BC Historical Newspapers

BC Historical Newspapers Logo

BC Historical Newspapers

The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Aug 25, 1922

Item Metadata


JSON: xgrandforks-1.0340991.json
JSON-LD: xgrandforks-1.0340991-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): xgrandforks-1.0340991-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: xgrandforks-1.0340991-rdf.json
Turtle: xgrandforks-1.0340991-turtle.txt
N-Triples: xgrandforks-1.0340991-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: xgrandforks-1.0340991-source.json
Full Text

Full Text

Gi^ -ty'i*
the center of Grand Forka valley, tho
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
Kettle Valley Orchardist
THF SHIM is the favorite news'
111L1 IJfJLl paper of the citizens
of the district, lt 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
"Tell me what you Know is true:
II can luesa as well aa you.
Beven Miles of tho Road,
Just Repaired After the
Forest Fire, Once More
A cloudburst of terrific
force and covering a large
area occurred in the North
Fork district last Saturday
above Lynch, and the road,
which had jusj been reopened
to traffic after being  repaired
Jonathan Is the Favorite
Variety; Cox Probably
Leads in Order of
To ascertain the arrpreoiation of
the different varieties of apples in
Qreat Britain, J. Forsyth Smith,
Dominion fruit commissioner, made
up a questionaire and gave it to
iome seventy of tbe wholesale buyers of boxed apples in the United
Kingdom, asking them to mark op
of the damage  done  by the >site each„ variety 0D tbe  list tbp
r -       . .      . , figures 1. 2, 3, 4 to indicate that  in
forest fire, is again  impassa
ble this week. However,
Gene-ial Road Foreman Donaldson has a crew of men
repairing and clearing the
road, and he states that it
will again be fit for traffic by
the beginning of next  week.
Dr. Donaldson, who was
up in that district at the time,
says that the cloudburst was
heralded by the roar and
thunder of a cyclone, and as
it advanced trees, rocks and
boulders came down the
mountain-side and covered
the road, and from the road
the debris slid down into the
river, in many places carrying the roadbed with it and
causing huge washouts. In
some places the debris nearly
filled the river from bank to
bank. All the small bridges
and culverts that had been
replaced after the forest fire
were washed out.
Luckily no loss of human
life has been reported, and as
far as known very little, if
any, damage was doue to
ranch property, although
some sections of the lowlands
were badly flooded.
It is said that the deluge
opened up a few promising
mineral prospects on the
North Fork wagon road.
their judgment it nas either, (1) a
popular variety in strong demand:
(2) a less popular variety but still
acceptable; (3) a variety of whicb
limited quantities only should be
shipped; (4) *\ definitely unacceptable variety.
Tbe following varieties were
placed iu Class 1 by a majority of
votes: Jonathan, Newtown, Cox,
Winesap, Spy, Mcintosh, Spifsten-
be g, Winter Banana. The Jobna-
than received the best vote of all,
68 dealers placing it in Class 1 and
three in Class ii. The Newtown was
next with 00 votes for Clnss 1 an*(i
for Class 2. Then followed Cox with
60 for Class 1 and 6 for Class 2,
Winesap with 49 for Class 1 and Id
for Class 2, Spy with 46 for Class 1
nnd 18 for class 2, Mcintosh with
43 for Class 1, 17 for Class 2, 7 for
Class 3 and 2 for Class 4; Spitzenberg witb 39 forCiass 1, 25 for Clnss
2; Wealthy with 29 lor Class 1, 28
for Clnss 2, 10 for Class 3 and 1 for
Class 4, and Winter Banana witb
20 votes for Class 1, 19 for Class 2,
11 for Class 3 and 8 for Class 4.
The above, of course, does not indicate relative values of the different
varieties on the market, The order
of value would probably be as follows: Cox, Newtown, Winesap,
Jonathan, Spitzenberg, Wealthy.
Winter Banana.
The following varieties were placed in Class 2 by a majority of votes:
Bome Beauty, Wagner, Stayman,
Sutton Beauty, Salome, Grimes
Anna L. McKinnon, Aged
11, Victim of Drowning
Accident While Bathing
With Companions
As They Used to Tell It
Here is .< Canadian bear story re«
printed in tbe London Times of
1869. The writer was evidently not
very well up in our geography, but
his imagination wa» well developed:
We have just received intelligence
of another terrible bear catastrophe
in our colony of Canada. The Bad
affair occurred iu a small village
called Toronro, a few miles from
Winnipeg, on the main line of tbe
Union Pacific railway, and not far
from tbe main station at Hudson's
Bay. It appears tbat a settler named
John Shaw, who was president of
tbe Fire, Water and Gas club, was
on his way home from one of its
meetings, and when almost at his
own door a huge grizzly sprang
upon him from tbe adjoining forest.
Tho snow at the time wss eight feet
deep, and the thermometer 50 below
zero, and the unfortunate man be.
ing without snowshoes and only
armed with an ordinary shotgun,
was unable to cope wiib the savage
beast, and consequently was team
fully mangled. His cries, however,
brought to the spot some half-
breeds who lived in tbe wigwams
near  the  edge  of   tbe bush, and
Mere Sound and Fury
A lank, disconsolate looking person stood on the steps
of the town hall during a political meeting. "Do you
know who's talking in there
now," demanded a stranger
briskly,pausing for a moment
beside him. "Or are you just
going inr
"No, sir; I've just come
out," said the man decidedly.
"Congressman Snifkins is
talking in there."
"What about?" asked the
"Well,"said the man, passing his hand across his forehead in a puzzled manner,
"hedidn't say."
Anna L. McKinnon, aged about
11 years, was drowned in the Kettle river about 5 o'clock yesterday
afternoon wbile bathing with some
companions near G. C: Brown's
property. Tbe body was not re
covered until fully an hour after
tbe accident occurred, as the water
at this place is very deep and it was
difficult to find a good swimmer
and diver.
