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THE   OLDEST   MINING   CAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
Vol.   XXX.
GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 24,   1924.
Now is  the time to  Brighten up your Home
We have just received an assortment of
I Paints, Oils, Floor Stains,
and Varnishes
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
PHONE 28L.
GREENWOOD. B.C.
Fresh Salmon and Halibut
Every Thursday
Cherries and Apricots
For Preserving. f
For Quality and Value Order From
Order Now
Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
c_ - ,.
Just In A Big Line Of
NEILSOIYS CHOCOLATES
Box, Bulk and Bars
Buy a box of these extra fine fresh Chocolates
GOODEVE'S  DRUG  STORE
Get Rid of Those Flies
7 Tangle-Foot,   Wilson's Fly Pads  and
Fly-Tpx
Always in Stock!
W^l&rWson
iff  ...
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X' ��� Wecarry.only  tlie- best stock procurable in - '%
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ft      '���':.. Beef, TVeal, Pork,   Ham,f Bacon, Lard, Etc, ".      |
A trial will convince you.
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JOHN MEYER
Proprietor
A signal shows on thc switchboard, a telephone numbei. is asked for,
- and a wire.highway, js created over which t##persoas may send their words,
and thoughts, due to the other!   Thousands of these messages pass over the
wires of the B.C. Telephone Company ih "a day.;
The telephone operator cannot follow her work to. its results,.. but she
can appreciate.its importance. " lis her keeping is part of a great mechanism ;
of inter-communication, but those whom she serves and.-the benefits of her.;,
serviceremainsunknowii.' '-'Each summons for^her."co-operation" is of equal'.
: argency, for.each helps to further the, progress of the community  and.the ,
"province. 7';. --'    . -V.-W'f"  V.V .'-,! V:V-    ������'. ���':'-." -'  '��� V'7"-"-_  --
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Consolidated iBing'% Siaelti
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X, Office, Smelting,and Refiaing Departm^at
TRAIL. BRITISH COKtJMBlA
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver* Copper* Lead and Zine Ores
Producers  of   Gold.; Silver,   Copper,    Pig   Lead   aad Siftc
:-fTADAKAC" BRAND 7    '   '    - '-���
FIRE
FIRE
FIRE
CHARLES   KING
Real Estate.
Fire, Life Insurance     '
Licensed by B. C. Government
Accident & Sickness Insurance
AUCTIONEER
Auction off your surplus Stock
Call at my Office aud see_.me in
'. reference5 to auy of above ���
Ladies Fine Silk Hose
In All. Shades
Ladies and Girls Hats
Boys Straw Hats and
Stockings
MRS. ELLEN TROUNSON
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, JULY 26th
Commencing at 8.15 Tp.m.
JESSE L." LASKY Presents ._���';.
V Jack HoltV
WKile Satan Sleeps
-.   ."'    " A" -Paramount -Picture ,= "   -''"" -.
V;- HERE'S .drama that 'will capture
.'.-  you with its "startling,-gripping'
- powgr. Laughs, "tears���the whole ' ���
"-','-gamut    of  human'.-emotions"
;���    superbly blended in-the season's ���. -
. .greatest heart drama.- - '
Based .on "the   novel - "The7Parson   of
-.   Pa'namint," by Peter, B. Kyue
ADULTS 50c
CHILDREN 25c
DRESSMAKING ;f W
Reasonable, charges. -, Fitted at   your
home.   Address     .-_;.,; :'.. ; "'.-  '���:['_������   ,,
MRS. JEROME McDONELL' }..
���. .   ''-     .    ���.'".Greenwood-B.C,-.Box 4S3.
PRESBYTERIAN; CHURCH
Minister, in charge.!' 7 ... ���   ���-'-'.!.. V.,.:
.. Rev.fW/R. Walkinshaw; b: A. .
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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BMT-
!    ISH COLUMBIA
la the Matter of the Estate of Albert Maurer
���.-... of Bridesville,  la llie County of Yale.
----.' -Jn tht Provioce of  British  Columtia.
... deceased, who died 00 the .lith day of
,v May. 1924. '���".-;.   .7'
NOTICE is hereby given thai by - an order
df.'His "Horior John R. Brown; JJoea'_> Jaiijre,
dated the 33rd day'pf May, A.D. .1924,. the an-,
dersig-ned was appofuted.Administrator of the
estate of the "aboTe named deceased. Aad
notice is heret>y further given lhat all" persons,
having -claims, atrairist the said estate are
repaired to S!e sach claims duly verified ander
oath; .wiih-me on'or"before -the 9ijt- day of
Atsgust,-1924, afier.whlch'date I will {Sroceed. to
distribute the assets-' of tha�� said ' estate amonff
the persons entitled thereto having: regard only
to the cJaimscf Trhicli I'shaU thprrhave notice,
aad In-ill act be liable for'said as&etsor.'anj-
part thereof, to "any person of whose claim I
shall not then have reccivefi notice.
; ..Dated this 26th day of Jane, A.D: 1V24.
'''-.       '.     ;     CHAKI.ES XING.
"Official Administrator, _
.     Greenwood, B.C
Say it quick���Did you ever
stop to think to.stop before yoa
stop to think to thiak tb stop.
AROUND HOME
��� Miss Sylvia Price is spending- a
week at Kettle Valley.
Mr. and Mrs. James Kerr and
family  are on a  visit to Vernon.
Joe Cunningham returned to
the Sally mine, Beaverdell, this
morning.
Geo. Bryan returned on Wednesday afternoon from a visit to
theJKamloops- district.
Mr. and Mrs. D. McPherson
and daughter, Kathleen, were
visitors iu town from Grand
Forks on Tuesday.
! Mr. and Mrs. Jack Keady, Mrs.
Gus Graser and son left on
Monday morning for a two weeks
motor trip in the Okanagan.
Mrs. W. Goulding and two
children returned to Nelson on
Tuesday after spending a pleasant holiday in this city the guests
pf Mrs. T. Jenkin. ��� '
Mrs. Kate Walters and two
sons,.. Murray and Archie, of
Vancouver, are on a two weeks
visit to this city, the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. W. Walters.
,: The Misses Dolly and Evelyn
Grant, of Princeton, arrived in
town on Monday morning for a
two weeks visit at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Lester McKenzie.
��� Mrs. Hugh McCutcheon has
bought a confectionary store at
Oak Bay near Victoria. Her
many friends in Greenwoood wish
her success in her new sphere of
endeavor. *
Miss V, A. Kempston, of
Bridesville, has received the appointment of teacher in Division
III of the local school. 'T.
Crowley, of Chilliwack, will be
in charge of Division II.
Fred W. McLaine, of Vancouver, a former mayor of Greenwood
:was in town between trains on
Monday and Tuesday. He was
here oil business and pleasure and
was the guest of Mr.. and Mrs.
Chas. King. .
. G?o. Rogers, of Beaverdell,
was in town on Thursday and
Friday last. - George is employed
at the Sally mine and .is taking a
month's holiday. He will visit
Spokane,;...thence7to Calgary, to
visit -his children...', ���._..'        W"
- Sunday afternoon's, mail; train
was fifteen.hours late arriving.in
Greenwood about S a.m.-..Monday
morning. The cause,.of. the delay ��� was. "due to '.eight" cars of.a
freight ���' train-, ; running off 7the
tracks at ._the.f .other".': side7:of......McCulloch:-   '[}'-,  x ,y ' .;. -.    V'W'V
��� The Leaser.edited; by Jas, W7
Grier . in"., Ne.w ���" Denver has'- iur
creased, in size arid7is now called
The Slocan Record. Jim says:
"We do npt.maike apersonal-can>"
vas for subscription, advertising
or job printing... Like iny Vother
business man,,we haye.the goods;
you can buy or not. buy as f you
please.- We are publishing, -a 40
column f paper in  af two column
district'.''.'-'.;.-', 7'.,""'= [)...yyZy j:
At the sitting of the" County
Court held in the;;Court House/on
17th July,. His .Honor Juttge
Brown presiding,, the only-,case
on the docket was that of;James
Kerr and. Geo. S. .Walters, who
are suing.Wm. Madden for damages for the remoVal of certain
property from7 the Big Tunnel.
I. H. Hallett., represented the
plaintiff and C. F. R. Pincott the
defence. : After.= hearing the.evir
dence -the-Judge .intimated, that
be"would-reserve' his decision. V>
An unfortunate motor .accident
occurred on the Beaverdell. road
near Peanut Po.int.7pa Sunday
afternoon, when cars' driven by
Rev,-"W. ,R... Walkinshaw, who
was returning from conducting
Service at Beaverdell, arid Frank
Evans who Was on his way, home
to Beaverdell7met head oh. Both
drivers could not see very far
ahead and were travelling slowly
oyer an overgrown roadway aad
owing to this fact the. occupants
of each car received only a bad
shaking up, with the exception
of Master John Walkinshaw who
received iseveral slight cuts on
the face. The cars were more or
less damaged and had to be left
by the road-side; .Rev. and Mrs.
Walkinshaw and two sons aad
Mr. aad'Mrs. Evans aad daughter
were, taken to tlseir respective
homes ia passlag cars..,;     7
Late Geo. W. Rumberger
News was received this week
ofthe death, of George Wallace
Rumberger, a well known and
highly respected old timer, which
took place at Regina, ou Friday,
July 18th, at the age of 62.
The late Mr. Rumberger was
one of the early residents of
Phoenix, arriving" there about 33
years ago, some years before the
city of Phoenix was on the map.
At that time the mining section
in that vicinity was known as
Greenwood camp. He was a successful prospector and owned a
large number of claims in Greenwood, Wellington,' Skylark and
Summit camps. After the Granby
and Dominion Copper Co. acquired property in Phoenix and
commenced operations on a large
scale the deceased had a townsite
laid out on one of his claims,
which was incorporated about 1900
as the City of Phoenix, of which
he was Mayor for several years.
He aud James Marshall built the
Brooklyn hotel which was. managed by, Mr. Marshall and was
one of best hotels in the West.
He was also interested with
Morrin & Thompson in commercial enterprises. Some_years
ago he moved to Regina, Sask.,
where he was interested in a
brewery and lands. In company
with J. E. Thompson and others
he had shares in the Restmore
Manufacturing Co. and other enterprises in Vancouver.. For the
past two or three years he made
his home with James Marshall,
his former partner, and lived on
Hamilton Street in Vancouver.
For some time he had been
afflicted with heart trouble and
was under the care of specialists
including Mayo Bros., of
Rochester, Minn.
He was a native of Pennsylvania but long since naturalized
iu Canada. He was married many
years ago to whom one daughter
was born. He had three brothers
one residing iu Bellingham,
Wash., and two in the east.
