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THE  OL-DEST   MINING   GAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
Vol.   XXXI
GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY. DECEMBER 11, 1924.
No. 20
ON DISPLAY*
Mechanical Toys, Dolis, Hfarmbnica JMouth Organs,
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Christmas Tree Decorations, Etc.
. ���
Inspect our Stock of
Garry, Kootenay and Regina McCIary Ranges
Agents for the Northern Electric Company Radio Sets
All Kinds.        Come in and here them.
T.M. GULLEY �� CO.
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Good Things For Christmas
Mincemeat,   Chrystalized   and   Glace Cherries,
Christie's Slab Cake,  and Plum Puddings
A Good Assortment of Candy.    .
Chocolates in bulk and fancy" packages.
Jap Oranges, Delicious Apples, New seasons Nuts, Etc.
For Quality and Value Order From Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
Jap OMnges,     Cluster Raisins,
Smyrna Figs,     Xmas Stockings,
Crackers, Nuts and Candy
All In This Week
Mens
Furnishings
Pants
Shirts
Underwear
Wool Tweed Shirts
Light and Heavy Rubbers
Fit-Reform Suits and
Overcoats
Boys Sweaters
W. Bison & Co.
TAYLOR  A SON
PHONE 17
GREENWOOD
The Thomas tailor Shop
Is Agaftt Open for Business
There is ample time before Christmas to order a .    ���'".���-
Semi-ready Custom tailored Suit and Overcoat
: y . ������ Latest Samples on Display V
Special attention given to Cleaning, Pressing and
Repairing of Ladies and Gents Garments
7.WW.W f-Gut-of-Town-Trade-Solicited^"      - W- HV   ;
CHARLES THOMAS
Greenwood, ;BIC.
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"Ml Sizes7(Ask for. Cata(ogue)
-'���"��� 7  KODAKS ^nd PILM5
If- we have not the size you Jwani we will obtain.1, (Ask for catalogue).
Portable Electric Lamps,   Electric; Curling Irons,
Hash!ights^Batteries,11 nip'orted Perfumesr french
Ivory,  Fountain pens, Eversharps, .Etc.
/���'V-rStATIONERY---���������;'". ';'���'-x:"":
Grand assortment offancy Stationery.   No two alike,   Vou want to.
VW.f.-_ seethem.   An Ideal present.  X ���','���       ''''X'X
-:w y:;:vv';v:-^peouTEs.^'.7>'7 7V w.';\-
Xmas.Boxes of Neilson's Celebrated Chocolates ranfitng. In price
7 .-;��� from 75c, to $6;50.   Cull line of Bulk Goods.'"[
X);x, ~   -        ~-x    -   ���'   CHINA.   yXX- XXXX.yi-
Beautiful Hand Painted China.   Marl the newest thing In glassware.
Dolls,-    Mechanical .-Toys;'yxBooks,[''xxG&me&x
VV-,. Everything for the Little Ones
Xmas  Cards,     Tags,     Seals,     Tinsels,     Etc.
FIRE!
FIRE!
FIRE!
Winter time is most
Dangerous for Fires
A small premium will give you
Protection, on your House
and. Furniture
CHARLES   KING
Real Estate and Insurance
!3MId
i3HIi
iauid
Making ready for our
Xmas   Merchandise  ���
We are selling our entire stock of
Fall Millinery at a Bargain
Call aud inspect our goods
MRS. ELLEN TROUNSON
Xmas Toys
Of All Kinds
(Note Paper
In Xmas Boxes
Mens Ties & Silk Scarfs
Fresh Fancy Boxes of
x Chocolates
Mixed Candies & Nuts
7 And a complete assortment of
Xmas Cards
-AT-
McMyhri's Store
Midway, B.C. ���:
Greehwopd Theatre
SATURDAY, DEC. 13tK 7
Commencing at78.15 7p.m. ;
ADOLPH ZUKQR: presents    ' V;.
Dorothy Dalton
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Law-v"':'";'���'v
Lawless"
'���-.-". "-   "with;       :-;.--', ..';; - ,";
Theodore Kosloff, , Charles -W Roche
y.yX and Tully MarshaH ;[y.-:X
:���' X,Nothings&colorful has ever been'-.,
screened is this'picture of gypsy and --
Tartar life in ,_fhe  far-off regions _ be-..:
,' yond. the Roumanian;: Danube. .-It's
a glowing romance of unleased pas-'
, sion, of picturesque scenes and-stir-
��� jring climaxes...With more.real thrills -
;" than a dozen, ordinary ..pictures. -'-:,.'
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ADULTS SOc-
CHILDREN 25c
AT
Goodeve's Drug Ston
WANTED
���   A used Sewing Machine.   Must be
in fair condition and cheap. . Apply,
Ths Lhdge, Greenwood.
AROUND HOME
Magazines aad papers  will be
much appreciated at.the Hospital.
The. Hockey Club is considering- holding a Dance on New
Year's Eve.
H. A. Nicholson, of Nelson,
district manager of the B. C.
Telephone Co., is iu town today.
C. F. Williamson of Penticton,
Dominion inspector of weights
and measures was in town on
Friday.
The Knights of Pythias will
hold their Annual Christmas
Tree in their Lodge Room, on
Tuesday. Dec. 23rd.
: At -the last meeting of the
Women's Auxiliary Mrs. J. D.
^MacLean was unanimously
chosen Honorary-President.
: Mrs. H. E. Zellar and baby, of
Swift Current, Sask., spent a
few days in town this week the
guests of Mrs. Zellar's sister, Mrs.
K, M. Spence.
Mrs. J. C Smith (nee Miss
Stella Storer)' of 7 Blakeburn,
arrived in town on Wednesday
and is the guest of Mr."and Mrs.
J. H. Goodeve.
John Gropley returned to Kamloops on Sunday morning after:
attending the funeral . of his
brother, the late Hugh Cropley,
on Saturday afternoon.
Ed.- Rippeto has commenced
making ice in the Skating and
Curling rinks and it should not
be long before these places will
be the centre of amusement in
town.
i Cleveland Toney came in from
Seattle, Wash., this week, aiid
will spend several weeks in town
visiting his children. . He is the
guest of' Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Goodeve."
���. Mrs. W. A. Bain arrived from
Nelson on Friday morning and
will reside here for the next three
months, Mr. Bain being relieving-
manager of the CanadraifBank
of Commerce.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Eustis spent
the week-end in town the guests
of Mrs. Thompson, on their way
home to Trail,, after attending
the funeral of their daughter,
Annie, in Vancouver on Thursday last.
A sitting of.the County .Court
will be held in Greenwood on
Tuesday, Dec. 16th, at 10.30 a.m.
His Honor J. R.. .Brown is expected to preside and it.is; anticipated that several important matters will_.be dealt with; -���-.
xy;The.Picture; Showiuadet.the
auspices", of the Hospital: Auxil-.
iary on: Saturday, evemng.r.was. a
social and financial success. /The
Dance afterwards, was enjoyed" By
a large crowd as was the supper
served,in the-Auxiliary,.Hall.   ;. -
7��� Miss'H.-Dingley,'..of- Birmingham, 7.Eng.. [arrived-: in town
last week. Miss Ding!ey: is -prepared.to do dressmaking and will
be pleased toVeceive orders at the
home of her, sister, iVlrs.7 Chas.
Case, near the Anglican .Church.
X Dr. and,Kirs. ,A;7Fj Dorman, of
-Victoria, arrived in 'Greenwood
on Wednesday, afternoon. , Dr.
Dorman" intends opening 7iip7 a
first-class, dental office in town.
Until he.has located an office, he.
will7be;found at the Greenwood
and District Hospital or pto.n��69.
A meeting of the Green wood
Liberal Association will be held
in T. Mi GTiHey'sStore oa Friday, Dec7 12th. at S p.m. It is
hoped there, will b.e a good atr
tendance as delegates will be
elected to attend ���_��� a Nominating
Convention in. Grand .Forks on
Tuesday, Dec. 16lh... ���..
Mr. and Mrs.;. Jas..-Muir and
daughter, Dorothy,' left on Friday .afternoon,' with the good
wishes of their many friends, in
Greenwood... and "district,; ..for a
holiday.; in "..Scotland.W'T'hey- are
travelling via./Chicago and New
..York,, sailing on the Carmania
for Liverpool on  the  13th  inst.
W. A. Bain is seriously il! iu
the Greenwood and District Hospital having been taken there 011
Monday morning. We are pleased
to state that he has taken a turn
for the better this morning-. E.
W. Thomas, is expected in from
Armstrong to take charge of tbe
Bank of Commerce duriag Mr.
{Bain's illness. . f x- ���
Hockey Club Meeting
A meeting of the Greenwood
Hockey Club was held in Taylor
& Son's store on Thursday evening,
Deo. 4fch.
Tbe committee which interviewed the City Council reported that
be cost of hiring the skating rink
/ould be the same as in previous
ears���$G0 for insurance and
10 per month for lights. They
also reported that the Council guaranteed to pump water for making
ice, free of chargp, if there were
nob finougb water in the reservoirs
for that purpose.
Ed. Rippeto was chosen to look
after the rink, at a salary of $50
per month, his duties to commence
at tbe discretion of the secretary,
who was instructed to notify Mr.
Rippeto of his appointment.
B.C. Taylor and the secretary
were appoinsed as a financial committee and A. N. Mowat was
elected manager 0? the rink and
the hockey team. v
It was decided that the prices of
tickets be the same as last yearV-
Ladies ��3 50, children. $2 50, gents
..85.00, family $10.00. Money to be
paid strictly iu advance.    W
The secretary was instructed to
buy 50 feet of f in. hose..
Messrs. Crowley and Morrison
were appointed delegates to attend
a hockey meeting in Grand Forks
on Dec, 9bb, to arrange a schedule
of ganaep, and to help elect a
cential league governing body.
