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I Provincial Library  j
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Vol.   XXX.
Just received a large shipment of'
Enamel, Tin and   Galvanized Ware
- ���'������������ Consisting of
Double" Boilers 3 sizes. Steamers 4 sizes. Stew Pots, Kettles, Milk
Strainers. Collanders. Pails. Wash Basins, Dish Pans. Wash Tubs.
Wash Boilers, Sprinkling Cans, Etc.
We carry Eafthinware Crocks suitable "for (.reserving, eggs in
Fresh Salmon and Halibut
ITALIAN   PRUNES   90cts. a   Box
"'.,..���    order no#' . . ���---*���.
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Preserving Peaches now in
V:7 PHONE 46   S
#    Fit Reform^
for Fall in Suits   and Overcoats
Blue aud Red Isabel Brands of
Abo Tweed Shirts, Khaki pants
Blue Overalls, etc.
W. Elson & Co
No. ^
Paragraphs of Local Interest
One of the nicest courtesies you can show your friends is to let them learn through
this column of yc>ur visit whenever you go away. Let us know when .you have visitors
at your homes. The Ledge will consider it a courtesy whenever you give us an item
of this kind. : yjTrite or phone 29L.
Real Estate.
Fire,  Life Insurance
Licensed by B. C. Government
Accident & Sickness Insurance
Auction off your'surplus Stock
��� Call  at my Office and see me in
reference to any of above -
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Of all 1
Descriptions               |
We are now equipped to handle
-;/^'v; "."..Fresh"'/./
Fish Every* Friday     w
; Place your orders with us  7     7
New   Fall   Millinery
It will be on display on Saturday
and the ladies of town and district
are 7 cordially invited to inspect
.same ���-,'���
Mrs. Ellen Trounson
Greenwood Theatre
JOHN MEYER - W       Proprietor ��
- '[.'": We. carry"' only the best, stock procurable_' in '���-        ~~ -
Beef,-Veal, Pork,   Ham, Bacon, 7 Lard, Etc. 7
A trial will convince you
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L.IVERY Stable
V:'x ~-V.   x. Express- and Heavy Drayinr V.)    :'-y
7:'' ���/;.- ",.'7     VV "We-carry,". WW'���;���._'-���'���
V Tires, ;0ils,^r^ses,; Hay and Grain ���
Office Phone 13.   7 x y ]'X y      W W'.'.'- Residence PbbnteSL
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"Tis tbe-heart's voice alone can
reach the heart."���De Mussett.
.-������" The invention ofthe telephone resulted, hot from "an effort to- find a
means of communication, but from deep pity in the heart of the inventor
.for-.those without the ability tp hear the Immaiv voice.
. The range ofthe unaided voice is only a few feet; but the same voice
speaking into a telephone may be heard a mile or ��� three "thousand miles
away. The inflections, the accents, the individuality are . all transmitted
faithfully". '."-"'"
The telephone stands ready day or night to transmit your voice to relative
friend, or anyone with whom you have need of speech.. The telephone is
the uhiversrl instrument.
Commencing at 8.15 p.m.
A'stery of the jungle and-'"" "- -
civilized  hypocricy.
It is the.story of a beautiful girl who
grew to maidenhood alone on a/ savage
island, her only companions being lions
monkeys and other denizens of the
jungle.  "
- Hiram Percy Maxim, world famous as
the inventor of the' Maxim Silencer,
wrote the story and he has brought to "it
all his'remarkable ingenuity of mind and
fertility of imagination.., ���-   __X -"���; ;""'".
V.  �����~ ,.   .6.reels.6'      .'"   - ..
";-"Also a Two Reel Comedy .  " .
Presbyterian Church
Minister-in charge -- "..'���, "���'-- -
,7 Rev; W.^R, Walkiiisfiaw, B. A.
!   -' x   .'���'��������� '[���-:       '7 Greenwood-
V Services.Sunday, SeDtemfter ?tb;
-.; "  Midway; 11. a.rii. .7    ..   W.
Greenwood. 7.3.0 i_.m;
j  Picked Apples Fop Sale v
-50c in your own. boxes,    T. A.
Clark, Midway. V. "   ......."".
For Sale
Ripe tomatoes $1_00 a box. 7
���,'   -   -     -   C:   BlNG, "
7. Midway-.
-.To-purchase afew'Shearlings, ewes or
lambs'.. State price 'and..-breed., to T. N.-
\Valker,4iettlc-Valley:-V;: ,.-V7XXy' -'".
.7  Fdund at Midway ;  7
���'. A Sank book belonging to 7a- depositor
ih the Bank of Commerce. The owner
may" have same By epplyiug. to Mrs. I-I;
Pannell/.. Midway, ��� and paying for -this
adVfc." '-"��������� .   ���      ,-     "'','-"
;7 Notice . X'x'yx
x- Dr. G.: M. Graves, TDentist, wiil
be in7Ferry, Wash., the .first 8
days "of ��very moaih.
Notice of Dissolution
NOTICE is hereby given that the
Partnership heretofore subsisting between
us,, as General Grocers under the finii
name of "Lee & iBryan", carrying on
business at"Greenwood, B.C., was on. the
6th day of August, ��� 1923, dissolved by
tnutual consent.   . .-    ���. 7    ' ���, .
' .Greenwood, B.C.,"'August 16th, 1923,
���X- -y-X   .7;ROBERT.LEE,7.7
.. ,7, ' V;7:7    "V- ANNIE;BRYAN." 7-
The Masonic Hall is to be thoroughly renovated.
Robt. Lee has leased, the Palace
Livery from W. H. Docksteader.
Service will be held in St.
Jude's church on Sunday Sept. 16
at 7.30p.inV')
Mrs. E. Mellrud returned home
last Friday from a month's trip
to Idaho.
C. Nichols hia s rented W. H.
Docksteader's.. _ house on Long
Lake St.      -7   ) "
Mr. and Mrs". D. McPherson and
little daughter.of Grand Forks,
were yisitorsto town on Monday.
Mayor GullejvMrs. Gulley and
son Lawrence,: left Wednesday
morning on a holiday to Vancouver.     .'     .-xy
Wm. E. Yotinkin, of Bonning-
ton Falls, arid an old timer of
Greenwood is visiting here this
week.; '.    ������ Xy"'--.- ���"���' ������.        '��� ���'���������
J. Brady, of Spokane, was in
town last Friday gathering data
on silver-lead_properties for interests he represents.
In accordance;with the new Education Department regulations
no pupils .tor receiying class will
be taken, in January ;i--
������- ��� .'��� ��� '.'������..; ���  .' '���������'. ���"..-:*,y .     ������'���.'-''������
W. Wightman, of Lethbridge,
Alta., .is stopping over for a
week or 10 days on his way back
from a holidaylin Vancoturer,
Mrs. L. Bryant returned home
on Saturday after visiting relatives at County Line and 70 Mile
House in the Caribou district.
G. A. Rendell,. of-.Penticton,
passed through town -on Wednesday on his way to Edgewood
accompanied by a-mining expert.
Miss J. Hooker, who has been
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Sater for
the past two weeks returned to
her home in Idaho last Saturday
: Place your order for Fall Rye
now.    Brown's, Midway.       7
Parents. please note that the
Sunday school in Greenwood is
held at 10.30,every Sunday morning. The Midway Sunday, school
is held at 11 a.m.      '[   _
VThe.Ladies/ Aid met at >the
home of Mrs. Axam on Tuesday
afternoon for:the .firsit^ time this
season. It is hoped they will have
regular meetings from now ori.v.
J, H. Duhamel is working, on
the. Bulldog fraction adjoining,
the Combination" mine. He has
also located a new claim, on the
Phoenishill called the- Star
fraction. .7-'      V -"-.   . -VV-  -..'-
W, H. .Docksteader has been
appointed.manager of theVlride-
-penderitLiquofC.o's interests, at
Grand 7Forks and will move his
family.'there,as soon as they can
-pack up.   .'..
There was :ah eclipse of the
sun on Monday when . the Vmoon
paissed between the sunVarid. the
earth. By looking through a
smoked glass the moon was plainly visible.
7L. Puizel was up before P. H.
McCurrach, S^ M. on - Monday
on*charge of. drunkeness. He
was fined $50* the least fine that
can be imposed under.v the 7new
regulations.       "-V
The Independent, Liquor Co.,
are this week moving their stock
to Grand Forks.. They are keeps*
ing the bond open iand, also continuing to pay rent on the premises so that if business does not
pan. out they will return to
The Combination mine had the
finest display of ore at the Mining
Exhibition in .Spokane last week
and also took.first prize for the
best sample .of. ore. According
to the Spokane papers there was
a. larger crowd-present than ever
before attended* mining 7exhibi��
tion.'-- 7'7V ."77777.-.*, 7' ';' ;.-."- W ���
G. S. Walters and W, D.
Wightman brought in a fine
catch of Rainbow trout from the
Kettle River on_ Sunday. Bill
wishes the same river and similar
fish could be transferred to Lethbridge.
Robt. Parry, who came to this
part of the country in 1888 and
who sold the Bell mine to D,
Mcintosh, is in town sizing
the situation. He says he has
every faith in Greenwood and
that, it wont be long till Greenwood again becomes a busy mining camp.
A swell dance will be held in
the Masonic Hall on the~evening
of Oct. 12th, under the auspices
ot the Masonic Holding Co.
Bush's four piece orchestra will
supply the music and refreshments served in the dining room
upstairs. This will be a big time
and a large crowd is expected.
Interviewed by The Ledge,
Win. Madden states that he hopes
to have the Providence mine
pumped out within a month and
that mining operations will start
as soon as possible. This mine
will be worked by a new company
known as the Mary Agnes Mining
Co., and in a week or so the
names of the officers will be published.
Last week we noticed three
little boys on the sidewalk, nice
little fellows and the sons of nice
people, and they were swearing
big oaths in baby lisps.. They
needed spanking, but none of
them was likely to get it, which
is. a.great.pity, .for there is nothing like the broad hand to cure
the bad habit of baby swearing.
In fact nothing else will dp it.
The long ., holidays are over.
The boys have returned to their
schools, the loved friends have
gone to their homes, and mothers
are-lonely, and -partings' make
some tears fall down. But the
world ��� is7 swinging -in7 its old
groves and; going; merrily on.
Soon we will all. be ..happy once
more for there is joy in labor
which is a balm for all our woes.-
W. H..North, manager of the
Silver ton Mines Co., was in town
the first of the week and in com-.
ed a number of claims.in this yl-
'cini't;;_ MrVNorth . took . several
samples of pre7 -away , and quite
likely something good will result
from this visit. Mr. ; North re-,
presents a company which has
$400,000 in the .treasury.
.On Friday afternoon ;the Scouts
presented D. Cavaye with an
electric torch and three extra batteries as a mark of appreciation
for.taking theni put camping this
summer. Percy Fraser made the
presentation on behalf of the.bbys.
Mr. Cavaye did not. expect anything but expressed his appreciation of the.kiadly sentiment and
wished- the boys all manner of
good luck. Mr. Cayaye returned
to Trail on Monday. 7 '  - V.
Appeals aire made froni. certain
pulpits in the name.pf Christianity to set .the German free 7 to
work-his will once, more. .We
know what he would do if; he
were free. We know This cruelty
and the bitterness of his. hate.
We know that he would enslave
us to make himself, great, We
know themeriace.of the man, why
should we be. eager , to set him
free? Is it. unchristian to unchain
the lion so that he can1 destroy
children? We know it is christian
to iove our enemies. We know
also that it is just as good christian doctrine to believe that the
wicked shall,go away into ever-.
lasting . punishment. One sided
christian doctrine is poor, stuff.
It is simply a trap for the .innocent,.-    7'7        '"���.; -
: Phone 5L when you see. stray
cattle on" .the-, street. X- - '"
City Council
The City Council met on Monday
evening in the City Hall. Mayor
Gulley occupied the chair and
Aldermen Taylor, Mowat and King
were present.
Much routine business was transacted aud reports from the various
committees were discussed and approved.
Tha buildings committee reported satisfactory progress being made
with repairs to the roofs of different buildings owned by the city
and anticipate occupation of some
of the blocks during the coming
The City Clerk was instructed to
carry out the wishes, of the Trustee
regarding certain changes in the
arrangement for work on the
lighting system.
Further improvements will be
made on the wooden water mains
by the placing of cement blocks
round- the parts where the leakB
are the worst.
