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-Vol.   XXVII.
GREENWOOD,  B.  C.,- THURSDAY.  WAY 26,   1921.
���'TgfrJFE^OTrvKgggragyirg? tf fynf
ise furnishings,  Hardware,
Kitchen Utensils, Etc,
'my a
Made to Measure Suit
Quite a   substantial   reduction in prices
Yonr- niea'snre   taken   by   one
. who learned the business
g| We can fill your wants for:���
.     RASPBERRIES,    &c.
Also a full Jine of "���
1   LEE & BRYAN Phone 46
' Chief Fraser has, re'.ur. ed from
Princeton. i
LOWERY,   PUBLISHER,   DISS!    The Late Joe. Wagner.
Came to Kootenay; District 30 years ago.   Buried by the
Old Timers' Association in Nelson
^ .Real Estate & Insurance ��
fs -,. ?,;
% Life, Fire, Health, Accident
Automobile   .,
Fishing; Season Is Now '0i
rrrrnct^aMntugii.-^'^pcj.mJipT >**-mwmt<i
Best  Companies in   the  World
Enquire  as  to Rates
Ranches  For Sale
-   Auctioneer
Call  And  See
-JfiAwLiEb aim*
Everything  in  Fishing  Tackle
Before you  send that spring order  look over      1
our stock  of |
Prints, Flannelettes, Boys and
Ladies ^ Hose,  Etc.
They will  please you  in every respect
Ii! Shell or tfickel Frames
Pot up in a neat Spring Covered Case
-���"-'��� ""i~7.Go Vir.ft ir'AiCx
Watchmaker      Jev/eler       Optician
g 6
The WINDSOR HOTKL is heated witLj_ steam
and-electricity. Fine sample rooms. A comfortable home-for tomisls and tiaveHeis Touch the u
wire if you wane rooms reseived. The buffet is P
replete with cigars, cigarettes, cooling beverages, o
buttenuilk and ice-cream. 2
0 0
Watchmaker and jeweler
Mail  your watch  for Repair ami I will
mail it back.    Chaiges are moderate.
w��-   ifir  IW��ZiZ!l��!tl I   I
Dealer in Farm Produce, Railroad Tics,
Cedar Poles, and Fence Posts, Farm and
Fruit Lands For Sale. List your lands
with me,    Have a buyer for good finch
Burns' Shamrock Pure Lard
Burns* White Carnation Shortening
For Cakes and Pastery
Wholesale Distributing Branch, for West Kootciay District, NELSON. B.C.
Packing  Plants  at
Calgary       Edmonton       Retina       Prince Albert       Vancouver   ���,
Gray & Clerf, Props.-
Commencing at 8:15 p.m.
Wallace Reid
-*;���  m r
. -   COUPONS ���-
We will cash 3'our Victory Loan
Coupons or place them to your credit
in our Savings Bank where they will
draw interest at 3% per annum.      ���   _���
paid-up capital
Reserve fund
greenwood 3ranch,-l.
��� *      $15,000.000
Brav.Jcr=, Mamgcr.
A Drama of L'irqwcstioned  Excellence
IJi\c Reels
Charles  Chaplin
A Night in a Show
For Sale
Overland Car in perfect running
condition.    Apply
G. S. Walters .motored   up the
Kettle river ou Subday.
D. K. .McKenzie^s  spending-   a
few weeks at Vane- aver.
c524,O0O   has   bec-n   gr.mlotl   to-
this district for ro;id work.
D. R.  McElmoa . spe:n   a   few
days at" Beaverdeli this A*eok.
H. II. Sawyer, ot Carmi, spent
a few days iu town last wec-k.
N. Morrison k-i\ on Sunday to
spend a few weeks .\t the coast.
Geo. Hambly left on tbi- fiistof
the week for the north cnuiry.
W. C. "Wilson leit ou Wednesday ou a short business trip to thc
Cranberry Creek fridge and a
section of the r>/ad has .been
washed out.       " x\
Mr. and Mrs. J. '��. Carlson, ot
Burke, Idaho, are- renewing acquaintances iu towjj.
There is now an exchange oi
mails between the) Midway post
office and Greenwood via stage.
Get your wall pa^or at manufacturers prices. See the 1921
samplescat Goodeve's Drug Store,
C. Manahau, of Wiunipeg-, who
has been touring- ' B.C. is thc
guest of his cousin Mrs. G. A.
Renddl'. /
Mis. C. T. Fenner and soj, returned on Thnisuay uiorniag-
from visiting' ineeds in Grand-
Tbe Victoria Day Celebration
in Grand  Forks  was one  of the
that city.
Mrs. Wm.- Madden 'and three
children of Robsart, Sask., arrived in town last Friday and will
reside here
���   Mrs. G, A. Rendell has return
ed   from   a   month's  sojourn   to]
Merrit, Penticton, Vernon,   Vancouver ami Victoria.
J. C Carruthors, Kootena}' and
Boundary representative for Turner, Beeton & Co , was in town
the first of thc week.
Six men while working ou
Fy. L. Steves' log drive last w-:jek
had a oarrow escape from drowning by the boat capsizing.
P. H. McCurrach left last Sa-
turclay_Tor Rossland where he
wilj spend .six weeks relieving
the Government Agent at tnat
Oscar Lachmund, mining engineer of Spokane, was in town
on business last Saturday. He
was accompanied by his son,
Miss Sarah McCalium aud Miss
Ruby Smith, oi Grand Forks,
are among the successful, candidates at the recent Normal examinations in Victoria.
The~Indenrndeiit Meat Market
is now o'jen all the time. We
carry onlv thc best-stock procurable tn fresh meats, hams and
bacon, lard, sausages, head
cheese, etc.
A b'g show at the Greenwood
Theatre ou Saturday night commencing at S 15 p.m. sharp.
Wallace Reid ib -'The Dub" a
drama in five reels, and Charlie
Chaplin in "A Night in a Show."
Empire Day ^passed quietly in
Greenwood. Flags were hoisted
on all public buildings and mail}
"residences displayed the Uuion
Jack.    The   day   was   ideal   for
! picnics and celebiations and niany
11 ���
Altti- a lingering ilinpis of inn 11 j (retiring from the  newspapei
���rt.     l..'V.l�����l"      T>    K    -'..   T>l   -I
month-, '-Colonel" Unhirb Thou,
ton Lowt ry pnFped aw.iy at tho
(Jiai.d Folks horpital at G o'clock
on Fri lay, May 20lh. l'!)2t, from
uiopc-y. Ho had been a pationt at
the .Jio^jjital foi1 ovor a year and
diuiiif; rft'jcnfc wei'ks Iiir light was
k'iown to be nipidly giymnf-ring.
Tii-' late Mr. Lowcry was bum
in IJuJlon County, Ontario. G2
yp?.i-h .'j^o Tie caino t-j Rfitish
Col��ui'>i,i 30 yoais  ;igo and   .nub-
lishcd m my papei.=, editing thin
papei ffi- 15 \,oars in Gu-cnwood.
He was i'<ivpr rnanicd and   i�� sur
vived   by   fcv^o   nn^\<i   and   tlsreo i May
nc-Fs and l^asfd Tho Lpdgo
In  190,0 100 i   tho  Colon p1
lif-hed  i>   book  P'tlb'd   Float
61 iii book Urf r-aid:    "T   hive
the    father    of     ejjht   Kootenay
papers."     Some   of   Mie^e  papers
ate ttt'H-knovm.    Loweiy'a Golden
Claim wis  publishod   at   Rowland
in l?i)S: Lowc-ry'h Claim   in   Van
uoiivfr.    Nf*w Denver and Xt'li-on,
| copies of which  sire  still   in great
demand;   Tlie    Paystrenk.   Sandon
and Cody. 1696; The  Kloean Drill,
Sloe-in. 1000; The Nuggot.,  Pophr.
1900; The Ozon.igvani.  V��nconvn\
brothers ieliding in Ont.nio
"Coionpl"'    Lowi-ry    has   ru^de
millions laugh, with   his  wi'u  arid'
'humor and is.kuowu  all  over .the
provinee for his vpivatiJo writings.
Eie   had   l>ppn   in   the   newspaper
busiiiesr. for over  forty  yoaifi and
was ono of -tho' few who had  mad a
=uccess of it.    FTi-; .early   life  was
spent  in   l'etrolia,   laier going  to
Toronto whore he \\its interested in
a job punting office     Ho did   not
btay long at this woivk foi he found
business   quift    and   returned   to
Pttiolia,     iMid     along     with    his
01 other  Bill,   slaited   tho  Peferolia
���Topic about   18SG.    A   few years
later  he  disposed  of  his interest
and went to Sflulfc St. Marie where
ho opened a stationery store. About,
this time he heard  the call  of the
West   and eaU-y  in   1S91   reached
���Vancouver aud on   May  26, of the
same year he made his first appearance in Nolsou.    In '92 and ''93 be
190-3.    Tb9   Similk'iniPen
Thi latter piace he mada his west-
��'ii debut in the jouriialisfeic_ arena
by printing the Kaalo Claim. This
paper did not last long owing to the
panic. Jfc lived 1G weeks. Born
May 12, 1893, died August 25.
of the same year. The last i&sue
was called the Toombstone Edition
and tbis  number  was reproduced
Star w.fH boi'ghfe by the  Colonel i
19J4   arid'ho disposed of it a   f��'vv
years, later.
Until about a \ear ago   he   h'i.l
iilw;i\s bet'ii an active and energetic
man, both rnpntallyjind physiuaily.
In rpligirn lie dtily deyeioped  the
habit   of   vigliing (ihing-   in   the
b.ilance of rp.i'-on.   di,=eaiding  that
which to  him   did   not  harmonize
with tho Creator's plans -is he sa\v
God'ri  Uw.^ in    Ihti- b:g   book    of
Katnrt1.      He   believed   in   doing
good for the sake ofjiumanity and
not in fear of angi'r and vengeance
of a higher power.   His convictions
were honest and  sincere  re=tiH:ng
from much careful study and <inaly-
sis on hie part, aud with   v.hich he
calmly met tho fate   of   all   flesh.
Each death h a link that binds us
to the beyond, so let   us  live  arid
do that when onr time   comes   we
will be found a good   link   in  the
endless chain of the idiin-of nature.-
Th. ktfer oiace he made WwWi^'ftS^ ^-l^^^fc^
to his executor, "W. ~R. - Dewdncy,
was that he be-buried at kelson by
the Old timers, and accordingly the
Nelson branch of the Kootenay
Pioneers' Association had charge of
the funeral which was held on Wednesday afternoon from the Standard Undertaking Parlors to St.
Saviour's church, Rev,   F. Graham
i . ~"v.v,..i,  jh.c>.    v. i-j r;i lift m
by  many loading   papers   of   the  officiating.   " O. W. Busk, pre^d-nt
world. The passing of Lis first
newspaper did not discourage the
adventureous pioneer, for on Oct.
o, 1S93, he started the Xakusp
Ledge, Nakusp. It was published
in that city for over a yeor, and
moved lo New Denver about Jan.
189,3. After a continuous publication of 5G5 weeks &mid the f-eenery
of-ihu Siocau.���The- Ledge" was
moved to Xeison and e.*me  to  the
of the branch, and Captain F. P.
Armstrong, secretary, officiated as
chief mourners, while J. A..Gibson
J. A. Gilker. J. Fred Hume, John
Boil, Ales. McDonald and A
Tregillus were pallLesrcrp.
The following is a partial list  of
the   Oldtimers   who  attended   the
funeral and date of their_a_rnval io_
���tfelfcOuTJ   X  Gibson,  1SSJ; J. A.
Gilker, 1SS-1;J. Fred   Hume. J SSI;
Joseph \\ragner who was shot at
.Midway in the neck   by'some  un-
'<!iortn persons about  three weeks
.igo died at the Greenwood Hospital on Friday, 20th   inpr.: from a
flit-eased   heart.    Ho   was   iu   the
! hospital only S hours  when  death
overtook   him.     The   wonnd   was
almost healed up and had   nothing
whatever to do   with   Iris   death.
The hue Joe "Wsigner  hailed  from?"'
