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VAUDEVILLE EINTERJAIINMEINT
Auspices Ladies hospital Auxiliary
GREENWOOD THEATRE, FRIDAY, APRIL 3
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Songs and Choruses wj���tli Local Hits
Polk Dances and Drills -   -
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The Oldest Mining Camp Newspaper In British Columbia
VAUDEVILLE ENTERTAINMENT
GREENWOOD THEATRE, FRIDAY. APRIL 3
Miss Lillie Pickthall, leading contralto of the
Kootenays; will render selections
Dance after Entertainment -
Vol.   XXXI
GREENWOOD, B.C., THURSDAY, MARCHV.19, 1925.
No. 34
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Just arrived
McClary's Graniteware
Double Boilers, Stew Pots, Pots, Roasters, &c.
An assortment of Bonnie Blue Ware
Galvanized Tubs, Boilers and Pails'
Copper Boilers and Copper Bottom Boilers
Great West Saddlery Co.'s trunks, valises and hand bags
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T. .M. GULLEY & CO.
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For The   LENTEN   Season
Canned Salmon, Pilchards, Lobster, Sardines,
Clams and Oysters... v_
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Smoked Sable Fish, Finnan Haddie,
Cod Fish, Salt Herring
Fresh Salmon and Halibut
Every Thursday
For Quality and Value Order From Phone 46
GREENWOOD dGROCERY
For> Anything in the , ~~
Drug  or  Stationery   Line .
' Call or mail your orders to
GOODEVE'S DRUG STORE
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Kodaks,   Films,   Albums.    Victrolas,   Records,  Etc..
AROUND HOME
FIRE! FIRE!
FIRE!
Winter time is most
Dangerous for Fires
A small premium .will give you
Protection, on your Housed
and Furniture
CHARLES   KING
Real Estate and Insurance
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Smoked Fish of all kinds in stock
Fresh Pork Sausage Every Tuesday Morning
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Pressing,
Repairing
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Beef, Veal/ Pork*   Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc.
.  A trial will convince you
Oj��r
New Spring Millinery
is on
DISPLAY
Latest' Styles and Colors     /-
Call and inspect our goods
Store hours
io fo 12 a m.,  a to 5 p.m.
Mrs. Ellen Trounson, Prop.
PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH
Minister in charge
Rev. W. R. Walkinshaw. B. A.
X Greenwood
Sunday, March 22nd.   -
Midway 11 a.m.
Greenwood 7.30 cm.
For
Ladies Spring Hats
Of the
Right style, quality and price
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���MRS, EAMER'S;
V  Grand Forks
.. .,7. (Opposite Post: Office)      "
PURE BRED A1RDALE PUPS   V
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'=-. Male $io.oo_ ffemale $5.'.. Apply'to
Mrs. P. McLaughun,' p. O. Box -463,'
Greenwood.-   / ' ':.' "-:..'    '_���-'   '���'-.. :
JOHN MEYER
Proprietor"
for your ^SPRING SUIT" try
A. Biggin,   Midway, B;C. -
Ladles and Gents High Class Tailor
���A smart suit Trom Best English Cloth from $30.00 up
We also sii! Tailors thread:., finings, canva* and eiotti-
[���.'���'��� ���: Midway; Warbles x\
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;.-Mre. Komstead/ of Ferry,. Wash;,
is now handling the. '.'iyoriea*'- in
the Bush Orchestra since the departure of Mrs.7Bfiap]etoh.v
7 A. big crowd went feo Greenwood
laat.".Friday.*.evening to attend the
party.given by the'Liberal Ladiea
Club in. the Greenwood Theatre- .-..
; Frank Chartrand has. completed
hia, logging contract afe the McArthur sawmill," and has. gone ap
the Main .River to do some work
on tha Mesker ranch..
Dave -Mills, of Ferry, fWaeh, an
old-timer of the district waa moved
to the Greenwood - and /.District
Hospital onTuesday night, having
taken ill during the;fweek_ -       V
Bill. Akers' was taken ill on Monday andwas.mpved to the Greenwood and District f Hospital, cin
Tuesday- mofning:- If. is reported
that he had a slight stroke.
Inspector _W7 R. Duo woody of
the Provincial Police, inspected the
local police detachment ladfe Friday.
He was accompanied by Provincial
Constable Xillam, of Grand Forks.
Jimmie Moran entertained the
local '?Irisli" on tbe night of'tbe
17th (St. Patrick's Day). Irish
stew was ths priacipal dish. Someone eaid Jimmie was an expert at
making Irish stew.
Hugh McKee Dies x
From Injuries
Dr. H. E. Griffin, of Trail,
was iu town on Monday.
Mrs. Jack Ryan, of Nelson, is
the guest of Mrs. A. Sater.    l
'Thos. Jenkin, of Trail, spent a
few days in town this week.
E. S. Reynolds, of Grand Forks,
was a visitor in town on Tuesday.
Service will be held in St.
Jude's Church next' Sunday , at
7.30 p,m.
Mrs. J. W. Clark and son left
on Wednesday via Spokane for
Vancouver.
A. C. Mesker, of Spokane, was
renewing acquaintances in town'
on Monday.
Regular meeting- of the K. of
P's will be held next Wednesday,
March 25th.
. Mrs. Chas. King left for Vancouver on Tuesday morning for a
month's holiday. '���������'���
Dan. R. Docksteader^has succeeded A. E_ Savage as chief of
polic^of Grand Forks.       -
Mrs.   A. N.   Mowat   left  this
week on a two   months visit  to
Vancouver and Victoria.
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Mrs. Thos. Moore left on Monday for Nelson where she will
visit Mrs. H. C. Nichols.
Mrs. Walter]Murray, of Trail,
is .the guest of Mr. aud Mrs. H.
Murray at their ranch up Boundary creek.
Chas. Davis, of Reno, Neva'da,
who has been visiting his sister,
Mrs. T. M. Gulley, left for his
home on Tuesday mornfngT
_T. R. Wilson, representing the
Giant Powder Co., aud Harry
Johnson, of the Canadian Explosives, were in town last night.
C. T. Fenner will be away for
a number of days having been
called to Summerland through
the serious illness of his father.
Mr. and Mrs. S."'G. Mills, of
Nelson, were in town on Wednesday to visit Mr. Mills' father who
is in the Greenwood District hospital.
Victoria Hockey team defeated
Calgary by 2 to nil .on Wednesday
evening and earned the honor of
playir.g theCanadiens, champions
of the east.
E. W. Thomas, M.M., who had
been relieving manager of the
Bank of, Commerce during Mr.
Muir's^bseace, -left-last���Thursday for Nelson. ..   -V-7.   ;. - WV
Mr^and.Mrs.. W..A."Hanrahan
have' returned, to Rock Creek,
after spending the winter in.Van-
cbuver. : ...Mrs... Hanrahan ; has
fully recovered from her7 bpera-f
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.'I'vesuch a pain here!" Very
well,. then; _a_. good" laugh will
surely relieve it. Go. to the
Vaudeville: Entertainment in. the
Greenwood .'Theatre fori Friday,
April.3rd. 7.7-7 '     ' W- ,; Xy -.;;���������
The.sad news was received/ in
Greenwood on. Saturday of the
death, in Trail; of . Mrs.; Dock-.
steader, mother . of John Dock-,
steader, after a; few weeks illness.
Burial : took 7 pi ace ih Trail on
Monday. The sympathy o.f all
goes but to the bereaved, family.
, * The drivers' licences have.now
arrived at the. Government office.
Applications can. be 'made to the
Government Ageut,7 Greenwood,
or to Constable Stewart, Midway.
All drivers of motor vehicles
must provide themselves ..with, a
drivers licence���-the/ cost is $1,'
THe driver must have his licence,
in Ms possession when driving. -:.
On Saturday 14th,.Harry Clark
appeared before Stipendary Mag-
P.-'H7/McCurrach charged with
stabbing- Walter Clark with a
pitchfork. He was'*- found guil ty
and fined $50 and. costs or two
months in Nelsoti gaol with hard
labor. Notice of appeal was
given by Mr. Pincott. On the
same date Walter Clark was
charged with assaulting Harry
Clark. He pleaded" guilty and
was fined $10 and costs or one
mo>nth in Nelson goal with-hard
labor. Walter Clark paid the
fine. A. F- Crowe appeared for
Walter Clark and G; P*. R. Pin-
cott for Harry Clark,
Sad indeed are the circumstaur
ces surrounding - the death "of
Hugh McKee who expired in the
Greenwood and District Hospital
at 1.20 Thursday, .March 19th.
While pulling down aa old barn
near his home on March 4th the
building fell on him and he
sustained fatal injuries. In spite
of all that medical, skill and aid
could do he never rallied to full
consciousness, and passed away
on the above date.. His devoted
family were constantly at his bedside.     * .x��.    .��
He was one of the real pioneers
of the province. Bom in Ireland
62. years ago, migrating to
Ontario'and coming to B. C. 42
years ag'q, first to the Cariboo
then to the Okanagan and Similkameen and finally settling' in
Greenwoo.d in 1895. He owned a
ranch on the No. 7 road and. formerly ran a livery stable. At the
time of his death he was in the
wood and coal business. He took
an active-part in the affairs of
the community and at one time
was a member of the City Council,
He was married in Greenwood to
Miss Rose Carroll in June, 1897.
-The deceased leaves to mourn
him besides his loving wife, one
son, Daniel Carroll, of Chilliwack and onedaughter, Josephine
of Qualicum Beach; also three
brothers and two sisfers -in Ireland.
The late Mr. McKee wascwfell
liked and everybody admired his
straightforward dealings. Honorable in business, a loving husband aud father and a good
���friend to all, his death leaves a
vacancy impossible to 'fill. To
the bereaved wife and children
tl^e sympathy of the entire community is extended..
The funeral service will be
held in the Presbyterian Church
on' Saturday, March 21st at 2
p m.,_ Rev._\W. R. . Walkinshaw
offiiciaiing.
