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 * :~'   '  i ���������-��������� im  Kettle Valley Orchardist  19TH YEAR���������No. 25  GRAND FORKS   B. C., FRIDAY,   APRIL 16,  1920  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PER YEAR  CITY ELECTRICUI  HAS RESIGNED  board of- works was appointed to  inspect all old vacant buildings and  to condemn.those that are considered as dangerous from a fire protection standpoint.  The chairman or the water of the  water and light committee reported  that I. A. Spiuks'bad handed in his  City Council Decides on r-digualion in writing as superintendent of tbe water and light department, the resignation to take effect  in thirty da}s, and   he handed  the  Monday/ April 26, as  the Annual Civic Cleanup Day  The mayor and all the aldermen  were present at the regular meeting  of the city council on Monday even-  . A couple of communications were  read, without action   being   taken,  -   One from A. B. Buck worth in reference to a block of land was laid over  until the next meeting.  An offer of ������400 from W. T.  Meyer for some lots in the West end  was accepted conditionally.  A letter,from R. Barrow, inspector of municipalities, stated that the  legislation in the house to permit  municipalities to reissue their debentures was-progressing favorably.  ' The clerk was instructed to write to  Solicitor McDiarmid, of the Union  of B. C. Municipalities, and ask him  to prepare the necessary bylaw i for  the refunding of the bonds.  A letter from the superintendent  of the B. C. Telephone company,  Vancouver, asked the council's ap  proval of a tracing of telephone  poles to be erected on Winnipeg and  Cecil avenues. Referred to the water  and light committee and the board  of works.  The past mouth's accounts were  ordered to be paid.  The chairman of the fiuance committee reported that bis committee  had discussed the bond question  with the manager of the Bank of  Commerce, and that arrangements  had practically been made for the  redemption of the bords maturing  on the 15th of May. The council endorsed the action taken by the committee.  The chairman of the finance committee reported that the committee  had determined upon an upset'price  to be set upon the city piopercy  which will be offered for sale at the  auction sale in June. On motion,  an appropriation of $50 was voted  for advertising the sale.  The chairman of the board of  works reported that some street  grading was being done. He recommended that the board walk on  Donald street from the fill to Winnipeg avenue be replaced by a cinder  walk. Adopted. . He also recommended that the wages of the city  workman, James Walker, be increased from ������100 to ������120 per  month. On motion the recommendation was approved, the raise to  run from the first of April.  The board of works was author"  ized to advertise for tenders for the  city teaming work.  The chairman of the water and  light committee recommended that  all meters be placed outside of buildings, the report being approved by  the council. He also reported t-iat  there were a number  of old  build-  ings in the city which he considered Mrs. T. Brooks, accompanied by  as a grave menace to fires. On mo- her daughters, Misses Vivian and  tion, a committee consisting of the Alice, left this week for a three  mayor, the fire chief and the chair- weeks' visit to Seattle and other  men of the water and light and the'coast cities.  document to.the council. After some  discussion, on motion of Aid. McDonald and. Miller, the resignation  was accepted, and the clerk was instructed to advert se in the Nelson,  Winnipeg, Vancouver and the. local  papers for applicants, for the position, applications to be in by the  first of May and duties to commence  May lo.  The council decided to advertise  .the old chemical fire engne for sale  in two issues of the Calgary   Herald.  The chairman of the health and  relief committee recommended that  Monday, April 26, be designated as  civic clean up day, and that the  Usual notices be inserted in the local  papers. He also reported a couple of  chronic charity, cases, one of which  had been supplied with a cord of  wood and $20 worth of groceries  and the other with $15 worth of  groceries.       . '  The clerk reported that the police  com mission ere   had   tendered   him  the,cheque from ,the .compensation  board for the chief of police's recent  illuess,  as  the chief had. been paid  his regular salary by the city and as  he (Mr. Hutton) had performed his  services .during   his   sickness,   but  that he had refused   to   accept  the  same and the cheque still   remained  to be disposed of as the council saw  fit.    It.seemed to be the opinion  of  the members of the council   that, as'  the city insures its employees and as  the chief had been   paid   his salary  and all expenses during bis   illness,  the cheque was the property of  the  city.    This   view, it   was   felt,   was  further   supported   by the fact that  the police board has no jurisdiction  over the city's finances.   On motion  Initial Cost of Erecting  Buildings Will Be Covered by Sale of Government Property  of Aid. Hull, a resolution was  adopted setting forth that in the  matter of the compensation board  cheque, the council feel that the  police commission acted outside  their jurisdiction, and that they be  requested to reconsider fheir action.  THE WEATHER  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max  April    9���������Friday   51  10���������Saturday.... 65  11- Sunday  67  12���������Monday    56  13--Tuesday  5b'  14���������Wednesday .. 