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Array Provincial-Library
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GREENWOOD, B.C.;, THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1927
No. 40
,.      We Carry, a Large Line of
Hardware
including
McLary's Enamel,  Galvanized and Tinware
McLary's Heaters .
inspect our Stock
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
/i
When fresh Vegetables are scarce
We offer the finest quality in cans
Carrots      -     - per can 30c
Cauliflower per can 30c
Brussel Sprouts per can 30c
Spinach    -      ��� per can 25c
Asparagus      per can 40 & 45c
Mushrooms " 2 cans .95c
Tomatoes   -      - 3 cans 50c
For quality and value order from
Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
Spring Housecleaning
We have a complete stock
For a Suggestion,
Look at our Windows
TAYLOR & SON
Phone 17
BfliMwytTflTmgMW
MEAT  MARKET
GREENWOOD,  B.C.
All Meat kept on Ice
during the hot weather
SPECIAL THIS WEEK
head Cheese 15c.    Sausage 25c
Home Fed.Bacon, sliced, 30c to 40c per Ib
MOTHER'S DAY
May 8th
Remember her with a box of
SPECIAL STATIONERY
-or-
CHOCOLATES
Don't forget her on this date
GOODEVE'S DRUG STORE
��� "HIM '.���I?' ��� Iffif!!���*"�� "����** ��*' i���t,��i_ wsmMiHi LW
McMYNN'fr STORE, Midway, B.C.
We have a new stock of
Men's Work Shoes at $3.50 and up
-also-
Men's Dress Shoes and Oxfords
 and a complete line of	
Tennis Footwear for Men, Women and Children
Ail at Reasonable Prices
. See our stock of
1       Dunlop and Goodrich Tires before buying elsewhere
Spring Cleaning
It is getting- almost time
for the spring clean-up.
Why not have your clock fixed up when
you are putting everything else in order
You will find our
Watch Repairing Department
second to none
in this Western country
Let us have your Repairs now and start
.    out this Spring on. Schedule Time
;:-\'.:V:;.r^':A^
Watchmaker and Jeweler
F. J. White, Mgn
The United Church of Canada
Rev. Andrew Walker, B.A.
Minister in charge,' Greenwood
SUNDAY, MAY 8th
Beaverdell 11 a.m.
Rock Creek 3 p.m.
Greenwood 7:30 p.m.
QJNew" Spring Millinery 'JS
ML        Is on Display 3|
**     In latest styles and colors    -*��
��S Prices Reasonable - ,%5
Jti        Lovely flowers        J^J
0\  Hat Trimmings or Ball Dresses wv
C5 New Canvas Shoes
���ug     for men, boys and children
W .   Call and inspect our goods
|| Ellen Trounson's Store i
w-iAif'trt^wvV^yV'
Real Estate & Insurance
Fire; Accident & Sickness, Life,
Automobile, Bonds, Burglary, &c
Auctioneer
Houses for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
CHARLES KING
_<
GREENWOOD,  B.C.
���too fine for mere
words to Describe!
Adapted from the story by
Jeffery Faruol
also a Felix comedy   ���
"Rings the Ringer"
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, MAY 7th
Commencing at 8.15 p.m.
Adults 50c. Children 25c.
Fri., and Sat, May 13 and 14
Jackie Coogan in
"Johnnie Get Your Hair Cut"
Of Local Interest
Hospital Day, Friday, May 13.
Roy Clothier of Beaverdell, is
in.town.
Trapping of beaver closed on
Saturday.
Free Miner's Certificates expire
on May 31st.
Geo. Hambly has returned to
town from Beaverdell.
J. B. DeLong, High School
Inspector, was in town this week.
A. P. Bowsher has returned
from a two weeks holiday at his
home in Oyama.
Tom Hick, of Victoria, auditor
for the Liquor Control Board, was
here on Tuesday.
Major IR. Gray and Major F..
E. Glossop of Kettle Valley, were
visitors in town ori Tuesday.
Master Donald Smith is visiting
his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
G. A. Smith, in West Grand
Forks.
T. Hartland left on Monday
for Fauquier where he will reside.
Mrs. Hartland will join him in a
few months.
Alec Purkis returned to Nelson
on Tuesday after a few days visit
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
H. J. Purkis.
Sam Matthews had the misfortune to lose his' residence and
contents, by fire .last week in
Grand Forks.
Mrs. Ellen Trounson will hold
an Auction Sale of Household
Effects on Saturday, May 21st.
Watch for posters.
Dr. W. D. Smith, dentist, of
Grand Forks, will be at the Greenwood and District Hospital on
Sunday, May 15th.   -
��rJ:,, R. Mpoyboer, of. the.. Grand
Forks.Garage, was in town'-on
Monday en route to Keremeos to
deliver a new Chevrolet truck to
a contractor.
Mass will be celebrated in the
Catholic Church at 10:30 o'clock
on Sunday, May 8th. Confirmation and first communion on
Thursday, May 19th.
Frank Fraser of Beaverdell, is
spending ten days at his home
here. Frank fractured a rib- last
week and has to lay-off from
work_untiLit_mends. . ^_
Messrs. K. McLaren, Geo.
Meike, S. Collett and M. Jervis,
all welKknown citizens of Kelowna
visited town yesterhay on business with G. S. Walters.''
Miss E.-L. Matthews left for
Grand Forks today after a week's
visit with her uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. F. L. Peterson, en route
home from attending the University in Vancouver.
D. R. McElmon was in town
for a few days this week. D. R.
spent the winter in Bellingham,
Wash., and he will stay around
Beaverdell until the fall. He is
enjoying good health.
ASS A YER
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box L1108, Nelson, B.C.
Charges���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
$1.00 each. Gold-Silver $1.50. Silver-
Lead ' $2.00. ^Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00.
These cha'rg-esmade only when cash is
sent with sample. Charges for other
metals, etc., on application.
CASH SPECIALS
Saturday and Next Week
Lemons     -     -      35cperdoz. 3 doz for $1.00    7
Ingersoll Maple Leaf Watches now reduced from
$2.00 to $1.75 Sun vispr free with each watch
Save money on ammunition:
22 short box of 50 30c; 500 $2.7.5
22 long box of '50 35c; 500 $3.25
An assortment of Ladies White Canvas Pumps    <���*
ancl Oxfords, some with rubber0 soles and
some leather soles       -       values to $3.50
Sale Price $1.00 per pair
Galvanized buckets, a large 14 qt pail,
good value at $1.00, our price 55c
More Oregon Prunes '���     -        25 lb box $2.75
Sugar      -      -      100 lbs $8,15   20 lbs $1.65
Save on your gas bill.   Buy a drum.
Drums loaned without charge
BROWN'S STORES
Midway
and
Rock Creek
Rock Creek District Items
J. O. Thompson left on Monday
for Rossland.
Fred Madge has returned from
a visit to Spokane.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Hanrahan and
daughter, left recently for Vancouver.
James McCreath of Greenwood,
has taken a position in the Rock
Creek Hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Newmarch
of Greenwood, were visiting in
the Valley on Tuesday., ���
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Madge and
daughter, Rosie, were visitors to
Greenwood on Thursday last.
Major and Mrs. R. Gray, Mrs!
G. B. M. Gane, and E. F. Wilson
returned on Friday from a visit
to Spokane.
The Rock Creek Fall Fair will
be held on the first Friday in
October. Prize lists will be issued
in a short time.
Miss Juanita Docksteader has
returned to her home in Grand
Forks after a visit with Miss
Winnifred Whiting.
The annual meeting ��� of the
Kettle Valley Golf Club will be
held in the Ingram Bridge School
House on Saturday, May 7th, at
2:30 p.m.
Wm. Johns, proprietor of the
Riverside Hotel, has taken over
the dining room in this well-known
hostelry. Mr. Johns expects a
large tourist trade this season.
The Rock Creek Women's' Institute intend to give a Big Dance
on the 1st of July, 1927, for the
benefit of the Crippled Children
of B. C. Posters will be issued
later.
R. W. Foster has opened a bake
shop in the building known as the
Riverside Hotel annex. Mr.
Foster was until Saturday in
charge of the Riverside Hotel
dining, room and , at- that time
baked on an average o'f 240-loaves
a day.-- He will greatly increase
this number at his new shop. He
will also specialize in pastry making.
A Big Picnic Celebration will
be held under the auspices of the
Rock Creek Women's Institute at
Ingram Bridge on Tuesday, May
24th. A Memorial Service at the
Monument, with Boy Scouts in
attendance, will take place at 12
noon; Basketball 12:30; Children's
sports 2 p.m.; Baseball at 3 pjn^
Dance in Riverside Hall in the
evening.   Watch for posters.
Mrs. Howard Smith and son,
Howard, Jr., spent a few days in
town this week the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. G. S. Walters. While
here Mrs. Smith received treatment for an infected hand at the
District Hospital.
Howard Pannell was a visitor
in town on Wednesday from Midway. Howard is making a success
of custom hatching and this week
he will re-set his incubators with
1000 eggs. He shipped chicks as
far as Proctor last week.
Keep' in mind the date of
Hospital Day, which is Friday,
May 13th. There will be a Show
in the local Theatre and a Dance
in the Masonic Hall afterwards.
By attending these affairs you are
supporting your Hospital.
The following interesting item
is taken from the Auckland Weekly News, New Zealand, of Jan:
20th, 1927: "A pre-war built car
was seen in Auckland a few days
ago, with the badge of the Automobile Club of British Columbia
on the radiator."
