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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist May 21, 1920

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 ��������� \'\  '.'_.v/i__aaJ*-:  M������t>*<  and  Kettle YaHey Orchardist  19TH YEAR���������No 30  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   MAY 21, 1920  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PER YEAR  TO COMPLETE  Stern Gritic of Education  The teacher had sent numerous  notes in vain endeavor to get Johnny  bathed and cleaned up. There was no  reply and no visible improvement in  the boy's appearance, uniil ablast the  mother, driven to desperation, sent  the teaches a long letter saying,  among other things:  "What is it to the touchers whether  . .       t       the children   in their  schools have a  Links  in  This District bofch  once a dayj or once a week or  Government Call for Tenders   to    Build    Three  During Present Season  Victoria, May 18.���������The provincial government has now entered on  the final part of its policy of completing the provincial highway, according to Hon. Dr. J. H. King,  minister of public works, as he- set  out.,on.-an inspection tour of the  work that is being done on the highway system.  The minister yesterday called for  tenders for the completion of the  gaps in the provincial highway. The  sections are Rossland to Paulson,  Thrnms to Brilliant, the Osoyoos  Hill link, Kuskanook to Sirdar,,the  Revelstoke west road.  Tenders also were called yesterday  for the Coal Harbor road, from  Hardy bay on Vancouaer island.  Dr. King will be away until the  end of May. During his trip he will  visit points in East and West- Kootenay, includtng Revelstoke, Nelson,  Kaslo, _ Cranbrook, ...Fernie, Golden  and other places, on departmental  work.  GRANBY COMPANY'S  HALF-YE ARL YREPORT  once month, or ones a year? They are  washing the SAP all out. of the children, and that is how so much tuberculosis gets started." -  Of K.l UNI  OF I.0J.E.  Flags  Will Be Placed  on  the Graves of Soldiers  From   This   Gity   Who n(luor toat was im-ported iuto the  citj?  coat���������Q. You wish me to repeat  what I said before? I ask you, Do  do you remember this clause of instructions you had given you when  you entered the police force?  Norgrove���������A. Yes.  A. Clause 2'of the Prohibition act  was to be enforced to the letter. Post  yourself thoroughly on this act and  rigidly enforce it in all its details  Q. Do you know anything of  the  Made Supreme Sacrifice  D. C. Coleman,NewPresi-  dent, Says the Road Is  to Operate Independent  of the C.P.R.  The report of the Granby Consoli  dated Mining, Smelting & Power  company for the six months ended  December 31 last, to be mailed soon,  will show a production of 11,260,585  pounds of copper, 670,489 ounces of  silver, aud 9697 ounces of gold, says  a New York report. About half of  the silver came from the customs  ores.  The net cost of copper f.o b. at the  smelter was 14.2 cents a pound, and  delivered it was 16.7 cents. The  capital investments were increased  $501,000 during the six months and  the current liabilities 6441,000,leaving $60,000 for addition to the net  surplus.  The gross profits were $599,3S7.  The necessity of paying retroactive  Dominion and provincial war profits  \axes, as well as interest on other  taxes, contributed greatly toward  reducing^net profits.  The Hidden Creek property is  now being operated at between two-  thirds and four-fifths capacity. The  Phoenix mine in tbe Boundary district has been temporarily abandoned, but tbe Grand Forks smelter  is being kept in condition for resumption when conditions permit.  All thirty coke ovens at Anyox are  now m operation.  Except for the power plant at  Anyox, capital expenditures' are  about corjopleted, it was said, until  a concentrator for treating tbe oom-  pan-y's low grade Hidden Creek ores  becomes necessary.  At the annual meeting  held   last  week the retiring board of directors  was re elected.    The six months' re  port is issued in an  interim   period  D. C. Coleman, of Winnipeg,  vice-president of the C.P.R. western  lines, who made his first trip over  Kettle Valley line last week as president of that road, a post to which  he was elected on May, while in  Va^l^ver--������i3_iaii_ic���������i----tb������--ot_ici:'  members of the board of directors of  the Kettle "Valley line. As. president of the Kettle Valley he sue  ceeds J. J. WarrenJ- who has resigned on account of the increasing  duties entailed in his position as  president'of-the Consolidated Mining ii, Smelting company.  The other directors elected to the  board of the Kettle Valley railway  are Messrs. Grant Hall, I. G. Ogden,  W. R Mclnnes and A D. MacTier,  all of Montreal, J. J. Warren of Toronto, and A. C. Flumerfelt of Victoria.  Mr. Coleman stated that the  change of directorate did not mean  that the C.P.R. was taking over the  Kettle Valley, which w*ould continue  to be operated as in the past, as an  independent road, except   that   the  The monthly meeting of   the I O  D.E. was held-in the chapter rooms  on Thursday, with fifteen   members  present.  