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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Feb 20, 1920

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 Ke.nle?������������51ey 'Orchardist  19TH YEAE-No   17  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,FEBRUARY 20, 1920  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PEE YEAR  Three Representative Organizations Pass Resolutions Galling for More  Speed  The irrigation question is again  being brought to the fore in this  district. ' As C. A. S Atwood has  expressed a willingness to interview  the minister of lands on this subject  during his coming visit to the coast,  the Grand Forks Farmers' Institute,  at its meeting last Saturday, unanimously adopted the following reso  lution to support any representations that he might make to the  government:  "ToHon. Mr   Patullo, Minister of  Lands:  "Resolved by the Grand Forks  Farmers' Institute re irrigation pto-  ject���������  "Whereas, The engineers have  now completed their survey; and  whereas, their rsport is now in the  hands of your department; and  whereas, several orchardisls in this  valley are under the necessity of  putting in private systems at considerable expense, if the promptest  action is not taken by the government; and whereas, if such installations are made, it "will offer a considerable hindrance to the proposed  scheme. Therefore be it resolvod,  "That this Farmers' Inetitute  u*ge the Minister to make known as  early as possible the decision of his  department, and that steps to organize a Municipality be taken as  .���������soon as possible."  At a meeting of the executive of  the newly organized local branch of  the United Farmers of British Col  umbia, yesterday afternoon, a similar resolution was unanimously  adopted, and Mr, Atwood was.desig-  nated as the delegate to present it  to the government. It is also understood that a special meeting of  the city council was held some time  during the week, and that Mr. Atwood will also carry a resolution on  the same subject from that body  with him to the coast.  Tliree Injured in a Drop  of Twenty Feet Through  Space  forcing or stimulation of   any kind, j  so that tbey come to   the   breeding'  season full of vim and vigor. To obtain and retain this condition, green  feed should be plentifully -supplied.  Chopped   clover, sprouted   oats   or  mangels are all good.  The pullets used should be   early  hatched,   vigorous   and   well   ma-[Only-' One Person Out of  tured.  To these selected  females ' should  be mated either vigorous cock birds  that have already    been   proven   as  breeders' or strong,    vigorous, weli  matured cockerels that are not  only  the sons of high-produeing hens, but  the  brothers .-of  pullets, that  have  shown   by ; their   performance that  they.carry the quality   for high pro  duction.  Do not make the matings too  large. A good, vigorous cockerel of  the general purpose type on free  ranee may successfully look after  fifteen or twenty or even more females, but the same bird in confine  ment might "fall down" lamentably  with more than half that number.  Bo not expect a cock to attend to  the number of females that a cock''  eret would, and if you are looking  for early chickens use cockerels at  the head of the breeding pens, as  they are much more reliable early  in the season.  Officers for Ensuing' Year  Elected at.the Annual  Meeting" Held Last  Thursday  The annual meeting of the I O D  E. was held in the chapter room on  Thursday, February 12, with 'twenty-three members present.  .Reports were read by the secretary  and treasurer of work  done  during  the past year.    The  treasurer's   re  port showed   that 81191   had been  raised during the year.  The election of officeis for the ensuing year resulted as follows:  Regent, Mrs. Kingston; first vice-  regent, Mrs. Niles; second vice-  regent, Mrs. Reid; secretary, Mrs.  Davis; treasurer, Mrs. Henniger;  educational secretary,Mrs. Stephens;  echoes secretary, Mrs. Taylor; standard bearer, Miss Hall.  [experimental fahms note ]  By this time it should be fairly  well decided what birds are to be  used in the breeding pens. I    The  following  is  the  In the main,   dependence  should I ancl maximum temperature for each  placed on hens, but it is always well j ^ ^rin������   thc   lm8t    ^ek, as re  ...    . ,,    J      ,    I corded by the government thermom-  to use some ot tho best pullets, as by ; eLer on ������ F. ������awa, raQch.  so doing a year's time is very   often \ ^  savecl- I Feb.    13���������Friday .' 33  As   none   but   the   best   pullets  An automobile accident that  might have resulted fatally to the  occupants of the car occurred on the  Fourth street bridge last Sunday.  As it was, only one person received  injuries''of a minor natnred, the  others escaping without a scratch.  Inspector King, of tbe Mounted  Police, started out for a spin around  the valley with his wife and Mrs.  'D. W. Hodsdon, of Victoria. When  be got on the approach of tbe  bridge at this end, where the grade  is quite steep, he attempted to ap  ply the brake.. But apparently, from  all accounts, the brake failed to  work, and the car swerved around  crashed through the side railing  and plunged to the ground below, a  distance of about twenty feet. With  the exception of a severe shaking  up, Mr. and Mrs. King escaped  without a scratch, although the lat  ter was extricated grom beneath the  car .after, the accident; -Mrs. Hodsdon was not so fortunate, however,  and her injuries consisted of a broken  nose, a couple of teeth knocked out)  and a badly scratched face. She is  now in the Grand Forks hospital.  The car was badly wrecked.  "Our surplus revenue in nine  months over current expenditure  wfis $2,803,047,! and our surplus  over all expenditure was$1,362,041..  