Miss Lillian Pickthall, who has
entertained the people ��� of Greenwood so frequently the last few
years, has received very favorable
newspaper comment for her singing at various times during the
past winter for the Vancouver
Women's Musical Association;
Last week at the Musical Festival
held in Victoria, Miss Pickthall
was awarded the gold medal and
first prize for the competition in
the class for contraltos. This high
honour will be welcome news for
all old friends of Miss Pickthall in
this district. .
Council Sets Clean-Up Days
May 10th and 11th
��� The City Council met in regular
session on Monday evening Mayor
Gulley presiding and. present
Alderman King, Portman, Taylor,
Peterson and Forshaw.
A large amount of correspondence through the Trustee from the
bondholders was read and thorT
oughly discussed. The "information and statistics supplied by the
City Clerk being considered satisfactory both by the Council arid
Trustee.
��� Letters and pamphlets from the
Executive Committee' of the National Committee for the Celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of
Confederation and a circular from
the Premier of B.C., also in con- "
nection with the celebration were'
read and discussed. Aid. Forshaw .
reported that the   Rock  Creek
Farmers   Institute  had  already""
taken preliminary steps towards
holding a district celebration and
in view of this the Council felt it
would be unwise to  commence "
any separate undertaking.- Aid.
Forshaw was appointed as representative of the Council for a
future meeting and the City Clerk
instructed to forward the documents received to Major Gray of
Kettle Valley;
Completion of work on the
Silver St. pole line was reported
by Aid. Peterson and further work
as outlined received authorization.
City Clerk was ordered to investigate reason for increased power
consumption during April and no
apparent increase in revenue.
The Water committee had a
lengthy report covering conditions
of the water system and' extra
trouble is being experienced due
to high water. Up to the present
Twin creek is well under control
and the -reservoir on that creek
has been overhauled and. .cleaned.
Providence creek channel is
���normal the water having been
diverted by other parties and the
Council disclaimed all responsibility/ in connection with this
diversion..    ..--/'..    ' '",""' "���'
Clean-up days will be Tuesday
and Wednesday, 'May 10th and
11th and householders are -requested to have any rubbish
placed. conveniently for removal
on Wednesday.
Conditions at the cemetery were
severely criticized and the City
Clerk was instructed to write the
various organizations to whom
portions of the cemetery have ���
been presented,' asking that work
be done to improve the place held
by_them~ "'
Midway News
- Mrs. L.. Leggatt returned last
week from spending the winter in
Victoria.
Miss Gwennie Salmon has accepted a position in the Grand
Forks Hospital. *
Sam Bender is making preparations to commence logging on
Chas. Watson's land.
The Women's Institute will
meet on Saturday, 7th inst. in the
Farmer's Hall at 2:30 p.m.
JSTellie Wren, daughter of Mr.
and. Mrs. T. A. Clark, sang over
the aadio from San Francisco last
Friday evening.
Mrs. T. Roberts entertained on
Tuesday last in honor of Miss A.
Jones, the occasion being > this
popular young lady's birthday.
At the Ladies "Aid meeting last
Saturday the following officers
were elected: President, Mrs.
Harold Erickson; Vice-President,
Mrs. James Bush; Secretary, Miss
Joy Sharp; Assistant Secretary,
Mrs. W. Salmon; Treasurer, Mrs.
A. Porter".
Jubilee District Celebration
The Jubilee Celebration meeting will be held in Riverside Hall,
Rock Creek, on Saturday, May
14th at 2:30 p.m. It is hoped
there will be a large attendance'
as plans will be formulated for
the District Celebration on July
1st. ,  	
Never Touched Him
The waiter was taking- the order of a
pretty young lady who was accompanied by a florid, pudgy, middle-aged
man. *; "And how about the lobster?"
the waiter inquired.
"Oh, he can order whatever he likes,''
came the startling reply.
"Want to go to the theatre tonight?"    j
"I have nothing to wear," said his ���>
Wife peevishly. W     -
"That won't matter.   I only meant
one of those moving picture theatres
where its dark."���Ex. TOE   GREENWOOD   LEDGBI
Its fine qualities preserved in the
modern Aluminum package.
Americans Use Radiophone
RED ROSE ORANGE PEKOE is extra good.
One of Canada s Assets
Calls
ncreasing With Advent of U.S.
Visitors to London
Kadiophono talks with America
from London are rapidly increasing
with the advent of United States,
visitors. It has been found that a
largo proportion, of the calls from
London were made by American
business men slaying there. Twenty-
six calls to New York and elsewhere
in the United Stales were made in
one day last week from one London
hotel and all by American business
men. An American staying at a
leading hotel paid for his telephone
talks lo Chicago four and one-lialf
limes as much as his hotel bill. One
conversation alo'ne cost him $275.
' Every citizen is,'or-* should bo, interested iu all things pertaining to the
development and prosperity of Canada, -whether ho viuws it'from a broad
imtrioUc fin-1 national standpoint or the moro selfish one of how his individual business ami welfare is alleclcd. Anything any citizen can do' to advance
national interests ami progress is, Iherefore, to bo expected of him.
11 is generally recognized that it is in the interests of a country to.
develop its export trade to a poiutobeyond'the volume and value of-.its
import trade; in other words, to'create what Is known as a favorable balance
of trade. Export trade is made up of those articles produced or manufactured
In Canada and sold in other countries; import trade consists of produce and
goods of other countries brought into Canada and sola to its people. That is,
Canada must send Its money abroad to pay for imports, while on the other
hand, foreign money is paid fo Ur; for goods we export. In practice, of course,
exports really pay for our imports; hence llie strength of developing exports
in excess cf iinjiorls.
There is, however, one exception to this general rule. Money itself when
imported adds 10 the -wealth of tho country much the same as exports ol
���produce and goods adds to it. And il is immaterial the-form in -which such
money may come.       t
Of laic years a new Industry has developed on the North American
conlineiTl, although it is aa old industry in Franco. Switzerland, and some
other lands. We refer to Tourist traflic, which has long becn a source of
great income to France and Switzerland'. Tourist trallic has, with the advent
of lhc automobile and the building of good roads, become ono of the major
industries-of Canada, and, unlike most imports, iho more tourists wo.can
import the richer Canada is made. It follows that everything in reason
stiuuld he done hy Canadian--, to encourage au increase in such unfile.
Tourists come to' Canada for a variety of reasons. Thcy arc glad to get
away from tho excessive heal, of thc south in summer; with the development
of so many large cities iu lhe United States those 'who can afford lo do so
are anxious to i!ee to the woods, to tho lakes and river resorts; some come
for the purpose of hunting aud fishing; some with the idea of investigation
of Canada's resources ana possibilities and investment therein. All in thcir
travels look for comfort, pleasure and beauty of surrounding.-..
The uiountais scenery and -winter sports of Switzerland arc lhal coun
try's drawing cards. Canada can orfcr just us fine mountain scenery as
Switzerland, and un infinite variety of other natural beauty -which the land
of thc Swiss lacks. Canada's national park* aro without exception among
the finest in the world.
llut to' got to the mala point of this article. Tourists travelling oui
provincial and country highways, en route hither and thither, desire 10
follow thc most attractive ard beautiful roads. Bare, treeless levels do not
attract, but -winding trails and roads through little valleys and park-like
counlry make a powerful appeal. II is in these districts, too, that a profusion
of wild {lowers ilouvish, .making the whole countrywide beautiful and a
constant surprise and joy fo lhe visitor.
Uut these wild flowers are in danger. People exclaim at thc beauty of
a certain patch a'nd forthwith proceed to break off the blooms or even tear
the giants up by the roots. In a few short hourr, they aro ���withered and
thrown away. Had they been left undisturbed thoy would have given
pleasure to scorns of passing tourists, adding to thc attractiveness of thc
route along which they bloomed. Not. ouly yo, but they would havo reappeared next year and by scattering seed tar. and wide would havc greatly
increased in nurnbor. Thc serious thing is that through destruction their
beauty was lost, not for ono season alone, but for all, time, and tho loveliness
wliich marked a spot this year Is bereft, of its charm in future years.
The moral h:  Stop tlits thoughtless picking of our prairie and forest
wild flowers.   Try to realize that these wild flowers mean not only beauty
to' our country bul that they attract visitors and have an effect in adding
^.In-tho-mattTiaLwealth and nrosporily of the Canadian people.	
Painful Sprains, Bruises,
Restored By Nerviline
There Is soothing power ln-Nerviline
that has made It famous for nearly
fifty years past. It sinks In deeply, 11
penetrates quickly, it takes.away-the.:
pain from a sprain and brings grateful relief to bruised, aching muscles.
If your joints are stiff and you are suf-'.
ferlng from Rheumatism or Lumbago;
If Neuralgia bothers you now and
again, use trusty old "Nerviline." It
works wonders, whether the pain is
internal or external. Get a large 35-
ccnt bottle from your dealer today.
Sends Greetings to Canada
President of, Cuba Pleased With
Existing Friendly Relations
Expressing keen satisfaction with
the financial and economic relations
between Canada and Cuba, President
iJJachado has sent cordial greetings
to Canada through .the Hon. Vincent
Massey. The Cuban, president discussed the affairs of the two countries with the Canadiau minister
during his short visit to Washing-
ion. It. is understood that the rumored intention of Cuba to send a
minister plenipotentiary 10 Ottawa
was not discussed.���New York Morning Telegraph.
"The" Confederation"
Name Given   to   New  Canadian   National  Train  Commemorates
Canada's Diamond Jubilee
An Important extension ot Canadian "National Railways passenger
train service between Eastern Canada and the Pacific Coast, is announced" by II. II. Melauson, general
passenger traflic manager' of the
System.' Under a new chcdulc
which becomes effective on June
21th, from Toronto, and June 27th
lrom Vancouver, trains No. 3 and No.