: Alderman King introduced the
question of the" Trans-Provincial
Highway route between Hope and
Princeton. Three yearB ago the
Council passed a resolntion favoring this route as against the Fraser
Canyon route and the Council reaffirmed their opinion after carefully investigating the facts 'and
figures submitted. A copy of the
resolution will be forwarded to the
Minister of Public Works, The
proposed Hope-Princeton route will
bring the coast 160 miles nearer
the Boundary district than the
Fraser Canyon way and it is estiV
mated will cost a million dollars
less to construct than the latter
Rock Creek Fair Promises
to be Big Success
-���   /     .������.-���-.
Indications point to the Rook
Creek fair to be heid in Riverside
Hall on Oct. 5th, being a big success. No class of show proves tht
true sport spirit in a people or the
individual as does a country fair.
Exhibitors enter what they have to
show not with the idea and for the
purpose bf winning: a cash prize,
bntfor the real, sport of showing
his. best in', friendly competition
with.his neighbor.  ':..
Get a prize list from..the secret
tary, Majdr F. E7 Glossop, Kettle
Val ley, an d see the splen d id prizes
for farm products, dairy,' products,
field products,X garden vegetables,,
fruit,, flowers,, home cooking, artwork, 7 needlework and .miscellaneous articles."--" V'v7'"'-7 ���",.--7 - ��� -
Kettle Valley" Notes
There will be no service in-the
Anglican Church on Sunday next.
Mrs. A. Roberts and children
have returned home from a month's
holiday at Vancouver.
At the general  meeting of the.
Rock Creek  Junior Baseball Club
the following officers were elected:
President, J. c. Jacques
Vice-Pres.     A. D. McLennan and
Major Gray
Captain 8. Pittendrigh
Secretary Ted.' Pittendrigh
Treasurer Frank Richter
The dance in aid of the above
club is to be held on Friday, Sept.
21st in the Co-Op Hall. Bash's
orchestra is supplying the music.
Admission 81. 8upper included.
Midway News
Mrs. E. Hawkes is visiting
friends in Nelson.
Harry Borders accompanied by
John Poison arrived here from
Wilson Creek, Wash., last week.
They left again on Monday for
Wenatchee en route to California
where they expect to spend the
There will be a public meeting
of the TJ.F. local tobe held in the
old school house, Midway, 'first
Saturday in October to discuss the
War Memorial when all particulars
will be in order. Meeting to be
held in the afternoon. It is desired
that every patriotic person in the
Greenwood riding will be prestnt.
.Mrs. E. 'Rich ter h as veryi kind ly
consented to supervise the dance
in' the Co-Op Hall, :Rock, Creek-
on: Friday, Sept._21st;" The dance
is'to raise funds for the Junior.
Baseball Club who had, notsuffi-
cient funds to buy mitts etc. for
their-big game on Labor Day and
consequently Mrs. Richter was
iasked to get. lip. the dance" on
their behalf."'.Bush'sj four piece
orchestra will provide the music
and a good time is assured with
plenty of good eats. Encourage
the boys by. turning out in large
numbers. ..7     ���".._'" y-''-'--:':.
. Young men and"women should
write for'our: handsome catalogue:
of Business Courses WE very graduate .employed todate���-Accom-
modations.doubled for Fallclaisses
V~B. C. Commercial.^' Secretarial
School���,7097 Georgia St.--van.
cquver,; ,B. C. ���The School that
gets results���ladividual courses���
Residential arrangements made:
on request. .
C. T. Fenner, the travelling
barber, will .call at the,,Riverside
Hotel every Thursday afternoon
prior to going to the Rock Creek
for thesame afternoon and evening; also in the Midway Hotel,
Midway, on Friday afternoon
and evening of each week. In
Greenwood balance of week.
Boy Scouts*
.Troop- meets on Friday at
7:30 p.m. m the Fire Hall.
What you will see in    W
"Virgin Paradise"
A Village destroyed by a volcano.
A beautiful   girl   mothered by
The  most   terrific   fight    ever
staged; -r"f .'""  -'"-'   -:' '
Wild life on a South Sea Island.
A strange burial on a floral raft.
An attack by a tribe of savages.
A fire dance by an island tribe.
The   most*: wonderful   lions  in
captivity. 7
Wonderful   tropical; and ocean
scenes.. ...
_ A thrilling automobile crash.
.. A marvelous fire at night.
A drama with a comedy twist.
... "Plenty of outdoor action.
7 All these and more will be  pre
sented at the Greenwood Theatre
on; Saturday Sept. 15th.     V
have to manage >ith  an  income ~
such:as they had before the war;.'
with, double:". prices    for. nearly
every thing   they V have., to, buy. ~
Respectable clothing - for   man is
easily twice as much as it wasicr
the old  days;.. But: there; were
sweat shops in those days,  arid .,
many.a poor tailoress. had.to live "
in poverty so that men could wear,
cheap clothing.   .But the.unaiter-
able ..belief   is .that 7 everybody :
might-Vhave  decent  wages,   and"
still have a reasonable reduction -
in the price of clothing..   When
wages.are increased, there .'must
be more capital employed, in  the
production: of -everything,    and 7
increased capital* calls for   larger V
profits. 7'7 So . there- isn't   much   -
chance for;a reduction  until;:the
workers become so numerous that,"
they will bid against eadh  other-
ori the markets7of.the. world.    If  :
food became scarce"so) that.; far-,:
mers need no longer7bid. against. '
each other on the markets; of the ; ;
world/it might increase the.price,'I
of farm products, bu{ it ^wduld.be
impossible   to.  bring about .this - ,
condition artificially. ;The<iuari-  7
tities;pf.fann  products men  use
vary with the price.   The.world's, -
stomach.has.a lot of,stretch and   -
contraction, to .it.   :So' artificial; ..
reduction in the quantity   of prpr.---.
ducts could be largely met by  a.
corresponding-. reduction   in the. -
size of the world's stomach;   But
a .still.. ffreater  difficulty. Hs3 ia;.
the fact:that no" binding   agree-
meat could be made among far?
mers to reduce   the . qsl^ntity   of  -
production.   They need not keep
faith with each.other. :
VII TJLLJfl     LEDGE.     tfllEENWOOD.'    Ii.     O.
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rom the  best  tea  gardens
\A/orld Insurance0Agamst War
Nearly five yours have passed since tlio signing of the Armistice pul. an
end to iiciiiiil hosiililios in the Creat Wsir. to be followed thy following year
by iho I'oaco Treaty and iho creation of ihe League of Nations with itrf covenant designed to brliiK about the peaceable sehlniient uf future (lupines between .unions. Vet tlio Allied armies are still in occupallou of Gorman soil'
and within tho year ihe French and Ilelgian forces have j.enotrated further
into (lermany in an effort lo compel recognition and payment of reparations.
Feeling between France and Germany i.s today possibly even more bitter
than it was on the day the bugles .������ounded "cease tiro." France, slill fearing
future German aggression, i.s determined to further cripple her traditional
enemy and thereby provide an adequate safeguard against any recurrence of
ihe horrors and devasiaiion through wliich she passed between August, 1011,
and November, :i!.l.S. Germany continues sullen and refuses to pay, insisting upon financial inability to do so.
Russia remains a menace lo the peace of the world, (listrusted by all nations and distrustful of all. Turkey defeated in the war, emerges triumphant
from the peace conferences because of jealousies and conflicting interests
among the nations allied in tho war. Suspicions are rife among all the Balkan states, each one more or less fearful of the other, each seemingly awaiting an opportunity to wrest from the other territory which they covet or claim
right fully belongs to thorn.
Tho United Slates, whose representatives palyed a foremost, part in bringing the League of Nations into existence and in framing its covenant, refuses
to have anything fo do with it and stands aloof in so-called splendid isolation
from the entanglements which they fear'"would result from parlicipation,.in
the task of endeavoring to bring order out of the chaos in Europe. JMean-
while, economic ruin stares counlry after country in tho face, national currencies have lost their value, world trade is handicapped, resulting in millions
of unemployed in Great. Britain, the sanest of all European Powers.
And now.because the Italian members of a commission engaged in fixing
an Albanian boundary lino aro assassinated, it is alleged by Greeks, the Italian
Government serves an ultimatum ou Greece, even before it is established
that Greeks were responsible for the outrage, which is reminiscent of Austria's ultimatum to Serbia which precipitated tho Great War. and because
Greece does not imniodialeli comply with all thc terms ot the Italian demands,
Italy proceeds fo bombard a Gioek inland and take possession of it, and, although a member of the League ol Nations, practically repudiates her signature to tlie covenant and declines she -v\ill withdraw irom the League if it
seek.-* to interlere in the dispute which has arisen wiih Greece.
Of uhat value is Italy, or any country, as a member of the League if it
remain.-, fiee to make war on another member? And yet tbe League of Nations olfeis the only hope fo lhc world that, inst as soon as it feels strong
enough to do so. s-omo nation will not again plunge the world into the" horrors
oi another Great War, and one wliich in its magnitude and slaughter would
tar surpass'the ono thiough ���which mankind has so recently emerged and
w.bich all but do.-trojed <-i\ ili/ation irsclf. \
Canadians sonn-timi'.-. a.->k them^eh'os why ihcy should bo taxed to main-
fain fhe League ol Nations, and wh\ prominent British and Canadian slates-
inon .should biiij themsehes (ravelling out the world lecturintr on behalf of
tho'League and encouraging the lormation ot branches of tne League of Nations Sociely. -lint sure!) ii ono only stops to think a moment it will bo
rea'lr/ed that the League, imported, though it may bo, offers the only insurance against war, and il there is any insurance worthcwhile it is protection
a gains! 'war.
Ilalj's attitude only serves to emphasize the importance of. organising
public opinion thoVworld over in support ot the League. Public opinion
make-; and unmakes Go\i rnminis, even where autocracies seem all powerful,
and it the masses ot the people in all countries, who-aie the chief sufferers In
war, stand solidlj back ol thy League, Governments will fall in line, with the
result thai the peace-loving League will become all powerful, and nations -will
be fjuick to complj with its'requests and abide by its impartial decisions.
- Even wiih.tho League w.ir i�� possible; without the League war would bo
not only probable, but almost a certainty in -view ot the present unsettled
state of the woikl.
Taft   Pays   a   Tribute   to   the   British j
Legal Principle
The close ties milling American and j
Canadian     legal    .systems,  fhe  bench ;
and the bar. were emphasized at the
final    banquet    of ihe American Bar
Association   at.  the  St.   Paul   Auditor-
mm,   where   Chief   .Justice   Taft,   the |
Earl of Birkenhead, .T. Hamilton Lewis i
and   others   spoke   informally.       The]
chief just   felicitated   Iho   association!
members on the planned visit to Lon- ���
don next year.
"No worthy member of tho American bar can visit London and the
ancient inns and law courts and witness the administration''of justice
there, without feeling a deep gratitude
to that country and nation from whom
we derive our principles," said tlie
chief justice.
"You will come back proud of the
derivation of your law, and anxious
to perpetuate and render stronger ihe
bond wo should feel for our old home
of ihe law.''
A universal custom
that benefits everybody.
Ulids digestion,
cleanses the teeth,
V^ soothes the throat.
Bilious Headaches
Stooping Causes Old Age
Cold   Nlffllt   SWGcltS ! Doctor Convinced that Standing Erect j
S ' Will Prolong Life I
Dr.   Peter   MacDonald   startled   the I
British   Medical   Association   confer- j
1 ence at Portsmouth by stating that aj
i sloop of the shoulders causes old age
! ���a   direct   inversion   of   the   popular
| theory.
I    He said  that by following the ad-
You   Quickly  Subdue These  Ailments'
By Using
By Regulating the System, They Bring
Good Health
Of  course   the   bowels  arc ordered
and  relaxed  by Dr. Hamilton's  Pills, ��� vico of n ,       nn ]{q ^..^ ..  score.0[j
Some Things to Remember
Facts About Canada that Many People
Do Not Know
Canada has 20,799 miles of Government-owned railways; and these railways carried more than -1,000,000 tons
of freight and l.S-lS.GTl passengers
ln the province of Ontario, it-is estimated tlie lumber cut in 1922
amounted to 309,000,000 board feet,
and in addition 289,113 cords ot pulpwood. The province of Nova Scotia
cut 125,000,000 feet, Now Brunswick
210,000,000 feet, ancl Uritish Columbia
273,110,000 board feet.