U.S. and bad lived iu Midway  for
the p.uJ. eighr yearn.    Fe  was 53
years of ag" and leaves a   wife in
tho U.S.  """ %
Coroner Lakehmd held an inquest on Fiiday evening. The
jury wah composed of G. A. Rendell, foreman, T. Branagan, A,
-iherman, W. Wilson, IX. Lee and
J. Darragb. - The verdict was,
''Failure of the heart, caused bv-
over exertion and worry."
The funeral was hold at Midway
ou Sunday it being largely attended. L. Lynn Clark, of Greenwood, officiating.,
Kettle Valley Notes
A mont pnji>y_*bie day was spent
-it Tngram Br.idge  Picnic  Grounds
on the 24 th.    A crowd of  between
two   and   three   hundred     people
isspnibled.    A well 'contested hoc-
key   match   was   played  between   -
Kettle Valley aud   Ingram   Mountain.    The mountaineers scored in
the first, 5 minutes of'play and Kettle   Valley   followed   suit shortly
���ifter.    No other goals were scpred
until just   before   "tima"   whistle    ,
was blown.    The game resulted -in,  .
a win for Kettle. Volley.by^a^s^re^,.^,_.,-.-*,
of'2 to V On behalf of the heokeyr .yfe.- **.fi-,'*.-
isK tbo   write^-'.willies", to- ttiankv^'t-'iV^},*_;
nef, in which he referred the gaibe,-
favor being shown to neither side;
and many thanks are due Mrs.'
Hamilton for tbe work done by her
in connection with starting and
organizing the teams in fact she is
the "Mother of the Game" Base- ���
ball was" played after tho hockey,
Toroda Creek beating Rock Creek
by a score of 22 to 9, a nine inning
^y^V1^ ��? A��F* n> \M<*- Renins, LSS9; A|8S. ^
1%4. It a life in tuo Kootenay Donald, 1SS4; John Bell 1S.S3--
capital was very short and ere long| W. Ruskj 1SSS (. t ^'^
i=foiind a new home in Fcnie. 11SS2; D. V. MeFar'atJd/"lSS,0.
rue Ledge visited in toe co,i city [ Paddy George. 1S90; V. p> ^
for about two yeais. when it left; Vancouver. "jSMS- D "b^^i'iV
and came befoio the ��� public inJlSS9;E. n. Sr,,nU Vf" iso"-'' I)' t
Oi tea wood     on   May     10,   190G. , >^>hn.,o:i,    i.^.);   j.* '  ^fHUJioland*
At that time the Boundary Creek !..' P- -3- '"'^I'l'a^. Jt��>2; F T.]'
Lime�� wasrminmg aud a f.v.v vears. ic0o. w;iV- ,,, * '' "' V'-ti,3.v'
later tho Colonel bought the Times j Co! well, issn"; n, n.^i-'J, '\\
from the late Dutfcan Rys-i, ,md [ R'i-.v!>s ike, 1SS.}: I^dVl-i.ClWI
re-U'imu'd it The Ledge, p(d!iug the':\V ��� W- '-' }'"���. K)ch. ISJ'gVw. A,
old Ledge plant to  a  svn-lie.ito at' ^"'V'"1'''1, l5>^i; (ipw^ Be'nH1j0���V
Coalmont.     Some  yeirs   ;i>;o
���W h aft-' v av as '.ri-Mf"t- ;''-(J.f-;;
Colonel   bought.
���i printing pLint
moved il to town  and  added it to
thia oflic>     Until August 1st,   1..^.
All'Ol^lI.i.    JJ.iI.\l    tll'mr..*    .Vf.,f.
^:.Mtn=|,'.,:,   ri.j. M.v:-v���. Trdi:.
(-������^v.   I.   (; ir|-,:_,_,   K --.io     Mi-
'��i��'l .'It-. (J. P.. (;.i,r.l��. ��.f  r,.,,V|ll
i;:,'I.K~-  S!l/t!'    V.m,M,. ((f (;r<.:il]
year, the Colonel   was  editor  and; >rP.   \V   v   V.   u,-w-��-i   A"*    a no
hnancifj of this paper, on that ^y> ,ml irom >iA���v, and b.-otlior".
Don't forget thc School Bazaar
oa June 3rd. The boys and girl1*
will be looking for you at the'r
Sale of Work and Concert in the
evening. Bush's orchestra will
play'for the Dance following,
Keep this date open!
Frank T. Thompson, of Midway, is the originator of what ne
claims is an cutirelv new   Ivo: of
For Sale
A 2 wheel baby sulky. Go-id
bargain at $7. Apply at Ledge-
took advantage of  going-  to  the I [?j..:     ^ Jfi]
JFi������.;. SpLs at Grind P���rts; E^f" I^XS'X^ IS
' v;hile otners went to Rock Creek
aud   from  the
m^y r.ot slwavs atrrce
with what The L dge "says "but
v.'ii mav .-,: .-Y. i,e ?nre {hai   the
motive be'r.jd the" though'! ex-
packed is, sincere and is jfciuated
by a srenuinc dc-si
Christian Valley
Seeding is about over here.
The men Ptart Monday to repair
the wagon^-oad jiear jCa-nyon-Oitj'.	
There will bo two pupils from
Christian Valley taking the entrance examinations at Greenwood.
Charlie Xoreu narrowly escaped
being killed last week when" a tree
fell acos-* the fce.it of the wagon
where he had been sitting.
'ine result'" of t'nd University
^xitni; "mow that Mi=s Isabella
Ciliotf- Cro'/ier, who taught here
last.- nrainer. \son hei I>,A. degree,
p-i��d;ng with honoii?. phe passed
tiipfc with Mi?a Bhikoy in G out of 8
clai^es .ind eaiii-j P^cond :n tho
otsher two. fier mother is cou��irt
'���( th^ l7.\v\ of Minto.
Certainly He Could
lie w i? a perfcer. \vouder, was
rhe parbdinenriry candidate for a
opitain agricuittiMi districr. And
lie -was  never  shy   of   tell
the Cv.n.litioa or sphere ot
x'Ecer discussion.
Baled Hay For 5ale.
j Baled hay for sau-. Extra good
I quality. m>sed tiraoth> %od
j alsyke:.
I ' -
' iiox 3^-t
Fkitz 11 a
I The Firemen's "Wet Test"
race on May 24th was won by
Grand Forks who made the test
ia 32 seconds. Greenwood had S
seconds to put the nozzle on the
b^se but the water beat th^m to
it.    Thc water pressure at Grand
Greenwood- B.C 'he
ork^ i^   40   tb> -stronger   than
| new bird apparently  c'uos
, es'.ly bV thc title.    The rra'.e:. rro j
^tiui^on on the ca:!-?. d\u2 o-t t".u '
brca11 .-n:i \.-I.r.e st,--. 'Suz  ::i the
tail.    Th: liens are"''..:- ov.\'-V: '
.\ita wheal c.  r.  .v. 'h   ) i:.   a ," ���
iTO.d b.ij'.c-"..     'I
' Vr'on-lerfu iv
i-"1 v ruinjjc; *.r-Je :^.
are   a   tncd'uni   <v..
owner say* notbu^
1 in? qualities rtf   he
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Gftg�� wo ed ,;has iX).
:57 5;tntHSilic;..sia'a" ::
���^ite K
d ^njted
."'i relccte.1 an
v.-iy.   shirt".}   h
o*'< " choo-et: :
voters why th
as their l\. P.
.. r
ing  tho
y ahoiild return Lini
^ am a  pt.ictical   fanner.''   ho
paid   boastfully,   at- one   meetiiitj.
"I  can   plow,   re>ip,   milk   cow?,
work'a ehaffcuUer* shoe a hors*>--
���in fact,"   he  Wf-rt-  on   proudly.
iuc j y -hoB''! I've yu'i �����>  t?il   tug ��.**>
to j one thing-ibo'u  a,  frtr-s   which  I
tnd   eir.i.ot do."
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hen in an iir,n!f>;.&ive supjci>, :\
nail vi/-'.e a-k^ti
i-om the back a?
you !ay anil P04��?"
The new sstniaer call-
; fie C. V.\\. cstne iato
=:! < '>r   M^v ?,\
? -5 \> m .
e-cr^- day.
rrii  < .Ian
:tTect on
'day 12.    Tb? c-astbouii-;
vc=   in    G.-eeswood  at
we-ttov.id   4.20  3.1^.
MciN arrive on tbvj^ THE     LEDGE.     GREENWOOD.     B.     C.
That same cough is everywhere you
go, deep and hollow, why, because
consumptive. First it was a cold,
next came Catarrh, vitally decreased
then the trouble was very serious.
Never neglect a cold, not even a little
one. Never trifle with sore throat or
Catarrh. Get out your "Catarrhozone Inhaler," breathe deeply into
your lungs the healing soothing vapor
of Catarrhozone. Let Catarrhozone
clear out thc nostrils. You'll wonder at. the change when you see this
healing remedy. It's really splendid
for coughs, colds, bronchial irritation
and Catarrhal trouble. Sold everywhere.. Two months treatment $1.00,
small size* 50c.
ike House On *
Mercy Street
By Florence Kerig'an
Miss Angela set her finger on a
tingly little bell, and at once thc
throng of boys who were whooping
madly up and down the hall and in
and out of the rooms of the house on
Mercy Street, came together in thc
living room and settled down to listen
to the afternoon 'story.
Thcy just adored Miss Angela.
From the time she rented thc little
house and turned it into a clubhouse
for thc rough, tough dirty little boys
of thc neighborhood, they loved her.
Thcy exhibited her to their rough,
tough, dirty friends with pride, and
gradually became less rough, and less
tough, and washed thcir faces now
, and then. &
On that particular afternoon, when
the soft air blew in thc open window
and made her fair hair stand out from
her head like a misty, golden halo, and
shook lhe faint perfume out of the
bowl of lilacs on the table, shc announced that shc was going lo tell
them a story of knights and fair ladies
and the spring. She settled herself
in the seat of honor, and swept the
circle of faces with her brown eyes
which Abie Rabinowitz said were
"just like these here, now, pansy flowers, ain't they?"���brown eyes which
smiled at them all, from Abie io the
mysterious, well-dressed, perfect-mannered Jack who came in every day to
Then, very simply and dramatically,
she told the story of Sir Galahad and
thc Holy Grail, and all her hearers(
listened- spellbound. And when it
came to an end, thcy sat -silent tor a
moment-, then clamored for another^-.
Next," ��� she told- them a rollicking
Irish folk-talk,that made them laugh,
and followed .it with" others- until a
factory- whistle' told her it was five-
o'clock- and closing time for the" club-
-housc. -        - - '   "     ' "
They found their hats and trooped,
out, but-Miss Angela remained," and-
her.  shoulders   drooped with .'sudden
' sadness.- ' ���" ���"��� .   -   .
'That morning she had received .a'
letter, saying-that she would have to
leave the dear little house on Mercy'
Strccr, as the. landlord wanted it. for
one.of .his friends.' She had at once
called tip several influential men and
tried to interest:thenv in a campaign
for establishing a' community, club-,
house to carry on the work-���begun,'
but without result: -"'One of the.men,
John Davenport,. told ; her .".-frankly,
that he.was decidedly, against 'such'
���work���that thc poor of the city could
rise .'if-  thcy .'wished/.without such'
- waste of moiiey. - -Stilj;->vith-a-heavy
heart.Miss Ahgela-.fo.ught-the"though*:
of giving up her- boys. '���-.-'       ������"'-,'"':''
-On Friday, afternoon ..the boys were
grouped', about' the-, piaiio ..singing a
fe\v favorite songs '\vhcn.a rnan's figr
. ure. stopped -in tlic^doonvay.-   ���'���'���'  '";,���-���
.-������ 'Miss. Angela' recognized, the clcarV
' cut-,.-rather .stern face of Mr. I)avcn-
- port, and .wondered w^hat' had brought
hiin there;.  .At thc-s.anic instant jack
.'-'cried, -"DadTV/'-; .."V     V_"-''-"���' V 7
. ���  "Jack, -'what .-are "ybti .doing-, here ??���'-
..The man's, voice was w.c31 under con-'
, fro),., but Miss: Angela could sec that
-'. W was very angry.;     .���;.'   '- ���_��� - -
., - ' jack..-stepped -.01117 bravely.    ' "Dad,
..Viir.SoiTy it. had to'be this way?���but
. .Hannah wouldn't-let mccom.c .when T
- "asked 'her.--.. And  thcy - were- having
.Such "fun?.", L'.-gct.so tired-playing by
myself,- .. Dad j .  -Ifrre- v.'o.:have tlic
. grandest times!      Mickey Mulligan���'���
-'''that's. Micky!"over-- there, lias a sister
-/and two rabbits and.some white" mice,
and 'his 'father .-sings,   the-   funniest
- songs.... ;And Abic"- Rabinowitz. lives
- at.a jeweler's store and his father- let
" mc look-at s'diiic sibnes just like those
._ of , Mother's" .��� ������." '
'.=-.'���".Why,;:it's preposterous-" gasped
:,.Mr.VDavciiporl.. -  "I'm   surprise'!  at
you, jack.   You, wiii all you have and !
all you arc, coming here like this and
playing with dirty ragamuffins!"
