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The Oldest Mining Camp Newspaper in British Columbia
Vol.   XXXI
GREENWOOD.  B. C,  THURSDAY. JULY 2, 1925.
No. 49
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New Kitchenware
McClary's   Bonnie   Blue
For the housewife who delights in beautiful kitchenware
15 pieces.    Buy it by the set or by, the piece
Also a large assortment of
McClary's Enamel, Galvanized and Tinware
Make your selections while the stock is complete
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
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Ladies Dresses^
AU the latest shades
Ladies
Fine Silk Hose
Strawberries and Cherries
For Preserving
Now in.
Order to-day
gs   For Quality and Value Order From, Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
^   For Anything in the
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Drug  or  Stationery   Line
Call or mail your orders to
GOODEVE'S DRUG STORE
Kodaks,   Films,   Albums.    Victrolas,   Records,   Etc.
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* Welsch's Grape juice ���
��� Lemons and Lomonade Powders t
Hot   Weather   Drinks
Montserrat and Rose's Lime Juice
Welsch's Grape juice
I .TAYLOR &   SON J
| Phone 17        t X
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AROUND HOME     j! Rho��e-Westbridge Picnic
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Boys and   Girls
Stockings     .
Millinery, Etc.
Mrs.   Ellen   Trounson
Real Estate and Insurance
Fire. Accident & Sickness. Life,
Automobile/Bonds, Burglary, <$cv
Auctioneer
. Houses for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
CHARGES   tfING
Greenwood, B.C.
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, JULY 4th
Commencing at 8.15   p.m.
A. Zukor aud J. I,. I.asky present
"Empty Hands"
i with
Jack Holt
The story of a man and girl who fight out
an existence, alone, empty-handed in the
.  Canadian wilds.
ADULTS 50c
CHILDREN 25c
D. R. McELMON
THE   THOMAS   TAILOR  SHOP
The Home of the
Semi-Ready Tailoring Co
Also, handling the
Popular Berger Line
Cleaning
Pressing
Repairing
tt 9
!
INDEPENDENT MEAT MARKET
* ,. . . - >
VV"e carry o��ly the best stock procurable in
Beef, Veal, Pork,   Ham,. Bacon, Lard, Etc.
' A trial will convince you.
��  JOHN MEYER
1
Proprietor
The Consolidated Mining #7��ipiig Co.
'.-' ''-of 'Canada,'-Limited ~x--yy':xX
Office, Smelting and Kefiaing Department
���TXAII,, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver. Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Prodttcers   of   Gold*    Silver,   Copper,    Pig   Lead   aad Ziac
;��TADANAC". BRAND    -
Watcii and Optical
Repairing
Waltham Watches
For Sale
Good Line of Spectacles
We have a
complete stock of
Dominion
Tires and Tubes
The Prices are Right .
Buy them at
cMynn's Store
Midway, B.C.
Remember
Dominion tires are ^ood tires
THe United Church of Canada
Minister in charge
Rev. \V. ft. Walkinshaw. B. A.
  Greenwood
Sunday. Jfoly Stfs.
Midway ii a.ffi.
G'ree&wood 7.30 cm..
-Thomas Taylor, of f Prince
George, is visiting his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Taylor.
Fred Christensen left on Thursday last for''Trail.
The Midway baseball nine will-
play in Chesaw on July 4th.    -
_
Miss .Moua George, of Nelson;
is the guest of Miss Georgina
Lee.
h. Portmann.Jeft cu Friday
morning last for Nicholson
Creek.
Mrs. Jerome McDonell and
daughter, Tillie, have re-turned
from.a trip to Spokane.
H. A. Nichols, C. P. R. agent
at Midway, has returned from a
five weeks, visit to 'relatives in
Iowa.
\ The Liberal Government were
overwhelming defeated in Nova
;Scotia last week after being in
power 43 years.
Fred Walters returned to New
[^Westminster on Sunday morning
after visiting  at  his home here
for a few. weeks. '
'"V
: Miss Vera Kempston, of the
teaching staff of thef local school
is spending the holidays at her
home in Bridesville.
Miss Ethel Royce returned to
Vancouver on Tuesday morning
after a.three weeks visit with her
mother, Mrs. M. Royce.
��� Lloyd Eustis, of Trail, is
spending a. couple of weeks in
town the guest of his grandmother, Mrs. Thompson.
Teddy Royce, John Kerr and
Geo. Morrison left on Tuesday
morning for Powell River, where
they will seek employment;
Wm. Walmsley has resumed
his duties at the C.P.R. depot,
after a holiday spent in Kamloops, Trail and other cities. -
Dr. Wilson Herald, Ear, Nose
ati*l Throat Speda-Usf,' will be in
Greenwood on July 3rd, and may
be consulted at tlie Hospital.
Midway baseball ieam lost to
Grand Forks in the latter town
on Sunday last after a great
game with the score of 11-10.
Mrs. J. H. Goodeve and four
grandchildren, Ruby, Cleo, June
and Glenn will leave on Tuesday
next to spend the summer in
Seattle.
Miss Reta M. Lytle, who has
been in charge' of, Kerr Creek
school during the past year, left
for her home iu Victoria on Sunday morning;���      ". _
The next meeting of the Green-
.wood and. District Rod and Gun
Club wiU be held in the Bank of
Montreal building,- Greenwood,
on Friday, July lOtjh.
W. C. Wilson went undeV an
operation for- appendicits iu the
Greenwood and District Hospital
on Tuesday night and is progressing-very favorably.
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Smith and
daughter, Jean, and Mrs. J. C
Smith left for Seattle on Tuesday morning after "a few days
visit at the>ome of Mr. and Mrs.
A. Legault.
"Mrs. T. Crowe, of Silverton,
arrived in Beaverdell on Wednesday where she will spend the
summer with her son, Thomas.
Mrs. Crowe was accompanied by
her jgpn, Martin,, and granddaughter, Dorothy White.
Thomas A. ClarVs Auction did
not draw as large a crowd as anticipated, most of the Vanchers
were haying, the people there
were a good representative crowd
and bought _ freely* All the
cattle, horses and -.machinery were
sold at not very encouraging
prices. Some bargains were
secured and people congratulated
themselves on- some' good- buys.
The ranches were hot sold, although the-large ranch presented'
a good appearance with the.
growing crops looking well. AU
sales realised cash.
terk. R. Crawley, Miss Kathleen Crowley, Mrs. Garter and
Paul Motley, of Chilliwack,
spent the week-end in town thfe
guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. J,
Morrison. On Sunday the party
left for Kelowna, accompanied by
T. Crowley, where they will visit
before returning to the Fraser
Valley,        "���"[ ������ ,-y
A most successful picnic was held
between Rhone and WeBtbridge
schools at Harrison Flat a few clays
ago, A varied programme
was arranged by the school teachers
of the two places, Miss Cameron
and Miss Burns. -Ten dollars in
prize money was distributed between tbe two schoola^ A game of
baseball was played by the two
schools, Rhone being the' winner
by 1S-12 and the winning team received a new mitt. About 100
people enjoyed an excellent lunch
with cold drinksand ice cream.
After lunch the children had a
lively time at all kinds of sports
and entertained the crowd until
5:30 when everyone returned to
thpir homes with the feeling that
the day had been well spent. Many
thanks are due to the teachers and
to all those who helped in any way;
also not forgetting the good work
of quite a score.of '"tin-lizzies" in
transporting the people to the
grounds. ,
Miss H. Cameron, has returned
to Vancouver after Bucessfully
teaching at thQ/ Rhone School for
the full term;
Norwegian Creek School -
Report for June
Edith Aylwin, Teacher
Total attendance        - 240^
Average attendance      -       12.65
Proficiency List
Grade I:    Mary Riley 87 p. c.
Grade II:   James Watson 76.1
p.c, ' Virginia  Riley 71,S   p.cM
Mary Gidon 61.5 p.c.
Grade III (a): James Riley
55 p.c.
Grade III (b): Charles Riley
77.6 p.c, Alexina Gidon 72 8 p.c.
Grade IV: Irene Watson 70 8
p.c, Louis Caron 55 8 p.c.
Grade V: Alice Watson'81,2
p.c, Daisy Watson 75.6 p.c. -
Grade VI: Madeleine Gidon
78.2 p.c, Jules Caron 66.6 p.c.
Perfect Attendance:
Jules Caron', Louis Caron,
Alexina Gidon, Mary Gidon,
Charles Riley, James Riley,
Virginia Riley, Mary Riley, Alice
Watson, Daisy Watson, James
Watson.
Dominion Day at Midway
The United Farmers Celebration in Midway on Dominion Day
was au unqualified success.
A good crowd attended, and the
weather conditions were ideal.
From 10 a.m. until the evening
the sports grounds was a busy
place. At 1:30 o'clock tbe parade
was held. Th'e school children
of the district with banners,
lead by John Fawns with the
bagpipes, marched from the
Midway Hotel to the sports
grounds, where after circling
around the flag pole they were
addressed by Major R. Gray,
of 'Kettle Valley. The Major
congratulated the children on
the interest they are taking in
sport and gave an; interesting
talk on the high ideals of sports,
after which the children sang
"O Canada" and "The Maole
Leaf." W-
All the events were very keen-
contested.
��� The Midway; School won the
challenge cup and Norwegian
Creek won the challenge cup
for schools under 30 on -the
register. Kathleen Salmon won
a cup for the highest" average in
the girls f competitions, -while
jGeorge Bryan received a cup for
the highest average in the boys
competitions.
The baseball game between the
junior teams of Greenwood and
Midway was very exciting,
Midway  winning by  a score of
.10 to 5. ' ���
One of the most interesting
events of the day was the baseball game between Beaverdell and
Midway aud when the final
inning was played Midway was
on top with a score of IS to 6.
���An enjoyable day was brought
to a close by a Dance in the
Midway Farmers Hall at which
a real holiday crowd attended
and kept things merry until an
eary hour. Bush's orchestra
supplied the music and their
playing was greatly appreciated
by dancers who called for*many
encores.
