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VAUDEVILLE ENTERTAINMENT
Auspices Ladies Hospital Auxiliary
GREENWOOD THEATRE, FRIDAY, APRIL 3
Songs and Choruses with Local Hits ���
Folk Dances and Drills
The Oldest Mining Camp, Newspaper In British Columbia
VAUDEVILLE ENTERTAINMENT
GREENWOOD THEATRE, FRIDAY/APRIL 3
Miss Lillie Pickthall, leading contralto of the
Kootenays, will render selections,
Dance after Entertainment
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VoiW  XXXI
GREENWOOD, B. -C.';; THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1925.
No. 35
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Nei^ Kitchenware Just Received
McClary's   Bonnie   Blue
For the housewife who delights in beautiful kitchenware
15 pieces.   Buy it by the set or by the piece
Also a large assortment of
McClary's Enamel, Galvanized and Tinware
Make your selections while the stock is complete
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T. M. GULLEY & CO.
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For The   LENTEN   Season
Canned Salmon, Pilchards, Lobster, Sardines,
'Clams and Oysters7
a f' '"'���'���:���-'.       '���:������.. ������-      ':
Smoked Sable Fish, Finnan Haddie,
V     Cod Fish, Salt Herring
Fresh Salmon and Halibut.
.,     Every Thursday \
For Quality" and Value Order From > Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
. For Anything in the
\     Drug or  Stationery   Line
Call or mail your.orders to
GOODEVE'S DRUG STORE
Kodaks,   Films,   Albums.    Victrolas,   Records,   Etc.
Fresh Salmon and Halibut
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. Every Thursday Afternoon
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Fresh Pork Sausage Every Tuesday Morning
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THE   THOMAS  TA1LQR   SHOP
_', The Home of the   v.-.
��emfcteeady Tailoring Co   ;
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Berger's Pojpular Line
- .'���VV- v"w;;     Of Toronto ;
Cleaning
Pressing
Repairing
FIRE! F1RE1 FIRE!
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Winter time is most
Dangerous for Fires
A small premium will give you
Protection, on your House
and Furniture ,v
CHARLE0   KING
Real Estate and Insurance
Our
. New Spring Millinery
is on
o'
DISPLAY
_ Latest Styles and Colors
Call and inspect our foods
Store" hours   ' s
io to 12 a.tu., 2 to s p.m".
Mrs. Ellen Trounson, Prop.
AROUND HOME
For
Ladies Spring Hats
ofthe
Right style, quality and price
Come to
MRS. EAMER'S
Grand Forks
(Opposite Post Office)
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INDEPENDENT MEAT MARKET
��� >V-. .-.'"' We carry, only ithe best stock procurable in      f
Beef, Veal, Pork,   Hans, Bacon, Lard, Etc.
���J A trial will convince you
4. JOHN MEYER
Proprietor
Greenwopd Theatre
SATURDAYrMAFtH 28th
.Commencing at 8.15   p.m.
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���X.yX   WILLIAM FOX presents*--7   "'-
V John Gilbert    ...
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Just Off Broadway
An exciting tale: of internatio.nal crooks
and love arid ..is one that, will command
undivided attention- at  every   moment.
Marion.'.Nixou,-play9 opposite the'-star.
Others in tlie cast are Ben Hendricks, Jr.,
���   Trilby Clark and^Pierre Gendron
ADULTS 50c
CHILDREN 2 Sc
Just Arrived and Bargains
,   '     ,"" " "     . '"' lnl        '7'   "* :'  '''    "
Men>...-.Heavy. Work Shoes
"������:-);"'- $3.50 and--up':77'"'." ..
Wen's Fine Dress Shjbes
in Black and Srow_n
>;'-;7 7f7:VAt:^5.75f/-- ������. ;'-.
X :.[X - *".-   '"'��� also-    ":-;.' -"".-: "
Men's Oxfords at $5,75:
It will, pa jr.you to come. & look.tliem over
foryour "SPRING sum* try        7
. Biggin,:' -Midway, J.PXV'^'' "-
Ladies and^ Gents High: Class TaHor
Af smart suit from Best English Cfqth from $30.00 up
We also'sell Tailors t'hreads'.-ljnlngs, cahv.a$-&n"d.cloth
Midway, B.C.
--.PURE BRED AIRDALE POPS
'."-��� W7. } -FOR SALE-' ' V ;
���. ��� ...Male |ig.oo, female $5. ' Apply:-to
Mas. -P. "McLf4.UGHi.1iir,, P. -��". Box .463,
GrfieiwooeL' -
')['��� -     FOR SALE
_." Three $eds,' No. 4 Vktrola . and
records, -Morris cfeair, etc. Apply at ITHK
'iikbGs office.
Jack Wallace left last week for
the coast. /
J. D. Graham and R. Skilton
are on a business trip to Spokane.
H. H. Sawyer, of Carmi, was a
visitor to town the first of the
week.
Mrs. R. Williamson returned
home last week from a-visit to
Trail., x
Mrs. J. C. Smith left this morning for Beaverdell where she will
reside.
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Miss Eva Murray arrived home
on Monday   from Victoria   on  a
month's vacation. V
"Do you know?" You should
buy seats early for the Vaudeville
Entertainment in the Greenwood
Theatre on April 3rd.
D. Cavaye, of the staff of the
Bank of Commerce, Grand Forks,
has been transferred to Chilliwack
and left for that city  last week.
Miss Ada Beattie, oformerly of
Greenwood, who has.been under
the care of Dr. R. de L. Harwood,
has fully recovered _ from her
illness.
Peter Malletta is now able) to
return to school having- recovered
from his painful accident sustained while playing- at the
school some time ago. _
Wm. Walmsley, jr. is able tobe
out again after being confined to
his home for a .q week with a
cracked shoulder bone caused by
falling off his bicycle.
C. T. F'enner returned on Tuesday from Summerland where he
wascalled through the illness of
his father who is now much improved.
O. Oseng, of Rossland, was the
guest bf Mr. and Mrs. L. Sortome
on Wednesday. Mr. Oseng is
one of the leasers on'the famous
I.X.L. mine. ... ��
The annual general meeting of
the Greenwood District Rod and
Gun Club will be held in the Old
School House, Midway, on Friday, April.10th at 8. p.m.  sharp.
The " Women's Conservative
Association, of Greenwood, are
holding a social evening on "^fed.,
April Sth, in the Greenwood
Theatre. Cards and. dancing.
Everybody welcome.
If. you .want to be with the
crowd get your seats early for the
Vaudeville Entertainmentfflin the
Greenwood-Theatre on April-3rd.
Reserved seats 75c. - General admission 50c and 25c.".
\ The many friends in.Green wood
of Mrs. John, B. Desrosier will
regret ."-to "*learn',.bf her death'in*
Osoyoos-last week from pnembnia.
The late Mrs. Desrosier was well-
known in the Boundary and in
her passing the^district-has lost
one of its most highly respected
old-timers^ ;; Burial, took place on
Saturday.1 -7V'        [���''.'��� ~ ���'.'-'   \ *.'.
;The.driyers' licences have now
arrived at;the Government office.
Applications can be .made to,the
Government Agent, Greenwood,
or tb Constable StewartvMidway���
All. drivers : of. motor . vehicles
must provide themselves with;a.
drivers licence-r-the ...cost is>$1.
The driverinust have his licence
iti his possession when driving. 7.
. The- millinery- this .spring is
very becoming to most women.
There is variety in the colors, but
the shapes fare .constant, .'being
mostly variationsfof the. original
model. Some of these.lovely little hats are expensive, some quite
cheap,: and.: between, these./extremes there is.a long string of
mediumprices. 7 If'there was as
muctif money in circulatibn as
there was in .war time,; there,
would be a lot ,of millinery, sold
this. year..-'-. ���   W,
-A. G: and J. C. McLaren,fsdnsof
Mr.- and Mrs. t>. Mcljaren,. have
completed their three years course,
at the Palmer School of CHiror.
practic, Davenport, lowa^ and
left Davenport on. Tuesday on a
trip by motor -w.ith friends. They
will take the southern route
through'''' Missouri,. Arkansas,
Texas, New Mexicof and. Arizona
to Los Angeles, where they, will
remain for the present.. They
are expected home in about a
month's time.
Kettle Valley Notes
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C Stanley Bubar Bpent a, few days
ab Beaverdell laBfe week end.
A Service will be held in the
Anglican Church on Sunday,
March 29bh at 11 a-mf
If yoa want a 0O0 chance on a
Caribou head, in aid of the Greenwood and District Hospital, call in
at the Post Oflice.      .
A meeting of the W. A. was
held on Wednesday, March lSbh at
Mrs. Thorburn's, 14' members being present. The next, meeting
will be held at the home of Mrs.
Davies on April 1st.
Frank Richter wishes to thank
everyone who took a chance in his
guessing competition. ���"". George
Johnson won the gobbler and Mrs.
L. Davis the booby prize Twhich
was a rooster. The proceeds ��10.25
has been sent' to the Greenwood
and District Hospital.     . ��� W-
Midway fNews
Born���To Mr. and Mrs. R. A.Brown on the 14th inst., a son.
The Ladies Aid will meet on
Wed., April Sth inst of April 1st.
Members please take notice of the
change of date.7 f
The Directors of the TJ.'-F. of
Midway met.with the investigating
(.omroittee"y'e8terday and have decided to buy the hall from Mr.
Harrison. -A . big attendance' is
requested at the next meeting April
4th when all matters will be fully
settled.
There will be a rummage sale in
the Old School on Saturday, April
4th at 2 30; pcm.; Besides secondhand articles there will be a novelty counter. Tea will be served:as
usual. The sale will be held
under the auspices of the Local
Farm Women. Proceeds to go towards proposed new hall.
Greenwood and
District Hospital
(Communicated)
A summary showing the receipts and expenditures of the
above Hospital will no doubt be
of interest to the many supporters aud subscribers, Perhaps one
month's statement will suffice to
convince everyone, of the work
that is accomplished month by
month, and which at present
shows no signs, of diminishing.
