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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Aug 27, 1920

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 a  r  ���������/*->  / *   /  (":' ''>  y   ' 7 0-4 '2  >  ' ' f    ������-  I   - 7    ���������  f\Ot. I. ..I L. XnV*---'^- ,i-  V'^yvpri^rO*^'  and  Kettle Valley Orchardist  L9TH YEAR���������No   44  GRAND FORKS * B. C, FRIDAY,   AUGUST ;27, 1920  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PER YEAR  ^T^u^r'  FOR THE CITY  APPLE PRIGES  FOR THIS YEAR  Finance Chairman States  ~ That Refunding Bonds  Are Selling Satisfactorily Locally ^  With   Liberal   arid  Unionist candidates lidded, this will  make   a   nice  j crowd.  Mayor Acres and all the aldermen . were present at' the regular  meeting of the city council on-Monday evening.  The matter regarding the upkeep  of certain streets on the transpro-  vincial highway was discussed. Tbe  clerk was instructed to take up with  the property owners of the West  end.the matter of securing a right of  way for.the same, ..so that connec  ; "tion may "be made with Winnipeg  a'enue.-Y^.  The mayor and the city clerk  were instructed to acknowledge to  the militia department the receipt  " of the war trophy gun. The council  decided to ^-place the gun permanently on the western end of.the  postoffice square. The clerk was in-  1 8tructed to'advise the war memorial  ��������� "committee that this -"decision   had  ��������� "been-made/and thj*"'council 'recom-  . __mendedcJthat > the.,.cjbmmitte"eWmak(';  their plans so as"  to conform   with  ��������� this idea. -   -������������������  Mayor Acres, Chairman of the  Finance Committee Hull and City  Clerk Hutton were appointed delegates to the annual meeting of the  Union of British Columbia Municipalities, to be held in Nelson on October 6, 7 and 8 In.the event that  that any of these delegates are un-^  able to attend the convention, they  were empowered to designate their  substitutes.  The chairman of the finance com  mittee reported that the refunding  city debentures were selling locally  satisfactorily. He recommended  hat city bonds amounting to $3000  be taken up, and that the clerk advise the Seminary St. Sulpice, of  Montreal, to draw on the city for  $20,000 to retire a portion of the  debentures-held by them. The re*  port was approved.  The clerk was instructed to call  for tenders, in the Nelson News and  the Vancouver Province, for auditing the city books for 1920, and to  advise Mr. Baird, inspector of mu  nicipalities���������of the action taken by  the council.  Tbe council ordered   that in   fu  ture city water should only be  used  or   domestic   and   sprinkling purposes, except on   a  special   permit  from the city.  The council authorized the board  of workB to place silent policemen at the intersections of  Bridge and First aod Second streets,  at Winnipeg avenue and First and  Second streets, and at Main and  First streets, warning motor car  drivers to keep to. the right. The  council also adopted a resolution requesting   the   police commissioners  , Fall and winter apple prices for  1920 are now fairly established. The  removal of the British embargo until November 15 and the adv-snce in  maximum control price from 20/10  to 23 has had a decided effect. Tbe '. Nearly  opening price given out nine days  ago when'about 400 cars were placpd  was a little lower than today's quo  satious. Wealthies were sold at  $2 40, Macs $2.75, Winesaps $3 and  Delicious ($3.25. Manitoba, Ontario  and Great Britain were the heaviest  buyers since prices have stiffened,  as the following table will show.-  At date of writing, August 20, up  wards of 500 cars have been sold at  prairie points:  No. 1.  We-olthies $2.50  Jonathans   2.75  Macintosh Red   2.85  Yellow Newtons 3.00  Winesaps 3.25  Delicious  3.50  Spitz...." 3.00  Mixed Winter.....  .   3 75  Hyslop Crabs   1.60           Trouscendent  1.25  Bartlett Pears (scarce) 3.00           Combination packs, List  A,   $2 75  and $2.50.  Combination   packs. List B, $2.50  and $2.25.  List A���������Winter Spies, Spitz, Now-  ton, Rome Beauty,   Winter   Banana.  List B���������All other winter varieties.  OK iigaii  50 Per Gent of  Land Has Been Signed  Up Requesting Water  Municipality  ThY Granby corn puny produced  2,-100,000 pour-dp of copper in Jul'y  at Anyox, according to a New York  report. This is comparable with  2.079,000 pounds in June.  GREAT INCREASE  No. 2  $2.25  2.35  2.55  2.50  2.75  3.00  i! 50  The .Chicago International J$j>ple: Dealers'.. .-,.,-'  Association Formed  The meeting held on August 10 to  13 in the Sherman hotel was attended  by a record number of applemen. The  organization of this meeting was very  poor from the standpoint of the new  beginner. There was no list of those  in attendance posted, and in the  crowd and bustle it was hard to looate  anyone. The business end of the or  ganization was different. Every matter coming befoee the convention was  discussed by select committees, and  these rsports simplified the work  Those attending:seemed more interested in the 1920 apple deal than in  the business of thr couvention, as at  all simes during the meeting the delegates in the rotunda and corridors  were more numerous than those iu the  convention.  