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GREENWOOD; B:C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 4th, 1927
We Carry a Large Line of
Hardware
o
0 including-
McLary's Enamel,  Galvanized and Tinwa
McLary's Heaters
inspect our Stock
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
re
lie Specials
P. & N. Veal and Tongue, Loaf, per tin....25c
Aylmcr Boned Chicken, per. tin    50c
King  Oscar  Sardines, per tin   ........      15C
Boiled Ham, per lb sliced       " " "60c
Relish   Spread/ per   jar    ...'....40c
Mayonaise, per jar  ' 40c
C.&B. Sweet Chutney .pic-nic size, per jar. 15c
C.&B.  Onions,  pic-nic size, per jar 15c
Lemonade  Powder,  per tin ���  25c
For quality and value order from phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
SI       Bathing Suits \
juj     Ladies, Men and Children
Q Ladles Dresses, Fancy
H Carters, Fine Silk Hose
jg Men's Silk Sox, Fancy
m    Shirts, Arm Bands,
K. "Bow Ties
ii     Call and inspect our goods
No. r
Of Local Interest
��� Mrs. P. A. Johnson and son, Ernest,
are visitlng-at Beaverdell.
t
A. R Royce, of Trail, is spending ii
two .weeks holiday at his home here.
A shipment of 20,000 Kamloops trout
fry were put in Long Lake a few days
ago.
|   C.   O'Sullivafi,   of   Nelson,   C.P.R.
investigator, was in town on business
' on Wednesday and Thursday.  He was
a guest at the Pacific Hotel.
City Council
S Ellen Trounson's Stdre g
Mass will be celebrated in the
Catholic Church on Sunday, August
28th.
Andrew Sater is spending a well-
earned holiday in Molson, Wash.; and
vicinity.
Real Estate & Insurance
Fire, Accident & Sickness/Life,
Automobile, Bonds, Burglary. &c
��� Auctioneer
Houses for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
CNARLES KING
GREENWOOD, B.C.   '
A. F. Eddy, Custom Officer at Bridesville, was a visitor in town on Tuesday
evening.
Dr. W: D. Smith, Dentist of Grand
Forks, will be,in Greenwood on Sunday, August 14th.
.Mrs. K. Goulding, of Venice, Cal., is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mr M
Saunier at Rhone.
Born���To Mr. and Mrs. F. Fant of
, Beaverdell, a daughter, on July 31st, at
| the District Hospital.
New Shipment of |
ies' and Men's Hose
Just in
White Wonder and White Swan Soap
20 Bars for.$1.00
TAYLOR & SON
���Tel. 2
MEAT MARKET
GREENWOOD,  B.C.
Beef, Veal,
and
Spring Lamb
Mrs. W; H. Bryan is spending a few
days at James Lake the guest of Mr.
and Mrs.- Howard Smith.
. Murray Walters returned to his
home in Vancouver #on Saturday after
a pleasant month's holiday in town the
guest of his grandmother, Mrs. Wm.
Walters.
Dr. A. Francis, Rev. A..Walker, Harry
Hallstrom, John and Eugene McGilli-
ray returned on Friday last from a
fishing expedition to Fish Lake. They
re'pdrt good catches
Miss Emery, of the District Hospital
staff, is on a month's, vacation, part
of which she will spend at her" home
in Rhone. Miss E. McDonald, of No.
7" Road, is relieving Miss Emery.  .
Mrs? Downton, Miss' D. .Downton
and Arthur Downton, of Willcox, Sask.,
who have been the guests of Rev. and
Mrs. A. Walker for a couple of, weeks
left this morning for Summerland.
George Clark, of the Mark Hopkins
Orchestra of San Francisco, left for
the Californian metropolis 'on Monday.
During his visit he made many friends
who hope to see him return next year.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Walmsley and
family motored over to Penticton, returning Sunday evening accompanied
by Miss Vera Walmsley, who has; been
spending a holiday with Miss Helen
Kerr.
The City Council held its regulal
session  on  Monday   evening, ; Mayof
Gulley occupying the chair and present Aldermen King/ Taylor, Morrlsor
and Forshaw.
A lengthy report from the Lighting
committee was ..submitted' and considered satisfactory.      -,    -
The  Water  committee  reported ; t
good supply of water on hand but ic
view  of  the  continued hot" weatheij
strongly advised that householders' bq
warned against unnecessary waste.
' Following advice from the Trustef
the Council instructed the City Clerk
regarding cutting the service of lighl
and water in cases of non-payment oi
arrears.
A vote of thanks was passed to those
who so promptly responded, to the fire
call last Friday morning when the
speedy action in laying the fire hose
and getting the water into play prevented what would have developed
into a disastrous fire.--
The rest of the business was of
routine nature.
Cynthia _and Betty Docksteader, of
Trail, are spending a holiday with Mr.
and Mrs. R. Williamson.  .
Miss Frances Lucente, of Vancouver,
is visiting at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Lucente.
Mrs. J. H. Robinson and Miss Flossie
Blundell   returned   the   first-of-the
week from a visit to Nicholson Creek.
A
J. C." Kennedy was in-.town on
Thursday night en route to his home
in Penticton from a business trip to
Nelson. .    .
Miss Ruth Axam returned on Tuesday afternoon, from a" pleasant holiday
spent.. with.-frie'nds' '"in - Victoria- and
Vancouver. '
Mr. and Mrs. 'J. Keady returned during the week-end from a motor holi-
to the Kootenay. They left on Monday
for Oliver where.Mr. Keady is relieving in the South Kootenay Power
station.
Republic and Curlew played the final
schedule baseball game of the.season
at the latter place on the 31st inst.
It resulted in "a win for Republic by
7' to 5 and thereby tops the league.
It was an excellent game.
Box 391
Boiled Ham and Cooked Tongue in Slices        I
. .    -_ . a ., -    -        -'. =___ '        I
The  thriller  of  thrillers���the
action  picture  of  all  times!
with
Robert Frazer Clara Bow
Mr. and" Mrs. J. Culline and family
and Mrs. McDonald; all of Rossland,
were the guests of Mrs. Geo. Sutherland on Sunday.
_
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fraser and family   have   vacated  the   Oppenheimer
house and are now living in the Bank
of Montreal dwelling.
Under New Management
PACIFIC HOTEL
GREENWOOD, B.C.
Greenwood Theatre
t ��� SATURDAY, AUGUST Gth
Commencing' at 8:15 p.m.
Adults 50c.      Children 25c
..Mrs. Hopper and Calvin Hopper, who
have been running a business at South
 _,   ���   .��-__>__--..Jk_i   C.V   UUULIX
-SIocan-for-the-past~six~ months, left
last week for Vancouver. ��� .
A local fisherman was fined $10 and
costs, on Saturday, for catching trout
under 8 inches in length contrary to
the B.C. Fisheries regulations.
Cecil McLennan, nephew of Mr. and
Mrs. Angus McLennan, of Bridesville
Road, Rock Creek, who is on the Vancouver office staff of.- D. D. Munro,
the city trustee, paid a visit to the
City office on Wednesday afternoon.
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�� A fire "started in the grass after a
eastbound freight train passed the
Kerr ranch, occupied by T. Krouten,
on the, Midway road, on Wednesday
afternoon. A, large force of men are
fighting the blaze which- spread very
rapidly.    .
��� Old-timers will regret to learn of the
death of Mrs. M. D. Mcintosh, of
Chewelah, Wash., recently. Mrs. Mc
Intosh lived at Mother Lode a, number
of years ago, Mr. Mcintosh at that
time being superintendent for the B.C.
Cgpp.er__Co.__ =���������-���**���'-^���
The Spotted Horse Min<
Howard Dennis, a director of the
Jubilee Mining Company owners of thej
Spotted Horse mine and Mr. ShieldsJ
a shareholder, visited the-property or
���the 31st inst., and took samples from]
the new strike in the lower tunnel]
They were well pleased with the showings and are anxious to get the compressor installed to push th-a. tunnel at
a faster rate. Mr. Dennis and MrJ
Shields, who are residents "of SpokaneJ
were accompanied by their wives.
Fire Discovered in Time
A fire was noticed in the ceiling of
the rear room of the Puddy Barber
Shop at about 10 a.m. on Friday morning. The volunteer- fire brigade an-i
swered'the alarm and extinguished thel
blaze before it made much headway.]
The origin of the fire is unknown.
Midway News
R. A. Brown was at Christina Lake|
on Wednesday and Thursday.
Miss Marguerite Ritchie, of Green-j
wood, is the guest of Miss Mayneer
Bush., 7 ... .-     -    .-
First-Class Dining Room in Connect
ion
J. H. Goodeve
Proprietor
COMING!     COMING!
Saturday, August 13th
Mary��Pickford
���   in,
"Little Annie Rooney"
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G.. A. Smith, of Grand Forks, was"
visiting at the home of his son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
{A. Smith, on Tuesday, afternoon.
��� Charles Joseph Kingsley and Mrs.
Ellen Martin, both of Bridesvile, were
married at the brides home on Friday,
July 29th, by Father A. L. Mclntyre.
The. witnesses were Mrs. Verle Moore
and W. L. McBride.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Drum, of Beaverdell, left Greenwood on Tuesday for a
two months holiday, in which they will
visit Mr. Drum's parents at New Kincardine, N. B., and on their return
journey they will stop in Ontario and
Saskatchewan.
