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Array Provincial Library
The Oldest Mining Camp Newspaper In British Columbia
Vol.   XXXII
No.    16
Winchester and Western Ammunition
, and  '
Dominion Canuck Shot Gun Shells
We have a splendid display ol
j Heating Stoves
Just Received
Justs, Cups, Saucers, Bowls, Glasses, Crocks sizes 2 to 4, and Dishes;   I
also Taible Oil Cloth Patterns 6
For your Christmas Puddings and Cakes
gj Australian Currants Puffed Seeded Raisins
��3       AU nice and clean. The new Suti-Maid Process
S w   :.x -���������:'.;    Hew Sultanas -g
Bleached a ndlNatural! a|
Dates, Figs, Glace and Chrystalized Cherries,  gjj
Nuts; Peels. Etc,
For Quality and Value Order Fronj, Phone 46
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Phone 17
For Anything in the
.^^���'^iirug  or  Stationery   Line
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Kodaks,   Films,   Albums.    Victrolas,   Records,   Etc.
i-WW^We carry only the best stock procurable in
Beef, Veal, Pork,   Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc.'        $
XXXi. A trial will convince you ' :   m
fiilisoiidated Mining & Smelting Co.
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XXXyyXX  Office, Smelting 'and Refining Department _  *
^PiirSiaMt's of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
"'���I/'.���'P.rpdjiiSbrs   of   Gold,    Silver." Copper,    Pig   Lead   and Zinc
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Getting Facts Quickly
When information is required from,
a distant point, the long-distance telephone proves .its worth as a speedy,
personal, direct service.
All Nats Selling
 ���at :	
' Reduced Prices
Ladies Pine Silk Hose
Boys & Girls Stockings
Hotel Range, Dishes
and Chairs";,.   ''
Por Sale
Mrs. Ellen Trounson
Real Estate and Insurance
Fire. Accident & Sickness, Life.
Automobile. Bonds, Burglary, &c
Houses for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
Greenwood. B.C.
A Glorious Burst of Sunshine
"The Dawn
of a Tomorrow"
A Paramount Picture
Jacqueline Logan.   David Torrence.
Raymond Griffith ���
The heart-gladdening story of an
optimistic waif of the London slum*.
Ancl her gecat adventure in happiness
with England's greatest man..
A. picture that thrills with its strong
melodrama and cheers with its beautiful
sentiment. ���*
Greenwood Theatre
Commencing at 8.15   p.m. '
For Your
^Christmas Cakes
We have a fresh stock of -
Raisins," Currants,   Candied
Peel, Walnuts and Almonds
McMynn's Store
Midway, B.C.
Don't Send
We want your watcifes and are fire-
Bared io give you satisfaction
AlLWork Thoroughly Guaranteed
We handle a nice line of
Watchmaker and Jeweler
F.'J. WHITE, Matiagrer.
The United Church of Canada
Minister in charge ,   '
Rev. W. R. Walkinshaw.,B. A.-'"
<.''"���'    " ��� - - Greenwood
Sunday. November ISth.
Midway If a.m.
Greenwood 7:30 p.m.
For Sale
7 weelis old pigs ,$5.00, each.
A>-dy Johnson,' ,
.    Eock Creek, B.C.
Beaverdell "citizens were very
well represented in Greenwood on
Thanksgiving Day.,.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. McLennan
of Rock Creek, were in town on
business on Tuesday.
Mrs. J. Jory, of Camp Lister,
is spending a few days, in tovtfn
,the guest of Mrs. R. Lee.
W. C. Wilson was the winner
of the handicap competition at
the local golf course on Monday.
Mrs. F. Wood, of Cranbrook,
spent the Thanksgiving holidays
in town the guest of Mrs. D. G.
W. P. Miller, of Grants Pass,
Oregon, formerly of Greenwood,
arrived on Monday from Spokane
and is spending a few days in
town looking after  his interests.
Mrs. George Boag has returned
from attending the annual .convention of the Grand Temple of
Pythian Sisters in Duncan last
week. The nest convention will
be held in Penticton in the spring.
Harry Royce, of Hedley, is
visiting his 'mother, Mrs. M.
Royce. Harry was a member of
the local hockey rteam last year
and in all probability will guard
the nets during the coming
Mrs. L- Sortome returned on
Tuesday from a visit to Mr.
Sortome at Copper Mountain.
Mrs. Sortome also visited friends
at Princeton and.Coalmont, being
accompanied by her daughter,
H, W. R. Moore, who has been
spending several days in town
during the past week, has decided
to.opeu up a law office here. Mr.
.Moore" left for ''the coast on
Tuesday morning and will return
in two weeks.   -
- Mr. and-Mrs. Martin S.-Taylor
left on Wednesday afternoon for
Twin Bridges, Mont. They have
resided here since early in the
year andduring that time made
many friends wha were sorry,to
see them depart.
The many friends of Thos
Jenkin will be pleased to learn
that he is making good progress
towards recovery from a severe
attack of typhoid fever and was
moved from the Hospital in Trail
to his home last week.
. J. L. Coles has closed, out his
business in Merritt and opened up
a_stationery-store���in -Princeton.
Mr. Coles before moving to Merritt was in business in Greenwood. - His many- friends here
wish him much prosperity in his
new location.
Mrs. L. C. Terhune returned'
to Vancouver this nformng after
several months visit with her
mother; Mrs. I. Skelton. Mrs.
Terhune was accompanied by her
son and daughter, Bruce ,and
Lorna, who have been visiting
their grandmother since July.
The hearing of Gong Sing for
the return of liquor seized in
Hop Chong store at Midway came
up again-on Tuesday before P.
H. McCurrach, S. M. C. P. R.
Pincott appeared for the applicant. Gong Sing's application
was dismissed and the liquor confiscated.
The British Post Office has
issued'a warning that all persons
who desire to send. Christmas
presents to the . Old' Couatry
should mail them long in advance
of the holiday. The warning" is
for the purpose of avoiding'delay
to packages similar to" that which
occured last year owing to the
great congestion in the mail. -
Warren Crotfe, assistant to R.
W. Grigor in the customs office
here, together with E. Chesham,*
shot a fine specimen of the deer,
family in the Kettle Valley country on last Wednesday. James
Cullinane and Jack Hawkins and
three others also getting a deer
each in the same country on a
recent hunting trip to that
section.���Rossland Miner.
A boy lo, delivery milk.    Masi,
be used to horses.
E. F. Kkie,
.   Greenwood Dairy.
Stirling's Majority 2701
Grote Stirling, successful Conservative candidate in Yale has a
majority of 2701. The following
are the returns for the Grand
Forks,,- Greenwood riding: ���
Stirling Edget}
Conservative       Liberal
Beaverdell        -      48 33
Bridesville        -35 27
Bouudary Falls      12 17
Brown Creek    -      20 "12
Cascade   : -'51 31
Carmi        -     .- .    *   9 12
Eholt -  .    -'       4 * .        v   9
Fife - .    '-     23 19
Grand, Forks   --456 254 -
Greenwood       .-     96 ill
Midway -     42' -37
Paulson . -       5 3   ���
Riverside -     51. 17
Rock Creek        -     50  .-,- 16
Westbridge    . -     20 17
Christian Valley      8 7
The final standing of the
parties in the Federal House follows: Liberals 100, Conservatives
117, Progressives 24, Labor 2,
Independents. 1, vacaut 1. The
'vacancy is in Bagot, Quebec,
owiag-to the death, of the~elected
Liberal member," J.-'EJ. Marcile.
Mining Notes   '.
Victoria���How 25 years of search
for a vein of silver lead ore dis
(covered on Wallace Mountain,
Beaverdell, in 1S99 was success-
folly terminated lust year, and
how the property has since been
profitably Worked by a group of
Victoria business men, was learned
here on Friday, Nov. 7feh, when
Roy Clothier, president, reported
to the owners the result 'of hia recent trip to tha mine.
Clothier said that the men who
sought fehe vein for a quarter of a
century on' the Beaver must have
come within a few feet, or even
inches of the ore in the search of
pits that were dug.
"We have the big vein four feet
from one of these pit holes," Clothier said. "At tihat point put of
a bole 40 feet long,* 12 feet 'deep,
there has been taker} out thw summer 100 tons of silver-lead ore,
whieh has brought $15,000 from
the smelter. The option was taken
on the property on March 4 thiB
year and work started May 1. Two
tunnels have been put in and the
length of the vein discovered to be
1700 feet. All the machinery,
compressor, drills and camps have
been paid for already.
The first distribution of earnings
will be made nest February and
dividends will be paid ab the rate
of between 600 and 1000 per cent a
year,-ife is expected. The mine is
now producing two high grade care
a.month whieh_will give-fehe owners a return of 100 per cent a
"From the ore wo havo in sight,"
said Clothier, "there is no reason
why we should not be mining on
that vein and paving dividends for
15 years at least.'.'   .
Stock in the mine is all held
locally'and' is not for sale to fehe
O.' D. Lampman and Harry
Iieife!, of Vancouver^, were in town
on Saturday and Sunday and1 inspected mining property that they
are interested Tn. They were
highly pleased'with1 the showings
on their property. They were accompanied by Mre.. Lampman and
Mrs. Keif el.
Masquerade Dance
Very Largely Attended
A new find of high grade ore
wag made in the Combination mine
a few days ago. ���
Hunters Be Careful
Many fatal accidents occur each
year during the hunting season,
many "of which are caused~ by
careless hunters shooting at- any
moving object. -The following is
a story of au American hunter
who blazed away with his eyes
closed and, fortunately for him it
was a deer and1 not one of his
fellow hunters he had shot:  .   _.',
"I'm such a punk shot," said
a prominent Van Xuys, Cal.", real
estate dealer recently',."that even
as a boy I've never gone hunting
in my life. My two expert nim-
rod friends cajoled mc into going
with them, and I consented under protest."