instead of an overdraft at the bank  of SI,800,000, the province has today standing to its cred t, at the  bank a cisb credit on account of  consolidated revenue fund of Si,  645,91494."  FERTILIZERS IN  GAR LOAD LOTS  At the Farmers'Institute meeting last Saturday it was decided to  at once send to the Victoria Chemi  cai company for a car of fertilizprs,  the ranchers in attendance making  up a carload among them. The fertilizer, being purchased through the  institute, saves members 10 percent,  as the company allows that discount  to the institute.  As the ranchers are all getting  busy again, it was decided not to  hold another meeting until Saturday, March 13, at 8 p.m.  As Mr. Alwood expressed bis  willingness to interview the minis  ter of lands regarding the irrigation  project, he was asked to present to.'the  governmen* the resolution adopted  by the iustitute on this subject.  UNIIEraiRS  A New Organization That  May Enter Provincial  Politics���������List of Officrs  Elected  A new farmers' organization  which may play an important part  in the future political destinies of  this province was launched in this  last Thursday, when a largely attended meeting of ranchers took the  initiatory steps in the formation of a  local branch or the United Farmern  of British Columbia.  The officers elected are: President,  Mr. Mudie; vice-president, C. A. S.  Atwood;secretary, A. Peunoyer; executive committee, C. C. Heayen,  Thomas Povers and A. D. Morri  son. Mr. At-vcod was cho:en digits to the | rrjvir.cisl convention,  which is to. be held in Vancouver  on the 23rd and 24th  inst.  A long discussion ensued to the  whether or not the new organization  should take part in provincial politics. The delegate was finally.instructed to vote in favor of the pro-  iVioaiai.Qrganization entering the political arena.  Mrs. Ralph Smith wa3 informed  by tbe premier in tbe house at Victoria on Friday that 825,000,000 is  tbe estimated cost of completing the  Pacific Great Eastern railway to  Swan lake, including the Ashcroft  Revenue for Nine Months ! c it-off from Clinton.    To  complete  Province Has Big Task on  Its Hand? to Gomeplete  the Line to Swan  Lake  GIOLMA RESOLUTION  AMENDED IN HOUSE  Has Exceeded Estimates  i t ie road from its   present  terminus  PREPARING FOR THE  BREEDING SEASON  THE WEATHER  Minister  to Prince George will cost $4,000,-  for Twelve,Says Finance o00, including equipment. No estimates have been made of the cost of  building the branch lines into the  Horsefly country or from Cottonwood to Barkerville.  Mrs. Smith further asked:    "Will  not the cost of such   branch    lines,  Victoria, Feb. 19.���������Filing the  report of tbe   comptioller general   in  the legislature yesterday, Hon. John i   ,     ., f   e . .���������      ,.  e 3 3' j plus the cost of completing the pres-  Hart, minister of finance, said:  "In       ,       .    ,���������       ,    ��������� ,   ,,  ent main line, be in   excess  or   the  view   of   the  remarks made by the   ,,,.,. ,-> ���������       0I,   ,v    ,.���������  3 Willow or Bowron rivers?      io   this  leader of ihe opposition to the effect:., . ������������������   ,      ,,,-,   ,     ,  11 : the premier   replied:    "Costs   have  that my department  must  have  an j     . , , ,   ,     r ,-       ..  J      l I not been computed,    irrespective ot  overdraft at the bank iLif at least ������1,- i , ,       ���������     ,.       , ,    ,���������  '  ��������� location ot main   Ii tie, branch   lines  800,000, I would draw the attention;        , .    ... , , . .      , ���������  '      ' i would still have to  be   considered.  of thc house to this report.  The legislature at Victoria on  Friday rejected Mr. Giolma's resolution calling on the Dominion government to "cease charity doles" to  returned, men and to substilure a  policy of expenditures on necessary  public works. Instead, it passed an  amended resolution which "humbly  but firmly" <asks the Dominion gov  ernmentto annul the order in council "in 30 far as the granting of out  of work doles in British Columbia is  concerned." It also urges the Dominion government to expedite as  much as possible the commence  ment of projected and new public  works in this province and so contribute to the available avenues of  employment.  Those who voted for the original  motion were Messrs. Giolma, Mcintosh, Burdo, Duncan, F. j. A Mackenzie, A. McDonald, MeGeer and  Mrs. Itdlph Smith.  minimum \     -You will find," he wenton,"that  the estimated revenue for  the   year  ending   March   31, 1920, was  $10,-  | 200,9G0.    1 am glad to say that the  Min    reveriue received for the nine months  J7 lending   December   31,  1919,   total  34  14���������Saturday..  15- Sund'ty  33  10���������Monday    29  17���������Tuesday  36  18���������-Wednesday .. 36  19 -Thursday  37  G.P.R. OFFICIALS WILL  BE HERE WEDNESDAY  ANDREWS ORCHARD  SOLD THIS WEEK  week   of  The sale was made  thi  the   Andrews   ranch,  fourteen acres of land,   comfortable  house and bearing orchard.    This ia  consituug ot  should have been carried over the  second 3eason, there should bs very  little culling of the hens required.  However, there are always a few  that have not kept in prime breeding condition, some may have put' ^e'tec' snpw..  on too much fat, others   may   have;  shown a tendency to colds or other The l.O.D.E. masquerade in the  undesirable qualities. These should Biden hall lasf Friday evening was  not be put into the breeding pens, well attended, and it proved to be  The hens iptended for breeders an enjoyable affair for those who at-  should be carried through the win- tended, as well as profitable to the  ter in a  normal  condition   without society.  