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 l������.  i    ���������    I     *   * it  Kettle Valley Orchartfist  ".(������  <pi| ^J������"  1   ?M\T*-'*<!*?  /^  ii/  //  19TH YEAR���������No. 32  GRAND FORKS   B. C., FRIDAY,   JUNE 4, 1920  "Tell me what you Know is true: d>-|  Aft   PTTT?   YF.AT?  I can guess as well as you." ������J..UU   X XOXV    liiALl  PREMIER OLIVER  VISITS IRE CITY  Prime Minister and Hon.  J. D. MacLean Spoke to  ! ing tbe hospitals more liberally, aud  he showed that British Columbia  was twice as liberal in this respect  as the prairie provinces.  The balaoce of Mr. MacLean's  speech was taken up with a refutation of the charges  leveled against  | the government by Mr. Bowser  wben he last spoke in Grand Forks.  Mr. Bowser bad criticized the government for squandering money on  ja provincial audit.'/ Tbe audit, said  a Lar^e    Audience    on the doctor,   had  disclosed,   among  Monday Evening  Hon. John Oliver, prime minister  of British Columbia, and Hon. J.  D. MacLean, minister of education  and provincial secretary, arrived in  Grand Forks at 12 last Monday,  Mr. McPherson having driven them  down from Greenwood in bis big  motor car. One of the first remarks  the premier made after his arrival  was, that coming the Phoenix  hill and looking on the orchards on  the Covert in full bloom was the  grandest sight he had seen on his  ipresent journey through the prov  nee.  After luncheon the premier and  Dr. MacLean were taken for an  auto drive through the lower part  of the valley in E. C. Henniger's  car, the party comprising tbe government officials and three members of  the executive of tbe local Liberal association. The object of the outing  was tor show the premier and the  provincial secretary the land around  Cascade available for a soldiers' settlement community. To give  the visitors a proper conception of  the amount and the quality of the  land that can be acquired for this  purpose, Cascade, Laurier and Christina Lake.were visited. The visitors  appeared to be favorably impressed  . with the appearance of the lands,  and also expressed some surprise ft  the reasonable valuation placed on  them.  At 5 o'clock the party returned to  the city, and from that hour until  6 the ministers were in consultation  with the executive of the Liberai  association. -  The Public Meeting  At 8 o'clock in the evening the  premier and tbe minister of educan  tion addressed a public meeting in  tbe Empress theater. Every seat in  tbe house was filled, aud tbe standing soom in the rear was also taken  up. The chair<was taken promptly  at the appointed time by R. Camp*  belj, president of tbe Liberal associa  tion, who introduced the speakers  with brief but appropriate  remarks.  Dr. MacLean was pleased to speak  in the city on tbe same platform  with tbe premier. He was gratified  to see the large audience present. It  was a healthy sign when the peopie  took an interest in public affairs  He reviewed the educational system,  and stated that it was an expensive! structed that are now used  system, the government 'paying j vincial jails and lunatic asylums,  municipalities 46 per cent of the And, he added aside, the inmates of  cost of maintaining the schools. The these institutions are largely the  University of British Columbia was product of the former government's  the fourth in size and importance in  policy.  Canada and the people of tbe prov- j The income tax, he said, was uow  ince had every reason to feel proud being collected more rigidly and  of this splendid institution of learn- more economically than it ever had  ing. , been in ihe past.  The speaker devoted considerable; Touching on the irrigation ques-  time to the provincial health de- j tion,the premier pleaded unfamiliar-  partment. The government, he said, ity with the local project. He said,  had been criticized for  not support- however, that the  money market is  other things, the slipshod method in  which the late government had done  business. He considered that tbe  cost was money well spent. Another  criticism the leader of the opposition  had made was in regard to the  amount of money tbe government  had spent for royal commissions.  The speaker Bhowed by actual figures that the present government  had only expended one-tenth as  much for this purpose as ' the old  regime.  The salary of Premier Oliver had  not been increased, as had been alleged by Mr. Bowser. On the con  trary, it was, the speaker said, considerably less than that drawn by  the former premier.  The cost of government had naturally increased, because salaries  and the cost of living had increased,'  Mn MacLean devoted a great  deal of time to 'the government's  treatment of the returned men. As  ah evidence of their attitude towards the the government, he cited  the fact that in the last by election  the Liberal candidate had received  88 per cent' of the soldiers' vote.  Their interests, he said, would be  well looked after in the future.  Premier Oliver's introduction to  the audience created enthusiastic  applause. He was glad of an op������  portunity to appear before the people of Grand Forks to give an account of his stewardship,  The premier went fully into tbe  dealings of the late government with  Mackenzie and- Mann, whom he  characterized as the greatest confidence men the world had ever pro  duccd. These artists had let contracts to themselves as subsidiary  companies of the C.N.R. After discussing railway matters and railway  legislation at-length, he appealed to  the audience to be Britishers. They  had had tbe money and squandered  it; now they must pay tbe piper.  