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THE  OLDEST   MINING   CAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
Vol.   XXXI
GREENWOOD, B.C., -THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 20, 1924.
No. 17
Now  is   the  time  to  Brighten  up  your  Home
We have just received an assortment of f
Paints, Oils, Floor Stains,
and Varnishes
T. ML GULLEY & CO.
PHONE 28L
GREENWOOD. B.C.
For Your - 7
Christmas Cakes and-Puddings
RAISINS.
Large seeded Muscats,  the little seedless raisins in bulk ancTin packets
CURRANTS. All fresh aiid clean      ,
DATES
That will'surprise you for freshness and price
PEELS, Orange Lemon and Citron.
Shelled Walnuts, Almonds. Flavouring Extracts, Spices. Etc.
^ For Quality and Value Order From Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
Order Your
' - " V .7    -,:   .-.     ';.
Christmas Greeting Cards
For Overseas Mailing Now
See the Samples at
J. H. Goodeve, Druggist & Stationer
I       Childrens, Ladies and Gents
*'���������    Rubbers in varied style*
Men's Work Rubbers   $3.50 up
TAYLORX& SON
t    PHONE 17
GREENWOOD
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���*..:   '"'- ���'-   ..We.carry .billy, the .best: stock procurable, in   -z .yy ".
% Beefy Veals Pork,   Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc.
A trial will convince you
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|  JOHN MEYER
Xxyxzzyyyyyyyyyyynyx^x^x
;;rv.-^v7^��'v:i:--':vi-^.-::.v---';;.^Ppnetor
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Mens
Furnishings
��� Pants
Shirts
Underwear
Wool Tweed Shirts
Light and Heavy Rubbers
Fit-Reform Suits and
Overcoats
Boys Sweaters
W, Elson & Go/
Auction!    Auction!    Auction!
Why nof realize on your
Surplus Stock?
Cash in haud,  is better than a 6
-   mouth's Bill for Winter Feed.
Terms Reasonable
CHARLES   KING
AUCTIONEER  ��
Making ready ��� for our
Xmas Merchandise
We are selling our entire stock- of
Fall Millinery at a Bargain
Call and inspect our goods
MRS. ELLEN TROUNSON ,
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, NOV, 22nd
Commencing at 8.15   p.nri.
Adolph Zukor presents
Rex Beach's ��� .
V''BigfBrotherW
-V" V7"with-".... v .7, ���,W-.
Tom, Moore      : 7 Raymond  Hatton
-z.y.-}) Edith Roberts' '-���
_ :' A' Paramount Picture-    '-    -
f .._������-_-. VProuiise_.nie._you'll bring him:[. 17,
...up"   decent,"   were' the   dying.;
''"." gangster's   -last-.-words.-    ind 7
.   -Jimmy Donovan,. boss of New' .-
.York's .underworld/ fought "his ���--
,.._" -" greatest, fight���-to .be a real" "Big
Brother" to. a homeless'kid.   See   '
���7  7 this film and.know how: good-a ���������
"'-picture, really, can be!- V"-
.. .'Every" Second .Pa'ckcd - With  Action
The ConsolWatied7 Mini^ & Smelting Co^
of Canada, Limited y\;_ .-,',
" Office, Smelting: and Refining Department'���' ���"'.������'..
. TKlVML. BRITISH COLUMBIA -'.';-"     7        '
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and line Ores
Producers   of    Gold... Silver,   Copper, . Pig   Lead   and. Zinc 'Xyy.
���:-.---���   X-'X. 7 '- -,'��^ADANACM BRANDT' v-. .������'���-...'..:7'/''���:'���':. W-V
Guessing Telephone
If a.subscriber guesses right, he saves the moment required to consult tBe directory; but if he-guesses wrong, he
and the party called in error suffer ihcoaveaieiice and loss of
time. Aid in the move against "wrong numbers." Consult
your directory..-' W'"���
BRITISH G01UMBU TELEPHONE COMPANY.
ADULTS 50c;
CHILDRENI 25c
'[-��� FOR SAtK' .-������������
,1.-40 Leghorn .Pullets,  most bf them
laying.      ..   Apply at.'-',.        ..--.:-f-f
7.   -'" GoockvK's-Drug Stors
V ���';,,..- .   FOR .SALE. "-
Coal heater, practically new; or exchange! for a good wood heater.- Also a,
large Perfection Oil Heater.1   Apply to.
7" JACK.RpYI.ANCE.,
'-��� strayed;, ;-' ,v- ������
From-the Jewel Mine abouth-a month
ago, 1 year .'old Cocker Spaniel, brown
dog, called by the nauie of Z'Snip."?-,Reward ' by returning to" the'owner, A.'S;-
FpapAW, Phoeiiix, ..or leaved at JKE
LEDGEi Greenwood.    '   ���'    -      .:,'-!{,
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Minister iii .charge-.   "--'.--,,7     ;-     '
V  Re^p W. ,R. Wajklnshaw. B. A-.
.-    '-/_-"'       '_,"''   7    Greenwood
7 ..Sunday, Nov..23rd.
:-L''-7 ��� ^Greenwood ;7.30, p.ffi 1W-
AROUND HOME
Notice
During the coming week an inspection will be made of water
fatscets and valves in . all", houses
and business premises on. the City
water service. ���".-'      WV.W7V'
-.'-'' :."V By-order,-7"'V..TV '
.f,.V"'.W-__ [X. ;Water"Committee
Attend Laffalot Girls Concert
on Frida'y evening.
Joe Price has returned to town
from the Sally mine, Beaverdell.
E. R. Trent, inspector, paid an
official visit to the local post
office on Friday last.
Fred Christensen returned on
^edneseay evening from a few
days visit to Spokane.
E. Robinson, of Golden, 4s
the guest of Joe' Bella and will
remain in town all winter.
Mrs. H.';,Snell returned to
Brookmere on Saturday after a
few days visit in Greenwood.
W. H, Rambo has returned to
Beaverdell from, a visit to his
daughter, Mary, in Greeneville,
Tenn.
Born���To- Rev. arid Mrs. W.
R. Walkinshaw, on Wednesday,
Nov. 19jth, a son, at the residence
of Mrs. W. B. Fleming.
James Skilton received a nasty
cut from a can opener a few days
ago which necessitated treatment
at the District Hospital.
Owing to depth of snow on the
mountain it has been considered
advisable to postpone Service at
Beaverdell this month.
Miss Mable Axam left on Sunday morning to resume her duties
in the Vernon Hospital after a
two weeks rest at her home here.
Mr. and Mrs. I. Skelton and
family have, returned from Danville, Wash., where they have
been on their ranch for a number
of years.
: Mrs. Harry G. Wilson and
daughter, arrived from Spokane
on Monday and have taken up
residence in A. L. White's house
on Silver St.
. Dave Terhune, of.. Westbridge^.
was taken to the Grand Forks
Hospital this week in a critical
condition, suffering from the
effects of gas received in-France.
In the death of Charles Hay,
aged 81, in Vancouver, passes the
pioneer who located the townsite
of. Upper Grand ForksV He retired from business, in Grand
Forks 16 years ago and moved to
the coast;.:.;XX.���'"��� ,X y X  '������ 7���:"
.Shoes for the whole family at
/Reduced prices... 10%. off on any
pair.fof shoes in the. house. See
our. Great "West: Saddlery 7Com-
"p"a"ny-" Cruiser"."XX- "Good value 7 at
$9.00 on sale at $6.50. Brown's,
Midway,.B.C;   WV  :.-. 7 y-X. 7
The.Picture.Show.tp be held on
Saturday,. Dec. -; 6th,7. will be
under, the auspices of the Greenwood.. and-'f; .District Hospital
Womens Auxiliary, .DaflcVafter-
wards, with supper served in the
Kennedy. Store.-.-.. .Show: to7 commence at 7..45.p.m. : -       V: -   ���'
. Five. caridads^bf cattle were
shipped -frbm.Rock Creek and pne
from Midway the/.first of the
week , to P. Burns & Co.. at. the
coast; This number, would have
been increased but fin the drive
fromf Christian Valley over ;20
head- took fright and made a get-.
���a>.way. - ' .-'"        ���-���"
The public is greatly interested
in the, concert and dance to be
held.ia the. Greenwood. Theatre
on Fridav, Nov. 21st at 8 p.m.
sharp. ..The Laffalot. Girls Club
will present a one. act farce
entitled. "Old Maids Convention"
also. singing/and. dancing. The
proceeds will go to the Hospital.
Admission)*adults 50cts; children
25cts; .reserved seats-75cts'.- "-Dance
arid supper 25ct.v -V
'-������ J.. Gv.Brown, resident district
architect,- inspected the Federal
Building oh Saturday and informed The Ledge the ���Greenwood . building' .was . one .of .the
neatest and.best kept in the prbvrl
ince. Mr. Brown also informed
The Ledge, that Greenwood was
the only place in B.C. that did not
give a reduction for the clock
lights and that the matter was to
be taken up with the City Council
and uaiess a reduction was made
the clock lights would be turned
off completely. In some of the
larger cities, Mr. Brown stated,
the clock lights were given free
ofxh'arge,;   -- ������; '- WW ��� ���' xXXy.
':��7
McLean Cuts B.C's
Budget By Million
Perhaps, the chief feature of any
session of the British Columbia
Legislature is the budget. On
Monday of this week Hon. J. D.
MacLean, minister of finance,
made his first budget speech, and
ife was ono of the most illuminating
documents ever presented to the
Houpe in Victoria.
_ Most important of the announce^
ments contained therein waB that
the estimated expenditures of the
next fiscal year have been reduced
by $1,103,315. The salary list has
been cut 8142,477. The estimated
revenue is given as only $19,246
lees than i'or the current year.
Provisions have been made for
sinking funds on Pacific Great
Eastern Railway guaranteed stock
outstanding, which will retire the
debt in forty years. The assets of
the province over, liabilities are
given by the minister of finance as
$25,935,000.
Assets on agricultural lands,
buildingB and mercaofcile timber of
the province are shown as $700,-
000,000, or $1,334 for every unit
of population in British Columbia.
Hon. Dr. MacLean gives^fehe net
debt of the province as $41,622,402.
He shows that a saving of $798,-
413 has been effected by refunding
short term:.six per cent, bonds into
long term issues.. The debt redemption debt is $19,882,730, or
$26 for every $100 of gross debt.
Other provinces of Canada combined have only redemption provisions of $3.50 per $100.
The budget speech shows that
direct taxation oh taxpayers
amounts to only 40 per cent, of
total revenue. The revenue for
the year ending March 31 last exceeded the estimates by $858,632,
while the revenue-producing debt
brought into the treasury last year
8798,351. Municipalities received
grants amounting to 22J per cent,
of the total provincial revenue, and
Hon.-Dr. MacLean shows that the
municipalities received grants
amounting.to.'$304.3147 more than
was collected within municipal
boundaries.       -
The progress of British Columbia
is shown in tbe statement that
since 1914 there has been an increase in provincial revenue of 139
per cent. _ During the same period
municipal grants have increased
226 per cent. The cost of education has doubled since 1917^ Provincial grants. to .municipalities
which may be used for educational
purposes have increased.; 165 per
cent." 7 ''..-��� ���"; 7 ���-'- ". [_ V ."- -..
