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 Provincial Library
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VOL. II
GRffffNWOOD, B.C., THURSDAY, AUGUST 25th, 1927
We Carry a Large Line of
Hardware
including
McLary's Enamel, Galvanized and Tinware
McLary's Heaters
inspect our Stock
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
.���_________���________... 0
Peaches and Tomatoes
NOW IN
Bathing Suits       >?
.     '���for���        ' |"
Ladies, Men and Children     ��
n_w ��l
** Ladies Dresses, Fancy. *
?f Carters, Pine Silk Mose ��
Men's Silk Sox, Fancy Q
Shirts, Arm Bands,    v
Bow Ties J��
���a(i and inspect our goods     fa.
Of Local Interest
Hon. J. D. MacLean
.. Assumes' Premiership
left this morning.- for
$
Ellen Tqjunson's Store \
**
Have you tried the new Victory Jars?.
We car,ry all sizes; also Perfect Seal and Economy
LIST OF
Carl Carlson
Coalmont.
Francis Tanner, of Christian Valley,
was in town this week.
Dick Pasco left for Spokane on
Monday to haye his eyes attented to.
Jas. Machell has left the .District
Hospital, having recovered from his
operation.
Miss  Marguerite  Ritchie  left  this
afternoon for Cascade where she will I
visit relatives. I
Jas. Skilton, who has been on a
business trip to the coast returned -to
town this afternoon.
Mr. fancl Mrs. E. P. Keir and Miss
For quality and value order from
GREENWOOD GROCERY
. Phone 46
Preserving Season
Our Stock Of
Fruit Jars, Rubber Rings, Economy
and Mason Lids, Etc.
Are All New Stock
Place Your Orders With Us
TAYLOR & SON
Under New Management    ,.
PACIFIC HOTEL
GREENWOOD, B.C.
V
First-Class Dining Room in Connection
Effects ofthe Estate, of
Theodore Witte ^
' Consisting of a fine collection of
Carpenter's Tools and some
Household Effects
Saturday, Aug. 27th, 3 p.m.
Contents of the.
Windsor Hotel, Greenwoods
Consisting" of Household Furniture of
all descriptions, Pool Tables, &c.-. \
Saturday, Sept. 17th, I p.m.
The Property of the late   .
Fred Madge. z\
Consisting of 15 head of young- Draft
Horses, Percherons, three quarter bred
also logging- outfit and various articles
Saturday, Sept. 24th, 2 p.m?
Fred Madge's Caroll, between
' Rock Creek & Kettle Valley :
For Full Particulars See Bills      V
 _ - _.'t
.Charles.. King.-,. -..v-. Auctioneer?'
Portland on Sunday
Allan Morrison will leave on Saturday morning for Helena, Mont., where
hc has accepted a position.
Mrs. A. J. Morrison and children are
spending a few days in town from the
Wellington mine,' Beaverdell.
Miss Rita Lytle, who has been visiting Miss Ruth Axam, returned to her
homo in Victoria this morning.
John Portman, of Nicholson Creek,
is staying at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
L. Portman, the latter being seriously
ill.
1 Mrs. J. Christian, Prank Christian
and Miss Nora Christian were visitors
in town this week from Christian
Valley.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Richter and son,
Frank, of Park .Ranch, Kettle Valley,
were visitors in, town on Tuesday
afternoon.
I Miss Ruth Stevens, of Fairfield,
Wash., and Miss Vera Kempston, of
Bridesville, are the' guests of Mrs. A.
J. Morrison.
Mr. and Mrs. P. H. McCurrach and
children, Allan, Hugh and Margaret,
of Cranbrook, are renewing acquaintances in'town this week.   .
Assets of the late Thco.dore Witte
will be "auctioned-on Saturday, August
27th at 3 p!m., at the back of the
Greenwood Court House.
Victoria. ���Hon:    J.    D.    MacLean,
Minister  of Finance  and  Education,
and for some time acting premier, was
sworn in as premier of BritfSh Columbia on Saturday.   The other members
of thc government wore reinstated in
the portfolios they previously held.t.
Following "the   funeral  of ��� Premier
Oliver,'the members of the government
proceeded, to' Government House where
���His'.������Honor,   Lieut.-Governor   Bruce,
called .upon Dr MacLean.. to form a
government.   Dr.   MacLean   accepted,
and following a meeting of the members of tlie- old government, the latter
Offeree! to resign in-order to leave the
new' premier  free  in. the  formation
of his administration.
Dr. MacLean said that if they were
willing to accept the same portfolios
Game Board Meets
Sportsmen at Kelowna
 .._��... oam uuai; ii tney were
��.._... aim mm. jl. v. iieir and Miss willing to accept the same portfolios
Nellie Keir ar.c expected home from under him as they had held formerly,
Portland on Sunday.        . ,. he was satisfied that they should carry
on without any alteration whatever.
new
This ��� was  agreeable,  and  the
government was constituted.
There were present at the ceremony
of forming the new government, Hon.
W. R. Motherwell, federal minister of
agriculture,  and Hon. Peter Heenan
federal minister of labor.
Don Lovell Alden's application for
naturalization was approved by His
Honour J. R. Brown at the Greenwood
Court House on Tuesday:- Mr. Alden
is a resident of Bridesville.
A. Morrison,. N. E. Morrison and
George Morrison all returned to town
on Saturday after a very pleasant vacation spent in Boston., Mass., and other
points, of interest in the East
J. H. Goodeve
Real Estate & Insurance
Fire, Accident & Sickness, .Life,
Automobile, Bonds, Bursary. &c
Auctioneer
*      Hotises for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
CHARLES KING
GREENWOOD,'B.C.
Tel. 2
Box 391
MEAT  MARKET
GREENWOOD.  B.C
Home killed
Beef, Veal, Lamb, &c.
\    ' ��� '���.	
Presh Pork and Pork Sausage Friday morning
Home Fed & Smoked Hams & Bacon
Pickled Pork & Tongue
McMYNWS STORE, Midway, B.C.
The fruit crop is short and'we are asking our customers to order
Tomatoes, Peaches, Prunes, Etc.
' - early for canning >
V . so, they will not be disappointed
We handle good quality fruits ardour prices are right so place
your orders now.
Also a complete stock of
Fruit Jars, Rubber; Rin^s, Tops, Etc.
Greenwood Theatre
See Back Page
Ranch For Sale
A Going Concern
76 acres near Eholt on tlie 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.
After spending two months-with her
mother,  Mrs. M. Axam, Mrs. A. W.
, McDonald returned, by motor, to her
'.home in Trail on Sunday.
v. Rev. and.,Mr. Andrew. Walker' and
daughter," Goldie, returned' on Thursday afternoon last from a' motor trip
to Penticton and Westbank.
.*
Mr. and "Mrs. Harry Bryan accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Smith and son, Ward, of Westbridge,
spent Sunday at Christina Lake.
Miss Isabel Keir returned on Sunday
from Vancouver/-where she attended
the University summer school. Miss
Keir will teach in Trail next term.
Major and Mrs. R.. Gray and son,
Mrs. E. Fenwick Wilson and Mrs.
Thorburn, all' of Kettle Valley,; are
spending a few days at Christina Lake.
There will be a meeting of the Board
of_Directors-of-the-Greenwo6d~&rDis-
tricfc Hospital on Wednesday, August
i31st at 3 p.m.,-in the Secretary's office.
Mrs. M. Kole and Miss Louisa Kole,
of Vancouver, left, on Tuesday morning
for Portland, Ore. after a few days
visit"-dt the home- of Mr. and Mrs.
Robt Forshaw.
Major Angus Davis, M.E., of Vancouver, was in town on Monday en
route to. East Kootenay where; he has
a force of men driving a 600-foot tunnel on the Giant mine.
T. _ Branagan who has been renewing acquaintances in town, for ten days
left on Friday morning for\ Vancouver
where he will spend a few days before
returning to his home in Merritt.
Mrs. M. Halset, Mrs. Peterson and
children,-and Miss Christina Thorsted,
who have been the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. A. S"'-������'-��� '-     ���
turned cto
Spokane.
Elmer D. Hall, editor of The Daily
Bulletin, Trail, paid a visit to The
Greenwood Ledge on Thursday last
while on a business trip to Penticton;
G. W. A. Smith accompanied Mr. IJali
to Penticton.
Sater -for ten days have re-
n their respective homes in
Mrs. C. F. Goodeve, of Victoria, is
the guest of her son and daughter-in-
law, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Goodeve..Mrs.
Goodeve is accompanied by Miss Clara
-L. Goodeve of Victoria, and Miss,Marie
Goodevor.'of.lWiniiipeg.;.������~ "XTZ,.~.-.j.-
Mr. and Mrs. B.. W. Bubar'and chilr
dren, motored in from Beaverdell on
Wednesday. Mrs. Bubar and children
Christine and Frances are remaining
in town for a few days while, Mary
Bubar is in the hospital.
A West Fork resident who was
charged with dr-iving an automobile
without a licence, pleaded guilty on
Friday at the Greenwood. Court House,
was fined the cost of the court and
ordered to take out a licence.
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Alty, and Gladys,
J3eatrice and Mary Alty, who have
been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Walmsley for^ ten daysjefLonJWed-
nesday"""for~a trip to the Arrow Lakes
before returning to their home
Trail. -
in
At the Picture Show on Saturday
last local musicians provided some
very nice music. They were assisted
by Miss Alice Hopkins of Trail. This
young lady was raised in the town and
the fact, that she returned to assist the
local entertainers is very much appreciated.
yyy
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 maile us experts along
that line, and we guarantee you satisfaction, or there is no charge.
