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The Oldest Mining Camp Newspaper in British Columbia
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VOL. XXXII ���
GREENWOOD,  B. C, THURSDAY,   JUNE, 24,1926
NUMBER 48
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.    WE  CARRY A  LARGE LINE OF
McLary's Blue Kitchen Ware
TcaSets, Cups and Saucers, fancy and plain
trunks, Suitcases, handbags
Golf Clubs, Bails and Bags, Tennis Balls
. GULLEY & CO.
������BOOZS
, FVSalkins Best Marmalade 4s -\ 65c
Malkins Best Plum Jam 4s - 65c
Sjngapbre Pineapple 3 cans , '- 50c
Libbys Beans with Pork 18oz cans 15c
For quality and value order from Phone 4G
GREENWOOD GROCERY
Agents for
mperial Oil, Limited
Premier Gas.
by the Barrel 31c.
TAYLOR & .SON"
Phone 17 <������
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with one of those refreshing
Ice Cream Sundaes ancl Soda3
���AT-
GOODE^E'S^DRUG^SXORE
Buy a Kodak.for your vacation,
Film, Supplies, Etc.
Let us Quote you on
rm Ma Chi i
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Agents for the
JOHN DEERE Line'of Farm and Tillage Goods
BROWN'S STORES
MIDWAY
AND ' ROCK CREEK
ui   ,.'.c;
INDEPENDENT MEAT MARKET
We carry only llie best stock procurable in
Beef, Veal, Dork, Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc.
.A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE YOU
MEYER <&KCO.
Better a dead Camp Fire than a Dead Forest
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
V   OF   CANADA,   LIMITED
/      Office, Smelting and Refining   Department
TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA    -. 1      '  '
SiVl^UTERS and REFINERS
Purchasers'of Gold,  Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Producers of Gold, Silver, Copper', Pig Lead and Zinc
TADANAC  BRAND
$3 ���                SI
$ Ladies and Gents    W
f]{ Furnishings         /&
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fey' Men's Dress Shoes and
&_, fine Oxfords
'���jtf Miners Boots
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fdt Canvas Shoes for the children  i?-'
cy> -            Millinery
Ladies Fancy Silk Hose
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��S'"Mrs. Ellen Trounson 8P
Cook Stove For Sale
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Real Estate & Insurance
Fire, Accident & Sickness, Life,'
Automobile, Bonds, Burglary, &c
'Auctioneer
Houses for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
X CHARLES KING      '
Greenwood, b. c.
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A TREAT-a la Paris!
Jose])li M. Schenck presents
also 2 reel comedy
"AIR POCKETS"
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SATURDAY, JULY 3rd
Commencing at 8.15 p.m.
Adults 50c.
Children 25c.
Wc would like to call your attention io
the fact that our
- REPAIR DEPARTMENT
i.s always in a position to tfiye you the
best there is in
Service ancl Workmanship
JJ" you have had diiliculty  in   fjettiiijj;
your watch to keep."time hrinjLj- it to us
���   "and we will make it riifht
We handle a ijoocl line of Glasses
A. A. WHITE
Watchmaker and Jeweler
F. J. White, Manager
$50.00 Reward
��.50.00 reward will be paid to any
person giving information that
will lead to -ijlie conviction of the
thief or thieves, who broke into
the house of T. 0. Gunderson on
Kimberley Avenue and' stole the
sink from that house.
" CHARLES  KING,
Real  Estate  Agent.
For Sale���Willis Knight auto, in
good condition. Apply A. C. Mesker,
Midway.
Around Home
Howard Smith was a visitor in town
this week.
Mrs. L. Lyons arrived home on Sunday, from a two weeks' holiday at the
coast.
Ai^isto motor oil, non-carbonising
western, $1.00 per gallon���at Greenwood  Grocery. *
M. .Floyd of New Brunswick is
spending the summer, with his brothers. Robert, and Cecil Floyd. (
"Word was received in town this
week ot the death ol" J. S. Birnie. a
1'ornier resident of Greenwood.
Mrs. lien Salmonson returned to
Nelson on Wednesday alter a few days
visit with Mr. and Mrs. A. Sater.
��� Mrs. G. S. Walters spent a couple of
days as the guest of Mrs. Howard
Smith at James Lake, Westbridge.
Herb Bryant of Ihe "North Fork,
Giand Forks, spent Sunday with Iiis
parents,, Mr. and Mrs. Lewi's Bryant.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cochran and
family drove in from Christian Valley'and spent,a few days in town this
wcjik. ��.
Chas. Nichols returned on Sunday
from attending the' Grand Lodge Masonic Order of British Columbia in
Victoria.
Lewis Keir of, Spokane, is spending
a two weeks' vacation at his home
on tho Cedar Glen Fur' Farm on the
Midway road.
Mr. ami Mrs: W. B. Keir motoreci
from Ccntralia,- Wash., and spent a
few days this week the guest of" Mr.
Kcir's brother,
Miss Mabel Axam, nurse-in-training
at Ihe Vernon general hospital, is on
a three weeks' visit to her mother,
Mis. M. Axam.
W. F. Trant, assistant inspector-of
posl ofiices,. with headquarters at Vau-
couvci, was in town Von ollicial business this week.
Mrs. IL McCutcheon expects lo
leave on Sunday morning for a visit
with lier son Creighton at Allenby. he-
fore reluming to her home in^ Victoria.
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A very .unusual friendship has heen
formed hy a A. Sater's collie dog,
Prince, and a pigeon. Wherever
Prince'goes the pigeon is sure io
follow.
Miss Priscilla Kerr, wlio recently
graduated as a nurse in thc Vernon
General Hospital, is visiting at the
home of her parents,"Mr. and Mrs.
Jas. Kerr.
The Boundary Falls School held
their annual picnic on Friday, June
18th. On account of the rainy -weather the games and lefreshments were
held in the school .house.
The Ledge has just been informed
of the death of Harry G. Wilson who
.was employed at- the Spotted Horse
lust yoar. His many friends in this
district will be sorry to learn of his
demise.
LIST OF PROMOTIONS AT
GREENWOOD SUPERIOR SCHOOL
Division I���N. E. Morrison
Promoted to Grade VIII (In order
nf merit)���Allan .McCurrach. Margin -
or, Royce. Kenneth Stewart, Kdward
Parry, Robert Mitchell. Harry Hallstrom, Helen McGrade. Marguerite
Ritchie, Bertram Price, Lawrence.' Du
Hamel, Lewis Mitchell.
Passed on (rial���Milc.en Bryan, Alice
Hingley, Daniel Kerr.
Rolls of Honour
Proficiency���Allan  McCurrach.
Deportment���Marry Hallstrom.
Regularity and Punctuality���Edward
Johnson.
Division   II.���T.  Crowley
Total actual attendance  674,
Average  daily  attendance  37.44
Number on roll  38.
Percentage of  attendance..: 9S.53
Pass List
Promoted to Grade VII���Robert Forshaw, Cleo Toney, Eugene McGillivary, John Morrison, Frances Lucente,
Thomas Walmsley, Morris Peterson,
Leonard Moll.
Lewis Clerf promoted on trial.
Promoted   to  iG/arte  vr���Beatrice
McLaren,   Arnold   Bombini.    Eugene
Spence, Rosa Lucente, Ruth Cox. Rose
McGiade. Oliver Newmarch, Roy Hall,
strom. Munroe Spence, Charles Royce
Promoted to Grade. V.���John McGillivary, June Toney, Celia Klinosky,
Alice Ritchie, Hugh McCurrach, Lawrence Gulley. Ralph. Spence, May
Clai k, David Nicholls,
Mark Madden and- James Forshaw
promoted on trial. .
Regularity and Punctuality���Andrew Anderson, John Campolieto, May
Clark, Ruth Cox, Lewis Clerf,-James
Foishaw, Robert. Forshaw, Lawrence
Gulley, Roy Hallstrom, Helen Kerr.
Celia Klinosky, Rosa Lucente, Mark
Madden. Hugh McCurrach, Eugene M-.>
Cillivnjy, John McGillivary, x John
Monison, Beatrice McLaren, David
Nichols, Morris Peterson. Eugene
Spence, Munroe Spence, June Toney.
Williani Walmsley. Thomas' Walmsley,
Irene Kingsley.
Honour Rolls
Proficiency���Cleo Toney.
Deportment���Arnold Bombini.
��� - Regularity -and    Punctuality���John
Campolieto. %
Division III���Vera A. Kempston
Number on Roll   '. 28.
Average  Daily  Attendance 2G.S
Total Actual Attendance   402.
Percentage of Attendance 95.71
Promotion List in Order of Merit
Promoted to Grade IV.���Ernest
Johnson. George Hingley, Walter
Nichols, Victor Ritchie, William Moll.
Remaining in Grade IH���Dorothy
Boug.
Promoted to Grade III���Peter Maletta,  Clarence Sortome, Ernest  Cox.
Glenn Toney. Jack Clark. Edward''Lu-
_cenfe.JHai'old_Ritehie.- = =	
Mrs, H. W. R. Moore ami daughter
Nancy and son Dick, expect lo arrive
in Greenwood on July 1st, Mrs.
