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VI
THE   OLDEST /MIKING   CAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
Vol.    XXX.
GREENWOOD,- B,.������ C'.,' THURSDAY. JULY 10,   1924.
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Now is  the time to  Brighteny up your Home
We have just received an assortment bF
Paints, Oils, Floor Stains,
and Varnishes
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
PHONE 28L-
GREENWOOD. B.C
s
Fresh Salmon and Halibut
*~   Every Thursday
Cherries and Apricots
For Preserving.
For Quality and Value Order From
GREENWOOD  GROCERY
I -o "
Just In A Big  Line Of
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NEILSOIN'S CHOCOLATES
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Box, Bulk and Bars
Buy a box of these extra fine fresh Chocolates
GOODEVE'S  DRUG  STORE
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
NOTICE is hereby given that the Partnership lately subsisting'
between  the   undersigned  George-Birkett   Taylor and   Thomas      '
Jenkin, carrying on business at Greenwood, B.C., under the firm
name of "Taylor '���& Jenkin" was ou this 31st'day of May,  1924,
dissolved by mutual consent^atidthat the business in future will be
carried on by the said George Birkett" Taylor and his son Richard
C. Taylor under the firm name of "Taylor& Son," who will pay and
discbarge all debts and liabilities, and receive all moneys/payable ,
to the said late firm. , " '
Greenwood, B.C., May 31st 1924. "    -
" G. B. TAYLOR,
T. JENKIN.
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INDEPENDENT  WEAT MARKET
We .parry only the best stock procurable in
Beef, Veal, Pork,   Ham,  Bacon, Lard, Etc.
A trial will convince you
JOHN MEYER
Proprietor
. A signal shows on the switchboard, a telephone number is asked for;
aud a wire highway is created aver which two persons may send their wdfos
and thoughts, one to the other. Thousands of these messages pass over the
wires of tlie B.C. Telephone Company in a day.
��� The telephone operator cannot follow her work to' its results, but she
can appreciate its importance. In her keeping is part of a great mechanism
of inter-communication, but those whom she serves and the benefits of her.
service remains unknown. Each summons for her co-operation is of equal
urgency, for each helps to further the progress of the community 'and the
province. , - 7.-7'"    -
"^^IsiTcolmBSATELEPHONE COMPANYw"
FIRE
FIRE
FIRE
CHARLES   KING
Real Estate. }
Fire,  Life Insurance ���
Licensed by B. C. Government    '.
Accident & Sickness Insurance
AUCTIONEER
Auction off your surplus Stock
Call  at my Office and see  me in
reference" to any of above
GRAB SALE
Now on
7    50c. a Grab
Articles valued from $1 to$6.50
Gents prizes: Pair of Cuff Links,
Signet Ring and Pair Silk Socks
Ladies   prizes:     ��4,00   Turquoise
Ring and $1.50 Pair Silk Stockings
. MRS. ELLEN TROUNSON
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA n   :
In the Matter of the Estate of Alljert Maurer
of Bridesville, In the County of Yale,
lnsthe Province or British Columbia,
deceased, who died on the 11th day of
May, 1924.    1
NOTICE is hereby g-ivcti tliat ly an order
of His Honor John R. Brown, Local Judpe,
dated the 23rd day of May, A.D. W24, tlie undersigned was appointed Administrator of tlie
ebtate of the above named deceased. And
notice is hetelvy further ffiveu that all persons
liaviuff claims against the said estate are
"required to file such claims duly verified under
oath, with me on or before the (Hit'day- of
August, 1934, after which date 1 will proceed to
distribute thc assets-.of the said estate auTong-
thc persons entitled thereto having regaxd only
to the claims of which I shall then have notice,
and 1 will not bc liable for said assets or any
part thereof, to any person of whose claim I
shall not then havc received notice.
Dated this 26th day of June, A D. 1M4.
CHARI.ES KING.
_ _   .     _,     -.Official Administrator,  ���
��� Greenwood.. B.C.
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, JULY 12th
Commencing at 8.15  p.m. -,
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
"" Office, Smelting and Refining Department
TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, LeadTand line Ores
Producers  oi   Gold,    Silver,  Coy����t,    Pig   Lead   aad Zinc
���Ta.DANAC" BRAND
JESSE h. LASKY presents
Kodolph Valentino
X    _   \ in
"Blood and Sand"
with Lija Lee and, Nita Naldi
Seethe Perfect Trover as 'a' hot-blooded,
toreador; th'e.idol' of Spain. See "him"
hazard his life:in the spectacular bullfight.
See hitn. yield to the lure of a- titled
Spanish temptress. You haven't seen
Valentino till yoiVve- seen "Blood and
Sand,".   ' ,.'��� :.X. 7 ������-,���-
Froai the famous novel by Vicente Blasco
Ibauez, author - 6f "The Four "Horsemen
''--.;,"   V -pf-.the 'Apocalypse." ���-   "V ���-V
ADULTS 50c
CHILDREN 25c
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Miiiister in charge  7"
��� Rev.- W. R. V/alRlnshaw, B. A.
-   "        Greenwood
Sunday, July IStti.
Midway U #tm��
Greehwood 7.30 p.m.
No. >��.
Dressmaking ;
Reasonable charges.    ; Fitted at. your
home. . Address
MRS. JEROME; McDONEIA
.   Greenwood B.C. Box 483.
Mrs. Mace left oa fBaesday for
Graad ForksWV-.- .7 V ��� V XXz ���
AROUND HOME
Bert Saell, of Brookmere,   has
been made a J. P. *
J. Price is expected home from
Smithers in a few days.
Thos.   Thomas   has   gone   to
Grand Forks .for a few days..
I.   Skelton   drove   over   from
Danville, Wash., on Tuesdays
Miss Ruth Axam left  on Sunday morning- on a trip to Vancou
ver.
/
Johnson Beattie, of Penticton,
is visiting J. D. Graham-at Dead-
wood.
Mrs. Geo. Clerf and sou, Lewis
left on Monday for Trail to visit
relatives.
P. Austin, of Esquimalt, auditor for the Liquor Board, was in
town on Friday.
Juan Puddy arrived home from
Spokane on Friday and intends
remaining in town.
There are a few radio plants in
this district. Very soon every
home will be supplied.
Geo. Boug went to Edgewood
on Monday to do some assessment work on his claim there.
Miss H. E. HoRps left last week
for Seattle before proceeding to
her home in Winnipeg, Man.
Dan McGillis aud Geo. Hambly
left on Tuesday on a few days
trip to Nelson and the Slocan.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Pope arrived
home last Thursday afternoon
from a week spent in Vancouver.
Edward and Ernest" Johnson
left on^Tuesday morning on a
visit to^their father at Beaverdell.
Robt. Lee motored to Beaverdell on Wednesday to look after
his interests in the saw mill there.
" Clinton Garris and Wendell Olson returned on Saturday to Spokane after a week's visit to Greenwood.
Chas. Cruse, of Lardo,- is relieving agent at the C.P.R. station during Wm. Walmsley's vacation.
Mrs. Pickthall is spending a
few days with Mr. and Mrs. G. S.
Walters'before moving to Grand
Forks.
Miss Simmons, of Nelson, Supervisor of the B.C. Telephone
Co., was in town on Monday and
Tuesday.
B. W. Harding, chiropractor,
passed,.through ..Greenwood ..on
Friday and is now located, at
Armstrong.
W..E.'Truesdale, of Vancouver,
left on Saturday for Grand Forks
after relieving Ed. Pope for a
couple of weeks.     .      , .
' W. G. Eggert and R. F. Currie
auditors for'the Canadian Bank
of .Commerce, are in town inspecting the local branch.
Miss Daisy Axam, of the B.C.
Telephone Co. has been removed
to tbe Trail Exchange, and left
on Wednesday for that place.
The.B.C. Distilleries will not
open a warehouse in town until
all. araacgements are complete
which will take some little-time.
7. "Inspector.: Sheffield...has nice
things to.say. about: our school
after his jast. visit. .- We have a
good school of which :we'"' are
proud...;-; 7 V V. x'yxxx [���   .���."-.
7Chas.. King is the first.to Vpick
garden raspberries^   He also has
in his lovely   garden, new. .peas,
cauliflower and other early .-vegetables..-  7-    '".'-,      V" ' ���-  -:/   --. '
Mrs. <A,0.; Morrison and  three
children   and Neil   and George
Morrisoti returned "early Wjednes-,
day morning froth a motor trip to
Oregon. .7   -
Jeriy . Stilwell,: teller ia the
Bank of Commerce, left on Sunday morning on a two weeks; vacation to be-spent at his home in
Duncan;.
Dan McGillis met with a painful accident at the Strathmore
mine on Monday when he fell
down a. 20 foot shaft. lie received
some severe cuts and bruises and
a bad shaking up. Fortunately
no bones were broken and Dan
was able tp to limp around on
Tuesday.     X))',.._ yx _
Mr. and Mrs. E. H.Corpe and
daughter Betty, returned to Nelson on Sunday after spending a
pleasant week the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. J. E. Hoy. !
Miss Josephine McKee arrived
in town on Saturday from Quali-
cum Beach where she had been
teaching, school. She was accompanied by her mother.
The Combination mine shipped
about six tons of ore to the Trail
Smelter last Friday. The ore is
full of free silver and it is expected it will go over $200 a ton.
Mrs. Lester McKenzie and two
daughters arrived from Allenby
on. Sunday and have taken up
their residence in one of T. M.
Gulley's houses on Government
St.
Humming birds have been seen
in the^district. These little birds
are the smallest of the feathered
tribe that visit us, and the most
interesting of the songless varieties.
If a suit of clothes is well
pressed and then wrapped in
good wrapping paper the moths
cannot attack it. Winter overcoats should be put away in this
fashion.
Miss Irene Bella who.has been
quite ill with tonsilites and in bed
in the'Vernon Hospital for five
days with a high temperature is
now, her many friends will be
pleased to learn, fully recovered.
Baron Byng of Vimy. Governor of Canada, will visit Grand
Forks on Friday, Aug. 1st, accompanied by Lady ,:?Byng and
daughter. They will by be in
that city/ from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Owners of gardens should put
out dishesof water for the birds.
Plenty of fresh drinking water
brings the birds to a garden and
puts them iu a mood for song.
Young birds' are sometimes
drowned in pails half full of water while attempting to get a
drink.--       x
Angling this week was good
and many have been enjoying the
sport. Some men will go a long
way for a day's fishing. Some
men in-Greenwood have not had
a day's angling in ten years. The-
difference is in inclination. A
couple of hours at a time is
enough for many men.
A few days ago some boys'were
caught in the act of smoking in
one of the vacant buildings, This
not only stunts their growth but
makes them morally depraved.
Besides there,is the great danger
of fire from the .cigarette butts,
The next time boys-are.seen in. a
_v_acan_t bui_.dihg,_whether.they7are;
smoking or. not; the .police, will', be
notified." -'--"-     -"-; ��� 7- V-,' VW - :���
Mrs. Holmes'came all the'-way
from 'Toronto- ;to celebrate. her
76th birthday with : her.: brother
Dave Oxley, of Eholt, ; Withfher
was her neice,: Mjss Edith Atkin,
also of, Toronto.,, There ������-was-,, a
large party at the birthday celebration, seven cars coming, from
Curlew, Wash.ff Mrs. Holmes visited Seattle, Spokane- and other-
points on her trip west.