"I was standing in a lonely
spot in a rain drizzle, wishing I
was home. Of a sudden, something came tearing from a small
ravine and I threw up my gua,
shut both eyes and blazed awaj-.
What proved-to be a big buck,
leaped into the air, gave a few
kicks, and there he was."1
The Seventh Annual War "Veterans Masquerade Dance on Monday evening iu the Masonic Hill
proved a great success, it being a
very brilliant afli-iir. About 350
people attended coming from all
over tiie district. Tho,net receipts
from fehe dance, which was turned
over to the Hospital, amounted, to
897 55. Bush's. 4-piece orchestra
kept the crowd merry with their
lively music and were very liberal
in responce to  the  many  encores.
The judges, H. J. Purkis, W.
Skilton and H. W. R. Moore had a
very difficult task in selecting the
winners and their awards were
greeted with applause. The prize
winners were:
Besfodressed lady,   Mre.   T.   W.'
Clarke,   court   lady   of   the ISth
Best dressed lady, 2nd prize,
Miss Ruby Goodeve, pierott.
Best dressed g-anfc/T. W. Clarke,
courtier of the ISth century.
. Best dressed gent,  2nd prize, E.
Mellrud, page.
Best dressed child, Valeria Cud-,
worth, fairy.- .
Most original,   lady, Miss Tillie c
McDonell, Turkish lady.
Most original, gent, Mrs. K. M.
Spence, K.K.K.
Best comic, lady, Mrs. GK S.
Best comic, gent, George Clerf;
Felix the Cat.
Best representative of a mine,
K. M. Spence, "Sally".
Elimination dance, Mr. and Mrs.
W. Walmsley.   >
Prize waltz, N". E. Morrison and
Miss Vera Kempston.
In fehe drawing competition Ed.
Pope won $5 00 worth of Fuller's
Mrs. J. H. Bush,"1 Miss Euefby,
Chas. Bubar and Mr. Diamond
acted as judges for the prize
waltz and their' decision was
met with general approval.
No easy task was the catering feo
such a large crowd and to the
.Pythian Sisters much praise is due
for the proficient 'way^ln which"
they-served the good things to eafe.
The new system of selling tbe supper tickets avoided crowding in the,
lobby of the banquet hall. The
net proceeds will be about 650.
The Veterans are to be com-'
mended on the very able way in
which they conducted the dance,
the grand march and all special
events taking place on time. They
worked hard and their efforts were
uot in vain for it can be safely said
that it was one of the best dances
held in Greenwood in a long titue.'
-News -
Mr. and Mrs. ,B. Leqaime returned on Thursday from a visifc to
their daughter in California.'
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph. Richter
and family left today for Spokane
where they will  spend  the winter.
The Ladies Aid are holding their
annual Bazaar my Saturday next
14th iuet., comiueneing ab 2:30
p.m.', in the Old School Houses
Fancy work, novelties, produce
and candy stalls. ��� There will be a
fish pond for children. Afternoon
tea will be served. The Ladies are
looking for ajreeord crowd.
The United Farm Women are
planning a "Hard Times" Dance
for Nov. 20th (Friday). - Prized
will be given. Piease come dressed in your ^vorst as fines will be
imposed on fancy clothe?, -silk
stocking?, etc. Come and have a
good time at thft ball. .Bash's
orchestra wiU furnish the music*
- The United "Farmers meeting on
Saturday Was well attended considering t��he fact that the Turkey
Shoot was the same day. Co��-
fiderable important business was
transacted. ,The question of
amalgamation with the Farmers
Institute was discussed and was
finally tabled until next meeting.
The Farmers feel that they, are not
treated fairly by tbe cattle buyers
who are not coming, into the'dis-^
triet until about, the 21sfe of tho*
"month, which necessitates the feeding of their winter haj* to beef
stock which should have beon disposed of before now. Ssoruethiag
mast be done to improve shls
t4tuation. Don't forget the annual
meeting ou Saturday, Dec. deb, a$
which a great deal of business will
have to be handled including "the
election of officers for the coming
year. Every member is expected
;to ba preseat and bring their
< friends. TJ_! K.   LEDttTC.    GHEKTCTTOOT).    B.  G
Motor Cars
And Prosi3erity
Huge Amount of Capital Invested
Motor Cars in Cnnadn
The people of Ontario alone possess as many cars as: do the 80,000,000
peoplo living in Germany, Holland,
Denmark, .Sweden and Norway combined. The people ol" Saskatchewan
alone own twice as many cars as do
lhe people of Denmark and three times
as many as do the people of Holland
with a population of nearly seven million people.
All this has cost money. All this
has had to be paid for. Capital was
used ln the purchase of the cars and
earnings spent in their upkeep. On
top of that hundreds of millions havo
been spent in building billiard table
highways. It ls announced today
that the Ontario Government has ordered 300,000 motor licenses for next
year.' That number will not- be
enough. Nearly half the cars of ihe.
Dominion are in this province. In
1900 there were practically no cars.
Iii 3910 there were -1,230 cars in Ontario. Now there are 308,693. In all
Canada there were S.9G7 in 1910, and
now In the Dominion thcy number
All the capital invested in cars ln
which people now get about, all the
money spent iu their upkeep and Operation, all the money spent in making
such highways as, but for motor cars,
would not have been built, comes out
of the wealth and earnings of the people. If spent in this way,- this 392S
way, It is not available for spending
in some former 1910 way, and nobody
oan'eat his cuke and expect to'still,
have it on his plate. ,, '. ' .
Instead- of grumbling;, a Canadian
��� should be thankful that his' taxes
are less than those paid in the Mother-
. land or the ��ister countries of Austra*
, lia and New Zealand, and he should
not close Ills eyes to th.e good -fortune
of his countrymen-in being able, each
year, ro-invest millions' and more millions ln the new and marvellous com-
ioh. and luxury of.the motor car.���
Toronto S<ar. '
Underground  Fires  In  Britain
Fumes Frorr. Coal Pits Cause Discomfort  In  Some Towns
In a score of different places in the
British ' Isles underground flrus are
Some have been alight for many-
years ancl are fair imitations of volcanoes on a small scale. The fuel
in most cases is coal.
A pit between Ayr -and Girvan
caught fire in .1817 and was still burning at the beginning of the present
century. "The Steaming Bug," the
country folk call it.
Landore, au important junction station near Swansea, was for some time
rendered useless by nn underground
(Ire said to be burning in old chemical
and metal refuse. The platforms
were hot and tiie whole place was poisoned by fumes. The town of Dudley has suffered severely lrom a slow
burning going on deep beneath its
foundations, wliich tit one time throw
out fumes of deadly gas, half-poisoning
many people.
It is easy to understand coal catching fire, but more diflicult to comprehend land blazing up. Vet this phenomenon happens quite frequently. Some
years ago there was a remarkable outbreak at H.tlsall Moss, near Birkdale.
A potato farmer piled unslaked lime
on one of his fields and set fire to the
peaty soil that had been rendered
bone-dry by a month of suushine. A
wind got up and soon three acres were
ablaze, the fire being deep into the
Monument To Skill
Of British Engineers
Hoisting The Flag
- Rat_ Is Good Fisherman
A traveller returning to New York
from New Guinea reports the discovery
of a long-tailed rat which proves to
be a better fisherman than tlie natives.'
The rat goes down to the edge of a
coral reef and dangles.his.tail iu the
water. -_ Suddenly he.gives a leap and
lands with- a crab' hanging onto his
tail. After eating the crab the rai
'goes back and fishes uniil_hc lias had
"'his fill". : - "" ''.���.'"
Proper Use of the Union
Should Be Extended
The 'Onion Jack flew from the tower
of the Parliament Buildings at .Ottawa on the day of the visit of the
Interparliamentary Union, and the Ottawa Citizen is moved to ask why it
cannot fly every day. , "Is there any
law against it flying while the buildings are not in their regular use?" it
asks. "An electric sign, 'Welcome,'
shone from the facade of the general
post office on the nighc of the same
day.. Cannot this also be'a permanent feature of the city's, amenities?"
. The proper use of the Hag should he
extended and encouraged in Canada.
There is a well established principle,
as to what Hag to use antl where, l>ui
there'surely can he no"objection to the
use of Lho national emblem on the
country's Parliament Buildings. Some
of the provinces enforce tlie' Hying of
the flag daily at each school, and the
lesson ls salutary-onthe younger generation, and*" not lost on older people.
The Hudson's Bay Company hoists-its
flag at its 'remote trading posts, and
thereby, gives a suggestion of its-authority and dignity lo the Indians and
; Canadians, with their natural modesty, have been prone .to, ignore the
display of flags as an educational or
emotional appeal. What should be
discouraged,is-the partisan use, of the
flag for election,purposes, since'no one
party or group possesses all the
patriotism and genius for public service.���Toronto (._lobe.       " -
|?;v.ysiCataarhal Feve�� Epizootic,
'PimmmiiM0M,""''"" ^:
:*yv..-��g psHkn^i H-atmr/';-"-;
Reading Trains the  Mind
Necessity of Teaching Mass of People
How to Read
Speaking before the annual conference of the British Libraries' Association, Principal Grant. Robertson, of
Birmingham University, dealt with fhe
necessity of teaching the mass of the
people how to read. People have
been taught to decipher print, but- only
a small proportion, of the population,
said Principal Robertson, understand
the art of reading intelligently, or to
gain any spiritual inspiration from llie
mental food which filters into the
mind. The untrained mind is full ot
water-light compartments that must
be broken down if knowledge is to be
co-ordinated. Without co-ordination
of knowledge, men are adrift, on a sea,
chartless and rudderless.
