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GREENWOOD, BX,-thJ^BayTaUGUS^^
,, We Carry a Large Line of   ,
Hardware
including-
McLary's Enamel, Galvanized and Tlnwa
McLary's Heaters
inspect our Stock
T. IVI: .GULLEY & CO.
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?5     Ladies,. Men and Children
J Ladies Dresses, Fancy ^
JS Carters, Fine Silk Mose (J
5 Men's Silk Sox, Fancy
*    Shirts, Arm Bands,
�� Bow Ties
b     Call and inspect our goods
Of Local Interest
Wm. Jones of Rock, is in the District
Hospital.
Mrs. Prank Bubar of Kettle Valley,
lis spending a few days in  town.
Miss Isobel Keir has accepted a position on the staff of, the Public School
���inTrail.
LAST CALL _^0R
Preserving Apricots
en Plums and Tomatoes
NOW in   .
^ Ellen Trounson's Store Jf
; Andrew Sater has returned from a
pleasant holiday spent in the Molson
district,
Miss D. C. Caldwell, of Vancouver,
is ,the guest of her sister, Mrs. G. B.
Taylor. Miss. Caldwell has accepted a
position in the Trail High School.
R. D. Thomas of Spokane, son> of the
late Thomas Thomas, was in town on
business the: first-of-the-week, Mr.
Thomas was accompanied by his son.
Dr. Percy Abbott and Drs. Gordon
and Colin McLaren have left for California after a several weeks visit with
Drs. 'McLarens parents; Mr. and Mrs
D. McLaren at Deadwood.
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Have you tried the new Victory Jars?
J^carry all sizes; also Perfect Seal and.Economy
For quality and value order from ~I
Phone'46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
Real Estate & Insurance
Fire. Accident & Sickness. Life,
Automobile. Bonds, Bursary &c
Auctioneer
Houses for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
CHARLES KfING
GREENWOOD,  B.C.
��� Mrs. P. A. Johnson returned to town
from a visit to the Sally mine
Beaverdell.
': Mass will be celebrated -in the Ca-i�����_*    *.-,_.
iholic Church on Sunday, August 21sfc ��      children  have  moved   into  the
at 11 o'clock. y'     g   * 21st Boyer house at the south end of Cop��
Mr.- and Mrs. Dick Roylance and son.
arrived in town on Tuesday afternoon,
having _. motored in from Vancouver.
They have taken up residence on their
ranch up Boundary Creek.
���No.' 2
Beaverdell Briefs
Geo. Hambly and Robt. Perry are
working on the Homestake.
Mr. Lee, of the Bell mine, is spending a holiday in Coast cities.
Three  men  are  employed  at  the
Dollar mine doing surface work.
Ed. Nordman, supt. of the Sally mine
is ori a two weeks vacation at the ""
coast.
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hammerstrom
and  children  have  moved   into  the
_ Miss Ethel Fraser, of Penticton, was
the guest of Miss Silvia Price during
the week-end.
Geo. S. Walters and J. H. Goodeve
left this morning ohva few days motor
trip to Kelowna.
Preserving Season
-   Our Stock Of i
Fruit Jars, Rubber Rings, Economy
and Mason Lids, Etc.
Are All New Stock    '
. R. Lee, of the Wellington Mine, Beaverdell, spent a few days in town during the week-end. 4-
_.  - uuuvu.uiuuj.: copper street. Mr. Hammerstrom recently
opened a garage in Greenwood.
A. R. Royce who has been visiting
at his home here left on Wednesday
afternoon for Trail accompanied by
his daughter, Margaret, who will visit
with friends in Trail and Nelson.
The Bell mine is a steady shipper
and this property is looking better
than ever.
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Work is progressing oh the Beaver
and reports from this mine are very
encouraging.
Louis Nordman is in charge at the
Sally Mine while Supt. Ed. Nordman is
on his vacation..
A rich strike was made in the Sally
mine a few days ago.- This ore was
encountered in a drift that the Federal
Co. had driven.- The ore contains grey
Copper-and ruby silver.
MARY PICKFORD
Place Your Orders With Us
TAYLOR & SON
I,   tnamaama
Tel. 2.
EAT MARKET
. GREENWOOD,  B.C.
Home killed
Beef, Veal, Lamb, &c.
home Ped & Smoked Hams & Bacon
Pickled Pork & Tongue
Bologna & Summer Sausage
^y^fi^-^.-i^y^'
Owen Wheler, of Rock Creek and
i Major F. E. Glossop, of Kettle Val-
1 ley, were in town on Thursday -last.
: S. McDonald accompanied by Mr.
Cosorso, of Kelowna, motored to Spokane this morning on a business trip.
���', Mrs. R. J. Skilton (nee Miss .Ruby
Goodeve) will be' "At Home" on Wednesday, August 17th, from 3 to 5 p.m.
,; Staff Sergeant J. A. Fraser, of Penticton, and Constable C. F. Ola'nd-of
Kaslo, were in town during the weekend. ��� '   ,     . "'- . -
- Wm.- Madden reports good progress
in unwatering the Providence mine.
He will install a second pump this
week.
Box 391
li  ilftuu^s^BiSKSSES^SSm'vmii��u1m.M,.i,,: ,���
MARY" PICKFORD
wins her battles with a rival
band of New York's lower East
side youngsters just as she will
win your hearts in the impish,
hougenish and tomboy portrayals that won her the title
THE WORLD'S  SWEETHEART
Arthur Downton, of Willcox, "Sask/.
paid a visit to the Manse on Wednesday evening on his way home to the
prairie.  ' '
A new school is being erected a
short distance above Westbridge on the
Main River. A. E. McDougall has the
contract.
Louis Bosshart, who for-some time
has been working in the Jewel camp,
has joined the crew at the Spotted
Horse mine.
Mrs. Wm. Harrison and son William, of Princeton, accompanied by
Mrs. Jack Keady who is making her
home at Oliver where Mr. Keady is relieving, were visitors in town Monday.
With the great amount of moisture
we have had this year all the lovers
of gardens have been able to garden
to their hearts content, and some of the
results are well worth "all their trouble.
Miss Elsie Black, of Republic, Wash.,
Miss Lizzie Hanson and Miss Victoria
Deane, of Copper Mountain, were visitors in town on Sunday. The three
young ladies are former residents of
Phoenix.
Mr. and Mrs. DuMont and children
of Bridesville returned to their home
on Wednesday after being the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Legault. Mickey
DuMont had his tonsils removed at
the District Hospital on Sunday.
Under New Management
PACIFIC HOTEL
GREENWOOD, B.C.
First-Class Dining Room in Connection
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, AUGUST 13th
Commencing at 8:15 p.m.
Adults 50c.      Children 25c
Proprietor
McMYNN'S STORE, Midway, B.C.
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Ejftra  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 Shoesrleather soles and-toecaps,
ideal for summer wear
Regular Price  $3.75.      Special Sale Price 52.45.
Also a large range of Indian design blankets, all colors, suitable
for Auto rugs, etc., at the low price of
��5.25 each
COMING!     COMING!
Saturday, August 20th
Sir John Martin Harvey,
in
"The Only Way"
Geo. Bryan and two children, Eileen
and Teddy, and .Miss A. Bryan, have
returned from a motor trip to Spokane.
A. J. 3torison,J3e,q._Boag_and--Wal-
teTClark, of the Wellington mine, Beaverdell, were visitors in town on.Thursday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Dill, and Miss
Rena Dill, of Kelowna, formerly of
Greenwood, were~ visitors in town on
Sunday, erifroute.to Nelson.
Cynthia and Betty Docksteader returned to Trail on Monday, after being
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Williamson for several weeks.
Miss Hattie Auger recently returned.,^ Jier:,home pn-.EhQlt, Road^af ter
I'attending the Alberta College North,
Edmonton, Alta. Miss ��� Auger's" many
friends will, be'glad to learn that she
was succesful in the studies at the
above College.
Mrs. R. S. Walker and four children
of Moyie, are spending a holiday in
this district. They will visit with Mr.
and Mrs. S. W. Auger, Eholt Road, and
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Caron, near Midway. Mrs.. Walker is a daughter bf
Mr. and Mrs. Aiiger.
Angus E. McDougall of Grand
Forks,-.was-in-town-oirTuesday "after-:
noon en route to. Copper Mountain
where, he will unload and install a crusher for the Granby Co. The crusher
came from Grand Forks where it has
been, stored fpr some years.
The'government roads crew is doing
good work in the improvement of the
road in the Bull Creek Section.   It is..
reported that the high bridge in that"
section will be rebuilt next year.
Mr. and Mrs. George Saunders, of
Seattle, Wash., were visiting Mr. and
Mrs. A./J.' Morrison at the Wellington
mine, for a few days last week. Mrs.
Saunders is niece of Mr. Morrison.
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The Bounty shipped a car of ore last,
week.   This mine is owned and operated by Mr. Stanhope, who has a good    >
plant on the-property consisting of "a
Fairbanks Morse engine and a 2-drill   .
compressor.
The bridge under construction over
the Kettle River connecting the town
with the railway depot is expected to"
be completed by the end of-the week.
The new structure will be a great im-,
provement over the old one.