In .the .".passing" of '"Mr.
Rumberger the West has lost a
man of genial nature, fine business ability and unimpeachable
integrity.' "". . .   ,.'[ .-,
Boundary Creek
v May Be Closed
.7. C. H.TRobinson, of.the Dominion Fishers Dept.,; was '-m': town
.last ;week; .haviagf;.come-; here at
the request , of the Greenwood
District Rod '������ and Gun. Club, to
look into, the question.of stocking
Boundary-creek, Kettlerriyer-.and
a number, of barren. la.kes in this,
district, .:7While. .in!7t6wn'f.Mr7
Robinson discussed-'.fishing matters with.President"G..S.; Waiter's
of; the :Club.f. fHe. is - in - favor'of
the -Club's .proposal' Xq. close'
Boundary- creek ' for a. couple of
years,-.as.-this stream.-is. pra'ctic-.
'ally -fished Tout and needs restocking'.:' He posted - up-, fishing-
reg.ulatiotis at a number of places
in . the ..'district' aridI ".stated ;.that
strict observance, of the laws, as
regards the size. _ancl' nuinber of
fish caught, -will ,.be. enforced.
No.fish must be kept -under eight
inches in length and the limit for
a-days.fishing is1 set at 25.- The
catching "of small.7fish. was" "the
cause of this well known -fishing
stream"'..to be". greatly, depleted.
.Mr.- Robinson expects-to visit
Long.lake oh his return visit and
inspect it with a-view., of having
it.stocked.-   '. 'V 7 " WWW ���'���">���
��� ,7v    \ Enquiries' .��� [yx
On . the .snbjecb .of. co-operation
with.the Posfe7Office there'is,still
another.way.in which you.can help
aud that is by ayoidipg unnecessary
enqqiiries. 'Jnafy "because, yoar
friend; .doesn't fveceiye .fchat letter
when you thongbt hB"fwould,7or
neglects to' acknowledge .it, ia- no
proof that it is. losfc. Perhaps-it
wasn't posted���it! may/fstiili be in
someone's pocket or tncked' away
iri a corner. .Firsfc be sure it was
actually, posted and correctly addressed. Then,, be sure. tha6 the
addressee , did; not receive the
article���if posiaible, get a defibite
statement coveriag tbis.
If yoa negl^fe the above points
aad rrisli iii. with yonr enquiry, in
many eases you cause unnecessary
work abd: expense to the. Post
Office and delay legitimate enquiries or hold ap blher caaily-perfespe
your own or a friends. You do
not wanfe to do that, we feel sure,
eo please .ess-operate by avoiding
enquiries.
��   Midway Notes
H. Strauss had the misfortune to
looae one of his milk cows tbis
week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Moll have
returned from a viBit to the Weed
ranch.
E. Hawkes ia home on a months'
visit to his family. He is much
improved in health.
Ace Mesker, Dr. Griffin and
Wilfrid Carter returned from Nelson last week, where Mr. Mesker
purchased a Star car.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Richter and
daughter,' Inez, Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. Moll and eldest son and
Harold Moll, motored to Spokane
on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge and
three children made a visit to the
old town on Tuesday, looking up
their old friends. Ife is fifteen
years Bince they left Midway.
The Midway Farm Women will
meet on Saturday, Aug. 2nd, when
they will have a "Pound Day."
Members are expected to donate
one or more pounds of farm produce which is to be sold by auction,
to benefit the Women's Local.
Afternoon tea will be served.
Everybody welcome.
Premier Oliver to Carry On
With election returns practically
complete, the government finds
itself with twenty-six supporters,
out of a House of forty-eight,_ a
clear majority of. four oyer all
others. To the twenty-four Liberals who won as straight party, candidates, are added PV.Harrison,
Independent Liberal, Comox, and
Major R. J. Burde, Independent,
Alberni.        ������* .   "���     7 -  v,
The party has.definitely decided
that. Premier Oliver" shall remain
leader, and an -announcement. is
expected shortly-."7regarding -'the
seat which wili.be opened; for ..him.
Five members efecfe have; offered to
resign in Hon. Mr, Oliver's favor.
The Premier's first;task.after the
election- smoke has ;cpmple'tely
cleared away will be to continue
the freight.rates; fight, and he is
unusually optimistic oyer the ui-.
timafce outcome;
Strong Jack Holt Picture
' The story of how a hardened
criminal -was shown the error of
bis ways .through the smile bf a
beautiful girl, iorme .the. basis of
Jack -. Holt's latest Paramount
picture, WWhilb,. Satan Sleeps,"
which will be shown at.thVGreen-
wood Theatre, oh: Satiirday, July
26th. -.'-Mr..' Holt." plays the role.of-
a. way ward... son of a' bishop, who
poses as a parson ;ip order that he
might clean,up a mining camp
which he. plans to 7 rob. His conscience iis.strangely .awakened." and
he wages a great battle for. his own;
soul. 7 In the end:the yictory. is a
glorious one.. Fritzi Brunette is
his leading lady... ���
XiV- -: One'.on! 0oc-; xy']}; ���:
. 7 A. country doctor in   the;North
of  Ireland was   driving   down   a:
narrow lane, on hie way.;to yieiia "
patient,   when he noticed fan'old .
woman in the middle-6*f the road
picking up  Eoino   pieces   of   turf
which, had evidently dropped from
a passing car."
; Pulling'his horse up to prevent
rnnning over her,,he said, rather
sharply, ' .".Woman   and   dorikeysV.
are., al ways i n: th e. way. "7. . -    -��� ���"
f.'.'Sure,'   sir,'-:'said-.-the woman,.
stepping   to one side,7 "I'ni "glad
you've the manners to put yourself
lastw ;. ���:���������;':������������,- xX-Xz'x'). yx
A bahk.manager who always ���
-wore his hati'n the.office (as they"
dbiu the-.fiims) asked his !negro
attendant why he.did^otirivest
his savingsTwith the cbacer.n,... as
the white members of the . staff
did.7    W>�� '" x----y y ��� y .;.;   y.
."Not disxhfile, bass," said the
attendant.' "Yu. alius look,as if
yu were just agwiae. to beat it."
A Stenographers' .ExamiGation
for British! Co^imbia.Ciyil Service
will be held on Saturday after-.
Etoori and evening. Sept' 13th,,
1924. For application tfoirms and
further particulars apply-to.the
local Governineht Agent or to
W. .-H. Maclnaes, Civil Service.
Commissioner, Victoria, B.C.. f
^W-
V-; THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,
&
particular people-
Coasted and packed same
day in airtight cans
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What Of Canada's Future?
Oil*? ilay riently th..' wriier ol tin's weekly article road two divergent
views 01' <'.nr...!.i's progress (luring ilie past row years: One was pessimistic;
thc oiiicr (|i.li.- optimist ie. Yet there was much of Iruth in bolh, altogether
net'lier will-n- appeared in take Inlo consideration Iho effects of tlio Croat
War on iI.o progress and development <it' Lhe Dominion.
Tlio iie_.simi.sr_i' note was sounded by Misa Agnes Laul. well-known writer
and ici-tuier. She Is-not af all pleased with Canadian progress, believes thai
sO(-i<i:i:;li in is ril'e, ami ihat Canadians are not living up to l.heir possibilities.
i>.-.,nn;; iliai she is frankly very depressed about Canadian conditions, Miss
Lam .-lai.-s iliai what Ihis country needs just, now is a ringing message of
optimism. !'oiii)iloil on moi.' and that she cannot give "till Canada's menial outlook changes toward the world."
' I used to think." continues Miss I.aut, "it was economic pressure pre-
ven;.\l Canada measuring up to her tuiequalled inheritance of great natural
w-itl'h. .Now 1 know it lsn"t. It. is your lack of dedication lo thc ideal in
vl.i'.-.i your nation was couceived and born���'He shall hold dominion from sea
to sea." Instead of ilia I. t see. Canadian sectionalism growing." And then
Mis-- Lain dwells on the exodus of Canadians to the United Slates, and the
faei of a population of only nine mllions whereas, she says, Canada ought to be
u ���i.._i km of 10 lo GO millions, humming with prosperity that could be beard
around  ihe world.
The opposing, and more optimistic view is presented ia articles appearing hi Toronto Saturday Night, which recalls the prediction of' the late Sir
���\VHIikl Laurier that the Twentieth Century would be Canada's Century. Sir
Wil'i-id made this prediction iu tlie days when Canada was emerging i'rom a
long period of hailing growth into an era of amazing.progress���an era, 1S9S
to liilu. which even Miss Laul say.-, was Canada's one era of "humming prosperity."
Almost one-quarter of Unit century has passed, and what does the record
di<i lose'.' Toronto Saturday Night finds in the progress of Canada during the
last twenty-five years a conclusive answer that, thus far the Dominion has lived U!' io its title of being "Tho .Country of the Twentieth Century." it notes
thai. Canada has become in fact, as well as in promise, the controlling factor
lu ilie world's wheal trade���one of ihe giants of_ international commerce: it
draws intention to Canada's astonishing advance in the production of pulp
and paper: il. refers to the extension of Canada's manufacturing activities in
countless directions until today the Dominion'is ranked high among the indus-
'trb.l nations of-the world; it cites tlie tremendous expansion in trade and
commerce to a figure whicli few business men would have imagined or dared
to prophesy twenty or even fifteen years ago.
-   -llut"'what of-'the;-future?   Vtinquos'tionably.. and,, notwithstanding" "ihc
-growth[.of "tlie past .twenty-five years.'"encouraging in" many "respects as (fiai
��� 'growi.ir'i'.'ndoubl.edly is,. Canada, is -yet a. long, w.i.vfrom being'-lhc country' U
"'"Ugii'p.io.'be, and-Nature',-Willi its bofii'ntifiij gll'ls; intended it should be! What"
i'-i.-the reason-?. - - 'Is- it seel iouaiismf and" kick of a\'grea{7nationa~l -ideyl.-as Miss
i-.au": -says", or-is vi.i. the'.economic.pressure of a great and highly.-organized'3ia-
"-(ion to the south-in.which Canadians c'aiV' 'findi'a "home wii.hoin.'.ihe'disabi'lii.ies
...o'.' an uif.r._m'iU;ir;iuiigii;i'gt,_ and customs which-'most emigrants "from .one."country.
���.to .���another.; i; iiff or,.-or lis JL, Canada's' somewhat'-rigorous - climate,' bv-. is th.cre
-."some lack of initiative and eourage-'on th.e part.of Canndiansf-in applying tlu.'."ri;
.-.solve;.-..to the development of- t.lie-.JDoiiiinion's-gfeai, wealth of natural rerources?
