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ProTincial Library
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THE   OLDEST   MINING   CAMP   NEWSPAPER'IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
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GREENWOOD,  B./d, THURSDAY. OCTOBER 30, 1924:
'���'No. 14
SJXTII .ANNUAL f; 'Xy "��� ������' : "XXXX i fV
War Veterans Masquerade" Dance
\  ,        '     (Benefit of-Greenwood District Hospital)
' Thanksgiving Day���Armistice' Day   *
MONDAY,   NOVEMBER   10,-"^1924     ^
MASONIC   HALL,   GREENWOOD-
The most popular and largest attended Dance in the district-
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Four Prizes Excellent*"Supper Fine Hall
V    BUSH'S-4-PIECE  ORCHESTRA V    5
7 /       Masks and-CostuThes at iGoodeve's 7- WW..
Now is the time to  Brighten up your Home       |J0 ^*  Elson   &  Co*
We have just received an assortment of
Paints, Oils, Floor Stains,
andVarriishes
v.
T^ M: GUtLEY & CO.
Mens
Furnishings
Pants
,  ���'-  ��� .      Shirts
Underwear
Wool Tweed Shirts f  -
Light and Heavy Rubbers
Fit-Reform Suits and
" Overcoats
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Boys Sweaters
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ARO UNIT HOME
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PHONE 2&L
GREENWOOD, B.C;
/
SPECIALS^
Five'Roses, Purity, Royal Household Flour
49s" "-'     V      $2.50 . "   *  .
'    98s      -      -        5.00 ���
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Wholesale Prices Advanced���.Buy Now ^
Sultanas, New Stock 2 fibs -  25c.    4s Strawberry'Jam  -  80c f
Okanafan Delicious Apples (extra fancy)     ���     s$3.50
Wealthy Apples, Good 'Cooking     --    -      -      1.35
Cocoa, 5 lb pkts -   65c. Dates, fresh stock uerlb  -  15c
Formality and Value Order From 7        Phone 46
GREENWOOD  GROCERY
Auction!    Auction _W Auction!
Why not jrealize on your .
Surplus" Stock?
-">������
Casli in hand,  is better' than a 6
mouth's Bill for Winter Feed.
Terms Reasonable
^CHARLES   KING
AUCTIONEER    r
STATIONERY
Everything in
WRITING  MATERIAL   and  BLANK  BOOKS,
See our Box Stationery.     The best obtainable.
Mount your summer prints in snapshot albums. Big assortment. 50c up
v t
JLH. Goodeve,. Druggist & Stationer
Don't Neglect Thaf Cough
JUST ARRIVED
LADIES
Fall and Winter
HATS
Very Reasonably Pj-iced
MRS. ELLEN TROUNSON
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|        Mazda and Carbon Lamps        X
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f 125 VOLTS
Public Meeting
GREENWOOD THEATRE
Tuesday, November 4th
4 p. m, sharp
In the interest of
Mr. Grote Sterling
Conservative Candidate
To be Addressed by
Hon. Dr. S. F. Tolmie
f  Service in St. Jude's Church on
Sunclay, Nov. 2nd at 11 a. m. _.
Ontario voted to remain dry; by
a large majority  last  Thursday.
R. Blundell left last week for
Auyox after a visit to his home
here. . -���
Miss CiciliaTHallstrom returned
on Monday from a visit to Spokane. W.
f, Scouts and Cubs meet iu the
Fire Hall everv Friday night at
7.30 o'clock.   ���"   V '
: Latest reports indicate that the
Conservatives arc sweeping the
country iu Great Britain.
Mrs. Geo. Clerf has returned,
from attending the Grand Lodge
of Pythian-Sisters convention at
Revelstoke.
- Joseph Price has secured a position at the Sally mine, Beaver-
.dell, and left for that place on
Monday morning.
Charles King reports the_ sale
of 515 acres of C.P.R. laud,.as
also a 320 acre ranch in -.the
Bridesville district.
Mrs. James Skelton and three
children arrived from Spokane on
Sunday and have taken up residence on Greenwood St.
Tom Taylor, of the staff of the
Bank of Montreal in Ashcrof t has
been transferred to the branch of
the bank iuTPrince George.
Mrs. Bakke and family have
returned to town from-Alice Arm
and have taken the Guuderson
house on Kimberley avenue.
IN MEMORIAM
The tragedy of Wednesday morning took from our
district, not merely our member of the Provincial House,
but  a man,, and  a friend.    Men  and  women  of every
party and of no party mourn the passing of John McKie,
"Houest John" he has often been called and no man   iu
our province had a better ciaim to  the  title.    Uprightness and integrity were as naturally a part of his-life as
breathing.    A good man, who ''loved Our  Nation" and
labored continually   for   the   welfare  of   his   fellows.
True, he had  not had an  opportunity of proving his_^
������worth, at Victoria, but, as citizens, we were assured none
could.better represent our cause.    In Church  circles, in
Lodge meetings, his friendly counsel  aud  active assistance will be sorely missed.    The memory  of  his kindly
'^fersonality, considerate,-helpful, and sympathetic nature
will long endure iu our midst.    In  deepest sorrow  and
with loving sympathy we would assure Mrs. McKie and
family .that their sorrow is truly ours also, and we commend them to Him who  alone can  bind  up  the broken
: hearts and comfort all who mourn.
The late lamented John" McKie was born in Dumfries, Scotland, on Nov. 16, 1874. He came to Canada
many years ago, settling in Vancouver where he received
bis education, v He moved to Grand Forks 23 years ago
and built up a very,successful business under the name
of the Bouudary Iron Works. As a Lodge man he ranked higti in the Masonic order, being a Past Master of
Harmony Lodge arid also represented the district as
Deputy Grand Master. Besides his widow, he leaves
two. sons, Reid aud Fred, aud one daughter, Marion.
The funeral service will be held in Grand Forks on Friday. Oct. 31st at 2.30 p.m. and on Saturday morning the
remains will be shipped to Vancouver where - interment
will take place in the family .plot.
~ TAYLOR & SON
9    PHONE 17 - GREENWOOD   ^
You are invited to   attend   a   PUBLIC MEETING
to be Addressed by-
HON. J. H. KING
Minister of Public Works for the Dominion of Canada
D. W. SUTHERLAND
'- Ufeeral^Candidate for Yale Ridiue
COL. C. E. EDGETT, D.S.O.
AND OTHERS
To be held in- -
.Greenwood Theatre, Friday, Oct. 31"
��� At 8 p. m.
The same Speakers will address Meetings at
MIDWAY, Old S'chool.House, Friday, Oct. 31, 3 p.m.
BRIDESVILLE, Saturday, Nov. 1, 3 p.m.
ROCK CREEK, (Riverside Hall) Sat, Nov. 1, 8 p.m.
GOD   SAVE   THE* KING
Former Minister of Agriculture
/   - ���        	
VLast Meeting     '   ;
EMPRESS  THEATRE
' Grand Forks
Tuesday, November 4tH.
* 8 p; m;
/
Speakers
Hon. Arthur Meighen
Hon. Dr. S. F. Tolmie
Mr. Grote Sterling
Everybody Welcome
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, NOV. 1st
Commencing at 8.15  p.m.
Jesse h. I,asky presents
Betty Compson .
IB
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tv
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t9
A tale of miscarried "justice" tint
"beauty aad dating put rights*.
For when one wsinan, through
bate, bad seat a man to prison,
another, through love, set oat to
make him free
A drama revealing the genius of
Betty Cotspsou like nothing else
since "The Miracle Man."
. A public Memorial Service for
the'late Johu McKie will be held
ia the Presbyterian Church on
Sunday, Nov. 2nd, at 7.30 p.m.
D. C.' McKee' has been transferred from the Bank of Commerce in Salmon .Arm to the
branch of the bank iu Chilliwack.
�� The case .fiX.J. .,N.^,I_uce has
been further postponed- to Tuesday, tnornicg, Nov. 4th, owing to
Chief- J..- A. Fraser, ..one of the
witnesses, being- out of towa.
The Pythian Sisters through
the medium of- The Ledge wish
to~thank all those���who patronized
their Chicken Supper and Dance
and helped to make it  a success.
' Greeuwood and Grand Porks
played an exhibitien game of
soccer at Grand BVrks last* Sunday afternoon and resulted iu "a
win for Greenwood by a score of
l-to nil.     ^
Shoes for 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, B.C,   -
Hon.* J. H. King, Minister of
Public Works, D. W. Sutherland,
Liberal candidate for Yale riding,
Col. C. B. Edgett, D.S.O., and
others will address a public meeting iu the Greenwood Theatre on
Friday Oct.- 31st,7 at 8p.m.    7 V  .
Mr. aud Mrs.".. Dan7 Binei; ��� a!nd
two children,. Pauline.<and-Dick,:
of Calexico, Cal., and.-Mr. and
Mrs. Victor Biner, and daughter,
Mary,- of./.Christina, were, .the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. A.. Legault on'Friday eVehingJ'ast.; .
The Greenwood .District Hospital 'is progressing very favorably. The operating room has
been thoroughly7renovated, the
wood work having been painted
aad enamelled and the. walls re-
pipered./"The other rooms are
being c.leaused and ..made in order
to receive the furniture, which.is
on its way. At the Bee.held on
Wednesday a new road was made,
by which patients Tmaj enter the.
rear of the. Hospitals instead, of
being carried up the front  steps.'
Midway News
Mrs. Hawkes returned on Monday from a..visit with her siBter,
Mrs. Joe Richter. - -
The W)iis6 Drive to be held on
Hallowe'en in the School House
has been postponed.
There will be a baptismal service
in. the Presbyterian Church on
Sanday morning alTll o'clock.
The Ladies Aid Bazaar will be
held on Saturday, Nov. 15th. Tea
will.be; served and-there will be
speciaratiracfcions forchildrea." -.
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.
