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 / y*/ -  {  fry.  -.���������r^'-L'A-'y'K  .���������Av-TfeBjsl'iS*'*  \Y:������ ?J  .^?A  W ~-r<"YS-<l-P-*-'  Kettle Valley- Orchardist  TWENTIETH YEAR���������No. 5  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   NOVEMBER 26, 1920  ��������� "Tell mc what you Know is true:  j   I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PER YEAR  Crow  Issues Involved in the Present Campaign Arc Ably  .Presented to tlie Electors by E. C. Henniger and  Dr. MacLean���������Telegram From Premier Oliver  Clarifies the Government's Attitude on the Irrigation Project in This Valley-Liberal Candidate's  Maiden Speech, Three-quarters of an Hour in  Length, Is Generally Gommended  offers from  A crowded ' house greeted -the  speakers at the big Liberal meeting  in tbe Empress theatre on Wednesday evening. Considerable enthusiasm wag manifested, and the speakers were heartily applauded when  ever they made a telling point in  the course of their remarks. Mr.  Henniger, Liberal candida'e for this  riding, in his maiden political  speech to a Grand Forks audience,  - spq-fe for three-quarters of an hour,  and the able manner in which he  handled local'and provincial issues  was an agreeable surprise to his  friends and supporters.  R. Campbell, president of the  Grand Forks Liberal, association,  presided and paesented the speakers  with brief remarks. In introducing  Mr, Henniger he took occasion to  draw the attention of the audience  to the part tb^tf-wndidate had taken  in Securing High school quarters in  this city. The political-opponents of  Mr. Henniger, said Mr. Campbell,  might make light of this event, by  saying that Mr. Henniger had merely grasped an opportunity. But the  Conservative candidate in this * campaign had had the same opportunity  and-he bad failed to gracp it.  E. G. Henniger  *  Mr. Henniger stated that as the  was;hiB first appearance.on a public  platform, the remarks' which he  would make might not be connected  in the orthodox fashion, but be  hoped the audience would follow  him to the end and endeavor to "arrive at the true meaning of what he  had to say. He was pleased to see  . so many ladies present, as he expected that a large number of them  would vote for them.  The speaker discussed the vote on  the prohibition plebiscite. He felt cer  tain that an act for government control would be framed that would be  satisfactory both to the moderation-  ist8<and the temperance people,  and if elected he would support  such a measure.'. The charge had  been! made, he said, that no attempt  had been made by the government  to enforce <the. present temperance  act. He.'quoted statistics of arrests  and convictions under the act to  shjw that a very vigorous attempt-  had been made to enforce it.  The Workmen's Compensation act  was one of the foremost pieces of  advanced legidation placed on the  statute books of the province by the  Oliver government.- The administration of that act could have been  placed in no better hands than in  Mr. Winn's; of llossland. Very  many people in this part of the  province had benefited by that act,  aad the speaker thought that these  people could show their appreciation in no better way than by  voting for the return of., the Oliver  government.  Mr. Henniger discussed other advanced legislation enacted by the  present government, such as the  mothers' pension act, the marriage  act, a new adoption law, the juven  ile act, and minimum wage law.  While dealing with the latter subject the speaker said that he had  eeen printed in tne coast papers a  sworn statement made by one of the  girls employed in Mr. Bowser's  office that she had received less than  the minimum wage scale, He had  never seen the report denied or contradicted.  The P.G E was a legacy inherited  by the Oliver government from   the  E. C. HENNIGERj  ���������������.-���������  Bowser  regime which was costing  the taxpayers of British Columbia  two and a half million dollars annually. The only people benefited  bythe, road had been the real estate  boomers of Vancouver, for a short  time only. .  Speaking on the subject, of taxation, Mr. Henniger stated that when  the Oliver administration assumed  office they had found the financial  position of the province in such a  .deplorable condition that they were  compelled to increase taxation in  order to carry on the affairs of the  province. Under the. present government the finances have steadily  improved, and now British Columbia bonds are selling at a premium,  The speaker compared tbe land  .policy of the present government  with that of the Bowser administration. Now the lands of theprovince  are availabla for actual settlers. Under the Bowser regime all the best  lands along the ljnes of transportation were held by speculators, Conditions in this respect had grown so  bad that the members of the Minis-,  terial association at the coast-had to  speak from their pulpits and from  public platforms against the government, "Do you want to re-elect  Bowser?" he asked.  Mr, Henniger described in an  amusing manner .< trip ho had taken  up the North Fork a couple of Sun  days ago, when he ran into an im  promptu political meeting. He met  the Conservative candidate there  and another prominent Conservative  from this city, who is also a deacon  in ono of our churches. The latter  had held the platform until long  after the evening service hour. Mr.  Henniger had asked his opponent if  he idtended to reside in the city until the end of his teim if he should  be elected, or would he do like many  of our former members have done���������  move to the coast a few months after  their election. Mr. McKie had replied, said the speaker, that he had  received some business  the coast.  