In other words, they should not  grumble at increased taxes or think  of repudiation.  Dealing with the question of in  creased taxation, the premier said  the condition of the province's finances at the time present government  come into power had made this step  absolutely imperative. The former  government had collected vast rev  enues, but they had been expended  with the utmost prodigality. Citing  instances, he mentioned cases where  costly   court houses had been con-  Engineer Holland Will  Arrive From Victoria  Today and Start Work  at Once  Government Engineer Holland  will arrive in the oity todcy, and  will at once commence to survey the  lands in the Columbia & Western  land grant in this neighboring,  which have reverted to tbe government. His crew of men has been  engaged by the local employment  bureau. The work will be carried  ouall summer, When the lands  have been surveyed they will be  thrown open for settlement.  gradually tightening, and intimated  that when the time came for starting  work on the system it might be difficult for for tbe government to  raise the necessary funds In this  connection he read the following  telegram from J. E. Thompson,  member for Grand Forks, who is  now in Vancouver  , 'Only unavoidable circumstanoes  prevent me being with you tonight.  Have wired-your chairman and Dr.  MacLean my regret. Please arrange  for meeting to get the following information: First,- Mr. Davis will  reach Grand Forks this week to ar<*  "range for irrigation scheme-. Second,  .tenders are being called for construction of Cascade to Rossland road.  Third, arrangements are made for  satisfactory improvement to the  telephone line to Franklin camp.  Best wishes for succeesfui meeting."  The premier was proud of the  Dolly Varden lagislation. He con������  sidered it one of the best acts ever  placed on tbs statute books.  Mr. Oliver concluded his speech  by reviewing the Woman Suffrage  act; an act passed by the present  government giving the mother equal  gusrdianship of her children with  tbe father, and an act establishing  juvenile courts and also providing  homes . for incorrigible children  where medical examination and  treatment were given those whose  mental condition wae found to be  responsible for their moral delinquency. Tbe fixing of a minimum  wage for women and prescribing  the conditions under which they  shall work was another act of  this government from which over  2000 women had already benefited.  Similar provisien had been made  for girls under 18 years of age. Laws  had aiso been passed protecting  wives deserted by their husbands,  providing for childless married  couples legally adopting children,  and an act providing for mothers'  pensions.  Mr. Oliver's peroration was one  of the finest examples of oratory  heajd In this city for many years.  H. A. Glaspell and  C. A.  S.   At  wood made fervent appeals for irrigation. The meeting closed with the  Binging of the national antbem.  Premier Oliver and Dr, MacLean  left for Roesland Tuesday morning  on tbe Gr^eat Northern passenger  train.  GIVE THE BEES  LOTS OF ROOM  [kxpekimental farms note.]  Swarming is tbe bees' natural  method of increase, and the instinct  to swarm ie particularly strong under the extremely favorable condi-  ions for bee activity of tbe Canadian  spring and summer.  The uncertainty of swarming, the  lo^6 of boney following tbe division  of the working force of the colony,  the possibility of swarms escaping,  and the difficulty of preventing  swarming iu many parts of Canada  without considerable labor, all make  tbe control of swarming quite the  greatest problem in bee management.  To encourage work in the hive  and to discourage the desire to  swarm, plenty of room, both in the  brood chamber and in the super.and  large entrances should be given to  ail colonies as soon as conditions are  favorable, but these measures will  aot always be enough to prevent  swarming in many places, especially  in the north.  If the apiary can be watched all  day, it is a good plan to clip tbe  queen's wings at fruit bloom time.  When the - colony swarms, remove  tne hive to a new stand, place on  the old stand an empty hive, to  which the swarm will return, the  queen having been meanwhile  picked up and placed in a cage in  tbe new hive. The field bees will  .join the swafpa and the parent  colony will be so much weakened  by their loss that it is not likely to  swarm again.  Where   the  apiary   can  not  be  watched,   the   plan   of   preventing  swarming by examining   all brood  in every colony every week and destroying all queen cells is* very   laborious and not always effective.  A  similar plan is to remove the queen  at the beginning of the clover honey  flow, and   eight or nine days later  destroy   all   tbe queen ceils except  one, or destroy all and  give a  ripe  cell of select parentage. In this way  a young   queen  is   obtained which  will not swarm and, besides, will be  more  prolific   in the fall and next  year than the old queen, and will be  less likely to swarm next year. This  plan,   however,   causes   a    certain  amount   of   loafing  until   the new  queen starts laying. This loafing can  be much reduced by   introducing a  ripe queen cell at the time the queen  is removed, and if this is done early  enough before any  preperations for  swarming have   been  started,    the  bees   are unlikely to  build   further  queen cells.    