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GREENWOOD, B.C;, THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1926
No. 1
LARGE  LINE OF
McLary's Blue Kitchen Ware
Tea Sets, Cups and Saucers, fancy and plain
Trunks, Suitcases, Handbags   .
Golf Clubs, Balls an9 Bags, Tennis Balls
Preserving
Apricots
Arriving
Order Now.      The Season is Always Short.
,Fpr quality and value order from
Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
L'adies and Cents
' Furnishings
Millinery
Ladies Dresses
MRS. ELLEN TROUNSON
Reel Estate & Insurance
Fire, Accident & Sickness. Life,
Automobile-Bonds, Burglary, &c
1 X
"  Auctioneer
Houses for Rent or Sale
.Call at the Office of
CHARLES KING
GREENWOOD, B.C.    '
\    Agents for, '
Imperial Oil, Limited
.   Premier Gas.
by the Barrel 31c.
TAYLOR & SON
, Phone 17
JLL
COOL OFF ,
with one of those refreshing "
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Ice Cream Sundaes and Sodas
 AT	
We'would like to call your attention tc
the fact that our
REPAIR DEPARTMENT 0
is always in a position to give you the;
f'  ' l)est there is in
Service and Workmanship
If you have hadjdiffi'cj'lty in getting
3'pur'watch to keep time bring it to iu
and we will make it right      "
We handle a^good line of Glasses
v     , A. A. WHITE
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Watchmaker and Jeweler ���_'
F. J/White, Manager
Announcement
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, AUGUSJT 7th
Commencing at 8.15 p.m.
Mihon Sills
in The
Making of O'Malley
Milton Sills as a member of
New York's finest���a big,
he-man cop who meets ad-'
venture at every turn���who   '
fights, and lives, ancl loves *
'    -,  ���and all for .your delight
It's a'picture that won him stardom!
also
Buy a Kodak for your vacation.
Film, Supplies, Etc.  ,
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Let us-Quote you on
mery
Agents for the'
JOhIN DEERE Line of farm and Tillage Goods
BROWN'S STORES
MIDWAY AND
ROCK CREEK
_V'Ltlll>_^UJl^.__^^MW.TW_T��V__MIUIW^_rK.T
Lloyd Hamilton in
"My Friend"
Adults SOc
Children 25c.
We have
Reduced Our Prices on all
30x3 1-2 and 29x4.40
Tires and Tubes
We have a complete stock ancl are well
able to take care of vour wants
INDEPENDENT MEAT MARKET
We carry only the best stock procttrable..in
Beef,��Veal, Dork,.Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc.
A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE YOU ^
MEYER* & CO-
Better a dead Camp Fire than.a Dead Forest
^WUXIgJBJHJU^Lil. !..._>___��__��
The Consolidated lining'& -Smelting Co:
of Canada,^Limited
Office, Smelting- and Refining^Bepartment N_
nTRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS, and REFINERS
McMynn's Store
1 General'Merchandise
Midway, B.C.
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Producers, of Gold, Silver, Copper, Pig Lead and Zinc
"TADANAC"  BRAND
The United Church of Canada
Rev. Andrew Walker, B.A.
Minister in charge, Greenwood
Sunday, August Sth
/     Bridesville 11 a.m. ���
'   Myncaster 2 p.m.
Midway 4 p. m.
Greenwood 7:30 p.m.'
Dodd's Barber Shop
and Billiard Hall
Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobacco,
Soft Drinks & Confectionery
Open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The place to get
Free Air arid Water
is at
BILL O'DOININELL'S
Rock Creek . ,
Also carry
.Gas, Oil, Tires, Patches, Vulcanizers, &c
Joe Price has returned from a"
couple of weeks stay in Trail.
��� Reggie and Kenneth Skilton
spent the week-end in Spokane.
���   Mrs. H. Hartley left on Wednesday for a visit to Vancouver.
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Miss Mildred McLaren left on
Saturday for Spokane where she
will reside.
Sylvester McDonald of Boundary Falls/ has left for the harvest
fields on the prairie.
Miss.S. Hill returned 'on Satur:
day from a month's holiday>at her
home-in White Rock..
L. B. Martin, of Calgary, Alta.,
is spending a few' days - at the
Cedar. Glen Fur Farm. s
Mrs. A. Sater left on Wednesday for Nelson, where she-will
visit Mrs."Ben Salmonson.
"F. Welstead, of Nicholson
Creek, was a caller at The Greenwood Ledge office on Tuesday.
' Mrs. Fred Johnson and son,
Ernest, left on Thursday morning
last on a visit to friends in. Vancouver.
Mrs. L. Bawtinheimer left on
Wednesday evening by motor for
a holiday at her home in Armstrong.
Miss Renie Skilton and Roland
Skilton arrived in town on Saturday from a visit to ffiends in
Spokane>s
t
Miss Ruby Goodeve and Miss
Silvia Price have returned from a
few days- visit with friends" in
Spokane.
.M-rs.-G. B. Taylor, returned on
Sundaiy - from a weed's visit with
Mrs. , G. R. Inglis at' the Bell
mine, Beaverdell.
A fire, started in Bomhini's field
on Sunday and was put out by E.'
Lund of the forest service, before
any damage was done.
Miss R. Fernstrom of Nicholson creek, and Mrs; Robinson, of
Vancouver, are the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. L. Portmann.
Malcolm Morrison,.'the genial
night clerk of the Winnipeg Hotel,
Grand Forks,   was in .town  on
Eridayilast Malcolm-is-a-great
booster for this district.
Householders are asked to conserve water as much as possible
Lynn creek is practically dry and
the flow of water in Twin creek
and Providence creek is very low.
The many friends of, Mrs.. R.
Forshaw will be glad to learn that
she successfully underwent an
operation for goitre in the Vancouver General Hospital on Mori-
day.       --���"'   ���
H. T. Newmarch, manager of
the Bank of Commerce, left this
morning by motor for a two
weeks holiday in Vancouver.
D. G. Lauder, of Vancouver is
relieving Mr. Newmarch.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Lee returned
on Saturday from a few days
visit with Miss Georgina Lee at
Vernon. They were accompanied
on the motor, trip by Mrs. Chas.
Nichols and daughter, Gladys.
John Casselman, of Boundary
Falls, received the sa'd news of the
death pf his mother, Mrs.- E. M.
Casselman, at Williamsburg, Ont.,
on Aug. 5th. The deceased lady
leaves six sons and lour daughters
to mourn her loss.
^ Mr. and Mrs. A._ Legault arrived home -last night after a
week's motor trip to Portland and
Seattle. " They were accompanied
as far as Reedspor, Ore., by the
latter.'s motrler,.Mrs. Agnew,_who
has beenvisi ting here "for several
months. "
Mrs. Jas. Kerr and family have
taken up residence in Penticton,
where Mr. "Kerr is deputy provincial assessor, he having moved
there last fall. Mrs. Kerr was
was_a very energetic worker in
the United Church, Ladies Aid
and Ladies Hospital Auxiliary
and. in her departure Greenwood/has lost a very valuable
citizen.  -
Six years ago the publisher of
this paper leased the building and
plant which had long been used
for the production of "The Ledge"
from the late s Col. R. T. Lowery
the founder bf that paper. The
lease was renewed from year to
year with the former proprietor's
heirs until on the 6th' of June
last the building and plant were
destroyed by fire. We, however,
continued to publish "The Ledge"
until the lease expired at the end
of July.
/The JiehVof tlie- former proprietor'not'seeing their way to
renew, the plant, the publisher of
this papeivacquired new premises
and plant of his own, and beginning with this issue proposes to
publish
THE GREENWOOD LEDGE
as his own undertaking.
The management ventures to
hope that the public of Greenwood ancl district will continue to
extend to the new GREENWOOD
LEDGE the same patronage and
support, which made the publication of the old Ledge possible for
so many years.
Midway News       {
To have or not to have; that is
the question���Aug. 21st.
The Midway custom's office is
js charge of J. A^ Smiley, while
R. D. Kerr is on his vacation.
Chas. Thompson and Scotty
Fawns left this week to work in
the harvest fields of the northwest.
Beaverdell Briefs'
��� All the available men in Midway and vicinity have been called
on to fight the fires in various
parts of this districjj.
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,It has been some time ��� since a
string of pack horses have .been
seen on the streets, but this week
George Guise took.a number of
them up Boundary creek, to carry
the outfit'for a gang of fire fighters, to the head waters of that
stream.
The Farmers Institute, Midway, will hold their next meeting
on Saturday, Aug. 7th. There
will be special addresses by practical men on fur farming. Mr.
