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No.    30
House Furnishings, Hardware,
Kitchen Utensils, Etc
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Now is the time to make your
While we can supply you with new season
Currants,   Raisins,   Pegls,   Figs,
Dates, Shelled   Nuts,   Etc.
All Steps Lead To:
Phone 46
Gall and see our samples of
Christmas Greeting Cards
Let a Greeting Card carry your message of Xmas Cheer
They are very attractive, exclusive, but not expensive
Order Early  For Foreign Mails
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Our flour and feed sales are increasing at a very
satisfactory rate owing to
A car.of Canada's Best four and feed on the way
.OgUvie's. goods are the   Best
.. The WINDSOR-HOTEIv   is -heated'with .'���steam-"--   .       .
V -'"  and electricity..    Fine sample rooms. 7.A- comtort-.-.    .. - y_
able home for tourists  and\travellers.'    Touch the."-.- 7
"wire. if.7you  wane  rooms.reserved.'  - The buffet is     V
- . replete   with   cigars,   cigarettes,-, cooling beverages,
;    .'       '  '   ' "--���       buttermilk and-ice-cream. ' -���'.
!\     ..   SUNDAY the big breakfast day of the week is not complete without   .
J ��� ��� ' ���    ���''   '..��� V-. spme.of.the following FOOD INDUCTS:������. -'  .   , 7
"-'���-���' ������"������-:..--.-'���-"BACON-'!-"""..
���"������''".'.���'?-��� .--.-v.7EGGS  '
���7  " ' ������."     SAUSAGE
Have You Tried Them?
P. Bums & Company, Limited.
Real Estate & Insurance
Life, Fire, Health, Accident
Best 'Companies'.in" the World
Enquire  as to Rates
m^ - -  ~.. ��>
Ranches For Sale      g
Call And See
Spectacles of All Kinds
For Sale and Repaired
Ask-for---Prices and- Compare with Mail
Order House .
McELMON, Greenwood
Independent Meat
We carry only the best stock procurable
Fresh Meats,   Ham, Bacon,
Lard, Etc.
A  Trial  will Convince You
John Meyer
���': BY: DAY   or   CONTRACT   '.
';   ";-.'- Wood For Sale '
Second'Hand Pipei Rails,. Mining Cars
' and other Mining Equipment' '
. 7v;.. Reasonable Prices .-, -.'.--,
Apply to J. W- Clark. Pacific Hotel
E. W. 'WIDDOWSO'A, 7 Assayerrand
Chemist, 7 Box B1108","'1 Nelson,. B.. C.
Charges:���Gokl.Silver,- Copper or 7 Lead
fr.2S each. Gold-Silver $1.75.'.."Gold-
Silver with Copper or Lead J3.00. Silver-Lead fla.00. Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00^
Charges .for other metals, etc., on aj>
Greenwood Theatre
Gray, & Clerf. Props.
Calgary       Edmonton
-Plants at-
Redna       Prince Albert
Vancouver 4
GLOVES,  and SHOES    7 V;
Bannockfoarn all wool Tweed pants at $9.00
Men's white rubbers $5.75.7 ;  Bib Overalls $2-25
Commencing at 8:15 p.m.
Passions Playground
Katherine MacDonald
In the role o'f "Mary Grant," the girl
who broke the  Bank of Monte Carlo
If you never do another thing see this one
.-'  J7WH.Y NOT ON SATURDAY ���   y
'"���'y.���',���Tponervil'c Comedy.' "
.": "Toonerville Follies"
Around Home
vAll New Low Prices
U. ':Gy MCMYNN^   MIDWMv B��C^
Patrons are assured of a warm Theatre
i y: ��� yx C^i^p^Sale 777 yXy.
X .Three White7Wyandotte:roosters. V$3 Veach Xi Appl y'XtoX '��� Doris
'Kiasmaa.'7-.'.7'V77.,7 -V; 7,77.-- -"XX
Jack Frost has been visiting
G. A. Rendell has returned
from a motor trip to Penticton.
R. Murray left, for Kimberley
ou Monday where he has secured
a position.
Wm. Jenks shot two coyotes in
his orchard by the Phoenix road
last Thursday.
G. Motion, of Nelson, inspected
the Govt, coal in Greenwood the
first of the week.
R.Lee returned on Wednesday
morning from a business trip to
Trail and Rossland.
Mrs. J. Frederickson. of Vancouver, is visiting her daughter,
Mr. L. E. Brawders.
The local schools will close for
the Qhri.stmas holidays on Dec.
16, and re-open oti January 3.   ,
-Mr. and Mrs..E. R. Redpath,
of. Nelson, were7 the guests of
Mr. and Mrs; T.. Jenkin on Sunday.
Improvements are being; made
to the Greenwood Theatre lo
make it warmer and more comfortable, ,
If weather and roads permit
several'autos from' here will go
to the Masquerade Ball at Riverside Hall on Dec. 2nd.
Mrs. G. Swayne, who has been
visiting ber husband at Kamloops during the past two weeks
returned" to Greenwood on Wednesday.
The Government inspector of
motion picture houses was in
town on Monday aud inspected
the local theare and. picture
���machine.-"'- *���- "- *>-.----.-��� --��� *-
All those interested in having
the skating rink open this Winter
are requested to meet in the
Board of Trade room on Monday, Nov. 28 at 8 p. m,
A general ..reduction of 10 per
cent in freigt rates on all steam
roads under the -jurisdiction of
the board of railway commissioners will go into effect on December 1.
Mrs. L. C. Terhune has resigned'her position at Tranquille
and moved to Port Coquitlam
where she has been appointed
supervisor of the' cottages at the
Boys Industrial school.
. Dr. K,_C. MacDonald, member
for;Vernon, is.sponser for the
Greenwood Private Bill, during
its passage ^.through the: House,
after having successfully "passed
the Private Bills committee.' 7- 7,
-The National Anthem should
be played at the;end of,all .entertainments. V -Why'Via.:;it that on
rare occasions when it is played,
the public" dp not-: stand7in rc��
spect'to all it signifies: 7 Remetn-.
ber. Kiplings poem ���--'.JjestV-we.
Fbrget." 7;V ;,-      V 'XX'y
Correspondence and parcels in-
tended for delivery, before Christmas, in Great Britain and other
places overseas should be mailed
early. British parcels should be
mailed in ample" time to connect
with. steamers7sailing. from St.
John or Halifax.the first week in
December.   -      '���"������
L-ast Friday,' Nov. ISth was
Ember Day" and the weather
set in on that day made the
name appropriate. If you are
fortunate enough to have an
open fireplace you wiil find the
embers of a-good fire like a certain brand of cocoa���grateful arid
comforting.    . ;, ,
The Mayor and City Clerk received the .very, best of kindness
and assistance from the .Hon; J/
D.. MacLean during their attendance in the Legislative buildings
inVconnection; 'with the Greek:
wpodTPriyate.Bill/V;Members of
the House, of different; political
shades, who _the^city, officials; in-,
terviewed alt.:espressedV.their.in!;
terest and :;gppdj.feeling /towards
the .object which.4h.e*oiIl..;seeks, to
ach"ieye7., V XXxXiX x?-- -XyXXx-.
Greenwood's Position
Mayor Gulley and City Clerk
Walters returned on Saturday
from Victoria where they attended the Private Bill committee to
have an act passed for the relief
of Greenwood. They report that
everything went satisfactory for
Greenwood and this city will be
iu better shape than ever. The
bond holders are not going to
tear down but rather build up
the city, and, as the trustee
stated, all that Greenwood needs
is a pay roll and he is going to
look into matters and if possible
get things going. The mayor is
very well pleased with the result
of. his trip and it is felt by all
that the finances of Greenwood
will be better than ever. One of
the proposals set forth in the
act and agreed to by all parties,
concerned is that the $15,000
tunnel bonds have been entirely wiped out with the exception of $1,500 payable in three
yearly installments without interest, In a nut shell it practically means that Greenwood, is
being financed by the Sun Life
Assurance Co., and Manufacturers Life Insurance Co., and it is
their intention to help as far as
possible in order to protect the
money they have already invested
here. The Mayor, Aid. Taylor
and City Clerk should be congratulated on the success of their
efforts in ' having this bill
passed by the Private Bill committee for submission to the
Legislature and ratepayers generally should feel that a great
load has been lifted as the
taxes will not be increased.
The trustee, who is a business
man of broad minded ideas, will
not be paid by the city, but is being paid by the Sun Life Co.
He hopes to make the first
of his. periodical visits during
the early part of December
and he wishes it understood that
he is out to build up and not tear
down the city. The streets,
waterworks and city buildings
are to be kept in repair and
where buildings can be remodelled they are to be put in rentable
condition...     ���       - --
S. W. Inghram Found Dead
VSherill ,W." ;Inghram,; aged 722,
was found on .'Sunday afternoon
lying dead in;the hills seven miles
from Trail,.: with- a brillet7 in his
head.7 .. ��� 7 7 : -'.-,_- - -":-7""-.;. 7 '.---
Sherill .went onfe hunting on
Wednesday,^ 'Nov. 16 and 'as he
failed Vto. return that ..evening
great anxiety was felt and the following days search, parties scoured
the hills with the result that on
Sunday a party headed by Harry
White.located,the body..
Young .Inghram; was the son of
Mr and Mrs. Bart Inghram who
resided in Rock Creek for many
years, leaving there.for Nelson and
moving to Trail 7 two years ago.
The deceased before the war was
on the staff of the Canadian Bank
of Commerce'iii Greenwood and
Nelson, .leaving that position to
enter the army.. On his return
from overseas he located in Trail
where his mother and sister, Ivy.;
reside.' '-'���.'"''"'���' 7-V. .
.. An inquest was held in Trail on
Tuesday by Coroner JohnX Nay,
and : the verdict was /-'accidental
death.',' The funeral; Vwill take
place ia Trail this afternoon, 7 r
7?A copper furnace was; blowh' in
at^'.the/:Trail smelter-ron"-.Friday
last.-7,.-This- will- give: employment
.to:20;nien. ���     .  7-\ V7V:7,--:V :V.:V
J. A. MacKelvie Speaks
At a rousing Conservative meeting hold in the Greenwood;theatre
last night J. A. McKelvie, M.P.
made a stirring plea for the return
of the Meighen Government
and advocated protection as the
mly remedy for: present industrial
conditions. W. B. Fleming was
chairman who had an easy time as
the meeting was most orderly and tion of same
City Council
The regular meeting of the City
Council was held on Monday, Nov.
21st. Mayor Gulley' in the chair
and present Aids. Kerr, King,
Taylor, Mowat and  Jenkin.
The Finance committee reported
non-payment of certain accounts
owing the City and the Clerk waB
instructed to take action for collec-
Streets committee recommended
attentive. It struck one that most
of those present had already made the use of suowplough on the side-
up their minds how they would walks and the chairman was auth-
vote and were there more from cur- orized to hire the necessary labor
iosity than for information.     The and team.
arguments presented  by Mr. Mac-
Kelviewere those which have been sented a detailed report of the pro-
advanced since the beginning of gress of the Private Bill at Victoria
the campaign from platforms and and the Council expressed their
through newspapers. ��� The only pleasure on the work accomplished,
new thing was the statement, con- Copies of the Bill as amended and
vincingly told, was that the Hon
Arthur   Meighen was  responsible, will be in the hands of the Council
for the great disarmament meeting  during.tho   present   week.     The
at Washington
Mr. MacKelvie expressed his
pleasure at seeing so.large a meeting and especially congratulated
the ladies on the interest they were
taking in the present campaign.' It
was the Conservative party who
gave them the franchise and many
Liberals opposed it, he said.