Thos. Rowe returned - to Trail last*
week after a few weeks visit with Mr.|
and Mrs.yW. E. McArthur.
Wm. Walmsley, .Jr., of Greenwood,]
is relieving Joe Szczesnink, assistant
agent at the C.P.R. depot.
Master Gordon and Pauline Robert
left last week for a month's visit with
relatives in Spokane, Mrs. Roberts accompanied them as far as Marcus.
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McMYNN'S STORE, Midway, B.C.
Extra  Special Value in Men's Work Shoes
Heavy leather sole, muleskin upper
Regular  Price $3.50.      Special Sale'Price $2.45,
Men's Light Canvas Shoes, leather soles and toecaps,
ideaMor summer wear-
Regular Price  $3.75.  .   Special Sale Price $2.45. -
Also a large range of Indian design blankets, all colors, suitable .
��� for Auto rugs, etc., at the low price of
/ , $5.25 each ���
.If-you are having trouble with your
Watch, just bring it to us and we will
��� put it right.
. Our  long   experience  in  repairing
Watches has made us, experts along
that,line, and we guarantee you satisfaction, or there is no charge.
. .     i
Let us have your repairs, either
Watches, Clocks or Jewelry.
We .make over old Jewelry and
manufacture Brooches or Pins out of
native silver and they are quite a novelty..
A. A; WHITE
Watchmaker and Jeweler
F. J. WHITE,
Mgr.      j
The United Church of Canada
REV. ANDREW WALKER, B.A.
Minister In Charge, Greenwood.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 7th
Bridesville, 11.00 a_m.
Midway, 3:00.p.m.
Greenwood, 7:30 p.m.
ASSAYER
E. W. WIDDOWSO&, Assayer aud
Chemist, Box L1108, Nelson, B. C.
Charges^Gold, Silver, Copper or L/ead
S1.00 each. Gold-Silver $1.50. Silver-
Le?id $2.00. Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00.
These charges made only when cash is
sent with sample. Charges for other
metals, etc., on application.
If you are in the market for
Farming Machinery
Why not get the Best
We handle  -
j
John Deere and Mcpormick
Mowers and Rakes
-���and	
McCormick-Deering and John Deere
Light Running Binders
and Repairs
-aiso-
Manilla aiid Standard Twin
es
BROWN'S STORES
Midway and Rock Creek
Leonard and Norman Haynes appeared before S. B. Hamilton, S.M., at
the Greenwood Court House on Aug.
30th, charged with being drunk on the
public highway atLRock Creek on July
25th.: They pleaded guilty and were
fined $25.00 and costs each.
Flora Stewart, youngest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Stewart, celebrated
her third birthday by giving a party
to.her young friends on Monday afternoon., Games were played and dainty
good things to eat were served. The
children had. a wonderful time.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. McLennan, of
Bridesville Road, were , visitors to
Greenwood on Tuesday afternoon.
They were accompanied by J. R. Crawford; L. V. Cressman and C. G. Mc
Lenhan, all of Vancouver, who motored
up from the Coast to visit with Mr.
and Mrs. McLennan for a few days.
J. D. Smith, of Vancouver, is in town
and will be in charge of the local
branch of-the Canadian Bank of Commerce .during Manager, H. T New-
march's vacation... Mr. Newmarch will
leave in the morning for Vancouver,
thence, accompanied, by Mrs. New-
march on a motor trip to California.
Mr.' Newmarch will be away three
months.
Mrs. T. A. Clark was able to leav'
the District Hospital at Greenwoo
last week and return here where si
will stay with Mrs.;E. Hawkes fora fe
weeks.
she
Dean Laird's Toronto and Montreal
party stopped here in a special trair
of eleven cars on Tuesday morning er
route ��� westward.   This    was    Dear
Laird's fourth "across Canada"- tour.
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A Fire Hazard
Citizens are warned of the fire
hazard caused by the dry grass around
the town and care should' be taken
in disposing 'of lighted matches, cigJ
arettes, etc. '
Christian Valley Bubbles
J. Noren is helping J.'Cochran with
Jhis hay crop.
The  writer  hears  that Wm.  Abel
will seed ten acres to rolled oats thi
fall. ���
F. H. Fox, of Vancouver, is residing
in town for a time. He has purchased
the rock crusher, sample mill and compressor at the Jewel mine. [ The ��� dismantling and1 shipping of this machinery will entail considerable work and
take some time. George White is in
charge of'the dismantling while,R.
Forshaw will do the hauling. The bed
of the .crusher alone weighs over five
tons. Transporting such weights down
the steep grades of a mountain road
is a task which requires experience and
good- judgement. All the parties concerned have had years of experience
along this line so a task of this kind
is all in a days march to them.
Mrs J. Cochran drove to Westbridg<
a few days ago, taking several cans o:
cream from the Valley with her.
The ranchers in the Valley are all
the midst of haying and alll have
bumper crop of timothy and clover.
There has been several cars fron
across the Boundarx line up here lately, the qpcupants being on a fishing
trip.
F. O. Petterson has taken the cohl
tract of fencing the Christian Valle^
School lot and doing other repai!
work.
Ideal haying weather, prevails
the Valley. It was 98 in the shade
a few days, followed by a shower
rain.
foi
Frank  Maleta   and  Henry  Madgj
were up in the Valley and left wit
H. A. Tanner to attend the. funeral
his brother-in-law, Fred Madge.
M. D. Schenck will finish Jiis haj
ing in a few days. His next big jo-
will be to thrash his raspberry cro^
He has an exceptionally fine crop
fall wheat this year. i���l WM   GREENWOOD   LEDOT
Uncle Buzz is boxed by visitors
FLIT spray clears your homc of mosquitoes
and flies. It also kills bed bugs, roaches, ants,
and their eggs. Fatal to insects but harmless to
mankind. Will not stain. Get Flit today.
DiitribnltJ in Canada by FrtdJ. Jf'liillov & Co., Limited, Toronto
DESTROYS
Flics Mosquitoes Moths
Ants Bed Bugs Roaches
Canada s Next Stage Ol Development
o There aro many coun trios with larger populations, grealer accumulations
of wealth, and much more highly developed in an industrial sense rhan Canada,
but already this Dominion lias achieved fifth place among the commercial
nations of lho world. Since tho war, and more especially during tho past few
years, the trade o[ Canada has enormously expanded,���tlu> percentage of
growth Cur surpassing that of any other country.
it is a pertinent question to' ask:'Can Canada rojain for itself ihc proud
position already attained, and is it. possible for this Dominion to move
steadily forward from-firth place to fourth, to third, ancl ultimately lo the
very front rank?
Judged fro'm the standpoint of its geographical position on the world's
highway between Europe and the Orient, or judged by ihe extent and
variecy or ii.s natural resources, whetherof the field, the 1'orosi. the miuo, ihc
fisheries, and water-powers, the answer can be given by an emphatic
anirm.'itlvc. In all'these respects, Canada does not occupj a .secondary
position to any. country on earlh. ��� __
Canada practically controls ihc world's supply of such essential
commodities' as nickel and asbestos.. It is.now,-in ils infancy, llie world's
greatest manufacturer of newsprinl* and tho -world's greatest exporter of
wheal. II has steadily increased, its gold output until now ir ranks as the
world's Third'largest producer. *'-.''--'
Notwithstanding* ;fll these advantages, can'Canada ever hup*, to-challenge
the position of Croat JLiriUdn and the United States as the world's-greatest
commercial nations, and, it so, what is essential*to'achieve that result? -
Not only in order to attain a still higher and stronger position, but to
retain what has already been won, it is necessary that Canada should take
certain advance steps. Up to the present time this couutry has been chiefly
concerned with those domestic problems ancl internal affairs involved in the
early settlement and development "'df the country from-, a raw territory into an
organized state. Attention has been devoted to matters of transportation, to
}he first stages iu the development of natural-.-resomcos, to laying the
essential foundations of any country. This piouper stage is passing. Canada !
lias roundi itself, ancl its future now depends upon the place, it can make for
itself among the nations in'finance, in trade and commerce.
The development of our wealth", or natural resources must bo Uie basic
foundation upon which to erect our future national structure. These- resources !
constitute the Dominion's greatest economic asset, and tlu-ir development!
should proceed along the.most approved scientific lines in order lhat there i
may be a minimum, ol" waste,   rt is'not. sufficient that we cut down forests j
rtiid -sell "lumber and pulpwood/, or that we dig nickel, or asbestos, or gold
out of tho ground.    We must utilize'these resources to their fullest extent
"In the building up of Canadian industry, and, In so.doing, also utilise every
possible by-product thai can be extracted froni litem.
hi Groat Britain, Uie United Slates, .Germany, huge sums are expended
annually in scientific research aud elaborately .equipped laboratories are
provided for the prosecution of such work. Great Britain last year expended
$25.000.000 and the. United Slate_s__$_50,000,00Qjon research.   If Canada is to
Supplying Milk For Chinese -
Shanghai Company Purchases Cattle
In British Columbia
Despite its political troubles ancl
the menace of invading armies, the
babies of Shanghai must have milk
an'd 'British Columbia cows will supply it, as in the past.
