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THE   OLDEST   MINING   CAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
Vol.   XXXI X
GREENWOOD, B. C., THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 6, 1924.
No. 15
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X 6th ANNUAL
Masquerade    Dance
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Monday,   November   10th
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We have just received an assortment of ���
Paints, Oils, Floor Stains,
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T. M. GULLEY & CO.
PHONE 28L. ������ GREENWOOD. B.t
SPECIALS
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Grapes
55 Grape Fruit   .     Cranberries
x Celery
For Quality ana Value Order From
Thanksgiving     J
Bananas Delicious Apples
Sweet Potatoes
Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
Order Your
Christmas Greeting Cards
For Overseas Mailing Now   '.������:':> 7
' -. See the. Samples at   -
J. H. Goodeve, Druggist & Stationer
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Furnishings
Pants
Shirts
Underwear
Wool Tweed Shirts
Light arid Heavy Rubbers
Fit-Reform Suits and
Overcoats
Boys Sweaters
W," Elson & Co,
Auction!    Auction!     Auction!
Why not realize on your
Surplus Stock?
Cash iti hand,  is better than a 6
month's Bill for Winter Feed.
Terms Reasonable
CHARLES   KING
AUCTIONEER
JUST ARRIVED
LADIES
Fall and Winter
.      HATS
Very Reasonably Priced
MRS. ELLEN TROUNSON
AROUND HOME
Greenwood Theatre
*. SATURDAY, NOV. 8th
Commencbgat 8.15   p.m.
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Pola Negri',-_.
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A GeonreFitzmaurice Production
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- Charles de Roche. 7.
f Here's-Pola-Negri as you've,
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X .pathetic role.-.; ��� As a foolish young-
'��� ;. wife', who bargains'he* soul-for.   -
'" - luxuries andrr-keeps.the'.bargain.
The strongest emotionalfpairt ever written
. -���and the oue actress to give it soul!'_
ADULTS 5Dc
CHILDREN 25c
''"" "1WPEPEWDENT MEAT MARKET
We carry, only the best" stock procurable in
Beef,^Veal, Porkj   Hamr Bacon, Lard, Etc.
. .Atrialwill convince you.        ' ' .V.
fj JOHN MEYER
Proprietor.
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Red Cabbage; Celery 3 for, 25c.
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ConsoMaf eilf Mining & ;;Smeltini
-of'Canada, Limited.-
\      Office, Smelting and Refining Department
7 TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS AM) REFINERS
Purcftasersof Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead! and Zinc Ores
Producers  of   Gold,    Silver,   Copper,    Pig   Lead  aad Zinc
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PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Minister in charge _   '-.;.���--   V.V   .7
Rev. W. R.Walkinshaw. bVa.7.
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.Sunday, Nov; 0th..f:
Thanksgiving Day Services    -7
7 Greenwood 7.30 B.m.V.  X:-
7 '; -Members laud;friends'-are reminded
that .ou this date- "we "make, our Animal
Missionary -..-Offering. If yoii. cannot be"
present at the. Service' please send.your
thank offering to the Treasurer or..-the.
Minister marked "Missionary. Offering.'*
Mrs. G. C. Killam, of Seattle,
is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
James Muir.
Scouts and Cubs meet in the
Fire Hall every Friday night at
7.30 o'clock.
.*��� Mrs. P. H. McCurrach aud
daughter, Margaret, returned on
Friday from a visit  to  Spokane.
P. H. Sheffield, of Nelson,
Public School inspector, spent
Tuesday and Wednesday in town.
Everybody will be at the big
Masquerade Dance in the Masonic Hall next Monday, Nov. 10.
.Jack' Keady is in Northport,
Vvfash., relieving F. Lane, of the
South.- Kootenay Power & Light
Co. ."������'".������
Mrs. A. Christian has purchased the house at the north end
of town formerly owned by H. N:
Cox.
Mr. and Mrs. L- Portman have
moved into their residence formerly owned by the late fRobt.
Wood..
Born���To Mr. and Mrs. Geo..
Boag^ on Oct. 31, a daughter, at
the residence of Mrs. A. J. Morrison.   '
Miss Mabel Axam, 'a nurse in;
training in the Vernon Hospital,
is visiting  her mother,   Mrs.   M.
Axam.
Mrs. J.- E. Hoy returned on
Friday from a holiday spent in
-Nelson the guest of Mrs. E. H;
Corpe.
Robt. Williamson and 7 son,
Malcolm, have returned from
spending the summer in tie
Okanagan.
Chief Fraser, Mrs. Fraser add
j'sons, Allan aud Percy, left on
-Sunday by auto for their new
fhome in Penticton.
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Furniture and equipment for
the Greenwood (and District Hospital have arrived and are > now
being installed in the Hospital,
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Wagner, of
Elk River, Idaho, and Mr. and
Mrs. Alburtus, of Wisconsin, are
visiting Mr. aud Mrs. J. Skelton.'
Mrs. L. Varney left for her
home in Vancouver on Wednesday
after visiting her sister, Mrs.
Lester McKenzie . for several
we^ks.
-' Wm. Murray is in Mrs. Fleming's -hospital suffering from
blood poisoning of_the arm_._ He
���ts being attended to by Dr. A..
Francis.
, John Mowat left i'or the coast
on Sunday morning after spending several - weeks in town the
guest of his brother, A. N.
Mowat.
The ladies have completed all
arrangement for the supper at
War Veterans Masquerade Dance
on Monday night. There will be
over 300 to feed.
There will be a Turkey Shoot
at Midway on Sa'turday, Nov.
8th, commencing at 10 a. m.
Everybody come antl get a turkey
or a goose for Thanksgiving.
The.Covered Wagou is coming
to the Empress Theatre, Grand
Forks Friday and Saturday, Nov.
7th aad -8th. Matinee Saturday
at 2.30 p.m.    Remember the date.
-Two 'political' meetings were
held in .the Greenwood Theatre
during thepast week. On'Fridaf
Hon. Dr. J,"H.* King *rid D.. W".
Sutherland were, the speakers at
the Liberal meeting, while on
Tuesday afternoon Hon. Arthur
Meighen, Hon. S. T. Tolmie and
Grote Sterling addresses the audience in the Conservative interests.
A radio has been   installed in
T..M. Galley's store.",..    y)"X_X
Grote Sterling Elected
Grote Sterling, tbe Consery*tive,
in the Yale bye-elecfeion is conceded
elected to tfce Federal House with
a majority of abont 400. While
the returns are not yet complete
etill it looks as though the Conservative candidate will have a handsome majority. The following is
the result from a few of the polls:
��� Sterling   Sutherland
''      Con. '   Lib.
Greenwood 92 109
Midway 38 44
Rock Creek 44 22
Riverside . 31 "33
Cascade 40 40
Bridesville 20 35
Sidley        .__; 4 17
Bouudary Falls 5 24
Kelowna        ...       648'       ' 839 ...
Grand Forks 357 322
Beaverdell 12 22
Oliver -     122 112
Rutland 123 103
Vernop " 714 627
Penticton 819 691
Armstrong 389' 350
Princeton ,15.6 174
Keremeos l7b 183
f All the- mines at Beaverdell
will be closed next- Monday aud
everybody from that district will
be at the. Masquerade dance iu
Greenwood
crowd." '���'-.:
There will be a. big
Mining Notes
The machinery has been put in
place at the property operated by
James Skelton and partners in
Deadwood camp. The tunnel has
b,een started and it is expected that
machine drills will be operated by
the first of the week.
Robt. Forshaw spent a few days
ia Beaverdell this...week looking
over his mining property. He was
accompanied by Mfr. Grimes a
Slocan mining man. Mr. Grimes
was well pleased with the Beaverdell district.
. Sbofesfor the whole family at
Reduced prices. 10% off on any
pair of shoes in. the house. See
our Great- West. Saddlery Company Cruiser. Good value at
$9.00 on''sale at .$6.50. Brown's,
Midway, i$'.G}'SX[Xx.    ,
Sam Cross and family have
moved with a carload of settlers'
effects .from Alberta to Rock
Creek. He intends at present to
settle" with his brother, Geo
Cross, on. the Rock Creek Bridesville road. Mr. Cross was through
last summer and conditions, in
this vicinity looked good to him.
W. E. Mo'rsh hadk his fingtts
badly crushed^t- thejBg|l^m|i|A'
Beaverdell.-
F. Downey's at Grand Forks
are Northern Electric District
agents for Radio Sets. They are
installing a two tube set for $75.
They guarantee every set installed to work absolutely perfect.
Write to Grand Forks for full
information.
Helmer Stuhb, a Scoutmaster
from Arabia, gave a very interesting and instructive lecture to
the Scouts and Cubs in the Fire
Hall on Monday night. He is
travelling round the world on a
wager and left Montreal on July
15th on" horseback.
' The Memorial Service at Greenwood was attended by a goodly
number of our citizens. The
rendering of the sacred song,
"There's a Beautiful Home on
High" by P. H. McCurrach, and
"Crossing the Bar" by the choir
was very fine.. The whole service
was solemn-and impressive."    ' ~
J. N. Luce was tried at Midway
on Tuesday afternoon before P.
H. McCurrach, S.M., and J. R.
Ferguson, J.P., ou the adjourned
case of unlawfully obtaining liquor and secondly of keeping liquor for sale. On the first count
he was find $50 and costs and oh
the second charge he .was sentenced to six months in jail without hard labor. He was taken to
Nelson jail on Wednesday afternoon by Provincial Constable J.
M. Bella.
On Tuesday evening the Greenwood School Board met the ratepayers of Anaconda in  the  Anaconda School-House, to see if an
amicable  arrangement   could be
m?de between the  two  bodies re
the. amalgamation  of the  Anaconda School .district with Greenwood.    The educational survey
had planned to join the Anaconda
School district,  including Dead
wood  and  going as far north as
H.' Cox's ranch and' as far east as
R. Fodhaw's with that of Green
wood. . This would have meant
that:,the taxpayers would have to
pay. the saitie school.taxatiotj. as
Greenwood' which;  is 719. mills.
