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Provincial Library
Vol.   XXXI
No. 9
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Now is  the  time  to  Brighten up your Home
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We have just received an assortment of
Paints, Oils, Floor Stains,
and Varnishes   ,
Every Thursday
4 lbs   Tins   @   80c.
Crosse &  Blackwell's Vinegar
White or Brown per gallon $1.20
New Patent   QUEEN   FRUIT JAR   Now In
For Quality and Value Order From _     Phone 46
Greenwood grocery
Just In A Big Line Of ���
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Box, Bulk and Bars
Buy a box of these extra fine fresh Chocolates
? Mazda and Carbon Lamps    f '���%
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The Operator May Not
Know Mrs. Simtlt
. f. The.practice of giving tlisi telephone operator the name instead of the
nuinber of the party- being called is. an obstacle to efficiency "in telephone
"service, and subscribers are asked'not to use this-method.- .Operators are
instru'ctedito request the number if it is not given. ' -
Auction!     Auction!     Auction V
Why not realize on your
Surplus Stock?
Cash in hand,  is better i than a 6
mouth's Bill for Winter'Feed.
Terms Reasonable
Just Arrived and Very
Reasonably Priced
Ladies fine Silk Hose       $1.25
All Wool Hose in Black.
-" Brown and Heather  .85c
Boys and Girls Wool Stockings
Barretts Fancy Lace Edgin&s
Princess Pat Hair Nets 2 for 15c
Childrens Fancy Handkerchiefs
Greenwood Theatre
Commencing at 8.150 p.m.
Where Injustice Was Done To
.    Serve Justice
ff; .'ADOLPH ZUKOR Presents "a' V
:  George Fitzniaurice'Productioii. .    .-
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Betty Compson. Bert Lytell and
May McAvoy
Adapted for the screen by Ouida Bergere
;.-. -'from ffle'play by. Wiiliard'.Mack '���'���
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Letter;; of Thanks
of Canada, Limited   r
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Office, Smelting and Refining Pepamheat
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
v       Producers oi   Gold.   Silver,  Copper,   Fig LeaS  and Ziic
" V "TAD^NAC" -BRANS      ' _\   '      ' -; "
MB.  QiLBERT ;Pbideaux,
..Princekm,.B. 0.     7 -    .'
Dear Mii. Pbideaux:.;; -7 ;
���.-. I wiBh to thank you for
the cheque, which7 you have juet
handed me for SIOOO.OO, payment
under the insurance policy which
covered cay. late wife and, myeelf
with, the "Confederation 7 Life
Association. I was .in .doubfc
whether or not the policy was in
force . when. I advised you about
my wife's death and .1 feel I have
to.thank.you for looking;after iny
interest required to,, reinstate the
policy .after; I; had allowed it tb
lapsebecauBe one of your competitors gave me to understand that it
was doubtful if the $1000.00 would
be paid if my. wife died while the
20 year Endowment-. Joint Life
Policy7.was in; force. The best
proof that this waa untrue is the
cheque you have just given me and
which was paid over without the
slightest delay on receipt of advice
that the policy was-a claim.
The personal interest yoa took
in my case fe proof enough to me
that you are the right man to do
business with and yod may be sure
T will recommend yon   and   the
Con federation Life Association to
anyone thinking of life insurance.
'- �� Yours truly,'.' f - _.W
Greenwood, B.O.,    V
Sepfe..2o, 1924.-,   }}))X:y V;W.
L. Putzel left on Monday after-1
noon for Kimberley. W
���E. V. de^Lautour was in town
from the Main River on Monday.
Cash paid for hides at Browti's
Store, Midway;
George Watson, of Norwegian
creek, has bought an Overland
car. y '
Miss Vera Kempston spent the
week-end at her home in Bridesville.
. C. Carlson and familv .have
taken up residence on Kimberley
H. E. Andreas aud G. H.
Stilwell spent the week-end iri
Mr. and Mrs. Chas.  King were
visitors to. Grand  Fortfs during
the week-end.
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Miss Mude and Miss 'Hayes, of
Grand Forks,   were   visitors   in
Greenwood on Sunday.
Born���To Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Swanlund, of Boundary Falls, on.
Sept. 18th, a daughter.
Hon. W. H. Sutherland, minister of public works, was a
visitor in town last night.
Fall Wheat and Fall Rye at
Brown's Store, Midway.
Gilbert Prideaux, the genial
Confederation Life agent, of
Princeton, is spending a few days
in town.
Light aud heavy draying and
express done,by .Frank Maletta.
Leave orders at tbe Greenwood
Deer hunting was very good
during the week-end, Gus Graser,
Wm. Walrns.ley and Gari Intilla
each getting a buck.
An American moving picture
photographer was at the. Bell
mine last week: taking pictures "of
tiie tennis court strike.        ' .
Not a bit too sootf to think
about""""the ...sixth annual War
Veterans Masquerade Dance on
next Thanksgiving Day.
'��� Frank Peterson has rented the
old electric light office near the
Imperial"Hotel and has fitted it
up for an office arid garage. ...
7 Arthur Cochrane, - the Conservative candidate, f .was successful in the Provincial by-election
in North Okanagan yesterday.   .
_ f C. M. Short, inspector, paid an
official-visit .to f the -lpcal~branch
of the'Canadian Bank of- Coin-,
merce.011 Tuesday and. Wednesday-- V-.y.y���'-'-���'��� ���--.' x/x'xxx:'
.. Chas,- ,Nichols,7;Joseph f;Price
and' Lewis Bryant- returned on
Friday front a "few days visit to
Spokane, making.the. trip in Mr.
Nichols'-car. *     -77 V    -_-"' 7/ . ,
Mr. and Mrs. \ViyR... Dun woody
bf. Nelson and Miss ��� Rplston of
Vancouver, were the guests; of
Mr.., arid; Mrs. J. A. Fraser on
..Stanley. Peterson .and Wm.
Midyett attended fthe funeral 0 f
Betty de Lautour infftheupper-
Kettle river ou Tuesday, making
the trip withfRey. W. R. Walkinshaw.-' .yXz ' .-.-
Mr. and Mrs. W. Rittenburg of
Eteilingham, Wash.., announce
tlfe birth.of a daughter, Willimiha
Kent, August 227 . Mrs. Rittenburg was formerly Miss .Edith
Sinclair.- ���   V  -      -.-'���"Wf.  7-W
Mrs. ., Lester . McKenzie. arid
Mrs.."C.'"T. Fenner. returned on
Tuesday morning from attending
the Fair in Nelson,.and:whilef in
that cityrf were-th.'e,gu'ests fof Mrs.
-Guy Wright,   f . -    .
"The Greenwood Theatre attracts large crowds . every Saturday evening with the excellent,
pictures; that aire being- shown".
On Saturday of this week a 7-
reel .feature "Kick In" will be
shown with. Betty Compson, Bert
Lytell. and May McAvoy taking
the leading parts.
The Lafalot GirPs Club is now
holding it's" weekly meeting in
the Fire Hall on Friday aights
with Mrs. Stapleton as hoaorary
president* Miss Isabel Keir, pres~
iderit &cd Miss Ruth Asam, secretary-treasurer;. Sewing and
gymnastics are occapyiag their
I evealags for .the present..   -:- *
Rally Day in Greenwood
Citizens of Greenwood old and
young you are expected to be
present at the Rally Day Services
in the Presbyterian Church.
10.30 a.m. The Sunday School
will, be in charge of the program.
7.30 p.m. The Young People
will conduct the Service. Come
and here your own young folks,-
sing and speak.    Subject:
Racial Good Will, "Of One
Speakers: Misses Axam, Keir
and Kempston.
Dr. A. Francis and School Inspector P. H. Sheffield were
in Christian Valley on Wednesday. Dr. Francis reports that
the recent illness in that section
has subsided.
Mrs: R. D. Kerr, of Midway,
Mrs. T. Jenkin, Miss Ruth Axam,
Miss Isabel Keir and Lewis Keir
motored over to Trail on Friday
to visit relatives aud friends, returning Sunday evening after an
enjoyable t_rip.
A merry time washadatthe
party at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. R. Folvik No. 7 road on
Sept. 13th; About ISO were
present coming from Beaverdell,
Fife, Midway, Greenwood and
other points. Dancing was the
main attraction of the .evening
and a sumptuous supper was
served at midnight.
'Dr. A.'Francis, of Armstrong,
recently of Grand Forks/arrived
in town on Wednesday and will
move into the MacLean house on
Silver St. Dr. Francis comes
very higuly recommended and
it was good news to the citizens of
Greenwood and district when it
was made known that he had
located here.
Charles King reports a good
attendance at Messrs, Lauchlin
& Para's Auction at Grand Forks
last Saturday. Jersey cattle
brought from $54.00 to- $38.00
while other stock brought poor
prices. Hogs sold from $25.00
down. Farm implements and
household furniture-found a ready
sale.    All payments were, cash.
An unoccupied wooden building on Gold St., known as the
Sam Lee Laundry was totally
destroyed by fire on Saturday
evening .about 6.30 o'clock.
Owing-to no wind blowing at .the
time the firemen had no difficulty
in. keeping, the -flames from
spreading.. The cause of the fire
is-., unknown. The loss is not
covered by. insurance.-- .     - - -
The 'cqntinued dry spell has
caused the water ' in many good
fishing pools on Boundary creek
to become stagnant and many
fish would die there. , Chas..
King, a keen follower of Isaac
Walton, while strolling along'the
creek a; few days ago was very
much surprised to find a' 19-inch
trout,' one. that he had tried to
catch on many occasions, dead in
one these pools.
Little. Miss Dorothy Muir entertained about twelve of her
young friends on Monday afternoon infii.ottor of her fourth birthday. - A lively time was spent
in.playing games such as hide-
the-thinibie, blind man1s buff and
London Bridge. - At four o'clock
the .happy, guests sat down to a
dainty luncheon, thc chief attraction on the table being a prettily
decorated birthday cake adorned
with four red candles. Excitement, ran high when- the first
nickle - was discovered in the
cake. .At six, o'clock the merry
makers-left for their homes much
pleased^ with the" enjoyable time
.they had."'-       "    ,' '
Mr; and Mrs.. D. Mcintosh have
always taken much ' interest in
the work of the local "Presbyterian Church, Repeatedly Mr-
Mcintosh has" helped the Church,
financially, and during the-time
the family was resident in Greenwood, Mrs. Mclntosk was not
spairing in her efforts for the good
of thb cause. Members ~and
friends of the congregation will
be dejighted to learn that Mr.
and Mrs. Mcintosh have recently
presented their old home to the
Church to be used as a permanent residence for the Minister is
Greenwood. This, is truly a
worthy gift aad we are much
indebted to oar friends for this
latest token of good wilL
Hospital For The
Greenwood District
For a considerable period many
discussions have been heard in
reference to establishing a Public
Hospital in this District. Midway through their Women's
Local of the United Farmers
made a commendable effort in
this direction, and" other outlying
towns have always shown a desire
to co-oper^e with any concentrated effort. That such an institution is a necessity is proved
by the great number of patients
that are usually found in the
Grand Forks Hospital, who hail
from this district west and south
of Greenwood.
At a special meeting of the
Greenwood.City Council, this live
issue was brought up for discussion, and although the City
Council cannot take the responsibility of establishing a Hospital, they were able ���to put in
motion the necessary machinery,
which no doubt will resolve itself
into the establishment of. a Hospital Board offDirectors, drawn
from the district, who will take
charge of the establishment.
