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!Hro^cial tibr
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The Oldest Mining Camp Newspaper In British Columbia
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-Vol.   XXXII.
V
Greenwood, b. c, Thursday. December 17, 1925.
No.   21
Gifts for the Home *  1
Yedo Waire ~    II ���,
JarJlneers, Vases. Flower Bowls, Fern Dishes, Smoking Sets, 'Etc^li*'
Lustre Gift Assortment -   -���'       || y
Crown Derby Cups and Saucers. Bon Bon Dishes. Jam Dishes,,Pfates fMii
^ LADJE^and  GENTS
M'^-'fUR^ishllNGS^-y'-.
AROUND HOME
���1 ....
*
Afternoon Tea Sets
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
$m
Sleighs
'��'
��� Good Assortment pf Toys fcg
Good Things for Christmas       ||
Christie's Biscuits, Plum Puddings, &, Fruit Cake   ~|$;.;
* Home-Made Mincemeat " My
* Chocolates in Fancy Boxes and in Bulk        ��   '&���'���
Christmas Mixed Candy 30c. and '40c. lb %%:������
"Jap Oranges, Delicious Apples, Bananas, Etc      ^
:    '- -   .      - '   ' '"���       '
Some" choice Turkeys to arrive
Order Early   ,,
'" For Quality and Value Order^-From Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
���g^s&^ssss^&^si&sis^^'^sk
y
'Our Stock-of
Xrhas Goods lias Arrived
? -
PRUIT, CAKES and PUDDINGS^
Nuts, Figs, Raisins, Jap Oranges, Dates, Candies, ^
Delicious Apples, Cranberries, Etc.
AlkAre fresh Stock
TAYLOR & SpN
Phone ..7   - '���"
y
m>- Xmas Specials
Igj    Boys fine-Jersey andv
m ,  . "Wooi Sweaters - .
g|s_ fancy Colors
����f 15 p.c. off on every one
"^���"We have the best assoi lineiit of
>jM Handkerchiefs,
y^ iu town f
Wi
H        -       Ladies ,
a^ ,Fancy Silk and Wool ,
wG? -        ' -
||     Mose also fine Silk
ip        in'all the latest shades    ..,
fes l    "
^   IVIens fancy pullover
Sweaters
and fine^Mackinaw - ���
Shirt-blouses
,^g  Fancy Armbaffcls, Suspenders
?��<y and Garters      - _"   -
s|| -      Put up in fancy boxes
-M  Childrens heavy ribbed Wool
^  and fine Cashmere Stockings,
ffl     Heavy, Wool Gloves for the
M        �� Children " ';
M IVIens House Slippers
||.   Special Grab Sale
_=, SOc. a grab
\m Commencing Tuesday
All useful Xmas Presents "
Prize Box
Ladies fine Silk Mose $1.50
Mrs. Ellen. Trounson
The Schools close for. the
Christmas holidays on Friday.
Ola Lofstad returned last week
from a twd^weeks holiday at tbe
coast.
Born���To Mr.-and Mrs. J. C.
Smith, (nee Miss Stella Storer),
a son on Dec 10th, at the District
Hospital.
/ Joe Price has recovered sufficiently from his illness to resume
his duties at the Silly mine,
Beaverdell. "   .
;The local post office will be
open from 11:30 until 12 noon,
and from 4 to 4:30 p. tn. on
Christmas Day.
Jake Myers, for sixteen years
rleruty collector of U.S customs
at Laurier has been transferred
to Blaine, Wash.
Christmas Shopping
_ Make your selections early
Stationery
Newest Styles _
Real Estate and Insurance
Fire. Accident & Sickness, Life,
Automobile, Bonds, Burglary. &c
"X.
Auctioneer
"o    y
Houses for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
CHARLES   KING
Greenwood. B.C.      ���-
As fine an Assortment as can be found in B.C. -
China
. Limoges, Qrosvenor, Aynsley and Others
��� Beautiful Goods
See the new Gulda Ware
Chocolates
Nellson's Xmas Packages.   All sizes.'
' -      ,
Always" Appreciated
s    "   ������'      -  Cutex Sets
Ranging from smallest to largest
Imported Perfumes, Complexion Powders,
Compacts, Toilet Sets, Ivory Goods,
Fountain Pens, Etc.
, . *.
Smokers Sundries'
Pipes, Cigarette Cases, Holders
Toys and Dolls""
������ \ Xmas Tree Ornaments
Kodaks and Supplies, Snapshot Albums
Victrolas and Records
EJxccptionallx fuse line of
Xmas Cards
Qet first choice
���i���
YOUR"
Don't Send
WATCHES
AWAY
We want your watches and are prepared to give you satisfaction
All Work Thoroughly Guaranteed
We handle a nice line of
7  . SPECTACLES
A.  A'. WHITE
Watchmaker and Jeweler
F. J. WHITE, Manager,
Goodeve's Drug Store
,*9l��_W��.*r��3��t.tA*JT m_~.      *
VICTOR
FUMING
Mr. and. Mrs. B. M. Cudwortb
arid. Mr. Peterson, of Bridesville,
were visi'ors in town on Wednesday and Thursday.
The Rock Creefc Womens Institute" are holding a Dance in
Riverside Hall, Rock Creek, on
Monday', Dec. 28th. Watch for
posters.
. Mr. and Mrs C. R, Garris and
two children, Donald and Dorothy, returned to- Spokane last
week after-.residing here-for several months. ^
Chas. Norris, of Nelson, a well
known C.P.R. engineer, is recov-
ing'from a fractured arm which
"he received wfien he fell from an
engine last month. -
At a meeting of the Hockey
Club on Wednesday evening-in
the Firemen's.room, it was decided to register all players with
the B. C. A. H. A. The holding
of a dance was discussed but, on
hearing that there will be a
dance in Midway voti,New Year'.s
Eve, it was tjecided to postpone
it"until somefuturedate."
Community Xmas Tree
A Community Xmas Tree  and
Entertainment will take place in
the Greenwood Theatre on Wednesday, 23rd Dec.  at 7:30 o'clock
jiu the evening.     - ���.'...-
A uice programme of songs,
recitations, and plays has been
prepared by the children aud a
sketch is also to be put on by
some of the-Sunflower Minstrels.
Santa Claus will, arrive during
the evening and will bring a
present for every boy and girl-in
Greenwood.
- The generosity of Mr. Duncan
'Mcintosh aud other citizens has
made tbis Community Tree possible and young and old are asked
to" be there and make the evening
one of the greatest successes that
Greenwood bas ever, had.
Crown Granted Timber
Land Taxes Reduced
, Kettle River Mining Co.
Penticton WAnnouncement is
made of the formation of the
K< ttie River Mining Company,
holding claims on Wallace Mt,
Beaverdell. The company has
under bond the" Gold Drop Fraction and will acquire .the Ford
Fractional No. 1-and No. 2 claims
in proximity to the Sally   group.
This will be the first mining
deal at Beaverdell in which Penticton citizens are interested, in
which a public sale of stock will
be conducted,1 all previous deals
being operated by syndicates.
Directors of the company are
D. J. Mclntyre, C. . W, Nicholl,"
H. M. Ramsay, j. R. Wells arid
Albert-Coy. ,D. J. Mclntyre is
president, J. A'. Greenhill secretary-treasurer, A. F. Cummings
auditor and W. A.' Woodward
solicitor.
Imperial Group Shipping
We sell
Thermiodyne Radios
on tlie time payment plan
S-tufee set $135,00
6-tuf)e set $215.00
Before you buy a Radio fee sure
you hear the
Thermiodyne
McMYNN'S STOR
*   AGENTS
Midway, B. C.
In sending in his subscription
to" The Ledge, J. Wi Mnrphy, of
Neville, Sask.', says: "I still see
the' names of many of my old
time friends in The Ledge. I
also notice you have an old time
friend of mine in Greenwood in
Roy Clothier. Charlie Bothweli,
an old timer at the Mother Lode,-
was elected as the Liberal member for Swift Current at the re-
ceni elections." He is a brother-
in-law bf D. McLaren, of Dead-
wood. Charlie is one of the best
lawyers krSaskatchewan.""
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Magic.
The game of curling, inasmuch as
it makes for good fellowship and
understanding between men and
women, is a promoter--of domestic
happiness.
She parks her baby with a friend ^
And piles her dishes in the sink; ^
Pulls on her sweater, grabs her broom
And hurries over to the rinkj
(She could have had her dishes done
But she was drawn to play at one).
She wins her game and so is drawn
To curl again at half past three,
This is a bear-cat of a game
Against her ancient enemy j
When she comes out the lamps
_.   gleam high   ~
Like stars against the dark grey sky.
J. W. Clark is loading a third car
of ore at the Imperial  Group  which
adjoins  the    Riverside   mine   above
Rock Creek..  TTh��s  group.was recently   sold ,to  Mr.   Clark by Paul
Nelson/Ola Lofstad and' Ed.   Mellrud for an attractive' figure, on which
an initial payment "was made.    The
new owner has   done   considerable
work at  this  property since he ac-
l quired it.   An engine and compressor,
which drives the drills, were installed,
and a spur was built on the K.V.Ry.
The ore is similar to ��� what  is mined
in Kimberley and there appears to be
a large body of it.     The ore can be
very economically handled  from the
mine to the car for shipment to  the
smelter.