Hockey Leagues Formed
An enthusiastic hockey meeting' was held at Grand Forks on
Tuesday night at which N. E-
Morrison was present as a delegate from the Greenwood Hockey
Club. It was decided to have
two leagues in the Boundary this
year. 7.0ne senior team ,to play
for the Boundary cup and the
other .league will be intermediate.
The winners of the intermediate
championship to be declared by
Feb. 1st.
- Schedule of games:���
.. Intermediate League- .i~
Greenwood Jan. 9 and Jan. 16.
Grand Forks Jan. 14 and Jan. 21.
Dates of senior league games
will be announced later.
Rules to govern the Boundary
L<eague were drawn up and G. S.
Walters, of Greenwood, John
Murray, of Grand -'Forks, were
appointed a central board of
arbitration with C. D. Pearson,
of Grand Forks, secretary.
, It .is expected - that a good
brand .of. hockey. .will be played
this...season,"-both towns being
confident of' winning, the championship.':; ���       ���      ��� "..-
.-' An 'outdoor7_picture,^eoIorfuL7iB-
extrenie.is Dorothy Dalton's latest
Paramount picture, VThe��� Law. of
the Lawless." It contains a variety
of thrills and. mystery .combined
with a passionate and primitive
love., romancef of; the ..Tartar and
gypsy.This piofcuref'said'tp .be.' an
enterta.infng and novel' photoplay,
may be seen' at, the. Greenwood
Theatre next Saturday, Dec. 13th.
TheodoreKosloft", Charles de Roche
and; Tu.lly' Marshall:,.Bapporfe the
star,- eaeh-.playing .featured roles.
E, Lloyd Sheldon, made the adajj)-.
���tion.froma.etoryof the wandering
gypsy- tri'b'es.by Kohrad Bercovici,
a famous.Ronmanian author.. .7 .
, s "The.funeral-. ot.'.thefiate'Hugh
R. Cropley was held oh Saturday.
Dec. 6th at 2 p_.m., service. being
conducted by- Rev." W. .R..Walk-,
inshaw. Interment took place in
the I: O. O. JF. .plot, of the bcal
cemetery, " The pallbearers wiere::
Chas. Gauvreau,. Matt Malouey,:
H. McKee, J, H. Goodeve, W. B.
Fleming and-Lew Bryant. ..
f All applicants V.fpr motor
licenses for-1925 are requested to
bear in/mind tfiat iti making their
aipplication it is absolutely; necessary that they supply the issuer,
of. the ^license- "with the engine
number of. the. motor. .-This is.
imperativie [ owing to the new
system 'ofJ- filing these applications how in force in the province.;.
A special.meeting of the Greenwood Curiiag Club will be.hefd
at. the Court House, on the evening of Thursday, Dec, ISth at 8
o'clock. A full' attendance is rer
quested as skips will be appointed
and rinks chosen for thef season.
All those who are intending playing and have not. yet notified the
secretary (P. H. McGnrrach)
should do -so without delay, so
that their names may not be left
out of the rlaks to be chosea,
Westbridge News
Arthur Mellor has begun building his camp on the Main River.
Westbridge School will close on
Friday, December 19th for fehe
Xmas vacation. The parents are
invited to be present on that afternoon, when the children will entertain them.
The-Rev. Father Cocola viBited
Westbridge on Monday, Dec. 1st
and said Mass to a large gathering
of people. He then went to Rhone
and baptised the infant of Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Mellor. Afterwards
he visited Carmi where he baptized
the child of Mr. and Mrs. Ed.
Lautard.
CLERY-STREETER
The Sacred Heart Church, Grand
Forks, was the scene on' Monday
evening. December the 8feb, of a
quiet wedding, when Mrs. Catherine Streeter became the wife of
Mr. Louis Clery, of Westbridge.
The. ceremony was performed by
the Rev. Father Cocola.
Mr. and Mrs. Clery were the
guests of the good Father during
their stay in Grand Forks. They
were also the happy recipients of
the good wishes of many old friends
of the groom.
Midway News
Howard Pannell is on hia
vacation.
A Whiefc Drive nnder the auspices of the Ladies Aid will be held
on Tuesday 16feh inst at 8 p. mi, in
the Old School House.0 Everybody welcome.   Collection.
��� The United Farmers, Midway
Local, are contemplating building
a Hall to be used for " socials,
dances, eto. The arrangements
are not complete yer, to nothing
definite can be said as to where it
will be located. -~W
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C. J. Lnndy's residence was the,
scene of a fire last Friday evening.
Yves Bohemier, who discovered
the fire, raised the alarm and it
was quickly overcome by the
neighbors. Damage was done to
the roof only and the interior of
the.house by water. The origin of
the fire was thought to be caused
by an-overheated chimney.
��� \
Mining Notes
7 H. W.  C. Jackson returned to
Spokane  on   Tuesday  morning
having completed sampling the
Bay mine,  which^^was:. _pumped_
out foFthat;pufpose.
:' A strike of high" grade ore was
made on-the -north- side of the
shaft on the 500-foot level of the
Providence mine a few days ago.
This .find of ore should greatly
increased the.output,of the mine.
7A shipment of high grade ore
went out from the Strathmore
mine to the _f.Trail smelter on
Tuesday.. ...This property, which
is operated by a local syndicate,
has considerable, high grade ore
in .sight and preparations are.now
beinjg.made to take out a carload.
Supplies and equipment;were
taken up to the. Keno : mine ;at
Hartford Junction ..this morning.
Living quarters will be put in
shape, and development work" will
commence in 'a-few. days. E. A,
Wanke and associates recently
took a lease on this property. 7
Ji W... Williams, president of
the Jubilee Mountain; ���Mining-
Company spent a few.days.ia
town . rettfrning to' Spokane on
Tuesday .morning, f; 7H'e reports
that good, progress is being made
in the -tunnel. pn7 the ': Spotted
Horse with; the presieht _ crew.
The company has secured a .compressor a. rid-on its arrival it will
be .installed on a.site, which was
decided' on; by Mr.-Williams.
An important mining deal was
consumated this week when Dan
McGillis, G..S. Walters and Geo.
Haiahly took af lease oh the Elkhorn Fraction, which adjoins the
Providence mine on the west, from
R. D. McKenzie. '. This property
has been Worked, for somefmonths
past, a 90-fdot shaft having been,
sunk and a cross-cut fflade. .The
lessees hare cosnmenced work and
it may apt be long before, -they
wiil encounter the lead which
runs through the Pf evidence, {*
TfTF   LEDGE,   GUEtlXWOOD,   B. G
Are   ihe   voters Indifferent?
Caught By Wireless
Liverpool Criminal Went to Sea But
Was Arretted
Arrested by wireless, a fireman was
sentenced :ii iho Liverpool Assizes to
seven yt!iir_5' penal servitude I'or the
mansliuiiihii.'r of his hunker-in-law.
During a rjiiarrol on a landing, the man
throw rlie. women over tho balusttraile.
Sin: died i'rom Iter injuries. A -week
later tlu; fireman wont to sea, but,
following wireless inquiries, ho -was
arrested on his velum.
Iiverj Presidential '..iiii.u.iKii in tlio United Stales Is remarkable in cm-..-
vv more ways, but proi">..bly 'lie mosi remarkable feature of lhe recent campaign was the stretiuo'is el'lort niadc io induct; men and women cjualiiied t.o
vole to p<> to the polls are! exercise their franchise, 'When people an deutod
'.he iranchl.'o there is __<._iiinii._l agitation io obtain it. and not in frequently in
the histtiry of ibis old w.nld h:\s th" insistent demand ol' people to enjoy ih<;
rights of seirgovrniueiii resulted in revolution. Hut once lhat right has
heen aeeorded (hem, whin a l;ir;;e percentage of llie people display neglect, and
��� l'ldifl. fence in tin? exercise of I keir franchise through which alone can they
really govern themselves.
Jf the groat mass of voters neglect lo cast theii;.ballots, democracy is Jn
danger because ihcy are leaving the dour wide open to'the entry of interested
parties and cliques and interests with persoual axes to grind rather than a
patriotic desire to advance the welfare of the counlry as a whole. All titu-
denls and lovers of democracy realize the. danger that exists, conseriiiently in
(iio recent Presldeniia! election an unprecedented effort was mado to arouse
,rhi_ voters front their apathy and get them lo (ho polling booths.
In the Presidential election of 1S0G when William Jennings Tiryan made,
his famous campaign lor "free- silver," eighty per cent, of the qualified voter?
went to tin' polls. A quarter ol.' it century kiler in .1012 with all the excitement of a three-cornered contest between Wilson, Taft and Koosovell, only
(i2 per coiit. of tlu; voters actually voted, and every election between these
dates revealed a steady decline.
During the weeks preceding this year's election every known device, was
employed by tho National Civic federation in a groat, "get out the vote" campaign to remedy Lhis siate of affairs aud arouse the voters to a. souse, of their
rospou.-dbiiily. Tin; radio, tho movies, thc newspaper and magazine press,
ringing bells, blowing sirens, tooling whistles, tho pasting or stickers ou automobiles and milk bottles, tho offering of a magnificent trophy to tlie state
recording the largest proportional increase in votes cast, and advertising on a
nation-wide settle were called into action. With what result? According
to tho latest figures available, less than one-half the people entitled to vote
took lho trouble to do so.
Much the sami' thing is recorded in Canada, and even in Great Llritaln,
where (he proportion is higher, rarely more than 70 per cent, of lho vote is
polled.
