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THE. OLDEST   MINING -CAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
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Vol.   XXVIIfr
GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 18,  1921.
No. 6
House Furnishings. Hardware,
Kitchen Utensils, Etc.
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T. M. GULLEY & CO.
PHONE 28.
GREENWOOD, B.C.
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Salmon and Halibut
Arriving Fresh Every  Thursday
Order Your Preserving Peaches and Plums Now
All Steps Lead To: ,
LEE & BRYAN        Phone 46
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REAL VALUE
Buy a
Fit-Reform
Made to Measure Suit
Quite a  substantial  reduction in prices
Your measure   taken   by   one
who learned the business
No Guessing
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Fishing Season Is Now On
Everything in Fishing Tackle
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We have placed standing orders with Okanagan
packing- houses for
Preserving  Fruits
To be shipped on receipt of our wire
To get the freshest and best order from*
TAYLOR & JENKIN
PHONE 17.
GREENWOOD
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Windsorh^otel
GREENWOOD. B.C.
" . The. WINDSOR HOTEL is 'heated with steam
and electricity. Fine sample rooms. - A comfortable home for tourists and travellers. Touch the
wire  if you  want  rooms reserved.     The buffet is'
���    replete  with  cigars,   cigarettes, cooling beverages,
buttermilk and ice-cream.
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Tempt Jaded-Appetites
WITH
Burns' Cold Meats    -
TONGUE,    VEAL  LOAF,   CHEESE  LOAF,
MINCED  HAM,   PIG'S FEET
P, BURNS ic COMPANY LIMITED
Wholesale Distributing Branch, Weat Kootenay District, NELSON. B.C. '
Packing Plants at
Calgary       Earnontoa      Regias       Prince Alfcert    - Vancouver
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Next Issue of Kootenay Telephone
Directory Closes'September 1st
If yon are contemplating taking new service, or making any changes in
your present service, yoa should send notification in writing not later than
the above date, in order that yon may take advantage of the new directory
listings. ���
Advertisers will find that the telephone directory oSeran attractive and
effective medium for their purposes.
BBITISB COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY.
Real Estate & Insurance
Life, Fire, Health, Accident
Automobile
Best Companies in   the World
Enquire as  to Rates
Ranches For Sale
Auctioneer
Call And See
CHARLES KING
GREENWOOD, B. C.
r Spectacles of All Kinds
For Sale and Repaired
WALT HAM WATCHES
Ask for Prices and Compare with Mail
s    Order House
McELMON, Greenwood
Independent Meat
Market
We carry only the best stock procurable
in -     _   '
Fresh Meats,   Ham, Bacon,
Lard, Etc.
A Trial \\ ill "Convince You
John Meyer
Proprietor
Greenwood Theatre
Gray i Clerf, Props.
ONE NIGHT EACH WEEK
SATURDAY,   AUGUST 20
Commencing at 8:15 p.m.
Will Rogers
���  Iu. the roll of care-free trapper
"jrf Call Me Jim"
Adapted from J. G. Holland's
"Seven Oaks" ���
6 Reels 6
Also a One Reel Christie Comedy'
��This���Way Out"
Adults SOc.
Children 2Sc.
Estate of Guy Albert Southern
Deceased     -    ,
FOR CASH SALE
One Team of Horses (Geldings) weight
3400 pounds, Age 6 and 7, colour black,
used to logging.
One heavy set "of Double Harness in
good condition.   *
One Wagon 2>i tires, in good condition
Can be inspected at V. Bewitte'-s Store,
Bridesville, B.C. Sealed tenders with
references, not later than September 1st,
1921, to be sent to
CHARLES KING,
Official Administrator,   Greenwood, B.C
I    Highest or any tender not necessarily
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.Mrs. P. A, Benson returned
from Vancouver last week.
Miss Phyiiss Spoouer, of Trail,
is visiting Miss Mae Keady.
W. B. Fleming arrived in the
city on Tuesday 'from Cascade.
Mr.   and   Mrs.'.'/ W.     Madden
visited Grand Forks  on  Friday.
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Born.���On Tuesday, Aug- 10,
a son- to Mr.-' and Mrs. W. A.
Ritchie.
Mr. and 'Mrs. Vf. Oxley, of
Eholt, were visitors iu town on
Tuesdays -
Carl Storer, of Princeton, is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Goodeye-.- ...
Miss Rose Pelter, of Grand
Forks, is the guest of Miss
Nellie Keir.  ' ���    -
Henry Bruce and Robt. Bruce,
o'f Ingram Mountain, were in
town on Saturday. '
. A. Gordon Wilson, representing the Canadian Explosives, was
iu town last week.
The provincial government
will move its offices from Fair-
view to Penticton.
- Mr," and Mrs. James Kerr and
family_ are camping on James
creek near Westbridge.   '
Born.���To Mr. and Mrs. Percy
Hammerstrom, of Midway, a
daughter, on Aug. 16th.
F. F. Ketclium, postmaster and
merchant of Beaverdell, spent a
few days in town last week.
City Council
The regular meeting of the City
Council waa held on Augas6 15th,
Mayor Gulley, Aldermen Mowat,
Jenkin, Taylor and King present.
The Good Roads League extended an invitation to two representatives of the Council to attend the
convention at Port Alberni, but
the Council decided that the City
should not be put to this expense
and tha invitation was declined,
Aid. Mowatr presented a.report
from, the school trustees concerning
tbe state of the school building.
The Council requested Aid.' Mowat
to have the trustees investigate the
foundations of the building before
interior work was commenced.
" On the motion of Aid. Jenkin,
sec. by'Ald. Taylor a resolution of
sympathy was extended to Mrs.
Robert Wood in her bereavement.
The, water committee reported
Providence creek main being block-
in several places and householders
will occasionally be inconvenienced
for short periods while necessary
work is being done- on the mains.
Several cases of extravagant use of
water on gardens were also reported and these were ordered to' be
dealt with by the City Clerk.    .
The Clerk was instructed ^to engage the services of C. 3$. Shaw
for surveying the city ranch.
The next meeting of the Council
will be held on August 29th.
Father, of Greenwood Dead
Robert Wood, the father of
Greenwood, died on Sunday, at the
home of his niece, Miss McClery,
2650, 49th Ave., Kerrisdale, Vancouver, after an illness from stomach trouble lasting many months.
The town of Greenwood is a
I monument to the enterprise and
business capacity of Robt? Wood,
its founder and one of its principal
promoters. The upbuilding of
this town and the development of
the  industrial   facilities   and   re
Cecil Floyd 'arrived in town
���from New Brunswick last week
and has already jrot into harness.
P. H. McCurrach, - wife and
family left on Wednesday morning on a motor trip  to Spokane.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Whiting and
family, of Kettle Valley, left on
Monday morning for a mouths
visit to the,coa��t.
Mrs. R. D. Hamilton and Mrs.
Reed, of Kettle Valley, left on
Monday morning for a months
holiday at the coast.
After a week's holiday in the
city, Mrs. G. A. Smith and Miss
Hilda Smith returned to Grand
Forks on Wednesday.
Prof. F. Werner, of Grand
Forks, arrived in the city this
morning-and-will-spend-several
days- here tuning pianos
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. H. Wilson,
ot Victoria^ who are visiting
Mr. and Mr. Brayard at Boundary Falls, were in town on Tuesday.
Ice cream sundaes, ice cream
sodas, all kinds of soft drinks,
orange crush, lemon crush, lime
crush, cocoa cola at the Windsor
Buffet.
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*',.Miss E. Olson, who has been
the guest of her aunt' Mrs. Mr
Anderson during the past three
weeks, left on Friday on a trip to
Sweden. .     - _
A Dance will be given by the
Rock Creek Women's Institute at
Riverside Hall on Monday evening, Sept. 5th. Bush's orchestra
in attendance.
Frank Buckless left on Thursday last on a business trip to
Victoria. Before returning he
will visit his daughter, Mrs.
Russell in Calgary.
Miss A. Marshall, Mr. and
Mrs. G. Ellis and son, Ernest,
who have' been the guests' of
Mayor and Mrs. Gulley, left for
Calgary on Monday.
Miss Grace Barron and Miss
Helen DeCew, of Grand Forks,
were the guests of Mr. .and Mrs.
G. S. Walters on Friday and
Saturday of last week.
Presbyterian Services will be
held ou Sunday, August 21st in
Midway at"11 arm., and in Greenwood at 7.30 p. m. Sunday
School at Boundary Falls at
3 p. SB,
Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Docksteader aud daughter, Sherley,
and Wm. C. Wilson, returned on
Monday from a few days motor
trip along the Main Kettle river.
Mrs. Wharton and three children, of Grand Forks,- who have
been the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
R. Forshaw, left for their new
home at Cassidy, on Sunday
morning.,.     .. ,
Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Crane and
sou, of~Beaverdell, spent a few
days in town during the past
week and' on Monday afternoon
left for Snohomish, Wash., where
they will visit their parental
homes.
Word was received in town on
Tuesday that V. E. Tripp, who
was princpal of the Public School
here last year and who has been
attending a technical school at
Vancouver during the summer,
had the misfortune to have the
four fingers of his left had cut off
by a machine he was operating
in the school.
There are some mean individuals inthisworkr andthe_mean-
est lives right here in Greenwood.
Some kind of of a skunk stole
some cake and a can of cream
from the Masonic Hall on Friday
night and which belonged to
Mrs. Axam. Mrs. Axam works
hard and faithfully to make both
ends meet. The place called hell
is not hot enough for the person
who stole these goods.
The Masonic "At Home" held
in Greenwood last Thursday
evening iu their- luxurious lodge
rooms, was largely attended by
visiting brethern and their wives
from Molson andOroyille, Wash.,
aud. Grand Forks, as well as a
large attendance by local members. After a splendid program of
songs and recitations, cards were
played until refreshments were
served after which dancing took
place until 2.30-o'clock,
White-tailed deer can not be
shot m this part of the Eastern
district, as mentioned in The
Ledge last week. Posters announcing the dates of the opening
of the hunting season have been
put up, and what follows is
one of the regulations: Deer,
bucks only,' over one year old,
throughout the Northern and
Eastern districts, except white-
tailed deer in North and South
Okanagan, Similkameen and
Greenwood Electoral districts,
Sept. 17th to Dec IStb.
Currants For Sale
Black currants and Red currants for sale at $2 per crate.
Phone 7L, Wm. Jenks, Greenwood, B.C.
The Late Fred H. Axam}
_2jfd,_at Now Westminster on
MondayTAng. 15* Fred H. Axam.
Deeeased>as] born at; Southampton, England, on Jan.' 9th, 1871.
He tame to Canada in 1885 and
on December 4, 1900 married Miss
Maggie Maffey in Winnipeg. In
1901 they moved to Nelson and in
190G to Greenwood where his fam
ily still reside.   About a year ago
* lL ..    m���   -- **e was moved to New Westminster
sourcea of the surroundine'eountry tnt. <i���a*:nni ��.    4 -    1      bmuumkh
are what Mr. Wood regarded as the f?r ���d>cal treatment and despite
principal achievements of a very       the efforta of human skill he
busy and interesting career. gradually grew weaker and weaker.
Born in Walpole township, Hali- Besides a devoted wife he leaves
mand County^Ontario, in 1841, a four    daughters.     Nellie,    Ruth.,
son of Rev.- Williim and   Rachel
(Pugsley)  Wood,   he  passed his u      . ,   ,       ���   	
boyhood and gained his education meDaber of the local Masonic Lodge
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in the schools at Simcoe; but being and   K.   of P. Lodge, ami being
of a restless disposition and a nat- Past ^Master    of   the    Masonic
ing forward for the. chance to ex
plore the great west, and while yet
a boy laid his books aside and sud
denly started off with Alonzo feo have known the late Mr. Axam
Davis, an old forty-niner, for the long and well, and we only knew
placer   excitement in ^Cariboo in him to esteem him more highly as
the spring of 1862.   He was not as
successful in mining ventures as he miss his kindly smile and friendly
had anticipated, and in the fall of greeting; we long in vafn to hear
the same year left the mines and
took up farming on the Fraser
river below New Westminster. In
1882 he came to the Okanagan
country and started a business, at
Landstown, but there his building
was destroyed by fire, at once,
however, being rebuilt and his
business continued with success.
