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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Dec 10, 1920

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 ���������-;.,--'  t>r  Ch  >s*i  <������������������������  ���������i>  ^^OTM ,.i.fCT^.3'/-..-,'..ff.'.Jaai!*  -'. ���������' ^ */',  / -i /  Ul  Kettle Valley Orchardist  'jArivy*^^ ���������  TWENTIETH YEAR���������No, 7  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   DECEMBER 10, 1920  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00,PER YEAR  Gives, Reasons for Reduced Number of Government Members and  Appreciates Support of  Lady Electorate  Victoria, Dec. 4.���������Premier Oliver  yesterday gave out the following  statement:.< ��������� \ >-  "We have passed through four  years of,most trying times., First,  the   loss   by  .death of Hon'.' Ralph  of 87. He" was only 21 at the time of  the charge; and as only S26 were  left in the brigade after it, the link  between tho twentieth century and  tho famous episode could not have  been expected to last much longer.  There is a curious interest about  the last survivors of historical events  The last man who fought at Waterloo was Lieut. Maurice Shea, who  died at Sherbrooke, in Canada, in  1892, aged 98 Older still was the  last who had taken part In the  American War -of Independence,  who, fighting as a lad of 16, died in  1869, at the age of 109. The last  survivor of the Massacre of Cawn-  pore,General SirMowbruy Thomson;  died at Reading in 19J7.  , But the most striking qf these  stories is the well known one'of the  last two survivors of those who signed tbe American Declaration of Independence. On July 4,   1834, -the  ATPUBLICSCHDDL  A Number"1 of Teachers  Ask for and Receive In*?  creases iri Their Salaries ; Reid Resigns  I  HI  Simith, finance   minister, then   the  lose, again by death, of the late Pre- jubilee of ^he occasion, John Adams;  mier Brewster.    The awlul financial one   of   the signatories, lay" dying,  condition' left by the Bowser government; the enforced increase of taxa:  tion; the compulsory contraction   of  public works-expenditures; the enormously increased cost of living, with  the seil-denial and   hardship  eneu-  ing; the unrest following'the  cessa-  tion of war industries and   the die*  charge of the returned soldiers, sailors and other war workers; the failure   of   the federal government to  ��������� mate suitable provision'for tbe re  establishment in civil' life':of  those'  ' who had  been engaged in  the war  and war services; the present conditions of unemployment; the unsatisfactory condition of municipal finan  ces; the operation of the federal  po~  litical machine; tbei gross' misrepre:  Mentation of iactsby our opponents  and   the   multiplicity of candidates  have all tended to cause the losses  which theogovernment sustained on  Wednesday.  ''I regret  that so many of   our  ������good supporters have fallen  in   tbe  conflict.    They all deserved  better  tjreatmedt from the electorate.    It is  to me,  personally,  very gratifying  that the attack* made upon my-personal honor have been so effectually  rebuked by the electorate   of   both  Victoria and the Delta.   It is also a  matter of pride and satisfaction that  all of my colleagues in the ministry  have been re-elected by substantial  majorities.   It is gratifying that the  government has been sustained   by  such a majority that bargaining for  support in the legislature will be unnecessary.        -'" : ���������.-���������'���������'. ������������������'-  ::"To the lady .electorate of the pro*  vince I wish specially to express my  appreciation of their support.   I believe the election on Wednesday will  go down in history as the   cleanest  " election ever held in British Columbia in bo far as the operation of the  Elections act is concerned.' Experience shows some slight change as to  opening polls under special circumstances is necessary.'Let me say here  again that the   names of all persons  not  voting on   Wednesday will be  automatically dropped from tbd list  and that re-registration will be necessary in order to vote at/the next  federal election.  "The government will accept the  mandate of the people, not with ex  ultation, but with the feeling that a  serious duty has been imposed upon  them and they.will at once devote  their energies to strengthening the  weak points of administration and  to a solntion of the many serious  problems which, confront them."  and just before he passed away, at  BUnset, he was heard to say, "Jefferson still survives.". But Thomas'  "Jefferson had died that day at noon.'  A number of robberies of liquor  from 'residents living along the in-,  ternationai  bound<uy   line "in this  district have lately   been reported.;  This   evening ��������� two-, unknown - men  ,in.an automob'ilexlrove up to  Fred  Peters'en's place>and held"him   up  for two'cases of whisky.   They were  going to take more,   but  the owner  objected,-and in the fight which followed  Mr.  Petersen   was  hit over  the head with a bottle by one of the  men and severely injured. The men  were finally  scared  away by man  who'happened to come along,  and  who fired a gun to firighten   them.  They  made .a  hasty retreat across  the line. Mr. Petersen is now in the  hospital in this city.     Today (Saturday) a suspect was arrested, and  at the preliminary hearing he was  bound over for trial.   '"'.  Victoria, Dec. 6���������While Premier  Oliver has not as yet made, an announcement, it is taken for granted  in local Liberal circles that he will  resign his Victoria seat, retaining  his seat in the Delta riding. By his  resignation a by-election will be  necessary, and Henry C. Hall, the  defeated member on the Liberal  ticket at Wednesday's election, will  bethe candidate.  It is expected that the premier's  resignation; will take place early in  the'Besgion and that the by election  will be held at once.  , Chairman Henniger and Trustees  Mrs. Kingston, J. D. McLeod. Jeff  Davis and T. Padgett were present  at a meeting of the school board  last night."  The application of Principal CarJ  penter and-that of his assistant.Mrs.'  Steeves, for ' an increase in salary,  was referred to a committee to be  dealt with later. Tbe board took  the view that these teachers should  serve the term out at the present  salary, in view of the*fact that they  had been engaged only about ��������� three  months ago. ..,_ ,  A delegation, was present from the  teaching staff of   the   public school  in connection withrappl cations, for  increasedsalaries. In requesting, increases they quoted salaries paid  in  other schools in  the interior-of the  province. The delegation was composed   of Principal  Glaspell,  Miss  McEwen and Miss Hall.   After considering   the' matter,^ .the    board  granted  the   following     increases:  Principal   Glaspell,   from SI 890 to  $2000 a year; Miss McEwen, from  $1100'to   $1200:, Misses O'Brien.,  iStuart,   Homer,--Hall  and Naylor,  from-.81000  to ,$1100.   