���i. now operating between Winnipeg
and Toronto only, under the namo of
"Thc National" will operate between
Toronto and Vancouver on a 93-hour
schedule westbound and 91 hours anu
10 minutes schedule eastbound, II
It was announced also that in honor
of Canada's diamond jubilee, thc
trains under tho new service will
bear the title of "The Confederation."
These trains operate'with the latest type all-steel equipment, including tourist and standard sleepers,
dining cars aud radio-equipped observation library cars, and' have
proven very popular with passengers
between Toronto arid Western Canada points since their inception. On
the new schedule, the trains will
carry a mountain observation car be-'
tween Kamloops and Vancouver, and
will thus provide 'passengers with
tho opportunity of seeing tho beau-
tics of lho famous Fraser River canyons en route.
An important change in the rout-
isg of "Tho Confederation" across
the prairie provinces is also announced. Under tho new schedule
these trains will operate via Brandon, Manitoba, and' Regina, Saskatchewan, thus giving through sei--
vice to those important ciiies in tht-
wesf.
RHEUMATIC MISERY
Canadian Farmer
Tells His Experience
"Les" Booth, widely known Ontario farmer, and a sich
man for 20 years, suffered daily, only half alive*
Nchv strong, robust, vigorous, credits new
found health to Tanlac
' Though popularly known as "Les,"
Mr. liooth's correct first name is
Georgo. His homo is at 271 Pcrlh St.,
Brockville. For tho past three years
ho has enjoyed vigorous health but
what ho endured before then is best
told in Ids own words. "For twenty
years my arms, shoulders, back and
hips, ached with rheumatism," said
Mr. Booth. "Often I had to quit work
entirely nnd I remember one bad spell
that kept mo in bed for six months.
7 "My case got to bc so chronic that
the help ran the farm. I was practically helpless. Even my wrists ancl -
hands would swell up so that I couldn't
write my name. I dreaded bedtime,
for I got no rest, but lay there in
agony, waiting for morning. Nervous
spells *would seizo me and I would
tremble all over like a leaf.- I couldn't
get any benefit from my food and had''
to force, myself to cat. My weight was
far below normal.
"Three years ago I decided to givo.
Tanlac a good trial, for nothing else
had helped me. I could scarcely bc-
. lieye such results were possible _ as
those Tanlac soon showed. The aching
stopped, my appetite came back and _
I could cat heartily. My nights became more restful, too, and I slept
soundly. I gained 16 pounds which I
still retain, and I now work-hard outdoors from 8 to 10 hours a day. I never
liave an ache. It's hardly believcable!
If folks want to know.,what Taulao
can do, tell them to write.to"'Les
Booth, or to come.and.seo mc. I'll
tell'em."
If your health is broken from overwork or /neglect, profit from Mr.
Booth's.experience. Try Taulac, nature's own body builder, made from
roots, herbs and barks. Your drugfjNt
has it, Over 52 million bottles sold.
Mothers can easily know when
thoir children aro troubled with
worms, and they loso.no time in applying a reliable .remedy���Mother
Craves' Worm Exterminator.
Farmers Appreciated
Better Seed Cars
Making Animals Feel at Home
Lions aud tigers in Bronx Zoo' will
havc an opportunity to become acquainted with scenes of their childhood. Painted backgrounds purporting to picture the plains of Africa
and tho jungles o'f India, are being
Installed in the outdoor cage:.. Sim-
ilar backgrounds wero installed in
tho reptile house several years ago.
To the troubadour of old, wo arc
indebted for mest of our knowledge
of thc customs and thought of Medieval Europe. Ills songs, 2,500 of
them, have been preserved. Thcy
deal with drama, romance and fable.
Diamond cutturs who come to
London to buy gems remain in
Bemi darkness until the time comos
for examining the stones.
The  Londoner Won
A traveller was talking of some of
tho great ciiies he had visited, and.
he happened to remark that Loudon
was the foggiest city hc knew.
"Nonsense!" exclaimed an indignant Londoner. "I've been in a foggier place than London."
"Whero " was that " asked the
traveller.
"I couldn't find out whore it was,"
replied the Londoner; "it was too
foggy."
Relief Can Only Come Through
Better Blood���Liniments of
No Use
In no other disease docs the blood
become thin so rapidly as in rheumatism. Not only does it become Ihin
but if is loaded with impurities���
rheumatic poisons. Without the proper treatment these poisons increase,
the inflamed joints swell and tho patient becomes a cripple. Most trea4'
ments simply aim to keep down tho
pain, hence with every unfavorable
condition a renewed attack follows.
To cast out rheumatism the blood
mu.-s|. bo enriched and the rheumatic:
poisons driven out with the natural
secretions of the body. This can host
be done through a course of Dr. Williams" Pink Pills, which have a specific action on the blood, giving it
new richness and redness. Thou
sands have tried this treatment with
beneficial results. That every sufferer from, rheumatism who"docs not try
Dr.'Williams' Pink Pills is neglecting the most hopeful means ofrecov-
Ri-y is shown by the. statement of Mr.
David . Carroll, l'lctou, N.S., who
"For years I was troubled
Tho pains were
always re-
worse. I
belts and
not get
Onlv
this
Kecne, New Hampshire, claims to
have uthe widest concretes-paved
street in the world, measuring 1-10
feot from curb to curb.
When the sun shines lay aside a
little of your onthusiapin for a rainy
day.
says:���".b'o'r years
with rheumatism,
not continuous, but they
turned, and kept getting
tried so-called electric
many medicines, but did
moro thau - temporary relief,
those who havo suffered from
trouble will realize what I suffered
at times. I had begun to despair of
getting better when a friend urged
me to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.
In a short tlmo I could feol.this medicine helping mo so I gladly continued taking the pills and soon
found that every trace of the trouble had disappeared mid there was
a great Improvement In my general
health. It Is now two years since I
look Dr. Williams' Pink Pills antl I
have not had the least twlngo of the
trouble in that tlmo. That ls why I
confidently recommend tho pills to
other sufferers."
You can got those Pills from any
medicine dealer or by mail at 50c. a
box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine
Company, Brockville, Ont.
Attendance   at   28   Manitoba   Points
Reached Total of 4,418
Final report on the work of the
Manitoba Better Seed aud Poultry
Cars which were operated by tho
Manitoba Provincial Extension De-"
partineut of Agriculture in conjunc-
tios with the Canadian, National
JKaihvaya, during February and
March, shows that a total of 4,-llS
people visited thc cars tind attended the lectures at the 2S points visited.
These figures indicate an. average
attendance of 157 persons at each
point, a satisfactory result in view
of the fact that the Better Seed Cars
wero being operated for the first
time and of tho weather
whicli prevailed at some
the total attendance 1,057
dreu of Grade S and over.
In addition to lectures and a display, of noxious weeds    common   iu
Destroy Machine-Carved  Glass
Craftsmen Fear Machinery Will
Ruin   Hand  Cutting Trade*
Bohemia's famous glass-cutting industry is greatly agitated over tho
adoption of modern machinery to replace the proces of cutting by hand,
which has been the source of livelihood of thousands of families.
Fearing ultimate0 destruction of
thoir handicrafts, 1,000 trade glass
cutters, representing an ancient
guild of craftsmen, invaded a half
'dozen' factories and summarily demolished large stocks of machine-
carved glassware. Intervention by
thc police failed to pacify the rioters
and tho disturbances are spreading
through iho glassware belt.
Production of a carload of .ma-
chino-cut glassware requires less labor than a single hand cut vase, the
revolting glass-cutters declare. They
claim the foreign markets slill demand hand-cut wares and announce
their determination to ' halt further
Invasion by technical appliances calculated to' destroy their profession.
conditions
points. Of
wero chil-
MOTHER:- Fletcher's
Castoria is a'pleasant, harmless Substitute' for Castor Oil,
Paregoric, Teething Drops
and Soothing Syrups, especially prepared for Infants in arms and Children all ages.
;To avoid imitations, always look" for tlie signature cf CAa/VfT^uJjM
proven directious on each package.   Physicians everywhere recommend &
Canadian Alfalfa Seed
The superior quality of northern
grown seed Is nowhere more strikingly shown than in the success obtained with Canadian alfalfa seed.
For a long "time It wa3 found diflicult to grow alfalfa successfully in
many parts of Canada, but the development of an ample supply of hardy
strains of seed has, to a certain extent, solved the problem of wlnter-
killisg and the Dominion's alfalfa
crop increased from 238,000 acres in
1920 to 858,000 acres in192G.
the districts in which the cars operated,- practical demonstratioss in thu
cleaning of seed were given and
farmers were provided 'with lists
showing the screens which should be
used -to produce the. best results.
Live poultry were used In the poultry- car whicli also had accommodation for lecturing purpe'ses.
The staff consisted of George
Black; R. Whiteman; F. B. Hutt.'and
at various times visits were paid by
N. C. MacKay and II. E. Wood of thc
Extension Service Department and
by officers of the Agricultural- Department of thc Canadian National
Railways.
"Moto-Balloon" New Invention
Observation   Post   Can    Be   Quickly
Transformed   Into  Semi-Dirigible
A "moto-balloon,"   capable ��� of    remaining immobile in the, air  as an
observation post, though unattached,
or of being transformed Into* a semi-
dirigible within   a   half hour   was
launched at Milan, Italy, recently. It
was christened the "A-P," after. Its.
inventor, Colonel Avorlo, and his-as-,
sistant, Passoue.
