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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist May 14, 1920

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 B-������WW-M_������pMI-_mi  mmz$mwiMvf*r*  . .**/->*.*'..������...*  ; ?  :-*���������,' /  V -iWdl- ft* ^r^^^~  Ke.ttl e Ya li&y /O'f c h a rd i st  ���������!!.. ,  -*    .   .^-library... -.���������.'.  /  19TH YEAR���������No 29  GRAND-FORKS.   B. 0., FRIDAY,   MAY 14, >1920  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  81.00 PER YEAR  L FUSSED  City Electrician's Appoint  ment Connrmed--No-  tice of Tax and Rate  Levy Bylaw  The mayor and all the aldermen  were present at the regular meeting  of the city council on Monday evening.  An enquiry was received from  an  Alberta town regarding the chemical  fire engine which is offered  for sale  by the city.   The clerk was instruct*  ed to send the available information  respeoting it and to ask for an offer.  A letter was read   from   Managar  Niles, of   the   Bank of  Commerce,  stating that the bank was   prepared  to   advance   the   money, at 7 per  :   cent interest, to meet   the payment  ot the bonds maturing on  the 15th  inst.  The matter of establishing a new  city   pound   with   shade   was discussed.   The question  was  referred  to the board of  works for investiga  tion.  . The, usual grist of ..accounts., were  ordered to be paid.  The city electrician was instructed  to turn in his pipe thawing book  and also his stock book to the city  office.   :  The finance committee was instructed to dispose of a sufficient  amount of Victory bonds to meet  the payment of tbe bonds maturing  July 15: "������.'.;  The   chairman   of   the  board of  works reported that tbe board - was  endeavoring  to secure a  supply of  gravel for graveling the  streets.   He  recommended tbar an effort be made  to secure the waste material from the  Rock Candy mill for  this  purpose,  . and that steps be taken to  ascertain  what it can be laid down in the city  for; also that the clerk be instructed  to write to J. A.   McCallum, general  road foreman,  asking him  to take  up with the   public   works   department the matter of government assistance   for   the  upkeep  of main  streets  io   municipalities   used   as  links   in   the  transprovine al highway.   Both recommendations  were  approved.  He also reported that the  mayor,   the   fire chief and himself  had inspected  tbe old   bouses  belonging to Dr. Boyce and   to Mrs.  McKay, near   the  Great   Northern  s a'ion,a"nd that they had condemned  the   same   and   ordered  them to be  removed.  A resolution was adopted confirming the appointment of T.  Meaks, -of Wilkie, Sisk., as city  electrician at a salary of Si52 50 per  month.  The chairman   of  the   water  and  light committee reported that W. J.  Galipeau had been instructed   to remove   the   loose  sections in the re  eervoir.  Tbe clerk was instructed to take  the necessary steps to secure notice  of water rights for the city on Mill  creek.  A. bill for $605 for the maintenance of three men from this city Jn  caused .some discussion. On .motion,  the clerk was instructed to correspond with the finance minister regarding it.  The clerk was instructed to send  1000 folders descriptive of the city  and valley to Agent General Wade  in London.  The assessor was instructed to  complete the assessment roll in conformity with Section 211 of the Municipal act.  Aid. Hull was granted permission  to introduce two money bylaws.  Both were advanced to the third  reading stage,,  Aid. Hull gare-notice that at the  next meeting .of the council he  would ask leave to introduce a tax  and rate levy bylaw.  , At a special meeting of the coun  cil Wednesday evening the two  money bylaws were reconsidered  and finally paesed, and Aid., Hull  was granted leave to introduce a tax  and rate levy bylaw. The latter was  advanced to the third reading stage.  Grand Forks and Danville  Open the Baseball Sea-  nmd  up   to<vn.     A feature  of  the  game was'  Kid well's' double   hand  spring stop of a liner, and the crowd  gave him a good   handclap  by way  of appreciation.  ANNUAL COVER CROPS  IN OLD ORCHARDS  MANY MTY  [EXPERIMENTAL FARMS NOTE.]  The   question   of   handling   our  Son Willi a Remarkably, older orchards from a cultural standpoint is becoming   more   and   mo-e  Good. Game  News of the City  On Friday last onotber  would-be  clever artist was seated in  the  picture show, giving vent to  the most'  abusive  language, when  Geo. Stan-  field, of the provincial police, - hap  pened to come along.    Needless to  Bay   that   the scene was changed iu  quick-change  artist  time, and   the  would-be "it" was lauded in jail by  the provincial   policeman     He was  brought before   the magistrate the  folldwingmorning, when he said his  name was Lewis Briggs.    This scene  ended by Briggs paying a   fine   of  $15 and costs���������$2���������the amount being $17 altogether. . Briggs   is   still  wondering where the other $2'came  in for costs.  I A. Spinks, city electrician of  Grand Forks for the past four or  five yearly expects to leave today for  Sacramento, Cal., where he has a  position waiting for him. Mrs.  Spinks left for that city on Wednesday. Their friends in this city wish  them success in their new southern  home.  