47  15 -Thursday  47  Rainfall,  Mia.  33  30  30  32  41  2S  36  Inchse  , 0.35  Special Correspondence of The Sim.  Victoria. April 15. ��������� Veiled intimations have reached the government since its announcement to proceed with the erection of the- University buildings at Point Grey indicating a species of disappointment  that three million dollars are to be  expended for the alleged benefit-of  one community. Suggestions have  been advanced that the temporary  premises are sufficient to meet the  requirements of higher education  until the province is better able to  divert its financial resources from  other more varied classes of develop  ment. It has been argned in some  cases of objection that British Columbia might as well prepare itself  to wipe off this three million dollars  as a bad debt at the commencement,  since; the government property at  Point Grey can not be developed in.  time for advantage to be taken of  the present urgent demand for resi-  dental holdings.     % .  The official mind,   however, is by  no means perturbed by these unintelligent   and.   doleful   predictions.  Those who are in a position  to   de  tect the signs of the times are of the  opinion that this move on   the  part  of   the   government   is   one of the  shrewdest pie'ees. of business  uegoti  ated for some time.    Critics   of  the  proposal, moreover, should  bear in  mind that at the  present  time   the  three thousand acres in question are  idle, non producing and   in   consequence non-taxpaying.   Lack of  information as to the potentialities of  the area adjacent, to the university,  perhaps,., is   responsible.for the inability   of   some  opponents of  the  plan to understand the   prospect  of  lucrative   sale   once   the  lands  in  question   are   brought   under    the  proper measure of   cultivation   and  preparation for  township  purposes.  In   this   connection  it shouid be  remembered that Vancouver of   its  own accord   has grown  couunually  of late toward   the   university   site.  .Neighboring  subdivisions have sold  like"   hot   cakes��������� almost    as    soon  as   they   have     been     placed   on  the market, without   the added   attraction  which   invariably  attaches  to a university townsite.   And apart  the usefulness of the institution  has  been impaired to a  very  considerable extent, and only by the inauguration   of  a  program similar to that  just outlined by the   government   is  it possible to ensure its reaching the  position among the educational  establishments  of   the   Dominion   to  which it is justly entitled.    ���������_-���������;.; .^������i-v.  The situation in a nutshell, therefore, ip the decision to launch a new  program,     the    consummation   of  which   will  give   to this province a  university of which western Canada  may well be proud, while the initial  expenditure will be completely  covered many times over by the sale of  government property adjacent to tbe  site of the contemplated structure-���������  a series of transactions which should  benefit   the   provincial   treasury to  the extent of many millions of   dol  lars. :   There is another point worth  mentioning: No less than two millions of acres, originally reserved to  provide^ao endowment fund with  which the cost of the university's  maintenance could.be met, will now  be freed and made available for set"  tlement in the ordinary way .under  the aegis of the land settlement  board.. The government, therefore,  has.no forebodings in respect of its  decision to proceed with the construction of the institution in ques  tion and the development of its  property in confident expectation of  lucrative sales.    -    Electors Are to Be ,Asked  Which They Prefer, the  Present Act or Government Sale  News of the City  J. W. Pycah, of Transcona,Man.,  this week purchased the farm of  Gabriel -Palek, near Clement's place  in the West end, for the consideer  ation of ������3500. The deal was  promoted by Meggitt &, Knight. Mr.  Pycah expects to take up his residence Uere in June.  Victoria, April 12.���������The form of  the question on the prohibition  referendum promised by Premier  Oliver was made known on Saturday, when the bill to provide for the  referendum was brought into the  house.  The act provides that the ballot  shall be upon the question as fallows:  "Whieh do you prefer:  "(1) The present prohibition- act?  "(2) An act to provide for the  government control and sale in sealed packages, of spiritous and malt  liquors?"  , The vote is to be taken not earlier  than August 1 or not later than  September 30 of this year.  G.W.V.A. NOTES  J. M Leamy, consulting engineer  for the province of Manitoba, accompanied by his wife and children, arrived in the city from Winnipeg  Wednesday night, and will visit for  a fortnight's visit at the home of his  mother, Mrs. M. Leamy, and his  brother. Mr. Leamy was formerly  city electrican of Grand Forks  W. Beach, of Christina Lake, has  leased the Yale hotel, and he is now  in charge. Commencing on May 1,  the dining room and rooms will be  under the management of Mrs. J.  G. Murray. The house is now being  repainted, repapered and renovated.  On the 29th inst., the case of  Laws vs. The V. V. & E. Railway  company will be argued in the  county court in this city. Plaintiff  is suing for ������600 damages.    