Where, however,   one  prefers to use the surer method,only  those colonies that are actually  pre  paring to swarm should   be treated,  and some means for quickly ascer  taining if a colony is building queen  cells   in   preparation  for swarming  should be employed. One of tbe best  of these is to have the brood nest occupy two chambers,   aod   then   by  Sylvester Quits and New  York Executive Takes  Over the Management  of Company at Anyox  Vancouver, June 2.��������� Reorganization in the higher direction of th*  Granby Consolidated Mining &  Smeltiug company is iu progress.  R. F. M. Sylvester, managing director in British Columbia,has resigned  and a new executive, sent from New  York to take charge in this province, will have his headquarters at  Anyox. Mr. Sylvester today confirmed the report of his retirement  from the company. At a meeting  of the directors in New York on  May 26 tbe position of managing  director was abolished.  H. S. Munroe has now been sent  from New York to be general manager and will procee'd to the company's mine at Anyox to take  charge. W. A. Williams, for many  years chief of smelting and other  operations in the north, has.been  given an extended leave of absence.  A new consulting metallurgist has '  arrived in the person of E. P. Mathe-  son. Mr. Munroe is an American  with an experience in copper production gained in the western United States.  It is an open secret that fundamental differences of opinion on broad  questions of the future policy of the  company have developed during the  last year between the New York  directors and Mr Sylvester, and the  latter's decision to retire has been  tbe result. Mr Sylvester i? under  stood lo have strongly favored an  aggressive policy which would include acquisition of new prosppcts  and the development of new properties. Granby is one of the largest  corporations in British Columbia.  Its assets have steadily become  stronger, aod are now estimated at  between $ 11,000,000 and 512,000, -  000.  Good Enough for a Girl  A father and mother, says a British  weekly, had brought their month-old  twins to an East London church to  be christened. All went well until the  rector asked, "And what is this  child's name'!"  The father drew himself up and replied, "Haig Pershing Foch Marne  Mons Lloyd George Clernenceau  Jones."  The rector gasped. Then, taking a.  deep breath, ho turned to the mother,  who was holding the other child,  "Aud the name of this?"  The meek   little   woman  smoothed  prying up the upper   chamber   one ,,,,,,  .       , -{ ,l ,.    her dress and whispered, ''Maud.'  can see at a glance if the queen cells | ^      '  are being built along the lower edge  of the combs in this chamber.  In   many  parts of southern On  and foundations may be enough to  tide the colony over this period. An-  tario, southern Quebec and similar, other good plan that may be enough  regions the desire to swarm is strong ' to prevent swarming in this region  only during the first two or th ree 'is to use two brood chambers and  weeksof tbe honey flow from clover, confine the queen to tbe lower one  and the separation of queen and early in the honey flow, at which  brood by a queen excluder, the time the combs in Ibis chamber  queen being put into a lower cham-. usually contain a large number of  ber containing only  empty   combs empty cells. THE   SUN;    GRAND    F0EK.S,    B. G.  Gilt? Gkanfr Maths ftun  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEW3PAPEF?'  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������-PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great.Britain) 81.00  One Year (in the United States)     1.50  Address all communications to  The Grand Forks Sun,  Phone 101 R Grand. Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:   'COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1920  That the public meeting Monday evening  displeased a portion of the audience, especially some of the ranchers, it is useless to attempt to conceal. That they were displeased,  and. why they were displeased, was too apparent. And yet the grounds for their.displeasure may not havo been as tenable as they  supposed. They came to the meeting to hear  the question of irrigation for the valley discussed and to obtain, if possible, some definite  pronouncement from the ministers regarding  governmentaf aid for the project. The gathering was. advertised as a public meeting, and  the members of government came to give an  account of their stewardship to the people.  That they succeeded in doing this is undeniable. At the same time the displeased portion  of the audience, having come to the meeting  under a misapprehension, undoubtedly had  some cause for their displeasure.  tions from the party on this score. And no  matter what steps may be taken, or may not  be taken, on the proposed project, we do not  believe that the defeat of a government that  has done more for the farmer than any that  preceeded it would be justifiable.  