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The Oldest Mining Camp Newspaper.In British Columbia
Vol.   XXXII
GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, MAY 20,  L926.
No.   43
We carry a large line of
Hardware, House Furnishings, Etc.
/ Inspect our stock
Agents for the
Victor Northern' Electric Radios
2, 3j 5", 6, 7 and 8 Tube Sets at all prices
T..M. GULLEY & CO.
SPRING CLEANING
Washing Soda
Soap Chips
Powdered Soap    -
Royal Crown Soap
7 lbs for 25c.
3 lbs for 50c.
Per lb 20c.
6 tablets SOc.
O'Cedar Oil, Mops, Brooms, Etc.
<*i-j For;Quality and Value Order From
Phone 4-6 -&
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Real Estate and Insurance
Fire, Accident & Sickness, Life,
Automobile, Bonds, Burglary, &c
Auctioneer
Houses for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
CHARLES   KING
Greenwood, B.C.
To Our Many Friends
Greetings!
We are- glad to be back among
you all, and hope our'stay may,beas
pleasant for you all, as it is for us.
-'��� Dr. P.s ABBOTT, .   ',
' - Dr. a. g. McLaren^
Dr. j. c. McLaren, ���
Chiropractor's.
Spring Necessities
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Imported and Domestic
(Cold Creams, Vanishing Creams,  Complexion.
Powders, Compacts, Hand and Shaving Lotions
New line of   French Stationery   just in
GOODEVE'S DRUG STORE
Ice Cream
Ice Cream Sodas
Let us Quote you on
Farm Machinery
Agents for the
JOHN DEERE Line of Farm and Tillage Goods
MIDWAY
BROWN'S STORES
& ROCK   CREEK
Let
Corinhe Griffiths. -
show you in her most remarkable draixa
Love's Wildernes
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a story of love that moves from Louisiana
to the Canadian wilds and ends with a
crash in the Malay jungles. .,
Corinne's latest aud greatest by far
'Also a Two Reel'Comedy
"Three Cheers"
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, MAY 22nd
_WComihencing_ at-8.15^
��� St. Jude's Church, Matins and Holy
Communion at 11 o'clock on Sunday,
May 23rd.
J. L. White, deputy provincial
secretary, returned to Victoria on
Monday morning.
Mrs. A. J. Dorman and daughter
Jean, left this morning to spend the
summer in Victoria.
- Bob ��� Phinney spent Wednesday-
evening in town on his way home to
Penticton from Grand Forks.
A Riverside man was fined $50
and costs on Tuesday for an infraction' of the Liquor Control Act.
John and Anton Portmann left on
Friday afternoon for a few weeks
visit to relatives in Tacoma,   Wash.
E. O. Weston returned from
Vancouver on Friday and will remain
in town for some time on mining
business.
Miss Mabel L. Greig arrived last
week from Long Beach, Cal., and is
the guest of her aunt'and uncle, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Greig. '
The Sally and- Bell mines, of
Beaverdell, ' were closed. on the
occasion of the opening of the District Hospital o'n Friday last.'
F.' R. Currie and D. McLeod, of
the audit department-of the Canadian
Bank of Commerce, paid an official
visit to the local branch this week.
Roy Clothier, of Victoria, spent a
few days in town during the,���weekt
end and is at present at the Beaver a-
Beaverdell, which .'resumed operations this week.
; Rev. W. R, Walkinshaw returned
on Sunday afternoon from attending
the second-conference of the United
Church in British Columbia at Vancouver last week.
George Rogers, of the Sally mine,
Beaverdell, was in town on Friday.
George was kept busy shaking hands
with the many old timers that were
imcown-on-that day.;.-" y.  ; '���.-.
Mr.  and Mrs. ��� Bev.   Powell,   of
Oroville, Wash., and Mr.  arid .Mrs.
T. W. Clarke, of Carmi,  were the
guests   of  Mr    and Mrs. Geo. S_
Walters during the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack'"Mulhern, of
Beaverdell, were renewing acquaintances in town on Friday. Mr.
Mulhern has recovered from injuries
received when he was kicked by a
horse and has resumed his duties at
the Beaverdell sawmill.
District Hospital *
Officially Opened
The unfavorable weather conditions
of    last   Friday  .morning-  prevented
Tennis at the Local Courts
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ADULTS 50c
CHILDREN 25c
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-. We';'carry.,only the best stock procurable in
Beef, Veal, Pork,   Ham, Bacon* Lard, Etc.
A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE YOU
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Better a.dead Camp Fire than a Dead Forest
Spring  Cleaning!
While you are cleaning up almost
,   everything iu sight why not get your
. Watches Cleaned and Repaired
and get a good start for the summer season
This is the right place for most efficient
service and our work is all guaranteed.
Don't forget that we handlea-good line of
Eye Glasses
at reasonable prices
A. A. WHITE
Watchmaker and Jeweler
F. J. WHITE, Manager.
Greenwoo^ Riding Stock
Breeders Association-
ii The ^annual .meeting- of the
above associatioa will be held in
Riverside Hall on Saturday,
May 22od, at 2.30 p.m.       __,
Dodd's Barber Shop
and Billiard Hall
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Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobacco,
Soft Drinks & Confectionery
Open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
' SEND YOUR
BOOTS  arid SHOES
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GEO. ARMSON, Grand Forks,
The 20th Century "Shoe Reoairer
All work and material, guaranteed:   We
pay postage one wav.   Tenns.Cash.
Mvs. Poulton
Milliner, Grand Forks, B.C.
Next to Henniger's Feed Store
Bridge St.
The United Church of Canada
Minister in charge *__
Rev. W.R. Walkinshaw. B. A,
Greenwood
Sunday. May 23rd.
Myncaster 3 p.m.
Greenwood 7:30 p.m.
becoming
. Free  Miner's
May 31st,
Licenses   expire   on
Midway Farmers Institute
The-Farmers Institute at "Midway,
have received a carload of grasshopper
poison and expect to have it ready for
delivery in a few. days. The grasshoppers are getting a big start-in this
district and an/person who sees them
on their place should get busy and
secure a few j bags ���? of" poison. The
poison is free with the exception of a
small charge per bag for the mixer,
and can be -had'by. applying to the
Secretary of the Institute. If everyone will attend to 'this and make preparations to destroy-theni on tljestart
the district will be kept clear of,that
terrible pest which is doing so ihiich
damage in .other sections.
The Farmers" have a big Pig Clttb
this year. Over 25 pure bred Yorkshire pigs being ordered for its members." They are expected in on May
29th,the date of-the next meeting of
the Institute. Come early, on. that clay
and help put in shape the grounds
for the big Celebration and Track
Meet, and ."take0" your. pigs, home in the
evening. Great preparations are being
made for June 3rd, both during the day
and,the dance in the evening. Don't
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���~Mrs.--J. Skilling and children,
Turinel,.are visiting Mr. and- Mrs.
Fretz on the Eholt road.
Complaints are -again
numerousTegarding dogs barking at
night. If people are going to allow
their dogs to continue to be a nuisance
some action willhave to be taken by
those suffering from the annoyance.
. A. J. Morrison- is spending a few
days at the Wellington at Beaverdell. J
Al's many friends will be pleased to
learn that he has practically recovered
from the accident at this mine over
two months ago, now being able to
walk around freely with the aid of a
cane.
The Rev. W. R. Walkinshaw is
appointed to the-charge of the United
Church work at North Kamloops and
will probably leave ..Greenwood on
Tuesday, June 1st. The new Minister, Rev. Andrew Walker, will be
in charge' of Greenwood, Midway,
etc. field as from the, 1st June.
Dr. A. G. McLaren and Dr. j.
C. McLaren, of Bayside, Calif., are
on a" visit to their parents,. on the
Deadwood road. They motored
from the South with Dr. P. Abbott,
who is well known in this section,
leaving San Francisco on the 11th,
travelling as far. North as Kamloops
and arriving here on the evening of
the l(kh. '���''���������������
A letter was recently received by a
local party from John Shannon. Jack
was a familiar figure ori the .streets, of
Greenwood a year ago so -his many
friends may be interested in a few remarks concerning him. He was
married^ in Vancouver , at Christmas
time, then.went to Miami, Florida,
where he is now located in charge of
a retail business. By way of recreation
he picks cocoanuts, grape fruit, etc.
A year ago Miami had a population
of 30,000, this, has" now increased to
200,000. During the boom money
ran like water. One road house on
New Year's "eve took in $65,000.
These conditions have changed and
business is getting? back to normal.
Mr. Shannon wishes to be remembered to all his friends in Greenwood.
Be at Ingram Bridge on May 24th.'
many from attending the Hospital
Opening, hut in spite of this between
two and three hundred people were
present and were rewarded by a beautiful afternoon after the rain and a
ceremony that will ever remain as a
pleasant memory..'
Ranged along the broad . veranda
were tlie nursing staff in their becoming 'uniforms, the Hospital Directors,
members of the Ladies Hospital Auxiliary, members of the City Council,
both of Greenwood and Grand Forks,
and visitors from Victoria and other
points. Major Rupert Gray proved!
himself a very capable chairman and'
under his guidance everything passed
'"off smoothly and with credit tb all concerned.
Father Coccola in a very simple and
appropriate manner invoked a blessing
on the institution after the chairman
had outlined the growing need of such
a place. D. McPherson, M.L.A., followed with a .speech covering the
movement that had been started iri.
September, 1924. His remarks were
intersperced with several humorous
stories and concluded with presentation of magnificient boquets to- Mrs.
P. H. McCurrach the president of the
Auxiliary, and the "nurses. Dr. Francis
expressed his appreciation of the support rendered by the people and then
Dr. C. M. Kingston gave an able dissertation on hospital .work and showed
the tremendous strides made in medical
research. In a few well chosen words,
the Matron, Miss Bawtinheimer, spoke
on ^behalf of the staff. Mayor ^T. A.
Love, of Grand Forks, conveyed the
good wishes of the neighbouring town
and prophesied greater prosperity for
Greenwood.
The Hon-. Dr. MacLean, was unfortunately detained in Victoria but,-J.
L. White, deputy provincial secretary,
proved a very able and popular substitute. He is thoroughly conversant
with hospital matters in the province
and in his speech made a comprehensive survey of the work accomplished.
After paying tribute to the untiring
efforts of all concerned in the new
institution he delivered on behalf of
the citizens of Greenwood and district"
ancl to be kept'in trust for them, the
indefeasible title to the building and
grounds, ancl congratulated the chairman of the Hospital Board, Mayor T.
M. Gulley, in beiing in possession for
the people of such an up-to-date establishment and trusted that further funds
would be forthcoming to complete the
purchase of several things still needed.
Major Gray presented a silver key to
the deputy minister at the conclusion
of his address and in a short time the
crowd was beings escMed through the
building, many of them partaking of
dainty refreshments, served by the
Ladies of the Hospital Auxiliary, in
the spacious nurses quarters which had
been beautifully decorated for the
occasion.
The dance in the evening was one of
the largest ever held on the floor of the
Masonic Hall and in spite of thejate
hour many were loth to leave.- The
music was of the highest order and a
credit to all who so generously supplied the huge crowd with the latest
and best dances. Supper arrangements}
were well handed by the ladies from
Kettle Valley, Rock Creek and Midway
and at the finish everybody had partaken of the. good things provided and
th_e_ladies_concerned_were_eveii_then
not top tired to join the happy throng,
in the hall below,
The local tennis courts were the
scene of many interesting sets on the
afternoon of May 16th, when seven -
auto loads of players and enthusiasts
came over from Grand Forks and
played against the Greenwoodites.
The weather was excellent' and the
courts were in very good shape. A
large number of spectators witnessed
some excellent play. Owing to darkness some of the sets were not finished. Tea was served by Mesdames
Francis and Smith and the Misses
N. Keir and R, Axam.
Grand Forks won 6 sets, Greenwood 5, unfinished 5.
The results follow:   ,
Men's doubles.
Atwood Bros, beat Taylor and Foster
6-4, 8-6.
Walters and Etnsley, lost to Crowley
and Morrison 2-6, 5-7.
_ Simmons and Grey beat Andreas and
Smith 6-0, 61,
Capell.and Pearson lost to Taylor and
Crowley 1-6, 1-6.
Lauder and Brealy lost to Newmarch
and Foster 3-6;' 2-6.
Ladies doubles.
Miss Bariee and Miss McLeod beat
Miss Axam and Mrs; Smith*6-r-,- 6-2.
Mrs. Ommanney and Mrs. Atwood heat
Mrs. Francis and Miss Kempstoif 6-0, 6-1.
Miss Kerby and Mrs. Simmons lost to
Miss Axam and Mrs. Smith 0-6, 3-6.
Mixed doubles.
