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 Provincial Library'
No. 51
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I Of Local Interest ��
Archie Aberdeen of Bridesville, is a
visitor in town.
J. C. Smith and A. Morley'left last
week for Calgary.
W. H. Bryan left this morning for a
visit in Vancouver.
George  Hadden  and R. .J.  Mellin
spent the week-end at Christina Lake.
Miss Ruth Axam" left last week to
spend part of the holidays at the Coast.
Dr. and Mrs. C. C. Wilcox and son,
Clifton, of Portland, Oregon, are visiting in town.
Miss Mary Kerr and Miss Helen Kerr
of Penticton, were visiting friends in
town during the week.   '       >,
Mr. and Mrs' James Muir and .children, of Grand Forks, were ih Greenwood on Sunday evening.
A. R. Royce returned' to Trail on
Wednesday last after a two weeks holiday spent at his home here.
. Mr.' and Mrs. Ross Fleming spent
Monday night in town en route home
to Nelson after a visit to Keremeos.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Christensen and
children, of Trail, are the guests of the
former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. .Mark
Mv. and Mrs. D. J. McDonald left
Grand Forks on Wednesday for Spo-
kr.ni;, Wash., where Mr. McDonald will
consult a specialist.
The Ladies 'Conservative Social on
Monday evening in the Star Theatre
was a very enjoyable affair. A large
crowd was in attendance.
Lewis Clerf arrived this morning
from Kimberley and will spend the remainder of;the'school holidays with his
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Bryant.
Mrs. George Church, of Victoria, and
Miss Hilda Smith, of Grand Forks,
were' the guests' of their brother, and
sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. A.
Smith, on Monday afternoon..
N. E. Morrison left for Spokane on
Tuesday where he attended the wedding of his brother, Allan, on Wednesday.   He was accompanied on the trip
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Nelson left this
morning by motor for Nelson for a few
days visit. They were accompanied by
T. Hulls who'came over to attend the
funeral of his father-in-law, Andrew
The repairs were made to the switchboard in-.the sub-station sooner than
was expected and the city was without
light for only a short time on Friday
evening last.
Geo. Boug returned on Wednesday
morning from Lightning Peak where he
had been looking after his mining interests.1 George reports a very important strike: on: a claim operated by
Messrs. Johnson and Williams. The
. lead is eight feet wide with two feet of
pay-ore.    i     [[.'���[.��� Xx'Xz     ���'. -. ���������X.y
:..',' 'Chas. D.-;,Pearsoh has resigned from
it his position in The Grand Forks
Gazette and will leave this week for
Kimberley where he.will take charge of
the - Kimberley Press. Charles is well
known in Greenwood and his many
friends here will regret to hear of his
leaving Grand Forks, but wish him success in his new field of endeavor.
Guests at the Pacific Hotel during
the week: R. R. Wesley, H. M. Brown.
B. Horsfall, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Morris,
F. N. Painter, F. E. Newcombe,' Vancouver; Wm. Bilodean, J. G. Turgeon,
Victoria; Mr. and Mrs. C. Meras, Fort
.Worth, Texas; A. S. Wadie, Kelowna;
S. F. McKay, Princeton; Mr. and Mrs.
X   B. C. Thomas, Regina;' G. T. Ingration,
D. Fleming, D. J. Fleming, C. S. Taylor,
E. R. Perry, Republic; Mi*, and Mrs.H.
Fester.   Rossland;   Mr. ' and' Mrs.   J.
��� Sanders, Moose Jaw; G. T. Rogers,
Fairview; Jas. Kerr, J.- A. Macdonald,
Penticton; D. A. McDonald, Oliver; S.
Ellsberg, J. Tonier, Nelson; J. G. Pye,
Calgary; G. Hambly, C. Bubar, Beaverdell; C. E. Edgett, Vernon; F. W. Harris, Los Angeles; D. Bell, San Angelo,
Csl.: H. M-. Jackson, A. Nenderfell, Mr.
r\nd Mrs. R. J. Lopperty, Spokane; P. F.
: Memphis, Dr. and Mrs. C. C. Wilcox,
and son, Portland; J. D. Lynch, Vancouver.
Thomas Kelly, better known as the
colored gent, who gave the Provincial
police considerable trouble a few weeks
ago before being arrested and lo���ged in
the provincial jail here, appeared before
His Honor Judge Form, of Nelson, on
Tuesday and was sentenced to two
years in the penitentiary on each of
the three charges, the sentences to run
concurrently after which he. will be
deported. Chas. F..R. Pincott of Grand
Forks, was crown prosecutor.
In the first trial Kelly was charged
with unlawfully entering a private
room in the Spokane Hotel, Midway,
occupied by Miss Mildred Johnston, an
employee of the hotel, by night with
intent to commit an indictable offence
therein. Kelly pleaded not guilty.
After hearing 'the evidence of the witnesses, L.-E. Salter, William Murray,
Sergeant J. A. Macdonald, Con. W. R.
Powers, Miss Mildred Johnston and
Mrs. Joe Johnston, His Honor sentenced the accused to two years in the
penitentiary after which he will be deported.
