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Array GRAND FORKS ift
the center of Orand Forks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
TWENTY-SECOND YEAR—No 49
1
Kettle Valley Orchardist
THF    --SrllV   *S t''e t-tlOtllf. 118*8-
**sXaU Dl/Ll paper of the citizens
of the district. It is read by more
people in the city and valley than any
other paper because it is fearless, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
neutral.
MEMBER OPENED
THE ANNUAL FAIR
Reviews Past Achievements of District and
Is Opiimistic of the
Future
GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY,   OCTOBER 5, 1923
"Tell me what you Know ls aet*
I can mess as well as yon.
SI.OO PER YEAR
In bis address al the opening of
the fifteenth annual fair iaet Thursday, E C Henniger, member for
Qrand Forks, said:
HMr. President, Ladies atd Gentlemen:—We are gathered to lake
part in our annual event, and it affords me a great deal ot pleasure to
take part in this the fifteenth annual
opening of the Urand Forks Agricultural and Industrial Fair.
Before going any further I want
to express my appreciation of the
courtesy extended to me by tbe
president aod directors io inviting
me to take part on tbis occasion,aud
I would lake this opportunity ol \
congratulating not only {he president and directors of your association, but also those who are exhibit
ing here, on the wonderful display
of exhibits io the many different
lines f the agricultural industry
which are being shown tbis year.
It must indeed be gratifying to
visitors to tbis fair, and especially
to those who are residents of our
valley, to walk around viewing
the wonderful production of the
soil and feel tbat tbeir lot is cast in a
part of our Dominion whioh iscapa-
ble of such excellent production.
Grand Forks Banks First in
Provincial Competition
It may not be generally known
that tbis valley of ours in provincial-
wide, competition has in tbe past
taken first place, tbree years out of
five, for the best fruit and vegetable displays among the districts of
this province, and won the district
competition cup presented for tbat
purpose by James Anerson, the
first president of the Nelson Agri-
tural and Industrial association;and
these victories were won at a
time when we bad no irrigation system and when we were competing
against districts that had considerable acreage under irrigation at that
time.
Better Opportunities Now
If we were so successful in raising
and producing fruits and vegetables
during the years 1905 to 1911 without the assistance of an irrigation
system, as results bave oleer'y demonstrated, how much more successful should we be now, when,
witb the aid of tbe government, we bave a splendid irrigation
system whioh gives service to some
3300 acres of tbe best land in tbe
valley, and, I venture to say, in fer-
Jility will compare well with tbe best
lands in any part of tbe Dominion.
Source of Prosperity
We must never overlook tbe fact
that the prosperity of any country
depends principally to what extent
its farming aod agricu tural industry has been developed. History
shows tbat no nation has been able
to maintain its position wben it
neglected to give the necessary support to tbe farming industry which
it deserved. This wonderful province of British Columbia has often
been referred to as a ' 'sea of mount-
tains"; but it is fast coming into its
own aB a great agricultural province.
In 1921 tbe tout agricultural products of the province were worth
159,742,994; and while we have
great mining industries, as our province is supposed to be essentially A
raining province; and wbile we have
fishing industries tbat are second to
none in the Dominion, yet our agrin
cultural production exceeded in
v lue the combined pi od net ion of
both tbese industries hy $17,722,-
683, which goes to show tbe important place agriculture has assumed
in this province.
Assisting the Settler
legislation enacted by tbe provincial government io 1921 authorized the agricultural department to
alliw a rebate on stumping powder
to settlers clearing land, which has
acted as a great stimulus along thiB
line. Uuder this policy settlers have
purchased 36,327 cases of powder,
and according to returns msde to
the department, over 15,000 acres of
land have been brought under production, while 6548 actual settlers
bave made application and received
rebates on stumpiug powder.
Potato Show
The first annual-potato show to be
held io the province was, as you
know, beld in Qrand Forks last November, and sbould do much to
stimulate tbe potato industry in this
province. This year it will be held
in Victoria, from November 12 to
17, aod we are looking forward to
seeing the growers from Qrand Forks
bring back from tbe Victoria potato
show some of tbe higb awards wbicb
undoubtedly wilt be hung up there
for competition among the exbibin
ton.
Irrigation
I can not let this opportunity
pass withont Baying a word or two
about our local irrigation system,
As you all know, we bave an abundant supply of water tor irrigation
purposes, but we are now confronted
with tbe most important task of all
—that is, getting the full benefit
from the water. Tbe school of experience has taught us tbat ws can
not get the maximum results from
irrigation unless the land is proper
ly levelled and prepared to use tbe
water on it. If the land is not so
properly levelled before turning on
the water, the crop on tbe high
spots will die out for want of moist-
ure wbile you drown out the crop in
the low places in an effort to reaoh
tbe higher land, with tbe result
that you use considerable more
water than is necessary without getting the results that you expect.
Our experience this season has
taught many of us tbat the land
must be worked intosucb shape that
the water can be nsedto advantage;
but tbere are still many wbo do not
realize the absolute necessity of this.
It is true that t j put the land in
shape for irrigation is a very expensive operation, but the results from
proper irrigation at a minimum eost
will fully justify tbe initial work of
preparing tbe land and, in my
opinion, succrss in irrigated farm
ing can not be attained unless this
method is followed. I am satx
isfied that.the old order of farming
large tracts of land will pass away
and intensified farming will take its
place.
Comparisons
During the year I have been over
agreatpartof the Dominion, and
in no par did I see any better op.
portunity for su cess than what we
have here in Grand Forks. With a
wonderful climate, a beautiful valley with fertile soil and with a
splendid irrigation system spread
over it, the issue is up to us to make
a success. We must acquire a more
optimistic spirit and strive to make
Grand Forks a great and wealthy
agricultural center—produce the
goods that will find a ready market.
Look forward to being successful
and you will succeed.
On behalf of the directors, I now
declare the fifteenth annuel Agricultural and Industrial Fair official'
ly open, and I hope there will be a
As a German Paper  Views   the
Exchange Problem
In former days we once were men,
But now, as can be seen,
Eaoh German bra^n has changed into
An adding-up machine.
—From Lustige Blaetter, Berlin.
good attendance of tbe public and
tbat it will be a success in every
way.
Select Your Color
A litt,e girl timidly tsked the
drug clerk for a package of pink
dye.
"What do you want it for?" responded tbe clerk. " Wollen or cotton goods?"
"Neither," said th child. "It's
for ma's stomach. The doctor said
she'd have to diet, and she wants it
• pretty color."
Inventory
Banker—How much liquid assets
have you?
Customer (cautiously)—About a
case and a half.
ln tbe mountains of the South
there are men who, though illiterate, bave answered the call to the
ministry. Naturally, they are handicapped, for tbey mnst depend on
others to read the Bible to tbem.
But uofortunately—so we learn
from MrB. Cora Wilson Stewart in
Moonlight Schools—some of tbe
pupils that the day schools turo out
are ae poor readers as those who
never went to school.