/
wits.
8WIUHI STARKE WALLACE B��LRV
WLUAMCOIUSM. CUIUS ADAMS
at Greenwood Theatre &n Saturday, Dec 19th
11. W. R. MOORE, B.A.
BARRISTER      SOLICITOR
NOTARY PUBLIC
' Greaswood
Ledge 'Ads, Bring Results
Now by all things that we' ve been told
Of husbands and their ways, ���
This woman's man will surely scold
And grevious trouble raise -
When he comes home at close of day
- -And finds, dear wife is far away.
He goes and brings his offspring home,
And builds the kitchen fire,     -   - ���
He sets the dinner'on to cook,
No trace of slumbering ire;
But knowing what'we do of life
Wc tremble for the erring wife.
At six o'clock her step is heard,
Her voice is full of joy,'
"Oh, Bill, I didn't do a thing-
To Mrs, Pomeroy,
I took'her out with my last stone
And we were one upcoming home;"
And as hc stirred the baby's food
He said,- "Fm glad you slammld
her good."
���Nellie McClung.
Flowing Language
, ,,,,, _,        I
"How is your son . getting ort . st
college?" "-���.;   -.   '
"He must fee doing pretty well Xin
languages. J have just paid for three
courses���S1G. GO for Latin, ��19,00
for Greek aad 2100 for Scotch."
Two Saturdays"""        "
Made Holidays
Saturday, December 26th, and
Saturday, January 2nd were proclaimed public holidays, Jsy order-
in-council of the Provincial Government in Victoria on Saturday.
Officials explained that the
order would.apply to the civil
service and banks all over the
province, while business "establishments closed or not as they
pleased.
Victoria, December 15.���Taxation
changes more extensive- than in the
budget speech were proposed to the
legislature this afternoon, when Hon.
Dr." J. D. MacLean, minister of
finance, introduced his bill to amend
the Taxation Act.
1.���The rate of taxation on crown
granted timber is reduced from 3 per
cent. ,to li per cent., ~as'a result-of
the assessment now completed, which .
gives such an increased valuation that ,
even with the reduced rate, the crown
revenue will be increased by $125,000
a year.
2.'���The proposed 10 per.cent,
deduction , on personal property tax
will apply to all who pay this tax,
except 'where the levy  is less than
<$2S!'X'"-."X.
3.���A "new tax of 50 cents a ton is
imposed .upon every ton. of fish used
by the growing-fish meal and fish oil
industries of the province.
4.���The. war" time change in the
gold tax is 'repealed,- and hereafter
ggld mines will pay the same 2 per
cent, mineral tax as other 'mines pay.
To encourage the small miner, the
first #5,000 production will be ex- .
empt.     '. -^ - "~
- 5.���Industries paying interest" on
debentures will be allowed- exemption
in their income tax statements to the
|_amount of interest paid on debentures
1 held within the "province, and thus
taxable on the revenue the debenture
holders receive from such investments. Where the interest is paid
outside; the provinceand the recipients -
cannot be reached,'the maximum rate
is reduced from -10 per cent, to 4. per
cent.
6.���The announced income tax
reductions are specifically set forth in
the bill.
7.���Exemption   of   life" insurance
premiums from income tax is fixed at
#5QQ instead  of at  one-sixth  of the
taxpayer's gross income- The change v
in the gold mine tax is  a reversion to
pre-war conditions.    During the war
the cost of 'mining increased- greatly,
but.gold having a fixed  value did not
enhance,   as-"a, result of which gold
mines found it difficult to operate at a
profit.    In - order to  encourage gold
mining, those engaged in that industry
were taxed only on their net income,
and were relieved from imposition of
the 2 per cent,   mineral  tax.    This
tax is now benig restored "except in
the case  of the small mines, which
are protected by a provision  that the
first -,$5,000   production   is exempt.
The tax' applies  to both  placer  and
quartz mining. '
, v   Midway News
John Gallioz returned from
Greenwood ou Monday last.
The School Christmas Tree
and Concert will be held ib the
Farmers Hall on Friday' the. 18th
inst. '    '-���-,���,   . ':���'
The United Farm.- Women are
giving a * Dance on. .New.? "Year's
Eve, 31st' Just. Dancing from'
9 until 3 a.m.. Bush's yorchestra
wi-H furnt<=h the music." Prices,
adults Si.00, children SOV'These
prices include supper. :Come and
dance the New Year-in.-;",-���'." .'��� "";
The Ledge to Publish:W V
On Wednesday Next
The Ledge will be".published
on Wednesday afterddon ,of next
week instead of" ;.Thursday.
Advertisers will confer a favdf..'-if
copy for change of advertisements
are sjent in " not later" than.. Monday aftercooa. Correspondents
are kindly asked to "send In "their
weekly budget no.t'-later-".than-
Tuesday's afternoon.train;.'-���
-Large Cougar Shot ���
A cougar measuring 7 feet from
-tip to tip ahd weighing- over 200
pounds was shot.north of Bridesville on Tuesday afternoon by B.
M. Cudworth.    .
Mr. Cudworth had come on to
cougar's tracks crossing the main
highway, near his residence and
not far from the Sidley school.
He immediately secured a rifle
and weat ,in.,, pursuit on horseback accompanied by his aird-ale
dog. After a six or seven mile
hike he came near the cougar
which climbed a large tamarac
tree on .seeing jbe- dog. - Mr.
Cudworth brought the cougar to
earth with one shot the bullet
penetrating the forehead. ���
Mr. Cudworth was in town on
Wednesday to collect the -bounty
of $40 00,. and the cougar was
the centre .of attraction to ajarge
number of citizens.   .
A doctor w^s, questtoaiag his
-patient's wife.      '.<-..    -
"Does your husband griad his
teeth in his sleep?"
"Ob, goodness, hoi" was the
!'response; "I never allow him to
|-wear them to bed, doctor.'*     '.
No BiG.\Telephone
:   '.\ ;-w Line to Beaverdell
.' "If J the .kelson board of trade
wishes to get Beaverdell telephone
connection with its district, its most
feasible course now would be to have
the Kettle- Valley railway approached
to permit a switch arrangement for
the use ;of its dispatching telephone
line, to judge" from the postal and
telegraph.: committee at Thursday
night's session.
The.-/suggestion foi asking the
Kettle Valleys for a switch. arrangement, came from G. H. Halsff, head ,��
ofthe'British Columbia Telephone *
company who met the committee
about, 10 days ago. It would also be
necessary for-a private line to be
built} from the mines' to the railway
station, tp give connection.
MiV Hafee held out absolutely no
hope that his > company could build
the line, desired, pointing out that the .
financial results from its line in the
Boundary did: not justify any extension" beihg considered." ���Nelson
News. '..-���', y R
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MANUKACTunEO     , BY
IMPERIAL TOBACCO   COMPANY OF CANADA  LIMITED"
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Peace On Earth; Goodwill Toward Men
New   Industry   At   Coast
Raising  Pedigree Rabbits Is Fasit Becoming Paying Industry
A little-noticed industry, but one
that bids fair to attain large proportions on Vancouver Island, is rising
almost in I.he middle of the city and
around' suburban homes���pedigree
rabbit rearing. On the Saanich Peninsula alone there are now more than
twenty rabbitries, some already operating on a large scale, and other's fast
growing tp^sizabl.e. proportions.
. While the production of! thoroughbred rabbits for stock purposes is at
present tho most paying end of the
modern rabhitry business, the possibilities of fur-raising and meat production loom large on. the. market side of
the industry now In Its infant stages
compared to the proportions it has
reached in other countries.
It may come'as a surprise to the
layman to learn that a thoroughbred
rabbit brings ?100 to $200 ln the market, for breeding purposes, and that
it is a common thing for certain breeds
to attain a weight of from fifteen to
eighteen pounds.
The growing demand for furs for
women's dresses and other use's has
led to a great increaso in the use of
dyed furs. The rabbit supplies a'verj
large percentage of the artificially prepared furs, passing under trade names.
HOW TO RELIEVE
CHILDREN'S COLDS
This i.s ihe season when the old Christmas song of the angels, "Peace on
f-arill, good-will toward men," will be sung throughout t.he world, when from
press and pulpit the glories of peace and good-will among all men and nations
will be proclaimed, when exhortations will bo -voiced urging all people by
precept und the force of example to:do what lies in their power to promote
these essential aualitios at homo and abroad.
Perhaps never before in tlie world's history did tliere exist a more earnest
aad widespread desire for international peace and good-will, and the greatest
and mosl outstanding evidences of this is to be found in the signiug of llie
I.oc-arno treaties, and in the growing influence of the League of Nations.
Tliere is also in evidence iu many countiies, and happily so in Canada, a
him<T and growing spirit of tolerance. More and more there is developing
a willingness? among people to let bygones bo bygones, to accord to others
Unit same liberty or thought in matters of language, religion, politics, and
racial customs whicli one demands for oneself. Canadians generally are not
now concerning the tussive.-, with petty i.isuos as to .whether their neighbors
of foreigu lu'rfh continue to make use of their mother tongue, or Avorship ("foil
i:i some manner different from their own. There is, in Canada, a growing
acceptance of a man for ills own character and qualities mil to apart irom his
lacial biigiu, the language he .speaks, or the alLar at which he worships. Tho
g'Mieral recognition and acceptance ot such views is e.--senliai to the d^velop-
jiicfl ot peace and good-will.