The post, office employees in the
east went on strike on short, time
ago, but7the whole country ..and
the government stood firm against
their demands.. We in Greenwood
did" dot suffer very much'from, the
disturbance to..the .post . office
.business.; It was worse fin the
large, towns where there is much
manufacturing. But a strike in
hard times when nobody.^is making much money and. some, losing
it is an absurdity which grown
men: shqulcLavpid, 7 7  .
, About 40Knights and Pythian
Sisters, came over ..from .Grand
Forks last night for. a'7 joint. inr
stallation of "officers, with/the
Greenwood brothers and ; sisters.
These fraternal visits; are always,
enjoyable and last night's gathering proved beneficial to all. After
the, installing, ceremony was over
a . supper was. provided by the
Greenwood Sisters whicli was
very much appreciated by. the
visiting brethern and during! the
speech making part of the programme many^ complimentary, remarks were made.
Tidy "God's Acre
A clean up Bee has been endorsed by the City Council to
clean up and repair- the neglected
graves at the cemetery next Wednesday afternoon. The ladies
will provide tea. Everybody
with cars are requested to bring
people with shovels, picks, hoes,
etc. Dont forget the date, Wednesday, July 16th and be sure to
be there at 2 o'clock. It is urgently requested that owners .of
cars make arrangements to bring
a load of peopleT Be sure and be
there and help show respect for
the dead by tidying up [God's
Acre.
GreenwoodJDistrict War
Memorial
The financial matters in regard
to^the above have now been wound
up and the committee wish to report as follows;^���
Total subscriptions received
from'all sources ��279,85
DISBURSEMENTS
Marble tablet aud inscriptions $175.00
Skilled labor on monument
(This   includes 12 sacks of  "'
cement and freight on same.
Reinforcing iron and hooks.
Hauling from   Rock  Creek.
Making and setting cement
posts and   finishing   monument G7.85
Chains                                          16.00
Express, stamps, etc. -2.5s
Balance on kandSth July, 1924   2S.42
, S279.S5 279.83
The balance 0^818:42 has*,been
placed in the savings' bank to be
used as a nucleus of a fund for future repairs to the monument when
these ar*e necessary.|
The male members of the committee wish to take this opportunity of expressing their appreciation
of the services of the lady member
of the committee. Miss D��� F. L,
Debney. To Mi8s|Debney^beiongs
the honor of having initiated the
movement for the erection of the
memorial, and to her untiring efforts is largely due the fact that wa
have a worthy War Memorial in
our district today, - -
Community Picnic,
The nice, cool, shady picnic
grounds at the bridge near the station was the scene of gay festivities
on Friday afternoon last when all
the boys and'girlsand many of the
grown ups had a community picnic
under the auspices of the Sunday
School and young people.- Luncheon was served by the Ladies
Aid Society from baskets served by
fehe picnicers after whicji all went
fco.fche school grounds where the
following events were competed;���
_X_. Under school age, Buster Ritchie.-
. Boys, 6   to. ,8,   Mark   Madden,
Hugh McCurrach, Ernest Johnson.
- vBoys, 8 to 10, Allan McCurrach,
Munroe Spence and Eoy Hallstrom
tie, Donald ..Garris.      , ~
7Boys, 10 to. 12, Meredith Fenner,
George Bryan j' Percy Fraser.
.. JBbya,fl2 and over, Allan Fraser.
Girls Eace, Helen Kerr and E.
Bryan, fefe, AVftifechie, M, Ritchie.
Ladies Race, Mrs. JohnEon and
.MrBVcierfV'W'
Ladies Three Legged Race, Mrs.
Fraser and.Mrs. Spence.
.: Young Ladies Race, Sylvia Price,
I. :Keir.
;   Men?8.Race, K, Spence.
_'.-; Relay Race, P. Fraser, J. Puddy,
G. Bryan and A." Fraser.
- Boys Three Legged Race, J.
Wyder and ,L. .Madden.
Centipede Race, J. Wyder, L.
Madden,' G; Bryan and E. Wyder.
Bicycle.Race, E. Wyder, J. Wyder.' .-7 _V7
A(3. dusk': there was'a fireworks
display much to the delight of the
children. : After which a nn'mber
of the younger.people held an open
air dance'on the tennis court, f   -   7
Blood and Sand
Fire Department Meeting
All interested in the re-organ-
iaation of the Fire Department
are asked ��0 attend a meeting in
the Fire Hall at S p.sn. on .Friday
July Uth., -;
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In '.'Blood and Sand'Vis.Rpdolph
Yalehfeino,'the biggest, box office
name in motion pictures, in,; apart
many times, better 7'tbanf f'The
Skeik,'' He is." human,: appealing,'
habdsome, picturesque,,lovable and
romantic. fNever has, there" been:
such a "-.lover-7as-- Valentino in
"Bloodahd Sand1' and whidh". will.-���
be shown, i a the Green wood Theatre
on Saturday, July 12th. ������'���; '<��� -[
Here ib Lila liee/ beanfeinit and1
sympathetic. Contrasting; ia7Ni$a
Nalili, a gorgeba's black panther,:a
lairing temptress who made the
bravest man in Spain tho. greatest.
of ball fighters^ forget honor honor,
love and the adoration of the mull-:-
litade. ." ��� '   '"-,-.-' THE   LEDOK   GiREEOTTQOD,   R O.
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and the choicest of Red Rose Teas is the
ORANGE PEKOE QUALITY     T1
The Cost Of Automobiling
Tin re an.- _ii least liiO.ooO lic.i-nsoibaiilomobilt.'.s in tin.- three Prairie Provinces, <iml il is undoubtedly a safe aiul conservative esi imulo to place an average value of Sl,00(i on iIk-si- car.-;. Tlii* represents an approximate investment lor cars a loin: of oik- hundred aiul fifty millions of dollars.
The purchase ol a car is, however, but (lie beginning of llie expense bill.
In llie cities aii'l larger towns ownership ol' a ear involves the building of a
���garage in whicli lo house il, or the payment of a monthly rental for storage
in a public garage. Huiklliig permits recorded in Western cities in recent
years include thousands of .permits for private garages, and Uie cost of Iheso
would in the ablegate provide for the ereellon of many residences.
'I'll, n before the car can be operated a Government.license must be obtained. The cost of these vary according to size and cost; of the cars, but
a low aw tat;" may be placed ai $15.00 per car, or a 1ol.nl of two antl oni?-half
mil lions of dollars paid to Governments.
. Gasoline and oils are a lurther requisite' if a car ls not to stand idle.
Again sulking averages it js probably uot excessive to assume an.pverage of
two gallons ol' gasoline per car per day Cor, say, a period 200 days in the year.
Any l".;s average eonsumpiion than this would mean that a car owner'was not
g.-tilag value in service for his capital. Investment'in a car. Gasoline eonsumpiion would, therefore, amount to 300,000 gallons a day. or 60,000,000 gallons for the 200-day period, and at 35 cents per gallon will reach tlie sub-
siuniial lotal of $21,000,000. Add oils and the bill will not fall far short of
twenty-five millions of dollars for power aud lubrication.
Then comes the bill, extremely difficult to estimate, for tires, repairs, re-
vharging and replacement of batteries, and public garage services of one kind
and anothr. Let tlii.- be placed at the low average of ? 100.00 per car���some
new cars wiil run less than this, but others will exceed it several times over
in a season���and another -fifteen millions of dollars is added to the total.
Still another item is-that for insurance on the car against theft, fire, personal liability and property loss; also insurance against fire on the garage
building. Some car owners may not protect themselves in this way, but as
a strictly business proposition tliey should. Put insurance down at an average of $30.00 per car, which is Loo low/and it comes to four and one-half millions of dollars. ���   ���
These are the main cost items of automobiliug in the three Prairie Provinces, but they do'not include many other items too numerous lo mention.
They represent a formidable bill of two hundred millions of dollars, or an average of $1.00.00 for every man, woman and child iu this "Western country.
Eliminating Ihe original capital investment for the cars, and charging seven per cent, on the money so invested, iL will be found (hat Ihe annual cost
of maintaining the West's large.and steadily increasing floe.l .of motor cars is
..between'_fil't.y" and sixty millions of .dollars. "'--.   .;'_.-','} ,'y -.';".-   .7 .." V. 7 X  ;���
..  VToihe extent that,cars "a re used for. business _purposos,".aiui are,. Hi ere fore,
revenue'"producing -for'.tiie "'dvvner.nhis.-.largef expnulilure- in these- so-called
V.iard-_:iim"r.s'7n}ay..be justified.   " Bu't-fii.--is a pretty-well recognized- tact .that
-tens bl'4ho.'usands oVthese-.ears have'-been.purchased .and are used, for .pleas._
��� uife"'-purposes; only: ',"   .'; -."".."'��� ���""���'��� ������'.}��������� ������':"'- y,'   ���'���_���'-,:-,-'" -"'-'" 'X  '  ''"���,"''''
.. , - Owucrsiiip'of; cars 'was'kept, in "bounds and..limited so-long-as'.tlie :-])ur.--
chas'eVol"-.oiie '-vyiis-a, spot^eash.^propoyition,- alLhougli even "then some. :peeple
���-. "we're" foolish; enough t.o mortgage, tl'ieir.-homes .and businesses- to buy .'a_.car.-But'
.-.when  the-maiuifaHurers-adopted- the policy ��� or.seliirig.caiVon iime'.wltli'.a
���".' small cash payment down.-it became a. case-of.t'Keepiiig'up,with Mhe'Joriescs,"
-; and/everybody 'began doing/it; 'many iitt le realizing" I lia I the"" nidnlhly.-co'st of
-.upkeep qf a" car was -.all their' resources could .��� stand" 'without-.- also-   having
- monthly -payments to. meet "on the" purchase price.,".'.   ,"'���""- '.'-,."-    '���-���'"; -   '-'
-    . Cily men use, a car. now.instead of.walking "a" score or.'-'sd. of-, city-blocks
." to, Iheir olIic>s7-",ilitis.,losing "the. exercise." whicli  their' sedentary, occupations
."make.so necessary to gooci'health and'physical .fitness. V On the other hand,
' .the, automobile has" marie""]!, possible Tor .city-people, to get out into, the 'counr-
-"ti-y aud,to summer, resorts, golf, links;.etc.,"to an" extent that.was" formerly.im-.
..-possible,    "ft has" been a booh:to many -young"mothers thus enabled to'ialce
.."���'the .children- out- for an'airing.""    it has; been an. important -t'actoiv along '"with
. .tiie rural- t'elephotie.'in bani'shingniuch oC.thefisolat-iou and loneliness-of farm
;" life. a.n'd'iV.ti'mes of sickness and accident lias, become'.indispeusable. io- doctor
'.and. nurse.-'       f .-���-.-   -/- '���',      "" - ���"." ."''---'��� - ���;-���.   '  ..;   .."''-���'   " X' '���' .