The slums o'f the mind, Principal
Robertson said, are as degrading as
city slums���both are blots on civilization���and ho advocates that all public
libraries should undertake courses of
lectures for the guidance of those desirous of improving their m,ental condition. It was not suggested that fhe
lectures should attempt to impart, the
technical information on the subject
in' hand, but rather to stimulate the
desire.; for knowledge and furnish
guidance in the course/ of reading
necessary to accomplish the purpose.
Any scheme that aims to encourage
a widespread reading of good books
deserves consideration. Reading,
"just to pass the time,'' is one of the
vices of the day, and the practice utterly unfits the subject for sustained
thinking. Principal Robertson's suggestion, is designed to com'-nt this
tendency and to lead into ��� .casanf
paths of literature, opening un a new
heaven and a new earth.
The wealth of available material,is.
so vast that it bewilders the uniuialed,'
and It is for this reason that expert
advice should be available for all who
would enlarge their vision of life. The
search for the hidden riches contained in books offers a romantic adventure which i ever /ends, for the riches
are inexhaustible.���Regina Post.
Great Dam In Egypt Irrigates Over
30,000 Acres Of Desert
Monuments to the skill of' British
engineers and contractors are spread
over the four quarters of the globe.
Thc latest, and one of the greatest���
the Makwar dam, on the Blue Nile,
250 miles south of Khartoum, Egypt���
will be officially opened by one of King
George's sous in January next. The
dam, the construction of which involved (he expenditure of several million
pounds, is already fulfilling its allotted
lask . for the contractor���Lord Cow-
dray's firm, who were under a penalty
jof $500,000 a day if water was not
flowing over the desert by July last.
The construction, of the dam was
under the direction of one of the
partners, Sir F. T. Hopkins, an engineer of great experience. Over 20,000
men were employed on the work,
which could only be carried ori for
seven months each year���from November to,July, for during the other five
months the Blue Nile is In flood." The
dam is two miles long, and creates
a lake F>0 niiles long, two miles wide
and 5(5 feet deep. From it runs a
canal and nearly 10,000 miles of
waterways, which irrigate over 30,000
acres of desert. Cotton fields now
flourish where a few'months ago there
was nothing but waterless desert, and
as a result of the building of the dam,
the output of the Egyptian cotton is
greatly increased.
Cannot Cross Red Line
Along the edges cf tho carpet on
each' side- of the British House of
Commons runn a red'line, and liy an
unwritten law of the house, no member may pass these'lines when speaking. - This dates from the days of tho
Cavaliers aud the Roundheads. ,     >
Sent Woman to Bed. Great Change
After Taking Lydia ��. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound
Sarnia, Ontario.���-"After my girlie
waa born J was a wreck. . My nerves
were too terrible for words and I simply could not stand or walk without
pains. I suffered with fainting spells
until I was no longer any good for ray
household duties and had to take to my
bed. The doctor said I should have an
operation, but I was not in a fit condition
at that time. My neighbor said, 'Why
don't you try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound'/ I am sure it will do
yoa good and will save those doctor's
bills.' So I was advised by my husband
to'try it after i told him about it. lam
very thankful to say that J was-socn
able to take a few boarders for'a while
as rooms were scarce at that time. My
baby is 17 months old now and I have
not yet had an operation, thanks to your
medicine. I have recommended the
Vegetable Compound to a few people J
know and have told them the good it has
done ma. I know I feel ami look a different woman these last few montha
a.nd I certainly would not be-without a
bottle of your medicine in the house.
Yoa can use this letter a3 you see fit,
hs I shcul-i be only too glad for those
The Lost Gold Reef
Main Reef of Transvaal Goldfield Has
Had Bearing on History
, If reports of Uie finding of the lost
main reef of the Transvaal goldfield
prove to be correct some important
economic changes may eventually-result. .The discovery and exploration
of this main reef furnishes a romantic
chapter In the world's history. It led
not only to the development of the
miDing of the Rand, to (he swarming
of the English into South Africa, fo the
Rhodes fortune, the Oxford-scholarships and the Boer "War, but, according
to economists and sociologists, it has
played a big part JnJ bringing on tin.
high cost,of living and even the advocacy of hirth control.-
-Tho main roef of the goldfield runs
close to the s-.urface for about sixty
miles, and then at a point not far from
Johannesburg it-comes lo " an abrupt
end. > .Geologists attribute its sudden
termination to a fault or gigantic slip"
of the gold-bearing, stratum. Thcy
have engaged in a'long search-to find
the portion which lias broken and
slipped away, and their labors are now
said tc have met with success. The
missing rart has been .found burled
nearly a thousand feei below-, the surface, but it,is,believed that its ore can
be extracted profitably.���New York
World. >
Both Had Same Thought
Chimpanzee Beat "Doctor- to Keyhole
To Satisfy Curiosity
"It is a long ascent from the grimace bf the ape to the smile "of Mona
Lisa," declared Sir Charles' Sherrington, president of the Royal Society, at
the opening of the winter session ol
London School of Medicine for Women.
"As a mere man," he" proceeded, "I
have'myself liad a reminder of mental
kinship of primitive forbears in laboratory chimpanzees. One day after
a visit I turned back pondering what
the chimpanzees might do when I left
them. ���
"I stooped and looked through the
keyhole, and there the chimpanzee's
eye met mine. The same thought had
struck us both, hut the chimpanzee
being a lady, had got there first."
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mmum (aih-tioht)tih
excellent plug tobacco always
REACHES YOU in the same
when it left our factory; full of
strength and flavour.     -
PLUG-  '
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Requisite on the Farm���Every farmer and stock-raiser -should keep a
supply of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil on-
hand, not oily'as a ready remedy for
ills in the .family, but because it is a
horse and -cattle 'medicine of great
potency. As a substitute for sweet
oil for. hordes and cattle affected- by
colic it "far surpasses "anything that
can be administered. "   ,
For Any of the Many Minor Ailments of Infants and Young
Children ' W \
No mother can expect that her child
will escape all the ills to which babyhood, and childhood are subject, but
she can do much to lessen their severity, and to make baby's battles for
health easily won.'
Nine-tenths of the minor ailments
which afflict-babyhood., arid childhood
are caused by some derangement of
the stomach .and bowels.. Regulate
thc stomach and bowels and these
(roubles will disappear. To' do this
nothing can equal Baby's Own Tablets.
They arc a mild, but thorough laxative
which through their action on the
stomach and bowels never fail to banish constipation ancl indigestion; colds
and simple fevers; expel worms and
make the dreaded teething lime easy.
Concerning Baby's Own Tablets
Mrs. A. Koshan, Hamilton, Ont,
writes:���"Kindly bend me your booklet, "Care of Baby in Health and
Sickness." _ I have two little children
four and a half and three years old
and have used- nothing elbc for, them
but Baby's Own Tablets. I ihink ihe
Tablets are r. wonderful medicine for
little ones."     , '
' Baby's-Own Tablets are, sold by aH
medicine dealers or,will be- sent by
mall , at 25 cents a box from The Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,
Ont.    - ' . ' W     -
Man's Color Depends Ori Salt
Scientist Tells Why Races Are White,
Yellow, Brown' and  Black
. An eminent scientist, speaking of
the slgnificance-of common salt, states
that one's color 'Is dependent upon,
salt.- - If-yotirancestors-ate much-salt,
the chances are that your couplexion
is fair. In Northern Europe, for example, where there has always been an
unlimited supply-of "salt, the inhabitants are white. In China, Greenland,
Korea aud India, where salt is obtain-',
able, but expensive, the color is yellow. ' On .the plains of America and
the Malay Peninsula, where the lack
of good transportation makes salt difficult-to get, man is brown. And finally, in West and Central Africa, in
many sections in which is actually unknown, man is black.
Prince Of Wales Must Study
Should Consider Seriously His Life's
Work Says King George '���
His . Majesty says the Prince of
Wales must go back to school on his
return from his South American (our.
The King has decided the time has
come for the Prince to study seriously
the work he will have to do when he
takes the throne. With this thought
in mind, the King has prepared a very
definite course of instructioii-for the
Prince. Tlie Prince's education' at
Oxford was interrupted by the war and-
liis travels abroad,'on diplomatic missions, have not permitted him to do a
great deal of studying. It is admitted that at times he shows his education is not all that is befitting one destined to succeed to the British throne.
Economics, ehil government, history
and legal procedure are subjects in the
curriculum the King has laid down for
the Prince.
._., Transforming the Province
Millions of Seedlings and Cuttings of <
''.- Trees Sent Out From Indian
'���*'    Head-' ..-'.:['
During    the    past shipping season,
which 'extended   from   April   14th   to '
May 1st, 2,470,000 seedlings,"cuttings:'
and transplants were sent out from Tn- -
dian Head f.o 3,080 farmers and 2,500,-
000 wero distributed from Sutherland-
to 3,010 farmers. To date approximately 81,000,000 seedlings aiid-cuttings of
broadleaf  trees  and. nearly 1,500,000
young spruce and    pine    transplants:
have been distributed.���-...,-..
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���The Swiftest Elevators
- The swiftest lifts or elevators in the
world are said to be at the Savoy
Hotel,- London: There are three in
the check room which speed at thc
rate of nearly 70 miles au'hour.-When
a button is pressed, the lifts.-with their
cargo of,hats and coats, are ehot like
a rocket to a room 100 feet above.tn a
little more than -one and one-half
seconds. - . '
The largest sliver nugget ever mined in British Columbia weighs 36
Apple Trees Brought From France
Apple trees were . sent to Canada
from France by De Monte in 1609, and
having been properly planted, thrived
and in due course bore fruit.    Apples
were first gathered in Nova Scotia in
suffering as I have to krib-w whatithaa -1633 when the country was known as
done for me."���-Mrs. Robert G. Mac
Gkegor, R. R. No. 2, Sarnia, Ontario.  , ���   tl       _.       ���       ���   ,.     .     ,.���
A recent canv-aes of women nsera- of   southwestern Nova bco.Ua   is   toda,
Acadia.     The   Annapolis   Valley   in
tbe Vegetable Compound report 98 oat
id 100 received beneficial rcsalts.- This
le & remarkable proof of its merit.   C
or.p huge orchard.
