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VOL-..1
GREENWOOD, B.C., THURSDAY, JULY'^l, 1927
No. 51-
We Carry a Large Line of
hardware
including-
h    -!
McLary's Enamel, Galvanized and Tinware
McLary's Heaters
inspect our Stock
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
K    Ladies and Men's    JJ
JS Furnishings        J?
Boots, Shoes and
Canvas Shoes
for Men and Children
_JBtlHWWJ^WT^y-'|^g;,i_l^ln.WHip.t_jM,g
Pic-Nic Specials
P. & N. Veal and Tongue, Loaf, per tin....25c
Aylmer Boned  Chicken, per   tin    .....50c
King   Oscar   Sardines, per tin    15c
Boiled Ham, per lb sliced   ..'..." .-. 60c
Relish   Spread,   per   jar  ,40c
Mayonaise.   .        per jar .. 40c
C.&B. Sweet Chutney   pic-nic size, per jar. 15c
C.&B.  Onions,  pic-nic size, per jar 15c
Lemonade  Powder,  per tin   25c
For quality and value order from
'Phone 46
GREENWOOD GROCERY
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V        Ladies Dresses        {
X Millinery !
S Ellen Trounson's Store \
Real Estate & Insurance
Fire, Accident & Sickness, Life,
Automobile. Bonds, Burglary- &c
Auctioneer
-    Houses for Rent or Sale
Call at the Office of
CHARLES KING
GREENWOOD,  B.C.
Of Local Interest
J. C. Dale, of Carmi, Is a visitor in
town.
Edward Johnson has returned from
a trip to Trail
H. W. Clarkston, of Fife, died very
suddenly a few days ago.
Service   in   St.   Jude's   Church
Sunday, July 24th,^,t 7:30 p.m.
on
Miss Anderson, of Bellingham, is
visiting her mother, Mrs. J, P . Anderson.
Mr. and - Mrs. A.' Waddell, of the
Main River, were visitors.in town on
Tuesday.
Mass will be celebrated iri the
Catholic Church on Sunday, July 23rd
at 11 o'clock.
The Emma Bluebell;' of Eholt, shipped 24 tons of copper ore to the Trail
! smelter last week.
New Shipment of
Ladies' and Men's Hose
Just in
White Wonder and White Swan Soaps
20 Bars for $1.00
TAYLOR & SON
Phone 17
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Tel. 2. .
AT  MARKET
GREENWOOD.  B.C.
Box 391
Beef, Veal,
and
Spring Lamb
Boiled ham and Cooked Tongue in Alices.
Mrs. E. P. Keir successfully underwent' an operation for goitre, in Portland a few days ago.
James Machell underwent an operation at the District Hospital on Saturday and is getting along nicely.
Mr, and Mrs. Ed. Richter, and son,
Prank, of Park Ranch, Rock Creek,
were visitors in town on Wednesday.
_.Under  New Management
PACIFIC HOTEL
GREENWOOD, B.C.
.       0
First-Class Dining Room in Connection
John W." Considine, Jr. presents
.^__    RUDOLPH VALENTINO "
in
The Son of the Sheik
with VILMA BANKY
Prom Novel by E. M. Hull
HAIL!
Tho lovers of lovers!
The Sheik of Sheiks!
Sparkling, colorful, thrilling!
Here is indeed Valentino's
greatest and most
appealing picture.
Greenwood Theatre
SATURDAY, JULY 23rd
Commencing at 8:15 p.m.
Adults 50c.      Children 25c
Miss Dorothy Kingsley who had her
tonsils removed ��� at the District. Hospital on Tuesday is staying with Mrs.
W. B. Fleming.
John and Tony Portmann and Mr.
and Mrs. Heed, of Nicholson Creek,
were visiting Mr. and Mrs. L. Portmann ion Sunday.
Missing Prospector's
Body Located
The body, of Theodore Witte was
found on Sunday by Ralph Eveleth a
short distance above the dam close to
the Tippie ranch, Midway.
Mr. Witte went prospecting on June
20th and when crossing a tree over
Boundary Creel�� he lost his balance
and. fell into the then raging stream.
About the same time that his body
was located, Jim and Dick' Pasco,
searchers, found the prospecting pick
that Mr. Witte carried, near the log in
the water three-quarters of. the way
across the stream.
Since his disappearance many people have looked for the body, and it
was only on Saturday afternoon that
L. Bryant and V. Barrett had cleared
out a log jam just above where the
remains were located.
The late Mr. Witte -was about 80
years of age. He was a native of Germany and was a corporal in the
Germany army when they defeated
Austria along about 1866. He had
been a resident of British Columbia for
nearly 50 years and at one time lived
in Chilliwack. For some ��� years he
made his home in Deadwood, where
he owned some mining properties.
He was a good citizen and a large
circle of friends mourn his demise.
The' funeral was held on Tuesday
under the auspices of the I. O. O. P.
Lodge, of which he has been a member for 32 years. Services were conducted by Rev. A. Walker, T. A. Love,
and G. B. Taylor, members of this fraternity. Interment took place in the
local cemetery.
. The pallbearers were: Messrs. W.
B. Fleming, W. S. McPherson, F. R.
Scott, T. Wilkinson, A. P. Crowe and
���George Bryan.
Floral tributes were sent by Gateway Lodge No. 45, Grand Forks, F. R.
Scott, D.D.G.M., W.-S. McPherson,
Nelson- Encampment No. 7, Canton
Corona No. 7 Nelson, and Mrs. Mark
Christensen.
Local Wedding of
General Interest.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Richter and two
children, and Mrs. E.' Hawkes and
daughter, of Midway, were in town on
Monday afternoon.
Special singing and musical numbers
COMING!     COMING!
Saturday, July 30th
"The" Flaming Forest"
also Pathe Comedy
"The Old War Horse"
-A-SSA-YER-
: E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box L1108, Nelson, B.C.
Charges���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
S1.00 each. Gold-Silver SI.50. Silver-
Lead $2.00. Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00.
These charges made only when cash is
sent with sample. Charg-es for other
metals, etc., on application.
J. H. Goodeve
Proprietor
?S STORE, Midway, B.C.
Ensign Brand Jelly Powders any flavor... ......... .4 packets 25c
Pineapple   2's   sliced 2 cans 45c   4 cans 85c
5 lb Pails 4 X Coffee, ground @  $2.75
10 Ib Pails ix Coffee, ground _. @   $5.40
Special Karda Bulk Tea 60c per lb
We carry a complete stock of
Dunlop and Goodrich Tires and Tubes
They are reasonably priced and you are guaranteed satisfaction when
���   you buy them from us
also Union Ethyl/Gasoline     A trial will convince you its better
If you are having trouble, with your
Watch, just bring ifc to us and we will-
put it right.
Our long experience ih repairing
Watches has made Os experts along
that line, and we guarantee you satisfaction, or there .is no. charge.'
Let us have your - repairs, either
Watches, Clocks or Jewelry.
We   make   over   old   Jewelry   and
l< manufacture Brooches' or _'Pins out of
native silver and tliey are quite a novelty.        "'���": ��� W  '-.*.���'.
A. A. WHITE     _
Watchmaker and Jeweler
F. J. WHITE,
'���-'.' 'Mgr. '
Martin Auction Kettle Valley
The above auction held last Saturday went with a-swing. There was a
large attendance, which was surprising as most ranchers had their hay
out. There were about forty cars
drawn up outside G. B. Gane's store.
Horses sold well, the highest price was
for a grey horse which brought $86.00,
machinery brought fair prices, everything was disposed of. The auction
realized $170.00 more than: was estimated. All sales were cash except one
sniall three month's note. Several buyers expressed their approval of these
auctions as they were able to purchase
articles that theyJ required at a reasonable price.
There are two more auctions to be
held, particulars of which will be given at a later date.
Mr. : and Mrs. L. Rouiser, and
daughter, Julia, left a few days ago for
Trail, after' vsiiting Mr. and Mrs. M.
Maloney and other friends.
, Mi'.^and Mrs. C, D. Pearson, of
Gran<fiForks, accompanied by Mr. and
Mrs. ������;*-����� tson and-Mrs..:Robinson, were
visitors in town on Wednesday evening.
The congregation of the United
Church was given a special treat last
Sunday evening when Nellie Wren
sjang,. during the service, being accompanied by Mrs. A. Walker.
Messrs. T. A. Love, N. Taylor, W. F.
Huffman, W. S. McPherson, P. R. Scott,
Sam Matthews, T. Wilkinson, A. F.
Crowe ��� and H. Henderson attended
the funeral of the -.late Theodore
Witte on Tuesday.
Death of Fred Madge
The death occurred at the home of
J. C. Madge, Rock Creek, of-Frederic
Madge, on Tuesday, July 19th. Mr.
Madge had been ill for many months
but was up and" about a short time
before his death. He was but 40
years of age, having lived 30 years in
the District, coming as a lad of ten
years, from Sprague, Wash., where he
was born. Living in the District so
long Fred had made many friends and
he was a noted horseman around
about having .made his name as a
fearless - Bronco-Euster- in - the ,-early-
days when horses were in great-.demand.
The funeral was held in Rock Creek
this afternoon.
He leaves to mourn his loss his
mother, Mrs. A. Madge; three brothers,
John, Edward and Henry, and two
sisters, Mrs. Wm. O'Donnell and Mrs.
A. Tanner. To them the sincerest
sympathy is extended.
The United Church of Canada
- REV. ANDREW WALKER, B.A.
Minister in Charge, Greenwood.
o SUNDAY, JULY 24th
Bridesville, 11.00 a.m.
' Midway, 3:00 p.m.    .    a
Greenwood, 7:30 p.m.
In Grand Forks last week Mrs. Polie
-Docksteader���while���working���in���her
garden noticed a snake close to her
hand. She turned the hose on him.
The reptile coiled and prepared to hold
the ground! The plucky woman grabbed a hoe and put him out of business.
It turned out to be a rattlesnake with
a good bunch of buttons.