The treasurer's report showed a  balance of $189.15.  A discussion took place regarding  a delegate to the National annual.  It was the unanimous wish of the  meeting that the regent should represent the chapter at the annual in  Calgary at the end of this month.  Mrs. Kingston did not refuse, but  for private reasons could not promise  to. go.. In the event that she could  not attend, it was suggested that  Mrs. Hazell, a prominent member  of the I O.D E.in Vancouver,should  be asked to represent the Grand  Forks chapter.  The regent was appointed to in  terview   the   school   board and ask  them to see that the flags given  by  the LO. D.E. be mounted and placed  4_w_r-p_G_a-i_^,lpiaj^  room's.  -Mrs. Kingston called the attention of the meeting to the honor roll  hung on the wall in the chapter  rooms, which contains the names of  the heroes of this city who made  the supreme sacrifice. The frame  was given by Mrs. W. B. Bishop.  Mrs Niles reported as convenor  of the entertainment committee, and  said that they had decided to hold  a cabaret in the opera house. Arrangements were made for the same,  the dates being Thursday and Friday, May 20 and 21. Committees  had been appointed to secure the  opera house, music, etc.  Mrs. Reynolds reported that the  flags had been secured for the graves  of the soldiers who are buried in the  cemetery, and they would be placed  there.   She was authorized to secure  officers will report to him and he in  turn will report to the shareholders. I another flag for the grave of the late  The operating officials of the road  are C. A. McCullough, general superintendent, and O. A. Fisher,  traffic manager and controller, both  of Penticton.  Mr. Coleman paid a high complin  ment to the retiring presidnt of the  line, stating that be thought the  people in the territory served by the  Kettle Nalley owed a debt to Mr.  Warren,  He said: "Iu the construction of  tlie line and since construction he  has taken the greatest interest and  the undertaking ow.es much to his  great ability, cheery optimism and  unfailiDg tact."  Cecil Collins.  The regent then gave a most in-  teresting report of the Provincial  Annual in Vancouver, which was  greatly appreciated by all present.  The meeting closed with the singing  of the national anthem.  CHIEF NORGROVE  DISMISSED; PARK  SUCCEEDS HIM  Good, absent minded, old Dr. Wilder was greatly dependent upon his  practical wife. Que morning Mrs,  Wilder sent up an announcement after he had entered the pulpit with a  footnote intended to be private.  "The Women's Missionary society,"  he road aloud, "will meet Wednesday  afternoon, at 3 o'clock  sharp. Your  to make the fiscal and calendar necktie is crooked; please straighten  years alike. (toward the right."  At a meeting of the police commissioners Saturday night, at which  Mayor Acres and Commissioners  Taylor and Liddicoat were present,  Chief of Police Norgrove was dismissed from office. At a meeting  Wednesday evening Richard Park  was appointed to fill the vacancy, at  a salary of $125 per month and two  suits of clothes per year, and at another meeting last night. Mr. Park's  appointment was confirmed and the  oath of office waa administered.  The cause assigned for Chief Nor-  grove's dismissal is made clear by  the proceedings at the first j meeting.  Liddicoat and Norgrove.���������Liddi-  A. Something.  Q. Did you import any yourself?  A. I refuse to answer  Q Will you allow- this board to  go and look in your house  tonight?  A. Certainly not. "..>���������...���������.'  Q I consider that a man who is  shipping this quantity of liquor into  the city is not a fit man to enforce  the Prohibition act; and thatit seems  to that one of two reasons must be  given, either that thie man must be  using it for himself or for other purposes. I am giving this information  to the board, that on May 3 ten  cases of liquor arrived at the. express  office, and on the 4th of May Mr.  Norgrove received them. It is my  opinion that a man importing such  a quantity of liquor is no fit man to  enforce the Prohibition act, and  therefore I move that he be dismissed immediately.  Moved by Liddicoat, seconded by  Taylor, that Chief of Pol ice Norgrove  be dismissed immediately.   Carried.  Norgrove and Liddiooat���������Q.  Where did you get   your   informa-  A. From the express company's  books.  Q. There is a clause in the statutes  that I can draw your attenion to.  (Norgrove refers the board fo Sec.  57, Chap. 49, of the Prohibition act,  page 196 in the statutes of the prov  ince of British Columbia, 1916).  Act read by Mayor Acres.  Norgrove���������I think I am allowed  to ship in what I wish to my owu  private dwelling house.  A. The board does not consider  that a man with that quantity of  liquor in his house can give satisfaction to the board,.and we are dissatisfied.  