.   Lot  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.
The United Church of Canada
REV. ANDREW WALKER, B.A.
Minister in Charge, Greenwood.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 28th
/      Beaverdell 11 a.m.
Rock Creek 3 p,m.
..Greenwood, 7:30 p.m..
-ASSAYER"'
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box, 1,1108, Nelson, B.C.
Charges���Gold, -Silver, Copper or Lead
$1.00 each. Gold-Silver $1.50. Silver-
tead $2.00.,' Silver-I_,ead-Zinc 53.00.
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
John Deere and McCormick
Mowers and Rakes
uo  and-	
McCormick-Deering arid John Deere
Light Running Binders
and Repairs
,    ���.  also  .
Manilla and Standard Twines
Midway
BROWN'S STORES
and
Rock Creek
Members of _the Oliver Golf Club, to
the number of eight, will visit the
Kettle Golf Club on Aug. 28th for a
Competition in golf. Following the
game the visitors will be entertained
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H.
Douglas Hamilton.
R. S. Walkeru-eturned to Moyie on
Wednesday after a few days visit at
the home of Mr. and Mrs.: S. W. Auger,
Eholt Roa"d. Mr. Walker was accompanied home by Mrs. Walker and children, who have been spending a month
with relatives in this district,
The Prince of Wales and Prince
George passed through Greenwood in
"a special train .on Wednesday morning
en route home to England. The royal
train consisted of eight main line steel
cars and two engines. A third engine
was added to make the Farron hill.
-Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Sutherland had
as their visitors bn Sunday," August 14,
Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Sutherland and
son. Duncan Sutherland and George
Sutherland are cousins and-have not
met for about 27 years. The Duncan
Sutherlands home is in Ottawa, but
they have been travelling by car for
about one year.
Guests at the Pacific Hotel during
the week: Mr. and Mrs. Papor, Harry
Howson, Vancouver; A. H. W. Crossley,
Nelson; Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Powell,
Oroville, Wash.; S. R. King, Oliver;
Mr. and Mrs. 'J. B. Oliver. Trail; Carl
Carlson, city; Wni. G. Whitlock.and
family, Calgary; F. Tanner, Christian
'Valley; Mrs. S. E. Hamilton, Vernon;
Mrs.'B. W. Bubar, Beaverdell; Mr, and
Mrs. P. H. McCurrach and Allan and
Hugh, Cranbrook; J. D. Morrison. .
���
A family gathering took place at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Auger,
Eholt road, on Tuesday afternoon.
Their daughter, May,, with her husband, Stewart Walker, and four
children were home from Moyie on a
visit. Another. daughter, Violet, with
her husband Harold Caron and infant
daughter; came honie for:. the occasion.
Rev., Mr. and Mrs. A. Walker with
their daughter, Goldie, were invited to
join the happy circle. After a sumptuous dinner had been served Rev. Mr.
Walker baptized the four children of
Mr. and Mrs./ Walker, and the baby
girl of Mr. ana Mrs. Caron.
. A meeting of the Provincial Game
Conservation Board was held on Friday evening, August 12th, in the Court
Room,    Casorso   Building,   Kelowna.
Mr. M. B. Jackson, K.C., of Victoria,
chairman, and Dr. P. D. MacSween, of
New   Westminster,   members   of   the
Board were present.   It was attended
by many members of the Kelowna Fish
and Game Protective Association, Mr.-
J. C. Child, representing the Vernon
Fish and Game Protective Association,
Mr. G. S. Walters, of the Greenwood
and District Fish and Game Protective
Association, many local ��� farmers, Inspector of Provincial Police Fernie, of
Kamloops   ahd   Constables   Cor'rigan"
and  Maxson,  of  Kelowna.   Unfortunately,- however, no proper notice had
been given"out of the time when the
meeting would be. held and those who
had come from Penticton and Naramata, ��� after   spending   the   day   in ,
Kelowna, returned home by the-eight
o'clock .ferry,  thinking it would  not '
take place, no information as to the
time when thc members of the Board
would arrive being procurable.
Mr.   F.   AV.   Groves- spoke ' on   the'--
question, of sectoring a game sanctuary   at   Shorts'   Creek,   stating   that,
were such a game reserve established,
its boundaries would have to be very
definitely defined." He was supported
in -his  remarks  by  Mr.  Child;  who
stated that the Vernon game protective organization would lend its support to this game refuge being made.
Mr. J. C. Clarance, on the other hand,
did not approve of the selection of. the
Shorts'  Creek watershed  as 'a' game
reserve, stating that there would- be
opposition to that project by nearby
settlers. ... -
' Mr. Groves and others theh sug- .
gested that the 'boundaries of the
former Kettle River reserve be altered
and it be re-established so, as to" take
in only portions of country wliich were
not settled up, a recommendation to '
support.   '   .
Mr!' Groves  next- brought-up   the
matter of the recent lengthening of
the open season for deer to three and
a half months, a sore subject with all
southern   protective   associations.   He
asked if it were true that this had been
done so as to allow those!big game
hunters who. went to .secure moose in
Northern B.C. a chance, to shoot a deer
as well.   In reply, Mr. Jackson stated
that he agreed with Mr. Groves' that
tho   open  season   for  deer   was   too
lengthy, that he was unaware that it-* .>...
had - been   extended', for   the   reason   -  7
alleged by -Mr.  Groves,, but that;' if '.-"
Major .'Allan,-'.Brooks., had'~stafed�� that .���; -.   -.
such was the case, it could, be counted
on as ��� a fact
Mr. Clarance spoke on the question
of open season for does occasionally,
using   the  same   arguments  he ' had
often  advanced  at various meetings "
arid remarking,. inter alia, '���' that deer
herds-were being 'detoriated through,
the' protection of one sex only.   This    ' \.
theory did not find acceptance and Mr.
Jackson gave it as his opinion that all
who had studied the habits of deer
were in favor of the buck law.   The
majority of delegates supported Mr.
Clarance.
- Mr. Price and the Greenwood repre-
sentative^enquired-why-recommenda-
tios- sent, in *h*r ><���� '���-
The Cure
"Why Mac, you've lost your stutter'"
III   . ??��� A've been doin' a lot of telepho-
aJ ��� nin tae America lately "
tios sent in by up-country game protective organizations were ignored, it
being  evident  that  the members of
such associations were familiar with
local conditions, and Mr."Jackson ex-'
plained that under the present system
such, recommendations were forwarded
to the. Provincial Fish and Game Protective Association to be sorted out and
that    organization    forwarded    such
recommendations  as seemed best to
the   Board.   If  the  recommendations,
of some Game Protective Associations
were not carried out, it was because
those  sent ^-by  their  neighbors  were
different, often quite the oppqsite.Dr.
MacSween   then   suggested   that   the
various organizations get more closely
together, so as to send joint recommendations. He had joined ^he Board,
ho explained/ thinking it was "a one
man   affair,"   but   had   changed', his
mind on  that subject.   He  and Mr.
Jackson both thought that the game
associations  did  not realize  all  the
work the Board did in the cause of
game protection.
Considerable time was taken'-up'on
the question of compensation for
damage done by pheasants and Hungarian partridges but Mr Jackson
could hold put no hope of a compensation fund ever being established.
Various other matters were then dis-'
cussed, though the meeting had already-lasted a long time and the hour
was late, among them being the placing of bounties on crows and magpies
earlier in the season, the necessity of
ridding the country of cougar and the
open season for grouse.   In connection
with cougar, Mr. Groves was informed  .
by Mr. Jackson that the services of the
noted   cougar   hunter,   Shuttleworth,
could  be requisitioned by the game
associations in the Greenwood, Grand *-
Forks, Kelowna and Vernon districts
and that he was not supposed to confine his work entirely to'the Similkameen. district.   It was also brought out
that large numbers of cougar had been
killed last winter and spring* by:trappers and hunters in*, the Gretenwood
and. Grand Forks district.
The Greenwood- delegate having
stated that there was opposition in the
Greenwood district- to the^closing of
willow grouse, as. the birds <"were plentiful in that "section, Mr. Jackson expres- ���
sed his pleasure and astonishment at
such being the case and stated that
the requests of the Greenwood and
District Fish and Game Protective
Association to have an open season
for willow grouse this fall would be
taken into consideration.
- The question as to whether it would
o_: would not be. better policy to increase the licence fee paid by big game
(Continued on the Back Page) "BEE   GBSEN.WOOD.   LEDGffl
4
[Pure tea of finest quality, free of dust
and packed in Aluminum*
RED ROSE ORANGE PEKOE is extra good.
Canada To The Fo
re
Canada 1s certainly being kept weU before tho people of tlie British rales
this year and to a greater or less extent is callinlg for the attention of the
people of tho United States. The publicity the Dominion is receiving is of
the best and most effective typo and can hardly fail to be productive of
results highly beneficial to the country.