MONTH  OF FEBKUARY,   1925
Per Capita Grant from - tlfe
Government for Nov., '
Dec. and Jan {.245.S0
Receipts from patients.... 287.65
Government Grant...... 7500.00
Public Subscriptions     33.So
Total J1066.65
Total disbursements...... $866.27
Cash balancje at end ofjtJie
month  200.38
Tennis Club   ~
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The annual meeting of the
Greenwood Tennis.Club will be
held in Taylor & Son's Store on
Monday, March 30th, at 8, p.m.
All interested are cordially invited.
Golf Gkb
. All interested ih the forming of
aQolfCIobin Greenwood are requested to meet in the Court House
oa Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m.
H... 7 Holland, of Vancouver,
representing the Guardian Assurance Co., London, Eug., was .in
town; during the week-end"" ahd
called on- Chas.. King,-the local
agent of the company.
The annual meeting of ,the
local'-'Conservative; . Association,
was held.in the Committee room
Thursday evening.. 7 There was a
very, good attendance and consid:
erable,business; transacted. VThe
following, officers for ...the fyear
were elected;-~R,.Lee, president;
John McKellar, -_ vice- president;
A. J. Morrison, secretary; executive J/Price,' Wv B. Fleming, H.
.Murray, O. Lofstad, J; .W. Clark,
E. A. Wanke and S, Bombini.   -
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The-painter ��� and decorator can
do a great deal to take the gloom
from dull.times if_he cannot en?
tirely remo've, them. >. Dull times
in aV^bright office .^.are not .so
oppressive ,as.'iu a gloomy place
qf,business. A-bright home after
a day [ot doubt and oppression
gives courage ;i to'.. continue.: the
struggle.. The .small ~ . towns
throughout Gahada f neglect ;their
privileges in. the decorating* line.
This is a mistake, especially' in
towns near, the .border "where,
there are many visitor si   . 7.   .. -.
��� The funeral of the.: late. Hugh
McKee was held from the family
residence and vfrom thence: to the
Presbyterian. Church last Saturday afternoon, ft. was a very
large Jtmeral, thef church being
crowded, tof overflowing.-. Rev7
W. R. Walkinshaw delivered" a;
very impressive4ermoH from "A
voice from the, other world," the
voice from the resurrection Christ
saying "peace be *anto" you.''.The
pali-bearers. were. A. Greigr, L7
Bryant, C^ Gauvreau,W.B -Fleming, D. J. McDonald and D._ McGillis. Burial service was held
at the cemetery.-
Total J51066.65
As everyone knows theHospital
was inaugurated to meet the needs .
of Greenwood and District,Mhat
such an institution was a necces-
sity has been fully demonstrated
by the number that  are continually entering and leaving, in fact
far mbre than there is accomodation   for.      The    Hospital   was
equipped for five beds, this number hasf proved quite inadequate
for  the number seeking   admittance.    At present  there are ten
resident patients as well" as out- ;
patients,    this    is    double   the
amount provided  for;;   and it is
plainly    seen, that    double   the    -"
amount of equipment is needed to
meet   this   unexpected   increase.
Beds and furnishings,   linen and
all the necessary &cs., increase of
salaries for additional  help,   and
extra supplies.    The Matron and s .
her attendants have been  put to   N
much    incdnvenietice . as    their
rooms have had to be used for the   .
extra  demand.     Some of   these
expenses are for the upkeep only.
These can be met by the receipts
from patients, subscriptions from     ���
the  public;"aud���-4in��-:pDr -capita"
grants from the Government but
the extra expense for equipment
has to come from some   source,
and if this expense could be met,
the Hospital   might be able .to
meet running expenses.
The...indebtedness   for   equipment, to date is-about $650.00, the    ���.-
completed purchase, of the Hospital   building will   be $450.00,     v
and should, the Board of Directors   7
decide to   enlarge  the   Hospital.
another $1000.00 will be required. ���'-
What is the   Public's verdict? .7
Are we going to stifle the growth
of. this infant hospital, that we,--'
conceived andbroughfeforthythat-
has been.such a-solace and com-.-/
fort to the. sick and injured, or    -
are   we, going   to  nourish -and :
strengthen it to fullerfdeveldp-
ment.   It is^ up to the community. X
People will say why not the gov-.
ernment?   They have helped considerably, and wiircontinue to do;'
so, but the community must show
that ihey  are behind .it, and so
far as the community show,, so
will    the.  government -respond."
The public have  been  generous, f
bu^t there are many who have not"
as yet. responded.   .If anyone iis
anxious to  lay up. treasures   in ���_-
heaven where moth and_ rust do   .
not "corrupt, how is their golden :
opportunity.    - '   .- "}:.-}.
��Oae generous, subscriber without   ostentation   or. solicitation, ,
sent a cheque for'$50.00, andther y
oldtinier sent a cheque  for $5.00,  ���'.
this is thespirit;tb,emulate.7  _
'-_ If. this, appeal  can  touch, the
generous impulses   of. ..the coin.- "X.
munity, just drop a cheque" in the
mail, ;o'r,call and deposit the.cash   7 f
with"    theV Sec,--Treas,,. Charles .  -
King, Greenwood, B.C. f-     ���,:-'��� [,-y
Proposed Farmers' Hail
7 Midway     .--,.v ���"
'. A Fancy Dress and Masquerade
Da;.nce- (music supplied, by Bush's
new fdur piece orchestra), will be
held "at Rock Creek .Co-Operative
Hall on Eastern Monday;,1 April
13th, 1925,* commencing. at. 8.30 x
p.m;,;for the benefit, of .the  Newf,
Farmers' Hall,-Midway.  .-Prizes,:
will7be awarded for best .dressed-
lady, -.'��� best .dressed '-��� gent,   and
best  comic.     Tickets ; including ;
supper,   adults'$1   and children.
50c. ... All. -welcome to. the-catch
of the season.      - -   V'-V
The Ledge for Job Printing
x TFfK   LEW.R   GREEKTTOOP.   R  0.
Perhaps you are using good tea. We think
"Red Rose" extra good.    Won't you try it?
The same good tea for 30 years.
A Winning Figkt
In promoting health jiml combatting disease Iho great, majority of people
will readily admit tho old adage holds Iruo and lhat an ounce of proven.ion
i.s worih a pound of curfc. The trouble is dial, whilo Government, municipall-
1i>��.s and peoplo in general Ixliovo this, thoy do not always act. upon thoir belie?
and live up to it. if ihey did there* would be. far loss sickness nnd di.soa.se,
tower deaths and enormously loss physical suffering, all of which would result
directly in great financial gain to tho Slate and to the individual citizen, and
largely iueronse tho productive power and prosperity of the. world.
Again, while people generally agree that prevention is hotter and cheaper
than cure, whether it be in the matter of health, or fire, or war, the Vast
majority remain rather hazy- on the subject, with the result that tliey are
eriileh'l of expenditures .necessary to the taking of preventive measures, but
at the same time are quite prodigal in spending money to cope with a crisis
when one i.s precipitated but which could have boon prevented by foresight
and a much smaller expenditure.
Lot an alarming epidemic of disease break out aud begin sweeping
through a oouimunily and iho people will stop at uo outlay of money to check
it, although thoy may have year after year refused tn vote a comparatively
small sum which would have removed the menace which finally caused the
epidemic. There v/as hardly any criticism in Canada over the piling up of a
war debt of iwo billions of..dollars, but there is now criticism ot* an annual
expenditure -of a couple hundreds of thousands iis Canada's contribution towards tho cost of tho administration of the League of Nations in its endeavor
to prevent future wars by removing cause for them.
It is necessary, therefore, to bring to the attention of all people as frequently as possible the decided benefits to themselves resulting from the taking of proper measures of prevention as individuals ancl as represented by
���Governments, Federal, Provincial and Municipal. It is in the. interest of all.
���that attention is drawn in this article to some remarkable advances made in
recent years in tho scientific prevention of disease.
Take .smallpox as an example," Wrhcre was a time within Hie memory of
.many people when this disease was quite common and the death toll very
high. In the city of Montreal in 1SS5 smallpox- was the cause of 3,1GI deaths
that year, but tho costly lesson of-tha I. epidemic resulted in general vaccination throughout .Quebec w'lth the result, that there has been no repetition of
the epidemic. On the other hand, vaccination was largely neglected in the
Windsor district of Ontario with the result that last year an epidemic in viru-
'���< nt form developed, and of rhose who contracted the disease and hsid not been
vaccinated 71. per cent. died. . On the other hand not one .single, (tenth occurred: in'the case of ii pei'son wlio" had. -ever" been vaccinated... The epidemic
was quickly controlled by.the ."vaccination of practically the. whole community,
i>0,000-people submitting to vaccination in two weoky. . ���'.Vaccina lion i.s .prevent ion of.- smallpox, yoi .iri thef face of established facts many people neglect'
io have their "children made immune .and some oven .vigorously object to it.
.* .Consider diphtheria, once a ""dread disease, and still all too prevalent because or iiegloct'.o'f.proper precautions.' 7 Given, anti-toxin at-the first indication of iho disease .and thc chances are all iri .favor of a mild typo of tho disease .ami'recovery of the patient: f-lHii" better siiHls fo immunize all children
" witli -.-.toxin .antitoxin ,so;- they.; will' notfeoutract. diphthei'ia.-.'and-it iias. been
positively7t*-da'l)lis!iod_ that: through .roxi.r auiitoxhr'children' are. protected
against diphtheria. ,'-.�� . VVV '������ "���'-��� - * f ' ���"-" ���'���' ��� V ���" ������'""-"'V*"-".' " :���-'
-* _6r'consider typhoid. .-Slnco. .1000, typhoid" fever, .mice so prevalent fin
North1'America, -lias book- -reduced ;byf an average of 78.per cent.. .-...This-."Svas
accomplished fuHno.Kt" entirely .'by huiiian'-in'tL-i'veniioivbr-stuiIyiiJg" ' OnVcausu
��� of typhoid-fc-ver and then "destroying it by. wlirit the Minister bt" Public Health,
for ".Suskrttche.wuii has" descrihed as, isre-pro.ofing'.-the individual', against -if.
