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THE-OLDEST   M-IfflNG  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
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Vol.   XXIX.
GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 19,  1923.
No. 52
Justreceived a large shipment of
McGlaryV
Enamel, Tin and   Galvanized  Ware
7      :    -   '      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. _7 ....
We carry Earthinware Crocks suitable for preserving eggs in
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
PHONE 28L. ��� GREENWOOD. B.C.
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NOW ARRIVING.
Fresh Local
STRAWBERRIES
Leave your orders with
LEE & BRYAN
Mens Hats
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Fresh Chocolates.
Complete Assortment of
NEILSON'S CHOCOLATES
x Just in
Everything in Box and Bulk Goods
Nice Assortment of Presents for School Closing
GOODEVE'S   DRUG   STORE
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Marmalade Season is Here
Try Our
Orange and Pineapple Marmalades
and Bramble Jelly
TAYLOR A JENKIN
PHONE 17.
GREENWOOD
Palace Livery Stable
W.HrDOCKSTEADER. PROP-
7w  ~ Express and Heavy iDrayinr    v
Auto's and Truck For Hire, pay or Night
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7   fires, Oils, Greases, Hay and Grain
Office Phone 13.
Residence Phone 3 L
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INDEPENDENT MEAT MAMET
We carry only the best-Stock procurable in. ;     ;.,.
Beef, ,V<ea!j Pork,   Haiff,; Bacon, Lard, Etc.
:       7;A trial will convince you: ���'-:������"
JOHN MEYER
Proprietor
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The Voice Is The Sour Of telephoning
.When' you, complete a long-distance conversation you experience'a-
satisfacticra that does not follow -under other, circumstances. ��� Your'message-
has beeii,conveyed as you would, have it, and you know exactly how it has
been received by the person at the other end.
The   reason ofthe satisfaction  is. the intimacy which the telephone.,
gives.   Itis your voice and^ the voice, in reply that. makes long distance
telephoning real conversation;.
BMTISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY
FIRE
FIRE
FIRE
CHARLES   KING
Real Estate.
Fire,  Life Insurance
Licensed by B. C. Government
Accident & Sickness Insurance
AUCTIONEER
Auction off your surplus Stock
Call at my Office and see me iu
'' reference to any of above
VSALE  of   MILLINERY
Half Price.
Commencing June 28, a Sale of my
present stock of Millinery, at Half
Price, will be held.     Prices and
stock will please
Mrs. Ellen Trounson
Greenwood Theatre
Paragraphs of Local Interest
Oue of the nicest courtesies you can show your friends is to.let them learn through
this column of your visit whenever you go away. Let us know when .you have visitors
at your homes. The iedg-e will consider it a courtesy whenever you. give us an item
of this.lciud.   Write or phone 29I<.. ����*������-
SATURDAY, JULY 21st
Commencing at 8.15 p.m.
Ss-sh!   Don't tell the wife
you're going to see-
Constance Talmadge   V
in   -
Polly of the Follies
By John Emerson and Anita" Loos
What's this?   Connie as Cleopatra,   Yes,
sirree!���aud she's" everything else  from
stage-struck sody   clerk to Follies, flirt
in this.   -S'wiz!      -.   _."_
7-'reels-.7   '-���-.���.���".;  -   -' - '-'"'-
Oue reel Chester Outing ..."
"Mountain and Soul Kinks"
-   Also one reel-Christie Comedy _--. ';
"Apartment 23".
ADULTS SOc
CHILDREN 25c:
j\Awr>c    * cthd   tup - ciia_ 1/
COMING! COMING!
7 .William Fox presents   V /
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FRIDAY  and SATURDAY
JULY^ 27tn and 28th
Xy-x, yy;��qr/Saley'^ V)
One. 7S-horse power, iisedVfor
thrashing machine, etc., complete
witli jack, arid: tumbling rods, in
perfect shape,. will sell cheap,.for
particuIars.'a'pply;to"';"--"-���,-. .'"..-���
'Xyy.. x -[-"[.X -Joe,Caron;,. '-
; ,-. ���'���:������'������'���-;.; .";./y ""���.Midway, B.C.
..'-.: Notice...'.--���
7Dr. 07 M. Graves, VQentist, will
be ia Ferry, TWash.,, tbe. first 8
days of every month.,    ," V .;
MCPHERSON'S GARAGE
V GRA1SD: FORKS. B.C.
Agent for Dodge, Chevrolet, Studebaker:
and Overland cars. Garage in connection.
d. Mcpherson' ,  7-     proprietor
Presbyterian
Minister in charge
Rev. W. R. Walkinshaw. B. A.
���    ��� , . -, Greenwood
. Services Sunday, July 22gd   -
Bridesville, 11 a. sj^
'���  "Midway, 2.30. p.m.
Greenwood. 7,30 p.m'.
V Phono 5L whefljou see stray
cattle on tbe street.
Mrs. Trounson and son  Juan,
are on a visit to Spokane.
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Pete Docksteader returned on
Tuesday from a holiday at the
coast. *
S. T. Larsen, assessor, of Penticton, was in town on Thursday
and Friday.   , "  ; '
Daniel McKee, of Salmon Arm,
is visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. McKee. V
Miss Maria Williamson, of the
Main river, is the guest of Miss
Georgina Lee.   ),
Geo. S. Walters, city clerk, and
Mrs. TWalters are spending a few
days holiday in Victoria.
Cash paid for hides at Brown's
Midway.- ��� 7 y
Chas. . Nichols; left on Sunday
afternoon by motor for a holiday
in the Okanagan.
MrsV F. We*ner, of Grand
Forks, is visiting her. parents,
for a few days, this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Kinsman
and family left on Tuesday for
Michigan where they will reside.
A. McQueen, who has mining
property on Cherry Creek near
'Vernon was uptown over the
week end. ;
Midway defeated Grand Forks
in baseball last Sunday by a score
of 7 to ]. Curlew swamped - Re-
jpublic 23 to 8.    V
John Cropley, of Tranquille, is
renewing acquaintances iu town
and is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Goodeve,
Joe Price, who:has been spending a, few.days 'with his family
returned to the Susie mine at
Fairview, this morning,
A. Porter was in town on Tuesday on his way home to Myncaster from taking Mr. Cameron
to the Grand Forks hospital.
John and James McDonald
left on Tuesday for Sandon and
Spokane .after . spending two
weeks with their sisters,-Cassie
and Louise McDonald.
.7 Thos. . R.owe came in from
the Susie mine near Fairview
last week, returning on Tuesday,
morning accompanied,by his wife
who wilhreside there.
".VP. H.-McCurrach, government.
agent, is.on a two weeks holiday,
John Fisher, of Vernon, being
in charge at the Court House during Mr. McCurrach's absence, y
;.. Save, the .life of your piano.
-Hedley -W. .Rendell the;, piano
tuner for Mason & Risch. Ltd.,
Heintzman & Co., and Willis Co.,
of Nelson, will be in .town next
week. 7 A post caret, to -Gen. De-.
livery 7 or .Bos ' 86r. Nelson, will
bring him to your door..  y
Mr.' and .Mrs..7.J. T. Beattie
were 7 visitors in ^town last week
on their way home to Winnipeg,
Man;, from7a holiday at tEe coast,
and Kamloops. A-., number , of
yearsia'go,Mr. Beattie was manager of the Bank of .Commerce ia
Greenwood, v. ... : - V.V ..!: V
yThe Dance after the picture
show on Friday-night ;w_as larjgely
patronized - and veryy enjoyable..
Bush's four piece orchestra were
in top form, while refreshments
served were up to the mark. The
dance was kept up .till daylight.
"-'R. Rdss^Sutherland of Victoria
Provincial Commissioner pf the
Boy Scouts and Capt. Creese,
Scoutmaster of Summerland and
District Commissioner for Southern Okanagan were in town on
Wednesday conferring with, the
local Scout, committee,
'" Mr. and Mrs. W. Walmsley and
family returned on Wednesday
after a two weeks motor vacation
to the coast. They visited - Vio*
toria, Vancouver, Spokane and
all the intermediate points and
spent a most, profitable* and enjoyable holiday. !
C. M. Shaw, Normaik -Shaw
and E- Ferguson were in town on
Tuesday, having completed surveying on Kerr creek. They left
for Camp McKinney in the afternoon.
Charles King reports the sale
of Mrs. Nelson's house to Frank
Peterson. This is the house, formerly owned by A. F. -H. Meyer;
also sale of the late R. N. Lor-
ing's property in Penticton to I.
M. Hohenadal.
Geo. Chappel was in town on
Wednesday evening enroute by
motor from Phoenix, Arizona to
Grand Forks. He was accompanied by two of his sons, and
Mr. and Mrs. Matthews. Mr.
Chappel has a son on one of the
large U. S. war vessels, the
Tennessee.i
. VD. R. McElmon writes from
Blaine, Wash., that he is enjoying the sea breezes and gradually
improving in health. He had an
enjoyable four mile walk and is
now considering looking up a
location to start in the jewellry
business again. He sends his
kind regards to all his friends.
On Sunday evening after
church service at the residence of
Mrs.-H. McCutcheon,- the members of the Presbyterian Church
choir made a presentation to Mrs.
T. Kinsman who has been an
active member of the choir for
some time. Rev. W. R. Walkinshaw made the presentation address.
Hon. Dr. J. H, King, minister
of Public Works for the Federal
Government and Hpn. Dr. J. D.
HcLe'an, Provincial ~ Secretary,'
were in town for a.short while on
Thursday, Mayor Gulley, G. S.
Walters and H. McCutcheon, met
them at Midway and motored
these distinguished gentlemen to
Greenwood.
Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Grogan,
of Bangor; Maine, were in town
on Saturday morning, enroute to
A shcroft^-where. Mr. Grogan . is
interested in mining, y They left
Bangor on the"7-21st of June, in a
Chandler Six, a car built for the
hills. .Most of their route was
over the, Lincoln Highwayt7 and
on their journey theyhayepassed
through Buffalo, Cleveland,:Erie,
Chicago, St.; Paul, crossing ^the
international , boundary.yline 7 at
Kingsgate, going on the. Crow
boat, at Kuskanook and. getting
off at. Nelson. -���
.James Turner appeared, be fore
P., H. McCurrach, S. M., on, Monday,-.charged with breaking and
entering, by' day. - the.:: dwelling^
house of John N7 Luce at Rock
Creek, on July 14th and .stole
$103725 the property of they said
Mr. Luce. Owing to a number
of witnesses not being present arid
to let the counaei for the accused
get more familiar .with the
case it was agreed/ that1 the trial
be - adjourned until 10. -a.m.,
Thursday, July 19,7 and is proceeding at the' Court House as
The Ledge goes to pressV y
The difference, between drivel
and sound doctrine is very.great,
yet the schools prefer the young
teaahers to teachers of long
standing. Winsomness counts
more ��� than profundity with the
crowd. V In finance it is differenti
There the young /fellows count
the coppers, arid the old fellows
sign the .big cheques. -. Salvation
is a kind of insurance against the
fires of the future, and most
people think they can carry their
own risks, and. tarry with, youth,
and beauty on the way. Education can be slighted also, but
finance makes, a man sit up. He
must attend to it of he will suffer
immediately, and his. household
with him. The essence of it all
is this:���=��� We are a pack of children at play, and we don't want
any men abput.escept when there
! are bears to slay.
Mining Notes
Diamond drilling has been going
on at the White Lake Coal Lands,
near Pehfcicton, for some time, during which period the drill has encountered 14 veins the largest having a width of 20 feet, -while
three others average 14 ft., 11 tt.,
and 9 ft., and several others 3 feet,
containing solid coab It is admitted to be extra good steam coal
and better blacksmith coal than
obtained from Pennsylvania or
Maryland. The K. V. have
agreed ta take all -coal as Boon- as
the coal company is able to supply
them""regularly.- It will be remembered that the property at one
time was owned by the late Robt.
Wood, who had unbounded faith
in it and it is too bad that he did
not live to see his faith demonstrated.
MrV and Mrs. A. A. Kelly, of
Spokane, and Mr. and Mr. and
Mrs. H. B. Bean, of Seattle, stockholders in the Jack Paul Mining
Co., motored to town on Tuesday
and inspecteds the Riverside mine
at Rock Creek. They were very
well pleased with the appearance
of the mine and expressed their intention of purchasing more shares
in the company.
