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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Aug 11, 1922

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V- ■■ .* *■-'■' 'm
the center of Grand Forks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
Kettle Valley Orchardist
THP KXI1V is tlie fuvoritfi Dew9'
lllU IJVL-* paper of the citizens
of the district. It is read by more
people in the city and valley thau any
otlier paper because it is fearless, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
"Tell me what you Know is true:
Zl can guess as well as you.
$1.00 PER YEAR
All Electrically Operated
Industries in Gity Given
a Thirty Hours' Layoff
Grand Forks was without
power and light from 4
o'clock Wednesday afternoon
until 8 o'clock last night as a
result of the burning* of some
of the poles by forest fires on
the West Kootenay's power
line between this city and
Rossland. Wednesday night
the city was lighted only by
the moon.
Yesterday morning, with
the reservoir full of water for
fire protection, the supply
was cut off to city consumers. During the day the
fire engine pnmped enough
water to supply the domestic
needs of the citizens. At 8
o'clock last night the power
was again turned on, and this
office is once more working
normal conditions.
J. S. Deschamps,
Prominent Publio
Man, Dies at Nelson
J. 8. Deschainps, Rossland  lum
berman and contractor, died  at 5
o'olock Monday morning at tbe   St
Eugene hospital, Cranbrook.   Mr
Deschamps was' taken  suddenly ill
while travelling by train   last week
and   was   rushed to the Cranbrook
hospital, where an operation for ap«
pendicitis was performed.   He  appeared to be making good  progress,
but collapsed on Sunday uod failed
to   rally.    The  body  was shipped
from   Cranbrook   to   Rossland   on
Flags were lowered to half mast
at Rossland on Monday and the
whole Kootenay community mourns
tbe loss of a public spirited man
who has grown up with tbe country
and hus been identified with every
movement of public interest. Mr.
Deschamps wus 55 years old and
leavasa widow and four children at
Rossland, Ruth, Dodo, Jeanette
and Joe.
The funeral wao held nt IU
o'clock on Wednesday, interment
being made its the Trail  cemetery
Mr. Doschampe was a prominent
member of tbe Knights of Coluin»
bus, an active supporter of all sports
und a keen curler. In 1920, as Liberal candidute, be contested Trail
against J. H. Schofield.
He was born at Preeeott, Out.,
but had been a resident of British
Columbia for tbe past twenty-five
years. He wae mayor of Hossland
at one time, and was also president
of the board of trade and was in«
terested in many lumber companies
during the early days in British
Columbia, being known among lumbermen throughout tbe Pacilic
sight. Winnipeg city is showing a
briskness in business not seen there
for several years. Regina is picking
up and so also is Calgary. Edmonton and Saskatoon are also showing
signs of tbe timfB. The merchants
are optimistic that country tradewill
be revived before winter comes
Fruit selling prospects are im
proving, but British Columbia
shippers are uot alone in competition for the prairie trade We notice
that Ontario is shipping in plums
and tomatoes in volume, also early
apples. This trade will be pushed
brisky in the apple deal, especially
in fall varieties.
We also notice the presence of
several agents of Washington cooperative concerns, and find that
they are booking considerable busi»
ness in car hts of apricots, peaches,
plums, prunes and apples.
The tr*de in discussing competi-
iton from Ontario and Washington
allege that British Columbia quotations are higher than those of Washington, especially in apricots,
peaches and apples. Our shippers
will be well advised if they study
competitive prices now quoted and
make sure tbat tbey do not under
estimate the importance of meeting
outside competition. If quick action is not taken much of tbe available business will be booked al outside points.
Apart from winter apples, competition will be very keen and prices
will rule iow. We have not published advanced prices of apples at
United States points because we feel
that there is nothing permanent
about them, and they will not likely
be maintained.—Markets Butletin.
huge Royal Mail refrigerator
steamships of the N type, including the Nebraska will
come to Vancouver for apples.
In addition the great new
motorships Lochkatrine and
Dintedijk, now operating in
the route, have refrigerator
space for 45,000 boxes of apples each.
The steamship Kinderdijk,
sailing from here in September, will probably carry shipments of pears in her refrigerator space. The Glamorganshire, sailing October 3,
has no refrigerator space.
There is no cbange from last week
in the forest fire situation on the
North Fork except tbat it covers a
little more territory.
The fire now covers a stretch of 14
miles on both sides of the river
and tbree mileB on the Rock Candy
road, Tbe burned-over area is said to
be seventeen miles long by ten miles
wide, and is u very desolate-looking
region. Both fires, tbe Lynch creek
and tbe Dittle Bertba, have now
joined and are burning witb increased fury.
The Lynch creek botel had a narrow escape from destruction by tbe
forest fire on Tursday, aocordiug lo
a report from that place, The entire
Lynch creek Hat jb said to be on
fire now.
Lloyd George Says It Is
Regrettable Both From
English and French
Viewpoints, But That
M. Poincare's Attitude
Leaves No Option
expressed the opinion that a
rupture in the entente was
probable, if not inevitable.ac-
cording to some of the French
newspaper correspondents attending the allied conference
in London, one of whom is
"Pertinax" (Andre Giraud),
political editor of the Echode
The British Premier added
that this was regrettable,both
from Euglish and French
viewpoints, but that M. Poincare's attitude left no option.