'Fancy costumes, clowns, spooks
and ballet girls will make merry
in a riot of multi-colored dresses
in the Masonic Hall at the Masquerade dance to be staged on
Thanksgiving Day, Monday Nov.
10th.' "The_dance"promises to be
up to the usual excellent standard
of all G.W.V.A dances.
At the last meeting of tbe
facultv of arts of Queens university, Kingston, the Western Canada scholarship was awarded to
P. H. Sheffield, of Nelson, inspector of public schools for this
district. , Recently he was awarded tbe B.A. .degree by the,same
university. 7"-'-.   .-'���--".. ���." .-���--., ,V ;���"
WA public "me��ting7.will-\be. hfeid
the Greenwood Theatre on Tuesday, -Nbvf"4th at-4.;-"p.m.f"sharp,
in the 'interest'pf .Grote" 'Sterlingi
couserva.te caadidate'iu ";the'Yale
rid ia g.-: 7 Tbe' meeting .will-be a.d-
jdressed:by- Hon7Dr/S7F. Tolmie,
fcirmer Minister bf Agriculture in.
the.-Federal .House. Everybody
welcome..:-", '-yy ���
ADULTS SOc'
CHILDREN 25c
Rowdiness and destruction of
property by boys:'oaf Hallowe'en
can be forestalled .in.a. large
measure if ..parents' and school
teachers take"a hand in explain-;
ing the.vreal" "significance -of' t.he-
day to the children and instruct
them in the time honored observances connected with Hallowe'en.
There is no reason why: the boys'
should not enjoy themselves ori
Hallowe'en, and no one will
object to their, pranks. so long as
they refrain from acts leading to
the wanton destruction of property and the danger to life and
limb.
'���' The Pythian Sisters'"-Chicken
Supper and; Dance .last Friday
evening proved, a. great success
financially "-and.other'wise; Local
people' turned -out -.w'elT and-'SO,
.mostly Pythians; came over from
Grand Forks. - After .supper.card
games were piayed. in the. lodge
to.onrwhile, dancing was. enjoyed
by a: large number in -the, dance
b al 1 down, stairs. - ,Mrs... W.. I A.
Rit'cbie;and Geo: - Clerf supplied
excellent.inusicTfbr the occasion.
A-feature of-the-evening was the
cake guessing, contest,.' a .charge
of 5 "cents, being made to guess
the.correct ^'weight.of a; 3:layer
birthday' cake,- made by Mrs:
|-Royce. and. beautifully.-decofateS
7according.t6 Pythian principles.
The prize was the Jtop layer of
j'the cake and ' Miss A. Bryan- and
Mrs.VR.- Blundell tied with.:a
guess ' of 14^1bs 5 ozs dnlyf7one
ounce less than the'' correct
weight and. on a draw Miss Bryan
won^the cake; ���'��'"
. 'Ledge adsbrihg results,.
Day Coach of Kettle
Valley Train Blown Up
Accurate reports are hard feo'gefe
as to the real cause of the accident
on Wednesday, morning a mile
west of Farron when the first class
day coach of Kettle Valley ' train
No. 11 was blown to pieces, and
killing nine persons and injuring
eight or nine. The cause of the
accident is still a mystery and may
remain eo until after the inquest
which will last several days, Ife is
tho'ught, however, by persons who
have been at the scene-that fehe
cause of fehe tragedy -was due t;0
a bomb or high explosives pf sbme \
Kind:    The'dead are:���r W
John McKie,' M. P. P. Grand :
Forks.     V
Peter Veregin,   Head * of    fehe.
Christian Community of Universal
Brotherhood.
Mary Hrilaeff, a relative of Ver-
egin's was blown to pieces.   "
Neil Murray, ^of; Grarld ^Forks, v
who played foofebalf against; Green- v
wood and Kefefcle Valley.
W. H. Armstrong, of Vancouver.
H. K. FossetfcjVancouver.
Harry Bishop, Nelson, traveller
for_ the.SwSft Canadian-Co 	
An unknown Hindu and a Douk-
hobor girl.
Some of the injured were taken
on a special train to-' Nelson and
some were brought to Grand Forks.
The C.P.R. will havo their be3t
men working on the case.
No damage .was done to- fehe remainder of the feraia, consisting of
engine, mail ear, baggage car and
cafe car. . Passengers were transferred .feo, those cars .and. fehe abbre- .
viated'train proceeded on its.way.i
What   remained.of,  the wood   -
work, of .the day.'-epabh. after the ex-.
plosion was'burned arid only, the ;.
Steele -frame,was left,.    f
Yale Byeleetiohv 7
-\;,.;thups4ay;.":Noy..'-_6
Voting    in   tiie Y:ale   fRiding   .
(Federal)-byelectiqtr takes . place .-���'���
nextfThursday, Nov."'6th.between "'."���'
the,  hours   of S a.m. and 6^).n_i.f V
In   Greenwood. 7 the'7 .Greenwood
Theatre   will   be-   .the    polling
���?t a lion' and   Geo.    H.   Gray   is   .
registrar- and   returning '.'-officer.',..".'.
Other polling divisions and regis- ;
trars: in  the . Green wood district."
aire, as ; follows.:' -Bea.verdell, ..E.fV
G, Cummings;7Bridesville, IL T.7   .
Letts;    Boundary.. Falls,- J.   E7 .7
Hoy;- Carmi,  J, C.'; Dale; =Eholt .
Vera Violet" Auger; "Midway, '-W.. '.
j.C. ..Salmon; ..Riverside, .Isabella '
Shillcock; .Rock 7. Creek";   West* X
bridge, L;".Clery;. Christian Valley,    v.'..'  ��� -' -' '""XX , ;X'X .'"���-."���". '���'.
Two candidates.have been.nominated,- Grdte. Sterling,  of Kelowna, .Conservative and'D.    W.    ���"
Sutherland, of Kelowna, Liberal, -  -
who . will contest this, riding on'-"
Thursday nest."'-.    .   '���"- ':      ��� W
The Coyered Waigon is coming,
to the. Empress Theatre,- Grand-
Forks Friday and Saturday, Nov.;
7th_and Sth.   -Matin&e Saturday
at 3.30 p. m,   Kemesiber the'date. .  ' .TnE   LEiDttE,   GREENWOOD,   lift
New X-Ray
Machines
Possible      to      S2e      Through     Solid
Substances  With   New  Invention
New X-r,iy machines by means ot
which on<^ Jiuiy loul. through walls and
lloors as i.-usily ;is u physician or dentist now examines subcutaneous parts
ol' his patient's body have been perfected.' 'flu. inventor:, are Dr. W. I"J.
Oool'idge and his associates in the research laboratory of tho General Electric Company.
The new apparatus, an oil immersed
portable outfit in a box 7x1X10 inches
.and weighing but 30 jiounds, i.s expected to prove of great value, especially
to plumber.1., building contractors,
electricians and jewelers.
To use the new device it. will only
be necessary to connect an ordinary
extension cord to the nearest lamp
.socket or base plug of the household
lighting system, and then X-rays may
bo" produced by simply pressing a button.
Hereafter, the inventor says, the
.man who wishes to hang a picture, on
fhe wall and doesn't know where to
find a solid place to drive a nail will
not have-to ruin the wall before fmd-
ingjUicriglu spot. The new machine-
may also prove a blow to smugglers,
should customs oilleials use the device
iu searching for secret chambers in
trunks nnd'bags.
Jewelers, it is said, will be able.to
detect spuri.ous gems at a glance by
using tho rays.. ..' -
Tailor Governs Fiji Island
Returned To Prague To Claim
Implements Of His Trade
Into a link' tailor shop of Prague
there walked the other day .Tun" Fun da,
who announced he had come back after ]'J years to claim hia scissors,
needles and presting iions... lie wanted to take these implements of his
trade back to'the South Seas, Ftitida
announced, where he was owner and
governor of an irland filled -with cocoa-
nut trees.
Jan Funda began hi-, waudeiing* in
1913 because it suit of clothes lie had
made lor a customer did not lit, and
there resulted a iow. This disgusl--
ed   .Tan .with   the   tailoring   business,
.and he left Prague for Germany. London saw him, and so did Pari'-, and
from Marseilles he ira\elled to Africa.
Australia haiborod him a lev.' months
before he moved on to the Fiji Islands.
Here he bought a email coral island,^
.having saved some money, and planted it to cocoanut... lie is ruler of his
domain,* and explained to old friends
that he wanted his tailor's goo_-e and
his shcar.s to show thc island children,
not the origin of a governor, but tin:
success of a clever tailor.    ,
Old Copper Bolts
' Found   Uncorroded
Salvaged From French Sloop Under
Water For 100 Years
The historic French sloop Natalie,
said to have been the vessel on which
Napoleon escaped from exile on the
island of Klba, in JSJ5, was dug from
the surf.sands of .Monterey Bay, Cal..
recently. Parts of the old craft were
salvaged for museum purposes.
For the third time in ihe last '-5
years the lidos had exposed, the hulk,
at least what the waters of nearly 100
years had left of it, and II."J. Leppert,
ia blacksmith, iook advantage of the
j opportunity. Wading out into the
water he saw that the sands slowly
were covering the timbers and realized that by morning there probably
would not be a trace of the vessel in
sight, lie returned to his shop, got. a
jackserew aud a crowbar and enlisted the aid of tin co friend.-;. The four
men worked until nearly midnight.
with the high tide about their shoulders and necks, before ihcy succeeded in forcing loose the k-akwood
stumps of tho Natalie.
Finally they assembled on ihe bench
eleven "'knees," four large timbers, 13
copper bolts, and smaller parts of the
vessel. A remarkable feature was
the perfect preservation of the eovper
bolts, which showed no signs of corrosion after ihe. tides of a century had
washed them. The men reported that:
other portions of the Natalie were loo
deeply embedded to be removed. -..
The Natalie was blown ashore hjzrc,
in 1833 when the crew, a gang of.
smugglers from Mexico,, abandoned
her to attend a Cascarone . ball at
Monterey. As Ihe crew danced'at the
old Spanish fiesta,"a' storm arose and
the vessel was beached.