Great credit is due to the untiring efforts of the members of
the United Farmers and others
for the way iu which the celebration was arranged and conducted.
A list of the prize winners will
be published in the next issue.
List of Hospital Subscribers
The Board- of  Managers' very
thankfully  acknowledge "receipt
of- thc   following- subscriptions-
Anyone - wishing   to   subscribe,
kindly call at the office, or mail,
to Chas. King, Sec.-Treas., when
receipts     will . be,   given    aud
amounts - acknowledged   in   the"
current issue'of The Ledge.
Previous!}' acknowledged......... ��1536 05
Anonymous        33.70
Totai     ' $1569.75
Jack.-Williams, -the musical
mystic, will be in Midway on
Friday evening.
7 Af large and' merry crowd
attended the Social Dance in the
Greenwood Theatre on Friday
evening, excellent music being
supplied by Mrs. W. A. ~ Ritchie
and Geo. Clerf. Refreshments
were- served- at midnight add
was thoroughly enjoyed by the
merry makers.
Dr. A. J. Dorman has proved
himself a fishecniau' of no mean
cult. lie landed two fine rainbow trout in the Kettle river near
Midway yesterday one measuring
20 inches ami-weighing 3 lbs.,
while the other was 19 inches and
weighed a little less than the
first one.'They were both caught
with grasshoppers and provided
tbe "Dentist with 'plenty of sport
before .ht_y were   finally lauded.
: The" Laffalot Girls'" Club held
a picnic on Boundary Creek north
of. town on Tuesday afternoon,
when twenty attended including
a number from Midway' and
Nelson. The afternoon was
pleasantly spent in playing
games, bathing and motoring.
The main event of the day was
the chicken supper prepared by
the young ladies and which was
heartily enjoyed by all present.
The picnicers were gieatly
pleased with iheir outing and are
hoping that thete will- be similar,
ones,' .     X,
Midway School
Report for June
 M. I.-Keir,--Teacher	
Promotion List
. Promoted to Grade I a: Douglas
Stewart, Edward Clark, Louis
Delisle, Bobbie Evans.
Promoted to Grade II:��� John
Champa, Philip Pannell, Pauline
Robert?, Just ��� Bohemier, Horace
Clark, Ernest _ Hawkes, Fred
Erickson.
Promoted  to Grade III:   Jack-
Brown,    Marion     Mair,     Lucile
Evans on trial,   Bertille Bohemier,
Ethel Bender.
Promoted to Grade IV: Christiane Bohemier, Alice Mair, Ange
Marie Bohemier, Keith Clark,
Bernadine Brown, Fred Tippe on
trial, Gordon Roberts.
Promoted to-Grade V: Giadwin
Sharp, Olwen Mair, Marc Bohemier,
Gisele Bohemier" on trial, Jimmy-
Brown. .   - -
Promoted to Grade VII: Kenneth Stewart, Mayneen "Bush,
Johnny -McMynn. Mae Sharp,
Verna Evans. ~
Promoted to -Grade VIII: Roy
Sharp, Kathleen Salmon, Rosalie
Brown.    _ . ,
Rolls of Honour       ,   ,   "'
Proficiency���Alice McMynn.
Deportment���Joy Sharp.
Regularity and ^Punctuality���
Philip Pannell..       ���������     -W V V-"
A Terrible Injustice
An old colored mammy, whose,
husband batl just .sti'ecpssfully sued
for divorce, came- slowly, down the
c6nrt-_l_ouse stiepg talking to herself :
"Dar ain't ho jnstlee in dia heah
wo'id. Dat useless'ol' husband of
mine he done got a divorce. He
got de. house. ', He got de moneyi;
Got mah free chiFers. and dey am'6
j none of 'em his'n." THIS   HEDGE.   GREENWOOD,   B.  0.
��
Place potatoes in pot and
cover over with water.
Being pure SMP Enameled Ware,
it comes lo boil f;ir quicker than
otlier w:ires.
Whr:i (ini^lKd tirnin off w.i.er lltroiiRh
itr.uti-r :.(>o'��l. llumllc locks cover oa
Ne> -<-.iMi��K or scon-hint;.
Tlie potatoe.. _rc in.aly, whole,
perfectly hnilcd. Servo witli butter,
iti covered Hull. ���
Canada s Tied-Up R
esources
(Third Article)
In all articles appearing in this coluiun, It Is sought to lie optimistic and
von.-uruetlvc, rattier than pessimistic and destructive, because only so can any
*;enice of real value to ihe coinmuniiy lie rendered. J laving in ihe previous
two articles on "Canada's Ticd-Up Resources" outlined the situation whicli
confronts every citizen and -lover of tins Dominion���and nn extremely critical
eiuiaiion ii unquestionably is���some attention should be devoted to finding a
solution, if, indeed, one can be found. But found it must be if Canada la
not to continue in the doldrums lor many years to come, cheated of the position among the nations of the world whicli Nature intended (through.the variety and abundance ol' its gifts) tins country to occupy.
The first essential to a solution is an awakening of the people of Canada
to a full realisation tof their country's present position in respect to its resources. A second, and equally important essential, is frankness and courage
on 'he part of public men of all parties in facing and grappling with tho problem con fronting Canada.
li is necessary-thai present shibboleths, pet policies, and partisan nostrums be completely scrapped and relegated t.o a forever buried past. Instead of coiUiuuing to waste time debating in just, what manner the-stable
.���an best be Joclced now ihat the horse is stolen, each interested citizen in Canada should unite wiih other interested citizens in an endeavor to, if possible,
recover the stolen horse. '      !
The battle for and against embargoes, or export duties, on pulp, wood and '
pulp, on watcrpowers and electric, energy, on nickel and other ores, is being1
waged with vigor. It is largely beside the mark. At best embargoes and.
export dip ies are but half measures and likely to result in reprisals. They |
do not go. to the basic root of the whole trouble, namely, that an enormous j
amount of Canada's natural resources have passed from Canadian ownership i
and control into foreign control, and tli.it control is being exercised to The dc-
.riuietit or Canada, checking development, employment, growth of population
and industry, and making full-prosperity,impossible.7..- .-.
Tho last thing to be-advocated in this column,is. reiuuliation ol! obligations, whether national or entered into through 'private contract.-���" Conse-,
qurntly-.jw such., thing is'-expressed.or'iinplied.f.,. It. mim'be. recognized, -how-'
<���veiY.tlv_.t-jivhi.i_ tiie natural-resources "of'any country���the. property of all the
pontile���pass Into private ownership and controi,,.thf;Te also-passes.io the-liow
owners an obligation, to" lbeVfe'o'ple and country who'werc the original owners.
That, obligation:, expressed "in written;contract or r.not, -is iha.t-.Lhe resources
in question shall'be.developed, foi;'use of'the people.."an a\w_io!e,7lherebVpro-
vldlng; for; their waiiWand.advancing" tho -welfare 'o'f: ihe country .at' large'. --_ If
thLv.>>!_gK-ion''iK]HoV^ io-the "full.-ability "of. the new
owners.,., ihen" ilie original'owners have'right aiid' -justice-on'-liieir side in* demanding, either-tlio' discharge of such obligaticn7or.ann.urn- of the property-.'.'
. <WiUi such huge issues at stake as the-success of .piir nill.ways. the prosperity of all bur -industries, employment for our people,- increased population
arid, y.-eall'li necessary "to carry our- national burdens and pay off our war-debl,
:.with. iii.fac.t. "I.he." whole future of 'Cajifada-aa an ccOToniic'and national ..unit
hanging-in-ilie balance, the people, of-this Dominion flare, not allow- its.jialional
p.nrl natural "resources t.o remain indefinitely tied up awaiting the."convenience.,
���of-foreigu interests foiVlicir .development foVuse.- ��� , ���;.'��� 7 V" 7 .7- X ���; -'
- -7 "file'dominion I>avllanient:aii(l .tlie'J-eglslatures of.-'those; Provinces, which
have con hoi of .their-natural resources-'"would, lie acting" well .'within their. tin-
dnubtecl ;i;ight.s"if they -"gave .notice to ail holders of uhdcveloped-.-fnatural re-
��wirces'7'lha(. .dcM'c!opmeni.,"-musi.'..be .begun antl .prqsccu'ieU .with vigor," not a
mere surface sevat.ch.ing-.nit- rea! development' consistent -with the'nature-.arid'
extent of the, resources-held/and that;-failing,such'development within a.stated dine,":title.' to all such -resources. woul<i._rev.ert to-.-the-people; as: represented
by the Crown.'.  ' ���-,"���,'-.. " <_'.. '-   "  V   ."".���._���    -   -"    -".'"'.   ' ' '"   "--     - ���,���:������- . '-:.
[.X-.: Su<dj"'action;.coul(Un.nq_seiise be, .construed, asJrej.u_'ljatipn;..'U-.*pul(l'rathci-
li" a proper ehforccment-fof. the rights, of Canada and.iho Canadian-people, and
a y..ry necessary, T.ccog.iiUoii' of -Canadian . manhood and", independence and
-emancipation "from a galliiig servitude- which, If. continued, sounds tlie ._le.ai.h-.
��� krieil-or-'ilic dominion,   7- .'���'  '   ' - f.--._-   ��� ;,'.' 7   .   .  '.'��� ;' -  -- - 7. ���-,..' ; "
Britain Makes Another  Payment
Washington     Receives     Over     Sixty-
Eight  Million   For Semi-Annual
--. Interest
Tho U. S. treasury received payments from _ Great Britain, Finland,
Hungary/Lithuania and Poland on ac-'
count of their funded indebtedness to
the "United States.
The British payment, a semi-annual
remittance on. interest, amounted to
?6S.3-0,000. It was paid in.2-y, per
cent, treasury certificates with a
?7i>.9 I payment in cash necessary to
adjust the interest accrued.
The total payment from Finland,
?1.3S,Cr>0, was made in' cash. Hungary
funded half of its third semi-annual
payment of interest, and paid the
other half, ?M,j)05.C9 in cash. Lithuania also funded part of its first annual installment on principal and interest, and turned over t.o the Ireas-
ury ?75,_!25 in cash, of which $.5,225
was for interest'and $o0.000 for ''.principal. This payment, also was in
cash.