The elaborate and -wonderfully successful celebrations In .connection
with the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation fo/cussod the attention of the'
Empire, and large sections of the United States, upon the Dominion aiid led
to a study of.its past history and the really marvellous development of.the
country during the past sixty years. Canada today is bettor known aud
���appreciated not only by the peoplo of Canada, but by the world. The story of
Its development and its future possibilities'has been told far awl 'wide and
In such a way as to command, tiie earnest attention .and consideration of
people of power and influence.       . ' ��
Following, the Jubilee celebration!), "the visit of II.R.II. the Prince of
Wales, Prince George, and: Premier Baldwin has again kept Canada
prominently before the ��� people. of Great Britain. The tour of these distinguished visitors Jias been followed witli the keenest interest by the ..British,
press, aud it is well within the bounds of probability that a Vvery great
stimulus will thus he -given lo British immigration to Cariada.
The ceremonies attendant upon the dedication of 'the Memorial Chamber*
ln the Peace Tower at Ottawa by the Prince-of-Wales'in their, simple but
impressive dignity could not fail to impress tlie British people. So, too, the
unveiling of the statue of Sir Wilfrid Laurier who so nobly carried on the
work of tho Fathers of Confederation and who* was ahvays a comfauding and
popular figure- in the eyes of Great Britain. Finally, the official inauguration
" or._lho"Peace Bridge at Niagara attended.by the heir to the British crown, the
Premier of Great Britain, the Premier of Canada, the Vice-President of. the
United States, the Governor of New York, the Lieut-Governor of Ontario, and
other high oflicials, provided a friendly meeting ground of the whole English-
speaking family ;ind provided an object lesson for all 'the nations of tho
world.
Tho present year has witnessed tlie placing of a Canadian Minister at
Washington and an American Minister at Ottawa; it has revealed the ox-
panding trade ot Canada with the world; prosperity and decreased "taxation
at-home; substantial reductions in the National debt; growth and development in all directions. Men of prominence in the life of Great Britain have
visited Canada in increasing numbers, ami at the present time proprietors of
nearly one hundred influential British newspapers are"touring tho Dominion
from coast to coast, seeing for. themselves the prevailing prosperity and
sizing up thc untold possibilities of the future. 7   ^
IL is no idle boast to say that tho Twentieth Century is'Canada's century.:
But,for the interruption of the Groat War and Uie ensuing depression, and
reconstruction rendered necessary to jiiako good war's. destruction Canada
would no'w bo much farther along the road to tho goal set for it when;the
century opened. IL may well be, however, that tlio very conditions created
in iho Old World as a result o�� tho war will.have such far-reaching results
in thc movement of population thai, in the long run,"Canada.will from iho
standpoint of setilcnu.nr. and-.economic development-more. than..make up for
thc lost war years.
Certain il, is,.the war made Canada knoyu-to the world as nothing else'
could, have done. Through war Canada found its own soul, realized its oyai
capacity for achievement,"developed its productive and financial .'.'strength,
proved ils ability to solve "difficult-, problems/.and -handle.'great enterprises.'
Now, in its Jubilee year, tho Dominion is feeling the impulse of a reawakened
Nalional spirit, and is enjoying the fruits or an era of marked expansion in
all lines of national endeavor.
The effect is everywhere .noticeable throughout, tho Dominion and the
Canadian people arc fortunate in that the facts of Canada's growth,-development, and potential wealth are being .investigated'by the Old World ���as never
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"Pedal Propelling" Boat
Refused To Function
Craft Is Useless and Trip Across
Atlantic  Has Been  Abandoned
Confessing that the idea of "pedal
propelling" across the Atlantic is a
failure;- Edward Tierney and Dick
Ilayniiin, of Lancashire, aro understood' to havo ������'definitely- abandoned
the plan to' make' such a crossing and
to be ready to' sell their strange craft.
Tiernoy tested the boat, called thc
"Carrie," in the harbor and was dismayed to find she refused lo function.
After repeated attempts lie said:
"The craft is useless. She bus a bad
list and leaks badly. The pedal propelling idea is a failure."
"Carrie" Is a 12-foot stool boat
built liko a submarine. She has a
beam of three feet and draws two
foot of water. Sho was designed to
obtain po-Tver mainly through tho
force of tho wind against a small
windmill which drives a screw propeller. In calm weather the-navigators''work to'-use muscle power to
drive the propeller by means or foot
or hand pedals. When ihe plans wero
mado. Tierney and Hapman said they
hoped to make the crossing in forty
d-ays. '.
Use This Liquid
To Pee! Off Corns
An amazing remedy���acts in a few
seconds and causes no pain. Tlie corn
shrivels up and loo'sens. Another application or two and the corn drops
out. Wonderful���yes it is���but that is
just how. Putnam's Corn Extractor
works. You cau buy Putnam's Corn
Extractor from many druggists. Get
your bottle today. Refuse a substitute for Putnam's.
Postpones South Pole Trip
Commander    Byrd   'Decides    Details
Can-Hot Be Arranged Tbis Year
" After careful consld.ration of tho
danger involved in a hasty preparation for his; expedition to tlie South
Polo. Commander -'Richard E. Byrd
has announced that thc undertaking
would be postponed until 1928. Previously,*, whilo in Paris, hc bad expressed the hoi'io thar. he could make
his start this fall.
It was explained that. Commander
Byrd expected to ���.-.encounter severe
'storms and conditions wliich would
make a mishap of any kind almost
surely  fatal.
by
Death Of J. Ogden Armour
s 	
Once   Controlled   a   Billion   Dollar  a
Year Business
J. Ogden Armour, who once controlled a billion dollar a year business
hut who liquidated his holdings Lo
such an extent that he had virtually
vanished from financial aud .commercial fields, died recently in London in
his Cltli yoar.
TIo was the former head of Armour
ami Company, 'packers, founded
his father, Philip D. Armour.
Mr. Armour's holdings had so' dwindled In recent >ears that in 1025 tho
federal revenue ollice showed his-income not taxable. Ilo at 0110 timo declined $lf.0,000,000 for hirf interest in
the packing company alone, aud was
known as tho largest owner of bank
slock in Chicago.
Ili.s interest i�� time of all classes
drew for him universal affection, and
lio scorned lo delight in his friendship with his employee's.
Falo playud its part In making and
unmaking tho Armour fortune. Deflation nt tho close of the civil war aided Philip D. Armour and at tlie closo
of the grent war gravely weakened
the financial power of his son, J.
Ogden.
The Chicago Herald and Examiner
said lhat although Mr. Armour" was
rated as the world's secoud richest
man, his- estate at his ddath was estimated at ?20,000.
"He was a financial casualty of the
war-and he took his punishment liko
a brave soldier," said tho newspaper.
Newest Military Aeroplane
Flying
Britain    Builds   the   Largest
Chip In the World
Britain's   newest     military
is a veritable battleship of
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personal visit;-, lo  this  country.  Canada  can realize>:'greatness  to  the full,
extent that, her citizens are prepared Lo strive for
in-lng to fruii ion.
and by service and effort
Groat
aeroplai-
thc air.
IL is fhe largest flying ship in the
world, one of the wings alo'ne being
almost large enough to provide a
landing place for a moth light aeroplane. The hull is of duraluminum
and stainless steel.
Christened the Iris Jl., the huge
Hying boat takes off from the water
at a speed of 50 knot:-). In her hull
arc ample living quarters and sleeping accommodations for a crew df five
Bunks can be folded up when not. in
use. The radio operator's "room is a
separate, noise-proof compartment.
The new droadnaught ot tho" skies
is equipped with large, fresh water
storage tanks and carries an electrical cooking apparatus in hei-, galley. She can remain in thc air 14
hours.'
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DESTROYS
Flies Mosquitoes Moths
Ants Bed Bugs Roaches
"Theyellow can
with tht black band"
Cougars Attack Sheep
Far.ner On Cortez Island Had Entire
Flock Wiped Out
Slicop owners on tho east coast of
Vancouver Island and adjacent
islands havo sufforod'hcavlly of late
from losses by' wild animals, ono
farmer 011 Cortez Island having had
his entire flock wiped out by cougars.
Cecil Smith, of Courtenay, paid a visit to the island and succeeded in killing three cougars, two of the big
cats being shot at night by the light
of a lamp. Two cougars were also'
killed by Mr. Smith on tho same island a short time previously. There
is a provincial bounty of $40 per head
on cougars. In tho Nanaimo and
Oyster River district bears are reported to have killed many sheep.    ,,
Held Breath Fourteen Minutes
Motor Casualties Increase
Daily Toll Of��� Accidents Has Become
Appalling
Notwithstanding all the Warnings
ancl regulations intended to ensure
(lie safety of thoso who use the roads,
the daily toll ot accidents is appalling
and life'total casualty roll 111usl.be
somelhing enormous.- The majority
of those accidents are preventable,
and Ihc worst feature abont. many of
them is that it is so often not the
vltlins who are to blame. The fool
driver could be excused more readily
if In: wcrc the only,person whoso life
he endangers, but frequently It Is llie
innocent parly who suffers most, when
the speed fiend Is abroad.
0
Hotel For Children Only
Berlin c'aims to havo the first, hotel for children only. This hotel was
erectefl by the city's juvenile welfare
organization in one of the quiet districts of Berlin. If accommodates
children sent to recreation places,
who have to make a stop-over in Berlin., The hotel has room for 350
youngsters.
Quota Law Is Needed
Immigration From Cer.tra! Europe To
Canada Should Be Limited
'Last May 23,000 immigrants were,
admitted.-to Canada. ; Only 8,40S were
British born. So nearly two-thirds of
tlie new settlers were of non-British
races. ��� ,��   "
What ii going to happen' to Canada if our Immigration Department
is allowed to continue that policy?