Moore'will be accompanied hy her
sister Mrs. Harvey and daughter, who
will visit for a month.      -- ���
Dr. A. Francis expects to leave on
July 1st on a motor trip --covering
Spokane, Portland, Vancouver and
Victoria. This i_f the doctor's first
holiday since his arrival in Greenwood ancl he is entitled to a well-
earned rest. W
Promoted on trial to Grade III���
Louis Lucente.
Promoted tn Grade II A.���Douglas
Stewart, Kathleen Madden, Eric Cox,
Murfon McGiUivray, Gordon Sortome.
Gordon McGiUivray, Margaret McCurrach, Madonna Bruce (not present
for tests).
Promoted to Grade If B���Roland
Skilton, Dorcas Mitchell. Jack McGrade, Virginia Boug-  -
Remaining in Grade JIB ��� Cecil
Maletta.
Remaining in Grade I���Thomas For-
sha w.
Regularity and Punctuality���Virginia Boug, Eric Cox, Ernest Cox, Thoni-
uti Forshaw, Ernest Johnson, George
Hingley, Edward Lucente, Louis Lucente. Margaret. McCurrach. Burton
McGilliviay. Gordon McGiUivray.
Kathleen Madden. Cecil Maleda,
Waller Nichols, Harold Ritchie, Victor Ritchie, Clarence- Sortome, Gordon
Sortome, Glenn Toney, Douglas Stewart.
Honour Rolls
Proficiency���Walter Nicholls.
Regularity and Punctuality���Clarence Sortome.   .
Deportment���Roland  Skilton.
When William Harki'iess'motoiboat
engine hack-fired on him Saturday,
thp 19th inst.. he received a blow from
the crank (hat broke the bridge of
his nose and badly bruised his jaw,
sending him lo tho hospital. Mr. Hark-
ness is an Engineer on the Boundary
passenger tiain.
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James-Duffy, Nelson locomotive'fire-
man, well known in Greenwood,, has
twenty-five stitches in Jiis scalp as
souvenirs of a motor accident at
Beasley. near Nelson, Saturday, June
191 h, when in passing a car, the'
coupe containing him and two other
men went sideways off the bank and
impeded by the brush, turned over
slowly seven *or eight times, coming
to a stop about 150 feet from the road.
Duffy was hurt as he got out of the
car on the first roll. His two companions who stayed iu; tho car, were
unhurt. V-
Vacant property on Kimberley Avenue has been ��� subjected during the
lasf few months' to a series of depredations by some unknown thief antl
house-breaker. Three fine residences
owned respectively by J. B. C. Lane.
City of Greenwood, and T. O. Gunderson have had the protecting boards
.torn.from windows--and floors with re-'
suiting thefts of storm windows and
window sashes. A few nights ago tho
lead'-trap' and sink in the kitchen of
the Gunderson house were removed.
A substantial reward is being offered
as will be seen under'another column
ancl it is not unlikely that a search
warrant:-will'also lie applied for.
BOUNDARY FALLS  SCHOOL
PROMOTION   LIST  FOR  JUNE
193.5
15.
V4.S8
' " Teacher, Ruth Axam
Total   Actual   Attendance...
Number  on   Register	
Average  Actual  Attendance.
Promotion List
Promoted    to    Grade    II    B���John
Swanlund,  Florence Casselman.  William Boltz.
Promoted to Grade JH���Svea. Johnson.
Piomoted' lo Grade IV���Grace Casselman.
Promoted tp Grade V���Edna Swanlund, Verdun Casselman.
Promoted to Grade VII���Zophfa
Klinosky, Alice Casselman. Helen
'Casselman, Daniel Boltz.
Honour Rolls   -
Deportment���Alice Casselman.
Proficiency���Zophia  Klinosky.-
Regularity and Punctuality���Louisa
Swaiilun'd.
Recipients of McLean Method
'-1 Writing Certificates '
Svea Johnson, Louiso Swanlund,
Verona Klinosky, Edna Swanlund,
Zophia Klinosky, Daniel Boltz, Ati-
drew Swanlund, Helen Casselman;
Alice Casselman. f
MIDWAY NEWS
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Bush has as thea-
daughter. Lela,' from Spokane.
Malo defeated Midway at baseball
on the local diamond on Sunday;-by
4 to 2.
The regular meeting of the United
Farmers will be held on Saturday,
July 3rd. . W   -
Tho next'game will be played Here
on Sunday, 27th, when Grand Forks
will play the local team.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Bruce are spend-
ng a few days at Deadwood. Mrs.
Bnico is receiving treatment from tho
chiropractors,
. Don't for
mers' Hall
1st.    Bush
.tendance,
guaranteed.
Mrs. Joe
eration in
Greenwood
'get the dance in the Far
bn Thursday evening, July
s orchestra will be in- at-
The    usual good time is
Richter underwent an op-
the District Hospital 'at
and is doing very' nicely.
Hector McKenzie of the Compensation Board, was in towii on Sunday.
BIG TRAIL  PLANTS  CANT
HANDLE  WHAT'S  COMING
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That the Consolidated Mining &
Smelting Company of Canada ' will
shortly begin shipping to Belgium for
treatment excess zinc concentrates
that the zinc plant, even with its re-
cenlly~~doubled capacity cannot tike
care ol'.- was stated,by S. G. Blaylock,
general manager of the company, last
night, when called up at Trail oa
long-disUuice telephone and asked regarding reports thai this was to ba
done.
Of Unexpected Volume
Mr. Blaylock stated the zinc concentrates were coming in to the smol-
ter in a volume not anticipated, not
only from the Kimberley con-centra-'
tor which .handles the ore of the Sullivan mine, but also from properties
shipping under the custom ore schedule, ancl that, pending a final solution
the excess concentrates would be sent
abroad, filling contracts the company
had in Europe.
A coast wire to the' Daily New*.
states the Fraser River Stevedoring
company is planning to handle 20,000
tons of these concentrates In the next
few months.  - ���
Adding to Lead Plant
The lead plant, in spite of the great
extension that came into use last
year, is also loaded to capacity. Mr.
Blaylock stated, but in this case relief is more or less in sight, as a new
extension of 50 tons capacity is under construction, on which work was
started some weeks ago.���Nelson
News.
Mr. J. McD. Reid of the Bank of
Montreal staff returned home the iirst
of-the week after a three weeks' vacation spent at coast points. Mr. Reid
reports that Mrs. Reid is gaining
steadily in strength after her recent
illness and operation and will shortly' return to Merritt.���:Merritt Herald-
MACHINERY AT, WELLINGTON'
MINE NOW BEING INSTALEO
The amount of high grade ore showing up in the Welington min<�� as a
result of steady development work
carried out has" warranted the purchase of modern machinery.
A complete plant is now being. Installed and within two weeks it U*
expected the drills will -be running
and regular shipments afterwards being made. Another car of ore is now
at the Trail smetyer and the syndicate
woiking the claim ha? every reason
to feel optimistic regarding the financial success of their uudertakng.
A. R. Royce of Trail, is spending
a week at his home at Greenwood.
TV, A. Johnston is in charge of the
Government Liquor Store during Ed,
Pope's vacation. THE   LEDGE,   GBEENWOOD,   SL ft
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whjVimvi -good, taxis <lMied.
L
earn a
Trade
A striking and highly significant chart has just been Issued based oil returns made to tho Dominion Bureau of Statistics at Oltawa, and one which
should convoy a sharp lesson to all parents and to thousands of youths and
young mon.
This chart, which is easily understood, is in two parts. Part one sets
forth the average hourly rate paid eight trades in each of thirteen Canadian
cities, -while the second part shows the average hourly rale of wages paid labor
in building track's in these thirteen cities.
Th first pari, while interesting and instructive, does not carry the samo
important object lesson to people as does the second patt. It does show
that the. average hourly wage is higher in'Winnipeg than elsewhere in .Canada, with Regina second, 'Toronto, Calgary and Edmonton tied fo*r third place,
Vancouver fourth, and with Victoria, Hamilton, Ottawa, Montreal, St, John,
Halifax and. Quebec following in the order named. In tho five cities first
mentioned the average hourly rate.of wage is in excess of ninety cents,1, iucludr
ing laborers, While in .Quebec, the lowest, it is.sixty cents.
The second part of" the chart shows that the average hourly rate, of wages
paid taking all these thirteen cities together was as follows: Bricklayers, ��1.10;
plasterers,-$1.06; stonecutters, 93 cents; plumbersySS cents; electricians, 80
cents; carpenters, .78 cents; painters, 71 cents7laborers, -U cents. -Working these rates out on the basis of an eight-hour day, we get i.he following results: Bricklayers, 58,80; plasterers, $S.4S; stonecutters, ?7.1-1; plumbers,
��7.04; electricians,' $6.-10; carpenters, $6.24; painters, ?5.6S; laborers, ?'j.52.
In other words, the young man whose parents took a sufliciently deep interest in his welfare to see to it that he learned a trade, or the boy who as a
result of his own ambition and initiative mastered a "trade, commands a wage
two to three times as great as the ono who is not so equipped for life's work.