Walters and Mrs. Ommanney beat
Morrison and Miss Axam 7-5. '
Atwood E. and Miss Bariee beat Morrison and;Mrs. Smith 6-3, 6-2.
Brealy and Miss McLeod beat Foster
and Miss Lee 6-3.
Lauder and Miss Kerby beat New-
march and Miss Kempston 6-3.
Emsley  and  Mrs.   Pearson    lost    to
Andreas and Miss Axam 0-6, 1-6.
��� Simmons   and   Mrs.   Simmons  beat
Smith and Miss Kempston 6-3, 6-1.    <
Pearson and Miss McLeod beat. Taylor
and Mrs. Francis .6-0.
Pearson and Miss McLeod lost to
Taylor and Mrs, Newmarch 4-6.
A return match will be played in
Grand Forks on May 30th.
WEDDING
Hospital Subscriptions
The following are the subscriptions to
the Hospital Fund; also amounts received
from the various functions held on May
14th, 1926:
Grote Stirling, Esq., M. P.*   ���$ 10.00
Anonymous  v.. i5.oo
Anonymous   50.00
Rev. W. R, Walkifashaw........... y     5.00
H. H. S .'  5.00
Messrs. Portman Bros. ............ 10.00
J. N. Paton  500
T. Sullivan ....".'.'...'  1.00
John Keady  5.00
Jackie Graser....................  ���  1.00
C. Patsworth,..,  5.00
J, L. White ...,'. -.,..:.., 10.00
Friend  1.00
Donations at Hospital, May 14th 78.70
George GYay Picture Show  21.50
Sale of magazines, R. Norris  4.90
Sale of magazines, T. Hanson ... 3.00
Returns from Punch at.Dance... 8.20
Receipts from Dance  282.00
Total $521 30
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The Board of Directors of the Greenwood & District Hospital hereby tender
their high appreciation of the very generous donations given by the people, as
also the wonderful support shown to
every item that was arranged* by the
Board for the benefit of the Hospital, and
furthermore, they' valjie the""sympathy
and co-operation shown by all the different districts in their whole hearted support of the Hospital, on the occasion of
the official opening ofthe New Hospital
Building. '"���������/
CHAR'LES KING, Sec.:Treas.
Olson-Fretz
;v A very;pj_etty ^wedding;,took ..place;-.
at the home o'f Mr.' and MrsT'SamdeF '
Fretz,     Eholt    Road,    when , their
youngest daughter, Nellie Pearl,'- and.
John  Ernest Olson, of Eholt, were
united" in the bonds  of holy matri- ������
mony, Rev. James Youngso'n,  Presbyterian-minister,   of  Grand Forks,
performing    the    ceremony.      The
bride was given in  marriage by  her
father.    Miss Anna Tofelt was  the y "
bridesmaid    and    Ernest    Swanson
the best man.    Following the ceremony'a reception was held, 40 guests
being present and a real enjoyable
evening-was-spent.^. ������
- The newly weds left on Monday
morning for a honeymoon trip by
motor for Spokane, Portland and
other cities, and on their return they
will make their home in Eholt. In
testimony of their popularity they received ymzny, valuable and useful gifts.
Both the bride and groom are. favorably known in Greenwood and district and The Ledge joins with their .
many friends here in extending con- ���
gratulations.
Mining Office"Opened
Jas. Skilton has opened an office on
Copper St. for the benefit of mining
men. Mr. Skilton has lived in the
Northwest for 25 years and is well
acquainted with the possibilities here.
He has devoted "the past two years on
the D. A. Group of claims which he
successfully started.up and is now one
of the promising properties of the
district. 7.  ,
Mr. Skilton has associated with
him successful mining men of other
districts who he is hoping to interest
in. this ^section -which" was once the
most active in all British Columbia.
* " Kettle Valley Golf
The result of the Golf match between
Greenwood and Kettle Valley played on
the latter's course on the 9th of May was
as follows:
Greenwood Kettle Valley
Moore beat Hamilton by 1 up.
Gregory lost to Major Gray by 2 up.
Dorman beat J. Richter by 5 up and 4
toplay.
McCurrach beat E. Richter by 1 up.
Francis beat A. Roberts by 4 up and
2 to play.
... Newmarch beat F. Bubar by r up.
King beatF. Roberts by 4 up and 2
to play.
'Goodeve lost to Norris by 1 up.
Taylor beat Landers by 3 up. aud 2 to
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Mrs. King lost to Mrs. Hamilton by 2
up and r to^play. ;
Mrs. Spence beat Mrs, Thorburn by 5
up and 3 to play.        "*
A.return match is to be played on the'
Greenwood course on May 23rd at 1 p.m.,
The Medal Competition held on May
2nd resulted as foltows:
Gross   Handicap   Net
M���cCurrach 108 12 ��� ���..      '96(
Newmarch 107 10 97'
Hamilton     ���        108 10 98
-... The Junior Medal was won by
F. Landers 124 24 100
There was a good turn  out for  the
Bogey Competition 011 May 16.   Twenty- ���
two members participating.   The result
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Gregory H. W., all square.
Richter, J., 3 down.
Roberts, A., 4 down.
Richter, E. 6 down.
.The Junior Competition was won by
Mrs. Thorburn with 9 down.
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THIS   lEDCE.   GREENTVOOD,   B. 0.
WORLD HAPPENINGS
BRIEFLY TOLD
Two army aviators escaped Injury
by jumping wiih parachutes when their
planes collided 3,000 Teet above Langley Field, Virginia. Tho planes were
completely demolished.
Doctors Baroin. Klint and Hegelund
��� of Sweden, who have heen conducting
experiments for several  years, claim
that tliey have discovered a euro for
sleeping sickness..
For tho iirsl time In tho history of
the historic river Thames, au International boat race will take place
June 2G this year, for tho Duke of
York's International gold trophy.
The Federal Government does not
luknd to establish an Indian hospital
In Central Saskatchewan, It. was stated in the House of Commons In answer to a question.
There are only M7 unemployed persons, in Paris, whereas London, before
the strike there, bad 800,000 and Berlin 150.000, Minister of Labor Duratoiir
said at a : banquet inaugurating the
Tours exposition week.
A dispatch from Chicago says out
oC his : own pocket Slate's Attorney
Robt. Crowe has offered If5,000 reward
for Information leading "to tho arrest
aud conviction of the machine gun slayers of his assistant, William II. Mc-
Swiggln,* ancl two beer runners. ..
A column of French troops tramped
'over tho route to Soueida and buried
the remains of 3,000'of .their comrades
who were massacred by-Druse tribesmen nine months ago while attempting to relieve the Soueida garrison,
which was besieged by the tribesmen.
A new cabinet has been announced
in .Poland, with Premier "Witos atits
head. The flew ministry reports
both the centre and the right wing
parlies. Foreign Minister,, Moraw-
sld.of the previous cabinet retained
his portfolio. 7
;England Makes Best Lenses
Knowledge Gained During War Is Put
To Good Use
The opening or the optical convention the other day at the Imperial College of Science of Technology, South
.'Kensington,"is an event of real"slgi.il-.
'fi.ca.nce. People will-now he able to
sec for themselvs the strides lhat have
been made in optics since the last
opticalconvention was held In 1912.
It is satisfactory to know that England has. now ousted Germany as the
maker of the finest lenses and has re.-
gained her position of supremacy' in
the constructipn-of optical instruments
in general which she was in danger of
losing-before the war. For the'ywar,
of necessity, taught us much, forcing
us to perfect such, things as range-'
lindens, periscopes and field glasses,
and. that hard-won knowledge has
proved of immense value in .enabling
British optical manufacturers to take
and retain the front place.'
Optics undoubtedly have played an
������enormous part hi the advancement of
the modern world.     When we think
of all the wonders revealed by the
telescope and all the essential "knowledge gained from' the microscope,
when we. 'consider how widely the
���camera, has affected life, we perceive
that the vital importance of optics
cannot be over-stated.
Orientals Like Autos
Orientals of the, Far East in such
places as Singapore, Java and Siam,
have developed a brisk trade in Canadian automobiles, owing to the good
roads built by the British, French ancl
Dutch' Governments there, according
to A. D. Muddiman, former Canadian'
trade commissioner to those parts'.
New York Sees Strange Craft
Rotor   Ship   Completed   Experimental
Journey of 6,000 Miles
When a strange craft, neither sailing nor motor ship, hut a combination
of both, caule into New. York harbor recently it evoked as , much curiosity j
from the latter day Manhattanites as
did Henry Hudson's half-moon from
the Indians 300 years ago.
:. It was the world's first rotor ship,
the Baden-Baden of Hamburg.
Flying the flag of the new German
Republic, she came up the harbor on
windpower alone at a nine-knot clip,
while tugs and shipping looted and
ferry boat passengers stared.
The GOO-lon ship, with its two huge
rotor towers revolving at an average of 85 revolutions a minute, was
carrying a cargo of building stone.
Jl completed an experimental trip of
C.200 miles in 38 days.
Anton Flettner, inventor of lho
rotor, met the ship at quarantine, expressing satisfaction at the success ot
the rotor principle. Ao considerable
saving in Diesel oil is practical evidence, he said.
Tho rotor whicli act in place of sails
and have no connection with the propeller, were In operation about 70 por
cent, of the voyage, frequently unassisted by the six-cylinder 250 horsepower main Diesel engine.
One of the. best. (Lays during the
voyage the ship made 212 miles. The
average��was 3GS. Once in rough
weather when the main engine was
shut down for repairs the Baden-
Baden -made five^lcnots on the rotors
alone Tor several hours.
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Work On H. B. Railway
Over One Hundred Men Employed On
Track Work
���D. It. Campbell, superintendent of
construction,'- Canadian National Bail-
ways, we stern lines, accompanied by
C.N.R. Engineers J. W. Porter and
Thomas Turnbull, are now making
inspection trip over the Hudson Bay
Railway. It Is their intention to examine in.detail the entire mileage to
the' end of steel at Kettle Rapids. To
Mr. Campbell has been assigned the
task of'the completion of the railway
to Hudson'Bay. It is exported that
further construction equipment, together vitli sufficient men, will he
placed on tho work immediately in
order to put the track into shape to Name
withstand .the hauling of heavy trains Town
to Kettle Rapids hy this fall.' Over
100 men are already at work replacing
did lie's with new ones.
As'the work progresses, more ties
will he received from time to time.
The eighty-pound steel rails, which
were laid .on the road in the beginning
in preference io lighter steel, soon
came back into shape when relined.
Notwithstanding the many years of
disuse, the entire railway track laid
of 382 miles can easily be made equal
to many'--of. the fust-class main lines
now in operation throughout Canada,
For the Little Fellow
The small boy will revel in this attractive version of the Oliver Twist
suit. We call it the "little brother
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arid it makes a delightful companion
to our "little sister dress," No. 1284.
The blouse fastens with three scallops at the front, and lias scalloped
edges on collar and cuffs. The
sleeves arc maikod for a shorter
length, and the lower edge of the
blouse is gathered to a wide baud.
Tlie siraighl trousers open at thc sides
and hutton onto the blouse. No i2S(.
is in sizes, 2, 4 and G years. Size 4
years requires .1% yards 36-inch material for the suit."   Price 20 cents.
Our new Fashion. Book contains
many styles showing how to dress
boys atul girls. Simplicity is the rule
for well-dressed children. Clothes
n\' character and individuality for the
junior folks are hard to buy, hut easy
to make with our patterns.- A small
amount of money spent on goud materials, cut on simple lines, will give
children lhe privilege of wearing adorable thing.-.. Price of the hook 10
cents the copy.
Perform Wonderful Feat
Two Mountaineers Scale Ice Clad Peak
In French Alps
Scaling   Mount    Meije. 13.0GG foot
high, the most formidable peak in the
^   For MacMiilan Expedition
Inexperienced   Men   Will   Get   Their
. Baptism  of Ice and  Rough
'   Weather
Scientists who havc never attempted
French Alps, was ihe feat performed j even the navigation of a skiff on lhe
by two French mountaineers.     They
travelled    on    skiis    over tho lover
slopes to ihe    Promonloire   Refuge,
which is 30,335 ft,     Thcy found tlie
hut burled In snow, hut dug a way in
and passed the night there.'   At daybreak  they  scaled    the    precipitous
heights to the summit, forcing,their
way througli a mass of giant icicles,,
which often broke under their weight
and threatened to hurl them to destruction.     At one time they had to
climb tiie face of an almost, perpendicular wall of Ice 80 ft. high.     They'
had nearly reached the lop hy following little ridges In the ice when -M.
Dalloz 'dropped his alpenstock.     He
quiet lagoon of the parks will get their
bapiism of ice and lighting furious
storms in the most severe weahier this
summer.