She was subsequently dismantled
and part of her timber was used to
build the Abrego -House ih Monterey.
Her bow is in the M. II, de Young
Memorial- Museum in Golden Gate
Park. San Francisco.
Not Chronic Kickers
Characteristics  of  Canadians  is   Kept
Jn  Background for Emergencies    .'.
When" Mr. Justice Riddell the other
day. said that Canadians Were "a nation of kickers," doubtless lie meant
it in a complimentary sense..    If Can-
I adians" wei e not kickers, the chances"
;ire they would never have got so far
hastern Indians 1V. ������._, ,.UIUU U(..,er llilVe g0i so un
Assert  Independence. above the bottom of the heap as ihey
Are Returning to Their Ancient Rites
and Customs
Thai-the Indians were returning to
their ancient riics and customs, and
were '"throwing off the artificialities
which the white men have constantly
endeavored .to  impose upon us," was
have. It was kickiug, and-rather violent kicking at that, which gave lis
responsible government. It was kickiug to some extent-against an intolerable political deadlock, that gave Us
Confederation. Kicking against privilege and would-be autocrats .gave Us
onr - relatively    clean    political    life.
'Kicking, too, has more thau once, res-
i
stated in au interview by Chief m. ,^,^i^e>< luu> llil!S JJJ0IX. U\an once res-
minie Two Axe, of the Indian tribes in j cued us "j-rom thehands of monopolists.
Montreal district. "The Nationalist. Kicking against high costs started us
tendencies among, my people are be- J 0:�� successful public ownership ventures. -        ���      "   ���-
coming more and more manifest," Jio
said. Iiis own last'baby was not baptized by a white man's ceremony, but
was initiated , by Two Axe into the
Iroquois religion. More unbapiized
babies would be iakeu into the Iroquois faith the 'next seasoual prayer,
which will be held from January 5 to
January 11. The Indians of the
Cauglmawaga reserve here, the chief
explained, had gone back to the old
custonTbt' observing four times a year���
in spring, summer, autumn and winter
���ceremonies during which prayer was
offered to the "Great Spirit," accompanied by tribal dancing.
The    Indian    traditions    hud    been
handed   down    from   mother, to babe
Mr. Justice Riddell was careful .not
to rcmark'that Canadians were a-nation' of chronic kickers, which would
be Quito.a different thing, and which
would lead to disastrous results. Canadians are not chronic kickers, objecting to and knocking every project or
proposal. "But when it. .comes to
something'they really do not like, the
people of this country have shown
their ability to makefUhe most vigorous protests,-or to kick hard.      ~.
There are some individuals who enjoy kicking, and. who'protest long and
loudly just for the joy tliey get out ot
it. As a nation we do not believe
Canadians belong lo that class.   Gen-
New Way To Read Character
Suited Him
Landlady.���"i un sick antl tired of
coming to you Jor the rent. 'litis is
the last time [ ex.jeei to ask for it."-
Student.���"Good. Is that a promise?" " ���   ' "
THIS
HAUjMNURSE
She  Is Willing   to   Answer
Letters from Women Asking
About Lydia E. Pinkham's
��� Vegetable Compound
London Hatters Form Opi-nion By Way
Men Wear Hats
The latest explorations into the
realm of psychology show that a man's
chaiacter is nvealed by the way he
puts on his hat. or so at least Dr. C.
W. Kimmins, chief education officer,
has been telling the Lond.on County
Council. ���
If I wear my hat well over iny forehead it gives me it solemn, thoughtlul
appealance," Dr. Kimmius said. '"When
1 push it back beyond ihc usual position, the whole world knows me as a
liappy-Tjo-luckv man. Tilted on,the
right side f am nothing but a rowdy,
but the minute-1 lei it slide over to
the left 1 lose my social statin- completely, ior I become a mental deficient." '
London hatters confirm the truth
of what-Dr. Kiinmins says, and declares ih'-.y knew all this long ago.
"I always examine nij cus.toj.ieis.'
hats as they come into ��� the shop,'*
said oue hatter. "l.elore ihey have
given their order I have formed my
conclusions with regard to the kind
of hat they'need.
"A man with a fashionably shaped
bowler 1 ill ed _ forwa rd_ ov er- his right
eye will want an expensive -|3Ut
fashionable hiil. The man who wears
his lid dead straight will in .ill probability- demand a serviceable liar and
will possibly be particular over the
price.
"Men who wear their hats tilted to
the left are, the rarest rvpe. They
usually want something out of the
common. But there i-s a chance Ihat
one may misjudge thUJast type, they
may  merely be lett-handod."
even to lhe present, day, said Chief; orally speaking there is. too much op -
Two Axe, and a big movement was on, tiniism abioad in the land to permit
foot all over America..to"bring-all the
tribes back to-ihe old cults aud ceremonies. ' lie explained that the Iroquois of America had selected Tona-
wanda. N.V., as their capital, and that
their first, parliament, assembled there
about a week-ago. The first aim of
this council was to press the Iroquois
foi aims, against the United States Government, for monies whielrtlicy assert.
ot^ continual. .objection.      Canadians! Commission, who has returned to Can
like to see Tilings going ahead instead
of being torn down. Our people are
patient, and'are prepared tb-overlook
a number of shortcomings. It is only
once ln a while that a healthy public
kicks needs- to lie registered. : Tlie
.people of Canada know quite well'how
aud when lo administer such" an-effort.      Mr.' Justice Riddell f-iis    Quito
......      _t_l._. jubiick xuuueu   "is    qui to
amount to'several million dollars.     He j right f when he says Canadians are "a
regretted that in "this connection tin
authorized persons, who"claimed to be
able to adjust these claims, were collecting monthly lavmenls Itom Indians in many places.
Speaking of hia own tiih"_��. the ohloi
.'-aid:'
"We hold our land irom umeimmem-
oria), and our rights were recognized
under the French regime, and weie
confirmed by solemn treaty with King
George III.. 'Why' should we not be
left alone: We havo our own religion
anil our own code of laws, and these
wo insist upon exercising upon our
own people and within our own reservations. Ai present in Cauglmawaga
there is the Roman Catholic, law and.
the Protestant law, the civil law and
the law oi the Indian act. None of
these satisfy' the- peculiar needs and'i
ideals of my-people,-and  their multi-
nation  of kickers,"  but the national
characteristic of being good kickers" is
Changes At Vimy Ridge
Unearth German Tunnel Which Had-
Escaped Discovery
That Mupii-sing changes havo taken
place in the licinity of Vimy Kidgc and
other parts of theFrerich and Belgian
battlefields _since ihe ending of the
war���changes that astonish'Canadian
soldiers who have had a chance to re-
\i-*ii the scenes' of the conflict���was
the gist of a statement by 13rig.-General IT.'T. Hughes....chief engineer ol
the    Canadian-  Battlefield    Memorial
ada to make an oflicial report: to hoad-
Qiiartrrs at Ottava.
General -Hughes said that five important- contracts were now nearing
completion. These included a road
across Hill 115, Vim> llidge. 'J'he
other developments were -memorial
parks til St. Julien, Bourloii AVood,
Courcelette and. La Quesnal; Wood^as
well as other., minor work.
"lu building the load across, Vimj
Hidge."  stated   General   Hughes,  "wc
kept iu ihe background for use only-inj unearthed a German tunnel which had
emergencies.       ""
Review
- "Woodstock   Sentinel- j ne\��r been discovered.   "We also came
Coronet Has Strange History
plieily is confusing"
A Longevity Record
Ages
In
land.
cf Eleven ' in Small English
Village Total 900 Years
the village of Pickwrnih, ftuf-
which has 150 inhabitants, there
are -f people over 70, 5'over SO, and
2 over Jh) or over. Their ages total
about 900 yeais.
In the cottage of Mt. am! Mrs. William t-jargcanVuho have been niariii-d
G3 years and brought  up lo children
Made By Greatest London Goldsmith
For Coronation of George !V.
The market for coronets is not what
it used to be in England. Reposing
iu a Alayfau* antiquary's" shop "is a perfectly good one waiting to be restored
to"its rightful owner, or go umler the
hammer, to the highest bidder, although neither s,pem .likely to appear.
This particular piece of all but ol)
solete hoadgoaVhas had a strange,
J history and has been sold and-resold
, hy all sorts of people, many of whom
didn't even know that it was a'coronet.
Its present owner had it from a man
who offered it for .sale as a "potato
ring," a product ofthe old Irish goldsmiths of the seventeenth century and
earlier.   . . -    -
But wlteu if was polished up if was
found to be a sample of the work of
Paul Storr. the greatest London goldsmith of rhe Jasl century, and thejiall
mark_hliowfi thaUit undoubtedly���was.
made for the coionatioir of King
IV.
At the corona I ion of the late King
Edward fully two-thirds of the peers
present were .without coronols. * The
war- also has intervened, bring great-
, ex democracy in the manners and the
Sir Joseph saiil thai an effort would J exercise of,their prerogatives by peers,
be made on behalf of the Australia. The late Lord Aylesbury, of "Pell-
Commonwealth to obtain the owner- call club'-memories, once confessed
ship of ��i right of way from the Kona | that one of his first acts when he
road to tho-monument w-here Capt.'
Cook  was slain,   which  is  accessible
The Great Teacher
Experience ��� Remains the" Greatest
Factor in the Progress of -Life
Most' Ameiicans get their schooling between -the age of six and sixteen, says Frot. Dallas ~L. Sharp, ot
Boston University. That is true.
Bufmost of us do not begin to get our
real education until we leave school
Kvperience remains the greatest
teaehei. When a school graduate
strikes out in the world for himself,
one of the"first-things he has to do is
unlearn much of wha.t he has. been
"taught. The delusion that takes most
time to-get out of the head is youth's
inflated conecplion~of lhe possibilities
ol success ���Bangor Commercial.