A real musical treat is in store for
the public at the Picture Show on Saturday. Nellie Wren of San Francisco,
who sings with the National Broadcasting Co. and George Clark recently
with the Mark Hopkins Orchestra of
San Francisco, have very kindly consented to render a few-numbers. Some
local musicians will assist with the
program. The people of this District
do not often have an opportunity of
listening to such talented artists. Do
not fail to hear them. ,
If you are in the market' for*
Farming Machinery
Why not get the Best
We handle
John Deere and McCormick
Mowers and Rakes
 and	
McCormick-Deering and John Deere
Light Running Binders
and Repairs
 also-���
Manilla and Standard Twines
BROWN'S STORES
Midway
and
Rock Creek
Midway News
Haying is general in the district and
thej crops are very good.
Curlew won from Midway on .the
local diamond on Sunday by a score
of 15 to 6.
Master Hayden Bubar of Beaverdell, is spending a week's holiday with
his grandmother, Mrs. L. Powers.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Clark and family; also Roland Clark, have'returned
to their respective homes in Seattle.
Mrs, Arthur Miller returned to her
home in Eagle Hill, Alta., last week,
after a few days visit with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Clark.
Benefit Dance Cancelled
The Benefit Dance which was to
have been held on Friday, July 22nd in
Riverside Hall, Rock Creek, has been
cancelled owing to the death of Fred
Madge. c
George Rogers of the Sally mine,
paid a visit to The Greenwood Ledge
office on Wednesday. Mr. Rogers is on
his annual vacation, He intends
visiting Phoenix, thence to Grand
Forks and from there by C.P.R.. to"
North Vancouver, where he will visit
with his two children and Mr. and
Mrs. Ingram. George is looking forward to a, happy four weeks.
Mrs.- J; Mallalue, Mrs. H". S. Wilson,
Miss Margaret1 Wilson and Master
���Bobbie Mallalue-who have been visiting their cousin W. C. Wilson for the
past two weeks returned to Vancouver.
In view of the complimentary remarks
aboufc this District as a place to spend
a holiday it might be well, for the local
people to advertise some of the places
as summer resorts. For instance as a
beauty spot the north end of- Jewel
Lake can not be beaten and by next
year the0 Kamloops trout placed there
by the Government will provide some
real sport for the anglers.
A marriage  of interest  to a wide ���
circle of friends in .Greenwood and
District   was   solemnized   quietly   on
Wednesday, July 20th, at 11 a.m. at
the Pacific Hotel, when Ruby Goodeve,
daughter of Mr. J. H. Goodeve and
Mrs.  Goodeve,  became  the  bride  of
Mr. Reginald Skilton, son of Mr! Jas.
Skilton and Mrs. Skilton of Greenwood.
Only immediate. relative's and friends
of the bride and groom were present.
The Hotel sitting room was beautifully
decorated with carnations, Canterbury
Bells and sweet peas.
Rev. E. A. St. G. Smyth officiated.
Given in marriage by her father the
bride looked charming in a dress- of
white Georgette and lace-over satin   ���
with a boquette of Ophelia roses and
fern.   Her going away dress was navy
blue crepe de chine and she wore a
white   felt   hat.   Miss   Renie   Skilton
acted   as   bridesmaid   and   wore   a
powder blue Georgette dress and carried a boquet of Ophelia roses, sweet
peas and fern.
The groom was supported by Mr.
Kenneth Skilton, of Bonnington Palls..
After the ceremony" a- delightful''
luncheon was served in the spacious'
dining room of the Pacific Hotel'
after which the happy couple left by-
car on a trip to Spokane and Seattle. -
Upon their return Mr. ancl Mrs.'
Skilton will make their home in-
Greenwood.
The   Greenwood  Ledge   joins   with
their many friends in extending con- .
gratulations.
The list pf gifts follow:��� .
Mrs. J. H, Goodeve, China cabinet;
J. H. Goodeve, cheque, Mrs. C. Goodeve
and Miss C. Goodeve, down comforter-
Mi1, and Mrs. J. Skilton, Rogers table
silver and tray;  Miss^Renie Skilton,
motor rug; Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Stickney
electric waffle iron; Kenneth Skilton'   '
Pyrex pie dish and.stand;  C.G.I.T.
Club, electric .iron; H. H. Summersgill
linen table cloth;  Mrs. Thomas and
Miss McCreath, teapot and stand; Mrs
���E.   Hallett,   silver   salt,   pepper   and
mustard set; Dr. and Mrs. A. Francis
silver egg cup set; Mr. and Mrs. C. e'
Nordman,    candlestick    set; ' W.    C
Wilson, silver pepper and salt shakers;'
Mrs. J. Price, silver pie knife; H. W.
Gregory, electric reading lamp; 'Juan'
Puddy,. China flower bowl; Mrs. Ellen
Trounson, tea cloth towels, and painted
doilies; Jesse Puddy, painted tea cloth-
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Taylor,  6 bath   '
towels; Mrs. L. Portmann, China bon
bon  dish;.Miss  Caroline  Casselman,
China-cream jug; Miss Annie Casselman,   China   dish;   John   McDonell,
China  cake  dish;   Jack  Morrison,   6
China 'cups.:-and-.saucers;" -Mrs:v.M.'--���
Axam, China cream jug"; Mrs. Mitchell,
2 China cups and saucers;  Mr. and    -
Mrs. G..S. Walters, 4 bath towels; J.
Campolieto,   silver   tray;   Mrs   Gray,
1   doz.  linen serviettes;   Mrs.  W.  B.
Fleming, bon bon dish; Mrs. T. Moore,
pillow cases; Miss S. Price, Pyrex pie
plate' and stand; Mrs. E. M. Smith,
bon bon dish; J. H. Cropley. 1 linen
table cloth and 12 serviettes;  T. M.
Gulley, rolling pin; Miss M. Goodeve,
tablecloth; Geo. H. Gray, cut glass and
china;   Mrs.   H.   J.   Purkis,   painted
center piece;' Cleveland Toney, 1 doz.
China plates;   Mr.  and Mrs.  T. W.
Clarke, electric boudouir lamp;  Miss
Annie-Casselmah7b"e"rry spoon. '
Forestry Association
Show Well Received
The Lecture and Picture Show held
on Wednesday evening in the Greenwood Theatre was greatly appreciated
by a well filled house.
Major Ian Anderson in his discourse,
gave a brief but very interesting
lecture on the Canadian Forestry
Association as a whole and some outstanding features of the pictures which
were shown.
Mr. Charles Wilkinson, the operator,
then proceeded to show some of the
most interesting pictures ever shown
locally. They were practically all B.C.
views and showed only too plainly.
what a beautiful Province we live in
and particularly brought out the importance of saving or protecting our
precious forests. One also received a
good glimpse of the various industries
of the Province, namely furniture
manufacturing, glove making, fishing
and lumbering. A number of slides
were shown of the Vancouver Exhibition which takes place on August 10th
to ,20th
At the close of the Show Rev. A.
Walker acting as, chairman for the
occasion, expressed in a few well
chosen words how greatly he had enjoyed the evening and asked the audience to make a motion for a vote of
thanks to be tendered both Major
Anderson and Mr. Wilkinson. Mr.
Chas. King responded and made a
motion' which Mr. S. B. Hamilton-
seconded and the audience showed
their appreciation by a hearty applause.
Major Anderson thanked the audience for their attention and appreciation and then called on Mrs. A. Walker
to play the National Anthem.
Everyone went away feeling rather
proud of being a British Columbian.
Real Treat in Store
For Theatre Patrons
A most delightful party was held at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Silas Smith
at -Blakeburn, on Friday, last. The
guests.present were: Mrs.,Geo. Murray, Mrs. B. Murray, Mrs. ��� Cunningham, Mrs.: Gibson, Mrs.- Foster, Mrs.
Frank Bond, Mrs. Sheriff, Mrs. Wood,
Mrs. Hunter, * Mrs. Wm. Oxley, Mrs.
A. Lakeland, and daughter, Peggy,
Mrs. Sims,; and Miss Mackay. The
evening was spent in games, Miss
Mackay winning first prize at whist,
and Mrs. Sims, consolation. On word
contest, Mrs. B. Murray, 1st prize and
Mrs.-Foster,   consolation.   Following ,,������.._
the   games- a   splendid  supper   was on Tuesday to attend the wedding of
served, the party breaking up at 2 a.m. his son, Reginald.
��� Nellie Wren will once again delight a
Greenwood audience by singing at the
Picture  Show  on Saturday  evening.
Any persons who were unable to hear '
the singer before ought to make sure ,
of their treat this time.' Come and
hear   the   singer   and   see   Rudolph'
Valentino in "The Son of the Sheik".
on Saturday, July 23rd, at 8:15 p.m.'
Jas. Skilton returned from the Coast -JJHE   GEEENWOOD   LEDGE
a
Now packed in Aluminum.
lYour grocer knows when you order
RED ROSE ORANGE PEKOE you
are a judge of fine tea.
The Canadian People
Quick Stop for Airplanes
New Device Wil! Permit. Pianos to
Land on Roofs of EHiildings
Airplanes can now bo safely
'.brought to a stop within a distance
twice thoir own length under a reversing propeller arrangement patented by C. Francis Jenkins, noted
Washington Inventor. /
The propeller cannot be operated
until the piano lands, Jenkins explained, and when thrown in reverse
halls tlie airplane witli lho ease ol'
powerful brakes.
The inventor believes lib device
will permit sir fields lor mail ami
commerce to bo established on the
roofs of buildings, eliminating thc
slower, and cost I \ hauling of mail, ex-
presK and passengers! from suburban
fields, -       -
In rounding out the celebration of the Diamond Jubiloo of Con'odora-*'
'tion;-'the Dominion Parliament at its next session might well lake one more-
step to further promote a united Canadian sentiment and. develop a. stronger
Canadian national spirit by..making legislative provision for the recognition
of the Canadian race, and-to enact that a person born in Canada,, whatever
their racial dofieeul, shall be designed Iu ' thc census returns of this
Dominion as a "Canadian."
AL Lhc present time, tons of thousands of native-born Canadians; are
made Lo suffer a feeling of inferiority, not only in their own eyes but before
tho world, througli their inability to record themselves as Canadians. Under
tho census regulations of the* past they havo been forced to designate
themselves as English, Irish, Scotch, French, Dutch, G-erriian, American, ���-
anything bul what tliey really aro,  Canadians.