Tnese-in-  creases become effective on the first  of January.    E.  L. Kidd was en  gaged as teacher for Division IV at  a salary of $1100.  -   Owing to the increase  in pupils,  the board   decided to open another  room after the first of the yet?r, this  making   the   tenth   in  the  public  school. The secretary was instructed  to advertise for a teach er at ah initial salary of $1000.  j! The resignation of   Wm. T. Reid  as   assistant  teacher   in; the   high  school was accepted, and the  secretary, was   instructed   to   advertise  for  a   successor   to   Mr.   Reid, his  duties to commence with the opening of school after the holidays.  j The tender for coal  was awarded  to the City Cartage company at $13  per ton for Taber coal.   .   v  The secretary was   instructed   to  advertise for 50 cords of green wood.  Lar^e Number of Men Arrive InRossland to Work  on the Gascade-Ross-  land Gap  A gang of seventeen road! workers  .arrived here last night on th'e C.P.R.  train.to go to work on the new road'  being constructed as a link in the  ransprovincial highway frpm this  city to Cascade, says }be Rossland  Riner.  The men are the advance gang of  P. J; Salvus' road workers, and came  here from Penticton. . ���������  . Tee men say that another ��������� gang"  is enroute and will arrive here on tonight's train. '.,  -  The spokesman for the' gang did  not know what provision would be  made. foi" them, or. whether camp  quarters would be provided or not,  as this had not been determined.  The men registered-at a local hotel  for the night.  and declared, "Advertising doesn't  pay," where would he and his story  be now?  Or suppose something had whispered,in his ear, "No use, Robinson  ���������these are pretty hard times. Nobody is buying or sailing any ships  while money's so tight. Better cut  out your advertising until times get  good again. ,  2 Advertise now   and   next  month  and next year.    Put-up your signa  and keep it there.  OHHeU APPLES  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  '3���������Friday   42  4���������Saturday.... 42  5- Sunday  33  6���������Monday......   36  7--Tuesda'y-;'.  34'  8���������Wednesday .. 35  9- Thursday  37  Dec.  Min.  35  35  32  28  30  31  30  A Shipper From That District Says Many Producers Will Only Break  Even This Year  Inches  Rainfall-. ;  0.19  E BEEN SOLD  ''- S.' T.Rxiii this ' week sold*' P, C.  Petersen's residence on Victoria  avenue to Melvin Schaff, of Mark*,  inch, Sask. The same agency also  disposed of W. J. Meagher's cottage"  on First'street  to  W. P. O'Connor.  Lewis Johnson has purchased  Fred Schliehe's property on '-Riverside avenue. Mr. Johnson will use  the property as a winter residence.  He usually lives at Franklin during  the summer months.  ; R. J. Gardner has purchased the  properly on- Winnipeg .avenue in  which he has lived for a number of  years. He has also acquired "an adjoining lot.       : "'  LAST SURVIVOR OF  LIGHT BRIGADE  CHARGE IS DEAD  Last week, says the London Observer, has seen the death of the lafat  survivor of the Light Brigade charge  at Balaclava���������J. A. Kuvert, J. P.,  who died at Wednesbury at the age  Would Find Out How  B.G. Will Handle Liquor  Victoria.Dec. 9��������� Hon.J.JR; Boyle,  attorney-gWral of Alberta met Per-  mier Oliver and members of the  cabinet yesterday and discussed infor  mally with.them the whole Prohibition  and Govennent control situation. The  purpose of his visit is to get as much  information as possible on the way  British Columbia is likely to handle  its liquor with respect to exportation  to Alberta.  Hon. Mr. Boylo said that Alberta's  problem is serious as it has voted bono  dry, but has a border lino from tho  49th.parallel almost to the Arctic.  Peter A. Z. Pare is a patient in  the Grand Forks hospital,  i   A Metaphorical Qr������y  :���������; A newspaper published in India  by native editors recently committed this really extraordinary piece  of writing: -  "The Hindus and Mohammedans  are-the two eyes of India, but have  long been engaged in a tug of war.  On account of this cleavage both  have-.suffered, but now the wall of  separation is broken down, and they  are coming together like sugar.and  milk, the bitter feelings bbetween  them having been pulled out/like a  thorn. They are advised to give up  biting each other for the future."  Or else our contemporary, says  Punch, will qave exhausted its stock  of metaphors.  Dan Fleming, who^recently moved  toi,Hillyard, "Wash., has, sold' his  property in the West end to A. H.  Euerby.  City Electrician T. Meakes has  purchased the fine residence owned  by George Gowland, near the Catholic church. Mr. Meakes has occupied  the property for some time. The  price paid was $2000.  Meggitt & Knight on Wednesday  sold the. Mayhew ranch, comprising  about nine acres and situated near  E; F. Laws' ranch, to A. II. Mul-  ford.  Under arrangement made some  months ago with Secretary Killam,  of the provincial library commission, some 350 volumes of selected  bodks have been received from Victoria and .placed in the city office  for the use of residents of the city  and district free -of charge. The  books have been placed in cases at  the city office Bnd are available to  the public on Wednesday afternoon  and Saturday morning. There will  be no charge, but it is requested  that persons calling for books make  their selections as speedily as pos*  sible so as not to interfere with the  work of the office;  "YELLOW SKY,"  AGED 130 YEARS,  DIED  MONDAY  Riverfide, .Cal., Dec. 8.���������Yellow  Sky, said by United States Indian  officials to have been about 130  years old, is reported to have died  Monday night on the Lakeside reservation, in San Diego county.  According to the best records  available, he had lived in the same  locality more than one hundred  years.  Yellow Sky did not like to wear  the ordinary suits of modern days.  Instead, summer and winter, he  garbed himself in a capacious overcoat.  'In an interview in .Vancouver this  week, E. C. Skinner, general   mana  ger of the . Mutual Fruit  company,  of ��������� Vernon, intimated  that in   his  opinion   there   were not more than  forty carloads left in the Okanagan  valley.    Prices  to  the grower  had  been  from   40c to  60cq higher this  year than   last,  but jvith the crop  yield, which was not more than   45  oi   50   per cent of .last year's, the  farmer  would  scarcely - more  than  break even on this 'season's operations.'   Conditions   we're such   this  year, he   said, that' practically  the  entire apple crop move'd to the prairie and England, little, with the exception of   crabapples,   finding an  outlet   in  the  United States.    