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 (/  *'J'  U,N r Jftf-t:'.'/. ;*  00  e Valley  Orchardist  19TH YEAR���������No   16  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   FEBRUARY 13,  1920  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you.  $1.00 PER YEAR  ing, and   the   clerk    read  a  letter  which:  he   had7 been  instructed to;  ! draft and forward ...to the attorney-  general, protesting against a raise in  the. salary of the   police  magistrate  Mayor Acres  thought  there   had  ! ben discrimination in the collection  j oKrades license fees last year.     Me  l?j,.,* r*x,i~c>~   t> j-   c? ' had paid his' license fee,   while the  JL<ire Omers  Report Says   ..     .   -   ���������     ���������, ������   ,,   ,  l other doctors-and some or   the law-  More Iiose and an Auto i yera Dad failea t0 do s0  Tire Truck  Are Needed gUpp0SE  TRE  by the Department        |        FARMERS STRIKE?  Mayor Acres and all the aldermen  were present at the regular meeting  of the city council on Monday evening.  A letter, from C. A. S. Atwood  stated this would probably be the  last year that he would be able to  furnish the city with shade trees at  retail,and that now was an opportune  time for the city to buy for spring  planting. Referred Jo the cemetery  and parks committee.  A letter from W. 0. Miller, divisional superintendent of the OP.  Restated that he required more  time'in which to reply more fully to  the council's last communication.  A communication from the secretary of the western branch oi the  Canadian Manufacturers' associa  tion, Winnipeg, asked the endorsa*  tion by the council-of a resolution  adopted by the association which  urged greater production in Canada,  both of agricultural products and  ��������� manufactured goods, as a remedy  for the present high rate of exchange between the United States  and this country. The, resolution  cited the fact that the-present-rate  of exchange is costing the Canadian  people $60,0U0,000 a year. On motion, the couucil endorsed the reso-*  lution.  The report of Chief' Norris, of the  fire department, gave a list of the  fires and the fire losses during the  pasr year. He stated that the department needed some more hose,  and that an auto fire truck would  add greatly to the efficiency of the  department. The report1 was approved and the recommendations  were referred to the water and light  committee.  ���������A letter from   Mr. Nystrom   was  ordered filed. ���������*-  The auditor read the financial  statement of the city for 1919,which  was approved. As a supplementary  report, he stated that the various in  dustries���������farming, fruit, growing,  mining, smelting, lumbering, etc.���������  of the district for the year showed a  t)tal production valued at over two  millions dollars.  On motion, the clerk was instructed to enforce the light rates collec*  iions,and he was authorized to have  the service cut off when parties become 60 days in arrears.  Last month's accounts were ordered to be paid.  Aid Hull brought up the subject j children from starvation and tuber-  of the advisability of the council] cu]oais. Iq the radical's heaven-  employing an assistant city "'erk ; ilu-jsia���������farmers havf gone on strike  and also making him secretary of j auc| retuseci tJ produce more than  the school board, which position ' Suflicient for their own needs. Pos-  carries with i������ a small salary. The ' Be88jon 0f a ;,iece uf bread is now  subject was discussed for some time, somet,t)in  but no definite action was taken. |  The report of the chairman of the  health and relief committee was accepted. I     .ijyiy ancestors were all people with  The mayor reported that the   po������  brains."  lice commissioners had held a meet-      "Too bad you  wore disinherited."  Labor-radicals/in-������������������the industrial  centers.speak and act as if the world  depended entirely upon them, while  they are independent of everything  and every body.-,-Here is an editorial  from a western paper, Successful  Farming, which should convince  even the most unthinking radical  that,he and his-are.depeudent upon  society as a whole, and without it  he would:starve,-freeze or go naked.  The editorial in part says:  k:  "We ask,city workers to ponder a  moment what might happen if the  farmers should do what the workers  are doing���������demauding shorters  hours and higher.pay. The farmers  are their own- bosses,--bo-they-would,  not have'to quarrel'with anybody.  They could: hold out on strike until  they got = good- and ready, for they  can feed themselves.  - "You working fellows, suppose  for a momant that the farmers  adopted the eight-hour day? It  would cut down.production at 'least  half. Suppose they also set a price  on their labor and their ' products  based on an eight hour basic scale?  Where would you get your food?  Only the rich could'.buy itat all, for  the price would be prohibitive to  men on strike. If the cost of living  is too hign now, how will lessened  production affect it? How will in  creased cost of production bring  down prices?  .'���������If youcity workers expect the  farmers to go on feeding you at the  old price you have got to get back  to work at the old wage and make it  possible for the farmer to buy cheaper so he can produce cheaper. This  is not a one-sided game. It takes  two to play it,and if you city fellows  quit, don't get sore if you go hungry  soon; Either the farmers must do as  you are doing, shorten the hours  and demand higher pay,or else they  must ieugthen the hours and produce more without more pay.  "The farmers have been patient  with you. When they lose their patience, look out. If they quit, who  is going to feed you? What city  workers have in common with farmers is not so much political as eco  nonnc. What are you going to do  about it?"  