. As a result, the census statistics of this Dominion advertise to the
world lhal this country of Canada is inhabited by all manner of races and
conditions of people, except Canadians. That in all this broad Dominion,
a self-governing nation in tlie British Commonwealth of Nations', with.'a.
statu.-; equal to' that of Great Britain itself, and a full-Hedged member of the
League of Nations, there is no such parson as a Canadian.
If iu England the same * antiquated and obsolete system .'of-census*
enumeration prevailed, many families who have lived In England i'or.
centuries would be compelled to'classify themselves as'Dutch, or French,
anything but English. His Gracious Majesty the King, the Prince o'f Wales,
nnd otlier members of the Royal Family would-������be. recorded a's German. In
lho United States, if our absurd system, existed,* there.'would.bo every known
race under the nun, except Americans. It is the un-understandable:
Insistence of Ihc Ottawa authorities in* this matter which is .one of the
.-crimes of people in other lands fallirrg to understand and appreciate tlie
national and international position of Canada today.
Furthermore, the existing state of things is most unfair to the people
of Canada. There are thousands o'f Canadians whose'patents,''grandparents;
great-grandparents, were born in Canada, and who do hot. know, and much
less care, whether generations back their forebears originally'hailed from
the nrltbli Isles, the continent of Europe, or lho isles of the seas. Thej-' are
Canadians. That is'good ��� enough for them, and It ought .to. be ���-.���good-enough
for the Canadian Government. [������"[[[[. X
In some eases a man's great-grandfather may have.been Scotch and
his great-grandmother French; 'their son -may have-married a German; the
female offspring of this latter union hay have, married "a Ukrainian horn in
Canada but ono of whoso parents was a Hungarian, -who in turn had Russian
blood. Whal is the nationality of such a Canadian-horn man? ' He,himself:
-.does not know, and it is doubtful If the average census -enumerator; can
figure h out. .The only point on'which tho enumerator ' .is /clear/'7and
because the. Government hi its-instructions* to him makes it absolutely clear,
is the man i" not a Canadian regardless of the number of these generations
of varying racial descent who were bo'nt In Canada.
"Canada onr Country" was the motto, of tho Diamond Jubilee celebrations. "Our people Canadians" should be tho record disclosed by the
census returns, not a conglomerate mixture of peoples. Under the existing
system of enumeration It is not at ."all surprising .that so many false statements are being made to the' effect that Canada is rapidly becoming a non-
English country, aud that the foreign-born predominate.: If the'children of
three ancl four generations o'f native-tan Canadians .must still be classified
ar. Russian, or German,' or ���'���Austrian, anything and everything but Canadian,
it is small wonder that -people * who do not understand our'uniquely absurd
. system are misled and arrive at conclusions the very reverse of true.
Canada';; Diamond'jubilee year is a. most, appropriate limp.' for'Parliament to right this injustice to so many of its citizen's and to the Dominion
us a whole.-
Soar Stomach Risings
Siiklued by "Nerviline"
.    A Few Drops Bring Relief
The wondcri'dil relieve you get from
twenty drops of Nerviline will surprise you. Take it tn sweetened
water, and aln.osi. immediately you
feel better. Ts'erviline wings up the
gas" eauee'd by fermenting food, and
relieves that distressed feeling in the
stomach. ���' Wlicn co.lc or cramps
strike'you* at night, Nerviline is a
sure .''.relief.*.' For general use in the
���family, for. emergent ills, always keep
triisty-Nerviline on hand. Hoc. al all
dealers.
Big Demand For Farm Boys
Waiting List of Six Hundred Farmers
Reported at Cuelph
SL\ hundred applications from
farmers throughout Canada for bo'ys
brought to Vimy Ridge Farm, Guelph,
Ont., for placement aiv ou file at the
farm now, according to Superintendent W.'.Sard. The demand for itoys
is,so large thai no party which has
arrived this year has*;-stayed at lhe
institution for longer than -IS hours.
Applications have been received from
agriculturists in Alberia and Saskatchewan/and even one from Quebec. The groups thi.-i year, though not
so large as-in- 192(1 aro, arriving more
.frequently, and tho boys generally
are of a better type.
DEBILITYDUE
TO INDIGESTION
Fined For Laughing
Display of Mirth Leads to Trouble 1"
German Town
At Scttin. in Germany, laughter is
liable to lead to trouble.
A German couplo, llerr and Frau-
Staur.er, stopped out of a shop while
the latter told her husband a funny
story. Tho husband burst into a
hcaity guffaw, whereupon a policeman rushed to the scene.' charged
ihe husband with disturbing the
peace, ond lined hiin a dollar on the
spot.
This affront so amused Herr Stan-
7,er lhat he again burst out laughing.
Before the flual chuckle had. ended
he was being led away to tho police
court. A witness testified that ho
had not laughed but had -"bleated
like a sheep,"
This remark so tickled tho laughing husband that ho could not keep
solemn no longer ��� and enjoyed another iicurty laugh. Ho ..was fined
about ?2.d0. Still with a smile on his
face.. Stanzer handed tho clerk
? 10.00, telling the official to credit
him with ?5.00 on his next laughs.
"Contempt of court," said the Bench,'-
and find him $12.50.
Wheat Pool Agency
For Souih America
Western Canadian Wheat Pools Will
Establish Selling Agency In
the Argentine ��� .
W. J. Jackman has been appointed
resident representative in the Argon-
tine for the selling -agency of the
three Western Canadian wheat pools.
He will leave for his uow .field of
work early in September and will
have-his- headquarters in- Buenos
Aires.
The appointment is the outcome of
a scouting trip that Mr. Jackson mado
to South America last year for the
purpose of inquiring into the -general
conditions of the wheat .trade in that
country. It has since been decided
by the wheat pools to be permanently
represented there and Avhile the office will bo of a somewhat experimental character it is intended to
give it a 'thorough trial, in expectation of the two countries coming into
fairly close relations as both producers and exporters of wheat.
To Cross Ocean In Small Boat
Steel  Vessel Twelve  Feet  Long  Will
Be Used By Daring Navigator
In a tiny, submarine-like steel vessel of his own construction, built during his spare lime, William Oldham.
o'( Warrington, Lancashire, proposes
t'o set out. shortly oil;;.an adventurous
voyage from Dover to New Vork. The
boat, which is only 12 feet long, with
���a beam of 3 feet, will be propelled by
a navigator wiih a pedal mechanism
much like bicycles operating the two-
bhi'lL-<l propollor. ���       ' -.
A "windmill" geared to* the. shaft
will relieve, him wheii the wind is
fair. Two persons can be accommodated, although there won't be full-
length sleeping quarters. There are
six    water-fight    compartments    and
four gunmetal windows. Oldham
will be able'. Lo-button'-himself-down
when the weather is bad and keep a
lookout from a small "conning tow-
<-r." He has estimated that the trip
will occupy 10 days.,,and"he is desirous of finding some one to' share the
hazards with him.  *
TERRIBLE
0       ,���__
Pimples Were Awfully
Painful. Cuticura Heals,
_���%���_.   .. ..
" A small pimple appeared bn my
chin and I scratched it causing
moic to come. The pimples-were
hard and sore and I used to keep
scratching. They festered and were
awful painful, and my face looked
terrible. I was discouraged because
when I went- out it seemed as if
everyone was looking at me.
"I began using Cudcura Soap and
Ointment and in ^week's, time I
could see they were helpingme. I
continued using them for a month
and the pimples disappeared. I was
healed." (Signed) Mrs Harry Heffel,
Borden, P. E. I., Nov. 19, 1926.
For every purpose of the toilet
and bath, Cuticura.Soap; Oinrment
and Talcum are excellent.
������__!��� E��.5i Tie* br K��U.   Addreu Ont&'xn
_<��-���:  -EtenhraM, tt4, MontrML"   Prica, So��p
Ut. Oir.tir.tnt 28 aad Me. Talcum 25e.
J823T Cuticura Sharing StlcSt 2Se.
Double Wedding In Airplane
Machine Carried Witnesses, Clergyman, and  Invited Guests       ���  *
For the first time in the history of
aviation a doublo marriage ceremony
was conducted n't Berlin. Germahp,
high in the air, directly over two
churches. Tho vows were exchanged
before a regular altar .erected in the
Plane, whilo a phonograph reproduced organ music.        ���������<_ ���*-.��� .*
���A. r.ohrbach-ltohind plane, one of
the largest air vessels of tho --Lufthansa, had been transformed into a bower of flowers with the beautifully
decorated altar In the centre.
The new wedded couples returned
to the Templelhor Air Port, -where
they received the congratulations of
numerous friends, and partook of a
breakfast before starting on their respective honeymoons,    w
Perfect    Digestion     Comes     Through .
"���*.v, Rich, Red Blood
There can be no perfect digestion
unless you have rich, red blood. This
Is ���scientifically true, li is also true
that, there'Is no tonic for the stomach
t.hat_is not a tonic for every other
part of the body. Tho way, then, io
tone up the stomach is to tone up the
blood. ..-".*.."
."*. The .many so-called stomach remedies merely -try fo digest ybur food
foi- you. How much better it is to
tone up the stomach"so that it will do
its own work as nature intended.
There'is* no pleasure in eating pre-
digeslefl food. Tone up your stomach
and your appetite and digestion will
soon bo normal.
ff^oarTlIgestio'n_i3"weak-an(l-your
blood thin you need the help of Dr.
'.Williams': Pink Pills 'to enrich the
blood and restore strength, ln addition ��� use-?care in the selection of your
food and your stomach trouble will
soon pass away. Mr. Cordon Duiulas,
Peierboro. Ont., tells as follows what
this medicine did for him. Ho says:
''Something over a year ago ] was
a gasoline salesman when I ,was
taken sick. I felt very miserable and
lost twelve pound,���; in weight. L-dld
not sleep well and could not cat as 1
could scarcely retain anything in my
stomach. I, went to a local doctor
avIio told .me the fumes of the gas
.had got Into my syslnm. He gave ine
| some medicine' and told me I had better go. to the country for a change of
aij;. 1 did so, but I still fell listless
and groggy, and had no ambition. On
the advice of a friend I decided to
try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. ��� 1 had
not been taking the pills long before
I was beginning to rest bettor, and
to eat fairly well. I kept on taking
the pills until at tho end of the
seventh box I knew 1 did not need
any more, as I had gained tho weight
I had lost, slept well and could eat
anything. I have since had splendid
health and cannot say too much in
praise of Dr. Williams' Pink rills.
