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 itWmuVM* ������*i*o���������to i������wii *��������� ��������� 4***'  -1  *  V  Kettle VgllGy'Or^strdist  LOTH  YEAR���������No   47  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   SEPTEMBER 17, 1920  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can suess as well ns you.  $1.00 PER YEAR  City  Pays  $50  Costs  Trespassing  on S. Gar-j  ruthcr's Property-Sell- i  Knight, who bad rented   the   prop  | erty from Mr. ''��������� Curi-u triers   and   was  j ejected   by   the    blundering   of the  ,   ! chairman of   the   health and   relief  |     committee,   stated   that   he   would  L.! make no attempt to collect damans  ���������! from Mr,   Carruthers   provided   Mr.  j Mr. Carruthers did no   insist  on the  i������    ,' payment of   the rental for the land,  jamottuting to $10.  THE WEATHER  ins Bonds  The   following   is   the   minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day   during  the   past   week, as recorded by the government therinotn  eter on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max.  10���������Friday..    56  11���������Saturday.-.   . 57  12T Sunday  63  13���������Monday    54  14���������Tuesday  67  15���������Wednesday .. 68  16- Thursday  77  tomatoes have boon exceptionally  fine. Other growers in'the district,  who have usually fine crops, secured  ! their seedling and young plants from  jhim. He built a large glas3 house  'early thi3.. spring and raised the  earliest and strongest seedlings .in  the valley.  Sept.  Rainfall  Mrn  4o  4,0  50  42  58  47  44  Inches  . 0.79  Company Will Proceed  With the Developing of  Properties While Lawyers Argue as to Their  Ownership  In the absence of Mayor Acre-'  Aid. Miller presided at the regular  meeti'ng of the city council on Monday evening. All the aldermen were  present.  A communication from the secretary of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities wished to  know how many delegates the city  intended to send to the annual convention, which is to beheld in Nel-  son during the first week iu October.  The clerk was instructed to inform  him, that three delegates had been  appointed. A similar letter from  [he Good Roads league, whose con  vention is to be held in Nelson during the same week, was ordered  filed.  A communication from Wm.  Henderson, Vancouver, resideut  engineer, asked for more informa������  tion regarding the council's request  for permission to place the trophy  gun on the postoffice square. The  clerk was instructed to communicate  with Mr. Henderson again, giving  him the exact location where it was  to be located and to request him to  lay the correspondence on this subject before the department at Ottawa.  The case of Stewart Carruthers,  who asked, through R. Campbell,  for S500 damages for having had a  truant ejected from his property���������  block 17, plan 23���������last spring by  he chairman of the health and relief committee. The city has since  used the land as a dumping grounds  for refuse. The matter has been be  fore the council since the 17th of  May last. A letter from the land  registry office at Kamloops stated  that Mr. Carruthers was the regis-  t ered owner of thf property in question. Action was postponed until  Messrs. Campbell and Carruthers  could attend the meeting.  A number of other unimportant  communications were and disposed of.  The matter of  considering appli  cations for the position of city auditor   vvas  deferred   until   the   next  meeting.  The chairman of thjs finance committee reported that some new city  bonds were being sold, and the past  month's accounts were ordered paid.  The balance of the proceedings consisted of committee reports and  routine business.  On Wednesday morning a special  meeting was held to consider the  Carruthers case, alleging trespass  on the part of the city. Messrs.  Campbell and Carruthers were present. Mr. Campbell presented the  case for Mr, Carruthers, and a letter O. F. Chafl'ey, who has been  frjom the land registrar proved the spending a couple of weeks in the  "ownership of the land in question, city investigating the soil and crop  The matter was settled by the city j conditions of the valley for the pro-  agreeing to pay the costs, amount, j vincial government in connection  jng to about $50, and to fill the holes ��������� with the irrigation project, has com*  which had been dug on 'the land, j pletea his report, and be left today  and   to   cover up  the refuse.    Mr. ! for the coast.  A Justified Blow  Ever punctual himself, 'King  George III expected similar punctuality in others. Lord Hertford knew  and respected his royal master's  wishes. So one day, when he had an  appointment at Windsor for 12  o'clock, he was overwhelmed at hear  ing the clock strike the noon hour  just as he was passing through the  hall. Furious at being half a minute  late, he raised his cane and smashed  the glass of the clock's face. The  king, knowing nothing of the episode, let him off with a slight  reprimand.  *^The next time that the earl called  on the king, however, he was re  ceived less graciously.  "Hertford,"   said   his    majesty,  "how came you to strike the clock1?"  "The clock struck first, your  majesty,"  was   Hertford's   immediate  rejoinder.  The aptness of the speech and the  mock solemnity of the culprit in de  livering it won the   king's   laughfc  and forgiveness .  With a ci.-h lint d <>f S75.000   r)h  posi'dd    with    thn   court, of h j>p*'n!.  the Granby Mining &Smeltiug com  pany is proceeding with  the   developing of its coal areas in the vicinity  of Cassidy, Vancouver island, while  the.lawyers   are   getting   ready to  arge as *o the ownership of the Gan  ner   and   Dunlap   leases, says   the  Vancouver Sun.    The arrangement,  it is said  by representatives   of   the  Granby company, will   enable   that  concern to develop, its  own   undisputed coal areas while the  question  of the disputed   area  is   before   the  court. Prior to the judgment of Mr.  Justice Gregory holding the E  & N.  Railway company to   be   owners   of  the coal under Gauner and   Dunlap  lands, the Granby had taken nearly  200,000 tons of coal from the- properties arid between 20,000 "and   30,  000   ton's  from  its other coal areas  which   are   not in dipute.    These  other coal lands have   been   rached  through   the   Ganner  and Dunlap  lands  How Long Does Lire Last?  "The days of man' ar^ three.snore  and ten," wrote th" psalmst, although he allowed that soma might  ; reach a gnater age. If you rend the  following table, von will see that  only a few creature;- .-exceed-that  age, but that beside? the'tr~.es of the  forest, theoldes; of mankind is very  short livHi:  Duration of life: D.-iy fl\, 24. hours;  May bug,6 wt-ekt-; May.hug (larvae),  3 years; butterfly, 2 months; flea, 2  months; fly, 3 to ��������� 4 months; oios  quito, 6 months; ant, 1 year; grasshopper, 1 year; bee, 1 year; hare, 6  to 10 years; rabbit, 8 years; sheep, S  to 10 years; dog, 10 to 12 years;  viper, 10 years; nightingale, 12 years;  wolf, 12 to 15 years; cat, 12 to 15  years; frog, 15 years; bison, 15 years;  canary, 15 to 20 years; toad, 20  years; goldfinch, IS years; ox, 25  years; horse, 25 to 30 years; eagle,  30 years; stag, 30 to 40 years; swan,  35 to 40 years; camel,35 to 40 years;  orang-outang, 40 years; salamander,  40 years; heron, 50 years;   lion,    50  Electors Must Decide Between the Present Act  and Government Supervision of Liquor  Traffic  Victoria, Sept. 10.���������October 20  ���������h'is been officially fixed as the date  for the provincial referendum on the  question of the best method to deil  with liquor in British Columbia for  the future.  The new voters' list will be ready  for the poll.  The act of the   legislature . under'  which    the   referendum   in   British  Columbia is to be held has precisely  set eut the questions to   be   asked.  The form of ballot is as follows:  '������������������" WHICH DO YOU PREFER?  (1) The present Prohibition Ac'?  'or  (2) An act to provide for government control and sale in sealed  packages of spirituous and malt  liquors?  News of the Ciiy  William A. Dacre. died at the  Grand Forks hospital on Monday  morning of cancer, after a long and  painful Illness. He was 42 years  and 10 months of age, and was an  old timer of the Kootenay and  Boundary districts. He is survived  by his wife and a large family of  children. The funeral was held on  Wednesday afternoon from Miller &  Gardner's undeitaking parlors, Rev.  Bunt conducting the service. Interment was made in Evergreen  cemetery.  Scott McRae returned to Greenwood this week from Lightning  Peak. He and his parly, consisting  of Jack Cochrane, Joe Christian and  Charles Noreen, have completed the  government trail from Schenck's  ranch up the main, Ketile river  through to Lightning Peak in the  northern part of the Greenwood  mining division.  TOCLUSTER  The San Jose Variety  Causes Some Excitement Among Keremebs  Growers  A report from Keremeos says that  an extraordinary clu&ter of tomatoes  is ou exhibition in the window of  Mr. Ramsey's ztore. The cluster is  one branch of a vine and contains  12 tomatoes which weigh 11������  pounds. The branch was cut off a  vine of the San Jose canner variety  and there remained on the vine 22  other tomatoes equally as large as  those iu the cluster on exhibition.  A. II. Carle is the grower of this vine  and many others which are bearing  similarly large crops. He has altogether 500 plants of the San Jose  canner variety on his lot at the back  of J. J. Armstrong's home lot. They  are planted on a patch of land which  was strong and well cultivated. He  has already one ripe tomato of this  kind which weighs one pound six  ounces and others not yet mature  which promise to weigh over two  pounds. Some of the oldest and  most experienced tomato growers in  the valley declare they have never  seen tomatoes to equal those grown j  by Mr. Carle this year. The San Jose I  canner is a new variety in this dis-l  Uiot, having been introduced this!  spring. From the offset   Mr. Carle'-  years; bear, 50 years; raven, 80  years; pike, 100 years; sturgeon, 100  years;carp, 100 years; elephant, 100  years; parrot, 100 years; turtle, 100  years. Trees���������Ivy, 200 years; elm,  300 to 400 years; acacta, 400 years;  oak, 400 to 500 years; larch, 300  years; linden, 500 to 1000 years;  fir. 700 to 1200; yew, 2000 to 3000  years; boabab, 2000 to 5000 years:  dragon tree, 3000 to 500<J years.  