Bill Youngson and .Jack Morrison
motored to Slate creek,-on the.Main
Kettle River on Saturday evening and'
returned. Sunday afternoon with a nice   - [
catch of 40 trout," ranging 'from* li,rto W'"
18 inches.
A carload of high grade ore was
shipped from the Wellington mine
to the Trail Smelter on Tuesday. This
property is* keeping up its reputation
as a-producer of high grade ore, and
with new ore encountered in the sto-
pe, regular shipments will be kept up.
A 50-foot winze will be made under the
big ore shoot, and it is estimated that
it should produce as much ore as the
previous shoot which, contains about
$40,000 worth of ore.
Tony Tedesco, Frank Tedesco, of
Fife,.and C Cooper, of Cascade, vere
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Campolieto on Saturday afternoon
*��Tl\ and MrS-  W" T- Be^e  and
daughter, Kathleen, of Grand Forks
SL^  ^d  Mrs>  A'  Walkei>  and
daughter,   Goldie,   met   for   a   little
ST.aV,h��1,   on Tuesd��* in honor
of Mrs. Beattie's mother, Mrs. McKay
of Winnipeg,   Mrs. McKay is recuperating from a recent operation.
���If you are having 'trouble with your
yatch, just bring.it to us and we will
out it right.-
!Our long experience in repairing
batches has made us experts along
hat line, and we guarantee you satisfaction, or there is no charge.
Let  us   have   your   repairs,   either
|Vatches, Clocks or Jewelry.
We   make   over  old   Jewelry   and
lanufacture Brooches or Pins out of
liative silver and they are quite a nov-
flty.
A. A. WHITE
Watchmaker and Jeweler
F. J. WHITE,
Mgr.
The United Church of Canada
REV. ANDREW WALKER, B.A.
Minister in Charge, Greenwood.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14th
Beaverdell 11 aan.
Rock Creek 3 p.m.
Greenwood, 7:30 p.m.
ASSAYER     ���
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box L1108, Nelson, B.C.
Charges���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
'$1.00 each." Gold-Silver $1.50. Silver-
Lead $2.00. . Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00.
These charg-es made only when cash is
sent with sample. Charges for other
metals, etc., ou application.
If you are in the market for
Farming Machinery
Why not get the Best
We handle
John Deere and McCormick
Mowers and Rakes
-and-
Mr. and Mrs. W. B.. Cochrane, of
Vancouver, and Mr. and Mrs,' W. B.
Cochrane, Jr., of San Francisco, stopped at the Pacific Hotel on Wednesday
night, en route to Grand Forks'for a
few days, visit. They left Vancouver
at 1 p.m. Tuesday and arrived here at
midnight Wednesday, which is considered fast 'time. -W. B. Cochrane,
Sr., was police magistrate of Grand
Forks before he and his family moved
to the Coast.
i
A fire started after a freight train
passed below Boundary Falls on Saturday afternoon and  received  a good
start   before   the   Are-fighters   could f
reach the blaze.   The wind carried it|
Fined for Setting a Fire
T. L. Dorner appeared before S. B.
Hamilton, S.M., at the Greenwood
Court House on' Wednesday evening,
charged with using explosives. and
failing to extinguish the fire. The information was laid by R. O. Leslie,
forest ranger. The accused pleaded
guilty and was fined $25 and costs.
A Large,Fish
R. C. (Dick) Taylor went fishing last
evening and in a short time was back
in town with a fish weighing 4 pounds
15 ounces and measuring 24% inches.
Dick  caught  the   trout  in   what  is
known as fhe brewery dam below the
C.P.R.  fill north  of Greenwood.   He
hooked it with a spinner and it. gave
him about 40 minutes play.   When he
brought it on land the leader gave way
and there  was  a  scramble  between
fisherman and fish.   This a record size
fish for Boundary Creek and one that
must have played, havoc with young
fish.
I ""
McCormick-Deering andJohn Deere
Running Binders
and Repairs
Light
-also-
Manilla and Standard Twines
Midway
BROWN'S STORES
and
Rock Creek
 ,   *i*v_. wiuu- carried it
in the direction of J. C. Boltz's ranch.
Mr. Boltz had been; in Greenwood and
arrived home in time, to save his residence, barn and other buildings. Before he reached home 10 acres of fall
wheat "in stook were destroyed." One
hundred acres of grazing land was also
burned over.
A quiet' wedding of - local interest
took place at 318 Robson St., Nelson,
the home of "Mr. and Mrs. J. '> J. Boyd,
at 7'p.m. on Friday, August 5th, when
Ruth, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. Eureby, of Grand Forks,-was united
in marriage to' Mr. Bouke Hoogerwerf,
youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J.
Hoogerwerf, of Nelson. Rev. F. R. G.
Dredge, of St. Paul's United Church,
performed the ceremony. The witnesses were Mr. John Hoogerwerf and
Mrs. J. J. Boyd. The w bride is well
known in Greenwood having visited
here on numerous occasions; also at
one time was a member of Bush's
orchestra. The Greenwood Ledge joins
with a host of friends in-extending
congratulations.
Urges Motorists to Make
Repairs off Highways
  j
"Drive your car off the road before
you attempt to make repairs," advises
the Automobile Club of British Columbia in a statement just issued,
calling attention- to the possibility of
accidents from this cause.- Using the'
highway as a repair- shop is characterized as extremely dangerous.
Peak of the Fire Season.
Without hope of early relief from
hot, dry weather, British Colutnbia
finished last week with no less than
'195 new forest fire outbreaks "since the
previous Saturday, according to the
weekly fire bulletin issued by the provincial forestry service in Victoria.
Conditions in. the woods were reported the first-of-the-week as extremely bad, while weather1 forecasts
indicated that no rain'may be expected
in the immediate future.
The province is now in the peak of
the fire season when outbreaks may be
expected in all districts, forestry officials said. Only heavy rains can
improve conditions materially and no
moisture is in sight. THE   GREENWOOD   LEDGB
tr
Childhood's Lessons
Teach your children to use Cuticura Soap-
daily to keep the skin clear. Soothe and heal
rashes, eczemas and other irritations with
Cuticura Ointment. Shampoo with Cuticura
Soap to keep thc scalp in a healthy, hair-
growing condition.
S_.tr.pli Enoh f r��e by MeJl. Address Canadian Depot: "BUa-
ttocis, Ltd., MootrtsJ." Prico, Soap 25c. Ointmont 25 and 00c.
Talcum Kir,. ^^
affiST" Culicuro Shavinz Stick 25e.
"Nothing Can Stop Us.
Canada has boon honored in this year of ils Dkuuioiui Jubilee by another
visit from Lho IVmce oC Wales. On this occasion, however, ho is accompanied
by his brother, Prince George, and by Lho Right Honorable Stanley Haiti wiu,
Prime Minister of Great Britain. :
The significance of this visit will not bc lost upon the people of Canada,
nor, in fact, upon the British Empire as a whole. The easo with which the
peoplo ot Canada and the British Isles can exchango visits nowadays is
resulting in a more intimate knowledge of each oilier and.-is developing a
community of interest quite lacking not bo many years ago. Now it is almost
as easy for tho peoplo of Canada and Britain t'o visit each oilier as it is for
Canadians in tiie lho. Maritime- Provinces to visit, their i'ellow citizens
in British Columbia. �� -
The fact is thus being made known to the world that Canada occupies
* strategic position in the British Commonwealth of Nations. Us geographical
location in tho Empire, constituting 'it the main highway between the
Occident and tho Orient, must inevitably result in this Dominion being the
���real centre of thc Empire in the not so very distant future. And the development of trans-oceanic travel, by air will only serve to emphasize*.'Canada's
important jilaco  in   the  Empire.
Thus, for the first* time in history, a Primo-Minister of'Groat-Britain
Is able during his tenure of ofTlco to leave Britain and make au official visit
to ono of tlio overseas Dominion's. He could not possibly spare tho time'to.
visit any of tho other Dominions,   ft is an epoch marking event. ,
It is apparent that Mr. Baldwin, himself, is cognizant of whal the future
lias in'store. In an address before the Montreal Canadian Club shortly after
his arrival in this Dominion, Mr. Baldwin spoke in such optimistic terms of
Canada's future possibilities and greatness that, voiced by a native Canadian,
would hare left Lhe latter open to possible ridicule aud criticism .as being
bombastic.
Mr. Baldwin sees no limit to tho greatness of Canada's future. "Nothing
can stop you," he declared.. Canada, ho. wont on to say, must progress with
the world'u progress with the result that, some day "Canada uiay be������fclw.1
greatest, nation in the world."1
rfixly years of Confederation have proven oto Canadians'.and to. tlie world
what can be accomplished, and have established! the untold .possibilities o.f
the Dominion iu ;.1l those qualities and resources whicli go to make a. nation
great. Another sixty year:* may easily see Canada with a larger population
than the British Isles, with'manufacturing being carried on w I tli ri magnitude
as yet only dreamed of, ami surpassing in output tho great industries of-tlie"
Old Land., while at the same tune supplying in much* greater degree than
today the food requirements of the world.
Canada i.s only now.getting into.its stride.   It* is just on its feet, and on
thc eve of a development and expansion in all the major activities of tlie
world which will establish a new   world's   record,   in    national    growth.