. Tho total ,'ibqlii ion of '��� typhoid isVlul.ic d-'fi.iiit.ely Jn -.siglir. if'.inViiyiduals arid'-
���eoiiirm.biiies.wiU only-take full advantage of tlie.preyeu|iv*o mo'siris. now '.available "to alb.'' Already in Saskalcb.ewan. typhoid has disappeared from tho-list
of-fifteen diseases cau'singf-tho greatest mortality.    '. ... 7   '-.   7.f   _   - - f- ���[ '"--
���'   ..'i'ho Great.War. taught .theworld one. great.:.and invaluable lesson".' ������'Fpr-
" tht! first*lime in history huge armies, unpatMlIed hi. numbers, were practically
free- froni' those" two fold-army diseases,.typhoid awl--smallpox'; which formerly.
��� killfxl  thousand;,".  V.The compulsory-., use. of mothods"-of inociilaiioh in- the
army have" left, objectors' io-vacclnation and" inoculation without an argument.-
- . Tuberculosis,-, the    dread; /great-   whik.-plague, is_";als_o bolng jiyorcgme
through, education/ ami",the application!of proper '.meihoUs.      The" deatli rate
"-is steadily-f decreasing. ,  Tho betterment is being "bronght about,-not. through
-.curns; bur. by prevention. ...-Today-'tho'tln-oe PraiiieProvinces havo-thc lowest
death-rate froni tuberculosis of. all the Provinces."' -   "��� ���'.. - -'���   "   X"'. "'..;..- / -'
��� , Is the total bauishnicul. of these, diseases."merely an' Utopian, dream/  No.
. .Aii ehi.inent'public health-man draws attention't'o tho- fact' that leprosy "'lias,
disappeared-froni-the ordinary life of lOurope, w'heit-asCOO years ago', '-yrith
' '.one-ten Hi tlio" population oftoday, Kurope had 1 A,00o-houses of refuge, for the
��� ���-Innumerable lopi-rs.of.lhrit; day.* 'Had -leprosy conliniiwi.'lSO'.pOO such bouses
oi" refuge would be required, today,' while, as a'-matter of fact tliere.-is not:.one.
. T.t'propy.is.'in.Fliiropo,an abolished dis'f.-aso'.--' W��� can-likewise abolish,,sutull--
-pbx,-typhoid, diphtheria and-tiiberculdpis if we go.,'ibout it iiio;;riglit way and
���snake uso of.thV. means wliich medical science.and the tireless research \vdrk-
, ers of the world have-given to us.. ������ .  ,..-- '"'      ': ".* "" "
Our Northern Wards
and
Heavy Cost of Preserving Law
Order Among the Eskimos
Quito evidently the Eskimo inhabitants of the northern coastlauds of
Canada need a good deal more regulative attention thau the mounted police can givo them unlsss the strength
of that force i.s very considerably increased. They would get it, too, if
there was any way of making Jliem
pay the cost. - They seem to be one
class whose poverty and remoteness
give them exemption from taxation.
That being the oa.se, the rest, of us will
have lo count it part of the white
man's burden to go on establishing
police posts and patrols in that far off
hinterland in order to keep the Eskimo from killing one another and mur-
Lack Of National Sentiment
Mrs.  Snowden  Speaks About "Secession Talk In Canada    -
The-lack of sufliciently strong Canadian-national sentiment,-resulting in
the east smiting, the west, and vice
versa, and the failure of the Canadian
Parliament to examine the problems
of each from a national viewpoint, said
Mrs. Philip Snowden, speaking lo a
London correspondent, was mainly responsible for any. "secession talk,"
which, shc .stated, was mostly negative. She had never met anyone who
would admit to being in favor of se-
cessionr but many had broached tbe
subject, to her, anxious to convince her
thai no such sentiment existed, only
an anger with the government for not
attending more closely to the ditlicul-
dering missionaries and  traders who  ties of the various   sections   of   the
wander into their domain.���Kdnionloti
Bulletin.
Joint Soreness Subdued,
Swellings Quickly Reduced
Wonderful  Results From  Rubbing, the
Sore Parts With
NERVILINE
"My testimony should convince anyone that 'Nerviline' is a splendid preparation lo use on swelled joints. Rheumatism left, me badly crippled,".writes
Amos F, Floury, from Kingston. "f
went to McKay's Drug Store andnthoy
recommended Nerviline, which restored me-'completoly."
For Rheumatic pains, Lumbago,
Sciatica,iiyou will get lasting satisfaction from a 35c bottle of Nerviline.
Sold everywhere.
Rejection of League Protocol
Wall   Street ^Journal   Says   Empire's
Sta'"d is Next Thing to With--
i       .dra'wal  From  League
The Waif.. Street Journal declares
editorially that the British Empire's
rejection of the protocol of the -League
of Nations 'Zis the next thing' to withJ
drawn I from "the league itself,"
The empire's action indicates that
tho'English-speaking races have no
intention of effecting any dangerous
alliances, and continues: _
. "Tlie bonds which united the British
commonwealths to Groat Britain are
supposedly tenuous, but the.y held like
bands of steel during lhe Groat War.
Thoy havo disposed of the protocol
with a promptness, calculated to make
its*authors gasp. There Is no international league wliich compels the adhesion of Great. Britain to the- Monroe doctrine. ..Nevertheless, there is
uo-question in-the minds of European
-statesmen"* as'to where Great Britain
stands on,tliat" point."    '������   ""-_-". 7. ..
FEELING TIRED
77 7 V IN SPRINGTIME
country.
Speaking of her large audiences in
Canada, Mrs. Snowden said she found
them appreciative, and their interest,
in the subjects on which she spoke,
deligltfful. Her strenuous journey
across the continent iu less than a
month, she said, had made il impossible for her to gather more than
mere impressions of Canadian life
and opinion, and these impressions
might later have, to be,revised. ���
��� Canada's Fishing- Wealth
Can Be Greatly Increased By Application of Scientific Methods
Canada's fishing wealth can be multiplied ten times by the application
of scientific methods throughout the
industry. This is the assurance given by Dr. A..G. Huntsman, director of
tho Atlantic biological stations.
The_great extension.of facilities for
scientific investigation projected at
the Atlantic and Pacific coasts on the
inland waters of the Dominion Was
outlined by Dr. Huntsman. The new
biological station at Halifax whicli had
been erected for the purpose of studying and improving the methodsjof canning, freezing, smoking, salting and
drying fish and other researches
.directly relating to the fishing industry will be completed next month, find
will.bear the same'relation to the fishing industry as the agricultural research colleges do to agriculture
Another new station will be begun
this summer at Prince Rupert, B.C.
The appropriation for the two is $70,-
000. - The other westsrn station is at
Nanaimo. Stations operated on the.
Great Lakes for some years have been
abandoned.
A Farm Boofckeeper
JorWi Gents"
"P VERY farmer, ought to know what his
-*���' farm is making for him and which departments, if any, are not paying. To this
end he needs a simple record of receipts
and.expenditures/along with yearly inventories of land and buildings, stock,
machinery, feed and supplies.     __. ���
The Department of Agriculture at Ottawa
offers, for 10 cents, a "Farmer's AccountBook."
Only a few entries from time to time are needed.--
Send 10 cents for the Account Book and
receive also "Seasonable Hints" and our latest
list of free publications. Fill in and return slip,
post free, to
The Publications Branch...
Department of Agriculture
Ottawa, Ont.
Name.,
Post Office ....��� Province.
...R.R. No
Taking French Capital to Belgium
Alleged Plot, of Belgian Bankers Has
Been Discovered
Nearly 3,000,000,000 franc? in capital arc estimated by the judicial authorities ��to have been exported from
Valenciennes,. Franco, chreffy to Belgium, in the last three months. It is
claimed that Belgian bankers began a
systematic campaign to encourageThe
exportation several mon I lis ago. This
is,-reported to have been revealed
through the arrest of a Belgian doctor at the frontier. Ho had disguised
himself as a hunchback, his false
hump being stuffed with French
securities.
Buying Power
Cause of Asthma. No one can say
with certainty exactly what causes
the_ establishing ' of asthmatic conditions. Dust from the street, lrom
flowers, from .grain and various other
irritants may set up a trouble impossible to irradicate except through a
sure preparation such as Dr. .T. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy. Uncertainty
may. exist as-to cause, but thero can
be no uncertainty regarding a remedy
which has freed a generation of asthmatic victims from ihis scourge of tlie
bronchial tubes. - If is sold everywhere. _ ~    _.
Would Increase Radio Fees
Interim Wheat Pool Payment Should
Stimulate Spring Trade
The release of $30,000,000 among 02,-
000 Western Canada farmers cannot
fail to havc a stimulating effect upon
all lines of business. This interim
payment from the wheat pools represents a net addition io prairie buying
power, since it has not been hypothecated In advance. The date of its
payment and the amount per/ bushel
were unknown up to the time the payment was made, and it-has therefore
not been spent or pledged in advance,
as was the case with a great part of
the money received as initial payment.
Thirty-five cents a bushel.-repre-
senilng a clear cash profit after costs
of production -and freight have been
paid, is a very considerable sum of
money, even to the man who has farmed on a sniall scale, and it will enable
him to buy many necessaries whoso
purchase has been positioned. Tlie
phenomenon which has been somewhat mistakenly called a "buyers'
strike" should now give placo to a
lively season of spring buying.���Winnipeg Tribune. ,
Population of the World
7was ' '830,000,000 . ���.n    1830   a'n'd .' Has
"-.'.'*-��� Since Doubled 7
j  ;In--tho._,y��_.r IS'JO the world liad oii!y;
-Sr>(V,<)0o',000..inhabl(aiitri. 7- - Since t.heii
the- .population -has" doubhfc!." '., 1'ror'.-.
Hoy;;- W'tiniat'-.*'.' that'. liif't.he-,yoa,r;,201!:!