This would.have .been a hardship
on the large property holders and.
the. Green wood Board. Suggested
that Anaconda' keep', the School
Board intact as. at present, with
their ,-same;'.-��� taxation   and   send
theiiv'children to" the Greenwood
school"in lieu of which  the. ratepayers bf Anaconda  will  hand
over   their   school   taxes to the
Greenwood Board;    This suggestion was readily  accepted by the
Anaconda   people   as   the   most
feasible way out of a difficulty
and P.  H.   Sheffield,,   who   was
present, promised to recommend
the suggestion to the Department
of.Educatioa, .;.���"- V. f 7 " ,
WUedgefads.bring Jesuits. 7
Kettle Valley Notes
Mrs. Gray is spending a week at
Vancouver.
Portmann Bros have gone to
Greenwood for a few days.
F. Fernstrom and N". Haynes
have returned from Kelowna.
Matins and Holy Communion at
the Anglican Church' on Sunday
Nov. 9 at 11 a.m.
The Banff orchestra will be at
Riverside Hall on Tuesday, Nov.
18th. Admission 81 including supper.
A meeting of the Women's
Auxiliary was held at Mrs. Clark's
last Wednesday, 9 members: bping
present. The next meeting will be
held at Mrs. F. E. Glossop's on
NW. 26.
Midway News
The Ladies Aid will hold a Sale
of Work on Saturday, 15th Nov.,
commencing at 3 p.m.
Don't forget the Turkey Shoot
at Midway on Saturday, Nov. 8th.
Shooting commences at 10 a. m.
An interesting Service was held
in the Church at Midway last
Sunday morning, when eight
children were baptised. There was
a goodly congregation and all enjoyed the service.
Midway United Farmers
���V
The U. F. meeting at Midway
last Saturday was well attended.
In addition to the members the following visitors were present:���Geo.
H. Pitman, F. Smyrl, H. L. T.
Martin, of Rock Creek Local and
Messrs. Hartley and Forshaw of
Greenwood.
One of the principal subjects dis-
cussed was ��� "Shall we organize a
Farmer's Institute or remain the
United Farmers?"
Mr. Martin, who was the delegate to the last convention in Vancouver, gave a very interesting
account of what the Central Office
has done and are doing in the interests of the farmers.
Mr. Pitman "gave an account of
what the Rock Creek Local are doing, especially in their last agreement' with the Kettle Valley
Creamery. Such things can only
be obtained by organization and
co-operation.
Mr. Hartley advanced a - new
plan for the farmers to organize a
union.
After considerable discaesion it
was decided to stay by: the United
Farmers and - it is hoped that m
afewyearsit will" be'the. strongest ~
organization in' B.C. It is np to
every farmer to put his shoulder to
the wheel and push. If he does so
we will soon be oat of the present
rut.
The meeting was followed by the
usual serving of refreshments/by
the ladies, which is always a social
event enjoyed by all.
It "is hoped that there will be a
good attendance at the next meeting the first Saturday of December.,
Presentation to J. A. Fraser
On Wednesday evening-' at the
Court House, some of the more
personal friends of Chief Fraser,
giRhered together to express their-
regrets on the Chifef leaving Greenwood. P. H. McCurrach' occupied
the chair, and-1. H. Hallett in his
usual witty and racy manner ex��
pressed to the Chief the regret we
all felt in losing a man of his
sterling calibre, and although he
waa the keeper of law. and order,
he tempered hia power with consideration and judgement, we had
always found him a good fellow
and in conjunction with his .very
popular wife, had aiwaj's shown &
desire to, help the commtimty in
any way that.they possibly could.
Mr.7 Hallett stated that ha had
much pleasure ^presenting to the.
Chief Jbhie sm*l 1 token of; friendship,
whieh consisted of a case of _ three
pipes, and.hoped that when enjoy*
ing his evening pipe at Penticton,
these small tokens might, bring to
mind the friends he had left behind
ih Greenwood. "
The Chief replied in a very
chosen manner, and said: that although he wag: leaving Greenwood
he was not leaving the. district sad
he hoped that he woald have many
opportunities of renewing acquaint--
ancea with Greenwood people with
whom he had spent six good years.
Several   others   made
sailable to the occasion. -
B9________��e______M TBE   IJEDGE.   GREENWOOD,   B.C.
The   Power   Of  Advertising
Soviets Raise Flag! How HindusJvirpret English
Converting  Great  Britain   Into   N&tion
.  Of Fruit-Eaters
A iribtilo io lho power of newspaper
advertising i.s contained in lhe report
on   ihc  first year  of  lho  "Eat   Move
Fruit" campaign, issued by tho. Fruit
Trades Federation.     This is the larg-
j est co-opera.ive fruii advertising cum-
I paign over launched  in Britain,  says
j lhe report, and  during tho past sea-
' son tlio peculiar   virtues   of   oranges',
j apples, lemons, pears and grapes? have
-. .���-t I been    brought    home    to  more  than
twelve  and  a  ha!!' million  people  in
(.Itvai Uritain daily, and nearly a him-
On Wrangel Island
A Unique Institution
A Poor House For Those Who Were
Once Wealthy
One of iho most unique institutions
of whicli New York can boast is a poor
houso for ex-rich men. It is devoid
of any appearance of charity aud is
known as the Andrew.; Freedrnan
Home. U is the gift, .of Andrew
Freedrnan. capitalist and baseball
magnate. It is nonsectarian and is
operated solely for the care aiid maintenance of gentle folk of advanced age
who were once wealthy and now live
in penury. As far as possible these
folks havc an opportunity to enjoy the
Students Seeking   Entry  Into College ' dred  million weekly by press adver-  same mode of life which they led in
Give Queer Answers.
. j     ^ Hindu student, seeking entry into
Takes Place of Union Jack Which Was;-11u, lSliUf College Qui.lta, in his oxain-
Formerly Flown j inaiion  paper was asked    lo    give    a
Afi.ii" a lernpe.stous voyage, ihe So- . definition 0f "'posl-inortenu"      In his
viet .llusmn transport lied October av- j t!1.s.iy ho Wl.ote: "ir a man dies with-
rived at 1'ciropaviosk   from    Wraugol j om rft];uions his corporal is carried io
the bospilal and cut through; second-
Island wiih  Charles Wells, .of Union-!-
tiding.
Thc suece.jri of the campaign ia
testified by letters from fruit brokers,
shippers, wholesalers and retailers
through iho country, and by the fact
that it has just been renewed on an
even more extensive scale'. By means
of   advertising   it   is hoped to make
town, Pennsylvania, survivor of tlie j ly_ ir ll(. dies of poisoning ihe doctor j "Great l.ritf.in, which today consumes
expedition which Vilhjalmur Slofans- \ te.irs j,ls stomic." Another would-be; less fruit than Iceland, the greatest
-son took io the island a year ago, and j suxK ofiicer gave it as his opinion that j fruit-eating nation iu tho world."
"with  twelve Ksklmo members of thej-j, protective tariff Is a troop in mill- j ������
expedition,    who    ave American  ciii-  t,���.y occupation," and another declar
zens.
Professor Davidof, chief of the Rus-
o'd that "Uie first Lord of i.he Admiralty was  Columbus.".    Asked to  de-
sian expedition, explained that. Wells j fill0 "jihuitutde," one optimistic young
and his Eskimo companions were tak-|mau rtiinsi,(\ to believe there was any
on oft the island because they had no j ,su(.]i V(J1.d, ;ind was of the opinion ihat
desire to remain ami because thcy bad jlt W.IS :l printer's error i'or ���"latitude���
no permit froin the Soviet Government. a il5gh v\aw." Slill another caiidi-
to live or hunt there. I date  stumbled   over   "platitude."  and
Thojled October ran short of coal j described   is   as   "a   height from sea
jn mid-Arctic and    had    diiliculty    in
making port. ''   During ihe survey of
Wrangel    Island,    according    to    M.
Davidof,  the  Soviet expedition   found
o I.he flagpole on which the British dag
.formerly flown, having been run tip to
^cliiiitti'British sovereignly.      Members
of.yfiie'"Russian expedition constructed
a'iiew pole on which they hoisted the
red flag in the name of the Soviet Republic.
According to professor Uavidoff,
Wells and his companions attempted
to flee when they caught sight of the
red flag over the island, fearing ihey
would be cast into prison or executed. Their alarm was dispelled, however, when the Soviet, officials assured iheni ihey did. not intend- to lit.nil
thorn.       '        . -    .'.".-'      "~ --���"   ";' .' ���)"
,     Birds Require'Little. Sleep'.>.-.
-In Summer Especially Tliey Rest'.Oniy
'������"' V"W'."   -" Short Time" " ". ',",������.-'. [X-
��� f.  Most. ..-.human.; "jieings require from
"seven to eight hour's slet:;>'.a day, and
.- almost, all ;, animal* - rest' iroiii  tvn.-.io
��� four teen hours qui "of "tiie nwmy-'foiir.
- - - -Birds" -.seem..-, ib bi? conVtilutod dif-
,-jfcrenily.. - As a -nil*?, they go jo.roo^t;
":������ as soon fas it. is dark; and.7va.k0. tip as
'. "soon ".is-'.dawsr. comes] .  .'This 'moans
(hat in inid-wimera bird ��� spends.-two-.
,.thirds.-of ils.tiine. roosting, but" in-ihe"
"".' summer-' the" proportion's arc, .-reversed,-
-an'tl the'bird is out and-about for at
' leas'tV seventeen hours .out 6i7.i.he.
'...-iwenty-four. '   - - -S -7- ;. ������   -'
level taken at. a mountain." Finally,
another had never heard of Kenya (a
curious omission., for an Indian) and
declared that '"Kenya is an unmarried
girl."
Soldier  and  Sailor
Sir Eric Geddes Is Major-General and
Vice-Admiral
Whether the honorary ranks given
during the war to Sir Eric Geddes.
who i.s now Hi, holds good in these
days of comparative peace ���may bo
uncertain, but, if so, Sir Eric is both a
Major-General and a Vice-Admiral.
j These ranks were conferred on him
_n-.J..l"7 .before-lie joined .th'e Imperial
WaV-.Oibinei.'. "We. have reason ..to, bo |
���.proii'rt'of-Siv Kric- WlVwas intended
fovithe army, and".with.iliai" end in view-
was educalod-at-. Merchislon'- Ca'fi.le.