Martin, one of the speakers, is
an experienced fur man and will
give some pointers that will help
the farmer out of his present
day trouble���dry seasons. Every
member is requested to attend,
and bring their friends.
Death of N.-J. Anderson
Mrs. B. L. Clothier, of Victoria,
is spending a few weeks visiting
in camp.
B. E. Taylor, supt: of the
Revenge mine, is on a business
trip to Nelson.
E. Nordman, of the Sally mine?
motored to Nelson on Friday, to.'
be gone-about a week.   He was
accompanied ^by   his  daughter,
Esther. '    -
Mrs. Ted Clarke and Miss Elsa
Olson, of Greenwood, leave on
Saturday for a motor trip to
Spokane, Portland and other
points."
,. All the mine owners are happy
thele days���everybody has ore.
Bell, Sally, Bounty, Revenge,
Tiger, Wellington and some of the
smaller claims are showing up in
great shape..
Rev. A. Walker, of Greenwood,,
held Service in "the school house'
on Sunday and. was well pleased
with the'crowd that turned out
to hear him. ��� Rev. Walker will
be here every second Sunday and
hopes to see everyone in the community out next time.   <?
People of the Beaverdell district
have had it pointed out to them
very plainly this last week just
what a boost it would be to them
to have the road on thru to
Kelowna. Six different cars
came up this road last week, all
of them tourists, only to find ���
when they got here that they had
to"turn around and"'go"back to
Rock Creek, before they could get
to Penticton. Three car loads-
were all the way from Chicago
and it meant -that they had come
some 75 miles'- out of their way.
if we get only three or four miles
of this road built every--provincial
election it means' that in 25 years
or so we-may plan on a through
trip to Kelowna.
Nels John Anderson, a highly
respected resident of Boundary
Falls, died in the Greenwood and
District Hospital pn Monday
afternoon, Aug. 2nd,' after a brief
illness.
The late Mr. Anderson was
born in Sweden 69 years ago,
coining to Phoenix with his family
in 1909, he worked in the mines
until 1913 when he moved to
Boundary Falls having acquired
some land he took up farming.
He is survived by his widow,
three daughters, Mrs S. Bombini,
Mrs. W. Johnson ancl Miss Hulda
Anderson; two sons, Victor, of
Kimberley, ancl Anund, who is" ill
in the District Hospi tal. To them
the sincerest sympathy of all is
extended.
The funeral was held this afternoon, services being conducted in
Gulley's Undertaking Parlors and
at the graveside 'in' the local
'cemetery, -Rev. A'. Walker officiating. There was a large gathering of friends and many beautiful
floral designs were received.
Kettle Valley Notes
^ Mrs. F. C. Buckless, of West-
bridge, leaves on Monday 'to visit
her daughter, Mrs. F. Landers, at
Allenby.
Mrs. W. H. Martin, of Trail,
motored with friends to Kettle
Valley on Saturday and is visiting
herjnother,^Mrs.-I.-V.-Shillcock.-
L. Portmann has returned to
his home in Greenwood after
several weeks stay at the Portmann ranch on Nicholson creek.
. Miss Verna Joan Lander arrived
in Allenby, B.C., on Wednesday,
July  28th.     She> weighs   eight
pounds and is enjoying her new ���
home very much.
Oro to be Worked
Operations will commence in a
few days at the Oro near the No.
7 mine. Clement Vacher, a well
known mining man,, is in charge.
Living quarters are now being
erected and supplies are on tlie
ground. P. Casorso,- of Kelowna,
who is interested in this property,
wgs in town on Tuesday.
i Mrs. "Albert Legault, of Farn-
ham, Que., and Miss Albina
Legault, of Smith Falls, Ont., who
have been visiting Mr. and Mrs.
A. Legault left for San Francisco
last week. -They travelled as far
as Portland by motor with Mr.
and Mrs." Legault.'
. Dr. Percy Abbott, Dr. Gordon
McLaren and.Dr. Colin McLaren
left last \Veek for Vancouver enroute to Bayside, Cal., after a ten
weeks visit in this section. During their stay they were the
guests of Drs. McLarens-1 parents,
Mr. and Mrs. D., McLaren at
Deadwood.
Three-Cornered
Fight in Yale
. Yale will have a three-cornered.
fight in the Dominion, election
campaign. F. B. -Cossitt, ' of.
Vernon, is in the field for" the
Liberals, Grote Stirling, the sitting member, is the Conservative
candidate, and Col. Edgett will
be an independent candidate.
Greenwood and
District Hospital .
The board of managers very thankfully acknowledge receipt of the following subscriptions. Anyone wishing' -
to subscribe, kindly call at the oflice,
or mail to Chas. King, Sec.-Treas.,
when receipts Avill be given and
amounts acknowledged in the current
issue of The Greenwood Ledge.
Previottsl}' acknowledged $2266.50
Hon. "Wm. Sloan   -      -      -     .  20.00
J. N.- Paton    ' -      - -        2.00
Totals.
S2288.50 ".tHE   ftSEENWOOD. LEDC.S.
WORLD HAPPENINGS
BRIEFLY TOLD
The man In Reading,' England,
whose radio loud speaker can be heard
by his neighbor will be liable to a fine
of $25.00. ,.
Captain Postelni.cu, a Rumanian officer, faces trial by a special court
martial because he slapped William S.
Culbertson, American minister* to
Rumania.
Samuel Scott, a pioneer of the west
who for many years was associated
with the agricultural interests of the
country and was a prominent member
of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange, is
dead.
Ratepayers of Vancouver will vote
Bouie time next October on tho $3,000,-
000 bylaw for carrying out the proposed civic centre schema. The greater part of the money will bo required
for expropriation .of private property.
Two noted Canadians who had been
already appointed privy councillors,
have' been sworn in at the privy council held by His Majesty. Thoy "wore.
Hon. Francis Anglin, chief justice of
Canada and Rt. Hon. George Perry
Graham.
. Dick   Quillquimston,   reputed to be
104 years of age, and the oldest Indian
. In British Columbia, died suddenly at
his home on the Esquimalt reserve.
Robert Alexander Baker, well-known
advertising man and president of the
Baker Advertising Agency, Toronto, is
dead.
Twenty-nine persons are dead ana
four are blind from poison liquor In-
Buffalo and nearby New York and
Eastern Canadian cities. Thirteen
of the dead are from Buffalo. Three
more died at Lockport. The other
thirteen died in cities on the Ontario
peninsula.
An increase, of- $13,114,31169 or
290.99 per cent, in the net earnings for
the first six months of -1926 as' compared with the same period of last
year is shown in the financial statement of the .Canadian National Railways for the period January 1. to'June
SO,1926.
���Recent dismissal of colored waiters
froin the* Canadian National Railways
dining car service was the subject "of
a protest at a meeting held in Toronto
under the joint auspices of the United
Negro Improvement Association and
the Canadian League for the Advance-'
ment of Colored People.
60,000 Harvesters Wanted
Army of Harvesters Required to
Garner the  Crop  on   Prairies
It ls estimated that about 60,000
extra men will be required to garner
the harvest in Western Canada this
���summer. , This army of harvesters
will be drawn from the provinces oi'
Eastern. Canada, British Columbia and
the United States. It is understood
that Saskatchewan vHll need 35,000
men; Manitoba, between 8,000 and
9,000 and Alberta about 12,000.
From points both. east, and w.est beyond the three prairie   provinces   of
""Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,
specially low railway'rates' will ,be
available to certain central points ln
Western Canada for those going to
work in the harvest fields. Return
tickets will be issued at reduced rates
to harvest hands providing they have
worked at least a month on farms in
Western Canada.
Was  Original Peter Pan '"
The Boy Who Never Grew Up  Now
Best Man at Wedding
.,  "Peter -Pan,"   the boy who never
grew up, played quite a grown-up part
in the world recently.
Peter Llewelyn Davis, the original
of Sir James Barrle's Peter, acted as
best man at his brother's wedding In
Kent, England. Sir James also at>
tended ihe cereriiony.
"Peter Pan's" brother, is . Nicholas
Llewelyn Davies. He was married
to the Honorable Mary James, (laughter of Lady Nortlibourne. He Is one
of Sir James' wards.
The big -Medicine Hat plant of the
Canadian Western Steel Corporation,
which has been idle for some years,
has been .purchased'., by the,,United
States Horseshoe Manufacturing Company, of Erie,; Pennsylvania." 'The
latter is also negotiating 'for the ���purchase of Redcliffe Rolling Mills; the
equipment, of. which would be moved
to Medicine .Hat to enlarge the local
plant for iron-rolling process.