The unfortunate cbild was a
daughter of D. A. MoKinnon, who
ls now on a trip to tbe coast. It is
not likely that funeral arrangements
will be mado until he returns home.
from time to time, and  British Columhia shippers are advised to   gov-
rn themselves accordingly.
The Western Jobbers prefer to
handle British Columbja fruit, all
things lienjual.
.8 I .ou
2s  und  4   li.sk I
I'uaehes, No.
Peaches,  No
crates 8,5
Plums, No. ls      1.10
Plums, No. 2s 95
Apricots (scraco) No. ls      1.50
Apricots, No   2s      1 20
tipe Tomatoes   	
Green Tomatoes	
Transparent Crubapples, No. 1
Transparent Crubapples, No. 2
Early apples up to and including    Duchess,   mixed    cars,
App' cs  crates	
Apple--, straight ears, 10c less.
Pears, No. Is 	
Pears, No. 2*.	
Pears, No. 3	
Apples,   Wealthies,    in     two
grados, No. ls	
Apples, Wealthies, crates, consisting of some ls with all
tlle 2s and 3s but no culls. .
Potatoes, per ton  30.00
Cabbage, per ton   30.00
Beets and carrots, per ton   30.00
Turnips, per ton  30.00
Onions, per ton    40.00
Citron, per ton   20.00
Vegetable marrow, per tou   16.00
1 40
A Movement Is on Foot
in Calgary to Preyent
the Slaughtering of
Consignment Goods
these, with'the help of the members
of the Fire club, wbo had also been
attracted by the cries, soon des«
patched the brute. The bear was
found to measure eighteen feet
from snout to tip of tail. Tbe town
hax since tbe beginning of winter
been overrun with bears, and it ie
not safe to venture out at night
without a good rifle and a lantern.
The unfortunate settler was carried
to the hospital at New York, the
nearest town, and we are glad to
learn that he is doing as well as can
be expected.
Washington, Aug. 21.—Forecast:
Northeast, north of latitude 36 and
east of meridian 90: Highest temperatures near August 23 and 28,
lowest neai 26 and 31; average near
normal; most severe storms and
most rain during week centering on
26, distributed about as for past
two months; more than usual rain.
Crop weather of this section above
I {Northwest, north of latitude 36,
betmeen meridian 90 and crest of
Rockies: Highest temperatures near
19, 24 and 28, lowest near 22, 26
and 31; average normal; more than
usual rain; most rain during week
centering on August 26, distributed
about as for past two months. Crop
weather about normal; bent s utb
of highlands.
Pacific Slope: Lowest temperatures
near 20, 26 and 31, highest near 24
aDd 29; average above normal; less
than usual rain, but some increase
over past months; not good crop
A  woman'   seldom  writes
I her mind except in postscript.
Calgary, Aug. 22.—The weither
has been unsettled during the past
week, finishing up warm with bright
Harvesting is getting into full
swing, many harvesters arriving.
Farmers are disinclined to hire help
in advance of their need, and available men are shifting for themselves.
Business in tbe fruit line is dull,
very little canning fruit now offer*
ing. Blackberries are arriving in a
mouldy condition and some are being jobbed at less than express
Transparent crabs are on the
market without color or grade; size
is fair, They are quoted at 12, but
none are moving. Any cherries on
the market are selling at a linn
There is a movement on foot here
to prevent slaughtering consignment
goods, which will go a long way to
stabilize prices when it is consummated. It is reported here that
peaches from Washington quoted
under 65 cents per box will be considered dumping and that the
dumping clause will be enforced
It has been suggested that all con
signments without sale from the
United States Bhould be considered
as dumping. Apples arriving from
British Columbia are excellent in
color and quality. The only poor
apples seen bere are Washington
face and fill. Eighty one boxes of
these were noticed in the city mar*
ket, and it is believed tbey were
jobbed af $100 for the lot. These
apples did not arrive in a pool car.
It has been learned that tbe only
advance prices settled at tbe Vernon
conference were Wealthy applies,
No. ls, $1.40; cjates, $1.
Washington advance prices are
printed in.the opposite columu. It
is expected tbst these will be shaded
Washington Advance
F. O. B. Shipping
Point Quotations
Bartlett pears will be moving within the next few days; 180s aud larger
will exceed 10 per cent; 193s at $1.65
f.o.b. per box.
Elburta   peaches will   move commencing about the last week   in  August; 84s and larger will   not  exceed
10 der cent; smaller at 60c   per  box.
Ex. C ■
Fancy Fancy Grade
Jonathans $1.50 81.30 81.10
Home Beauty   1.65    1.40    1.15
Dolioious   2.25    2 00    1.75
GrimesGolden  1.75    1.50    1.25
Winesaps  1.75   1.50    1.25
Staymans   1.75    140    1.15
Spitzenbergs    1.75    1.50    1.25
Yellow Newtons....  l.f.O     1.40    1,15
Arkansas Blacks..  1.75    1.50    125
Black Twigs    1.65    1.40    1.15
Ganos    1.65    1.40    1.15
Ben Davis    1.40    1.20    1.00
Washington salesmen are offering
to store apples purchased now for
winter trade to be dolivored at eus
tomer' request ou tlio following terms:
$200 per ear cash upon confirmation
of the order, one third of invoice
whon placed into cold storage, und
one third January 1, 1923, and the
balance, togotlior with storage, insurance, etc., when shipped.
Receivrs a Majority of 24
Over Two Competitors
at the Provincial Convention in Vancouver
■ Vancouver,Aug. 24.—Hon.
W. J. Bowser remains leader
of tlio provincial Conservative
—beg pardon, Liberal Con-
sorvativc party,
The result was obtained on
the first ballot, the figures being: VV. J. Bowser 252, H. II.
Stevens 201, S. L, Howe 27.