I "nfortiiiifiLoly, tliere is o;h- section of ihe-world win re, as yet, this spirit
does not hold sway; where, on the contrary, all the old racial, linguul and religions uidiriosilJes are flaming, and still threaten, tlie" peace of the world.
The reference is to tliat group of small independent nations iu Southeastern
Kuropc known as the Balkan State*, .for the past three-quarters of a century
or more liiis conglomerate mlxUiio of races and religions has disturbed the.
peace of JKuropo, and hardly" a year-passes without'the threat of a new con-
tlagralion. .While rile great nations of the world are anxiously striving for
peace, these iiLUe States remain hoi beds of suspicion and intrigue, seemingly
ever anxious io iiy at each other. Their populations have-become so mixed
thai in each country chore are racial'and ielisions minorities always stirring
up trouble and gi/ing excuse for ilie enforcement-of oppressive policies and
act.- of rulhiosMU'ds again.it tlioni. X   - '
It was not a pretty nor encouraging picture, of tho situation iu the P.al-
.. kans which wa.: drawn by Hugh Edwards, M.P. in the. British House of Common;., lu an address delivered before the Women's Canadian Club of Montreal, jas   any   of" them, has been reported
on th.> occasion of the meeting of I lie Inlcr-ParliaTueniary Union at Ottawn. | from the University of Kentucky. Tho
Conl lasting the spirii and policy of the British Kmpire in its treatment of I discoverer, Mr. Harold McLean. I-* an
Avoid Serious' Results -by Using
���Baby's Own Tablets
When a child shows the first symptoms of a cold, such as sneezing, redness of the eyes, clogged or running
nose, prompt measures for relief may
avert serious results. Mothers should
always havo on hand some simple,
safe and effective rcmedynior immediate use.
liaby's Own Tablets act quickly
contain no opiates or*- narcotics, are
tasteless and harmless. Mrs. Josepn
Cadieux, Ifolyoke, Mass., says:���"I
have used Baby's Own Tablets for my
.children and And them a very satisfactory medicine. When my little
boy had a cold [ gave him the Tablets
ar night and ho was well next day.' I
giro, them to the children for constipation atid they always do good, I
think Baby'/ Own Tablets are much
easier to giro a child than liquid, medicine. I recommend the Tablets to all
mothers who have small children and
believe they should always"l)e-Jc!pl on
hand.' '
liab/'s Own Tablets are sold by all
medicine dealers "or will be sent by
mail nit 35 cents "a box from The Dr.
Williams* Medicine Co., Brockville,
Ont.
Disarmament Is Only Solution
Locarno Pact Merely Marks Beginning
Of European Peace
What is to come after Locarno? ���
This is the question the British press
and public are asking.     Ramsay MacDonald ancl Lloyd George,- both former premiers, Viscount Cecil ancl Austen
Chamberlain,   the   foreign   secretary,
have repeatedly stated  that the "Locarno pact, which was signed Dec. 1,
merely marks  the begi'nning_ of Europe's peace.'   It settles the differences
between France and Germany but the
other European, states and Great Britain now need guarantees against 'war.
"���Disarmament is conceded to be the
only solution, bul how this can be effected with safety and justice to all
is a burning question.
Viscount Cecil indicated recently in
the House of Lords that Britain was
seriously considering a new disarmament conference and will shortly
bring out disarmament plana of its
own, but the difficulty of doing'this is
pointed out in the press, becauso of
Britain's insular position and the resultant dangers she stands from enemy air and submarine forces. Though
Germany and France are at peace,
their air and undersea forces still
menace the British Isles.     ;
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
DECEMBER 20
PAUL'S SUMMARY OF HIS UFE
Golden Text: I have fought the good
fight, I haye finished the course, I have
kept,the faith. 2 Timothy 4,7.
-   Lesson: 2 Timothy 3.10, 11; 4.6.-18.   -
Devotional Reading: Revelatioa-21.1-
7,   .-������    '.",*.; ���'.' ..   ... .'.'.:       -;    :i.     ;"��� y
y \ - -���-������,
The, Text   Explained   and.  Illumined
Timothy, Is���Reminded Of Paul's'
Sufferings and Deliverances, 3.10, 11.���
Timothy had followed his teaching,
Paul   writes;    he   had witnessed his
Children Always Thrive
���ON-
SCOTTY EMULSION
PF PURE COD-LIVER OILXX y
IT ABOUNDS IN VITAMINS
Newy_Super. Warship
Proposed  MonsterWhich 'the  British.
-Admiralty Will  Consider    7
_      " "   Building;   .,>.-.     \. y
A sensational iiew"\\,arship..tor Great
Britain which is said not to violate
the terms of the Washington dlsarma-\'
conduct,  had realize!!,   his    purpose, [ ment treaty, has been designed "by Sir
y
New Preference Rules
Of New Zealand
faith, long suffering, love and patience.
He had- known about the manifold
persecutions which Paul had had to
endure. atNAntioch| Iconium, Lystra
and elsewhere; and the great fact that
out of them all God had delivered him.
And then Paul warns Timothy that
persecution Is the common lot of all
faithful-followers of Christ Jesus.
"Foes in plenty we shall "meet,'
Hearts courageous scorn defeat,.
So wo'-press--with: eager feet':
Up and on. :
Ever onward- to. the fight,
Ever upward to  the -Light, ���-.:,..
��� [ Ever true to God anclRIghtWy    ���
Up And "on!���John Oxenhath. ..
Regulation     Will    Affect'   Canadian
Assembly   Branches  of Amencan
Firms -
New .Zealand is doubling tlie.^er-
eentage of British labor and materials
required in Imports under British preference rates. The present ..percentage of "British origin" required is
twenty-five. The new regulations
whicli come into force on April 1 next,
require fifty.
The effect of this will be that Canadian, goods exported to New Zealand
will have to be fifty per cent. Canadian labor^and materials, if they are
to get the advantage of the British
preference. The increase will -particularly affect Canadian branches of
American firms which are only assembling,' or partly manufacturing, in
Canada.
Germans-Press   Praises   Chamberlain
Tlio action-:of Sir Austen Chamberlain; the British foreign secretary, in
branding as false the war-time story of
a German "corpse factory"-is characterized by the German press..as'a
creditable aiid statesman-like act.
A German'library which Is to con-.
tain everything published in the German language since .1913 has-been
established in Leipzig.     ' :'���. .yy-yXy
George .Thurston,  a  nafal  architect,
who publishes the details"in Brassey's ���
���xaaulX :'y   -.*..-. W .'; . . .'"���"��� ���.
Thurston's   vessel ._ ls a composite ��� -
ship which is designed to supersede
both the capital ship and the aircraft,
carrier.     This proposed new monster,
which the admiralty will consider, 13
of 2S.000 tons, mounts six sixteeii-incn
guns, has armor platey from .ten , to. _
twelve inches thick,   aiid   a   cruising '"
speed ^of 26*4 knots.
pROST BITE&
_Rul*r with. -Minard's." -It
eases ;."the pain and pre-;
rents cotaplicatlonsil.'y.
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Heavy Grain Marketing
All records in the history of transportation of western crops were
'smashedon Monday, November 16th,
when 3.12G cars were inspected at
Winnipeg and ether western points,
whilst marketings totalled ?y,S97,8;.l
bushels.
Discovers New Metal
One-Third As Heavy As Bronze, Brass
.    Or Iron, Much Stronger
The discovery of a new metal one-
third   as . heavy    as bronze, brass or
cast iron, and three times as strong
Oriilia old boy, and his parent.-5 and
other relatives-still live in thsvt tow a.
Mr. McLean has beeu doing re.se.'irch
���work on Ills venture -for nine years,
and, beyond paying that the. materials
for the new metal are plentiful, has
not divulged his formula to anyone, according to Tlie'OrUUa Packet.
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in (mint ies, Mr. hMwards said:
"The fierce and vehement dUcussion which 4ook piac<. in rh��> Inlor-Parlia-
nicnlary Union meeting at Ottawa has, made it veiy evhlpm lhat these little
P-alksin States Iwm' not jet-laid io In-art (lhe agonizing memotios of the-late
w.ir.._ The 'It-alfc.'in Peninsula is s-till a seething cauldron of fierce, racial_an-
tagonistus; and unless some magic- change la scion wrought iu the temper of
tliere little states it will not be long b"|"ore tlie pot bolls over again nnd
dienches Kurope once 'more witli blood. We all rejoiced in the signing of
tliat treaty with Germany at Locarno.     Il makes war impossible-in ilu. west
oi Europe.     1 am linear ior the Kast, when I find these little slates .-howing      T!l,> Lasl -^thma Attack may really
,   ,. ,        ,'. ,. . . .        ���    ��� i be the last one it prompt measures are
such biMurnohs and Mich fu-rco racial antagonisms.        - [taken.     Ur. J. D.   Kellogg's   Asthma
Similar feeling.-, n-iarded Canada's progress in the past.      On.nioiv than i Remedy will safeguard you. '   If will
i"n. occasion great national <inotion- were decided, not on their merits, but as   penetrate   to   tho"- smallest   bronchial
Hi - resuii of the moM unworihv and sinister racial and religious propaganda. ' l��:.i��sage and bring about a healthy etm-
......   ,       .  . _>__ .      ..,       __ -       [dition.    11 always relieves and its eon-
A bettei day lias da wm d an this- Dominion, and the People will no longei coun- j Umi(H| lu,(>-0ft0n has a permanent ef-
'._ nance appeals of ttiis naiuie. Uui Canada's interests rcquirr- tho removJil, 1(,ct ��� ^yhy J)0t Ku(. u.ls ioug-famotio
ot all tuch danger spot's ilirouglioui the world. Our people may not be able-j remedy to-day and-commence its use?
directly to do anything very effective in the Balkans, but  Canadians can by ; Inhaled as smoke or'vapor it is equally
staunch support oi tin* League of Nations, and by a friendly and brotherly at- W ec   %t'-      ^ ,__	
ii Hide towards .such of tlie��e Balkan peoples ;ia have come to live in ^Canada. . a Clever Retort ,
help materially to develop a right spiiii and I litis assist to q-icrcyino these old ; "rtl introducing you to my- lrlend.