Tho first, payment ori account of the
Polish Government amounted to'5500,-
000, but. approximately ?130,000 was
turned over to the treasury last January, and the remainder was remitted
on June :15 in cash.
Free Recipe Book-
Write thc Borden Co.
Limited.   Montreal.
���T. O. __9.__��
2 Years' Backache
Subdued by "Nerviline"
"Backache was ihe bane of my'life,
nnd for two years I was so lame as to 1
be unfit for work," writes K. S. Sloan.\ j
from Georr.etowii. "While in Smith
Bros.' Drug Store, 1 heard of Nerviline
being a wondeiful pain-destroyer, so I
decided to try Nerviline. Thanks to
Nerviline, my two-years' backache was j
rubbed away, and lo-dav 1 am perfectly well."
All tJmsu wlio suffer from weak, aching backs, those whose muscles are
stiff, whose joinis are swollen, let them
try Nerviline���the liniment that never
fails.     35c at all dealers.
Big Coal Discovery
900,000,000    Tons    of    Coal    in    B.JC.
Section _V
The  recently  discovered  coal area
at'Hat  Creek', on. the  Pacific Great
Eastern Kail way, north" of Vancouver,
is declared by investigators to bc on��
of ihe greatest, in  the world, and to
j con tain " 900,000,000 tons".- 7 It is esti-
!-nin ted that  four square milesf of ,the
[.district, are underlainV-by ...the f coal
measures.-.;. X   ' X -"'-'..    -'������'[''-
Farthest North  Surveys
Department of the  Interior  Lays Out
Plots at Six Posts in Arctic
Archipelago
Sis different posts in the Franklin
district of Northern Canada have now
been surveyed for the Royal Canadian
Mounted Police or'for trading companies, as one of the results ofthe
1.23 and 1921 Arctic expeditions under"
the North West Territories and Yukon
branch of the department of the interior.
Plans of. these surveys are prepared
by the topographical survey branch
from iho surveyor's field notes for filing with the registrar of the' North
West Territories. These surveys
were made at Craig Harbor, Dundas
.Harbor, Strathcona Harbor, Ponds Inlet, Cumberland Sound and Rice
Strait, by V. IX Henderson, D.L.S. The
last named post on Ellesmere Island,
being only 750 miles from the North
Pole, is the most northerly point at
which any oflicial survey has ever
beeti made.
BABY'S OWN TABLETS   V
7AIWAYSIN THE HOME
For Catarrh.���It is one.sof tlie chief
recommendations of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil that it can be used internally with a.j much success as it cau
outwardly. Sufferers from catarrh
will find thai the Oil when used according to directions will give, prompt'
relief. .. Many 'sufferers from this ailment have found relief in the Oil and
have sum. to^cimunials.        -
|. "Once .a -inothei'7'lias used Baby's I
! Own. Tablets for her lii'tie one's she;
! always, keeps a supply 011; hand, fi'orJ
the first trial -convinces her -there, is ]
j.ribthing to" >audi-rh'em in keeping chil-i
: dren. well. ... The Tablets' are a mild!
: but. thorough.laxative whicli regulate!
I tlie bowels and swee'ti-n the'stomach;
i thus driving" out constipation, ancl hi-
-ifcligest)oi-i;:colcls"and simple fevers,.and.
J making- teething "easier.- - .Concerning
-;them,-. Mrs".',- Sulnsle , Pelleilef," "St.
j-Ouma's, Que., ���writes:���"l ";have.-:used-
!-Baby's ",Ow;i: Tablets ;for the-, past. ten
��� years .and- ani never wit limit them iri
|"the-.-house. -��� They have" always,given
j the greatest. >a'tisfaction.f and:, I., .can-
] gladly''recommend -.themMo' all mothers
jof .little ones:". The-Tablets': are.sold
bymcdicine-dealers or directbymail
at."25 cents-a box from Thtv.Hr. "Williams;. Medicine-Co., Brockville.'Ont.-
'    A Titled Typist.    ',  . "���"
-.  .;The faitcy recently developed "by so:-
.'Hety girls   for .swelling, the army, of
-workihg' v.-.omen",has. takenfan unusual
turn" in  the case, of,'Lady. Constance
li'owiirt'l,  elder shiic'r-of" the Earl  of-;
Carlisle.   - After a period of Iraininig;
in   shorthand," typewriting., and  other ;
���lyssejttials, .she has goiie' - iii -' for    a-
career as see'retary. to", a.firm;;In 'Lon-
���d'on'.j'.���-���    -   -'  -���.     -.'- '.-?.'��� '"'���-'-' f   '-.,.'
The"  largest- ' smokatale cigar-fever"' -Feinale." moths'have'thc;sf.r'ange. pbw
���vnade v>as pr.esehtcd 10 'a New Yorkfi er of being able to'."caIL",-their!mates
Will,.Celebrate K.ruger's. Centenary
��� ;Th.a 100th anniversary of Paul. Km-,
ger'fi birth-is,to befcelebrated in South
Africa .'next: October.: ���". Paul Kru'g.er,"
formerly: president, of,.'the, Transvaal
Republic, was.born at Coies'berg", Capo
.Colony," ori" October 30; 1825. He .died
Sn'Switi-eriand in 390-1..'_ He was president'of tlie Transvaal during the Boer
���War. '.-and - under, '"^pressure^f, Lord
itoberts'ftrppp?, had to ilce in. 1900. '.
fDoes  Your _.Bal>y  Cry?
,-,-Is" it nervous .aiid" restless during
licit weather? . If-so���most" likely'his'
food is aiot ��� agreeing '.wi!.h""h'im.;7 If
-you .cannot nurse", your baby,.: or if it
'does', not gain upon .your, .-breast milk
give" him",/Borden's-. Eagle: Brand .Milk
���the'food that..has'successfully reared hundreds'.of thousands" of babies;
Etisy to", prepared���just...achi'boiled-
water as directed. '- ���-'[ ' x'X-.
-In this paper froni time to,time you
wiil And an' advertisement of Borden's
Eagle. ."Brand,: Milk,-, a'ifood.ihat has
raised moiv heallhy babies, tlian all
the- prepared infant'ioo'ds. combined.
Cut -.out -tlie-' advertisement and riiail
it' to Tlie. BorUeii/Corapauy, Limited,
Montreal, aiid Ihey "will send -you; frcu
of charge,- -��� ins mictions- :for feetiiiig
yoiir"baby, and"'a "BabysWelfareBobk
and Baby Record Book.-. Or just write
ihe. Company,' meritiQning this .'pa per,
and.they -wil'.. be-sent.'. -.'_���.' -   - - ���' -. V
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
THE
JULY 5
BEGINNING     OF
MISSIONS
FOREIGN
Golden    Text;    And   He said unto
them. Go ye into all the world,- and
preach tho gospel to the whole creation.     Mark 16.15.
Lesson: Acts 12.25Uo 13.12.      -
Devotional Reading: Isaiah 55.1-7.
The Text Explained and Illumined
The first foreign missionaries and
their dismissal service, verses 1-3.���In
the church at Antioch there were
many prophets and 'teachers, .chief
among whom was Barnabas. There
were also Symeon the Black, an African, no doubt;-Lucius of Cyrene, perhaps ono_of the original evangelists
who established the church at Antioch,
Acts 11.20; Manaen, the foster-
brother of Herod the. tetrarch; and
Saul, possibly the latest to join the
leaders ln Antioch. The Herod referred to here was Herod -Antlpas,
whoin Jesus described as a "fox,"
Lk. 13.32, son of Herod the Great.
According , lo Deissmann, "foster-
brother" was a court title, of honor,
like the phrase "tho friend of tlu.
king" used in the Old Testameuir It
is interesting to recall in. this con-,
nection that Joanna, the wife of
Chuzas, the steward of this same
Herod, was also a follower of Christ,
Lk. 8.3. ""
"In the days of the apostles, and as
long as Christianity was a' proscribed
religion, the body of th"o"'membership
of the Church consisted of the humbler and middle ranks of society. The
wealthy antl noble will'always be-
few in comparison with others in-the
Church, for this if for no other reason,
tl\at there are fewer of them" (Dr.
James Orr).
Speculate On Canada's
New Governor-General
Officials in London have already
formed definite views1 as- to tho (juali-
ficalions necessary for the Important
and responsible post of governor-gtn-
eral of Canada. The naiue of Prlnco
Henry is again being mentioned, nnd
it is noteworthy that he alone of all
the Princes was present with his august father when the latter opened
the new Cauadian building on Monday, June 29, while his interest in all
things Canadian has been patent for
some time past. One thing can be
definitly said with regard to the appointment, if-Canada has any particular predlctiots for any particular person they have only to explain their
preference in order to have it carried
into effect. It'is admitted that it will
be a diflicult task to find a man outside the royal family who is invested
wiiir suflicisnt prestige and influence
to "/make the , bonds" between the.
motherland tind 'Canada more secure.
^Bello Baddy dojft
Slip a package In
vour pocket when
you bo home tonight.
Give the youngslew
this wXo.esome,lon6-
lasting sweet-for
pleasure and benefit.
Ilfre it yoursdf after
(.smoking or when
jWork drags. Its a
(<Jrea.liHle freshener,
Warren Harding Memorial   7
Statue to-be   Unveiled  at-Vancouver
I ti September
An International memorial ������which in
many ways Is unique, will be unveiled in Vancouver on September 17 next,
to perpetuate the remembrance of tho
late President Warren G. Harding's
visit to Canadian soil in July, 1923.
The unveiling will take place after the
international convention of Kiwanls
Clubs under whose auspices the memorial is being erected. Although tho
statue was first ordered to he built by
a committee acting on the initiative of
the Kiwanis Club_of Vancouver, tho
subscription list was open to clubs In*
the United States as well, with the
result that the objective of $35,000 was
soon ovcr-rsached and the United
States clubs insisted that they bear
tho entire expense, the amount subscribed by the Canadian clubs being
returned to them.
