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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist May 7, 1920

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 ���������*W*WW^"^^pBf^WP^**^^  ^iJr-'ixl!   ������?  v���������'",;>' :\     ���������-  ���������     -     '   ���������     .-  Legislaliv'e.Library   ',-,  '      '"  'II '  a  Kettle Valley Orcharclist  19TH YEAB*-No 28  GllAND FOKKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   MAY 7, 1020  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I .can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PEE YEAE  Tl SESSIONS  of cm COUNCIL  STANDING OF  "ENTRANCE ������������������-GLASS  Bond Issue and Appoini-  ment of City Electrician���������Court oi' Revision  June 7  At the adjourned meeting of tbe  city council oh Monday evening the  proposed bond issue and the appointment of a city, electrician ware the  leading questions considered. The  mayor and all the aldermen were  present.  CJEL Niles, manager of the Bank  of Commerce, addressed the council  and stated the conditions on   which  the   bank  was prepared to advance  the funds for the redemption of  the  bonds which  mature  on   the   15th  inst.    It appeared    quite   probable  that a satisfactory solution   will   be  arrived at.   The question   was   discussed at considerable length, and a  number of communications  bearing  on the subject  were read   from   the  inspector   of    municipalities    and  officials of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities.  The chairman of the finance com.  mittee was.instructed to communicate with eastern brokerage firms  with a view of securing a market  for the debentures tb be issued this  "  months.,  The board of works and the cemetery committee Vere given permission to work the prisoner now serving a sixty days' sentence in the city  jail.  It was decided to hold the court  revision in the council chamber on  Juue 7.  The agreement between the city  and tbe Ci-.y Cartage re team work  was ratified.  Applications  for the  position   of  city electrician  and superintendent  ofthe waterworks department  were  received from: John  D. Bell,   Vancouver,   aged  39,   married,    salary  wanted   -$165; James   Horton, Vancouver,    aged   28,   married,   salary  wanted SI To: Jas H. Wilson, Saskatoon, Sask., aged -IS, married,salary  wanted   $175;   T.   Meaks,   Wilkie,  Sask., married; salary wanted 8150;  Harry Liugbton, Yellowgrass,Sask.,  aged   -12,   married,   salary    wanted  SI05,   and a number of others    who  had failed to comply with the   conditions stated in the  advertisement.  After duly considering  the  applica  tions,   and   after hearing the  references  read,  tbe council selected TV  Meaks,   with  James   H.   Wilson as I  second  choice   in   the event   of Mr.  Meaks   being  unable   to  accept the  position.    Mr. Meaks lias  since  ar-  Tiie following is the standing of  pupils of of the principal's class of  the public school, as deteamined by  tests during the months of March  and April:  Maximum marks obtainable 1200  Thelma Hutton 86-1, "Clarence Donaldson S57, Cliilbi'd Brosvn 8-14, Eve,  lyn Stafford 843", Harry Boyce 829.  Jeannette Reaburn 820, Fred "Cjbper  810, Orville Baker 795; Eunice Hill  702, Lawrence McKinnon 783, James  Needham 78J,Kenneth Campbell 778,  Raymond Brown 777,: Irene Franko-  vitch 775, Jack Miller 7707 Marjorie  Kidd VIS, Charlotte. Luscombe 718,  Alice Ryan 717, William Screbneff  611, Leonia Reed 707, Winnifred  Ross G95, Rnth Euerby 695, Boyd  Nichols 679, Anna Crosby 664, Elsie  Nelson 6-1-2, Nellie Allan 60S, Clara  Brainier 591, Jennie Jewell 510,  Margaret Bruno 33L  Government's Plan of Developing Mines to Be  Tried in the Nbr.tli Fork  Gamp  Latest Report Says Farmers' of Valley Will Be  Given Choice of Two  Plans  According .to advices from Vic  toria this week, the irrigation project for this valley is hot- yet dead,  although a person might be par  cloned for having arrived at that  conclusion; A letter from our member states that he and E. A. CJeve  land, comptroller of water rights, ex  pect to reach Grand Forks about the  loth inst., and that they are bringing with them alternative plans for  an irrigation sys'em, one of which  he feels confident wid he satisfactory  to the ranchers of the district. As  soon is (he farmers decide which  system they want, he savs, steps  will be taken to form a water municipality.  The provincial government is  making active preparations to test  tbe ore bodies on some of the properties in Franklin camp by doing  considerable diamond drilling there  this summer. A contract has to do  this work has been awarded to'Wm.  Mitchell, of Spokane, who did a  great deal of diamond drilling for  the Canada Copper Corporation at  Copper mountain. /Mr. Mitchell's  foreman and two workmen, together  'with part of the outfit.arrived in the  city on Thursday, and this.morning  Mr. Freeland, resident mining engi  ueer, and the man who will have  charge of the wprk went up to the  camp to' look over the ground. It  is expected that the balance of the  outfit-wll reach herein a few days,  when it will be taken up to the camp,  and work commenced. It is cousider  ed quite probable that the first work  will be done on the Gloucester prop-  nivisiox vr. j  Mary Acres, Eric Clark, Alice..'  