You can get these Pills from any
-medicine dealer or by mall at 50 cts.
a box. from The Dr. Williams* r-fedi-
ciue Co.. Brocks ilie, Ont.
Airships Terminal Planned
$350,000 To Be Spent On Equipment
In South Africa
Plans concerning --the projected
'mooring mast and 'ground equipment
for an airship terminal in the Union
of South Africa are almost completed. It is agreed that tho airship
service shall ho controlled by the
Union's railway administration and
that approximately '5350,000 will be
spent on the mast itself. It is understood this will be located near
Cape Town./ The Government committed itself .to construction of a
mast as the Union's contribution to
an intter-Empire airship service.
Farmers Market Tour
W.   N.   V.   1690
British Expedition To B.C.
Will-.Collect Rare Flower Seeds in
Mount Garibaldi District
The Royal Horticultural Society of
Great Britain, with its history of over
one hunderd years of good work, has
decided to finance an expedition to
the Mount Garibaldi, district of British Columbia for the purpose of collecting seeds from the numerous rare
and beautiful flowers which revel in
the hlghei- slopes of these grand hills.
,T. C. Bennett, Lake Hill, alpine and
rare plant specialist, ia to organize
and direct tho expedition.
Teacher: "For men must work
and women must weep." What, is the
meaning of that line, Tommy?"
���Tommy:- "It means that men have
to wo'ric to get money, and then the
women have to cry before the.men
will-divide it with them." - ���
Miller's Worm Powders are sweet
and palatable to children, who show
no -hesitancy���iu-taking-thom.-���They-
will certainly bring worm troubles to
an end. They are a strengthening
and stimulating medicine, correcting
the disorders of digestion that U15
worms cause and imparting a healthy
tone lo the. system most beneficial
to devlopment.
An Exceptional Opportunity for Farmers of Western Canada to
Vir-it tho Old Land
The British market must ever remain the most desirable outlat . for
Canadian farm products. As a result
of keen competition from other countries, it ls vital that tho Canadian
farm'er should become familiar with
what this market desires. As very few
agriculturally trained observers from
this country havo had this privilago,
many wo'uld welcomo tho opportunity
of making an intimate study of marketing conditions at first hand. There
hasi therefore been organized a
"Farmers' Marketing Tour" by the Department of Agriculture of tho Canadian National Railways. 'This tour,
which will be open to any Canadian
farmer, will be of somo seven weeks
duration, leaving Halifax January S,
next, with a full month spent in the
old land, during which important,
marketing centres in England and
Scotland, and some of "tho farms
whero famous breeds of __ livestock
havc been developed, will be# visited,
with a side trip to Denmark for a
study of co-operative marketing in
land of its birth.
Thc tour originated by Dr. W. J.
Black, director of colonization, agriculture and natural resources, on the
Canadian National Railways is being
planned to provide the maximum of
educational value, combined with all
the pleasures of tho ordinary sightseeing lour. The study of conditions
abroad by a large group"of observers
from the.farms in Canadasho'uld have
Us practical results In the successful
application of thp knowledge-gained
on such a tour to the general im-'
provement of thc agricultural -industry in Canada. ,
The tour is essentially for tlio Canadian farmer, Any farmer anywhere
in Canada, or anyone vitally interested in agriculture and marketing problems, and In the development of wider
markets for Canadian products, may
join the tour, and it will also bo possible for women who are. interested
In any phase o�� agriculture to go.  ,
The cost of tho tour from the time
of leaving Halifax, .Canada, until the
return to that port "will be $500.01..
This cost includes all ocean-fares and
meals, railway and bus fares in the
old laud, accommodation at.,good medium-class hotels, meals and ordinary
costs incidental Lo the tour whilo
overseas.
In addition: members of the party
will .pay their railway fare and cost of
travel to and from the port of sailing
at special rates provided,-and will be
required to bear passport-costs, Gov-
urnmonl tax on steamship ticket, tips
ou board ship crossing the Atlantic,
and personal expenses such as laundry, etc... and any additional expense
of entertainment incurred" by themselves.
Ocean accommodation Is being provided by the White Star Line,. Canadiau Service. The parly will sail on
the'Steamship "Devonian" on Sunday.
January 8th, tho accommodation for
tho party being tourist class with run
of ship. The return voyage will be
madu on tho steamship "Albertlc,"
sailing from Glasgow on February
19th, the accommodation for the party
on_thIs shin being tourist class. Tho
:-_-=_*
A Firestone Contribution
to Economical Travel
The greatest enemy to tfro life fa
not thc chopped-up road, the i.ro"��r��.:i
pavement or thc harsh grind of rc-.-rj-i
city streets���but heat, which is urectt-.ri
by internal friction. Keat not o:i!y
weakens the fabric, hut also softens th<*
the rubber and causes blowouts ***id
tire failures.     /  , *���
Firestone chemists and engineers kfew
that if they could find n way' to eliminate this destructive bent and S-atft-n&I
friction, the mileage giving qualities of
tires would bc greatly increased. Such
a method was found and celled "Gum- '
Dipping."
Thc Gum-Dipping process ii on* df
Firestone's contributions to economical
travel���in -insulates and imprepnatea
every fiber of every cord with robber,
reducing internal friction and at' ths
same time binding the cords together
by a stronger union of rubber,. thus
giving greater strength and flexibility
to thc tire.
Firestone dealers everywhere���familiar
with Gum-Dipping and its advantages
--will gladly explain how thousands of
extra miles ore built into Firestone
tires by this exclusive method. Take
advantage ofthe Gum-Dipping process
to lower your tire costs this year.
FIRESTONE TIRE ��__ RUBBER CO.
OF CANADA LIMITED
Hamilton, Ontario
MOST MILES PER DOLLAR
Sorting Mail In Air
-
British Air Ministry Is Making Test
of Special Plane
An aeroplane specially designed
for the rapid transport of mails ci.i
being tested by the Air Ministry. It
will carry, bo?ldes the pilot and an
engineer, a postal sorter, who will
continue his wo'rk whilo Hying at 100
miles an hour.    ,
This latest type of mail aeroplane
is fitted with parachutes, and Instead
of the usual tail skid has a stecrable
tail wheel, with powerful brakes to
help pull the machine up quickly on
alighting at sniall aerodromes. A central engine room contains two Napier engine?*, oach of 500 h.p.
I accommodation and service on these
' well known steamships   is   excellent
! and the parly is assured o'f a pleasant
! and comfortable voyage. Members of
I tho party wishing to'-iemaln longer In
the old land may arrange for similar
accommodation on    any,   later ��� ship
through the White Star"Line offices
overseas.
Further information may--be secured abolit tho Farmers* Marketing
Tour by communication with W. J.
Black, Director of Colonization. Agriculture and Natural 'Resources, Canadian National Railways in Canada.
Firestone Builds the Only Gum-Dipped Tir��o
Russia Preparing For War
Military Sports Advocated to Awaken
���   Enthusiasm of Youth of Country
A campaign is on foot throughout
the Soviet Union for the promotion
of military preparedness in the faco
of recent developments, which aro
regarded as threats o'f Avar. The period from July 10 to July 17 was '
designated as "defense week," toward-uio success of which all efforts
were -directed.     "
Military sports are -being strongly
advocated aa a means to awaken tho
enthusalsm of the youth of the coun:
try and tiie heads of the unions are
exhorting", thcir members to rally
around "Ossosviaket," Russia's, greatest voluntary martial organization.
The latter is headed by Alexis Likoff ���
and "War Commissar Voroshiloff, and"
its members are said to number mil--
lions. . ���
Blisters.
.   Prevent any chance   of   infection by using Minard's.   Heals
' also. ���...;���
When a man has real troubles he
keeps them to himself.
Nothing as Good for Asthma.
Asthma remedies .come and- go but
every year tho Hales of the original
Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy
grow greater aud greater. No further
evidence could be asked of its remarkable merit. It relieves. It Is always
of the same unvarying Quality which
the sufferer from asthma learns to
know. Do not suffer another attack,
but get this splendid remedy today.
Insulin Capsules Made
tubulin may. now bo taken in capsules, according to Investigators at
the University at ]3roslau, Germany,
who claim to havc found a substitute ��� for lhe pancreatic, insulin.
Heretofore the remedy for. diabetes
could not be given in the form of
drops, powders or tablets, but must
be injected under the skin. Prof.
J. C. Minkowski, who conducted tho
method of giving insulin*has been effective ia a number of cases.
The Faimily "Physician.���The good
doctor is always .worth his feo. But
it is not always possible to get a doc-.
to'r'just when yoirwant him. In such
cases,- common senso suggests tho use
of reliable home remedies, such as
Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil, which is
wonderfully effective in easing-Inflammatory pains and healing cuts,
scratches���bruises-and-sprains.^-Tho.
presence of this' remedy in the family
medicine chest saves many a fee.
A Mammoth Whitefish
A whitefish weighing 12% pounds
dressed, was netted in Cedar Lake,
east of Tlio Pas, Manitoba, recently.
Thc Pas Herald says this is probably
the longest flsh of -the species -ever
taken in northern waters,
Corns cannot exist when Holloway'a
Corn Remover is applied to them, because, ib goes to the root and .kills tho
growth.
Science has gone far, hut the stairs
slill creak under the softest pressure at 2.30 a.m. t
Minard's Liniment for earache.    ������'.
Mapping Canada From the Air
Since 192 L whe-n aerial photographic
surveys were begun bj; the Topographical Survey of.the Department of the
Interior, 25,630 square miles in Canada havo been covered by vertical
photographs and 127,7'I0 square miles
by oblique aerial 'photographs.
Canada's'gross agricultural wealth
is nearly eight billion?,, .increasing
nearly three-quarters of a billion ln
three years.
Alberta Fur Production
Olllclal figures show that Alberta's
total fur production for . the . fiscal
year 1925-2C was valued at $2,122,778.-
00. This represents a gain of $90.-
000.00 over the preceding year, and
puts Alberta in-thlrd place among the
provinces in the value of furs produced, i
Oysters, and clams contain about
100 times as much Iodine as beefsteak.