"-.!;",, .'It--would be idle' to deny that" there is loo _riiueh sectionalism in Canada.
'. Th!e-.vi.'ae~t. of two, races,: i wo official-' languages, two -'great- opposing religious
groups, necessarily tends-towa.rds sectionalism.-' - This is further ace en mated
���"livilio geography of Canada which di/Ides; the Do'miiiion.iulo'iwb economic
groups, .east .and'.west. . .-Time- and*development,-'alone can -fully  o\ercome
i.tie;;'.''oLiHiacles,. and. .tliey are being overcome.-   .Racial and religious ��nimo__i-
ties are-'riot -nearly so acute as-1 hey: wore a quarter of a century, ago.   -  -
"' ���'. "'.Not with.-tundiiig-tiie attraction of, ili'th United States, Canada's population
las increased by'nearly  foiir. millions, since. the'.-Tweniielh .Century davivd.
and .as (lie "Dominion, grows afnd-develops, andopportunities.- aie'-.i hereby in-
, . ei'':'_i..M ii. .tlie'al tract ion -o.f the" United States will -Steadily- lessen.
- '."' '", Canadians- haye'displayedfooitrago ..and initiative, and for a-niition of few
���!."."p."-i.pli;'s��-_aucrcd'dver-'liiilf aco'nl.inenl,'have reir/arkable a'chieveVneals lo Iheir
' (T"(lii. ff Ke'vertheless-, it-must, be .idniit'ted "that oui- -captains of'finance and
���' iiiyiusu'v luVvenbiexerfeii -"themselves as Ihey sliouldjirior 'taken ful l-.tid vantages
"of.aiho- great' o[>portunitios:'wliich were- theirs to'.ciev'elop. and..bi'ing' -prosperity
" to'ihi ir eoimtry"." - There/is-room for" vast imjirovx-menl -here.  _    .-.
7 -i^fCy'tiidutns. s!loul(Lf^,^vf.:l6'f^a,-nati6tlal.iUeal.--':iT-hey-s!^6uld;.b^j--]���nole.ol>ti!n-
;' isfic' regarding Ca.nada.'s future; because", without doubt, the Dominion faces a
".cart." r   as Toronto Saturday Night, puts.i(, in which the'period pi economic
.; ,J oui!i;<ind gidwih; has stili, a long ami promising cou'ise to run.   '
Trans-Atlantic Phone
Soon To Be Tested
British Government Aims to Give
Reliable  Service  With  America
The 200-kilowatt transmitting apparatus by which the British'Government hopes to inaugurate wireless
telephony conversai io.is with America
will be Installed about the end of August al tho l.ughy station, according
to present pl.uis. It ls hoped to begin the experiments during the following month or early in October.
Speaking in tlie Uritish House of.
Commons. Postmaster-General Hartshorn staled thai experiments were in
progress lo lost the possibility of establishing commercial telephone wireless between England and the United
Slates. "Spasmodic communication,"
said Mr. Hartshorn, "has been achieved over extremely long distances, but
the aim (if the experiments which are
now being conducted is to give,a reliable and continuous service."
Manslaughter In  2nd Degree
Using a razor���bad stuff���but many
people do it .for their corns. The
only remedy that is painless and sure
is Putnam's Com Extractor, which
does remove, warts and coins, cleans
them right off. Refuse a substitute
for "Putnam's," 25c everywhere.
Movement cf Alberta Wheat
Total of 152,615,776 Bushels Handled
In, Province By Railways
Railway companies operating in Alberta have shipped a total of .152,615,-
776 bushels of wheat between September 1 of last year and May 31 of this
year. From this must be deducted
about 20,000.000 bushels to allow for
the quantity received from points in
Saskatchewan* which are included in
Alberia division of the C.P.R., and to
allow also for duplication iu handling
of grain coming off branch lines to
main transcontinental lines.
Alberta Natural. (Sas Development
New   - Well -  At 7 Foremost VGrea'ily
".'-..'  -     -.        Increases Output.,. _.'-_"  .'.'",
V\Vell X'.o,--1 "ol'',fii(>.("\n:!'di.aii.,'Natura'l."
Oas: Ligi'.i,. Iie-at and -Power" Company',.
ia.-ihe-   n��'\v': 'Foivrriosi'- - i'ield, -was'
brought  in  [���������fon-'.ly. -with a "measured.
souti)ui  pi' -0.000.OOJ) cubic  feet of.gas
daily;.--"open- (low,   according   1o   form-"
a!' tio.;iv!.' .-given   the   Alberta   Public
' HIM;;.;-Hoard by the company.      This
'makes   th#   v/eli   ihe   biggest   of   lhe
group  of  Tour. ti"\v .product rs  iri   the
field ���.aiul  provide:;' a  total  supply  of
gas"-"at:.'.PoiV;inosi;; or7-!i).00'0.fSoO    f.-oi,
opori liow riicasureiiienL"-     "
Canada As A .-.Wheat "Exporter
Dom.inioYi Is! Assuming -An Extremely
--.; important-Position. As'a Wheat
_._!'.' ,-_- Exporting Country
- ".That Canada-is'-, assuming an extremely.-impbrtr.nl position a�� a wheat
exporting country" is 'strikingly illustrated-by comparison, with tiie -.oltinie'
;pf. VPbeat. exports- from the' United
States. -Last' nipnth,"Canada shipped
moi;e thanV.l,000.000 bushels, in comparison wUh'-expo'ris of .3,-.31,000 bush;
els from the United Sta'tes. It is also
interesting to nolo.that foui times as
niuch Cauadiaii.-.as American wheal
"left American pbjt.-i. last month.
' timbering ",ln.: Thuntfer'.C^y; "District
, -7'J'iniber. operations-.'in- tlie.- Thunder
Bay   distiic'i "during  the -|ia'si-season,
were"ihe greatest ever reeo_i(!ed. Con-
��� tractiqg;corporatjons'   and-  Individual
-parties  operating', in- 'th��  dislricl   cul
--3S-I.G I'S.coi'ds of .pulpwood, over 1,000.-
,000f railway "J i'.^s. flS.uG'l sawlogs. l!)f-
23!   cedar! port's." as   well   as  a   large
quantity-  of; dimension   timbers,  fele-
- graph poles and-cordw.ood.
..Cuenca..a" icily of..30.000 in "Eu.cador.
.iies- 8,4fi9 -reel, abpvoj^ia sea.-
Western Horses For.the East
A.large iiioremcnt of western hordes
t(V the east Is now lu progress, according to stock dealers. Dining March
and Apri.l, "l.-lifl." horses ,wvro shipped
I'rom the prairie provinces-to Ontario.
1.057 to Que!)e',7l!G-io-_\'ova;Scolia. 2D I
to New1 Brunswick, and- 32 to Newfoundland, making a total'of 3,290 head
of horses shipped, east. Of this number, l.ttSl horses came from Uip province of Alberta, S17 from Saskatchewan anil 5S9 from Manitoba.
GHP>REH CRY FOR "CASTORIA"
A Harmless ^Substitute,ior, Castor. Oil, Paregoric, Drops
and Soothing-Syrups ��� No NafcotksS
Motlier'      Fletcher's   Castoria   JjaajSailon of Food; .gUing calural slees.
fteen In use for over 30. years to re-, j $*���?��}*}ea'.X Tte eenuln. bear*
Ileve-babies and cbildren of Constipa-; BiUMtuf^yt
aba,    Flatalency.    Wind    Colic,   and:
Diarrhoea; allaying Feverishness aria-j
tat rfestcfrora, sad. by regulating taa. ^^^
gtoiaaci and Bowel*, m* Um> asaiasi-�� .<..+ *:
THE SYMPTOMS OF
IMPOVERISHED BLOOD
Show in Pale Faces, Tired Feeling and
_ . " Breathlessness
. People, who arc-pale, languid, with
palpitation of-Uie hearL and shortness
of breath at" slight.exertion are suffering froni. thin, impure .blood. If Uiey
have'tlie ror-olution' to-take the right
remedy and-stick lb it., they v7i!l find
new-health and.strength. Tire remedy that can always he lelied upon is
Dr.' Williams'- Pink Pills. With every
(lose tliey improve and invigorate the
blood, ;,and- this' .hew blood means
heaUh.and .'strength.-. Mrs. A.-Grif-.
fillip. Pjerson, Man., is one of the
many thousands who have proved tlio
value of these pills. ���Sho savs:������"!,
was so bad]..* run-down in health that
I was almost bedfast The least exertion would leave me breathless. J
suffered from he.ulaclies and backaches, and had no appetite. I could
only drag about the house and tound
even light housework almost Impossible. I tried several remedies,but
tliey did not do mc a particle of good.
Then a Iriend came lor a visil and'she
urged me to tryvDr Williams' Pink
Pills. When I had finished the second box I could feel that tliey were
helping me. By'the lime I had taken
four boxes more 1 was a weil woman
and every symptom of my trouble had
disappeared. it would not be possible for me to saj too much in favor
of this medicine, and J ajv/aysrecom-
nieriii it.to ruu-down people, and Lave
seen it prove just as satisfactory Jn
oth'-r cases.'
if you "are weak an J run-down you
can begin getting new .strength today
by taking Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.
Sold by all druggists or sent by mail
a! 50 eeiis a box by writing lo The Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Drockvllle,
Ont.
Scottish Editors Are
Touring Dominion
Interested In Canada's Farming
Districts For Settlers
Atnoug the passengers arriving by
the While Star liner Regina at Montreal was a (tarty of Scottisli editors
bound on a tour of the Dominion.
The live members of the party represent the most influential newspapers
in Scotland and comprise, AVilliam
Adair, Agricultural Editor, The Weekly Herald. Glasgow; C. O. Held, The
Dumfries and Clallovay Standard;
Pvalph F. Topping, Tlie Weekly, Scotsman; and Col. Wall. Managing Editor
The Aberdeen Free Press.
This tour, whicli will be made over
the Canadian National Railways, liTis
been prompted oy the changing economic conditions whicli now rule ln
Scotland aud whicli lias Induced wide-,
spread desire to proceed to the British
Dominions to establish new homes and
io start life afresh. The prevailing
ambition of those contemplative emi-.
grants is lo settle upon the land and
it is for the purpose of ascertaining at
first-hand just what Canada can offer
in this connection that the live Scottish editors have come to Canada.
It is iheir intention to visit ttiose
territories of the Dominion in whicli
the Scot has achieved paramount
success. In this manner tliey will
become familiar with local conditions of farming arid precisely to
what extent new settlers must necessarily modify their methods and practices to excel.
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/STANDARD OF QUALITY FOR 0VER.50 YEARS
H0ME*BAra6RTOiSiBES�� mm
la The Shadows
The
Abolition Of Titles
Question 13 Discussed In British
House of Commons
Premier MacDonald stated in the
House of Commons that the Government had not considered the question
of abolishing titles in Great Britain.