Considerable had been said about
the government favoring the big
interests; but everyone knew how
he felt about having to pay taxes,
and in the matter of income taxes
the big interests were hit the hard-
eat and asked whether the Meighen
government were favoring big interests in making them pay,*the
big., share of-the war, harden.
He explained King's "Shell Shock"
scandal and exhorted his > hearers
to study ihe tariff question as that
was the main and vital interest to
Canada. He thoroughly explained
the National Railway question and
stated that while it was -serious it
was a legacy handed down by the
Laurier administration.
The meeting was most instructive, Mr. MacKelvie drawing forth
enthusiastic applause time after
time. The meeting closed with
singing of the National Anthem
and three cheer for MacKelvie and
Hon. Arthur Meighen.
Midway Notes
���-. ,.S. Bennerman has returned to
town . from, spending a year :at
Mr./.and Mrs:. Ewart McMynn
returned on.Friday from Spokane
where they spent their-: honey moon;
On Tuesday evening ..aVreceptibn
was held in their honor and they
were presented with a chair by the
citizens of this place.
Wong Guy's shack was raided
by a squad of Constables from the
Grand Forks Mounted Police bar-,
racks last week and a quantity, of
opium and smoking equipment
was uncovered. The accused, appeared before Justices of the Peace
Ferguson and Norris on. Wednesday last and fiued $i210, the dope
being confiscated.
Myncaster News
enjoyable evening was spent
Many prominent people of the sur
rounding country were present.
Splendid- music was furnished by
Iftas 7Shilk^k7.Miss, Gerdeis, .Miss
Stewart-7and.VR0y7 Day..: Eric
Jackson.was master of ceremonies.
Proceeds-;willvbe; used for Xmas
entertainment for,'the children. V 7
The Mayor and City Clerk pre-
which js now -before  the. House
Council passed a hearty vote of
thanks to the Hon. J. DV Mac-
Lean for the deep Interest he has
taken in the Bill and the assistance
rendered to the City officials during their attendance at the Parliament Buildings. A vote of thanks
was also passed to Dr. MacDonald,
of Vernon, who has undertaken to
father the Bill through the House.
Matters in connection with starting rink were postponed until a
meeting has been held of all those
interested in the operation of the
rink during the coming winter.
The-Council approved of . the
progress being made in the wrecking and cleaning up of. old "and
(Useless buildings.._.- ,��� .,-,   -.    ..,
The next session of the Council
will be held on Dec. 5th.
Kettle Valley Notes_
Mrs. Davies went to Nelson on
There is about a foot of snow
up Nieholson creek.
Mr. Haynes and two sons returned to Kelowna last Wednesday.
It will soon be that a girl will
be overdressed if she wears a wedding ring.
-A few men may be broke but
every girl has a-role in her-stock-:
ing these days.
The Women's Auxiliary held
their, fortnightly meeting at ..the.
home of Mrs.M. E. Gane.
Don't forget the . Masquerade
Dance given by the. hockey players
at Riverside Hall.on Dec. 2nd.
The .English church has at. -last
been moved to its destination on the
corner of the main-street; in this
town.'.- -V."7 7 '
The Womens;Institute of Roek-
Creek are. giving a .treat to all the.
children of.', the district in .River-,
side Hall on Dec. i"7.tb.
All who .are iiot on: the voters
list should register.; with. Capt,
Davies,. ..Kettle Valley registrar.
He willheat home four days; for
this purpose. Nov; 23,   2��, 25, 26.
Calling a mana liar, is the last,
word in wasted, talk.   If he .is. a
iar he already knows it7and .yon,
Mrs.  R.  D.  Kerr, of Midway, are springing^Id stuff on .him;  -If
spent the  week-end at the Porter be isn't you are and he has found
home. you out.
Qn Friday evening last a merry j. j. Warren> president; and W.
crowd assembled at the Myncaster M. Archibald, of. the Consolidated-
Hotel for the first Dance ofthe Mining & Smelting company, of
Myncaster. Social Club.     A very Traii, were in Princeton last'week.
They were met at the station by
Emil.Voigfc who is heavy" interested in copper properties in that
section. Referring to the visit of
these leading mining men the
Princeton Star; says: "Negotiations, fraught with great possibilities for the town and district
are under way, but no definite information is available, as vet." TF"R     T/FimE.     OT>f?ir\TWOOT).     R     O.
pothes Irritable Throat
Relieves Bronchitis Quickly
No Drugs to Take, No Medicine to Up
set  Stomach.      Just  Breaths
Count ten���a bad cold Is relieved by
Catarrhozone���wait one minute and
you will feel its soothing influence on
a .sore irritated' throat,
with "Catarrhozone"���it
because you car. breathe a healing
vapor to the very spot that needs help.
The big thing to remember about: Catarrhozone is this���you just breathe a
healing piney vapor that, is full of the
purest balsams, Ibat is rich in the
greatest sealing agents known to
science. This wonderful vapor dispels all soreness, kills all germs, gives
nature a chance to completely destroy
the disease. Colds and throat
troubles can't last if tlie pure healing
vapor of Catarrhozone is breathed.
Catarrh will disappear, bronchial attacks will cease, coughs and winter
ills will become a thing of the past.
Complete outfit: lasts two months,
price $1.00, smaller size SOc. sample
flizc 25c, all dealers or the Catarrhozone Co., Montreal.
The Value of Goodwill
In Business Cannot Be
One of the most important factors
in the success and financial standing of a business is its goodwill. The
importance of this intangible, abstract term is clearly proved when
we realize that one large rubber coin-
_ No failure | pany lms compllted its goodwill at
$57,000,000 and a large tobacco company at ?5'i,000,000. Whether this essential commodity "godwill" be valued
in hundreds or millions, whether it be
extended to the customers of a tiny
���Second Avenue store or to the wealthy
clientele of a nationally famous concern, its importance can no longer be
discounted or overlooked.
Good advertising, which has been,
largely responsible for the creation
and maintenance 6.C goodwill, serves
great enterprises. A manufacturer
or merchant tells the buying public
again and again the character and
quality of his goods. In so doing, he
makes a treaty of faith, with tho public which he must maintain at. all
costs. Such a merchant has set standards and made promises for his product. He cannot afford to lower the
standards or fail in the smallest detail
to make good1 the promises.���W. T.
Mullally, in- Printer's Ink.
ro Plan
Proposed    io    Expend    Over    Million
Dollars on  Power Scheme at
Calgary will become the centre of a ! London Has Largest Electrical Sign.
big hydro-electric power scheme which
will not only augment this city's power supply, but will serve the mines of
the Drumheller Valley, eighty-five
miles east of Calgary, with electric
energy, and also the small towns in
the vicinity of Calgary, if plans now
being considered by eastern interests
are carried out. These plans are being developed in connection with the
Calgary Power Company's present
plant at Kananaskis. and would provide for an auxiliary plant to be erected on the river which runs from Lake
Minnewanka to the Bow River in the
Rockies. Engineers have been in the
district for the past two months studying the situation. No definite conclusions have been reached as yet.
The proposed new extension would
cost in the neighborhod of a million
and a half dollars. It would be located about midway on the small river
which discharges from Lake Minnewanka into the Bow River, and the
tentative plans as worked out by tlie
company's engineers provide for a
plant developing from 8,000 to 10,000
horse power during the winter
months. !
At the present time, the two big
hydro-electric plants of the Calgary
Power Company, situated at the Kananaskis Falls on the Bow River, have
a,capacity of 31,000 .installed -horse
power. It will be - seen, -therefore,
that the proposed.' -extension-- plant,
just below,- Lake Minnewanka, would
provide nearly'thirty-per cent, total
additional hydro-electric ���'power; ��� V"
It. is understood that all. .the en;
gineering problems in connection'with |-millions-all told. China has, there-
the proposed newextension have b;ecn I fore, been a great market for the cot-
��� thoroughly, studied, and.that the ques-'. ton "good's produced by western peopie,
tion of proceeding with the .'work .of particularly for the'cotton" goods made
"construction  is "liow" largely  one   of .in Great Britain aiid to a. considerable
Installed   at   Croydon   to   Guide   Air
Pilots   Landing   at   Night
Operation of what is believed to be j
the largest electrical sign in existence
has just commenced at London Air
Station. The sign, shaped like a star,
measuring a quarter of a mile from
point to point, serves as a guide for
the cross-channel air pilots in landing at night.
The lights are sunk in a groove'
covered with heavy glass, level with
the ground, so that the planes can
taxi right across them in landing.
The lighting is so arranged that a
huge "L" may be displayed to indicate the direction of the wind.
The giant sign is installed at Croydon,   the   London   Air Station,   and
Health is Your Moit Valuable Auet.
Here it How to Take Proper
Care of It
Hamilton, Ont.���"I was advised by
% practical nurse to take Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription as a toDic dur-
1 n g expectancy
and I have had
���every reason to
bo grateful for her
advice, because
it kept me in perfect health and I
had practically no
suffering. Doctor
Pierce's Favorite Prescription not only benefits
tho mother but I am positive the'
tho child is benefited, too. I would
not hesitate to recommend Dr.
Pierce's Favorito Prescription to
every expectant mother."���Mrs. C.
Spike, 46 Hess St. N.
Read This
London, Ont.���"I take great pleas-.
���sire in recommending Dr. Pierce's
Favorito Prescription as I received
great benefit from its use. I havo
always been in frail and delicate
health. I married late in life and
I was in my fortieth year before
becoming n mother. Dr. Pierce's
Favorito Prescription carried me
safely through. My lovely little girl is
now four years old. I still take Favorite Prescription when I feel tho
least bit weak or rundown and it
always builds mo up."���Mrs. J. G.
Baldry, 237 Clarence St.
What Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription has done for other mothers,
it will do for you. Get it this very
day from your neighborhood druggist in either liquid or tablet form,
and write Dr. Pierce's Invalids' Hotel
In Buffalo, N. Y., for free confidential medical advice or send 10c
to Dr. Pierce's Laboratory, Bridge-
burg, Ont., for trial pkg. tablets.
By     REA      PROCTOR      McGEE.
D.D.S..     M.D.,     Editor      of   "Oral
Robinson Crusoe's Island
Island Inhabited by Alexander Selkirk
to be Used as Health Resort
Although   Defoe   himself described
Crusoe's Island as being off the mouth
of "Oroonoque," and    thousands    of
miles from Juan Fernandez,    yet    it
seems to be taken for granted that the
actual  original  of Crusoe was Alexander Selkirk, who passed four lonely   years   on   this lonely spot of land
Jn the Pacific.
Juan Fernandez, which the Chilean
Government    now    proposes to turn
into a kind of health resort,   is    -120
Wg  chancei,that the armistice would.miles     wegt     Qf     Valparais0.     and
though rocky is by no means barren.
It is 13 miles long and four broad, and
If you had a pet rattlesnake around
the house it might not do you any
harm, but of course you could not
reach an agreement upon that subject-f
with the limited brain power of the
snake and so you.would be taking a
be broken.