With the experience of the United
States before us,-we seem to be bent
on committing national suicide.
Tho greatest need of Canada is ti
quota law tliat will limit the flood of
Central Europeans,.... __nd encourage
the British and Nordic races to come
to this Dominion. ��� The Sentinel.
Toronto.
This Can Only be Bone by Keeping the. Blood Rich ancl Red
'   If you would regain your vigor and
ambition, keep your blood aud nerves
in  good ���'condition!-'Anaemia, or thin
blood lowers the vitality, starves the
nerves Wind causes   a    general   rundown;, condition.*'.-When  Lhc blood is
thin vthe   skin   loses  its  color,  the
shoulders droop an.f weight   is lost,
The victim 'of,anaemia loses appetite,
suffers from   indigestion,   headaches
and sleeplessness, and is nervous and
exhausted after slight exertion.      If
-y_o.a=ha.m^an>_^LJ.hesf_ symptoms do
not delay but, begin   treatment  now
with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and you
will be gratified with tho prompt improvement in .your'condition.   Among
Lhe thousands who have  found new
-heaUli through the uso of Ihis medicine is Mrs.Herbert Naglc, Ludlow,
N.B., who   says.���"I   had   not   been
feeling well'^for some time aud was
graduallypgrowingweaker.     I would
lake dizzy spells and often faint.    I
was- subject, to' severe headaches and
fouiid it hard to do my work.  J_ Look
doctor's medicine for some timq, but
it did me no good, and I was still
growing weaker,     ln this condition I
began the use of Dr. "Williams' Pink
i'ilis.-and in a short timc found they
were helping, me.     I  continued the
use of tiie pills for a while longer,
and found that the' trouble that had
bothered mc was.gono and J was once
moro a well woman."
Get Di7 Williams' Pink Pills at your
druggists's or write The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.,
and the pills will'be sent post paid at
HO cents a box.
Relieft From Asthma. Who can
describe the complete relief from suffering which follows the use of Dr.
J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy? Who
can express the feeling of joy that
comes when its soft and gentle'influence relieves the tightened, choking
air tubes- It has made asthmatic
aflliction. a Ihing of tho past for thousands. It never fails. Good druggists
everywhere have sold iL for years.
College   Man   At   Middleton,   Conn.,
Breaks  World's   Reco.rd
K. L. Gaylor, Jr.. of Cliftondale.
Mass., a member of the senior clas3
at Wesleyan, has broken the world's
record for breath-holding by establishing a time of 14 minutes 2 seconds.
The -previous mark was mado at
(lie University of California, in 191G.
when 10 minutes 20 seconds was recorded.
-> Gaylor accomplished his feat by
breathing excessively a short timo.
before holding his breath, to rid his
blood of much' of the carbon dioxide.
To prepare himself further ho con-
cludedi the process with three breaths
of oxygen, the last of whicli he held
for the record time.
Prof. TO. L. Schneider of Wesleyan
says the authenticity of the test can
not bo quostiolied, as a graphic record ot chest and diaphragm motion
over the entire period gave convincing evidence, that at no timc whilo
thu test was being' mado could air
have been taken into the lungs.
Death Of Noted Author
To Occupy Marlborough House
Prince   Of   Wales   To   Change    His
Residence On Return To
England
Th��   Princo of Wales .will change
his residence from    Vork l house    to
Marlborough  house almost   immediately on his return from Canada. The
work of reconditioning   Marlborough
house is now being accelerated so as
Lo have  thc   -place    ready -for   the
Prince as scion as possible.
lT~is scarcely cwiccaied" that his"
royal highness docs not altogether
relish changing from his compact
quarters at Vork house, whicli Is
within a stone's throw of Marlborough
house, 'but the latter has so many
associations wiih King Edward ATI.
in his day as heir-apparent that it
seems only fitting, now that King
Edward's gracious consort. Queen
Alexaudra, is no more, that this historic residence should he occupied by
the present heir to the throne.
Miller's Worm Powders   wero   devised to promptly    relieve    children
  who    suffer   from   the   ravages    of
! worms. Tt is a simple preparation lo
James  Oliver  Curwood   Was   Author  (iesir0y   stomachic and     intestinal
Of Stories Of Canadian North -worms without shock or injury to the
James Oliver Curwood,   author   o��.���ost sensitive system. Tliey actMho-
Blories  of the  Canadian North, and y^���d^���^>J^J^��
noted conservationist,    died    at   his
FALL and
WINTER
CATALOGUE
Open Season For Elks
Open season for elks, during ���which
a hunter may take one adult, male
animal, has been declared in Saskatchewan. Sixteen daysj from November 10 to November 30, inclusive, will
constitute the first open season which
has been allowed since 101S. The step
has been taken, according    to    the
jgame commissioner's report, because
oT the large increase, in the numbers
jof these animals   in   the   last   few
years.
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Broadway Sometimes Dank
Broadway, New York, is the darkest main street in tlie United- States
after two or three o'clock . in the
morning. After the commercial lights
in the elcciric signs and stores afe
put out New York's brightest highway is very dimly, lit. There are 1,-
243,58S' lamps along the'������'Great''White"
Way. '���.���������-   :" *:,*: ''���"'."'        ��� ii*. . '-'
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A young married woman who believed that scientific infant management coincided with lier own appearance upon earth called in the doctor
to see her baby, suffering from some
trivial ailment. He prescribed something simple. '
"But thai is such an old-fashioned
remedy, doctor!" protested the mother.
"Well, madam," replied the doctor
���'babies. ' are very old-fashioned
things."    ' -���     .
A Large Pipe Organ
Moro than'10,000 pipes, 375 sLops,
two consoles and a string orchestra
effect am-features of a large pipe Organ wliich a factory at St. I_ouis,
Mo., has contracted Lo build for St.
Patrick's Cathedral, Now York City,
for $13-1,000.
home at Owosso, Mich., after au illness resulting from streptococcus Infection wliich had confined him to his
bedi for one week.
Mr. Curwood was credited with'being ono of the foremost authorities
ou matters pertaining to the Canadian
North West, and every year since he
began his career as an ' aullior, in
t'JOS. he passed several months in
lhal territory frequently travelling
as far north as thc Arctic coast. He
-IS-said-lo_havoJ>een_lhcjonly_Ameiii
can ever employed by the Canadian
Government as an exploratory and
descriptive writer.
Curwoodi's love Cor the outdoors
motivated his life and his work as a
novelist, lie published 21 novels.
"The Courage of Captain Plum."
his first novel, was written in 1908,
after ho had spent reven years in
newspaper work.
Writing was in Curwood's blood.
On his father's side he was descended
from Captain Marrayat, the novelist,
lie was horn Juno 12. 187S, the son
of James Moran and Abigail (Griffin)
Curwoo'd.
some cases tliey may cause vomiting
that'is an indication of their powerlul
action and not of any nausealiug property.
Canada Mapped From Air
.Since 1921 when, aerial . photographic surveys were begun by tho
Topographical Survey of Lhe Department of Hie Interior, 25.G30 square
miles in Canada have beeu covered
by vertical pholgraphs and 127,7-10
square miles by oblique aerial photographs. *
 =-Cannot-Fill-Orders-i-������^_^_
Aviation in " America ' is' making
such rapid progress that there aro
more commercial aircraft plants than
automobile factories, and none is ablu
lo keep up with orders, says William
P. LlacCracken, assistant secretary
of commerce in charge of aviation.
For Corns and bunions use Minard's
Liniment.
Minard's Liniment for scaly scalp.
If your boss is not satisfactory,
just million it to him and perhaps
he will permit you to resign.
Its-Quality Sells It.���The faoi that
so many thousands of Intelligent
people continue fo uso Dr. Thomas'
Kcleclrie Oil speaks volumes for its
healing efficiency. Ever since it was
first introduced it has grown steadily
in public favor, owing entirely to its
manifold usefulness in relieying and
healing sickness. _As a specific for
cuts, burns, scalds, and various inflammatory pains its record is beyond
reproach.
Tapioca is a product of tapioca
flour, which comes from tlie root of
the cassava, a tropical plant similar
to o-nr sweet potato plsut. Most of our
supply is imported from Java.
A sensible man doesn't care if he
isn't good looking, he . knows- that
there are others.   .-'   W   .       ..;.w.-
Nine times: out of ten when the
unexpected, happens we bring ft on
ourselves.
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To Searcli For White Indians
    <_
Expedition Starts For Tropic Jungles
Of South America
Determined to find, propitiate and
photograph an.almost legendary tribe
or Avar-like white Indians said to have
been discovered twenly years ago' by
Caspar Whitney, the American explorer, iu the tropic jungles of- South
America, near the head waters of the
Orinoco River, Dr. Herbert Spencer
Dickey, ���F.B.G.S., with his. wife and
Harold Noice, a Pathe camera man,
sailed from Brooklyn on the Booth
liner Francis, to be gone five or six
months. The Francis will carry the
ekplorers as far as Para, another boat
taking thern to .Manaos, Brazil/ 1,000
miles up tho Amazon-River whence
thoy will go by pack train and canoe
toward their goals. About forty natives are to be engaged as guides and
carriers.