When the victor's total was
announced and before the
others could be read out the
convention, led liy the unsuccessful candidates joined in a
volley of cheers thai lasted
for more than five minutes.
Hon. H. 11. Stevens^ M.P.,
and S. L. Howejointly moved
that the decision be made
unanimous and both were ac
corded an almost equally
riotous demonstration in recognition of their "sporting
The result was made known
before midnight at the conclusion ofthe second day of the
provincial convention of the
Liberal-Conservative • Asso
ciation ot British Columbia,
one ofthe stormiest political
gatherings ever held in the
history of the province.
The convention resumed at
10 o'clock Wednesday morn
ing and continued ts deliberations on matters of policy
and perfected the organization of the united forces of
the pany in both provincial
and federal politics.
Noted Potato Specialist
Visits the Province
The province of British Columbia
has been foreunate in receiving u
visit from such a noted authority on
potato diseases aud seed certiticution
work as Dr. Link, specialist in market pathology, United States department of agriculture, Washington, D. C, Tbe information whicb
Ur. Link bas obtained after several
years.of careful investigation both
in the laboratory and among potato
growers in various parts of the
United States is of the greatest value
to the potato industry in North
During hiB short stay in tbis
province he visited, in company
with Mr. Tice, some of the leading
seed potato growers iu Saanich, Victoria, Comox and Chilliwack.
Ur. Link particularly emphasized
the necessity for careful inspection
in connection with seed potato certification work on account of tbe
wide prevalence of two sorious dis
eases, namely, leaf roll aud mosaic,
lbe   organisms for these two dis
The following in the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the paHt week, as recorded by the government thermometer ou ti, V. Law's ranch:
18-Friday    94
18 -Saturday     SI
20 Sunday  84
21 -Monday   87
22 —Tuesday  87
215    Wednesday.. 82
21    Thursday  98
....^mm%^****U   ■ ■ ■ 0.00
eases have not yet been isolated. Id
the eastern states it has been sbown
tbat apliiils transfer tbe virus from
diseased to healthy plants. Here,
where tliere are no aphids on potatoes, it is probable that infection
is carried by otlier insects. Experiments are required to determine
what these insects are.
The necessity for isolation and
early rogueing of certified seed potato plots was emphasized by the
doctor, ln one case in particular
certified seed had been used in three
quarters of the acreage; ordinary
seed in the reBt. The certified sei d
rows were found to be producing
three to four times as many potan
toes. Uiseases, however, were found
to be very prevalent in the ordinary
seed. The result was tbat the certi-
tilied seed rows were becoming infected by insects feeding on the di--
eased plants of lhe ordinary seed. THE   STJN,   GBAND   FORKS,   B. C.
Wait (gratti. 3farka &xm
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)      1.50
Addresr • " -—■-"■■-'cations to
Thk Grand Fokks Sun,
PuonkIOIR - Grand Forks, B. C;
At the provincial convention of the Conservative party in Vancauver on Tuesday
Hon. W. J. Bowser was electeil leader of the
party on the first ballot by a majority of 24
over H. H. Stevens and S. L. Howe, the vete
qeing: Bowser 252, Steven 201, Howe 27.
The action of the convention will do the Liberal party of tho province no harm
In a recent speech in New York, Signor
Marconi, the man who first made wireless
communication possible, announced that he
has worked out a metho 1 of directing radio
waves 'nstead of permitting tliem to scatter
broadcast. He does it by means of what he
calls "reflectors," the construction of which he
did not clearly explain. He believes that the
invention will be valuable not only in sending
messages in a single direction but in controlling messages that are sent out to sea from
stations on the shore, so that ships can determine their exact distance from land.
Audubon clubs to the Candian schools. On
June 1, 1921, there were 1,676,743 junior
Audubon members. Application for the formation of a club may be made by the teacher
to the president of the National Audubon
Society, New York, as soon as twenty-five
pupils have enrolled their names and paid the
fee of 10 cents, which entitles each to receive
in return the club button and 30 cents' worth
of excellently colored pictures of birds, ac-
compauied by a leaflet giving an account of
the bird's, habits and an outline drawing to be
colored in by the child. A year's subscription
to Bird Lore, the well known ornithological
publication, is also sent to the teacher in
charge. The parks branch has communicated
with the educational departments in the different provinces and with a very few exceptions
they have granted permission to have this
work carried on.
E. G. Henniger Co.
Novelists should bo careful and accurate
observers; but they sometimes make queer
slips. They seem to be especially hazy about
the moon, which they all appreciate for its
esthetic anrl romantic value, but which some
of them understand in no other relation. A
recent novel by one of the cleverest of English women writers describes the heroine as
gazing absorbed at a new moon, "a rim of sil
ver rising slowly through the trees." As the
new moon always rises when the sun is high
in the heavens and can not be seen at all un
til, at sunset, it stands well to the west ofthe
zenith, the heroine had good reason to gaze
with "wide eyes" at the phenomenon she saw.
The greatest obstacle to the proper devel-
ment of technical training in the future is the
lack of close cooperation between the authorities of the great technical educational institutions of this country and the men who have
charge of the great industries for whom the
graduates of these institutions have finally got
to go to woak.   In these days of specialized
business, it is pathetic to see a young person,
who has to make his or her career,  taking  a
purely academic education and expecting to
go out into the world and compete with those
who have specialized in their education.    No
greater service could be performed than to direct the minds of these young persons in some
spcialized channel. Educators are molding the
raw material.  Industrial concerns have the
planls to help produce the finished product.
Both   the educator   and    the  industrialist
want to help the young man and woman along.
The   educator  can be of great help to the
industrialist. On the other   hand, the  men
leading the great industries can be of great
help to the educator, and  between the two
they can be of infinite help.