Mixed  A contributor to an English weekly tells of an Irishman who was   de  sciibiug his narrow    escape   from a  cross bull.  "1 seized him by the tail," he exclaimed, "and there.I was! I was  afraid to hold ou. and I da.ed not  let go."  "You were between the horns of a  dilemma," ventured a lady.  "No, ma'am, I wasn't between the  horns at all, and, besides, he wasn't  a dilemma.  He was a Jersey."  Fisherman's Bad Luck  ' A Welshman, says Punch, was  fined fifteen pounds last week for fishing with a lamp for salmon. The defendant's plea that he was investigating the scientific question whether  salmon yawn in their sleep, was not  accepted.  The Usual Meal  The Mining  Industry  "A large number of people who urn  unfamiliar with the mining industry  look upon it in an entirely different  light than other industries which  money might be invested in," Charles  Camsell, the newly appointed deputy  minisser of mines .for Canada, said in  an interview recently. "Many con  sider investment in mine property  purely a gamble. Those who mako  mining investments from that point  of view court disaster. Only when investors place their funds in minim.'  property after securing the advice of  men familiar with the industry, and  who have special knowledge of mining and engineering problems, will  they find that they acted sanely.  "Mining is a specialized industry."  he added, "and people must avoid  putting their money iuto it until they  have sound technical advice. Booms  take place in mining fields as well as  in any other, and they always have  their reaction. The results of booms  are had���������not good, and often it takes  years to recover. Wlia*, I would like  to soe in the mining world is a good  healthy steady progress. Mines can  only be developed through time.  "Mineral production in Canada  shows a steady growth. The war has  served to stimulate the industry rather  than retard it. Today more mineral  wealth is being placed on the .market  A  lawyer   in  a  local   court   was  questioning a Scotti?h farmer. -'You  affirm that when this happened you j ^^ ciu|.i|lgt,1(, Klondike gold   rush,  were going home to a meal," said the j     ,\Tl,odo ftl.tm0llt  0f   niilJe9   ims ttt  ~    ,-. 111*.-.        ,,r\*������tr\\r\t~\r\i I  lawyer. "Let us be quite certain on  this point, because it is a very important one. Be good enough to tell  me what meal you were going home  to."  "You would  meal   I was  queried the Scot  like  angin  tae  ken what  hame      tae?'"  "Yes, I should like to know,"  replied 'the lawyer, impressively.  "Wcel, then," replied the farmer,  "the meal I was gar-gin' hame tae  was juist oatmeal."  Jepii  paasent seven geological parties and  five topographic parties at work in  British Columbia. Their work is in  districts where mineral deposits may  occur, and to make maps showing the  geological formations-''  In Repose  "I see ye have a now   hired   man,  Ezra," said Ehen Potter.  "How is he    (doing?"  James Petrie returned to Rowland j "Besting considerable easier than  Sunday night, after a week's visit the other ode did, thank ye," replied  with iriendri here. ' the grim farmer. THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,    B. G.  Wat (iratth Jtekja &tot  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain)... ...-.S1.00  One Year (in the United States) ..1.50  Address all communications to  ' Tii'k G hand Fouks Sun,  Phone 101R . Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  ���������FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1.920  The date for taking the referendum vote on  the existing Prohibition act is/not very far  distant, and active campaigning for or-against  the measure should start soon. In the last  election we voted for the present act, because  we wanted to see the public bar abolished,  and because we believed that prohibition was  an essential war measure. Since then we have  lived as we" voted. We defy any man show  where we have procured one ounce of spirituous liquor by purchase, importation or prescription. But the workings of the act has,  in the opinion of men not of a fanatical temperament, been a dismal disappointment. It  has made hypocrites of the greater portion  of our population; "bootleggers" swarm' in  every community; intoxicating liqour is openly  being sold over nearly every soft drink counter, and, according to the laws of the province,  over fifty yet cent of the people of British  Columbia are criminals. This is the existing  condition in the province today. The remedy  is either a bone-dry law, which would necessarily mean the prohibition of the manufacture  of the liquor, or a law permitting the people  to procure the liquor under government control. In the forthcoming election the people  will not be given an opportunity to vote for  a bone-dry law. It is either the present act,  .which is intolerable, or government supervision of the traffic. .We have decided that the  existing act is class legislation and that it can  not be enforced, and have therefore concluded  ���������to vote in favor of the government handling the business. If there is any money made  out of the traffic, the farmers need a reduction  in" taxes. And we believe this is the only way  in which the public bar can be kept abolished.  