"and' thef'.'Oxford-' =;MiUtarj^-7School.
Thef fi'uuro" Transport .dictator; -however. i?!ecied'"a.tthe. lasi.mi_nit.eto run
VfC-7tu. 'America; ,' There-'/he. 'roughed
iC'in a -lumber camp, .and ,as, "handy-
"inan" iii' a station yard.fon^ ihe',]_alti--
mo're ahd-Ohio Railway before.making
good. --������-  ; .: -., ��� "- _ 7  ' --'   -" ��� -;
Disease Cured By Artificial Sunlight
Supplies Health-Giving Ultra Violet
Rays Says  U.S.  Doctor
Artificial sunlight, provided by the
fused quartz mercury arc vapor lamp,
has the property of supplying the
health-giving ultra violet rays, it. was
found in experiments with baby
chicks, just completed at Bangor in
the laboratory of ihe University of
Maine. The experiments are equally
applicable to children and are valuable
in preventing or curing children's diseases, according to the experimenters.
"The importance of these experiments would be very great if they
weve applicable only to the raising ol
chickens," said Dr. AV. T. BovicW'ho
conducted the experiments. "They
are quite as applicable to the production of eggs, and more important still,
they are applicable to raising of our
own children, for iho disease known
as rickets can be cured by a-.proper
exposure to the ultra violet light."
days of affluence. Th'e structure is ot
gray limestone and is four utories
high. II. contains forty-eight bedrooms. There is a large community
library, a stately living room,'a Chinese dining room and an inviting card
room.
:""'f-Chinese-.Produces New.Oranfle. -���'-.
,''-' ...Lue;GIni" Wong, Chin esc ! citrus, wiz-
Vrd, -has: been.'aVavdciiV rhof  VVildei'
7  medal-.by the "United.   States-' Depart-'
.-���"niont'of-Agriculture-for/his" services'.in
--���:. {.producing. ��� af;"Bew-;_y ark; ty..; of._,:orange..
"Kor 50 years the oriental . plant   wiz-
ard". .has-.' been-   experimenting", .with
"   .citrus.fruit Browing in. Florida/.���;-/ -,
.What's ia a name.
.Mr. ''ami. Airs.
-   Telling -'Age""'Of-'"'',Fish'.;' ;
Toronto Professor AnnouncesThat He
',"- - 'Has'.Foutid.Way - Xy-
l.'p to .witliin; a: v��-y .shbiu" tiineyagcV
it hafi-beeji.inipossible lo" tell'the" ago
'of: a fish Avith'any degreefof-aecuracy.
Buff nowXlh'oi: \V..",f..K-.- Harkness,'oi'
(.lie .University- of -Toronto; 'declaims,
.thai, by-looking into,the-iish's.e'ar'one
can tell its-age. "This scientific-con-,
elusion;-will protre.of value..to fl'sh canneries, and. fishing preserve experts.;- ;.
"Iiv the."inlcrual'ear"of-.the fish thprc
tisia-little bony-pocket. - "lit vtRis pocket
thcVii'is.-ri. tiny stone, ,ca!led an "otolith," -which- rolls about as\ the 'fish
tips this.Vuy and thatVan'd helps him
to know'if ilis.righfc side, tip. _���" Asthe
fislr grows'older . the   oiolitlr   grows
To Foretell Earthquakes
Italian Scientist Claims To Be Able To
', ;--.-- - ��� Give Aavance Notice
,.--..      1.    ���: ��� -   -        -
'.J'ro:'. . 'ICmilio .Ungar.^i,-of .Italy,
claims"10 have invented an appttraius
with.'which he is able to predict an
earthquake... ' WV' :' "-"" ':
'���" TliG' predictions, ho. says, are- based
Royal Kitchens Are
Splendidly Arranged
Each One Has Chef With Number Of
Assistants .
it is said there is no royal houso in
the world where tl>j kitchens aveTso
well varrauged as iu the. grimly gray
castle ut Windsor, the home, of English sovereigns since the days of William the Conqueror. Ilu iit originally
centuries ago, they have been modified
from time to tints, to meet the needs
of changed conditions, but wherever
possible the old has been preserved
and not infrequently English beof is
served, to iving George which has boon
roasted on a spit that did duty lu thc
days of tho Plantagenct kings.
Each kitchen at Windsor has a chef.
One devotes himself to roasts, another
to soups, a third to entrees, a fourth
to pastries, et cetera. At the orders
of each chef are four cooks who havo
under them a good-sized corps of assistants, altogether a force large
enough to take cave of the extraordinary demands upon the royal'1 tinier. -
CORN SYRUP
Known throughout Canada for its purity,
its digestibility and delightful flavor.
Write for the EDWARDSBURG Recipe Book. cfrs
THE CANADA STARCH CO., LIMITED    _ -       MONTREAL '
A Fwetocl ^tl^iPaiilily
Third   Century   Map   Found
Was Painted On Shield Belonging To
- -,. Palmyra Archer
-. A shield has been found near Damascus on which. soL\ebody- painted a
map in the "third century A.D.- -The
land is shown'in red; and the sea and
viyers in blue, "while ships a re pain ted
-sailing on the sea. ..The shield bo-
onged to an archer from "the famous
Moslems Worry Over
High Burial Costs
Motor  Transport  Company  In   Persia
Charges Excessive Rate ���������������������
Tlie bones of piouiTShiah Moslems,
whose relatives:caii afford to. pay the-
price, are now transported part of- the
way by automobiles from Teheran, tho
Persian capital, to Kerbela in Mesopotamia, where every good Shitth
wishes his hones to rest'"���.-.
���- A. local motor transport company
recently extended its servicer between
Beirut anil Bagdad as far as Teheran.
The conveying of bodies of Persians
from the capital to Bagdad for railway transport".to lCerbeia, about 60
miles from Bagdad? isvaprofitable side
line in the company's business.
tligli cost of burial in Kerbela is
beginning to= worry faithful 'Persians.
In. addition to paying the'., mullah's,
who extract enormous fees for the
.burial, Ihey have to bear the transportation costv ef about $1,000. 7 Tho
latter charge is said to be trifling compared with the Ices exacted for a good
burial pile at Kerbela.
Business Methods In Charity Work
President. Coolldge Speaks On System -
Of  Financing  Benevolences _
Adopting business, methods; in charity work was lauded by President
Coolldge, in a talk over the radio to a
meeting in New Yoik of tho Federation of Jewish Pnllanthropic Societies.
Spread of the "community chest"��
system of financing benevolences,
philanthropies and charities, Mr.
Coolidge said, has not only eliminated
tho "wasio of indiscriminate charity,"
bul litis accomplished much in the
service of organizing these works of
human helpfulness."
GUARD THE CHILDREN
FROM AUTUMN COLDS
Irish  Want  National Anthem:
on scientific, grounds," the  conception*c,1y of paimyr.vanil-he I'as" marked!
being .thai.;-tin c:ar_tho.uak��. ir, an elee-
Tro:nia."gnt'.Ho phenomenon, caused.by
electric,discharges "originating front a
Prize  Offered  For  Poem  That Would
Be Suitable
Poetry >and   patriotism,   seemingly,'
do not'go hand in'hand in Ireland today, the judges of.a contest, conduct-
The Fall Is thc most severe season
of tho year for colds���one day ia
warm. Ihc next cold and wet, and unless lho mother is on her guard, the
little ones are seized with, colds that
may hang on all winter. Baby's Own
Tablets are mother's best friend In
preventing or banishing colds. They
act as-a gentle laxative, keeping the
bowels and stomach fi^e and s-wcet.
An occasional dose of the Tablets will
j prevent colds, or if it does come on
1 suddenly iheir prompt use will relieve
j the baby. - The Tablets are sold by
! medicine dcaluts <��r by mail at 23 cts
a bo.v from The Dr. Williams' Medi-
_'!
terrestrial area.-.--- '-"''.."" _f "-;- -"������;. '.
- 'The apparatus, as- described by
Prof. Ungaria, cogisis off af conipass
connected-. >vith a galvauo .nietcr
which, puts into V action ��,. magnetic
needle. _ This ".announces .the -approach of 'earthquakes 'and", even
storms," one hour" before; they occur. X ���
He Liked the Job
Irish.
I.uckio", after' being   =mar>ied,:;}drove j larger.\VProf.. fHarkness "lias made a
from the church intp-.an auto Wfeclt..,'! study . af--tho7-'rate. .of.the" otolith'.s
i-ft'rowth- and -can now' tell from the size
"of"--this "ear-stone" just liow.-"old the
���|
- Practice- makes ." "perfect���at . least
��� piano JH-acti^o-is calculated  to. make.
-perfect, martyrs' of the neighbors'. "    -'
GOULD NOT
SLEEP NIGHTS
Heved by Talcing Lydia E.
X Pinkhassi's Vegetable
"7 Compound".'..:.--.-.v
fish really is. ~
y Did Not Waste Words \;
General   Putnam's* Note. To   .English
.. "    .Governor Wa��.Brief   .;,,..;
-:.. On'e": of, the shortest,  clearest-; and
most effective .letters,'in  all history
��.     ������r���r   r-    ���'-..-; 7.   j was written by Gen.israci'Putnam', of
Pains    and" Headaches    Re< j Hevolutionary. fame.    [A Tory named
, i Palmer -' was' found within hin lines.
: j Tyron, the English governor, sent a
. 'hpt'_ communication--demanding his re-
I'lease as.ah ofllcer ih the King's p'crv.-
,ricc,  and .threatened  the old .general
not
;tn-
Fai:"m";'Labore'r-..'Hfd Vitgue' idefl
";.; - "..- '-;'V.'-'Ot Golf 7 ; 7 ;.'-'���, . -..
"- On a ..golf; links in'.tho. .west. of; Ivof-
land the' caddies had ruii short, arid a.
farm-iaborerVvlio'.hadfnever seen ..golf.