Mr.   Henniger   gave   a    solemn  pledge that, if elected, he would continue his residence in   Grand Forks  as long as he represented the district  in the legislature.    The  moment he  decided to take up his  residence  at  the coast   he   would   hand  in  two  resignations, one to the local  Liberal  association and another to  the gov*'  ernment at Victoria.   There was not,  much   danger of   him   doing   this,  however, as all  his worldly  wealth  was    invested    in    Grand     Forks,  and he stated positively   that if he  was   sent   to  Victoria   would come  back. He had walked into the town  before   the  advent of   the railways,  and he did not intend to desert it by  walking out.    He had   recently  invested in the Great Northern ranch.  This was not a speculative   venture,  but merely to keep the  land   from  falling into the bauds of the Doukho  bors. Anyone who wanted  his   bargain could have it for the same price  he paid for it.    Pie had   lived   here  to see Phoenix rise to be one of the  great mining camps of the west, and  to see it fall again.   For many years  Grand Forks boasted of  having  the  largest copper smelter in the British  empire.     Now   the   great  Phoenix  mines   we're   worked   out   and   the  smelter here was closed, and it   was  time for the people to   back   to  the  land,    The speaker designated   the  editorof the Gazette as the chief crape  decorator of the city for blaming the  minister  of   mines  for the present  condition of the mining and  smelting industries in the Boundary.  Mr. Henniger then took up the  subject of irrigation; The first proposition was made by Joseph Manly  some years ago for a gravity system  from Curlew, but the ranchers did  not take kindly to this scheme. A  couple of years ago District Water  Engineer . W. J. E. Biker was sent  here to make a preliminary survey  for a system similar to Mr. Manly's  scheme, but after the plans and estimates had been prepared it was  found that the cost of construction  would be greater than the land  would stand. Finally the government sent Engineer Hodsdon here  to make a survey and get out plans  for a pumping system, and rhis was  the system now under consideration.  Mr. Hodsdon had made elaborate  maps and plans, and the government were in possession of every  detail of the system and a complete  estimate of its cost. The plans had  been declare'd to be entirely feasible. Mr. Henniger stated that he  was as vitally interested in irrigation as any rancher in the valley, as  his dealings were largely with the  ranchers, and if he was elected he  would work first, last and all the  time for water. Mr. Henniger read  the following telegram on this subject from Premier Oliver:  Victokm, B. C, Nov. 12, 1920.���������  Hon.   J.   D.   MacLean, care E, C.  Henniger, Grand Forks:    Re Grand  Forks irrigation: Estimated  capital  cost per acre, $77.50; estimated annual charge per acre, ������15.20. Eliminating No.   3   pump   area, capital  charge,   $70.17  per acre; estimated  annual charge, 814.15 pt-r acre. The  above figures are based on maximum  supply of two and a ,^-ilf  acre feet  per acre and electrical energy at one  and a half ceuts per kilowatt hour.  If owners are satisfied and  if  these  estimates   are   confirmed   by contracts, the government will   be  prepared to ad financing.  Joiix Ouvkij.  Mr. Henniger laid particular  stress on the fact that the irrigation  scheme is not an election eve promise. Work on it has been going forward for the past three years, and if  the- government is returned to  power he could see no reason why  the system should not be ready to  put the water on tbe land next summer. A change of government would  necessarily entail considerable delay.  Concerning the method of prose-  cut road construction, Mr. Henniger  said the present system of having  districts engineer to locate the roads  was far ahead of the method practiced under the Bowser administration, when the routes were selected  in a hap hazard manner.  .Respecting the Doukhobor  prob  Jem, Mr. Henniger said   he  would  -do everything he.could to right it if  elected.  . Mr. -"Henniger closed his speech  by paying a tribute to his opponent  as . a-citizen and a neighbor. He  firmly believed that the Oliver government would be returned to power  and that he himself would- be victorious on the 1st. i  Fred Clark |  " Fred Clark, chairman of the irrigation committee, gave a review of  the work that has been done hen  during the past few years to secure  irrigation.and he gave figures to show  the difference in the crops raised  here on irrigated and non-irrigated  land. lie was vitally interested in  irrigation, because anything that  benefited, the farmer also benefited  the merchant. He had devoted a  great deal of time to securing water  for the valley, and he intended to  continue to do so until the system  was an accomplished fact, In his  ���������opinion we were nearer irrigation now  than we had ever been before, We  would get irrigation, and we would  get it from the Oliver government.  He would stake his own reputation  for veracity on Premier Gliver's  statement. He did not believe in  taking the chances of drowning by  swimming a stream when there is a  bridge near by. The system now  under consideration ���������' appealed to  himas a- business proposition, and  he heartily favored it. His firm be.  lief that the present government  would give us irrigation had made  him come out with both feet for the  Oliver government and the Liberal  candidate for Grand Forks. The  Oliver administration vhad enacted  more good laws .during the four  years it had been in power than the  Conservatives did during the thirteen years they held office.  