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THE  OLDEST  MIHING  CAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
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-Vol.   XXIX.
GREENWOOD,  B. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 22,  1923.
No. 35
Boy Scouts and Cubs
We carry a large line ol     .   / ...- ,,
Hardware/ House Furnishings, Etc.
Inspect our stock
Value of Orchard Spraying
T. M; GULLEY & CO.
PHONE 28. -��� GREENWOOD, B.C.
j! Meatless Days |
���? Monday and Tuesday
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March 19th and 20th A
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V�� We.wish to announce for the W
benefit of our customers that if
the    New   Milliners    Store
""���-'"     oiDens on the 19th ���
Next door to Pacific Hotel
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I. H. Hallett is on a business
trip to the coast7
Wm..'Wynne; bf Rock Creek,
was a visitor in town on Sunday.
Service will be held in the R.C.
church on Easter Monday at
10 a.m. '
Cash paid forvtides at Brown's
Midway.      ,t      V
P.   B.    Freeland,   M.   E.,   of
Grand    Forks,-   will   deliver   a
ecture on Geology and Prospecting -to   the boys at the   Court
House,  Greenwood,  on Tuesday j,-
Spraying is still too generally
regarded as an operation that may
frequently be dispensed with. But
before so deciding it will be as well
to remember that the orchards hav-
evening, 27th March, 1923 at
7.30 o'clock. A large attendance
of the boys is requested. ;
Canned[Salmon, Chicken Haddie, Herring   .'    |2   D.E.MCELMON
and Tomato Sauce,  Pilchards, &c. &c.
Tomato Soup Heinz Spaghetti
Fresh Fish Every Friday
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Watchmaker, Jeweler and .'Optician
GREENWOOD - - B.C
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No More
Chapped Hands or Rough Skin
This can be accomplished by using the right kind of Soap
Vinola Round Bath  and Vinola Winsome
are the two moat suitable for the hard waters of this district
V    ...      ~     -. ^... y. Try Them ;
CHARLES   KING
Real Estate   (Licensed)
Insurance, Fire, Life, Accident.
Sickness, &c.
Stoves   and   heated   pipes   cause
many  fires
A small ���premium' will protect your
house and furniture
Call at my Office Copper Street
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Presbyterian Church
31i_rister in charge
Rev. vv. R. .Walkinshaw. B. A.
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Service, Sunday, March 25th
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GREENWOOD. B. C.
* The WINDSOR HOTEL Is heated with steam
"and electricity. Fine sample rooms. A comfortable home for tourists and travellers. Touch the
wire if-you wane rooms reserved. The cbuffet is
replete with cigars7 "cigarettes, cooling beverages,
buttermilk aud ice-cream.
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Ladies and Childrens Hose
Prints, Cottons, Flannels, Flannelette Blankets,
Sheeting, Towels, Toweling, Etc,
Overalls,  Mens Shirts.   Work Socks, Etc.
Just in and of Fine Quality
@r$@nweeip!i@atre
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SATURDAY,;MARCH 24th
Commencing at 8.15 p.m.
Katherine   MacDonald   Pictures   Corp.,
-   presents
Katherine MacDonald
in
Stranger Than Fiction
Thrills, laughs, surprises aud sensations
iua startling story of tlie  underworld,
climaxing in
A  death-defying   circus   uuparalled   ou
the screen
Wesley  Barry  aud David Winter head
big supporting cast
6 reels 6
TAYLOR a.  JENKIN
PHONE 17.
GREENWOOD
-_ __One reel_Chester_Outifig ���
"Fifteen Million"
Also one reel Christie Comedy
"Oh,-Baby!', - J
B. Hodge representing. Columbia Paper Co., Vancouver; is in
town today.
Fred Hurst is- un town from
Carmi and is spending a few days
with his' family. V'
Mrs. L,. Lyons returned on
Tuesday morniiig from a week's
visit to Spokane.
H. A. Greig, of Weyburn,
Sask., is visiting his brother
Alex. Greig, of the Pacific Hotel.
Tom Kinsman returned to
Fairview on Wednesday, after a
few days visit with his family in
town.
Lost���A lady's watch initialed
M.V, Finder will be rewarded
by returning same-to  The Ledge
office.
A number of 'pair of skates
were left at the'Skating Rink.
Owners_ can 'have' same at The
Ledge office.
Sam Matthews^ of Grand
Forks, was a visitor in town on
Monday.
Fred Walters left on Wednesday afternoon for Spokane after
visiting his -parents here for
about a month. '   -)
F. E. Proctor has returned to*
Rossland after relieving for "a
few days at the.local branch bf
the Bank of Montreal. ���
," So far"the fall wheat- seems ~ to
have fared 'prdtty; 'well.- 's We
ha\'e had many reports about it,
and not a single bad one.
Albert Christensen left Wednesday morning for Penticton
where he will resume his duties
on the Steamer Naramatta on
Okanagan lake.
J, Burnham, C. P. R. agent at
Eaderby, has been transferred to
Kelowna, where Mr. Burnham
will be in charge of the company's office.
Owing to ill health I propose
closing up my business in Greenwood. Will shortly have a sale
at reduced prices of which due
aotice_ _will -be _ given,- D. -R,
McJBlmon'.
A. E. Bonnett Ships
Carload of-Ayrshires
ing no troubles are getting fewer
every    year.    The    old    maxim,
'spray only ff yon  have anything
Kettle Valley Notes'
Jack Warrington ia staying with
H. Martin.
Mrp. Baird Bubar was the gne*6
of Mrs. Frank Bubar this week.
Kootenay Bay.���^Several Crawford Bay ranchers, including W.
Fraser,  A.  Nelson,   O.   Palmer
and W. W.  Mooney,  have combined together and  imported . a
carload   of pedigreed    Ayrshire
cows and heifers.   The stock was
purchased from  A.  E. Bonnett,
of    Runnymead    Farm,   Kettle
Valley, and includes several head
from the famous herd of Shannon
Bros.,    at    Cloverdale,   notably
Grandview Saucy and Grandview
Cherry,  while the young -stock
was sired  by   Grandview   Free-
trade TV.
Crawford Bay has a fine Ayrshire bull, namely Reno's Laddie
of Edenbank IX, imported from
the herd of Edwin Wells at
Sard is. This bull's dam gave
8612 pounds   of   milk   and   348.
to spray for" is no longer a safe
one. It is. repeatedly the case that
a perfectly clear orchard one year
suffers from bad infestations of
various troubles, both insect and
fungus, the next Spring. Production must be saleable production,
not that of low grade, diseased or
wormstung fruit.
By not spraying ifc ie possible to
save approximately  $21  per acre;
but cannot a less  doubtful  economy   be   effected   in   some   other
direction?   Acre cost of production
might be reduced on orchard land
by   seeding    early    to   a    vetch
cover    crop,    shading   the    land
during   tha   early   season.    During. an  acute water shortage   one
good discing will keep the land in
good condition duriDg  the  rest of
the season.    This  will greatly reduce the number  of cultivations,
and one of the best substitutes for
barnyard   manure will  be added.
If the vetch is allowed to seed the
land again, work  for irrigation as
soon .as disced; this prevents the
pounds of butterfat as a 3-year-1 """ v"ov'cu' UU1B pn_vem;B tne
old,  while its   granddam, Rena Pand ��.f vetch from  beinB Par%
Ross III, gave 16,119 pounds of
The new bridge at Ingram
Mountain js now open to traffic.
B. P. Hardcastle was a visitor to
Greenwood last Monday, returning
Wednesday.
Miss Edna Williamson is down
from Westbridge and is the guest
of Miss V. Shillcock.
Mr. Pearson has returned to the
Valley after spending six weeks
with his son in Penticton.
. John Haynes has gone to his
ranch, np''Nicholson creek. He
spent the winter in Kelowna.
Mr. Brown, of Penticton. of the
Soldiers Settlement Board was in
Bock Creek on Monday and Tuesday.
Tbe Magpie Minstrels Troupe
are getting in good form for Easter
Monday. Keep that date open,
April 2nd.
Mrs. A, Thorburn and Mrs;: I.
V. Shillcock left on Tuesday's
train for Nelson to attend the
annual convention of the Womens
Auxiliary.
milk and 683 pounds of butterfat
as a 4-year-old in the "R, O. P."
I     INDEPENDENT  MEAT MARKET    1
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We carry only the best stock  procurable in
Beef, Veal, Pork,   Ham,  Bacon, Lard, Etc.
- "  . A trial will convince you
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ADULTS 50c      ���     CHILDREN 25c.
DANCE AFTER THE SHOW
Hatching Eggs
Purebred White -Wyandottes,
1st grade, Si.50 for flffeen; 2nd
grade, ��1.00 for fifteen. Apply
The Ledge, Greenwood.-
Will Sell
Set of double  te3tn  harness^
S3O.G0. -
Hakky Royci..
Wanted
Representative for old wstablisbed
coast, firm. Must be hustler-
popular���with gopd connection and
driving.own light delivery truck.
Apply P, O, Drawer 619, Victoria,
B.C. "
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IvOHg distance telephone service will contact you with any desired City
���within hundreds of miles.   This fad of getting into per. onal  touch with
the distant party is worthy of your serious consideration.   Your own ���telephone is & potential hub from which, at will,  yon may radiate business
both iHcotmug and outgoing to numberless distant areas.
Call "Sate Clerk" for information desired ou charges to distant points,
Yonr telephone entitles you to a courteous efficient service by "carefully
trained operators, and it is  our pleasure to provide you with the inaiiy
benefitsof this service.
Donaesfcietiied young > lady in
England offers services free 1 year,
for passage, farm "or private.
Apply to F. O. Bos.al.3, Greenwood. B.C.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY.
Found    ���
^Near Ingram Bridge (I) one set
of doable tires (complete). Owner
can have same by proving property
aud payiDg for thu ad.
, S. Xj. Bubak,
Kettle Valley
Notice
Di\ O. M. Graves,   Dentist, will
be in Ferry.  "Wash.,   the   first   S
jdays of every month.
A meeting will be- held at the
Old School House, Midway at
2 p. in, on Saturday, March 24tb,
for thc purpose of discussing1 the
platform and organisation of the
Provincial Party of B.C.
Be sure and come to the
Pythian Sister Dance in the
Masonic Hall. Greenwood, on
Friday, April 6th. Dancing with
cards as a diversion. Werner's
4 piece orchestra. Admission:
I/adies 2Sc, gents $1.00, supper
35c.,
Stenographer's Examination
for British ColumbiaCtvil Service
will be held on Saturday afternoon aud evening, April 2Sth, j
1023. Application forms and full
Information may be had from the
Government Agent, Court House,
Greenwood.
Mrs. Ellen Hardy, a pioneer of
the Boundary district died recently at her home in Chicago at
the advanced age bf 93 years.
The late Mrs. Hardy was the
mother -of Thomas, Neil, and
Kdward Hardy, all well-known
old- timers of the interior.
C. K. Garris, sec. of the Eholt
Mining Co. arrived in town- this
week srom Spokane and will be
in charge of the Combination
Mine until C. E. Bartholomew
returns from Springdale, Mr.
Garris secured a o0 h.p. gasoline
eagine and it is now being installed to operate the compressor.
Have you paid -your subscription to The Ledge?