Many Hospital  Beds
���A hospital census of Canada reveals
the fact that there are 28,076 hospital
beds in the Dominion. Of this total
6.079 beds are available for maternity
patients. The census also 'shows that
there were 38,634 births in hospital In
Canada in 1925.
The man who poses as a lion In so-
dety Ib Usually a bear at home.
W.   N. U   1640
Gandhi Would Reform India
Tells What Measures He Would Take
If He Were Emperor
"If I were Emperor of India,"
Mahatma Gandhi, the great Indian
Nationalist idol, states, "I would prohibit the Importation of intoxicating
liquois and close down every distil-
leiy; I would summon ihe representatives of both Hindus and Moslems,
search their pockets and depiive them
of all eatables and weapons, and then
lock them together in one room and
open It only after they had settled
(heir quarrels.
"I would lxtend tho hand of fellowship to the whole world, irrespective
of caste, color or creed; I would disband llie entire army of occupation in
India, retaining only enough police to
protect the citizens; I would guarantee full protection to every European
as well as all honest European enter:
prises; I would guarantee protection
lo all forms of religious worship, except that wliich is repugnant to the
moial sense of mankind; I'would not
bi-ibe ihe h-omler hibes as tliey aie
now being bribed, but would cultivate
their friendship, and I would Impose
a prohibitive tariff on all foreign
cloth."
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Hearts Of < Oak
British People Never Stood Higher In
Respect and Confidence of the
World
The British as a political people never yet stood higher in ihe respect audi
confidence of the world. If they were
not steady as a rock through the thousand troubles ciowding upon them ln
homo and foreign and impeiial afiairs,
there would be no hope of stability In
Europe, and none of avoiding anarchy
in Asia. In tliat sense we are the
keystone of a ponderous aich, and if
we fell the whole wide structure cf the
old woild would crash. In the eighth
year the Armistice we are still holding
firm, despite anxieties, disappointments, cries, not even coming one at a
time, but often besetting us from all
quaiters together in a way that might
have worn out the heart and fibre of a
less solid breed.���J. L. Garvin, in London Obseiver.
Survey Of Unoccupied Land
Manitoba Government Taking Agricultural Survey of the Province '
The -��Manitoba Government has
commenced an agricultural survey of
unoccupied lands., in ,the province
which when completed will provide
the incoming settler with all available
information on such lands. A total
of 2,171 homesteads have been taken
up in Western Canada this year. In
addition 657 families consisting of
3,133 persons have come to tlie western provinces under the government
settlement scheme. Tho Canada Colonization Association has placed 643
families on 350,555 acres of land in
the past year. All 'post-war immigration iccords were broken recently
when 1,681 immigrants passed through
Winnipeg in forty-eight hours.
OUR CROSSWORD PUZZLE
To Manufacture Automobiles
Manitoba Dairy Industry
Growth. In Recent Years Has Been
Phenomenal
The growth of the dairy industry in
Manitoba waj* recently summed up by
L. A. Gibson, dairy commissioner for
tlie province. In" 1912, according to
his statement, between 50 and 60 carloads of butter were shipped into
Manitoba from Ontario and Quebec.
In 1913 imports were 35 carloads and
In 1914, 20 carloads. In 1915 Manitoba pioduced en'ough butter to meet
market requirements and also shipped
out of the province 50 carloads. This
has been increasing, each'year until
In 1925 the province the province had
exported 325 carloads valued at 2,-
500,000.
Activity In Building
Encouraging State of-Conditions in^
Canada Generally
Building was never more active in
Winnipeg than it ls at present. For
the first six months of this year the
total value of the building permits
was $8,300,000 compared with a total
of $2,412,940 for the similar period in
1925.
This activity in building in Winnipeg and also In many other places
throughout Canada is indicative of the
encouraging state of conditions generally in the Dominion. With the
prospects for another good grain har-
.vest this year, fiiriiieis and business
men in Canada are feeling optimistic.
Women Enter Legal Profession
Six more women liave been called to
the bar In London,-indicating lhat an
increasing number of them are taking
up the legal profession as a means of
livelihood Among the latest to don
tlie wig and gown of the English
bar are the Hon. Ruth Buckley, daughter of Lord Wrenbury, a loid of the
appeal, and Miss Beng Hong Lira, of
Penang, Straits Settlements. Miss
Beng is the second Oriental woman to
be called to the bar. Her brojher,
Kayi Seng Lim, also has been admitted to the practice.
��� . British   Use   Dollar Sign
Dollar signs on goods have appeared
for the first time in the shopping districts of London-frequented by American tourists. The marks, quite evidently, are London made, as they aro
very much of the perpendicular variety, and lack the, original Yankee
twist.     ��� >)
. Caracul lambs are killed when they
are only a few days old, .before the
curl of their fur loosens, In order to
produce Persian lamb and Astrakhan
furs.
Pullman porters measure time the
same way that amateur anglers fish���
(from tip to tltt
A  Sports  Frock  of  Practical   Design
Fashion tells us that spoits frocks
havo assumed a predominant place in
thc wardrobe, their simple and practical lines fittings in perfectly "with tho
requirements of our active, everyday
lives. The discriminating" woman
might well choose the two-pie.ee model
pictured here lor its simple becoming
lines. The blouse slips on over the
head, and has a plain collar to be worn
high or low Tliere are a few gainers at each side over the hips, and tlie
long set-in sleeves are finished, witn
tailored cuffs A tie of polka-dot
crepe is worn under the collar, the
loose ends passing througli two bound
buttonholes. The bodice top skirt
has a cluster of plaits in the centre
front, the back being plain. Tlie
blouse'No. 103S is In sizes 34, 36, 38,
40 and 42 inches bust. Size 36 requires 2% vards 27-inch boidered- material as illustrated. The skirt, No
1194 is in sizes 26, 28, 30, 32 and 34
inches waist Size 2S wails requires
2 yank 27-inch^ bordered material to
match 1)louso. with % yard lining for
bodice top. Price 20 cents each pattern.  ,
Our Fashion Book, illustrating the
newest and most praciical styles, will
be of interest to every home dressmaker. Price of the book 10 cents the
copy."
How To Order Patterns
Address���Winnipeg Newspaper Union,
175 McDermot Ave..  Winnipeg
Engineering Firms in Australia
Endeavor to  Establish  Industry
Four large engineering and electrical
equipment manufacturing firms In New
South Wales are planning to form a
company capitalized/at ��1,000,000," to
produce Australian-made motor cars.
They intend to build a six-cylinder
l>pe car suited for Australian conditions, and apply in its manufacture the
mass production system. Representatives of these firms have approached thc-Australian Government with the
suggestion of a' subsidy to aid 'the ne"W
industry. The minister of trade and
customs promised that any reasonable
recommendations would be sympathetically considered by the cabinet.-.
Australia is the largest importer of
U. S. automobiles.
Pattern No..��.��.._..
.Size.
Frenchman Invents
v.    Bicycle That Flies
Machine Can Bs Transformed Into a
Small Monoplane
A young French mechanic in a factory at Dijon has just invented a
bicycle tha*t flies.
According to a report received in
Paris the Frenchman had been working on his invention several years
and has finally completed successful
tests. The bicycle can immediately
be transformed into a small* monoplane and fly to a height of 150 -feet.
Trials were conducted without mishap
and the mechanic intends to present
his invention to the public. -
The successful manufacture of the
bicycle in large quantities will make
flying within the means of all, in the
opinion of the inventor.
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Telephones In  Canada
Takes    Second    Place    Among
-Countries-of-the-World���	
According to recent statistics Canada, with 11.6 telephones to eveiy hundred of her population-takes second
place among the countries of the world
to the United States which has 14.2
telephones to every hundred people.
Following come Denmark, 9; New-
Zealand, 8.7; Sweden, 6.9; and Norway,
6.1. In Great Britain there are only
2.8 phones to each hundred of the
population and in Franco 1.7,
Lincoln's Son Is Dead
Robert T. Lincoln, only surviving
son of President Abraham Lincoln,
was found dead in bed at his summer home in Vermont. Mr. Lincoln,
who had served as secretary of war,
minister to Great Britain and for years
president of the Pullman Company, of
late had been feeble in health. He
was S3 years old.
Rare Paintings Stolen
Merchant Plunders Castles in  France
By Ingenius Method
Valuable old masters for eventual
American collectors of rare paintings
found their way into the Paris antiquity market by a trick which has
placed the dealer behind the bars.
The French merchant, who is a
highly specialized antiquity faker and
an artist of some ability made copies
of the paintings in private galleries.
���After-carefully-i'antiquing^. the copy,
he calmly carried away the original
work of art and left his substitute
hanging In ils place. He never worked around Paris, and was careful to
select distant castles in the country
where experts would not"be likely to
pass."