What is tlii- reason? Are the people really apathetic, uninterested and
.Indifferent, as io what principles and policies shall be effective in the legislation and administration of their public affairs, or is thero something- radically
wrong with ilie electoral systems in vogue? Even admitting a considerable
degree oi' apathy antl neglect on the pari of the individual voter, it cannot
alone be accountable, for the fact that, as a rule, only three.out of every .five
persons cast their ballots-'   '     ."--' '"   77   -   7 7    . ���     '���   ' ���   .
j.!atlier.is the in.iiu .(.foul.ie .not in-thb present-f,y,s.om ot.".balloting? For
.oxaniplo, what,inducement.is there."for a fllepublltan votor to'.go. to the polls
in tlie' si at.es--. of. the sol id ^Democratic' South?" . I.I e'may vote \us' a. .matter of
sVmimeni-'br'ont of 'principle," but lib knows'tliat it -will, have", 119 "effect on .the,
-result;.' j I.e. is in aVlioppless .minority-arid knows'it, '.and' he.- further' knows
"that tinder Ui'o'existing 'system, lie is like wise.hei pless.",-Then', ivwhj'., take iho
- (rouble' toVote '- ""Aiul .a'Democrat"find hims.cUf-.hr'exactly.tiie same position in-
someYif.i\[u\)ur-jiii<l"OUt-'l_le'ptibliciin"Siates'of the north.   ."   -:,     --.-<.    ���-',���::
-_ ".,.-.'-"" fi'r'th^ lasl.ff.'ai'atiiau.'.ge'nera.l'"elections, the' Conf-prv.ativc-'.-voters iii 'the
f Province ofrQuebee might just 'as ".well", have. ��� refrained from ,'volinig". for all
., tlie.. effect, the.ballots cas.f.'by .thei'n' had. ou the .representation, of that-Province.
'}jn tlie; nqu.se of Comnio'nsf -   In Nova S.coti.i,..J3<i.O.Q6: Conservative, .l'rog-'rcssivii
"'���and Labor, voters, -il per cent., of the total, were .as "effectually, disfranchised
7as"ii'''ih'eiv mimes -hail, been-'struck off the .yot.ers'-.lists;in adr.uicc-of" polling
- In"'. Alberta -ami, Saskatchewan, .supporters off Liberal and. Conservative .can-
iliiiates-'aatl p'o.ic-ios .foiind.. themselves without."representation.   ^Isitany won-
' tier'many voters say':'.'-"What'sr. the use.?", and go-on. -with their own .private
���business-affairs. - -- "'    .-_ '   . -'."���        - ... ", ���   7-7 -.,��� '   - X:   7     -.    -'    7      '   ���'
'   '      Tlu*. truth is, and-the'uiasses'of.iho people, .are comiug.io realize .the :i*aetf
..-i'ven. if tlie.. poiiticiaiis7tlo;.not, thai..while , we now enjoy universal suffrage-;
7-the ydtes of individuals, have.-hotoyua.l-value.,-.- The votes of a-bare majority."
are .lOOVor cfent.feff'eci.ivn'f but jet"a group, no n.ia'ttorho.w numerous, he1 in a
.minority of one. ".nnd ihey are.deprived of air-representation.' -What .incentive
is,there in -"sue'h.a condition- to a -man or., woman tb'.drivc" many miles to "."cast'
what they weli-fknow in .advance will b.e an.ineffective ballot:- 7. 7
"..'.���'-'Th'e .popular eryf.Qf a generation" ago, "Chic .ma:y. one 'vote,"'"requires-re.-'
7-.pUicbincnt:_by.- rt now erf-slogan;f "Ono-.vote, otic value.".-. Only,so ,'cah,what
""'-imw'fappears to. be .'sheer apathy  nnd' neglect' orif'the"part" of- the-'voters""176
overcome. .  Give ihe.m. somefreasbnablu" assurance- that their-.votes will be.a
' -real -fac.or.'ih dclei'miiiiiig, tlte.result ot an election-, and much -of ihe "present
'   indifference -v.-iU-disappeiir.,. .  '- -   " '-.  ���   ��� ._"_-} z ,.-...''.;..  ���-'��� .
"DIAMOND DYE" IT
A BEAUTIFUL COLOR.
Perfect home
dyeing and tinting guaranteed
w (t li Diamond
lives. Just dip
in cold water io
tint soft, delicate
shades, or boil to
dye rich, permanent colors. Kach
lfi-cent pacuige,'contains directions so
simple any worn;.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 tell your druggist whether the
material you wisl lo color is wool or
silk, or wliethei'it is linen, cotton,.or
mixed goods.
Irish Boundary Question .
Ulster Ignores the Commission on the
Boundary Issue
1 .-Tho governments of both Great Britain   ami   Northern   Ireland havo informed the boundary commission that
thoy do not care to submit statements
to the -commission, or appear before it
by counsel or otherwise, according to
a statement issued by tho commission.
The government of the Free State,
it.   added,   has   submitted   a   formal
slaiem'ent regarding Article .12 of lho
boundary treaty under which the commission was constituted and also has
in lima ted  its desire to appear before
j the commission by counsel at a later
j meeting In London.
1     The  refusal  of  the  Ulster  Govern-
! meiii to have anything lo do with the
I boundary   commission   ls Interpreted
;is presaging the failure, of the commission to accomplish anything.   The
Uritish expression of   lack   of   desire
to appear is accepted as moaning tliat
Greta Britain lakes the position that
the    commission    was   appointed    to
hear what the Irish have to say, and
not the British.
Women Detectives In Turkey
Turkish Women Detectives are being engaged by the chief of the Constantinople police. They will bo entrusted "with (lie special duty of .reporting on the moral conduct of members of their own sex.
VICTIMS OF ANAEMIA
V    E
TO
;
Before disclosing your Invention to anyone, send for Free "RECORD OF
 ...       New leaflet "PATENTS���A Road to Fortune"; a I eo .free
INVENTION.      	
_on request.     Prompt, pereonat service,
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16 Elgin St., Ottawa, Ont.
Write TODAY.
"Next door to the
Canadian Patent Office"
.'-���'
Need
New, Rich Blood to Restore
Health and Strength
.. It Ls an unfortunate fact lhat nine
women out of every test are victims of
blpodlessnoss ih ono form or another.
The- girl in her I eons", the. wife and
mother, the.matron of.middle age���all
know, ils miseries.- To be anaemic
means that you-arc" breathless, after
slight exertion. '"You-feel, worn out,
ancl -depressed". -You turn- against
food " and alien ��� cannot digestwhaf
ycu. do' eat. Sleep does not refresh
you, and "when you get tip you feel-exhausted aiid unfit for.the.day's duties.
U7 neglected, anaemia -may lead to
consumption'.-7;'- -' .,- - "��� -. ���"��� .y
You -..h'oiihl" act--promptly-;' 7 Make
goodvthe" fault' in your, blood-by taking-
Dr. NV.illiams'Pink Pills,' the^most reliable ��� blood ���,'enrich'or ever "discovered;
These pills" purify.had blood,-strengthen Aveak' blood; and ..'they-make good
blood,' aiid as the. condition'of. your
blood improves
Build Giant Zeppelin
Work to Commence At Once At Akron,
Ohio
Construction of a super-dirigible
more than twice as large as the ZIt-3
or the Shenandoah, avIU commence
following tho .'arrival from Germany of Dr. Karl Arnstein, noted
Zeppelin engineer, to assume his dut->
ies as vice-president of the Goodyear-
Zcppelin Corporation.
Dr. Arnstein will have a technical
staff of 12 picked engineers, designers
and draftsmen. Work on thc new
craft will begin immediately. The
ship will be of 5,000,000 cubic foot gas
capacity, more than twice the size of
the ZR-3 or J.I10 Shenandoah.
Dr. Arnstein, under whose direction
nearly 100 Zeppelins wero designed
and manufactured in thc German zep-
pelin plant at Frledrichshafen, Germany, will supervise construe!ion of
ihe super-airship. Dr. Arnstein designed and built Ihc Ztt-3 af the German factory.
Britain To Resume
Trade With Germany
Anglo-German Trade Treaty Has Been
Signed
Tho Anglo-German commercial
treaty has been signed by the representatives of both governments.
Under the terms drawn up, Germany not only grants most favored
nation treatment to Great Britain, but
gives guarantees against discriminatory treatment and limitation of imports. Tlie Uritish Government binds
itself t.o introduce in parliament a bill
removing all the war restrictions still
imposed against the Germans in England. This means that no discrimination will bc made between Germans
and other foreigners,, ancl Germany
will be allowed several minor trade
concessions.
Germany's    most    favored    nation
o
clause now places England in the same
position in trade relations with Germany as she. occupied before the war.
Murder In Far North
Chocolate Covered. Figs
Dainty Confection  Which Will Please
' '��� - the Children
This - toothsome aud wholesome
Christmas lime con feci ion comes from
_\'ew Orleans, and is especially to he
recommended fo 17children, because it
satisfies the craving for sweets with' a
food thai.. is\digestible, nutritious and
has a tonic "effect.on "the system. "-'.
-,..The; Jig's, should "first be- steamed un-.
til,thoy.anj:-very tender.. -.This"may
be dontf-.-convctiiently" inJ an- enameled
.ware. steanier "with a ���removable', rack.
Ottawa Considers Question of Charging Eskimo With Crime -
. Tho department of justice has under
its consideration the question whether
a charge _pf murder will be laid against,
E-Ter-Goo-Yuk. an Eskimo, for the
death of a tribesman, Oob-Pa-Tow-
Yuk, north of Baker Lake, in the
Northwest Territories, more than -a
year ago.
It is understood, however, that steps
to arrest the murder suspect will hardly be taken at'present for several reasons. Some doubt exists as to the
probability of obtaining a conviction
on the available evidence, and, as
E--Ter-Goo-Yuk is in the Coronation
Bay district, tho cost of sending a
patrol to locate him. and the expense
of transporting oflicc'rs of the crown
to hold a trial at Chesterfield Inlet
would he enormous.