The Shield Of Empire
British Special Service Squadron Last
Word  In ^Efficiency
The visit of the British special
squadron at Victoria in the course of
its world-encircling tour, was an event
that could not fail to appeal to the
pride and patriotism of every true
Canadian. For it represents, not only
a branch of His Majesty's sewace that
Is everywhere exceedingly popular, but
a power which did .more than any
other to end the last war, and which
today is the.most potent in preserving
peace.
A foreign ambassador once declared tliat on the continent of Europe,
when troubles threatened or disorders occurred, there was no sight more
re-assuring than that of the Union
Jack Hying Mil the masthead of the
British Embassy or British Consulate.
It was, he said, an emblem of security
which the people of every country respected ancl appreciated.
And in time of peace, no less than
In time of war, there is something
comforting, even, in the appearance of
a British tar. He is a type that inspires confidence and is as irresistible
on land as he is at sea. Watch him
at drill or iu action, and you will see
in him the personification of discipline,
"a first-class fighting man," alert, active, responsive to every command.
Send him ashore on leave, and he becomes as light-hearted as. a schoolboy
at a picnic, the soul of gaiety ancl fun,
getting more out of life -in a limited
time than any other human being, and
yet "ready, aye, ready" for any emergency.
It is this combination of discipline
and training with genial comradeship
ancl sportiveness.that forms one "of the
secrets of.the British navy's strength.
Whether handling a 34-inch gun or
"navigating a ship of the desert";
whether rescuing people from drowning or riding a donkey with face
astern; whether carrying-relief to the
victims of an earthquake or climbing
church steeple. "Japky" enters'into
the spirit.of the thing with a zest
that reveals the good old " English
spirits at Us, best.
The squadron commanded by Vice-
Admiral Sir Frederick S. Field has already visited Australia," New Zealand
anil.South Africa in the course of Us
tour;- aiid at"every port ot.call has received a. welcome worthy fof the people
of an Empire ..which" regards the navy
as its" "surest defence. . Apart from
whfil'it represents, the squadron is tlie
last vvord in naval development and
'efTicieucy,--being, it "is said,fas far in
advance.ofthe balftleshlp- squadron .of
the Grand -Fleet.' whielvfought at- Jutland,-- as that fighting-unit; was" in adV
van cp- of the-old-Chaiihel Fleet of --Vic;-
torian days.    , _   .' .'-��� -. ".-; -'7    - ��� v ".
Admit Germany To
Chamber Of Commerce
French Minister of Finance Supports
Motion of gelgian Member
Germany has been admitted to
membership in the International
Chamber of Commerce/'
The motion admitting Germany was
made by one of the Belgian members
and supported by Eticnne Cleraentel,
French minister of finance, on behalf
of the Cabinet.
The motion was /adopted by the
council vpf Lhe chamber unanimously.
Only two conditions .were made by
the council on the German membership. The first one was that German commercial interests should
agree to a former resolution of the
chamber respecting reparations, and
second, that the Dawes' report be accepted.
Tlie German Chamber of Commerce has been organized for some
time iu the hope that its delegates
would be admitted to the Interna'?'
tional body. ~"
Sir Alan G. Anderson, British controller of naval construction, came
from Londo.i especially to present
considerations for admitting Germany
immediately. He said that In this
period of conciliation it would be ot
the first Importance for financial and
business men of other countries to sit
on- the same board with Germany and
learn at first hand how the German
economic interests felt. 	
M. Clementel in an earnest address,
said that the Frenchmen could now
discuss common questions with Germans face to fa;e(. - --
The Belgian members showed strong
emotion in moving the resolution Tor
the admission of Germany, it has been
from Belgium rather than from France
that the opposition to admitting Germany had come previously.
Stomach Cramps
Yield to "Nerviline"
��
Whether the corn.;l.e "lof old" or new
growth", it;; must , yield "to' Holloway's
Corn .Remover-,.. '. ���-."-���>
When doubled up at midnight
with-'cramps you don't feel like experimenting; what you .want is something to.remove the cramp. Noihing .
acts so effectively as Nerviline, Take '
tjrvcuty drops In a little sweetened
water, and quick as wink-the cramp is
gone. . Nerviline is about five times
as strong as most medicines, anil be-,
cause so strong", only a small dose is
required-to give instant effect.-.' For
stomach," gas,- fermentation, . cramps,
etc., Nerviline should be kept in every
home.-. ' For sure protection, get "Nerviline",today."--  -35c at dealers.-   ���
, Discover New  Sport
Be-
Ask;Provinces To    _'7-, .".....
7.   X'xx'  Share Pensions Cost
:: GovernmentSVould Pay Half Amount-'
���"7.". ing "to'$! 1,860.920 Per Annum,'
"���: Old ";age pensions.of $20 -a .month-to
..begin  al* ihe ago-.of 70-;-'.w'erc-recoiri:
'mended i,0 t'lic--.House ol-Commons by
. the'Special Committee -on 76jd   Age
: .-Pensions,';, il. isfestimated. byf'tbe com-;
in It too"' ilia t-'.t he number-, of "persons .requiring"! _o be pensioned under the' phui
7. would ibiy-.s'O.SOO, or- approximately. 40
' "per. cent. uf'i he'total population oft he-j
'Dominion at the. age..of 7,0.V The lotal
-cbsi'-of.ilu. scheme-tortho Dominion is
placed at" ijni.'SGO.nSO. per annum. .This
i.s only ohe-half of the penfjion'estim'a.t-
ed to bn paid, the pr.ovinceV.b.eihgfask:
-ed, under t.lieplaii.lo provide the other
half and to- pay- cost of administration
. of tlie act.     I'es-ide'nci; of" 20 years on
""-the part,of a Briiish subject  is fixed
as a cotuliiioti oi pomion ability while
.aliens- must   be  daturalrzi-tl  and  mu.J
reside 'ti'cve "for- _!5 years in  order
- qualify... -
Saskatchewan Crop Production;
ya.lue.;'of-.,.Field,,-Crop"..:For, "LastVYear:-
7 '.'��� '". ��� Rlatced-At-$24?,213,740.." 7
������" The value of-field "crop production
for the province, of Saskatchewan-dur-*
ing -3823, "is 'placed-at'$249,213,7-10;. a'c.-
eording'to official returns.iiiacle by the
department of-agiicultur'e. - -The value
of - other ' -farm: -producl.sV. including,
tiaii-y", wool).game,"fur, etc'.:' is placed-
iiiV ?3:j.274,-172.'~ "-\Vhcatf "production
>vas..252.622",00p' bushels-frorii" 12,79,1.:-
000 acres, or an-averagc of -3.5,75-bush-
els.'per acre. , ..There.was:a.lota.! _>;ield
of'SflS.O/G.QOO.biisliois 'of .oats., from
���1,898,7.70 acres, "an,., average/ of -''44.50,
bushels-per .'acre. - .The" area under
.cullivatlon --last-."year '\ya__'-2G.QSS,"539.
"acres.'    -  ...."".-  /---'-"'   ���'������;'-.- '���".'-��� -
For- -.Rheumatic -'Pairis.r-Thp pains
and aches ofSclaUca aiul Kheinnatism
should  be  trnitec!  with  Dr. - Thomas'
Eclectric Oil.     'i'lin soothing artrt-Iieal7
ing properties oi this famous remedy] Papulation
Wherie  Murder  Is  Commonplace
More" Than 10,000-Murders a .Year In
-    -. - United .States .-  "     -.-���"''
7 The' murder.;record- of the.United
Slates- lias -.reached a'point, where, it.
has aroused comment-, froni .tlie'Ameri-'
cans-themselves.",   ' -.     ���' "     --.'. }������  i
"A. --hew'spaper- statistician" recently:
put., the situation emphatically fin "tliesef
words:   ���-:    ,:  'X-  -, ,���   X ,y- y- xy ,7"
���   -'XT'these.24;'hours-run. true to form
there-will be 28" American's slain."--. ���
.'Thai is, it seems, the daily liiunl.er
score in the United1 States.'       ",,  -, /-
fin - other "words, Vhere.are, in the
neighboring repubiic;. more than ]0,-
0.00 murders -a year. -" '.'.'-'-.
.', But these- figures account only for
the-murders brought to light. ' _Thnr.e,_
must be others never reported.' Then,
too, of- the long lists- of missing persons repor_.ee1 ,-��� some'.--unquestionably,
are S;ictims of assassins.,-' ; y ���'
.'. More- "thai-. ���,-Uiaf, theL - proportion -of
murders- tb the general, population .is
increasing." ���".- '...". '[;';}" --'.''
; Twenty, "'years. " ago, the. United
States, was-twice.as safe.a couhiry'to
liveiu. - '}ih ' other' words,', in tweniy.
years tlie murder rate, in proportion- to
lias.- doiibled.'-^-Stratford
Rabbit -Hunting. On - Motorcycles
coming'Popular-in California .-7
,' TheVmysteriOiis' iiocturhal ''"roar, of
motorcycles"'in. the open" fields at Del
Rosa, '.'nesir-f San Bernardino," CaLf^
which; for somo time' caused fanners
in-the viclnr'.y manj' "sleepless, iiights;
was- explalnec'. red =sn lly by a .youth who
declared that'rabbit hunting on'motor--
cycles.byinigiit was fast becoming-tlie
popular sportrof: the'town, cyclists. "He
explained .that'riders, chased the. rabbits through the ,fichls"".unlil'-the' animalsTneared exliausfion,-. then drew up
alongside .and grabbed-theiii; by the
birs:.:;_f - ���__��� ::-���- ���X-X-'-^--���X- --.-��� xx~-i-
. Dust Causes. Asth'mal-'. Even- a little
spe'efi:- too- small to.see" will.lead to
agonies.whicli ho words cari'describc.'
The^yalls' of thebreathlng tubes, con-'
tract7'and It seems, as. if.the very life"
.must pass.; From,this condition Dr.
.'J."D..Kellogg's Asthrria-Reniedy brings
the user to. perfect rest.' l.t.relieyes
the passages and normal bTea.thing'-is
firmly' "established- again.."' Hundreds
of "7" testimonials . received annually,
proveits effect! veiie'ss...   - .'.   xy ,",
.,-AWise'Suggestion. - - - -
-..-.' The    Maid.���1'vC   often   'won'dered.
muni.'why you" "don't get -rid of-that
.piano'and 'ave' the wireless���look wh.Vt-
a lot of dust:n" it'd siivef
10 (have    been    demonstrated    for    fifly
.(years..'     Uso.it. also i'or in/iamnyafory
j?>alns,  cuts.'-scratches,     bruises    and
sprains, either in human beings, or the
lower animals. ... "-.
,. The idea, i hat one of. life's greatest
worries is' tiie-fear of lo.-.ing the. job is
not -borne oit.i by the leisurely way in
which, many people go to.it.       .';-     '
-    Light Thoughts--
"AVhal be ye thin kin'-of, Janet?"
"''.Nothin'.itiucli."
"Why worn't ye '-thi.ildn' pf me?"
"J were.""        "'      "' " '���    '
B'eacon-ITerald.
Human    hair    varies fin thickness
from-the 250th to' 60.0th part of an inch.
