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The Oldest Mining Camp Newspaper In British Columbia
Vol.   XXXI
GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1925.
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Just arrived s
McClary's Graniteware
Double Boilers, Stew Pots, Pots, Roasters, &c.
An assortment of Bonnie Blue Ware
Galvanized Tubs, Boilers and Pails
Copper Boilers and Copper Bottom Boilers'
Great West Saddlery Co.'s trunks, valises and hand bags
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T. M. GULLEY & CO.
Fresh
Salmon and Halibut
Every Thursday
x x. Try Our
Sausages
You Will Like Them
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For, Quality and Value Order From
Phone 46
GREENWOOD  GROCERY
No. 30
AROUND HOME
/
_   For Anything in the
Drug  or  Stationery   Line
Call or mail your orders to
GOODEVE'S DRUG STORE
Kodaks,   Films,   Albums.    Victrolas,   Records,   Etc.
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
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Fresh Salmon and Halibut
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f Every Thursday Afternoon
Smoked Fish pf all kinds in stock
The Greenwood Cafe
will be known hereafter as the 7   .
MAH JONGG CAFE   ;
Meal Hours ,
7 to 10 a.m.;   12 to 2 p.m.;
5 to 7 p. in.
Mrs..Ellen Trounson, Prop.
Carr's Sho\^
:y Fresh. Pofk Sausage Every Tuesday M^
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The busiest Show of its kind
'that ever came to your town
SCHOOL  HOUSE
Anaconda
Friday, Feb. 20th, 8.15 pirn.
Clown Acts, Wire Walking,
Tumbling and trapeze,
Magic Tricks,? Flying Rings,
f Jokes and Sketches
7and many other acts   -;".;
Dr. C. M. Kingston, of Grand
Forks, was a visitor in town on
Monday.
Regular meeting of the K. of.P.
Lodge will be held next Wednes-
day,_Feb. 25th.
A. meeting is called for tonight
(Thursday) to arrange" for a
Carnival in the near future.
E. F. Keir left'on* Sunday for
Revelstoke where he will attend
the United, Farmers convention.
Service in St. Jude's Church on
Sunday, Feb.s22nd  at 7.30 p.m.
Arthur Walters left for Anyox
on Tuesday morning after a
couple of weeks visit at his home
here. .-.���   7
[ Mr/ and Mrs. G. S. Walters
spent the week-end in Carmi the
guests of 'Mr. and Mrs. T. 'W.Clarke.
H. E. Andreas returned on
Sunday from Kelowna aud has
resumed his duties in the Bank of
Commerce.
Kettle Valley, Rock Creek and
Midway residents were well represented at the hockey match on
Monday night.
The Banff orchestra will play
at Riverside ,-Hall, Rock Creek,
on Feb. 26th. Admission $1.00,
supper included; .."'  V . x-
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Clarke, of
Carmi, were the guest of NIr. and
rMrs. G. S. Walters during the
first of the week. *
W. O'Donnell, O. Wheeler and
W. J. Hatton were in town on
Wednesday, having motored in
from Rock Creek.
Mrs. James Drum returned to
Beaverdell on Tuesday after
being the guest of friends in
town for a few weeks.
. .A.,'Galipeau, W, C. * Wilson
and Mr. TDiamond motored over
from Grand Forks via Eholt to
take in Monday's hockey game.
G. B. MacDonald, of the staff
of the Bank of Commerce, left for
Cranbrook, on Tuesday, where he
will spend a three weeks vacation.
Midway Warbles
(By the Warbler)
Someone eaid Shorty Green had
���''hay fever." Lue Salter Baid its
"house-maids knee."
George and ��� Ed. Thompson left
for Beaverdell last week with a
couple ot teams to haul logs for the
Beaverdell aawmill. ��
F. Wallaoh came in from Kam-
loopB last week where he ��� bad been
employed all winter. He is visiting with friends in Midway.
_. Clinton Atwood of Grand Forks,
was a week-end visitor to town.
He was offioiating as referee in fc&e
hockey gameB at Greenwood.
A considerable number of hockey
fans went to Greenwood on Saturday and Monday evening to take
in the hockey games and dance!
Someone said the ^ Doukhobors
were negotiating for the purchase
of part of the Midway flats for a
strawberry ranch. Why not include bananas and oranges.
Miss McGregor, of the Womens
Missionary Society, will give an
address in the Presbyterian
Church on Sanday, Feb. 22nd at
11 a.m. Everyone cordially invited;
Dividends Paid by B. C.
Mines Last Year
The following shows the dividend distributions of public mining companies for the year 1924:
Rate Amount
Premier G..M. Co. - 34. p.c. $1,700,000
Consolidated M. &S. 6 p.c. 632,022
Silversmith M. Co. - 30 p,c. 225,000
Howe Sound Co. - 10 p.c. 198,416
Crow's Nest Pass C. C.  3 p.c.        .186,380
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Cleaning
Pressing
Repairing:
Hats   Gleaned   and   Blocked
Out of town trade solicited
��� -' V Don't fail to see
Carr and Daughter7perfdrm
W  on the trapeze 7
.   Be oni time and see ..      .   7
Miss Carr walk the wire from
Ford car to top of school
Admission 50c.; and J25c.
V-7;-FORfSALE-' '.;-.���"���;���'
Two ,4 . sectional  book   cases, complete - with", tops; and   bottoms.   Crated
ready for shipment." .Apply-at   . *
}' _��� ffV T.-M. QuuJjy's Store.
PRESBYTEFtlAN   CHURCH
Minister in charge
; Rev. W. R, Walkinshaw. B. A".\ ;
,.-,-      . .' Greenwood
7    Sunday, February 22n.l 7   7
,.77'Mldway 11 a-.m. ��� f
X[ Greenwood 7;30 o.m.. .
Miss Hilda Smith left for her
home in West Grand Porks this
afternoon after a six weeks visit
with   Mr."- and, ��� Mrs'.  G.  W.. A.
Smith. -7 Wf 'XXy   '��� VW".W
. J.-H. Johnson, deputy inspector
of the Liquor Control Board and
Constable ,G.: F.;vKillatu, '-.of
GrarMf Porks were in town, on
Wednesday. ).'y_ xX-   'iWWW���
.- On Sunday James Kerr slipped
on an. icy step-in front of his
residence iand sustained painful
injuries which7 has laid him up
for a,few days.-f        [���"}'- * -' ���'���'���:
V'Eric Atwooid, of ^Grafnd Forks,
was in town for ff the hockey,
matches on f Saturday and .Monday, beiner.the. guest of Mr.7 and
Mrs. E. P. Keir;
'_��� The Presbyterian Ladies Aid.
Qleared;$81.on Saturday afternoon
and evening* at their Sale of Work
and supper which w.as held in the.
Auxiliary Rpcsms.
Total dividends $2,941,818
'Several private companies also
paid dividends. The Sally, operated by a Penticton syndicate at
Beaverdell, paid 100 per cent.,
while the Bell, also at Beaverdell,
paid about 50 per cent,, the owners
being Messrs. Mcintosh & Crane.
These were two pf tho outstanding
email" mines. ^
-^-Western Canada Mining News.
A Veteran Visits Us
Take time next Sunday to hear
Miss McGregor, honoured field
secretary of thev.W. M. S., tell
the story of the work among the
women of Western Canada. Miss
McGregor speaks with knowledge
gleaned in her jdurrieyings to
and. fro in the. Prairie .Provinces
and B.'C.W" 7 .* 7 f.-_ ' ;   .7
���Make it a family day at Church
on.Sunday..: All com'e.7 7 -*-
- Midwayll a.in. 7
= f Greenwood 7^30 p.m.       7      .-
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INDEPENDENT  MEAT MARKET
We carry only the best stock procurable in
Beef,  Veal, Pork,   Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc.