Celebrated Russian Church In Danger
��� The cathedral of St. Isaac, the largest and finest church in Russia, has
developed serious fissures in lhe great
granite monolithic columns. Built
upon submerged wooden piles, as arc
most of the buildings in Leningrad,
the magnificent edifice, which cost ?15,-
000,000 to build, has been steadily sub-,
siding. Great perpendicular ciaclcs
have appeared in one column facing
Alexandra Park, and the portico, whicli
It supports, Is threatened with collapse.
Reunited After Twenty-One Years
A most interesting reunion whicli took place on the Cunard liner As-
cania, docked at Quebec last week, was when Mr. Harold Taylor, well-known
buyer for the C.ltf.R. in Winnipeg came aboard and met his mother, who was
one of the passengers. Mrs. Taylor had not seen her son'for 21 years. In
the picture above Mr. Taylor Is showp on the left, while on the mother's left
Is her grandson, whom she had never seen.
Horizontal
1-rChop ��� into    minute
pieces. ' \
5���Stays in expectation.
9���Propelling device.
10���Sea eagle.
11���Confused type.
13���Haven.
16���Entreat}*-.
18���Toward.' -'
19���Terminal.
21���French coin.
22���Knock.
23���Energy (slang).
21���Raised platform"."
26���Multitude. ,     "
28���Vegetables.
29���Point of a pen.
31���Spanish monk.
32���Largo'body of water.
33���Group of three performers.
35���Injure.
36���Sprinkle wiih' liquid.
37���Foot covering.
39���Lizard.
42���Measure of weight. '
43���Essay.
45���Female deer
46,���Bird's ciop,'
4S���Wood nymph.
50���Nostril.,
53���Song. 1
C4���Soft cry of a pigeon.
55���Illuminated. .    ���
57���Minglo.
,58���Article.
59���U. S. coin.
60���Heroic poem.
62���Exist.
63���Implement   used " in
building.
04���Force in.
66���Self-esteem.
67���Put up.
^Vertical
1���Was   dull   ancl   dis-
spirited.    ^
2���Negative.
3���Head covering.
4���God of love.
5���Cry.
6���Southern    constellation. " ���
7���Preposition. >
8���Ceases.
12���Girl's name:
11���Decay.
15���Grass,
16���Sailing canoe of the
Malay Archipelago.
17���Lick up ..
18���Beverage.
20���Force or power.   ,
23���Fuel.-
25���Title of respect.
ST^Eloquence.
28���By means'of.
30���American buffalo.
32���More certain.
34���Unclose (poet).
35���Female bird. -
37���Remain.
88���In what manner.
40���Triumphed.
41���A side in a game.
43���Canter."
44���Men's college.
46���Fastener. - .
47���Sped.  ,
48���Put on. .      ,
49���Sag.
51���Bone of the body.7
52���Put forth effort.
54���Yield. s  "
56���Weary.
59���Kind of fish.
Gl���Vehicle; -' ���
63���Exclamation used to
call attention.
65���Pronoun.
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
AUGUST 8      y
THE GIVING OF THE MANNA
" Golden Text: Jesus said unto them,
I am the bread of-lire.     John C.35.
Lesson: .Exodus-16.1-36.
Devotional Reading:  John 6.33-40.
Explanations and Comments
I. Tho People Complain of Lack of
Food, , verses -1-3.���This is the third
recorded "murmuring": see tho Historical Background. "Would that Ave
had died by the-hand of Jehovah in
the land of Egypt," the people cried,
"when we'sat by the flesh-pots, when
we did eat bread to the full."
They remember the flesh-pots, but
not the affliction. Human nature
does not change. Murmurers still
have, short memories, The spectacles of regret magnify past blessings
and bedwarf past sufferings.
��� The Israelites even accused Moses
of having brought them forth into the
wilderness to kill theni all with hunger!
"It is -worthy of remark that those
who are the most unworthy of liberty
are wont Jo behave most ungratefully
towards their deliverers" (Milton), y
II. Food*\%- Promised, verses" 4-12.���
And Jehovah spake unto Closes, saying, "I, have heard the munnurlngs of
the children of Israel: speak unto
them, saying, At even ye shall eat
flesh, and in the morning ye sliall be
filled with bread; and ye shall know
that I am Jehovah your God"���you
shall know it by this manifestation of
my power and care. Here ln the
early part of the wilderness life tire
complaints of the people are treated
with mildness, as if made by irresponsible children; but toward the end of
their journeyings such complaints are
severely punished, for ^fter so many
years' experience of God's providence,
something better was expected. from
them.
Answer-to Last'Week's Puzzle
Auxiliary Lungs
Artificial- Lungs Provide Air Pilot's
With Oxygen For High Altitudes
Auxiliary lungs enabling airmen to
reach unprecedented heights, are said
to have been perfected by a French
chemist, M. Garsaux. Th Academy
of Science regards the invention as
one of the v most important to, the
science o'f aviation in recent years'
Artificial liings, adjusted to a rheo-
stadt, provide pilots with increasing
amount of oxygen as the plane climbs.
Experiments have shown that a pilot
can'stand minimized air pressure! corresponding to a climb of 50,000 feet,
hitherto unattainable by man.
Building Bigger Airships
Gigantic Airship Hangar at Carding-
ton Has To Be Enlarged
' British airships of the future are to
be so much bigger than was thought
.some months ago that   the' gigantic
airship hangar at Cardington has had
fo~be" reconstructed! It was origln-
ally planned to be 700 feet long and
141 feet high and capable of housing
two airships of thq _R-33 class, but it
now measures 812 feet long and 180
feet high, says the Modern'Transport,
and will house one airship of tho R-101
class."    - _ '  -   x
A mooring mast has been erected
with a pump "capable of lifting 2,000
gallons of fuel oil an hour toair-
ships.
Growth Of Saskatchewan
Potatoes For California
Arrangements for the export of large
quantities of British Columbia seed
potatoes to California are being made
this year by a potato grower of that
state. The British Columbia^ potatoes are desired In California for seetf
purposes because they introduced new
strength into the southern strain. Experiments were made with Canadian
grown seed last ��� year in California,
and growers were well satisfied with
the results.
43-9,530,000 fiushels of Grain Produced
In Province Last Year
When Saskatchewan became a province, twenty-one years ago, there were
almost 60,000 farms with a little over
2,000,000 acres in crop,-.according to
the provincial minister of agriculture.
In 1905'the yield of grain was under
60,000,000 bushels, while in 1925 it was
435,530,000 bushels. In tho period tho
wheat production Increased froni 34,-
742,000 to~240,551,00b, and~was 57 per
cent, of the wheat 'grown in the Dominion in 1925^ as compared with -il
per cent, grown'In 1905.
' - Saving Money ' -.    -
- Conditions arc evidently go'od In
Alberta for,as much money has,been
invested in. Alberta Government'savings^ certificates up to the end of Juno
this year as for the whole 'of 1925.
The figures for-Iast year, covering the.
entire--twelve months/were- $2,149,- ,
515, and to the end of June this^year,
12,100,706 had been accounted for.
Since July came in, tho sales of certificates! have brought tlte total for the
year thus far well up to that of the
full yearr perceding, with five months'
business still to come in.
Holstein Cattle For Japan
Twenty-two pure-bred Holstein cattle collected in various parts of British
Columbia have Jeft Victoria for Japan, I
consigned to breeders' associations, la
Ave'different parts of-.tliat country. /
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DOMINIONS AS
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London.���"The Labor party last
week heard Right Hon. L. C. M.
Amery, secretary of state for the dominions, answer' a question regarding
the constitutional diiliculty in Canada
to its satisfaction, and I feel that ho
expressed the attitude of every party
on the house." In this manner J. H.
Thomas, Labor member for Derby,
prefaced a speech with which he open-
. ed a debate on dominion-colonial relations in the House of Commons. Mr.
Thomas said' he wished to. avail, hinv
self of this -opportunity because general elections were pending.in Canada
and he desired to make clear to the
world what Great Britain meaju  by
- self-government and also to emphasize that whatever advice Governor-
General Byng gave during the parliamentary crisis in Canada* was, given
on his own responsibility. He declar;
ed the decision was given _ by the*
governor-general on j:he strength - oi
the "spot knowledge" he had had or
the situation and" stressed that there
had been no interference from Downing Street.        '   ��� '
The Labor member said/that, "with
jnore  amusement  than -interest,"  he
- had read a suggestion iu au American
newspaper that, owing to tlie wicked
action of tlie British Government,
Canada should free herself from the
tyranny of Downing- Street. Tho
paper had also suggested that Canada
bo handed -over to the "United States
on the terms of cancelling Great Britain's war debt to that country, and
Mr. Thomas held this to show: how
some peoplo did not al tempt to understand"" the, mentality and meaning of
the British-Empire.