The correspondents say
that Sir Edward M. Grigg,
Lloyd George's private scre-
tary, summoned the British
newspapermen to the prime
minister's official residence in
Downing street and made a
statement tn this effect.
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the governmenl, thermometer on E. F. Law's ranch:
Max.    Min.
Aug.   4—Friday    79 63
5—Saturday  92 49
6- Sunday  88 48
7—Monday  93 46
8—Tuesday  9D 45
9—Wednesday.. 98 51
10   Thursday  73 40
Rainfall  0.05
Thomas Baker, Sheriff of
Ferry County, Arrested
on Charge of Aiding the
Paris, Aug. 8.—Prime Min-      B, G. njtchie, of Onscade, was in
ister   Lloyd  George tonight the city yesterday.
A Wonderful Trip for Motorists That Take In All the Glories of the Pacific Coast
From Banff South to Los Angeles.
Optimism Noticeable
At Prairie Points
There is a feeling of optimism at
almost all prairie pointa. Harvest is
started in some places and indica»
tions point to a good crop in general. If the grain prices now quoted
on tbe grain exchange are main
tainen a period of better times is  in
A dispatch from Republic
says that Thomas Baker,
sheriff of Ferry county, and
three other Republic men
were arrested on Tuesday on
a charge of aiding rum runners to smuggle liquor south
of British Columbia into Spokane.
Cline Ledgerwood, said to
have been the collector in
Ferry county for the sheriff's
office, escaped. A warrant is
out for his arrest.
The arrests followed confessions said byjofficialstohave
been given the United States
district atto-iney's office by
Joseph Frankel. age 53, and
Henry Dapper of Spokane,
who say Ledgerwood and his
companions beat and robbed
them in Republic the middle
of Jnne of twenty cases of
whisky and $500 in cash,
after they had paid for protection.
Ledgerwood was a former
deputy sheriff under Sheriff
Baker. He is believed by the
authorities to be the head of
the orgenization which is alleged to have worked for
months in the territory south
of Republic.
Cooler Space
Provided for
Apple Exports
Refrigerator spaco for carrying approximately (500,000
boxes of apples from the
northwest to Great Britain
and Europe will be provided
the ooming apple season by
the joint service of the Royal
Mail Steam Packet company
and the Holland-American
line. Last year the service
carried neatly 500,000 boxes
of apples to the other side of
the Atlantic via the Panama
Details of the plans for the
coming seeson, which opens
actively in October, were obtained, according to the Vancouver Sun, from Captain P.
G. Parkhurst, local manager
of the Royal Ma:l, which han.
dies the joint service.   The
A SLENDER blue ribbon of trail,
5,000 miles long.thrcading together the ten finest scenic jewels of the
western continent—that i.s what western motor maps will show by thc
end of the coming summer. lt is
called "Grand Circle Tour" and it
will offer the most wonderful variety
of natural scenery accessible by motor road in the world. One last
link in the chain, only a few miles
now in length, remains to be completed. Then the road will be open
to the motorists of thi continent.
This unfinished section, from the
Vermilion summit near Banff, Alberta, in the Canadian Pacific Rockies, down to thc Columbia galley,
will, Canadian Government engineers
say, bc ready fen traffic by September
next All that remains to be done
is the grading and widening of the
unfinished portion of tbe road Then
the great loop, dream of a few far-
risioncd men, will be completed, and
.•he stream of tourists may flow along
■his unparalleled motor highway.
What will it mean?    It will mean
ibat tbe motorists may start as Ca**-
gary, Alberta—as this is a loop highway, of course, start at any other
point on it he desires—travel west
through the grassy foothills to thc
great front door of the Rockies which
is, incidentally, thc gateway lo the
Banff National Park. At* Banff,
where there i.s already a motor campsite as well as several good hotels,
he may linger to bathe In the radium
hot springs, play golf among the
clouds or fish in some of the numerous well stocked lakes or streams
of the locality. From Banff lhe mad
proceeds westward to Castle, thence
by a short detour to thc wonderful
Lake Louise region and on lo Moraine Lake and the rugged sublimity
of the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Returning, it climbs by easy grades
to the Vermilion Pass, 5,2M feet,
then drops down to the Columbia
Valley through the Kootenay Na-
ional Park, to Lake Windermere
and lhe village of Invermere on its
Every mile of thc way through the
Canadian Parks has been built with
an eye to easy travelling and scenic
grandeur. Giant peaks, often Ih-I-
meted with a snow cap centuries old,
guard the way. Deer, wild sheep,
elk and goat may be seen feeding
fearlessly on the slopes and practically every valley holds a blue lake
stocked with trout From thc Divide
thc road runs through hitherto unopened country, which is one of thc
richest hoth in scenery and big game
in the Rockies. From Invermere it
drops south, skirts thc beautiful
Windermere and Columbia Lakes,
the latter source of the mighty Columbia river, through deep-shaded
forests lo Ihe International Boundary
which it cut? 'ust north of Metaline.
Washington From Bonner's Ferry
it swings soutn over excellently con
structed roads through Spokane,
Walla Walla, and Pendleton, where
il links up with thc Columbia Highway from Portland. Then it drops
down past lhe eastern entrance to
Crater Lake National Park, to San
Francisco and on to Los Angeles.