-A trial will convince you
JOHN MEYER
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-'���MAIL CONTRACT
SEAI.ED TENDERS,,addressed Jo tiie Postmaster General, wlli be received, at Ottawa
untilnoou, on Friday", the 27t'b T^a.rcb; 192S, for
the conveyaace of;His Majesty's Mails, on a
proposed Contract for" foar years, twelve (12)
times per, week each Way, i>stw��ea Greenwood
and Railway Statieii'[C.P.) from the 1st July
next.
' Printednolices- cuntaiuipu further information as to conditions b�� proposed Contract may
be seen and blank foriiis of Tender may be
obtained at the.Post OiEce of Creenwood, B.C���
and at the office of the District Superintendent-,
of Postal-Service.
District" Superintcsdent's Office, Vancouver,
B. C, 13th February, 1HS.    -
- .     .' " J. P. M.XJRRAT,--.':-.
District Supermtcndeut.
The^es:35ing'. George's defeated
Trail at.Vernon in the firstgame
by a.score of 3;to ,2,for the intermediate championship pf B. C.
The final game will be played on
Friday night,    7 ""'
"- While- chopping wood on Monday at Rock Creek, JohuTWarring-
toh gave his hand a severe cut
almost- severing: his.fthumf. He
will be ia the Greenwood District
Hospital for a few days.
R. Gt Keys, Judge of the Court
of Revision and Appeal; 'assisted
by S...T. Larsen, Assesor, held a
Court of Revision at tbi Gov't
Office onf }Wednesday. There
were very few "objections.
Albert Haile, who had both;
legs 1/roken in the train accident
near Beaverdell last fall, and who
has-been in .the Greenwood. District JEIospital ever since, left this
morning for his home in Nanaimo./
-:Mrs..-W.f K.;Agnew left for
Portland,.;- Ore., on Wednesday
morning. after visiting her'daugh-
ter, '.Mrs. -A. V Legault,. several
months, f Mrs. ..Legault acebm-
painied her as far--.as'Seattle.where
she-will .visit her sister.:.*���
7.1?. E. Cranewas in town during
the week-end.7.and returned tp
Beaverdell. on Sunday morning
abcoiupanied by' Mrs. Crane who
will make her home at the Bell
mine. WaltonCrarie willfremain
in.town to attend school and. is
living with Mr... and Mrsf A.;J..
Morrison. 7
The Ledge for Job Printing
C. D, Pearson was in town
from Saturday until Tuesday
afternoon . coming over from
Grand Forks as ihe Boundary
representative ofthe B.C.A.H.A.
at the hockey games on Satur-
] day and Mondays.
Jim Turner (Missouri), is; a
patient: at-the Green wood District
Hospital, receiving treatment for
an infectedffiager. Some.time ago
Jim extracted a. tamarac sliver
from the small finger of. his left
hand . and shortly . afterwards
infection .set in: and when he
arrived in .towia on Monday the
fioger;was in a very, serious condition. Dr. Francis expects .to
save the finger as there was a
possibilty of having1 to 'amputate
to stop, the blood, poisoning-   .",.'* 7
The THpckey Club dance, on
Monday night was.very largely,
attended , and much enjoyed.
Fisher's 4.piece orchestra, supplied
the music. It was the first time
this orchestra has played in
Greenwood and although a new
orchestra they are deservedly fast
gaining a fine reputation; Thby
keep.perfect time and are liberal,
with encores. The young ladies
about town attended to the re-,
freshments and a most pleasing
feature was the artistic way the
banquet hall was decorated with
green and . white - streamers,
Greenwood's -colors, 7 entwined
with ������- orange attd black Trail's
colors. Altogether the d&sce
waa a great success. 7   f '
Two Good Hockey Games
The biggest crowd  that   has
been at the-local rink since prewar days witnessed the first game
on Saturday night in the playoffs for the Coy  cup emblematic
of the B. C. amateur intermediate
hockey championship when Trail
and Greenwood clashed sticks in
a whirlwind game.    The   score
of six to nil  in favor of Trail is
no   indication   of-., the   play   as
Greenwood had every bit as much
of the game" as did the visitors.
Their goal-keeper is ��� a wonder
and   also   the   fact   that   Trail
played   three   extra   substitutes
while   Greenwood   played   none
had a great deal to do with the
score.    Trail's Mystery Man* did
effective work as did Patton, Ross
and Denidoff on the forward line
while the   defense   worked well
together.
The second game on Monday
night was a'different story and
the Trail team had all they could
do to keep down the lead.    For a
long time it looked as though the
local boys were going to turn the
scales, but again  the marvellous
g^al-keeping   of    Marshall   and
the changing of players did the
trick   for  Trail. / In   the   first
period Trail got one goal after
8 minutes of whirlwind hockey
and in tbe second Greenwood got ^
a goal in five minutes scored by
Morrison on a beautiful pass from
Crowley.    Trail  was unable   to
score in this period.    In the third
period    Greenwood    received   a
tremendous    ovation    from   the   ,
enthusiastic spectators   and   our
boys   stepped on the ice determined to run up a score.   Royce
in goal  proved  himself  a   goal
keeper of no mean repute, while
Taylor and Clerf on defense were
playing the game of their lives.
The wonderful staying powers, of
Hallett,  Morrison   and  Crowley
on the forward line brought forth
admiration  of  even   the   Trail
players.    Their meteoric rushes,
and brimmed to the overflow with
a    determination,     they    raced
'through'  the'' Trail" team"" with
dazzling    speed.   '   For- thrills,
speed,  combination and exciting V
moments it was the choice game
of any ever seen here.   Green- .'.;
wood made a wonderful offensive
drive, but.couldn't score.   Twelve ..
shots were lashed against Trail's 7
goal. keeper  and   for   fully ten V
minutes at a stretch the locals
hemmed   the   visitors -in.     Our
boys   had   ''got on"- to Trail's ,
style of playing.    Suddenly TrailV
put on two substitutes and the
change of players  disorganized -
the locals for a  time and Trail
scored the only goal made in.this;
period.. -Not downhearted Green-
wood'tbbljfthe"aggressive   and
continued-their rushes and back-  .
checkingytill time was ca_lled,,but ?
.they-could a'oLeven ���'���the.- scoref al-' -
thoitghf they had three quarters ...
of  the   play.. ,-The _ game itself:
wasf.f clean Vao.d-'* very- capably .
handled 7 by.-   Referee-   Clinton ".
Atwood, - of Grand Forks." .        :������' 7  .
V The Trail7;team, left on. Tues-"   -
day  morning, for Vernon.tbplay-7
the Ex-King "George hockey leam ���;-*._
of Vancouver,;--''for the iutermed-f'   .
iate CHampiottship of B;C. .
Line-up fon. Saturday:.
Trail ,'-'"������'���.-   ".Position  ' ""Greenwood.-.
... f . y-    ��� -' Goal
M. Marshall..................... :H. Royce...
Defence  . . .--."   .
....... ;,..R. C. Taylor    ,
...;-.-'.-. .'.���V.-.V-G.-Cle'rf - ���'
..*-*.     "  '       .   Center-f.1 :    -   *-    ''.'.,'"-'
G.' Patton ..-.  . ..N. E.Moirrisoit *
Forwards .   ." ~:Z-y- " 7
S. Matovich'.-.-....:��..-:...:.-.*T..Crowley ;���':'
A. Denidoff-.. ���:..'..'.-....".: J. Hallett ���"-;.
WV W.f f-Substitutes.--       --���-.'  >'-. ,
S'. Gavrilic.'-. .-'.*..... .:' '.. A. N�� Mowat...