With reference to the imperial conference,, which Premier Baldwin announced in the commons, would meet
,on October 19, two weeks later than
tho date first -_set. Mr. Thomas expressed the hope^that riot only the representatives of governments, but also
oppositions would be invited,     Thin.,
'ho pointed out, party spirit would bc
eliminated'and a greater continuity of
policy. wouldvbc secured. , ' ���
Nothing in'ihc nature-of debate occurred on--this part of Mr. Thomas'
speech,-but Lieut.-Col. -Amery, ^secretary for.the dominions, in lho cpurse
of a general reply/ in behalf 'Of the
government, emphasized that the ^dominions were just as'independent as
the Mother Country. The character
of their independence was" the same
ns the British,-only qualified by self-
imposed responsibiiitie's of mutual
loyalty and co-operation.
Gives Reason For Coal Strike
England  Returned-Too Soon to Gold
Standard Says Beaverbrook'
~~~~ London.���Lord   Beavcrbrook  sailed
', recently on the White Star liner Ma-
jectic for Canada via New York. In a
long article printed over his signature
in The Daily Exp'ress on the eve of his
departure he declared the failure' of
the recent "proposition for the purchase of the White Star line by the
. British shipping industries was due
entirely to thc British official policy
of maintaining thc gold standard. He
intimated that the proposal to transfer 6,000,000 pounds from Britain to
���stho U. S. for the purchase of this line
was opp~osed by the-British financial
authorities on the ground1 that it would
depress the value of the pound in New
York and hamper the present exchange conditions. . lie also argues
that tho coal' strikers a direct result
of the too scarly return of the gold
standard as this raised the cost of
selling coaHn foreign coun tries so
. that the cost of production' at home
. liad to "be lowered in order to keep up
the possibility of compelition In tho
.   world 'market,
U. S. Starts Gold Movement
Premium On Canadian. DoUar Makes
Export Profitable
New York.���A movement of gold
from New York to Canada was started with a-shipment of ?J,000,000 made
by the J. Henry Schroeder Banking
Corporation to the Bank of'Montreal.
-. The shipment was said.to represent
purely an exchange transaction as the
premium on Canadian dollars has risen to the point where the export of
gold from this counlry is profitable.
Canadian exchange is quoted at a
premium of three sixteenths of ono
])er cent., vlijcji i�� a shade above the
gwld shipping point.
The present strength in Canadian
exchange is attributed directly t to
the^heavy financing which has been
done recently in the New York: market in behalf of Industries In Canada
W.   N.-U.   16^
Loss In Florida Storms
Property Damage Is Estimated To
Run Into Millions
Jacksonville, Fla.���Reports of damage where the storm had passed came
in as crippled wire facilities were
slowly .restored. A message from
Nassau via Miami fixed tlie damage
there at $5,000,000.
A message received by the Munson
Line . in. New York from the steamer
Munamar, at Nassau, said that place
was wrecked by the hurricane.   -
Miami's damage was principally to
the Avocado pear crop. Palm Beach's
playground suffered heaviest damage
in the loss of more than a score' of
yachts and small craft whicli went
down when a pier gave way.
Daytonu Beach Experienced damage
to light, and' power lines, disrupted
telephone service, unrooted trees,
washed out highways, wrecked beach
concessions and damaged sniall pleasure craft, After a night without
lights, thp power service was restored.
A rum running vessel was reported
ashore several miles north of Osmond.
The storm took only two lives as
it passed up the Florida coasl, but it
caused property damage estimated in
the millions, for Palm Beach's loss
was'estimated-at ,?1,000,000, that of
Stuart, Fla.-^at $250:;000 and Miami's
at $100,000, ia addition to -damage to
shipping, telegraph and telephone
wires and crops at scores of places. -
Comprint Against
.New Settlement Act
Union  Members in British House Say
Act is Failure
-"London.���Complaints lhat the present entire settlement act is a failure,
coupled wiih the suggestion that the
sums unspent each-year foi:. the assistance of immigration should be carried forward annually for the same
purpose and 'Hot returned to the consolidated fund; which cannot further,
be .drawn upon, were made' in parliament by Unionist members from Lancashire 'and Cheshire. The complainants assert, that the" greater parr,
of the ��9.000,000 which has been provided by the settlement act during the
last three years has not been spent
and under the present regulations is
now no longer available.
They also declare that tho clause
providing for Dominion contributions
is acting as'a check upon immigration
because of tho conditions imposed by
the various Dominions.- They suggest that a poi tion of the fund provided by the British Government
should be utilized without reference to
the Dominions' contribution overseas.
Asks Canada's Co-operation
British Government'Asks Aid in "War"
On Rum Runners \
. London.���Canada will bo asked by
the British Government tqt co-operate
to tlie fullest extent in the fulfilment
of_the_agneement_betwcen-GreaUDri^
tain and the United States to facilitate
the suppression-of rum-running. . As
a result of, the visit of General Andrews, chief American prohibition officers-details of co-operation between
Britain and American authorities in
this connection have been 'arranged.
Canada is not directly affected by .the
main part of-the agreement which ls
directed toward _ the Bahamas froih
which a.vast'flood of the prohibited
fluid has been pouring into the
Southern States. An effort will bc
made, however,"to prevent the illegal
use of the British-flag by rum-runners who aro not on British' registry,
and it is believed -that Canadian authorities will be able,to help along
the enforcement efforts in this direction.
French'Kill Syrian Tribesmen
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Many Prisoners Taken In Ffghting
Around Ghouta
Beirut, Syria.���Several hundred dissident tribesmen have been killed by
the^ French and more than 300 prisoners taken in fighting around the
oasis of Ghoul a, according to a general
staff communique.
The, French statement charges that
two aviators who wore forced by engine trouble ,to land in the midst ot
their enemies . were wounded - and
then fastened to Iheir plane and
burned:
Whittemore-to Hang
"���Baltimore, Md.���Governor Albert C.
Ritchie. refused to commute to life
imprisonment the death .sentence of
Richard Reese Whittemore, gang leader and slayer of a Maryland penitentiary guard. He will be hanged
August 13.
, .Royal Tomb Violated *
Orleans, France.���Thieves have violated the sepulchre of King Louis XI.
at Clery, carrying off precious golden
and bejewelled, chalices, and relfquar-
los-to the value of more^than $100,000.
Has Allayed Fears
..���" Of British Authorities
Cannot Contract Foot and Mouth
- Disease FromMeat Says Doctor
- The Hague, Holland.���Thero is'no
danger of foot and mouth disease being contracted through the use of the
meat of animals affected by the disease and killed during Iho quarantine
period, according to Dr. Laurens,
director of the Institute of State.
As a result of Dr. Laurens' experiments, Dr. Krin, minister of thc Interior and agriculture, has asked tho
director of- the institute and Dr. Berger, director of veterinary novice, lo
confer with the 'British authorities
with a view to allaying the fears-of
the latter with regard to infections
from - animals affected by foot and
mouth disease. -    -
GOVERNMENT TO
CLARE WAR
Wives Must Remain At Home
Australia Expects, British Parliamentarians to Make Trip Alone
London.���Australia is set against
wives? When ,the Australian cricket
team sailed for Great Britain, the Australian cricket board of control put ja
ban on wives-'accompanying the members of the^'team. _
And now the Australian branch of
the^ Empire" Parliamentary Association has advised British'parlaimentar-'
ians who are soon to visit Australia
that thcy are noC expected to be .accompanied by their wives. - *~~
J. I-I. Thomas and. several of the
other members ..of parliament have
refused to make 'the.trip because
their wives are-barred.  .
SAYS NOTHING.
SUPPRESSED IN
Montreal.���The Montreal Star carries the following Ottawa special: "In
view of the discussion df the political
platform and in tlio newspapers as lo
the Duncan report on investigations
into the customs departmenl and the
confliciing'allegations that are made,
Inspector Walter Duncan-, special investigating ollicer, was- asked for a
clarifying ..stalement as to whether
anything was .-suppressed," and if so,
what"'ft was. W ' v-' ' -
, " 'I was detailed,' he-said, 'to make
an -investigation into the administration of tho custom's service in Montreal and that district, and I did so. -I
seized papers aud. documents in the
oflice of J. Vi. A. Bisaillon, chief preventive officer of the district? and I
summoned aud examined on oath officials who, I thought, were in position
to throw Jight on the question. Tlie
evidence was taken and transcribed, I
submitted iirst an interim report and
afterwards a 'fuller report. Both of
these-repbrts-were���produced���before
the committee of the house that investigated tho . customs " department
and were read into "the record of the
inquiry. Nothiugt.,they contained was
suppressed or deleted, but ' the evidence, comprising 319 pages, upon
which the reports were based, was not
read into the record, although it was
tabled in the house. The exhibits
were also tabled.