If lire had been kept oat of Canada's forests
tor the past century, we might liivo cut al
the timber that lias been cut in that  time and
itill have as  much timber standing as when
confederation was consummated.   That is to
sty, thu  annual  growth would have been as
great as tli'; annual cut. But, beaause the annual growth  has not been so great as the an-
nualcut plus the losses through fire, our for-
usts have been deteriorating. The first   thing
! i do  is  to stop the ravages of fire, and the
ii jxt thing is to get uow  forests growing  on
:i in-agricultural lauds, Canadian forests have
vonderful rocuperative powers, and, if these
..i iwers wore assisted by natural and artificial
i >ediug, and by planting, the tido would  soon
.j turned ami the annual growth increased
i i a point whore it would exceed  tho  annual
oat.    Tho  need for prompt action is not be-
iuse( Janada is in the midst of a timber famine
iow,  but  because it takes a tree half a cen
tury or more to reach a   merchantable size,
nul, if famine is to avoided, Canadians must
exercise forethought.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
Established 1910
Real Estate and Insurance
Reddest Agent Grnnd Forks Townsite
Company, Limited
Farms     Orchards     City Property
Agenti ut* Nelsou, Calgary, Winnipeg and
other Prairie points.  Vanoouver Agents:
Established ln 1910. wo are In a position to
furnish Tollable information concerning this
Write lor (res lltorature
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
In offering to renew the 5£ per cent Canadian government bonds maturing December 1 at
the same rate of interest as is carried by the
maturing bonds, and allowing a bonus of one
month's interest, the minister of finance is
making a material concession to the Canadian
investor, as this rate is higher than Was paid
on the recent Canadian loan in New York.
The high class of the security, which is the
very best that can be offered in Canada, and
the liberal rate of interest should lead to large
investments in these Dominion bonds. Attention is directed to the official advertisement
giving details.
Mr. Vaudervelde, the Belgian socialist just
back from Moscow, says that "the trains are
running, the theaters are well filled, there is
plenty of life in the streets, the shops are
open and perfect order prevails." But "there
arc more soldiers than we ever saw in Berlin,
and more beggars than in Italy." A regime
that multiplies soldiers and beggars is not
the workingman's paradise that the communists proclaimed.
cAncient History
Items Taken From The Orand Forks Sun for the Corresponding
JWeok Twenty Yeara Ago
After a two months' shutdown, tho Granby umolto r
will be blown in on Monday.
Tho warm wave appears to have resurrected a second
lease of lifo.
The steam laundry closed down last Tuesday on ac ■
count of lack of pati'onugo.
J, A. .Smith has disposed of his interest in tho Grand
Korks liirestment and Trust company, and left yesterday
morning for Spokane, whom he will engage iu some in
dustrial business. Mr. Smith was tendered a complimentary dinner by his friends on Wednesday evening.
Mrs. W. D. Davey and daughter Ethel dopartod yos-
terday morning for a visit to Victoria.
Tho local aerio of Eagles will givo an oxcursion to
Curlow lake over tho Hot Air road on Sunday.
Wood and
for Sale
Office  at
R.   F.   Petrie's
Phone 64
C.V. Meggitt
Beal Estate and Insurance
Exoelloiit ftu'llltles for soiling your farms
We have agouti at   all   Coast and  Prnlrle
Reliable Information ronrdins; this distrct
cheerfully furnished,
sollolt  your  in-
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forka, II. C.
It is as easy to suppress the truth as it is to
hold a co.ik under water; but you can keep
neither cork nor truth under forever.
The Canadian national parks branch, which
has charge of the administration of the migra ■
tory birds convention act in Canada, has arranged with the National Association of Audubon Societies for an extension of its work
in  connection   with the  formation of junior
circle o/ioveW
f\ if It assortment of wedding rings is a most complete
*J one. You can purohase one here of the degree of
fineness you have in mind and at the price you wish to
pay. Jeweled wedding rings are finding favor with recent
brides. You might call his attention to this last line,
Miss Aboutto»be>Mrs.
Your sight is the guardian angel of your other  senses.
Our expert will fit your eyes with the proper glasses.
BRIDGB STRRBT    f       f*     ran x wswar (.n    JBWBLBR
GBAND FORKS     **•    *-**   MAM M*\MM\      OPTICIAN
Dominion Monumental Works
Asbestos Products Go. Booting
BOX 332     BRAND FORKS, B. C.
City   Real Estate  For
Applications for immediate purchase ol Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices ***** From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Termsi—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 be sure in the directory.
The woods are yours
to enjoy, but only if
you keep them green
BANFF Indian Day—always the third Monday and
Tuesday in July, was this year the most successful of
its kind ever held in the thirty-two years since its inauguration. An atmosphere of festivity prevailed the two days the
tribe of six hundred Stoney Indians were at Banff, the centre of that most beautiful part of thc Canadian Pacific
No place in the world could have a more perfect setting
for an event such as this, and what could bc more picturesque
than thc Tschantoga Indians "people of thc woods," in
their native costumes amid these Great Hills. There is a
dignity and poise to these people of the woods — calm,
strong faces with character written in every line and seam
of their countenances.
The parade started at nine thirty, and circled around the
main street twice before going to the Banff Springs Hotel.
The streets en route to the hotel were thronged with residents and tourists, and thc steps of thc hotel and court were
densely packed with onlookers, for the distribution of prizes
for thc best native costumes took place here. The Governor
General and Lady Byng, who were on their way west over
thc C.P.R., were among those who viewed the proceedings.
Lady Margaret Boscawen, sister of Baron Byng, presented
the prizes won.
The parade was most spectacular, and combined with the
sports it was well worth travelling hundreds of miles to see.
The chiefs rode at thc head of the procession and looked
picturesque in their costumes of buck-skin and bead work,
and gay headpieces of feathers and ermine. Not only were
thc natives decked out in their gala attire, but the horses also
shared in the pomp and splendour. Their trappings were
made of buckskin, with patterns worked ln beads, thc coloring and designs of superb workmanship. Skins were also
used, and trappings of bea.I work and ermine. A few
horses were painted in symmetrical designs af various col
ors. Thc higher thc rank of their rider lhe more beautiful
and costly thc trappings.