Obituary    ^
After a short illness of abont. a
week's duration Wm. Howard died
in the   Grand   Forks hospital on
Wednesday   morning.      He  had
peen^ employed in ?the Pacific Hotel
all winter and a week ago caught
a bad cold and became so bad that
it was thought beet to remove him
to the Grand Forks hospital.   He
was born abont 64 years ago in
Iowa, and for a time  freighted m
Leadville, Col.    In 1902 he moved
to Phoenix   and   worked   for the
Granby Co. until it closed   down.
In 1915   he   waB   injured   in the
Granby mine which left him  partially   paralysed.^He  was  of a
quiet retiring disposition and was
highly respected by a host of old-
timers.
covered  later when   furrows   are
ploughed.
Every effort should be made to
maintain the productive state of
our orchards, and the value of
spraying should be carefully considered before deciding to omit it.
The revised spray calendar has
jnst been leaned, and growers are
strongly advised to study it. By
following it, culls should be reduced to a minimum; and this will
lead to a greater consumption and
more satisfactory prices.���B. H.
Helmer, Summerland Experimental
Station.
Major and-Mrs. F. E. Glossop
returned to the Valley on Tuesday
after spending four months in
England. Both Major and Mrs.~
Glossop are glad to get back as
also are their many friends pleased-
to see them again.
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Norwegian Creek News '..
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Aerial Thrills in
"Stranger Than Fiction"
It's lucky to begin houseclean-
ing'itf March. Those who do so
usually have good gardens.
Heaven smiles upon the industrious and gives them time to devote to their flowers and their
vegetables. And their devotion
to sweet young things puts their
whole being in tune with gentleness and kindness. Indeed early
housecleaning means much lo
every woman, and to the whole
human race.
In time we are to have iceless
refrigerators. A Toronto man has
found a way to freeze by means
of electricity and evaporation,
and has made himself a millionaire. All these years we have
been using ice to cool our food
boxes, and all the good people
have been longing so fervently
for winter cold to make the ice,
that the weather man could not
neglect their wishes, aad occasionally be. overshot the mark.
The iceless refrigerator willrbe a
great boon to us.
Of al! the nice new things that
come in the Spring time, nothing
gives more joy than a nice new
hat that matches our style perfectly. The girl that does not
get one has to love her old dad
pretty hard to forgive his stinginess or sympathise with his misfortune. Perhaps it is better for
a father to risk the poorhouse
than to provoke his daughters
scorns Bnt we are not thoroughly convinced on this point. We
do know, however, that spring
time has trials for fathers who
have nice daughters, bnt short
bank accounts.
Among   the   exciting   moments
in     "Stranger    Than     Fiction,"
Katherine MacDonald's latest release    through    Associated   First
National Pictures, Inc., and which
will be  shown  at the Greenwood
Theatre, on'Saturday, March 24tb,
ii. a battle in the air,  in which one
of the contestants,  with his parachute strapped to his back,  leaps
from the burning machine and  is
rescued_by another-aeroplane.��� It
is   probable   that   this   stunt has
never  before   been   seen   on   the
screen   and   it   will   probably  be
some time before it is duplicated.
Miss MacDonald is supported by
a notable cast of players, among
whom  is  Wesley Barry, who has
the part of "Freckles,"  a street
urchin,    to    whom   the__ wealthy
society   girl   takes   a   fancy   and
brings into her home.    The  local
management  confidently    expects
Greenwood   theatregoers   to   vote
"Stranger   Than   Fiction"    Miss
MacDonald's best picture.
,An enjoyable evening was spent1
at the residence of Walter. Clark
on   March 17,   in , honor t of  8tV
Pat t Ick'rr Th e ~eveni"Bg^w��srspenlr
with   dancing which. was accompanied by the strains of mnsio old-
and new played by several of the
neighbors.    -A number of friends
from Midway and many neighbors
made up a very congenial crowd.
The good time was carried on until the  "wee sma'  hours,"   when
some of the gnests left to resume
their interrupted duties.    Others
kept the pace till daylight.   Refreshments   were  served   by   the
ladies.     Tbe    many   cakes  and
sandwiches   were   pronounced  as
excellent by the whole company.
The ladies of the district deeerva
great    praise    for   their   worthy
efforts on behalf of their hostess
and friends.��� ^
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1923 Kootenay
Presbyterial Officers
It Worked
A Scotchman and a Jew were
passing an inn. Both were thirsty;
both were penniless. They stopped
and looked with longing, and after
a while the Jew went in. He
(ordered a small whisky, and engaged with a long conversation
with the barmaid.
After ten minutes or so he remarked "Well, I must be going,"
and strolled to the door.
"But yon haven't paid" said the
barmaid.
"Oh, you forgot," said the Jew:
"1 paid when I ordered."
The girl accepted his explanation, and he went out and told the
Scotsman.
The lattor went io, ordered a
doable whisky, and talked to the
barmaid for a quarter of an hour,
after which he observed,., "Well, I
must be going." He took a few
steps towards the door and then
turned round sharply.
"I say, miss," he said, "what
abont my change?"
A.  A,
Gibbs,
Alfred .
The following is a list of the
[officers of the Woman's Missionary
Society Kootenay PresbyteVial for
1923 as   elected at a Convention
held in Creston, recently:
Hon. Presidents���Mrs. McEach-
Jern, Mrs. J. Smith.
President���Mrs. E. W. MacKay,
Cranbrook.
1st Vice-President���Mrs.
McKinnon, Cranbrook.
2nd Vice-President���Mra.
NelBOn.
Record s Secretary���Mrs.
J. Balment, Cranbrook.
Cor.   Secretary���Mrs.   Worden,
Cranbrook.
Treasurer���Mrs.   White,   Cranbrook.
Supply   Secretary���Mrs.   R.  D.
Kerr, Midway.
Home Helpers  Secretary���Mrs.
James, Creston.
Strangers Secretary���Mrs. Smel-
lie, Kelson.
Librarian���Mrs.'   Hales,   Grand
Forks.
Mission   Band   Secretary��� Mrf.
J. W. Dow, Creston. ,
. Messenger Secretary���Mrs (Dr.)
Henderson, Creston.
Yonng Women's Secretary���Mrs.
Oliver, Nelson.
Press  Secretary���Mrs.    JBrodi?,
Jfelson.
Literafcnre Secretary-���Mrs. McMillan, Trail.
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'���Xiiim THE     LEDGE,     GREENWOOD,     B.     0.
UNLESS you see ihe name "Bayer" on tablets, you
are not getting Aspirin at all
.('     efforts     ol'
by hiilc! 'M' :><���:!,
in a I'.omli.n
Accept only an "unbroken package" of "Bayer Tablets of
Aspirin," which contains directions and dose worked out by
physicians during 22 years and proved safe by millions for
Colds
Toothache
Earache
Handy "Haver" boxes
Headache
Neuralgia
Lumbago
Rheumatism
Neuritis
Pain, Pain
of 12 tablets���Also bottles of 21. and 100���Druggists.
Anpirln ir iho trailo marl: (VElslVreil In Canada) of Bnyrr Manufacture ot Mono-
ic.tlt'acMr'BU'i- oC Salieylicnctil. Whilo It Is well known "that Aspirin means Mayor
manufacture, ty assist the nubile against Imitations, tho Tablets of llayi'r Company
���"IU be stamped with their general trade mark, the. "Bayer Croe*."
Underground
Rivers In Canada
Departmental Officer Locating a Bispn
Herd  Notes  Unique  Geographical
Feature
The wonders of Canada's norLlilaml
grow with each year and,each exploration trip. Mr. F. V. Seibert, D.L.S.,
of the Natural Itesources Intelligence
Service of the Department of tlie inferior, in tracing the limits of the
'habitat of the wild wood bison last
season, discovered that the northern
part of the range contained a number
of underground streams, the most Important ot which are the Nyarling and
Clewi Itivcrs. The country in which
these streams are 1'ound lies west of
Fort Smith on the Slave River and
south of Great Slave Lake. They
rise on the northern edge of Alberta
and flow northward, their waters
reaching Great Slave Lake through
llie Little.Buffalo River.
The formation which permits of this
peculiar condition, consists of limestone strata, over lying beds pi
gypsum._ The water, in finding. Us
way beneath the surface, has carried
away large portions of the gypsum deposits, nnd the roof of limestone has
fallen Xin, ��� causing.- numerous   '"sink
���" holes,"' or in some '.cases.-dry".-alleys.'
these sink" holes-'vary-from six" feet
. to one .hundred feet in; depth,-and are
- isoineiinVes large: enough-to contain Va
- whole city block.'.   This formation ex-
- tends from Peace Poinf.-on..the Peace.
��� -' ttiyer, for :a ""dIstanec. of"-150- miles.to
......within a. few. miles of', Buffalo-"Lake."-
V- .The; northern' portion "of this forma-
-'Hon. alone'carries the dry-valleys.- ��� -
- ���; The rNya.rli.ng .Rivera(tlie.aiame -in-
' VChipewyan - signifies ��� "underground")
"drains' through .thi"s; portion.. It takes
-' -Its rise .in "a- large .muskeg; near /the
7 northern.boundary of; Alberta, 'and,
.;. after; a course of: about "fifteen miles,
.- flows:"into':i.small ifxke; where-it". dis:
- ' appears, into" the" ground... -V.I.C; emerges
t, ."agaiii about ten; miles-fa. rt'hem.ori iti'V
series'of--small   muskeg   lakes,1; from
' which "if, continued, its .VreguTar .course
- -to-the northea.s.. '" y: "V   ' '.'���������-. "V, 7 '-���
7   The Hue' of, the underground'-.'wafer'
V..;'.co"ur'se-..isicleiir!y-' marked -all-.thc.-wiiy-
- across.-the Intervening ridge, b^ a" dry
, '" valley varying from fifty to "one -hun.,
.'- rtred feet.in 'depth.iin<l;from-one-!flfth
" -to one-half hille in width.,_ '.'-". ��� -���,
" .'_' ..-The-Valley is .covered- with' dense.
-... vegetation'-wliich stands out In. sharp
.���contrast to -that of the surrounding
plateau. A number..of other streams;
7 Including " the-- Clewi," exhibit' these
V'pecular characteristics on. a .smaller
,. -scale.:- ������     .   - .     ... ���    ��� ' y  . 7', .  ..'
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Tremendous  Wheat  Crop
Graphic Illustration is Given of Extent
of Exportable Crop
A graphic illustration of Canada's
tremendous wheat crop is shown by
the statement that the S.S. Bos-worth,
has a possible capacity of 352,000
bushels of wheat and that to carry
Canada's 399,000,000 bushels of wheat
it would take 97-t steamships of thc
Bosworth's capacity to convey the exportable portion of the wheat crop of
tho three prairie provinces across the
ocean.