V,".   N.   VX 2602
I    In  the last six years ~lS.Gf<G  bald
c-aftles have been destroyed in'Ai*akA.'
Pastimes- Of Wise Men
Skipping Pebbles Has Fascination For
' Famous Writers,
' Though playing ducks ami drakes on
the seashore cau hardly be deemed
an Intellectual pastime, it seems to
have a peculiar fascination for men of
letters.-, 'A friejid who spent a *weelr
with Alfred de Musset on the tlrlt-
tany coast complained that the poet
spent almost,the whole time tryhig to
make'pebbles skip "across the waves,
and Mr. Lewis Hind tells-of a whole
afternoon which he and Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells spent on the
beach , at Sandgate - engrossed An Use
same pursuit.
.    All In Knowing How
Finnish Waitress Readily Understood
Order of Canadian Nurse
- One of Canada's representatives to
the recent International Conference of
Nurses at IlelsiuKfor's, Finland, tells
of the desperate time some of the
visitors to the Finland meeting had in
obtaining honey for breakfast at their
hotel. They pronounced it slowly and
loudly, but to .no ' purpose. Their
waitress had not" the slightest idea
what was wanted. Then,one of the
nurses, with that resourcefulness for
which their profession is noted, waved her hands in the air as gracefully
as any Klndergartner, and" said,
"Buez-z." In a'second the waitress
had put thc honey on the table.
She Couldn't Sleep
Heart Was So Bad
Mrs. ,T. D. MeCHiitock, Charlotte-
town, P.EX, Writes:���"About a year
ago J was greatly troubled with jny-
heart. '
I could not sleep at night, and was
no nervous 1 imagined that I could
see "everything in thc room moving,
and would have to turn.on tlio lights
before i could get. lo sleep.   .
After having read of your-  -
V   HEART     J
About,   onfi-fiftli   1he population of
the United States lives in villages.'  ''
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A   torpedo' takes   four minutes to
reach a target t},!500 .yards"'away.
I took sfiveral boxes of them, aiir?
can now get a full night'n ulcop.-with-
out any trouble, and feel fine in every
vrny." ->
H. ft N. Pilla havo boon on thf>
market for the past 32 years; all
dealers sell them; put tip only by Tbe'
T. Milbup Co., Limited/foronto, Oat.
An Industrie^* Machine '
The human heart as a machine Is
the most Industrious part of the human body. It_has'.been. Ilgui_c_d__6ut_
on "an average basis of 70 beats to the
minute . that the heart heats 4,000
times an hour, 100,000 a day, and more
than 30,000,000 -times a year.   -
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Dressed Turkey Pool
A voluntary pool, for lhe marketing
of dressed turkeys will be operated in
Saskatchewan this fall' by the. cooperation and markets branch of thc
provincial department of agriculture.
The dressed tuikey pool will be open to
any turkey raiser In Saskatchewan,
providing a local organization Is available through which the birds may ba
Women are naturally foolish, because they were made to match tha
men. ; - -'
Proved safe by millions and Drescribed by physicians foF
i(eep Mlnard'e Liniment h��n4v
Accept only
wihich contains proven directions.
Handy "Bayer" hoics df 12 tablet*
Also bottles of 24 aad 100���Druggists.
&t-pld_i _> the _re,_�� tanrfc l CetisfrxiMl in C-U_��4��. - of Bayer Mtatrfurtsse of M<sao��eetfc-
tcS*��M ��t SUL<!Jlitaeld (i'cetfj S��l'��cjl!c ArtS,. "A. S. JU">. IfrhS!* �� to "well icKwm
13iet Atplria seusa Barer B_*nar*clcire. to nstet tbe pablle ��a��ts_tt 1e_'.U4_s__��, ��2>? TafcteW
at Baw Oorapw? will t* *1*k$��4 yl& tkeit S��*r��l tr*��s a&gxK. Ow "SAW Ore***'* : 'n
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Ottawa.���li. is officially announced'
that Premier King, will meet parliament. The House of Commons will
he called at thc earliest possible date.
Premier King's statement reads:
"After careful consideration    of   the
, constitutional precedents and their
bearing upon the situation which has
arisen as a result of Jho general election, the cabinet decided unanimously that it is-their constitutional duty to
meet parliament at the earliest possible moment, regard being had for
the legal requirements with respect to
the tinie .necessary for, the return, of
the writs and tlie oflicial gazetting ol
members who have been elected.
"The latestf official returns having
made it apapre.nt "that as a result of
the general ejection held on October
29, no one of the, participating .political parties will, of itself, have a clear
majority iu the- House of Commons
.when parliament assembles, it became
my duty as prime minister to acquaint1
His Excellency the Governor-General
with the situation-and.to: advise His
Excellency" as to" the course^which
should, bo pursued. ' After-several interviews with His Excellency at which
the position brought about- by the recent general election was fully discussed and' all alternatives presented,
t have laken'the responsibility of advising His Excellency to summon parliament for the    earliest'  practicable
t date in, order to ascertain.the attitude
of the parliamentary representatives
towiirds the very important question
raised by the numerical position of the
respective political parties.     His Ex-
' cellency has been pleased lo accept
this advice.
"In the interval until parliament assembles, it is the intention of the government to' refrain from making appointments beyond such as are essential for the proper carrying on of the
public business.
"ln tho present situation, there are
three possible courses pf procedure,
each of which has been carefully considered by thc cabinet.
(1) That IVts, Excellency be asked to
grant an immediate dissolution of.parliament.
(2) That Hi;. Excellency bo asked to
raiil upon the leader o& the largest
poitical-group -to- form.a government.
(3)'That His Excellency bo asked to
summon    parliament   at the earliest
practicable date for the purpose afore
,. mentioned.
"With respect to an immediate dis
solution, it was felt that it was not in
the interests of the country to occasion
the turmoil and expense of another
general election until at' least parliament had been afforded an opportunity
of giving expression to 'their views."
Says^Mining And
7       Agriculture Linked
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Deputy   Minister   of   Mines   Predicts
Mineral Development in Canada
"Winnipeg.���-"Taking a long-sighted
view and haying, regard to the ever-
increasing mineral development with
consequent exhaustion in time of the
minerals of' the older countries, it
seems to. nie v that nothing can stop
Canada playing a prominent part in
the future mineral production of the
world," said Charles Camsell, LL.D.,
P.R.S.C., federal deputy minister of
Mr. Camsell was the. principal
speaker at the seventh annual "western
meeting of the Canadian Institute "of
Mining and Metallurgy. ���'.
Another point stressed .by the deputy minister was that tho development of the mining industry would
inevitably lead to-the thorough agricultural development of the country.
Dr. Camsell reviewed the mineral
trade' of Canada and declared -the
future would see tlie United States and
the world sin general looking to Canada's mineral deposits as the ; last
great" source of 'the world. The
world's: "ever-increasing need ot
minerals to meet the demand aud the.
gradual exhaustion of Old World
sources of supply are factors driving
toward the. ".early opening up ot
Canada's  ��� uufathomed    mineral    de
posits,, Dr.
Camsell declared.
On Coal Rates Urged
Canada's Prestige
Abroad Increasing
Great Improvement Noted By President of Labor Congress:      "".*
Ottawa.���"Canada's prestige is not
only being maintained but it is being
improved- both In League of Nations'
circles and !u the'International Labor
Oflice at Sen ova, in connection with
the league,' said Tom Moore, president of the Trades and Labor Congress, on his return from a hurried
trip to Geneva to attend the quarterly
meeting of lhe governing body of the
International Labor Oflice.
Apart, from considerable activity in
housing and railroad work, there does
not seom to be any relief In the general unemployment situation in
Britain, said the Labor leader.
Mr. Moore said he found an active
Interest among Canadians abroad in
the prospects of the general election
here. His comment on Canadian
news, or-lack of it, ln British newspapers, however, was that one might
almost have been in a foreign country
so far as Canada was concerned. The
only items he saw were quite inconsequential and conveyed little information. "'���'.���"���-���.
Montreal.���Difficulties which confront tlio pc-or when in heed of legal
redress were dealt with in an address
delivered by G. H. Corbett, secretary
director of the Society for the Protection of Women and Children, before a.
Montreal conference ou social work.
Mr. Corbett took the stand that under existing conditions the poor cannot
get adequate justice before the courts,
the reason being court fees and costs,
���which prohibited access to the courts
by the poor, court delays "and lawyers'
To . protect the "poor nnd to nave
them from oppression, free legal aid
was a necessity, held Mr. Corbett.
The lawyers' fee was a fundamental
difficulty, he said, and countless
thousands, being unable to pay these
sums,, were denied just'ice.
Mining Institute Convention Discusses
���    Western  Coal  Trade'-... W
Winnipeg.���The enactment and enforcement of an anti-dumping law
against foreign coal, a. subsidy, on coal
rates if no other way^of freight reduction is found, and the withdrawal
froin entry and pooling of all- Crown
coal land's under a commission to prevent'exploitation and wasteful opening up of mines wore among the remedies urged at the convention of the
Canadian Institute of Mining and
Metallurgy here.
"The Western Coal Trade" was the
topic for discussion. ' "
* Trade ' Commissioner " Howard
Stutchbury, of .Alberta, was among
tho speakers "who strongly favored
the anti-dumping. Mr. Stutchbury
deplored fhe looseness of regulations
which had allowoti^the opening up of
several hundred mmc^of the "gopher
hole" type. '
There wem 322 miiics in Alberta in
J024, producing only a little moro ihan
five per cent, of the total output, while
the remaining 77 had produced the
other 35 per cent. Alberta, he said, ls
bottled up with' abandoned mines of
this type.
