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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Mar 9, 1923

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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
THR SniV *s t'le f&yorlie news-
11JLI kJeJLl  paper of the citizens
of the district. It is read by more
people in the city ami 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:
I can guess as well as you.
(1.00 PER YEAR
Efforts Being Made by
Minister of Industry to
Induce Manufactarerfl
to Locate in British
doubter", tbe project has offered nn
unusual difficulties and success is
now assured,
Special efforts are being made by
Hon. John Han, miutHter of finance and of industry, tn induce
manufaclurcrs lo locate in Britb.li
Columbia. The department has
prepared a list of industrial opportunities particularly appealing to
capital, and the finest chances exist
in neurly every branch of induetry.
Lumbering, miuing, fishiod and
agriculture are aii promising fields
for new concerns and accurate information is being furnished lo
large numbers of prospective opera-
tors and settlers.
Special Cormptmilence of The Sun.
Victoria, March 7.—For the
avowed purpose of protecting the
coal mining industry in British (Jul*
umbia, Hon. William Sloan, minis*
ter of mines, Ins announced his intention to work for tbe imposition
of a larger tax on fuel oil used iu
this province. Recently be stated
tbat tbe use of oil meant the dis*
placemeut of 1,000,000 tons of British Columbia aoal and the loss of
1100,000 to tbe exchequer annually
in revenue Following requests made
several years ago, the federal government imposed a small tax, but
tbis, Mr. Sloan claims, bas not been
large enougb to be effectives ibougb
it has netted Ottawa a large income.
Now be proposes a provincial tax to
be levied on consumption, the legal
department having given the opinion
that sucb a course is within tbe
rights of the government.
Premier Oliver is optimistic over
the outcome of British Colombia's
fight for cheaper freight rates, and
accompanied by G. G. McGeer,
counsel for tbe government, will
make another trip to Ottawa following tbe prorogation of tbe house of
commons. At this time Premier
Mackenzie King bas promised tbat
tbe matter will receive tbe full attention of the federal cabinet.
As tbe result of a round-table conference held in Vancouver Tuesday,
attended by Hon. T. D. Pattullo,
minfsler of lands,   the chef  forest
- branch  officials,  and   a delegation
- representing tbe timber interests of
tbe province, it bas been decided to
plan a revision of timber royalties.
The present "Royalty Act" was
passed at the initiative of tbe timber men, wbo considered it an ironclad arrangement that fur forty
years would ensure the payment of
very modest royalties by the timber
men. Tbe minister points out tbat
on account of fluctuating values of
currency and otber conditions, tbe
act threatens to work out different y
from wbat was anticipated aud gives
indication of imposing a royalty so
high tbat the limber interests bave
become alarmed. He states thnt it
is the desire of the government to
protect tbe industry as mnch as
possible and yet at the same time
obtain for the province a reasonable
return from time to time of any increases in timber values.
Sucb progress bas been made on
tbe completion of the Sumas reclamation project that Hon. E D.
Barrow, minister of agriculture, an
nouuoes tbat tbe government will
offer for sale this year some 3000
acres of reclaimed lands, tbe finest
in tbe lower Fraser valley. Officials
of the federal government ore making an inspection of tbe work, and
wben tbey are satisfied the Dominion will turn over to the province
tbe reclaimed lake-bottom lands, in
ex ten 112,000 acres. Nearly 30,000
acrts of high-class land will be
available for faming purposes when
tbe work is finished this year, and
the cultivation of this area is expected to decrease materially the
importation of foodstuffs into British Columbia. Despite adverse criti-
oiem  and  tbe  pessimism pt  tbe
Anyone intending lo start beekeeping must bave a fair knowledge
of bee behavior and wbat tbo bees
require. A thorough knowledge of
modern methods is not necessary to
make a start; indeed, tbis knowledge
can only come through years of
practical experience. The wider
one's exderience tbe better beekeeper oue becomes. It is essential to be
able to apply knowledge promptly
and to do tbe right thing at the
right time. The business of beekeeping is one of details and one
th t requires specialists. To gain the
knowledge required, it is advisable
for the prospective beekeeper to
spend at least one season with a
good beekeeper if at all possible. If
this can not be done much may be
learned by attending short courses
in beekeeping at any of the colleges,
reading good books on the subject
or visiting neighboring bee yards as
often as possible.