These 899,000,000 bushels of wheat
would require 257,230 (-10-ton) freight
cars loaded to iheir capacity. If this
string of 257,250 cars were placed in
line together, it would make a train
1,9-16 miles long or one extending from
Montreal to a point 2(3 miles west of
Swift Current, Saskatchewan, to say
nothing of the locomotives. Allowing
35 cars to a. locomotive it would require 7,359 locomotives to haul 257,250 .
cars, 7,350 trains, running at intervals
of five minutes apart, would take 25^
days to pass a given point. Thc addition of 7,350 locomotives (average
length 81 feet, 9.�� inches) to the
257,250 cars would make the total
combined length of cars and. locomotives' 2,0'66 miles,, or'-almost'the. distance'from Montreal to Medicine" Hat,
Alberta.; ���.; 7    7     X.X' """'���  " V'7
Trappers Have f Good Season
Indians -.Sell-"'.'Early.  Fur -.Catch ;-for
Thirty-Five Thousand V.-  -
AVi'ur catch" worth, more than ,��3.5,-
000- was. secured-by-the Chippewyan
band. on. the Cold Lake, Indian Ro:
serve, before Christmas. .-'. " y X .''" .
This".information,''.conveyed to WV.
M; Grahani, Indian Commission .for the'
prairie 'provinces; by- the-. agent' 'at-
Onion Lake, is. taken to -indicate tbat-
the. trappers arc ."experiencing"one. of
the best years in history's - Asked how.
many lndians'.were'iii,,ih"c Cold-Lake
band, Mr., Graham stated- that'while
he. did' nor know, definitely. xhe. number concerned "in." the $35,000. catch, he^
would "judge about' fifteen men-secured
���that quantity of fur 7 .The'season, up
to Christmas, ..only represented - about
half 6fVtl.iV'trappiDg7season.so that no
"doubt-some of- the trappers' would'7 se-'
cure ashigh "as three or four thousand
each' froni the sale" of pelts. ,. 7
��� ��� Cold'Lake is about 175 .miles north
of- Lloydmihster, Sask.,. arid' about 150
miies.nor.heasl of -Edmonton',. Alta-. ���
Treasure  Hunting  By  Air
| Attempt May Dc Mads vo Resell IsI.ti.-!
in Soutii Pacific
In hi.ii.> of all lhc aerial wonder.-; l-y
which  iho   ii'iia:;inaiion   is  IvwiMr-iv!
nowadays, lho true, full-blooded r.>ai-
itnee of ilying i.s yoi to (���oni��>.
.For wo  aro  u> be  up and  away ai
some  linglin,!., ardont dawn,  lo "li   '"
by air a buried ircasure. which has r
sisied  for  centuries    l
hunters who have come
writes    I lurry     Harper
paper. '
Out in ihe vusiness or ihe Souih Al ���
lanlic, many miles from the coast of
Brazil, is  a grim  little  rocky island,
surf-beaten and  desolato, ou which  -
well-confirmed history shows���a gun:.
i of pirales in .the bad old days, alter
! rifling the hold of a rich Spanish ver
I sel homeward bound for Spain, had w
j bury in haste much ill-gotten gain bo-
j cause    thcy    themselves    wore    hard
{ pressed  by. an avenging ship of war.
'After which, failing to elude capture,
I hoy wore  prevented from retrieving
their booty for the grim reason that
all of them    wero    hanged    without
mercy as a warning to their kind.
There has been more than one attempt, since those bloodthirsty tiinos,
to recover ihe treasure. llut landslides have somewhat obscured its
original resting place, while the island
is so fiercely wave-beaten, and landings aro fraught with such peril that,
after comparatively brief spells of
searching and digging, hunters have
been obliged io abandon their c_uest
rather than face being marooned on
the island with a risk of starvation.
It is an established fact that, soon
after the war, inquiries were on foot
���from a source very secret���to ascertain, whether a great airship-might not
be chartered to drop ultra modern
searchers from aloft upon this 'inaccessible island, and provide them afterwards with food and other essentials by way of the air.
Then, more recently, and even while
this airship scheme has been under
review, another plan has taken shape.
This is io maintain communication between the mainland and the island, by
the use of a great, swift, multi-engin-
ed flying boat, stores being dropped by
means of parachutes, quite "irrespective of how high a sea may be breaking upon the island's rocky shores.
: ^nada   ^Colonization       Association
S Undertakes Hugs Project
- I
You can relish your nifals without feat
of upsetting your liver
or stomach if ycu will
put your faith in
Carter's Little
Mver   Plll.n
Foul accumu
lations  that "
poison   the
blood are ex- 	
polled from the bowels and headache
dizziness and sallow skin are relieved.
Small Pill���Small Dose��� Small Price
What New Yorkers Eat
Grapes, canlo-
and grapefruit
named. After
spinach are ihe
'  "    ...Sydenham, Ont.���"I took.-j-our
medicine before my baby was born, arid ,
it.was a""|_reat help"to me as I was very j-
' poorly untill had; started tp take it.   I (
' just felt as though I was tired out all!
The-idea of.a-Lake -
- -The" parish-priest had dropped in to
see one .of his 'floplt"and,= to prove.his
kindly. Interest' jn - the' family arid' ail
its members,'he began to..ask oneofi crowd.
the little colleens, hoW-'slio.-'was-' progressing at school'. , : " ' V, V _ 7
7'dTie usual questions as" to the spelling- of the interesting.word'"oat," etc.."
wore'.'"put.-'and answered.' -'���' Then, tlie
priest turned io.a more abtrusesub-
jr'ct, geography.-;.'' 77"'.'-'.- ������.''; '.,
���i'".\'w lell'mVdear, what.Is a lake?"
lie-asked.. .. .''.-,.;���... .���',������:'���..'������,'���"-
- The little; iuaid7l.uckeved her'brows
in thought for.a 'moment..., .'I.'hen' she
said: 7^; 7 ���,--:-'''-��� X :''r-''- .. -V- '���'���'. -'���
. :VPlazeV-yer r-iviriud,' ifs.a- kettle.wid
a iwle iii. it-.''���.ICdinburghVScotsm'an'.";
A Busy Chinese City
Narrow Streets in Canton Are Thronged With Pedestrians
Canton, in China, is a city, of concentrated smells according to Rachel
Humphreys,.FVR.G.S., ��� who' has been
there.
It consists of three parts: The European settlement, called the Shameen;
the native qaurter, aud the boat population all around it. 7
The whole place-i.s an ant-hill, teeming with human beings. -The crowds
of people can be faintly grasped if one
thinks of tiie'.population..of--London
packed .into "an area the-sine of-irainp-
st'ead.y '7'"'.''''..-'-'. '.. ; .. -' V;''W. ' "'
- The-, si feet s" ��� arc 7 wide enough'' for
;oiily one .chair at a".lime, and as they,
are " thronged-; with-pedestrians ..U'is
difficult to get- along. -   ���- ���.'���".-
.Each'slreel has; its'.own ..specialf y---
furniture....Ivor.;,' carving,' silk", ..en.-;
broidery, -silk''*.weaving;"-lacquer ..'work,
shoes,; as the . easeV may". be;. . but
.bul ciie.rs'.,shops."recur- with" great fre-
.quene'y���horirble" Places with roast pig
or dog" hanging up-and-scraps.of..awful-looking' flesh". The'., fish- shops
rival tiicm.'..'7 :V . - .,.," . '" .' ''7. ���'.'
7 Provision stores are very numerous
also,' with rcad>' .cooked'food' such."as
curd -and butler, cakes, dried rats,, and.
Xhqse. greatest,of "au delicacies, ten-;
year-old eggs. 7     -'      ''.".;'. V
.���;._.The-jxslauranls.ifiontaiii..l;irge".j.ans.
o'f boiling.fat or oil-w.I.th7.various odd'
nie'nts,'.which are;added-to-the. bowl,
of the '.customer; .who' carries .it- off:
steaming;, or, sometimes -a;group niay
be seen, sitting round'..one of these
pans, each .'one holding;"close to ids
mouth tiie bowl, while the -other, hand,
tosses in the.'rice with chopsticks!
��� The shops .are. small and. narrow;-
in froiit-'of many are. peculiar-gales
which, as"'soon"'as a.'foreign, customer
enters, 'are ' "closed  .to keep but "the
the time, and-would'navfe" weak, faint! . .Vogro Pargo
.'spells. - My.nc'rveswould'bother m'eun- i itnidclr-i-.r_-   d;..
til I could get little rest, night or day,r"' '" '-''''" ''
' I vi as told by a' friend', to' take Lydia E.
The; .Cheaper'Way   '-.X  ���   ,"
son   (soliciting -funds)-.���'
church   hub   got.   to
. Outside in.-a. small brick'..or. stone
nieli'e joss.stick's are seen burning, lo"
propitiate- the 'god?.; ���-'..; -���'.';-. ".."'
��� Temples',or pagodas abouud.and are
much; frp'quenie.d.: the courtyards 3e'a��i-
ing up ��� i.o ihem are' filled ��� with ..men
sitting .aksinnll tables -surrounded by
clients .consulting them on .their ""foutlines or'-about' buying lottery ticket's,
and.other, affairs' of life.-" For" John
Chinaman isV.a born gambler.- ..    ":   ';
.Pinkham*s'-Vegetable Compound; and 1
walk. = '���:���:���
Deacon
(in-- "anion '��� t'ornor) .-���Amen 7
only took a few: bottles and ithel'ped mc-'j brudiler. let 'er yi'alk.
���Pfl.-fson.'-
.got to- rim.
:0<?;icpj t,���^A iTRjiY.
j'tiii.- ''-...������������
Itruddorn, "dis church hah
!;-���-
in.-:
wonderfully-' .1 would recommend it to
. ; any. woman:: T am doing what 1 can to
���',.' .recommend:this good medicine.   1 will
- .. iend.th'at little book-you'sent'me toany
- one I can.help.-  You can with.-the" great-
. -. -est of pleasure use my name in re^rd to
--.' the Vegetable-Compound; if it will help
'.��� others take it.!'���Mrs.- Harvey MiLUr
V.ganv-Sydenham, Ohfc-
:>'���'. -. It Is remarkable how many, cases have
;���   beenreported'similarto-thisone.'Many;(yni.lkc fli     .      :
- - womonare poorly at such times and gefci    ,., -    ... ���       -*
., into Vs. weakened^ run-down-condition, 5      uf~x    tH"   w.alk.   brudder
; ��� when it is essential to ihe mother, as
well {is the child, that her strength be
' -kept up.
-. Lydia Yl. Pinkham's Vegetable Com-
'.' pound   isV an excellent'tonic  for the
"- mother at this time.    Tt is prepared
, from medicinal roots and herbs, and does.
not'cont^LTanyharmfdldrug3.Itniaybe
'taken in sai#jr Ijy tbe nursing mother.
brudder:,    let    'er
liuroh    hah    got
,; .-.-���!��������� " 7 A Sound*Argument- : .: -7 "-_'.
' .The oilier,.diij-'-I heard two little fellows.arguing about the w.eallh-of their
,families; Tom's father appeared to
i have everything better than John's.
Their house. wa,s",3arger,.their- garden
more beauiiful.-.-and- John Was' almost
in lears. All of a.-sudden' John.-brightened.' .     -.-".'- '������; ���
''Anyhow." ho said, ''oui- car makes
'more noise7 than your." -
Consume  More  Milk  by Weight than
Any Othsr Food
New Vork City consumes vast: i|iian-
titie.s of milk���more by weight, than of
any oilier kind of food, according i.o a
report of the1'Department of .Health.
Flour and bread como next, followed
by potatoes, then sugffr, ��� of whicli
every inhabitant consumes about
ninety pounds a year. The banana
leads 'the fruits in ihe amount consumed by New Vorkers, with oranges
a bad second', and apples following
close behind them,
loups. watermelons
follow in the order
potatoes, onions and
most popular vegetables.