" 'What I did not produce before
the committee and -what was'not
published was a memorandum book to
a certain woman. Tho notes in tho
book-were in shorthand. I.had them
extended.'" >.
Toronto.���Tho Dominion Government has entered the "fight to, a finish" which has been declared Against
bootleggers following the deaths ol
18 persons in Western Ontario presumably* as the result of the flooding
of that area with poisonous alcohol.
'J'he co-operation ot tho Federal au-
lliorities was pioiuisetl in a telegram
received liere irom the deputy minister of customs.
Hon. W. II. Price, acting attorney-
general for Ontario and lea"der in
the war against the. illicit whiskey
traffic, declared a special officer ol
the Royal Canadian Mounled Pol ire
was being sent hero to consult wiih
provincial^ officers in an effoit to
aid iu tlie discovery of the point of
origin of the death-dealing fluid.
It is (indicated that the assistance
of the Dominion Government is also
to bo sought in an effort to prevent
a recurrence of the_ unprecedented
liquor tragedies." As a result of the
investigations of the past few days, it
was unofficially stated that the Ontario -Government would ask that
federal legislation be passed compelling tlie registration of unnaturalized
foreigners. It was intimated thai
the probe has shown the liquor traflic
to bc almost entirely in the hands of
foreigners.
Phillipines Import
Wheat Flour
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Bread   Is   Taking   Place  Of   Rice   As
Food
'Manila, P.I.���Consumption of wheat
flour in the Phillipines has increased
in tho last few years. Figures of the
bureau of commerce and industry show
that although rice is the chief staple
the Filipinos are using bread as a supplementary food generally and in some
cases as their principal article of diet.
^-Wlieat 'importations last "year were
76,000 tons as compared with 45,000
tons in 1921. Four-fifths came from
the ^United States.
New Industry For Alaska
Department "of Agriculture Trying to
Raise Sugar Beets
Anchorage, Alaska.���An experiment
in raising sugar beets will be made in
Alaska^
The 'department of agriculture and
the Alaska railroad will co-operate Jn
the effort The experiment will be
made in the Matanuska and Tanana
valleys north of here. Cost of production and quality of product will
largely determine I lie future of the
venture.
Mine Trouble In Cape Breton
Glace Bay, N.S.���Thc troiible at the
collieries' as a result of the United
Mineworkers' members ' refusal to
work with members of the One Big
Union is spreading. In addition to
No. 36, which has been tied up, since
Monday night, the Florence Colliery at
Sidney' Mines is closed down aud the
Princess is working with reduced
force. It is feared that the struggle
will become general.'
fflodified Services
Will Not Be Cojjiplete Suspension of
Religious Services in   Mexico
Mexico City.���The Archbishopric issued a statement declaiing that lhe
withdrawal of, ihe priesis from the
churches, on Augusi J, as announced
in the recent pastoral letler, docs not
mean complete suspension' of religious seryicos.
The services suspended will be
holy communion,., confirmation, confession, consecration and some.sacrc-
nients whicli require the intervention
of prie.Ms. Services which "can lie
continued without the intervention of
prlosts a re modified masses, marriages
and baptisms'.
It ls also announced by the archbishopric that during ihe cessation
of ilie priests' activities a sincere act,
of repentance on.the-part of a Mexican Catholic will'be .considered equivalent to the confession necessary for
deatli antl marriage sacraments.
Re-Draft Petroleum Laws
Revise Rules Governing Oil Leases In
Alberta
Edmonton.���Revised rjiles and regulations in respect to oil and gas leases
in all parts of the province have been
prepared-by the Alberta Government,
biit will not be put'into force for the
time being. The re-drafting of the
petroleum laws in this regard was
undertaken some months ago when
the prospects for Alberta's entering
into possession "of her natural resources were bright.._ It was felt then
to be highly desirable that a uniform
procedure for ^easing ' oil and gas
rights'in all classes of lands be provided and new regulations were drafted accordingly.
Belgium Will Pay Debts,
Premier    Declares -No   Request - For
Cancellation .Will Be Made
. Brussels.���Belgium is determined to
meet all its financial obligations, despite tho serious situation confront his
its treasury, Premier Jasparlias declared.
Questioned as to the possibility
of a request for cancellation of iis debt
to the United States, hc said: "Belgium
has signed the Washington agreement
and does not think of not keeping her
engagements, however heavy may be
tlie charges to pay the exterior debt,
wliich necessitates payments in dollars which very seriously weigh on
Belgium's treasury."  N
Buy Biscuit. Plant '
London, Ont.���The Canadian Biscuit Company announces the on (right
purchase of the D. S. Perrin Company,
Limited, manufacturers ot biscuits and
confectionery.     ,
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More Highlanders for Canada
Scotland continues to pour of her
best into the Dominion-ahd specially
the attraction seems to be the west.
There is not .a-Canadian Pacific-liner
that sails the Atlantic but "brings its
quota, and usually a pretty large
quota, of bonnle Scots lassies and
sturdy Scots laddies to ���< Canada and
they are all as welcome as tlie flowers
in May. Here is a particularly bright-
looking group who arrived recently on
the C.P. steamship Melagama. Men
In. the. prime of "life, pretty girls,
young wives, one young fellow in the
busby and uniform of a famous Highland',; regiment and-others attired as
pipers with all the paraphernalia and
bagpipes thrown In. In a word, the
very' best class of settlers that this
country can get���and the more we get
of them the better for all of us.
MANITOBA POOL
FAVORS BUYING
OF ELEVATORS
Brandon, Man.���Eudorsation - of ihe
action of the board of directors in de-
clining-lhe-offei-of-the_Unfte"d_(4*nfin"
Growers, Limited, to form a joint holding company to operate United Grain
Growers' and Pool elevators uniU
resolution in favor of buying or leasing United Grain Grower elevators lu
Manitoba were features of the annual
meeting of delegates to the Manitoba
Wheat Pool here,
These resolutions, passed witli
only four dissentients,' followed upon
a.full discussion of the section of tiie
report of the board of directors dealing .with elevator policy.
The failure of United' Grain Growers, Limited, and the Alberta Pool, to
agree with regard to the management
of a joint elevator holding company
was brought before ,tho meeting and, a
telegram was read from R. O. German,
secretary of the Alberia Pool, stating
that following lhe breakdown of negotiations .between the Alberta Pool and
.the United Grain Growers, the Pool
had. notified; United Grain Growers
of their readiness to purchase their
elevators in Alberta and had appointed" a committee to carry on negotiations for this purpose.
Pool giain was handled at a cost
of 1.28 cents per bushel this year,
according' to the interim financial
statement presented by the pool shareholders', auditors, Miller, McDonald
and "Company."
RUM RUNNERS
BE SUBJECT
TO INCOME TAX
Toronto.���A dispatch to the Globe
from Windsor,.Ontario, says:
"Liquor dealers who technically
describe themselves f<s 'Exporters'
were staggered after they had digested the full import of the privy council's
decision in... the . now famous Cecil
Smith case, by terms of which Smith
must pay to the Federal Government
$28,630 as tax upon ,,hi_. profits fnny
liquor In 1920-21.   '
"The ruling of the highest tribunal
in the empire decided a test case filed
by the Canadian Government to determine whether it was legal to tax
profits made from liquor 'sales.
"According to local barristers, who
have followed closely the progress of
the case through various courts, another border cities 'exporter,' who is
rated as worth more than an average
millionaire, and whose operations wero
tho most extensive of any along the
border here, will be compelled to hand
to -��� thc government approximately
?500,000 in income tax, representing
his profits during the 1920-21 period,.
"According to a list of exporters,
who aro said to haye made large sums,
and who will be assessed by tlie government for a large share of their
earning?���the names being on file" ln
the department of finance at Ottawa
pending the outcome of the Smith
cas=e, Lhe total will be'Jar in excess of
$1,000,000."
Dr. Michael Clark Is Dead
Increased C.P.R. Earnings
Montreal.���The statement of earnings and expenses of-the Canadian
Pacific Eaihvay, for the mouth of June,
1926, shows an increase in net profits
of ��1,242,652.89 over the corresponding
month, last year, ' and for the six
months ended June 30, 1926, an Increase of $6,159,041 over the first six
months of 1925.