The eastern apple deal for this year  is still in the air. The size of the east  era crop, the scarcity of barrels    and  the British maximum price were   the  big things discussed on   the   outside  Jobbers were "bears" and small   talk  on   prices   was   the   general    topic.  Duchess���������reported offerings at $1.25  per   box;    Wenatchee  and   Yakima  Jonathans were alleged to  be   offered  at $2,but investigation clearly proved  that   nothing   definite   was decided.  We found that eastern shippers   were  not   selling    and    were   apparently  awaiting   western   prices   as     their  guide.      About   the    last   day    the  quotations on Jonathans   were   made  from  Yakima  at   $2 50.    This price  with exchange and freight is   greater  than   our   $2 75 offerings.   The first  established   price   came    from     the  OkanaSon   valley   about   nine   days  ago.    Fifteen cent   sugar   was confi-  Tbe irrigation committee having  in charge the foimatior. of -i water  muiiu'ip'ility in thin vnli(-} re-mr's  having made splendid progress during the past week. The scheme as  now proposed fora general irrigatinn  system of the valley embraces three  main pumping plants and two or  three subsidiary pla-nts. Plant No. 1  will serve the territory from the in  ternational boundary line at Carson  to the C.P.R. steel bridge, on the  south side Qf the Kettle river? containing 2770 acres; Plant No. 2 will  serve the land from the steel bridge  to Kerman's ranch, off the east side,  containing 560 acres, and Plant No.  3-takes io the land on the Columbia  flat from Ward's lake to the green-  bouses and the bend of the river be  low the cemetery. The entire area  proposed to be irrigated contains  4430 acrss. Of thia^fcreage approximately 1900 acres have now been  signed '.up..'JThe^committee;<hopes to  .complete its work in this respect in  the course of a week or so, when the  petition for a water municipality  will be forwarded to the government.  News of the City  J. E. W. Thompson, M.P.P. for  Grand Forks, arrived in the city  from Vancouver on Tuesday evening, and returned to that city this  morning. While here Mr. Thorn p  son visited his old home in Phoe  nix and also inspected tbe diamond  drilling now being carried ou by the  government in Franklin camp.  Probably the most important sta e~  ment he made during his visit was,  that the funds for the irrigation system in this valley will be available  as soon as the * water municipality  has been formed and the engineers  have made their report. Of this  fact, he said, the people of the valley could rest assured, notwithstanding any reports to. the contrary. -  Wm.Towe, after residing here  for twenty years, left <ri Monday  fni eastern Canada, .wh^ie he. will  prob.iblv rtni-iiii pcrm-wi'-titly.  On August 1 the   ������������������r-ivifK ial   gov  eminent look ov> r the control of the j  Tranquille saiiiteriiiui at Kamlon-i-'. j  People of British Columbia Now Number 530,000  Comyared With 380,000  in 1917.  The C'lnadi'iu Btnk of Commerce  will erect a $20,0UU building at  Anyox.  THE WEATHER  The following is the minim inland maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max.  19���������Friday   85  20���������Saturday..   . 91  21- Sunday  93  22���������Monday    88  23���������Tuesday  84  24���������Wednesday .. 61  25    Thursday  64  Aug.  Min.  49  50  53  53  ��������� 49  . 55  54  Pn cites  Rainfall .'.  0 20  dently looked for in the United States  to instruct tbe police to see that-thi-j The writer saw granulated sugar reorder is obeyed. The police were 1 tailing in Milwaukee at 19 cents and  instructed to see that automobile 1 in Minneapolis at 19| cents. No sales  owners park their cars diagonally (of apples are reported from the Uni-  toward the sidewalk, with tbe right j ted States points yet, but heavy sales  wheel to the curb. there are anticipated.  The Curlew mine, two miles north  of Curlew, Wash, will resume  operations in tbe near future. The  tunnel ou this property has been  driven lor 800 feet and its extension  for 800 ?eet is proposed. The ore in  this mine contains lead, zinc and  silver. A compressor and other  machinery were installed in 1917,  but were never used.  The Bagpipes  Was the bagpipe English? "Never!"  saysTthe'gentleman of Scottish descent, whose one vice is his love for  the so-called music of that queer instrument.  From the "Miscellany" of the Manchester Guardian, however, he will  learn:  The Scots may have acquired their  love of bagpipes from England, not  from Ireland, as suggested by Commander* Ken worthy in the house of  commons. In 1865 James Moncrieff,  the lord advocate, told an Ediuburgh  meeting that the bagpipe was an essentially English institution  "The English," said he,. "were the  original bagpipers. Sharkespenre.who  was an authority on music, often refers to" the bagpipes, but he does riot  introdnce them into 'Macbeth.' The  armies in 'Macbeth' do not march on  Dunsinane to the sound of a bagpipe;  but he speaks of the drone of the  Linconshire and Yorkshire bagpipe,  and of a person 'laughing like a parrot at a bagpiper'���������all without the  Caledonian reference. And when we  look at the works in the register  house, which shows how our former  monarchs spent their income, we find  their expenditure for music put down  in suoh entries as 'To the English  piper, 3s. 6d.' The Scots weie not  pipers; they were harpers."  j     Vancouver,   "Augubt      25.