Later removing to Armstrong, he
practically founded that town on
hie own ranch. In 1895, coming
to the present site of Greenwood
to investigate the outlook for mining and trading in this locality,,he
was very much impressed both by
the resources of the mineral district
and the natural advantages offered
for a townsite, and at once began
the work, of laying out a new town.
This has been his home since that
time. The townsite was owned by
firm of R. Wood and Company,
Mr; Wood having sold a large part
of the land to C. Scott Galloway.
Greenwood is now a substantial
and prosperous town, with many
improvements and advantages as a
residence and business center, and
its prosperity has in large measure
been due to Mr. Wood's public
spirited enterprise.
He and a nnmber of other citizens of Greenwood being owners of
a lot of new mining property in the
west fork of the Kettle river, fifty
miles west of Greenwood/ it was
evident to Mr. Wood that nothing
could be done in developing the
mining resources- of "this district
until transportation was provided.
After an ineffectual interview with
tbe Canadian Pacific officials, who
gave him no encouragement in the
matter, he himself studied out a
scheme for building a railroad from
Vernon to Midway via West Fork,
and after a careful examination of
the field to be covered by the* enterprize he became convinced of the
vast benefit to all the country involved. After his plans were
formed he at ence took a number
of his associates, obtained in 1901,
a charter and a bonus of $4000 per
mile, then in 1902, a renewal of
the charter with improved conditions and a subsidy- of 85000 per
mile constructed, and in 1903 succeeded in getting a Dominion charter a subsidy of $6000 a mile. After
overcoming many difficulties snd
discouragements it was a matter of
pride with Mr. Wood tp state that
on August 1905, the road was under construction and he saw, the
first car of ore shipped, to the
Greenwood smelter.
The late Mr. Wood was materially assisted in his many projects
DaiBie   and   Mabel.      He   was
a
Chancellor in the K. of P.  Lodge.
It was the writer's good "fortune
the years pas'sed  by.   Today we
his   jovial laughter
again    his    genial
the ring of
and to ��� feel
presence.
He was a devoted husband and a
kind and indulgent father, to his
friends the soul of fellowship. But
the greatest of all he was a man.
He believed in the Fatherhood of
God and the brotherhood of-man.
He believed that the man who
scatters flowers in the pathway of
his fellow men, who lets into the
dark places of life the sunshine ot
human sympathy and human happiness, is following the footsteps,
of his Mapter. <      ��� .
Mrs. Axam left on Wednesday
morning for New Westminster to
attend the funeral.
Big Lump Silver Ore
From B.C. Mine Shown
"A Inmp of almost pure silver
ore, weighing abont a quarter of a
pound, was the exhibit J. V. Mills,
manager of the Bank of Montreal
at Greenwood, B.C., showed the
Free Press on Saturday, at an in-,
stance of the mineral richness of
this part of the Western province.
The sample, he stated, came, from
the Bell mineral claim at Beaverdell, now owned and worked by
Duncan . Mcintosh and P. W.
Crane. The�� claim was located
many years ago, aud sold by the
prospector, for a bagatelle of its
value.- After being-closed down-
for quite a while, the mine was reopened by the present owners, who
have taken out between $200,000
and 8300,000 worth of high grade
silver ore, Mr. Mills stated. On
the third car, 37 tons, shipped
there was a profit qf $18,000.
Beaverdell is iu the Yale district a
few miles from Greenwood.
"Bight in Greenwood. Mr. Mills
pointed out,- is the Providence and
Tarn O'Shan ter mines. The for-
mer was operated during the war
years by Morrison & McGillis, who
leased the property from the owJP
ere, Chicago capitalists. During
that time they paid $50,000 in
royalties. Some difficulties arising
in connection with the releasing of
the mine, they located a claim for
themselves, and, according to Mr.
Mills, this new development is go��
ing to bring Greenwood into prominence again as a mining centre.
"We want to Bhow the people of
Winnipeg what  we  have,"   Mr.
        ^ Mills stated, uand to assure them
by the energy and business capacity feka& there is no 'wild-catting' as in
his wife, formerly Miss Margaret the past- that the properties ore be-
McLennan, of Port Rowan, Ont.      ing   operated  on sound business
Deceased was a member of the principles "
Masonic fraternity and of the <r ., ' . : . .
Church of England.' He was Ibe Ml% MlUsiS VlSlling reIaSlves m
first Mayor of Greenwood and has WiDDiPeS *Bd B*��k*l he would
given his influence to the steady leave the sample of ore on exhibi-
development of this town, rather tion in
than to "boom" the place in any
way, and this economic policy has
proved most satisfactory se a!J
csneemed.
Interment took place in Vancouver.
tion    in    Birka'   store,    Portage
avenue."���Winnipeg Free  Press.
D.. J. McAlmou was quietly
married ia Penticton on Aug. 3,
to Miss A. Richards, of Ewiags*
formerly of  London,   Esglacd.
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Convinced Tanlac Is
"I am convinced that Tanlac is a
wonderful . medicine because it has
becn more than a year now since I
took it, but it toned up my entire system .so well['that I am still in the best
oHiealth," said Miss Maie Reed, popular saleslady, residing at 406 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg,  Manitoba.
"I dislike to have my name in" the
paper, but Tanlac lias helped mc so
much that I actually feel it my duty
to express my gratitude, so want everybody to know about my case. Nearly a year and a half ago, while I was
living in Regina, my health broke
down completely. I had rheumatic
fever and for eight months was flat
on my back in bed, unable to move
an inch.     I finally'got up out of bed,
but was so weak I seemed to have no
energy at all. My appetite was gone
and instead of getting better I just
.worried along, getting worse, if anything. I could get no sound sleep
and just felt miserable all tlie time.
"A friend of mine finally suggested
that I try Tanlac, so I started taking
it and by the timeT,had'finished my
second bottle my appetite was simply
wonderful. I took four bottles ki all,
and all my strength and energy had
come'back to me and I was feeling
like a different person.. My health
has been fine ever since and I haven't
missed a day from my work. I can't
say too much for Tanlac."
Tanlac is sold by leading 'druggists
everywhere.
Disarmament
The invitation extended by President Harding to Great Britain, France,
Italy and Japan to join with the United States in a conference to discuss
and consider ways and means of bringing about world disarmament was
hailed with joy by people of all nations. Thc whole world is weary of
war���even Germany has had all the war she wants for a long, long time.
Although the formal invitation to this conference on disarmament came
from the United States, there is hardly any question but that British influence played a large part in it. It is even open to question whether the
initiative in tlie matter did not come from Britain, where, however, it was
realized that the extending of such an invitation by the United States would
not be viewed with thc same suspicion by other European powers as would
be the case if Great Britain made it.
Such a conference as has been proposed can hardly fail to be productive
of much good, even though-it may fall far short of actually achieving world
disarmament. The millenium has not yet come, and it is too much to hope
that all nations are ready to abandon all war-like forms of national defence.
During the Great War it was a frequently voiced expression: "This is a war
to end war." But conditions still prevailing in Europe and Asia seem to
preclude the immediate possibility of disbanding all armies.
France, thc victim of German iiwasion twice within thc memory of many
men still living,��is far from being convinced that the day for maintaining
an army of defence is passed. Russia is commonly credited with now possessing the largest army in the world, and under the present Bolshevik regime
.; cannot be depended upon for one moment. Should all other nations disarm, dictators of the Lcnine and Trotsky type might seize the opportunity
to ride roughshod over Europe: Poland, rejoicing in its new-found freedom, with Bolshevist Russia on the one hand, and a resentful Germany on
the other hand, is hardly likely to be willing to rely solely on Russian and
German promises of good behavior. And is the world ' willing to trust
Turkey?
.., But if complete disarmament is not yet possible, it ought at least to be
possible to bring about a tremendous reduction in armaments and a consequent lessening of the probabilities of war, and its horrors should it unfortunately not be entirely avoided. With the ignoble surrender of the German navy,'and its subsequent destruction, the greatest menace to the liberties of the world was removed. If the remaining naval powers���Great Britain, United States, Japan, France and Italy���can agree to put'an end lo tlie
creation of larger and more powerful navies, smash up their submarines and
put a ban on thcir further construction, a great advance step will have becii
taken, and an enormous reduction effected in the burden of taxation imposed
on the peopleof these countries.   - '    .'      .7 .   ; 7-    -.
- - Again, if an agreement-could be reached to eliminate the" aerial services
from use in Avar "a further advance step would bc taken, the horror, of future,
wars.materially reduced, and "untold millions of "money saved. ^Otherwise,
wc arc'1 going"-to witness thc expenditure of enormous sums in the perfecting
of aerial machines-of destruction; with each nation trying to-out-db and out-
invVnt the others. If in this age of marvellous inventions, the Viations:
��� could be brought into "agreement, to reduce.armaments to the old laiid.sol-
diers of past ages, eliminate all-recent-inventions such as the submarine arid
airship from war use.'-and. place theban upon the use of all future inventions
for warlike purposes,, millions of money would be saved, the terrible magnitude of the last war prevented of repetition; and much of the fascination of
war in its newer phases, removed.     - ,���      '.-.-'"-'
Greatly as"we would.like.tosee.it, there, "is grave doubt of ��� "it 7 being
presently possible to bring'about'complete disarmament, and it is open to.
���question, therefore,-whether more would not-be gained at the-forthcoming
. conference on llie.subjcct if the matter of land disarmament was not dragged.in .but-'the efforts at disarmament confined to naval, aerial, and'kindred
aspects of inodern .warfare..'   ',.'-' -'' ' '
���There is a'certain fighting instinct in the whole Human race that "cannot
.-be entirely eradicated, but it should be. possible for the nations to reach
.agreements which would stop the use of the inventive genius' of .man for thc
wholesale destruction of his fcllbwmen, and which would result in the-prohibition of all new-mechanical "contrivances-which, if persistedLin; -\\;ould
���make-the^next-'-war a"--war1 of"annihilation,-involving-not only soldiers'arid
.sailors on. active service,,but the entire civilian populations of all.countries
engaged in the struggle.        ...   -���"      '���'   '."        '-'"���-.   *      "���".-':-.    '   - .,
France Receives
Radio Photograph
Transmitted Across Ocean By Powerful U.S. Wireless Station.
Transmission of photographs and
written documents in facsimile across
the ocean by wirelss has been accomplished. Two successful tests of this
epoch-iiKiking invention ��� have been
made at the powerful naval radio station at Annapolis, a photograph and
written message having been sent to
Malmaison, thc French radio station.
The first test of the invention was
the sending of a photograph of the
recent Dempsey-Carpenticr fight
from the Annapolis station to France
for reproduction in Le Matin, a Paris
newspaper.
While the reproduction -was said to
have been fairly good, it was not as
perfect as the engineers, wished it to
be.      So another test was made.
This test was thc sending of a
facsimile written message from C.
V. Van Anda .managing director of
the New York Times, to Le Matin,
thc Paris newspaper. Word came
back that the message was reproduced
almost perfectly.
flow To Cook
Corn 0
BY LORETTO C. LYNCH
An   Acknowledged   Expert   in
All Matters Pertaining to
Household Management,
Sure Protection For You
While You Travel
You may find the water bad, some
poorly cooked food may excite
trouble, a draught from a car window
may give you an "ache or pajn���a cold
room or damp sheets may cause rheumatic twinges. Remember this���any
pain that is caused by congestion
yields rapidly to Nerviline. Wlicn
your stomach is sour and upset, just
try the magical effect of twenty drops
of Nerviline in sweetened water. If
cramps waken you in the dead" of
night, Nerviline' will' fix those _awful
cramps in a hurry. Keep a 35 cent
bottle of Nerviline in hand���always.