THB NEW rRENOH RBMBDV. WM
ZlTHERAPIONKol
lie. 1 far Bl��d<Ur Cfttarrh. Ha. a for Bioad ���
Em DluuM. Ho.SfOrCkronleVoaknaaita
I '��y iMdlal CHIMIITS. er return mill freo
.LWUKMtl.CcBmrme'kM.aW.lI.oaltf
Can Make Colored Films
Tiie newspaper Kobenhaven lias
announced that Carl Astrup, the Danish actor, and Yiggtf Jensen, an engineer, haye succeeded in perfecting
a practical process for tho production
. h Man of Rare
Professional Attainment]
The originator of Dr. Pierce's!
Golden Medical Discovery was the.j
late Ray V. Pierce, M.D. At first haf
practised .medicino in Western Penui
eylvania and his unusual ability andij
success were soon .recognized there;!
then ho moved to Buffalo, N. Y., andi
established tho World's Dispensar>]
whero his famous homo remedies!
havo ever since been made.
Each succeeding year the sale o-;
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discov j
ery has been greatly increased. Evi
dently people appreciate the fac f
that It increases the appetite, stimuj
lates the digestion, helps to enrlclj
the blood, clears the" skin of erui.'
tions and blemishes, and makes botl I
men and women feel as they diij
���when they were young. It contain ,
no harmful ingredient.
Ask your nearest druggist for Dot:
tor Pierce's Golden Medical Discovl
ery, in tablet or liquid form, or sen'j
of colored films and have sold the
right to a film company in the United '; io'cents'toY M^ package 'of Tal?
States. The paper says that the in-, lets to Dr. Pierce's branch Labo-J
ventors are to receive Jl-000.000 i *tory ^ Bridgeburg, Ont,
can
W^t-O"^!. ��� lUl I L*"������n �����**��-* �����
V2HE   GREENWOOD   LEDGE
f
m
Helps Business,Girls to Look Their B.est
The regular use of Cuticura Soap, assist
Cuticura Ointment when required, keeps
fresh and free from blemishes, the hair
live and glossy, and the hands soft and
smooth. , Cuticura Talcum is  fragrant :pjjej
and refreshing, an  ideal toilet powdjr.
Eutopic Each Fret by H&U. Addresn Canadian Depot:
"BttDhooco, Ltd., Montr.al." Price, Soap 25c OmLmont
2u and Mc. Tnlcmn 25c.
Cuticura Shaving Stick 25c.
Rights Of
Small Cars
"Super-Six" Coaches Should Not Be
Allowjd To Hog Road
Increasingly; of bile trucks, buses,
and "Super-Six',' coaohos aro crowding the swillcr motors off tlie highways. Tim drivers of the smaller
cars" insist on their right to "half-the-
road" at thoir peril. Their safety-first
'moves arc coming to bc taken for
granted  by tho  "big fellows,"  so if
.they fail to get out^of the way they
"just have to take what's coming to
them." ,      -   ���
It Is said tbat those who are thus
hoggishly crowded off the road fail
to report tho number of the car that
acquainted With Home City
Par-
Help To Fire Fighters
Valuable Aid Given Tos Foresters By
Weather Forecast
Advancing civilization ami settlement in a wooded counlry like Canada'increases the forest^iirc haza'rd,
but our fire fighters are over on the
alert to offset this by making-uso ot
Lhe discoveries of science���the' telephone, the radio aud tlio .aeroplane.
One of the latest-aids to be drawn
into service is the weather forecast,
says tiie Natural Resources bulletin.
Forest materials absorb moisture
from tho air wlicn' " the relative
humidity is high, "and' in turn give
off moisture to-the air, or dry out,
when the relative, humidify is low.
Forest fires- tend- to -die down at
night because the. lower night tem-
does it for  fear of-reprisals;'thus
really encouraging what    should    bo I I>oratlIr<3 raises tlio'relative humidity
penalized .and prevented.     This is a
mistaken policy.
, For each of the provincial highways there should bo" a ro'aclmaster
to whom all such and other delinquencies-should be reported, with
date and. names and addresses of witnesses. It should be the business of
suclM-oadmasters-to lay an information and secure" that offenders' were
summoned.
. If that sort of tiling ls tolerated it
will increase ami become worse. The
highways that are built and maintained at such a cost for rapid transit
must be kept safe for.all drivers. No
monopoly by "big-fellows" should bc
'tolerated.
-Old
. Meaning Has Changed
Originally
Term - "Scot Free"
Meant Tax Free
"Scot" is a very old wor.d Lhat ..'tood
for a toll -or- tax, and "scot and lot."
was an old expression used of a citizen of a town, or as wo should say, a
ratepayer, his "lot" moaning his allotment "br assessment and rhe "Scot"
any other levy in general rates and
taxes, solo speak.
. "Scot-free" first really meant tax-
free, but gradually.its sense got extended lo stand for any reckoning ori
price, so that the man who "gets off
scot-free" is the one who escapes
without paying the. pt-nalty or price.
Scot by itself, oddly enough, has
passed righL out of, our general talk,
and it is only -in" this particular
phrase..thai wo generally remember
it at all.
of the air to the point, where the for
est materials wiil begin to absorb
moisture,- ahd so have their inflam-
mability-'reduced., In the,same way,
when the relative humidity is high
enough during the day; the materials,
if wet, will not dry out, and, if dry,
may even absorb moisture' from the
air and become non-inflammable.
Wind, rain, and temperature all have
an effect on the moisturo content of
forest materials, but lhe relative humidity of the air is. the -greatest
single,factor governing their inflammability,
It will bo seen.from thb foregoing
tha (.-the weather has a very important bearing on forest protection. In
common with oilier modern organization*; charged with forest protection,
the Forest Service ,of the Department
of the Interior has been at work securing data,whereby'llie best, use can
bo" mado of these natural laws. Information is being gathered eovering-
not only each forest and each natural
division of "a forest, but also the effect pn die situation of topography,
season- of the year, and nature of forest cover and.-these-are being related
to one another and to other ractors.
The road is not a short one but already there aro indications of good
results.
Average ^ Londoner Only  Knows
'_    ��� ''jicular Part Where They
Reside    )     "
vv little   of    riondon    does
Londoner know intimately.      Usually
md  she  spend  iheir  live,-/ in   a
particular  part  ol   iho Metropolis to
which thoy grow arlanhcik     For you
it may be Hays water, i'or me llamp-
Thc lavcr of Mayfair is reluctant to move ""to ' Tiolgravia    and
.ijQlgravia   return.-*;    the   compliment.
SLreatham, eouhi never bo pursuaded
to like Iligiigato; (roisters Green cannot bear Kev,-. 1 know a woman novelist wlio was completely miserable and
professed herself    unable ' Lo   wrifo
when  she  left  Chelsea  for L'loonis-
bury, and she wont back to Ihe riverside al   the  earliest   possible  opportunity.^ Probably il  is lhe same in
other towii.s and cities.  buL  London,
on account of its immensity, lias developed fhe fooling to Iho Mast possible degree;.    Tlio" very size  of  London makes i( in ways intensely paro*
chial.
,,'Fhus it is that the average Londoner,' when  away  from -his  particular
neighborhood, and from, the quai-ier qf
town  that branches off from   Piccadilly   Circus   to   theatre-land.   "The
Par!*:." Westminster,   the,   Mall,    the
Strand, Oxford and Regent street;}, u
very much of a fish out of water. If
away  from  bus  routes  he does'not.
know how lo get to (hem -without Inquiring.    A  woman  who lias  passed
more than thirty*yours in London and
is far from being :i rechi3e, oonless-
ed herself completely at a loss when
it' came to finding her way from the
Foundling  Hospital   to  the  Regent's
Park end  of Baker street. Alter inquiring from several  people  (no policemen being available)..,and becoming muddled with directions lhat contradicted one another, she solved the
problem by taking a cab. livan taxi-
drivers  often  have   to  inquire  tlicir
way to parts of London thar lie somewhat away    from    their   .customary
track .---Liverpool Post and, iMcrcury-.
Best ot all Fly Killers���10c and
��>c per packet at all Druggists,
Grocers and General Stores.
International Road Maps
Map  Made For the  Benefit .Of Auto
Tourists Will Prove Valuable
In planning an automobile tour it is
advisable to first of all consult a m,J.p
that is sufliciently
World's Smallest Books
Twenty-Nine     Minute     Masterpieces
Exhibited At London Library
... What     is     probably   the   world's
smallest book was to be seen ia London recently.    ]t contains over forty
blank pages bound between embossed leather covers.    Four of its size
would not cover a penny, yet even-
detail  is perfect and  clearly visible
without the aid or a lens.   This miracle or the bookbinder's art was one
or twenty-nine such marvels exhibited at the London Library; th0 entire
collection could havo been contained
in an ordinary cigar box.
Among these minute  masterpieces
as  a 'copy  of "Galileo"  measuring
half inch by a quarter inch, which is
claimed   to  be  the -smallest  Italian
book sol from movable tvpe.     More
wonderful tstlll   was   a   handwritten
copy of the Koran found some timo
ago in Bagdad. Written in Indian ink
was
is the {deal sweet for chll*
circa and you, too.
It aids  appetite and
digestion, and satisfies
craving for
sweets.
comprehensive as  on faded paper, lhis book'Is octagonal
J::';-nn r;h�� .  lw��,.  "Uory within   In, shape, wJUl 0,Je of lts C,&JU ^
i^baoaihc tounug   distance   of   the I forming the back where  (ho leaves
sfartm
-   Daughter���"I've IpU John forever
Fai her���".Well, it will do bolh of
you good lo be away from each other
for a few days."