Canadian foundations have been well.-and truly   laid.     They   are   strong
enough upon which to erect a magnificent structure, and it only remains for
the Canadian people to realize its possibilities,, and devote themselves with
patriotic devotion and. untiring energy * to the inspiring task- before them. -."[
���_.   The days of pessimism are past.   There-ueyer was any real cause -t6r
I hem, biu this Jubilee year has, thero'is reason to believe, finally convinced,
the people of. the'Dominion of this fact.   There has been a -great/awakening
of our people, ancl a new national spirit has been evoked, a new confidence,
born, and a pride and courage developed which in a comparatively few years
will work a veritable revolution in the growth of this Dominion. ...
Canadian., will do well to keep ever in mind the slogan of the National
Diamond Jubilee Committee "Canada Our Country," and to accent aa their
watchword the words given to them by Premier Baldwin, "Nothing Cau Stop'
���Us." In making Canada great and prosperous they will bo rendering the
finest possible service to the Empire as a whole and confer benefits upon the
world at large,' because, above all things, the Canadians are a borne Jovins,
peace loving people. They have the true conception of the new Interniitioii-
alisra which believes in the advancement of all peoples as the true policy of a
better world. .   * ....'*'���
Unique Device Patented
Rollers At Railroad Crossing Will
Prevent Accla��nts
As a means for preventing automobile accidents at railroad crossings,
an* Ohio inventor has patented a
roller device which ha3 proved effective under tests, says Popular
Mechanics Magazine. Thero are two
sets of rollers, each eighteen feot
long, installed in tho highway near
the rail approach. Thoy revolve only
one way and when the automobilo
strikes thorn, as a trafii is approaching, they turn, keeping the car from
going forward. When tho train
passes, a switch lo'cks the rollers so
that the auto can pro'ceod.
Why Hobble Along
On Sore
Corns?
Don't, cut corns with an old razor.
Infection followed often by death may
result from paring corns with an infected knife. Quick, safe relief comes
from using Putnam's Corn Extractor.
If. afflicted with corns, calluses or
soro footlumps. use "Putnam's"���-it's
reliable and sure to shrivel up the
corns so they drop right "off. No pain,
no soreness, but quick relief from
sore corns comes to all who use 'Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor. 25c.
at all dealers.
An Overcrowded Country o
Population Of England Is 700 To-the
Square Mile
It must be confessed that we dwell
in an over-crowded country. The
population of Englasd, apart frpm
Wales and Scotland, is moTo than
"DO to the square mile.* We aro four
times as' crowded as India and nearly three times as congested as China,
we are twico as crowded as-Germany,
o'r Italy, and nearly four times as
France. Nevertheless, since 1910', wc
have, built, some������������800,000 houses at n
capital cost to the public puree estimated to bo about ��1-17,000,000 ���
and still State subsidies are. being
given towards uneconomic housing
schemes, which fill our suburbs and
���ncourago builders to orect ugly
villas along our country roads.���B. S.
Townroc Edinburgh Review.
THE
!JP*T
P.
ST MEDICINE
SHE EVER USED
~~" S (Veep- R a n c h~A t=ln v c rrn e re *-*
A movement is on foot to develop a
large slieep-raislng industry in" the
terrlLory about 30 miles soutli oC'-In-
vermtro, B.C., contiguous to Fiudlay
Creek and. Canal' Flat. A wide-open.
undisturbed range lies in that part,
whicli "since the cattle industry has
flagged, has-rarely been occupied except by wild horses common to thai,
part. " 'xx; -- ~:	
=6reatesrN evv=Wa lk-i.ng=Rccord=*
Saskatchewan Cow Makes Record
G-. II Day, Secretary Dominion
Shorthorn Breeders Association,
Guelph, Ont., reports'*, that Darlington
Mable (20<1080) a cow owned by F. S.
Cooper, Clravi-'.bourg, Sask., has just
completed a 305-day*.record of '5,617
lbs. of milk and 249 lbs. of butter-fat.
Jean Lhicler, of Switzerland, walking the 3J.5" miles from Paris to Strasbourg in an elajpsed time of 72 hours,
one minute, lias created what is
claimed as a record for-:long distance
road walking. His actual .walking
time was 6G hours, or an average ot
nearly five miles an hour. He-beat"4G
otlier walkers, finishing three hours
ahead of his nearest competitor.- -
Alberta Coal For'B.C.
Jlr. Georgo. H. Pratt, fuel engineer
I'or lho Alberta Government, reports
that tliere arc strong possibilities of
establishing a satisfactory market
for Alberta coal on the Pacific co'asi
due, lo some extent, to ��� thecreation
of hunkering facilities at "Vancouver.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Highly
Praised By a Quebec Lady
Mrs. David Logan, Tliolford Mines
AVest. Que., gives unstinted praise to
Br. Williams' Pink-Pills for the good
they have dotio in her family. Mrs.
Logan says:���"I have boon'a*user of
Dr. 'Williams' Pink Pills for many
years, as occasion required, and have
always found" them*'��� a most reliable
.medicino. My husband, who was recovering from an attack of typhoid
fever, and was in a very weak condition, took the pills, and through them
gained health and strength. My
daughter was in a run-down condition, and- was forced to discontinue
work. Again Br. Williams' Pink Pills
were resorted to and she was soon restored to excellent health. Then my
eldest boy had an operation performed for adenoids, which left him in a
"wralfeiie.]-CoifditionT- Oirco-mwo^Dr:'
Williams''Pink .Pills .wore tried, and
he was soon in excellent health. So
IiCau truly, say-that, more than satisfaction has been obtained by the use
of this medicine. The pills have done
more good in. my home (linn hundreds
of dollars worth bf more expensive
medicines."
���< Dr.' Williams' Pink Pills assist
digestion, correct the lassitude, the
palpitation of tlie heart, shaky nerves
and the pallor ofthe face; and -lips
that are the results of thin, impure
blood.
You can get those Pills from any
medicine dealer,1 or by ��inail' at'GO
cents a box from The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
.Will kill many times more flies
for the money, than any other
fly killer. Each pad will kill flies
all day, every day, for three
weeks. At all Grocers, Drug?
gists and General Stores ���
10c and 25c per package.
Eight Ocean Airmen
Brought Together
Aviators Entertained At Breakfast By
Mayor Of Boston
For the first timo since the Atlantic and Pacific flights which made
them l'aiiio*u3, eight of America's
ocean - spanning aviators were
brought together.
At a breakfast tendered by Mayor
Malcolm, Nichols at the Hotel Belle-
vue, Boston, Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh, who" was .given a tumultuous
���greeting to Boston,, was joined by
Lieutenants Lester J. Maitland and
Albert F. Hegenberger, Pacific fliers,
Commander Itlchard E. Byrd and Iii3
crew.on the flight to France, Lieutenant George O. Noville, Bert Acosta,
and Bernt Balchen, and by Clarence
D. Chamberlin, who flew to Gornntny.
Mrs. Chamberlin was the only woman present. She sat next to her
husband.. Porter Adams, president of
the National Aeronautical Association, was. another guest.
For Scalds or 'Burns'.���Dr..'Thomas'
Eclectric Oil is a standard remedy
for the prompt treatment of scalds
and burns, Its healing'power'quickly
soothes the pain and aids a speedy
rocovery from the injury. It is also
au excellent remedy for all manner
of cuts, bruises and sprains, as well
as for relieving- the pains arising
from inflammation ��� of various kinds.
A bollle in the house nnd stable'saves
many a doctor's and veteriuary's fee.,
Mr.'Amery's Empire Tour
w
Visit Canada In January Of Next
Year
Mr. Amery is now embarked upon
bis tour to the dominions, having
sailed for "South Africa trom England
on July 22. '        '   '
During-iilfnstay in South Africa he
will visit the High Commission Territories and Southern lllioclosia in addition to the Union.    ���   .^
Leaving Cape Town on Sept. 23,
Mr. Amery-will visit Australia, October 10 to November 17; Now Zealand, November 22 to December 20;
and Canada, whero he Avill arrive
about January 5 or 6. Mr. Amery is
expected to spend a month in Canada before returning io England. ���
Mr. Amory's staff wiil consist of
Mr. G. G. AVhiskard, C.B., assistant
secretary in the dominions office:
Mr. G. Huxley, a member of the staff
of the Empire Marketing Board, and
, New High Speed Ships
Will Cross Atlantic From Germany In
,      Four and a Half Days
Vincent Astor, recently returned
from Europe, brings news o'f interesting,- Highspeed /transatlantic travel
developed in Germany.
Within a short timo German ships
will cross in four and a half-days.
Tho cost of such high speed will be
great even, with modern Diesel engines,, fuel consumption going up
many Iknos faster than a ship's
speeds
But two of tho high-speed ships
will mako as many trips across the
ocean as'"three of Iheir fastest com-'
pelilors could make. That will mako
up for speed cost, saving 50 per
cent, in ships and crows. ��� And tho
short trip will draw the best;-paying customers, including tho idle
rich, to. whom it (loos not make any
differenco how slowly they go.
Thoy think thoy are in a hurry and
very busy, and willingly pay
spend.
for
01
gasify
prep
���"ar&t
Tt is always of exactly
the same quality and
strength, so baby's
bottles take no time
to. make with Eagle'
Brand���thc safe food
since 1857.