Taylor���������Not only that, but we  have proved to my own satisfaction  that there is gambling and drinking  going on which has escaped the  chief. People have told me about it.  Also, there has been importing going  on that has been allowed to go on  without anything being done.  Norgrove���������Did you bring anyone  with you to prove these things?  Taylor���������I did not.  Liddicoat���������Have you had any  more liquor come in?  Norgrove���������I will answer none of  your questions, Mr. Liddicoat.  Norgrove���������I should like to ask  Mr. Liddicoat if he has ever seen me  under the influence of liquor.  Liddicoat���������Forfunately,   I   have  not.  Norgrove���������I should like to ask  Mr. Taylor if he has ever seen me  under the influence of liquor.  Taylor���������I hare not.  Norgrove���������Have you anyone that  you could briog to prove what you  said before?  Taylor���������I did not ask them to  come here, as they did not wish to  appear before the board, but I wanted to find out if these things were  carried out. ,  Norgrove���������Whojdid you ask?  Taylor���������I refuse to give names.  HERE Mr 31  Accompanied by the Two  Boundary Members���������  Will Address Public  Meeting in the Evening  of  Hon John Oliver, prime minister  British   Columbia;   Hon   J.    D.  MacLean, minister of education and  provincial secretary, and J. E. W.  Thompson, member for Grand  Forks, will arrive in Grand Forks  on Monday, May 31, In the even*  ing, at 8 o'clock, the premier and  his associates will address a public  meeting in the Empress theater. It  is expected-that at this meeting considerable light will be thrown on  many questions affecting this district.  Mayor Acres���������I do not think you  should take this���������if a man comes to.  you and tells these things and is uu"/  willing to give evidence.  Taylor���������I wanted to find out for  myself. People have come to me and  told me different things and Iasked  them to prove their statements.  Liddicoat���������I can .say Ihe. same  thing. I have heard reports that 1  paid_no attention to. '____'  Mayor Acres���������I heard last ~year '  that there was an occasion pool  game. This year we did not ask the  chief about it, and he has said noth  ing. It is pretty hard for a man in  a position like his. As regards this  liquor business, that man last Saturday night who was arrested by  Mr. Staufield. At that time the  chief was iu Columbia. I said after  that 1 lUought mat it would be as  well to search, which was done. As  far as I can see, he carried out hits  duties.  Taylor���������If we wish a change can  we get it?  Mayor Acres���������1 have nothing to  say to that, you know. 1 can only  say that as regards the liquor in his  possession the act does not state the  amount you have or may have, and  I have never seen the chief under  the influence of liquor. Is there a  contract whereby there is a period  of time given before dismissal?  Mr. Hutton reads   Section   414,  1914 Municipal act.  ���������Margaret Graham,Stenographer.  THE WEATHER  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max.  14��������� Friday  67  15���������Saturday... . 73  16- Sundiy  71  17���������Monday    68  18���������Tuesday  63  19���������Wednesday .. 68  20    Thursday  65  May  Min.  45  37  42  58  39  34  35  Incite*  Rainfall  0.00  "Did you Lear about Fred being  fired for taking out his boss' car  without permission?"  "No. How did the boss lind it  out?"  "Oh, Fred ran over him!" ���������sS& '!  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B, G.  Silt? (grand $wk& Btrn  AN INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00  One Year (iff the United States) .......................   1.50  Address all communications to  .      [ The Grand Fohks Sun,  ThonkIOIR Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  he was eleven years old Sir William ���������Hersehel  propounded to him the following problem,  which he solved at once without books, pencil  or paper: Assume that light travels from the  sun to the earth in 8 minutes and that the sun  is 98.000,000 miles away; if light takes 6 years  and 4 months to travel from the nearest fixed  star to the earth, what is the distance of that  star if you reckon 365 days and 6 hours, to a  year and 28 days to a month? The answer is  40,63^,740,000,000 miles.  IV ���������VBalo ��������� ^0 8_f SI n     W    ���������si vff "  REAL ESTATE  FIRE INSURANCE  and Financial Agci. ts  FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1920  "The fire, which started in a wastepaper  basket, is supposed to have been caused by a  cigarette butt." The above sentence summarizes the cause. But for the fortuate discovery  by a passing policeman at 11 o'clock at night,  a valuable manufacturing plant would have  been in ruins, a large number of employees  would have been out of work, and considerable time would necessarily have elapsed before operations could be renewed. Criminal  carelessness was only offset by fortunate circumstances. A few minutes later and the fire  would have made sufficient headway to ensure  a complete less. The 1919 amendment to the  Criminal Code provides that "Everyone is  guilty of an indictable offence and liable to two  years' imprisonment who by negligence causes  any fire which occasions loss of life or loss of  property."  