I>layed .was pressed into-service; -"-
-- At the."end of two rounds,; tlie -player" for whom lie caddied-presented hini
with a .payment-that: was far above the
ordinary daily, wage, of -u' laborer at
that' time. '. Tlio - improvised, 'caddie
was accordingly anxious -t'o broach-tho
question of a further .'engagement;-, angl
as he' lianded - over the -cliibsj. hu inquired- very ��� politely: ."Might .your
Honor- be diggin-herc-iigain about-the
same --_ time-' . tomorrow.-V- London.
.Morning Post.-: ,   X- ,     ���������,
ed by a Dublin newspaper, have dls-
onJt the--stages of-.ihs marches as a|COYorod/   7rllc papcr offoml a vtiM
legionary of Rome.-.;; ...     - .7- -. ' ..!���,��� 50 KUineas. for a poem Buiiablc for
���The:" map shows "ihe places lie visit-1 au lyish niltio{mi anllleni.  . Many sets'
ed. and. the vastnoss of. the Roman Env '
cine Co., Brockville, Ont.
pi re about ilie' time fit. Sevorus;' How
much; longer'it mwstjiaye taken, for a
legion" to march;'roi>nd the-Black Sea
thon'thah '.foi","- a -Dritish. regiment - to
bi,'-shipped to Hohg Kong.no>v.I ���'"'   f ���'
Fines Paid For Clubhouse
Dublin, Ontario.-.''! -waisT-weak' and   with. lybngbaace ������ if ;Pahner -wasn
Irregular/.with pains'and  headaches,   -forthwith;set iit liberty.'-.'-Putnam;!!
and could not sleep, nights. I. learned
about Lydia E- Pinkham's /Vegetable.
Compound by reading tfie letter* iii the
newspapers and tried it because I
wanted to get better. I have got good
results from it as I feel a lot stronger-,
and am not troubled with such .bad
headaches as' I used to" be and are niore
...regular. 1 am gaining in weight all
the tirhe and I tell my friends.what
kind of medicine I am taking. -You reay
ose my letter .as a help toothersl"���.
Mrs. James Racso, Box-_127l>ubliri,
Ontario.- ���'���..'������
Halifax Nurse Recommends
- Halifax, N. S. ��� "I am a rnatermi^
nurse and have recommended Lydia L.
Pinkham's. Vegetable Compound to
' many women who were childless, also
to women wHo need a good tonic. I am
English aiid my husband is American,
and he told me of Lydia E. rmkbarn
while in. England. I woold appreciate
% copy or two of yotir little books on
women's ailments. I have one which I
keep to lead, I will willingly answer
tetters from any womair asking about
. ihe Vegetable Gom^xina. ���Mrs. b. M.
Colbmak, 24 Uniacke Street, Halifax,
MatsScotitf,
swered-liim-by the following' note:   ���'���
V.''SJr':.\Kathah Palnier.f "a ���lieutenant
in the King's- service, was-taken'in niy
camp as'.a spyi :cond<!'inncd-.as a spy,
and .shalfbe.hanged as a spy.'.    ������-   "
- -"P.S.���Ai't'ornooii.   lie ;is'-hanged'."
Miners in" English.. Villaae"^ Raised
.Money In - Uniquef Way ""_ 7.
. Finos--'collected, from .blasphemers'
haTe paid;'for a handsome elubliouso
opened-.recently at';Newhrancepoth, h
Durham Colliery.village. .-. f-. 'yy
--.The-club-Twas -first-suggested-at,-'st-
dance where so_ne'-."men!s. "language"
caused offence to a group of miners,
who. agreed,- tliere and: then',.' to'. stop,
swearing. ..nnd -to .line1 themselves if
they broke their promise. - . . ��� -^ \
They"formed the 'non-swearing, club
to-receive the 'fines .and', strange rto'" relate,; now inembers-were addedrwith
surprising -rapidity.-- Everybody kept
a.-sharp ear out for blasphemers who
-were-.called, upon, frequently, to ..pay-
fines, arid the'-ipfant club's exchequer
soon>vaxed prosperous.     "- -;, -    7   -;
of verses were received and - submitted-to a committee composed of \V. 1").
Yeats,-the poet;.' Lennox ' TRobinson,
playwright, and James Stephens, author./ [ y ��� ���" yXxX ��� X y '.'" i ,'���"
'" :Thc judges now announce that they
found nothing worthy among.the contributions/ declaring, "We read these
poems -and .all. agreed, that not one
amongst them, was-worth, a guinea,' or
any .part, of-it." '7Thcy suggest-that
another . attempt be made,; advising
(lief aspirants this' time,: to study-the
national,, songs of- different -countries!.
Most.of ."the verses'submitted in the
contest;'"the~judges: say; -were'-imita-
iions' of. "God; Save the .King."-"
LITTLE -HELPS FOR '
i:.,y
THIS .WEEK
Uses Simple Test
Smart Boye. Always Own Knife Thinks
Eastern Business Man
Thero are many trist-s of human capacity, from Mr. Edison's questionnaire
to the Harvard entrance examinations,
but few are so simple as the test that
a hard-headed, self-made "down east."
business man applies to hoys who ask
him for work. To all of them he
puts one quciiion: "Got a jackknlfe?"
If the boy says "Yes," there may be
further inquiries. If lie says "Ko,"
tho Interview ends.- "Don't want ye.
Boy that ain't goi gumption enough to
own a knife wouldn't be any use to
me.",7" ���;: ���        - ���   '.-"""
���_.!A- .popular; science lpara.gra_pher _ra-_
minds" us-that' the' round-the-world
fliers -found-Iceland mostly green,"-.aiid
Greenland mostly ..ice..
Ostrich  Races  In   Germany
Birds Were* Harnessed, to Pneumatic
,'-f X Tired Esmboo Sulkies..' - -
V Races between osirlchesrsaid'lo be
the first of. the kind" ever ht;ld "in Kur-.
ope, w.ere.run'near Berlin a" few weeks'
ago. The" ostriches^ .were' harnessed to:
.b'atnbob'.sulkies equipped-'.with jmeu-
niiitifi. tires..'-"- Each driver carried, "u
light, stick with'which he touched thy.
bird occasionally lo prevent it from
following its usual zigzag course.- The
distances covered were froni a mile -to
a inile and a half.. ; Kind,;a grey-headed four-year-old,;won tiie first' European, championship.  ';'
.His wife was trying -to.make- him
give- up smoking. '-"Look'!'1.she-said,
panting to a paper." "It says 'ere that
smoking doe's a awful "lot o'.arni. Why.
not chuck iiV-'
"' "Do I look armed?" ho. answered.
"Tin sixty, and strong'as ever.". -.7.
"Ab, well," she replied, "if ypu adh't
smoked ,so.;much -you.inight. 'ave .bin
aftventynqjy."; y.y.y. ���-��� XX..X [ ���
.-,J5cientists7,can. ��� now . measure.f-the!
/our7niiinonc'ih,-part'o'f an inch. .With
a "few" improvements .this will.-be
brought down- to .a--point, where, it. will
be. of-use .to, the'firm cutting ham for.
sandwich?.?.  ������..-;-      '---���-'   .--'    -; '..
������''[���-���'.-.: -' ' M&ant Business '-v X ���-:. ���
V-A';burly;- negro entered'.fa .hardware
store "with, "blood in" his.., eye."' "Ah
wants a razor," he roared -at the clerk.
"l)o you wan? a safety razor?" .asked
rhe clerk,'politely. "Xa'w," said the
customer. "Ah want ono ob do mos"
dagprous rahzcr's what yo* goi!"
...The Worst Of It
-Th��  Giri.W'Oh, .don't some  people
get offensive when they own a car?'"
. - The"   Man.,-���'-Well. . some certainly
do get a habit, of running other' peo- j
pie down.'";...,,. ������-������' ���..������ V- --.-...- ���,��� ���   - -;
Great National. Park ���'}
In Belgian Congo
Reserve, of 250 Square Miles Located
-   .By'American.. Naturalist
It is believed that- the gorilla, now
declared to,be harmless,,has.been"reduced - to -less- than 2,000* in 'number,-
and of these about. 75 inhabit King Air
ben's    new    gdrilia    reserve' of 256.
square miles in the Northeastern Belgian Congo. .  Embracing three volcanoes, with Mt. Karissimibi Teaching
a height- of -'13,500, - feet,   this - nature \
park, locawd by-Carl;E. Akeiey, New!
York naturalist, offers great variety In.-��
coiini ry - and climate
Iriitable telephone subscribers  are
subje'et""to arrest Iii Paris..-['..-
"JH.   K-   ff.-.'i��H*
:j This"iiiiich miist be said.for the Chinese':- They have to go to th�� Chrislian ]
'' nations to 'iget- their war supplies,   .
Death' may love a   shining-  inark-r1
but fcbirifcg maifke are sesres;
-'..      ;
��� ^ * o ��� }*m ^��^n��-<^~^ti^%
Not as 1 wilt; but-as-Thou! wilr.-r-Ma.tt:
-..' "xxyi;, 39; . ;}���_:}';- "XXy- y- ..
"Not- .as -I' will";"the-sound grown
���- ��� -'..sweet-'---"--��� . ..- --.--.' -���''".���
Each time my lips the;wbrds repeat.--
���'Not. as" I will"; the darkness'feels'- '
More safe than light when this thought
.-"steals' W . '-��� " -----   . ''���'
Like whispered -voice; to   calm   .and
V   -  -bless .f ���-'-"-���"",-'-;  f-.. ' --���   ���-"-���.   "_
AM unrest and all loneliness.:        -
"Not as I will," because the One   '. ...
Who loved iis:first and 'best.has.goue
Before us bn the"road, and still
For lis must all His love fulfill,
���-���Not as we will."
.-���_. .,-���   y.- ��� . ���'"���"   .-'.'..   ;���H.-ir...-
���; It&sienation to the "will of. God is
the whoie'of piety;"it includes in it .all
:timtr is' good,' and is u source-of-the
niost settled quiet. end composure ot
mind. ���; It is; a. Veniper- particularly
suited' to' our mortal--.-' condition,'- - aiid
"what we' shouUlfendeavor after for our.
own fsiikes-'i'a our . passage. through
such 'a worhlfas this, ..where", there '.is
nothing lippn which we.can rest or de-
pendWBisiiop liutler.'.'���.... -���   ..-.- " V'7-
The discovery that he. has ..invested in a salt mine isapt to'make.a man
peppery.,   . yXyy ���      -' ,- -.; __.;������
Wet Feet!