W.-Ross...���_.. :"���"���-_��� ���'*���',��� ���"���,��� ���"��� -J. Anderson ...f
A. Lauriente". .7._. [.'X. [���...'...-..... -'-.'��� '���' ��� i
There was a chaage in:tiie'fliae."up on
Monday evening,  Patton. .of TraiJ oiily.' .
plaje'd a few ruinules' during * the third ���-," -
period,   white jVKerr.- substituted . for- .���
Mowat ou' the Greenwood team. _   '
Di Pascjuale���:
F.Kavicff;.
f * y'-.yy;';    f' CUPlilig ;' '
'-. The. finals for .the -Ross.'cup
with reversed players.was won onf
Wednesday-night, by fWaimsley'sf
rink with Price asskip. /Walters
(Shannon- skip) beat -Morrison,"
(Hatnbly skip). In the final
VYalmsley (Price skip) beat Walters (Shannon skip.) '
The points com petition;will be .
held on Friday evening and fa:
large entry is expected. 7..I_.adies.
cprdially invited. Refreshments .
will be served to .player* "and
friends. ' "
Dog taxes are now due. THE   LEDGE,   GEEliKWOOD,   Bv (\
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ENTORS
Before disclosing your Invention to anyone, send for Free "RECORD OF
t INVENTION.      New leaflet "PATENTS���A   Road to  Foi tune"; also fre��
on request.      Prompt, personal service.      Write TODAY.
W. IRWIN HASKETT, Hope Bldg., "Next door to the
16 Elgin St., Ottawa, Ont. Canadian Patent Office"
Has Gone After Wild Oxen
Canada Is
ing British
Stayi
in
Percentage     of     Bntish     Stock
Dominion Remains Dominant
Those good peoplo iu England and
Elsewhere who have been wailing over
un imaginary belief that Canada was
becoming deBritonizc-d should study
the first complete volume of the last
Canadian census, just published. The
proportions of the population of Canada���British, French and other origins���as altered by the census reports
of 1S81, 1911, and. _1'J2L, aro given as
follows:
1SS1���British, 59; French, SI; Indian. 2.5; other races,'8.5. f911���
British, 54; French, 2SVa. Indian,
1.5; other races, 1G. 1921���British,
55.5; French, 27.9; Indian, 1.25:
other races, 15.43.
Thus in spite of all the immigration
from foreign countries during thc past
forty years the percentage of British
stock remains dominant. Tho percentage of French stock has slightly
declined, while the people of foreign
origin���-and those include a .large
American immigration���have but
grown from S.S to 15.43 per cent.���Ottawa Journal.
British Settlers For the U.S.
To Perpstuate British Racial Control
On This Continent
Tho United States is making . a
shrewd bid for ihe pick of the people
who migrate to this continent. Be-
iorc many years the stream if immigration into thc United States will be
so .regulated that three" ouh of every
-five new citizens will be British. Since
the American people wakened up to.
(he problem, thcy have set about in
enrnesi to chock _ thc flow ot immi-
"grains from countries whose people
do not readily assimilate wiih rite
American people ' of British origin.
They .Ve determined ' to perpetuate
British racial control in the I'nited
States.���Ottawa Citizen.
Woman Receives Unusual Visit
and
Presented   With   New   Handbag
Gloves by Elephant
An'elephant made a personal visit
of penance to a Tottenham woman tlie
other day and presented her with a
handbag and a pair of gloves. The
animal mado a special journey to Ihe
woman's house with its owner, Mr.
Tyrwhitt-Drake, the Mayor' of Maidstone, England.
It is a member of accompany that
recently appeared ai a circus at the
Agricultural Hall, Islington. In a
frisky mood one day the elephant
seized a bag carried by .a woman in
the audience. The mayor decided
ihat the defaulter" should perform
some kind of penance, so. he arranged for it to call personally and hand
over a now bag, with a pair of gloves
as a special souvenir.
Big Game Hunter Going Into Wilds of
Indo-China
In quest of rare species of wild oxen-,
believed to be historic ancestors of
the docile cow of today, Harold A.
White, big game hunter of New York,
has sailed for ihe wilds of French
Indo-China.
"Wild oxen roamed Europe and
Asia tons of thousands of years ago,
before the dawn of civilization,"
said White. "The herds gradually
-disappeared, until tho original stocks
are now hidden in the thickets of
Indo-China. There are two species
���ihore, ihe ���sohtding' and the 'banting,'
both bovini.-s, but with different, horn
structure.
"Wiih native helpers I will attempt
to capture pairs of male and female
and calves of each species for tho oasl-
vrn zoos, for at present none of these
animals are in captivity. The wild
oxen, according to the best information I can obtain, are now found in
the State of l.oas, as yet little explored and a paradise for other big game.
The land is inhabited by a half-savage
people known as Mois, from whom
historians think arose the Moros of
tho .Philippine. Islands.
"A white tiggr, leopards, rhinos and
other large animals also roam the jungles of Indo-China."
DISTEMPER, XzJfrXX X
HQ&M^\JWyW'?3:
Don't tako chance* of your horses or males
Icing- laid up with Distemper, Influenza,
l*ink Kye, Laryngitis MeaveH, Coughs or
Colds. -��Ivo "STOIIK'S" to both the nick
and the well onen. Thc Htundurd remedy
for 30 years. Give "Sl'OIIX'S" Tor Dob IMs-
iomixir. Sold In two sines at drugr stores.
SrOKX MEDICAL CO. GOSHEN, INI>
Prince May Change Residence
Likely to Make Marlborough House
His Home in Future
.11 is understood in .London that tho
.Prince of Wales will sa^j* goodbye to
his bachelor apartments in St. James'
Palace for good when he sails for
South Africa early in the summer.
AVhen lie returns about September, he
will make-his home at .Marlborough
House, the Queen Mother's palace,
which she is never likely to live in
again. -Feeble health prevented her
from making her intended *\isit to
London last fall to collect'her dearest
treasures and take them back with
her to. her Norfolk home, but a good
many have already been transferred to
Sandrinuham. The gold and silver
ornaments in one room alone art-, said
to be worth ?5,000.000,
"Cures" For War
Closing its seven-day meeting at
Washington, during which there were
heard more than a score of speakers,
including President Coolldge, ,the national conference on the cause and
cure of war adopted a list of "cures"
���which' included- the outlawry or war,
.adherence of the United Slates to the
world court and a modified proposal
regarding the League'of Nations and
the GeJieva protocol . twenty-nine
causes of which were catalogued.
And the way ol lho wise prophet i_*
to say, "I toid'you so," after the event
has occurred.   ,
Building New  Dirigible
U.S. Government Plans Tfiree-day Air
Run. Detroit to London
A new type of rigid metal dirigible
is to be-made for.the United States
Government at rat-automobile plant in
Dearborn, -Mich., according to an announcement irom-the aircraft developing corporation. _���
Officials of ibis corporation said that
tbis.i__ the initial move in a plan to
establish a Ihree-day passenger service between Detroit and London; England.
--The liivlal-fchip-will���have a "'skin"
of special duralunim plates, wliich, although only eight one-thousandth's of
an inch thick, will be six limes stronger than the present fabric covering of
dirigibles. It will bn both fireproof
ancl weatherproof. 1) is claimed lhe
ship will be durable and permanent in
structure beyond anything heretofore
attempted, 'it will bo Ji.O ,feet long
:uul 03 feet in diameter.
Wonderful Coronation Rug
Represents Portraits, of 160 of Persia's
Great Kings
A truly unique piece of Oriental
work is Persia's wonderful "Coronation" Rug. It embraces a pictorial
record of Persia's rulers from times
antedating the Christian Era t.o the
time of tho World War. During the
last year it reposed iu a storeroom in.
New York. Work upon the rug was
started iu .1906 and went on until it
was completed. With remarkable
-fidelity to features and absolute verity
to costume of the time of each individual depicted, this rug represents the*
portrait of 'lGO of Persia's great kings,
or shahs, and is otherwise highl'y
decorated. There are 1,000 knots to
each square inch, op about 25,800,000
knots tied to the linen warp threads
to produce the wool nap that forms
the velvety body and creates the por-
trail and decorative features.