A new potato-like vegetable, .the
dasheen, is gradually growing in popularity, a New York paper says. While
t.he name somehow has an Irish flavor,
the vegetable is of tropical origin, it
is said, and was brought to Florida a
few years ago and is now being successfully cultivated tliere. It has a
quality suggestive of chestnuts, which
makes it specially desirable as a
dressing for turkeys and other fowl.���
The. Onlook.
TELLS H0WXATARRH
IS DESTROYED QUICKLY
Catarrh sufferer's, meaning those
with colds, sore throat, bronchial
trouble, etc., can all be lixe'd up right
at home, by inhaling "Catarrhozone
;     'i'lu-'1'1'   is   good    newsj'or Western
;   ''iiinda in the announcement that Hie
:    :��iiuda    Colonization    Association    is.
j ovi'!'coniing u.s dilliculiies, and prcpar-
Vns'  to  bring  in setilers  this  season,
j L1>e  sooner  ihe idle  lands along the
! "Always are brought under production
j [h? sooner will freight, rates be lower-
011 by increasing-the volume of traflio,
_ !ir,d 1 he sooner will the burden of Fad-
j X''l]>  Pfoviucial  and  Municipal   (a.vi-
|u��n bo lightened to the individual ag-
: ''^Hiliurisi. as  to every other citizen.
! h>' dSslribuiion  over a large lunnbev
|oL shoulders.    The present depression
111   Canada is attributable  in u  largo
'^asure 10 lack of populalion.     For
"invards  of  eight  years   Canada   has
����lfered from an almost complete ces-
sa<ion   of   active   immigration   work
ill)i'oad.      The    Canada    Colonization
Assoeialion is  hopeful of being abi��
10 assist materially in turning the tide.
1'his much is to be gleaned from an
interview, obtained   from   TMr.   IM.   A.
^���"own, Vice-President of the Association in question, who recently return-
0(1 from holding important conferences
iu the oast.     Mr. Drown said in par;.:
'Our association is in receipt of an
additional grant of money    from   tho
Federal Treasury for the Jiscal year
]fl23-.192.l.     Not only this.     We have
,,c<Jn able to lake UicMnovenient out ol
l)0Utics.      The   leaders   of   all   throe
l'��Utical parties at Ottawa havo given
u"ited    support   to the organization.
'Ihey realize the vital importance ot
dealing effectively with the settlement
��t" M'ivately-owned lands    along    ihe
railways."
"As-a result ol a conference called
by Hon. Charles Stewart, Minister 01
^migration, between represontativos
of tbe Government, the railways and
ou*-' association, the Government and
tlio raifways are jointly engaged in ad-
vei'lisiug Die agricultural advantages
oC Canada in t.!reat Britain, Contincn-
tal. ''-"uropc and the United States. In
U;'s connection it should be added
tl'tit the Canada Colonization Association does not have lo bear the cost of
lh�� miblicjliy carried on abroad on its
beliaii1. The expenditures involved iu
Ul(* prefee.it immigration proptigamla
m   other   countries    is borne by the
assist in the settlement of privately-
owned lands which are already provided with transportation facilities,
waggon roads, schools and other facilities of civilization, and .-which.so-Jong
as they remain-idle, fail to inalce their
proper contribution towards the joint
wealth of ihe community."
In using Caiarrhozone you don't lake | Inderal Government and the other '.n
medicine into, the  stomach���you just] terests   concerned       As  a   result   of
breathe a healing piney vapor direct'
to the lungs and air passages.     The
purest balsams and the greatest antiseptics arc thus  sent to every spot
where catarrhal trouble exists���germs
are killed, foul secretions are destroyed, nature is given a chance and ihe
disease    ends   quickly.     Colds    and
throat troubles can't last if the pure
healing   vapor   of   Catarrhozone    is
breathed-���sneezing     and     coughing-
cease at once because irritation is removed.       Bronchitis,   irritation   and
lllm arrangement lhc 32-year sales
ldan of the Canada Colonization Association'is (his month being explained to seven million readers abroad."
��� Reference has already i.een made >.o
tl^ fact that the Canada .Colonization
Association is overcoming its diflleul-
l-lles.
said:
"Inaccurate
In this connection, Mr. Brown
statements    regarding
weakness in  the   throat  soon  disap-' the a��rnll.s oC tllc a8aociatIon have .���.
pear.        Use    Catarrhozone    whether' "
young or old.    Two months treatment
?1.00, small size
where .or -The
Montreal.  ', ���     -
50c;  dealers  every-
Catarrhozone-   Co.,
- The  Half  Centuly  Mark
Many   Men .'.'Achieved .Success. After
""..Reaching Fifty-One .-
..'���The 'Evening Journal;' one'; of. Mr.
Hearst's- newspapers,, complains  that
Comptroller. Craig is ""too old to be of;
atiy 7great'.use; Ih 'the,public service."
Mr. Craig-is: 51 'years.old. .Mr.Tlea'rst
-will be'CO in. Aprii;:V. Mayor"Hylan is
nearly -G5,"Cr6verhbr-Smith will- be,00
his .next' birthday.: '  Charles F.""Mur-
phy -is  Gl.'.-Ai 51: Mil ton ."was .just'
plunging infbV'Pa-radise. LoslV. ",'At'51'
Washington still had- tlie .Presideney
before-him." --Only eight-of our'PresiT
"dents' were "-.inaugurated., "before   they.
were -51.'- 'Al 51 Gladstone warf.Chaa-
cellor Vol'-the Exdicquer, with-all his
greatest 'achievements "ahead: ; At-.51
P?J5^vJ?lil\i"^i?J:.>'J!!t7>I1^^lL.'!XM!?^I""-
"seent of Man/'. .   At ,51 IIenry:"Jamos
was 7 getting.- ready to write "What
.Mai.sie Knew."'; At,.ill Morse' had not'
"seen������ the-telegrajdi iii'public use. ��� ";At'
51 .P-. T. Barnum was'only, making-tip
-his mind to start a- circus. - K Methuselah, bad .died at'51 nobody would;
.ever mention "his name.'.', Of;r course
there' are historical;. characters that
achieved theV-summit;"of--tlicir':-fame
before -5L-'",Mr. '���'- ITearst's' news--
paper may have been "thinking of -Aristotle,1 -but",.ev'eii;. he .might .have-
dbne more if ho had'lived to be.T>\.'~
From the Ncw^Yorlc ilerald. 7 ,
"Bnuidorn
k.t lly.''
"Amen.- brudder. let 'er lly."  .
Bruddern. -it's gwint"r lake liionc.
- le{-   'or'
walkI'-'���Naslrville Tennesscan...
-\
B��nito Mussolini. Prime Minister of
Italy and one of the most talked about
men fa the world today, is the son of
a tillage blaeksniiili.
.- Wildcat Needed.-Help-    ,.,   .-'-
��� Two    hunters" iii the .North' Carolina.-.woods had.chits.ed'a .wildcat to a"
"clearing and weie terrified to see,the
beast jump into the-ivinddw of a cabi.'i
from which the sound of-a. .woman's,
voice liad-just.,been -heard.' V'On the
porchi. rocking, comfort ably and appar-
ently unperturbed, sat ' Krlenjl   '-Hus-
ban'd,' >'--, -. 7',7'.7-    7-   7-        ;-_..'._ -
'���' ''For .heaven's' siike,.' i.<;   your Wife
in. there?" screamed onp-o'f "tlieVhuntr
ers7."  ��� '-'.   X" ���"'-' -'-''.'"-:'��� -���'-.. -"-.;-
' ."Yeali."-' :" ' '-' ''    '   :""
- "Good   Lord,   man,   get   busy!..-r A
wildcat; just-'jumped .in ihe window:.'.'
' ".Veah?7; WeU., let .him git. out- tlie.
i b.est.' way'"hf.  can.    "I got no; use  for
tlie pesky criIters and danged if I'm
;'goin' to help hlni,"--American Legion
Weekly, " .'.""-���
byes I
l,e!U-ed during the past -few weeks.
Spinij of these statements weroob"
viousiy- inspired���others appeared in
Hie pi-ess merely through lack of in-
[oi'ination. The association is carry-
.'UK-oul a most diflicult undertaking in
the_ face of .unusually "adverse, econo-
111 "p conditions.."-It has-not been easy
U> effect corporation between import-,
���'int.organizations-..whose interests- are
oj t'?n- (Uvefgen't.,;.- .'J'he. association' ii?."
.\l'nde'ri,he'necessity-of remaining'inde'-"
.Pendent ht.order'th'at.'if"may carry out
^he;-n'afion'al7task7fo; which.- it has set
its-hand. -'...\vc are determined that it'
Khali .not, be dominated'or- cdntrolied
niy ^transportation: or" land- inter-
. ;;by= any religious body,-.or'by any
outside' pressure".'.' -.-,-. - 7'7'- ;'- '--'.''
���'��� t-wisli to emphasize another'point
���the association will n'ever'participa'.c
-In.iui'y ''immigration: plan Hh'a't docs not
iipcilve faieful 'selecti6iiand;directio'_i'
o��-.Jiew' citizens'..-. .If would"".'be,.easy;
under '".present {world- conditioiis, - to
dump in .Canada." vast nuinborsVoC un'-"
d^sifiibre': pc-opTeVbul 'in; our.{view'the
���adoption of sucii' a".-policy wouid prove
y.9h: injurious .to those "already-in tlie
-coutii.j.; , The.asociation,will not be.
Itlentifled. with any .'immigration move-'
ment which'does'not place.iii' the forefront' the '-welfare, of. those already' on"
the land."- V' - . ; . ..." .'. ��� -7 - ;���..--"
. :"-if-.bears; repeating "tliat. (he -Canada-
'Colonization' Association^ is a .patriotic; ��� non-profit -' sharing . - .organization -
which is forbidden -by -.its ' charter" to
awVc" any profits; out of-.'land trrinsac-
tibns��� -. financed-by..vpluii.taryxcontri-
butions' from the G'ov'evnmenl." anil individual' subscribers, -its.purpose is "to
���Character  in  the  Lips
Importance of the Lips as a Guide to
Character
it has been said that while every
other feature may be perfect, refinement or the lack of it, is invariably
betrayed by tIn? lips. Yet while many
persons judge of their acaunlntancc
by the expression of lhe eye, fnw realize ihe importance of the lips as a
guide lo character. The man who
would make a wise choice of a wife
should beware of her who lets the
corners of her mouth droop as this
denotes a worrying temperament and
11 fuult-ilnding disposition. He must
beware of extremes also, as too great
an upward curve indicates frivolity.
Lips thin arid red denote cruelty. The
too full underlip" shows lack of conscience, while lips compressed and
thin indicate that their owner is morbid; selfish and domineering. The
happy ..medium is found in the mouth
well-shaped and colored, with lho
slight upward curve which denotes
love of fun and cheerfulness joined to
sensibllitv and a staple disposition.
________      '
Corns,  Warts, Bunions,
Painlessly Removed
Don't limp any longer, don't suffer
another hour from corns. The oldest
remedy and the best, thc one'that for
fifty years has proved a true success,
will life out your corns in a hurry.
Putnam's Painless Corn and Wart-Ex:
tractor is the one remedy to use. He-
fuse a substitute, 25e everywhere.   	