Thompson Bros. are. running an
open cot on the Crescent on the
Phoenix hill. A few days ago
they encountered a lead of silver-
lead ore which looks very promising.   c 	
A number of mining men are expected in town on Saturday to
examine the Spotted Horse.
Postal Co-Operation
HOW  TO  ADDRESS MAIL   MATTER
Be sure to have your mail addressed properly before you post it.
Do you.know thftfc._ev.ftry. .v.ean.our.
posfeoffiees get over sixteen million
incorrectly or insuffiiently^ad dressed pieces of mail matter to handle?
It is safe to say that  in ninety per
cent of these cases,   the wrong addressing or insufficiently addressing
of such mail is due to carlessness,
and it results in'delay in delivery,
with possible inconvenience to the
sender or   the   addressee, ; which
could all have been. avoided  had a
little more care been taken in/get-'
.ting; t the " mail  ready. .7 Here are
some points.to remember when pre-,
paring your letters, and parcels.for
mailing,--"which,.will-���help", the post
office employees   to; give ypu the
best possible service:- .
7. _ Address ...clearly.. and.-fully,-7-in:-
cludirig street and "number;; or .box
number if...the addressee; receives
his mail inajbox. ..'���'      -y '   ��� ���
���. Use ;ink, whenever possible. ;'. .---
pan'tforget to give the province^
otherwise difficulty .may\. &rise',V for
instance mail intended = for Woodstock, Ontario, niay,go' to .Woodstock, New Brunswick.-
.Place your own address in the
upper left hand corner,,-in case.for
80mereasbn.it is-necessary tore-
turn the letter -or", parcel tp you...
If.it is a.parcel you ,are: .mailing,,
put your name and address,.on the
inside as well as 7 on the; outside
Tsvrapper, for the.paper may become
torn. _ V ; -- yX -,x '., .[ ������
Be sure, to keep ;ypnr own address distinct >from the,.address
proper.   ',.���'.������ 7V"".'.  ..'
."".In renewing his subscription -to
The Ledge,; Chas. -Oliver, of
Cornwall, England, says he is al.
ways glad to get the . news of the.
town arid district; and. wishes to;
���be remetabered to all the boys.
Fishing at Rock Creek is good,
the roads fine, the scenery, grand,
and the ozone healthy. Thos.
Hanson of7the Rock Creek Hotel
invites the public to try his
famous Sunday dinner.' v
Reward
I will pay a reward-of7$roo.oo to any
person giving Ihfofmation that -will lead
to the prosecution of the -person or-persons, that deliberately and maliciously
depositeti a "quantity of "stink weed" seed
in tny grain .Seld;
WILLIAM JOHNSON,
-������'_���--' Reck Crsefc. B.C
Kettle Valley Notes
Larry MacKeever, of Penticton,
is the guest of Major and Mrs.
R. Gray.
Mr. Portman, of Greenwood,'
is the guest of the Portman Bros.,'
at Nicholson Creek.
There will be service iu the
Anglican Church on SuFday,
July 22nd at 11 a. m. Holy Communion.
There will be a grand concert
at the Rock Creek Co-Operative
Hall next Tuesday, July 24th, by
the Elliott Family Orchestra.
This should be an excellent concert. Dance after. Don't miss
this chance.    ������--������_.
The annual school meeting was
held in the Kettle Valley School
on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Major
R. Gray acted as chairman. T.
N. Walker was elected auditor
for the ensuing year. Mrs.
Whiting was re-elected trustee
for the ensuing 3 years. A
hearty vote of thanks was passed
to the trustees also to the auditor
for their work during the past
year.
Midway News
Mrs. H. C. Griffin and daughter
Edythe paid a visit to - Grand
Forks last week. ���
. Miss Ethel Thompson, of Kettle
Valley, was the guest of Mrs. H.
Pannell over the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Kerr left
last week for'Butte, Montana, to
visit their daughter, Mrs. C. McArthur.
Mr. and Mrs. G. H.  Macklin, of'
Midway,   left   last Thursday   for
Spokane enroute to motor up the
Banff-Windermere    Highway     to
Bang.
Christian Valley Notes
",'" ""' 'July li)W2'4.
Fishing is very good.    ,   - *
W. Jones," fire warden, was on
his usual rounds this week!
������ Mr. and Mrs. Jones have taken
np land and will make their home
here.-7     ,���"''"-
Mr, , and Mrs. Cud worth, of
Bridesville. district, were in the
Valley this week.
-; Mrs. .John Cochran and her
sister,' Mrs. Jones, of Jellicoe, left
for Greenwood this week.
Haying; has started in the Val-
ley7with ;thecropg looking fine.
The.merry; mb^qnito -is on the
wane'.-,"
0.; [3p. ShawX and son, Gorman
and E.7 Ferguson,..of. Keremeos,
left for Kerr creek near Greenwood,
last-Sunday, after .surveying land
here.,  ���"' ' " "���'��� -':���"
.Beaverdell News
^  Mrs. Bubar, ;pf Ingram Bridge,
is visiting her.son, Baird Bubar.
Church service .was held on
Sunday and. as usual1 was largely
attended.-    ..      WW....  '';
;.Duncan Mcintosh returned on'
Sunday from a visit to his family
in; Vancouver^    V      -). Xy"
.Miss Bruce,   of "Vancouver,.- is .
visiting her sister,: Mrs,  James
Drum,at theBeil mine,   v'.V-
C.
Berry Pickers!
Each year the hills and yaliejW
of  British   Columbia yield   great
crops of  wild .berries.    Each year
the-men, the women and the child?
ren in the small scattered coiiaman- 7
ities harvest part of this wonderful.
crop and the busy.;housewife prepares the waiters', jamsripply.at no ;
cost other." than   the., purchase of
sugar., .       :-'��� .     --���'-."- " ���' 'X '"'      :"
Thus does Mature provide for the V
wants of theinh'abitantsof this fair.
province. -    ���"'..'������ V -.."���
TJnfortunately,7 they   who   reap 7
the harvest of berries, .qqifee often.
by their wanton, earelessnessyvrith
fire' in  the "woods^ destroy.' the.
cfome&.oi Kature providing ..theni
with ah abundant crop. in fnture 7
years; -Forest fires caused by be^ry.
pickers have annually- ron - up a.
heayy bill for the people bf. tht*
pEoyiHce in destroyed timber. THE    LEDGE,     GREENWOOD,    B.     C.
Pine Air is Good
4 For Catarrh, Colds
Dwellers ln pine forests never have
colds, never know Uie meaning of Catarrh. Upon this fact is based "CA-
TAltRI-IOZONE," whicli sends into
the lungs and nostrils the healing
balsams and soothing antiseptic of
the pine forest.
The health-laden vapor of "CA-
M ARKIIOZONE" subdues the worst of
coughs, colds and catarrh.
The tiniest corner of the lungs are
treated, the uttermost parts of the
bronchial tubes are readied, every cell
Jn the nose and throat is bathed in the
antiseptic balsam of CATARRHOZONE. Simply invaluable is - CATARRHOZONE because so safe, so effective, so sure to stop huskiness,
whooping cough, catarrh', nose colds
or bronchitis���try it yourself.
Complete two months' treatment
guaranteed; price $1.00; small (trial)
size 50c. At all druggists. Refuse
a substitute for CATARRHOZONE.
Ey mail from The Catarrhozone Co.,
Montreal.
\&
Pastimes Of
Great Men
How Statesmen Seek Distraction From
Official Worries
Lloyd George lias just, given us an
nddition to the list of antidotes found
��� useful by statesmen against the worries and irritations of high ollice. His
own specific, lie tells us,  was Welsh
Bong. (.
Gladstone, who like Lloyd Ceorge
very rarely- lost sleep as (he result of
political worry, was also a stateman
who found solace in music all through
his career, though it is possible that
his woodmanship was not less u.selul
ln distracting his mind, and backgammon was sometimes requisitioned as
well.
Whittling sticks and telling stories
were Abraham Lincoln's resources.
Bismarck's wife, when Beethoven's
"Moonlight" sonata was being
played, noticed the first tear in his
eye, and felt "he is no*, so hard as
he seems," and "passionate, heroic
music" made his recreations, side by
side with hunting in youth, long
country drives in old age. conversation with his pipe. The Reform Earl
Grey had a passion for dancing, and
as premier in the midst of a political
crisis, scried out one night at No. 710
Downing Street, "What would 1 not
give to dance like Taglioni."
Cat ham's     refuge     from     political
worry was landscape gardening on a
scale   appropriately   heroic;    Burke's
was    in    the    growing    of    turnips;
Charles Fox's in the gaming table or
the reading of classics;  Carteret's in
Burgundy   or   Homer;    Walpole's ,in
hunting or in what we call "smoking-
room - stories.'.'      Palme'rston's . wiis in
billiards, and Derby's in-shooting and
racing;.  ..Cliamborlain'.s""- .in - -orchids;
' Dizzy's.-.iri  watching The  peacocks, at
; ���Hughiintien.  Melbourne- loved   Patrio-
, tic7j_r.e;;ature. ' y-Lord -."'Balfour "once
.contrasted, music 'with, the  House-of
Commons, yery much, .to1.- the ..disad:..
'vantage of the. House.-   Lord' Curzon
.makes holiday in.art.,"- salesrooms,'-. :i
taste shared by.Lord Lansdow.iie and,
' the -late' -Lord "llarcourt.    : Chess -is
Bonar '/"Law's ' antidote - and   .bridge
that'of. Mr. .Asquith.     P.iiriiirig.'.cjls.ims.
- Mr.,Churchill.���Tlie"--Manchester ���{.iiar"-
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Moving  Picture  Invention
New Achievement Making High-Speed
Machine Parts Seem Stationary
It is a curious face that persistency
of vision, wliich alone makes possible
the "moving pictures" of the cinema,
also makes it possible to see���apparently stationary���any part of a machine which is really running at highspeed. By this means the observer
is enabled to study the exact position
and behavior of the parts under service conditions. This achievement,
which is of obvious utility to the designer or user of any high-speed machine, is effected by a British invention. ,- An electric lamp and contact
making device, both of special construction, are arranged so that the
machine is subject to intermittent,
illumination. The consecutive flashes
being timed so that the part under
examination is in the same position
on each occasion, it follows that the
part appears stationary and can- be
studied .at leisure. This in itself is a
useful result and greatly facilitate.*)
the adjustment of high-speed engines,
textile machinery, gear drives, and so
forth, but it is possible to go further
and to see the parts moving slowly
under high-speed conditions. This is
effected by Ihe use of a "creeping
gear" wliich slightly retards eacli consecutive flash of light. As a result,
the machine is seen in a position
slightly in advance of that which it
occupied when last under view. In
other words, a wheel whicli is actually
running at 1,500 revolutions a minute
can be made apparently to take -1 seconds for a single revolution. Every
stage of the revolution can thus be
followed and the events seen are, of
course, those which are actually occurring at full speed. Causes of
vibration and the method of working
of a valve or spring can be examined,
and a sewing machine can be seen
making its stitches. In fact the
whole motion of any moving part can
be discerned.
Procrastination
Game  In  Saskatchewan
"���"". Wants' National..College - -
-'Dartmouth (Mass.) College, has tie-'
termi'ned.-".not> .to, ��� accept more ,-than
2,000 students.-..;. A-"linn i of- 550, i.s7s��:
��� fdr the .freshmen elius. .An atie.mpi.
is:being-made-to"'get ;a wide geographical- distribuj ion of "students: -- L.art'-"
mouth wants' a national, not.a section"-,
si 1-college; a college of many groups,
not. of-one. type���a microcosm" of-the
rational life..1. .    .'-';'���- . '_","/ .....
Flour"- Mills.to:Expand   ..   -.';,-
Tlie ,' Lake;.'.ofy.ihe .'Woods' Milling.
'Company1 wil.l- spend-.'about a".quarter.
���of a million.dollar.;', this seasbn.on' the
betterment' of- UioirVplanls-in; Western
Canada.- .. ��� Olheiv/milling '-companies,
- have atso.announccd their intention of
.constructi'ng'addilions-to.'1-h.iir ���j.lants
in order to. "handle thelincreased-irusi-
- i^.ES. -"7    .'   7 .:'".''������  ".    -7'    .���-.-.