.Prevent colds  by  rubbing ..the
feet with Minard's.    It quickens
."circulation, prevents chills."'.-  ,
IS
-^^32s^t
VICTORY %
SOOTLESS^
���'���: '-'Ast'
Your
Dealer
The
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��� Something the Way   'z~-y"..
. -A.'IIbu'sten road sign-painter .^ug
geststh.e .following sign's ."for railroad,:
crossings:    ' -;' '. '       --: :- '   "���': - y
" ".Comefahead,"  You're-uriimportant.";
. J'Try our engines/7 They satisfy.".
"Dpn't   stop..     Nobody   -will-. ��� 'miss
you."  -.  " .     -. },\-,        . ..-.,��� ,'";   ... .
"Take a chance.. 7 You can. get. hit
by a train only ohce.'���HoUston Post.
COAL
U6 Hoclb
Bone,.SSat��.
-7.,    LOOK  FOR THSS SIGN   7
LAKESIDE GOALS, LTD.
.; . Head Office; Edmcntctn .
. You. may. have observed that when
a mule ls kicking liens' never puiling.-
aad' that' the sanie-is trtie -of men' in
this world. ���       ;
Distance doesn't-lend enchantment
to ��ae's vIc-sf of the almighty dollar- TIIE   LEDGE,   GBEEWOOD,   Jt ft
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London.���-The people of- Great Britain have, put a crushing end .to their
first experiment with a Labor Government by returning thc Conservative
party to power iri parliament, with one
of the strongest majorities recorded
during the last century. ��� <
ln this sweeping political change,
the Liberal, party has sunk to the
weakest position it has experienced
since Ihe realignment of Uritish political parties more than ninety years
ago, at the time of the' Reform Bill.
The Conservatives will have mora,
than '100 members but of a total membership of 61G in the new House -of
Commons. That is the.startling outcome of the third appeal lo Uie cdun-
"try within two years.
Tho London press which, it will be
recalled, with a single exception, opposed the party that has just suffered defeat, attributes the overwhelming Conservative victory to John
Bull's instinctivellrcad of Bolshevism
In any form. The papers declare that
the peoplo are not hostile to genitine
trade union laborism, but are alarmed
and resentful over the Socialistic and
Communistic tendencies of the Labor
party, and are determined to down
them.
There aro indications, however, that
the satisfaction over the country's
outspoken repudiation of these .end-
Preparing For Lively
Session At Ottawa
-.-' Ottawa.���When ^Premier King
returns from the.west early this
month, preparations will be made -
for summoning of parliament in
January. From, all indications
the session will be a bitter one,
especially as it. may be followed
by; a general election'fiu the fall.
A number of. highly f contentious
. questions will .bo before parlla-
' - ment, ainong them the situation
arising from the recent ruling of
the. railway commission in the
Crow's Nest Pass rates case, and ���
the government's scheme for limiting the powers of the senate.  .
Peter Veregin Killed
Explosion On. Train Kills -Doukhobor
Leader and Seven Other People/V
Nelson, B.C.���-Eight-are dead-and.12
are injured and confined to the Grand
Forks and Nelson hospitals, as fa "result of an explosion on board a day
coach on the Kettle Valley C.P.R.
train. John MacKie, member of the
Provincial Legislature'. for Grand
Forks, is dead; Peter Veregin, leader
of Doukhobor colonies In. Canada, is
dead, as is also Harry Bishop, commercial traveller for Swift Canadian
Co., of this city.
Tho deatli list in the disaster lises
to eight with the reporting by the
C.P.R. of two moro bodies at Grand
Forks, a Doukhobor young woman
���said to be Miss Mary Streloeff, df Nel
son, and an unidentified Hindu.     The
encios is iningled"Vvith some fear of j Iflquegt a(. Grand porkf} ,fl jn BCSsion
a dangerous reaction. ��� Even the Con- on Ul0 bo(]ies of Jolm    MacKie   nnd
servative papers show   anxiety   lest
Ihe   great   power   bestowed on their
party should bc unwisely used.
'
Shipment From E.P. Ranch
Prize Beef Cattle From Royal Ranch
Cross the Border at Portal
North Portal.���A shipment of Gl
steers lrom the ranch of the Prince of
Wales, attracted much atention at the
border recently. They were of ilie
Shorthorn and Hereford breed and
were the first beef cattle over shipped
from thc famous "E.P." ranch to the
U.S. market. The tariff being no inspector of persons, the U.S. duty paid
on the shipment was over ?JL,500. -Another valuable shipment for Chicago
"the same day was 170. head shipped
from Lundbreck, Alta., by A. 10. Cross,
the animals being valued at $75 iter
head.
Peter Veregin.
lS\
Grain Boat: Sinks
S.S. Glenorchy, Carrying Grain, Goes
Down  in Twenty Fathoms of
Water
Winnipeg.���The grain carrier S.S.
Ulcnorchy, bound from Port Arthur,"
Ontario, to Port. Colborne, sank in
twenty fathoms of water near Harboi
Beach, on Lake Iluroh, following ,a
collision with the coal boat Leonard B.
Miller, according to advices received
here.   -
��� Tbe Glenorchy, owned by the Great
Lakes Transportation Company, with
-Captain P.-Burke ia- command,���was
carrying a. full cargo oi* wheat valued
at ?320,000, and property of the Canadian Wheat Producers,, Limited.
Declares Police
System Wrong
Grand Jury Finds Conditions Far
From Satisfactory
Vancouver.���In a presentment to
Mr. Justice Murphy who presided at
the Criminal Assize Court here;"the
grand jury declared the whole detective system of both lho Vancouver and
the provincial police and the secret
service bi anch of tlio Royal Canadian
Mounted Police lo bo wrong and,badly
in need of re-organization.
The political choice of a crown
prosecutor, tho report declared to be
a weak link in the system of justice.
Tlie grand jury recommends that
lhe chiei inspector of ihe city defective force be honorably superannuated. ��
Dealing with the drug traflic, the
report claimed that the peddlinig of
contraband narcotics to addicts is not
on the wane or in any way becoming
less.
Will Revise Civil
Service Salaries
Those Receiving $2,400 Or Less Expect
Laiger Amounts
Otiawa.���Allcivil service sal,uios of
92,400 and less, a year ago, are to un
d'e'rgo' revision. Exception-is hi nig
made of course to postal and customs
and excise salaries of $2,400.- aud under which have been revised dining
the summer.   7     ���
f:The civil service commission of Ottawa, whose members'constitute the
main body of those affected by the"ie-
vision, asks for salary increases foi
all classes, although it is" unlikely that
their request will be so brtflully mot
.Authority for this salary l evision
was given by.order-in-council before
the postal and customs revision^, Tlie
reason" for the $2,100 .limit.'was..said
to be the fact that the bonus stopped at the $2,400 .mark and revision
was supposed to atone for the bonus
which in turn,. hadr originally been de-.
signed to offset the abnormal cost of
living. , f W
Appeal Is Successful
, Manitoba's Dog Derby
The Pas, Man.���Manitoba's eighth
annual 200-mile non-stop dog derby,
which attracts international attention
and brings many visitors to the north
country's winter carnival, will be run
en February 3 and 4 next. This is a
month earlier than in former years.
Jt is understood the Canadian Kaiion-
*1 Railways will be represented by a
fast team In the race.
Abandon Rescue Trip
Nome, Alaska,-���T&ft cutter, Mojavc,
ot the U.S. Coast Guard, which attempted to penetrate the Arctic ocean
fo rescue four wen from the gasoline
schooner Silver Wave, which was carried away locked in ice has turned
back, according to word received here.
Want "Aerodrome Built
Rio d�� Janeiro.���The Jornal de
Brazil suggests that the jjovernment
build an aerdrome at Pernambuco with
a view of attracting" the tfniufd States
to continue its proposed aerial mall
service between Key West and Central
American ports to Brazil.
Not Producing Farmers
Ottawa.���Rural- schools were not
producing tho type of citizens who desire to stay on the land,- but rather
they encouraged the average boy and
girl to enter Into professions,' declared Mrs, II. M. Ait ken, of Boston, Ontario, at the opening session of the
tenth annaal convention of tho Women's Institution of Eastern Ontario,
here. -
Argentine Aviator Abando"s -Flight
Tokio.���The Argentine aviator,
Zanni, wlio has reached Japan after
starting from Amsterdam on an eastward flight around lhe world, has decided to abandon his flight here for
the present, because of difficulty in
obtaining ships to guard his intended
flight to Alaska. ���    ���
$5,000,000 For Relief
Tokio.���-The United States has contributed a total of $5,000,000 for earthquake relief. A check for $500,000,
tho latest contribution, 1ms been delivered.  -
Baldwin Will Keep Promise
London.���"I am going to keep my
promise to tho Dominions," declared
Stanley Baldwin, In a speech at York,
"but that will be no infringement on
free trade."
CANADIANS
IN ELECTIONS IN
MOTHERCOUNTRY
London.���A turn-over in the British elections notable .from the Canadian point of view- is the return to
parliament of Sir Hamar Greenwood,
formerly^ol Whitby, Ontario, and perhaps the best known Canadian in
British politics.
He was elected in East "Waltham-
stow, in a three cornered fight, by a
niajarity of 3,066 over his runner-up,
J. G. Dale, Labor. Sir Hamar was
defeated in 1922 and 1923 by a Unionist candidate in three cornered fights
when he ran on a Liberal��ticket, ~ lie
entered Ihe .present contest as an
"anti-Socialist and constitutionalist"
and was not opposed by a Conservative.
A. W. Haycock, former Canadian,
and Labor member lor Salted West,
was defeated by the'Conservative
candidate, F. W. Astbury. Mr. Haycock wsis in Canada when tho election
date' was set. He is the son of J. h.
Haycock, who was prominent a generation ago as Ontario's lone "pairon of
industry."
Lieut.-Col. A. MacDonnell, wlio redeemed the Dart ford division oi Kent
to the Conservative" column, was a
former rebiden. of   Vancouver,   B.C.,
N. w. ROwEul, K.C.    ���,
counsel for the Toronto Railway Company, which has made a. big "win" before the privy council in its appeal on
the arbitrator's award.