Thc snorts were held in the encampment grounds on on>
side of which the Ijldians bad erected their picturesque
wigwams. .* Thc grand stand was packed and thousands
were present, and never in the history of Banff was this
event so well attended. Cars were lined up in all direr
tions, and hundreds of tourists, and many residents wen
on horse-back, which added to the varied scene.
Tlie sports consisted nf races of various kinds; two mile,
one mile and.half mile dash. There was wrestling oi,
horseback, bow and arrow contest, pitching  tepee and a
Lab'y Margaret Bojcawen and ChieJ HooHoo
in lhe Courtyard of ide Csanff (3prinqsMol«l.
bucking contest. Three money prize:; were given for each
race. Thc Governor General, Lady Byng and party attended, and later left for Lake I-ouise. The cowboy race
was the most spectacular. There was a pole at each end of
the course, which the horses had to go around, and as they
appeared to get there almost simultaneously, it was a wild
jumble of horses and riders apparently on top of one another.
Thc setting for this scene was perfect. Hills well timbered with dark spruce and pine, and behind tliem the mountains in a dull grey haze—due to the distant forest fires.
Against this setting thc tepees stood, white with the top a
cinnamon brown, smoked from camp fires within. Many
were of brilliant colors, beautifying thc encampment
grounds still further. The excitement of the afternoon
nvcr, the Indian families returned to their own quarters, and
the little played on the green grass in front of their tepees.
Some of the men and women reclined on sfcins or blankets
iu thc cool of the early evening. Squaws went to the brook
for water, others eame from tbe woods with arm fills of
faggots, and soon fires were started for supper, and their
flames leapt into the air, adding more color to this already
brilliant scene. c-
Thc Indian Day Committee are to be congratulated on
living Canada tbis annual event, which is so typical of
primal days, and the beauty of which is in keeping with
these great hills which were theirs till the white man came.
Many of the officials of the day were Indian Chiefs, wbo
very efficiently did their share toward making Indian Day
the success it undoubtedly proved to be.
Developing Canada's Oriental Trade
(With its fleet of fast-moving, luxuriously fitted steamers, trans-continental
express train services, and chain of palatial hotels, the Canadian Pacific Company have laid an easy highway around
the world, and .another link between
West and East has been established by
the magnificent new steamer "Empress
of Australia,' which recently joined the
trans Pacific service from Vancouver to
Yokohama, Kobe, Nagasaki, Shanghai,
Manila and Hong-Kong.
The "Empress of Russia" and "Empress of Asia" are already well known
on the Pacific Ocean, and accommodation on these steamers has always been
difficult to obtain owing to their popularity. With the addition of the still
larger steamers, "Empress of Canada"
and 'Empress of Australia," sailings
from Vancouver will now be so frequent as to provide in conjunction with
the Canadian Pacific Atlantic Empresses a fortnightly through service
from Europe. It is now recognized
that the Canadian Pacific route to the
Orient is quite as easy for the traveller
as the all-sea routes, and is, of course,
much shorter. Yokohama is reached
from Britain in less than three weeks,
and Hong Kong in four weeks.
The "Empress of Australia" is the
biggest'commercial vessel to pass
through the Panama Canal. The vessel Is 588    feet in length, 75 feet in
fcteadth, 46 f ett 3 inches in depth to up
per deck, and of about* ilmHH) tons
gross. She Is of the shelter deck type,
with a continuous bridge above, extending the full length of the ship, and thc
lower and upper promenade decks tally
half the length. She has a straight
stem, an elliptical stern, three funnels,
and two masts, and has a very beautiful
appearance. She has splendid accommodation for 400 first class, 165 second class, 360 third class, and 670
Asiatic steerage passengers, and a
crew of about 520. The first class dining saloon (with accommodation for
37Q sitters), the flrtt class ladies'
room, the first class smoke room, and
the first class writing room are all decorated in the Louis XVI. style; the first
class lounge in the Empire style, and
thc swimming bath in the Pompeilan
style, while there are alto a first class
card room, a verandah cafe, a children's room, an electric bam, a splendid
entrance hall and ladies'and gentlemen's
hairdressing rooms — these and all the
staterooms being furnished and decorated in the most comfortable and tasteful manner. The vessel Is propelled by
two sets of Curtis-Parsons turbines,
driving twin screws through Fottinger
hydraulic transformer gear, indicating
about 18,000 s.h.p., and giving the vessel
a service speed of 17 knots. Steam is
supplied by 14 water tube boilers each
fitted with three furnaces, and having a
working pressure of 240 Ibt. The vessel is an oil burner. t
Since  1886 tht    Canadian    Pacific
Railway and thf Canadian
Steamships have been making record
after record on tht Pacific and are now
many miles in the had of other steamship and transforation cower hi opes*
ating on tht Pacific. «
The year 1887 saw tbe establishment
of a regular trans-Padfic service, with
thret chartered steamships, the Batavia,
the Parthla, and tht Abyssinia. The
letter's first outbound cargo consisted
of 40 tons of freight Three years
later, in July, 1890, the Canadian Pacific concluded a contract with tht British Government providing ior a small
subsidy of «60,000 a year, with tha
services of three twin-screw steamships
between Vancouver, Japan, and China.
To fulfil the terms of this contract, tha
Empress of India, the Empress of
China, and the Empress of Japan were
specially built. These steamers wert
of about six thousand tons each, dross
register, and began their work in 1891.