MOTHER OF
Provincial Game Guardian  Investigating White Muskrat in North
Investigation is being made by the
provincial game guardian officials as
to whether or not the Avhite muskrats
found in increasing numbers north of
Hudson's Bay Junction are capable of
reproducing their kind and thus furnishing trappers in the province with a
novelty fur which jnight very well be
of enhanced value. Jt is thought
probable that these are albino musk-
rats. - .
As a  result of protection given to
elk in  Saskatchewan    during    recent
>ears, a .foundation stock of whatmay
become.a very ��� large "'herd has been
e_-'tablishVd',7. according-, to":,..E. 7.Brad-
sha\v\s " -annual .' report...  The   'Chief.
game  ' i:uarttia_i7 gives    a-   warning".,
against/ the .danger -of overestimaijng.
'the'supply and the" provision,   of- an.
open' season, agai/i.-as- he .'believes this
would lead-to.-tlie. near   depletion'-   of.
this valuable.animal.once more."        -
.-. Some/interesting information, is .given -in' the .report, Regarding. ot.heiv.a'ni;
m'als and -birds. ���". Moose "were scarce
during the .open -season. 7, tain   showed-
up-.iii large .numbers later. /'.The bag
of- ;.(i6 was-the lowest s-on record/-Th'e".
bes't bag occurred .in-' 1920..-when -1,-20'
were' killed.    Deer were- more humer-"
bus' ihah' ever,' 5"(i2 .being .killed.-    A;
total   of (.2- woodland -caribo.iifell "to;
'tlie hunters, the biggest number, recorded' in   the'province.   . 'A .band  of
antelope' was observed in the.wooded",
country northeast of-.Big River, and. if
they can adapt, themselves fo this new
environment there -is - some  '.hope   of
their preservation.'       "'���
.  Geese  are reported  to be choosing
a indre.northerly "feeding ground, but.
Hungarian :par(ridges . are  increasing
'in/number-and- extending their' range,
.'easterly.--'  ������." ."'���-/,'   ''y.-x ������ y.X ,:.x'- '
/-...Some curious nesting   places .have;
been'selected "b'y:duc_>s.'    Ohie/pair of
mallard-ducks-used'.a crow's nest, ten-
feel.-; i'rpnrthe - ground in. a...tree.'.-An>
,ol li'er'jiair- of 'ducks  selected ; for' tiie
second year in -succession-'an . unused-
chimney .for-their nesting" place.;.""
":Prairie, fhickens-.and .pnrtridges-.arc;
reported, to   be-more  numerous .il.fs-
yea.r" tban.-for. <he; past  ten or.-,fifteen"
Vpa'rs.,'.   -.  , .,'XX i .  ���'���'-. X-X'-.X   "-.-;/-'.
WINOO?
A Moral Failing Induced Through Lack
Courage
A writer in the Birmingham Post
delivers a lay sermon of a kind which
is not often seen in a dally newspaper. It is on the subject of procrastination, and he brings home in a
deadly way the consequences of this
"sin." Procrastination is not regarded, generally speaking, with any horror, because so few people value time.
It is never considered any loss to put
off doing until the morrow the unpleasant things which should be done
today. This, perhaps, is due to the
lack of reflection in the human race.
Moralists, fhe writer alluded to says,,
have been urging all through the ages
the'danger- of procrastination. Shakespeare's memorable pronouncement to
this effect is the most famous of rill:
"Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace from day
to day, to the last syllable of recorded
time; and all our yesterdays have
lighted fools the way to dusty death."
The habit of procrastination does not.
always mean a loss that, can be measured. Sloth is the cause so often of
throwing away opportunities that
there is rarely tin. incentive to estimate the effect of what has not been
done. Tlie writer in the Birmingham
Post recalls that St. Augustine relates
how "God has promised forgiveness
to repentance, but lie has not promised tomorrow to procrastination." We
quote this writer to show Ihe force of
the argument he advances:
There is no vice which colors ihe
whole of life���entering into the warp
and woof of it���more than proeras-
lination. At school the boy who
"'means to work hard" finds that
others with less advertised good intentions carry off all the prizes; and,
without knowing it, he is laying a
heavy and fatal handicap on his future, not so much by what he is actually lqsing in education as by the
steady growth of a pernicious habit.
In business the man who does not.
seize the, opportunity, making it his
very own, passes it on to someone
else.' - Nothing stands still, and while
one dreams of what he will do, instead
of getting it done, another is before
him;  the market is stale.
This lay sermon may be regarded by
many as a homily, but it contains
sound and substantial wisdom." In
the realm^of education there are few
morals which appear more necessary
to teach than that procrastination is
the "murderer of opportunity." There
is hardly anyone's life that is not
tinged with some regret���often poignant���because at some period sloth,
and a desire to postpone consequences,
have been responsible, for real and
definite loss in" the success of a-career.
Once indulged "in; "prdcrastination "can
become- inhabit asit lias become with
soniahy-. I t.���i's a. moral-failing inducted through lack ';6f "courage: /Those;
who/seek' to correct ii. should ...keep
constantly.'in -view: what Voting '.wrote
on the subject when lie said: -
"Procrastination, is-the thief of" tiriicj ���
-Veai'after-year it steals till all are
;.".';��� Xi fled,-. '.".V,"/ :'-/-'; ; 7 - ���./ V- ["';
And', to ���.- the7:'"mercies'',bf ,a: moment
. .��� "-.leave's- '7 . ' "-"'-7. . -'��� .-----.,'-. '��� X
ri'he-7.. vast- - concerns -y.pt   -an ���"" eternal
.7/ scene.", y; -y- /... . " . ,1 X, ���������':,
i     '        V:   .' Vy 7-VVi'ctoria' 'Colonist'.
Hot Food and Drink
May Cause Cancer
German     Professors    Issue    Warning
Against Stomach Irritation
Foods and drinks that are too hot
are likely to produce cancer, which is
caused from irritation in the stomach,
Professor W. Casparir of the Cancer
Section at Frankfort State Institute,
warned. The stomach is irritated naturally by hot foods and liquids, ihe
professor stated.
"I will not say one should eat and
drink only foods and liquids which are
cold," Prof. Casparir said. "There is
nothing against a cup of hot coffee or
tea now and then, and I recommend
hot grog for la g"rlppe."
Prof. Richard Werner, director of
Heidelberg Samariterhause, announced that he agreed with Prof. Casparir
that cancer in many cases was traceable to irritations in the stomach produced by over-hot food and drink.
I Prof. Werner said ho believed ihat
j Roentgen ray treatments were helpful, especially for women cancer
patients, but warned thai the value of
the rays should not be over-estimated.
Remembers Days Of Gibbet
By
Also Chin, large and Red.
Cuticura Healed.
"About a year ago a few small pimples broke out on my face. A month
later my cheeks and chin were entirely covered with large, red pimples
that festered and scaled over, and
frequently caused irritation. I tried
different remedies without success.
I read an advertisement for Cuticura Soap and Ointment and sent
for a free sample. After using it I
could see an improvement so purchased more, and after using two
boxes of Cuticura Ointment, together
with the Cuticura Soap, _.I was
healed." (Signed) G. Marcoux,Laval
Hospital, Ste. Foye, Quebec.
Use Cuticura Soap, Ointment and
Talcum for all toilet purposes.
Sample Each Trreby Mall. Address: "Lymano, limited, 344 St. Paul St., W��� Montreal." Sold every-
where. SooplXe. Ointment l!5and 60c. Talcum 2iic.
Cuticura Soap ihavei without mug.
Whece the King Cannot Go
Interesting      Stories      Published
Mother  of   Lord   Haldane
Some  remarkable i< mlniseences  of
England dating back almost a century
ago'liave been published by Mrs. Haldane, mother of Lord Haldane.     .Airs.
Haldane, who is 90 years of   age,   remembers the days of the gibbet and j
when men were allowed to rot in debt-1
ors prisons. Also when families starved ;
on nine shillings a week.      Children ]
in  those  days  were  threatened   with}
"Boney" or Bonaparte if they misbe
haved, and were    taken    from    their i
cribs at 7 a.m. and plunged into cold
water   ^Jjaths.      They    learned    their
lessons    while    holding   blackboards,
their  feet in stocks    specially    constructed   by   a ��� carpenter.     Cholera;
which visited  Great;  Britain  in   1882,
was an unknown disease, against the
menace ot which 'children were strengthened by port wine and ale.     Bleeding was slill the favorite remedy for
till complaints.
Mrs. Haldane remembers the first
balloon and the first locomotive. She
concludes this interesting volume b?.
saying: "I was to see a complete
change in affairs, educational, political, social and religious, during my
long life, and, on the whole, am glad
to.-testify that these changes have
been for the better."
House of Commons  is Taboo for the
Eritish Sovereign
There is one place in the British dominions from which the King is forever barred���the House of Commons.
The meanest of his subjects may,
on complying with certain conditions,
sit.in the public gallery, and listen to
i the debates. But the Sovereign, once
he has ascended the throne, can do so
no longer; although as Prince of
Wales lie can, and frequently does,
come down to the llbuse-and occupy
a seat in the distinguished ..strangers'
gallery-
I Queen Victoria, 'however, being little more than a girl when she ascended the throne, could only imagine
what the interior of her own House
of Commons looked like when in session, for during her, long reign of over
sixty years she never set foot inside
it.   "'
To appreciate the reason for this
hard and fast rule-we must go back in
imagination some hundreds of years,
Destroyed! By the Sea
Important City of Early Ages of
England Swept Away
Dunwich was one of the great cities
of the early ages of England. The
Romans settled there, and in Saxon
times it rose to eminence, so that it
actually became the seat of a bishopric. Kings were pleased to grant
land and charters to it, and it even
had a royal palace. It enjoyed the
privilege of coining its own money.
Within its walls were no fewer than
52 churches and religious houses, and
as a port it boasted great ships and
small ships.
Its destruction came, not from commercial rivalry, but from the all-devouring sea. The low cliffs of loam
and sand on which the famous city
stood were bit ty bit worn down by
the waves. The chronicles of Edward ll.'s reign show that '400 houses
were swept away inVt single year.
Between 1535 and 1600 four churches
disappeared, 'in 1677 the sea forced
ils wa.v^ into the marketplace. In
1792 St. Peter's was undermined, and
lhe churchyard went too.
Because He Was Biack
7 QWest   Doctor   In   England V
Dr.   George 'Attfie'ld: Graduated   From
-St. Eartholomew'sin 7)850--~-
. ;Slill -.vigorous and ih good health,
Dr.-George ' CopkeOAttfield; of. Hove,
Sussex, .who' is in ' his 99th year,-; is"-
probably.the oldest" doctor in Engl and.
Dr. Altflekl.'wlio was born ac.Bath'on
"January 27-,"38,2o-, qualified, at St. Bartholomew's Hqspital in .1850.''.-.- "^V-h.eii.
I was at.,Bart's," he.-said, "there were
only' 300: beds,..aiid /operations-. were
performed -on",Saturdays only! ���. One
day, a week was .set a part;-for admissions and bhiy'. the. worst cases 'were
selected. '-'-Now tliere"-are' more' than
600 beds'and .operations carried put.sit
all.'times..' "..-'On' leaving Bart's.he be-,
came-, medical" oificc-r. of, .Millbank
Prison and four years.later ".was,7ap-
-pqinted"-senior medical.- officer.- of '-the
prison, settlements of Western Australia;, where-he'-remiuned for. 25. years;
until ;l7s79,. .when, the convict settle-
.men'ts v/ere:.abolished.17.        '���'-.'-<
.Preserving -Natural   Features 77
T.o -aid .'in   preventing .llie  ruihless.
d��.������:;(ruction   o!   wild '"flowers, -loss   of
tells How Lydia E; Pinkham's Veg-  ,.     . ;,   .    ���-,-������
..    ���.    r   '.-,'. mi."    '1   ����-      e   hre,  pollution- of  streams, arid- litter
���stable Compound .Relieved., Her of. -inB.(;r;,l,V.nig:{!roiin��!s:i,nVr!,inp-s'i��.is.-
,.' Inflammation /and Great; Weakness {��' "HiiiVmr Mountain ci,ub".,ha.s ..Vt.;
-���'.' ������"-.   '���      '���'~���:���:���^-^������"."'      '"��� ���     ��� j t.ef)I.IV   -been   ,<>rg;;rii":'.ed ' in'. Tulare
.. ; West -St- John, N." B.y "I^s- in a j ^oilni>-. 7f Wifornia-."'.:    The. members
-   central run-down conoi tion folio wjner ;   --��� ��� -.{..-. ..- ,, ��� .':    ���   .-.-���, -,.- -.