���������The  i population of British Columbia  has  1 grown tiom   an   estimated   total  of  380,000    in    1917   tn an   eritimated  total to 530.00U in tbe present yeor  TnUs slates Hon    Ur MacLc-an,mi<>-  istsr of puolic healiti, wbo id relying  on computations made by the statisticians attached to  his   departmen1.  Tuberculosis, the dread disease of  civilization, has shown a remarkable  decrease iu   the   past four years, he  also states. ,  In 1917 there were 1 OS deaths  per 1000 from tuberculosis. In 1918  tbe rate.bad risen to 1.23. Follow  ing tbe campaign of education in  which some more than fifty thjus-  and pamphlets on couibattiug the  white plague were distributed in the  schools and camps and other phu.-K-  of congregation throughout the  province, the percentage, has decreased.  - .-Last .yeat-the .percentage^had YaY-*-  creased to 97 per 1000   population,  while  this  year it has shrunk still  further to .82.  Guban Sugar Boom  New York ���������The Ward liner  Mexico, which reached New York  Monday, was delayed for lwenty-  two hours at Havana, at a cost of  82000 a day to the line, because the  'lonfisboremen at that port were too  busy speculating in sugar to load  that vessel or any other The congestion at'tbat port is the worst in  its history.  These deplorable conditions aie  due to the prosperity of the Cubans.  The merchants seemingly do not  care whether they obtain shipments  of goods. Whenever their supply of  a commodity runs low they boost  its price.  Many ships have laid in Havana  harbor for four months while their  cargoes rotted. Nothing has been ,  done to relieve the situation and it  is believed generally that nothing  will be done so long as public interest centers on the sugar industry.  Not Many Chauffeurs  Would  A negro chauffeur of Washington  was haled into court for running  down a man.  "Yo' honah," said the negro,' I did  de bes' I could to warn degennulman;  I   tried   de   liorn, but   it   wouldn't  work."  "Then," said the judge, "why  didn't you slow up rather   than   run  over him1? '    A   light   seemed   to   dawn on tho  The G W. V. A. and the United prisoner, who finally said, "Why,  Farmers may put candidates in the jedge. dat's one on me, ain't it? 1  field in the coming Yale by election,  neber thought ob dat,"  F. W. Groves and D. W. Hods-  don, government engineers who have  been in the city for a week in connection with the irrigation project,  will return to Kelowna   on Sunday.  Paul C. Black, the horticulturist  stationed here, is" busy inspecting  the orchards of the valley.  Provocative Ignorance  The juvenile sou of a professor of  botany in one of the eastern universi  ties seems likely to become as learned  as his father; already lie is familiar  with tho Latin names of many of the  specimens in the professor's herbarium.  But the boy is not all botanist. Ho  is ready to fight, as well as to study  Recently he returned home with one  eye half closed and discolored. His  mother greeted him with dismay.  "O Aleck," she cried, "you have  been fighting again!"  "But it wasn't my fault, mother,"  the boy hastened to explain. "Bill  Johnson said Taraxacum officinale  didn't mean a dandelion."  Mrs. C. H. Niles and daughter left  on Tuesday to take up their resin  dence in Mediciae Hat. THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A. EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Gi'Qat Britain)..; SI.00  One Year (in the United States)      1.50  Address all communications to  '  Tins Grand Fohks Sun,  Phone 101R Grand Forks, B. C.  office:   oolemma avenve and lake street.  FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1920  The success of the chairman of the council  finance-committee in disposing of a considerable amount of city debentures lodklly is encouraging, and should, call for general commendation from the ratepayers. The ready  sale the bonds have met with gives encouragement to the hope that the entire issue will be  taken up by the people of the community.  The fact; that the citizens are willing to invest  their mone^y in city securities at this particular time, when the money market throughout  the entire country is extremely dull, speaks  well for the condition of our. city. It shows  that the people who live here, and are familiar  with the conditions now existing, know that  they are making a good investment. They  have confidence"m the future of the city, and  their confidence is not misplaced.  jchanical expert where he first saw  the  light  jof day, and nine times ont of ten the answer  will be, on the farm.    The exodus  is  needed  to maintain a sane balance between the  farm  andxity life."  ��������� A widely prevailing idea that the price of  books would be materially lower if they were  issued in paper covers, has elicited from an  authority the remark that in manufacturing  books only ten cents a copy -would be saved  by binding them in paper instead of cloth. It  might make a difference of, sayv thirty cents  in the retail price of the book, but whether  that difference is great enough to create much  of a demand for the paper-covered volumes in  preference to those bound in cloth is doubtful. Readers in this country have not the  habit, which is common in Europe, of having  their books rebound to conform to their own  taste.  