Hon. J. D. MacLean  Hon. J. D. MacLean said the  minister of mines' place on the platform had been well taken by the  Liberal candidate for Grand- Forks.  There were great oratorical possibilities in store for the man who  could hold an audience for  three quarters of an hour with his  maiden speech. His address showed  that he had been a close student of  provincial affairs.  When the Grand Forks irrigation  project came before the cabinet he  would hold up both hands,  The people were taking greater  interest in the affairs of the province this year than they had ever  done before. The Lfberal meetings  all over the province were attended  by overflowing audiences, and great  enthusiasm prevailed. The Liberal  government would be returned by a  bigger majority than it had four  years ago.  The speaker, in describing the  Bowser candidates in this contest,  said that more prominent Conservatives ^were |^at home attending to  their own business affairs this year  than had ever before been the case  during a political campaign. Comparing the two leaders, hc said Mr.  Oliver had earned tbe title of Honest  John. No one had yet called Mr.  Bowser Honest William.  British Columbia had'treated the  returned men more liberally than  any other province in the Dominion  In Vancouver the" president of the  G.W.V.A.was a ��������� candidate on the  Liberal ticket.  Replying to the criticism  of Mr.  Bowser respecting the  purchase of  the Christian ranch for a soldier settlement area, the speaker   said that  although there was nothing dishonest in the transaction, it was irregular, and the officials who conducted  it were dismissed from   the service.  Mr. MacLean   cited   simiiar   deals  under the Bowser government where  the officers responsible for them had  been promoted instead of dismissed.  The charge of joy riding bad been  made by the leader of  the   opposition. The speaker said that although  the   ministers  of  the   government  were   allowed  traveling   expenses,-  the   expenditures   on  this account  were   considerably   less   under the  present government than when Mr.  Bowser was in power.  The charge of  extravagance  was  answered by showing that the   civil  servants salary list under the  Bowser   government   was   $13,000 per  year; under the Oliver   government-  it is 87,800.   Civil servants' salaries  had increased 13 per cent:  miners'  wages 60 per cant.    There  was  not  enough money  in   the   province to  meet the increased cost if Mr. Bowser   should   be   elected  and he increased his civil   servants  expenditures at the rate, he did   during  his  last term of office.  Mr. MacLean drew attention to.  some of the incongruities of Mr.  Bowser's platform, and then stated  .that the interior of the province, had  been better treated by the present  adminstieration than .by any former  government. He cited all the positions in the government and on  commissions that were now filled  by men from the interior. .  ^During the last years of the Bowser' government" three and a half,  million dollars had been borrowed  annually to meet expenditures.  The policy of the present government favored good roads' in order to  attract tourists from all parts of the  United States, as it was, realized''  that our magnificent scenery is a  valuable asset to the province. In  order to increase the funds available  for road work, a bill had been passed providing for graduated license  fees for autos", which would materi.  ally increase the revenue from this  source. The speaker compared the  financial situation of the province at  present with what it was under the  Bowser administration in December,  1915.  Mr. MacLean spoke at consider  ble length on the P.G.E. subject.  The road was started by the former  government and it was a political  ruilroad pure and simple. Mr. Bowser's policy was to extend it to the  Peace river country at once. This  would cost 825,000,000, and wonld  bring financial ruin to the province.  The Oliver government intended to  continue the road to Fort George at  N-L-C CAN  WON IN VALE  Complete Returns Give  J. A. McKelvie a Majority of 381 in Monday's By-Election  -The federal constituency  of-Yale  in Monday's by-election returned J.  A. McKelvie, the National Liberal  and Conservative candfdate,   to  the  Dominion parliament.    Mr. McKeln  vie's   majority   over his   opponent,  Col. C. E. Edgett,  the Independent  candidate,   is   381,    with   all   the  polls     heard      from.       In ���������- 1908  Martin Burrell carried   the seat  by  893, and in 1911 by  1889.    In   the  1911 by-election, rendered necessary  by  tbe acceptance of a portfolio in  Sir   Robert   Borden's   cabinet, Mr.  .Burrell was  returned by  acclamaw  tion,   and   again   in   1917   in the,  Unionist election.  The successful candidate's ma-,  jority came from Vernon, where he  has lived for over thirty years, and  from, the surroubding country.  Oreenwood gave Col. Edgett a - majority of five. The vote in Grand  Forks riding waB:  Edgett. McKelvie  Grand Forks, urban.. 163  Grand Forks, rural... ' 90.  Cascade     42  North Fork :..,..-: ��������� 26"  Fife..** ;.....". "16"  Totals  337  Majority     41  199  -76-.  11-  <~.'7.