Write Tho Borden Co.
L im itcd, Montreal,
for _f'>ce Babv Books.
E2427
fl^|E:;��MlI|v
S'
Plan Scottish Dictionary
Ambitious Project To Be Carried Out
In New York
' Under direction of the Scottish
Dialects Committeo a" new. Scottish
dictionary is'to bo .issued. It will
consist of from ten ito fifteen partB,
each part being issued as It is completed. Whilo the project might bo
self-supporting should there bo a suf:
flcient number of subscribers, tlio
committee ia being aided financially
by the Carnegie Trust, and is sendisg
appeals to Scots at heme and. abroad,
and also to Burns Clubs, St. Andrew
So'cioties and Scottish County'Associations. Representatives will bc sent
to Ireland,-New Zealand and other
countries to gather material. In seeking information a questionnaire
brought 15,000 replies Trom the district of Edinburgh alone.���New York
"Morning Telegraph.
Alberta Cattle Breeder Sells Herd
Allan Tt. Gillies, ��� breeder of Ayr-
shires and Yorkshires," Clover Bar,
Alberta, has sold his entire herd of G3
head of pure bred Ayrshires to parlies in Seattle, Wash., U.S. It is unusual for whole herds to bo sold at
ODe stroke. The sale apparently indicates that the demand for Western
Canada live stock is steadily increasing.
(U.ESMAN WANTED to sell hardy,
tested .stoolc of "Canada's ���'Greatest
Nurseries" (Established 90 years).
Now and special lines, including varieties
recommended by tlio Western Experimental Stations. Highest ������ commissions,
exclusive territory, handsome free -outfit.
Start now. Stone &'-'Wellington,'. Toronto.
Ontario.
Leaves For Hudson's Bay.
British'Engineering Expert Is Accompanied  By Official Party
Frederick Palmer,   British    engineering expert, who has been retained
by tho Dominion government to report upon the   Hudson   Bay   harbor
development at Port Nelson and Fort
Churchill, arrived iri Ottawa. July 27
from England, accompanied by E. J.
Buckton, prominent engineer of Lon-'
don,  England, and left at" once for-
Hudson Bay  with thc official' party,
whicli includes Hon. Charles A.. Dunning, minister o'f the department or
railways and canals, aud Major Graham Bell, tho deputy minister.
Captain W. Brass, M.P. Mr. Amcry
is accompanied-by Mrs. Amery, who
is a Canadian���a sister of Sir Thuuar
Greenwood.
It Bids Pain Begone. ��� When neuralgia racks tho nerves or lumbago
cripples the back is the time to lest
tlio virtues of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric
Oil. Well rubbed in.it will still tlie
pain and produce-a sensation of ease
and rest. A trial of it will establish
faith La it.
Indigo producing plants are grown
throughout China to make dyo for
the blue clothing worn by Chinese
lower classes.
The Terror of Asthma comes like a'
thief in the night with Its dreadful
throttling, " robbing its victim of
breath. It seems beyond the ��� power
of human aid to relieve until one .trial
is made of that remarkable preparation, Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma
Remedy. -Then relief comes with a
rush. Life becomes worlli living, and,
If Lhe remedy bo used fersistently.
the disease ls -put permanently to
rout. Take no substitute.
A long-legged sheep in the Himalayas is able to run 40 miles an hour.
Even the modern Marys would have.,
a hard time keeping up with a clip
like. Lhat,
Coal Production'Increasing
Latest official   figures   show ���
coal production in both Alberta
Saskatchewan is increasing.
that
and
Mirard's Liniment for burns.
.Perhaps a widow finds it'easy to
get married because she doesn't expect perfection in a man.
Movies Filmed In Rockies
Dulies of other people are always   .   If a man is too lazy to think for
doubly clear tr. us. hhmeif he should get married.
Castoria is especially prepared
to relieve Infants in arms and
Children all ages of Constipation, Flatulency, Wind Colic
and Diarrhea; allaying Feverishness arising therefrom, and, by
regulating the Stomach and Bo\vcls, aids the assimilation of
Food; giving healthy and natural sleep.    '.
To avoid imitations, always look for the signature of . C&a<rt/)!!/4eUc&li
Absolutely Harmless-No Opiates.   Physicians everywhere recotaasend &
Spectacular Stunts Of Aviation Over
Lake Louise
The most spectacular oveut ever
attempted ln the Canadian Rockies
ancl one which attracted every .guest
to. tho front-lawn of the Chateau Lake
Louise, was successfully carried out
by two Canadians, ox-Royal All-
Force o'ffeers, W. IL Williams and E.
C. Blgcloy, who for half an hour performed a number of Hying stunts over
Lake Louise and the Chateau. Zooming doivn- on the lake and dropping
from the machine la parachutes were
the features of the exhibition which
was staged by the Fox Film Company
In* connection with their film, "Pyja-
ma;".'.This picture, which stars Olive
Borden and is directed by Jack Bly-
stone, is now being made in Alberta.
Teaching Empire History
Primary Schools Should- Have^AdvaiV-
' tage As Well- As Universities
Much has been done iu recent ycara
Lo mako _young Englishmen, at all
events those whoso opportunities
lead them to the universities, reasonably acquainted, with tho growth of
the Empire, its constitution and the
methods of which It is goveniod. or
governs itself. Biit it is not sufiiclent
that, those, ivhotiier at home or overseas, who will bc called upon to take
a definite part in such government
should''be'qualified to do so. Every
voter should as far as possible, be uo
qualified, and, if this is admitted, it
follows that the teaching of Empire
history and affairs must lie In the
primary antl secondary school*
throughout the Kmpire as well as in
the universities.
Proved safe by millions and prescribed by physicians for
Colds
Pain
Headache
Neuralgia
Neuritis
Toothache
Lumbago--
Rheumatism
DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEART
���
Only the uninformed endure the
agony of corns. The knowing ones
apply Holloway's .Corn Remover ana
get relief. ''
Encourage Vegetarian^ Weddings
"Vegetarian weddings are being
encouraged by the French Society of
Vegetarians. They have organized a
series of functions .where young lovers of vegetables can start their
courtships. Opposite.? may be attracted to each other- say sorlie of the
leaders.-of this movement, but the
dinner table is likely- to become a
battle ground, if there bc to'o-"great
a difference In tastes.
W.   N.   IL   1693
Better Class Of Immigrant
"I believe it is quite likely that thc
volume of immigration of a very
good class 'of will grow much larger
lit lho immediate future," said Hon.
Robert Forke, Minister of Immigration, -who has .returned from England..
While abroad, Mr. Forke visited the
agencies of bis department maintained in-Crt-cat Britain, and also' in the
cities of Rotterdam, Antwerp, and
Paris. He vlstcd Norway, Sweden,
and Denmark in connection with
immigration matters and conferreo
with cabinet ministers in those-"countries'. -    - .       '
For corns and bunions use
Liniment,
Minard's
Accept only  "Bayer" package
which contains proven directions.
Handy "Bayer"  loxc'a of   12  tablet*
Also bottles of 24 end 100���Druggist*.
Aaplrln l.i the trado mark (wclntTea In Canatla) of Barer Manufacture of Mononcetle-
addester of Rnllcyllcacld (Acetyl Salicylic Acid, "A. 8. A."). While His well known
that Aspirin"means Uayer manufacture, to isalut tho public-against lmltatlona, the Tablet*
c: Ssyor Company will be Btaaipcd with thdr gcnoral trade mark, too "Bwcr Crou."
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"The yellow can
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��� Dpst Explosions "���
.   A Mystery
Experiments Being Made By Scientists
To Determine Cause
The terrific coal dust explosions, arranged'as an experiment, at the Safe-,
ty iu  Miucs ��� Research  Station,  near
Buxton, Eng-land, lias caused'millions
of people to wonder why' ever it is
that so inoffensive and commonplace
an article of domestic use seems to
be prone to'fits of behaving like dynamite,  and  to causing dreadful' miue
disasters.    Even
mcu of science
factory; and starch dust, whicli is
especially dangerous, exploding ui
Cedar Rapids, killed -13 persons and
mjured:30.   ,
Another     bad
wliich occurred'in
our most- learned
cannot tell you a
"great deal about this mystery, as you
will doubtless realize when you see
that' great "explosion galleries," one
of them 1,000 feet long, aro being
built in this 400-acre area of wild
rocky Derbyshire hillside, and ��35,-
4)00 has been .spent iu equip ment,
mainly to' obtain data on it.
Already the experimenters .have
found that tlie ribbon of coal dust
stretching underfoot along mine tun-
' nels is not neatly so explosive when
stone dust is slrown along it in a
sufficiently large-proportion. It is not
generally realized, however, thai
many apparently harmless dusts are
highly'explosive, including chat of
wood, paper, corlr, starch, malt, linseed,
dust    catastrophe
a Wisconsin works
was caused by a bit   of   steel   wire
falling  into  tlio  exhaust  pipe   of  a
room in which girls were putting the
final polish on aluminum ware.   This
pipe, passing along under the work
benches, was put there to suck in "the'
metallic dust and carry it out of the
room.    Tho  steel  wire  was  whirled
along to a . rapidly'  revolving   fan,
where  it  flung out  sparks  that -exploded the dust. Half a dozen of the
girls wore killed and several .injured.