It is just as foolhardy now to tamper with  great natural forces as it was when such meddling was considered as sacrilegious. Recently  a moving picture actress was killed and several of her party were seriously injured when  an imitation avalanche in Switzerland, which  was to have appeared to bury them in a pictured, turned into a real avalanche that did  bury them.  In deciding to use again the names of ships  that were sunk during the war the Cunard  line defies an old superstition of seafaring  men. Sailors used to regard it as exceedingly  unlucky to give a ship the name of one that  had been lest.  ^������11$  DAMAGED GLASSES  need not be thrown away. We can  match the lenses and thus save  you the expense of a new frame.  Brin������ Ih the Glasses  that have met with an accident.  This is an eyeglass hospital,where  many a fracture is cured. Had  your eyes examined recently? You  should every two years at least.  A. D. MORRISON  Jeweller and Optician  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  Brunch Office: Royal Bank  Bld������.  GEO. C. EGG  in charge  The attraction of home is not exclusively  within the four walls of the building. Its surroundings should be agreeable, especially in  the summer, when so much of our time is  spent in the open. To make the home and  grounds attractive does not require much effort, and the expense is inconsiderable. Improvement of home grounds can-be accomplished by the expenditure of very little time  and money, and the effort will be amply repaid  >������_, ^..-.u������ai3^-ln'-i.������������.   ---���������   .r.--..-������-���������i'-k'. rollout increased attractiveness. In many portions  of Canada wild shrubs, vines and flowers may  be secured, and the cooling effect of these will  be appreciated during the warm weather.  The present season should be utilized to give  attention to this feature of making home a  real home, and an asset to the community.  The initiation of an improvement by one citizen is very often the incentive to many, with  the result that the entire district is benefited.  The commercial effect of the war and its  cessation Is strikingly exemplified in the whale  fisheries of the Pacific coast. Due to the food  shortage and the demand for oils and fats,  whale fishing was actively carried on. During  the 1918 season, over 500 whales were taken  by three fishing stations; the catch of one station alone was 246. During the same year  30,000 cases of whale meat was canned and  met a ready market. The close of ihe war,  however, meant the complete cessation of the  whale canning industry; no whale meat was  put up in 1919. Only one whaling station was  in operation, and but 166 whales were taken.  Whale meat is a nutritious food product, in  taste being similar to beefsteak. It was placed  on the market at a price of 20 cents per pound  tin, and rilled a requirement for a food supply  m low cost. As a war measure the taking of  500 whales in one season could be justified,  but a continuance of killing on this extensive  scale would result in the annihilation of this  great mammal.  Home of the feats that were performed by  George Parker Bidder, one of the group of  "calculating predigics" who astonisher' the  world a hundi'ed years ago by their exhibitions  of mental arithmetic, soem .���������:.; -..r.vlcly inert-./������������������  ble, yet they are reported on good authority.  When Bidder was ten years old he was asked  to find the square root of 119,550,609,121 and  got the correct answer in thirty seconds. When  -__i i r-si-.  Carrying a grand piano by aeroplane from a  London store to a customer in France was  only a spectacular feat, done for the advertisement. No one thinks seriously of establishing an aeroplane line to carry grand pianos;  but mejchandise of many kinds is transported  across the channel every day by aeroplanes  that run on a regular schedule. A British  aeroplane company has received an offer of  five dollars an ounce to bring from Shanghai  to London certain essences that are used in  manufacturing perfumes; London papers are  delivered regularly in distant cities by aeroplanes; passenger aeroplane lines" are announced between New York and Atlantic  City, between Los Angeles and San Diego  and be.tw.egB~���������a-eu-ta^fi^^^^ mention  no others; and tickets are already on sale for  aeroplane trips from London to Rio de Janeiro.  Although Lady Astor is the first woman to  enter the British parliament after a contest,  she is by no means the first woman to occupy  a seat there. In the reign of the Norman and  the Plantagenet monarchs peeresses in their  own right and abbesses at the head of religious orders were permitted to sit and vote  in parliament. Among those who did so were  the Countesses of Norfolk, Pembroke, Oxford  and Ormonde, and the Abbesses of Wilton,  Shaftesbury and St. Mary of Winchester.  