-:  "3  296  present, but uleimately, when conditions warranted it,-the line would  built to tne Peace river country. But  the government wanted to get rid of  a burden that is costing the taxpay*  ers of the province 82,500,000 yearly  and if an advantageous sale to one of  the older roads could be negotiated  it would be made. It was a political  road from start to': finish. ���������".  Tho'speaker reviewed-the advanced  legislation that has been put on the  statute books by the Oliver government���������tho women's franchise, the  mothers' pension act, the LDinimum  wage scale, reduced hours for working girls, the new marriage act, deserted wives law, new adoption law,  etc.  Dealing with the Doukhobor question, Mr. MacLean said tho govern" ���������  ment had compelled the comtnunities-  to build thirteen school houses, and  he gave figures showing the number  of Doukhobor boys and girls attending each.  In closing Mr. MacLoan emphasized the fact that when the electors  cast thoir ballots on Wednesday next  they had to decide whether they  wanted John OliveJ or W. J. Bowser  for prime ministor of tho province  during tho next four years.  Last Liberal Rally"  Grand  Forks Opera House,  Tuesday  Evening, Novemember 30  Candidate Henniger and other speakers will address the meeting. Any misstatements that may  be made at Monday night's Conservative meeting'  will be answered. a&jfntntrs������i<* (pn������M������jr-w������*������������HH*^*'  ���������fw&as&hstetei^*1  -U-CtJtiAiKU^-l*ii*I-^������SaB',:;*f,s  a3aOTBWS!a!C53J^ ?-'������������������  i  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORES,   B. G.  ^i%  :" 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  Addresr- ��������� n������������������"-'cations to  The Grand Forks Sun-  Phone 101R Grand fBKks; B. C.  ��������� i ���������.',.'...<���������  OFF] 015:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND' LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY/NOVEMBER 26, 1920  On Wednesday next the electors Iviil have  to decide who they want to represent them at  Victoria daring the next four years. In this  district the choice must be made between E.  C. Henniger and John McKie. Mr; Hen'h'i.-  ger has been a resident of this city since the  town was organized. He is a business man  of unquestioued integrity. He has riiade a  marked success of his business.7 As a citizen  no one has yet,pointed the finger of reproach.  He is in the prime of life, a good public  speaker, active, and alert to take advantage  -of opportunities as they present themselves.  He is progressive and aggressive, and usually  attains his goal. He has served the citycas al-  . derman with marked ability, and as chairmau  of the school board was, in conjunction with  the other members of the'board, instiimental  in tiding the city over, a crucial financial  period. In his private life there are many admirable qualities riot known to the general  public. His opponent, John McKie, is also  a gentleman and an estimable citizen against  whom we have nothing to say, but he carries  a millstone in the form of W. J. Bowser  around his neck. But leaving Bowser out of  the question, we are still of the opinion that  Mr. Henniger would make the better * representative for Grand Forks of the two candidates, especially as Mr. Bowser has no more  r chance of being the next prime minister of  British Columbia than the present editor of  The Sun has of holding the same position five  _,thousand years fromnow...       .' -  have to go through the formality of applying  or re-admission to the list: The' polls are to  be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. *  The women have more common sense than  some of the men give thim credit for having.  They are not going to vote agaiust the party  that gave them the franchise and the mothers'  pension act. They voted right on the temperance plebiscite, .and they will vote right  riekt Wednesday.  The few people in this vicinity who. can  see nothing in the present provincial contest  in this riding but the Doukhobor question we  would respectfully request to compare the  Record of the Conservative administration with  tHe work thathas been and is now*, being ^carried oh by the Oliver government to solve this  difficult problem. The Conservative government appointed a royal commission to investigate' the Doukhobor question. The commission  cost' the taxpayers of the province forty or  fifty thousand dollars. When the report, which  practically sustained the Doukhobors in their  law-evading habits- was made it was pigeonholed, and it has never since seen the light of  day. Compare this with the policy of the Oliver  government,which has forced the Doukhobors  to build thirteen school houses in their v communities and are now .compelling them to send  heir children to these schools. Four years  more of this policy-and the Doukhobor question will be nearer to solution than it is today. The boys and girls now attending these  schools will grow up to be men and women  very much like^the average Canadian citizen.  PLATE  Appeals to every woman  because it is a wonderful combination.of  correct pattern, beautiful, exclusive designs,  and a heavier plating* with a thick overlay'  of pure silver wherever wear is greatest.  Wa are glad to show Community Plate  wheter you  intend  to  buy  now" or later.  J. G. Taylor, Jeweler and Optician  (Sbe!^ " M''i"i"|,''i|"'i'"'  i  A     t  V, i  ������\1  Is there a woman w th the instincts of a  mother who does not approve of the mothers'  pension act? Is there a mother so ungrateful that she would vote against the party that  gave her this law? If such there be, then let  her vote for the Bowser candidate.  