During June last 1,039 pa.ssenger
automobiles were exported from' Canada, with a value ��� of $2,171,357,; as
against 2,207, value $1,32S,3,10 in June,
1922. . For June last the-largest purchaser   was    Australia,   which    took
1,5-18. Freight automobiles exported
in June last numbered 1,120, value
$393,527, as against.170, value $7 1,0-17
in June of 1922. '"'" ���
Canada has greater railway mileage
relative to population than any country in the world, and that up to 1913
lho municipalities chiefly of Ontario
liad voted cash bonuses to upwards of
?1S,000,000, the provinces double that
sum, and the Dominion ? 103,000. Land
grants have exceeded 'Jifty million
acres.     Guarantees including
Man Gives       v
Out Surprising Facts
"li any in my family wore sick with
stomach trouble or run-down condition, I would rather havo one bottle of
Tanlac than all the other medicines
put together," is tho positive statement of F. A. Barrowcliff, S Locomotive St., Hamilton, Ont., well-knoivn
yardman for tho' Grand Trunk Hail-
"MJ- wife's health was restored by
the Tanlac treatment in such short
order it was astonishing, for she suffered so terribly- .with nervousness,
headaches, sleeplessness and loss of
appetite that .1 thought she would
break down -completely.���.__ She went
meal' after .meal Avithout  eating; and
was so fearfully weak the care of our
five children and the housework was
more than she could do.
"After lier first few doses of. Tanlac*-'
my, wife was like an entirely different
person, and hasn't had a sick spell,
since she quit taking the medicine six
months ago. Tanlac has certainly
been a blessing in our house, and we
are glad to recommend it."
Tanlac is for sale by.all good druggists. Accept no substitute. Over
37-inillion bottles sold.
Tanlac Vegetable Pills are Nature's
own  remedy'-''for   constipation.     For
sale everywhere.
New British Dreadnoughts
Feature   Is   New   Form
Mounting for Guns
It is  .stated  in authoritative naval
circles that Croat Britain's two new
battleships, Nelson and Kodn'cy, will
each mount nine Iti-inch guns, which
will be carried in triple turrets, a new
ose of   i0vui of mounting.      Each    of    these
the kidneys receive    new    tone,    the i
blood is renovated, and the result is a ! -vears llom llIs shoulders,
renewal of good health. "I was fueling old and decrepit," ex-
No need for delay.     The sooner you ..plained Dr. MacDonald, "when I pick-
use  Dr.   Hamilton's  Pills   tho  sooner'
you'll feel the brisk, keen satisfaction
of  a  healthy,   well-regulated  system.
Sold in yellow boxes,*25c
The  Inland Fisheries
Inland Seas Abound in Fish of Unsurpassed Size
The National Resources Intelligence
Department points put that the inland
waters known as ' the Great Lakes
area; stretching 1,500 miles from east
to west, and including Lake Winnipeg
and the Manitoba waters, yielded' in
1921 fresh water fish to the value of
over ?���!,000,000, the fish taken'' from
this area included whitefish, lake herring, lake trout, dore, pickerel,'black
bass, sturgeon and other varieties.
Further ���west, the waters of the greu
plains of thc Rockies and the vast
Hudson Bay area, though now valued
at les sthan ?l,0(fb,000, present 'groat
possibilities of future expansion. Such
at less than $1,000,000, present great
Bear Lake abound in fish of unsurpassed size ancl quality, including
varieties which havc seldom," if ever,
been marketed.���From the Ottawa
A finTcomplexjon
Can   b��
j ed up a book, published by this lay-
I man, from a bookstall.     I was then a
prematurely aged man.
"1 saw the author, and he "told me
that I was old simply because I
stooped. Under the treatment he
laid down I threw off my stoop, and
in a few weeks I became a different
Dr. MacDonald is an ..--upright,
spruce-looking man, with an eyeglass
and when he stretched himself to
his full height and carefully adjusted his monocle he looked barely
thirty years of age.
"We doctors," he   said,    "are   too
prejudiced against laymen who make
a study of a. certain subject, and often
''  learn more thanVve, do,- despite all our
knowledgeo^niedicineand surgery.
"We luivb:;ac'cepie.l7:tlie - idea that
the stoop 'of::l.th'e;'sh6utdei-s 'and the
bend of (he neck are inevitably linked up with old age.
','1 know it will sound unorthodox,
to you all to suggest that old ago is |
brought on by this stoop of tho shoul-i
dors,, but I have bcc;ii convinced that!
it is so; il to stance of thc body sconis j
to' bei bound-'"up with- the period!
one'enn live, and if every man would
hold .hiiTise.lf-.upright. ho", -\yould 7 live
many years .longer;".. " iXXx?X" '���'"-
Had Through Keeping the
Blood Rich and Pure
A girl's complexion is something
more than a matter-of concern to her
vanity. It i.s tin indication of the
state of her health. Pallor in a growing girl means a thinning of the
blood. -���irruptions mean impurities
in   the   blood.
the Dominion, British. Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan ami Manitoba
leading $275,000,000���with some sixty
millions looming up in lho year lo follow.
St. Hyacinlhe, Que., has the distinction of having developed the world's
largest organ plant, and by native invention and improvements evolved an
instrument whicli receives praise from
the world's first artists. An organ
recently shipped by CassavauL Freres
of that place to Paris, France, is absolutely the first to leave the American
continent for Europe,., the movement
having heretofore been in tlie opposite
direction, and was so slapped because
the purchaser .desired the finest ami
most'Up-to-date instrument that could
be secured.
Study Soil Conditions
giant guns will be capable of hurling a
shell weighing approximately 2,500
pounds! o
In the American and Japanese
navies there are ships mounting guns
of 10-inch calibre, but the Nelson and
Rodney will form a unique type because they will carry nine guns of this
size instead of eight mounted in foreign warships. 'The reason for introducing the triple turret is tlio necessity for economizing in weight'owing
to the restricted displacement .laid
down in tho terms of the Washington
Triple turrets wero first used in
the British ^navy two years ago
when they were'temporarily fitted on
a monitor which bombarded the ex-
Gorman battleship Baden 'during a series of experiments. Some naval gunnery experts contend .Unit triple
mounting does not."produce lhe most
accurate and rapid firinig.
Another feature -of' the new battleships will bo spcCial anti-Hash arrangements, which aro a closely
guarded secret. Tliey will embody
the -lesson's of Jutland where some
in the | British ships were sunk owing to shell
Has Altered Fashions
Bulgarian Women Shortened  Dresses
When Premier Died
Tho death of Stambuliski, former
premier of Bulgaria, seems to havo
had more than a political effect in his
country. Nc sooner was it confirmed,
says a Sofia news message, than 11ib^/
women in tho cities began to order
and make new dresses, and to' buy
new shoes with high heels.
"This is all duo to the fact that
Slambuliski had ordered that wo- <
men's dresses should' bo worn long,
and even described the exact length,
tic also ordered that _ all shoes
Should have flat heels, and the police
were, instructed to enforce these regu- .
Now-the demand- for    dresses and ������
high heeled shoes in*Sofia is so great
that the shops cannot meet it.
Report  on   Soil   Survey   in   South
Part of Alberta
Professor F. A. Wyatt.'of the Uni-
.versity agricultural staff, is now making up his report on the soil survey
conducted   by   him   last   year
southern-part of .the.-province
one-halt of the chemical testing work
on the samples then secured has been;���   .     _       .       __        .   ,
completed, and if map embodying ihu | Fail)  10.016   luUSClGS,
resujts-of this section of lhe survey
Egg Inspection Helps Trade
Great Improvement on Canadian Product Shipped to England
At a meeting of the.Toronto Feather Fanciers' Club, at which Hon.-John
S. Martin was present, Prof. Edward
Brown, Reading, England,' "recalled
that tliere had been a great decrease;
in poultry 'keeping in England during
the war, on account of lack of help.
But the business had picked up again
and poultry keepers were getting bettor stocks, than before. Tho business
of supplying breeding stock had never-
been  larger in England  than at the
Blood Test Applied, to Horses
Endurance of, ^Racehorse Can  Now'be
_. ���   ; petermined;Sci"entifica!!y .
.Will'   future',  horse-,tiuvers'-want a
Mothers shouid be ''blood, test .with iheir ���.purchase.?-.   -Dr.
Air Force  to  Use Radio
Equipment    Is   to    Be    Installed    for
Vancouver Unit,
Radio will be_ installed this winter
to increase cflicimey ol the Vancouver
unit, Roval Canadian Air Force, in the
thing season of 1921.      Major W. A. i
Steel, Ottawa, ol, the Royal Canadian'
Corps   of  Signals,   who   has   gone  to'
Dawson City to set up radio communication between the, mining camps ofl
thc i'ukon, announces'Wireless equip-j
ment-will be installed at the Jericho
Beach station and in the living boats,
wliich   will   enable   tho pilot of each
seaplane to be in constant toueh__by
speech with bis base station.
This will be of great sen ice to the
Forc.-t Patrol Uranch of the Air Force
in locating forest fires in unfrequented
Star Hotter Than Sun
H. Dingle, in Nature, gives some of
the latest facts'regarding temperature
In the stars.- The hottest jet determined by laboraiory ���experiments is
Zota Perse!, with a temperature of
2S,0o0 centigrade (as compared with
the sun's mild 5,320 degrees).
The sloth bear, found in tbe hiil
ranges and jungles of India, carries
her young cubs on her back.  .
Heavy Demand For Binder Twine
Quantity      Used      in      Saskatchewan
Heaviest  in   History of tfie
With the sole exception of '1915 the
sales ol binder twine in Saskatchewan
are the heaviest in the. history of tho
province and far ahead of last year,
according to .'dealers. 'One firm sold
six million pounds. This firm estimated total consumption lor tbe province this season at between 50,000,000
to (.0,000,000 pounds. The price was
down half a cent a pound from-last
year's figures, arid the'reduction-over
the past, three years is seven cents a
pound. The present-average price is
13V!. cents.  ~
Implement dealers also reported a'
heavier dunand for binder? than was
noted in 1022, one of the best years in
tne hiatory of thc trade.
Had Aversion to Red Hair
Among" all races, the ancient Egyptians probably liad the strongest
aversion to rod-haiu-d ji.-ople. According to early authorities/they wero
in thc habit of annually performing
the ceremony of burning alive an un
fortunate individual \vhose~on!> crime
was the eolot of his hair.
watchful of their daughters complexions ami seejto it that these signs are
ecu reeled���not covered up.
When a girl in jier teens- becomes
pale and sallow, especially if, at the
samo tirne.^ she shows an inclination
to tire easily, a listlessness and inattention to iier work or sludies/Vvshe
needs Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, a tonic
which directly and specifically' corrects the condition from which she is
suffering. A chemical analysis of the
blood of such a girl would show it to
be deficient in iust the elements that
Dr.- Williams' Pink Pills' can supply
Christian P.' Noser, of Onderstepoort,:
South'Africa, 'declares" lie has foiin'd:.a
wayj.o determine the-endurance'of a-
racoTiors'e- more scientifically .than has-
hitherto-.been possible.-   -   -���;*._���;-.'-���������_���.,.'���
Ho finds th.it the; red ..blood corpuscles -in'-ilio:aniuial.'jiiicroase as its.ability "to stand hard str^in'.iucreases,' so
that,-.other .thingg-'-'^siSg.-e'ciua!, ;the
horse" with -thc.higlies^Wood ..count-
has tlie best chance" oLwlnning.   ':
llorses used ih ordinary work','states.
is being printed jn .Ottawa, lo bo in-
cluded'in the-Dominion Coverninent'.-:
topographical/ sur^'ej^repoi.-l ou -Ilu:
same district.. V- ''-' "> -.- ��� . - ���-
-The map" "will be'available for; the
Provincial', Government's . special ..re-
po'rl on- spil'.surveys, -whiclr -will -likely be! put- before'-fhe 'public bi'soni.c
form.to be decided."upon'laU'T;. --    X ' ������
flashes penetrating ^Ihe ^""^"uaji.re-'seiifcjime.     Poultry   raising    was
��� "j highly recommended by,,Prof. Urown
who", remarked that,    since    Goverri-
, j menl; inspection of eggs    had    come
i- Stiffness h Joints,!ih,�� lorce in 'cVmntlii Hic ciiu,li,-v of
Quickly  Subdued   By  Merviiiiie
(0.-iC<!  .OUt    lIMUil'i-.UI.'l ;
tliat wliuro soni'.'l liini;;
eggs reaching England had been highly improved. ', England, he asserted,
would���al\vays need eggs from Canada,
boAause she would, never bo able to
h for-her own constimp--
Larce Coal Shipments
Record   Quantity of= Coal   Handled
- ��� .7 Head of the Lakes-       7    7.