When ready to take up tbe business the first consideration is one of
looation. A good location Is oue tbat
will produce a fairly continuous supply of pollen and nectar from early
spring until fall, with at least one
source tbat can be depended npon
for a.heavy crop. Transportation,
avoidance of overcrowding,and shelter from winds are other factors to
bear in mind when choosing a place
for the Jpiary. Locality will also determine the system of management, tbe equipment used and kind
of honey produced.
Whenever possible the beginner
should purchase one oj two colonies
of Italian bees with tested queens in
his own district. These should be in
modern hives. The hive in commou
use is the ten-frame Langstroth, although some beekeepers now prefer a larger hive carrying twelye
frames, or tbe tenfaame Jumbo,
whicb is a deeper hive,
Bees can also be bought in ooe,
two or tbree pound combless pick-
ages, aud if obtained early enough
in tbe season are often equal to
overwintered colonies. No one
sbould make the mistake of purchasing package bees until he has
hives and otber accessories in readiness.
In addition to the colonies uf bees
a supply of supers is necessary for
the ftorage of tbe crop, the equiva
lent of three deep supers being allowed for eacb colony. Queen excluders, bee escapes, smoker and
veil are necessary. If increase is do-
sired a few complete hives should
be on hand for this purpose. There
are Beveral manufacturers of bee
supplies that send out catalogues on
application, and by studying those
tbe beginner should have no trouble
in choosing the supplies be might
require. It must be borne in mind,
bomever, that the equipment purchased should be modern and suitable for tbe purpose it is intended
for; also to keep it standard. Tbe
importance of a small beginning
witb as little expense as possible
can not be too strongly urged.
"The Man Who Won the War"
The following is the standing of the
pupils of the Grand Forks Public
School for the months of January and
February as determined by tests and
cless-iwork during the two months:
principal's class .
Edith Matthews, Eleanor Bradley,
Clarence Truax, Faye Walker, Frank
Gordon, Earl Fitspauick. Helen Mills
William Footo, George MacArthur,
George Tutt, Harry Cooper, Marjorie
Fishor, Darwin Ahern and Jeannette
Kidd equal, James Innes, Eriiiu
Laing, Ernest Hadden, Lome Murray, George Manson, Joan .Smythe,
Marguerite Stevenson, Harry Acres,
Jack Stafford, Ellen MePheison,Paul
Kingston, Wesley Clark, Pauline
Mohler, Alex Cumming Arthur Hesse
Marion McKio, Winnie Savage, Rupert Sullivan, Orville Winter, Annie
Bowen, Henry Reid, Lydia Colarch,
Louis O' Keefe, Fred Galipeau, Kenneth Massie.
Frank Price, Rosa Hansen, Genevieve Harkness, Peter Padgett, Francis
Otterbine, Marjorie Cook, Edgar Galipeau, Margaret Luscombe, Phyllis
Smyth, Jessie Downey Edith Euerby,
Dorothy Grey,Harold Warde,Blanche
Mason, Marion Kerby, Grace Glaspell
Alice George, Gordon Clark, Joe
Simmons, Lawrence O'Connor, John
Graham, Arthur Bickerton, Dorothy
Heaven, Francis Larama, Aubrey
Dinsmore, Elvera Hanson.Alice Scott
Joe Lyden,George Biddiecome, Albert
Colarch, Samuel Bouts,Pauline Baker
Polly SAetlisheff.
Junior Entrance—Herbert Om*
mannoy, Dorothy Kidd, Jessie Rous,
Walton Vant, Bruce Brown, Willie
Heuniger, Eugene Fitzpatrick, Linden
Benson, Martha Otterbine, Jossio Allen, Daniel McDougail, Edmund
Euerby, Lilia Frechette, Clarence
Fowler, Ruth Pyrah, Helen Nystrom
and Parma Cooper equal,George Had
den, Aiex McDougail, Edna Wiseman
Helen McKinnon, Antone DeWilde.