'The so-called Doukhobor question had its  inception in a federal policy. The question  really belongs at Ottawa toda}V because when  these people immigrated to this- conn try the  leader or leaders were able to obtain  from the federal government certain concessions and immunities which the provincial  government is powerless to annul were it in-  cl'ned to do so. Yet the parties who are now  endeavoring to make capital out of this matter for the Consevative candidate in this rid-  irig failed, to bring this question to the attention of Premier Meighen and Candidate McKelvie when they visited our city. It is not  honest politics.  The   man   who   can make  a big- IF out of an ordinary  if in  the pending   irrigation  project for this valley is not a  true friend of the best interests of this district. ' Would  you expect the .government to  install the system if the farmers did not want it? Or if they  did not want to pay for it? Or  if the cost would be higher  than the  land  would  stand?  That is the true interpretation  of the  ifs in premier Oliver's  dispatch.   Any    other  construction put on the words is  dishonest.-   Would  you . expect the government to  put  in the system if the owners  objected to it, and if the   cost  should prove too high for the  land?  ���������Under the the old laws of British Columbia  if a married man died without a will  his wife was disinherited. Four years of Liberal rule has righted this injustice. How will  the women vote?  Four years ago the province of British Columbia was worse than bankrupt. Today its  bonds are selling at premium. How will the  men vote?  Wc are glad to inform the Gazette that the  man who hunted for "Henniger's lieutenant"  with a roll of McKie money to bet is now  minus his roll. He met the lieutenant and his  bluff was called. The seqnel will be sad hews  to our contemporary. The man presided at  Mr. Henniger's meeting at Cascade. The  eagerness with which his money was covered  gained a convert to righteousness.  Considering the oratorical material from  Ottawa that was thrown into the Yale by-  election, the victory of the N.L.C. candidate  was not of the superlative degree. The result  indicates that the people want a change. It  was only Mr. McKelvie's high standing in his  home town that saved him from defeat. Mr.  McKelvie will make a good representative for  the Okanagan at Ottawa during the short life  that yet remains of the present government.  It is really immaterial what promises the  leader of the opposition makes. Did the Bowser government, when in power, ever live up to  its promises?  If you will bear in mind that a vote for the  Conservative candidate is a vote for Bowser,  it will help you to make a decision to  vote right next Wednesday Anyone at all  familiar with the records of the two leaders,  must necessarily vote for the return of the  Oliver government.  Before you make any statement about the  Oliver government not fulfilling its pledges on  the patronage question look over the list of  office holders in Grand Forks.  Electors are  reminded that if they do not  vote  next Weenesday in the provincial election their  names   will  automatically   be   re-  the voters' list, and before they  their franchise again  they wil  ������     ���������;���������'.   . i  moved   from  cm exercise  A correspondent, who wishes to be design  nated as "A Once Good Conservative," makes  a timely oiiticism. "Science fears nothing but  ignorance," he quotes. "A paragraph in the  November 12 issue of the Grand Forks Gazette stated that 'The minister of miues would  be able to give a decidedly illuminating account of the success of his progressive mining  policy, after he had gazed upon the ruins of  the Greenwood and Grand Forks smelters,  the deserted Phoenix mines and other idle  properties.' If the present opposition party  can revivethese dead ones, for goodness sake  let the people vote for them. There are thousands of worked-out mines all over the world,  whose owners would be indeed glad to hand  them over to such au administration, so that  they could be brought to life. The people of  British Coiumbia, after reading this paragraph,  will be on tip-toes in anticipation of hearing  what policy the opposition can put forward  that will allow country rock to' be mined  profitably. Science will hear its death knell.  Just such ignorant remarks as those in the  above paragraph will do harm to those for  whom good is intended, as such remarks did  harm to the prohibition cause. We have  never heard of a uewspaper editor being raised  from the dead, but anything will be possible,  seemingly, after December 1."  Mrs. Ralph Smith, the  foremost woman legislator of  theempire,addressed a crowded meeting of women in Pen-  ticton this week in the interests of the Oliver government.  How will the women vote?  Those wishing neat sign painting  to ornamenta"their business places  should call on W. P. O'Connor, a  returned soldier.  BUY "DIAMOND DYES"  \.  '    DON'T. RISK MATERIAL  Each package of "Diamond Dyes" contains directions bo simple tnafc any  woman can dye any material without  6treaking, fading or running. Ittuggiflt  has color card���������Take no other dye I  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buj? a machine at which you have.  ro 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  ,������*���������.  COHPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS  Municipal   Voters'    List  1921  NOTICE  Tho holders of Unregistered Deeds  or Agreements of Sale must file declarations to that effect with tho undersigned not later than November  30th in order to have their names on  the Municipal Voters' List for  1921.