Let Christmas Diy
usher in months of
pleasure with a
CONIPHOHE
Radio Receiver.
No other, gift will
give surfTcontinu- "
ous pleasure, so
constantly remind
the recipient of
your thoughtful
goodwill. And it's
a gift you.can bc
proud to send. \
AH Marconi dealers ha"ve various
models and will
install the set you
16 any .one of
ressea below for
led booklet  P. E.
you wil. regain .propor-j^vhon- the .figs iii.ve cooled removethc
strength;'and pnjoy life, fully .as every
girl-aurl-woman should do. '.The case
of airs. -Mary"-Tralnor,.- 'Pforj-'h; On!.-,'
shows."the valued of Dr. .Williams'"Pink-
Pills, in cases of- this. kind. .'-She
says:"'[.had' not been ""fellihg.-well
for sonic time and.ii'atVbeetrgt-adualiy
gfpwing weaker.'.'-"I found it very hard
Id do myf housework; -hart-severe head-
1 ���
Study Effect of-Eclipse oiv Radio -   ' | ��� ���'    Eastern .Foxes  For the-'West"
. The effect, It any-, of Uie eclipse of ( -��� Seve.failargf^shipments of live foxes
������ the sun- on radio riic:�� pi ion will be. oue! have been; mado-through Montreal rt-y
01   -.the.   subjects ,.s'iudP-d 7whe.u" 'the" cently'" to   points   in . the. west from
'eclipse take's" place on -.!anusiry. 24; "'.=. A j l'rinco.; Edward;' Island.      Shipments'
���publication [tU-vti!.v.il-Lo -.'���,'ch-'netV,i>',co"-i;.ha^^
opM-ating-wiih radio <:n ill ti> lasts 'in ait 'Alberta',',Manitoba nud Minneapolis.
. effort'to coilect.'dar.a ,'biv l.i'us phiise <if j     "  '-"''--  ,'��� ���-���'^-~~y~X~-y-X[   7
the Jiitroiioiiiicai pheiioinetiitn..
'���: In' nic.i"ior> of Those who "fell. iii. the
-war' a-l.icatMlfiflfy' laid out-area iii- tlie
-Ih-i'tir-ti.Mtnpire ExhlSjVf.hm is to.be pre-
.served--as.  ''The  Garden- uf _Ueme.ni;
bnuice.."    -.--"   ;���;-   ---" x'X-  .������.-:���[
-���'There mv'stars so i_istunt_;ih:it their.
ISjjht must, travel for"8��3.0<i0 years be-;
fore -wo see it.   ,->."���" " -   -W "...- -. '"-.'
.At noon each day the suh-'s rays are
fociised. on tne .touchhole'otSa "cannon
mounted at the Peimf Castle'at' Cln-
^ra.'Portugal, atul thus it is"- automatically lir&d. V'    ':������.'   ',
aches and. was very "pale. -"��� T took' doc-,
tor's medicine for some-I line,-but tliey
didine 110"good.' -I.was growing-weak-
er:,.and.,used .to._l'aiXt_Jind:i.ake..dlzzy:_ij
spells..' - In .this "condition' I-.began- tho
soft, centres and chop this.: portion line
with '-a' few-nuts and-candied' fruits.
Fill the figs with' Ihis mixture -and dip
them "in unsweeiened chocolate whicli
has beeh.melted.in an enameled wave
do'ublo'.boiler.' The chocolate coating
will keep.the .figs- soft and moist' for .a
considerable time.   :-"       .      ..'.''     '
Queen Mother Celebrates Birthday
Was Eighty-Years Old On First Of
December ���
Queen Alexandra has celebrated her
eightieth birthday. King" George,
Queen Mary, the Prince of Wales and
the Queen and ,Crown Prince of Norway were among those who joined, iu
tho observance. Though somewhat
feeble, Queen Alexandra retains comparatively good, health aud is--in the
habit of driving out in her.motor-car
alriiost daily,.e^en braving inclement
weather.. - There was a family dinner
in honor "of-her birthday, but none of
the-brilliant festivities which formerly ^marked, this anniversary.' '��� ';
. -Largo' numbers " of girts and messages' : of congratulation 'were.'".received. . .��� -, ...',   '_���-.',-." '        '   '   '"   -
��� f oon:
Great  West  Electric Co.,  Ltd., Wlniweg
Distributors  for Albertn:
Bruce' Robinson Distributors, Ltd., Cnlgary-
Distrifcutors for  Saskatchewan:
Independent Elc��r!c Co., Ltd., Regina
England Will.Use Tides.
use"'of'Dr..-\Vllliams* Pink. Pills,- and-
after a .time'Vound' ihey were _helping
mc:' I continued-. theJiVtise.until '-it
found'���this- troubles .-thai; afflicted-, me.
iuuTgdcaisfl f am-once more enjoS'ihg'
good health and strength." V
You can..'get Dr..Williams'.Phik-PilIs
through any"dealer ln medicine.'or by
mail ai .JiOc a lioxf-frohi The Dr. Williams'Medicine Co..' 15r6ckville..0rit."
Mi
Building Is On Increase
Healthy Gain Is Showm In Recent
Figures Published
The value o'f.-building launched in
Canada in _ November totalled $24,61.4,-
200, compared with ?21-.1>86,S00 in October, according to figures compiled by
MacLean -Building Reports, Limited.
_ Residential building accounted for
55.6 per cent, of the November total,
amounting-'to $.13,095,100. Business
building amounted to ''$:i,SKS,60(V or
19.G per cent."; industrial building, $1,-
082,700; or AA per cent; and public
works and utilities, $5,022,800..for 20.1
per cent, . . - -     -,.>.-
. ; A;Leeds relleVing'ofllccr states lhat
ninety.percent, of runaway-husbands
hin;e; bluooy'es.: . Single .ladies .seek-'
inKV'-llJrible-swains.are warned to bolt
from tho bluJV. -; ' -'.':"-.  -.'",' -��� -..' '-���   ��� -" - 7
 FI e tch e r'"s
, Castoria' Is' a. pk-asanir,- harm- ���
. ies5;3ub5tUut:e. for Castor. Oil, 7
' ^arcgoriciV'-; jcctiypg.y Drops 'X
���- and...Soothing'} SvnipsVespe- f'
cially jsrepared for'Infants in afnis.V and;:, Children al_l_ages.'_.
To avoid imitations, always lotok for tlte signature.61 iy^^TT^^M^A: X
proven directic-tison-cach pagkage.-' Physicians cve^wlftre'recpmsiendifc'.
7 Dirigible Mail Service:
Saya   Zeppelins   W.tH.j .Car.ry   Letters
Across'Atlantic At 25c Each""
" There, will- soon- bp..a weekly;mail
service by Zeppelin between"liie.UnU-
ed S.tntes and Kttrope, according to Dr.
Hugo'KcUner. director of tho Zeppe-
ihi Coiiipany," who "liad "charge of'tbo
7,11-3's -"trans-Atlantic. flight..
.The-'ZMppcllnrGooflyoar combination
does not'intend to establish a'passenger service for-the present, ho indicated, .'but it.'bfilhirc�� on�� Zeppt'Hn.each-
way. weekly carrying a half million letters" at 25 cents per letter would lio a'
btisisiess"success., ',"...'.   \:''W;     ".W
ioiis-' To 'Be. Spent For -Producing
Wf - ,..;, ;:' Electric..Power ���_���' - -'���-. '-.-.'
X .-A "-"?150,000,0007-: liroject to '"use; the
tidal rise in ihe-Kiver Severn for-the
'production- of." electrical, power will be
undertaken, by the British .Government
in-thc'sprlng. 7.A cdmriiittee'.df elec-
tric'al "experts appointed "to.investigate,
'the. possibilities of -harnessing the
Sevein to furnish power- for the,surrounding, district', has. completed a report ' in v;h3cli- they ""recommend'-' that
the work be undertaken.-'
_", .'7Indian Traps Raccoon' '���-.''
.'-: Tlio first-'raccoon" oyer, trapped,- in
Saskatchewan "was- caught' recently.by
an -Indian" on the";M6'ose Mountain;"reserve. V -The.pelt, ot'ffalr .size, was'in
splendid .condition.. . Tho provincial
inspector, who; examined if at- Carlyle,
statedit-is-the first to' bc registered
hi this province.    -     -_..- -""-���}''.. V- - ���:'.;'-
. Sliiler's .Worth - Powders will hot
only expel.forms from the system but
will induce healthful conditions' of the
system under which- worms"- can-,no"
longer thrive. ��� Worms" -keep..a-, child"
���In a continual state "of .restiess.ness
arid-pain',- antl There cm bo" 116 comfort, for the little ono until :tlia cause
of suffering he removed, ���which-'cari be
easily dono by tlie uescri! these powders, .which-are very effective.f: -.   -..,.
..""������ A New Exciiae ,"""-. 7
"" Mrs. Tippler.���"How dare..you: How
dare you come 'home'in.;this coiidl:
'tion?"- ; .Mr:' TJpj>lcr,~-''Thp. stuff���hie
-^-1 ..dnmk-7-^hic���gave 'me -the; neces-
sarj-'courage'."-   V���''���.}. '' -"- :'7   ... ;   -
Frerichrnan  Breaks Records
Attained "Spe"e;<j~of" 192 "Miles" an"~Hbur
'--7.'.. ���" fln Seaplane"- --������;.
'The.airniani.fPauniei;, using7a.hew.
amphibiou's. plane cquipited with 350
horsepower- niotor.-Jiroke - the-.' speed
record.for-seaplanes'for-;the distances
of both 100 and :'200 kilometers while
carrying a loail " of- COO - kilograms.