Your child could have one or even
several abscessed temporary teeth
with uo apparent injury to his general
health,-but what assurance have you
that the apapreutly harmless collcc-
jtion of pus is not poisoning the child?
When the abscess really strikes and
becomes acute, then there is no question about the damage it does.
Then abscesses may not only cause
|rheumatism and heart inflammations,
but tlie eyes and kidneys and any or
all of the bodily structures may be attacked.
When a temporary tooth, abscess
burrows down the inside of the jaw
and gets behind one of the protective
walls of fibrous material that separates tho layers of muscle in the neck,
called the cervical fascias, a very
serious  infection   develops   which  is
Stwnjjth of Human Jaw
its peaks rise up   to   3,000   feet
The vegetation is wonderful, declares   a   recent visitor.     The native
| growth is mostly tree ferns, but the
quinces, pears, peaches and grapes
which Selkirk himself or other early
'settlers planted have run wild and
cover the valleys.
There is plenty of life, too, for not
only goats but also pigs and ponies
run wild.     The sea swarms with fish,
[especially a species of cod, which is
| an excellent food fish.   There are also
I quantities of seals.
| Some 50 years ago the Chilean authorities formed a plan for colonizing
the island, and gave free passage to a
number of emigrants.   But the scheme
. was a failure and today the island has
irequently fatal. I     .      ,     .   ..   . ,   ...     .
,     .             ���    ...     ..,,      , .,, |only about 50 inhabitants,    most    of
In order to save tlie life or the child 7, - -,. ~       "       . .	
a very delicate operation must be performed, and that quickly. Don't take
chances  with abscesses of the  tem-
Gripping   Force  of   Hands  is   Insignificant in Comparison
them of German origin.     Earlrer still
| the  island was  used  by  Chili as  a
.penal    settlement,    but    ships    were
1 scarce and more than once the con-
,      v ��� * victs and warders, too, were left with- |is destined to rule. 7 His few months
the abscessed teeth'ou(. supp,les i in , foreign   lands have clftinged both
Selkirk himself was one of a crew lhim and his loy'al subjects.     Silently
porary teeth.   They are not only very
j dangerous,    but
j cannot  be used and the good  teeth [
are not allowed to do their work be- 1
Japan's Crown Prince
Is Greatly Changed
Recent Trip  Has Given  Him  Confidence and Broadened His Ideas
The serious little Prince of Japan
has returned home to the nation he
In the jaw of a human being there 'cause one tender spot in the mouth
will interfere with chewing.
Of course, the best plan to avoid abscesses of the baby teeth is to take
is a strength infinitely greater than
most persons dream or. (
Experiments made by dental authorities indicate that the average "bite" jc
of men is  equal  to a power of 171
pounds, that.being the pressure developed between the molars.      Quite a
'of buccaneers. He quarreled with iand reverently, with lowered eyes
his skipper and was marooned af his |and indra��� breath, they bade him
1 own request. That was in 1704. He | farewell in March. That was the
���remained  on  the    island    for    four !sPirit and custom oC old JaPan-   WiUl
v^^^^v.j w*   i.**^  uthuv   lctjlu io  tu  W.AC ,   . .. ,       _ 'noisv enthusiasm thpv-welcomed him
e   u.,j      .   7   4,   <���        ^    ^     Iyears and four months, when he was  UUIS-->' ouluusiasiui uiey wen-umtu mm
are of children s teeth from the day ,  .      _     .  .     _ , !back      Deen in their hearts their love
rescued by Captain Rogers, who  de-iu.    ���     uv*v m ���    " "��<������-���ltJ llli-n Iini-
hev aDne.1i'. 1
they appear
This is the easy method and it,is !
also the safe, sure method.     There-
landing there will be  further facili- lusedT^rpoundsTand apparently had
tated   by   a   searchlight so powerful jforce to spare.     Among women> the
it can be seen from a distance of 30 ���
miles, and so penetrating that it can
be seen even through a heavy cloud
bank. Buildings adjacent to the aerc*
drome will also be outlined/in electric
lights to avoid collisions in night flying.
The station, as now built and with
the mirror improvements to be made,
is believed to be the best equipped
for flying in the world.
number of the subjects tested develop- 'fore, it is the common sense method,
ed the full power of the instrument j Begin at the beginning.     Later may
be too late.
highest record reached was 160
pounds with an average of only about
103 pounds. The gripping force of
a strong man's hands is insignificant
when compared to his jaw-strength.
There are no foods suitable,for human   consumption   that - require   for
Some Wireless Problems
Scientists   Investigating   Difficulty  of
scribed him as a "man dressed in
goatskin and wilder in appearance
than the goats themselves.'-'.
Selkirk really did ihave a man
"Friday," an Indian whom he found
in the woods'.and rescued from death.
But the poor fellow was drowned
while fishing.
The cave or grotto which Selkirk
used as a house is still to be seen.
Around the walls are. the shelves and
a cupboard which he made.   The visi-
China Producing Cotton
Will Soon Be Independent of. Imported
- .Goods "
The  Chinese' are largely- a. cotton-
wearing people,- and there are-many
to wear it���more-than three hundred
Sending  Messages From West to
Not    the    least of several curious |tor is also shown a lookout point, a
U1 j problems which are being investigated ! lofty spur of rock which the castaway
their chewing anything like the maii-,by sdentlsts. according to an' expert is said to have climbed every day in
mum force of the average jaw.   When ,���.i iV_ ��, ,,-,.___    .   . -���-    -    -
the great strength of the jaw is con
sidered, the unwisdom of biting upon
very- hard objects, cracking nuts and |
the like, is obvious; without conscious
effort, a force' could" be .'exerted which
might "cause serious-injury to the
teeth, for the ".teeth- of the human, animal, unlike those of the dog, for example, arc not", strong in proper .pro-
at the Marconi House, in London, England, is: Why is it so difficult to send
j messages across Spain from west to
east, when to send them from north
to south; Is" a comparatively .simple
matter? ' . ;" '..,-- ' -.'
. ' Wireless messages received at Sol-
ler',' in Southeast Spain, from points
further-north, a're' perfectly intelligible."
.'financing the project".
..Bargains In-Italy ���
; -For those who. would lay up "treasure on.' earth -many of-the daintiest
gewgaws' of Italy, are' now .to" be - had'
at. ';ah. ��� attractive price." - With, the'
lira at twenty-five "for-'the.-dollar'in-"
extent for those "made on this continent. - The .trade, returns -of .China' t'61
1911���ten' years ago���-show that .the
cotton goods imported -into China, that
year-had a value,- expressed'in Canadian'- currency of almost one. hundred
million" dollars, ana, if-the .value of.the
imported raw.'cottbn- and cotton waste
iYet those sent from stations west of j Selkirk's memory,
portion-.to the "force, behind them; in :go]lw aro rarely/if    ever;-   rcCelved"
other words, our chewing-machinery '
is decidedly'overpowered.     "    .;
the hope of attracting the attention of
a passing ship.
Some years ago a Chili surveying
party discovered on this point the
remains of an old flagstaff deeply-
embedded in the earth, probably the
very one which Selkirk put Up.
���In-1SG8 an American warship' visit-
'ed the island and erected a tablet'to
-stead, of" the normal five. --old/. lace.-i116 add-ed- the" total .value, of cotton Unveils, damasks,: fans,^ exquisite, '/bead: :P��rts  exceeded one''hundred; million
work, gloves, artistic -furniture-mosaics, ornaments for gardens and such
things'as the big-town's, .ofvitalyVdis-.
play to the overseas'.travellers-become
a. tempting'.-.: opportunity.;���Youth's'
Companion.   X'i'.yX   ���.-',-'-   ".-'-..'"
dollars. V-,77\  ' ��� - '���"-'��� 7 "   "'"
'. The "imports continue, but. home pro-
auction is;, on.the increase;-and/the
time'niay not.be.-distant when China
will, instead-'Be selling, certain classes
of cotton -goods.'-'.-' 77 ,���. - ���-.";- '���'���'-.',.
A Matter of Fortune
iver Paihs
Pains under the shoulder
blades tell of liver derangements.
Other., indications arc sallow
complexion, indigestion, constipation, biliousness, and bilious headaches.-; '."���'.- :.'. X.yX- X<-X.--
The quickest way to .arouse" tlie
liver to.healthful,action is:by-use,
of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liyer Pills:
Continued ..use:-will '-insure, lasting..
relief, correct the. Whole digestive
system and purify the blood. ' ,;.J 77-
- Mrs."- Wiii. -Bartcn,:'.1 Hanover;
Ont, writesV-.'7 '���:X-Xy'--'-X.-'JX''''X
"For some time I;��uffmd, from'.liver
trouble. ��� There   was.-'a   hard,': bearing-,'
down feeling .in my'back'.which I - could,
not get rid "of,'-'Some one. advised ��� me,
Jo try" Dr.- .ChafeV- Kidney-Liver ��� Pills.
I   did   so,- and-fwiscl   them., excellent.'.
.The'dragging' feeling-----   i=y back '&--
appeared   and -I .-'felt - oiudiirfaetfeElted...
generally.7-J . have.'great ,-c'onffdesce 7 m.
Dr...,.Chase's. Kidney-Liver; Pil]s,7.in-J
always',- keep;.them'' on .,haad,._for-'' general -
.use." -.'. :'--��������� X,--. "'������--: "-���:.' i '-- "7-7 .---7.--.-���'-'-*���'.'
'.'V-pir.'Chases KdneyrLiyer:|?ilIs,'_
]ons7-pi^;_:a;^os,e;'.._'25cVa,:��� boxf all.
deale.-s.Vbr 7 Edmansbni'-.! Bates. 76;
Cd.V Limited,'-' Toronto.'!-'.;;;'' 77V; ,7
No Man'. Can. Really-Earn Millions Iri
'.'.-'. .---'-   '"     ���Lifetime';-    .;. V' ..'.'   "���
7. Two- men .have-recently died,' one'
of-'-whom left a'-fprtune. of. -��6,000,000
and; tlie other one of '-��2,006,000."." No
doubt; every penny.'jvas made in".what,",
7'in the business-world, would be.called
j honestly.' arid legitimately.- /'But;''we
doubt.whether.any man. can-.', be: said
really to have earned .so much/    No
jniatter how much, is "got by the goy-
-I ernment, there is no -possibility pf a
stable and satisfied State so long as
we have, on the one hand, a great deal
of poverty arid misery, much of it suffered' by competent,   sober   workers,
I'and, on the other, examples-of wealth
fsu.ch as is ''made" by multi-millionaires.���Reynold's Newspaper.
Saskatchewan Exporting Eggs
Province   Has  Large. Outside   Market
For.Annual .Surplus,'"'
; Carloads.- of ; eggs were' imported
into. Saskatchewan, until - two .years
ago,.but since then, declares the-Provincial . Department" of'���--Agriculture,
this" position.has-been .reversed and
Saskatchewan " dealers- now. find it
necessary" to -secure outside markets
for the. large .annual surplus.of eggs'."