Farmers Convention Report
The United Farm Women and
Men held a joint meeting at Rock
Creek lasfe Saturday, to hear the
report of E. F. Keir, who was appointed delegate this year to the
Convention, held recently at Revelstoke. There waa a large attendance, including four of the Midway
Local. Mr. Brace took the chair,
and called on Mr. Keir to give^ap
account of his stewardship.
Mr, Keir opened hie remarks
by informing those present of the
fine reception given fehe delegates
by the"City_of ~Revel8toke77and Tof
the ski-ing and iee? games held in
their honour,7 ,of ' theVbanquets
given by the Board of Trade and
the"X Farmers . Local.V,. He*.then
touched on the- resolutions,passed
during theseesione, :��� viz, revaluing
the ���-. Soldier Settlement . farms,,
cheaper freight,, rates, the.,.Oriental,
question etc. -A-. new flight was
shed on the Oriental question by
the. speaker who.; declared that
many parentsfare now,bringing'up.
their children,;f not to work;: that
parents are doing* chores- that, the
children: should . do, . in .order to
give, the children ':.-&' better education, which -eventually, leads them
tof despise .- manual, labor. ' _As
manual labour ;has to-be done, the
Oriental is brought in to do it.
The speaker also gave eotne.accodnt
of.the steps being taken to amalgamate the various farmerassocia-
tioiis and attempts beiug made, to
have! one "central representing all
bf them. . A hearty vote of thanks
was accorded the speaker7for.his
interesting address. ' 7 "
7,-Thp farmers decided., to . hold a
sale.of work, sometime in the Fall;
date tb be decided later.   .  XX    y-'i
Proposed Farmers' Halt
;... Midway.
;A Fancy.'Dress and Masquerade
Dance <��� (music- supplied by Bush's
new four piece, orchestra) will,be
held at Rock Creek Co-Operative
Hail on Easter Monday, April
13th, 1925, commencing-at 8.30
p m=, for the J>e"nefit of the- New
"Farmers' Hall, Midway. Prizes
will be.awarded for best dressed
lady, best dressed gent, and
best comic. Tickets including
supper* adults $1 and children
50c. All welcome to the cat.ch;
of the season.
Kettle Valley Notes
Miss Winnie Whiting left on
Monday for Kelowna to visit Mrs.
G. Lee.
A Service will be held in the
Anglican Church on Sunday,
Maroh 22ud afe 11 a.m.
._���
The last visit this season of fehe
BaDff orchestra will be at fehe
Riverside Hall on Thursday, April
23rd.
The ladies of the Womens Institute, and United Farmers, are
contemplating equipping the four
schools of the neighborhood with
basket balls. So that interest in
this game might be stimulated in
this vicinity, would some enthusiasts of the game consider giying
an . exhibition match in or near
Kettle Valley.
A very successful Dance was
held at the Co-Op Hall ' on St.
Patrick's Day in aid of the Kettle
Valley-Rock Creek Football Club.
A.fter the expenses are paid fehe ,
proceeds will amount to just over
$30.00. Mrs. E. Richter and Mrs.
B. Gane desire to thank all thoBe
who helped in the kitchen, and
also the donors of cakes and other
commodities.
Libieral Ladies Club 7
Social Great Success
The social gathering given in
the Greenwood Theatre by the
Greenwood Liberal Ladies Club
last Friday eveningVas a most
enjoyable affair, it being somewhat out of the ordinary. Everybody seemed to be in* a nappy
frame of mind and consequently
thing went with a pep and the
socialibility was real. It is
estimated that there were over
200 present, the ladies, being in
the majority and people came
from Grand Forks, Boundary
Falls, Midway, Rock Creek and
Kettle Valley... Owing to the
large crowd, cards had to be
abandoned, the hall cleared and
dauoing "was'the- order of the
evening, interspersed with the
following programme, which was
enjoyed by everybody:
Solo by Mis? Silvia Price accompanied by
Miss Rente Skilton.
Song "The Girl That Men Forget"  by
-   Henry Bakke
Song     "The    Singer    was    Irish.", by
Mrs. H. Pannell
Highland Fling by Miss Helen Bakke.
Duet by Miss R. Lytle and Miss R. Axam.*
Song "Cal^ me back to your heart pal
of mine" by H. Botwright.
Five minute social talk by D. McPherson.
J. Shannon filled the chair in a
most pleasing mariner.
Something new in this district
..was:the-eliminationdance,-which-
caused a great dealof excitement
and _ merriment. Eventually,
however, N.-E.. Morrison and
Miss R. M.7. Lytle. won out amid
great applause.
The" music was supplied by
Mrs. W. A.: Ritchie at the piano;
Geo. Clerf with the drums and
Dr..A; Francis -and* H. Whiting
relieved one 7 another with the
violin.
ff At midnight refreshments and
ice-cream were served after which
community singing and dancing
cdntihued. until 2 a.m.,- when all
dispersed to. their hbmes feeling
that one of the most, enjoyable
and profitable evenings had been
spent.       l.
Vaudeville   Entertainment
The event of this season will
be the. staging of a Vaudeville
Entertainment- in the Greenwood
Theatre, on Friday, April 3rd
under the auspices of the Ladies
Hospital Auxiliary. The show
will start promptly at 7.45. The
entertainment starts with a comic
picture entitled "A Circus Cowboy," after, which there- will be
songs' and choruses with local
hits, drills and folk dances. Mi9s
Lillie Pickthall, a well known
contralto, is coming, from-Trail
especially for the concert,
' The local songs are   a' scream .
and if you are in trim  for laughing, here is your opportunity  to
go the limit.    Get your,-reserved
seatsvat Goodeve's Drug Store.
1 A dance in the Masonic Hall
will follow the concert and supper
served by the ladies.     ' -
hedge Ads.  Bring Results
The Pythian Sisters Daace
planned for May 1st has -been
postponed-until 15th May on account of other attractions during
the first week in May. - THE   LEDtfE,   GKREES!WOODt   H. ft
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HEADACHE. BILIOUSNESS
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Prosperity Around
The Corner
Early
Sir    George     Paish     Predicts
Revival in Trade
Sir George Paish, leading Brili.sh
financial authority, interviewed in
Toronto, expressed tho. oniuiou that
iho greatest trade expansion in history was about to coniraencc.
Asked for tho evidence upon which
he-predicted a great trade revival and
iho coming of unparalleled times of
prosperity, Sir George said: "The
evidence is the more reasonable mentality of the governments and peoples of all the countries. Kvery gov-
<Tinii''ul touay is approaching tho
problems which havc to be faced, with
a desire to .��olve iheni, instead or,
heretofore, refusing to look at the
problems, and endeavoring to carry
out policies which were utterly impracticable.
"Times aie improving,'' lie said. "I
ihink we are ou the up grade. Only,
again, tlie question of the maintenance
of the improvement depends on the
adoption of a series of measures. The
(Hiestion is, will those measures he
adopted. Already the world has begun to adoi't this. This is shown by
(lie adoption, in the first place, of a
more reasonable attitude on the Gorman reparations, as shown by the introduction of the Dawes plan." One ib
hopeful tliat other measures will be
taken in due time."
The gold standard is coming back
to England and all the dominions of
the British Kmpire, Sir George ..lated
emphatically.
"The time is not far off,"' he said,
"unless some events arise which
would prevent it."
Inspiration  From  Lincoln
When Greed a"d Jealousy Dominates
the Lives of Men
The world needs the spiritual leadership such as Lincoln's was and is.
It needs it now perhaps more than
ever before,- when the exaltation of
soul so marked during the great war
has given place to a sordid state of
society wherein greed and jealousy
and selfish ambition dominate the
lives of m?n. Tlie change that has
been wrought in the few brief years
since the war ended is impressively
told in the case 'of the man recently
sentenced to a federal prison for having tried to* cheat tlie soldiers with
whom he served on the battlefields of
Franco. This man was ready to give
his life to his country and ho took
the chance lhat other soldiers, tookr
But once the peril of war had passed,
he was as reatl.v to cheat as the commonest crook ihat ever wore prison
clothes. His case may be an exaggerated eximple of the difference between the war aud the after-war
spirit, but essentially it has been tho
same with millions of others as with
him. The world cannot be saved if
such a spirii is to prevail. Governments will not endure and permanent
peace will never come. Our hopes
are in the example of such men as
Lincoln. '1 he fact thai the memory
of men like him continues to be revered is proof that there is hope.���Portland Express.
Fasting Makes People Healthy
Health
Nobody
Can    Be    Fed    I'Ho
, Declares Expert
People throughout the world would
- be able to keep their tempei.s and be
endowed, with better dispositions
ironerally if they did not oat so much,
in the opinion of ])V. Leonard Hill, an
expert   ,on    dietetics , wlio advocated
* fasting as an aid to health.'
The great virtue for most persons
was in abstinence and even in fasting.
Dr. Hill told members'of the People's
League ol Health nt the Medical Society  recently.-    It was  fallacy, said
- the doctor, to believe that it was possible to feed people   into   strength;
what was more apt to happen was derangement of the digestive organs.
Opposed To Many Things
From "A Year of Prophesying-' By
H. G. Wells
I am against the clothes wo wear
and the food we eat, the houses we
live in, the schools we have, our
amusements, our money, our ways of
trading, our ways of making, our "om-
proinises^and agreements and laws,
our articles of political association,
the British Kmpire, the American constitution. I think most of tho clothes
ugly and dirty, mo'st of tho food bad,
thc houses wretched, the schools
starved and feeble,, tho amusements
dull, the monetary methods silly, our
ways of trading base and, wasteful, our
methods of production piecemeal and
"wasteful, our political arrangements
solemnly idiotic. . . . Jjy insisting
that I can be a creative revolutionary,
I escape front acquiescence in what I
am and whai things are. To live under the rule of King-George er President Coolidge and under me sway 'of
current customs, habits and usages
can be made tolerable by the recognition of their essential- tronsitoriness
fin.!- their ultimate insignificance. And
in no other way can it be nitric tolerable to anyone with a sense of beauty
and a passion i'or real living.    -
Queen Does Fine Needlework
Queens have often been noted for
their beautiful stitchery; especially "in
art. needlework. The public, had,a
chance of seeing some of Queen-
Mary's in a medallion in the drapery
of the ancient episcopal .throne in Nor-
wich'Cathedial, recently dedicated.