'. , Proves Earth Is Slowing Up,
Astronomers Say  Last  Eclipse Came
_��
Three Seconds Late
Because tlio last eclipse of (ho sun
occurred Hire!)' seconds later than
I astronomers predicted, Dr. H.' A."
Sleveuson believes thai the fact will
havo a tremendous bearing upon the
future of the earth.
"To many,"   says   Dr.    Stevenson,'
"throe seconds of an error may ueem
a trivial matter, but to modern scientists it is a question of great significance.
' "No one can yet say, or oven suggest what has probably occurred to
produce such a difference between
theory and fact,. An .error of three
seconds was made, and since it ia the
first error that has becn experienced,
scionlisls are at a loss for-' an
planation.
"From a collection of ancient records,  dating back-to -30G3  11.  C,  il
has become known thai the duration
of a day   ia   gradually   lengthening.
This moans that tlio earth is spinning
Jess rapidly than heretofore, which in
turn suggests that some force���as yet
unknown���is tending    to    drag   the i
earth to a standstill aud this
ready apparent
satellites.
"Only
XXm
km
JUICY FRUIT has the
flavor of fresh, ripe fruita.
It  is   beneficial   too,
cleansing mouth and teeth,
.soothih
i.i alone or two o'f bur
Names Often Confused
Tornado   Is  Twisting   Wind and   Cyclone Straight Air Movement
There is much    popular   confusion
as to  the diffeienc-3 between a cyclone and a tornado, says tho rath-
tinder. A tqi'inido is a violent, whirling'wind. The most conspicuous feature of tornado is a whirling black
cloud, .hanging from a mass of dark
storm clouds.    This   cloud   may   be
funnel-shaped or   ballponLsIi_iped   o'r
liko  Ihe.trunk of an elephant. It is
somewhat similar to a waterspout on
land and usually sweeps over a path
recently professors have
been discussing this 'brake' force and
attributing it.to the moon, but, there
are astronoMers of no mean roputa-
lion wlio enrertahi doubts regarding
this theory.
"Somc may suggest that tiie error
in calculating llie arrival of the last
eclipse was purely a technical one.
On the other hand, so many astronomers' have followed that same
straightforward process of calculation so many times lhat for an error
(o creep In unnoticed io next io impossible.
"With the earth known to bo -slowing down and the'fact that the last
eclipse  came  three  sc-eonds  late,  a
theory .might  be  advanced, that  lho
same force  that is using -the
action was al3o   pushing   iho
down in space.or ;it any rate
from tho sun.
"Previous
Aviator Had Narrow. Escape
Frenchman
Fell    Headlong     Nearly
Four Miles Before Parachute
Opened
After a headlong fall of-nearly four
miles through space, a French avia-
I or, Jean van Laere, suifered merely
from a rush of blood to his head
caused by Ihe dizzy drop.'
Van Laere's parachute failed to
open when he leaped from his plane
at an altitude of 7,000 metres and
remained shut until by some mir,
ions atmosphere shock it
opened when    he
.brake
earth
������fiway-
linoleum, ' chocolate, spice, -^raging a quarrer of a mile wide
grain, sugar, Hour, cattle cake and l{v-d twenty-five miies long. "Wherever
sulphur.   It is dust brought in contact  u touches iho earth it accomplishes
.Sl<n>rising feats of devastation.   .     ,
.Such sto't-ms are very common in"
the Middle West   where    thev   an-
erroneously called cyclones. Meteorologies  apply  tlie  term
a vast    system    of
In enclosed spaces with naked flame,
sparks  or- glowing qlgaretf.es,  cigars
or pipes, that causes many   a   mysterious explosion whicli iho coroner's
inquest fails to account for.
Even milk powder is explosive, as
was discovered in a drying plant in
Wisconsin.    A Rhode  island   works,
which was making soup powder ia a>
little'room lighted by gas" jots, was!
blown  up  when   the  air  was  ftjggy |
with particles from the grinding ma
chines. Lafil-year_one-of-thc���biggesl.-j ,. . ,,    .
_ :���7     .       .    ,, ,,    ���,    .   , i ties, especially in
gram elevators in lhe world, situated I.  ���    ,,  ,
_.<,,,,,,. ,, .    MS called a-hurricaue. Thus tho tor-
at South Chicago, was blown up i>y       ,    .     '    , . ,.
.     ,    , .      nado is a whirling or twisiliig wind-
donse  clouds  of  gram   dusl   coming!   . ,.,,., _
,    _    ...      ,. ,     7 .       ,.    I storm, while the cyclone or hum
into contact with a lighted cigarette, i,        .    . ,,    ,   ,
at the .cost of $0,000,000 i;i material!1" ^���ghl wind
damage, and tho lives of all the six
men working In tho tower tit tho
'lime. A spark , from an electric
switchboard at Portland, Maine, ignited a cloud of dust ln a mattress
eclipses have brought
important discoveries with them. For
iustauco, the total eclipse of 186S was
attended by the discovery of Helium
gas. The eclipse of May, 1919, was
memorable for testing and proving
Professor Einstein's theory ihat r;iys
of light arc bent out of their pal lis by
gravity."
World. Reading Shakespeare
acu-
suddonly
was 100 metres
(about 330 feet) from- tlie earth. The
aviator's fall halted abruptly and he-
dropped gently down iulo a tree, in
the forest of Carnelle, near Beau-
mont-Sur-Qise, over*1 which lie had.
heen firing.
Stunned by his long fall the airman hung only half conscious in the
brandies of the tree for some time
until hc was discovered by members
of the Forestry Service, why lowered
him lo thc ground and-carried him lo
iheir hut, where, after a couple of
hours' rest, ho regained lucidity and
was able lo give "an account of his
aerial adventure.
'Van Laere was making a test ilight
.from Viliacoubly Flying Field. Flying
over (he field., he climbed to a height
o'f 7,000 metres when his respirator
for some reason stopped functioning.'
While choking in his efforts to adjust ihc rcspirato
Enlightened Red Men
Old   Time  Indian Chiefs  Who  Were
Loyal To the Government
Western newspapers are-liberal in
their praise of Chief- Thunderchild.,
who died-on his reserve near Saskatoon a few days ago. lie is said to
have been tlie last- of the old-tinie
Chiefs, and as such signed one of tho
half-dozen treaties in tlie seven) ies
by whicli the red man surrendered
his prairie domain to .the advancing
whites.
.Thunderchild   illustrated  how  fortunate Canada has been in its relations .with-the aborigines..He was ono
of the Chiefs who.refused) to join-Kiel
Iu the Rebellion of 18S5, and remained loyal to   the   Government   with
wliich' lie had made a.covenant a few
years earlier.    The   organization   of
Lhe Northwest Mounted Police in fS7-i
was a wise move   by   the   Canadian
Government,  and tlie Indians    soon
learned the value of the force
protecting agency for them.
Crowfoot, the wise Chief of the
Blackfoot tribe, out near thc foothills, expressed well the view of the
enlightened Indian when he signed
the Blackpool Treaty in 1877. "If the
police had not come to tlie country,
where would we all.be now?" he said.
"Dad men and whiskey were killing
us so fast that very few indeed of us
would have been, left today. Tho
police liave protected us as the
feathers of a bird protect it from the
frosts of winter."
Crowfoot, too, refused) to join in the
rebellion, and he welcomed the railway as the natural instrument of the
white race .whicli in the Canadian
West had befriended the natives who
liad to give way to new conditions.���
Toronto "Globe.
'"THESE two pamphlets, prepared
���"��� from actual experience by Government experts, contain information
of genuine value on any farml
"Preserving Fruits and Vcse-'
tables in the Home" is a 46-pas_e
booklet particularly valuable at _______
timc.  It /.oes very thoroughly into
every department of canning���fruit3.
as a
 ........ iu���nun
vegetables, jams, jellies, pickles, et
It discusses the various methods an_
makes many recommendations help
ful towards better preserves and
fewer spoilages. Contains 74 differ-,
cut recipes.
��� "Rabbits"���gft-fs the real facts
about this profitable farm side-line, _
mentioning particularly the popular'
Chinchilla. Explains thc chances of
money-making in meat and pelts���
dclailinj; carefully the best method?
nf housing, feeding, breeding, marketing, curing diseases and choosing
breeds.
Over SOO other pamphlets on
farming subject.-, arc available. Writ*
for the 1927 list.; Till in and mail
this slip post free to
PUBLICATIONS BRANCH
Department of Agriculture,
Ottawa,  Ontario.
Please send me free pamphlets, on:
together with li_.t of all free pamphlets:
We Helps For This Week
Millers Worm Powders are. n
Prompt relief from the attacks of
worms n children. They are power-
nnM f the,r1act;oa ��nd, while leaving
ot ing to be desired as a worm ex-
I'-Uanl, have an invigorating effect
upon tie youthful system, remedying
Walk worthy of tlio Lord unto alfl-
Pleasing, being fruitful in every good
work'.���Col. i. 10.
.......    ailments
that   follow   disorders   caused     by
worms in the stomach and bowels,
Gold Reserve Wei! Protected
Underground Vaults In Bank Of
England Are Burglar Proof
Although workmen engaged on lho
new underground vaulls o'f llie Dank
of England, whero all of Great Britain's gold reserve will rest, are
guarded from prying eyes by armed
Iii doing each-day that goes by   ���
Sonic little good, not in dreaming,
Of great things io do by and by.