Since 'the Indians first showed the
carly~settlers how to plant corn, this
toothsome vegetable has been a favorite. About now, in all-sections of
the country, corn-on-cob is to bc had.
Often the -housewife purchases
tender cars of corn and when it
comes to the table it is rather hard
and tough. This is frequently due
to thc manner of cooking. To be at
its best corn should bc served as soon
after it is  cooked as is possible.
Husk each ear and carefully remove
the growth commonly called "silk"."
Have ready a pot of boiling water.
Plunge the corn into it and cover.
Boil gently about ten minutes. About
thc last three minutes of thc cooking
add one level teaspoon qf salt for each
six ears.
Women not familiar with cooking
corn make a mistake by over cooking
it. Ten minutes is quite sufficient if
the water is really boiling. Another
error has to do with the salt. If
the salt is put in at the beginning it
toughens the corn. Break an ear
in half and cook one-half of it as
directed at the beginning of this article. Cook the other half in salted
water for half air hour. Then try
both and note the difference in favor
oF the mcthod'approved above.     .   ~;
In serving corn-on-cob, drain it
from
Wonderful Oil Sands
Declares Oil Sands of the North
Among the World's Wonders.
Col. Stewart, of San Antonio, Texas,
returned on the Waterways train from
a three weeks' visit to McMurray and
the oil land country along the Athabasca extending for-50 miles northward from McMurray. Col. Stewart
is an oil man of long experience, and
is very deeply impressed with the
showing of oil land. He knows of
nothing to compare with it for extent
or oil content in the. world.
He visited the Alcan well, situated
three and"one-half, miles east of the
river arid on ground 500 feet above
the water. Thc_rig was an excellent one, with a most competent man
in charge. At the^time of Colonel
Stewart's visit they were down 175
feet, and going fast, with good indications. Thcy wcre'in new ground, but
hoped to bring in the oil somc time
this month.
Col. Stewart considers the showing
of oil' sand along the Athabasca as
one of the wonders of the world, and
will so report to his associates. He
has acquired an area of oil rights,in
the locality.���Edmonton Bulletin. -.,
LISTLESS, PEEVISH GIRLS
When a girl in her teens becomes
peevish, listless and-dull, when nothing seems to interest her and dainties
do not tempt her appetite, you may be
certain that she needs more good
blood than her system is provided
with. Before long her pallid checks',
frequent headaches and breathless-
ness and heart palpitation will confirm that she is anaemic. Many
mothers,  as   thc result of their own
the   cooking   water   and   place! Rir}ho��$  experience,    can    promptly
.   , - r , ,��� ,        , ��� detect tlie early signs of anaemia, and
it between Folded napkins on a warm1  - ���
the Bolshevist Rouble
Require Millioi^Tons of Gold to Re-
'   deem Them At Pari :"V" -
A - London, tailor was lately adver-
,'tising his-readiness" to give away'several thousand -roubles- with every suit
of clothes that.he sold.   ,.By';wayVl
suppose/of encouraging him the Bolshevist authorities, have .'.just "issued'a
statement-of the number of-roubles
available^    Since tlie. Red -Govern
ment, have been' in" power tli.cy. have
printed'-'one' billion'.one-.,hundred nnd
sixtyrscven thousand.millions of then).
Substantially more;; than a .'million
tons'of gold would-be-re"<iuired.,to redeem their? alLat.par.���London Daily
��� [Express.,.;.     ..'.'. -  ,.'.. '" .   'XX .! ���-.-   - '-
.:-V:;';- 7 At. All Hours.    /        ';V.
.   Has-'-'-Bobbie'   been "eating .between
meals? 7  ".-"   ������'���'. '���'-'    "���_-;  ������- 'X :-' ',,-
:'��� Bobbic;.has - no.'- between- meals!-     '
CLASH'S Tomato Soup
'���':���'���). is such a treat
Fine ripe tomatoes fresh from the fields give-it
their delicious Savour, and all you have to do is
to heat ah'd-serye.:
CLARK SOUPS are made ia 13 differ eat sorts,
and include.chicken. ;< ''������       7V;\V:.:V;;.V'XX'yX:
like all 6fCi^k GbodThings'/.the price is mbdera'teV
,"��� -.;   Made jfrom Canadian Farm Producer X. Xy~:
���  XX:. &n^ sold everywhere-'in.Canada.7'V;V'V;-V
On Schedule.
Mistress:���"Mary, how is it that the
eggs for breakfast arc sometimes
boiled ��soft and sometimes quite
hard?"
Mary.���"Well, mum,".I'm sure I
don't know. I puts them in regular
as thc clock strikes eight, and I
takes them out without fail when I
hears the down train go by."
For Both House and Stable.���There
is a good deal of similarity, physically
speaking, between human beings arid
the lower animals. Both arc subject
to many ^ailments arising from inflammation arid 'to all manner of cuts
and bruises. V Dr. Thomas' Eclectric
Oil is an entirely reliable remedy for
such ailments and mishaps in both
human beings and the lower orders
of animals.
True Word.
"There are few things more tantalizing to a" man," declares the Havens-
villc Review, "than to go home with
something on his mind he wants to
scold about, and find company there
and be obliged to act ^agreeable."-    -
...Corns".are.caused by the pressure of
tight, .boots, - but no one need be"
troubled with'them-long.wheri so simple a remedy as ITolloway's Corn" Re:
mover, is available. ��� .     '   - 7
Strawberries In-Cold Storage. ..
Fruit growers _in the lower Fraser
Valley, British Columbia,, have ;put
over.1,000 "barrels of'strawberries "in
cold storage to be held- until thc can-
ncrs 'arc-ready .to take-them. Tlie
berries arc packed, in ''sugar, and will-
keep in condition for preserving, indefinitely. ��� .       . -"
������ The indications of worms arc restlessness, grinding .'of the, teeth,-'picking, of the nos.e, extreme-peevishness,,
often convulsions'. ' Under' these con-'
di lions, one of; the best'remedies that
can"be_got is~-'MiiIer's" WofirTPowdersV
Tli'ey will'attack the-.-worms, as- soon"
as administered, and they-pass-away
in. the'evacuations. ./'The-little sufferer will be immediately cased:and.a.return'of the attack will not'be likely.
Burial Service By Wireless
Dead - - Soldier- Committed, to"' Deep
.-''.- Across. 200.'Miles of -Water;';,- '.
-The.burial service, at".sen', by. wireless was- the ^unusual story brought
to'Livcrpool by- the-incoming Cunar-
dcY. Car'ma'nia;-.; "'-7 ���-v '-'..- V ,7,-"V ".
���-"��� When- the-Ca.niiania was 300 -miles
west'of'Fastn'et a;-' wireless message
was. received from the Canadian ".Government freighter, -Canadian.- Trapper,-
.London-bound, '.asking: "Can '. you.
oblige us ,"with 7a copy.of-'thcburial
service?',' .-���_.. -'��� -, V -".'.-.r '"'--'rV V '
. The;Canadian'. Trapper was 7 about
'200 rrilks; distant!,;,' A"~fircman7aboanl
the~ freighter had. died-and no burial
servicb-'was available!"'' The full'service was sent by wireless, "the,dictation
-lasting an ;hour, and "at.-thc/xnd-the
body .was.committed to the deep.,' :
/His Religious Belief. ��� ���- '.
The census-taker had-asked many
questions and' Mike was- tired of
answering- them.s "And what,- is -your
r.cHgious-"b'clief?" the suave, census
man continued. "God forgive me,
but I'm an atheist," -said Mike.
plate. If should be served soon8 after cooking. Butter, salt and pepper
arc usually passed with corn-on-cob.
The shops are serving one. of the
niceties for\scrving corn-on-cob. Little1 handles arc stuck into thc ends 01
thc corn ear. In half-dozen sets they
make useful gifts and may be obtained in real silver or plated ware.
Left-over corn has a variety of uses.
Of course, it may be carefully reheated right on the cob in boiling water
for a few minutes. On thc other
hand, you may want to carefully cut
it from the cob'and surprise the family with corn creolc style.
To prepare this for two cups of
corn allow oncNcupfuTof tomato sauce;
A can of the thick puree sold" for concentrated tomato soup is good for,
this purpose. In it cook a tablespoon
of chopped onion, two tablespoons, of
chopped green pepper, and a little
chopped pimento, if 011 hand, for five
minutes. " Add a bit of. baiter or 'a
little bacon or salt podc drippings.
Add salt and pepper to, taste.
Pour into a baking dish.after il has
-bscn removed from-- the. flame arid
mixed with the corn.' Cover the. top
with buttered - bread crumbs and
brown in the oven.- -This gives the
corn but little rccooking.and'therefore
helps to-kcep it tender and digestible.
You will like- these- corn fritters.
���Thcy.niay-.cither.be served as the
main-dish at a meatless- luncheon or
thcy may accompany- fried chicken
with its cream gravy.     , ������
- To   make .'these   fritlters,
gether several  tinics; one-half  a  cup
of flour, one level -teaspoon of baking
powder,  one-fourth of a  teaspoon of
salt'and one-fourth of "a teaspoon of
.j>aprika., '- Add .'a' -wcll-bcat.cn egg to
one-fourth" of a "measuring "cup of
milk. . Stir'this' slowly into the flour
mixture:.' 'Add,a tablespoon of melted butttcr'and a cup of corn. - It.mayj
be -necessary vtp-- add -more -milk.-  -'-V
- At . jmy ..rate, /the '..mixture should
drop easily from-tlie spoon. 'Cook
by. dropping-.a spoonful at a-time ori
a, well-greased 'hot-'griddle, -- When
the edgei;; are .""done;,'it is time to turn
tlie cake. ' The corn -fritter mixture
may also, be icobkcd-by dropping in
hot deep.fat
The man who tries to do.his neighbors imagines that they are always
trying to do him.
, A. man who. can play the fiddle,
but doesn't, is always a desirable
neighbor-
Lots of things children would never
think of/doing if their,,- parents Vdid
not,forbid.- '.:'V'-"/.* '"V-'V-S. VV-VV-
V.Yes,"-Luke,.a woman'can'sharpen.-a
lead" pencil '_"as- tjuickly as aman7can
'thread':a .needle.'.-..;   7';'-' -i-'X-^1'}
P^mMiMimx
the wise mother docs not wait fqr the
trouble to develop further, but at once
gives her daughter a course with .Dr.
Williams' Pink.Pills, 'which renew
the blood supply and banish anaemia
before it has obtaincd.a hold upon the
system.
Out cf their experience thousands
of mothers know that anaemia is the
sure road to worse ills. - Tlicy know
thc difference that irood red blood
makes in the development of wpman-
ly health. Every headache, every
gasp for .breath that follows the
slightest exertion by the anaemic girl,
every pain shc suffers in her back and
limbs are reproaches if you have not
taken the best steps to give your weak
girl new blood, and thc only sure way
to do so is through the use of Dr.
Williams; Pink Pills. "
- New,, rich red blood is infused intti
the system by every dose of ' these
pills. Froifi this new, rich blood
springs good health, an increased appetite, new energy, high spirits and
perfect womanly development. Give
your.:daughter. Dr. "VYilliams' - Pink
Pills, and take them yourself and note
how-promptly thcir influence is felt-in
better .health. ' '
You can get these pills through any
dealer in medicine or by mail postpaid at 50 cents a box or six boxes
for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
A Royal Season
Been
Britain's Brilliant Season 9as
Envy of Al\ Europe.