Jack squared his shoulders. "I
haven't a thing. I haven't a mother
to sing lo me or smooth- my hair or
make mc little cakes like Jimmy
Casey's mother docs, and I have no
rabbits or cats or even a puppy���why,)
I've never even had*Tnumps or measles! And I can't sing like Rbmolo
Galaccic, or paint like Olaf Nels. I've
just got a lot of old money that won't
buy the things I want!" His lip
quivered suddenly. "I iove them all
so much and���and���I never loved
anybody before!"
"Old money that won't buy what I
ft-ant!" The words struck deep, and
made hiin think of the sweet wife
money had not becn abic to hold���of
thc happiness that money had not
brought him���of thc mansion which
held everything but love and joy.
Micky Mulligan stepped to Jack's
side. "If yc please, he's a good guy
even if he is a swell, and wc like him,
"Suppose you boys go outside and
play," in a softer tone. "Miss Sheridan, will you tell me about this business?"
Miss Angela drew up a chair for
her guest, and told him the whole
story of the club and what she tried
to make it stand for and thc love of it
made her eloquent. Her enthusiasm
was infectious and at the end of an
hour he was making plans with her
for a. larger club that would broaden
into athletic activities. Shc shook
her head, sadly. ��
"We're not al! millionaires, Mr,
"Don't you understand? I want
to do it with you. You must count
me in on it. Why, I wouldn't take
a million dollars for thc way these
boys treat my son and the happiness
they and you have given him. So,
I'll see an architect tomorrow and
we'll havc a regular clubhouse right
in this neighborhood!"
In ^itc of her protestations, hc carried ouv .^purpose and formed a
habit of dropping in during their play
hour and showing her the latest plans
and talking over new things hc had
thought of.
Then, one &.\y, he brought- some
new plans for her inspection. "Don't
you think," wistfully, laying them before her, "that you could make a
home out of one of these for you and
me and -a lonely little boy that never
loved anyone before?" "
Miss Angela promptly became very-
rosy and confused, but her answer
'must, have been satisfactory, for-some
months later,-the boys all met for a
feast of- ice:crea'm and cake on a very
joyous occasion. And they presented her with' a solid- silver / spoon
bought with their "own savings .from
Abic Rabir.owitz's. father who was .a
jeweler.. 7 - ���
N.; U. - ;13<j9 -
What   Lydia   E*  Pinkli&im'a
Vegetable Compound Did!
for Mrs. Baker and
Mrs* Kiever.
Vancouver, B.C.���"I am pleased to-
gay that LydiaE. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound has done mo a lot of good.
I can now walk about without the ai'd
of a support and i'eel real strong again.
A nurse advised me to v take the
Vegetable Coniponncland it is certainly
helping me. It seems like Heaven to
be relieved alter months of pain."���
Mhs. H. W. Baker, 3874 10th Ave.
West, Vancouver, B. C.
Albert Co., N. B.���"I have taken
Lydia E. Pinkham's medicines and
ihey have done me a lot of good. Since
then I have been able to do my housework and I have a lot of work to do as
we live on a farm. Seeing your advertisement in the papers was what made
me think of writing to you. I hope
this may help some one else."���
Mits. W.\f. B. Kkivkb, Upper New
Horton, Albert Co., N. B.
The reason women write fiueh letters
to the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.
and tell thcir friends how they are
helped is that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound has brought health and
happiness into their lives. Freed from
their illness they want to pass the good
hews along to other suffering women
that they also may be relieved.
If there are any complications you do
not understand write to Lydia E. Pink-
ham Medicine Co., Lynn, Mass.
Growth lit Canada
Care  Of* The
An   Acknowledged   Expert   in
. All  Matters  Pertaining to
Household Management.
Lord Fisher's
... ���/.'Light--Cruisers"
Chancellor Did Not Specify Size of
��� ' - Light''Craft/. "] "
A. characteristic story of the late-
Lord Fisher, and his capacity for getting his-ideas-carried out while'at.the
Admiralty .'during the v/ar,.,was-told
by Vicc-Admiral Sir.Frederick Tudor
at "a meeting of   thc ��� Institution -: of
Naval"Architects.'  ' " '���'
' One. ;day-^carl'y. in'..{lie;'.struggle,
when it .was believed that the' con-,
.flic't"would notlast very long,."Admiral
Tudor, said-Lord Fisher came into his^
room raid told him.he,had just had a
long conversation with the- Chancel-.
lor 6-f ihe Exchequer, who had agreed,
to the-building of light, craft - tip   to
light.'cruisers    to any extent. V The
Chancellor: of'the-Exchequer- had -not.
said.'ho-vy.-big "the1'light cruisers -were.
fq.be, - so' Lord Fisher- said,- "Wc- .will
b.uild ".t\vo: whoppers7with 15.in.'..'guns,,
big .enough to knock'   any . German;
light'cruiser off the."sea.".' 'This was-
the origin of the Furious, thc'.Glor.ioii'-j'
'and other ships of that'class..- .    .  ���-- -
To Extend Railway
���'-The-residents-qi the 'Yak district,'
B.C., have bec'n .pjctiUon'ing the.Minister'of ..Kail \v;.iys regarding the laying .01..-steel ou the Kamloops : and
.Kclo'wna- 1'inc of the, Canadian- N;tr,
tio:ial Hallway, and have received his
written- assurance 111 at-' the- work "u ill
be undertaken as .'sooty, as -the -rails
are received.- '. About-'fourteen mile's j
Will h.'ive.t-o be-graded, in thc'viciimy
,6f. ���Vermont, B.C."
Every detail of housekeeping should
be attacked from a health standpoint
It is well for thc woman to consider
this who becomes a little rebellious
as spring comes ou and wonders,
"Why all this fuss?" Thc care oi
the beds and the bedroom should bc
especially treated from this standpoint. For a while a dusty chair in
the living-room may be undesirable,
it is of far less consequence than cither a dirty dishcloth, or an unclean bed.
The ideal bedroom has at least two
windows and is flooded with sunlight
and sunshine on bright days. It is
large enough to contain a bed. Thc
ideal floor for a bedroom is unearpet-
ed save for, perhaps, a small rug in
front of .the bed or dressing table-
After the wood is properly finished,
it should be waxed or oiled. The oiled floors of the hospital permit of frequent mopping with a little, disinfectant- and water.   " -
Single beds arc conning-more and
more into fashion. .Health authorities'fell'us that it is more conducive
.to both "health1 and comfort for ;cach
to. - have - an individual bed. "- Plain
white enameled bed- frames-.are. always, a-wise choice..if .one's money is
limited. But, -no ma iter what1-tho
frame, buy" the., best .-'mattress .and
spring, you -can afford.'   : ".',.
If you buy a-bed mattress .secondhand, be  sure -to'-send it away to a,
reliable, firm '.to, be  thoroughly  sterilized.-.     And, .'���in-   any   event,   once
cvery'tcw.ycars, mattresses should ;be
sent.away i'ora couple of days;   The
ticking should .be  laundered and the
hair. or", other'' "material'it'eontains
should'bo thorough ly'and sci'cntificial-
���ly cleansed.'   "'".  \_\" - -..'-���      ' '-''  ";;���������
' ".Every'mattress siiould^be protected
-H0t?Qn1.y." from", soil.���or /surface, dirt,,
.but it should bc-.-prbtecicd so;'that, it
may. not'absorb and 'hold, perspiration
or.other body-excretions".-'   To protect
it from- surface dirt,-in'ake'or.purchase
.-mattress' .'covers-' of unbleached, nius-
iin;; '  These; are usually provided with
-buttons.'and, buttonholes so'that they
may..be. fastoned",after being,' slipped
over', the'.mattrcs��.:... Ru'bbcr'-.sJieeting
7 o r '."o i 11: d ,-s i 1 Ic- are. ;"npt 'exorbitant 7 in
price" ahd.ga a! 16n.g7.way toward "p rc-
i;venting rise ab.i.oib'ti.o'n of .body.c'scrc-'
tipni-'-'   -���'."     " -   ' - ���,- -
" Sheei-? -.libuid bc'.'wasVicd jui.d.boiiCd,
but "need. ��� not .'nev-.'s.sarily -' bc ' ironed.
Try tip air each av.e of the bed-cover-
.ings-.for at "least an .hour* each day.
Arraiigj; i!i.e:n jo that,-the-air. mr.y-cir-
.culhie ������ i!ir'oui;ii "hem^'damp", rainy.
da.ys. cM^'ptccl..        -       .:'-.:'.
Great Increase In Agriculture
Stock Raising.
At Confederation in 1S67 there were
in Canada but 123 bank branches,
while in 1920 they had increased to
4,500. Canada's mileage in railways
increased from 2,288 when the provinces were united to 38,896 last year.
The 3,797 grain elevators in the centre
of the grain growing district were
totally unknown at Confederation
when there was not a single 'one in
the country. Canada's most phenomenal growth was in lier agriculture.
From a country where it was considered problematical whether it was
possible to grow wheat Canada has
consistently carried off the first honors of the American continent for ten
years. Cattle had increased from
2,624,290 in 1871 to 9,477,380 in the
past year, whilst thc quality of thc
animals bred has remarkably improved. Thc same is true of the horses,
as exemplified in an Alberta rancher
securing thc first Clydesdale honors at
the Chicago International Stock show
last year.
Value of Industries
Winnipeg's    Output   In   All   Lines
Valued at $120,213,000.
With an, invested capital of $96,-
698,825, an estimated annual .payroll
of $24,308,982, the output of Winnipeg's industries iu 1920 was valued at
$120,213,000. Of this sum, flour and
grist mills absorbed $14,487,398;
slaughtering and meat packing, $6,-
236,236; butter and cheese, $2,905,648;
bags, cotton, $2,750,63; electric light
and power, $2,335,907; lumber products, $1,S18,567; bread, biscuits and
confectionery, $1;S16,671; printng and
publishing, $1,785,001; malt liquors,
$1,663,905; coffees and spices, $1,704,-
424; foundry and machine shop product, $1,493,560; furnishing goods
(men's), $1,147,456.
Canadian Cow's Record
Holstein's Average Milk Production
Has Not Been Equalled.
A Colony Farm Holstcin has broken another wdrld's record in milk
production, according to records just
received by Herdsmaii^Ierbert Dor-
ling, Victoria,' B.C., from thc Canadian Holstcin Association. Thc cow,
Colony... Farforit Scgis, as a junior 2-
ycar-old .produced 17,507 pounds of
milk and 715 pounds of butter. Her
sister, Colony Farforit McKinlcy,
last year created a world's record as
a senior 2-yoar-old when she produce
ed 21,570 pounds, of milk and 3,060
pounds of butter. - - Thc average production of these two sisters, 39,538
pounds of milk'- and 888 pounds of
butter ,has not been,equalled, according to the records of both thc American and Canadian "H.olst'cin_Associations^-.--' -        ���    7    ������.-���.    -
Many Passengers
Those -Travelling Third Class Were
300 Per Cent. British Bom.
The opening of the 1921 passenger
season in ihe port of Montreal was
marked by a movement of passengers that would be heavy at5 any
period of thc year, no less than four
liners���lhc "Minnedosa," "Canada,"
and "Mctagama" from Liverpool, and
the "Canadian Fisher" from the West
Old Time Engineer At
Age Of 76 Goes Back
To WorkOnGIf
high standard of thc passengers carried in thc third 'class quarters, who
were almost 100 per cent. British
born, was the most noticeable feature of the capacity lists.