Captain Donald, B.. MacMiilan, heading an expedition for the Field Museum, will take a crew of landlubbers
with him on the invasion of the. frozen districts of Labrador and Greenland. _ This crew of landsnien will be
trailed by'-another shipload of scientists, among whom will bo the first
while woman to enter that territory.
Captain MacMiilan says he can take
the greatest, landlubber, providing hc
has "intestinal, fortitude," and ln six
months of intensive training produce
maintained  his grip  with a Swedish a hardy explorer who can do anything,
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knife and reached the ledge. At the
summit the climbers found a flagstaff
which had been planted there by a
summer climber 25 years ago. They
used it as an alpenstock on tlie return journey."
Drink Kills Russian Peasants
Alcohol Takes Heavy Toll In Land of
Soviets
Professor Alexander Sholomvltch,
director of the-narcodc section of the
department of health, Moscow,'-, says
that every year 6,000 Russian workers
lull themselves with alcohol.
He adds thai 65 per cent, of all the
workers arc addicted to intoxicants
and that their average expenditure for
alcohol is 13 per-cent, of their yearly
earnings. These figures, lie declares,
'are based upon official registrations
and take no account, of the millions ot
peasants who make their own homebrew.    ��� -
Professor Sholomvltch asserts that
if a continuous line of freight cars
reaching along the entire 6,000 miles
from Vladivostock "to Leningrad were
loaded to their full capacily 'with alcohol this would rcpresent-the quantity of alcoholic , liquor Russia consumes annually.
Cost Of Immigration
Money In the West
Revenue   of   the    Prairie    Provinces
_WW__Reaches High Figure   . 	
Considerable Sum Spent In Ocean and
Railway Fares  For Immigrants
Immigration 'costs came -up in the
House of Commons recently. In answer to a question it was slated that,
in the eleven months ended Feb. 28
last, tlie Federal Government contributed $247,530 in assisting ocean or
railway faros for immigrants. Oi this,
$130,703 are recoverable loans.
Assistance for land settlement of
immigrants cost another $284,725 in
that period and assistance in the keep
of -immigrants cost the Federal Government $13,161.
Revenue of the ��� prairie provinces
last year from all sources, is estimated by thc Financial Post at $1,050,000,-
000. This is a considerable increase
over the preceding year, -when receipts
totalled ' -. '$.8.60,000,000. The - returns
for last year were derived from" the
following sources: Agricultural, $725,-
000,000; industrial, $150,000,000; tourist,.. $5(POO,000;y.nnne_s, ..fisheries, etc..,.
$40,000,000. Compared with 192-t,
there was a substantial increase in
each division.
B.C. Air Patrol .
Tho federal department of marine
and fisheries is negotiating witli the
department of nalional defence with
a view to securing the co-operation
necessary to continuing this summer
an air patrol-' of Uritish Columbia
fisheries.
W.   N.   U.   1629
, .Consider Air Stations
The whole question of the allotment
of air stations in Canada is'nn'der-consideration,1 Hon, E. N. MacDonald,
minister of national defence, informed the house at Ottawa, following
complaints of uir servico conditions at
pertain points in British Columbia and
Alberta.  *    "     . '
If some people would stop climbing
hills before they get to them there
would be less of that tired feeling in
th world.
Heavy Cargoes For the Orient
Big
With
Trade Being Developed
China and Japan
��� That the" recent ��� improvement' in
Oriental trade is in no way imaginary,
is-, proved by the heavy cargoes carried by the last few liners sailing for
Japan and China from the Port of'
Vancouver. In fact the recent partial
recovery in the volume of business being done with China is viewed by local
merchants.' as, a sure sign that; tho
country is:, coming .:' hack to normal.
This improvement is noted especially
in' tho recent heavy bookings of the
Canadian Pacific steamers.
'���- Largest Lumber Cargo,
An Oregon paper reports that the
largest cargo of lumber ever loaded
on a ship on any sea at any time, was
the cargo of the Monticello, loaded at
Portland, Oregon. This load of lumber consisted of 6.356,612 board feet
It represented. the lumber used In 365
ordinary houses.
Germany Cannot Engage ,
In Military Aviation
But Terms of Versailles Treaty Modi-
- fied In Other, Respects
Negotiations concerning modifications of the Treaty of Versailles as it
applies to German aviation, which
have beeu in progress four years, have
ended in the initiating of an accord
between France and Germany and Belgium and Germany.
Under the agreement German military aviation still is prohibited.
The terms of the treaty referring
to horsepower and climbing qualities of tho German planes are modified, however. -       ���     "
Separate agreements entered into hy
tlie French, Belgian and German Governments will permit aviators of one
country to fly ovei- territory of the
others.
from living on fried boots, piloting a
ship through Icefields, to sewing on
buttons, scrubbing the docks and polishing the brasses.
"We have no room for any except
scientists," said Captain MacMiilan,
"men who can double in rough sailor
work and heavy scientific duties. My
Iirst mate, Kulph ltobinson, who has
made four trips with me, was a farm
boy who had never seen the ocean
when he made his first voyage."
Says Plants
What Canada Is Doing
Our Foreign Trade Is Equal To the
War Debt
Canada has a war debt, of two billion dollars, and some people can think
of nothing^elso but this. They get
some sort'of exhilaration-out of being staggered by these figures, there
is another side to the story.
In 1864 when Uip United States were
In 1864 when- the United States was
nearing the end of the civil war, President Lincoln and his colleagues w��rc-
distressed to find that the country had
piled up a; war debt of two billion dollars. It was a big sum then for thc
United States. It is a big sum dow
for Canada.
1C Canada, however, has a iwp bil-.
Indian  Psychologist Studies Working
Of Their  Brain and   Heart
Sir Jagadis Chandra Bose, the well-
known India plant psychologist, has
been making some further, interesting
experiments regarding plant life.
Sir Jagadisis among the first of the
modern scientists to. consider plants as
having hearts, minds. and feelings,--
and to; study the workings ot their. ���
"brains" as closely as any-student of
human-psychology. -    .,
One of his experiments, sliirting at'
five o'clock'in lhe afternoon, showed
that the plant was. fully conscious
until after midnight, but did not really
"sleep" until about six o'clock in tho
morning, after a prolonged period of
drowiness.
.In one of his tests he gave a carrot
a drink of wafer, and by nienns of a
delicate instrument called- the-ci'osco-
graph, which recorded its movements,
he discovered fhat it became -"intoxicated."
When chloroform was substituted
for water, the carrot actually becanty
unconscious. ���        .-
Sir Jagadis" maintains that the effect
of alcohol on plants ls-the same as cm
animals.- At first thero is' a maudlin
depression, then wild exaltation.^Carbonic acid kills plants, and chloroform
and ether either kill or stupefy tbem.
Farms  Hands Placed  Quickly
Young Men From England Find Work
On  Canadian' Farms ���
The splendid manner" of receiving
immigrants   arriving   In Canada this
year, is well exemplified by the handling or a party of forty-three young
mon," trained a I thc Claydon, England,
! training.centre, destined to he" placed
'on, farms'.in Canada, which recently .
arrived under the aegis of TI. K. Bluck, ���
assistant manager of tlie farm.   Within an hour of their arrival in Toronto -
from England, all of. them had been'
placed    ou    farms ln Ontario.     Mr.'
Dluck has since.either visited or writ-
fen to all of these men so plaeed, and
stared that Lhe result", of his visit had
-J.
Farm Worth $50,000
The possibilities of successful farming in the Champion district in
Southern Alberta, Jiavc been demonstrated by Clarence Davis, .who came
to this part of the country from Gen-
esco, -Illinois, in 1905. His capital
then consisted of $1,200, part of which
he used to buy a quarter section of
land. Mr. Davis now owns and farms
960 acres, all of which is paid for and
which is valued at $50,000.
Auto Business Flourishing
lion dollar war .debt, it comes upon
her in a day'of big figures. ���  If we been Jar.beyond'his expectations,
have a two billion war debt, we -had
last year a two .billion dollar foreign.
trade.
It was nearly foriy years after the
civil war before-the United States had
a foreign trade that was equal to the
foreign trade of Canada last "year.- ���  .
Canada's foreign trade hist year, exports    and    imports,    amounted    to
?2,25S,5;M,453.���-Toronto Star.
Changing Names. Of
Citie^ In Russia
Soviets Object to Names  Associated
With Late Czar     ���
More.than sixty cities and towns in
Russia have been renamed by the Bolshevik authorities because tho former
names were identified in some wav
i.
with   the   Czar,   the nobility or thc
church.
Thc commonest change is that of
"Petrogriid-(City of"~Peter the-Groat)7
which   is' now -known as Leningrad
(City   of   Lenin).     Then -there   is
Tsaritsin,  the famous    city   on   the
Record
Production   is   Reported   For'
Industry Last Year
A record production was attained in"
the automobile industry iu Canada in
1925, according to a slatement issued
hy the bureau o'f statistics.     In'lhat
year 11 automobile factories in Canada produced 124,-15S passenger cars,
22,I'M trucks and 15,368 chassis, a total
of 161,970 cars, which was an increase
oi 22 per cent, over the 1*924. and 10
per cent, above the figures for 1923,
thc previous best year, when 147,202
cars and trucks were produced. Tlie
total value of production,-- including
some parts and repair work was $110,- ���
S35.3S0, as compared with $$8,480,418
in 1924. ' . .    '.
Will Honor  Mark  Twafii
Nevada Editors Are Planning Erection
OF National Memorial .
Newspaper editors al Nevada, work-
Volga,, which-has been  re-christened* Ing through the State Editorial Asso-
y.^ Big Tourist Trade . -.7"
There is a very rapid increase ln-the
number- of .tourists 'entering..},Canada
by automobile. ' In- 1925,. 1,945,035
cars'came into Canada for one day;
In 1924, this figure was 1,534,885 and
in 1923,966,499. OPthe one-day: tourists entering Canada 3,209,090 came
into Ontario, 467,555 into New Brunswick, and 111,983 into Quebec.
The -largest hell In England Is
Great Paul,, which, weighs seventeen
tons and hangs in one of the towers
of St. Paul's Cathedral.
"Stalingrad" in honor of Joseph
Stalin, general secretary of the Communist party.
Other cities hearing names of Soviet oflicials as Gatshina, whicli ls
now known as "Trotsk," after Leou
Trotsky; Elizabcthgrad, now styled
"Zinovlevsk" as a compliment to Gregory Zinoviev, chairman of the Communist International, and Alexandro-
pol, iu Soviet Armenia, now designated
as "Leninkan," after Nicholas Lenin.
Writes Life of Christ
Lord Ucaverbroolc, Canadian peer
and proprietor of tho Daily Express,
is writing a life of Christ. Making
this announcement the Morning Post
adds tliat those who have read;the
manuscript say that the ambitious
work is vividly arresting and -the
paper Is informed that'it was brought
out by. a groat and reverent sincerity.
elation, have undertaken a movement
to ei'ecta memorial to Mark Twain
that will he national in scope. "Beside the. cabin in which the famous
American humorist scribbled bis first
draft "of ."Huckleberry. Finn," beloved
bad' boyt of the, Mississippi River
hanks, it ls proposed to erect a building or perhaps move lo this site lho
old Territorial Enterprise building at
Virginia City In which Twain .served
his cub reportership.
y
.Caught Huge Turtle
A huge untie was landed In Kulk
Bay, South Africa, by iho skipper of
the Sophia. He used -an ordinary
line and tackle. The turtle, which
was placed' on exhibition on Kalk.I'ay
Pier, weighed close to 700 lis. *.'.���' 'v'
/
4
Nine-tenths of tlie born leaders of
men are women. ���:
TIPPITY-WITCH IRENE
PUPPY LOVE
:  By COLLEEN MOORE
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ACUTHEyBo^FRIENDS f
V
\ UEAR VOO BROKE OFF
wrm -me cooe<3re bov?
HOW J HAT6
J^ORSERACING:?
w . TOE   LEDGE,   GEEENWOOIL   & *X
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Would Stabilize French Credit
London.���-Avoidance   of .vindictive-
ness and a conciliatory spirit in set-
- tling  the greatest industrial  conflict
ever known in the   United' Kingdom
""was urged by Premier Baldwin in the
House of Commons, when the .subject
of the general strike was up for debate.     At thc same time he pointed
out the extreme difficulty of reconciling, the government's pledges that no
harm .would, come to the volunteers
who had aided the nation in the crisis
\plth   the   need   of -reinstating every
striker.