Kelly pleaded guilty to the second
charge of assaulting Con. .Wm. R.
Powers,when ho was engaged in the
execution of his duty at Boundary
Falls. It will be recalled that Constable
Powers received painful injuries in trying to arrest Kelly. His Honor gave
Kelly two years in the penitentiary the
sentence to run concurrently with the
first sentence.
Kelly also pleaded guilty to the
charge of stealing one sweater,- one
coat and one suit of underwear with a
total value of $25 from Mrs. R. G.
Sidley, the same being taken from her
residence at Kettle Valley. During the
hunt, the accused broke into the
residence of Mrs. ' Sidley and Kelly
left his coat and other wearing apparel
in the said house-when he went down
to the river for water. In the meantime
the police had visited the house and'
discovered Kelly's clothing which they
took with them. Kelly missing his
clothing on his return took some from
a trunk and these were found on him
when he. was captured at the Jackson
ranch.   ';<.-������      - s-'.-' v
The witnesses for the crown in this
case were: Mrs. R. G. Sidley, Samuel
Brew, Lewis Brew, Sergt. J. A. Macdonald and Constable D. A. McDonald.
Kelly received two' years on this
charge .and as the above sentence will
run concurrently.
The regular meeting of the City
Council was held in the Council
Chamber-^-on--Monday ^-evening.���July
9th, Mayor Gulley and Aldermen
Smith, Forshaw, Peterson, Lofstad and
Taylor being present.
Negotiations regarding the flume on
the'Phoenix road carried on with the
Public Works Department were approved as highly satisfactory.
An invitation from the Trail City
Council to the Mayor and Aldermen to
attend the U. B. C. M. .Convention in
Trail on Sept. 12th and 13th was
favourably received and decision will
be made at the next meeting.
Confirmation was received from the
City Trustee of the arrangements for
transfer of lots between the City, the
C. P. R. and the'Battleford Realty Co.,
and the City Clerk" instructed to proceed with the papers.. "'  . ���
Arrears of rent, light and water were
ordered: to be placed in the hands of a
solicitor for action to be taken against
the delinquents unless they, previously
made suitable arrangements for paying
up their arrears.   ���;
It was decided to make some improvements in the auto park and. also
repairs on a portion of the sidewalk on
the west side of Copper St. s.
The roofing material having arrived
the Buildings committee were instructed to have the work on the roofs
designated proceeded with.
Mr. J. N. Paton was engaged to look
after the office routine work during the
absence of the City Clerk, in August.
Complaints were- received of cows
owne.d by local people being a nuisance
on Kimberley avenue and the attention
of the police and poundkeeper was
directed to this matter. =
While out horseback riding on Friday
evening Kenneth Skilton had the misfortune to get thrown. In passing a
car the horse shied and Ken was
thrown against a telephone pole, with
the result that he had to have four
stitches in his right ear, besides receiving several scratches on the face.
He' received treatment at the District
Major and Mrs. R. Gray and son, of
Kettle Valley will "leave shortly for
England where they will reside for a
few years, after which they Intend returning to Kettle Valley.
MacLean Government
  ���"*- i
Defeated on Wednesday
Hon. S. F. Tolmie, New Premier, Elected in Saanich; Vancouver and Victoria Solid For Conservatives; Dr.
Kingston Carries Grand Forks - Greenwood
The Liberal Government headed by
Hon. J. D. MacLean went down to a
decisive defeat at the polls on Wednesday, July 18th. As we go ��� to press
the standing of tiie parties are Conservatives 32, Liberals 7, Labor 1, with
8 seats in the doubtful column. Premier
MacLean was defeated ih Victoria
along with his three supporters. Hon.
Dr. Tolmie, Leader' of the Conservatives, was elected in Saanich and R. H.
Pooley in Esquimalt. Vancouver went
solid Conservative as did the four seats
in -the0 Okanagan country. Grand
Forks - Greenwood,.. Trail, Nelson are
also in the Conservative column. Tom
Uphill, Labor, was victorious in Fernie.
Among the Liberals " are Patullo,
Prince Rupert; .Manson, Omineca;
Sutherland, Revelstoke; Gray, . New
Westminster; McPherson, Cranbrook;
Pearson, -Nanaimo, and Hanna .in Alberni.  .
Dr. C. M. Kingston has a good majority in this riding and it stands at
80 without the- absentees. The result
by polls follow:   . ,
Poll                      Con. Lib.
Beaverdell- ...:.......   38 40
Boundary Falls ...:..     8 17
Bridesville ....'...:,...   29 .26
Brown Creek  *    8 18
Carmi.  ".;...' 3 16
Cascade   ' [-'..:   44   . 41
Christian Valley : /...     9 5
Eholt   ....��� :'..:     8 11
Fife  ....'. '...   24 .22
Gloucester ���' '......     8      ' 2
Grand Forks  '...387 313
Greenwood ���: '..'...   86   - 109
Midway-.......... -Ay.-, 45 -,    .        .45
Paulson    .[.._,.     5 -4
���Riverside     56 ' ���' 38
Rock Creek    43 19
Westbridge     20'     �� 15
Total  .-       821 741
solemnized in Spokane, Washington,
on Tuesday, July 2nd, when Miss Lucile
M. Smith, of Hollywood, California,
formerly of Greenwood and Vancouver,
was united in marriage to Mr. J. L.