Pincott  J. A. Fraser, chief of the provincial police, and Constable Steward,  of Midway, were in town this week,  working with George Stanfield, of  theprovincial police here.  from the purely   commercial  aspect of   Eossland   will   appear  for   the  of the undertaking from the govern-  plaintiff and  A. H. McNeill,   K.C.,  meut's point of view, there is  value for the defendant company,  in the fact that the whole-  area  under review is one of the most favored  scenic and healthful spots that could  he   found   anywhere  on the continent. These are the  more   material  and   human   aspects   of   the   case  which can not be gainsaid, while no  reasonable   argument   will   be   advanced against   the   desirability   of  removing from !he activities  of   the  uuiversity   the   serious    handicaps  under which it has labored since the  The postponed meeting of the  local   branch   of   the  G.W.V A. was  held last Friday, and  although   the  attendance was smaller  tbau   usual,  considerable   business  came   before  the meeting to be dealt   with.   By a  unauimous vote, the association extended to the matron of  the  Grand  Forks hospital, Mrs. M. Kingston, a  life membership in  the association,  accompanied    with   the   regulation  badge, made  into   the   form   of   a  brooch, in recognition    of   overseas  service.  Three new members joined tbe  association, Comrades John Gras-  sick, Richard Park and Liurie Riri-  dell, which briugs the membership  up to about sixty.  It was decided to have the nominations for officers on the night of  Friday, the 16th, and election will  be held two weeks later.  The matter of better service by the  solders' settlement board for the  district was discussed. Several cases  were cited where returned men were  making an effort to secure homes in  the valley through that department,  but the want of a government representative in the Boundary district  to supply information and deal with  loans to returned men, makes it almost impossible for them to settle  here. Some action will be taken  along this line at the next   meeting.  At tbe last meeting of tbe  school  board   Principal   Stephens,  of   the  high school,   tendered  bis   resigna  lion.  He asked to be relieved of  his  Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Gibson, of  Iledley, were visitors in Grand  Forks last week-end, the guests of  Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Mslnnes.  Dan   Matheson, foreman   of  the  Hock Candy, was in the city on Wed-  duties on the 10th of May. John A. ! nesday. He stated that the break-  Hutton was elected secretary of the < down of the tram line was being re-  board, j paired as rapidly as possible.  The case of Parry vs. Mundt,both  of Bridehville, was heard in the  county court on Wednesday  The Grand Forks Sawmills, Ltd.,  icfore'at Lynch Creek, expects to snip ten  Judge Brown. The action involved cars of lumber weekly this summer,  more exeensive project gave way to ja claim for rent, there being also a About three million feet of logs are  the conditions imposed by the ���������out-i counter-claim. Judgment was re-, dow being banked on the North  break of hostilities in 1914. Indeed, 'served. Fork for the spring drive. THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  ������he (jfetib Sfarka 8>rat  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) -SI.00  One Year (in the United States)     1.50  Address all communication's to  The Grand Forks Sun,  1'iione 101 R Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  that, when he dies, he should be not buried  but filed.  FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1920  The prorogation of the provincial parliament at Victoria will probably be made tomorrow. The session has been productive of  a great deal of legislation, and some* wholesome and advanced laws have been added to  the statutes of the province. When the people  become fully aware of the importance of some  of these Acts, it is not unreasonable to sup-  posethat the government will be considerably  stronger with the electors than it was a few  months ago.  According to the managing director of the  Marconi' system, it will be possible within six  months to hold a wireless telephone conversation between New York and London. The  cnarge, the director says, will be twenty-four  cents a word, and it will be as easy to hear the  other speaker as if he were in the same room.  The Marconi system plans within a year to  extend its wireless telephone service to Australia, India and Egypt. Twenty-four cents a  word may be, and probably is, cheap for the  service rendered; nevertheless, it will hardly  encourage garrulity.  <r-  It is expected that sailors and savages should  be tattooed, and side-show performers are  often notaj)le examples of the art; but a French  coachman originated the most extraordinary  design ever worked on a human body. At the  time of the Dreyfus trial he had at least one  hundred and twenty illustrations of the case,  including portraits of the leading persons connected with it, tattooed on himself. The tattooing took almost two years. It almost seems  "Yist'day," says Uncle Zeke, "Ah drapped  foah cents on de floah, an' dey made a big  racket. Ef dey had er bin foah dollar bills  nobody would'a'heard'em drap. People is  jes'lak money: demdat make de mos' noise  ain't alius de mos' account."  HEADACHES    are  often good signs that your  need attention.  :^  very  eyes  GOOD GLASSES protect  the eyes and may re-tore the  sight, so you will not need to  wear them Why not have your  eyes examined and s-ee whether  or not you need glasses?  