The .bulk, go.' to Vancouver,'-Toronto
and, Montreal". - While' egg.production
is carried 'on as a- sideline -on' Saskatchewan farms (he increase -in. production is. attributed to'the new Egg Mar/
keting Act. which''provides .'for a-strict
inspection. 7777.'' ."'VV 7 -.���--_���-- V   -V '���
' .The
��� Ad /ice From the Pews
Excited  Sailor1;.was- Anxious to
'  7-':--. Minister Oiit'-.-    ���������
' A sermon, was'-in progress, r-
preacher was warming, to. his-, subject;
He,- was, .speaking, of."the inevitable
end that comes to" sinner's, and he
described the scent
paring'', the 7 sinn*>r7i:d a'ship,
waves rush over her," .he cried.
clearly.   7- ,'.'..,    ' .-"...""
The suggestion has been made that j
mineral deposits .in"-the mountains
absorb the wireless waves, but this
hardly satisfies the "experts, who .waDt
to know .why,-if. this theory, is correct,
it does not.apply.-to messages sent
from other directions.
Another puzzling "feature about wire-.i
Believe Crocodiles Bring Luck
,  .       -. #��� ���
Egyptian Children Taught to Look at
--'"".'..      Ug!y Animal.
-'One of the first lessons taiight to;
Egyptian, children is that they-shall
gaze - intently upon - - every \ crocodile
that  ihey are fortunate-  enough; to
less is the.way in which it is affected lc0^c 'across-   " The-Egyptians believe
by. sunrise and sunset:-. . ,    , .    .,
Signals "..received,   in-England from
America during the day are'-invariably
clear.    ��� At sunrise, however, they- are
barely. distinguishable, many -not-being received at all.- ',[���/-.' .���   ��� :���'    "
���.Similarly,-:'wireless waves sent out
from Paris'at sunset behave iii a most
erratic .fashion..    .At .one- moment, a
and veneration for the twenty-year
old Hirohito, whom the nation decrees Is descended from the gods,
was the same. In response to a
speech by the premier the Crown
Prince issued a prepared statement
to the public. His concluding paragraph was that in foreign lands he
had seen many things which might
be profitably adopted by Japan. The
first venture of one of the imperial
family beyond the shores of Japan
cannot fail to affect the nation's fu
ture. It certainly has,broadened the
Crown Prince's ideas. If his father's
health permits, he wants to visit the
American continent next year. The
possibilities in international amity
from such a trip are unlimited., "Our
Prince has changed greatly," proudly
declared a venerable statesman who
had called at the palace and seen the
young, man. "He has confidence in
himself/ a freedom of speech and an
atmosphere of democracy which he
.did not know before." -
World's Deepest Wells
U.S. Has One 231 Feet Deeper Than
German Well
In order of depth the fou1? deepest
wells in the world are known as the
Lake, near Fairmont, West Virgina,
7,579 feet; the Goff, near Clarksburg,
West Virginia, 7,386; a well at Czuc-
how, Germany, 7,348; and the Geary,
near McDonald, Pennsylvania, 7,248.
The two deepest wells in the. world
arc therefore the Lake and the Goff,
the former surpassing the German
well by the large margin of 231 feet.
When a man isn't willing to practice what he preaches it's about time
for him to give up preaching.
Many men would suffer from dyspepsia if they.were compelled to eat
their own words. ���
In one of the great glaciers in
Switzerland there is enough solid ice
to build several cities the. size of
New York.,
that .crocodiles'"bring luck, thc more,
crocodiles the more luck." ��� If the new-
baby . shows -any. interest at all when
his eyes first rest upon a.crocodile
his. start, in life is regarded as-prosperous. -; When little .Egyptians fall
sick.; they are."carried-miles;to look
upon one of these animals.. All Egypt,
from'-the.lowest .to.the highest, knows
message' may "be- quite! p'.ain; - at/an-'.t,lat t6!, l0(?k;UP,bn -his royal, ugliness
other/it'>nay fadeaway almost:entire- j.wiU.-cure ninens and,"stimulate the ap-
ly.7-so Tthat' the.; receiving..'. apparatus
often.fails, so; to speak, to. grasp<it7-'
.7:vA Growing. Industry7 V
Canada's  Clay   Deposits .Offer Opporr
tun.ity for. Expansive Development
'..A' young,Canadian industry which' is'
.making-successfui headway and- promises-to'fill an' important place'among
petite    of7the-  sick child fortunate
enough-to gaze.upon him!
V ; T5ea Otter Almost Extinct 7 V
Pelts Bring High" Price, on. Account of
-.' '7 .; . ��� -, : Scarcity,". XXX.- '-���'���'- '.'
. The. sea. otter,-'.'ihe' animal "of inost'
beautiful.fur once.so plehtlfuOn-Alaskan waters, is almost extinct.. ��� Trad-'
edin by.the hundreds of thousands-a
clay'and clay'products'-which at the l?^^.1:/, -'ago,  j'pc'lts . offered" in-' i?2p'
graphically- com-'j Canadian    manufactures'-   is. that; of
. Given $75,000 For Library
.The city pf Edmonton .has received
from the trustees' of the Carnegie
Fund an 'offer "of $75,000 as a grant
towards'the construction of.a free,
library. ,.-'���'
. -.'; For Infants and Children
In Use For Over 30 Years
Always bears- ^mtf ^mmm^^^
Signature of   ^O^^T^cJuiti  -
Let Cuticura Hed Your Skin
In the treatment of all skin
troubles bathe freely with Cuticura Soap and hot water, dry
gently,-and apply Cuticura
Ointment to the affected parts.
Do riot fair to- include the
Cuticura Talcum Ih your toilet
S��v25c OhtaMt25n--156c. Tikvatte. Sold
throughout theDominion. Canadiar.Depot:
Ijtumt. UaaUi, 3ti St, P.sl St., W��� M��tntl.    I
""""Cutieura Soap ��havaa without mar.-.J
Ate*4Aj&**i>64A/ 'mtAS
same: time... from Canada's wide- and'
jlessi There-is no hope; . Who'can
save hei: now?" ��� "Let go the anchor,
you lubber!" "shouted an. excited .sail,:
or in the congregation. \
Saskatchewan Brick and Tile
.Province Contains Some of the  Most
Valuable Clay Deposits on the
-   Continent
-' Brick-and tile to the value of $300,-
C'9,0, manufactured   in   Saskatchewan,
were1.', used-..in.. buildings that were
erected:in.i'1920',.'iiriV;cpnriection: -..with,
which- 'materials 7tb
masts-are split, her yards   are   gone,- valuable.deposits of .'! the.'   necessary
her rudder's broken,,the helm's'lise-" raw -material,7oft'ers the opportunity
Utilities' Show Profit
Ail the public utilities of -the city
of Calgary will show a surplus .during
the present year, for the first tinie
probably in iis history. The Water
AVorks Department'of the city" will
also show a surplus.
More Wheat Inspected
The total quantity of wheat inspected   at  Winnipeg  by government  inspectors since September 1st last, ex-
:Ii-cl.-Vroat^ hundred , million  bushels,
''w^n-'CbnJainCsomp.,Qf7_thcVlai_gest;,ac'd |:tj'tyi'insiitieetea\;i'at-7tI:e7same''.-DO}nt. in
-���'Most7-y7d^able^ 7'7X-.y, ������-.���   -.
,'contirienti-7they-f.re7as. yet .practically.
.undeveloped. .'A: wonderful, market '-in
-.Western" Canada, "where last' y.eai\it is,.
7e's timat ed .'more than .3 28,000,00-0 worth!
7of;'cI?vy products were-used awaits the'
Vdevelopment.-'or/ceramiC'-? industry .'iri.
'this province. 7" XXXX X'XXi. VWVv
for ex'pansiv-e'.development and the-in-,
vestment of capital. -Not only is the
home industry beginning, to meet domestic requirements" more, adequately,
but from' thc  excellent'- standard 'set
were:'; One in'-St. Louis, three in "New
York and,fifteen-Jn"London, . .The; fur.
is,so fine, lustrous arid durable-'that a1
good "skin has'-' always! .commanded'
i-froni one .hundred to two".hundred,
pounds. Last year t!ie-"pelt.s"were;not.
of.-first grade; -several wpre-'.taken,
from'the bodies of.dead-otter found, on',
by her products is penetrating "with jthe'seasiiore-; but ���the average priccat,
much success 'into thc-'foreigii export.; London 'Avas. .-about' -four'7; hundred
pounds a polf.-
Eucalyptus Grovysto Great Size
In.   Australia   the'  eucalyptus   tree, j
grows   to   unusual-  size, ,an<i at tlie"
famous exhibition of .1851 there was
displayed a board, that- was   143   feet
in   length   that   was sawed from the
trunk of one t,ree; while pictures of
others, were shown that were as much
as eighteen feet in .'diameter.-
i|�� f#ri^!f:rMpSife^i-''fT6m .'le^stlfbei^tlt^tS I'
y !3^'&fr^M ;xf"0$* I:
The -Big - Noise Era
- - ���.'���'-.'-
What.'   with    uiachinefy -by"which
an orator can .address, millions, and
projects  for talking, lighthouses "that
can bark out    warnings    across    60
miles of stormy "sea, science is cerf.
tainly helping the 20th century, "to bft
the era of the tig noise.     But is it!
to be an era of big tilings or merely
rof   the    overwhelming   amplification |
Saskatchewan Wild Land Values    |of the trivial, and. the inane?      The I
The total .value of 6,128,880 acres of.'responsibility for- that lies not with
land assessed under the Wild Lands  the'   inventors-, but with the.people
Tax in7 Saskatchewan is. ?79,791,607, iwho lise .their-inventions.���From the
according;-.to:the "report of. the Wild'..Springfield Republican." >���'.-""' " - "��� ,7-
Lands -Tax ..Commissioner,  published
In' the'annual; report"- :of.' Oie7Depart-
mehibl^--Murijcipal.;-Affairs.J,.- 7 7. _���'--. ���; ���<���
Xpaufconxfen y
Send me, free, nil particular* about .
HECLA;<Plp9 op Pieelese)   Furnace,
'XXp^W^ffp^^f^i^pr0^3 .nVCan a dKgT;
xy- :xX!JsiXTk:.X :���-. .
i Q0
THE ���   T/FTXTR^   r^'-pirvwooD.     71.
Continued Del
Washington.���Renewed efforts on I provisions of the measures, he added,
the pari of the British Government to jit was generally believed it would
stabilize    conditions    in general and
give an impetus to trade is the outstanding feature" of the recent economic development in.Great Britain, according to a cable to the United
States-commerce'department from its
commercial attache at London.
The effort, he said, consists of the
bill now before the House of Lords
providing ' for government loans to
assist capital enterprise up to a total
of ��25,000,000. Although the Labor
party "is not fully satisfied with the
become a law.   .. ���
Continued deliation of commodity
prices in Great Britain, he continued, was another feature of-the economic development of the past
(month, ..all commodities, except cotton in October, showing a falling off
in wholesale prices.
Bot.li imports and exports showed
a decline in value of about 2 1-2
per cent., as compared with September, he continued, but the total foreign trade by. quantity did not show
a decline.
Bdieves No Banger
Of Indian Revolution
Detroit, Mich.-���Belief that there
is no foundation for rumors of an
impending revolution in India was
expressed by Bishop H. L. Smith,
of lndia,\>ne of the speakers of
the National Conference of the
Methodist Episcopal Church. Laok
of friendship between.the Mohammedans and Hindus would tend to
prevent such a movement, he said.