There is a fine old saying to the effect that  "God helps those who help themselves." In  formor generations people relied more on their  own recourse. Now they want the governments to do everything. As a natural consequence manysectionsof the country which have  not the requisite "pull" with those in power  must smart under the lash of injustice. When  we were a boy the farmers of our'county built  their roads, the people of our district built  school house and paid the teacher's salary;  if there was a slough or a lake to be drained,  the people did the work tqemselves, without  calling' on the government for assistance.  Government aid for local improvements was,  ^m.fact, unknown in those days. It was the  days when men had faith in their own powers,  and when the people lived within their means.  And none were every known to go hungry.  Now paternalism is at large in the land. If a  poor man gets a day's work he takes his family to the picture show, and then when he  happens to be out of employment for a week  he calls on the municipal or provincial government for assistance to pay his grocery bill.  And still we wonder why taxes are increasing.  THE FAMILIAR ALPHABET  has many strange shadings and contorted angles to eyes of defective  vision.  GLASSES  fitted here will relieve your eye troubles  and correct the faults in you.i   vision.  Why not have your ayes examined  and fitted here this week?  A. D. MORRISON  Jeweller and Optician  GKAND FORKS, B.C.  ������    ���������   ���������  Real Estate and Insurance  That the question of irrigation is of vital importance to the people of this valley does not  admit of controversy. But it may be well to  make an effort to endeavor to discover to what  extent the government would be blamable for  failure to support the scheme.under certain  conditions. Sit down and do a little Soctratic  self-examination. The case most frequently  cited in support of ssistance for irrigation in  this district is the government's action in as  sisting the Okangan fruit growers. But this is  not a parallel case with .the situation here.  In the.Okanagan the government merely came  to the assistance of the farmers to help them  to repair and maintain old irrigation syste'ms,  and to save them frOm being swindled by private corporations. No new systems were undertaken there. Here we asking for an entirely  new irrigation plant. As far as we are aware,  no similar work is at present being carried on  in any section of the province, except in connection with soldier settlement areas. If other  districts of the province are gettiug improvements which we need, and are not getting,  ihen an injustice is being done us, but, on the  other ha d, f we demand money lor woik which  no other portion of the province is getting,  then we sanction an injustice being handed  out to our fellow citizens in other districts.  Are we willing to insist on a brand of "jus  tice" which is an injustice to other people?  If we had discarded the idea of paternalism years ago, the chances are we would- have  an irrigation system in operation in this valley  today. If we discard the idea tomorrow, there  is still an even chance that we get water on  the land as soon we would be waiting on the  government. If the government builds the  system, it takes a lien on the land for the repayment of the cost of the plant; if we organize a water municipality and issue bonds, the  land is pawned for the redemption of the  bonds. There is not much choice between the  two methods, and whether the work is done  by the government or by the farmers themselves, the cost would probably be about the  same. A competent eugineer, however, working for the ranchers, should be able to install  the plant cheaper than the government, because governments are supposed to have an  unlimited supply of money, and workmen have  never been known to work themselves to  death while employed by them.  OltCHAKUS,  FARM   LANDS   AND CITV  PROPERTY  Excellent facilities for selling your farms  We have agents at al ICoast and Prairie  Point  WE CARRY AUTOMORIXE INSURANCE.  DEALER IN POLES, POSTS AND TIES,  AND FARM PRODUCE  Reliable information rrtrarcliuij this district  cheerfully furnished. We solicit voui en-  qulrfe.".  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street  While we have by no means given up hopes  that the government will do everything in its  power to aid the fruit growers of this valley  to get water on their land, yet certain contingencies may arise that would make such assistance impossible. To prepare the farmers  of the district for such an eventuality, the  above note of warning is sounded with the  best possible intention. The premier, in his  speech Monday evening, stated that the  money market was beginning to tighten, and  there is every indication that the financial sitn-  tion of the country will   become  more  acute  from now on.   In such an  event, the  govern-. . ���������,. ,  ,,                 .    .   ,- - ,    ,       .,, ,    isystems, and as the department 01 finance also  ment, as  well  as private individuals, will hoi J     . ,,..,,  ,.,,,,.           ...                          ,                  -requires a copy, some merchants fear that they  compelled to practise economy and  lvr.-onc;;       l               ,   ���������        ,        .  ,������������������ ,.    ,   i         ���������    ������������������/���������    ,.���������             ii      ��������� J p     must scrap their cash registers,  ment,   and   no justification   would  exist  for L  _  blaming the government for not acting in the     The frontieraman needB courage; wbat elge than a  matter when  its   hands were practically tied, frontiersman is he who goes fearlessly onward into the  Neither would there be any reason  for descr- future?  