Nordman of Beaverdell. Rev. Dr. Joel'
Harper officiating. The service was
read at the home of the bride's aunt,
Mrs. Albert H. Whitnell, at 1917 College avenue, at 8 p.m.
The bride, who is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. L. A. Smith, of Hollywood,
wore an oyster white ensemble of flat
crepe embroidered in pastel shades, and
a French model hat to match, and carried a shower bouquet of Ophelia roses,
white sweet peas and^maidenhair fern.
Following the ceremony a wedding
supper was held at the home of Mrs.
Whitnel. Mr. and Mrs. Nordman spent
their .honeymoon at Hayden Lake,
Idaho, and Vancouver, and have since
taken up residence at the Sally mine,
Among those present at the cere-'
nioriy from a distance were .the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Smith of
Hollywood, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Nordman of Beaverdell and Mrs. M. Anderson of Greenwood. '
The Greenwood Ledge, joins with a
host of friends in extending felicitations to the popular young couple.
The. marriage of Miss Helen Bakke
and Hilmer S. Nordman,, both of
Beaverdell, at Curlew, Wash., on Saturday, June 30th| came as a pleasant
surprise to their many friends. Mrs.
J. Johnson, mother of the bride was
present at the ceremony. The happy
couple' spent -their honeymoon in Nelson, and have taken up residence at
the Sally mine, Beaverdell. The Greenwood Ledge extends congratulations.
Irrational Rations
Laundress: "I couldn't come yesterday, Miss Johnson, I had such a pain."
. Mistress: "What was it, Melissa, dyspepsia?" :.:
Laundress: "Well, '��� ma'am, It was
something I eat; the doctor called it
acute indiscretion."
Mrs. H. H. Pannell spent last Thursday in "Grand Forks.      ��
Mrs. Thos. Moore of Marcus, Wash.,
is the guest of Mr. and'Mrs. Henry
Miss Annie Thomet leaves on Saturday morning for a visit in Seattle,
William Walmsley, Jr., of Greenwood,
Is relieving Emery De Lisle at the
C. P. R. '
Mrs. Rose Miller of Olds, Alberta, has
been.visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs.
T. A. Clark.
Mrs. Harold Erickson arrived home
on Sunday from a trip to her relatives
in Grand Forks.
Many ^Midwayites are taking advantage of the good huckleberry crop
ir. the No. 7 district.
-Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Wyer, of Bridgeport, Wash., are visiting the latter's
father, Fritz Nystrom.
Douglas McMynn left by auto on the
first of the week for Vancouver where
he will spend his vacation.
Miss,- N. Brown and' sister, Rosalie,
left -by - auto on Friday for Seattle.
They were motored down by H. Johnson' of*Curlew.   .,..-.-.
Midway was visited by a-severe rain
and hail storm on Wednesday afternoon. The flat was practically covered
with water after the storm passed.
Roland Clark accompanied by' Mrs.
Gervais and son Lee and daughter
Helen, left for their home in Seattle on
Monday night after a pleasant visit
with Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Clark.
daughter, Charlotte, of Grand Forks,
motored over on Sunday and spent the
day.the guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. H.
Pannell. Their daughter, Margaret,
returned with them having spent the
week-end here.
Mrs. W. Salmon entertained a number of friends last Friday to a garden
party held in honor of her guest Mrs.
Hebert and daughter of Woodfibre.
A very pleasant afternoon was spent
and the garden was much admired
being in a riot of color with summer
flowers. Among those present were
Mrs. C. M. Kingston, Mrs. W. Smith
and son,' Miss M. Luscombe and Miss
J. Davison all of Grand Forks.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Finch were visitors from Kelqwna during the week-end.
George Cousins, local operator, returned on Tuesday from a few days
visit to Princeton.
Miss Jean McLean, of Nelson, is' the
guest of her sister and brother-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. E. Cousins.
Mr. Harris was over from Penticton
during the week looking 'over his interests on Wallace Mountain.
Miss Vera Kempston, of Bridesville,
has been the guest of Mrs. Geo. Inglis
at the Bell mine, for the past week.
. Mrs. F. Cousins returned on Sunday
evening froni a visit with her' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. Pittendrigh, Grand
Mrs. M. Anderson, who has been the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Nordman,
at the' Sally mine for the past week,
has returned to her home in Greenwood.
The strike recently, made on the
Highland Lass is looking better than
ever and the syndicate now operating
this claim have hopes of it.becoming
one of the famous mines of Beaverdell.