Ramsay MacDonald, former Labor
premier, in opening the debate, deplored the fact that bitterness had
been infused into, the relations between employers and the men,. He
earnestly appealed for efforts so that
advantage could, be taken of the pres-
-ent position to establish-'good gelations on a broader anilra firmer foundation than existed before. He hoped
it was'the desire..of. parliament prlm-
raily to declare to the whole nalion
that it .wanted no crushing or humiliation, and that'it lifted its voice in'be-
- half of healing, restoration and rcs.titu-
Prominent Montreal Men Start "Sav
.���    "      the Franc"'"Fund
Montreal.���-A "Save the Franc" fund*
in Canada in aid of the French financial situation has heen started in Montreal. -   -
A prominent committee, headed by
Sir Lomer Gouin, former premier of
Quebec and former federal minister of
justice, has been'formed.    The appeal
is beiug made on th'e basis of gratitude
to France for her heroic efforts and oh
the practical,ground that stabilization
of   French   credit   will result to the
business advantage of this .country. -
"School children will be appealed-to
for very small contributions aud it has
been suggested that, employers take
up modest subscription lists from employees willing lo donate.
When complete, the money will be
dispatched, to Marshal Joffre as head
of tlie main fund in France.   .
Flag For South Africa
Over
to
Revolt In Poland
3,000 Designs Submitted
Committee.For Selection
Capetown, South Africa.���The Heft-
zog Government has accepted a design
for a new flag for.the Union of South
Africa. The design for the flag shows
a vertical red bar 'next the staff and
horizontal bars In green, yellow and-
blue.
The Union Jack wUl be flown in
addition to the new flag and on state
occasions. -
Early in the year a commission
representative of all parties In Soutli
Africa was appointed to select a flag
for the Union of South Africa. This
step was the outcome of a friendly arrangement between'Gen. J. BWlert-
zog, premier and nationalist .leader,
andsGen. Jan. Christian Smuls, former
premier -and leader .of the Soutli
African party kfthe House of Assembly.
' Over 3,000 designs for the new flag
were submitted to the commission
U.S. HAS DECIDED
TO TIGHTEN UP
DRY LAW;
Recovery From Strike
tion.
Premier. Baldwin compared the situation with that after the Great War
when   the   problems   of the first few
���   months were far m&re" difficult than
. those they- had to face during the war.
The problem to- be threshed out between the trades unions and-employers',  associations , of reinstating the
men, while doing no injustice to the
men who helped the nation in its time
of need, called for real statesmanship.
He -urged thai the very present dislocation, of the country's .trade alone
requlred-that there should be no bitterness or delay iu getting .the industries started again. .       "^ "
/-"There_are some wlio like,fishing In
troubled waters," he said:     "Let ua
get the waters calm as soon as we'ean,
lest the  work of half a  century  be
_-   spoiled." ''""�����:
- The premier said tliat the soreness
and friction must   exist   temporarily,
but there could be no greater disaster
"    than    anarchy   in the transportation
world.    The government had no power lo give orders or to coerce the em-
* "ployers, but the government's  whole
.   influence was being exercised to keep
the letter and the spirit of what had
been broadcast during -lhe "past ten
' ' days. '    ���      .
J. H. Thomas, the chief labor leader
in tlie strike,   like   Dfr,   MacDonald,'
strongly protested the attitude of the
British Gazette, tho government's ofli-
eial newspaper, which used as the caption o'f its announcement of the call-
_. ing off of the strike, "Total Surrender."
"Imagine   the   bitterness of that,"
Mr, Thomas exclaimed, "to' two mil-
. lions of men-who-had refused, to sur-
, render-to the Germans."
The labor leader, detailing many
���cases_of_employersnfenisljrg_~to_i;elii7
state tlie.men except under penalizing
terms, begged the employers in the
house and elsewhere to give effect to
the'premier's broadcast speech, which
. showed "a magnificent spirit."
Severe Fighting Occurs In Streets Of
Poljsh: Capital
Berlin.���Reliable advices from Warsaw say that severe fighting occurred
in the streets of the Polish capital,
many persons- being killed or wounded.
Anti-Government forces aro reported to have occupied the castle, the premier's residence and the foreign oflice,
and to be marching on the president's
palace-at Belvedere.
It is additionally reported that-the
government has resigned and'that the
president's resignation is expected.
'Telegraph- and."telephone communication from' Warsaw is badly interrupted, but the Polish agency af Danzig sends out the information that
troops.loyal to tho government have
occupied all the public buildings.
_���*
Is
Crop Conditions 'In
Europe Excellent
Are Making Seasonable Progress Says
RepGrt From Rorrte
Ottawa.���According to a cablegram
received by (lie department of agriculture  from  the International Agriculture, Rome,  the condition  of "winter
cereals in Bulgaria is excellent.   Crop
conditions are'good in Italy, and fairly
good in Belgium.     In Poland-conditions are a little above the average.
In Hungary the weather has leen favorable-and the crops are making seasonal progress.  - Condilions>ive been
normal in.Roumania,'and spring sow-
inig Avas almost completed at the end
of April.   There have been some com-
Butter From Antipodes
Subsidized     Australian     Butter
: ���-"  Subject To Dumping Duty.
Ottawa.���Australian butter and canned frullsCsubsidized -for export, are
subject to a (Lumping duty in Canada
equivalent to the amount of the subsidy. This announcement was' made
in the House of-Commons.
Hon. George H. Boh'in, minister
of customs, said that the government
was informed that what Is known as
the Patterson scheme came into effect
ih Australia on January 1st. It Imposes a tax of" three halfpence a
pound "on all butter produced in that
country, and out; ofthe funds thus provided a bonus of threepence a pound
was paid on butter exported from, tho
Commonwealth. -
Washington.���The revamped administration measure for tightening up
dry. law enforcement was approved by
a majority of the senate-prohibition
.���committee and will be recommended
favorably by the judiciary committee.
The bill is not expected to pass at
this session of congress, the wets are
prepared to debate it at length, offering as amendments their modification
proposals.
The bill provides among other
things, penalties of Imprisonment for
five years or $10,000 fine, or both, in
cases of conviction for diverting denatured alcohol to unlawful uses; severe
penalties for counterfeiting permits oi
physicians' prescriptions for liquor;
seizure of all vessels on the high seas
undertaking to smuggle liquor into
this country, .except that foreign vessels must he seized in accordance with
treaty stipulations; search of United
States craft by the coastguard at anyplace on the high seas; aud search or
dwellings on evidence of commercial
distilling. ���
ABEYANC
Britain   Preparing   to   Pick   Up   the
Pieces and.Count the Cost  ���
London.���Now, the nation that'has
borne with good humor and spartan
fortitude the inconvenienc eand annoyances inevitable to any general stop-
Page of industry is preparing 'to pick
up the pieces and count the cost. Work
is being slowly resumed throughout
the country. There are still many
differences to he adjusted before Industry can be in full swing again.
First, there is the question of tlie
re-engagomont of tho men who have
been notified that their places"*ore
filled. Then, too, groups iu various
sections liave announced their-unwillingness to resume work until the
government emergency control is entirely removed. *
But, on the whole, the raliou has
joyfully    accepted   the end ot' what
the Trades Union Congress, with rea-jWilh Itq ,���,���, Y<... ,   .,.  _
son, has characterized as one of theUe6l.
Ottawa.���The trouble 'which has
been stirred up over tho schools aspect
of the mailer, makes it doubtful if the
bill to return to the province of Alberta Its natural resources will bo proceeded with this session.
The autonomy bill, which create*
Alberta into a province, provided a
school hind fund for educational purposes and in* this measure public and
separate schools were recognized. Tho
public lands are uow being handed
hack lo the province and, while lc was
not included in the original agreement,
the government has-on the, order paper
a resolution by way   of   amendment.
most orderly stoppages in lhe history
of Industrial disputes
Decorated North Pole
Carpenters Resume Work
Ten-day
SQUARE DEAL TO
ALL PROMISED BY
ER
Strike In Vancouver Has
Been Settled
Vancouver.-���Work on several large
buildings under construction in the
downtown section of Vancouver, suspended for ten days by a carpenter
strike, has been resume/3 following
settlement of the dispute at a series
of conferences between representatives of the strikers and general contractors' association.
Amundsen    Drops    Flags    of    Three
Nations on Top of thexWorld
Rome.���Judging by Commander No-
bile's radiograms to Rome, the Norili
Pole, after the Norges's passage, must
have had something of the appearance
of a birthday cake, except that flags,
instead of candles, decorated It.
When Riiser-Larsen's observations
indicated that they were directly above
the top of the world, the great dirigible slowed up and descended, close to
lho ice fields. A brilliant^'ay of sunlight cutting through the midst caus
j ed the ice lo glisten like
gems.
Amundsen dropped
the
'flag, Ellsworth .the United States ami
��� ,,, ..      -        . .  ,,     -,. *>      . iNobile the Italian, ' aud    hvo    other
Settlement includes continuation ot ....   , n    * ,     ..     ,. ,.      ,
, , ,   . ���    Italian (lags, one for the Italian Aero
the five and a half day week which the!n. __ , ..
of.the resolution is to continue,
under  provincial   administration,   the
same system in regard to school lands
that has prevailed in the last 20 years.
Objection   has   heen   raised on two
grounds.     One is thai, this clause is
foreign to the natural resources question and the .other is that, if ratified hy
ihe Imperial Parliament, as tlie legislation is intended to be, it might preclude future change hy the province in
|its law in respect to education.     On
the other hand, it is contended Ihai the
school   provisions   are   constitutional
but that, when dealing   with    school
hinds, it is well to preclude any misunderstanding.     Hence tho proposed
declaration.
P'-emh'i' Brownlee has had a number
| of  consultations on ihe  subject and
.'views the manor ..as troublesome, es-
1<lbS      !p<?'hilly in view of an agitation in cer-
��� Lai ii circles at home .and also because
carpenters had sought to have reduc- j
London.���It was made clear by'Premier. Baldwin during the -conference
with the Trades Union Congress leaders in Downing Street, 'that it was his
purpose to stand-by'lho lorms of his^
statement iu which he promised a
square d*al for all.
The prime minister, was questioned
by Ernest'Bevin, the dockers' leader,
as to .whether he was prepared, as
head of the government,   to   make   a.
i Rome
ed to five days, until May I, .1927, audi
an increase of i>6 cents -per day lo
commence immediately. Tlie new-
rates of pay for carpenters will he
$7.50 per day.
Club    and   another    for
the  city  of
Urges People To Co-operate
plaints of rust in.France, and crop con- jfeileraI   request   that ready facilities
ditions are not so good, in that coun- "
try as they were at this time last year.
Manitoba Bird Sanctuary
Provincial Government - Sets Apart
2,600 Acres at Portage la Prairie
Portage la Prairie, Man.���The Provincial Government- -has recognized
the advisability of establishing a hird
sanctuary at this point and for Avhich
due confirmation
the  lieutenant
tory will embrace
was
governor
received-''froni
.     The  terrl-
for the. reinstatement <>r tho strikers
would, be given and whether all negotiations were to be canied on while
the miners were still out.
"You :.know my record,"'Premijei"
Baldwin replied. "You know ihe. object of my policy, and'T think you can
trust me to consider what has been
j said with a view of seeing how best
wo-can-gel-the-counU'y-qTiiclcly~hack
into the condition in,"which we all-want
to see it.
"You    will
King George Has Issued Appeal For
National Peace
London.-���King Georgo issued an appeal to tho people of Great .Britain fo
co-operate "in the task of bringing
peace to lhc nation.
"Let us forget whatever elements of
bitterness the events of _tho past few
days have created," he said.
The King begged his people to remember how steady and how orderly
tlie country had been through the
country's Industrial crisis and asked
lliem to addi;ess themselves lo bring-
Ling into being a lasting peace.
Ship Grain To Vancouver
Will   Be   No   Difficulty   In   Handling
Wheat  Through   Pacific   Port
Vancouver.���The  amount  of  grain
moving lo the Pacific Coast this coming season will of course depend on
the outcome of lhc crop in Alberta, ol .
which indltalions are very'favorabu;,'
but, whether crop is a very heavy one I
or only, one of average size, there will j
he no diiliculty. at all in handling if on J
thc railway from ihe'start, said E. D. ���
Colterell,' superintendent of trnnspor-l
Tatiou, western lines, Canadian  PncI
n provincial general election is im-
��� pending. lie is said to moist upon
���the proposed clause being cut out. 'J'he
view in government circles is that the
pmposal contemplates merely a continuance of. a., system tliat has a constitutional recognition aud lhat, if tne
provincial ...premier objects," tho logls-,
lation for return of the lesources Mill
not be proceeded witli this session. In
8o-viH-.il respects it would ,bo: contentious. *���
Contract Campaign Started
On
Livestock   Pool   Will   Concentrate
Districts Where Sentiment is
Favorable
Mooso     Jaw.���The     Saskatchewan
Livestock Poo! i.-, now ready
ils campaign lor contract
to start
signers,     it
lie Railway.