?HE FAEt-WEATHER
-HARD ON LITTLE "ONES
Canadian lall weather, is extremely
hard on little ones. One day if is
warm aiid blight ancHhe ne.\t wet and
cold. These sudden changes bring oil
colds, cramps anTl colic, and unless
, ���,   - . I baby's liKJe stomach is'kept right the
across olboi cadence ot Gemi-in.woik; ^^ mav bo aerfous> . Tll0r0 is noUl.
_ i iubuii may no serious. - '1
during the lime    Ihey    occupied    tho^ng to'equal Baby's Own   Tab'et.s   in
Kidge." ��� | Keeping  the little  ones.  well.      They
It    viib   learned   that the piineipal j Mveeten   the   stomach,   regulate -tho
, .     .        ���,. ,-��� ,, v,-,v,_- t>__!,*__.   bowels, break up colds and make baby
work next ;.car will be at \ iim K"'^>J-1h!.i.V(_.     Tho  .��abI,.t-S   ai0- ,o!d    by
vi heie a su-fable    memo, lal    w ill    be _ medicine dealers or by mail af 23 cents
elected
���\
Proposes Shrine For Captain Cook
Sir Joseph Carruthers Pays Tribute to
MeiTsory of Great Discoverer
Creation of a British national shrine
'on the shores ui' Kealalrckua J&iy, island of Hawaii, where stands a monument to Capt. Tames Cook, discoverer
of" the Hawaiian Islands who was killed by the inhabitants in a fight that
occurred on iiis second visii, was proposed In un address at "Honolulu ol
Sir Joseph Camtlhers, prominent Australian .statesman who represented
Australia ar Uie recent Pan-Pacific
Food Conservation conference.
"Army- Regulations  Amended
Applicants For British Army Must
Pass Literature Examination
In older to lank as'a good soldier of
Ilh -Majesty's forces, a complete ele-
liieiy.iu'y knowledge ot the nation's
liten\i^y classics is now necessary Tiie
nxiny regulations have been amended
so that applicants for private;,' and
non-commissioned oilicers' first-elas-s
certificates mtic.t pass an examination
in literature and general reading
It is necessary lor fhe applicants fo
read 30 books before U��q. examination,
including I'algiares' "Golden Treasury," Shakespeare's '.'Henrv' v.,"
"RJcliaid If.,'* and "Henry VHI.^' "A
Tale of .Two Cities," "Old Mortality,"
"Loru.1 Doone," Soutlit'j'q "Life or
Ne!fion"-and-"'���Ier<nvaid-ihG-\Vakr *'���
i a box iion__The Dr. Williams' Medieino
' Co , l_ro*_KvHIi\ .Ont.
In Wettest Wembley-
i'p to the end ��of last month sixty
visitors fo Wembley had fallen into
fhe lakeT This does not include lho
people who walked through the lake
on wet dajs because it wjs. indls-
tinguisabli. Irom the re��l ,Qt the exhibition.���London Herald.
The laigest pyramid���that of Cheops
of (he GJ/eli group���contains S.1,000,-
hOOO   cubic   leer   of masonry, and the
total weight of Ihe si one has been es""
fimatfd at over 6,000,000 tone.
Halifax. Nov-s'Scotia.-"I am a ma-, ���� ,��.* .,uu u.uugi.1  up ... etnuinm
term ty nurse and have  recommended i ,i        -, , ��.n"urtn,
Lydia E. Pinkham'si VegeSw��� Com-! illl're !ms mH ,K'"n a tlcalJl ^ ov.-r
pound to many women who were child- ���� >'''ai,'fi> iin<! 'in "��o same row of five
less, also to, women who need a good cottage's only S people have died in
���"""*    I am English and my husband is 156 vear��   " - s.
tpjiic-. __ ���  -   - ., ..������������..������
American, and he told me of Lydia E.
Pinkham while   in England.   I would
appreciate a copy or two of your little
- books on women's ailments.   I have one
which I keep to lend. 1 will willingly
answer letters from any woman asking
about the Vegetable Compound. "���Mrs.
S. M. Coleman, 24 Uniacke Street,
Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Could Not Sleep Nights
Dublin, Ontario.���"I was weak and
irregular, with pains and headaches, and
'could not sleep nights. I learned about > a t ajlway station
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable^ Com- '
poarid by reading the letters in the
newspapers and tried it because I wanted
to get better.. I have got good results
from it and I feel a lot stronger and am
not troubled with such bad headaches
as I used to be and am more regular.
���J am gaining in weight allthe time and
I tell thy fnenas what kind of medicine
1 am taking. Yoa may use my letter
as a help to others." ��� Mrs. JAME3
EACBOy Box 12, Dublin, Oaiario.
.Mr��. Ann Healam. who .is 9__, is tlie
1 oldest parishioner, and J. AV. Taylor
Is still a busy farmer a I ao. His sister, Mrs. E. Dixon, is ST.- Mr. and
Mrs. AV. AVyinan, v,ho are 10 and 75,
have bt,en married 53 years, and Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Christian about f_0
years.
PIckworth ha.-, an inn but no shop
Ir lies in a sleepy hollow 1 miles from
W.   N.   U.   154*
The only diamond field in North
America, discovered ia 190T, in Pike
country, Arkansas, produces stories
superior in lustre and hardness to
those of South Africa.
A husband who overcomes his wife's
fits of f-mper by means of confections
speaks in glowing terms of fbe s=ugar-
coaiing proems. "
now ouly by water. Ife added that a
shrine at the spot would serve ajs a
closer link of friendship between the
United States and Great Britain and
benve'Ti the territory and Australia.
Sir Joseph said that he had obtained'the-land In Australia where Capt.
Cook landed in 3110 and that-100.000
jH'ivoj}.-; annually vUU' lho ulirii).;
which was created there.
,. "My principal object in coming nearly 6,000 miles from Aubiralla to
Hawaii'," ho said Iu an address.*, "was
to pay tribute to-the memory of one of
tho greatest men in ihe world, and I
feel amply repaid in being privileged
to vj,-_it the sacred spot on the shores
of.the bay where Capt. Cook was killed. Capt. Cook discovered Australia
and opened the gates to the whiff- race
and he also discovered Hawaii."
Jle reviewed the- life and achieve-
mnts - of fbe* naiigator, paying
p&p^cial attention to his feats in Mi*'
Pacific.
came into the family possessions was
to pawn the ancestral coronet, and he
never took the trouble to redeem il.
"What on earth.i]o I want -with a coronet"?" he used to ask.
Compulsory Voting
AATn.il one r'members how many
centuries" It tojk' so to extend the
right or privilege of voting" ilia) all
adults t'otild have -It, and by what
i vehement and often deadly -struggled
it at lusl hasTbcen attained in most
countries claiming lo be civilized, it
jteems strange that in the very country whero both men and women might
be expected to exercise tlie franchise
most -eagerly there should now be
heard a seemingly serious proposal to
make-voting coiurulsory and to penalize those who fail to vote.���New A'ork
Times.
Higb-Toned
"Waiter, what is this on the bill?"
"Bungalow fluff, sir, at 'JO cents a
portion." _
"But what, is it?"
"Formerly cottage pudding. Mi. at
15."
Small   Johnny.���;"Did   your   mother/
punish you for going swimming yes
terday, as she threatened to?"-
0��� .-- e
!- LITTLE  HELPS  EOR-j
} THIS WEEK j
Whatsoever yo would that men
should do fo you, do_je eveu so to
them.--Matt iii, 12.
Do not look for wrong aud evil.
Von will find them if you do;^.���
As you measure for your neighbor,
Tie will measuie back to you.
Look for goodness, look for gladness,
A'ou will meet them all thc while;
If jou bring a trailing visage
To the glas.s, you meet a smile.
���Alice Cary
Man. must become. Just "and good
through a just and good mode of
treatment. Good must call for tho
good. This reminds me of that beautiful Swedish legend of the Middle
Ages���about lh��. yoiith who was
changed by a witch info a wolf���but
who af Uie sound of his Christian
name upokesi by a loving voice, would
recover bis original shape.
���Fredrika - Bi enicr.
The find waiteth for. the iron to get
hot before striking, but rhe wi.-_e.guy
maketh Uie iron hot by pounding it.
 MRS. HARVEY. DISH MAN- ���
.lupiicr'ti diameter is about ten times
Uiat of our earth, but so quickly does
if. spin that a day there lasts onlj; nine
hours and fifty m3nut��s.
ThijlAppealin& Oharik of
Health and BbauttJ
" -London. Ont.���''Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Pr<*crii>liou proved very  beneficial to
jne as ���;i  tonic,   and   nervine.    After
motherhood L was very weak and cot:Id
K not regain   my  strength.     I did. not
1 appisr tn  havo 'tiny   blno<?, but  after
-taking  Dr. Picro<_'s Favorite Prescription  lor a short time my health and
htrcmgth cauifi back.   I heartily reoom-
"Tnrnil"Favoriio Prescription to all weak
and ailing women.''���.Mrs. Harvey Dish-
-man. 1st liectory .Street.
Your health la mo^t important to you.
It's* easily improved. -Just ut-k yonr
nearest druggist for���this Prescription ol
Dr. Pierce';*; in tablet or liquid form; of
send 10c tu Dr. Pierce's J.abumfory in
Hrkijreburg. Ont., for a tri.il pkg. tablets.
AA'rito Dr. Pierce. lTc--'deiit Invalids
Hotel. Buffalo. _X. Y., i' you want free
medical advice.