The  fruitman   added   that   there     was  heavy overproduction'of   onions in  the Okanagan,' arid a considerable  portion   of .which   would   not   be  moved. There has been little   damage   to   either' potatoes, or onions  through excessive rains..,,  Packing Houses' and Con  sumcrs' Returns Show  Production of 145,000  Packages  A1 LESSON FROM  ROBINSON CRUSOE  The annual court of revision of  the municipal voters' list was held  in the city office this morning,  John R. Miller, of Walla Walla,  Wash., who is a director of the  the Maple Leaf Mines, Limited,  spent a few days in the city this  week.  S.J. McDonald and L. F. Tyson  this week re opened the Grand  Forks Meat market in the Davis  block.  One of tbe most persistont advertisers in the history of success was  Robinson Crusoe, say3 the Prairie  Farmer.  He knew what he wanted���������a ship  ���������and he put up an ad for one.  He Jlung a shirt on a pole at the  top of his island; that, in the language of tbe sea, was plain to every  seafaring man.  The circulation was small, there  was no other medium, but Crusoe  kept at it,despite the fact that begot  no inquiries for a long time. ���������  In the end lie got what he wanted,  was happy, and his name and fame  have come down through the   ages!  Suppose Robinson Crusoe had  taken down the signal after a year  Clever Johnny  "Now, boys," said the schoolmaster, "I want you to bear in  mind that tho word 'atan' at the  end of a word means 'the place of.'  Thus we have Afghanstan���������the  place of the Afghans; also Hindustan���������the place of the Hindus. Can  anyone give me another example?"  No one appeared very anxions to  do so until little Johnny Snags rose  and said proudly, "Yes, sir, I can.  Umbrellastan���������the pluce for umbrellas."  Mrs. Abe Trombley, of Denoro,  yesterday brought her son to the  Grand Forks hospital, lie was suffering from blood poisoning.  Al Petersen,'who is now located  at St. Marie, Idaho, is visiting  friends in the city this week.  Tne past season has been a very  satisfactory one according to tho ro  turns made by the packing houses and  canneris, all off which have an increase in shipments over last year.  The B. C. Growers, Limited, report  the shipment of approximately thirty-  sevea thousand boxes of apples and  pears, forty-five hundred crates of  peaches, five thousand crates of tomatoes, eighteen hundred crates of plums  and prunes and eight hunhren crates  of cherries.  The Keromeos Packing Co., Ltd,  shipped about 50,000 package of fruit  of all-kinds and 90.000 arates of tomatoes. Jn addition to this the cannery connected with their packing  house putout 1C.500 cases of canned  tomatoes and 3,100 cases of conned,  fruits of various kinds.  Tho Dominion Cantors, B.C., Ltd.,  shipped 10,500 cases of tomatoes-und  have a similar number of cases on  hand for future.shipment They also -  canned and shipped 800 cases of corn.  This makes approximately a 34.00.0  cases pack.  These returns show an output'of  115,000 packages of fruit and canned  goods, from Keremcos this season, a  lar������o increase over lust year in .spite  of the fact that it was an oil'season  for several of the largest orchards.  Another factor which reduced the out  put very considerably was tho unusual  spell of cool wet weather in September which held hack tomatoes and  corn until so late that about forty per  cent wore rtined in tho fields by  frost.  A. B. Ritchie, of Trail, and R.  15. Shelledy, of Rossland, engineers  of the 'CottSoudotefl company, inspected trie company's North Fork  properties on Wednesday.  G. A. Hrynn, C. Carlson and   R.  Inspector King, of the mounted  Pasco-, of Greenwood, attended tbe  police, made a trip  to   Nelson   and" meeting of the   Odd Fellows' lodge  Trail tho first of the week.  I Thursday evening.  Jtid&SQSMMIg&iSMM- THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER  G. A. EVcANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  suBSoniPT.iors rates���������payable in advance  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00  One Year-(in the United States)  -.    1.50  Addresr ��������� " -'cations to  The Grand Forks Sun,  PhonkIOIR Grand Forks, B. C  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1920/  There seems to be an impression prevailing  in certain quarters of our city that onr local  contemporary is indulging in a great deal of  unnecessary talk about the spoiled ballots in  last week's provincial election. The new Elections act is quite plain on this point, and the  returning officer is familiar with the law. Does  our-:contemporary imagine that it is a higher  authorty on the interpretation of the act than  that officer or the the government which passed  it? Or does it think that its influence is great  enough to induce the returning officer to count  >otcs that should be legally rejected? If the  paper has become possessed of either of these  ideas, it might as well stop talking at once.  As The Sun said last week, we believe most  of.the rejected ballots were spoiled intentionally by persons who did want to vote foreither  candidiate and who exercised the franchise  merely to keep their names on the voters' list.  The fact that very few ballots were spoiled in  either the prohibition referendum or in the rer  cent by eloctiou would.seem to bear our this  supposition.  eaten by a rat. They then begin an active life  in the rat's stomach, and appear to.,have the  power of setting up cancerous tumors. As this  is the first time any one has been able to-start  a-cancer de novo, thevalne of this- investigation is enormous.--'Though there would seem  to be no doubt that this worm is" the cause of  human cancer, it is by, no means certain that  other types may not exist, having life cycles  of a similar kind. --Thus a factory infested with  cockroaches may conceivably be a great danger, especially if food is handled therein. All  new buildings should be rendered vermin  proof, and, wherever possible, existing build  ings shonld also be made safe in this respect,  Concrete floors and smooth walls prevent the  intrusion of cockroaches,and an absence of un  protected foodstuffs deprives them of any in  ducement to stay.  A Wonderful Future  The opposition in this ridiug seem to have  implicit faith that the counting of the absentee  vote will give their candidate a safe majority  over the government candidath. We fail to se'e  on what basis of reasoning they can possibly  arrive at this conclusion. It is surmised that  most of the absentee votes were cast by elec-  torsfrom outside the city, and Mr. Henniger  had big majorities at every poll n the riding  with the "exception of Grand Forks. If the  same ratio is kept up with the absentee vote  Mr. McKie's slender lead wilLnot only vanish feut Mr; "Henniger will be elected by a  safe majority.  It  is doubtful  if any modern government  would be satisfactory to the Kaslo Kootenaian  Its editor seems to have forgotten that when  some of his old-time favorite statesmen were  in power the country was so prosperous that  most of the Canadians preferred to live in the  United States.   Give the  present  generation  for having some sense.    Today conditions are  such that Canadians are proud of their  country and are content  to  remain   at home, and  the tide  of immigration is  from the south.  