Glen Murray, Ethel Mnyo, Donald
McKiiiiion and John Santano equal,
Arthur Morrison, Pete Sanaano. Ruth
Savage and Ruby Savage equal, Mary
Acres, Irene Jeffery,
division iv.
Senior Fifth B—Mabe| Hobbins,
Burn ita Ahern, Llewelyn Price, Joan
Donaldson and Elmer Scott equal,
Vera Boots.Laird McCallum,Goorgina
Grey, Alico Deporter, Edward Cook,
Peggie Mudie, Fred McKie, James
Hardy, Wilhelmina DeWilde, Lillian
Pell, John Kingston, Agnes McKenzie
Eileen Weber, Jigi Maurelli, Byron
Weir, Jim Miller.
Junior Fifth A—Aria Montgomery
Eugene EcDougall, Francis O'Keefe,
Louise McPherson, Rupert Helmer,
Lillian Dunn, Walter Ronald, Water
Manson, Eric Clark, Dorothy Jones,
Fredossa Lyden, Gordon Massie.
division v.
Junior Fifth A—Lily McDoneld,
Gladys Pearson, Thurlow Cumming.
George Prust, Charlotte Acres, Eliza
beth Mooyboer, Hazel Elliott, Betty
McCallum, Albert Kinnie, Fred Ma-
fon, Charlie Robertson, Patsy Cook,
Juan   Clark,   Norma Cooke, Harry
tfuoiuh, Mike Morelli, Selma Laing,
Leo Gowans, iluth Webster, Roy
Walker (abseht).
Junior Fifth B—May Hobbins,
Harold Helmer, Carl Hatiseh, Marvin
Bailey, Jean Love, Robert Foote,
Catherine Gowans, Evelyn Innes,
Colen Graham, Eivera Colarch and
Ernost Hutton equal, Beverley Ben-
sou, Harry Anderson,Childo Pisacreta
Raymond Dinsmore and Everts Biddiecome equal, Katherine Henniger,
Floredce Bird, Nellie Berry, Roy
Cooper, Ian Clark.
division vi.
Junior Fifth B—Fred Smilli, Ralph
Smyth, Mary Kingston, Edward
Wright, Mary Kidd, Delbert Kirk-
putriok, Lewis Brew, Louis Santano,
Heien Morgan.
Senior fourth—Harold Jackson,
Josephine Davison, Vilmer Holm,
Clarence Hardy, Mildred Patterson,
Rosamond Buohan, Zelma Larama,
Marjorie Taylor, Ellen Hansen, Edith
Patterson, Vina Boots, Sereta Hutton
Helen Beran, Elaine Burr.Elsie Egg,
Lee Maurelli, Mary Kuftinoff.Gladys
Smith and Nathan Clark equal, Earlo
Bickerton, Jack Acres, Arvid Ander-
sou.Euphy McCallum, Ernest Daniel-
Senior Fourth—Lora Frechette,
Bernice Donaldson, Bruce McDonald
Ernest Crosby, Elsie Scott, Edna
Wenzel, Marforie Ottorbine,Margaret
Kingston, Violet McDougail, Vera
Zbitnoff, Madeline McDougail, Aleck
Hobbins, Michael McDonough, Peter
Vatkin, Billy Tutt, Agnes Winter,
Elfie Donaldson, Wilhelmina  Weber,
Junior Fourth—Melvin Glaspell,
Margaret McCallum, Ethel Massie,
Lizzie Shkuratoff, Evelyn Collins,
Winnifred Truax, Charlie Harkness,
Donald Ross, Louise Dompier, George
Kuzin, Ruth Boyce, Flsio Ogloff,
Chester Bonthron, Peter Jiuayoff,
CUrouee Henderson, Ronald McKinnon, Edmund Miller, Charlie McLeod
May Waterman.