"Although I am now past seventy-
six years of agp I am working every
Indies, arriving on the.same day. The   day, for Tanlac has put me back on
thc job after I had given up all w^ork
and didn't think I could ever get well,"
recently said G. L. Skinnick, 520
Maryland St., Winnipeg. Mr. Skin-
nick has'spent the greater portion of
his life on thc sea, being Chief Engineer on several of the largest ocean
liners plying the Atlantic. Twenty
years ago he gave tip thc sea, and is
now employed as stationary engineer
by thc Canadian National Railway.
"There is one thing I hope I never
havc again," he went on, "and that is
rheumatism. It simply had the best
of mc and I was practically helpless.
It had started four years before arid I
was so crippled up I couldn't -do a
Ore Can Be
Smelted in Canada
Save    Dominion   Millions
Dollars Annually.
An associate committee of thc
Honorary Advisory Council of Scientific and Industrial Research investigating thc question of the utilization
of low grade iron ores in Canada lias
reported to the council, and it is now
regarded as highly probable that thc
vast deposits of low grade magnetc
iron ores can bc successfully smelted
in Canada on a commercial scale. The
value of iron ores, iron and steel imported into Canada exceeds $150,000,-
000 annually, and 94 per cent, of tlie
lick of work. My knees were actually as stiff as boards and of mornings
I had an awful time trying; to get
clothes on; why;-the pains nearly killed me.. My appetite went back on1
me and I got so I didn't want to eat a
thing. I didn't know what a" good ...
night's .restmeant-and. I was as weak
as a baby.
I "But it's all oyer with now, thank
goodness. Tanlac has simply made
a clean sweep of all my troubles and
I feel like a,man made all over again.
Those pains have all disappeared and
so has that stiffness and I am-eating
hearty arid sleeping fine like I used to
years ago. I take pleasure in speak-'
ing a good word for Tanlac: It has *
certainly done great work for mc."
Tanlac is sold by leading druggist
B�� C. Lumber Stands Test
Timber Included In Specifications for
Imperial Institute, London.
The    Department    of  Trade   and
Commerce ' has    been informed that
iron ore smelted in Canada is import-  practical    tests    of British Columbia
ed. If the research is successful the
council feels that a saving of-millions
of dollars,annually to Canada will bc
Turks Arrogant After Victories.
Failure of thc. Turkish Nationalist
'Government "of Angora to ratify the
treaty concluded March 12, between,
the -French Government and". the
Turkish Nationalists, is expected to
cause the lapse of thc agreement according to advices received. 7. Recent
Turkish successes against the Greeks
were reported to have developed an
uncompromising attitude among the-
Nationalists toward the French.
Why The Complaint.
Leaders of thc Welsh miners protest against the use of troops which
they term violence. Anything more
violent than threatening the country
with starvation by tying up all trains
and slopping industries is hard to
imagine. /
timbers���Douglas fir, British Columbia spruce and western hemlock���by
IT.M. Board of Works, London, on
behalf of thc advisory committee of
timbers, for the Imperial Institute
have proven quite .satisfa'ctpryyand-'as
a result those woods were included in
the official timber specifications of
that department as alternatives to
European joinery timbers.
German Prison Camps.
The Leipzig trials of German offenders may not bring many convictions or heavy penalties, but the evidence taken in London in respect to
prison camps shows that the prosccu-.
tions arc serious. Accounts given by
former prisoners provoke indignation,
but only confirm thc statements of
Canadian prisoners who have passed
through some of these camps.���Vancouver Province.
An Alliance With France
If Separated Britain and France Cannot Solve Problems in Europe.
Even if the reparations issue be.
satisfactorily settled, other questions
almost as menacing to the peace of
the wrorld, will come up, in a long-
stretched line, for consideration. What
about Central Europe and the ferment in Hungary? What about the
eternal unrest oT" the Balkans? What'
about the shadow of Russia and the
intrigues in Asia? Separated, Great
Britain and France can scarcely meet,
much less solve, these grave prob-,
lcms. But united in the bonds'of an.-'
alliance, they will prove a source of
strength which will attract to them
in time all the forces which make for
order .on- both .sides of thCAtlantic.
A Franco-British alliance means
peace, and nothing shows better the
sincerity of our^professional pacifists'
than the fact that they, are about the
only persons opposed to its conclusion.���From lhe London Morning
Worm as Thin as Straw.
Samoa    boasts    a scaworm 01  extreme slcndcrncss, like a fine straw,
which is eaten like  the oyster, both
raw and cooked.'
The planet Venus' moves around thc
sun at an average cpccd of 22 miles
per second.       ' ��
Raisins Are Good Food.
If it were more generally known
that raisins are one of the richest of
foods in assimilable iron thcy would
bc put to a greater variety of uses.
A small supply of iron is needed daily
to keep thc blood in good condition.
Raisins iurnish much cnergin/.ing
nutriment per pound, and contain 75
per cent, pure fruit sugar in practically prdigestcd form. Here, then, is
a food which is cheaper, nutrition0,
and, moreover, appetizing.
British Columbia Fruit.
A recent survey of land under cultivation in the Okanagan district
shows a total acreage! of 19,991 acres,
growing 1,103,550 apple trees, 61,819
pear trees, 21,981 plum trees, 44,940
prune trees, and 112,089 cherry trees.
Big Acreage For Flax.
The Manitoba Linseed and Fibre
Company, of Stony Mountain, Manitoba, have already started to break
3,000 acres of land for flax this season.
.  Valua'ple Cargo,of Raw "Silk.
Wjth 360 passengers,- in- addition to
a large list ir> the-.Asiatic steerage, the
steamer Empress of Russia made port
at. Victoria from Hong Ko.rg and
Yokohama. The vessel, brought 700
tons of raw silk valued aV'$4,000,000,
which will be shipped cast by special
train.     -. ,    ". .    \
Among    tbe    passengers ��� was  Sir
Reginald Arthur    Gamble,    associate
inspector of
nvnt, CM'rfa.
.. .Poland,Will-Need Sympathy.:.-."-.
' 'Poland.'.can deal"will) .Lithuattia" si;V
:s_ic-liahdciV y ltaly/."can deal- wjtii
-Jugo-Slavia. But .against, Germany Vq-
land"i.s,at-a-serious" disadvantage of
man" power, material and -wealth.
In a quarrel v.-.ith Germany, "which, the
Germans .will not allow' to die. very
.soon,. Poland' will need the sympathy
of "Western Europe-and-America. She
cannot get it .by allowing-patriotic
mobs to supersede thc Supreme
Council.���New  York' Times.
the salt revenue depart-
'.---'Another Ken -Breaks Record. -
���". 'A-'-Ii<:-ii;'o>vncd by T. N. MLtchel, of
-jBvrp7r--C'cvt tVal;',.. Mich.,    iaid J double^
-���.::c.f.y< ar.��l tr.yh'-pro.due'cd;an"cgg;-' that
'-y.'.c.g-icil.".7-ix" ,'oii':ic'c.s--Vand ...'measured'
'i\in< r-nd fivc^ixt.cc'rilh'sTnches'arouh'l
',:l3��i";lor.g -.-va-y-.-.a'ii'd.-.One-haif.'";'. .inch'
���around"t.ae cLn.trc.-; 'Mt-TcO-ntaincVl two
Dairy Products In Aiberta.
. The value 01 creamer
duccd in the Province of Alberta during the year 1920 amounted to $5,5J2,-
��00, 'while the value of dairy butter
amounted to $25,972,-5p��).    . ,V
Dut.er nro-
Sight of .Blah Agitates 'Wire
World-Famous- Scientist Attempts to
��� ���" Prove That-Metal Has. Vision;  :.
Sir _J. ��� C." llose,' the ���worldrfamous
scientist, 'who -by' mean's .of his magnifying ."cresi-'->grapIr machine, ��� has
proved that plants have nervous fys-
tcms- analagons to-thosc of human beings,, has-given'a remark-able "demonstration before"a crowded audience .of
men ."and i women" at the Bosc" Institute,, Calcutta.': ' , .--.''
It is -���'.known' that, metal' may, be
."killed'';. ,by "' the, adriiinistraliori '. of
poison.. .. ���' .V" ',: ' " .7 ..-������-
-. -Thc'scientist, however, experimenting-vyith.a piece .of- wire,',showed how
wire'niay .be..'cr.edited w'ith the power
of, vision. ''.."When'the wire.sees me,"
he said, .''it -.will 'show'; :its. "agitation."
He- placed, the.-'wi.re.jri-(tmetal'box
!jiavhad-a,,t-hiu slit.",    X-    'VV'.'
When Sir 'Jagcdis'-. passed .. before
tliis.sHt-tln. wiiVs agitatioir -was far
more1 intense.V  '-- V' .-."' -...   ���-.-,'"     ���--: '
Are You Human?
little baby*    A little child.    Donrt they appeal to you ?    Boestft your
heart yearn to pick them up, to cuddle themulose to you, to shield'them
from all harm? sure it,does else you're not human. Being human you love
them. Their very helplessness makes you reach out in all your strength to aid
them. In health there's no flower so beautiful. In illness.there's no night so
black. -   -,      . ..',.'
Save them then*  Use every precaution.  Take no chance.
When sickness comes, as sickness will, remember it's just a bab.y6T.|ust &
child and if the Physician isn't at hand don't try some remedy that you may
have around-the house for your own use..
Fletcher's Castoria was made especially for babies' ills and yoii can use
ifc with perfect, safety as any doctor will tell you,   leep it in the housee
eror Melancholy
Death of .Empress Made..No Cfiahge'
.- In'Daily Routine!.' -".'"'--���
J he. death'-of "former Empress" Au-7
gii^la Victoria/lias wrought" no- r'adi-'
cul change in.former-'.-Emperor.'- William's daily'..foutjhe'. .' He.continues1
"his wood, 5_a\\ ing, reading' and. in'spec-
71 ion of the Dob.rn estate.". 7 Frequently- he -takes short- '..trolls through the
-village .during." .the- early.'-.morning"
hours. The 'forin,er".'ciiipcror receives
fewer visitors- than "previously,.", ho'w-
;evcr,'i>iid gutters spells "of melancholia'
'lunj.i-? which '-he .-flees -from :conV
panion's. ���-" '���'���'���".' ,'���; .- ��� -.;������ ;"��� -V ."."' '- -
former Crown" Prin"cc.;: Frederick-
William' arrived at'-D.G'orn to visit'his!
.father for -til-- first'-time "since the
death o.f, Augusta; Victoria. ' '''���" .'-'-"-
-The members .'of the British royal
family-' are; not rc<_u.red..-.to-.pay. taxc.
.on their'property,;.though;.as .a .matter
.pf-couTic'sy, -theyv,.dp- so". '".-.-��� ���;-.'"���    '���-
-��� V.-Eor .-vl 6 _ ."e'e'n^^^
of.'San!-Marino has maintained'.its iri;
>7'fK.V7..&f ?;��'_-7"pence,   "normal >. siZr'-.^depen^lcr.'ccy;although'-.-Italy, 'entirely.
f-'}X'^X.'���'������-.' :7V'V;-V- "1.;.7v-^'v7.-;;-7-;V'--V^s;?rt'0-V^^s.:^ ':*--""-".'-V-.:.. WW ���';'.;: VV"'
More Elevators For Saskatchewan..;
The" Saskatchewan, Co-opc'rathsc
Jilevator Company has started construction of new elevators at Hodge-
viile and Spalding."' Other'elevators
will be erected at various points, in
thc province durngthis summer by
thc company. -'Both these elevators
;will have.the usual standard cacacity
of about 35,000 bushels..