In many countries of Europe food  production this year was half the  usual amount, because farmers could  not plant the average crops. Uelief  societies ere now trying to save   the  Frank Moore, oi Saskatchewan, Purchases the  Property Formerly Own  ed by the Late Dr.  Averill  The fine home of the late Dr. G.W.  Averill was this week sold to Frank  Moore, of Saskatchewan. The bouse,  which is: one of the finest in the  valley, was built by the late Dr.  Averill regardless of expense and  comprises eleven charming rooms.  There is also a fine stable, with a.  dancing hall on the second storey,  and other buildings in keeping with  the residence. The grounds include  some thirty acres of excellent farm  ing land, with: about one hundred  beariug fruit trees of all kinds. The  new owner, Mr. Moore, and family  will take possession of the property  at once. The consideration is said  to have been in the neighborhood  of $15,000, the sale being made  through the real estate office of S.  T.Hull.  BUYING BEES IN  GOMBLESS PACKAGES  [experimental farms note ]  During the past few years a popular way to make good the winter  losses of bees, and even to make a  start in beekeeping, has been to  purchase a pound or two of bees in  spring shipped from a specialist in  the Southern slates, and more recently by parcel post.  From experimental shipments received at the Central Experimental  Farm, Ottawa, during the past four  years, and from enquiries among  beekeepers in other places who have  received them, it can be said that  this method of obtaining bees shouid  be followed with caution.'  At Ottawa the best results were  obtained in 1917, when three two-  pound lots with young fertile queens  arrived by express in good condition from an experienced shipper in  Alabama after having been seven  days on the journey, on May 9, a  week before the honey flow from  dandelion commenced. Tnese bees,  on arrival, were given combs containing   a   little  old   honey.    The  parcel post have   occasionally   been  rpported.  Moreover, the journey often injures the queens, so that they are  liable to do poor work, or to die soon  after arrival This misfortune was  mainly instrumental in spoiling the  results in 1919 from six lots received in,good condition bv parcel  post from the same '"'.bieedef.'V.'They  together produced only 282 pounds  of honey,while each wintered colony  gave 187 pounds, two of the queens  having died a. day or two after arrival, aud two more having been  superseded a week or two later. A^  short breeding season . before the  honey'flow contributed to these  poor results.  The  sender, owing to  a   rush  of  orders   or unexpected   unfavorable  weather, may be unable   to  supply  the bees until the summer, after the  season has gone, aha one or two in  stances   have   occurred  of bee diseases   having   been.: introduced' by  bees from the south.  However, pos  tal  regulations ^are   now in force in  both countries forbidding   the   bees  sent   by   parcel   post to .be  accom  panied by  combs, which  will   help  to remove the transmission of   foul  brood.  So great has been the demand for  these southern bees(io recent springs  that    inexperienced    dealers   have  arisen   who   have  shipped them in  boxes   unsuitably   constructed  and  provisioned,   and   sometimes! with  too many bees in the  box, resulting  in-heavy loss.    A few unprincipled'  dealers   have   also, appeared' who  have sent old bees or too large a pro  portion of drone bees, or   virgin  in  stead of fertile queens. One may ex  pect, however, that as the   trade  iD  these southern  bees  becomes   more  stabilized, and after   the transportation employees become  accustomed  to recognize the very perishable na  ture of this merchandiss,.the   losses  will be less frequent.  On the whole, we would advise  beginners to buy bees locally in  preference to getting them early  from the south, particularly because  in the latter case combs and expert  c-ire are needed. We also think that,  at the present high price of bees and  unfavorable rate of exchange with  the United States, those who have  bees pay better to make from their  own bees by breeding queens and  prepare them with extra good care  for the winter than to depend on  purchasing bees from the south in  spring. Those who wish to try the  experiment of buying bees from the  south for the first time, could pro  tect themselves by ordering only a  few packages and noting in what  condition they arrive before ordering  SCHOOL BOA  S tanding Gorami ttees Ap -  pointed���������Teachers' Association Asks for Increase in Salaries  The following trustees were present at the meeting of the school  boaid this week: Davis, Hennieger,  Kingston and Padgett..  The board appointed E. C. Hen-  niger chairman. J.-B. McLeod was  appointed to fill the vacancy on the  board. Mr. McLeod, being present,  accepted .the appointment.  The chairman appointed the following committees:  Finance���������McLeod and Davis.  School Management���������Kingston  and Davis.  Buildings���������Padgett and  McLeod.  The board will meet on the second  Thursday in each month at 8 p.m.  in the city hall.  In the matter of-a secretary,it svas  the desire of the board that the city  clerk should act as secretary to the  trustees, providiug satisfactory arrangements can be made with, the  council.  The board received resolutions  from the secretary of the Grand  Forks Teachersr'vassociation requesting that the salaries .be increased  and a schedule adopted. Principal  Glaspell, being present, made e personal appeal on his own behalf, informing the board that with the  present high cost of living it was impossible to mainsaiu himself and his  family on his present salary. Figures were supplied by him showing  that higher salaries for schools of  similar standing were paid elsewhere. The question was referred  to a committee to bring a report.  Any increases granted will be made  retroactive to January I,  1920.  