Bishop Smith declared British control of India must be continuerd,
"if anarchy is-to be averted."
Loyalists Object to Treatment
Washington.���Admiral Baron Kato,  actor,   with   tonnage
head of the Japanese delegation to the ithat    maintained    by
Armament Conference, announced that
Japan would ask modification of.the
United States naval limitation programme which would permit Japan to
maintain' a "general tonnage slightly
greater than 60 per cent." of that cf
each of the other two powers.
Japan also would ask,. Baron Kato
said, for the right to maintain a type
of vessel of strictly defensive  char-
Declare   Ulster   Will   Not   Submit  to
��� Sinn Fein Parliament  -
I    Belfast.���Ten thousand Loyalists in
'three meetings emphatically protested
_ against the British cabinet's treatment
iof Ulster.    Great enthusiasm was displayed.     The Lord Mayor of Belfast,
presiding over the principal meeting
,in  the  Assembly  Hall,  declared that
Ulster never would be the vassal of a
Sinn Fein parliament.   Resolutions to
this effect' were adopted unanimously,
j These-included, a resolution confidently relying upon the Liverpool conference to repudiate the idea of placing
Ulster under the dominion of an all-
' Ireland Parliament     The mention of
j Mr. Lloyd George's name was greet-
. ed with groans.        -
A resolution was also adopted  en-
ay tne racinc ana'Far eastern con- _dorsing the acting ot- Sil. JamesXraig.
ference was also announced by Baron'|the Ulster premier> am, his ^leagues
Kato.      The  Baron  said  he  had no. in the pe^ce negCltiations
objection_to accepting    the    Chinese ���	
proposals  in  principle  for  that' purpose. '
Murphy Brothers, Louis E. and Luther E. (twin brothers), Publishers of the
Leader, St. James, Man.
Factory Explosion
Kills Twelve
the other two
Japanese acceptance of the proposals of the Chinese . delegation as
the basis of discussion in committee
bv the Pacific and'Far Eastern
Characters Arrested
Men Capture Men
- -.' Acros's the Border
Montreal.���Thirty "men, many of
whom are said to be notorious international criminals; were arrested in
the city during an extensive raid of
underworld resorts. Sixteen are being held for extradition across the border.
���The majority of these are-Americans and include Nathan Katz, alias
The Turk, with an international reputation as a pickpocket; William F.
Dodson, alias Washington Bill, wanted in Boston, for larceny; Joe Earle
Corey,-wanted for the same offense
in Providence, R.I., and a number
of others.
Foundry Shops Close
Montreal.���The shops of the Canadian Car and Foundry Company at
Saint Pierre-Aux-Liens and at Turcott,
near "here,- haye practically closed
down.. The shutdown is said to'be
temporary and it is expected that the
plant will .re-open around the/end of
December. The plant employs about
2,000- men when fully operated'.   '
Heavy Penalty For
Irish Conspirator
League Organizer Sentenced to-Serve
Fourteen Years
London.���Severe "sentences' were
passed on ���five' prisoners who were
convicted at Cardiff of hoarding arms
and-ammunition in connection with' an
Irish conspiracy.    ..-'.
Jos. Connelly, organizer of the
South ~ -Wales branch of the Irish
Self-Determination League, was sentenced to 14 years' penal servitude,
and the two Evans, wlio were accused of breaking into a powder
magazine" at Merthyr, and another
prisoner, .were given seven years
each. The fifth prisoner, Bonheur,
was given a four-year term. .
i Saskatoon Provides
For Unemployed
Men  Will   Be  Given   Work  On   Municipal Rock Pile 7
Saskatoon, Sask.���To relieve the unemployment   situation   here, the city
I council    decided    to provide ali men
\ who can show to the   satisfaction, of
the* medical health 'officer that, they are
destitute  and cannot find work with
work on a"'municipal rock pile. Rocks
; have been taken from the river and
the men will be engaged in breaking
them.     In return they will be given,
cards which will be honored at vari-
, ous boarding places in the city.
I    The situation,is'not   serious   here,
i and ��� this   scheme   is regarded as a
temporary expedient.   The number of
unemployed   in  -the city is probably
between two and three hundred.
Accident in Prussia Forty Miles North
of Oppau
Mayence.���Twelve people have been
killed and 60 injured in an explosion
in a factory at Dotzheiu, a short-distance from Wiesbaden, Prussia. The j
damage to the factory is estimated at
25,000 marks.     -
General Dego'utte, commander of
the French troops iri that district,
visited the injured aud his men assisted in the rescue work. Steps are
being taken by the French to relieve   the   distress   of the survivors.
Opposed to Dole System
Ontario    Boards   of   Trade    Suggest
National Scheme for Unemployment
Brantford, Out.���As a solution for
the unemployment problem, the Associated Boards of Trade    of    Ontario,
which opened their eiglri.li annual convention here will suggest to the Do
| minion Government tlie working out of
some big national scheme, to be shared by all the provinces,   cities    and
towns, and   municipalities   interested,
iindred Million Pounds
Saved Through Stopping
Realized Blessing of Peace
New York/���Limitation of armaments by international compact is
an old story, to the republics of
Chile and Argentine,' said Felix
Nieto, of the Chilean consulate in
New York.
From the consulate files he dug
up a copy of a convention entered into by the two nations in
1902. The agreement, he said,
ended .danger .of a theratened
war over delimitation of frontiers
and in commemoration there was
erected on a snowy peak of the
Andes a monument to the Christ
of Peace.
Bandit Identified
By Finger Prints
Believed Responsible For Mail Car
Robbery Near Moose Jaw
Phoenix, Ariz.���A bandit captured
here at the Santa Fe station, following
an attempt to rob a mail car, was
identified by finger prints as Roy Gardner, who recently escaped from the
federal  penitentiary  at   McNeil's  Is-
by which industrial activities would be i3ana--
re-opened and public wonts would be
Undertaken with a view to spreading
the -work over the Dominion  evenly.
���     ,   . i The work would be  spread in  such
Dotzheim is -10 miles north of Oppau, "a  mamler  that the test amount
where an exp as on in a plant on Sep, of    employinent . wouk!    be given in
teinber 21, killed 1,000 persons, injur
London.���The British Admiralty's
announcement that it had ordered the
cessation of all work on four warships
of the super-Hood type- evoked a chorus of approval by Parliament authorities.
Vice-Admiral Ballard, in an article
published by the Evening News, estimates it will result in an ultimate
saving of ��50,000,000. Moreover,' he
says, it. means the abandonment of a
design embodying the experiences of
the late war in favor of a design to
be adopted a decade hence, and that
it is conceivable that Ihe decision may
lead ,to the entire disappearance of
capital ships. He thinks, however,
that if the armor plate mills are idle
for a decade it will be difficult to restart them, especially as regards their
Admiral Sir Percy Scott, who
warmly approves of the admiralty's
announcement, places the saving it
will involve at ��100,000,000- He
thinks no country will scrap its submarines, except possibly the long
range ones, because he says they are
primarily weapons of defense.
W. L. Hichens, chairman of the
shipbuilding firm of Cammell, Laird
and Company, Limited, thinks that
very disagreeable to
it is unwise to con-
money while the
disarmament.        He
although   it   is
armament firms,
tinue   spending
outlook   favors
believes that temporary allowances to
According to the police, Gardner
admitted his identity.
Winnipeg.���Roy Gardner, escaped
convict from McNeil's Island penitentiary,   reported   arrested at Phoenix, !the staf��s ���uXA solve the employment
ed about 4,000 others and laid in
waste the entire factory and the village at Oppau. ''���'',
Engineer Killed By
Rebels Attack British
One Officer and Three Men  Killed by
t)  -l       ��-.   |     . . Moplahs
ISOlIer fcXplOSlCB. ; Londpn.���A    Reuter    cable    from
Delhi,  India, says a  company-of the
Accident   on .
Britain Retiring Naval Officers
London.���In connection" with its policy of retrenchment in' administrative
expenditure's, the'.British Admiralty
lias resolved ���" to��� retire, on, pensions
eighty" naval- captains and ��� 200 commanders early next year, according to ,__
the Evening News.-
Sioux Lookout
... Fort William, '"Ont.���Gilbert C. Mc-
Nabb, of Fort William, one of the old-'
est engineers on the- Transcontintal
Railway was instantly killed' at Al-
coma,1 two; miles west of Sioux Lookout when the boiler'of his engine blew
'up. Fireman George Reid; of Sioux
,Lookout was badly scalded about the
upper part'of the body, but lie will re-
co-/er. A special train was. made up
at Sioux Outlook and brought the body
says a company- ot
Ghurka Rifles/Regiment,   holding- the
Pandikkad post, had a sharp engagement with 2,000 Moplah rebels', who
attacked .vigorously..    Two-thirds-of
I the.rebels'were killed, while one British officer and three men were "killed
i and 34 men wounded.- 7 One, gun. and
j a number'of knives   were    captured.'
I The record of other operations also
discloses the use of- artillery "by tlu
rebels.. -.'-
Rob Liquor Store and Escape
Grand   Forks,.. B.C.'���Robert Camp-
Increase in  Alberta Population
.7 Ottawa'.���-The population, of the province'.of. Alberta has. increased from
374,663 ln.;1911, to 581,995 in'1921,'ani
advance of.,207,332, or- 55.3-1 per'cent!
for the ten-year period, according to a-
...bulletiri" issued by the census-branch
"of"the"deparfiiient"of"trade.and com-
:  merce.  -       7. '-    .    V       '   .-
jbf.McNabb and the injured-fireman to |b<el,   ?overament7llQuor-store- vendor,
the  city.      Reid is iu  the McKellar jhere  was heid-up and robbed of S200
Hospital here and is progressing favorably, though seriously injured.- - An
inquest, has been .ordered.' '   -.. -
By' making   your   purchases   from
your  .home   merchant-.you are con-
. trlbuting direct to-the   prosperity   of
the community in which you live.    ,
Britain Denies Soviet Charge
Says    Evidence   of   Bolshevist    P'ro-
, paganda Not Based on Forgeries
��� London.���The British Government,
it was announced, has handed the Soviet Government at Moscow a firmly
worded note absolutely denying the
allegations of Foreign Minister Chit-
cherin that-the British evidence of
hostile Bolshevist propaganda in Central Asia and Afghanistan was founded on forged documents, German or
otherwise. The note declares that
the Soviet reply of Sept. 26 to the
former note of Lord Curzon, the British foreign minister, apart from the
allegations now denied by Lo'rd' Curzon consisted  chiefly of quibbles re-
those localities where the unemployment problem is the most severe.
At the same time, the members
of the boards of trade went on record as being opposed to the dole
system "'.of handing out charity. It
-was felt that some systematized
method of investigation should
carried out.-
Ariz., - was credited, by railway police
with having been responsible for the
robbery-of an express car on the Canadian Pacific Railway near Moose Jaw
on October 19, getting away, with ?5,-
000. On September 22 the Canadian
National Railway express was held up
at Tofield, Alta., several registered
De (packages being stolen. Descriptions
of Gardner, recei'/ed from the Washington -penitentiary, tallied with
those of the bandit in both cases.