Dacre, Jean Donaldson, Thelma 'Hani"  sen, James Hardy, Willie Henniger,  "Dorothy Jnnesi Dorothy Kidd, Laird  McCalliiin, Annie MeCutelieon,Robina  McOutoheon, Daniel McDougii.il,  Helen McKinnon, Bruce McLaren,  Louise McPherson, Jigi Morelli, Mike  Moi'filli, Frtmcis O'Keefe, Genes Rossi,  Edna Wiseman,...",  DIVISION' VII.  Nellie Berry, Ian Clark, Jean  Clark, Owen Clay. Norman Cook,  Alice De Porter. Lillian Dunn. 1'redn"  Lyden, Euphemia McCallum, Eugene  McDougall, Anna McKinnon, -James  Miller, Lee Morella, E'iz-ik'tli Mooyboer, Charles Robertson, Bruce Smith,  Ruth Webster, Lily McDonald.Helen  Morgan, Charlotte   Acres,    Margnrftt i ply to the charges    levelled   '*m>tinst  Bii-t, Ethel Birt, Leo Gowans, Helen j him   in   two   memorabl  Sequel to Heading of  Mcmora blc Telegrams  in House During Dying"  Hours of Late Session  Victoria, May 5.���������By way   of  erty.  -���������A  PERFECT ATTENDANCE  of the City  Donald C. Manly, one of the most  popular young business men in  Gr.md Forks, and Miss Bernice M  Kuehn������, of Republic, were married  in Republic last Friday. After a  short wedding tirp.ihf young couple  returned to this city Monday even  ing They have taken up their  residence in Stanley Davis' house on  upper Main street.  George House, of Wermtchee,  who was the first barber to locate in  Grand Forks, has been spending  the week in the city lookind after  some minii'g property which he still  owns near the C.P.R. tunnel.  rived   in   the  city  wiih his family, |    and he is now familiarizing   himself!    &niCi*  tne  change  of time in the  with the duties of his office to  take ' C ^ ^'h  schedule  last  Sunday, all  charge on the 12th. j trains   have  discontinued   running  Another adjourned meeting of the i 0V'L'r   the  Tf ir(]  street bridge.    The  council was held yesterday morning,  when   the conditions of   the debenture bylaw were considered and   arrangements   made  for   printing the  ru lS in Uld I)iU'ks !,P  bonds.  w-.-tbuund p"*se"ger train bnel-rs  down to the down-towu sfition  fioui Columbia, and   the  easibound  to the   main  line.  Sam   M:  l-'i   is   dtci ltd'y  of   the  Alex Johnson has  gone   to  Oak-  opinion  that   nil    new   automobile  land, Cal., where he expects   to   re-  owners should employ   professional  main permanently. chuulTeurs.  The following pupils of the   Grand  Forks Public School were neither late  nor absent during.the month of April:  phincipal's class.  Orville Baker, Harry- Boyce, Clif  ford Brown, Raymond Brown, Clara  Brunner, Kenneth Campbell, Anna  Crosby, Ruth Eureby, Irene Fianko-  vitch, Eunice li'iil, Charlotte Lus-  combe, Lawrence McKinnon, James  Needham, Jeannette Reaburn, Leonia  Reed, William Serebueil'.  DIVISION ii.  Jennie Allan. Lillian Brown,-Howard Boyce, James Clark, Herbert  Clark, Lizzie Gordon, Ruth Hesse,  Ruth Larama, Edna Lnscombe, Clar*  ence Mason. Alborta McLeod, Kathleen Muiford, Rita Niles, Elizabeth  Otterbine. James Otterbine, Hilda  Smith, Emerson Reid Hazel Wal-  dron, lye Wagdroii, Nellie Young,  Louise Harkness.  DIVISION III.  Vera Bickerton, Janet Bonthron,  Edith Clay, Gertrude Clark, Francis  Crosby, Isabelle limes, Eera Lyden,  George Manson, Lillian Mudie, Gordon McCallum, Francis Gordon, Arthur Hesse, Kenneth Massie, Louis  O'Keefe, Earl Petersen, Edna Reid,  Henry Reid, Margaret Ross, Stuart-  Ross, John Stafford, Rupert Sullivan,  Elton Woodland.  DIVISION  IV.  Arthur Bickerton, Marjorie Cook,  Albeit Colarch, Edith Eureby,James  limis, Francis Larama, Joseph Lyden, |  Edith Matthews, Blanche Mason,  Ellen McPherson, Dorothy Mudie,  Lawrence O'Connor, Peter Santano,  Joseph Simmons, Clarence Truax,  Faye Walker.  DIVISION v.  Jessie Allan, Pauline Baker, Jessie  Downey, Aubrey Dinsmore, Antonio  De Wilde. Eugene Fitzpatrick, Margaret  Luscombe, Donald McFarlane, Donald  McKinnon, Francis Otterbine, John  Santano, Robert Shannon, Bruee  Brown, Grace Brau, Edmund Crosby,  Parma Cooper, Una Hutton, John  Kingston, Walter Manson, Alex Mc-  Dotigall, Bonnie Ochampaugh,Martha  Otterbine, Jessie Ross, Ruby Savage,  Ruth Savage.  Hansen, Mary Kingston, Gladys  Pearson, Marjorie Taylor, Betty McCallum.  DIVISION   VIII.  Augustus Borelli, Rosie Borelli,  Earle Bickerton, Elvira Colarch,  Raymond Dinsmore, Laura Glanvide,  Catherine Gowans, John Gibson,  Ernest-Hutton, Ellen Hanson, Reta  Hutton, Evelyn Innis, John Klemen,  Cecelia Miohalec, Edmund Miller,  Violet MoDqugall, George Noot,Marjorie Otterbine, Mildred Patterson,  Marie Kidd, Donald Ross, Louis  Santano.  Rena Rossi, Edna   W'enzel.  DIVISION IX  Chester   Bonthron,    Ruth'   Boyce,  Helen Benin, Carl Brau, Angelo   Co  larch, Ed ward Crosby, Bernice   I>on-  aldson, Ernest   Fitzpatrick,    Stephen  Kleraan, John Kuight,   Zehna  Lara  ma, Daisy Malm, Ethel Massie, Windsor Miller, Margaret McCallum.Bruce  McDonald,' ^.'Madeline.  JVIcDougall,.  .Ronald   McKinnon,. Crawford ., ,Mc  Lennan, Andy Pisacreta, James Rob  ertson, Tony Santano, George Savage,  Harry Shannon, Freddie Wenzel.  e teli grams'  which were read to the l.