For several years the Shanghai
Dairy Company -has been buying its
stock in British Columbia and ship
ping it across the Pacillc to join lhe
big herds quartered/ in tlie pastures
south of the foreign quarter. " It is
this company which supplies most of
the dairy produce for the use of
(Curope'an families quartered In
Shanghai.,
CI. T. Orchardson ��� and Captain
Grant, representatives of tho Shanghai Dairy Company, are in British
Columbia on another ol their buying
trips. They are at present in the
Comox Valley purchasing dairy stock.
They will buy several hundred head
Hi is jear. ...
"Wars and revolutions are a nuisance, but. tliere is nothing more insistent than a baby's demand for
milk," said Orchardson. "\Ve have
got to .meet thc demand regardless
of whali-ver else may happen."
WEAK STOMACH
hole! Its own, ancl is lo go' forward to greater triumphs, it must now-become
equipped in like manner. The expenditure of a few million dollars may
easily result in discoveries and improved methods'which will yield lens and
even hundreds of millions lo the Dominion.    *
. Canada is an up-to-date country, but in order.Io retain that reputation
it must follow the most up-to-date methods aii along the line. Jt is not
sufllciont. that goods "made in Canada" or articles "produced, in Canada" be
good; Ihey must be the very best the world can offer. ���    ' ���   -
Coupled wiih ihe maintenance' of scientific research, rhe utilization to
the ulmosl of our own natural resources; and'-''the* production "of nothing but
the host, the industrial ancl co'ir-ihercial interests of Canada must be alert and
unite in the adoption of the most wide-awake and effective senilis methods,
nnd create tho organization essential to command *.. thc confidence, of the
Importing work] that all contracts entered into, can and will be filled to the
letter and on the minute called for.
Thc proposals whirh the Minister of Trade and Commerce, will, it ls
understood, submit to Parliawpnt at its next, session to provide for important
expansions of thc activities of the National Research Council, as-well as the
practical suggestions he has brought with him from England along the line
of improved selling and marketing methods,.should receive the most earnest
consideration oC tho Canadian people and their whole-hearted support.
Can   Be   Strengthened   Through
the Use of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills-   "
Wonderful is thc process by which
the chemistry of the body changes
the food we ,eat into blood. And the
whole of our well-being depends upon
this being maintained clay after day,
year in and year out. Sometimes the
process becomes faulty, and then
food begins to poison the blood instead of feeding it. This i.s followed
by all the pangs of .indigestion,, such
as gas on the stomach, pains around
the heart, often nausea after eating,
aud a dislike for all kinds of food.
Tlie only way to overcome .these
troubles ls to tone up the digestion
so ihat you can assimilate all your
food. To do' this you havo onlv to
take -Dr.- Williams' Pink Pills. A
short course of these pills will quickly tone up lhe stomach and banish
indigestion. Here is a bit of convincing proof given by airs. Chas. Ladner, i'lllerslie, P.E.I..- who says: ���
"For some years I -was a sufferer
from stomach' trouble. Every thing I
ate caused .distress, sour stomach and
belching. I could not eat meat-.or potatoes, and I grew weak and nervous.
No medicino seemed to help me until f was persuaded lo take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, sand these simply
worked wonders. J took the pills
l'aiihl'ully for a couple of months by
which time every symptom 0f the
trouble disappeared, and there .has
not since been the slight est symptom
of stomach 4-roublo. No wonder I
praise Dr. Williams* Pink Pills.".
You can gel these pills through any
medicine dealer or hy   mail    at    50
cents a box from The Dr. "Williams'
Medicine   Co..   Brockville,   Ont.
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Western Canada Dairy Convention
The Western Canada Dairy Convention, which includes all dairying
interests in the four Western Provinces, will be hold in th^llotel Saskatchewan, Itegina,    from    February
_7l h_to_J.lt h.-iioxLycaii. This_ Associa.
t,ion will be hosts lo both ihc inter-
provincial gathering and the annual
provincial dairy - convention of Saskatchewan.
Remember Canadian Soldiers
Graves In Shorncliffe Cemetery Are
Decorated Every Year
Annually for eleven years past the
school children of Iiythe, Folkestone
and .surrounding districts have made
a pilgrimage to Shorncliffe cemetery
nearby and have decorated tho graves
.of the Canadian soldiers tliere.    '
An account of    this    year's    ceremony-, which took place on June 22,
appears in a cor-!' of the Iiythe Re-
- porter which a reader has been kind
"enought  to   send   to  the   Star.      A
Sunburn.
Mix' Minartf-'s with .sweet oil
or cream, and apply. Quick
and permanent relief.
'. W.   N.
whole page in the newspaper is devoted to the report.
At the recent decoration ceremony, it appears from the iiythe lie-
porter, the mayors of both- towns
were present and delivered eulogies
of the Canadian army, -adjuring the
children in their audience to be true
to the best British traditions. They
announccd-.tliat they had arranged to
have the decoration o'f the graves
carried on to perpetuity.
After giving an account of their addresses, the report goes on: "Trumpeters sounded the ,'Last Post' antl
'.Reveille.' To the. solemn strains of a
funeral march the children filed from
their positions, and, in a seemingly
endless procession, placed their floral
tributes upon-the graves as they filed
reverently and slowly among them.
The- hand continued playing. Appropriately enough, 'Tha Maple Leaf
and 'O Canada' were among the tunes
rendered., and all the while the children were paying their humble homage. At the conclusion of the ceremony, when the national anthem was
played, there was not a g^ave neglected. Each bore its wealth of flow-
ers."r^-Saskatoon Star.
Miller's Worm Powders are a
pleasant medicine Cor worm-infested
children, and they will take 11 without objection. When directions are
followed if will not injure the most
delicate child, as there is nothing ot
an injurious nature in its composition. They will speedily rid a child of
worms and restore Uie health of lho
little, sufferers whose' vitality has'become impaired by five attacks of
these internal pests.
Bravery That Counts
Doctor Going To Africa To Hunt Cure
For Sleeping Sickness
A really sporting expedition is that
which Dr. Arthur Torrancs will make-
next autumn to Central Africa. Most
African hunters go after lions or elephants. Tliere is much danger ��� to
the lions and elephants. With the
present type of expanding ' bullets
which blow a hole the sine of a man's
head in the quarry's body, there is
\cvy little danger to the hunter,
Doctor Torrance's hunt, will be for
something really dangerous. He is
going to- study the tsetse fly, hoping
lo find a cure for the sleeping sickness its blto causes.
Many doctors have sacrificed their
lives, in the study of this plague. May
Iho brave Doctor Torrance not be
added to lhe roll.
Radio Entertainers WeU Paid
Some Get hfundred Dollars a Minute
For Good Music
Does it pay to entertain radio fans?
Here are. a few figures dug up by the
Now Yorlc dramatic weekly. "Variety":
To'scanini," the Italian composer,
who will direct the New York Philharmonic Orchestra on the air, will
get ?.l,500 for each ermcerl. ���
Some hours, like the .Maxwell,
Mverc-ady and. Atwater Kent, are said
to pay as high as $100 a minuto-for
a quarterv hour of good music. The
lpana Troubadours and' Ishnian Jones
Orchestra will play together at Atlantic City, for half a month." for
?12,000.
Each member, of the hlreready Revelers gets $200 for each hour he's cm
the air.
Mothers Value this Oil. ���- Mothers
who . know how ���suddenly crop may
seize tlicir children and how "riooes-
sary prompt action is in applying relief, always ktep al hand a supply of
Dr. Thomas' J.cleclrit: Oil, because
experience has taughfthoin that this
is an excellent preparation for the
treatment of this ailment. And they
are wise, for ils various uses render
-ll^a-valuable-medicine. ���. .
Cairn Unveiled
Fraud Oil Experts
Self-Styled Oil Engineers. Making
Easy-Money In U.S.   "_
'The United States Department of
Ihe Interior has recently 'issued a
warning against self-styled oil engineers who have been .offering their services to farmers aud landowners to
lost the soil by a chemical or photo ���
graphic ' process for determining*,
whether or not��oil underlies the properly, The operators, who charge a
fee of $25 for an "examination" are
stated to be claiming that they are
experts working under the supervision of the gbverruneut.
Inquiry in the Department at
Washington has of course brought
out the fact that no such specialist
has' ever been connected with'"' its
staff as n- geologist, nor does the
Geological Survey know of any method by which the presence or absence
of oil a few hundred or a few thousand feet' beneath the surface can bo
determined by a test of the soil,
chemically, photographically, or otherwise.
It may easily happen, says the Natural Resources Intelligence* Service
of the 'Department o'f the Interior at
Ottawa, by way of warning, that these
operators when thoy find that the
game is up where they aro operating,
will make their way across tho border
into Canada and endeavor to interest
farmers and others in territories adjacent to the proven oil fields of Ontario, New Brunswick, and Alberta.
They are known to havo been working as close to the international border, as Michigan. Instances of their'
operations should bc immediately reported, as apart from the loss of fee
charged, much harm in tho way of
false hopes aroused and consequent
speculation might easily result_from
taking the advice of these self-styled
exports too seriously.
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miiis
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Clean to handle.   Sold by all
Druggists, Grocers and   ���
General Stores
Grain Exchange Radio Station
Paring a .corn Is .both risky and Ineffective. It ls much better to use
Holloway's Corn Remover and eradicate them entirely.