-More   coal   has' been.'.ha'adled  over
TIlllM-   -who   ll.-lVl!
liniments vv iii .-iKi'ee
is'needed   to (l-.~tnr!j;i. :_ ili_e|i-.'.'e;i(i:tll moiv i
nl' less cln-oiiio i-nfuiilion  llie''o i.s nolhiut.] ......i.,., <-_.-..m
lo ._omK.ro Willi" .WiTiliiicC     U\s Ik-i-iii.-*.. j J'KKUleu enoi,
Nfi-vlliiic.-- p'.'iiol rales - so   di,i:|>l.v:,, Ik-t.ui;-:': ! lion..        w ���
ii.'.lia.'j'ajiui.l. Ilvellinii:s lho.sti'.'ii:,'lli of- llm I-   ...    '      ,    ���-..-,,
iirdma.i-.-r.iIv iiri'.-paration, il. lias-come  '<���'| .'   I'le  atSO  toll!   Ol
),(> kiiovv,.- :i.��- King.>vei-;nii" Pain.--   .For- Congress " Exhibition,  which  is
JMHsuiii.-iliu ooiuli.Kins, !iitisi;u!ar and juiiil i '       . ���        '
stiiTm-Hi., .,\'i_rvilino -woi-lta ..wonders:      A| hold-ih Spain next. voar.   -lie Silid lhat
li-ial  jn-oves.-llii!..-.    (lel-.ji  liS-ecnl  W.Ulo. '
the World
Poult ry
'ti'uin.yuur duale.r'lo-day.
Human Hair As Cloth
but the physical signs are plain.   The  Dr.:. Nescr,.-have" only. 23 ..per cent, of
girl  with a bad complexion, or %\ho
suffers Irom occasional headaches, who
Is  easily  fired  and  breathless- after,,     .. , .-   ���,   .     .. .
slight  exertion,  should begin  taking have aa much-as 26 percent,
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills at once.     A
good appetite, sparkling eyes and rosy
cheeks    iollow   the   fair use of this
You can get Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
through any dealer in medicine or hy
mail at 50 cents a box from The Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., ErockviHc,
The Cap>ian Son is declared to be
gradually disappearing.
Left a Going Concern
An old j okel saw a motor car for tlie
first timb in his life.    , It came dashing up the main street, and disappeared in a cloud of dust.
"Well," said the-yokel, "the horses
must ha' bin goin' a good speed when
thcy got loose from* that carriage."���
Brisbane Mail.
red 7 corpuscles iri ;their 7 blood, while'-
horses -Ltrained_ for  the. course"..often".
Red c.orpuscIes-:ar'e\ oxygen- carriers,
and ;when a horse, lias 'Hiany -of them
he can run. longer and faster, because
his muscles.can'draw on'a large reserve-of oxygen,"���- and "he- therefore
does not tire-so quickly.  ','    -   7 V
���How Natural Phrase Originated -
'Of all.aniirials,' the dog most plainly
shqws'jts fatigue. ��� -The cat,"when tired =oi_tj will 'creep "away" to-its accustomed sleeping place, but .Urn dog,
when.tired,' just.sleeps where he'lays.-
��V pavement'-or a .floor is'all -the.same.
to him", and there ho abandons himself-
to rest,, giving the impression of the
last d.ejcree-.of. weariness. -. '.'As tired
as h dog" is. therefore a very natural
When a small boy refuses a second j l^raac���and waslin'uso' as far/back- as
pifce of pie,it's'a sicn that there js .tbe days" of Shakespeare.	
something   wrong   with   him���or   the
Hair -dloth- -"Withstands .Pressure
;-.-,. 4.000 Pounds .to'Square Inch'- -������
,, '.i7ons 6r IsuriiaU/liu'ir are (jo'iiig.Utia-
ed into cloth-by a "southern factory- to
supply- the demand .of coUnn-seed oil.
operated.-in- co'hhec'tionwifh Lbe'Cana-.i mills'.of .that section .lor a' fabric,that
dian.- National"- Iial].vvay,"'slafea"t!uit will" \yit"ii.s.tiiJid,..'for'a -time at-least, .it
practically all -storage capacity. o"t tlie | pressure, o'f' -1,000 to. '<!,u00 pounds^ a
big.-plant .is "taxcdHo tluVliuiil...   :rh"o-!.BCiiiiire'"jneh.::. ' Only: liiai. inade.from;
the coal docks atMhe,head of-lhehilces
-..    -  ������ - :: ���#�� ��� -. . - -     . ��� ���
this season than 'foy- -several ��� .years.
OlficialS'-of the FornWilliatri coal dock.
same situation'' applied- .to, tlio '.".other,
coal .handling-plants, and in order that
ilVere-' will, .bo"-no .congestion, "a = large
number of. freight-., cars'; whicli hay6
been in-bad,, order.are being repaired
to-'haul.the coal.to -Western.Canada.- -
y Nights of. Agony eosne in the.-Iraiii.of j
ar.tl.irna'; 'The-'victini cannot.He'down; j
and sleep .is-{TrivenTrbrii his brain. :
What grateful relief is.the immediate '
effect of. Dr; - J. . D..' Kellogg's Asthma :���
TRemedy., It' banishes, the "frightful'j
conditions;-clears the"- passages, ..arid,
enables the. .alllicted ...one 'lb'.',again :
sleep" as. soundjy' and reslfully sis u '.
child. .; Insist on,the genuine:at'your .
nearby..druggist/       _'.'_��� ;   "   .'-.
i Minard's LFhiment for Corns
In   the   Falkland J.-Sands tliere aro
five men to every woman.
Every   dollar   spent   in your homo
town Is a boost lor the community.
When a young man is sowing his
wild oat., he always wishes that something would happen that would destroy the crop.
���' Why,.suffer"' from -corns.'when they'
can-be painlessly ro'oted.oiit-by using
Hqllp.way's Corn/Hemover.
Loaded.Cattle.in Record.-Time"7
-"���'."What-is, claimed to.be a world's record for loading cattle aboard a steamer was established at Quebec- when
1.S2 head. of'_eiittle";Wt.re loiidecUabpard
There are -12 forms of Christianity   the   Canadian '-Government . Merchant
--'" -���"''���-'.-' "'; . Signs "-���-. [X -;iz. '. ������''-
'���'.'In'"-the .good old days -when drug
stores in "New-York sold'drugs) each',
had its- mortar arid pestle sign but Tin
front.- -; Tho .oiJly--remah'iing,pharm,-i:
cist of the-old-fashioned, school "is;)ii
2-Jlh'VStreet.���'.' lie -/refuses "UiVmMI.
oranges "and hair riots.and'.t'lijngs.liko
.tinit;,".."'' v., [y""' ";���������-..- V~. ���'/;-..
.���Another passing"'sign-tliat is going-
the.way of the wooden .cigar 7slore
Indian." Is the inotli-eaten bear -that:
stands "-in front- of.'the fiirrierV shop.'
Iii;-furrier's row-, on- Ktli". -Ayeriii_e'only
one is left;and it will soon fall apart/
���New York,Correspondent/'" ->.
hair 1:-" strong enough. .. Formerly it-
was- woven fronr camel's 'hair,, but the
price-,.of that product went to. such-
high'levels' as,to-prohibit its use. - Af-
-ior a-series o'C-tests, a-'niefhod was de-;
vised _-for';iJ\veaying-'.������������ huiiianvr.-'iiair-:in
specialty -constructed machines. Tlio
! search for a'sulliclent supply- to keep
j the ."factory ' "going ended .-iri.. China,
: whore buyers'found .a Veritable auiiy
- of cooli'.-s ready \o 'sacrifice- their long
'(luouos for British-or American money:
/Hound irf .huge' bales, the hair "arrives
: at the factory ;ieady for weaving',;.having already been inspected'arid sterilized on the way oyei-.i'rom;tho Orient.
Conibed arid carded, if is ....vvistod into
threads.and fed into the looms, where
H-.Jk Woven'.intb rolls o'f clotli -li'-inch
thick, the.bolt weighing. ���i'Wpounus.'.  -
already 80"different countries had sig:"
nified their intention of attending.ihe
congress,, and extended to Canada an
urgent ���invitation to bb-represented.
"Miller's AVorm Powders .prove, tbeir
value.-.    .Thcy -dp, not cause: any. vio '"���
lent disturbances .in the- stomach, "any
paiir or'griiiihg. but "do    their   wbrlj'
quietly arid painlessly,- s6Uhal-lhii..des:'
tiuction of tlio worms is imperceplible...
"Vet:'.they "are .thorough,"and;Trom ���the.'
first.dose there'-is 'improvement in"tho
condition of lhe sufferer.-and a_ cessa-'
.tioii--.pt- manifestations-: of .. internal-
.trouble..   -"- . "���';.'   ..'.."V    '���'���'.     "-
:-.-"". .Mine Production iri B.O.
...According to- the. prediction of" the
lion. Wm.-Sloa'ii, -Minister of iMines,
tlie .year: 1923 wijVprobjibjy set.a.ne.w-.
high- record in .production" for. B.C. In
1L'22 tiie tptal"output was ��� ?35,15S,S-ia,
makings an increase- of. 25- per cent. ���
over, tlio previous year.   : The-rate of
production, which "was reached during
tlio7cios'iug quarter,'pf-last-year,- has-
boori continued so far this year.   The-
total.for-the current' year, should run
we'll over -?tO,OO.p,6o6,' and may, possibly near "the ,S50,"000,o66 "mark:, ,7 "/������'
, Papers
Japan.- -
are  -"almost''", unknown'" iri
Great Britain,, has, a-:Ionger tied
c.oast.,than,any other country in ,i_lui--
ope. V':":  7--7v". ���''���'.:' .7.vV7.      '
in Japan.     Christian churches and or-
aiories numbt-iIng'3,355.     .   '
Marine- steamer,  Canadian Victor,  in
25 minutes.   ' '-.
The cattle walked up the gangway
at the fate of over, ten ri minutii, riot
a bitch marring tlie proceedings.
. Agricultural Workers
Fully one-half of the workers of the
world are now engaged iri agriculture,
Department of Agriculture experts
say. . - In India 72 per cent, of lhe
workers are in agricultural pursuits ���
71,000,000- males and ;-'S-i,000.0'00.
females. .;-.- "\"".... :--:"'.    .----,.���..-....'.".���   .-."���
[dreirt Q^^V'-x'-y
For "Castoria"
;'���_���: ';''-���-Has Many Honors ��� '
'���' -From;' 1911.". to"-1322'.Saskatchewan
runners have won 229 prizes- for Their
grain;-grasses and'vegetables -at "Inter--
nalional showa held in. Cariada arid
tlio .United'- States." Of these a tutu!!
of. SI .were either 'sweepstakes- or first
prizes. . The- exhibit Ion" of ^ whoa t Jilts
been a -prominent'.lealure;at all the.
shows 'where It.'has been-shown."
Especially -
Ages -
of   All'
."-���' Interest Shown In-Oil.p.i.eids . .>
','Ilece.nt'' developments .of '.the oil
ikliis-of fjouthera Albertit-hayc.created great interest,^ . arid drilling now
.under, way;-it is hoped,- will show'"definite results. ' Construction baS'
.started on 'the.plant, of tlie Standard
ltefjnlng C'ori'ipany,"which is "-expected-
tb'be Tcompleted"by';the eVd.,".of 'this
year, or escrly next spring.    '
The only jsure thing about -a -game
of chance" is .-the chance youijiaye'tp-
lose/ .'"' -'777.7V ~- XX'--:--.-Xy-- ' X.-X"''���''
Mother! Fletcher's Castoria lias
been in use for over 30 years to retrieve babies and cblldren of Constipa-
] tion. Flatulency, Wind Colic and
Diarrhoea;, allaying Feveri'shness arising therc-irbm, and; by .regulating ihe
Stomach and-Bowels,-aids Use. aSsimi--
Iaiion7of". Food;'.'-giving - natural sleep
"without"opiates. * : j.-:'.' 7""7 ,... ";,;--"- -,-.
"--.TUe;'geniiine bears, tlgna'turc-ot ���.'.*.- "���"'
". Th<:7Ar.-;t;.ni:in.-��� r.o buiId.:'(' ,ibj-a.:v'in"
^ JKng'a'njl- y.-as;Jaii!'V-_._XhvhxzX'XiXXX
New' York's Skyscrapers
In 1850 the tallest building in New
Vork'was only live stories' high, nnd
the church spires were Conspicuous
above, them. Now there ls no spire
In-.the city that begins to^approaeh iri
height many ,-ef , tho .towering skyscrapers, y X X- ' ' "
-Only .a-e is interested third "party;;3s
able ..to." realize that ." there.-are '-'iwp'
sides'to a uuestion.. ���'���.'���7.'"''���-;:" '  .:���-,
��� "A-v.b.ale lias tlir
'IZXiKiteft. p-_ r- hour.
ib.flit_>-" of-/v< ii.ttnirig
~-.' Mii-)3rd'3"Lir!it)-.erit.for Hcadaeh*
Tells WomeaHowShe Was Restored
to Perfect Health by 7 Lydia E.;
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
^yinn_peg, .Man.���1' I. cannot speak
too highly of what Lydia E. Pinkham's'
Vegetable Compound has- done, for^:
me. I.was a nervou3
wreck and I just had,
to force myseif to do..
my.wbrk.v Even'the .7
soundof my own children  playing made .
me feel as if I must ,
scream if tbey. did
hot get away from
mc: 1 could not even  '
-speak, right'1 to'-wy
.husband. Thcdpctor;-
said he could.do nothing for me. My.huff-
band's mother adyised rne to" take, tho
.Vegetable Compound and I started it at
once.   I jvas able "to do my "work once
more and it. was a pleasure, not a burden.   Now I have a fine bouncing baby
and am able to" nurse her and enjoy doing my work.   I cannot help recommending such a medicine, and any Gne'
seeing me before f took it,- and seeing
me now,- can see what it does for me. I
am only "too pleased for you to use rhy
testimonial."���"Mrs. Emily Davis, 721
'"SicGee. Street. Winnipeg, Man. .    - ,.--.:
Lvdia E;   Pinkham's Private Text-
Book   upon . "Ailments   Peculiar   to
Women *' will be pent you free upon
request," Write to the Lydia E. Pinkham -
Jledicine Co.-,. Gobourg. Oht.   TMs ^x��k,-..