England just now might well apply
to. herself Henley's famous.line, "My
head is bloody but unbowed." Not
even the indomitable Mr. Deinpsey
could take such punishment and
sift to-! s^ile through it. And her adversaries have not attacked her one at a
���time.- From coal-sfrikcr to tax collector they have swarmed into the
ring half-a-dozen at^ a time. But
sureiy the brilliant season' vvhioh is
drawing to a close may Be called the
smile" of "self-confidence that' no blow
has. been able to quench. A Royal
Derby, a Ro3^al Ascot", a State .Banquet for-Our-Royal guests���it has been
a Royal season from the start; Even
the Irish- Parliament had a Royal
"start, Let-there" bc.no mistake about
thc value, of "this- Royal distinction
that has' .marked our doings ^all
through 7thc summer. . ,It'' is hot too
much to say that it-is the- envy "of
Europe. '   At no time in our history']
-'..Canned corn-may":Vsubstituted':foi;! llHS  our Royal' family been bf ;'mbre
worth to'us, and certainly at no time
has-that "family, beer, more'worthy of
its high, destiny.���London.Bystander.-
the,  fresh'' corn -iw.heri ._making
above. '  ..-."-,���   ���-  ,-���"'....
the
=���.'���'.",��� .'For ;Wcstern" Farmers. X _.X
.'. This,-year the 'entire crop" will' put
in-thc-'pockets rQ.rthe-.Wcstcrnr.Cariada
.farmers the sum of about $700,000,000.
To "produce -this, there is a' tillage- of
some 30,623.000 acres;"while-400,000,-
000; acres of '.arable dand. await'7the
plough "in the prairie provinces.".;
Strangled with Asthma.,is the'only
expression that seefns to-convey what
is endured from, an attack of ." this
trouble.'- The/relief-frorri Dr. J.:,D.'
Kellogg's Asthma Rcrhcdy is' beyond
measure. . Where-' all..was; suffering
there comes comfort and.-rest."Breath-,
irigrbeebmes normal and the bronchial
tubes -completely cleared: ��� -This' unequalledremedy.is worth.many times-
its price to! all wh.p-use it.-
Starving Russians   '       -
\ Are Photographed
American Ship's Officers Take Movie
7     .    at Petrograd Dock.
The Daily Tcilcgraph tells how the
skipper of an American steamer with
a cargo of flour for Pctrograd obtained a film of everyday scenes in Pctrograd by concealing a cinematographic
camera ori the captain's bridge and
taking photographs through loopholes
in the protecting canvas.
Some of these photographs, it is
stated will., produce a sensation, especially those showing several hundred famished people, who discharged
the vessel's cargo. Under compulsion of Bolshevist overseers tliey
worked from early morning till late at
night/ and then were locked up under
guard until the next morning.-They
were fed^ principally on a disgusting
liquid called soup, each portion being
accompanied by a small piece of
bread.
The well-fed American sailors took
compassion off the men and threw
bread, sugar, and other food to them.
This led to fierce scrambles, the poor
starving wretches falling over'one another in the struggle for a piece "of
bread or sugar.
The Bolsheviki heard* about the
film and sent .agents abroad to claim
it, but the American captain declared
that his ship was under the'protection
of "the Stars and Stripes; and-'threatened to shoot any Bolshevist who tried
to issue orders on board. So the
film was saved. The Bolslieviki even
offered in the end! to buy.it, biit.the
offer was not accepted.
The Polka Dot
.Editor Finds Out Where Pattern Got
Its Name.
Although Lord ��Northcliffc, of the
London Times, with a' reputation for
more knowledge than the average encyclopedia, was stumped of the meaning of "polka-dot," as applied to the
cravat he was wearing ere he left
Toronto for the west, the editor of
thc Drygoods Economist has unearthed the solution to the problem.
Three quarters of a century ago a
Bohemian peasant - dance called the
polka, swept thc old world and the
new, creating as much of a sensation
as the one-step and the fox-trot of
todays Everyone talked of thc polka.
Just then some- enterprising manufacturer got out a new style of dark
silk fabric'with contrasting spots or
dots upon it. The rest was simple.
The new fabrics, worn by the fashionables dancing the ^polka, became
"polka' dots," just as later we had
merry widow hats and Alice blue
costumes, and so. on. There were
polka shoes, polka gowns and all
sorts of polka things.
Bacon Exports..7    '-'.'
Thc   value   of bacon.exports from! ?"  "V , ...    .
1- J      A    '���  '      m-m " "     '   *-3A-'rv\'n nnn !'.,lcr- arm ,-aDOUt ��� Wltllin   a
Canada dursng .1920; was $34,000,000.
An active campaign is being conductr
ed by the Department bf Agriculture
in co-operation with the provincial departments to increase trade arid incidentally "to maintain the quality f>i
Canadian bacon,-which years ago-procured for it a steady market iii. Great
Britain. .'���'.,���
Wise husbands are preparing7 their
pocketbooks for the.spring openings.
'= Spain is. said to have nearly'a quarter of a~ million professional beggars.
TrafficHeld'Up?;"'; VvV"
���    '".'-,���. Royal; Carriage.
Queen: -Alexandra ' and    Her- -,Com-
.panions Amused at Experience.
' -An example." of. the frcc-.aud' easy
-way in-which the "British Royal Family movc;about amohgst'thcirSubjects
without.' escort. or - ceremony' was' afforded.- by ah - incident"- which ; happened, in the city a-few days ago.-' .*
- F.e.w. .of-'' the !passers-by< in -Fleet
Street; paid .'particular' attention to, a
lady "whose car -was/held'Up in' the
midst of a iine":of omnibuses' as it
"approached Ludgatc��� -.Circus. '.-
.- .Then "ah - excited woman. standing
at' the. edge of the' pavement ������ waved
yard,or so
of the7 car,.and cried but, for'the benefit X o$i the . -pasBers-by; - "Look, it's"!
Queen Alexandra'held up-in a queue;"
Just; as attention was drawn to'the
spectacle of a Royal carriage arrested
by the. omnipotent hand: of a policeman the traffic opened7 up. Queen
Alexandra and her companions, who
;were driving without an escort, were
seen to be smiling at their taste of
London trafHc problems as their car
swiftly.threaded the.maze of Ludgatc
Circm' '-'���  -.--'-""-.'
Criminals' _R6H_of_Honor.
Men. With Scotland Yard Records
Who Redeemed Themselves in V
. Great War. 7 . , ;. . '
- Sir William Horwood, commissioner of Metropolitan Police of London,
recently issued a roll of. honor of
criminals whb.dicd for England in the
world'war.' .The iis\.includes not.only
^London men, butjiien who were convicted . in - all parts of England, and
whose records were filed at Scotland
Yard.; There arc 283 names,on the
roll,.and ainong them one man gained
the-���Victoria Cross . two-thc^Distinguished !Conduct- Medal,..and' one the
RussiaivQrder.of St!.- George,; fourth
class; , The roll of honor, a' copy, .of
which has"! been sent to" every police
station in'London, is .prefaced by
"the" following quotation' from Pericles'
pra.tion \ tol4. .the -Athenians at thc
.memorial service,to-.those, who., fell
in. the > Pelopoiincsiari " war:' *'Eycn
those -who''come short, in other, ways
may redeem - themselves by fighting
bravely'.for their .country;, they may
blbf-.out the evil with the good and
benefit "the, state, more by" their- public, 'services""than ever they injured her
by  their private actions.".        ���'-,-     -.'
Minard's Liniment. Relieves Neuralgia
'-".-'The counterfeit;.coin, may ,be lead,
[but it's"ha"rd,.:to';-pu'sh;- .7 V'V; -; :';*.'.-;''.
Minard's Liniment for Dandruff
;Wfaat ..yill be the.largest wirelesa
station in the world is. to be erected
at ShaaglUw'-y-' V
��� Prince To Send Winners;-.'.
". The Prince of. Wales was. a .notable
winner, with'his "exhibits- of Shorthorn
cattle and Shropshire, sheep at Bath'
arid West-and.Southern Gbunties-Agr
ricultufaf Show; England, being the
winner of most of the prizes." . He declared his intention of shipping some
of, these farm aristocrats to his ranch
near High River, Alta./wnere there is
already a .fine blooded aggregation.
Soldier Caught
With Czar's Jewelsj
Arrested  When  Attempting to  Dispose of Gems. '. .
A Budapest" despatch says that a
Hungarian soldier who recently returned home from Siberia has been arrested on a charge, of attempting to
dispose of ��300,000 worth, of jeweb-
lery, the-property of the. former Royal
Russian .family.
The suspicions of a .jeweller at
Nagykanisza, a small town south of
Budapest,.were aroused when he noticed that several articles offered for
sale bore a monogram made - up of
"A"- and"""IIL" which indicated that~
the goods once belonged to Alexander
III., father of the murdered Czar.
When he was taken into ' custody
the soldier declared that he had" taken part: in a revolution against the
Soviet troops in Siberia,, arid that
the jewellery was par^of the booty
captured.
How Labrador Was Named
Portuguese v Explorers Thought Natives Would MakeGood Laborers
It is believed that Labrador was so
named because Portuguesc'explorers,
thought the natives would make good
laborers, or because of the labor required to make a living- there. - Tlie
name is- connected with the old Spanish name of labor. The Labrador'
coast was discovered.in the tenth
century" by Leif, the Norseman, but
no explorations were made. It was
again discovered^in 1497 by John Cabot. Explorations and settlements
were made: and ; the peninsula was
named.      " .' .    ���      -
Fortune of a Recluse. ;y
Frederick Staples, who lived 'absolutely alone at ���Newcastle-on-Tyne,
died several months ago from lack of
care and attention.
It has just been announced that.-
this recluse left "a fortune of ��25,000
and that he directed that it be divided in equal shares between thc Salvation Army and the Gordon Boys'
Home.���London Express.
Setting It Right.
Kansas Paper.���We wish to apologize for the manner in which we disgraced the beautiful wedding last
week. "Through an error of thc typesetter wc were made to say "the roses
were punk." What wc should have
said was "the noses .were pink."���
Boston Transcript.    .      , ��� -
BRINGS HAPPY EASE
Don't Endure,Pain.     Apply
The Remedy your'Grandmother used
to, get! "Sure Relief. .   On sale   -
���Everywhere. -
A Good Thing.       .- Rub it in. ���
MONEY ORDERS
. Bur-' your out of town ^supplies whh Do;
minion Express Money Orders. Shr* dollars  costs  three  cecti.. -;
America's Pioneer
.Dog Remedies   -
BOOK  ON
DOG   DISEASES
and Haw to Feed - '
Hailed    Free jo    anr-
Address.by   ths
Author   -
H.   CLAY  GLOV7ER
CO... INC.:   '
J18, West   ,3Ut-strcet,
New York. U.S.A.
. . Electric Engine In Mine.
Art electric storage battery locbmo
tivc, almost automatic   in   operation,
is giving excellent result in. a   coal
mine In Europe.    7. V       VV
;The population of the globe is increasing at the rate of 14,000,000 an-
nuaily., . *.
Cook's Cotton Root ��otf?pofii!&
A. ta/e, rtliaVle rtaulating-
medicine. Sold in throo d��=
nrees ot.strength���No. 1, Six
No. 2, $3; No. 3. SS per bo**
Sold by all druyeisti, or sent
prepaid oa receipt of price.
Fre�� - pamphlet. Address 1
, THE COCfc MEDICINE CO J
TSSeXTO, ONT. (Farsirtr Wliter.)
ASPIRIN
"Bayer" only is Genuine
Warningl     Take no chances with
substitutes for genuine "Bayer Tablets . of Aspirin;.   Unless ycti see th��
name "Bayer".on package or on.tab-.i
lets you. are not getting Aspirin at alL .
la every Bayer package are direction* ,
for Colds, Headache, Neuralgia, Rheti-.
matisra.   Earache, -Toothache, Lumbago and for Pain.     Handy tin boxes .
of twelve tablets    cost,   few    cents.