Italy Has World's
Largest Grape Vine
Some 3ranches Reach Almost Seventy Feet From Trunk
What is believed to, bo the world's
most remarkable vine grows in the
province of Reggo Emilia, Italy. It
has a trunk measurement. of more
than four, feet in - circumference, ancl
its branches are supported by 20 elm
trees growing near -it. Some of its
branches reach almost 70 feet from-
Ihe trunk. This monster vine has
been known to produce iu a year a
quantity of grapes equal to the average produclio'n of a small vineyard.
It is known lo be at least 100 years
old, and some believe it to be much
older than that.
Built At Yorkton For Distribution Of
Market Prices
Radio Station "C.J.G.X." wliich 13
being built at Yorkton, Sask., by tho
Winnipeg Grain Exchange, for distribution of market prices ancl reports, is now nearing completion., The
station building ancl steel towers
havo been finished and a studio furnished in the Collacott Block. Engineers of the Canadian Marconi Com-.,
pany are now at Yorkton installing
thc broadcasting equipment and it is
expected" that the station will bo in
operation some time during the second week of August.
With the establishment of thl��
broadcasting station, the Winnipeg:
Grain "Exchange will Inaugurate a
servico of disseminating" market-prices ancl information ' direct to "the
farmer,., in a more eflicient way -.than .
has heretofore been done in the
West. It is understood tliat in addition to the closing market prices of
the day, the openiug of the market
and mid-session prices will be broads,
cast as well. Tho station -will also
provide musical programmes and other classes of entertainment at regular times on week nights, details of
whicli will be'announced later.
Our deepest sympathy is with the
man of few words who -is" married
to a woman who does a continuous
monologue stunt.
Asthma- Can be Cured. Its suffering is aa needless as it is terrible to
endure. After-its many years oLre-
.lier of the most, stubborn cases no
sufferer can doubt the perfect effectiveness of -Dr. J. T). Kellogg's Asthma ���
Remedy.^Comfort ,of body and peace
of mind return with its use and
nights.of-sound sleep come back for-
good. Ask your druggist;, he can supply you. ^
Ileal glory springs from the sijent
conquest ot ourselves; ancl without
that, the conqueror is naught but the
veriest  slave.
Complete in itself, Mother Graves'
Worm Exterminator does not require
lhe assistance of any other medicine
to.make it effective.   It .does not. fail'
to do its worlc. ^
No pleasure is comparable to the
standing up on the vantage ground
of truth.
Men's   wives,  like   their, sins,  are
sure to find them out.'
' Million Acres Irrigated
Irrigation is now being supplied to
over a million acres of hind in*-the
west, according to tlie Department of
the" Interior, and surveys are being
made of a number of additional projects whwlch should bring the total
up lo T'fi  million acres.
Where first Party Of Mounted Police
Entered   Edmonton Over '
j ���    Fifty'Years Ago/
���" Unveiling of the cairn in the
grouuds of Fort Saskatchewan Jail,
which marks the site of the original
buildings erected in October, -JS74,
by Col. W. D. Jarvis tind 20 non-coni-
missioned oilicers and men of ihe
first-party of Royal North West
Mounted Police to enicr tiie Edmonton district, was made recently by
Major - General Greisbaeh, ��� O.l!.,
C.M.G., D.S.O., in the preseneejof a
large gathering of old-time members
ot the famous force and citizens of
the town.
Minard's Liniment for scaly scalp.
Most of us would like to get out
of debt, but we really need a new
car^and the radio is a, bit squawky.
^
-ALL_'-ROUND_BETT.ER7T_HR ES HJNG  WITH  THE;
WATERLOO  Steel  "CHAMPION"
Prepared Especially for Infants
j!
and Children of All Ages
r   i      i ������-����� .
Mother! Fletcher's Cas��Wa has
been in use for over CO 'years as .a
pleasant, harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Teething Drops and
Soothing Syrups. Contains ' no narcotics. Proven directions aro on each
package. Physiciahs ' everywhere
recommend it.
The' genuine bears signature of
Nature's Gentleman
"Thank you very much indeed!"
beamed the well-dressed flapper in
the-bus as a workingm.au offered her
his seat. "That was very kind of
you." .   ' .
The other blushed happily and
gave a number of other males a hardy
glare as he answered.: **~   '
"Not fit all. miss not at all. 1 know
some mon don't give up their seats
unless it happens to be a pretty girl,
but looks, make no odds to me."
And eveiybody except "the young
girl smiled.
Decrease In Butter Output
.Saskatchewan creameries manufactured 1,661,687 pounds of butter
in May.- This is a "considerable decrease compared with the output for
the same month a year ago'. The
falling off is attributed to the cool
weather which prevailed during the
period.
These features of Uie Waterloo Stool "Champion" Rive you a lifetime of reliable
service. Your threshing will be quicker, easier and better: Strongest -frame
made, ln any thresher. Hyatt roller bearings, Alemlte lubrication system.
Improved construction in every .part.from feeder to blower. The Waterloo Steel
"Champion" is Canada'^ "finest and strongest thresher.
'  Woven slacs:    22x3Gr   24x36;    24x42;  - l!8x48;    33x52;    36x56;    40x62.
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Efficiently   ;ind   Economically.
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it
Oldest Thresher Manufacturers In Canada
PORTAGE    LA    PRAIRIE     "       REGINA .SASKATOON
CALGARY
Wood yields ome-fourth of the heat
of coal; charcoal about the same heat
as coal.
For corns and- bunions use  Minard's
Liniment.
ANNOUNCING THE
CANADA'S FIRST FARMERS' TOUR TO THE OLD LAND
A FULL MONTH
IN GREAT BRITAIN
AND DENMARK
VISITS TO
BIG MARKET CENTRES
Total Cost From Halifax     Add  Fa_B0HS Stock Farms
A  unique  opportunity  for Canadian   Farmers  to   Study  Old   Country
Methods of Marketing.and Agriculture.
FULL  PROVISION
FOR SIQHT-SEEI
"m LEAVES HALIFAX JANUARY 8,1928
--..,_   Address Enquiries to   ^ '  .V=3S^^��T.
Canadian Naiionar Railways
W.. J. Black, Director of .Colonization and Agriculture, Montreal,
or any C. N. R. Agent m
��_>���"
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mE^ GBEENWQOD   LEDGE"
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Proved safe by millions and prescribed by physicians for
'���iColds      Headache     'Neuritis    .    Lumbago.
' Pain       Neuralgia      Toothache      Rheumatism -.
DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEART
ED
Acccpjt onl^r ^Bayer" package
which contains proven directions.
Handy   "Bayer"  boxes  of
.   , ,   ... Also bottles of 24 and 100-
kiioivi)
tablets
'Bayer Cross."
12  tablets
-Druggists.
_  v i-Hi-iv-tni in \janMH) or Buyer Manufacture of* Monoacettc-
clde-ter of Sallcylicacld (Acetyl Salicylic Add,  "A; S. A.").    While It is well known
llAl  Annlrln  .n-.���..- �����     - fjXio  QRaillHt liaitntil
general trade mark, tho
���wVii   ""'"-'""""i (Acetyl :
ubi Aopirln uitaus Uayer manufacture, to assNf ___<�� ...,_,_._T_,   ",   _",""" " �� ��e_i Known
The Future
Canada
. No
Pri
ince
Diary
Keeps Record
Of AU Engagements
Hopeless Poverty For Any Who
7_ Are Willing To Work
%     What of the future? II is :i very
\ conservative estimate that when tlio
t( hundredth anniversary 'Of Confedera-
y tion is celebrated in 1967 there will
,' be twenty million people in Canada,
./���with'a great'increase in our already :
���,;'remarkable volume    of   agricultural, I penciil line down the
'^'mining    and   manufacturing produc
j; tion, and in commerce.    Tliere is
;,-Dvi(lenco   that   Canadians
'',eagerness for material
Consulted By Secretary Before
Making Any Arrangements
The Prince's regular diary is the
bo'olc in which ho enters-up daily his
future engagements. He does this jn
the briefest way. For example, when
lie had fixed up his Canadian visit ho
simply wrote against a date ln July
the word "Canada" and
New Form Of-Motoring-
Britisli Invention Just Tested Allows
Car To Cq_ast
The motoring correspondent of The
London .Daily Mail' givey llie iivutlt
of a practical (est ot'-a British invention that promises to provide a new
nn'd-fascinating'form of motoring.
Jt is called the llumfrey Sandborg
fi ce-wheel clutch, and " if developments -prove satisfactory it should
do for the motor-car what" the fice
wheel did for tho bicycle.
Motor gliding is probably the best
term for describing.' Mils new development, .lt'lias been lined experimentally,lo several private cars .mc.
lorries with satisfactory results, and.
it now remains to be seen whether if
can be produced on ti commercial
basis.
'Briefly the free-wheel clutch operates" as follows:
- While the engine is pulling the
car it acts in a normal manner,"^ut
as soon as the engine speed is reduced to th'e point when tlio car Is
pushing against the engine the free
wheel operates and the
maticaliy "coasts.",
Willi aii ordinary clutch the. engine
iii similar circumstances acts as a
powerful brake.