V.". Australia^,Settlers. For, B.C. V.
yVWiHJarii'JA*- -'EsmpiiVn, .��� an;. Ausira-
:l��anj.iyho";hac-bceri investigating con-.
. .Jgating
diiions" in" British 'Columbia and", the
P'"aJHe ;:Er;oviricest - has\'conciud���d;':_thc
purchase-.'.of a""two-section larrn'.at'Vic-
.toriavB.CVilt ^understood .that", his
>-ra.;-iar.,;infiu.^ .'of, seine' magnitude.;-,:..'-.
Children Cry For
A Word About Truth.
V ; uGi&}it is Truth, and niSglity above all things.'? So says the Old
'Testament, yet. It is equally true tcniay. Truth, ehows no favors,
"fears no enemies.'  .' ��� ".."-' .-���-;-" - -
:,.', From the inception.��! Fletcher's Castoria, Truth has /been the
-���watchword^and to the conscientious adherence to this motto ia the
... preparation of Fletcher's Castoria as well as in its advertising Is due
T'"^--^^JJ^B7^3   .the secret of its popular demand.
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- All imitations, all substitutes,.all just-as-good preparations lack
. :the element.of Truth, lack the righteousness!of feeing, lack all sem-
a   biance" even" ��a the isrords of those who would deceive..       ;-'-";���.,-.'
������"-'.'--. Andyoul Mothers, mothers "with tha fate of the .World in your
haads, cari yptt be deceived j? .'Certainly not.  V.
��� Fletcher's Castor, a is prepared for Infants-and Children.   It is:
distinctly a remedy for the little-ones. The BABY'S need for a medicine to take the place of Castor Oil, Paregoric and Soothing Syrups
was the sold thought that led to Its discovery.   Never try to; correct.
BABY'S -troubles with a medicine that you vrbttld use for yxmrself.
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Join the Red Cross
Win a the Great War ended���yes, even before the joyful news of the
signing; of the Armistice���the statesmen and thoughtful men of all countries turned thcir attention to a consideration of the gigantic problem confronting civilization in the repair-ot thc awful damage inflicted on the world.
. It was not the material damage, so much that was the cause of deep concern, for, given time and money, destroyed cities,, towns, industrial establishments,' railways, mines and home buildings could be restored.
Tlie real problem were the people themselves. Willi millions of the
world's most able-bodied and virile young1 men killed, or maimed and weakened for. life; with millions of women hopeless nervous wrecks as a result
of the strain and hardships and sorrows through which thcy had passed;
with millions of babies and young children under-nourished during the'
most vital years when wholesome food and plenty of it should have been
forthcoming; and with thc mental view of everybody far from normal, in
many ways distorted, what, all thoughtful men and women asked themselves, of thc future of thc race, mentally, morally, physically? And if the
race is weak in these respects, what of the State itself, because, after all,
_ a nation is just what its people are. .It is not wealth, or great industries,
or large cities, or famous buildings that make a nation, but the people themselves-,      i
- The war had made vividly clear some things which a quarter of a century of peace might not havc revealed with so much imprcssivencss. The
war had given us a revelation, for it raii^ fittingly bc called a revelation, of
the relative wortli aiul ability of thc ordinary.man and woman. During
the war the ordinary soldier, seaman and airman stuck lo their duties and
did them with a courage and endurance which have never becn surpassed.
Thc spirit of the race had not decayed. But the war had revealed also the
shockingly poor physical condition of a great proportion of the men in .all
countries. In thc alleged progress oi civilization, in thc organization of
industries, in thc development of big business for creating and controllingr
wealth, regard for the intrinsic worth of human life���of men and women
in good health living and working under wholesome conditions���had been
to a large extent neglected.
Think of thc significance of these figures: During the last year of war,
the number oi men called up to the army in Great Britain was 2,425,184.
Out of every nine men, three were fit* and healthy, two were in infirm
hearth, three might bc described as physical wrecks, and one as a chronic
invalid with a precarious hold on life. Since that was thc physical condition of men at thcir most vigorous age, what would be thc condi-
'tion of health among the women and children? In other countries the
1 examination of thc men called to thc colors revealed conditions somewhat
similar. In Canada, with all her advantages of open spaces and outdoor
lives,-of the 362,(505 draftees under thc Military Service Act, 181,229, or
about one-half, were found to be unfit for full service in the field. Even
without war the races seemed to bc heading for physical deterioration and
As a result of these shocking and altogether alarming disclosures,
when thc Covenant of the League of Nations was drafted, Article XXV.
was inserted-which binds every nation joining thc League to encourage and
promote a national- Red Cross Society having as purposes "thc improvement of health, thc prevention of disease, and thc mitigation of suffering
throughout thc world." Thc Fed Cross was selected for this important
work because of its international character, its splendid organization, and
its wqndcrful lecord during the war.
It is thc pro found" conviction of those who are impressed with thc importance and possibilities of the ideals expressed in the Red Cross prd-
!_raramc as above outlined that their realization is possible through the endorsement and support which universal membership in the Red Cross alone
can give. Widespread and popular membership' in thc Red Cross is,
therefore, the necessary condition of success in its Peace-time programme.
To attain that universal membership, a world-wide enrolment campaign is being held this year. Thc dates in thc three Prairie Provinces of
Canada arc June 5~to 11. Membership in the Red Cross- involves an annual fee of one dollar for adults, and of twenty-live cents for boys and girls
under 18 years, of age, but this is thc only���and incidental���financial aspect
of thc membership enrolment campaign.
It is thc intelligent interest, the active sympathy, the whole-hearted
support of all people in a nation-wide, yes, world-wide, Crusade .or Good
Health that thc Red Cross desires, and lo assure this it asks every man,
woman and child to join thc Red Cross during the week of "Juno-5 to 11.
Fojlowing ail previous wars, thc Red Cross with its work for the
time being completed, fell into a slate of disorganisation. When the war
drums sounded in 1914, thc Red Cross had to undertake all the work of
homc organization before it could begin its work for the soldiers in thc
field. Now, however, while 'carrying on its great Peace-time programme
for the welfare and betterment of all mankind, it will bc maintained fully
organized, efficient and ready to act should Canada ever again bc called to
Thc Red Cross demonstrated that it was worthy of support during thc
war. Having now highly resolved to dedicate itself to thc task of carrying out the obligations imposed upon it in the Covenant of the League of
Nations, it can bc trusted to faithfully endeavor to render real Peace-time
service to Canada and its people.     Therefore���Join thc Red Cross.
French Have Largest
Standing* Army
Nation Controls Two-Thirds o�� Europeans Under Arms.
France ,and Poland lead by large
majorities thc other continental nations in Europe in military effectives
-low under arms, according to British
statistics. The table of thc continental armies is as follows
Austria, 30,000; Belgium, 105,000;
Bulgaria, 33,000; Czecho-Slovakia,
147,000; Denmark, 15,000; Finland,
35,000; France, 800,652; Germany,
100,000; Greece, 250,000; Hungary, 35,-
000; Italy, 300,000; Netherlands, 21,-
000.; Norway, 15,0^00; Poland, 600,000;
Portugal, 30,000; Spain, 190,475; Sweden, 56,200; Switzerland, 200,000;
Serb-Croat-Slovcnc State, 200,000.
France controls approximately two-
thirds of thc slightly more than 3,-
000,000 men reported-under arms today in Europe, it was pointed out, by
her understandings with Belgium,
Cxccho-SIovikia, Poland, Rumania
and Jugo-Slavia.
The Oil for the Farmer.���A bottle
of Dr. Thomas' Kclcctric Oil in the
farm house will save many a journey
for thc doctor. It is(not only good
for thc children when taken with
colds and croup, and for the mature
who suffer from pains and aches, but
there are directions for its use on sick
cattle. _ There should always be a
bottle of it in the house.
Will Complete
The "Bismarck"
Belfast Shipbuilders Will Take Over
Ship Left Incomplete By
Messrs. Harlan'd and Wolff, the
Belfast shipbuilders, arc to send a
party of experts to Hamburg to supervise the completion of the, Bismarck, the biggest ship in the world,
which is to be the White Star Majestic.
She was specially mentioned in thc
Peace Treaty, and it was agreed that
shc should bc completed and delvcrcd
to Great Britain.
But progress has been very slow,
and there have never "been more than
two or three  hundred  men  working
Fire Protection in Finland
Government Compels Every Building
To Have a Ladder.
Finland takes more precautions
than any other nation to protect itself against fire. Indeed, it is a nation oi fire-escapes, for by government enactment it is compulsory for
any building or dwelling to be provided witli means by which thc occupants
can escape in the event of an outbreak
of lire. Ladder-making for domestic
use is one of the country's most profitable- industries. From the most
palatial to ihe lowliest every homc in
the country must have its ladder reposing against the wall on thc outside
or lying along the ground within easy
reach. \
The government regulation, .which
makes it obligatory upon the owners
of every building to provide it with a
ladder, is an old one, and is an echo
;,of the days when the houses and
towns of the country were entirely oi
wood.     Modern building construction
of stone and    brick
change in the law.
lias    made   no
I. Christ'Questioned (Luke 10:25-20).
1. By whom (v. 25). A certain lawyer. He was not a lawyer in thc
modern sense of that term; most
nearly corresponds to our theological
2. Thc purpose of (v. p5). It was
to tempt Jesus as to whether He was
really learned in the law; and also to
entrap Him to show Him to be heterodox.
3. Thc question (v. 25). "What
shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
Though a lawyer, his theology was
defective. lie thought eternal life
was to be obtained by doing. The
vciy words he used involve a contradiction. An inheritance is uot obtained by doing, but by being.
4. Jcsu-,' reply (vv. 26-29). He cited him to thc. law. This is the
proper place to send one who is expecting to get eternal life by doing.
Thc lawyer answered well, for supreme love to God jfnd love to one's
neighbor as hc loves himself is thc
sum total, of human obligation. "This
do and thou thalt live."' But this is
the very thing he could not do. Man
needs God's enabling grace to love
at all; so he stood condemned by his
own conscience enlightened by thc
law. Hc set out to trap Jesus, and
now he is caught in a trap, and in order to justify himself be said to Jesus,
"Who is my neighbor?" The question is answered iti the story of the
Good Samaritan.
II. Playing thc Neighbor (vv. 30-37).
In this, story of ihe Good Samaritan
���the question is shifted so as to make
clear that the supreme question is not,
"Who is my neighbor " but "Whose
neighbor am I?"
To be a neighbor is���
1. To sec those about us who need
help (v. 33). Wc should be on thc
lookout for those in need of help; and
When lhc baby is sick���when lie is
cross and peevish; cries 'a great deal   lovc ^ kccn t0 (i_sccril nccd.
and is a constant worry to thc mother
���he needs Baby's Own Tablets.   Thc
Tablets are an ideal medicine for lit���
, .  _.     .     _. , .      , tie ones.     They are a gentle but thor-
on her.   A fire in October caused fur-; ough   ];lxativc    wh;c]l'   regl.hUe 'the
Ask Extension
Of Yukon Road
Last Link Will Give Through Connections to Skagway.
A resolution urging thc Federal
Government to extend the Yjukon
"iruiik- road -and^clegraph-sysicm "to
Fort Norman oil fields in the Mackenzie Valley1 was unanimously adopted
by the Yukon Legislature. The present system, the rcsolutoa state*, i}Ow
readies -\\ilhin 360 miles of Fort Norman, thus necessitating building only
the last remaining link to give
through connections to thc coast at
Skagway, where large liners ply, connecting with Prince Rupert and Vancouver, the year round.        -v
Ma Is Stumped.
"Mother," asked her daughter,
"where docs the ���wind go when you
turn thc electric fan off?"
"It goes where the light goes when
the electric light is turned off," was
the mother's lame reply.
Moral Molasses.
Ad in New York Times.���"Wanted
���Saleswoman   to   sell   molasses   of
unquestionable ability and character."
���Boston Transcript.
For Oil Fields
ther delay,
Germany has excused herself by
saying that shc has been quite unabic
to get anything like definite instructions from thc Allies.