Miyor   Acre1*   today   received   a  telegrnm from   Divisional   Superin-  14 j ������10,609,454, or $400,000 gieater for' tendent W.O.Miller, saying that | a ver> desirable piece of orchard  ['ft i the nine months than we hud ex-1 he and Mr. Peters, general supenn-j l-,roPerl>' wilmn tno cit)' limits,  JJ*! pooled   to   receive   in   the   twelve j tendent of western'   lines, will    visit! m;ar lhe 'Slln orchard, and was pur-  15 j mouths. (Grand Forks next Wedesday. A phased by W. 11. McMillan. The  31       "You will find that we   had  esti-1 special meeting of the   city   council j Ijrice   is Said   to be   around $.'1000,  Incline \ mated our expenditure for the twelve | will be held Wednesday night to dis-  lnG  p!lle    ljeino   made   through the  ���������17 ! months at $11,071,113   on   current j cu.a8 lne depot   mutter"  wfth   them. -roal eytale u(,ice of 's- T- Hul1  account, and $2,242,190 for   capital! The   ratepayer should attend    this'   "    account, or $13,313,303 in all. Our  expenuiture for the nine months to  December 31, 1919, came to$7,S06,  meeting.  j     Messrs. Niles' and Gardner's rfnks     ; 0j tji(., cur]j,,g c]uij had a "big feed"  t'-iid   left   yesterday    for at Peter Fare's on Wednesday night.  F.   W  406 on current account and $1,3 11, j Seattle, wh-rehewill   probably   re- fn a contest eailier   in   the-   evening  006 on capital   account, or 69, 147,-   main, as   he    ban   a   couple of good for the supper, Mr. Niles' rink    .vus  412 in all.                                               IpusiiioiiB in view in that city. elected to foot the bill. M^^ai^xitttimu&yiissx&toigfi^  THE   SUN,    GEAND   FORKS,   B.C.  J$\x$dranft Ufarkg :.#tnt  AN INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  "TJELLO,MAKS !  Yes, this is the earth-  iJ-    Evans,   of   Grand    Forks,   speaking  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain).. SI.00  One Year (in the United States)     1.50  Address all communications to  Thk Grand Pomes Sun,  1 honk 101R     , _    Grand 'Forks, B. C.  - OFFICE:.   COLUMBIA AVENUE, AND LAKE. STREET...  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1920  We have  not  been  able to convince ourselves that it would be to the best interests'of  the farming industry of British Columbia for  the farmers of the province to enter the political arena as a distinct party.   The clamor for  such action has undoubtedly been greatly' intensified by the recent victories of the farmers in Ontario.   But  the  farmers  in   British  ������������������Columbia are not as numerous in  proportion  to the population of the province  as they  are  in   Ontario, nor  are  the}7  as well organized,  and it might be many years before they could  elect a-majority of the members to the  legis-  ture. In the meantime, .were they  to engage  in open warfare against the government of the  day,   the  encouragement  with which the industry  has   been   treated in the past, and is  being   treated  with today, might  be  greatly  abated,   or  withdrawn altogether,   in   which  event not only the farmers but all other classes  of citizens would suffer, because the prosperi:  ty  of a  community  is dependent to a great  extent on the prosperity of the farmers.   The  farmers in this district say they do not  want-  complete  control  of the   government���������they  only want to elect enough members to secure  the balance of pewer.    It  seems  to  us   that  this object cpuId be attained by  placing  men  of their own call:ng in nomination in the   old  parties.    By following this course they would  not run the risk of losing the good-will of the  successful party.  The most striking thing that could happen  right now would be for everybody to go to  work.  The necessity of regaining export trade���������a  necessity that confronts nearly all the nations  of the world���������is leading to a reviving, of the  great industrial fairs at which new inventions  are exhibited. Argentina, Austria, Belgium,  China, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland,  France, Germany, Great Britain, Holland,  Italy, Japan, Java, Norway, Roumania, South  Africa, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland have  already arranged to hold expositions; and because it is so long since there has been any  opportunity to compare the manufactures of  the different countries, the fairs are sure to be  interesting.  Twelve thousand applicants for a French  bonus for families of nine or over implies  108,000 interested. Not so bad a showing  for a people whose population has been supposed to be dwindling  Can   not   some  one  invent a  practicable  muzzle for people who drink wood alcohol?  If labor conditions in the cities continue to  At the first opportune time, send me clown  a  bottle of that famous three-star Bachus  Ambrosial Nectar that the gods used to celebrate  their birthdays with���������I expect to have a birthday myself pretty soon.    You  might camouflage  the  bottle as Martian baptismal water,  because the total abstainers, are  now confiscating and  consuming  everything that has a  'kick' to it. Under the strict restrictions that  now govern our liquor.traffic, they appear  to  have acquired an unquenchable thirst.    Yes,  you may be right���������if I order too many bottles  I may acquire a chronic thirst myself.    But it  is not within the range of probability that I will  be able to drink enough to become a total abstainer!. I once  knew   one. of. these people  away back in 1918 who ordered  two cases of  the strongest Scotch whisky to cure  a  toothache���������and  I very strongly suspected that the  man had false teeth at that! Of course I don't  know -how false t^eth act when they commence  to ache, but it seems to me that they should not  require any more medicine  than   the  natural  teeth.  "The last bottle you sent had ...a 'kick' in it  as strong as a yardful of mules. I must tell  you my experiences with.that bottle !" When  it arrived I was just getting ready to put on  my electric wings and to go up into the higher  altitudes for'a little cool, fresh air,the day being  warm and sultry. As it was the first consignment I had received from'that source, I  was naturally curious to see how the liquor  looked, and in opening the bottle I spilled a  few drops on ray wings. As it appeared to be  all right, I replaced the cork', put the bottle  aside and started on my flight. I noticed from  the first that my control of my wings was not  as complete as it had been in former flights,  and that they persisted in going in a zigzag  course, but I attributed this to too mueh electricity in the air and continued on my course,  hoping that when I reached a higher altitude  they would recover from their tantrums. When  I arrived at the height usually travelled by the  aerial delivery trucks, however, my wings began to stagger like a drunken sailor, and, although I did my utmost to prevent it, I ran  into several of the trucks, disarranging the  parcels and making a sorry mess of the goods.  The epithets that were hurled at me by the lady  drivers were not at all complimentary. These  young tomboys used language that .the jitney  drivers in London before the war would have  envied. They appeared to have no respect for  grey hair���������my hair is now beginning to turn  grey.t They strongly hinted that the aerial  policeman must be asleep on his beat. In this  supposition they may have been correct, because repeated charges have lately been made  that our guardian of the air is in the habit of  crawling into an air pocket behind some friendly clouds to take a nap.  "My unfortunate mix-up with the delivery  floats spoiled my afternoon's outing, and I returned to my home. After opening a couple of  bottles of cold air in my library, I decided to  sample the contents of the bottle I had received earlier in the day. I was fully convinced  that the strength of the" drops of liquor I hadj  spilled on my wings before starting on my out-1  ing was responsible for their erractic action inj  midair, and I took a portion of the contents'  and diluted it by adding four parts of water���������  the usual quantity of-clilutant used by the  druggists when they were the whisky profiteers  t  \  Headache, nervousness, stomach trouble and many other  bodily ills can be traced directly to defective eyesight.  Frequently su hills are corrected in a few days' time by  procuring a p;ir of glasses. Of course the glassps have  to suit, find to determine what is rpquired you should  have your eyes examined. Call aocTlet us examine your  eyes and fit you with tbe right kind of glasses. ',   '  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  ^:  I  Of .all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why hu$ 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 b$>  cTHiller m Gardner  '    Complete Home Furnishers]  C.T..  Farmers' Exchange  T  Real   Estate.     Farm  Lands  and   Fruit  Orchards for Sale.  Headquarters for Fresh Ftuits.  Employment Office.  Bridge /Street,  Next  B.   C.  Telephone  DEALER IN  POLES  POSTS  RAILROAD  TIES  Office  rand Forks Transfer Company  DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  G<  oat an  oo  ii<  aie  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  Pfione 64  r  You Answer the  If you work in-a store or an ofiice, your  ambition is to give service. What do you  answer, when the telephone rings? Hello?  Or, do you announce the name of your  firm or the department? "Hello" signifies  only that someone is talking. It entails  interrogation and results in loss of time.  In many cases, it causes annoyance. Why  not'be efficient and courteous?  be such as to attract young men away from i0f British Columbia.! To play safe, 1 gave my  the farms-because of easy work, tho workmen I hired man a small drink of this mixture. ' He  may find themselves with easy hours and bi<^ i itnmediatoly began to talk to himself in a dead  money and nothing to eat. This was the man- hiuguage���������presumably German.������   I concluded  .-i    firt -i-i-       r   v nn���������,        ���������  ��������� ,      that it was still too strong, and added four more  ner  in which   the Hon. J. L. Uaron, minister, ���������.,,.. c, .,(������������������,���������,��������� ���������, ,   ��������� , D   .  , . ...  .    , .        .       .       !     .      .   parts ot water, and risked taking a drink   my-  of agriculture summed up the situation m ad- self blii-olVj ,.0tiring. I had beautiful dreams  dressing the agricultural committee at Quebec, that  night  about all the  planets, including  Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up   enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.  Venus."  'AtKomo future periotl, v/hi'n wlmless telephony is Rstiihllsliod  with Mars, it is supposed that tho.-ie "TtiUts" will uctimlly t:iko  plnci.1.  I.Uiolit 1I..7J.    tin 11)10     flAboilt 19.VI.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs  and Good  Horses at All  Hours  at  the  Mode! Livery Barn  ML H. Barns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  Office I  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  PETERSEN & DINSMORE, Proprietors u  I l'������  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  News Items and Comment Which  Appeared in The Sun for-the  '" Corresponding Week Eigh-  teen Years Ago.  A week or so ago The Sun reported  tlie presence of meadow larks in large  numbers. Today G. A. McLeodr.the  cuBtoms officer, reports pansies in full  bloom near the residence of YV. L  Wells. What could better speak the  beauties of our climate?  