.contains valuable information.        . . Cf- '
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THE     LEDGE.     GREENWOOD.     B.     C.
T7?ggic<BaJkinig Towdef
is scientifically made
and has never Failed
to givefbemaxirum
Ie&venin^ efficiency'
13eca.U5e of this'
3and the uniformly
3 satisfactory results
obtained by ife use
we- recoromend it
O-sCanadas perfect |
|baking powder
\     OF
Accidents On Farms
Should Apply Safety First Principles
On Farm Same As Elsewhere
Another thing i'or which this summer has been remarkable is the number of accidents, some of them with
fatal termination, whicli have occurred to farmers while engaged in their
daily avocations. Perhaps the most
common" of these misfortunes took
place during the haying season, when
farmers perched on the top of their
loads fell to the ground and- received
serious bodily injury. .It is just as
important that life should be protected on the farm as in the factory, and
there seems to be a slackness in.this
respect, so far as the farm is-concerned: Prevention is better than cure,
and there appears to be room for some
"safety first" work in this direction.���
The London Advertiser. \
Britain Orders Latest Tanks
"Self-Contained Fighting Unit Also
Draws Artillery Into Action
British gun manufacturers havs
produced a new war weapon, says The
Daily NewsT It takes the form of a
tractor tank and is capable of drawing
artillery into action in addition to bu-
ing a self-contained fighting unit.      ���
The tank is mounted with guns, hijs
a turret and a special compartment iu
.which it carries field artillery. Its
range is twice that of the earlier tanks
used in tho war. --1
The British Government has planned an initial order for 23 of the new
machines to cost $40,000 each.
If your baby is
not gaining,
he needs this
digestible milk
Write to The Borden Co.
Limited, Montreal, (or
two Baby Welfare Books.
At'the end of-Jung expediture in
connection-with the British Empire
. Exhibition amounted to-over ?G,000,-
What is claimed to be a .world's record for loading cattle aboard a steamer'was established ,when 2S2 head of
' cattle were loaded aboard the; Canadian ViGtor in 25.-minutes.
Dancing at i sea to wireless music,
broadcast from London is being enjoyed daily by passengers cruising
from Brighton to isle^of Wight in the
pleasure steamer Queen of the South.
The transference of the British admiralty staff from;Dover to otfier dockyards, which., is... proceeding apace,
marks the end of Dover as a. naval
Lotfers may now bc posted for dispatch by through air mail from London lo Bremen, Hamburg and Bcrlfn,
at an air fee of 3d. per ounce. Parcels cannot al present be sent....
Participation of tho United State's
in the permanent Court of International Justice at The Hague was endorsed
.< by lho. Americans-Bar Association at
.   the'closing of ils annual convention at
- Minneapolis.. . . .'.���-.
" An Australian defense expert Is pro-
- ceedihg to'England to carry out an in-
~   vestlgalion-in connection .with the. proposal-to  erect.-factories in Australia
.. for ..the- production of .guns, aminuni-
; - tion -.and high explosives.-. ." ;-   ...   -'-.
.'',   China - has. a population, .of '136,004,-.
.   953, according to the, annual report of
'the Chinese.post..office." .The'fig'ure'ls
onlya vague estimate; compiled-from
.: reports of provincial 6ft> .,?s,- as' ho sys;
teniatic  method  of.-census  talking -is
- .followed. . ; "��� '"   ���': --    ,.','"���-���'   7
';���-   For the.first;time'in the; history-of
Alberta harvesting, .a. number-of farm
hands were' sent into' the' Peace. Biver
- Governnjent Employment' Bureau". The
- -.big-crops "in the "north'this year, neces
sitated outside lielp in the.way of-ii'ar-
Vvesting. '- -.'-,..'���    -7' 7 7 - [,-���.. ��� ������;.- -'" -.
. ; A ; Iteuter dispatch, from Moscow
says a Russian.. volunteer ; fleet", has'
been jCormed by-the 'White Stiyvlted
7:Star,- Hamburg-American -aiid ���; North
'German,;Lloyd Companies; for .the development and regulation .of overseas
"'-. emigration,, thc.~.shiih>ing"companies
- concerned acting-.as.-joint association'.
Nothing can equal.Baby's Own Tablets as ii,, medicine for little ones.
They are a laxative, mild but thorough
in action, and never fail to relievo
constipation, colic, colds' and., simple!
fevers. 7Qnce a mother has""used
them she will use nothing else. Concerning them Mrs. Saluste -Pelletier,
St. Damasales Aulaines, Que., writes:
���"I always keep''a box of Baby's Own
Tablets in the house. They are the
best medicine I know of for little ones
and I would not be without them:"
'The Tablets are sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25c a box from The
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,
Ont.   "
Chronic Sleepiness
If Not:. Relieved by Simple' Measures
Physician Should be Consulted
Less serious in its results on
health and less distressing that insomnia, its opposite, morbid somuo-
lenco is nevertheless a trying con
dition, for it is likely to interfere
sadly with the performance of tho
dally duties. In its minor degrees
tho sleepy slate conies on only in the
evening.     Many 'persons   who   have
household or office worlc to engage
their attention during the day are
able to attend to it perfectly well,
but immediately after the evening
meal when they sit down to read or to
study-lhey begin to nod and soonsfall
asleep. That is the common form ot
the trouble, but there are other degrees up to a stupor almost like that
which occurs in epidemic meningitis,
popularly called "sleeping sickness.'.'
The causes of evening somnolence
are numerous. The most c.pmmon.is
probably want.of sufficient interest in
what you are doing. For example,
a person who is always sleepy in the
evening would be very likely���at
least so we hope���to keep awake long
enough to read this article through,
though he might fall asleep over.a'n
article -about;-. the Federal Reserve
Board.      Another  frequent   cause  is
Electrical Apparatus
Imported From States
Country Supplies Bulk; of Material..
Used by Canada
Canada buys electrical apparatus .almost entirely in ihe United States, according to a return giving the imports
of articles of this nature in July, published by the Dominion Bureau of
Statistics. ��
The total imports of electrical apparatus in lhat month were valued
at $1,212,115, aud .of this a value of
?1,079,S9C came from -tho United
States.. The United. Kingdom sent
?92,000 worth-, while Japan, with a
value of about $0,000, came third. -.-
"Nearly all children are'subject'to
worms, and many are;born with them.
Spare .them suffering .'by, using Mother
Graves' Worm Exterminator; an'.'excel-
lent remedy. ���"-    777V.    .   ���'
'.".--���'Simple and Unpretentious. "'.   .
7A certain-painter-is-confined in an
asylum."'. 'To persons,-who .visit him
he; says:- 7- " ;." - ; -':.������'���['"������.        "'-���-
. -"Look at' litis; it.is.-my:latest.masterpiece.". _���    -"---.   - .-V-.'-V. X-'X
��� They look and-see. nothing, but an
expanse'of. bare canvas.-,. -They'ask:   "_'
'"What does that.represent?";        y
|   :'That?.: .Why", lluWi;epresehts. the
'.passage-;6'f-;tlie Israelifesr.througlr"the
ItedrSea."'   -.  ; V--'-".-���-.-       '"-_'. WW -
"'.'Bc-gpardon.-but where is" the sea?".
:   "It has been driven back':'-'-    '..-  '   '���
X������"And'-where-are the Israelites?." '-.
" "Tlieyliave crossed over."'  "'-,
��� V"And the Egyptians?"'.'., ."-,'-"-������    ,-
7 "-Will bcVie're directly.  -.' That's'the
sort' pf- 'painting I.like���simple.-and
unpretentious."���Art'.-Record.""-. :x' x.
too heatry a meal at night; when thatr-p.
is the case the heaviest meal should
be eaten at midday," and at night a
cup of tea with a little bread and jam
or crackers and cheese should suffice.
Or chronic/autointoxication may be at
the root of the trouble. The general
health may be at fault; the patient
may be so anaemic, for example, that
the brain does not receive enough
blood. Of the condition may be ITib
direct result of overwork; the available" energy may be exhausted by the
end of the day. Furthermore, many
people ' do, not give themselves long
enough time in bed. The amount ot
sleep needed varies, but as a rule
seven or eight hours aro necessary,
and nature will exact them. '
Sometimes the t.endency���lo drop
asleep \uiay be conquered by jumping
up at "the Jirst nod and walking about
UnVroom. Or sleep may be warded
off for an hour or two by-drinking a
cup of. lea or. coffee, without milk or
cream. If those simple measures
bring.no relief,: the family physician
should be consulted,..for there may,be
spine general morbid.state that'needs
correction,���From, the" -Youth's 'Companion; '       "��� '"'_ \J\- -.'"���"" ' ���     ���'..'  .'   -..-^
Bre&krag Down War Ammunition
Half-Million  Tons  Made  Harmless  In
Last Three Years
Surprising discoveries were made in
breaking down half a million tons of
British, French, Belgian and German
ammunition during the last three
The work .was undertaken by F. N.
Pickett and Sons, of London, who
carried out operations at some fifteen
collecting depots in France. . Workmen included Algerians, South African
Negroes, Chinese, French, Belgians,
Poles, Russians, Finns and British.
Despite the dangers of the undertaking, there were surprisingly, few
- "Of all the ammunition we bandied,
the safest was the British and the
weakest the German," said Mr. Pickett, to a reporter.
"British designs for fuses seem
to have been based on the assumption
that the ammunition would have to be
stored.     They proved sound.
"Tho Germans; on the other hand,
seem to have thrown together any
material they , could get without
thought as" to consequences when
i'U3oa aro exposed to the air or
weather. '.
"One of their fuses, known as the
'powder pellet,' exploded shells as
soon as they were touched by the
"In my opinion, the Germans were
lacking.in foresight. The wonderful
stories wo heard about their superior
knowledge on ammunition were ill-
founded. ~' 7 , -
��� "Tho result was that breaking down
tho German ammunition was the most
difficult problem to deal with. We
had to burn the contents of the German fuses like a torch; the British
we were able to wash out and preserve. 7
*��� "Some of the bigger German shells
were only half filled with explosive]*
sawdust, shop sweepings, plaster and
sand, in some cases had been used,
instead.^ In many instances the Germans must .have- been deceived by
their contractors.'- "     .7     '
"Among other things, we1 discovered
a method of storing ammunition and
minimizing the; effect of an explosion
by traverses and earthbags fixed at intervals' between shells. As a result
of experience, we found that it will be
possible to store any quantity of
shells in one dump without fear of a
terrific explosion."
Caused Loss of Sleep.
" I was troubled awfully with pimples on my face. Little white spots
formed at first which later broke out
in large, red pimples that festered
and scaled over. They itched and
burned causing loss of sleep, and
my.face was disfigured.
"Other remedies were used without success. A friend recommended
Cuticura Soap and Ointment so I
purchased some, and after using
them about a week I got relief. I
continued using them and in a
month was completely healed."
(Signed) Miss Lilian Warner, Williamsburg, Ontario.
Daily use of Cuticura Soap, Ointment and Talcum helps' to prevent
skin troubles.
���aaplt E��h Tn* by Mill. Address: "tjatat, Un*
Itad, 311 Bt. r����l it., W��� Mntml." Sold ererj-
wbjre. Soap 25c. Ointment 26 udGOc. Talcum 2*c
' 'Cuticura Soap shares without mug.
Showing Interest  In Others
': Tea   was., introduced-'into
front jChina' about S00 A.D.    .
Including Yourself .As"One"oi _ Human
'V.Race'Makes Outlook".Different"'.