General uncertainty as to who will pay the  new taxes and how they shall be paid is well  illustrated by the conditions which prevails  among the business men of tha entire country.  Retail merchants who have applied to the Ottawa government for inf'ormatiod on the sub  ject were informed that the new taxes were  effective May 19, and that any merchant failing to collect must pay the taxes out of his  own pockets. A common misunderstanding is  in regard to the tax applying to the gross  price of an article taxed or to the difference in  cost between that and the sum exempted. It  is the gross price that is taxed. For example,  a $45 suit is exempt; if a suit costs $46, how-  eve.i, the tax to be added would be $4.60,  making the suit cost $50.60. If the cloth is  bought at a store and taken to a tailor to be  made up, the tailor must collect the tax for  tlie work done and for the price of the cloth  well. The new taxation is based largely on  that in force in the States, where the practice  is to make the sales slip show the price of the  article and the war tax also. Most stores already  require duplicate slips for their sales  REAL ESTATE  FIRE INSURANCE  and Financial Agents  Branch Office: Royal Bank Bld������.  GEO. C. EGG  in charge  FARM   LANDS OUR SPECIALTY  Nelson       GRAND FORKS       Trail  GRAND FORKS  Transfer Company  DAVIS S HANSEN, Props  City Baggage and General  Transfer  Coal,   Wood  and   Ice  for Sale  4  i  1  1  ^  Office   at   R.   F.   Petrie's Store  Phone 64  SNAP  The Coryell Residence  This is an eight roomed house in  excellent state of repair, situated on  the outskirts of the city, being Lot 7,  Block 5, and comprising abont 4 acres  of finest cultivated land.  We consider this property worth  $3000 easily.  Today^it is offered for  $1700.  For further particulars see  JAS. II. RYLEY, Davis Block, or  GEO. C. EGG, Manager for Hu������n  W. Robertson.  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  Js a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit^Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold oh easy monthly payments by  cTHiller C& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers]  r  66  9 9  OBSOLETE  The use of "Hello!" is obsolete in proper  telephone practice. The correct way to  answer the telephone is to give the name  of the firm, so that the caller will know  instantly who :s talking. It sounds business-like, too, and saves time.  TELEPHONE COMPANY  flM������i������MiamiiBii^^ iQ%  THE   SUN,    JRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  OUR CHOICE  jany little'child know what   happened  CREAMERY BUTTER   to the poor man?"  One child had the answer,  ���������is a delight to those who demand   the      "Please,   ma'am,"   she    said,    "I  best.     It comes   from   the  very best j think   he   was    run over by an auU>  creameries   and    is  simply perfect in  ,n0Dj|e.".  color, body and flavor.   You   can   not  buy hetter or more  delicious   butter,  for there isn't any.  Try a pound  and  enjoy learning its exquisite superiority  CURLEW  CREAMERY  CO.  GRAND FORKS. B. C.  Ancient History  Slightly Mixed  Makhan is the Hindu word fur   "a  largo   house "    while   mukken is the  News Items and Comment Which word for 'butter." The similarity of  Appeared in The Sun for the  Corresponding Week Eighteen Years Ago  the two names caused complications  for a fervent young minister who  wished to preach on the glories of the  Celestial city. The text which he actually announced to his   congregation  -W  J. Morrison has returned   from   was:  a trip to Denver, Salt Lake City  and       <.jrl  the coast cities.  The last house was moved on Mon  day from tha V, V. '& E. right of way  in Columbia.  Mayor   Holland, by   proclamation,  my    Father's   house   there is  much butter."  Sof t Soap for Monarcus  King John once asked   a  shepherd  designated Monday   afternoon   as   a  whare the center of the universe was.  half holiday to celebaate  the   signing  "of   the   treaty   of  paace in the Boer  war   It was generally observed.  "Right here where your majesty is  standing," replied the shepherd glibly, "and if anyone is disloyal enough  to question it let him disprove it if  hecanT  The Eagle hotel, government ave~  nue, Columbia, has been reopened.  By proclamation of Mayor   McCallum, Monday afternoon was observed    - .      ..,_. , ���������'-  as a holiday in Columbia in   celebra- An Expensive ^Ornameht  tion of the. termination of   the   Boer & young Scotsman had married an  waiv            ���������-���������-..                                      - English lady, and some   time   after-  Work was-commenced   on   the V. wards   he   paid   a visit to a bachelor  V. & E.   bridge   across   the   Kettle uncie  river, below  Columbia, Monday morn  A Prehistoric Niagara  A dead and buried Niagara, its  thunders stilled for countless ages, I  once perhaps as great in height and  volume of water as the present falls,  has been unearthed by excavations  made in the course of the new Wel~  land ship canal near Thorold, in  southern Ontario.  No memories of this lost Niagara  linger even in aboriginal tradition.  When it existed.or when it ceased to  exist has not even been conjectured.  