A drug called santonin, wliich has
the stranga effect of making a person sec yellow, lias been discovered
by a Scottish scientist.
.    Use Of"English Increasing'-
Bound To Become .World-Language
. in Course Of Time
In .1301 the number,of persons who
spoke English-.was only .20,500,000; by
1S90 it had grown lo 1.11,000,000;' today il is .179,000,000 and is rapidly increasing.'" Mqro'than len por cent, of
the  world's  population  u-*.��s  English
It's sometimes as'diiliculi. to be
right as it is_to~prove lho other,fellow wrong,
After Taking Lydi a E. Pinkham'*
Vegetable Compound Could Do>
..   All Her Work and Gained
in Weight
Melfort, Saskatchewan..��� "I had
Inward troubles, headaches and severe
"   ' fpains in my back
and sides. 1 was
so sick .generally
that .1 could hot
sit up. and I was
in bed most of the
time for eight
months. ��� An aunt
came to visit and
help, me as I was
unable to attend
to my baby ��� and
could not do my
 work.'   She told
me to try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound;and after taking two
bottles I could get up and dress myself: I also took Lydia E. Pinkham's
Blood Medicine. When I iirst took the
medicine  I only weighed  seventy-,
eight pounds.  Now I weigh twice as-
mueh. If I get out of sorts or weary
ancl can't sleep! always take another
bottle of the Vegetable Compound.
I find it wonderfully good for female   troubles,   and   have   recommended it to my 'neighbors.   I will
be only too glad to answer any letters
I receive asking about it" ��� Mrs.
Wiluam Ritchie, Box. 486, Melfort^
Saskatchewan. ������.���*������ O  .
as thcir only language
' I3y 1950, if nothing unforeseen occurs, English will bo used by twice
a.s many persons as any other- language and by the year 2,000 il. will be
Hie means of communication between
one quarter of the inhabitants of iho
globe, it has been figured.
More thaii thai, since . English, is
being (aught'in the schools'of almost
every civilized country, ii seems certain by that.time niore than half the
world's population will bo able to
read English. ��� Tliere can be hardly
any doubt but lhat, in course or time,
English is bound to become Lhe world
language.
Tho only European language apart
froni English wliich lias increased on
a grand scale is Russian, which is today used by 100,000,000 people. With
all due respect lo tho use and lxoau-
lies of tlie Russian language, it can
hardly ho said to be a serious'rival io
English.
, Chinese is still useiL by an immense number. The present population pf China is. supposed to be about'
���120,000,000. But CChinese is so cumbrous a language that e&uciited Ghin-
cse themselves admit that' it. cannot
possiibly survive. _ ____.
Tho only living language besides
English which is at present growing
with any rapidity is.Spanish.. Span-
iisluis the- principal language of
America from Mexico southward.
Most Powerful Projectile _.
Radium Gives Off Millions Of Rays a
Second At Incredible Speed
How the discovery of radium and
other .similar elements fliat spontaneously radiate rays and particles of
niaiter, has placed,in Jhe handsw of
physicians a powerful v weapon by
which Ihc truo'structure of tho ultimate (alorn lias beeii discovered,
formed Uie subject of a lecture by
Sir Ernosi. Rut herf ord,- given at thc
Royal Institution in Loudon. - '
This weapon is what has -' boon
named, the alpha p.irticlo, whicli radium shoots out millions of times
every second at a speed of 10,00ti
miles'a    second.    Such    tremendous
_'A- '
velocity makes tho alpha particle lhe
most powerful projectile known lo
science: compared with il. Ihu swiftest rifio bullet-is liio lei-iest sluggard.
point and also one that
shows the principal automobile highways, so that in.a general way a route
may be selected, and an itinerary
planned.
The international highway maps
published 1^ the Natural Resources
Intelligence Sen ice of the Department of the Interior at Otiawa, fill
thki need particularly and. In a very
practical fashion. The trunk highways of-the. northern Slates and of
Canada and their connecting, points
are clearly shown. This is -probably
lhc only map that so clearly show's
'���be relationship between the. highwav
���systems of the two countries anil
with such-an absence of unessential
detail. .Us usefulness to those who
may be planning a vacation or business lour in cither or both countries
will at once be apparent.
Four sheets in all are available as
follows:���Atlantic Sheet; Great Lakes
Shoot; Middle West Sheet; .Pacific
Sheet.
A general map of the whole international border    is
These sheets are supplied to any part
o'f the United, States or Canada without change upon application.
are joined. This curious manuscript
is perfectly legible despite the fact
thai a half-crown would cover it.
A Bible measuring olio and a half
inches square, -''Ud a volume of Dante
half inch smaller, seemed giants in
thifi Lilliputian library. A New
Testament about one-fifth of a,square
inch in area that was kept, like some
precious jewel, in a handsome plush
case, was so clearly printed that one
could read the title
Avithout difficulty.  Another, Bible
Plea For Co-Operation
in
red leather covers less than one inch
square, was fitted with'a tiny magnifying glass through -which one could,
admire the delicato work of the type
and illustrations.���Til Bits. ' ���
' Not Made In Canada
Death Penalty Is
'Price Of Prosperity
.Stop the Cough. ��� Coughing is
caused, by irritation in |i10 respiratory
paj^gesjaud_isj he_efforL_l o-dislod "
-     - -- go
obstructions' lhat. come from inflammation of I lie mucous membrane.
Treatment .with Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil will silly lho inflammation and
in consequence the cough will usually
stop.   Try it and you will be satisfied.
New Postage Stamp Issue
Further- Denominations  Of  Canadian
Historical Stamps Now
Available-
Three    further    denominations    of
Canadian historical   postage   stamps
havc been issued. Ou llie new iive-
cent stamp    appears    the    head - of
D'Arcy Mctleo.    It is colored purple.
The twelve-cent stamp, colored lighl
green,  bears ilie  heads of Sir John
Macdonald and Sir Wilfrid Laurier.
The new twenty-cent stamp which
Is carmine in color, lias tlie heads of
Baldwin and Laloiitahio,
Mentnwi Tribe Will Not Let Successful Men Live
Suporsocialisis who kill over-
wealthy members of their community
inst and of making speeches at. them,
and cultured cannibals who have an.
alphabet and write books, wero found
by Mrs. Violet Clifton, well known
explorer, in a lour of the Dutch Mast
I miles. . ���
' "In tho little..island ot" North
Pagch, off Sumatra," Mr.,. Ciiflon
said in au interview', "the Men law!
tribe exacts death as the price of too
much material success.   -     '
"A prosperous man may be silting
watching his pigs when he will be
seized from behind, bound, carried off
an! hanged. Ife slays fhcre nnljl_his_
executioners" Ihink he has time lo become a hostile spirit. Then they begin
oft'ering'sacrifices io pacify the new
ghost���one of a large number.
"I found literary cannibals in North
Sumatra. Tlie*- not   only   possess
wealth of  tribal  history but have
civilized alphabet  of If)  letters
Patriotic   Buttons   To   Commemorate
Confederation Ordered 'From
United States
A  Sunday School of    ihe    United
Church was very loyal lo Canada.
It had a celebration in honor of the
also    published, j GOlh .Anniversary of    Confederation,
and presented  a patriotic button .to
each scholar.    The -button was  emblematic of the Anniversary, and inside, it named the giver���that is tho
United Church.
Rut���There was a microscopic l��t-
tering ���- and it road, "Made in
U.S.A.!"
Aro tliere-not button manufacturers in Canada?
Could not. these buttons have been
"Made inHJ.inada?"
Can wo imagine a button made for
"Independence Day" across the line
bearing-���in small lype���the legend,
"Made in Canada?-'
Saskatchewan's  Minister Of Agricul-
���   ture Addresses Audience At
Hamilton
A plea for greater co-operation between, the East and the West featured
an address delivered by Hon. Charles
and    heading. I J!" ITtVl'T^ ��f Agricultu"��
����� - ���,.,     .   Iln   1h0   Saskatchewan   Government,
before members of the Canadian Club
al Hamilton.
Outlining the importance of agriculture in tho Western provinces and its
development of late, Mr. Hamilton
pointed out that other branches of
agriculture besides grain growing
were proving successful. The problem of the West, he said, Is to make
the land yield revenue enough to
mako it worth -while for boys ��#
girls to remain on the farms, instead
of going to the cities, where greater
comforts could be had,
a
a
and
ihey write books, iu a new language
resembling Sanskrit.- '
��� "Tliey eat peoplo . becauso t hey
believe thai the qualities of dead peoplo enter into those who devour them;
bul also, they confess, they like that
sort of diet, particularly relishing tlie
hands of their victims."
Joined In Welcome -
In referring lo lho visit* of Lhe
Princes and Premier Baldwin lo Canada, Lhe New York Times said editorially: "America join's cordially in
welcoming tliese Roval    and   distiri-
��� **���
guished. guests as they touch her borders. If they ha'd come one hundred
and fifty .yearg_agculheylniight-hhye-
dissuaded us Nfrom independence by
their reasonableness, their common
sense find charm."
'Be ye   kind   one   to   another."���
Ephesians iv. 32.
A kindly act is a kernel sown,
That will grow to a goodly tree,
Shedding  its -trull  when   time   has
flown   - ,.