For long it was doubtful whether
any company would buy her, but at
last the White Star came to terms
and obtained her as a counterblast to
tho purchase of thc Imperator, 4,000
tons smaller, by thc Cunard line.
2. Have compassion on ihe needy
(v. 33). Since Christ 'is the compassionate One, all who havc JLIis -nature
will be likewise moved when thcy see
nccd. -���
Good Canadian Citizens
Scandinavians Are Hardworking and
Intensely Patriotic.
A most gratifying feature of Scandinavian settlement in Canada is that
it is almost wholly agricultural, and
in the west thcy will bc found in the
richest and most progressive districts.
While retaining their national individuality, thcir customs, language and
religion, ihcy are Britist in sentiment
and intensely patriotic, as thcir fine
contribution to Canada's army evidenced,. With an inherent realization
of ihcir own worth, ihcy stand, without embarrassment, upon their own
feet, and are absorbed as Canadians
without, losing their individual qualities. Clean-blooded, thrifty, ambitious and hardworking, thcy are of
thc bc^l of Europe's contribution to
a pioneer nation.
Mr. R. H. Barker, Glcncairn,
Ont , '.vrites :���" My ���skin broke
into an ilchy rash which spread
so badly over my face that I was
soon too disfigured lo go about.
Within a. week Zam-Buk caused
, the eruptions to die away. It
soothed and purified my skin so
thoroughly that one could scarcely credit how bad it had been."
-Pure lietbal. Zam-Buk' ��* unequalled for Pimple*. Blotches, Boils,
Your table may be loaded with food
digestible and wholesome, yet you
don't get strong. What's thc trouble?
The liver is lazy, stomach is overloaded, thc bowels are not active. Relief is quickly supplied by Dr. Hamilton's Pills. Thcy make weak sickly
people strong aiid well because thcy
keep thc system clear of impurities.
Those who .regulate thc system with
Dr. Hamilton's Pills don't havc indigestion or constipated headaches, thcy
feel enlivened all over, because their
system is kept in smooth running
order. To revitalize and stimulate
your whole being, to shakc\oiT lethargy and tiredness, nothing compares
with Dr. Hamilton's Pills, which certainly bring good looks, good spirits,
good health. 25c all dealer*, or The
Catarrhozone Co., Montreal.
National Wealth.
There is no wealth but life.     That
country    is    richest .which nourishes
the  greatest  number of    noble    and
happy human beings.���Ruskin.
Minard's Liniment used bj' Physicians
Important Discovery
Aids Crime Detection
bowels, sweeten thc stomach, banish
constipation and indigestion, break up,
colds and-simple fevers and make! 3. Go to those in nccd (v. 34). Tlie
teething easy. Concerning them personal touch many times is more
Mrs. Philippe Paycn, St. Flavicn, fonnortant than material aid. It is
Que., writes: "Baby's    Own    Tablets       :; ;     ��� u       personal
have been a wondcnul help to mc in'   . ,      ���,, ...        .       ,     ,
the case of my baby and I can strong-   aiJ-     11,c truc neighbor gives both,
ly      recommend     them      to     other      4. Bind up wotjsids (v. 34).
mothers."      The Tablets are sold by:     5.    Set    the    helpless ones on our
medicine   dealers   or   by mail at 25  be   ,s    ,lilc wc      ]k (v 34)-     Wi!1.
cents a box from lhe Dr. Williams   . , ,       - ,
mgncss to deny ourselves in order to
help others is a proof of thc genuineness"'or love,
o 6. Bring lo the inn and take care of
the unfortunate (v. 34). Tlie truc
neighbor is not spasmodic in his giv-
Medicinc Co., Brockville, Ont.
Alberta Erecting
Wireless Station
A Friend
To the Aged!
Wlien^ men and women get past
middle lifc,_ their energy aud activity,
in msrny instances, begin to decline,
and  their  general  vitality  is'on   thc
WThc heart action becomes vvcak and! co:,lp,ctcd' ,,,c tcndcrs for lhc crcc-, likewise!
uncertain and the nerves more or less'll0n   ��*   tbe-   !11��st  Powerful   wireless j HI.    The    Behavior    of    tbe  Early
Frenchman Says Finger Prints Are
Not Only Means.
"An important adjunct to crime-detection is reported from Paris,-' says
the Scientific' American.
"This new plan supplements the
Bertillon system of measurements and
finger-prints. It has been found that
a man can be traced not by finger
prints alone, but by marks on any
part of the body. Any of thc pores
of the skin may bc employed. This
is thc discovery of Dr. Locard, head
of the French Police School at Lyons.
Criminals often use gloves to foil detectives, but the forearm or thc elbow-
may give a print equally as valuable as
Why Rain Melts Roeks
Due to Carbonic and Nitric Acid In
When we sec great boulders of
hard rock such as granite, it seems'almost incredible that rain has thc power of .inciting them.'
In rain there arc two things in addition to water which assist this wonderful process. These are nitric acid
and carbonic acid, and these arc formed in thc rain when the oxygen and
nitrogen become charged with 'electricity as so often happens during
Of these two acids that.slowly eat
their way into thc rocks, perhaps carbonic is the more important.
By its action it gradually melts thc
hard g'ranite upon which the rain falls
���and so transforms it, first into sandstone and afterwards into sand.
Of course this process is a very
slow one, but it goes on with a wonderful  certainty. ^
These two acids in rain are even
more important in their relation to
life, for carbonic and nitric acids form
part of the food upon which all plants
live. '
ing help. ^ . Experienced Agriculturists For West.
7. Give money (v. 35). It costs much !
Will Be Tallest and Most Powerful in
With six aeroplane hangars already I lo bc a neighbor
erected  on   the  High  River govern-1 expensive   thing   in   tlie   world        ^*, ^naclian  Pacific steamer. "Scandir.a-
matt aerodrome field in Southern Al-   <:osl God Uis only Son; it cost Jesus
bcrta    and    with  the  office building ' Christ His life.     May wc go and do
Lovc is the most j
in   thc   world.       It
Conducted parties cf immigrants is
the order of thc day.     On board the
Gold Mining Company of Seattle to
Start Operations.
An entire carload of modern cyanide mining machinery-has reached Edmonton for���thc-Aurotis Gold-Mining-
Company of Great Slave Lake. - Thc
plant is valued at $10,000 and will go
forward lo Fort McMurray, where
scows havc been constructed to float
it to its destination. A complete oil
well drilling outfit is being sent forward by thc same company for their
claims on Great Slave Lake, Tho
president of the "company is bringing
twelve miners with him from Seattle.
Little sicknesses and ailments seem
harder to shake off than formerly, and
here and there evidences of a breakdown begiii'lo appear.
Those who wish to maintain their
health and vigor and retain their energy unimpaired should use Milburn's
Heart and Nerve Pills.
Thcy make the heart 'beat strong
and regular, brace up and invigorate
the   nervous ^ system,    improve    thc|c��l in this province
memory, and impart a sense of buoyancy to the entire system.
__ Mrs.__ James -Perry, Rctlaw, Alta.,
writes:���"Some months ago I was not
feeling well, my heart bothered me
. quite a lot, and my whole system
seemed out of order.    I sent and got
station in the province and thc work- j Church  (Acts 2:44-47).
shops havc just been received, and it j }. Thcy WCrC-together (v. 44). Thcy
is expected that work will start on' wcrc togctilcr i,cca���..c thcy were bap-
these projects within thc next two or, liscd into onc bo(ly of w_licn Christ
three weeks. _   ,    j was hcad by tl)c Ho]y Spirit (I   Cor<
The wireless station will bc able" to j 12:l3).     Thc oncncss   0f   thc   bodv
send messages to Vancouver and over   was    syi���i>0!izc<l    by the breaking of
thc  Pacific  coast, and  will bc. taller   brc.,(1_      Such unUy ;g  on!y p0��siblc
and more powerful than any. yet erect- . tQ  bclicvcrs  iu  Christi  that i?> thosc
Thc pole  will   rCgCrKratcd   by the Holy Ghost.     To
have been  erected  within  about  ten
vian" which arrived-duringjhe week
from Antwerp, were fifty Dutch
farmers, a land party, bound for Ontario and the Canadian West. On
the "Mctagama" of the same company was a party of sixty English
girls travelling under ihe auspices of
thc Overseas Settlement Board, and
a party of about thc same sue of experienced agriculturists bound for
western farms.
gars, which were brought over from
two boxes ofyoiir"pjils.* 1 "took "them France, where thcy were used by the
a few days ,and my,  what a change ��� Royal  Air   Force  during    the    war.
Large Acreage In Wheat.
Of the Cblimated acreage of 1,700,-
000 acres under cultivation in Southern Alberta this year, 1,200,000 will be
in* wheal; 350,000 in oats; 65,000 in
barley; 53,000 in flax; and Jo.OOO in
there was in mc, and when I had taken the two boxes I felt so much bet-
tcr_ I <[tiit them. Now I take them
at intervals, and am fine although 72
years of age."
Price 50c a box at al! dealers or
mailed direct on receipt of pric." by
The T. MMburn Co., Limited, Toronto, Ont.
Each of them will accommodate about
three aeroplanes.
"Where ignorance is bliss 'tis folly
to bc wise" may be very true, but it's
hard oir the other fellow.
Of course wc know .that wc arc better than some others, but wc arc not
asking that it bc kent a secret.
3 pa
< p��
Let This Food
Help^sbu to Health
, Sound nourishment for body and brain
with no overloading and no tax upon the
digestion, is secured from
It embodies the nutrition of the field
grains, and it makes for better health
and bodily efficiency.
Seady to serve���anidealbreak-
Fast or lunch.
it       |
What Strikes Really Mean
Merely An Attempt to Get Behind
Constitutional Government.
There can no longer bc any pretence about tlie character of lhc present labor troubles. It is an attempt
to get behind constitutional government. Wages arc not the issue ��� conditions ofdabor arc not in dispute; thc
primary object is direct action for a
purpose which concerns thc whole
community. . Lei the miner*'' leaders
succeed in their challenge, and ,thcy
will prove that thcy'and not the government and parliament, arc thc ultimate arbiters cf our ��li-stiny. It is \
possible, too, to trace thc most malignant influences in thc action of the
extremists, to whom -on this occasion
the responsible leaders havc made surrender.
Alien Relatives Barred By States;'
A liens.resident in the United States
have no legal right to demand the admittance of relatives, thc Supreme
Conn in Washington has ruled in upholding decisions of California courts
in tin- appeal of a Chinaman who
.-���-ought Jo biing hi; wife and two
minor child:c:i with him on his return
to ihe country fiom a visit to China.
Thc inimig-ation ar.thorhies.. refused
13 admit tlirm.
: get unity, therefore, in  thc ncighbor-
i lioo��l-\ve must get pcople-to-bc saved.-
li.c mx nangars now completed on I     2   Had ft comml1!lUy of goods (vv,
the held are modern  Bessemer ban-, ^ 4h)      TI;cy SQ,d thcir po��SCSiions
i and goods and parted them to all
men as every man had need. Tliib
proved that they wcrc under thc power of thc lloly'Spirit, that is, that
the supernatural was being manifest;
for it is not natural to abandon one's
title of possession.
3. They wcrc filled with gladnc-s
! and singleness of heart (v. 4o). Those
1 v. ho were really born again have no
ulterior motive. What thry seen to
be, they really are. Unsaved mon
and-women are controlled by selush
motives; thcy s<vk tbiir own, :.ol another's good. I'll!,* tiny do while
feigning love ''oi others.
4. Praising  God  ami  i-..'-\ ir.o,   i.tvor
j with ;'ll thc people (v. J7).    Such r.r.-_
i selfishness gained the attention of 'he
[people    and    induced    tl'cni  to j'l'uI
themselves to God, who   .iddcd   <',i-"l%
Metal arches spanning thc strings
havc been patented to keep the bow
in the right place on the strings of a
violin for_a pcrso:i_lear:iir.g_tO--olay-
that instrument.
Agricultural Societies Active.
There arc now 141 agricultural societies with charters and eleven unchartered, in Saskatchewan according
to the report on thc work of the Extension Department of thc College of
Agriculture. Thc department cooperated in 140 summer exhibitions
and conducted 34 ploughing matches.