■Senior Third—Winnifred Lightfoot
Lura Cunfield, Jessie Sweezey, Christine Brew, Bessie Berry, Holon Pell,
Dorothy Liddicoat, Harold Bailey,
Garnett Boots, Florence McDougail,
James Allan, Marguerite McDonuld,
Mildred Smith, Harry Murray.Harold
Montgomery, Mazie Henderson, Joe
Lyden, Daisy Malm, Hazel Mason,
Evelyn Cooper, Fred Zbitnoff, Alma
Frechette, Elsie Prudhomme, John
McDonald, Clara Wright, Sheila
Rylett, Mary Pisacreta, Mildred Anderson, Ernest Fitzpatrick George
Bird, George Savage, Ethel Graham,
Laura Maurelli, Thomas Mudie, June
Choo, Charlie Egg, Fred Wenzol,
Minnie McNiven, Angelo Colarch,
Annie Elosoff, Joe Nucich, John Mc
Leod, Eleanor Lindley, Rieliaid
Junior Third Reader—Alex Shkuratoff, Katie Dorner, Margaret Smith,
Clayton Pattersou, Bessie Henderson,
May Jones, Irene Bickerton, Roderick'
Kavanagh, Laura Sweezey, James
Robertson, Peter DeWilde, Robert
Murray, Walter Sherstobetoff, Roy
Clurk, Clarence McDougail, Tony
Santano, Elsie Withers, George
Senior Second Reader—Alexander
Woods, John Baker, Andy Picaeretn,
Bruce Grey, Aguos Ahern, Mary McKinnon, Mary Dorner, Delwin Waterman,Jewell Baker, Jo J phino Rnzicka
Crawford McLennan loan Murray,
Marabelle Elliott, A". ort Euerbv,
Polly Vatkin, Jack Loi :;., John Berry
Albert Deporter, Geo ,;e O'Keefe,
Eyrtle Kidd, Mowat Go wans, J ra ce
McLeod, Windsor Miller.
Junior Second — Dorothy Innes,
Florence MacDonald, Teresa Franko •
vitch, Albert Biddiecome, Dolores
Kirkpatrick, Felice Schaff, Swanhilda
Helmer, Lola Ogloff, Gordon Mndie,
Ernest Angliss,Barbara Love, Winnio
O'Keefe. Phyllis Simmons, Nick
Pisacreta, Wilbert Cooper, Lena
Pisacreta, Dorothy Donaldson, Nels
Auderson, Alice Bird, Elizabeth
Peterson, Wilma Davis,John Elosoff.
Senior Socond—Edna Scott. Peter
Reiben, Catherine Davis, Florence
Smith, Harry Hanson, Edmund McDonough, Bruce Harkness, Chester
Huttou, Victor Rella, Mary Reiben,
Norman McDonald, Isabel Huffman
Shepherd Boyce Ethel Boots, Elsio
First Primer—Mona Rylett, Lola
Hutton, Jean McDonald, Juuey
Danielson, Grace McDonald, Willie
Gowans, Alice McDonough, Jane
Mason. George Ronald, Howard Bryant, Ronald Massie, Bennie Rella,
Jack McDonald, Eunice Patterson,
Veronica Kuva, Jimmy Graham
Receiving Class—Margaret Baker,
Geraldine Gowans, Alice Boots, Ernest
Heaven, Nellie Shkuratoff,Fern Henniger, Lindsay Clarke.Helen Harkoff
Lloyd Bailey, Kathleen McDougail,
Helmer Jackson, Angus MacKenzie,
George Huzieka, John Elliott, Flor •
ence Helmer, George Robertson.
Probably Preliminary Action to Purchase of Copper Mountain Property
by the Granby Company
Vancouver, March 8.—Evidently
as a preliminary to the sale of the
Copper mountain mines to the
Granby Consolidated Mfning &
Smelting company, foreclosure proceedings wore launched in supreme
court Tuesday by the trustees for
the bondholders The Equitable
Trust company of New York is
plaintiff and sues as trustee ou a
bond issue of $2,500,000, the alleged
arrears of interest making tbe total
claim approximately $.,800,000.
The defendants are the Canada
Copper Corporation, Ltd., Lucius
W Mayer, Allen H. Rogera.Cusimei
I Stralem, Neuniun Erb, Ksdras L.