These changes must have been brought about  by modern governments and  modern   statesmen.  Canada's magnificent scenery comprises one  of her proudest  possessions.    While such a  possession should not be appraised pnrely from  a commercial standpoint, it is nevertheless a  conservation policy of the most practical char-  actor to take steps to assure that this natural  resource be administered as an economie asset  In so doing,  the  Dominion  Parks  Branch  merits recognition as a very substantial factor  assisting'to maintain the solidity of Canada's  financial standing. It is.in addition, a foremost  agency in providing sanctuaries, in administering game laws and in otherwise  contributing  to the practical programme essential  to prevent the depletion of our wild life resources,  Recently Prof. Febeger, Copenhagen, Den  mark, discovered that the rats caught in a  curtain manufacturing plant had cancer of the  stomick. Later, this plant was found to be infested with cockroaches. Further investigation  showed that these jinsec.ts were hosts of a  worm hitherto unknown to science. A series  of experiments demonstrated that the worm  lays its egg in the body of the rat. These are  passed out and eaten by the cockroaches. In  the cockroaches the eggs hatch and the young  worms remain dormant until the cockroach is  A word as to the outlook for Canada.    No  one will believe that we shall not'have unsettled periods and seasons of commercial depression, that progress will be even and uninterrupted, and that" we shall not be affected by  conditions and events in other countries.. We  have learned that a great war shakes the ends  of the earth and that no nation can be a world  unto itself.   But  it is  believed  that in  the  next quarter of a century we shall have not  only the greatest  expansion in the history of  Canada but in the history of the-continent.  There are men still living in the UnitedJStates  who have seen its population grow from 25-,  000,000 to, 10.5,000,000. Moreover that country, had to depeud upon the natural birth rate  and immigration from Europe. If you say that  the United  States  had varieties of climate  which we do not possess, we answer that the  south never attracted   immigration and that  the growth has been chiefly under  conditions  of climate and through the exploitation of just  such resources as we have in Canada. We will  draw from a Enrope in the throes of recreation and from a neighboring country of over  one hundred millions of people, of whom hundreds   of  thousands in the years ahead will  overflow into Canada 'end assure a population  beyond a ratio the United States ever knew  and  beyond the dream of any optimist in the  infancy of confederation. The prospect is as  sobering as it is alluring, for tremendous problems lie before Canadian statesmen, and there  is supreme necessity that we should have regard to the quality of immigrants who   will  come to us from any and every country and  protect as best we may"the character and dig-'  jnity of our institutions.,If the stream runs too  freely we must develop grave social and political evils, and  one can not but think that  there is a flavor of inhnmanity in deportation  as a method of escape from the inevitable consequence of our own want of vision and vigilance. It is doubtful if we now,  or ever have  had,  any adequate machinery for handling  immigrants with sympathy and wisdom.   Primarily, but perhaps not exclusively, we should  endeavor to put people on tho land, but the  land should be chosen  with knowledge and  discrimination, the new settlers should have  all necessary training and supervision during  the first years of occupany, and they should  have all possile protection ugainst mistakes in  methods and failure in results.    For failure in  selection- of immigrants or in the system of  settlement means impoverished colonies in the  towns and cities, a lower average of citizenship, and an excess of incompetent arid shiftless labor.  Adequate supervision of immigration   may   be onerous and costly, but there  could be no more sounder national-investment  than that which produces a happy and prosperous  people.   There is need for closer cooperation between the federal department of  immigration and tOe provincial governments to  provide such accurate information regarding  farms available for purchase in older Canada  as is afforded regarding opportunies and con-  which may not require defence the immigration policy of the Federal Goverment has been  sectional. Henceforth it should  be national.  Unquestionably many British and American  settlers could be placed on improved farms in  Ontario and the Eastern Provisoes under conditions and in surroundings which would ensure pleasant social relations and the certain  prospect of a decent return upon their investment.  The Unknown  Dead  England has many noble -monuments but only one national' sbrine.  Westminster' Abbey "is the heart of  the British nation. The spot on  which it stands has been hallowed  by religious associations since Roman times, and the present building  has seen more solemn and impressive ceremonies than any other  building in the world. There the  sovereigns of the empire are crowned, and there are held the funeral  services that mark the finis of their  little chapters of history. There  many of them are buried, and  thither, to foliow them for the last  time, are borne the ashes of the  great dead from every field of human achievement.  With that sense of what is fit  ting and that instinct for spiritual  values that have always been the  great strength of the nation, says'  the Youth's Companion, Great  Britain on Armistice day laid another body in Westminster Abbey;  not, this time, the body of one  whose name is familiar .throughout  the earth and whose .achievements  lor his race have been recognized  and set down to his honor, but one  whose name is known to no one  living, and never will be known; the  body of an anidentified British soldier who fell in battle, and whose remains were brought home to his  native land from France.  The place of burial had been prepared and a cenotaph was covered  with a veil. Just a} 11 o'clock���������the  hour when the firing ceased two  years ago���������the veil parted, and for  two minutes all England" stood un������  covered and silent. The solemn service gave expression to what no  what no man would have ventured  to put into word8,and the Unknown  Dead was one of the immortals of  England.  No more beautiful or spiritually  significant tribute was ever poid to  human dust. It was the public ae  ���������knowledgement of a nation of the  [debt it owes to those whose services  by their very magnitude made any  payment impossible. It was also a  personal acknowledgment to every  family from which a member remains still missing and nnaccounted  for that- their country recognizes  their sacrifice and is grateful and  will not forget; for there is not one  such family that can not and will  not comfort itself with the thought  that its own dear dead is that unknown soldier of the Abbey.  