It was suggested that the but-
lying towns of Midway, Kettle
Valley, Rock Creek, Beaverdell,
Bridesville and other places be
represented on the Board by each
appointing a Director^ It was
also thought that each of the
outlying districts, would wish to
associate themselves with the
movement by donating a bed or
room in the Hospital, which
would- carry their name. It 'is
hardly necessary to remind the
people of the district that the
-success of the Hospital depends
entirely on their strenuous cooperation and sympathy, both
morally, physically and"" financially, and if all creeds classes
and societies bend their efforts in
this direction, the success of the
Hospital is assured.
Dr. A. Francis, of Armstrong,
who has been relieving Dr. C. M.
Kingston, of Grand Forks, has in
a great measure helped -to bring
the establishing of a Hospital
prominently before the public,.
and is willing to install an Operating Room in conjunction with
the Hospital, and the. whole
establishment will be uader the
guidance of Dr. Francis, who,
will be the resident physician for
this district.
Announcement of a general"
meeting of the district will ba
made in the near future.
Kettle Valley Notes
- Mrs. Stanley Bubar has returned
from Greenwood.
Miss Mary Caldwell left, for
Nelson last week.
Ngms has been received that ~ P,
Rock is in the Hospital at Trail.
Mrs. W.'B. Fleming, of Greenwood, is visiting -Mrs. Harry
Martin.   W
A. E. Bonnett has bought the
farm recently belonging to Miss
Welstead,- which adjoins his own
place.       - '        W
' The next meeting of the W. A.
will be held at the home of Mrs.
Douglas Hamilton on Wednesday,
Oct. 1st.    ' X -
There will be no- Service in the
Anglican Church until Sonday,
Oct. 12feh, when the Harvest
Festival will be held. The Church
wardens wiil be glad of any offerings of fruit, vegetables, etc. for
the purpose of decorating the
Midway News <
- The Midway -Whist' Club will
hold their first, card ' party iu the
Old School House at' 9 p.m.-on"
Friday 26fcb inst.,' AH welcome.   -
TheU. F. Womens Local will
hold their meeting on Saturday,
Oct. 6th at 2 p.m. A prize is to be
awarded for tbe best. card table
made.-  Tea will be served.
The Ladies Aid will  hold their
monthly meeting in the Old School
House on .Wednesday,  Oct. 1st at
-2   p.m.   Tea   wiil   be-served, by,
Mesdames Bush and Salmon,
Dad (sternly):     "Whe/e  were
yon las! night?"
Son:   "Ofaj jusfe riding around
with some 0! the bovs."
D&d:   "Well, tell 5em   aot  to
j leave Iheir hairpine in ths car.
f- .:^J 'the ledge, greenwood, b. 0.
The West To-day
By a Speci.ii Staff Correspondent of
the Daily Telegraph
V.V have iveenMy returned lrom an
c-xiciuli'd lour ihrotmh ilu* west. k<>-
iiiK ;is far ii." I'tiiiee Unpen nvi r the
Canadian .N'iiiloiiiil' Railways nnd lrom
ilim port by ste.unship i.o Vancouver
mid Victoria wlence wc journeyed
homeward over ill.' Canadian Pacific
AVe visiicil nil ilie leading eiiie-., in-
I'ludiuK Winnipeg. Saskatoon, Kditidn-
ion. Prince Rupt rt., Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary an; Regina.
Wo talked with a large number of
flic lending citizens of these cities and
lound ilie west in a very hopeful mood
���much more hopeful and optimistic
Mian Ihe people in lhe ens; 'nave any
Jfnatri nation.
Tlie westerner stands loday in Ilu;
sunn' posilion as llie eastern manufacturer, who has I a ken his loss in business, revised his .iianul'aeuirins costs
and established a rigid economic policy of administration. Uo is making
bis revenue meet his expenditure.
Luxuries aie cm mil. ITe realizes
thai lie has to work hard I'or his living, lb-ones are scared out. of the
district like tramps. Chauffeurs are
laboo, every man and woman drives
his or her" own car.
On lhe golf eojrse Ihey do iheir own
caddying.      In   the homes  tiie young
people are being educated lo cook and
wail, on table.     'filings are gradually
getting down i.o normal.      'fhe   westerner of a  few years ago was drifting
into luxurious habits.    He was rlu'iik-
. ing of spending his.summer months on
his.ranch and the" winter hi-California.;-
He saw his foriiihe made .fin" ."-a';. iVy.""
years  and -retirement - ��� I'rbnv'-hiisiiiess-
'.beforo'old   age Wl -,iii. ���"���'���Mie --engaged
expensive - help /who".were;'; afraid ' io
-.work (iver'iinie.-'" \Vheai- and alf:other
products'" were, selling  ai' '.enormously
,,inll;Ued/values. ... lie"-' .increased', fids
."land; holding's.- bought: slacks  of ma-.
, /iiiiicry. and.biiilfmure buildings.;   ..To
do i liis"-l_e- boi.ru'M ed- "money; from ihe
/banks, a nd -Must- companies'.-  "If  was
^ not di.lic.uli:  b'oih were, eiiger'to" pour
out   million:;   if  \71fueu.   because   Mie-
.. borrower : cared /little about-hi toresi-
���c.liarges. -..Eigiii.Z>\- nine;per ceiii/iii;
'. teres!., and even- higher did-noi.'-phase
ihcm iuftlie.h-m'si-...    No one .'seemed io
.see'   any ���_ end-- to ibis cxtraordinary-
wc-siern 'developiheiil.- ���  .I'.ul .it-came al
-last.'"-   It- followed ui.jhef waisi; -of-'tJic.
"post-war-'depression  of ;i'!)20.    - Westerners, ;.we.i\>,-as"" ha d'ly-"hit/as tlie.-east-;
t'riio'i's".- -71_.oi.h- we're-s'timiied'- ;ai 7'(__uv
- same 'lime,' and 7wlien- they,  ca.iiie.- to','
;':>.ie. blamed-ihe. other; ���-"   ���/���     '-'."_--
;. "i: All, is  changed/    -The-'.wesi'. is'-set..-
fsiife place lo invest money .or take" up
' lands. /..There is liule inflation) sky-
' roc.kel ting.''*'  i'ake.bu'siiiess-' propositions- to,tempi- Mo new'"arrival...- /To
���" become, 'a .success ful .westerner., today
/Mr/newly arrived',  immigrant .���;niusif
. have a.-little" nieans Qr'tioveriimenVaid
= Svitii. which - .fo 'nio kef a si ait.  . JOyery -
-.one believes  Miat-bVifor- days/are' Ul
hand- because/lluy; a re/hopeful   Mint
Manitoba   Woman , XKanfes
I Lydia; Ei Pinkhfarn^s Vege*
table Gorcjpound 7; -'."
'' Crandall,  M anitoba.���-*' When. I 'was:
a young girl at home and working 1 had
' terrible pains, almost more than T.could
bear, and I  was not regular.   These
troubles kept me so tired all the time
that I had-no strength and no ambition
_ to" joiri in with .my friends and haye a
good'tinie.    I was just tired and miserable always and life just seemed as it" it
wasn't worth .living.    I saw bo much in
. the papers about- Lydia E. Pinkham's
��� Vegetable. Compound, and then I had a
friend  who" "had taken it. and told me
about it,-so I got some.   Every month
after taking it I got stronger and I soon
did riot.sufi'er' every month.   It stopped
the pains "and. helped pie other Ways,
Th.eirwhen'my babies were coming I was
-tired and worn out the'first three months
and ached badly.    I took the Vegetable
Compound right along and must say it
made a new woman of me and able to
do iriy work, and it helped rhe through,
confinement.   You see. I am a.farmer's
wife with a big house to' look after, and
three babies now,,   I have told ever so
many women about your medicine. Just
last Veck'I- got. a letter froni my old
- ehum jn the East. - Her baby was born
^fifteen .daysfbefore.mine and she dold
"me she.was.not feeling very well/her
baek aches so. much/ and that she is
roing to take the sssme medicine I took,
iOu can use nsr letter and I hope soma
' ene will fe helped by itf'" - Mrs. Jt fj. H.
. KtDD,. Box 56, Crandall,, Manitoba. , 0.
wheal and other agricultural products]   <^C?
will rise in value. (Wrinen in June.)
Tlie spirii ol" i.lie wesi is slill alive.
The world depression wliich knocked
the boi.loui nut of wheal prices is
gradually passing over: It.lias silled
out ihe financially weak ones. Bul
I here ceriainiy is a silver lining io the
clouds ol" ihis greai wheal growing
area. There are signs in all directions of a return lo ilu- soil by those
Canadians who lift fur ilie Soul hern
Stales. They h;;ve realized "thai-all
is not gold thai gliders." The alluring all ruction of higher wages did not
last long. ~ The Western American
States are experiencing similar economic cotidiiions as those of lire Canadian west, and thousands of Canadians, so we are fold, are reluming 10
i heir nalivo soil.
Say "Bayer"-InsistI
For Pain      Headache
Colds   ���
Accept only ��t
%^/^i Buyer packa,.
which contains proven directions
Handy  "Bayer" lioxca of  12  tablets
Also bottles of 24 and 100���-Druggists
As]ilrln Is the trudo ranflc (nglfterril In
Canada) of linytr MiiiiifuPtnre ot M.uio-
actUcaddostiT ot   .Sallcylicari'l   ,
Life and Contentment
Elephant  Has  Curious  Teeth
Uses     One     P.-.ir     Until     They     Are!
Worn  Off j
The    elephant    is    provided  wiih aj
very peculiar set of lentil.     The l.usks i
are,  of  course,     simply     enormously |
elongated eye teeth;   I his "in  itself is j	
strange enough   bul when we come to \ Do   Your   Best   and   Don't   Worry   Is
the grinding teeth, or molars, we find Good Maxim
In Newton, Connecticut, lhe other
day, _\lrs. Nora llradley Kane died at
the age of 1.09. She had always been
blessed wiih health���a privilege not
universal to persons who attain long
life, yet I'reciuenf among them.
Mrs. Kane's formula was "Work
hard  and  leave all   the rest  to Clod."
something still more curious. lia has
six of i hem on each side of his jaw,
but he tloes not use them all at. once;���
in i'aci he never uses more than one
pair af a lime.
When ho begins io��oai hard food as
a liny fellow weighing only three hundredweight, or so. ihe pair nearest ihe
Iron I of his mouth come into action.    lAn admirable m i.vim for one endowed
The others are .either within thej wiih excellent heclth. and in the later
gums, or only just showing, lie uses j half of it. applicable lo everyone. For
his i colli pretty bard, and in course jibe physically frail il might be modi-
of lime the first grinders become very j lied to "Do your duty and leave all the
worn.     They then begin to move for-j rest to God."
ward   followed   by  lhe    second    pair,      Still,   not   over-slroiig   individuals,
which are still hi and new. and even invalids, often show af phono-
licl'ore long lho first pair has gone menal capabilily.for gelling away with
clean out ol' aeiio'n,'whilst the. second, work. Herbert Spencer thought'out
besides -moving forward ink) their and wrote his whole system ol'���syn-
place, lias-grown until ihey are ofthe j Miotic philosophy" despite a handicap
same size as0lhe worn-out ones. j of invalidism that would have provent-
���  The second pair gives way in lime Jed a less resolute man from ever accomplishing a ienih of such a task.
io a third, and so it goes on until,
when all his teclii are worn our. the
elephant, musi die because lie cannot
The   Oid-Time  Fence
Formulas for living lo very old age
are cousianliy coining io light. The
public is eager I'or I hem. One of the
best of them all is one lhat is usually
applied rather to iransiforv conditions
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V'-' .  VV     W^W"". - -'. -  I than io a'pertiianenl  aim.      ft is ihe.