May Again Use Windpower
Making Bid For Former Prestige
Through German  Invention
Wind power has always been rather
effective in both national and international politics, bul Industrially it
suffered a decline with the advent of
���! steam. Now, with fuel and labor
costs at high levels, it is making a
surprising bid for its old prestage.
'J'he experience of Dr. Flettner with
the combination of wind and auxiliary
engine power have been apparently so
successful ihat the only serious defect
suggested by the critics of the ship
which he built in Germany is that the
huge masts may prove far from seaworthy.
Now comes another German inventor���a retired major, who has been a
student of aerodynamics for more than
twenty'years���with a fourteen horsepower aero-dynamo, which, mounted
on a thirty-foot concrete mast, , can
.supply enough electricity to meet the
needs of a good-sized farm. The de-
viceNitself is described .as a hood-like
structure from which protrude four
wings mounted on ball-bearings. Ingenious wind brakes have been devised which -check-the. speed in a high
wind; .        :
The "aero-dynamo" has already
shown sufficient merit-to win for it a
series of exhaustive tests by the British ministry of agriculture, whicli are
now in progress. , It would be strange,
Indeed, if, after more than 100 years,
the wind,' which furnished most of the
mechanical motive power prior to the
nineteenth century, should gain a new
effectiveness in the twentieth.
It Locked Suspicious
Man
At .Checking Counter Dubious
About Owner o'f Boots
The woman went with Biff Cousin
to'Van Cortlandl Park to skate recently. He's a big'miin with proportionately large feel. After the
day's fmi the woman, who had stopped skating "a short time before her
companion,' volunteered to got his
street shoes for .him al. the checking
counter whilo he took, off Ids skating
slioes.
The man at the counter took the
biass check, and afler a short search
came back' with Big Cousin's shoos.
They certainly did look immense!
"These your's lady?" r he asked.
"Yes," said tho.,woman without explanation. He looked at the shoes;
he glanced hack at her.
"Lady." ho a..k_ed, "are you sure .you
didn't find that check?"    -
"Oh, mamma," exclaime'd. little Edwin, as he made his first close inspection of an automobile. "This wagon
has got rubbers on to keep its wheels
from getting wot."
Vitamins Are Just
Sunshine In Food
Students Say Great Mystery On Verge
Of Solution
Just what the sun's rays mean to
food lhe vitamin students^have been
telling in England. Here is the latest London comment on their observation. P. J. in tiie Daily Mail observes: '-..-.-
Tho great vitamin mystery is on the
verge of solution. For twelve year's
scientists have been trying to locate
what they believe to be the most important factor in food, and at last ihey
are able to announce what is almost
their first positive piece of information���(hat vitamins are part and pa-reel of thp sunshine; the actual 'product of the sun's rays playing -upon
green vegetables andf other food substances grown in the open air.    ~
Yitamins are not a food, alone thoy
cannot nourish yet, without them all
foods aro useless. . They cannot be
seen or handled, for they wear a clonk
of invisibility like (.he Thief of- nag-
dad,-and, like the Thief, loo, they advertise their presence only, by their
achievements. W. _
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Inc. lulls the t'nglin'e pain, and
aoothei th^ maddening irrita- '
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LITTLE HELPS FOR
THIS WEEK
His secret is with* the righteous.���
Prov. iii., 32.. 7
Ah- if our souls but poise, aiid swing
Like the compass in its brazen ring,
Ever level and ever true,
To the toil and the ta-ik we have to do.
We shall sail securely and safely reach
The Fortunate Isles.   ..
���Henry Wads worth Longfellow
The desire to do right, the will to
do right are not of ourselves, but of
the Lord. He stands'ready to give
all these-in their fulness to "all who
will receive them. ���
-���Theodore Parsons.
Progress Made By Radio
More Won Jerful Things to be Accomplished In Future
Trans-Atlantic transmission of
photographs and newspaper pages'.by
radio is a development likely to become a reality in the near future according to Maj.-Oe'n. J. .0. Harbord,
president of the Radio Corporal ion of
America. Two-way talk by . radiophones hc also regards as au imminent, possibility. A.. ticker that will
actually print words on paper, from fa
central broadcasting point, thus great-.'
ly amplifying present news-distributing agencies, is another of the objectives of radio-research engineers and
control of airplanes, submarines.- and
other ships from a remote land star
tion is, he believes, a- possibility certain to bo realized in view of the astounding progress already made in
radio accomplishments. ��� - Popular
Mechanics.
A letter of introduction was' handed
by an actor to a manager! It described the presenter as an actor of much
merit, and concluded:
"He plays Macbeth, Hamlet, Shy--
lock and billiards. He plays billiards
best."
Record For Passenger Plane
Averaged 14!5 Miles An Hour Between
Paris and Brussels W f
A quadruple motor plane, carrying
seven passengers and their luggage,
broke the speed record for passeuget
tra flic between Paris arid ; Brussels,
negotiating the._-.170.SS miles in one
hour and 11 minutes and averaging an
hourly speed of about 115,miles. The
same plane proceeded to Amsterdam,
making a grand: average speed between Paris and Amsterdam of approximately 1-12 miles an hour.
Some   outwardly   handsome people
arc. deformed on thc inside.
Asbestos Is Curious Product
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Payors H. B. Route
Winnipeg Lawyer Says Route is Open
��� All the Year Round
While' delivering a speech to Lhe
Caledonian Club, J. O. Harvey, K.C.,
stated that, in his opinion, the Hudson Bay route was open all the year
round. He suggested that an item
be put in the eslimates at this session
of ihe legislature, providing for the
sending out of surveying and engineering parfi'.s to locate tho b<*st route
possible. Mr. ITaivey advocated that
Manitoba fake up the duty of finding
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Asbestos is one of nature's most
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Horse Breeders' Meet
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gina, vice-president; J. G. Kol*'irtsoii,
Iteginua, secretary. The next annual
labeling will be held in Saskatoon af
some date, if possible, not to conflict
wit)', the grain growers' convention.
Skuil Of Missing Link
The skull of the missing link, which
scientists found in Beidiuanaland and
dubbtd "Australopliithoous Africanus"
probably is 5,000,000 years old. This
estimate is made by Professor Raymond Part, of Witwatersrand University,   one   of   the   discoverers of the
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SENATE REFORM
IS DIS
BY JOHN EVANS
Ottawa.���In the debate on the.address in reply to the speech from the
throne, John Evans, Progressive,, Saskatoon, expressed disappointment over
the delay to senate reform.7 He ad-
witted; that the (>very nature of the
constitution prevented the House of
Commons from carrying out an amendment which would give to the commons the power to reform the senate.
Even In the Houso of Commons it
might be diflicult to get unanimous
action because "so many look upon
the senate.as a haven of refuge from
the uncertainties of party public life."
Perhaps the inter-provincial conference was lho Dest way of dealing with
the matter, even if it implied another
session's delays i. "
Equal representation for.the various
provinces r) on the floor of the senate
was the-only .fair method; A total
- membership of -15 senators, five .from
uach province, would be quite sufficient. Ontario and Quebec had come
to think of Canada as made up only of
themselves.
In concluding _ his speech, he advocated an elective senate, and hoped
tho conference between the Dominion
and Provincial Governments respecting senate reform would meet with
.success. Until such reform came
about tho problem of sectionalism
would become increasingly acute.
Progressive Member Would
Put Ban On Horse Racing
Ottawa.���Horse racing will be
brought, up in the Houos of Commons again this session by W. C.