"Paul was an oyster man," one of
them once read to an illiterate minister—meaning of course "an austere
man." Tbe next Sunday the preacher declared to bis congregation tbat
Peter was a fieherman and that Paul
wbb an oyster man. Thus his flock
got a conception of Paul that probably was unique.
Another minister heard the sentence, "Jacob made booths for his
cattle," road "Jacob made boots for
his cattle." The following Sunday
be eaid from the pulpit: "Jacob, tbat
humaae man, would not even permit his cattle to go barefooted, but
made boots for them to protect
tbeir tender feet as they walked
over the stones."
PERFECT ATTENDANCE
The following pupils of the Grand
Forks public school were neither late
nor absent during the month September:
principal's olass .
Arthur Bickerton, George Biddiecome, Gordon Clark, Albert Colarch,
Marjorie Cook, Aubrey Dinsmore,
Jessie Downey, Edith Euerby, Edgar
Galipeau,Fred Galipeau, Alice George
Rosa Hansen, Genevieve Harkness,
Albert Haw, Walter Haw, Beth
Huggins, Marion Kerby, Frank La
rama, Margaret Luscombe, Blanche
Mason, Frank Otterbine, Peter Padgett, Frank Price, Henry Beid, Alice
Scott, Joseph Simmons, Phyllis
Smyth.
DIVISION II.
Mary Acres, Jessie Allen, Bruce
Brown, Parma Cooper,Edmund Crosby, Edmund Euerby, Lilia Frechette,
George Hadden, William Henniger,
Irene Jeffreys, Dorothy Kidd, Glen
Murray, Alex McDougail, Daniel
McDougail, Helen Nystrom, Herbert
Otnmanney, Martha Otterbine, Ruth
Pyrah, Jessie Rjss, John Santano,
Ruby Savage, Ruth Savage. Walton
Vant, Harvey Weber.
DIYISION III.
Erio Clark, Alice Deporter, Lillian
Dunn. Georgina Grey, Mabel Hobbins, Dorothy Jones, Walter Manson,
Gordon Massie, Laird McCallum,
Eugene McDougail, Helen McKinnon
Louise McPherson, Jim IVfillor.Peggy
Mudie, Lillian Pell, Elmer Scott,
Winnie Smith, Eileen Weber, Edna
Wiseman.
DIVISION iv.
Charlotte Acres, Jean Clark, Norman Cook, Raymond Dinsmore, Colin
Graham, Leo Gowans, Katherine
Henniger, May Hobbins, Marie Kidd
Mary Kingston, Albert Kinnie, Delbert Kirkpatrick, Betty McCallum,
Lily McDonald, Fred Mason, Eliza*
beth Mooyboer,Qlady8 Pearson, Louis
Santano, Fred Smith, Roy Walker.
division v.
Ian Clark, Roy Cooper, Robert
Foote, Ernest Hutton, Helen Beran,
Earle Bickerton, Rosamond Buchan,
Elsie Egg, Clarence Hardy, Vilmer
Holm, Sereta Hutton, Harold Jackson, Zelma Larama, Lee Maurelli,
Vyvyan Plant, Gladys Smith.
DIVISION VI.
Chester Bonthron, Ruth Boyce,
Ernest  Crosby,   Ernest   Danielson,
Bernice Donaldson, Lora Frechette,
Charles Harkness, Aleck Hobbins,
Margaret Kingston, Ethel Massie,
Violet MacDougall, Margaret McCallum, Bruce McDonald, Michael Mc
Di>nough,MadelineMcDougall,Charles
McLeod, Marjorie Otterbine, Elsie
Soott, Billy Tutt, Edna Wenzel,
Agnes Winter.
DIVISION VII.
James Allan, Harold Bailey, An-
gelo Colarch, Evelyn Cooper, Lura
Canfield, Charlie Egg, Clarence Henderson, Mazie Henderson, Winnifred
Lightfoot, Daisy Malm, Hazel Mason,
Laura Maurelli, Marguerite McDougail, Florence McDongall, Minnie
McNiven, Helen Pell, Elise Prud
homme, George Savage, Mildred
Smith, Jessie Sweezy,  Fred   Wenzel.
DIVISION  VIII.
Albert Deporter, Albert Euerby,
Bruce Grey, Bessie Henderson, May
Jones, Genevieve Mitchell, Mary McKinnon, George O'Keefe. Josephine
Ruzicka, Alex Shkuratoff, Tony Santano, Laura Sweezy, Polly Vatkins,
Gordon Wilkins, Alex Woods.
DIVISION IX.
Mildred Bosworth, Ethel Boots,
Shepherd Boyce, Alberta Biddiecome,
Alice Bird, Wilbert Cooper,Katherine
Davis, Teresa Frankovitch, Harry
Hansen, Bruce Harkness,Isabel Hoff
man, Chester Hutton, Dorothy Innes,
Elsie Kuftinoff, Barbara Love, Norman McDonald, Edmund McDonough
Grace McLeod, Winnifred O'Keefe,
Elizabeth Peterson, Nick Pisacreta,
Victor Rella, -Mary Reiben, Peter
Reiben, Felice Schaff, Edna Scott
Phyllis Simmons.
DIVISION x.
Lloyd Bailey. Margaret Baker,
[June Danielson, Wilma Davis, Lola
Hut,ton,Veronica Kuva Janet Mason,
Jean McDonald, Myrtle Mitchell,
Lena Pisvcreta, Bonnie Rella, George
Ronald, George Ruzicka, Mona Rylett, Nellie Shkuratoff.
DIVISION XI.
Ethel Boyce, Winnifred Cooper,
Doris Egg, Robert Kidd, Mary Kuva
Francis McDougail, Auley Miller,
Mabel Miller. Joe Pohoda, Norman
Ross
L
Credit of Province Abroad
Is Good -- Minister of
Education Gives Interesting Figures
Special OorresponiLetice of The Sun.
Victoria, October3.—British Columbia's credit in Great Britain is
higher thnn al any time in tbe past,
states Hon. John Hart, minister of
finance, wha has juet returned from
a two months' visit to tbe old country. Wbile there the minister
studied tbe linancial situation and
found interest in British Columbia
securities rapidly increasing. At
present, said Mr. Harl, Great Britain, in common wild other European
nations, had a great many involved
financial problems to solve and until tbese had been dealt with Canada conld not expect a tremendous
inflow of British capital. However,
he predicts that within a short time
British money will seek investment
in Ibis country, aud particularly in
British Columbia, where the great
wealth of natural resources promises
sucb big returns from development
enterprises.
E
Ottawa, Oct. 2.—Official
announcement was made today of the passage of an order
in council fixing the date for
Thanksgiving day as Monday, November 12, the date
also set for the observance of
Armistice day.
How the Dis ster
Occurred
A gentleman in Cincinnati employs two negroes to work on bis
ratber extensive gardens, wbicb be
persona ly oversees. One morning
8«m did not appear.
"Where is Sam, Oeorge?" he
asked.
"In de hospital, Bah."
"In the hospital? Why, how iu
the world did that happen!"