A. D. MORRISON  Jeweller and Optieian   -  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  ^=  J  The Salvation Armv of the British Isles is  cooperating with the government in helping  women to emigrate to those colonies where  there are more men than women. There are  approximately 1,250,000 more women than  men in the United Kingdom, which means  that many more than a million must choose  between emigration and spinsterhood. The  records of the Salvation Army show that three-  fifths of the girls who emigrated several years  ago to countries where women were in the  minority were married within three years of  their arrival; and opportunities for work at  good wages attract many women who would  not leave home merely to find a husband.  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy* a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just ihe machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by"  cTVfiller C& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers}  ������  Do not forget  to file your  Income Tax Return  on or before the 30th of April, 1920.  Dominion of Canada  Department of Finance  ALL  persons residing in Canada, employed in Canada, or carrying on  business in Canada, are liable to a tax  on income, as follows:���������  1. Every unmarried person, or widow, or  widower, without dependants as defined by the  Act, who during the calendar year 1919 received or  earned $1,000 or more.  2. All other individuals who during the  calendar year 1919 received or earned $2,000 or  more.  .3. Every corporation and joint stock company  whose profits exceeded $2,000 during the fiscal  year ended in 1919.  C. V. MEGGITT  Farmers' Exchange  Real Estate.     Farm Lands  and  Fruit  Orchards for Sale.  Headquarters for Fresh Ftuits.  Employment Office.  Bridge   Street, Next B.  C. Telephone    Office  DEALER IN  POLES  POSTS  RAILROAD  TIES  One who was present   tells      Job Printing at The Sun office at  in   the London   Times   this P���������^11? the 8^e Prices aa before  the big war started,  story   of  the  way in which,    Lord Fisher reconciled two of i    You can not reach The   Sun's  his friends who had quarreled, j ^^tX*���������* ^^  He invited both of them to  dine with him.    When  they  took their places at the  table  each of them found in   his  napkin a pistol ready for use.  The fun in Lord Fisher's eyes  did the rest.  SNAP  Tlie Coryell Residence  A Replica  Forms t0 be used in nlin&  returns on or before  the 30th of April, 1920.  ALL INDIVIDUALS other than  farmers and ranchers must use  Form T 1.  FARMERS AND RANCHERS  must use Form T 1A.  CO R PO R AT IO N S and joint  stock companies must use Form  T 2.  Penalty  Erery person required to make a return, who  falls to do so within the time limit, shall be  subject to a penalty of Twenty-five per centum  of th* amount of the tax payable.  Any person, whether taxable, or otherwise,  who falls to make a return or provide Information duly required according to the provision of  the Act, shall be liable on summary conviction  to a penalty of $100 for each day during  which the default continues. Also any person  maklnft a false statement In any return or In  any Information required by the Minister, shall  be liable, on summary conviction, to a penalty  not exceodlnU $10,000, or to six months'Imprisonment or to both fine and imprisonment.  General Instructions.  Obtain Forms from the Inspectors or  Assistant Inspectors of Taxation or from  Postmasters.  Read carefully all instructions on  Form before filling it in.  Prepay postage on letters and documents forwarded by mail to Inspectors of  Taxation.  Make your returns promptly and avoid  penalties.  Address INSPECTOR OF TAXATION,  VANCOUVER, B.C.  R. W. BREADNER,  Commissioner of Taxation.  This is an  eight roomed   house  in  | excellent state of  repair, situated  on  the outskirts of the city, being Lot 7,  Block 5, and comprising about 4 acres  of finest cultivated land.  j     We consider   this  property worth  First Black Lady���������Dat baby $3000 easily.  ob yours am de  puffec imag"e _Today| it is  offered  for  of his daddy. "7 - i   J  .   i  ,., i   Tii     i       t    -i        TT   I     tor further particulars see  becond  Black    Lady���������He    jas. h. ryley, Davis Block, or  suah   am.    He am a reg'lai ^ "^^egg, Manager for Hugh  carbon copy.  r  The  Art In Telephoning  Telephoning has become so matter-of-fact  that most of us consider that to telephone  properly is an art. In fact it is an art to  do anything well. We should never let  courtesy depart from an action, no matter  how frequently it is performed.  In answering the telephone we should  never forget that the person who called  anticipateK an announcement as to whom  is making the reply. Particularly is this  the case in business���������announce your firm  and your name, and the introduction is  complete without any roundabout questioning.  It is a courtesy every one engaged in  business can extend, a courtesy that is  always appreciated. wflffl*���������  fy  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C  i '���������?  KJ?  Ancient History  News Items and. Comment Which  Appeared in The Sun for the  Corresponding Week Eighteen Years Ago  not go under, a consumed name."  "Both sides'of our parents  are old  and poor."  "You have changed my little   girl  into a little buy.  Will that  make any  'difference?" ���������    ,  A    delegation   consisting of   Chas.  Gummings, Jeff Davis and J. B. Hen  derson left for Victoria   on Friday to  enlighten the government on the rail  way situatiou in the Boundary.  The Wilson Contracting  company,  Chas.    L.    McAllister   agent,    com  menced work Mouday   morning   raising   the   Traunweiser   building    on  Bridge street.  E. Disney, the contractor and  builder, will begin immediately the  erection of a cottage on the corner of  Market and Prairie streets, Columbia,  for C. A. Stoess, the civil engineer.  Aid. Sheads is planting some 400  fruit trees on his land in the Ruckle  addition.  