Another Bank Merger
Reported  That  Molsons  Bank  To  Be
Taken    Over    By    Bank    Of
Montreal
Montreal.���The last of Canada's
"family" banks is to disappear in the
taking over of the Molsons Bank by
the Bank of Montreal, announced in an
official slatement here. The Molsons
Bank, founded ln Montreal over 70
years ago, lias been in the hands ot
the commercial and financial family
group of that name since then.
The absorption of the Molsons Bank
hy tho Bank of Montreal is, of course,
subject lo ratification by shareholders
ot" both institutions, but there will not
likely be any difficulty in securing it.
Thfe acting minister of finance, lion.
J. A. ltobb," has approved the transaction.
Miss Margaret Bondiield
Suffers Political Defeat
-������ London.���-Miss Margaret Bond-
field, parliamentary secretary for
labor, was deftatcd for Northampton. Miss Bondiield, whose record
in-parliament is considered noteworthy, was defeated by less than
a thousand votes by. her Conservative opponent, Sir Arthur Holland.
The polling: Sir Arthur Holland,
Conservative, 15,970; Miss Bond-:
field," Labor, 15,023; J. Manfiold,'
Liberal, 9,419. Miss Bondiield
was in Canada on an immigration
mission for the British . Government at the tinie of dissolution of
parliament, and hastened home a-
few days later.
Will Supervise All Banks
C. W. Tompkins of Montreal Hafe Been
Given'Wide Powers
Ottawa.���C.'.W. Toiypkins, of Montreal, has been appointed government
supervisor of banking, and has entered upon his duties. The position was
created at the last session and the' act
came into force In October.
Under tlie general Bank Act shareholders' auditors are appointed from
a list approved by thc department, and
their reports go not only to the shareholders, but regularly to the directors.
Thcy will also be sent here now to the
chief inspector, who, in addiiion to
checking them, may also make any investigation which hc considers necessary. Tho powers conferred are rather extensive
Mr. Tomklns is a native of New
Brunswick, where he had his initial
training. lie' afterwards went to
Vancouver and for some years has
been one of the executives of Ihc
Royal Bank.
���_ ygzistimyt
OVER IRAK HAS
BEEN AVERTED
Brussels.���The dispute between
Great Britain and Turkey, concerning the status quo of the frontier between Turkey and Mosul, was settled
by the.Council of the League of Nations, which unanimously adopted a
'Ves'olution fixing a provisional frontier
ponding (he settlement later of the
question of the sovereignity of Mosul.
An imperial commission of three
menNwill shortly proceed to the Mosul
.district, with ihe purpose of making a
report to ihe. council, wliich will serve
as a basis for a later settlement of the
sovereignity of Mosul.
Ity the terms of ihe resolution,
which the council adopted, any British or Turkish troops found on the
wrong side of the new line are to be
evacuated by November 15. Thus all
danger of war in Irak or Mesopotamia
���seemingly has been avoided.
The new, frontier is; a compromise,
although it forces Turkey to evacuate
more.territory than Great Britain.
his
353 I'or tho former Labor .member' for
that constituency, J. E. Mills.
Col. "VV. Grant Morden, well knowu
Canadian, retained his seat for the
Brantford and Chinwick division of
Middlesex with a slightly reduced
majority over his' nearest opponent,
a Labor man.
An Interesting Discovery
Slender  Steel   Saws  Found  In  Shoes
Of Bandit Who. Was. Executed
Montreal.���When Guiscppc Serafini,
youngest of the four executed Hoehe-
laga Bank bandits, hanged hero recently, walked to the scaffold, he carried,
in the sole of his left shoe, three
slender steel saws. This was brought
to liglit when the Italian's footwear
was examined after his body had been
cut down. .Although the origin oi ihe
saws has not yet been ascertained, it
s vote totalling 20,108 against J9,- ia thous\lt that, before long, the person wlio passed them to the condemned man. would be exposed.
Serafini was the man, who, in some
unexplained manner, escaped from
Ids death cell and reached ihe prison
yard before being caught.
Judge Fined Himself
Hamilton  Magistrate  Pays $5.00
-    Breaking Traffic Law
Hamilton, -   Out.���The     name
Frederick Jelfs on the police, register
For
oi
confronted Magistrate George Frederick Jelfs in the police court. The offence chalked up against the name
was that of cutting a corner too closely with an automobile. The magistrate looked himself in the face and
told himself he was fined $5.
Ho explained after, court that some
member ot.his family was driving'the
automobile. "I've been busy fining
everyone who breaks city by-laws," he
said, "so there was nothing io do but
fine^ myself."
Stamp Out "Bootlegging
Ottawa.���The Citizen Intimates that
.part of the -Ontario Government's
scheme for stamping out bootlegging
In" vlt��v   of the favorable prohibition
Advance In Exports
and
Canada    Sending    More    Butter.
Salmon to Britain
Ottawa.���In the trade figures just issued by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, notable advances in the exportation-to Great Britain "of Canadian-
butter and canned salmon are shown."
During the past 12 months, 9,109,907
pounds of butter have gone to Great
Britain as compared with 3,792,248.
pounds during the preceding, ^12
months. In the 12. months ended
September, canned salmon valued at
$-1,461,138 went to Great Britain, while
during tho same peiiod last year the
salmon shipments were valued at.
slightly more than two million dollars.
CONSTRUCTION OF
BRANCH LINES
IS GUARANTEED
Winnipeg.���The Canadian National
Hallways management, in co-oporation
with tho Saskatchewan Government,
has devised a plan whereby it will be
possible to proceed with thc construction of the Turtleford-IIafford branch
line near Pi ince Albert, according to
an announcement'by AVinnipeg officials of iho Canadian Nalional Railway?. This bianch line was included among those killed by the Senate
last session.
The money to be usi*d is commonly
known as the Canadian , Northern
Branch Line Trust Fund, which has
not been usedjqr many years.
Sir Henry Thornton, it is stated,
has authorized Immediate commencement of thc work, and the '21 miles
are to b*j completed this full. _ The
extension will carry the line through
the Midnight Lake, Birch Lake and
Glaslyn districts.
Canadian Killed By Mexicans
New York.���C. D. Hodscn, Canadian
manager ol the Arroya Mine of the
MazapiJ Copper Co., of Zacatecas, was
killed by bandits who entered his home
and shot him to death, according to a
dispatch from Mexico City to the New
vote, will involve the placing of guards I York Evening World.
on the inVrprorincial bridges, between . The di/patch adds that the United
here and Hull, Que., who would opcr- states ambassador lias made the "cus-
ate similar to customs officers at bor; tomary representations" on behalf of
fishing Vessel Burned, __
All Members of the Azores Crew
Were Saved
Prince Rupert.���The fishing vessel
Azores, commanded, by Captain -\\-.
Jidwards, was bunted to the water's
e"dge off the Qureir Charlotte Islands,
according to a wireless message received here." AH of the members of
the crew were saved.
The Azores was built in Vancouver.
It was originally intended for use on a
prospecting trip to South America, but
the  project was, later, abandoned.
dor points.
Great Britain.
Two Stowaways Found Dead
Montreal.���Two stowaways, one Polish and-the other Czccho-Slorakian,
were found dead in tho coal bunkers
of the liner Mtiilu at the local port.
Investigators believe the meu succumbed to eoai fumes.
According to papers found in their
pockets, they were Wr E. Kolup, aged
33, and Marie Hodner, aged 35.
SASKATCHEWAN WEEKLY NEWSPAPER MEN IN CONVENTION    _
Dine Canadian Notables *
Paris.���At a dinner given In honor
of Senator Itaoul Uandurand and other
Canadian notables" by the French-
American Society, Senator Dandur-
*nd gave assurance of the development of Anglo-French admiration and
friendship for France.
 j
Wiil  Pay  Debt To  Dominion j
London.���-The total liability of the!
Belgian Government io- Canada, $2,- j
325,000, will be paid to' the Dominion (
two months from now, so th.e Bel- j
gian amabassador to Britain has in- j
formed the Canadian Government.       j
W.   3*'.    U.    1549
. [   Members of the Saskatchewan juivJmoii of rnc Caiiausan Weekly Newspaper Association assemble
J   Photo taken on the steps of the Parliament Buildings, Regina, Oct. 23, 1924.
Eighth .Annua! Convention.
��I for their
p���Photo by Capitol Studios,
Retina
Wants 'Australia To
Amend Constitution
Labor Conference Objects to Conscription For Overseas Service
AU'lbourne.���Tho intertstate labor
conference hero, after rejecting a motion that Australia should not be committed to military action under any
circumstances without the approval of
parliament, except in cases of emergency, and also rejecting an amendment lhat Australia (should, under
no circumstances, be committed tc
military action execpt-in defence ot
Australian territory on Australian soiL
agreed to a resolution lhat lhe con-
s'fitution should be amended so as to
proudo (hat no Australian should bo
conscripted for"military service overseas.
Rural Nursing
Methods Praised
Saskatchewan's System Held Up As
Model At Eastern Convention
Ottawa.���The greatest need in rural
Canada was a nurting service similar
to the one in force in Saskateohwan
known as "nursing housekeepers," declared Mrs. Calvin Blair, o/ Billings
Bridge, at a session of the Women's
Institutes of Eastern Ontario, holding
Ils tenth annual convention hero.
Afiy. Blair said the need of a nursing service obiainable within a few
hours was -trout. The nursing
housekeepers of Saskatchewan, she
pointed out, received a course of
training in one year.
Police Exonerated
For Killing Swede
R.C.M.P. Constables Released After
" "Verdict" of Coroner's Jury ^
Winnipeg, Man.���After deliberating
(en minutes, a coroner's jury exonerated Constables J. Ii. Gilbert and F. G.
l.epper, of the Koyal Canadian Mounted Police, for the shooting of John
Pearson, a Swedish laborer, who waa
killed during: a "'running gun-battle
with the police at Emerson, Man. Tlie
man had escaped from the custody of
Immigration authorities, after having
been arrested for illegal entry into
Canada. The verdict said: "He was
shot and killed while resisting lawful
arrest."