From this point a short detour wil!
allow the motorist to see the famous
Vosemite as well as Grand Park and
Sequoia Park, the home of the giatt
redwoods, Then, travelling cast, be
may visit the Grand Canyon and proceed north via Salt Lake City to the
Yellowstone Park. From Yellow-
l lone one day's journey will take him
north to the United States Glacier
National Park and less than two
I,ours more to the International Boun
dary. Following the trail to Cards-
Ion, he may make a short detour to
Waterton Lakes Park in Southern
Alberta, thus completing his tenth
National  Park.
Thousands of motorists, it is expected wil! follow this scenic highway as soon as it is thrown opea.
American motorists will want to
conic north to sec the glories of the
Rockies, Canadian motorists will
want to sec beautiful California and
Iln wonders of thc Grand Canyon
and the Yellowstone. This will mean
an international exchange of money
as important as many an industry, as
well as increased international good
The new road also opens up an all
Canadian circle tour, via Banff, Lake
Windermere, the Columbia Valley
and returning over the Crow's Nest
Pass to thc prairies. This will afford a 600 mile trip fore Canadian
motorists through the heart of the
most wonderful scenery in the Rockies, in which for the whole distance
tiie lourist will either he among Of
it,  lull sight of the snowpeaka.
Are Raided
Police and officials of the
goveanment liquor control
board swooped down upon
bootleg suspects of tlie Similk
ameen riding on Tuesday,
says the Penticton Herald of
the 9th inst., and, after raiding their premises, arrested '
60 persons between 4 a.m.
that morning and today.
About 42 arrests were made
yesterday, and the balance
were gathered in last night
and early this morning.
A large quantity of beer
and hard liquor was seized in
Penticton yesterduy morning
and stored in the municipal
hall and grounds. Since that
time the amount being kept
there under guard has been
mateJialy increased by wet
goods brought herefrom Oliver, Osoyoos, Fairview and
the country around those
towns. The haul in Penticjon
alone was about 100 barrels
of beer aud over 270 cases of
hard liquor.
A local jeweler reports that
the present style of feminine
I dress in Grand Forks has
j created a brisk demand for
I bifocal eyeglasses among the
I male population. *I*V
®te (Sranh Stork* &i\n
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in tbe United States)     1.50
Addres" ' " ——"--'cations to
Thk Grand Forks Sun,
Phonk 101R Grand Forks, B. C|
These people are alive, are observant, are
' militant, and that is the problem which all of
these nations which operate at all in the Near
East or are in any way responsible for things,
must take into account. Mohammedanism
appeals equally to black and to yellow and to
brown, and is growing at a tremendous rate
in the heart of Africa and among the myriads
of India and China.
A remarkable increase in the volume of mo -
tor traffic into Canada in 1921 is shown by the
returns compiled by the department of customs. According to tlieir registration, 617,285
automobiles entered Canada for touring purposes during the calendar year 1921. Of these
015,074 remained for less than one mouth and
2211 for a period of more than a month and
less than six months. The total number for
1920 was only 93,300 or an increase of 523,985
cars in one year. Allowing au average expenditure of $25 per day including gasoline and
garage charges for the first class of car and an
average length of stay of seven days, this
traffic represents an expenditure of over $107,-
000,000 while the second class of car on the
basis of an estimated expenditure of $20 per
day for thirty days was worth approximately
$1,320,000. This means that the motor highways of Canada brought in a foreign revenue
last year of $108,320,000. Estimated on a 5
per cent basis it means that improved roads
are worth over two billion dollars to this
country without taking into account the service they render Canadians themseives. The
registrations according to provinces were:
Nova Scotia, 223; Prince Edward Island, 22;
New Brunswick, 1826; Quebec, 43,264; Ontario, 537,283; Manitoba, 8020; Saskatchewan,
427; Alberta, 363; British Columbia,  25,957.
The season's travel to the Canadian national
parks seems likely to be one of the heaviest
in their history. Reservations in many of the
hotels have beeu booked months in advance
and the chief resorts are now full of foreign
and Canadian visitors. The Jasper Park
Lodge, the new bungalow hotel which was
opened for the first time on June 15, at Jasper, will make it possible for many tourists to
find accommodation in this great reservation
along the Canadian National Railways and a
noticeable increase both here and at Banff in
the number of people who come to spend the
entire summer and go eut along the trails to
the beautiful but little known portions of the
parks is observed. The total number of visitors to the Canadian national parks during
the past season was approximately 160,000,
about 60,000 of whom came from outside
countries. It is estimated that this travel represents approximately $ls,000,000 foreign
money brought into the country for which
Canada sent out practically nothing in return.
Fhe total expenditures on the national parks
during the past twen.y-live years have been a
little over $0,000,000 or about one third the
value of the foreign travel they attracted last
"The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand
that rocks the world." Women now feel that
if rocking the cradle turns out citizens who
rock the world, keeping the cradle on an even,
keel will bring us men and women who can
be counted on to hold the world steady. It's
going to mean a tremendous thing when every
mother can give her child the foundation of
his political education, says Mrs. Maud Wood
Park of the National League of Women
Voters, and it is because women feel this so
strongly that they are attending our league
schools of citizenship. It's odd that we should
ever have expected boys to grow up regarding
the intelligent usp of the vote as a sacred duty
when the mother's reply to questions about
local government and politics was, usually,
"Ask father when he comes horae." The psychology of it was wrong. A modern psychologist would trace the neglect of political duties
by so many men by their mother's lack of political education. Mothers of tomorrow will
answer. Duties of citizenship will be taught
in the home, in the daily life of the thild, just
as personal ethics and conduct are taught,
and if we'll wait patiently for a few years we
shall see what this way of treating the ceadle
brings us.