Malcolm Henderson had a head-  on ooilision with an American car  at the bridge near Christina lake last  Sunday afternoon. Both cars were  filled with people, but beyond some  minor bruises and a few bloody  noses, no one sustained an serious  injury. The cars were badly darn*  aged.  \V. Howe, a workman on the  new road below Laurier,was brought  to the Grand Forks hospital this  evening, having been severely injured in an accident. He was suffering from a crushed foot and  other injuries.  Dr. Ponton, of the Vancouver  General hospital, was in the city  this week on business in connection wtth the movement having for  its object the standardization of the  hospitals in this province.  A dispatch from Victoria says  that S. R Almond has been appointed registrar of voter under the  new Elections act in Grand Forks  riding.  the  Old Men's Home at Kamloops Truil  Mrs. Barry Logan will leave next  week for .a visit to Fire valley  prior   to joining   her   husband   in  A good g.me but an unsatisfactory  finish,    was   the   verdict   after   the  baseball game between Danville and  the home .team here this week. '; The  only  run ..of   the  game was scored  after the   umpire   had    booted   a  grounder   in    the    fifth,   allowing  Pitcher Foley of tbe Danville  team  to score. In the ninth  inning,  with  two out, Grand  Forks had Cagnon  and   Duffield   on third and   second  as runners, when the batter, Kid well,  hit a grounder outside of  third base  line, which took a   hop  and  struck  Cagnon, who was running in on the  hit.    The  Danville   umpire   called  Cagnon   out, but  the   decision   is  open to question.    The hit was   undoubtedly foul, so there'was no  necessity  in   fielding  it, and  Cagnon  was   certainly   right   in   taking   a  chance tha' he might  be sent  back  to third on the.play.  Tbe play'was interesting from the  start, Grand Forks getting a  runner  to third  in   the   first inning,   after  blanking Danville in their  half   by  three strikeouts.   Nothing more wa's  done on either side until   the   fifth,  although   in   the   third,   with  the  bases full, the Grand Forks pitcher,  Duffield,   pitched himseld out of a  bad hole by striking out three men.  In tbe fifth the umpire took a hand,  or,more correctly,a foot,in the game,  when begot in the way of a grounder,  allowing Foley to score the only run  of the game.  In the sixth only three  batters faced each   pitcher.    In   tbe  seventh all the   home   batters  flied  out   to   fielders, although   Danville  succeeded in getting a man to  third  in their half.   .In the eighth   both  sides got a man as far second. Then  came the famous memorable fluke  of  the   ninth   inning, Grand Forks  being last at bat. It was a most disappointing finish, but the next time  the   same   teams    meet   a   record  crowd will surely be present  to   see  the   breaks go the other way.    Duffield, the Grand   Forks   pitcher, did  good work, striking out  fifteen   batters, and Pitcher Foley, of Danville,  struck   out the same number.    Hits  off Duffield 4,  off Foley   3;  errors,  Grand Forks 2,  Danville 3;  passed  to first on balls, none.   The  batting  order was as follows:  Danville���������Ray Foley, 1 b.; Brink-  man, c, McFee, 3 b.; Powers, l.f.;  Kadigan, s.s.; W, Rollins, 2 b.; Roy  Foley, p.; Logsdon, c.f.; O. Rollins, r.f.  Grand Forks���������Surig, lb.; Cagnon,  2b.; Duffield, p.; Kidwell, e.s.; Nevv-  bauer, c.f.; Siddell, 3b.; Atwood, c;  Mcllwaine, l.f ; Tepoortin, r.f. W.  Kidwell replaced Tepoortin in the  fifth.  Umpire, Patterson; attendance,  300.  The day was a little chilly for  good ball, and the spectators rather  resented the delay in startiug the  game, caused by Manager   PaJiu.ki,  important each year.   A few advantages of the annual cover crops may  prove of use to our   prowers     Tbe.y  supply nitrogen, so essential   to   the  growth   and   fruiting   of   the trees;  they supply humus to keep our  so 1  loose and friable and hold heat   and  moisture, and give us the advantage  of   clean   cultivation   at   the time  when   most ' needed, that is during  tbe period of the year   when    water  shortage  may occur.    Tbey can be  usefully applied in   ripening up our  season's growth and   thereby  allowing the trees to go  into   the   winter  well   matured,   which,    with     our  changeable winters, is of such   great  importanc in the prevention of win  ter injury.    Some of  our   orchards  which have received shallow  irriga  tion and have been in clover or sod  for a number of years  have  a  very  shallow   root  system   and must be  handled very carefully to avoid cutting   too   many  large roots, and in  some  cases   the   annual cover crop  should be disced in.   But ploughing  is  to  be preferred, as no operation  so thoroughly stirs up the soil  and  puts it in such good   condition   to  store moisture and sunshine.  The procedure is; Seed every otbe  row in the middle of A.ugu_t or the  beginning of September with one or  one and a half bushels of   hairy   or  fall vetch to the acre.   This allows  wagons to haul fruit on the   unseeded   rows, aud the  pickers   will   do  very little harm by walking   on   it.  