"Well, Sam he been a-telling -ne
ev'y mo'nin' fob ten yeaus he gwine
ick his wife 'cause o' her naggin'."
, Well?"
"Well, yestiddy sbe done oveh-
heah him."
Going Up
Pat Murphy was on the spot
when the explosion occurred and
not a trace of him was found. Io
breaking tbe news to his wifo tbe
foreman said quietly:
"Mrs. Murphy, ma'am, I'm sorry,
but poor Pat is gone."
Gone," sbe said. "For good?"
"Well, ma'am," said the foreman.
"In that direction."
If you wish to accomplish great
things, bUBy yourself with what the
mediocre refer to as "mere details."
Wben laying the cornerstone of
the science building of the British
Columbia university group un Fri
day, Hon J D. MacLean, minister
of education, gave out some interesting information repsrding th'n
provincial institution. Some criticism had hten directed against th"
government for proceeding with thc
construction of thp new university,
cbieflv from centers far removed
from Vancouver. But even tbis criticism has been turned into praise
wben it was considered that the
university offered the same advar--
tageB to the student from outsid-
points as it did to those from Van
-Oliver.
Tbere are now 1200 matriculateii
students in attendance, as well as
several hundred taking short courspn
TheBe come from ninety nine points
outside of Vancouver, as well as
from that city. The occupations of
parents or guardians sending etti
denrs to the university are:
Professional men, 247; merchant--.
178; manual laborers, 155; farmers,
102; bookkeepers and clerks, 101;
retired, 101; brokers, 54; miscellaneous, 189.
The University of British Colum
bia is onlv eight years old, but In
that time the enrollment has in
creaBed from 360 in 1915 to 1200 in
1923. At present thirty eight
graduates of tbe university [are tak
ing post-graduate courses in British,
Canadian anil American universe
ties.
The erection of the new buildiug-i
was made possible by tbe policy
laid down by Hon. Dr. MacLean in
1920, a policy which received the
unanimous support of the legisla*
lure.
Through Hon. William Sloan,
minister of mines, negotiations have
been reopened with the Canadian
Pacific Railway company for a settlement of the tong-standing settle!:-'
rights problem on Vancouver island,
Dual control of minerals in the
2,000,000 acre E. & N. belt has
made it difficult for mining to develop, and recently President E. W.
Beatty went into the matter fully,
witb tbe result that a ,-olutioo iB in
sight.
Continued on I'agt 4* THB BUN: GBAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Ufa (Sratii 3fark3 §mt
AN INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER
G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER
SsVSUBSORIPTION RATES—PAYABLE IN ADVANOE
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 11.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addresr -"■ ~—'cations to
jThk Gkand Foiik.i Sun
Phonb 101R Giukij Forks, B. CJ
OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1923
Notes, Notions and Notables
The address of the member for   Grand
Forks at the opening of the fair last Thursdays, which we print on another page of this
issue,  contains   some interesting   statistical
matter and is sufficiently optimistic in tone
to warrant the people who are now residents
of this district not to be in a hurry to change
their location.    Like every other sensible person, Mr. Henniger has faith in the Boundary
country, because we have a fine climate, pro.
ducing orchards,  fertile land to be  brought
under cultivation, and rich mineral and  timber resources.    All that is required to start a
healthy growth of the entire district is to do
a little more development work on the various resources.   The  "boomster" can be dispensed with, because the "prosperity" he creates is   fictitious,   and the reaction usually
leaves the community in a worse condition
than prevailed  before he made his appearance on the scene.
Aerial travel in Europe is more popular
than in this country. It is said that seventy
planes are in operation between France and
the northern coast towns of Afriea. In one
day the same pilot in an aerial taxi carried
passengers from London 10 Manchester and
back and then from London to Amsterdam
arid back. In all he Hew about one thousand
miles.
isn't,'she seriously responded,'but we were
afraid of the shock yon might get.' Why, what
shock?' 'Well, there was a big fire just across
the street, and were afraidJf you awoke, and
saw the flames, you might think that the
operation hadn't been successful.'"
"Metal Mike" is a mechanical instrument
that, on being hooked up to a gyro-compass
and the steering wheel of a vessel, automatically holds the vessel to a straight course.
The instrument is sensitive enough to detect
a variation of one-sixth of a degree, whereas
the most skillful human control can do no
better than one degree. Despite the keenest
watchfulness a helmsman will let his vessel
"fall off" many times, but "Metal Mike" never
does. In a rocen* test with the instrument in
control the rudder of a large steamer did not
move for twenty-seven minutes. Such steadi -
ness greatly lessens lateral sea pressure tha t
comes from a wavering course and results in
considerable saving of time and fuel.
Recently, a newspaper dispatch from Chicago declared that a highly edncated man,
whose uame it gave, a civil engineer by pro-
fess:on, and a holder of several aeademic degrees, had declined the offer of a professorship
in a college unspecified in order to become a
plasterer at $104 a week in ChicaSo. We do
uot know whether the dispatch is authentic or
not; but it is completely plausible. At present
pay a young man who wants money will do
better at plasteriug than at professional work
of any sort. Whether he will be better off
twenty years from now is another matter. .
Since several countries in Europe quote
their paper money circulation in trillions, it
may be interesti; g to try to grasp what a tril-
lioo is. Some experts in the treasury at Washington can count four thousand silver dollars
an hour. Such an expert working eight hours
a day would need a hundred years to count a
billion dollars. A thousand experts would
need one hundred years to count a trillion.
There seems to be hope still of the United
States becoming a member of the Leagne of
Nations. Senator Underwood in a speech to
the Alabama legislature expressed his willingness to be the presidential candidate of his
pany. He delared that, although he had opposed the eighteenth amendment and the
Volstead act, he stood for rigid enforcement
of what is the law of the land; and he expressed the hope that thc Democratic convention would pledge the party, if successful
in the elections, "to take our place in international affairs."
The California Fruit Growers' exchange
salvages its by products. Last year its plant
at Corona worked up 6.50 carloads of cull
lemons into citric acid and lemon oil. Another
plant handles 80carloads of cull oranges a
month, converting them into orange oil, concentrated orange juice for beverages, orange
vinegar, marmalade and orange peel. The
refuse furnishes pectin, which is the substance
that causes fruit juices to jelly.
There are several distinct good stories in
the recently published "Reminiscences" of
George H. Ham. Hero is one of them. He
underwent a serious operation, and on losing
consciousness his thought was, "This is eternity." "When I recovered from the effects of
the opiate, I found myself in a darkened room
and wondared where I was and what it was
all about. The kindly-featured nurse quickly
discovered that my consciousness had returned, and came to my bedside, and then I
remembered everything, 'But why this dark
room? It was early morning when they operated on me, but now it can't be night.' 'No, it
Captain E. T. Pollock,governor of American
Samoa, reports the finding of a turtle that
had been left on the Tonga islands by Captain
James in 1773. According to Captain Pollock's report, the turtle exhibited signs of extreme age; it was blind and when walking
creaked like an oxcart.