It consists of a special typo of
captive balloon with the body replaced by a metallic tubular' apparatus equipped with a 400-horse pow--
cr motor and containing room for a
crew- of several men. It is capable oi
flying four hours at a speed between
30 and 40 miles an hour at an altitude of 6,500 feet.
Husband And Wife
Are Both Benefice
Many Americans Live in London
Number Increases  Fifty  Per Cent in
Ten Years .    .
Although a heavy reduction occurred in the sjumber of aliens living
in Groat Britain, the number of
Americans living there increased almost 50 por cent, in ten^years. This
is disclosed by the general report ot
the 1921 census of England antl
Wales, published for the first time.
Thc total population of -. England
and Wales numbered 87,886,099, or.
which there wore 18,075,239 males
~and~T978Tl7l6(Tfmnales_ ItT^densify
was,619 persons to' the square mile,
or about an acre per head greater
than that of any otlier country in the
world for which statistics are available. Nearly 80 per cent, of the population live in urban areas.
"Surplus" women Increased from
1,200,000 to 1,700,000.       -  :
The Welsh lacguage is "shows to be
gradually dying out: '
Mr.F. Spilay Speaks  Highly cf
Dodd's Kidney Pills
'Saskatchewan    Man    Who    Suffered-
From  Kidney Trouble Tells'of the -
Relief He Sought and Found.'
Springside,  Sask.   (Special)���"Both
my wife and myself   have    suffered
with ' strained kidneys, the pain being so bad at 'times that if'was impossible for either   of  ns   to   stoop
aud getting up was most.diflicult and
painful.   We    used'  Dodd's   Kidney
Pills and found ready relief in them
for this trouble."
This statement comes from Mr. T.
M. Spilay, Box 2, Springside, Sask.
Dodd's Kidney Pills aro purely and
simply a kidney remedy. They act
directly on the kidneys, strength'eu-
iiiK__them_and. putting them ln condi-
Coriis cripple tho feet and make
walking a torture, yet sure relief-- in
the shape of Holloway's Corn- Ro'
mover is within reach of all.
Elevator Contsruction
Grain elevator construction in
Western Canada this year will be on
au unprecedented scale, no fewer
than D50 elevators being already projected.
The largest refrigerating plant, in
the world recently wa3 " opened In
Buenos Aires. It is capable ot
handling daily 5,000 sheep and .10,-
000 cattle.
Treat corns with Minard's Liniment.
W.   N.   U.   1679
Is Becoming Important Factor
Tourist Business Means Millions of
Dollar to Canada.
The tourist business of'Canada has
grown to such proportions that H
now is considered by the Dominion
treasury to bo an extremely important factor Iii thc annual revenue of
tho country. How many people realize; for instance, that last year's
tui-novcr was very nearly ?2f>0,000,-
000? How many realize that this figure" is nearly three times as much as
Canada's entire budget was twenty
years ago? But the important point
to remember in this community is
that this enormous business lias been
developed by the town.and cities o'f
the Dominion that have conducted
campaigns similar to lhat which Victoria conducts every year. Yet some
people hesitate about approving a
small publicity grant instead o'f bearing ln mind tho relationship between
thc insignificant investment and the
very large return.���Victoria Times.
Teacher: "Surely you know what
thc word 'mltror' means, Tommy.
After you've washed, what do you
look at to see If your face is clean?"
Tommy: "Thc towel!"'
The man v/hqC��knows nothing ana
wants to find out everything is almost as big a boro as the man who
thinks he knows everything and in-
ists upon tolling it.
tion to .do their full work of straining
tho impurities out ofthe blood. .
Dodd's Kidney Pills have restored
sound "health to thousands 'of troubled mon ana women. Give them a
trial at once. !
Tho road to good health /lies
through tho kidneys, so' keep them
in good condition Avith Dodd's Kid-,
ney Pills. " ,:    '
"Wcrc you in Paris,. London, Berlin?" .  ; '   ���"
"I really couldn't tell you. My hus-.
ban bought all the tickets."
Man learns from his own mistakes,
but.ho never lives long enough '-to
complete his education.
A woniau never thinks of her husband as a gambler as long as.lie
does notMose.
Proved safe by millions and prescribed by physicians for
: Colds      Headache      Neuritis        Lumbago
Pain -     Neuralgia      Toothache     Rheumatism
DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEART
Minard's  Liniment for  dandruff.
Accept only "Bayer" package
which contains proven directions.
Handy "Bayor" l��xes of  12 tablets'
Also bottles of 24 and 100���Druggist*,
Aspirin ls the trade mark (rzjisterert tn Canada) nf Barer Manufacture of Hoooacetlo*
���cldester of Sallcyllcacld (Acetyl Salicylic Add, "A. 8. A."). While It la well knows
tbat Aspirin means Barer manufacture, to assist tlie public against Imitations, the Tablets
St Bayer Onajpa/ Trill be stamped wltit tbeir general trite nuk, tbe "Bijw Cms.'*1
H SHE   GREENWOOD   LEDGE
0\o
D
mmmmMmm
/STANDARD OF QUALITY FOR OVER 50 YEARS?
iMiW^IIiBRiAilrilMiWi
Alliance Not
Desirable
Cordial   Understanding   Betwees   Britain  and  U.S.  More   Desirable
Says American Ambassador
Alauson 11. Houghton, United
Stales ambassador, seconded tho recent suggestion by Sir Esme Howard, Uritish ambassador to' tho United States, lhat an Anglo-Saxon alliance would not better tho relations
between tho United State's and Great
Britain.
"We must not hope to seek lo develop thoso wholly natural relations
between lho Uritish and American
peoples into anything liko an alliance," Mr. Houghton said, in an ad
dross at a luncheon given before
Manchester Chamber   ol'   Commerce.
"The idea may be templing; nov-
lertheloss, I believe it to be wholly
false. To bring the English-speak-
ling peoples together into an armed
land exclusive group prepared if need
[bo to enforce Us collective wiil by
Iforce, would, if it wore possible, tend '
[neither to promote peace nor to as-
Istire our mutual security.
"It's only result would be to unite
lall.thc rest of tho world against us.
Jit would turn this earth once again
I'nlo an armed camp. In the ond
���precisely what wo sought to avoid���
(war���would result, and out of sucn
1*1 war, we may be sure that ncithei
honor nor safety nor profit to any
fpcople could possibly emerge.
"Thc peace, happiness    and   well-
| icing bf the world," lie added, "de-
liends largely upon a sound and cor-
Iliai understanding between  the Url;.
ish and American peoples." " \~
A Strange Plant
Is Good Paying Business
I Joted      Egyptologist      Recommends
Plumbing as Best Trade-
Plumbing as a    career   is   recom-
fuended lo members   or  the  Urilisu
rislocracy by Arthur -Weigall, noted
jigyplologlst who poinls to the new
lad of having expensively fitted bathrooms, even in the smallest houses.
Ifhero.is  no bettor-paying business
joday, declares.
��� Weigall    was    formerly   inspector
general  of antiquities  to  the  Egyp
linn Government and keeps up with
(he    limes    by'   following " modern
���lumulng.   Women iu  particular, he
jontends, appear to take five -or six
I'mes as many baths a week as thoy
id a few years ago.
-Tlierc-is-no -limit- lo-the-dueoratlve
hgeuuilies which  might bc injected
hto-the  plumbing  bu&iness,   ho   bole'.'os.
Good Sound Sleep Essentia)
i
Eight Hours Necsesary if You Would
Be Efficient Say Scientists
All you night owls lhat argue that
a good night's sleep and plenty of
It.is not necessary to keep humans
on their feet, and essential to the
best lcsults for man power haven't
a leg fo stand on���especially after
thcy had been out all night.
Scientists assert that not only is
eight hours of good rest necessary
each "day for eiliciency, but that it
Is also one of the secrets, of good
looks. So if you want to perforin
a full day's work well and become
attractive, too', in your personal
physique and contour, go to bed
early and you can then observe the
old adage: "Early to bed ami early
lo rise makes a good milkman."
"The head of thc Psychological
Laboratory at -Colgate University,
aided by a yoling doctor, made with
llireo willing subjects, a .scientific
study of the laws of sloop," writes
Eileen Bourne in Liberty.
"This experiment  brought out two
Ihings:   "First, it takes  about tnree
times as much energy lo accomplish
sustained   mental    work    after    six
: hours'  sleep  as  it  docs  after  eight
j hours.    Second, six hour of sleep on
'a soft.' springy bed is    worth    eight
hours'  sleep  on  a hard  bed.    Thus
eighL hours' sloop on a soil bod is
necessary preparation    for    working
without strain.
"Of course, these scientists were
interested in Lhe effect of sleep loss
on eiliciency, not on looks, lint the.
two qualities suffer equally. Not
even your temper shows the result
of nervous tension so'much as your
skin, and eyes. First and foremost,
then, comes thc investment is a good
bed. It wil play dividends in a look of
freshness and vitality. Second, after
yon get your bed, go to it: To make
restful sleep for eight hours the rule
and live or six hours the exception���
this is the whole point of tho Colgate
University experiment. Only then
can you eliminate strain from your
nervous system and its reflection
from your eyes and skill."
Compass Plant of Texas Responsible
for Saving Many Lives
A plant found in tho prairie of
Texas has bees responsible i'or saving the liven of many persons who
have, become lost during storms. II
was first brought to the attention of
tho scientific'world by Gen. Uenja-
min Alvord. Known as thc compass
plant, it received les name from the
strange properly exhibited by ils
leaves of presenting Iheir facus to
the rising and selling sun.