Mrs. I A. Dinsmore and gMrs. H  F. Newett, of Columbia, visited Mrs  N. W. Coafces in Cascade on Wed ties  day.  John Haverty, of the Pacific hotel,  left on the 4 o'clock passenger train  Thursday on a business tour to Nelson, B. C.  Mr Dennis, the Columbia barber,  has gone to Republic. ���������  Dan   and    Fred    Kelly and David  Low went over the smelter  dam  Saturday morning in a boat aud narrow  ly escaped drowning.  Davis' store was robbed on Friday  night. Only a small amount of change  was missed  Frcscnt-Day English.  In a recent issue of the British  Land Agents' Record, a Sussex land  agent gives several interesting ex  amplcs of spelling. How one of his  men made up his weekly time sheet is  worth reproducing:  Monday���������Hoin up sisels in   Paster  field.  Tuesday���������Wellen    out   dung   and  spredon.  ^Wednesday���������Caren litter and geteu  it horn.  Friday���������Heg trimmen.    Rat huut-  iti.  Saturday���������Planten   taters     Hod  gobs.  The foregoing words will be readily  translateable by any Sussex man.  Meeting Difficulties  Mark Twain called on Grant by  permission; but when he looked into  the square, smileless face of the soldier, he found himself for the first  time in his life' without anything particular to say. Grant nodded slightly  and waited. His caller wished something would happen. "General," he  said, "I seem to be slightly embarrassed. Are you?" Grant's severity  broke up in laughter. There were no  further difficulties.  A Big Newspaper Bargain  TliePiince of Wales has ��������� captured  the hearts of all Canada. Rich and  poor, old and young, are enraptured  with his easy manner and happy expression. He is so different to what  many expected.  No wonder a great demand has  been created for a real life-like' portrait of our popular future king.  Photographers and artists have failed  to secure a satisfactory snapshot of  the royal visitor. He was not here to  pose for them. It remained for The  Family Herald and Weekly Star of  Montreal to secure a portrait that  would be satisfactory, and they have  succeeded. Just before leaving for  Canada the prince gave a special sitting to the celebrated London, England, photographer, Van Dyke The  agents of The' Family Herald were  instructed to secure the right to reproduce it in Canada, and that great  weekly   is    now   offering   it   to   its  readers.  The Sun has succeeded   in   making  an arrangement with The Family  Herald and Weekly Star by which  our readers may have The Sun, Tha  Family Herald and Weekly Star for  one vear and a cop}7 of the portrait for  $2. 25.- The demand for this portrait  in Canada will be enormous, and we  advise our readers to take advantage  of this opportunity without delay.  Revival  of   the   Ancient  "Crier"  What's wrong with the United  States? Is it, since it went dry, becoming fastidious, or has it nerves'?  More than one city is discussing the  advantages of the old town crier as a  permanent institution to offset the  monotony of their "night life." Which  recalls what Pepys wrote about that  much maligned- functionary: "A  clyver devile he is," wrote Pepys,  "wyth a deal of rhyme inne his noddle," It certainly would enliven some  dull towns to the sonth of the line if  the old fellow were suddenly to ap~  pear on the streets, ringing his bell,  shouting:  "Twelve o'clock, looke welle   to your  lock,  Your   fire  ande lighte and   so goode  nite."  "'Tis eight o'clock, unlucky soul���������  Go to bed and save your coal!"  "Past ten o'clock, a fairsome night���������  Food   costs   will  jump 'ere   morning  light." ���������   "    4  Or this chant of seriousness   (mod  ernizen):  'Past ten o'clock! Put out  the   key,  Friend, wife, young son and daughters  three  Have gone to see tho movies!"  How It Happened  Sergeant���������Why haven't you shaved  this morning?  Private (rubbing his face in great  surprise)���������Ain't I shaved?  Sergeant���������No, you are not. I want  to know why.  Private���������Well, yeu see, there was  a dozen of us using the same mirror,  and I guess I must have shaved some  other man.  Humor in Letters  Extracts from letters to the war  department:  "I ain't got no learning and am  writing for inflammation."  "I have four months' old bahy, and  he is my only support."  "My husband is now in the constipated camp in Germany."  "He was the best supporter I ever  had."  "I received my insurance polish  and have since moved my post office."  "lam his wife and only air."  "You asko for ray allotment number. I have two boys and four girls."  "Ploase correct my name as I could  A. negro was brought before a  mayor a short time since for stealing  chickens.  "Well, Toby," said his honor,  "what have you to say  for yourself?"  "Nuffin but dis, boss. I was as  crazy as a bedbug when I stole dat  ar' pullet, 'cozl might hab stole de  big rooster, and I neber done it. Dat  shows 'clusively to my mind dat I  was laboring under de delirium tre  mendous."  Doing Well  When mother and her brood started  for town the weather was threatening,  so she did not go unprepared. In due  time they stepped , off the crowded  train at the station.  "Have you got all the umbrellas,  johnny?" was her first question  "I should say I had," said the boy  "I had three when I started and now  I've got five."  News of the City  The Rock Candy mill at Lynch  Creek shipped four cars of concentrates last week and five cars this  week.  -E. E. Gibson, of the West Kootenay Power & Light company, was a  visitor in tbe city on Sunday from  Hedley.  Padlock Safety Paper, for private  bankchecks, kept in ������tock by The  Sun Job Department.  