This plant stands our winters   very  well   and  starts early  in the spring  and makes a rapid growth.  As soon  as the ground-is workable seed   the  unseeded rows to  spring vetch, one  or one and a half bnshels to the acre.  By the end of May   or   middle   of  June   the   vetches   are    ready   to  plough under. Just  before ploughing we give the crop a good irrigation; roll before we start to  plough,  and put   on   a  very Bharp   rolling  coulter and   keep it high   enough  just   to   enter   the   soil a couple of  inches; then disc tbe land well  and  harrow.   If   the  soil  is  moist and  warm tbe vegetable matter is  fioon  rotted, and with good  cultivation is  soon   distributed   through the soil.  Where large amounts ofj manure are  not available   this method puts our  land in the best possible  condition  to apply fertilizers when needed.   A  few years of this Treatment will give  us good results in increased  growth  and crops.  Prairie People Arc Eager  Parchasers of Kettle  Valley Orchards and  Farms  T-vo df'sils for Kettle vaIi^v   oipIi-  ards   were   closed   thi������   nmniinj/ hv  Robertson &, Egg.   Trie first wis th*  sale  of   J    D     Carnpbel.'d   ten-acre  orchard, which is just coming   into  bearing,   to   C  C. Heaven,   of this  city, the consideration being S2000.  The property is situated a couple of  miles east of town.   The second deal  was tbe   sale   of M.   Fr'aokovitcb's  ten acre  orchard, just  east   of   the  city,    which   comprises  about  700  bearing   fruit   trees, to C. A. Craw,  ford,   of  Cowley,   Aha.   Mr. Crawford will bring   his   family to this  city as soon as possible.  Two transfers were also made  through the agency of Meggitt &  Knight this morning. Mrs. John  Ross sold her homestead of 1-60  acres, east of town, to R. T Rinson,  of Eniwistle, Alta., the consideration being in the neighborhood oi  $2500. Mr. Ronson has three sons  who will move to this city. The  Ketchen ranch, comprising lh acres,  was also sold today to W. B". Robinson, who comes from the same Alberta towu as Mr. Ranson. The  price paid was S1S00.  Another transfer of real estate was  made earlier in the week, when H.  W. Sturgeon,of Winnipeg, purchased  theacreage property south of the city  belonging to Sam E. Siddell through  the Meggitt it Kr.ight agency. Mr.  Sturgeon will take possession at  once, and he expects bis family to  arrive here next week.  E. C. Henniger yesterday pur  chased direct from tbe owner the  fine residence on Winnipeg avenue  owned by W. J. Mclntyre, of Pen-  ticton, which has been occupied for  some time by Inspector King of tbe  Mounted Police. The consideration  has not been made pubiic.  THE WEATHER  How He Felt  A pretty girl askrd a soldier who  was just discharged from the hospital,  "And how did you feel when the bullet went through your arm?" ''Well,"  said the hero, "I felt distinctly bored,  don't you know."  "Mother," said Tommy, 'is it right  to say, 'I water the horse' when I  give him drink?"  "Certainly," said the mother.  "Then," said Tommy, "I'm going'  of the Danville team, having an  er- to milk the cut."  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  7���������Friday   79  S��������� Saturday.... 73  9- Sunday  G_  10���������Monday    6-1  11���������Tuesday  67  12���������Wednesday.. 61  13    Thursday  69  May  Min.  39  41  44  49  48  4 1  50  Inchcn  Rainfall  0.17  T. Meaks, the new city electrician,  and family have moved into the  house just vacated by Mr. and Mrs.  Barry Logan.   '  Mrs. "W. Brooks and daughters  have returned from a three weeks'  visit to Seattle, Vancouver and other  coast cities.  E,  F.   Laws   visited  Wash., this week.  Sunnyside.  The catch of halibut for tho month  of March brought into Prince Rupert  totalled 1,483,000 pounds.  ffi-Bnrs. ������_-__-_ THE   SUN,   GRAND   F0EKS,   B. G.  Was dran_t Jfarks ������tm  AN INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  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 Gkand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMl'.IA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, MAY 14, 1920  It seems to be a natural characteristic of a  person with an uneasy' conscience to have  an antipathy for cemeteries. And we can assign no other cause for the hatred which the  editor of our local contemporary appears bo  entertain for the burial grounds in this city.  The city cemetery, we might added, was considered a reputable place until tue editor of  the Gazette'became chairman of the cemetery  committee. As there is no likelihood of him  retaining the position very long, the sequential inference is, that it will soon regain its  good name, and people living within half a  mile of it need be in no haste to move to other  sections of the city. If the chairman of the  cemetery committee would rearrange his judg-  pient,- and transfer the contempt which he  entertains for the cemetery to his own paper,  and the esteem he has for his paper to the  cemetery, there is. no reason why he should  not gain an immediate reputation for wisdom.  There will be no overproduction of foodstuffs as long as the farmers have to pay five  and six dellars a day for farm laborers.  