���Alice Gary.
N"ot what we think, but what we do.
Makes saints of us.
���Ibid.
cyclone'' to
winds    blowing
around a  centre Oi Jow atmospheric
pressure.'  A  cyclone uusally  covers
several hundred thousand    miles   oi
area and    voiy    seldom    j'j    slrong
enough to 0,i much  damage. In any-
given locality it appear.* as a straight
\_\ihon__iUrcaches-.Uorm-veloci--
ropical regions, it
icauo;
wind,
Women Longer Lived
Library In England H&s 20,000 Books
In Different Languages
The Shakespeare Memorial. Library
at Birmingham, England), lias nearly
twenty thousand Shakespeare hooks,
the. largest, collection in the world,
and lho library i.s a kind of Index of
the way Shakespeare is being road
everywhere.
Thc demand for translations comes
from  all quarters  of lhc> glotj
even in    China    tliey    are
Shakespeare increasingly.
 Every���new��� edition-andr-overy^now
translation is represented in tho Birmingham Library, and in the last
twelve months three hundred a:id
twonl y-twb now volumes were aildcu
in thirteen languages.
ho io.1 control o^l^ZaltlT^ "��,M0 deraI'3 haVC le"kecl I ���,,   r       -
uie plane and de- I out regarding what is said to be the      _        the Growing Child
she and
reading
cided he would havo to jump io save
himself. IIo succeeded in leaping
clear with the parachute, but when it
failed to open he believed that ho
would bc killed.
"I am astonished (o lint! myself
alive," said the aviator.
The plane was found totally demolished and almost, wholly buried
under the ground a -few hundred
yards from thc spot where Iho aviator
landed. ~
LIKF
Y'S .OWN TABLETS
For Either the Newborn Babe Or
There is no other medicine to equal
world's hardest job of safe cracking.    Baby's own Tablets i'or little ones���'
I'uderneaih the present   bank   arc   whether it be for tho newborn babe
concrete, walls fifty feet   deep    and id" Uie gro'wini    child
seven feet cigtit inches thick. If
somebody wiih felonious intentions
were io tunnel through these -he
would come into a passage patrolled
by guards aud. protected by every
known alarm system around all four
sides of'the treasure.
Once in    this    passu c'f
always do good.
the    Tablets
.,.,.,  , rlle>' are absolutely
druc, -?_? ifI"ale?_ 0r  0thcr  harffifuI
chugs and the mother can aiwavs feel
safe in using them.
Concerning the Tablets, Mrs. John
Armour, R.II.  1.    South
Ont.,  says:���"AVe    have
( healthy  children,
j medicine "is needed'', wc
.Moiia'gliah,:
'���three'*".-flue":
to whom, when a'
Statistics
At
Suffered So She Could Not
Walk.   Restored to Health
by Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound
Minesinp, Ontario.���"I am a practical nurse and I recommend Lydia
E. Pinkham 'aVegetable Compound to ���
suffering women.   For three months
I was almost helpless and could not
ait at tbe table long enough to drink
| a cun of lea.   Many a timo my husband carried mo to bed, I would bo
80 weak.   Then he read in the paper
of a woman suffering aa 1 did who
got better after taking the Vegetable
Compound, so he went aud got it for
me.   When I had taken three bottles
I "was just like a new woman end.
have had splendid health ever since.
When I feel any bearing-down pains
I always take il; sometimes a half
bottle or whatever I need.   It iu my
' only medicine and I have told many a
, one aboujt it.   Any ono wanting .to
know more about Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound. I v/iil gladly
write to her.   1 do all I can to recommend it for I feci I owo my life
and strength to it." ��� Mrs. Neai,
Bowsiik, R.R. 1, Minesing, Ontario.
Do yon feel broken-down, nervous,
and weak sometimes?   Do you have
this horrid feeling of fear which sometimes comes to women when they are
pot well?   Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound is excellent to take
at such a time.  It always helps, and
if taken regularly and persistently
��� Vfill relieve this condition. c
Sho'w    Average    Age
Death Higher'TI'an Men
It has ahvays becn found thai women,  as  a whole,- live  longer  than
men. The latest statistics show that,
on an average, they live four or five
years' longer.  Figures  recently  compiled  by.the Itugisirar-Gcnoral indicate Lhat tlie average expect al ion of
life for males in England and Wales
increased even in the period between '
]��10 and ��� 192-1 by eight years. 11 has
boon computed lhat the mean iengtli
bl' Iifo to be expected at birth is nor,-
5G.5S, years for men and 00.47 year.1*
for women,   Tliere has been a steady
lengthening of life'... since   the   iirst
Public Health Acl was passed in 1818.
Tlie number of deaths at the age of
100 years and over whicli have occurred in England and Wales during
Lhe past five years Is O. There weiv
about three times as many women as
men.
Many
Using Wrong'Stamps
Canadian
Minard's Liniment" for scaly scalp.
Airplanes Outdo the Birds
L-tters ' For
Mail Cannot Be Accepted
is reported   lhat   various
offices in the'United  Status arc
It
Able To Make Much Longer Non-Stop
���'Flig.l-its
Pactoiy-mado  wings  have  eclipsed
(lie feathered    species.     Lindbergh's
I non-stop flight was 3,630 miles.   The
U .j ! distance flown  by    Chamberlin    and
j Levinc Is estimated from 3,900 io 4,-
100    miles.      The
doubio_grill3_of_.
steel
approaching llie swaj
���fhe-next-step
of several hundreds'of millions of dollars iu gold
would be lo cut through doors oi
solid steel weighing. 24 tons each.
This wouldi take 'oxy-acctyleno drills,
"- the hands of experts at least three
These doors can be swung
light pressure of ono hand, if
(hey aro open. AVhen ihcy are locked
It i,-. different. - '
can
aro""
���     , e    way    thoj only Baby's Own Tablet!. ^The tT
cracksman would have to cut througli Nets are the best medidne you
Aoep_dn_any_homc-whorc��� there
young children."
Baby's Own Tablets are .. mild but
thorough laxative which regulate tho'
stomach and bowels; banish constipation and indigestion:  break up colds
nnd simple fever anrt make teething
easy.     They are   sold   by medicine
dealers or direct by mail at 25 certs .
a box from 'J he Dr. Williams' Jledi-'
cme Co., Lrockville, Onl.
in
days
with
post
re-
longest
illghts of birds have  becn
non-stop
those  of
Recognized as a leading specific foi
"io destruction   of   worms,   Mo'thc
coii'liiB-lrom Canadian   post   ofiices i Alaskan   plovers   from   ihe  Aleutian  Gravps'    Worm    Exterminator
loiters marked for transportation by'isIancls to 1Lwaif- ll clibtauce-'fcf V
ITniled States air mail services 0!1 N00 .miles, and, fhe annual migrations
which lhe United States air mail feosJ��r S��I(lei1 ��Iovers fronl N���**""!-
lias been preparid-by Canadian post-1ltiml and Nova ycoti:i to tho Locwara
age stamp1;. Such let lor? are endorsed
by llie United State? postal service
"Insulliclent postage for air mail service" and aro forward as ordinary
."nail. Persons wishing to send mail
from Canada, for transmission by
Uniied States air mail services must
prepay the United Stains air mail fee
by means of United, Slates postage
stamps.
Islands and thc northeastern'coast of
South America, a distance nf i.rnn to
2.200 miles.
r
       lias
a boon  to suffering' children
everywhere.-  U seldom fails.
proved'
'   One Secret Of Success
Let ine toll you one secrei of such
so-called successes as there may have
been in my life, and, here' I believe I
give you really good ad-vice. Il was to
burn my   boats   and   demolish   the
bridges behind *ie.    Then one loses
no' time in looking behind when one
should have  quite  enough  to do in
looking ahead.    Then   there   is   no
choice for y6u or your men bul to go
forward.. You hav
Nansen.
Strange House In India
Tiie strangest house in lhe world i3
probably one in Joypoiv. India. Besides its peculiar architectural appearance it boasts of being a huge
.musical Instrument. When--'.the -wind
is blowing it produces beautiful notes.
Tlie material used in tho structure
���was- a poms stone of very light
weight. The wind playing upon thc
various openings acts " as if
roeds.
A Modern Scarecrow
Radio has" been introduced as tho
newest farm Implement by Gustav
SchnvJtvowner: of a large orchard
near Hornburg. California. Despairing of saving his valuable harvest oi
apples and pears from a cloud of
voracious sparrows, unmoved hy ordinary scarecrows, he installed a
loud speaker in thc orchard, and, ai
the aunounccr's first words, the wing-
_- i *
cd pesrs, fled, terrorized, never to return. ���    '
There is no objection   to   people's
thinking what they like ��� just
Iheir thinking Isn't done out loud.
so
upon
"Fey t her,"
said little Mickey,
"wasn't it Patrick Tlenry that said
"let U3 have- peace?"- "Nivvcr," said
old Mickey. -"Nobody by the name of
Patrick iver said anything like that."