Nor is this all. The trained workman can usually find employment .When
the common unskilled laborer has-'to spend half iiis time looking for work and
frequently without being able to get it, or anything belter than an odd job
now aud then. At the present timeyin several'Western cities the building
"trades-are-very active, and the statement has been ��nade that there is no need
���for any man to lack employment. .Nevertheless, scores of men were out of
���employment. Why? /Because at the very time, when bricklayers, carpen-
-ters'aml otlier.arlizans "wero*belng imported fronr other cities to meet the
���demand, there was a surplus, of-pick-and shovel men for whom no work could
be provided. -*.-..-'���. ...-.'.': .
��� In modern construction oii any large scale, excavations are now dug with
steam shovels, cement is-mixed by machinery, hoisting is done by machinery,
'���with the result that only a minimum number of laborers is employed,     The
work is thus done more rapidly aud much" cheaper, ancl higher wages can-be
paid the skilled workers because of the greater and fetter results .achieved.
���  The unskilled laborer - .alone suffers,    "    ���������������.-. .
Senate Reform
Question Of Its Own Reform Is Raised
In Upper Chamber
Senator McMeans, Winnipeg, in the
senate asked: "When does the government propose to call a conference of
the provincial premiers to consider
senate reform?"
"May I be allowed to, ask If this
house is anxious to be reformed?" interjected Senator Beique.
Senator Dandurand, In reply, said
he would bring tho question to the
attention of thc government, and
would suggest al the same lime lhat
(he opinion of the provincial premiers
on the reform of'the House of Commons might be secured.
Home Not Complete
Without Nerviline
When your stomach Is badly upset,
wlien you are tyelching gas and suffering -from nausea, tho quickest relief
will com0 froni 20;drops' of Nerviline.
Take- it in sweetened water and you
get an immediate result. Nerviline
has been*used for nearly half a century, ancl is considered a necessity In
most houses, because of its usefulness
in preventing many small ills that constantly arise. Sold everywhere in 35
cent bottles.
Forest Fires Are Costly
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British Columbia Paid Over Three
Million Last Year
Forest fires cost British Columbia
about"$3,500,000 last year, according to
figures compiled by the forest branch
of the lands department and made public by Hon. T. D. Pattullo, minister.of
lands".' This total was made up
through property losses, including .timber ".of nearly $2,750,000; ?GJ7,000
spent by the government iii fire fighting and $133,000 spent for the. same
purpose by private companies.
Will kill many times more flies
for the money than any other
lly killer. Each pad will kill flies
all day, - every day, for three
weeks. At all Grocers, Druggists and General Stores ���
10c and 25c per package.    .
New Market For Canadian Wheat
WHEN DIGESTION
IS ON STRIKE
Food   Fails> to   Nourish���Relief
Can be Had Through Dr.
Williams'Pink Pills
Is your digestion strike over?     Do
you turn away from your food at meal
times, although  you kiio-\v you need
the nourishment your  ��� food'    should
,,,.,_,      . .-   ,. . ���    t-    -i S'vc you'W Is what you eat followed
A survey of the work of philanthropic organizations and government ..and. j.-^j, priinsy flatulence or nausea? These
municipal relief bureaus reveals that it is largely to laborers and their families-that-food and clothing relief havg to be provided., "\vhil-y the lists of un-'y
placed men iu the Employment Ofiices is almost entirely thoseyvrtib hare no-
Qualifications or classification except that, of '-'laborer." ..--���.
True," the country must have those who will do tho rough pickya.ndrshov61
work, the simple but heavy work of carrying and lifting, but this ueed will always be met, out of the rank's of those who lack the mental powers, the yaeces-
.sury application, the force, of character, to learn and master a trade.. But
wheii their ranks are swollen out of all proportion by thousands of nteut.aily
.alert, physically fit men whose parents, or themselves, fail to provide equipment for-any worth while work in life,'a "situation.is created which is extremely serious both for the man'himself and his ^dependents, and the country at
large. '_ Aud these men, who ought to be, making a real contribution to the
wel fare of ..the race, are actually stumbling blocks in the path of, and.a. menace
to the livelihood of, their less fortunate fellow "men who, because of'lack of
proper endowments, are unfitted for any tasks but those of tlie laborer.
Parents should not, of* course, compel their boys to adopt a trade or, follow
aa occupation against a boy's inclination and. desires, but it is one of thGduties
of parenthood to see that the children are properly equipped for life's struggle,
symptoms show that your stomach is
in no'state to digest food even if you
eiit-.it. *.* Do not rely on remedies'that
merely give temporary relief. a
sound stomach depends upon rich, red
blood, and if it does not d.o the work
nature' intended,<ithe trouble must bc
corrected "througli the blood and there
is no better way-"to build tip the blood
than by taking Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills.- Every dyspeptic wlio has .tried
them is-delighted--with, the improved
appetite and renewed strength 1hat so
guickly follow their use. ' Mrs. A.
Qululan, Stratford, Ont., Is one who
has tested the value of these pills in
trouble of this.kind. She says:���''I
feel it a duty to let you-know what Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills have (lone for mu.
Some time ago I suffered ' severely
from indigestion, whicli left me run
down'and nervous. ��� I could neither
eat nor sleep well, ami decided to con-
MacMillan Going.North Again
Explorer  Leads   Expedition   to  Chart
Other Polar Areas
The discoveries of Commander Donald. 13. MacMiilan in his four years In
the White North do not include the
Pole, but he has attained "tyenty-ono
objects which affect the niaps of the
world.
MucMMan's recent book shows he
has disproved Crocker Land. He
has found evidence "of a new land far
to tho west of his last camp on tho
Polar Sea. Surveys of previously unexplored areas have brought much significant matter to light while the discovery of coal iu Bay Fiord and his
finding of records of the Kane and
second Grinnel expedition, added further credit to his, worlc. Another feature has been his extensive contribution in the fields of geology, botany,
ornithology and meteorology.
MacMiilan also has done. many
things for the inhabitants of that
land, among wliich was his aid in compiling a dictionary of 3,000 words ot
the Escjuimo language.
Commander MacMiilan gives, an
inkling of the spirit which moves
the explorer info the northland.
"The weapons which 'assail the explorer are extreme . temperatures,
heavy snows, drift',* bitter winds,
treacherous thin ice, high' pressure
ridges; and often the result is starvation diet, sickness, death," he says.
"Through centuries man has struggled
ever and on and out, over No Man's
Land., rushing the thin ice of leads,
scaling lowering ice caps, staggering
along uncharted coasts and wearily
planting his flag upon hitherto, un-.
known* truths, glorying in his struggle against fhe elements for. the accumulation of knowledge."
Mexican Millers, Purchase Portion of
Their Requirements Here
According to all indications a gratifying success has attended efforts
made to induce Mexican millers to
purchase a portion of the wheat they
need from Canada. During 1925 shipments were made through New York
brokers and later direct from Canadian
exporters . through New York.' Now
shipments are being made through
Vancouver-via Panama Canal to Vera
Cruz., and Tampico. This is a now
market for Canadian wheat and promises to be an increasing one. In the
eleven months ended February, 192(3,
Mexico took 110,068 bushels of Canadian wheat, this being more than
double- the nuantily taken in the samo
period ending February, 1924.
Her Whole Body
Seemed to Be Affected
So
Says   Ontario   Lady   Before
She Used Dodd's Kidney
Pills
Mrs. L. A, Ross suffered with' a severe
attack of kidney "trouble and found
relief in Dodd's Kidney Pills. "
Ottawa,  Ont.���(Special).���"f had a
very severe attack with my kidneys
about two.years ago.     So bad, I was
laid up for over a week.     My whole
body seemed to be'affected.    I lost"my"
appetile aud was failing fast.    At last
I got a box of Dodd's Kidney Pills and
got help right away.    1 liave not been
bothered since."
This, statement comes from .Miss L,
A. Ross, who resides at 432 Nelson Street.
Other sufferers from kiclney trouble
tell of pains relieved and health restored through the use o'f Dodd's Kidney Pills. Tliey strengthen the weak
kidneys and remove the cause of the
pain.
There is no reason why .anyone
should continue to suffer when Dodd's
Kidney Pills can be obtained from
druggists everywhere, or The DodcTs
Medicine Co., Ltd., Toronto.^,   -     - ,
STOVE
Cess
To Enter Exile
nrdWnaWequipmenlf=shoulc^^
gave"me sorhojlatest" in .1928;
V
Plan Summer Hotel
At Spitzbergen
Will Be First Thoroughly Modern
Building in Arctic
A* Spitzbergen hotel'fully equipped
to fake care of all trans-Polar fliers
ancl provided with every modern convenience, in eluding a regular supply
of fresh vegetables, will be erected
shortly near King's Bay, according to
Arthur L. Lee, who has returned to
New York from a tour of Europe,
"It will have a capacity-for at least
200 guests and will be ready for occupancy cither next summer or at'.tlie
'lio_sai(lr_!_"So_far_we-
haiKlf craft or trade.     No boy in this, country and In this age shoiikt'be sent j inCdiciuc, but as it did not appear to'have no name for it, but as most of
forth-to.,,face the world unable to do anything but the lowest and cheapest.} help me, I decided to try Dr. Williams'I itH    guests   y_.[U arr|ve by aeroplane.
form of manual labor.