-gislaiure  during the dying hours of the recent  session, the Hon. John Olivrr, pre-  miee of the province of British Columbia, yesterday instituted proceedings for libel against Richard T. Elliott, K C , with a claim for ������50,000  damages,  The writ was filed by tbe prime  minister's son, Joseph Oliver, a solicitor of Vancouver, after consultation with M. B. Jackson, K C, of  this city, who will act counsel on  behalf of the premier.  The writ coufines the issue to Mr.  Elliott's charges against the premier's alleged dealings with Messrs.  Petiey and Keith, who had notified  the government of their desire to  dispose.of certain lands for soldier  settlement purposes.  The Giranby's copper production  at'Anyox for March was 2,095,500  pounds, as oompared with 2,180,000  pounds in February and 1,975,439  pounds in January.  The first train over the C P R.  branch to Phoenix since last f-id  made the. trip last S-mird������.y, when  ten cars where taken up to be loaded with machinery from the Granby  mine.  H.   A. Sheads made   a    business  trip to Greenwood on Tuesday.  P  ro-  A 2vIo.ro Progressive  grim for the Coming  Year���������Pool Tables and  Other Games5 at Rooms  $2,5000,000 Convertible  Bonds Disposed of io  Meet Obligations Incurred for Improvements  The Granby Consolidated Mining.  Smelting & Power company lias  effected the sale of S2,5(;(),000 In  convertible debenture bonds, according to a New York report. Tlie  bonds are for fire year.- at S per  cent. Tbe purpose of the sale was to  meet obligations incurred in the development of the Granby coal property, coke and byproducts plant,  the remodeling and improvement of  the Anyox smelter and other improvements, the total cost of which!  1 i  approaches 55,000,000.    These   and  other expenditures   aggregate  000,000  10,  At the regular meeting of   the   G.  W.V.A. held last Friday   night  tin-  annual election of officers took place,  the following being elected to offices  for   the   year:    President,  J. Plant;  vice-president,   R.Campbell;   secretary-treasurer, C. Mudge; executive,  John   Grassick,   C.   A.  Atwood, T.  Rooke, L. Harkness,   F. Cooke;  social committee, W. Pearson,   C.   A.  Atwood, C. Mudge,  M.   Henderson,  J. Plant.    A hearty vote   of   thanks  was tendered the   outgoing  officers,  and plans were discussed for a more  progressive program for   the   future  than in tlie past.    An effort   will be  made   to  keep   the rooms open and  make   them  more attractive durintr  the summer   months   by   installing  ! poui tables and other social   games  THE WEATHEK  The   following  is   the   minimum  jand maximum temperature for each  day   during   the   past    weak, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  .!/"/. Mia.  April 30���������Friday   55 :���������',$  May      1���������Saturday.... (io ;;i;  -'- Sunchy  r,2 ;;i;  J���������Monday    (J] ;;(;  ���������1���������-Tuesday  r,',i .j,*  5���������Wednesday .. 70 'Al  t!-   Thursday  75 :J7  f,.rl���������.  Rainfall    n jj  fflBJBHtffKIBWTO THE   SUN, - GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  ������It? dratti Mnvks ������>mt  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION  RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  81.00  1.50  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain)   One Year (in the United States)    Address all communications to  TlIK GliAND FUNICS SUN,  Piionk 101 R Guano Foiucs, B. C.  OFl'FCE: " COLUMBIA AVKNUB AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1920  The Liberals throughout British Columbia  are completing arrangements for their appropriate contribution to the Laurier monument  fund. The subscription list was to have been  closed on March 17, but owing to the peculiar  circumstances, as to distance and transportation facilities, and the prevalence of the influenza epidemic, which has^militated against a  -very'thorough canvass ofthe outlying sections  of the province, It will be sdme time yet  before the secretary of British Columbia Liberal association, who has charge ofthe collection of this fund in the province, will be able  to forward a complete account of the contribution from British Cohmibia Liberals. The  .secretary anticipates that when the fund is  closed a very substantial contribution will be  forwarded to Ottawa towards tlie cost of erecting the one hundred thousand dollars monu  ment as a memorial from the Liberals of Can  ada to their late chieftain.  A member of parliament has made a spectacular stand against the hmh cost of living in  England. Pie bought three clothing factories  and is manufacturing men's clothing to be  sold at prices ranging from $9.25 to ������14.50 a  suit. So eagerly did men rush to take ad vantage of the low prices that before 8 o'clook on  the morning when the first advertisement appeared a line of a hundred yards long was  waiting to get into the store. Soon traffic was  blocked, and tlie police were called to maintain order. The demand for the clothes has  continued ever since, and at least one firm of  professional tailors has begun to make low-  priced suits.  Mesopotamia, which is supposed to be the  site of the Garden of Eden, is costing the  British government, according to Winston  Spencer Churchill,something between seventy-  five and a hundred million dollars a year. It  is not the first time that a garden has proved  to be an expensive luxury, but it seems too  bad to jolt that dear old lady who "found  great support in that comforting word Mesopotamia."  