It may have been thundering in  -primeval solitudee before the age of  man. The mastodon aud the pterodac  tyi may have pastured upon its brink.  Giant winged lizards may have sailed  above its clouds of rainbow vapors  The'engineers who partly uncover  ed it believe it was the original Niagara marking the course of the paleo  lithic river that connected Lake Eric  and Lake Ontario. Some mighty pie"  historic cataclysm, it is supposed, diverted the course of the stream and  buried the falls and the old aiver bed  level with the surrounding conntry.  "\Veel, Sandy, I hear ye hae gotten a wife," said the old man.  "Yes, uncle." ,  "What can she dae?"  |     "Do? What do you mean?"  I     "Weel,"the uncle   went on,  "can  | she sew and knit1?    Does   shoe   meud  , your claes?"  "No," the young man admitted.  "Humph!" commented the uncle.  "Weel, does she cook? Can she mak.  parritch?"- \ *' '���������>  ���������.'Oh, no, uncle," the young man  explained. "The servants do all those  things But you should hear her sing.  She has the most beautiful voice you  ever heard."  "Sing!" repeated the old man,  scornfully. "Man, could ye no hae  gotten a canary?"  As a rule the kind of workmen who  talk of revolting are.  Lift off Corns!  Doesn't hurt a bit and Freezone  costs only a few cents.  With your fingers! Yon enn lift off  liny hard corn, soft corn, or corn between  the toes, and the hard skin calluses frora  bottom of feet.  A tiny bottle of "Freezone" costs little  at any'drug store; apply a few drops  upon the corn or callus. Instantly it  sto^s hurting, then shortly you lift that  bothersome corn or callus right off, root  and all, without one bit of pain orsore-  hes������.   Truly!    No humbug!  And tlie Glass Understood  The story of the good Samaritan  was being expounded to the class.  The Samaritan was pictured lying  bleeding by the roadside, where the  robbers who had set upon him had  left him.  "Now," asked   the  teacher,   "does  W*$z  Victoria. B. C May 26th, 1920.'  TIMBER SALE X2424  SEALED TENDERS will be received by the  Minister of Lands not later than noon  on the 80th dav of June, 1920. -for the purchase of License X2124, to cut 2.054.000  feet of Cedar, Tan:arac, Spruce and Fir, and  94,000 Lineal Feet of Cedar Poles, on an area  situate on Lyuoh Creek and Kettle River.  Similkameen District.    -  Three (3) years will be allowed for removal  of timber.  Further particulars of the Chief Forester,  Viotoria, B. C, or District Forester, Nelson, B. C.  TIMBER SALE X2014  SEALED TENDERS will be received by the  District Forester, Nelson, not later than  noon on the 12th day of June, 1U20, for the  purchase of Licence X2014, on Kerr Creek,  near Midway, to cut 4500 Fir and Tamarao  Ties. ,     .  One year will be   allowed for removal of  timber. ���������-'.'������..,..���������  Further particulars of the District Forester, Nelson.  WEBER'S  DYEING AND GLEANING  WORKS  Phone 200 P. O. Box 125  [Grand Forks, B. C.  Ea  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. G. McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUF  &$  1UTR. BUSINESS r^MAN,  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  cani 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.  && THE   SUIS.   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  NEW  ICE CREAM PARLORS  "Maple Leaf" Ice Cream  Crushed Fruit Sundaes  Special Sundaes  Ice Cream. Sodas  Phosphates  Milk Shakes  Finest Parlors in the Boundary  Country. Courteous Service.  OpeD after the show.  ROBERT F. PETRIE  Second door from Empress Theatre  News of the City  Work was started Tuesdaay morn  ing on W. Liddicoat's new blacksmith shop, on Second street, on the  lot adjoininirig the shop destroyed  by fire last week. Tbe building will  be 28x60 feet, of solid concrete.  Aid. McDonald has the contraci for  the erection of the "shop, and the  concrete work is being done by the  Grand Forks Concrete company.  150 couples present. The proceeds  will be devoted to furnishing a ward  in the hospital as a memorial to  the late Comrade Charles Michenerv  There is a one-horse, or  one dog,  circus iu the city today;  THE WEATHER  v The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature*for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max.  28���������Friday....   64  29���������Saturday...   . 54  30- Sunchv........ 59  OTH  TABLETS NOT  ASPIRIN AT ALL  Only Tablets with '-' 'Bayer Gross''  are Genuine Aspirin  May  James Hardy and family left on  Tuesday evening for Orovilie, where  they will visit Mr. Hardy's brother,  JSfeil Hardy, for a short time. From  that poiut they wiJl go to Oakland,  Cal. They intend ^to locate pertua  nently somewhere in California. Mr.  Hard}' was a pioneer of Grand  Forks  Min.  32  35  29  il���������Monday......   65 35  June    1���������Tuesday....... 66 37  35  37  Indies  Rainfall....... .....:���������............ 0.03  In 1919, from January 1 to  June  I, the total precipitation was   7.35  For the corresponding period during  the preseni year the precipitation has  been only 3.44. \  1���������Tuesday....... 6,6  2���������Wednesday .. 74  3    Thursday/.... 78  Dr.   Truax   and Sam' Matthews'  driver   had   an  auto  collision near  Smelter.lake yesterday.    The cars,  which were new, were slightly dam  aged,   but   the  drivers escaped in  jury.  E. B. Proud, of Nelson, district  forester, was a visitor in tha c ty on  Wednesday.  F. W. Russell left on Tuesday for  a business trip to Spokane.  