Saskatchewan Fish
More Thaii a Million  Pounds Shipped
Annually From Northern Part   -
 ,..'.._.._..y-...__.���_0.f..Proy..incc_* .'...._.__.:'.:..__.._
Fifty carloads of fish���more than
a million pounds���are shipped annually from Big Jtiver, in Northern Saskatchewan, fo points -in the United
States. Large quantities of fish aro
also shipped0 from that point, throughout the various centres in the western
provinces for home consumption. This
year shipments of Western Canadian
fish-have been made direct to Los, Angeles, Calif. >
Laying New Cable
Across Atlantic
Insect Bites.
Bee stings, mosquito bites,
etc., are greatly ��� relieved
by applying Minard's.
Constantly   Increasing   Traffic   Makes
This Work Necessary���������
Laying of-a new tans-Atlaritfc .telegraph cable'between New York Vand
London, which will bo operated ax
eight, times the speed of any now in
use between these points was begun
by the Western Union Telegraph Company, y    (
Tlio cable-laying ship Coloniu, largest ol! its kind in the world, was su
Bay. Koberts, Newfoundland, ready to
begin laying the section between that
point and Penzance,.''England. , Tno
section between New York and Newfoundland will be laid after the transoceanic portion is completed.'���'"���
This new cable, made necessary by
1 the constantly increasing traflic .between tlujitwo countries, will transmit
2,500 letters every minute, or approxi-'
mutely 42 a second. ���..      W yy.
its
Pink Pills.     I got three boxes and by i. ,        ��� ���,    _
the time I had .taken them I felt better. trom. Northern Europe, we will adver
1 then got three more boxes and when
I had taken tTifein I: felt like a new
woman, and-i was again able to do
my housework y,and have not since
liad anv return; of; the trouble."
Dr. Williams', Pink Pills are sold by
all medicine dealers, or will be sent
bv mail at-50 cents a box by The Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,
Ont. .-. A-little booklet "What to Eat
aud How to Ear," will'be sent free to
any address for the- asking.
Rinds the Jolts
An Ingenious machine, used on the
London and NorLlieastem Railway records on paper oscillation and jolts felt
during high speed travelling. It thus
reveals and locates defects In the
track which'are not visible.
If you would enjoy
much ^enjoyment.
much,  scatter
Cleric���"Mr. Stern,. I, think' I would
like a better position'in this office."
The Boss.���"Well, why don't you try
putting both feet on your desk y In-
1 stead of one?"**
'ESTERN FARMS .WANTED BY
buyers who will deal with owners only. Do not" pay big commission.
Werner Schafrpth, 127 Davison, Ily-
land-Park,.Mich. .'
F
ARMS WANTED BY. CASH 'B,UY-
ers.
A wireless amateur in Ottawayltearcl
bagpipes broadcast from -Aberdeen.
Nevertheless, be is not* giving up his
hobby..  '- . <���   ...... . ��������� �����   ��� '
Corns are caused by the pressure of
_       ..     ,.,,,     ���   ,   ,,-.__  l-'Rht    boots,    but   no   oiie need be
Describe "iully ^nd   state ^^ ^ thomWg vHen go siin.
;. lowest price.     H. Webster, 514 Rojal, ple a.mma(iv as Holloway's Com-Re-
New Westminster, B.C.7    7 1 mover is available.
THE NEW FRENCH REMEDY. N0,1
:g!frHERAPIONS��f.
���o.i lorBludde*Catarrh. Ro.3|orBlood��
���__.__DIs������o_l Ho.��(orChronloW����kne��ii����
Sold br iMilnf CltEWIStl. or [������turn nail trom
6i.t*CtHlCMt4<e��.H��TMiloekR<l.NW.S.tODilii��
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Horn-rimmed spectacles' are a
complete disguise for Sir Austin
Chamberlain. He, usually weiirs a
monocle in his right eye.- -.���'.-
Her Heart
Palpitated
She   Had
Fainting Spells
Mrs. J". Wilson,. Port George, N.8.,
writes:���"1 suffered irora palpitation
of tlio heart and 'fainting spells, and,
at times, I. could.not be loft alone I
was so nervous, 7
My trouble was caused 'from overwork and-worry, having been loft
alone witli' a. largo family.
7 I had tried :everythi��g, without-any
relief, hut- I know, to-day, ttfat I
would  I18.V0 'been a  nervous '"
..but for your wonderful
tisc it as 'The Aeroplane Hotel,'
"Its main purpose will be to accommodate American and. Europeans who
wish to see a real Arctic summer, but
as-.most aviation men say that .commercial flights from Europe ro Japan
will soon be made regulai;ly across the
Pole, we may have their passengers to
take, care of. At all events it will be
the first thoroughly modern hotel In
the Arctic."
Trade In Horse Meat
A trial shipment of Alberla:raisie(l
horse meat has been sent'to" Belgium,
and if it suits the needs of that market, a considerable trade is anticipated.
About two tons of marketable meat
were frozen and shipped on a definite
order-7 from Brussels, and'a shipment
was also made to Japan where there
is a potential market.'' If the results
are satisfactory a profitable method of
disposing of scrub horses will have
becn developed. ^
Krim and Family Will Be Sent To
Madagascar  Isle
The Pellt Parisieu says Abb-el-Krim
and his wives and children, ancl doubtless his uncle and brother-in-law, Mohammed Si Azerkane���40 persons1 in
all���will be deported lo Madagascar,
off the coast of S. AH-ica, if llie Franch-
Spanish* conferees on .the Moroccan
situation approve.    ... ���
The other Riffian prisoners, 250 ln
all, will bc distributed in various parts
j3t French territory, cither'in France
itselC or the French colonies.   7
Wainwright Oil Refinery
t
Will
Have a_Daily Capacity of  One
Thousand Barrels
II.   is   expected -that a refinery ot
ljOOO-barrel' daily capacity^ known aa.
the   Wainwright. Itefincry,   will   be -
erected at Wainwright   at   an ��� early,
dale.     This will be approximately the
same kind of a plant as that" now in"
operation at Edmonton, with a slightly larger capacity.     It is understood
that eight new wells are soon' to be
started in Wainwright field as a res'ult ���
of the success of the Edmonton-Wainwright well.
��� The.use of Mlilgr's Worm Powders
insures healthy children s'o far as the
ailments attributable to worms are
concerned. A high mortality.among
children is traceable to worms.- These
sa]> thev strength of'infants so .that they
aro unable to maintain the battle of
life and succumb to weakness. This
preparation gives promise of health
and keeps it.
'   After 10 Years of Asthma-Dr. J. D.
Kellogg's Asthma Remedy proved the
only relief for one'graLeful "iiser.-and
this is but one' case among' many.
Little wonder that it.lias uow become
the one recognized remedy on the market. " It has earned its' fame by lis
never 'failing effectiveness. It Is
earning it to-day, as il has done for
years. It is the greatest asthma
specific within.the reach of suffering
humanity. , .   -
Salt Wells At Fort McMurray
The salt wells at McMurray now being developed by .the Alberta Salt
Company, -are. producing twenty-fivo
tons of salt daily"; according to advices
received. Thc supply is abundant,
two seams ranging in thickness from
120 to 140 feet now being mined, at a
depths from' 600 lo SOO feet.     -
Increase In Grain Shipments . j If every man could believe ever'y-
��� Shipments of Canadian-grain to | thing he hears abont everybody elso
British audi European .ports during the I how much better he would think
winter season from Saint John totalled himself than his neighbors:
17,333,000 bushels, an increase of more
than -1,000,000 bushels over the. season
192-1-25.
A man follows precedent as long as
it benefits him.
For Frost Bites and Chilblains.���
Chilblains come from undue exposure
to slush and cold and frost bite from
tho icy winds of winter. In the treatment of either an excellent preparation
is Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil, a.s U
counteracts the inflammation and relieves tho pain. The action of the'oll
ls prompt and its application i.s extremely, simple.
wreck
Minard's Liniment for burns
These Pills aie for sale at all drag-
ruts.and-dealers; put up only by
The T. Milborn Co., limited, Toronto,
Qr&X
Increase In Value
Of B.C. Fish Output
Only Two Other Years Exceed Production  For,1925'
The fisheries production of British
Columbia in 1925 had a total value of
>22,420,253. compared with $21,257,567
in 1924, says the bureau of statistics.
These figures represent the value of
the flsh marketed, whether sold fof
consumption fresh, canned, cured or
otherwise prepared.
The value for 1925 exceeds that 01
any previous year's production, excepting that of each of tlie years**1918 and
1919. "..''''
The salmon fisheries is of choice
importance, the value of its products
in 1925 amounting to $15,966,445. The
total pack 6f salmon in 1925 comprised
1.720,622 cases.
Tests have been made that show
that human life can be sustained at
1l_i_ miles altitude.
I Minard's Liniment for backache
kxCyov being bored to death?
MOSQUITO torture is quickly ended if you keep"
a caii of Flit handy.   .
Flit spray clears your home in a few minutes of dis-'
ease-bearing'flies and mosquitoes. * It is clean, safe
arid easy to use. , _    ���
Kills All Household Insects
Plit spray also destroys bed bygs, roaches and ants. It searches
out the cracks and crevices where they hide and breed, and
destroys insects and their eggs. Spray Flit on your garments.