Juvenile athletic prodigies do not generally  become really great athletes. Ordinarily the  boy who starts with natural ability and improves his talent normally year by year is the  one that ultimately reaches the top. It would  be interesting to know whether the reason is  physical or psychological.  Tablets from ancient Babylon, which belong  to Stanford University, show distinctly the  prints of the fingers that moulded them more  than four thousand years ago. Few "footprints  on the sands of time" have endured as long,  and even little Johnnie's fingor marks on the  pantry door can hardly last longer.  Col. Lawrence, Palmer had an amazingly  wide knowledge of the language, [customs and  character of the Arabs, and, like Col. Lawrence, he succeeded in his mission; but before  he could leave the desert he was murdered by  hostile Arabs. He is buried in St. Paul's  Cathedral.  In collecting $5,500,000,000 internal rev-  en ve during the calendar year 1919 the United  States accomplished a feat never before  ���������achie.ved. The great task was done without  eont'usion and without destroying production  or business enterprise.  There is an old saying, "Don't look for a  leak in a gas pipe with a lighted match: you  might find it." Most people regard the saying  as a joke, but there is still need enough to  take it seriously. Only a few weeks a<'0 ex-  ploding gas and the fire that followed killed  four people in a western twon. When you notice the odor of gas the only safe light is an  electric torch.  Time, the inexorable critic, leaves nothinu  except the intrinsically great and the essentially good.  The remarkable feat of Col. Thomas Lawrence, the young English scholar from the  University of Oxford, who won over, the Arabian armies under Emir Fctsal to thn side of  the allies, is much like thnt of an earlier  scholar, __dward Henry j';ilnier, professor of  Arabic in the University of Cambridge, whom  the British government in 1882 sent into the  desert to keep the Arab tribes from joining a  revolt against the Egyptian government.  Like  The wear-your old-clothes clubs that have  become popular in England and that are gaining a foothold in this country have.advantages  that may make great international orders of  them. Membership, instead of calling for'an  assessment, means only having and wearing  an old suit; and old clothes are always more  comfortable than new ones. Moreever, rank  must necessarily depend on the condition of  the clothes, and that as time goes on will become���������-shall we say ranker?���������so that merely  maintaining membership will automatically  promote .the member, without fees, to the  higher levels of the order. A"\amde of those  who have attained the thirty-third degree  should by worth seeing, says the Youth's  Companion.  Indicative of the impression Created in various parts of the country in respect of the manner in which the public accounts of this province for the Inst fiscal year were presented to  tqe legislature by the minister of finance, the  following excerpts from editorial comment will  be read by British Columbians with particular  interest:  Says the Toronto Globe: "The government  of British Columbia has set a good example  to other governments by the full, clear, aud  complete manner in which it has published its  public accounts for the last fiscal year."  The Edmonton Journal: "The example  given by British Columbia should have a beneficial effect elsewhere."  The Financial Post: "The first annual statement of public accounts of any Canadian government���������-federal or provincial���������to be issued  with revenue and expenditures of each department of the government segregated under  one heading, and with corresponding- tables  showing actual and estimated revenue and expenditures in each item side by side was  tabled in the British Columbia legislature last  week. This business-like form of presenting  the public accounts is the culmination of a  series of important improvements in government auditing that have characterized the accounts and estimates of the coast province  during the past two or three years."  The Monetary Times: "Theaccounts for the  year have been prepared so that the cost of  each unit of service may be known and compared from year to year. The cost of each department and of each subdivision of the department is shown, including salaries, maintenance of buildings, and all  miscellaneous  ex-  i  penses."  Canadian Finance: "The public acceunts of  British Columbia recently tabled in the ligis  lature are further striking proof of the many  improvements- in * governmental accounting  which have resulted in placing expert accountants in charge of such matters. The accounts  referred to enable any interested person to  ascertain immediately not only the cost of  operating, and the revenue derived from each  department of the government, but also from  each division or department of that branch.  The public accounts now give reliable information readily obtainable and easily understood regarding the values, received for monies  expended. Although Manitoba had a start of  two years in its efforts to improve govevn-  jmental accounts, it must be admitted that,  (British Columbia already has taken the 1-��������������������������� :  ! in this very important work. British Colli"  ' dia's public accounts are particularly lucid a i  understandable."  