Leviathan'-To Carry Planes
Captain- Herbert Hartley, ,. master
of the Leviathan, says that anexperi-
to do or clic Dr. I went wiil shortly be made with airplanes, catapulting them from the
liner.. They will carry
and special air mail.
passengers
Hikers.
Take
, your
feet.
a bottle  of  Minard's  in
ku   bag.   Relieves   sore
Something To Be Proud Of
Britain Holds Enviable Place In Long
Distance Flying
The British    record    iu .long-distance flying is something to be proud-
of. We have to our credit the first
conquest of tho Atlantic both by airship ancl aeroplane, tho long array of
Empiro flights by Sir Allan Cobham,
and the magnificent non-stop attempt
to India    which    synchronized    with
Colonel Lindbergh's   Atlantic   crossing.'   Vet to a great extent, becauso
we are without the flair for self- advertisement  whicli is  a  conspicuous
possession of some other nation. Britain's-reputation abroad is tending to
become tliat of,.- an   indifferent   performer In the   air,   and   pessimistic
critics at home aro talking and writing as if we had fallen, into a position
of hopeless inferiority.
Only Woman Tea Taster
There is a woman who tastes no
fewer than 300 samples of tea every
day. She is Miss Margaret Irving, and
she enjoys the distinction of being
the only- woman tea-taster in Great
Britain.
Minard's
bruises.
Liniment    for    cuta
and
Husband: Well, thank the Lord- lho
car is finally paid for-
Wlfe: Isn't it splendid! Nov.- wo
can turn it'in ou a new one.
It takes a good artist or
actor to draw a good house.
a good
Summer Complaint
HE ALWAYS USES
It takes, a very conscientious man
to enjoy, his work when
small.
tlie pay is
A Clerical Error
A  clergyman    who had
ids  former position  as a
ivon up
justice of
Mr.
,,  ~  v,, , Alta., writes:��� Over forfv vn.��� __
lie peace in order to enter the pui- ! ^rraf Ti^/0 *ive AliZS
pit v.as conducting hig firsl
service.
"Do you  tali
marriago
ne* this man  to bo
wedded    husband?"   he
bride.
asked
thy
the
do.'
Thc bride    answered
eagerly
"I
"And you," he continued, address
Ing the bridegroom, "what have
to say in your defense?"
you
Extract of Wild Strawberry for diarrKoea
midsummer complaint.   All through tha '
years since then when troubled with an
excessivo looseness of tlioJjowels I*hava ���
been 'accustomed-.to take.a few doses of
the same old," reliable remedy ancl i"|
ahvays seems to have the desired'effect,
so matter what tho cause."
Don't Accept a SubstS.tits
This valuable preparation has been
on the market for the past 80 years; pui
up only by The T. Milbuni Co., Limited,
Toronto, Ont. l'HE   GREENWOOD   LEDGE
The Greenwood Ledge
Published every Thursday at
Greenwood, B.C.
'!. G. W. 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.
Speedy Locomotive
Great Britain's mightiest locomotive, the .King George V, which is to
be on display at the Baltimore Exhibition next year, began its career recently by hauling the Comish Rivera express from London, to Plymouth.
It covered the 226 Vi miles in four
hours and two minutes, which was five
minutes less than the schedule for
the run. The locomotive is the most
powerful ever built in the Old Country and has a speed of more than one
hundred miles an hour.
ADVERTISING     RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices...$25.00
Coal and Oil Notices...    W
Estray Notices    *���""
Cards of Thanks    -J-W
Certificate of Improvement  l^ou
(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 locals12V��c a line each insertion.'
No, letter to the editor will be inserted except over the proper signature and address of the writer. This
rule admits of no exceptions.
Trail is Canada's Great
Lead Producing Centre
Finally revised statistics on the production of lead -in Canada in 1926, as
reported by the mining, metallurgical
and chemical branch of the Dominion
bureau of statistics, Ottawa, on Tuesday, show that a new record in quantity produced was established when
the total recovery amounted to 283,-
801,265 pounds, valued at $19,240,661
as against 253,590,578 pounds, valued
at $23,127,460, in 1925. The greater
part of-the Dominion production was
from , the Consolidated Mining &
Smelting Co.'s smelter at Trail, B.C.
Mary Pickford is
Idol of Children
Greenwood and
District Hospital.
Donations" for July
The Directors of the Greenwood and
District Hospital express their gratitude to the undermentioned donors:
Mrs. A. Sater, oranges;. Miss C.
Klinosky, lettuce; Mrs. L. Sortome,
milk; Master Donald Smith, basket of
cherries; T. A. Clark, chicken; Robt.
Lawson, rhubarb; Mrs. F. L. Peterson,
lettuce; G. .-S. Walters, basket of
apricots; Mrs. A. J. Morrison, cherries;
Dr. A. Francis, fish; Mrs. M. Axam,
flowers; Anonymous, cherries, fish
and flowers.
BtBaBima*M*wflfflfla��,
Midway News
& 	
��
John L. Bush, Jr., of Spokane,
Wash., is spending a month's holiday
at his home here.
Mary Pickford, who comes to the
Greenwood Theatre on Saturday, Aug.
13 th, in her latest United Artists Corporation production, "Little Annie Roo-
ney" used about fifty, children in the
picture. ,
Excepting in a few scenes, these
children were all boys, and Miss Pickford was the leader ,in all their fun
and devilment.
When it was announced that Mary
would make a picture using so many
children, the gates of her studio in
Hollywood were stormed by fond mothers, all seeking to have their children
in Mary's new production.
Those that were finally chosen out
of hundreds who applied felt very fortunate indeed. They idolized Mary, and
in scenes where a kids, "gang" fight
was staged, it was with difficulty that
Director William Beaudine could get
the boys to really fight with Mary.
Their kicks and blows were usually so
gentle that the scenes would have to
be retaken.
.WILLIAM" II,.WOOD
PHYSICIAN and SUKGKON    .
GKKIi.NWOOI)
Mr. and Mrs. Gus. .Graser and son
Walter, motored to Oliver on Sunday to spend the "day with Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Keady.
Gordon McMynn's car and D. W.
McLaren's car, of Canoe met on a bad
corner, two miles east of here on Saturday night, both cars being slightly
damaged.
Bridesville News
Mrs. Verle Moore and two sons left
on Thursday on a visit to Silverton.
Mi', and Mrs: Fay Alden, of Penticton, were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Don
Alden during the week.
Rev. A. Walker, was visiting in
town on Saturday afternoon and held
service as usual Sunday morning.
'J. MX Bozarth returned Saturday
from Sexsmith Alta. where he was
visiting his daughter Mrs. Calix Delisle. On. his return he received a
telegram that the younger daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Calix Delisle had died
-suddenly-_aj:e_w_days_after^ he had left.
Evelyn was 3 years old.
A Protest Against Warfare
"This" stone shall stand as a protest
against warfare, a protest as hard as
tbj? granite from which. the stone is
hewn." These words were used by
Westfal Larsen, president of the Norwegian Shipowners' Association.at the
opening by the Crown Prince, of Norway at Rotherhithe, London, Eng.,
of a memorial dedicated to Norwegiau
seamen who during the Great War,
Mr. Larsen said, "tried to assert Norway's right to ply freely oh .the high
seas in,order that her people should
not suffer." Norwwegian shipowners
have paid for the memorial and Bri
tain has reason to be proud that they
have selected London as the locality in
which to set it up. The protest it
bears si one that resounds throughout
the world.���The Christian Science
Monitor.   ,   ',.
Good Tree Seed
Young trees produced from British
Columbia Douglas fir, spruce and cedar
seeds are'flourishing in the old forests
near Hereford.and Worcester, in the
West of England, according to word
received in New Westminster.
The trees have grown from seed
shipped to the British Forestry Commission by Edward Walmsley, Crown
Timber Agent, in 1921. The young
forest is. covering up the stumps of
forests cut down" during the war.
YOU SAVE $3.
When you order a
Custom built or Fit Reform Suit
" ������at������
A. BIGGIN, Midway
Any time during August
Style.      Fit.      Price Right.
IMPORTED    ENGLISH   WOOLLENS
$3.00  OFF REGULAR PRICE
SALE CLOSES AUG. 31
APPLES
Come ancl pick them in your own
boxes. From 50c. Falls 25c. Strawberries 10c a box.
'    , T. A. Clark, Midway.
Built for Endurance
Behind the beauty of the Chevrolet there is an abundance of
strength and stamina, just as there is a great store of surplus
power. The rugged channel steel frame, the husky banjo-type
rear axel, the powerful valve-in-head engine and every detail of
construction combine to defy, the ravages of ware and ..tear, of
'hills and ruts, of mud and sand, of extremes of climate and'of
hard, continuous usage.
The Most  Beautiful Chevrolet
in Chevrolet'History
GRAND  FORKS  GARAGE
JOHN R. MOOYBOER, Prop.
Ranch For Sale
A Going Concern
76 acres near Eholt on the trunk
road. Good land part of which is sub-
irrigated. Beaver pond on property,
suitable for fur farming. Health is
failing reason for selling. Cheap for
quick sale.   Apply to
SAM FRETZ, Eholt, B.C.
PIGS FOR SALE
Six weeks old pigs.   56.00 each.
Apply to
W. HATTON, Rock Creek.
���������;". lost:' ,*;���.