Good, Progressive, Brant, who'has
given notice of a resolution which
reads: "That the special privilege
now giveii to racing associations,
under the. Criminal Code, of carrying on public gambling operations
in connection with" their race
meetings, is'detrimental.'" to the
best interests of Canada, and
should be abolished."
Negotiate Security Pact
Mennonites Sell Land
Be
Would Reduce Indemnities
Suggest a  Reduction to the  Pre-war
Basis *
Ottawa.���Herbert - Marl or, Liberal,
St. Lawrence-St. George, Montreal,
suggested In the. House of Commons
that the house should give the lead in
reducing expenditures by consenting
to a reduction in sessional indemnities.
"To what extent would you suggest
eur indemnities bo reduced?" questioned Miss Agnes MacPhail.
Mr. -Marler: "I wouid reduce them
to the pre-war basis."
Mr. Marler explained that more
than one million dollars would be saved if the indemnities of the senate and
the house were reduced to pre-war
figures.
- The, present indemnity .of members
of the House of Commons is ��-1,000.
Previous to the war it was $2,500.
eved    Nearly   a   Million    Dollars
- Involved in Transaction
Saskatoon.���That an agreement was
signed by leaders of Old Colony Mennonites of Hague district for the sale
to Chicago capitalists of 40,000 acres
of their land with livestock and.equipment, was stated by F. A. Williams, of
Winnipeg, representing the American
interests here. . ;   f
The price at whicli the sale is to be
made was not stated, but it is believed nearly_a million dollars is involved.
While many of thQ Old Colony Mennonites in the Hague district have already gone to Mexico, tliere slill remains a considerable number of members of the 'colony who are remaining
in Canada wailing for the sale of their
lands before making the trek to
Mexico.
LORD D'ABERNON
British Ambassador . to ��� Germany,
whose visit' to Chancellor Luther is
understood.to have been in connection
with the negotiation of a security pact.
Allocate Proceeds of Fine
Imposed On Egypt
London.���The House of Coih-
fmons has accorded the govern-
.��� ment formal sanction for the disposition of the ��500,000 fine imposed on.Egyp't for the murder of
the Sirdar, Major-General Sir Lee
Stack. Austen Chamberlain, sec-'
rotary for foreign affairs, announced that �� -10,000 had been
paid to the Sirdar's widow as compensation; ��3,000 to the Sirdar's
aide de camp, Major P. K. Canip-
��� bell ;,�� 3,000 to tho Sirdar's chauffeur, also wounded. The remainder Is in the hands of tho government, lo bo applied to benevolent
objects in the Sudan.
Armenian Charged With
Fraud and Conspiracy
Plot
Would Amend Criminal Code
To
of
_ No Change In Grain Rates
Hudso" Says Grain Rates Under Pact
Will  Bs Continued
Winnipeg.���"f do -not know what
the Supreme Court will do, and I havc
no inside* information as to what the
government intends to do with regard
to the Crow's -Nest Pass agreement,
but I will say with all confidence that
so far as the grain.rates are concerned they will continue. I have no authority for saying that, beyond my
confidence that tho position achieved
in respect fo those rates is such that
-jt-cannot be-aliered."	
.The statements wero made by Hon.
A. R. Hudson, K.C., M.P., ut a banquet
given in bis honor by "the South Winnipeg Liberal Association, on the eve
of bis departure for .Ottawa.
Would Deport Criminals
Washington.���Deportation of all
aliens convicted of violating the national prohibition, narcotic or. white
slave laws is provided in a bill passed by the house. The vote wa-s 213
to 39. Measure was framed by Rep.
Slokiday, of Illinois, Republican. '-It
now goes to the senate.
Permit   of   Appeal   in   Cases
.Conviction on  Legal Grounds
Only     y
Otiawa.���The right of convicted persons to apply under fhe'criminal code
for a new trial, on questions of fact,
is likely to be brought up in parliament.this session by Joseph Archam-
bault, M.P., Chambley-Vercheres, who
favors an amendment lo the code in
this respect, sc as lo permit an appeal
in cases of conviction on legal grounds
only.
A further amendment may also be
asked, which will prevent an accused
who has elected to be tried by a jury,
from changing his option after a true
bill has been brought in by the grand
jury and asking for a trial by a
judge;
FORKE WANTS A
NATIONAL POLICY
FOR ALL CANADA
his
Protest From British Farmers
As
Claim  U.Si Bacon Kldods Market
"Best Quality" Canadian
London.���On the contention that
they are being "hoodwinked",lo the
tunc, of 25,000,000 pounds of bacon a
year���bacon which is cured in the
United States and sent to Canada and
then re-exported to England as "best
quality Canadian"���the National Farmers' Union of Great Britain lias -slatted a movement here to put an end to
the practice.
It is'undeisiood here that the Canadian Government has been requested
by various organisations to create a
-distinctive brand which is to-be plac-
ed.on all exportable bacon fiom-Canada in the future.
Tho Farmers' Union also took a
leading band In. bringing about the embargo on American potatoes which became effective some time ago, this action having been taken, it lias been
explained, to prevent an influx of the
Colorado beetle/better known over
there as the American potato bug.
Otiawa.���In
bate- on the address in reply to ihe
speech from the throne, Robert Forke,
Progressive leader, said lie was of the
opinion that through the development
of private enterprises and public utilities rather than through the'passage
of legislation which mot the mood ot*
the momenl-and too often was forgotten as sooa as it Avas on the statute
books, would bring Canada out "of the
laud of bondage into the land of progress." It was not possible to leave,
the nalional problems .entirely to the
government' to solve. ' It 'was a task
for all Canadians to face and help
overcome. ���
Referring to the speech of the premier and the leader of the opposition,
Mr. Forko said they furnished'an in-
foresting study in extremes of.mood:
Both attitudes were unsound.', .He'referred to fhe manifesto "issued by Mr.
Meighen as a most happy document,
and described "his solution as something, like a Christmas tree���something on il lor everyone." No amount
of reasoning or.argument could convince the people Hying on tlie prairies
tliat protection would prove of any use
to' them. The much talked oi" home
market would not solve the problem
for fhe western wheat producer. "Wo
want a national policy for all.the people of Canada I'rom the Atlantic.lo'tho
Pacific."       - "'���-.-'
Mounted Police Have Uncovered
to Smuggle Undesirables
. Ottawa.���A ' conspiracy *' involving
fraud and impersonation against the
departments of the secretary'of state,
immigration and colonization and external affairs, in illegally obtaining
certificates of naturalization, passports and immigration permits for the
entry ��� of relatives or friends of foreigners from Armenia and other countries, has just been unearthed by the
Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
As a result of investigation by the
speech in the de-tpolico' G< H* A1<?xa,lc1er- nn Armenian,
was arrested at Gait, Ont., and appeared in the Ottawa police court on a
charge .of conspiracy. He pleaded
not guilly, elected to_be tried by a jury
and will come up again for preliminary hearing.
Withdraws From
Qpium Conference
STEPHEN G. PORTER
who has withdrawn, together with
other members of the American delegation, from thc international 'opium
conference.
Russia Needs Flour
Resent High Living Cost
Prague.���Ten Communists and four
policemen were wounded during n
Communist demonstration here
against the high cost of living. Fifteen
arrests were mado.
French Air'Pilot Kilfpd ���
"Niamey, French West Africa.���Tho
second "plane of.iho French air mission to Lake Tchad crashed on taking
off hero. .The -pilot was killed and
tho other occupant injured.
Building Decreased Last Year
- Ottawa.���-According to revised statistics of building permit.*;, furnished"
ihe Dominion Bureau of .Statistics by
60 cities, construction work was slightly less active in 182-i 'than in 1023, or
1922. The building in those cilif*d
during 1921 was valued at $123,73!,-
196, In 1923 at $133,^01,3*17, and 1922
at $117,962,173.