GHltDREN CRY FOR "CASTORIA
n
A Harmless Substitute for. Castor Oil,, Paregoric, Drops
and Soothing Syrups��� No-Narcotics!
giving aatural sleeU
Mother!
fceen in use
Fietcber'3 Castoria has
for over 20 .years' ,to relieve babies and children of Constipation, Flatulency. - Wind Colic . and
Diarrhoea; allaying Feverishness arising thcic.rovu. and,'by regulating the
Stomach and Bowels, aids tha assiuai- I '.,
latlon ot .Food;
without opiates.
signature of
Capacity Cargo For Orient:"'-' "
Following a four weeks- lay-civer-Jn
Vancouver, duiing'which time she was
thoroughlyfocondilioned after her five
months cruise -around; theffworld,,the
Canadian Eacift:. Empress .of Canada
resumed service'en the regular.trans-
Pacific "schedule, when.she left recently for. Oriental, ports:.; A capacity
cargo of high-class merchandise for
JatpaD'ese and Chinese markets, as well
as the usual exports'-dr flour, asbestos
lead, cigarettes '.and automobiles was
In her holds. - ������������;.
7 GermanisLike Hockey
- Hockey and cricket, played by few
In Germany before the war, are gaining in popularity, but tennis continues
the game" most ih vogue.- . While the
number or golf players has, greatly
Ths genuine .bears ' increased- in the last, few years, the
spread of this game is hampered by
the ..lack of ground for links. Berlin,
forinsiance, has only two courses.
For. Sor* Feet���Minard's Liniment
���United States to.-Assist' Europe '��� ���;
--, The -United States-is not'only' will-.
Ing but .anxious to assisi^Europe In
pushing the settlement of her repara^
tions'problem," but' does ;noi intend to
participate In.- any pollticul difficulties
overseas,-ii..spokesman for."President
Coo'lldgefsald, commehting-oti thu-pro-
poscd.finter-allicd conference, in Loii-"
don" tp'TOrisider.means.of putting, the
reparations experts* plan into effect..'-
Using Hydrogen For
Inflating Dirigibles
British Specifications Call For Use Of
.. Inflammable Material
In spite of "frequent disasters to the
rigid type'of dirigible, the airship is to
be given further trial by the British
Government. The record of the" Shenandoah, though still brief, is encouraging. ' - The longer record of the
R-34, the British-craft, which visited
New York a few years ago, it notable.
The tragedies of the.R-SS (ZR-1) and
the Roma do not prove that dirigible
safely.33 impossible to attain.
��� The Shenandoah __is inflated with
helium.- EuL..that' gas, while-non-in-
flanimable,.-h_as'-'tlisadvaulages.' - ..It-Is
not.' so . buoyant,"'as hydrogen and an
insuperable, objection-to it, from -the.
British' viewpoint,'- i_j thal.it_'ls oh-'
laihabie only, on this continent.. Tlie
dream,of ,a Quick airship service be?,
tw-eenf Australia.-,and:England, "via In-
.(lia, Singapore and"' Ceylon, .fhardly
could- be realized if the.-precious fhel-
iii'm had to be broughL ."���'froni "Amevicai,
' So' the', specifications for-the two
great,airships authorized by the Ma'e;:
Dpualdf Government of Groat Uritain
call for. inflation v/itli the. highly", inflammable-hydrogen.'7. It is believed,
however,- that' safeguard's, in the vicln-"
.ity. of _the:interh_il--co]nb'us tion- engines
will reduce. th'e; fislcs of fire-- (07the
minimum.; rlt'is pointed.out Lhat.'it is;
the gasoline -vapor "about" tlie.engines
which has fired'first,-tlius'setting off
the" hydrogen.- A-great advantage in
hydrogen- is .that -the surplus >.which,
now" is allowed to-escape-as ihe .burden, of theship. decreases .'on a long
trip, through consumption-br. fuel and
other stores, may-be used for-fuel for
the,engines themselves.. 7 ,'This would
increase -;ih"e'-_ cruising range.���rFrom
tiie Buffalo'Bsprcss. ."'-'���- ; ". -r.7"
Canadian Exports To U.S.
Products of Forests Helps (Sreatly.to
Boost Amount of-Exports
Csinadlan exports to the United
States- for the. twelve months ; ending
witli- April, 1324, show an increase of ���
something more" than. 48. millions of
dollars over the corresponding period
of. 1922-23, and an example .of - Lite
rapid growth in the demauds of the
United States'upon Lhe ��� forest resources of the ^-Dominion is furnished,
by the'fact that, of this -iS-million increase, 3i millions comes from wood
and paper exports. Next 1.0 wood and
paper exports, -animal products is of
grealcsl. importance in Canada's exports tb the .United Slates,'with agricultural and vegetable^ products third.
NERVOUS DEPRESSION
- If clothes.make theVnhn.some men
must 'patronise -mighty poor .tailors. "���-.-'
. ' .' ��� One of Ntaure's -6ecrets ."
-Here's- a tree "planted -291 "years ago.
that 'will bear..fruii again thls"sfcaaouf
La.st year it.-yielde'ti a, bushel, of pears.
Tlie"'tree is'at banversiiort, Mass.-. It
.was brought over from England, by.
Governor .-John Endic'ott, in jl630...r��nd
.planted-on his farm., 7," W.
Why does'Natiireglye" 294. years of.
life..to "au" "unintelligent; '.-relatively.
useless,Jtree��� and. Kill, off men .with
supei-brains before thoy are a third'
as pid?.. ..Is'she jealous.of her-secrets,
afraid fwe'll learn too'much ?' You've
noticed thai, tlie-finest-brains, usually
are in-���weak-, bodies���Nature trying, to
destroy thsm.   ���"
Why'v People- Are'- Low'. Spirited  and
"'     ....... Depressed .
���Nearly.-all .women - and niosl men
suffer at limes; from "fits of depression
and low spirits.  - Everything aeejnsav
burden;- then.coiiie-perlods. of, nervous . '
irritability, headaches and weariness.
People .who suffer this'way;laclc vital-
it. y-   because . their -blood is poor and ---
"nerves are-3��arv:d; in consequence.'   _-.
-The   only   way. the rierves- can b&-~-
reached is through the blood.".   By en-,
richlng the .blood- with' Dr."Williams*.<���
Pink Pills.fthe-st<-,_rved7iioi'vcS"are suj>-.:--
-plied with just the elements'they'necd.-
This is provedf by-the-experience.of
:Mrs. ,"J. ;'E. '.Dads6n,7l2th Ave:,'east., "-
Vahcouyer,   B.C., 'wlip  says:^-"About  -
.three years ago; i. became very-.weak  .
and "nervous.    i:had palps in my sidu f"
and back, and also suffered from - i're-''-"
quent -paius-fin  the back- of -my-' head:.
and neck,   f I was.hardly able:.to do ;
anything about.-the house.-    1  would.'"
wake'-witli-a start iii !the -night   and-
m'y. heart would flutter'so. that. ;i"t al-
iriost^choKed me. _���'  I tried much dbc':.
tor's medicine butltdJd me ho per-,
manent. good.    .One day I read about..
Pr7 Williams'. Pink,'Pills aud,-decided '
to give-them:a trial.-'.   These pills.pro-
duced such a beneficial; change in-a,'
shbrt-.time  that 1  kept'tiiking-tiiem ".
uniil.'I'-liad-usee; a dozen boxes.     lly
this thiie. there,":was such ah, improve-_.
ment   in:  my -condition' tliaL. friends 7
would.ask me:wh:_t I..was.taking, and""-
of- course _ I. .was-.- pnlyrtoo. iileased 10 y
tell thorn'Jt was "Div-.Williams*  Pink
Pills/:. -I-"ain "now feeling like a-new"
person and. am" doing my-own: housework.   ' Wi'.-would-'uoi now be without
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills irr the house."
You .'can.'get these,'-pills from your. ,
druggist, or bv mull-at 50 cents'a box
from. The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,'
Broclcville, Ont-."- ���"���'.. .- x
Million For .Grain Elevator .
A vote iif 1.1,00.0,00.1)' for. the" con-.
structJon oi""thefgovernment grain ele-_
vator at Edmonton',-was passed" in the-
House of Commons in.committee of
supply. Hon:-Thomas A. Low, minister of trade and 'commerce, stated
that the elevator would have- a capacity of 2,009,000 bushels. ��� It was hoped that it .would be ready by the time
the next crop was moved. ".
��� - ���' .7   - .  The" Modern. Girl V     _���
'The. "most deadly, foe of'tlie girl-oi .
today, is ; faUgueVaccording'.- to" Pr..-
Clella  Duel  Mosher, of Leland.Stanford Uniyevsity... -'"The modern- girl'
craves    a    short - but 7rich life," .Dr..
Mosfeter says.- ' "She fills her life with
ineesasht  activities 'and. thus  courts
nervous-'bankruptcy." -   .. - -���;" "��� '
���FREE BABY BOOKS
Write to The Borden Co.
Limited. Montreal, Ior
two Baby Welfare Books.
' The' title of ..doctor is believed to
have been first "adopted in the ,12th
century. "'   '
*&
The  "bald" eagle  lives  chiefly  on
fish,~dead or alive.
Minard's Liniment Heals Cut?
YOUJVE TRIED THE REST
NOW  BUy THE  BEST
There is a dsaler handling Newcastjs
coal 5n evitry town in Westerr* Canada,
Look for him.
W.
U. Ui
a
THE   LEDGE,   GKEENWOOD,   % 0.
-.<��� !
F. A. Mongeau Tells How
He  Recovered   Strength
V After Eight Years Of
Rheumatism. ��� W-'-.
F. A. Mongeau, popular night clerk
at the* Prince of Wales Hotel, .17 and
lft^McCiill College Avenue,-Montreal,
Canada, lends his name lo farther the
cause of Tanlac, the treatment, that
has proved ol such great benefit to
him.
"Afl_er all Tnulac has done for me,"
said "-Mr. Mongoau, "I just feci like
praising It to everybody. Eight
years of muscular rheumatism had
just about made a cripple of me. I
got to where I. simply had to limp
around on a caoe. My "nerves became affected, my sleep unsound and
lofelt-completely knocked out:
"Six bottles of Tanlac, taken eight
months-ago, anai'e a new man of me
���and I have had no further trouble with
rheumatism, ;or my health, since. My
aerves are steady as" a die, I sleep
ane and feel the same Way. Anyone
tvanting lo know of me What Tanlac
tvill. do, just phone" me here at the
hotel."
T.A
Tanlac is for "sale by all good druggists.- .Accept jio".substitute. Over
40 million bottles sold.
Tanlac Vegetable Pills
Fof Constipation
Made    and . Recommended    by
-   Manufacturers of Tanlac.
the
WORLD HAPPENINGS
BRIEFLnOLD
Modern' methods of whale-killing
have become so effective that there
is danger of the great sea mammals
disappearing from southern waters.
Charles.. E. Moyse,' 72, for many
years vice-principal and dean of the
faculty of Arts'.at McGill 'University,
is dead....       ."-. ,~y. .
Dr. lieinrich Held, newspaper owner and leader of the Bavarian People's
party, has been selected as the Bavarian premier _o succeed Dr. von Knill-
ing.       "
Premier llerrlot 'askiStt and was given a vote of conference or <156��lo 26 oh
a 205,000,000 franc appropriation to
cover expenses of the occupation of
(he Ruhr. -,
Dentists from all parts of the Dominion and' Pacific states will gather
in Vancouver from August 4 to 9 for
the annual convention of the Canadian Denial Association. ���-���-.'..