Women Candidates Elected
London.���AVonien fared rather badly
in the constituencies making their
declarations on election night in Gre:<t
Britain. To be sure, the *'iu"*incibl^"
Ijidy Astor added another vlctorj le
her laurels as candidate for tIi(SSui-��
ton division of Plymouth, which fhe
has represented Jn several successive
parliaments. In the early returns
Miss E. Wilkenson, the Labor candidate for Middlesborough East, was
the only.woman among-the elected ie
keep Lady Astor company.
Men'nonitcs Purchase Land
Hush Lake���The Russian Mennonites who, rented 3,000 aei^s of -land
from lhe Faros Kanch last year, have
bought the' land at $20 an acre. The
nevs>ari|yals have prospered in their
yeaj-ion the old ranch pastures and
aftcr^iarve.-^ting one crop'are ttui^-
fied with the prospects. They claim
to be able to pay the purchase price
off in a very few yeajjpS^hut^ haw obtained terms whicli- will permit them
to extend the tinie should tlu-re be
difficulties through crop failures.
Wizard's Farm Sold For $151,650
Topeka, Kas.���Jess' Willard's 674-
acre farm near here was sold at a public auction hy It. F. Hodgins, of To-
pefca.-for ?151,{i50. Thc former br-avy-
w<- fcht boiing champion left; ifhe- farm
two years ago^ ��?iab'.lililnaf-Ms bom#
Sn Csilftrnfat.
f s
THE LEDGE
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advanoe, or
$2.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the United States J2.50, always in advance.
G. YV. A. SMITH
       Lessee
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     7.00
Estray Notices V3.00
Cards of Thanks.. _ .-.    1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears in notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
All other legal advertising, 12 cents ���
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonparlel
measurement.
Transcient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals I2j��c. a line each insertion.
Greenwood Superior School
Report for
Month of Octoker,
DIVISION I
1924
N. E. Morrison
No. on Roll - -        22
Average daily attendance       19.93
Percentage of attendance     90.59%
Proficiency List
Grade X:    Mildred McLaren.
Grade IX: Robert Mowat,
Allan Fraser, George Morrison,
Cicilia Hallstrom, Ruby Goodeve.
Grade VIII: Mary Kerr, Jesse
Paddy, Edward Johnson. Mary
Klinosky, Silvia Price, John McDonell, Irene Inglis, Vera Walmsley, George Bryan, Helen Kerr,
Percy Fraser, Andrew Anderson,
Dorothy McKenzie, Leo Madden,
William Walmsley.
Regularity and Punctuality:
Edward Johnson, Mary Kerr,
Dorothy McKenzie, Silvia Price,
Jesse Puddy, Vera Walmsley,
Willliam Walmsley..
:      DIVISION II    ���'X'X'Xy
--���;��� T. Crowley -VV-V'-
Norwegian Creek School
Report for October
B. Thorsteinsson,   Teacher
Number on Register ���       15
Total actual attendance - 329
Percentage of attendance 94.53
L,ates - - ���,        2
Proficiency List
Grade I: Mary Riley and Jack
Clark*.
Grade II: Virginia Riley,
James Watson*, Mary Gidon*.
Grade III (1st term"): James
Riley*, May Clark*.
Grade IV: Louis Caron*,
Irene Watson.
Grade V: Alice Watson*, Daisy
Watson*.
Grade VI: Jules Caron* and
Madeleine Gidon*.
Those marked with a star had
perfect attendance.
Late Mrs. E. R. Martin
No. of pupils on roll ��� "'-��� ;   38
Average daily attendance       35.04
Percentage of attendance .-' 92.21%
Proficiency List: 7    W���--7 Xf"-V
Grade -VII: /Rosie Bombini.  ���
....' Grade Vli^Walton. Crane, 7 Margaret Royce, Edward Parry, Harry
Hallstrom,:.   Marguerite    Ritchie,
Nora Christian,  Robert;Mitchell,
f Lewis Mitchell and 7 Allan .McCurrach, Eileen Bryan j Bertram Price,
Meredith Fenner,   Lawrence   Du-
;. Hamel, Comma McKenzie; ^Arthur
;: Oox. Daniel' Kerr, Allan Morrison,
V Morris Peterson.     Alice -. Hingley
absent during.examiuat'ions.
..:. Grade V:,. Thomas7.7Walmsieyj:
Robert Forshaw and-. Cleo Toney,
' Robert. fCarlson,���" Francis Jenkin,
. - -Lewis Clerf ..Eugene McGillivary,
Frances- Lucente,'-. Jack Morrison,
.-'"Leonard Lucente.. V   7. WW
;-V-"''Grad^i"Vvi:V.''A7fnold^'~B6mbini,i'
\ Eugene Spence, Beatrice McLaren,
.;���[Rosa   Lucente, , Roy .'Hallstrom,
fRuth Cox, Munroe.Spence, Charles
Royce absent/during examinations.
" ��� Regularity'and Punctuality: V
"-,""'- Robert .Forshaw; VEarry ;Hall-
strpm,  Comma   McKenzie/ Allan
���^McCurrach, Lewis Mitchell^. Jack
7 Morrison; Edward Parry,   Eugene
[' Spen.ce, Thomas Walmsley, Eugerie
McGillivary, Francis Lucente. \
.:���'..-" ���      -'���'-'-'division-.in '."Xyy   ���_���:���]
(Contributed)
On Oot. 12th, 1924, the death
occurred at the family residence of
Mrs. E. R. Martin.
Mrs. Martin whose maiden name
was Rhoda Goldsmith was born at
Harro, near Kingston, Ont. For
seven years she lived in Kingston
where her husband conducted a
furniture establishment. But the
call of the west' lured Mr. Martin
and finally he settled at Rock
Creek twenty six years ago on
what is known as the Rock Creek
Plateau. In a short time be was
joined by Mrs. Martin and daughter, Bhe being the first woman to
make her home on the plateau.
The means of transportation at that
time inadequate, Mrs. Martin leaving the main line at Sicamous and
along the lake to Penticton where
she made connection with the
Myerhoff stage, for the Boundary.
She was blessed with one of the
greatest treasures in the world���
a noble character and she will always be remembered in the history
of pioneer days of the diRfcrict for
her influence outside of her own
family in making her homeattrac-
tive for the men who were living
lonely liveB in the community.
Besides her  sorrowing husband
she leaves one daughter,  Mrs. Jas.
J.Lindsay and one son Harry Martin,
of. Sioux Falls, Dakota. *'" ��� '
..The funeral .service was conducted by the Rev; W. R. Walkinshaw
and the appropriate fHyinn "Safe
in the/ Arms of, JesiisW was. sung
the hands whidi fhad ceased' their
labor of ;love, were folded in the
coffin;-;-: ..; ...     '" , f;   -.". W
: The beautiful, wreaths of flowers
frorii. the different., organizations
and from . friends. also f the- large
cortege; which folio wed., the remains^
to the Rock Creek cemetery testified to the esteem inf which she was
held also to the sympathy ."which-
went out to theffamily.
.The   paU bearers were Andrew
Johnson,   A.' D.. McLennan,  Na-
thanel Robinson, Geo. Rush, Wm.
J Hatton, Harry Hemming. ���-./.,.
77.31
29.85
Ralph Case,
Dorothy Boag;
Peter   Maletta,
yyi-.������'-  Vera A. Kempston
-No. on Roll 7 -7-V, - :'-'������
. Average daily attendance ���
Percentage 0! attendance
Proficiency List;  V; \ .yXy'-'y- '������-.
Grade III:.  John  McGillivray,
June Toney,  Alice TRitchie, Hugh
. McCurrach,      7        x-X
Grade  II  a:    -Celia   Klinosky,
.Laurence  Gulley,   Ralph   Spence,
Mark   Mad Jen,   James   Forehaw,
David Nichols,   Leonard Sortomp,
.Victor Ritchie.
;."._' Grade; II   b:
George   Hingley,.
: Elmer - Granberg,
Elbert Granberg.
Grade   I   a:    Ernest   Johnson,
'-' Melvyn Fenner, Ernest Cox.
. Grade' lb   (Receiving   Clasp)
Walter   Nichols,   Walter   Jenkin
'"(tie);'" Harold   Ritchie,   Clarence
Sortome, Glenn Toney,  Kathleen
Madden, Edward  Lucente,  fLouia
Lucente,   Gordon   Sortome,   Erie
Cox.
Regularitr and Punctuality :. X
James Forshaw, .: Kathleen
Madden, Hugh McCurrach, Peter
Maletta. Waiter Nichols, Clarence
Sortome, Lfeonard Sortome, Gordon
Sortome, Glenn Toney, Jane
Toney, Edward Lucente,. Louis
Lucente, John McfJUlivray.
; The  hunt  for  fur-' is, Extending
northward each year, according to
officials of the Hudson's. Bay Company and - Revilloh   Freres.     They
have. -- already- - despatched- - - their
steamers  on'-their . annual  tour  of
the northern posts which each season  are" being located farther and-
rfarther  north ' as the  field of ' the
pelt ���- hunters ' is  extended  into - the -
Aretic.   ."The" Hudson's   Bay . Com-.
pany. now has a numerous chain of.
posts.in .Baffinland and oth'erfareas -
north 'of f.Hudson Strait. ;  '   ���'"/..''..'���
Watchmen Who Never Sleep
V
Top left���Shows liow thcy R-u:ml tlie approach to tlie
Kelsny Horxc Pass; rij?ht, the p:i.ssu��e through the Pnss
Itself, nnd the PuUiser Tunnel '(bclutv).
Comparatively few of the thousands of miles 9f railroad
in Canada are electrified, but there is no railway
organization which does not rely to a greater or lesser
extent on electricity as an aid to efficient operation and
service. Electricity plays an important part in all of tlie
great Railroad Shops through the country. Some trains
and cars are operated by power directly transmitted or
stored in batteries. Bridges are operated, and a thousand
and one electrical devices are in constant-use which
beside being labor saving do away with the human element which might make for inefficiency.' Numbered
among these are the automatic Block Signals which one
finds distributed along the line of the Canadian Pacific,
and notices particularly in the Rocky Mountain passes
where-they are more urgently required.