We have always been of the opinion that  every community should finance its own improvements. ��������� By bearing its own 'financial  burden, it will also reap all the benefits that  the interest payments will bring. Instead of  sending the semi-annual interest money to  eastern or fereign bondholders,. the money  will be distributed to our own citizens, and it  will fee spenfor reinvested in the district, thns  proving an important factor in stabilizing the  prosperity of the community. Nearly every  " citizen.will, "n fact, feel certain when he pays  his taxes of getting some, if not all, or more,  of the money back in interest. This is an advantages oyer the old method of financing  that does not require the aid of -a microscopic  instrumen^to make it discernible. We therefore desire to add emphasize to our hope that  the entire issue ef bonds.is disposed of locally,  if such a thing is possible.  We have heard of some people refusing to  purchase the bonds owing to the long term of  years tor which they are issued. This should  .not?prove to be a serious objection. The- city  is gra iiially creeping out-of debt. In a few  years, when'the money market of the. couutry  improves, the bonds, on account of the high  interest they draw, will be readily saleable,  and those who may become tired-" of drawing  the semi-annual interest will no doubt be able  to dispose of them in the open market at a  handsome premium.^  One by-one the bibulous iu the United  States are losing their beverages of last resort.  The bureau of internal revenue has placed  blackberry cordial, ��������� wild-cherry wine, the  elixirs of licorice, anise and bitter orange,  compound spirits of juniper and myrcia, compound, tincture of lavender and a number of  other pharmaceutical preparations on the list  of intoxicating liquors. Though Jamaica gin-  gea, colloquially known as "Jakie," seems a  long way removed from compound tincture of  lavender, the law has ferreted out their relationship and publishod it abroad.  An, ingenious computer has" taken pains to  calculate the energy spent in making hyphens."  Reckoning that it takes half an ounce of power to make a single hyphen, and" that each of  the 200,000,000 people who write English  makes on an average three hyphens a, day, he  calculates that we- must wasjte 18,750,000  pounds of power a day, or, as he asserts,  enough to draw a_railroad train round the  world. Well, what of if? Making hyphens is  certainly an inuocent occupation, and we can  afford the time and energy if we wish. The  world is full of just such idle-minded computers, who are always figuring how far a  man could jump if he were as able as a flea,"  or how big a power, plant, it would take to  give a man as brilliant a headlight us a firefly  carries. Futile stuff, all of it. Some of as, who  are reckless, make a dozen hyphens a day,and  others, more abstemious, go months without  making one.  OPTICAL SERVICE  We render correct defective  eyesight.  We are headquarters for the  newest' ��������� ���������"  OPTICAL GOODS  Call    here   anrl- have your  eyes tested.  .J. C. TAYLOR',  Jeweller nnd Optician  SUCCESSOR UO A. D. MORRISON  -REAL ESTATE  FIRE INSURANCE  and Financial Agents  Rranch Office:  Royal  Bank  Bldfc.  GEO.-C. EGG  in charge  FARM  LANDS OUR SPECIALTY  Nelson       GRAND FORKS       Trail  GRAND FORKS  Transfer Company  DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Prop*  NEW HARNESS SHOP  I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared  to make harness to order  and do all kinds of repair  work. Shop equipped with  modern machinery. All work  guaranteed:  C. A. Crawford  Near Telephone Office  C.V. Meggitt  Real Estate and Insurance  Cityl5a������gage and General  Transfer  Coal,   Wood  and   Ice  ~ for Sale  Office   at   R..J.   Petrie's  Store  Phone 64  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Spe^alty  Men declare they admire common sense in  a womftn; but a physical eulturist with-a perfect digestion nnd. a thirty-inch waist hasn't a  chance-in-.-the world against a foolish, unhealthy 1 .tele thing in a French corset, a frilly  frock an~d.open.work stockings.  *  ORCHARDS,  FARM   LANDS   AND CITY  PROPERTY  Excellent facilities for selling: your farms  We h agent? at al lOoast and Prairie  Poin  WE CARRY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE.  DEALER IN PQLES, POSTS AND TIES,  AND FARM PRODUCE  Reliable information rcgarjBnf* this district  eheerfully furnished. We solicit vour cn-  qulrfcs.  PAZ. PARE, Proprietor  '    Yale Hotel,-First Street  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-Strateisjust the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by  cTHiller Cg_ Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  Of course, you can't expect two people to  keep step all their lives to the wedding march;  hot it's a, pity ihrjjjuy. bells get out' of tune so  soon.  The chairman of the finance committee  has  devoted a great deal of his time to the sale of  these bonds, and he is to be congratulated   on,  the success he has met with so far.    We   feel j  certain that the time has not been wasted.  A bachelor says that matrimony is a sort of  training school in which some women learn  the art of drawing alimony.  Are Yon  01d������FasMoraed?  Periodically  some  rushes  into  print   and i  pretends to be alarmed because of the exodus!  of young men from the farms, to the cities.    If!  this thing is not stopped, they claim, ruin will'  stare the country in its face.   We  have heard.'  this cry ever since we were a tiny baby.   