Durkin Gets 35 Years
Chicago.-.-Martin; J. Durkin, sheik
gunman, who killed Edwin Shanahan,
a federal agent, was sentenced to
thirty-five years in Joliet penitentiary
after a motion for a new trial had
been overruled. , A jury had fixed
the gunisliment. -
Well-Known Western Parliamentarian
Passes Away
"Calgary.���Dr. Michael Clark, 'publicist, oiator, parliamentary debaler
and Avrirer, died suddenly" at his farm
home at Olds alter a brief illness. A
few days ago he declined to speak at
a _Re,d Deer "Liberal convention, because of ill-health, but no person
thoughr then that, his condition was so
serious. His death was caused by a
heart arlack. His wife pro-deceased
hiin by only a few weeks.
Dr. Clark came to Canada'in 190&
His first appearance iu public wag at
the Alberta Liberal convention in Calgary immediately after tho creation of
the province in 1905. He came to the
convention quite unknown and was
one of the interesting iiicid-enfs at the
meeting. Ho was a candidate for thu
riding of Rosebud ln Ihe lirnt provincial election iu 1905, but met defeat by
a narrow majority. Hows elected
to the Federal Parliament for the riding of.Ited Deer in the year 190S. ire
was re-elected in 1911 aud 1917. He
took a very active pari- in the debaie
on reciprocity in fhe session of 1911
and in the discussion on the Borden,
naval logi?allion in 1912. He anticipated the unionist movement some
tiiiie_befo"rerihc"Unionist_Governmc-nt_
was formed, and gave up opposition
to the Borden Government when war
broke out in 1914. He was asked fo
become a member of thc Unionist
Government, but although supporting"
the move, asked to be excused. At
the_ conclusion of tho war, he joined
with Mr. Crerar In 1910 and was second in command of tho Progressive
party. In 1921 when the - U.F.A.
adopted a.s'ft policy economic group,
representation, he left the Progressive partj^ He-accepted a Liberal
nomination in Mackenzie, Sask.. and
was defeated.
Tour Broke Up Team
Seven .Austrian'- Football Players Are
V Remaining In America
Vienna.���The American tour of Ih��
Austrian Hakoali football team, Die
best players iu the' country lias had a
sequel Iu the disintegration of 1I10
team.
"Seven players who cannot be replaced, havo refused to renew thar
contracts because they have got ou-
gagei'nonis in Aitaeiica." tho club manager announced sadly "That is Uie
price wo have to pay for their fl:_��
sporting feats."-
Federal Nominations
Winnipeg.���A. A. Heaps, who, along
with W. S. Woodworth, represented
Labor in iho last house, wa^ nominated to contest North Winnipeg constituency in the forthcoming federal
election, at a, meeting of Ihe Tn depend-
ent-Labois party liere.
Brandon, Man.���David W. Boaubier,
Conservative to oppose Robert Forkf*,
Progressive.
Nanaimo, B.C.���C. II. O'llalloran,
Liberal.
Mining Industry Bill Passed
London.���The House of Commons
passed the. third reading of the government's mining industry bill, which'
provides for the re-organization of thai
Industry.    The vote was 312 to 13&
,i j t ' / \-
_ '��� :'���-*-.      y ��� **������
THE GR^KNWOOD LEDGE, GREENWOOD, BRITISH COLUMBIA
\.y
he Greenwood Ledge
Published every Thursday at
Greenwood, B.C.   .
G. w. A. SMITH
Editor and Proprietor
Is .$2.00 a year strictly in advance,
or 52.50 when not paid for three
months or more have passed. To
"jreat Britiun and the United States
���$270, always in advance.
ADVERTISING  RATES
Delinquent- Co-Owner  Notices. .$25.00
Coal and' Oil Notices."     7-00
Estray Notices     '3.00
Cards  of  Thanks.... :.    1-00
Certificate  of  Improvement 12.50
(When   more   than   one   claim
appears in notice, $5.00 for each
additional   claim).
All    other    legal    advertising, 15
cents  a- line  first  insertion,  and 10
cents a line for each subsequent insertion, nonpariel measurement.
Transcient   display   advertising   50
cents an inch "each insertion.
Business locals 12y2c.  a line each
insertion..,, :     '
Sills Started as
Film Leading Man
Milton Sills, who appears on
Saturday evening, Aug. 7th, at
the Greenwood Theatre in his first
starring picture, "The Making of
O'Malley," never had to toil up
the stony path most moving
picture heroes must walk before
they reach the top. He started
in pictures as a leading man. He
was heading the cast of a New
York stage play when offered the
leading role ih the film version of
"The Pit." He has accepted ancl
has been leading man and featured
player ever since. With "The
Making of O'Malley" he is made
a star. Dorothy Maekaill, of
"Chicle" fame, is his leading
woman.
A two-reel Lloyd Hamilton
comedy "My Friend" will also be
shown.
The Government ofthe
Province of British Columbia
Liquor-Control Plebiscites
Act
Jl. W.; K. MOORE
BARRISTER      SOLICITOR
NOTARY PUBLIC
Greenwood
The hlue cross mea.ns that
your subscription is due,. and
that the .'editor -would-be pleased to have more money.
Rhone News
Charlie Worthington's Ford car-
was turned here last Monday; ar
he was coming' home from West-
bridge.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Saunier, of
Rhone, and sons, Eugene,, of
Carmi, and Gabriel of Penticton.
have just returned from the coast
���where they attended the wedding
of Edward Saunier.
Haney.���A lovely wedding was
solemnized in St. Patrick's church
on Wednesday, July 21st,-when
Miss Helen Coughlan," daughter
of the late Mrs. M. Coughlan of
Hammond, and niece of Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Brown of Maple Ridge,
was married to Mr. Edward
Saunier of Penticton.. ; '"���* '
- The church was - beautifully
decorated with - flowers, and was
crowded with friends of the bride.
Rev. Fr. Mitchell celebrated the
nuptial mass, and the bride was
given away by her uncle Mr.
Gilbert Fattch. Her bridesmaid
was hei" sister, Miss Rose Coughlan, and the best man the groom's
brother, Mr. Gabriel Saunier,
During the signing of the register
Mrs. W. Webber sang "All I^ove
Be Thine." Mrs. Solly played
the wedding march. "'������''
The bride wore an exquisite
gown ���_of ivory crepe de chine,
trimmed with seed pearls, and
wore a veil Juliet style. She car-
wiMTTbi5cpIet~of"Ophelia roses and=
lily of the valley. The bridesmaid, Miss Rose Couglan, was
charmingly costumed yi blush
pink georgette with hat to match,
and carried a magniflcient boquet
of Ophelia roses and gladiolus.
Carmi News
A. E. fflcDOUGALL
Contractor and Builder
Foreign and Domestic Monuments
Asbestos Products Co. Roofing ^
Lamatco Wallboard
SHOP AT GREENWOOD
Box 332 Grand Forks, B.C.
WANT   ADS,   ��&C
LAND WANTED for cash buyers.
Describe, give price. H. Webster,
121 Tenth St., New Westminster.
Proclamation of Returning Officer
Province of British Columbia
In the Grand  Forks=Oreenwood
Electoral District y
TO'WIT:'
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby (riven to .the
Electors of Uie Electoral Oistrict'iiforesaUl that
I have received His Majesty's 'AVrit to me
directed, and littirhijf dale tlie sixteenth day of
July, 1026, conitiiaiuiiiifr me to c:j.usc tlie following question, namely:��� .���-.''..
Do you approve of the sale of beer by the glass
in licensed premises without a.bar under
Government control and regulation?
to be submitted accord in.y to the ��� "_uU|iior-
coutrol Plebiscite? Act" to the said Electors of
tlie Electoral Dis.rict;aforesaid; and, further,
that in obedience to tlie said Writ a poll sliall
be opened at eijrlit o'clock in tlie forenoon and
shall be closed at seven o'clock- in tlie afternoon
on the 21st day of Aujrust, l!>2d, for takinir and
receiviiig-.the votes of the said Electors of the
Graud ihirks- Greenwood Electoral District
aforesaid at the ronpjclivc places follo(viu_r;~
Polliiiic Divisions *
Beaverdell,            Cascade, Midway,
Boundary .-'alls,    Christian Valley, Paulson,
Bridesville,            Eholt, Riverside,
Brown Creek,        Fife, Rock Creek,
Carmi,                   Grand Forks, Weslbridtfi
Greenwood,
of wliich all person are hereby required lo lake
notice and to irovurn tliem^elves accordingly.
GIVEN under my hand at Greenwood, til's
20th day of July, VilL
GEORGE H. GRAY,
Ruturniiiu Ollicir
FOR SAI/K���2 cows due to freshen
this month.      H. Hartley, Greenwood.