Little Bobby .���"Yoa bet she did.
made me take a bath."     -
She TB3X   J^EDGE.   .GREKXTVOOD.    R  0.
w
i I,
MPERANC
SUSTAINED BY
VOTE IN ONTARIO
Toronto.���The Ontario Temperance
Act was sustained as the form of
liauor legislation governing the sale of
liquor in .this province/in a plebiscite
taken today under Provincial Government auspices. The majorityjn favor ot the pre.sent act Is expected to
- exceed 25,000 when tlie final-ballots
aro counted. -��� y
The total was "close-to a million
rotes, representing a drop"of 200,000
"from the" total vote cast in.1919, when
the O.T.A. was confirmed by. a popular
majority of -107,000.. The vote, in its
broad lines, was a "contest between
ruralite and urbanite. Three hours
after the. polls closed the O.T.A. had
apparently been defeated, and a counter proposal for sale of liquor under
��� government, control without medical
certificates had been supported by a
majority of moro  than  65-.000  votes,
Vwlth half th'e "total votes counted.
This, howeverr represented the _clty
and town "vote, and when the counfry
'.' districts had been tallied the apparent
"wet" majority dwindled to fhe.vanishing point. By inidnightjhe majority had-passetLinto the"""dry" column,
"and with many votes still -unrecorded,
prohibition had been sustained by a
majority of nearly 25,000.
Ratification Of Treaty
urn
Ottawa.-���A ceremony;- whicli Is
almost without.parallel in the history of Canada, took place ill the
oflice of the prime minister here,
when ratifications of the commercial treaty between Canada and
Belgium were formally exchanged.
This is the final act 'in the conclusion of the,-first treaty lo be
signed-in the .Dominion capital.
The ratifications wye exchanged
by John Van'Ryckstall, of Montreal, senior consular representative in" Canada of the Belgian Government, and Hon. James A, llobb,
acting miuister of-, finance for
.Canada.   7 T
Bandits Expiate Crime
Gambino,   Morel,   Frank and  Serafini
Die On Scaffold.
" Montreal.���Frank Gambino, Louis
Morel, Tony Frank and Guiscppe Sera-
finl.Vour of. the six men found guilty
of the murder of Henri Cleroux, dur;
ing; the holdup of a Bank of IIoche-_
laga automobile, were-hanged Fiiday
morning in Bordeaux jail..    _ '
Morel and Gambino were hanged at
7-4.56 and three minutes later Serafini
and Frank were" executed.
The last evening a powerful_c��rdon
of police were thrown about Bordeaux
jail, and approach fo the grim structure-was. made   only   through   line
"st'ter line of armed men.     These cpm-
'prised eight -niembersTdf the Mounted
Police, two officers and 15 men of the
city force and 12 Provincial Policemen." These-wero in addition to the
customary strong prison guard. ~ Supplementing these-were patrols on all
-the roads leading -to Bordeaux, while
mor��rpolicemen were available inside
the piison* to "render aid to the interior guards should any o'f" the murderers offer resistence..-
. Tlie actual hour of the execution was
"known only to the highest authorities,
hut orders demanded  that all .those
officiating at Uie execution report at
__the jail by 11-30 p.m." '   .' -=-"
-Bordeaux jail was closed at midnight, and did iiot reopen until all four
of the condemned murderers had ex-
plated their crime..'
While Morel awaited deatli calmly,
Tony Frank,-who waa one -of the
master minds of the underworld-bf
Montreal, had fallen into an attitude
 of. epmpJete_despairV .    -   -
- Serafini and Gayibino continued to
protest.Iheir-innocence but maintained an attitude of iujlifference,
Twenty-Two Years In
Solitary Confinement
Fanatical Enemy of British in Holy
War Has Been Released^
^Montreal.���A special cable publish-",
ed by a local newspapor announces
that Osman Digna, famous in the days
when the Mahdi was, waging his'holy
war against the British in -the Sudan
and who was captured three years after the battle of Omdurman, when
Lord Kitchener finally subdued "the
fanatical Dervishes, the "followers or
the Khalifa, has been released after
22 years of solitary confinement from
a cell at AVadi Haifa., Osman.is on a
pilgrimage to Mecca.   ,  ""_:
According to _the cable, the British
Foreign OflJcoThad forgotten all about
Osman until the question was raised
at the last session of parliament.
During , Great Britain's "Sudanese
troubles . in the last quarter of the
nineteenth" centffry, Osman. was one of
thc most fanatical, most persistent and
cunning or the British enemies.
It is said that he is now.nearly 100
years old.
Smuggle Grain To Canada
         '      i
American   Wheat Said to  Have  Been
-"Brought In Illegally to Obtain
Higher Prices ���
AVinnipeg.���An extensive system of,
grain smuggling./ from North Dakota
and Minnesota to Manitoba points is
being carried' on" this year, according
to inronnalion obtained here. The
price of wheat is several cents higher
iu Canada, and.this has.proved jm inducement to many south of ihejlne to
get their grain, sold through the AVinnipeg. market. In former years conditions were the reverse; prices "were
higher in the United States, and grain
was smuggled in from Canada.
Discussing fhe situation here, P. A
Lee, secretary,; of the North Dakota
Grain .Dealers'.,Association, said, ef-
forts'had been made last spring to get
the co-operation of governnient officials to stop Uie smuggling, but-that
little action resulted from the negotiations. The smuggling of" grain
from one side of the line to the other
Js a yearly occurrence, said Mr. Leo.
^
Would Establish Republic
How League of Nations
Protects Small Countries
Geneva.���The permanent Albanian-representative of the League
o'f Nations has officially ^brought
to the attention of Sir Eric Drum-
mond, secretary general, a dispatch from the ^Albanian Government concerning the alleged territorial designs of Jugo-Slavia ou
Albania. The League Secretariat
took tho matter "under, advisement.
The Incident shows that the league
is being used'more and moro as
machinery for airing tho grievances of small states, which fear
absorption by the larger ones.
TO SELL WHEAT
ON THE BASIS OF
MILLING VALUE
Would Isolate Addicts
Problem Of Rural School
of
Segregation   Advanced  As Only  Cure
,   - For the Drug.Evil
Saskatoon,���Segregation-, of addicts
as the diilj- cure for the drufe evil was
advocated here by T. AA7. Cowan, of
the Dominion Department of Narcotic
Investigation, speaking before the Social Welfare Congress., Mr. Cowan
said that Canada had the strictest laws
of any najlon to fight the evil. _- -
Brother Barbas,v director of boys'
work-J or the Jtoiiian Catholic Church,
told the congress he would like to see
elderly men who now spend their time
on golf links, take the leadership of
groups or boys. : In this way, he said,
they would find greater happiness and
be a real service to the. community.
-.. A'incente Blasco Ibauez, Spain's noted author of the "Four Horsemen of
the Apocalypse," has opened his campaign for the inauguration of a Spanish republic. He blames the King
for Spain's having fallen on evil days.
Prof.    Ottewell,    of     University
Alberta,   Deplores   Conditions
In Rural Districts
Winnipeg-.���AT pitiable religious condition in tho rural   municipalities   of
Alberia was revealed by Professor A
-K. Ottewell, of the University of Al-
���&Y>rtaf speaking before the Provincial
Social Welfare Congress  here.      lie
eaid that he had heard from reliable
sources that outside ot   the   so-called
foreign, communities   as many as.y5
per cent, of the districts had no organised'religion.     That   Is   to   say,
there   is .ho   religlou.j agent serving
them at alt    __
Professor OUewell dealt with the
problem of the rural school and declared .entirely too little thought is
being giveji to this once all-powerful
body.. Besides catering to ' Uie chil-
' dren of the community, it must also
look after Use adults. "We are- far
from having satisfied; rural communities and this in itself ia a dangerous state to be In," he said.
Pther speakers dealt   with   special
-problems concerning childrcn-and also
the drug evil.
Community Chest Fund  --. '.
WUHBe Considered
Scheme Laid Before Board of Control
' - At Ottawa
Ottawa.���A scheme for the creation
of a community^ chest fund or federated budget, fof * charity , purposes,
along the lines of tlieJVinnipeg-Eoun-
dation Funu, has been laid before the
board of control by Controller Arthur
Ellis and will be considered at a
special meet ing.
Controller Ellis states that lhe eity
solicitor has.piepared a draft of legislation that would Be needed lo enable
the fund to be created, and he lelt it
a propitious, time to authorize getting
ihe approval of the Ontario Legislature. -'
OUTLINE PLANS
FOR TRAINING OF
ROYIMMIGRANTS
AVinnipeg.���The^Salvaiion Army will
in-future give the immigrants brought
.from Great Britain to Canada a prac^
tical training in agricultural-work,-es-.
pccially young men and boys, according to plans outlined here by Commissioner -David -Lamb, of London,
England, cnief'of the army's- emigration department.'
t Three plans aro noV under consideration for fhe 1925 sea'son,-.and"arrangements have been made for the
allocation of JC250",000 from the general funds to cliiTy on the work. The"
army, which already., has"" a training
"farm at; Brandon, Manitoba, is negotiating for the purchase of lhe Bii*le,
Manitoba, demonstration farm troiii-
the .Provincial Government."- The
schemes, outlined were:
(1) Boj_ emigration; (2) young man
emigration;**and (3) family emigration
in groups.        ' W
Commissioner Lamb explained thai
fhe boys would be given training in
England and then would bo distributed
from the Brandon farm to agriculturists in the west. The second scheme
Will provide for training of young men
between the agca of 18 and 20 on the
anny's-Tiirms in the west,- and the
third-will-provide for the training" in
communities of i'rom 12 to 20 families.
The families^ will be housed'in separate buildings and will be "given; irom
10 to 12 cattle'to each family. Commissioner. Lamb said: "We shall start
them off with everything, and, to help
them to be self-supporting, thcy will
take half Jhe produce,,"while we will
retain the other half. These families
will be. trained from three to five
years.-"-    .
28th Battalion Re-union
Old
In
on
Heavy Freight Traffic
Railways of Canada Exceeded Record
During 1923,
Ottawa.���Freight traflic during 1923
was"'the heaviest ever handled by the
railways of Canada, according to Bureau of Statistics returns issued. It
aggregated 102,258,933 kms or revenue" freight, and 3i',0(.?,(.58,527 ton
tulle?,-making the average distance
each ton was carried, 383 miles. Tht��
previous high record was made In J920
with 31,801,411,179 revenue ton miles.