Butj  still exodus goes goes on. The fact fact of the  matter is, that the farms produce more young  men  than   they can use; and the cities need ;  the sturdy constitutions of these young giants.'  The puny males that  are raised under  glass  in the cities soon   wither  and   die, and some  one must take their places.    Ask any successful   business man,   professional  man, or  mc-  Manva man's bravery has gone lame when  his wife suggested ..that he visit the kitchen  and fire the cook.  While almost everybody wants something  for nothing few people are satisfied with  what they get that way.  Sometimes after a man has made his mark  he acquires a wife who makes him toe it.  What seems to be lack of courage to  de a  thing may really "be courage not to do it.  The unexpected frost hurts not the gather-  ���������to  ed garden.  The chances are you are not one of the  people who say "Hello!" when answering  the telephone'? You don't wear the hat  or the clothes that fashion has relegated  into the discard, yet>to stick to a telephone custom that was the fashion years  ago. Be up to date. Adopt the modern  style of announcing who is speaking,  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY  m s__  THE   SUN,   3EAND   FORKS.,   ������. C.  in  <&>  IT'S GOOD FOR THE  WHOLE FAMILY  You may let the children- eat all of  our cream they want, for it is pure  and wholesome as well as appetizing.  We make it in all flavors and in bulk  and bricks. Won't you let us ��������� send  you some today that you may   try  it?  CURLEW  CREAMERY CO.,  LIMITED -'  '  .   GRAND FORKS, B. C.  He Needed the Money  . Sailors lounging about the rail of  an American destroyer that was anchored in a small Philippine harbor  were throwing pennies into the,water  for a crowd of duesky, naked youngsters to dive for, It was a lively  scene. No sooner was a penny thrown  into-" the water than a-native boy  dived and Brought it to the surface.  Many times a penny did not reach the  bottom before a boy caught it.  ' On the wharf the native mayoa,  surrounded by his fellow townsmen,  was awaiting the arrival of the  American naval officers to whom he  was going to tender a grand reception. He watched the diving with  keen-interest.  A reckless sailor lad began throwing quarters and then half dollars into  the water. Then some one threw  overboard, one after another, a hand  ful of big, glistening silver dollars  What a scrambling! It- seemed as if  every boy in the town was either in  theair or in the water.  Suddenly a'dusky messenger came  dashing breathlessly down the wharf,  and shonted to the group of sailors,  ."Will you lads please stop throwing  those dollars? The , mayor's getting  nervous; he's already taken off his  coat!"  Wintering Bees  A Mere .Trifle  .���������, , . ���������  "Would you like a lift?" a countryman asked civilly as he overtook a  foot traveller on a road in the north  of England.  As they jogged along they chatted  abont all sorts of things. Presently  the old countryman pulled out a big  watch. "Can ee tell me the toime,  sir?" he asked. J . '-  "Certainly. It is exactly 3 o'clock,"  replied tho other as he watched the  countryman*-'adjusting his watch.  Then he stopped him. "I said .3  o'clock, not 12," he added.      '       "  "Oh, that be all right, sir," said  the- countryman as he slipped his  timepiece into his pocket. "Her'll  soon make that oop. Her be a won-  de  ul goer.  Union Soldiers in Union  t' Suits  A minister   was discouring scorn  fully' on the flabby people who are unwilling to take a stand either for  the  right or for the wrong.        ������������������''.       /  "They remind," he said, "of that  border traitor in the civil war who  sput on a Confederate uniform to trade  with Confederate soldiers, and who  quickly changed his garb when the  northern soldiers appeared in their  union suits "  Overlooked Opportunity  'Lillian," said mother severely,  "there were two pieces of pie in the  pantry, and now there's only one.  How 'did that happen?"  "I-don't know," said Lillian. "It  must have been so dark that I couldn't see the other piece."  What Is an EggU  "And what is an egg?" aeked the  World Outlook missionary who was  testing his hopeful pupil's knowledge  of English.  "An egg," said the boy, "is a  chicken not yet."  "Pickles hnd charlotte russe, hey?  These women give some queer orders,  don't they?"  "Yes, sir," assented the waiter,  "What's yours?"  "Piece of hot mince pie with two  ortions of ice cream on it."  : . Experimental Farms Note.  Whether to winter in the cellar or  outside is a questiou that every bee  keeper has to decide. Where the  winter ia long and steadily cold, th;;.  cellar,, is usually, satisfactory, but  outside wintering suceeds in1 some  moderately cold place? if proper precautions are taken. At the Central  Experimental Farm, Ottawa, the  two methods have been compared  during ihe last five years. Wintering" outside has been done in an  apiary protected from wind hy a  board fence eight feet high,' the  hives placed in cases made to hold,  four-colonies each with packing material around the sides, beueBch,and  above the hives. The cellar was a  low dry one under the administra  tion building, vyhich was heated all  winter. The results have been very  close,   but  outside^wintering   has  brought the colonies forward slightly  earlier in the-spring.  