J H. -Kennedy, chief engineer of  the. V.-V. & K., had the misfortune  to fall and break his right arm at the  .'". wrist. Saturday afternoon, while directing somo survey work on a side  hili near Columbia ,  The Owl music hall opened Satur-  diy uight with the Kirschner orchestra as the attraction  J. 0. Fletcher, recently a compositor in the Gazette office, left Satnrday  with the intention of.going direct to  Mexico.  Martin Dufour, it is reported, will  take an interest with J. H. Pallett  in the Victoria dining rooms.  Mrs. William Dinemore died in  Vancouver last .week of pleurisy while  in that with her husband for the purpose of securing the services of an eye  specialist.  - Mayor    McCallum . will    leava   on  Wednesday  for   Victoria,    where he  .goes under, instructions from the Columbia city council.  _   Attorney W, H. P. Clement is hav  . ing an addition made to his residence  in Columbia.  Martin-Burrell is advertising a lee  ture entitled, "Is Life : Worth Liv*  ing?" to -be delivered by himself in  Biden's opera house  Thursday  night.  It has transpired that the rumor  that the Hot Air people were rnnning  a survey line over a^nd along the V.V.  it E right of way below this city was  founded on fact. As soon as Mr Kennedy became aware that such was the  case he wired John Manly at Republic that he must call off his surveyors  or force would be used to put them  oft'. A word to the wise proved sufficient. The surveyors came in and  have not returned.  Twelve cars of steel rails went up  the R. it G. F. iine Thursday from  the C PR. freight yards.  ���������J. Sucksmith has moved into the  cottage near The Sun office, recentiy  occupied by James New by.  for all soils.     But with a fairly fairly  good soil, from a well manured clovet-  soil as described, we should   consider  350 to 700 pounds of 3:9:6   commercial   fertilizer    would   represent   the  limit that may   he deemed desirable  and profitable.   This   would mean an  application   of   nitrogen    10������   to 21  pounds, of phosphoric acid 31-J to   (58  pounds and of potash 21 to 42 pounds  per acre. ,  If the ingredients are purchased rather than the   ready   mixek  fertililers (generally the more economical plan), the amounts would   be   nitrate of soda 75  to   150   pounds, superphosphate 200,to.'lOO* pounds and  sulphate   of  potash  40 to SO pounds  per acre.    On    light  and  very   poor  soils scantily manured/'the.' maximum  amounts here given may be s'imewliat  raised, dressings to  1000'. jSounds   or  more   per   acre   frequently.-proving  profitaole.    For soils rich in nitrogen,  as from clover and liberal   manuring,  the uitrogen in the above  recommen  dations may be.cutdown   one   third.  On clay loams the   potash   may likewise be reduced one third.  It is considered good practice by  many experienced potato growers to  supply a part of the nitrogen in the  form of an organic nitrogenous fertilizer, as dried blood. As both fertiliz  ers contain approximately the same  percentage of nitrogen, this may  readily be done by replacing half the  nitrate of soda in the above recommendation with an equal weight of  dried blood.  Probably the best plan of application is to broadcast the fertilizer mix-  rure on the prepared land when reworked in the spring and harrowed in.  If the method of puttingthe fertiiiz  er in the drill or furrjws is considered  more direct and more economical, care  should be . taken that the fertilizer  does not come into direct contact  wifh the sets.  e <uoryel{J&esidence  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 A acres  of finest cultivated land.  We consider this property worth  $3000 easily,   .  Today, it is  ������ilereel  for  $1700. "'";,  For further particulars see  JAS. II. RYLEY, Davis  Block, or  GEO. C. EGG, M.iiKJ������er for Hugh  W. ltol>ci'fcson.3  "DIAMOND DYE" OLD  GARMENTS LIKE NEW  Any woman caii dye faded, shabby  wearing apparel, whether wool, silk, cotton, linen or mixed goods to any color,  just like new, by following simpfe. directions .in each package of "Diamond Dyes."  FERTILIZERS FOR  THE POTATO CROP  [experimental fakms note.]  Of all ordinary farm crops   that  of  the dotato is probably the most profit  ably   responsive  to   liberal     feeding.  The acceptance of this statement does  not iu the least ignore   the  fact  that  there  are   several   other factors that  play   a   very   important part toward  success   in   potato   growing���������type of  soil, character of season and the cultivation and spraying of the crop���������but  it means that with these factors   favorable the   crop   is a very responsive,  one to applications of plant   food and  the yield will be approximately   corn  mensurate with   the  available   plant  food supply.  ft is generally conc-jded that there is  no bettor preparation for the crop  than a clover or alfalfa sod well man  ii red (10 to 20 tons per acre) and  ploughed in the late .summer or early  autumn. This pructico of fall ploughing ensures the decay of the sod and  manure- and provides a good supply of  humus, which is so useful in keeping  the soil moist, and at the same- time  allows for the preparation of the plant  fojd in forms available for the use of  the crop Spring dressings of matin re  are not desirable, as they tend to en  courage the development of scab.  As is well recognized, soils difPr  greatly as to their productiveness���������a  quality largely dependant upon rich  noss iu available plant food. Jnd-ed,  there aro no two soils exactly alike in  this respect, and this fact makes it  impossible to lay down hard and fast  directions for fertilizing or give a formula that would be equally applicable  A Bi������> 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 different to what  many expected.  