Places; So ' Enclosed Have Gone Out j watchword; .'Don't worry." .. .:.'"--
;' V ���'-'' ',.',- .'. ���of'.^t>.'p;' , - ;....' ���.'-:-. .;,- Ti -Mrs." Katie's. ��� aphorism is in fact
--_r>i(!'.you.V.vcr._lia'\:i' Vfehce?," One [saying, ."Don't: -worry," in anoMiur.wa'y.
:-lhfat we/H. all- a.r'oiiiHlfyo'iirjiome- and.|K0r 6n"e7wiio'entrusts what he orVjie-
had-a-bik-fgate.aV-ihe: back.-wiih the. eaiinoi.'accompl^lif to. l)rtfn<Xl>f<XhU
lil,t;ie.;gu'l'e  alwajs iii-okenf Ironr-your ,t.ii,.-o,-wili Tioif.worry��� Buffalo Times'. ''
swinging."on   it']:������:��� And   did -you  ever  -.;���]..;       ��� .^ .-    '"'.���''	
pretend, ihai". e.v'evy'Uiiiig.'inside'-ihe "~ ; -     'X   ,. - r -., -V-"   '.,'..-"    - ���'."
md   uie *>ays .fcarth ] fcxplpdes-
fence..was. -your.,  kingdom     and    'tl'it
neigh lipids- crii.cU'.-n-.and; his  c'a't ��� were:
sneaking . foreign.' ihievesf who  would
stoop.even -to stealing'..radishes iiut.ot
yoii.r. '.laihei-'s garden., aiul " your    o'wh.
cat's mice pui -ol' your -'woodshwi? "-���
7.Then;'is soiiieiliiiig alluring-aboifi "a !;
house .enclosed- by. a,--ifeii'ce -and .some--.
thing' coiiifori.abli,'-about, living in -iJiai-
lidu.se.-_ "f; Th-.-re, is ii .sense 'oi"= dominion-
.which,.oiily a fence. c,an_give aud also.-
arii-all it ude   of - d ignity" anil. restVa im.
w.h_.eh apparently the world  lias. lost'.
'..For. fences --have gone, out- of-'sfyie.-.
and now1! lie.iieigliboi's. chickens' board
regularly:.-on ' your,    failier's-   --garden
paichfand'Hie heigbbor's car and your i n*?1 'W^Mip .may .be .the.flasi.;   (hat
cat  nool. the jew. mice' iui'y'- eatcii jn [��}}"?_* "">' rollo^a' few. hundred mil.-
j lion; years after." .-."-"Thl.s is "if disiurb-
i ing-theory'I hat IM Jolly ad\ances, "yet-
Support  Your Home  PaiJer-; \h<< ���y bo_risht, scieiitis,^ sonreumos
---    '-..���-  . .__^__ -   :���   -..        .-..iar��;.     But-don't. w<)ri:y...'Vou'Jl-not be.
bei-eio pai'licipate,. let iibe. eiiJiei'.a
.caiaclysni in:, iire for water. '-Nor are
tlie figures- given, by ihe distinguished
Dublin scientist, of ;j_hundred million
years, .s.o exiremel after all;' lor there
At  Regular  Intervals
According" "to   Dublin .Scientist- B!o"w-i
-Up:Occurs Every H'undre.dfMillion'.
- '���.: '     ';-'���__ Ysafrs - -f }'���      XyX-X:
[ ])r.;'.luhn .Voilj, of Dublin-University,'
fellow  o'l'-ihe Itoyitl  Sociely'pf Engr.
land, say.���>��� that e\ ery hundred million
years -or  so  Mie  earth   is  due ".I'or. a
blow-iipf .'dui'iii'g   wiiicli'   jiej-iod     the"
rocks, on "Ihe_sui'lace aref.-nieltcd, the
oceans.-.uirned  into steam- and "every-
iliing.ma.de lo seeiii and boil,like present-,eondit ion's on fi lie.'planet Jupiter of
our-solar ,system.,    lie.hgures;thai Ihe
Greenland Was Once
-Flourishing Colony
Cattle      Throve     On      Its-    Pastures
Thousand Years Ago
Greenland lias come info ihe public
eye and the newspaper headlines lately through Mie exploits of the United
States aviators, who made it a stage on
their round-1 he-world journey. They
had no bleaker landing pjace, and
none in which a mishap would have
exposed I hem to greater hardships and
perils. Though today Greenland is
a synonym I'or barren desolation, its
principal pioducts being glaciers and
its main exp..rt>. being icebergs, it was
the seat of a nourishing settlement
long before Columbus' voyage of dis-
covery.s In itssouihern fiords. Eric
and Ked founded a colony nearly a
thousand years ago. Sheep, cattle
and horses drove on ils green pastures, wiience ii look the name now
mocked by the icy nYoitiilaius which
cover ihe interior. The hardy Norsemen hunted the reindeer on land and
the seal and white, bears drifting on
ice floes along lhe shore. Af sites
|slill marked on the map at Godthaab
and Julianshaab were the chief settlements, of which clear tracts remain.'
As late as ihe fourteenth century'there
were about 300x farms, two cloisters
and sixteen chur dies, one of which
was lhe Episcopal" residence. This
little community existed ,in political
independence until 1201, when it surrendered to the Norwegian Crown.
Communication between Greenland
and the mother country, whicli was
intimate I'or a long time, ceased at the
beginning'of the fifteeiilh century, aiid
the colony gradually expired. The
last-Bishop to live'in the island died
in 1377. But nominally the lie with
Europe'continued, and when the union
of Norway and Denmark was dissolved in lSl'l Greenland was claimed by
lhe Danish 'KingV There is scientific
evidence of a radical change of climate during the: Middle Ages, ascribed
to cosmic causes affecting a large part
of the earth. Bodies buried 600 years
ago have recently been found in a
frozen state, and-it is contended that
they were buried in unfrozen ground,
as the corpses were decomposed while,
the wrappings remained intact, covered,by grass roots.-
Today the population numbers
about .10.000; of whom only 800 are
Europeans, mostly'Danish ollicials, ihe
trade of Mie colony being a ".Government1 monopoly. ' Unless there is another.change of climate the Eskimos
will not again be challenged by European imrhigiaiioi:.'.-Aiul it is unlikely,- after -recent .experiences,"filial -it
willf be -.oii.tlie." route'"of- tlie".wor!tils
.aerial "highway.���Toronto Globe;.77: 7
is the arch-enemy
of health
Conquer the enemy of constipation aivd you rout a whole
army of physical foes, including indigestion, biliousness,
sick rheadache, sleeplessness and nervous dyspepsia.'
Beecliam's Pills have been a 'world-wide favorite laxative
for over 80 years. They go straight tc the cause of many
ills and remove it. Thoy act promptly, pleasantly and surely. Purely
vegetable, harmless, non-habit-forming. ���'"'.��� These time-
tested pills strengthen the stomach, stimulate the liver and
Sold Everywhere in Canada
- *
Wonderful  Omnibus  Ride
Vou !-��� garage.���Emporia "Gazelle.
Disloyalty"; of Citizens,. Forces.' Many
, -������- .Printers Cut-of Business - f ,[
Hundreds'of' small 'newspapers.all
over; t:he .country7'have f given1' up Vihe'
ghost.," for': a' 'number'., of-, reasons,
Lack of "siii/portfupon Hie pari oVpeof j "'''e ""V'1' 'scientists/who say lhat. the
pji.v >vIiojii.lii��'y..,'hope'- to : nerve, ibo
many papers .fin'. Mie hfi&.'' poor'man-,
ngemeiit ��� and...ui my '-other-fillings, "iii;-:
eluding lack;.<>!/working- feapital. v-.ai.e
causes'.-. - ���" '. ���'���[ ���'���'. ''������' -. ���'_.- f. '���:��� ' ....
." Bniiill print shops over,"ih'.-co'iiuiry
are-!alling f-teadily,- because;.-of .coni-
petitipii. .from", nearby'- ciii���>��"., -��� Ilargi-'
concerns wliich'depend -lor", their' jiro-
fits . 11 pou .,fat political. i>i:inlinK,. state
printiiig' and liinre"orders'- Iroiri Jargi-
linns, '.send '.'.theii- 7��gAnlss  ib'/siunll
towus-io gnib'thr. ;.cj,iyV; titid '.coiiiity-j-Patror' Officer Cim,  Catch'-fFast  Ones
-..;"���   '  -Down -In Kingston,-_
.'Aiiparently gay]and.earoles.; moior-
is.ls don't,stand ..much chahce'-of get:
can li. in some form.; has .'existed from
fiye'bilUoii to. ten, billion' years." fit'
she-UUtifr.be (rue, and UivJoIlyls fig-
ur'ls sir'i'-' noi at fatill, iherc' Inn (.'been
finite n number of. blow-up's' "of "tli?
���'t;i'trth:; in.'the pastf each = of fli'em- ���ppr-
ha p's--destroy iiig'civiHxa I ions- fas f ad-
yaii'oed and vari->gated-as; our -own.���
Omaha" Worldrlleiaid. _X[X'' - 'X-X
Motor Cop On the Job
commercial .'-printing- where '��� 1 hey /"can
get il" and., lojdck ii]�� Mnaller jobs al
cost-or less'a-."iiller.V'" .7. '/      ���'"-.'-  '
���lJisIovaI.lv ��� lo/tiie ;honie. .paper .and', irig away-in;.Kingston."-. The.follow
the iiome printers .upon the - 'pari.' of
the people o'f Mie .town is"-".gradually
forcing many of 'thetn';oitt. of business,'
���Anoka-. Minn., Herald'; /.WW
is. from .lhe.Kingston Standard.
' "It Vis -fut ile- td-'.ii\y-asi(l-beal tlie
speed oflicefs ��� to it. "_ Patrol; OHIcc'r
-Wilsfm -roochtJy .iii-oved'lt/. A powerful touring .car. speeding on thehigh-
. prizes For E.P. -Ranch- .      -      wav. .������-,,. wi[i.oh ^.^ -l;hii>.0 '��� =- Bt,rore
The .Prince..or >Vale:s was-a' heavy .iiK7-mot6rist w-a's foverhauled' Wilson
winner;at/the Victoria, B:C. Kail Fair!wa^. torCfd .���, 8:j/nlife per hoiir.-and
through vnu;ies.lroiTi;:tlie���K;P, Ranch.] he pRSS,.d the car ,vhen it lfgfctpr^
'J'welve first prizes '"wer��/.: s/.-cureif 'iii
the shbrthorn chitfses of cattle; in'ad-
diiion to twelve firsts-.for ^Hampshire
sheep and three -'firsts' in PhrQpshirejSi
'Girl  Finger  Print Expert   ���-'"'.