Thc compass plant is a perenial,
and during its first yoar beard radial
leavos only. In ils second year it is
a flowering herb, with four or five
leaves measuring from twelve lo
thirty inches hi length.
It is found mainly in (ho prairies
of thc Mississippi valley and ils
peculiar powers were well known lo
hunters aud settlers long before
Gen. Alvord discovered it. When
lost on dark nights they would
search for It, and by feeling its
leaves obtain their bearings.
World's Laziest Creature
Fresh Wa^er^. Tortoise in. London
Zoo Takes Life Easy
The modern urge lo "bo on the
go" has finally struck ihc Mantama-
la Terrapin, in the London zoo,
which' i.s known there as ihe world's
laziest creature, resulting in its
walking the entire length of ils taniv
and at rather a, fast pace, too This
fresh water tortoise, or turtle, had
reduced the s'ciencc of living" to a
minimum of ease and rest. For
months il. lay in oue corner of the
lank with scarcely a visible movement. Occasionally it gulped a fish
which came within its range. Small
water plants covered lho animal's
shell and it made no effort lo scrape
them .off. Baby alligators played
about tlio terrapin constantly, without disturbing its siesta.
Suddenly it went, on its walk���upsetting the equanimity of all its lank
.mares���but apparently it has settled
down again to another long rest.
Sell Airplanes on Installment Plan
London Dealers Keep "Samples" for
Customer's Selection
Enterprising aproplanc dealers
havo entered the installment plan
field alongside tho furniture houses
and real estate agents.
In London under (he new order of
affairs, two-seater machines, fully
equipped, may now bo bought for
��230 down (roughly $1,150) and
twenty-four monthly installments of
��2-1 15s.
The installment'plan ship has an
eighty horse-powered engine of the
latest type and can do 100* miles an
hour.
A prospective purchaser may in-
sped "samples" ln fhe downtown
shops, pay down his cash, go to Stag
Lane aerodrome, in the Edgwarc
Road, on the outskirts of London,
and Ilil away in his new craft with
all the pride of tho shopper who gets
what he wauls when ho wants it.
MAKE CARE OF
ABIES EASIER
Stomach disturbances and constipation'are responsible I'or much of
the peevishness of babies aud young
chiJdrm. When (ho baby is cross or
irritable the .mother should not rp,
sort to so-called soothing mixtures
to correct the trouble, for in tho
majority of cases these mixtures
simply drug the chiid into an unnatural sleep. What is needed is a
gentle laxative that will sweeten
the stomach and regulate the
bowels. Such a remedy is round in
Baby's Own Tablets. They aro easy
fo take and guaranteed lo be entirely
free from opiates and narcotics. Concerning them, Mrs. Jos. Tousaignant,
Ste. Sophie, Que., writes:���"I would
liko all mothers - to know that I feel
tliere is no other medicine to equal
Baby's Own Tablets. I always keep a
box- in thc. house, and thcir prompt
use never fails "to restore my little
ones to health." The Tablets- are
sold by medicine dealers or by mail
at 25 cents a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Go.,1 Brockville, Ont.
Cuticura Preparations
for AH the Family
For generations Cuticura Soap and Ointment have afforded the purest, sweetest and
most satisfactory method of promoting and
maintaining a healthy condition of skin
and scalp. Tender-faced men find thc
freely-lathering Cuticura Shaving Stick a
necessity. Cuticura Talcum is an ideal
powder, cooling and refreshing.
Bitopta Each Fret ly Mill. Address (.'ormdinn Depot:
"BtcMiome, Ltd., Montreal." I'rice, Soap 2Gc. Ointment
2; and SOc. Talcum 25c.
Cuticura Shaving Stick 25c.
Banker's Ten Rules for Success
/Vfter a mounted policeman' wa.-,
���un down by an automobile iu Eng-
juid, a law was passed requiring
(ight riders to equip their mounts.
iitli tail lights"Tixed' to the harness.
Less Exodus to States
Marked Decrease in Canadians Going
Across the Border
C. It. Taggart; Uniied States Consul al London, Ont., stales that there
has boon a tremendous falling off in
the number of Canadians seeking to
make their homos_ in the United
"Stated iri- tho iirst Ihrce months
of 1926 applications were made to
this ollice by 1,027 persons who desired to live in the United Stato.cj. hi
the first Ihree months of the present
year the number of such applicants'
had fallen to 491. -'   '
as
|f You Need a Tonic,
Get The Best!
���llaybrtll
j Mrs. Sophie Salway of 135 Wilson St.,
J'oodstock, Ont., (picture above) said:
jf had had an operation and was oxpect-
lg to have to undergo another. I was in
I very poor state of health���was weak, ifc
jemed tbat all my strength had left mc.
J could not do anything. It was quite
i-cessarythat I havo a good tonic to
like me strong enough for'iny second
������erntion so I took Dr. Tierce's Golden
jcdical Discovery and it soon had nw
1 H nnd strong, and I came thru thc
! 2ration without any trouble. Several
1'ier members of my family have taken
J'5 'Golden Medical Discovery' with
Jually good results ancl all have words
j praise for it."
I-Ask your druggist for' Dr. Pierce's
[scovery, in tablet or liquid form, or
lid 10c for trial j.kp. of tablets to Dr.
|jrce'a Laboratory, iu Bridgeburg, Ont.,,
. "Now, Able," asked a teacher ,in
one'of New York's Kast Side schools,
"what does the- Statute of Liberty
stand for?"
"Because, teacher, de vater iss too
deep vtiro sh/.- is.-, 'landing .to sit
down."
Jones���"Taking Jliss Smith out
last night must have cost you a lot
of money?"
Brown���"Only  thirty  fdiillings!"
Jones���"Is that all "
Brown���"Ves, she hadn't any iuok.
with her!"
He had spoken    to    hvv    on    Hit-.-
street  and  she  was  highly Insulted.
"I don't know you from Adam." she
said, indignantly.    "Vou ought   to,
he retorted "I'm dressed different.'
Ford���"My wife allows me to
only one sporting event-a lyeek."
I'ordson���"Why not    take,   iu "
six-day bicycle race?"
see
'tho
Eminent Financier Gives Good Advice
to Young Business Men
Ten rules for succes-s, which thai
eminent banker, Otto II. Kahn, says
he   has  given  to  many young  men
about lo -enter business, appear in a
recent interview   published    in   the
Daily I'rin'celonian:
' 1.   Eliminate   from   ycur   vocabulary thc word "perfunctory."
2. Think���exercise your   brain
you do yonr muscles. -
3. The most serviceable of all assets is .reputation. -
1.   Use-your L-nagii.ation.
5. Know how to bide your time
and to "sit tight."
(J lie". neighborly. Bo a gooti
sport. - Remember you" can't lift
yourself by do'wuing othois. -
7. "Work hard. It won't hurt yon.
__8._/l,ake_an_active_im.crcst-iii-pub-
lic affairs.
9. J.leet your fellow man frankb
and fairly. You don't have to go
'through business armed to tho teeth.
10. If'you arc successful, be patient, courteous and conciliatory.
Avoid ostentation.
A Use for. Everything
Australia Making Millions Out ot
Jack Rabbit Pest
Australia once upon a time frantically wondered what it would do
with the jack rabbit pest. These
ferocious creatures ate up all th.e
crops in s-igiit. A government boun-
1y wtis put on -ihom. Then it was
found that rabbit hides, were gooci
for material to build felt hats. Last
year the pelts of 7S,000,000 -jackb
'brought "? 12,500,000 into Australia.
There seems nothing so useless on
earth but that it has real valuo. Rome
day *\ve expect some genius will discover a uso for moth holes.    "
Untold Wealth in Dead Sea
Is Fabulously  Rich  in  Mineral  Saltc
Says Chemists
Tho Bead Sea, so salty that fish
and seaweed cannot live in it, has
prospects of conning to aggressive
life as a chomical production centre.
Scientists who investigated for the
Hebrew University have completed
a report for Dr. Chaim Weizmann, ils
president, who is now In the United
States, showing this historic salt
lake to bo as fabulously rich in mineral salts as if is in Biblical lore.
The chemists recommend that in
connection with the harnessing of
the Jordan Kivcr for power, now under way, steps may be taken to utilize the treasures of this inland sea.
."Ways and moans to carry out tho
recommendations ^ are under consideration,
The Dead Sea, 793 feet below the
level of the Mcditerrasoan, contains
25 per cent, saline element in comparison with 4.G por cent, in ocean
wator._ It is so heavy that animal
bodies will not sink in it. The report says -it contains in millions of
tons, potash, -2,000; magnesium
bromide, DS0; magnesium chloride,
22,000; ordinary salt, 11,000, and calcium 2,000.
The chemists estimate there Is
enough bromide to last the entire
world 35,000 years at the present
rate of consumption, and enough potash for 1,000 years. They also believe lhat production near .the ancient site of Sodom ancl Gomorrah
would bo cheaper than anywhoie
else in-'the world because of the intense heat, whicli causes rapid
evaporation. Tho Jordan River pours
6,000,000 tons of water dally into the
sea. but its level never rises.
Legend incorrectly- hefc it that the
sea poisons the air- so that plants
cannot even grow near it nor birds
lly over it.