spring   having   been   favorable  for  breeding, they quickly developed'more. It is advisable also to order  into strong colonies, aud each gave {from reliable dealers some weeks or  about as much honey as   the   aver-! months before the bees are   needed.  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:  age wintered colony.  But later experiments and iuves  tigations have sbowu that it is far  too much to expect such good results every year, aud that several  accidents are likely, to happen that  may make this method of acquiring  bees anything but profitable.  There is no customs duty on bees  entering Canada, but on entry for  customs returns, which usually  causes little or no delay, is required.  Max.  Min.  Feb.      G ���������Friday...:...  36  32  7���������Saturday..  . 43  33  S- Sunday    ... 33  . 30  0 ��������� Monday.  3(5  13  10���������Tuesday   .. 30  13  1 i ��������� Wednesday  .. 31  10  12    Thursday...  40  ���������20  .01)  A London newspapersnys that   n  recently discharged soldier, who had  unpleasant memories of his military  experience, took the first opportuni-  to tight for.  Bequeathed Elsewhere  Most of the objections  to   procuring combless packages of bees  from  the south in the early spring are j ty after resuming his civilian clothes  overcome by getting them from the to write to his former colonel:  In the first place, bees are very ! warmer parts of Canada later on in j <-,sir. After what I have suffered  periahable. Several shipments by j the season. Several Canadian firms ' for the last two years, it gives m������  express in April aud May, 1918, ! are now supplying these, and begin- mUtih pleasure to tell you ar.d th<-  from the above mentioned oualer, I tiers can make a fair start.by ob-, urmy to go to���������" a place to which  arrived nearly all dead ek-ven ,'taining one or two of these lots in oniy the wicked are consi^u-d.  days after despatch, but anotuer j .June or early July, without baying  shipment received by parcel post on j to buy combs. ;  April 28, 1919, artived in good   con] ���������  he got this reply  ditiou only four days after despatch  Heavy losses both by   express   and  Mrs. C. H. Niles returned on  ay from a visit to Trail.  1 n-  In due cou.  "Sir. Any suggestion or inquiries  concerning the movement of troops  must be entered on Army Form  2132   a copy of which  I  inclo.----. <1  THE   SUN,    GRAND    FORKS,   B. G.  ������TO-  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEW3PAPER  *&3  G. A.  EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  I.  One Year (in Canada arid Great Britain) ..SI.00  One Year (in the United States')    1.50  Address all communications to  Tiik Ghand Forks Sun,      . -  I hose 101 R Guaxd Forks, B. C.  OFFfCE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  j.FRIDAY, .FEBRUARY 13, 1920  Viscount Grey, former British .ambassador  to Washington, has written as a private citizen a long .letter to the London Times, in  which he says that American reservations to  the peace treaty were justified from an American point of view. The letter is described by  the Times as unique in the history of diplomacy, and the Westminster Gazette says it is  most opportune at a time when mischiefr  makers are active in fomenting ill-will between Great Britain and the United States.  ������ne  secret  of being  well  preserved is to  keep out of jars with customers'  Major  Lloyd   George, son  of the premier,  who is on a visit to this country,   declared  at  Buffalo the other day that prohibition in Great  'Britain is so far distant that scientists can not  see it with their most powerful telescopes.  Apparently, the only way . in which some  persons can keep figures from lying is to spell  them into words.  The record price of three dollars and sixty  cents per bushel is now being asked for Canadian wheat for export io Eu rope. If the difference between Canadian exchange and that of  most European countries be added, the price  of Dominion wheat works out to about six  cents per pound, which is about what the  careful housewife would pay for sugar not so  many years ago. 7  Dreams of boundless wealth continue to  keep many ablebodied men busy t.iying to invent a soft drink with a satisfying kick  in it. y  French savants are inclined to attribute to  earthly causes the unexplained wireless impulses which Mr. Marconi- says may come  from sources outside of this planet and its atmosphere.  A news item  asserts   that corkscrews  are  subject to the luxury tax.    Well,  who ; cares  no  \v?  TTELLO( MARS ! Yes, this is the earth���������  -*���������-"-������������������. Evans, of .Grand Forks, speaking.. I  wish to . inform you. Mr. Mars, that I have  been appointed water controller of this district. When your big canal is next in perigee  with Grand Forks, send clown one acre foot  of water on the district within a radius of one  hundred miles of the city. Run it through a  fine sieve, as plant life is still in its infancy in  this section. The last installment of moisture  you despatched, doubtless owing to the blundering inefficiency of my predecessor in office,  came down in big lumps, and a great deal of  damage waa done to the tender vegetation in  the valley. The blunder cost the late occupant of the position his official head.  How did I manage to get the appointment?  It is quite a puzzle, isn't it?   It is  not really  the office I wanted.   I was after the  position  of jwhisky  coatroller, but since the petticoat  government came into power a  man   doesn't  stand more chance of getting anything  geod  from Victoria than a snowball  would have of  remaining on the planet Mercury for twenty-  four hours without melting.   The whisky con-  trollership had to goto an ardent prohibitionist,  evidently because the so-called total  abstainers were afr;:id they not get their share of the  "vile stuff" under any other supervision.   The  water controllership   only  about   twenty-five  thousand  dollars a year,.and it takes about  half an hour daily to attend to the  duties  of  the  office.   