.Miss    Beulah-..  Amy. _ a " 19-year-old
I Nt-w. Orleans girl, is'a firigV print ex-
i pert/and th?"youngest member of tlio
laternarionai' Association, for 'Identification of-the L'niud'States.-;'- r -'������-' :z'
72 iniles.an hour. -The.driver was lin-
'e(i..?.2.00 fdrffreck'Iessffdriyirfg.;-;. Tlie
motoicycles .used by,. ��� patrol "/officers
have, bc'eh-proved to be capable of at
least f 9J  "miles per. hour/'   .-
>J.V U.vly^S-
England Buys Bocks' For -Japanese
." By passing the diplomatic and co'n--
suliir vote the -"House, of Commons
sanctioned the gift by the British Gov-
je'ninicEt pf; ?125,000 ror'uie purchase
"-In .- soni'7 sections/.' of Hungary-the i oLbodks in.Qreat.Biitaih'for the Tokio
superstition,,prevails.'that'-.a -loaf of Imperial Vnivendiy
bread  hak(^i oit- Friday-'and itnpaif-d
op. a"s'fi'cK'ifi.'a .sure.'caft-guard'against
Site.'-.-���'"'-'-- ',"[��� X  ixXyXX.  ���. ���.:--,--j ���. _
Skyscrapers Going Higher
V The ^alue;0f WPubHcity"    ;;
Retail-Dealers "Cannot . Afford . to
7N'e'gject TheirfAdvertising.-",-"-
-fin a small - town. 011 the American
Middle .West���region where.,tiie :"i���iail
order" syste.m, of .shbpjilng has a. tremendous, vogue���a good sfoi;y was recently "told at tlicexpense'pt' thelocal
storekeeper.' ..When- he .came /home
oiie night Iiis wife -proudly showed him
anunusual typo of i.'gg-beafer she had
jiisLbqttght'froni one. of. the mail"-.order,
firms. ' . There, appi-'ared at qiice on his
"face a" loblC'oi'^ surprise/ins'teatrofTilie"
pleasure she had (yepe'eted' to find..-She
asked hiiivwnal., the trouble .was.; ��� -'.:
. ; "W.el!-,"' he rebiied, ;'-,rv'e'-;ha(l_. hair
<i-dozen'of these, things in stock .for p.
year,-and i'vebeen 'wondering Iibw'-oii
eartli I was ever /going to get rid of
flieni."/- The incident is being used ih;
the.press-to '.illu'sira'le- ihe vaiiie or
"publicity;" "-If," it,.is argued-, a-retail
trader keeps. his stoclcf/pf household
appliances secret even-to his own wife,
liow can. he expect-to find cus'iome'rs
ior.1 hem?���London Daily'Mail.   . y y
f: . '-Petroleum Production.
/ O.f a. total production of 170.-109 barrels for WIX Ontario contributed 15.V-
400'barrels, New Briinswick,S.bSti'har.-
retennd AJbfcrla "1.943 parrel's. - AU of
.'Ontario's output was from wells".in ihe.
southwestern portion off-llie province.
New oil'wells'of considerable capa-i-
clty have. r^cenHj'-, be.'h.biought in,In
.tlio . Ontario;field,;,' while -, iigg.-ossiyi"
d'riilingisiaking place InfAlboria wiUi
reports""o"f'new wells-being brought, in..
/ Md.rc -'than ,900 travelling libraries
siipplyfroading-matter to'tlie people of
Saskatchewan^ Canada/
London    Claims    Best    Six-Cent
Ir. World
What ls Ihi! mosl wonderful omnibus ride in the world?
Opinions, may .differ, but London
thinks it has far and away the most
wonderful one in the :bus ride i'rom
the Victoria Itailway station- to the
great frowning walls of the Bank of
England in the heart of the financial
Here, say? Loudon, is what you gat
for six cents:��� 7   -
Weaving Victoria Station you reach
Westminster, passing St. Margaret's,
the scene of. the world's most fashionable weddings, the great Westminster Abbey and the distinguished
House, of .Parliament and across-lhe
'Thames-you cat:h;a glimpse of the
great home of -the London County
Council. :\
Then/��� you sweep into Wbiteball,-
whereMhc Government. Offices are,
passing Downing Street wlj,ere always"
a knot .of-people stand gazing at the
Prime Minister's home. Here stands
the Cenotaph���the Empire's shrine���
and the Horse'Guards Parade aud the
United Service- Museum containing
mememos from all the past wars of
this doughty���not to say tough���little
island.- . 'Then you swoop into Trafalgar Square with the Nelson Column
and up the Strand���the cosmopolitan
historic Strand pnst Bush House���
America's mo mi 111 en t in London���and
fhe famous Law -Courts when the
Common law was evolved, on info
Fleet Street past- the haunts of Dr.
Johnson and diaries Dickons the London newspaper piiices, tlien " across
Ludgate Circus, past-St.'Paul's Cat he-
dray to the Bank, of England.'. '_ -
Resort   of   Buildcrs--to   Escape   High
Land Rentals
Skyscrapers 750 feet high are coming iu great numbers, it's predicted.at
Humecting of National Association of
Building Owners and Managers. . . ������
This is made posisble by recent/improvements ln express elevator service/operators   handling, the  cars   by 7
push  bullous.      Stops  will  be  mad? ^
every  tenth  floor.      There'll  be local:
elevators for each deck of .1.0 floors. "���������������
High    land    values'are  compelling   V
man to resort to inventive ingenuity   .
that, is magical.      The high, .building
and tlie elevator are simply attempts..',
fo escape from land/rentals.���Worcester Post. ,      7- ./.��� ���" -:'V  ;//"
Once a. moln'er has used Baby's Own
Tablets for her little one she would
use nothing -else/ The Tablets give:
such results thai the mother has no-
thiug but words of praise and thankfulness for fihem. ' Among i.he 'thousands of mothers throughout Canada,
.who praise the Tablets is Mrs. David
A. Anderson, New Glasgow, N.S., whe
���writes:���"[ have ustd Baby's Own-
Tablets I'or my children and from my
experience I would not be without
them. l would urge eyeuy- other
mother to keep r box of the Tablets
in the house." The Tablets are a
mild but thorough laxative which
regulate ;ii�� bowels and- sweeten the
stomach; drive out constipation and,
indigestion; break up colds and simple fevers and make teething, easy.
They are sold by medicine dealers, or
by mail at 25c a box from' The Dr.
���Williams' Medicine Co., - Brockville;
Ont.   : V
')} Boy Scouts Good ^Citizens
Are "Trained- to Think of Others
; --. -7 Before-Themselves ��� , '/'
' The.Boy Scout is ho longer regarded, as'a soldier in ".embryo. "������ ire _ is
known-as the" best type'of th'c-;yoi\ng
citizenf.wlio is trained .. to think' 'ot
others 'as well, as', of, himself, and "is
ready/at all lime's" to. do'a good,turn,
not- for ���"reward, but for t he-joy of doing, it. ��� ",-ln tlie,:e days of "perverted
union, when, combination ��� iias as '.its
mainspring ihe avarice "of self-seek'-
ersf .tlur'alti'iiislIc^riiotiS"e"s of"UuTBo.v"
Scouts constUute .; one .. of ."the' most,
iiopefui features of the, tinie.-ean'yihg
wiih:it the hojie-bf/a less .s.olfis.h generation ,(0 eoiiie.-^The- Scotsman.- .'��� :-.
-"   Obliging,
Hostess (to a neighbor's little girl
who has"-come to tea):. "Say your
grace, dear, and then we can begin."
Little Girl: "Well, 1 will if you like,
but my..real name's Doris, you know."
'. Blacksmiths, saddlers 'tind "wheol-..
wrights" -aro . just'- beginning tc "''�����-
out iri'Europe.-    " -""/.'"
- "Clilekens who;come homo'to roost
have niore.sense than some people.'
Be thou "in.the fear-of/the/Lord, all .ihe
- f   day long.���Prov. xxiii.717..-   - >
V  Sohere hath beeri dawning -''" -:'
-    Another bluu:day; ""���,-.
.   Think,'wilt tlV6uflet.il "f f ,.'���"'"-
'/."--.- Klip uselost uwiiy?.".'- f      ";/.
. .Out of .eferniify ' ' "- ...���,.'-'"-
'-'.-" This-new day is born;'. / f
- -  Into eternity. V "���"'-.'/���'''..:
f-',   ��� Ar'niglit "doth 'relm-'ij; f -
��� "���  ��� ' '   y    ���ThoifiasfCarlylo /
The-misppents of eyery minufe.ari! a
���riew'i'ce'ord agnin-.t us in heaven. Siiro.
If. we thought���ih'us, we..<_iiou)d dismiss,
them with better, reports;-.and "not .suffer, t'liem to lly away empiy, or laden
wiih dangerous intelligence. Ilovr
happy is.it whwi thcy cu'ry- up hot
only tlio mes'sa.Ke. "but the fruits of
good,7iuid stay "with 'Mre/Anch^nt- of
Days to speak for "us - before ".His glorious throne.' ��� . _'-' ���"...-. .-���-.'"
"-   . - ", -  -.���-������,*'- :���John Milton.
Ask X-
The., )
No.Rbck, :
. Head-Office, Edmonton
.   I"
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W  "|l\-
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��� r-. .   -,.'.._. ... A
Wiih ihe Cream
, Lefl In!. ���_ ���:
-Free Uecipe. Book���-
Write thc Borden Co.
. Limited,  Montreal..
JRT.-e.  rih.S4
VThe library ' o! lhe university was
destroyed ..in rhX earthquake; of. last
yeas, and this.gift.Is iafiestitutlon-
*.'���' %
Calgaryf���"Statistically,' the world's
wheat  crop justifies    higher    prices.
_Crops are poorer in. all the.-chief countries,- and Europe will want a. lot ot
wheat, maize,.oats and barley, so that
. unless farmers rush their grains on
the. markets of IhV consuming countries ton rapidly/the^' will see very j
fair advances within llie nest three or
foui"months, wheat possibly reaching
$1.50 or more in Western Canada."
This is the gi7; of the grain situation in the .world at. present- as gathered by G, U. "Walker, of Sidney, N.S.AV.,
a member of the grain firm of Lin^Jey
and Walker, who is roiiirning to Afft-
tra.liu. after visiting the Wembley exhibition and spending many weeks'in
practically every grain-growing country between Sweden and the borders
of the Balkan states. ..Mr. Walker
was in Calgary, stopping:off to see the
[Premier Herriot Is
j    Attacked By Communists
I   ������ '"��� >. X. ;���-   ��� ���     '  ;.
Pans.���Premier      Herriot      of
France, narrowly escaped injury in
.Marseilles.,when 200 communists,
swinging canes'/and    sticks . and  ..
shouting..''amnesty,"" made a determined   effort   to surround and
mob the Premier in the main thor- . f
oughfare   of   the   southern   city,
members of  the  Premier's  party
disclosed on his arrival here. Herriot was rescued from an excited
crowil only after the   police;   who.
arrived belatedly on Ihe scene/had
dispersed the gathering.
Approves Construction
Of Wireless Stations
Australia     Will     Have     Three,    One
Communicating   With   Canada
Sydney.���Tlie   Federal.. Parliament
has approved the construction    of   a
beam wireless station    in    Australia.
The Amalgamated Wireless-Company,
progress made hero since his last visit /    whiPi7 the Commonwealth Govern-
X I ment has a,half Interest, will now pro-
reports Mr. -Warner, j ceed wilh Uia"erection,of. tliree-'sta-
��� '- i
���in   different
The cost of the three stations will
not exceed: ��120,000 (about $600,-
000):/one-fourth the cost of.the high
power station previously proposed.
These stations guarantee to include a
50 per cent, increased capacity over
the high power station. It is expected the new stations will be'working in
six or eight mon'.hs.
iu 190S.
All of Russia,
has a poorer crop than last year, and j^ )Q- c6jnnumicaUng^ilh Canada,
the. recently  published report of the |.(n(j twowij.h
wheat situation by, Sir James Wilson, j (ijrectjOUS_     "
In  the London Times, .was criticized;
in London papers by Mr. Walker while
he w'as in. London.     The estimate of
the exportable surplus of wheat in the
various countries is too high, according to Mr. Walker,   whose   estimate,
after actually investigating the vari-
'ous .wlieal/growing   areas,    including
many of the    wheat-growing    states
.across the line, as well as iu lCurcyie,
is about-1,000,000 quarters, or 80,000,-
000 bushels.'less than that~cstiii"i'ated
by Sir  James  Wilson.'   >Mr. Walker
cuts,   down    the   amount ascribed to
Australia, as well   as   to ..practically
every other country, with the exception, possibly   of Argentina, which he
considers cannot be    estimated   with
much-accuracy yet.>-
-Mr.   Walker    believes that Canada
may export the amount indicated, 21,-
000,000 quarters,'or 168,000,000 bush:
els,   if   the   price is higher, Inn not
otherwise.     He is of. the opinion that
the price level-was too low last, year,
compared with/ the world    crop,   and
that, as much will be needed for consumption, with less "sifpply available.