'���Last season." said Mr. Cotteivll
"there was some diiliculty in handlhij:
the crop until we put the permit system iu force. After our
of last year, we shall
this plan right from the b
experience,!
operate under
I will, accept invitations from any dn-
' tricts' to send speakers and organizers,
j.either when; local livestock shipping
j associations alreadv o:\i__t
th err is no organization
I'gmnnig.
nii'flt in favor
system, stated
want my co-operation,
and J shall want yours to try to make
.good the damage done to trailo   mil
upwards  of 2,600i*,.,,        -,        . * ��' *lnU
acres, 600 of which will be water ancl'-    ������ maka   iUs CounUy a liulfi
Plans To
Secure Alberta Coal
On
.Committee Will Ask "$7.00 Rate
Shipments For East
' TorontoWMayor Thomas Foster has
announced that he would summon the
Alberta. coal committee,- 'composed ��� of
representatives of various .'Ontario
municipalities, in order to discuss
plan's to secure a- supply or Alberta
coal. Mayor Foster expects that Premier .J. ,E. Brownlee of Alberta will
join villi the members of the committee in. making representations to Ottawa for a temporary rate of $7 a ton
for. this year and .that the experiment
���will .prove so successful' tliat' the railways will- be willing to continue the
rate.    ' -
will be marked, out by the Kiwanis
Club of this'icity. *' ��� " '
,. Furthermore, the parks board has
prepared, a. pond'for . wild geese . ana
ducks to serve as a homing place for
them. It is situated adjacent to the
deer .enclosure in the park.
Combat Forest Fires
.Winnipeg.���Two'.   "seaplanes
havi
-been rushed to the scene of the forest
fires wh'ich had menaced .wide areas
-In the Lac ]}u Bonnet and Grand
Beach' districts of-' Manitoba. Reports', from' the forest patrol indicate
the fires are being subdued. Rain,
which.-., was falling generally throughout the province, -' aided^ they fire
fighters. ' l       ���-������
Many British Pensioners Here
Britain Spends $5,000,000 a Year On
Pensioners in Cariada
London.���During the course of a
discussion in the House of * Commons
pn the estimates of ��39,500,000 (about
?191,*970,o6o_), for the minislry of pensions, Rt. Hon.,G. C. Tyron, minister,
said that there were about 15,000 pensioners in Canada and that the government was spending altogether In
Canada about ��1,000,900 a year.
Expenditure on the ollice in.Canada
was $23,000, a.saving of �� 15,000.hav-
i ing.. heen effected. Tho minister
thanked the'Canadian Government for
its assistance in the past in carrying
out the work in Canada.      '    -       7
better and a little happier place than
it has ��� been, in recent years.. That
will be" my steady 'endeavor, and I
look to all ; of yott, when we are
througli with this, for your co-operation in- thai. I shall do my part and
I have no doubt you will do yours.
"In regard to the second poiut, I
cannot say at this moment what will
happen, because I shall have to see
the parties. My object, of course, is
to get tho mines started at tho first
moment possible and get an agreement readied. I cannot say until I
have seen them exactly what tho lines
will be upon which-my object can best
be obtained. 3Jut yoii may rely ( on
me and rely on my cabinet that they
will see no':stone left unturned to accomplish'' that end.''-
Prepare For Moving
 Bnmper Grain Crop
In
Canadian Board of Commissioners
Conference at Montreal
Montreal.--���The board of grain com-
missioners for Canada have been in
Montreal conferring with the board of
trade,' the harbor commissi oners and
other interested parties in regard to
the '��� movement of this year's grain
crop, which promises lo be a bumper
one, according to Leslie JT. ;��� IJ'oyd,
chairman of the board. ��� The opinion
"s generally held that increased facili
SAYS EUROPE IS
ON THE VERGE OF
ties  for  handling  the 'eastern
ments are heeded at Montreal.
ship-
, Indian Woman Trapper Dead
Port Arthur, Out.���-Nancy Plummer,
Indian -woman, born in tho Long Lac
district six years beforo Confederation,
is dead. She followed the occupation
of trapper and traded furs with the
Hudson's Day Company when she was
a young girl. Her father, John Way-
washeo, was chief of an Indian tribe
In the Moose Factory territory
years.
Berlin���In launching a. campaign for
.the esfnblishrnt.rit.of* -a pari-Europcau
federation, .'UiiW-Viistrjan Count . von
Coudenhovciilergi: announcesi'iiFjlie
Vossiche Veitung, that, "Europe is on
the'verge of another war." The war
menace,,he declares, is greater than
in 191-1; the present European .developments are-to be viewed from historical standpoints as the prelude to a
new outbreak.
OndWlay Europe will" have placed
before her Uie alternative  of
or   where
but a senii-
of" ihe pool" marketing
\V. 1j.  MacKay, president of the roci'iitly organized Saskatchewan Livestock .Pool.
j    In the past two or three weeks the
l__lp��.<d__ha��W:!eej! __-j__ngaged-i n -securing���
information   as    i.o the senlinier.it in
various ���lisH'icts and the campaign lor
���jpool contract signers*'which,   will- be
!carried cm during   nexi    fow   weeks
will he pr.irisi'd iu territory wheio it i-3
, found-'Ihuv-seufimojil in  lavor of Iho
��� poof marketing sy.iiem is blrongivt.
If
for
, Poland Wants Canadian, Goods
Montreal.���Interviewed here on his
"return from a three monill's' visit to'
Poland, Michel Slrazewski, .consul-
general, in Canada-for that, country
declared that there is'a'-good demand
for certain Canadian commodities in
Lis cowttry, especially wheat, flour,
agricultural Implements and asbestos.
-y   ,Lose Track Of Beer
Winnipeg.���More than 60 per cent.
of the' beer manufactured in Manitoba,
upon which a.gallonage tax. was paid
in 1925, appears.to have been-.dispos-
ed of-vyithout being accounted for to
the government liquor control commission, according to. a return filed
with the clerk of the Manitoba Legislature by Hon. R..W. Craig, attorney-
general. ���-. "���
. A superintendent of -^school's in
Grant County, Wash., carries portable scales in his automobile..    He
i plans   to  .weigh   every pupil twice a
(year.
.   .    ���   .     war- 01'[oulturfi
a general revolution as counter me'as
u're to a new outbreak and this means |
definitely tlie smashing:of the present
European   system,"   says the Count,
who long has been a-leader in  tlie
movement iu favorof the organization
of a United States of Europe.
The.   Count   declares the Western
Alsace-Lorraine   problem   h;is    been
permanently solved by   the   Locarno
agreements, but says in its place at
leas't. a dozen new Alsace-Lorrainos
have cropped up in Eastern Europe,
which are "located In    ihe
zone    responsible    for
wars since.'1871."
rge Berry Crop In B.C.
Growers Expect Record Production
Weather Remains Favorable
������"Yaneouver, B.C.���British Columbia's
borry .crops, are likely Lo establish a
new.'record[JoX volume "of production
this year-unless had  weather intervenes before harvest time, according
|to oflicials of the department of agri-
r Recent lains on  the coa^t
[have..swelled the potential crop about
'twenty-live per cent... it is stated, ami
as a result, growers will market tar
more berries than they were able to
last, year, both on the pinirie
overseas, in' tho-"l'orm of jam.
and
An Honorable Settlement
Ottawa.���"The  basis  of .settlement
between the British Government and
the British Trades   Union    Congrc ^s
Council i.s both sin honorable and com-
,     ,  imon .reuse one," stated P. M. Draper,
Ul  European |secretary-,reasuro-r of the Trades and
i   ; Labor  Congress of Canada,  in, com
menting on the announcement that
Igeneral,British strike had oeased.
Bonnie
ie Scots Bairns for Canada
Canada gives a- specially warm welcome to children, and Scotland
continues to send lier sturdy youth to lhe great Dominion. Here is a party
whicli sailed from Liverpool to Canada on the Canadian Pacific liner "Mont-
Clare," recently.- They itre Robert and - William M'Roberf7 Clirlssio" and
Jfancy Cameron Ifrom Torres, 'Jean Brown from Govan, W. Gray from
Fife, and Flora Stables from rnseh, Aberdeenshire. /
' He contended thai at present, the
main safeguard against war , is general poverty, which, however, is not
considered insurmountable.
The writer asserts that Bessarabia
represents the "principal -fuse io the
European   powder   barrel,"   involving!Jobson  Paradis.  disringuishei
conflicting policies of Rumania, Rus-jdian landscape painter,
sia, -France,  Great  Britain,  Germany
and Italy.
"Still   another
the
nionace, he- says,
threatens from Italy, "thc objective
of yhose ayowed imperialism and militarism ' still is uncertain, whether
directed toward, Africa, Asia, or Eur-.
ope."'
"Today,",, says Count von Couilon-
hovekalergi "any lunatic is capable of
| involving Europe in another war.-' '���: y
Noted Canadian Painter  Dies
Otiawa.���News    lias    been    received here of the dearli in Guelph, Out., of
Cana-
Mr. Paradis
flvas 75 years old.    He was born in St
John's, Que., the son of Judge Paradis
of the Montreal district.    ,
re
Orders Renewal of Holy War
Paris.���A dispatch received li
from Taza, Morocco, says Abd-el-
Krim, tlie leader of the Riilians In- their
warfare against the French and. Spanish-forces, has ordered a renewal^
the" holy war Jn Morocco.
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THE LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY,.MAY 20, 1926
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Rock Greek Items
Midway to Hold Track Meet
Geo. Rogers, o-f Beaverdell, visited
Rock Creek for a short time on. Saturday.
Mrs. Rusch has returned home after
a six maiiths holiday with relatives in
Dakota.
Mr3. H. Whiting, of Kettle Valley,
left for a visit to Kelowna on Tuesday
of last week.
On'Sunday the Rock Creek baseball
hoys visitedChesaw and certainly put
up a great game. The Chesaw nine
won by 18 to 16.
Mr. ancl Mrs. Alex. Waddell, of the
-Main Kettle River, visited town on
Tuesday ancl reported everything looking Hue up the River.
Mr. Williams, brother of Mrs. W.
Hatton, arrived on Sunday from Wales
and intends to make his home with his
aunt Mrs. Ed. Hatton.
Word was received from Kelowna
that Miss Winnie Whiuny went under
a very successful operation for goitre
on Tuesday morning. Winnie is a
great favorite in the valley and has
been in poor heslth for several years.
All her friends will be pleased to* hear
that she progressing quite favorably.
J. L. White, deputy provincial secretary, of Victoria, motored with
friends to Kettle Valley from Greenwood on Saturday, to have a few
rounds on the famous Kettle Valley
links. He was also present the following day aud played iii the Bogey competition with Ur, Francis.
Milt Dresser has a new occupation
for the present. He is catering and
will be head cook to the grasshopper
family. He i.s very busy making
dainty, delicious food to tempt the
most delicate and ravenous appetites
of the hungry grasshopper and cricket,
which have been a pest in this district
for several years. Everyone feels that
he will make a great success of his new
position. Anyone in the neighborhood can get a sample of the-grass-
hopper food by applying to the cook at
fhe -Government shed at Rock Creek.
Don't forget the Big Celebration on
May 24th al Ingrain Bridge. It is going' to be a big clay for the young
people with games, races, etc. All
cash prizes for the children. Basket
ball match will be played at 10 a.m.;
'Memorial Service at the Monument at
11:30 a.in; Children's sports at 1 p.m.;
Baseball (Midway vs Beaverdell) 2:30
p.m. Grand Dance in the evening, at
Riverside Hall, with Bush's 5-piece
orchestra supplying the music. Admission 51., school children 50c, supper included. McMynn aud Brown
will have a refreshment stand on the
sport's ground. -Come and have a good
time.
Don't miss the big- Track Meet to be
held in Midway on Thursday, June
3rd. The Farmers hope that every
school will be there and that the teachers will go to encourage their pupils.
It is a splendid thing to. have sports
which promotes health in the growing
boys and girls. It is a splendid thing
to see children proud of their schools.
It is the duty of parents and teachers
to try to encourage in the children a
love of sport for the sake of sport, to
teach them to win or lose well, aud to
teach them to glory in\the success of
their comrades.
Boys and girls of this Boundary district come out on June 3rd at Midway
and work for your school for all you
are worth, or cheer those on who do
work fur your school.
Parents, teachers and friends wont
yon aid with your encouragement and
"by going yourselves and taking as
many children as possible. Try io see
that every child has an opportunity of
attending.
Dance in the evening in the Midway
Hall.    Watch for posters.
Motor to Nelson;
Marriage Follows
Miss M. Hastings, daughter of Mrs.
M. Hastings Of Rock Creek, was united
in marriage to E. C. Lutner of Beaverdell at St. Paul's manse in Kelson at 2
o'clock yesterday afternoon. Rev. F.