It costs a  single man about four  hundred  dollars  a day to live now.   Where  am I going to get off?    I don't know.     ������������������ '���������.-���������'  We still call the_ Victoria government the  petticoat government, though that is a misnomer.    The dear (I say dear advisedly)  creatures discarded petticoat shortly after they obtained  power.    What  do   they   wear   now?  Have you ever seen a ballet at a comic  opera  performance on this planet?    No?  Well,   did  ever see the Scotch kilties? You have?    Then  you as much  about present-day fashions  in  dress as I do.    Many years ago1, when I   was  working on the New York dailies, we used to  call the females the Twonick types of our profession.   I was never able to see the applicability of the nickname until the present style  of   women's  dress  came into vogue.    Well,  what's causing all the merriment at your end  of the phone now?    You saw the point right  away?    Well, you  are  older than I am, and  have probably had more experience  with   the  women than I have.    When I reach your age  I will likely be as wise on   this  subject as  a  night owl.  No, there isn't a single male member of the  legislature now. The Oliver government,  which retained power for a remarkably long-  period during panicky times, was the last in  which the men had full control of the destinies  of the province. Now the women occupy  every seat in tne local house,and a few years ago  a woman lieutenant-governor was appointed.  As they used to say in olden times, the men  don't cut much of a figure now. Female leins-  lators have completed cowed them. Of course,  even now you will occasionally meet with aggressive and womanish men, just as there were  <r-  --^\  Iieadache, nervousness, stomach trouble and many other  bodily ills can be tracer) directly to defective eyesight.  Frequently su..-'h ills are corrected in a few days' time'by  procuring a piir of glasses. Of ,cour;?e the glasses have  to suit, and to dete'rminei what is required you should  have your eyes examined. Call and let us examine your  eyes and fit you with the right kind of glasses.  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  ^  J  Of all present-day' Sewing Machines.  Why buy" a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy m on thly pay men ts by"  oMiller 6Bk Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers]  ������  T  Farmers' Exelian&e  Real Estate.     Farm Lands and  Fruit  Orchards for Sale.  Headquarters for Fresh Ftuits.  Employment Office.  Bridge   Street,  Next B.   C.  Telephone    Office  DEALER IN  POLES  POSTS  RAILROAD  TIES  The Canadian wheat board has ordered  changes in the price of wheat and flour. The  price of British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec  wheat to mills in Canada is now raised by  25 cents per bushel, and the board also increases the maximum wholesale price of government   standard   winter  wheat flour from  $10.10 per barrel to $11.25 per barrel, basis f. i manis" women before "the fall of man;" but as  o.b. cars, Montreal. ia l'llle.������ "less a man has cat's eyes, so' that he!    jcan cI,scern a scandal  on   the darkest night'  Don't lay it all to the drofiteers.   There mtJ ,t0 ,.'ek?e a   UGW one  to the dear!  in this country hundreds of thousands of poo J ������Zber "of their  ^ST' "T^  h0  is  a'l  i      i, i    i-  ���������       i i     i   ���������     ���������    |IJ1UII1UU   or   tneir  societies, there  is no more1  pie who are simply living   beyond   the.r   m- ��������� probability of him being elected to office Than1  comes, not counting the food. I there is danger of a person freezing  to  death !    ! at the equator in the middle of the summer.2'  Tentative plans for a transcontinental air' -belong to that turbulent element called the  race this year between Now York and Nome,! woniamsh man, and by persistent kicking I  Alaska, a distance of 4870 miles, areannounc-:'1" fche  appointment.   .1  understand&the  ed at New York by the American Flying club.lT'^.T'Vh! t^ ������f ,dis<'?n5;llisi^  the  Ti i -hi    iii       ii , tne men.    it that action shou d   be  taken  I  Lhe proposed race will be held under the same shall become a suffragette,  rules and handicap plans as the  race between      I hope, Mr. Mars, that you will   treat   this  New York and San Francisco hist year. (conversation as strictly confidential.  rand ��������� .lorKs.;. xranster  DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood For Sal  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  aie  Pfione 64  r  s a  66 Hello"  r us que  No one wants to be unnecessarily brusque  in manner, yet the use of "Hello" in answering the telephone gives one that impression. The better way is to tell thecaller  who is talking. When you announce your  name or the name of your* firm or department you eliminate the necessity of additional enquiry. It facilitates your telephone service and creates a favorable  impression right from the start.  BBITISH  TELEPHONE  1   .���������Vb.Mltlfj.lli 0hOCoi!i10With       "rt'f:y     P"0kn''e!*  buy spring chickens.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  . Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Barns, Prop.  Plionc 68 Sccor.d Street  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  PETERSEN ft DINSMORE, Proprietors  */  <-4  I i i'  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  News Items and Comment Which  Appeared in The Sun for the  Corresponding Week Eighteen Years Ago  ���������I more hay per aero than the alfalfa  and grasses. The first year this was  thought to be due to the %;t that alfalfa takes about two years to become  established, while clover requires   but  The publication of ��������� Uig Daily Gazette was discontinued with the' Friday issne. The Sun, albeit, will continue to shine. ��������� Ih is better to begin  small and enlarge, than to begin large  and ensmall, A postage stamp generally sticks.  