With the arrival of the Empress of
Australia, the company inaugurates a
service whereby a steamer will leave
Vancouver every two weeks for the
Some of the Canadian Pacific ships
on the Pacific now are:
Empress of Canada .. .. ....   22,500
Empress of Australia    21,400
Empress of Asia  ..   .... ....    16,907
Empress of Russia    16,810
Empress of Japan .. ,, .....     5,940
Monteagle u, **. m *m ,*. ,.    6,163
New Westminster— According to
Mr. Grant Hall, vice-president of tht
C. P. R., Messrs. *'■ Murphy, general manager of western lines;
George Allen, K.C, of South Winni-
peg; F. W. Peters, general superintendent for B. C, and Mr. Ed.
Goulet, local agent, who met Mayor
J. J. Johnston, Mr. W. G. McQuarrie,
M.P., and members of the council
and board of trade, recently, in tht
mayor's office, the C. P. R. will adhere to its promise made some yeara
ago to establish a union depot, joint
trackage and wharf facilities in the
Royal City, with the Canadian National Railway, formerly the Canadian Northern Railway Company.
Winnipeg. — "We hope to havt
the missing link in tha Estevan-
Lethbridge line closed up in plenty
of time to haul wheat out of that
section this fall by the new route,"
suid D. C. Coleman, vice-president
of the C. P. R. western lines, recently.
A local passenger service, ht
added, would be installed there foi
the present. There are thirty-sevea
miles over which no service it being
given in the broken link.
Eighteen miles of this distance
have rails laid. Nineteen r-.iles mutt
be constructed to link up the long-
projected new line tbrough Southern
Alberta to Lethbridge connecting
with the Crow's Nest Pass line.
Mr. Coleman said conditions
through the West were looking better, according to his reports.
Hamilton. — Announcement wat
made recently by Jas. Lahey, manager of the local office of the C.P.R.
Telegraph Co., that in future, tha
head office here will remain open all
night for the transmission and receiving of messages. Telegraph
offices are considered the business
and industrial barometers of any
community, so that it is significant
that an all-night service hat bean
found necessary.
"It has been evident to us for
aome time that business conditions
were rapidly returning to normal,"
said Mr. Lahey. "There has been a
noticeable increase in the volume of
business in our office."
Historic Lies
Two of the most famous lies relate
to the last hours of Nelson. Kvory-
one knows that the real signal at Trafalgar which he ordered was, ''Nelson
expects every man to do his dnty."
The   other   lie is   about the coat he
wore on his quarter deck. He is reported to have silenced tho iinpor
tunity of hia ollicers, entreating him
to conceal the stars on his breast, by
saying, "In honor I gained them,
and in honor I will die with them."
This is great style, but it is untrue
Dr. Arnold heard the facts from Sir
Thomas Hardy. Nelson wore on  the
day of battle the same coat he had
worn for weeks, having the Order of the
Bath embroidered upon it, and when
his friends expressed somo apprehension of the badge, he answered that
he was aware of tho danger, but that
t was "too late then to shift his coat."
The fabricated saying ib magnificent;
why destroy it?
A "Careful Crossing" campaign
is now going on in the United
States. The public are advised to
stop, look and listen at railroad
crossings. An article by J. W.
Ludden in St. Paul Pioneer Pratt
"Virtually all accidents at grade
crossings could be averted if tht
public using the highways would exercise reasonable care, the engineers contend.
"The railroads are doing all they
can to prevent these accidents. Thty
believe that co-operation of the public is necessary.
"Automobiles were involved in It
pe. cent of the 1920 crossing accidents; 1,791 persona were killed,
6,077 were injured, of whom 116
died  subsequently."
While deaths from railway crossing accidents in Canada are not so
numerous as in the United States
there have been too many. Some
auto drivers thinking they can beat
a train to a crossing beat it to
Montreal. — Not only does the
Canadian Pacific Kailway recognise
acts of bravery by its own employees, but it acknowledges them
when performed by those outside its
service. This was shown when the
Canadian Pacific recently applied to
the Canadian Royal Humane Society
for recognition for Samuel J. Dixon,
of Pendleton, Ontario, for his gallantry in saving Miss Amelia Boud-
reault, of St. Pauscal, Ontario, from
serious injury or probable death.
At the suggestion of Mr. A. D.
MacTier, vice-president, C.P.R., several affidavits from witnesses of the
incident and others bearing on the
coirage and presence of mind displayed by Mr. Dixon were supplied
to the Royal Humane Society, and
as a result the society has decided
to grant a medil for bravery to him.
The incident happened at 6.80 p.m.
on February lltli last, when Miss
Boudreault, who was lute for the
train, run after it as it was leaving
Pendleton station, und in attempting
to board it fell between the end of
the platform und the train wheels.
Affidavits of several witnesses pay
a tribute to tbe pluck displayed by
Mr. Dixon. They show that as he
was walking on the platform he noticed the young lady clinging to ths
bars of a couch. Ji;st aa he reached
her she released her hold and fell,
her head striking the oil waste box
of tho car truck. This swung hor
around with her feel on tha rail.
Part of the train hit her, throwing
her head und shoulders across the
rail. At this instant Mr. Dixon grabbed her and pulled her clear of the
moving train wheels. While holding
her until thc train passed out, Mr.
Dixon himself was hit on the head
by a coach step. The injured woman
was taken to the C.P.R. agcnt'B residence and attended by the local
doctor. She recovered seon afterwards, and admitted that there was
no one to blame for the occurrenca
hut herself. -**-*-*  '—'—
A Harsh Critic
The gentleman dining at the table
nearest to the orchestra got up from
his chair and approached the orchestra
"Do you ever play by request?" lie
"Certainly, sir." replied tho do-
lighted musician
"Then," said the diner, "I wonder
if you and your mon would be so good
as to play a game of dominoes until
I've finished my lunch?"
Are Not the
Only Things
These Days
ffl 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
ffl If you are to make
the most of your
opportunities selling
Merchandise, it will
pny 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.   URAND   FORKS,   B. C.