��� the birthi>f-riiy twin boys.: i hhdagre.tt j-,ak-��' '��!<*'. Iollc.w1ng7.oath:���,��� :\,- pledge
" . deal -.of 'inflammation,', with, pains, and- myself  to,- U'aVv  1I1V7 hills and moan-.
" ~ Weakness. ^'-Finally 'rny .doctor-rca.m--.Mi,iii'_, as'-beaniiiui as i find them.-to
mended Lydia fc; Psnkharn s Veii-eiabie': ���v  _. ,    .-,.".'.   . ������' ,.; '���' -      ";- ...
. .Compound. lie said, that, your medicine-!ofetrve *m! ill(1 nr.th(' ^lorcement oi
. would be the drily thing to..build me up. ;'n" "nx-a.sures  intended   -io    preserve
I am sure he.is right, for:I am feeling 1 their natural features, .-.nd. to respect
much better and.am gaming.'."! weight, [private    property ' and-   the right  oi
having   gone   .down ��� to-  ninety-three j   ...    .,
.;   pounds. 'I-wa_s inbed for over amontli,   0Ulclii-
. - but am up again now. 7-1 have recom-
'���" mended the Vegetable Compound to my
friends'and give you permission to use
ray-letter/'���?rlr3. Elmer A. Ritchie, !
,KJRodney,St;,7;West..St. John, N. B. ihave. run a race for supremacy.
There are many women who find thpri Smell had a big iead before sight got
household duties almost unbearabls'ow-'I ;; :._,7.. ->;',���.':",.,' ',���-���' ��� ���.._v"-,���7.���
ing to some, weakness or derangement. XX:y'XiPH>X$XXX^y���<* -}?or?'
like tFinble may be ��� sligh't' -yet cause 1_V^ua,kr<7that. it:left7BineW_;far.-!M.hindii
such annoying symptoms as dragging"! Man'sV'uccesVj'has' "depenoVd to a'con--
pains, weaknessand arun-down.feeling, j-Vj^Ykblc W^nro'nVj.- development of
Lydia E. Pinkiiam's-Vegetable Com- | iJ,is;'" .-'cf.n��;<?.. of.Wght7V ���-' -Tbe "brain
jMmiid is a splendid medicine ..for such-i yy;x:yx.yyyyy^.. -^yy- yy.yyyy
'^o^ 7s|^pt��n��s'b^ ^
���' (if-. ;f&^m77Mrs.iHitc^^T^
Xiini.Qm;��f:Thzi^yy
���*:mr$;1?mfcti-^&JfT27ai
'V��_^> *'.:A'flTOea&-*^
Vgyt'jt' ^py-^ee^b^7-^E;tth^;tt>e^'.l>ydtg j^VWfVvVVV' XX, yy;" yxyyyyyyy
-m$mMm:iMeZ^[��m
vOaiaiTO,'[-%yxyxx,ixy:yyy':xxxxy^'X   "'        	
An Aid to Long Life __
when kings i',ossesesd far more power
than they do at present.
ln those days it. is quite understandable that the presence' of the Sovereign might'exercise a certain restraint upon the 'members, preventing
them from speaking their minds with
the necessary'freedom.
So jealous are the Commons of this
right that it is against, tlie rules for
the King's name lo b.e even mentioned
in debate.
Once and once only, within historical times, has (he reigning sovereign
People Have Proved'Congenial .Work ! set foot.wit.hin the British;   House   of
Commons,-and then the act cost'him
both-his  crown'and   his   life.      This
77'- 7 "VV.. 's Greatest.Kelp -. \ 1.--.
,.- WheniAlexander Grf.ha.rn Bell was'a
coilegt-Vstudent, ins health.broke: down,
froni-. overwork,, and he7 crossed the
seas to'-.Canada vto -die," as', he...ex-7
pressed- ''it..! ,-..Tane ..Ad'darns in".;her
young ;womanliood'.was ' told by her
physician that she could'Jive o'nly;six
months.." At .'once, she-decided- that;
she would devote,those.'six "months io
the service- of -.humanity, and ever
"since she.1 has been .busy doing helpful, things. "-.-' ,"" '"' ��� " .. .-'-'" -,
" One of the best, assurances, of_a long
life; is congehia). work.,: 7Wlien .you
have7 tliat, and in -addition.1- the "power
to.forget, yourself.in service, you can
rise., superior to -' many; things��� which
people,in-general wotild^ find" crusliirig.-
���Chicag'o''Tribune'.  ���   --���        ......7"'.
��� vas when Charles ,1.- forced his way
iriio the - chamber and "demanded-the
arrest'-'of. five "members who had/'of-
fended .him", only- tb7'be informed .-.by.
���tiie; Speaker that he'.was-ofricially ".unable - to -.see".'. the;" persons: "whom  the,
.King-poiiited'out.' -    ������'-"-"   ,  .       , -
;. ; , , Royalty:.Rc'ck~s Cradle-:."..
'.'V'Tlie" hand that rules' a large j>a7rt of
'the' world ..Iri'.-d1, to . rock ii.-cradle -in
.Queen '.."yfary's,-Hospital.the other-.'day,
aiid the owiiV r 01 -thbhand,, IlisTMa-;
jerty" .George V:, was "iold"by-ilie-nurse
Translating Bible   ,7
Into "Popular Form'1
Dutch-Ainerican   Professor, Is'-'Fitii.sh!-
ing Work; IV England .-.
7 Mr.. Hendrick'- Van .Loon,., the Duicb
American rrpfessbr who r^translated'
nibst of the Bible-into what lie calls'
''.-popular; form," has . gone - to ; Eng;
land' to.finish .'the "work. ���' There-are
1.500.000" v.-6'rds" -in-the iy Authorized
Version. ; Mr. ���Van 'Looid -has boiled
thorn-down to about 120,000.. He has
skipped, the 7 "begats" because-- they.
took,.up" space,'and ..hasr shrunk from
attempting.,to", turn", the; Psalms into
-journalese.-. But" hc.^did ;not shrink
from describing the Crucifixion. 'X. Iii
,pne.,!dramatlc passage, he tells-liow.-"a-
.kindiy Roniansoldier liadgiven Hiin a
narcotic -lo ' deaden, the 'pain' of -.llis-
lacerated hands' .and 7, feet:"1. -The
-wprd- "narcotic" did,'not occur .id' the
bishops or'. to;. SlV- John -.(observes';:a
critic).',.'1"".." ��� . .".-';'-���     '    7    '-''-;���--"
��� - -A: G'ood; Listener'. ���
'A sure .pallr.'tp. popularity is' t'o cultivate., the art-.oi;-listening..' -We niay
not " be , bright beyond-7 measure,- and
may" - "have .; 'up-- "startling'remarks .-10
make; but- if we can.' listen well/.tb
other ".people,-every conversation.- will
make-lis-;a friend. Goo'd7 advice "to
anyone hoping to become;-a:good writer is':1 "Study to ,know7what.-.to'Jeave
in. the'ink1 bottle;-''..and .this -idea also
applies' to- that little.-'me'niber of which
Sblonipn'.said, "Death and life-are in
the powerpf the- tongue."    ���;:"���'   "'
'' Wedding AViniyersaries. -: :- y [
:..XPpr[7tl_ie_person.who_.is: in doubt, as
to the 'appropriate-gift. for. a wedding
anniversary,'; the' .following'list will-
be useful:'        ���'"'._- - ��� ���   ...   -
First,-cotton; second, paper;7third,
leather; fifth* ,wpoden";:"sevenlh; woolen; tenth, tin.; twelfth, silk; .fifteenth;
crystal; , twentieth,'- -china; - tweiity-
fiftli;,silver;- thirtieth,- pearl;. fortieth;;
ruby;/ fiftieth,""golden;-' seventy-fift.h,-
diamorid'. ..'VV .-'-"'���;' '���, '- :-:' .. -. " " .,.
White Hen Would Not Mother Dark
Colored Chick
1 had never noticed, writes a contributor, that hens sometimes prefer
chickens of 'their own color until
one summer when we had a white
hen running at large wiih a flock of
small chicks, most, of: which were
light, but one of^vhich was black.
For two or three days I was disturb*
ed by hearing'occasionally a pitiful
cry from one of the little ones. By
watching them closely I A\-as finally
able to discover the cause; Whenever the black chick came near ,liis
mother she would give hipv a cruel
peck; to all lhe others she was properly devoted, but" apparently she did
not like his complexion.
I was in r;>al distress over the
situation until I remembered having
recently heard a hen clucking as if
she were broody; and by a pleasant
coincidence she was black. Probably she was eager enough, for offspring to adopt-one of any color; at
all events she' welcomed most tenderly the unhappy waif that I presented her with.
To allow a hen to spend weeks in
raising one chicken was bad business management, but tlie pleasure
I desired .frorii seeing the once persecuted little creature happy under
the fostering care of a kind' mother
made it one of the most satisfactory
investments of my farm life.���Youth's
Companion. * 7  ���
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5ELAKE5
Testing World's Best Clocks
France, Epglnnd, Denmark and Switzerland      Have      Entered
Competition
One hundred and forty-four chrono-'
meters have been deposited at the Observatory of Neuchatel to undergo tho
International Breguet chronometer
competition test.
Thirty-one of them are to be tested
for marine service and 113 forland.
Four countries have supplied the entries for 'the test, France .England,
Denmark and Switzerland, represented by 20 competing firms, 1 French, 2
English, I Danish and 16 Swiss.
The uesults of the test will be mado
known in September at a public gathering to commemorate the centenary
of A. L. Breguet, the famous Swiss
clockmaker of Neuchatel.
Uie King . a Farmer
King  :George    at   the ' Internationa!
-.-Institute, of. Agriculture,
';-: .     -'. - ������-���.. v. Rome,  " "   -.
X'-'l take- a personal and "active interest in. the fortunes .and -misfortunes
of the-industry, not. only in, my o\yn
country"arid.in the'British Dominion',
but through7lhe: world:'-1 .17am fully
awiire. tliat, in 'addition to'thej.uncer-
tainties-at sili.,tjm'es.inherent in'agri-.
culture, the Indus1ry:.today has to combat." special ditficuUies, owing'., to the,
severe fall in"., prices resulting from
tlie- great-war -upheaval...-. My: sym-.
pal'hy" goes'out to -my ' fellow, agrictit--.
turisls, in, their. Irials'and'anxielies;"
bill "1" do" "not despair, believing that
"their-traditional .patience, courage and
enterprise. ��"111.' again -. carry '��� them
triumphantly.'.through this ' ��� present
crisis."*"    - -   ;."'.        .     '������������ "'���     -  '���'
Build Many Elevators
Milling and   Elevator Company  Have
Ambitious Programme for This
V   Year'. '        .      ' '
The greatest elevator5 building programme for Western Canada in years
is contemplated this summer, according to milling and elevator companies.
If the present programme of the estimated  building is .carried  out there-
will be 175 to 200 additional elevators
erected in  the  prairie  provinces  before this year's crop begins to .move
from-the farms, at least this is tho
number now on the programme as laid
out by the different companies.
Airplanes For Forestry Patrol        ;
One of the eight large type fljlng.
machines built by the Viekers Company of Montreal, for the Canadian
Government, will go to Vancouver,
another to Dartmouth, and the other
six will be used ih the inland.provinces.   ' . - '- ������'. "7    ^
The machines will be used in forestry patrol work. ' The machines are
capable-of; carrying five- passengers'
and:,have, -a speed" of from . S5 to . 100
miles sin-hbur.-.V".--��� ---��� -  '���',-'-"  ''.-._
. Canadian  Wheat "For.. France' .
:   The Canadian press, learns tliat the
French Government has;instructed its'"
Chicago 7agericies -to '.-.buy . .ia-" three
months',".supply of wheat,'all'hopesof
a bumper'drop.in that- country hay��_-
been"..dissipated."    It   is -u'ndei^tood
that the-largest orders for the wheat
wili'.be placed .in Canada-on .account,
of.the exchange.     7 X ���'-...'.���':
���������"    Xhicagb.'s Park Area.' "���-'..,'.