The government is carrying on
negotiations with shipping interests in
Britain, with a view to securing a reduction in the o.cean rates on Canadian-cattle.    . "; """''������    \-t7
An issue of-province ofAlberf.a
bonds amounting to $750,000 bearing
interest at 5 per cent, and repayable
j-Iii fifteen years has been awarded to
a Toronto -syndicate at a price of
?97.C6.
li
Foretells Roadhouses
-For Air Travellers
British Air Minister Takes Peep Into
the Future
���After having in ken a peep into the
future. Air Minister Lord "Thomson
came down" to the Home of "Lords recently and assumed th'e" role of prophet. He said in three years' time
he hoped lo have in ihe air two kinds
of airships ..tillable respectively to
commercial and naval purposes. iii
ten years he hoped to see-at. least six
airship constructors competing I'or or-
ders-in this country and building.up a
great smd-growing industry,, serving
the purposes.of imperial communication, bringing people of the empire'
and the world .closer together, and
carrying freight as well as mails.
��� Sometime iriVhe future, tho minister said, he foresaw "the day when
noble lords wou.d leave Parliament
House on gliders wiih lig'ni engines;,
and wing their w,.y. westward along
the Thames'valley or-northwards to'
Scotland. On their way Ihey will
need a rest and perhaps Ihey may call
In alsoriie-great caravanserai floating
serene, safe, Mr.h up. far removed
from terrestrial fuss and noise. ..
Shipping   Not   Yet   Efficient
W il I Take German Mercantile Fleet
��� --Years to Recover
It will be a good many years before
the German mercantile fleet attains
its pre-war standard, in the opinion of
Carl Slimming, director-general of the
North German Lloyd.
'.'For "some years," Mr. Slimming
said on hi:; way home from a shipping-conference in London, "wo must
be content with the progress wo. have
made up lo the present time."
Lcider Keep, managing direct or of:
the Hamburg American, line, returning from the same conference,' de-
elearod Lhere was not the slightest
-chance-of his  lino  resuming ils  fast!
Is Your Nose-
Stuffed With Cold?:
DbuT load your
stomach with cough
medicine.
Send healing medication through the
nostrils ��� send it
Into the passages
that    aro    inflamed
pro-war standard of sailings lo and
from New York I'or many years. Th^re
arc "no sl.eam?rs available, he- said,
and consiruclion costs- have risen so
higir-that, the building of "ships with
speed must wait awhile.
Mathematicians To Meet
.Seventh International.Congress To Ba
Held In Toronto In August
. Mathematicians.. ..frorii ��� all parts of
the globe will-'attend the Seventh;-International; Malheinulical.- Congress,
which is" taking-place in- Toronto in
August," concurrently-.with the- meetings of .theBriti'sIiasseciaiion-foV the
-advance, of science. ' All previous sessions of this' boftjv which-constitutes.
fah Inr^rnafUolj^l,'prrtiahieiiTon.matlie-
niatical   matters,'."'have'  been held in
���Europe. '- .Over - 350 ���' delegates .' from
..Europe'will attend," as well .i.s-preventatives Troiii "i tie Untied ��� States and
'Canada: '..;'-. - [ -     . .,'  ���     - ������-' ���"-���'-':
TEETHING TROUBLES
Baby's   teething, lime  is.-;. ���Jimejol
worry and  anxiety  to  most   mothers.
The little ones become cross; peevish;
their little-stomach becomes deranged
and constipation and colic sels in.    To
make the teething period easy on baby
the,stomach.and. bowpls-must be kept
sweet and regular.   This can- bc -done
by.the use of Baby's-Own Tablets���
i the. ideal- laxative for'liitle ones.   Tlie
1 Tablets "are a" sure, relief for all  lhe
'��� minor' ailments- of "childhood such .-as
i "constipation,- colic,'- indigestion,.colds-
:and simple"'fevers.-.. They 'always do
' good���never1 harm.;.' The Tablets-are
i sold:by mediclne'dealers or bv mail al
I 25' cents a- box" from. Thc Dr.- Svilliams'-
Medicino-Cp.",' Brockville, Ont;
BritainfIncreases 0!d Age"Pensions
Soon
-7 ". B.C."-Lumber Shipments - .." '""
British .'Columbia 'lumber, orders are
reviving"; from "Japan,;, and-about, two
mil lion'' fee t - woiv ordered with in.' Ih e
past few .days. 7 -In addition there i.s a
full cargo'of ties-: '.ordered - for './Port
Sudan delivery,'- and ."there-, are ." new"
orders coming fypm China. "Within
the "past���.w.eek- probably irn million
feet of. Uiiiibe.r.'h'is been, ordered' from
British Columbia "infills. ���.    ' ' -V. X-X.
' '.fit's, all rigid furf H.rnan io talk -ti'Inir
self up provided he doosn'i run others
down. -'   -���'   ���"'   ���:' -    -   "-","'-'
Your Skin And Hair
Make-Cusicnra Soap, Ointment aad
Talcuiii your .ervciy~day toilet-preparations and watch your skin and
hair improve. The Soap .to cleanse,
the. Ointment lo heal and the Talcum to'powidsr.,  -���     ���
S*_arjd�� K*cS Frw Sy'H��Jt- AiMresM Orudis'.
Driwti "Catiea-i, t.O. iSss ISIS. Hm_Si����I."
Pri7 ..So��D25e."0.=itm��it_S artdSOc. Tsirinn '.Se.
r~Trf oia new. Sh��TmgSt3ck.
Chancellor of Exchequer-Hope
"'-.VTo' .'Reduce Age Limit
' ..A' quarter, of, a million ^'persons in
Great .Britain of.'70 -years-.or-over-'will
benefit as u"rcsuIt\ol":(lie-extension "of
lhe- old :age penviohs/schemqVwhieh
iias.regoiveii. (h*. .-approval bf'th.e.l-fous'e
of-Cdiumoru.-_.'   Phillip Siiowdon, chan-..
: eel Ior, of  the  exciiequctv .\vhe"n.inr.rci;
. ducing the nece^nry- financial, resolu'.-
j'iion, said.single,-'persons' haying an' in-.'
come, - hot ,nt>co3saril.v-: "earned.: pi" _!*>:
shilling.-; weekly; w'iuW'enHliod-to 10"
.shillings' pension weekly, arid-married
'couples--.whose..income H 50 sliiiiirigs.
..weekly will be entitled lo. one..pound
'sti-rling/jointiy,- a week. -��� The.cost _ot
the additional' scheme willbe.. ��'��,000,-
000 in" the--'first yi-ar, but. will" rise-".ip
��7,000,000.'"-" -.. ; . - . '���  '���-
��� The-proposals',.said the lhlnfsler'; in
ho7wlse could be regarded as -h-final
settlement of the. problem..of-,'old age
pensions. He "hoped "slicfrtly, to submit a scUemv <>f"jno(hers7and widows'
pensions and" redure- the agr- limit-to
M.  .     '.���--���:������'' -:'x).'   :
Plan to Hand Over H. B. Railway
Meets With Favor
IT Parliament at tho present session
does not make provision for the early
completion of tho Hudson's Bay Railway the "Od-io" (he-Bay" Association
is in .favor of the suggestion of Sir
Henry.-Drayton that- the' uncompleted
line, be banded.ozor to "the . prairie
provIncc's.Vupbn.cquilablcvterms.". A
resolution . (o -this "effect '-was passed
it si meeting "of tiie executive ,bf the
association, hcldin Wjr.nipeg. .:���,:'-���
'-The Fe'dera'I," Govern ihen t is. "urged
to make an offer to the prairie governments "or..;iny of. i.h.eni!;'.w:hich will include '"all of: the physical asseis "of the
uncompleted.line... plus." the"unoxpehd-
-ed 7l5ai a n c e"" o rmon i es~ col 1 ec ted Vi n d e'r.
land sales' contracts p edged, by ' th.e
Goycrn'irient of Sir Wiltrid Laurier -for
the..completion'-of.-the'l:Iudson!s Bay
Railway-!" ;; X-    ' ���        "  -���-; ���- .'-.'.  ���
W.   N.   U.��� 15"3"2
!, ' , Shipping .Tar: Sands' ", .f "-
,' Preparations "are now cpmple'to'for-
sliipping."out. large.quantitfesf of 4ar
sands. Trom Waterways.-'-Aiber'la,'- arrangements 'being;suclrthai ihe'roaterial- can= be" loaded on "tlie" railway- cars
with very little- handling... -' The- plant
from!which the" Ebipnioiits will!-hei
made is locatecl at. the base of a cliff
more than 200 feet high-. This -js
practically a solid mountain of as-'
phaltuni,. which can be-jnined in ihe
most economical manner.
True" Tt> His Country
"What did he die oL Mrs. li alone V
"Gangrene, Mi's. Flannigan."
"Well, thank Ilivi'n  for- the color*
.Mrs. Ma lone."
In Great Britain the women r.vctcd
the "men by nearly -2.90S.000>
Minard's Liniment Relieves PsJn
with Catarrh.
It's easy to get
rid of a bad cold, lo
drive out Catarrh, to
strengthen a weak
throat - by inhaling
Catarrhozone. 'Gel - Catarrhozone
from your druggist-today; By using,
it frequently you keep the-'air passages free from germs, and thereby
prevent many, a bad cold. Two
months' treatment ?1.00; small size
50e. Refuse a substitute. - By mail
from The'CaUirrhozone Co., Montreal.
Sir Henry Thornton On Finance
Canada As a Field For Investment Of
American Capital
. In addressing the thirty-firsl annual
convention of . the New York' Slate
Bankers' Association held last week in
Montreal, Sir Henry W. Thornton,
president of the Canadian Nalional
Railways, placed before the"gathering
the fine investment values of .the
great natural resource's of the Domini-
lon, wliich he stated had hardly been
scratched. Tho'.econpmic situation
of the United States and Canada demanded that these natural resources
of Canada be developed along sound
and practical lines, and he urged the
Bankers, 113 counsellors of those who
had money to invest, to educate their
clients to tlio benefits to be derived
from investments in tlie vast mineral
ancl other natural resources.of the Dominion.     The speaker,said in part:
"Despite the fact that much publicity has gone forth, much has yet to
be accomplished to appraise Americans that, the time is more opportune
than ever,for those from the United
States to make investments here. ..Wc
have moro coal in'." Canada than you
have in the United States; we have
natural resources aiid mineral deposits whose surfaces have not been
scratched and with' lands' sparsely
populated, it is up to you bankers to
so educate your clients-of the benefits
to be derived right hero that Canada
will so grow and blossom forth thai
she will stand out as one of the greatest of all countries.
! "Bankers are playing a big part in
the affairs of the world today and il
may be truth fully said that "no" body
of men in the universe of finance has
done so much to alleviate distress qf
nations, governments and peoples as
havc the bankers of the United Stales.
Financial crisis ��� which have struck
panic into the hearts of mankind have
been faced by United Slaf.o.i' bankers
with that show of "front" that characterized the soldier when he went
"over (lie lop" during the World War.