Mr. Stutchbury, believes it would be
in the best interests of economy and
conservation if many of thc. mines
were consolidated.
Alaskan Volcanoes Active
Five Peaks Are Belching Great Clouds
Of Smoke
"' "Seattle; Waali^-Tho ctiUoWAlgon-"
quin, of the United States coastguard,
'reported hero the greatest volcanic
activity in the Alaskan peninsula and
in the Aleutian Islands since"MoHnt
Katraal, on the peninsula 300 miles
������ast from the. Aleutians, "erupted in
1912. y .'
_ Five peaks, one of which is Katinal,
are belching dense clouds of smoke
wliich hang over the craters in jiiush-
room-shaped haloes.
.Prince Thrcv/n In Fox Hunt
"~ Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire,
Eng.���The Prince of Wales has taken
his first tumble from horseback since
returning to England from his. South
African and South American journey.
The fall came"during an exciting fox
hunt when the~ Prince's horse failed
to take - an awkward fence. 'J'he
Prince was'unhurt.   -
Not Building To Churchill
Says _ C.P.R.    Has    No   intention    of
Building Line to Hudson Bay
_���Winnipeg.���"The- company -has- no
intention of.building a line to Fort
Churchill on the Hudson -Bay," declared-D. C. Coleman, vice-president
of the western lines of- the Canadian
Pacific Hallway here," when advised of
a report that the C.P.R. planned the
construction of a branch through The
Pas mineral belt.
A local paper carried the' report
from its Ottawa correspondent and
it said the "ultimate destination of
the line would-be Fort Churchill." -
-. "There was," said Mr. Coleman, "a
survey made of a proposed Prince
Albert .to Herb Lake line,   but   con-
' Montreal.���That "the people of the
west will-probably; be the arbiters of
power" in the next parliament was the
opinion expressed here by Henri
Bourassa, Independent mehiber-elect
for Labelle and proprietor of Le Devoir.
In commenting on the election, Mr.
Bourassa added: -  '
"We are going more and more towards a government by groups. 11
is more and more clearly necessary to
send to parliament independent deputies. The country needa representatives who are,.better than,blind"partisans, people capable of- freeing ihem-
selve.'s fron the spirit of party, of
looking beyond local or provincial interest.
"As I have said over and over again,
I do not mean Co be merely the deputy
of Labelle. 1 will support' any policy
that can legitimately reconcile the interests of the west and those of the
east. { do not-mean to be tho man
of a province or of a country."
Le Devoir editorially declares that
the elections appear merely to have
brought to a head a crisis for which
there is as yet no solution.
"The situation," if says, "is singularly complicated by the fact that the
man who is at the head of the largest
parliamentary group has not. succeeded in securing the election in Quebec
of one single personal" candidate���with
the possible exception of Mr. Perley.
"We'are at any rate in the midst of
a crisis, with the perspective in u not
distant future of a now' generaj (-lection. - -
���'The" two"'outatancling7fa'cts of~lne~
campaign "are probably-tlie extent of
'the Conservative victory in Ontario
with its massacre of ministers, and
the almost total failure of the anti-
King 'campaign   in our province.   In
Freedom Of Money Market
British  Government to   Remove   Embargo on Dominion Loans in
London  .. ��
Siietlield, England.���Winston Churchill, chancellor of. the exchequer, in a
speech here 'announced that the government had decided' to remove the
embargo. on the issue of dominion,
colonial and foreign loans in London.
"The old full freedom of the, money
niarket will. be restored," said' tho
chancellor and the city of London
must be responsible for using it wisely and soberly. Over-lending, such
as lending beyond our strength,
straining at. future credit, lending beyond our savings, will bring its own
correctives." ,lle stated "that ho
hoped so far as possible without.impairing the freedom of tho market,
preference will be given to these issues bringing a' high proportion ot
orders for goods to British trade."
Schooner Brought From
Arctic By Eskimos
Crew Was Very Proficient and Experiment Proves Successful
Montreal.���Unique in the annals of
Arctic navigation is the bringing down
from Chesterfield Inlet, bordering on
the 64th degree-to-Liverpool, N.S., a
distance, of nearly 3,000 miles, of a
northern trading schooner manned
by full blooded Eskimos. The schooner Jean Revillon, is a fur trailing craft
belonging to Revillon Freres, of Montreal. It was built In 1023 and since
then has piled thc Arctic waters north
and west of Chesterfield Inlet.
To overhaul ihe vessel it was necessary to bring it to civilization to Shel-
burne, N.S. In charge of Captain W.
IT. Robertson, a Newfoundlander,- and
with C. J. King, Montreal, as engineer,
the vessel loft ou August 1 with a
crew of four Eskimos. X
Taklng the Hudson Straits route,
the schooner- plodded its way through
fierce gales. Tho whole journey was
a -perilous undertaking.
Only three weeks late, the Jean Revillon arrived at Liverpool, N.S., the
captain, engineer and crew thankful
that the voyage was nearly at an end.
The crew is statedvto have been very
proficient, and the experiment- proved
It has. never before been thought
advisable to take " Eskimos out of
their own sphere, but this. bas. proved
that the feat can be done.
cases-f the   results   surpass the
i of the victors.
Apple Production In Canada
Statistics Show Value of 1925 Crop on
Farm is $7,000,000
_ Ottawa.���ln spite of the old adage,
"an apple a day keeps the doctor
away," Canada's per capita consumption of one of its most prolific products
is only ouethird of an-apple a day.
.This and other interesting things
about, the apple, its growth, eulfivsi-
tipn and marketing wore told io Ottawa Roiarians hero by W, T. Macoun,
Dominion horticulturist, who is also,
the oflicial apple tester for the Dominion. .   .
It may noC be widely known among
Canadians, he said, that the statistics
for 1021 show that iu Canada"3,7#!i,366
apple trees were in cultivation, which,
counting-(50 trees to an acre, would
cover an area oi 39t>,600 acres. In
1935} the apple production was 12,-
200.000 bushels of apples-of all varieties valued on the farm at $7,000,000.
Big Liner Battered By Waves
Gigantic  Ship   Encounters the   Worst
Storm  of  Its  Career
Cherbourg, France.���Fifty or moro
passengers lauded from tire steamship
Berengaria with bandaged heads, arms
in splints or sprained legs. They had
received these injuries on the voyage
from New York in th.e most, terrific
storm, in thc captain's estimation, the
ship had ever encountered in her
ocean career. /
The seas ran mountain high. One
terrific wave caused the ship to stand
on end, and such passengers ami
members of the crew as happened, to
be on" deck were thrown violently off
thcir feet..
The commander of the Berengaria
�����aid that in all hib 32 years at sea
he never had' seen weather equal to (
. London.���Now. thaUsccuriiy is in u
fair way for settlement by the.Locarno
pact, the French are taking the lead in
preparations for a' disarmament conference, which -will-be "call'edNit* Geneva under the auspices of thc League
of Nations early next year. They aru
impelled in this course by. two motives, the strongest of.which is iinaii-
jalal. . The second .niotwy is the growing revolt of young Frenchmen against
conscription. The French propose
coming I.o tho conference authorized
by the league to -discius the following
points:  ��� .      y
i���A study of all military, economic or other conditions by which tln.j
power for war of any country can be;
determined. This means the French
are willing to place a control on ail
military forces-.of any ."'state .unconditionally under the league:
2���A study of lli��_* relative positions
of the various countries, with tho
right to indicate how each power can'
be compensated for the inequalities of
the present heavy armaments in casu
of sudden aggression. 7 This means
that the French are ready to throw
into the league-melting pot',the disarmament conditions of the Versailles
treaty.   - ���'/
3���-The establishment of a principle-
which would prevent any state'from
maintaining armaments and superior
forces to those which the league could
bring'to bear against it in case il.
breaks, the league covenant. _,J3y this
France would- accept delimitation of
its own-.armed forces by the league.
���1���-A decision to be taken begore
Februarry of next year. This indicates that the French desire immediate disarmament.
Discover Rich Mine Fieid
Field of Lithia Ore Discovered North
Of Winnipeg
Winnipeg.���The story of the disco"! -
cry and development of th*.' .richest
field of Hi hia ore on the continent, and
one of only four or ^vu'.such fields in
the world, is being told at the conven-"
that culminating tho tempost of .Saturday.
Crime In United States
.Alexandra, Egypt.���United States
destroyers which had been lying here
awaiting orders have left huniedly for
Beirut, Syria.
Paris.���The French losses in the recent Damascus troubles according "to
official advices reaching   Paris,   wore
i.diers, ;and dO_woujnled. - Thu insur-
I gents' lost i!00 killed.   " (This compares
with previous unofficial, reports esti--
:Uoii of the Canadian Institute of Min-
'ing and Metallurgy which met here.
j F. 11. EvaiiP, who crowned a career
of 15 >ears of prospecting by tho discovery, is a delegate. The ore Is used
in fireworks, photography and many
medicines. Other products include
polash and aluminum and several rare
ore?, including tantalite, allied to the
tungsten gr-i'ip, and used for dental
insirument.e. ��� ���
'J'he ore body lies at Point 'du Bois.
north of Winnipeg, and is being developed hy British capital. It i.s
stated that 10,000 tons of ore valued ;
at ? 1,000,000 have been revealed up fo
the present by - the stripping operations. Six tons of oie representing
the first shipment left for Kn gland
recently. Consiruction- of a factory
ro'r-xtract: tJfa"ore" and other"products
(is being .planned for next summer.