T. Johnston, Labor member for
Stirling and Clackmannan, ironically
suggested that if would be grossly unfair to those persons who had paid for
titles by contributions to party funds
if the conferring or titles were to be
abolished.
Loid Titchneld, Conservative member lor the Newark division of Nottingham, asked: "Will it also be Laken
into consideration thai the Premier's
life is being made miserable by the
members behind him (meaning the
Labor M.P.'s) cl-uuoring for titles?"
This sally was greeted with laughter.
Dark Cloud That Looms Over
Stricken Europe
Europe, with three times as many
languages as before the war, and
three times as many nations, with an
innumerable Increase in the fighting
issues, is being gradually moved towards an eventrul International decision. The policies of the present
day contain all the elements of another destructive war. Europe cannot endure as a purely militarist equation. It cannot- succeed economically with it3 existing barriers of frontier, language, fear, hate and financial
instability. Tha greatest 'of all tho
obstacles to unification ls language,
and it is difficult to see at present how
it can be overcome. Fortunately, underneath the surface many noble
.forces are at work, which, In time,
may leaven'the whole. But-.their success will only be assured when the
oflicial policies of the nations have
undergone a radical change.���Natal
Advertiser. ,'.
Your Home'Medicine Chest���Among
the standard household remedies that
should always be on hand in your
home medicine chest, none is^inore important than Dr. Thomas' Eclectric OIL
Its manifold usefulness "In relieving
pain arid healing sickness is known~by
many thousands throughout the land.
Always use Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil
for relieving _ rheumatic and sciatic
pains, treating sore throats and chests,
coughs, burns, scalds, cuts,.bruises and
sprains.        -.  '  >���
Discover Bison  Herd
Four new islands were ' born" last
year, two off the. coast of Cochin,
China, another off-the Japanese coast
and the lourtii in the Bay of Bengal.
.-,   Soups Ready to Serve
There is no wailing, no fuel cost, no
bother with Clarfc's Soups. They are
prepared, cooked and flavoured by experienced chefs. You have a choice
of thirteen soups.
"Let the Clark Kitchens help you."
Australians Will Tour Canada
FIHy boys, ranging in age. from 11
to 18 years, members of the Young
Australia League, will Tnake a tour of
Canada in August of this >ear. The
vNit !s a return of lhat made by the
lOUt Canadian Cadet Coros to West
Australia in J9J2. The boys will arrive at Quebec on August 23.  ,
Canadian Wheat Crop
British Market Depending On Wheat
Produced iri Dominion This Year
The Canadian-wheal, crop will bulk
larger in British eyes iu 192Lilian for
any year since world conditions two
years after the war made this market
independent of, supplies from-any particular .source, accoiding to-a London
dUpatch. Repoitt" from the principal
wheat growing countries are to the effect thai prospects ior the 3921 ciop
are not very encouraging. In Canada, while the acreage is somewhat
less than in 1923, it is estimated thai
lhe yield will ba only 39,000,000 bushels less Ihan the record crop of last,
year, wliich amounted to approximately-.170,000,000 bushels.
Demand For Canadian
Cheese and Butter
Canadian Cheese Occupies First Place
- On British Market
There, is a considerable improvement in the JCnglish market for Canadian cheese and butter, according to
J. A. Kuddick, Dominion Dairy Commissioner, who has returned irom an
extensive ttip to the British Isles,
where he made exhaustive surveys of
lhat market in the interests of Canadian dairymen. New Zealand butter
and cheese, which had displaced (hose
products from Canada, have now slipped back, a nd,. especially with regard
io cheese'"" Canada ia again In first
place. ~
Logging In B.C
Biltish.Columbia's log .scale during      A single grain or vllrfol gives a fine
the first three mouli.3 ol J92I has ox-Jnazuro tint to five gallons of water
ceeded  that of any similar period of
any year in  the history of lite province.      According   to   the.   Provincial
Government reports, timber ..scaled in
the first quarter.of the cunoiil year
totailed 590,737,638  reel, as compared
with 3t>7.413,635 in the corresponding
period a-year ago, and 33j,269.<i3S iu
the firs! three months of 1922.
WHEN THE CHILDREN
ARE TROUBLED WITH
Summer Complaints
GIVE  THEM
~ Canadian Flour Exports
Canadian flour ^exports duiing tlu;
month of M.iy exceeded those of the
Vailed Slates. Duiing the month
1.057,487 barms of Canadian flour
were exported, whi.e those of the
United States totailed 967,50* bbls.
Two Thousand Buffalo Found In Slave
Lake District
There wer'_ reports from Indians
and hunters a little time ago that the
bison still existed in certain districts
of the Canadian west, but it was supposed that the' observers had made n
mistake about the kind of animals
they liad seen, and that these were
not the true bison Finally, the Government sent an expert naluralfsfc to
visit the region, and he has returned
with" tlie news that a herd of wild
bison, Ihe real genuine animal, as big
and strong as tlie bison of the early
days, is living in the country between
the Peace River, the Slave, and the
Caribou Mountains. There are 2,000
of Ihcm, and thMr numbers are growing.
So the Canadian Government has as-
signed'to these four footed citizens"of
the Dominion a park of plain and
woodland, well watered by rivers-and
over 10,000 squ;.re miles In extent,
where protected" against all intruders,
they may flourish and multiply and
'range at their own wild.will.
Petty Thieving At Wembley
Police Say Hundreds of Small
Articles  Disappear  Daily
The Insatiable craze oT souvenir
hunters is displaying havoc with tha
costly exhibitions at the British Kmpire Exhibition at Wembley. Visitor.!
just cannot make their hands behave,
the police say, and hundreds of small
articles, most of them without value,
���re disappearing daily from the-.various pavilians. despite the vigilance of
the guards.
A magnificent ivory model of an Indian building has been ruined by people knocking off small bits and h stuffed tapi^. is rapidly becoming bald bo-
cause people pull hairs as they pasj
by. The officers have liad to resort to
glass cases to keep the wove valuable
exhibits intact. -
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Corns cannot exist when Hollo way'*
Corn Remover is applied to them, because It goes to the root aud kills th��.
growth.    '"',[.,..,.
Publicity System Brings Results
Prospective   British   Settlers   Inquira
About Land In West
The publicity department of. the
Canadian National Ra"waJ'3 branch
in Londonfin change of Dr. W. Black
is receiving many inquiries as to_
industrial -and -farming opportunities
in Western Canada.
Colonization '.officials'' believe that"
this publicity will result la a large
number of desirable^settlers coming to
the west this yeur and still greater
results are expected by officials
through the Canadian exhibits at
Wembley Exhibition wliich have been
attracting the attention of the numerous visitors there.
Inquiries received show a particular
interest in Western Canada and a desire to be informed about lanui-ag conditions in the west.
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Nothing as """Good for Asthma.
Asthma remedies corae and go. but
every year the sales of the original
Dr. J. .D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy
grow greater and greater. ,No further evidence could be asked of its
remarkable merit. It relieves. II 13
always-of the same unvarying quality
wliich the sufferei from asthma learns
to know. Do not suffer another attack, but get this splendid remedy today. -���   :
The Family Physician,���The good
doctor is always worth his fee. But
it is not ahviys possible to get a doctor just when you want him. lu such
cases, common sense suggests the use
of reliable home remedies, such as
Dr. Thomas'. Eclectiic Oil/ which is
wonderlully effective in easing inflammatory pains and healing cuts,
scratches, bruises aud sprains. The
presence of this remedy In the family
medicine chest save many a xee.
Does Your Baby Cry? .
Is it nervous and restless during hot1
weather? If so���most likely his food
is not agreeing with him. ' If you cannot nurse your baby and it does not
gain upon your breast milk give lilin
Borden's Eagle Brand Alilk���lite rood
thai has successfully reared hundreds
ot thousands of babies. Kasy to prepare���just add boiled water as^djlrect-
0(1. " ���
In this paper from time to time you
win find an advertisement of Borden's
Kagle Urand Milk, a food that lias
raised more healthy babies than all
the prepared infant foods combined.
Cut out the advertisement and mail il
to The Ilordcn Company Limited,
Montreal, and Ihey will send you, free
of charge, instruclions for feeding
your baby, and a Baby Welfare Book
and Baby Record Book." Or, just wire
tbe Company, mentioning this paper
and they will be senl-.
Minard's Liniment ReHsve* P*i*
Aad yoa will be agrceabty surprised
to S-od o��t bow quickly they will become relieved of their troubles.        ~
This preparation hag been on tli��
market for the past SO years.
Pat np only bj The T, Milbani Co,
Limst����f forbtd*, t>*L
Cattle For Chicago-
Thirty-one cars of beef cattle, the
biggest shipment to.leave any tov��i
in Alberia this year, left Lloydminster
recently in a special train over the
Canadian National Railways.
In all there, -were about 750 head of
beef cattle, which had been fed at the
Roberts Bros, ranch, about eight miles
north of Lloydminster, since last December for T. F. Cadzow, the Edmonton and Calgary commission man, and
lie shipped them over to William l>aa-
iels and Bros., Chicago.
Not, Reducing Armaments
, Speaking af a League or Nations
Union {Welsh Council), meeting at
Llandriondod, Wales, Sir John Pinion
said It "was hoped that She lace war
would result hi a great reduction of
armaments, but today there" wore u
million additional bayonets available
for service in Euiope, abo^e what
were-available-b'efor-e^ tlie late war,
whilst, submarines had almost developed to the size of cruisers.
Alberta's Egg Industry
; Northern -Alberta's egg Industry ii
becoming increasingly important. Ono"
week's exports recently amounted to
1,500,000 eggs. "Yet onlya few year.-*
ago Alberta was importing eggs. In
some instances,.from China.
YOU'VE TRIED THE REST
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There (s a dealer handling Newcastls
coal In every town in Western Canada.
Look for him.
Proven best
Since 1857
frftiwd's Liniment for Rheumatism
"Makes happy,
ies.