Plit kills moths arid their larvae which eat holes. Extensive
tests showed that Flit spray did noC stain' the most delicate
fabrics. ���-
���**
Flit is the result of' exhaustive researchby expert cntomoi-   --
ogists and chemists.   It is harmless to mankind.. Flit has
replaced the old methods because it kills all the insects���and
does it quickly. Get a Flit can and sprayer today.   v ���.-
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Distributed in Canada by Fred J. Whitlow & Co., Toronto.*'"
DESTROYS
Flies  Mosquitoes  Moths
Ant*  Bed Bugs  Roaches
"The yellow can telth tht
black band"
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Joints���beef, mutton, pork and Ham���are
perfected .by the tang of Mustard.
should be cold to give the best effect
and the Mustard should
be mixed 10 minutes before
the meal,       . -
Bread worth wrapping is worth wrapping.well. It "\)<
deserves  the full protection, afforded by Appleford -��N
- vvraps.     Bakers prefer- these wraps for' three reasons.   W
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Seeing By Wireless
.Special    London    Correspondence- in
.1 Manitoba Free Press
- ~It is possible  to-sec by .wireless;
- television is an accomplished facl-and
has been demonstrated in London. The
transmission of living pictures is not
yet poiTecL, but tlie main objective has
been attained.. Fa\ilts can be eliminated one by one., and soon it may be
possible to pioject "a football match,
say, on to a screen in drawing rooni
while the' crowd noises issue' from tlie
loud speaker.    -.
The inventor, and demonstrator of
lhc system whicli has made television
��� tin accomplished fact is J. L. Baird,
Upper St. Marlins''Lane, London! Mr.
Baird has spent some years in uyving
to improve ou the -wireless outlincs-
and shadows which it has been, possible to broadcast for some ..time. His
first plant, collected ih"a back room in
Soho, was all homemade. ' Two years
.ago ho. succeeded in sending moving
shadows,-but ipttorly he devised im-,
provem'ents-to his plant which made it
possible to send the recognizable likeness or a human Ca'ce with constantly-
changing, expressions.
For the purpose, of demonstration,
lhe transmitter was in one room ancl
the. receiver or "screen," iu a room on
the floor below.     .At firsL sight thc
was easily-recognizable" as  thc man
"sent'.' by radio.  .       *'      . '   ,    ���
Mr..Baird hopes slionlv to be able
to eliminate-lho flickering, but would
noi say when it would be possible to
iadio evenls just as programmes are
sent over the.ether now.
Definition Of. Life. Insurance
Good, Investment On Which Annua
Income Is Not Expected
Life insurance is ont-' thing, and oue
thing' only. In tho sijcial and economic-order,'it performs a single artii
simple service. II is the-money indemnification I'or the destruction of a
valuable human life. We insure our
ive.. for the same .reason that we insure our houses and our ships. All
hree things havo a money value; a
stand momentarily in danger'of des-
motion, and all: are. insured for the
purpose of recouping ourselves or our
dependents for I lieu r loss. This protection is something we buy. We paj
money for it; lhat. is, il is an'outgo,
an expedilure, never an income. Our
expectation in purchasing insurance Is
that when we lose, or die, our dependents will not be beggared. * This is so
great an advantage, il adds so'wonder-
fully to the suni of human happiness,
'that we are willing to pay for it all It
costs. No one regards the insurance
upon his house���his fire insurance���
as an investment���as something upon
which he receives an annual income;']"
and no more should he so regard tho
insurance upon his life.���Wheat ley
Journal.
The Most Brilliant Star
Dog Star Is Gigantic Body Much Bigger
Than cSun
If you look up'at the sky on a clear
night al. this, time  of the year, Vou
cannot fail to pick out one great star
whoso brightness far surpasses that of
[all the other distant suns that'hang ifi
'space, y This is 'sirius, 'the Dog Star,
which sends us twice as much light as
its brightest rival, and is nearly eleven
limeg nioi'e brilliant than any of lho
conspicuous, stars.  .
. The Dog Star is a gigantic  body,
vastly bigger than our own sun, and so
distant'froni us lhat ~i\zsX rays   need
over eight and a half years for their
i journey    earthwards.       Those,   'that
started iu October, 1917, will not reach
us until this month.
If our earth were, one,ol its planets,
the mid-winter days would be more
glaring ihan those of our present summer. We know that one world circles round. Sirius, for large telescopes
disclose a huge globe   which   moves
,   Poor Boys Who Made Good- ,
Many Successful Men Started Career
As Errand Boys
Sir Thomas Lipton, barohel and millionaire, began his career as an' er-'
rand. boy. His parents were poor, and
seeing-a notice in the. shop window oV
a'Glasgow tradesman tyiafc an erarud
boy was requiredrhe got the job.
Sir II. M.' Stanley, of immortal-fame
as an explorer, began his working life
as errand-boy roa pork butcher..
The gifted author, Frank T.Bullen,
was an errand hoy. Thence the sea
called him���and lie shipped before tho
m'asl, where he gained a knowledge, of
the ocean, its ways aud its wayfarers
that made him famous as a writer.
. William, Chambers was .a bookseller's errand boy, but hc rose to bo Lord
Provost of Edinburgh". He was offered a baronetcy, but died before the
honor could-.be conferred. lie was
one of the founders of "Chambers'
Journal." .  "    '
Kitto. the world-renowned Biblical
scholar, begair.as an errand boy; so
did. Cyrus Field,'who,'was responsible
'or the first Atlantic cable. ,
Chart Of The Heavens
*
radio vision appeared as u series of roUud 1L as we move-round the sun.'
vertical slits of light moving across the     Though this planet is twenty times
dark race of a large lens.    By gazing ,!is'far from Sirius as we'arc from the
_1n_hMitl>7ili_Jili<>_fnpe_ol: t1'e,Ieus, ho*w-istln- Jt *'nust-   receive .a - tremendous
ever, one became insensible   to   tlio
opaque spaces, and could see a vague
"something" in the slits of light. This
resolved itself into a human'face." Tho
eyes were not clear', but otherwise^ Lhe
subject could.bo recognized.     Cerium
instructions  were  telephoned to   the
transmitter,   and   the    face ' smiled,
yawned, wiuked and frowned.     Then
the'subject.appearcdiii the room, and
amount, of heat from the star's vast
surface. The sun's surface has the
appalling temperature of (!,G00 degrees,
which iis sufficient, not merely to melt
stones and metals, ,bitt to turn them
into thin gases.
Restored to Health byLydia
1   E.-Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound
,    Stratford, Ontario. ��� "After my
' first baby was born 1 started to work
on the tenth day and did a big washing on the twelfth day.    Being so
young'(I was married at 19) I didnot
know what was the matter, so let it
��� go until I was all run-down, weak
and nervous, and had a bad displacement.   For nearly two years I could
not sleep and I would always complain
of having  'not a head-ache, but a
, brain-ache.'   My mother is taking
j Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com-
; pound during the Change .of Life and
; she recommended it to me.   After
' taking t\vo bottles I began to get a
little sleep and to feel better and I
have never left o*ff since then, except
for about three months. I ban safely
say I have taken thirty bottles since
my second'baby was-born.   I." think/
it makes child-birth easier as I had"
terrible pains .with my first three
children and very few with my fourth
as I was so much stronger.   I am
now able to do my work alone, but
A am'still taking the Vegetable Com-
]wund as I am nursing baby."���Mrs.
Omer Paul, 49 Cherry Street, Stratford, Ontario. ,�� '  *  ^
If you are suffering from any weakness'which causes such symptoms
as pains in thc side and back and
nervous feelings, give Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound a trial
now. C    ���
W.   NL   U.   163-i,
> N     Death Penalty In-War
Is Not Inflicted Without Reason Says
Old Judge .
A Uritish Socialist'M.F. moved the'
abolition of the death peniifty for
cowardice and desertion', as a "wanton outrage." The. harshest sentence
delivered by the cruellest disciplinarian-1 cannot*; be described as a "wan-
ton outrage." If may be mistaken,
il may be exaggerated, bur. it is not.
liilllcled without reason or In an irresponsible spirit.' "Men are hanged,"
said thc old judge, "not for stealing
horses, but; in order that horses shall
not be stolen." .Punishments'.in*.the
field are inspired by the same principle. If"a mair Is shot becauso he
runs_away or sleeps at his post, it js
not because he has committed an act
or "vicious intent." The question of
"moral depravity" or "human weakness"-does not enter into the matter
. . . ' The unfortunate offender is
put to death because conduct such as
his, unless sternly discouraged, might,
cost the lives of thousands of men,
and even imperil'the cause of a nation.
���London Evening Standard.
Criticism From U." S.
Men Who Dump-Aliens Across Border
Are Severely Censored
Severe criticism'of "degraded men"
on the Cauadian side-of the international bouudary who" induce- people
to~ pay oyer virtually all the money
they "have lo bring them safely Into
the United States, and then ' "dump
them across the line and let them
shift for themselves," is contained in
a report of the New York Stale Commission of Prisons.. The report describes such practices as despicable.
"The commission should urge.the
United. States authorities to call the
attention of the. Canadian authorities
_fnJhis_i)ractice>.nd_see_iLthe_men_who
are responsible for it cannot be apprehended and punished." the report
says.