The Canadian Municipal Journal: "As a  model in efficiency and compilation the report  is worth following, not only by other provinces, but by the municipalities."  LOOKING AHEAD  and protecting yourself from eye  ��������� troubles is indeed mighty good  foresight. If your head is often  dizzy or your vision blur.*, it is  time (o allow us to make  AN EXAMINATION  We can fit you to glasses that will  correct your fault and be a comfort to the eyes.  A. D. MORRISON    ��������� ,'  Jeweller and Optieian  GRANJ) FORKS, B.C.  C.V.MEGGITT  Real Estate and Insurance  OKCIIAKDS, 'FARM.- LANDS   AND CITY  PROPERTY  r  Excellent facilities for selling- your forms  We have agents at ol ICoast and Prairie  Points.  AVE CARRY AUTOMOBILIi INSURANCE.  DEALER IN POLES, POSTS AND TIES,  AND FARftI PRODUCE  Reliable iuformiition rcerur>liii>/ this distrk t  cheerfully furnished We solicit jour enquiries  n���������������____.������������������^h_m_h_  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  REAL ESTATE  FIRE INSURANCE  and Financial Agen ts  Branch Office:  Royal  Bank Bldj*-  GEO.C. EGG  ���������'���������������������������'. in charge.   . ���������;'''  FARM   LANDS OUR SPECIALTY  Nelson       GRAND FORKS       Trail  GRAND FORKS  Transfer Company  DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Props  City Baggage and General  Transfer  Coal,   Wood  and   Ice  for Sale  Offi  ice   at  R.   F.   Petrie's Store  Phone 64  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street  Tlie 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 comprisingabont 4 acres  of finest cultivated land.     , .,..  ���������We  consider   this   property worth  $3000,easily. _  Today! it is  offered  for  $1700.  For further particulai-3 see  JAS. II. RYLEY, Davis  Block, ov  GEO. C. EGG, Manager for Hugh  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  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want  Sold on easy monthly payments by*  cTHiller C& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers'"  r  Make Your Telephone  Service, More  Effective  Anyone will acknowledge that promptness in answering the telephone is a courtesy shown the caller. Promptness can  be made more effective when you announce who is speaking, with perhaps  the name of the firm. Not only is it a  courtesy to the caller, but it helps your  own business���������it shows you are respon-  s:ve, appreciative.  COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY ue~.h* ,jK.1 ,--'*������--���������������������'>J-*'**"5  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  !   (/)/���������  i   "<  r<  (:'���������������������������  Anient History  News Items and Comment Which  Appeared in The Sun for the  Corresponding Week Eighteen Years Ago  Five carloads of machinery for the  Cascade Water, Power <fc Light company arrived last week. '  G. Earl  McCarter, late editor  of  the Gazette, will leave   on Saturday  for Pendleton, Ore., were he has   ac  cepted   an editorial position  on the  East Orsgonian.  Almost the sole topic of con versa  tion on the streets of Grand Forks  Thursday was the sale of the Gazette,  which was consummated Wednesday  night. The purchaser is E.: D. Hall,  of the News.       .  Business on Government avenue,  Columbia, has Materially improved  since railway construction commenced.  It has shaken off its former drowsi  ness, and now presents the appearance of a live, up-to date city thoroughfare.  Walter Ross has won first prize for  the biggest fish story. While angling  in Smelter   lake  a  few days ago he  caught   a  big   black fish of peculiar   ^ ..    t   formation. On close  examination   he   who had some appreciation of   letters  Unappreciated Laureates  The poets laureates of England  have net always been such as a committee of critics,' or even of represent  ative readers, would have selected for  the crown. The late Alfred Austin,  author of some very pretty verses, was  by no means the weakest poet to hold  the honor; but it was generally believed to exceed his merits. In the  recent Life and Letters of Lady Dorothy Nevill an anecdote, is related of  the meeting of the poet and a distin*  guished lawyer���������a man endowed with  more with than kindness.  "May I ask, Mr. Austin," said the  lawyer soon after they were introduced, "do you find that poetry  pays?"  "Thank you," replied Austin, good  naturedly   overlooking   the imperti  nence of the question.    "I  do pretty  well;   I   always manage to keep the  wolf from the door.'*  "And pray, do you read your  poetry to the wolf?"  The uncalled-for cruelty of such a  thrust far exceeds its wife, witty  though it undoubted was. Much more  comfortably enjoyable is the oft-  quoted    comment   of   a   British peer  noticed something odd about its right  side.    Being of an investigating turn  boiling  It did.  of mind, he decided to see   if  wouldn't solve  th_ mystery.  Taking the fish from the   hot  water,  he saw,the words "All Hands" quite  plainly branded on its side. Mr^Ross  is now exhibiting the   branded  "por������  son of the fish's skin   as  evidence of  tlie veracity of his tale.     