Where We Get Our Cod Liver Oi!
Newfoundland, with an annual output 'of 1,000,000 gallons, leads all countries-In the production of cod liver oil.
TIRED OUT
ALL THE TIME
Nerves Gave little Rest
Relieved by Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
Harrowsmith.Qctario. ��� "I took your
medicine before my baby was born"and
it was a great help
to me as I was very
poorly until I started
to take it. I just felt i man goin,
Talking Lizard! Of Luzon ,
Says "What You" As Clearly As Any
Human
The talking lizard of Luzon, in the
Phillipine Jungle, which is a couple of
feet long, has a skin pouch on.its under side, like that of a pelican. When
disturbed, or peevish, it in dates this
pouch untii he stands almost upright;
then he expels the air in shortgusts,
forming perfectly the* words, "What,
You!" It always says it five times
in succession.
~~ They call him a bird, but he iias no
wings, and he crawls on the ground,
and he looks like a dry-land alligator.
He says those two words, "^Vhat
you," with an explosive force and
clearness that sounds entirely human, sometimes with emphasis on
"What" and other limes on "Vou,1'
sometimes like a ���question, "What!
You? and other times like a challenge,
"What you!"
The words are spoken as clearly as
any human could speak them. It is
a strange experience, in the gloaming,
to hear big oues and little ones all
saying, "What you," some.in basso,
some in soprano, others iu alto, and
tenor, some loud, some low, sometimes
like an imprecation, other times like
the lullaby croon of Old Mammy.
School of the Future
Buildings Will Be "Open_Air" All the
Year Round
The lime is not far distant, says an
Knglish writer, when tlio schools of
today will be things of (ho past, and
instead of childien being forced to sit
in stuffy, unhealthy classrooms they
will learn their lessons in buildings
which will be "open air" all the year
round. And tho scholars will never
feel cold!
This seems like a flight of fancy, but
already such schools have been erected in Derbyshire, and, curiously
enough, the proved success of these
most modern of buildings is due in
large measure to methods employed
by the Romons-
The first school of this tjpe was
built some jears ago at North Wing-
field, a village iu Derbyshire, and since
(hen its fame has spread���because of
(he building���to all parts of the globe,
and education authorities havc come
from many countries on missions of
inspection. Other schools of this type
have since been built throughout
Derbyshire.
Disastrous  Earthquakes
Six Have Occurred Within Last
Twenty Years
Notable earthquakes In tho last. '20
years have been as follows:
April IS, 1.006, San Francisco; earthquake, followed by fire-, took 1fi2 lives
aud injured  1,500.
December 28, .1908, Sicily and Calabria; 7<J,4S3 killed, 00,000' injured;
nine towns wiped out.
August 9, 1912, Trace and Asia
Minor; 3,000 killed and 20,COO injured ; 50 villages wrecked.
October 3, JOl-i. Northern Asia
Minor; 2,500 killed and more than
5.000 injured; 300 square miles laid
waste. -'.
January 13, 1015,-Central Italy 23,-
000 killed and -10,000 injured; hundreds of buildings in Rome destroyed.
September 1, 1923, Eastern Japan;
200,000 killed and 150,000 injured;
nearly 2,000,000 made homeless when
large part of Tokio and "Yokohama
was wiped out.
Fruits Are Good Medicine
Pays  Tribute  To Newspapers
New   York   School   Principal   Proves
Attention Paid to Accuracy
Accuracy is regarded by newspapers
as. their first essential, and for very
obvious reasons; one is that "if tho
news could not bo depended upon to
bo as accurate as can humanly be possible they- would soon have to close
down; the public would not stand for
themr- .We need norrefer-to "other
causes; but we should like to mention
a tribute which has been paid to their
accuracy by the principal of a school
in New York. He said that'he clipped 3,061 stories on biological subjects" "from -192 newspapers in seventeen months; out of that number only
1-1 articles contained an inaccuracy.
This, he declared, was a bettor record than most, books *can show. The
press will thank him for taking this
trouble and thus giving proof of iho
aticutionwhich it pays to accuracy.���
Kingston Standard.
Lemons Would Lessen Doctor Bills
.Says Noted Specialist
Oranges are an excellent aperient
and sour oranges are"" highly recommended for rheumatism. Lemons are
.specifics in biliousness���if"- eaten at
first symptoms they will often avert
the attack. They are recommended
for rheumatism, colds and low fevers.
They are excellent for liver complaints
and nothing wiH. so satisfy the 1 hirst
in illness as lemons. A noted specialist made the statement: "If more lemons were eaten there would be less
work for the doctors." Figs are said
to bo valuable as a food for those suffering from cancer. They are univei'-
salljVknown-as a good-aperient-and
are a most"���wholesome food. Apples
are useful in nervous dyspepsia and
correct tho acidity of the' stomach.
They arc ono of the moat nutritious'
of foods. , They aid digestion and aie
of high medicinal and vitalizing value.
It is said they clear the voice as well
as the complexion.
Japan Making Use '
Of Moving Pictures
Native Life In Mandated Territory
Photographed For Commission
Japan is making hotter use of the
cinematograph than America frequently does. The ministry of tho
interior has sent an oflicial to the
Southern Pacific Islands under Japanese mandate to take pictures of tho
life of thc natives there in ordeT that
they may be sent to the permanent
mandates commission in Geneva.
This scheme will enable the members
of the mandates commission to obtain
a far better idea of tho way the mandated territory is governed than they
would obtain from volumes of documents, and at the samo time it will
brighten their rather ungrateful
labors.
Fitting Cruiser For
.;-'.- South African Trip
Getting. Repulse Ready .For Prince
Is Proving Difficult Problem
The fitting of the battle cruiser Repulse for the Prince of Wales'.trip to
South Africa and South America is
proving a difficult problem, the London Daily Mail says.
In addition to the usual complement
of 1,250 men, room has fo be found
for the Prince's staff and servants,
numbering more than 90 and the fact
that so many oceans, climates and conditions must bo* provided for, necessitated space for an immense amount
of baggage, totalling about 200 trunks,
200 chest's and (othcr cases.
One difllculty', the paper says,'is
that the Repulse is not equipped with
a laundr/ and that therefore a groat
stock of laundered things must.be taken, as none can be freshened until
Capetown is reached.
Some of the preparations have to
do with the entertainments at which
the Prince will be-host7 aboard ship,
upon his arrival"" at various ports.
Twenty-onCrfCooks, stewards and waiters will accompany tho party and sufficient table ware will bo"taken to
servo 900 guests.
Discount Was Worth While
Mark Twain Given~Book and Seve'ity-
��� five Cents
In American bookselling circles il
is customary^ to allow a discount "-to
publishers, authors and personal
friends. When * Mark . Twain once
visited a bookshop he chose a book
aud said to the assistant:      -\
"Now, as a publisher, I'am entitled
to a discount of 50 per cent. As an
author .1 am also entitled to 50 per
went., and as a friend of the proprietor I should get 25 per cent. Now
what's the price ofthe book and what
do I have to pay for it?"
Tho assistant did some rapid figuring and handing over the book, said:
*'T guess wo'owe you 75 cents. Hero
you are. I hope wo may have your
further patronage!"���Jugend, Munich.
How London Police
Get Their Nickname
aa though I was tired
out all the time and
would take weak,
fainting spells".   M&
nerves would bother
me until I could get
little  rest, _ day. or
nsght. I was told by a
friend to take Lydia
1*E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, and I only took'a few
bottles and it helped me wonderfully. I
would recommend ifc to any woman. I
am doing what I can to publish this
good medicine. I lend that little book
yon sent me to asy one I can help. You
can with the greatest of 'pleasure use
my name in regard to the Vegetable
Compound if it will serve to helpothers."
���Mrs. Harvey Milmcan'.R. it No.2, j VV "J X ,.
Harrowsmith, Ontario. 'h,s   <����*'ction
Sir Robert Peel Who Organized Force
Was Called "Bobby"
- The statue of Sir Robert Peel, who
organized lhc London metropolitan
police force, has been characterized
as the worst in Westminster Abb*<y
by tho Kev. Jocelyn Perkins, who has
suggested that it be taken down. - Thc
fctatue reminded Rev. Mr. Perkins of a
to a' Turkish baih, because
Fast Time For Britain
The British Government has adopt*
oil summer time as "a permanent institution. A-private bill Is before the
House of Commons fixing (he yearly
period from beginning of April to the
end of October," and the government is
to adopt it and carry it through as a
government measure, which means
that iliw bill is certain to become a
law. ,. ���"
of the effect of its drapery, and since
it was given publicity in this respect
has become known as-"Bath towol
statue."'
Sir Robert, in his younger dajs, was
popularly known'as Bobby, and it was
from this name that the London
policf-meu derived their name.
f n a recent canvass of purchasers of
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound over 100,000 replies were received
sad 98 out of every 100 said they had
, been helped by its use.   This medicine
' is tot sale hy all druggists.
W."
N,   V.   I5SS
���' Told Henry Some New Ones
Apparently the Pi ince of Wales got
on famously with Henry Ford during
hk recent visit to the States. A
Irh-nd in Detroit'writes: "Henry collects.Ford-car stories and he thought
was complete. But
your Prince handed him out half a dozen new funs', straight from th*-* war-
zone, and Henry laughed till he
cried."���The Passing Show,
Claims Smallest Dictionary
A copy of the smallest dictionary in
the world, as its title page says, is
owned by Miss.Anna Paulusc, ioS Hh
Avenue, Milwaukee, "Wis. She has
had it eighteen years:' .The book is
one inch by.one-half inch in size and
one-quarter inch thick. It has-Zii
pages. Contained in it are definitions of more than J2.000 words. It
was published In Glasgow, Scotland.