JPassenger traffic was nine-per cent,
heavier than in-3 922, but was" still below the records made in 1919 and 1920.
s
Back Sore ?
Rub well with Minard's.. U
-penetrates and takes out stiff-
��� ness.
W.   V.   V.   15-58
U.S. Navy Explosion
Norfolk, Ya.���Four more names
were added lo the list of dead from
the explosion aboard the cruiser Trenton in Hampton Roads on Monday,
bringing the total to twelve. Of the
six surviving members of the turret
crew on duty at the time of tho disaster, four still are believed to be a
critical -coitdition.   ���
Japan Plans World Flight
Sta'rt    Would" _Be_ Made    In���Spring
V Of 1925
Tokio.���Plans for a Japanese round-
the-world flight are now in preparation by the Imperial Aviation Society
and the Government Aviation Board.
It is proposed to select two . civilian
aviators for the attempt, and to construct .the machine at the Nakajlma
Ae/oworks at Nagoya. Tho_ start
would be made" in the spring of 1923.
Funds for the attempt may be raised
partly by popular'Subscription and
partly from government appropriations:.
Comrades    To    Foregather
Regina Ori'Nov. 1 and 2
Regina.���The .28th Battalion, CPJ.F..
of the hard-fighting Iron Sixth Brigade, is to hold the re-union of its
members at Regina on November first
and.second. An excellent programme
has been arranged, including a theatre
party, banquet and concert on Saturday the first, and a church parade on
Sunday the second.
; Members of the unit are scattered,
far and wide, and-the addresses of
many are unknown, and for this reason il is impossible to send a personal Invitation to fhejuajorily of theiri.
The committee ih charge, however,
are endeavoring by newspaper notices
and radio broadcasting, to advertise
the event aa much as possible, and request that every former member of
the battalion who'receives this or any
-notice oi7the re-union, accepl it as a
coidlal personal invitation to.be present, and to notify all other" members,
of whose whereabouls he knows, to
make a very special effort fo come.
Special railway rates are being ar-
langed. Single fare tickets 'to Ke-
gina should be purchased, and a standard "certificate requested from the
local, ticket agent. When this is'pre-
sented to thc railway agent at Regina,
a reduced rale will be given" for .the
'return trip.
It is ten "years ago since fhe hat-
1aUon__mobilizPil in Winnipeg on Nov..
-1, 1314-.
Manitoba Grain Crop
Threshing Is Mow "Weil^On Way To
Completion    ~���
AVfciuipcg.--A. few more days of fine
weather -will see the Manitoba grain
crop "safely threshed, it'is estimated
by the provincial department of agriculture. Tho protracted .spell.of wet
weather caused "little damage to the
crop, according to the department's
statement; though there was some loss
through    sprouting in_t]n?_ sheaf and
ffoni bleaching.
Threshing now is in full blast everywhere and in southern and central
areas is well on its way to completion.
It is thought that unless the fiwzc-
\vp Is late there will be comparatively
little fall plowing done.    >   ~ '
Press For H. B. Road
Large 'Representation to Wait
Premier King at Regina
Regina.���The necessity for the completion of the Hudson's Bay Railway
at the earliest possible moment uill be
pressed "upon Premier Mackenzie King
during his visit to Rcgiua'by a big delegation representative of all classes
in Saskatchewan, says the Leader.
In addition to the oily membeis of.
the On -to ���Urn-Bay Association, the following organization:;* have been invited
to appoint representatives to serve on
the dele."ation: Saskatchewan Agricultural Co-opertftive Associations;
Saskatchewan Stock- Growers' Association; Saskatchewan Horse Breeders' Association; Saskatchewan Cattle Breeders' "Association; Saskalchewan Swine Breeders' Association; Saskatchewan Agricultural Societies' Association"; Farmcrs'"LTnion of panada;
Saskatchewan'-drain Growers' Association; Saskatchewan Livestock Association: Saskal chewan Co-operative
Elevator Company, Limited; Saskatchewan Wheal Pool; Saskatchewan
Registered Seed ^Growers' Association; Saskatchewan Co-operative
Creameries, Limited; Saskatchewan
Co-operative Wool -Growers' Association; Saskatchewan Rural Municipal
Association; ancl lhe Saskatchewan
Sheep Breeders' Association.
The delegation "Bill wait "upon tlie
federal premier' early Monday forenoon, November 3,
Winnipeg.���Wheat is being sold by
the western wheat-' pools much more
advantageously on sample than on'
government grades, according to Don-
old MacRae, manager of the Saskatchewan pool.
The pool methods of- marketing, in
the opinion of- Mr. M.VeRae, will'
eventually-involve the__ classification
of wheal, so si's to make it possible
to dispose of pool members' wheat on
a basis- of milling values only. Experiments, lie said, bare already been
made successfully in this direction.
The extent to "which this can be done
this year will be limited, as the agreement wiih the (.levator companies
gives the latter the right to the u.-e
of pool grain in their own terminals.
}Ir. MacRae predicted that in the
future the pools -will noi only control
the sale of the members grain, but
con'rol the handling of it at every
loading and unloading point. 'L'lti-
mately the pools would ovn their ova
system of elevators outright throughout, the prairie provinces.
May Revolutionize Surgery
New York.���Gastric surgery may be
revolutionized by a new method of
operation, according to Or. II. B. Bovine, of Melbourne, Australia. ' The
treatment" Is based' upon experiments
with animals.
Japan Studies Poison Gas
Tokio.���The Japanese-navy, following the example of the army in instituting-the study of 'new offensive
weapons, .will establish shortly a
special board of poison gas research.
Tho army and navy-will co-operate in
this work
Elsie Kipling Weds
London���Miss Elsie Kipling, daughter of Itudyard Kipling, was married
here to Captain George Rambridge,
honorary attache la the British Legation at Brussels. _
MAY SUSPEND
RECENTORDERON
FREIGHT RATES
Tin.
'y Otiawa.���The western freight rates
.situation continues to be actively to
the front in "Ottawa, aniMt was discussed at a recent Cabinet Council.
Wliile no conclusion was announced, it
is known that some itf tho ministers
'favor the order of fhe railway 'commission being suspended until the legal
status of the case" and the jurisdiction
of the railway-board areulisposed of
by lhe Supreme Court. It is considered that'this Would* remove the doubt
that arises from fhe divided concln^
siona of the railway commission.
The goveiiipi^jf has (he right to
suspend- the uboiminaiott's-order'aii'l
had becn asked to do s-o by the go\-
ernmenfs of'the" three prairie prov-
"inces, but if this jiroeedure should be
taken it would be an interim process
pending the issue of the appeal to the
Supreme Court.   . -'        "
The intimation lieretotore has been
that* notification of any kind will not
be taken until (he prime minister returns ou November 10, meanwhile the
railways propose to withdraw Uie
Crow's. Nest rates unless stopped by
onTei-in-eouncil, such as some-of the
ministers favor. - Premier King and
I his colleagues iu the west are being
communicated with in regard ro the
&ihialton. - .   ���
Disputes Russian Claim
Former Dowager Empress Says Cyril's
Action Was Premature
Paris.���The recent manifesto issued
at Berlin by Grand Duke Cyril oi Russia declaring himself Bmperor of all
tho Russians, is disputed by the form -
>r Dowager limpress of Russia, Maria
I'Vodorovna. in a letter to Grand Duke
Nicholas Nicholaievitch, who is now
liM'ng in France.
The former Dowager Empress says
that - Cyril's action was premature,
since she slill hopes that the Russian
royal family is not dead. She,addresses Nicholas a3 '"the eldest member of the House of Romanoff," and
says "our future Emperor will be
designated by our fundamental laws,
in- union with- the Orthodox Church
ancl the Russian people."
Grand Duke Nicholas, in publishing
Iho letter, appeals to ail Russians 10
csirry'on the holy task ol the liberation of Russia.
Saskatchewan Legislature
Opening Date of Fifth Assembly Fixed
.For NovL 13
Regina, Sask.���The framing of new
liquor legislation will be the principal
business of the Saskatchewan Legislature which opens Thursday, Nov. 13.
'Announcement of the opening date
of the fifth session of the fifth-Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly was
made tonight,
The attorney-general has been busy
preparing the draft,.of the new liquor
legislation ior some time,-and it is
now practically ready for submission
to" the legislature. The provisions of
(he new bill are being kept -a" close
seerel.
French' fte~cb{Uiftion of Soviet Delayed
Paris.���The-recognition of the Solids, whicli was semi-ofllcially announced for Fiiday, Ocf. IT, is now
understood io have been dela>ed by
the Russians themselves. Moscow, It
is-said, has intimated through French
supporters that even tacit reservations
concerning debls will not be tolerated
in ihe act of recognition.
THE PRINCE OF WALES AT JASPER
Celebrated 104th Birthday
Vancouver���Dad Quick, Vancouver's
grand old man, celebrated his 104th
birthday, Oct. 22. He is as hale and
hearty as ever and continues to work
at his trade of saddlemaker.
"Early to feed, early to rise, and a
iot of hard work," Is~Dad's recipe for
a~happ3-, healthy life. Every morning finds him hard s�� work at his
bench.
Gift For Retiring Officer
Department*of  Immigration   in   Many
Lands Honors Ottawa Official'
' Ottawa."���AAr. D. Scott, wlio retires!
as assistant deputy minister of immigration ami colonisation, June SO, was
presented with a solid silver tea service and tray and an illuminated address by all the employees "ol the departments In Canada, the United
States, Great Britain and ou the continent of Europe.
Mr. Scott played a prominent psirl
in. the colonization of AVestcrn Canada, Lis first active work being when
he sold the fir&t section of Canadian
Pacific Railway land, near Brandon,
in J SSI for $2.50 an acre, subject to a
rebate of J1.25 an acre for the area
brought under cultivation within three
years. The purchaser was the late
Charles AVhitehead, father'0* the present editor and owner of the Brandon
Sun.