The Sun is a $2   newspaper  sold  at SI per year,  All Tied Up  Far want of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  wili uuiie ihe Knots.  We make this a g'ood  paper so that intelligent people will read  it, and they do.  Isn't that the kind of  help you want ?  ���������G.ii������4������������������������������  -_*_  m^ztmm&z  .If you don't see it in The Sun it  didn't happen, or it wasn't worth  mentioning.  P  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FORFINE PRINTING  ^MoaiUuiKm.mtmbmHimMam  REAL ESTATE  FIRE INSURANCE  and Financial Agents  Branch  Office:  Royal Bank Bltlg.  GEO. C. EGG  in charge  FARM  LANDS OUR SPECIALTY  Nelson       GRAND FORKS       Trail  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, Fikst Stijekt  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. C. McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUU  TUTR. BUSINESS <������MAN,  have you ever thought  that advertising put? you in  good company? It is an old  saying that a man is known  by the company he keeps.  When you join the ranks of  the advertisers you join the  ranks of the biggest and  most successful merchants  and manufacturers- in the  world.  How many large concerns  can you name in any large  city in the country? Name  them and you will notice  that all are big advertisers  and all are leaders in their  lines. Ask your friends to  name the most successful  merchants they know in the  big cities, and in each case  the name ot a great advertiser will be mentioned.  The same rule is true of  smaller cities and towns.  The successful merchants  are the advertisers. The  advertiser stamps himself as  one having confidence in  himself and his wares, as  one proud of his calling and  seeking publicity and the  test of patronage.  a  a THE   SUN.    GRAND    FORKS,   B. C.  News1 of the City  The Dominion-Provincial employment office was opened in this city  this week, with R'Campbell in  charge. He states, that 21 men are  needed at once, and that there are  vacancies in the district for 46 men  for various kinds of labor. He has  also places for ten or twelve domestic!  .Mrs. Amanda H. Starks, aged 85  yeers, who has been a resident of  Grand Forks for a number of years,  died at her home here on Snnday  last. The funeral was held at 2:30  Tuesday afternoon from the Anglican church, where services were  held. Interment was made in Evergreen cemetery.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS  Wanted, thoroughly reliable man  to operate Electric Light and Water  Departments, including electrically  driven pumps. Must be able to do  outside and inside electrieal construe  tion and installation work and general repairs to both systems. State  full particulars, of age, qualifications,  experience, salary expected and enclose references. Applications received  till May 1st Duties commence May  10th.  JOHN A.  ATJTTO'ST,  City Cleric  TENDERS WANTED  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS  CITY CLEAN-UP DAY  Mrs. Cora Manly has moved into  John Wright's house on Third  street,    ,  W. M. Archibald, of the Consolidated company, was in the city on  Friday from Rossland.  D. McCallum returned on   Saturday from a bosiness   trip to Nelson.  Members of the crew for the Forest  Mills at Cascade are beginning to arrive in this city.  The City Council   have   appointed  Monday, April 26th, as   Civic   Clean  up.  Day.    Citizens   are   requested to  gather   up   all    tin   cans  and   other  rubbish and put the  same ���������'in   handy  receptacles at places where it  will   be  convenient for the  city   teamster   to  call for them anTf haul   them   away.  Citizens   not  availing-themselves   of  tha  above  offer   will be competed to  have their rubbish removed   at .their  own eqpense not later than Saturday,  May 1st. Sawdust and ashes  will not  be removed by the city.  By order of City Council. -.  JOHN A.  HUTTON,   ;/  ���������v City Clerk.  SEALED TENDERS marked "Tenders for City Team Work" will be  received by the undersigned up till  April "26th, 5' p.m., for team and  driver, at so much per day for day or  halt day 'work, and at so much per  hour for,less than a half day, and at  so much per hour for street sprinkling,  and at so much per hour for one horse  and driver when required. The person  securing the contract will be required  to keep a suitable team in the Fire  Hall stable every night from 6 p.m.'  till 7 a.m and all day on Sundays.  The regular fee of $5 00 will be allowed for all fire calls. The lowest or  any tender not necessarily accepted  For further information apply to  Chairman McDonald.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  City Clerk. ;  Dated Grand Forks, B.C.,  April 15th, 1920.  LAND REGISTRY ACT  FRENCH IVORY  BeautiJPul and New  JUST' RECEIVED, a new shipment comprising all the latest designs direct from fashion  counter. Hair Brushes, Mirrors-, Table Trays  and other articles. Come in. We are sure to  have something to match your set.  JOHN GRASSICK  Successor to TIMBERLAKE, SON C& CO.  Mrs; G. A. S. Bell has moved into  Bert Scon's house in the West  end.  Inspector King, ot the mounted  police, has moved into Mrs, Cora  Manly's house.  The Great Northern railway is  assembling crews for dismantling,  the Phoenix branch of its system.  It is estimated that it will reqnirp  six months to complete the work.  J.VV. Evans and James Ross yes-  day went up to uthe Rock Candy,  where they will be employed in future.  Immigration Inspector P. T.   Mc  Galium  is   spending   his   holidays  with his son in Golden._ 11. Tloff, of  Victoria, is filling his  place  during  his absence.  