V''HonVDr.7 MacLean states that
therera of large capital exjpenditur.es
in.'-British Columbia has passed and
it is .not.anticipated -that theVgrpss
debt.will be.materially increased
beyond its.present figure..;.
-;��� The. announcement, was made,
that therefwill be. ho changes in
tax'aticp this year. -'7.7    ".-"' V yy-.
Hockey Club to Run Rink
A' meeting bf. the Greenwood
Hockey. Clhb was held in Taylor
& ��� Son's,V.StpreVba. "Wednesday
evening* ^ -R.7- CI "-Taylor being- iu
the chair -with N..-E. Morrison as
secretary-treasurer.'- -
. Last -year's/rink committee were
present and put: the proposition
of running the skating fink up to
the-ClubW. 'V       ; . ,.
It was . then agffeed that the
Glub would take over the rink-for
the season of. 1924-25.   V " '-.
Ed. Rippetto; whowas present,
offered to , manage .the rink and
in all prpbabilty his offer will be
accepted at the next meeeting.
It was. decided to register all.
players as Intermediates with the-
B.CV Amateur Hockey Association, f w.'-- ,,'W 7" W" " -���---"���
���: Tiae Club has lis prospective
players, and good a -season.-'/is
anticipated...;"7.. .7      -.--'.,--"
z AttorneyrGeheral Manson is
introducing legislation, at7. the
present ^session .of., the Legislature,
providing for thelicensihg of all
automobile
Columbia".
drivers   in: British
Edward R. Royce returned on
Tuesday from Vancouver where
he. has been for the- past nine
months, having finished his. first,
course as an. auto mechanic; He
has the agency for the O. K.
Gas Reclaimer and Decarbonizer.
He. will demonstrate this machine
to auyoneinterested while ia the
Kettle Valley Notes
Mrs. Gray returned from Vancouver on Thursday.
There will be a Service in tbe
Anglican Church on'Sunday 23rd
at 11 a.m.
B. P. Hardcastle has left for
Kelowna where he intends to
spend the winter.
Miss Fernstrom and Miss
Haynes were the guests of Mr.
and'Mrs. T. N. Walker on Tuesday.
B.   W.  Amoore,   who has just
arrived from England,  is spending a holiday with Mrs.  M.  E
Gane. '
Leonard Moll, wh5 has been
working at McCulloch for the
past three months, returned home
last week. .   x -
The Banff orchestra were at
the Riverside Hall on Tuesday
the 18th. Owing to bad weather
the attendance was not up to the
usual standard.
The Kettle 'Valley School.
Christmas Tree will be held on
or about the 20th December. The
Trustees would be glad of any
donations tb the fund to supply
the presents, etc. A list hasf
been opened at the Post Office.
Parcels and all other mail matter for delivery in European
countries before Christmas should
be mailed as an early date as possible. At the very latest to connect with the Steamer Minnedosa
sailing from St John on Dec. 10.
J. C. Jacques, who for the past
two years has been farming near
Myncaster, left for the Old
Country, on Friday the 14th. His...
abscence will be regretted by a
large circle of friends. Always
to the front in anything of a ���
sporting nature. Jiis loss will be
keenly felt in the cricket, hockey
and football circles.
Mining Notes      "';
R. Lee made a trial shipment
of ore from the Defiance mine to
the Trail smelter this week.
Thompson   Broslv  have   commenced,   development    on    the .
Crescent near the Last Chance.
* Dan McGillis is' unwatering
the Bay mine and "is likely that
this well-known property will be
operated ia the near future.
.The Providence mine made a,
35.-ton . shipment,   mostly  high
E.ra.de _pre, __to__the_ Trail, smelter:.,
ou Tuesday.; Another shipment./
will be;ready,by the first of the
month. 7,    1     - Xy '   .V
7. Geo.. S. Walters has taken a
3-year- lease and bond on the
Prince Henry,;east of Greenwood,
from the. Prince' Henry Mining
Co, As sppa as machinery-is installed . a ; crew will 1'.commence
work ih the mine.     .
_:The Duncan and Bounty Fraction mineral claims on Wallace
Mountain near 1 Beaverdell haye
been bpaded to John Larsen and
Joseph Cunningham; of Beaverdell. ; .Work is .being actively
carried oa with most encouraging -
results. 7 '}-' y      '���--���
VThe. compressor at the D���. A.
group operated by James. Skilton
and/partners in Deadwood camp,
commencedrunning. last Thursday and.a "good start has been
made on the 600-foot tunnel: that
is being driven to cross-cut five
veins.   Eighi.men are employed.
. High grade ore is being takea
out steadily fromfthe Strathmore
operated, by a: local syndicate.
Sufficieat ore is in sight: to keep
the present crew busy the rest of,
thefwinter. Three hundred, feet
of development has been done to
open up. thef present. lead-in addition .to the work .in.the upper
"drifts.    ' '"- -��� W '
District Hospital Open
The Greenwood and.'.-'District
Hospital is now open to receive
patients. The first ..entry /was
taken ia on > Monday... Dressings
have been given sisice; Thursday,
quite a camber having been attended. Oh the arrival of .'farther
medical supplies, .the". Qperatisf
Room wiil be at the disposal of
the public. THIS   LEDHE.    GREENWOOD,   7*.
0.
and churches.     Now ihey aro moving'
away,   desperate  and   beaten.       Soon j
only llie littlo cemeteries will remain.
with none io can:-. In these Cfmr-
teries lie mon and women who emiur-
eil all thai the pioneer must endure.
Thoy I ried. 'History alone will say
if ihey tailed. AVho dared to say that
these hauls will noi again produce���
will not again be settled and prosperous" AVhen lhat time conies, as come
it, will, the new era will he made secure by the experiences and the sacrifices of those wlio have pone before,
Sweeten
Where Our
Pioneers Rest
The    pit
nem
reap.
AVho
wil!
ceiueieri
��� ���y'.'
monuments.
-���ow.
An    Appstil
Suitably
Places
for National Action
Marking the Burial
of    Early    Prairie
<are    tor
'i'o me ihey
Tho   men
I these   unkempt   burin I   tiruund.s   were
in > onheartenod ironi iho struggle.     It is
liule  that  we  can  do  for  them  now,
bin lhat liule mi.rht he done by iiutrU-
in;; with  ir<es  lhe spots  where thoy
'rest.    Even in those sonii-urid regions
j it is no unu.sitiil ihini;   io    soo   -windbreaks stilt green and  well leafed on
all the j l-Hi'iiisioiids lhat have been abandoned
way  from  England to visit the grave j ror year.-;.
of their son.     As wo drove them out      j, AVjj] j-,,
from the little prairie town, they were i cemeteries
(By     C.    J.
Settlers
llrodcricl
Alberta)
The old couple had travel!
Inventor  Of  Wheat  Drill
First Drill Was a Crude Affair But An
Improvement on Hand Method'
Of Sowing
About seventy years ago an Indiana
j farmer,   named   James   llarcouri.   in-
bleal; tv,'n,t'd lhe father of lhe modern wheat
ire national >''''"'���      "��� vn,ii ;i ,:n"'�� affair bul. the
who   lie in : Invention   having   proved  satisfactory
'to llarcnurt, If! then thought of phtc-
! ins,* il on ihe market.      Fanners pro-
!ferred    even    this    crude    throe-hoe,
Cold On Mars
Scientists   Believe  Tliat  Temperature
Goes  Down  to  94 Degrees at
Martian   Poles
 The average temperature on"the surface of Mars, except uear the poles,
Light From Trees
Scientist   Obtained   Sufficient  Current
To    Light   a    Small    Electric    ..,
Lamp
A  method  of extracting  electricity
from   trees   has   been   devised by a
is noi unlike that of a bright cool day | French   scientist.     He -connected   a
thai  others .na.,
Ur
on the surface of the earth, it was disclosed at tlie annual meeting of the
National Academy of Science. In a
paper read before the meeting, embodying observations made at Flagstaff, Ariz., lasi summer, when Mars
was nearest the earth, it was stated
fhe surface temperatures ou Mars
run from f> to Lo degrees centigrade or
between   10  and   GO   degrees  Fahren-
copper plate attached to a Iree, aud
another plate buried in tiie earth,, with
a galvanometer, a delicate instrument
which measures the. strength of weak
currents of electricily, and obtained a
record of the current, passing through
tlio iree.
With three trees connected In tho
same way the power was increased,
the experiment, with a like result, be-
horse-drawn drill  to their method ol
ln.it.      Measurements,   the  results  of'ing continued until twenty trees wore
which are presented today, were made f linked up in this  fashion,
on 2-1 nights by \A". AA'. Ooblonu of the]    The scientist then placed two cop-
Bureau  of Standards, AA'ashington.D.C., j por plates In the earth, about six feet
l_ei.hl-.rld):
���said that the v
is  a
uo of lilt's."
frankly delighted with the appearance
of the country. On every side, binders were iu action and farms were
dotted with stooks of grain. Altogether, it was a trip replete with interest for the stranger.
We came upon the cemetery suddenly. J'erhaps you have seen those
pathetic little prairie, cemeteries ���a
bare, lonesome bit of prairie, no trees,
no sheltering bush, just an area enclosed with wire. -.-���
Coming   fresh   from   the   yellowing
grain    and    the    green hay Holds, it
would depress most people.     'J'he old
lady gave a little gasp and  clutched
her husband's arm. "Oh!     Is this it?"
she said in a low .strained voice. Opening the wiie gate, we went in.     There
was no difficulty in  locating the spot
where her son-jested.     A small slab
of stone gave ihe particulars brieily.
Nearby was a stunted tree making a
plucky fight  for existence, and- there
was  evidence  of others having been
planted.     Tlio   visit;   was    lnief.     A
wreath of those .lowers he. liad loved
in iheold land "was' laid, .on., tlie grave:'
Silently, -hand ."gripped   iti f ha iii'],   ihe
. mother", and ihe  father-.went back :lo-
' i he-, car.-���- "An; occasional - hy 1 f-siiiothor-'
..ed-.sob was till'! hat brok\; .llie.'stil hi ess-
..of ihcf.reuirn trip.   /'���-'���    -'-'_   ' " ,-.,."
-" '_ Later-,' vo -saw..' the .,so*n"s'.-;l)o"m(\- Uie
"farm he had-'buiil out. oL raw'.prairie.
. 'SVe.-.SRV'.llief fields'- he; hii'd ��� tilled  and
Uie; buildisgi:. .!i'e.-had"-eri'Ci.ftd and -she
-" iro.es-,ho. had .planned-. '  ;As "v.-efwaikoi!.
around "ilie place, .the -old''kidyf would
��� poipi-v-'io a ilower bed, now overgrown.
;,or. "a.-filiruh, and  iter "eyes  "went" co_i':
., stantly'to the'iroes.'  -f" .:- '",-' - ''-;.-""' 7
��� -_- i-.'lle   loved' trees."--she   said' "softly,
"flowers   aud   trees."      And   I ' know j
shc. was'. thinking  - of "t Ik
where lie-lay.'      .��� '-' vX'
.AVhen the oh1.; couple-go .back across
the.water, back .to, ihe' hills'and, ^lales,
��� the leafy lan.es. ami green meadows-of.