Paiinler's average speed for the short-,
er, distance was slightly'over. 192 miles
an"hour and. Cor;the-longer 'distance
slightly .under .that-figure..'''' .f_- .-
f The: performance- was the. more- remarkable- in".'tliat the /test.' was made
over a ten kilometer course and the
inaehliie was . brand. now,, never'. hav-
ing bet-ii.broken,in..-'      ��� --.W-''- 7   "-'
...7"   The Young Philosopher.   .....
. Two   boys..- are   telling each other -
what th^y would like to be when Uiey  '
grow up'.W,"I will be a osldier."    .'Tt
isnT""nlce_being-asoldieiv'--answereu���
Jimmy. ' "You-will go-to war and the
enemy will- shoot'-"you." ���; "\Y.qll," that's" -
just" tho" idea/   ",1'ni goihg-"to be the  ���
enemy."'-' .-_   !'-'-- '-- '. -   ;   -"     - -   - ���'.'--
farmers
r'how to,
tain
fjult&tins
em
77'-' Elevatorf For'Prince- Rupert
V'The federal .department of trade and
commerce ��� will call i'or tenders immediately for the construction of a
J,250,000 bushels elevator to be constructed at Prince Rupert. .Thenew
elevator is to take care of grain on
Canadian National Hues front 'Northern Alberia..       -���   'V   -.. 7 '
VAsthma-'Overcome. '-'The.1 triumph
ove.r asthma,has'assuredly come. Dr.
J. D.'Kelioss's Asthma Remedy has
i proved...the most positive.-blessing .the'
victim of -asthmatic- attacks' has ever
knowii. ^Letters received from'thou'r
sand"3- wlso'-have tried it form a" testimonial which leaves no - room ��� for
doubt'that here, js a.reat remedy. Get
it today, from your dealer.
7 One.of the most- frequent results- of
submarine-.earthquakes is llie breaking
of telegraph cables."   ""; ' ".
Prehistoric Animal .
\Vorkmen digging for the foundation
ot" a house near Rome have unearthed
an object identified as a huge tooth or
tusk, measuring nearly eleven feet in
length anil some twenty inches .In circumference at the large end. It Is
believedf.to have been-part of" some
prehistoric- animal.
Minard's Liwmtnt for Cold*
- Tit-? health committee 6i the League
of Nations has decided'that heroin is
unnecessary as a jm��>dlc*l remedyf'
7 Wheat King of the World
J, .C. Mitchell, of Dahinda, Sask.,
/Captures. Chicago - Sweepstakes
. For the thirteenth time, t^lnce 1910.
v/henthe "comp'ctUioh was- established,
Canada emerged victorious in the
wheat sweeps fakes of tlie Internfttlon-
ai.Llyestock'Exhibition, hay and grain
division, when J. C. Mitchell, of I)a-
.hinda, Sask.i.Was crowned/wheat king
of the world. ' The' winning sample
was a'fine specimen fof Marquis hard
red. spring variety,, .weighing 64.G
pounds [io the bushel.. It fls Mr. Mitchell's .'third world's title,' he having
been Successful" iu--19iQ and- 1920V -���,.
"James, spell 'cloth," said the" teacher. James was silent. '"Come,
cbme,"- said- the teacher impatiently..
"You know the' word. What Is your
coat mado of?" ''Father's old-pants,"
replied the boyr^"
���VY"Ise mothers who know the virtue.-? of Mother- Graves' Worm Kxtor-
minator always have it at.hand; because it proves its value. '   ���
The art bf making past? jewels has
been brought to'a state of perfection.
in recent years, although it was .known
to early Egyptians and'ltomans.,;
Keep Jviinard's Linlmenlt in ths House
.'-' The Dominion Department off
Agriculture has more' than 400.
pamphlets covering every phase ,
of fanning ..practice. They, are.
fwritten to: hplp make farming
more profitable and are FREE. -
The following are examples?..
[hut of 400- Publications W - -���"'
tirjuonaljie Fsnnin* Hint*
For lienchlnr lit Canada ;
Htoraee ui: Jc��..
Winter Production bf E*g�� - -
Cral* Pttilng
Poultry House Covulruclion
fSulictin FIUm Systtra ...        ;   .. '���: .   .
' Wheat Rust
Fetdinf R��<tJ for Sheep
���-���'Iiuecta Affectlnjr Uy�� Stockj.';-
��� The'Faxnier'a Pigeery- 7
The-Fetiine of Sheep
.. Tha'Milkinr-Macluna ;
Sweet dream -Butter - ' - ."'-...
The Cranberry Industry
Vlo-Kti* tot the Prairie M*ma
Steer i'ttiias on the Prairies ���
.Cut out this advertisement,
mark the bulletins desired,
-".'including the List of,400 Pub-
. locations,"fill in your iiame!and
address, and mail,to.;
Publications Branch
Department ��r Aaricultssre
. Ottawa, Canada
CSo  po'stas-e  required)
Name .....
Post Ojffice.
R.R.N0......
Province:...
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W. - ,N.-   U." 1554 V
TIIE   LEDGE,   GEEENWOOD,
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) Saskatchewan Scores Heavily
" Takes- Eighteen -Gut of Thirty  Prizes
:-"-At Chicago Show
Saskatchewan   wins   IS    out of 30
prizes i'or hard  spring  wheal, at  the.
International Jlay and Grain Show at
| Chicago/ and  lids includes both first
and second places.    -J. C. Mitchell, of
Dahiuda,    who    was    winner of the
sweepstakes  for wheat  here iu 19.1.9
nnd 11)20, was again at the lop of the
class, in which  there were over.'..'00
entries.   ��� Thirty prizes are awarded,
and out of this Western Canada took
! 25. leaving only live, for the rest of ihe
world.
Ono of the judges, speaking of lho
exhibit,    remarked    ihai. the .samples
Claim Commissioners
Not Kept Informed
Stated There Is Delay In Official
Communications Reaching Them
The. high commissioners of the Dominion in London are laboring under
grievances through not being- kept
fully acquainted witli the communications passing between the Imperial
and -Dominion Governments, according to-the London editor of the.-York-
shire Post. Ho says the high commissioners often receive, through
press cables from the Dominions, their
first information of important dispatches sent to the Dominions.
The- high commissioners are supplied with copies of a certain number
..Cfcses^'ftcfo&fe
Success With Alfalfa
IN PLACE
OF MEAT
-serve ihis unique roast as
lhe main dish of the meal.
Yourfolkswill be delighted.
Recipe, and scores of
others,in ourfree book.
WO% PURE FLAKE
WORLD HAPPENINGS
BRIEFLY TOLD
wore exceptional)' close this yoar. Last j c,r dispatches sent to the^ominions,
year the winning sample was out- j ,ls a matter of courtesy, but frequently
standing, but this year thcy had to go
The British "All Red" cable service
between West Indies and Great Britain, diroc!, has been inaugurated.
Further earthquake shocks have occurred at "Wonosobo, Java. Three
persons were killed.
A tour of the leading manufacturing
centres of Canada will bo made by J.
A, M. Wider. Australian trade commissioner.       ������-
A British mn'al officer arrived at
Bucharest by airplane to make arrangements for landings there in the
England-India air service. ,
Dec. 1 was a popular holiday for the
inauguration of the new constitution
of the-I-tritiah Windward Islands and
Dominica.
T'ruguay will sign the League of
."Nations arbitration, security and disarmament protocol, making 15 -signers
to date.
over practically every seed in the entry in order to he sure of the placing.
Major Strange, last... year's winner,
went to twelfth place this year; and
this in spite of the fact that his sample weighed heavier than any of the
others coming above him.
Dr. Seager Wheeler, Rosthern, took
second place; third to Montana;
fourth, to Arthur K. Dowling, I.usc-
land. Other Saskatchewan -winners
were: \V. J. Lam, Luseland; E.
i Thompson, Keystone; Edwards l3ros.,
Ritchie; "W. CJ. Barker, Lloydminster;
George Enoch, Lloydminster; George
Avery, Kelso; W. Cattell, Keystone;
Prod D. Allen, Lloydminster;"It. H.
Carter, Muscow; James Carnegie,
Moose Jaw; Arthur Elston, Marshall;
A. Ifarbricht. Ilughton; Albert J,
Mason, Asor; and George McDoug-
all. Avonlea.
Cannot Help  Russia
People Would Not Benefit While
- Bolshevists Are In Power
It is a /act known of all people that
Kusbia is greatly in need of money,or
financial credit, for the reconstruction
of its industiios... Every civilized
people on -earth is docply sympathetic with Lhe Russian people and would
like to help them out of tlvo grave dif
ficulties into which the. Bolshevists
The meeting of finance minis! or., at jlm'1' ^Wd them. The huge stores
which if I* planned to allocate defln- j ?_ ��o1, iu 1,li? cm^' )���hl be. use<1
Stoly the reparations received0 from
Germany under thc Dawes plan,-has
hot'ii ii\od provisionally for January C
these are delivered -IS hours after being cabled overseas, the Yorkshire
Post says.
���Referring- to the recent conference
between Premier Baldwin and, the
Dominion high commissioners, the
Post says, that while Premier Baldwin and Colonial Secretary Amery
showed a sympathetic Interest"in the
matter of bringing the repiesenlativcs
of the Dominions and the Imperial
Governments closer together, ono difficulty is "that the high commissioners
as yet have no diplomatic status, and
there is a wide difference of opinion in
the Dominions as to whether closer
inter-imperial consultation ought to bo
effected by endowing the commissioners .with sejni-anibassadorlal powers.
Kr&ft-
MacLnrea
Cheese Co.
Ltd., Montreal
Scad me Iree recipe took,
Nine..	
Address	
New Cure For Tuberculosis
j to their great benefit But nothing ot
I advantage would accrue to the Rus-
! elan people from our making these
[ stocks available to the Soviet regime.