News of the Gity
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Henniger returned on Saturday from Rochester,
Minn. Tbe many friends of Mrs.
Heanigerwill be glad to learn that
at tbe Mayo brothers hospital her
ailment was pronounced aa being ot
a minor nature, and not cancer as
bad been supposed. She is now
rapidly regaining her usual health.
Mr. Henniger underwent an operation aud had his tonsils removed
while at Hochestes.
Robert Lawson and Haroid Brink-
man and families wore jumped un
the North Fork above Lynch creek
last Saturday when the cloudburst
occurred. Tliey tiually fffade their
wuy to Lynch creak after encountering s mn' dingers and rainy dif -
Acuities, and after being cotnpell ed
to sleep iu the open one night on
the way. Their cars are still up
there, and will remain there until
tbe road is reopend.
In the case of W. Ubilmers,
charged with selling liquor, whioh
came up before Magistrate Neil Mc-
CBllum in the police court yester-
diy.accused was given a six months'
suspended sentence under 8500
Mrs. Wm. Cooper and Mrs. Dan
Wilson last week staked what is said
to be a very good liourspar showing
in the North Fork district.
Robert D. Smith, youngest son
of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Smith, of
t.iis city, was married in Victoria
ou the 15th iust. to Miss Maud
Creech of that city.
Mr. and Mrs. B. Lequime, of
Midway, und their daughter, Mrs.
V. Jaeger, and her two children, of
California, were guests at tbe home
of Jack Leamy on Saturday,
Gunning   Rather    Than
An Englishman who had
once seen an Amarican fox
running before a hound wrote
that the American fox is much
slower than its English cousin
As a matter of fact, the Englishman's assertion, which by
the way appeared in an encyclopedia, is really a tribute
to the superior cunning of
the American fox. Reynard,
says Charles D. Stewart in
the Atlantic Monthly, could
have run a good deal faster
had he thought it wise to do
A fox surprised by a hound
in a small patch of woods will
run across the open at astonishing speed.    Then he  not
only   will slow up  but may
even sit down on  some con-
venieut elevation   and   look
back.   He  keeps    his    wits
about    him;    he    wants   to
know    what    is   going  on.
Whenthehonnd  has  struck
his stride  the fox  will soon
gauge it and lead him a chase.
Anyone  who sees  the chase
and knows that the honnd is
slow becomes an admirer of
the witty Reynard and will
be likely to say  that the fox
is running slowly just to tease
tha dog.   Indeed, many  entertaining writers have said
so; but a veteran hunter would
not so interpret  the action of  tbe
fox.    He well knows that when a
fox gets half a mile or so ahead  of
him nnd skulks al mg at  a  sot distance out of sight, it is not doing  it
to tease him.  The fox is not so human as lhat. The plain fact is that
the fox will not retreat before a dog
any faster than the dog drives  him.
That is because it is naturally cun
The cily has received notice lhat
the Great Northern railway has
mude application to the railway
commission for permission lo move
its depot and freight sheds to the
Y across the river.
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. H. Henderson, Prop.
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 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 people'to mount you right.
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
twoen them by fastening the tw6
levers together with a long piece of
wire. He used a broken chair au a
counterweight and ran the wire ou
nto his but. Bach night after that
lie sat by his fireside and worked the
two signals without setting foet ou t
Fresantly the railway authorities
found out what ho had done, reprimanded him for his indolence, promoted and rewarded him for his ingenuity and then adopted his invention .
A wise man will make more
opportunities than  he  finds.
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours a*
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Barns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street
P. VV. Russell returned Tuesday
from a three weeks' visit to Spon
A Lazy Switchman's Invention
Few things are wholly bad. Laziness is not an admirable trait in any
man, but for all that it appears to
have been responsible for at least one
useful and important invention. In
1846, says Herbert Horwill in Discovery, a railway switchman who had
to attend to two station signals some
distanoo apart decided to save himself
the troublo of walking to and fro be-
TENDERS will be received by W, K. Gwjor
District Engineer, Penticton. up to noon
ot Tuesday, 29th ol August, lra, for the purohase ot one 1918 Ford Touring Car. Auto
may be examined by making appllestion to
P. II. Donaldson, General Foreman, Court
House, Grand Forks.
The highest or any tender not necessarily
Purchasing Agent.
23rd August, 1922.
Beekeepers' Calendar
for British Columbia
Issued by the Department of  Agriculture, Victoria, B, C.
AUGUST—Supers should be taken
off and extracting finished by the
end of this month or early in next.
Colonies may be requeened now.
Replace old queens with young
vigorous ones. Contract entrances to
avoid robbing. Unite weak colonies.
Paste for honey labels made of
starch or flour will adhere to metal
if a little honey or sugar is added
at time of making. Under the
Apiaries Act, 1919, all noney
produced in the province and offered for sale must he labelled
"British Columbia Honey" and
the net weight stated.
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed "Tender
fur Ereotton of Carson Bridge No. 14.5,"
will |he received by W. K. Gwyer, Distrlot
Engineer, Penticton, up t. noon of Thursday,
the ihirty-llrst day nt August, 1922. for the
erection only of a Howe Truss Span and approaches (including the supply of piles for
trestle bents), aud for the supply of Materials
and erection of abutments.
Plans, Specifications, Contract and Forms
of Tender may bc seen at the otticc of the
General Foreman, Oourt House, Urand Forks.
Eaoh proposal must be accompanied by an
accepted bank cheque on a chartered bank
of Canada, made payable to the Honourable
tho Minister of Publio Works, for an amount
squal to 10 per cent of tender.
Th    "
The lowest or any tender not necessarily
Publio Works Engineer.
Public Works Department,
Viotorla, 11. C   	
16th Aug., 1922.
Check Books
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
The Sun
Job Department
IffilBSIBSl rraMmll^MaiiTai^^
To Holders of Five Year
51 per cent Canada's
Victory Bonds
Issued in 1917 and Maturing 1st December. 1922.