Wins Short Story Contest
Winnipeo Writer Submits S'.ory That
Takes First Prize
Lillian Beynon Thomas, "Winnipeg,
is tho winner of the first prize or
?500 lu tiie $1,000 Canadian short
story contest conducted by. -Mac-
Lean's magazine. Her slory, "Fivu
Cenls for Luck," was unanimously
chosen by the judges a3 the best of
S3G manuscripts submitted. The second prize of $250 goes to R. V. Grey,
of North Battleford, Sask., author of
"Alouette.-" Two prizes of $125 are
awarded to Mazo De La Roche, ot
Toronlo, for her slory, "Good Friday," and to Leslie MacFarlane,
Haileybury, Ontario, author of "The
Root House."
Albert C. Trimble,
Man., received special
"Ex Nihilo Nihil- Fit."
ing Nothing Comes.)
The entries wero anonymous.
The winner of Ihe second prize, U,
V. Grey had never written lor publication  prior  to  this  contest.
cf    Dauphin,
mention    for
(Out of Nofh-
"Whistling for half an  hour after
meals," says  a well-known  whistler,
t
'lis the best possible aid    to   digestion."
-'Vn-P
y)
Spelling Mistake Furnished Clue
Anonymous letters written to the
villagers of Consignat, near Guerat,
France, using threats and making
fantastic accusations, have caused a
reign of terror for the past two
years* Many a farmer has. after receiving one of these letters seen his
barns in flames. A young- woman
has now been arrested is connection
with thc case. - In a letter dictateo
to her, she made a spelling mistake
similar lo one which occurred ia one
of the anouymouri letters.
Miller's Worm Powders do not
need .the after-help of castor oil or
any purgative io complete (heir thoroughness, bocau/'e they aro thorough in themselves. One dose of
ihein. and thcy will be found palatable by all children, will end ihe
worm trouble by making tho stomach and bowels untenable to the
parasites.   And not only_this, but the
'pow'dersrwiirbe certain to exert mo'st
beneficial influences In thc digestive
organs.
Alberta Sugar Beet Industry
The Canadian Sugar Factory Co.,
Ltd., of Raymond, Alberta, intends
growing beets on hair an aero of land
in the vicinity of Re,d Keen this summer for test, purposes, ff successful, a
new plant is likely to bc set up in tliat
vicinity.
Bees can't talk, but they often get
back at one with a stinging retort.
As intelligent working man has a
Tr      ICTO,
vocabulary of
educated man
10,000. words.
5.000 words, while an
Fho'ukl know .8,000  to
The word "zero" comes from ihe
Arabic "slfr," meaning "nothing.-
Our word "cipher" al.-.o came from
the same source.
Cliff Dweller's Burial Grounds
Thc lost burial grounds ol the
Casa Grande (Ar.'z.) cliff dwellers,
probably a tliom-and years old, have
been found by an expedition from
the Southwest Museum, Los Angeles.
California. A funeral urn of beautifully shaded red on buff coloring ana
containing bone fragments and ashes of the dead was tlie first finding
of the expedition. It revealed that
two forms of burial���cremation ana
earth'Internment���wcrc used by the
cliff dwellers.
Basic, Switzerland, has issued special poster-stamps to commomoralb
this year's exhibition of Swiss industries.
A successful man is one .who
makes his mistakes when they don't
count against him.
Orders Frogs From Hawaii
Two thousand pairs of frogs who
have becn harmonizing under the
Hawaiian moon will be given 'a trip
to thc Orient if au order from' a Japanese frog fancier can be filled. Why
the Hawalias variety of croaker is
deshed is not slated, but natives
claim ihe edible hind legs are made
unusually large and muscular by
surf-riding.
SA will, consisting of 25 words, was
written on the back of a bridge score
pad by a New York woman.
Mother of Eleven Children
Praises Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound
Her Interesting Experience
Buckingham, Quebec.--"I am the
mother of eleven livinp children,
"|and my baby is
five months old.
I am only 33 years
old and I havc
taken Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
for weakness and
myncrves.Iknow
of ��� it from my
sister, L'ame Ed-
ouard Bellcfeuillo.
o f Ramsayville.
For live' years [
was in misery and was always ready
to cry. Now I am so happy lo have
good' health. > My daughter, who is
18 years old, lias also taken it and
will*be happv to recommend it to .all
young girls.'"'-Dame William Parent, Box 41-1, Buckingham, Quebec.
Why suiter for years with backache, nervousness and otlier ailments
common to women from early life to
-middle age, when Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound will give you
relief?
In a recent country-wide canvass
of purchasers of Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound', over 250,000
replies were received, and AS out of
every 100 reported they were benefited by its use. C
Little Helps For This Week
Add to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness
charitj-.���2 refer i. 7.
O brother man, fold to thy heart thy
brother,
Where pity dwells   tho   peace   of
God is thero;
To worship rightly is 'to   love  each
other,���
Each smile  a  hymn,   each  kiudly
word a prayer.
 John-Greenleaf-Whituer
As the rays come from the sun, and
yet are not lhe sun, even so our love
and picy, though they are not Goa,
but merely a poor, weak image ami
reflection of Him, yet from Ilim
alone Ihcy come. If (here' is mercy
in our hearts, it comes from the
Fountain of Mercy, if there is the
light of love in us, it is a ray from
the full sun of lovc.
���Charles Kingjloy.
BABY'S1
OWN
SOAP
Pure&FragrantK
BesrXy&XToxf&gdXBi&y ibo:
I Aluirt 3oap Liiiiledt
? ��� Times One Pound
Multiply one lb. by the number of jlieep you l���av��_
The answer u the extra wool yon get by machine
shearing. Hive you 15 sheep ? Why not begin now
to get _T5 lb j. note wool every teuon ? Have you
500 iheep ? You'll lose 500 lbs. of wool every time
you j hear with the old, slow anil tedious hand blades.
Machine shears evenly ��� Rets longer staple wool
which brings better price, sheep injured lea. Anyona
can use machine.        ���,'  -
Stewart No. 9 Shearing Machine
Hand power. Sturdy construction���ball bearing.
Built to last for years. Includes a combs and 4
cutters. At dealers ��29.75 or lend ��2.00 to factory
and pay btlance on arrival (freight prepaid). Cow
and horst clippieg attachments ^10.75 extra.
Satisfaction or money back.
FLEXIBLE  SHAFT  CO.  LTD,
333 Car-law Ave, Toronto 8
Farmers Enjoy Low Freight Ra:ea
Speaking recently In tho Senate,
Hon. C. P. Beaubien said that fai-m-
ors in Western. Canada enjoy ihe
lowest freight rates In the world. In
Canada it costs 12 cents per bushel
to move grain 794 miles, while ln the
Uniied States it costs 22 cents pei
bushel to move grain 70S miles, The
average rate por bushel on all grain
in Canada, he stated, was about 15
cento, whereas In the United States
it was 30 cen.l!3 aud still higher in
the Argentine.
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PLAYS,   DIALOGUES,
DRAMAS
For Sunday School and School
Closing Exercises
Amateur and Professional
WRITE   FOR   CATALOGUE
��� McKENNA'S BOOK STORE
1G1   Yonge St.
Toronto, Ont.
v_:
Alber'a'sr Dairy Industry
Increase in North Alberta's dairy
industry has- caused the Edmonton
City Dairy to plan auditions to its
plant this summer, at a cost of .��350,-
000.
An Oil for All Men.���The sailor,
the soldier, tho fisherman, the lumberman, the out-door laborer and all
who-aro exposed to injury and the
elements will find in Dr. Thomas'
Kelectric Oil a true and faithful
Iriend. To ease pain, relieve colds,
dress wounds, -subdue lumbago and
overcome rheumatism, it is excellent. Therefore it should havc a
place iu all home medicines and be
amongst those taken on a journey.
Spring Time is
CELERY KING Time
Brew a cup of this fine old vegetable tonic.
It i-i all thc spring medicine you need.
It drives out winter's poisons, improves
thc appetite and makes you feel better
right away. CELERY KING is good for
the whole family. At druggists, 30c & 60c.
AKERS' OVENS���Write for cata-
loguo and list of uscd ovens.
Hubbard Oven Company, 1100 Queea
West, Toronto, Ont. ���
The honest man who pay_s his rent
has to hustle and the dishonest one
who doesn't has to keep moving.
One of the things a man can't understand is why his eue-mies seem to
have so many * friends.
Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.
A  BROKEN  DOWN SYSTEM.
This is a condition (or dis asi I lo which doctor*
five many names, but which Jew of them really
undei stand. Itissimply weal...;ts-sbrcal.down,
ft* it were, of the \ital forces tint siista nthesy*-
l��m. No Diatierv,hat maj be idealises (thej" ar*
almost numberless), its tymptons are much tb��
same; the more prominent being ileeplessnen,
��en=e of prostration orncarineu, depicrsior. ol
spirits and want of energy for ail the ordinary
affairsofiife. No-,v,wlntalo'neisab_.olutelyei5en-
lial mall such rases is increased viulity-vipour,
Yital strength and energy to threw oil these,
morivd feelings, and as nigh: succeeds the day
' this any bs more certain! j secured b\ a course of
THE NEW FRENCH REMEDY.
THERAPION No.3
Inan by any other known combination. Sosutely
������ it i3 taken in accordance with the directionsae-
eompanylr.glt.wllltlieshaitercdhralthberestored
THE EXPIRING LAMP OF LIFE
' LIGHTED UP AFRESH.
and a new existence In parted in place of v. hat hai
���o lately seemed worn-out, used up.and valueless.
This wonderful mtdicani' ntis suitdbleforallare*
constitutions ai><2 conditions, in either sex; and il
It difficult to iiiHRine a disease or derangement
whose main feature is weakness, that will not
be speedily and permanently overcon.e by thla
lesu]>erativees^ence,whicb!'idtstintd[ocastlnta
���blivion everything lhat had preceded it for thia
wide-spread&nnmerousclassofhumanailments.