There were 32 competitions for standing crops, nine for summerfallow and
four for seed drilling. The department also took part in six spring stallion shows and 21 co-operative sales
of livestock, while 44 seed fairs wcrt*
Keep-MinarcVs Liniment in the house
Snakes of tbe viper tribe have their
poison fangs channeled so that the
poison is conveyed to the deepest part
of the wound.
The Poor Man's Friend.���Put vp in
small bottles that are easily portable
and sold for a ycry small sum, Dr.
Thomas' Eclcctric Oil possesses power in concentrated form. Its cheapness and the varied uses to which it
can be put make it the poor man's
friend. No dealer's stock is complete without it-
Pottery Company Gets Big Order
An order for several- hundred dollars' worth of teapots has been placed
by' the Canadan Pacific Railway with
a local pottery company. Tht; teapots will bc used in the Canadan Pacific hotels at Calgary, Banff, Lake
Louise, Sicdmo"us. and for thc railway's dining car service. The pottery iiilecl a sample order of these
goods last year znd the result Is an
order_-scvera!-times as -great--as ihe-
sample order.
How It Is Done.
"Dear mc, how closely thc poor
cows arc crowded together!" shc remarked.
.'"Yev," he said, "but you r-ce, wc'ic
obliged to pack them close-.*'
"So    that    they'll    give    condor.*
milk,''��� h<- said, without a blush.
ich as w<rc being savid,
Disturbing Element.
A well-to-do Scottish woman one
day said to her gardener:
"Man Tamniiis, I wonder you don't
get marricdi You've a nice house,
and all you want to complete it -is a
wife. You know the first gardener
that ever lived had a wife."
"Quite right, missus, quite right,"
said Thomas, "but hc didna keep his
job long alter hc got the wife."���The
Watchman-Examiner, New York.
After a v,oman says: "There's no
use Jalkin'," she keeps right on.
Mammoth Trees.
The mammoth tree of California,
thc giant of "thc famous coniferous
grove at Calaveras, is 327 fcct high
by 90 fcct circumference. It is believed to bc 3,000 to'4,000 years old.
Thc University of Calcutta has 26r
000 students, the largest enrolment of
any university in thc British Empire.
Reindeer Attracted By Settlers.
According     to     \iihois   from   thc
j ' Abi,tibi region, reindeer, which has not
hem seen in that section of thc province   for  several  ye.tis,  are   .-cpontd
travelling by groups of icti and hficn
and have apparently bcefi ��� itracicd by
thc strange sght of- now tc;llemcn:=.
Bears   and   wolv i.s, w l>.c!i %<v.rs rgo
were <juite ���.ir.nicrou*,    arc   'trovvi-q
very scarce.      Fshii.v; :s -snorted io
' be    cxccp'ion^l'y    good ri  '.: -  ^;-rc
r^gio-i this year.
-Snakix^hooting is a favorite pastime
of the Bedouin inhabitants of Palestine.
cmA/ fw Jfi& ����&&
'. Truth is stranger than fittiGn to
most people, probably becatise they
don't care for an introduction.
W.   N.   U.   1369
Crude Oil in Ontario.
While digging a well four miles
north of the steel plant at Saul! Sic.
Marie, ciude oil was struck on the
Jamicson farm. Two new companies havc been formed to handle same,
bui until an analysis is made, thc
quality cannot be determined. Much
interest Las been aroused and many
prominent, oil men havc visited the
scene of the new discovery during the
past week.
The Most Economical Work Shoes
For Summer
M��i, who are on their feet all dav, certainly-<k> appreciate the
comfort cf FLEET FOOT as well as their sturdy wear and sound
There are FLEET FOOT Heavy Shoes for work���and .-nany other
styles of White Shoes for i'dress-up." V
Put the whole family in FLEET FOOT this summer; It isawsc
There are FLEET FOOT shoes for men. women and children for
work and play, for every sport ar.d recreation. '
The Jia'me P&P&' is stamped on every genvlnc FLEET FOOT
shoe-  Look tor the name.   It means style, comfort, long wear and economy.
Ass your Shoe Dealer for Fleet Foot
and make iure you get Fleet Foot,
II wg^��agj1��\atiM��#m���a>tfr.-��'"""' wwwm rrwaaj
Is $2.50 a year strictly in advance, or $3
when not paid for three months or more
have passed. To Great Britain and th��
United States &_., always in advance.
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil  Notices     7.00
Ststray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks     1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12-50
(Where] more than one claim appears ir notice; #5.00 for each additional claim.)
All other legal'advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and S cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
Trauscient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals I2>_c. a line each insertion.
The Home Circle
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be plaased
to have more money.
L-: i���
EvKKYTinsr; has gone down except paper :io;! envelopes. They
are stationery.
Some women kiss their pet dogs
in preference to your husbands.
Some men are born lucky,
��� Xf Mother Eve had been wise as
eorue of her daughters, what a fool
she'd have made of that snake.
Some men promise to stop smoking after marriage, without exact-
O   V)
ing a similar promise from the girl.
The girl who wishes she had
beenborn a boy will never make a
good wife���she will want to wear
the pants.
A pretty woman ��� with brains
usually sends some man to the
devil.    If she   hasn't   brains   she
goes there herself.
A man will promise a woman or
baby anything to keep them quiet.
Sometimes he delivers the goods in
ijhp case of the baby.
All of us believe iu law and
order of course, buc a surprisingly
Jaige number-of people like to see
& policeman get whipped.
The wise virgins of olden days
kept their lamps trimmed and
burning,- those of-the present day
.keep the gas turned low, aud they
manage to trim "as many suckers as
their predecessors.-"'���    -   ���"'���'"-     -''.-'
Give the Children a Chance
Why is it, it is often asked, that people in small towns
can find no better business than prying into other people's
business, and then exaggerating the truth in regard to the
same. People who pretend to be Christians,' who attend
.church regularly, who in the sight of their neighbors are
generous and charitable. 3'et who, without the slightest
provocation, pick up some little mistake, or more often,..at
nothing, will so scandalize one as to ruin his or her reputation for life. While they would not steal from them,
world goods, yet they rob him or her of what is more
precious than gold���a good reputation, . Why can't people
practise the Christianity that they preach and '.'Do unto
others as you would have them do unto youV'^Tf a brother
falls, don't jump on to him because he is down, and because you do not intend to extend a hand, do not, like a
(log in the manger, stand in the way of others.
A mortgage is a strange institution. It makes a man
rustle, and it keeps him poor. It is a strong incentive to
action, aud a wholesome reminder of the fleeting mouths
and years, A mortgage represents industry, because it is
never idle and never rests. It is like a bosom friend because the greater the adversity the closer it sticks to a
fellow. It is like a soldier, it never hesitates in charsrine-.
nor fears to clo��e on an enemy. It is like the sand-bag of
a thug, silent in its application, but deadly in its effect.
Like the very hand" of providence, is spread over'all creation, and its influence is everywhere visable. It is like the
grasp of the devilfish, the longer it holds the greater its
strength. -It will exercise feeling, energy and lend activity
to the sluggish brain. No matter how hard the debtor
works, the mortgage works harder still, It makes a fellow
sour,, cross, selfish, unsociable and miserable, and rarely
does him any good to exercise him.
SEALED TENDERS, addressed to tile Postmaster General, will be received at Ottawa
until lioou, on Friday, the 24 tli June, 1921, for
tlie conveyance of. His Majesty's Mails, on a
proposed L'ontract for four years, 6 times per
week on the route between . Greenwood and
Railway Station ;C.P.) from tlie Postmaster
General's pleasure.
Printed notices containing further information asto conditions of proposed Contract may
1)6 seen and blaiil; foin s of Tender may be
obtained at tlie Post Office of Greenwood aud
at tlie office of the  Post Office inspector.
Post Office'Inspector's Office, 13th May, 1921.
Vancouver, ]J. C.
J. F. MURRAY    "
Post Office Inspector.
... NELSON, B.C.
Nicely furnished rooms, by tlie_
day, week or 1110:1 th
. Nilson    . -    ���    ��� Proprietor
In tlie Similkameen Land District, Recording-
Office of Fairview; and situate adjoining
Lot 1453s.
TAKE NOTICE that Paul DuMout, of
Bridesville, iu said district, Rancher, intends
to apply for permission to piireliase the-fnllow-
desenbed lands cuiilainitif. -10 acres, more or
less: Commencinir at a post planted ou the
West bouudurv of said Lot 1453s and about 11
chains North 'from the South'-West corner of
said Lot: thence Easterly about 10,5 chains;
thence Northerly about 20 chains;. thence
North-Westerly about 20cliains; thence North
about 0 cliains; thence West about 1.5 chains;
thence South to place of commencement 2S
chains more or less; and also a small portion
of land comiueucinp at the South-West corner
of said Lot 1453s, thence Soulli-IJasterly about
1.1 chains; thence West about .5 chain ; tlienee
North 1 chain, more'or less to point of commencement. ;
Dated at Bridesville, B.C., March 17th..1921
616 Vernon St., Nelson
Brick building and finely furnished rooms
JOHN BLOMBERG     -    -   Proprietor
Dealer in Second-hand, Furniture
and Clothes, Metals, Sacks,
Horses,  Cattle,  Etc.
v   ASSAYBIt   ,,.
���:E. W. WIDDOWSOM, Assayer and
Chemis*-, ..Box biioS, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
$1.25 each. Gold-Silver $1.75. Gold-
Silver with Copper or Lead ��3 00. Silver-Lead $2.00. Silver-Lead-Ziuc $3.00,
Charges for other melals, etc., on application.
Physician and Surgeon
Hospital Phone 90.   Residence Phone 69
1       f?^-
An essential part of any national
."health policy is she ' instruction' in
the principles, and, practice.;.of'��� hy--~
- giene of the great mass "of the-.peo?"
pie. In this as in other spheres of
 liu'rii an? affairs 'ignorance;.-is   tho
Chief curse-:-! -We,are.only now,   as-
knowledge -grows-,, becoming aware
". of ..the' immeasurable ��� part played-
:������ by- ignorance -iii.the'.real'iri /pf, :dis-.
ease.    It is hardly too much to.say
,ihat;"ih _'proportion as .'knowledge
'. spreads. .in ;a . .population,-- disease'
,-'��� and ."incapacityVdaelin'e,..and "this'
"tiecorhaVmbre"evident as" "theV'gross-,
Vforins .of-world "Wide disease-, are
Vb.veroo'iiii'. As .iii' the.' individual,
" fo-in.'the-'coniiniin'tty'knowledge is:
���"t'hfi.rfnoot anchor ,,'of ;pre_ventatiye
Vmf'drcihe^knp.wledge'p.f' tho .'way
; t)\<i. way'of hL'uitlr, .-k'tiovvh'dgi.   of;
��� the causes 'and. channels- of disease,
'knowledge of -remedy..    ���-   7   ��� .-
' ��� Every' .'��� child- - hi.ru :in., Cin-id-.i'
��� .fcj:,)iild . Jiaye ,'iin    opportunity  of
'starting .liiii'."hi������siiuu 1 '   phy.^i.cai
Lwlrh:-.--(.!' grV.vinV.to .Maturity   in
.   and. th; <<;ij_h ."thifhealilif td * xercUe
- of.'i's'po.vi:iA-iint"I then hi"   eiV.'ili'siu.
XOTICK i". liereliy !_i\en tliat on Monday,
tlie 2utli ila\ nf June. l'J21, at 10 o'clock in tlie
f'liviioon al tlii- Own llou^i*. in Clivcnivootl.
B C . a Mitiiif. ol tlio Conn uf Kr\iM(iii will bc
hi-M fiir tin.- purpose ol tv* isiny tin- list of
wuers foY t In- above-naiiu'd t K]ecim*a.l District,
pursuant to tho provi'-inn of the "Provincial
Elections Act."