India is credited with .an   exportable
: Kiirpius" of .]0,000;000 quarters' by Sir
.Tamos Wilson, while Mr. Walker cuts
this in. half as a generous allowance.
Importing countries, he believes, will
want a little more perhaps than they
required iast year. ' N '
World's Wheat Crop Short
Many  European  Countries' Will   Have
-.. "    To Import ferain
.Ottawa.���A.'woiid reduction in the
supply of wheat of 371,000,000 bushels
as compared with last.year is estimated in a report, received from the Infer-
.national Institute of Agriculture" at
Kome, Italy. V-   '-
Great.    Britain.- Scandinavia;" Germany,- France tfnd Italy' will' be the
chief importers of wheal.      Drought
_~a"iid_i;ains liave"caused great losses in
' the:crops of Europe)    /...-"/  7- f ' V'
/' -Wholesale Arrests, In Moscow --
���'-'-. Berlin.-���Wholesale -arrests- are taking, place in Moscow.."- ' HJ��-estimated
that 3,0,6.0- persons' have been ' jailed
by .the Che'cka, who fear that-reports
of uprisings iu Georgia and Azerbaijan
will, react on "lilt/capital.- , M. Zino-
. vle'ff,' at Le/iingra'd, also-h'as been far'-.'
'resting scores. ��� ""' -_ / 7*".. '���' /
'.it-is ..beli.ave'd. that Mie. ..Checka. iri
every city.is-jailing,everyone .with the
Menahe'viki and-social'.revolutionaries.
". R'eportKsridersIey Lest, -
-/- ,'Nomo.���Ofllcers of [the schooner-']lay
'Chimo, carrying. V'l*?"<:r'ow 9*". ^e Lady
. Kindersley, reported thoy-failed to'!o-
:. (iate the Lady Kindersley/ 'anil they
���now-are onf I heir way -to"<iunrantine\al
.."Victoria. JJ.C.,'. oil account 'oi' oiie- case
of .smallpox.-���" -:--',      '-/���_-       ,' '���   -'" ,"
100,000 Cattle To England.
An Industrial Army
Veterans Advocate Army To Be Composed Ofthe Unemployed
Winnipeg, 'Man.���Formation of an
industrial army wijh compulsory enlistment for able single men seeking
unemployment relief and optional, for
married men, for carrying on worlc
such as roadbiiilding, clearing brush,
was advocated by a resolution'by the
Army and Navy Veterans' Association
members in convention here, ft was
considered this, was- the solution to
the problem of unemployment of former service men. The army would be
under the direceion of eompeient'of-
ficers and unemployed refusing work
in it-become liable under the Vagrancy Act, if was suggested.
The convention , protested against
"promiscuous immigration," and advocated for bringing from Great Britain ouly such settlers as actually arc
required in the various provinces.
Blame Turks For War
Trouble ^.Brewing In Mohammedan
World For Soviet Army.
Teheran.���The strong revolutionary
movement.in (he Caucasus has proved
to be the long hard work of Pan-Turk
emissaries - from Angora ainong. /tlte
A jars, the Mohammedan. Georgians ..in.
the Batum district, and the large. Mohammedan Tartai; races of the Caucasus, it is reported here. Annexation of the Caucasus, the,majority of
population of which is Tartar, is the
age-old dream of Turkey and many
Christians, who aie discontented with
the present Russian regime, are helping the movement. .Repeated interruptions of the telegraph lines in, the
Caucasus is a sign that disorders continue. Red troops barbarities are
not reported yet, but as the movement
is extending -.to the trans-Caucasus,
undoubtedly tin strongest measures
will be. taken socn, to prevent the
movement extending to Turkestan,
where such movements havo ' been
pretty frequent since the Soviet regime was established. There are
strong signs of the existing trouble in
the Mohammedi-n World growing
greatly-in tlie coming months.
Scion Of Columbus
Geneva.���The provisions of a proto
col lor outlawing war already approved" by the French, and Bri.isli repre-.
senlatives at tlie assembly of the League-of Nalions was*presented by Foreign" Minister;Betes, Czecho-Slovakia,
to the disarmament committee of the
League, and delegates of 12 governments gave preliminary approval to
several articles.     The. proposed pact
Spanish nobleman, who also holds the
Scottish tit.]:, of Duke of Berwick. He
is a direct descendant of James II. of
England/and also of Christopher Columbus, discoverer of America. The
Duke has recently made a tour through
Canada. >
Says Education A Panacea
For All National Ills
Toioiuo���"The golden rule is
still the .supreme law of mankind"
said lfon Krn.sst Lapoihle, Minis- ,
ter of Justice/addressing a gathering hcie. Mr. Lapoinr.efexpressed unshaken faith in Canada and"
its future. Education, he said,
was a panacea I'or all national ills.
"If we cannot bear the burdens''''
which democracy imposes, we cannot, call ourselves democrats," he
went. on. "The secret desire lo let
other people do things for us is
desert ion." Nobody has right to
say, "li. i.s not cur business. -The
community's business is our business and we can always help Jn
some way. All social problems
can be solved through the school,"
said Mr. Lapoiute.
Heads Railway Board
Coal Famine Threatens
Mine Workers of Alberia Appeal For
Funds to Carry on Strike
Winnipeg.���An appeal from the
United Mine Workers' of America,
District JS, Alberia, for loans to carry
on the fight against wage reduction,
was read ;tt the meeting of the Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council here.
A committee was appointed to raise
funds for the striking miners.
Meanwhile, the Hoard of Trade has
not yet-been abie'to secure any satisfactory, information, from Calgary, Edmonton or Lethbridge, as lo when the
supplies of coal,froni the soft, mines
Russia Seizes Wrangel Island
Soviet Flag Is Hoisted On Disputed
..Territory On August 20
Moseow.--The crew of the Russian
ship -Krasnyoktiabr "-(Red- October)
hoisted the Soviet, flag on Wrangel, Island, off Northern Siberia, oil. August
20, according to _ an announcement
made by the Kosla News Agency Vrhey
found one American and 11 Eskimos
"onZthe""'"is!.rhil"W '-The- vessel will "sail
fo'r.-home/pn September 23. . V -
���' The- Red .October,' a" vessel.-ilyiug
the- Russian-fiag-iuid/with .Russian -in.-'
fiuiiry-.. aboard," was-dispatched froni'
Petrbpavloysk, Kamchatka- Peninsula;
it was. reported last mohili; - .to- take
the inhabitants/prisoners, . seize: the
shipping and .establish/Russian" ownership bf.thoji.sland hV.the name of..the
.Sd-viet'Government." -."-
; ;, Alberta .Natural Resources ���'/-'
"��� [. E'dmonton.���Alber.t'a's , natural' 'resources will be up-fo'r-discussioii again.
so'me7;thne ; during -the coming'fall.
-Premier. Greenfield wired. Right Hon.
-W. -L., Mackenzie King' about- it; and
several'"conferences now pending^ and
has received a rei ly to" theVffect that
it will -be iriipossible to .arrange-'dates;
until after Mr. King's Veturn from tiie:
.tdur'th'roughffho west" --.; ' -' -- ."' 7/
Crime. Wave/lii Calgary
Calgary.���The.   police " h<ire
7 'Montreal.���rFiguros. jiist . prepared; made arrangements to combat one of
*ho'\v ovei- 100,000 head of live cattle ihe most serious crime waves experi-
froin Canada shipped to England since enced in some timivhiarkc-d by; a large
(ffir^cattie, embargo   was', removed, number of. burglaries, attempted bur-
"Abont- ;4O.Q60-.'ba"v��-;'arrived so' far this glaries and-auto thefts,.. The.situation'
"' yea r. a nd .. shipments-.
.- throughout the'winte'i.v
will   -continue
advances the cause of arbitration,, is jof Alberta will flow towards AVinni-
likcly lo produce a sense of security J ,wg.     Residents of the city who have
among the nations, and prepares the
way for disarmament. ���
-Article seven of the protocol obligates Ihe signato. ics to assist any attacked state and to insure the.safety
of land and sea communication.. The
French considers this clause enables
the operation of the British .licet anytime Ihe League needs- to preserve
peace, aud that Great Britain would
go, to thc*extent of contributing sierial
and expeditionary forces should iho
situation warrant.
The draft' protocal created a. pro1'
found impression among delegates.
Those who have had au opportunity
of studying it, even if they do not
immediately accept -all provisions as
they stand, have no hesitation in characterizing the document as ii com/
pilation. designed, perhans to. change
world history-, and ' direct its course
info paths leading lo peace.. . ���    '"
"The sub-comiTi.ltee.'of .disarmament
of the assembly adopted a ..resolution
requesting the assembly to consider
the advisability, ot,inviting the United
States Government to send a/repre-:
sentative to collaboratc.Avilh.jUie Lea-,
gue's-permanent '���.disarmament..; commission iu .framing adraft. convention
-i'or r'control-of-the "private ^niaiiufactu re"
or arms.,- '.This draft would serve as
basis'later; for'an international con-;
ference..    .    '    -    '   .'.    ". - -    :. - -V
interests iu western mines say that
the only hope of Ihe mines starling
up again is to have adequate protection for the men who are willing to go
into the mines aid work for ihc wage
offered' by the operators. Hundreds
aro willing to work,.but are afraid lo
go in.
In the meantime many ears of soft
coal are coming in from the United
States, and the United Slates mine
operators of this class of coal, who
have been - practically shut- out ot
Western Canada for the past two
years, are evidently again to be tiie
main source of supply for. the west
this winter. ,."'
Chief    Justice     Mc'Keown    Appointed
Chairman of Board.of Railway
Ottawa.���Chief   Justice   H.���A. Mc-
Keown, of the Supreme Court of New
Brunswick, has been appointed chair-; bei?n  given  credence,
Shanghai.���The collapse of lhe Che-
kiang forces defending Shanghai from
tlie Kiangsu armies of Tucliun Chi
Shioh Yuan is believed imminent.
Lu Tung Hsiang, commander-in-
chief of the Chekiang "armies, has heen
forced to flee from the provincial capital of JIangehow by a revolt of his
home defense force, the Chekiang
third army, and has issued a statement
indicating his willingness to retire as
Tuchim of Chekiang,
No danger to the foreign settlement
here is expected, but-in anticipation of
breaking down of the Chekiang defense of the city, with resullaiu influx-
of refugees, every, foreign defense
unit is being mobilized, while especially heavy guards have been placed, ni.
all approaches.
The secretary to Ilo Feng Ling,
military governor of Shanghai, and
appointee of General Lu, has finally
admitted, after rumors consistently
unfavorable to the Sliekl"{tHg"cause had
ihat    through
man of ihe JJoard of Railway Commissioners of Canada, succeeding the late
Hon. Prank B. Garvell, who was also
a New Brunswicker.
Judge Mc'Keown came into prominence recently by his serving as a Royal
Commissioner ��� Investigating the collapse of the Home Bank of Canada at
the behest of the Dominion Government.
The new chief of the Railway Commission was born at St. Stephen, N.B.,
on November 2S.OS63. lie is a grail:
uate of Mt.'Allison University and also
of Victoria University, Toronto, lie
practised law in St. John I'or a number of years and also served as a
member of the New Brunswick Government as Attorney-General. ln religion, he is, like the late Mr. Carvel'lJ
a Methodist.