The Grand Forks council has come  to the couolusion that a large saving  can be made by the purchase of a  good team for city work and for fire  I urp;ises Apparently a sensible conclusion.  New members elected by the board  of trade were: Stanley Muir, J. ]������.  Rice, F. E Cooper, P. T\ McCalium,  James Anderson.and Martin Burrell.  C. Doberer, of Grand Forks, and  Miss Edith Cameron, of Vancouver,  were married Wednesday evening at  S o'lock in Knox Presbyterian  church.  The Evening Sun is the only daily  prihtel in the Boundary country, the  rickest'gold copper region, in British  Columbia.  J". H. Murray, of the Hotel, Winnipeg, telephones Tha Sun that a  white goose, numbered among the  assets of the house, had wandered  from its usual haunts'at an inoppor  tune time for the chef of the cuisin,  as he had intended to adorn the din  ing room tables with its delicious  viand about the time said bird wandered away.  Colin Campbell tendered his resignation as seeretary of the board of  trade, which was accepted and a vote  of thanks tendered him for efficient  services' rendered the board in the  past T. A. Kennion was eleotad secretary of the board.  clover   and   grasses,  on   the  one.  The  whole, ripenad more evenly than did  the alfalfa and grasses and were easier  to make into hay, While the same  amount of grass seed was sown in  each case, by far the best stands were  obtained in the clover plots. This  past season in some of the alfalfa plots  there was practically no-grasses, it  having beon smotbered or crowded  out by the alfalfa This shows quite  c'early the advisability of using clover  instead of alfalfa as a base in grass  mixtures. '  The experiment so far has only  been in regard to the yields of hay  obtained, but plans are being made  to conduct a somewhat similar experiment with pasture -mixtures in the  hear future.  e <uor  yell K*  esiaence  ALFALFA AND GRASSES  VS. GLOVER   AND  GRASSES  [experimental farms note ]  la the early history of the   western  provinces it was an easy matter to ob  tain   all   the   native hay required by  the settler on or near'the farm.   With  the breaking up of the virgin soil most  or' the hay marshes and sloughs    have  been   drained, and   native   hay is be  coming increasingly scarce.  This state  of affairs lias compelled the   farmer to  seek other sources of supply, and now  the   cultivated   grasses   and   clovers  with few exceptions are   superior   in  "quality and yield to the native grasses  To ascertain the  relative merits  of  the variousgrass and clover  mixtures  an  experiment is being carried  on at  the Dominion experimental station,In  verniere, B.C., using alfalfa and grass  mixture   in   one ca������a, and clover and  grasses in the other.  -These plots were  ^seeded in June, 1917, to   the   various  mixtures, so   that our   remarks   are  based    on   the   results of   two years'  ��������� crops     The following table shows the  relative value of the different  grasses  when added to clover and alfalfa  Average yield per acre for past two  years:  Tons  Alfalfa    4  Alfalfa, timothy     5  A 'ful fa, western rye  5  A'faifa, meadow fescue   5  Alfalfa, orchard grass    4  1890  Alfalfa, tall oat.!    3   1140  Alfalfa, timothy, western ryp,  meadow     fescue,    orchard  grass, tall oat     4    0GO  Ciovor   5    845  Clover, timothy  5 1010  Clover, western rye   (i    765  Clover, meadow fescue    0    GOO  Clover, orchard-grass   G    270  Clover, tall oat    (j  Clover, timothy, western rye,  meadow fescue, orchard  grass, tall nat     G  As will   be noticed    in    the  10 CENT"CASCARETS"  FOR LIVER AND BOWELS  Cure   Sfck   Headache,   Constipation,  Biliousness, Sour Stomach, .Bad  Breath���������Candy Cathartic.  No odds ihow bad your liver, stomach  or bowels; how much your head aches,  how miserable you are from constipation', indigestion, biliousness ana sluggish bowels���������ryou always get relief with  Cascarets. They immediately cleanse  and regulate the stomach, remove the  sour, fermenting food and foul gases;  take the excess bile from the liver and  carry off the constipated waste matter  and poison from the . intestines and  bowels. A 10-cent box from your druggist will keep your liver and bowels  clean; stomach sweet and head clear for  months.   They -work while you sleep.  a   great demand has  A Ri^ Newspaper Bargain  The Prince of Wales has captured  the hearts of all Canada. Rich and  poor, old and young, are enraptured  with his .easy manner and happy expression. He is so differeut to what  many expected  No wonder  been created for a real life-like por  trait of our popular future king.  Photographers and artists have failed  to secure a satisfactory snapshot of  the royal visitor. He was not here to  pose for them. It remained for The  Family Herald and "Weekly Star of  Montreal to secure a portrait that  would be satisfactory, aud they have  succeeded. Just before leaving for  Canada the prince gave a special sitting to the celebrated London, England, photographer, Van Dyke. Tlje  agents of The Family Herald were  instructed to secure the right to reproduce it in Canada, and that great  weekly is now offering it to its  readers.  The Sun has succeeded in making  an arrangement with The Family  Herald and Weekly Star by which  our readers may have The Sun, Tho  Family Herald and Weekly Star for  one year and a copy of the portrait for  $2.25. The demand for this portrait  in Canada will be enormous, and we  advise our readers to take advantage  of this opportunity without delay.  This is an eight roomed house in  excellent state of repair, situated on  the outskirts of the city, being Lot 7,'  Block 5, and comprisingabont 4 acres  of finest cultivated land.  We consider this property worth  $3000 easily.  Today It is offered for  $1700.  For further particulars see  .IAS. II. RYLEY, Davis  Block, or  GEO. C. EGG, Manager for Hugh  W. Robertson.??  "DIAMOND DYE" OLD  GARMENTS LIKE NEW  Any woman can dye faded, shabby  wearing apparel,'whether wool, silk, cotton, linen or mixed goods to any color,  just like new, by following simple directions in each package of "Diamond Dyes."  c        Our Government  The,teacher of a little rural school  was trying to acquaint the youthful  mind with all the working of the  federal government, its bodies and  their duties. Having covered the lesson, she began her review, asking:  "How many houses of parliament  are there?"  Answer���������Two.  "Name them."  Very promptly and without malicious intent, one iittle girl piped up:  "The house of commons and the  honse of refuge."  Everybody who has heard the story  thinks she hit the nail upon the head.  THERE IS ONLY ONE  GENUINE ASPIRIN  Only Tablets with ' 'Bayer Cross"  are Aspirin���������No others!  If you don't see the "Bayer Cross"  on the tablets, refuse them���������they are  not Aspirin at all.  Insist on genuine "Bayer Tablets of  Aspirin" plainly stamped with the safety  "Bayer Cross"���������Aspirin prescribed by  physicians for nineteen years and proved  safe by millions for Headache, Toothache, Earache, Rheumatism, Lumbago,  Colds,   Neuritis,    and    Pain   generally.  Handy tin boxes of 12. tablets���������also  larger "Bayer" packages. Made in  Canada.  Aspirin is the trade mark (registered  in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  Monoaceticaeidester of Salicylicacid.  While 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, the  "Bayer Cross."  Lbs.  350  475  80  290  A couple of   olfl   cudgers got   into  ������������������quarrel and lauded before the   local  agistrate.  The loser, turning to   his  Opponent   in    a  combative frame  of  mind, cried:  "I'll law vou to the cir  cuit court." "I'm   willin'," said   the  other      "An' I'll   law you to the su  preme court."    "I'll be thar."   "An'  I'll law you to 'ell!"  "My attorney'll  be there," was the calm reply.  KEAL ESTATE  FIRE INSURANCE  and Financial Agent  120  C50  TAKES OFF DANDRUFF,  HAIR STOPS FALLING  Save your Hair!    Get a small bottle  of Danderine right now���������Also  stops itching scalp.  Bruncli  Office: Royal  Bank  Klujfi.  GEO. C.  EGG  hi charge  Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy  ���������hair ds mute evidence of a neglected  scalp; of dandruff���������that awful scurf.  There is nothing so destructive to  the hair as dandruff. It robs the hair  of its lustre, its strength and its very  life; eventually producing a fevcrish-  ness and if/Jiang of the scalp, which if  above ' not remedied  causes the hair  roots to  shrink. loosen and die���������then the hair  falls out fast. A little Dandorire tonight���������now���������any time���������will surely save  your hair.  Get   a   small   bottle   of   Knowlf.on's  Danderine from  any drug store.    You  surely can have beautiful hair and lots  of if if von will Just try a little Dan-  the average yielded a little over a ton   derine.    Save your hair!    Try it!  table, the addition of a grass to both  clover and alfalfa increased the yield,  it being more pronounced in the case  of the clover. In the past two years  tho clover and grass mixtures have on  EAEM   LANDS OUR  SPECIALTY  Nelson       GRAND FORKS       Trail  Yale Barber Shop  -Razor Honing a Specialty"  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Vat.k Mot ml, First Stkkkt  gs  MR BUSINESS qJWAN,  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 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.  iSf II IP  ta  Tb  BO HE    SUN.    GRAND    FORKS,    B. C.  New? of the City  Hutu aud Dorothy Ruins, of Oro  ville, passed through ILie city Mon-j  d-iy evening in a motor car for Spo-1  kane. They had received word from i  Spokane that their sister, Lila, was  critically ill with'inflnenza, and that  she' was not expected to reeover.  Ed Stanaway drove the car from  from Oroville to this city, and Mr,  Burns, the father of the girls, joined  the party here as relay chauffeur.  It has been learned that the party  had considerable tire trouble on  the  .Government" to Be Asked  to Gcant Gounicipal  Gouncile the''Required  Power to Do So  Victoria, Feb   7 ���������Following aev  way do.vn owing to the rough roads, ,  and they did not reach Spokane un- jeral conferences held between the  til :> o'clock the following afternoon, j committee of the G W. V. A. and the  The latest intelligence from Spokane ' Union of the Municipalities of Brit-  is to the effect that Miss Lila's cou | ish Columbia, a satisfacrory sigrperil lion is somewhat improved. j mem has been reached on the ques-  _ . I tion of abating taxes.in the   case  of  E E. Gibson, of. the West Koote- jlue widows of soldiers, disabled men  nay Power"* Light company, re | aud other soldiers. The provincial  turned from Spokane on Wednesday ' legislature is to be asked im.mecli.ate-  and left yesterday for Hedley, where jiy t0 grant the required power to the  different municipal councils in order  that the system may   become   effec  be is now located.    Mr. Gibson had  b;en inSpokane with his   wife, who  has been in poor health  lately,   and j tive.  she  will   remain  in   that city for a j    The".������������������ municipalities .   may     now  short ttme for meoical treatment.      j "abate or rebate or extend the period  ,-,     T     .     ,,   ,--      ,    ,,      t-tr -.-of-' payment   of auy taxes, rates or  K.    Louis   Mytton, ot   the   West!       "/ J '  rr r,       '   i>   t-'.. : local improvement assessment or aDv  Kootenay rower & Lignt company, : ���������     , ���������'  ,       ,.     j" "'i o    u    .       pirt tnereo(,upon tne .properrty heM  returned yesterday from   Koobester,   r ' .    '   .       ;-.  one has had good success from a certain source one vear, the safest plan  will be to order from the same  sou-cic another year.  