- rural   -'England, ;"��� what." --will
- memory, of, our Canadian-. West
scattering the grain by hand, and as a [
result the first drills sold rather quick- j
ly.      Tin. demand  exceeded  tlie sup-!
p]y.      Consequently,    tiie    llarcourts!
abandoned tlie woodshed and ln .1STO j
got a. woollen mill near the farm for
i
community problem, jl'"? Norris-brothers, of Rushville, threw ! X)^ ^^ rogions ,...���
But in many cases then: will be no j-011 i.h(> market a drill���similar to that
communities, and the problem would W' the Harcourts except tliat it had
seem to be. a nalional one. I'erhaps j flv�� noo-s instead of three. Sales of
these cemeteries could be considered the Harcourt brothers' firm fell off as
as demonstration plots and develop us j "fanners forsook their three-hoe drill
illustrations  of  what  can  be  accom-|il,ul  purchased  ihe live-hoe affair  oi
jand   0.  0.   Lampland,   of   fhe   Lowell j apart, and with the current thus ob-
Obsen-atory at Flagstaff, workiug with j tained lighted a small electric lamp,
a  new  "thermocouple  radiometer,"  a      Whether tlio idea can be extended to
; complicated Instrument capable of de-
j licate measurements.
|     Tlie brighter ponious  of Mars an
l cooler than tho   darker   portions,   the
Lhe manufacture of their product. But j obBervatJons9slloW(,d.      Temperatures
as low as
approximately minus 70 degrees centigrade���about SM-* degrees below zero
Fahrenheit.
bc commercially worth while lias yet
to be determined. ��
' Turks Building Statue
Of Mustapha Kemal
plished in prairie tree growing.
Bottled  Sunshine
World   Is  Full   Of Tilings  That   Make
For Happiness
Fortunately for the world, its supply of Bottled Sunshine far exceeds
that of its A\*et Blankets. If this were
not so what tin unbearable place the
world would be! Some lands, peoples and centuries' aro richer in il
ihan others. Children and puppies
and kittens and Jambs and all young
things (unless tliey be ill) aro. Bottled
Sunshine ��� innocence incarnate
straight from the hand of God. Precious stones and coal, ilower buds and
seeds, and the kernel.'; of fruit, are
Bottled Sunshine:1 Flashes of lightning darting through ..thunderclouds
can-.scarcely be called-,'Jiott'.ed. Kun-
f.hiiKv-yei: Sii; .Walter ".Scott," as- a "Hi-,
-ile'lad^'evldently'iho'tiglit. -them- sq.'JBut
flashes ���;'of. wit' aii<i peals", of'..laughter
1'r.diii out" a merry -heart..
I essence.      v -' -; '-  . -  yy '���
l the Rushville men. Soon the inven-
I lion  spread   from   the Norris'  to  big
manufacturing concerns and now the
wheat drill, greatly changed, is used
! universally,    but    there, is little with
which  lo  connect its  invention  with
Hush County, Indiana.
Rewards and Punishments
Small
Fishing Not Good
Boy    Had   Ample   Reason
Feeling Depressed
William    Graham Greene,
Tlie Eternal Satisfaction Found In thc
Work That Is To Be Done.
The joy of life, both here and here-'
after, is in work. Joy is not in.the
task done, but in the task ahead. It.
is not in an eternal vacation, but. in
perpetually   achieving.
Although Koran Forbids Making Image
Of Any Kind -
In defiance of the Koran, which forbids the making of .any. image of
man or beast,-enthusiastic Turks will
provide money to build a 30-foot
statue of Mustapha Kemal.
The prohibition against the making
of "graven images" -which cocur.s in
the Koran was set down by Mohammed and Abu Bekr because they reasoned that Hie ordinary individual
It is going | would have trouble keeping his mind
glory,    which  on   the worship  of  an  invisible   God
on   from   glory   unto
would be an impossible experience in with all sorts of visible heroes scat-
a state of never-ending idleness;  for fer ed around to worship.
For | idleness   mtans,   according to all the And.  happily or unhappily,  tlio re-
laws with which the   human   inielii- ��nlt of that reasoning has been to im-
Sir William Graham Greene, not j gence is familiar, a devolution from
long ago, while on _a walking tour, glory into atrophy. And there is a
happened upon a small boy fishing in I hair-remembered saying that ihe fale
a muddy canal with an improvisedVod. | of souls which do^ not progress is io
The boy looked so depressed that: Sir. wither into nothingness, and so be
William  thought,  a   few words might j incapable of knowing reward or pun-
Wonien'��� Olf Ancient"[ Times
cheer him up.
"What aro you fishing for?" he used. ���    .     ,'...,_���...
". '���Fishiii*. for   .-.nigs." ��� anr.worod
boyunhappily. ,'.     -.' . V   ���"
���   "liowflong-have you been at. it:?
"������"All"-'  wc-   hoii'dayfi. "���-Tomorrow
re its-very IgO'Vba'ck to; school again." f V
.'"But "what, are .snigsT'-.inquired
William,..- ."'        -    '   '- '���'���' '      .[ ' :__
"f" -rtunno,!'' 'came-   the. drenry re-.-
' po'nii'C'-   "l   ;iiii't,.'"iv:ve-'r- caught''��ne"
the
Kit
i.shinent. The place of eternal punt
ishiuent, therefore, would be a place
of eternal-unemployjueiii. If, as I.ivy
said,"there is. never work without reward, neither is ihere reward wills-
out work.-'���New.York Times.
Had  Equal Rights "rind  Used Rouge-In.
"..-  r.-.'thc  Period of 3,-000  B.C.-'   "   --,
~ AA'omej. of the world's firstV-iv'ijlaa.:
lion used, rouge - e'iaboj'air'ly,'   beaded
eye_-lashes;-' manicured -. their - hands.
and: w.oro.ornainonted    c'o'ifiurr-s,- -ac-'
cording to- discoveries, ,-itiadn '..in:.- ."ex-
remeVrv-i"cavai.ing.ihVf ancient'Sumai-iian'- city oi
<-'.- ,.-���-.,-��� ������Kisli,--by; I.he field .musCuin  of-.Qxfovu
���Vhivorsity..:,.-.   ' r '"..-���-._���.. "'-      '_;'��� "-'   .-'-
-AVoni'-'u.-.h'ad'eijuar rights, in-1 he earl-.
ifest J_n.o.wn"-eni])ir6, it. lia.s..-bi'en"fd.'..-vel-
eylipder-. Ketils-.iiseil-j
^Vill ���l0r legal-:and properly lransai'iioiis iii
���I
be :their ; t_)Pei! .by   finding
.it be "the wheat, fields at lir'iryesT-time,"
or the-picture' of-1lia't liule.cemeU-f}'.
.-as tliey rsa\v it last? -. . ' '.��� .[.'
X-.X Steps a'renow' Going" t;ikf-i7to Dea-.u-
^-'iify.";ihe"'CeiiiV.'t,.-?ry>3Ust-ii]neiiiionf-Hi:-But.
..what -o'f the  cemeteries' in-VhatVdry
the Vcimbs of -women:; -.
--   Vaniiy -cases-, 'containing
-yer;"    ���".'   '    .--���.- y-yy... .    ,'    'y   ; .-.
Apple Growing In West
Report .'Shows- ,Goo"d. ,:CF;ab. ..'.Apples
7 Grown In' Northern Saskatchewan.."
-; Will- crab" ;i])ides grow and'mature"
in -Northwestera Saskatchewan.? "-' ���
, -The answer.-io that may-'be, found hi
Supoi-i.if enden'i " 'J'inliri'o's -. report' for
ihc. Scott ��� ICxpcririi'ontfii Farm" for the
j ear yvj'l'.'y y ' Forty-tour trees; representing it) .different varieties".:.ripened
fruii'.-from--August'31 .to..September -li.
Thoso irees-'have been frozen .back;a",
be'ar. remaikably.
plant in the minds and hearts of true
Moslems a fiercer and more intense,
devotion to iheir Deity than that, wliich
characterizes-devotees of any other
religion.���Vancouver Sun:     ,
Was Once Seventh Letter
"7." In Our Alphabet Lost Its Place I"
Third Century. B.'C.
The groat ancestor of our letter "7"
was a drawing representing, a duck.
Such'-it 'was in Egyptian picture writing: Tlio drawing was next modified
tu provide a symbol suitable for use
QMtUM��II5N ��� SCIATIl
���SOR!  IH��B5 * SACKS ��� C.l����?ll> MA��3��^
IW10UUIID,,.!ACROSSf.BltSEBAU
__ns___uw��u_
r:HP>yiM
India's Woman Legislator
First One To Be Appointed Member
Of Local Council
India's first woman legislator is
Mrs. Poonen Lokose, who has beeri^jp-
pointed by the Maharanse Regent ot
Travancore to be a member of the
local council. She is a Syrian Christian doctor and has been head of the
state medical service for several years,
Mrs.-Lukose" was educated in England and when attending London University was the only Indian woman
studying outside of India
HEALTHY CHILDREN
ALWAYS SLEEP WELL
stretch of coiuitry'.si.ow being abaiitlo'n-.|fl"��|n _1ll��  f��'Vhs��'f !!il.Vt
-ed     in-    Southeastern,-. "AIberia.
red'; bhick j-liifle each year,-.-but
and groetr-.pigments', lijave :bC-en "fouiid I.for their size and condition
|;in th.e'tbmlfs.-���-,jeweled hairpin.,vsil-     ���.''-   . . - ��� ./._J���7-V--
|:xcr_baud."_-rings,.beads', .serpentine.,and.-;
earring-,   and' bracelets..ta.kcn!
si Veil  excava-1
Changes Her Mind
Emma Goldman  Has  Had  Enough  O
'--,'"' ' Bolshevlsm;""-".      -   j ,jle Phoenician ancl early Greek alpha-
. -ivmma  Goldman, .when she -make., ; ^.^^ 6mm ^ coinpacted nh.
public, her icehng, toward lhe Bolshe- j ^ tecaiaVrccognizably. like ils pres-
yists..-will.-po iVe--b0sV.advoca^;.;pr.j-i!nt-.J.6l;rii; . y^ ���)0.Phoenician^ Z
anu-Bolslievtsmiq-whom Engian<hhas \.^ ^ ^.^ j^^ Uie alpliabetf
ever Hs;ienod/.;..say? . ;Kebocc��-, West, i^-,. S(j- u .-^^ ijr lhe. 0rcek <ima
.!j!^y."lCr-" "��� mx^}';i��f'"hC;Duiiy-|-��u:ly Latin'alphabets, but it wtisxlrop-
yP^X'*1*' '""-'   ''���". '��� . 'i pod" froin' the Latin in.fthe.-third cen-
;- bhe ,S;:, 'disappoinled..wpman. 'hor-!^--.^,;-'   ^Uir,v.i,Qn n10.studv" of
oughlydiMllusioned with what, shehas j ^ ^x  ^Wcnable.aniongthe
seen.lu.-Itussia,;iMi,s Wosi a-lds..,-.. ���;;jKomaiis".: ��.wsio're^rerf,' bu^it Jiiid
.-"bhe welcomed-her-.depovtaijon.-jo '   ���--������--
The healthy child sleeps well and
during Its waking hours ls never cross
but always happy and laughing. It
is only Uie sickly child that, is cross
and peevish. Mothers, if your children do not sleep well; if they aro
cross and cry a great deal, give them
Baby's'Own Tablets and they will soon
be well and happy again. The ""Tablets are a mild*but thorough laxative
' which regulate the bowels, sweeten
fhe stomach, banish constipation,
colic and indigestion and promote
healthful sleep. They are absolutely
guaranteed fn'.a from opiates and may
be given fo the new-born babe with
.perfect; safety. You can obtain the
Tablets through any medicine dealer
it 25 cents a box, or by mail, post
in.a runninr-;   hand    (the.'   "hieratic"
form), aiul later this form became, ia \ paid.d'rom The Dr."Williams" Medicine
Brockville,-Ont
jasper
7are moving away and leaving-farms bji.
which   vhey-...have   labored for .years-.