Bold by t.adln,t Chemist.. oreltbcrNo rpt��r*_ tr.Ufroai ���
iBa.LcCl.CXCU.d.Cc.Hai'aritcckM.N W.f.L.nWoaj ff
THE   GREENWOOD   LEDGE
>1
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The Greenwood Ledge
Published every Thursday at
Greenwood, B.C.
G. W. A. SMITH
Editor and Proprietor
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advance,
or $2.50 when not paid for three
months or more have passed. To
"Srcat Britian and the United States
$2.50, always in advance.
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent  Co-Owner  Notices..$25.00
Coal and Oil Notices    7.00
Estray Notices....    3.QU
Cards  of  Thanks     1.00
Certificate  of Improvement.... 12.50
(When  more   than   one  claim
appears in notice, $5.00 for each
additional   claim).
All other legal advertising 16 cents a
line first insertion, and 12 cents a line
for each subsequent insertion, non-
pariel measurement.
Transient display advertising 50
cents an inch each insertion.
Business locals 12y2c. a line each
insertion.
No letter to the editor will be inserted
except over the proper signature and
address of the writer. This rule admits
of no exceptions.
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased to have more money.
Mother's Day
��� Sunday, May Sth, has been set
aside as Mother's Day. Tfrose
who are still fortunate enough to
have their mothers living should
by some means or other try to
show their "best and truest of
pals" what she means to them
by some token not necessarily
through an expensive gift- but
rather by a thoughtful act. Those
who are less fortunate can but
overcome their own loneliness by
doing some little kind act to a
lonely mother.
Beaverdell Briefs
J. H. Pratt was in town this
week from Penticton demonstrating the Nash car.
Bill O'Donnell and daughter,
Evelyn, of Rock Greek, were visitors to camp on Tuesday.
Henry Lee of the Bell mine,
has returned from, a two weeks
visit to his home.in Vancouver.
Wm. Mclntominey is on a business trip to Vancouver and expects to be away about ten days.
Mrs* Martin Anderson of Greenwood, is visiting her neice, Mrs.
C. E. Nordman, at the Sally mine#
Mrs. Fred Johnson came up
Irom Greenwood on Saturday and
is visiting her husband at  the
=Sall;^mu!P.~^-^_ ___   .   ,	
A. Hurley and Bert McLean
took in the Dance and Card
Party at Westbridge on Saturday
night.:.
E. Peterson, mining engineer,
of Vancouver, was in camp for a
few days this week taking a survey of the Beaver claim.       - - *
The merchants of the town have'
decided to take every Monday
afternoon- as their half holiday.
They well deserve this holiday as
their hours are unusually long,
being from eight in the morning
until nine or ten every night, including Sundays.
Tittle-Tattle
, Clean up time, May 10th and
llth. Get busy, there, with that
rake! -. __
Someone once mentioned about
spring being on its way. Must be
coming by freight.
"Oh! Yes! You know, really I
saw the biggest one, etc." Fishing has. started���so have the
fishing stories!
Greenwood and
District Hospital
Donations for April
The* Directors'*.of-the Greenwood &
District Hospital express their gratitude to the undermentioned donors:
Mrs. Royce, plants and flowers;
T. M. Gulley, hand bell; Mrs. C. S..
Floyd, eggs and rags; R. Taylor,
oranges, Roderick Mcleod, Kettle
Valley, fresh fish; Ladies Auxiliary,
face cloths; Mrs. Berg, rags; Mrs.
Fretz". milk; Anonymous, plant; J.
Machell, Westbridge, record; Miss
Axam, flowers; Ladies Aid, United
Church'j flowers; Mrs. Skilling milk;
Mrs. L. Sortome, plant; Mrs. Mitchell,
��� chicken; Mrs. Bryant, jelly. Mrs. Sater,
oranges.
Mr. Softee: "This is my photograph,
with my two French poodles. You
recognize me?" ''"���_*'
Miss Cane: ��?I think so. You .are
the one with the hat on, are you note
Midway Concert and Dance
* -
The Concert staged by Midway and
district talent' was most successfully-
carried oft' on Friday night in the
Fanner's Hall. Tlie gross receipts
were $182.75.
The concert committee which was
composed of Miss H. Harris, Mrs. H.
Pannell, Miss N. Brown, Mrs. TV".
Preet'/nmn, Miss H. Nystrom and T.
Clark deserve* great praise for Lhc able
manner in which they had arranged
the playlets, songs and comic numbers.
The stage decorations were in charge,
of Mrs. O. J. Lundy, Lewis Keir, A.
Lander, and il. Bruce. Mrs. Lundy
deserves special men tion for the wonderful display of I low ers she had made.
The choruses were sung by tlio Black
Minorcas whicli consisted of the following: Mrs. W. Piwlziimn, Miss
Vivian Schiiumn, Miss Heather Harris,
Miss Nellie Kroupn, Miss Vivian
Paisley, Miss AmiieThoinet, Miss .lay
Sharp. Mrs. Bauers, Mrs. E, DeLisle,
Miss Nellie Brown and Miss Helen
Nystrom.
The Black Minorcas sang the opening number on the program culled
���'The Pierrots Parade" which was followed by a duet sung by Mrs. Pannell
andT. A. Clark "Only To See Her
Face." Miss H, Harris sang rather
sweetly "A Wee. Bit Shy" and was
greatly encored. A chorus entitled
"She. Knows Her Onions" with dancing
was wonderfully done. T. A. Clark
recited "King John and the Abbott"
which was both clever unciinstructive.
Mrs. Pannell. accompanied on the
piano by Miss Barker, sang "The
World is Waiting for the Sunrise."
The seventh item was a playlet
"Courtship Under Difficulties", acted
by Miss Thomofc, Miss Nellie Brown
and Miss JT. Nystrom. Ib was most
amusing.. Miss Harris and Juan
Puddy bronght the house down with
theii- song "Where Do Yoa Work,
Now Johnnie?" while R. B. Norris
created an* equal stir with his "Slap
Dab" song. Miss Sandereock accompanied Mr. Morris on the piano. Here
another chorus was sung called "Iiiisli-
a-By" and it was very popular. Miss
Harris again caused great laughter
with "Oli! Josia!"
Tho. second playlet entitled "Thc
Train To Morrow" starring Mrs_ Pan-;
nell with Mrs. Hawkes and Mrs,
Preet'/inan, certainly was a scream
and was followed by another comic
nuinber by the same three "Have You
Ever Seen A Straight Banana."* Another chorus "in a Little Spanish
Town" followed by a clever recitation
���The. Mowers Song" by T. A. Clark.
Juan Puddy with girls chorus sung
"Me To" and was greatly applauded.
Another chorus "Idolizing" followed.
Mrs. Pannell caused great ���fun'���with*
her song "The Preacher and the
Bear," while R. E. Norris created
many a smile with his song "Lucky
Jim." The concert was brought to a
close by the singing of "God Save The
King."
A most sumptuous supper followed
after which Bush's melodious orchestra
supplied the merry crowd of dancers
with excellent music until the wee
sma' iiour��" W
Bridesville News
Westbridge Farewell Party
The Farewell Party given by
Albert Granier on April 30th, was
well attended, many coming from
Beaverdell, Rhone, ��� Rock Creek
and Christian Valley. The tables
were kept busy and the games
were very interesting. Mrs. C.
Taylor won 1st prize; N. Noren
the 2nd and Mrs. R. J. McCutcheon the booby. Mr. Fisher
won the men's first prize; Fern
Emery the 2nd and Bert McLean
the booby. Dancing commenced
immediately after the prizes were
pre&entetlrFraucis^6ousinsf=John
Noren, Chas. and Billy Worthington furnishing excellent music. ,
Bulls at Large
Any person having Bulls
at large before July Ist, will
be prosecuted.
Greenwood Riding
Stock Breeders Association
Dr. T. Laws, veterinary inspector, was in town during the
week.
Mrs. R. G. Sidley has returned
to her home in Kettle Valley after
a week's visit with Mr. and Mrs.
Letts.
Rev. A. Walker was visitingin
town on Saturday and held service
in the School House on Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock.
Dr. Tyler was called on Friday
to the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Howard C. Rhyarson on the McLennan ranch, the nine months
old baby, Russell Cecil, being ill
with pneumonia. The child died
before the doctor arrived. The
funeral was held on Sunday, Rev.
A. Walker, conducting the service.
Burial took place in Rock Creek
cemetery.
HEBSS9EBSSS8EE!��
Chevrolet Cars and Trucks
THE CHEVROLET IS PRICED RIGHT
A HIGHER PRICE CANNOT GET YOU ANYTHING BETTER
,/The fellow who thinks he is saving a few dollars by buying a cheaper
car, is merely adding hundreds of dollars to the cost of the upkeep
See us for the best tires on the market, the Goodrich and Dominion
and they don't cost any more-
. How about a new Cleveland Bicycle for your Boy or Girl?
GRAND  FORKS  GARAGE
JOHN R. MO0YB0ER, Prop. GRAND FORKS, B.C.
(V
The Amateur Gentleman'
"The Amateur Gentleman," Richard
Barthelmess' latest Inspiration First.
National release, which will be shown
at the Greenwood Theatre on Saturday,
May 7th, is a romantic and adventurous
cinema tale teeminfr with "spectacular
situations and offering- the star great
opportunities for heroic buccaneering
and intensive love making."