Predict Potato Shortage
Wives Seek Equality
B.C. Gains By Seamen's Strike -
Vancouver.���Strike of seamen in
British, ports has had the "effect of
diverting orders for approximately
20,000 tons, of newsprint to .JJriiish
Columbia , mills. This would not
have been possible but'for the Canadian-Australian Treaty which went
into effect on October 1. '
Engine' Controls Its Own Power
Winnipeg."���Af ter "working on his Invention    for'   SO ' years, John Smith,
National   Council   of   Women   Want
'   Equal Standing With Sterner Sex -
Detroit, _Mich.���Canadian' delegates
to the* meeting of the National Coun-
stmctlon is not contemplated at thejcil of Women here, reported a move-j elected on n basis of mm-enforc^ment
present   time."       Herb -Lake   is   a j ment - sponsored   by    the    Canadian j of law.     lie blamed direct graft for
mating the deaths in the thousands.)     |
Graft   is ^Blamed   for   Most   of   the      In addition, the dispatches sav, the!
Failures In Law Enforcement    '   . insurgent.-:   killed   50  Armenians  and: 	
Atlantic ���City,  N.J.���More  crime-is j throe   Trlpol'iinns.     The   damage   to I Unfavorable Weather Injures. Crop of
committed each year ' in   tho .United , property is estimated, at, ��3,125.0<">0.    ; Tubers ifi Manitoba
States than in the remainder of North j . The reports WiphaFlze the fact thntj Winnipeg.-���Karly frosts and geni-r-
America, and all of South America and ; no Kupopean.-J v, i.-re wouadfd or hurt \-.{iiy unfavorable weather have brought
Europe, exclusive of .the Ihilkann and | in any way. - .   | ]la;_oc. {��� ��hj.potato crop, iti Aianttoba.
^ Russia,    according    to Chief Just ice j    The    oflioial    account di.cl_u.-d the jamI prices  an, i.juing peak records.
Mar&hall, of the Ohio mprf-me court.-* trouble stanou on the night of (Mo-: Tlso maji |,i.|Cl, \s ���<nv j^sO-a bushel
Tho   justice   ww " addressing,  the! ber IS, wh*n hi ndit gangs which had ,:uid'k ,��� 1>OSftjble that the $2mark will
middle    Atlantic    district  Of civilian i been operating iii thc; outskirts enter- ��� soon |)e rf��-tC_itd.   .-
clubs, and lie gave them his opinions > ��d ih��- naiive quarters   of   the   city. I
that   m'ost   executives   aro
Thousands   of   bfishels, >'>1 potatoes
icfually j Joined by the lowt'r claims they over- j It!W. hcon }ofl ln rh()v   Krm_ui   wj)i}0
powered the poliru and menaced Kuro- i(,arj[0r-in th.e s't-ason h-avy shipment*
mining district.of Northern Manitoba,} councils for a law which-would es-  mo^t of the failures iy law enfmce-
near The Pas.
University  Students  Fined
iabllsh the "equality"   of ' wife   with [ mcnt.��
husbahd regardless of husband's earn- j  "
ing capacity.    The delegates said ihat
Protest to Leagye cf Nation
unirersn/   oi_uacn��_s   rineo ,uf, kiii.iv..j.       *uv _,v^.m-�����, ,....v| Protest to uenjj
^Toronto.���Eighty-one University of ja movement to put such a law on thej  _ merlin.���'J'he Syiian colony In Ger-
Toronto students have each been fined "Statute books was under way in sev-jnj.irly   j,.ls   <5je(j   a   Iirul,-._,t wjtts ,},,-
five dollars^by the university author!- jor.-.l Canadian provinces.     A similar j Leasue of Nations against thuburbar-
iies for participating   in   a   raid   on flaw is said to be in effect ln Sweden,
Trinity Collage lesldenee duririt,' which  placing the housewife on an economic
several clergymen visiting ihe college  find legal basis with the bread-wijmi-r.
were driven from their   beds    by    a
stream of water from hose pipes.
peon fiuarter.s.
To Make Medical Survey
t wen- mado to Unirf-d States eoiismn
j its    tn " tho    DaUolas un-i  today an
[acute short:u;i*- i.xi.-U in this province
j importation will  bo  m-c<����sa��"j   to fill
.the locnl n-(|Uir. ments.
'   Captured By Chinese Bandits
Peking. ��� Information     that     two
American priests are held by bandits pcrlmeatal farm, and it may be that it
October Sets Cold Record
Ottawa.���The month just passed has,
hem tho coldest October recorded in
the last 35 years at the Dominion ex-
at Stj John's Island, south cf Hong
Kong, has. been received by the United States legation.     It is understood
engineer, of Winnipeg, claims to hav^lthat a United States destroyer and a
perfected a stationary engine capable! Chinpse airship are proceeding to the
of controlling and producing its own, island,
self-manufactured power. He has a
perfect model lor demonstration'.   -
Mareii Wins in Bodaventurs
Quebec���According to the latest information fiom Bonaventure County,
Hon. Charles ^farcil has heen elected
N. S. Coal Production
Glace' Bay, N. S.���Production, at the
collieries ofthe British Empire Steel
Corporation reached almost half a mil-
has been the coldest over a still great
er number of years, as.thls is as far as
the records at the farm' jun. The
mean temperature for the Month was
3S.9 degrees Fahrenheit against" the
average of 46.6.
Long Flight Of Mallard
Would  Ensure H Constant Supply of
Practitioners For Csnacia   - j
.   Mont real.���Many promim-m in>-dio.il
Ism and human slaughter in Syria "for ' men from various parts of Canada, i-t-1-
which Prance as well as the League oi ' triuh.-d the fall meeting ol ihf'vxcou- ,' Duck -Released   in   Missouri
Nations is -esponsible."     Tho protest ,'tivt- committee of-the Canadian Mf-di- i      ,     -   . Near Qu'Appelle
says the league has   ronforred   upon> cal As'sochuion.     The cor.i:nitt��-o de-i.   Retina.���Kiv_-' months    a
France an
is   Shot
o,   T.  A.
'unnecessary   unci   unjust '< elded to lunko'a medical, survey of thvl.Mu^elmait, of Qniiicy, Illinois, ca��Kh:
- [entire Dominion with a, vi.-w io aseer-'n.'ftm-- adult mallard duck, ln-.-inded n
fftiuing the distribution of tin- medical! with
I ..w.-iut, iui .i^L.,.,u..vi. u. .."  ...,_.....v..!, . mill ;i h>�� iron and   rolca^-.t}
'profession.     Coupled with, this, was a SScobey hnlu\ Missouri.
a compilation ofl ].ast month, R AV. Allen, the as-
records of the annual supply'of phy- ;sist8Hr city ��-iigineer. shot the yunw
slciaus' through the    universities,   iu fduck iifar.Qsi'Appf-lle, took off thi- rhi.c
'   ^    B.C. Pioneer Dead   ,
Vancouver.���Stephen T. Hall, 79,- a decision to make
British Columbia pioneer who held "the
post of express agent and postmaster
at 150 Mile House In the Carbioo district in the days of the gold rush, died
here recently.     He was born in Hali- j Canada.
fax..    Mrs." A. C. Foster, of Gleiehen, I
Alta., Js Ms daughter. ��� {France   Trying   Silver   Fox   Farming !another' incident in  the rompfUng of
,, i    Rouen, France.���Erforis. to breed the', the   natural   history, of-  rhe   North
Ontario's Seaplanes Stage Manoeuvres j silver fox In France ar>* being pur-; American coiuir.pnt was elos'-d.
-Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.���Sixteen "sea-: sued   energetically.       A   course   of;	
.order to ens'u:e a'constant i*tnd ade-iand si-m it to the department of ns_-
. quate number of practitioners for all; tional park.-, at Ottawa.     Nov. h- li:. =.
i _��� - ��   ,
; received    tho    thanks ot
IStatt'h department of itgri>
ihe  I'njud.
ul ture. and
Thornton Sails For England
Montreal.���Sir     Henry     Thornton,
chairman' and president of the Canadian National Railways, sailed  from! planes of the Ontario Air. Service on j lecture's,   with   Alms illustrating the
Hon tons during the month of October, i New York on the liner Mauretania'/or i Oct, SI, flew in formation over the lives of captive   foses  on  Canadian {
a total of 4f>7,t25 tons being raised a;
by a majority of SOO vor.es over his'aS��lnst 127,122 tons in September.
opponent,      Theodore j
W.   K.   V.   3104
|   A Swedish scientist has invented a
|paint-which "changes color with sd-
Y&aclng tcaj. erature.
a biief visit to England, Sir Henry,
���while in London, vrill deal with matters pertaining to the European interests of the Canadian National system,
a�� official stateBK-nt made at company
headquarters ��inoHn<*ed.
city, giving a series of manoeuvres In ' farms, are to be given her?. Trap-
Uie presence of a number of dhstln- Jikts :'tnd fox breeders heie from Can-
guished visitors, including Hon. J.imer ', ada declare the ��now-co\��rod pinr-
Lyon3. luinister or" lanus and fcf ests, j forests of Northeastern France are
Ifc trhose Jeicrtment the sir eeiricrjideal .for raising tbe animals, and
fs facladea.
Across Cantada In 67 Hours
Vancouver.���Breaking all known
records tor Jong distance- railrog-l
travil, the new oil-elecU^c '-^r of tL��
Canadian National arrived-here from
Montreal- in five hoars less than ihse*
lav��.    The car will -tm used for ����r?��
"*pedal preserves have been laid! out. lice la British Columbia, >���
Is J2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
32.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great'3Britatn and
thc United States $2.50, always in ad-
Here and Tlieire
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
tV.ai thc editor would be pleased
to have more money.