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Write tn The Bosrfen Co,
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KIDNEYS, LIVER;;,
igration  Increasing 7
uota   Law  Will
d Canada
Jtankiu)
benefit materially
Would Pool Farm Products    j Divers Find Vessel
y the new United States Immigration
Quola Law.which conies into effect at
midnight on June 30th next. II. will
be  of advantage to  the Dominion in
two ways,', first, by. the very consider-J were taken at Calgary by the co-oper-
WORLD HAPPENINGS
BRIEFLY TOLD
able reduction ol all fjdfctas, and, second,   by   the   provision   tliat  restricts
jmniigralion  Iron  Canada by barring
out all but. Ca'na dian-born or Canadian
i citizens resident in the Dominion for
'Ave years or inore. as compared,with
the present regulation thai practically
'puis a one-year resident in Canada on
'a par with a bona fide Canadian citi-
w    ���. ��������,
A study of.the new Quota Law indicates tliat while Ihe year just ending
permitted an immigration into the
United States of 357,80.1, under the
new law the year's total will work out
Provincial-Wide Co-operative Marketing    Scheme    Planned    For
Alberta       y
Preliminary steps looking to tlie ultimate formation of a provincial-wide
co-operative .marketing organization to
handle,  on   a  co-operative, non-profit
making basis', all products of the farm.
With their arrival in Paris the United States dyers had travelled" lS,03i">
miles in 1 IS days with __3_) hours /lying
time. '-._..'
Sir Sidney RtuselJ-Wells, 55, the
famous heart specialist and Conserva- j at 36.1,990, or less Ihan one-half lhe
tive member of Parliament- I'or London University, died suddenly July II.
&A memorial is to be creeled "at' the
Karihorsl racecourse, near .'Berlin.',, for
tlie 2.1 professional jockeys and the
111 gentlemen riders who vere killed
in the war.
The date or the departure, of the
.Prince of Wales for Canada has been
definitely fixed as Aug 23, if is now
understood.-    The Prince will sail on
''the Berengaria. ".
Narcotics, valued at niore. than ?.!;-
00.0,000, -were, seized, and nine members of the crew, "including the. cap-
faiu, of the Italian-American liner
Duilio, were taken into custody follow-,
ing a raid on tlie vessel at New Vork.
Three emeralds and four
cartridge shells were found in a hen
which Mrs. Bettv Smilow bought, live-
weight, in the market at Minneapolis
recently.     The stones wer: extremely
-valuable.
An agreenv.-ii' under wliich fishermen rromthe Hebrides Islands will
come to the coas1 of British Columbia
previous figure, it is further apparent that'all countries except France���
which never reached its- full" quota���,
will have exhausted their quotas for
the year, certainly-before It is half
over, and-that the.remaining prospective emigrant? wiil require,~as an al-
alive marketing "committee of tho
United Farmers of Alberta.; This
committee was formed at the last annual convention of the U.F.A. 'The
success"-'which, during flic last few
years, has been achieved hy the cooperative market ing organization, in
the Pincher Creek district,, where
practically all larm products are placed on the market by this method, was
brought up as an example at-lhe meeting. No oflicial statement would be.
issued hy the eo:iimilt.ce, but it was
learned that only- 'preliminary, work
hart been, accomplished.
The Pace That Kills
terjialive,   to  consider  the  prospects
and possibilities of Canada, contiguous to the United States, as the country most suited "lo their requirements.
>   Under the new law, requiring a five
years' residence in Canada, this country will cease to be the -slopplng-off
-place^-for  Britishers   and  Europeans
I destined to the United'Stales as their
| permanent placof residence, which1
j will   doubtless   cause" more   United
i Slates steamship companies to divert
22-calibre, ,|1Pir liners to Canadian ports, and already,   for    Instance,    the   Swedish-
American,   tiie   Norwegian-American,
the   Ilolland-Americau,   the   Scandin;
avian-American  the Royal Mail Steam
Packet and tne Italian lines have altered Jlieii routes
As soon .as-tho proii-ions ol thc new
law  become  effective,  July   1st,  per-
Speed Mania Gaining Dangerous Hold
On Young and Old
It is an unquestionable fact that the
"speed mania": and "craving for
thrills," are gaining a dangerous hold
on both young and olde.-people today.
Only the unusual, the sensational, the
swift .moving are regarded, as. interesting.:; Plain living and high thinking, if possible under modern conditions, hold no attractions. Tn^re 's
"i'a primary duty with th cypres en t generation,, as President Coplidge said r'e-
'cently, to establish "a full conception
of the obligation to reasonableness
and moderation" Tlie foolish pursuit ol thrills and .the futile effort to
"get a kick*' oui of life will, perhaps,
in a short lime be seen in their true
miluro. But the wreckage these delusions alread., h.>ve lelt behind them
is depressing.���Kansas City Star.
probably will bc completed in Lhe near
future, according lo iron. T. D. Pattullo, Minister of Lands.
Andrew Jenkins, wlio, as a result
of hi-, feat of having ridden a bicycle
on a rope over the Niagara Gorge in
J S6!). was considered one ol" America's
greatest tighl rope peri'ormtrs.-died at
Gait, Out., recentlv in his eightieth
year.
In Undersea Jungle
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German   Ships   Sunk ,At   Scapa   Flow
Overgrown With Seaweed -
'Great difficulties are being faced by
the divers who are engaged in salving
the German warships scuttled at
Scapa Flow in 191S. When the divers first; went down they found huge
tangles with sialics as thick as a man's
wrist and with leaves .18 inches broad
and 15 feet in length, growing over
parts or the vessels' sides. They had
to slash.through this jungle of seaweed in order lo reach the doors and
portholes.
Chief Diver MacKenzie declares lie
has never seen langles of such dimensions, Great barnacles had to be
hacked away from the sides or thc
ships with axes. When he entered
the Hindenburg a diver found champagne bottles and glasses in the oilicers' quarters. The engines and interior of the shin are intact, and tlie
bunks undisturbed. A- curious fact is
the. entire absence of fish in Scapa
Flow. Crabs and lobsters abound,
but oilier kinds of fish, have been
scared away.
Wheat Crop Estimate
sons of all nationalities," excepting
C'anadian-bocn, will be requited lo procure an immigration visa at a co?,t of
fJO ana will have lo pay to llie U.S.
Immigration Conunis.-ioner the $8
head tax. After the vi&a has been
obtained each Intending immigrant is
subject to the regulations as applied
by the U.S. immigration authorities.
Such aliens are also subject to tiie
quota of eaoh-nalionalily as laid down
Fish Freezing Plant jhy  t!"-  acw   yd-      Regulations   per-
A modern fl��h Indexing plant will be' taini"S l0 !,,�� (��l">ln ��r c;,cl1 nsllonali-
installed at Leaser SSa;e Lake with a
In
llie
capacity oT 150,000 lbs. of fibh, for the
further development of the fishing industry in this lake..11 Is stated.
Have You Tried The New
Cuticura Shaving Slick?
This delicately medicated antiseptic
Soap produces a rich creamy lasting
lathsr, enabling you to shave with
out the slightest miiation. Indis.
pansable for those who shave twice
daily. Properly used, it wi'l prevent
ingrowing hairs.
Prie-i 25c.Sold everywhereor mailed post-
paid.upon receipt otarice.by CanddiinPe-
.P.O.B.. 	
pot: "Cuticura,
5oz2616,Montreal."
New Discovery Routs Chicken Lice \7'm~.
Mineralized Water^Gcts Rid of Ousting of **Swo"
Greasing���Birds"' Deiouss  Themselves.
"      Fine for Saby Chicks and Alt
Poultry
This  wonderful  i.i-otliiei  l_��.*��i��s th<y ixiull i-v
jitwa.VM Itee-frce without . h>' poultry miM't*
iloliu. any ��oik, It t-t the ___iiipli"<i. <TK����Sf."S1,
surest   and bust ineiliotl cvi-r fii��<o\ imcO.'
��� -I.j.-e-r',o. which in tie. nnnitt of tin's ro~
i_?:ir!tabli* lire remedy. Is dropped iti She
chickens lirlnhhiR water. Taken into th��.
H/stein ")1 th��- hird. it comes out thro.ie.i
the oil ffla.ids of tho skin anil cvci-y louse
or mile lenvesi the Itody. tt i.s Ritamiitocil
to help the lintcii.'iliilily of the cbsr- nnd
camnnc Injure tbe flavor oi the crkp or
ruejt: i( if harmless to chicles and does
not atfert Ihe pinning"- A fiw days Lre.-it-
ment at the start and then a Iittif- .��i.���i-<!
to the drinking watcc each-1110:1th is .ill
thru is necessary.
-'    H.  T.  Thonie,  I-'loiuhic Sn.��k.,  snys:""!
have tiled T^ice-CJoand do not want to he
without it."       ,    -   .
"li.   X.  Olson.   Box. 28.   Kd.TO.'ton. ,.Mta.,-'
says:  "The l-.U-n-<ia tnt'lcts v.orkfd wi
ll)' to be atlinittt'tUfroti) Canada niont illy have not yet been conitileled.
Catiiidian-born people ^ ill noi be
subject tojhe jjuola Those going to"
reside 'permanently in the U.S. ivjll
require, however.1 both immigration
visa and lie.icl tax receipt, bill those
going on bu^ines.-: or pleasure will continue lo be aamitted -without visa or
head lax solely at the discretion of
the U.S. immigration authorities in
Canada.,JUtlle iljfiiuuiiy is anticipated in applying Hie law so tar as Canadian-bora aie concerned. The main
question facing lT.S. auihorilies"here
is the issuance of visas lo persons not
Caiictdian-bor.i waiting in-tlio Domiu"-
ionjor.a "chance to-cross-tho border.-
The-following are the estiiiiai"tt im-
migration rtuolas from 'the principal
Kuropeau countries, basest on 2 per
cent, ol" Ihe 1 SOO census with a' minimum o[ 100, as compared with tlie im-
niigr.uion figure* under the present
law. the latter fig'ires, in each-case,
representing admissions under the new
law.Austria. ' 7,310�����90: ; Belgium,
1,3C���609; Czecho-Slo\aki'a. 1-l.lt57���
1,875; Denmark, 5,619���2,7S^; Finland,
3.021���115r Gereimy, 67,G07~-.0.t2!>;
Great Britain, 77,:iI2���62.15S; Hungary. 5,757��� ISS; Ilaly, 42,f-57���3.SS9:
Lithuania, 2,fi29���302;
3.607���1,637: Norway,
Poland, 39,977���S.S72
7, IIP���63);   ." lt.Bsia.
on,    20;0.0���9,561;
3.752���L'.OS 1;   .Tiigo-Slavia   (>J2G���73,">;
Turke\. 2,63 I ���100
The   flow    oi" immigration, current
year. !!>2t���
Total Increase
o*er li)2."5
Percent.
66
S3
99
,   103
the first
calendar
Considerable Reduction Is Shown
Preliminary Estimate
Preliminary figures issued by
Bureau of Statistics estimale Hie Canadian wheat crop for this 3eai at 31S.-
010,000 bushels. The crop last jear
was 171,19.0,099.