.Ami noticeis.fm-l.lK'r irhcii tliat any person
claiming, to- In-' ciuitlod - lo Ik-- rcyislored as a
voter in the alipvi'-liainutf KU-ctoral District may
-apply 111 person to have his ntimuoiiwrvd on the
list of voters for tlu- said F.li.-ctoi-al District at'
the said sii.iinU' of the. (.'011 ft of Revision, not-
w'ulisiandin._' tlie fact that his name lias.been
omitted from tlie. li��t" of applicants for reyi.stra-
lion Orfliat he has omitted 10 apply for .rcfris-
tratioii at.the" time orin the manner otherwise
provided,by the "l'rovincial Elections Act." '���-'
" "'J'h.e list of applicants for 'rejfihtraiion is
now posted and.may be inspected at the oflice of
the.undorsiirifed KejriiJtrarof Voters..
.'   Dated April 11th. 11)21. .    -   .;       ~-       " .
\   -"-���   ,-.    '     ^'���y.V'.'R. DKWDXEV,' '"
':.   ,.'.-'' /- Ke^ri.--ti-a'i- of Voters for the Greenwood
'-  "  -"  . ���   -77 ���'" Klectoral District.-   7
Auto Stage twice daily  to  Midway   meeting Spokane, Grand
Forks and Nelson train, leaving Greenwood at S a.m.
For Oroville, Wenafcchee and Princeton leaves Greenwood, 3 p.m.
Fare SI.50 Each Way.    Hand Baggage Free.' ' Trunks Carried!
Express and Heavy Drawing.        - Auto's for hire Day or Night
We carry Tires, Oils. Greases.  Hay and Grain
Office Phone 13, Residence Phone 3 L
AgeiilS;-for :Chevrolet, Dodge, 'Hudson,
Chalmers Cadillac cars,. Garage in
connection. ��� .
fepfscpsis or
land - Aci
f. mmv. mmh
Rea^y To Help A Man With
His Business
With trade reyiviuir, every reliance may be placed on tlie telephone, -which is such
a principal factor in industrial development. .British Columbia is particularly-fortunate in that telephone, lines radiate from the principal cities-to all ooints, so that
instant means of communication are always available .-   " .   '  .-"
The duplicate submarine between Point Grey and.Naiiaiino. was laid tilts month,
doubling the facilities for telephoning; between llie'-uiaiulaml and Vancouver Island.
New longdistance lines have been built on Vancouver Island and throughout the lower
Fraser Valley.Jbotu north and south of the river. Very, few applications are uniilled-
becausc of lack of facilities, so that the telephone always taken for frraiued, ��-il!"no.-
��� fail you.-    .-"���-_" ���... -���_--"" ,-     ���
;  ."Peace hath her/victories,- \ V
���"'.-.. - No lesf.renowned than,War.V '.
��� -.-'���:���-MILT027'
to -live ' in
t>,l   h<*oit!i   under
��� 'whblevvyiiiii- uOni'li-tl<>n-!    uiitil  -tin*
-J'.':l! cbarpi.'-.of lift, in nm.     To.v7J.ivi.-i
that encl.t-i.e R-'A Cro=.�� Cill.-i   upon
"-�����!} "intelligent-".in,eu and    wumfji   to
Vjf>iu th'e-Cri'sadc for G'jotl   "Hearth
7nn.i1 to join'tlia  Red   Cio?s   wiiieh
; can.do inoref for tLie country in
'" pf.'aca tban it was able to aejonr-
~-VpIis!i iii was'. -       ".-._.
"V:-What Did You Say;
The peace time problems and work of the\Red.
Cross are greater'by far than all that confronted
its.organization, all;that.it accomplished.during
the":war.'. In British Columbia today the necessity of. this, work, which, the Society; is. pledged 7
-'to'carry-.6n,-is.obvi6us,7.���--'..-,_;.���'.;'. -.7-7'," --
Ked. Crossv; ��� v 'itS&Sr&i
Health ^^^^;
��g: lie   health; nurses.
*��;-:". V for service in the
rural districts and far-flung pioneer sections.of.
this Province is a work-which is how'actively
occupying the attention of the Society. Towards
this end, arrangements were concluded with the
authorities bf the University of British Columbia
whereby a Red Cross Chair of Public Health *s
now established and being maintained.: The
course is a Post Graduate one, and the Society
has appropriated a;siim of Fifteen.Thousand:
Dollars towards defraying .the expense. Already
ten of these nurses, are placed ^and being maintained., In time it is hoped that each centre will7
be able to support its own nurse,, and thus
extend the service-without added, expenditure.
IiSM6FgeMCy-ln- su.dd_en   disaster; by
fire, flood, wrock, on land
or sea; who. will .help���
who;will pcy? Here the"
Red; Cross does not tem-
'pome,; but proceeds at
once to the scene with doctors, nurses, workers,
food, clothing,; tents, blankets, and whatever
else will tend to mitigate and relieve suffering,
and: distress. Disaster may not overtake your
town, village or .district for years, yet it may
happen tomorrow, and THE RED CROSS
-���MrVBVdid^vdti-8!iy, oi/lid \oi\
.  noE f-aywhfit.-I said jon  said,,; be-
."ciuse'C-. 'said jou:-;'sai!i.'; yqu;"never
'. .-raid what I.said-you,"saiflj- nowVif-
.:7/r;ijd jon di4- BP%rS?yf*J&&^;.lX��$}&.
frota every man and woman in British
Columbia as enrollment fee: in the B. C.
Division ��f the Canadian Red Cross
Junior Membestthip $9.25
MEMiEssRS? mm im s to n
Mail yptir Bnrollinent Fee to yrar Local Branch or tlie
;V7-'.:' X' BRmSH'c0Lc^iA'Dmsi0W7    ���-;;.-'-,} .
,626 Pender;Street Weat;-. "V- Vancouver,3.,'C..'
Mlnlmun.Wprlce of Arsl-c!:iss land
reduced to J5 an acre; second-claso to.
$2.50 an aero.
Pre-emption now contliied to axir-
veyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural, purposes
ind which is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent Dre-emptions
with joint residence, but each making
necessary improvements on respective
claims. ��
Pre-emptors must, occupy claims for
Ave years and mak�� Improvements to
value of $10 per acre, including- clearing- and cultivation of at least 5 acres,
before receiving Crown Grant. '   '
Where pre-emptor In occupation not
less than 3 years, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because of Ill-health, or other cause, be
granted Intermediate certlilcate of improvement and transfer his claim: ���
Records without permanent- resi- -
denco'may be issued, provided applicant :makes: improvements to extejrit of
J800 per annum and records same each
year. Failure to make improvements
or record same will.operate, as for-'
jeltiire. Title cannot be obtained in
less than 5 years, and improvements
of $10.00 per acre, 'including 5 acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of. at least 2 years ""are required. '
Pre-emptor holding-.Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, if he
requires land In conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements' made
a.nd residence maintained on Crown
granted land, &
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding "?0
Mi-es^ may be leased as"'homesJt��a;
title to be obtained after fulfilling real-
d��ntlal and Improvement conditions.
For grazing and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding 610 acres may be
leased by one person or company.
Mill, factory or industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may be purchased; conditions include
payment of stumpage. .       -       ���
Natuu-al . hay meadows inaccessible
by existing roads may be purchased
conditional upon construction of a.road
to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of
road, not exceeding half of purchase
price, ls made. ,<-' >
^ ACT.
The scopft of this Act 1b enlarged to
. nclude all persona Joining and Eerv-
lng with His Majesty's Forces. Tha"
time within which the holrs or devisees
Of a deceased pre-omjitor mav apply
for title undor tffl8 Act Is e'xtancled
from for one year from the death of
such person, as formerly, until one
year after the conclusion of the preuont
war. This privilege is also made retroactive.
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26, m_
Taxes are remitted for five years
Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since Auiru.sl
-4, 1914, on account of payment.", i'ec-��
or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions
Interest on agreements to purchase
t����,nn..0��oity lots held *>? mombers of
��� Allied Forces,- or dependents, acquired
direct or indirect, remitted. from  en- ���
listment to March 81, 1920. ��>
'  . . LAN D8. -     -   '   .-.
Provision - made for issuance of
Crown grants to sub-purchasers - of'
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete ���
purchase, involving forfeiture, on ful-
flllment of .conditions of purchase Interest and taxes. . -Where sub-purc'h&s-
ers. do not claim whole of original par-
. cei, purohaw price -due and taxoa may
be - distributed proportionately over"
whole �������, ��� Appllcationa muat b��
ma<I�� by May 1. i��ft    ���  .      .
"     . ORAZINQ.    x C .
���   Gr'aiing  Act,. 1910,. for-    systematic
development of livestock industry provides for grazing-districts and range"
administration "under   Commissionor ���
-Annual-graxing-"perriilt"s""issued based '
- on numbers ranged: priority for estate
. Hshed .  owners.   . Stock-owners    inay
.   form Associations for range management.   Free, or partially free, permits
for settlers, campera or trs-vVUera,' uD
to t��n head.- M ���
fiie Consolidated Mining & SmeltiDg vCo.
of Canada, Limited
'-''  Offices^Snieltiug and Refining Department   . '
Purchasers of Gold, Silver,'Copper and Lead Ores
Producers    of    Gold,    Silver,   Copper,' Bluestone,   Pig   Lead   and Zinc
��� .     ' V "TADANAC" BRAND
4*   The only up^to^date Hotel in the intet*iof,    First-class   ��&
in every respect, 4s
 = ���
lot and Cold Water; Steain Heat and Telephone in  ��*��
each room.
First Class Cafe and Barber Shop
Steam Heated;  Electric Lighted.
RATES 31.00 per day and up; European Plan.
Bus Meets all Trains and Boats.
(Expert Optician)
.'      GRADUATE'
K. W. �� Block ,      .-   "":'���-   Nelson
���Economy and Satisfaction =�����
combined with Promptness -3
are the features which go to I
make up the Service we give ||
pur customers. Are you 3
one of them? 3
t&t~?    -.��� _ _  _ ^*��
B Letterheads, Noteheads,       f|
fc.- ���     ��� ..   (Ruled or Plain.) * . 2
g Envelopes^ Billheads, g
���5C . ���     (All Sizes) 2
B'y -������'       Statements, Business Cards, 3
g Posters, Dodgers, Etc, Etc. 3
l-The Ledge       PHONE 29      %
g,    GREENWOOD        Job Printing: Department    3
xQc:y\^JM.;Mineral-"Proyince' of Western Canada
v'':'v-Vvv'-.^ r
V..      .    . ;;;'.Ifiis--pr(.iUic.p(] Miiir-rals -ysiiued' as'���follows:    Placer Gold, ��75,722,003;   Lode
'"'X^.'^y^-fymxi'tiXix :.-Sifver; 8fiO;432,304;.-Eeacl 643,821,10(5; Copper, S153,G80,9G5;'
- ��� :-{'-'/?O.Uier^Metals '.CZinc-,-"iron-, ;et'e.), $1G.S1S;4S7; -Coal. aD(l Coke,' 8199,123,323;
V.7"_'BtiiIilij g Sione, ..Brick.-VCement.-etc.,- 629,991,757^Miscellaneous Minerals, etc.; ���
-"''-..��� -S7;8rn.niS:-making'.its -M.ihera'j Production to the end of 1919 show an
Prftduetioii for Year B^^m^^\m,%yi^^^
The Mir:itig - Liwb of this Province.; are more liberal and the fees lower
than'those of :any;. other Province iu tlie'f.ordinion, or any colony'in the British
Eihpire.  '-.; .'��� '���:.'������ :���'���"' ���-.''.���-       "- '    ".���' .'���--���
Mineral lo&ationsare granted to discoverers for nominal, fees.' -. ;
Absolute   Titles are   obtained; by -developing-spch[properties,^ the security
.  .of; which ie. guaranteed by-Crown Grants.;, ..'���'-.'.:-.   ;.   .  - ���      '      l ' V ;������    ;.
ykyy���'-. ;jF.!?H'iBforination';, together,withrmii)iag. R��ports and Maps, may be obtained \.X   ���; .
V.- >������.:- 'grafe by add ressi.ug��� . ^ V,:--7 ";:'''''V";v'".. VV ,V V;V-'-   .'.:   '--���. 1 * . .-'^' VV-'-.. y'X
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