At the Institute of Politics at Williams-
town, Mass, Mr. Bakhmeteff, formej Russian
ambassador to the United States, predicted
the ultimate fall of the soviet government.
He based his prediction on the fact that the
communists are waging a losing fight against
the growing demand of the peasants for individualism and ownership of their lands. He
looked forward toa new Russia in which individualism and equality of opportunity, operating as tbey do in the United States, would
bring prosperity and happiness. Social revenge has run its course, he thinks; and the
peasant is becoming an independent farmer.
"Lloyd George sails for Canada—Great
preparations being made for his reception in
New York."—Headlines in daily paper. Ah,
well, let it go at that—perhaps the geography
of the continent has changed since we weut
to school.
E.G. Henniger Co.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
S. T. HULL
.Established 1910        B^
Real Estate and Insurance
.Resident Agent annul Forks Townsite
a Company, Limited
GBAND FOBKS
Transfer Company
DAVIS S HANSEN. Prop.
City Baggage and General
Transfer
Coal,
Office at R. E. Petrie'i
Pbone 64
In China more new roads have been built
in the past five years than in any previous five
decades. Over the new roads Americun motor
busses are running. Fares are cheap, and the
Chinese people after their first alarm are on-
thosiastic customers When the cost of building dirt roads and of transportation is as low
as it is in China a new industrial order for a
quarter ofthe human race may come quickly.
C.V. Meggitt
•'"ZIBsusl Estate and Insurance
OKCHABDS, FARM  LANDS   AND CITY
PROPERTY
Excellent facilities fot selling your (arms
We hare agents »t all Coast and Prairie
Polnta
WB CABBY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCB.
DBALBB IN POLES, POSTS AND TIBS.
AND FABM PBODUCB
Reliable Information rosrardlntrthls dlstrot
oheerfully furnished, wit sollolt your inquiries.
Of the one hundred and soventy thousand
active clergymen in the United States, only
sixteen hundred and seventy-one paid an income tax last year on incomes of more than
$3000.
c^ncient History
Itenu Taken Prom The Orand Porks Sun for the Corretpondtnti
'Week Twenty Yeart Afo
lias   sent
W H. Covert, the well known fruit grower,
an exhibit of fruit to the Nelson fair.
J. A. McCallum, city treasurer, and family  returned
from Toronto on Wednesday.
The bridge at the Yale hotel bas been raised three feet
and ls again open for traffic.
Contractor Wilson has moved the   Addison  building
from Riverside avenue to First street.
Dennis Peon had the misfortune to lose most of this
season's crop by fire this week.
Archie Connors was accidentally killed at the  Emma
mine this week.
K. SCHEER
Wholesale and Retail
"Tobacconist
Dealer in:
Havana Cigars* Pipe*
Confectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
(irand Forks, B. C.
City   Real Estate Tor
Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices i—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms i—-Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office. ^^^^^
JOHN A. HUTTON.
City Clerk.
Farms      Orchards     City Property
^Agents at Nelson, Calgary, Wlhnlpeff ami
other Prairie points. Vanoouver Agents:
PKNDBH INVESTMENTS
BATTBNBUBY LANDS LTD.
Established In 1910. we are ln a position to
furnish reliable information concerning this
district.
Write lor free literature
AMMUNITION
We have a complete Une of shot shells and
rifle ammunition. 16, 20, 12 and 10 ga. shot
shells. All sizes rifle ammunition. Let us
All your requirements for the hunting season.
For the dark evening try an EVER-READY
FLASHLIGHT.    A full  stock of batteries.
FRUIT LADDERS at reduced prices.
8 ft. $1.80        10 ft. $6.00       12 ft. $7.20
MILLER & GARDNER
Hardware and Furniture
Wood and   Ice I
for Sale
Stor.
"The living voice affects men moro
than what they read "—Pliny, the Younger.
Your voice conducts your business.
Directions that you give personally are
quickly and accurately executed, because
your associates cannot fail to understand.
Each inflection has a meaning of its own.
Remember the telephone when you
would confer with those interested with
you in business. Do not trust the cold
written word—send your voice, yourself
by long distance telephone. '
BRITISH COLUMBIA
TELEPHONE COMPANY
PICTURES
AND PICTURE FRAMIN6
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
R. G. MoCUTCHEON
WIMM6 AVMOI
It's the worst wheel that
makes the most noise in the
world.        	
If you greatly admire a
quality you have at least a
a trace of it yourself.
Canadian   Blind   Babies'  Home
(Nursery, Hospital aad kindergarten
Dominion Charter,  Without Stook Subscription.
DIRECTORS—Hon. Martin Burrell, Hun. President; Hou. J. G. Turriff'
President; A.. H, PitMimaioiu, Vice-l'.'siident; K-lw.ir.1 Grand, Secretary!
C. Blackett Robinson, Cor, Secretary; J. P. McKinley, Treasurer; Lt.-Col.
Whiton, M.D, R. H. Campbell, Thomas Mulvey, K.C, A. E Provost, W.
Lyle Reid, A. J. Frein***, Charles H Pinhey, G. IS., W. J. Cairns, and Tom
Moore.
TRUSTEES—C. H. Pinhey, CE, Thomas Mulvey. K.C, A. J. Preidma n
Legal Adviser Banker* Auditor
John I. MacCracken, K.C.    Royal Bank of Canada.     A. A. Crawley, C. A.
The Objects of this Institution, for which Incorporation was recently ob*
tained, are: "To provide a Home and Refuge for Baby aod Infant Blind; to
provide free Scientific Care, Training and Maintenance; to Save the Lives of
even a few of the many of such unfortunates, who, for the lack of suoh service, perish every year; and to return these little ones to their parents, at
sohool age with normal, healthy bodies and sound minds'."
This iu a large and graatly needed Child Welfare Service. Careful enquiry
at the Qovernment offices in the verious provinces reveals the fact that there
are at the presant time nearly 250 Infant Blind in the Dominion, Nothing
has yet been done for those helpless little ones. In the United States, 16
years ago, the first home was opened in New York City; they have now homes
in 13 States, all doing excellent work. In England, some time ago, Sir Arthur Pearson organized "Sunshine House," Chorley Wood, for Blind Babies,
and he claims that it is the only one ia the British Empire. Let us have the
SECOND in Canada. To reach this worthy end money is urgently required.
Fifty Thousand Dollars is the present objective of the Boajd. While the
Home is to be located in Ottawa it will take in the Baby Blind from every
province, so that this APPEAL for funds will be Dominion wide, and an
early and generous response is confidently expected. Cheques should be made
payable to the Canadian Blind Babies Home Association. All remittances
will be promptly acknowledged.
Tell The People
What   You   Hare
to Sell THESTTN: GRAND POBKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Relief for Famine Sufferer?
..jsspress of Russia at Vancouver loading supplies for the earthquake stricken thousands of jisp.. .