- When.you begin' to take an-Interest
in-other-nien; you notice,.'of course,"
that, their" lives are" not^like.yours, .not
so., important,"."nor.' interesting^ '.nor-,
promising."but in""their.'drabness"tliey
are. all."curiously alike; ihey. -all,.'with
slight-variation,-are born, are brought
up, fall in' love.���according"' to ' .their,
lights, marry,-, earn" their-'living, grow
old "and die.-'"When-'this uniformity
begins to'Interest you; you are making
your first'intclHgent"acquaintance.with
life;, and when you have'looked- at
mankind and included yourseU- in .the
picture, when you .have, admitted; however reluctantly,, -tliat the' single addition does not cliahge, the total .effect,
that'life is still simple and uniform
and that "you are' less .peculiar-"than
you thought-r~.tb.eh you have seen yoiir-.
self at last as one of the ^Luman
race���From the "Literary" Discipliho:
By John: Erskine:: .
UNLESSyou see; the name' "Bayer". ,oii tablets,vyoti
vv... are not getting-Aspirin at all V  V     V:.-W,
: '�����'  *&MX'
Accept only an "unbroken package" lof "Bayer-Tablets of .
Aspirin," 'whicli.contains directions and dose, worked out by
pliysictans during ;22 years and proved safe by millions, for
:>V���)_Colds W v WHeadache y.y: )\ Rheumatismy)) ':'
���X), X) .Toothache"->'!-.'-Neuralgiivj/'X"-"'--" -Neuritis 7* ���-"������:))
):) , yy ���_.Earache :'x] V;~ LiimbagoV'v c;:i;.pain,.; Pain AXxX)
TV.VVITandy "Bsyer"' boxes of 12-t^Mc-t.-=���Also IwttW.of 2? and 100���Dru-rslits.;.-'
';.������.. -,*-_?p!T_n Is l^f. trr��le 3rrsr]lv if roister.-1! In, Car.acl&l of. X'nv-i-T 3;f^nu^nct-.irc "o?-3fOT_n- 7"
";-\."--',acettC3tlJ*��t�� r of S-alicvtirai!.!.." \V!i:I.--i��- ii -.-f!_ Uno'-vfi tl,-it .^fjiint. nn'aiis l-nyir ':���
-" .,.-.������-maaafa'-t.iro. toassi.it the -pi-Mic. srair.-s? irr.itat.iiiis. !__������> Talilots nf l-aj'tr Company;..
yi-'''     -srtU Ik�� Biaape^i ���Rith tbeir" sc'avra! traiii marj_,.,t;_c "i;a;-..r,Crc3s."   -���,'."���; :".-���'.
Loan Scheme For. Cattle Feeding
-, A- loan' scheme, for cattle feeding
among. the - farmers -;th'at will .enablo
the farmers',to feed and hold." cattle to
meet' market, requirements^ has been
announced-by the., Manitoba Cattle.
Loan'Company. " :It'is'hoped the-;re-'
suit will show a.:considepb!e,increase
in iive'stock in the province',- with bet-
.ter return.,for the farmer.'
Cause of Earthquakes
Contraction    of   Gas    Under    Earth's
Crust Results in Explosion -
What causes- eruptions. Untold
ages back, our Earth consisted of a
mass of whirling fiery gas. As this
gradually cooled, a crust formed on
ihe outside, and this crust is what-we
are living on. -       ,
During the cooling (which Is still
going on) cracks "and weak spots-were
formed in the uneven crust,, and it is
along these lines of weakness that we
get .volcanoes (the name, by the-way,
is-taken i'rom Vulcan, tlie old "god of
fire).-     -  ���  "'-'W     ' X- .-,""'":"
;: Inside- the crust ofthe earth is a
mass of-gas-at a temperature higher
than anything we can ever conceive.
Whether this heat Is at' the core,", or
rc-und th'ecore,7or even distributed in'
"pockets," we don't know, but we are
certain' that there ia .a simply enormous _ hea.t'somewhere under -our
earth's crust. -7 -.    ' ;  .'., - V". V V7
Any .water-.that percolates through
this enormous ""heat turns immediately.
.iiUo"^teani,"-an'd has to find "an exit
somewhere^���generaliy through' ...the
crater of a. volcano. .^ Theg;-again,j as
the cruSt further, cool's'and contracts,
.it"7compfesses":the gas^inslde��� iintii "it
has'to explode somewhere.      '-...."-' '-'._
.Cffe&naery 7 Butter Production
Production Last Year Excellent that of
Any Previous Year        ~\;".;
The total.quantity of creamery but-,
ter. ina'db. In-'Canada In 1922:,was- 147t-
732,774 pounds valued at.-?51,530,;TS0,'
an increase in Guantlty. over 7 the previous 'year of 19,008,164 pounds, or i 4
per. cent.', and "in value, of 7 $3,395,5-13,
or 7 percent; -The.: production of
crea.rnery" butter .last - year", excelled
that of sny previous year.'. V      ..-
Tho total quantity '.of cheese inade
in Canada last- year ' was 136,579,473
pounds' valued at $22,067,106, compared with 162,117,494 pounds valued at
^28.71.0,030 in the previous year.
Reasons  For  Queer Habits
Japanese Have Logical Explanation
For Doing Things Backwards
"When I first went to Japan," a
long-time American resident of that
country is reported in the "Type
Metal Magazine" as saying, "they
seemed to do everything the wrong
way. They sawed wood by drawing
the saw toward them. They backed
their horses into the stalls. When
our clocks are striking one, theirs
would strike 11. Their blacksmiths
worked sitting down and when they
wanted to rest they stood up. But
gradually I learned that there was a
logical reason for each of these seemingly queer habits.
"Pulling the saw prevented buckling^ "When are you in a hurry���
when you put your horse in the stall
or when .you take him out?' was the
answer of the man. who' was ,ques-
tione'd about the horse. As to t be
clock, it seems that the Japanese
prefer to know how many hours are
left in the da.J rather than how many
have passed. And the blacksmith
who .sits down, works with his feet
as well as his bands���literally, he has
four/ hands, and he rests aii these
when he gets up."     .,
Demand For Paper   **.
On Ocean Liners
Management Has Found It Necessary
To Instal Faster Presses
Because, according to the management, "the demand has been larger
than could have been predicted," new
and faster printing presses will shortly be installed on the Cunard liners to
print the Daily Mail Atlantic Edition.
This paper 'Is set in type, edited and
published each' day that the liners are
at sea. The ships publishing the
Daily Mail Atlantic Edition are the
Berengaria, Aquitanla, Mauretania,
Carmania, Franconia, Tyrrhenla, La-
conia, Caronia, Samaria and Scythia.
Installation of linotype machines
on the first three ships listed above
is tbe latest forward step in this new
branch of journalism. Twice a day
by arrangement with the Radio Communication Company, important news
events are wirelessed to the ships on
the Atlantic. The subscription
price is one shilling and threepence
for the voyage. Single copies are sold
at threepence.
Manslaughter  In  2nd  Degree
Using a razor���bad stuff���but many
people do it for their corns. Tbe only
remedy that is painless and sure is
Putnam's Corn Extractor, which does
remove warts and corns, cleans them
right off.. Refuse a substitute for
"Putnam's," 25c everywhere.
Canada Foremost Wheat Grower
A cablegram received at Ottawa
from the International Institute of
Agriculture at Rome summarizing the
world's wheat conditions places Canada in the foremost position as a
source of supply for the world'3 wheat
markets. The prospective shipments
from principal wheat exporting countries are7placed as follows: Canada,
290 million bushels; United States,
180 millions; Argentina, 120 millions;
Australia, 40 millions; India, SO millions; Russia, 20 millions; Balkans, 10
A Power of Its Own.���Dr. Thomas'
Eclectric Oil has a subtle power of its
own. All who have used it know this
and keep it-by them as the most valuable linunent available.     Its uses are
Cow-Testing Progress
Five Provinces Show Considerable*
Increase In Number of Herds
Tested '
There were 502 cow-testing centres,
2,685 dairy herds under test, and 26,-
203 tests' conducted this year, mainly
under- the supervision of Dominion-
dairy officials, up to the end of June
last. Five of the provinces show a
considerable increase in tbe number
of herds tested. Saskatchewan sbow3
the largest percentage of increase,
with New Brunswick next in line and
Alberta a close third. ~. The increase
ln Saskatchewan is largely due to the
efficient work of provincial officials.
In British Columbia, with five organized co-operative associations, approximately two thousand cows are tested
each month.
n Internally and Externally it is Good.
���The crowning property of Dr.
Thomas' Eclectric Oil is that it can b��
used internally for many complaints
as well as externally. For sore
throat, croup, whooping cough, pains
in tbe chest, colic and many kindred
ailments it has qualities that are unsurpassed. A bottle of-it costs little
and there is no loss in always having
it at hand.
The Vandal's Trail
Evidence; of Malicious Destruction
Seen by Visitors to War Zone
Visitors to the war zone in recent
months have ben able to see evidence
of the French efforts ln tbe changing
appearance of the terrain. ��� But all
can still see the evidence of malicious
destruction, intended or perpetrated
by.the German leaders, which makes
for man and beast.
Doubled Up
If you are suddenly attacked with
diarrhoea, dysentery, colic, cramps or
pains in the stomach or any looseness
of the' bowels do not waste valuable
time but at once procure a bottle of
Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry and see how quickly it will relieve you.
Mrs. Ernest Morris, 3 Webb St.,
London, -Ont., writes:���"I take great
pleasure .in recommending Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry for
what it has done for me.
Some time ago I took an awful vio��
lent headache, then started to vomit
and felt so sick I could hardly stand it
all day; towards evening intense pains
came in my bowels and I was just
doubled up the pains were so bad; the
perspiration stood out like beads on
my forehead; theu the diarrhoea started and I really thought I was going to
/ My-husband went to the drug store
:and got a bottle-of Dr.^Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry'; be gave me
four doses, at Intervals, and by noon
next day-the diarrhoea had stopped
and the pain was'all gone too.    ,
Now I  will never be without 'Dr.
Fowler's'in_ the. house." _       	
" "Price 50c a bottle; put up only by
The T.-' Milburn Co;,1 Limited, Toronto,
Oht:.'-~ - -'   - ��� X 7 -���  - 7. -'-.-.".- - -
innumerable and for many years it has jthe case agaillst the German nation
been prized as the leading liniment i,     ...       T   ....     ... , ���.   .
1 so black.     In the pillars of St. Quen-
tin Cathedral, for instance, the ninety
holes are still discernible which the
Germans drilled to contain high explosive and so to destroy that noble
building. Fortunately the Allies advanced too fast for them to carry out
this^devilish plan.���London Daily Mall.
Beauties of Canada
-.; Huge Bell In U.S. Church- .7
-A'phurch in- Cincinnati, Q:, claims to
have the.largest bell" in .the" United"
States and, "next, to the' one at" Moscow,-
the lar"gest-,;ih"-tli'e -world. ��� ";This bell
is 10. feet'-in diameter and 12 feet lilgh
arid weighs" 30,000 pounds'. ' -When it
was hung a "number-of- years ago. Its
deep tones shattered windows in'near-
by buildings and threatened to' shake
the - supporting tower to pieces. Since
then it. is. sounded.'only by. tapping It
with a'hammer, 7'"   ".-..": y.x-'X y
Electrical Laundry Machines-
London is. marvelling just now..at
aerie United States electrical laundry
machines'exhibited in.the.Agricultur-
al Hall.x- Three hundred pounds of
itarincl articles cari^ be ironed in; an
hour:ori. an enormous 'roll .machine
that costs ?10,000. ' - It ,i3.7-the; most
powerful machine of its kind in the
world.- Thousands ,of shirts can, be
ironed, by an electrical 7 process that
j-nxiuires :no labor. ���   'Another- sriacbln'e
.  Not. Much Good ���'-'
'   Teddy.4���''You   haven't   any   whiskers or very .much hair."
-Sister's., Hero.���"Well,. what of. it?"
V"Oh;   1   was- only   wondering   how j di{cs i00 garments in about &ve min-
pa, was .coins io. inan.ige it." {u(j�� frtnH -thg. time, the-electric cur-
'.Manage what?"