_ Oue of the highlights of the picture
is a great steeplechase, for which a
genuine course was built and professional riders employed. Many hundreds of people take part in this scene,
ancl in it Dick himself rides a reckless
race that is said to make the traditional
hair stand on end. It is in this situation that Barnabas Beverly Barty
(played by Dick) proved his right to
geutlemanhood iu London Society.
The supporting cast is one of superlative, merit and includes1 Dorothy
Dunbar in the leading feminine role,
Gardner James, Brandon Hurst, Nigel
Barrie, John Miljan, J. Edward Davis,
Billie Bennett, Sidney de Gray, Gino
Gorrado, Herbert Grimwood,, John S.
Peters, Jacques D'Auray and others.
The program also includes a Pat
Sullivan comedy, Felix the Cat "Rings
the Ringer."
AVILLI AM H. AVOOD
PHYSICrAN AND SURGEON
GREENWOOD
NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF MIDWAY
PIG CLUB
I have a number of purebred Yorkshire pigs which I am holding, for the
benefit of the above Club. All those
who want pigs kindly notify me as soon
as possible. Price $7.00 each. ' Six
weeks old May 26th.
J. C. CASSELMAN,
Boundary Falls.
<t
Provincial Elections Act"
GRAND fORKS-
ELECTORAL
GREENWOOD
DISTRICT
NOTICE is hereby given that 1 shall, on
Monday, thu 16th day of May, 1027, at the hour of
10 o'clock in the forenoon, at the Court-house.
Greenwood, hold- a ..silling of the Court of
Revision for the purpose of revising- the list of
voters for the said electoral district, and of
Aearmgjuid determining any and all objections
T^lieTeleu(ioirofaaiiy=ir.tnic=oiiHlie said-list, or-
to the registration as a voter of any applicant
for registration; and for the other purposes sel
forth in the "Provincial Elections Act."
An adjourned Sitting- of the Court of Re
vision will be held at the Court-house, Grand.
Forks, at 10:31) o'clock in the forenoon on Tuesday, May 17, 1927.
Baled at Greenwood, B.C., this 14th day of
April, 192".
.   S; B. HAMILTON,
Rcgistrarof Voters,
'.-** > Grand Forks-Greenwood
'*.-'* Electoral District.
Want Ads Bring Results
r__Tu..,��.^.in__J!_J___��,__iu_i
3BOB
sHmtnmBii-Mimwaimiumr
TRAPPERS
You get a dollar for every 100 cents worth of Fur shipped to "MUNRO"
My motto has always been "how much can I afford to pay"
instead of the usual "how cheap can I buy"       .
A trial shipment of one skin or a hundred will show you,how much _
money you are losing by selling to someone else
Especially wanted now are
Beaver, Muskrats, Lynx, Marten, Mink, Coyotes, Wolverine, Weasels
"MUNRO" means "MORE MONEY"
J. H. MUNRO - - Revelstoke, B.C.
ru_u_>ain__��.u.___m__mi
The Consolidated pning & Smelting Co.
of Canada. Limited
... o .   .   ��� ��� ���.. ���      ���
Office, Smelting and Refining Department
TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS and REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Producers, of Gold, Silver, Copper, Pig Lead and Zinc
''TADANAC"  BRAND   ..
BnaHflnBBnaaasanaasBaa
AUCTION  SALE
Having received instructions from
Mr. A. E. PITTENDRIGH
I will sell by Public Auction at his house, Rock Creek Station,
>Rocki Creek, B.C., on
SATURDAY, MAY, 14th, 1927
Commencing at 1:30 p.m, Sharp, the following articles:
1 House and Lot, Outbuildings, and Land comprising of about 1 acre.
1 Flat Top Writing Desk, Oak; 1 Swivel Office Chair; 1 Hall Stand;
1 Kitchen Cabinet, 1'Refrigerator; 1 Small Table; 2 Large Tables;
1 Kitchen Range; 1 Heater; 1 Bed complete with Coil Springs and
Mattress; 9 Kitchen Chairs; 2 Rocking Chairs; 2Mirrors;2Gasoline.
Lamps; 3 Ordinary Lamps; 1 Chantileer Lamp; 1 Saddle ancl Bridle;
1 Steamer; One and a half Kegs of Nails; l'Pmnp; 1 Crosscut Saw;
Dishes and Cooking Utensils; Carpenter Tools, Garden Tools and
other articles too numerous to mention.
Anyone having Cattle, Horses, etc., which they wish to dispose of can
bring same to Sale to be offered for Auction
TERMS Of SALE:-CASH
S. B. Lawrence, Auctioneer,    :    Grand Forks,- B.C.
ST. Hull, Clerk
���im Bmir.waiwffimtwg
fplIiiSk
Summer Excursion Fares
TO EASTERN DESTINATIONS
ON SALE DAILY, MAY 22 TO SEPT. 1S-RETURN LIMIT OCT.   31
AVinnipeg  $ 75.60
Toronto    .118.05
Hamilton  118.05
London ���  _. 118.05
Quebec 140.10
St. John  152.20
St. Paul    75.00
Minneapolis    75.00
Duluth    75.60
Fort William ..$ 00.00
Niagara Falls  124,02
Ottawa  132.25
Monti-pal 137.05
Moncton 152.20
Halifax :  157.75
Chicago     00.30
Now York  151.70
Boston-.  157.76
MANY ADDITIONAL DESTINATIONS
ASK FOR RATES FROM AND TO ANY POINT
Route via Main Line or via Soo Lino, through Winnipeg or Portal
to St. Paul, thence, via Chicago or Sault Ste. Marie, via Great Lakes;
or via California ab an additional faro; or good to go via one of the
above routes, return another.
See Local Agent or Write for Details
J. S. CARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson
Sometimes the informality
of the spoken word
is more effective
than a letter
"Long Distance, please""
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY
A. E. McDOUGALL
Contractor and Builder
Foreign and Domestic,Monuments
Asbestos Products Co. Roofing
Lamatco Wallboard
SHOP AT GREENWOOD
Box 332 Grand Forks, B.C.
SEND YOUR
BOOTS and SHOES
To'.
Harry Armson, Grand Forks
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material guaranteed
We pay postage one way. Terms cash
OF
ACT AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
. Vacant unresolved, surveyed Crown lands may
be pre-empted by British subjects over 18 years
of age, and by aliens on declaring intention to
become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation, and improvement for agricultural purposes.
Full information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions is given in Bulletin No. 1, Land
Series, "How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
wliich can be obtained free of charge by addressing tlio Department of Lands, Victoria, B.C., or
to any Government Agent. . '
Records will be granted covering only land,
suitable for agricultural purposes, and which is(
not timbeiland, i.e., carrying over 8.000 board)
feet per acre west of the Coast Rango and S.00C*
feet per acre clist of that Range.  ���
Applications for pre-emptions are to be ad-J.
dressed lo the Land Commissioner of the Lannj.']
Recording Division, in which*the land applied fof
is situated, and are made on printed forms, copied
of which can be obtained from the Land Corn}
missioner. }
Pre-emptions must be occupied for five year
and improvements' made to thc value of $10 pe
acre, including, clearing and cultivating
least five acres, before a Crown Grant can b
received,
��� For more detailed information see the Bullet!
"How to Pre-empt Land."
PURCHASE
.     f
Applications are received for purchase
vacant and unreserved Crown Lands, not beip
timberland, for-agricultural purposes; minimur-
prico for first-class (arable) land is $5 per acri j
and second-class (grazing) land $2.50 per acrj
Further information regarding purchase or leas|:
of Crown Lands is given in Bulletin No.' 10, JLani
Series, "Purchase and Lease of Crown Lands." tl
-   * ���? J
Mill, factory, or industrial sites on Umber lanijl
not exceeding. 40 acres, may be purchased cil
leased, the conditions including payment <$)
stumpage. ,
HOMESITE LEASES
ai
Unsurveyed areas not exceeding 20 acr��ii
may be leased as homesites, conditional upon',
dwelling���bcing-ereeted_in^the_first_yoar,__tiU
being obtainable after residence and improv^j
ment conditions are fulfilled and land has bef-'
surveyed. l!
LEASES
it
For grazing and industrial purposes areas n*I
exceeding 640 acres mc.y be leased by one pers^f
or a company. '' ���*
GRAZING 3
]
*s '���    il
Under the Grazing Act the Province is divid.jl
into grazing districts aiid the range administerJa
under a Grazing Commissioner. Annual grazis*
permits are issued'based on numbers ranges!
priority given to established owners. Stoe-il
owners may form associations for range mana��4
ment. Free, or partly free,-permits are awlifl
able ^for settlers, ��� campers and travellers, up |j
ten head., �����
1]
BRITIS
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO THE END OF DECEMBER, 1925
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $77,663,045, Lode Gold
$122,808,469; Silver, $74,111,397; Lead, $89,218,907; Copper, $197,642,647;
Zinc, $39,925,947; Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,594,387; Coal__and Coke',$273,-
048,953; Building Stone, Brick, Cement, etc, $44,905,886; making its-Mineral production to the end of 1925, show .an - .'
���-���-.���   W..-. v     ���.  .,'         '                                                            - ; *
Aggregate Value of $920,919,628
Proiuction for the year ending December, 1925, $61,492,242
.The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal, and the fees lower, than those of   any   other
Province in the Dominion, or any colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, the security, of which is guaranteed
by Crown Grants.
Pull information together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing���
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
: VICTORIA, British Columbia,
N.B. Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has.
been done are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those considering mining investments should refer to such reports. They are available without charge oh
application to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B.C. Reports covering each of the six Mineral
Survey Districts are published separately, and are available on application. Reports of the Geological Survey of Canada, Winch Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of
information.

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