Plot inw led    jijlds   in    bushels    tor
wlieat, oats, barley and (lav seed are:
Piaii'ie
Provinces
... 300,530,000
... 2.)7,600,O00
..-.    19.906.000
0.031,000
The indicated jields are subject to
change due to any subsequent revision
ol areas sown, and also to the effects
oi' the season between June 30 and
harvest,
Crop
Wheat
Oats -.
llarlcy
Flax   .
All Canada
31S,(.40,000
123,023,000
00,217,000
6,130,000
Pact Accepted By U.S.
Agrees to Terms of Tangier Convention Under Certain Conditions.-
The United States lias informed thc
Governments of Great Britain, France
and Spain of 'is willingness to accede, under certain conditions to the
Tangier convention sig'ned a^ Paris on
December IS. 1923.
Thp "conditions, in brief, would require a more detailed interpretation of
certain provisions of tiie convention,
which are seen as affecling United
States rights in Iho zone, a more definite declaration of the intention ol
the new administration there to~main-
laiii an open door policy and an acceptance by- the joint administration
of full responsibility for safeguarding
.American interests.
The Tangier convention, as consummated in Paris provides for the abro-:
galion ol extra territorial rights of
foreign nations in the Tangier zone
aud the substitution of a joint administration authoiii.t.
NOW PACKED IN
Aid To World Peace
The
Use War Explosives
U.S. Farmer'. Clear Land and Remove
Stumps With Picric Acid
.More   than "13,000  American   farmers in twenly-eitrnt' states have used
war surplus picric add to clear 230,-
000 acres of   land ^and    to   lemoTe
slumps from about SO'OOO acres, ac-
j cording-ronhtj Ainciican~CIiemic.il So-
��� ciely.     Nt ariy S.OOO.OuG pounds of this
explosi.'e haie  been" applied  to agii-
cullure by  (he United States Bureau
of Roads. - _   ���
. It is^,. estimated1 that tiie f-aving lo
tiie larmers over the- cost ot commercial ,explosives has amounted to
$730,000. but the at-tua benefits have
been more far-reaching, as_ thousands
of small farms have had the acreage
of culthable land increased.
Netherlands,
J2.S02���G,i53;
;      Roumania.
21.103-���1,792;
Sv-itzerland,
No child should be allowed lo suffer an hour from worms when prompt
relict can bc got in.a simple but-strong
remedy���Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.
Unity and Strength Which We
Know As the British
Commonwealth
lint lor world peac?. for iho very
salvation, il may be, or a pacific civilization in thc world, almost the firsi
condition is the common understanding, the untry and strength which we
know as the British Commonwealth.
In so far as the British Institute ol
Foreign Affairs supplies, cement for
this and helps to fill it with a common
purpose, it will render a service which
may well prove invaluable. "It has
been established now for t.hree yea is
ancl has done excellent work, but fresh
fields of activity continue 'o open before ii nnd il needs additional support. That siiotid not be denied it.
���Manchester Guardian.
THE SAME
OGDENS
LIVERPOOL
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
JULY 27
THE TEMPTATION OF JESUS
Golden Text: In - that he himself
hath suffered being tempted, he is able
(0 succor (hem thai are tempted. Hebrews 2.1S.
Lesson: Matthew 1.1-11.
Devotional Reading: Psalm 121.
Reference Material: "Mark 1.12-13;
Luke 1.1-13.
Criminals Located
. In Shelter Home
Raid Yields Unusual Results' Fof
Police in Germany
A recent police raid upon the public
"Asjittm for the,Shelterless," yielded
some unusual results.
It was found that among those
raided were 3,20 J men and 70' women
and girls who hid nothing on their
persons to identify them. In Germany and other European centuries
one is expected at all times to carry-
some paper of identification, and scs
The   Text   Explained   and    Illumined
The   Fiist    Temptation, vei'ae.s 1-1.;
The hour of temptation lollowed close-   absence is enough to arouse the sus-
Mill_er'&_Wpr_m Powders are sweet
and patatabh lo children, who show
110 hesitancy In taking them. They
will ceitainly bring worm troubles lo
an end. They are a &ilengthening
and stimulating medicine, correcting
the' disorders of digestion,that the
worms cause and imparting a healthy
lone to the system most beneficial to
development.   -
The Last Frontier Is Gone
1,312
6.106
British f.'.S
,.. 1,011 S!6
... 1,863 001
... 5.SSJ 1,401 13.132
..: IM10 1,838 10,330
Canadian immigration for
four months ot. the present.
year is encouraging and represents a
totalof ir..2l0. an increase of nearly
100 per cent. over.tlie pa^t jtar
and ''creation
1"(7 per cent! over, that of i922. In -the adage snll
addition. pubKslirtP Government, figures indicate that the return movement ,01 Canadians in the United
; States js in evidence and that during
two of the  late spring months ovr
X    Acra on onr chickens,  my- iipisrnmMs all  9.009-havv re-crossed the bolder.
V      want it. to>."  ��� -        j
Send  No Money.���Juki  j-ouj- ..an!^���, and I _,	
.'.ri<3ri��S3.  A fard will ��io. W�� nn: po con- |
tldent that J.iee-Go wit! c��-t  rid of <m ery
Wireless in the Far North Supplanting
Old Methsds of Communication
A pany of Govirnmeni officials recently passed through the city enroute t'o Foit Simpson and Forl'irer-
schel where thjij are going to establish wireless stations,, which will he
lhe beginning of a wireless system
that will extend across the whole ot
the lone lands ot ihe north within
.reach of the populated'con!resT
The. moccasin telegraph otold which
was the main form of communication
upjojihe present will be,replaced bj*
civilisation's ik-wc; i and most e.Hcieiit
Hie wireless telegraph. Thus
rings true���"Tlie old
order'changeth giving pla,:e _ to the
new."���Edmonton Build in.
The new island which appeared suddenly last" November off the Araken
coast, in tlie Baj of Bengal, is now reported to have disappeared as mysteri-
   ^  "I don't see liow I am to keep you;ously as it came.
joti*e or mite, tlwt we w7ll sj>_:d you o_.'.>!in y\l0CSt jjminv," said a father to his
large    double    slrciiffth    $3.00    j';_rk_ise.
. enouirli tor joo gallons of water, when ii   5-ycar-oId son.     "That is the second
pair   you    hayj    worn out in  three
months."
arrives p��y postn��a�� only 51.00 and few
corns jx>stnge: if yoti ore not .ntxaiiltst^ly
'satisfied nfter .TU iiay.��s' trini. your itionoy.
^vlJl ho r<;fundc*J without (juosl ion or arsti- , , .
raenc. ' !    A_ftcr a moment's thought fhe Jitlle
(3 51.00 pfcsrs.. S2 00. Sp�� two. liavr yonr's , r���,Jrt_. ���-i-��S"- "wmi   rtst'. lhc miti^
tree). Oish  ordera-postpaid.  THE  A.  B.; fc!lOT asA^-     ��rCll, What S the matter
WAROER    CO.,    Sola    Distributors,    Sox. wJth getting Ifie a SCOOter?"
- 11-K. WSARTON.  ONT. --      ,
YV.   N.    U.    I5S*
P��r Sors Fe��t���-Alinartf's Liniment
The- Polish Dor Scouts hr.ve intro-
duf-ed complete prohibit iaij hgainst alcohol and tobacco into tiicir organization.
-A man caa gam more practical ex-
perle nee .from povi rtj in Sen days Jhan
he can from riches in ten years.
Flora! Medal Offered
The Canadian IIovii"itltural Couuril
will award a gold medal aunuallj for
the best new-variety of florists' plant
recorded wills tho council during the
year. This ba.s been made possible
through the generosity of (he Canadian Florisls' and Hardener.-," Association which donates the medal. The
Registration Committee of the council
will judge the entries.
ly iliaf of exalt?tion. Baptism and
tempi ation were parts ot one expeii-
ence. In the one Jesus received His
call to consecration; in thc other He
considered Ihe nature of the call, the
way it must be accomplished, and
the goal to which it would ultimately j _.0TUe
load Him. Tlie same Spirit which j "
had led Hin irom Nazareth to the I
Jordan led Him into ihc wilderness to
meditate in solitude upon the responsibility laid upon Ilim as the Son of
God. Tliere wero no witnesses to
his experience, and thc account must
have been given by Jesus Ilimseli. We
do nofthink of the devil as appearing
lo Jesus in bodily form, although he
has been so often thus depicted by
pools and artists that men's imaginations have heen Influenced thereby.
On the other hand. I)r Ueorge Adam
Smith wisely counsels uV that we
must not allow such nccdlul reminders to weak-m our appreciation .of the
power which Jesus encountered ln
His loneliness. "To Jesus evil was
a force outside cf man. though it had
its'allies within. It was a power
which hungered for the souls of men
and could finally have them lor its
own with the same absolutenes.s as Ife,
the Son "of God and Savior of ihe
world, longed lo make them \EIis."
Wc may think of .Jesus as telling His
experience in the wilderness 10 His
disciples in order to warn them against
similar temptations, or perhaps to
justlly a course of action which they
opposed. I)Y. A. E. Carrie ' makes
the interesting suggestion that no fitter time for this disclosure can be
thought of than just after his disciples*
confession, of his Messiashap and
Peter's rebuke at ills announcement of
���his coming rassion (Mk. S.S2). "Ills
rebuke of Peter surely required explanation and justification. Peter
must bc made to understand that ho
was playing thc part of the tempter.
Uow could Jesus more Impressively
show that Peters thoughts and plans.
In which the other discipies shared,
savored not of God but of men. than
by a confession of his own experience?
He himself had been tempted to take
tho coarse which w?s being'preferred
by His disciples to tho path of divine
appointment, on which he had just expressed his resolve to enter, and had
rejected the course which, they proposed as a submission to. the solicitation of Satan himself."
held  for
tiie   fol-
picions of the potice.
These 3.2SO persons wor
further investigation, and
lowing facts developed: For Hi7 of the
men search warrants havo been out
lime; they were wanted for
theft, burglary, murder or swindling.
In the case of 22 It developed that
they Jku! forced papers Three men
reported dodtl^ weie discovered halo
and hearty. Among these was a 27-
ycar-old shopkeeper whose business
had gone bankrupt, anl who then had
to live off his aged lather. When tho
latter was dismissed from civil service
as part of the economy programme of
the Government the young_man__dis-
appeared and tell word that he had
committed suicide.
Both Were Wrong
Tts.6 battered old wreclcj were silling on a bench on thc common when
one remarked: "I'm a man who ne.'er
look advice from anybody."
"Shake, broth-""!'," said the other.
"I'm a man who followed evcrjbody's
advice."
After Shaving
Rub   (he   face   with    Minard's
""   mixei   with   sweet   oil.     Very
soothing to thc skin. .