No wonder a great tlemand has  been created for a real life-like portrait of our popular future king.  Photographers and artists have failed  to secure a satisfactory snapshot of  the royal visitor He was not here to  pose for them. It remained for The  Family Herald and Weekly Star of  Montreal to secure a portrait that  would be satisfactory, and they have  succeeded. -Just before leaving for  Cattada the prince gave a special sitting to the celebrated London,^England, photographer, VanDyke. The  agents of The Family Herald were  instructed to secure - the right to reproduce it in Canada, and that great  weekly is now offering .it to its  readers.  The Sun has succeeded in making  an arrangement with The Family  Herald and Weekly Star by which  our readers may have The Sun, Tho  Family Herald and Weekly Star for  one year and a copy of the portrait for  82. 25. The demand for this portrait  in Canada will be enormous, and we  advise our readers to take advantage  of this opportunity without delay.  A curious idea among the Burmese  is that people born on the same day  of the week must not marry, and that  if they defy the fates their union will  be marked by much ill luck. To prevent these disastrous marriages every  girl carries a record of her birthday in  her name, each day of the week having a ietter belonging to it, and all  children are called by a name that begins with that letter.    '  Officer (going the rounds)���������Repeat  your orders, Casey.  Private Casey���������On no account to  wake the sergint from-his daily nap,  sir.  GENUINE ASPIRIN  HAS "BAYER CROSS"  Tablets   without   "Bayer   Cross"  are not Aspirin at all  Got genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"  in a" "Bayer'-' package, plainly marked  with thc safety "Bayer Cross."  Thc "Bayer Cross'* is your only way  of knowing that you are getting genuine  Aspirin, prescribed by physicians for  nineteen years and proved safe by millions for Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,  Rheumatism, Lumbago, Neuritis, and for  Pain generally.    Made  in Canada.  Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets���������also  larger sized "Bayer" packages.  Aspirin is the trade mark (registered  in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  Monoaeetieacidester of Salicylicacid.  While it is well known that Aspirin  means Bayer manufacture, to assist the  public agtiinst imitations, the Tablets of  Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped  with   their   general   trade   mark,   the  "Bayer Cross."  Officer���������But surely you, a millionaire, have little to complain about?  Munition Magnate���������Oh, I don't  know. The niuiti-millionaires treat us  as so much dirt.  REAL ESTATE  FIRE INSURANCE  and Financial Agents  "0ASCARETS" WOKK  WHILE YOU SLEEP  For   Sick   Headache,   Sour   Stomach,  Sluggish  Liver and Bowels���������  Take Cascarets tonight.  Krnmh  Office-: Roy.il  linnh  RIdy.  GEO. C. EGG  lit charge-  FARM   LANDS OL'IS SPECIALTY  Nelson       GRAND FORKS       Trail  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  Furred Tongue, Bad Taste, Indigestion, Sallow Skin and Miserable Ilead-  achr.3 come from a torpid liver nnd  clogged bowels, which cause your stomach to become filled with undigested  food, v/hic-h sours aud ferments like garbage in a a-.'iil barrel. That's the first  ��������� stop to unfold misery���������indigestion, foul  gases, bad breath, yellow skin, mental  fears, everything time is horrible and  nauseating. A Oascarefc to-night will  give your constipated bowels a thorough  cleansing and straighten you out by  morning.   They work while you sleep���������  a 10-ceiifc box from your dru/fgiafc will   P.   A.   Z.   PARE,   Proprietor  keep you fooling good for months.  l������JM >'* '������������������>'' * i^  ��������� $\V.e!Si!Wc  i  fl/fR. BUSINESS c^MAN,  have you ever thought  that advertisingptitF 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  if  name the most successful  merchants they know in the  big cities, and in each case  the name of 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.  ra  Jg,  Ms������������& m The Su  ca  f If ona, First 8ti;kkt ]*iii**m>juaeBiW8&  J-dUB'il'Vi���������nm in  H&.>i;;Vi-*<i������**":  THE   SUN.   GRAND    FORKS,    B. C.  News- of the City  A wedding was solemnizod in  Holy Trinity church last Tuesday  evening, when W. Hardy was married to Mrs. Hobbius, both of  Grand-Fork's. The happy couple  left on the C.P.R. for Vancouver,  where they will reside  BUY RED GLOVER  ^SEED EARLY  A pleasant social evening was  spent at the Catholic parish house  on Tuesday last, when about forty  couples were entertained by the  ladies of the Catholic church. Coffee  was served and a very enjoyable  evening was spent.  Mrs. Frank Conyers is.recovering  from a severe attack of- influenza at  her home in Spokane.  Geo. Staofield, of the provincial  police, has been paying an official  visit to the logging camps'in the  district, and returned to Grand  Forks on Wednesday last.  Geo. C. Egg returned from' a. visit  to Kelson on Sunday. He was accompanied by his little daughter,  who will make her home in this city  in future.  Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Collins arrived iu the ciiy on Monday from  Victoiia.,and they will take up their  residence here. Mr. Collins is a  member of the Mounted Police,  and has been transferred to the-lbcal  post.  The Great .Northern railway has  established a yard for bridge material  at the Columbia avenue crossing,  near the Sun ranch,where it is stored  and from whence it is distributed to  other poiuts as required.  