Grover, Arthur Ronagban and H,
R. Van Wagener, all of Now   York.
It was recently announced thet
the Oranby company had come to
terms with the Canada Copper Cor
pnration and its bondholders for tba
purchase of tbe Copper mountain
mines and details of the proposed
plan of operation were given out a
few days ago by H. S. Munroe, general manager of ihe Granby om»
pany, through the Vancouver   Sun.
Mayers, Stockton & Smith are the
solicitors for the Equitable Trust
company in the foreclosure proceed
ings-begun on Tuesday and E. C.
Mayers is couneel for tbe Granby
One of tbeclaims appended to a
SO-page statement of claim is fir an
injunction restraining tbe defendants from dealing witb tbe property
pending outcome of the foreclosure
proceedings, but this is stated to be
a usual form in such cases.
Delinite Announcement
Made That Money Is
Available for Completion of the Unit
E. C. Henniger, M.P.P.,
and Dan McPherson, who returned fro.n Victoria Wednesday evening, state that they
were successful in obtaining
a definite statement from the
government that the money
for the installation of No. 2
unit of the irrigation system
would be available as soon as
it was required.
About $2000 have already
been spent on the installation
ofthe pump foundations, and
about -?40,000 more will com -
plete this unit. The nnit comprises
about 500 acres of irrigable land
uuder cultivation.
It is supposed tbut tbe irrigation
district trustees will take immediate
steps to start work oi the unit as
soon as winter breaks up. Tbe
unit can be complet'd in ample
time to irrigate tbis se .son's   crops.
Boy Scout News
First Grand Forks Troop
Hoy Scouts
Duties—March 10 to 1(3, Eagle
Patrol; next for duty,  Owl Patrol.
Parades—Saturday, 10th, rehear*,
sal at 2 p.m ; Wednesday, 14th,
rehearsal at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 16th,
usual parade.
Awards—The second clans Scout
prize for February goes to Scout C.
Donaldson, 30 points out of a possible 45.
Notices—Tenderfoot Scouts are
reminded tbat tbe rules of the Boy
Scout association allows them nine
months, and no longer, to pass
their second clase tests. The A.S.M.
will from now take a special class of
all Tenderfoot Scouts who are nearing (or have now reached) this
limit of nine monlhs, wbich will be
held wbile the second class Scouts
are using the gymuastic apparatus.
The Guild Hall trustees' committee has appointed a house committee to manage the detailed working
of the Guild Hall. All Scouts are
asked to read tbo notice uud stand*
ing orders of this bouse committee
whi h are posted in the lobby of
the hall.
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Law's ranch:
Max.    Min,
March 2—Friday    16 25
.'{—.Saturday   43 LS
4- Sunday  28 21
5—Monday  44 26
6-Tuesday  42 29
7—Wednesday..  17 39
8- Thursday  48        30
Snowfall     6.0
Rainfall 04
A new textile fiber discovered by .Sir Henry Week ham,
a pioneer of the plantation
rubber industry, is claimed to
Quail eat 60 kinds of weed
seeds and 116 kinds of insects,
most of them harmful. THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   I. G.
Ufa (Snmii Stoka §utt
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addres; • " —--'cations to
'.Tut. Gband Fobk.-i Sun
Phonb 101R Grand Forks, B. C
pie in the prairie provinces paid. We have no
means of verifying this statement at present,
but it is probably correct. It is quite natural that the cost per capita for this service
should be higher in a sparsely populated
province than in a densely settled province.
All the speakers at the Provincial party
meeting on Friday evoning disclaimed being
politicians. However, Commauder Lewis, a
few seconds after making this disavowal.made
the confession that he could pass an examina
tion in British and Dominion politics, and
that he had a passing acquaintance with provincial politirs; Mr. Stewart's Wow of oratory
was s.irely not acquired while lie was engaged
in milking cows, and General Mcliae spoke
as fluently aud smoothly in his heart-1) heart
talk as a man selling Texas oil shares. Perhaps these qualifications are ouly preliminaries to becoming a professional politician
An air of pessimism pervaded the meeting
concerning the present conditons generally in
the province. All the charges and counter
charges mado by the old parties against each
other in the heat of the last general election
were revamped and hurled at the audience as
gospel truths. The speakers deplored the
patronage system, yet they appealed to the
electors to vote the new party into power in
order that a clean sweep might be made Under the new party creed this may be called
couistency. The government of the day was
character zed as inefficient and lacking a constructive policy. Wonderful phrase—to juggle
with! What is its meaning? Is it not to develop the resources of the provinee and to
mact laws that will inure to the benefit and
iiappiness of the people? Where is there a
provincial government in Canada today that
lias done as much to develop its resources and
placed as advanced legislation on its statute
iiooks as the Oliver administration? None of
i iie farmer governments of the prairie provinces
o m lay claim to coming anywhere near the
Victoria government in this respect, and it
is unreasonable to suppose that a farmer
a lministration in British Columbia would do
any better.