Jf you .take
k?
v
car., auto-
no
in   their
development
i;,'are inclined to neglect the dc-olop-
Jment^or human resources, the- most
^important of all. More than' a hun-
j'idred million dollars a "year are spent
jvon education, and money* can bc
.-'Spent In no wiser way.-. Attention
(���'should be paid to the duality as well
drew a blue
eft margin of
each page to October 1. when he
expected to be back in 13nglan.li. The
blue pencil simply indicates that he
cannot enter into any engagement ar
homo during the period
it.
3'our foot, off the, accelerator of au" ordinary car it quickly slows down, owing to' the braking
effects of the engine compression.
Hut with the new device, when you
throttle down the" engine slows but
the car continues under its own momentum.
There are times when it "is necessary to use the engine as a brake,
and for this purpose a control is -fitted whicli enables the driver to do
so.
History Of Aviation
The
Evolution   Of   Flying  .From   Its
First inception;
The first to riy':
���in a^dirigible balloon ivas Lleury
Cliffar'd in 1S52. it had a three-horse
power steam engine.
���in an aeroplane driven by an_ engine was Orville Wright, on Dec. 17,
.1903. lie. used a IC-horse-powcr engine.
���ten miles in an aeroplane in Europe was Delagrange on June 22,
100S.- at Miking
.���an hour in an aeroplane was Orville Wright, on Sept. 0, 1906.
���over .1,000 foot high was On-ill.
Wright, on Oct. 3, 1909, at Berlin.
���across the English Channel
llleriot  iu  a monoplane on
1909.
was
July  26,
Knowing About
Canada's Student Body
Eighty-three
total,
adlliatcd institutions,
classical colleges, littlo
Tho car 1 tried, Titled with a free-
marked  by wheel clutch of this description, was
aii m.��  .�����.__��� '        '      au or(li,u,��"ily small    family    touring
AH the details ot His Canadmii,1,our model. A point that in,
in-the journal kejit by  Hie very long
arc,set out
Sir Godfrev
('���. t��� ,,      ,      ""' ^l"ll"-> ah wen  winch the Pri
gB t0 ���� numbers of our peofile. By I his hands.
^ia Is meant not only care in choos-,    Some  fv��l
riicinas, the Prince's private secretary, the arrangements for
which the Prince has left enUre,y jr)
��.u��B immigrants, but care
"���^welfare when they   ur.o
as to their
established
'jftmong us.
{',   There nro-food and other naiural
resources enough for    all "it   justlv
distributed. Thero need be no hope*-
f.ess poverty for any wlio are willing
m woi-k. No . faculty    of   mind - or
^spirit need bc starved;  no genius or
talent   lost   to   the   ration    through
;ack   of   a nouiti.ing   soil.    "Youth
;:io-longer stunted and  starved      '
jio  longer harried  bj
,-hiUl   at   p]ay
(n;ui   with   the
���in    the   glory
Some dates )n the Prince's diary
are marked with the word ."unccr-
Lnm." This means "that he has some
kmd    - -
age
avarice;    the
with   the   liger: the
muck-raka    drinking
of -the   stars.   .Foul
things fled.;  fierce thlngs-taine:
ipord turned to
���j)ian' picture It
/.vhy   should
disharmony."     'a   Uto-
niJiy  he  said.      But
Canadians   aim at any
Jjlestiny    lower    than    the    highest?
'Wily should they not. carry \h_  1)io.
-leering impulse  into  tilings  of  the
spirit and  the mind?      Why should
'hey - not   in  promoting ihc  welfare
^ Hie peoplo display the same dar-
'ag and initiative as in exploring tho
test area of .their land, and spanning
'.t witli railways?���Ottawa Citizen.   '���
one
what he an-
thc time ar-
V
Most men are ��� bette
villi-faith"aud hope  Ihan  Ihcy
,-illi charily,,.
r   acriu'iihled
are
of future engagement, public or
private, in- his mind which lie has
not definitely decided to enter into.
Other da.tes in the diary here and
there are marked simply with ' the
word "engagedi." This usually means
that ihe Prince wants to be able to
do exactly as lie pleases ou these
particular date, and probably
in his household learns
**
lends  to do then until
rives.     .
'Very probably the Prince does not
know himself. ITc simply likes to do
able occasionally ro- spend a few days
as he pleases without.any pre-arranged plans being mado foi- him.
Every day his diary is seen by Sir
(Godfrey Thomas, who is responsible
for making all arrangements in connection with (he Prince's official and
social engagements. When Sir Godfrey sees a. dale -marked "Engaged"
or "Uncertain"' he knows ���"���'dial
cannot���cnrer���into
loi
to
i pressed me was
distance it is possible
coast" even at speeds of 20 miles
an hour and under. Driving was a
series of glides.
Colleges   In   Operation
In  Dominion  Last Year
Canada had eighty-tliree colleges in
operation last year.    Of   this
(here wore -1
including 'il
seminaries and independent non-subsidized classical schools in Quebec, 30
theological, 1 agricultural, 2 law, I
mililary, 1 technical, I commercial, 1
.pharmacy and .1 veterinary.,
Thc total registration of these colleges was approximately 7,752, in addition lo 3,039 included with secondary technical institutions. This registration,   according - to   the   Dominion I
���across America from the Pacific
to thc Atlantic, over '1,300 miles, was
Itodgers, 1911.
���across the Atlantic in a seaplane
was Commander Read, K.S.N., in
1918.
, -���direct from Newfoundland to the
British ���Isles in an aeroplane were
Alcpck and Brown, in 1919.
���au airship across llie Atlantic
were General Mnitlaiid and Commander Scott, in the British 11-3*1.   -
���direct from the United States to
Europe in a monoplane was Colonel
Lindbergh   in 1927.
Enthusiastic   Over
Farming In the
West
Representative of Norwegian Government Favorably Impressed With
Conditions
Capt. k. s. Irgens, of Oslo, Norway, who made a tirtir of Western
Uinada along the lines of the Canadian National Railways as the representative of the
Gum-Dipped Tires
Firestone pioneered, developed, tested
and.placed on the market "the Balloon
Gum-Dipped Tire���the genuine FULL-
SIZED Balloon Tire.
With but_half the usual air pressure,"
these bres are very soft and yielding.
They absorb the holes, ruts'and bump3
in the road. They cushion the car and
and passengers from shocks and vibration.
Firestone Gum-Dipping ��� by which
each fibre and strand of cord in the tire '
is impregnated and coated with pure
gum���adds the extraordinary strength
and flexibility which makes the Balloon
construction practical.
Firestone Dealers are kept up-to-date
on tire development and service���con- '
tinually progressing and improving
their ability to serve you better and
save your money. Sec tlie nearest Firestone Dealer and let him handle your
requirements.
FIRESTONE TIRE & RUBBER CO    -
OF CANADA LIMITED
Hamilton, Ontario
MOST MILES PER DOLLAR
Bureau of Statistics, composed"^ m^Z tlm ^ ^''^  g��VCrU-
5,000 doing work of university stand-   thc
. Motoring, Unsafe In Persia
Roads    Are    Different    and    Traffic
Worst in Wor-ld
There aro" still a  few adventurous
occupations loft in ��� the    world    foi
those who'care to seek them.
Carrying the Persian mail' is one,
for- Persia lias few" railways and only
ono or two open ports. Teheran, the
capital,' is 500 miles' from the Iraq
frontier, and'once a v.eek (lie consular mail leaves "Bagdad for Kiuuniquin
on. the Iratj-l'ersian -border, and is
there transferred to motor transport.
In three days with luck, il will reach
Teheran.
Nowadays
"safe." -Tha
ard, 6,200 work preparatory to matriculation, and. the remainder taking
vacation courses, "extension courses,
evening courses and the like.
Of the students of university standard, by far the largest group were in
arts, with a lotal of 3,05o. Theology,
philosophy, medical and missionary
courses and related suhjeefs ranked
second with .1,151. Agriculture was
third with -100, and law fourth with
a total of -IOI.' Pharmacy had. 1-U
students, commerce U2, veterinary
science C6 and engineering 39. Practically al> thc students of university
grade  were  full  time  students.
he
I he1 Prince on those dates
my   engagement
Fully one-third of India's great
population;is totally illiterate, 150
jiialects being spoken.
Suspicious People Are
Usually Miserable
Those'Who. Distrust Fello:w-Creatures
��� Are Never Happy
The advice is often given to young
people, as by a police chief the otlier
day. "Trust no one:" Hut such advice must not tie taken too literally.
A man 'or woman who trusted no' ono
would havp an utterly miserable lite.
A"  their energy wouldi be
The Persian roads are
is, they are normally
free from brigands, for Roaa 'Shah
has instituted several reforms in con
nection with Tlie surveillance and im--
provement of communications. Rut
safely has a restricted-meaning when
applied' to motoring in Persia; for a
Persian road is different'
others. > -
Will Be Great Advantage
purpose-of determining
advantages  of  flu's  country for
Norwegian  farmers, l.as return,.._  .
the East to pursue his investigation
The captain expressed.' himself   "*���
thusiastically regarding the   prosper
oils and    progressive   conditions
found   wherever he   went,  and   tool:
away with him favorable impressions
of the West, generally. Ifo is likely to
desert the sea Cor a fann somewhere
in one of thc Western provinces. He
met many of his countrymen- during
Iiis trip, and everywhere found them
doing well  and very conrented
(he land of their adoption*
Firestone Builds the Only Gum-Dipped Ti
i.mentul -Stations.