Forever unknown, forever ' mute,  he will be known wherever men use  his mother tongue; and to generations yet unborn he will speak of  patriotism and duty and sacrifice  more eloquently than ever English  man spoke before.  ���������������*  for Rer  this Ghristmas  Giving Community Plate seems almost  selfish at times���������there is nearly as much  plessure in giving as receiving. "In a few  minutes at our Community counter you.  can select an inexpensive Community Gift  piece that will give Her a lifetime of pleasing1 service. ' ���������;  J. C. TAYLOR JEWELER and OPTICIAN  *  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why butf 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 the machine you want  . Sold on easy monthly payments h$  cTWiller <3& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  After the show get a -warm cup of  coffee or a light lunch, at the Imperial Billiard and Pool Parlors.  Padlock Safety Paper, for private  bankchecks, kept in stock by The  Sun Job Department.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  BUY "DIAMOND DYES"  DON'T RISK MATERIAL  Each package of "Diamond Dyes" contains directions bo simple that any  woman can dyo any material without  streaking, fading or running. Xmiggia*  has color card���������Take no other dye I  GG  ROBERTSON  SELL  CATTLE RANCHES  FARM LANDS  ORCHARD HOMES  AND  FIRE INSURANCE  Phone 7 Box 515  GRAND FORKS, B.C,  Hugh W. Robertson at NeIson,B.C.  Geo. C. Egg at Grand Forks, B. C.  r  Telephone t������r  Travel?  Do you know that every telephone is a  long distance telephone? Tnat you can  talk to any point in the Kootenay or  Boundary as easily as you can talk to  your neighbor?  Tirere is no need to write on a matter  of business, let alone travel. In the time  you are writing- a letter you can telephone,  get the party you want and know the  answer.  The long distance telephone ��������� greatly  facilitates the transaction of business*  Special rates in evening. .  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  GRAND FORKS  Transfer Company  DAVIS S HANSEN, Props  City Baggage arid General  Transfer  P. A, Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically tbe same prices as before  the big war.  Coal,   Wood and  for Sale  Ice  Ki  Office  at  R.  F.  Petrie's Stc*e  Phone 64  Those wishing neat sign painting  to ornament their business places  should call on W. P. O'Connor, a  returned soldier.  r Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Cunningham, of Vancouver,'are guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. Campbell this week. Mr. Cunningham has been  inspector in the Dominion-fisheries department for thirty-eight years, but he will retire  ���������from the service on the first of the year.  '   Mrs.  James   H.   Ryley  has moved  from  Queens Bay to this this for the winter months  Mrs.Geo.B.Garrett has returned home after  spending a few days with friends  in Nelson.  Mrs. G. H. Acres and daughter Mary have  returned from a visit to Spokane.    ^  Mrs. T. Padgett" and" Miss Frances . Padgett are spending the present week in Spokane.  E. Mayhew returned to  his  home at Red  Deer,   Alta.,  after spending   several   weeks  with his daughter, Mrs. Neil McNiven.  Miss Gwenneth Griffiths, teacher at Rock  Creek, visited her parents here last Saturday.  Mr. and Mrs. B. Shortly," of Peterboro,  Ont., are guests of. Mr. and Mrs. Robert  Mann. Mr. Shortly has retired after being in  business ' in Peterboro for fifty-two years.  They expect to spend the winter at the coast.  Miss Poole, of Vancouver, arrived in the  city this week. She will visit her father, A.  H. Poole, here for some time.  Members of the Free Mason .fraternity entertained their lady friends at a whist drive in  the Masonic hall last Wednesday evening.  Those winning prizes were Mrs. T. K, Need-  ham and Mrs. H. A. Sheads.  A Thrifty Book Lover  ]  There   are   singular  discounts al-  ' owed in the book trade that on one  ��������� occasion were   happily illustrated by  Mark   Twain.    One   day   while the  humorist wa3 connected with a publishing house he went to a   bookcase  and, picking up a volume, asked   the  ' price.    He then suggested that, as a  publisher, he was entitled to  50   per  cent discount. To this the   clerk   assented.  "As 1 am also the author of the  .book," said Mark Twain, "it would  appear that I am again entitled to 50  per cent discount."  The cierk bowed. He could not  "deny it.  "And as I am a personal friend of  the proprietor," Mark modestly conT  tinuod, "I presume you will allow me.  the usual 25 per cent discount? If so,  I think I may as well take the book.  What's the tax?"  ' The clerk took out his pencil and  figured industriously. Then he said  with great obsequiousness, "As near  as I can calculate, we owe you the  book and about 37������ cents:"  A Little More   Information Needed  The suddenness with which the  great war broke out, and the confusion of mind that overtook persons  who were not in a position to follow  closely the course of events day by  day, is amusingly shown by this story  told in Evrrybodyls Magazine.  A British administrative official,  stationed in a village in the interior  of Africa, just after the outbreak of  the war received the following telegram from his bureau chief: "War  declared. Arrest all enemy aliens at  was handed" the following reply:  "Have arrested two Frenchmen, a  Dutchman, three Germans, two  Americans, a Pblander, three Russians and'an Italian. Please tell me  whom we are at war with."  once."  Two  days   later the bureau chief  What Shall I Give?  Why'give something perishable fo  a Christmas present, that can last at  most but an hour or a day or a week,  when the imperishable is under your  hand? And if, among these imperish-  ables, you choose the Youth's Companion, your gift 'has this special  quality: the newness of the gift, its  freshness, is not at once exhausted.  A jewel, a picture.or a piece of attire  affords no surprises after the first inspection, but-the Youth's Companion,  brings unsuspected delights and uu-  tasted sonrces of pleasure and happiness with every successing weekly  number.  And every one in the family, of  every age will see to ib that the good  things are shared.  ���������The 52 issues of 1921 will be  crowded with serial stories, short  stories, editorials, 'facts and fun.  Subsoribe now and receive:  1. The Youth's Companion���������52  issues for 1921.  2. All the remaining issues of 1920  3. The Companion Home Calendar  for 1921.  All the above for $2.50.  i. McCall's Magazine for 1921.  The monthly authority on fashions,  $1.50 a year.  Both publications, only  ������3.50.  The Youth's Companion, Commonwealth . Ave. and St. Paul St.,  Boston,' Mass.  New Subscriptions Received at  this Office.  