Chicago is .last among- the six leVd-
in charge that .it" Svasii't. .done;." ������ ''-WcJljng'"fi|irS-of-tbe-wbrltl-'-in. percentage
of.iiark'a're'a to population, London has
18,000, a<:res; one. "and ; a'. .lialf-llmes I
A.nd7'H\s" Majesty "i.Vmarked;,.more than" Chicago. :'   Berlin's 35,000
'Governor-General. Goes East.'7.,,
-Baroii" Byng" .'of. 'Vimy, -Governor-
General ; of Canada, .and Lady ..Byng
are, now making; an extensiye.'tour. of
the' provinces" of-Nova .Scotia; .New
liiunswiek, Prince Edward Island and
Quebec i-They- will iiotbe back-;JD
Ottawa until;October 1st'next.-"'- LasJ
year ..Their Excellenck-s -made ,a four
month."-'.tour, of the western ]>rbvjnce!��,
goings as faiv'as.Dawson'-City' in1 tlio
;Yukon Territory..." ;       -'.-. '   '
j-iiiiprV'Ss '7011 our. patients 'that.-.the- c.ra-
' dies' nuist noi. be'-rocked.."    said"   the
J nurse.
j"Is."it,
Well!
self."
Two
Sight -Beats Smell
senses,     sight     and
smell,
old;fasliion?d:;to rock  cradle.:.?
I'm  a'.vbit,_phl'-fa.<-hi6ned. my-
. V.'ireless Brings s��6,Tio0 "^ -
More t.han'-��t��',000 las been 'received by the London Hospital as the' re-
sultof two broadcasting.appeals. The
wireless message transmitted from
London was- picked up as far away- as
.Scotland. Subscriptions came in
from Scotland, and .from every county
.in''England.7v-',.' ���-;'''.WW-7S <���[. ���y.Xy- .."���'
acres'Is. six times - more; t ban ���'Chicago's; ��� ��� Vienna,' 'with -15,0.00 acres,
has five, times more than Chicago.
Philadelphia's 6,358 acres .. is' .three
times more-than-Chicago's.. All this,
is-on the basis of population and the
standard
people.
of   one -acre.- :to each 100  fiia, last May.
��� - -Woman. Flier Makes Record' - ���'���
-, Mrs.' Bertha. 'HorchemV'-professional
iyiatrix,' bf '��� Ransom, 7 Kansas,; c^tab-
i lished a, newpfliciaT. altitude -record
f6r'w-oinehby7asceriding 'J6,300_feet at
St.' Louis. -. The 1 reyious-record was
15,700 feet-and was - made, b'i* Andree
Peyo,-'France "woman flieiv'in "Caiifpr-
..-'��� ' --; . Harvest Excursion's; -^ ' . ~
7 Arrangemc-r_ts7have been made for-
haiv;ester excursions from' .the-, east
and"Trqiu''BrJtIsh"^C6lumbia'-on.ip>acti^
cally the "same lines '.as"last -year; ,'ac-.
cording "to- J. -wVWard; /Secretary of
tlie Canadian Council of Agriculture.
It is.expec'ted that a larger number of
harvesters wili'be required' this ;y;ear
than last. ".    "-= ,' ���'...-���; .   .    ,-'
7 Powerful Aero Engine '"-
Britain "is'exhibiiing" =the world's
most,powerful aeroengine-^-the 1,000
horsepower.- Napier "Cub"���at "the
Jubilee -Exhibition at. Gothenburg,
this sumnie.r. '- ��� A , composite .exhibit
of all British aircraft "will also be seen.
Children Cry
For ^Castori^,
Especially   ';..Prepared;\ 7for.-.7_!r!fants.''
..-" and -..Children -'of   AH"' -, -"
- ������'[���'��� X'X-.'. ���    ��� ,,Ag?s, '     - - :   .'-.-.-;[
..'Mother! . .Fletcher's Castoria" has-
,beeri in 7 use for .oyer 30 years, to relievebabies, and children of Constipa*'
tion,.. Flatulency;; Wind Colic- and
Diarrhoea; allayinj; Feverislmess arls-
.irig therelrom, and,;by regulating tbe
Stomach and Bowels, aids; the assimi->-
Jatibn of Food; .giving natural sleep.
,without.opiates..,.,_ ;.'   7 .-
'."Tlie"genuine bears signature of ."'
iileUisfpiihl^abox
The adlded length of 'MAPLE
LEAP MATCHES means greater safety
when lighUng ranges, Stoves or7lar.icras.
,TI��ey win not glow after, use; Thcy are
not poisonous. Rats won't gnaw tJierhi
Tliey withstand jnoro moisture.       .
They are Different and Delter.;       "X. 7
'.- Ask for ihem.
by.hamey.
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:)deVta7';liaS Xi>e en x ifhaking7 a7 suc*esg7of
a ;iiai;:f-ac're'ttf.-'St ra"'irb;e.rrieC7frpm.7#bJcli;
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Fixing His Age
After telling a good joke, JUTr. Jones
vi-as a��ked if he 1 ad composed it hirn-
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THE     LEDGE.     GREENWOOD.     B.     0.
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Canada Is Preparing
Cordial Reception For
United States President
Ottawa.���Col. E. J. Chambers, gentleman usher of the Black Rod, has
left for Vancouver to assume, on bo-
half of the Dominion Government,
direction  of the  arrangements  being
made for the reception of President
Harding, Mrs. Harding, and party upon
the occasion of their approaching visit
to Canada. ^
'Thp_Pr.esi.dent of the United States,
having been invited to, visit the principal Canadian cities on the Pacific
coast as a guest of the Dominion, no
pains are being spared to 'impart a
thoroughly national character to the
reception.
The address of welcome to the
President, signed on behalf of the
Government and people of Canada by
the Prime Minister, the" Right Hon.
YV. L. Mackenzie King, has been handsomely embossed, and will be read
by the Hon. J. A. King, Minister of
Public/ Works, representing fhe Premier.
Mr. King is at present in Briti.sn
Columbia and has already arranged
the outline of the reception. The
main functions will include a formal
reception on arrival in naval and military setting, a huge popular luncheon
under provincial and, municipal auspices, and a formal dinner at the
Hotel-Vancouver given in honor ..of the
nation's guests by the Government of
Canada. To this function the leading men in oflicial and public life in
Western Canada and their wives will
be invited.
Study B.C. Liquor Control
Good Features In Act May Be Adopted
By Manitoba
Vancouver, B.C.���In order to investigate the working of the sale of liquor
under Government control in British
Columbia, Hon. R. \V. Craig, of Winnipeg, Attorney-General in the cabinet
of Premier Bracken of Manitoba, is
visiting Vancouver.
"We have been authorized by an
overwhelming vote' ot ihe people of
Manitoba to institute - the sale of
liquor by Government control, and' I
have come to the coast to consult the
Attorney-General and the members of
the ' liquor control board as to the
workings of the system here," said
.Mr. Craig.
. He had come to British-Columbia
with an open mind, Mr. 'Craig declared. If he , found good features
in the act here they would be adopty
ed by Manitoba.   ��� ���
WESTERN EDITORS
AREA SOWN TO WHEAT IN CANADA
SHOWS DECREASE OF 253,393 ACRES
Ottawa.���The total area sown to
wheat in Canada this-year shows a decrease of 253,393 acres, jis compa.;ed
with 1922, the figures being 22,169,300
acres as against 22,122,693 shown by
the revised estimate of the Dominion
Bureau "Statistics. The report is compiled on reports from crop correspondents as at the end of June.
The area sown?to spring wheat is
21,283,S00 acres, and to fall wheal,
885,500 acres.   Oats, 151,518,700 acres;
\
barley, 2,515,900 acres. For wheat,
oats and barley, the acreage represents a decrease of 1 per cent.' compared with 1922. Fall rye is, represented by 1,389,000 acres, and spring
rye by S29,'i00 acres, a total decrease
of four per cent. ^ N
Hay and" clover show 10,167,000 and
alfalfa 312,500 acres, both showing an
increase of 2 per cent. The area
planted in potatoes is estimated at
656,300 acres, ar'decrease of 4 per cent.
Canadians For
Colonial Service
Announces
Made
British    Colonial     Office
Positions      Will      Be
-" Available
London.���In    ilie    House of Lords,
Earl Grey asked whether it wasVtrue
that the Colonial Ollice recently made
arrangements to consider the application from graduates of Canadian Universities for appointments fo the Brit-
-ish colonial service and whether representatives of the Colonial Ollice had
recently been  to Canada    to    confer
with  the-Canadian authorities in lhe
matter.
The Duke of Devonshire, Secretary
J'or the Colonies,   replied   that   satisfactory    progress" had    been    made.
The Colonial Office has it under eon-
:' skleration nnd it was recognized thai
it was essential that universities that
participated in the scheme should be
kept, posted  regarding  the nature of
suitable openings in the colonial service  with   the   conditions  of service,
pay, eic.-,'  If was also necessary, that
anyone recommended lor duty among
-native  races  should  be carefully  se-
; lected    and ..arrangements - provided
���'.that,the Secretary o'f-. State, mighf have'
"full information' regarding "the"- candi-
.dales- which   might.:.'be-, brought, for-
" ward.;..--.".-'-     ..-!.". '" V      ���    '.
--" ..The  former.-Secretary  for the  Col:
-pnies. had!'sent hisrprivate secretary
.'on a lour' of- vCanada,' lie .said, where
lie- got in. close' IoucIk with.Jthe universities.  -^A"s.av result of this tour,
- officers, had 7 been; appointed  .it :;eaeh
.university.  * Each university' has a selection board, he stated, and there was-
.'a-. cent .raj' committee at'.- Ottawa,' con-7
' .sisting, of experienced .men.Cwlio-. dealt
..with the names' sen! .to* ih'em;:Trbr_i the'
'���universities'. -   . --���"'���    ..--"   ���..'���'' -.,.7 .,
;'- .Two graduates, the Duke oi; Devon-.
'shire/stated,.had already been'placed.
. .'He "felt.quite certain'(hat "the'-scheme.
would be a success.and."that'll;would
"not'only be a .benefit to the colonial'
' service .but there would .be., a- clearer
understanding in Canada of the .needs,-
opporturiities"-and ���resources." of --the
-Empire. "\ 7    .���;.-.."������'    '"���' XXX X " V
-No . large, influx of Canadians was
'anticipated.'. Probably live' .or"' six
men -.would"'"be" picked annually..'
Prince Of Wales
Coming to Canada
.Expects to Spend Two Months On
Alberta Ranch'
London.���The Prince of Wales, it
was learned, intend.5 to visit Canada
in the autumn. He will go in a. private capacity and will not accept official engagements during his slay.  -���"
The object of the proposed visit, is
to redeem Ihe implied promise he
made during the fall of 1919 when, in
referring to the ranch in Alberta, he
said he hoped to visit it sometimes
and make it. his home.
The Daily Mai! says the Prince will
sail the beginning of September and
return ' toward the end of October.
It is understood that His Royal Highness will live the'life of a rancher in
a hut or- ieni. . ' ....
France Would Be Prepared
Must Be Ready to Strike the First
Blow
Paris.���The plan for the re-organization of France's army of 660,000
men was distributed among the members of parliament by Colonel Jean
Fabry, reporter fer the Chamber Army
Commission. It contemplates a mod-
ernized force, based on the lessons of
the great war, with serious attention
to new developments in aviation and
war materials.
Aviation' and gas, the. report said,
are menaces of the future.     Germany,
, _^-
by force of circumstances, must seek
her field of action in the air; therefore France must be strong there.
"We are preparing the army for
war, which we are resolved to~prevent," continues the report, "but must
be ready to strike the first blow.
France is now superior to other nations in aviation, except perhaps
bombing planes, but she cannot rest
satisfied, and must not be conteut
with machine guns in the air, for perhaps the time is near when aerial cannon will appear.".
A. Fjnch, Editor and Proprietor of The
Press, Battleford, Sask.