S.mietimes novelties have not apparently been compared very care  fully with the best of the older varieties before being offered for sale,  as they do not prove superior, if as  ori.od. Whih> it k intr r'-stirg to test  varieties, ii is well not to spend  much money on them until they  have been tested at '.lie experiment!),  staliou.  Another adviuitnge of ordering  early i.s that, one can test the gnr  minating power of a seed before  spring soihat there will be time to  order again if- the germination is  poor. Often seed is ordered so laie  that when it is sown and the plants  do not come up there is not time to  order again, and one loses the crop.  When there is a s-hortage of many  kinds of supplies, as there is at pres  ecu. it is very dt-sirable to order  early the material needed for next  season's operations.  T.  ������  >i������y 5  iid Jewellery  In great variety  ������ ty  ,ss  Minn., to which place he went for  medical treatment.- His friends will  regret to learn that he failed to ob~  tain any relief for his'malady.  Just what you want for that boy's  or girl's lunch���������good Jonathan and  Wagner apples; 75c will (ill your  apple box. A. D. Morricon;  Gasoline engine, 2 h.p. (new), for  sale- 20 ft. shaft, pump, jack, pul������  leys, etc., complete. Apply Mrs.  Btuart Bell, Grand Forks, B, C.  \V. J. Galipeau return on Friday  from Rossland, where he has completed his contract for the Grand  Forks Concrete company.' .    -  Charles Haverty returned on  Sun  day from Anyox,   and   will   spend   a  short vacation at his home here.  or used as the residence of tbewido"-  or Orphan of any deceased soldier or  any disabled aoldier."'  IF.YOUR CHILD IS CROSS,  FEVERISH, CONSTIPATE.  Look,   Mother!     If tongua  is coatsd?  cleanse little bowels with "California Syrup of Figs."  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  END STOMACH TROUBLE,  GASES QR DYSPEPSR  "Pape's  Diapepsin" makes sick, sot.p  gassy stomachs surely fee! fine  in five minutes.  If what you  just  ate is  souring  o:  your   stomach   or   lies   like  a   Inirip   r  lead,   or   you   holch   ijaa   and   cructr.'  sour, undigested food, or have a fee!In.  of dizziness, heartburn, fullness, naiisr.:  bad  taste in mouth  and stomach-he?u  ache, you can get reli-'f iu five minute;-  by neutralizing acidity.    Put an end i..  such stomach distress now by getting a  large fifty-cent efic-e of. !'ape's Diapepsi.-.  from any drujr  :-:tcr>      You  realize in  five minutes henv nei:<:.\';.s it is to suffer  from indigestion, dyspepsia or n:iy stomach disorder caused by food fermentation  due to excessive acid in stomach.  TENDERS WANTED  Mothers ���������'. can rest easy after giving  "California 'Syrup of Figs," because in  a few hours all the clogged-up -waste,  sour bile and fermenting food gently  moves out of the bowels, and you have  a well, playful child again.  Sick children needn't be coaxed to  take this harmless "fruit laxative."  Millions of mothers keep it handy because .they know its action 'on the stomach, liver and bowels is prompt and sure.  Ask your druggist for a bottle of  "California Syrup of Fis;s," which contains directions for babies, children, of.  all ages and- for grown-ups.  FOR SALE���������Six-room,.liousc9  one block iroxn postoffice;  very central; ������������6tl business  location; easy terms... -Apply  Sim office.  Those wishing, neat pign painting  to ornament t'mur husiue.-H places  should call on W. P. O'Connor, a  returned soldier.  LI  CORN  Apply few drops then lift  sore,  touchy corns off with  fingers  SISAMSDTICNDISUS are invited for  the conveyance of pupils to the  Central .School from the disiriet adjoining the Tom Powers and K.  Hughes ranches  The successful tenderer will he required to cover u route proceeding  past the P. DeWildu ranch and re-  turiiin" via the K V. Lw* ������������������"���������'u'i.  over the Co>por bridge, thence direct  to the school.  This service calls for one trip only  ,,.������������������ school day, in the morning, the  conveyance to he made l" a suitahle  vehicle with the full protection from  the weather provided.  All   tenders   to   he   sea'cd, market  "Tender for   Conveyance,'  addressed  tfHli'o SHRi'ftury School Board, Crand  Forks I'-. C, nnd will ho i-ocuivmI up  to'unrl including   Tuesday,    I'V-Oruary  17M., 1020. .  The uuove contract is for a    period  t(jmiilllrin������M:ln!I.Slsb,   M������    '1 en   I  ,|,.r to state pri'iv l"-,,,|,Inl>nn, ,  S.j.-'relivryE"- |;.,.-.-d :;f Hcln.r.n i n.  Seed Orders and Supplies  The new seed catalogues are coin  ing in with their lists of novelties  and staple varieties attractively advertised, and one gets much enjoyment in turning over the p-^es of  one of these catalogues and mentally  picturing the tin* crops one will  have next summer. Often, howevar,  the catalogue is laid aside without  the order being sent, and nothing  further is done until spring, when  it may be too late to get what is de  sired. The quantity available of the  best strains of vegetables aud flowers is usually small, hence it is very  important to order early before tbn  stock is exhausted.  There is a greatdifference between  the best and the poorest strains. Thn  slock of the   best  has I ee ���������    rigidly  selected    so   that a large proportion  will   come   true   to   type, whereas  stock which has not   been   kept   up  by selection   may   have a bad mixture of types, and the resulting crop  will be very unsatisfactory.    This i.-  of so much importance that,   with si  crop   likf    the   cauliflower, For   in  stance, where a strain that will   give  a    lur"t-r   propoition of   good heads  means much profit and a poor strain  may   mean    very   link', it   puys the  inaiket u u'dent-r   when    in:    g-ts    a  good strain t'i hold ,iv. r    -vhat  see  he does not U:!e until   another   yeaid  as he -will then be *ure of   having  a  trond strain ru:::t year.   This mnthod  would    not,    however,    serve     with  onion, which Iu.s'jh    its   germinating  power very rapidly, hence .