To  Show In  France
-��	
Canada   to   be   Well   Represented   in,
France.Next -Summer-
Some sunny day this summer you
may picture iu the cities and town's of
France a little street- of Canadian
shops and display windows full o��
Canadian products of almost every
conceivable type. This little street
will be located by the Grande Place or
close to the city or (own hall. This
little picture will be duplicated in a
list of at least thirl y centres tli'rougii-
out the length and breadth of France
during the period from June ��� 15th.-'
1U23, until well on in thc au tump, .'iho
scheme has met with thc general approbation of both the French and Canadian Governments.
It will be remembered that last year
France sent an exhibition train
through Canada in which was displayed many ot her products. It is now
Canada's turn to reciprocate. The
display will be conveyed in a convoy
of over i!0 1110for trucks. The exhibition will open at Bordeaux on Juno
15th next, and amongst those points
en route will visit Le Havre, ltouen,
Nantes, Limoges, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Nancy, ' Lens-Arras,. Boulogne,
Amiens, ItienS and Verdun.
Unfamiliar With Banking Methods
But . Check Received a Hearty Endorsement From Clergyman
^ A. clerical-looking person in shabby
black appeared at the paying teller's
window of a Broadway bank the other
day and presented a' sniall check.
There .was no one else in the line at
the moment and the clerk listened
patiently lo his explanation. It appeared that the clergyman was from
the country, lie identified himself to
the clerk's satisfaction and explained
that he was unfamiliar with banking
methods. The clerk pushed lhe~check
back "through the window and asked
the clergyman if he would'endorse it.
Wlieii-the""check was returned . the
clerk read "ou'thc back lho following, inscription: ' "I endorse this
check with .all my heart."���New York
Times,--      -':',-'. -        ,-���----
Shorthorn's Good Record
Under a milking test-carried rout
during the year 1922, Melba- XV., a
Shorthorn milking cow, bred by J. T.
Cole on the estate of the Scottish
Australian Investment Company at.
Darbalara, Gundagai, New South
Wales, produced 29.132 pounds ot
millV. 1,310 pounds ot butter fat, and
'J ,5516 pounds of commercial butter.
Vanity makes a man .think that
everybody else t.hinks as'much'of
him as bethinks of himself.
- -.Physicians "say-that-women not only
sleep more.lightly than .'men, but-re-'
quire'less sleep, as to the number-.of
hours daily. 7 ':""-���   '. -   -
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No matter .what a woman's' line, of
conversation���whether- it be justified
complaint of the .butcher or merely
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Farm Products
! GAS BLAST CAUSED FIRE
WESTERN  EDITORS
AT
Ottawa..���That'tliere  was ii, system i
of regular meetings of represeutalivos
"Would il
be'a
mere coincidence if
a- shipper was asked* ?22.o0   by   'four
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SEVEN   DIE   IN   ALMS   HOUSi
ANGELICA.  N,Y.    '   ���
I'lorncll,'- N.V.���Seven   women' 'a.iii
-two   mon   perished   when   tho   Alio,
jhanny    County    Alms"  I louse at  A i
j gelica,  near here.' burned' aboui   ni. 1
night. .. - .
The lire slai'ied 'from  :i'irlis .'.*.\_>ui
sion in ihe basoaienV-of .the.two-sibi��
DINED WITH ROYALTY
of the''steamship companies at ..Moiv-j different steamship companies?" ask
treal, at which rales on various "farm' ed .Mr. Me^dasrer. -
i si rneltiro    where
products   were   decided   upon as be
I
were   Quartered.
I cremated in   theii
Witness    said    this  would mdicaiy
tween-the'companies,    was    admitted j ihat . ?22.o0   was   ii fair market rate. I
by Philip Currie,-General Managerial j The steamship companies had recent-'!
the  inaiter of ciilile !
conditions.      If I
Montreal of lho, White Slai-lXmiinion !ly conferred on
iUeanisliip  lines,- iu  his  evidence  bo-i rates    and   shipping
21 women paljou'
Six  women   wi >���
beds and  the. si \
enth was killed when she, leaped l'r u.i
an    upper    window    of    the    bliir.uig
building.
fore the special 1 louse ..Committee ot
Agriculture. "The witness said the
tate on livestock from Montreal io
Liverpool. would probably be ��22.50
when Montreal- sailings opened. At
present the rate from Port land is'?20.
���Mr. Oirrie was subject to a great
deal of miest-ioning at llie hands of
lhe chairman, A. It. McMasteK aud
stated lhat thero -'were ' understandings" between the compel ing .no'mpan-
rai.es "wore 'much, lower many ships |
would leave the service, witness stat- '
ed. . Companies would noi opera to at ;
a loss. *       - ��� 7   I
Mr. M'cMnster asked if it was Iriie.j
lhat American (lour was gi.-en a pref-|
orenco  over Canadian  Hour, iu ocean. j
rates   of    from ' 2    io    ii    ccul.s a  lOO   >nio
pounds. ���  ..- 'j frog
Wiiness thought tlii.-i was quite po";
sible.
Canadian Fish For France
i
ies  as  lo  freight    rates    on    certain!     Choc
classes of farm products and a gentlo--| apples.
-:e.    chilled    and boxed meai^,
canned fruit and canned v.oi.o-
rf men's  iigreemenl, on  oilier   commodities.
"Do you. think ihe larger volume of
cattle moving will have a tendency'to
Increase the rale." asked T. Sales
(Progressive, Saltcoats).
. Witness admitted flic rale might
go to ?25 a head.
"Is'.there any justification  I'or that
increase?". Mr. Sales a^lced.
"Wo are trying
o
to    make    mono;
tables were all subject to rate agree
ment between the companies, Mr. Car
rlo said.
'��� Mr. McMastc-r asked.if the Canadian \ summer.
Government Merchant Marino   was
.B.C.-.Cahners tc Send  Exhibit Accompanied' by Expert Chefs
.Mom real.--Canadian    fish     winners
have decided to storm French epicure!.!
abandoning    iheir .  pet dish of
legs  in'favor of Canadian sal-
i mon.
I Announcc-mom: to this effect was
made when a contract was signed by
la group ot I.riiish Columbia cautier;)
I io send an exhibit to Prance as a part
j.otV the Canadian exhibition train,
i which is. to lour France, early this
Not-only  will  the fish be
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i BRITISH. LABOR LEADER. IS GUEST j
!' AT   BUCKINGHAM   PALACE j
I     London.���For the second iinie wiih- j
in a fortnight,'... Hani!.ay MacDonald, {
I leader, of the Labor parly, dined wiih j
I royalty���ibis time at liuckiughain ���
i Palace, along with the leaders .of i!k>! 	
various parlies and their wives and !
| prominent socieiv mik-all  bidden in!     Ottaw.i.-Sir  George-  Foster  in Uio
break bread with Mi,: Kin., and Queen. ��onato spoke w conditions in Kuropo
i The dinner was ���r uv sc.ni ollicial an(1 1he wovlc oT tlle 'Lc!,��ue ol' N:l"
! state   character.       forty-one   khcW   lions"      1le c^����i,1!>' chvelt on Cer-
wero > sealed    at a- number of round |
'tables.     From'the point  of   view   of;
l ,   ���    !
j some   .seciions    ol    the Labor parly..
Sir George Foster
Says Germany's Load
Is Too Heavy To Carry
dining with Their Majesties is becoin
lions.      1-I<
man reparations and the burden plm:-
ed on that .country whicli, he claimed,
if not reduced, would lead to disaster.
Sir George first explained Canada's
ing Quito a   habit,  with Mr.' MacDon-. j interest in Europe.    .This country had .
old,   who.  judging  from    the    savojr ! responsibilities,-  liuifcs    and interest
faire wiih which    ho    mingled'   wiiii j iu 'thai continent.      She    had    taken.
King's'guests, seems  milter, to' enjoy [part in the war aud the peace, terms,
\
able question in Grt-al Ihiiain ii she
would be able to ���weather such jm\-
ments. Germany was asked io pay
reparations equals., to $32,0t;0,00U,UQO.
Sir George said he-thought it was physically and absolutely impossible lor
Germany to do this;
In, every way, the Anglo-Sax-'m
world had a. stake in Europe in ih'"
reparations,; and in this- 're-establishment whic-h at least entitled its opinion to great weight. Sir George concluded with a tribute to tho work uf
S. 11. Hodsou, Euitor and Proprietor of
Tho Review, Okotoks.v Alta.
N  exhibited according to the agreement,
member o'f this "happy family" of
steamship.companies, forming such a
"loose association."
Witness said this company was represented at the meetings. There
were "representatives of thc Canadian
with our ships," witness'replied. "If! Government Merchant. Marine Com-
the trade, 'would, stand the: increase, I pany" present who> could be asked as
-it,might. be made." , ' to that question.
INITIAL SHIPMENT OF STORE CATTLE
NOW LEAVING CANADA FOR BRITAIN
Montreal.���So important did Lion.
\V. It. Motherwell, Minister of Agriculture, consider the initial shipment
of Canadian store cattle for-tlie. Brit*
ish market following the 30 years' gap
caused by the embargo, that he came
to Montreal, together with Deputy
Minister Dr. .T. If. Grisdale, Cor tho
purpose of inspecting (ho, shipment.
Thc minister gave minute instrue-'
tions ihat the condition of the cattle
should be wired from St. John, N.U.,
where thcy will take the boat, mar-
conied from the vessel carrying llfom
whenever possible,  cabled froni" Kiig-
land on their arrival, April!., the day
thc embargo is lifted, and further information should finally be sent as to
their reception by the British cattle
men.; .7..'.""".' ���'-"        7"' ',:-; 7
The cattle, which number 127 head,
said Mr. Motherwell, arc of better
quality than ho expected, running' well
io type, especially the Shorthorn and
Polled-Angus, and ot a good beef quality.     -     ���'
The .minister was informed that orders had been received I'or the shipment of over 2,500 store cattle to British ports between now and May 1.
R.C.M.P. to Remain
Woodsworth Motion to Disband Force
'Is Defeated
Ottawa.���The present organization
of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
will remain. J. S., Woodsworih
(Labor, Centre Winnipeg) had1 a resolution before the House of Commons
��� calling for disbanding of the present
force and rc-organizuiion along the.e
lines:
1.���Dominion Police for the protection of Govern me ut buildings aud
other Government pioperty, and
2.���A Northwest Mounted Polica
force, whose'acii\ities would be confined to unorganized territories.
The House debated tho resolution
and finally defeated it by 133 on tho
following vole: Against, L'li; lor, '.'.:'.
Majoiiiy against, 133. .   *
Workers Leaving Dominion
Menace to Navigation
Captain of Ocean Steamship Complains About Rum  Runners
Now York.���Captain Ettore Zar, of
the steamship President Wilson,
which arrived lrom Italian ports, announced he would make formal complaint (o the federal authorities
against the rum-running Heel off New
York harbor, which, he said, was a
menace to naiigaliou.
Most of the rum runners, ihe captain said, operated at. night without
lights, or else they flashed lights intermittently, sounded bells and whistles from all sidei of his ship. Thc
flashing lights,~1i3 said, were confused by his navigators with the land
lights. It would bc a simple matter,
ho continued, for a large vessel to run
aground if vigilance were relaxed for
a few luiuutos.
but ;t; party of expert; chefs will accompany the exhibit and prepare their
fishy triumphs for distribution along
the route.