FOR SALE���One Ayrshire cow,
freshened in June. Excellent milker.
Cheap for cash. K. M. Spence, Greenwood ;
FOR SALE-A bicycle for S12.00 at
Ths Greenwood Eedge office.
Job Printing
at
The Greenwood Ledge
\,,
ANNOUNCING
Kootenay Metallurgical Laboratories
Provincial Assayers and Metallurgists
���_ x
Completely equipped for
Custom Assaying and general Analytical work
Ore testing, Mill designing, etc
Our aim Quick, Accurate and Unbaised Service
INo work too small ��� No work too large '
We solicit your patronage
310 Baker Street - P.O. Drawer 1073 - Nelson, B.C.
fj<^PURE BEEP]^^^^l/pUREO ESfl<7^Tfo>
C. AE. Shaw, of Keremeos, has.
been here about two weeks surveying town lots and also the
mining claims of Emil Etchepare.
The open air dance held at the
home of Mrs. M. Hamon on July
31st was well attended. The
pavilion was beautifully decorated,
Japanese lanterns being hung
along the .wall made the place
very attractive. The music was
supplied by Mrs. T.W. Clarke,
T.. Crowe and F. Cousins, of
Beaverdell. Everybody had a
very.enjoyable time, despite the
chilly breezes from the Kettle
River." w W  '
July was a strenuous month at
""Carmi on account of many fires.
They-, are now _ well in hand
owing to the strict attention of
the fire wardens of this locality.
Thejfirst--fire was set by lightning
about 12 miles, west of here and
E.. S. Reynolds and A. Mellor
called all men available to.get the
blaze, under control. The firefighters had a tedious time as
a strong' wind caused them con-
��� siderable trouble before they were
able to, stop the fire. On July
.,25th it<is. thought that the sparks
from a freight .engine started the
second fire, about four miles from
here. All the section men from
Westbridge to Ruth and the crew
from, the work train were called
and owing to a heavy wind the
fire'spread with great rapidity and
by ha^d fighting the blaze is now
practically extinguished.
of the Brewing Industry
in British  Columbia'
HHHE Brewing Industry of British Co-
-"-��� lumbia employs hundreds of- men
with an annual payroll of about three-
quarters of a million dollars, using per
annum nearly ten million pounds of malt,
made from barley grown in" Canada, and
over one hundred and fifty thousand
pounds of hops produced in British
. Columbia.
IT requires over ono hundred thousand dollars for
fuel, mined "in British Columbia, to produce tlio
^Bcer consumed in this province. Many hundreds
of thousands of dollars arc paid hy (ho Brewers
'annually for materials such as bottles, coopcrnnc,
crownstoppers, labels and bottle wrappers���all of
which arc manufactured in Canada.
*- T?1^ taxes I)a'^ *y ^e Brewer'es to lhe Govern-
X" ment  amount  to. over  eight   hundred   and
seventy thousand dollars per annum, exclusive of
Income taxes.
-.'T^HE citizens of this province must rocognize tho
JL  importance of such an Industry and help to
.  build it up;   payrolls and Industries are building
"cities and are the foundation ofvprospQrlty. i
THE. Amalgamated Breweries of B. Care manufacturing good Beers, fully matured and aged,
a product recommended by physicians on account
of its nourishing and health-giving qualities; these
beers contain only a very low-percentage of alcohol
and therefore are thc proper stimulant- needed
':'������ when exhausted or overworked, as recognized by
medical authorities.  ��� >
TIIE Vaficouvcr Brewery Limited, Rainier Brew��
ing Co. of Canada Limited, Westminster Brewery Limited, Silver Spring BreWery Limited and the
Victoria Phoenix Brewing Co. Limited, members of
the Amalgamated Breweries of B. C., arc under
supervision of the Liquor Control Board, and. thcir
Beers are analyzed from time lo time by expert
firms of the continent upon instigation of the
Liquor Control Board, which gives ample assurance to the public that they receive only pure and
wholesome Beers when bought cillier in the Government Vendor Store or in licensed beer parlors.
'���'��� ���'���������'. y.   v --
This advertisement is not published or'dis-
played by the Liquor Control Board or by
the Government of British Columbia.
���> VILLI AM.. Ii. MOOD
IMIY.'SiCIAN and.SVRGKON
GRKESWOOD.
TKLKPIIONJ: I^IR
SEND YOUR W
BOOTS and SHOES
To '
Harry Armson, Grand Forks
The 20tti Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material guaranteed
We pay postage one way. Terms cash
iYIPSIS OF
PRE-EMPTI0N3
Vacant, unreserved, -surveyed
Crown lands may bo pre-empted by
.British subjects over 18 years of age,
and by aliens on declaring intention .
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, ocoupation,
and improvement for agricultural
purposes.
��� Full information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions Is
given in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C.. or to any Government Agent.     .
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which Is not 'timber-
land, i.e., carrying over 8,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Rangfl
and 6,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
j Applications for pre-emptions ��� ar��
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in which the land applied for
is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions muBt be occupied for
five years and improvements' made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least five,
acres, before a Crown Grant can b��
received. v
For more-detailed Information see
tho Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase    of   vacant    and    unreserved.
Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes;   minimum
price for first- class  (arable) land ls
$5 per,acre, and second-class (grazing) land $2.60 per acre.   Further Information regarding purchaso 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 ot
fitumpage. /"        .
HOMESITE LEA8E8
Unsurveyed areas, not .exceeding SI
acres, may be leased as hom'esltea,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected in tho first year, title being
obtainable. after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
-and-land-has-been surveyed. ������
LEASES
Wot  grazing  and. industrial > pur*
t>otea areas not exceeding 840 acrea
tnay be leased by"on�� person or a
/coznsany.'
! GRAZING ,
Under the Grazing Act the Province la divided into grazing distriota
and the range administered under a
{Grazing Commissioner.' Annual
{grazing permits are issued based oa
numbers ranged, priority being given
{to established owners.. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
'.management Free,.s or partly tree,
{permit* are available for , settlers,
 iers aa4 tx&vallera,' up to    tea
SBK__S__E___H___HSS__0i
aQaa&BE_E_B_na
Oreat Kediscfip In lire Prices
We have received the good" news from two of the best Tire
Manufacturers���THE GOODRICH and the DOMINION'tIR.E & RUBBER
CO. that they have reduced their tires in price from. 12 to 25 PER CENT
We 'alwaj's have a large stock on hand of thesedirst-class Tires in
the Semi-Balloon, the Full Balloon and the High Pressure Tires & Tubes
"Come in and inspect our ���tires'.:   You are under no obligation to
purchase.   We are always glad to show them to you.
When needing repair work on any make of car
fry our Service
JQHN R. MOOYBOER, Proprietor TELEPHONE 24
MOBILE AND MARVELUBE OILS
J ���--��� '������'.��
.�� ...J _.Ll^...j..�� �����������<.��� i_-_��il.._.ii..._^JMmL^
What a Speedway
,
Slender copper wires are-strung across the
countryside. ;Theyv are highways ready to carry,
your wbrds'at a speed bf thousands of _.niles per*
second, ^For business oivsocial calls���the longdistance telephone.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE CO.
FORE
YOU   C
HELP
B. C.   FOREST  SERVICE
e Leoge
The Mineral Province of Western Canada -
^ ' _   "TO THE END OF DECEMBER, 1925 ...-'''
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $77,663,045, Lode Gold
$1&2,808,459;   Silver,  $74,111,397;   Lead,  $89,218,907;    Copper,   $197;642,647;
.   Zinc, $39,925,947;   Miscellaneous  Minerals, $1,594,387'; Coal and Coke',$273,-
048,053; Building Stone, Brick/ Cement, etc, $44,905,886;  making its Min- .   -
eral ..production to' the end of 1925, show an
:   Aggregate Value of $920,919,628
Production for the year ending December, 1925, $61,492,242
The Mining Laws of this Province ar e more liberal, and the fees lower, than those of' any   other
���   Province in the Dominion, or any colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers  for  nominal  fees. ' . - ���
.    Absolute titles are obtained by developing such properties, the security of  which  is guaranteed
_.  by'Crown Grants. ' y     ,        ' -"~ 7 V _.
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 con-'
i     sider.ing -mining  investments .should refer to such reports.   They are available without charge on
��� application to _the Department of Mines, Victoria, B.C.    Reports covering each of the six Mineral
-    Survey Districts are published separately,  and  are  available  on  application.   Reports of the Geological Survey of Canada, Winch Building, Vancouver,  are recommend ed as valuable .sources of
.information. _y _      ' ���*
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