In the belt where both cellar and  outsids wintering are about equally  satisfactory, the deciding factor- appears to be convenience. If the bee  keeper has a well insulated and dry  cellar, by using it he will save the  expense of constructing winteridg  cases,1 and also a windbreak, if this  is not present. For a faw colonies in  a,cold region, a boarded-in part of  the dwelling"Bouse basement makes  a good cellar for the bees, and it is  an advantage if the basement contains a furnace. Such a cellar should  have a steady temperature between  42 deg. and. bO deg. F In outside  wintering, it is very important to  protect the apiary from wind. Outside wintering has the advantage  that tbe bees may -be left' without  attention throughout tbe winter,  whereas in many cellars in - the  milder parts of Cauada the Ventilation has to be watched and controlled. Outside wintering has been  very successful at tbe experimental  farm at Kentville, N.S , but at the  experimental farm at Brandon,  Man., the winter has been found too  severe for the best results.  ���������''For successful wintering, more  important than the methg^i is eajly  and careful preparation for winter.  For example; one can not expect  cellar wintering to be successful if  the bees are left outside until zero  weather, or if they are brought out  very early in the spring. Nor_can  one expect good results in outside  wintering if packing is delayed until cold weather. Neither method will  succeed if the colonies do not contain plenty of bees, especially young  bees, and, above all, abundance of  wholesome stores, preferably clover  honey, or syrup made from white  granulated sugar, stored in the  combs before cold weather. Mice, if  they get into the hives duriug the  winter, will ruin the colonies in a  very short while.  Will Reorganize  The Canada Copper Corporation  now finds itself without sufficient  funds to meet its obligations and to  carry on its business. Under these  conditions a plan of reorganization  has been decided on by a readjustment committee. The -plan proposed provfdes for a company to be  organized under the laws of the Dominion of Canada or one of its prov  inces, with a total authorized capital of 2,000,000 shares.of no par  value or of the par value of $5 each,  as the committee may determine,  being the same number as the authorized, shares of the cora.pany.  The new company is to acquire all  of the property and assets of the old  company, and to assume all its  obligations. '    '  The plan also provides for the  issue of 1:088,209 sharps of the new  company and the setiing sipide of  833,333 shares for conversion of .first  mortgage "���������bonds, leaving 78,458  shares to be held for future corporate purposes.  Under the plan    the stockholders  have a right  to participate   on    this  basis: The payment of 50 cents with  each share_of  stock   deposited   aud  '^*������  surrendered    to   the    readjust ment  committee under the plan and agree  ment- on or before September 1,  1920, will entitle the. owner thereof  to one share of stock of the new  company, or in the nlternMtive,  without any payment, every three  shares depositee "inrl surrendered to  the committee under the plan and  agreement on or before S'-pteuihcr 1.-  1920, entitles the owner to a snai*''  of stock of the-new enn-rpany. Hnlf  of the payment is to be made ou  September 1 and the other half on  or before October 1-to. the readjustment committee    -  > Lift off Corns!  Doesn't hurt, a bit and Freezone  costs only a few cents.  With your fingers! You can lift" off  any hard corn, soft corn, or corn between  the toes, and the hard skin calluses from  bottom of feet.,  A tiny bottle 'of "Freezone" costs little  at any drug store; apply a few drop3  upon the corn or callus. Instantly it  stops hurting, then shortly you lift that  bothersome corn or callu9 right off, root  and all, without one bit of pain or sore-  ues".   Truly!   No humbug!  The Sun is a $2  at $1 per year,  newspaper  sold  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  ts advertising columns.  Lloyd George   may   visit  British  Columbia next year.  American farmers have purchased  9        i   "  over three million acres of'land in  this province since the beginning of  the year. -  BUY ."DIAMOND DYES"  DON'T RISK MATERIAL  Each package of "Diamond Dyes" contains directions so simple that any  woman can dye any material without  streaking, fading or running. Druggist  has color card���������Take no other dyel  All Tied Up  For want of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  will untie the knots.  We make this a good  paper so that intelligent people will read  it, and they do.  Isn't that the kind of  help you want ?  TUTR. BUSINESS c^MAN,  , have you ever thought  that advertising putf 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\  ���������j*  oiei tlie Ranks of THE   SU_\.    GRAND    FORKS,    B. C.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF  GRAND FORKS  ALL TAXES for 1920 due the Municipality  including Extra-Municipal School Taxes  are subject to penalty of 10 per cent if  not paid on  or before August 31st, 1920.  JOHN A. HUTTON, Collector.  DEPARTMENT OF MILITIA ANI>  DEFENCE  Notice to ex-membcrs of  the   Cnnaiiian _x-  pedltionar}' Force.  