Rock Creek Items
Wishing farewell and bon voyage
to the celebrated writer of the
Scarlet Pimpernel, a bouquet of
scarlet pimpernels was presented to
Baroness.Orczy, when she embarked
with her husband, Mr. Montagu
Barstow, on the SS. Montclare of
the Canadian Pacil'i'c line, for
England. The presentation was
Wade on behalf of tho company by
Eapt. Geo. Webster and President
E. W. Beatty's card was attached.
Baroness Orczy came out to Canada
to assimilate local colour for a new
book, which will be eagerly awaited
Frank Roberts, of Myers Creek,
was'a visit to town on Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Smith, of
James Lake, paid a visit  to town
on Friday.
Slim Johnson is working at the
Imperial group which is under
bond to J. W. Clark, of Greenwood.
The building boom still continues
afe Rock Creek, Sam Johnson being
the latest to construct an addition
to bis house.
The farmer?, nearly every day,
are hauling large loads of grain to
load railway cars ab the depot for
shipment west.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Harpur, of
Myncaster, were in Greenwood on
Monday evening and attended the
Masquerade Dance.     1.
The Misses Hazel Johns and
Ellen Burdick and several others
from Rock Creek attended the War
Veterans Masquerade in 'Greenwood on Mod day night.
All the ranchers, who reside in
tbe Myers Creek section, are requested to attend a meeting in fcbe
Riverside Hall on Friday afternoon, Nov. 13th, when the water
rights question will be discussed.
"   Tbe directors of the Stock Breeders-Association held a special meeting in - Riverside  Hall on Friday
afternoon.    Several itfuiis- o'f - business were referred - to. by- the, pres:
" ident_ "alfo a letter. was ���- read from
-the Secretary, Harry."Martin,."who
is at present-out; of::. town',; sending
-in his resignation, which.under the
��� circumstances. was yaccepted'., with
1 regret,- 'Vlfc'was decided to carry ou'
, without-' .nominating. another, oue,-
until,  fcbe 'election - of 'oilicers,-in
the.spring.' "-..   .      ' '���'-.-' ......
Motor tourists from the United
States brought $150,000,000 in revenue to Canada in lil'25, according
to estimates of government officials. This sum is equal to a
quarter of the value of the
Dominion's wheat crop and approximates . the value of the annual
mining output of Ontario, Quebec
and British Columbia combined.
More than 2,000,000 American
automobiles, it is estimated, have
crossed into Canada, this fall.
They carried in the neighbourhood
of 9,000,000 persons, or a number
equal to tho total population of
Midway-School        ? -v.,
x-x Report lor Oetober
7 --'       '....   -.piyisiON-j"   '..-'- --yx-:
--.���.'��� Teacher,' Jose MacDonald -:
���Total���attendance'--'. .,:-. 7 -"'-"" -444
Average.daily attendance    W 20.7
X'Xx.X ;'���'.; Proficiency List.. '    '    ;
. GradeVIII: - Kathleen Salmon,
,.Yveg Bohemier,.. Rosalie Brown.
���-Ktfy Sbarp. -'W. -
y - - Grade  VII:    Mae "Sbarp,/Raymond Tippie, William Tippie; John
'. Mc'Mynri,-Verna EVaup,'Mayneen
,_. Bush.    Absent Jro.m' examinations
���,7WKermeth Stewart,;'.-.-y--; ���;' '.--'..': -W
}���;������_. Grade V:   'Gladwin Sharp,.Marc
"'. _Bohe'm.ier'��mV01w'eri Mair (Vqual)..
.'Ci-isele.'Bohemier, James Brown. '.. '���-
.Grade IV:. Christiane Bohemier,
.. Alice Mair; Ahge Marie Bohemier.
������,  Bernadine Brown, Fred Ti'p'pe.--\'-"'.
.Perfect Attendance.'.'���"":��� .'.
Bernadine Brown, James Brown,
Rosalie   Brown, '.."Mayneen' .'Bush.
Verna" Evan?.- Alice Mair, -Olwen
Mair,   John. "'McMynn,'. Kathleen
"."Salmon,     Gladwin .'.'Sharp,..'Map
,". Sharp,   .Roy -Sharp/'"Fred '"'.Tippie.,
.Raymond Tippie, William Tippie".
���/."���'���'.' mvisiox 11 '""".'
':'.-���'-.'Teacher, N. F. Keir
-Total attendance " - - -JOG
v'Avprage daily attendance   -   2J.CS
*'   >������        ', Pipildency List
.-'".- .Grade III: Gordon . Robert?."
7 Jack* Brown j .Ethel Bender, Marion
-.Mair, Bertille Bohemier, Lucile
": Evans.
.. Grade II:.   John Champa, Philip
��� Pannell,     Paulino   Robert?,   Just
.Bohemier,  Fred  Erickson, Ernest
,   Grade   I   a:     Louis      Deliele,
Doaglas Stewart, Robert Evans...
Grade I b: Dale Brown, Leslie
Bryan, Audrey Mair, Eloi-Bo-
heinier, Jack Champa, Evelyn
Hawke? and Edward" Bryan equal.
Perfect Attendance "���'-.'";
Ethel Bender, Bertille Bohemier,
Eloi Bohemier, . Just Bohemier,
Dale Brown j Jack Brown, Edward
BryaDi- ���' '. Leslie;- ���*" Bryan,. .Jack.
Obampap: John . Champa, yLon is
Delisle, Fred -'��� Erickson, -Lucile
Evane, Kobert"-' Ev^n*, Audrey
Mair, Pauline- Eoberts, Gordon
Sofaests. - -        '
C. B. Foster, passenger traffic
manager of the Canadian Pacific,
states that the success of the crop
in the West this year will make
money more free and is bound to
stimulate travel between Canada
and the Old Country. To handle
the expected increased volume of
traffic, his _ company, he states,
will run special trains early in
December connecting directly with
the company's Atlantic liners, sailing from the winter port of Saint
John, N.B. These liners sail on
dates that are calculated to get
passengers home to any point in the
British Isles or the near continent
in plenty of time for Christmas.
...-, Taking the North-.- American
moose over to Europe with a view
to... acclimating ��� ifc in ' Northern
Europe .is. in- par t:,-the.  aim - of ,
".Heinrich ; Carl,";. Count.ySchimmei-
mann,- one.- 'of .ytfce ,-largest '.--land'..
. owners"��� in. Denmark."; . The Count-
arid   Countess. were;- taken   to - the'
��� Cains", river, .district,;* -.where ' .they
; spent   three  weeks.;-'. During  this.-
' time'.-theyV;walked "a" average .of'
fifteen-miles a.'day,for twenty days,''
covering: three.' hundred: miles yon-,
foot, "riot' "reckoning;, the distance������'
they .'traversed- in   aajioe".    -'.-.They
.went .toy the ..woods"'of-'Northern'
Quebec "for- -another--''shot' at . the.,
elusive'   moose   before'sailing ���'��� for
.-home -' on"' the . Canadian" -'" Pacific
liner.- -Montnairn."" :. ��� ���-..;'_���... -
���-.���;-"'A .recent epidemic of. motor acci--
' dents, five .of which 'occurred in one .-
'nigl-'t.- .thouglv.'luckily Hone Vof them' _
.':proj_dytp' be fatal, elicited.'the.fol7,'
! ;iov,V.ng- editorial "comment from the
Montreal.'Sta W:''That:"fiy-e}drivers. ^
of.-automobiles-' "should   drive., their.-"
cars" into-moving  trains 'within.;a:
'period':Tof -twefity-fouiX.hours /in
..Canada would seem .to indicia te-that1-'
carelessness is.-the "'-"main" cause of *
accidents.   '   The  location" of   level.
crossings , is   either  welUkJi'own. or'.
..clearly, indicated .at a--:distance that-
gives..even.a last driver aniple. time',
-to; stop.. At. many,such" crossings
bells automatically- ring as .train's y
. are approaching. _ - ."Aty others," - bar
-gates are let down..  Some"are open"'.,.
,���these, almost" entirely- in the" coun-'
' try; districts;-, . But',.;-despite'7all" -
.'safeguards, warnings,'"-signals',' and "
.precautions," accidents- ���'continue-  to"--':
happen >t. level.���.crossings ; with- an
alarming, consistehcy. - ]n some"., in- -.
c'idenls,;. indeed,. it'-. almost "looks', as.
.'.though the.' drivers wei-'a .determined;../
.to.   defy.'-.'all' .attempts/;to., ensure'. .
cau tion.", 'The p a per" .ca! Is for- cari-_ -'���
.conation -of7drivi*ngylicc-:is6 jii .cases)''
"iik'o the above. '���':...''��� '
delinquent Co-Owner Notices.7,.;#25.06
Coal and Oil  Notices........ ...;     7.00
Estray Notices-....; ..... ...3.00
Cards of Thanks..'.     j.bo
Certificate'of Improvement..."  .12-50
(Where more than one claim appears ia? notice, $5.00 for each ad-
ditiojtal claim.)
All other le^'al advertising, 15 cents a
line first insertion, arid 12 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion,' . nonpariel
measurement,       *.__. ','���'..
_'y-Transcient display'advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion, ;7 "���. _=."���   -.- '���
Businessyiocals''.. iz_kc. a line sach in-,
sertion/v.'. - ��� -���'-' - .-_.' ���     ".-'--:-:- ���.-. 'x'Xz
XX-'sf.     om-
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Jacqueline Log'a.n
in the Paramount Picture
*The Dawn of a Tomorrow"9
A story of tremendous punch���
yet with such a bright outlook rn
life it will seud you away with a
smile iu your heart. To.be shown
at the Greenwood Tlieatre on
Saturday, Nov. '14th.
DR. A. J.
Office: McCutcheon Residence
ezjaaryfxniiBLc. n3CTarwcjj.twjai��Kt6��g<a^c- n^y.~
P'nysician and Surgeon
Residence Fhone 69
GEO'. ARMSON,   Grand Forks,
The 20tli Ccnt��ry_" Shoe Reoairer.