."the world: will -h.iviVtlit-e.c -;*nu _<��� '-''''U'
times as many t.eopli^-as-iiovv.' --.."Haeo
suicide" is a. mythological .evil;- doesn't
' exist al all, from a broad world viow-
* point.. The. day may come wheii all
'.liabftable-.parts pf.the earth will be as
overcrowded-as "China.-', lliit that the"
overcrowding -problem will- be solved
some -wav-isa pretty safe bet.      As
���,, ���   .     \ - - - -  ,
i'or: tlii! present", thef farmers -will".bo
Kraieful .for more' mouth?. to/e"oir with
ihi'ir-'surpius-products.-.   .'������ '   V
No   Cause   For  Alarm
Liver and
There's'bnerightfway to speedily tone
_ up thc.Hver.and keep
the bdwelsi-egnlar;
Carter's   Little
Liver PiHJ never
fail.  Millions
wisl testify--
.   that there is.
_Tiothing   so
good for bil- -������-.���
tonsriess, indigestion, bfeadacne or sallow; pimply skin. Puteiy vegetable.
Sstail PUI--SmaBStose^SstaH Pric*
���'..    , .'.--���    _������__���-. .---sT��-^y^:
\\rX' N. "if-. ������' 156S   -
Not" Likely 7 Japan,:arid .'China . Have
V ' Design's, on:Ca"ada .' 7V 7"..
.' 'Kvery. now', and -then sonic- "hoti_fi'r.il:-
od uni'tor.-"rif(*s in his place to tell the
world to. beware of the e;��st. Ilui'.-
what real reason is .there,for fbvlicv-".
ing that Japan.and China hiivo'desig'ns
on -' Canada*' and- 'tnV- United'"Rmte".1??
I'.oUi of the latter, countries have used
strange tactics in'" dualing w-il.h""thosi.'
twopc-op'loR; but-wc" are-still .oil good
le'nii".-. with them and if ill continue -to
be* as long a.-: cool-headed statesmen
have the last say. -We must, make it
our business to see that cool heads
continue to h��- in a position to .have
the last say.'-���Border Cities Star.
*. -Water Fanzine. Jn Tokio
.The.-droucht .lias become so acute
in Tokio that a water famine is feared. - Inhabitant.-' are utilizing ponds
and prirati'. well's.- So far the foreign
colony'ia notaflccted.
Not* Sick,! But Not" Quite Well-
You Need the Help of Dr. .
-���'���V.vWilliams.Pink Pills   W. \.
. -With  the .passing., of .winter -many"
people fool .'weak,' depressed and easily
.tired.   No, particular disease but" the
system, lacks toil/*. ,. You find" j;ou'rseif
tired,  low:spirited,  aiul  often- unable'
to;get: souii'd/sloop' at night.;   All this
is the wisult of .indoor .confinement- of
the.winter months', and shows-that-the
blood -r has-v-bocomorthin-anci -watery.;
New,.rich, red blood.is what you need.
lo'-put,you right, and there is no oilier
medicine'can give yon.-1Iiis .new blood
as surely iind'asspeediiy -'as Di*.' Williams',-Pink Pills...;- This  new blood
goo's  to.-o-very-part-'of- the" body-- and
��uick!y improves'rthe'general healUi.
Digestion -is. toned up,' youhavo .a- bet-^
lotvappcti.e,- 'njbrvss arc strengthened"
���and-sleep is sound'and refreshing.     -
,  .The--'vjUue'.-of.Dr. - Williams's-Pink
Pi'lis Nvheh'-tiib.'system is ruii down'in
shown by thr .experience of -Mr. William   Mitchell,   It.K.   Nq.-l  Bedford,
.P.E.'L,  who  says:���"A.' fffew "months
ago i foun.d.-myself in"..si .badly-' run
down- ..'condition.    "My";" appetite -��� was
poor.'.I waV easily tired, and��� did n'ot-
'���sleep well.''-.   I tried several, so-called
I tonics! But did.   not -"-got.��� any f - relief.
j-Tlien-f f -decided. to .'give. .Or) Williams'
i't'iiik-I-'llis.-a trial;. and soon-, found That
I .had" gotihe,right medicine.'. Gradually- my".strength came back,-the dull,-
tired fooling disappeared,' - and " after
using the pills for about a month, T
could cat heartily .and was., as .strong,
ami-active'as ever,If .have been."    I
can  most- -cheerfully :r����co'nmiei��! Dr.
Williams'' Plnli-Pills a.s an un'snrpass'-'
nd tonic."    -' '-"    '���'- -X-X', W"'
I ���-Youcim.gctDr. Williams' Pink'Pills
i.from. iiny"'dealer fin nVediciae. or by
iniailat'50 cents a. box from Thi; Dr.
'j Williams" Medicine. Co.,- Droekvilkv
'Ont." -'     .       ���-",'..   -*..-'-'���������".'- ''   -���-��� ���
j .. Game Law Conference Endorsed :
I    Alberta". has"- endorsed.: the., proposed.
j conference .. of ' gaiiie ';law-oflicials of.
i'.Caiiadian. -province's ; and  ' adjoining
slati.K. " 'Manitoba proposed -tiie-.meeting, .and''Minripiqta- dnis"already- on-.-
'.dorsedTt   -Ontario has betn'asked-tp
j support- tlie scheme. '- "It is sought lo
| provide adequate'machinery foi; inu-
|-tual  protection and'.control .'of game
pn   inter-provincial  and International
border lands "and ��� lo breakers of law
see-king  immunity' across  these borders.  ' ../.'.,-
Help 0n-t6-the~Bay Movement
Manitoba Government.Makes Contribu-
' _. tion In Support of Project
��� The Manitoba Government has decided to'make a-grant of $2,500 to the
On_ito-the-Eay,:Associ_ilion, and provision -for it will be made in thesup-
plemc-ntary estimates. The p"roposed(
graut is" one-ouarter- of the sum asked
by tho association, and is not to be
considered'as' an-annual .contribution,'
it-is.stated.; ��� Premier John Bracken'
plans to visit--Ottawa, at the close/of
the present >cssion .of the legislature,
to place the views""of his government
on'this,- and- other matters, before tlie'
'federal Vaiitlionti��5sr""7iTic'"ap'precIates
the'- 'fact: the support;"of -a strong
executive, such as. that of''Uie Oii:to-
tlie-Bay Association*"will .lend" strength
to.tho pleas-hejvyill advance.'    .."'���-"'-
Advocates Heavier Tax On Listeners-
ln "So'That Radio Can Progress"
An increase in the ladio fee lo list-
eners-in was.advocated to the special;
copyright committee of the House of
Commons by R. H. Comb's, Canadian,
liadio Trades Association, Toronto.
"I would "suggest that the fee bQ
raised," stated Mr. Combs, "to get
more revenue, or 1hat an appropriation be made by the house to give '.he
department a sufficient sum of money
to properly control the operation of ihe
radio in Canada, so thai radio'can progress.along ordinary lines."
B.C. Berry Growers
\
Are
7 Many Immigrants;.Arriving
Average    of  . Fourteen"���"''���Th'ouoa'nd' .'a
_ .7 .'.Monthfor Ten Months - ���-' .
���Immigration- 'id .Canada,, including.
Canadians returning from -the United-
States,' has" averaged.a' little over four-'
teeii -thousand a month-'-for the-ten
month's of. the fiscal;year.up -to -and
including --January, according-, to." a'
sla'.tcih'ent. issued by fho,.deparlment of
immigration- and'-.colonization. The
toial returns'for .the ten-month period
is 1.1,1,609. . .Regular. Itnmigration, .not
including ���'-, X returning 7 Canadians,
amounted to; -102,577,,"of which'49,363
wore'Bri'Ush,V3,72l.. from "the. United
Stiites and 39,'l92 from otiierf countries.
Looking Forward to a Good
/' -' Season In 1925 "'"':*
'.'-British Columbia berry growers are
looking-forward to a .good season in
-1925. "A recent-survey, .shows that
thero are now 2,528 berry-growers iri
the province," located in . the -Fraser,
KootenayrOkanagan, SalmonVvrinand
Vancouver Island district. The same
survey'show's that-the' acreage,under
cultivation -to ' berries.-',totals 6,308,
largely devoted to .the' cnltivatioii of
raspberries, - .strawberries,' - loganberries,- red ; and black-, currants-f and
gooseberries. ' ". V   ���  "-��� ..- \ '��� ������;
Spreading Good
News Broadcast
Wants Everybody to Know That
Dodd's Kidney Pills Have Relieved Him of Kidney Complications
Joseph Hardy, After a Long Period of
^ Sickness Says  Dodd's  Kidney Pills
Have Done Hirri Good.
Mistasslni. Que.���("Special).���Peeling quite well.again after suffering for
seven years, Joseph- Hardy, a well
known resident of this place is recommending to* his fellow- couutrymen
Dodd's Kidney Pills.   -
"I have used Dodd's Kidney Pills
and found them very satisfactory,".
���Mr. Hardy states in au interview, "I
suffered with my head and heart. I
could' not sleep very well and I was
always tired and nervous. I'took half -
a. doKen boxes of Dodd's Kidney pills."
and they have done me much good. I
make .no* error in'recommending them
to my fellow countrymen as a remedy
for'sick kidneys."- * '    '
If you. have.any symptom mentioned
bjvMr.f. Hardy. ynu_iuay_ be_sure_your_
kidneys .need attention. ��� Neglected
kidneys are the caiiss- of more than
half the ills to whicli mankind is. heir.
.. Dodd's Kidney Pills act "directly on
the. kidneys, making them strong and
healthy, Sound, kidneys;-niean pure
blood. -Pure blood means good health.-
���.= Tt will Prevent Ulcerated Throat.���.
At the'first symptoms of sops throat,
which presages ulceration and ihflam-
.matibn, take a spoonful of Dr. .Thomas'
Eclectric Oil." ���'Add ;a littlo'sugar to
it to make it palatable, -.it "will allay
"the irritation, and prevent' the .ulceration' and swelling' that are so painful.
Those who. were, periodically subject
to quinsy. haycMlius made" themselves
immune-to attack. --,, .. ���--.-'- *' .,*.-'.   .