 /
, Zones, and Zones
While giving a lesson In -geography
the teacher called upon a precocious
youngster- named Billie lo tell what
he could about zones., Billie responded' asf follows: "There are two
kinds of'zones, masculine and feminine. ' The masculine zones are temperate Anil intemperate, and thc
feminine zones are frigid and horrid."���Chicago Daily News.
Britain- Has Completed   Her Part. Of
Wonderful Map    ���
Great. Britain's pari in'-making the
most wonderful map in the world has
just been completed.
/The map is a chart.of thc whole'of
the heavens. More than thirty
years ago a voluntary association 'of
astronomers met and decided to make
.ii photographic record ofthe celestial
area. . To carry- out this huge task
the work was .placed on an international'basis, and (he,British section
was allotted to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and. the Cape Obser-'
vatory.
A thousand plates have been taken
and printed at Greenwich] and two
huge, black volumes, each 'containing
more than 500 pages,'testify'to the
labors ol the aslronmers.' At the
Cape Observatory thero- arc eight or
nine of those volumes, each of which
has more,than 200 pages. '"
., Other observatories in different
parts of the world are still working on
their sections. Some will have finished in five or six years' time, others
may take longer.
When the whole map is finished
there will be a "permanent record of
the exact position in the heavens at
the beginning of the twentieth century of about 5,000,000 stars.
Letter Writers In India
Kept  Busy  Because   Mass  of  People
Are Illiterate
Tho letter writer is a familiar figure
in India, and his occupation is lhc outcome of the illiteracy of tho masses.
His cnlli'tig is not. confined lo any
particular class or'creed. Hence he
is to be seen iu nearly every city and
village, 11a very often acquires an
elementary' knowledge of the three
R's, at a primary school. This enables hiin to "trade" on those who are
ignorant of loiters!
He ustialy solllos down lo bUbiuesp
in bazaars, or iu the vicinity ol post
oflice, or 'couri of law. His sloclc-lh-
l.radti consists, as a rule, of a small
box, a supply of writing material, postcards, postage stamps and envelope.!,
and money order and telegraph forms.
It is supplemented, sometimes,' by an
old lypewr'Her���an object of attraction rather than of practical utility!
A - letter writer's income averages
anylhing over a rupee a day, in industrial cities; and between night to
twelve annas, in umallcr towns. It
is derived from all' sorts and conditions of men who come lo him for the
reading or writing of their letters; and
cheerfully pay for his services. As
payment is' not regulated by a fixed
scale of thargos, i|, varies, from a pice
to two to three annas a letter, accord
ing to locality, the means of thc cus
lomer, the nature of the communication and its urgency.
mew
is added hy a
TOMATO
Fresh luscious tomatoes cooked
the day thcy are picked and prepared with tested spices give it a
wonderful wholesome tastiness.
Prepnred by.the makers of thc Celebrated
���      CLARK'S PORK 8. BE_VNS
King George's New Car
Fittings Are Brass and Mountings of
Plain Mahogany
King George's new car is tp be upholstered in blue on Ills Majesty's "orders, and will bc kept exclusively for
his personal use. "The car is to have
a 35-120 h.p. chassis. Al Ithe fillings,
lamps, clocks, and speedometers are to
be of brass, and the mountings In
plain mahogany. - No inlay worlc will
be used. The windows will be frame-
less plate glass and made extra -wide,
and the roof will be more than the
average height, to allow for plenty ot
Little Helps For This Week
But (his l say. brethren, the time is
short.���I. Cor. vi}., 29,
They are such dear, familiar feet that
��� go
Along the path wiih ours-���feet fast or
slpw,
And Irjing to keep pace���if they mis-
' take,
Or tread upon  some flower that- we
. would-take
Upon our breast, or bruise some rood,
Or Crush poor Hope until It bleed,
..Wcmay bc mute   '
Not. turning quickly to impute
Grave fault; for they and we
Have such a little way to go���can be
Together such a little while along the
��� way
We will bc patient while we may.
Hoi\; careful one ought to be to. be
kind and. thoughtful to one's old
friends. It is so soon too late"to bc
good to them and then ne is always
so grieved���Sarah Orne Jewe'tt.
tree
care
feedintf o.
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EAGLE BRAND
Condensed Milk
'    The Borden- Co., Limited
''MONTREAL
31-36
MEDICINE THAT- .
ALL MOTHERS PRAISE
rom"Ifwlu;irth"e~Klng wears headdress.
The King seldom makes use of the
back seat when riding, but finds a fixed seat behind the driver more to his
liking. No number plates are necessary for the King's cars. When he
is using them the cars carry a royal
standard. At -night they can be
recognized by a blue light.
'Winnipeg Official Gtfes East
Ur. T. E��, P.; Pringle, for the _past
fifteen,years city passenger agent ot
the Canaujan National Railways In
Winnipeg, has been piomoted to the
position of general agent of the company with headquarters in Montreal.
JVIr. Pringle replaces Mr. H. F. Tilley,
formerly... of Edmonton, who was recently appointed general agent of'the
railways in Boston.
Snappy Young Wife.���To bo .frank
with yoiU'if you were to die! should
certainly marry; again.
Harassed ""Husband.���b've no objection. I'm not going lo worry about
the- troubles.of a fellow I shall never
know.
For Burns and Soalds.���-Dr. Thomas'
Eclectric OH will take the fire oui of
a burn or scald. It should be at hand,
in every kitchen so that it may bo
available at. any time. Tljprc is no
[.preparation required. Just apply th'e
oil to the burn or scald and the pain
will abate and in a short time cense
altogether.
Baby's    Own    Tablets    Banish
Babyhood and Childhood
Ailments
Mrs. ri._Oakes, Sarnia, Ont.. savS:
"I have used Baby's Own Tablets in
my home for the past fifteen years and
I believe the good health my children
enjoy is due entirely to ihis medicine.
Tho Tablets are helpful  nt teething
time-  relieve  colds  and  are always
beneficial in the minor ailments of little ones.   J havet recommended Baby's
Own Tablets to'other mothers whose
experienco-witli-ihenrlias-beeiras-sat~
isfactory as my own."
J Baby's - Own Tablets 'do ono thing
'ouly, but they do it well. They act
as a gentle laxative which thoroughly
regulates the bowels and sweeten the
stomach, thus banishing constipation
and indigestion; colds and simple fevers and turn the cross, sickly baby-
in to a well, happy, laughing child.
Baby's Own Tab lei s are sold by
medicine, dealers or direct by mail at
25 cents a box from The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Out.
A man may know   love   by
��ind yet be unable to define it.'
heart
CuticuraConifortsTender
Aching, Irritated Feet
Bathe the feet for several minutes
with Cuticura Soap and warm water, then follow with'a light'application of Cuticura Ointment, gently
rubbed in. This treatment is most
successful in relieving and comforting tiled, hot, aching, burning feet.
Siaplt Sub JtH l; Ihu.   Addrcii Cmtdlaa
u��P��t. "flUiieii4��,lt<l,Mt>n��_���L" Price, Sc��p
ge.-OIntmtnt25 ud He. Talcum25c.
""    CuHcufa Sharing Stick 25c
Given Name  From Story -
How Gold  Mine Came To  Be Called
Flin Flon
How thcFIln Flon, Northern Manitoba's copper mine, got its name ,w,as
related at the annual meeting of the
Mining Corporation, held recently.
A party was paddling down the
lake on which the Flin Flon discovery
was made. Aybook was found on the
shore, containing thc story of a Chinese named Flin Flon, who discovered
a bottomless lake. Flin Flon invem-
eclTa boat in which he made a trip to
the bottom-of the lake, the, storysaj-s.
His journey took him into, a now world,
where women were bosses* instead of
men. This did not suit Flin Flon and
he made a hasty return to the surface
of the earth, with the women chasing
him with sticks.
A few days later when the party discovered the historic break which has
now become Flin .Flon mine���one of
them said: "This looks like the place
where Flin Flon came up���." ���
So they called it "Flin Flon" and
Flin Flon it was incorporated.
Boils   Water  On  Ice  Cake
v     .    .   (     .
Professor Experiments*With Thermit
At McGill University^ Montreal
Water boiling in a block of ice was
the phenomenon demonstrated ih an
experiment with thermit conducted by
Prof. Howard Barnes in front of the-
physics building of McGill University.
Montreal. The ice appeared to burn
like a piece of coal for several miii-
utes after about a teaspoonful of thermit, placed inside the block, was Ignited. When a larger amount was used
in a second block, an explosion resulted and_ the ice disappeared, dissolving
.        Largest Lace Curtain Made
One'of the lace manufacturing mills
In England has turned out In one piece
a lace curtain 150 feet long and 50
feet wide. . It is said to be the largest
single piece of lace ever turned out in
any of dhe,factories throughout the
world.
violently into its two constituents,
hydrogen and oxygen. The explosion
wrecked a camera. . Thermit first
came to general notice when Prof.
Barnes' used it last winter to break up
an ice jam iu thc Allegheny River,
Pennsylvania.
The Perfect Egoist
John.���-"Sir, I would like to marry
your daughter."
Pater.���"Absolutely, NO."
John.���"Why, what's the matter with
her?"