Druggists also sell   larger   packaggft,
Made   in    Canada.     Aspirin is the
trade mark.(registered in Canada), of .
I Bayer Manufacture ." of   Monoacetk*'
acidester of Sa1ievHe^d��l.
^% ^?'^v��'^ll��^sssiffi^$|
THE    LEDGE,    0BEENWOOD,    B.    Q..
n^ms
Not as Wise as the Squirrels
The Bolshevik Lack of Foresight in
Providing for the Future, r
What Secretary Hughes -has described as the progressive impoverishment of the masses of Russia vhas
continued, and they have arrived at
the'present appalling tragedy. The
consequences      unescapably   ' flowed
Alberta Ships Horses
Trinidad    Business    Firm    Ordered
Them For.Driving Purposes.
-"A trial shipment of Alberta horses
is now on the way to Trinidad, where
they are being sent on an order from
a business firm there which wants
them for driving purposes. Twenty-
three animals, of small build, standing
from the conditions 4hat were artifi-ifrom    fourteen    to    fifteen hands in
World Happenings
. Briefly Told
cially ' established. , Lenine's policy
was not up to the level of "that of the
squirrel which stores against future
need. Lack of rain precipitated the
famine, but its cause lies elsewhere.
Bolshevism reduced production to the
verge of extinction, and there was no
reserve when nature turned slacker.���
From the New York Tribune.
Russian Predicts
A World Triumvirate
New-York State reports 27 cases of
infantile paralysis last month.
"Chicago is experimenting with-a
wireless telephone system connecting all fire and police stations.
Secretary of Labor Davis says the
U.S. Government -can save $50,000
annually' by buying plain pencils
without rubber tops.
Transportation rates on-livestock on
the Pacific Great Eastern' Railway will
be reduced about 35 per cent, immedi-
1 ately.
For thc first time in many years thc
water    in    Lake    Superior is warm
������enough to permit comfortable bathing
at Duliith.
Germany   owed   tlie   U.S.   up   to
April 20 last $240,744,511 for mainten-
'-'ance   of   American   troops "on- the
Rhine.
^Silver Threads Among the Gold"
ballad, with half a centuty of popularity, is still earning $5,000 a year in
royalties.
n Reuter's Melbourne cable says h is
officially stated that' .Australia will
probably send a delegation ��� to the
>_next meeting of the League .of Nations.   ,
Mrs. Wilbur Smith, 84, of Mantua,
N.J., is cutting her third .set of teetlf.
. -A printing plant for counterfeiting
Government doctors' liquor prescription blanks was seized at Boston.
..   The" sum, of $53,875 has been collcct-
���   ed in Port ��A.rthur for infractions of
the  Ontario  Temperance    Act    and
other prohibitory measures since the
closing of the bars in 1916.
Icebergs, three hundred feet high
..and seven hundred'feet long were���seen
off thc Grand Banks of Newfoundland
by passengers on the steamship Columbia which arrived at New York recently. , , '
Twenty-four people 'have been  reported   drowned   in    serious   floods
- which are raging throughout-the prefecture of Yamagata.     Five thousand
houses    have   been    submcrgea and
-forty bridges destroyed by thc floods.
Thc "Dominion Government seaplane
-"D.S," stationed at Victoria Beach,
Lake Winnipeg, was completely destroyed by fire. . Four men on board
had a narrow escape before being rescued by campers. -   .
' Japan has postponed its promised
evacuation of Siberia until stability is
restored, says a wireless message received from Chita, the seat of government of thc Far Eastern republic of
Siberia.
"William,, Widencr, 50, was hurt,
probably fatally, and five other persons living at La -Pel were injured
.���vhen-Widener's auto was-dcmolished
in collision with a heavier car at a
road crossing south of Anderson, Ind.
A trapper named Smith and another
whose name is unknown, are believed
to have been lost in the rapids of
" Black River in the Arctic Circle.
Don. Cadsow," trapper from' Rampart
House, brought thc news of the disappearance bf thc two- men when he
came to Dawson. ���    ,
OF INTEREST
Germany, Russia and United States to
< Form It.
, The world triumvirate of the future
has been pictured as Germany, Russia
and thc United States., Serge Makar-
off, one of the leaders of the revolution of 1906 and now an exile in Paris,
mad^ the prediction in an interview.
'"I am anything but an admirer of
German ideals," Makaroff declared,
"but I can see that thc natural trend
of events ivill bring Germany to the
side of Russia and America as a com-
mcrcial^and military ally."-
.. Makaroff's theory is given wide
credence in the Russian colony of
100,000 here.
Germany is Russia's natural ally
on the west, Makaroff said, because
of the'ir. mutual interests, Russia, hc
declared, is America's ally in thc cast
because she is the only power that
can co-operate with the United States
in the 'Pacific without a clash of
interests.
height and weighing from 700 to 1,000
lbs., bought in the vicinity of Calgary,
are being Shipped as a^ first consignment, and a second lot to make up a
total' of fifty will follow-later.
The shipment is in charge of J. D.
Smith, of the department of agriculture. He will ship from Halifax by
one of the West India, steamer lhTcs,
and after delivering the - animals to
thcir buyers in Trinidad will spend
somc time looking into the future
horse market there and at other points
in thc Indies. If Mr. Smith's investigations are satisfactory, it is likely
that other shipments from Alberta
will bc made in thc near future.
That Dry Cough Is Bronchitis
If neglected, it will weaken thc
throat and perhaps reach thc" lungs.
Nothing surer to help you quickly
Jhan the healing soothing vapor of)
Catarrhozone. Its action is magical,
every, conges ted spot is healed, irritation is soothered away; phelgm and
secretion are cleaned out, all sym-
toms of" weak throat, Catarrh, Bronchitis disappears." Catarrhozone is a
genuine, scientific preparation. Sold
everywhere in three sizes, 25c, 50c and
one dollar for a complete two months
treatment. "Prepared by thc Catarrhozone Co., Montreal.
Use Cuticura Talcum
To Powder and Perfume
An ideal face, skin, baby and dusting
powder. Convenient and economical, it takes the place of other perfumes.   A few grains sufficient.
Sup25e. OiiiUn��t25a��45��c. Ttle��a25e. Sold
throughoutthcDominion. CanadianDepot:
Lt��ii. Umtti, 344 St. Paul St., W., MoatntL
Cuticura Soap *h��YM without mi|.
Guarding Against
X-Ray Dangers
Dangers   Can   Be   Avoided   By   the
��� Adoption of Efficient Protection.
The widespread alarm caused by re-
ccnt^lccounts of the new and unsuspected dangers of X-Rays will be
mitigatcd"~by the report issued by the
X-Ray and Radium Protection Committee formed by doctois, and other
men of science in Great' Britain.
These, dangers concerned the deep
scaled tissues of thc body which were
found to be affected by ."hard" X-Rays
���that is to say X-Rays with a strong
power" of penetration. - The committee finds that the dangers -can" be
avoided -by the adoption of efficient
protection and,suitable^working conditions. Onl^ those who are constantly exposed to the rays are in any
danger and therefore patients who are
tindergoing treatment need 'not' be
alarmed. - Very ' promising results
have beep obtained recently in a London hospital from the treatment of
cancer by means o'f hard X-Rays.
The problem is to select the degree
of hardness which will kill the malignant growth without affecting healthy
tissues, i Although it cannot be said
that a cure for cancer has been dis-
Driverless Auto
Puzzled Police
Ohio
Australia Gets
Strange Weather
Snowstorm Is .Unusual Experience for
People of Antipodes.
A Rcutcr ^ cable from Melbourne
says jtliat thc entire state of .Victoria
has been experiencing very heavy
weather recently, with a considerable
snowfall, followed by a great deal of
rain, even in Melbourne, where such
conditions, are most unusual. Several
ocean vessels are overdue and there is
some anxiety on ^account of coast
vessels.
_ Lieut. Parer, of thc Australian Air
Force, who,, with two companions,
has becn attempting a flight around
Australia, ran into a blinding snowstorm and was obliged to descend.
Air^ Service Were Exhibiting
Radio Controlled Car.
Dayton traffic policemen rubbed
their eyes when a miniature automobile sailed^past all semaphores. There
was  not a soul in 'it.
It was a drivcrlcss radio automobile controlled by a radio in a car 100
feet .behind it.
Thc automobile itself contained no
wireless and it is said to be the
first of- its kind publicly exhibited by
thc radio air service.
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
LESSON FOR AUGUST 21.
CHOLERA INFANTUM
Muskrat Pelts Account For Half of
the Revenue.
During the hunting season of 1920,
covered, an important step towards itrfurs valued at more than two million
lias certainly been takens
Fuel Control Unlikely
Cabinet    Considers    Situation    Calis
. For No Action.
Fuel control b.y thc Dominion* Government during the coming winter is
unlikely. According to Sir George
Foster, ,the question of fuel control
has been under consideration, but apparently the situation calls for no action by~the_fcderal "authorities. ~ Sir
George'pointed out that the Provincial Governments'were in a position
to "appoint fuel controllers if they so
desired. Conditions during the war
were very different from those prevailing at present, he said, and now
there was a supply bf fuel for'those
who wished to purclia.se it.
A Divorce Granted
After many years of patient suffering, you can bc -divorced from^corns,
you can get rid of them completely
by applying Putnam's1 Corn Extractor.
This wonderful old remedy acts in 24  Prospectors Association
h<5urs and never fails.     Refuse a,-sub-
stitutc and lemember '".Putnanrs" is
Cholera infantum is, one of the fatal ailments of childhood. It is a
trouble that comes on suddenly, especially during the summer months,
and unless prompt action is taken the
little one , may soon bc beyond aid.
Baby's Own Tablets are an ideal
medicine in warding off this trouble.
Thcy regulate the bowels and sweeten'the stomach and thus prevent all
the dreaded summer complaiuts.
Concerning them Mrs. Fred Rose, of
South Bay, Ont., says: "I feel Baby's
Own Tablets saved the life of our
baby when shc had cholcra""infantum
and I would not be without them."
The Tablets arc sold by medicine
dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box
from Tlie Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville, Ont.
For Motoring
Or Yachting
the only Painless remedy,
where.
isc every-
1920 Fur Catch
<    Worth Two Millions
American Engineers Visit Cranbrook,
A' party of fifty members of the
American Institute of Mining " Engineers will visit East Kootenay as
the    guests    of    tlie East Kootenay
and .Cranbrook Board of Trade. The party
wiil visit the Sullivan mine and other
points of interest.
Minard's Linment for Burns, etc.
This is, a Short Letter, But It
Proves the Reliability of
Lydia E. Pinkham's-Vegetable Compound,
Bothwell, Ont.���"I was- weak and
rundown, had no appetiLe and was nervous. The nurse who
took care of me told
me to try Lydia E.
Pinkhama   Ve g ��-
table Compound,
and now I am get-
tingstrong. I recommend your medicine
to my friends, and
���j you may use my
testimonial. "���Mrs.
W.J.Brady,R.R.2,
?Jpfl BothwelL Ont
 MfijjgBj   The reason why
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound i3 bo successful in overcoming
woman's ills is because ��t contains the
tonic, strengthening properties of good
��IdVfashioned roots and herbs, which
act on the female organism. Women
from all parts of the country are continually testifying to its strengthening,
beneficial influence, and as it contains
���Eo narcotics or harmful drugs) it is a
Safe medicine for wnien.