A.11 work and material   guaranteed,'   VVe
, .pay postage 0511; way.    Terms Cash,   '
Job Printing at The Ledge
"Adyertise; in'-' The \ t&dgB ���
,', '.  PRE-EMPTIONS   /--���'.
��� Vacant, unreserved,-., - surveyed
.Grown lands may -be -pra-orriptedby
British subjects over 18'years .of/age,
and-by TiUeha on declarinjr intention;
to. become British subjects,7cbr_ai-
tional' -upon-'"residence, ; o.ccupatlori;
and. improvement, -for- "agricultural
purposes../-'- 7 * [y--x . ';���'     ,'������-','
Full-; information.' ebnecrninff regu-=.
:. lations -.'- regard Ing--... pre- eruption's --la
given".In Bulletin No. "1; Laiid "Series,
"Ho\y to'-Pre-empt Land," .'copies"..ol
which can be ob'tamed-free"o�� charga.
by .'addressing -the .Department .of.
Lands, Victoria,. E.G., or to any Gov-,
eminent'-Agent.    ;.   .   '- -_ .-.
-.- Records will be, .granted covering
.only land '- suitable" for agricultural
.purposes,. "and .which is: not' Uiriber--
land, ��� i.e.", oarry'lhg_ over 8,000 ' board
feet iMsr.acro'wesf.o'f tlie Coast Range
and 5,0.00 ieot pjy:--'acre,east :ot that
Range..  . -
- *& Applications-for-- pra-eniptions" ara;
- to be addressod  to -Uie Land  Cora-
miaaionerof the Land-'Recordirig DI-'
'yisfon,. in which, the-land applied for
' is situat"ed7and are'made on-printed-
forms,- copies, .of " which' can 'bo -ob-
. tained from tho Land 'Commissioner.
.-." . Pro-einptions.muKt .be occupied for
i'ivo Jyears and'-iniprovements. made-:
��� to-.value of .$10 -per. acre,: including",
^clearing and .cultivating at. least five'
���acres, -before a..Crown. Grant, can" b'9;
'received.'-'   .-       .���;   .   -,'.-���'   '.-        ��� '
".F.dr-more: detailed Information se��.
'this ' Bulletin "How tb Pre-empt
Applications, nro received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not boing timbcrland,
for ugriciiltural 'purposes; minimum
price for first-class (arable) land is
$5 per-acre, .and second-class .-(Rra_s--
ing) land .$2.50 por aero. .Further'information regarding purchase or l.easo '
- of .Crown lands,Is given in" Bulletin
No. 10, ..Land" Series,' "Purchase and-
..Lease of-Crown.. Lan.ds."
Mill, factory, or industrial sltea on.'
tinibef land,. not 'exceeding 40 acres,
may bo purchased, or', leased; thie bon-
ditiohs.      including      Bayment   " ol
stumpage.. -      -
Urisuryoyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may.-ba leased as homesltee,
conditional -upon a dwelling being
erected" in -th'e first year, titla being
obtainable after residence and- improvement- conditions are .���fulSillsd
and land has been surveyed.
For   grazing,   and   industrial   pup-
poses areas not exceeding- 649 acres
may be leased by one person or fi
company, "
". GRAZmOi
��� . Under the Grazing Act tha Province is. divided ifrto grazing district* .
and the" range administered" under a
Grazing ' . Commissioner.       Annual
grazing permits are issued based on-
���numbers ranged,priority being given;..
to established o.wno-a.   Stock-owners
may.'-.'form-.associations, for :ran_?e-
management:-' Free,   or .partly  frsa..
permits'- are' available   for' asttU-ra, .
campers -'aad, -travellers, up ,:to . tea -
U*s4 '..-.   ���..������ .��� .���'-���   ".-',--   ." -'-���'/-.   y
'Many Years of Sunshine Days
\yHEN your family have all grown up and are doing
T f'for themselves, and you and your wife are once more
alone together as you were in the early days of your
married life��� ���
Then if you have had thc foresight to provide for'your
own and your wife's future by means of an Endowment
in the Confederation Life Association, you will indeed
experience the serenity and comfort of "Matty Years of
Sunshine Days."   ���'...'���
Send for interesting illustrated booklet:
District Manager, Rogers Buildiii},', Vancouver, B.C.
GILBERT PRIDEAUX, General Agent, Princeton, B. C.
. CHARLES KING, Ag-cnt, Greenwood, B.C.
'No Matter What Happens "���/
Please send m? booklet.       .
Name ,	
fires! Solano Greets
,g Man
MarIa-..Ttritr:a,/fam<!iissJfiftpr,' at Canadian Pacific Windsor Station, Montreal, with abouquet presented tb her hy faerfrlead Col.George
P. R. -.(l.tset). Cunslj: Hoses in'a candy.vsisepresented by Mtuc Jeritza to Colonel George II. llam,"  --���'...:-
II. Hiitti.of iheC.P.
���f��Tl"%nvr- ih -Colonel "Gf*'ei-{ro. K.J.ITahv
. -"'�� & oi the C.P.R^r'r-Tfcis \vaa'(;i>.cof
Lhe -first questions' asked * by-. Maria
Jei-itzay-tho -rtiost celebrr.t'-d pojirauo,
o�� our tftne,"v,.'heu-.she-v.isitad.:KCorit-'
real on "October-9th; 192o..-yiii?".e's-
.pressod'. regret .when-she learned that
th'e -Dean of Qanadiaii Journalists
.wiis indisposed', .ind'she 'seiit'him'.a-
bouquet of .candy roses in."a-.candy"
vase with-the wish that }:!_}.Hie may;
long continue to bo '.'lovely as..the
roses, arid sweeL * ,as-~* the- .caiid.y.".
Colonel'.Ham'-sent- J'oritza a" bouquet
-of-cutflowera.'- .',_���,."--". " * ���'. ��� -
"''- AVhen Jeritza was'last iri, Montreal
on March, l'2th,; 1923, Colonel Ham
fjoiiductedher around. Canadian. Pack
Tic V.'iridsor Station.   Since tbat-timo
sho; sang. -in." many' countries, ' being
hailp'dy ovwywhere as a'.'goddess of''
'sbiisr"3nd a.(i*uc'cn of beauty." '.
���.yS-'i'donijif ever have such personal
clfiu-riis and tha gifts of a. great.yc.i.cey
and wonderful dramatic-p'owers-'been
.combined- .as , they:' ar-2 -in  ''M::ria
J.'eritaa..:.;. '' X -,[ X- _ Z X X   '- ���-.   '"
- -A fuw w.ccKs- ago .slie ,sr.ng.ir,
Covent.Gardens, l':o:id6.n; \vith.��r^at
success," -w'iiining- -.th,i -pluudita.'- .e:
grc-at audiences.'      "*   '.   -.-"; ,_;--,  ;-
- Jtriisa-. includes ;.E.nt,i��h-: iir-.thJ
many language's she- spvaki, and", at
Wi7idsor "Station,- Mo:.-tre"al,ysiie' had | -IIous.s -I'Tew ;Ycrk
men'v/ho guided her train.to Toronto,
where she-sang on October 10th. She
gave tho~engine, men some rosies from.
bouquets received "frora ..appreciative'
members of'her. Montreal audience.
- In private life- -Maria -Jeritza'is the.
wife1: of'"-_Baron -Popper  of '..'Vienna,'
djseribe'dfby Colbnel-Ham as "one oi-.
tlis-' finest looking men  I have.'ever.
seen.", Baroii .Popper stands well over.,
6 feei in. lisis:Iit... -He ahd the golden
haiivd, lilue eyed,.-'pearly.mouthed
_3y.rones.in-.ake a.perfect pair. -" ��� *,
". -Jciitza""spends "most of-the winter
.ngin<j. at- "the - Metropolitan -Opera"
The Mineral Province of Western Canada ;
���x   ..'���;"���"       ."-.HiiH. produced  Minerals as follows:     Placer Gold, '877,382,953; Lode Gold,
:���;. :'y '��� Si-18;,-173,190; Silver,.868,S24,579; Lead,.870,548,578;.Copper, S1S7,489,378; Zinc,
��� - ���-      _S32.-1.71,"497; M!9celtaDebaB;MiDeralB^?$l,43I,.349>;C!bai^aiid Coke, 8260,880,048;
Buiklisjg Sfeone, Brick,-Cement, else.,"842,225,814: m.akfng ifcsMiberal Producbloa .
to thc.'etid pf'1924, show'.anV    '   . " _��� .   '--,".  -.-W.W-    .--'*,'.-.     -X:   '}-' . -WW'-7'      ���..'"'.,.���
';������'.'��������� -A:ggrepte:- Value ���: of i[059,M7}3Ux)Xxix:x'X
Production for the Year Ending December, 1924^ $*8y704,604
The Mining Laws of this  Province are.more liberal, and  the, fees lower, than -those of any other
Province in the Dominion, or any colony;Ib;the Bntieh EtiijHre.W zX"' .. ..'
MineraHocafcions are granted to discoverers for nominal fees. 5  .-
Absoluts Tifeles are obtained  by developing each  properties, the seenrifey of which is guaranteed
by Crown Grants. - ���'        "
Foil information together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressingT���
; ;; V ';,. '    VICTORIA. British Columbia.  ,
N.B.    Practically.all British.Oolambia MinerabPropertiea npon which development work has been
-.'/.'  y done are 'described in gome one of the. Annual Seports of the Minister of Mines.   Those
. :,  ;,!. eoBsidering mining investments shoTild refer to snch reports.    They are available withpufi
���'. charge on application to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B.C.    Seports of the Geol<^fcal
��� y Survey of Canada," P&eifio Building, Ysacouver, ..are recommended as valaable Eourcss of
"���".'    "-information. -X.-X ._yxy..__.     ;;..���_  . :���._ -������������   ���:������   ,; .yy. ...:y Z ��� '_ '". -:- .,


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