.���nilagonismfi. The.se new comeiV in, C.uiada will pass on ihe word to ihelrjnie locuu'er, J ought to say that he is
n-iends ami relatlvf-.s in th"ir former-Balkan homes that there is a,berle*i 'n^t F0 Ktupld as he looks," remarked
way, while the League of Nation.-, offer-, lite only hope through "which oflicial , ,i,e would-be " humorous chairman.
:,nd organized action can be taken among the Balkan peoples tlnjm.selves.   '     !';Tha!,"  said   the lecturer,  without  :���-
=��� ~- 'smile. "l!> just tlie ^difference between i
sewing'thread.      Uecords',relate how'the cliairtnan and myself."���Public*In-
ln this way the'ingenious Scotchman ' quirer. v
preacjmljj' made a clear profit of Gs. per mouse!  ���    -
per year. . Indeed, he suggested build-'    An   .cscellent    protection    against
ing 10,000 similar mouse jnllls. which : ^ornw..����   bc'BOt in Miller's Woim
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An Interesting Invention
Scotch L-insn Weaver Has
Driven By Mice
In a certain town in Scotlimd i*- an
initeresting hl^torlc-a! iniventlon of a
linen wcawr, l.y the name of Dat id
Hatton. It is a miniature treadmill
to be driven by mice. The treadmill
was connected to a rough machine designed   for  the   putpose  of  spinning
���,_���, ^     _,  ��� ^ ��� , Vowders.      They render the stomach
would yield a profit-of ��2,300 p-r an- |and iDlcstinf.a untenable to them. They
mini, but the project ft.-H through. heal the surfaces that have become
'    [inflamed   by   the   attacks of the para-
- I altpjs and serve to restore the strength
Heavy   Fire   Losses ' of the child that lias been undermin-
 ��� u_d   by   the   draughts that the worms
Says the Annual Fire Loss in Canada.i,ave "madft uP0Ii U-   a��d   P", *heir
and U. S. is $558,600,000 - ! "Potion i.s altogether health-giving.
This board of directors of the Internal kmal Association of    Fire    Chiefs
and Engineers", headed by Chief James'
Armstrong,    of   Kingston
went  into  executive  session   at  Los
Angeles   io formulate an  educational
B!a Real Estate Sale
One of the- biggest real estate deals
.in  London's history    was    concluded
president, | vlwn 'U)Yd Howard d&S-Valdon sold 10
acres of London property for a reported sum of ?15,000,00(*��.      The acreage
programme to reduce   the   enormous ; include3 some of the ricliest and f ome
fire  losses In the United States and  Q- th(. poorrFt streets in the weft end
of London.
Canada.
Chief Armstrong declared 'that "cdf-
ttitlon ia the only solution of the prob- \    T}le hIj,torv of Iceland for the past
lem. which involves a j early fire loa*,; 1/)f,0 voar3   rt,conis    no   morn   than
of   *��?.v.fi.ii.f.Kj0   and   which   still   fc 1 (vo ^^ of ihbtu
gtowing." : .	
IRarlj as iTw A.D..   goldfish
bronght to Japan from China.
wer
'Stop lhat cold with Minard's Liniment
I offer you my um-
j     r-erald.���"May
[brelia, miss'""
I Minard's Liniment for chflbiaine '    G���i-aldlne.���"?Coi li* you go yrith Jt*
WHERE romance and adventure rub shoulders in
a novel way with industry and progress.
-'Where ships from foreign lanffs, flying strange
ensigns, carrying strange crews, create an atmosphere
of mystery.- ,' -   -
Where the scenery is gorgeous ��� unforgetable is the
panorama of sea and mountain, forest and river, one
glimpses at the Pacific Coast.
Many days of bright sunshine make Vancouver a winter
paradise/ It's mild, only a few frosty days, and the
average temperature is 43.6 degrees. - "
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railway rates.
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Queen Mother Fond
Of Dumb Animals
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Greatest Port
In ttie World
Ships of All Flags, and Types Seen in
London Docks '^
���Liverpool and Southampton are
ports well known to .passengers, but
lho greatest porl "in. England, in fact.
In the world, ia the Port of London.
iVIore than one thousand ships per
day pass Tilbury, ils most eastern
dock, aud in 11.21 more than forty-
five - million    net   registered tons ot
. shipping entered and left this great
port. Ope-third or" the exports and
Imports of Great Britain pass through
the -warehouses along the banks of the
���' Thames.
���The Port of London lias grown vjth
"the growth of England. It was started'by  the. ancient Britons  and.sent
- most of its .ivory and aihbei"necklace
. imports over Watling-St. to St. Albans, then the, stronghold^ of the kings
of Southeast Britain. ~ The Romans
threw a bridge across in 43 A.D. whero
is now London Bridge, the lurthest
point down the river where it jvas possible to construct a bridge* ia jhose
days.   .
Three million tons of grain annually are imported into London at these
��� docks and nearly a million tons of
sugar. '   Ten,  rubber,  tobacco, wool,
'wines, spices, lumber nnd other com-
��� modifies'are in these warehouses In
enormous-quantities.     Most    of' the
-" pulp and paper comes in lower down
aU Gravesend and .. Purtleel. The
Amalgamated Press, the Harmsworth
x undertakings, have-their own paper
mills*1 at- Gravesend.- Those of (he
Dally Telegraph arB at Dartford. Six
thousand tons-,of newsprint per week
are turned out at Gravesend, the pulp.
. being delivered (o them from Uie docks'
alongside. Moat ol lhe Canadian
���limber Is delivered in the various
basins of the Surrey Commercial'docks
on the south side of tho river across
from the Isle, of Dogs."
Deepening the docks lor the largest
"* ocean going liners is going on at present.     Craft bf all types and flying all
'  flags can bo seen alongside the quays
- from Loudon Bridge down on any day.
of the year, in .fact the Port of London is one of tlio greatest and most
. inspiring eights of tlie great metropolis. ' -
Took  Active" Interest   In  Society   For
Prevention_of Cruelty 7
Queen Alexandra's fondness for animals and her activities in thei'r behalf
are recalled by Richard C. Cffrven, organizer ,of the American Humane Association.-.- :/' x. Z; ;'y
X '.'Queen-Alexandra������_became a.patron
of the Royal-Society for-the Prevention.: of Cruelty to Animals more than
GO years -ago," .said Mr.'Craven, "'and
in 18S0 as Princess-"of Wales attended the annual-meeting.of the.society
arid presented prizes to winners in.the
humane essay competition. .    -
"it was Alexandra's husband, after-;
wards Kiug- Edward VII., who used his
Influence to end the cropping-of dogs.
One of their first acts on ascending
the throne was to abolish the. royal
buck hounds, whicli had, been in existence 700 years, because ithey disapproved o'f the hunting of tame deer.
,rAs Princess of Wales, Alexandra
headed a movement to-stop pigeon
shooiing at Hurlingham, condemned
the wearing of otprey aud other lea..��-
ers, the use of bearing reins, and llie
mutilation- of animals. ^During the
war she aided the work of the Royal
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
to Animals, in connection with tlie
tens or thousands of army horses.
"Alexandra's love for animals with
shown in a thousand ways. The painting by Fildes shows her with a tiny
spaniel. Her beautiful dogs_wcre exhibited at shows.-
"The most touching evidence of her
love-for dumb-animals may be seen in
the burial grounds of some of her favorites at Marlborough House. On the
simple stones are the records of \, hat
they were .and when, they died."
The State Coach
- Mystery Of Spanish Moss
Drapes Trees in  Southern  U, S.'But
-   "���'       Has No Roots
In ,the Sodlhern United State.* there
is a Spanish moss draping many trees
liuf- without roots: ^ll'is-"fed entirely fiom the air, yet investigators of
the depaifment of agriculture have
found in J fa ashes much .-odium, sulphur,' chlorine, iron and silicon. The
first 'three of these elements, hiving
Use   of   Horccs   By   Royal   Family   is
Declining
.What woukl happen to the royal
carriage and the coronation coacli
should the motor 'displace the herse���
is a quosrlon Londoners frequently
at>k. There are only 70 horses in the
royal mews now, whereas before the
war they numbered upward of 150.