Moose Jaw.���Canadian Pacific investigation authorities here,' when notified that Roy Gardner had been arresC-
ecl, declared they were still convinced
Probable That Matter Will Be Taken |that Gardner'yobbed train No.  4  on
of ft
lay Consider
Freight Rate Reductions
Up Shortly
I the morning of October 19.     It was
.Ottawa.���It    ic    probable that tht,' stated Gardner would   not   likely   be
question of a reduction of freight rates   brought back to Moose Jaw for trial,
on Canadian railways will shortly be  as he already had a 50-year sentence
taken under consideration by the Do-!ahead of him in the United States,
minion Board of-Railway Commission- j 	
ers.      An immediate reduction of 10
per cent...,has been ordered, effective
on United States railways, by the exe-
garding positions-held by-otlicialsand jouti.-es of the roads.     The reduction
ihat no attempt was -made to answer applies to carload lots of farm produce
Reject Labor
the very serious charges of Russian
hostile propaganda in Persia or_���Cen-'
tral Asia. - _.-   -      ���-'..- r   _���
��� Mine Helper Killed
Nanaimo, B.C.���William Smith,
mine helper, was killed when a-fall of
rock struck hiin at the Granby mine
here.. Smith-was 34 years old and
came here six weeks ago from Staf-.
fordshire, England,'where lie "leaves a
wtfe'and fire children. ..   '   .   -
-Manitoba Exhibit '_--._" '
Braiidori.���Eleven head-of the finest
sliq-w- cattle Iii -the!. proyiitce_were_sent-
to Chicago, where they will be displayed -at the international show-as
Manitoba's exhibit..'. The car contained four heifers and seven fat steers.
Two carloads of horses to be exhibited at-the'"show., were picked lip."at
Winnipeg .-'-, '���-". :���_',"..    .;   'X 'V '   ." 7V
by-two armed men.     The,men were
located-in-the westend of the town by
police officers,.and engaged in a running-gun'-fight with the bandits,""but.
the men made good their escape.   -
China Wants Chance
:5^?Piw&r-: ?^rt In
Washing'ton^Presiirvatioh -of "tci-; V, way toward solving some of-..the per
plexing- problems: in
foundation. .of.   the -
laying a firmer
Pacific and.' Far
-'rltorial'integrity- aiid political and ad-
'ministrative-independence'-'   together
-with ���".' preservation.."-, of- the. open-door] East/ '     -"..'-���'., ���-, \,   ���"-: --'7'
policj'-andaproiiibltipn against-secret'! V "China is'anxious- to play her* part,;
��� treaties ia. tiie.:Fa'r .East were included !not only, iii,maintaining peace, but in'
in .-the Chinese-proposals at-the Arma-; promoting-, ihe . material _���-. advance-'.
='"meiit Conference on Far Eastern ques-  inents' and the- cultural,developments
- iions..   ..; .���   ���   ...     .,.---.;   '.���'���:: " '. '"7
China-in-return;-would agree "not to-
alienate or lease any portion of her
territory." to any foreign.-, power,--'"and
all special rights, privileges, immunities    or    commitments, now held in'
China by foreign powers' are   to   be
carefully re-examined.
.  All existing limitations upon China's
political, jurisdiction and admiriistra-
ii'-.-e - freedom of action would be removed and provision made for future
conferences from .time to -time for in
-���: teraational discussion of the. far eastern! situation.   . ""  .���"���-.. ---       ������-
.   -The'- Chinese'pro- ''���;- '.^provide for
';fall .i_es'pe.ct7for7CluL;i.::- -rights as,a
���_'neutral?-'-in': all ."future, wars to which
-X'the nation"- Is- nqt-.a. - party..--;and ;7:for-;
X peaceful settlement'";bf���_'.��� international;
.tfie^Pacinc and the-"-far-
of all.the nations: She 'wishes to
make,.her vast natural resources"
available' to, all peoples who 'need
them, and in return to. receive the
benefits of free and equal- intercourse with-them. In order that she-
may do this, it is. necessary that she-
should have, every possible opportunity1 te develop her' political institutions in accordance with the
genius-and needs of her own people.
China is contending with certain-
difficult problems, which necessarily
arise when any ,. country . makes, a
radical change in her form of government. ��� ��� ���' - ���;'"��� ���.- '"'-";'-  - ��� ���
"These problems . she will be able
to solve If given, the - opportunity. ,to
do. so.';-.This means not only tbatshe
should.be free-from danger-oi threat
. /.-ip'astV '���X'XXXXX~:/X-
J'i-'j-.-'.Dr^WflliCKton-.Koo.-.who j-'r-esentf'd'.
sV'.the Chinese' proposa}.s7'"said they^wer^.
.-'���7"made.-in7t.he''ihte'r^ n:
.' '-TOiv^d7-Jnthe;-.Far: East'-as" w'eh/as-of-_V.
' China" anii'jf
of' foreign;';aggre.spio.hs;"bttt;7 ssifar^as-
circuni'stance.-?:". will -.p-r.'ssiBiy. -permit,.;
she!-, be' -"��� relieved ���>; frpm-' -.limitations;
which'T.now' ."deprive ������'liVr ofautorijor-
mou3'-a.iIininistrative.v.actM\h^aiid .i-r.e.-
ent. -'.'her-': fror.i -.-.securing;; i-ajii-O'.1---!'<?'
Experimental_Farm_..F_or Ontario.__���.
���-Ridgetown, Ont.r-^The Ontario Government'has bought-the" 190-acre' farm
of A. ,D.. Bi'ien, well-kno.wn livestock
breeder, at .'a''figure, understood, tp.be
?4O,O0O, and will, proceed at ��� once"'.'to
convert, it into an ��� experimental, farm
for the development of' specialized
crop"s7 for which this^-section'' of
tario'is-becoming noted. . .    - "7
-Filipinos Drowned in Manila Bay
. 'Manila.���Fifty-eight Filipinos,"many
of them women and -children-, were
drowned -at' - the- entrance to Manila
Bay, .'when, the'inter island steamer
Maria Ltiisa foundered in a heavy sea.
.Seventy-two others were picked up by-
a Japanese steamer. .".        -���'...
-���..-"    .Buried'at..Fort Erie
Bridgeport^"Ont."���Albert Miller;-the
and is for-a period ofsix months.
Increase in Value cf
Building Permits
total, of- Fifty-Six   Canadian .Cities
��� ���_ Shows Gain
' Ottawa".���The total value-of building
permits in 56."Canadian cities during
September last was $9,9S8,157 a's'-compared with $9,65-l,0S5 in August, and
with- $9,17.-i;181.- in "September of last,
year.       ', - . ' '    ''
Nova Scotia,. Quebec,-'- Ontario, Alberta .and" British Columbia registered--gains - over., tlie. preceding
month, while New Brunswick, Manitoba and " Saskatchewan reported decreases. - '       - ��� '....--.."
Party's Proposal
Australian Government Willing/to Re.
duce  Defence  Expenses-By
' London'.���Reuter's correspondent-at
Melbourne, cables'   that. ' the    labor
; party's- amendment in the Australian
iHouse of Representatives to the gov.
j    Vice-Admiral    Mark    Kerr is
similar opinion, adding:
I    "We already have sufficient battle-
' ships for Europe, although the ships ��
used overseas are not of much use."
J Commander Bellairs, who for a time
was lecturer at the Royal Naval College, also thinks the step is perfectly
���justified; "especially from the viewpoint of the psychological effect of a
igenerojis gesture when it is most im-
'portant that each nation show good
I "Everything now depends on Japan," the commander declared. "There
is no question about the good intentions of the people of the United
| Admiral Sir Cyrian Bridge, retired, asserted that the news was the
most promising and cheering for a
long time, and that it looked like the
"final defeat of the dictatorship of the
material age."
"Considering the readiness of the
United States to abandon her 1916
programme," he added, 'T think it only
decent that we should make some
response." .
erhmeat's'proposal to. reduce the .expenditure on defence has. becn rejected, by 30 to 20. The government.had
announced that the expenditure would
be cut down by- ��'250,000..
Labor's proposal' was to make tho
reduction half a million-pounds. .- '
;..-       Danish Sovereignty
- Christiania."���The  'Norwegian.-.G-oy-
man-.who, it is ,��� claimed, -carried tlioi'.ernment. lias, informed Denmark-that
British-message to" the troop's" at Mens, it ;ca?mot -recognize the'extension;'of-tlfistime for Russian relief-, were" two  denial.'is made in entente diplomatic
Cannot Help Russia
Unwise to Make -Appeal in Canada
, "Just-Now ..
Toronto.---That no relief .-organization was able to help afflicted Russian
people'' from-' "their, famine gripped
country and that the" Canadian Red.
Cross Society had decided.it was unwise-to make any appeal-in Canada at
Cattle Shipped From Montreal
i ' ���""*"       ���
Big     Revival    of    Export    Trade    is
Looked For
- Montreal.���A big revival of the Canadian export cattle trade to Great Britain is now to be regarded as certain
'as far ..as Montreal port is concerned.
Up' to date, thirty thousand head of
Canadian cattle have been shipped to
Britain during the past six months,
and-with several ships still to bo loaded, the thirty-fire thousand mark may
lie .reached before the spason closes.
Germany Abie to Pay
- Berlin:-T-The report that Germany
lias-notified the allies that she will be
unable to meet the next reparations
installment is emphatically denied In
official German quarters.      A similar
to.-"cease.fire" that actually ended tho'JDanish-..��<>'"creignty  to; the.. whole   of-
war,'was given a" hero's, burial .in St.
Paul's '��� Church cemetery, ��� in" Fort Eric.
Qua- i'-.H��r,' "t,i'��_-1<u-=r>'i<-;'.s of the; Great-War
': Veterans'*-Frontier Post.'- .;.,V'"���-������
if ..adopted; 'wb'.iid',pa>'e;-the ' public, revenues.',"-; ._"/>-,
Greenland, which was-announced last-
Mny.'; ' .Norway ". contends , -that'���-.the.'
Datiislractioii-prejudices the rights-of
Norwegians to:the whaling and fishing
which 'they- have', .until-iipw, ..carried
on-.unchallenged in. Greenland" waters.
--'Montreal -Has -Many "Uhem'ploy.ed-
-Mont'rea?.'-���There -JsV1 liiore' nnehr-
pl'pyment iu'-\.Montreal:.tlu,s year' than
I here. has, licou'" for 'many, yr-ars 'past
and. indications iioin"t.u>7a very'seyprf'
"winter, : dec la re . many social woi-Icci-h;
MX cliarilab'le.institutions ai-.c filled t<i
capacity, .^lulV./ihe number r-i'.itipplica-
'tion-5 " .for " -,w<'rk' .--lia-s.- nt-vjr .l-��-eiv
enualled".     ���;.";''   ���'--;""".
points in';-the-''report qPthe. executive   circles-which are in close touch wiil,
committee-, presented   to  the  general  the negotiations now proceeding wita
council'o_f'the'.society at-its .'meeting  the reparations commission,
7'.'7    '.Will  Extend Railway
'.".Victoria.-^Ordprs    to    extend    fch-a
Vancouver Island line of the Canadian
ten miles in the
'���'-:���-'. .-���'-.Verdict'-of .Suicide. - 7 '-"'..