__*���*
MONEY ORDERS
Buy your out-of-town fnipptio-. with D��>-
mtnio'i Express Money Orders.
COMPOSED OF  PURE  PARA   RUBBER, HIGHLY POROUS.
RiDES   EASY   AS   A!R.      DOUBLES
MILEAGE OF CASINGS.
Write for particulars.
AERO CUSHION INNER TIRE
AGENCY, LIMITED
359 Margrave St. - - Winnipeg, Man,
- Factory; Winghsm, On*.
B.C. Lumber Mills Are Busy
British Columbia's mills are reaping
the first benefits of a revival In Japanese lumber orders. Recently buying
was resumed and already some 1,500,-
000 feet of largo square's-Live been
purchased. A peculiar feature of thl3
is that the Japanese buyers arjl demanding.fresh cut. large squares. This"
suits thc British Columbia mills be-
���cause the lumber slocks are very low
in this province.
Experiments conducted recently by
thc United States Air Service with regard to the practicability of noiseless
airplanes .have proved eminently successful. .This vr>l\ be an inestimable
boon to aviators.
ZIG-ZAG-
Cigarette Papers
Lnrg* Double Book
120 L<_��v*3�� -
Finest You C����' Buy/
AVOID IMITATIONS
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Minard's Liniment H**is Cuts
THE   NEW   FSEMCH   REMEDY.
THSRAPfONMo.1
THERAPlONm.2
THERAPIONIMo.a
He. 1 for Blttitisr founii. Ka. 2 far Sleel 2
Skin Bi*e��*ii. Xo.3forCl>]rea!cWs&t.rt!��s��eii>.
**_��� o wit iy*_>i*^c.n_v sr-,.f*i'-. in f\..i 4��,t>.T*.
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���r Miil SI. 1 & _r��. TV. _��*nirr ST, F .Tin:.-. . <xO��T
was s*i*M*_x sr -.jtrr. s���� ��i_w��.Cirt.
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emom THE LEDGE),   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, JULY 24,  1924
THE LEDGE
Is '$2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
$2.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the United States $2.50, always in advance,
G. W. A. SMITH
�� Lessee
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-OwnerC)Notlces $25.00
Coal and OU  Notices     7.00
Estray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks     1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12.5��
(Where more than one claim appears ir notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
All other legal advirtising, 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.
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
The robins are in evidence everywhere. They are cheerful birds
and 0have a joyous outlook upon
life in spite of storms and cats and
bereavements. Cats are the worst
enemies the robins have in this
community. They/get an occassional mature bird, and many
young ones that are just learning
to fly.. We deplore the destruction
-of robins,-but we. cannot, banish
cats altogether or the "rats would
multiply.-,-.. -f -'..V -'" -7 V ./ ���"���} Wf
Our Canadian lads are'returning
- from American cities, one"; by one.
f It is not ���'; so.easy" to"- find . work'in
these.cities as it was a .few montlip
: ago.���-.;'Workers =' haye.^more   itncl
- more idle, tinie, but the. cost of liy ���
.ing does -not come down.7 3?he
.young   man   who ��� has. spent   his
money freely during the,.years -of
���.plenty'_ 'no.vv    finds '.  himself   '.in
.-.straightened .circumstances." it ie
harder to get a position   for labor
now than  it-was': a, year  ago but
those who are well established are
.'still.doing very well, f:    '���' .'::���������}
Timber Industry Made
Records in 1923
;. If, we could get; buffalo,leather
iii.sufficient quantities there.would
/be.little, else used for shoes.    In
the   meantime we^ are depending
. upon    South f America    and    the
-.Western ranges.for. bidesVfchat7-.ar.e
; heavy  enough - for harness.     Our.
7. domesti'cf.cattl.e":h'aving.;light. Weight
. hides in comparison with the range
/.stock,    f.And these   light., weight
; hides are cheap, .because there is: no
town deinand.for shoes made from
the leather and the farmers tfaem-
. Bfilves-will-fwear,^very, little -of-- it
- The, chroma tanning ; process   enables, the tanners to do things', with
hides  they, could not fdo  before.
Sheep   skin ..will 7wear   in .men's
-shoes when.tanned by this process
as well as oak- tanned calf..   This
7 tail is working a revolution ;in-.the
-��� leather; goods  trade, and it is . in
. some measure, .responsible for the
law "prices of domestic bides." y
Victoria, July 23rd.���A most
gratifying report of the timber industry is that just released by
Hon. T. D. Pattullo, minister of
lauds. It shows that scaling .returns for 1923 show a total of
2,521,735,000 feet, of which 2.237,-
000,000 feet was iu tho form of
saw-logs. This is an increase of
25 per cent, over the record year
��f 1920, and credit is given the
forest branch for tlio tflicient administration which has resulted in
such encouraging development.
Douglas fir is first, with 1,150,
000,000 feet, cedar second with
575,000,000 feet and hemlock third
with 340,000,000 feet. The income returned to the timber industries amounted to ��86,674,000,
an increase of 45 per cent, over
the previous year.
The water-borne trade rose to
521,707,000 feet, an increase of 91
per cent, over 1922, and more than
ten times the material shipped in
1917. There were 3,000 logging
operations carried on and 352 sawmills engaged in cutting lumber.
Hon. Mr. Pattullo shows that
th<3 revenue received directly from
timber amounted to $3,482,365.
In addition was 8308,041 received
through taxation on Crown granted
timber.
Forest protection work last year
was most effective. The 1530 fires
of 1923. caused a timber loss of
only $74,000,"while the damage to
buildings and equipment was
$617,000. ThiB was only 30 per
cent, of the damage done during
1922.
Thef 'government . has several
parties.infthe field studying .timber
problems, so that the most effective methods may;.'be followed in
the ..'preservation coff the timber
wealth of B.C7 .   V.V V'V
Striking Fish Trophies
. 7/If the public of this ^ province is
determined to7have hb.r&eracing,
the fi'iance department .is.seeibgfto
it that the municipalities ehall reap
a prbfit.for the..large expenditures.
For the first three race-meets held
this summer,' out of .ten "weeks of
racing,'.the sum..'of "$1; 084,335; was
wagered byf the pubiic; On this
surathere is a paiimutuel /tax o.f
five per cent., less two and a half
per "cent, of.the tax for collection.
The tax-amounts to $81,0007so;faland for the full season -is expected
to:,exceed $325,000, all of which is
divided among the municipalities
oh a7per,capita basis.' -���. 7,7. 7; ���-, 7.
H
ere an
ere
Men and  women of., two .score.
years, and some younger, enjoyed
in their youth, many sleigh.rides.in
the'wihtera, warm and comfortable
_   under robes,'���:made, of; the hides of
.   buffalo that roamed;the:.plains in
;.'- thousands in our own   Northwest.
Some   of   these   sleighing   parties
��� '-��� were memorable.    Many: .of them
were   the   beginning   off romance
���'-.x fruitful in happiness that haB.coii;;
ftinuedand grown .brightly daring-
��� the years.. .Bo when the buffalo
' began to fall in numbers and fear
-became,   universal fthat .his ;race
.7 would perish utterly,, public senti-
7 ment demanded that the Dominion.
Government   should   set   aside >a
.. park : for  the  few that   remained
. and grtard them from   the attacks
of ���" wolyesj  and irom". the fdry of
; men with the desire to kill.   The
- buffalo increased in their new home
from, a   few   hundreds to   mshy
. thousands and some .mast be killed
' occasionally to keep the herds
within the limits of que resources.
A year . ago' /a thousand were
slaughtered aud the heads, hides
and flesh pufc tipon the market.
The Beardmore tannery bought all
lhe hides and dressed parte of
tbera fqr. robes and coals, and parts
were laitsned for sole leather, j
A; "party- of 50 Australian ' boys
will be-the guests-of the Exhibition.
at - Toronto from August" 30th' to
September'"3rd.7 They, are public
school-.boys-from al! parts of Australia' and their Visit to Toronto will
be made on. their way-home .from
the.British .Empire.. Exhibition.,   -
"'-: British Columbia is now the third-
manufacturing province, of Canada,
'with.. ,2,613' ��� manufacturing.. establishments,   oyer.. .41,0.00 ..employees,
.invested, capital" amounting ."to nearly 7,$225,GO0,000 7and  'a-.value'"-of
"products of approximately- $260,-
000,000,- according to Government
statistics.    - ^:-y.    '��"..-'��� ..-���'.-.;:���   ���.���'���;
7:New.Brunswick in 1923 produced
more boal :than at-any, other..time
in her history.   The output for- tha"
year. exceeded .-that - of 1922 ".by more
than 12i000.ftons.and amounted to
251,091! long-tons.. /It, is ^estimated"
that this ".industry-- creates a 'value-
of .over  ��1,100,000   annually/most
of. which sobs out in.-supplies, and'
wages,   for .. the "-benefit' . of - the'
province.  '- ������-WV'"-W--WV    y
.--What will. probably"be the."last-
big round-up. of horses in the West
will take place shortly "in the range
country, south-east, of = '.Calgary;,- A1-'
berta, ,for' the . purpose' of- clearing
the range'. of; "stray horses.' -. The"
horses will be gathered in. one cen-
-.tral    corral,    where"'  ovhierg"' may.
claim - their  animals.    It  is'^ anticipated:.-that;. about   10,000   animal's'
will  be- secured..'.-The. Department
ol, Agriculture - is  supervising  the'
��� Arrangements'."'  >��� W'-W V"-'-.:^. <'.'
Above, Replica of Small mouth bass {or
competition at French River. Left, The Nipigon trophy. Right, Stusky for Lake of the Woods.
These three handsome trophies of unusual and striking design have been offered by the Canadian Pacific Railway
for annual competition between guests at each of its three Ontario Bungalow Camps and will be awardeckto
angler catching largest fish of specified variety in each case.' V _
The trophies have been prepared from exact moulds made of exceptional specimens of fish and, with white
metal as a base underneath a dull silver, finish, faithful and lifelike facsimiles have resulted. They are displayed to
advantage on a black oak panel. ,..-,, -, V
For French River Bungalow Cstmp a 6^ pound small vnouth bass has been reproduced; while the trophy for
the Camp at Nipigon is a replica of a 6^ pound speckled trout. A feature of the Devil's Gap Camp (Lake of the
Woods) trophy is. the realistic and fierce expression of the head of a large muscalunge, with its bristhn'g array5 of
��� It is expected that these trophies will create wide-spread interest and keen rivalry among anglers from all over
the continent.
=2=
"Perhaps   the   most  noteworthy
fact we discovered was the. vastly
improved psychology of the people
of ' the west to- .that which existed
a "year 'ago, V commented   E.   W.