-hould be  purohns'-d eve<-y  yi-'ir.     '1'liere    is   a  wonderful     difference     in    onions.  Doesn't hurt a bit! Drop a little  Preezone on an aching corn, instantly  that corn stops hurting, then you lift  it right out.    Yes, magic!  A tiny bottle of Freezone costs but a  few cents at any drug store, but "is sufficient to remove every hard corn, soft  corn, or corn between the toes, and the  calluses, without soreness or irritation.  Freozone is the sensational discovery  of a Cincinnati genius.   It is wonderful.  Victoria, B. C Jan. 21st, 1920.  TIMBER SALE X2102  SEALED TEKDEUK  will be  received l.y the  Minister of Lands not later than imon  on the 26th day of l'\ hrnary, 1920. for the  purchase of Lif'onse X211)2, to t:ul 1.021 0i;l>  feet of inr,Tamarac. Cedar and White Pine  and 400 Cords of Cordwo'id on Lot 91s, silu-  att near b'ife, Siinilkaineen  Di'-trict.  Two (2) years will be allowed for r> inoval  of timber.  b'urtlier particulars of the Chief Forester.  Victoria. M. O., or District Forester, Nelson, 15. C  KETTLE VALLEY  RAILWAY COMPANY  NOTICE  "Quality' .Jewellers  Bridge Street," - Next Door B.-C. Telephone Office  Fine-Watch'Repairing a1'Specialty  931  Minimum price of first-class 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 pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions  with joint residence, but each making  necessary improvements on respective  claims. < ���������,   .-..'-.  Pre-emptors must occupy,claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of ?]0 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, arid has made proportionate improvements, he may, bo-  cause 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-emptib'iV'if he  requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements ��������� made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.  ������.-'������������������.  Unsurveycd areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  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 acres  may be purchased; oonditions include  payment of stumpage.  Natural hay meadows inaccessible  by existing roads. may be purchased  conditionalupon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price,' is,made.  PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE      GRANTS  ACT. "  The scope of this Act is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within whioh the heirs or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act is extended  from for one year from the death of  such person, as formerly, until one  year after the conclusion of the present  war. This privilege is also made retroactive.  No fees relating to pre-emptions are  due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918.  Taxes are remitted for five years.  Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August  4, 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 enlistment to March 31, 1920.  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 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, 1926.  GRAZING.  Grazing Act, 19Hl for systematic  development of livestock industry provides for grazing districts and range  administration uri8������r Commissioner.  Annua! grazing 'permits issued based  on numbers ranged; priority for established owners. Steck-owners may  form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits  for settlers, campers or travellers, up  ��������� o ten head.  Job Printing at The Sun office fit  practically the same prices as before  the big war startPtl.  Th-- S'iii is a $:J newspapor sold  at 81 per yenr,  uSoim'tini":! from tlm ,-"h1 of one  I .stork a lata- proportion will be  I liiol; hocks wbi'f! from another moM  ��������� t i  ilatil-'  TIIK KKTTI.K VAU.IiY HAT'.WAY COM-  I puny will apply lo Mi<> I'arlinrnciit of  ('nini'in Mt iis next. .Sr-i-dnii for iui Act niitlior  iziiiu it Id eonstinct*tlio following lines of  rail wn.v:  (a) From ii point tit or near Conlmoiit on  thr Joint-cetion opi'i'iiteil !���������>' llu; Applicant  t'liiiipiiny mid the Viiiienuver, Victoria aiul  Kuntt'i'ii Itaihvivy and Nnvi^'tio" Company,  tliein-c in a sreimrul soutbori.v direction, n  distune'! of about 12 miles to the -o-cillcd  Uriinite f'rue.-U ciiinl ureiis, in the I'rovincc ol  Hritinli Coliiinliiit,  And further'(���������xtetiiliiij; tlin time within  which it iimy comiii'-nce the construction of  the followiiu: lines of railway which it has  licrotoi'oio been duly authorized to cot:-  struct:  (b) l'Yfiin ii jiolnt at or near Onuid Forks to  ������ point Hii miles up the North Fork of I ho  Kettle lilvcr, in tho said i'roviiieo.  (e) From a point at or near Otter Summit  hv the most, fensiblo route to the Aspen  tirovn mineral district, in the said Province,  n ili..timce of about Wi miles.  And further aiitliori/iti^ it to increase its  hoicliiifr powers In reupect of Hie sniil linns of  railway to $"i),(il)0 |ier mile, and for other  pu;-|)o-cs.  1'iiteil at Montreal this tilth day of .1 miliary,  Wliti.  H.<:. OSWaI-I),  t'ei'ivtary. Keltic Valley Railway '.'onipuu.v.  I'liic-.l..-. Til o in | is mi, Hur:,'ess <fc Cote,  < ittuwn Agentb.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKK   your   repairs to   Annson, shoo   re  !      .airer.     Tho    Hub.    Look  for  the   Big  1  Hoot.  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FORFINE PRINTING  'rintixig  rWVKE value of wcll-  printcd, neat tip-  pcaring stationery as  a mcanso! getting and-.  Iioldlmg desirable business lias been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewliere.  Wedding invitations  Bcil 1 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 J  Faces  THE  SUN  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101  fc^->���������  ' "'���������, V/H"' -T'iTyfl'i������^-"  AMD PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatlv   Done  R. C. IVJoGOTCHEON

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