'f If yoa want Bpe~J.il advice write
��ydia EL Pinkham Medicine Co. (con-
,_;dentjal), .Lynn, Masa. Your letter
will b�� opened, read, and answered by
women only
Boys and Girls from England
A report has reached Alontreal from
London, England, stating that at thc
"Founder's Day at the \Barnaru*b"s Village Home, Sir H. H. Stilen\an mentioned that thc emigration of boys and
girls to Canada, which was suspended
during thc German submarine campaign, has been resumed, and nearly
500 children had been sent out to join
the 23,000 already in the Dominion.*
dollars   were   sold .by Saskatchewan
trappers.      ; "" '
Muskrat pelts brought the-heaviest
revenue, Chief Game Guardian Fred
Bradshaw states. Sale of these
amounted to $1,009,476.' They sold at
$2 a pelt. Coyote skins were thc next
heavies? item on thc sale list. More
than 18,000 ��of these were sold, bringing a revenue of $294,176.
One of the surprising features of
the statement is that which deals
with _skunk_pelts. _".It__ shows��� that
9,974 of these were sold for $5 each,
bringing returns to trappers amounting to $49,870. "    -
Other animals which produced good
returns for hunters were: Minks,
martins, beavers, black and silver
foxes, weaslcs, * badgers and wolverine s.-
Mr. Braxlshaw says: "The most
noticeable spread is lhat of muskrats,
there being 380,328 pelts less than
weje purchased the year before.
Beaver arc down 500 skips, skunks
show an increase of 4,000, and weasels
display a remarkable increase of
25,000. All varieties orfoxes show a
slight decrease, while the remaining
kinds of fur bearers show.only slight
variations from the catch of 1919."
Between Girls.
The Flapper.���Do you'like May
belle? -
Her Friend.���Well, she has a good
heart.
"Neither do I!"
"COLD IN THE HEAD"
is an acute attack of Nasal Catarrh.
Those subject to frequent "colds in the
head" will find that the use of HALL'S
CATARRH MEDICINE will build up the
System and lender them less liable to colds.
Repeated attacks of Acute Catarrh may lead
to   Chronic Catarrh.
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE is taken internally and acts through the Blood on
thc Mucous surfaces of the System, thus reducing the inflammation and assisting Nature
in restoring- normal conditions.
All Druggists.       Circulars  free.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo,-Ohio.
IS
World's Deepest Lake.
The deepest lake in tire world
Lake Baikal, in Siberia, its area of
over 9,000 square miles being about
equal to Lake Erie in superficial extent; its enormous depth of between
4,000 and 4,500 fcct makes the volume
of its waters almost equal to that of
Lake Superior, and although its surface is 1,350 feet above the sea level
its bottom is nearly 3,000 feet below it.
,   Will Sell Horses After All.
It is now announced that thc Warf
Office is negotiating for the sale of
thc 30,000 army horses in Mesopotamia, which the colonial secretary
said were to be destroyed owing to
the high cost'of bringing them home.
' Thc Teaching of History.
It i? not only supremely important
that the masses on whom_Govcrn-
ments in the last resort depend, should
be educated, but also that they should
be specially versed in-the historical
lessons of their own'and other countries. No other subject is more educative; none is more necessary to the
civic life of-today���yet in most of the
schools of England history is still
abominably taught. * It is really of in:
calculable importance for the future
of this country.���The London Daily
Chronicle.
The height of the Cathedral .at
Cologne, Germany, is 515 feet above
the floor and 525 feet above the
street.
A 35x5 cord tire for automobiles
contains^ 30,000 feet of cord or over
five and a half miles.,- , *
W. ��� R   tT.   13S1
Of the inhabitants" of Mexico less
than one in three can reader write.
Official .Title of Governor-General,
Canada's new governor-general will
bear thc following official-titles: General His Excellency Julian Hcdworth
George Baron Byng of Vimy, Knight
Grand Cross of the Most Honorable
Order " of the Bath, Knight Grand
Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St." Michael and St. George,
Member of the Royal Victorian Order, Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the" "Dominion of
Canada... v ,   .      s       '
The Weed of Fresh Air. '
Every time we breathe we draw
thirty cubic inches of air into our
lungs;- supposing that we take fifteen
breaths a minute for the twenty-four
hours of the day, we use no less .han
648,000 cubic inches of air, whseli
would weigh _over thirty pounds.
One day's supply of air for one human being would be sufficient to fill
1,125 two-gallon cans; a year's supply would weigh more than five tons.
From these figures it may be seen
how necessary it is to keep windows
open so that there may be a continuous supply of fresh air.
For Rheumatic Pains.���The pains
and aches of Sciatica and Rheumatism
should be treated with Dr. Thomas'
Eclcctric Oil. The soothing and healing properties of this famous remedy
have been demonstrated for fifty
years." ~ Use it also for inflammatory
pains, cuts, scratches, bruises and
sprains, cither in human beings or the
lower animals. ���        ""
PAUL PREPARES FOR WORLD
CONQUEST. .
I. The Controversy in the Church at
Antioch (vv. 1-5).
This difficulty was a most serious
one, for it threatened the disruption
of the church into Jewish and Gentile
divisions.
The question was, "Shall Gentile
converts be required to keep the
Mosaic law as' a condition of salvation?" This issue was brought on by
the coming of certain men from Jerusalem who declared, "Except ye be
circumcised after the manner of
Moseys, ye cannot be saved" (v. 1).
Thc question was so, difficult that Paul
and Barnabas were unable to put
them to silencer These Jewish legalists had the letter of the Scriptures on
their side; thcy could point to the
commandments where this was enjoined upon believers (Gen. 17:14).
Paul could-not-point to any Scripture
where it had been abrogated.' If Paul
could plead that Abraham was justified before hc was circumcised, his
antagonist could say, "Yes, but after
justification thc rite was divinely imposed^" Thc b'rethren at Antioch
decided to refer the matter to the
mother church at Jerusalem. Accordingly Paul and Barnabas and
others, wcrc sent as_a deputation to
Jerusalem.
II. Thc Deliberations of the Council
(vv. 6-21).
1. Pclci's speech (vv. 7-11). He
argued that God had borne witness to
His acceptance of the Gentiles by giving the Holy Spirit to them the same
as unto thc Jews.___ Since, therefore,
God had not put a difference it would
bc folly for them-to do so. God's
action in sending Peter unto them was
thc unanswerable proof that there was
no distinction lo be made.
2. Paul and Barnabas rehearse their
"experience (v. 12).      They told how
that God had set His seal of approval
upon thcir preaching of salvation by
grace through faith apart from works,
by thc working of signs and wonders
through them. ,
3. Thc argument of James (vv. 14-
21). He took the fact declared by
Peter and showed how it harmonized
with thc prophecy of Amos. He
showed lhat thc reception of the Gentiles was not in conflict with God's
plan, but in strict harmony therewith. God's plan 'for the ages is as
follows: (1) Taking out from amopg
the Gentiles a people for His" name
(v. 14). This is what is now going
on���the calling out of the church. (2)
After thc church is completed and removed the Israclitish nation will be
converted and restored to thcir land
and privileges by the Lord Himself
at His return (vv. 16, 17). (3) Following this will be thc conversion" of
the-world through'(hc agency of converted Isiael (v. 17; cf. Rom. 11:15).
His judgment was that* the Gentiles
should not bc troubled with things
that arc Jewish, but should be warned
against the perils of heathenism, such
as meat offered to idols, fornication
and blood.
III. Thc Decision (vv. 22-29).
Thc   mother   church at Jerusalem
came to a unanimous agreement and
accepted the resolution offered by
James. Thcy not only sent a letter
stating the decision of the conference,
but took the wise precaution to send
influential men along with Paul and
Barnabas to bear the same testimony
by word of mouth. This letter denied the authority of the Judaizing
teachers. (,_ 24),_ and-declared-the
method by which this decision had
bc.n reached (vv. 25-27).
IV. The Second Missionary Journey
Begun (15:36; 16-5).
1. Contention over John Mark (w.
36-41). Paul was suspicious of Mark
because of his desertion on thc former journey. Barnabas took Mark and
sailed to Cyprus. - Paul chose Silas
and went through Syria and Silesia
confirming the churches. The Lord
thus overruled it to good, for it gave
an opportunity for wider dissemination of $e "gospel.
2. Finding Timothy 16:1-5). ' This
was at the very place where Paul on
his first journey had endured cruel
stoning." Timothy was with Paul
through much of his work'ever afterward, a great blessing to him.
By Marie Belmont.
F
There are so many occasions during the summer when a handsome
wrap is needed that it is always, well
to have a coat that may be adapated
for various uses. The wrap is made
of bolivia cloth, with trimmings of
silk serge. The sleeves are cut in
one with the rest of the coat and they
are distinguished by their wide cuffs.
The coat is slightly bloused in the
front, but is drawn snugly to the figure below the belt. The draped collar, the cuffs and the bulging pockets,
are made of blue silk serge that contrasts well with the beige bolivia
cloth. Beige stitching enhances their
beauty.
DELICIOUS  AND   REFRESHING
P* VERY little movement
means'more thirst.
THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
0 Toronto and Winnipeg
The Doctor As Teacher
First Qualification Is Learning To
Value Humanity. -n "-"
The doctor is in some ways very
closely allied to the teacher, and his
patients often hold him in a regard
which has no counterpart except that
of pupil for master. It is incumbent
upon him that he learn and value
the worth of humanity. That is the
first quafificaton. Afterwards he
must know, also, the lineaments of
health,-and must labor to discover the'
earliest shadow of disease which falls
on them. If that fundamental atti-.
tude is secure, the Test, the precise
methods of diagnosis, thc laboratory
technique, the classification and codification of disease, will be seen and
valued at their true worth.���London
Times.
Largest Paper-Making Machine.
Canada claims the largest paper-
making machine in the world. It has
been erected in the plant of the
Abitibi Power & Paper Co., When
operating at full capacity it will make
a sheet of paper 18 feet wide and 200
miles long every working day. It will
produce 85 tons of newsprint per day,
and to feed it the pulpwood- from 14
acres of land will be required daily.
Pride and Prejudice
People in London Starve Rather Than
Take Charity.
Eight starving people have been
picked up in the streets of London
during the past few days and-taken
to hospital. * It is a biting commentary on the age. London is the richest city in the world; the machinery
for relieving distress in this country
is vast, expensive and complicated,
the outcome of generations of concentrated thought, acres of statistics,
tons ofBlue Books. Yet in defiance
���so it seems���of all this, a certain
human pride prefers starvation. Our
polished machinery lacks just that
note of human sympathy in its administration for which our weak nature
craves, and until it requires that note
respectability and pride will continue
to starve by choice. It is probably
wicked and wrong, but it is human.���
London Daily Express.
. The Southerland Waterfall, in New
Zealand, clears 1,905 feet in three
leaps, and the Yosemite, in California,
2,600 feet in three, the first of which
is 1,600 feet. In the rainy season the
three are united in one fall.
People Eat Too Much Salt
A--physician, speaking to his fellow
practitioners at a meeting in Chicago recently, warned~against the excessive use of salt. He said that
fifteen or twenty grains of salt a day
made the maximum which should be
^aken into the human system, yet that
from a' hundred to four hundred
grains are taken by some persons,
counting the quantity found' in salt
foods.
Thousands of people hear better
with their left ear than with > their
right. The constant use of the telephone is given as the cause of this
peculiar development.
CHANGEOFWATER
WAS THE CAUSE OF
DIARRHOEA
Some schools of mackerel are half
a mile wide and twenty miles long
and arc estimated .to contain one
million barrels of fish.
He who is wedded to art should
have a model wife.
Minard's   Liniment
where
for  sale   every*
People moving from place to place
are very much subject to diarrhoeaon
account of the change of water, climate, diet, etc.    Prompt treatment with
DR. FOWLER'S
EXTRACT OF
WILD STRAWBERRY
in such cases relieves the pain, checks
the diarrhoea, and thus does away
with the suffering, the weakness ancl
often-times collapse associated withan attack of this kind. Tt does this
by checking the too frequent and irritating stools, settling the stomach and
bracing up the weakened system, thus
rendering it without a peer for thc
treatment of all bowel complaints of
both old and young.