HAD   BAD   SPELLS
WITH  HER   HEART
Mrs. C. Martin, R.R. No. 2 Orllliv,
Ont., writes:���"I have been troubled
with my heart for a lotfg time and yery
often had bad-spells with it. I would
take fainting spells, and my husband
had lo have bomebody to stay -with
me all the time. He got me everything he could think .of to see if they
would do me any good, but oiithing
seemed to. help me. One day a friend
was in to fee me and advised me to
MILBURN'S
HEART AND NERVE PILLS
My husband went and got me two
Danish Professor Claims Experiments
With    Invention    Have   Been
Successful ,
A new euro for tuberculosis has
been discovered by Professor Moil-
gard, a Dane, who has carried out successful experiments with patients in
the hospitals with a vaccine taken
from two apes in the Copenhagen koo.
The cure is known as tho gold cure,
and consists of the preparation of sulphur sodium of gold which is termed
sanocrysiu, which is injected a_few
| days after the ordinary scrum. , The
injection at first seems to hasten death
but it is now accepted as the most
hopeful discovery yet made.
By   Jas. fD.   McGregor,   Glencarnock
Stock Farms, Brandon, Man.
(Part 1)
Only by the diversification of farm
crops can tho farmer In any section
protect himself against the conditions
that continually and inevitably arise.
Wo find that tho successful, tho
practical, the experienced alike recog-
nlzo that highly profitable farming can
only be attained by reducing the uncertainties to a minimum.
Notwithstanding this, any farm, no
matter the size, where stock either of
necessity or profit Is to be fed, must,
to facilitate ah economical supply ot
feed, cultivato tho crops that glvo
greatest returns, und to alfalfa'and
sWect clover is the honor due.
Alfalfa seems lo travel hand in
hand with a spirit of optimism. It
is the spirit which pervades wherever
alfalfa is used. In no crop are tho
possibilities so apparent, and the results so noticeable to the farmer as
alfalfa.
My first experience in the growing
of airalfa was in 1907. At that lime
I was rauching in Alberta and had
broken up a small field which was
used for a garden. I had been reading about alfalfa, became very much
interested aud planted this small field
to Turkestan alfalfa. I got a splendid catch and it yielded a real good
crop for two years and then winter-
kilted. About that time I first heard
of Grimm's alfalfa so-?d and tho ex-
Concentrated
Strength and
Goodness cf
BEEF
Record   For  Canadian  Station
Victoria Wireless Established Nightly
Communication With Steamer
For Auckland
Another record, the third in succession, has been established by the E��-
tevan wireless station, now considered the most powerful wireless receiving and sending apparatus on tlm
Pacific coast. It announced that
nightly communication was established with tho steamer Tahiti on ils outward trip from San Francisco to New
Zealand, tho ship's position being obtained daily by tho Canadian station
until the vessel reached port at Auckland, a distance of approximately
6,250 miles.
World's Youngest Astronomer
The  Swedish  Academy  of Science
has accepted  for_publication the as-
No Demand For Annexation
Only International Friendship Desired
Between U.S. and Canada
Timc was when there were well-
defined annexationist plans on both
sides of our Canadian border line;
but that time Is past. Today there
is no perceptible demaud for political-
union of the countries'. America
does not want to annex Canada, and
Canada docs nor, want io be annexed;
and that fact, instead   of   impairing,
tronomical work of 18-year-old Bengt
poriments which were being made by i Slroeniprens���probably the world's
Professor Hansen at Brooking, S. Dak.! youngest astronomer. This work
Two young men had been assisting' represents great Improvement In tho
him In his experiments and they ��� method of calculating the exact post-
started an alfalfa field, growing seed, tion of stars. Bengt Stroemgrens Is
from selected plants. Quite by acct-' the r-ou of the leader of the Copenhag-
dent I heard of the_-:c young-men and! en obrwatory.
wont to see them, and the result was I 	
I purchased a quantity of seed from!    When    a
them.     Enough to sow fifty acres in, droop   and
rows three feet apart.    This seed was ; warmth
sown in a very dry part of Alberta, i
plant   sleeps the leaves
He   clos'.-r   together   for
The rays of the rum take eight min-
boxes,   and   after   the  first   one   was ��� strongly confirms international friend-
Any portion of it that we might turn
over to the Moscow crew " of Reds
j would be employed against us and
agaitiM. chilization' generally.���Pitts-
buig Ua_-:etle-Time,-��.
Tenders have been called lor by the
department- of trade  and  commerce,
Ottawa, for the excavation and foun-j
slatlon work of the new grain elevator |
at Prince Rupert.
There is no evidence of approaching revolution in Spain, in the opinion
si" Cmnt Romanonos, former Spanish
premier, as_ given in a statement to
"E-xcel&oir," Paris.
'  To appeasl- large number? of citl-  Aflr*es to Settle FutMre DisPutes BV
Swed
en
Has Signed
Treaty With Germany
iens why crave decorations, abolished
.'with the establishment of the republic, it has been decided to create a
medal of tho federated republic ot
Austria. Theio Vill be (en different
3lassep.
finished I felt like a different woman.
I cannot recommend them enough to
all those who " suffer with anything
"wrong with their heart  or nerves,"
Milburn's H. & N. Pills have been
on thfr market for the past 30 year.-;
and are put up only by The T. Milburn
Co., Limited, Toronto, Ont. "
"All clrvgglsts handle tlient."
Arbitration
Sweden is doing her bit towards
paving the way for universal arbitra
lion against war, and has permanently safeguarded her.political relations
with two of her neighbors, as is shown
by two official announcements just
made at Stockholm. Arbitration
Synthetic   Insulin treaties  -with  Germany ">ancl  Norway
have been signed, and others probably
Discovers   Method    Making    Possible   v/ill follow soon
��� Synthetic-Production of "Insulin   -
A method by which the active clement can be obtained from insulin, the
anti-diabetes .serum, "making possible
its production by synthetic processes,
lias boon discovered   by   Dr.   Arthur
Locke,   research    chemist of the St.
Luke's Hospital at Chicago.
"The discovery was announced by
Sr. Locke, along with a similar discovery for obtaining the active element troiv diphtheria antl-toxin. The
discover!.���:<. which are expected to
revolutionize certain medical practice,
were made after months of iutensivo j works wonders, whether the pain Is
research by Dr. Locke and .Ur. Edwin  *"*������ 0l* external.     Get a large 33-
Painful Sprains, Bruises,
Restored By Nerviline
There is soothing power in Neivlllne
that has made it famous for nearly
Hfty years past. It sinks in deeply, It
.penetrates quickly, it takes away the
pain from a sprafu and "brings grateful relief to bruised, aching muscleH.
If your joints are stiff and you are suffering from Rhoumatlam'or'Lumbago.
if Neuralgia bothers you now and
again, use trusty old "Nerviline." "rt
,' Wants Army Increased
Strength   Reduced   to   Danger   Point
Says U.S. War Secretary
The United States army has been
seriously handicapped by a programme
of economy, and its strength litis
diminished to the danger point, according to the annual report ot the
secretary of war.
Secretary of f\Vsir Week, in his re-
por!, declared that the pressure for
necessary progress and improvement
in the army has become even greater
than-the pressure-for economy. ���
t The secretary asked that the army
air force be increased to "give us *
peace force'oX-3,000 ofliccr�� and 25,000
enlisted men."
ship not only between those two
countries, bul al.-.o hot ween the United States and other members of the
Commonwealth of tiriti.-h nations.���
Washington Tost.
Always Ready and Reliable.���Practically all pains arising'from iofl_.ni-
mation    can    be    removed  with Ur.
Thomas'' Eclectric Oil.      Simply rub
it on the sore spot and it i.s quickly
absorbed  by  lho-shin.      lis  healing'
power is com eyed to the inflamed tis-'
sue which is quickly soothed.      This'
fine old remedy is also a specific lor
all manner of cuts, scratches, bruises
and sprains.    Keep a bottle handy always.
MONEY ORDERS
It Is always safe to scud Dominion Express Motley Orders.
Cow At.Rampage
A cow being driven through the
streets of Cheltenham, Eng.,^sudden-;
ly chased Its driver and then attacked two men on bicycles. Both hurriedly dismounted and the cow, with
the two-bicycles on-ito-liorns.-dashetl
down the road and charged a billboard. The machines were totally
wrecked.    * - ' -"
F.   Hlrsch.
Ifobpitnl.
also   of   the   St.   Luke
New Form of Locomotion
Development of tiie helicopter will
revolutionize civilization,' Thomas A.
Edison, electrical wizard, declares.
Edison believes man will be able so fly
lower and at heretofore unknown
speed, when the potentialities of this
newest form of locomotion are fullj
undemood.
' A factory for ihc manufacture or automobiles' has started operation In
Nazareth. Tho Holy Land is becoming a mKlurc of the sacredly ancient
and the materially modern.
cent bottle from your dealer today.
Myriads of Xmas Tree*
Seven million Christmas lives, covering five thousand aer^s were cut in
vaiious parts of the United Slates for
Yuk'tldo ft'silviiies. Many of them
wi.'i����. cut on government land, under
government supenision.
Have Gone To East Africa
Duke and Duche3s of York Leave On
Trip
The Duke and Duchess of Vork have
left.for East Africa. No other members} of the roial family were present
at the .station to bid them farewell as
all had assembled at Sandringham tor
the celebration of" -Dowager Queen
Alexandra's; eightieth birthday.
The Duke and Duchess planned to
stay iu I'aiis three days for some
shopping, after which they proceeded
to Marseilles antl boarded the steamship Mulbtnu for Mombas&a.