Grand Forks, B. C.
Before Buying
Established 1910
Real Estate and Insurance
Resident Agent Ornnd Forka Townsite
Company, Limited
Farms     Orchards    City Property
Agents at' Nelson, Calgary, Wlhnlpeg; and
other Pralrio points.   Vanoouver Agents :
Bstabllshed in 1010. wo are In a position to
furnish reliable information lonoernlng this
Write Tor true literature
Transfer Company
The mental hygiene movement is aimed to
secure toward mental diseases the same attitude that now prevails toward tuberculosis
and other diseases of the body. Disorders of
the mind can be combated as successfully,
once the public stops regarding them as specters and joins intelligently in the tight. Right
now we are just about where the campaigners
against tuberculosis were ten yetfvs ago, and
we must do our work as they did, which means
that education of the public is to be our firs t
step. Laws still reflect an attitude to waa d
mental diseases justifiable only on the assumption that it is a crime to be mentally ill.
For thousands whose behavior is affected by
mental illness the only route to the hospital
lies through the police station and the court.
When more than 72,000 men were rejected
for mental and nervous diseases from the
American draft army, it became impossible to
evade open conflict with mental diseases.
Why luck up the family skeleton if you are
.;oii)g to fjivc the neighbors tho key ?
A traveler in the Near East, Dr. A. K. lies-
tor, says this failures of the Allies at the Dardanelles did three things. It prolonged the
war two years, it caused the breakdown of
Russia, and it ushered in'a new relationship
between the East and thc West. As a result
of the permeation of the East, by western
ideas and the failure at the Dardanelles, Islam
is awake and observant as it has not been for
a thousand years. \o longer does the East
regard the West as a single unity, but rather
as a congeries of self-controlling units that
can be played over against each other. There
are 250 millions of the people of this earth
who occupy the area from Morocco to China
and the chart of Africa to the Black and the
Caspia saas. Every one of those millions
bows his head toward Mecca once at least
each day, and from that vast area 100,000
picked men come avery year to the capital of
Islam, Mecca, which has been the center of
eligion  und politics  for a thousaiid years.
cAncient History
Items Taken From The Qrand Porks Sun for the Corresponding
Week Twenty Years Ago
Lew Johnson has taken a lease ou the Biden opera
house for a long term.
James J. Hill, president of the Great Northern railway, arrived in the city on Saturday evening, after a tour
of inspection of the V. V. <fe E. as far as Republic.
August Reifchl, formerly proprietor of the Clarendon
restaurant, will leave for Nome, Alaska, tomorrow.
Col. Prior, minister of mines in the Dunsmuir government, will visit Grand Forks on the 11th inst. on a tour
of tho Boundary district.
It is announced that the Kettlo Valley lines will be
formally opened for regular trallic between this city and
ltopublic tomorrow.
Gerald Hay and Charloe Haverty, of the Kettle River
sohool, recently successfully passed tho high school entrance examinations.
Mr. Kennedy, chief engineer  of  the V. V. & E., says
he is desirous of engaging a colored gentleman  to act
porter of his private car.
m^Mii^Its so nice to
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City Baggage and General
Coal*  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Office  at R.  F. Petrie's Store
Phone 64
C.V. Meggitt
Beal Estate and Insurance
Excellent facilities foi selling your farms
We have agents Bt   all   Coast and Prairie
Reliable information regarding this distrct
oheerfully furnished. We Bollolt your inquiries.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
Dominion Monumental Works
Asbestos Products Co. Roofing
THE fact that most plated and sterling flatware can be
hilllirrht.   in    nnnn    stork    nllnwu   n. familu  Lt, nurnhnwo
bought in open stock allows a family to purchase
different article for the dining table from time to time.
We suggest that this is a most excellent way of coming
into possession of the proper amount of household silver.
Will you inspect our stock and allow us to make suggestions and quote prices?
We will test your eyes and expertly advise you.  If you
are not in need of glasses we will tell you so.
BRIDGE STREET    J      f~i     T A VI OR    JRWBLHR
QRAND FORKS     ••    *****    M A M MaXMMA       OPTICIAN
UNLESS you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you
are not getting Aspirin at aU
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
Pain, Pain
Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets—Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druggists.
Aspirin In the trade mark (registered In Canada) of Bayor Manufacture ot Mono-
acetlcacldeater of Ballcyllcacld. Whllo it la well known that Aspirin means Bayer
manufacture, to assist the public against imitations, tbe Tablets of Bayer Company
will be stamped witb their general trade mark, the "Bayer Croat,"
City   Real Estate For
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices :~From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms t«Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
City Clerk.
Rakes, Hoes, Spades, Shovels, Grass
Shears and Pruning Shears, Garden
Trowels and Forks. Wheel Barrows,
Lawn Mowers, Window Screen and
Screens, Screen Doors, etc.
Highest Quality Paint and Varnish
Complete Home Furnishers
The Next Issue
of the
Closes September 1st, 1922
If you are contemplating new service,or making any changes or additions to your present
service, you should send notification, in writing, not later than the above date, in order
that you may take advantage of the new directory listings.