__.siv(
he; I Start
j -elusive tei;Htory,^^^mr^i!^^'
OntariT"- St��ne & Welli��St��n. Toronlo;
with
troftiWall
All
taken
uji
suspicion^  watching of their foi-  c*arUri111 Ule wh��lo road., carls drawn j chickens reaaly paid.
Mother of Eleven Children
Praises Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound
Her Interesting Experience
���Buckingham, Quebec���
| mother of eleven  living
I am ttie
children,
and my baby is
five" months- old.
I am only U8 years
'old ��� and   I  have
taken Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
for weakness and
my nerves. I knew
of' itv from  my
sister, Dame Ed-
ouard Bellefeuille
o f   Ramsayville.
For five years I
,vas m misery and was .always ready
ja-cry.   Now I km so happy to have
jood health.   My daughter, who ia
18 years old, has also taken it and
���Tilt be happy to recommend it to all
���oung girls."���Dame WiLi-fAM PAPw-
_NT, Box 414, Buckingham, Quebec.
Why Buffer for years with baek-
che, nervousness and otlier ailments
ommon to women from early life to
liddlo age. when Lydia E. Pii'ikham's
'egcfcabfe Compound will give you
chef?--1
In a recent country-wide canvass
(f purchageraof Lydia E. Pinkham's
'ckctable Compound,-over 250,000-
ipliea wero received, and 9S out of
very 100 reported they were bene-
ted by its use. C
by
low-creatures.    They would certainly
become morbid, thcy would probably
go'lnad.   And the very fact that Ihey
expected Ihe woist would make many
people inclined to lake advantage of
them, who would otherwise have been
truo and just  In all  their
Vnr better to  bo deceived now and
Ihen  by   trusting too
go through the
tivc aiid unloved, trusting no one.
Here and. there it Ls bare earth
level by-thc-'passage of countless
caravans on iho "Golden Iload; here
it is roughly fortified by metal thrown
down for future caravans to flatten;
and there it is a mountain (rack sloping dizzily lo alarming precipices.
And the traflic on the Teheran route
must be the worst in the world.   ,.
Long strings of camels amble along
at two miles an hour, and when alarmed by the hoot of a motor-horn struggle tv-illf incredible clumsiness to the
wrong side, and then, still more
clumsily,- back again., Processions of
Steam  Cooled Auto  Engines Possible
In Few-Years
We'll have steam-cooled engines in
our automobiles within a few years,
is (he prediction'of Prof. Lklward P.
Culver, of the Princeton >' School of
Riigincoring.
There will be no chango in the engine, except- the transfer of the hose,
tliat enters the present radiator nt
tlio' top, to tho bottom, and the con-
version of liicradiatot-from-a-coolor-
inio a steamNcoi]denscr.
'J'he greatest advantage of steam-
cooling, says ProL Culver, is it maintains the .engine at a constatit and
most efficient running temperature,
no matter what the lomporature
outside.
���is
Good Business
Some pcople-inake chicken breeding pay; others I'mil it a losing.venture. But scarcely any one of whom
we have heard ever did so well with
lliem as the boy, DawKins by name.
Someone asked his    father   whether
: SAVE THE CHILDREN
In Summer When Childhood Ailments Are Most Dangerous
Mothers who keep a- box of Baby's
Own Tablets in the house may feel
that the lives of their little ones are
reasonably safe during the hot" weather. Stomach troubles,    cholera   infantum and diarrhoea carry off thousands of little ones every summer, in
mosl  cases because the mother does
not have a- safe medicine af. hand to
give promptly.    Baby's Own Tablets
relievo (hose troubles, or if given occasionally "fo the well child they will
prevent  iheir coming o'u.    Thc_Tab___
j-lets-are"g"u"aTiuTIeec!i by a government
analyst   to be    absolutely    harmless
even to the new-born babe. Tliey are
especially good  in  summer  because
they regulate  the  bowels  and  keep
the sfomach sweet ami pure. They are
sold by medicine .dealers or_.by mail
at 25 cent's a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
tele Helps For This Week
Thou
service  while
liumb
shadow   that" it
dew-drop
.   Teach me Lo do -Thy will, foi
art my God.���Ps. cxliii. 10.
Small service is  true
it lasts,
Of friends, however humble, spurn
not one,
The daisy, by   the
I castfe,
' ' Protects    the    lingering
from the sun.
���William Wordsworth.
We can all be servants of God
wherever our lot is cast; but He
givus us different sorts of work, ac;
.ocrding as He fits us for it ami calls
us to,it.       . ���George Eliot.
Service is our destiny in life or ia
death. Then let il be my choice, living to serve tlio living, and be fretted
uncomplainingly. ' If I can assure myself pf doing service, I have my home
-with in?���G eorBcTMofeaiTliT
A Reindeer Ranch
liaising   reindeer   for   commercial
Produced In  Every Province
Alfalfa can bo grown over the widest range  of  climatic  conditions  of
any legume yet grown in Canada. It
is now being produced iu every prov-
he Atlantic to the Pacific.
ince from
It Testifies for Itself.���Dr. Thomas'
bclectnc Oil.needs no testimonial of
by two horses and largo covered wag'-'
ous  drawn   by   four  horsss  abreast
with an extra pair led bphind
sist.Jn uphill .work.
to as-
Tliey pay my
son," said the old man. "l bought
him the chickens;MI supply tlie feed;.
I buy the eggs I'rom-liim, and ho"
them." ��� l
ca Is
dealings.
Jiiuch  than to
world lonely aud fur-'
There's a Difference
When motorisLs who' are addicted
to speed"aregremonstrated with they
usuaMy retaliate by denouncing tho
jay-walker. But" the difference between the- jay-walker and the speed
maniac is that whereas .the former
endaiyjnrs but Iiihiself, the latter is a
peril to maiiy. His passengers, pedestrians, little children���he
them all.
-menaces.
"I'm happy and all that, of course,
old chap; still, I wish my wife
would'nl. talk co much about her last
husband.''"
"Forget ii, old man���jniue'.-. always
talking about, her next."
The Greatest Investment
World Buys- Oil Information Obtained
From Newspaper Advertising
investments-iu   newspapor   advertising last year amounted to $235,000,-
000.   That was a gain of ?15,OOO,000
over the previous year.    Big.figures,
those.   But remember that the world
buys on information. s It travels  becauso it knows when and. where and
how���through - advertisements.        It
builds because   it   knows    how   ���
through   advertisements.    It   dresses
through thoughts suggested   by   advertisements.   And so on through the
activlies -of life.   Think of what tlie
world would be without newspapers.
Think of what the newspapers would
be, without advertisements. Great is
advertising, and the greatest   of   all
advertising is newspaper advertising.
���Tho Fourth Estate (New York).
We cannot hear'a sound if it hila
loss Hum about thirty or more than
40,000 vibrations a second. .
,    ,,       ,      ....        j   j i    its powers" other than itself. Whoever
purposes in Canada will be underlak-  ^^ fo_. coug,ls m, C0,dS| for clUs
en this year by the Dominion Kein-   or contusions,���for sprains or burns.
deer Co., with headquarters at Van-   for pains in the limbs or body, well
couver;  the company having import-  know tliat the medicine proves itself
ed some 5,000 head of reindeer-from  "nd.needsno guaraniee.
Alaska.    This  herd  will   be  located
on  the  vast grazing areas  between
the     Athabaska     and   Great   Slave
Lakes on three million acres secured
for that purpose.
Minard's Liniment for burns.
For Restless Babies
mm
Warm  weather
! mother' and babe
More copper has been produced In
the last 20 years than in
previously.
7,000 years
"W.   N.   U.   J 02
Fools
sometimes rush in and
while wise men are investigating
win
Canada's Fish Culture Service
During 11)26 the Department of
Marine and Fisheries, Canada,
through the Fishv Culture Service, operated "39 hatcheries, -1 salmon-retaining ponds, and    several    smaller
over    721,-
in    different I
stations, and distributed
j24G,000-.eggs and    fish
I stages of development.
On Knees, Would Itch and
Burn, Cuticura Heals,,
���������.���
"From the^time I was a small
child I was troubled With eczema on
my knees. It broke out in a rash
and would itchYnd burn so that I
would scratch itand cause eruptions.
My stockings aggravated the breaking out, and I lost my rest at night
on account of the irritation. Later it
broke out on my arms. The trouble
lasted about teii years.
"A frierid.recommended Cuticura
Soap and Ointment so I purchased
some, and after using one box of
Cuticura Ointment and two cakes of
Cuticura ...Soap I was completely
healed."; (Signed) Miss Kathleen
O'Conrie-1, Port Dufferin, N. S.
Rely on Cuticura Soap and_Oint-
ment to keep your skin clear.
I
��Uraj-�� E*_h __ re* tr Mail. Addrc-J Canadian
DoDot: "SUahooM, tt4_ Xo-trt*_." Price. Soap
88c. Ointment 25 and Wc. T-lnim __5c.
���*~"^" Cuticura Sharing SticJc 25c.
is a trial to both
and iho task of
keeping the little one in . perfect
health is often very diflicult.'. Probably the matter of.. proper foot! for
the'infant is of greatest concern to
the average mother.