. Holland Buys Planes
Amsterdam.���The Government of
th8 Netherlands has ordered 12 high
speed scout planes, and 15 two-seater
planes for artillery observation. This
military equipment is" to be delivered in 192-r>.
. Paris.���Premier Mussolini, of -Italy,
stnd the Jugo-Slav foreign minister are
to meet as soon as fhe Jugo-Slav ministerial crisis i.; settled, says Le Matin,
for discussion of an Halo-Jugo-Slav
defensive alliance. " .
'*W . J
ILR.H. the Prince of Wales epeat a
delightful d*y In the Canadian Rockies when he visited Jasper National
Park, where he wad a guest at Jasper
Park Lodge.     Here be Is'showis be
ing greeted by Col. S. Maynard
Rogers, Park Superintendent, oa the
arrival of his "special train at Jasper
Station on the Canadian National Railways.
French Wheat Crop Larger
Ottawa,���A cablegram received from
the International Institute of Agriculture, Rome, Etates lhat the official preliminary estimate oi the wheat a op
of France is 283,340,000 tushels, compared with 275,572,000 la-st year. Thp
rye crop of France ia S3.SS0.00O bath-
, els, against 36,517,000 ia 1923.
after every, meal
" Cleanses  month  and
Seeth aad aids digestion.
Relieves ttoat overeaten Seeilng and aeid
mougft.
Its I-a-3-f-2~a��ff flavor
satisfies the ctravJjag for
sweets.
Wrlgley*s Ss double
value In fhe benefit and
pleasure Jt provides.
Sea!*d in it�� Parity      \^~~&y\
sss<*��&y
sjjoj?
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Shejltworlasis )y     ���       X -     'V'.   -
THE LEDGD,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1924
THE LEDGE
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
$2.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the Uuited States $2.50, always in advance.
G. W. A. SMITH
 Lessee	
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     7.00
Estray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears in notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
The Man for the West
All other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
measurement.
Transcient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals  I2j^c.  a line each in
sertion.
Presentation to Mrs. Fraser
The Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian Church met at the Manse on
Tuesday afternoon. The meeting
was a special one called in houor
of the President Mra. J. A. Fraser.
As the gathering waB not the usual
work meeting the time was spent
pleasantly in games and friendly
conversation. Tea was served
about 5 o'clock, after which the
Minister on behalf of the ladies
presented Mrs. Fraser, with a
beautiful stainless . carving set.
Mrs. Fraser received the gift with
delight, but for once was at a loss
for suitable words. Grannie
Bryant came to the rescue however,
saving the situation and convulsing
the audience by her remark:
"Now Mrs. Fraser, you must not
split kindling with that knife."
A very pleasant feature of the
occasion waB the presence of Mrs.
Jenkin, Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Price
who    represented    the    Anglican
;. Ladies. Guild, presenting the guest
of  honor with a   beautiful  table
...centre. Mrs. Nichols also presented
Mra.  Fraser  with a .lovely Doily
-fas a parting gift.
.   Thefollowing ladieswere present:
; Mrs.   J.   A.   Fraser,  Mrs.; G.   B.
,. Taylor,  Mrs.  T. Jenkin,' Mrs. L.
: Bryan*; Mrs. Geo.- Clerf,  Mrs. M.
7 Axam, Mrs.  C.; Nichols,  Mrs. J.
..Kerr, Mrs. Jas. Muir, Mrs, G. fW.
A. Smith, Mrs.' C. King,- Mrs.-T.
M. Galley, Mrs7 P. E. Crane, Mrs.
[K: M. Spence, Mrs. ..J. Price, Mrs.
G. Inglis, Miss _;'Gebrgina 7Lee and
Mrs. W. R. Walkinshaw. -: V
w .Westbridge ;News  vv
7 J. Si Harrison is making a flume
to.irrigate his.lately- cleared land.
7. R��.J.   McCutcheon is bnsysput-
ting the. finishing touches to. his
'-.new house.- -.'.-:    - }y[-y- '���'���};''
X  The river, banks are quickly discarding their lovely aiitumjif,dret B
7 and  going into mourning for the
7demiBe;of.summer."X  7 ~: 7_V~
The Main River is at; present .the
"Happy "Hunting, Ground|.' 7for
sportsmen all the way from Seattle,
. The deer however, have been, forewarned 7 and   are   holding  to1 the
7 "Safety-First Policy.*'
7: "A 7 bottle, arrived at the West-
bridge Post Office froni thef Green*
wood liquor vendor minus its cork,
One. can imagine the chagrin of the
.owner, .when he found that only
the smell was coming to him.
A most successful and enjoyable
Dance was held, in the  Westbridge
-Dance Hall on Saturday evening,
fFriends-from-Rhone and Christian
-7Valley came, and   added   to, the
_ evenicg|s enjoyment.   The.music
���waa  kindly f provided ..by-. J... F.-.
Worthington, . - while.   Mrs. .. Mcr
Catcheon who organised the Dance
for thebenefit of.the School proved
. a very winsome, hostess. ���
Betty Cdmpson-~Star
7   ..There is little doubt of the, in-
-��� .creasing popularity, offBetty Comp-;
. son,   Paramount star,; . With ' the
-. great . success . o�� "The Miracle
Man," in wMch. she played opposite Thomas Meighan,  she arrived
: in _aVria*nner; that, .convinced, the
screen world .that shef-had. the
talent, charm-and other, essentials
to stellar success. . "The Law and"
the: Woman" pSera her an. ideal
role as a.heroine placed in a situation of keen stress.'   Her handling
:" of fehe pari of Margaret Eolfe stamps
-her as an emotional actress with
personal requisites comparable to
the most snceeesfol players of either
the stage or saotion pictures.
-. "The La wand the Woman"? will
be shown al tbe Greenwood
Theatre on SaSarda/, Sot. lafc-
"Premier MacKenzie King is a
young man. He is a man with
Liberal traditions and the Liberal
viewpoint. By nature, heredity,
training and conviction, he is
progressive.
And coming in contact, these
last few days, with the young, progressive and liberal-miuded West,
his Liberalism has been warmed to
a new fervor. The West has been
a touchstone for his principles; and
bis principles have reacted to that
touchstone.
Until the fourth day of his visit,
Premier King was unaffectedly
enthusiastic over Western opportunities. On the fourth day, some
mysterious contraction set. in.
From some source he had been reminded that his political life wa9
in the hands of the East.
But, notwithstanding this sudden chill that came over his spirits
like a raw wind from the East, the
Prime Minister is going back to
Ottawa with the inevitable conviction that the national debt of Canada can never be paid by the East
���only by the earning power of the
West. ,
It will be a national calamity if,
after being awakened to Western
needs and Western opportunities,
his ability to serve tho West is
hampered and enfeebled by a lack
of Western support in the House.
To return him such a supporter
from Yale as Mayor Sutherland
will" be to return his gesture of
friendship.
The Premier has warmed up to
the economic necessities of -the
West in no uncertain way. It is
now up to the West to warm up to
him in a political way and see what
he can do for this end  of  Canada.
MacKenzie King is the man for
the West."���Vancouver Sun.
Card of Thanks
Mining Notes
The Dollar Mining company are
installing machinery on their property on the mountain west of
Beaverdell.
It is reported that a well-known
miuing. man has taken an option on
the Bay mine up the Phoenix gulch
from Greenwood.      .
The lead was encountered a few
samples of the.ore brought to town
dajs ago on the Strathmore and
indicate good silver values. " .    ;
V A.deal is pendirig^on : the Prince
Henry and ;in, all probability the
papers will be signed iu a few days-
This property .is.-situated .on 'the
hill east fof .Greenwood ;"an'd the
ore taken from this mine.a number
of, years-ago ran'high in silver
-values.-- ,X
A Good Excuse
TThe prize-winning'letter writer
among parents, to excuse the ab-
eense from .school bf thgir offspring
his been .found in . "mfisfeed.. G.
Arnoldo, was away from his class.
Nextday he.reported fto Iiis teacher
and produced the following-excuse,
penned by his. father:
"Dear. Teacher: Please excuse
my son being away ; from ; school.
He has a new- baby brother at
home. ; It was not his 'fault,    ._,
"JOHN ARNALDO.":
DpntVforget the Hallowe'en Card
Party in the Co^-pp Hall on Friday
0ct/3l8t. The proceeds to go . towards .the Rock Creek childrens.
Christmas treat. ,To avoid; the
ghosts getthere at 8 .30 sharp.
To The Many Kind Fkiendb:
Please accept this note of
thanks and the appreciation of the
many tokens of- sympathy in our
bereavement.
E. R; Martin and Family.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Minister in charge
Rev. W. R. Walkinshaw. B. A.
Greenwood
Sunday, Nov. 2nd.
Midway 11 am,
Public Memorial Service for the late
John McKie
Greenwood 7.30 cm.
H
ere an
M
ere
Immigration to Cariada ,for the
month of August, 1924, totalled 20,-
186, of whom 5,706 were from the
British Isl&s, 1,784 from the United
States, and 12,696 from other countries. Immigration for the first five
months of the fiscal year totalled
76,719. In the same period 23,861,'
Canadians have returned to Canada.-
from domicile in the United States.
As an indication that the tide of
settlers has definitely, set in the
direction of Canada, it has been
made known by the Department o'f
Immigration arid Colonization that
6,000 acres of land nearf Lethbridge'
has been sold to ten families of 75'
persons from South Dakota. This,
it is announced, is only the advance
guard of a considerable northward
movement from that region. ,
"We will have, a good report to
present when we reach the' Hebrides", said Rev. Father Alex. Mac-
Dougall, a member of the Hebridean
commission of inquiry which investigated conditions of Hcbridearis in
Canada. The iriembers of the: corn-
mission, after visiting Alberta, re'-
ported ' the new.- settlers perfectly
satisfied with Canadian conditions."