Andrew Nelson an old and highly respected resident of Greenwood died in
the Greenwood and District Hospital
on ^Sunday morning, July 15th. For
about eight months he had been a sufferer from a fatal malady and the end
came to'him as a great relief and was
not unexpected. He had been in that
institution for several .months, and during his illness was very patient and had
always sought to avoid being a trouble
to those who nursed him. Everything
possible through medical science and
nursing was done to help Mr. Nelson
and until the last showed appreciation
to those'swho helped to ease him in his
The late Mr Nelson was born in
Sweden 69 years ago, coming to the
United States at the age of 14 years he
'settled at Iron River, Wisconsin. In
1898 he came to Nelson and five years
later moved to the Greenwood district,
and with the exception of five years In
the Peace River country, he had made
his home in this section.
Mr Nelson had many-, friends.   He
was very kind-hearted and was always
willing to help his fellow men.   In his'
passing Greenwood and district has lost
one of its greatest boosters. ���
Mr. Nelson is survived by two.daughters and one son,--Mrs. T. Hulls of
Nelson, Mrs. James Hampson of Lacombe,. Alberta and E. Jay Nelson of
Greenwood. The sympathy of all is
extended to them in their great loss.
The funeral was held on Tuesday
morning and it was very largely attend. Rev. Andrew Walker officiated
at the Services in the Undertaking
Parlor and at the graveside. The casket
was covered with floral tributes. The
pallbearers were all old friends of the
deceased���L. Bryant, E. Mellrud, A.
Sater, R. M. Floyd, Geo. Swanlund and
Wm. Madden. Interment took place in
Greenwood cemetery.
Francis   Tanner   made   a   trip   to
Greenwood on Sunday.
Nino and Archie Favrin spent a few
days visiting at' Carmi last week.
Mr. and Mrs Jack O'Hara and
daughter, were visitors at Rock Creek
on Sunday.
The Misses Peggy and Kate Hamilton
of Vancouver, are visiting L. Clery at
the hotel for a short time.
Billy Wynn returned on Tuesday
from Deadwood where he was with the
McLaren Bros., chiropractors.
The heavy down pour of rain a week
ago left the roads in bad condition.
Miss M. MacVicar has left for her
home in Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. Peel Nelson of Summer-
land, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Smith during the week-end.
There many friends were glad to see
them. They have visited here on pre-
voious occasions. They were accompanied by Mrs. Nelson's niece, Miss
Peel of Yorkshire, England, who is
spending a few months visiting in
- Major and Mrs. F. E. Glossop left
Kettle Valley on July 10th for Cobble -.���
Hill, Vancouver Island, where they will
reside.   Major and Mrs. .Glossop have
been residents of Kettle Valley for a
great number of years and during their ,
stay in that section have made a host
of friends. The Major was an active:   .
member of the Farmers Institute. and
was a.great booster and worker at the
Annual Fall Fair.   Mrs. Glossop took
a keen interest in the Women's Auxiliary and the members on July 7th to
show their .appreciation for her services
presented her with a beautiful cushion ��� f
cover as a memento of her association ''
with the organization.   Everyone regrets the departure of the Glossops but
wish them health and prosperity in
their new home.
. Mr. and Mrs; A. Christensen and
family who have been visiting at the
home bf the former's parents left by
motor this morning' for Nelson, ,to
visit Mrs. Thos. Rowe for sometime
before their return to their home in
Portland. They were accompanied by
Miss Julia Pond whose home is in
Major and Mrs. Swanton recently arrived in Kettle Valley from England and.
have taken up residence in the F. E.
Glossop home, which place they have
purchased. They are nephew and
niece of Major and Mrs. Glossop. . PAGE TWO
The Overhauling
on your car is never complete when your cylinders are not rebored
and fitted with new pistons and rings.
We have purchased the latest tools for reborlng or rehoning Cylinders, and wc have a mechanic who knows how to do those jobs���
Have your crank case filled with clean oil.   The service is
We sell the very best Oils on the market���   <
and also thc CASTROL and MOBILE OILS
JOHN R. MOOYBOER, Prop.    '-':.'"-      Grand Forks, B.C.
The Greenwood Ledge
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42,489,711 pounds/valued at $2,410,461
in 1926.
An increase of 88,462 pounds is noted
in the quantity of honey produced. The
quantity of hops produced amounted to
1,425,875 pounds, which was an increase of 459,437 pounds, or 47.53 per
cent. The quantity of wool produced
amounted to 722,437 pounds, exceeding
the production of 1926 by 156,269.
Agricultural- production in, the province in 1927 is valued at $76,999,269,
the highest sum on record, and an increase of $.5,637,960 over 1926, in final
figures just completed by the Department of Agriculture and issued recently. ���:.������'������
The general increase: of 7.89 per cent.
in   the   value   of   the   farm : output.
_.PQultry__.products,_dairy_products, fod-
der, honey, hops and wool, while de^
creases were noted in fruits, vegetables
and grains.
Imports of agricultural products from
other provinces- in Canada for 1927
were valued at $16,648,703, as against
$17,437,350 in 1926, while imports from
foreign points increased from $3,622,-
011 to $4,593,084; The net increase in
the value of all imports" is set at
Exports of agricultural products for
the year amounted to $10,025,735, an increase over the figure for the previous
year of $1,617,095, or 19.23 per cent.
The value of all dairy products was
$12,681,009, this being an increase of
over $1,053,709, or 9.6 per cent.