Down Lhe gulf of eternity.        /"""
-���John Boyle O'Reilly. '
All worldly joys go less
To lhe one joy of doing kindnesses.
���George Herbert.
MISTAKES MOTHERS MAKE
OF LiTTLE ONES
Many mothers give their children
solid foods at loo earlv an age and
say proudly thai their babies "eat
everything that grown-up people do.".
Such a course is almost certain to
bring on. Indigestion and, lav the foundation of much ill-health for the little one.
New Egg Record
i A Barred Plymouth Hock, owned by
Lhe University of- Saskatchewan, has
established a new record for tlie ibrge,
Prairie Provinces, laying her 300th
egg in her pullel year of which there
Is still a mouth to go. The world's
record for trap-nested production is
held' by No. 6. an Agassiz, B.C. pullet, whirl) laid 351 eggs in 3f>5 days.
Minard's    Liniment
bruises.
for    cut's    and
Air.niotliers can put. away anxiety
regarding their suffering children
when Ihcy have Mother Graves' Worm
lOxteruiinalor to give relief. Its
effects are sure and lasting.
W.   N.   U.   ]C0-
Bore (listening to gramophone" record)���Awful good, one. that. What is
it?
Girl���"Show fie the Way to Go
Home."! hoped thai il would appeal
to yon.    '
Collecting New Stamps
. Visitors to Canada from the L'niiec',
States :iTeosnicl to be patronizing the
postoflices to obtain as souvenirs the
new.stamps printed _in commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee of the Confederation of Canada. Tlie set of six
ranges in value from 1 to 20.cents,
the latter being a special delivery
stamp depicting live stages of piail
transportation.
Where Daylight Saving Is Popular
. ln Kngland Ihey have .put up a
monument to William Willett, the
man who originated the idea of "daylight saving." There are a good
many communities .. in the United
Stales where it would be hard to
raise a dollar for such a purpose;
bul England is a land of. cities and
factory towns, and in such places daylight saving is and always will bo
popular.
Sold Tree-Chair For $4,000
John Krubsack, bent 1he twig���and
a comfortable chair sprang out of fhe
ground, By grafting aud bending the
limbs of 32 box older-,saplings Krubsack trained tho trees Id grow into
the form of a chair. II took .1.1 years
of patient effort, inn Krubsack sold
the "tree-chair" for ?-l/'00.
The  most  obstinate  corns  fall   fo
resist Holloway's Corn Remover. Try
Other mothers administer' harsh
nauseating purgatives which in reality irritable and injure the delicate
stomach and bowels and at the samo
tune cause lhe children to dread all
medicine.
Absolutely no meal .should be given
to a child until it reaches the age of
18 months, aul then only if approved
by the doctor. For- medicine, all
Strong, disagreeable oils and powders
should be abandoned and Baby's Own
^Tablets given -instead.
Uaby's Own Tablets are .especially
made for little ones. They are pleasant to take and can be given with
absolute -safety ro even the new-born
babe. They quickly banish constipation and indigestion, break up colds
and simple fevers and make the cutting of teeth easy.' They are sold by
medicine dealers or by mail at 27
cents a box from The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont
We heard of the sad case of ��
Scotsman wlio wa^ engaged to a
girl'who became so fat .that lie
wanted lo break off the^ongagement.
But the girl couldn't, get the ring ofl
so he had to marry her.
J?
a
It seems unfair to call a man an
ass. An' ass isn't ass enough to hate
you 'beacu.se your definition of morality isn't like his.   ���
Passenger liners ��� leaving ��� Montreal
for Liverpool are out of sight of land
but four days
" Plenty Of Cars
San Francisco's entire population
could go riding at once if an average
of a litlle less thap six persons were
carried in each of lho city's registered motor vehicles. San Francisco has
a motor vehicle registration of one
car to every 5.7 persons.
Landlady���"I think you had.'better
board elsewhere."
Boarder���"Yes, I ofltn had."
. ."Often had what?"
"Had better board elsewhere."
. A manjnay be justified in being a
fool fairly often, bill ho is not justified in' being fhe same sort of fool
more than'once.
��� Tn some parts of India sheep-arc
used as beasts of burden.
Sprained Ligaments
.Gentle. . massaging with Minard's will quickly relieve the
pain and stiffness.
Good Prices For Farm Lands
A record price for school lands in
Saskatchewan was made recently at
a sale held in Rosetown when Louis
Montreuil, farmer of that district,
paid ��76 an aero for a quarter section'
of land, whilo several other parcels
sold for ?60 per acre. In the 14 hours
of the sale 240 parcels were soH
Mothers Should Use
Minard's Liniment for burns.
Biscuit Factory For Calgary
| Addressing the'Calgary Board of
| Trade, Harvey Shaw, president of the
Independent Biscuit Co.. Ltd., stated
lhat tbe Calgary plant would bo in
operation in September and , would
have a payroll running'from $150,000
to ?200,000 a vear.-
mtmm
yEXT-xojr'y
'iZmii&yy
. The study of crime is to be carried out In a new college started hi
San Francisco. The principal degree
offered will be. that of "Consulting
Crimin0i0gl3L"'
When The Babies
Are Cutting Teeth
During the baby's teething time, in tlw
hot summer months, tho bowels become
loose and diarrhoea, dysentery, colic,
cramps and other bowel complaints
manifest themselves; the gums becomo
swollen, cankers form in the mouth, and
in many cases the child wastes to a
shadow, and very often tba termination
is fatal.
This is the time when tho mother
should use "Dr. Fowler's," and, per-
-haps, save tlfif baby's life.
It has been on the market for tha
oast 80 years: put up only by Tho T
llilburn Co., Limited, Toronto, Oat.
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Published every Thursday at
Greenwood, B.C.
G. W. A. SMITH
Editor and Proprietor
Game Board Meets
Sportsmen at Kelowna
(Continued from Front Page)
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.
Province Mourns
Loss of Premier Oliver
The Province of British Columbia
was deeply stirred when the news of
Premier John Oliver's death became
known on Thursday last. Although
the Premier's illness was acknowledged
hy imminent physicians to bc a fatal
malady yet to those who saw him but
a few months ago, apparently in good
health, it seems quite increditable
that "Honest John" will neither be
seen nor heard anymore.
His political record is one which may
well serve , as an example to coming
leaders. - He was an indefatigable
worker, a wise leader, a keen judge of
men and all through very proud'of
being a Fanner-Premier. He never
omitted an opportunity of instilling
pride in agriculture in others. He
firmly believed that a contented agricultural community meant prosperity.
He was Premier to the end, consulting his colleagues, even in the case of
today's by-election in New Westminster, i, He enjoyed the full confidence
of the people of British Columbia.
Joseph M. Schenck presents
hunters who are non-residents of the
province was argued out at some
length, and, in reply to those who
favored that idea, Mr Jackson pointed
out the economic value to B.C. of the
big game hunting .parties, who, spent
large sums of money in fitting out
their expeditions. Should the licence
fee be largely* increased, this would
have the effect of driving them away
to other hunting fields. His ideas
were endorsed by Mr. Spurrier.
Mr. Groves complimented thc game
administration on the improvement
made in the trapping regulations,
which, however, he considered could
bo much improved by the reduction of
the number of licences issued in each'
district. He suggested that when certain lines had been entirely depleted of
fur animals they should be closed for
a definite period. He also favored the
idea of wardens establishing food
caches in the hills in the fall so that
tliey could properly cover their districts in winter time.        <
A suggestion from the Greenwood
delegate "that Provincial constables on
whom the extra work developed in
connection with the new trapping
regulations, receive some remuneration in addition to their regular salaries .was supported by the meeting but
did not meet with the approval of the
Board members. -    ,
Matters relating to the earlier opening of the blue grouse season, trapping
of beaver and establishment of permanent game wardens were only
briefly discussed owing to the lateness
of the hour.
The New Ford Model
Detroit.���The new' Ford automobile
is now an accomplished fact, with
engineering problems affecting its
design, epuiqment and manufacture
fully solved," according to Edsel B.
Ford, president of the. Ford Motor
Company. He stated that the new car
will formally be introduced within the
next few weeks.
Mr. Ford said that the building and
testing of the first new cars was costing million of dollars, but that such a
procedure' was- necessary to offer a
proven and tested car. An average
speed of 50 miles aii hour is obtainable
in the new models, according to Mr.
Ford. He cited a recent test during
which one was driven 110 miles in two
hours 'and added that a speed of 65
- miles an hour had been obtained.
New York.-7-Concerns building machinery for the'Ford plant for manufacture of the' new model have been
told by representatives of the company
that the new car-will have a high-
compression engine which will operate
on ethyl gas and give 30 miles to the
gallon. The car will have gear shift,
four-wheel brakes, wire wheels and
radiator similar to that of the Lincoln.
Because of the length of tinie required to construct new machinery,
the plant will be able to get into full
production until;*about'the-first,of the
year. ���_."-.   ��� .*.
Premier MacLean
Advocates Publicity
Victoria.���"What British Columbia
needs is publicity," said Premier J."D.
MacLean Saturday evening after he
had assumed office. "I am strongly
of the opinion that a well directed
campaign of publicity would bring in
the 111911' and capital we need. The
'new government proposes to take this
in   hand   at   once,"   continued   Dr.