To the average layman an automatic signal is just a
signal, and the general public is only interested in it
because it gives added protection, or'rather eliminates
possible danger from the portion of track which it governs.
To the railroad official it is.rnore. It acts as watchman
against broken rails, open switches. ���;. fouled track or any
other obstruction. Through a circuit in the rail this is
accomplished, and if the circuit be broken, for the reason
that another train is occupying the block, or that there is
an open switch, a broken rail, washout or other obstruction, then the train approaching the signal may not pass.
And while it awaits, a through signal, trains following.in
the rear may not approach for the reason that they arc
also stopped"' by an automatic signal which will not
release them until the preceding train has passed from
that section* of ihe track which they desire to enter.
���A:perfect system. No electrical' circuit ��� no through
signal ��� no train may pass. ���     --���
The value of this .system-in the RoeMss can hardly
I'vot only, is labor saved, but,,thi
be ovir-estiniat.ed.
company is able to
y^-:,:a absolute protection. "
'The Cheat" Real Drama
Pola Negri's latest Paramount
picture, "The Cheat," which will
be displayed at the Greenwood
Theatre next Saturday, .Nov. 8th,
is a strong dramatic production
with a decidedly happy finish.
Jack Holt, popular Paramount star
plays opposite Miss Negri to fine
advantage.
The villian in this story by Hector Turnbull is a white man who.
for the purpose of dealing in Indian
treasures,. assumes the clothing,
make-up and. personality of an
East Indian nobleman in/order
that hef may. trick, the . public for
business, reasons. . This is the pari:
played by. Charles de. Roche,; ,the
French actor who made his American debut in support of Dorothy
Dalton in. "The Law of-the.Lawless;";-.      7;   -' ]]-..'-. -X-X .':'--_  - '--���'
- : One .'of the- outstanding' features' ,
offCanadian.;trade with'the Orient'
during .the past year-or-so. has .been -
the ��� remarkable .increase  iri. wheat
. flour exports.. Imports of Canadian
.wheat;flour, into Hong Kong iri .1023. -
were-the"largest on/record, showing.
an increase.of 100.pet. cent.-in vol-.
lime over those of-1922., .The figures..and .yalues7_were_:' 1922,779,585 :
'barrels, 'valued.-at ��126,060;   1923/
191^41 barrels, valued;at.��249,044,
.--
The Ledge for Job Printing
.   Zane Grey, the'famous" novelist,,
recently caught a" 758  pound tuna-
fish,'  constituting what. is - believed _,
.to be. a 'world's, record.    The  sea
���monster ..-' wasy   successfully' -conquered  after  three  liours  and ten
misiuleB of grilling endeavor off the
Nova . Scotift coast,, and towedf into.
Liverpool harbor.   Mr:.Grey's prize.
is a species' of the. blue, fin'family.
The  record -before,, this" catch- fas
"held- by".'J; K.y-L.  Ross/ the .well-,
knownfMontreal.sportsman and "fi-.
nancier, who .caught' a -710 pound
-tuna.-1   "''-   ��� "'���'-' 'i   y
Worthwhile finding
.Y^OOD. WHISKY, though not so,
VJt pUntlful as In the" days'.before' -
.: thl-war,-r�� obtainable.-      $".-'����-"
'��� X It may, of'coiiwe, take noma trouble-. -
to find It���foM good tbinas .'do���but,.
'..\vheh found; ths trouble it as-nothing"���
' to tr.�� pleasure ol drinking.a -whiijij." '
; that!* wand in ievery ri>��pe'ct. w-rneff
fpw with age,'and inpala'&blabtvonil
>ord��. -:���.&  ir'" Z' 1     i
Oettoinow "8��iidyMac,^and yen II
'dlKover a new friend
4W�� l'nfr:)lort:
��nuuf�� iWn5B��i., tu..
ittH_.I-fe��H.��f_l,'
SPECIAL LIQUEUR   -   $4,25 Per Bottle       '-.
W        A, H. M., 20 YEARS   -   $4.7S Per Bottle
;���>'.: This advertisement is_not published or displayed by tbe Liquor Control -
.--���-'' ���'', y}'X -���Board orby.the Goverameut of British Columbia   ..
DR.   A.   FRANCIS
Physician and Surgeon
Residence Ptibne 69
Greenwood
Send  Your
BOOTS   and   SHOES
To
GEO. ARMSON,  Grand Forks,
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material  guaranteed. - We
pay postage one way.    Terms Cash.
Have  you paid your  subscription to The-Ledge?
- '-SYNOPSIS" IIF
" KENDHENTS"
Long-Distance Calls
Are Cheaper
When Wade At Night
.   .     Under7the new scale of  night rates  for  kmg-
f distance conversations the charge between 8:30 p.m.
and 7.a.m.-is the lowest in the history  of this Con> -.
7 pany..  The new rates are on a basis of approximately
7; twice, 7and in some cases, threetimes, the day period, -
at two-thirds, the day-:rate/-'.'
'.).. One Long-distance conversation will  often do7
. inofe in expediting business than the exchange7of a
:.number of letters**' Speed -is .one  of  the  principal;
. advantages of long-distance, and the personal contact V
by wire is also'valuable. 7 "^Vhile long-distance hasforf.,
.. years prpveii its^worth' as' a servant, of,. business,; it' '���}
- has its place in the.social sphere as well,  for  a chatf
by .wire . between .distant-friends is'most enjoyable^ -
f and arrangements regarding visits:and pther.;.matters .
i_...are, speedilyjfni.ade.. through the lpng-^
The  rafte .clerk will, be :glad7 to answer   any;'
���   inquiries.7 '-'!      "''W.7'. 7 '..;.'  7''.').:. ;-'���"���' -y '7 'y. ''��� 7V "-'7-'
British ColumMa telephone Company
PRE-EMPTIONS
. Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of age,
and by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subjects, condl?
tional upon residence, occupation,
and Improvement V��r agricultural .__
^purposes.
Full information concerning regulations regarding pro-emptlons is
given in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"Hayr to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained l'roe of charge
by addressing the-' Department of
L^nds, Victoria., B.C, or to any Government Agent. .
Records < will be granted _ covering
^only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which Is not timber-
land, i.e., - carrying ov.er 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per a.cfe east of that.
TRange.. ���'������.*, ... ���   .   ,���������.-������
Applications for,; pre-emptions ara
io be addressed to the Land" Commissioner of theJLandiRecording Division, in which-the; land applied for
is situated, arid are mado on printed
forms, copies "-of which "can be obtained, from tho- Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied "for
five years and improvements made
to value -of $10 per acre, including
clearing and?.cultivating at least five
acres, before.-a Crown Grant can be.
received. .-'V',
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "L-Iow to Pre-empt
Land.'''
PURCHASE
" Applications are received for p'ur?
chase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not. being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposas; minimum
price of first-class Arable) landis ?5
-per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.50 per acre.- I^urthor infor- .
matlon ".regarding purchase ��� or lease ���
of Crown lands is given In Bulletin-
- No. 10, Land Series,  "Purchase and.
Lease of Crown Lands."-      _: ���
, Mill, factory, or industrial sites on"
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,.
. may be purchased or leased, the con-
:  ditions -,    including       payment ,    of .
stuxhpage.-  > y     ---.   _;      ���,���'.-���   -
��� HOMESITE   LEASESV       ,!'���
Unsurvoyed aroas, not oxoeodlng 20
acroa, may bo'.leased-as  hornesitesV
conditional . upon   a'-, dwelling   being
...erected in the first year,.title being
obtainable .after ^residence   ahd'im- -
- provement ;���conditions    aro " r tulfihed f
.andtaiid has. been, surveyed! ' ',    ."-'
7 -Z.-, ���".'-,. 7 -;'-'LEASES V;   7-' '-.X:'. ���/;
-'   Vory'grazing and' -industrial. .purposes' areas - not .exceeding 640 ' acrea;
"��� may be' leassd -.by. on�� .person..or  a
-company.--���'y��� -, --':-.-----;-���----���
"'..;' -7 .-������"   GRAZING '.'-. f',V ''-"X
'; Under the- Grazing .Act'' the Priov-
.>,4n"oe .In divided into"graslng districts
and "the-range "administered under.'a'
'Grazing'  ---Coiniaisslpner.   ., Annual
^Cffrazing-pennlts- are-issued based on.
--'numbers ranged,- priority..being given
.to' established owners.' Stock-owners
may "form -aasoclationa    for'.range-
management"   Free, or partially free, -
pevnilts .aro' available .Ifor.   .settlers, :
campers.- and   .travellers,-.up   to .tea
head. :' "   X. :���-:-���   '������-���   .-- -y.    -   -'���   :���
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
;   TO END OF WEGEMBER, 1^23
,   ... 7 Has   produced "Minerals; "as . follows: ...Placer .Gold,    ��76,962,203; ; Lode V f
7 Qold,.$113,352,655; Silver,.863,532,655; Lead 858,132,661; Copper, SlJS.O^B.eOS;[.y
. ff Ziiic,. 827,904,756;...Miscellaneotis 'Minerals, "81,408,257[-/.Coal. and.Coke, 'S250,.V7
7 7,968,113;; Building Sfcone, Brickjf Cement,>tc.,'839,415,234, making ;itu""Mineral,     V,
7'W.',   Production to the end of''1923..show &ti X. ���������_-.. ���.���-,-}'.;}'        X.. '-y.-XX-- ���   f    '
i)yXyiy.):^^"y
���}:'.-���-��� ;The-Mining   Laws of this Province are-more liberal,  and the fees lower, .7
than those of any other. Province in the Dominion, or ar^y Colony in the/ British      X.y'-'
'���- Xyy  Empire.- .7 ..' i -/ ���  y"X- ".-.-' X X X ���'-.��� -X   "''"���-.'-"'.-'7,     "-*"    - -y-X   X i X;X    .-.
Mfinerallocations are granted to discoverers for nominal, fees.
8    A.bs��late  Titles are   obtained   by developing snch properties, the eeenrity
.      of which ia guaranteed by Crown Grants. **    .,- .
, Full information, together with Mining; Reports and \Maps, may foe obtained
.gratia by addressing��� i    -
-:     : wthe mn. im minister of mires
VICTORIA, British CoIumWa.
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