The. cream ponies, which were bred
ai tho voyal stud farm in Hampton
Coun Park, have gone; so too, have
the hnndsom blacks* avhich had been
the admiration of ~lhe crowds on
stale occasions. Only the bays remain. Many citizens liayo���expre��ssnd
the hope tliat horses would always be
used at national functions. _ . ,
The. coronation coach probably will
remain at Buckingham Palace. It has
been used for six coronations, and-is
one of. tho phow sights.lo all favored
visitors,. "It^is drawn by eight horses
in rod and gold harness.
The royal train, vljieh King,George
and Queen Mary __us�� in travelling-
about England, is the finest in the
country. I*t consists usually of eleven coaches of the Pullman type, and
two engines are employed to draw il.
Running always as a special, the train,
is generally on non-stop schedule. Full
speed i.-; never maintained, after 3 or
lO'p'.m. '��� ���      X
District In North \
Interests Scientists
Area in B.C., Can be Reached Only by
��� -Rough Trails
A vast new area teeming with objects of unusual -scientific interest
and of unparalleled scenery has bejjii
explored during the past few months
by Harlan I. Smith., of the "field.������"staff
of the Victoria ;.Museum,'-.'6ttava:.\. ".'���''
This area, little known to the white
man: because it is locked away many
miles -from transportation facilities
and can be penetrated only by' rough
trails which wind over mountains and
through dense forest's .'many miles, from*
the centres' of civilization, has been
given the name of- Mackenzie Park.
In this "park "Mr. Smith has found,
among'other things, one-fifth of the
known petroglyplis of Canada and "a
great waterfall wliich in point of
iieighi may prove to be amottg tiie
first five in the world.
Huge glaciers stud the mountains in
this region, grizzlies and other wild
game are abundant and tlie Indian
types offer -i rich field for study.
The district was named after Sir
Alexander Mackenzie, Uie first white
man io cross Canada and one of the
few men who Jed an expedition over
thc Bella Coola trail.
The great waterfall -noted by Mr.
Smith is said to have a drop of $28
feet, Avhich would make it the highest
in Canada, ihe second highest in_ the
western hemisphere and the fifth highest In tho world. ',
From a zoological standpoint, the
Bella Cooja district has few equals,
if any, in Canada. Here is a district
where mountain goats have been shot
from the side of tlie, road^j where fourteen baldheaded- eagles have been
counted on a single tree; where huge
sand sharks and sea fans aro to be
found in -the 'deep fiords\jyIiich indent
J.he coast. _
For the lover of romance, tlie artist
and literary person, .few districts, ar-
ford the'same opportunities afc Bella
.Coola. Among the human types that
may be encountered in various parts
of the""district'Jare Norwegian fishermen living according to tho traditions
of Iheir lairi; Indians who are among
(ho craok horsemen of tho continent;
cowboys, - French-Canadian' trappers
and"the ubiquitous* Chinese" and Japanese, fishermen.
Coughs   and   Colds Mean
Restless Nights"".
which sap thc vitality.
Danger lurks in every
hour & cold is allowed
to run.. Assist nature
to bnnjj your children .
quickly back to health
and strength and avoid
serious complications
by the prompt use of
'Gra>'s Syrup ��� over
GO >ears In use.
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RED SPRUCE GUM,;
Many people are almost crippled
with corns. . But it is needless suffering which can bo speedily ended with
JETolloway's Corn Remover.
The Arts of Peace
Krupps' Cannon Factory Is Now Mak-
r ing Typewriters
No half-way measures at disarmament will suit Germany, she asserts.
The Krupp \Vorks have converted their
big   Berihu   plant   into a lactory for
Temple On China's Great Wall
Erected   By   Emperor  In   Memory  Of
Pious Woman
"Where I lie Peking-Mukden railway
pierces the Great Wall of China at
Slianhaikwan -is a temple erected to
the memory of a piohs wife whose husband perished in-the building of" the
structure.
Chili Iluang-ti, the emperor who
united all China, came to the throne in
246 B.C. It was Chih who built the
Great Wall to keep the country together.
A woman from the south, so ihe
legend runs, brought cott.ou-wadded
'clothes for her man, who had becn
impressed bv the emperor to help
build tlie-wall. She was told that
her, husband had died, and thai she
could ^ not have his body because h
had been thrown between the brick
facings^ of the wall and crushed there
under tons of rubble and earth.      _.
The woman persuaded a comrade
of her husband to show her the stretch
of wall where the body of her husband
lay. Three days and three nights
there after she walked up and down
that" length, until the compassion of
the divine power was excited by her
laments, and tha't part of the wall collapsed.
.. The scandal canit* to the ears'of tho
emperor, who recognized, beneath his
tyranny, thai ihe conduct of ilie woman had been most orthodox. To
regularize tho matter, he directed tliat'
she be. admitted to his household.
First, however, ho granted her prayer |
Assisted Passage Plan v
Proves Successful
Officials Report ''Young Women_ Are,
Paying Loans in Full
The -natural honesty of women has
been well demonstrated' in the success
that has attended the plan of bringing
Old Country girls to ' Saskatchewan
under the assisted passage scheme, remarks J. J-. Kelsoi superintendent of
neglected children for- Ontario. Officials of Saskatchewan brought over
591 young women, and of this number
539 have repaid their loans in full, and
llie balance have Paid a"large proportion of the money 'advanced. Altogether the province.of Saskatchewan
paid out ?<19,723 and ha's received
back $49,433. The records show that
268 ,of the young women are lu country positions, 169 in city employment,
35 have gone to other provinces while
107 are married and residing within
the province. The figures given are
for the years 1920 to 1923 inclusive.
Treat Colds Externally
>F6r sore throat, bronchitis. or deep
-chest colds, rub Vicks VapoRub. briskly
over throat and chest.and cover with
warm flannel.
, Vicks acts in two ways���both direct:
absorbed like a liniment and inhaled as-
a vapor. " A quick relief for the cold
troubles of all the family.
VICKS
VaroRub
Over 21 Million Jars Used Yearly
Good Plan To Follow
Visitors
to
Pains In Back Subdued
Sore Chest Relieved
A Nova Scotian Tells How She Overcame Her Troubles With
NERVILINE
"I consider Nerviline tlie best remedy for a cold, sore throat or tightness across the chest,"-writes Miss
Lucy Mosho', from Windsor, N.S. "For
many years our homo has never been
without Nerviline. I had a cold on
my chest that fourteen remedies
couldn't break up. I rubbed on Nerviline three times a day, used Nerviline as a gargle and was completely
restored." It's because Nerviline is
so power fu., so penetrating, so sure I overcome the deadlock is to' adopt the
in   Denmark  Told   When
Arrive and Depart
The- London Opinion reflects bitterly on the evil state called hospitality
"Guests," It says, "are persons who
would like to bc at home, who are
staying at the houses of "other persons,
called hosts, who would like to havo
them go home."
Neither guest or hosl, however, continues the pessimistic strain, knows
how to accomplish this desirable end.
This" is because each labors under tho
delusion that the visit is-glving pleasure to the other.    _The only way to
to,relieve congestion, lhat it is used
in most homes, for the prevention and
relief of a hundred minor ills. Get a
35c. bottle to-day.
Life History Of
World's  Greatest City
Book Gives.Many Little Known Facts
About London
A wonderful book just issued by lhe
London (England; county council, called "London Statistics,"   contains   all
tho romance of the groat citv, tabulat-
that she bo  permitted  to  select  thojed and roduced l0 flgir&.
bones of her husband for move de!ib-j    Tho %vhole uro hlatory of tho fforld,8
erate burial. __  'j,reatest    clty,    with a population bl
The woman gathered up  Her hus- ne.irly 8f000>000f la reoount��!��i between
baud's     bones      and      walked
laudible custom prevalent In Denmark
where ahe invitations flatly" lay down
the hours of arrival and departure,
and the host smilingly reminds tho
visitor when his timc ls up.
HEALTH BROKE DOWN
Could Not Get Sleep For Hours
-'    After Going to Bed
to
the     end     of,   tho * wall,     abutting-
on tho 'sea,  from  which, before  lhc
"If. is not natural for bio to sit down
and write a letter in'praise of a proprietary mc.dicinc as I had always
been skeptical as to their virtues."
Thus writes Mr. Arthur Seguin, SLortli-
oaks, Sask, who further says:���"But
three years ago I opened a general-
store here in Storthoaks and placed on
my shelves a few lines of- tlie best
jlcBown proprietary medicines. Among
these, naturally, were Dr. Williams'
I Pink Pills. As there wero three of
iny customers wlio were obtaining
good results from taking the pills,' and
as I was in need of a medicine, I decided tq fry them myself.
"1 hati been suffernig Worn catarrh
.London are worth  ��62',62fi.S27  (aboul' for >?"*. and iny   Inside   work   had
tho spot, while llie. breach in the wall j ���A ��.nn flft. ' | completely broken down my health. I
i�� thyu- ii-.��� tr-ii .sJt-,owu,uw;.    , -   .w.u,   coughing all  day, suffered  from
" II      iK-if-Liui. ' j    1It?re ,u-e somo ntt[e imown facts ot |indigestion, and could not sleep until
. i London tbdav: y .    j three or four hours after retiring.     I
Sores   Heal   Quickly.-~Iiav-e   yoa  a,    Thu length of Loidon atreetUs 2.210 rstarted the pills not   with   any   great
persistenl  sore that refuses to heal.'     ., " .  ���,������,,������ .    confidence, . but   by   tho   time   1   had
ift|milos.    Thcycott i,l,S24,OOOa_yiyin|filli;.hctl Ul(? secoa([    box   j    m.u.ke(y
At  the  fourth
recovered,  but coii-
jthe blue eo.-ors of this volume, of -150
j pages.