' liow can a man.be expected to hit
the mark If. he leads an aimless exist-
once?."-."*.     '���" "f ��� '   ' -'*. ���  ���"���   -   V   ���':������ '���"
' There's no need of accidents if you'll
drive carefully and learn to read a-jay-,
walker's mind.  ���'"'"    ���;['���''   . ���      -., .: 77
Minard's Liniment,Fine for the Hair.
Nothing pleases -a-woman niore than
being able to convey a piece of information to another .wonian.-  ���.
��� If mirrors portrayed us. as oiliera
see us.we -would not use them.
Were Wrapped In Straw   /
Shipments" From " prier.tfiahd.f Europe
���  Are. Turned Back By Government'
- Officials .       7-   "��� _   -
Six, 'hundred' cases of Portuguese
wines have/heeii added to'a growing
Sr'ra'y of .consignments, brought, into
Vancouver', from the Orient and from
Europe," .and;now are.waiting return'
to tlie.ports-from "which ..they;.'were
shipped." ���'--;'-���. "'-".'..���������," -yi--
. Dominion ��� authorities., have^ refused
entrance to the wine because it-is
fwrapped in slniw which is not labelled
with .a '.certificate signed by a. recognized sa.niia'ry authority.'...   .'-.
A .recent'"addition. to. the'-'rejected
freight Js a .'straw, packed statue ""djbs-
lined lo adorn si*"'churcli in. Edmonton.
Orders'hayg- been -received Tor Its return % France, y ...        -.  7  - -      ' ���
Manitoba .Agricultural Products
In. 1924 Were Nearly Double That-of
-'.--:"- ���'"-���      Previous.Vear
-Agricultural products  in lho- province :of Manitoba diirhig the year. 1924"
reached  a,total   estimated' value, of
$164,812,857;'-.according ..to.'.'figure's- is-
suedjbj" thp'provlncial department of
agriculture. "7 'This.��� amount.iis nearly-
double Thai .of lhc ��� prCTioiis-f twelve
months.* .   The  gruat.er'-part" of..'lho'
spread is accounted ".for- by 'the', differ;.
enc'cf.In- the -vaju.e of flckl; crops' during these two years.;. "'.'",
-People: who'-never'-'look'-forward to'
the .'future seldom'-"manage, tof.- get
ahead... -:'    -.-,    7 - - ��� :;
'���. .Eighiy-'eSght'pcr.ceiitf of the French.
houses.destroyed during the war h%ve
be-en; rebuilt,-and "8 .'per cent., of the
tr'e'ncises Ijavcbeen fi)led'-ln..-: -,'��� - -.;���  -
There are worlds^of thoughts..; Decide if you would like to.be.where.one
is going .before you follow it.;;  '.-'-.'"
KJnanr"'sLinime��t for. Co Ids
Free-Recipe' Book���
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WORLD HAPPENINGS
BRIEFLY TOLD
Jacob Gould Schurman,-. now United
States minister lo-China, has been
named by President Coolidge as ambassador to Germany.
Tho Canadian Pacific Railway baulked 3,781,6fl Ions of grain to Fort William and Port Arthur during 1924, ancl
961,500 tons.to.lhe port of Vancouver
in the- same j oar, ,
Eamon de Vnlenir lho Irish Republican leader, Issued a rhetorical 'St.
Patrick's Day manifesto to Irishmen
abroad, appealing to them to rally to
the aid of their "threatened country.','
Daylight saving will come into force
1n Montreal on May 3 this year' and
- will cease on September 27, according to a motion carried in'the-city
council.      ��� -_
All the way from East Africa^ 0,000
miles, a native brought a sample of hog
blood containing a dread animal disease, to the department of agriculture,
Washington, for"oxperimehtation purposes.
A new service by-direct cable-between Rome'' rind Now York", over
which it Is 'hoped to transmit cable
Eve limes faster than heretofore, was
successfully inaugurated. Total length
of new line is 5;422 land miles.
Hon. George P. Graham, minister of
railways   and ��� canal?,   stated in rhe
House of Commons that 1,336 niiles of
rural road -were constructed orjmprov-
_   ed under, the Canada Highways' Act
-in 1924. - W-
On the heels of the sharp contro-
i ve-rsy over the value of aeroplanes, the
United Stales war department,has
ordered a fleet of 300 now observation
and pursuit planes, fhe cost of ..which
Trill total nearly $1,500,000.
Rub It' In for Lame Back.���A brisk
rubbing with Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil
will relieve lame back.    The skin will
' immediately absorb the oil and it wilt
penetrate tho (issues ancl bring speedy
relief. Try il and be convinced. As
the llnimc-nt sinks in, the pain comes
���out ana-there are- ample grounds Tor
saying that il is an excellent article.
Alberta and B.C: Press Association
Tbe Alberia-Press Association executive met in Edmonton and fixed-the
dates of the annual meeting as August 28 and 29,' at Edmonton. The
British Columbia Press Association
will me-ei at thc same time, also in
-. Edmonton.
Mrs. Laura Henderson
-Photo by Cause*
Arrangements Made For 1926 Meeting
Says Manitoba Dairy inspector
Mr. L. A. Gibson, provincial dain
inspector for Manitoba, recently announced that arrangements have been
completed for the holding the .1926
annual convention of the Western
Canada Dairy -Association in Winni
peg. Executives. -., of -^the Manitoba
Dairy Association and of the Manitoba
Buttermake'rs' Association met to decide on the dates of the convention,
and also to decide upon various competitions of the provincial organiza;
tions for the ensuing year. During
the past yecr, 1S9 carloads of creamery butter were shipped out of tho
province of Manitoba, a total.of.4,135,-
200 pounds valued at Jl.-163,5167 The
shipments included 29,000 boxes of
unsaltcd butler that wore shipped to
the British market, the first time that
Manitoba has shipped unsaltcd butter
to this market.
"DIAMOND DYE" IT
. ��� A BEAUTIFUL COL9R
Perfect home
dyeing and tinting - guaranteed
w i t lr' Diamond
Dyes. "Just dip
in cold water to
tint soft, delicate
shades, or boil to
dye rich, permanent colors. Each
15-cerit package contains directions so
simple any womi'.n can dye or tint
lingerie, silks, ribbons, skirts, waists,
dresses, coats, stockings, sweaters,
draperies, coverings, hangings, everything new.
Buy "Diamond Dyes"���no other-kind
���and toll yout druggist whether the
material you wis! lo color is wool or
silk, or whether it is linen, cotton, or
mixed goods.   .  ���
A Woman Car Distributor
1
Miss Lucy Wright Has Responsible
Position With U.S. Railroad
Miss Wright must know crops and
-crop conditions. A great wheat harvest moans a shifting of freight cars
and in the same manner au" .unusual
orange yield la California influences
the routine of office. An early spring
or a lato fall affects the demand for
freight cars and the unprecedented
cold weather In many parts of rhe east
brings new problems.
_ Miss"*J_.ucy Wright, general car distributor of the Grand Trunk Railway,
is said to be tho only woman in fhe
United States occupying the position
that carries with it a demand for
great executive ability, ft is her duty
to keep on the move thousands of
freight, cars and to meet promptly the
demands of shippers. An Idle freight
car costs the railroad, a dollar-a day
aiid Miss Wright has 15.000' cars in lier
���division wliich musVbo always employed unless heavy losses are carried, . .__
Ameri
cans
Dance To        '     '���
Music From London
Radio Programme Picked Up By New
York Successfully Re-Broadcast ~   ���
The first radio programme ol" Lon-
.don dance music to 1>3 successfully re-
broadrast to a large American audience, has been sent out frorii Station
WJZ, New York Guy, and WRC, Washington. , "
The music of the Hotel Savoy, London, dance orchestra, was picked up
by thc United Stales stations, and re-
broadcast on ji different wave length
by the Radio Corporation of Amerlca_-
The radio audience also heard the
chimes of "Big Ben" on the clock tower of tho IIous*' oT Parliament strike
iho hour of midnight.
Increase In Hog Product.on
Hogs to the number or 3,010,000
,wc-re market nl at the stockyards aud
packing plant* of Canada during the
year 192-1, as compared with 2,303.000
in 1523. The greatest amount of increase was in.thr-f prairie provinces for
in 1923 there wero marketed in these
places 6I/S.000 hogs, and.' In 1921,
1,065,511, or a SO p'-r cent', increase.
Hard and soft corns both yield to
Holloway's   Corn  It*��movcr,   which  i
Sarnia, Ont.���"In yoting motherhood Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescrsp- ,     ,.   ,        .
tion has been of great benefit to me ] entirely ssue to use. and certain and
'as a tonic and nervine.   Whenever I satisfactory ui iU action.
feel in a nifidoirn, nervous condition,
a bottle of the 'Prescription'  tone*-
tip my entire system quicker than any
- other" medicine I have ever taken,
and it keeps lue well. I* heartily recommend this medicine io women who
are in a debilitated condition. U is
a _>a��c aud reliable tonic and nervine,
- always dependable."���SI r s. Laura
Henderson, 224 Cotterbery St.
Health is most important to every
'mother. You cannot afford to neglect
it. when yo?sr neighborhood'drtSggist
can supply you with Favorite Pre-^
scription. tn��� tablets or liquid^ This
Rrescriptioa'Is made in Dr. Pierce's
Laboratory in BrHlgebuirg. Ont. Send
ISte there if you -wiih a trial pkg. ,
W.   ii.   U.   1565
Wheat Goes to United Kingdom
.There was a heavy increase in the
quantity of Canadian wheat supplied
to the United Kingdom in 1924,
amounting to 50 per ��ont. ovor 1923.
according to a report of. tho department pf trade and commerce.
Children oi Mature Parentage
Scientists say that the child*of a
father over fifty years of age has
ten times as good a chance of becoming eminent as he would if-his father
wen-a. young-man.
For Sore Feet���Minaret's Ltetmenl
Hope Of the World
VISCOUNT CECIL'
of Chelwood, who declared In a recent speech that the only apparent
hope for the survival of Christian civilization lay in nations preparing lo
co-operate and to shoulder their share
of the burden of safeguarding the
peace of the world.