'-, .Thc-y.have fotjglira.binc-i: fight.against'
' conditions.-1.' -Veaf-fafier    year . -ihey
have seen their crops -wither and bi.ii.n7
��� "They :havi!  built
..and j tors definiie ideas regarding th'e.modes
!
��� Southwestern - : Saskatchewan?   - .Meii' *>'' f'h.nuiinY.. ailornmoiit ��� ui- :.,nmj ��� H.C.-
, ., ��� : - yX FortuiierArt-iv.es --.���'' '���.:���. ,_' '������
.-'Sam jiiggins was'puzzled. lie "had
found a Ulead c'a't, iii3iis'-iaxi'c;ib:-'"-   He
��� Says -Cats" Like-"Good." Music. V~
Vi-ofessbr il��?inrich:B!6tt6y.' .bt'.'lievi.Ti
! ihat tite cats of-lhe'worJd.can.be edu--
\ catcil to tin :appreciation of classical
I.in.iiaif.-     lie lian-.three >.ie't'"cais--lhai he
i.keejis cptuu'anily. in front of-his pliduo-
' ;:raph ' while'  lie    plays a variety, of
music.  VThe- animals;-wili  listen, attentively fo 'ilie. classic's,'.bin-" tliey run
.Russia'froni tho-.TJriiied States.- aa. ihe
opportunity of a,- lifetime,f but, during
the lime she spent- .in���.-."Kiissia','..- -she
changed..her theories' io" a great""extent
and- Bolshev'isni'' is.,no longer .her great
,enihi_sia__ni.;'' : ;' ''-'Xy., - ' -. ''.:'
���, ��� I\fiss-... Goldman' ,ha_?- been in ��� Loiuloy
.for 'several weeks -but. her" presence
-was^uoL .generally���rlviiownVii'itil.i.'.fiii^.
uo im ceil in-"the papei-sf--;-���
Women  In  Public  Life
i rr
was.-a bout   to fling it into .iho'.guii'cr lawa'y fwh'en he ptils-oti'
homes, and'f.-.fhpo!rf Vvh.cn he'. caoghi.'::lght of. a -policeman'.' |"hu, Says7'"-:'V __' '    ���   '
:rj.'_.������_:":���...:.���r��� ~���-������! ' -'-'!   i oiiVid ' this--in" in'v'"i;iib,"'Tie-. said."-' ' 7* '- ���- :'' V7f::_l.-W.'_'._
ja/.7.y" reeovds
In
PAINS IN LEFT
j when"' the .guardian .of .the law*- cariif*
fo him,f ��� '"..What 'am I.,to-do with
jit;?"."-  ���   ��� "," V-v-     '.-'   ' .-:'���'
.'���.���^'ell,     you.f ought   tof
swyTot! ,'tlie,'p,oli.coniai].-"-,'
"the nearest, ���pujice .-.la'.ion.
;0ther troubles-^omenOften Have7"(w^ja.,.^.^
-or'-    J L    i--ji   p 'p.'u'    >   - v l>��-c-(��niw-yoni--prope-ri>.
Keheved by Lydia A rinkham s  7    ,-.-;.-���;:. 'xXy^.,xx y
Vegetable Compound j
know,>: 'an-.
''Take:it. to
ti'tuifii ii-w'
.-iuonth's''it
-.It U . ifue -;ihai. Ihe- coai'Vioes- not
.'make'(lie:miin,- but -if Juts- much (o "do
wiilrhis stttndirig"in. soosefy'Z-.'      .',',;7.
MRS. JOHN. SIMPSON
_-' Heavy' Sockeye -Run...  ,,,���_     j.
. .'. ' ���-'...-,-    '';".������-���:���-'-,��� .-".-"';-:. _-   V i". _lIepor|.s r'eceiv-f^i. by. lhe-deparuoi'iii j
���   '- Lachine, Quebec.���*' I took'Lyd.a E. j-of-marine" and fisii< riea are-to the' of- <
.;/:7-PinlAam'ByegfltableCompOTndliec*u*e ! ,oct f ,'j",^ h,.avv' runsV.r 'sodk'.-yo' sal:-| ���
���-.- I suftered-with pams in mv leftside anci- :     -';-        -.'-.-..".   --' ,-   ������.!'
-back;, and with 'weakness ' and .other! num ��� reached the -s^wiimg .grounds ot j -
.. .troubles women :so'often have.', l.whs j Lake, Lee and Babine' Lake' on.' ihet:
" -this-way; abdut; six "months..... I saw-"Uie ! skeeri'a  River" wafer.-lied.- -   The; hat-f:
e two points were '
"'anil'
li to!
Vegetable.Compound advertised iri the i W --. ':,[���.., ,V���,-.;.���.;.
��� Montreal- Standard"'��� and I. have.taken j ?')er-.^ia-n r"'''"'^
four bottles of it.: I. wa3.a very sick'wo- j WW wJ'n "v��'   IT.of'O.OOO   ��ggs.
man and I feel so. much'better i v/ould   large- numbers -.of .salmon .v.V.r'e !���'
not be without jt   I" also u?e Lydia E.^),     vniR ihn-n:u'u.-nl.way:
' Pinjcham a Sanative Wash.   1 recom-j .-.-.-
mend the medicines to iny, friends arid I I
am willing for'you-to use my letter as a
- testimonial. "���Mrs; ,K. W." Rose, GS0
.' Notre Dame Street, Lachine, Quebec.
Lady Astor. Hap . Unbounded  Eaith'
-   ".���',   ..-"Her Ovvn.'.Sex. ,.---'
Lady Astor's .confidence- in her.'ov.-.u
sex was.'Ydicotl again in a speech to
'delegates attending'-the annual c"on-
forence of thii National-Council o'f'AVo-
mitti of :Gi;.eat Britain itmi'Ireland.-yhe
descr'jhei'l the younger..generation- as
full of. '."hope, - zeal, '��� confidence-, and
blissful ignorance."- -'-.-.,-     .'-.".
_ "The.only.way we .can affeci youth,''
Lady "Astor .."aid, .."is. noi ih ..what we
can do foi'-'llijiin,-bimln"what we'are.
I have unbounded faith in' my sex. 1
t i'lily' .believe "that wome'ir coming-into
public life is the. gr^ale^t spirit tiaLsieii
forward thau lias' ,.lia ppened for gciier;
ations.," "'i'lie'iudat soilless;.. ..'_<-rvif.-e
comes-froin 'women:"' 7 - '.
lost-',its-, place in' .the .Konian. alphabet
and had,i'o' fail hi""at- tiie-iairof'.lhe
procession," where, it-still remains.'"'."' -
Co.,
���- When a hydroplane took-ilre aad full
into the sea off Oran,-Algeria, tho'pilot
and wireless operator clung to one. of
the floats and were rescued by'V torpedo boat. ,. y. -i-   '
'���'' The owl. nay bo'wise, 'but. we have
our,opinion "of any bini'ihat'deliber-.
ately chooses a night job.- '.-.'���-"    .''
Doctor Sasd an Operation
The Japanese Way.
Two' Yokohama- baseball .fe;__ms-weref!
to- decide which would bat first by a'
duet bei-wnen lhe two captains.     'J'he
Provost, AlbertaW."Perhaps you will -battle between the two men was -so
7 remember seri'dirigme one'of. your books f fitrce and prolonged thai darkness fell
liE^^VU^^SS^^X^ *��� ��U.d be started. The
and could not do anything.-- Th^do-ctpH-'ans wlio. had gathered at the n^Jd
staid I could not have diUdren;.uh_es3'4;iK\e?n^
I went under an ogcrationfff I -read .!'���'"
testimonials bf Lydia  E. Pinkham's
Do You Need .Hdp?.. .This Advice
'. 7 is Weil 7Worth Reading;!
'. ,'. Copying .Nature .
' A priSwier in origins announce:, .ihat
the crowbar gets-'its-name irom ,tho
beitk of-ihe. crow- wliich,' it resembles
and from whicli thef invention of -t his
steel, bar origlhatsd",-' ��� -Nearly all -in-"
ventfons are jus; 'c'opi'eri-.of tliings'ilsri't
on'-by
exist iii'.nature, either,   singly.
combinalions' of. copied' ptiris
airplane's shape isthe bird's:.' There
! is .nothing  new  under" ihivsttn���but
Scientific Research X;'
Declining  In  Germany
Far Be low,-Similar .'Work ,in Russia
7-77 -'-': "-. Says. Professor - 7- - X'_
According''to "Profesrior-Forsimin.' "of-
.1 hi>.Il'iir-sia'n.Academy of Sciences;"wMi'o
recently- spent. so.Vie'.'.Ume,iu.Germany,
:-cietuiitc-res.etirclv-.work in* tbin roun--
Jry has-greatiy declined, and .in some
\yays is fas: below., "similar work 7i"
Russia. - ." hi the. Scandinavian coun":
tries, on the other hand,, tho pro lessor
says, the progress of.science has-been!
very remarkable, especially', ab.ytraet I
i5eicnc<j.-'"-' .-"_-.-'    -   "---'.'-   -'-.-.���   .���   !
{LITTLE HELPS FOR j '
\   :-';-7:fiiIS-WEEK' 'x'yj
AYhatfsoevi-r.yedo.-do all tb the glory i
7of God.���1. Cor .A'.,. 31.-. ,.    " _ ; "."".,." -7 -���
j'Teach'.nil', niy Cod. anil King..'-,   ���    -;- .'.
.In all things.Thee.'io see,
And.wlia't-IVdo iii anything-,
"������ To do ii as .for. Thee".      .- - ���   -.".-.': .-."
All: may of Thee, ptirtiike':-  ���";���. -'X "-'���
'.,'Not bing-.'can lie'so mean 7"   ���      . -,'
AVhicli,  wiih-''this; tincture,  r'-i'or. Tliy-
'-, :--_ ' sake;".- -   ,, .-".      ';..    '. V
Will uot.grow bright;and clean.    -
X'[   '���__. -^O.eorge Herbert.;
. W.V'real' God: witli'-irrev<>rence.' by
baiiishing" Him'-'from our thoughts,;not
by-_referring-Jto Ills will on,slight, oe-'
cations:
Cold In The Head
:' Heat Minard's and inhale often.