The memorial will mark an event
of which history offers no duplicate-
that of a United States president making an address on Canadian soil during    his    term of oflice..    President.
Harding.visited Vancouver for'a'few   .
hours on his way south"after visiting
Alaska in-July, 1923, and was given-
an imprcssivo reception.   His address,
in which he made an. eloquent plea for.
continued    friendship    between    the
English-speaking'peoples "and  practl-,
cally between Canada and-the Uuited
States, was listened io by over 20,000
people and  aroused considerable interest throughout the British Umpire.
��� ; Saskatchewan  Postmasters -7 ���
f. A. C. Kolb. of Ilei'.bert, .was re-;elect
cd ..president.'. of , the   Saskatchewan j
.Postmastcr'3' Association at. the- clos-'
ing..session of.the second annual, con-i
-vcni.Iqirat' >tbpse.-J:uv,-and*AV.-.J.'Colo-1
mari,. of. Vanguard','-" wits "elejetcl vice-'
president.' " ,C.f I).   Griffith" was '"reelected  spcrethry-treai.urer, and" .Mrs.
II.- L. Pettigr.ew,. B.eeehy.'-fwSrh It.-."A."
McKinley,-'. Hatton, .were appointed "to
tlie executive".-..   The 19'Hi"convention
will fte-held at.Saskatoon: '_,-. W- ��� "
politician. .,"'.It- Svas .-t.won!y"'-eight. Inches .in "length' pud weighed more-than
-::Svt\ pounds.'. .��� ,.   .'   X   7 -'    : 7''-''-���"'
froin .miles .around:[ Scientists haye
never-yetfobtained'a satisfactory ex-;
planatlon of this'.mystery.- "   :.-.',."���
ilnteii m
%
"��� .l"nless -worms--; be" expelled froiii t he^
system, no. child'' caii he-Vheal.thy.
.Mother. f<Iraves' Worm' J .xtcrminaior. is
an...nxiellent..'medicine' .to .destroy"
worms.;.   >',. "���'-���   .���    '.-."���   ": . ";.-���. X   '������
New, Grain Act
Castoria i.s a pleasant'liarni-."'
less Substitute for Castor" Oil," 7
I-'arcgori'c..    Teething .}.-Drops y --.:-;.
. and   Soothing - Syrtip;;,. csper ���-;':-:���
iially-. prepared- for "Infants ..Ui; ��� arin's''.anfiV.Chi^Ircn '.aif'.age?."
Would'-   Make' '. Prbyisions .   Uniforrn
_��� .-Throughout.tbe Oomihion ..-.'.���'
..Concurrent, regislation to 'make pro-:
visions "of the new' Grain Act uniform
throughout'   Canad_i7 and7 place 'then*
beyond,questioriori-tlie ground'of constitutionality, should be.'asked oT'f'the
Provincial'-.Governments. -'especially
those' of the western provinces.   This
lis the- tenor of'a .resolution, adopted
j'bv.'.tlie...agricultural- committee of tiie
i.lionse'fat,''OttawaV,V:.'--���:'��� y.rX f:-'--���,".
!' -The reijoliiiioii - was 'spopsored-, hy"":.j'.
I L. Brown. Progressive; f 'i-isgari;';:.Man.
It ��� asks tlie Federal Governmeni to
take up with the Provincial Gov^rh-
; ments the advisability:, of... passing
! such ���. concurrent legislation atVthe
[.earliest p.oisible date,    '���������-' ,.:.. :
,; Wretched .from.. Asthmaf Strength
of body and-vigor of inInd are.inevitably. - impaired by. the-visitations of
asthma. '. Who .can1 live ���' under ' the
cloud -of. re-uirring "attacks and .koep
body aiid mind at'their "full "eiliciency *_
Dr.'-. J.:-D.--Kellogg's :A.Htlima' Kemedy
dissipates the. cloud- by remoyhiB." the
cause.: - It.'does relieve. ' It .d>ies restore the "sufferer, "to., norma!-''bodily
'trim and-mentai happiness.- ���'
Canal Saves Auto.-
Aii :'auto standing oh. a street at
Phdenixf Arizona,- suddenly .burst into
���flames. The owner pushed it into an
irrigation canal. The "'-flames; .were
extinguished, another car. pulled it out,
and he drove off whh only slight "damage.   -   -"    f  ���" ... ��� '," ,_/--'   ..-..
Canada's Problems
Sir.    Robert      Falconer      Addresses,
-   Educationists at a  Dinner.-in -    -
���' London ''   "-     '���""���'"   '"-,.
���Many educationists of note attended ..the dinner given hy "tho "Canada
Club of London in honor of Sir "Robert
Falconer,. president of the' -University
of Toronto..'.       .7     .-..���""..   ���-'  '���
-Sir Ttpberff submitted .that -Canada's
three greatest-problems' were: First,
tlie"internal unification" of the Doming
ion; second, her-' future '" population; ���
"third,.th��:complaint "tlmrCanada"ia"re~
'served in- her" attitude.towards Britain'
and-the empire.. ��� _'���'���;}'[-.''-'
The. western aiid. maritime provinces
a re"/just.'now. loudly expressing- discontent ahd.it is ..certain that they
have received, less, froni-confederation
than they-.legitimately, expected,".he
stated.- V f '  "'���."'.- f.-'   V'-���   '
House Of Commons ff
. Makes Decision
To avoid imitations, always look for the, signature-/-*:.;-' w�� ...
Proven directions ori *|ach ytclfage.y, Pisysic3aj__5..everywhere' reconsaicnd it..
, The.Prince '.of Wales' Is now descrlb:
'od-"'a3  ''John Bull's; Travciling .JSalos-
ijian.". '������ WfhMt i-smore, he deliversi.thg
goods.-   '  yy '���_���-���-'    ���'���-...-''���.''���-'-.-. ���
Minard's Liniment for Sorains-
1
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mr^%xjx-;4'y
Shave In
Cuticura Shaviag Stick
This delicately snedicated antiseptic Shaving Stick produces a
creamy lasting lather enabling ten-
der-fe��ii mea to shave���whkcna.say
irriiation, even twice ����lly. It leaves
the sirin smootli and fres_i &i_d
_-tclces shaving; a pfeesuxe. Cadcora
Tabsava--iSLs&ri ideal after-skaviag
powder. ��� ' '     ���
Sutpia E*e_< 7IS. W _____& A<ld-��ra Cvodsan
IMpdz ^swJbom^_t*a^Mot___--J.' Prto-,_toa��
_3>g-- Otofaaaat-- ��-���__ SSv. Ts-ara afe.
' C-atfeora Shxrmg StsefeZSe.' '
Holds Fle-as.Ar��7Not Trained Animal��
Within .Meaning of .Act -
. "Arter    lengthy    debate the Bntish
House !ol.Commons-has .decided that,
trained fleas are hot trained animals
within the meaning of the act.animals.
Thef commons vent further.and do^
cided.that fleas jcould. not be. trained
at all/and .then -n-ound'Up the argument by' deciding; that fleas-- are 'not
animals. -'-'.---.���-   ---������- " "  . V
.Kxhlhilora of troupes of traitied
fleas protested rit- being- subjected to
the act -vvhich'regulates the "care and
handling of. horses,' dogs, monkeys, in
performance... The - exhibitors, tliem-
selves admitted that thbfileas cpuld
hot-be. trained,'-" ;   -..'-'   .-7   -....' .--
Aeroplane  Will  Be  Speedy
Four Hundred Miles Per Hour Is Claim
.   7 Of German Inventor
An aeroplane, said to be capable ol.
a speed of 400 miles an hour, is belus
built and tvIH be entered into the races
for the Pulitzer trohpy next October,
according to-Dr-'-OttoA.'-Koller,'' Gei-"
man aeronautical foxpert, now in New-
York, y'x .. ,'...\' - ���-,���.- .   -   =."-. -.' :-
... Dr. Kollcr,  tho  inventor',, said  hi^f
blplanej_will_ he^ eftuipped_ with a^SOO^.
horsepo-\ver. engine_ with a total '.wins'
spread of 35 feut.'- ".- ���-   .''.-'"-      : X-'X :
i-.'Life vras-safer-'when "all;the- honking was-done by .geese."/" -,-.
7-V-. For ~:
COLIC AND CRAMPS
PAINS IN THE STOMACH
There's Nothing Equals s
r Grain Inspections: At Calgary.-:
VSince .'the beginning, of "tho present
'shipping "year,- approximately '28,000,-
000 - bushels', of grain liaye been inspected .in .Calgary. ; Of this quantity
21,000,000. bushels wci-e wheat. ���
'-fSdnf-'tibrns arei'difTicult-.tb"eradicate,
but ��� iiolloway's Corn Remover will
draw them out painlessly.
-The most perfect form of flattery is
to say to people -what <hey,ihink of
themselves.
���   EXT- OF -T
e WIL.O vv
It lias b��cn in use for over 80
years'; its action is pleasant, rapid,.
'-i.clial.le   and-  effectual,   and   "relief
comes promptly. .-���,".--
V " Don't aceapt a substitute.*': V .}
' The genuine is put-up only by-Th��.
. T. MOburn Co., iiiaiud, Toronto, Ont..
ARGE Manufacturing Firm, selliax.
���^ concentrated, flavoring' extracts
in tubes, direct to the homes, wants
eountry . Managers. throughout . ibe
Westf; Whirlwind sales and. repeat
orders every where." -Here is a win-,
nor.-' Write quick. .-Territory going,
fast. - Craig .Brother?," Desk-Cf, TCla?
gara Falls, Ontario.   ,
-.Vctv. often a sound invest ment Is
just.a bit of speculation that turned
oui all right. . ;
ftlinard'* Liniment _F**\ Neuralgia  "
OVKR HAi-P A SRNTURY REPUTATtOR
QnLE CLERGY TftS&MS--
WEiK KIOXSHS_!*_,.._>_;ER. C* �� VEJ., B <CK*rKt.AO-
Dh.LESL���HG'S��4H^MiA
IllflAMB XCTLt/t.l-r. TOU I_A��!1_S A_-.M_._tTl-
Oa.LE 0LER0 8 *p*s?e��Tnu8.-
-WM far U-^tel Clv��n-.it-. Fricti m _?__���:��_��_ 3%.