A woman who declared in' court, that her  husban i was the meanest man in England had  unusual grounds for tlie cha'ue. During the  sugar shortage, she said, he kept his personal  supply of sugar in a separate bowl, which he  left every morning with ������a fly in it and the  cover on. If the llv was not there when he  came home at night, ho jumped to the conclusion that so mo one had taken some of his su-'ar,  and he was very disagreeable about it. It is a  pity that his wife or some one else did not  sub.t tulea hornet fo;- the fiv.  4.   Tale  of   Two   Cities  JTL  Tho Tax Reform League of Eastern Canada  makt'.s the following comparison boi.we'-i) the  method of taxing  prnn^rrv  in   Toronto, Out.,  ami   ii Svd:  ������j *-'  The taxpayers in Toronto who pay nearly '3  per cent in taxes should compare their position with that of the citizens of Sydney, New  South Wales, the most populous state in Au-  tralia, In that city there is no tax on the pro-,  ducts of industry or on business. The man  who puts land to its worst use is taxed as  much as the man who puts it to its best use.  There is no penalty for improving.  Toronto taxpayers pay nearly 3 per cent  taxes on the assessed value of their houses,  shops, factories, and offices, and also on their  business.  Sydney taxpayers pay no taxes on houses,  shops, factories,-workshops, offices or business-  A Toronto manufacturer puts up a factory  at a cost of $50,000 aiid pays a tax of $1500  on his improvement, besides a tax of $750 on  his business.  A Sydney manufacturer puts up a factory  at the same price, and pays not one cent on  the improvement or on his business.  A Toronto merchant rents a shop costing  $1.0,000 and pays a yearly tax of $300, besides  his businees tax, which varies according; to  the business.  A Sydney merchant pays not on cent tax  on his building or on his business.  A Toronto resident erects a house costing  $2500 on a lot costing $1000. On the house he  pays a tax of $75 and $.30 on the land.  A Sydney resident pays no tax on his house,  and only about $20 on his land. "  All municipal expenses are met in Sydney  by a tax rate of 2 per cent, whether the land  is kf-^pt vacant or used for a factory, a store, a  home, an office or a workshop.  For -more than sixty years the Toronto  method of taxation existed in Sydney. 'Then  a partial application of reduction of taxes on  improvements was. tried with such success that  on April 13, 1916, the city .council, with only  two opposing, abolished all taxes on improvements.  As the city of Sydney grows,'instead ef allowing the speculators to appropriate'the increased value of the land and thus impoverish  industry, the value of the land will be -'-taken  for the public benefit. If o one will be taxeel  for exercising beneficent,'honest industry and  no-one will be allowed to appropriate wealth  he has not produced. The taxation will be imposed on the bare value ofthe land, and each  will then pay, not according to the benefit he  confers, but according to the benefit he receives. .  In Toronto the total assessment amounts to  $620,000,000, macle of of $300^000,000 on the  land and $320,000,000 on buildings, income  and business. The assessment of the land is  notoriously low. It should be approximately  #600,000,000; but let us assume that it is only  $500,000,000, instead of the assessor's figu.ies,  6300,000,000.  If the assessment were placed on the value  of the land alone, 8500,000,000 as it should be,  the rate would be approximately 30 mills on  on the dollar. On a lot valued at S600, and a  building-valued at $2400, at 28^- mills the tax  on the S3000 would be ������85.50. But on the land  alone, valued at its proper amount, ������1000 instead of ������600, as at present, and at a rate of  :30 mills, the tax would be $30 instead of  ������85.50, a reduction of -3-A9.50, less than one  half.  Increased taxes and increased assessment  on the land alone would so far discourage  speculation aud force the land into the market, that there would be a very substantial  reduction in the price ef the land. At the same  time there being no taxes on buildings, there  would be every stimulous to increase the number of houses and thus reduce rents. This  would increase the demand for labor, thus increasing wages. At the same time it would  compel a number of parasitic speculators to  become active producers. Ali these influenc-.���������-.  mean greater prosperity���������less for the parasites  and more for the producers.  With this same system apphed to om federal taxation, it would so benefit industry and  stop monopoly that there is no reason why  every man should not have a home of his own  without a mortgage.  ;   IF YOUR CHILI)  Ts not the brightest in the claps?, it  may he because tbe eyesight is defective, ..,-������������������'���������''  THE'RIGHT GLASSES  often  make  a   surprising difference  with   a   child's progress   in   school  work .-���������"������������������������������������  Bring your children herp to have  their eyes examined find fitted to  the proper glasses  A. I)'. MORRISON'  JcM'clIo.r and Optician'  GRAND FOltKS, K.C,  Real-Estate and Insurance  OKCIIA'KDS,  FAUM   LANDS    AND CITY  t'UOPEKTY  Excellent'facilities for; selling- vour farms  \\e have u.outs at nl ICoast and Prairie  Points.  