If you- cannot nurse baby and it
does not gain upon the breast milk
give him Borden's Eagle Brand* Milk
���-the food that has successfully
I reared hundreds of thousands ,of
babies. Easy to ��� prepare-^-just add
boiled water., as directed.
Iu  this  paper  from  time   to time
you   will   find an   adyer4Usement,,i"ot
Borden's Eagle. Brand  Milk, a food
that has raised more healthy babies
than  all   the   prepared   infaiit foods
combined. .Cut out the advertisement
and mail it to The Borden Company
Limited,   Montreal,    and    they   will
send you, free of charge, instructions
for feeding your baby, and a Baby
Welfare Book arid paby llecord Book.
Or, just write the Company mentioning this paper and they will be sent-
  This shows
why" this OU is In general use.
Millions. From .Cowdray  Estate
Eight million dollars will go ro tho
Exchequer as death duty on,the $20,-
000,000 estate  of Viscount   Cowdray,
who died in London,- May first.
Uncle lo Nioce���"Are you enjoying
the winter spoils, my dear?"
Niece���"Kather;  I'm    engaged
three of them-already."
to
was so bad
became; alarmed
' Mrs. "Wallace Tepjicr, R.R. No. 6,
Simcoe, Onfc., writes:���"Last summer I
was very bad with dysentery. I lost my
appetite, and bad such severe pains in
my abdomen they made me very faint.
I passed blood which greatly alarmed me,
ho I hurried to* tho doctor. He tolc'ima
tho quickest way to get rid of it would
be to take
i
Minard's
bruises.
Lini
merit    for    cuts    a
"I took only part of a bottle and warn
completely relieved.   1 feel > I cannot
recommend ifc too highly."    (    -
This wonderful bowel complaint rcm-
i edy has been on the market for t be past
ntj I 80 years; put up only by Tho T. MiW
I burn Co., Limited, Toronto,.Oat.
\ THE  ���"GEEENWOOI)   LEDGE
jnai__��iB_(3!_na_Rff-j--S--awc��
The Greenwood Ledge
Published ev^ry Thursday at
Greenwood, B.C.
G.Vf. A.'-SMITH
Editor and Proprietor
'��� "* Subscription: In Canada and to Gt.
Britain,' $2.00 a year in advance; $2.50
when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To the united
States $2.50, always in advance.
The Pole Drive
ADVERTISING     RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices...$25.00
Coal and Oil Notices 7.00
Estray Notices ���������   3.00
Cards of Thanks  **.... -1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12.50
(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, nonpareil measurement.
Business locals 12Vic a line? each insertion.
On Friday, July 29th, W. C. Wilson
accompanied by the editor and J.
Holmes motored to Canyon City. At
that point was situated the camp of \V.
E. McArthur's pole drive. The party
left, the auto in camp ancl proceeded
through the woods to the river in
order to get some first hand information regarding a business venture
which if successful will mean a great
deal to this District. '**'.-
There has been log drives ancl tie
drives but the driving of long cedar
poles is a new industry around here.
When you consider the distance
from Christian Valley to Midway (50
miles) through log jams, over:_ riffles,
through canyons, etc., it-is no task for
the faint hearted. The veteran logger
E..L. Steves is in charge and is supported by a first class crew of river
drivers so there is every reason to believe they will bring this venture to a
successful termination.
Mr. and Mrs. John L.'. Coles left
this morning, for Ontario on a visit to
relatives at Hamilton, Woodstock and
Brantford. Five brothers of Mr. Coles
reside in the places mentioned; a sister
is coming out from the old country on
a visit and.a happy time is looked for
at the reunion they have' planned.���
Princeton Star.
WILLIAM II. WOOD
PHYSICIAN. AND St'RGKU.V
GRKKNWOOD
Picnic at Loon Lake
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.
Our First Birthday
With this issue The Greenwood
Ledge celebrates its first birthday and
the editor would like to take this
opportunity of thanking all our patrons for their kindly support and
hopes they will continue to help make
the paper the success it has been.
With the new Linotye installed recently and with our daily increasing,
knowledge of same we have every
belief * to feel that we can serve our
customers well in every way.
On the 31st ulto at Loon Lake near
Eholt was held the Annual Scandinavian Picnic. This was well attended
as cars from all over the Boundary
were in evidence Refreshments were
served at noon after which several
performers oh the accordian, banjo
and saxophone dispensed sweet strains
of music. : An affair of this kind where
people meet at least once a year to
discuss old times and old friends is a
wonderful institution in the promotion
of a friendly feeling in the community.
YOU SAVE $3.00
��,       When you order a
Custom built or 'Fit Reform Suit
��� al	
' A> BIGGIN, Midway
Any timc during August
Style.      Fit.      Price Right.
IMPORTED    ENGLISH    WOOLLENS
$3.00   OFF  REGULAR  PRICE
SALE CLOSES AUG
31
Away back in the late sixties thousands
of acres of British Columbia's timber were
sold for one cent per acre, which looked
like a fair price���then. To-day similar
timber is worth from $150 to $200 an acre,
so tremendously has timber appreciated in
value within lhe scope of an average lifetime:
What the young growth of to-day will be
worth sixty years from now.is beyond computation if it h protected from fire and
allowed to reach maturity.
The moral is obvious
A. E. M'cDOUGAU
Contractor and Builder)
Foreign and Domestic Monument
Asbestos Products Co. Roofing^
Lamatcd'YVallboard        'i.
SHOP AT GREENWOOD      j]
Box 332 Grand Forks. Bil
Runs Over a Blue Grouse
SKeep Protection Act��
Several warnings have been given
by the B.C., Provincial Police through
the medium of The Greenwood Ledge
lo those persons who keep or have in
their possession unlicensed dogs. Any
person, failing .to take out a license
forthwith will be prosecuted.
Game Board Head    -
To Tour Province
��� On Monday while motoring nt the
north end of town W. C. Wilson
noticed a blue grouse in the middle of
the road. He did not slow down expecting the bird to fly. Instead the
car. went right over it.with disastrous
results to the said blue ��� grouse. u This
is no new circumstance as eacli year
at this time, they will, sit on-the road
and allow themselves to be run over
while a month later a hundred yards is
about as close' as they care to come
in contact with a human being.
Ranch For Sale
A Going Concern
76 acres near Eholt on the trunk
road. Good land part of which is sub-
irriffalcd. Beaver pond on properly,
suitable for fur farming-. Health is
failing reason, for selling. ���' Cheap for
quick sale.   Apply io
SAM'FRETZ,".Eholi, B.C.
��    ' ,     PIGS FOR SALE
Six .weeks old pigs.   $6.'00 each.   -
���    Apply to
W. HATTON, Rock Creek.
Prevent Forest Fires
You Can Help
BRITISH COLUMBIA FOREST SERVICE    ..
A       SEND YOUR
BOOTS and SHOES'
To ;
i
Harry Armson, *Grand Fo
The 20th Century Shoe Repairi
All work and .material guaranty
We pay postage one-way. Termsi
$
OF
LID ACT lENDINl
To study game problems in many
parts of 'the province, members of the
Game Conservation Board under
Chairman M. B. Jackson, K.C.; will
start on a comprehensive tour of the
province this week. They . will visit
Prince Rupert and many points along
the Canadian National Railways, turning south at Prince George to hold
meetings in Cariboo towns. From
there they will go south to Kelowna*to
hear Okanagair'sportsmen.
' 'The purpose of the tour is to' give
thc board direct contact with sportsmen, trappers and others," Mr. Jackson explained. "In the north we are
particularly anxious to see how our
new system of registering trap lines is
working out. We are also interested
in the virtual disappearance of grouse
in many parts of the north."
Members of the Greenwood District
"^Rod^^iTd^Guir"Club=b7bp^tlSf=tlve
A Popular Summer Resort
The season at Christina Lake is in
full swing. On Saturday last there
was a dance at each of the two
pavilions. Pearson's orchestra played
at Biner's while Werner's orchestra
played at Butter-field's. The Lake is a
very cool place to dance so the public
is availing itself of the opportunity,
many people coming from the-American side as ��� well as from long distances in Canada.
FOE. SALE ������-.
Black Field Spaniel Puppies  (male)
$4.00   each.      Apply   H.    PANNELL,
Midway-   '..
��� )X   o. I'OST
A .gold'Waltham'wrist.-watch with
gold bracelet. Finder will be rewarded
ed by returning same to The Greenwood Ledge office.
LAND  REGISTRY ACT
(Section 160)
Custer's Historic _���
Last Stand Filmed
board will visit this district.
File Turnover Tax by Tenth
Victoria.���The last day for riling
returns under the new turnover, or
gross income tax, is August 10th.
. The Finance Minister says that, this
being a new tax, every consideration
will be given to taxpayers, especially
those who suffer physical or other disability. Dr. MacLean hopes all will file
by then. He says, in a statement
issued at Parliament Buildings, that
tho public response has been very
gratifying, and that the tax is regarded more favorably than the personal
property tax it replaces.
"As  the department realizes,"  said
' the  minister,  that some  uncertainty
and misunderstanding is bound to crop
��� up in' respect of the first returns
under a new tax of this kind, due
allowance will be made for this, and
strict enforcement of the penalty
clauses will be postponed for a few
days, but under no circumstances can
this be extended beyond August 10th.