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  City Clerk.  ROBERTSON & EGG  SELL  CATTLE RANCHES  FARM LANDS  ORCHARD HOMES  AND  FIRE INSURANCE  Phone 7 Box 515  GRAND FORKS, B.C,  Hugh W. Robertson at NcIson,B.C.  Goo. C. Ku6 nt (Gnm<l Forks, B. C.  Central's- Efforts  Are "Appreciated  The telephone businessjs now feeling the  effect of the stoppage of industry during  the war. Eqtiipment has been hard to  get, with the result that all over the  country applications for telephones can  not be filled. In British Columbia,how-  ever, there is practically no waiting list.  The girl at Central is doing her very best  to help out in a difficult situation, and  that her efforts are.appreciated is shown  by the thoughful consideration which is  being accorded her.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Yale Barber Shop C.V. Meggitt  Razor Honing a Specialty  Real Estate and Insurance  OHCIIAItDS, FARM  LANDS  PROPERTY  AND CITV  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, Fihst Stheet  NEW HARNESS SHOP  I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared  to make harness to order  and do all kinds of repair  work. Shop equipped with  modern machinery. All work  guaranteed:  C. A. Crawford  Near Telephone Office  Excellont facilities for soiling your farms  Wo have agents at all Coast and Prairie  Points  WE CAKBY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE.  DEALER IN POLES, POSTS AND TIES,  AND FARM PRODUCE  Re'lablo information regarding this distr  choorfully furnished,  qulrfcs.  ������?  solicit your c  GRAND FORKS  Transfer Company  DAVIS S HANSEN, Props  City Baggage and General  Transfer  Coal,  Wood and  for Sale  Ice  Office  at  R.  F.   Petrie's Store  Phone 64 ,C /  f  .THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  YOUR KIDDIE  AND HIS MILK  .What are doing about it? Are you  (.just letting him have any old kind of  milk" or aro you reasonably prudent  and careful about this vital matter?  Our bottled milk, scientically selected,  pasteurized and packed, is the ideal  milk for your child.    Try it?  CURLEW CREAMERY CO.,  LIMITED  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  !TI  ������*-.   \  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  In the Grand Forks Electoral District  To Wit:  Public Notice is hereby given to the Voters of Grand  Forks.Electoral district that in obedience to His Majesty's  Writ to me directed, and beaming- date the, 23rd day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred  and twenty, I require the presenee'of the said Voters at the  Court-House, on the 10th day of November, 1920, at twelve  o'clock noon, for. the purpose of nominating and electino-  one person to represent them in the Legislature of this  Province.  The mode of nomination shall be as follows:  The candidate shall be nominated in writing; the writino-  shall be subscribed by two registered voters of the said dis*  trict as droposer and .seconder, and by ten other voters of  the said district as assenting to the nomination, and shall,  be delivered to the Returning Officer at any time between \price" He fchen sunSested thafc- as a  the date of this Proclamation and.one p.m. of the day 0f'Publishei'* he was entitled to50 per  nomination. In the event of a poll being necessary, such cent discPunt- Toth-sethe clerk as-  poll shall be open on the 1st day December, 1920, at ' ""'"J  ,   Brown Creek Gloucester Paul  Cascade Grand Forks  Fife  of which every-person is hereby required to take notice and  govern himself accordingly.  Given under my hand at Grand Forks, fhis  26th  clay  of  November, one thousand nine hundred and twenty.  x (Signature) PETER DONALDSON,  offered ������150 for Jots 8, 9 ^and 10,  block 4, plan 52. Charges against the  property run about $160, and this  amount will be accepted.  A latter from Mrs. Meighen expressed thanks to the city for a box  of apples presented to her when she  visited Grand Forks.  Tho council did uot favor the city  hall being used as a polling station in  future.  The council agreed to the usual  allowance of $67.50 for accident insurance for volunteer firemen, "clso  remittance of road tax to firemen.  A letter from tho administrator of  the Trites estato sought redemption  of the Trites house on Main streot,  which has roverted to the city. The  matter wjllstand for a time and the  tenant will be notified to make payments to the city.  Mayor Acres and Aid. Hull and  McDonald were appointed a committee to meet the memorial committee  with a view to obtaining some "united  action with reference to the mounting  of the captured German gun and the  proposed memorial  A Thrifty Book Lover  There are singular discounts allowed in the book trade that on one  occasion were happily illustrated by  Mark Twain. One day while the  humorist was connected with a .publishing house he went to a bookcase  and, picking up a volume, asked   the  son  Phoenix  Returnino* Officer.  CITY COUNCIL  The city council at its Monday  nighb decided to purchase a siren for  the fire department at a cost of $650,  of which amount $350 had   been  do  nated by the business men. The siren  will he operated by electricity and  can bo hoard for a radius of two miles.  An offer from H. A. Sheads of  $109.95 for lots Sand 9, block 21,  plan 23, was accepted. James  Rooko  sen ted  "As 1 am also the author of the  book," said Mark Twain, "it would  appear that I am again entitled to 50  per cent discount."  