There was an increase of 363,777
pounds of butter produced, the 1927
production amounted to 6.533,553
The quantity of cheese manufactured
w-as 128,707 pounds, this being 65,363
pounds less than during the previous
A total of 16,520,000 gallons of fresh
milk was consumed, this being an increase of 745,000 gallons for the year.
The quantity of evaporated milk
manufactured was 186,226 cases, valued
at.$802,553; this represents an increase
of 13,404 cases in quantity production.
Livestock statistics place the value of
all   domestic   animals   at   $24,286,645,
, which is an increase in value of $3,534,-
212 over the year 1926.
Beef and dairy >.��� cattle now number
364,363, this being an increase of 26,119
over the previous year.
During, the year horses increased in
number by 956.       ,:-
The number of sheep in the province
is now placed at 130,132, this representing an increase of 26.52 per cent, for
the year.   ���
Poultry and eggs show a most satisfactory increase. The numbers of
poultry increased .13.38 per cent. The
egg production amounted to 11,338,633
dozen, which was an increase of, 1,382,-
258 dozen .over the previous year.
6,785,280 dozen eggs were exported from
the province in 1927, as compared with
1,132,620 dozen in 1926.
The quantity of all meats marketed
during the year aggregated 50,129,801 j
pounds valued at $3,332,633, as against
The origin of the many Indian
names of towns and cities in the interior is significant in itself, and an
item of much interest, especially to
thoso who live; in such communities.
The following extract, taken from the
Enderby Commoner deals further with
this topic.
Penticton ��� Properly. Pente-hikton;
meaning "place where water passes beyond."
Keremeos���"Beautiful stream crossing fiats.'"
Kamloops���Properly ."Kamalulipa,"
meaning "cut through and! water meeting."
Sicamous���"River circling mountain,"
or "p]ace cut through."
Spallumcheen���"Beautiful river bank."
'���' Shuswap���Properly Seh-swap; "water
flowing towards sunset."
Kalamalka���"Mild healing power;
name applied to medicine men."'
Kelowna���Grizzly bear.
Osoyoos���Properly So-oyius���a sheet
of; water divided into two by narrow
extension of land from opposite sides.
Okanagan��� Properly Ukanakane���
meaning people of Ukana, the affix-
"ane" and "ene" meaning "people of"
as in Spokane, Tulameen, etc.
Kettle River���From holes worn in
limestone rock by action of hard pebbles and water.
Lansdowne���After Lord: Lansdowne.
Mara���After J. A. Mara, ex-M.P.
Vernon���After Hon. F. G. Vernon, an
early settler in the valley and agent
The professor of geology had placed
and was about to describe them to. his
While his back was turned for a
moment one of the students placed a
piece of very stale bread among the
The professor went through the
specimens, saying, as he picked up
"This is a piece of sandstone, this is
a piece of granite."   And so on.
Eventually he "came to the piece of
bread, and, holding it up, he said:
"And this, gentlemen, is a piece of
impudence! "���Pearson's.
Mixed Headings
A New York newspaper used to print
its shipping news on the same page
with the obituaries. That is not so incongruous���ships coming in and departing souls going out.
However, 0 one morning the headings
of these columns became transposed,
and the one that was published over a
long list of eminently respectable persons who, had. passed on, carried a
snappier heading than usual. It read:
"Passed Through Hell Gate Yesterday."
A lawyer named Strange was' about
to die. Tom McNeal says he called in
his wife and told her that all he wanted
on his tombstone!was: "Here lies an
honest lawyer."
"Don't ypu want your name, too?"
sheasked.  ^
"No," said he, "when people read the
inscription they will. say, 'That's
A young barrister, conducting his
first case, and pleading drunkenness as
his client's defense, began his speech:
"Milord and gentlemen of the jury,
you all know what it is to be drunk!"
Cheerful Visitor:   "Can you tell me
the name of Noah's wife?"
Small Boy (brightly): "Joan o f Arc."
puts fifty
telephones out
of order
��� Fifty telephones were put
out of order in Vancouver on
June 18 as the result of stray
particles of electric current
eating holes in thc metal
sheath that encloses a 50-pair
underground cable���an action
known technically as electrolysis. The holes permitted
moisture, the deadly enemy
of telephone circuits, to enter
thc cable, causing a cessation
of services on the lines affected.
The trouble necessitated
the replacement of, 200 feet
of cable. Thanks to speedy
work by our repairmen,
telephone service was restored the same day the
trouble occurred.
is here again, with its call to the Great
Outdoors. In the course of the next few
weeks, thousands of people will forsake
the cities to seek rest and recreation by
lake and stream and in the depths of the
cool, green Forests,
This is the month of July when the Fire
Hazard-is at its height. Be rigidly careful with Fire. Get your camp fire permit;
have it always with you and follow its
simple instructions. The consciousness
of doing your part to Protect the Forests
will add materially to your enjoyment
of them. .    .   -
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odel Airplanes on Trip fo Europe
11) 'Ihis indoor commercial model with its enclosed fuselage looks and files like a real ship.