With every available inch ol her cargo space crammed with foodstuffs and a capacity stock of ships starts, sufficient
to replenish the supplies of the Empress of Canada and the Empress of Australia, on relief duty off the Japanese
coast, the Canadian Pacific S.S. Empress of Russia was the first relief ship to arrive. She carried consignments of flour,
canned milk and canned salmon amounting to 350 tons, from the Canadian governmenl.. The British Columbia branch of
lhe Canadian Red Cross sent twenty tons of canned milk and fifty tons of other canned food-stuffs, while thc Vancouver
fapancse Association contributed an initial shipment of fifty tons of flour for their famine stricken countrymc" More
than two hundred & twenty-five of the "Russia's" three thousand tons of cargo was of flour
Nova Scotia Interior as Moose Pasture
H°i
Sam
Clode
Indian Guide
iova ,*>LOtia .., a country of lakes
and streams, offering many ide-il
•nnoe trips, and the interior is ::
j*xeat moose pasture. Idea!, tor,
is the moose hunting, because both
thc canoe and automobile are used
by hunters and guides, thus savinir
many miles of weary hiking
through the wilderness. On tho
Liverpool chain of lakes reached
from South Milford via Annapolis
Royal or Digby, and on Lake Ked-
gemakooge, Lake Rossignol, Lake
Munro, Loon Lake and the Liverpool River expert Indian and whllu
guides use the canoes for long distances and even call the moose to
the shore with their birch bark
horns. When some distant point is
to be reached from "Del" Thomas'
South Milford camp, canoes, guides,
hunters and duffle are loaded upon
a big motor truck  for the journey.
South Milford is 15 miles from
Annapolis Royal and is a favorite
outfitting point. So Is the Kedge-
makooge Rod and Gun Club, on
famous Lake Kedgemakooge, in the
heart of the wilderness 36 miles
from Annapolis Royal. Both of
these camps have ample accommodations and plenty of canoes and
reliable  guides.
The Nova Scotian moose season
lasts from Oct. 1 to Nov. 16. Deer
are as plentiful as moose, and the
open season for this game lasts from
Oct. 16 to Nov. 81.
., ■.-.. .-.™_.  Louie
<:...     ^HAPUOlV,
Expert Mootse CAu.ee
Although iargu numbers ol moose
ire shot each year, many with Btasf*
ificent "spreads," the annual fc>-
mnsn is said to equal the kill.
Such guide'' as Louis Harlow, half-
breed Micmac and Sam Globe, fuB-
bloodad Indian, are expert moose
caller.-, and stalkers and rarely dls-
ippoirt the hunter. The cleverness
with which they simulate the caOs
)f the cow moose with a simple roll
if birch bark fashioned Into a horn,
is sure to fool the wisest old bull
in the wilderness. When the calling
season is past, the moose no longer
comes to the hunter and the hunter
must go to him. Neither canoe,
nor automobile figures much in this
phase of moose hunting except that
:>ne, or both, may help the hunter
near the place where the quarry is
supposed to be and carry mm home
when the hunt is over.
METALLURGY
UNLESS you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you
are not getting Aspirin at all
Accept only an "unbroken package" of "Bayer Tablets of
Aspirin," which contains directions and dose worked out by
physicians during 22 years and proved safe by millions for
Colds Headache Rheumatism
Toothache       Neuralgia Neuritis
Earache Lumbago Pain, Pain
Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets—Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druggists.
Aspirin is the trade mark (registered In Canada) of Bayer Msnufactmeor Mono-
Sfctlcacldester of Salicyllcacld. Whllo it Is we 1 known that Aspirin******* «-»"
manufacture, to assist the public asalnst***Wb?mW^***<**m?&*r c<"W»ay
wlU ba stamps* with their general trada mark, tha   Bayer cross.
Heretofore   the   annual     -jeneral
meetings of the British Columbia dis.
vision of  the   Canadian  Institue of
Mining   and   Metallurgy   have been
held in Vancouver, as   being, on  the
whole, the most convenient center for
gatherings of this kind.   A departure
is being made this year,  however, in
Ihe  decision to hold a general meet
ing in Trail, with the dual purpose of
enabling  eoast   members to acquaint
themselves with the   important  mining and  metallurgical  developments
taking place in the Kootenays, and of
indicating to Kootenay members and
mining men the interest of the institute in their concerns and problems.
This meeting will be held on Wednes
day, Thnrsday and   Friday, .October
17, 18 and 19, and  a cordial invitation is extended tn all   mining  men,
whether they are members or not, to
attend.
The program arrangements are in
charge of a committee under the capable ahairmanship of M. E. Pureell,
of Rossland, who uow announce that
a number of papers covering a wide
range of subjects of timely interest
will be presented for discussion, in.
eluding, "A Symposium on the Min
ing and Treatment of Sullivan Ores,"
by S. G. Blaylock, VV. M. Archibald,
B. Q. Montgomery, R. W. Diamond.
E. M. Styles, J. Buchanan, Geo. J.
Murray, B. A. Stimmel and J. G,
Fingland; "Mining and Smelting
Operations at Anyox," by L R.CIapp;
"Recent Mining and Metallurgical
Developments at Britannia," by W.
M Brewer; "The History and Progress of Mining in the Kootenays,"
by S. 8 Fowler; "The General Geology and Ore Deposits of the Grand
Forks, Greenwood, Osoyoos and
Similkameen Mining Divisions," by
P. B. Freeland; "Undiscovered Mines
of British Columbia," by Dr. L. W.
Uglow; "Small Scale Mining Operations and Their Problems," by A. E.
Langley; "'The'.Sulphur Industry,"
by F. W. Guernsey, and "Publicity
and the Mining Industry," by C. M.
Campbell.
In addition, visits will be made to
the Trail works and possibly also to
the Rossland mines. Nor has the
committee forgotten to provide for
entertainment of a lighter sort, and
it may be affirmed that the provisions
in this respect will prove by no means
the least attractive features of the
program.
Ten Commandments
For the Motorist
The ten commandments of good
driviug are as follows:
1. Drive on tbe right side of the
rnad; it is just as good as the left.
2. Slow down when approaching
t crossroad; it is nearly as dangerous as a railroad crossing.
3. Look out for children, ~~* (ou
can never tell what they will do,and
you are always in the wrong if you
hit one.
4. Try to help instead of hinder
the traffic officer; he is there for
your goof', and he's got a lough job.
5. Be sure that your "dimmers"
reilly dim; it's no joke driving into
a blinding glare, as you probably
know.
6. Read and obey tbe warning
signs; tbey are not put up as ornaments.
7. If you feel you've got to speed
—do it where it won't kill anybody
but yourself.
8 When making minor repairs
stop where your car may be seen
from both directions; otherwise you
may stop longer than you anticipate.
9. Speeding around comers is a
straight route to the hospital. Don'i.
race past a Btopped street car.  Some
A Wheat crop of 382,514.000 bush.
•la is forecasted in a report issued
by the Dominion Bureau of Statis-
tlw. The report is based upon the
condition ef crops at the end of July,
•nd Indicates that the Prairie Prov.
taees will produce 857,295,000 bush-
•ls ef wheat if weather conditions
continue favorable. Manitoba, it is
•SfMcte-i. will have a total wheat
rUM of 44.46S.000 bushels; Saskatchewan 211,051,000; nnd Alberta
101,778,000 bushels. Alberta is the
•niy province to show an increased
•fioli as com pared with 1022.