I Astonishing figures are given con-
guards could stop her, bum cast the | ^^ ,������- brlcks Rnd mortar valUo ���f
bones .into the sea and herself after j Lond0Ili an^ wh~t the .public services
"lem- -        ���" rof'the mammoth.capitol cost.    All the
The image of the/pious-wife, in im-;hous03> oJUcdK and llUblIc bui!ding��� lrl
periaJ robes, stands,in the temple near;T,nnrtmi ���,.��� wn-pHl  ^^'5^.827
Thomas' Ecleclric Oil ��'*> Iml^s-
typewriters and baby"carriages. Deuts-} 'piWI1. try D
ches  YVerke, near Berlin,  is  making' the dressing.    -It will stop sloughing, j maintenance.
beds and cigarette lighters, Instead of J carry away the proud flesh, draw outj     A-census of vehicles .taken at Hyde
Stamps King College Graduate
:h- With
amnmnition.
been razed.
Now the 'government ha.-;
The Heligoland fort has' [\l(i vus antl P"T��aK> a clean way_ for Par�� CoiUpr durlop tvc!re houra on u
the    new    skin.     It is a lccognized
.rone
fine July day
.Motor
ears
i healer among oils and number's of peo
oue j pie can certify that it healed where .suit
bettor by'.converting the former sub- j properly applied.   - vehicles  o'.y^u,  cycles
marine harbor al_Ileligolan<l to a Job-!  Z    I    "T~L _   _      _ X. cycles 55!', and-harrows
gave tho following re-
���19,431,
7.577.
horsed
motor
New   Ruler   Sa  In   Close  Toil
-Everything Modern
been sprayed high in the air from thej - sjam>s. m_w icj���g_p,.hice Prajiiapok
ocean, may have been supplied In rain.
el
thai was���is a regular ieliow. who is
iu- close touch with everything that
is modern, a graduate of Harrow and
Oxford Universities, and who. received his military education at Sandhurst,
after -sening three years on the
French military staff.
- Nathan William MaeChesney, consul-general for Siam in Chicago,
Pear Old Lady: ""Wenen't you dread- know.-, the nw king Intimately and
fully frightened when jour parachute' endorf.es him warmly. He displayed
failed to op mi?"     ' - j several letters  from  the young  mon-
Aviator:   "Ves," ma'am. ���    I   had' a j ai ch making inquiries   aboul    motion
but how the iron and silicon- rea'elied
the plant* is an interesting mystery.
Up and Down ���
Examiner: "flow would you clarify
a telephone girl? Is if a business or
ja. profession?" "       ,       ,
Candidate: Neither.   It's a calling."
Thoycoil ��l,S24,OOOa_yoijrinjfilli;.hctl Ull? aeoond
much  improvement.
box  I  felt  quite
tinued them for some lurther-time.'
My cough has left mo, the indigestion
has disappeared and i now fall asleep
almost as &oou as I am in bed.. Iu
my- store u-jw l do not hesitate to
recommend." "Dr.  Williams' JGink  Pills.
ster  hatche.y.      Tho  bui,dhig  which, ��ucy-.n tn. morning ; -  '_...- .^i^^.^Tmte^ZrSL
formerly housed  torpedoes,   fuel   and'    Students ��t the L-iuvorMty of Call-. ��� ���        j blessing to mankind."
submaiiiie supplies has a bign:  "Bio-  ''�����la are forsaking the midnight oil!     yUSen   insured   UOH S    O0US6     j     u-   0thers   who   may   ,-ocl   skeptical
logical Institute"' '      -' '        for  thy  davlight'dawn. ���   The  latest.! \ " 'Will give Dr. Williams'   I'ink   Pilis, a
We reason the government ii' fik- "rac for preparing lor les.-ons Is from;0"1* ��Veci ln Castle Wh,ich  ,s ^o-ttaiv trial they will be   convinced, as
uie le.isou nn.  go\ein.n��_iu l, uut , ^ *     - i    _    _    _    h    ! tected Aqainst Fire ��� was Mr. Seguin.      \ou    can   get   tho
ing au interest in the lobsters' welfare ' l a.m.- to .  a.m.     A girl studeti!, tils- ��� tm11ci���.T ,i, ' n,;,,,.,.   f1fti,.-! 1'Bls from your druggi^i, or by mail ac
is that they are selllnc tor four "dollars I covering the ofllcioncy of studying Just.   - iUl" ^0l".n��n" l"s   "��i*")'11"        �� I 50 cents a box-from The Dr. Williams
~!"-  - ������ - --�� ilinnsfi m WindRor   Castle   has   been j Medicine Co..'Brockville, Ont:     -
1 th
a pound iu Berlin.
For Sprains and Bruises.���There is | ''""ctions started Che now
nothing bei'er ior sprains and contu-.,  ������.��� (.
ssons than Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil.I    A safe and sure medicine for a child- including
.before approaching classes rather than ! "ouse al " uuls
| at  night aiier returning  rroni- social 1 clc*crl to th0 P^Mc until the spring, j, ���..,���.      .        ,
-jeheii^ {Thousands    have    visited  the   doll's!        Curfew Derived From Ffrench
l hoitse dm ing the past tlire'*" months.!   -Tiie word curfew is from th.'French
hundreds    of    Americans, j "cotivre feu," cover" fire or put out fire.
It will, reduce the swelling that follows i troubled with worms is Mother Graves"; The Queen continues io take the keen-,Tho  curfew bell  law was revived  or
" !"   """'' "' """ '-"' """' "   '"'""""       "" '       '   ' i est interestin the"house,-which is. tho f introduced into England by- Wifliaru I.
I only 'object In the castle insured X( Xorinandy, the .Conqueror, iu IOCS,
'agalnat fire or other damage. The [0n th*' ringing of the bell :u *8 o'cloflc
Kbon'| castle contains many treasures of such j in the evening all liros and candles
j immense value that Insurance is outj^c'1"" w ^ extinguished.
1 of the question.
i sprain, will cool .the inilained flesh |*\Vorni Exterminator,
and draw the pain.     It will fake ihe'
ache out of a brui.io by counteracting ���
the inflammation.      A  trial wiil con-!
vince any who doubt-its power.
Lightly Speaking
"Which am de mo.->t u=efulest,
de sun or de moon?"'
Isolated Town Has
First Automobile.
sinking feeling.'*-
When a warm bath' witS
Cuticura Soap and application of Cttticm-a Ointment
will afford Immediate relief and
point to permanent skinlieaKh
in most cases when all clsefjtils.
SeiB&t Tm& 'Sm Vr __�����_!. A<l<3r��_�� Caa*��*a
OfjxMt: "WwJwssn lM-,Jfe��tBal* ��>rtre.So*p
He. <��ote*. t n, ��_Kf 66c -TtHaas. Se.
Cetkunt ShvrhOL SUifc 2tk.
I picture supplies and slating he was.
..experimenting in making moving pic-
jlure iilms htmseli', but found develop-
Iment of the films diflicult In his coun-
I try.
"When the~prtnee was In Chicago a
yoar ago." said MacChesnoy,-"! took
lilm about a bit to the motion picture
supply houses and they found lie knew
more about the 'technical end of the.
business than they did.     Ills highness
Is a  theatre  fan  and   has translated
ja number of plays from the French
] and English  t'or the royal -theatre in
| llangkok." "
One Woman Who Succeeded
3Hss   A. .M, Maloney. a Cincinnati
woman who in twenty jears rose from-
a pdaitiou as stenographer to the i;ole:
ownership of a proprietary medicine
concern with a countrywide reputation,
has recently disposed of her bu_dness-
to-si syndicate for a. .sum said to be
uearlv- one million dollars.
"Why,  de   moon,  of course."
"How come de moon?'"
  "Kaso   de   moon,   he shine in do
_.,    o    j .._: n . -j   .��_    u __��� r-.     'niglit When we need    do    light,    but
No Road to Outside World From ttna   , -    , , .        .       ,      , ,
..,,.    _  . ide   sun,   he   shine   in   do   day when
M11 Is, Cal. i     , _ .���   n
���   .. ... ,. ,  .   , .  ilight am ob no consequence. ���Brown
Cfcilville.    an    Isolated    mountain!   ,^
town, hasn't access to a road to the! _-_ mi ' ...   .'
I outside world yet, but has its first au-1   ~*~~ ' '
I tomobilo just thc same. f
|  "All mall'and   freight  for  CeciHille;
and   upper   Salmo_r   River country is j
delivered by mule    train   along    the'
trail. ' Koscoe and Archie Farnsworih.,
Salmon River mlnel-s, were unwilling |
to wait for two years' necessary foi !
the    completion    of the    mountain,
wagon road which the foro=r service I5?.
building.' _     v   , !