CHOLERA, CRAMPS,
PAINS IN THE STOMACH
RELIEVED BY
A Loudon school started primarily
to teach languages, now finds most
of its pupils among American tourists who. are anxious . to acquire an
English accent within*a short time..
A' close second-in popularity is a
course in "curing" accents.
The way to see the virtues of a
trust is to become a stockholder.
JJy a now device an approaching
train completes a circuit and thus
swings a crossing light into a commanding position, rings a bell and
displays a danger flag.     '*<**���.-- ,,
Minard'B Liniment for insect bite*.
Mrs.'P. Lcavitt, Back Bay, N.B.,
writes:���"Last Bummer my children
were very ill with cholera ancl suffered
aeverelv from cramps and pains in their
stomachs. I tried several remedies, but
nothing seemed to1 do them any good.
A friend of mine told mo to fry Dr.
Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry. I
got a bottle and gave them a few closet
and they soon found relief. Now I will
never be without it in the Bummos
mouths."
Don't Accept a. Substitute
This preparation has bc-rn on i'l? mar*.
ket for 80vears; put v.p^ only !.;. Tn- T.
Milburn do., Limited, Toivrao, Ch.
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Ma Buzz gets it in the .neck
FLIT spray clears your home of mosquitoes
and flies. It also kills bed bugs, roaches, ants,
and their eggs. Fatal to insects but harmless to
mankind. Will uot stain.  Get Flit today.
: Distributed in Canada by Fred J. lVhiilow Cf Co., Limited, Toronlo
DESTROYS
Plies Mosquitoes Moths
Ants Bed Bugs Roaches
"Tbe yellow can
witb.the bfack band'."
�����ii-hi ��� r_n_rw_;nr_Frr-r_i_-.�� ^nrtTmfB'^��,iiinilviimri
The Arctic
picturesque Setting Fast Disappearing
H    With Introduction of Modern
Methods
���Donald MacMiilan,- the ..explorer,
Ijiion ho assembled hia equipment at
f/iscasset,   Maine,  for  a  new  inva-
|On  of tho Arctic,  gave  important
.ace lo a combination motor truck
'��d sled, whichNvili    doubtless   as-
/aish the Eskimos, even if it does
ft do'all the'other things expected
|| it. The contraption- has four
jterpillar wheels lif the rear,- and
ftners in front, burns gasoline, and
automobile steering gear.- It is
fcected to 'replace ' the traditional
[fe-drawn sleds.
���Jotorists who have endcNivored fo
*;rl theh-  cars after leaving  them
,t all night at    twenty-live ��� below
jo will'doubtless concede that Macallan may have quite a chore on his
������ids when he tries lo warm up his
ij'tor for   an   early   morning,   start
(or a sixty-below night somewhere
north of th.e    late    Mr.    Baffin's
jygrouml.    jjut, If  the motor  sled
|'S prove a success in tho high laf i=
(.es then there will pass from Arc-
{.) exploration one of the last ves-
|is of romance. Take from thc pic-
jo_lhc shaggy lnalamule dog, rav-
jmsly    exercising.--his    fangs    on
,Uque fish and  other  frozen  da in-
and what Is (here loft?
fallen it is recalled, tliar. bolh Byrd
1  Amundsen,  on  their  successful
ar expcdUions, uto well balanced
:ils  pretly   regularly,  ancl   sent  in
ir reportR by radio, and that Mac-
Ian     now     purposes  . fliwering
���ougli thc frozen Pastes, it seems
ir hark b;ick lo'the day when Old
--Cook t-akl he found  (he North
? on foot, with lhe assistance of
Eskimos and a pocketful of gum-
Placing The Blame
Who Is Responsible For Devastation
of Foreots By Fire
Forest and Outdoor says: "Om.
man. is aroused because his hunting
lodge and camping site'is, changed
overnight from a place of beauty, 'the
home of game and birds, to a desolate, barren,>iiseless -��� waste. He
blames the careless fishermen who
are responsible. Another' approaches
his summer home and must pass
througli miles 'of ugly blackened forest. He blames the thoughtless motorist who carelessly tosses his
match on the right-of-way; and still
another passes through a once thriving village where lie was wont to obtain his food supplies; the mill is
closed,    the    village    deserted;    he
Responsibility of Cri-i-ina..
Defectives   Must  Dear the   Responsibility" For Their Crimes '
jVo .matter whal account psychologists and pathologists may give of the
pr-.-pensit.v-tt)  commit  cri :u\    criminals must continue to be dealt wiih
by  tho    administration    of    justice.
That u given vicious ilian.cter Ij the
descendant cf a series of forebears
most of whom have shown soiiuj mental or moral weahness does noi  lessen tho obligation of the law-enforcement  aiitlforitiiiB  to protect    society
from  his    dishonesty    ot    violence.
Alienists may ' come    forward    and
testify  in  iho  ea.io  pf a man  convicted o^'h brutal cri me thar. though
he was always regarded iu men tally
responsible   lie   is  a  defective,   not
capable  of    diotinguh.hing    between
right aud wrong in-certain relations.
Neither judge'nor jury can pronounce
uiion the accuracy of scch evidence.
Nor are  Ihc-y called  upon io do/so.
Theii- function Js lo see that justice
is done, and  lo whatever heredllary
taiut or mcnti.il, abnormality iipecial-
isls  may atlribulo the   man's   bont
towards crime, he .-nti.st not be allowed to remain at largo.   Ahd. generally speaking, he must be treated as
responsible for his crime and receive
the-  punishment J.hc_ .law  prescribes.
Thef View expressed ,'by the president
of (lie International''Anti-Crime Con-'
forence  that iias,boon    nleeflng   in
-Nelson. B.C., is thai an overwhelming,
proportion of the  crimes  committed
are the acts of persons who are not
tools of   uncoiurolablc-   impulse    or
.without  the  power  to ^refrain  from
crime.    There is-scarcely a criminal
vrho ij' so wanting in mentality as to
he  without at  lea.it  an  instinct  of
self-pretcrvation.    Rarely   are   criminals so defective as to bc unaware of
the consequences of their act and in:
different as  to "whether or not ihey
are found out. On the contrary, they
usually do everything possible to turn
suspicion away from them and to en-
Will kill many times more flies
for (he money than any other
fly killer. Each pad will kill flies
all day, every day, for three
weeks. At all Grocers, Drug--
sisis and General Stores ���
<JOc and 25c per package.
Millions of "Dead" Letters
Canada's New Carillon
blames the careless camper who left j s\"'e their escape. The murderer
Iiis camp fire burning. Finally, hc
himself is blamed because he, too,
one day knocked the heel of his pipe
out against a rotting log, left smouldering embers which next - day  kin
dled and later destroyed a large pulp
wood area.
"Is 11 always the-other follow?"
Where Cyclist Is Supreme
Al
riST^tteghia LcarierT
'Profiting By Mistakes
|jSTever regret a mistake or waste
'Ihlnkins  about how sorry you
Other" Vehicles Iri Paris Must Give
Him Right-of-Way
The bicycle is the .favorite method
of mechanical travel in Paris. Itich
and poor use It as ajiealthful manner in transportation. Every park
has Its- cycle path, invariably swarming with riders. 'J'he cyclist' is supreme on the roadway. Taxis, autos
and carriages must dodge him. To
run down n. cyclist fe a serious
offense and the penalty is almost a.
term in prison. Tho national bicycle
cross country races in France excite
as much interest as our championship
baseball games. Priests lido ladles'
safety bicycles to protect their, flow-
ing robes.
Vie.*w Would   Be  Better ���
She was one of those women who
spend hours in lho shops, but never
Should  an  assistant
you made one.   -Make a decision,! buy  anything
approach  her and enquire what she
ia act. If you are wrong, admit
mistake or error; then go ahead
\\ do (lie right thing as you see it.
:-r bluff or try to cover up your
bakes, , Mistakes profit you if you
}U by them."
ftawa Woman Made Strong by
[Taking Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound
-  i
(>ttawa, Ontario.���"I waa terribly
���.'-down after the birth of my third
��y. I had awful bearing-down pains
I wa.s afraid 1 had serious trouble.
las tired 'all the time and had no
(���etite. My sister-in-law is taking
lia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com-
nd and cannot praise it too highly
naked me to try it. I have liad
f-ndid results and feel fine all the
le now.   Any one who needs, a
Irough piclc-me-up soon . learns
n mc what to take. "���Mrs. Renk
���uin, 312 Cumberland Street, Ot-
a, Ontario.       ^
Terrible Backache
jamilton" Ont.���"After my baby
|[ born I had terrible backache and
[laches. I could not do my worlc and
, tired from the first minute I (rot
i But worst of all were.the. pains
j-iy sides when I moved about. I
J.to sit or lie down for a while af-
irards. I could keep my houso in
Ir, but many things had to go un-
li'at the time, because of my ail-
Its. I was told by a neighbor to
l> Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
| pound, as she said it would build
;:p.   I was relieved before I had
(>r the first we bought and have
nad any trouble like it since. ''���
T. MarklEj 60 Burton Street,
tilton, Ontario, 0
needed, she invariably replied: _.
"Oh, I'm merely looking!"
" On this occasion she had been
wandering round the big store, passing from counter lo counter, turning
over first this and then that; when
an assistant asked her as usual:
"What cau I get you. madam?"
"Oh, I'm merely looking!" came her
prompt reply.
llut this assistant was braver than
the general kind, .-and he gently but
firmly retorted:
"Madam, if you would .take the
lift to our roof garden, you'll see a
great deal further."
Has Strlngless Violin
Canon F. W. (Mliiln rector of the
parish of Faulkbourne, England, has
a hobby���unique musical Instruments. He has about GOO specimens
from all cornors of the earth. Oddest
of all, perhaps, is a striugless violin.
Another surprising musical: instrument i.s what appears to lie a large
family Wble; when opened it shows,
a keyboard and a small set of pipes.
On this organ tho canon has played
at .mission services.
seldom shows as little,regard for his
owij life as for thai, of his victim. Jio
uses all his wiU to save himself from
lho gallows. The monster who is
spoken of as the "gorilla man'-' may
be what Is called a moral imbecile,
but he was cunning enough to contrive to "escape detection and arrest
until he'had coirmiited about, twenty
murders in-tho most atrocious manner. ' Will anybody say that because
of some supposed mental incapacity
psychiatrists may find iu him, the
worst of criminals should escape
death at the hands of the hangman?