Self-Reliance ��� Secret
Of Britain's Success
Natron  Wins  Out  By  Native   Energy
and Enterprise
���We must not Joolt to Europe alone
to bring relief to our finances. Self-
reliance was the secret of our success in the. past. r It will bo the secret of our commercial and industrial
renascence. We must. not. fix our
eyes on the harassed nations who owe
us money, but upon the new markets*
which .can be won by our native energy and enterprise. Tide-waiting is
not a British (rait. ^Lel us 'resolve
to rise although Europe.falls/' Let us,
as of old, save ourselves by our own
exertions_and EurpP8_by_our_example.
We have led tho world by paying ou*
debts .without' counting the cost. Let
us lead it also by our determination
to succeed even if everybody else succumbs.���London Daily Express, ff
The Greatness Of Canada
Dominion Will Be Recognized As'One
Of World Powers
At present Canada's industrial future has hardly begun. Great towns
do.exist and some big industries, but
for the present and for many years to
come her energies will bo absorbed by
the conquest of the lamf and the -bringing of it into cultivation. Looking at
tho spirit of her people and the* past
history of tho, United States," there
ran be no hesitation in recognizing Jn
Canada ono of thc greatest world powers of the future, an achievement in
colonization of which the British people can be immeasurably proud,���
Singapore Free Press. -
Voting In San Marino
How Illiterates Get Around ^Difficulty
On  Election Day
Many citizens -of .San Marino, one of
the smallest republics iu the "\yorld,
are unable to read or write. The
secretary of the republic, 'talking witli
an American --.isitor, explained how
tliey ..got around the difficulty on election day. ."The vote is by ballot," he
said, "anil on (he day of election there
aro present .a number of little girls
dressed in" white. Jf a voter cannot
read oV write h<_�� selects a* little girl
who can, and she prepares his ballot]
for him. A little girl, signore, is ihe;
purest thing on earth, and .she-is suro
to practice no deceit on tho man who
trusts her."
"Grain From Far North
Grain shipments into Edmonton
from tho most northerly sections of
Alberta in which grain is produced for
tho outside market, have amounted to
more than 1,000,000 bushels since September 1. This Is significant as a
Tow ~ycafsTagb~"ndr n~ buslTel~~of~ grain
was grown in these areas for export.'
SUCCESS
is a-sswrecl
-vvtieti tjow>
���use
It contains
no alum and
leaves no
bitter taste
Meals  Served   By  Electricity
Modern Restaurants In United States
Have No Waiters
Electrically served meals are obtainable in some.of the modc-nw'eslaur-
ants in the United States. The diner
enters tho restaurants, selects bistable, notes un thc menu tho food ho
requires, drops the menu through a
slot Jn the^ table, and waits a minute
or two. Presently there is a humming
noiso, and in (he centre of tho table,
on a four-poster tray, appears the food
he has ordered. When the menu is
slipped into the slot it drops to, tho
kiloheti below; the server there attends to tin order, presses a button,
and the food is on Its way to the table.
When the diner has finished his meal
he takes thc bill,.which has also been
delivered by electricity, and pays at
the usual cashier'^ desk.
World  Record  In  Radio
Chimes of London's "Big Ben" Heard
-* In Borneo   -
". Big   Ben,   London's   most   famous
clock, on the Houes of Parliament, has
made what is called a world record in"
tlie   radio,   i(3- chimes   having-   been
heard in British North Borneo, 8,523_
.miles away.
Big Bon .stopped ticking recently
becauso its machinery had bceomo
clogged with'soot and rust, and workmen labored for several days taking
out thirty pounds of refuse. H was
after this that the'ehimes were broadcast from station 2LO, and word came
back Jrom an Englishman in Borneo
tliat"lie"lind heard" the~oId clock strike.
First Rublic Dispensary-
The first public dispensary was established in Egypt about 4C00 B.C.
The "attendant received the equivalent
of about $500 a year, whicli was five
times the amount then paid a skilled
laborer! ���   -
Many Jap Children Suicide
A marked increase in child suicide
in Japan Is revealed by the psychological bureau bf the department of ��.-du-
cation. ln the last ten years 2,316
children have taken their own lives,
and for the year just ended there "were
���127',
__��, ,.,-. ��� _ ��� *_��� ,        . ____.
FOR,
A hot water bottle has been invented which can,be fitted about the neck
and throat of the user.      "        " ,
Tln'-re is no plfrasur^ la loafiner unless j'Ott have something to do.
DANDRUFF
Minard's   cleans
the scalp,
opens ihe pores, stimulates the-
roots of the hair to new activity. Rub Minard's into "the
teal? four times a week-
Metric System For Russia
A French scientific inissldn has arrived in Moscow to study the a|>pll-
cation of the metric system to Russia.
The mission has offered the concessions committee of the government to
undertake thc ovjjanization In Rus.sia
of factories for the making of metrical scales, weights, measures and
other appliances.
Boost Or Get Out
If you can't boost the town j ou live
in, then, move to a town you can
boost. A man who i_> living ia a town
he can't help along, and do something for, is out of harmony with
things, he is losing time. He ought
to move.���Carlcton Place Central Canadian.
The early bird catches  the worm.
and that ought io fill the bill.
Hypocrites are men who pray wiih
their fingers crossed. - i
Proved safe by millions and prescribed by physicians for
' Rheumatism   Colds '
Headache       Pain
Neuralgia       Toothache
Lumbago       Neuritis
"Accept only  "Bayer"  package
which contains proven directions;
Hanay  "Bayer"' boxes ol  12 isMel*--
Also bottles of 24 sad JOB���Braggigtu.
Agpitia if lis traSe esuje (ttStsttni ia Ouiaa*) off Barer Sttarrfsrlurs ��f WtnceerVte-
Bd**t��r or SalieySifacid (Acetyl Filfcylfe Jteld, "A. S. A.").    WWIe It la w��U Xavsa
&*t Aspirin mnEE Ssyer mgBUfaetarr. to atsint Out psblie igsitart Snaiiatks.-i- ttw; Tablet*
#* Bj/wr Cteapsay ��iH frs lUcsprd irSiSi SSielr rsaef*! tr��3o osarfe, lte��" "Beyer Gross,"������ TEE   LEDGE,   GrJEl'XWOOP,   B. (X
rt
PREMIER KING
SAYS PROTOCOL
JS UNACCEPTABLE
Ottawa.���"We do;not consider it iii
'the;interest of Canada, of the British
Kmpire or ofTthe League itself, to re-
. . commend to parliament adherence to
Whe [irot'ocol, and particularly to its
rigid oprovision i for' application- of
economic and military .sanctions in
practically-every future war. Among
tlio "grounds for this conclusion is the
consideration of.the effect of thcjioik
participation of 'the United. States
upon attempts to enforce the sanctions, and particularly iu the case \
of contiguous, countries like Canada."
Premier Mackenzie King, in the
House of Commons, summarized in the
above paragraph the attitudo of the
* Dominion Government in. regard to the
Geneva protocol for the pacific settlement of international disputes. The
paragraph was quoted from_a dispatch
sent by the premier to Sir Eric Druin-
mond, secretary general to the League
- of Nations, a few days ago.
Alberta Legislature
Endorses Senate Reform
Edmonton.���-The legislature en-
. dorsed a resolution    by   W.   H.-.
Davidson, Independent member for   "
Calgary,   urging   senate   reform,
and  also  supporting  tho suggestion made in the speech from the .
throne in, the Parliament of Can- .
ada, providing that this body be
empowered lo amend the British
America Act.     Tliere was no active opposition  to the resolution.
Ail   speakers   agreed- that   some
form of senate reform was necessary.     Some oven went so far as
.to advocate abolition of tlie seiu
ate entirely, while others suggested a limitation of powers.
Urges National Unity
Strife Will Not Make Canada Great
Says Minister of Justice
Toronto.���Outlining the tenets of
Liberalism here, Hon.s Ernest La-
rointe, minister of justice, emphasized the need for national unity, so that
the various parts of Canada could ho
assimilated into a harmonious whole.
Not strife, not haired, nor quarrels
would make Canada a great nation.
Tliere must be justice and tolerance,
willingness, to grant to others what
one claimed'for himself. He said he
hud unbounded faith in what-the Liberal parly could achieve.
Airmen Converse Over Radio
Plan Is Not Favored
Scheme to Settle Retired Professional
People in Dominion is Frowned ,y
7   ' 'f ��"7 "  7 ���-   ���'��������� '���������'"'
London.���-It is doubtful whether the
scheme to settle retired professional
people possessing fixed but compara:
lively small, incomes, in the different
dominions on thc community principle
proposed by Sir Roland Bournet-and
others, will bo. seriously considered.
Tho idea is that retired civil ser-
vants aud general professional folk,
who now take themselves to a modest
English or continental-resort, would
welcome the opportunity of dwelling
more or less closely together in the
dominions.
It is suggested that 50 to 100 of
these families could establish com-
lr.unitiespwiih.a clubhouse for meals,
etc.
Many critics suggest lhat it would
be pretty "cool" to expect the overseas settlement committee to provide
financial assistance for helping those
who have .made their life's income
from the Briflsh Government to
spend their' retiring allowances outside the country.-      ._  _ :
Says Danzig Well Armed;
Paris    Correspondents    Report    City
'    Arsenal-of Rifles a.nd Machine
������"Guns '������ V  yy-- ���
Paris.���-"Danzig is like ' a 7 powder
magazine," says the correspondent; of
Le Journal, who, with thc representative -of. Le .Matin, went to that. free
city to investigate 4he difficulties between it and Poland. "The day Europe blows up it will be because Danzig exploded," the correspondent continues. "Two Prussian artillerymen
await, one at Koenigsherg and the
other.at Berlin/fuse in hand, ready to
act when the lime comes." -
Le Matin's'representative says Danzig, with its German population of a
third,of a million,;can arm 60,000 men
at the iirst call. Ho adds that the
city-is a regular .arsenal of rifles and
machine guns. -
Was Choice ofConventioii
Flying at Rate of 120 Miles an Hour
a��d Five Miles Apart
Dayton, Ohio.���For the first time in.
history,   according to   aniiy- aviation
oilicers here, two men several _thous:
and feet in the air and mote than five
-"miles apart held conversations."   Flying in ships, equipped with broadcasting and receiving    instruments,'   (he
men talked with each other with perfect ease, while going through the air
*    at 120 miles an hour indifferent directions.     It is said  the equipment is
~-still iu'VIio experimental stage..