Aerial Warfare
Unveil Monument
To Canadian Dead
Men Who Gave/Lives ih-South African
,-    -     "-.-"" .War-Honored    - '
-.Toronto.���A.'- monument -erected/at
Bl6emfon.ieinfhy.the Imperial Order of
Daughters of1'tlio. Empire to,Canadians
who - died iii thc: South" African- war,'
was unveiled by the Earl of Atliione,
Governbr.1 General of South Africa, lu
the.presence of ./.choral. J.-B. Herlzog/r
Premier, ahd/muiy' Canadians'- now.
resident in/BIoemfdntelii. according to
a cable received here..; The nionuiiien t
of grey-grantU?,--20 feel'high, was made
ia -Toronto' and ~shipped to"-South
Africa. / -���,   ' '���'-       ".-"��� ./ ;
-The names of ninety' Canadian1' sb'l-
iliers'and ; engagements'in w;hlch tln;y
gave tlicir lives is inscribed-.' f ���/-" ���
Transportation of Armies'Overseas to
7     End in" "Next War" "/���//
Philadelphia.���New developments-ill
ncfrial" warfare/that will, render,mefhr
oils of straiegy obsolete werofdescribed .by Government experts /before a
gathering of'scientists here "iiif honor
of the centenary- of the Franklin'Iii-"
siilute.'. - /" - '-./���.;-.-''      ,'   ���
-The end. of transportation_of_ great
"armies overseas, bombing of cities by
unmanned automatically operated air-
pianes, a -new aerial .cariiera that, nuli.i-
"fies" camouflage. ..wiping out"'of; a-bat-
llesliip with"a single -air;boYiiby' and
possible . paralyzing - of-' an -'entire nar
��� tion by. a"comb'inati,oh of new chemi-f
cal' discoveries/ \irere iimong the new.
weapons"offAyarf discussed.".        ' ~'W "
lias been,made-worse by a .large number." of harvesiei\.'-fuid unemplo.ved -in;
Che city.     .._-.,'   .   --'.   .;���������'-"
U.S. Retains Polo Trophy  , '.'-.
.Westbury.-^-Uniled   State's   retained
thef International Challenge Cup; representative.-fof polo .supremacy,-,when
the .American'team decisively "defeat-
second game of a three-game series.
United States' scored a 16-5 victory, in
the first game.
,W.   .N.   U.   1543
Subsidy For Maritime Coal
, Ottawa.���Shipments of maritime
coal to Central Canada are to receive
Government assistance, providing the
railway^ ni'akc reductions In their.
coal freight rates. pne-fiflli of one
per cent: per ton. per mile is ihe subsidy agreed upon.
Vancouver Enlarges Elevator.'Space
Vancouver.���The port of-Vancouver"
this season will bc'enu'ipped-tb handle
ia&.OpO.OOO bushels o'f "wheat..7; Last
crop year--it,took.care, of 55,000 000
bushels-with only- one elevator, the
i-Iarbor. Cominissioners building No. I
���with si,storage capacity df'only 2,000.:
OO'O'.bushels'/' Since then grain Iinud-
ling- and-'storage facilities have been
. trebled; ���" The present ist'orage capa-'
cily'of 2,00.0,000 bushels, by Janwary
7 Livestock For Orient
Japah Buys High-Grade-Cattle .Froiii
',.."- ., V. Alberta Farms _,- ���.--/
-Vancouver.���AVhen" . the ' Canadiah
"Government Merchant. Marino sleum-
eryfCaiiadian Spinner;- j=ails",frorn ft his
.'portf for ihe Orient-.on Sepl_��r,i]jor";27,
she .wiir.hav.e on.board sixty.'..ic-id of
high-grade :cattie froni farms ;in AI-'
brrta." .-��� Ilecenl.lj', ol'riei'iUs.or-'-.he Alberia Government iourod Japan interesting the cattle men of Uie Island In
pure-bred stockf The result- of ithe
���visit.Js. that regular shipmehis'of cattle will be made." from Albyi'ta Io Japan about every, .six ���'.'weeks'-fforf f two
months until next'summer. .        ''"';�����
ed a;British-formation- .l-i-5' in   ihe next, will be increased    to   6.1-50,000
Flood Victims In Japan-
Tokio.���Floods/ following   .a heavy
- -Abolish Convict Settlement
- .Paris.���Francefj." convict-' set!lenient
In/ French Guinea - is ' to - be abolished
say's thoPetit Parisien, largely in. coai
seQiiencc of ��� that newspaper's exposures, last/year bf the alleged.moral and
physical".brutalitks "of another .age"
practiced there". The newspaper as:
sens that-.thc-prisouei's. will bc brought
from ''tropical misery" to a central
penitentiary-in France which is yet to
be established.
Berlin.-;���The revolutionary, .wave
spreading from the Caucasus into
Eastern .Russia has reached - the
Crimea, according, io Constantinople
reports received here. Renewed disturbances in Oder.sa, Sebastopol and
other points in the Crimea are reported... The fooo. shortage, coupled with
rhe grain .export from "Odessa,, is infuriating the people."' -The' population
of . Sebiistopol -; .deiniinded . rations,
���which the Government refused. Mob's
thereupon . stormed - the; co-operative
societies and. reterve'-storehbuse. Sol-,
diers repulsed' the' rioters anil" are'���now
garrisoning .ihe .'town..-���'���About- 5.000,-.
OOObuslielS-off wheal -were/exported iu
July and'August... //./���'/��� -���--; - . '
f Cons't't'antinopie.���The revolutionists
ai-e.-'-dynainiiinglthef oii.^veIls;Oi';Baku;
including some concessions' beloiiging
to the International- iSarnsdell-' Cor.f
-poralibh justfabamlprie(l.;-..,Thg.Turkr
ish Government has issued an'extra^
ordinary/prd'or 'forbidding anyone, to
proceed to AngoVit bi'-the frontier-zone
-without oflicial permission onf accbunt-
qf; Turkish military movemen'ts.iii. connection with:the revolution.   '���'��� .   .-,"
/At the towns of:KutaIs tlie revolii-:
tionists/have estabjished a.-provisional
government of Georgia and havcfabol-
ished .ihe' Soviet decrees .establishing
lowflx'eii prices at which the peasant's
must deliver all their grain--.to ..tlie
government and &"re"f6rbiddeii to'im-
port foreign'maiiufactured goods.- All
restrictions on"-private-. trade. . have
been removed.   '.' '"    '." .  -"���    " .   -
, Success of ihe ievolution, howfive.r,-
is'.exlremely. doul tful.f' The two' rich
-p'royihceSj parlicilarly the Baku -oil
iields.'-.are so essential to'.the life of
Russia, that' Mp,v,;ow J's.re'.v'ei-jibg. the
utniosf -streiigth- to crush ihc.������'revolu':
(Jon. -. The Cauc?siaris cannot -eipect
he.lp "elsewhere.'. ' /��� - -  .-/-"   f       -    '
treachery and bribery a revolt had
been effected in the third army practically amounting to a declaration of
independence.  '
Are Making Good Settlers
Hebrideans   In , Canada   Are   Satisfietf
With ..Conditions
Calgary, Alta.���Satisfaction at ihe
way in whicli their countrymen from
the Hebrides are settling down to work
in Alberta was expressed by a number of Scottish ministers who were
brought to Alberta by Father Macdca-
liel and taken on a tour by the Land
Settlement Branch, S.S.B. Father
iMacdonnel has. been instrumental in
bringing to Canada parties of Scottish and Irish settlers for the past two
years.   . .���-_���-
When   talking   to   Land   Settlement-
Branch    officials     after     their     trip,
through parts ot Alberta, the Scottish .
representatives  said   ihey  -weref-; Surprised and delighted with the way "in
which their people'had adapted themselves to the country.
- Few of tho old country imhiigranla:
have yet got farms of their own, .But
j they are working    wiih    experienced-
farmers in order to learn the system'
Appointed Chief Justice
Hon. Francis Alexander Anglin of the.
-   Supreme     Court     Receives'
;    ��� '       '-    Appointment
-Ottawa.���The appointment pf Hon.;
Francis,   .Alexander   ;Anglin, - puisne,
judge of the Supreme Court of Ciuiadii."
to-the  position" of  Chief  Justice/of
Canada, Is announced.' . Chief Justice
Anglin succeeds thef.-late    Hon.-"..Sir"
Louis Davies.:'. .'At the "same .time.- it,
-was" announced" that -Edwin ;L'. jSTcw--
cpm be,-. Deputy Minister- of. Justice,
land;,TliibWeTuf~Rfini'retf pf'thefSuper-'
ior-' Court qf '^Montreal- hail' been' ap-.
pointed- judges of- the Supreme - Court
of .Canada,- and'-'thai- -JudgeffAIalouin'i'/
appointed about a year ago-liad- reuiV
ed.1   '���-. ..[X X'X '���''-' /-,-"/ ':" -  -  V
-Chief   Justice   Anglin va's'jborn" in
St.- jolni, N.B., .in .1SC5, a son ot'llbii..'
T.'W. Anglin, -former ���-Speaker-' of .i.lie
I louse"-of Coaiiii"o'ns.'f/Me..w"as- called',
to "-.the bar'in f 3SSS,/ created ."King's"
Counsel- , iri .'.-1902'arid; ;was''. appoint ed-
puisne judge of ihe ilig'h Court-of; Ontario'in .190$.'    His-appointment to tlie
Supreme Court of 'Canada" was''madg:
Inf.19.00f-" ,:-/,/""- ���'-.- "..  ;"      ;     7
.,        War In China Spreads
Shanghai.���Renewed   evidences   of
the . spread of China's sectional civil
typhoon,-have inundated many parts U--ar to  the Manchurian-Chihli   front
of Japan/    The death- list may reach (vrere-eoritrJried in Peking reports telling of the battle at Chad Yang, where
l00 ' and' forty thousand houses iri
Tokio alone are"-partially Hooded.
Three hundred persons are reported
missing In one village. Landslides,
following the-floods, killed several persons in Chlba prefecture, f.  //
the forces .of General Chang Tso. Liu.
Manchuria'n war lord, are said to have
clashed with those of General \Vu Pei
Fa, the military/bead of the 'Peking
Government. "���/:"��� :'..���'���: f
Wireless Men Not In Danger
View'Held That OperatorsAt Herschel
"Island Are Weil Supplied With/
��������� Provisions '   "   -
Ednionfon.���Thcr.e ���- is .no danger
whatever, of, anything, serious happenings to lAent. Ym ng- and Iiis crew of-
tliree wireiess men how at Herschel
island, stated Superintendent Ritchie",
bf the Edmonton division o"L*he Royal
Canadian. Mounted Police,, when asked
as to whether It would bo necessary
for these men"' to snppieme'nt their
food stocks by hunling because the
supplies In) ended for thc-m were
aboard ��� the Hudson's Bay. Company;s
-steamer "Lady Kindersley;" abandon-
fed in ihe Ice off Point Barrow.
/ The K.C.M.P. staUon at Hersciiel Is-
suppiied with provisions that will last
To Float New Loan
".'Otfaw'aWThe fJIiriister   or  Financu
phins'-to 'float/Imriiediaiely a  loan" or ,
$S"i),"000,jpOb" in K'.ew. Vork'-.to cover the.
short   term indebtedness--of tho Cov--
(-���riitnent/   The Issue precedes a-Ions;
term loan't.o'ho :floa"ted in Canada for.