Though! Ship Had
Struck Mine
Lightning Bolt Digs .a Huge Crater in
the Sea
New York.���A lightning, bolt -.-which
struck-the .sea^lO.O feet in: the wake
of the Albania.during.a severe electrical storm, shook the ship as il'.she.
were a leaf in a hurricane, and knocked her- captain and the first ollieer
senseless on the bridge.
Captain Gibbons said the dightning
shaft opened a yawning crater in the
sea. He declared the shock was so
heavy the mechanism of the ship was
paralizcd momentarily. 7 -_.,.
The passengers believed lho ship
hjid struck a mine and rushed for the
boat decks and life preservers.
B.C. Fears Labor Shortage
Will Not Be Able to Supply Men for
Work on Prairies
Victoria.---Brllish' Columbia' industry, between now and tho end of April,
will require every able-bodied man.
This is the summary of conditions by
J. D. McNiv-en. Deputy Minister of
Labor.
Because of these conditions, -it is
understood the Government ,wrll not
take any s.tc_.s this spring to encourage men to go to iho prairies. No
extra low transportation rales, as
were' in vogue, last year, -will he
sought or given.
Iu fact, prospects for industry here
are so bright."that not only will all
the surplus labor be taken up, but
tliere may develop by snninifr a
serious shortage. At present, unemployment'is getting'near the vanishing point;.
The prairie prov inccs *rave asked
British Columbia for 1,500 men for
the seeding aiid growing season, but
now: this proviucp. has reached the
conclusion that JJ;, cannot spare, even
that .number.
Postpone Round-World Flight
his new\soci'al position.    The.-casual \ conditions   and 'fulfillment.      Canada
manner in which Mr. MacUouald view- \ was a member of the League; of Na-j lhe League of    Nations    which    h,\')
oil tbis second chance to rub elbows j tions, and as a member had a conliim- j averted  four  wars and  s-'ltlcd  many
' olhor disputes thai    were    dangerous
io the peace of the world.      Senator
the    reparations.     Two! Beaubien   moved   ilu-  adjournment   uf
hi..' associates Joss than an hour bo- j things had dashed Ihe hopes of iliii.se ��� '-he debate,
tore the time set for iho assembly of   who expected a quick recovery of K'u-j
ope, and iheso were come-back of t_ie !     New Word'For French Dictionary
with royally-may be judged froin the | ing interest, in the terms and results of
fact ihat ho was still in lhe House of.i 'he peace treaty
Common's, holding a conference with   interest   in
and also a financial
reparations.
th
;uests at the J'alaco.  Despite
GASSED OVERSEAS
SHELL SHOCKED
and RHEUMATISM
_Says_ Emigration_lricreases,_ Cost of
Building in Canada
Hochcstcr. N.Y.���Migration of Canadian workers to the United States
has affected the Dominion to such an
extent lhat in the past .year the cost
of building operations alone exceeded
the previous twelve months by ton
per cent.. Sir John Willi��on, lecturer
and writer, (Jcf'lnre��! m.an address before The Chamb*r of Commerce hero.
. Whh great hind areas io be sctiled,
hc declafcd, regulations aro necessary
thai will proto< i tiie ^otilcr.s again;.;
failure ami e.vpIoifaii��>n and gu.-'ranljo
such, siandauls of oti/cuMiip a-- their I calculated,
fathei-s ostabii'-.hod.
Britain Makes First Payment
Hands Over Four Million Under Debt
Funding Agreement
Washington.���The firs! payment'by
ihe J5i-iii-.li Government under the.recently negotiated debt funding agreement was made March. 15 at the New
York Federal Reserve Bank.
Although the format agreement had
hot actually been signed, the British
Government made -known its desire to
make at once the ?t,12y,0is~5 payment
necessary to ledtieo the debt to an
even $i,(.<lU.000,0un, the figure upon
which  the  G2-year  funding plan  was
\.
Mr.
Alta.,
Abl
to
!lO
seeming lack of lime, however, -Mr.
MacDonald was noi. nunihorod among
the iardy arrivals.
Less U.S. Coal Imported
Canada
Grct-t
F. M. Blaquiero, Moriuvllie,
writes:.'���"After "three years
service overseas I returned to Can-
-ada almost a-complcte-wreck. - I had
been gassed, and was suffering from
shell shock and rheumatism, and waa
so nervous I could not sleep at uignt.
I tried many medicines and doctors,
but none-of them did me any good i'or
any length of time. I got so bad, in
the Fall of J939, my hands were so
shaky 1 could scarcely hold anything,
and it seemed as if I had a steel band
pressing o^i my head. The least excitement'would almost drive mc into
fits, and my whole system seemed to
be iu disorder, f had cramps in my
legs nearly every night, and hot Und
cold chills running up and down my
back nearly ail the time. One day I
decided to try Milburn's Heart and
Nerve~Pills, and after I had taken six
boxes 1 began to feel better. I kept
on using them and after a whilo 1 was
completely relieved."
> Price 50c a box at all dealers or
mailed direct on receipt of-price by
The T, Milburu Co., Limited, Toronto,
Ont.
Value of Grading Hog
Alberta Breeders Discuss Question at
Annual   Meeting
Edmonton, Alta.���Interesting discussion on thc value of grading hogs
was cariied'ou at thc annual meeting
of the-Alberta Hog Breeders" Association here. -     v.
The principal speaker was W. V.
Watson, representing the Sheep and
Swine Division of ihe Dominion Livestock Branch at Winnipeg. Whilst
the speaker did not contend thai hog
grading would correct all lhc ills ot
the 'hog industry, lie felt it would
make a big improvement in the industry.-
Frenchment   Expect   to   be
Start April 1
Parte.--The two-year around the
world Ilight by live French aviators
which was to have been begun March
.15, has been postponed until April J
because of passport, difficulties, especially in Persia and India.
The present plan is for the ilight io
ho/.ln at Nice whence tho machines
will fly easiwai'd crossing A^iu by way
of India to .Japan, thence lo Nom<\.
Alaska, then down the Vacilie Coast,oi
America to Southern Chile oxer ihe
Andes to Argentine with ihe jump
acrosrf the Atlantic Uijccu from 3'er-
nambuco, Brazil, to Dakar, tho flight
thence proceeding northward io Nice.
Germany Appeals to Britain
Berlin.���-Foreign intervention to obtain the release ot Lord Mayor Zim-
mermann of Biter, whom the French
aro holding as a hostage, is sought in
.1 telegram from ihe German democratic party to the Knglish League of Nations union. *
"This luiprecedenlcd inhui.ii'i
breech of British justice demands
immediate, intervention'," says ihe
telegram. "We hope for action.aimed at the release of this innocent,
threatened Coinnm."
Brought    Fuel   From
Britain  in  1922
Ottawa.���Anthracite coal imported
into Canada from the United States
during the year 11)22 amounted lo
2,51'1,2-19 short tons, as compared witli
'1,507,370 short tons in.-li.21. and -i,"
102,961 in 1920. ; Bituminous coal
from the United States during tho
year amounted to 10,02J.GJ5 tons comA
pared with 13,131,250 in 71921 and LV
'.902,032 in 1.920. : -
For the first linie in many years
coal was imported from Great Britain
during the last six months of the year
1922, about S17.000 tons'being received. Of J his, 039,000 tons was bituminous, while 178,000 tons'was'"antlira-
cite.
Earthquake In
Southern Europe
         /
Instruments at Naples and Fogg!a
Damaged by Shock
Borne.���A heavy earthquake tit a
poini not far distant was reported on
the seismograph al Naples and Foggia
on March 15. The shock was so intense that ir damaged the instrument.--,.
A despatch from Florence says ilm
observatory there also reported an
earthquake centring in the DulmaMyn
zone across the Adriatic.
1'urk  aud   tha  military  occupancy of
the Ruhr Valley by France.
Growth of power of .peasantry in
Europe would in lime give 'stability
to government. Croup government
had added io insecurity of government.
Instability' of currency had- resulted
in insecurity of trade, commerce, enterprise and investment. In Austria
the index par figure of .1.00 on all
goods in 1913 had risen io 20;vi:i7'iu
1923. '.""''
Sir George said reparations was
the question which loomed 'largest
today. The idea in France was thai
Germany should pay all the cost,s70i'
the Avar.
: Speaking of the .groat burdens im-
poseci on Germany, the speaker drew
attention to the burden on Britain, of
her debt to the -United Slates of $_,-
000,000,000, and said it was a dchat-
. Paris.���The -word "interview," w hj<������ 11
has .already been generally adopted by
the French newspapers, was Jormallv
consecrated as good French by ihe
.\cademy. The . members \oted i's
admission into the famous dictionary
upon which work litis been progressing for so many vein's. Thc word
"gentleman" was also recently jc-
eepted.
Le nine's Health Improves
Moscow.���Continued improyemein j-
shown in the condition of Premier
Lenine according ' io his physician-.
Premier Lenine is-suffering a f-eriou-
illness, described in previous bulloiiiu.
as of an-apoplectic; nature.
Quebec.���'The city of Quebec vdll
not have daylight saving this year, it
was decided at n meeting ot ihe finance committee.
Will Make No Change
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Iri Present Liquor Law
In Saskatchewan
Militia to Safeguard Farming
Kome.���Premier -Mussolini has approved (he formation of a national
land mil ilia. The purpose of the organisation is lo develop .'igrif'uiture by
enforcing laws designed to assist ii
aud by .-eeing lhat the kind is cultivated in accordance with the best in-
lerehts of the siat��i. Tho militia "will
also jnsit.! thai the peasants give _ig-
licc ol the appearance of plum and
animal diseases.
Japs .Will Not Anmil Treaty
, Tokio. - Japan rejoaej China's pio-
po._al to abrogate iho t'liiuo-.lapanc -o
treaty of J9L3, wliich (ontaiiicd the
noted "ivrcnty.-ono donitntd." and extended J or JO years the Japanese
Jf as's on Kwaiilung Peninsula, including l)a!i>> and Port Arthur.
Regina.���There w111 be no change
for the present in ibi\ Saskatchewan
Government's linuor policy, it was announced by ilon. ,T. A. Cross, Attorney-General, in lhc Saskatchewan
Assembly in the debate on the resolution to refer, the estimates to commit toe of supply. ".
Tho    Government    will  not  comply j
i.
cites and still the situation is said
io bo satisfactory," said Col. Cross
speaking lor the Government. '1
think a third plebiscite at this sismo
is altogether unwise.. TMy opinion,
and the opinion ol the Government, H
lhat circumstances do not call for any
present change ot poljey.
"We believe that it is still our duty
with iho Moderation League petition j for some time at l^ast to continue ihe
signed by 03,075 residents of lhe efforts already being made to make pso-
proWnco asking lor goi eminent ��Sm-1 bibition a success.'. Tilore time and
trol_ and siuc ol liquor'Jor beverage t more consideration i\ill !>c required, in
purposes and thc retail sale of beer, lour opinion, betoro any ehange oi noi-
Neither is there any internum to sub- ' 5ty can bc juhiilied. For tbe prescm,
mil the question to a referendum af ; ihercioie, ihe Gi>vernniont has no
ihe .'rescni   lime,    as    &uggosieil   by
some ,ol the members oi the league al
ttrocont conference wiih the covrrn-
nioiu. ;
- 'We luue ahead)' bad  two piobis-
othor intention than io lcm o iho lav
<i-> it 1-. and io continue iho polici of
eiiforjej.K-iit and ol educaikci v.Inch
has been lollov. ed in ibc jiast tew
> oa; -."