Mrs. Ernest S. Beaton, Grayburn,
Sask., writes:���"Coming out here from
_the_East, my-two-Iittlc-girls took very���
sick,-the change of water, etc., giving
them diarrhoea. ^ Thcy were so pale,
and used to vomit" everything they
would take, so I finally got a bottle
of Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild
Strawberry, and I must say it certainly helped them. I have also used
it when my children were teething
and it is all you claim for it."
76 - years  reputation  stands  behind -
this remedy.     Price, 50c   a   bottle.
Put up only by The T. Milburn Co.,
Limited, Toronto, Ont.
Signor Xitti, Italy's ex-premier,
habitually, smokes 40 cigarettes and
10 cigars a day.
One of the commonest complaints
of infants is worms, and the most effective.application for them is Mother
Graves' Worm-Exterminator.   -
Working the Censor.
A schoolgirl was required to write
two hundred words about a motor
car. She submitted the following:
"My uncle bought a motor car. He
was out riding in the country when
it busted going up a hill. The other
ISO words are. what my uncle said
when he was walking back to town,
but I know you wouldn't want me to
repeat them."���London Opinion.
After you know some people well
you are apt to regret the politeness
you wasted on them.
The Brooklyn Bridge towers S
(New York) are 287 feet in height,
thc spire of Trinity Church, Broadway, New York City, three feet less,
or 284 feet tall.
One of the oddest periodicals in the
world is a monthly paper devoted entirely to the interests' of rheumatic
sufferers.
By making your purchases from
your home merchant you are contributing direct to the prosperity of
the community ia which you Ihre.
At the burial of a.London man his
six dogs, draped in black, followed the
cortege.
Not Specified.
"I want a shave," said the determined looking man, as he climbed
into thc barber's chair. "I don't
want a haircut nor a shampoo. Neither
do I want any bay rum, witch haxeL
hair tonic, hot towels or face massage.
I don't want the manicure lady to
hold my hand,, nor the bootblack to
fondle my feet, I just want a plain
shave with no trimmings. Do you
understand that?"
V'Yes, sir," said the barber, "will
you have some lather on your" face,
sir?"���New York Sun.
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S. Depends not only upon the tha* of Lubrication
3 but the kind of Lubrication.     , " ^
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The IsTfest b����Ukr of worm gears in the E
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Contois Ne Adds E
We are hungry because the cells
and tissues all over the body are calling for nourishment, and their call is
They are proof against hefct ��n& cassset break down or squeeze out
la the Panama Castl Esnerirenejf Dana, the million pounds rest ou
��a unbroken ftha of V/HlTMORE'S,
After an exhaustive teat the U.S." Army eeatra����ed for its exclusive
us*. Manufactured by Tfha WMtmore Maanfacrarmg Co., Lubricating Engineers, Clevelasd, Oh!��.
3
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x Cenadian SeHies Agmits 5
1     Toronto      Wlxmip^r      Segtisa      Montreal     I
J known as "hunger,"
m MsVvmat Ava. Stst,
��� TtfcyltMa *SSf*.
j 3iimHiltIUlI8fmff!|liiiglti*g^
Xcgics AddErMs���
S���� $s*e& St. Hartfc. XXX
iifwiiiiiiini
THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
THE LEDGE
Is $2.50 a year strictly in advancei or ��3
when not paid for three months or more
have passed.. To Great Britain and the
United States ��3., always in advance.
G. W. A. SMITH
Lessee
STUDEBAKER ROAD BOOSTERS PASSED THROUGH GREENWOOD LAST FRIDAY
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal aud Oil  Notices     y.do
Estray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks     1.00
Certificate of Improvement  i?.5f>
(Where" more  than   one claim ap-  -
pears ir notice,  $5.00 for  each additional claim.)
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 insertion. ' "        ���      ���
Hi
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
t hat the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
n    -h.iv ������---1 -ihiims
��-v ��a&
"���"*��l?"����
A man is known by the company
he keeps out of.
The best time to catch soft water
is when it is raining hard.
It is easy for a man in health to
preach patience to the sick.
It's all the same to the hen
whether we say "sit" or "set."
We're never to old to wish we
could go wading in the creek again.
"Who ever heard of a picnic
���without "somebody sitting in the
pie? 	
A barking dog may never bite,
but death by fright lasts just as
long. ���
Girls nowadays must be ashamed of their ears; they never show
them.
Leave growling to dogs; they
do it better no matter how hard
you try.. ....
Beware of excesses of any kind;
Learn, like the horse, to-say
"neigh."   '
Daylight saving appears to bo
the only saving a good many folks
.can make."
Freckles, may have their place,
but it does seem too bad "to cluster
them on a pretty, girl's nose. V.
Studebakep Light-Six carrying- transcontinental highway message
��� Ik the spring a-young man's
fancy, may 'turn to thoughts of
love: but in ..the fall wood is the
burning question; ...
.. A child's. questions may   seem
silly, but on  the, way we answer
-them may-depend  success -or- fail-
lire all through life..7r' ���, ��� "���.">/-:.,'
"Jes' Call Me Jim"
The tall redwood forests around
. Santa .Cruz..- Cal., formed'iithe setting for the big woods scene, in
\"Jes' Call;.Me;'Jim,'^V.the new
Qoldyn picture V starring ..Will
Kogers which will be shown'at the
Greenwood' Theatre': on". Saturday,
August 20.' .Little Jimmie Rogers,
age four, has a. prominent part in
the picture.. The tiny" tot, alone
Jn the great forest, makes a' prayer
for the recovery of his Pad "who."is
ill. .The big woods, form anjdeal
setting for the cabin of, *-'Jim?-' :'and
for the subsequent scenes in. which
tha fugitive "Paul" hides :away
from the posse pursuing him.: V
7 Enjoyable; Dance
The G��� W. V. A, Dance iti the
7 .Masonic Hall was, as anticipated,
' a very enjoyable affair, although
there was not as many present as
. on previous .occasions.   Visitors
and. residents who  danced   and
spectators all enjoyed" immensely
the hospital jty pi the G. W.V'��� A..
. Bush's:';.orchestra V.was' -at-Vtheir
best and-all who know -what that
means will realize.that the music
could not be.Vsurpassed.   G.  S.
.Walters, made   a capable.: fioor
inanag-er, and had things .well ie
7 hand - all the time, and kept the
/dancers, busy..;-. The; supper' by
Mrs. A/xamwasall that could be:
desired.,'. V-77V,VV V
Carrying a transcontinental road
building?message to His Worship,
Mayor Gale, of Vancouver urging
him to use biz influence among
organizations throughout the province in behalf of an All-Canadian
highway to extend from Halifax
to Vancouver, W. G. Palmer,
sales manager of the Studebaker
Corporation of Canada, Ltd., and
M. F. Rigby, advertising manager,
arrived in Greenwood on Friday
morning at 11:09, enroute to Vancouver which city they reached on
Monday. The car which they are
driving,   a   Studebaker   Light-Six
attracted considerable attention on
the streets of this city, due to the
conspicuous lettering on its sides.
At the present time, as people in
this district are aware, many
motorists bound for the"- Pacific
coast, take a route through - the
State of Washington. As a result
the interior of British Columbia
sutlers from the loss of this travel.
It is to stimulate interest in the
completion of those roads which
will permit through travel that
Messrs. Palmer and Rigby are
making their tour. They report a
very   mponsive   interest   in   the
to Mayor Gale of Vancouver
movement at every point they have
visited. -
The message bearers left Calgary
on July 11, driving north to Edmonton then east via Saskatoon to
Winnipeg. From that city, they
drove* weat through the southern
sections of the^ Prairie Provinces,
stopping- at Brandon, Regina-
Moose Jaw, Medicine Hat and
Lethbridge. The message they
are carrying has received the support of automobile clubs all along
their route, and in addition it has
been endorsed by the chief executives in all of the principal cities"
in the Prairie Provinces.
It is almost as difficult for some
women to get their hats on in the
evening .as it is for the men to get
theirs on in the mornsng.    ._
Send Your
BOOTS  and  SHOES
To
GEO. ARMSON, Grand Forks,
The., 20 th Century Shoe Repairer
All work aiid material  guaranteed.    We
pay postage one way.   Terms' Cash.
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF YALE
HOLDER AT GREENWOOD .
IN PROBATE: 1
IN THE ESTATE of GUY ALBERT
7 SOUTHERN, Deceased, AND IN THE
7 MATTER of thc Administration Act.
TAKE .NOTICE that by an'Order of;His.
Honour Joint.R. liro'wu, Jiidjre' ofsaid "County
Court, made the Sth day of August, 1921,1 was
appointed'Administrator of tlie- Estate of Gtiy
Albert' Southern, .deceased; and all parties
having claims'" against the said Estate arc
hereby required to furnish siuue, prouerly verified, to me on or before the.20th day of Sep-'
tember,' 1921: and all'parties indebted to the
said Estate are required 10 paly, the amount" of
their indebtedness to me foctli.with.       -���- 7 -
-I>:ised al Greenwood, B.C., August,-' 11th,
1V21.    "'     '..,".���        '-���',   -
*     ��� "CHARLES KING;'
.-.        -. "       .' Official Administrator.
"Pussyfoot", Johnson,-the great
temperance leader, said at a dinner
in Washington: "We have got to
have prohibition for the drunkard's own benefit. Nothing but
prohibition will cure drunkeness.
Tell a drunkard that- alcohol will
ruin him morally, financially, physically, and. every other way, and
he'll answer-you very much as the
girl "answered her'' young man.
This young man a student of medicine, drew back one evening from
a long embrace, and said thoughtfully: .'It's quite true,,you know,
that there.are microbes in kisses.'
'Oh, the:- sweet little . darlings!'
cried the girl ecstatically, and she
threw herself again into his arms."
7,   MINERAL ACT
��� 'X . '���'.   - "'."(form.f)'"'   *   ":_������  :_ '
Certificate of'Improvements.
���., .."V    '    notice    ,,;.'.   '"/."
"WATERLOO Xo.-3"' Mineral Claim, situate
. iii_the_Gr.een_w.ood Mining'. Division of .-Yale
,  " "District.      ;       " '       ."'      .' ��� .-" "    .
-. ' Wlierclocatcd: " In T.,if,.itninp. Peak"Camp.-
��� TAKE NOTICEaliat I, Isaac.U. Hallett, Solicitor, as Affeitt for Charles Morgan Kingston,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 2'J1S3C, aud.Franciu
Edward Scnd'ell, Free'-Miner's Certificate No.
532S5C. intend, sixty daysfrom lhe date hereof^
to apply'to tuC'Miniuff Recorder" for a Certificate of.-Iniprovemeuts,- .for'-the purpose of
obtaining a Crown-Grant of the above claim. .
,'v." And further, take' iioticethat action,' under
Section.85,-must' be.'commenced, before, the
issue of such Certificate of Improvements. ���
'.- Dated'this 22nd day of JnljvA. D. .1921. .7���.,-.
.7 '-'���  ''���".-.,     7 I. .      , I.IH. HALLETT.   '-
LAND ACT
Notice,of IntCBiion to AsHy to Purchase Land
la Fairview Land District; Recording District of SImilkameen.;and situate atout 7
miles West of Midway, B.C.i.aad one.mile
'���   North or Meyers. Creek. ;7
"."':' TAKE' NOTICE.'"that ;rr:iiik, KojWrts, of
Kettle Valley. D.C.. occ'ujiation.farrin>r.'intends
to apply for (tcni.iwmi tDpurchase the following" ilcscrilMnl land-;: Cununeiiciiig at a jx>st
plantedTat ihe. Sotith . Ea-t corner jkkI of Lot
SOI*, ihon.ci-West'7u;.chains, thence Suulli_ 40
cliains..thence East "0 chain'., "thence North 40
chains' to pointof cbmineucontcni-'apid coutain-
ing 240 acres nioratir.le.*. ""-->. -. 7 ' 7-;, .