Among the passengers sailing for
Europe aboard the Canadian Pacific
Steamship "Empress 'oi- France" on
October  8th," was  Geo.  A.' Walton,
.General Passenger 'Agent, Canadian
Pacific Railway, Montreal, who will
-- represent  the. company, on .-an "expensive tour of Europe arranged for
. the  Ainerican: Association   of  Pas-
, senger Traffic Officers by .the trans-
Atlantic .. steamship   companies - and.
'the' railroads" of Gre_it:7Britain,. and-
..fche-.cdntirient.  '" 7:- - '."'"'���" '���"-'' 77-
" Charles J. Pernigotti,-' a'"native.of
Danbury, Conn.,: has^received a; commission fro,m-;the Prince of-Wales to
' paint, some :6f: his'.blooded stock.'oa
the' E.v P.. ranch;' near High "River,
.on the.Canadian Pacific lines'.in Al-
, bertaV Perr.igo.l'ti.' who Has., attained
fa-reputation as a painter of.animals,
;.says": the  commission"" was  awarded
during; the Pnncc's^stayat 'SyosseV
He-will .commence work -the. latter
.part of "October. V '   ���}."       '   ,',
Historic Sitexat Friendly Coye? B.C.
""TMie historic past of the Nootka section of the West. Coast was recalled
i recently when ..Lieutenant- Governor Walter C. Nichol, of British Columbia,, unveiled and dedicated a monument commemorating the explorations of
those great English navigators, Captain Cook and Captain Vancouver.
The monument was built under the auspices of the Historic Sites and
Monuments Board of Canada which is placing similar memorials across the
Dominion on sites hallowed by'interesting chapters of Canadian history.
A large party travelled on the Canadian Pacific S.S. Princess Maquinna
for the ceremony arid left the steamer at the cannery wharf, boarding
launches for the short run to Friendly Cove. The party included Lieut.-
Governor Nichol, H. J. S. Muskett, his secretary, Judge Howay and Mr.
Forsyth, Dr. C. ��3. Newcombe, the well-known historical authority who
wrote the "Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island," Prof. W. N. Sage of the
University of British Columbia, Mrs. R. B. McMicking, representing the
I.O.D.E., Mrs. and Miss Howay, Thomas Deasy, late Indian agent for,
the Queen "Charlotte agency and a pioneer of 1859,;Dr. David .Donald,-.
Mrs. Cave-Browne-Cave, and Profess or Macmillan Brown, .chancellor of
the University of New Zealand. Dr.-Macmillan Brown is one ofthe leading
ethnologists of the Pacific, and has been spending the'summer on the coast
investigating the Indians and their customs.-
The new monument is seven feet broad by eleven feet high, with a.
standard size bronze tablet bearing,the'following inscription:
"Nootka Sound, discovered by Capt. Cook, in March, 1778. In June,
17S9, Spain took possession and established and maintained; a""settiement
until 1795. The capture of British vessels in 1789 alniost led-to war,'" whicli
was avoided by the Nootka Convention, 1790'. Vancouver and Quadra met
here in August," 1792, to determine"the land to be restored.under the con-
'verition." [., ���   X   ' ���'..-.' . 'Xyz'y'y
A feature of the entertainment provided those who took part in the unveiling ceremony was the Indian dancing, arranged by aborigines from
Clayoquot Sound, tjie Wicahimsh of thg-early navigators' journals.   -
Tentative plans are afoot'for an elaborate pageant to be held at Friendly
Cove," Nootka Island, in four years time to celebrate the.->150th anniversary
of events commemorated by the unveiling of the cairn. "
THe Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
- Office, Smelting and Refining Department
..,,      ..     / TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA ��� ... ,.   .
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lealand Zinc Ores
f.    Producers  of   Gold, , Silver,   Copper,    Pig   Lead   and Zinc
���_ '.:" -i X- s 7 :7     "--"TADANAC" BRAND7'"'     ' S-- - . ���    '"��� 7 ��� .   '
SANDY MACDONALI
SCOTCH WHISKY"
-As a'.result  of  the  survey con-'-.-
diicted 'by"the ri��wly;'fdriried ,'draphic -
Arts. A'ssociatioh'i printing arid allied ���
trades are now shown-to constitute
the second- largest industry" in Wi'n-
. hipeg, Man., representing an - investment' . of ?10,054,318,".. and..- providing
.'employment for 12,000 people. ���' The:
report, sho.ws that during71923- the
.sum  fof   $3,619,322 - was   paid 'in.
' salaries.'  " "   _��� '.-.'.'.
"    INDEPENDENT MEAT MARKET    I
.-. Wef carry only the. best stoclc procurable in   . _ -
7:      BeeiF^ Veaij Pork,   Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc. 7
X A fcrial will conviaif��-yoa7-' _."' X'' '
JOHN ;MEYER'y?xX-y x)[yi '-X x-X ..Froprietbrl
.    ��� n u �����
.atable beyond
"SA.NPV MACDONALD"
' !s ft whi.ky you can a'vayi relv upon.
iplutdid Whir hy-old, mellow; ana pafotabl
--.dcicriptlon. '-'       . , ".-.,_
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Board orby. the. Government of British Columbia   'V    ',;
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 and material  guaranteed.   We
pay postage oue way.   Terms Cash.
Have  you paid your  subscription to Th-e-TLedge?
LAND ACT AMENOMENTH
V PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, unreserved, Burveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of age,*,
and by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
and improvement ' for agricultural
purposes.    ',".-.    :    H,
Full information concerning, regulations . regarding pre-emptions ls.
given ln Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"flow 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 Gov-
aanment Agent.     ...    ""
Records  will  be  granted  covering   ���
only land suitable   for.   agricultural
\purpbses,  and which, is  not"timber-
Tlan'd, . l.e:,  carrying over  5,000  board
" feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre veast of t��at~^-
Range.  ';.-..;.:: .    _\-".'.; / X ���_< .-'
.Applications for pi-e-emptions aro
io be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Di-
vision, in which the land applied for ���
is Bituated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years ancl improvements made
to value of .$10 per acre, including
clearing.and cultivating at least live
'���acres, before...a Crown-Grant can be
received.
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land/.; '
��� PURCHASE.. ,
.Applications are.recoiled for purchase    of    vacant. and., unreserved    ���
" Crbwn\ lands,   notybeing. Uniberland,
for agricultural  purposes';,- minimum
price of first-class (arable) land is. ?5
per acre, and second-class" (gra&Ing)
land $2.60-per acre.-. Further infor.-   .
���  mation regarding  purchase or  leaso   ''
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 ba purchased or leased, the eon-   ���
dttions       including # .- payment     . of ���
stumpage. : i
_.     IX   HOMESITE   LEASES,, *
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20 .
acres, "may  be  leased, as  honiesitea,
conditional   upon" a   dwelling   being
.erected in the first year,, title being   ���
���obtainable  after  residence   and   im- f
provement   conditions   are    fulfilled "
;and land has been surveyed.
Xyy "��� ���' .-": LEASES- . . ��� . -"' !
'For  grazing and   industrial,  pur-
,poseH areas "not exceeding 640 "acrei
:.may_ bs-Ieased-by-ons -person -or^ a���-
.company.. ���    .    . "     -
���   f> 7 n.' ".-."GRAZING",'--  '    X}    \:-^
��� Under- the Grazing- Act the Province ".is divided.into grazing districts'."
-. and. the range "administered under a
Grazing'   . Commissioner.    .- Annual".
- grazing .permits" are issued based on''
numbers ranged, priority being given -
-_,t.o established .owners. -.Stock-ownera -
may form- associations    for    range-.
management'". Free, or-partially free,
/ pei-mits  are  available .for    settlers,   ;
campers .'and - traveller*.' up-"to   tea
head. -.>--'-_
LONG - DISTANCE RATES
ARE LOWEST AT NIGHT
Under thc'uew sdale for'long-dislance conversatioss between the
hoursbf'8:3b p.m. and_"7 a.inVthe charges are fee lowest lathe history bf
- this Company. "The" new rates are osi the basis of approximately twice,, and
in some: cases; three limes, the day period, at two-thirds tha day rate.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY;
XX   -i/-"'^"'v ;'7^'';^vfO:ENb;-OF:MCEMB^ X
") X-   VHfaa   produced   Minerals as   fpliowa:   .Placer .Qoldi''876,962,203;;-;Lode' 7-: .7'v '--���
Gold, $113,352,655; Silver, $63,532,655; Lead 858,132,661; Copper, $179,^6,50^.77, -.";���
���:7   7 Zinc,  827,904,756; Miacellaneons Minerals,. 81,408,257; Goal and Coke,- 8250,- ;"' . .
7.7"  79^8,113; Bdijding (Stone, Bricky :
X[X' ^Prodncfeion.to.fehe^nd of 1923 show.an "Xx .     . V" . V f .7 -
XyxXX)) Aggregate";yalnef-:-bf-;$8l6i722,7^27^;!;v-;7:>;;-
RrodnetioirfQr^
""".'-The  Mining   Laws, of this Province' are more liberal, arid the fees-lower,}���]        f- .
.7. x. -'������than thoseof any ofeher Province iri the Dominion^ or any Ctoloiiy in the, Britisb7   f
��� '"  .   .  /Empire,:' 7  ''-"������   '     ������'-���  -'        ���" '  ���-    .7 V-7' -.'. f 7 -y'xx-y.'- VVW. " .7. -.; "7 XX-} )X
"���[- -...., ..        Mineral locations are granted to discoverers.for nominal.fees, - . . ".V
, ""-'"���"        .Absolute  iitles are  obtained  by developing such properties, the security
of which, is guaranteed by Crown Grants,
Fall information, together with Mining Sepor|a arid Maps,'rsay be obtained,
gratis by addreeaing��� ���   } -s       '   ]X _ z -
THE HON. THE MINISTER .OF MINES
, VICTORIA, British CoIsmMa,     '':���
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