Prime red clover seed was quoted  at 835.55 per bushel on the Toledo  market of the 6th instant. Toronto  I prices then ranged abont S3 per  bushel in advance of Toledo prices.  Clover seed that would grade  "prime" in Toledo could be bought  in Toronto at ������38 50 and, because of  exchange condition?, delivered to  United States points at approximately $33 per bushel, or about  $2 50 less than tbe Toledo price.  The money situation, short supplies,  and an earlier demand in the United  Sates will explain the heavy ex  ports of clover seed.  , The price of red clover seed tins  advanced almost S14 per bushel on  the Toledo market since May last.  The world supply will not be sufficient to meet normal requirements.  In these circumstances, Canadian  farmers who delay the purchase of  their red clover- seed requirements  until'seeding, tirxie.-may be unable to  obtain supplies at any price. -  LIFT CORNS OR  CALLUSES OFF  Doesn't hurt!    Lift any corn or  callus off with fingers  B.-'C.-NO PLAGE  FOR SUGAR BEET  There is not a  single case   of  in  iluenza in Grand Fork of local   people. While there are a few   cases  iu  the   hospital, they   have   all    been  brought in from outside points.  The G.W.V.A. gave a smoker and  concert in their hall last night.  W. T  Myers has leas-d the Chris-  tin: lake dincing p-vi'ion.  ���������Dr. Driver b".s  located   in   Phon-  nix.  Wm. Jenks has sold hi3 ranch  near the Providence mine to A. N.  Mowat of Greenwood.  There is no- prospect ot the pro  vincial government giving assistance  towards establishing the cultivation  of sugar beets in British Columbia.  Hon. E D. Barrow, minister of  agriculture, states that he has given  the matter' considerable attention,  but, owing to labor difficulties, he  thinks British Columbie hardly in :-i  pos.itiou to engage in tbe sugnr beet  branch of the business. This, he  says, requires an abundance of help,  and there could not be found in  British Columbia any section of the-  province where it would be possible  to secure sufficient cheap labor to  produce successfully enough sugar  beets to supply a refinery. He says  that fully 18,000 acres would be re  quired, one-quarter to be used each  year on the rotation system.  Don'fc suffer! A tiny bottle of  Frcezone costs but a few cents at any  drug store. Apply a, few drops on the  corns, calluses and "hard skin" on bottom of feet, then lift them off.  YVhen Frcezone removes corns from the  toes or calluses from the bottom, of feet,  the skin beneath is left pink and healthy  and   never   sore,   tender   or   irritated.  The Sun can yet   be   had   at   the  pre war price���������Si per year.  MOVES TO PROBE  SUGAR SITUATION  Victoria, Feh 17 ���������A motion that  a select comuiitfee (.f live members  of the legislature be appointed  to enquire into the existing shortage  of su������������r in the province, is to be  nif!V(--rl by Mr. Giolma on Friday  next, affording to a notice of motion ������iv--n yesterday.  SOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  "Pape's Diapepsin" neutralizes excessive acid in stomach, relieving  dyspepsia, heartburn and  distress at once.  Time it! In five minutes till atom-  nch distress, due to aridity, will ^o.  No indigestion, heartburn, sourness ur  belching of gas or eructations of undigested food, no dizziness, bloating, foul  breath or headache.  Pape's Diapepsin is noted for its  speed in regulating upset stomachs.  It is the surest, quickest stomach sweetener in tho whole world, and besides it  is harmless. Put an end to stomach  distress at once by getting a large fifty-  cent case of Pape's Diapepsin from any  drug store. You realize in five minutes  how needless it is to suffer from indigestion, dyspepsia or any stomach disorder caused by fermentation du" *o  excessive acids in stomach.  You can not reach Th" buns  numerous m.nYrs except through  it?.- advertising column?.  Running for Office  Don't let   your   husband    run   for  office.   Away down in Georgia a candidate for county   commissioner   filed  his statement of   campaign   expendi  tures as by law  required, which   contained among other things the following items:    Lost    1349    hours    sleep  thinking about the election.  Lost two  front teeth and a whole lot of hair in  a personal encounter with an opponent  Donated one beef, four shoats and five  lambs   to  a   county barbecue.   Gave  away two   pairs   of   suspenders, font-  calico dresses, $5   cash  and   thirteen  baby   rattles.     Kissed    126    babies  Kindled fourteen kitchen   fires.     Put  up four stoves.     Walked 407S   miles  bhook hands with 9o0S porsons. Told  10,101 lies and talked enough to make  in print 1000 volumes.  Attended sixteen revival meetings  and   was    baptised four different, times    by   immersion and twice some other way.    Contributed $G0 to foreign   missions   and  made   love   to    nine   grass    widows  lluggnd  forty-nine old   maids      (lot.  dog   bit   thirty nine   times   and was  defeated.  FOR SALE���������Six-room house,  one'block''from post office;  very central; good business  location; easy terms. Apply  Sun office.  Those wishing neat sign painting  to ornament their business places  should call on W. P. O'Connor, a  returned soldier.  Just whnt you want for that boy's  or girl's lunch���������good (Jonathan and  Wagner apples; 75c will, fill your  apple box. A. D. Morrison.  Gasoline engine, 2 h.p. (new), for  sale; 20 ft. shaft, pump, jack, pulleys, etc., complete. Apply Mrs.  vStuart Bell, Grand Forks, B. C.  'JHIGK, GLOSSY HAIR  :: - FEES TEOM DAwD&UFF  Mr!s! Try it! Hair gets soft, fluffy and  beautiful���������Get a small bottle  of Danderine.  