The telenphone directory offers an attractive medium for advertising purposes. Advertisers should bear the above date in mind
so that insertion may b% sure in the directory.
Tell The People
What   You   Have
to Sell THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
As Welcome as The Harvest
With the glory of thc harvest spread over the West, ripened for
the sickle, nothing is more natural than a desire to invest some
of the proceeds in equipment for farm, home and self; and ao
medium offers so tempting and profitable a field for the customer
as EATON'S Catalogue.
The new Fall issue is now ready. If a oopy does not reach your
house shortly, notify us.
To Get The Biggest Saving
and the best service, order early and in sufficient quantity to
secure the lowest freight rates.   It is good policy to have our
Grocery Catalogue handy—the values are good, and will help to
make up an order that will save on transportation charges
Harvest issue now ready—sent Free on Bequest
Season's Prospects of
Fruit and Vegetables
The July fruit anil   vegetable   re-
poJt of   tho fruit  branoh of the Dominion department of agricultnre ia
full of matter of importance  to grow
era and shippers   Apples on tlio whole
promise exceedingly well in Ontario,
although Spy, Baldwin and Greening
promise to be light. In the other
apple growing provinces a crop 25
por cent lighter than last year is in
dicated. Peaches and plums promise
well in Ontario; so too docherriu
and currants, while grapes and  rasp.
The woods are yours
to enjoy, but only if
you keep them green
berries are likely to prove a fairly
good crop, but pears appear to be be
low the average.
A liirger acreage than usual has
been sown to onions and ona per cent
less to potatoes. The prairie provides, British Columbia, and the
Maritime provinces all show a rather
larger decrease in the acreage devoted
to potatoes, and Quebec shows an
increase of 6 per cent over last year.
In British Columbia peaehes, plume
and prunes promise to be bettor than
tho average; aprieots raspberries an
currants about an average; cherries
fair and loganberries light. An increase of the acreage devoted to onions
is reported.
Taking Canada as a whole, 703,600
acres aro covored by potatoes this
year, compared with 701,912 acres
last year, being an increase of 1088
acres. Returning to apples, the total
production last yoar iu the flvo apple
growing provinces was 4,045,813
barrels against 3,382,540 in 1920.
Tha care that is required in packing
and shipping fruit to avoid damage
is emphasized, and tho arrangements
that have been made by the branch
for transportation by lots are set
forth, with particular reference to
the distribution of British golutubia
fruitin the prairio provinces. Attention is directed to the provisions of
the recently passed act regulating the
sale and inspection of root vegetables, as they affect potatoes and
New Assistant Manager
at the Anyox Plant
After more than   twelve months
service as assistant general manager
of the Granby Consolidated Mining,
Smelting & Power company at Any-
ox. Dt. J. A. Bancroft has resigned.
He will take up a position as pro-
feseor of metallurgy at McGill Cni
versify tbis autumn, a position he
resigned when he came to British
Columbia. Dr. Bancroft is consid
ered one of tbe greatest raetallurgi ■
cal experts in Canada
L. R, Clapp bas gone to Anyox
to assume tbe post of assistant general manager to H. 8, Munro in
succession to Dr, Bancroft. He has
had wide experience in copper mining in tho United States. David
Cole, an officer of tbe Canada Cop
per company in Arizona, will also
go north to visit Anyox,
Success depends   upou    backbone
not wishbone.
Most men discuss not so mucb to
learn as to display tbeir learning.
Seven   days    of    selfnindulgence
make one weak.
Vancouver.—Mr, C. A. f ott. .aii,
assistant •general superintendent,
British Colurn'ia district, of th*
Canadian Pacific Railway, returned
to the city from a trip through
Southern Iirilish Columhia and over
the main line from Field west.
He states that notwithstanding
that spring weather is unusually
late, there is a marked improvement
in business activity throughout the
interior. Shipments from the mines
are very satisfactory, and there if
quite an improvement in the pole
and lumber business. * Tiie movement of freight in I!riti?'i Ci; iumbia
shows a substantial increase in comparison with the same period last
year.   *
Just as soon as weather conditions
will permit, the railway will be putting on a number of men to take
care of the season's track work,
which should help ^e   unempjoy-
Are Not the
Only Things
These Days
0 Lots of other things
were scrapped before
the Washington Conference became even
a possibility—old prejudices—old grudges
--old methods of diplomacy had to be
discarded before it
was possible to ask
for bids from the junk
man for a few billion
dollars worth of "war
H If you are to make
the most of your
opportunities selling
Merchandise, it will
pay you to take stock
of your methods of
doing business and
scrap ruthlessly the
old systems or prejudices that new conditions have rendered
obsolete. And above
all court publicity-
secret diplomacy is as
bad for your business
as it is for the business of running a nation—
Advertise THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   ». C.
News of the City
Charles Samuels, a raining engineer of Coeur d'Alene, Wm, Stan-
field and James McLean of Spokane
and Thomas Dunlop of Chesaw,
mining atsocialeB of H. W. Young,
who went up to Franklin camp last
week to inspect the Polaid aud
Riverside properties, returned to tbe
city on Friday and left the
same day for their respective
The death of H. L. Mackenzie,
barrister, occurred at his home in
tbis city late Friday afternoon. He
is survived by his wife. He was a
uative of England and aBout 34
years of age. He has been a sufferer from tuberculosis ever since be
came to this city, seven or. eight
years ago. The funeral was held at
3 o'clock Sunday afternoon from
tbe Anglican church, Rev. Hayman
c juJucting the sei vice.