',    Dated.July;26tli^'lMi:-"..: -    '-"   .. . 7. -
"'  *" "" .'"-fK'AXK'-ROUKRTS.'-;
IN THE MATTER of tlie Estate of
ROBERT THORNTON LOWERY,
. Deceased     ':-���
The Little Darlings
Though the wagon" tongue is
silent, it always gets there ahead
of.the rest of the outfit.
ASSAYER
E. W. WIDDOWSOJN, Assayer and
Chemist, Box" biioS, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
$i.2S each. Gold-Silver -$1.75. Gold-
Silver with Copper or Lead $3.00. Silver-Lead $2.00. Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00.
Charges ibr other metals,- etc;, on application. ������: -7  : V""
J, P. MORGAN
Dealer in  Second-hand Furniture
and Clothes, Metals,,Sacks,
Horses,  Cattle,  Etc.
BAKER STREET.
NELSON
TREMONT HOTEL
NELSON,  B.C.
Nicel3'' ttiruished "rooms, by the   ..
day, week'or month .
F. Nilsori
Probrietor
NEW  GRAND  HOTEL
-   616-Vernon St. Nelson
Brick building and finely furuished]rootns
JOHN blomberg    -   r Proprietor
PALACE AUTO LIVERY AM) STAGE
;''.''';-'.'.;-       ., -VW. H. DOCKSTEADER, PROP-  /
Auto Stage twice daily to Midway  hieeting _Spokane,. Grand
���Fpit-ka''and Nelson train,  leaving:-Greenwood-at 8 a.m..  ���
For .Oroville, Wenatchee and Princeton leaves Green wood, .3 p.m.
Fare 81.50: Each Way. .Hand Baggage -'.Free;    Trunks Carried.
.  Express and HeavyDraying/ .  ..-*-;.'"...'��� Auto's; for hire Day or Night
-V;. "������; .7 We- carry Tires,'-Oils,- Greases.  Hay 'aiid Grain V V
f Off ice Phone 13VV}.' 7 ; .   Residence Phone 3L
AlI-per-~o!is fiavinir'any:claims or demands
ap-ainrtt RoUrrt Thorntuii.Lbwery.latebf Green-
n-oml. rj.C. Pnbli-in-r, wlib <li��J ontlie 3nh da.v
wf.May. 1921. arc rcjuired t<> -send by po-=t prepaid, or" deiivcr to Wiiltt'r Rol>crt .b^wdney,
Greenwood. U.C...the Escrutor of'ihe last Will
and Teitameiit' or said Roliert -Tliornton
Low-cry. Ooct'a.-pd. full particulars -'wf their
claims and the natnr. of tlie'.'fspcuritirs ;if any.)
lit-ld'by them. Ami nutice is lici'olsy .triten that
after the'stb cay of' Septe'mtier. 1>J21. the"said
Execnior will iiroCi.-i.i'd to distribute x'r.e- assets of
the said Deceased anions the p-er^ms ent:tl._-d
thereto. Isavitts, reprard -only to ::hc' claims of
which lie shall Save,bee�� ffirta.riotUv,'-"" :; ~-i. 7
."7" -Dated at Greenwood.-IJ.C. this "Sfith-'day- of
Julv.'r.��21,';''.'. .       .. ���    .'."'.���'-.'   ' .,,"
���.".'-', '���-.'".'.���'' ?��� ir..HALL'KTT..,'     -,l'-"'
. ;7'.~: ���������  Solicitor for the Executor,
^iHIGGlNBOTHAifl
~-::V X':XX:.(Excert OpticiaaJ'V.V-^V;
V;;:.'V'V:-V7G^AD'uATiE;:'7:i"';:^VV':-
"'.TVpPTfCiAR- AKDL>pPIOHETR?ST,.V'
fK.W.;.C. BlocK'vV---;;.V
HsJsohj
teen^ Forests-^re a^
'���'x:]-[.MmnSy:[y'/-- [[y':.x'iX;.: '':"'- .\:K--';:;:yx
fhe ;share!idlders include, directly pr indirectly, every
v citizen in tills Province;   v     :yr"
Dividends arev shared directly :by every individual
;.;:' v-    wihotesides^jn British Goiumfeia;"
Each tree is worthy of jpresefvatton; and7 means ern-
.���';.'   ployment to someone^ sooner or later.
^Novrimber substitutes has been found, but timber
provides substitutesifpr many articles,   v^v
The Lumber trade is called the barometer of British
Columbian prosperity, '
Keep the mark set high; destruction; of the Forest
ent forest Fires
DR. J. M. BURNETT
Ptiyslcian and Surzeon
Hospital Phone 90.   Residence-Phone 69
GREENWOOD. B.C.
000000000<X>OOOOOCrOOOOOOOOO
T.    THOMAS
CLOTHES CLEANED
PRESSED AND REPAIRED:
TAILOR - GREENWOOD
6o^^OO<X>OOtK>0<*OOOOOOiO<KVOOO
JOHN GRASSICK
Watchmaker and Jeweler
GRAND FORKS
Mail your watch  for Repair and I will
mail it back.   Charges are tnoierate.
C. 1/V M EGG ITT
GRAND FORKS, B.C.
Dealer in Farm Produce, Railroad Ties,
Cedar Poles, and Fence Posts, Farm and
Fruit Lands For Sale.* List your lands
with me,   Have a buyer for good ranch
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Mlnlmum*pric�� of first-class land
reduced to %5 an acre; aftcond-cjwu to
12.60 an acre.
Pre-emption now conflned to surveyed lands only. " . " -
Records will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
And which is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
arrange -for adjacent pre-emptions
With Joint residence, but each making
n��ceBsary_lniprovemenU on respective
claims. ^ ���
. Pre-emptors man obcupy claims for
��_������ y����/�� and make Improvements'to
Talue of $10 per aore, including clearing and cultivation of at. least 5 acres,
before receiving Crown Grant.
Where pre-emptor In occupation not
lesathan 8 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, -because of ill-health, or other'cause, be
granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.
Records without permanent residence may be issued, provided appll-
-' SftBf mak*a taprovementa to extent of
1100 per annum and records same each
year. Failure to make improvements
or record^same will operate as forfeiture. .Title cannot be obtained in
���'...!?��? B Jr��*r��. ��-nd Improvements
of WO.OO per aore. Including 5 acres
cleared and oultivated, and residence
or at least .J years are required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may^eoord another pre-emption, if he
requires land in conjunction with his
-^SimJ Wi*0?1 *��tual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made
52? /�����1,<1��nce maintained on Crown
granted land, ,    ; / ������.-_
^JSi'^K'i "?*������ ?ot ��ceedln5 io
fuf!"; 'i^i.)". ���1*Mf* *��� homesites;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
For graslng and industrial purposes
areas ��soesdlng 140 acres may &
UH?,d b/ ��.n# Pe��on or company.
tVmiS; {?��&** ��p >n<����strlsJ sites on
timber land not exceeding to acres
S^fcJJPUfohasea:-conditions Include
payment of stumpaga. ���    ���
h��N5tVIifil���-to!:y JttwWow��: inaccessible
-y/.?.,*tln.�� ro*ds *"��T *>��� purohaaed
conditional upon construction of a road
to them.   Rebate of one-half of cost of
Irici. .is0mad2'#dln* '^ ��f pDrehM*
PRK.BMPTVM'_ FRsTK QUANT*
^ ACT. " **
JiliS.'^i?* ? ""^ 4# ,B ��nl��r������ to
/P* wlffi.,H:,,^?I."J*,w's Forces.   The
tip* within whloh the heirs or devlJees
����� �� ,_,��oeased pre-emptor may apply
rrom forgone year from the death of
���uch psrspn, as .formsrly. until  ,����
���mpttonfmordei^ur /une ��6. _9?8
Taxes are remitted for five yeaVs.
Provision.for return of moneys ac-
i*n'ffl,ialii^ilbM.n V14 uinet August
A YJ}U02*t��$2lYai.ot P*ym��nts. feel
%^K!S.f,,L*oldl���^��� Pr��-��mptions.
^���?fLff .HfVSfPtfi !�� Purchase
Allied
���Ut-WROHAjlJJM 0F.4R0WN I
���<��ZP2��n��&   "(?*   "*mOM     Of
SJ23J5 f_SJ* tflf ����b-P����hasers of
- Crown- Lar.ds,-aoquuiB|r- rights from-
purchasers who failed to* oompleU
purchase, inrolvlng forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purofcaii, ��H-
tere-taadtuMc Wher* stt|>-pura��5S.
���rs do not oialSwhol* of ortffnal par-
*���-  ^dlstrlbutsd   proportioaate^   orer
;      QRAZINO.    * ���
Qraalng. Act 1��19. for sysUmatlo
development o? Hvesfock IndusOySS:
vides for graslng districts and range
administration under. Commissioner.
Annual graslng-permits Issued based
on numbers ranged: priority fojf established . owners.' Stock-owners m��
rorm Assooiatlona for rang* manue>
ment. Free, or partially free, BerSts
for setUsrs. campers ar iarawdlwi, w
The Consolidated Minin
g & Smelting Co;
of Canada, Limited
Offices, Smelting and Refining Department
TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS: AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver,' Copper and Lead Ores
Producers    of    Gold, "Silver,   Copper,   Blueston'e,   Pig   Lead   and Zinc
"TADANAC" BRAND ,
LEDGE ADS. BRING RESULTS
X4c4c4c t-******** '*��� 4��* * * *+* 4*��!��++4��
2*
Cbe fiumc Rotel
nelson, B.C.
The only up/to/date Hotel in the interior,   First-class
in every respect,  .
CENTRALLY LOCATED
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in
each room.
ROOMS WITH PRIVATE BATHS'.
CUISINE AND SERVICE THE BEST ~
First Class Cafe and Barber Shop
/     75   SAMPLE ROOMS
Steam Heated; Electric Lighted.
N.
RATES $1.00 per day and up;'European Plan.
Bus Meets all Trains and Boats.
+
For
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Uob Printing I
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% ���Economy and Satisfaction %
% combined -with Promptness =S
B are the features which go to Jf
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B Letterheads, Noteheads,       %
ZZ. (Ruled or Plain) -' "3
B Envdopes, Billheads, g
rr (aii sizes)  : n    -       ,      .       ss
g        ^   Statements, Business Cards, %
B Posters, Dodgers, Etc., Etc. %
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PHONE 29       1
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GOLUMB/A
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO END OF DECEMBER, 1920 '
Has prodoced Minerals valued as follows;   Placer Gold, $75,944,203j Lode
Gold, 8102,753,823;_Silver, $53,668,284; Lead $4G,637,22i; Copper/$161,513,864; . v
Zinc, $19,896,466; CJoal and Coke, 8212,573,492; Bnilding Stone, Brick.'Cement,
etc., $32,168,217; Miscellaneous Minerals, etc., $1,037,408; making its Mineral
Production to ihe*��nd of 1929 show an . 7^ "
^;VAffl[regate Value of $706,192,978
for Year Ending December, 1920, $35,543,0
;   The  Mining v Laws of this Province "are more liberal and Ihe fees lower
ihan; those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any colony in the British
-Empire. ..."'.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained  by developing such properties, the security
of which is guaranteed by Crown Grants.
.., Fnll information, together with mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained
gratis by addressing���    -
TSE HON. THE MINISTER OF
''Kf- VICTORIA, British Columbia.

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