Mr. Stewart deplored tho excessive cost of
the Okanagan irrigation and soldier settlement
project. This item should come uuder the
haad "constructive policy." Let us take a look
at its cost and its possibilities. Twelve miles
of solid concrete flume, eight feet wide at the
top aand five at the bottom and seven feet
deep, has beeu constructed from Okangan
lake southward. Eight miles more will com
plete it and bring it to to the international
boundary line. Up to tho present time about
!js2,75O,O00 has been expended on the system,
including a costly coiicrete reservoir at the
base of the lake. This sum also includes the
purchase of 22,090 acres of land at -$10 per
icre. Twelve thousand Bores of this land is
suitable for agriculture and horticulture, the
balance being good pasture land. It is esti
mated that the cost of the completed system
will be a little over .*)s:J,030,090. The land wit h
water is selling for $300 per acre. This will
bring $3,000,000 back to provincial treasury.
Water users are now paying $6 per acre, and
they are allowed thirteen acre feet per annum.
When a water municipality is formed this
charge will be cut down to $2 per acre.
The goveanment will get back every cent it
has put into this projeot and the province will
be richer in production; and a large stretch
of territory that would otherwise have been|are.
waste land will be dotted with happy and
prosperous homes. Does that come under
"constructive polioy," or is it merely wasting
money foolishly?
British Columbia's bonded indebtedness
seems to be the primary cause forthe pessimistic views expressed concerning things in
general by self-styled reformers. All the
speakers Friday evening paid due respect to
this subject; and likewise all of them forgot
to mention the fact that a large portion of this
debt has been created by the government borrowing money and reloani.ig it to districts
for industrial, irrigation and general development purposes. The Grand Forks urigation
munic'pality and the people in the Okanagan
and in other sections of the province know
that this money has done good work. They
also know that eventually it will find its way
back to the public treasury. \ o better proof of
the province's financial soundness is needed
than the fact ft hat the government is able to
borrow money at a lower rate of interest than
any other province in the Dominion. Monay
lenders are not sentimentalists.
•THE STRAIN of modern civil-
-"■ ized life falls heaviest upon
the eye, the hardest worked and
most neglected of all thehuman
organs. The constant need of
close-range vision; the continual
exposure to the glare reflected
from pavement and buildings or
from high-powered oleectric
lights, all expose the eye to terrific strain. Many suffer from
eyestrain without being con
scious of it. Have your eyes ex ■
amined and know. We are admirably  equipped for this work.
Jeweller and Optieian
Bridfte Street Grand Forka ]
It has become fashionable to rave at the
high taxes, and the Provincial party missionaries were no exception to the rule. Taxes are
high—damnably high. But it is our opinion
that the people themselves are responsible for
this state of affairs in this province. They
petitioned the government for experts as
teachers in every branch of industry, and
now, when the time has arrived for paying for
the maintenauce of these teachers, they kick.
Personally, we could get along better wi^h
fewer experts and lower taxes. Bnt there is
another way to look at this question. Everything that the ordinary person uses has
doubled in..price during the past few years.
Why expect taxes to remain stationary on a
pre war basis?
The speakers seemed to think that the new
party had an advantage over the, old parties,
because it had no past record that the electorate could delve into. To some parties'a past
is a disadvantage while to others it ls a de
cided asset. Anyway, Lhe Provincial party
can not escape comparison between tbe present British Columbia government and farmer
governments in other provinces.