"He said lie was going lo moi> the!
floor with you.'/
prent is switched o'n.;
Obliging Young -Man   -
"She's fortjr if she's    a    day,
Alberta   Third   in   Butter   Production ] he.a jU3t. turned twenty-five, "  What
Alberta is  third   among  the  prov-1 t;o you' suppose he's. '-��� marrying"   her
inces of Canada in the quantity and nor?"
vahieof butter produced last year, beVi "��� "I don't know, .it .looks to me as
ing beaten out by Ontario and Quebec. I though: he might " be doing it -to
Alberta produced 15,417,070..
valued at $5,"J26;S-i4.;- '.- ', ���'    -
pounds,. oblige   her -parents."���Detroit   Free
-  I Pr����__. .    - '' ��� ���
... He'who rdgns within" himself' andj. "Golf," declares a-physician, '"is an
rules -passions,' desires and.... fears, . is [ aM- to. business." ��� Of course It is; the
more than a,3iing.yXXXX. Xy 9^ 'y y-.- office 7.always   nin3  'niore 7smoolhIy
"XXXyXXXi '��� ��� yXXXXyiX?xr'7';.'""V;77.. tsfeh-thfe ScsssitaKeS-an:���aftsradoa off.
?^^^^9^^^^'^^*^^ I ���mivsg inventor ��os i[[X, ^Xy:^:
jrg-^w^--around7^be7.yond'77 .'     .: Xyy; XX
Minard's Liniment, Believes Ccfds ,7
New    Posters    Depicting    Scenes
���:'<" Great Beauty Issued by C. N.
Railways ���-       ��� ���>.
Combining the best work of artists
and printers and, setting forth the
beauties of Canada in a manner which
appeals; instantly to the eye, a new
j series o'f posters is being.issued by
j tbe Canadian National Railways and
are now being placed bn display in
the ofiices of the system and elsewhere in the Dominion and in oLher
countries. The grandeur of the Rockies, typified by Mount Robson, the
highest peak in the Canadian Rockies,
is depicted in an artistic design on
one of the posters, while another
shows a magnificent view of Mount
Edith Cavell and Lac Beauvert, all of
which are "on the- lines of the National
. The glint of sun ujon placid waters,
with motor boats-and other craft in
the foreground and Minaki Inn in the
background, carries to intending tourists a message of-J.be beauties of that
section of Ontario which lies just 114
miles east of Winnipeg.
The Great Lakes and Port Arthur
are depicted in a poster showing the
lake and rail route offered to tourists
_travelling_between _Eastern_and Western Canada, a "deck scene on the S.S.
Noronic .being ��� the medium- through'
which the'poster "tells its story of-a
pleasant, journfey. which, may. be "erijbj>
ed as one sails "down their iniand seas7
In-his.poster deslgnof the Lower. St":
Lawrence, the artist- has .triumphed
and the printer has added';the .touch
of his own;art to the result; ,"- An aged
inhabitant'with his.-ox-cart' full of
fragrant new bay has-Ascended a steep
-hill at-the foot, of which- nestles -.a
quaint .old' village which in.- Canada
could,' be -. found '"'only "in. Lower. Quebec;
'.-Army.-Officers Taking'Up,Land.
this"" slimmer, taken ,:up7_and In,the
Okanagan and are doing:"-vbry"-weil'.' Jn
addition several Canadian veterans
have come -into the district, under the
aegis of- the Soldier Settlement Board.
They are: of afine-type and will eventually ' secure galley-.land, themselves.
'Tobe absolutely, safe-In the'summer-one has, to stay, off- the .street,
out of ."the water; out of autos, trains
and,-int'erurbans. "...How- glorious ,pur
civilization Is .--Ann- Arbor'- Times-
News. .'-.���.. ��� .  .      __. "
As. far back- as the - 14th ��� century
there^re* records of a ferry across the.
KiverThames at.Woolwich.".
7 y X '- Protecting Elk. Herd3 ��� , * -'
,.' Tlie' .elk herds- on ."Vancouver- Island!
north, of Cowichan Lake, are to haven
reservation of'forty square miles, and
tlie British/ Columbia' Game Board is
now engaged in. making-necessary, improvements so 7 that real protection
may be; afforded.-this rare species, "of
big game. There are said'to-be about
"300 'hea'd.7 -of *;,elk;in the- Immediato
vicinity of North Cowichan Lake.
A Butterfly Farm
Would Raise Insects in California for
Color and Decorations
An application for permission to establish a butterfly farm on public domain in the Angels Forest reserve lias
been made to Supervisor R. H. Charlton, Los Angeles, Cal., by John Hewlett, of Redlands, California.
Hewlett stated that if permission
were granted to him to use forty
acres for that purpose, he would
plant the entire tract in flowers ho
believes butterflies like particularly,
and would raise the insects for color
and decorations.
Predicts Doctors Will Teach Health
Instead of Disease Being Cured it Will
Be. Prevented
Dr. J. C. Lawson, of Los Angeles,
made tho prediction that the world
is not far away-from the time when
the 'doctors > will be teachers or
health -instead-of- doctors of-disease.-
He contends tliat disease was not an
entity, but an abnormal condition.
Fear and pessimism in ���" civic and
physical life were destructive and
had to be overcome by their ob-
posites���optimism and knowledge.
When people knew - what health waa
and how it could be maintained, there
would be no need for fear. He in
stanced the various conceptions of disease and how they all had one common cure.    - . -'
A Foul
' Teacher" (In dramatics).���"Imagine
midnight, silent as, the grave. ' Two
burglars force open a'library window
and commences to crack the safe. The
clock strikes, one���"
"Voice in rear.���"Which one?" \
A Substantial Profit .'
���-- On a;turnover of ;$"4,107,'23S' the :co-
operative'-associatlons- of. Saskatchewan -, earned���'a-'.net profit,-of. |110,957
during the - ids cal :year-ending ..April;
30th,; 1923'/'.accordin"g to the annual report; of the co-operation -and" markets
branch--of,"the. Provincial DepartijiMt
of Agriculture..   '-" ���      -"7 7. V.
Advance in Fur Price*
Furs to.the value of "1250,000, 90;per.
cent, bf'which; went io .New. York,
London and Paris' buyers, were' sold
at the- opening of .tlie fur auction sal's
at Winnipeg-. -Beaver, silver fox and
bear _were In keen;demand.' beaver advancing -20 per cent., silver.fox-i!0 per
-cent, and bear ,10 per cent. -
On -the west-and southwest coast's
of. Korea the tide rises and falls frora
26 to 38 feet.       '   -   *-"
There are'- some;. %WS0X ^ajiaB'ele
Vessels-' etigfg���a-i_a7=thel7gsbiSg' -iSda*
try...       y    ���'.;.-''     . .;.;'���" ;,..'���
M sharers Liniment f��r Sprains
Da. eet nam
another day wiS
Itch lag, Bleed,
lag. ��r ftosroi
Ins VlleiL   M��
I   m wmWm^m ��urstoat opm-
SElon recnlrei
Dr. Chase'!* OinltaeEj frill reliefs yon et once
6Dd afford lasting feen����t 60a % Vox: in
dealer*, or ___(tr___w3o__i, Bates a Co., Limited.
Toronto. Simpla Box free ii you mention ojili
p*per ____td enclose So. itoaiy to pay poitace.
The safe' way So send money by mail b \>f
Dominion  Express - Money  Ordes,
\V.    N.    U.    I4*% THE    LEDGE,     GREENWOOD,    BRITISH     COLUMBIA
is $2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
$2.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the United States $2.50, always in advance. ''
Interior Solid for Hope-
Princeton Route
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil  Notices     7.00
Eatray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears ir notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
All other legal'advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
aach subsequent insertion, nonpariel
Transcient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals I2#c ia line eacb in-
Grand Forks has an irrigation ditch
Midway a nice big flat,
Greenwood sure has struck it rich
And there is no bluff about that.
A few people come to  this district nearly every week to fish; and
they are such good natured people
too!    Fishing and playing  peek-a-
boo with nice grand children is an
ideal way to spend  an  old man's
summers, and in  winter there is
the solace of church work.    Every
period of life has its   own   attrac
tions.    The   normal   young man
wants to play ball.    It is the bicycle for youth, the   verandah chair
for age.    For the young men shall
see visions, and the old men dream
dreamB.     The    visions    and   the
dreams, which are the more satis *
factory?     The visionary and the
dreamer seem to be at the ends of
life, and the middle,   what of  it?
The solid work comes in there, the
weariness of labor, the oppression
of anxiety, the joy of children, the
sorrow of parting,  and  then the
dreams, the glimpses of the pearly
gates, the peaceful gliding, gliding
"'��� to. the quiet .end.-;. After,..knowing
.   the mingled " happiness, and grief,.
��� the joy. andVthe sorrow,  and re--
. garding them as necessary parts pf
.  each other, how can the old -man
. dream, of an eternity of ..happiness?
7without a. break? But to him there
seems t6 be no mystery to interupt
.-���his dreamt- - Xy'-- ~-y :VW. WV. -"
It is a far.cry. down the centuries
bnt before we analyse present conditions it might be profitable.to recall  ;Boni8 - wbida   uttered twenty
centuriea.ago., "AtJ/that-time there
lived in Rome;a man named Cicero.
THeeaid on   one .-occasion,, ''It.is
.difficult} to- tell .how much  rnonV
��� mindaare. conciliated by a kind
manner and gentle speech."    He,
must have known that, conciliation
precedes and .induces   confidence.
If the art existed in Eome; in those
early days; maybe it can be revived
in this country during  the present
eentuiy and. applied  In  such dir-
7ections.as will do the.nio8t7good. 7
E. Waterman and A.   S.   Black,
of   Princeton,   were   in   town  on
Wednesday of last week and met a
number of the  leading  citizens in
matter of the Hope-Princeton connecting link of the  transprovincial
highway.      They   visited /.all  the
towns in the inerior and addressed
meetings in most of the towns and
they found that   the interior  was
solidly in favor of the Hope-Prince
ton   route.    The  reason   of  their
trip   was  because  Kamloops had
broken faith.with  the interior and
was   now  pulling  for the  Fraser
Canyon route and disfavoring the
Hope-Princeton route.
There was only 84 miles on the
Hope-Princeton route to be completed which could be done in a
year, at a cost of about $600,000
while tho Fraser canyon would cost
oyer $2,000,000. TheJHope-Prince-
ton route would open up tbe vast
resources of the southern portion
of tho province, while the route
north would not in any way .boost
the southern interior. The road
route from Kamloeps to the
coast by the Hope-Princeton route
would be only eight miles further
than by tbe Fraser Canyon way,
but should the Fraser Canyon
route be built, all the cities and
towns of the southern interior
would be taken 160 miles out of
their way in going to the coast.
Figures compiled by the government had stated that the route,
which at the highest point had an
elevation of 4450 feet, would be
accessible to traffic from June to
On Monday night the City Cou n-
cil passed a resolution favoring the
Hope-Princeton route and the
Board of Trade will meet shortly
to consider a similar resolution.
Notice '
Whereas my wife Annie Walker has
left my bed and board without just cause
or provocation, all persons are warned
that I shall not be responsible for any
debts of her contracting.
Kettle Valley, B.C., August 27th, 1923
Send Your
GEO. ARMSON, Grand Forks,
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material  guaranteed.    We
pay postage one way.    Terms Cash.
Airplanes attached tok the ' Ontario Forestry Department are now
equipped with radio sending apparatus so that they can keep in. constant touch with the chief and other
There was an increase of sixty-
three per cent in the number of immigrants to Canada during the last
three months as compared with the
corresponding period of last year.
Canadian Pacific agents in Britain recruited nearly five thousand
men for work in the harvest fields
of Western Ca"ru.a and, through
Ir.:1.: cf stcar.i^hip r.occmmodation
closed their doors on as many more
wlio, attracted by the special harvest rate, sought to enter Canada.
Agent for Dodge, Chevrolet, Studebaker
and Overland cars. Garage iu connection.
D. MCPHERSON -        Proprietor
E. W. WIDDOWSOiN, Assayer and
Chemist,.. Box B1108, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
$1.25 each. Gold-Silver $1.75. Gold-
Silver with Copper or Lead $3.00. Silver-Lead $2.oo. Silver-Lead-Ziuc $3.00.
Charges for otber metals, etc., wi ap-
Sealed tenders will be received by the Minster of tiauds at Victoria, not later than noon
oii the 27tii day of September, 1923, for the purchase of Licence X518-1, to cut 250,000 feet 01
Yellow Pine, and s,000 Fir and Tamarac Ties,
011 an area situate on the East bank of Kettle
Kivcr, 10 miles'north' of 'WestbrUlg'e, Similka-
meeis   J_,a!id District.        .' ; ,    , -
���-    One (l)-year will,be allowed for removal
o? timber.;.,.', ��� - "-���-.       ..-- .-..-���'-,    -
-    further particulars of the Chief Forester.'
Victoria, B.C.,. or-.. District -Forester, Nelson, j 10, South "View, Watllng St
B.C.'   '. .'   .     .-- .'���'-...    :--;;-. '-:'���-._���    I--.-.7   .- ',     .England.;
The new Continental remedy called .