They wanted lo use their car ou a,
I
N Her Nerves Were
"All Broken Up";
She Could Not Sleep
Mtsj I>avid' Gallonghor, -37  Lynd-
hurst  Ave,  Jlamilton,  Ont.,  writes:
���"My nerves  were  all  broken  up.
-and I could not slcap ac ��ig*at, and I
would havo to get up oat of. bed aad-
walk the floor for Lotus at a time.
After Usisig a Box of
VR1M
/bff/oWHEVES
"Refreshes Tired Eyes
WtlwMi Ine" ..Chlc-go.rorEyeCareSJoot
- Servant Misunderstood , i
A rervant girl, .shortly after taking
a new.posliion, wasTound by the mistress of~the house dusting tho pictures in tiie gallon}. "Now, Mary,"
said the miorress, "I want you to take
particular care'in  dusting rhesc  pic
_ tures, fir they are all old masters'' i IMPROVE YOUR POSITION IN LIF��
i "Lord, ma'am." ejaculated Mary, "you. We  instruct  In   U;e  following  subjects;
i don't, say so.
i you had been married all them times
t
I
W.    N     II      ISOi.-.-
<     Conservative
Vicrina: "Vou've pulled three teeth!
only wanted one pulled.' -"  ,
Dvnflst:  "Yea. I know.      We gave
yon a bit too much gas and I didn't
want to waste it**
short strip of road between tiieir
home and Cecjlriile, built years ago^
by a mining company. r So they drove,'
pushed and squeezed their machine j
along until tlie trail became too steep:
and narrow for further progress^
Then they took the car apart and j
loaded it on pack mules tor the last j
lap of the journey.- :
-Tho Argonaut.
I never thought that!. TOMMETCIAL-ShorUiiind  ��� Typewrjt-
" ,tns.   BcSokkcephijr.   Jjccrolanal.   Account-
j ancy.    Commciolal    Li��,.   CompiO"ietefrf
, Dictaplioue,   Llstins Machlnp.   Salr-smwi-
Art,   Design,- Faahlon
-    '>   An Undefeated Champion
Already the proud bearer of riianv j ^^^^^^^H^Wn^'lA
,blup ribbons and an undefeated chain
B^mtimfxiil
ship.   Commert-tai
. DrawInR.
I    EXOINEKKIN'G.���Electrical,    Mediant*
��� r&l.     Steam      Ref:tperat!on.     Chcfrtstry.)
I Surveylnff.  ArcWtPctnre.   Civil  Enirlneer-
'    -^nefnefirim;. Mining En
(rfncerlncr.  n.irtlo. Tdorrripliy. Prist tine  ���>,
.      _    . . , Public. High School & University Subject*'
piotl    throughout,   his    fllOW    oareei.i   JL,aNGUAG13S.���EnB!I__h, French. t_atla��
."King of the Fairies,"    snow    white ' $r?sk;, G,TTv __.! If^i'c^li-i-"i .^
�����.   r,       t. ii v ,   * ���     *   ,u   -,, ���      i The United Technical Schools, Lta,-
i Shorthorn bull belonging to the Prince      tersest    and . best    -equipped    privaw
I of Wale?. haR added another blue rih'^ommerclal   &   Engineerins   CoSlece   ia
- "-   . . Canada,
j bon to his string.     Judges at ihe 2(>th | Corner  P��rtaa��~��-   Langside,  Winnipeg,
1 annual"' International   Lit c-ktock   Ex- "1��� -_.-���   -     ���
.position, Chicago, awarded   him    die ' "OAKERS' OVEKS-Writo  Tor cata-
] blue ribbon of the class boi n before
\3une. 1, 1S22.
The time has almost arrived when;
it will ba a mark of distinction to be.
a member of the nmall minority and;
not own a car.        ^ .
1 Began To Feel Much Better?
I   and after using a icw Eiore boxes
logue and list   ot   uscd    ovens,
Hubbard Gv,?_i Companj, 1100 Queea
1 West, Toronto.
Minard's Liniment for stiff muedes
I conld 6njey my rest as well as eves
I could." " .
H. & IT. Pills liave been on ths
market lor tho past 33 years; yovs
acarest druggist sells them; pat np
only by The T.'Milburn Co., Limited,
Toronto. - Out
[ * The Russian Barabasehoft al th>-.
i Kbarko observatoi-y reports the dNcoW
I ery of a ae.v cornet. The comet and '
! Us tall are visible through low ro^er '
I knses ;
Minard's Liniment for bruises
ovxn *��*��*.? A oaMTanr rcputatiow
EH LE CLEBC S f:VER��KIONEvi
���AF* *H�� KII.U3S.* FOX i-ltVE-S ��_LVf��_-__.     "i
Oil. LE yLktlQ O Apzm&enmLi.*.
Ste. L* Ct* ��c a��4.Co. HsTirratjei Kl v. W.*, t___*i��B
wMbS Si. *S tna 71. IfROiT S-.E^roesj __-;&.��_���
m m. WHsMi:. tt a i_r��. *�����* Tew Snt. X
THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,^BRITISHOCOLUMBIA,". THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1925
'M
THE LEDGE.
G. W. A. SMITB
Lessee    .
H
erean
JTh
ere
Is 32.00 a year strictly in advance, or
32.50 when not paid for three mouths or
more have passed. Tc/Great Britain and
the United States J2.50, always in advance.
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25X0
Coal '.nd Oil  Notices     ^00
Estray Notices .......3.00
Cards of Thanks     1.00
Certificate of Improvement   rj.50
���Where more than oue claim appears ir notice, $5.00 for each nd-
ditional claim.)
All other legal advertising, 15 cents a
line first insertion, and 12 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
measurement.
_ Transcient display advertising 50 cents
ati inch each insertion.
Business _locals   I2^c.   a  line each insertion.
Give Santa Clans a Holiday
There is no business that enters
more intimately into the lives,
business and private, of the Canadian people, than the postal
service.
The postal service is, in fact,
the children's Santa Claus at
Christmas and the grown-up'^
Santa Claus all the year round.
This reference to the" postal
service as a Santa Claus has a
particular significance at the
present time. We are at the
threshold of another "Christmas
and in our feverish activity to
prepare for this holiday season,
we are too apt to forget the
postal employees who are doing
their utmost 'to "see that your
Christinas is gladdened by the
good wishes and remembrances
of absent friends. Truly the
postal workers are acting as your
Santa Claus aud in doing so their
own enjoyment of the holiday if
largely lost, in that���instead of
spending this "day of days" with
their families,, they must "work
harder than usual to deliver"the
vast , load' of -Christmas mail
which has piled into the post
office at the last minute.
You can roake Christmas day a
holiday for the "all year round"
Santa Claus by obeying that oft
repeated slogan---1'Shop" early���
Mail early". , A-few days earlier
in mailing means no Christmas
day rush, no tie up of mails, but
instead' a    real    "c!eaa-up"   by
"Christmas eve.and a regular holiday for the postal service. - Yott,
the mailiug public, have iri your,
,hands the granting of this favor.
Let "--your-Christmas spirit manifest itself in a practical  way by
, gelling those cards and Christmas
presents  off 'earlier   than  usual.
.Mark them "Do not open until
Christmas" if you wish, but by
all means mail early and give
the'postal workers a
CHRISTMAS AT HOME.''
The sea fish catch on both coasts
in Canada for the nine months ending September, 1925, was worth $19,-
997,07(5, as compared with ��18,ilS,-
456 for the same of 1924, an increase
of $1,8S3,620.
A gold medal has been awarded
to the Canadian Pacific Railway for
the Company's exhibit at the Canadian National Exhibition this year.
On one side of the medal is a por-
trait' of tlie Hon. Howard Ferguson.-
Premier of Ontario, .while on tho
other is a scene on the exhibition
grounds.
E. W. Beatty, chairman of the
Canadian Pacific Steamships, stated
recently that more liners of the "M"
type would be built, to replace older
liners, such as the Marloch, Mar-
burn and Montreal. The new ships
will be similar in all respects to the
S.S. Montclare and Montrose.--'The
Marloch, Mnrburri and Montreal will
be sold.
A fish caught in Shuswap Lake,
British Columbia, after- a forty-
minute fight turned out to be a
monster rainbow speckled trout,
weighing 17% pounds, with a length
of SGVs inches and a girth of 24V*.
inches. It was mounted and exhibited, in the windows of the Dominion Express Company, Montreal,
' before being shipped to the owner in
England.
Live stock exchange's are to be
formed in Montreal 'to prevent the
sharp decrease in the-number of .cattle. In' the period 1920-1924, there
was a reduction of 331,000 head of
cattle in- the province of'Quebec.
Because of the low., prices for- live
stock, the Quebec farmer has Te-
i'used to face tha long period of feeding and tending, and kills the calves.
The United Church of Canada
Minister in charge
, Rev. W. R. Walkinshaw. B. A.
OreeuwLod
��� Sunday, December 20th. '
Greenwood 7:30 cm.    -
.���    Berry's New One
. "Wallace Berry is said to 'have
the finest role of his screen career
in the new Paramount picture,
"The Devil's Cargo," a Victor
Fleming production .which wi!)
be the feature at the Greenwood
Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 19tb.
He is featured in' tbe.cfst along
with   Pauline    Starke,    William
' Collier,   Jr.,   and^Claire Adams
Raymond   Hatton,   Dale   Fuller
and other   big names  appear in
support.