Use" Minard's Liniment iri the stables
Phonograph records of primitive
languages 'that are dying out are being collected by scientists.
One of the commonest complaints of
infants is worms/and the most effective application for them is Mother
Graves' Worm Exterminator.   ���
A tablet to the memory, of Madame
Marie Harel, creator of cameni-
bcrt cheese, has been placed ou her
cottage in Brittany.
/
Truth never   dodges,
.who throws mud at it.
no    matter
The average man doesn't cast his
bread upon the waters until It becomes staler
Minard's Liniment King of Pain
IT'S so strong you could stand on
it without doing it any harm.-,
The rubbing surface is heavy SMP,
-Pearl Enamel, positively smooth as
glass, but unlike glass, it cannot
break! And it won't wear out, like
zinc. The back is heavily re-inforced
with wood. It's a washboard that
will last for many years, and
remember, it is SMP made.
VM She��t Metal Products Co.'LfmitJS*
Montreal
Sdnsantcn
TORONTO
Vmcoum
Wfnnlp��g
Calgwi THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD',   BRITISH  'COLUMBIA
;. \ t
xy-
G. W. A. SMITH
Ed'itor
Is $2.00 a year strictly in advance,
or ?2.50 when not paid for three
months or more have passed. To
Great Britian and the United Stales
��� $L,.,:0, always in advance.-
ADVERTISING  RATES
Delinquent  Co-Owner  Notices. .$25.00
Coal  and  Oil Notices     7.00
Estray  Notices.. .'���     3.0U
Cards  of  Thanks     1.00
Certificate   of  Improvement  32.50
(When   more   than   one   claim
appears in notice. $5.00 for each
additional   claim).
All other' legal advertising, 15
cents a line first * insertion, and 10
cents a.line for each subsequent insertion, nonpariel measurement.
- Transcient display advertising 50
cents an inch each insertion.
Business  locals  L2y2c.  a line  each
insertion. ,
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, 'and
that the editor would be pleased to have more money. ^
MUST   PAY   FOR   PAPER
In giving, judgment against, a delinquent subscriber recently. Judge
O'Reilly, of, Cornwall, Ontario, made
the statement that newspaper publishers had a hard enough time in financing tho business without being done
out of their subscriptions.        c'
If a person desires to stop a newspaper the proper way is for hint to
pay all arrears and get a receipt, or
if he has paid, refuse to take the paper at the post office and havo a record made of his refusal. A man
who owed for a newspaper could not
stop taking it and expect the publisher to go without his pay. ,
It may be added, that no publisher
wishes to force his newspaper on anyone and any subscriber desiring to
discontinue his paper will not have
the slightest trouble if he does so in
an.honest and businesslike way.
Hundreds of dollars are lost evary
year to publishers by those, wlio after
a 'subscription has expired for three
or six months, discontinue the paper
and send'it back as "refused". The
amount is too sniall for the .publisher
t> make a fuss over,"but all the same-
it amounts to a neat little sum in a
year.���-Wetaskiwin  Times.
RECIPES FOR MILK DRINKS
It is universally known that milk,
besides a refreshing drink is a very
valuable food, supplying the necessary elements for growth and health
in an easily digestible form. Unfortunately, many adults and some children have a distaste for milk' in its
natural state. The Dominion Department of Agriculture has just issued a
small circular,.distributed free by its
Publications Brunch, Ottawa, which'
gives a number of recipes for milk
drinks to . suit any taste. They are
easy to prepare, delicious and refreshing. In making them,'- ordinary
household flavoring extracts, spices,
juices from fresh or canned fruits
or fruit syrups ,may be used; "soda
==water^mayi===or=ntay-ijiot^l)fi_=a(l.(led__:
These recipes will'be especially valuable in the case of children who have
a fancied dislike tor milk and for
invalides whose food consists, mainly
of liquids,' and who would relish a
change in lhe flavor and appearance
of the milk they drink,
U. S. FLAG WAVERS  "
RECEIVE WARNING
As a result of investigation'following representations from official sources, the American Automobile Association has broadcast a strong warning against the practice of indiscriminate waving of the Stars and Stripes
from United States tourist, autos in
Canada.
The practice, the national motoring
body asserted, has caused needless irritation, hurt Canadian "sensibilites,
and has already resulted in som& untoward - incidents. Canadian officials,
said the statement, while desirous in
every way of promoting International
tourist traflic, even to the extent ot
being less strict in the case of United
States tourists, are nevertheless apprehensive over the flag-waving com-
plex of visiting Americans.
Commenting on: the  situation,  the
' A. A. A. urged, car owners either to
abstain from displaying the flag while
in Canada", or to carry the Stars and
Stripes and the ..Union Jack in con -
���'��� junction.
The statement concludes. "Failure
on.the part of tourists to heed this
warning will In all probability lead to
a stricter customs regulation on both
/sides of the border. This would be a
highly undesirable outcome because it
would delay traffic and increase congestion at-important points   of  exit
and entry."    .' W
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SEND YOUR
BOOTS and SHOES
To     .
GEO. ARMSON, Grand Forks,
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material guaranteed.
We paj postage one way.   Terms cash
HIGH AND ENTRANCE EXAMS.
GREENWOOD SUPERIOR SCHOOL
High School
High School and Entrance examinations were held in Lhe Superior
sqhool this week, Miss Ruth Axam being in'charge of the former and Miss,
Vera Kempston in charge of the hitter.   The listx of "candidates follow:
Greenwood���George Bryan, Ruby
Goodeve, Cecilia Hallstrom, Irene Inglis, Kdward Johnson, P;it Kempston,
"Alary Kerr, Leo Madden, Bob Mowat,
John MacDonell, Mildred McLaren,
Silvia Price, Jesse Puddy. Renie Skilton, Annie Swanlund, Vein. Walmslny
Rock Creek���Warren O'Donnell.
Ingram Bridge���Ted  McArthur.
Entrance Class-    y
Greenwood���Andrew Anderson, Rosie Bombini, John Conipolieto, Ellen
Kerr, Irene "Kingsley, Williani Walmsley..
Beavcnlell���Mary McLean.
Boundary Falls���Lawrence Folvik. ���'
Christian Valley���Joint'' Noren.
Midway���Yves Bohemier, Kathleen
Salmon,   Rosalie  Brown,  Roy  Sharp,
Rhone���Grace Emery, lrma Fillmore,
Westbridge���Robina  McCutcheon.
H
erean
dTh
ere
"HER  SISTER   FROM   PARIS"
GREENWOOD THEATRE   MOVIE
Constance Talmadge is booked for
the Greenwood Theatre on Saturday,
July 3rd, in "Her Sister from Paris'',
,the new and charming dimesfic comedy drama just produced for First National hy Joseph M. Schenck.       ���
The story puts "the movies' most
engaged star" in a new role. It
shows her as the loving ,wife of an
undemonstrative liiisbaiid who is also
afflicted with fits of temperament.
Slip undertakes to tame him, and to
educate him into manifestly his un-
ciuesloned love for her. . lVdo so she
impersonates her gay and somewhat
wayward twin sister from Paris, and
the results are both .'disastrous and
amusing.
Ronald Colman, one of the screen's
most popular leading men, has the
principal male role and supporting
players include such prominent names
as George K. Arthur and Margaret
Mann.    Sidney A. Franklin directed.
PROVINCIAL  MINERALOGIST
��� SAYS  MINING PROGRESSING
* That mining was making definite
and steady, progress, both*������ in the
Kootenays and at the coast, was the
statement of John D, Galloway, of
Victoria, Provincial Mineralogist, who
was in Grand Forks on Monday and
Tuesday. He was returning to the
coast after making an inspection, of
some properties in the Winderrriere
district and stopped off here on (Id
oarlmeiit business witli Mr. Freeland
resident engineer.
While here Mr. Gal(oway was the
guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
Scott Galloway, and made, an inspection of the agricultural areas of the
valley; especialy the irrigation district, in which .heVis interested. He
left for the coast on Wednesday,
���Grand Forks Gazette:
ODD FELLOWS GRAND LODGE
ELECT NEW OFFICERS
At the I.O.O.F. Grand Lodge-in Ver
non, officers for the ensuing year were
elected as follows: Grand Master, R.
A. Perry, Vancouver; Deputy Grand
Master, J. H. Asliwell;. Grand Warden
,.T.^7fl.____McDonald.W7ancoiiver; Grand
Secretary, E. L. Webber, Vancouver;
Grand Treasurer, B". G-, Cavalsky.
Naninio; : Representatives,* Antone
Henderson, Victoria; and -"W.-* TV.
Walkem, Ladysmith; Grand Marshall
E. E. Elliott, Vancouver; Grand Conductor, T. Choate, Nelson; 'VG-raricl
Guardian;'; T. Robertson, Vernon;
Grand,.Herald, J. Wood Golden,       >
W. S. McPherson was named District Deputy Grand Master- for this
jurisdiction.