FOR BABY'S MILK  select our safe bottled kiud. ;. It is  made pure by pasteurizing and you  can feed this milk to your ohildren  with perfect safety. Our bottled  milk comes from high-grado cows  which receive the best of care in a  modern dairy.  CURLEW CREAMERY CO.,  LIMITED  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  A Guarantee  The publishers of The Family  Herald and Weekly Star of Montreal are doing the right thihg with  the public. Ninety per cent of news  papers have already raised rates.  The Family Herald publishers guarantee.a full year's subscription at  he old rate of |1.50 a-year,to all who  remit before Dember 1st, 1920. We  learn that many old subscribers are  renewing for two years in advance  and thousands of new. subscribers  are being added. It is a great newspaper and the best value on the  Continent.  Honderful improvements have  lately been made in The Family  Herald. Memberajof the Imperia  Press Conference, who lately visited  Canada, say, it has no.fqual in the.  British Empire. ��������� Canadians should  appreciate such a paper at the price.:  After December 1st they may have  to pay more.  DK. COHEN  A few years ago any complex dental operation meant an expenditure  too great to be considered by any  but the wealthy. Dontistry has  passed from tho realm of luxury to  necessity, being marked by a gradual reduction of cost with steady  increase of efficiency.  Today it is not a question of  your being able to afford tho cost of  efficient dental work. Rather ask  yoursolf the question, "Can you  afford to do without it?"  My moderate charges are equitably, based to afford me a fair profit  only for my skill and work. I use  nothing but the best high-gradt  lasting materials. And should you  dread a dental operation, Remember my Well-Known Promise  "If It Hurts, Don't Pay Me"  A welcome hand is extended to  all out-of-town patients, and we  invite you to call and inspect Spokane's large, modern, scientific dental office, whether or not you are  in need of dentistry at this time.  Painless Extraction by my Nova-  thesia Method.  Canadian Bonds, snd Canadian  Money Accepted at Full Value  his  wav  a  G. I.  night  Only a Dud  While he wa's making  about hisplatoon one dark  sergeant hear the roar of a  Can" overhead and dived into a shell  hole, the American Legion Weekly  says. His head knocked the wind out  of a private who already occupied the  hole. There was a moment of silence, a  long, deep breath, and then:  "Is that you, Sarge?"  "That's me."  "Thank "henven!" exclaimed the  private feverishly. "I was just waiting for you to explode."  ABOLISH  FINANCIAL  WORRY  PROLONG  YOUR LIFE  A CANADIAN GOVERNMENT ANNUITY WILL DO IT  Gives a larger return for life than is obtainable  from any other form of investment with absolute  security.  Free from Dominion Income Tax.  Any person resident or domiciled in Canada over  the age of 5 may purchase, to begin at once, or at any  later date dcsired.an Annuity of from $50 to $5,000,  to be paid in monthly or quarterly instalments.  Any two persons may purchase jointly.  Employers may purchase for their employees.  Apply to your postmaster, or write, postage free, to S. T. Bastedo,  Superintendent of Annuities, Ottawa, for new booklet and other  Information required.   Mention age last birthday.  Rooms 205-6-7-S-9-10-11-12,  2nd Floor, Jamieson Bldg.,  Over Owl Drug  Wall andjtiverside  SPOKANE, WASH.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  t, Modern Eigs and Good  ',- Horses at All -Hours ��������� at ���������  ���������  the  odel Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  AND  OFFICE !  F. Downey's Cigar Store  PETERSEN ft PETERSEN, Proprietors  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture Mado  to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Don  R. G. McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENDE  C.V. Meggitt  Real Estate and Insurance  ORCHARDS, FARM   LANDS   AND CITY  PROPERTY  Exoollont facilities for selliiiff your forms  Wohnvo agents lit oil Const mid Prairie  Points  WE CARRY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE.  DEALER IN POLES, POSTS AND TIES,  AND FARM PRODUCE  Kollablo Information rogixnliriK this distret  ahoorfully furnishod. Wo solicit your inquiries.  NEW HARNESS SHOP  I liavo opened a now harness shop and am prepared  to make harness to order  and do all kinds of repair  work. Shop equipped with  modern muchincry. All work  guaranteed:  C. A. Crawford  Near Telephone Office  SB  Fl  j^  TUTR. BUSINESS zyWAN,  have you ever thought"  that advertising puts 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 m the country? Name  ihem 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 citiej1 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.  4$  _^c THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  News of the City  The Grand Forks Planing Mill &  Box Factory will get out logs on the  North Forks this winte. E. J. Jones  is starting a camp at Lynch Creek  for the company,'  The soldiers' toemorial committee  will meet the members, of the city  council next Wednesday evening in  the council chamber for the purpose  of discussing matters pertaining to  the erection-of a suitable memorial  and to have the captured German  gun properly, mounted.  Mesda'mes Padgett, Thompson  and Tilley were enrolled as new  , members at the last monthly meet-  infof the I.O-D.E. It was decided  to take up the extension lectures  sect by tho University of British  Columbia. Committees were appointed  to select suitable subjects  ��������� and to find a building fitted for the  ��������� meetings. '  ! Superintendent Andrew McCul  loch, of-the Kettle Valley line, inspected the North Fork branch this  week.  The Sun will be printed on   silk or  velvet in the near future.  George Johnson has   returned  to  the city from Anyox.  Walter Spiller, of the Arrow  Lakes, was a visitor at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. G. 0. Keid-this  week. ���������>''  R. Forsaw and two sons, of Bhpe-  nix, were visitois at the home, of  R. Parks on Thursday,  Rev. P. C, Hay man conducted  service at Cascade Thursday evening.  - Mrs. Hillis Wright underwent a  a surgical operation at the Grand  Forks hospital on Monday. Her  condition is reported to be-improv-  fng. '_    '  Jobn Herr left this week for Cali:  ; f ornia, where he' intends to live in  : future.  Nurse Amy Heaven, of the Grand  Forks hospital," was taken down  with typhoid fever this week.  The hockey club will hold a reorganization meeting in the firemen's quarters' in the city hall at  8 o'clock"Tuesday evening.  SEED GRAIN  DISTRIBUTION  Thomas Symes, local inspector of  fruit 'shipments; returned to his  horn in Vancouver yesterday.  Noel   Ryley    is    moving  Queens Bay to Rock Creek.  from  W. J. S. Traill  is a  typhoid patient in the Grand Forks hospital.  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Newby  moved to town from Gloucester on  Monday.        "������������������ ; ���������-    -  If newsprint goes much higher  [kxpemmkntal FARMS XOTE.'] ���������  The annual free distribution of  samples of seed grain will bo con������  ducted as us.ual at the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, by the Dominion cerealist.  Spring wheat (in about 5-lb. samples), white oats (about 4 lb.),|barley  (about 5 lb.), field peas (about 5 lb.),  field beans (about 2 lb.), tlax (about  2 lb!)     '  .Only one sample can be sent to  each applicant.  Applications must be on printed  form, which may be obtained by writing to the Dominion cerealist, Bx~  perimental Farm, Ottawa, at any time  after September 1.  As the stock of seed is limited,  farmers are advised to apply early to  avoid disappointment. Those who applied- too late last season are particularly requested to send in their names  at once, so that application forms may  be forwarded to them. No application  forms will be furnished after February 1, 1921."  YIELD OF BUSH FRUITS  'At the Central Experimental farm  the   average   yield  of the Herbert  jaspberry for two years on one row  ninety   feet  in   length .was'atthe  rate of 205 bushels per acre. Under  field   conditions,    cultivated   rasp������  berries   produce from   50   to   100  bushels of crop per acre,  according  to the season.    Gooseberries   at   40  pounds per bushels yielded   at  the  rate of 909 bushels to the acre.   Red  currants gave   202   bushels to the  acre in one instance and 409 in   an*  other, These figures are taken from  a new builetin issued by *the  Ex-^  perimental farms at Ottawa on the  subject of "Bush Fruits."   In  this  pamphlet   the  currant, gooseberry;  raspberry,   blackberry,    dewberry,  and loganberry are treated  in such  a   way  as to   make   clear the best  practice iu their cultivation  and to  understand the merits of the different worthy varieties.    It is pointed  out   that  the   ourrant, gooseberry  and raspberry grow wild   almost   if  not quite to the Arctic circle. The  treatise is the resuit of experiments  carried   on   at  the Central'Experi-  meatal farm and the widely separa~  ted branch farms and stations. This  publication,  which   is    designated  Builetin No. 94 and is  available at  the publications branch of   the' department of   agriculture,   contains  also a treatise on  common diseases  of bush fruits and the insects affecting' them, with the methods of control. .   '   -  HOW YOU CAN TELL "  GENUINE ASPIRIN  Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross"  are Aspirin���������No others!  Why Not Let Him Bring  It In  It was washing day and mother had  kept John home from school to look  after the baby., She sent the children  into the garden to play, but it was not  long before cries disturbed her.  ��������� "John, what is the matter with  baby?" she inquired from the washtub.  "I don't know what to do with  him, mother,"replied John; "he'sdug  a hole in'the driveway and now he  wants to bring it into the house."  Thero is only one Aspirin, that marked  with the "Bayer Cross"���������all other tablets arc only acid imitations.  Genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"  have been prescribed by physicians for  nineteen years and proved safe by millions for Pain, Headache, Neuralgia,  Colds, Rheumatism,  Lumbago, Neuritis.  Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets���������also  larger "Bayer" packages, can bo had  at any drug store.    Made in Canada.  Aspirin is the trade mark (registered  in< Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  Monoacetieacidester of Salicylicacid.  9While it 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, tho  "Bayer Cross."  TIMBER SALE X1507  SEALED TENDERS will bo received by the  District Forester,   Nelson,  not later than  noon on the J6th day of "December, 1020, for  the purchase of   Licence X1507,   near Deep  Creek,   to cut 50.000    Lineal , feetof   Ceda  Poles.  One year] will    be    allowed for removal  of timber.  Further particulars of   District Forester,,  Nelson, B. C.  TIMBER SALE X2835  SEALED TENDERS will: bo received by the  District Forester, Nelson, not   later  rhan  noon on the 16th day of   December, 1920. for  the ��������� purchase of Licence X28S3, pear Kerr  Dreok, to ont 4000 Railway Ties.  Two years will be allowed far removal of  timber.   .::..;  Further.pnrliculars of the District Forester,  Nelson, B.C.:  Padlock Safety Paper,for private  bankchecks, kept in stock' by -The  Sun Job Department.  You can not reach The" Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.     ...     -���������:. ���������=  TIMBER SALE X2762  SEALED TENDERS will be received by the  District Forester,' Nelsonj not later than  noon on tho 16th day of December, 1920, for  the purchase of Liceuse X2762, near Fisher-  mah, to cut 1635 Hewn TieS.  Onetyenr will; be allowed for removal of  timber,  Further particulars of the District Forester, Nelson, B.C-  ��������� ���������  ��������� ���������-    ��������� : ���������   *     "���������"'���������.  TIMBER SALE X284-7;  SEALED TENDERS .will'bo  received by  the  Disttict  Forester,  Nelson,  not later  than  noon on the 16th day of December, 1920.  for  the purchase of License X2S-17. near Eholt, to  cut 2000 Fir and Tamaruc  Tios and 100 Cords  Cordwood.  Two years will be allowed for removal   of  timber.  Further pactic.ulars of the District Forester,  Nelson, B.C.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY Of GRAND  FORKS, B. C.  Western   Farmers . Building   Silos  Applications for immediate  purchase of lots and acreage  owned by the City, within the  Municipality, are invited.  Prices:"���������From; $25.00 pet-  lot upwards.  Terms:���������Cash and approved payments.  List of lots and prices may  be seen at the City Office.  JOHN A. HUTTGN,  City Clerk,  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs to   Armson, shoe   re  pairer.    The   Hub.    Look for the  Big  Boot.  :' .It is to be anticipated that before  Biany years have elapsed almost  every farm in the Canadian prairie  provinces will have its silo. The  growth of the dairy industry would  naturally bring this condition,about1  In course of time, but the movement;  Is being expedited by the success'  ���������farmers are having in growing sunflowers. Small fields of from three  to thirty acres have been planted in  .various parts of the three prairie  provinces of Canada. Tho yields are  proving more satisfactory than the  ���������farmers generally dared to hope, and  'each acre yiolds on an average from  'fifteen to thirty tons of ensilage.  Many farmers have erected pilos  on their farms during the summor to  tako caro of this crop, but most of  them have undcr-ostlmatod their requirements and will have more crop  than they can put In their silos.  Sunflower silage is duo for a more  extensive trial this winter than it  has had before. Tho results in previous years have been very satisfactory but only comparatively few  farmers have grown tho crop for ullage previous to this year- If in its  more extensive use the crop proves  to be as satisfactory as it has already proved in the few cases where  it has been tried, it is safe to say  that in a few years the farm without  a silo will be an exception in Western Canada. .