China Withdraws From
Opium Conference
Failure of Attempt to Suppress Opiuni
Smoking Is Reason Given
Geneva.���The Chinese delegation
-withdrew from-the-Crst-yi* fju-ea'stent
opium conference when that body-Was
brought together again lo reconsider
its findings.   , .      XX '���'"���
ln bis letter to the conference',- the
chief Chinese delegate," S. Alfred.Sze,
said tho withdrawal was due" to.* the
conference's failure to adopt''a system
for the suppression of opium smoking
in the Far East. '"-_"''
The Chinese have now withdrawn
from both the bodies which were convened in Geneva . to deal with-:- tiie.
opium and narcotic drug evil!;" Mr.
Sze left tha International opium conference, February'7. -, ."*   .;'-. :
Failure of Crop Giving Soviet Government Grave Concern
Moscow.���"With the failure. of this
year's crops the question of providing
flour for Russia's-millions of population is giving-the Soviet Government
increasing concern. Renewed orders
are being placed abroad to meet tho
acute shortage of grain at home. With
the- exception of the Caucasus area,
Russia-had an unusually mild and irregular winter this ' year, affecting
crops adversely. The absence of snow
and moisture has caused large sown
areas to pcri&li.
', It' was announced at a meting- pf
ihe. government's central executive
committee lhat Rusisa had spent 70",-
000,000' gold roubles in providing
population with sowing material
the next harvest.
Disagree On One Point
France Not Ready to Consider Debts
and Reparations'Separately
Paris.���The official .impression ' of
note on the inler-allied debt question
from 'Winston Churchill, British chancellor of the exchequer, is moro favorable than tho opinion of the document expressed by ihe French newspapers, editorially, it was said in circles near Premier Herriot. The British suggestions are regarded as very
generous and as presenting only one
important difficulty, ihat involved iu
the separation of debts from reparations, it was declared. .        ���'
The country, in the opinion of official circles, is not yet ready for consideration of these two "questions,
separately. This, it was intimated,
is the only point that prevents immediate acceptance of Mr. Churchill's
note as the basis for a settlement of
France's debts lb Great Britain.
DOMINION HAS
SECUREDHUGE
ORDER FOR FLOUR
Toronto.���Car.ada booked the largest flour order in the history of the
world's milling at New "York recently.
The purchase/totalling .1,300,000 barrels, was made by the Russian Government through its agents, the Ara-
torg .Trading Company, at.New Yorfc.
The.Maple-Leaf Milling Company of
Canada is to furnish j,150,000 barrels,
aud thc Western Canada Flour Mills
the balance.
They are lo receive cash of moro
tfian $12,000,000 a.s the Hour is loaded at New York, whence the Russian
Government is shipping it to Batum,
in the Black Sea, for the benefit of its
hungry popuJacCi Delivery is to start
as soon as ships are available, and
continue until April.
It will take something like 1GS
trains to convey the shipment to New*
York, and 22 ships will be used to-
transport the Hour, "which represents
the product of more than six million
bushels of Canadian wheat.
"Tliere. is no disguising the fact that
It's an enormous order," was the comment of-D. A. Campbell, general manager of the Maple Leaf Milling Company, discussing the deal.. "I do' not
believe an order of that size for any
commodity lias ever been placed before, the twrld over.
the
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' Shoulder Blade Of Mammoth
London.���While digging nest to the
Beigravo Hospital for Children In
Clapham Koad, workmen found a large
fan-shaped bone six feet below fhe
surface. An expert from tbo National History Museum pronounced tlio
bone the shoulder blbado of a mammoth belonging to the pleistocene period of approximately 10,000 years ago.
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m<3 gently en,
lite lire*. Relieve bilious-'
ism, bead.
ache, d��z_-
s��sa asd indigestion,  T&ey do tbei*
*It7
Debaters Travel In steerage
Honolulu.���The Oxford University
debaters, headed by Malcolm MacDonald, son of the former British* premier,
arrived here in steerage, because there
were no other accommodfftions"available when tbe vessel left San Francisco, and they did not wish to postpone their departure.
W.   N-   LT.   ILSdl
Nome Quarantine Way Be Raised
Nome.���Diphtheria Quarantine regulations here may be raised February
20 if conditions continue to improve,
the Nomo board of health announce.
Lifting of thc .rcgulatio&a would" constitute a thirty-day ��iuarantine. Several patients who were Quarantined
early hare recovered.
Liquor Freight Rates RemarnV
Ottawa.���In dismissing the "complaint of iho Manitoba Government
control commission against carload
commodity rates on liquors, wines and
spirits, (he board, of r.ilJway.commissioners states, in a Judgment made
public her��.\ that no good reason.has.
been established in evidence as. to
why liyuor.-i .should birgivon-a different treatment as to rate basis'.frorii
other commodities.
Latvia Passes Liquor Law
Riga, Latvia���The aaii-alcohol .wave
Is sweeping over Latvia. - A Taw*, has
been passed which is tantamount' to'
prohibition, and It has been*, seized
upon by tlie city authorities of. Riga to
descend upon some 50 hotels and. restaurants on the grounds'that-ihcy were
selling liquor. The city fathers -are
now "considering whether these places
should not be made to close down for
good.
Officer Js Promoted
Supt. Knight of R.C.M.P. Obtains Rank
Of Assistant Commissioner
- Ottawa.���Announcement .is made ��� of
the. promotion of-Superintendent R. S.
Knight, Canadian Mounted Police ofli-
cer commanding in British Columbia,
to the rank of-assistant commissioner.
The promotion dates from- 'January
1, 1925..'-. ' ..'���' :V'. ; ' ';,;.- 7---' '
__ Assistant���-Commissioner--, -'-knight
joined the force-in May,'- .'1890,-' and
during'his.'career has served at-Regina,- ih; the. Yukon, !at Winnipeg, "and
with .the Royal- Canadian Mounted
Police; squadron iii Siberia.,1   -���.." **"VV
Australia:Not Helping Aliens
Premier-   Bruce   States .Government
Offers Them No Encouragement '.
Melbourne.���Replying " to. the. Victorian- Co remittent's - protest -Vigaiusl
flic" -'.unrestricted,    immigration'--; '.of
Southern Europeans,. -Federal   Prime
Minister Bruce laid :s'lrcss'on tho fact,
that no.: encouragement. or -assistance
had been -oit,bred to aliens;  . ... 7 ���-  W
��� The Federal.Government, ho added,
kail announced recently tbaL-it fdesir-
<���<! to limit the issue.of- passport visas
to-Grecks.and Jugo-SIavs   to   100*  ft
month for each nationality.
League May Meet In Canada
Suggestion Made to Hold Session of
League of Nations at Ottawa
Geneva.���Tho idea of holding some
future assembly of the League of Nations in Canada, presumably- Ottawa,
is being quietly broached at Geneva,
The suggestion originated with Sir
Herbert Ames, Canadian .director of
fhe league's finances, and it is said if
it is adopted it would have the hearty
support of the Canadian Government
and tho British dominions.
So far, the project has merely
reached, .the - unofficial stage of *'sugr
gestion; but it-is understood .the delegates of many, countries .have privately .approved, thfe plan. One thought
expressed .is . that the convocation oi
the assembly in Canada, would bring
the workings "or the . league home.- to
the people' of-fhe' United- States,. as."
well .as.the Canadian people. ' -'-.-V '-
Suggest Tax On Bachelors
t.    ,
Herbert Marler Thinks it Would be a-
Good Plan in Some Cases
Ottawa.���Are Canadian bachelors.in
danger of having a la.v. imposed upon
them? Evident ly the matter is at
least in the mind of one of thc members of the house.
"Would you. suggest a tax on bachelors?" asked Donald Sutherland, Con-,
servative, South Oxford,' in the course-
of the speech of .Herbert Marler, Liberal, SI. Lawrence-St. George.