Beatty,' President. of the  Canadian^
���Pacific"Railway,,'on his return from'
,a : recent'- inspection   of-'- the   Corn-
-pany's; property..;-'-'.'The$ are.:fulf of''
hope and confidence and realize/as -
the��� cast ��� should'realize,- tha 't'ref.ieii-7
. dous belief it ;-to"7 the' whole fof "' Car.-"
ada. 'of ���; a, second .'consecutive'".large
harvtst.",."..   '-'������. "'- "-." '-��� x.   ���
"/.- The number .of big: inchis trial -.undertakings projected/for iirf'.riedi'ate.'
.const'ructifin  on   the 'cofast-'uf "Bri't--"
ish Columbia.provides a s'trixirig'-iri-'
dicatjon - of   how.  that", province - is"
"going  ahead.    A' $400,009.-logging"
, railway 7up" tlie Shehalis River" Val-7
ley, "a.;?l,QOO,000 jnill..plant at Che- ���
ma'imus, n $200,000 amusement" centre"'at'Victoria and a' $200,000 saw-.",
.mill.'at'Port Coquitlam, with''about'
:$10,000,000 -i.n' power plants 'in  the
Seave. ��� Lake' TJisti'ict.are.-some' of
f the niore' important and "a-'-host; of
smaller prbjeets are. also, under way. -
.[���   Practically, all .Canada's"produc-.
.tion"   of ;news'pi-int 'for' .export -in ���--.
March, was .absorbed by 'the'- United ���
-State's.';-   ' Of ���'"March."    shipments
���amounting-  to- .-127,583 - - tons- -valued ���-'���
at. $9,750,530, the. United "States re-"
ceived   125,848- tons,   valued" at 9,-
517,823.^  .The  only . other-Canadian :
exports'of newsprint of importance
were. 599 tons to South Africa and -
1,03,7 tons  to New-Zealand." ; It is���
expected that April'shipments .'will '
show   an   even   greater   proportion
of. - consignment's -'. .to'    the'-- ,United'
States.-' ���--   -"'        -,.. '.' - .""������" "-
The concentration-fca-mp for emir,
grants' to".-Canada;'and  the. United
States maintained by .the :��� Canadian
Pacific. Railway, and .other-, steam-,
ship-companies, .is located at South--
amp'ton,-England.-. If has' an aver--
age.-daily attendance of'600 and, on'
same;'"days,-, the", number.- isV'about
l',O00.   .'Comfortable f quarters, and
meals f at - rftoderate.'ebst' are prdvid-'
ed arid  features - off.the  camp . RTe-
the'special dining-room for/Jewish
passengers,. ,;the" private:,   shower ���
baths/   with    towels.' and ..bathing."
gc*��yns -supplied -.and.--the; individual
: room's, "which are .also available. .   X-.
.Unstinted praise'::from''proniihcnt
.citizens'and the press of"Alberta is.
given the Canadian Pacific Railway,
m connection with the Company's
recently announced branch line construction program,'.-��� affecting the-
^u4heP P^'on, of the ' province'.
UK. ilitchell, membe'T of the Pro-
vmcial Legislature-for Bow Valley,"
aescrijjes the announcement as tv,-e
most- important, made "in '' manv,
years,"-   .-:,.-. ���-���.=::-,.     X\- :���-
7- Ledge ads bridg results.
WifeWIf the human body is renewed every-seven years, -1 * can|t
be f the fsarrie   woraeti   that . vou'
married.':  .-.-V'������"-"'W ._; ''X--X-
X jiub^I'ive been suspecting that
for some timej        7   ;V.        :
' Send .Your " ".-'.-
teQOT^ and  SHOES:
"'- V.       To      V        ':.-'"'-
GEO. ARMSQN, Grand Forks,
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work.and material', 'guaranteed.:'- We
pay postage one way.f  Terms Cash.
DR. H. E. GRIFFIN ;
W -:-,DEKTJST'7^7f?'7f.
Has opened an office abo-ye.Chas.
,;:���":' X     King's office.}; X ���;'���'���' .
"-..-'.   Open 9.30 a.m. ta 5 .p.m. ".'"7
Summer
Excursion fare
To Eastern Destinations
ON SALE DAILY MAY 22 TO SEPT. iSr^-RETURN
���LIMIT OCTOBER 31     7  7
-Winnipeg ;.-..'...,.,.
.... .;.7$:72.oo         ���-. Fort William .V..... $86.30".
.'Toronto,.............
..;.7...f 113.7S "   " -.., .Niagara Falls  ....'...'...".!>...120.62
: Hamilton.....,...;.
.;...'_���/.. 113.75   -        /Ottawa ......;.���7........-.:.'.'.. 127.95-
London..;...:.......'.
..'..i.'... 113^75        - ���" Montreal ;..?��.....'.."132,757.
Quebec	
....'.'.'.,t 141.86   -' '���:'    Moncton ..:......,;.......,.."��� 147.90
. >St; John. ���..';..:.;.-."..'-.
..;...-..-. 147.90  -. ,', Halifax';."'.""...;-..1...-;'.,'.-.-:..,... 153.45.-.
-st.-Paui.;:..-....:...
'.;..'-..'.���-��� -72.00"-' .-��� [z:y "Chicago ."..-���....-...-.-.���.-."......:. .-86,00 '
;. Minneapolis'..;....
.'.......'.'772.00  "        . New-York..',\....."...'..���.';..fi'47.'4o"
Duluth	
..........f 72.00   - 7 ��� Bpstoh ...........-..y.....:.'' 133.50
v7;many
ADDiTIONAL   DESTINATIONS
w:f-Ask-vfor-
Rates Froin and to Any Point,
X'""}  -; .Route, via .Port, Xfthur  for. via  Sob Ttine,  .through
Winnipeg orPbrtal, thence via Chicago or Sault  Ste. Marie
, via GreatXakes; or via Caliifornia,at additional" fare; prfgood ;
to go via one of the abovercjites, return another.    --'-'-"'-
See Local Agent or. Write for Details - "'."
J. S. GARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson
I  SEMI-READY
Tailored Clothes
Special Display of
New  Patterns
Styles
The Seasons Latest
For Men
 at������'���
T.    THOMAS
Tailor and Cleaner
Greenwood, B. C.
;$ UF ���
MENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of age,
and by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subjects, condi- ���
tional upon residence, occupation,
an'd improvement for agricultural
Purposes.    .
Full Information concerning i-egu-
:ations regarding pre-emptions la
given in. Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
rvhich..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 *
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is not. timber-
land, I.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per aero west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range. ��� .      :
Applications for pre-emptions ara
fo be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording IM'-
vision, in whicli the land applied for
is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be ob-
snined from tlio Land Commissioner.
Prcremptions must be occupied for
five years and improvements made
to value of ��10 per-aero, including
clearing and cultivating at least live '
acres, before a Crown Grant can bo
received. .-
-��� For moro detailed information see
the. - Bulletin . "How to- Pre-empt
Land." . ' -
.    PURCHASE
Applications aro received for purchase - of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being limberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of-first-o'ass (arable) landis $5
^per aero, and socond-clasa  (grazing)
land $2.50 per acre.   -Further"-Information, regarding purchase  or lease'
of- Crown, lands-is given in Bulletin   ���
��� No. 10,  Land Serle.'.,' "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."    '       7.7
."Mil!; factory, or ."industrial sites fori" '
limber .land,-not exceeding'40 acres,-.-'
���may be purchased or leased, the-con-"
dltioiis ' including -payment .. of ���
stumpage... ,; -;  ' .",   ,"..; " --.'   _W. 7 ���" -
. HOMESITE   LEASES1 -   " 'XX:
--tJnsurvc'yed-areas,;-not exoeedlng 20..-""
"..n'cres,' may- be  leased . as   homes!tes,~
conditional-. upon   a. 'dwellings:tiolng. '
erected in - the first "year,: title - being   .
obtainable,;aftor'���.residence- and "im"-."
provement""conditions" are-  .fulfilled
...and land,, has, been "surveyed.      '"-'-
���-_���}: ���''-.. X. leases   .���'"::��� i'.xy_.X~X
For. grazing-.and.' industrial    pur-',
poses .areas jt'ot- exceeding 640 ^crei. -
may.- bejleaood". by- on* ' perison" or a'"'"
company.   , ���,     -,' .   :'     .    '.    -. '<-.
. ��� W      GRAZING 'X-.   ;].- }-:'
...  Under ".the Grazing'-Act'th�� Prov-.-"-
ince is 'divided Into grazing.-districts
arid the-range administered under', n.' "
Grazing 7-   Commissioner..   : Annual" '
grazing 'permits are- issued "based' on ' :
numbers" ranged, priority being'given ..
to .established "owners. Stoclt-owriersr.
ni ay. form   associations; ' for   .range
management'   Free, or' partially, free, f -
-"permits/aro.-avallabl*   for   ' settlers,   ;
campers   and -travellers,-'' up-' to   tea
V head.    ' '-. ....--
The Mineral Province of Western CSiiada v
-������'.'. ���'"-.- ���"'""���"        '  "        "    .       -"-"..''-.'-,"-���:���--.-'"��� '     *^    .     '  "
TO END OF DECEMBER, 1923 V
produced   Minerais as . fqllow-s: /Placer -Qold,:  .S7Gj962,203; . Lodef
7 7. '    VQold, 8ilS,352)655; Silver, $83,532,655;'Lead 858,132,061;;Copper,-8179,046,508;'/. 7 ".-;..
'������ ���)���}���.   ., Zinc,. $27,90^756i; Miscellaneous  Minerals,  81,408,257; Coalfand Coke,'.425.6,r
.:./    968,113; Bailding Stone, Brick; Ceraen.t,>et.c;, $39,415,234, niaking^its Mineral7 7 ,-x'
..Frodncfeion to.the'e'nd of-1923 sbow an   .._> ;7,   7.   ..'.....  f -"   . "v.-
yVyyy'$&^^
pTOductiori^riheY
The   Mining   Laws o�� tbie Province  are more liberal, and tbe fees Ibwer,
f shan. those of any o*herf Province in,-the Dominion, or any Colony, in the  British'-
-  - -: - ,"Btnpire7--7:f--./V'/7:V'V7';', ���:X";'''-"y'["X[xX:XXx;'xyXyXX:"''   ,X     :"-.'���-  V~
,/rf ,f 7 ,/, ��� ,ff ffinarsllocattoneare granted to discoverera% nominarfees,..
W.V '���':'  Absolute  Titles are  obtained   by developing such properties,'the seenrity
of which is guaranteed by Crown Grants.
Phil information, together with Mining Reports, and
gratis by addressing��� . " _
i,.may be obtained
THE HON. TiJJE MINISTER OF
'     VICTORIA, British Columbia.
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