However, in answer to the writ of summons  from the crown the peeresses and the abbesses  gradually began to send men to represent  them.  C. V. MEGGITT  Real Estate and Insurance  ORCHARDS,  FARM   LANDS   ANB CITY  PROPERTY  Excellent facilities for gelling your farm  We have agents at al ICoast and Prairie  Points.  WE CARRY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCES  DEALER IN POLES, POSTS AND TIES,  AND FARM PRODUCE  Reliable information rcgardin. this district  eheerfiilly furnished. We solicit vour en-  qulrfen.  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty*  Tho fire marshal of Ohio reports that his  state is keeping abreast with the times. An  aeroplane has caused one fire and a wireless  telegraph instrument another.  At the present time, we would rather be  the epitor of a country newspaper in British  Columbia than be president of Mexico.  A buzz saw can teach an inquisitive man  more in a minute than the best instructors can  teach him in a lifetime.  The man of industry who lacks genius ac  complishes more than the man of genius who  lacks industry.  Welfare work should always be encouraged,  but we should remember that all honest work  is welfare work.  Waste neither time nor  money, say.-; Poor  Richard, but make good use of both.  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hoti^, FiBg_!.JSa^_|'  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  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 ffloeki*  GEO. C. EGG, Manager forHafth  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*  cTWiller (31, Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers!  r  9 b  99  HELLO  I  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 tirrn, so that the caller will know  instantly who r's talking. It sounds business-like, too, and saves time.  Following the line of least resistance is what  makes rivers and men crooked.  ''fch _i 4_.  TELEPHONE COMPANY  -1-BIWiKfi-W  ������ira������J-lW������ffM-fl_!-i-J LISHH __Utt_HW������  BgfgB-SBS-TSJTfflf: SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C,  ���������g;  Fait  From grandfather lo buby all are  fond of our pure, wb'jli^i-:n". n-j-  licious Uiplir.g cn-am. Folks can't  <.et enou.h of our good orennj, an.!  it's mighty I eneficial lo old and  young Our cream is a r:'_ub>r  family fiiend these warm days. Just  try some  CUREW CREAMERY CO.  GRAND FORKS. B. C.  Not-all falls are sointeresting as  the one that tlie Arctic explorer,  Viihjulmur   St<:fiin'-.sori, describes  in  /  fi ii.r jjttr's    Week I v,  resulted  Ancient History  News Items and Comment Which  Appeared in The Sun for  the  Corresponding Week Eighteen Years Ago  it i  urL Li)  u nil ML  The Kettle river is shrinking <md  it will soon be able to take a ipiji in  its own bed.  The work of laving steel on the V  V. & J_  is oeing pushed as rapidly as  possible. Nelson,  Wash , was    passed  a coupie of days ago.   ��������� ���������  The   .school   children   were   photographed Wednesday morning grouped  about    the    flagpole    while   the Hag  raising exercises were going on.  The maiLserviee between Columbia  and Nelson,  Wash.,, which    has   been  interrupted    for   several months past  on account of   the quarantine regula  tions, has been resumed.  The Premier  Is Prepared  I  i to Meet the Ex-Gom-  | missioner 01P ublic U til-  i.ics on the Plaiiorm  "Father," said the youthful seeker  after knowledge, '"why do word.-  have roots?"  l-I suppose, my son," replied .the  weary parent, "so that the  language  i of  s������  Doesn't hurt a bit and Freezone  costs only a few cents.  With your fingers! You enn lift oft  any hard corn, soft corn, or corn between  the toes, and tlie hard skin calluses from  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,ns hurting, then shortly you lift that  bothersome corn or callus right off, root  and all, without one bit of pain or sore-  "s*es'>.   Truly!    No humbug!  Victoria, May 16. ��������� "L aii'i quite  prepared to discuss on the public  platform with Major Retallack all  points he sees fit to raise in connection  with his appointment as public utili  ties commissioner, and it won't take  me long to deal with him," asserted  Premier Oliver Saturday, in referring  to the charges which the head of the  former utilities commission has made  in communications to the press, and  also at the recent meeting of the  board of trade at Vancouver.  With reference to the latter's state  ment intimating that the premier  had made a private arrangement to  the effect that the major should be  appointed for a term of ten years at a  salary of $7500 a year, the premier  turned up the act passed at the 1919  session of the provincial legislature to  show that it was therein provided that  the term of oificc.of the commissioner  to be ti.u,med.should be,ten_v'VV^_4i.t,.a  salary not less than 86000 nor more  than 87000, the commissioner to be  removable for cause.  "Th.ro was no private arrangement,  the term of oliice and salary were  fixed by the legislature," said the  premier. ''If he suggests he had any  private arrangement with me he suggests something that is not true,"'  from a misstep on the ice. .1 'bad just  put-my field glasses into their proper  place, lie says, and was starting'to  walk down an ice^hunimock when I  suddenly began to fall.  Curiously,.enough, the. first thing,  that occurred to me as J fell was the  saying that people review their who'c  lives while they are falling from preci  pices. The next was that '-evidently  ] was falling into a crevasse'arid that  it did not seem right that an Arctic  explorer should fall into a crevasse.  which is. the. special prerogative of  Antarctic-explorers. The next, 111iti������j  that I thought of was that my crevasse  was evidently the result of ice cracking 'under stress It probably occurred  in a gale, and we had' had ..several,one  of them about two. days before, If  this crevasse-was a week old, T should  f\d!'on hard ice. If it was two days  old, I might fall into water, for it was  springtime and ice was forming slow  ly. My ride, which was strapped on  my back, my field glasses, my pouch  of ammunition and several other  things, added to my momentum,  would make me go' down rapidly  should I strike water.  All this cogitating; was done while  1 was dropping fifteen feet; then I  landed on glare ice. I remained mo*  tionless at.first lest I break through  the ice, but after thirty seconds or so  [ decided that if my impact after the  fall had not broken the ice, then  doubtless I "could move without dan  ger of breaking it now.  After getting on all fours and disengaging the broken snowshoes from  my foet, I stood up, although I was  sore in several places'.'.No bones were  broken. Looking up, I could see the  hole through which I had dropped.  Jai_]^-.tli<DyLrnp^^  ed    was   oval, it  was  obvious that a  short walk along the bottom of my  crevasse would bring me out. When  I had gone about forty-five yards, the  crevasse was nine feet deep, and I  was able to climb out.  'OU-������������?E IN  A^r-Pk  ������> fi %\ f?  kj 1 m \&  WW  UP  m  WIlE  ^5\i  'Whv don't you get out and hus  tie? Hard ivork   never   killed  any  body," remarked the  philosophical  gentleman to whom I'lastus   applied  for a little charity.  "You're mistaken dar, boss," replied Rastus; "I'se lost fouh wives  dat way."  g_^^_g___|_S_@__IE_!_____S______________________S___  _-_S_i____^  LAST   SUMMER  /  2__>  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  fORFINE PRINT  ������te_���������, -_A_������.  nsmsersBtma  WEBER'S  WORKS  Phone 200 P. O. Box 125  Grand Forks,'15. C.  ~:t_!i ^-t'-  J|1 W"  :-:X$L ���������**  A LITTLE CARE WOULD HAVl SMUj Ti.'IS  It ^"n-V3  ��������� \p--'-^-~^i-^4 fkF/1  .^���������_3V V  I \f^������"-c"'- My?  ____J-4J_Q  tij   &.'���������-_.___      '<_>���������   I&ad ������  &SKffiE!JSS_^S3-S_i_2^^  AND PICTURE FRAMING  i Furniture  Made   to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  I Upholstering  Neatly   Done  R. C. McGUTGHEON  WINNIPEG AVESUP  fei  ?=*(%%  &���������  _J  >&.  ' ���������<&  rR. BUSINESS c^lfAN,  have you ever thought  that advertising put f 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  c.L:v 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 havings confidence in  himself and his 'wares, as  one proud of his calling and  seeking publicity and the  test, of patronage.  vj_?  S3  h_  ������**>  E.  feilGGSSSf  tisei  _3 THE   SU-S.    GRAND    FORKS,    B. G.  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.  Open after the show. i Judge   Brown  ROBERT F   PETRIE served  Second door from Empress Theatre  from a six months' vacation trip to  southern California a few days ago,  is a patient in the Grand Forks hospital.  ; R.Campbell left Tnesday night  for a business trip to thecoast cities  The case of Omanney. vs. Collins,  involving a sum of $80, came up in  the county court  yesterday   before  Judgment   was re-  GENUINE ASPIRIN  HAS "BAYER GROSS"  Tablets   without   "Bayer   Cross'  are not Aspirin at all  News of the City  figMontague Frank Mudge, of this  city, and Miss Constance Louise  Reynolds, of Loughborough, Eng  land, were married in St. Saviour's  church,,Nelson, on Sunday, May 16,  by Rev. Fred H. Graham, rector.  The young couple arrived in this  city, where they will make their  home, early in the week.  S. G. Blaylock, manager of the  Trail _n_8lter; W. M. Archibald,  mine manager of the Consolidated  company, and L. W. Oughtred, F.  Hopkins and D. Gaverlick, of the  Consolidated company, were in the  city on Monday and made a trip up  to the Rock Candy mine. Mr.  Oughtred built the concentrator at-  Lynch Creek a year ago. -  Miss Thompson, teacher, has be n  promote, to thepr;ncipalsbip of the  Grand Forks high school, vice R  S. Stepens, resigned, and James  Gordon, of Kelowna, has been appointed to take Miss Thompson's  place as teacher. Miss Thompson  has been an efficient member of the  high school staff for a number of  terms.  