Harvest First Wheat
limited Funds For
Protection Of Ships
Amount of $1,500,000 Allowed Canada
Does Not Go Far
Ottawa.���An insight into ihe importance of the British navy and the'
Royal Canadian navy to the economic
welfare ofthe country was given the
members of the Rotary Club of Ottawa
at their weekly luncheon, when Captain AV. Hose, R.C.N., Director of the
Naval Service, Ottawa, delivered an
address on "The Relation of the Navy
to the Economic Life of the Country."
' Canada allowed $1,500,000 yearly
for the protection of her own trade
by her own ship. Under the'most
stringent economy this amount did
not go very far, and the problem of
tlie naval service was to give a maximum of protection for the amount
granted. The best way to assure
this protection that,had so far been
arrived at was the concentration in
the trade outlet ol: the. country, and
with an active force of 400 men and a
rserve of 1,500 lhe department
doing its utmost.
Cossider French Policy
In Ruhr Is Menacing
The Whole Of Europe
-o.>
in
First  Cutting  of  Season ��� Reported
. Manitoba
Winnipeg.���Crop reports issued by
the Canadian Pacific and Canadian National Railways give every .hope for a
bountiful crop in Western Canada this
year._ V    "
Wheat is in full head in many part*
of the prairie provinces, and it is expected that winter rye harvest will be
general by this week. The first cutting has been reported from White
Plains, west of'Winnipeg.
Pastures are said to be in good
shape, livestock shows an improvement, grasshoppers are well under
control, and no rust is indicatd.
,, While a few place. in Southern
Manitoba report the need of rain,
the w'eather is ,generaly most satisfactory, and there is sufficient moisture. Saskatchewan and Alberta
farmers are decidedly optimistic.
Gift For Great Britain
Many Harvesters Needed .
Winnipeg.���Western Canada will
require approximately 20 per cent,
more harvesters to .garner" this year's
crop than was needed last year, according to present indications! This
means>i'.ecessity forjmportation from
Ontario, - Quebec, the Maritime Provinces and British:Columbia, of. some
60,000'".men- on. the 7 regular harvester
excursions.1 X-X'\.       ������''������'" '���'���',.
.-.'���_ Name -New -Lava Mountain-
��� Catania, ."Sicily.���The. .voleahoists
here..to "study- the -recent'disastrous
eruption of Mount' Etna, have- voted
unanimously "to' nam"e7 the.: new. hill
created 7by the last outpouring of lava,
Mount-Victor iii-honor ofthe Kirig,-
ahd the -new crater Mussolini, after
the premier.,;.  -."'..--'-.     ..-'.-"..'[    '-'
-'. Great- Singer Goes" "Blind
7'M_ilan���Giuseppe.Boi-gatti; the tenor;
regarded' as one 'ofthe best in Italy in
'Wagnerian roles,, hits -become totally,
blind, "The singen lias, accepted the
inevitable bravely, even cheerfully; remarking: "Fortunately 1-eari s'tili. hear
music and'teach it.!-'.  -"".���        '-   . .   .
. " .Be .fair . to.-your .local merchants.
' .. Ask' to see his" goods-and   compare
.. prices before sending your--money t'o
;. glhe mail order,houses.     Vou will, find
\ -that'll pays.". .     .    _���-."-.'���'.;  ' V "7. -'
Cousin of Duchess Suicides
":��� Woking; England.���Suicide wliile'of
imsound mind was the Verdict,returned . aL'-.ithe 'inquest, into lhe' dea.ili "of
Angus ..Patrick; Bowes-Lybn,: cousin of
the Duchess-of Vork, whose bodv was
found in a mo'fpr car near here. Death
was' caused" by'sliboting.   " '   "...-'-.-,
-..,.   ... Ratify Treaty...
-Paris.-V-T-lie.Senate, has ratified the
Franco-Canadian commercial.treaty.;
Beer An&TWine League
. Winnipeg.���Manitoba, rejected the
proposal ofthe Uee.r and Wine League
which had the backing of theHoteJ--.
���men's Association,'-'' for.-; sale " o'f-.beer
and ; winej,-":wiih"-,-ro"eals7 jn ' licensed
: hotels, almost, as e;mphaticaly as three
���weeks ago the province adopted' the
plan of the Moderation League for sale
by the Government o'f ail liquor for
bm-ernge putp.os-s...
. Manitoba thus-has set her. course in
the matter of intoxicating liquor?, and
7 the legislature will meet on July 25 to
take, the steps which are necessary to
- bring into efltect at an early, date the
do.cisiOB' of the people that there shall
be Ifgalsaie for cV-��>?STnption, in-permanent or tt-mporaiy residences,'but
:��� that, public .drinking.shall not .be.Tper-
--Htltled. ' ".-.-'.   "���'���    ''"
'W.- N.=-U.""a��17-:
The city - of .Winnipeg '��� went- againn
the . bi.ll-7-7bV.--. 7.536-itf a total -.vote, of'
32,772; which is'less' than half the
"vote cast at the. Moderation-referendum on June 22. There were,20,154
opposed, to tlie bill and .12,018 for it.
In June, CS,0-17 persons voted in
Winnipeg, of whom 45,954 were "wet"
and 2O.0&3 "dry." The dry vote,
therefore, was unchanged, while 33,-
OfHkvotes which "went for the Moderation bill,- were today not. cast. In a
general way that was the experience
throughout the province. The .vole
was- sniall befcairee-ihe support which
went to the, Moderafion'Xeague.could
not be eommar.f.efi by'-the Beer-and'
Wine League and at tlie same .tinie the
opposition to- tlie. firs Vbiii was just as
keenly.._eyidenced - in..- r��-gard -lo. the re-
'cctit.sni'.v..'.;-. X..-'xVV 7;Wv v.W
Straits Settlements Donate Naval Base
Sites at Singapore
London.���The sites for the British
Government's new naval base anj airdrome at Singapore will be donated
by the Straits Settlements to Great
Britain, Lt.-Col. Amery, First Lord of
the Admiralty, announced in reply to
a question in the House of Commons:
The Governor had notified the Colonial Secretary thai the sites had been
selected and would be acquired by the
Government of. the colony and. handed
over as a free gift.   '   ' .-'���'"-'
Prosperity For Western Canada-
Winnipeg.���"Everywhere we have
found , a spirit of genuine optimism
and unless- extraordinary '.happenings
occur,-XVes'tern. Canada-.is���.in "for one
of its prosperous, "years,", declared 'J.-
E.; "Oairymple,. .Mo'nerca'l;*.. Vice-President'in charge of traffic; ;Cana'dian.Na-.
tional Railways; when, he:"returned.to
-Winnipeg following'a_lrip". of inspection.! li rough the;,western.provinces."
. , Rower':Plant.Struck ;, V"
.-��� Medicine. Hat, ;Alta.���The"" 'power
plant .at'Redc'lifCe was.struck by lightning and totally- destroyed .in. a -Heavy
storm. .. The damage is estimatedat
815,000.- -;'fhe town,-tya.s without'.'water,
supply and the council .met to devise
���some - means of arranging" for; a'.jem
pcrary".supply."":;;.7; ' -.,,'    y ���- -
Friction Oyer Chester'Conc'essibn's.
New -"York.���Because of friction . be"
(ween '.Canadian investors - and the
United St"ates;.interests_ involved in the
scheme -to develop the Chester coiV
cession .iri.Anatolia, ihe- huge,-enter-,
prise, reported ;'to -be' worth ��� approximately" ?.2,ftq0,000,000,'." may" - be-- a
failure.     . " ���',-  -   y -,
--. '.,;- Gift."Approved . ' 7
,Pa'ris_��� 71 he . Chamber ��� of - Deputies,
unanimously.adopted the fcjll approving tlie .Franco-Canadian-agreement
wiil'V regard .to -Fr'a'n'cr's.-'gift ot'.the-
2G0-acre, site for- the Canadian, menior-"
ial at Vimy .Ridge.. ; ;'���      - '  7- ���- ;'��� 7
The Coal Strike
Turks Want British
Warships Withdrawn
New Difficulties Raised At Near East
Conference
Lausanne.���The Turks have damped
the rejoicings of the Near East conference by raising new difficulties.
They want all the British warships
withdrawn from <he straits simultaneous with the troops, but the British
insisted on their right to keep two
cruisers pending ratification of the
straits convention.
Although exhausted by long months
of negotiations, Tsmet Pasha strenuously contested the British contention during a session which lasted
well into the right, declaring that
this was against the spirit, if not
against the letter, of the treaty. The
session broke up without agreement.
Preparing Bill For
Dominion Game Laws
Legislation In B.C. May Be Used As
Basis s
Victoria.���British Columbia's legislation for the conservation of game
may be used as the basis for a uniform
law to be adopted in all provinces of
Canada, according to M. B. Jackson,
Chairman of the Game Conservation
Board, who has returned from a series
of conferences in Golden and Winnipeg, where the game affairs were discussed. Mr. Jackson said he had
been requested by the five . govern-
represented���Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec���to draft legislation along the general lines of the British Columbia Act
and incorporating the features specifically required by the other provinces
respectively for , general adoption
throughout the Dominion. It is expected the Government will support
the legislation proposed and preparation of the bill will proceed at once,
so that it may be submitted to the
next session of the Legislature.
/
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Premier    King    Doubts    Necessity
Appointing Royal Commission
.Ottawa.���Replying to the letter from
the. executive of the' Trades and Labor
Congress of Canada, Right Hon. W. L.
Mackenzie King, Prime Minister,
states that he. would be pleased to
discuss the,question of appointing a
Royal Commission lo probe the situation in the Cape Breton strike area
with his colleagues. He states, however, that he doubts the necessity for
the appointment of such a commission.
With regard lo the1 suggestion that
Parliament be summoned to take
steps for the removal of troops from
the scene of lhe trouble, Mr." King
sT_ir.es that the section of the Militia
Act referred to by the executive in its
letter under which" Parliament may be
called, '-'has reference, to the placing of
the militia, on -.active service for the
defence of" Canada, in an -emergency,
but does.not relate"to the calling out
ofmiliti.iiifaid of-the civil power."."
Visit Western Fairs
Director" .of-.Exhibits - for"!.-Empire
" - Exhibition,.Will Make Tour , .;
.-^Toronto".���7.J. S.'-MoKinnon, Director
of- Industrial'. Exhibits for"-! Canada -at
the' British.-"Empire', exhibition, to. be
held-. in' We'mbley'.Park,. London,' -next;
year, lias le'ft';.6na" tour ofthe western,
-provinces, iii-the. interests of the ex-;
-hibil'ion. " Mr. McKir.non'will visit
the cliief- centres 7in'.Manitoba',-.Sas-
'k<;U"chewa"ri",7Alb^rTa ^
-bia arid will .take in as many of the
���exhibitions iri the west as he.'ean.. .
��� -Mr..McKinnpn was-..���appointed, .by
the "Dominion. -.Government to-, take
cburgeof Canada's' display "at the. British Empire exhibition.-..His western
���'to.ur ,is for fhe purpose" of-arranging:
(Tpr-che industrial feature- of ,llie Canadian, exhibits at Wembley .Park:-
Mennonite Settlers
For Saskatchewan
Over Six Hundred Now On Way to
Canada
London.���With over 600 Mennonites
on board bound for Saskatchewan, the
ocean liner Scotian has left Suthamp-
ton- for Canada. The Mennonites
were taken aboard the vessel at Riga,
Latvia, Baltic republic.
ft is proposed to send similar parties of ^migrants io Canada at short
intervals.
Giving Preference To
United States' Boats
Mails Held For American Boats Unless
Specifically Routed
New York.���United Slates' ships
are being given preference in transportation of mails to Europe, it was
announced by John J. Kelly, Assistant Postmaster of New York. He
said instructions from Washington
were to the effect that mails should
be delayed as much as 21 hours, whenever, by so doing, it is possible to send
them on United States' ships.
When the Leviathan s'ailed recently
t
she enrried 7,479 sacks of mails, much
of it. held over from the previous Sunday. The British liner Aquitanla,
which sailed a day ahead of the Le-.,
viathan. carried only ]07 sacks, all
specifically routed via the Aquitania.
Earthquake Under Pacific
*
Victoria.