And yet, there are no decorations for
such services as this class of.servant
has rendered. Rather did these men
appear saiis'fied with having done a
deed well and having clone that duty
which their'position gave them the
power" to accomplish.    -   . -
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SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
Let West Finish It
...JULY 13
THE BOYHOOD OF. JESUS '
Golden Text: Jesus advanced in wisdom and stature, ancl in favor with
God and men. .   Luke 2.52.
Lesson: Luke 2.-10-52.
.Devotional Reading: Psalm 119.9-16.
Reference Material: Matthew 2.1-
23; Luke-2.SJ
"Remembering the position nowf
held by the United States, if. must be
plain to ihe government of that country to the south that shc cannot
"divorce herself from world .affairs,
and, if she is to continue"to occupy the
place in the limelight-that her deeds
have enlith-'d her to, she must take
greater interest. in international affairs. , Civilization has passed through
the greatest, crisis in the history of
thc world; ihers are many wounds yet
raw, but unless these are bound up and
riendsljipo renewed! _(herefare' grave
dangers, that,: further complications-
wilt ensue. ' -It. "almosl'sconis ".IhaVtlie
winnings of the war" wis easier ."than
the winning of-'.peace,-:and��� problems'
.thatfiollowcd are very difficult of. split-:
lion'. -..' '..;. ;."'.. '.; 7 . ;-.- .'.-..'
. .."The" safely of "civilization/rests.in
the hands 'of Great. Britain'and. the'
United .Slates. f.War isthn' only game
I know Whire- both sides. lqse.;/;_.Wheii.
bur. two "countries -join hands for fhe-
prevontion ol'.wa"'-!.,' there 'shall, bono
more." ' '���  ~ .      ���"'������������-'     y- .
Dairying In Saskatchewan   ;;
Figures indicate Big Increase of Dairy
'������ " -Products-Over Last Year -. "���
-Reports.-of tlu creamery output'- of
the province of Saskatchewan ffor the
month." of April received "at" lhc.dairy
branch', Regina,-snow a total;of 697.:
067: pounds" bf-but'ter.manufaciured.
This is -an Increase' of. approximately
25.per centf.f oyer (lie samo'month'last
year, "when the output /or the province
was aSK.SSftpoiintV. '_��� During Use. first-
Tour' inonih.s'pf 192-i (he.creameries of
liic.-'.jirbvincir- manufactured f.2:3S0,So0
pounds of lit"!Her,-as compared wills
1 ,S32,S36 pounds in I fie same perlod-.a
.}earfago7. ���: '   "- '     ".   . - 7-77,7'f.."-..
For- Both .House 3��id Stable.'���There
is -a good deal of similarity; physically speaking, between" hitman beings
and the low-r Animals. Both arc
subject -to many ailrnonis arising- from
inflammation and io all manner of culs
and', bruises. .- Dr. 'Thoma?' Kclectrie
,011.is anrentir.oiy reliable remedy' for
such ailments 'and. riiisliaps ' inV both
humah'.bolngs and. the lower orders of
animals. ! '   ''    -"' ��� . ."  -.-.
"World's Deepest Welt
', -The -���world's": deepest,   well  Is  near
Gobelins,'France. .; Boring' was- slari-
ecl in' 1892, and by 1911 a depth of over
lO.OOO. feet had been reached.
Easy Matter
"Oh. dad. there's a big black bug
on the ceiling.'' .      !���
"AU.righl slop on It and don't bother
me." -
NIGHT 6-
MORNING &i
KEEP YOUR EYES
CtEAN   CLEAR  AN I?   HEALTHY
A Diyorce Granted
-, After- many'y^ars of patlen't.suffer-
Itig,-ydii can'bo .divorced from "corns,
you can gel rid oi them"completely-by
applying--Putnam's: Corn" Extractor..
This wonderful-old remedy acts fin"'24
hours.and never falls. ',. Refuse .a substitute' and, remember 7"Piilnam.s'.! is
the only Painless remedy. 25c every-.,
where.-' - .
.;., London Has Sunlight League
.teaches"How"Light "and Air' Will.Cure
.'-'��� '-"���'.���-'. .-..Disease;'.'--..''- "-- : ,;
Of all: I he how; socltdcs that have
been starlcu'in" recent years ilie. Sunlight 'League-:seems',to;- us (lie, most
likely to do-solid anil la.-;(siig.-work-for
the benefit"of ina'.tklnii.' .'"lis- aim is^
not-merely; :p -tf;ach".llie bciieiits'of
sunlight "-cures" .foe diseases.-and debility, but.to iri.iko.cveryphetiiiderstand
how-these.evils isay.be 'warded off by
abundance" of light and '��� air.,- In . our.
horiies ���.and-.'fwor'k'placcs. -Without
sucljuaid' to hcal'.h";aridrciijoymen.t, we
cannol raake ths.most- of our- lives
'."-. 7.. ."Smokeless cities, light:- arid
airy-dwellings-.'���these are what the
Sunlight League -demands..... All power to it.���'London Daily. Herald... -,- ���
, Miller's Worm" Powders "acr' mihlly
and-without "injury to Hie"child, and
there can -be no doubt of their deadly
effect upon worms. They have beeri
in successful use for a Jong time and
are "recognized as a leading preparation for the purpose. They have
proved - their power in numberless
cases and hare given relief to many
children,- who,, but for the good offices
of this compound, would havc continued weak and enfeebled. -
The Text Explained and Illumined
I. The Development of Jesus,-verse
40. Like every one who has ever lived. Jesus ertcrcd into the world as a
helpless infant, and . like all aprmal
children his powers .developed gradually. As a child he grew, and waxed,
strong, filled, with wisdom, and the
grace of God was upon him. "You
know thc Child Jesus in a-picture at
once, by a halo around his brow. There
was no glory in his real life to mark
him; we know this i'or in after years
his brethren thought, his fame strange,
and his townsmen rejected him. Gradually and gently lie woke to consciousness of-life and its-manifold me.vning;
gradually, and not at.once, be embraced the sphere of human duties, and he
woke to his earthly relationships one
by one���the Son, the Rrcfhcr, the
Citizen, the Master.V It is-a very
deep and" beautiful and precious,truth
that, the Eternal Son had a human and
progressive childhood. - Happy .".'(he
child who is suffered to bc and. content to be what God meant him to be���
a child while chllhood lasts!" (G. W.
Robertson).-'[ X:       ;;'_���-    ..
II. Attending (lie Passover, verse 41,
42. Women were .not obliged to attend i.he Feast'of "the Passover -at
Jerusalem, "but -Mary._ accompanied
Joseph on -his-, .annr.al. pilgrimage.
fWhon Jesus .was twelve-years old his
parents- took 'him with them .for "the
first time.becaure he-was" approaching
his thirteenth :-year;'-whe'n,.- according
.lo Jewish custom; he.would become "a
son of the;.Law'-' and "subject to its-obligations. " Three times;-Joseph is*referred to as the-parent-or" father.,of
Jesus, verses. II; 42 and 4S;-Dr. G".ir-
-vie fexplaihs. that '���Joseph is rightly
d"escribed"-as-ouc "of-- Jesus';.pa rcntsi'Tor'
.in the.home he provided, and protect-,
e.d.'he filledra,-par-nt's'"place and play.r
'cd';a' parent's-part. - -To. him-. alsofGod:
.committed "a-trust and task."'-        '',--.
Big Wheat P06K7 ?;
Large Percentage.0'f--1924 Crop in "the
7West - V/iil    Be  'Sold   Through- V
���-- Co-operative" Pools''*. -
.The 1024 crop from betw6.cn 10'.O.On,-"
000 and ILOOO.OOO L "acres, of-- western"
lands will be sold through co-operative
pools.- The" Alberta -pool has been,
operating sincc'last year and-already
lias a", iargcf-acr.eage-signed up, while
the-Manitoba and.Saskatchewan pools
are-how engaged -Jn signing \ up-: acreage, aiid-it- Is anticipated, that. the-Ial-
ter'two" pools, will handle- (ho grain
grown."on some 8.000,000 acres. Plans
are now ."afoot io.7merge' "the three
pools into one: central selling- organl-
zatioiK; arid ilia-possible tt.at such a
mergeV wiir'be'.'ciTe.eieU .in lime (o'msir-
'ket lhe-192I'crop.-':,"V-. "���' yX"- -''���'���['
Wants Base At Singaporr
Needful     For.   Safeguarding     Err.pira
Says  Canadian   Navy   League
That the Navy League of Canada
should, through its executive, ask the
Dominion Government to bring to tha
attention of the Imperial Government
the need of Singapore as a naval base
that will safeguard the security of tha
Kmpire, was the substance of a resolution introduced and adopted unanimously by the Dominion Council ot
the Navy League.
Preliminary to the resolution President Samuel Harris read a statement
he liad prepared on the subject, examining tlie question fronfthe standpoint
of strategy, international relations and'
the financial aspect. .:
The president based his observations
on the remarks iu the British press
that Canada had not yel tendered any
advice ou the subject of ihe proposed
naval base at Singapore to protect tha
Pacific. ' -
An Experiment That Must Be Mask
Demand  From-West That The H. 3.
.    Railway Must Be Completed
The "facts" .'upon which the Montreal cnginoets base their demand for
a   complete  "investigation"   into   the
Hudson Bay. route are   not   facts   at
all;    they"   are   merely opinions, and
J.here. is an abundance of opinion on
the other- side.   . Indeed,' seven members of the Institute voted against the
resolution" bn   the--.ground  that  their
western' colleagues-��� might fltold a different opinion:'    Nothing but experience will show which set- of opinions '
Is,right,-and all political parties in the
country- -are. committed to - the. policy
of making the experiment In. .the. na-"
tional-. interest. ���   Experiments of this
JUnd-.jire -heccss'ary___in _a_ young-dovel-���
oping country,' :aud.,ihat is, thej prime'
justificaition.fo^ the demand .that tha,-
HudsonfBay.'Railway be completed .and
th'e route opened up.~H3raiu .Grower.:..' ;
Guide. 7. - .Xy X '   -:" ���'-���-' - ." '.."--' ..
.-'���.'A man.is" old when he.canlt think of',
anything niore "exciting to do 'between
supper "arid bedtime, than  to  take "3
nap... 7 '��� _:,-   -'���-' Z -.--."-"    '
-F'OR-
HEAMCHE. BILIOUSNESS
COWSTtPATION,
INDIGESTION.
KIDNEYS,! IVERV
'X'titimis: .:' ���-.-
-f Many "mothers have .reason to bless
Mot herf Graves'. AVorm' Kxterminatbr.'
because it has' relieved.the,little ones
of sufferihgf"aiid:n��ade-thein healthy. }
..Compiling Footwear Dictionary- _'
' Ernfird Ja(Ivert,"a Stockholm; shoe-
mak*r, is now in-London, to complete
a dictionary of technical terms.in:the
leather-: and foatw;ear .Industry.: >.He
ha's7been':awardcd>.,cash prize: for the
! purpose- by a Swedish foundation" as a
contribution, to'the cost: of��� the trip
abroad for the purpose, and wili shortly go to the United States.
-.Jaffvert Is especially interested In
orthopedic" slioorraking. and already
has enriched'.the Swedish section of
bis' dictionary with 2,1.00 words.