W. R.  Dewdney   has   been   ap  pointed registrar of voters under the  new Elections act in the Greenwood  riding.  Last week five cases of liquor  were seized at Midway by the provincial police under Section 51 of  the prohibition act.  The black haired boy had a  mighty contempt for the tow-headed  boy. "Huh," he said,"your mother'  takes in washing." "Of course she  does," the tow headed satirist retorted. "You don't think she would  leave it hanging out at night unless  your father was in jail, did you?"  Get genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"  in a "Bayer" package, plainly marked  with the safety "Bayer Cross."  The "Bayer Cross" is your only way  of knowing that you are getting genuine  Aspirin, prescribed by physicians for  nineteen years and proved safe by millions for Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,  Rheumatism; Lumbago, Neuritis, and for  Pain generally.    Made in Canada.  Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets���������also'  larger sized "Bayer" packages.  Aspirin is the trade mark (registered  in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  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." '  oMANTEL CEOCKS  For the Home. A beautiful clock with a sweet-  toned gong is a 'val uable 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 GRASSIGK  Successor to TIMBERLAKE, SON C& CO.  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.  The last practice of the Grand  Forks baseball team before the  games on the 24tb will take place at  o'clock Sunday afternoon.  RIDE; A BICYCLE  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 on terms.  First-Class Repair Work done in Blackerriithing, Brazing,  Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork, Etc.  MOOYBOER 8m^���������FKS?���������.������6!  Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock   <  Padlock Safety Paper, for private  bankchecks, kept in stock by The  Sun Job Department.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  N. L. Mclnnes left for Penticton  on Monday, having received a "tele*  gram saying that a gale of wind had  blown a  wall  of the garage which  building at that place.  Two American cars met in a head  on collision last Sunday evening on  the Greenwood road, near the Phoenix road junction. A couple of the  ladies in the cars were slightly injured.  H. W. Young has returned from  the Maple Leaf mine. While in the  camp he made assays for nickel and  cobalt, and obtained good showings  of both these metale.  NOTICE Re ASSESSMENT  ROLL, 1920  Those interested in buying dairy  cattle kindly get in touch with us  at an early date. Grand Forks  Creamery.  r  Col. R. T. L)wery, editor of the  U-eenwoorl    Ledge,   who   returned  ATTENTION IS CALLED to Sec-  - ��������� -tion 2i-H>f-'-l919 rrAiUftidnients to  Municipal Act, which provides as follows: .   .  ; .;'-^      ���������"���������     *~^li_  __.J^TJhfi^?S������������mr^dr^^arean^As-  sessm._ri Roll in which he shall set  down with respect to each parcel of  land: v  "(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 hia 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 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  by the terms of which he is liable to  pav the taxft.s thereon "  JOHN A. BUTTON,  Assessor.  AH free miners' licenses expire  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{  WATER NOTICE  Those wishing neat sign painting  to ornament their business places  should call on W. P. O'ConDor, a  returned soldier.  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically the same prices as before  the big wari '  If you don't see it in The Sun it  didn't happen, or it wasn't worth  mentioning.  ;'-~v~v (DIVERSION AND USE.)  TAKE NOTICE that The Corporation of tbe  I " City'of Grand Forks, whose address is  Poft Office /Box. 220, Grand Forks, B.C.. will  ���������applyJor.aUiobnce to take and use forty  inches of water oWof'Mill Creekialso known  as Overtone g__s!^jU-a-P_--S_att_y-������t;r.eb<  "friric-fnows south-westerly and drains Into  North Fork of Kettle River about ?^mile from  junction of North Fork and Main Kettle  River. Ihe water will be diverted from the  stream about 800 feet south-east of noith-east  corner post of District Lot 495. G. I, Similka-  meen Division of Yala Distriot, and will be  used for domestic (Municipal Waterworks)  purpose upon the land described as the corporate limits of the Citvof Grand Forks and  pari of 1). Lots 494 and 531, G. I., the corporate  HrniOs of the City of Grand Forks. B.C., and  those portions of Dis:rict Lots 494 and 584 as  set out in Section 10 of Oertificnte of Approval dated 8th day of October. 1919. This  notice was posted on the ground on the 12ih  day of May, 1920. A copy of this notice and  an applicutiun pursuant thereto and to the  "Water Act. 1914," will be filed in the office of  the Water Recorder. Grand Forks, B. <!.  