'-'���- 'fSplendld  for catarrh. ' 7-  ".
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INSTRUMEJNt
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CATALOGS
"���^WliUAMS*50"500
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421.    McDsrmott
Aye.,
LiMITED
Winnipeg
j there, are- new .applications.in infinit-
-'Kjrkton,
Vegetable Compound in the papers and
a friend recommended me to.take-itf:
After taking thre& bottles I became
much better and now have s bonny baby,
girl jfoar months old.   1 do my house-
ever. -
��� -- An inti-res'tingfcent'.-nary. -.this", yt-ar
Js t'hai;"of. "���Robart^.'BloorafivId, -who
ftaryed iiis way; io.,fame,- and'expired,
A&AMS, Box U, Provos.t, Alberta,   C
vw.-. x_.
f.^Few -rlii'iigsf .'come f'f.6- 'f-'tie - 'average
ikW*    -   ���������-���  -'.'��� nian'l-'".,-He;must go after:-them.-'.'V--:''-fv
- Jltol  -.-,. ,j ���,���-...'- y -   -v., J- - ..... 'j..;--.'  .,.:   ;���-.. ;~'.-.._���,.; ...-( ���'-_.-.-   '
Ont.-^-"! liaye.'-foand Doctor
Fitrce's Asiuric Tablets to bc an cxcpllent.
Medicine. - I, have .been; troilbledf-v.-ith'
inflammation-in the uect;oi':jt_y;,-bladttt'!'-.-'
. for'.about.'eight.fyears.-" I   doctored but'
;_failed:,tp sret-cured, so' I"-decided to try
}';l)octor-.Titrce's Ariurie .( ants - uric-nciuf)-..
j I Tablets and tbey'bavs relieved me greatly. ���
���'"!_ I  also can  recotaiiiciid Dr. Kcrce's
Favorite  Prescription   for  expectant
mothers.    I have a fine, big baby boy.
My "nurse a*ked aie wiat I .ate to mate
him so strong-.    He looted like a child
four or five months old v,-hcts oaly three.
I' ceriahily would advise, every prospective mother to use Dr. Pierce s Favorite-
3?rescripti0T.."���Mrs. John Simpson,R.R. 1,
���"" - Sciscl.10 cent�� .to 3>r. Pierce's-Laboratory In" EriGE-��btirjr. Ont., for trial pfcp.
���'of any of Doctor, Pierce's remedies sad
..tv'rite "Boctor- Pierce, -Presid'eBt inv.-ilica
/Hot?Vf Bnffalo. N.-Y.^for frc?, ccnS3ea"-'
.lia!-ubckal advice.";'' r"XXZyX:"-i ...V : fi:.
number.���Portland Press, Herald:
V .'V.Hear. Hubbub-of. _WheatiRit..-,-
l,���7'lTUe?llubbab'.bX-yho"'vr'heat''pit."ilsel^
is br.ou'gbft. to tin; ears of radio Hst'e.n-f
ers daily, while the pit' is " open,
through the iriicropho'ne of station
WGK at'Chicago. ������;This accompanies
Ihe Board of Trade quotations broadcast by the half hour every day.      , '
He-Is: not a finite authority
���The bi- intelliKenci','.;;which: f cannot ';l��e
troubled 4it!i "sniall - 'things..'-- . There
isfnoihing so !.ynail,..but.vvh'at we uiay
honor God ".by-; asking iiis -Guidance ot
it/or-insnH'-Hira.byiP.kingrii into our
own hands'. .' .-'���'. , ���:., ''7
- ���     -���John-Riiskin.-;.
.._.-";_; .7 Scenery In Yoho .Valley-;V '"���
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DATE IS FIXED
FOR APPEAL ON
FREIGHT RATE
Ottawa.���The government ���'"will hear
argumest on Thursday,',: December -i,
in the case of the appeal of the governments of the -western provinces
from 'the d'ecisiou of the Board of
Railway Commissioners in .respect, to
lhe Crow's Nest Pass freight rates,
Premier King announced at-the conclusion of a cabinet meeling. The
Crow's Nest Pass decision and the appeals were the first matters to be taken up at the Cabinet Council, when 16
members of the cabinet were present.
There has been no action taken on
the appeal that the" judgment of tho
Railway Commission should be sel
aside until after whatever hearing
granted.       "
December 4,. it was stated, appeared
to be the earliest date that the hearing could be arranged and, in view of.
the fact that.the western provinces
���must obtain the consent of the Railway Connnissiohabefore carrying their
caseVo the Supreme Court of Canada,
'it was hoped that the commission
would make it possible to grant a.
hearing at' the same time, although
Thursday, November^, had been fixed as the date for the commission's
hearing.      -
Reparations Commission
May Cease To Exist
Paris.���Permanent eclipse of
the. Reparation Commission to a
partial, if not to a total extent, is
��� foreshadowed in a communique issued by the commission's general
secretary. Tho communique describes the measures of re-organization which will be enforced by
January 31 "in consequence.of the
creation of organizations . provided for in the experts' plan, the
functioning of whiclr must entail
considerable reduction in ihe work
of the organizations of the Reparations Commission."
Ontario Entry Wins
At Guelph Show
Manitoba Steer Came Second After
Hard   Contest
Guelph, Ont.���The last day of- the
winter fair was given over to' the
judging of market Ocati)o, of which
there was an exceptionally large class,
62 being in the arena at one time,
making selection of a" winner a most
diflicult task.
The grand champion steer was the
entry of John Kopas, of Elora, Ont.,
who won the coveted ribbon with
"Matchless Duke" after a hard contest with the Manitoba champion
Aberdeen Angus, owned by the Manitoba Agricultural College.
King Fuad Confident
Of Ruling Sudan
BelievesBritish Will Eventually Grant
Extension of Sovereignty
Cairo, Egypt.���King Fuad in the address-from the throne on the occasion
of the opening of the Egyptian Parliament, declared.tbat while the recent
visit of Premier Said Zagloul Pasha to
Great Britain did not result in the beginning of r ewnegotiallons, the Egyptian Government, had full confidence
that this eventually would bo the result. '''���'������'��� 7
- "Wc shall'reach our goal," he said,
"by virtue of the'..strength'of right, of
the union, of the people, of their attachment to the throne, and of the
solidarity of all for the-safeguarding
of our rights in the two parts of the
valley of the Nile, .without admitting
or recognizing any act likely to-pre-
judice them.'' :���������������     ������'.:'.-.���. \..,'������ :���.-.,-'
Denounces Bolshevism
Emma   Goldman    Execrates    Russia's
Soviet Government .
London.���Emma Goldman, who was
deported i'rom the United States in
1919 as an undesirable alien, tind "now
seeks asylum in England, was welcomed by three hundred llritons to Iheir
country at a dinner given in her,honor here. Miss Goldman spent a"eon-
isderable part of lier exile in Russia,
and she eloquently execrated Russia's
Soviet Government. . ...
The oppressed masses in. Russia,
she said, wero being silenced as they
never were under the Czar, and all
ideals .had been discredited by tho
ruling forces in that country. Bolshevism, she characterized as an
international disease, and she promised to light hereafter, wherever she
might be, for the principles of liberty, which,, were the most essential
things in human life.
. "To call the present Soviet Government a worker's experiment is tho
most preposterous lie ever told," Miss
Goldman told her audience.
Premier Of Britain
To Investigate Relations
Between Britain and Mexico
London.���One of the first acts
of the new Conservative udminis- .
tration is expected to be re-opening of a complete investigation of
the relations between Great Britain and Mexico. The attitude of
the new cabinet, as a result of the
successful overthrow of the De
La Huerta revolution, and the desire for a resumption of relations
by commercial organizations, is
said in well-informed circles to be
quite friendly. Foreign minister,
Austen Chamberlain, is expected
to appoint a committee to investigate the relation of the two^oun-
tries.
Earthquake In Java
Many Deaths As Result Of Terrible
Catastrophe s
Batavia, Java.���The Island of Java
has been severely shaken by .earthquake. Already 300 persons are reported killed and countless numbers
are missing.
The earth r-hoeks extended over two
days. .Many native towns in the Kedu
district, a central residency of Java,
havc been destroyed by landslides; One
village completely disappeared Into
the river.
Wembley Staff .Leaves
London.���Tho Canadians who, did
police duty at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley sailed for Canada on Nov. 11. > A large number of
railway officials who were on duly al
Wembley _aIso_s>ai!ed_on the .Mon'ro.-;e
as well as many New Zealand and
Australian representatives who are returning home, from the big " exhibition by way of Canada.
Want Canned Heat Banned
Toronto.���Urging thai the government announce legislation to prohibit
the sale'in Ontario of canned heal,
such as methylated spirits, also'of extracts, a deputation of women composed of members of the United, Women's Educational Federation waited
on Attorney-General Nickle and pointed out that the extracts were being
taken as intoxicants.
No Advance In Lake Freight Rates
Fort William,-Ont.���The records of
the grain commission at present j-sho-w
no advance in lake freight rates, oilier
than lhat charters for Ihe wid of thc
season have been made at an advance
of about half a cent, a condition which
always rccuiyai the end of every season.
Question Of
Natural Resources
Disposition Now Is To Deal With
Provinces Separately
Ottawa.���-Premier Greenfield, of Alberta,'is coming here "this month to
havc another conference on tho question of returning to tha province its
natural resources in public lands and
minerals, but no similar move in.tho
long standing matter has been indicated by Manitoba or Saskatchewan.
There is no foundation for the eastern report that a new inter-provincial
conference of all the provinces will be
summoned on the question. Several
held in the past JO.years were abortive. Moreover, ihe--disposition is to
regard ihe question as essentially
western, while the later plan i.s to deal
with the provinces concerned individually instead of collectively, owing to
tho dissimilarity of their interests.
Border Patrol Strengthened
U.S. Takes Precautions To Stop
Illegal  Entry From  Canada
Washington.���The "United States
immigration border patrol for the
Canadian boundary in being recruited
to its full strength of -150 men. The
end of Canadian harvest, immigration
officials said, has iourid an increasing
number oi persons attempting to come
Into (his country .illegally, and nvery.
precaution is being taken against tiiirf
drive.    -
A dispatch from Winnipeg said the
United States border patrol was to be
strengthened Jo combat ihe smuggling
of aliens into North Dakoia'and Minnesota from Manitoba and Ontario.
CALL ANOTHER
CONFERENCE ON
TAX PROBLEM
Ottawa.���-The calling of further conference to deal with the problems
which arise from time to time in the
administration of provincial affairs is
urged in a resolution passed by the"
closing session vof .the conference hero
between Hon. J. A. Robb, acting minister of finance, and representatives of
seven of thc provincial governments.
A spokesman ior ihe conference
stated that'll had been found that lho
problems arising out of the administration of public affairs In-tho various
provinces presented so many varied
aspects that the solution of such problems would be materially assisted by
the further interchange of opinion.
The conference was unanimous in
its recommendation for the exeicise
of economy in tho administration oi
governmental" departments.
The following agenda for the proposed conference was set forth In the
resolution: ���
(1).���Overlapping   in    departments
whore   joint   federal   and   provincial
jurisdiction is being exercised.
-   (2).���The consideration   of   income
tax as to. collection and allocation.