-". MontreaI.-r-A>yerdict of suic.ide.1 "was
returned at tlie inquest inm-thfe?deatlr'.Natibnal 7  Railway
-,'pf! Louis-'Dgulnik; wlin ; .fatally7 shot
; himself after .wounding Sir.. Andrew,
.'SliicPhail in''.the" shpuid'er-. ��� 'Sir Ah-
��� dr'ewX ciiitdii ion js rei'.nrt'ed"-as . very
: Hrttisja'ctury. ���'....,-.-"'" - . ��� ;.���-;..-" ;"   !. - "   .:
C.owichan'.Lake country have been giv-
;,eu. by'n:'-7B! Hanna,  president of the
Canadian' National Railways.'accord-
-.iiig to. a. telegram received by Premier
.Oliver-'-from Mr, Hanna.
"V,'irele"s.3'-Chain--Scheriie .Collapse's
London..-"���Tlie We^tminitor' 'Jiiy.euii )
sa'ys.-that i he .post oliice "scheme, of an
Imperial wiivlcss chain has..collapsed
aiid was doomed from'.ii.-! inception by
the aloofness-of'the" Dominions and
India. It is averred in some quarters
that this infonnatinti is probably correct as the Hor.ie .(lOveriLinpni has
shown lukewfu'rimess lately towarfi
the scheme.
ish J^ress
isdom Of
"���jiiiet! State.
iu- muditio.'atifU   tci, the
Qif-arniameiit proposals-
mitted continuously on a fixed scaler
"This   seems  a  dangerous  breach of
Britain Disposing .of War Supplies
. London.���jThe.governmenr is rapidly
disposiiig-.oL the large ���ainonni <"pi war
slocks. Surplus stores .Worth i'fiTS,-
000,000 have been disposed of since
the'armistice.7 Liquidation is..practi-
cally'completed -on.'ihe7coritinent7 and-1tlon' iJiat
,it, is .hoped - ���short ly- to - cloie- idovsii. .in.:
ijgypt". 77'-'V7 XXxXy'XXi-XX. XxXy
sugtrested before the;.'conference at'i the ,whole conception of a natal hoI��-
i Washingtou by Arthur. J.. Baifqur,- ! day,' which might well prove dis-
|br-ad of the. British' delegation,! have' ..astrous tci the U.S.., plan." It foe-
[niipt-wiiii a varied reception at 'the llieves' that, the .British public would
; hands  of "the pres.--.      The Wcstmin-| support an-'absolute embargo on sub
tler Gazeite says that his statement
gives cause for the very gravest misgivings and disappointment, and proceeds to note in particular'.his sugges-
the programme of battleships "replacement be' carried on from
year'-to v(-ar'to save 'arir.anic-nt Work's
  frbni:.total-destruction. .-.   ..,..-
"'Importance of Paper-industry-,''!''] 7''7Th!e'V;.suggestei,l.-  reservation,''*.;,  it
V-MontreaL-V'Th'^^^ "aih'ouhts-v^o7':-a" pro^osaT'that
i'YOUNG;'HQ!?Ea7L^.���77,��� H-i^ii V.iGH;i-;z.z-
i:^.C. s ,'ccs:ng- uj?f
. The most' antagonistic of the morn-
ng-papers';'is the Morning Post,' -which.
dilates on Great Britain's exceptional
position in the- need to protect all
lines .'of-communication. Britain audi
her Dominions, il say.--, must be able
to help vine.another acro?s the oceans
-.-.The Daily Mail declaims that there.!
;dus.ir.y,in;Canada''is..Tia\v"ahi7nV:')^ t!he7yest.ed7'iV. everything to be said 'for.Mr. Bal-.,
poiriant:".factor ;iri7brihVin.^-:."tiie. Caa.i:������ interests ,.0i;;-Svar',.buV'r!?-i.7^'ho3.e."spirU as submarine wao
-ijanV.dpliar    back'-''to- itk/li'i'V pQinc--1^-^7:'*I"?dH\0^:���;.c,^��� n.y>;^'7comnetitio.n'ji''ars'Is most unhuman.
i.i>.!!';o.--',iV5ri^T-D;-i i- v- ���e:��'onii#ina,t:n'^ii;>i f.s.-.a-sacred' flame;ready, to .burst-.into j =. The.London Times cuoled the Cape*
tti'*'. holiday, is ! town:-Tiiaes as saj ing that Secretary
| Hughes' .projosa! for a naval holiday
st    remarkable   e?tsi��
breai of the war.
;atuijlecturer -at^IcGiil7l:nTversil}-;���;���';-. j���Jver7>:;!-:77777V"XX-:X:X ,
XX:'y'' X*~ '"*~""-Th-e--I>ailv-:-'NFW'i!-'sava'rf':^ar.liTie7 thfe :'markpd_ the. most
y~X_.-y~ ; suggestion.' 'that -"rcpb.eeinent -be- per- j since the ouibrea
:.w. - -x:', u,' 1355 JTHE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
52.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the Uuited States $2.50, always in advance, o
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices    7.00
Bstray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certificale of Improvement.  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears it> 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.
Thc blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
A   cross  man goes  through  life
like a  sore dog followed  by fliee.
A tack ful man can pull the
stinger from a  bee without  being
Conceited people are like eggs���
to full of themselves to hold anything else.
The windows of the Government liquor store are no doubt
green with envy of the customers.
Anyway a limberger cheese
maker isn't bothered with other
people sticking their noses into his
If some people's health is as bad
as their dispositions it is a wonder
that they are still around annoying people.
When a man loses the power to
look forward he practically ceases
to live. One who dwells upon the
past is7 sure to find more; gloom
than sunshine. .-.-,.
. .A local poulfcryman has been experimenting by mixing a little
sawdust with the - meal he', fed to
hip. chickens. The chickens did
well- on the ^mixture,.', so he. finally
fed them altogether on .sawdust.
After./a. while he _set one.of them
on thirteen eggs and; waited for
the result. . In due1 course the eggs
were hatched and .12 of the.chickens had wooden legs, and the other
.was a -woodpecker. (PleaseVpass
"the mustard.)'-.- .'������' 7"'/-'-    .;' - 7 '-:-
A man stood, on the corner
And he.belonged to the /'force'-';- 7
.His whiskers were long aud shaggy
And."the wind took its:usual:coursa
'/Passions Playground- \:
;.    Katherine   MacDonald, , as the
; iiinocent and beautiful Mary Grant,
- fresh', .from", the' Scottish -- convent,
Avins theiove.bf a handsome prince
���at' JI-onf-e Carlo in. "Passions Playground,'- which .will be shown, at
the Greenwood Theatre, on Saturday, Nov.  26,   A cruel falsehood
by a former convent chum  throws
->. stigma ou the name of Mary and
'.reatens to destroy her romance.
;-;he leaves Monfee Carlo,  seeking
refuge in an old: French chateau,
where her prince finds her in time
to rescue her from the plot of two
adventurers. ���
.Editor .The Ledge,
" Dear Sir: - ' *���       7
Your readeis will be.glad to
hear that the Poppy   campaign  was an
unqualified success   throughout. the entire allied countries, and particularly'' in
the Province and Dominion. .The-supply for the Boundary was away short., but
arrangements have already been -made ti?.
have a full supply of poppies-next: year!;
two months, in advance,; whichVwili en-'
'  sure even-one obtaining a-poppy;;.,,"V'.'""-
The 7 ��� Boundary. Branch .of. the G^ l\V:
7. V.'A. ,desires.-.lo;.;thank.all,7particulariy
'��� the,-, business ��� men- of Greenwood' aud
.'-"ance"i;n;;makiiig7Ppppy-:Day- "such3 sue-1
ccssV" "It-1 may."be of!interest :to���kno.w that'
.-'���tiie-Erbvincial.aad Dominion Cornraands;
-haye. congratulated the;Boundary."Branch"';
"'-on-,their.efforts-'onPoppy7Day. X'-'i -y
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Suited the Occasion
Dean Ingle tells the story of a
certain vicar's cook in England.
One evening at family prayers they
allowed her to select the hymn.
After the ceremony was over the
vicar's wife said to' the cook,
"That's a very nice hymn you
chose this evening, ". " Yes,
mum," said the cook, ''it is the
number of my policeman."
Rupture   Expert
Seeley, Famous In This Specialty.
Called To Kamloops
F. II. Seeley, of Chicago and Philadelphia, the noted truss expert, will personally be al the I.elaml Hotel, and will
remain in Kamloops this Monday only
Nov. 2S (from 12 o'clock noon till 9 p.m.)
Mr. Seeley says: "The Spermatic Shield
will not only retain any case of rupture
perfectly, but contracts the opening in
ro days on the average case. Being a
vast advancement over all former methods���exemplifying instantaneous effects
immediately appreciable and withstanding any strain or position. This instrument received the only award iu England
aud in Spain, producing results without
surgery, injections, medical treatments
or prescriptions. Mr. .Seeley has documents from the United States Governments, Washington, D.C., for inspection.
He will be glad to demonstrate without
charge or fit them if desired. Business
iletnauds prevent stopping al any other
place in this section.
P.S,���Every statement in this notice
has been verified before the Federal
and State Courts.���F. H. Seeley.
Home  Office,  117   North  Dearborn   St.,
Physician and Surgeon
Hospital Phone 90.   Residence Phone 69
Agent  for   Chevrolet,   Studebaker,', and
Overland cars.    Garage in connection.
d. Mcpherson
->���. ^>��w)o<x)OtK>ooo<��wvY'v-lvx'��vyi
616 Vernon St.. Nelson
Brick building and finely furnished rooms
JOHN BLOMBERG     -    -   Proprietor
Subscription Reduction
The Ledge, falling in line
with the downward trend of tbe
high cost of living, has decided to
reduce the subscription price from
$2.50 to $2 a year in Canada; other
countries $3 to $2.50. Tbe Ledge
is adding many new names to its
already good circulation and it is
hoped that with this reduction
many more will subscribe. Tlie
new rates takes effect from the
first, of November. Those in arrears are kindly asked  to pay  up.
e Electors of the
Ladies and Gentlemen,���
A Federal Election having been decided upon, the Liberals,
at their convention held in Penticton on October 20th, did rne
the honor of nominating me as candidate to contest the Yale
Constituency. Having been a resident of this constituency for
the last 2S years,-and'haying-spent' sixteen years of that, period
oh the Kelowna council, of which place I have had the honor . of
'.being Mayor, for eleven- years, the Convention. deemed it," was
.time'for me to enter the wider sphere of Dominion.Politics.
Being'a land owner and also engaged in financial- and commercial business, in Kelowna,-1 recoguise that the interests ofthe
-whole-Valley.are vitally concerned iu the present, election. We
have a great opportunity toadvance these interests by relieving
-both farmers and business men.:from.the ever growing burden of
taxation which-'is sapping,the vitality of the whole country. If
is utterly impossible to stimulate production unless the people.
have an.opportunity, not only of earning a livings but of saving
money ..and investing such, savings in further development.
Taxation is the only method, available to any government to
raise revenue tppay;itsobligatidnsv,;���,..,'. 'V.-V, .'V .
7  These, obiigations in, Canada are first" the. interest,   which
���amounts''to' 3125,000,000.,annually,  on -the National  debt,  of
.which sum. -SI 1.5,000,7000 is to coyer, the debt of honor caused by
.the warV Second the cost of government, administration,, which
comes, to SliO.OOOjOOO'.a year.-third and   most Vital of; allis the
annual rdeficit caused by owning, operating and maintaining the.