(2) Aram Abgarian at work carving, propellers���his specialty.
li) Canadian Pacific Liner S.S. Montcalm.
(4) Winding an indoor tractor motor.
Over three hundred boys in Canada and the United States are hoping that the design, strength and'
air capabilities of their model planes will carry them to Europe.
Two'of.them must succeed. These two will be the winners of the indoor and out-door divisions in
- the auspices
ry President.
supported by leading newspapers of the continent which are conducting local contests.
<=* A trip to Europe is the biggest prize for which the boys are striving. All the boys who _;o to I>C'"roic
for the tournament will be prepared to leave on July 2, and the successful contestants will sail from ?,j ont-
real on the Canadian Pacific S.S. Montcalm July 6. En route to the ship they will be entertained ar ><iag ara
Falls, Toronto and Ottawa by officials of the Federal, Ontario and Civic Governments. In Qlt&wa lis y
will fly their models for His Excellency the Governor General and the Prime Minister, both of whom have
shown great interest in airplane models. In Montreal the young champions will bo the guests of the
Canadian Pacific Railway.
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $78,174,795; Lode Gold, $130,651,919; Silver, $86,689,046;
Lead, $121,850,734; "Copper, $221,501,079; Zinc, $59,508,692; Coal, $271,294,668; Structural Materials and
Miscellaneous Minerals, $53,502,301; making its mineral production to the end of 1927 show an
Aggregate Value of $1,048,837,828
Production for the year ending December, 1927, $60,729,358
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees. \
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, the security of which is guaranteed by
Crown grants. "
Pull information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing:
VICTORIA, British Columbia.
N.B.���Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been
done are described in some one of the Annual Reports:of the Minister of Mines.. Those considering
mining investments should refer to such reports. They are available without charge on application
to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. Reports of the Geological Survey of Canada, Winch
Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information. -
Reports covering each of the Six Mineral Survey Districts are published separately, and are available on application.
Vr*?r*m ??ttZS&&'*^Z��^***?!S:^ THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1928
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Ken Maynard is a born Western
movie star.
The handsome cowboy hero, whose
latest vehicle, "The Red Raiders," is
booked for the Greenwood Theatre on
Saturday, July 21st, came into fame
among western screen stars by real
A notable record as a circus star, and
an all-round athlete, gave him the
necessary equipment to qualify for the
none too wild work-required of western
screen heroes.
Maynard came into the limelight
about the time western pictures forged
to the front as popular entertainment,
and has never diverted from that
classification since. He was not among
the old school of western stars, but
advanced to their rank after his first
starring picture for the Charles R.
Rogers company, producer of "The Red
Maynard's most notable forte is horse
riding, and his feats astride his famous
steed, Tarzan, are responsible for the
added thrills in his picture work.
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 relations 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 iby ad-
torla, B. C, or to any Government
Agent. '
- Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural purposes, and which is not timberland,
i.e., carrying over 8,000 board feet per
acre west of the Coast Range and
5,000 feet per acre east of that Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are to
be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in
which the land applied for is situated,
��� and are made on printed forms, copies
of which can be obtained from the
Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and improvements made to
the value of $10 per acre, 'Including
clearing and cultivating _ at least five
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
For more detailed Information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt Land."
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. ���:���;,../.-������';.������.
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
For .grazing and Industrial purposes
areas not exceeding 640. acres may be
leased by one person or a company.
Under the Grazing Act the Province
is divided into grazing districts and the
j range administered under a Grazing
Commissioner.   Annual    grazing permits  are  issued  based  on numbers
[ranged, priority given to established
I owners.  Stock owners may form asso-
iciatlons for range management. Free,
or partly free, permits are available
for settlers, campers and travellers, up
I to ten head
AFTER all, there's no place like British Columbia in
which to work and live and play! Here, there are
no long "off seasons" to cut down a man's working
time. Our temperate climate keeps a man fit... enables
him to produce more... earn more.
The producers' average weekly wage in
British Columbia'is $28.39 ... 49% higher than
the rest of Ca'nada.jn 192^seventeen industries,
increasedweekly "wages by $12.95! Actually in
ten years our annual payroll has grown from
78 million dollars to 175 million dollars ... the
greatest advance by far of any Province during
that period. This, of course, does not include
agricultural workers, professionals, clerks and
others. British Columbia's gross payroll is
estimated at 210 million dollars!
Life is more enjoyable ... we have more time
to enjoy the year-round pleasures and recreations at our doors, while our general standard
of living is very much higher.
Taxation during the last four years has been
reduced by two and a half million dollars . . .
concrete proof of our province's sound
financial condition. .
Construction, that outward evidence bf the
faith we have in our province, has played a
large-part-inthe-wagesituationrln^ten years-
British Columbia's construction activity has
gone up ten times. In 1916 it involved only
��2,800,000... for 10 months in 1927 it amounted
to $27,277,000!
This activity has an immediate effect on
current conditions. Cash funds are disbursed
for materials, employment is good . . . wages
fairly steady ... money in circulation.
It increases the capital investment in our
Province. And there can be no surer indication
of future progress than when producing
machinery increases . . . a sign of growing
markets . . ,*a sign that British Columbia
products are winning a place in the markets of
the world.