B*.X.��Ci.e��cM*a.C��-ll*��ifr��oc'!R"4.S'.WAij>iij!j��
���riI__a��!.tOr���_i7i.Fpo:.-TSr-____.-r��;!'OaTO.Oi*
wf m. sss_j<&:< ST��E��r. S-w youc cis-r-
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INPE5IAL TOBACCO   COMPANY  OF  CANADA  LIMITED\
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The Innate Faith We Have In
-,���'77 ity In General ��� f
, The. longer wo live: tlie less we like
suspicion a.id distrust as controlling
elements in our judgment of men and
things. .Having experienced their
share of disillusion and treachery,
most men cemo to believe in the relative honesty and decency of their fellows. They may be deceived al times,
but in a hundred'daily instances their
confidence- is rewarded. Life, civilized life, is a constant successibn of
'tacit, implied coniidences in the honesty of the other fellow. If it were
not so, then, would have*to be as many
policemen as there are citizens. \\~u
do hot .'assume, that the taxicab driver
has so hocused his metre that lie hi
cheating us.     lie may have doiie so.
Excavators Unearth
7 Bakery In Egypt
Loaves of Bread Were.in Perfect State
Of Preservation 7  '
The 1'niversity of Michigan expedition excavating on the site of ancient
Karamis in. Egypt has found more
ihan 2,000 objects illustrating'lhe culture of the (.Iraeco-Ronian period. The
city ilourisliod in-the centuries immediately .preceding and following
the,birth of Christ.
i'ProlY Francis \W. Kelsey,, director
of the excavation, recently returned
to the United' Stalesi
Since    December,    1021, more than
1,000 rooms aud 300 houses have been
cleared  of sand    and    debris.      The
site
ol' perishable substances is perfect
I    The
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Banks Experiment In  7
Telegraphing Checks
Hope to Spaed Up Business Between
Cities and Distant Points
Several large New York "'banks-arc
co-operating with the American Tele:
phone and Telegraph Company in experiments to 'telegraph checks. Checks
have been tolegraphed from New York
to "Chicago toi- the Bank of (he Manhattan Company with satisfactory results.   .' '   '
-The telopliotogranh, which has been
in commercial use in New York only
a few months, Is the instrument
through which Ihe cheeks are-trans-
milted by" wire. A check presented
in a distant*-city for reproduction in
New York is photographed there and
placed in the telephotograph. It, Is
sent to New York over the,, A. T..and
T.-wires., Actual transmission-" requires ..only about seven minutes, but
necessary processes in. the photographic work make the operation occupy about, an hour and a half.) This
makes the system "not. very valuable
or nearby tvjties.'but provides an important saving of time, between "distant points, where - the": transfer "of
checks by mail may take as much as
four or five days. :
In the ehgeks -so far transmitted by
telegraph f.ir experimental purposes
the signatures have' come out. very
distinctly,*as Well us fhe figures,;and
every; .other mark .on the paper.
Future, use of the system by clearing
houses and also in-the-'-transmission
of signatures in stock "'transactions
ls also regarded as possible.
HEAt)ACrlE,BILIOUSNESS
W:MH^0^bHXXXQ
^fl*DtGEStlON^'';:':
f^KlfrNE^S,Lfl^ERi
my)y&<MEL&.yyyi
Drink Water Every Hour
Three   Hours   Without   It  Would. KiP
Tribe��� \h  Kenya  Colony, Africa
it    is    said    a    tribe of 'fishermen
known as the El _\Iolo, inhabitiug the
desert wastes in Kenya Co.lony, Africa,
cannot live without water more than
three  hours.      As a rule! they drink
every hour during  the. 'day.  even an
hour and a half without water causing
cracking and bleeding of the. lips. They
is so dry that   the' preservation  SI)0ml    thci|.   (,.lyH    shimming in the
"'1'' l"  - .    ���       W(l(ers uf Ldjce nU(ioi|-    an(|    fishing
articles found include _morclfrom t-v.in rafls c���,uumcted with
Not infrequently he has done so. JSut' *1,an "t&0 Greek papyri,-including a palm hiM-uohes. Fish is almost their
our norma) impulse is to pay him on j ,ilmir-v diltit,S irom the second to the only diet aad they
Iho assumpllon, that both he and liis|li!'Ul century, a large collection of
metre are .lonest. When .we give aV'iass vessels, fifij examples of ba*-
Putlman porter a. letter ro post���and j ketry. textiles irom line linen to
a.modcsl tip with it���we do not lia! cotuve weaves resembling burlap,
awake worrying les-t he pocket the tip' "lld more tlian 100 examples of wood-
and'-lo.-.r up" the letter.      Our cooks, | en looks.
our rriends, onr wives, our comrades!    About  301>  terra  eotta   objects, 20(.
lamps  and \ great number of coins
have been found.
Among the tools are farm implements and perfectly preserved sets
of. harness for donkeys and camels.
A large bakery was unearthed with
large bins and n large mill and piles
of coarse loaves of broad, just as
they left when the"bakers abandoned i
the town.
The    houses    were    built   of   _._ ,        ,., ,
.,,,-., 11  .   i    i      i i    i tion jhan tuey did last year.      Queen
dried bricks usually plastered on the' ,    ,   - - . .     ,    ,     i
.  ,,.      .,.,.,       ... ,        ,   , i Alary will p.ty many more visits during-1
inside.       Vaulted   ceilings   supported;,,    " ...
Amazing Adventures
Of Captain Gardiner
Englishman   Acquitted  of   Fraud   Has
Had ThHIIIng  Career
These are some of the things done,
according to his.own .story, during an
adventurous life by Charles Alfred
.Gardiner. 5S, who was at tlie Old
Bailey, London,- found not guilty on
charges of obtaining a cheque for
��200,000 by\false pretences from the
Gardiner Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Poole, Dorset, of whicli
he was director,, of publishing false
statements lo induce persons to be-,
come shareholders, and of perjury.;
After Captain Gardiner had given
evidence,.the jury stopped the case,
and he was found not guilty and.discharged.
. . Gardiner said tliat he laid all the
mines in Port. Arthur in the Russo-
Japanese war. In the Chilean revolution he was in command of the crew
of one of the, Chilean vessels, and in
tlie Boer war lie was iu command of 	
the Australian Bushmen.     Up to ISU J . f
he believed ho held the world's record j Admiral Sturdee s White Feather
as a divorcer staying under the water
9 hours and-22 minutes,
vDuring tho -the war he salved the
Oceauic (tlie White Star liner converted into an armed merchant cruiser, sunk off the north coast of Scotland in IDl'l) and commanded one of
the "Q" or mystery boats. He invented a locking system for mines
used against submarines and also Invented noi-Mittable subniaiine nets.
Ife had been nine times wounded in
the cour&e ot his lite.
She Said He Was "Incorrigible"
By Marjorie Bradford, Social Service
Council of Canada
A woman brought her son into one
of our Canadian juvenile courts a
short time ago because, as she termed it, the boy was incorrigible. ITc
would not stay in school and was getting his parents into continual difficulty.
When the boy gave his side,of the
story to the judge he said that school
always gave him a headache.
The boy, on being examined by thc
court doctor, was discovered to be
totally blind in one eye with the sight
of the other already seriously .impaired. Aud this poor ignorant mother
thought he was "incorrigible." The
boy was immediately given treatment
which saved and even improved the
sight of his eye. If the condition had
been known in time the sight of his
other eye might also have been saved.
Of'24,000,000 school children iu the
United States, 6,000,000 are retarded
in their studies. And of those 6,000,-
000 retarded children,, 3,-000,000 are retarded because of defective eyesight.
It is estimated that defective eyesight,
among school children costs American
taxpayers $130,000,000 a year.
Similar figures for Canada are not
available but they are estimated to be
relatively the same. That is more
than S .per cent, of our Canadian
school'children.ar.t suffering under a
mental handicap because of defective
eyesight. I wonder how .maiiy' of
these children have been adjudged
stupid or "Incorrigible?"
^u^h(yes^f^
CAKE. OR LI<&Jlb
Submerged Village Re-appears
_
Roofs  Of Swiss Houses Visible After
300 Years
After 300 years, a submerged Swiss
village in the upper valley of the Saa^
has ro-appeared, owing lo the low
level of the waters of Lake Autrona.
The original catastrophe was caused
by a landslip from the Monte PozzplI,
which destroyed 42 houses of the village of.Autrona Piana, together with
the inhabitants and their cattle. As
a resultspf the landslip.a lake was then
formed, but owing to the waters now
receding the'roofs of the old dwelling,
are again* visible.
STOMACH TROUBLE
DUE TO THIN BLOOD
���we have, to assuine'that they arc decent. Perhaps we are deceived in
one of them. How promptly then we
leap, like the Psalmist in his ha&tc,
io the conclusion that all men arts
liars! How quickly v.-e forget, tho
uncounted, unremenibejvd niulllludes
wlio have told the truth.'���From the
Independent.
. Discredits Darwin Theory
*.��__������������
Proof That Man Is Not Descended
From the Ape
That man never iyas either monkey
'or ape. and that assumptions to this
tiffeet-aro erroneous a-:id foolish, was
.Jie_(lecluratipi__ of l^r._Charkis_JIill__
Tout, of Yanrouver, U.C, fellow of
the Royal Society of Canada, addressing the Pacific division of the American Association ior tlu Advancement
of Science at Portland, Ore.
"We have indisputable records of
man which go hack before the time
of the ape," said Dr. Hill-Tout. ���'Vroh-
obly both ape and man came from
, some ancestor in the i��hllogeni<* seiies
farther, back
have no opportunity
oi varying their menu, unless they are
forlunate enough to f-pear a hippopotamus. The water of Lake Rudolf
is uinlrinkable to anyone but the Kl
jNIolo, for it contains a large quantity
of soda and has au objectionable taste, i
The proportion of soda in that hike
increases yearly, and it is believed to
be this fact ihat has caused thf "fisherman" to become a deformed race.