The government diamond drill  commenced boring operations on  Tom Newby's property^in Glouces  ter camp this week. Tbe work is being done" under the direction of  Ttesideut Engineer Freeland.  The Forest mill at Cascade, which  has been dosed down this week, will  resume operations next Monday.  One of City Clerk Hutton's hands  shows evidences of having been in  contact with some bees.  A party of officers and shareholders of the Pathfinder mine arrived In the city this evening from  Spokane. They will go up to the  property in the morning.  The      O \V V A.      frnvp  t mes"  'ance H fhp opera  Thursday niahf..    T  hutH"   nn  EVERY PERSON LIVING IN  Grand Forks can' make excellent  profits this year by investing a few  dollars of their earnings through  the columns of the Texas Pacific Oil  News. Many thousan is of peopie  are making small and large fortunes  by investing their earnings with  HON EST COMPANIES operating  in the greatest oil boom the world  has ever known which a at present  taking place in the state of Texas.  Write to Messrs. YORK & WEB  STER, 419 Winch Buildina, Van  couver, B.C., for a copy of the  Texas Pacific Oil News.  NOTICE Re ASSESSMENT  ROLL, 1920  If yon don't see the "Bayer Cross"  on' the tablets, you are not getting  Aspirin���������only an acid imitation.  .The "Bayer Cross" is your only way  of knowing that you are getting genuine  Aspirin, prescribed by physicians for  over nineteen years and proved safe by  millions for Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,  Rheumatism, Lumbago, Neuritis, and for  Pain generally.    Made in Canada.  Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets���������also  larger sized "Bayer" packages can be  had at drug stores.  Aspirin is the trade mark (registered  in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  Monoaceticacidester of Salicylicacid.  While it is well known that Aspirin  means Bayer manufacture, to assist the  public against imitations, the Tablets of  Bay������r Company, Ltd., will be stamped  with their general trade' mark, the  "Bayer Cross."  g^HANTEL  CLOCKS  For the Home. A beautiful clock with a sweet-  toned gong is a valuable addition to the household.  Our assortment of Clocks is varied and larcje, with  a full line of office wall clocks.,  Pi-ices are moderate, ������5.00 to S15.00  JOHN GRASSICK  Successor to TIMBERLAKE, SON <3t, CO.  The Sun is a. $2  at f 1 per year,  newspapor sold  ATTENTION IS CALLED to  Section 211 of 1919   Amendments   to  Municipal Act, which provides as follows: '.,������������������'   -i .. ,  "The Assessor shall prepare an Assessment Roll in which he shall* set  down with respect to each parcel of  land:  "(f) The name or names of the  registered owner thereof;  "(h) The name of any person, be-  iug the holder of a registered charge,  who at any time gives notice (in  writing) to the assessor of ���������his said  charge, and claims to receive notice  of assessment and tax notices issued  during the duration ot his said charge  as stated in the said notice. Such no  tice shall slate the nature of such  charge and its duration, aud shall give  an address to which such notices may  thereafter be sent;  "(i) The name and address of any  person who shall have furnished to  the assessor a statutory declaration  showing that he is the holder of the  last agreement.to purchase the lands  bv the terms of which he is liable to  nav the taxes thereon "  JOHN  A. HUTTON,  Assessor.  IN  CITY PROPERTY  CITY O'F GKAND FORKS will hold a sale of  Acre Plots and smaller parcels of land suitable  for gardening or building.  These properties have been listed at very  low upset prices and may now be purchased at  the City Office.  Many of these parcels of hind arc located  on City Water Mains and Irrigation can be arranged for at low cost, while many, especially  those in West Grand Forks, will com ) under  tin* irrigation F.y.-tcm when installed.  These wquUI all be good buys at any time,  but should be particularly attractive with the  coming of irrigation to the valley.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  All   free miners'  on May 31.  licenses >xpire  WATER NOTICE  (DIVERSION AND USE.)  TAKE NOTICE that The Corporntiori of the  I City of Grand Forks, whose address is  Post Office Box 220,Grund Forks, B.C.. will  apply for a licence to take and use forty  inches of water out of Mill Creek,also known  as Overtone Creek, also as Granby Creek,  which flows south-wee.terly and drains into  North Fork of Kettle River about % mile from  junction of North Fork and Main Kettle  Kiver. lhe water will be diverted from the  stream about 800 feet south-east of north-east  corner post of District Lot 495. G. I, Sirailka-  meen Division of Yale District, and will be  used for domestic (Municipal Waterworks)  purpose upon the land described as the corporate limits of the Citv of Grand Forks and  pari of I). U>ts 494 and 534, G. I., the corporate  limiOs of the City of Grand Forks. B. C, and  those portions of District Lots 494 and 534 as  set out in Section 10 of Certificate of Approval dated 8tii day of October. 1919. Thi������  notice was posted on the ground on the 12ch  day of May, 1U20. A copy of this notice and  an application pursuant thereto and to the  "Water Act,-1914," will be filed in the office of  the Water Recorder. Grand : Forks, H. C.  