Surely not.���Mail and Empire.
Court Travels By Airplane
Carried   Law   on   Whirlwind   Tour  of
,   Sixteen   Hundred   Miles
Plying justice has 'supplanted tlio
traditional" Iron-fisted law of tho
Northlaud.'s gold hunters. The first
Federal Court ever to penetrate the
Arctic circle arrived at .Wiseman.
Alaska, by airplane from Fairbanks,
wrapleting_jnjithrec_hour?-a_.ioti]-ne.v--
tliat would have taken a month by
dog ream.
District Judge Cecil II. Clegg,"accompanied by thc .prosecuting attorney, United States marshal ancl the
court stenographer, carried law on a
whirlwind tour of 1,GOO miles. From
Wiseman thoy went to l.uby and
thence back to Fairbanks, making in
���i few days a 'trip that would. have
have taken the bolter, part of the
summer if traversed over the snow-
covered trails,
The aerial court was welcomed to
this frontier. town by the entire
population of the Koyukuk district
with dances of the Eskimo aud the
white men, staged in a pioneer igloo,
A greater curiosity than the Hying
justice'   were "' watermelons,   ' canta-
| loupes and cherries,' brought, in the
'plane, luxuries never before soon m
Wiseman.
The long distance record for carrying justice, into the'; north was
formerly held' by Judge Clegg ancl
l'rosecuting, Attorney E. 13. Collins,
who last whiter spent several months
travelling 1.400 miles by dog.,team
from Fairbanks to hold court iu
BetlH'l.
Yearly   Report   Shows   Necessity .of
Being   Careful   About   Address
It will come as a surprise to most
People, and a�� a shock to many, to
learn from the Canadian Post. Ollice
Department t-iuit nearly 2.000,000
"dead" letters were handled by this
department during last year. More
than 1,000 of those letters were registered ��� and had a monetary value
-amounting w ihousamls of dollars.
In fact, the sum of $19,._50 was recovered by Postal authorities frou.
this large Quantity of undelivered
mail. . The number of such letters is
for too great. While it will never be
possible, -perhaps. . to co:mplcielv
eliminate all "dead" letters, they
could be reduced lo a negligible
number through a little carefulness
by.the writers.
H is sheer carelessness on the pari
of the writer in addressing'the envelope lhat is the primary reason for
the "majority of the 2,000,000 "deads."
What a world of tragedy 'may lie be-'
hind this huge quantity ()f undelivered mail.- Think of il. Two million
persons in the world wondering why
two million others "never replied to
the lotier I wrote." Hopes may hav*
been blighted, hearts broken, fortunes lost. Who ciji tell how many
tender outpourings of feminine
hearts. have been revealed to ruthless official searching in "-dead" letters for a return address, The moral is clear; Make sure the address on
all letter-, is correct, ancl heed fhe
admonition of the Post Office Department to write a return address on
the outside or all envelopes, you wi]I
bo doing the officials a good lurn and,
incidentally, yourself.-
Is Considered Finest and Most Complete Ever Constructed,
"Canada's splendid new' carillon,
installed in the Memorial Tower of
the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, seems to. havo met the highest
anticipations of the' Government
and added another laurel loaf to
the crown' earned by the famous
foundry at Croydon, England. Both
the thousands who heard the bells
peal forth thoir joyous message at
noon of Jubilee ,l)ay,->aiid -the millions
tf>-whom it came by radio throughout
the length and breadth of'the Dominion, w.ere enthralled by thc rich cjual
ity of the sound a,nd amazed at .the
ability of the. bells to" reproduce every
it
kind of music. This had been demonstrated in England 'at the recital given by M. Lefovere, tlie.distinguished
Belgian carillonour,- al ihe foundry,
An account printed at the tlmo stated
thai no less than 1,200 people visited
the Croydon works .to see the Canadian carillon, described as the finest
and most, complete over constructed
ln the. home of bell-ringing.
Ottawa lias ,'adced been favored
in becoming the possessor of a
carillon unrivalled al. the present
time, and that will remain a perennial fountain of joyr and inspiration
lo the people of today 'and to generations yet. unborn. In England it
was generally admitted that this
latest production of a craftsmanship
unequalled by any oilier country of
thb world, is an instrument of great
majesty and beamy. The carillon is,
indeed, thc greatest in the world,
ranging from a tea-ton Bourdon,
tuned as closely as possible to thai
of Big Ben at Westminsler, io a treble only twelve pounds"In weight, 58
separato bells hi all. The demonstration in England revealed its
ability to -reproduce all kinds of
music, classical and popular.���St.
Thomas Times-Journal.
Utile Helps For This Week
He that contemnoth small -.things
shall fail by little and little.���Eccles.
xix.-l.
Despise not little sins;
��� The gallant ship mav sink
Though only drop by drop
The walery tide k drink.
���Richard Chenevix Trench.
The sins by which God's spirit is
ordinarily grieved arc tho sins of
small things,���laxities in keeping tho
temper, slight neglect of duly, lightness, sharpness of dealing. If it is
your habit to walk with God In tho
humblest occupations of your clay, it
Is very nearly certain that you will���'be
tilled with the Spirit always.
���Horace Bushnell.
NO BETTER MEDICINE
FOR LITTLE ONES
Excited People Weigh More
Engineers Consider This When Erecting Grandstands for Crowds
-. Investigations that have been made
I, In to tho stresses set up by the movements of crowds have shown thaj
when a crowd is excited it- weighs
much more ihan when iL is quietly
seated, so far as pressure oh tlie
floor is concerned.
This fact has to bo taken into consideration by engineers when (hey
are building.grandstands and tiers of
seats.
DurhigToccnf tests ��� a man was
placed on ihe platform of a-scale in
_i silting position, and was ihen told
to got up. As he did ' so the scale
showed ihat. his weight, or rather the
pressure on the platform, had increased by 67 per cenl. In another
test a man, getting up from a chair,
addod 7!) per cent, to. his weight,
while when he rose J-uddenly from a
couch and brought his arm down he
momentarily, exerted , not only aii
added downward force, but a horizontal force, too. It can he 'understood,
thero fore, how necessary it is to allow for the excited movements of tho
spectators when building stands for
football crowds.
W.   N. "U.   1CS0
No- Fee For Him
A spry.gentleman of 65 and his
sweetheart called on Justice of the
Peace, Ben II. Fly, of Dallas, Tex.;
to perform a .marriage ceremony.. It
was done and the pair turned to go.
"Just a minute.'* said the Justice.
"I usually charge a sniall fee for a
ceremony." "Fee?" repeated tlie
newly-wed. "'What for?,�� Say"; I've
been married four times before this,
and I ain't over paid alfee yet." Aiid
with that thoy walked out.
Your Home Medicine 'Chest. ���
Among the standard household .-remedies-that should always bo on hand in
your home inedlciue chest, none Is
more important than Dr. ' Thomas'
Eclectric Oil. Its manifold uscfuiuess
in relieving pain aud healing sickness
is knownvby many thousands throughout the land. Always use Dr. Thomas'
Eclectric OU for relieving rheumatic
and sciatic pains, treating sore
throats and chests, coughs, burns,
scalds, cuts, bruises and sprains.
The tomb of Virgil is to be purchased by the Italian Government.
Canada ' has 50 million ��� poultry,
with an anuual production value of
$50,000,000. ���
.Every cloud has a silver lining, but
the trouble of it is that most of us
are on the wrong side of the cloud.
Mutreal   shipped:   Canadian    Rrain
to 17 different countries In 1925.
Advance In Civil Aviation
Annual* Report Shows Great Increase
in Canada During 1926
Tliere was a great increase in all
branches of civil aviation in .Canada
during 1920. according to the annual
report of tho aero branch of'the'.Department of National Defence,, which
says: "Thc number of flights mado
rose 50 per cent, while the flying
time shows an increase of -1'Z, per
cent, over the - previous year. The
passenger, freight aud mail traffic,
the area recovered by reconnaissance, forest-type sketching and
aerial photography, the personal employed and the number of aircraft
registered all show a corresponding
increase. The records of the year
shew that Hying; carried out fo'r. forest protection, survey, exploration,
forest reconnaissance and , transportation to the remoter parts of the
country hjis passed beyond the pioneer stage and that, given' efficient
management and .'suitable' typos- of
aircraft, its extension in these fields
will come naturally on an economic
basis.
Puddings For Desert
Two Recipes That Have Been. Found
Unusually Delicious
Thoroj is one thing in favor of
puddings" for dessert that makes the
dish a frequent selection, and that is
that the average simple pudding can
be used for the little ones as well as
tho adult .members of the family.
Here are two recipes that have been
found unusually delicious and yet
are simple to prepare and economical :
Orange Br.ead Pudding
SA cul> Eagle Brand "Condensed -Milk,
'1 cups hot water.
1 cup sifted soft broad crumbs.   ' -
2 e;^ yolks, slightly beaten.
1 tablespon melted butter.
Juice of-tin ee oranges.
Grated rind of one orange.
\{ teaspoon salt.
Add hot water to condensed milk,
blend" thoroughly, and bring to-scalding point. Pour over broad crumbs;
let stand unlil cool. Add egg yolks,
salt, melted butter.- orange juice and
rind. Pour into a buttered, pudding
dish, set in a-pan of hot water. Bake
in :i moderate oven about forty-live
minutes. Cover with meringue' . of
stiffly beaten egg whites' and one-
.fourth-cup-sugar.���Brown-slightly���irr
a modorat oven. Serve cold, ff desired, tho whole eggs may be added
to pudding, the meringue omitted
and the pudding .served cold with
cream.
Tapioca Cream Puading
91 cup Eagle Brand Condensed Milk.
2'/i cups hot water. '
���I tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca.
U teaspoon salt.
2 eggs beaten separately.
I tablespoon melted .butter.
I tablespoon vanilla or any preferred
���flavoring. ���
Dilute ut Ilk with hoi water, blending well.. Bring to, scaldiug point in
a double boiler. Stir iu tapioca and
cook about one-half hour. Add butter and salt to egg yolks.,. Pour over
them gradually the Jiot tapioca, stirring constantly. Return to' double
boiler and cook three minutes longer. Pour slowly over the beaten egg
whites, folding in gently: flavor and
chill. Serve plain or with' cream or
frosh fruit sauce.