The history  surrounding-  the     branded   fish   is  shrouded in mysterv-    It might, however, have had   a   thousand  different  origins,   A big four masted schooner  on Smelter ocean may have struck an  uncharted stump in midsea and foun-  erech and the crew, about to  perish,  probably   had   sufficient   foresight to  brand the fish ahd send   it shoreward  as. a   last message  to their anxious  wives and   relatives,   the  inscription  in this cise   meaning, of course, that  '���������all hands" were in peril.   And still,  a,'ain, it is possible that some   highly  civilized race of people, yet undiscov.  ored by the hardy   explorer, may  re-  si'Je  at the  headwaters of the North  Fork, who  have   taken   to  branding  the   fish   and   are herding tliem like  Texas   steers.    In   this    case    "All  Hands"   would    probably   mean   tiie  name of the tribe  claiming   jurisdic  tion over these fish     Or (and this, to  our mind, is the most   pmbab'e  solu  t''in)    perhaps    the     Gran'l     Forks  .Moiriian and Stream club has   com-  Winv-Q I branding the fish   in  Smelte'*  lake    if this last hypothesis is cerWit  niii'r<    rem a: in    no   doubt  as   to the  me -fling of the mystic   words     They  w >uld .simply be a wa-ning to  poach*  ers to keep "all hands" off.  on the appointment to the laureate-  ship in 1790 of the feeble and ridiculous versifier, Henry Pye.  "Well," said a friend to the noble  lord, "so his majesty has bestowed  the laurel on Pye."  "Pye!" exploded his lordship wrath-  fully. "Pye! Pye! Drat the creature,  I would rather he were baked than  garnished!"  grizzled, plain-spoken  man, what he  thought of his morning effort.  "Wall," said the old man, slowly,  "I'll ye in a kind of parable. I re-  men- ber Tunk Weatherbee's fust deer  hunt; when he was green. He follered  the deer's tracks all right, but he follered them all day in the wrong direction." '���������"/-���������  Plenty of Time  A Scotch minister one misty  even  lng   fell   into  a deep mudhole from*  which   he   could   not  climb out and  shouted'for help.  A passing laborer hearing him,  looked down and asked who he was,  and then remarked:  "Weel, weel. ye needna kick up sic  a noise. Ye'll no be needed afore  Sawbath, an' this only Wednesday  nicht.''  Well Known  "The girl has no reference from her  previous mistress, but I will take her  if you are sure that you know her  personally," the desperate searcher  for a servant said.  "Oh, yes, I know Mary well," the  employment agant declared. "Why,  I've known her for ten years. Through  all that time she's been coming in  here every ten days to get a new situation."  At the Next Election  Dora���������How did you vote?  Flora���������In my brown suit and squirrel toque.  A donkey stepped into a store one  day and asked for the proprietor, who  walked out of his private office to meet  him, but was surprised to see a donkey in his store. "Why are you here?"  he asked. "Yon know that this is no  lace ifor a donkey." "I am here,"  aid the donkey, "because I saw your  advertisement on the fence that sur  rounds my pasture. I knew that you,  too, must be a donkey, 'or you would  have placed your advertisement in a  live newspaper, where it would be  read by people, not donkeys. Being  lonesome today I thought I would be  neighborly and call on you."  A Profitable Investment  There was onoe a college man, says  Harvey's Weekly, who was noted for  the profusion with which he spent,  wasted and lost money in everything  he did, and who kept up the practice  for some years in business after he  left his Alma Mater. He disappeared  for a few years, and when found  again he was working a farm. A  friend asked him how he was gettin"  on, and he replied with enthusiasm:  "Splendidly! Top wavo of pros-  purity!"  "But, man, you don't mean that  you are making monay on this farm?"  "Oh, no! f never expect to make  any money. Uut I'm losing it slower  than 1 ever did before!"  DYEING AND CLEANING  WORKS  Phone 200 P. O. Box 125  Grand Forks, Ii. C.  M-) profiteering���������The Stiii, SI 00.  Tiie Deacon's Parable  A f.t.'lf conscious and egotistical  young clergyman was supplying tlie  pulpit of a country church. After the  service lie asked one of the deacons, u  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Made   to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds,  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. C. McGUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVBNUF  . t_sJ   *3l   t. J.CE3  TUTR. BUSINESS r^MAN,  have you ever thought  that advertising putf you in  good company? It is an old  saying that a man is known  by the company he keeps.  When you join the ranks of  the advertisers you join the  ranks of the biggest and  most successful merchants  and manufacturers in the  world.  \2 How many large concerns  can you name in any large  city in the country?   Name  them   and you   will  notice  .that all are big'advertisers  and all are leaders in  their  lines.   Ask your friends   to  name the   most   successful  merchants they know in the  big cities, and in  each case  the name of 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.  <&#  i  B  M THE   SU_v;    GRAND    FORKS,    B.JX  NEW  ICE CREAM PARLORS  "*MapIe Leaf" JLcc Cream  Crushed Fruit Sundaes  Special Sundaes  Ice Cream Sodas  Phosphates  Milk Shakes  Finest Parlors in the Boundary  Country.     Courteous   Service.  Opeo after the show.  