. The Oil for the Athlete.���In rubbing
down, the athlete will Ond Dr. Thomas'
Eclectric OH an excellent article. It
renders the muscles and sinews pliable, takes tho soreness out 6t them
and strengthens them for strains that
may bo put upon litem. It stands
preeminent for this-purpose, and athletes who Jor years, havo been using
it can testify to Its value aa a, lubricant.
ft��vV^i7i'?7iVijfe7.. -yWi
sMdyyyyzyy. v yx.x^mW.
Wave Length For Amateur Radiofsts
District managers of the Canadian
branch of the American Kadio Relay
League met In convention at Winnipeg aud adopted a resolution declaring that all amateurs should operate
at a 125-mptrc w-aie length for inter-
station messages across Canada. *It
was announced that au international
*23^SSeS   ! congress of radio amateurs would be
^^BfBVTi&ir
V.'.   N.  ZU.   1554
held in Paris next Easter.
Tried His Best
Doctor.���What, your dyspepsia no
better? Did you follow niy advice
and drink hot water onn hour before
breakfast? Patient���t'did my best,
but I couldn't fcr-rp It np more than
tc-h minutes.
Canada Takes Prizes
At Chicago Show
Scored Heavily With Samples of Hard
Red Winter Wheat
< Canada' scored a little slam in .the
hard red winter wheat distinction of
the International Show at Chicago,
taking-25 out of 30 places, J. C. -Mitchell, of Dahlndii, Sask.,' led off'with
the winning sample, closely followed
by Seager Wheeler, of Ilostlicm, Sask.
Legacy Left To Toronto Woman
A legacj of JS.000 a year is left to
Miss Florence W. Blytli, of Toronto
under the will of the late Mrs, J. I'ier-
pont Morgan, widow of the noted fin- (
ancler. Miss Blytli was, for some
year?. Mrs, Morgan's nurst-, secretary
and companion.
New Wireless Station
The Swedish- Government's new
high-powered wireless station.at Var-
bury on thc- west coast of Sweden, is
to begin commercial pervice at once.
The .station cost ? 1,350,000.
between Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, |
and we sowed alUthla particular seed | utca t0 rcacU thc earUl
with  small  hand -garden   drills   and j
kept it clean by hand-hocing and cul-J
flvaling.      The  .second  year  I   liar- j
vested about 2-1,000 pounds of clean j
seed and this was distributed throughout Alberta.     I also brought a quantity of it so Brandon, and sowed it on
mycfcirms there.
Thi.3 seed was probably the parent
seed of a good deal of ihe alfalfa which
i.s being grown in Alberta today. Thc
fields   in  Brandon  which  wl-re  hown
with this seed  turned out very successfully. .-   .Some of these fields are
.still producing alfalfa from this first
sowing, but the most of this original
sowing has been plowed up now on j
account of quack and other grasses|
getting into thorn.     One field which <
we have today is about fifteen years
old and up until last year has prodttc-j
ed a very good lonnage each year,    j
We   always   produce   considerable'
seed off bur nllalfa fields each year
and some of tin's seed on "our Glen-
earnock farms in .Manitoba I have taken back again to Alberta and  sown
there    on    our   Irrigated farm, witli
splendid Yeiuli s.
We arc never bothered with winter
klliiug.which. peeins-tQ_be-the great--!
est diiliculty with alfalfa in Western J
Canada, but, of course, our fields have
all be*m planted with sued which is a
direct resulti of my first importation
mentioned above.
,   -        (To be continued)
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REEDS-RATTANS
also  Tray Kotloma.
etc       Kindergarten
For nil puiposof,
JJraids.   Grasses',
iwds ;i specialty.
IVrlto for.i.riw list :u.d sot of sam-
' 1. T. CARTER & CO.
- Direct' importers
63-71 Wellington St. W��� Toronto, Can.
When Hollo way's Corn Remover is
applied to a corn it kills the roots and
the callosity comes oue without injury
to the flesh.
��� Object to Rate increase
Proposal.5! of the Canadian National
Railway system to Increase rate.1 on
lorest products by three cents per hundred-pounds, when moved from Eastern Canadian territory to polufs on the
Lchtgh and New England railroad,
were "temporarily set afdilo by tho
United1 Slates- Interstate commerce
commission. .    -
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
DECEMBER li
THE   RAISING   OF   LAZARUS
Golden Text: I am tho resurrection,
and tho life.     John ll.2f��_.
I-esson: John "lt.l-tt,
Devotional Reading: l'salia 31.1-7.
YOU'VE  TRIED  THE   REST
NOW  BUY THE  BEST
CAf}5
AWAySSyiTS.-NEVfR S0OTS
There In a dealer handling Newcastle cojrt
In every town In Western Canada. Ueoh
for him.
Christopher Columbus, It seems, was
married iwict". But proof of his courage has already been shown in another
instance.
Thirty  different   disease organisms
and parasites aie carried by fties.
Minard's Liniment Helieve�� Neuralgia
Cuticura Will Help Yoa
Haye Beautiful Hair
Shampoo* TritSi Cuticure Soap, preceded
by li*hs applications of Cuttcara Osnt-
enrnt lo tne scalp skin, io _r,ach to
delate tha scalp at <i*ti<ira9, _��tJap Jtch-
ias *nd irritatica. simulate the circulation 3_cd sroniote the heailfhy condition
nscesssry to produce Jiixuriant iizir.
San?i* _Ew& _TrM *? SUS.   A*4r<*�� Casadin!.
Orpat
Parte*
ry vst amr 5e��rte�� Stick,
The   Text   Explained   and   Illumined
News   of   lho   Hkkucss of Lazoras
reaches Jcmis. versea 1-C.     _'He waa
thou lovf.xt ia-_4clt." waa tlio message
which Martha and Mary, tho s.Jst>>rs of
Lazarus, sent irom Bethany to Je_,ud
In 1'erca.    "The sl^tf-ra believed that
Jesus would start at once tor, Bethany, but he tarried. Baying. "This tick-
ncss is not   unto   death   (permanent
(loath), but for the glory of God, that
the    Son   of   God   may bo glorified
thereby."     "Whcu our sorrow seems i
greater than It need havo been, and
to'bo without meaning to us, let U3J
wait until wo see what He means by
It and what Ho means to do for us
through it" (Robert E. Speer).'  Jesus
tarried whero ho was for two days.
"The Divine Friend has not forgotten,
though He leaves us for a while to
bear tho burden of trial and affliction
unrelieved.     He" Is no more really;
silent   ana   pasisvely   Indifferent to-'
day than He was on the day \vhen He,
let Martha and Mary wait before com- j
Ing to their aid.     He knew all about [
It, followed the whole course of events j
as though he were on thc _-pot, a3 He j
really was in spirit;   ami   Hc   came
when they were ready for the truth
their sorrow had to teach.      It was
the truth that nothing really matters
except to Hvp in Him" (Campbell).
.Two youthful anglers had tried the
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Z2f  McB'ermett   Ave.,   'Winnipeg
I
VflV't
th'nu nulled out the first catch.
''Look," he said to his male, "wna
a big "un.     I think it is a &almon."
'���Ot away," disdainfully replied the
other.     "Salmon's ia lias."
Minard's Liniment Ussd by Physicians y
THE, LEDGE),   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1924
THE LEDGE
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
$2.50 when not paid ior three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
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Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     7.00
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All other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
measurement.
Transcient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals I2^c. a line each Insertion.
Hockey Pictorial
A "Masterpiece"
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
Dr. Lamb Inspects Hospital
Dr. A. S. Lamb, as representative of the Government, paid a
visit to the Greenwood & District
Hospital on Thursday last, and
expressed himself as surprised at
the progress that had been made
in such a short period. He was
pleased with the general appear-
nace and the arrangements that
had been made, and suggested
some few alterations that might
be made in the spring or as soon
as the Board of Management
were able to secure the money
necessary to the improvements,
Instructions were given as to
the forming of by-laws required
by the Government, _ which, will
be followed out by the Board at
an early meeting. Dr.. Lamb
approved of the appointment of
various members of the Board
from the various districts, as it
was necessary that each district
should have the opportunity of
being represented; in 'the govern-
ment of the Hospital."-Dr. Lamb
trusted, thai the districts would
show their, appreciation...of the
Hospital by generous support
both, in cash' and material, as by.
this support.the Government were
warranted in assisting financially..
News from the Legislature
.  fVietoria, Dee. lQ.-VFor the pur-
fpoee of relieving, unemployment.in^
/British.Columbia, the government
has set aside ,,$150,000. and   will
; carry on.constructive public works
: to as great an extent as possible in
aiding those out of work.    Road
work will be. started immediately
. in_-..'districts'7where- unemployment
is  felt the -most keenly.     "While
��� Premier Oliver, does not expect to
get full value for the money spent,
on  account of weather .conditions
"at .this "tirrief7of"theryear,"';;he ex-z.
plains that he could noY ignore the
universal demand for some measure
���fof relief.- 'V .- -->7- '"���
The editor has received a copy of
the Hockey Pictorial which has
just been published, and which is
at once the handsomeBt and most
complete publication ever producer!
in the world for any single sport.
Ife is a marvel of good taste in
artistry and industry of achievement. It is impossible to speak
too highly of it.
The book represents years of
effort, typographically and pictori-
ally, it is a "masterpiece." From
cover to cover it is embellished
with group pictures of championship teams from 188S to 1924, in
fact, the history of Canada's Great
National Winter Sport is told in
pictures.
Oldtimers will be interested in
the handsome halftones of the
teamB who were proiniuent a generation ago, while the younger en-
thuBiastB will enjoy the reproductions of the more recent winners.
The book is not only lavishly
illustrated, but is literally crammed
with much interesting information
regarding individual?, clubs and
leagues throughout the couutry.
Local hockey fans will find a
a very interesting group picture of
of the Canadian Olympic Hockey
Champions of 1924 on the front
cover and alpo a complete history
of the players and records right to
the finals.