Vary cream tapioca pudding by
arranging fresh or canned peaches,
apricots, or sliced oranges in bottom
of serving dlslC pouring over the
chilled tapioca cream.
Is What Thousands of Mothers
Say of Baby's Own Tablets
_ A medicine for the baby or -growing child-one that the mother can
tool assured is absolutely safe as
well as efficient���is found .in Babv's
Own Tablets. The Tablets are
praised by thousands of mothers
throughout" tlio country. These
mothers have found by -actual experience that there is uo other medicine for little ones to equal them..
Once a mother has used them for her
children she will use' nothing else
Concerning them Mrs. Charles Hutt,
Ian cook Island, N.S., writes: "1 havo
ten children, the baby being just six
months old. I have .used Babv's Own
Tablets for them for the pdst twenfv
years aud can truthfully sav that -I
know of^no hotter medicine i'or little
o^iies. I always keep a box of the
Tablets in tho house and would ad-'
vise all other mothers to do so."
Baby's'Own Tablets are sold bv-all
medicine dealers or will be mailed
upon receipt of price. 25 cents per
box, by The Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co,, Brockville, Ont.
Estevan Briquetting  Plant
Five units.of the Estevan Briquet-
ting-riant- turning-o"ul"^750700"0~tons
of. fuel annually is the objective of
the new company which has taken
ovor-.o'perations at Estevan, according to' G. F. Sheehan, of Seattle, inventor of the process now. being installed. One unit, turning out 20 tons
au hour, for-- 2-1 hours of the clay, will
be in operation by December 1st, he
said. E. A. Hartley, of Seattle. Is
president of the new company.
No child should bo allowed to suffer an hour from worms when prompt
relief cau be got in a simple but
strdng remedy ��� Mother Graves'
Worm Externiinator.
An enamel for wood and .metal has
been made from a solution developed
from cotton, which is hard, durablo
and waterproof.
*"\
Minard's Liniment for warts and Pimples.
An Unusual Dwelling
Two Old French Women Keep House
in Discarded Boilers
In- iron boilers from which the
tubes have been worn out two aged
women of Paris have lived forosix
years; keeping house'in a primitive
way. The boilers are about" 8 feet
long, 5 feet wide, but only 4 feet
high. Stores have ^ibeen installed in
them i and boxes aro cupboards. IJ'Ood
is obtained by a little foraging at the
public markets. The" women say^they
have no expenses, for they are old
and expect their clothes to last as
loiig as they live, with a little repairing, for which thcy have plenty of
time.
The poppy was taken to China and
the Orient by the Arabs, who wero
clever, physicians.. The misuse of
opium is believed to have started in
India.
Colors of every tone and shade,
numbering .1-100, compiled from productions of dye makers, are displayed in an index recently issued.
A block of coal nine feet high and
four feet square -..was recently shipped to Italy.
Diamonds were worn as jewels
India 5,000 years ago.
in
Keep Minard's Liniment near at hand.
UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
y       WINNIPEG       \
Offers,  among, others,   the i' following
Courses: .
ThroiiBli its .:FACULTY OF,,. ARTS!
AND SCIENCE courses leadlnjr to tho
degrees of- R.A. -and M.A��; nnd RSc,
Including B.Sc. (Phar.), ami M.Sc.
Throuph its FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE
courses leading to tho degrees of B.Sc.
(C.E.), B.Sc- (E.E.), il.Sc, and
B.A'rcli.
ThroiiRh Us FACULTY. OF MEDICINE courses leading to the decrees
0.-M.D. and* CM.
Through    Its   FACULTY   OF  AGRICULTURE    AND    HOME    ECONOMICS, courses leadinp, to tlio degrees
of R.S.A. and B.Sc. (H.E.)
Through MANITOBA LAW SCHOOL,
an    affiliated    institution,    a    course
leading' to the degree of LL.B.
For   terms   of   admission,   details   of
courses and other information, apply
to
v W. J. SPENCE, Reoiitrar.     '   4.
\Universlty of Manitoba, Winnipeg /
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The Greenwood Ledge |    Game Regulations
Published every Thursday at
Greenwood, B.C.
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rule admits of, no exceptions.
The dates for open seasons for all
| .game, and fur-bearing animals in
British Columbia. this year were announced recently after Game Board
recommendations had been approved
by the cabinet.
' Few changes from the seasons of
last year are' ordered, the chief being
the complete protection afforded grouse
along the Prince Rupert line of the
Canadian National Railways, where
these birds have become depleted,
The new regulations supplement the
seasons for big game fixed some time
ago
Canada's net debt was reduced i>y
$42,000,000 during the past fiscal
year, a reduction in the national
debt larger than any in its history.
"The Roval York" is the name?
chosen by President Beatty for the
new Canadian Pacific hotel to be
erected at Toronto. It associates
the new hotel'with the early history
of that city.
V The blue cross means that
'-���   your subscription is due, and
that   the   editor   would   be
pleased to have more money.
Proposed Coast-Kootenay
Telephone Line
The opening for commercial ��� use of
a long distance telephone service between Penticton and Vancouver foreshadows future development of an
important character in this district.
It is currently reported that the B.C.
Telephone Company, which now operates at the Coast and in the Kootenays, is anxious to extend its lines so
as to give, in the near future, a B.C.
service between Vancouver and Nelson and eventually form a link to Calgary in an all-Canadian phone route
across the continent.
The existing commercial,service between Vancouver and Penticton is carried on the B.C. Telephone Company's
copper circuit to Kamloops. These
wires are on the C.P.R. poles. Prom
Kamloops the government iron circuit
is used to Vernon, and from Vernon to
Penticton the copper circuit of the
Okanagan Telephone Company is
utilized. .
From the Kootenays the B.C. Telephone Company has extended its lines
west as far as Bridesville.   The under-
. standing in telephones circles is that,
' in order to link up the Kootenays and
the   Coast,   B.C.   Telephone   interests
may put up a new line of copper wire
from Hope: eastwards along the Kettle
Valley   Railway   poles   to   Princeton,
thence   down   the   Similkameen   and
through   the   Okanagan   at   Fairview
���and Oliver up to.Camp McKinney and
Bridesville... Presumably  poles of  the
West Kootenay Power Company would
be  used  in' the  Okanagan.   Another
suggested   route   is   to   continue   the
present   line   of   the   company   from
Kamloops  to  Vernon  either  on   the
C.N.R. poles' through Grande Prairie
or along the C.P.R. to Salmon Arm
and over the hill to Enderby, thence
down to Vernon on C.P.R. poles. Prom
Penticton south the new government
circuit to Oliver would *be utilized, with
construction from there to Bridesville.
While these proposals will not come
into effect at once, it is generally accepted as a fact that the B.C. Telephone Company will create a through
trunk line from'the Coast to the Kootenays and eastward just as quickly as
possible.    The   Okanagan   Telephone
Company's modern equipment  would
be utilized for the Okanagan section
 in the .event oWa, through line coming east via KaniloopsTTathei-Avise^the
Okanagan    and    Kamloops    district
would feed into the through line.  At
all events the creation of this exoss-
B.C. system will mean a considerable
improvement   in   telephone   facilities
between all points of the southern interior and the Coast cities.���Penticton
Herald.
Beaverdell Briefs
:-r- i>-������ _���-._.-.-___._...........7... _'.. _	
Mrs. R. L. Clothier and children of
Victoria, are spending the holidays at
the Beaver mine.
As announced before, ������ the province
is devided into two districts only this
year for game purposes, the Western
district including all territory west of
the Cascade Mountains and south of
the Electoral district of Atlin, and the
Eastern district including the remainder of the province.
The only exception is that for migratory bird seasons in that portion of
the Lillooet electoral district to the
east of a line drawn north and south
of Alta Lake railway station will be
considered .within the Eastern district.'
In the Eastern district the deer season will be from September 1st to December 15th, inclusive, bucks, (two
only) being shot. This open season
will not apply to white tail deer in
North and, South Okanagan, Similkameen and Grand Forks - Greenwood,
west of the summit of Midway Mountain.
All fur-bearing animals, except beav-
ver and muskrats, will be open for
trapping from November 15th to April
30th, 1928, inclusive, in the Eastern
district.
Muskrats and beaver will be open
from March 15th, 1928, to April 30th
1928, in the Eastern district.
Ducks, except wood and eider, Wilson snipe, coots, geese and brant, will
be open throughout the Eastern district from September 15th to December
31st.
Blue grouse only will be open in
lhat portion of the Eastern district
including Grand Porks - Greenwood
riding and that part of Similkameen
east of Allison Creek, South Similkameen River and the Pasayton River
from September 15th to October 15th,
inclusive. Blue and willow,z grouse
and ptarmigan may be shot in the
Cariboo from September 1st to November 15th, and in the remainder of the
Eastern district, except Omineca, Fort
George, Skeena, * Atlin, North and
South Okanagan from September 15th
to October 15th, inclusive.
Quail may be killed in Similkameen
and. ' South Okanagan from October
15th to November 15th.
Cock pheasants may be open in
South Okanagan' and in Similkameen
east of Allison Creek, the South Similkameen River and'Pasayton River, and
in North Okanagan except east of
Coldstream Municipality and in Salmon Arm Municipality from October
15th to November 15tli. It is provided
further that cocks may be shot in that
part of the Okanagan comprising
the territory lying within the drainage
area of Duteau, Harris ahd Bessette
Creeks and bounded on the north by
the Creighton Valley Vernon Road, on
the. west by Coldstream Municipality
and on the south by the boundary of
the Electoral district from October
15th to October 31st.
European partridges may be shot in
Similkameen and North and South
Okanagan from October 15th to November 15th,-and in Salmon Arm
Municipality from November 1st to
November 31st.
. Canadian Pacific Railway . engineers, now busy with their preliminary survey of the projected
railway to Chicoutimi and the Lake
St. John district, are at present
studying thc question of a. terminus
site.
McDOUGALL
Contractor and Builder
Foreisrnand Domestic Monuments
Asbestos Products Co. Roofing
Lamatco 'WallboanJ
SHOP AT GREENWOOD
Box 332 Grand Forks. B.C.