NationabRailway-sy.stem,-'which in ;I920 amounted to over $100,-
7000,000���it-has 'been7es.timated.t0 be a8..much as.$150,000,000. 7,
���      - Now.it is obvious that until _this. appalling. drainVon. our
national expenditure .is:.eliminated -the- whole 7country   must
suffer.   There is.no other issue comparable to. this. 7 .
-. Tariffs are by  no  means  the 'most, -.important V-issue.'.. If the
': manufacturing interests of this cotiutry are:to'be' protected, -'-the.
, agricultural interests, which are: the.basic industry, have7.a far
erea'ter. claim to protection.     ... ,.    "-''-,-'--   ���."'-'.-7-'-":"'-.."      ���'-      7.
- . The losses in operating; andVadministration of the National
;RaiHyay8.must.be .stopped -and.' our resources..developed 7by  a7
proper-railway "and immigration-policy..'' " ������-;."
The whole future of Canada is at stake. Our credit is. being
ruined by our apparent apathy to these loses and ourBeeming.
inability to stop them, In consequence our "production, on
which our credit is based, is being throttled. It is obvious that
if these vast sums, which are being sunk in a quicksand of Unproductiveness, can be saved and turned into the .channels of
production, unemployment can be overcome, taxation can be
reduced and prosperity established.
For this reason I am appealing to the electors of the Yale
constituency, to exercise tbeir; franchise on my behalf. "Let
the dead bury their dead", but let those who are alive to the
vast responsibilities handed oh to us as. the aftermath of the
catastrophic tragedy of war, rise to the measure of that legacy
and unite in a determination to win the peace, which is based
on common sense, tolerance and justice.
',.-;,-The %;a,lue to t?ie-public;pf;telephone service is based. oii:tfe'.reliability,
promptness;ar,d accuracy/.of that service'V; Quality -offse'rvice .depends on
the".economic:,o"peratiOn7"bf.,fair 'telephoned actiyities..f-;''I?^in"7the''''-t|"ice'raw
materijil-,is.;'pr6du'ce.cl until.'the-fhiishe'd equipiment.;.isc,omp!ete,7--it.-.'is'a con-
an.ee is7ii)7aintained Vo-get the fet"- character"" of 'sefvice'7-'All'''efforts':a''
directed toward.-.tH'e'-'high'e"st stah'danl? - ' .'-'���. X"-, :"-��� " ���'-���,-.-:'-.-.-; :".'.'.'-,':;-
"Tke Bill will not let in Canadian wheat,
but will save to the American farmer the
right to raise a bushel of wheat instead
of transferring that right to Canada."���
Mr. Fordney, in introducing the Fordney
Emergency Tariff Bill ivhich has shut
���millions of dollars worth of Canadian
foodstuffs out of the United States
"If we are to build up a self-sustaining
agriculture here at home, the farmer.
must be protected from unfair com-
petition from those countries where
agriculture is still being exploited."���
President Harding. The very spot chosen
to deliver this speech���Minnesota���shows
that Harding had the Canadian North-
West in mind.
WHILE ties of friendship unite Canada and the United States, the attitude of Uncle Sara
is that of "Business First", and Canada cannot and should not hope for any consideration from the United States where the interests of the farmers and business people
of that country are involved.
Uncle Sam has built the Fordney Tariff directly against Canadian agriculture, and new
additional Tariff proposals are now under consideration to shut out from the United States
Canadian goods of every kind.
These measures are due to the insistence of the American farmer that the United States mar*
Icet shall be retained exclusively for him and that the influx of Canadian farm products into
that country must cease. They are also due to a like insistence of United States manufacturers and workers, who have seen their country develop tremendously and grow rich under a
Protective Tariff, and who believe that a still further increase in Tariff is the only means of
assuring continued prosperity.
Crerar proposes to allow American goods to
enter the Canadian market free of duty.
King proposes that the present, reasonable
Tariff on the products of .the American
factory and farm shall be greatly reduced,
and that the home market of the Canadian
farmer and manufacturer alike shall be
thrown open to our Southern neighbour, in
the face of the United States Emergency
tariff, which practically shuts out Canadian
farm products from these markets, and also
in the face of the permanent tariff now under
consideration at Washington, which gives
every promise of being even more. drastic
than the Emergency Tariff so far as our
products are concerned.
In view of the attitude of the United States,
what folly it is for Crerar and King to propose
throwing open the Canadian market to a flood
of both agricultural and manufactured products of the United States when there is not
the slightest possibility of any compensative
-advantage to Canada.
Does any sane Canadian believe that Crerar
or King, hat in hand, could persuade the
United States Government to completely
reverse its Tariff policies and agree to reciprocal trade in face of American public demand for a high protective Tariff?
The people of the United States conduct their,
affairs and protect themselves by the principle that "Business is business." Why should
Canada do otherwise?
Unlike Crerar or King, MEIGHEN stands
firm for a reasonable Tariff to protect all our
industries ��� those of the farm, the sea, the
mine, the forest, the factory, and for the
building up of a bigger and better Canada
through the full development of the home
let us defend our home market, our industries, our farms, our workmen, our homes by the same methods as are used so effectively
against us. -..-���-
Let us work out our own destiny���that of a strong, self-contained
Empire group, of Nations, courageous, 'masterful, self-reliant.
nation within the' British'
The National Liberal and Conservative Party Publicity Committee
Dealer in Farm Produce, Railroad Ties
Cedar Poles, and Fence Posts, Farm and
Fruit Iiands For. Sale. List- your .lands
with hie,    Have a buyer for good ranch
Send  Your
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GEO. ARMSON, Grand Forks,
.The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work aiid material- guaranteed. ��� We
pay-postage one way.   Terms Cash.
. -Nicely iuruished rpouis, by the-'. 7
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ju T* LOAT is not a periodic-- j,
A ���   al.    It is a  bonk con-  ^
al. It is a book con
taining 88 illustrations all
told, and., is ; filled .with
sketches V.and7- stories .of
western, life, it tells how
a gambler cashed in. after
"|�� ' tlie flusbVdays.of Sandon'
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Tlie Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited   ,
Offices, Smelting and.Refining Department 7.
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead Ores
Producers    of-.Gold,    Silver,, Copper,   Bluestone,  Pig  Lead .and Zinc
,_Aut�� ��*?S-3 twice daily to Midway 7 meeting Spokane, jGrand
Forks and Nelson train, leaving Greenwood at.8 a.m.
For Oroville, ^enatchee and Princeton leaves Greenwood, 3 p.m.
VFare $L5G Each Way.;  Hand Baggage Free.   Trunks Carried.
Express and ^eavy Drayln*7 V 7 ^:.:-_ 7 Auto's for hire Day or Night
We carry fires, Oils, Greases, Bay and Grain V   '
Office Phone 13i  7 Residence Phone 3L
Fire Insurance
Real [Estate
Royal Bank Bldg., Grand Forks
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum price   of first-cla6a   land
reduced to $5 an acre;  second-clas��  to"
$2.50 an acre. -
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes and which is non-timber
Partnership pre-emptions abolished
but parties of not more than four may
arrange, for adjacent pre-emptions
with joint residences, but each making
necessary improvements on respective
SPre-emptors must occupy claims
for five years and must make improvements to value of $10 per acre,
including clearing and cultivation of
at least 5 acres, before receiving
Crown Grant.
Where pre-emptor in occupation not
less than 3 years,, and has made proportionate improvements, he may because of ill-health, or other cause, be
granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.
Records without permanent residence
may be issued, aprovided applicant
makes improvement to extent of $300
per annum and records.. i'ime each
year. Failure, to make improvements
or record same will operate aa forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in
less than 5 years, and improvements of
$10.00.per acre, including S acres cleai-
ed and cultivated, ifrid residence of at
least 2 years are required.
Pre-emptors holding. Crown Grant
may record another pre-emption, if he
requires land in conjunction with his
farm/without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made
and residence maintained on'Crown
granted land. __       .
Unsurveyed areas not exceeding 20
acres, maybe leased as homesites; title
to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
For grazing and industrial purposes
areas exceeding 640 acres .may be
leased by one person or company.
Mill, factory or industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may Tie purchased; conditions include
payment of Stumpage.   '"���-
Natural -hay meadows inaccessible
by existing roads may be purchased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them. Rebate of one-half of eost of
road, not exceeding hall of purchase
price, is made.
The scope of this Act is enlarged to
include all persons joining and serving
with His Majesty's Forces. Ths time
in which the heirs or devisees of a deceased pre-emptor may apply for title
under this act is extended from one
year from the death of such person, as
formerly, until one year after the conclusion of the present war. This prir-
ilege is made retroactive. ���
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable by soldierslon pre-emptions recorded after June 26, 1918.
Taxes are remitted for five years.
... Provisions for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid.sine* August
4,1914, onvaccount of payments, fees or
taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions..
Interest on , agreements to purchase
town or city lots held by members of
Allied Forces, or dspendents,.acquired
direct or indirect, remitted-from en-'
listment to March' 31st, 1920. '.
Provision made- for insurance of=
Crown Grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete purchase, involving-forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, interestJ
and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do
not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due aud taxes may bedi��
tributed proportionately V over whole
area. Applications.must be made by
May 1,1920.   7 .     ;...
.-V-;. GRAZING..' -'���-'-. '-
V Grazing Act, 1919; for systematic development of livestock industry provides for grazing districts and range
administration 7 under Commissioner.
Annual grazing permits issued based
on number* ranged; priority for established owners.. Stock owners* may form
Associations, for range. management.
Free, or partially free,: permits for
settlers, campers or .travellers'up to ten
head.". 7 ��� "    -   '""'
how it rained in New Denver; long rafter. Noah ,was
dead; how a parson took a
drink at Bear, La,ke in
early days; how j usfei ee. j,
was dealt in Kaslo in '93; j"
iow the saloon man out- ***
prayed the women in Kahv
mazoo, and graphically depicts the roamings . - of a
western editor among the
tender-feet in the cent belt.
It contains the early history
of Nelson and a romance
of the Silver King mine.
In it are printed three
western, poems, and dozens
of articles too numerous
to mention.. Send for one
before it is too late. The
price is 50 cents,, posfc-
��|�� paid to; any part of the
^"''- world.:: Address   all   lei-
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'V "".TOENp bF;-D^EMBER;-I920' 'Xy
Has prod need Minerals valued as follows:   Placer Gold, \$76*, 944,203; \ Lode ;
Gold, 8102,753,823;^Silver, $53,668,284; Lead^^$46,637,221; Copper,:$161,513,864;   7     /
Zinc, $19,896,466; Coal and Coke, $212,573,492; Bdilding Btone, Brick, Cement, -.���.
etc., $32,168,217; Miacellaneous Minerals; eic7,-$1,037,408; making .its Mineral
Production to the end of 1929 show ah 7.
Aggregate Value of $706,192,978
Production for Year Ending December, 1920, $35,54.3,084
7 The   Mining  Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower
)  .. than those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any colony in She British . ���
y\X. Empire.;-"'V . ��� . - .-    ,   7 ���
.= .    77^
'Vi^^'V/^y'./.Abaolate^.-Tiaes.are  obtained; by developing such properties, the security   7       :.
7 -X'X.i ;of7wQich^is guaranteed by Crown Grants. X-  77
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