Dembnstration-Parm For Russia
Will Be Equipped With Modern
Machinery and Implements
Seven groups of Russian farmers,
who have^ived for,a time in thc Unit?
ed States, left-Xew York recently under the direction and organization of
the Technical Aid Society to establish modern farms iu Russia. These
will serve as demonstration farms for
the Russian peasants. All these
groups have equipped themselves with
modern machinery- and implements.
These groups were sent by
the Technical Aid Society to settle in
communes iu Soviet Russia.
HEART TROUBLE
SHORTNESS OF BREATH
Mrs. Geo. 13. Ilowman, Morrisburg,
Orftr, writes:���"I am writing you a "few
lines" to .lot vr.u know of my experi -
ence with Milburn's Heart and Nerve
Pills*., "Two years ago I became very
poorly-with my heart and nerves and
whenever I look the least littlo bit ol
exercise my heart'would start to jump
and flutter. I could noi walk upstairs
without having to sit down and rest
before I was half-way-tip, ou account
of my breath becoming so-.short.
I commenced taking
MILBURN'S
HEART AND NERVE PILLS
and in no "time T foll.it great.improve-
menf. and can now heartily recommend them fo all those who are
troubled with any affection of the
heart."
II. &~N. Pills are for sale af all
drug and general stores:* put np only
by Tho T. Mllburn Co., Ltd., Toronto,
Ont.        .    -�� ���
��� Good Season For Lumbering
*     *-__._���__.
Conditions Have Been Very Favorable
In Thunder Bay District
Winter lumbering in the Thunder
Bay district will show better returns
to operators this year than Sor several
seasons. -Tho conditions have been
exceptionally good. Fine weather has
prevailed in. the woods since the cut
was started late last fall, le is estimated that close to sixty per cent, of
tho total winter eat will be tiscd for
home manufacture, whilo -10 per cent.
will be raited for export to the United
States milts.    .   '
Define Boundary Line
No Dispute Between Canada and U.S.
Regarding Territory
The treaties between Canada and
the United States reported to tho
United States senate recently, are"
those signed on February 21, Jri Washington, by Hon. Ernest Lapointe and
Secretary of State Hughes.
The one dealing with tho demarka-
lion of tho boundaries realigns in Pas-
samaquoddy Bay, N.B., ��� and also provides for a "more practical definition
of lhc boundary line" which" runs
through the Lake of the Woods to a
point described as the northwest point
of that lake.
It also provides for lho relocation
and repair of lost monuments which
mark the boundary lino between
"Western Canada and tho United
States. It provides that the western
boundary shall consist of a series of
right or straight lines adjoining ad-
jacent^nonuments as now established
or re-established.
���No territory is actually In dispute,
the Lake of tho Woods adjustment bo-
ing chiefly designed to give more practical definition of-* the* two small areas
of United States waters in tho Lake
.of the Woods, wliich under the present
demarkation is entirely surrounded by
Canadian waters..
The New Brunswick adjustment concerns "a small zone of waters of controvertible jurisdiction in' Grand Man-
an Channel."
Thc trealy also provides for inspection from time to time of the boundary
line between Canada and the United
States, for the repair of damaged monuments "and buoys, the keeping open of
'boundary vistas and in general the
maintenance of an effective boundary
line.
Record Of British Flier
Made Trip of 17,000 Miles With No
Breakdown
Seventeen thousand miles from
Londonto India and back, including a
flight round Mount Everest, with a
single breakdown aud without change
of engine, is the record flight which""
Alan Cobharn, a British airman, has
just made in taking Air Service Marshal Sir Seiton Brancker on a survev
of the imperial air routes through Bagdad, Calcutta and Rangoon. Cobbam't.
total flying distance i'or himself now
exceeds two hundred thousand miles.
The. trip was more remarkable than
tho famous world flight of the Aineri-,
can airmen, because Cobham had no
assistance lrom 'elaborate dumps at
convenient stations antl ho carried all
lhe spares necessary in case of mishap to his machine.
Sir Sertoli Brauclccr carried with
him in the machine baggage for a
three months' trip, including clothes
for diplomatic Junctions. As a--result of the trip, it is now considered
that it'would be possible io fly to India in four-days nest.year, while the
air marshal will now be able to elaborate The whole scheme of imperial
airways throughout (he empire to India, Australia, Egypt.and Canada.
Earthquake Shocks
. Not a day passi-s without earthquake shocks occurring in some part
of tho globe. Japan averages something like three arvvy twenij-four
hour.:.
Germany's Drink ^Bill
Has   Doubtful    Distinction'   of   Being
Wettest Country  in the' World
Prohibition would pay tho German
war debt and have millions of gold
marks to subsidize a grape juice iudus-
liT, according to Germany's national
committee for prohibition.
Germany is the*,wettest country in
the world.     The committee announced   this,   following   a   survey   which
disclosed that Germans    drank   just-
a sip or two less than two quarts of
alcoholic beverago for    every    quart
consumed   in   France.     Tho   annual
German   consumption   is   500,000,000
quarts,  of, whicli 132,000,000    quarts
aro of hard liquors-���brandy, liqueurs
and the like.     Trance consumes 300.-
000,000 quarts .of intoxicating bever-j
ages annually, if the   red   wine,   as'
served    in    every French home antl j
estaniinot, can bo called intoxicating.
More than 20,000,000 gold marks, or
approximately $500,000,000, is the bill
for hard liquor that Germany digs
deep to pay each year. For his wine,
beer and liqueurs each German is said
by the committee to spend forty gold
marks, or ?10 annually. That is the
per capita bill, with each man, woman
and child charged with his average
obligation.
"Since ihc burden imposed on Ger-'
many by thc Dawes plan amounts to
forty marks per capita," tho committee sets forth, "Germnny may easily
win their freedom by cutting out
booze." *"
"Germany leads the world," the
cominitlee sarcastically asserts, and
then presents figures showing that
the leadship is in the consumption of
alcohol.
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
MARCH 29
REVIEW���CLOSING"   PERIOD      OP
CHRIST'S MINISTRY
Murders In Russia
MOTHERS PRAISE
BABY'S WN TABLETS
Mrs. Ij. ' M. Brown, Walton, N.S.,
says:���"I cannot recommend -Baby's
Own Tablets too highly. I have found
them invaluable for lhe ailments ot
little ones," Mrs. Brown's testimony
is the samo as .that- of thousands of
other mothers'who have used the Tab-
lots. To i'se them once is a sure
guarantee that they will always be
kept in the home arf long as there are
babies or young children to be cared
for. The Tablets aro a laxative���mild
but thorough in action���which never
fail to regulate the stomach and
bowels; relieve constipation and indigestion; break up colds and simple
fevers and make the dreaded teething
period eas>y. In fact thoy banish all
ihe*-mInor Ills from which little ones
suffer.. The Tablets are sold by medicine dealers or by mall at 23 cents a
box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co., Brockville, Out.
Suffered Misery
With Itchy Eczema
Cuticura Healed
"I was troubled with ecsema for
over two years. At first it appeared
in small spots and
then began to spread
all over my fece and
head until I suffered
awfal misery. The
itching and burning
were terrific. At times
I thought 1 would gw
crazy, and was obliged to give up
my work.
I was treated and tried different
ointments without any benefit. -I
read am advertisement for Cuticura'
Soap and Ointment and decided to
try them. After the first application
I felt relief. I continued the treatment for a time and now I am
bealed." (Signed) Miss Y, Wood,
SS5 City Hall Ave., Montreal,
Quebec
Cntlcura Soap, Ointaientand Talcum are ideal for daily toilet usts.
Se__.pl* Suft rm *t m*iL   A&iress Cri__._:____
Depot:   "(fjMCTSm, P. O. _Ss_r sais, Itastm!.-"
Fhw, SmmSa Oa>tine-.t2S��o3 SOc TaSaanSr.
Try ��w new $ka.via% Slidfe.
Saved. Empire Exhibition
Duke of Devonshire Guaranteed  Five
Times As Much As-GovernmeiU
A. ai. Samuel, parliamentary fcecre-
tary of thy overseas trade department,
has officially-revealed the fact that tho
Duke of Devonshire i-aved the empire
exhibition in the early days.-, saying:
"Tho government, first oi all, guaranteed ��100/(00, but at a later date the
Duke,    of     Devonshire     guaranteed
I ��500,000 out of his o*wn private ex-
i peiuliturc.   ,Had hi- notV done so, the
' exhibition would have shut up there
| and then.     The government, he added, had \<.'ry properly taken over that
guarantee and ratified it.
Newspaper Correspondents, Are Slain
By tbe Peasantry
Recurring, murders throughout Russia of rural newspaper correspondents
by the peasantry are giving the government great anxiety, and the severest suppressive measures are being
taken against the assailants. At
Nikolaiev, near Odessa, three peasants weic executed for killing the correspondents of a pnnineial pap��r,
whom the peasantry accused of actinig
as-a-"spy-for-the government. -Scarcely were the three convicted men dead
at . Briansk, near Moscow, -another
country correspondent, whose- duty it
was to report on political and other
conditions among the peasantry, was
slain by unknown persons.'
Hardly a day passes without similar occurrences in tho couutry district.-;. According to the government's own figures, more than 3,000
such correspondents were murdered
by the peasantry last jear.       .  .
Saleof Coa! in National Parks
The regulation:, governing the licensing of businesses, trades, or.occupa-.
tions within Canadian national parks
were amended by order in council
dated February 3, 1923, so that-every
person selling coal by weight within
thc parks shall have all coal sold in
quanlilies or loads) of ono thousand
(1.00i>) pounds eacli or over, weighed
on the scales maintained by tho do-
parinient for the use of tho public.
The i'ee for weighing' coal shall bc
fifteen' (15) cents-per load.
Expect Record Tourist Trade
. According io estimates by oflicials
of' Montreal steamship companies,
more than 10,000 tourists, tho largest
number on re-cord, will sail from Montreal for Europe during the coming
season" of navigation. They will include ft larger number of United
States citizens than ever before.
Accepts Chairmanship
Canada    is    interfiled    ln fhe announcement  from -tondon.   England,
lhat Sir Ifalford Mackind^r has accepted tlie chairmanship of the impel- '
ial economic committee, which ig to
decide how the ?5,000,0(K> a y��*ar which |"
the British Government has set- aside
tc encourage the marketing of Dominion products in the United Kingdom,
should bt- spent.