It is better to allow a person to acquire a jag  iegally than that he should become a criminal  hi doing so.  It can not be denied that among war veterans at the present time, (-'.specially among men  ot*the finer sert, there is a ieeiiug of disap  pointment at tlie'seeming outcome of the war,  says the B. C. Veterau. These men, indeed,  with an indurance that almost passes belief,  suffered the agotiies of hell uhiiethe war  lasted; but through it all thev were encouraged  by the hope that their sacrifices were but the  price that had to be paid for the making of a  new world. As they regard things as rlu-y are  now, it seems to them that the new world is  not even in sight; but instead the world that  is seems to bo sinking daily into depths of sin  and miserv deeper than ever it has touched.  They have good reasons, too, for taking this  view, For what with Bolshevism, dominant  for the moment on the one hand, and reao-  ionary elements of the worst kind active on  the other; while ordinary folks, and ordinary  affairs'seom to be of less ' consequence than  ever, the world would appear to have lost the  track altoghther and to be beyond recall toward higher and hotter things. The picture on  the screen at present is dark indeed, and it is  hard to discern any light in it at all. But does  it represent the whole truth? Certainly not.  Indepently of the general law that goodness  and truth are stronger than unrighteousness  and lies���������a law that the ages have abundantly  .demonstrated���������there is also the general prin  ciple that always there is to be found in things  evil an elem ent of good if we can only find it-  Things ma}7 seem to be the same today as they  were in 1914, or even worse. But they are not.  Clear through all the confusion and the battle-  smoke of things as they now are, there may be  seen in any direction signs and portents of  better things. - Men are not taking the buffet-"  ings of the powers of evil lying down. The  sense of right���������of truth���������of justice���������is not  dead; it is not even sleeping. On the contrary  it never was more alive.. And that being so,  changes for,the better must come. In spite of  the tyrannizing forces of Bolshevism; in spite  of the high handed action of rapacious money  lords; in spite of the supineness of politicians  in-many quarters, the faces of men in all nations are set towards the light���������and they shall  win through in the end. Let doubting Thomases take fresh courage.    Let   them do   their  ... D  own part, in ���������their own way, and in their own  place, to usher in the hew world, and their  present mood of disappointment will pass. It  will give place to the mood that becomes all  true men���������of defiance towards evil, and of supreme faith in the coming of the perfect good.  OPTICAL SERVICE  We render correct defective  eyesight  We are headquarters for the  newest  PRUNES AND BEES  For three years the division of pomology of  the University of California has been investigating the causes of" the variation in prune  crops in the Santa Clara valley. Experiments  show that the commou honeybee s one of the  most important agencies in producing good  crops. The fact was proved by covering two  pairs of adjoining French and Imperial prune  trees with large tents of mosquito netting and  placing a hive of bees in one ,of the. tents as  soon as the blossoms opened. The bees started  to work at once and probably visited every  blossom on the trees. After the petals of the  blossoms had fallen and there was no further  dauger that pollen would be brought from  outside .sources to the trees under observation, the tents were taken down. It soon became evident that the French prune tree in  the tent with the bees had set a much heavier  crop than the best of the exposed trees, whereas the two trees in the tent from which the  bees had been excluded had set very light  crops. Later, the fruit borne by the French  prune tree made it necessary to prop the  branches. In proportion to the. number of  blossoms, that tree bore fully five times as  many prunes as the ordinary French prune  tree bears. The results have so deeply impressed the prune growers of California that  many of them are buying sw.arms of bees, and  others are planning to hire swarms during the  blossoming season.  OPTICAL GOODS  Call    here,   and   have your  eyes tested .  J. .C. TAYLOK  Jeweller and Optician.  SUCCESSOK HO A. 1). MOKKISON  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:  o  Near Telephone Office  ������  Real Estate and Insurance  OUCIIAKDS,  FAKM   LANDS   AND CITY  PKOPEKTY  Excellent facilities for selling your farms  W e 1 iitieuts at al ICortst and Prairie  P   '���������'.<���������!  WE CAKRY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE.  DEALEKIN POLES, 1'OSTS AND'TIES,  AND FAKM PRODUCE  Relifible information regarding this district  eheerf ully furnished. We solicit your en-  qulrfes.  /. :.;;REAL;ESTATE:.;,;  '      FIRE INSURANCE .::  and Financial Agents  Branch Office:  Royal  Bank Bld6-  '   - GEO.C. EGG>  '������������������   in charge  FARM   LANDS OUR SPECIALTY  Nelson       GRAND FORKS       Trail  GRAND FORKS     .  Transfer Company  DAVIS S HANSEN, Props  City Ba������������a������c and General  Transfer  Coal,   Wood   and   Ice  lov Sale  Office   at   R.   F.   Petrie's  Store  Phone 64  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  i  P  A   Z. PARE,' Proprietor  ,i :  Yai-eIIotel,: First Stuekt  PREHISTORIC COLORADO  A million or more years auo i here a sjreaf  lake not far from Pikes Peak, in what is now  the state of Colorado. Lake Florissant, as  geologists have named it, became choked wilh  volcanic ash and deposits of lava from adja  cent volcanoes. Clouds of fish carried down  ami covered up in layers innumerable plants  ���������x.nd insects, and preserved liiem in beds of  shale, which, when split with a knife, reveal  flattened but wonderfully perfect remains.  More than a thousand different species of insects and plants have been found in the Flor  Issant shales, many of which are closely allied  to living forms. The Florissant deposits have  been described as a sort of Pompeii of the  Miocene Age, for they give a picture of past  conditions that few other deposits in the  whole world can give. They even throw light  on prehistoric conditions in remote parts of  the world, for the presence of certain forms of  life supposed to be peculiar to the- Old World  suggests that land was or had recently been  continuous between Asia and America. The  absence of distinct South American forms indicate, on the other hand, that the Isthmus of  Panama was still under water.  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy a machine at which you have  to sit-in ah awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with- which it  is a pleasure ������o sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by  oMiller m Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  The person who says "Hello!" when  answering the telephone smiles very condescendingly when he hears some one else  say "Are you there?" He thinks such a  question is silly. *  What does the man who answers with  "Mr. Blank speaking" thinkof the person  who says "Hello?" Observing proper  practice himself, he in his turn thinks the  hello greeting is equally out of place. THE   SUN,    -iRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  JUST  SWEET ENOUGH  to please the taste is how we make  our woll known ice cream. Try a dish  of: it and every spoonful will bo a  spoonful of unalloyed satisfaction and  perfect enjoyuionc. Oiler- our ice  cream to your visitors. Have it on  your own table They'll like it, you'll  like it, everybody likes it.  CURLEW CREAMERY CO.,  MMIXE1>  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  News of-the City  Charles Mix returned Inday from  an ex-tended v-ica-ion trip through  eastern Canada.  Jt   is   reported  -that   the Phoenix  p).-tolIice was closed yesterday.  The Canada Copper Corporation  ���������viii snip its remaining sl-tg curs to  Pt-ni'eylviiniu.  HOW "UNCLE JOE"  CANNON DOES IT  ���������'Uncle Joe" Cannon, who is 84  years old, has a brief secret for long  life and good health.  "Take life as it- is and make the  best of it," he said. ;vAnd work," he  added emphatically. ''Keeping at  work has kept me alive."  Then   the   former   speaker of con  gress described the usual   active   day  ho spends in Washington   while   congress is in session.    Here is the   pro-r  ���������gram:  Rises, goes through about five min  utes of old-fashioned  stretching   and  gymnastic exercises,and takes a bath.  All this about 7 a.m.  Walks to-the National Press club  for breakfast.  Eats what he wants  Catches the street car for the   eapi  tol, arriving usually before 10 o'clock.  Enters his office just off the house  floor, reads letters and newspapers,  most of time without glasses. Attends  all meetings of the appropriation com  mittee, of^vhioh-he has been a member since he entered the house in  1S72. Attends to business connected  with the pension legislation. ,'   ���������>  Attends house session almost constantly following the opening at noon.  Smokes frequently light panatella  cigars, all at the celebrated 45 degree  angle.  Receives frequent visitors  Goes to the National Press club for  dinner, his second meal of the day.  then usually plays dominooe or attends a theater. It it late when he  returns to his hotel.  "Uncle Joe" reads one of the kind  of books that "reads itself." He admits partiality to blood and thunder  yarns.  It is after midnight when he goes  to sleep.  The former speaker went to the  house from the 18th Illinois district  in 1872. tie has served continuously  except for two terms since  that date.  tor disappears and the leaves stiffen  and spread out erect���������signs that indicate that the plant has dined heartily,  for it really is a case of feeding a  plant. There is no opening^n. the  stem or in the leaves; the food is  slowly absorbed in a silent and truly  wonderful manner. It is not known  on any other islands of the tiouth  Pacific.  