Railway News
had Of
Accordmg to a bulletin issued by
the Okauagan United Growers, the
fruit prioi oatluk is n >ai toj good,
as it is estimated that the apple
crop of the continent will be heavier
than the bumper crop of 1920.
You can't blame tms weather. It
is trying hard enough to rain. But
up to the present time there does
not appear to be any danger of a
Vancouver. — When here recently
Mr. Grant Hall, Vice-President O.
P. R., said his trip was simply kt
the nature of an ordinary iaspeotion
tour and that the eompany had
undertakings in mind connected
it. The new pier work will
as so -l as possible.
As Iar as he eould lodge from Ma
trip through the prairies aad Irom
reports received, there would be a
big crop this year, and the company
was making its usual preparation!
to handle its share of the bualnese
Asked if the big harvest aad readjustment of freight rates wonld
mean that this company would cany
larger quantities of grain bere (Mt
full, Mr. Hall replied that it ww a
matter over which the Canadiaa
Pacific had no control.
"It all rests with the owner of the
grain,' he said. "We areprepared
to haul it either Rait or West, just
as he direcis."i
Humor periodically revives the
story that the Canadian Pacific ii
about to electrify its mountain lines
in British Columbia. In regard to
this Mr. Hall stated, as he has on
former visits here, that the company
is still conducting experiments with
a view at some later date of formulating a policy in regard to ths
proposed electrification. The impression he gave was that if the plan
is pronounced feasible by its experts
and the company is ready, it will
proceed with the work. In any event
this is liable to be a considerable
time distant
The vice-president was accompanied through the British Columbia
division by Mr. F. W. Peters, general
superintendent. He was met on
arrival here by leading officials of
tbe company and several personal
Miss Helen Campbell, of this city,
has been engaged as teacher for the
Carson school during tbe com«
ing school year.
The repairs to the North Fork
road, wbich has been impassable for
a ahort time owing to the forest fires,
have been completed and traffic is
now open to Franklin camp.
Dr. and Mrs. Harold Averill, of
Spokane, are visiting at the home of
Mrs. Averill's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Nat Taylor.
Percy Taylor, of Trail, arrived in
the city on Saturday night and is
spending a ten days' vacation at
lhe home of his parents.
1 eaching Staff
When the fall term   of the  Grand
Forks public schools opens on September 5 the following will be the teach
ing  stalf,  togeter  with the salary of
each teacher.'
llij,'h School
Wm T. Reid, principal % 2,000
C. B. Reynolds  ,     1,900
Miss Vivian Jonos     1,500
Public School —
Div. 1—H. A. Glaspell, prin
Div. ^—Reginald T. Asbton
vice-principal .... 1,100
3—Magarot Harrigan... 1,200
4—E. L. Kidd     1,200
G—Alico Bowen     1,100
....     1,100
Div. 6—Edna Stuart.
Div. 7—Jessie Stuart      1,100
Div. 8—Aliee Spraggett      1,100
Div. il—Eva Mude       1,100
Div  10—Dorothy MaoEwan,    1,100
Div. 11 _Mary Rylett      1,100
Tenders  for  Conveyance  of
School Pupils
Soalod and marked tenders are in
vited for tbe conveyance to Central
and lli^'li Schools from each of the
following routes:
(1) Proceeding via Cooper  Bridge,
and the ranches of   G, \\\ lOlliott, R,
Hughes, T. R. Powers,   T.   li.   Kirk
patriclf, VV. F. Huffman,and via First
Street Bridge]
(2) From ranch of A. R, Mudie
via Yalo Bridge,
The suooessful tenderer In each
caso will bo required to make ono trip
on tho morning of eaoh school day and
convoy all school pupils who present
themselves along such route, to Central and High Schools, the convey*
alien to be made in a suitable and
satisfactory vehicle with full protection from the weather provided.
Each of the above routes shall be
tendered for separately at so much
per trip The tenders addressed to
the undersigned will be received up
to Tuesday, August 22nd, 1922, at 5
Secretary of Scliool Board.
Assiniboia, Alberta. — A further
programme of improvement of lines
of the.Canadian Pacific in the west
was announced by D. C. Coleman,
vice-president in charge of Western
lines, who is on his way west.
The largest item on the list was
the relaying with one hundred pound
steel of the double track between
iKnnce and  Kenora.
A considerable number of bridges
vvi'l be replaced with more perma*
nent structures.
With respect to work on new
branch lines it w is announced that
the existing gap on the Weyburn-
Lethbridge will bs closed-; the line
from Russell noi th will be completed; the first fifty miles of the
Lanigan northerly line will he fully
equipped for traffic; and the grading
will be continued on the branch lines
from Consul east. In this connection, Mr. Colemnn said; "We had
hoped to announce a larger programme of branch line construction
but until the effect of the freight
rate reductions j st ordered on the
revenues of the railway companies
can be accurately determined, it is
obvious that an ambitious policy ia
out of the question."