Worms sap the strength and undermine tht* vitality of children. Strengthen theni by tiding Mother Graves*
Worm Exterminator to drive out the
parasites.
New Canning Factory
Depending largely, npon what arrangements can he made with the local
tomato growers, the Okanagan Packers, Ltd., are planning to construct a
canning factory and fruit packing
house in the Rutland district. Kelowna.
Golden Text: Jesus ^Christ is tins
samo yesterday aud today, yea and
for, over....  Hebrews 13.S.
Devotional Reading: Revelation "LOIS.
Loyalty to Christ- tho King": Lea-
eon I.���On tho last". Sunday of his
earthly life, Jesus'Christ, as the prophet Zechariah had foretold, mado
his triumphal entry into Jerusalem,
meek and riding upon an ass. .Tho
whole city was moved. The peoplo
acclaimed Him King, though they did
not really recognize .what" lhat kingship laeant. 'The Rornaus expected
--���onio public rising; the Pharisaical
party was aroused to now envy and
malice;" tho Herodlans dreaded a possible* ururpor; but tho populace entertained for tho moment the idea that
their hope was now fulfilled, lhat tlie
long-dreamed of Messiah had at last
appeared, and would lead them fo victory." But after looking round about
tho temple, Jesus passed quietly out
of Jerusalem and returned to Bethany for tho night. He did no wonderful work. He had no revolt
against the hated Roman rulers. Tho
enthuaia��m of .the country people and
the curiosity of the City folk soon
waned. Before the week was over
the cry of "Blessed is tho King!" was
changed to "Crucify Him!"
Unchanging'loyalty fo Christ is tlio
mark of all his true followers. Loyalty to thc right is grounded on this
personal loyalty lo liini who is wholly
righteous. '���Christ was for a long
lime my King," said an earnest follower of His, "but 1 fear Tie was only
a constitutional sovereign and I was
His prime minister. Now He is absolute Lord, and this -has made a
great difference in my lite,-'
Miller's Worm I'owders act so thoroughly that stomachic and iulestinal
worms pass from the- child without being noticed and without inconvenience
to the sufierer. They arc painless
and perfect in action, and at all times
will be" found a healthy medicine,.
strengthening the infantile stomach
and maintaining It in vigonras bpera-
tion, so Iliac, besides being an effective vermifuge, they are lonlca! and
health-git ing iu their effects.
Large  Newsprint Production   ,
Production  of ne-vsprhit by Canadian mills in February   amounted   to
115,624  tons,  the  average daily  production lH'ing 150 Ions greater_ihan in .
January.
For thc fir.tt lime the output'of. tho
Canadian mills surpassed .that of tho
United States mills, the production of
tho latter amounting to 113,83:1 loiis,
1,793 tons less.than tho Canadian production. ��� .
Have Laugh On Robbers'
Shop keepers at Bath, Eng., havtv
had the laugh on robbers recently.
One gang of burglars cut a hole in a
tobacconist's window and slole 'r^-Iot of
packets���ail dummies and empty. In
robbing a wine merchant's ttore they
stole five bottles of colored water.
A Health Food
y'XytorXXXy
FpaU CW Jetton
v^C^TlSv.:
EMULSION
GRAIN FUTURES
liny Un!": anil Offers tn Wheat. Oats,
Flax or ].:_Wi-y good for seven days in
Wirinijpt'f,- Market at only a f<--w points
away. M-irket very active now and
mnny pcopic have made h>g money
Ituvinjcr in-ivili-Ecs. Ton Offers or Ten
Bidd on 10.00U lmshe's only J15.00. Remit by certified cheque, money order
or telegraph.
NORMAN TOBIAS
803 Union Bank Bldg.', Winnipeg. Man.
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'ment
OVER HAEJ* A CESJTURY REPUTATION
UR. L�� GLEnC S MV��RiK}DSj1r��*S.
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UH. LE GLEflG Q APEStfgNT.pt U.S.
5oW fcrJiwJin' Ch-raut*.     Pries* Is Entiled 3��,
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*_�����, B��j_.i_��A:_ sheet. Kzwvoiscjtit- - THE) LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1925
THE LEDGE
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
(2.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the United States $2.50, always in advance.
G. YV. A. SMITH
Lessee
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ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices .$25.00
Coal and Oil Notices    7.00
Estray Notices 3.0*
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certificate of'Improvement  12.50
(Where more than  one claim appears in notice, $5.00 for  each acU
ditional claim.)
Vaudeville Entertainment
B. C. Mineral Prodnction
Up 17 Per Cent, in 1924
When the annual report pf the
Minister of Mines appears next
month it will show that the value
of 1924 production approximates
$4:8,621,097, an increase over 1923
of ��7,316,777, or 17.6, per cent.
This means that in two years there
has been an advance of over 35 per
cent. This progress has been based
on development of natural resourcea
and a normal growing demand for
the mineral products of the
province.
Hon. William Sloan, minister bf
mines, has endeavored to see
British Columbia's mining industry
top the fifty million mark in value.
It was not one and a half millions
from it last year, and he is confident that the results of the. year
1925 will be substantially, iu excess
of the 12 .months recently closed.
Metalliferous mining, as already
has been indicated by published
statistics, is responsible for last
year's good showing. The revised
statement indicates that the increase of metal mine production
over 1923 totalled $9,890,064.
Midway Warbles
{By the Warbler)"
Ace Mesker has gone up to his
ranch qn the Main river.
\ ' '
"Lew Salter is tuning .up his
"Lizzie".for the" summer's operations.   .      .       '.       , .*   -
Jack Bradley, of Carmi, was in
town    during    the   week-end  on
business. ,
Ofcta Hansen and the Bender
brothers are loading- ties for the
C.P.R. at Midway.
Af considerable number-went to
Greenwood on Saturday? to Attend
the funeral of the ��� late Hugh
MeKee.
Percy Hammerstram has ^opened
- up his garage in - Midway for fehe
season. - All sick and disabled
auto's attended to.
Tn some places they say spring
" has come, the Robins are here. Itf
Midway we say spring has cerate,
*' the Hobo's are here.
Jimmie   Moran" is   "wearing   a
genuine    -'Kilkenny"    hat  these
-- days. ' - Someone    said - Jimmie'B
mother sent it to him from Ireland.
-' Mrs. Emery DeLisle-and family
returned home on Tuesday morning from Bridesville, where they
had been visiting for the past week,
Mr. Bruce and sons are tearing
down what was once, the drugstore in Midway in the old days.
They are taking the. lumber home
to the ranch.        * -   '
' Gardening is in fall swing in the
burg this week, while in some
places close by, they are wondering
what X'�� d��'w^'1 **���������_) anow-a they
have on hand.
Midway would be a much nicer
looking town, if a numbar of the
old buildings were taken down. A.
lot of them are past their usefulness
and are becoming dangerous.
Everything is working smoothly
towards the erection of a Hall at
Midway, which no doubt we will
have" in the near future providing
7 no one throws a "monkey wrench"
in the machinery.
*"'���' ���9       '_; ��� "'" " ��������������!>������   ��� _���
Gilbert in Lead
John Gilbert, versatile star in
parts of romantic power, has the
leading role in the, William Pox
picture, "Just Off Broadway/' from
the etary ,by Frederick and Fnnny
Hatton, which comes to the Greenwood Theatre on Saturday, March
28th. Marian Nixon has Ihe leading feminine part
The   story   deals with   a little
Broadway   chorus    girl   who  innocently becomes the ally of crooks.
The  action  jumps  lo Pari* and
back   again,    before  msttera  6R.
straightened  out aud   she  learns
tha* tha mass ��h0 has believed to
be a criminal, acta&Uy ib an American secret service agent    And he,
thinking tbe girl was   dishonest;
le&ras her innocence.
The Ladies Hospital Auxiliary
are fortunate in securing Miss Lillie
Pickthall, of Trail, a contralto of
great renown, for their entertainment in the Greenwood Theatre on
Friday, April 3rd. This young
lady's siDgiug alone will be well
worth the price of admission. Miss
Pickthall is in great demand and
she always captivates her audiences
and touches a tender spot with her
beautiful melody and well trained
voice This talented-singer has
already taken honours in England
and is at present studying for a
degree in the Toronto Conservatory
of Music.
Then there will be local Bongs
and choruses, drills and folk
dances. Altogether the entertainment will be one of merit.
A Dance will be held in tbe
Masonic Hall after the show and
supper served by the ladies.
Westbridge News
Jack Rusk visited Westbridge
this week and took home with him
lumber to build a flame.
Frank Chartrandhas finished his
logging operation, and iB with Mr.
Mesker helping him prove up.
Billy Middleton went to Brides-
ville to visit his old friends the
Blythe family and returned suffering from la grippe.
Tom Robbins has returned to the
camp after a two-weeks stay in the
Greenwood Hospital. HiB foot is
about all right again.
D. McPherson, the Liberal candidate for Grand Forks-Greenwood
riding, did some scouting around
Westbridge this week.
A. C. Mesker haB returned to his
ranch on the Main River. ' He will
make some improvements on the
place, and build a foot-bridge
across the river.
The Main River is taking on its
spring aspect. The white fish are
calling to the knights of the rod
and line. The ice has nearly, all
disappeared, the birds are returning and Nature is again performing
that great wonder of a resurrection.
Guessing Competition
Another praiseworthy and novel
way of benefiting the Greenwood j
and District Hospital, was evolved
by Frank Richter, Kettle Valley.
He donated the popular Christmas
bird,-a "gobbler" no less, for competition. . Each competitor paid 25
cents for his guess, the one guessing near its weight would receive
the gobbler. George Johnson
guessed the nearest and received
the gobbler. Mrs. Minnie Davis
was the poorest judge of the weight,
but Bhe received the booby priz<">, a
rooster. This novel competition
netted ��10.25. Mr. Richter very
kindly sent his cheque to the
Sec.-Treas., for this amount, which
the Board gratefully acknowledged,
assuring Mr. Riohter of their appreciation of his eii'ortB.