"Tbe Devil's Cargo*' is an
adaption by" A. P. Younger of
the story, "The" River Boat;" by
Charles A. Whittaker". Berry
plays a  big,   slow-moving, slow-
��� thinking stoker- who comes on
deck one day-to find his captain
slain- He tosses the little runt
df a first mate into the sea and
-makes everyone on board the boat
hop at his slightest command..
It's a new kind of role for Wallace- ' It gives him -a chance to
be-funny ��And it is said he-has
made the most of it.   .
' You'll    enjoy    "The    Devil's
cargo."
A one-reel Felix comedy will
also be shown on Saturday even-,
ing-. Show cojffnaeiices at 8:15
o'clock sharp.
Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and
' Repaired
also Shoe Repairing
C. A, CARLSON, Next Swam Hosse
Catholic Church
Christmas Service
Friday, Dec. 25th, 9 a.m.
.  High Mass
Angels we have heard
Kyrie _.  La Feillee
Gloria  X,a Feillee
Credo.. .....'. ..,, CHambery
Santus .....La Feillee
Agnus Dei ,���...,.- ,���  La Feillee
Adeste Fideles  Vieux Noels
Benediction ofthe Blessed Sacrament
O Sahttaris .'...Mozart
Ave Maria  Gaunod
Tantum ergo  Chambery
DR.. A. J. DORMAN
DENTIST
Office: McCutcheon Residence
Greenwood   .
Lost
Part of a rim of a Cadillac car,
between C. P. R. Roundhouse, Midway and the Mair ranch. Kinder
kindly leave nt Brown's Store, Midway or  Galley's Store,   Greenww-d.
jTje/'s
W1F& jSr"T'
.All A
YNOPSIS OF - -
MEHMENT.
PRE-EMPTIONS
; Vacant, unreserved; surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
r.rUi.sii subjects over IS years of. age',
and by aliens on declaring Intention
io become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
and improvement for ���'agricultural
purposes.   ' *'���'
Full information concernins regulations resardins ��� pre-emptions Is
priven in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained free of charge
by addressing tho Department :of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Government Agent. ���������,*.
Records will be Kranleil covering
only land suitable for . agricultural
purposes, and which is hot 'timber-
land, i.e., carrying over S,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
���and 5,000 feet per acre east of that
Ranse.
<_}Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of theljand Recording Division, in which tho land applied'-for
is situated, and are made on, printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five ..years ancl improvements made
to vaiue of $10 per acre.jincluding
clearing and cultivating at'least five
acres, before a Crown Grant can bo
received.*
-For more detailed information see
the Bulletin ' "How to _ I^re-empt
Land."       ,, - -   '  ������
PURCHASE
Applications aro received for purchase ' of vac-iiit and -unreserved
Cr\.wn lands, not being timber-Sand,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price for first-class (arable) land Is
$5 -per acre, and second-clasa (grazing) la.nd $2.50 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or leaso
-of Crown lands is given"1 ia Bulletin
No.' 10, Land Sorie3, "Purchase and
Leaso of Crown. Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sitos on
timber land, not exceeding 40-acres,
may be purchased or leased, the con-
.sditions Including - payment . ot
stumpage. - .
HOMESITE LEASES-- :
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres,- may be' leased as homesitea,
conditional upon a dwelling beintf
eree'ted ln the first, year, title being
"obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land hag been surveyed.
LEASES
For   grazing   and   industrial   purposes areas not .exceeding1 840 acres
may- be leased  by _ ono  person jor a
company.
GRAZING
Under the Grazing Aqt tho Province is divided Into grazing district*
arid the range administered under a
Grazing Commissioner. Annual
gra/.ing' permits are Issued" balsed on
numbers ranged, priority, bekig given
to established owners.' Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management. Free, _or. partly fr��e,_
permits are available for settlers,
campers aw? travellers, up to tea
fraud
CANADA
Warning to Users of Radio
All Radio Receiving Sets
:.       ,. MUST be Licensed  ,
Penalty on summary conviction is a fine not exceeding $50.00
License Fee'$1.0.0 per annum
Licenses, valid to 31st March, 1926, may fee obtained from:
Staff Post Offices, Radio Dealers, Radio Inspectors, or from
Radio Branch, Department of Marine and Fisheries, Oltawa
.fhe proceeds from license fees are used to contro! broadcasting
and to Improve fcroadicast reception conditions
A. JOHNSTON, Deputy Minister of-Marine and Fisheries
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anff m winter time in fairvl<md    Shafts of tha sun
strike the -white snow-coveied mountains^nd valleys
i of tho. Canadian Ruclucs, changing tnem into a landscape
S��M"k& lights is being.built for the
���purple ��� dance over the - scene, as gaily costumed
devotees of the snow shoe, the skate and the ski move in
tho"pastel of the great outdoors.
Fancy skaters swing gracefully into intricate'figures
o*q the rinks. Ski jumpers thrill the spectators with their
marvellous leaps through ihe air from the ski jump on the
top of a nearby mountain. Sici-jorers dash down the-
Bow River behind fleet mountain ponie��. Blanket-coated
snow-shoe trampers Isila lk.1 trail to the snowy wood-
latid3. In the evening, jche brlilia_.it scene is softened by
the silvei gleam of the moon. ^    -
���Wintei time ii carnival tirr*��> in j?:-_nft'. February 3rd to
] 7th has been set for ihe lbZb Winter Cai nival, and Mrs
B i il Gardom h^s been chosen as the fair Queen A
splendid pair.ee of glittering'ice, sparkling with myriads
chosen beauty. With true regal pitmip'and splendor she
will bs crowned and seated on her throne as the culminating triumph of the carnival.
Trains pull into the station at Banff. . Passengers on
their way west stop off tb disport themselves in the^
snowy, gay little town.    Passengers on their way east/
delay long enough to see the famous ski jumpers breaking"
world records.  Passengers from both east and west with .���
Banff as their objective, and snow shoes, skates and skia'
in their luggage, hurry to attend the festivities in honor
of the carnival aueen. " *
DR.   A.   FRANCIS
'Physician and Surgeon
Residence Phofte 69
Greenwood
FOR REPAIR WORK
look up the     .
City Garage v     w
Winnipeg Ave.       -       Grand Forks
CARL WOLFRAM, Prop.
Garage Phone 53      Night Phone 125R
SEND YOUR
BOOTS  and   SHOES
""     ' To
GEO. ARMSON,  Grand Forks,
The'*2Oth Century, Shoe Reoairer
All work slid material   guaranteed.    We
pay postage one way.    Terms Cash.
I INDEPENDENT  MEAT MARKET
' ������y���;���:������ ���������-���
a We carry  only  the best stock  procurable in        V.
k _.        ,    -          '   -               - ���                                       -     '
K.        Beef,  Veal,  Pork,   Ham,  Bacon, Lard, Etc.
i|
���jl . -          A trial will convince you
'
JOHN MEYER
SWS*>3^3!SMWSSJi����3a?^*~^
,   v Proprietor
nan
Job Printing at The Ledge
Tie -Consolidated Mining -feSmeltinl Co_
of Canada, Limited        >     i   '
Office, Smelting and Refining Department -
"      TRAIL, BRITISH- COLUMBIA ",.-"'
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper; Lead and Zinc Ores
Producers" oK Gold,    Silver. ~Coppcr,7  Pig 'Lead   and  Zinc
-TADANAC" BRAND
Copper Trails
Extending to various parts of southwestern British Columbia, 'the. copper
trails which -we call telephone lines are
ready to carry long-distance conversations at speeds' ranging from S,0CjO to
178,000 miles per second. When speed
counts���Long Distance.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY.
. IT ISH   COLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO END OF DECEMBER, 1924
'    .      Hiia produced  Minerals as follows:   'Placer Gold, 377,382,053; Lode Gold,
-      - '      $118,473,190; Silver,'$68,824,579; Lead, 870,548,578; Copper, B187,4S9,378; Zinc,
.    332,171,497; Miscellaneous ,Minerals,' 81,431,349; Coal  and Cobes 8260,580,048;
Building Stone, Brick, Cetnenfe, etc., 842,225,814; making its'Mineral Production
"to-the end of 1924, show an .   " y.y - W '       ��    .
Aggregate Value of $859,427,386 _   '
Production for the Year Enfling December, 1924, $48,704,604'
The Mining Laws of  this  Province are more liberal, aud  the fees, lower, than those'of any other   j
Province in the DQminion, or any colony in fehe Bntish Empire. .,*'""���
Mineral location? are granted tb discoverers for nominal fees. >. ' '".--'
Absolute Titles  are obtained  by developing'such  properties, the security of which is guaranteed
by Crown Grants. ��� -v - ������
Full information together with Mining Reports and Maps, may  be obtained gratis, by addressing���
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES
.   VICTORIA, Bntish Columbia.        *
N.B. - Practically all British Columbia Mineral-Properties upon which development work h��3 been
done are described in some one of the Aimaal Reports of the Miaipter of Mines.   Those
considering mining investments should refer to such  reports.    They are available without    '
charge on application to the Department of Mine?, Victoris, B^O. - Beports ofthe Geological
' Survey of Canada, "Pacific Baildtngj Taacoaver, isre recommended -as valuable Eoarces of
-   information.
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