THE MINISTER OF FINANCE offers to holders
of these bonds who desire to continue their
investment in Dominion of Canada securities the
privilege of exchanging the maturing bonds for new
bonds bearing 5J per cent interest, payable half yearly,
of either of the following classes:—
(a) Five year bonds, dated 1st November,
1922, to mature 1st November, 1927.
(b) Ten year bonds, dated 1st November,
1922, to mature 1st November, 1932.
While the maturing bonds will carry interest to 1st
December, 1922, the new bonds will commence to earn
interest from 1st November, 1922, GIVING A BONUS
This offer is made to holders of tlie maturing bonds
and it not open to other investors. The bonds to be
issued under this proposal will be substantially of the
same sharacter as those which are maturing, except
that the exemption tram taxation does not apply to the
new is
Dated at Ottawa, 8th August, 1922.
Holders of the maturing bonds who Wish to avail
themselves of this conversion privilege should take
LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 30th, to a Branch of
any Chartered Bank in Canada and receive in exchange
an official receipt for the bonds surrendered, containing
an undertaking to delivar the corresponding bonds of
the new issue.
Holders of maturing fully registered bonds, interest
payable by cheque from Ottawa, will receive their
December 1 interest cheque as usual. Holders of
coupon bonds will detach and retain the last unmatured
coupon before surrendering the bond itself for conversion
The surrendered bonds will be forwarded by banks
to the Minister of Finance at Ottawa, where they will
be exchanged for bonds of the new issue, in fully
registered, or coupon registered or coupon bearer form
carrying interest payable 1st May and 1st November
of each year of the duration ofthe loan, the fast interest
payment accruing and payable 1st May, 1923. Bonds
of the new issue will be sent to the banks for
delivery immediately after the receipt ofthe surrendered
The bonds of the maturing issue wbioh arc not
converted under this proposal will be paid on* ia i
thc 1st December, 1922.
Minister of Finance.
rpHE 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
VH'ing cards
Sh'i   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
~*3«i"     11
New Type
Latest Style
Columbia Avenue and
take Street
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yalk Hotbl, FntsT Stukkt
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
orrwum ubowkhs kxcuanim
K. f. laws:
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
Minimum   pries  of   nrstn
reduced to |S sn su
H.60 an suvo.
Pre-emption now eonflned te surveyed lands only.
, Records will bl granted covering osstT
itncl suitable fur agricultural miliums
and which ts non timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolishes!.
but parties of not mors than four mai'
arrange for adjaoent pre-emption*
with Joint residence, but each making
i imhsutt Improvements on respective
Pie-emptor* must occupy claims ter
live yeara and make Improvementa to
value of |io per acre. Including clearing and cultivation of at leaat I acres,
before receiving Crown Grant.
Wbero pre-emptor In occupation not
lose than I years, and haa made proportionate Improvements, be mar, because of Ill-health, or otbsr cause, be
granted Intermediate certificate of Improvement and transfer his claim.
Records without permanent residence mas/ te Issued, provided applicant makes Improvements to extent of
tea* per annum and records aame eaeh
rear. Failure to muke Improvements
or record same will operate as forfeiture,    litis cannot be obtained In
*?**,*S? 6 ****** ***** Improvement*
etliroo per acre. Including ( acre*
osered and cultivated, and residenoe
of at least 1 years ara required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
snay record another pre-emption, If he
requires land In conjunction with hi*
farm, without actual occupation, pro-
ISi „25iutor* '"•Prowement* mad*
•ranted hand. £
Uneurreyed arses, net exceeding 10
SST; x^xlf*?*** a* homeSftes!
225.«» beobtalned after fuMllIng real'
•enual and Improvement conditions.
War graslng and Industrial purposes
area* exceeding tet acres maybe
**5S? V *P* feneet or company.
Mill, factory or Industrial sites on
timber land aot exceeding 40 acre*
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment of stumpage.
Natural hav meadows Inaccessible
by  existing  roads  may   be  purchased
•?"^±Mt,501' **™**n**am-ofTroad
•to them.   Rebate of one-half of costof
So*, to maXr""* *** " "»*"■•
PM.IIIMOIw^rflll      GRANT*
Ing with ita. Majesty's Forces The
time within which the heirs or devisee*
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for  title under this Aet I* eitenXA
22 SLIT »"VHS5jfi SShei
nuch person, a* formsriy. until one
year after tho conclusion or the present
war. This privilege to ale* mSTrJ-
Iruactlve. ^^ *^
ffSSSS** est
Taxes are remitted fer fhre year*.
Provision far return of moneys ac-
orued. ou. .3 been paid since ii»pmt
4. I»lt. ob account of payroeiitshaa
or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptlona
Interest on agreements to purchase
*?**.*.t*** ***» ***** by members*
Allied rottss or dependents, acquired
direct or Indirect, remitted from »o-
llstment to March 11. lin.
Provision made for Issuance ef
Crown grants to sub-pusehaser* of
Crown Lands acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
, purchase, Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase. Interest and taxes., Where subpurchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must he
made by May L IMS.
Graxing Act, Ult, for systematic
development of livestock Industry oro-
vldes for graaing district* and range
administration under Costunuuloner
Annual graslng narmita l_n A K„._i
on numbers rang
llshed    owner*.     suek-owners   may
form Association* lor rang* measurement.   Srr—  ■— -—-*—*-- -—-        ""..
for settle
to ten '
ngedysrlorlty for estab-
*•     Btoek-owners   may
*"*** Si* rang* manage-
Free, or partmOy fre*, narmita
tUera camper* er tntsjmton, up
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
C. A. Crawford
Naai T**asss**mm Offia*


Citation Scheme:


Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics



Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            async >
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:


Related Items