Beet Growers Organize
In Southern Alberta
To Attract Tourists
Ottawa���-.-Extensive advertising lines
followed" by Switzerland, should bc
practiced hy Canada to draw tourists
and residents of the United States to
its unsurpassed beauty spots, in the
opinion of Dr. V. E. Doolittle, president
of tho Canadian.Automobile Association, who'gave a lecture here on a recent trip across Canada- by automobile.
Propose Bringing In Russian-German
"Families to Work in Fields
Lethbridge, Alta.���One hundred
beet growers of Southern Alberta have
organized" the Southern "Alberta Beet
Growers' Assdciatiou. Representatives of all irrigation districts were
present at the meeting with T. George
Wood, manager of the Utah-Idaho
Sugar Company, and means of financing and finding labor to handle 6',-
000 acres of beets, this year were considered. An effort will be made to
bring in Russian-German. families for
worlc.in thc beet fields, and a representative of tho C.P.R. was presentrto
offer co-operation in this regard. Japanese-labor is also-being considered.
Financing the growing of the crop is
now being discussed with the Bankers'
Association.
NAVAL PROGRAM
FOR CANADA TO
DEFEND COASTS
Ottawa.���A resolution proposing"
that "Canada should consider the
questions of defence of our sea coasts
and of our ocean-borne lines of commerce," was introduced in the Houso
of Commons by A. W. Neill, Independent, Comox-Alberni.
Mr. Neill introduced lhe subject by
suggesting that the question be taken
up in a non-partisan spirit. He suggested that a small committee of the
house might be formed to consider the
matter, with the aid of technical exports. A policy might be evolved or
defence under the name'of the "Canadian policy."
Mr. Neill urged the necessity for
defence of coast lines and shipping.
The dry dock" at Esquimalt, which was
to be 'finished shortly, would be of
vital importance to-any British naval
operations in the Pacific. Today, it
waa particularly open~ to tho world,
with only a few obsolete ��uns to protect it. Mr. Neill quoted General Mc-
Rrlen as stating that the next war
would be in tlie Pacific.
Tlio value of public works in Vancouver and Victoria was estimated at
$200,000,000, and a coast line of 10,000
miles was absolutely defenceless.
Most important of all was thc defence
of * shipping. The greatest damage
could be-done there, and the object of
any enemy would be a blockade and
destruction of shipping.
Coarse Grain,Pool
For Saskatchewan
Regina.���Decision to operate
coarse grain pools when 50 per
cent,   of   the   four-year   average
. acreage sown to rye and flax and
33 1-3 per cent, of tho four-year
average acreage sown to oats and
barley have been signed up, was
reached at. a meeting of the Saskatchewan. wheat" pool directors.
. This decision was taken ou instructions from the.recent delegates' meeting authorizing the
board Id proceed with the organization of coarse grain pools immediately. The board took"the
view that it was vitally Important that the pools should control
tho major portion of the marketable surplus of coarse grains.
-   - W. A. AMOS
For third successive year chosen to
head Canadian Council of Agriculture.
He Is also president, of the U.F.O.
Did Extensive
Exploration Work
of
Alberta Deficit
civil service Dr. Sun Yat Sen Is Dead
Ottawa.���During ���the_ycar7IS2j, tho , ,____ _	
civil-service  "commission   appointed j(China's Man of. Destiny Passes Away
1,571 civil servants to fill vacancies
caused by death, resignations, or
otherwise, and inclusive of 251 additional appointments, It was stated In
the House of Commons in answer to a
question. ���-"
���Takes Oath of Office
Berlin.���Dr. Simons took the oath
as acting president o'f tho German republic to succeed, the late Friedrich
fiberr.' The acting president promls-
��1 to hand over the oflice unsullied to
his successor after administering it
with impartiality.
Shut Out Ja panes*
Topeka, Kas.���Tho Kansas Senate
,* has passed a Japanese. Exclusion Bill
. which   prohibits .persons   from   that
, wuntry owning or leasing lands in this
Ktate.    The   bill   now   goes   to   tlie
governor.     -      . -     x      -       '_
Marriage License Biff
Toronto.���Couples about to be married in Ontario must secure their
licenses at. least three days before the
date of marriage, under a bill introduced in the house.
At PeKing
Peking, ChinaT���Dr. Sun Yat Sen, on
whose head tlie Manchu dynasty fixed
a price, of $S 00,000, when Dr." Sun was
campaigning for a republic in China,
died here from cancer of tiie liver. Ho"
was 63 years old. ���
Called."China"'* man. of desfitry" by
many, Dr. Sun was identified with almost- every ptyase of public life in his
country. He .was ��� first president of
the republic, created in 1912, and In
recent years he had maintained an administration styled the Southern Government of China at Canton. iiThis de-
clining years ho opposed thc central
government at Peking. ; Dr. Sun was
stricken when he arrived liere late in
'January as' a delegate to a conference, Jiftving for its purpose the unification of China.
Explorers Killed In
British East Africa
Knocked Down and Trampled By
Wounded Rhinoceros
London.���A* dispatch to the Daily
Mail from Mairobi, in the Kenya Colony of British East Africa, reports
tliat Mrs. Green, a noted Irish explorer, from Dublin, and Captain Atkins,
have been killed by a rhinoceros. Mrs.
Greeny was_abaut��� to _climb Mount
Kenya when she .encountered -the
rhino at Nauyuki. The woman fired
and wounded the animal, which thereupon charged upon and fatally injured her. - ,      "~
Captain-Atkins, accompanied by his
wife, arrived later on the scene, and
the rhinoceros charged upon- them.
The captain shouted a warning to his
wife, "and tried to blind the animal by
throwing ills coat over its head, but
was knocked down'.and trampled to
death. Mrs. Atkins made-her escape
and brought back gunmen ��� to Jhe
scene, who shot and killed the animal.
Will   Conserve  and   Develop   Natural
Resources  in  the  Interests of
the People
Edmonton.���In his annual budget
speech in the Alberta Legislature,
Hon. 11. G. Reid, provincial treasurer,
forecasted a deficit of if36S.632.51 on
general income account for tho year
1925. The deficit last year was $620,-
841.12. __
Hon. Mr. Reid announced the intention of the government to re-enact, in
a different form, the Miner Alright tax,
which was disallowed by. thc Dominion Government last yoar, but no item
is included in the estimated revenue
for this tax.
"We "are confident," said Mr. Reid,
"that the natural resources can be
more economically administered by
the province' than by the Dominion
authorities. It will be our duty to see
that these resources are conserved and
developed in tlie interests of the people." *    ..       i
Features of the budget speech are":
' Estimated increase-in rewnue for
1925, S778.2C7.16.'
Estimated increase in expenditure
and controllable expendilures between
1921 and 1921,, $1,171,861.1-1. No new
tax methods forecasted.
Manitoba Drug Addicts
Seventy-Know" Cases In Province Is
Reported'ln-House      .   "
Winnipeg.���There "are 70 known
drug addicts in Manitoba, according to
a return tabled in the Provincial
Legislature by Hon. 1). L, McLeod,
municipal commissioner.
Estimates ranging from i00 to 800,
including Chinese, tho return statesT
���are mere conjectures, and comprise
a largo percentage of persons known
in police circles a.s "floaters."
The report suggests control is not
a questi on "of public health. .It declares efforts" toward suppression,, of
tlie" trallic inTTiarcotic drugs are more-
likely to -produce Healthful results.
��� Director    of    Geological    Survey
Canada Dies at Ottawa
OtlawaV-Dr. William Mclnnes, formerly director of'geological survey of
Canada and director of the Victoria
Museum, Ottawa, 'died ln a local hospital  here after  a  lingering illyess, I'd followed,
aged 67.     lie did extensive exploration work in all parts of Canada and
several  geological   reports   compiled
by. him will remain monuments of his
efforts.     He- was a native of Frederic -
ton, N.D., whero he was educated a!
the University of New Brunswick.
Dr. Mclnnes' first geological work-
was 'done in his home provinco of
New Brunswick, and later he spent,
considerable time in exploration work
in Northern Ontario and Manitoba.
Estenpivfe explorations were made by
him along the Severn and Albany Riv-
ers, while he' also spent a long period
making geological explorations" along
the proposed route of the Hudson's
Bay Hallway.
WOEDHAVENO
APPEALS FROM
SUPREME COURT
Ottawa.-r-Legislatlon to abolish appeals from the judgments. of the Supreme Court of Canada, is sought in
a resolution of which notice has been
given by A. R. McMaster, Liberal,.
Brome, who. .wIIl��move in the Houso
of Commons that "n committee he
named for the purpose' of considering
tho advisability of dec-hiring by legislation that no appeal shall he brought
from any judgment or ruling of the
Supreme Court of Canada to any court
of appeal or authority by which tho
United Kingdom appeals or petitions
to His _ Majesty in Council may bo-
heard."
The object of the resolution, Mr..
McMaster explained in an interview,
is to "make lhe-supreme court really
supreme." ������"
It would never be really completely
effective, he said, as long-as anybody
can appeal to some other court from
its judgments. Mr. McMaster cited
the- example of the Supreme Court of
the United States as the example to
Northern Telegraph Upkeep
Appetite Keen
t
You can relish your meals without feai
of upsetting your-livef
oar slemscb if you will^
. pat yoar faith inf~
Carter's Little
t(v*p PlHa.