» ——
A party of five Journalists, rep.
resenting the leading newspapers
of Switzerland, who recently arrived
at Quebec, are the truest* in Canada
•f E. W. Beatty, President of th«
Canadian Pacific Railway. They
will tour the Dominion in ths inter*
ests of Swiss colonisation. Stops
will be made at different points
where Swiss people ars fanning, and
opportunity will be given to mem.
bers of the party to converse with
tbem and prct first hand knowledge
■s to the desirability of Canada ra
s place for Swiss colonists.
In a letter en "Canada snd Land
Settlement." published by the Morn-
Ins; Post, Sir Geo. McLaren Brown,
European manager of the Canadian
Pacific Railway, says tl-nt the agri-
cultural salvaH"n of Western Can-
ada lies In nixed farming, which
calls for smaller nnd more numerous
agricultural holdings than whest
growing does, and results in closer
settlement nnd better communication. The bitrger and more deinrly
settled the rural population, th.
more soelR' Blrienltlei: there arc ind
greater ad.antages generally,* ha
•an,
day the jury will call it manslaugha
ter.
10. Use discretion. Tbe fact tnat
you had tbe right of way won't
bring anybody back to'life, least of
all yourself.
The shortest
thing in the
world—
isn't a mosquito's eyelash or a gnat's
whisker, or any other part of any insect
whatsoever-- IT IS THE MB.If OR Y OF
THE PURLIC.
If you doubt this ask the first men
men you meet the follow!u * questions!
St When did the R31 cross the Atlantic?
Who was her pilot? On What date was
Lord Kitchener drowned? What was
the name of the ship that blew up and
almost wiped out the city of Halifax?
What Ger.nan submarine torpedoed
the Lusi)ania?
It is a safe bet that you would not
get one correct answer.
Now do you see the necessity of persistent advertising? When the details
of events of world wide importance are
so soon forgotten how do you expect
the public to remember you unless
YOU TELL'EM-and keep telling them?
ADVERTISE!
1
One step won't take very far,
JYou've got to keep on walking;
' JOne word won't tell folks who you are,
You've got to keep on talking;
One inch won't make you very tall,
You've got to keep on growing;
One little ad. won't do it all,
You've got to keep them going.
r
Brown started out without a cent;
He's rioh now and still rising;
Some say 'twas luck; some say 'tw
pluck;
HE says 'twas advertising. TBI BUN: GBAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
i'T HESITATE!
PHONE 101R
FOR FINE PRINTING
News of the Gity
Mayor U, H. Hull returned od
Tuesday « ven in g from a tbree weeks'
vacation trip to the cotst. Mr. Hull
visited in'ist of tbe cities and town?
on the island and the oiiinland, a^
well as deiule and other Sound
points. Mrs. Hull remiiued oo lhe
coast for a little longer visit with
friends.
The packing bouse is still working on tha Molutoshes. The quality
of this yariety of apples here this
year is superb and oan not bt surpassed anywhere oa  the  continent.
The local manager of tbe Assor
ciated Growers stales that the outlook for advantageously marketing
the winter apple crop is improving
and that he believes tbat tbe
ranchers will realize fair returns.
Donald, tbe two-year-old son of
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bri .kiuau, of
Danville, who died at the Grand
Korks hospital early Saturday morning, was buried from the home of
P. J. Lyden in tbis city on Monday
afternoon.
H. B. l'enny, Dominion inspector
of electricity and gas was in the
city on Wednesday and tested a
number of tue electric meters uow
in use here,
The local manager of the Associated Growers states tbat the price
of MacB will be advanced 10c per
box ou tbe prairie uexl week,
Grapes—Be ve your order with
A. D. jMorrisop for jellying and
eating grapes. 7c per lb., bulk .
John GriiBsick, tbe jeweller, is
visiting in Uhcle Sam s domaiu for
a few days mis weels.
A. D. Morrison's grape crop  this
year will amount to about two tons.
Four of the Cnnadian Pacific
"Empress" liners, the Jiritain, the
France, the Scotland and the India,
arc to load |*rain at Quebec during
the 102;' season, and new berths
have been provided for these vessels
near the grain conveyors, at a cost
Of  $300,000.
When she was alighting from •
street car in Vancouver, Mrs. Rose
McLaren received injuries which prevented her from concentrating and
temporarily did away with her earning power ns a spiritualist or psychic
reader. She was awarded $1,260
against the railway company.
The addition of the 17,000-ton
"Montlauricr" to the Canadian Pacific "Mono Class" fleefc marks an
important development. Not only is
she the largest one-class-cabin ship
sailing to and from Canadian ports,
but she is lhe largest in her class on
the Atlantic. Her length is 613 feet
and breadth 68 feet. Because of her
size -she will sail to and from Quebec.
Approximately H.fiOO tons of silver
ore are waiting shipment from the
Keno Hill, Yukon, mines. This
quantity represents the winter haul.
Another 2 000 tons may be moved
this summer, making the total silver
shipments ten thousand tons for
1923. Such m output is worth about
$2,000,000, high grade ore running
from $200 to $300 per ton.
"The greate ' Teat of steam trans-
portal inn to mv knowledge," said C.
E. Stockdlll, of the Canadian Pacific
Railway, reci fitly, "was the movement of the g in crop of 1022."
From Sept. 1 to Nov. 81, a period
of 91 days, the Canadian Pacific
Railway loaded and shipped an average of 1,20"* cars per day. This re-
Quiring the dispatching of a train
every 46 minutes during that entire
reriod, carrying more thnn 1.000,000
ushels daily. This movement exceeded even that of the bumper crop
Tear of 1915
One of the many instances of the
•plendid work carried out at the
Liverpool docks is afforded by the
Canadian Pacific liner ".Metagama."
On a recent arrival at that port she
started the discharge of her cargo
•nd coaling at fi o'clock in the morning. Allowing for the usual dinner
fcour, she took un board in her side
bunkers 1,000 tons of coal, which
was completed by 2.<1F> the same
afternoon. At the same time she
discharged 1,700 tons of cargo, the
(Treat or pari ol which consisted of
package freight, completing thi*-
operation hy 7.16 tht- same evenin'
|
**
iiere and! here
]
lhe total quantity of sea fisk
.! 1 on both the Atlantic and
"jific coasts during the month of
ly was 322,043 cwts., valued at
:,7i 1,110 to the fishermen, compar-
with a catch of 873,382 c-wts.
ilued at $2,596,730 in July,  1922.
Cattle in north Al'berta's livestock
herds now number more than 2,000,-
000, This industry and also the
.".vine industry have increased amazingly in the northern part of tbe
Province in the last few years.