WIS CAR1JY AUTOMOIHLE.'INSUKANCE.  JJEALIiI. IN POLKS, POSTS AND TIES,  AND FAKM PKOOUCK  Reliable information roarunlimr this district  cheerfully furnished Ue solicit volii c-n-  qulrto.-.  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a-'Specialty*.'.  fzzsssszism?^  REAL ESTATE  FIRE INSURANCE  and Financial Agents  Branch  Office:   Royal  Bank   Bldfi.  GEO. C. EGG  in charge  FARM   LANDS OUR SPECIALTY  Nelson       GRAND FORKS       Trail  GRAND FORKS  Transfer Company  DAVIS ^HANSEN,Props  City Ra������sa������c and General  Transfer  Coal,   Wood  ami   Ice  for. Sale  Office   at   R.   F.   Petne's  Store  Phone 64  agg^^^sss  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  'Yale Hotel, Fikst Street  Ike Goryell Residence  This is an eight'roomed house in  excellenf state of repair, situated ou  tlie outskirts of'the city, being Lot it  Block 5, and comprising abont 4 acres  of finest cultivated land.  We consider this property worth  $3000 easily.  Today! it is   offered   lor  $1700.  For further particulars see  JAS. II. RYLEY, Davis  Mock, or  GEO. C.RGG, Manager for IluftH  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'  oMiller���������������������������������& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers]  ������  Anyone will acknowledge that promptness in answering the telephone is a courtesy shown the culler. 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 response ve, appreciative. / -r v,'  THE   SUN,    1RAND   FORKS,   B. C.  Ancient History  News Items and Comment Which  Appeared in The Sun for the  ���������;������������������ Corresponding Week Eighteen Years Ago  On May 5 H.S.Turnoi retired as  one of the proprietors of The Evening  Sun and G. A. Evans became sole  editor and publisher. The paper was  changed ~ from a daily into a semi  weekly. The last daily paper printed  in Grand Forks was issued on Satur  day,  May 3, 1902.  Work was commenced'on the Col  umbia spur of the V. V ���������& E Tues  day morning.  The Granby company has let a  contract to Porter Bros, to take out  100,000.tons of ore.  The Kettle Valley line bridge at.  Nelson, Wash., was washed away by  high water Tuesday morning.  The new Central sch<>o! bui ding  was opened Monday morning with  approdriate ceremonies.  H. L. Newett has established si  stage line between Grand Forks and  Nelson, Wash.  Traeklaying on the V V. &. E. is  progressing satisfactorily, and the  steel gang is coming this way rapidly  John Manly is in Victoria on. legal  business.  Frank Fritz and W. Putnam left  on Monday for a prospecting trip up  the North Fork.  The water in both tha main river  and the North Fork is pretty well up,  and still rising.  Rev. and Mrs.. J. F. Betts left  Thursday evening for Vancouver.  Rev. J. K. Robertson, B.A , was too  111 to conduct services in Knox Presbyterian church last Sunday, but he  has now fully recovered.  CONSOLIDATED COMPANY'S MINES IN THE  BOUNDARY DISTRICT  In his annual   report, Mine Man'a  ger    Archibald, of  the   Consolidated  company, makes   the   following  com  ment on the holdings of the company  in the Boundary district:  Development work on the fluorspar  property of the Rock Candy group  was continued with satisfactory re  suits, the deposit-bidding fair to open  up according to the indications of its  extensive outcrop  Pei manent camp buildings includ  jng ore bius, were erected at the  n.-n-t. A ��������� concentrator of 100 tons  daily capacity, to eliminate silica and  other impurities, was constructed on  the North Fork branch of the Kettie  Valley.railroad, as well as an aerial  tram approximately 10,000 feet long  to connect the concentrator with the  mine ore,bins  Some difficulty, was experienced at  first in getting a suitable product but  with the installation of a dryer and  by making some minor changes iu the  method of treatment, -satisfactory re  su'ts are now being obtained  The Emma mine was op rated in  accordance with the requirement of  the smelter for that class of ore. Development on the lower level showed  the presence of a large dyke, which  materially decreased the area which  was expected to have been productive.  Ore was encountered below this, and  the possibilities have not been entirely  exhausted.  The Phoenix Amalgamated, at  Phoenix, and the Number Seven, at  Boundary Falls, were not operated.  Si1  itM  And   Now   It's   A  Cord  Bicycle Tire  HAVING made such a  ������   A  success or Automobile  Cord  Tires,  we  are  giving  bicyclists the  first  BICYCLE  CORD TIRE.  flj Traction Cord is now  obtainable from any bicycle dealer in any part of  Canada. All the surpassingly good points of the  4'Dunlop"combine with this  latest feature of tire construction to produce a real  and true " Master Tire."  Dunlop Tire & Rubber  Goods Co., Limited  Head   Office   and   Factories:  TORONTO  m  0  fl  Branches in the Leading Cities  BI52  3u  h  **v  \  "Certainly, if you had equally good  reasons for possessing a cow, and  your faith was sufficiently strong."  "Then," came the immediate rejoinder." you give me your cow and  yon pray for another."  