Port Hope. - The C. P. R. Port
Hope bridge is fifteen hundred feet
long. It is an interesting question
how long it will require to paint it
and how much paint will be used on
the work. There are at present
eleven men swinging the brushes;
they will be busy for at leaat eight
weeks and three hundred gallons of
paint will spread over the long span.
The work of preparing the girders
is a big job and a tedious one. Men
go over the entire structure with
small picks and hammers removing
all the corroded parts after which
it is brushed down with steel
brushes. A graphite paint is used
and it comes all ready prepared for
the work. The wages of the men
for this job will exceed two thousand five hundred dollars, which
gives some idea what the painting
account for the C. P. R. would
amount to each yeai. There arc tv/o
cars which provide eating and sleeping quarters for lhe men. It is just
seven years ago that this hig structure was given a liberal coat of
Montreal.—Mr. Alfred Price, General Manager Eastern Lines, Canadian Pacific Railway, for over forty
years, who has relinquished his
duties with the railway for an indefinite period, left Montreal on the
C. P. S. "Montrose" recently, bound
for England.
Mr. Price, who is accompanied hy
his daughters Missus •Laura and
Grace Price, wil! spend BOme time at
, Torquay, Devonshire, England, where
It ls hoped Mr. Price's health will be
Several oi Mi. Price's friends
went aboard the "Montrose" to see
him otf. Amongst the Canadian
Pacific officials present were: A. D.
MacTier, Vice-President; James Man-
son, Assistant to Vice-President;
John J. Scully, General Manager
Eastern Lines; W. G. Annable; W.
Ballantyne; Arthur Allan; George
H. Ham; John Leslie, C. P. R. Comptroller, who was accompanied by
Mrs. Leslie and Miss Leslie. There
were several other friends and well-
wishers present. Souvenirs presented to Mr. Price included a pair
of binocular glasses.
Mr. Price's oabin was lavishly decorated with flowers by his friends.
Local apricots   aie   now in
SEALED BIDS arc invited for
the purchase of 5 acres, more or
less, of land in D. L, 536, with irri
gation facilities. This land belongs
to tbe City of Grand Forks and used
in past years as a nuisauce ground.
Sale will be conditional upon agree
ment by purchaser to ciean up prop
erty without delay.
City Clerk.
Fruits  and Vegetables
The time has now arrived for this season's
Fruits and Vegetables, and we have an abundant supply. Try our Teas, Coffees and
Staple Groceries.    They are all Fresh.
Phone 25 H. II. Henderson, Prop.
Lindst.?.—The park Al the C.P.R.
station was laid out a few years ago
and is to-day a veritable bower of
Uauty. Rare taste nnd originality
has been displayed in its upkeep,
and the many who have admired it
express regret that Lindray has not
a few more parte of this nature.
Vancouver. — The Canadian Pacific Railway Company is calling
for tenders for the superstructure
of the new pier which the coinpany
is constructing here for the accommodation of its ocean Hners. The
foundation fill for the pier is already in place. The new work will
give employment to several hundred
men for approximately 12 months.
This is the largest work undertaken
in several years in Vancouvc r by
the Canadian Pacific Railway. The
pier will be 850 feet long and 330
feet wide and its estimated cost ia
about $2,000,000. It is proposed te
have it completed by September SO,
1923. Tenders are to be in by July
Fort William.—One of the finest
mementoes of the recent visit to thi
head of the lakes and c*' rict points
of His Excellency the Governor
General of Canada, Lord Byng of
Vimy, and Lady Byng, is possessed
by A. A. Smith, trainmaster, Canadian Pacific Railway, in the form
of a gold and enamel scarf pin presented to him by the Gevernor-
General. The gift waa made ta
Mr. Smith aa a token of appreciation of the splendid arrangements
made by him for the comfort of tha
Governor General's party daring
their railroad journey from Fort
William to Kenora.
Dr. Tamblyu.of Nelson.Dominion
veterinary surgeon, was in tbe city
yesterday. The dootor was formerly
located in this city.
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours a*
Model Livery Barn
'M. H. Barns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street
Montreal.—Mr. Alfred Priee, General Manager, Eastern Lines, Canadian Pacific Railway, after over
forty years of faithful and most
efficient service, upon the advice of
his physicians, and to tbe great re-
fjret of all, finds it necessary to re-
inquish his duties for an indefinite
period. Mr. Price haa, therefore,
been granted extended Wave ti
Mr. John J. Scully is appon
General Manager, Eastern Lines.
Mr. George Hodge ie appointed
Assistant General Manager, Eastern
r :s.
Mr. W. M. Neal is appointed General Superintendent, Algoma District, succeeding Mr. Scully.
Gait—Work is now being started
on tbe construction of the new depot
of the Lake Erie & Northern and
Grand River railways on upper
Main  street.
The new station will be 88 feet
wide and 75 feet long and will ram
parallel with the railway trades.
The foundation will be of concrete
laid on the piles, while the building
will be constructed of rug brick witk
stone trimmings. The roof will ba
of slate.
The waiting room will be in Oa
centre of the building, with a ticket
office looking out upon the railway
tracks. The baggage room and of"
fice will be located at the north
end and a smoking room and lavatory accommodation at the south
end. The best of materials "will bej
used and all the most modern ideas
in station construction have been
incorporated in the plans.
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Havo you seen the new models? They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coin! 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 peoplo to mount you right.
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
Tbe government has established a
game reserve at Vasseaux lake.