"LARMALENE" (Rcg.d )
is a simple harmless home-treatment
which absolutely cures deafness,
noises in i!ic head, etc- NO EXPENSIVE APPLIANCES NEEDED for this
new Ointment, instantly operates
upon the affected parts with complete
and permanent success- SCORES OF
Mrs. K. Wilkinson, of Slad Road, Stroud,
writes:���"Please could I trouble you to send me
another box of thc Ointment. It is uot for myself, but for a friend of mine who isas bad as I
was, and cannot txa any resi for the noises in
the head. 1 feci a new woman, and can go to
bed uow and (jet a goud night's .rest, which I
have not been al.'e to do for many
mouths. It is a wonderful remedy and aiii
most dcli_fhted to recommend it.-'
Mrs. E. Crowe, of Wliito.iorse Ro.id, Croydon writes:-"! am incised to tell yt.u that the
small tin of ointment you sent to me at Ventuor,
has proved a complete success,.my bearing- is
now quite normal, aud the horrible head noises
have ceased. The action of this new rciuedy
must be very remarkable, for I have been
troubled with" these complaints for nearly ten
years, and have had some of the very best'medical advice tog-ether with other expensive ear
instruments all to no purpose. I need hardly say
how very grateful I am, for my life has un 'erg-one an entire change,
Trj one box today, which can be forwarded
to anv address on receipt of money order for
AT ANY MICE. . .-..
-'Addressorders to:��� ..-..-.    V-"'
Dartford, Kent,
Tlie branch lines program of thc
C.v..-'l::i:! Pnrifi*: Railway carried
sut t'.iis year-will bring into operation en the prairies a larger mileage
than any one yrar since 1914. Of
lhe 431 miles of line under construction. 281 niiles will be ready for
handling gra'n in iho Fall, and of
ths l.'a'ani'e. 115 miles will be ready
fer steel by tli.3 whiter freeze-up.
A buildinc ha? bnen acquired by
the Urvversity of Toronto to be en-
tire'y d'-voted to tha manufacture
of insulin. This will be the only
factory ii C:'.v.nd:i to manufacture
the curative fluid in commercial
quantities and, although it is manufactured in the United States, Great
Britain and Denmark, the Canadian
product v.-"! ~: sold throughout tho
Dawson City recently celebrated
fhe twenty-seventh anniversary of
the discevcry of the^.Klondyke, In
an exhibition of Yukon products
fabbages 16 inches in diameter and
weighing thirty pounds, potatoes a3
big as a man's head, pumpkins as
big as watermelons, wheat, oats and
barley bore witness to the fertility
of the Yukon soil. Side by side
with these ranged gold nuggets,
geld dust and silver bars.        ,
Dr. James Inches, Commissioner
of Police, Detroit, and a guest at the
Canadian Pacific Bungalow Camp at
Nipigon, holds the record for the
biggest speckled trout'caught in the
Nipigon River this season, having
captured a fish weighing 73/6 pounds.
This catch was above the average,
but a large number of six pounders
have been taken from the Nipigon
this season. * Several years ago, and
from practically the same place, Dr.
J. W. Cook, of Fort William, caught
the world's record speckled trout,,
which weighed fourteen and one-half
pounds, and was more than two and
a half, feet long,    .,
Witli this Bottle
and the trademark label of "Cascade!"
It stands for all that is good in beer
brewing. It has behind it the resources
of the most scientific plant in the
west. It indicates purity beyond reproach. It cures the lohgest thirst,
invites the palate, brings the healthy
glow' of good cheer and content. It
is. the Million-dollar Brew ��� brewed
for YOU.     -
Get acquainted with "Cascade**
al the Government Liquor Store
today.   INSIST on it.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by tlie Liquor Control
Board or by the Government of British Columbia.
A record was established recently
when one of the latest type of Cana~
dian Pacific locomotives drew a train
of 42 cars of newsprint, weighing
more than 1,100 tons, from the plant
of the Abitibi Pulp and Paper Company, North Bay, to Toronto, without mishap. ' Ordinarily, it would
have taken, two passenger engines
to haul such a load for the 320
miles. After proving, its worth, by
this feat the huge engine, together'
with an all steel train consisting of
the latest .model .tourist, dining and
sleeping cars, and- a baggage and
compartment car; formed part of the
Canadian Bacific exhibit at the National Exhibition at Toronto.     .. "���*
Summer Excursion Fares
To Eastern Destinations
On Sale Daily May 15th to Sept. 15
Return Limit Oct. 31
Prince of Wales a Canadian Rancher
7 .One great source of. -trouble i?
.'that-some' people can7 talk faster
/.than they can think.. V-      .-,- .";,-".
.When Old Dobbin" hit ra .lively
pace,   be  .was  .feeling   his: pats.
VWhen an. an So .driver does, 7 he.is-
-feeling bis rye.       -'Vv -.'.'_      ' XX
New Fashioned Parents
.The old-;faebioned parents /'were
always.in fear for their children,
iesfc'tber fail into grave fins, bu.
parents/of tne present day/'seem to
-think tlieir offspring are some/sort
of snper. children   who cannot.' bX-
. hurt [by anything the devil can de 7
.vise for their undoing. It "is a
etady in fatuity, this delusion thai
children cannot be hurt]  that they
.. can feast their ybnngeyes oh filthy,
picture?, read all sorts of vicious
"tra*bj run the streets at night, get
all excited over senaationar things
and yet soffer no injury at alli-.-
Catholic Eecord. V7V/7
7 Yon c&b raise a boy on love, but
there are times when yoa most
applj it to the seat of his pants.
Winnipeg- $72.00
Tot onto ���.. -.��� #113.75
Hamilton Si 13.75
London.. .- #1.13.75
Quebec $141.80
St.John ..,.....#160.30
St.-Paul X. #72.00
Minneapolis #72.00
Fort William   ....#86.30
Niagara Falls .#120.62
Ottawa #127.95
Montreal #132.75
Monclon .........���.T. .#160.30
Halifax- ...77. #166.95
Chicago .-.-. #86.00
New York '���; #147.40
Duluth ..,...#72.00.    Boston ........... ............#153.50
Many Additional'Destinations
Ask for Rates from and to any Point
���--"VW" Route .via  Port  Arthur   or   via  Soo  Line,   through
.Winnipeg or Portal, thence via Chicago or Sault  Ste. Marie
via Great Lakes; or via California at'additional fare; or good
to go ...via-one of the above routes, return another. ..... -
J; S. CABTTEK, Dist. Pass^ Agt.^
W'/''"v w,/> Nelson, B.C. - w\
Thin photograph  of.  the'.Prince wan', taken ��� on   hin   ilrnt vlt.lt to the Dominion.    To ibe'.Ieft J�� ��een a .plctnsr*7
lis ranch,' and nbore.lt Is" an Interior view ot one at the unites nbonrd the Knipremi of France, bottom right,;
ot his
[IS Royal Highness the. Prince of Wales .will for a
��� month or so become a simple Canadian rancher..
. That he will travel .incognito on his coming to Canada,
.does not mean that he.will travel in disguise'btit'thiit he
7>yiil'./not .take part in official functions or make official
/-visits,-and; when approached witlTregard.to.his stay in
the/Canadian-Domin'ion; he has/always stated that-his
time will '.be fully'.taken '/up;by.,the.affairs of the E. P.
' ranch.'V- WW[ 77v" /'7"';'"V ������'. XX'-     ''-  . ,V  '
,The Prince of ,7w.ales exhibits a deep and marked
interest in the ranch be purchased near Calgary on his'
;.memorable tour of the Dominion, and his desire, to visit
it is but a fresh indication of the importance he attaches
to it and the work it is doing. Immediately after purchasing, the ranch'/, and before returning to England, the
Prince made arrangements for the shipment pf some of
the best stock in the British Isles to the Canadian West.
Thoroughbred horses came from the Royal stud, shorthorns from the King's farm,.'shropshi're sheep .'from the
Duke ' ol.' Westmihster'-s, estate, -' and hardy - JOartmoor
"ponies'from the Devon-moors. -The latest importation
.consisted ,of7 a" thoroughbred' stallion.'., and -four", mares
the finest obtainable in tbe British Isles! "Will Somers",
which heads the stud:at the E. P. ranch is a; handsome
.Sve'.'year-old-: which at- three /years /was the: winner of
.severaf.English, classics. -"-.- 'Xi'XXy- -Xy,-.   -.. [ X~y--
.Thus the Prince has demonstrated that his purchase
ofthe ranch was not a matter bf sentiment or commercial profit, but'a genuine desire to foster the breeding
of .better livestock in the West... His efforts have been-
eminently successful... At all provincial exhibitions the
animals from the High, river ranch are attractive features,
and last Fall; shorthorn cattle, constituting the first
commercial sales the ranch has effected, commanded top
prices:"     " ���   "7'���    .���-        ' -""      ' ��
Cattle froni the E.. P. exhibited at the stock show
at the Calgary Stampede, were heavy prize winners, and
sheep and itorses from the same ranch crested an un-
paralled standard.
The Royal rancher has planned to arrive at Quebec
on. September ,12th on the Canadian Pacific steamship
"Empress of France". The palatial liner, lS,00O tons,
which was the flag ship of the 10th Cruiser Squadfou on
Northern patrol duty during the. War is the most up-
to-date vessel of its type and is most" suited to the accommodation of its distinguished passenger; Reconditioned after the war, this ship is one of the most
magnificent yet comfortable vessels in trans-Atlantic
service. It holds the record for. oil. Its large and comfortable suites and cabins,.spacious1 promenade declra,
numerous and excellently appointed public rooms and
service facilities make the _ Empress one of the most
popular ships ia the Canadian FadSe ��eei.        -
7;? W W 7S7 V?7/7iQ��^^?^
Purchasers of Gold> .Silver^ Copper. Lead and line 6%
X ���;��� ;Pr6ducers- ol '. Gold. ..Silver,';Copper, -Pig" Xead-;''and',ZiHcV 7.
..-'TADANAC'-'BRAND..      ���"-��� 'X ./���
Tailored Clothes
Men's Suits and Overcoats
For Fall and Winter
Splendid Assortment of New
Samdes Just Arrived
Call and see them
Tailor and Cleaner
'   Greenwood
Synopsis of   ....
Land Act Amendments
Minimum price of first-class land
reduced to $5 an acre; second-class - 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
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
Pre-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 bis 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 iu
less than S.years, and improvements of.
$10.00 per acre, including 5 acres cleat- .
ed 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 ,.
and residence maintained on Crown'
granted land.
Unsurveyed areas not exceeding . 20
acres, may be 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 brie person or companyv  ;
Mill, factory or industrial sites on
timber land riot exceeding 40 acres
maybe purchased; conditions include
payment of stumpage. "'
Natural hay meadows inaccessible
by existing roads may be purchased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them, Rebate of one-half of cost of
road,  not exceeding half of purchas
price, is made.	
The scope of this Act is enlarged to
include all persons joining and serving
with His Majesty's Forces. The time
in which the heirs or devisees of a de- '
ceased 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 fees 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 moneys accrued, due and been paid since August
4,1914, on account 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 dependents, acquired
director indirect, remitted, from  enlistment 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 pur-..
chase, involving forfeiture, on fulfill-
ment of conditions of purchase, interest
and "taxes.   Where sub-purchasers do
not claim-whole of original parcelrpur~
chase price.due and taxes -may .bedis-r".
tributed   proportionately    over  whole '���
area.   Applications' must;-be made. by
May-i;-1920.-  . "���.-.���-'��� -"
'.CRAZING', ;'. y.'X
-Graaing.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~partially   free, ^permits   for.
settlers, campers or' travellers up to ten
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x.  The Miners
,    .Has produced Minerals valued as. follows:' Pkcer > Gold, :?76,542,203- Lode
S' S^f; SV^?59^>26G; "*~4 mMomi copper, wo^W
tZnJ  I   ��'^;  k��lsceUaQe��as  Minerals, $1,358,839; Coal and Coke; 8238 V
Production, to the end. of .1922 show '  -\ V V        W'.      ... ... : V
."I i.T.'��'_w'i_f fltJr- ZA-.S-wL ^:-&t\f:yXy:Z:--
.. zyiyi-yr:^^^:^-��^^"^^iS~^?L^>6*-:77; ���/7.:
wthe Year Ending
. ���..."' The .-'Mining -Laws of this Province are/more liberal,/ and' the fees lower,
than those of any other. Province in.DheJJommion,.or any. Colony in the British
Empire. - . -'���'.'      ' . '
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers7-for -nominal fees.
Absolute  Titles are  obtained   by developing snch properties, the security
of which ie goaranteed by Crown Grants.
Fall information, together with Mining Eeports and Maps, may be obtained
���gratia by addressing��� . ._-
VICTORIA, BritSli Columbia.
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