NEW OFFICERS NAMED BY
B.C. REBEKAH ASSEMBLY
At the annual B.C. Eebekali Assem
bly in Vernon, new ofllcers were elected as follows: President, Mrs. Grace
Elliott, Vancouver; Vice-President
Mrs. Elizabeth Hanlciii, Trail; Warden, Mrs. McKinnon, Revelstoke; Secretary, Mrs. Walker, Victoria; Treasurer, Mrs. Atkins, Vancouver; Marshall. Mrs. McDonald, Vancouver;
Conductor, Mrs. Fraser, Nelson;
���Chaplain, Mrs. Hunt, Abbotsford; Inside Guard, Mrs. Knight, Ladysmitli;
Outside Guard, Mrs. Brealey, Vancouver. ���'���'������������ ' ','.
Mrs. W. Ronald was named District
Deputy Grand President for this, jurisdiction.,   -
S. Janowski and B. Stanhauser,
the former Polish immigration delegate and the latter a delegate from
the Polish Minister of Agriculture,
are in Canada i'or a six-week study
of farming conditions in western
sections of the Dominion. They will-,
also look into the distribution of
work among the Polish colonies in
Canada,
DR.   A.  FRANCIS
Physician and Sureeon
Residence Phone 69
Greenwood
Pour fishermen from the United
States went fishing on the Cains
River, New Brunswick, for 13 days
recently, and caught 340 fish. State
Senator Bradford, of Indiana, caught.
a 43-inch salmon weighing 27
pounds. Others in the party were:
Fred N. Peet, Dr. E. R. Zimmerman,
and D. H. Faxon. Only barbless
hooks were used so that no fish \vcr��
either killed or injured.
WEATHER FORECASTING
Weather prophets, taut few of thosfe
who are regarded as official in any:
sense of the word, are predicting that
the coming winter will be the severest
ever experienced on this " continent.
Long range weather prophesies have
an almost invariable habit of- proving
incorrect and the chances against a
hard ��� winter, land -a, "summerless
summer" to follow, are probably very
considerable. AU meterological experts who are conservative in their
estimates agree that long range weather forecasting is well, nigh impossible. When it is possible, as it does
not yet appear to he, to forecast the
weather even 48 hours in advance
with absolute accuracy,' theh a beginning will have heen made in the
realm of estimating what the pro labilities arfe for a slightly longer period,���Victoria Coloniat
The second largest outdoor swimming pool in Canada has been opened^
at Lake Louise oh the Terrace between the dining room of the Chateau and the Lake. The new pool is
100 feet long and 40 feet wide. It
is surrounded by tall concrete ��� columns between which there are gigantic sheets of plate glass, providing a wind break against cool
breezes.
Approximately 120,000 live fish,
fresh from American hatcheries,
"passed through Dominion Express
Yards, Windsor Station, Montreal,
recently, on their way to Beauchaine,
Quebec. They will be used to stock
private lakes in northern Quebec
owned by wealthy citizens of the
U.S.A., who prefer the virgin hills
and forests of Canada to the densely
populated summer resorts of their,
own country.
Norman E. Wilkinson, London,
England) inventor of camouflage
paintings, which was used extensr
ively during the late war, arrived in-
Canada on the Canadian Pacific
liner "Montcalm" with his wife re- ���
cently, for a tour of the Dominion.
Sir Clifford Sifton, prominent. To-
rontonian, and Sir Stepford Prun-
ton, M.I.M.E., famous mineral'-���geologist, also arrived on the same
vessel.- WWW;     . "'��� :
Col_.-C.-H._D.- Ryder, C.B.,CLE.,
D.S.O., chairman of the Air Survey
Company of London, England, interviewed Premier Mackenzie King
and the prime ministers of the various provinces with regard to finding out the prospects, of surveying
practically the.- whole of the Dominion by air. He also wishes to
know about the possibility of combined federal and provincial action
for these surveys, v.
On his return from a recent toiiv of
inspection of the Company's Western
Lines, Grant Hall, Vice-President of
the Canadian Pacific Railway, stated
that exports to the Orient in the
form of grain, flour, dressed meats
and^niotor-cars^were^steadily^increass^
ing in volume and that trade with
Australia had been considerably
stimulated by the trade arrangements with that Dominion. Mr. Hall
added that conditions were good ina
the West. The mining industry in
British Columbia showed up well,
while lumber shipments were heavier
than last year.
All roads led to-Windsor Station,
Montreal, for three days prior to the
opening of the tenth annual international Kiwanis convention, which
opened on June G. Not only was the
C.P.R. station the gateway through
which an army of Kiwanians passed
into Montreal,'but, every one of the
delegates,, their wives and friends,
about 7,000 in all, congregated there
as the station had been constituted
registration headquarters' of the
convention. A force of 32 stenographers was specially engaged to
handle the work.
DR. A. ]. DORMAN
DENTIST
Office: McCutcheon Residence
Greenwood
H W. R. MOORE
BARRISTER      SOLICITOR
,    NOTARY PUBLIC
Greenwood
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ilACTMilWTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacab*, ; unreserved, aurveyed
Crown.lands may be pre-empted by
���tsritlsli subjects over 18 years of age,
and'by aliens on declaring intention
to beeonia British subjeots, conditional upon residence, occupation,
and Improvement for agricultural
purposes,
Full information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions la
given'in Bulletin No. 1, Land SerleB.
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can Ihe obtained iree of oharg��
by addressing the Department ol.
Lands. Victoria, B.C., or to any Government-Agent. ;  ���        ���     "     it
Records will be granted covering
only .land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which la not timber*
land, ,;i.e��� carrying over 8,000 board
feet ner acre west of the Coast Rango
and 5.000 feet per acre eaat of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptiona ar��
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in which the land applied for
is situated, and are made, on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner,
*."' Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made
to value of 510 per acre, Including
clearing and cultivating at leaatflve
acres, before a Crown Grant can b��
received.
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land."
PURCHASE
'������_ Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Cro.wn lands, not being timberjand,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price for flrst-class_ (arable) laiid la
$5 per acre, and-second-class (grazing) land $2.50 per acre. Further ln-
formatlonr.regardlng purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and .
Lease of Crown Landa."
Mill, factory, or industrial sltea on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may bo purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
stumpage,
HOMESITE LEA8E8
Unsurvoyed areas, not exceeding 30
acres, may be leaaod aa homesltea,
conditional' upon a dwelling being
erected ln tho first year, title being
obtainable after residence and lm*
provement conditions ore fulfilled
and land haa been,surveyed.
;    LEA8E8
For   grazing   and   Industrial   purposes areas not exceeding 840 acre*
'may^be���Uased=by-ons-pers��a-Qr-,&-
company.   - . . -    '     _
GRAZING.
Under the Grazing Act the Province Ib divided Into grazing district*
and the range administered under &
Grazing Commissioner. 'Annual
grazing permits are Issued based oa
numbera ranged, priority being given
to establ lahed owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management., Free, or partly tree,
ponnlta are available for settlers,
.tampers ana trav^llera, up to lea
tmari ~ -J-* ���< >--.���������:
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Work on any make of
Gar try Our Service,
ALL OUR WORK IS GUARANTEED AND DONE
BY EXPERT WORKMEN
MOBILE  AND   MARVEI-UBE  OILS
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How Many Letters
Do You Owe?
Are the unanswered letters piling up on you? Are you
wondering what your friends think of your delay in writing to them? A long-distance telephone call will make
things right again. Your friends will appreciate a chat
by wire, ancl you will enjoy it, loo. The night rates after
8.30 p.m. are adv.sintaneous for social conversations.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE CO.
REST
���JOB PRINTING AT THE LEDGE���/
YOU  CAN
El p
B. C.   FOREST  SERVICE
\
IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE���TRY THE LEDGE FOR RESULTS
V
Obtains Required ^Signatures
Geo. C. E'gg has been making a
canvas of the district getting signi-
tures to application for the taking of
a special vote asking for the establishment of a beer parlor in Grand.
Forks. It is stated'that the requisite
number" of 40% signatures has been
obtained.
y Oi} and after July 1st postage on
ordinary letters will be . two ' cents,
instead of three cents'as*-ln the past.
Dodd's Barber Shop
and Billiard Hall
Cigars, Cigarettes,. Tobacco,
Soft Drinks & Confectionery
Open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
���JOB PRINTING AT THB LEDGE���
BRI TIS H  CO L U SV1BIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada r
TO THE EM) OF DECEMBER, 1925
;     -"_��� Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold. $77,0(13,045, Lode Gold
$122,808,459; Silver, $74,111,307; Lead, $89,218,907; Copper. $197,642,647;
Zinc, $39,925,947; Miscellaneous Minerals. $1,594,887; Coal and Coke.$27^,-
048,953; Building. Srone, Brick, Cement, etc. $44,905,88(5; making its'Mineral production lo the end of 1925, show .an
Aggregate Value of $920,919,628
Production fortiie year ending December, 1925, $61,492,242
,    The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal, and the fees lower, Ihan .those of "any   other
'"Province in the-Dominion, or any colony iu the British Empire. , .
Mineral locations-are granted to discoverers   for  nominal  fees. __ _
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, the security of  which &  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.R.   Practically  all British  Columbia Mineral Properties upon whicli development work-ha3
been done are described iii some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines.   Those considering  mining  investments  siiould^refer to such reports.   They, are available without charge on
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 Geo-    ���
y  logical  Survey of Canada, Winch  Building,  Vancouver,  are   recommended as valuable sources of -..-".
information. ,*-.-'.
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