An aviation field available -to
commercial flying is to be prepared
at Lethbridge, Alberta. The new
field, which will be wide enough to
allow ten planes to lie abreast, will
also be used for aerial mail service.
A,large party of professional men
will leave for a tour of the west
over Canadian Pacific lines, on the
third annual tour conducted under
the auspices of the University of
Montreal. The party will spend
about two weeks in the lloclries.-
The second regular journey to
Canada of the Canadian Pacific
steamship "Empress of Australia,"
will be distinguished by the presence on board of that ship of the
Prince of Wales and Premier Stanley Baldwin, of Great Britain.
Col. J. S. Dennis, chief commissioner of the Department of Colonization and Development, Canadian
Pacific Railway, predicts a much
larger immigration movement to
Canada this year than last. He explained that the reported congestion
of farm workers in the western
towns was transient and not likely
to recur. .  o ���
What is said to be the 'first
instance' of Canadian-made machinery being shipped out of Canada
into the States ��� manufactured in
Canada to American order ��� is that
of nine large wood pulp grinders,
of an output of i00 tons of. pulp
a * day, now ready at the plant of
���the Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co.
for consignment to the.St. Regis Co.,
Watertowiv New York,
Excellent progress is being made
with    the   branch-line    programme
projected  by  the  Canadian  Pacific
Railway for the three Prairie Provinces  this  season, according,to  D.
C.'Coleman, vice-president in charge
of western lines.   The work of construction,   he" "said,  is   progressing
rapidly  and  every  effort  is  being
made   to   have   the   new   lines   in
operation by the time the fall crop
movement   begins.     Keeping   pace
���with the rising tide of land settlement the company expects to hpen
the line from Lloydminster to Clan
Donald on July 15.   This branch is
of particular interest as it  serves
the colony of Hebrideans located in
the   Clan   Donald   district.     These
.-settlers are doing remarkably well
and have forty per cent, of then-
land broken.
This year it is necessary to have a permit
from some Forest Officer before any camp-
fire may be set in any forest orwoodland
Be sure to get a permit for your camp-fire
and follow the instructions printed on the
back of it
BRITISH COLUMBIA 'FOREST SERVICE
SEND YOUR
BOOTS and SHOES
To
Harry Armson, Grand Forks
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and maferial guaranteed
We pay postage one way. jTerms cash
Prevent Forest Fires
You Can Help
S OF
Li
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 '
NOTICE
Small boy (wlio has been sent upstairs to wash his face). "Mummy,
are your ears part of your,face or part
of your neck?"
Mrs. Paul Bongalis has arrived from
Penticton and will make her home
here in the future. <_
UNDER and by virtue of the powers
contained in a certain chattel mortgage which will be produced at the
time of sale, I hereby call for tenders
for the purchase of the following
property situate on Lot 2527, Group 1,
_Sm^atT^nJDivisionj)f J[aleJ3istrict,
known as tlie "Rock Creek"_Miherar
Claim, namely:���
The whole of the Portable Saw-mill,
machinery and outfit now standing or
being or lately standing or being on
said Lot 2527, and all other the goods
and chattels of whatsoever kind and
nature which *-��� are the property of
Joseph Peter Keane, now in, upon, or
around and about the premises above
described.
Terms :���10% of the purchase money
to be paid down at time of sale, balance to be arranged by monthly instalments.-    ~.._ .__ !____. .1 __'_  ' :
For further particulars and conditions of sale apply to
��� MORRIS C. JEWELL,
Bailiff.,
Dated at Rock Creek, B.C., the. 13th
day of July, A.D., 1927.
WILLIAM H. AVOOD
PHYSICIAN AMI SUHGKO.N
������'���'���        GRISl.NWOOJJ
SHERIFF'S  SALE
Mrs. Edw. Nordman left on Tuesday
for hei- home in Nelson after a. couple
of weeks in camp.
Mrs. Chas. Nelson left oh. Monday
to spend some time visiting friends in
Greenwood while Mr. Nelson is on a
business' trip to the Coast.   .
People of the district are glad to
know some work is going to be done
on the road down the Valley. It is
now in a very dangerous state as the
brush has grown right over the road in
many places, making it impossible to
see ahead at all.
MINERAL ACT
Mr. and Mrs. George Burns have arrived from Kimberley arid have purchased the former McPhee house,
where they intend to niake their home.
Mr. and Mrs. Burns resided here some
years ago and theh1 many friends are
glad, to see them back. "X
A fine new strike has been made at
the���Gold Drop mine and'the company
hopes to be able to ship as. soon as
they can get a road in to this claim,
The Gold Drop is being operated by
the Killamey Syndicate, of Vancouver,
with Wm. Mclntominey in charge.
The Hotel de. Grubb in Oroville is
now known as the Peerless Hotel
Certificate of Imorovements.
O  :  *
NOTICE
ACME MINERAL CLAIM
Situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of
Yale District.
Where located:  Near Bridesville.
.TAKE NOTICE tliat I, C. A E. Shaw, auciit
for Joseph "Printrli:, Krcu Minur's Certificate
No. 335U, in tend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply U> the Mininj.' Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of
obtainiiitr a Crown Grant of the ulio.-yi. claim. .
And furtlier lake notice that action, under
section  85,   must  be   commenced   before   tho.
issuance of sucii Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 4th day of June, 1027.
SHERIFF'S SALE OF LANDS
UNDER and by virtue of an Order
of His Honour J. R. Brown Judge, dated, the 13th day of June.A.D., 1927, I
will offer for sale at public auction at
my office at the Court House, Grand
Forks, B. C, on Friday, the 22nd day
of July, A.D. 1927, at 12 o'clock noon
all the interest of Charles Oscar Williams, Junior, in District Lot 2798"S"
Similkameen Division of Yale District,
British. Columbia.
Judgment Creditor: Rock Creel;
Trading Company Limited.
Judgment Debtor: Charles Oscar
Williams Jr.
Registered.   Owner:    Charles   Oscar
Williams (The Younger), v
-Registered Charges: None.
Applications for Registration: None.
Authorized   Assignments under  the
Bankrupt Act: None,
Assignments for Benefit of Creditors: None.
Judgments:' Judgment in County
Court'of British Columbia (Greenwood Registry) in favour of Rock
Creek Trading. '��� Company Limited,
Judgment Creditor, against Charles
Oscar Williams Jr. dated 12th February 1923 for $388.66 and registered in
Land Registry Office at Kamloops, B.
C, on 2nd June, 1927 as No. 1830J.
Mechanics' Liens: None.
Terms of Sale: Cash.
JAS. HIRD.
Sheriff for Grand Forks���Greenwood
Electoral District of County of Yale,
British Columbia.
CANADIAN
Summer Excursion Fares
TO EASTERN DESTINATIONS
ON SALE DAILY. MAY 22 TO SEPT. 15-RETURN LIMIT OCT.   31
' Winnipeg        $75.00 Fort William _'_' $00.00
Toronto \. 118,05 Niagara Falls .12-1.02
Hamilton '1 118.05 Ottawa 1:12.25
London.. 118.05 Montreal  _ _ 137.05
Quebec  '. 140,10 Monct.on _ _ 152.20-
St. .Toll nl J   ----- ..-- 152.20 Halifax _____._.___.._���.. 157.75
..St. Paul     75.(50 Chicago.     00.30
Minneapolis ' 75.60 New York '_  151.70
Duluth __    75.60 Boston...  157.70
 MANYADDiTIGNAI^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;
ov via California ab an additional fare; or good to go via ono of the
above routes, return another.
See Local Agent or Wiite for Details
J. S. CARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson
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.
Pull information concerning reula-
tions 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,
toria, B. C.,- or to an^' Government
Agent.
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural purposes, and which is not timberland,
i.e., carrying over 8,000 board feet; per
acre west of. the Coast Range and
5,000 feet per acre east of that Range.
.Applications for pre-emptions are to -
be, addressed to the Land Commission-"
er'of the Land Recording Division/in
which the land applied for is situated, ���
and are made on printed forms, copies
of which can be obtained from the
Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
Ave years and improvements- made to
the value of $10 per acre, including
clearing ancl cultivating at least five,
acres, before a Crown. Grant can be:
received.
Por* more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt'Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved Crown
Lands, not being timberland, for agricultural purposes; minimum price for
first-class (arable) land is $5 per
acre. Further information regarding
purchase or lease of Crown Lands is
given in Bulletin No. 10, 'Land Series,
"Purchase, and Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill; factory, or industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions '��� including payment of stump-
age.
HOMESITE LEASES
Advertise in The Greenwood Ledge
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 conditions are fulfilled, and land has been
surveyed; '���=---���-���=���=* - --	
.   <
LEASES
" For" grazing and industrial purposes
areas not exceeding 640 acres. may be
leased by one person pr a company.
GRAZING
Under the Grazing Act the Province
is divided into grazing 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  COL
FOR SALE
Black Field Spaniel Puppies (male)
$4.00   each.   "' Apply   H.   PANNELL,
Midway.
.     .*   .    *    FOUND :��*  -:���'.
A gold coin, used as a watch charm,
at Ingram Bridge Celebration on July
1st. Owner can have same at The
Greenwood Ledge office.
Sometimes the informality
of the spoken word '
is more effective
than a letter 7
"Long Distance, please"     'l
.       '"������������ ���***"**> .
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO THE END OF DECEMBER, 1926
"Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $78,018,548; Lode Gol9, $126,972,318;
Silver, $80,787,003; Lead, $106,976,442; Copper, $209,967,068; Zinc, $50,512,557; Coal, and
Coke,'$284,699,133; Structural Materials and Miscellaneous Minerals, $50,175,407; making
its, mineral production to the end of 1926 show an
Aggregate Value of $988,108,470
Production for the year ending December, 1926, $67,188^842
" i
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lovter 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. "*
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing:
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
VICTORIA, British Columbia. -
N.B.���Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been
done are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of -Mines. Those considering
mining investments should refer to such reports. They are available without charge on application
to the Department of'Mines, Victoria, B. C. Reports of the-Geological Survey of Canada, Winch
Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information.
"' Repolfts covering each of the Six Mineral Survey Districts are published separately, and are available on application.

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