A Barking Blackbird  The blackbird, like the thru-h,some  times borrows a note or a, tune -and  uses it as a song. If reared by hand  writes W. H Hudson in his book,'  Biids in Town and   Village,   h ���������.   tn u  become a nuisance by mimicking some  disagreeable sound..  I heard of such a case a short time!  ago at Sidtnputh. The ground floor of j  the house where I lodged, was occupied I  by a geutloman who had   a.  fondness!  for, bird music, and,' being  an invalid, j  confined to his rooms, he kept a num :  ber of birds in cages    lie had. besides  canaries, the   thrush,   chaffinch,   lin  '.  net, goldfinch and cirl   bunting M re-'  marked that he did not have the  best  singer of all���������the blackbird.   He said  that   he   had   ���������procured . a   beautiful  ouzel cock of   the    blackest   plumage  and    with    the orange ta.wniestr bill,  and    had    anticipated   great, pleasure  from hearing its Ilutiiig m'-'iody.  I'ut, a.l'is! no' blackbird. son<r did  this unnatural blackbird sing.- He'  hull learned tn bai l< like a flog, ami  'whenever tho singing spiiit took hini  Im would bark >;n<:e or twice or llire-  times; and then,.after nn interval of  .silence ���������about . fil'uen second.-���������he  would back again, and sO'On until he  had bad hi;-- fid/if riiu>io for the time.  The    barking    i_'ut    on    the. invalid's  nor- es. find he sent. Uicbird awav.  '11 ivitiCither that.',' he rem.-irked,.  ���������"or :������'se niv senses a1 together !  To Ripen Tomatoes  , If there is a danger of frost before  the crop ripens on the. vine, it is a  very good plan to pick the full grown  tomatoes even if green; place,them in  boxes in layers, using bran as a filler  ���������be careful that the tomatoes do not  touch each other or the sides of the  box. Shallow boxes or drawers are  best. Store in a fairly warm, dry  place if desired toripen early, but if  stored in a dry cool place they will  take a longer time to mature. The  bran may be used afterwards for the  chickens' mash, etc.  BUY "DIAMOND DYES"  DON'T RISK LATERAL  . En8h package of 'Diamond Dyes" contains* directions no simple that any  woman can dye any material without  streaking, fading or running. Druggist  has color card���������Take no other dje!  The Sun is a  $2   newspaper  sold  at ������1 per year,  E������^.zsr^.:-5ra;ii33Si3^ffi!2^^  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE  101 R  .F'i)RFINEPRIH.TINfi'  ---: ���������**^rj������v^n----wr.ijrv^a������s>*o������o2������i;<-  All Tied Up  Forwanlofhelp. Our  Classified V/s^sr?. Ads.  wilS mnstie.Uie iLcAOla.  We rcvaKe ik-J.x������?. r/o^cl  p&psr so that 'iru-eili-  jjerht people wiii read  it, and they do.  Isn't that the Kind oi  help you want?  B  T-T'.'-OTT'>^������:K?:ir?,1."r":'���������'l"'v "1  Time to Feed the Plant !  The Gilbert islands are a great scat  tered group of atolls that  saddle   the ;  equator.     In   these   islands, writes a j  contributor to English Country Life, j  there is a vegetable that  the   natives  call tul-tul.  It is for all the world like a giant  turnip except that it is a blood red '���������  color and is very tough and tasteless, j  For the natives, however, it is a main j  item of diet, and thev cook it and j  mix it wibe their cocoanut and bread- |  fruit. It is supposed to very nourishing. Thoy cultivate the plant in a  rough sort of fashion in large ditches  or swamps. The peculiar characters  tic of it is that it has to be fed. For  this purpose the native children go  over the" island and collect decayed  vegetable matter, which the natives  soak in plenty of salt water and place  on the short thick stem from which  the leaves spread out on   every  side.  As you look on, the  decayed    mat  WWMIHM  HBmssamm^s  mnmm THE  SUN.    GRAND    FORKS,   B. C.  News of the City  Edward William, the five-year-  old son of . Mr. and Mrs. Knight,  ranchers near Gilpin, died on Saturday last. The remains were buried  on the family ranch at Gilpin on  Monday.  The Johnson ranch was sold this  week to a local party who wishes to  keep out of the limelight.  Mrs. Sloan has sold her boarding  house on upper Bridge street to a  party from PhoeDix.  One 4-room and one 5-room  house for sale, cheap. Apply J. R.  Mooyboer, blacksmith".  The annual general meeting of  the Maple Leaf Mines, Ltd.,, will be  be held in the company's office in  this city on Monday, September  20, at 7 o'clock p.m.  Miss Helen Campbell left Sunday  night for a visit to Vancouver.  A number of the members of the  local K.of P. lodge visited theGreeq*  wood lodge Wednesday evening,  W. X. Perkins, until recently, city  clerk of Phoenix, will have charge  of the office work of the Grand Forks  Garage company in Penticton.  Noel H.Ryley, uf Queens Bay,  has purchased the 240 acre ranch  of Carl Bjorkman, near Rock Creek.  The property, in addition to having  excellent ranching acreage, has  much valuable standing timber.  Mrs. S.'T. Larsen,of Rock Creek,  died in a Spokane hospital this  vveek after an illness of several  months' duration.  The Corporation   of  the  City of  Phoenix   will   officially   go  out  of  ,business on the first of the' year.  