Carrying large consignments from
thi Dominion Government and the
British Columbia branch of ths
Canadian Red Cross, ths Canadian
Paciflo S.S. Empress of Russia was)
the first ship from the American
continent to arrive with relief for
t!:' earthquake and famine stricken
pi opie  of  Japan
Nearly $10,000 in fur royaltite
was collected in The Pas, Man., by
the chief game warden last winter.
This does not include the royalties
collected from the Hudson Bay Co-in-
pi'iy and Revillon Freres, which will
i 'ore than double this amount. Thia
docs not include moneys secured
through taxes, licenses and ether
Sources of revenue.*
Creamery butler made in Alberta
took a total of 149 prizes out of 2M
prizes offered, or 63 per cent., at exhibitions at Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Brandon, Saskatoon and Vancouver this year. Out of 11 open
championships offered, Alberta butter took 8. In the Calgary exhibition
six provinces competed, in thr-se
others four provinces competed, and
in two others three provinces competed. . ,
British Columbia has reached tke
peak of the biggest tourist season
in her history, and it is estimated
that as a result of the enormous
travel and the expenditure of transients while in the province thia
summer, will be worth at least $30,-
000,000. The opening of the Banftf-
Windermere motor highway through
Canada's rock garden was largely
respon~'b!e for this increase in tourist traffic through tbs Pacific province.      ,
Gold producers in the Province ef
Ontario during the first six months
of 1923 report production of 384,-
446 ounces gold and 65,444 ounces
silver, of a total value of $7,244,081
shipped by the Porcupine producers,
and from the Kirklsnd Lake producers 69,691 ounces gold and 6,615
ounces silver, of a total value »f
$1,402,873, or from the two camp*
a total value of $8,646,954.
The Canadian Pacific Railway will
contribute $25,000 for the relief of
the sufferers in Japan and have also
decided that supplies ef Canadian
food-stuffs and clothing donated, or
purchased with money donated for
relief work, will be transported free
over the Company's rail and steamship lines. President E. W. Beatty
made this announcement while making a tour over the Company's lines
in the West with a party of directors.
He added that this action had been
taken because of the reports of the
intense hardships due to the disaster,
and notwithstanding the fact that
the Company had lost heavily by the
catastrophe.
The following editorial recently
appeared in the Windsor "Border
Cities Star": A recent cargo of silk,
en route from China to New York,
was snipped via Vancouver and the
Canadian Pacific Railroad and crossed the St. Lawrence to Ogdensburg,
New York, instead of being sent
across the United States from San
Francisco. The incident offers something for Canadians to think about.
It proves what a splendid service
the Canadian Pacific offers in its
rail and steamship lines. In a country like Canada, transportation is all
essential, and the way the Canadian
Pacific has carried on, in spite of
the business difficulties which began with the war and are not yst
smoothed out, is a credit to the nation which conceived it.
Again, the incident calls attention
to Canada's splendid gateway to the
East. Although China is in a chaotic
political' condition just now, the
huge Oriental nation offers wonderful trade, chances in the future. Ne
nation is better placed for getting its
share of this business than Canada,
GROCERIES
Our Groceries are constantly moving,
and they are therefore always fresh and
in prime condition. We make a specialty
high grade Teas and Coffees.
CITY GROCERY
Phone 25        H. H. Henderson, Prop.
PROVINCIAL NEWS
FROM THE CAPITAL
Concluded from Page 1.
Answering charges W. J. Bowiser,
leader of the opposition in tbe legist
lature, tbat government officials
were spending $1000 a day running
around the country in automobiles,
Hon. W. H. Sutherland, minister of
public works, bas prepared a statement in refutation. Tbis sbows tbe
daily cost to be $275, or ones-quarter
the figure mentioned by Mr. Bowser
Tbe cost is small considering the
amount of work done, contends Mr.
Sutherland.
Hon. E. D. Borrow, minister of
agriculture, is bome from the old
country and reports that conditions
are most promising for tbe securing
by British Columbia of a large number of selected settlers from Geeat
Britain.
BE
DEAFNESS CAN
CURED
DEAFNESS, NOISRS IN TUK HEAD AND
NASAL C ATA Mill
The new Continental rume ly called
"LARMALENE" (Kcgd.)
is a simple harmless home-treatment wbich
absolutely I'tii-ct deafness, noiHcs lis tho head,
eto. NO KXPKNSIVKiAPl'LIANCK** NBBDKD
for. this new 'Hutment, instantly operates
upon the affected putts with complete and
permanent success. SCORES OF WONDERFUL CURBS EBPOHEI).
RELIABLE TESTIMONY.
BIDETHERBON CLEVELAND
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new models? They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coinl As weatherproof as a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Real Quality. Real
Value. Easy Terms. We are tbe people'to mount you right.
J. R. MOOYBOER gE^£££ra
O >en Saturday Evenings 111110 o'Cloek
SOME PROVIDER
"Is your husband much of
a provider, Milandy?"
"He jes' ain't nothin' else,
ma'am. He gwine to git some
new furniture providin' he git
de money; he gwine to git de
money providin' he go to
work; he go to work providin' de job suits him. I never
see such a providin' man in
all niah days."
Tbe only trouble with "the
height of fashion" ia having to wear
it long time after tbe "height" has
changed.
If you wart to have a friend, be
one.
The Long-Suffering Eyes
What strange liberties, says the
Boston Transcript, do our story
writers take with their characters'
eyes.    Here are a few:
"Her eyes roamed carelessly
round the room."
"With her eyes she riveted him
to the spot."
"He tore his eyes from her face,
aud they fell on tbe letter st her
feet."
"He drank her in with drowning
eyes."
'■Their eyes met for a long,breathless moment and swam together."
"Marjorie would often take her
eyes from tbe deck and cast tbem
far out to sea."
"He tore hia eyes away from
hers, causing intense pain to botb."
We should think it would.
Although warnings against the
fore-tfire menace have been sent out
repeatediy, Hon. T. D, Pattullo,
minister of lands, has another appeal
to make to the citizens of British
Columbia. The hazardous season has
arrived and care during the next two
montha will mean a saving of millions
of dollars.
Mrs. K. Wilkinson, of Slnd Road. Stroud,
writes:—"Please could trouble you to send
me another box of the Ointment, lt is not for
inyHc.f, but for a friend of mine who is as bad
as I was,end cannot get any rest for the uolses
in lhe iiea(i. I feel a new womau, and oan (to
to bed now and tret a good night's rest, woich
1 had not been able to do ior many months.
It is a wonderful remedy and I am most delighted to recommend it."   :   .   .
Mrs. E. Crowe, of VVIiitenorse Road. Croydon, writes: -"1 am pleased to toll you that
the small tin of ointment you sent to nse at
Ventnor, has proved a complete success, ray
hearing is now quite normal, and the horrible head noi-ses have eeased. The notion ol
this new remedy must be very remarkable,
for I have bcen troubled with these complaints for nearly ten years, uud have had
some of the very best medical advice together
with other expensive instruments all to no
purpose. I need hardly say how very grateful I am, for my life has undergone an entire
change. 	
Try one box to-day,which can be forwarded
to any address on receipt of money order for
»1.00.   THERE IS NOTHIG11ETTBK AT   ANT
PRICE.