Victoria Observatory Feels Tremor for
Over Three Ht-urs
B.C.-.���A severe earthquake
shock; believed to have centred 5,740
miles from Victoria!' arid under'the
floor:6f ihe" Pacific' Ocean,, was-'record-
e'd ori the-seismograph at Gonzales Observatory here,- commencing, at 7.37.50
a.rii'., "with.-, the, maximum wave at
8.0L50, and continuing for,-3% hours.
;Ai7l.27 a.'niV" a quake, of-lesser intensity ' was,'registered - from,.the. same
area, and continued"for;tyro hours:-
.WanUArab' Covernment."
" Jerusalem.-^-An Independent :, Arab
Government fbr Palestine is'the minimum that will.- satisfy -Arab aspirations, ��� declared "- Musa Kasim, Pasha,
Chairman'bf the Palestine- Arab' Executive;-; before., leaving _ for . London,
where he will strive.Tor 'British. recog7-
niiionV     - ' ���  . --" '   -'���' "-"- -' 7- '-- ���'.
.-.Fire In Vancouver, Theatre .
. Vancouver.���Fire wliich .apparently-
began-in the moving pictuVeoperator's
;room'in7 the. Orpheum- Theatre" here,-,
did damage estimiued.-at about ?20,0(��'0".
The theatre was" "dark." andncibody
was-'in the'building.,a.t the ,tlm*\ .   7-
'Biilgaria .Wahts. Outlet-to. Sea-
Sofia; Bulgaria.���^"Bulgaria .must
have'- her'. promised .''outlet .to -ihe"
Aegean Sea; ' she- will not. be 'thro"t.:
-tied,-'.' declared Premier. Sahkoff .in.an
interview in connection- with the ou.:.
coine of lhe Near-East "Peace -Conference at-Lausanne.'.       .-������.."
-.', I. W. W. Convicted
Los'Ang'eles.-r-Twerit'y-se'yen alleged
members of.the; Industrial Workers of
the-'-World .were "convicted in the, Los
Angeles Superior Court on" two. counts
of ;7sm'" -indictment" charging criminaj
Kvn'dicalism.; '   -������   -_ ,-. ���    "'-  .
Says Farmers Want Sapiro
Would Secure Unanimous Support,
Opinion  of L. C. Brouilette
Saskatoon.���"Premier Dunning is
wrong if. lie does not think lhe farmers want Aaron Sapiro to come to
Western Canada to organise a voluntary wheat pool," said L. C. Brouilette,
of Landis, representing the Farmers'
Union, in an interview,here.
"It is'quite true that there are man V
men in the farmers' organization who
know more about the Western Canada
grain- business than' Mr. Sapiro does,
but they cannot; secure the unanimous
support; of ihe "farmers -the way .Mr.
Sapiro can: ���_ ,-      :"   [,:'���[��� '"-"..":- ���.:
Mystery Airship Finished
British ���Intercd^tO-Use.-Plane-foV. Home
���'i-   XX',-- Defence   '  --.   ;;.y-'   ':'���
'. London!���The  famous .mystery  airship has.seen finished- at the" Norwich
Aerodrome, in ,the factory'of Messrs.
Boulton, Paul and'Company, and the
employees who have "been engaged in
ils- construction -for--month's'past- re
fuseyto divulge;.the smallest detail of,
this- hush-hush.plane!...:. *'  '. :"" .-   .".'
- it", is    conceded, ' however,"!o have
revolutionary,'features, but anyoneVis
liable!tb. dire-pains and penalties who
publishes any. of its secrets:,""
'/".lf'-is".intended   for- service- by' the1
home" defence -fighting squadrons and
the methods of arming make its elfi-
c.iericy far in.advance of any previous
type." ' ''    '-  ��� V     '    ��� ' " -"���"   7    . -.
London.���The Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, in the Hous,e ot Commons, and Marquis Curzon, in ihe
House of Lords, to eager audience,
made identical pronouncements on the
Government's policy on the repara-
fins problem. In contrast to statements on the same issue by his predecessors, Mr. Lloyd George and Mr.
Bonar Law, which were very lengthy,
Premier ��� Baldwin's speech was particularly brief, taking about sixteen
minutes for delivery and, as in neither
House did the Opposition offer criticism of any conseauence; ihe momentous proceedings were quickly ended.
The question on everybody's lips��� 7
how far the British Government disapproved of the French Ruhr policy?
was to a great extent unanswered.
Premier Baldwin certainly .moved
quite perceptibly away from Mr. Bonar
Law's attitude of passive tranquilty,
inasmuch as he announced the Government's decision lo submit to the allies a separate reply to Germany's latest offer. But he did not give the
slightest indication .of the nature of
ihe proposed reply. ���
This was the ?nly important point
in the pronouncement whicli was
chiefly a warning couched in the most
friendly language, but plainly telling
France that the British Government
could not much longer remain a passive spectator fid a policy which
threatened the economic collapse of
Germany, and with it:, disaster to the
whole of Europe.
Taken as a whole, the pronouncement seemed to be a new appeal to
France to retrace her steps and come
into line with all ihe allies in a new
effort to settle the reparations prob- .
lem by negotiation instead of by military penalties. The Premier, was
most careful to avoid any shutting of
the door on renewed negotiations.
Nofable., points were the complete absence of any reference to the United
Slates in connection with the negotiations and emphasis that Italy was with
England, rather than with France.
The Prime'Minister was emphatic in
declaring thai Germany must be made
to pay to the! extent of her capacity,
but he made no answer to the French
demands as to what .should constitute
France's security in ihe absence of
the Anglo-French-American convention, which was originally proposed to
afford France security against a renewed German attack. He alluded
incidentally to what was considered
the pet theory of himself and Regis-.
aid McKen'na, that the reparations
problem needs seltlement in connection with the inter-allied debts, but he
omitted to enlarge on this point.
Clearly the British policy was developed step by step, leaving an open-
irig;to the last for France to come into
line. - It may bc assumed that any
question "of calling a conference of
bankers.', and experts to" determine
Germany's paying capacity will come
in, the' proposed reply "to the German -
offer, which made that suggestion.
Fruit Rotting On, the Trees-
Renewed Activity At Doom
Ex-Kaiser- Paying..Frequent  Visits  to
. --- 7 ���' Dutch-Aristocracy-
The' Hague.���-According   to   current
reports; there  are'7signs .of renewed
activity'���at.the .Hquse o.f_Pqorn,;.wher_e _
former - Emperor ,:Wiiliam -is ��� in exile."
'.There"are, constant arrivals from Germany',  the. latest-being1 Prince   Eitel
Freidrich' and '.Dr!- Gai:l Helffe'rich,. the
financial" authority.. '������'��� The   Princess
llermine  is" often;;seen;'cycling' with
her two-sons in-the. village, while" the
ex^Kaiser is paying" "��� more'' frequent
visits -with, 'his-wife to" .members of the
-Dutch aristocracy-residing riear'Doorn.-
���   Entertain President Harding ..'
Ottawa.-^���President- * Harding.- ' who .
S"jv-.il 1 visit Varicouver'on his ".way back.
,St, Catharines, Ont.���Never .has Nia-.j.from'Alaska,: will be .the guest of the
gara-.district-seen such a wealth, of
cherries -ffs "this year and ..because' of
the-low prices and '-inability _ to-get-
pickers a good-deal of the fruit niust
rot" on-life trees.     On the markefli'ere
cherries; are selling-as low as
30 cents.a six-quart barker. :'
.'5 and
���������.--.\--Arms'"Tr'eat"y Ratified
Paris.���The .French. Senate ratified
the. Washington treaty- I'or the limitation "of .naval, armaments 7wi,'10Ut
reservations,-by1 a. vote-6f.2S7 to-3. ���
Dominion,Government; while in.-. Canada.-:   He is expeeted'in Vancouver on
July 26. ��� An.address of-.'^.clcome^wiir'.'
be..- presented-.-to'- him" by-Hon.' J., If.',
King, Minister of Public. Works'.
,,.' Famous-Actor Dies :. '- ������
. London.���Albert ''Chevalier, 62,' v.n-
a'cto.r!, famous, as ��i~ delineator, of Uie.
coster lifev, is dead here. ," Chevalier
made several tours ..-o'f.Canada-! - His
stage career covered a peribd'of more
iiian-40 years.-.   .'"''���'      -'..  .':""-:
Jlnae Inopgortiine Foi:
Of Mr Armanieiits
London.--U was disclosed in ..he
House of Lords that the Government
thinks .ihe present moment inopportune to initiate an international conference, on the limitation of air "armaments. . The Hous^ was debating. th"<��
motion which had been ihtr?)duc��d by
Lord Gorreil aimed at'hating Grest
Britain join with. the. United States
government, for such a conference.
The met ion' was -negatived without
division." The debate ranged over the
whole -question7of land. sea. and air
defense,, raucb satisfaction  being ex
pressed, -notably by the speakers' for.
the .Government -at ihe ratification' of'1
the Washington -treaties .by France. -
.The" Marquis "6f .-Salisbury, Lord
President'- o.f- the' --Council,.--.said 'the
Prime Minister Jiad already" set! for.th
the Govemmfiit's desire to co-operate,
to ihe ulmbst with other !'naiioris oh
tlie lines" of the' .Washington " agree-.
���n-ents .for ihe .'limitation-ot air'srma-
! ments, but while the.situation in Eur7
ope was so sprained, .any. steps in that
direction now would be wholly fruitless, .and there would.be almost a cerf
tainty to be .misunderstood.' --':-��� ���
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your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pi eased
to have more money.
We don't know the  best age to
marry unless it is later on.
The girl who loses her'head gen-
erall finds it oh somebody's
shoulder.
Courtship has the same relation
to marriage as a seed catalogue to
a garden.
Kemember that the flies are very
careless about wiping their feet
and swat them.
Lots of men who claim to come
from a fine family appear to be a
long way from home.
Nine ont of every ten women
marry for a home. It is not
known why men marry.
The average girl these days must-
be highly imaginative else she
wouldn't be sure she had all her
clothes.on.-    v - - '        "-    7-".���'.'.-.
V��� -TiiE'oniy- wild . animals7not prb-
7tecte,d..byVgame' laws7in tliis pro-,
vince.. are:': wolves,7 ^coyotes _aud������
husbands. ���'-'.   i;-'   -';' - "'���    :"
There is trouble brewing... if.a
man  makes up -his- mind to .stay
'borne;after a woman  has made up
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News From Victoria,
Victoria, July IS.--Leading pol-
iticanB.throughout. British  Oolum-.
Vbia7see adecided change.in political
conditions through. the defeat of
the farmervparty. in:-OntariQi and
'the prediction, is .'.made that at,the
'.next-"general"."election.; party "lines
..will   be   followed   strictly. ' - The
7 claim is' also made,, and  no doubt;
:���. rightly,., that, the, downfall.o.f ...the
farmer movement has . decidedly
.strenythened. ...the   hands '.-of; the
r Oliver Government. With a comfortable .,.working '.majority,'.,and
with progressive legislation- show-
...ing.beneficial results,.. the present
administration may. look ���[ for sup-
pott from, those inclined .to break
away from old connections.. , The.
; split in the: Conservative ..ranks in.
this province promises to. remain;
/unleEs the.Tories unite under the
leadership of a man. like7. Hop. S.
:F_: Tolmie. - Many of the support
erg of Qen;;A. I). ;;MeRae are Conservatives who   threw  over their
7 allagiance to Mr. Bowser but hot
their love of their old party! How-
ever,  General McRae declares, he
���=��� is in the field So stay and. the .Lib-
, eral Goyernmeut willbe^materially
-strengthened.  V '" ,
There has been plenty of ground
"for the stand taken by Attorney-.
General Manson, Hon. William.
Sloan, minister of mines, and other
government supporters against the
Inroads of Orientals in- this province, andthe realization7 has been
brought home graphicallylVthat-
"something mast be done" 7 and
done quickly. ."'," W V.
Kecent figures given put by the
government show, that Japanese
multiply three times- faster than
whites in British Columbia. There
are 25,000 = Japanese in the; province and only 882 in the rest of
the Dominion. .Vancouver alone
has 4246 Japanese. 7:
7 Little' wonder.Xthe..citizens of
manj.x districts,.Xb&veX repeatedly
7cried out against ihe Oriental.   ��� , -.
Crop Report
Below will be found a brief
synop3is of telegraph reports received at the Head Office of the
Bank of Montreal from its branches.