E.G. Henniger Go.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and .Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
Eatabliahed 1910
RealEstate and Insurance |
Resident Agent Orssnil Porks Towuiite
Company, Limited
Farina    'Orchards     City Property
Agenti at Nelson, Calgary, Wlhnlpeg and
other Prairie poiuts. Vanoouver Agents I
Bitabllahetl in 1910. wo are in a position lol
furnish rollable information concerning this I
Writs (or tea, llt-iriture
Notes. Notions and Notables
A clerical friend in the east had written ?
minister in Alaska inquiring whether the re
ports that he had heard about the cold in
Alaska were true. The minister wrote back as
follows: "I see by your letter that you wish
this information for a lecture which yon are
to give, and for this reason I am sending you
only facts, entirely reliable. There was a fire
here a few days ago in our principal hotel.and
there was a man trapped in a room on the
third floor with no moans of escape, the lower
floor being a solid mass of flames. He had
just about decided that he was a 'cooked
goose' when his eyes happened to catch a
glimpse of the water pitcher. With a sigh of
relief he threw open the window' which he
had beeu compelled to keep closed on account
of the fire and smoke below, and after carefully pouring the precious liquid from the
pitcher in a stream over the window-sill, he
placed the pitcher on the floor, climbed out
the window, and, amid the cheers of tbe
cheers of the crowd, slid down the icicle to
the ground and safety:"
Difficulties are things that show what me n
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Wood and  Ice
for Sale
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 :--Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
City Clerk.
Cooking Heating
Wood Coal
Electric Gasoline
Complete Home Furnishers
Offloe at
R. F. Petrie'i
Long distance telephone service will contact you with' any desired City within
hundreds of miles. This fact of getting
into personal touch with the distant
party is worthy of your serious consideration. Your own telephone is a hub from
which, at will, you may radiate business
both incoming and outgoing to numberless ^distant areas.
Call "Rate Clerk" for information desired on charges to distant points.
Your telephone entitles you to a courteous, efficient service by carefully trained
operators, and it is our pleasure to provide you with the many benefits of the
Tell The People WhatJSS,H"e
C.V. Meggitt
Beal Batata and Insurance
One of the speakers made a comparison of
the legislative cost per capita in British Columbia aud the prairie provinces, maintaining
that the people here had to pay a much higher
price to their legislative branch than the peo -
A man is never sure whether a woman be'
lieves what he tells her, or only makes be
Bx««ll*n< f»cillttes fot soiling- your farms
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Reliable information rorardliu thlt cllstrot
obMrfnlly tarnished. We solicit your inquiries.
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Best jndges of human nature wonld rather
make money out of it than fun of it.
There is one attempt in which failure is un
forgivable—the attempt to be funny.
Havana Cigars* Pipe*
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grnnd Forka, B. C.
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds,
Upholstering Neatly   Don
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Check Books
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures k'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
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.Banff.—J. 8. Harkin, Commit)-
■aioner of National Parks, has an-
pounced that thc formal opening of
lthe BanfT-Windermere Road, work
on which was concluded last year,
will take place on June 30. The
ceremony is to be held at Vermillion
Crossing, half way between Banff
•nd Windermere, motors leaving
both ends of the road early in tha
morning to meet at lhat plnce. The
suggestion has been made by It. li.
Bruce, of Invermere, that the National Park be named "I'oi'imbia
National Park," and the road leading up the Columbia Valley from
the boundary to Golden be named
the "Canadian Columbia Highway."
Victoria.—Motorists will have a
new circuit trip available with the
completion in May of the high-
powered motor ferry now building
at Yarrows. Not only will Island
and Mainland be linked by the operation of this craft, but the Canadian Pacific will have the steamer
"Charmer" engaged in the purpose
farther north. The "Charmer" will
operate between Vancouver aad Nanaimo, furnishing accommodation
for all types of can. With the new
ferry in service, a new circuit will
be made available—from Seattle via
Bellingham to Sidney, thence to Victoria over paved road, to Nanaimo
Star taa Malabat, thence by the
"Charmer" to Vancouver and down
the Pacific Highway to thc border
Uae aad Seattle again.