The clerk bowed. He could not  deny it. ._. ���������  "And as I ain a personal friend of  the proprietor," Mark modestly con-  tinuod, "T presume you will allow me  the usual 25 per cent discount? If so,  I think I may as well take the book.  What's the tax?"  The clerk took out his pencil and  figured industriously. Then he said  with great obsequiousness, "As near  as I can calculate, we .owe you the  book and about 37i cents."  on������1  When the last impassioned words of  oratory flung from the rostrum have ceased  to echo from the walls of meeting-house  and hall-���������when all criticism of the^resent  " Liberal administration has been made���������-  when all promises of the opposition can-  ���������     didates have been solemnly avowed���������  . *\  Yon cannot overcome  nor deny the solid fact  tnatn""  THE OLIVER GOVERNMENT has  *  given British Columbia four years of  the safest, sanest and most efficient  business administration the Province  has ever had.  It will be in yonr  best interests to' vote  for all Liberal Candidates  on December 1st*  I)K. COHEN, OWNER  ��������� Always Here  ' to Serve You:  and to personally supervise every  piece of work that goes' into your  mouth.  15-Year " /  Peerless Guarantee  insures dependable quality.  Canadian Bonds snd .Canadian  Money Accepted at Full Value  "Spokane's Painless  .:���������;:'"������������������:���������::. Office"' w'v-.  Kooms 205-6-7-8-9-10-11-12,  2nd Floor, Jamieson.Bldg.,  Over Qwl Drug  Wall and Riverside  SPOKANE, WASH.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Eigs and Good  Horses at All Plours at  the  Model Livery Barn'  M. EL Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 . Second Street  * GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  Office I  F. Downey's Cigar Store,  PETERSEN & PETERSEN, Proprietors  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Mado to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Don  R. G. McCUTCHEON  WINN1PBG AVEN0F  For want of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  will untie the Knots.  We malie this a g'ood  paper so that intelligent people will read  it, and they do.  Isn't that the kind of  help you wont?  'Hilt!J.������l.-'** .  ���������Mgai  JlfR- B UJINESS cJMAN,  have you ever thought  tha t advertising p u ts> yo u in  ��������� ��������� "good company? It is an old  v 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-  ihem and you will notice  that all are big advertisers  and all are leaders in their  lines. Ask your friends to  name the most successful  merchants they know in the  big cities, and in each case  the name ot a great advertiser will be mentioned.  The same rule is true of  smaller cities and towns.  The successful merchants  are the advertisers. The  advertiser stamps himself as  one having confidence in  himself and his wares, as  one proud of his calling and  seeking publicity and the  test of patronage.  vfc#  ������������������(  ihe ft&nks of  MGC������SS1  n wuutwtiVnKnBajKfi^  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  News of theCity |     tede.-weather  E. Stanton, ofCrpfton, this week  purchased Mr. Marchinel's place  near Judge Clement's residence in  the West end for $2300.  F. W. Reid, formerly city engineer of Grand Forks, is Dow living  at San Mateo, Barclay Sound, B. C.  Mr. Remenary, from Kelowna,  this week' purchased John Gould's  three-acre tract of land near Mr.  Hale's orchard, paying 82000 for it.  Harvey Mahan, who has been  with the Granby company almost  since its organization, has severed  bis connection with that concern  and will leave Vancouver shortly for  California.  The' following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. l'\ Laws' ranch:  Max.    Min.  Nov.   19���������Friday  45 39  20���������Saturday... . 4G 34  21- Sunday  45 29  22���������Monday...;;.!- 42 36  23���������Tuesday.-  45    ���������    37  2-1���������Wednesday .. 42 36  2g- Thursday  42 37  Inches  Rainfall   . 0.35  R: E. Jenne, who has" been the  manager of the Curlew Creamery  company in this city far a number  years, left this week with his wife  and family for Everett, Wash.,where  they will live in future.  - The Holy Trinity Women's Auxiliary will hold an afternoon tea and  sale of home cooking and fancy  work in the parish hall on Friday,  December the 3rd.  Mrs. Kirk, wife of Capt. S. G.  Kirk, who resided in this city for a  number of year*-, died in New Westminster nt 2 o'clock yesterday morning.  A Guarantee  The publishers of The Family  Herald and Weekly Star of Montreal are doing the right thihg with  the public. Ninety per cent of news  papers have already raised rates.  The Family Herald publishers guarantee a full year's subscription at  he old rateof.1pl.50 a yearto all who  remit before Dember 1st, 1920. We  learn that many old subscribers are  renewing for two years in advance  and thousands of new subscribers  are being added. It is a great newspaper and the best value on the  Continent.  Hpnderful improvements have  lately been made in The Family  Herald. Members of the Imperia  Press Conference", who lately visited  Canada,' say it has'no pqual in the  British Empire. Canadians should  appreciate such a paper at the price.  After December 1st they may have  to pay more.  Mrs. Herron, of Spokane, is visiting her daughter, Mrs F. W. Russell, at the Russell hotel.  Evening's   entertainment in the  Parish Hall, Friday,   Dec.   the 3rd.  After the show get a warm cup of  coffee or a light lunch' at the Imperial Billiard and Pool Parlors.  Sweet apple cider for sale.   R. E.  Jenne.  