? 10.7.000,000 fio' redeem issues-of-Victory" bonds now falling-tl ire lor- repair -
ment. this year:  ' V ' 'V -, XX 7
1 until open wate;- next, year and the
'addition of four,extra,men -wilt impose
.- . .- Ban On :<_James of. Chance"'" ������������
'Fort    Arlhur,'   OntWAciing on  instructions-, frerii the.- Attorney .-General,
the Provincial'Police are taking "steps:
toelcse-down all ganiei. 'offcJiano'ef-Tlie-
first affected here "aire; two church or*
ganizations.; which.' ;hadf sent-..automo^
biles into the-stivi'ts witli banners ad-'
vertisirig" theiii" for-raffle.- .The" banners We're removed; by the. p'oiiee.'
- Alberta. Lawyers" Disciplined /��� '"*
Calgary���Five Alberta lawyers*were
disbarred as-a-result of the mceiing-
pf the benchers of the Law Society
lield- iu Edmonton. At least" 'five
others have -been reported arid-iheir.
cases are under consideration:
Purchase 'Wesienr Horses -
Winnipeg: Man.���One thousand
Western Canadian range horses" have
been bought by representatives of-the
Soviet" Government,- arid will be. ship-,
ped to .-5he L'kvalne.. Most'of iheis
'so particular drain.on ih'eir resources/'V*;fe "purchased in Alberta. %
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
Certificate of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears Ip 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
Transcient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals I2}��c. a line each insertion.
Betty de Lautour Dies
Following but a brief illness
from Bright's disease, Edith Jadis
Bettine de Lautour died at the
home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. V. de Lautour, upper
Kettle river, Westbridge, B.C.,
on Sunday, Sept. 21.
Betty as she was familiarly
known was born in Golden 12
years ago and has lived at the
place of her demise about 2)4,
years. She attended school in
that section and was a great
favorite with all her playmates
as well as everyone who knew
her. The sympathy of all goes
out to Mr. and Mrs. de Lautour
and family in the loss of their
loved one.
The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, nearly
every resident attending, service
being conducted by Rev. W. R.
Walkinshaw. Burial took place
ou the ranch near (he family
residence. The pallbearers were:
C. Abel, B. Abel, S. Warnock
and T. Tanner.
Yale By Election Nov. 6
Writs were Issued last Thursday
in Ottawa for the Federal by-election in Yale. Nomination day iB
set for October 23 and polling day
for Nov. 6.
The vacancy was created by the
death of J. A. MacKelvie while in
Ottawa last -��� session. Mr. MacKelvie, who was a conservative,
-had"'a majority in the last general
election of 342.
D. W. Sutherland
Liberal Candidate
D. W. Sutherland, Mayor of
Kelowna, was the unanimous
choice "of a largely-attended convention of Liberals in Penticton
last Friday night to contest the
by-election in the federal riding of
Yale.' _ ��� f . ,-- - -y "',.:
^ Four other names were placed
in nomination://F. B. ;Cd8Bitt,.of
Vernon; / Dr.. 7W. J. .'Knox; ,...of
Kelowna"; Colonel .07 E. Edgett of
Vernon; and G.Q-.f McGeer, K.O.,
of Vancouver, all of whom, withdrew iii favor of Mr/Sutherland.
Mayor Sutherland /was received
with great enthusiasm. 7 He   was
. the   Liberal. .candidate; in . 1921',
when-he was defeated; by the late
J. A. MaeKelvie.:' ff f   -'YV X-'X.
;    Hdnf Dr. King, ministerf of pub-
flic, works,; addressed - the. .delegates
at some length,   :He predicted certain, fvictbry 7 if" the   enthusiasm
shown in the convention was carried into the election fight.
. 7D. W. Sutherland is "one ofthe
real old-timers of  the   Okanagan
Valley.'/ He  is  a  merchant   at
Kelowna.andfbas been  mayor for
19 successive- years,  holding what
is believed to-be.a Canadian record
'in that respect,    He is one ofthe
best   known    and; most   popular
residents of the Okanagan.
Gr6ye Sterling
Is Nominated
Grove Sterling, a fruit grower of
Kelowna, secured the Conservative
nomination for the impending :by:
electien in Yale Federal riding, on
the first .ballot.at a largely attended
convention in Penticton last Thursday night.7 - " ���/- ..' X'};'.X y.-.y
f The convention was an enthusiastic affair and delegates, were
present fromfall parts of trending.
���������-.' Dr. S. F., Tolmie, national Conservative, organizer, ��� delivered fan
! address while the ballots were being counted; ,;��� / ',--��� [x'X
���yy Aunanimous resolution .of the
convention affirmed the loyalty of
Yale Conservatives to/ Eight; Hon.
Arthur Meighen as. leader of the
party." Another 'conveyed /.the
condolence of the delegates to, Mra.
J. A. MacKel.vie/. widow, of the late
member, whose untimely death i?.
the cause of the. by-election, f    / -
'_-'". Grove Sterling was born in England 49 years ago arid was a civil
engineer, engaged mostly in railroad, construction  engineering in
..the Old Country pridr to coming to
British Columbia 12 years ago. .
His ��� Class
A-group of negroes /were fat" the
terminal station telling, a fewfde^
parting brethern . good-bye. "7 A
trainman noticed one negro look-;
ing on nonchalantly, and inquired:'
"8am, are you going north?" 7.7
"No sah," said the negro adr
dressed.    "I'se & class B nigger."
"What do yoa mean by class .'B'
nigger?" asked the trainman;  -.-_
"Well/' eaid Sam," "I B's here
when dey leave, and I' B's here
when dey comes back.'!~~Macon
fNews.  , ��� - V--7  ;-,'.,7 ..'.;.;:--*<-. yXiXy:
Death Claims
Native Resident
Julia Chesaw Liimn, wife of
Richard Lumu, of Rock Creek,
died at Cookson, near Carmi, at
6 30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22nd.
In the death of Mrp. Liimn the
district has lost one of its best
known and highly respected old-
timers, having been born at
Nicholson Creek 44 years ago and
for the past 24 years was a resident
of Rock Creek. She is the last of
the well-known Chesaw family and
is a descendant of the Colville
tribe of Indians.
Those surviving are husband
and three children, Mrs. Roscoe
Rusch, Ira Lumn  and Say Lumu.
Burial took place in the Rock
Creek cemetery at 2.30 p.m. on
Wednesday, Sept. 24bh, service
being conducted by Rev. Father
Coccola. It was attended by one
of the largest crowds ever seen at
a funeral in this district, a tribute
to the high esteem the deceased
was held. ���-".
ere an
It is anticipated'.that English or--
dersfforf Canadian/wool, will-exceed
��� 1,000,000 pounds/this year/ w.hich
will: be a- considerable increase .over
-the/business-of = 1Q23, amounting- to
.700,000, pounds- 7/7" .    ���.y.XxX   X
;. Definite .advice has b'sen ..received-'
fat Victoria,- B.C., that tlie Japanese"
training' squadron; -"consisting, of.
the"' "KishimaV'" W'Asnia'-". /'and-
"Azuma" will visit 'Victoria during -
the . winter. - The; fsquadronr will
leave Japan early in December,:foi-;,
lowing the annual/fall manoeuvres.--
Approximately 60.' per 'cent;" or."
1,252,604 'of the' '"population ]' bff
Western Canada live on- occupied
farms. Of the balance, -474,516-live'
in its 20 cities and towns of ./over;
2,500 and 228.9S2-= in ���-3',309 snail
towns "and villages-- of """2,500 "'dr'
under. .-,...''   ' -; '
The work of re-ballasting the-
main line of the Canadian Pacific"
between Montreal and"Toronto (the
Lake" Ontario shore line,) has just;
been completed.. Nearly _ 2,000,000
tons of crushed.rock,"or- about .35,;
000 carloads, were" used in this operation; . Officials state-that the roadbed is now as:excellent as.ii. "can-be
made and second t'o none in. - the
world.   ���    -..'.-������ 'Xy������'���}���"'-������     ' '"���",��� ���'."'
- /Successful'strawberry culture'300,
miles '. north'- of/ the international
boundary/has been proven "possible-
b'jr R.f "A.". Gordon,; ,,of - Edmonton;;
Alta.'/One hundred-plants brought.
from, Ontario wintered xwell,.,: blossomed heavily arid produced -a .prolific " crop. of well.-formed, - fine-fla-.
,v��red fruit, with, ricii color/and; flavor. ' Mr:. Gordon / has -. likewise.-. had *
much /success "with-, cherries, "wild
plums and crab apples.-.
f P&ysician and Surgeon
Call or Phone Pacific Hotel
fiiiuiStK in charge
XX ^^/^vJR^Walkiiii^feaw. B. AV/V
WfW'fV.V 'XyyX'X -Vf yXGfcpawyofi
'V7777-"Suflday;;Sept.^8tSi^'7-'"; V )
Services 10.30 a,i��.; ancEf 7.30 p.m.
Another Canadian Railroad Record
Send Your
GEO. ARMSON, Grand Forks,
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material  guaranteed.    We
pay postage one way.    Terms Cash.
Office above Clias. King's oflice.
Open 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
1 Unloading new'rail from a flat car.   2 A Canadian Pacific work train.   3 Plac
outside of the track. Note how tlie wheels are edging the old metal over the new.
g a new rail unit.   4 Throwing the old rail to the
Although Canada owes' its prosperity, and even its
national life to the Railroads which -stretch across
the Dominion and send feeders north and south into its
rich   agricultural  and mining  countries,  the  Railroad
- history of the country does not yet cover fifty years.
In'their short existence, however, Canadian Railways
have progressed, and been so forced to meet the increasing
demands and requirements of the country that their
development has been extraordinarily rapid. Not only
were the engineers employed by the Canadian Pacific
compelled to press the laying of steel to the Pacific at a
pace hitherto unknown, regardless of the many difficulties
and  obstacles  which   they   encountered  both  on  the.
' plains and in the Rockies which were once thought.im-
passable, but competition' with other lines, and the
demand of the travelling public for service, comfort and
- 'convenience -.has stimulated the activities of the operating departments to such/an extent that in the matter
' of equipment 'and service railroads in this. Dominion are
-'not surpassed on the continent." ../WW yxix:,,
��� "Experiences gained in "construction days" were not
-  lost, nor.has the standard of efficiency .which signalized
... _ the Canadian engineer been lowered, and today Canadians claim to be the'world's leaders in railway construe-
.tion maintenance and'operation.' -���.--���-���
" /--  Using unusual'and.effective methods, the Canadian
Pacific recently laid over 100 miles of 100 pound rail at
. the rate of a mile or more an hour securing total daily
mileages.up-to 10.miles and-over and thus, establishing
��� another =recprd..;" This~while the ;road .was under - heavy
traffic. First came the train with the new rail. By means
ofspecial handling appliances the rails were distributed
along the track, outside the old steel. Following the
"distribution of the new steel, the rails were picked up by
a special gang, set up end to end, and bolted into two
rail units. Next, the inside spikes were pulled by a gang
detailed off for this work, and the old rails were pushed
in towards the centre of the "track. The new rail was
then lifted into place and spiked down against the
shoulder of the old tie plates before being bolted into one
continuous stretch. This ensured that the alignment and
surface of the track remained undisturbed.-,The new tie
pJates were inserted later.