ROBERT F. PETRIE  Second door from Empress Theatre  city, to the Sanitarium for an X-ray  examination for dental purposes.  Mrs. Garrett escaped with several  severe bruises. Dr. Morrison died  on Saturday.  THERE IS ONLY ONE  GENUINE ASPIRIN  Newsof~the City  3.   J.   Warren,   president of the  Consolidated company,accompanied  by a party of railway  officials  consisting of D.C. ColemaD,  vice-president of the C.P.R. and president  of  the Kettle Valley   line, Superintend  dent McCollough of   Penticton, and  Divisional   Superintendent   W.   0.  Miller, arrived in the city by special  train Wednesday morning on an inspection tour.    They   made  aside  trip  to   the  Rock   Candy property  during the morning, and left for the  east at 11 o'clock.  E. A. Savag-, who has the contract to drive a tunnel on the  Bertha Pathfinder, reports that the  work is progressing favorably.  F. M. Kerby is.doing some sur  veying work at Rock Creek.  Judge J. R. Brown visited Green  wood on Tuesday.  Oscar Lachmund, the well known  mining engineer, will soon make a  trip'to the Orient upon professional  business.  Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross"  are Aspirin���������No others 1  It costs the Gianby company 15������  cents a pound to produce copper at  its Anyox smelter.   ,  The Sunday scboolf pupils of  Knox Presbyterian church gave a  concert in the Empress theater last  night which was greatly enjoyed by  a big audience.  Notice to  Water Consumers  All consumers of city water are requested to use it as carefully and  sparingly as possible while the city  reservoir is being repaired.  1 RANK MILLER,  Chairman Water-Light Committee  If you don't see the "Bayer Cross"  on the tablets, refuse them���������they are  not Aspirin at all.       -  Insist on genuine "Bayer Tablets of  Aspirin" plainly stamped with the safety  "Bayer Cross"���������Aspirin prescribed by  physicians for nineteen years and proved  safe by millions for Headache, Tooth-  aclie, Earache, Rheumatism, Lumbago,  Colds,    Neuritis,   and    Pain   generally.  Handy tin boxes of 12 .tablets���������also  larger "Bayer" packages. Made in  Canada.  'Aspirin is the trade mark (registered  in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  Monoaceticacidester of Salicylicacid.  While it is well known that Aspirin  means Bayer manufacture, to assist the  public against imitations, the Tablets of  Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped  with their general trade mark, the  "Bayer Cross."  cTWANTEL  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 large, with  a full line of office wall clocks.  Prices are moderate, $5.00 to $15.00  JOHN GRASSICK  Successor to TIMBERLAKE, SON C& CO.  The richness of the ore now being  shipped from the Providence _uioe  at Greeuwood is said to be attracting much attention in Portland and  other western cities.  The prospects for a big fruit crop  in this valley were never as bright  at this season of the year as they  are at present.  Public School Inspector Miller  was in the city the latter part of last  week.  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  thousands of people  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 is at present  taking place in the state of Texas.  Write to Messrs. YORK & WEBSTER, 419 -Winch Buildina, Vancouver,   B.C.,  for  a  copy  of  the  Texas Pacific Oil News.   ...:  Automobiles for Sale���������1 Mitchell  o-passenger, 1 Mitchell Roadster and  1 Ford.   Apply C. V. Meggitt.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  NOTICE Be ASSESSMENT  ROLL, 1920  All   free miners'   licenses  pxpire  on May 31.  BUY "DIAMOND DYES"  DON'T RISK MATERIAL  Each package of "Diamond Dyes" contains directions so simple that any  woman can dye any material without  streaking, fading or running. Druggist  has color card���������Take no other dye!  The road between Grand Forks  and Greenwood is in good condtion  for all kinds of traffic.  Tbe Providence mine at Greenwood shipped 50 tons to-Trail last  Saturday, and will ship 1-50 tons  this month. Some of this ore is  worth $12,000 a carload.  W. P  Wetherell, formerly of this  city, is now   manager of the   Em  press theater in Vernon.  Whisky is worth -$25 in Canada  and $-50 in Spokane. Who wouldn't  be a smuggler?  Last Friday Dr J. E Morrison,  dentist, of Nelson, was fatally in-  j ir^-d when his c;ir vv^nt over an  eobankroent near B.dfour He wa������-  taking Mrs. Geo   B. GarreU, of   this  ATTENTION IS CALLED to  Section 211 of 1919   Amendments   to  Municipal Act, which provides as follows:  "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, being 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 of his said charge  as stated in the said notice. Such no  tice shall state 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  by the terms of which he is liable to  pay the taxes therron "  JOHN  A. HUTTON,  Assessor.  WATER NOTICE  (DIVERSION AND USE.)  TAKE NOTICE that Tbe Corporation of tbo  I City- of Grand Forks, whose address is  Post Office Box 220, Grand 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 Eoiith-westerlv and drains into  North Fork of Kettle Rtver 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, Similka-  meen Division of Yale District, and will be  used for domestic (Municipal Waterworks)  purpose upon the land described as the corporate limits of the Cltv of Grand Forks and  pan of P. 1-ots 494 and 534, G. I., the corporate  limiOsof the City of Grand Forks. B. (J., and  those portions of L)is:rict Lots 494 and 534 as  set out in Section 10 of (lertificnte of Approval dated 8th day of October. 