Foul accumulations tfcst
psfioa the
feteod ara ex-	
pilled from the bowels and headachy
d&dness aud sallow skin Are fdfe^ed.
I���Sss*a itae*-
- Professor Of Chinese Dead
Sundown. Eng.���Sir - "Alexander
Hos!-*, professor, of Chinese at Oxford
University, died recently, aged 72
year;!. He-was the British delegate
lo the Shanghai international- opium
commission in 1909, and was the author of a number of works on tho Far
East.       - "     '
French To Explore Arctic
Norwegian Will Conduct Expeditiento
Franz Joseph Land
-Oslo, Norway.���Captain Oito Svc-r-
drup,' Norwegian explorer, has. con-
sen ted to conduct the French Arctic
expedition'* ship to' Franz Joseph
Land. The expedition, under Lieutenant Jules Depayer, probably will start
this summer, and will be gone a year.
Airplanes will be used, and it is pos~s;
sble an attempt will bs made to rt>ach
the Pole, but the main objects of the
expedition are scientific.    ���
Extend Time Under Highway�� Act
Ottawa.���The"time within which the
various provinces may tarn .and be
paid grants under the Canada Highways Act Is to be extended for a further two years, under a government
bill to be introduced by Hon. G: 1\
Graham, minister of railways.
.    Will Attempt Channel Swim
Weymouth, Eng.���Mrs.  E. Craven,
who is 30 years of age and a grandmother, Is the latest, person to signify '
her intention, of swimming the English Channel this summer.     Ry pfo-
jfessioa Mrs. Craven is a nurse, anti-
Work Will Se Costly "
London.���The announcement of i he-
partial closing of St. Tauls Cathedral,
enabled the i.ublic to realize the magnitude and the cost of work which
will require to be accomplished "before the edifice is made secure' for ihe
years "to .come. No exact estimate
of the expense cab yet be made, but
the work extending through years wii.l
make large demands upon the public
for support.
Germany Is Disarmed
Retiring U.S. Ambassador to Germany
Denies Reports Circulated to*7
Contrary
- New York.���Alonso- TI: Houghton,
retiring United States'ambassador to
Germany, and the new ambassador to
Great. Iirtlain, who* arrived on- the
A.quitania, emphatically denied to interviewers thai, munitions, were being
stored In large quantities in Germany.
"Hero or there," ho said, "may be
found some crazy "men, or a few.radi-
culs, who may have stored a hundred
or more guns, but I can mxy Germany
is disarmed." '���   .*
FRANCE MAKES
THREAT TO FORM
A JAP ALLIANCE
Loudon.���Tho French are threatening an alliance with Japan and Russia,
in the event o" tlio failure to secure
from Britain the strong pact of security which thcy are demanding. Tlie
basis of the proposal U'a grant of permission to Japan to use Iiuio China
portsf in the event of ,war with ihv
United States or Uritain. '   *
France's posilion now is that bollf
the Geneva protocol and Anglo-French
pact, proposals are dead. The protocol was killed by the opposition of the
Dominions and the, pact was undermined largely by tile publication of th-j
Chamberlain . memorandum. This
was published widely in tho British
find Dominion press -and so aroused
public opinion that tho cabinet was
forced to take_actioit detiiiiiely_oppo.s-.
ing the. plan. Austen Chamberlain
had to tell Premier Herriot while passing through .Paris recently that ir
would be impossible for Croat Britain
to carry, out the plan he had suggested.
This loaves only oiii? plan���that proposed by Germany, bul the French
are opposed-to thiss, both because they
fear it. would help re-establish Germany, and becausu thoj are lied by
promises to Poland.
Government Lines In  Northerrn Ca"-
-ada Are Operated At a'Loss
Otiawa.���Half a- dozen telegraph'
otfice.j operated bv the Dominion Government In. Northern Canada.cost, lor
>ipk<��op. .'n 14 years, $t��-l,27-i more Ihan
they u.irnod. This Is shown in a return tabled iu tho house, which give.--*
details ot" receipts and expenditures
for six offices in the Peace Itivcr
country. Of these.only one. Grande-
Prairie, came near to paying expenses,
which were ?27,P39 for the 14-yeai*
period; while its revenue totalled
$22,8S9. l\
Peace River, in "the same period,
earned ��31,249 and cost in upkeep,
?G7,512; Spirit River earned $11,275
and cost $24,226; Dunvegan carawl
?3,063- find cost ��6,743; Reaver Lodg-i.
earned ?2,291 and spent $15,51-1; and
Watorhole earned ��J,377 and c<v-,t
?5,SSa.   - , .
France Requires Foreign Loan
Only
P&y
Alberia Has Endorsed^
Came Law Conference
IiC-r hobby i*5 swimmiag.     First of all
W.   N.   V.   I5SS
iniouih to Latworlh,
{about 10 mites.
a   distance   of
��� Competiffg With Foreign CoaS
Brussels,���Many Bt-lglan coal mines
bave been compelled to close for one
day weekly because of the competition from foreign coal. Thej* have
also "discharged   tbeir   foreign   cru
sher will attempt io swtm from Wey~} ploy��*es.     The Belgian   coal   stocks
ha-vc reached tie uuprecedesic-d total
of t<s<. million toss.
Way Treasury Can
Obligations Promptly
Paris.���A foreign loan ef". four or
five billion ot francs lo enable the
treasury to pay its obligations promptly is France's fundamental need in the.
present "and . approaching financial
crisis, says Louis Loucheur, in a long
interview published ��� by Le Journal.
The paper-had appealed to hiai, as an
outstanding expert in finance, to suggest a way out for the country facing
the maturity of 23,000,000,000 _ francs'
worth'of securities this year.
Aim  Is To Protect Game On Border
Lands
��� Winnipeg.���AHieria. . has. endorsed
.Uie proposed conference of game law
oflicials of Canadian provinces' and
ad joining, stales, J. H. Rvans, deputy
minister of agriculture, , announced.
Manitoba proposed jtho meeting, and
Minnesota has-already endorsed it.
Ontario has b��n asked lo" support ihe
scheme. .It Is sought.to provide adequate, machinery for mutual protection
and control .of game on inter-provincial and ini crnaltonul border lands
and to breakers of law seeking' immunity across these borders.
Hudson's Bay Company Land
98,0dD Acres of Land Grant.sd to
Company in the Last 10 Years
Ottawa.���During the _a_=t to years
the Hudson's Bay Company has been
granted 9S,(iSS acres of land. -The-
land Is in the'prairie provinces ami.
Korlhvvest Territories. - Of the" total,
���12..SSS a.c��<?s arc classed as 'notifications and allotments of'ono-lwontleth;
of.the remainder, i>4,15*> acres arc-
classed under exchange*liecot'int.
The above information was furnished hy the government in reply to a
question in the house.
No Discrsfnination Shown
Ottawa.���After     a     comparatively
brief-discussion��� during tho" course" oT"
which Hon.  Charles    Murphy,    post-
lnaster^general, assured the House of.
Commons     that    no    discrimination
against the Canadian Na tional Railway! in the carriage of mails was biting practiced, a resolution opposing
such discrimination* wort withdrawn by -
its mover, W. J. Ward, Progressive,
Dauphin..
Permits   installation   Of   Radio   V
Bueliarest.--Tho Rumanian (Jovern-
meat is preparing a' bill, permitting
the installation of wireless receiving
set's in private res-ideuces. -   The bill
will limit tljo ^issuance-of- HcensjeM >o .
Rumanian-subjects ottly. and "provide:
that the government - may  >Hze   all.
radio.apparatus in case of mobiliza-.
tion. ' .,'."' ";-������
Get Titles To Land
Swift-   Current,    riask.���.Ninety-liy.-.
thousand   acres   of Mennonite landfv
whicli have bei-n tied up in court sim���_
tho inception of the big arid now famous law suit which went all Use way
to the imperial privy cduneii. are now
lease'd by'order of the court oi appeals*..
Automobile Thieves in Cafgary
Calgary, Alta.���Automobile tlihrvc-s
were responsible for ?S1,300 out of the
?2 K03S worth of property "stolen in this
city during February, according to thc
monthly report of the Calgary detective department. Of 16 cars taken,
all but one were recovered during the
month.
Opening Ira Aprii
Sault Ste. Marie, Ort���Giv��j fai arable weather, local shipping men expect navigation this yc-ar will corn-
ise-Ece aroint thc latter part of April.
Large Shipment Of Chinese Cotton
Victoria.���When the liner Empress
of Australia arrived recently " from'
Yokohama, her cargo included 1,500
tons of Chinese cotton, tho largest
s-ingle shipment of this clir.racler ever
sent from China to Canada. She also
"carried nearly 3,50<J bales of raw silk,
valued at more than 14,000,000, for
New York. Her passenger list numbered 204.
Inventor Of Bsrbt4 Wire
Dekalb, Ills.���The inventor of baib-|
ed wire ls celebratiag his 91'th binh- i
day. He Is Jacob HaLsh, president}
of a bank htre, Tfhich Institution, hc
conducts hy telephone from his bed, J
having been an invalid for saore than!
s year. '   _.
NoiirishesbaW
Umhusihemm
FKEE BABY BOOBS
Writ* t# The Borden C��f��
S.imit<ejS��  Men****!, ter THE LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA,'THURSDAY, MARCH. 19, 1925
THE LEDGE
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
$2^.50 when not paid ior three montfis br
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the United States $2.50, always in advance.
G, W. A. SMITH
Lessee
- -  .'��������� '-".���.-'.    - ���      r____;
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 iu notice, $5.00 for each ad-
ditional claim.)
Vaudeville Entertainment
All other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line first Insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
measurement.
Tranacient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals ia^c. a line each insertion.