* Perhaps the most interesting operation was the
moving ofthe old rail to the outside, of the track where it
could be picked up by the salvage train. The discarded
steel was not unbolted,,being one continuous piece, sometimes half a mile in length. The end of this rail was
thrown outside the new track and as a heavily weighted
truck was pushed slowly" by a powerful engine, so the
phlanges on its foremost wheels shoved the old rail over
the new to the outside of the track ��� a simple operation,
but one which, in course of a few years saves the Company thousands of dollars. As a matter of fact, this system of re-laying track, practised first by the Canadian
Pacific'on the Megantic Subdivision, has attracted the
attention of railroad officials all over the continent,
many of whom have sent representatives from as "far
away as Texas to secure first hand knowledge of it and
the special unloading equipment used.    ' /
Found afSkeletbii
To go for a walk,-to come across
a piece off ground . which sounded
hollow underfoot,- to imagine fa
cache .of /some sort, and .to dig
eagerly; only to come across fa
haman skeleton, was the gruesome
experierice.of Mrs,. J.. Shafw and her
mother, Mrs.. Walker,.fof Osoyoos,
a" few. days ago, according f to provincial headquarters. here..,
Constable D.f "A;7 MacDonald/of
the Fairview". detachment: of: pro-
vihciarpoHceheard rumqrs-foffthe
finding, of a skeleton,, and wenVout
to Osoyoos .to interview Mrs. Shaw.
She told hina of. taking a walk on
the fiats -back- of her. house with
her sister, and Bald that when the
ground, sounded hollow under their
feet they, expected to.find a cache;
had... dug . down; and found a
'skeleton. ,,....   ...   ,'W
Constable .MacDonald,, got; in
touch with an old-timer /of the
district in the person of. a Mrs.
Bichter, .who told him that, the
skeleton was thatof a man named.
Williamson who had been drowned
ih Osoyoos lake while7 crossing th'e
ford about 30 years ago. ... His body
had been -buried.near its/place of
finding and a railing had been put
about the grave.. . 7 XX'X
X Several .years/ago- a 7 fire had
swept the prairie in that distriet,
and the'railing had been.burned
and had hot bisen replaced. ���Nelson
News.   -y'X-.-X--  X.-X'y���:-.-������-,-���.,���...
-: On the property - of the .undersigned
lastMay a 2 year-'old.black heifer with
white spot on .each .shoulder, two white
hind feet and -part-white -underneath.
Owner-may have saiiie by applying to ".'
���.-.;.'''.;.: X     ���'- -.-.SAMUEL ERETZ,'-' .
......      -. . ,'Greenwoo,d'_:tiear Eholt.
^_:..AT(I;lP,ERSONS:_i'ayiinf claims agaiuBt.the
estate of William Tippie, late of Midway in the
District of-Yale,-who Hied atMyncaster, in said
.D,istrict/o__fthe2i_d day of .August, 1924,' are required to send the. same,- duly- verified, to the
undersigned;-'the Executor under "tbe will, of
said" Deceased, on' or .before the. lltli;day, of-
Octoher, J924. after, which date thesaid estate"
will he distributed", ainoiiythose entitled thereto,
-having regard-only to the .claims:of which I-
shall tiieii have had -notice; and'I shall not he
liable for the said asseis or auy.part thereof to
any.person of whpse.claim-I shall hot theii have
received notice. '���     "\
/-.Dated at Bridesville, .B.C., September 2nd,-
192-1. .-,  "'      -.',      W" ;    '
-----       .-.,���:-    -   ...    ARVlt.TIPPIE,-
_'.   ":     -.'���-;���' - ������-    -   '    ���'-'--   -".'Executor-
(Diversion and'Ush.)
- TAKE NOTICE that Helena Harrison
whose address isKaleden, B.C., will 'apply-for
a licence "to lake-.ind use 200 ac. ft. of water,out
of Heaver Creek' which' flows. South Westerly,
and drains into West Fork Kettle River, about
Beaverdell:.."-.   --'-.' -_- .,-.;.;  -/-���;._
The water will be'divertcU front the stream
at a point about S. E. Cor. I7;3130.and .will ;be
used for'irrigation -purposes .upon'-the' iaud
describcd.as I/. 3130..L. 3129,'h. 565S, R.-M. 8.;
This- notice was.posted on the. ground on
the ISth day of,Jtily, 11)24. . /���-'.'- -./���-..
. A copy-of this notice, aiid ".an application pursuant, thereto and to'th'e '.\Water'Act, 1914"" will
be-filed ist;the'office of/tite_ Water Rccorder.-at
rGrand Forks,'B"."C.'"'-'    -'""    '"""'  ���'���      -'".".'   ""/
Objection'to the application may he filed
with the- said. Water !Recorder;_or. with -the'
Comj.tr611er./.of Water Rifrhts;-'-Parliamciit
Buiidiiigs,-Victoria, B..C, within thirty days
after the.first appearance of-this notice in a
local newsoaper.     '"  ;,."'-   ���----.'   ,���,".���   '-.'
.The date of the first publication.of this notice
is September.^ th, 1924.""-. -"      ..--'-.-.- S
:_--.-'.      ���-    . -.  MEUiNA, HARRISON, -"
-.   -"-        ,,   - '.     '-.'-'' ..Applicant!
},[ --JAS, ��. HARRISON.,7.
-.     V    '    : ���-':.'���   '. "    -- "���     ' '.AjfCIlt.-
Ledge ads bring results.
Vacant, unreserved, . surveyed -
��� rown lands may be pre-emptod by
ijritish subjects over 18 years of ag-Q,
and by aliens on declaring Intention
lo , become British subjects, cotidl ���
'.ional upon residence, occupation,
md improvement for agricultural
Full information 'concerning regulations regarding -pre-emptions Is
given in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
'How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
.vhich can bo obtained free of charge
by addressing/the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to,any Gov-
Mnment Agent.
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for' agricultural
purposes, and which ls not timber-
land, i.e., carrying over 6,000 board
feet per aero west of the Coast Kango
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Kange. ~
Applications for pre-'emptions are '
".ii be addressed to the Land Com-
tiissloner of tho Land Recording Division, In which tho land applied for
ls situated, and are made on printed
forms, .copies of which can be ob-^
tained from the Land .Commissionerf
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made
to.value of JIO per acre, ^including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres,' before a- Crown Grant can; be
received. :���-.'
For more detailed Information see
the    Bulletin     "How     to     Pre-empt ...:"������
Land." . _::���"'    .';   ~  -'"'
/..   PU.RCHASE -yy-X "X
.7 Applications" are received for pur-.,
chase    of "'vacant    and    unreserved
Crown  lands,  not  being, timberland,'
for agricultural.^purposes;  .minimum'
price of first-class (arable) land is $5/
per acre, and second-class (gracing)   .:
land  $2.60 per acre.    Further Infor-
"in'ation  regarding  purchase  or lease
of Crown' lands /is given '���Tnc Bulletin
No. 30/Land Series,  "Purchase and "
I<ease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or industrial sites on ..
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be -purchased or leased, tho conditions     .'Including      payment-      of   '
stumpage.  -"
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres,  may.bo  leased  as   homesUes,-..
conditional   upon,  a   dwelling   being -
erected ln the 'flrst "year,  title being ;",
obtainable   after  residence-, and -.im-.-.
.. provement   conditions    are. fulfilled .,
.and land-has been surveyed. :    .   .   ""
" '.;��� . . /"'-'. "leases -'- '':":'' XXy[[X,
./For grazing and/ industrial; "pur--
pocea areas not.excoodlng- 640,-aore_i'/-
..may-'ba-leased by one person .'.or-a '
company;-"        ���'.",_���'   .".-..     :   -'   ���'
f x.X.x'\ ���'-'-",.GRAZING   /.- Xx :
.-s ; Undcrr'tho Grazing Act "tha'.Prov- -'
.���iiico-is divided Into-grazlng districts
and the''range administered-under i ���'������
._ Grazing; ' 'Commissioner... ..-Annual" ������
vgraxing-pernilts-. are-isaued-baseu-.'on:'-���
nuiMbars ranged, .priority.being given"
' to established-owners.  Stock-ownerg ���
->nay- .form   associations. /for  " r'ango -
hiar.agemeht '.Free,' or "partln_ly free.-
.iiermits /.aro-.'aval lablo    Cor. ; settlers; '
-.campers .-'and-travellers,   up   to   ion"
-hefld.'-. ' ".-   . '���- "' ,  -      ��� "" -     "
.Hay-e'you paid-your   subscription, to TheTLedge?  .
���'���"'������:: ������".'':'"������. Notice Xyx^
IiAb recommended that for the
preBeht /water for drinking par-
poses be boiled before using. .'.   7
."-; Fmf"Roomed honse,"good condition .
water'and. ��� light, in. Anaconda.. .Apply
The I<edgej-'Gre8nwood,"B.C.-f.;-' -'/. "/V,
Certificate of Imoroyeaients.
./..-_-.'   v-,7';.;:;NOTICE,   ._. --..     ,.-
.J'Blacfe'Pine.rriicttqnal" Mineral CIaim,-sitaate
,- .-' ia the Greenwood Mining-. Dirisiouof Yale
:/;;��� District.'.- "/-..';.-. y-'y.;���'���,,-;/���'.-;������;/"7Xf.V---,
"':-Where located:'Oh Wallace Mbtiriiaiai" ._
' TAKE NOTICE-that I,-Isaac iloyt Hallett
Free Miner's Certificate No. S5053C, for myself
and as-'Ag-eat for Da-rid R.'Mcilrnon. Free
Mjner'sCertiacate No. *2J84C, ljatend", sixty days
from the date hereof, to apply to. the Mining-
Recorder for'a- Certificate of improvements,
lot thepnirpob��'of obtaifliBg1 a Crows Graatof
the "above claim.-'.. :���.,-'- -'-   v .-:
-'"Aad- fortier.tike notice that action,.aoder
Section 37j, ianst H>e commenced ; before the
Issue of sach Certificate of Improvements. ���:���.-������
. ..- .Dated thia ISth day cf July A.D. 152*. ���:.   -
'/-������'/.���. ,  -:V":--.-.-..V:-'.:;"'i.7f.I."'H.'HAJ.I,ETT
;    The Mineral Province of Western Canada
y:xx). x      ;V'fb'END'#^DECEM^,/192a/'w'7;
- Has7 prodaced. Minerals" as   follows:    Placer  -Gold,., 878,982i203;   .Lode
���i Gold, $113,352,655; Silver, $63,532}655;:Lead 858,132,661i; Copper, ��179,046,508' ,
v Zinc,  $27,904;756;; Miscellaneons f MineralB, 81,408,257; fCoal and Coke, 8250V  ,7 /
", 968,113;f.Bailding Stone, Brick', Cement; etc., 839,415,234, making ita Mineral. ' "���"_
f-Prodnction tothe end.of .1923'show an '���-; .X' 7-"' = ���"-" ;"���.'/,..'��� W / f   yy;' Xy''     ,7,7
^./VV/Aggreptef ^Vajue: fof ;$Sl6i722,782f//w7fVv7.
luctiontbr tfit;Year$nding Decemte^ij?23y$41,3?04i32(5
, The   Mining   Laws.of this Province are ..more liberal,: and ..the feeB lower,
: Shan.those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any/Colony in thef Britishff  7-7vf
Empire.' -    "'^7;:./;W/.-:���f7::"7-'7\.���.';^, Xy ': "Xz-':-       [ ���''  "'������''"-:'."'"'"..'
../ffineral. locations are grantedto discoverers for nominal fees.
f /'��� 7-f Ab8blate\7/-Titiesf&re  obtained   by developing such properties, the security .
of which is guaranteed by Crowri Grsnts. . >
Full information, together with'Mining Reports and Map, Maiy be obtained
.gratis, by addressing���    .   . ,'..  ;:-    ".���/���.. '}.
Myx-y-yW^y-xi^yy; ^ im ^. Tm:mm$mw mms
-w;7v"fV^A::-"f':.';7v-.;/7-v--"."    :-' immLky^mm-^mtm^,^:
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