R. Dredge officiated, Tlie couple will
make a slay of about 10 days in Nelson,
after which they will return to Beaverdell, where they will make their home.
Miss Hastings and Mrs:* Hastings
motored from Rock Creek yesterday
with Mr. Lutner.���Nelson Daily News,
Mav 19th.
DR. A. J. DORMAN
DENTIST      .
Office: McCutcheon Residence
Greenwood   .
Around Home
For Sale
k No. 11 Remington Typewriter, can bc seen at Court
House, Greenwood. Tenders for
same will be received bv the
undersigned up till Wednesday
26th, May, al 12'uoon.
P. II. McCurrach,
Govt. Agent.
DR.'A.   FRANCIS.
Physician ancl Simreon
Residence Phone 69
Greenwood
George Boag, of Beaverdell, is spending- a fe\y. days at his home in Greenwood. *������
Beaverdell and Midway will- play
baseball at Ingram Bridge on May 24.
The Midway baseball nine will play
Grand Forks bn the latter's diamond
on May 23rd.
Mr. Wrisberg, of Vancouver, formerly with the Granby Co., at Anyox, was
iu town on business iuring the weekend.
Geo. S. Walters car was struck by a
Vancouver car that was travelling on
the wrong sidepf the road on the Auger
curve on Wednesday evening.11 Mr.
Walters' car lost a front wheel. The
owners of the coast car agreed to pay
for the cost of repairs. ;
Beaverdell and Greenwood played a
very snappy game of "baseball on: the
local diamond on the,late afternoon of
May 14th, the visitors losing by 8-3, the
game being callecl-off at the end of the
Sth,inning on account of darkness. A
feature of the game was the home run
by "N. 13. Morrison with two men on
bases in the 1st inning. Nordman was'
ih the box for Beaverdell and Eveleth
for Greenwood, with George Gray as
umpire.
.Chief Justice D. A'_ McDonald presided over the six Supreme Court cases
at Grand Forks this week. The only
one of local interest was that of Winnifred Ethel Mowat" vs Andrew Neilson
Mowat, iu which Mrs. Mowat sued for
separation, alimony and the custody of
the child and Mr. Mowat sued for
divorce. Both petitions were dismissed,
disposition of the costs wilt be decided
later and Mr. Mowat remains in possesion of the child.   ���
For Sale
Cabbage,   tomato   and    caul
flower plants at 1 cent each,
P. Campotjkto.
For Sale
Single rig (Studebaker make)
iu good condition, $25.00 cash;
a good two wheel cart, $15 00
cash; also bachelor's outfit, camp
bed, box beater, cook stove, etc.,
cheap.    Apply to
H. Wm'fiNG,
. Kettle Valley
H. W. R. MOORE, B.A.
BARRISTER      SOLICITOR
NOTARY PUBLIC
Greenwood
ANNOUNCEMENT
, We hereby appoint J, R. Mooyboer, of
Grand Forks, as our agent for the De Laval
gasoline engines, milking machines, sepaiv
ators, etc, for Grand Forks, Greenwood,
Rock Creek, Bridesville and districts, who
will always have-a small supply of parts
and oil on hand, ,   -
THE DE LAVAL CO,,
Vancouver, B.C.
The McPherson Garage, of Grand
Forks, delivered a new Vonl touring
cur to John. Hallstrom Ihis week and
a McLaughlin lo H."W. K. Moore last
week.
GRAND FORKS GARAGE
J. R. MOOYBOER. Proprietor. -  PHONES 24 and 78
9 Pigs For Sale
Born -"12th March, frrm pure
bred Berkshire, price S6 50 each,
or will sell the lot for $54.00.
They are fine pigs.
N. Robinson,
Ro.ck Creek.
Farms Wanted
OWNER:-Having
or ranch for sale
price, Write to E.
19 St., San Diego.
Bulls" at Large
Any person having bulls
large before July 1st will
prosecuted.
��� '   Grkenwood Riding
Stock'Bkekders Associati
good farm
for  reasonable
Weesner, 941-
Cali
tore crowded w
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rem Morning till Nite
wWiiTafmfui
For this week SPECIALS we are Taking
from the Boxes and Dumping them on the Bargain Counter
If you havn't got a Car Borrow one and Hit the Trail to the
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Booklet of "Needed Inventions" .and Blank Iorm "Record ol
Invention" FREE.   Send postcard to-day.
W. JRWIwf HASKETT,   16" ELGIN STREET, .OTTAWA, Canada.
British Navy Tests-
New Smoke Screen
il
New" Use Tor
Submarines
i
Dutch Scientist Plans Craft to Study
Rocks Under the Sea
Subnuuincji aro (o ho used in tlio
near iuture in ;i study of tho densest
���arid lurdost rocks on' earth, which aro
under tho sru. "
'I'liis. new "peace-time uso of thc
former wiir-limo terrors \v:ib announc-
cd lo lho Uritish Association I'or the
Advancement of Science by its president, Prof. Horace. T.amb.
Thi*' new subsca cralt i.s planned by
a Dutch scientist, Dr.   Victor   Mcin-
es-z, to c.urj' instruments specially do
signed Jor (he ftiuly ol llie gravitation--,^ h ^x organisation,formed h
Not Allowed A Hearing*   ���
Head of Russian Red Cross During
War Executed "By Soviets
'bon. Prince Nicholas "Ihniirovitch
Galilr.lne, .seventy-five joars old, head
ol" Ihe Ilusisan lied Cross during the
Great War and who'was tlii; hist prime
minister of the ill-fated Emperor
Nicholas IL, appointed by luni on
January 2, I!) 17, wis put lo death in
piLson without trial or hearing. He
had been arrested some time provious-
ly on ihu strength of totally untound-
ed charges hy spies that he was concerned In a conspiracy with some
seventy allowed confederates, all like
Combined lW,tlii Poison Gas Would
Wipe'Out' Enemy . "��� ���
Experiments in a new and deadly-
kind of naval warfare, in which poison
gas i.s combined with a smoke "screen,
were conducted recently at, Weymouth,
Eng. /Three distiller types' of warships���lhe battle cruiser Tiger,' the
light cruiser Champion, and tlio des-
Iroyer Kob*lioy���conducted the latest
experiment. '   ���
Mariners nnd been warned lhat such
au experiin^nl fwould occui, but preparations for it were carried'out wiih
great socrecj. So thousands of near-
b.-? vacationists were st ari led when at
a given signal a great cloud of white
smoke -poured iVom the ships, sank Lo
the surface of the sea, aud rolled slowly and relentlessly across ihe bay and
ovei' the mainland.
-The smoke screen lasted lor -10 min-
ules.     Tendrils  ol smoke weie slill
al effoclw of tho rerefcs of the ocean
are' as yel very little
himself alumni of the tormer imperial
Aloxundrovskj   College at  Petrograd.j floating about when, two and a half
hours later, another   .smoke    screen
boftoni, which
understood."
T'rofo&sor LiMtib dli.cuss.cd in his ad
diess lhe physical pioperfies ol the in
tenor of Un. earth, concerning which
he is au acknowledged authority.   lie
Kttitcd lhat the old idea of a molten,,
flerv interior of our planet was long I}
ago discarded-hy scienfists, and that
we now know,-by studies ofthe behavior of earthquake waves   and   by
other meansrthat the earth as a whole
i.s as rigid as steel -within.     Though
the inside of the earth Ia uot molten,
it is still very hoi, he said, for the
outer layers serve as a heal'-iusuhit-
ing   blanket,   just   like the asbestos
jacket of a bloam engine.
At Lho core of the earth, occupying
about oue-fourtli ol ils total diameter,
is a mass of very (leu3e-ni-itenal.-who.se
-physical  behavior is    very   pcculuu,
"Professor Lamb said.     It yields slowly, like slift tar,   under   long,   slow
strains;  but to sudden   shocks   like
earthquakes,   aud . even to vibrations
whose length may   be   measured   in
days- or weeks, it behaves as though
" it were <iuilo "rigid.
. Coming 'a little, closer to the sur-
tacc, Professor Lamb told of a vlscou-
���flrafum aboul mxIv miles down, on
whicli Ihe moimlaiits literally floai,
like foam on v.iter. It is Ihis semifluid layer that permits the face of lhe
earth to change, mountains, to fold and
continents to drift.
some of its wealthier alumni living
abroad for the purpose-of a'ffortling relief and charity lo those of the former
graduates of the college who were destitute and starving in Russia.', The
Prluce and his seventy fellow prisoners were accorded no hearing, no opportunity ol exphilni-ng the purelj philanthropic purpose ot theh organization. - Hut on tho'iiight of July 2 last
they were suddenly awakened, and
without being removed from their
cells, each had thcir brains blown out,
beginning with the former primo minister, iheir bodies flung into a motor
lony and carried lo the outskirts of
the city, where they wen. dumped into
a   huge   grave   without any form of
Christian burial.
Claim To Have Real Relic
Another Advance In Radio
pivers Working-75 Feet Under Water
Broadcast Messages   ,
Messages broadcast from lhe bed of
ihe Atlantic scvcial tniles-off Atlantic
ritv were icceived by. 5'f)Ofl,000 broadcasters in lhe United Stales.     They
came lrom two divers working in 75
leet? oV water,  and  equipped  with  a
"newlj-desIgiU'd   submarine 'flashlight
and  ,i  liny  microphone  within  their
helmels.   , They sen! out a vhid description of thc sea jungle, the wreckage ol lost ships, and the iuiny deni-
- x.ens of the deep.     11-is stated io be
���~ i In���first��� t!vinoi-islia.lii*)u-i>r���tiic-kintl !-lhonu,nl.. waiTinir lo~~ieo~ how lho con
Antiquaries^ Not'Sure'Who Possesses
Napoleon's Death Bed
AVho possesses Napoleon's death bed
again is a Question that i-s making an-
ti'iiuiries forget war debts and taxes.
The Countess of Laperouse, great
grand-daughter of General Monlholon,
to whom Napoleon was supposed to
have willed his death bed, attests to
tlie geiuiinoue>s-of her possesion hy
documents duly verified by notaries.
Prince -Marat is said to have the
real relic, which came'into the plural
family by will from' Caroline ]Jona-
parte, Queen of Naples. Supporter.-,
of Montholon contend lhat this bed is
only a camp bod to which the remains
of the JOmferor wore uansferred after
his death. _ "v
Now conns an American amateur
collector on the 1 rail of ihe "real"
death bed. It was^offered for sale at
neaiiville last summer. French admirer.-, of the "HItie Corporal" became anxious lest this precious piece
be .exported from France. They
started a suboeiipflon lor its purchase. AViiile .waiting ils final dis-
postion in Paris, someone .started a
coiilrovei.sj as to the aulhenlieity ol
the'bed. ���' ���      . -
The owners of two other Napoleon
deatli beds are keeping daik for the
was sent out���this time with a proportion of poison gas. *
There wag not enough gas lo endanger people ashore, but the're was sufficient to convince tlie na\al experimenters that the Idea was a good one.
rJ'he new smoke screen has a twofold, object. 'First, It obscures ilie
warship which sends i,t out; second,'
it envelops the enemy ship with deadly gas that pinotratos to oivery part
of tho vessel.
As in tlio , smoke screens used in
the world war, the combination of
gas and smoke pour heavily along
the surface of tho water, rising when
It encounters any obstacle.^
So penetrating was tho gas screen
that crews ol tho ships participating
in'the experiment had to keep their
gas Jiiasks on ior hours after thc vacationists ashore had forgotten their sm-
prise and began to talk about the'evening concerts.
SI
Preservation Of Totem Poles
Find Historic Coin
Discovery of Historic Interest is Made
Near Prescott, Ont.
The low water level in thc eastern
reaches of the St. Lawrence Ttiver has
resulted in n discovery of historic interest.
Land iormtrly submerged lo the
deplli ot six leel now-forms lhe beach
of Prison Inland. Joseph Se.unoui,
walking there on earth which, it i.s believed, nas never touclied helot o by
VNhitp men, lound a RriLish silver coin! Brin9s    Ease    and   Comfort
Dominion Government Takes" Steps to
Preserve Indian Relics .-
During Lho past summer considerable work was accomplished b>; the
Dominion Government through, Mr.
n-arlan I. Smith, of the Victoria Memorial Museum, Otiawa, in connection
wiih tlio preservation of the totem
polos at Kitwanga and vicinity, along
the Jasper-Prince Rupert line or the
Canadian Nalional Railways', where
considerable iuiprovenient in the appearance of those poles and other Indian totems was effected, which will
result In Iheir lasting for many years.
It is thc intention oC the government
lo continue, ihu work ot preservation
of Indian totem poles"antl other relics
next ycAV in the Jvilwan'ga district,
and no doulit this policy will he extended fo otlier districts concerned.