Address orders to:—
THB "LARMAXBl-vJB" CO.,
10, South View, Wistliut- St., Oartford,
Kent, England.
Placer mining in Mongolia is a
primitive process compared even with
the American pioneer method of wash
ing out gold in a pan. The Mongol —
so Dr. Ferdinand Ossoudowski tells
ua iu his book Beasts, Men and Gods
—lies flat on the ground, brushes the
sand aside with a feather and keeps
blowing iuto the little excavation so
formed. From time to time he wets
his flnger and, picking upon it a small
bit of grain gold or a diminutive nug •
get, drops it into a little bag hanging
under his chin. In that way he collects adout a quarter of an ounce, or
five dollars' worth of gold a day.
TIMBER SALE X5558
SEALED TENDERS will be received by tbe
District Forester, Nelson, not later than
uoon on the Uth day of October, l'J-23,
for the purohase of Licence X5558, near
Castle Mountain, Cascade, to cut 2500 H»wn
Ties.
One year will be allowed lor removal of
timber.
Further particulars of the District Forester, Nelson.
Don't regret too mu:h your ups
and downs; after all the only man
who has none is in tbe cemetery.
It is time to begin to worry about
next wintet's fuel.
RADIO RADIO
See our new Shop, just opening up,
in the
OLD OPERA HOUSE BUILDING,
WINNIPEG AVENUE.
Wc Will Carry
a Pull Line of
Long   distance   Receiving
Sets—several makes.
Also
Electrical Supplies
and will do
'All kinds of Electrical Re
Parts to Build Your Own
Sets.
pair Work.
House Wiring.
YALE   GENERAL   ELECTRIC
WINNIPEG AVENUE
$495
MEN'S WORK SHOES
$4,95
Gall at Donaldson's and
see the best buy in men's
work shoes on the market today.
Also don't forget to look
at the new line of
CHILDREN'S
ELK SHOES
These are real bargains.
NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF
RESERVE.
NOTICK IS HKKEBY GIVEN that the reserve
covering Lots iSOSs, 2807s and 8908s, Similkameen Division ol Tale District, is cancelled.
Q.E. NADBN,
Deputy Minister of Lands
Department of Lands,
Vletoria, B.C..
September 21. 1921.
Donalds
'onaidson s
Phone 30 v
A. E. MCDOUGALL
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
TAgent
Dominion Monumental Worka
Aab-natoa Products Co. Roofing
ESTIMATES FURNISNED
BOX 332
IGRAND FORKS, B. C.
Counter
Check Books
We have secured the
jiigency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a superior
grade of Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf styles.
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western money in
the West.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
books.
The Sun
Joib Department
Our
Hobby
is
•Good
Printing
-THllE value of well-
printed* neat appearing stationery aa
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
elsewhere.
Wedding invitations
Bail programs
Business cards
Visiting cards
Sh'pping tags
Letterheads
Statements
Noteheads
Pamphlets
Price lists ,
Envelopes
Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
! Posters
Menus
New Type
Latest Style
Faces
THE SUN
Colombia Arenas and
lake Street
TELEPHONE
R101
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.   ARMSON
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
A. Z.PARE, Proprietor
Yale Hotel, Fiust Street
ii   -.Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
QMinimum prloe ol 11 rst-olsus land roilnoed
to$5an aore; Moondrolasi to 12.60an aero..
Pre-emption uow   cuuniied   tu   surveyed
lands only.
lieoords will be granted ooverlug only land
suitable for agricultural purposes and wtiioh
Is non-timber laud.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished, bnt
parties of not more than four may arrange
ior adjacent pre-emptions with joint resi*
deuce, but eaoh making* ueoessary improvements on respective oluims. e>
Fre-einptors must oeoupy elainis fur live
years aud make improvements to vulue oi till
per aore, including (Wearing und euitivatlou
of at least 5 aores. beiore receiving Crowu
liraat.
Where pre-emptor'in occupation not less
than 11 years, aud has made proportionate
Improvements, he may, because oi ill-health,
or other cause, be grauted intermediate oer-
tilioate of improvement aud transfer his
olaim.
Records without permanent residence may
be issued, provided applicant makes improvements tuoxteut oi jiiiiKiper auuumaud
records same eaoh year. Failure tu muke improvements or reeosd same will operate as
forfeiture. Title oanuot be obtained iu less
thau 5 years, uud improvements of $10.00 per
aore, Iueludlng 5 acres cleared aud cultivated.
aud resideuce uf ut least two years are res
quired.
i're-omptor holding Crowu grant may reoord another pre-euiptiuu, if he requires laud
luooujuuotiou with his farm without actual
oooupntion, provided statutory improvements
aud residence malutaiued ou Crowu grauted
land.
Uuaurveyed areas, out exceeding io aeres,
may be leased as homesites; title to be obtained after fuimiiut,' residential aud improvement conditions.
Ifor graaing and industrial purposes areas
exceeding 610 aores may be issued by one person or oompany.
.Mill, factory ur industrial sites on timber
land exoeediug «u aores may be purohased:
oouditious iuolude payment of stumpage.
Natural liny meadows inaccessible by existing roads may be purohased conditional upon
construction of a roud to them. Rebate of
one-hall of oost of road, uot exceeding hall
of purohase price is made.
PHE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS AOT.
Ihe soope ol this Act ls enlarged to luclude
all persous joining or nerving with Ilie
Majesty's Voroes. The time within whioh the
heir- or devisees oi a deceased pre-emptor
may apply ior title under this Act is extended
from out year from the death of such
parson, as forme rly, until. one Tear altar tbe
oouolusiOD of the present war. This privilege
la alao made retroaotive.
No faas relating to pre-emptions are due or
payable by soldiers on pre-emptlona recorded
after June 26, 1918. Taxes are remitted for
fire yeara.
1'rovlsiou.for return of moneys accrued, due
and bean paid since August i, 11114, on no-
oount of payments, fees ur taxes on soldiers'
preemptions.
Interest on agreements to purohase town or
oity lots held by members of Allied b'oroes,
or dependents, acquired direct or l-jdlreot,
remitted,!rom enlistment to Maroh U, 1M0.
SUB-PURCHASERS   OF   OROWN
.LANDS.
Provision made for issuance of Grown
grants to sub-purchasers of Grown Lands,
who failed to oomplete purohase. involving
forleltnre, on fulfillment of conditions of
purchase, interest and taxes. Whore sub-
purohstses do not olaim whole of orlgnal parcel, purchase prloe due and taxes may bo distributed proportionately over wbole area.
Apportions mnst be made by May 1, 1020.
GRAZING.
Graaing Act, 1019. lor systematic development of livestock iudustry provides for graaing districts and range administration under
Commissioner. Annuul craning permits
Issued based on numbers ranged; priority for
established owners, Stook-owuers may form
Associations Ior range management. Frees
or partially lree,permits for settlers, campers
or travellers, op to ten head.
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
N—•tTsUyhsinOffl—

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