NOTICE is hereby fjiven te nil concerned  that ex members of lho Canadian Expeditionary Force who are entitled to and who  require post-discharge dental treatment must  submit Iheir applications to the District Dental Offlcer attlieHoadquart������-rs of theDittrict  in which they reside on or before 1st September, 1920 Applications for dental treatment  received after 1st September, 1920, will not be  considered.  (Sgd)   EUGENE FISKT.  Major Gonernl,  Deputy Minister. Militia and Defence  Ottawa, Augusts, 1920.  Note:���������Newspapers wili not be paid for the  lulvortiesment if they insert it without authority from the Department.  (H.Q. 3361-1-22).  _31i; C S\i +ho f^i+xy      Frank   Larama   returned    yester-  &WJ Uj  UIV \Jliy  dny   from   a  week's visit  to Pentic  ton.  About eighteen   members  of  the1    local   K.  of  P. lodge attended  the!    The dismantling of the  converter  last meeting of Phoenix   Lodge No.   building and the 40 ton crane  com-  29, held in Phoenix on  Wednesday  menced   on   Monday   at the Green  evening, when the amalgamation  of wood smelter.  the Phoenix and Greenwood   lodges' .  ���������������������������  was completed.    The  local   visitors   QTHER TABLETS  NOT  leport  having   spent  an   enjoyable s"  "���������"*  ! ASPIRIN AT ALL  TIMBER SALE X2613  SKALEJ) TENDEKS will be received by the  District Forester, Nelson, not * later rhan  noon on tho 27th day of Auguct, 1920, for the  nurchase of Liceiico X261S, penr Beaverdell.  B.C., to cpt 3000 Fir and  TamaracTics.  One year will be allowed  far removal  of  timber.  Further  parliculnm bf the District Forester, Nei>on, B  C.  TIMBER SALE X2549.  SEALED TENDERS will   be  rr-ceived   by the  Uistiict Forester, Nelson,   not   Inter   than  noon on the 27th dny of August, 1920, for  the  purchase of Licence X2S19, near   Kerr  Croek,  to cut 4500 Fir and Tumarac Ties.  Onu  year  will  bo  allowed for removal of  timber.  Further particulars ofthe District Forester,  Neison, B.C.  The meeting held   in   the opera '  -���������   house on Wednesday  evening   for Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross"  the purpose of organizing a federal  Unionist association for the Grand  Forks riding was not very largely  attended.  are Genuine Aspirin  A number of local Oddfellows at"  tended the dance given by the I. 0.  O F. lodge in Phoenix on Monday  evening.  J. R. Jackson, of Midway, was a  visitor in the city on Tuesday.  Ernest Harrison returned'to-Van-  couver this week,   after spending  a  . week's vacation in this city.  A E. Savage came down from the  BerihR-Pathfinder mine on Saturday. The tunnel on that property is  now in 205 feet.  A school for Doukhobor   children  is being erected ne.ir SpencerY  Noel   Ryley,    of   Queens Bay, is  visiting bis father in this citv.  - Mrs  F  W. Russell is  Spokkane this week.  vieiting in  If you don't see the "Bayer Cross"  on. the tablets, you are not getting  Aspirin���������only an-acid imitation.  The ''Bayer Cross" is your only way  cf knowing that you are getting genuine  Aspirin, prescribed - by physicians for  over nineteen years and proved safe by  millions for Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,  Rheumatism, Lumbago, Neuritis, and for  Pain generally.    Made  in Canada.  Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets���������also  larger sized "Bayer" packages can be  had at drug stores.  Aspirin is the trade mark (registered  in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  Monoaceticacidester of' Salicylicacid.  While ifc is well known that Aspirin  means Bayer manufacture, to assist the  public against imitations, the Tablets of  Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped  with their general trade mark, the  "Bayer Cross."  CITY GARTAO  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  For Sale--A Snap--Five room  house in first-class repair; two lots,  "shade trees all around, seven bearing fruit trees; good stable for four  cows, chicken house and other out  buildings. House will be sold furnished or unfurnished. Apply to  owner, W. S. Emard, King street,  near G   N. Nation.  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  PETERSEN & PETERSEN, Proprietors  WATEK NOTICE  (DIVERSION  AND USE.)  TAKE NOTICE thai The Maple Loaf Mines  whose addres-iis Grand Forks, B.C.. wlli  apply for a licence to take and use 15,000  Bullous per day of water out of Franklin  Creek, which flows sontherlv and drains into  Kettle River nbout one mile-south east of  Franklin Creek. 1 lie water will be diverted  from the s' ream nboui 800 feet west of wagon  bridge and "ill bonse'l for power purpose  upon" the .mine deSeribi'd as Maple Leaf  Mines. This m.tii-n was posted on the ground  on the S h day of July, 1020. A copy of this  notice nnd an apjiliciition pursuant thereto  and to the "Water Act, 1914,".will be filed in  the office ofthe Water Kecorderr. Grand  Forks, H. C. Objections to tbe application  may lie fiied with the said Water ' Recorder  or with the Comptroller of Water Rights,  Pailiament Bnildinss, Victoria. B. C. within  thfrty days after the first appearance of this  notice in a looal newspaper. The dale ofthe  first publication of this notice is. July  lbtli,  1920  -  '    MAPLE LEAF MINES, LTD.. Applicant.  PerH.:W. Young, Manager,  S.T.HULL  Established 1910  RealEstate and Insurance  Resident Aeent Griind Forks Towusite  Company, Limited L.  Farms      Orchards     City Property  Agents at* Nelson, Calgary, Winnipeg and  other Prairie points.  Vancouver Agents.  '���������''���������PENDERINVESTMENTS  ������ HATTENBUKY LANDS LTD.  Established in 1910. we are in a posilinn to  furnish reliable information concerning tnjs  district.  Write for free literature. ,  Modern Rigs  and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Barns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  WEBER'S  G 'AND CLEANIN  Phone 200 P. O. Box 125  Grand Forks, B. C.  LAST   SUMMER  _a_>c f3\veEg5  A LITTLE CARE WOULD HAVE SAVED THI5  -Hit *  mi  Mf  m  i  i  Ja  w  w  1  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture.   Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. C. McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENDF  ���������mmamwmmmBmmm&wmmwimmmwmaM  The Sun is a $2  newspapor  sold  at 61 per year,  j     You   can   not reach  The   Sun's  I numerous  readers  except  through  tn advertising columns. ���������  LET THE DIAMOND RING  you propose-to place on her- fin  ger be a good one. The stone  ueed not be large if the purse bft  limited,- but it should by all  means be -perfect and flawless.  My exhibit of diamond rings includes those containing stones  of all sizes. I shall be pleased  to show them to you.  JOHN GRASSIGK  Successor to  TIMBERLAKE, SON C& CO.  RIDE A BICYCLE  Cvcling is easy when you ride the high grade Bicycles  I sell���������the wheels that run smoothly year after year. ..Let  me explain to you myeasv sale plan on terms.  First-Class Repair Work done in Blftckpmithinu:, Brazing,  Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork, Etc. .  J. R. MOOYBOER ___#���������&-_?���������������*������  Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock  _|__5_____Si__SEE  Padlock Safety Paper, for private  hankchecks, kept,in stock by The  Sun Job Department.  Those.wishing neat sign painting  to ornament thnir business places  should call on \V. P. O'Connor, a  returned soldier.  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically the" same prices as before  the big war.  If you don't see it in The Sun it  didn't happph, or it wasn't worth  mentioning.  v  Synopsis of  Land Act Amendments  -THHE value of well-  printed, n'eat 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  Pffmphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  New Type  Latest StyleJ  Faces  THE  SUN  Columbia Avenue and  ��������� Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101  Minimum price of flrst-clasa land  reduced to $5 an aero; second-class to  $2.50 an acre.  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for.agricultural.purposes  and which Is'non-timber land. .=���������  Partnership preemptions abolished,  but parties of hot more than four may  arrange for;, adjacent pre-emptions  with-Joint residence/but each making  necessary improvements on respective  claims. ^'"  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for.  five years and make improvements to^  value of $10 per acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receiving Crown Grant  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made-proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence may be issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of  $300 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 cultivated, and residence .-  of at least 2 years are required.  Pre-emptor holding Crown grant  may record another pre-emptltfn,-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 exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesitesi  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and. improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes  areas exceeding 640 acres may be  leased by one person or company.  Mill, factory or industrial sites' on  timber land not exceeding 40 acre's  may "be purchased; conditions include  payment of sttfmpage.  ���������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, Aj made. a  PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE  ACT.  GRANTS  The scope of this Act Is enlarged to  Include all persons Joining and "serving with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within which the heirs x>r 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 soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26 191S  Taxes are remitted for five years.  Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid slnco August  4, 1914, 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  en  listment to March 31, 1920.  V  SUB-PURGHASERS   OF  CROWN  LANDS.  Provision made for Issuance of  Crewn grants to, sub-purchasers of  Crown Lands, acquiring rights from  purchasers who failed to complete  purchase, Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, interest and taxes. Whore sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may  be distributed proportionately over  whole area. Applications must be  made by May 1, 1920.  GRAZING.  Grazing Act, 1919, for systematic  development of livestock Industry provides for grazing districts and range  administration under Commissioner.  Annual prazing permits issued based  on numbers ranged: priority for established owners. Stock-owners may  form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits  for settlers, campers or travellers, up  to ten head.  9 . ������_  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs to  Armson, shoo   re  pairer.    The   Hub.    Look for tho   Bip  Boot.  <#'

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