Drives .Out Rheumatism
Subdues Lumbago
to   the
" Requests Pay In Advance    N
Alpine Hotel Takes No Chances. On
Venturesome Climbers
One Alpine hotel near A'ienna
doesn't appear to woirv if its guests
die, but the hotel is particularly anxious that said guest's' room rent is
paid at the time of his doniiae^ The
holel is situated at the loot of a steep
and dangerous mountain which holds
A great tascination for the more 'adventuresome climbers. The foi lowing "sign appears o\er Lhp.Jiotul door.
"Guests '.who intend, to attempt the
dangerous mountain climb are requested to pay for their rooms in advatice."
or the yoar 17!)3.
It is about the .size of an American
dollar. For "heads" it has a profile
of Lhe English sovereign bordered by
tho inscription, which , so far as ii
can be deciphered, road'sW'God XV.
UG Fet Nav Rex." The reverse side
has the royal coat of arms and the inscription, "Sic Nomen Domini Benedict!." Th�� nii'tal is in a fine state
of preseiration.
' The islands in that part of the river
aro associated with the early history
of North America and were occupied
at various limes by English and French
garrisons.
Sufferer at Once
HEALTH BROKE DOWN
NERVILINE
A King Over Pain
Thoso who seek- permanent relief
from the grinding pain of Rheumatism
and Lumbago should read tlie letter of
F. E. Nonnand, from Georgetown, who
writes:
"I was fairly crippled with aching
joints and Rheumatism. Nerviline
must have been what-I needed, becauso it cleared up my trouble quickly."
"If you need a reliable, strong, penetrating pain remedy,��� one you can depend on, gut a 35c hottlo of Nerviline
to-day; it will make you well qiiicldy.
It was just a bad ankle that mij;ht
happen anyone. But it serves to show
how quietly Hood-poison develops unless broken tissues have the pioteclion
of antiseptic  Za.r-_.-B.il_
Mrs A. Harrison, J-'lace-de-Armes,
Kingston, Ons., wiites :-"Duiiiig household duties my left ankle was injured by
a sharp projection, Stocking dje got
into the wound and ils poisojicd condition
alarmed me. My ankle took a tuin for
die better, almon: as icon as I began
wiih Zam-Iiuk. This (.owerful healer
dispelled all pain, suppuration and m-
fl un mat ion.   It healed peifeclly "
Use /.un Bnk also fof etreina, rushes, pl_B-
plei, boilb 'ubicKises cuts  bums  scalds etc
Tomb Of Jonah  At Mosul
iPi op bet
by
��� uudertahcu.
Still With Us
1'at.���lloiv's yer husband?
Mrs. O'Rpgaii.���Ile'.s . underground
now.
I'at.���Shinv. I didn't know it. 1'omnia n!    '
W-rs. O'llogan.���Ffiilh, he's got a
good job in lite subway.
trovers)' turns before deciding what
line-to take.
Asthma Brings Misery,-bul Br.. J. Jl
Kellogg's Aslhnia Remedy will replace
the misery with welcome relief. In-
haled7as> smoke or vapor it readies thc
very innermost recesses of the hron-
chiol passages aud soothes them. Restriction passes and easy breathing returns. If you knew as w0,1,1 how this
remedy would help you as do thousands of gra-oful usci>, there would he
a package in your home to-night. Try
it.
Could Not Get Sleep for Hours
After Going to Bed
_ "It is not natural for mc lo sit down
ancl write a letter in praise ot a proprietary medicine as 1 had alwavs been
skeptical as to their virtues."' Thus
writes .Mr. AUhur Seguin, Slorlhoaks,
Sask., who lurther says:���"Hut three
years ago 1 opened a general <.lore here
in Storthoaks and placed on my
shelves a lew linos ol ihe'best known
proprietary medicines. Among these,
naturally, *rae Dr. "Williams' Pink
Pills. As there were throe "ol my cus-
lomeis who won! obtaining good results from taking tlie pills, and a.s I
was in need ot a medicine I decided
to try ihem myself.
"I had been suffering trom catarrh Useful in Camp.���Explorers, sur
for years, and my inside work had,| vcyors. prospectors and hunters will
completely^ broken down my health, j find Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil very
I was coughing all day,, suffeied lrom -useful In cmip. -"When the feel and
indigestion,, and could not sleep until! logs are wet and cold il Is well to rub
To Save Old Sailing Vessel
Last of the Clippers to Become a
Floating Museum.,
The "Benjamin F, Packard," last of thc
clipper ships, has becn saved I'rom the
ignominy of thc junk pile and is to-be
converted into n floating museum.
Announcement was made by Cornelius II Culkighan, secretary of thc
Maritime Shipping Exchange, New
Vork, that thirlv members of the exchange had decided to buy the old
ihree-nuister lrom ils present owners,
lie .said the vessel will be stored with
marine tiophics ancl anchored off the
Dattery.
Venerated as Saint
Inhabitants of A'rab'City
The Minor Prophet Jonah who has
been the centre of much theological
discussion, is supposed 1o be buried at
Mosul and his traditional tomb still
stands on lho opposite bank of the'
Tigris. Mosul is an ancient Arab city,
buill not o:i the actual site, as commonly stalrl, -hut ou some outlying
suburb of Scriptural Nineveh. It was
once a vary ptosperous'^place, famous
for the manufacture of muslins, which
probably got their name from this
city; but commercial ruin; begun by
the rise of Bushire, culminated in the
opening oC the Suez Canal. Mosul
possesses a population of curiously
mixed religions, whoso theological
views seem broad enough to satisfy
any "Modernist." Christians and
Mohammedans equally venerate ' tlui
two local saints, St. George and Jonah.
URNS
Mix Minard's with sweet
oil and applr at once.
Quick Kellc-f.
He.���"You are so cold  toward me,
Grace.     What can 1 do to thaw you
out?" *       '     W
She.���"You might' try an ice cream
sundae." '
AND SIDE
Ended i>y Taking Lydia ��,
. Pinkham's Vegetable
. Compound
Fusilier, Sash.���"For two or three
days every so often 1-would liave such
pains in my back and sides that I could
not do anything���could not even lie
quietly in bed, and my head ached, too.
1 was this way about three years,-but
was worse after I was marriedr I was
on a farm with not a house nearer than
five miles and there was not a person to
advise me, as my folks live in Manitoba.
My sister-in-law told me abcut Lydia E.
Pinkham's 'Vegetable Co'rrpound and
told m~c to try it' I'look lier advice -irt'd
have been thankful for it ever since.
After taking the medicine for three
months I caii say it has Helped me a lot
and I am doing tine.. I am glad to recommend thc Vegetable Comiwund to
others and you may publish my testimonial.'"���Mrs. Helkn Bauajsoff, Fusilier, Sashatchewan.
Often some slight trouble will cause a
general upset of the system. SiQch
symptoms as nervousness, painful times,
irregularity, backache and headache
indicate some form of female weakness.
Women so bothered should give Lydia
E. Pinhham'a Vegetable Compound a
trial. This dependable1 medicine has
helped thousands of "women and it is
reasonable to expect that it will help
you. Try it today. Your druggist sella
thU medicine: <> C
Xmas Travel Expected
--, ,To -Bs Heavy
 s.
Greatly Increased Travel is Expected
��� �� This Coming Yuletide
Tlie^glow trom this year's Yulelide
logs 'will sprrad its radiance over more
lamily re-uuions around the t home
hearth this Christmas than has been
the case sin'ce llie boom dajs of,-prewar linie.s. ' 'Ilils in indicated l>\ the
.number of inquliit's bcim; received by
the, Canadian Nalional Railways regarding overseas and oilier travel ihis
fall.* Those arc being received in
greatly Increased numbcrs'aTiil from all
over the country, asking for purLlcu-
lars of the exccurslons to the Old Land j
-and Eastern Canadian points, which j
start December 1. KKCiirslon tickets j
to the east will be available nt all C, N. I
stations lrom AYinnipog to'lhe eastern j
boundary of Uritish Columbia until
January 5,at the special iato. AVlntei
excursions from Canada Id the ���Western Slates will bo-operative over Canadian Nationhl hues' at' special rates
.from December J with a return limit
of.- three months.'' Tor the Pacific
const, excursion tickets will be placed on sale at Western Canada points,
at reduced rales, on various dates
commencing December 1 ancl continuing until February 9.
_     V
We may see all things come to sonie--
body else if we only wait long enough
three oi tour hours after retiring. I
started Uie pills, not-wilh"any great
confidence, but by the time I had finished the second box I marked much
improvement At the- Jouitli box 1
fell quite recoveied, but continued
them for some further time. My
cough has l^ft me. tlie indigestion has
disappeared ancl 1 now lull, asleep almost as soon as I am in bed. In my
store now I do not hesitate to recommend Dr. Williams' Pink Pills lo any
who are feeling run-down or without
energy, as I think they are. a ble.ssiug
to mankind."
If others who may foci skeptical will
give JJr. Williams' Pink Pills a lair
trial they will be convinced a.s was Mr.
-Seguin. -You-can-get-the-pills-fioiir
your druggist, oi by mail al 50 cents a
box from 'J'he Dr. Williams Medicine
Co., Brockville, Ont.
Forty Years' Experience
Quite a Family Affair
' Two twin brother solicitors, Mr. G.
II. Toting ancl Mr. C. V. Young, appeared in a lecent case at Thames
Police Court, London, one for the
prosecution nnd lhe other for the de-
Icnce. 'j'he two prosecutors were
alsi-o brothers, as were the three prisoners who figured in the case..
(hem freely with the Oil and the re
suit will bo the prevention of pains in
the muscle-., and should a cut, or contusion, or sprain be sustained, nothing
could be beUer as a dressing or lotion.
Rub the scalp with Minard's Liniment
W.   N.   V.   1G03
Rij.l>.-
-"Whunever I see one of my
creditors I always cross to the opposite
side of the street to avoid meeting
him.". ���*-
Dub.Wl tried lhat plan once and
was arrested for walking down the
middle of the street."
Only One Remedy
Friend (calling on deiuUl).���My
head aches terribly.
Dentist (absent-mindedly).���Why
don't you have it filled.
Alport. Ont.���"I havc much pjea-s-
urc in testifying- to the' efficacy ol Dr.
Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
which I havc u^cd in my family of
nine children for over forty year*. I
have no hesitation in pronouncing it
to bc the best proprietary medicine
of which I havc any knowledge for
building up the body and keeping it
in good order. If taken according to
the directions, together with Dr.
Pierce's Pleasant Purgative Pellets,
I am convinced ihat there is no better tonic. I havc been treated also
by the Medical Stall at Dr. Pierce's
Invalids' Hotel and I havc had no return of the trouble since that date
(1910) which proves the thoroughness of thcir treatment."���-H. F. Bick-
-more.    All dealers.
Write Dr. Pierce, Pres. Invalids
Hotel, Buffalo, N. Xi for free medical advice.
X   High School Education
Education Provides Pavement Foi
Royal Road '_o Success /
There will come a time in the his-
toiy of this countr) (and it is ap-
lnoaching rapidly nowadays) when a
young person without a high school
diploma ls .roing to find thlngn pretty
hard in this lite. For education is
the stepping stone to success and independence, aud without it all is slavish labor and interminable discouragement. Those who entered upon high
school life this fall are to be congratulated. They arc marching over a
loyal road and paiing their own life';,
highway so that progress. will be
smooth and jure.���Montreal Herald.
London's Lord Mayor
Important Personage
But Sinks Into Obscurity After Term
Of Office Is Over
Tho Lord Major of London maj be
justly dcbcribed as one of the most
conspicuous personages ot the realm.
In_fact,_l n_t he_ej es_o f_llie_peoplo-on
the continent, especially on the occasion of his state visits to foreign
capitals, he appears a far'greater personage ihan fhe prime minister or tlie
lord high chancellor. ' Uo is ex-ofiicio
a general, an admiial. a supreme court
judgu with .powus of lite and death
even if he has no legal training, and a
member of tho piiry council, entitled
to wear the lobes df an earl, with a
precedence pertaining to thai rank.
He has his chaplain; his chamberlain,
his sword bearer, Ills gentleman-Jn-
waillng. his marshals and oven his
own oiticial executioner, whose office
in these modern times is,' however, a
sinecure. " And yion after the twelve
months ofoJflcc are over he sinks back
Into obacmitv and few outside thc
body of nldennen, fiom which he is
chosen, and the members of the
ancient Plumbers Guild,'of which ho Is
now tho master, will recall even his
name.
"I would give anything for your consent to marry your daughter, sir."
"Vou would?"
"Yes, sir."
"Ves, sir."
"Vou're the man next door, are you
not?':
"Yes, sir."
"Give me your trombone.-
-Take-without-Fear-as-Told-
in "Bayer" Package   ���
Mrs.: This lifeguard payed your life
dear.     Shall i give him a dollar?