The Ladies Hospital Auxiliary
are fortunate in securing MiBB Lillie
Pickthall, of Trail, a contralto of
great renown, for their entertainment in the Greenwood Theatre on
Friday, April 3rd. ThiB young
lady's singing alone will be well
worth the price of admission. Mies
Pickthall is in great demand and
she always captivates her audiences
and touches a tender spot with her
beautiful melody and well trained
voice. This talented singer has
already taken honours in England
and ia at present studying for a
degree in the Toronto Conservatory
of Music.
Than there will' be local songs
and Ochoruaes, drills and folk
dances. Altogether the entertaiu-
ment will be one of merit.
' A Dance will be held in tho
Masonic Hall after the show and
supper served by the ladies.
Mining News
A general meeting of the Prince
Henry Mining Co., waB held in I.
H. Hallett's oflice on Saturday
morning laBfc. The following directors were elected:���A. C. Mesker,
It. Lee, J. McKellar, J. N. Paton,
G. B. Taylor, G. A. Rendell and M.
L. Rendell. The officers elected
were G. B. Taylor, president, John
McKellar, vice-preBident and J. N.
fPaton, sec.-treas. The offer of G.
S. Walters to purchase the property on a term of three years was
favorably considered and the proper
officers were directed to execute an
option on the lines agreed upon.*
The Prince Henry is one of the
old time mines of the district and
was located under the above name
by G. A. Eendell in 1902 and shortly afterwards was taken over by
tWPrince Henry-Mining Co. Ltd.,
which carried on development
work, sinking a shaft and making
several drifts. The veins on the
property carry high values in gold
and silver.
After a number of years of idleness the Prince Henry resumed
operations a few weeks ago by the
Boundary Equipment Co., the company comprising of Gr. S. Walter?,
J. W. Clark and others. A blacksmith shop and compressor house
were erected; the shaft pumped out,
cleared of waste rock and retimber-
ed; a Diessel engine installed to
handle the hoist and a tractor to
run fte compressor. Five men are
employed with Jack Morrison in
charge. Drilling has commenced
and iu a few days ore wilVbe taken
out from this well known property.
A concentrator has been installed
in town and will-be run in connection with the mine, and .for tbe
treatment of custom ore.
Possibility of the resumption of
operations.pn the Copper Mountain
"���'.'mining property of the old .Canada
Copper; Company , near TPrinceton,
���}-and- the ..opening-Vbf-V the,,;giant
Allenby concentrator in connection
7" with the mine,' is. .suggested .by
7 officials of the Granby Consolidated
7 Mining,,Smelting & Power CoV-f
.pany, who two or three, years ago
.secured control, of the interests 'of
that great organization.' 7
- Charles Booking,., who was re-,
cently appointed- manager of the
������ GranbyCoinsoli dated to succeed JEL
. S. fManroe, -while in TVancotfver
stated that no action-has .been
.officially decided upon,, but be indicated that the matter hae been,
tinder discussion for> some time,
and   that   the   reopening   of   tbe
..property was contingent almost al-.
... together on an advance in the pir^ce
of copper. -It was officially, reported some time. ago that 'the
property could be .profitably bperr
ated with copper at a price, of
13i cents?, and as that inetal ie now
. .well bfy.ondfthatr.figure,   mining
I  men very thoroughly familiar with.
, the operations/ of   the   company,.
, ��� confidently7, express 7 the .opinion
. that the. great property, will be run-
...nittg before the summer is oyer." "
" Many years'ago the late Robert
Wood'drove a tunnel on the Sally
Mineral claim; following 'a; narrow
lead for .a very considerable dis-
���'��� tance and then . discontinued - work
ss the showing wan hot sufficient
Uf warrant, any-1? farther 5?ork.
Yery. recently-Edward Fordman,
euperintfindeotfof this mine, drove
a crosVcafcin this, tunnel; for a disr
tance of ten feet,aiid encountered a
fine vein' of ore.-   '';- -:* "��� -V . VV V
Henry Lee, Mv E.j was ia town
tbis week, Mr. Lee left foi* Beaverdell on. Wednesday. morning where
he will superintend the erection of
buildings on the Hoy-land fractional
mineral claim.
P. B; Fresland, dielrieS government ieinisg engineer, inspected a
number of mines: in the,.diafricl
this week-
H
ere an
dTh
ere
In conjunction with the .furthet
loan of ��3,000,000 for colonization
to be authorized by thp Quebec legislature this season, it is also intended to raise the bounty to settlers on the acreage cleared.' At
present the government gives a
bonus of $6 an acre. It will be
raised to $8 an acre. The province
spent $30,000 in this way in the last
fiscal year.
Curling Club
The Ross cup has beeu  found.
All members who have not yet
paid their subscriptions are requested to do so.without delay.
Sweet young thing (driving
through suburb)���"Would you
like to see where I was vaccinated?"
He (with enthusiasm)���"Sure."
8. Y. T. (Pointing towardB
house which they had just passed)
���"Well, right in there."
The itinerary of the "All Blacks,"
New Zealand's wonderful rugby
team, hitherto 'unbeaten, in their
tour of Canada, was announced by
the Canadian Pacific, recently. Landing at St. John, N.B., on January
31, from, the company's steamship
"Montlaurier," the team will proceed across the Dominion .via Canadian Pacific lines. They will make
short stays at Montreal, on February 1; Toronto, February 2; Niagara Falls, February 3; Calgary,
February 6; Banff, February 7-9;
Vancouver, February 10-21, Sind sail
from San Francisco ' on the 25th.
Calgary is giving them a ball and
dance lit the Pallisei*- Hotel, they will
take part in the Banff winter carnival, and will play teams from Vancouver and Victoria while on the
coast.
The amount of butter exported to
Japan v through Vancouver during
1924 was nearly twice that of 1923,
according to figures supplied by
the Japanese consulate at that point.
The report shows that in 1924 the
quantity was 476,454 pounds, as
compared with only 299,695 pounds
in 1923. Total cheese shipments to.
the same destination last year
amounted to \ 2,685 pounds, a.*
againsit only 40 iri 1923.
A recent analysis of immigration
according to occupation of immigrants arriving in Canada since 1920
shows a steady increase in the ratio of agriculturists and domestics towards all others. In 1921
the figure was 35 per cent. It was
44 per. cent for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1922,* 47 per cent for
the fiscal year 1923-24 and 51 per
cent for-the nine moriths_ April to
.December, 1924.
. One of the outstanding features
of the Grain Commission Board's
report, for the season 1922-23, was
,the tributa paid .to the excellent
t service rendered by . the Canadian
.Pacific Railway in handling the
.western crop. Though the company
handled 105,000 cars of grain, it received only six complaints about
lack of cars from the railway and
commission combined. In 1923-24,
.with an even larger-number handled,- there were only eight fcoiri-
plaints...:-,..., 7''.  '-.X.y
f Orchestras from the Canadian.
Pacific steamships-*r "Empress-.. o��
France", and; "Empress Vof Scot-
jlarid",. when ��� they ; arrived recently
at. New York and before sailing on
their 7round the world and Mediterranean cruises : which-the company
starts .'.annually - from that *. port
-broadcasted through. WZ a ..forty-
five minute programme of selected
Scots, Engliah, Walsh, Irish, and Canadian airs, while the "Mpntroyal",
on her return from the company's
cruise to the West Indies, .broadcasted British and Spanish music
through WJY of New York. ��� V
.Information furnished/by ' j;'.
Frank Callbreath, packing contractor and general merchant, shows
that during the '1924 hunting 'season;: parties; secured 12 moose, 26
-caribou, 26 goat, 31 sheep, 16.black
f bear and 11 grizzles.- in the Telegraph Creek district of. British Columbia. Of the caribou,.the largest, shotby Jf -J. .Sartori/of Brook-'.
lyn,; N.Y.,' has a yspread. _ol47-inches/
fis '39% inches .long .and :Jhas : 27f;
.points.- -The-, largest sheep' horns
were 41% inches long, with a spread
off 31 inches; and were secured by
A.' I); 'Stewart,* of "New- York,' ��� ���
.'   The third annual. Eastern Inter-;
national  Dog"" Sled: Derby, run', off
at Qiiebec on February 19, 20 and
���21,    was    a    tremendous,, success..
. Twenty rtw.V: mashers.;.' .ahd X their
f teams'- 'frorrff many- parts ;of Canada
.'-andVthe-'7'United'1- States   competed
' over the 120-mile' course,, the race
feeing "won by Emile St. Goddard, of
...Le' - Pas," Man., ..who, also. won this
���year's ."'.derby   at   that   place. -The
last- day's-. - lap" was  run ��� through -. a
blinding snowstorm, which gave .the
thousands, of - sports' visitors  from
-Canada and thc- United States.:"w&o
witaeised it, a vivid impression of'
normal" conditions ��� expsEieacso,  oy-
these outfits, ���. -:--;;-"V*-.- --.- ��� .-.���*.', W->
Very heavy summer travel is anticipated by the Canadian Pacific
Railway during- 1925, especially to-
conventions on the Pacific coast of
Canada and the United States, C. B.
Foster, passenger traffic manager
of the company, announced recently.
Canadian and American railroads
expect 150,000 persons to ��� attend
these conventions, some of' which
will be very large. At least thirty
westward bound special trains, and
as many eastward bound, will .be
provided by -the Canadian Pacific
to handle the delegates, Mr. Foster
stated, and Banff and Lake Louise
expect great seasons, as so.many
of the travellers will stop off-' at
those famous mountain resorts.
There will also be a very heavy
movement to conventions'" in eastern Canada and the eastern United
States, j
CONFEDERATION
LIFE   ASSOCIATION
1924 ��� Record Year    1924
THE MOST PROGRESSIVE OF 53 YEARS
STEADY GROWTH
Expense Rale Decreased   ' ,   Lots Mortality Ratio
Largest Surplus Earned in An}) Year
New  Insurance written and revived....$ 3-1,161,916.00
Total Insurance in force Dec. 81, 1924.... 181,480,802.00
Total Assets _._    40,(i25,4��0.00
Total Income ..._.  V.........    U,186,548.00
Paid Policyholders and Beneficiaries....     3,539,198.00
TOTAL AMOUNT PAID AND HELD ON POLICYHOLDERS'
-    ACCOUNT IN 53 YEARS
^3��|_^     	
~G\ix.:> ^ cyt��
m
$88,785,886.00
C. S. MACDONALD, f$0$$
General Aianager.     ^S&M&'i
Full Annual Reports are on the press, and will be sent on application.