Jt is hoped that any who may have
overlooked the .filing of their returns
will avail, themselves of this opportunity."
A reproduction. of Custer's Last
Stand is one . of the many ..thrilling
features -that makes "The Scarlet'
West," a First National picture, coming
to the Greenwood Theatre on Saturday, August 6th, one of the outstanding film productions of the year.
This episode in American history
has no dramatic counterpart, arid the
producer, Frank J. Carroll, has reproduced it with a fidelity that only
six months of research could insure.
The camera has visualized this memorable event with such graphic vividness that it is a sight never tO be forgotten.-^ -������    .-��� :������     ��� -������*���  '*-���==
IN TIIE MATTER of Lot 3342 Group
1, Osoyoos Division Yale District.
PROOF having- been filed in my
Office of the loss of Certificate of Title
No. 1969D to the above-mentioned
land in the'name of Nancy Jane
Gillespie and bearing date the 21st,
July, 1913, I HEREBY GIVE,NOTICE
of' my intention" at the expiration of
one calendar month from the first
publication hereof to iSsue to the said
Nancy Jane Gillespie a' provisional
certificate of title in lieu of such lost
certificate. Any person having any
information with reference to such lost
.certificate of title is requested to communicate with the undersigned.
DATED at the Land Registry
Office, Kamloops, B.C., this 19th day of
July, 1927.
. E. S. STOKES, "
.���'.*���' ' Registrar.
Date of first publication, Thursday, July 28th, 1927.
Sometimes tjie informality
of the spoken word
. is more effective
than a letter ''
"Long Distance, please"
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY
>-fflB��h?rw?s_a
Time to Begirt
Jones was suffering from digestive
trouble and the-doctor told him that
if he laughed 'fifteen minutes before
each meal his condition would improve.
One day in a city restaurant Jones
was having his little laugh when a
man from the~ opposite table walked
over to him;
"What the dickens are you laughing
at, sir?" he enquired angrily.
"I'm laughing for my liver,", declared
Jones.  . . ��� ���...   - - ' .
"H'm!" said the stranger. "I'd better start, tQo, because I ordered mine
twenty minutes ago."
NOTICE
Heat Wave Increases
Fire Hazard in Province
Job Printing
The Greenwood Ledge
UNDER and by virtue of. the powers
contained in a - certain chattel mort-
gage-whiclr^will^be^produced^at-the
time of sale, I hereby call for tenders
for the purchase of the following-
property situate on Lot 2527, Group 1,
Similkameen Division of Yale District,
known as the "Rock Creek" Mineral
Claim, namely:���
The whole of the Portable Saw-mill,
machinery and outfit now standing or
being or lately standing or being on
said Lot 2527, and all other the goods
and chattels of whatsoever kind and
nature which are the property of
Joseph Peter Keane, now ..iri, upon, or
around and about the premises above
described.-       : .-.,_..-__.
Terms:���10% of the purchase money
tobe paid down at time of sale, balance to be arranged by monthly instalments.   .   * *'*...* c��  ,
For further particulars and conditions of sale apply to -
MORRIS C. JEWELL**
Bailiff.
Dated at Rock Creek, B.C., the 13th
day of July, A.D., 1927. .  ,
CANADBAN
Summer Excursion Fares
TO EASTERN DESTINATIONS
ON SALE DAILY, MAY 22 TO SEPT. 15-RETURN  LIMIT OCT.   31
MINERAL ACT
Winnipeg... $ TiUiO
Toronto  1 118.05
Hamilton  118.05
London __  118.05
Quebec  140.10
Hi,. John _...'.  152.20
St. Paul     -75.00
Minneapolis X'.    75.(10
Duluth ' 7f).(i()
Fort William ij5 DO.
.Niagara Falls .121.
Ottawa :.._.  132.
Montreal   1H7.
^Moncton   152.
Halifax  157.
Chicago __     90.
New York. __7  151.
Boston ...I   157,
00
02
25
05
20
75
30
70
7(5
��� -MANYADDITIONALDESTINATIONS���
ASK FOR RATES FROM AND TO ANY POINT
.i
Route via Main Line or via Soo Lino, through Winnipeg or Poi-lal
to St. Paul, thence via Chicago or Sault Ste. Marie, via Groat Lakes;
oi- via California-rat an additional fare; or good to-_g<> via one of Uie
above routes, return another.
See Local Agent or Write for Details
J. S. CARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant unreserved, surveyed (f
lands may be pre-empted by IJ
subjects over 18 years of age, &\-.
aliens on declaring intention \i
come , .British subjects, - condi
upon residence, occupation, anc!
provement for agricultural purpty
Full information concerning (J
tions regarding pre-emptions is<|
in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,?!
to. Pre-empt Land," copies of jl
can bc obtained free of charge lil
dressing -the Department of 51
toria, B. C, or to any ��� Go'ver)
Agent. )
Records will be granted ecl
only .land suitable for agricultural
poses", and which is not timbi{|
i.e.,'carrying over 8,000 board f-al
acre west- of the Coast Rang,]
5,000��feet per acre east of that.]]
Applications for pre-emptions jl
be addressed to the Land Commit
er of the Land Recording Divisw
which the land applied for is' sn|
and are made on printed forms.'ij
of which can bc obtained fro?)
Land- Commissioner." '  \
' Pre-emptions must be occupij]
five years ancl improvements m'1
the value of $10 per acre, iiv?I
clearini? and cultivating at leaf!
acres, before a Crown Grant _\
received. f
For  more detailed% informatij
thc Bulletin '"How to Pre-empt/
rUKCHASE
Applications are received foi
chase of vacant and unreserved {
Lands, not being timberland, t,
ricultural purposes; minimum p:
first-class (arable) land is t
acre. Further information res)
purchase or lease of Crown L;v
given in Bulletin No. 10, Land.J1
"Purchase and Lease of Crown 5)
. Mill,. factory, or industrial sf
timber land, not exceeding 40*.
may be purchased or leased, tb'
ditions including payment of {'
age. V
Advertise in The Greenwood ledge
HOMESITE LEASES   %
TJnsurvey.cd areas not exceed
acres, may be leased as homesiti\
ditional upon a dwelling being n
in the first year, title being obt^jj
after residence 'and improvemeJ
.ditions _.ar&_:fulfilled,-and-land-h.ij
suryeyed.
LEASES
���For grazing- and industrial ptf
areas not exceeding 640 acres �����]
leased by one person ,or a comMf
GRAZING
. Under the Grazing Act the B[\
is divided into grazing districts f
range administered under a ��� '
Commissioner:- Annual    grazir
mits   are   issued  based   on   is,
ranged,  priority given to esWtl
owners.   Stock owners may for5;
ciations for range managemen*
or partly Iree. permits are a
for settlers, campers and travel
to ten head.    '-
Certificate of Improvements.
Victoria.-r-While outbreaks- so far
have done no serious damage, officials
of the" forestry service watched the
forest fire situation with concern, as
the week ended with eighty-eight new
fires reported.. ,���
"Tlie present fire: situation is not
serious as, far as fires. themselves are
concerned," said P. Z. Caverhill, chief
forester, "but weather conditions are
serious in the "extreme and anything
may happen if the present heat continues. Whether a bad fire situation
like that of, last year will develop or
not will depend upon weather during
the next few weeks.";:-7:; .' >
A fortnight of drought and heat has
dried the woods to.: a marked degree
and from now on travellers and others
in the forest can not use too much
caution with fire."
NOTICE       '
ACME MINERAL-CLAIM*
Situate in Hie Greenwood 'Mining Division o'f
Yale District.
V/Iiere located:  Hear Bridesville. *������-.-
TAKENOTIClilliail, C. AE. Sli:iw,agent
foi- Josopli J'riiiirli., Free Miner's Certificate
No. 335D, .iiUmuI, sixty d;tys from tlift (late
licrcof, to a|)ply to tlie.MininV Recorder for a
Certificate of Iii-iiniveiueiits, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown" CI rant of tlie above claim.
���7 Ami further ialcc notice that actioil, under
section 85. must be. commenced before the
issuance of audi Certificate or Improvements.
Dated this 4tli day offline, V)2". ���
BOBBaoassB
u.J___��.l_lll._l__llll..
v The Consolidated Mining & Smelting?M
of Canada, Limited
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
IT ISH'CO
Tlie Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO THE END 0F.DECEMBER, 1926
Has produced'Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $78,018,548; Lode Gold, $126,972,318'
Silver, $80,787,003; Lead, $106,976,442; Copper, $209,967,068; Zinc, $50,512,557; Coal and
Coke, $284,699,133; Structural Materials and Miscellaneous Minerals, $50,175,407;'making
its  mineral production to the end of 1926 show an
Aggregate Value of $988,108,470
Production for the year ending December, 1926, $67,188,81
'.,    The Mining'Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Prtfl
vince 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 oL which-is guaranteed til
Crown grants. I
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be-obtained gratis by addressing?
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
���   .    VICTORIA, British Columbia.
i
N. B.���Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon wliich development work-.has bee]
done are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines:. Those considerin'i
mining investments should refer to' such reports. They are available without charge on applicaticvl
to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. ��� Reports of the Geological Survey of Canada, Wincti
Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information. ��� ji
Reports covering each of the Six Mineral-Survey Districts are published separately, and are avail
able on application. , .

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