MONEY OKDERS
I-  Mrs.- JJroomly:   ."And    'ov��- do yer
Heavy- Shipments, Of Poles '
-Thousands o'f _big poles have left
Sicanious, VB.C��� for Middle \Yestern
States during tht; pa3t . few. months.
There has. been.a-good Remand from
that- section ior telegraph:.and tele-
���pfecBe !tae*... " 77 ;:- 77
usband and yerself got along together
Mrs. O'Brien?���"Well. I hope?'-"
Mrs. O.Brieq:' "Oh. yes. very well.
Mrs. Brpomly. ���' 'Ere we've" Von married, goin'. on-six "months; an' i ain't
'ad to,,cai| in-thy police, but .twice.'"'...
? M!na'rd'*'Lrnin-ent 'for Rheumatism;
:It "Islalways-safo to send Dominion Sv
press-Money Orders. ,     -.- ���
ZIG-ZAG
Cigarette Papery
Lar^e Double Soijk   ���     r- '
120 Leaves ."'- : >J
' Finest Yoii Cart Buy/ ^M
AVOIO. IMITATIONS TV
THE   NEW   FRENCH   REMEDY.
THERAPSON&e 1
-THER_AR1ON'N0.2
THERAPIONN0 3
So. 1 fer Bladder Catarrh. No. 2 for Blocd X .
Skin ftisfliafls. KcSforCbaronlcWeakiiesSEs,
-ftor.Dsv UK.nrstiCHKM f'r^.pi-'ic* im r.\r.t,\\u.?'iZ
DsLECr kkc Me J. Cn.l[_iTrr��VYk Ftd.N.,.V.S..t.c.i-.U.._
or.VsUSI. J O Iroa 71. ri>o._. r __T..B..TOlt,->N .o.Os i
or9d. BEEKV^H :>rj.___-T_ Ntw Voitk Citv.
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:-v\3n��r��iH^O��*>l��S-WiiiSte��."-'-: THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA. THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1924
THE LEDGE
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
$2.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain aud
the United States $2.50, always in advance.
G. YV. A. SMITH
Lessee
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil  Notices  7.00
Estray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks  1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than oue claim appears tr- 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
au inch each insertion.
Business locals I2^c. a line each insertion.
City Council
What kinds and what varieties
of birds have we got here? As a
rale Canadian boys know nothing
about onr birds, nor our girls either
until, they reach the romantic age.
A. little knowledge of.the birds that
sing and of the notes they strike
might charm away all grossness
from a rapture that gives- of the
dullness of its glory to youth alone.
Indeed it is. important that'boys-
and girls should learn the story of
tbe'birds. There, is something of
practical   value .'in ��� the,-study  of
- . birds. 7 The birds"', that; subsist'on
' insects," those that' eat., grubs, and
'those, that-live -on-V-he iseeds.of
7 weeds, are-of great  value  to the
'" farmer.' In    fact" without^ these
.birds- farming,  in', all.   countries
- .would .fail.. .So���"-learn about, these
',' birds that.have the power to make
. ...women.7sweeter aiid men more
. :.f noble;   ���'     -.v.-.     . .'.-'-        ' -'���- '
At thep'resenfe^momeht.there is
a " universal .protest." against..' high
taxation. "".We hear it.in the towns
and in the ; country. The towns
are cryiiig'out against' the 7burden
. of.it and the farmers;are afraid of
; losing" their farms over it. .".' .The
Provinces7 and *the.-nation;.- the
whole Empire declare it is strangling Industry, and business. ./The
demaml for. greater ;.economy, fewer clerks in'-;the departments;" fewer
branch railways at the., country's
;expense, and, fewer unnecessary
grants to gratify constituences.f.
.   .Towns-can't have5 sewers,'. water--
: works, electricity, and f all - modern,
;' conveniences   without   paying .for
.them or mortgaging the future and
���Vpaying'the-interest- and an '-inatall-
-.. ment of; the principal, every .year
in taxes.    2?o doubt it is a burden,
and in the lean"-years, the people
find; it.hard to  carry. . Are.the.se
conveniences worth the labor and
distress of the load - the taxpayers
have to .carry?    Every-"m.dnicipal-
;. ity is burdened with debfef for _sew-
xvr'sy'waterworks, .'sidewalks,/ roads,
-   etc. and they are a great benefit to
-., .all"towns. "' ��� ��� V7V. .','���
. Although we have   made   dili-
-gent ebarch, we have not been able
' to find a man among the oldest inhabitants who"has, before seen or-
���'-��� chards in bloom so late in the season.   This year   orchards   were in
bloom early in June,    And, late as
ife was, the   bloom, was abundant
} and prospects for a splendid yield
of fruit are bright.    A large crop
of apples.means.work in the fall, in
the. orchards,   in  the evaporators
and. -canneries and  on the   farms.
We hope  there will be uo disappointments and that the fullest expectations will be .realized*}. The
bloom  was   two   weeks   late j'this
year.    Will   the  long bright Fai!
make up-for   springs delay?-But
rejoicing now we will be the better
able to stand  if calamity should
come. . '.--.;:��� XX W-
The City Council met on Monday
evening, Mayor Gulley presiding,
and in attendance were Aldermen
Morrison, Mowat, King, Tuylor
uud Kerr.
Considerable correspondence Mas
dealt with aud matters pertaining
thereto referred to.the various committees for consideration.
Mr. D. D.   Manro,   successor as
City Trustee to Mr.vH. S. Awrey,
notified the Council that ho would,
pay a visit at the end of  the  summer.
The water committee submitted
a lengthy report upon the condition
of the reservoirs and the state of
the water supply. Their action in
restricting sprinkling hours was
heartily approved by the council.
The committee also reported the
cutting off from water supply of
certain householders found wasting water and several cases were
mentioned by the City Clerk at the
request of the Councillors re nonpayment of sprinkling rates and
these were ordered to be dealt with
immediately. The Ledge representative was asked to make special
mention of the necessity of careful conservation by all citizens of
the water supply as with the cooperation of all consumers a water
shortage can be avoided in spite of
the continuance of the extreme hot
weather.
The Council is determined to try
ancl keep up the splendid record of
the city in.regard to fire risks and
daily observations of the footage of
wate%n the Twin creek reservoir
will be taken.
Matters pertaining to the fire
department and restoration work
in the cemetery were discussed and
the press asked to reporG same in
another, column -of- the newspaper.
'"'-'The" City-Clerk was.instructed to
investigate,.- complaints- /of f .cattle
stray ing in the, city and -.not' being
pounded; . Kiniberly} Avenue and
Gold Sti'areto" . receive, special at-
tention'Jrom-the-pp"u'nd;"keeper.' 7
7.'Loss, of revenue /from the lighting contract, .was reported, and con:
'stimers oh" flat rate will agaiiif .be
checked up and-stepa taken, to prevent undue' consumption, of :power,
" \ Negotiations' with' the old' ligh't-
bompany.are still under'way and
the City 'Trustee . hopes to;. report
favorably.iii the. near future.- / V
How to Send Money by Wail
Never "send money in an unregis
tered;ietter,: and never send coins
through the mail because you stand
-a'chance.oHoss as.the" coi'iis" often
break through the envelope.
, -Theletter-fyou send must pass
through fmany hands 7before-. = . it
reaches the .addressee and should
an. .unregistered .letter .containing
money become lost, it is.". next.Mfea
impossible to trace it. and find
where the .[responsibility for loss
lies. V - " - ' V.-; -'.-" 77
. On the the other7hand,: if your
remittance is r sent by .Post .Office
Money Order or Postal Note,- and
the letter is lost,1 a duplicate is furnished, free of charge and. you are
also assured of.: the. money being
paid to the person intended to re-,
ceive it, as. the. payee,- if. unknown
at the Post Office,-must be. identified before payment. is :made,: so
you seefthere is no danger, of loss
when sending .money iu this way.
NOTICE
Until further notice sprinkling-
will be allowed from 7 to 8 p.m.
only. Water service will be cut
off entirely and without further
warning on any premises where
this notice is being disregarded.
By order
CITY WATER COMMITTEE.
-. - 7"-.. Send" -.Your
BOOTS  ami: SHOES
X-y- "" 7 ���)" '''To  WW    ''-%���[ ���"
GEO. ARMSON; Grand Fork*,
The 20th: Century Shoe Repairer
AH work aiid material guaranteed.   We
���   pay postage one way., -' Terms Cash.
DR. H. E GRIFFIN
XyxyyXy DENTIST       .   y
Has opened', an .office''above .Chas;
.   ������;'    . -,-' "King's'office;''".."���'-;."'Vf
Open 9.30 a.n__. to'5 p.m.W
Grand Forks Tire Hospital
(Successor to W. H. Dinsmore)-
Aiodern methods means cheaper
- ��� V .- service,--'/-WW
'Send your old tires to the Hospital
:'-.V-���'.''. :>'". for ��� treatment'/ 5--"-=--;'-'V."--'|
7 W"V Work:-Guai��ateed;;7;7
y 7-.;f';VW7LE-MASTER, '���:, xy)x
, Manaser       Grand Forks. B.C.
Comparative figures 0:1 tha hydro
power installed in the United Sc.-tcs
and Canada show that the latter is
far in the lead in rospect of horsepower installed per 1,000 of population. The United States has 10,-
455,000 h.p. of installed water power
against Canada's water power installations of 3,227,414 ���'h.p. The
horse-power per 1,000 of population
in the United States is 95, but in
Canada it is 350.
A steady increase in the volume
of wheat exports from Canada is
noted in the monthly statement issued by the Bureau of Statistics.
In April, 1924, ,6,085,465 bushels in
all were exported, as against 5,143,-
304 in April, 1923. Included in these
figures are 32,805 bushels sent to
the United States, 2,972,469 to the
United Kingdom and 3,080,191 to
other countries.
Approximately 80 per cent of
Manitoba's wheat acreage has been
seeded, despite the general lateness
of work on the land occasioned by
unfavorable spring weather. Practically every district correspondent
reports a reduction in. the wheat
acreage, with corresponding indications that barley and flax acreage,
in particular, will be increased.
Alfcerta provided the bulk of the
���wool sold by the Canadian Co-operative Wool Grower*' Association last
year, 1,062,613 pounds, of the total
of.2,843,365 pounds of the 1923 clip,
coining from this province, according to a statement made by the
general.manager.of the Association.-
Ontario growers took second place,
with' 636,076 pounds, followed., by
Manitoba - iSaskatchewaln, , 459,583
pounds.- Sundry shipments totalled
345,599 .pounds. ,, .
.'' :The'value- of "the building" permits-
issued . in .56 Canadian' cities; showed
��' large , increase > during  April,  as
compared with March, 1924..   Repre-
sentative'eitiea authorized "building's
to .the value of $13,452,359, as eoin-
;pared, with -$9,162,763 , in /the, .-pre-!,
f viou's month. . Nova Scotia, ;Quebe'c/
'Ontario, - Manitoba and- "'New��� ��� Bruns-"
Vick'"registered.. increases ; iii 7 the
-value, of building permits-issued.'."