Honors Memory Of Paul Kruger
Naval Hero Equipped As Slacker By
Ultra-Patriotic Woman
Admiral Sir Doveton Sturdee, who
died, in''England this spring, was the
admiral who chased and defeated the
.squadron of Admiral Von Spec off tlie
Falkland Islands, the second year of
ihe war. When, after that battle, he
returned to England early in 19J(>, he
followed the custom of every other
ollicer of: his time and went straight
into mufti. At that time ultra-pa trio-
tie young ladies were infesting tho
streets of London and other English cities, thrust im; white feathers
into ilH.nia.id_s of able-bodied men
who seemed  io he snirking their re
Prince  Places   Wreath  On   Monument
Of Britain's One-time Foe
|    The    Prince   of   Wales    placed    a
;j wreath on the monument of Paul Kiu- j dmv31 Whitehall ou i,ls way to the art
gor���"Ooui   Paul"���who  was  credited
sponslbilities  in not volivileering for
service.     At    Sturdee,   vas   walking
Women At' Wembley
Taking    Greater   Interest   in    Empire
Exhibition Than  Ever Before
was
with being the soul of the policy thai
; brought on thf liner War or !S8!>-IU02.
He was president of the provisional
government after the war against '<
Britain in ISol, and in J8S.1 was elected preside_v_ of the Transvaal -Republic. He held that ollice as long as
the,republic stood.
The Prince paid hii tribute to the
empire's former enemy   without   any
.    Women are going to have more to | previous  announcement or  ceremony.
sun.!do with  this year's Wembley  exhibi. _ He'   wW   accompanied    by'only 1v.o
the upper stories.
While *the excavation this season
has beeu limited chic.ly to ihe upper layers of the mound .which m-irks
thesite, audio thov_Roman period, a
large temple of limestone was completely excavaled. It clearly belongs
to the Ptolemaic period, and may
have beeu dedicated to Serapis.
Champion  Miniature  Writer
Many
Man , At Cowichan Bay Gets
- Words In Small Space
Living quietly at Cowichan Bay, on
It ir, ime thai we may j Vancouver Island, is John Spears, said
say that, man has ape-like character- j (0 be thc world's champion miniature
islics, bnt it is equally true, that the writer with pen and pencil. . He has
ape has_ man-like characteristics. [just'contributed au unique collection
which does not mean/ ranch,, unless j0f handwriting specimens to the liriL-
inlerprcted correctly. In fact, near-;i3h Empire Exhibition at Wembley.
ly all thc living organisms have points! Spears has written 12,12;. words on
of   common   likeness.     The    oldest'
the summer, if her engagements per-
! mlL _ -    '
j Under the pre.-iidi.ncj of'' (lie
i Duchess ot York aud thc vico-presi-
Idency of Princess .Marj, theJ women's
S6Ction-has organized many" tunc lions,
including   a   "National   Baby   V.Vek."
Tho   march    of   women into spheres
hitherto  exclusively  held  by  men is; speech,, expressed  ihe  hope ol   somc
indicated   hy the intention to hold a' day  being able to visit South Africa
conference of women engineers.    _      \ again.     "Gentlemen," re declared, "it I
The  majority  of  women,  however. | is uo polite platitude when   I   say   I
will be engaged principally in the food j will 'do my best to come back."   -       '
section, giving hints on household af
niiraltj', h> was held up by one of
these young women, who gravely presented him vvith �� white feathti-,
which'she deftly thrust into his coat
lapel, and exhorted him to turn into
the adjoining recruiting oflice at Scotland Yard without delay- Thus
equipped us a poltroon, the hero ol the
biggest naval ���_ ictory since Trafalgar
marched down Whitehall to talk over
Iho details of the affair with, his colleague's ol" the admiralty.���Argonaut.
The Village Blacksmith
members of his staff.
.The climax to the Prince's visit  lo
tho Traniva.il came    when    Pretoria
was superbly illumihated and a nyni-   Effort Bei"3 Madc '? Britain 7? Pre"
bolical procrfjtanVfis held in his lion-        vent p^sl"9 ��< T*1^ Picturesque
or.      He was entertained at a dinner j , *    F'9lIr0 -    -
I    Strenuous efforts are being "mado in
"agricultural -districts "of England to
save the picturesque old-fashioned vil-
given by the administrator to 2o0 representative', fiom different    part.j   of
the Tiansvaal.
The    Prince,   in'   tho    course of a
fairs, the yjlectloa of fruits and food.
and deniousiiuiiiig the latest household labor saving appliances.
Religious Tolerance In Germany
. President     Von    Hindenburg    has
promised to^ foster the spirii   of religious tolerance in Germany, and cou-
South  Africa's  Affectionate Titles; selentlously to reaped and protect all
creeds.      JIi3  declaration  was made]
after ht- had received representatives
Created some Surprise When Deputa-
lage blacksmith from passing into oblivion. The smith of England today
is not "tolling and rejoicing" to draw
undue attention to himself, but is "sorrowing" a great deal more than in the
days when Longfellow idealized him���
all because of the advent of the automobile and the motor tractor.
In their desire to "save" the village blacksmith '- the Hertfordshire
county council members announced
recently particulars of a plan designed to keep alive the decaying industry
(Which  has  been  so .hard  hit by  the
It Usually Disappears When the
. Blood is Made Rich and Red
.Thin blood is one of .tho most common causes of stomach trouble. It
affects the digestion very quickly. The
glands that furnish the digestive
fluids are diminished in their activity,
the stomacn muscles are weakened
and there is a loss of nerve force. In
this state of health nothing will more
quickly rest ire the appetite, digestion
aud normal nutrition than good, rich,
red blood.
Dr. Williams' Pinlc Pills act directly
on tho blood, making it rich and red,
and this enriched blood strengthens
weak nerves, stimulates tired muscles and awakens to normal activit.*
the glands that supply the digestive
fluids. This-is shown bjr an improved appetite, and soon the effect ol
these blood enriching pills Is u.irteni
throughout the whole sj'stem. Vou
find that what j-ou eat does no? distress you, and that j'ou aro vigorous
instead of irrilablo and listless. If
your appetite is fickle, if you have any
of the distressing pains and syiwpioms
of indigestion, j'ott should at once take
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and profit by
the better condition in which thev- will
put your blood.
These pill." are sold bjr all dealers in
medicine, or j*ou can gH them by mail
at 50 cents a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville. Ont
War and the Auto
la 192-i, 19,000 human being? were
killed and -430,000 were Injured bv the
automobile in these United State*
. . . This casualty toll of <16!>,000
Americans levied by tho automobile in
tho year" 1924 Is numerically GO per
cent, greate" than was the total casually toll for the American armies and
navies in the nineteen months while
the United States was at war wiih
Germany.���Louisville   Courier-Journal.
Time has Tested It.���Dr. Thomas'
Eclectric Oil has been on the market
upwards of fifty years " and in that
time it. has proved-a-bh-asing to thou-���
sands. It Is in high favor throughout Canada and its excellence has c_,ir-
[ried its fame beyond the seas. If it
were double) the price it would be a
cheap liniment.
Somc-of the horses of the mounted
police in London are valued at ?2,000.
more than the selling price of many
race horses
itho back of an ordinary postcard with ' fu, CIjjj|
The- affectionate title, "The Beauti-; allinucc, composed of German Kvan-
by which some of the nu-, gellc-al. Catholic and   Jewish   delega-
skelcUm record's of man go hack about; an ordinary iwn -mrf  __ak_>ri  oviwiiriir i . "
,nn orainni.   pui ami naucd _j.sii.__r. j rlvi. cl|itffs Qi Sou(h A!..}ca havo x(..,,UmH who caI]wJ so C0llBratmaftf hhn
r.00,000- years, bin we know that man-This Is cnuiwilont to about two whole. I ^^ "^
was relatively high ln intelligence two I !jageft m- a  mmrspapW.      Thc-entire I
millions years before this time.     Wo Isabel he wrou. in a Hiaco w^k-h i "n a"Uo,B* ^^ ^ a*�� *hm ^M���*
, can  he covered from  view with
have found excellent, stone tools laa
hioned that long .ago. and with vrtilr'n! hoad of a five-cent pijee.
men  worked.      The ape. as yet, liasjpfijrpr   was. vrltlt-n   on
not brain power to make    oveu    the
most crude iaiidcmcius for his  own
use."
tin
The Lord's
.   .     , i modern orginization of the big nianu-
tl9n  Called   On  Queen  Victoria      U,f_ the    intor-iienoiiilnatloinil. church ! fact,���pr^a,u, th(..ir ap!ntfl vho HJUj,pIy
standardized parts of farm implements
and machinery on linos of mass lorma-
tlon. The ministry .of agriculture too
has become interested in the scheme
,to prevent the passing of the blacksmith "and nas agreed to co-operate in
the movement.
the Prince of WaU<s, recalls '-n
pon  his assumption  of lhe  CJennan
�� deputation of Swur.i-: wai received j
' i by Queon Victoria at Windsor.     The ���    who and experienced mother', know
spokesman opened with a declaration' when their children are troubled with
i spac.' no  that  thov ,hftd bl.mis),t lh(.lr ba!>H to  worms and lose no time iu applying
greater than the diamet.T of a com-!,,_c ,.,-��_.,." m.,..,.,, -n,.u   ..___.?   -MH'ers Worm Powders, a most eftec-
' Advice tO'Teacher~
"Tommj,  your aritlnuciic  paper  Is
very poor.     I t.hall liavs- to write to
jour father."
"Gfv..   him-'fits   teacher.      lie   did
that" pa per."