Baroness Macdonald of Earnscliffe,  widow of the great Canadian premier, Sir John A. Macdonald, died  otr September 3, according to a  Lonnon report. She was 84 years of  age.  this respect improve. We axe. doing  as much work as we can without  risking a complete breakdown.  Messrs. jSorris, McLaren and  Cagnon were Greenwood- visitors on  Sunday.  APPLE PRIGES  FOR THIS YEAR  Fall and winter apple prices for  1920 are now fairly established. The  removal of the British.embargo until November 15 and the advance in  maximum control price from. 20/10  to 23 has had a decided effect. The  opening price given out nine days  ago when about 400 cars were placed  was a little lower than today's quo  satious. Wealthies ' were sold at  $2.40, Macs $2.75, Winesaps $3 and  Delicious $3.25. Manitoba, Ontario  and Great Britain were the heaviest  buyers since prices have stiffened,  as the following table will show  At date of writing, August 20, up  wards of 500 cars have been sold at  prairie points: -  ���������No. 2  S2.25  -   :2'85  ���������2 55  2.50  2i 75  3.00  No.  1.  ������2.50  2 75  "'���������'"'���������'���������2 S5;  Yellow Newtons..  .... 3.00'  . ... 3.25  Delicious. .'. .........  ..... 3 50  3 00  Mixed Winter. .  3 75  Hyslop Crabs   ....  1 60  Tronscendent. .... . .  ..... 1.25  2 50  Bartlett Pears (scarce) 3.00 .......  Combination packs, List   A, $2 75  and $2.50.  Combination   packs, List B, $2 50  and $2.25.  ��������� List A���������Winter Spies, Spitz,Now  ton, Rome Beauty,   Winter   Banana.  List B���������All other winter .varieties.  HOW YOU CAN TELL  GENUINE ASPIRIN  The South Kootenay Power &  Light company has purchased the  L. A. Smith building, in Anaconda  and will use it as a garage.  Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross"  are Aspirin���������No others!  Wanted���������Tenders for 100 feet of  tunueling on the Maple Leaf Mines;  air drillp"aod power furnished. Apply H. W. Young, Grand Forks.  TIMBER SALE X.1399  SEALED TKNDBKS will be received by the  Ministo of Lands ��������� not later than noon  on the .23rd day of September, 1920. for the  purchase of Linense X1K99, to out 321,000 feet  of Yellow Pine, Fir, Larch and 12,690 Kir and  Lurch Ties, on  an arc-a situated near Nichol-  ��������� . . . y  son Creek, Similknmeen Land District  Two (2)  of timber  Two (2) years wilt bo allowed   for removal  3ev particulars of the Chief Forester  Further iwrbiuiiiuia "��������� ���������   ., ,  Victoria.   B.   C,   or District   Forester,  Nel  son, B. C  TIMBER SALE X2549  SEALED TENDERS will   be   received   by the  Uistiict Forester, Nelson, not later lhan  noon on the 27th day of September, 11)20.for the  pinchase of Licence X2549, treur Kerr Creek,  to cut -1500 Fir and Tamarao Ties.  Two years will be allowed for removal of  ttmber.  Further particulars of the District Forester,  Nelson, 15. C.  WATEKNOTICE  (DIVERSION  AND USE.)  allous per day __   _  Creek, which flows southerlv and drains into  Keitle -River 'about one'mile south east of  Franklin Creek. Ihe water Will be diverted  from the s'ream about 800 feet west of wagon  on  the 8lh day o. <. -..,,   notice and an application pursuant thereto  and to the "Water Act, 1914," will be filed in  the office ofthe^ Water Recorder!'. Grand  Forks, B. C. Objections to the application  may befiied with the said Water Recorder  or with the Comptroller of Water Rights,  Pailiament Buildin-.s, Victoria. B. (J., within  'thirty (lays alter the first appearance of this  notice in a looal newspaper. The rla'e of the  first publication of this notice is July   16th,  1920.  MAPLE LEAF MINES, LTD.. Applicant.  PerH. W. Young, Manager,  S. TV HULL  Established 1910  Real Estate and Insurance  Resident Agent Grnnd Forks Towusite  Company, Limited  Farms      Orchards     City Property  Agents at; Nelson,   Calgary, Winnipeg and  other Prairie points.   Vancouver Agents:    ���������  PENDEK INVESTMENTS  KATTENBU11Y LANDS LT1J.  Established in 1910. we are in a posilion   to  furnish reliable information  concerning this  district.  Write for free literature.  They have a peculiar  charm  of  their own that always appeals.  '  The display of diamond jewelry  is always embracing It includes  ��������� diamonds of every style and  "' mountitles *   Rings from $50   to  $300  JOHN GRASSICK  Watchmaker and Jeweler1  Sffl&E^ES@^ZE������3!SmBm^m88Si$  Cvoling is e;isy when you ride~the high grade Bicycles  I sell���������the wheels that run smoothly year nfter year. Let  '. me explain to you my easv pale plan no term*.  <irst-Class Repair Work done in Blur-k-niiihinir, lV<uin2,  Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene 'Welding, Woodwork, Etc.  Opposite G. F. Garn&e    83  GRAND FORKS, ������. C.   |  OpcnJSaturday Evenings Till lO.o'Clock  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically the pame prices as before  the big war.  _, . , . . .    . If vou dnn't see it in The   Sun   it  Ihose wishing neat Pign   painting ,.,,', . , .,  to   ornament    their   business places ri,dn l   hn������'Pen'   or   U   wa8n * w,,"h  should   call   on   \\\  P.   O'Connor, a mentioning.  returned soldier.  Padlock Safety Paper, for private  bahkehecks, kept in stock by The  Sun Job Department.  