Mr.: I was jusL half dead when he
pulled mo out.     Give hjm fifty cents.
Unless you see the "Bayer Cross" on
package or on tablets you aro not getting tho genuine Bayer Tablets of Aspirin proved safe by millions and prescribed by pbyslclaus over twenly-flvo
years for
Colds
Neuritis.
Tootha'cho
Neuralgia
, Each   unbroken
contains   proven
Headache
Lumbago
1    Rheumatism
Pain, Pain
"Bayer"   package
directions.    Handy
boxes of twelve tablets cost few cents.
Druggists also sell bottles of 24 and
100.
To safeguard the child from damage
that worms cause, use Miller's Worm
Powders, the medicine par excellence
for children. These powdets will
clear the system entirely of worms,
will regulate and stimulate the organs
injuriously affected by (he worms, and
will encourage healthful operation of
the digestive processes. As a vermifuge it can be tolled on for its effectiveness.  ,
Couldn't
Nur.se: "I wonder whorit was who
never folded up his clothes when he
went to bed?"
Tommy: "AdamI"
Prevent  Grippe  with   Mlnard'��  Liniment
.. (H eft ^it<-0 nee-k I
I v-  yhen Vou Will Want One for Vour Own. Kitchen
w
1 )
j
;
The very feel of it will make you want to own it.
It balances so nicely, seems to be just right. Thc
handle is rigid and does not tip around like a hinged
handle. That means no slipping, scalded hands or
accidents. See how you fill it? You lift the hinged
lid and can fill it right under the tap or by djpper
because the opening is at the side, not the centre.
Moit important, thoao ��ew up-to-date kettles cost no Diorc
than tlie old fashioned kettle.
ENAMELED
j Tea Kettle
���pi
-" C_ I THE LEDGE,  GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, MAY 20,. 1926
THE LEDGE
G. W. A. SM1TB
Lessee
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
$2.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the  United States $2.50,  always in ad-
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices ,'.$25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     7.00
Estray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certificate of Improvement..  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears ir notice, $5,00 for each additional claim.)
  * '��� ���a-"
All other legal advertising, 15 cents a
line first insertion, and 10 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
measurement.
'Phone Your Friends
By Long Distance
There is a thrill of pleasure to be had when a
distant friend calls up for a brief chat oyer the
wires. Please someone tonight by a longdistance visit. The night rates in force after
8:30 p.m. are low.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY.
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co
of Canada. ^Limited
"s
Office, Smelting and Refining Department
TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Producers   ot    Gold.    Silver,   Copper,    Pig   Lead   and  Zinc
"TADANAC"BRAND,
JOB PRINTING
AT
to be shown at the Greenwood
Theatre, on Saturday, May
22nd, at 8:15 p m.
The Ledge Office
Game i
Hunter 'gets Live Wolves
1.   Rover and Patsy and on right, Captain Doudera, hero of the chase, with.his shot trophy over his shoulder.
photographed on arrival at the.C.P.R. Windsor Station, Montreal. -
2.   Rover and Patsy
Here and There
Fulfilling his promise to James
Walker, Mayor of New York,
Captain Frank Doudera, Svell known
Brooklyn "big game hunter and
-'. sportsman, arrived at the Canadian
Pacific Windsor Station in Montreal
recently froin Northern Ontario with
two live wolves which he captured
on Lake Temiskaming, at the. junction where tlie River KippaHva flows
.into : the lake. The two animals,
named Patsy and Ho-ven, are intended
for the Brooklyn Zoo.
When taken out of their cages in
the baggage rooms at the Windsor
Station, both Patsy and Rover displayed decidedly nervous tendencies.
Patsy is an ash blonde, endowed by
nature with a pearly grey coat of fur,
tinged with red, which glistens a little "in the sun.    Rover seemed to be
, a bit worn in 6J��ats, but his fur, whatever there is of it, is a. bluish, black,
closely resembling a blue fox.  Boxer
was inclined to rove.    When taken
; Into the express yards be buried his
bead in the snow.     After a snow-
eating performance he insisted on
elimlbiiig over the fence via mounds
of snow, but a strong hand at the
leash detained him:*
Patsy turned out to be a mild,
good-natured child who accepted the
'overtures* of her audience with becoming meekness. A pat on the head
from a 'total stranger 'solicited a kind
look from the young lady's large grey
eyes Hvhich peep forth like pretty buttons on old-fashioned shoes.       -
Rover- was not so meek.. At the
same pat on the head from the same
total stranger he snarled bitterly
and would have avenged the indignity
with blood but for the muzzle.
���The wolves'are (only about ten
months old. Rover weighs one hundred pounds and measures about five
feet from the tip of his snow-washed
nose to tbe end of his scraggy tail.
Patsy weighs about eighty-five
pounds and is several inches shorter
than Rover. In addition to. the two
live wolves, the captain bag seven
dead ones.
Doudera claims \ record in shooting the last wolf after a chase which
lasted onfy three hours and forty
minutes. Usually it "lakes several
days to corner a wolf. The animal
takes long, powerful strides arid covers ground at an amazing pace. But
in the present case there had been a
heavy fall of snow and the wodf had
floundered along until Doudera came
within fifteen feet. The animal then
turned, bared"his fangs, let. loose *
series .of''howls ������and-- leaped-.-at his
purser. The captain piiaied the
trigger of his gun and a bullet pierced the wolf's heart and shoulder.
During the expedition the hunter
was aided by Fred Arnott, who operates the Tern-Kip chain of camps.
Captain Doudera brings with him six
thousand- feet of films showing authentic pictures of wolves in their
native haunts. The sportsman re-,
ported .that game was very plentiful
in - tlie-. Lake Temiscamjtag- district
Deer ire to be found within a few
hnndred yards from camp.
With the inauguration of the new
"Redwing" special train service on
the Canadian Pacific Railway line
between ' Boston and Montreal, a
group of prominent Bostoniahs were
invited to Montreal; on ^tlie initial^
trip of the "Redwing" from Boston.
Montrealers went to Boston on the
same special. The "Redwing" cuts
several hours off the old schedule
between the two cities.'
According to the weekly crop report of the Canadian Pacific Railway the spring opening of the 1926
season, after one of the iineBt winters "ever experienced in Western
Canada, finds conditions very favorable. Feed was plentiful and winter
losses less than usual. Prospects
for coming season are fine owing
to good moisture. There, is a live
demand for new machinery.
PROGRAMME.
SYNOPSIS OF
pre-emptions
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed .
Crown lands may be p're-dmpted by
British subjects over 18 yoara of aye,
and by aliens' on declaring Intention
to become British subjects, f conditional upon residence, occupation,
and improvement for agricultural
purposes.
Full information ooncerninfi: regulations regarding pre-emptions li
given in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," ooples oi
which can be obtained free o�� charge
.by addressing the Department ot
Lands,. Victoria,.B.C., or to any Government Agent. ,*'��� ;,'
Records' will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is not timber-
land, i.e., carrying over 8,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 5,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications ��� for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in which the land applied for
Is situated,-and are made on printed
forma, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made
to value of $10 per aore, including
clearing and cultivating at least flvo
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
received. ���  __,. .-..���'���������:-'���
For more detailed information see
the ; Bulletin "How to ; Pre-empt
Land/'       x   *.�� ��� v
PURCHA8E
Applications are received, for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being timberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
..price for first-class (arable) land Ul
$5 per acre', and second-class (graa-'
Ing) land-$2.50 per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown- lands ls given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands.".:
Mill, factory, or industrial Bites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment ol
stumpago.
HOMESITE LHA8E8     7
Unsurvoyed areas, not exoeedlng SO
acres, may be leased as homesitei,
conditional upon a dwelling - belnj
erected In the first yoar, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement conditions ore fulfilled
and land has been surveyed. ,���
LEASE8
For  grazing   and   Industrial   pur*
poses areas not exceeding 040 acres
may be leased by one person or a
company.-
GRAZING Xyy
Under the Grazing Act ."the Prov-'
Ince ls divided into grazing dlstrlots
and the range administered under &
Grazing Commissioner. Annual
grazing permits are Issued baaed on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to. established owners, Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management. Free, or partly free,
,permits 'are available for settlers,
campers ax>A travellers, up to ten
baad ���
District Celebration  and Track Meet
Midway, Thursday, June 3rd
Advertise in The Ledge  '
- :��� *-*; -..>'������ "-. ��i
Commencing at 10 a.m.
1 'DASHES '     /
Girls 6 and under, 25 yds.
���Bays 6 and under, 25 yds.
GitIs 8 and under, 50 yds.
Boys 8 and under, 50 yds.
Girls 10 and under, 50 yds.
Boys 10 and under, 50 yds.
Girls 12 and under, 50 yds.
Boys 12 and under, 50 yds.
Girls 14 and under, 75 yds. �� .
Boys' 14 and under, 75 yds.
Girls 16 and under, 100 yds.  v
Boys 16 and under, 100 yds.
RUNNING HOP, STEP and JUMP
Girls 9 and under.
Boys 9 and under. '
Girls 12 a'fld under.
Boys 12 and under.
Girls 14 and under. ��� ���'
Boys 14 and under. ' .*
Girls l^and under.
Boys 16 ��nd under.   ,
Girls relay, 4 on a team, 16 aud under.;
Boys relay, 4 on a team, 16 and under. . -
Relay for small schools, mixed teams, 16 and under.'
BROAD JUMP (RUNNING)'
Girls 9 and under.
Boys 9 and under.  '  .
Girls 12 and under."
Boys 12 and under.    ' ,
Girls 14 and under. '*-
Boys 14 and under.
Girls 16 and under.
Boys 16 aud under.
Boys yk mile race, 16 and under.
Girls
yi mile race, 16 and under.
RUNNING HIGH JUMP
.  Girls 9 and under.
Boys 9 and under.
Girls 12 and under.    *'       <
������   t    Boys 12 and under.
. '    Girls 14 and under.
Boys 14 and under.
Girls 16 and under.
Boys 16 and under.
^ Boys hurdle race, 16 and under.
Girls hurdle race, 16 and under.
>-       Novelty events, pole vaulting, etc.
Big School Parade at 1 p.m.
ylJiyCiiFlic:'
Summer Excursion Fares
TO EASTERN DESTINATIONS    :       X
ON  SALE DAILY, MAY 22 TO SEPT. 15-RETURN LIMIT-Oct. 31
Winnipeg $ 75.60
Toronto- '. '.  ii8.o5
Hamilton  118.05
London  11S.05
Quebec  I46.ip___
St.John   ".  152.20
St. Paul    75.60
Minneapolis    75-6o
Duluth   .".  '75.6o
Fort William '}.'. $ 90.00-
Niagara Falls   124.92
Ottawa-'.  132.25
Montreal  137.05
_Moncton.
L'5
-152.20-
Halifax' :.'...,. 157.7S
Chicago    90.30
New York .�� -.  151-70
Boston ;  I57-76
MANY   ADDITIONAL. DESTINATIONS.   ,-
���_ "     ASK FORMATES FROM AND TO ANY POINT
. Route via Port Arthur or \ria Soo Line, through Winnipeg or Portal to
St. Paul, thence via Chicago .or Sault Ste.- Marie, via Great Lakes; or via
California at additional fare; -or good to go via one of the above routes,
return another. . ,_    ���
J. S. CARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson
y   ���      See Local Asrentor Write for Details . ..   '
BRITISH  COLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO END OF .DECEMBER, 1924
Has produced Minerals fts follows: -.Placer Gold, 877,382,953; Lode Gold,
8118,473,190; Silver, 868,824,579; Lead, 870,548,578; Copper, $187,489,378; Zinc,
832,171,497.: Miscellaneous Minerals,  ��1,431,349; Coal  and Coke, $260,880,048;
Building Stone, Brick, Cement, etc., 842,225,814; making its Mineral Production
. to the end of 1924, show an ' W W"
���   Aggregate Value of $859,427,386
Production for the Year'Ending December, 1924,.$48,704,604
The Mining .Laws of this Province are more liberal, and the1-fees lower, than those ofany other
Province in fehe Dominion, or any^colony in the British Empire.
- Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees. yy . -x
Absolute Titles are obtaiued  by developing such properties, the sfecurifey of which is guaranteed
by Crown Grants. _        ���
Full information together with Mining Reports and Maps,' may "be obtained gratis by addressing-���
THE HON. THE'MINISTER OF MINES
VICTORIA, British Columbia^
N.B. Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been
done are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those
considering mining investments shonid refer to such reports. They are available without
charge on application to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B.C. Reports of the Geological
8urvey of Canada, Pacific Building, Vancouver, are reepmmended as valuable sources of
. W-   information.; -'.W'-W ������������?'...W
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