I the great Qtiwen Mother, and appealed   "., ., ,    .        ,
mon lead pencil, done in both pen and   ., _,"     .       -    ,,     .X      X ��, .   ���tho "^"'tuge.      U is    absolute    ln
pencil      He In j also wr n n i h n      �� JH>r l�� ^ Um l�� hcr bl>"al,U lM*  ricarlB'! lh�� ^"slrai ot woftn�� ��">���� ���
pencil.      nt na.j also viltien a book . belnB tPnaslaled> Her Majestj  looked  storing those healthy conditions with-
of 90 pag��s containing nearly 10,000
words, each sheet of~whlch could be
covered by a postage stamp.
about   in   some   surprise,
"But  where is  the child?
ind   asked,  out   which  ��here   can  be no  comfort
I cinnot'l01 tll(> clliJt{' or ^opc.of robust growth.
. .    ,.       ,���    .    ,          ny'         .It is a mos_ trustworthy worm e.xter-
I P*>t;   "lni-         Hu  is  here,  O  Queen;   minaior
j      I  must   have  marvellous  eyesight; our ba1)e 5s hpro;, repltwl U(0 frJ->k(?s. "   "	
i ana a steady hand," said Spears in'at-
tt-mpting to explain hU talent.
due  to the supply  of bride's bis-
i cults corning in June-
F
EET ACHE?
Rub them w-��H with Minard's
and jtnow what real foot comfort  means.
matt, and indicated a stalwart  young t    Pig iron prices are off a dollar, may
Most; cb}(.f 01- af ]east j,ix fu,.| i b.
of his work was done some years ago, \
j but 'he re'ains much qf his rraftnian-1
ship   even   nos-,   although   he  cannot '
! even read s.o._.�� of th^ thing* he -wrote
I in his j-ouih. 1    -
. Spears   was   born
W-   K.. li.   iZ-Ti
A Judicial Contrast
The   London   Advertiser   publishes
i the f.ict of tjvo.   Ontario   cases    and
.makes no comment, because cqinniVnr
is needless. A-former Hamilton'police
came to this country Irt years ago and  omV.Vgos two years ior sivaling two
j hams.' while near London a motorist
who ma do.vn and killed a
-Devastating Canada
Cutting down trees and making
them into logs to be rushed out,of
the' country to pulp and paper mills
in the 1'n.teil States, wlrore highly
paid labor is employed in turning
(hem into paper, wiil never enrich
I Canada. On the contrary, it will devastate her resources of raw material
and keep her people poor.���Toronio
Mail, and Empire.
in England, but
<i\ years ago ;
has spent most of his days farmin-
It's a. wonder money doesn't blush f
when made lu talk the way it "does bj
some peoph;.
1   Natives     In     Conge     Superstitious
Tht- natives in the Congo region are
Frenchman.���"Yet do ze KngU>��sh
mean b> ze 'broken Knglei-sii?' "
Dutchman���-I>ey are de Engleesh
who have bankrupt gone."
and then speedt'd away got
������St  C;_iha.rin.'__ Standard.
small boj
-iv nionrh-..
Kul    for    (h*
ample? many a man'.-, u*t*fulnes
never be p'-operlv Ii .ted.
firm, believers in demons, and witches,
need of homblo.ox-' ThC mlvitU'r ��r I,r-��P5y annually put to
Wf didn't know a couple were mai-
i ried until we saw them yawning.
PAINS IN BAGK
AND SIDES
Ended  by Taking Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound   .
Fusilier, Sash.���"For two or three
days every so often I would have 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, bufc
was worse after I was married. 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 about Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and
told me lo try it. I took her advice and
have been thankful for it ever since.
After talcing .the medicine for three
months I can say it has helped me a lot
and I am doing tine. I am glad to recommend the Vegetable Compound to
others and you may publish my testimonial."���Mrs. Helen' BALANbFF.Fusi-
would
Thc man who holds his head too
high oierlooks a lot of life's good
things.,   ���������      ...       -- ���.:���:- ..���*   ���:
The cynical bachelor observes (hat
man? a fellow -who tells a sir! sfee i.
as sif>_��t as -iis.ar only ��<-U stung
j Minard's  Liiirnent for Sore "Feet
EYES
miUTATED  SV
��UN,WIND,BU516.CINBERS.
tMNJ-XO-O) &S016 3V'3M'6��i��S 6.0MIC1ASS
a --.�� .-.-_ _r< -:_-.&,* _&w- H��S-j>l ca -A(cj^A7J_A
death owins: to this horiiblo supersti- i !icr��� Saskatchewan
j tion is unknown, for i)v witch-doctors ���    Often some slight trouble wiil cause a
fpursue their dreadful trade jn secret,   general upset of  the system.     Such
"' but it i. believed to l*. verv huge, for' fy^Pt^sasnervousne^painfultimes.
.      ...    i    ���   ������   -  -      '��� irregularity, backache  and  headache
no mercy is shown to anyon.- com let- j indicate some form of female weakness,
ed of witchcnifr.       - 1    TVomen so bothered should give Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound a
*\c.-pt. t"3'-   Tbis dependable  medicine   has
- ' fielped thousands of women and it is
- . .: reasonable to expect that, it will help
...          ~T~x ���������-T, " ��� X.X ."''  : you.   Try it today. Your druggfet seis
Minard's Liniment for Rheumatism:'" -th!a medicint-. .:-._.-Xi .   C.
T!u-rr's no place lilt*1 Iiom
sometimes, a inad  house. THE LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, JULY 2, 1925
%y
THE -LEDGE
W. A. SMITH
Lessee
Dry Squad Busy
la J.2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
$2.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
thc United States $-.50, always in advance,
On Tuesday evening Provincial
"Police officers and Liquor Coutrol
Board men raided a number of
hotels and public places in the e?.st
end of the riding and found considerable beer and some liquor.
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 oue claim ap.
pears it> notice, $5.00 (or each additional claim.)
All other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
measurement.
Transcient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals ,i2_^c. a line each insertion.
"Empty Hands"
GREENWOOD & DISTRICT HOSPITAL
TENDERS are called for the addition to the above Hospital, specifications
and plans can be seen at Charles King's
office. Tenders are to be submitted not
later than July Sth, 1925, the lowest or
any tender not necessarily accepted.
CHARLES KING,
Sec -Treas.
Notice to Creditors and Debtors
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
"Empty Hands", a Paramount
picturizafcion of the novel and.
magazine eerial of the same name
by Arthur Stringer, will be the
feature afe the Greenwood Theatre
on Saturday, July 4th.
Jack Holt is featured in the
principal role of "Empty Hand3,"
which is a story of two highly
civilized persons, a man ancl a
woman, who are thrown back on
their own unaided resources as
human beingB. They have to tackle
the problem of keeping alive,
empty handed. Lost together in a
wilderness, without, food or shelter
or means of livelihood, depending
only on their own native resource?,
they fight out a battle for existence
that in the end. not only bring?
the necessities of life, but a great
love.
This story furnishes audiences
with fehe n'th degree of excitement,
and is filled with dramatic contrasts and conflicts. '
TAKE NOTICE that llie Rock Crook
Co-Oi.er.itive Association formerly carr viiiff on
business at Rock Creek, B.C., requires all person!, who are indehtcd to il to pay llicii-accounts
10 Us Secretary, Mrs. A. D. McLennan, of Kuel.
Creel.-, on or before tlie J5tli clay of July, A. I).,
1925, as it is winding up its business and it also
requests tliat the creditors of the Rock- Creek- Cooperative Association and all others who have
claims against it, to send by post addressed to
the said Mrs. A.D. McLennan, Rock Creek-, U.C.,
their Christian aiul .surnames, addresses and
descriptions and full particulars of their claims
011 or before the said H1I1 July, 1925, so that
same may be paid.
DATED this 29th day of June, A. D., 1925.
CJIAS. F. 14. PINCOTT,
Grand Forks, Jl.C.,
Solicitor for llie
Rock Creek Co-Operative Association.
r
The Musical  Mystic
Jack. Williams
Canadian   Entertainer
In Music, Magic,  Mirth.  Conjurlnsr.
Card. Coin and Ball Tricks
.Selections on  Piano, Violin,   Mandolin,
Guitar, Cello,  Harp and I'lioiie-Fiddle.
Songs���Sentimental,    Ragtime,   Comic.
Mailing Letters on Trains
Travellers on trains who wish to
post;   letters   should   do so by depositing    tbfina.   in    letter   boxes
located  afe railway stations.    If a
mail car is attached  to  the train,
the letters can be dropped into the
.receiver of the mail.car, or handed
to the railway mail clerk when it is
possible tb do so^ while the train is
at a station.  7,  : W 7
���"������Letters handed  to railway  em-
_ ployee3.for posting, are  subject to
' -delay; "due to-.the fact that it is not
���-..'���always', possible'-'for :railway   em-
"'plpyees-'tb .tran'sfer ."these letters to
"���life-rail way:mail.ear until the train
Vila's passed the.'office,of destination.
..Letters-'handed  "to; "railway   em-
'- " ploy'ee's do-riot _7bec6me post letters
until they .'firs'actually  placed in a
;.' letter box or. handed to a post office*
.'.���employee;'    and.--until    tbey   are
.,- actually.-'posted,7 no" responsibility
;   rests-with the Postal Service in the
'event, .of -their- being  lost or mis-
:    treated.";,'"-- W;
Warning About Explosive.s
..Warning   against, abandonment
_.__.0-_e:__piosives.__a8-b"een-i8sued in the
-annual   report 'of"; the   explosives
.' .division of the Federal department
..7 of .mines';' "In brie case in British
Columbia   2.500.   pounds    of  ex-
. . plosives in a deteriorated and very
""".'dangerous condition   were located
and destroyed by Lieut.-;Col. F. E.
Leach, inspector/and a member of
thefR.C.M.P.    A   second  case of
;this kind was found on Vancouver
���' ' Island.'  ������, .- ;������:-.-������
-.  In. two other cases dealt with by
the department. during   the  paBfe
. year, explosives had been stored in
. a mine magazine and left   there
./when   the   mine -abandoned   ten
7   years, previously.   '.. One   of these
was at .a point.."near BanfL    The
explosives involved  amounted   to
���--, .17,500.   pounds    which,   enquiry
; .' showed,  the-owners f had set aside
_ "because of -its extreme   sensitive-
'." nesa..   -'*  --,...