Miss Charlotte Acres, aged about  nine ,'years, has been seriously ill  during the past week. Her condition today is reported to be slightly  improved.  Thanksgiving   this  year    will   he  celebrated on Monday,   October   18.  There is only one Aspirin, that marked  ���������with the "Buyer Cross'*���������all other tablets  arc  only  acid imitations.  Genuine "Bayer Tablets of .Aspirin"  have been prescribed by physicians for  nineteen years and proved safe by millions for Tain. Headache, Itfouralgia,  Colds, Rheumatism, Lumbago, ITtSuritis.  Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets���������also  larger "Bayer"' packages, eon be had  at ;sny drug store.    Made in Canada.  Aspirin  is the trade mark  (registered  in   Canada),   of   Bayer  Manufacture  Moiioc.ccticaeiclesti,- of Salieyliuncid.   "'  While it h; ���������.veil knov/n that Aspirin  to assist the.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modem Kigs  and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Pnone68 Second Street  WEBER'S-  YEIN6 AND GLEANING  Phone 200 P.O. Box 125  Grand Forks, B. C.  means Bayer.ra^iuiaouiro .  A formal order to this effect was an-' public ar:ainst. imitations, the iaulets or  A .      .u      ^ ifeaver Comnanv, Ltd., will be stamped  proved by the   Ottawa   government. ".'(J    tiicir'  on Wednesday.  general  "Bayer Cross."  trade   mark,  Sun's  The Sun is short of help   at   prep-1     yf,u   c,m   not   rf.,K;h'  -pne  ent,   and  we   hope   our patrons will j miMiermi.-s   readers   except   through  bear with us until the conditions  in ' ts adv-rUning col umns.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND FORKS  Properties upon which taxes are DELINQUENT for the year 1920 and prior  will be sold at a TAX SALE to be held  on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th,  1920, at   the    Municipal    Office-at   10  o'clock    A.M., unless    such    taxes    are  sooner pnid.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  ~jr  -km  rvsa  AND PICTURE FRAMING   ���������  Furniture   Made   to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering   Ncatlv    Done  R. C. McGUTCHEON  ��������� WINNIPEG AVERUB  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  IS  Good  Printing  npHE value of wcll-  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 p/ograms  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  ^otelieads  Pamphlets  Price lists .  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodders  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you  prices.  our  ew Type  Latest Stylcl  Faces  Office!  o F. Downey's Cigar Store  Municipal Clerk ' PETERSEN & PETERSEN, Proprietors'  Columbia Avenue nnd  Luke Street:  TELEPHONE  R101  Synopsis of  and Act Amendments  Minimum price of flrst-clasa land  reduced to ?5 an acre; second-class to'  $2.60 an acre.  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.  Records will be granted covering only .  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and wbich Is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for , adjacent pre-emptions  with joint residence, but each making  necessary improvements on 'respective  claims. ���������   >jf ���������  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receiving Crown Grant:  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, hemay, be- ���������  cause 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  f300 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-acre's'..  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, i^  Unsiwveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes  areas exceeding 610 acres may be  leased by one person or company.  Mill, factory or industrial sites on  timber land hot exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; conditions include  payment of stumpago.  Natural hay meadows inaccessible  ��������� by existing roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-ha-lf of cost of  road', not exceeding half of purchase  price, is made.  PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE      GRANTS  ACT.  The scope of this Act Is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within which the heirs or devisees  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 conc.'us-ion of the present  war. This privilege is also made retroactive.  No fees relating to pre-emptions are  due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918.  Taxes are remitted for five years.  Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August  i, 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. 1020.     .  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 cotwlitlcms of purchase, interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim wholo 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 grazing permits issued based  on number.", ranged; priority for established owners. Stock-owners may  form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits  for si'ttlers, campers or travellers, up  ������o ten head. ������  ������  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKK   your  repairs  to   Armsoii, i-boe   re  I    nairer.     The    Hub.    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