HOWARD FARRANT, CHARLES KING,
District Manager, Rogers Building, Vancouver, B.C.
Agent, Greenwood, B.C.
.
NOTICE
An examination for Forest Rangers will be
held at Grand.Forks on April 8th, 1925. Application will lie received up to'noon of April 1st, bv
the District Forester, Court House, Nelson,
from whim application forms and fuirparticu-
lars may be obtai tied.   Fee $1.00.
Candidates must be British subjects, not
more than forty years of age, resident iii British
Columbia for at least one year, of good character and physical condition, with woods experience and familiar with the practical side
of logging, timber cruising, surveying and
forest protection, with knowledge of the Forest
Act and able to\organize tfork and handle
men. *"-
This examination is to establish an eligible
list for the next year from which appointments
will be made fts rangers are required. One
ranger is required -immediately.
W. U. MacINNES,
Civil- Serjice Commissioner,
-,'���'. Victoria'; B.C
NOTICE
If you want to be with - the
crowd get your seats early for- the
Vaudeville Entertaiomeat. Reserved seats 75c. Admission 50c
and 25c.
SYNOPSIS UF
LAND ACT AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, , unreaerved, . ��urve<ye��J
Crown lajada may bo pr��-empted by
Brltinh lufejaota ovar It ireera of age.
and hy alians on daoiarinir Intention
to b*��coxna Brttlah a*ubj��eta, conditional upon, raaidence, occupation,
and improvaznant Cor agrlcultural
purpoeaa. _, W   '���
Full -information,, obhcarnlne- regulation* .'. regarding'' prs-urjiptlons is
glvan In Ballattn No7l,.XAnd Serte3,
[ "How to .Pra-ampt. Land," peoples of.
which can-*>��-obtained fr*s ot.dhargd,-
by . addraailnr.. tha Department of
Larida, Victoria, B.C, or to a,ny'.Gov-
ornmant Agant.   '��� ''<   ""''.-.
Reoords will' ba . granted'*'..covering-
only, land" suitabl* for agricultural"
-purpoaaa,- and:-which ia not- timber-
land, . l.a.,. csxrylriy ���" ��*v��r 5,000. -board
feet par acra waat pi thd Coast Rar_s�� .
tuid '8,000' faet par acre east of that-
-Rangtt. ���-    .-.���-.  ���  .. " ,..' .... V
��� Appllca.Uon8 for pre-emptions. aro
10 ba addresiad to'the. Land Com:
mlealonar. of.'tha' I^and .RocordiiiBDi -.
: Vlalon, ln which tlie land applied- for
���Is iltuated,-and are made on.printed,
forma; _ copiea- ��f . which ca.n be ob-
talnad from th* Land: Commissioner
Pra-emptloha must bo occupied foi
.five* yeara _ and. lmprov��m.ont8. made
to v^lue of |10 p��r aero7lncluding
. clearing and cultivating-* at least Ave
acraa, before, a Crown-Grant-can bo" ���
received..
' For mora detailed .'information see'
the BulleUh "How to. Pre-empt
Land.'-        :    .
PURCHASE . f:
. Appllcatlona are" received' for pur.,
chac*-* of    vacant   &nd_   unreserved'
.'Crown landa, not' being:. tim'berland
tor agricultural purpoaes; uninlmum
prio* cf firat-olaw (amb!��) land la $5
par acre, mid aeco&d-ola^a tgr&zlng)
land |J.50 per acre,- Further Information . ragarding ' purchase or' lease.
of Crown' lands U "given in Builettn
No. .10, X_and gariea. "Purahaae and
, Leaae of Crowe I*Jida."   *-.-:.
Mill, factory, or industrial, sites on
. timber land, not exoeedlng ,40 acres,
rraS .b�� puroSt&aed or leased, the con-
.ditiosu . .including payment: .of
itusapage.
7;-7HOMjE8ITE'' t.EASES7:'X )-)
. Unaiirraye* ��x*m, not exceeding 26
&or��a, may. be leased a* homeaitss.
coodltlssal upon .a dwelling .being
erected* in tb* first year, title being
obtainable. after raaldence; and \m-
. proyement oondlUonts are. .fulfilled
and.- iajnd' has" been -surveyed.:' '-���,-
7 ' LEASES   ;
For gr&xfng and. induvtiri&l pur-
poiM ar*aa sot exseeding. 840 acre_>
may b�� les��e4 toy ��a* person or a
compaajr.
. Un��*r tbe Qru&x* Ant tiie Proviso* i�� divleed Stale gnsHag dietricU
and Hx* raase aeaialtttnA under n
Gr*9ia$ ��� . Osxasilssionar. Annual
grasiiif permitJ art i��ra��d based on
numbsrs ruiffed. priority being giver,
to ssta^Ueiea owa��ni. Stock-owners
tnay fcria   fMK.oaiat_Ion__    for    rang*
' naaag6ni��a��. 3*r*a, er -partially fr*��
c-ermila  ar* ��t��U&^L��   itj    settlers.
..cauauwrs sj*ft tn.r^I��ra. np to tes
bead. ,  :
la the matter of tbe "Trustee Act"; and in the
matter of the Estate of David Addason
Terhune. Deceased. 0i ���
NOTICE is hereby given that Probate of
the Will of David Addason Terhune, late of
���\Vestbribg-e' in the District of Yale, Farmery
who died on the 20th day of November, 1924, has-
been issued to Samuel T. _uarsen, the Executor.
All persons havinR-claims aprairrst the estate
^ire requested to semi full particulars tlrereof,
duly verified, to said Samuel T. Larson, Peu-
ticton, B.C., on or before the 21st day of March,
1925, after which date the Excctrlor will proceed
to distribute the Assets of said Estate anions
the persons entitled thereto, having regard only
to claims - of wliich he shall then have had
notice. f,
Dated at Green wood,, B.C., February 19th,
1925.
1 I. H. HALLETT,
Solicitor ioi-the. Executor.
DR.   A.   FRANCIS
Physician and Surgeon '
Residence Phone 69
Greenwood
\
DR.
A. J. DORMAN
DENTIST X)', ".
Office:
McCutcheon Residence
. .- ��� ���.. ���
Greenwood
The Ledge for Job Printing
Advertise in The Ledge
Grand Forks - Greenwood
Electoral District
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I shall,
on Monday, the 6th day of April, 1925, at the
hour of 10 o'clock iu the forenoorr, at the Court-
House, Greenwood, hold a Special Sitting of
the Court ot Revision for the purpose of revising' the Ijist of Voters for the said Electoral
Dislrict, aud of hearing and determining aay
ami all objections to thai retention of any
name on tire said List, or to the registration
as a voter of any applrcauCfor registration;
aud for the other purposes set; forth in the
���'Pioviricial Elections Act."    .- -
Dated at .Greenwood, B.C., this 23rd day of
February, 1925.
P. H. MCCURRACH,
Registrar of Voters for the
Grand Forks-Greenwood
Electoral District.
-���_'���_-    " '���. ��� '"��� -"      " '   ���   _.""''-i"-" t. j. ��� a*1"
L
Greenwood Laundry
7 .Now Ocen EotBusiness7
All whlterHelD :
X-X      ��� Give us a trial   . .* -
SWANSON & VIGOR',Props
'..*: Swayne House, Silver St. 7
"Do you; ;know?" You should
buy seatseariy forthe.Vaudeville
Entertainment;iis the Greenwood
Theatre on April 3rd. 7    V
"The Old Polks At
Home"
One of the finest uses to which  -
the.,long-distance telephone can  be
put'is the bringing of good cheer to
"the old folks at home,"   Sons and      o
""  daughters living   miles   away, can
delight their parents  with a long- *
distance chat every now and then���
perhaps every week-end.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY.
Tlie Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
Office,1. Smelting and Refining' Department
.���-'/  . TRAIL; BRITISH COLUMBlif ' ....
SMELTERS AN& REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Leadand Zinc Ores
ff   .Producers  oi   Gold,    Silver, f Copper,    Pig   Lead" andf Zinc   . .
���-������:'    7    '* '-  ''" ''TADANAC' BRAND   "V   W. -"V'7' ""'.'-""
The Mineral Province of Western Canada t
'y'y xy --w /X0:BND:;pJFfiDECEMBER,;19^        'xx--^
Has   produced   Minerals as   follows:   TPlacer   Gold,-   876,962,203;   Lode
Gold, $113,352,656; SiWer,'|63,532,f655; Lead.858,132,661; Copper., ��179,046,508; V.7
Zin<v $27,904,756; Miscellasieons Minerais, $i,408;257; Coal and Cokei, $250,-
968,113; Bnilding 8Soae, Bric^, Cemenfe, etc. ,'$39,415,234, .'making'. J6h Mineral
Production to fehe end of 1923 ahow an '*���".    - ..      .-
7    X^m^^mit of $810,-722,7.82.^.-1,:XX
for they ear Ending December.1923* 1^04,3
."  ;f The   Mining   Laws of this _Proyinc8 We more liberal,' and the fees lower,.
f shan those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any Colony in-the British
" -Empire; .'���"-.."' ���' X-.[. Z-. -7-..���
Hineral locations are granted to. discovererB.(or nominal fees,
,        Absolute  Titiea are  obtained   by developing snch properties, tho sfecurity
oi which is guaranteed by Crown Grants. ��� ���   > .   \
Fall information, together with Mining KeporEs and Maps, may be obtained
grati..'by'addr^8ing~ ..... -~    *'-'-.. ���
- X - ' ���   * -
THE RON. TBE MINISTER OF MINES
yx-.yx'x;"'- - ��� VICTORIA. Britlsli Columbia.' ."

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