If you enre for heavy hair that glis-  ens with beauty ami is radiant svifcli  i.fe: lias an incomparable softness and  a fiufi'y and lustrous, try Danderine.  Just, one application doubles tbe  \r-uly of yonr hair, besides it imme-  :i.itdy dissolves every particle of  liiiuirufi*. You can not have nice"heavy,  ici'.Ul.y hair if you have dandruff. This  ���������. sf.ructivc scurf robs the hair of its  acAr-2, its strength and its very life,  nd if not overcome it produces a fever-  slmcss and itching of the scalp; the  nir roots fiunhvli. loosen nnd die; then  he hair falls out fait. Surely get a  :������..'i!l boUie of Kii:nvUoil's "Danderine  :������������������>;:���������. i.v.y ������cv������ ftora r.:ji jiu-t try it.  GIVE "SYRUP OF FIGS"  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  Delicious "Fruit Laxative" can't harm  tender little Stomach, Liver  and  Bowels.  Look at the tongue, mother! If  coated, your little one's stomach, liver  and bowels need cleansing at once.  When peevish, cross, listless, doesn't  sleep, eat or act naturally, or is feverish, stomach sour, breath bad; has sore  throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give a  teaspoonful of "California Syrup of  Figs," and in a few hours all thc foul,  constipated waste, undigested food and  sour bilo gently moves out of its little  bovvols without griping, and you havo a  well, playful child again. Ask your  druggist for a, bottlo of "California  Syrup of F;~3," which contains full  directions for babies, children of all ages  and for growii-upa.  Victoria, B. C .ran. 21st, 1920.  TIMBER SALE X2102  SK.MJ-.1J TICNDKKS will 1)0 received hy the  Minister of Lamlx not Inter than noon  on "the -JBth diiv of I-\ hruary, 1920. for the  purchase of License X2102. to out 1.02' 0(0  tVt-t of Fir,Tunmriie. Ceilar niul White Pine  mid .IdO Curds of Cordwood on Lot HI.,, sil n-  uti near Fife, Similkiimccii  IM^trict.  fun ('-) years will lie allowed for r. niovn.1  i)f timber.  Furl ner particulars of the Ciiief Forester.  Victoria. !1. <J., or District l-'ore-ter, Nelson, I!. C.  KETTLE VALLEY  RAILWAY COMPANY  NOTICE  TIIK ICKTrLK VALI.lvY K.W.WAY COM-  I puny will apply to the Harhamenl of  Camilla ������t its next .Session Fo'- an Act nutltor  izinttit to construct [tho followlliK linos of  railwiiy:  (a) F) on) n point at or near O.nhnoiit on  thc Joint Section operated hy iho Applicant  Company mid the Vancouver, Victoria and  Ka^tern Kullway and Nnvitfutioii Company,  thence iu a treneral southerly direction, a  distance of about 12 miles to the MWjullcd  (trauito Oeeh coal areas, in tlie Province of  British Columbia,  And further'extending the timo within  which it ntiiy commence the construction of  the following lines of railway which it lias  heretofore been duly authorized to construct:  (h) From a point at or near Oritnd Korlis to  ii point 50 miles up thc North Fork of tlie  Kettle Kiver, in the said Province.  (c) From a point at or near Otter Summit  by the most feasible route to tho Aspen  drove mineral district, in the said Province,  a distance of about 30 miles.  And further authorizing It to Inorcuso its  bonding powers in respect of the said lines of  railway to ������70,000 per mile, and for other  purpo-cs.  Hated at Montreal this 13th day of January,  1020.  II. (!. OSWALD,  Secretary, Kottlo Valley Railway Company.  I'lintrle, Thompson, Kuruess & Cote,  Ottawa Agents  In great variety  V.  '9  "Quality Jewellers"  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  Fine Watcli Repairing a Specialty  Minimum price of flrst-clasa land  reduced to $5 an acre;.second-class to  $2.60 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-emntors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of $10 per acre,- including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receiving-Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence may be issued,, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of  $300 per annum and records same each  year. Failure to make improvements  or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  less than 5 years, and improvements  of ?10.00 per acre, including 5 acres  cleared and cultivated, and residence  of at least 2 years are required.  Pre-emptor holding Crown grant  may record another pre-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 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to bo 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; conditions include  payment of stumpage.  Natural hay meadows inaccessible  by existing roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price, ie 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 tho 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 2G, 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.  u-  SUB-PURCHASERS  OF   CROWN  LANDS.  Provision made for issuance of  Crown grants to sub-purchasers f  Crown Lands, acquiring rights fron.  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  mado by May 1,  1920.  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-owner3 may  form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits  for settlers, campers or travellers, up  to ten head.  ������  Job Pfinlino; ot The Sun ofliw at  pnicticully tin: same prices a3 beforr  the big war sliirtetl.  T!v Sun is a ������2 newspapor sold  nt Si pt;r year,  BOOT   REPAIRING  TVICK  vour   repairs  to   Armson, shoe   re  I     pairer.    Tho    Hub.    Look  for  the   Big  Hoot.  r | ^HE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  Iiolding desirable business lias been amply  demonstrated. Consult 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 a  Faces  ������  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. G. McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUB

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