Dr. C. M Kingston left  on  Sun  day   for   a   businness trip   to Vancouver.  J.   Eaton,   C.P. R.    baggageman,  left for Vancouver Monday.  .Herbert Dinsmore came up. from  Marcus on Friday for a short visit  with his parents.  Mrs. J. R. Brown left for Spokane  on Monday for medical treatment.  Ab Savage came down from tho  Pathfinder mine oh Wednesday.  The tunnel being driven on that  property is now   in   ninety feet.  J. M.   Clarkston   and   family,   of  Fife, were visitors in the city on Sat  urday.  Pete Thompson, of Lynch   Creek,  was in the city Satuday  Henry Mcllwaine left yesterday  morning for Powell River, where he  will assume the management of a  bank.  Geo. C. Egg returned Saturday  night from a week's visit to Van-  conver.  Mi3S Ivy Ward, or Nelson, is   v:s-  itipg at the home of Mrs. H. Weber.  Waltfr Lange and family, of  St. Francis, Sask., arrnv-f-d in the  city this week, and tbey wiii locate  here.  Potatoes  for   Sale���������Netted   Gem  and  American Wonder, $4 per hun  dred.    E. F. Laws, R R. No. 1.  WE ARE OFFERING six months  free subscriptions to the Texas Pa  cific Oil News to all persons sending  in their name on or before the 1st of  June, 1920. Latest information fronr  all points direct from Texas. Keep  posted if you have invested or con  template investing. York it Webster,  publishers, 419 Winch Building,  Vancouver, B. C.  The Sun is a  $2  at ������1 per year.  newspaper  sold  To each of the parties  whose names are sot  out  in  the  first oolnm'n  in  tlie  Schedule  hereto.  TAKE NOTICE .that'applications have been  I made to register the Corporation of the  City of Grand Forks as owner in Fee under  certain Tax Sale Deeds issued'by the Collector of the Corporation of the said City of  the lands set out in' thethijd column of the  Schedule hereto. ���������  'Further Take Notice that you are required,  (ocontest the Claim of the said Corporation  of the City of Ornrid Forks us Tax Pnrchiiser  within 30 days from the date of the service  of this'Notice (which may be effected by advertisement in five consecutive issues in a  newspaper circulating in Grand Forks).  And Wherens applications havo been mnde  for certificates of Indefeasible title to. the  iibove mentioned lands respectively in the  name of the Corporation of the City of  Grand Forks.  And Whereas on investigating- the titie tn  the respective parties set out in the first  column of schedu'e hereto it is found that  prior tn the 4th day of September, 1017. (being: the date on which the said lands were sold  for <������ve:due taxes), each of you who,enames  :i're set out ia the first column of the'schedule  hereto appears by the records of the Land  Registry Office or the Assessment Roll of the  Cor porn tion of the City of Grand Forks to  have the right or interest set out in the second column of the said schedule hereto.  Now Ehere ore Take Notice that I shall  effect registration in pursuance of such applications and at tne same time issue certificates of Indefeasible title to the said 'lands  respectively in the name of the Corporation  of tlie City of Gi and Forks unless you or uny  of you take and prosecute the proper proceedings to establish your claim, if any, to  tho lands set out respectively \n the said  schedule opposite your respective names or  to prevent such proposed action on  my part.  hated at  the Land Registry Office.   Ivam-  loops, th.s 31st cliiy of March, A.D. 1H20.  ' H. V. CRAIG.  District Registrar.  SCHEDULE.  NAME. CAPACITY. PROPERTY.  F. O. Huerkman..Assessed owner. ...Lot 3,IJlk.  29,Mapl2t  John A. Manly.... Registered owner .Part     of  binri interest.        Lots3&4.  Blk.l.Map  '28.  Lloyd A. Manly. . Registered owner fart      of  of an interest.        Lots 8 & 4.  Blk.l.Map  23.  Hugh Kim Registered owner of.Part  Lots  3 &4. JBlk  "    1, Map 23.  Assessed owner of..Lots 3 & 4  Blkl.Map  23.  Sarah Ann Hat 1. .Registered owner. Lots   10 it  and     Assscssed 16. lilk. 4,  % owner. Map 23.  H.V. CUAIG.  District Registrar.  rand Forts Transfer Cm  DAVIS S HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal ancl Wood For Sal  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  ate  Phone 64  Padlock Safety Paper, for private  bankebeeks, kept in stock by- The  Sun Job Department.  Those wishing neat sign painting  to ornament tbeir "business p'aces  should call on W. P. O'Connor, a  returned soldier.  "DIAMOND DYE" OLD  GARMENTS LIKE NEW  Any  woman   can   dye  faded;  shabby  wearing apparel, whether wool, silk, cotton, linen or mixed goods to any color,  just like new, by following simple diree-  jJtions in each package of "Diamond Dyes."  Sfoapsis of  S  S  RcalEstate and Insurance  Established 1910  Wm. Hanrahan, of Cranbrook,  will arrive here Monday with tbe  intention of becoming a permnn.'-nt  settlor.  Mrs. Robert Gaw and her granddaughter, Edna Hardy, returned on  Sunday from Anyox, where they  have been visiting fur tbe past six  months at the home of Mis. Gaw's  daughter, Mrs. H. M. Mann.  THERE IS ONLY ONE  GENUINE ASPIRIN  Orchards       Farms       Farm Lands  City Property  We have excellent facilities for sidling your  property. Agents at Nelson, Calgary and  other Prairif points. Vancouver Agents:  ^    STEKJJNG INVESTMENTS  KELLETT & ITTEK  Reliable information regarding thi* district  cheerfully furnished. We solicit your enquiries.  Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross'  are Aspirin���������No others!  