I've such a pain here!" Very
well, then, a good laugh will
surely relieve it. Go to the
Vaudeville Entertainment in the
Greenwood Theatre oa Friday,
April 3rd.
Mrs. A. Docksteader
Buried in Trail Cemetery
List of Hospital Subscribers
The Board of Managers very
thankfully acknowledge receipt
of the following subscriptions.
Anyone wishing1 to subscribe,
kindly call at the office, or mail,
to Chas. King, Sec-Treas., when
receipts will be given and
atnouuts acknowledged iu the
current issue of The Ledge.
Previously acknowledged    ��930.30
Murdock McLeod,  Bonnington        5.00
F. &K. W       50.00
Frank Richter, gobbler guessing       10.25
Total       $995 55
Card of Thanks
Mrs. H. McKee and family
wish to thank their many
friends for kindness and sympathy
shown during their recent sad
bereavement in the loss of a loving husband and father, and also
for the many -beautiful floral
tributes sent.
Mrs. Agnes DockBteader, aged
88 years,, who died- March* 13th,
was laid to rest; in Trail cemetery
Monday afternoon. Services were
held in Knox Presbyterian Church,
Rev. Wilson officiating, and were
largely attended, a numbar of out
bf town old timers coming to pay
their last sad respects to an honored
resident. - Mrs. Docksteader has
been. a resident of the Boundary
country for over twenty years and
made a- host of .friends by her
amiable disposition and kindly
acts. Among the . out of town
people to attend the funeral were
Mr...aud _Mrs. Kenneth Campbell
of Nelson.���Trail News."
The. Pythian Sisters. Dance
planned for May 1st has been
postponed until 15tb' May ;on account of other attractions"during
the first week in May.
Mining News
H. H. Johnstone,   ot Rossland,
mines inspector, is in  town today.
. P. B. Freeland, government
mihing ' engineer, inspected" the
Imperial group near Rock Creek
this. week..
. - It is estimated that there are 60
men working on Wallace Monti tain
and it is considered that in another
month the. number will be greatly
increased. The BelLmirie ie look*
iug better than ever and the Beaverdell Miuing Co, has men wording at four places ori the property.
Harry. R. Hewer, formerly, of
Greenwood, is making good at his
mining property near Lakesidp,
Idaho. Harry is at the head of
the company which operates the
mine and mill. D. M. DrumheUer,
Jr., M. E. for the company in a
letter to Harry G. Wilson, of this
city, says: _ "The Hewer is coming
along O. K., tbe whole works is
rolling and we are making a little
profit. Expect to improve results
as soon as weather conditions get
better. Our toad is soft as mush
just now and is hampering us some
in handling our supplies and concentrate. We have taken over thfe
Wiberg group so now have consid>
erable over a mile of the Apes.
The south drift is in 1000 feet and
we have 350 feet of backs. Lead
values are improving. We recently, had �� foot in the. face "
assayed 50 per cent, lead"."
PRESBYTERIAN   CHimCii
Minister ia charge
Rev. W. R. Walfcteshaw. B. k.
Greenwood
Soaday. much 29ta.
BeavsrdtelFiO.SO ai sa.
- C��*fiw��o# 7.S0 9.18.
SYNOPSIS OF
LAND ACT AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant unreserved, ��urv<,ye<l
Crown Unda may b* prt-empted by
Britlxh ���ubjtot* ovir 1) years of age,
and bjr iIUoji on declaring intention
.to become .British ���ubjoots, conditional upon rMlfltn.ee, occupation,
ahd Improvement, for agricultural
purpo����*. -, >
Full Information concerning regulation* regarding preemptions is
glv��n in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"Hoyr t9._S>re-��n_pt_Liand.,l_copieg ef _
which can be obtained free of charga
by addreeatag tha Department of
Lande, Victoria, B.O., or to any Government Afent.
Record!' will be (Tainted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which ia not timber-
land. I.e., carrying' .over B,090 board
fw>t per acre" waat bf the Coast Range
and .J.000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Application* for pre-emptions are
-to be addressed to the I*a_nd Coin-
miaaloner of the Land Recording DI-
vision, ln which the land applied for
U situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of whloh can tie obtained from the Land Commissioner,
Pre-emptions must be occupied foi
five years and Improvements made.
to- value of $10 per acre, -including
clearing and cultivating at least five
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
received.
- SV>r more detailed Information see
thef Bulletin * "How . to , Pre-empt
Land."
��� PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands,, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of ftrat-olasa (arable) land la $5
p��r acre, and aeoond-olass (graxlng)
land JS.feO per acre. Further information- regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given ln Bulletin
No. 10, L_an_d Series, "Purchase and
Leaxe of Crown Lands."   -
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
Umber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may b�� purchased or leased, the conditions including* payment of
stumpage.
HOMESITE   LEASES
, Unsurveyet areas, act exceeding 20
acres, may be leaas4 as homenltes,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected In th* first rear, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement ��oa��lt_ens are fulfilled
and land has bsem surveyed.
LIASES
For grazing and industrial purposes areas sot eaccsedlng 840 acrsa
majr ba le&sei br on* person or a
c-mpaay.
GRAZING   7
Under tha <3ra_slng Mt the Proviso* la divided late graslng districts
and &* range ad&inistared und��r a
Gr&s$ng - OammUsioner. _ Annual
graslng permlte ara Issued based os
numbers ranged, priority being Riven
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
.nanagecaeat.   SVee, or partially free
' permit** are available fer settlers,
campers   and   tr&riHsrs,   ap   to   Ufl
; bead.
THE NEW
EERLESS
_J
A CONTRACT OF GUARANTEES
The  payment  of  the  face .'value   of   the  policy at
death or maturity.
Double   the   amount   of ��the  policy  if   you -die by
accidental means. ,
A-Monthly Income and waiver of premiums during
Total and Permanent Disability.
GUARANTEES The Actual Definite. Amount of profits at theentt of
a selected period.
That if, extra profits are earned you will receive them.
That if you die before the'end of the selected period
a cash dividend of ji definite amount will be added to*
the policy for each year it has been in force.
GUARANTEES
GUARANTEES
GUARANTEES
GUARANTEES
GUARANTEES
-N
S.
CONFEDERATION !IFE
ASSOCIATION
HOWARD FARRANT,        *
District Manager, Rogers Bldg., Vancouver, B.C.
CHARLES KING,
^   Agent, Greenwood, B.C.    .
Please send me booklet on
the  New   Peerless  Policy.
Name \	
Address	
I
DR.
A. J. DORMAN
DENTIST
. Office:
McCutcheon Residence
Greenwood
DR.   A.   FRANCIS
Physician and Surgeon
Residence Phone 69
Greenwood
An examination for Forest Rangers will be'
held at Grand Forks on April Sth, 1935,-Ai>iilica-
tion will be received up to noon of April 1st, by
Hit. District'.Forester, Court House, -Nelspu,
from whom application forms and full particulars may be'obtained.' Fee Si.00."-.
- Candidates must be Uritisii subjects, not
moie than forty years of a^e, resident in British
Columbia for at least one, year, of f*oo<^ character and physical condition, with woods experience aud -familiar with the. practical side
of loffKiti);, timber cruisinjr, .surveying and
forest protection, with l��.owled|jre of the Forest
Act and able', to- organise work and handle
men. _     .   '  __-   ... '- ,'.'       7.
This examination is to establish an eligible
list for the' next year from which appointments
will   be..made as.'rangers are required.. One
ranger is required immediately. 7 -
*-.""*   . W.'H. MaCINNES,'   7-    ���* '-
7 >   Civit Service Commissioner,
���_���--     '-" ;.y ..  ff   -    .-Victoria, B.C
"Once in awhile between friendi���Long-Dutance"
"\
Make It A
Weekend Habit
Every   weekend     use   the_f longdistance' telephone ,to   chat   with   a   fs
distant v-friend or   relative.    This   is
not  an  expensive habit,   for'the new
night rates   are   specially   low,   and
both you and the parties whom  you    ^
call will enjoy a talk-trip of this sort'...
It   is   an  excellent way  to maintain *
friendships, and is quicker, more convenient,   and more  satisfactory  than
letter-writing. ���     -    _ *
at-V
TIMBER SALE X6969
Sealed ten&ers.will be received!.-by"tite':.Dis-]
trict Forester,Nelson", hot -later vhan' noon on
the 3rd - day" of April," 1925, for .the purchase of.Licence-X6969 near ^llkinson Creels,
to cut 2200hewa-tiei. -'.''!,.'_.:,7r "
One year will be allowed for-removal of
timber.   '-��� ������' .        ''*"
FurtHer.particulars bf the' District Forester,
Nelson,"   '.-*  _.���--_.���*".'-
Advertise in The Ledge
b; g. telephone company
F^fvWVfW^
7wvWtW^w7Affi^
'xXyxyyXyxWy
: The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO END OF DECEMBER, 1923
Has produced Minerals as follows: * Placer Gold, 876,062,203; Lode
; Gold, 8113,352,655; Silver, 163,532,655; Lead $58,132,661; Copper, 8179,046,508;
,'^nqIL'-:!i27fj_KM:^756;7:Mi__mUueo!_i8 .Minerals, $1,108,257; Coal and Coke, 8250,:-
968,113; Building Stonsj'Brick, .Ceni^^ .
.Production to the-end of 1923 showfan. ���"���:"''-....""���
ggrepte
reduction for the Year Ending
7  The   Mining   Laws bf "this Province are more liberal, 7apd fehe fees lower, <     7
shan those of aajy other Province Ipi the Dominion, or any Colony,-b_t; the;-fBrifeish.
Empire. .    . - '���-,.-*
itinera! locations. are-gre_nted to discoverers for nominal fees. * * - ���   -
Absolute  Tttiea are  obtained   by developing snch properties, the; security
ol which ig gti&ra&teed by Crowa Grants.
ITuI! informationv together with MistingTEieporta and Maps, ��nay ba obtained
graft  by addressing��� '     v .���   "'
TBE HON. TBE /MISTER OF MIKES
- VICTORIA, British Colamik

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