(3).���Exemption of all purchases
by and on behalf of pio.incVtl governments from'operation of sales lax.
(���I).���Adjustment of federal subsidies to provinces with a view to
having provincial subsidies bear a reasonable' ratio lo provincial expenditures.
(5).���Provincial taxation of ail
nationally operated railroads.
(6).���Inter-provincial    relations- in
respect to succession duties. ���
" (7).���Consideration of measures for
the reduction of taxation    and, further economies in administration.
Stanley Baldwin, who will lead the
newly-formed Conservative Government in the Mother Country.
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Awaits Return Of
Chief Commissioner
Australia Wants Voice
of
Prairies' Application For Crow's Nest
Appeal Starts November 24
-Ottawa.���-The application of the
prairie provinces-for-leave', to appeal
to the Supremo Court from the judgment of the railway commission in the
Crow's Nest rates case will likely be
hoard here on November 24, following the return of the chief commissioner from the west. 7 There is no question of this leave-being granted.
The matter has been before the
cabinet, the request for a suspension
ol the commission's order hin ing been
deferred. AVhile the matter js regarded here as primarily one of law
it is possible that the appeal to the
Cabinet may be followed by requests
for a hearing before that body on Hie
ground that questions of fact, as well
as of law, arc involved in the commission's ruling and its interpretation
of its posters.
Large Wheat Decline
As
Commemorates First Flight
Paris.���A rnemoiial stone commemorating the first officially controlled
airplane flight in France was Inaugurated at Bagatelle, in the Bois de Boulogne, where M. Santos-Buniont covered 220 meters in 23 1-5 seconds on
November 12,-1306.
Reaches Kingston
Kingston.���Peter Smith, former provincial treasurer for Ontario, entered
Portsmouth penitentiary, -Nov. 13, to
eerxc three years for conspiring to tie-
fraud the province in the sale of
bonds.
Reviving Interest In Wembley
British Government Will Open Exhibition Again Next Year
Stanley Baldwin's declaration that
thc government is-determined io open
lhe great Wembley exhibition again
next yonr has had-an immediate reviving interest in the fair and its
future.
Major Tomlio .stated ihat he i.s still
waiting for ollieial word lrom Ottawa,
but that ho had already started hi?
plans to make tho second exhibition
far more representathe of Canada
than was last year's.���He says that
he expects Canada's participation uext
year will bo greater than this year.
French Scheme To -._ _..
Lower Living Cost
Willjmport Thousands of Live Sheep
and Cattle
Paris.���To .briuc down the price of
the famiiy steak"and chop fhe federation "of" French provision traders has
submitted to Premier Herriot a scheme
for tho importation on ihe hoof of 70,-
Crop  Estimate Gives Total  Yfeld
271,622,000  Bushels
Ottawa.���A crop report issued by
the bureau of statistics estimates the
wheat crop at 273,622,000 bushels.
'i'his is 20,000,000 bushels less than
the last estimate. The final estimate
for last year was 47-1,199,000 bushels.
For the three prairie provinces the
provisional-estimates of the yields oi
the five principal grain crops are, iu
bushels, as follows, the final estimate
for last year being given within
brackets:
Wheat���2-15,306,000   (-102,260,000).
Oals.--233,-J35,000 (0111.750,000).     '
Barley.���66,320,000 (597778,200).
Rye.���11,738,000  (20,842,000).
Flaxseed.���9,6-iJ,000   (7,0-M.SOO).
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May Build Singapore Naval Base
Sydney, Australia.���Premier S. M.
Bruce, in a recent speech said he was
confident that _lho_ new. ]jritish__(_ov-
ernmeiit would proceed- at an early
date with the construction of the naval
base at'Singapore, and would give effect to decisions of the Imperial Economic Conference of last-year. ���
Should Be Consulted In Framing
Empire's Foreigti Policy Says
Bruce
Sydney, "Australia.���Premier Bruce,
in a speech at Dubbow, New South
Wales, in whicli he dealt Witli Australia's present position In the British
Empire, said if Great Briialn'or any
other part of thc Empire were attacked, Australia automatically would be
at .war. ., Therefore, if Australia wore
liable to be. attacked because of her
connection with the Empire, she must
demand the right: to be consulted iu
the framing of the Empire's foreign
policy, he said. "
To Preserve Peace
British, French and Belgian Pact
Urged For European Harmony
Brussels. ��� An Anglo-French-Belgian pact would be the surest'security
for maintenance of peace ln Europe,
Foreign Minister Hymans declared in
reviewing foreign ffairs at the opening of parliament.
He said that, since the armistice
Belgium had-never ceased to hope and
work for such a pact. The foreign
minister,'however, praised the League
of Nations protocol as-a ftep toward
ultimate disarmament and peace.
U.S. MAY SOON
BE PURCHASIN
FARMpDUCTS
Washington. ��� President Coolidge
declared in an address before tho annual meeling of the Association of
Land Grant Colleges, that the government would omit no effort to prevent a repetition of recent misfortunes
involving agriculture, but assured
them that the farmer also must readjust his methods of production and
marketing "until he comes witli In sight
of the new day."
It was the lirst public address .Mr..
Coolidge has made since the election,,
and was devoted to a discussion of
agriculture, which is the principal subject before the college representatives,
at their conference.
The immediate problem, the -president said, is to bridge over the difficulties' resulting from abnormal and
war-stimulated surpluses, while, he
added, preparation'must be made also-
for the" time fast approaching when,
"wo are likely to be one of the greatest of the agricultural"buying nations.'"
"The hope lies," he declared, "in
organizations and methods whicli look
to economies and efficiencies in producing and distributing."      ,    .
Meanwhile, the president urged that
the educators and farm leaders turn
their attention to scientific marketing..
The agriculture problem today, he insisted, is not on the side of produc;
tion, but on the side of distribution..
Too little thought has been given to-
this phase, he added.
Western Fanners Win Prizes
U.S. INTERESTED
IN UTTERANCE OF
SIR AUCKLAND
Prairie   Exhibitors   Carry Off  Awards.
^   At Guelph  Fair
Guelph, Ont.���Western Canada again;
figured prominently in the prize list at
ihe Western Ontario Fair here, Sa��-
katchewan and Manitoba exhibitors in.
the   Clydesdales    being    particularly
successful.
The Shorthorn reigned  supremo in
tho   arena,   when   over SO   animals,,
picked from   the finest herds in Ontario    and    the    western    provinces,
competed for the awards.    The purple -
ribbon for the best bull exhibited wag.
carried off by Beauty Chief, owned by
Amos Black, of Moffat, Oat., while the
award   for lhe champion  female was
captured by   Wright Farms, of Drink-
water,     Saskatchewan,     on     Clipper-
'Aoe 2nd.
In the bulls, senior calf. J. I. Miller,
of Kane, Man., took sixth place.
In the Clydesdales, Bon Finlayson, ���
of Brandon, took first    in    tho   aged,
isiallions, and first in the threc-year-
' old stallions. '   " -
Dr. 1>. D. -Reid, of Cauora, Sask.,
was first in the stallion yearling, and
John Bryee, Areola, Sask., was first
in tho foal stallion.   ' ,
Uses Radio To  Boost Loan
Paris.���Finance Minister Clemenfel
is to open lite selling campaign of the
new French internal loan in comfort-1
000 sheep and 20,000 rattle from the'able and modern fashion, broadcasting
I Argentine, Uruguay   aad    Abyssinia. [ from his office armchair a talk oxtoll-
The   federation, spokesman   claimed i Ing"and explaining the advantages of
thai ihis, imported meat would be a! (the new bonds to-the investor and tlio
Washington,���United    Stales   Government officials and members of congress expressed keen interest in the
utterances  of  Sir Auckland  Geddes.,
former   British   ambassador   to   the
United Stales.     Sir Auckland, speak-,
ing at Westminster Hall. London, heldj
lhat the United States was exercising.
a  profound  influence on   tho  United |
Kingdom, and, to an even greater ex: j
tent, on Canada and other dominions,
and that in Washington there "h an
Instinctive understaviing of their dilli-
culties."    _ W '    "
Few leaders lu the United Stales
would have been prepared to portray
the influence of the United States
over fhe Dominions or the United
Kingdom'as so great as. Sir Auckland put it. Xevertheless, it-has been
realized here for years that there has
been a gradually impnnlng understanding .with Canada and tho British j Maudi .was -unfavorable." lie ex-
Empire in general.      Sir  Auckland's j Jin3;3se(1 ^ fl_ar ,hat lhe plan t0-drilt
past the North Pole in lhe Arctic ice
Exploration Ship
Has Ended Drift
Vessel Depcnding-On-Sails-To-Rcach--
Safety is Belief
Christianla.���The Norwegian explorer Olio Sverdrup said the latest message    he    had    received irom Kaoid
Amundsen's    exploration    ship,    the-
least 10 cents a pound under the price
of the* home-grown article, and succeeded In convincing the premier.- to
the exteut that the lait.-r agreed 1o
i i-ecomnieiul that the minister oi agriculture permit the
operation.
government.
France Will Pay War Debt
London.���-T he French ambassador
has informeiUtho Canadian High Commissioner, Hon. J'. C. Larkin, that on
December 31 the Government of
France will pay off the debt it owes
Canada In connection with the war,
tbe amount totalling $5,657,000.
Fata! Explosion at Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, Mich.���Two men
were killed/one is. dying, and 12 are
injured as the result of a terrific explosion which desfrojed the loading
dock and receiving room at ihe main
Grand Rapids Post Oflic, with a property damage of 550,000.
To-Pay Death  Penalty
-Tokio.���Daisukc " Namba,    charged
with an attempt to assassinate Prince
plan to go iiito|}��{)gont Hirobito while the latter was
| driving from the Imperial Palace io
���__, . , -     ���   Jjjte j#al 0!1 i>ecwnij.>P i?, jast year,
Charh'.-s Dickens' old home, Cads-jwas condemned to'death. The uial
hill Place, is being transformed iiuo a took place iu the "Supreme Court, the
young ladies' boarding school. - i public being oxcludml.
BRITISH YOUTHS TO STUDY FARMING
Swedish Poet Wins Nobel Prize
Stockholm.���Tbe Swedish Academy
awarded the IJ.2-J Nobel prize in literature to the Polish author, Vladislav
Reymont. The recipient is one of the
later school of Polish rocts.
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German Jewelers Busy   ,
Pforzheim, Germany.���One   of   the
few German industries running on full
time at present is tiie jewelry business
here which for some" weeks baa, b*en I settlement   plan   to   study   western
remarks are tho most interesting as
Jt has -boon well known here that he
has discouraged lho sending of a Canadian ambassador to Washington, Sir
Auckland's   relerence   tci   "Dominions
Hoes would have to be given up.