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 ������  looal newspaper. The date of the first publication of this notice is May 14th, 1920.  Corporation op thb City cf Grand Forks,  Applicant.  By John A. Hutton, Agent  Good  S. T. HULL  Real Estate and Insurance  Established 1910  _m  IN  CITY PROPERTY  CITY OF GRAND 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 land are located  on City Water Mains and Irrigation can be arranged for at low cost, while many, especially  those in West Grand Forks, will <^mc under  the irrigation system when installed.  These would all be good buys at any time,  but should be particularly attractive' jwith the  coming of irrigation to the valley.  Orchards       Farm's       Farm Lands  City Property  We have excellent facilities for selling your  property. Agents at Nelson, Calgary nud  other Prairie points. Vancouver Agents:  STERLING INVESTMENTS  KKLLKTT & ITTER  Reliable information regarding thin district  eliecrfully ftirni.-.hed. . We solicit your enquiries.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Kigs and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns., Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  mvncMr ci*i<i������vv *i ���������  RTAOE GO,  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  Office !  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  PETERSEN & DINSMORE, Proprietors  r������������������^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  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting-cards  Shipping tags  . Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus   .  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  New Type  Latest Style j  Faces  THE  SUN  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101  -Staiintim pric* of flrat-elaaa land  r*duc������d to $6 an acre; second-class to  $_.M an acre.  Pre-emption now confined to swr-  ���������eyed lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which la non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not mora than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions  with Joint residence, but each making  necessary Improvements on respective  claims. m  Pre-emptora must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  -value of $10 per acre, including clear--  Ing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receiving Crown Grant  Where pre-emptor in occupation aot  lass than 3 years, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because of Ill-health, or other cause, be  granted Intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.  Records Without permanent residence may be issued, provided applicant makes Improvements to extent of  $390 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 'east 2 years are required.  Pre-emptor holding Crown grant  may record another pre-emption, if he  requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.   _  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to 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.  Hill, factory or industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; oonditlons 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 ot cost of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price, is made.  PRE-EMPTORS'   TREE      GRANTS  ACT.  The scope of this Act is enlarged to  include all persons- joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. Tha  time within which the heirs or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act - is extended  from for one year from the death of  such person, as formerly, until one  year after the conclusion of the present  war. This privilege is also made retroactive.  No fees relating to pre-emptions are  due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918.  Taxes are remitted for five years.  Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August  4, 1914, on account of payments, fees  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.  Interest on agreements to purchase  town or city lots held by members of  Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired  direct or indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 31. 1920.  SUB-PURCHASERS   OF  CROWN  LANDS.  I'rovlsion made for Issuance of  Crown grants to sub-purchasers of  Crown Lands, acquiring rights from  purchasers who failed to complete  purchase, involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may  be distributed proportionately over  whole area. Applications must be  made by May 1, 1920.  GRAZING.  Grazing Act, 1919, for systematic  devefojiment of livestock Industry provide!! for grazing districts and range  administration under Commissioner.  Annual grazing permits Issued based  on numbers ranged; priority for estab-  1, ��������� "(\ ownci-H. Stock-owners may  for:rj Associations for range manage-  ir>p; ' -Free, or partially free, permits  f.t .;;. tilers-campers or traveller., up  to tea U_u_.  BOOT   REPAIRING  'AKK  your repairs to   Armsort, sboe   re  .   .     puiror.     Tho   Hub.    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