"Is my honorable -friend a- bachelor?" countered Mr. Marler .amid
laughter., "If he is, I would put a-
large tax on them. I would put such
a high lax on bachelors tbat ��� he
would be completely wiped out in a-
few minutes."
ffivTOOT)
EIGHT MILLIONS
ON BRANCH LINES
Characterized As Political Sop
Ontario   Beer-Proposal   Criticized   By-
Toronto Globe
.Toronto.��� Commoting ou the:
stronger-beer proposal introduced in
the - legislature," the Toronto ' Globe-
says': _ *.' ' ���'-; '
"The--announcement is easily the-
most sensational that has come from
Queen's Park in "many a long day.
The whole question ol: prohibition and
perhaps - more important, the matter
of a, premier's , pledged word, - .'(rethrown, into, the poltteal cauldron."
��� The Globe conl ends .that the proposed 'legislation violates tiie basic principle of the temperance law and characterises itjisV'a political. sop_'l.Jbrown_=
to'.the '"wt-ts'V 'in. tho-.. Conservative-
party."-- ';'-' .-_-. _ *_- f  '.'." "V      - ���'
Silver Coins For Russia ~ ���-���
Mqscow.--T(''u.million dollars' worth;
of silver coins made, in/GreiiVBritain
ior the Soviet Government,-have-been-
���The:* Canadian- ''xatlonai"j''l,lad9l3'-'.j'11: circulation,,. Vdrders were-
expended-"'" $1,G50,751 -7 on I Si����� at Jhfi .samo. Jlinc". to - the .slate
\ih|nt al'Lenlngra'd for-a supply :of gold���
ohervbntilz,'.' which ���. her��lofbro have":
been issued only-in paper.. ,.  ,"    WV-.
.-.' ..Greece Appeals to. League
. .Geneva.;--Greece has appealed fo the
League ;ot Nations against,the .action
of. Turkey'iii expelling" thc 'Most-lter.
Constantincs, ."patriarch-, of "the Greek
Catholic-.Church,, from .Constantinople,'
claiming-that this."action- endangers
the' friendly hdalions" between the two
Apquit.H's  Title  Officially  Announced
London.���Tho   official   gazette   au-
nouaced tlio issuance of letters patent, dated, February S, conferring the
dignities of a discount and earl of the
United Kingdom upon   Herbert -Asquith,   and   Iiis   Jawfu! heirs, by ihe
titles of "Viscount AHquitli o�� Morley,
[in tbe Wf*__t riding of Yorfesliirf*, and,
j the'Ear! ofOsford and A-sqaxtbX.      \
countries.
"." .Ottawa
Itailways -expenuen-;; $i,i>f)y,7��i-. on
branch lines construction work .in the
calendar year, of' 1924.. " The estimated expenditure bn.bhmchfhnes in' 11125
is.?S,766,pS5." -"-, The: whole..programme
of thc Canadian National' Hallways Involves the' construction of .548 miles
at ��� an- authorized .'expenditure "of ?15,-
i6s,poo.*..;     ���"-"""���*;,   yy _).-: .;���*'���
. .'The report-Jof.' Ihe department''bt-
railways tabled-in-_tho.House of.;Commons gives full-"details of, all, work
dohe'on ail.braisch line's; f-
' A total;-of, 9L5 miles' of. track _wc.ro
laid;.38.5.miles were ballasted;-a-proportionate- .amount ;. of .grading work
was carried out, and 72.6' mites of telegraph linos wore .added to the system.
The greatest- progress was' made on
tho X'eebles, Sask.'s 3'fii_ccWAllK*rl
��� northeast, Sask.,. Grayelbourp,. Saskf.
St.. Hose i)u' Lac, Manitoba;-.and
Grande, - Quebec,' branches.,-' - Some
further -work, which - will" practi?a lly
���complete these brandies -is. provided-
iorin'1925. 7' -' .'    " """"   '-"."".-' 7
-7   .Cable Connection With/Italy77--
','Ronie.���The completion'.of the; cable
between .Italy .aud.-Aiireriea- was"'announced tii .the scnato;.by .Minis'lerf'.bf"
Coninmuicailo'ns -.Ciano.. . the -an-
uouhconic-nt'was greeted with loud applause, -by. fthe" - -whole senate;, which'
rose" to its feet cheering.  .       .   -
EXCELLENT   f
for rheumatism,, neuralgia,.back-
-, -achiVaod.kihdret] ills_   ... ���.'   .-;.
',-.-'   Hub 'it-Six well-with the-tips of
: fhe jfir.gers.   An enemy to pais.-
Rate Discrimination
Not
no
Higher  Westward   Freight   Rate
Justified Says D'Arcy Scott
Vancouver, B.C.���-There was
justification' for a higher m-lglit rate
westward than, eastward, even on products intended for- export-, D'Arcy
Scott, K.G., former assistant chief
commissioner of the board of railway
coninaissionere, told tiie jnembers of
.the board of trade here..
Cost of operation on the lines w<r-st-
Vard from tho prairie pir*r!ncrs was"
not any -higher than on the eastward
iln*3 and- "grades wure lower, Mr.
Scott" declared. ������ ��'.
THE) IyEDGE,  GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1925
-IMP"
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-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Nbtices    7.00
Estray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12.5��
(Where more than one claim appears in notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
The blue crou means that
your subscription ia due, and
tliat the editor would be pleawd
i'o have more money.
Mining News
The power line was completed
on Monday to the Spotted Horse
mine and the compressor given a
try out. Drilling is expected to
commence this afternoon.
Three compreeaors can be heard
from the city limits of Greenwood.
The T>. A., Providence mine and
Spotted Horse. A Diesselc engine
is running at the Prince Henry
mine.
A Diessel engine has been installed at the Prince Henry mine
and is being used in connection
with the pumping out of the shaft.
The water iB being pumped out at
the rate of SO gallons a minute.
Beaverdell Mines Ltd. have acquired the options held by Col. 0.
8. Baker on the Eambler, and
Standard Fraction and by Larson
and Cunningham over the Duncan
and Bounty fraction, on Wallace
mountain.
Westbridge News
(Too late for last issue) -���
Mellor's camp haB now.its fall
complement   of   tie-makers.77.Six
.more men started this weekV
E, V._ deLautour and Roy Abel
have.made their second trip., from
Christian .Valley Bince'XmM.'
. Ed/S'fcilea has returned- to Rock
Creekf after spending; <part of the
winter on* the Waddell. ranch.,    -
VThe Westbridge school children
got some excitement fover a young
fawn which the coyotes. had killed
right 611 the road near the school. V
E.: L. Steeves, visited Westbridge
this week for the first time - this
winter.* He looked none thiB worse
for hie long. Imprisonment np the
valley;"'.'. ���: 7V- ---..'.'
V Kev. Father Cocola of Grand
Forks visited -Westbridge and fbeld
Mass. dnlWedneaday, February 5th.
The Kev/-Father was pleased with
: the : attendance, and . hoped 7 that
Westbridge would some day have
-a church.f v 7. 7 - .7 7
- At Rhone one of J. S.: Mitchel'a
little .boys-was followed, by a cougar. He was. only two - hundred
yards, from, his home.. JWBte.
Saunier is: now on its track. .; Let
us hopeThe' will boob1 ba. in possesion of its hide... -
Washington's "i Prayer
George Washington whosebirthT
day will be celebrated.in the U. S.
. ;next��� Sanday the. 22nd February,
7was a church member and a regular
and devoted WQrshiper:in the sanctuary.   Some years ;ago7 there was
placed upon the alter, of the Washington Memorial .Chapel at Valley.
Forge  an  exquisitely illuminated
7; copy of Washington's prayer for
: the nation.