Court News
The following cases were tried
before. P./.H.' -McCnrracb, 8.M., on
the dates mention eel:
On Monday, June 22nd, C. D.
ColJen was fined 85 act costs for an
infraction ofVthe Trades Licence
Act. -He paid' the ifine and costs
and took put a license.
On Saturday, Jane 27, Ch&��.
'Thomas was fined $5 and costs and
the cost of a trades license for an
infraction of the-Trades License
Act;.   He paid the fine.     -
On Tuesday, June 30th, Tom
Bobbins was charged with creating
a disturbance in the .Wesibridge
Hotel. He pleaded guilty and
was fined 615 aad costs or two
mbnthg in jail. ��� He paid fehe flno
and coats and was bound over to
keep the peace for six months.
The Ledge for Job Printing
Advertise in The Ledge
W. J. Uren, Assistant General
Superintendent, Quebec District,
Canadian Pacifie B*ilway, recently
presented thirty employees of tha
system with certificates of First
Aid,..covering first to fourth year
work. Mr. Uren said about thirty
per cent, of Canadian Pacific Railway employees had passed examinations in First Aid and he was gratified to think that no accident could
occur on the system without the high
probability of there being some person on the spot who could afford expert'First Aid. 7 '
Monster Tuna Taken in Canadian
s a writer of stirring tales of the
^ Border .and    the   mid-western
states in the early days, Zane Grey
has made an enviable record for himself, but new along he comes with
another���a ' fish   story���and   better
still, presents tlio proof in photograph,
���so that his yarn does not take on
.he & imblanee of a dream or a good
'.it of story-telling.
Tuna,, weighing nearly half a ton,
ire the reward of ambitious anglers
who  fish in   Nova  Sco.iftn   waters,
particularly  in   St.   Anu'a   Bay,  off
Capa Drr-lon.   Throe mammoth tuna
have bepn taken from this locality,
uach holding the  world's record in
���.urn.     Captain Li-urEe D. Mitchell's'
riO pound'tuna held a record for a
iUimlvr   of   yca^,  till  along  came
T. K. L. Ho", of Montreal, welt known
.s, 'Zr. o7.'i."r of ra^n.; horses, director
- F '~hn Canadian Pacific Railway and
'us s:-i!l r.3 a fislir-rman.   He landed a
una  aft'--?  a  3 M-hours'  fi<rht, tint"
1^���'���"_*ire .131 r. .'nd 2 in. in length, and
< fi.X'X'xX��� --, 'V.<11 ��� '>p"d tho- Fca.C'S at
, IIIX;. thu.. vi-.; 'urt the 'honour of
;���'���'- tuna ^ �����__,.'_.��   fiom, C-'ptain
_ ' y>  . ; y __..,.__,
I'X  ;���<.'���   '.r<~;npd   secure,   vhon
'i-)cy-.i ���������j.--. ..  ]^2t. came Zane-
yyj .��!-]  W  ._ M->-^ IL  C.  Grey.
-';'',_ .-, r   ���   ���'*'���' 1 --p....They i':.���d a
.-.va "  Si-./...... ' J'XX   schooiiT,     a
- '��� ���. 1 r, 'i 1' V- c~"*t- '--'. 'ir-ably adapted
._ u. ���>-' t'. ...s ^...1 r.cauj. ; Tii&y get
[idway
Friday, Jiily 3rd
Commence at 8:15 am.
Alults 75c. Children und;r 12, 25c.
Free Dance after show for ticket holders
Greenwood Garage
FRANK L. PETERSON, Prop.
Kinney Bldg., Main St.
Experienced Mechanic
employed to attend to all car troubles
Gas, Oil. Cup Grease, Floor Dressing,
harness Oil, Candles
WANTED
Eight weeks old Berkshire boar
Joic CHRISTIAN,
Westbridge, B.C.
Job Printing at The Ledge
Agent for Imperial Oil Company.
o       . -
Draying.   _     Cars for Mire.
SEND YOUR
BOOTS  and  SHOES
To
GEO. ARMSON, Grand Forks,
The 20th Century Shoe Recairer
AU work and material  guaranteed.   We
pay postage one way.   Terms Cash.
ight of Words
When you talk over the long-distance
telephone Hues your words,-translated
into electrical impulses, fly along at a
tremendous speed. This rapid t?aiisn_is-
sion of the natural voice is making
tbe longdistance service increasingly
popular.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY.
a-g_g-_saa__-_��a^^_B_s_^^
wui^a^wji-g_B--a-g-
CANADIAN
SWPACIFIC
er Excursion Fares
TO EASTERN DESTINATIONS
ON  SALE   DAILY. MAY 22 TO SEPT. 15-RETURN LIMIT Oct. 31
Winnipeg	
Toronto	
Mauiilion........
London	
Quebec	
St. John	
Rt, Paul	
MinneaDolis ...
Duluth   	
72 OO
"3-75
"3-75
"3-75
141.80
Fort William
Niagara Falls
-  Ottawa	
Montreal	
147.90
72.00 - .
72.00
72.00
Halifax	
Chicago	
New York......
Boston	
.$ 86.30
. 120.62
.. 127.95
. 132.75
. 1:47.90
,. 153,45
.. 86.00
. 147.40"
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MANY   ADDITIONAL   DESTINATIONS
ASK FOR RATES FROM AND TO ANY POINT-
Route via Tort Arthur or via Soo Line, through Winnipeg or Portal to
St. Piuil, thence via Chicago or Sault Ste, Marie, via Great Lakes; or via
California at additional fare; or good to go via one ofthe above routes,
letuni another.
J. S. CARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson
See Local Agent or Write for Details
DR.   A.  FRANCIS
Physician andSursreon
Residence Phone 69
Greenwood
DR. A. J. DORMAN
DENTIST
Office: McCutcheon Residence
Greenwood
SYNOPSIS OF V H
LANDACTAMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS '
, Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 yeara ot age;
and hy aliens-on declaring intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
and improvement for agricultural
purposes.
Full information concerning regu- .
lations regarding pre-emptions Is
given in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies ot
which can be obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to'any Government Agent.       V "
Records will be granted covering
only land, suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is not timber-'
land, i.e., carrying4 over 8,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Rang*
and 5,000 feet per acre eaat of that
Kiingc.
Applications for pre-emptions ara
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of tho Land Recording Division, in which the land applied for
is situated, and are mado on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from tha Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and improvements made
to value of $10 per acre. Including
clearing and cultivating at least five
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
received.
For more detailed information see
tho Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
pi-ice for first-class (arable) land la
S5 per acre, and second-class (gracing) land 52.50 per acre. Further In- ~
formation regarding purchase or leaao
of Crown lands is given in Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease *����� Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or industrial sites oa
-timber land, not exceeding 40 acrea,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions      including      payment      ot
stum page. !
^OMESITE LEASES
, Unsurveycd areas, not exceeding 8#
acre1., may bo leased aa homasltaa,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected in the first year, title being
obtainablo after residence and lm-'
pi'ovoment conditions are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed. ,
LEASES !  .
__F?r_grazlng   and_ industrial   pux-_
poses areas" hot exceeding 840 acrea
may be leased by one peraon or a
company. _. ,___
GRAZING
Under the Grazing Act the Province is divided into grazing dlstriota .
��� and tha range administered under a
Grassing Commissioner. Annual i
grazing permits are issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners.^ Stock-ownera
may   form   associations   for   range
'management. Free, or partly free,'
lM-rmits aro available for settlers,
campers  and  travellers,  up 'to    ten
head.
-   ��� ~    - J
three tuna, weighing respectively:
638,' 684, and then as a climax, the
biggest tuna ever landed, weighing
758 pounds. Had they gone in for
anything larger, it would have required a C. P. R. freight car to haul
it to the cannery al St. Andrews. The
time taken to land the "first was 6'
hours ;md 10 minutes, for the second,
38 min. which was ca?ight by R. C.
Grey, and 3 hours and 10 min. were
sper.t to conquer the record breaker
with which Zane Grey is said to have
wrested the palm from the C.P.R.
director and won the title of champion
tuna fisherman.
Other big fish of various species
taken" in various Canadian waters,
include a record pike caught in Big
Lac Nominingue in the Laurentians
of Quebec, weighing 58 lbs.: a 38 3<j
lb. muskeliunge caupht in 1924 in
French River, Ontario, by Samuel
WV Franklin of. New Yoik City; th��
world's record speckled trout, wei.;K- '
ing'14J-5 lbs-, taken from-Nipigon
River by Dr. J. W. Cook of Fort
William; and a great Northern pike,
4 ft. long with a weight of 2] lbs.
which gave Harold SwoesW of Nov
York a -45. minute fight on th?
NipiscfE; ' '
Canada's infinitude of rivers and
lakes are filled with a vast wealth of
fish, many ef them of record rn-zyy.-z-
ments and weight. The foregoing are
sportsmen's records.
IT/SH  OOLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO END OF DECEMBER, 1924
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, 877,382,953; Lod�� Gold.
��118,473,190; ��jlver, $68,824,579; Lead, $70,648,578; Copper, 8J87,489,378; Zin w-
S32,171,497; Miscellaneous Minerals, 81,43i,349; Coal and Coke, $260,880*048;
Building Stone, Brick, Cement, etc., $42,225,814; making ifea Mineral Production
to the end of 1924, show an
Aggregate Valne of $859,427,386
Production fortheYear Ending December, 1924, $48,704,604
The Mining Laws of febis. Province are more liberal, and  th�� fees lower, than those of any other
Province in the Dominion, or any colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal lees. - "
Absolute Titles are obtained  by developing sach properties, the security of which its guaranteed
by Crown Grants. ��� "
Fall information together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing���
THE HON, THE MINISTER OF MIKES
V&CT0MA, British Columbia.
3T.B.
Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been
''done aTe described in some one of the Annoftl Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those
considering mining investments shonid refer to snch reports. They are available without
charge on application to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B.C. Eeporfe. of the Geological
Survey of Canada, Pacific Bailding? Vancouver, are recommended as valuable aourcM ot
information.        V
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