Cow lo Guest At Banquet -
Mission,   B.C.���Agassi'/.   Segis   M.i; j
Echo," champion'Holstcin, was guoji oi ,
honor at a banquet held here recently.
Three hundred residents and  lcadiir; j
dairymen drank a toast to thc -minial.! M!l,i,m   f,,r  i���n .porlaiimi  u>   Franc
which was led to the head (able. Dur
ing the last yoar she produced o'J.S^i
11\ c   .
Frenchmen-Honor Dead Comiad
- Ihier.���The     bodies    ol     thc
���'rcnchiuen    who    i\erc   a-sassinated
ic-re wero convoyed   fo   lite  ~railvra>
The   bodies  l;u   heaped with   ilower,-
:ind iiere Hanked with Links aud in-
pounds of mill:, aud 1.CS1.23 pound, ���,-j fann-y i.iih fixed ba.one.s ami .-amir.
butter.
Australia   Gets  Most   British   Ssltle'-.s
London.���Rcpljing to a question in i
wiih drawn ^words
Oce.Ti   Rates   on   Wheat   Lower
Vancouver.-- Reaching  a ���now   low i
lhe   IfoiHc   of  Commons   as   to   how, mark of 27 sliillin
Sprains
jeep
for bruises-strains
��� fornixes ��� painfr.l
tunnel anklos���jslilt, sore
muscles ��� no family can
avoid them.
That is why millions keep
Sloan's handy.
You wili:,.-.. r.jmd Sloan's
is more u^eft_l than any other
item in your medicine cabi-
ict.   It breaks up the con-
���jo^tion th.'itcais-<-s Che pain.
Use Sloan's toprotert vou
from pain as you would ti^e
an antiseptic to prevent in-
feciion. At your drugget*?.
Sloans Imhnent-kilkpainf
For ihccnjiivn. hrai=< <s.��tra.c^.c!K-'=t roI'H
Mexico Wants Recognition
London.���The .Mexican Consul-Con-
fiul C. A. Mascaneias, addrc-:<iiu. the
members of the London Chamber ot
Commerce on ' ihe development or
trade relation-; bciWM-n (Jieat Priiain
and Mexico, made a pica lor th'.-
recognition ol the Mexican adirinis-
fralion,
Tiu'-. w.i-- not tlrr k:i��t doubt. ]iu
I ^aid. a- io the moral and'mat'M^il
[benefits v.hich  would.aicrue ihniv.';!i
such   rC-civ.' uiifv;i  ri;i  lhe  p;n I   Oi' C| \s;
th iliiin.
  -' , Huit in'New York  Fire '
Folish-Riisr-ian Fronti?r Fixed ;    New  York.���Thiri<_< n   ivatciimakvrs i
P.ui-..--P.   deti-io'i of'   tflc    A!M:'d I w"'��   -injmod    wlu"\    njih    clothes!
Council of Amb.-f-adors,   fixing fun;. ] ailanic and bodies *c on hod, ihey le.in- ,
1}   ihe   liontier  bttween   Poland  anil"' Uom uj.pc r Mindnxis ol thc .World .
ltu>Ma. the Viln.i di-uit;  Ia atiacitr d \ \Vaith Compaq j= plant near the oa-4- .
to I'oh-nd.
fhi-: deci-ion come,-. ;i~> the cuimiu
' ami-six-pence a
wheat  from  Van-
d   Kingdom  ha\ c
da in .ranuary last. Viscount Wohn--" juropped neulj   ton    shillings    vii'iin
ave the fnllov, ing figures: Ausir.ilia,   lhe la-;   lew  weeks.      11  is  expected
many emigrants- left the llriti-.li Is'
ior~Aiist"ralia, Now, Zealand and Can
ton, ocean ratc< on
i ( uui or io  the  I'niti
I
' Italian Villagers Fear Landslide
Uologna.--'fhc \i!iage of Braschi in
the province of Piaeem-a, is ihroaten
ed with burial under a landslide, cans
eel  by tho  infill ration ol   water froin
the   upper ' slopes   of the Anpenino.. |
The !iio\omen( of ihe earth, nile-c do;" ]
irojing winds ^and liclds has ulrcud. ]
engtilful several houses    and    huiiedj
so"r.ic livestock.     Tho population has
1.21'J;
Nn.-' Zealand",    ."TS:.   '"aiiad.i
ihc>   ivill   so  even   lowri   before, iI.o
pro-cut  downward luovi'iiiont is ovej-.
REMOVING   THE   TREASURES.
(i ac ualcd the village.
(i
7"      hvnmty)
~pP1&7-
crn <nd of P,rooivl>n Ib'idrc.
Tv.'o fiiemeii   were   him   in   bauliii:
\Y.    N.    U.    i4b"*
ation    of    ihe    long dispute between   IJ-'-mc.-- Whicli dcsliojcd the plant
Poland and  Lithuiuia  with diamatie
incidents beginnings'- with the laid on
Vilna by tile    Polish   Oneral,    Zcil
gousi.i, in lQ2n.
(
Soldier  Post  Starts  Newspapsr
Rome.���Gabriol O'Annunzio has dc '
cided io transfer iiis residence to sub-'
urban Kome in order to direct a new;- i
paper which lie is shortly to inibl:-ii-'
Tlio Goveramerft Ifas leased him  Cue
Villa Toscolsnii  at    Fraseati.    whicli
jiff
former  Kmperor Wiili.nn  had  tstai>
lislied before the war as a home for
��� German ivriiers. ,
Many thoughtful mothers first
give tiieir children
regularly-
themselves.
I
and then take it {
It is a tonic-food ,
that contains elements as needful
to an adult as to a child.   Build
up your strength���try Scoffs.
Scclt S��E-3--=e. Tof��.-:to.Cat. _> 4
Why Bake At Home
when you can buy bread like it,
ready baked?
COUNT thc raisins���,at
Jca^t eight bijj, plump,
tender fruit-moats to thc
slice.
Taste it���see how tlie raisin flavor p c r m c a t cs thc
bread.
No need to hake at home
ivhcn ivc've arranged ivitii
bakers in almost every town
and city to bake tins'full-
fmitcd KUMit bread.
Ju?t "jihonc and they'll deliver it���all ready to Surprise tiie family tonight.
It comes from master bak
ers' modern ovens iri your
city. And it's ' made with
Sun-Maid Raisins.    ���   ~
That's another rea��an for its
superiority. A rare combination
of nutritious cereal and fruit���
both good and good for you, st��
you should tervc it "at least twice
a week.
tJsC Sun-Maid Kai_in<; also lit
puddings cakes and cookie*. You
may be otfered other brands that
you know Ie*s well than Sun-
Maids but the kind you want is
ths kind you'know is good. Insist, therefore, on Sun-iXiaid
brand. They coit no more than
ordinary laisins.
Mai! coupon for free book of
tested Sun-Maid recipes. -
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ME   LEDGE,   QBEENWOOD,   BBITI8H   COLUMBIA.
THE LEDGE    j
Is   $2.0�� a year strictly in  adTaaee, or '
$2.50 when not paid for three   aonths or
more have passed.    To Great Britain and
the United States $2.50, always in advance.
G. W. A. SMITH
Lessee
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices    7.00
gstray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks    1.0c
Certificate of Improvement .'  12.5c
(Where more than "one claim appears ir notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
All other legal'advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, aud 8 cents a line foi
each subsequent insertion, uoupariel
Jneasurement.
Transcient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business'locals i2_^c. a line each insertion.
nothing but prosperity. A campaign of industrial encouragement
is being carried on by the industries
department and numerous requests
for information regarding manufacturing opportunities, sites, &c,
are being answered every week.
Vancouver is the coming city of
the West, is the prophesy of the
minister of finance, and the entire
province must profit by the progress of that city. Usually conservative and reticient in making
such statements, this report of
Hon. Mr. Hart is being received
with marked interest.
An oyster is a fish built like a
nut.
Some men make very successful
failures.
Lazy men are just as useless as
dead ones and they take up more
room. 	
If you want to make your eyes
sparkle, remove the skin of ar
onion.
There are none so blind as
those who see more than there is
to see.
A tight-wad is oue who won't
spend money for things he ought
to have. 	
Keep your digits ofl' other
peoples property and you will be
happier. -
A lot of girls are finding out that
they can't uubob it as quickly as
they bobbed it.
��� "When you   .are   snickering   at
some old   photograph,   remember
that   folks "vvill .be   laughing7at
,y"our'6.20 years from now.; 7.7:'
���' V Listen..   -Just because ,7 a -.'hen
7-cah; make-."-good, by -setting J;still...
cion't for'the71o.ve of- Mike.-'.Vthiiik'
'. that you .can "accomplish' anythiug.
by doing likewise; .'If you .are.'go-
. jug . to.  make . your   :\yay "in; tbie.
worlci,'" hustle-; is the ��� word.-- For
Vycju and the hen ' are- .not; built on
:r'.i-1.6 same' plan.  .You ���mayVhaye
'two" legs Gut 'that is as far  as the
comparison goe3.,"..;-Yon jcan'f make"
vgood'by playing" hen'. You. cau
.'use., your''two leg's-, in gefcting.to
'���your, .prospect;;but the;real -work
7must be done from-the.neck up.
Industrial: Conditions -,y x--J
-.���"���-'.���'- Excell'ent'iri--B.'C.-
- -'.'A-"review of industrial-eonditiobp^
.':in..:Eritish Columbia by Hon, .John
; Hart,;-minister .'of finance and. of
'"industries, , has resulted in' -tlip
"statement 'that .-never.' for   many
- - years   litis - the,.- province". been in
;s'Jcb7' splendid -condition."   Despite
, fehe doubts of pensimist, hard times1
are a thing ot- the', past,-, speaking
' :generaili.yv7.ar.d7-ihe;Vp.r.ov'i'ij'ce.is tin.:
" doubted ly on .the '.eve of. an, era.ot
- unprecedented prosperity.; 7 - 7 -"
The, minister  visited, industrial
plants., ih.'Vancouver, .'and- J^ew"
Westminster,.' ���. especially-; -those
which   have   received, loans .from
t'Ii:e department  of industries., In
. _ nearly V every;.instances   the   concerns are. operating ;full  time, and
.   are  hard  pressed .to meet the demands for their: products.    British
Columbia, manufacturers,, through
VtheV "Made.-in   B. 0."  campaign.
Vrfaave succeed in. proving that thsir
gomds are the equal of,   or superior
to, those imported   from other pro
viocee and countries,  and  already
there has ..been a  marked decreas.-
ill imports. V
.. ..Hoc. Mr- Harfe/says, that thi<-
"revival of business was being felt,
...ia 'every part of the-province, and
if the people.as a wholeconld-grasp
ihe'tm'e situation  there efaoald be
possible, because the registration
in any district will have a direct
bearing upon the redistribution of
seats. Voters may register at anj-
time, their names being recorded
on the voters' list when the next
court of revision site.