!>r.  FridtjoC, Nansen.  the  explorer,,
is wild to-interpret the message from
th.:
Maud lo mean the vessel has aban-
that look on the Paeiuc," ia regarded jdt)n,.d ,h(. dl.Jft and Is now n.yiilJ, to7
here as an allusion to iho .lapan^o, get back to y^-lug "Strait. He bc-
ImmigralJon wioeHon. on which this J 1Ipvps lhc MaU(1 ,mg oxhausted heVoil.
country, Western Canada. Australia j K���pr,Ues fllui ro'usl aevjnd on lier sails
and New Zealand have, to a large extent, a-common view. I
i to reach safety. -
Defeat Of Victorian
To Aid Landholders
i
LabOr   Government A,befta    Premier   .Goes   .East _. Withi
Definite Colonization Policy
Edmojiton.���Premier Greenfield Took,
with him, when he left for ihe oast, a
definite govt rnment  policy in  regard
to.the colonization of the Lethbridge
Northern  Irrigation  District'and  tho-
adjustment of the presen; landowners'"
financial affairs.   lie will discus* the
latter angle of the policy with rcpre- _
jpontatives    of    th^ leading mortgage-
houses in Toronto at present int-.-rest--'
ed in Southern Albvrta Investment*.
Adverse .Vote ��� On No-Confidence
Motion" Was Anticipated
Melbourne, Australia.���The Victorian Labor Government was defeated
in the legislature by a vote of 3S to 2S
on a motion of want of conildence.
The no-confidence motion was moved
by ,T. Allan, loader of the Farmers'
party. ' _    .   ~
The adverse vote ag?ins-,t th��> government was anticipated.
Sues Loeb arod Leopold
Joliet, Ills.���Suit for $100,000 damages wag <il��I In Circuit Court iu>re
against Nathan P. Leopold. Jr., and
Richard Loeb, serving life terms for
slaying Robert Franks. The suit was
filed on behalf of Charles Ream, a
i taxicab driver of Chicago, who charged that the two mutilated him.
The   first   party   of British youths
brought to Albc-ita under the Empire
operating at capacity to catch up *vitk j fanning coadition.--. reached Vermilion.
I Christinas oidm.
recently. The boys are shown hereon their arrival at the Canadian National station - at Quebec en
route   to   Western   Canada.���C. X. IL
J over the Canadian National Rail-pays Photos.
C.P.K. Soys Land For Settlers
Montreal.���A block of agricultural
land sufficient to suppoi i about two
hundred families, has been purchased
by the C.P.IL In DigfeV County, Not a
Scotia, will be colonized, commenting
next spring, und^r ea?y Csancia! ar-
rangernems.'      - ; -
-   Robbed   By  Bogus  Inspectors^
Montreal.���Two -bogus    "radio   in--
FpoctoiV'' forced   thi-'ir   '. av  into  the
home of Mrs, Y.o<: Maiiotlt. and, af��er-
binding and gagging her, made off wsth
1i��t lings, which thoy pulled frou lier-
finger?. two gold    watches,    from    -a.
bureau  uraw.-r and  as much  of  tlio
family silver as they could cope��'iii ia
a sack.
Spread of Bubonic PJagoe
S'-t undrabau, British India'.���.Ms
epidemic of the bubo.nic plague, which
has alrt-ady caused 4,000 death*, lias
broken out in the native Quarter ot
Trimalgiri, near here. One cf ii*
���vicirn? wn- a Kri.Lr-h soldlr-r. THE LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1924
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The First Scout
The following is takeD from the
Sunday Companion and tells how
General Baden-Powell commenced
tha Scout movement:
"Jimmy Jenkins lived in Islington���at least, he lived in a part of
it which was crowded with folk,
most of whom thought themselves
���well off if they had two rooms for
their family. That didn't leave
much Bpace to play in, so Jimmy
played in the streets. Tipcat, a
game where you run away if the
"cat" flies through a window, and
then comes back looking as if you
knew nothing about it���not youl
Cricket, with a pile oftetonea for a
wicket, any bit of wood for a bat,
and any kind of ball! Football,
. with an old tin for the ball.. And
in the summer .."bathing" in. the
dirty canal.. 7. School, when: he
couldn't playtruaht,f which he.did
.often as he dared; and, as forfthe
rest bf his life, just mooching about.
Yes,; he was .. a, regular little
.ragainuffin was Jimmy.        "��� 7 7
But in all his knocking about in
. crowded  : streets   arid    alleys; he
.didn't get much air. His cheeks
..were pale underneath the dirt. ;He
had a nasty cough, arid he weighed
far..Jess  than7a-boy of his years
7. ought,, ;.If ever he was .going to
7grow up. tobe a,/strong man things
would, have. to. alter a.lot..
'-. So much .for ihe ontBide of him_
Bagged, dirty, .pale, flabby-muscled, narrow-chested, a/'0,3'' boy!
;Ah, but what.\about the inside?
My, ,if he was "C 3',' outside.:;-"He
was riot only rude aad; rough, he
was disgusting.. He was; not only
mischievous, fhe .was, cruel.!- Any,
7 dog,6r cat, pr-f girl- fotindf itfout.if
he . gotjnear them. fHe was not
only disobedient, hefwas.surly arid
f sulky.   And he:Was idle. ; At home
.���rnothiri'g..doing! At,, schools-
nothing doing! ' VW"'
'[ fThen this- gentleman I told you
of got hold of him, and others like
him. First of all he put a cap/ on
hia head, and a shift on .his back,
and little loose kriicks, and a belt,
and last of all.he 'put a pole/in'his
handW W 'VVV ~X[''"-\ y )���-���''
7 Well, when Jimmy got into those
77 "togs"' hefelt for. the '.first time
that he was., somebody, /and,..of
. course,   he had to act up to the
.part.    He was.in uniform! W.V
It. was quite afresh thing/for
-him to keep sted, with others, arid,
bit by bit;.he learned to march*
..before . thisj. he.. had generally
slouched along, .unless, he was running from.: aj .'.'copper.'?. He'felt
rather    strange    about" '. obeying
-- orders, bat; when f.he saw-that
.others did it, and that it seemed
.the right thing to do, he did.it, top;
: arid didit'till it became"a habit. 7
.They seat him to a "gym, "and
put him through exercises, and bit
by bithis muscles andf.cbest developed, .and soon he wanted a bigger
shift, i for he was getting broader
across.  '7.  -/ <;
Then,   when   the" summer-time
came, they marched 1 :ni and the
/others away;   marched   luvj   till
'they reached some big fields down,
in .Kent, and there they camped
out in, tents.7 .-.
Oh, -it'yraa.fme.fan, boiling yonr
own water,-���''peeling; your, own
taiers," cooking7your ,.own. grab;
washing up plates arid..disheaVAnd:
"afterwards playing real. .crick.et^or
bathing in real cleanwater.WV'V-
And at night they all eat-round
and sang songs���real good,.old
songp, .-with   rousing   -swinging
- ��borages. --, f-.77. 77. . ��� :'���-.- ������...W/""
My, how Jimmy Jeaklas enjoyed iti And sometimes the captain
jnst spoke a few words to tfasm in
a quiet way abottt a /Boy who lived
in the Long Ago, Who dida't think
it kiddish to obey His parents, and 1
afterwards, when He became a
man, went about thinking that the
best fun in all the world was to go
round being of use to other folk. "
When Jimmy Jenkins came back
he'd caught the complaint. He'd
learnt the Scout Law. Ho'd learnt
to act with other people, in a kind
of league. He'd learnt to aim to
do one good deed every day. And
he came back different inside.
There were forty of them in his
company, and thoy were al! different, too. Ah, his mother couldu't
make it out! And when he hung
about to see if he could be of any
use, and offered to run the errauds
and peel the potatoes, ahe looked
at him as if she thought he was
too good to live.
Yes, THAT was how they
changed Jimmy Jenkins and thousands of others in all our big cities
who were like him. They did it
in Australia and Canada and
America and France, and���oh,
everywhere. And this league of
boys that they called the Boy Scout
movement, caught on all over the
world, for the idea which once was
only an idea in General Baden-
Powell's mind���the idea that boys
who could act together for mischief,
and become hooligans, could be got
to act together in Scout leagues���
had worked wonder?.
The little first band has become
a mighty army of millions. We
came to rely on them during the
War for many things. They flew
through the Btreeta after a raid,
sounding the "All Clear'' signal on
their bugles. They curried messages. They proved a blessing all
round. Yes, these very boys who
once might have been hooligans.
Why, only a few weeks ago
many thousands of them came to
Wembley from all parts, and there
they camped out, drilled and had a
great review. And afterwards the
Prince' of Wales spoke to them, and
pointed out that now they were all
bound together in the League of
Boy Scouts, they w��re like a
bundle of sticks which, so long as
it held together nothing could
break. But if they were separated
they could be broken easily. And
he begged them to hold together,
to do.grand and useful work in .the
world, and to stand against wrong,
arid when they heard him .they,
just cheered themselves hoarse.';'
Hospital. Auxiliary
List of Hospital Subscribers
��� The;Boafd.of Managers very
thankfully 'acknowledge' receipt
of- the .following, -subscriptions;
'Anyone .wishing to''subscribe,
kindly call at the office, orvmajl;
of Chas. King, Sec.-..Treks.;,, when.;
receipts- will be. given fand
amounts ./acknowledged iu "the
current issue of .The.Ledge.. V
Monthly"Subscriptions -7 * 7 ' "'IMMS
King -Edward " Lodge ".No..-"2SV V-
.77 _.'A;.-F. &.A..M. .;._-- 7 -���'���;-'ioo'.oo
Subscription (details to follow) ���,;-," 122.56
Great War-Veter'ahs/Dan.ce recipt's- 12S.55
Kiiights of Pythias Lodge" No. .29. : 25.00
A. Legault -"' -."".- "."-'.-.' - V- -'. .10.00
W.fWaimsley. 7 .?. "���- -     . -��� :��� .2.50
fEnc/Sjoberig; per Mrs." Hallstfoui". .500
.G..S." Waiters'7 .';.- "   >W;  -, .7 5_-oo-
Mrs. I.-.V. Shil lcock'    -      .-���      -   16.00
-.".,    -'..--    - : KOCK  CREKK ^
" '.'<-'���
M. Beattie "' ;, -'. -' Vy ���     ""'-.  7"
���  5.00
"O.-Wheeler VV.W//,.-'.  7   [-���' ]
10.00
"Ed/Madge    .--.'-'- ';-.''���'--. '���'������', -���- -
"   5.00
W. Jobns        .   -,.-.,���'   r"}y\}'X-}
.S.oo
G.-W.-Swaniiell   .:��� . "-'_ .--.-.-
5-o��
<G. Lord ""' -������- '���".-,  -."���:' .. -... X'X.,
5-00
M. W. Dresser ,-_ '.'-     -".'���.- . '   ' - .
5.oo
H. Brown,. .'���.", .- 7 '--.  ..r" ~;XX-. 77
;   $.00
Arthur Rusch.- '-.'V-.-���':"- -'"-' .'... --,'
5.60
Fred Madge.;._���.."-.- /:,.--;.' V   7
5-oo
M."Rusch":    '"-=���-"-.,-''}'-'.". ". '���".-'',.