'}"... .'/Almighty God:    We make our.
earnest prayer that thou wilt keep
the.United States ,ih thy holy pro-
eection ��� that.thoa. wilt incline the
heads of the citizens to cultivate a
���.,' spirit of sub-riordination and obedience to the government, and enter-
'. tain" a  brother-affection aad . love
. for one another and for th^ir fellow
citizens of the- United   States._at
flarge.    Aiid finally that thou wilt
. most graciously be pleased to dispose us al] to dp justice,  to love
3nercy,  and to  demean ourselves
. with  that charity^  humility, and
pacific temper of mind which were
the   characteristics of the Divine
Author of our blessed religion and
without  a  humble  imitation: of
whose example in these things we
can   never  hope  $0   be^a hsppy
astioni- y,y:-y Xx,��� W-^ W-7-7.:V'
.: 'i^aisiToiip :s!BppilealipSV f :ireif-:ffee*-
���������m0i.y��ii^, ;i|_^ghf7^p&7;Oiiiist
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Passenger Man Appointed
to Railway Executive
W. B. HOWARD
WB. Howard, whose appointment
��� as General Executive Assistant
has been announced by B. W. Beatty,
Chairman anjd President of tlie Canadian Pacific Railway. Mr. Howard,
who has been Assistant General
Passenger Agent, succeeds F. D.
Wanklyn, whose retirement was-announced at the end of the year.
Mr. Howard is one of the younger
of the Company's officials although
he entered its service twenty-five
years ago. Born in Chatham, N.B.,
he joined the Canadian Pacific forces
as junior clerk at St. John, N.B., in
1897, and two years later was promoted to the position of travelling
passenger agent. Since that, time
his promotion has heen rapid and he
is well known throughout the east
as a very competent officer. On two
occasions Mr. Howard has been in
charge of the train placed at the
service of th? Prince of Wales by the
Canadian Pacific
Better Things
Better to smell the violet cool than sip
the glowing wine;
Better to hark  a  hidden   brook, thau
watch a diamond shine.
Better the love  of a gentle heart, than
beauty's favor proud;
Better the rose'* living seed, than roses
. in a crowd.     -
Better to live ia loneliness, than bask in
' - ��� love all day;
Better the fountain in the heart, than the
'fountain by the way...- ' '���_,'- ��� ������ ' -���'
Better be fed by a uibther'sJhand, 'than
-'-.- eat"alone at will;   - -."-'_��� V'V
Better to, trust in ..God, than say:",'-My
-goods my storehouse'fill."'    ���      '- ��� X*
Better to bealittle-wise, than m"kn'ow-
. . ledge.to'abound;   " '���* ..."  "
Better-to teach-a child," than. toil-to fill
Vperfection's round.. .-,.--.,".-   '   ".���"'"
Belter to sit at a Master's'feet, than'thrilla
V 'listeningstate;--,- . V .V.V' '���- _--.."
Better suspect'than thou are proud, than
. ��� V be" sure" that "thou are great. -"���    "   ;"
Better-.-'to'walk'the.'-real unseen,   thau
..."  watch .the hour's event;. 7 ������;.-:.
Better the ''Well done!" at "the. last; than
the air with shouting rent.   -  '-' -.,-
Better, to have a": quiet", grief/ than fa
���huiTyiug delight;", ' ���'_   ��� .-
Better'the-twlight of 'the' dawn," than-the.
'." 'noonday.burning"bright. ..'-"
Better a death when ."wcrkis . done, than
���,. earth's most favoured birth;.   - 7
Better a childin God's, great house, than
-'a king'of all-the earth.. 7
*. 7 V" -        ������'      ���George MacDonald.
Advertise in The Ledge
SYNOPSIS OF
LAND ACT AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Ciown lands may be pre-empted by
British subject* over It. years of age,
and by aliens on deolaxlngr Intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, oocupttlon,
md Improvement for agricultural
.mrposea.
Full Information concerning regu-
ations regtu-dinr pio-emptlons la
i'lven in Bulletin No.-1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," ooples of
which can ba obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C, or to any Qov-
���inment Agent.
Records will be granted covering
mly land suitable tor agricultural
purposes, and which la not tlmber-
and, I.e., carrying over 6,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per aore east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
u be addressed to the Land Com-
nlssloner of the Land Recording Di-
���Ision, In which tha land applied for
Is situated, and are made on printed
'ormi, copies of whloh can tfe ob-
alned from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-omptlons must be occupied for
Jive years and Improvements made
_o value of |10 per acre, including"
clearing and cultivating at least five
teres, before a Crown Grant can be
eceived.
For more detailed Information see
the     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 flr��t-olass (arable) land is JB
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land |S.60 per acre. Further information regarding, purchase or lease
of. Crown lands is given in Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
limber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
stumpage.
HOMESITE   LEASES
Unsurveyed areas, not exoeedlng 20
acres, may be leased as homealtes,
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.
LEASES
For grazing and industrial purposes areas not exceeding 840 acrea
may fee leased by on* person or h
company.
GRAZING
Under tbe Qraaing Act the  Province Is divided into graslng districts
" and the range administered under 0
Grating       Commissioner.       Annual,
grazing permits ara lamed based on
'numbers ranged, priority being given
!;to���,. established  owners.' Stock-owners-
- may * form   associations   -for     ra.ng.i_-
'-" nanagement.    Free, or partially, free',
-'"vmtts   ara   available, for . settlers
������impel-*   and    travellers,   up   to ' tan
'.'iPisd'o    ���'.--""-'-'.--���,'. '-._-'.
Knew Her Arithmetic
A huge . wooden, tar-paper. ��� lined --,
'shell erected.over the space'provid-7
ed for the structure, and'-heated by
thousands of -iieet   of . steam } coils"
connected    with    880-horse    power,
boilers/which provide a summer-like";
atmosphere ffor the 'carrying on of
-, construction, is ; an ' interesting and -
hovel feature  of the arrangements
made, to combat"���-the   difficulty of
.building the new/wing "of. the: Cha-7
- teau- Lake .Louise,   the   Canadian
Pacific    Railway's 7 famous . Rocky
= Mountain hotel, under.. winter, conditions.    Thanks* to "this ..innovation,;
"X the:wing,.despite "frequent" drb^s7in
temperature to far. below..." zero,   is
progressing excellently and the company; expects, it-to be ready for next
Bummer's' tourist season.;. - "   '.
Ledge Ads.
Results
fcWQuldn't
I^therTal^
Probably-you are like :most fpeople;
.yoii; prefer a personal cbaversatibn:
to letter-writing*.;  THat.is -why we
���suggest':7*!Qnce in a while :betweeii'
friends���Lopf? Distance." .; Special
low rates after 830.p-m.; V       .7'7 7
BRITISH eOLUMlSI/V TELEPHONE COMPANY:
���'"Xx'x'-yyyxpfx^9^^ Limited7';.
.V ��� ;"��� Office, Smelting, and Refining Department .
''Xyy    _.-���:. -   ��� TRAIL, BRITISH C9LUMBIA ,: :. //    --':,'.'
���;'.f y.),'.; v v SM1ELTERS- AND" REFINERS. -'ut
jPBfcttasers of Gold; Silver, Copper, Lead s
wx^y-M&xzM
"If there were tout flies oa the
table and I killed one," asked the
teacher, "how many flies would be
left?"
"Onp," said, the bright little
girl, "the dead one."���Economist.
DR. A. J. DORMAN
DENTIST
Office: McCutcheon Residence.
Greenwood
DR.   A.  FRANCIS
Physician and Surgeon
Residence Phone 69
Greenwood
"The" Practical Tailor
���J
For your "SPRUNG SUIT" try
A. Biggin,    Midway, B.C.
���*-.      ".. . ���
Ladies and Gents high Class Tailor
A smart suit from Best English Cloth from $30.00 up
We also sell Tailors threads, linings, canvas and cloth
V.
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