The book sells for $2.00 and can
be secured by writing to the Hockey Pictorial, 84 Victoria St., Toronto.
Card of Thanks
To the friends who contributed
all that human kindness could
Buggestj to help and comfort, we
return most heartfelt thanks.
While our home now has a great
vacancy in the' death of our dearly
beloved, Annie, yet as we reflect
upon the many deeds of sympathy
and love of friends, it gives a silver
lining to the dark cloud left by
death. . Especially do we wish to
thank Miss Ethel Royce, Mr. and
Mrs. .McKay and. Mr., and Mrs.
Ivan Walker. 7 .7
.  Mr. ._&_Mrs.\R.' Eustis & Family
The Ledge for Job Printihg
List of Hospital Subscribers
The Board of Managers very
thankfully acknowledge receipt
of the following subscriptions.
Anyone wishing to subscribe,
kindly call at the office, or mail,
of Chas. King, Sec-Treas., when
receipts will be given and.
amounts acknowledged in the
current issue of The Ledge.
Previously acknowledged    #639.00
Monthly subscriptions        4.So
Midway Ladies Aid, per Mrs. A.
Porter      10 00
J. D. Graham, Deadwood       5.00
Total       #658 80
Furniture and Supplies previously
acknowledged ?435-75
PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH
Minister iu charge
Rev. W. R. Walkinshaw. B. A.
Greenwood
Sunday, Dec. 14th.   -
Midway 11 a.m.
Greenwood 7.30 u.m.
NOTICE
A General Meeting of the
Liberal Association of Greenwood
will be held in T. M. Gulley's
Store, Greenwood, ou Friday
evening, December 12th, at 8 p.m.
Business: The election of delegates to the Nominating Convention, in Grand Forks, on Tuesday,
December 16th.
DR.   A.   FRANCIS
Physician and Surgeon ���'
������* Residence Phone 69
Greenwood
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BOOTS   and  SHOES
\    To
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The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material guaranteed,' - -We
pay postage one way.'-".-Terms Cash. '
.    Hoii. William Sloan,   provincial
secretary,  is  strongly   advocating
f the establishment of old-age pensions.   He -has asked the Legislature, to   favor   a   resolution   to
Ottawa calling for. such. a step to
; be;, taken by the Federal fauthpr-
, ities.f  The . minister, claims   that
old-age pensions are paid in-many
parts of.the world and their adoption has lessened unemployment.
, f"- We -rshould not $iry 7to collect
, qur pound, of flesh from the timber
industry just because we have the
power under the law to do uo,V
declared Hon, T. I),- Pattullo, minister [. of 71ahd?, in the Legislature,
when   discussing  the;new timber
, royalties; 7 He claimed that [[the
new levy would prpyidean increase
, : in government revenue, bnt at tbe
same time it will not "kill'.': tbe
lumbering industry, an evehtwhicfa
might hava occurred had the anticipated increase of7 royalties gone
into effect after January 1.
With the. session of the Legislature, in its - sixth week, there is
less chance than ever, of the government being - seriously -embarrassed
this year. Fonr votes ' have" been
tafcen in the House and everyone
was won easily by the adiniaisfcra-
tioh. Ths Provincials., who had
been expected to embarrass the
Oliver forces, have voted against
the government only once snd that
on a minor matter.
���&$ffi%$$��tXi:
"What sort of mas is Peckton?"
"Put him with a crowd of meH
aad he's as red blooded as anybody."
"I see.'* VW
"Buf iris wifeselects his hats,"
���Birmmgh&ia Age-Herald.
Figured in Historic Sod Turning
This antique looking wheelbarrow an<f spade do not appear, capable of very
hefty service'now, but nearly-half a century ago tbey. carried the weight,
of a very important event -^ the ceremony marking.theicoirmiencement of
the" construction of the Canada Centra! Railway through Pembroke, Ontario.
Following the ceremony, the sisade with which the first sod was turned and
the whcel-barrow into which it-was shovelled in. the presence of a.very
.enthusiastic crowd, were presented to Miss M;P. Moffat, daughter, of the
Reeve of the village, the lady.who performed the ceremony-of the naming
:'of the road and christening it with a bottle of champagne.-They.recently f
passed'.into: the hands of the Canadian . Pacific. Railway, which company
took over the Canada Central line's;in 1881, and will.be added to a museum
of relics connected .with the early, days'of the railroad which is being formed
m Montreal. '. -.'-������ -'7 ' 7 WW��� ���-' -- ������-'���iz i '���.-���;''���"'-���-���'' '������ y-,,
;,-...' So mueH1 for the actyai ceremony... The Pembroke "Observer'' for'
September 3rd 1875 says: "The assembly then adjourned to a spacious booth
that had been specially erected for the occasion, where champagne and beer
had been provided for the purpose of drinking several toasts which had been
previously agreed upon;, by the committee; but a' number oFindividuals,
apparently more intent on drinking champagne than "-doing',honor to any
toasts, tcok.possession of the. tables/ and the regular order, of the programme
had to be abandoned. The Pembroke Brass Band was present and performed
some popular airs.'! , - "-  .
f&&&R&*��#2&��&&&^
'���&������ 7W'V   V-fAVe carry only "the best'stock'-;-procurable jn'~; VW
I ))Xy Beef, Veal/ Pork,   Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc
zyX'-z .7V-WW VA. trial wiil convince you 7-'"
JOHN MEYER
Proprietor
SYNOPSIS UF
LAND ACT AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
���Ji-own lands may bo pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of age.
_md by aliens on declaring intention
lo become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
md Improvement tor agricultural
jiurposes.
Full information concerning regu-
ationa regarding pre-emptions is
iriven ln Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
'How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
ivhlch can be obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Government Agent.
Records will be granted covering
>nly land suitable for agricultural
iiurposes, and which is not tlmbcr-
land, i.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of thai-
Hange.
Applications for pre-emptions aro
(j be addressed to the Land Com-,
ulssioner of the Land Recording DI
.ision, in which the land applied for
is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
l?re-emptions must be-occupied for
t'ive years and improvements made
io value of $10 per acre, including
olearlng and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
.-ficelved.
For more detailed information see
lhe 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 first-class (arable) landis $6
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.60 per acre.; Further information regarding purchase or lease,
of-Crown lands is given Jn Bulletin'
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
'may be purchased or leased, the conditions-    Including       payment       of
stumpage.
HOMESITE   LEASES
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected in the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
LEA8E8
For grazing and Industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acrea
may be leased by one person or a
company.
GRAZING
Under the Ormxlng Act the Province is divided liito grazing district*
and the range administered under a
-.Grazing        Commissioner.'      Annua]
. grazing' permits are issued based on
7iumbers ranged, priority being given
-1.0 established owners.  Stock-owners
fr.i'ay form   association's'  for    range
management.   Free, or partially free
"permits   are  available   for    settlers, ���
campers   and   travellers,   up   to   ten
head.      '.--,-.' ' -'.
The Consolidated Mining -& Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited   v
Office, Smelting and Refining Department
'  "'" TRAIL,, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Producers   oi    Gold.    Silver.   Copper,    Pig   Lead   and  Zinc
������TADANAC" BRAND
SPECIAL LIQUEUR
A. H; M., 20 YEARS
- $4.25  Per Bottle
- $4.75 Per Bottle
This advertisement is noi published or displayed by the Liquor Control
Board or by tlie Government of British Columbia
Job Printing at The Ledge
Wouldn't You like To
������������������^���<   ^ 1   ������������������������i     _       n_
Hear That :Voi<?e^gain?
.-;-. Perhaps at. some distant; point.a friendf or. relative resides. Ordinarily
yoti write letters to. each "other,., and they/are very 'welcome,, yet.'at times, they
seem.hardly sufficient.7-. You long for' something' niore-personal, but a visit is
out of the question. Then you remember the. long-distance telephone, at your,
service. You place a call with courteous,; capable' "I/Otig:Distance,'.'^and soon,
���but what need for us to say niore? -Wpuldn't you like to hearthat voice again?
British   VCpliirribia    TeiepHorie    Cbmpany
The Mineral Pfov^
x;y-':y^yxW ENP;t>F7DECEMBER,;1923 _���'. \
Has   produced   Minerals as   fallows:   Placer   Gold,    876,962,203;   Lode 7
Gold, 8113,352,655; Silver, 863,532,655; Lead 858,132*661;" Copper,; 8179,046,508;
Zinc;; 827,904,756;.; Miscellaneous 'Minerals, 81,408,257; Goal/and Coke,. 8250,-f'
;968,113;,.Baildiag Stone, .Brick, Cement, etc.,7839,415,234, making its Mineral
Production to fehe end of 1923 show an7:Xy-' V     xy XX--,X   ]���.
ii.   Aggregate;#ue of $810^72^i&Xy
for theTearJEn^ Decembers 1^3V;$4i;304i
-7 -The   Mining .Laws of this Province are,more-liberal, and She fees lower,
than those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any fColony. in She. British z
Empire. . . "'   . _ *V      ,..;WW
-^ '���'-'*'.
. Mineral locations.are granted to discoverers for nominal fees..       7 , -ff; 7, y 7
7\-:V.AbBoiate- -'-TJfles are') obtained;7 by7 developing; spch; properties, the security
"of.which iagnaranteed by Crown Grants. 'XxlX'..) . XyX:'X'::'[ ;-
...     Fall information, together with.Mining Beports and Maps, may be obtained
.gratis by'addressing-^-.... -.'..^-V:-.     -V-V-=.?���-' '-      -
'SP^S^iVx^y-xXXXyx;-;vTfiE,"H0N;:1rBE'7'MINISTER OP
7:-w-^7;;r^'7;7-:-7"-"v;'i :'y[yy/xx x ��ICT0MA,.British Columbia.
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