Objections to the application may be filed  with the said Water Recorder or with the  Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria. B.C., within fifty days  after the first appearance of this notice in a  local newspaper. The dale of the first publication of this notice is M������y 14th. 1920.  'lake Further Notice that the Corporation  of lhe City of Grand Forks hits pi titioned  tlio Minister of Lauds for the approval of its  waterworks undertaking of <iivertiii{>- and  distribntii'^r water from Mill Creel; (Grand  Forks District) which peti'ion and any objections thereto wlil be hea'd by the Hoard of  Investigation at a time and place to be h'xfd  by the Comptroller of Water Rk'hts.  Objections to the petition may be filed in  the Office of the Comptroller of Wafer Rights  at the Parliaments rliiil'tiujrs anil may be in  tlie form of a letter addressed I ���������the Minister,  to the Hoard or to the Comptroller.  A copy of the p"tition will be deposited in  the office of the Water Recorder for Grand  Forks District  COKPOBATIOK  OP TUB ClTY OK GltAND JOUKS,  Applicant.  By John A. Hutton, Agent.  Real Estate and Insurance  Established 1910  Orchards       F:irnis       Farm Lands  City Property  tt'e have excellent facilities for sellingyour  property. Agents at Nelson, Calgary and  other Prairie points. Vancouver Agents:  STE1SLING INVESTMENTS  KELLETT &ITTEK  It"linble information regarding this district  i'1'ijprfiiliy fu:ni-hed. Ue solicit your ennui rio-.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Kill's  and'Good  Horses at All  Hours  at  the  odel Liferv Barn  ML FI. Burns. I'rop.  Phone 68 Second Street  *.  ���������WUrt'^iirTWlwlT*  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  Office!  F. Downey's Ugar Store  PETERSEN & DINSMORE, Proprietors  E2S22X3E0BI3E  RIDE A BICYCLE  'v  Cycling is easy when you ride the high grade Bicycles  I sell���������the-wheels that run smoothly year after year. Let  me explain to.you ray easy sale plan nn terms.  First-Class Repair Worlt done in Bliuilcsmithing, Brazing,  Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork, Etc.    . "\. '''.���������'.'���������    '  Lr^>4nk17T>   Opposite G. F. Garage  L 33X2JIM  GKAND FORKS, B. C.  Open Saturday Evenings Till 10'o'Clock  Padlock Safety Paper, for private  hankehpoks, kept in stock- by The  Sun Joh..Department.  Those wishing neat sign painting  to ornament tbeir business places  should call on W. P. O'Connor, a  returned soldier.  Job Printing at The Sun office at'  practically the same prices as before  the. big war.  If you don't see it in The Sun it  didn't happen, or it wasn't worth  mentioning.  Synopsis of  Land Act Amendments  Good  Prin tin:  rB^HE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  v Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Notebeads  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  New Type  Latest Style  Faces  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  K101  Minimum prioe of flrst-class land  reduced to $5 ah acre; second-class to  $259 an acre.  ���������:   Pre-emption' now, confined   to  surveyed lands'only."  Records will!bo granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which le 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. '    ���������& -���������  Pro-empiors 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 ������ot  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 tb extent of  JJO0 per annum and records aarae each  year. Failure to make Improvements  or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  leas than 5 years, and improvements.  at $10.-00 per Acre, including 5 acres  cleared and cultivated,. and residence  of at least 2 ?*ars are required.  Pre-emp** holding Grown grant  may record another pre-emption, if he  requires land tn conjunction with his  farm, wlthoet Actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made  and resident* 'maintained on Crown  granted land. ������.  Unsurveyed tnreao, 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; conditions include  payment of stumpage.  Natural hay meadows Inaccessible  by .existing roads may be purchased  conditional' upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate ot 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 which the heirs or devisees  ot a deceased pre-eragtor may apply  for title under this Mat 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  i, 19H, on account of payments, fees  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.  Interest on agreements to purchase  town or city Iot3 held by members of  AJHed Forces, or dependents, acquired  direct or indtrect, 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 corvditionH of purchase, interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase#price due and taxes may  be distributed proportionately ovor  whole area. Applications must be  made by May 1, 1320.  GRAZING.  Oa.'.i'ij? Act, 191!), for systematic  dcvol..vme:it of live.sl.ock industry provides for grazing districts and range  administration undor Commissioner.  A-nnun' grazing permits issued based  on nuini>uiri ranged: priority for established 'iwntjrs. K'ock-ownerfl may  form AHiiociatlona for range management, ^reo, or partially free, ;<urmiUi  for Hei t'l'M, camperu or traveller:), up  to ten 'lend.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKK  your  repairs to  Armgozi, sboo  ro  palrur.     Tho   Hub.    Look  for  the   Hly  13o(jL.

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