Testing   the Minister's  Faith  A-'ifctle Scotch lad greatly coveted  a fine Jersey cow belonging to the  minister of the local kirk.  "Do you believe in prater?" said  the good little boy.  "Most certainly I do," was the re  p'y-  "But," insisted the questioner, "do  you believe if I prayed hard enough  God would give me a cow like yours!'  Tommy Was Right  Teacher���������There is not anything  that has three feet. Everything has  either two or four feet.  Tommy���������I know two things that's  got three feet.  Teacher���������What  are they, Tommy?  Tommy���������A yard and a three-legged  stool.  A man stepped up to Henry Ward  Beecherone day and said, "Sir, I am  an evolutionist, and I want to discuss the question with you. I am also  au   annihilationist;   I   believe   that  when I die that will be the end of  me " "Thank goodness for that!" said  Mr. Beecher, as he walked off and  left the man dazed.  Customer���������I want a machine that  isn't expensive as to gasoline or upkeep, and one that I needn't worry  about in the way of puncturps.  Automobile Agent���������All right. I  can sell you either a wheelbarrow or a  baby carriage.  WEBER'S  DYEING AND GLEANING  WORKS  Phone 200 P. O. Box 125  Grand Forks, B. C.  Ji/fR. BUSINESS <������MAN,  have you ever thought  that advertising put? you in  good company? It is an old  saying that a man is known  by the company he keeps.  When you join the ranks of  the advertisers you join the  ranks of the biggest and  most successful merchants  and manufacturers in the  world.  How many large concerns  can you name in any large  city in the country? Name  them and you will notice  that all are big advertisers  and all are leaders in their  lines. Ask your friends to  name the most successful  merchants they know in the  big cities, and in each case  the name ot a great advertiser will be mentioned.  The same rule is true of  smaller citiej1 and towns.  The successful merchants  are the advertisers. The  advertiser stamps himself as  one having confidence in  himself and his wares, as  one proud of his calling and  seeking publicity and the  test of patronage.  ^  Jsgps' in Tiie S  m$mm THE   SUN.    GRAND    FORKS,    B. C,  NEW  .G'E CREAM-PARLOR  ���������"Maple Lc:if" Ice Cream  Crushed Fruit  Sundaes  Special Sundaes  Ice Cream Sodas  Phosphates  Milk Shakes  Finest Parlors in the Boundary  Country. Courteous Service.  Open after the show.  ROBERT F. -PETRIE  Second door from Empress Theatre  crowded and great amusement was  afforded when the prizes were  swarded���������a box of candy for first,  and a lemon for booby.  The fishing season opened on tbe  first, but there are still, some complaints about the high cost, of .fish.  OTHER TABLETS NOT  New^ of the City  During the last two weeks the  local branch of the government labor bureau has brought in from  outside points���������principally from  Vancouver���������thirty two men and  placed them all in employment, besides placing all local men available,  Fifty vacancies are still reported un.->  William Yolan Williams, of .-.Spokane, has been a guest at tbe Grand  Forks hotel for a few days this  week. Mr. Williams was the first  mining engineer for the Granby  company at Phoenix, and he revisited his old field of activity yesterday.  Mr. and Mrs. Percy Clark left  Monday for Anyox, where they will  in frpturc reside.  Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross"  are Genuine Aspirin  filled.  The executive of the Grand Forks  Liberal association held a meeting  in E. Campbell's office on Wednesday evening, when considorable busi  ne3s in connection with"' the -new-  Elections act was tra'nb'acted.  John Kronten, aged 13, of'Greenwood, died in the Grand Forks hospital last Thursday evening.  There are over 140  men   working  at the Nickel Plate '.nine, Hedley.  Three cars of fitiorite concentrates  were brought down from the Eock  Cat1 d y m i 11 a t Ly n c h C re e k by * h e  Kettle Valley line triin yesterday.  Air. and Mrs. I. A. Spink:-; will  leave about the 14ih inst. for Sacra  mento, Cal., where they will make  their future home.  Mr.' and Mrs.  James   Hardy  ex  pact to leave about the   first  of  the  month for Oakland,   Cal.    They intend to locate permanently at some  point in California.  .On Saturday last M. H. Burns  took Bert Averill up to Franklin  camp, where Mr. Averill will spend  some time doing development work  on his mineral claims.  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  thousanjsof people  are making small and large fortunes  by' "investirur  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 & WEB  STER, 419 Winch Bnilrlina, Van  couver,    BO,,   for   a  copy   of   the  Texas Pacific Oil News.  If yon don't see llio "Bayer Cross"  on llio In blots, you aro not getting  Aspirin���������only an acid imitation.  Tlie "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 IToadaclie, Neuralgia, Colds.  -Klieuinalisni, Lumbago, Neuritis, and for  il'ii in  generally.. Made in'Canada.  Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets���������also  larger sized "Bayer" packages can be  ]iad at drug stores.  Aspirin is tlie trade mark (registered  iri:Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  MoMoaeeticaeidester of Salieylicacid.  