Read these announcements and understand your province's
pf ogress . . , clip them out and send them to friends. If you
desire extra copies of these announcements a note to this
newspaper will bring them. Advertise your Province!
B.C.N. 728
   To       .
Harry Armson. Grand Forks
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material guaranteed
We pay postage one way.  Terms cash.
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box L1108, Nelson, B. C.
Charges���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
$1.00 each. Gold-Silver $1.50. Silver-
Lead $2.00. Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00.
These charges made only when cash is
sent with sample. Charges for other
metals, etc, on application.
Contractor and Builder
Get my prices on
on walls finished, and save money
Box 332 Grand Forks. B.C.
\ The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co! i
of Canada. Limited
Office, Smelting and Refining- Department
Purchasers of Gold. Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Producers, of Gold, Silver, Copper, Pig Lead and Zinc
t��AGE FOUlt
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Can you use anelectriciron?
for a short time we have On Sale a limited
number of standard household
Electric Irons
guaranteed, complete at a small price of
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Jewel Lake is attracting fishermen in
large numbers from Washington. It is
reported that a Curlew follower of
Isaac Walton landed a Kamloops trout
that weighed close to 19 pounds.
At the meeting of the Women's Auxiliary in Kettle Valley on July 7th, Mrs.
R. Gray was presented with an attractive snap shot album together with
deep expressions of regret that she was
soon going to leave Kettle Valley for
With coucrele no's up .as. far,as
the first bedroom windows and
steel up to the fourth, the Royal
York. C. P. It. monster hotel in
.Toronto is well up to schedule and
is expected to. be completed in time
for the opening next May, notwithstanding lho .short striko of the
slcel and building trades.
Preserving Apricots
The season is usually short, place your order with us,
and avoid disappointment
Economy, Perfect Seal and Victory Fruit Jars,
Rubber Rings, Jars Caps, Etc
For,quality and value order from
Phone 46
Customs Official:   "What have you
to declare?"
Returning Passenger: 'I
that I'm glad to get back.'
Send in Your. Adv.
W. M. Van Va.lkenburg, president
of the Regina Board of Trade, says
that his city and province are out
to capture industries. .. Tbat is one-
reason for bis visit to Montrtil and
the Eastern States. 'Ho figures
that the mineral resources of the
province should provide the basis
of a number of industries, as 42
per cent of the provincial area lies
���within tlie pre-Canxbsian shield.
The codfish lays a milion eggs,
The boastful hen but one;
But the codfish doesn't cackle
Over what she has gone and done.
We scorn the modest codfish,
And the boastful hen we prize,
Which only goes to show, my friends,
It pays to advertise.
Raspberries; Dressed Chicken, hens
$1.00, springers 75c. Jerome McDonell,
Inauguration of the new New
York-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, passenger sibip service recently represented the first entrance of a vessel from New York into Yarmouth
harbor for the past 20 years. This
was the S.S. Evangeline, of tbe
Eastern Steamship Line, carrying
150 passengers. She is of 5,000
tons and lier sailing connects .with
the Dominion .'Atlantic Railway and
so enables tourists to reach Nova
Scotia sea a'nd holiday resorts.
Ladies and Gents
Work Shoes and
Heavy Rubbers, Oxfords
Work Shirts, Overalls
Two Weeks Sale
row is the time to buy
Summer Hat
Get a
Stewart-Warner Radio
Ellen Trounson's Store
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    OUR   -
Rayons and Ginghams
are selling fast
New Tennis Footwear
For All in Latest Styles
TAYLOR & SON    P1,.n.,.
One Registered Aryshirc Bull bred by
Collon Bios., Wcllahports, Ont., born
Nov. 22nd, 1926, the properly of the
Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co. of
One Registered Jersey Bull, born
Sept. 3rd, 1921, bred by C L. Price,
Hedley, B.C.
One Registered Yorkshire Boar, born
May 10th, 1925 at Wycliffe, B.C.
Rock Creek, B.C.
. This summer will witness a greal
deal;of activity on the part of the
grain companies-'as well as the
Wheat Pool in the construction oi
elevators at country points in Alberta to take care of the largei
harvests which are expected. Another company winch has just announced its intention to enter on
a construction program is the Gil-
lespie'Grain Company. According
to John Gillespie, president, the
firm plans to erect six new elevators each with a capacity of 40,000
The -Rock Creek Baseball Club announce a Dance for Friday, July 27,
with Bush's orchestra in attendance.
A good time assured .
Headquarters for
Boundary Mining and Travelling Men
first Class Accommodation   '
hot and Cold Water               Every Convenience
J. H. GOODEVE      -      Prop.
Drug Store in Connection
The United Church of Canada
Minister in Charge, Greenwood.
Bridesville, 11 a.m.
Midway, 3 p.m.
Greenwood, 7:30 p.m.
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Greenwood Meat Market
Under New Management
We Solicit Your Patronage
�� Strictly Cash
JOHN MEYER - - Proprietor
We extend our greetings to the
people of Greenwood and District. We
of all who need Chiropractic adjustments.