< j,.,.,,, vJ(.  Since last year's re^JtB nave become known, considerable, interest  has been shown in sil&s aid ensilage  In Western Canada and.several hundred silos have been orocted during  ������he past summer. Typical of this  movement" la the Cardston district in  Southern Alberta, where eight silos  have been erected this year and  whore about fifty acres*)! sunflowers  >wnm jolanicxL.   The cron has proved  S.T.HULL  Established 1910  Real Estate and Insurance  Resident Ajrent Gmnd Forks Townsite-  ..  .     Company, Limited  Farms     Orchards     City Property  Agents-nf Nelson,  Calcrory, Winnipeg and  other Prairie points.  Vancouver Agents:  PENDER INVESTMENTS  KATTKNBUKY LANDS LTD.  -Established In 1010. we are In a position to  furnish reliable information concerning this  district.  Writo for froo literature.  ^  Along  Quite a number  have been in and  looked^ over. the stock  and have  found' justywfiat.they wanted,'-; I should like   ���������  you and your .friends to come in while in town' -  shopping to look the stock over, as it is impos- f.  sible to make a complete showing in the windows. A small deposit will hold any- article  until the 22nd of December, v  Jolm Grassicfc  Watchmaker and  Jeweler.   . - ���������  RIDE A BICYCLE v .���������'-.=  Cycling is easy  when you ride the high-grade Bicycles      ,  I Bell���������the wheels that run smoothly year after-year. Let  me explain to you my easy sale plan on terms.  First-Class Repair Work done in Blacksmithing, Brazing,  Aluminum  Soldering,  Oxy-'Acetylene  Welding,  Wood*'  work, Etc. (  J. R. MOOYBOER &?A%&t������T.  Open. Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock .  Synopsis of  Land Act Amendments  Minimum price of firstrclasa"land  reduced to ">6 an acre; second-class to  t>2.50 an aero.  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.  Records -wOl be granted covering1 only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which Is'non-timber land.  _ Partnership pre-emptiona abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  SW'for ' adjacent pre-emptions'  with Joint residence, but each making  necessary Improvements oa respective  claims. a  ���������JPre-emptors must occupy claims for  are'years and make Improvements to  .value of 510 per acre, Including clearing and cultivation of at least 6 acres,  mre recelvlnK Crown Grant  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than t years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer its claim.  Records without permanent residence may be issued, provided applicant makes Improvements to extent of  ?������K> per annum and records same each  year. Failure to make Improvements  or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  ���������t?8..- an 6 years. and Improvements  of J10.00 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-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 exceeding JO  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement-conditions.  yor grazing and industrial purposes  areas exceeding 640 acres -may be  leased by one person or company.  ..^S^'���������factory or industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres-  may be purchased; conditions Include  payment of stumpage.   ,  Natural hay meadows inaccessible  by existing roads may be purchased  condlUonal upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price, to made. vy*wm  Our  PRE-EMPTORS*     FREE  ACT.  GRANTS  time within which the heirs or devisees  or a. deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under thia^Xct is extended  rrom 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. 1918  Taxes are remitted for five years  Provision for return of moneys ac-  ?"V&due and been Pa** since August  4, 1914, on account of payments, fees  OT taMson soldiers' pre-emptions.  Interest on agreements to purchase  ^wn.<w^ty' lots held by members of  Allied forces, or dependents, acquired  direct or Indirect, remitted from enlistment to March-U, 1920.    ffi  SUB-PURCHASERS  OF CROWN  LANDS.  Provision made for issuance of  Crown 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. "Where oub-purchas-  ers 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 J, 1820.   ��������� ���������.���������."..  GRAZING..  Grazing Act, 1919. for systematic  development of livestock Industry provides for 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, permits  for settlers, campers or travellers, ud  to ten bead. ^    "  -IS  Good  Printing*  npHE value of well-  printed, neat ap-  pearing stationery as .  a means of getting and  holding desirable bus������  iness has been amply  demonstrated. Con-,  suit us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads .  Statements  ^   Noteheads  Pamphlets  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 Style"  Faces  so successful that ltjs predicted that  one hundred sllo3 will be built in the  district next yr/xx and more than a  thousand acre's of sunflowers planted.  Similar plans are being made in  other parts of Western Canada, and  the already rapidly growing dairy  industry promises to grow much  faster with the general acceptance of  the sunflower as a silage crop. Another evidonco of the vaRfe of sun-1  flowers as a forage crop will be the  big gain in finished steers. Many  of the larger livestock raisers are  growing sunflowers and erecting  silos for this purpose. Thus will bo  considerably increased tho finishing  areas of Canada, which, hitherto,  have been somewhat restricted, compared with the large feeding areap  throughout the country, and the livestock industry in the West will ba  nlaccd on a sound basis.  Ail Tied Up  For want of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  will untie the Knots.  Wc make this a good  paper so that intelligent people will read  ft, and they do.  Isn't that the kind of  help you want?  TIMBER SALE X2031  SEALED TENDERS will bo recocived by the  fc'MInlstor of Lands not Intor than noon  on the 16th day of December, 1920. for the  purchase of License X2031, to cut 2,011,000 feet  of Fir, Tnmarno iumJ Spruce, 89'2,500 Lineal  Feet of Poles, 50.000 Ties 1,400 corfls of Cord-  wood and 1,600 cords of Cednr Polos, on on  nrca situated on May Crook, Slmllkameen  District.  Threo (3)yoars will bo allowed for removal  of timber.  Further particulars of tho Chief Forester,  Victoria. B. C, or District Ferestor, Nelson,!!. C.  THE SUN  Columbia Avenue and  1 Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101  WEBER'S  DYEING AND GLEANING  WORKS  Phone 2oo P. O. Box 125  Grand Forks, B. C.  The Price of The'-.Sun  In spite of tremendous increase in  cost of production,   still   remains  ,00 Per Year  ammimmmaaaisesmmsmBBnBBBBia  UUSBSSffll


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