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH
COLUMBIA
Get Your Name on the
Provincial Voters List
Premier Oliver aunouuees that a
redistribution bill will be introduced at the next session of the
Legislature. He cannot say what
changes in the provincial electoral
districts may be made, but does
point out that voters should get
their names ou the list as soo,n as
BETWEEN.-
WEST KOOTENAY POWER AND LIGHT
COMPANY LIMITED
PLAINTIFF
AND
THE PROVIDENCE MINING COMPANY
LIMITED (Non Personal Liability)
DEFENDANT
Under and by virtue: of a Writ of Fieri
Facias issued out of tlie above Court, dated Uie
Sth day of March A. D. 1923, ami oilier executions to me directed, I have seized all ri_rlil,
title, and interest of the Defendant in certain
goods and chattels, a list of which may he seen
at my office, and will offer the same for sale at
my office Court House, firaiid Fortes, B.C., on
March 2Sth, 1923, at tlie hour of 2 o'clock in the
afternoon.
Terms of Sate���Cash.
T. A. TAUC.AKT,
Sheriff of the County
oT Yale
The above sale is hereby adjourned until
Monday the 23rd day of April, 1923, same lime
and _>lace.
T. A. TACGAKT,
Sheriff of the Countv
of Yale
Grand Porks, B.C.
March 20th, 1923.
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
Office, Smelting and Refining Departnien '���
TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Producers   of    Gold,    Silver,   Copper,    Pig-Lead   and  Zinc
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Auto's and Truck For Hire, Day or Night
We carry
Tires, Oils, Greases, Hay and Grain
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nearly 20,000,000 horse power, only 12 per cent of
which has yet been developed. As the application
of hydro-electric power is only in its infancy, Canada's'
wealth in water power is an asset of incalculable importance to the industrial'developmentof this country.
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A DARING RESCUE AT SEA
: Unusual pictures of the sinking of a Lunenburg; N.S. schooner.    lV-Capt. "Gillies.'of' the   ."Scotland"   and
Chief..Officer McMurray Alefti, who commanded the lifeboat that "made.the.rescue.   2���The "Empress of Scotland." . 3-^A. glimpse of-the lounge aboard the. "Scotland"""4���The return of the lifeboat.   '5-���The"last few.
moments-'of, the7"CHntonia" after her.= crew,had been rescued   by-'the.  ".Empress ��� o'fScotlahd'.".
*T* HE'- tale  of ".anV.heroic, rescue  at
��� ~ - - sea . and,- of-.a" desperate   battle
with "the'elements jtb. keep: a sinking
. vessel  afloat. until-''help, arrived  was
told    when   -the-   Canadian    Pacific
steamship   .'"Empress - of   -Scotland"
arrived at -New York.' recently   with'
7.Captain Aaron Kearley and his. crew.
o'f five  of the. tiny  schooner  "Clin-.
tohia" of'Luhe.tiburg, N.S. "'   -
It was an epic of courage on the
part of the sturdy Nova Scotians and
of the coolness and heroism, of British seamanship iii which .Chief Officer E. W. McMurray, and Captain
Kearley of the" lost schooner played
the leading role's. ~"
Totaily helpless ih a terrific storm,
the_. "Clintdnia" bound for Halifax
from Fortune Bay, Newfoundland,"
was in a sinking condition when it.
was sighted by the "Empress." Cap-.
tain James Gillies, the liner's commander, was compelled io abandon
the lifeboat ih which the schooner's
crew was -rescued because of the
heavy  seas.
���"" "For three days and nights wc had'
manned the pomps, Captain Kearley
?aid, "we had given up hops and
were completely exhausted w_.es we
sighted the steamer.   We hoisted the
were sighted,'cji.d noi. believe" that we
could be saved before my-ship"sahkj
I cannot say. top 'miich of-the bravery
of Officer McMurray-and. his men
when, they took a desperate chance-
iii .'effecting our .rescue." .    '
.A, volunteer cre\v";manned the lifeboat, and" several oars-wqre broken
by the waves''when-Officer McMurray put off for the Clintdnia'.  .   7
"The schooner was-"sinking' rapidly-as. we, rowed for it,'"- McMurray
.said. "The crew were clinging to
rop.es, and" every "wave broke over the
tiny craft: The sea "was so heavy
that we could not go alongside, and
the men 'were compelled to. jump into the swirling' -waves. We had some
trouble ih picking them up, and- all'
were utterly exhausted and half
dead from cold when We goi them in
the lifeboat.
'It was a ticklish, task getting back
.to the "Empress," he continued. "We
finally got alongside, but it was so
rough we had to abandon' the lifeboat. It. was badly crushed before
we could all get'aboard, and was.in
splinters a few.minutes later.^' The
Clintdnia- meanwhile had sunk.   ���
The-crew of the -schooner lost
everything' except the clothes    they
distress ��iraaV to* -��v*s   efter    wtiwot?, but were 'smiling: and eager to j the "Scotland."
get  on . shore1" .when- -they' -arrived.;
������None,suffered any ill effects.from "the"'
.three  days,of exposure. - ���       '.-.      "
- Chief Officer Mcilurray,'-his.'brother, officers said, has  play thev part .-���
of thc rescuer in several. sea.'; disas-'..
ters, and. received-ai; silver loving'"cup '
from the':_Mikado-'of, Japan .for havr.
ing rescued the  crew:; of a "wrecked
Japanese steamship -in . the .'China Sea.
.several years ago.;  Other o'fficersVof"
the; liner also have'- been  -decorated-
for bravery," both-in -war and peace. ;
I'Tirst Officer Ronald Stewart received   the . Victoria  Cross, for sinking a
German submarine-while co'mntinder.
'bf a "mystery ship,"'""' "...
Captain   Gillies  is   Commander .6.'.
the  Order" uf   the-' British    Empire":
All of the  wrecked -schooner's  crew
are under 30 years of age  and  iiii-
niarried.  Capt.-   Kearley  said7. Th'ey
were  given  S400  by' the  passengers'
-of the steamer.    The great Canadian
Pacific liner is now cruising the >.f.ed-
itcrr'anean  carrying-a large: party  of
tourists "from   all- over    the     U'uiled
States and  Canada.      In    the    early"
summer she will be back   upon    fin.
regular Canadian Pacific irans-Atiari-
tic route. . The remarkable photos .0'
th<r  sinking schooner and   the   life -
boat-were caught by a passenger or
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Charges:���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
gi.25 each. Gold-Silver $1.75. Gold-
Silver with Copper or ;Lead #3 00. Silver-Lead $2.00. Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00.
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GREENWOOD
Synopsis of       -
Land Act Amendments
.' Minimum price of first-class land
reduced to $5 an acre; second-class to
$2.50 an acre.
Preemption now-confined to surveyed lands only.
Records   will ��� be   granted   covering
only land  suitable   for    agricultural  ���
purposes   and    which   is   non-timber
land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished
but parties of not more than four may
arrange for ~ adjacent pre.emptions
with joint residences, but each making
necessary improvements on respective'
claims.
Pre-emptors must occupy claims
for five years and must anake 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, provided applicant
makes improvement to extent of $300
per annum and records same each
year. - Failure to make improvements
or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in
less than 5 years, and improvements of
$10.00 per acre, including 5 acres cleared and cultivated, and 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
arid residence maintained on Crown
granted laud.
Unsurveyed areas not- exceeding 20
acres, maybe leased as hdmesites; title
to be obtained after fulfilling residential and '."improvement conditions.
For grazingand industrial purposes
areas, exceeding/640.. acres may be
leased by one person orcoicpany.
Mill, factory or industrial sites on
timber land .not exceeding 40 acres
may be purchased; conditions include
payment of stumpage.-.���'-
"Natural hay meadows inaccessible
by." existing roads may be purchased
condit ional upon construction of a -road
��� to them. V Rebate of one-half of cost of
.road," not exceeding half of purchase
price, is made.
-   PRE-EMPTORS'  FREEl.CRANTS ACT
N The scope of this Act is enlarged to '
include all persons joining and serving
with His Majesty's Forces.- -The time
iii,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 privilege is made retroactive.
. No |ees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable by soldiers on pre-emptions .recorded   after  June   26,     1918,
Taxes are remitted for five years.
Provisions for return, of monej's accrued, due and been paid since August
4,-1914, on account of payments, fees or
taxes on soldiers' preemptions.
... Interest on "agreements to purchase
town or city:lots -held by"member's of
Allied Forces', or dependents, acquired
direct or indirect, remitted from  enlistment to March 3.1st, 1920.
V  SUB-PURCHASEBS OF CROWN LAND
. 'Provision .made   for. insurance    of"
"Crown' Grants ~ to   sub-purchasers- of
Crown Lauds, acquiring rights from
purchasers who-failed to complete pur-"
phase, .involviHg'forfeiture, -.on fulfillment of cou'ditiosisof purchase,'interest
and taxes." -Where-,"sub-purchasers do"
(.not claim whole-of original parcel, pur-.
chase, price due and-taxes- may rbe dis--
tributed   proportionately    over- whole ;
area."; Applications must. be. 'made by
May 1-,'1920.  -'"'    . ' -    .-���   ���     "   :   ." -   /    .<-'.
".GRAZING ' " ,-' V"""'-
; -Grazing-Act, 1919,.for systematic development' of'livestock -industry provides for, grazing districts and range
.administration' "under Commissioner.
Annual grazing-permits issued.based
on' numbers ranged; priority for ���estab-'.-.
lished owners'.--Stock-owners.'may form
Associations" for-range'.management.
.Free, or .partiall}- -free, ."permits-'for
settlers,- campers.or travellers up'toten
head.., -   *-..,' .���'.���"'���";.."
The-ffliiierai Province of Western Canada
V; ..Ha3 produced Minerals valued.as follows:.  Placer Gold,. 876,177,403; Lode:
, GokJVSl05,557,977; Silyer^Sfee^liO^SS; l^ead 848,330,575; Copper, 8108.393,48.8;
.'.  Zinc, 821 ,-884,531; Coal and. Coke, 8225,409,505;'/Building'Stone, Brick,"Cement,; ..
.; 834,072,016;-    MiBcellaneous''���   Minerals,  ..SI.210,639; .   .making    its    Mineral- .
Production to the end of 1921 show7 V \-      ���,-.    "- 'J-:, V W- '
An Aggregate Value 7of
for tiie Year Eliding
... ,61f7^77Vv:
, 1921. $28,066,M
The   Mining   Laws oLtHia Province, .are more liberal, andVthe fees lower, ;
than-thoBe of any oiber/Province in the Dominion,'or any Colony;.'in the.'---British 7. >
Empire. '���''''���".        .= ..V,""V    '"     ���)' X '   if     ,...-'���' 7''.   -V  ''-���������''-. X     -V
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for. nominal fees-; V
7"   Abeqltifee. Titles are... obtainedVby - developing such properties,, the security     --    .'/7
of whiclii is goaranteed.by Crown Grants."'.-.,  "���'X ������'X.X'yXX    ~-y'X X"i"X X    - '.- ���      -
' .Fall inf6rmation,^ogether-with1 Mining ReporfesVand ;Maps,niay be obtained V
gratis-by addressing-��� "..-'; X      ���.-' - -X'���' ���'"".* ���'
THE HON, THE "MINSTER OF MINES
VICTORlAv British Columbia,    v
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