"MacEeaiTT"- . ���     "
"Another matter we have in mind is
utilisation; of. by-products arising from
exploitation of our natural resources.
The Ottawa administration has recently taken steps to encourage the activities of the National Bureau of Research along this line, and we hope to
work in conjunction with that body.
"In general we shall carry on along
the lines of the late government. Naturally we - shalMiaye proposals to announce as time goes on and as we
evolve our policies,"
"The policy of reduction taxation
may be mentioned. This has been steadily continued always having regard to
the necessity of balancing the budget."
Pioneers' Society Meeting
There will be a meeting of.. the
Kettle River and South Okanagan
Pioneers' Society to be held at-the
Grand Forks Hotel, Grand Forks; on
the evening of September 15th. The
business part of-the meeting will take
place at 6 o'clock and will be followed
by a dinner. All persons who were
residents ' of the province to end of
December,M899, are eligible for membership. Those desiring to attend
should communicate with Arthur
Roberts at Kettle Valley, B.C.
Greenwood and
District Hospital
The Directors of the above Hospital
very- thankfully acknowledge receipt of
the .following subscriptions:
Previously, acknowledged..... $3064.30
J. N. P. .C.         2.00
Total
$3066.30
A society woman called on a famous painter who, when necessity arose, could express himself with emphasis.        "     _[y'i  .'���"'-.
Her ceaseless chatter did not permit
him to get ajhvord edgeways.
''At length.a. pause to take.breath allowed him to say, -"We had boiled mutton and turnips ��� for * lunch today." :
"What a strange observation!" the
woman exclaimed.
"Well," he said, "it is as good as any-,
thing you have been saying for the last
two hours.
Midway News
The' Midway Church is being repainted.
The-Misses.Verna and Lucille Evans
are spending a vacation at Princeton,
the guest of their aunt.
Mrs. T. Roberts and children returned last Sunday froni- a pleasant,
holiday spent in Spokane.
.The Womens Institute will njoet on
Saturday, Sept. 3rd at 2 p.m. All
members make an effort to be present
please.
Members of the Womens Institute
are asked through this medium to
kindly donate cake and sandwiches for
the Dance on Labor Day, Sept. 5th.
Finish the holiday season by attending the Dance in the Farmer's Hall on
Labor Day, Monday, Sept. Sth. "Bush's
popular orchestra will supply the music
and the Women's Institute wiil cater
for the supper. Keep this date in
mind.
"The Duchess of Buffalo"
Prepared in portable kitchens under
the supervision of foreign culinary experts, a real Russian banquet, complete,
in- every detail, from non-alcoholic
vodka and quantities of caviar to rich
old-world pastries, recently-was served
to more than fifty people at the
Pickford-Fairbanks  Studios.
Tlie feast, which lasted all day, was
filmed as one of the scenes in
Constance Talmadge's new comedy
drama, "The Duchess of Buffalo,"
which was produced under the Joseph
M Schenck banner for First National
and will be shown-at the Greenwood
Theatre on Saturday, August 27th.
So's Your Old    Man
"I'm a father!" cried young Jones as
he burst into the office.
So's your old man," replied the boss.
"Get t% work."���Powell River Digester.
_ On Friday night Greenwood expe-
rienced one of the severest electrical storms of the. season.
A carload of machinery was shipped
on. Tuesday from the Jewell Mine to
to the Paradise mine, Windermere.
Rosalie: "Have you chosen any of
your bridesmaids yet?"      7 _.'-.*'"".',
May: "Yes, Fanny. Lyon."
Rosalie: "Why, I thought you hated
the sight* of her."     ���**;���        ���'-;*-
May:'"Well, you see, the bridesmaids
are to wear yellow, and you can-imagine how that will go with Fanny's complexion!" .���."'.'-���
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The Greenwood Ledge
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Representing the result of 14 years' consistent improvement, today's
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' caiv
t-In design and construction���in appearance, performance and all-
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GRAND  FORKS  GARAGE
JOHN Ii. MOOYBOER, Prop.
Goodrich and Dominion Tires.
'__s__s__iaa��a2saiax*iHHina_ai
Grand Forks, B.C.
Cleveland Bicycles.
A.-E. McDOUGALL
Contractor and Builder
Foreign and Domestic Monuments
Asbestos Products. Co. Hoofing        s
Lamatco Wallboard
SHOP AT GREENWOOD
Box 332 Grand Forks, B.C.
Something: new in lovc, romance
and adventure
SATURDAY,  AUGUST 2Uh
Commencing- al 8:15 p.m.
Adults'SOc.      Children 25c
COMING!     COMING!
Saturday, September 3rd
Harold Bell Wright's novel    -
"The Winning- of Barbara Worth"
WILLIAM IX. WOOD
���PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
GBKliNWOOD
APPLES
Come and pick them in your own
boxes.   From   50c.   Falls   25c.   Strawberries 10c a box. -*
T." A. Clark, Midway.
YOU SAVE $3.00
When you order a
Custom built or Fit Reform Suit
 at	
A. BIGGIN, Midway
/       Any timc during- August
Style.  ,   Fit.      Price Right.
IMPORTED   ENGLISH   WOOLLENS
$3.00  OFF REGULAR  PRICE
SALE CLOSES AUG. 31
NOTICE OF SALE OF CHATTELS
IN THE MATTER of the "Mechanics'
Lien Act."
-Whereas Arthur Mellor, of West-
bridge, B.C., is indebted to the under-
signed-in-the-sum-of-$86.50_for_work-
done and materials supplied in improving one Overland touring car, B.C.
license No. 14-157, and three months
have elapsed since the said sum ought
to have been paid, and default has
been made in;payment thereof, notice
is. hereby-given that on Saturday the
27th day of.August, 1927, at the hour
of 2 o'clock in the afternoon at the
Riverside Garage, Rock Creek, B. C.,'
the said Overland touring car'will be
sold by public auction.
WW.. O'DONNELL.
CARD OF THANKS
..On behalf of Excelsior Lodge, No. 7,
1^0.0.F.,������������'I am instructed to thank
Gateway Lodge, " No. 45, I. O. O. F.,
Grand Forks, and all others who so
kindly assisted in the recovery and
burial of our late Bro. Theo. Witte,
for kind expressions of sympathy ancl
floral offerings accept sincerest thanks.
-.���������' '.7.-7. R.   MARSHALL,
-Rec.-Sec.
,i wmiwximmmu'im uass
Summer Excursion Fares
TO EASTERN DESTINATIONS
ON SALE DAILY, MAY 22 TO SEPT. 15-RETURN LIMIT OCT.   31
COLONY
SEND  YOUR
BOOTS and SHOES
To
Harry Armson, Grand Forks
.Iho 20th Century Shoe Repairer
AVinnipeg ..$ 75.00
Toronto..'..  11S.05
Hamilton  IIS. 03
London .-  118.05
Quebec 14(3.10
St. John  152.20
St. Paul '.     75.(30
Minneapolis.'        75.(30
Duluth     75.(30
Fort William $ 00.00
Niagara Falls  124.02
Otiawa ., 132.25
Montreal  137.05
Moncton   152.20
Halifax 157.75
Chicago     OO.'iO
New York. __! 151.70
Boston *���_ 157.76
MANY ADDITIONAL DESTINATIONS
ASK FOR RATES FROM AND TO ANY POINT
Route via Main Line or via Soo Line, through Winnipeg or Portal
to St. Paul, 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 Agent or Write for Details
*. -
J. S. CARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson
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 the scope of an average lifetime.
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 is obvious
All work and material guaranteed
We pay postage one way.   Terms cash.
OF
LANDACT AINDDTS
revent Forest Fires
You Can Help
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BEITISH COLUMBIA FOEEST .SERVICE
Sometimes the informality
of the spoken word
is more effective
than a letter
"Long Distance, please'.'
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY
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The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada: Limited
Office, Smelting and Refining Department . *
TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA    - -
SMELTERS and REFINERS
Purchasers of Cold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores'
Producers, of Gold, Silver, Copper, Pig Lead and Zinc
"TADANAC"  BRAND
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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 improvement for agricultural purposes.
Full information concerning relations regarding pre-emptions ��� is given
in Bulletin No. L Land Series, ."How
to Pre-empt Land," copies of which
can be 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 pur- ���
poses, and which is not timberland,
i.e., carrying over 8,000 board feet per
acre west of the Qoast 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, ih
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 $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at "least Ave
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 ag-'
ricultural purposes; minimum price for
first-class (arable) land is $5 per
aore. 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, conditional upon a dwelling being erected
in the first year, title being obtainable
after residence. and_improvement cono
ditions are fulfilled, and land-has'been
surveyed.
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 crazing districts and the
range administered under a Grazing
Commissioner. Annual grazing permits 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   COLU
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-
^vS^^lSS^&J&^S^Sum Mmerals: $50,175'407: making ,
.;.    Aggregate Value of $988,108,470       ,    ,-
Production for the year ending December, 1926, $67,188,842
. The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any colony in the British Empire. ��� .
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers-for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, the security of which is guaranteed- by "
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.���Practicallv all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been
done are described in some one of the -Annual Reports of the Minister o'f Mines.  Those  considering
mining investments should refer to such reports.  They are available without charge on application   -
t? the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C.  Reports of the Geological   Survey   of   Canada,   Which ���
Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information.
���Reports covering each of the Six Mineral Survey Districts are published separately, and are avail- -
able on application.

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