-: .Except., in .sheep, .Canadian"-live-,
���stock and livestock products; show an
increase, in shipments to the United
States, all along "the line'.',inf.-the"
January-February -period'- of/: "this
year, coiiipared with the "corresponding  months, of- last, year.-'. Cattle
.shipments ih the period were 11,190,
.-compared with' 10,-310;-beef<923,'4"00
lbs.,' compared.withM-16,800 -lbs."; ,ba-.-
f con 81,700 3bs.,'.comp'��red with "30,100
lbs;; -pork.V" 165.3'Q0 -vlljs.y-^compared
-with'90,800"flbs.-y "and- mutton 2,400
lbs,, compared with-,700 lbs,-
. The .-'..first    annual-, pow^wow- of
the-Trail  Riders   of -the " .Canadian
.Rockies, which will beheld July. 17-
18 at'Yoho, will take'place in a ".big
sun-dance lodge' decorated -by ,S toney
Indians.. - The order aims- to-encourage travel'-through . the .Canadian
Rockies; outdoor life, nature study-,
pud -forest- conservation, ...and.   -to
"honor early explorers. Many noted
authors and. artists" have joined'and!
E.'W. Beatty, "President of tiie Canal
-dian "Pacific Railway/hasfdo'ijalcd-.
$1,00.0 towards, expenses. ������'���
" The' Canadian Pacific ' S=S; '-"Emr
fpTess of-Canada"' arrived at Vanr'
couver, B.C., on-f'May.'24th, "foilqwhig-
a world - cruis�� .'.-of.- five. .'rsipnf.li3:
sand^.nearly .30,000 miles. '���'. The pas;
:sengers. ..witnessed ', a " -rcriiarkaHe
eruption - at-.Hilo, in - tbe.;-Hawaiian
, Island's, on -May 17th.; .After a public .welcome at "Vancouver,--, they., left
^or. the East, stopping enfroutefaf
Banff Springs Hotel for a7diniier��
dance. f"E..'\y. Beatty, President of;
sfcli'e":. Canadian/Pacific, who met: the.
jship/said that, she .had. done impor-
ftant:missionary^work"in carrying the.
"Canadian -.'Ensigp -��� over "the-" Seven.
;-B'eas'.-- ���'.,-;..- ';  f 7-7- ,",'"     V     "..' "'
'-. Arrangements are well -under.-.way
for entertaining-., the- members', and
friends of the. Canadian -Teachers'
Federation duriftg their trans-Cana-.
��� dian.' tour, which. will ., take pl.ice"
August '4th-12th:ov,er. the main lines'
of ..-the Canadian/Pacific /Railway,
in' a '.train, .specially/provided...-for
their' accommodation.-'/ Fort' William,;
Port' Arthur, " Winnipeg,''���" Regina,
Moose Jaw, . -Calgary, . Edrnbntoi^'
'JJanff, Lake-Louise;-Vancouver and
Victoria are all planning festivities.
The Canadian Pacific- is preparing
to give the teachers a royal time at
their beautiful. Rocky-' Mountain, resorts" and" the people.-.of Victoria,
where the subsequent convention will
toe held, will also help to make their
'Stay- in' that 'city- a memorable' ontv
Presented President with Steel Spike
Have you paid your sub-
scriptioa to The Ledge? '),  ,
C* eorge Munro, pioneer track layer of the Canadian Pacific Railway,
a received birthday congratulations on May 21 from Mr. E. W. Beatty,
during- the latt'er's recent visit in Vancouver. This meeting bbtween one of
the oldest employees and the executive head of the Canadian Pacific also
marked the forty-ninth anniversary of the,, turning of the first sod on
construction at Fort William in 1875, an event at which George Munro,was
present.
Another interesting co-incidence in connection with the meeting is the
fact that the SrS. Quebec, which carried the handful of "construction men
including Mr. Munro, from Sarnia to Fort William, in May 1875, was owned
and operated by the Beatty Steamship Line, of which ilr. Beatty's father,
the late Mr. Henry Beatty, was president. '������_:���'..
In 18S1 when construction was begun on the last lap of tho company's
Hines between Yale,'B. C. and the Coast, Mr. Munro was.given charge of
track laying-at Emery, B. C. and when the last,and famous 'sold spike'
was driven at Craigellachie by Lord Strathcona in 38S5 he took possession
of the steel spike which replaced the sold one.and after treasuring it, for
the past .39 years as a keepsake presented it to Mr. Beatty. '--
SEMI-READY
Tailored Clothes
Special Display of.
New  Patterns
The Seasons Latest Styles
For Men
-at-
T.   THOMAS
-��� Tailor and Cleaner
Greenwood. B. C,
Sumffler
To Eastern Destinations
���^O'N^SALE^DAI'LY'.'ilUY/M-TO.SEPTi'lS-
.V   WjMIT OCTOBER 31       f
Winnipeg..".."...-,..;';
..'.:.:.i.$. 72.00
Toronto' .,.,.".
.' 7113.75.
Hamilton':'..;......'..
..:....-.'.' 113.75.
London.......���.;'.-...
 .-..'.'1 i3-'75f
Quebec.:.....	
..7  .141.80
St. John- .............
.."....V T.47-9.0;
St. Paul-..: -.".-.
;........    72.00
Minneapolis ....;...
..:.-../... 72.00
Duluth   ...-;.,..._...
......... 72/0.0.
:Fort William ,
Niagara'Fall9"
.Ottawa ���..,._...
Montreal Z.X..
Monctpn--:���/"..
Halifax-.'.;...:./
Chicago........
New York .....
-Boston .,'.......
RETURN
.y..$ ��6.30
....,..' 120,62.
;/-.... 127.95,
'..:..::   T3*-7S7
.......'  147.90
V..V153.4S
,."...'...r .86.00
...... -147-49
.;......: 153.50".
7    MANY  ADDITIONAL   DESTINA^^
v Ask Ifor; Rates From and tTo Any 7 Point- -xy:
Route via Port 7Arthur/ or.  via:;Soo Liae,:; through
.Winnipeg or Portal, ftljence yia'Chicago or. Sault  Ste./Marie..
via Great.Lakes; or via California.at additional;fare; or good'
to go.'via.dne of the above routes, return, another.   ' "
See.Local "Agent or Write.for Details,7
J. S. CARTER/ District Passenger Agent,
BBBBsavna
-  PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, " unreserved, . surveyed
' Crown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of age,
and "by aliens on declaring Intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation, ���
and Improvement tor agricultural
purposes. '   .
Full information concerning- r-egu-
, .ations regarding pre-emptions Is
given in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
'How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can'be obtained free bf charge/
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to.any Gov-,
arnment Agent.  "" \
, Records' will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural ���
purposes, and which is not timber-
land, i.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range. ������...-..
Applications  for pre-emptions  aro
:o;be  addressed  to the  Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in .which"the land applied for
is situated, and are made von printed
forms,  copies  of  which   can   be. obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five  years  and  improvements made   .
to  Value  of  $.10  per. acre, 'including ..
^clearing and cultivating at least.five"
. acres, before af Crown Grant can bo
��� received, f '. x . _ -���^..y   i .^--ixX-^y
For more detailed information see
"the .: BulletinV "How    to    Pre-empt
Land," -��� ���' >
, Xy.'X. .--flURCHASEf   .
-.'' Applications -pro, received ��� tm;r pin-- ''
chase.- of .- vacant    and   ..unreserved "
.-Crown .lanyls,   not; being   thnberland,...:
��� for- agricultural .'purpose's; minimum'-.'
price of first-class (arable) land is $6
per acre,'and second-class (grazing)-
land $2.50 per.aero? Further Information regarding purchase or leaso-
of Crown  lands-is given In Bulletin   '
, No. 10, Land  Series,, "Purchase and .
Lease of. Grown Lands.'' -. ...
���   Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on .
��� timber, land/not exceeding 40 acres, ���
may ;ba. purchased or. leased,, tho con?'.'-
ditions -/including :--payment   "vof   ���
- stumpage. ,'-   .'"" " -.   '.-..'     ...:
���7 :'"   HOMESITE. LEASES     - .   -;"
������ sUnsurveyc'd areas, not exceeding-20,
.acres,  may'be   lea'sed - as,  liomesites,--,.--
conditional : 'upon ." a   dwelling   being .-
"erected in'the first, year,"title .being '.';
obtainable .after   r$sldenccivand   im-
- prove'ment/cpndltlona .' are    fulfilled'"-,.
. arid land-has been-, surveyed."  ,
7"V /'v ;��� leasesV ;-'-',���"���.
.",. For." grassing' and - industrial  - piir- .
. poses areas not:exceeding .640 acrea^ ".
"'""may 'ba leaiied'by 6h��,fper"s"on "or  a. ~"
company.- '������������. ./  ���- ���". ���'���''.;���".���      -.- .   -'  " -
.-7.  "''""-'. '���.:-" GRAZING;   7; ,'���'-,".' ,'; ':���'���
',V Under- the"'.Grazing- Act the Prov--, ���
-Ince !s divided into grazing districts
and the range" administered under- a V
Grazing-    'Commissioner.  / Anmia! -.
grazlng'perinlts are issued, based: on .'-'
.numbers ranged, priority being-given -
-.ro-;"e3tabllshe4..owher8.. Stock-owners -
.may-form "associations '" for-, range'--'
.management. ' Free, for-'partially, free,.-
:..permits, aro-���-available '' for-   "settlera,
campers, and-' travellers, "up'������ to   ten    '
.hc-nd: .���-",...-��� "        ,' .   .-':    ''."_.
Tlie Mineral/ Province? of Western Canada
':- TO END OF: DECEMBER,;1923,' ,.;:'
:}X)X:-':'-       . Haa   produced   Minerals fan   follows:'   Placer   Gold,    $76,962,203;   Lodef     - ;-: 7.
77/7 .;'���'_Gold, $113,352,655; Silver, 863,532,655; Lead! $58,132,661; Copper, ^179,046,508;    .. "
��� / ;'-''-,     Zinc,  827,904,75(5;-MiBceilaneous Minerals, .81,408,257; Coal and .Golce, $250,-'/���    ������)���[)
X ^968,113;..Building Sfeone, .Brick, Clement,.etc., $38,415,234,7making  ifes Mineral
....   Production:to the end.of 1923 show an ..    7"'",''". X ��� xXXx..... V.../'-f'"'  .-.,.":'/ " f.
��� yyz)*)lm!^^
WoductioiifbiflheY^
Tbie   Mining .LawB of thisi Province are ^ore liberal,'and the fSfes lower,'   .
_ -    -    . ��han those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any. Colony in the. BritiBh
': / ���;,..,...Empire..^,.-7,;t//; -,..W7 Xy.XXy-x}' ���-/ '- ' ���.;/��� '; ���_���' ���"- ['-XiyX'-'" x,XX-XxX-xy -.:-, .-_   ������-
-Vf/.-  .7:77^
7 Ahaoltite   Titles are   obtained   by developing such propertied", the seeririty
'..-' of which is guaranteed by Crown Grants. x
Fall information, together with Sfining Eepcjrtis and Siaps, may bl bbtaiaedf .        "V
,;    "gratis by.addressing,��� -���,-���
rykVyyVVxix > xx -tKE'HOIi^rte'Ml^ER-
YlC1XJftfcBFit!$li
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