THERE IS ONLY ONE  GENUINE ASPIRIN  Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross"  are Aspirin���������No'others!  If you don't see tho "Bayer Cross"  en 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, Toothache, 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 assistthe  public against imitations, the Tablets of  Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped  with their general . trade mark, tho  "Bayer Cross."'  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS, B. C.  Applications for immediate  purchase of lots and acreage  owned by the City, within the  Municipality, are invited.  Prices:���������From $25.00 per  lot upwards.  Terms:���������Cash and approved payments.  List of lots and prices may  be seen at the City Office.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  City Clerk.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except'through  its advertising columns.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKli  your  repairs to  Armson, sboe re  pairor.    Tho   Hub.    Look for  tho  Big  Boot.  S. T. HULL  Established 1910  Real Estate and Insurance  Resident Aeont Grimd Forks Towusito  .   .     Company, Limitod  Farms      Orchards     City Property  Ap-ents at; Nelson, Calvary, Winnipeg* nnd  other Prairie points. ''Vancouver Agents:  PENDERINVESTMENTS  KATTENBORY LANDS LTD.  Established in 1910. wc are in a position to  furnish reliable information concerning this  district.  Write for free literature.  ���������Al tri "Quite a number have been in ahd  rMOHy looked over the stock and have  found just what they wanted, I should like,  you and your friends to come in while in town  shopping- to look the stock over,as it,is impossible to make a complete showing in the.win-  dows.-A small deposit will hold any, article  until the 22nd of December.  olm Grassicfc'  Watchmaker and  Jeweler  Cycling  is easy  when  you ride the high-grade Bicycles  I sell���������the wheels that run smoothly year after year. Let;  rae.explain to you my easy sale plan on terms.  First-Class Repair Work done in Blacksrnithing, Brazing,  Aluminum  Soldering,  Oxy~Acetylene Welding,  Wood"  work, Etc.  Opposite G. F. Garafte  GRAND FOKKS, B. C.  Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock  Synopsis of  land Act Amendments  Minimum price of flrst-olasa land  reduced to $6 an acre; second-class to  $2.50 an aero.  Pre-emption now confined to sar-  yeyod lands only.  Kecorda will bo granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is'non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of notimoro than four may  arrange for ajljacont pro-emptlono  with Joint residence, but each making  necessary improvements on respective  claims. <&  ���������Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  Ave years and make improvements to  value of ?10 per acre", including clearing ana cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 8 years, and has mado proportionate improvements, ho 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  $30*0 per annum and records same each  year. J-ailuro 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 S acres <  cleared and 'cultivated, and residence  of at least 2 years are required.  Pre-emptor. holding Crown grant  may record another pre-emption, if he  requires land in conjunction with his  farm; without actual occupation, provided, statutory: improvements made  . and residence maintained on. Crown  granted land. ������  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes  areas exceeding 640 acres may be  leased by one person or company.  Mill, factory or. industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; conditions include  payment of stumpage.  Natural hay meadows ' Inaccessible  by existing roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price, la made.  PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE  ACT.  GRANTS  The Bcope of this Act Is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within which the heirs or devisees  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.  Provision made for Issuance of  Crown grants to sub-purchasers of  Crown Lands, acquiring rights from  purchasers who failed to complete  purchase. Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of 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  development of livestock industry provides for grazing districts and range  administration under Commissioner.  Annual grassing permits issued based  on numbers ranged: priority for established owners. Stock-ownera may  form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits  for settlers, campers or travellers, up  to ten bead.  ������  ������  TIMBER SALE X2031  SEALED TENDERS will be rei-eclvod by the  feMlniator of Lands not ialor than nooil  on tho 16th day of Doeembor, 1820. for tho  purchase of License X20:il, to out 2,011,000 'foet  of Iir, Tamarno nnd Spruce, 892,500 Lineal  Feet of Polos, 59.000 Tics 1,400 cords of Cord-  wood nnd 1,500 cords of Cedar Poles,-on an  nrea situated on May Creole, Similkameen  Ulstriot.  Throo (3)yoars will be allowed for removal  of timber.  Further particulars of the Chief Forester,  Victoria. U. C, or District 1'orcster, Nelson, li. C.  IS  Good  Priii tixii  npiIE value of well-  printed, heat 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 StyleJ  Faces  THE  SUN  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101  WEBER'S  DYEING AND GLEANING  WORKS  pPhonc 2oo P. O. Box 125  Grand Forks, B. C.  The Price of The Sun  In spite of tremendous increase, in  cost  of production,   still   remains  1.00 Per Year

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