Wliile it is well known 'that Aspirin  means Bayer manufacture, to assist tho  public against imitations,' the Tablets of  Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped  with, their general trade mark, the  "Bayer Cross."  ffr**.'  .T7-T  ���������TV  RY  Beautiful and New  JUST RECEIVED, a new shipment comprising all the latest designs direct from fashion  counter. Hair Brushes, Mirrors, Table Trays;  and other articles. Come in. ' We are sure to  have something to match your set.  Successor to TIMBERLAKE, SON C& CO.  ^^^^SSS^SES^ESS^SSS^oim^lSmSSXSSS^SSS^m^SlSS SSffiteffiiSgESS  fm  ���������aSEBEESS  LAND REGISTRY ACT  Automobiles for Sale���������1 Mitchell  5-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.  ,QffiS  Doesn't hurt a bit and Freezone  costs only a few cents.  To each of tlte parties whose names are set  out in the first column in the Schedules  hereto.  fAKli XOTIC'E that applicntions have hoen  mud'.' to register theCorporntion   of Ihe  M  Cycling is easy, when you ride thn high grade Bicycles  I spII���������the wheels that run smoothly yft.tr ufier year. Lpt.  tne pxplain to you mv t^isy sfilf plan <m Ihtuh  First-Class JRcpair Work dori" in BLifle-miihirn:, B -i/.ino,  Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Wcldina, Wnod-  work, Etc.  Opposite G. F. Garage   t-  >^J?I2tJg.\  GI?ANI) FORKS, IS. C.   g  Open":Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock' ^  .Padlock Safety Paper, for -private' "DIAMOND  DYE"   OLD  bankebenks, kept in stock   by   The  Sun Job Department.  V .   : . ,-  Those wishing neat sign   painting  to' ornament   their   business places  returned soldier.  IS  W. Al.. Archibald, mine manager  for the the Consolidated company,  was in city on Friday and made "a  trip up to the Rock Candy-mice.  H.    VV.    Y0un  g   returned    from  Franklin oo Monday. He states thut  tbe North Fork road is now in fairly  good condition, but that ihe bridge  at Desolation point is considered to  be unsafe.  C.J. Wilson, a prominent mi >-  ���������ing engineer of Victoria, was a_guest  at the Yale on Tuesday.  Thursday, the G.h, a  very   en].  able social a;id  ������y-  cord p.irty was   held  ill lh"f parish Jioush by thp   |;i,Mh.s ,,f  he Catholic church.  Tne  lr>ujc w-h  Vif.h your fingers! You can Jiff; off  any hard corn, sott corn, or corn between  the toes, and the iiard skin ralhif.e.i from  bottom of feet.  A tiny bottle of "Frecwne'' costs little  at any dnig store; apply a few <lro}->3  upon th" corn or callus. Instantly it  ���������-.:.<���������;>������ lir.rlirur. 'iit.-n shortly you lii't that  .?.'...'h.'r.norti'.' i-os-)! or c.ill'is ri;*!it oii", root  ���������:-.i<i .iii. wi-limit une !>���������' of pain or i<oie  ;.^S-.     Tr;:'</ ���������      No   !;������������������!���������'���������' :i]  City of Croud Forks us Owner in Fee  under   should    call    On    W.   P.   O'CoOOOr,  a  certain Tax Sale -Deeds  issued  by  the Col- -   -       - ������������������ '  lector of the.Corporation of the said City of  the hinds set out in thethiid Column ofthe  Schedule herotn.  1'ui'ther Take Notice that you are !'e(|uired  tocontest the Claim of tho said Co'porniion  of the City of tlniiid Forks us Tax Purchaser  within .">0 days from the 'dnfo of the service  of this Notice_(which may ho ell'octe! hyadvertisement in five consecutive issiies in a  newspaper cireuhitiiur in Grand Forks).  And Whereas applications have been rnntlf-  for coi'tilicatcs of Indefensible title to the  above mentioned lands inspectivoly in the  name of the Corporation .1 f the City of  Grand Forks.  And Whereas on investigatiujr the title to  the respective parties sot out in the first  column of schedule hereto it is found that  prior to the lth day of September, 1SH7, (he-  inn the date on which tho said lands .were sold  forovetduo taxes), each of you whose names  are set out ia the first column of the schedule  hereto appears by the records of the Land  Registry Office or the Assessment Roll of tho  Corporation of the City, of Grand Forks to  have the right or interest set out in the second column of the said schedule hereto.  Now Ehere'ore Take Notice that I shall  c'H'ect'registration in pursuance of such applications and at the same time issue certili-  cates of Indefeasible title to the said lands  respectively in the name of the Corporation  of tlie City of ������.11 mid Forks unless you or any  of you take and'prosecute the proper proceedings to establish your claim, if any, to  the lands set out respectively in the said  schedule opposite your respective names or  to prevent such proposed action on  my part.  Dated at the Laud Registry Office Kamloops, th's 81st day of .March, A.D. l'J20.  H. V. CRAIG.  District Registrar.-  SCHEDULE.  NAME. CAPACITY. rROrKRTY.  F. 0. Hucrkman..Assessed owner....bot S.HIlc.  20,Mapl2l  John A. Manly.... Registered owner .Part     of  oi an interest. I.olsKiM.  Hlk.l.Mup  23.--  Lloyd A. Manly. .Registered owner 1'nrt      of  of an interest.        I.ntstiAI.  l!lk.l,Mnp  2K-  Hush Kim .Registered owner of. Part  f.ofs  3 & 1. Ill It  1, Map 28.  Assessed owner.of..Lot* :! & -I  BIkl.Map  2:1.  Sarah Ann Jfatl.. Registered owner. Lots   10it  and     Assscsscd 10. Hlk. I.  owner. Mat) 23.  