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Pigs  and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  ������del Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Stftond Street  Knox Presbyterian church on-  gregation has decided to purchase  trie Baptist church property on  Winnipeg avenue, as the congrega  tion has outgrown the present house  of worshhip. When the deal is com  pleted, the Baptist church building  will be used for worship and the old  Presbyterian church for young pei-  ple's meetings and for socials of the  Sunday school classes.  Ilov. J. P. Wcstraan returned to  Nelson Snnday evening, after conducting the service in the Methodist  church.  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  If you don't see the "Bayer Cross"  on tlie tablets, refuse them���������they are  not Aspirin at all.  Insist on genuine "Bayer Tablets of  Aspirin" plainly stumped with the safety*  "Bayer Cross"���������Aspirin prescribed by  physicians for nineteen yens and proved  safe by millions for Headache, Toothache, Earache, Kheumafcism, Lumbago,  Colds,   Neuritis,    and    Tain   generally.  Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets���������also  larger "Bayer" packages. Made in  Canada.  Aspirin is the trade mark (registered  in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  Mouoacetieacidestcr of Salieylicacid.  While it is well known that Aspirin  means Bayer manufacture, to assist tho  public against imitations, the Tablets of  Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped  with their general trade mark, the  "Bayer Cross." ���������  location;   ensy terms.  No profiteering���������The Sun, SI.00.   Sun oiliee.  Good  on tin:  npiIE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Con-  suit us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping, tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Pi'ice lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  reduced to ?5 an acre; second-class to  J2.60 an acre.  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.  Records will be gTanted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange    for    adjacent    pre-emptions  with joint residence, but each making  necessary improvements on respective  claims. u������  |     Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  ! five years and make improvements to  ! value of $10 per acre, including clear-  ; ing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  i before receiving Crown Grant.  "Where pre-emptor In occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements," he may, ber  cause of ill-health, or other cause, be  gTanted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence may be issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of  J300 per annum and records same each  year. Failure to make improvements  or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  less than 5 years, and improvements  of $10.00 per acre, including 5 acres  cleared and cultfvated, and residence  of at least 2 years are required.  Pre-emptor holding Crown grant  may record another pre-emption, if he  requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.  >.  Unsurveyed areas, not excoeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes  areas exceeding 610 acres may be  leased by one person or company.  Mill, factory or industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; conditions include  payment of stu'inpage.  Natural hay : meadows inaccessible  by existing roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price, is made.  Office !  F, Downey's Cigar Sture  PETERSEN & DINSMORE, Proprietors  FOR SALE���������Six-room house  one block from post office;  very   central;   good  business  Apply  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  j\ntl commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  New Type  Latest Stylej  Faces  GRANTS  PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE  ACT.  The scope of this Act Is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within whksh the heirs or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act is extended  from for one year from the death of  such person, as formerly, until one  year after the conclusion of the present  war. This privilege is also made retroactive.  No fees relating to pre-emptions are  due or payable by sofdiurs on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918.  Taxes are remitted for five years.  Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August  4, J911, on account of payments, fees  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.  Interest on agreements to purchase  town or city lots held by members of  Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired  direct or Indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 31. 1920.  SUB-PURCHASERS   OF   CROWN  LANDS.  Provision  made    for  of       .-.     issuance    ui  Crown grants to Hub-purchasers Sf  Crown Lands, acquiring rights from  purchasers who failed to compJete  purchase, involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original par-  eel, purcliuiic price due and taxes may  be    distributed    proportions' '  whole   area.      Applications  made by May 1, 1920.  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R 101  GRAZING.  'Grassing Act, 1919, for systematic  development of livestock industry provides jor grazing districts and range  administration under Commissioner  Annual grazing permits issued based  on numbers ranged; priority for established owners. Stock-owners may  form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permita  for settlers, campers or travellers, uo  ie ten head. v  BOOT    REPAIRING  TAKh  your  repairs  to   Armson, shoo   re  pniror.    Tho   Hub.    Look  for  the   l!i������  lioot.

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