A Durham Bull, nearly all red,
horns turned in. Any person who can
give any informaton as to the whereabouts of this animal kindly notify, the
owner, S.Carruthers, Grand Forks, or
G. S. Walters, Greenwood.
NOTICE OF SALE OF CHATTELS
"We are in a pickle, " said a man in
the street car.   "A regular jam, " remarked  another.   "Heaven preserve
us, " exclaimed a lady.
Locals
-T. Brahnigan, of Merritt, is renewing acquaintances in town.
Miss Marguerite Ritchie has returned from a visit to Miss Mayneen Bush
in Midway.
L. Portmann is in the District
Hospital having been taken suddenly
ill this morning at the Portmann
ranch on Nicholson Creek.
Radio fans should try and receive
the' test programs broadcasted from
station W. G. Y. Schenectady, N. Y.
between the hours of 9 and 10 p.m.
Pacific time. This station is trying
out the use of 100 kilowatts power, the
stongest ever used on radio broadcasting. The wave length is approximately the same as K.G.O. Oakland, Cal.
Harry Howson appeared before S. B.
Hamilton, S.M., at the Greenwood
Court House on Saturday morning,
Aug.; 6th, charged with obtaining food
and lodging fraudently at the Beaverdell Hotel, Beaverdell. He was remanded for trial until Friday, Aug.
12th at 4 p.m; Keith,A. Pincott, barrister, was counsel for .the accused
Mr. Howson was arrested in Princeton
and was brought here by. Constable
���W.-B. Stewart, of the Provincial Police,
who made the trip over for him on
"Thursday last/- ���
Guests at the Pacific Hotel during
' the week: Mr. and- Mrs. B. W.
Bubar, Beaverdell; Mr. and Mrs. D. W.
McLaren, Canoe; E. B. Dill and wife,
Rena Dill,-, Kelowna; Mrs. F. Bubar,
Kettle Valley; F. W. Hall, Dewar Lake;
Josef Husriian, John Johanssen, Midway ; R. D.i Thomas, Spokane; A. G.
and Mrs. Spooner, Calgary; Vernon
Cole and wife, H. A. Hill, H. H. Johnston, Rossland; Angus Mclnnes, Mr..
and Mrs. _J. McFadden, New Denver;
Albert Coy, R. Gilly, Penticton ; F. H.
Fox, Nelson; Mr. and Mrs. W; B.
Cochrane, H. N. Smith, Vancouver;
\ Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cochrane, Jr.,
San Francisco.
So rapidly do the seasons seem to
change in this cuntry that a girl's
knees have no sooner recovered from
frostbite=than=they^begiivrto=be=bothe-"
red with sunburn���Life (New York.)
"What kind of people are those who
have just moved in next door to you?"
asked  Mrs.   Gadder.
"Oh, I never talk about my neighbours," replied Mrs. Knowalot. '** "All
���I know about them is that their stuff
came in one van, that only one of their
bedsteads has any brass on it, most of
the. furniture looks old, there's six..'.in
the family, the children are all boy's,
they��-have two dogs, the man is about
twenty years older than the woman,
they had 0a squabble with the driver
of the van when they settled with him,
and. their name is Smith."  "
Job Printing
The Greenwood Ledge
IN THE MATTER of the "Mechanics'
Lien Act."
.Whereas Arthur Mellor, of West-
bridge, B.C., is indebted to the undersigned in'the sum of. $86.50 for work
done and materials supplied an improving one Overland touring car, B.C.
license No. 14-157, and three months
have elapsed since the said sum ought
to have been paid, and default has
been made in payment thereof,"notice
is hereby given that on Saturday the
27th day of August, 1927, at the hour
of 2 o'clock in the afternoon1 at the
Riverside Garage, Rock Creek, B. C,
the said Overland touring car will be
sold by public auction.
W. O'DONNELL.
_N0TICE_
UNDER and by virtue of the powers
contained in a certain chattel mortgage which will be produced at the
time of sale, I hereby call for tenders
for the purchase of the following
property situate on Lot 2527, Group 1,
Similkameen Division of Yale District,
known as the "Rock Creek" Mineral
Claim, namely:���
The whole of the Portable Saw-mill,
machinery and outfit now standing or,
being or lately standing or being on
said Lot 2527, and all other the goods
and chattels of whatsoever kind and
nature which are the property of
Joseph Peter Keane, now m, upon, or
around and about the premises above
described.
Terms:���10% of the purchase money
to be paid down at time of sale, balance to be arranged by monthly instalments.
For further particulars and conditions of sale apply to
MORRIS C. JEWELL,
Bailiff.
Dated at Rock Creek, B.C., the 13th
day of July, A.D., 1927.
lllilifi
Summer Excursion Fares
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TO EASTERN DESTINATIONS .
ON SALE DAILY, MAY 22 TO SEPT. 15-RETURN LIMIT OCT.-31
Winnipeg i.:.:..:..1$ 75.C0
Toronto  118,05
Hamilton  118.05
London.. '_ : 118.05
Quebec  1K3.10
St. John.....  152.20
St. Paul_.7....____7 ������   75.00
Minneapolis..    75.00
Duluth..........    75.00
Fort William...:...
Niagara "Falls _ jl _.���_._. .
Ottawa .-.-._..	
Montreal ...........
Monctoh ----- --���
Halifax ......._..'W
Cli ictign :
New York..-	
Boston 	
.$90.
.-   121:.
..132.
.. 137,
...152.
_. 157.
.. 90.
.. 151.
.. 157.
00
92
25
05
20.
75
30
70
70
MANY ADDITIONAL DESTINATIONS
ASK FOR RATES FROM AND TO ANY POINT
Route via Main Line or via Soo Line, through Winnipeg or Portal
tb St. Paul,1.thence via Chicago or Sault Ste. Marie, via Great Lakes;
or via California at an additional fare; or good to go via one of the
above routes, return another.
See Local Azent or Write for Details
J. S. CARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson
Grand Forks, B.C.
Cleveland Bicycles.
Contractor and Builder;
Foreign and Domestic Monuments
Asbestos Products Co. Roofing
Lamatco Waliboard
SHOP AT GREENWOOD
Box 332 Grand Forks, B.C.
SEND  YOUR
BOOTS and SHOES
J    To-	
Harry Armson, Grand Forks.
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer.
Away back in the late sixties thousands
of acres of British Columbia's timber were
sold for one cent per ac��e, 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 the scope of an average litelime.
What the young growth of today will be
worth sixty years from now is beyond computation if it is protected from fire and
allowed to reach maturity.
The moral js obvious
All work-and material guaranteed
We pay,postage one way.   Terms cash.
SYNOPSIS OF
TIE
Prevent Forest
You Can Help
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BRITISH COLUMBIA FOREST SERVICE
Sometimes the informality ^
of the spoken word
" '     is more effective
than a letter
"Long Distance, please"
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY
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
PRE-EMPTIONS
��� Vacant unreserved, surveyed Crown
lands may be pre-empted by British
subjects over. 18 years of age,-and by
aliens on declaring intention to become British subjects, conditional -
upon residence, occupation, and - im-'
provement for agricultural, purposes.  ���
Full information concerning relations regarding pre-emptions is given
in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series, "How
to Pre-empt Land," copies of which-
can he obtained free of charge by .addressing the Department of Lands,
toria, B.- C, or to any Government
Agent.' ���.������������
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural purposes, and which is not timberland,
i.e., carrying over 8,000 board feet per
acre west of the Coast Range and.
5,000 feet per acre east of; that Range.'
Applications for pre-emptions are 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
the value of $1.0 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating, at least five
acres, before a. Crown Grant can be
received.
For more detailed. information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received for' purchase of vacant and unreserved Crown
Lands, not being timberland, for; agricultural purposes; minimum price for"
first-class (arable) land is $5 per
acre. Further information regarding
purchase or lease of Crown Lands is.
given in Bulletin No. 10. Land Series,
"Purchase and Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions including payment of stump-
age.
HOMESITE LEASES
Unsurveyed areas not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesites, conr
ditional upon a dwelling being erected'
in the first year, title being obtainable
after'.. residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled, and land has been
surveyed^ *" " ������������-=���^y =���=
LEASES
For grazing and industrial purposes
areas not exceeding, 640 acres may,be-
leased by one person or.a-company.
GRAZING
Under the Grazing Act the Province
is divided into grazing districts and the
range administered under ! a Grazing
Commissioner. Annual grazing per-,
mits are issued based on numbers
ranged, priority given to . established
owners. Stock owners may form associations for range management. -Free,
or partly free, permits are available
for settlers, campers and travellers, up
to ten head.
BRITISH  COL
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO THE END OF 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 yearending December, 1956, $67,188,842
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Pro1
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 of which is guaranteed by
Crown grants. "*
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing:
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
'    " ' . VICTORIA, British Columbia."
N. B.���Practically all British Columbia Mineral ��� Properties upon which development work has been
done are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines.   Those  considering
mining - investments should refer to such reports.   They are available without charge on application
to the Department of Mines, "Victoria, B. C.   Reports of the Geological   Survey   of   Canada,   Winch
>    Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information.
Reports covering each of the Six Mineral Survey Districts are published separately, and are available on application.

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