. ' 3;o��
W./Clark' . .:���-.-. - ,WV '���. > 7, "
,5.00
;. --, ���:     "yX-'X.  Total     -."���  .. 490.00
'7r'f---FiirnitureVLuuiber,--&c. .,.     .   '������
J.'Kerr,- fufuiture, stoves, &c.\ '-'";.J150".06
O. Lofstad,' luuiber.andffurniture   -:.56,00
G.-iS. Walters, glass cabisiet and :
"--;., accessories ".-".-  '���-'''-"���-""?,.    '60.00
Contract Let
.'-.';H6n.!W. H._ .Sutherland, .minister;, of puBl.ic. .works, has -announced that Messrs; A.." B7
Palmer & Co.; arid W. T. Tieriiey
&.Co. will construct the Trans-
provincial Highway, work commencing next spring as soon as
weather conditions permit. -'
A very successful meeting of
the Greenwood and District Hospital Womeus Auxiliary was held
at the Hoapital on Thursday last,
with 27 present. It was most
enthusiastic aud tackled all the
matters brought up, with vim and
energy. The following officers
were elected: President, Mrs. W.
B."Fleming; Vice-Prea., Mra. A. J.
Morrison; 2nd Vice-Prea., Mrs. C.
King; 3rd Vice-Pres.,^ Mrs. A
Francis; Sec.-Tieas., Mrs. Geo.
Inglis. Different committees are
being elected to take charge of the
various wants of the Hoppital.
The City Council has very kindly
granted the use of the Kennedy
Storp, as a Hall, and in which all
meetings will be held.
A collection will be taken at
each meeting.
After the business was transacted
Mrs. FranciB and the ladies present
served tea.
Those present were: Mesdames
Morrison, Kerr, Bryant, McDonell,
Fleming, Sutherland, . Keady,
Grandberg, Legault, Muir, Crane,
Inglis, Fenner, F. Johnson, F.
Peterson, Clerf, Gulley, Royce, Q.
S. WalterSj King, Spence. Francis,
McKenzie, McCurrach, Bella, Mist-
LV Bawtinheimer and Miss M.
Axam.
Wednesday's meeting
Twenty-one ladies were present
at the meeting held in the Kennedy
Store on Wednesday afternoon, tea
being served by Mesdames Kerr
and Morrison.
It was decided that a miscellaneous shower will be bald in the
Kennedy Store on Wednesday,
Nov.-26th at 3 p.m.
' Tea'will  be served on   special
occasions.
139 I
Hospital Want List
\       ""-��� '     o '
i
jThe following  articles   are   required at the Hospital:
Two single bed3 or two camp
cots, white bath towels, -hand
towels, table cloth.72 inches long,
dresser covers, pillows, lamps,
serviettes, - fruit arid vegetables,
meat- chopper, steamer, alarm,
clock,-, electric iron, kitchen cups,
saucers;- ' knives,, forks,. 2 . clothes"
baskets,. soap dish for bath tub,.
small oval "roasting pan,. Bmail
trays auything from 8 iri. up," sink
strainer, vases, egg cups,, clothes
-pega, and cornbsV -;   '. Xy-' -[.xx
"Big Brother'' Screened
The. -. new" Paramount1 picture
which will be. shown at the
Greenwood Theatre on Saturday,
-Nov, 22ad, "Big. Brother,'.' from
the. story by Rex Beach, is a bear ;f or
thrills; there is. not.a lagiging
moment, throughout its entire
length. This -is the greatest-:;.of
Rex Beach's works���greate__t;.= because he wrote it from.his:heart.7
.It.is ah altogether .'unusual,pro
duction, - in all that it,-depicts
graphically, just - what the' Big
-Brother Movement; is ...endeavor irig
to accomplish 7 throughout1 the
world--the proper .raising of the
boy a arid youths���the future. men
of the land on whoin the . destiny
of their country rests. It is: the
story of one 'big.brother,' taken as
a. concrete example of-what is to
be generally, expected from others
the world over.
H
ere an
ere
���_- "Moose are plentiful in the Chap-.
lean, Ont., district, and hunters can
.ftecure a good *bag' of deer 7arid
bear," says J. W.- McVey;' Experi-.
��nced guides can be obtained and
hunters are assured they will get
their limit.-'-''. ���'--.'.'���."--.'-".'-'���"" '
"One of the things for which Canada', is. most to he. congratulated is
that she ha�� established a system of,
education that /compares favorably
-with, any in the world. Canada is
a rtation. of literates, she:has: a-re-f
iharkably small proportion of ilKter-
ates." stated the Right Hon.- H." A_
L_. Fisher, former Minister bf Edu-.
cation': in-:'the. British ,g��yernriient,
wheii disemharking at. Montreal..
SPECIAL LIQUEUR >
A.H;M,;20'YEARS r-
$4.25 Per Bottle
$4.75 Per fBotUe
'This advertJaanent is not published or displayed by. tie Liquor Control}.''���'
'y7'.V'"���;���-':.'-7':;:Bo^d'or;by the VW'VW'Vf
.:"A
An
Announcement
In order  to  induce  car owners to  have
their cars overhauled during the winter
/season,  and to keep our regular staff of
mechanics together, we offer
From Nov. 17th to March 31st, a straight
discount of 35 percent, on labor charges for
all j,obs amounting, at regular rates, to
$4.00 or over. This will take in such operations as grinding valves, lining Ford
transmission bands, etc. It will apply to
all makes of cars
and you choose the rate basis
either regular hourly rates or Flat-Rate
(contract) charges.
Help us solve the "Dull Season" problem,
and we will help you get your work done
cheaper and better than ever before.
This is a genuine business proposition
���?   . ~ . ��� ...        i ��� ���
Take advantage of it���save the difference.
McPHERSON'S GARAGE
Grand Forks, B.C. v
CHRISTMAS
IN
OLD COUNTRY
Special Service
-<   -wjr     -y -   ���       -. x
-7   Vancouver to   vw
SHIP'S SIDE at ST. JOHN
".-""��-       -  -'-���"-..'"". ; .. '-..   v ���f.'.
Leave: Vancouver 9. P.M.
nov." 29 ;
.' Connecting  with I
S.S. Montclaro
:-'_To Liverpool, .
���. Sailing p��e-7 5  ���
DEC. 5 ���" :77;W./-DEC^6v-
" ".Connectirig-witH_j'". v:"":-"Conn>"etinB';-wUb~--'"
S.S. IVIetagaina    s,S. Monttaurier
To Claijow ��nd    ' "   -To {.iverpiol^ :'-
-  S.ilins Dec 12,   -'
Beli*��t v
' SailmK75*S;___lL
- ,-;f. JJECV477
"'.' .Connecting.' with;
S.S. Minnedbsa
���   "   To Cherbourg,'
Southampton, - Antwerj��":
-- ^ Sailing Dec. 10'.
DEC. 10 .
"' "Connecting with7 ��� -
. S.S., Montcalm,;
'To Liverpool-.
Sai_iiiBjDec7l6i .
Passengers from Kooteaay District connect at.
Revelstoke7or Medicine^ Bat
TICKETS DETAILS| RESERVATIONS
7 from aay Agent or write
J, S. CARTER, D. P.A.       -      NELSON; B,C.
��'
DR.   A.   FRANCIS
Physician and Surgeon
.Residence Phone 69
Greenwood
SEND YOUR ^
BOOTS   and  SHOES
To
GEO. ARMSON, Grand Forks,
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work aud material  guaranteed.   We
pay postage oue way.    Terms Cash.
Have  you paid yonr  subscription to The Ledge?
SYNOPSIS Iff
LANOACT AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacaht, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may tie pre-empted by"
British subjects over 18 years of age,
and by aliens'on declaring intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
arid improvement for ���''agricultural
purposes. ,..
Full Information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions la
given In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained -free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, 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., carx-ylng over 5,006 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for *pre-empUons aro
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in which the land applied for
is'Tsituated, and aro made on printed
forms, copies of which can be oh--
tained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied Tot-
five years a nd improvements made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least five
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
. received.
For more detailed information see
tlio Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land." -
PURCHASE
Applications are received for pur-"
chase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being timberlnnd.
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) land is ?5
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land  $2.50 per acre.    Further 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
��� Umber larid," not" exceeding 40' acrea,
may bo purchased or leased, ^the conditions    "-including-     payment."     of
:_ stumpage. - '"      ,-���-'". :.'-    ' - -.-������_   *. f-
���'.-"' -    ���] .HOMESITE- LEASES" .��� %: ���;.."'
." Unsurvoyed"areas, not exoeedlng .20
acres,  may. be  leased  as  homesites,'.
conditional' upon _a   dwelling' being
: erected' in :the first year, title being
-obtainable" after  residence   and   Improvement/conditions,  are -, fulfilled
and laud has been surveyed.   -_���   7-
'.'���   V; _V'LEASES/;-7 7 W'<  ''"
x  For,- grexlhg  and ..industrial" . pur-.',
poses areas-not exceeding; 640 acred-
.may be leased .'by -.on*, person - or  a
"company.. '-.',.   _.-   .:-;;-- "-'.   :'���  ���:'���
-.. .,.- ���-.--��� VGRAZINQ7 ~ 7- f 7; V'V^
tinder- thi�� fdraalng Act. the Prov-.
-Ince'lB divided Into graitlns districts
and the" range.admlnlstefed under a
.Grazing        Commissioner.- .    Annual
ijrazing permits are. Issued baaed on .
'.numbers ranged, "priority being given"
-to established owner_s.  Btoclc-ownei'3'
may ^ form- associations  _ for - range
.management;   Free,.'or partially free,'
- iMvnilts  are   available.  Xctr." settlers.
.i;iim"pe'rs.- and ���- travellers, - up-.- to   ten-
" bead.. .      .> ".-������'-      .   ������    ' -.- ;:. "" '.-
The Ledge for Job Printing
7 The Mineral Proyince of Western Canada
;\;v w.:j^^^
' HftB   produced fMinerals as   follows:    Placer.  Gold, , $76,962,203;   Lode.
Gold, 8113,352,655; Silver, 863,632,655;.Lead 858,132,661; Copper, 8179,046,608;!
Zinc,  $27,904j750; 'Miscellaneous/Minerals, 'S.iv408,257; Coal and Coke, $250,-
968,113���-' Baildingf Stbhej Brick, Cement, etc/, 839,415,234, making its Mineral
Produc6idn.to.tlie endtif l92.3ahow.an ���'"���'���- -;���-, X-'-'--       ���"��� 7."   -       '       . f."....
Aggregate ya|fle.of $810,722,78277
the Year E^g Deeerajbei'^ 1023, $ij;304;32
The   Mining   Laws of this Province, are more liberal, and the fees lower, f .
Shan those of any other Province in the Dominion,, or any Colony in the  British
/ Empire./ W W"V }yy') XXX .��� X'X-.y, -XXx -.:.,-. ?..;-W.= .\ .���������-< .���. '"'."'"'-. 7.:-. ���-..--- ����� -   ��� .'���
Mineral locations are:^granted to^^ discoverers, for nominal fees; 7_.: .-V -������ "X[- 7'W .V ���  u.
Absolute  Titles are  obtained   by developing snch properties, the security . 7        ''
of which is guaranteed by Crown Grants.   _-=-       V       ..
Fall information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained.
"gratis by addressing-���, }.,X; - ; ;V.-:: xy VVf:.;   iyXxzy.       ;--X-[y ; -  .-- ..Xy'-'-
X'X ']yxx.^,'*��� yyx^X. - v THE HON, vTHE"/MINISTER^'.OF^;MINES'
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