J.   C.   McLAREN,
Palmer Graduates.
P.O. Box 387, Greenwood.
Musicians under tbe leadership
of Flight Lieutenant John A.
Amers,. forming the, band of the
Royal "Air Force, Britain's youngest military band, landed recently
at Quebec from Canadian Pacific
liner Montnairn, for a tour of Canada from coast to coast, as did
the hand of the Coldstream Guards'
last year. This aggregation was
formed in June, 1920; and since
then has fulfilled engagements all
over Lhe British Isles. Tbe band
will play in all the principal centres, military centres ancl garrison
towns of Canada during their, toui
Charles King
Real Estate & Insurance Agent
announces that he has completed   arrangements   with   a
First-class Brokerage Firm
to handle-all orders for. the
purchase and sale of
Government, Municipal, Public
Utility   and   Industrial   Bonds
Stock and Bond buying'on the
installment plan is sound and
thrifty .
Purchase and Sale of
Mining Shares
Prompt and careful attention
given to all enquiries
"First call Wr dinner!" "Last'
call !or dinner!"' The old monotonous warning to the hungry traveller is a thing of the past-on Lhe
Trans-Canada Limited, C. P. R.
trans-conlincnlal crack train from
' Montreal to Vancouver. To-day a
nattily attired waiter in white coat
and apron with a smart black bow
tie walks through the cars rinsing
' ."chimes" on a dulcimer,, an appeal'
at once more-pleasant to the ear
and more likely to attract attention
than.the Conner method.. In time,
there is no: doubt, the idea will be'
the  railway.
'. To .those who contemplate '
; '          buying
Wedding Presents or Gifts
> for their friends
, Let us remind you that we can
' supply you cheaper than you
��� can buy from Catalogue
/. Let us have your
Watch and Clock Repairs
We always do a first-class job
Watchmaker   and   Jeweler
F. J. White, Mgr.
Huckleberry-picking is better than it
has been in years. Those who like the
berries, should certainly avail themselves
of the opportunity of getting all they
want this year.
Brot Aibanach
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Save Time, Money and Expense
Invest in a New
John Deere or McCormick
Mower and Rake
Place your orders for your repairs now
Midway   and   Rock Creek
An old English Tailoring Firm
A fine line of ���
English and Scotch Tweeds, Worsted;
Cashmeres from
$28.00 Suit
A* Special" line in I
English Indigo Serge
$36.50 Suit with extra Pants Free
Sole Agency: for the Boundary
BIGGIN   -    Midway, B.C.
B^^b^^J^l^j   1. Pretty little Kathle Kemp dancing the highland fling
J^Jffi^E?^9s!&      at tho Highland festival. "
JSt^^**'1.*^ * OT    2.  The Banff Springs Hotel that will become a veritable
baronial ball during thc forthcoming Scottish gathering.
The new swimming pool is glimpsed below the hotel.
rot Aibanach appeared on the
_ menu of the "Trath Neoin
Biadh blath air a bhord; air-an
3mh lath de'n Naoidheamh: Mios,"
and. df any of those "who attended
the Highland Gathering and Scottish Music Festival" at'Banff last
year could read that far,, they
���knew that "Gru-than laoigh leth
bhrulchte, agus muiceil , slis-
nichte," -was nothing more formidable than broiled calves liver with
bacon. If they ordered it, they
���will (probably go back for 'more.
The Highland Gathering "was a
���great success last year. This
year, between August 31 and September 3, it will be repeated.
Banff -will be Scotland for a week.
Pipes -will skirl through the forests and hills; the tartan "will col-:
our the.trail; and there "will be
dancing, highland   dancing, and
dance contests,���and Caledonia
games, tossing the caber, and putting the shot. And-in the evenings, music���Scottish music-^
with famous singers as interpreters. ^Por the first time in ���aiir
ada,���for the.first time in nearly a hundred years anywhere,
Burn's, Cantata "The Jolly Beggars", "will toe presented.���' Gaelic,
and the songs of the Lowland
Scots; and on Sunday,. at Sun
Dance Canyon, a, service in the
open��air. The old Covenanter
tunes will be heard among the
hills, and the piper will play "Ehe
minister to his pulpit.
Paintings and Pageantry.���His
Royal .Highness the Prince orf
Wales has once more graciously
given his patronage to the Banff
Highland gathering.
with his wonder horse
Covered Wagons���Rebel Redskins���Fights���Romance ��� Adventure���Thrills!. You'll find
them all woven into a nerve-
tingling drama by Ken, the
Wonder Westerner!
Greenwood Tr��eatr<
Commencing at 8:15 p.m.
Adults 50c.      Children 25c
Coining!  .      Coming!
Saturday, July 28th
"The Poor Nut"
Public Notice is hereby given tl
I- will not be responsible for any de'
contracted by my wife, Madel*
Lutner, she having left my bed a j
board without reasonable cause.
Beaverdell, B.C., June 26th, 1928j
Greenwood & District "ospilj
*       Visiting Hours:
2 to 4 p.m.; 7 to 9 pan.
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