H. V. CKAra.  District Registrar  GARMENTS LIKE NEW  Any woman etui dye faded, shabby  .wearing apparel, whether wool, silk, cotton, linen or mixed <>oods to any eolor,  just like new, b\r following simple directions in each package of '-'Diamond Dyes."  bod Ad fimsniiiDBnf  rep  J. <������  Meal Estate and Insurance  EMtublLslicd 1������10 "  "OJ8POBATION OF  THE CITY OF GIIAND FORKS, B, C.  Lots and Acre  .e City   o  held  A Sale of  age owned  Grand  Forks   will be  in June, 1920.  Complete list of Property  with upset prices may be  seen at the Citv Office,  Watch  tails.  fo  r  *V  uroier   <ae>  JOHN A. MUTTON,  City Clerk  Orchards        Fsirms       Farm I.niids  CJity Property  V*'o luivf cxc-elli.-iit facilities for s'-Hinsryoiir  pri'pcrr.v. A<rt*n:s at Nt-lson. Caljrar.v nml  otlier Pruirii' points. Vancouver Agents:  STKKMNiJ INVKSTMKNTS  KEi.I.\'.Ti' &lTi'KK  li'-lliihlf irifoi niation roi.'ardin^- t!ii.j distriet  cliccii'nil.v fnrni'lied. W'e solicit .vour on-  c|iiirii)'<.  I^HE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business lias been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  nil  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modem iti.u'.s .'intl Good  i lorses at All Hours ;it  the  iode  M. H.  Phone 68  lvery Barn  >urns, Prop.  Second Street  M ������**^irHfi-Jtt*  miWM TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  3i  ���������' ano iy  Of fic r!  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  PETERSEN & DINSMORE, Proprietors  Wedding invitations  .   Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Si lipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Trice lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote vou our  prices.  New Type  Latest Style j  Faces  E  S  Co!i3mI>i;i Avenue find  L;iko Street  R101  Minimum price of first-class land  reduced to $6 an acre; second-class to  $2.59 an acre.  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands ouly.  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 moro than four may  arrange for .adjacent pro-emption3  with joint residence, but each making  necessary improvements on respectivo  claims. ^  Pro-emptors must occupy- claims for  five years and make Improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing a-nd cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receiving Crown (Jrant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-iioalth, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence may be Issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of  $300 per annum and records same each  year. Failure to make improvements  .or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  less than 5 years, and improvements  of $10.00 per acre, including 5 acres  cleared and cultivated, and residence  of at least 2 years are required.  Pre-emptor holding Crown grant  may record another pre-emption, if he  requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupa-tion, provided statutory improvements made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.  ^  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling- residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes  areas exceeding 610 acres may be  leased by one person or company.  Mill, factory or industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; oonditions include  payment of stumpage.  Natural hay meadows inaccessible  by existing roads may be purchased '���������  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 ts enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within which the heirs or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act Is axtended  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 20, 1918.  J'axori are remitted  for five years  Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August  4, I j 14, on account of payments, feed  or taxes on soldiers' pre-omptiona.  interest on agreements to purchase  t.������,^n.������,r. ci,y iolH 1,cltl by members of  Allied iforeos, or dependents, acquired  direct or Indirect, remitted from en-  lis-tmont to March Hi, jU20.  SUB-PURCHASERS   OF   CROWN  LANDS.  Pro vision made for issuance of  Croiwl grants to Hub-purchasers of  Cr������-.v������i Lands, fi������|ulrlng rights from  purchasers who failed to complete  liiir.-liase, involving forfeiture, on ful-  liiiriic-ru of coiKlltlons of purchase in-  (..���������r-r^t *rsd tnxrv*. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may  U* distributed proportionately over  whole area. Applications must be  lu.ulb by  May  1.  I!)^0.  GRAZING.  Or.^iriK-  Act    IMS,   for    systematic  d.jv^o.nmerit of livestock Industry pro-  vidi'N  for  K'nizlng districts and  ranga  rid:.u in !Htrafi..ii    under   Commissioner.  ���������.i'mi.-i   ivrrun.p  permits  issued   baited  i immIx r.-. ranged; priority for estab-  i--..".l     ov.-'-i������'r������.      Stock-owners    may  ....   j\...-.u...;,uuiik for ranffe  manago-  :-.!' nl     ;���������:������������������-��������� e. or  partially fre>.', permits  i iUu;.i:r.i or  traveller:;,  up  ���������   '.'.'.id.  EOOT   REPAIRING  TA.ICK   your  repairs to   Armson, shoe   ro  paiior.    Tho, Hub,    Look for  the   filer  tiOOt.

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