The branch managers have complete aud intimate knowledge of
each local situation and are in close
touch with crop conditions in all
sections of the districts mentioned.
GENERAL
The state of practically all crops
throughout the Dominion is exceptionally good. In the three
Prairie Provinces good growing
weather continues and the wheat is
heading out. Damage from hail
has not been above average and no
serious damage is reported from insect pests. Average crops are indicated for Quebec Province and a
good all around crop for Ontario.
In the Maritime Provinces hay will
be below average. Estimates are
for a large crop of apples. While in
BRITISH  COLUMBIA
field crops and tree fruits are in
promising condition with weather
favorable. Grain is doing well.
Roots have benefitted by rains but
potatoes near Ashcroft may be
below average. In Okanagan Valley all tree fruits are growing rapidly. More thinning than UBual is
being done and a large proportion
of No. 1 fruit is expected. Raspberries in good condition and picking has begun. Some damage has
been done to currants by cater
pillars. Pasturage plentiful and
in good condition.
Boy Scouts
Troop    meets    on   Friday    at
7:30 p.m. in the Fire Hall.
CUBS
There   will   be no  meeting  of
the Cubs until further notice.
ASSAYER
E. W. WIDDOWSOJN, Assayer and
Chemist, Box Bii.08, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
$1.25 each. Gold-Silver $1.75. Gold-
Silver with Copper or Lead J3.00. Silver-Lead $2.00. Silver-Lead-Zinc' $3.00.
Charges for other metals,' etc., r.n application.
Constance Talmadge in
"Polly of the Follies"
The pangs of unsatisfied love
burn deep in the heart of Polly
Meacham, the screen character
played by the winsome star, Constance Talmadge in her latest
vehicle, "Polly of the Follies,"
which will be shown at the Greenwood Theatre on Sat., July 21st.
Bob Jones, the party of the second
part is willing enough; but Polly's
uncle has his own ideas about the
mature age of marriage.
Frustrated in her plans to win a
husband Polly goes in for success."
Flo Ziegfeld and his manipulations
of beauty feature in a pleasing
manner in this light screen comedy
as.Polly wends her way to Gotham
to seek the transitory glory of the
stage.     .,..-���'"'-_".,.-'"'.
District U. F. B. C. Meeting
There will be a meeting- of
delegates of Greenwood United
Farmers District Association at
Rock Creek, Co-Operative Hall,
at 8 p.m. Saturday, 21st July.
Business: To discuss the question
of holding another Picnic aud the
question of a War Memorial.
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Five-sixth of the timbered area in B.C. belongs to
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Each year, it is increasing in value as the more
accessible timber is tut.
In 1922 there was received from the sale of such
timber the sum of $620,000.
This helped to keep your taxes down, and to build
up the Province.
Green Timber is British Columbia's assurance of
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GOOD MONEY IN GOOD FARMING
"Let's Get to Work and
theM^
age
99.
INE years, ago Canada's na-7
tional debt was ��� aboutV one- 7
third of a billion;   It; is more 77
; than two and. one-third billions
V'today.    .'
.  7 Our debts" have greatly in-
. creased ��� pur. revenues  must  7
also go up. The. farmer has to ',
.. bear his share of the increased .7
burden., That means he must  ;
increase his revenue. -    ; 7
Complaint has/been heard
that farmers und e r present .;
Vconditions in; Caria~da~caririot~ 7
make farming pay..  And yet
many .thousands of Canadian .
���farmers dp make it pay.,
���;   How kit Done?
7. 7Patient and,industrious* "carry.,
on" . will do wonders, but some-
X thing more is needed.7 Too often
���r "patient industry" is coupled with;
-   "dull.persistence "   inVpoorly;
thought out methods. ,'.'"  ���-;
V-Farmers today more, than'ever,
" must plan ahead, as well as "plug
_ along"; indeed they. have no. op,-. '
V tion, if.they wish 7 to succeed.
V Co-ordination of, head and hand ' ���
, will mean real. success.;,. Farming.
. ;in Canada.has paid-and pays how7
on many farms.  It can be made to
.pay on almost, every, farm.   Caiia- ,:
dian agriculture has passed through
,7 low   profit-making   eras' successfully, in the past and can-do. so
,- again..,-"".,-     .._-,' VV;  Xy-. '���    .-'���-...������
Crop Returns Should be Increased
7 On the. Central Experimental Farm at.'.
.: Ottawa some, crop costs and crop profits
in. 1922 as contrasted with all-Ontario
average crop^costs and crop profits are,
" given'below.J The all-Ontario figures are
in. brackets: =.7-, -[���.'    "���'���', '���.-''     .
'Cost per acre      ProSt per acre
Hay    ...$2i;i3" ($13.50)      $11.21 .($5.09)
. . Corn "for-      .
. Forage $47.50 ($33.75)      $10.38 ($2.86)
Oats      $26.47 ($19.32)      $ 7.33 (    .04)
Similar results can be shown from .the Dominion-.
Experimental Farms"in, every province. ".'��� 7';-:v 77.. '
Experimental Farm crops are
.sometimes claimed to be produced
at too great cost. Thousands of
experiments, however, show that
increased cropping costs wisely
applied up to a reasonable point
always increase crop profits. This
is true on the Experimental Farm
!���and on any and every farm.
With the increased cost of--production; the higher., standards' of 7
living now prevailing cannot be
maintained by poor farm management, "boarder" milkers, scrub
..beeves,,poor, quality hogs or non-,
-profit'able hens.-. -   V-    77.7.
..That even under "present condi-
-tions profits may be made is.testi-
'. fied.by many skilful, observant and.
non-plunging farmers, who believe
more in the policy of "slow-but
sure".and "pay as you go" rather
.than .speed, with excessive borrowing and, the. often consequent
; disaster.   .;'.; ���-.'.'���
7 The result's :oriourExperimehtal
���Farms also bear 7testimony to the
, value of thorough, skilful >ork.
Thie Farmer Must  ���
Manufacture. *"
;    But crops alone are not enough..
.The farmer must ..change his crops
into  less';bulky and, more  high-
priced products���7milk, pork, beef,.
mutton; poultry, etc. 7      ���     7
- With fair yielding cows dairying
shows good profits in Canada.;The
average   cow. has   increased   her
. yield 25% in the, last ten years;
She can. quite readily go up another. 25% and more, and there's
where the profit lies." Better feeding, - better  selection: and  better
; breeding will do . the job-^feed,
weed,.breed..
To do tetter feeding, means
better, pastures and mbre.generous
supplies of palatable:. roughage;
Short rations including clover, and ,
ensilage.; crops . (corn, sunflower,
pea and oat, etc.) will provide feed
in. abundance for both summer and
winter.   The experiments and in-
7vestigations-which!the Dominion
Department  of Agriculture have ;
carried;. oh: prove   that   farming
...scientifically,   and   systematically
.undertaken will-pay profits.   The-
. records and particulars of such
work in every province are available to the Canadian,farmer.. -
Are yon growing grain, or-producing...
'-"   seed  or  interested   in  fruit?-   We  can
7 give you .information that will helpyon..
-Doyon breed live stock?   Are yon keep-
.ing: dairy cattle?  Are you inttrested in
poultry or bees?   Ask us.for information.- We have some, that will help yoa. .
We have pnMlihed and have for free
distribation 390 difffcrent reports, feol-
Utitis and circnlars deallntr with/matters
of interest to yon. Ask foKjwhat yen
want, or for a list ��f onr jwlUcations.
We shall have something more
to say later. Meantime write the
Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, about your problem;?.
CANADIAN
Summer Excursion Fares
To Eastern Destinations
On Sale Daily May 15th to Sept. 15
Return Limit Oct. 31
Winnipeg $7200
Toionto'' ..............$113.75
Hamilton $[13.75
Loudon..���.;._....;............. $113.75
.Quebec........................$i4i.So
St. John ;..$160,307
St. Paul .". $72.00
Minneapolis ...........,...,..$72.00
Dnluth ............$72.00
Fort William
Niagara'Falls
Ottawa	
Montreal	
Moncton .......
Halifax'.'.........
Chicago	
New York	
Boston 	
...$S6.3o
,.$120,627
..$127.95
������^32.75
.$160.30
.$166.95
s.oo
.$147.40
���?i53-50
TAX ADDITIONAL
Many Additional Destinations
Ask for Rates from and to any Point
Route  via Pott -Arthur   or7 via "Soo  Line,   through
,Winuipeg,-or Portal, thence via Chicago or Sault  Ste. Marie
via. Great Lakes; br.via. Califoraia at additional fare; or good'
to jgo via one; of the above routes,.return another. ".
V".'yX S;XARTEF^ Dist. Pass. Agt.,
-������- -'Nelson, B.C ,   -
The ��oi{)Iiate(f7|ijiiiig7& Smelting Co.
7 7V: V::!:9l_.Canadfl.iLlJmjted  _
/V-7   XX': --.   Office,'-Smelting and Refining Department
������''"��� V''~'������;"" WXR'^IL", BRITISH; COLUMBIA     --,
V   SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lea.d and Zinc Ores
,     -   Producers'-of    Gold,    Silver;   Copper,,   Pig   Lead" and Zinc
'-..-��� .V ..- . : , 7.'' -, [ X.- '-.'TADANAC". BRAND '
SEMI-READY
Tailored Clothes
Men's Suits and Overcoats
For-Spring and Summer
VSplendid Assortment of New
Samples Just Arrived
Call and see them
>���������at���r- .     ',
T,   THOMAS
Tailor and Cleaner
Greenwood
Synopsis of ...���.���'.'
Land Act Amendiments
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
claims.
���Pre-emptors must occupy claims
for five years and must make improvements' to value of ��10 per acre,
including clearing and cultivation oi
at least 5 acres, before receiving
Crown Grant.
Where pre-emptor in occupation not
less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may because of ill-health, or other cause, be
granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.
- Recordswithout permanent residence
may be issued, provided applicant
makes improvement to extent of 5300
per annum and records same each
year. Failure to make improvements
orv record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in
less than 5 years, and improvements of
$10.00.per acre,-including"5 acres cleai-
ed and cultivated, and residence of at
least 2 years aire 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. '
.TtTnsurveyed 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 one person or company.
Mill,"factory, or industrial sites on
timber land  not exceeding   40   acres"
may be purchased; conditions  include
payment of stum page.    -
-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 purchase
price, is m^e.     "���
,    PRE-EMPTORS'  FREEl.GRANTS ACT
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. deceased pre-emptor may apply for title
under this act is extended from one
year from the death of such person, as
formerly, until one year after the conclusion of the present war. This privilege is made retroactive.
No 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 ac- -
crued, 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 '
direct or'indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 31sjt, 1920.
SUB-PURCHASERS  OF CROWN LAND
Provision made for insurance of
Crown Grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete purchase, involving forfeiture,. on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, interest
and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do
not claim whole"of "original pafcel7 piif- _
chase price due and taxes may be distributed proportionately over whole
area.' Applications, must be made by
Mav 1, 1920.
GRAZING
Grazing Act, 1919, for systematic development of livestock   industry   provides for-grazing districts and range
administration - under   Commissioner.'
Annual grazing permits issued based
on numbers ranged; priority for established owners. Stock owners may form
Associations  for   range   management.
Free,' or pariially   free, Tpermits   for
settlers, campers'or travellers up to ten'
head.
OOLUMBIA
��� The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO END OF DECEMBER, 1922
Has produced Miherals valued as follows;   Placer Gold, $76,542,203; Lode     -
Gold, eiQ9,647,G6f; Silyer,:$59,8H,266; Lead 851,810,891; Copper, 8170,723,242;
- Zinc,.. 824;,625,853;  MiBcellaneons Minerals,' $1,358,839; Coal and Coke, $238,-.
289,565; Building Stone, .Brick, Cement, etc., $36,605,942, making its Mineral
Production to'the end of 1.922 ahow      ' ������'���'."
An Aggr^ate Value of $769,418,462
HetionfoMjfeYea^Eniiing December, 1922, $35,158,843
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal, and" the fees lower,
than those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any Colony in the British
Empire. ���, - ~        '
Mineral focations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute-Titles are obtained by developing such properties, the security
of which is guaranteed by Crown Grants. _,	
Fall information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained
gratis by addressing���       ' " ��� '  "       ,
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES
VICTORIA, British Columbia,    .
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