1919. This  notice was posted on the ground on the 12ili  day of May, 1920. A copy of this notice and  an application pursuant (hereto and to the  "Water Act, 1914," will be filed in the office of  the Water Recorder. Grand Forks, B. 0.  Objections to the application maybe filed  with the said Water Recorder or with tbe  Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria. B.C., within fifty days  after the first appearance of this notice in h  looal newspaper. The date of the first publication of this notice is May 14th, 1920.  Corporation ok this City cf Grand Fokks,  : Applicant.  ���������    By John A. Hutton, Agent.  CORPORATION OF  THE CITY OF GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Real Estate and Insurance  Established 1910  A Sale of Lots and Acreage owned by the City of  Grand Forks will be held  in June, 1920.  Complete list of Property  with upset prices may be  seen at the City Office.  Watch for further details.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  City Clerk  Orchards       Fiirms       Farm Lands  City Property  We have excellent facilities for selling-your  property. Afjetits at Nelson, Calgary and  other Prairie points. Vancouver Agents:  STERLING INVESTMENTS  KKLI-ETT & ITTEU  R.Ur.ble information recording this district  elienrfully furnished. We solicit your enquiries.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. EL Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  '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 my easy sale plan fin terms. V  First-Class Repair Work done in Blaoksmithine, Brazing,  Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork, Etc.  J. K. MOOYBOER SB_&^_5_ftC������  Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock  Padlock Safety Paper, for private  bankchecks, (kept in stock by The  Sun Job Department.  Those wishing neat sign painting  to ornament their business places  should call on VV. P. O'Connor, a  returned soldier.  Office I  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  PETERSEN & DINSMORE, proprietors  rpHE 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  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.  1 Aib us quote you our  prices.  New Type  Latest Style]  Faces  PHE  SUN  Columbia Avenue and  J.nke Street  TELEPHONE  R101  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.  -.fas-mum price of first-class land  reduced to $6 an acre; second-class to  $2.59 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. '  i*#  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  ���������fly* 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, be-  . cause of: ill -health; or other cause, be  granted intermediate.certificate.of improvement' and transfer bis claim.  -Records without 'permanent residence "''may be issued, provided applicant, makes Improvements to extent of  $200 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  (ranted land. 4,  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be .leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For graaing .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, is .made.  PRE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS  ACT.  The scope of this Act Is enlarged t������  include all persons joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within whiofa tbe heirs or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act Is extended  from for one year.from the death of  such person, as formerly, until one  year after the conclusion of the present  war. This privilege is also made retroactive.  No fees relating to pre-emptions are  due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918.  Taxes are remittod for five years.  Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August  i, 1914, on account of payments, fee*  or tares on soldiers' pre-emptions.   '  Interest on agreements to purchase  town or city lots held by members of  Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired  direct or Indirect, remitted from 'enlistment to March 31, 1920.     ,.  SUB-PURCHASERS   OF  CROWN  LANDS.  Provision made for issuance of  Crown grants to sub-purchasers of  Crown Lands, acquiring rights from  purchasers who failed to complete  purchase, involving forfeiture, on fulfillment ot condition? of purchase, interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may  be distributed proportionately over  whole area. Applications must be  made by May 1, 1920.  GRAZING.  Grazing Act, 1919, for systematic  development ot livestock Industry provides for grazing districts and range  administration under Commissioner.  Annual grazing permits issued based  on numbers ranged; priority for established owners. Stock-owners may  form Associations for range management. Tree., or partially free, permita  for settlers, campers or travellers, up  1.0 ten head.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs to  Armson, Bboe  re  pairer.    The   Hub.    Look  for  the   Bi������  Boot.

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