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a superior
grade of Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf stvles.
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western money in
the West.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
The Sun
Job Department
*T*UE value of well-
printed* neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Vi iling cards
Sh'-   ing tags
Price lists
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*
Melon-Growing in the Okanagan
Wiere la ■ certain market-fard-
mr at Sommer-
land. s little Mt-
tlemeat on tha
shores of tha
Okanagan Lake ia
British CelumVi,
who has ■aa'ehte
ten aeres famous
far eaateloupot,
ocr ■ plants and
pepnere. Ha has
iva aerta af cantaloupes from
which laat season
ht shipped 1.200
crates averaging
$3.00 gross par
Thoy are grown
aa the u a o a 1
"hill" system E x
5 ft apart and
well-ratted mixed
farm yard manure is applied ia
the spring.
taken   when  irrigating  tha  meleae
as they won't stand heing drilled.
Tho grower's "long suit" is aaT-
ing hia awn scad aad ha has' brad
distinct strains af peppers, cucumbers aad melons. Tba "Hoodoo"
eantelouae is improving over* yaar.
The seed ia sown under glaaa ia
mid-April and is transplanted twice
before being sat ont ie tha field between the 5th and l»th of Juno. It
to then ready to fruit at the end af
Egg-plante aad peppers aaa paa-
fltablc, tee, in a email way, aad
about *A aero of tho first and tt
aero of the latter is grown and shi
Mr. A. McLsehlan in Mi whiter lettoee
houae, Summerland, B.G.      ,
Great care hae te ba lecalMee that hare acquired a taata
for theae dainties.
9mm tt acre ef early shrfng-ew-
ashen the grower makes at leaat
t pickings ia tha eeawn, taking
from 110-186 boxes at each picking.
TheM average a dear profit of 90
ceats aar hex, tha prices varying
from SO eeerte ap to $200 sctiar*.
lag ta aeaeea.
Another highly profitable line fat-
low* by the same grower to early
lettoee nnder flaee. Laat Christmas
I mw one of tha greeahooaes (18 x
40) fall ef lettuce for the Cbriet-
bh trade around Sumaaerland
alone, about $160.00 of it aad tUa
wfll command a aaaa aa*"
New Type
Latest Style
Columbia Avenue and
Ijjke Street
Furniture  Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
r. c. McCutcheon
.manna iruot
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
YALR IIoTKIi, Fikst Stkkkt
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum prloe of first-class land
reduced to to an aore; sccond-olaae to
(3.60 an acre.
Pre-emption now confined to saw-
veyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural nurnooM
.na which Is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
•trrunge for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but each making
mcoHsary improvements on respective
ciuimii. _,
i"re-emptors must occupy olalms fer
nva years and mako Improvements ta
value of |10 per acre. Including clearing and cultivation of at least { aorta,
beforo receiving Crown Grant.
where pre-emptor ln occupation not
lira than 3 yean, and has made no-
portlonate Improvements, he may, be-
cause of Ill-health, or other cause, bo
tf ranted Intermediate certllleate of Improvement aud transfer hla olaim.
Records without permanent realdence may ba Issued, provided applicant makes Improvementa to extenfof
trtSS par annum and records same each
year. Failure to make improvements
or record (tame will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained In
-".,££," 6 y***a' and tajSovementt
ej»l».00 par acre, including | acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at least t years ars required
Pre-emptor holding Crown gran*
may r.cord another pre-ttntlon. If he
{HS™". i*S£. *• Hta3fi"wai» wa
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements mada
"* «?»*"*« malntalaeri. Crown
(ranted land, m
Uneurveyed areas, wt swiiiUli M
•*«,. may be leased aahorESftsJ;
%****> bo obtained after fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.
ror graaing and Industrial purpoees
areas   exceeding   Me   acres   maybe
uS? b7 °P* **>***a*. <** <wnj»ny.
Mill,  factory or industrial idtee cm
timber land   not   exceeding   «S
may be purchased; conditions ii
payment of eturapacK.
*»*«»»>  ****• Meadows  ln
tSo within wfflS^^iryovSa
yoar a/icr tho conclusion sTUmm
war.    This BHvO^Hri™' ■"
No fot
due or ,.
> feee relating to r»-—lilm* *a>*
Quanta, HE
Provlalon tax ntara et
****&,**• anJbeen paid ^
«. UU, on account of paymenuTn
or uk. on soldiers' pre-emption..
Interest on agreements to thutiImss
town oetMj lou beta hy m^Sfirf
Ustraent to March MTuST    .
Crown  nasts ta _
Crown  Lands,  acquiring
purchasecs wbo failed    to
purchase, Involving fot* "'
Ailment Of conditions of
terest and taxaa.
urs do not claim _.
wbals   area.      .
made by May 1.
Grazing  Act,   lttt,  for
development of ttvwtock il
vidua for grasing district
administration   i    "
Annual gracing
on numbers i
llslicd    owners.      Btoek-owneas   may
form Aasoolatloos for range manua-
for ....
to ten
 „ ^— ****• nuui mmiaas-
int. Free, or pardaBy freo, permits
- Hcttlera, •**-./**-, er traatffisn <eo
ten head.
I have opened a now harness shop and am prepared
to mak» harness to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modem machinery. All work
C. A. Crawford
N«u TalaphwM Offiaa


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