The motor ferry will have ample
height between deck to allow for
■11 classes of cars. During the busy
season it will make two round trips
•very day. The vessel will be fitted
with observation rooms and open
deck spaces to give tourists every
opportunity to enjoy at their ease
the fine scenery through the channels between San Juan, Lopez aad
ether islands of the San Juan archipelago.
Bt. John, N.B.—The Canadlaa Pacific freighter, "Bollngbroke" recently brought from London tho
largest import cargo to reach St.
John since the war. She was crammed to the hatches with more than
4,700 tons of general merchandise.
Capt. E. Landy, who is in command,
■aid that he had never carried a
more valuable cargo aad expressed
great satisfaction that not a single
package had been lost. Included in
the cargo were silks and other valuable dress goods, dry goods of various, descriptions, perfumes and many
other expensive commodities. A
cargo of this kind makes lots of
won for the longshoremen.
VaaeoBTar.—Carrying a record
shipment of Canadian apples to the
Orient the.Canadian Pacific 16,850-
ton liner, "Empress of Aaia'' recently aails-'ft
On opening the crates in tho
Oriental ports the consignees of
past shipments have found that tho
apples are as fresh bb if taken from
the tree. This is partly due to the
fact that at this time of the year
the perishable cargo only gets one
day of tropical heat during the whole
voyage across. The "Asia" took ap
proximately 860 tons of this commodity in her holds, the largest consignment of apples to go through
the Narrows this season for tho
Vancouver. March 3.— Concentrates from tbe Copper mountain
property recently acquired by tbe
Granby ^company will be aent to
Trail to be smelted,it waB announced
yesterday by H. S. Munroe, general
manager of the Granby company,on
his arrival here from Anyox. 'i'he
property hus not yet beoii actually
taken over, be said, hut as soon aB
the transaction was completed he
announced 'tbut minor alterations
would be made in the mill so thut it
could he worked to its capacity of
201)0 tous a day.
Conjectures that the concentrates
would be taken to the Anyox suae liter were denied by Mr. Mumoe, who
said that such a procedure would
be most uneconomical.
About ■10U men would he employed in tbe mill andmine.be said,
and although the mine was sufficiently opened up to enable it to
be worked at lho capacity of the
mill right away, ho announced that
additional development work would
be undertaken
Mr. Munroe stated that work
wouid be under way within two
months ou the 1500 ton concentrator which is to be built at Anyox lo
handle varieties of ore that cannot
he put directly Into the smelter,
Several new properties in the
Portland canal district are under development by the Gninby ami.
puny at present, Mr. Munroe slati d,
including two in the Dear river diss,
trict behind Stewart. Satisfactory
results had heen obtained in tbe
work carried on during the winter
on the .Sunshine group, he said,and
as soon as weather permitted tbe
Oeorge group, ahout twenty miles
inland, would   be  diamond-drilled.
Tbe Outsider group at Maple Hay,
he announced, had been developed
to tbe point where it was now decided to equip the properly, and
actual mining would be in operation
before snowfall, he predicted. Docks
and an aerial tramway would be
built duiing lhe coming summer.
Between 30,000 and 40,000 tons
were already blocked out, he stated.
Probably a  slow-thinking
deliberate  man   hates   "
Every  tenth   man   in  the
United States dies of an  ac-|
UNLESS you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you
are not getting Aspirin at all
Accept only an "unbroken package" of "Bayer Tablets of
Aspirin," which contains directions and dose worked out by
physicians during 22 years and proved safe by millions for
Colds Headache
Toothache       Neuralgia
Earache Lumbago
Pain, Pain
Many of the "conveniences
of travel" do Httle else but iit-
tcr up the traveling bag.
When it comes to dispensing wisdom }he average man
thinks that he has Solomon
It's those who stick  that
turn the trick, says Satin.
Handy "Bayer" boxeB of 12 tnblets—Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druggists.
Aspirin ts tho trnrtp mark (registered In Canada) of Bayer Manufacture of Mono-
acettuaddesler of Htillcylicacld. While it Ih well known that Aspirin means Bayer
manufacture, to assist the public aKulnst imitations, the Tablets of Bayer Company
will be stamped with their BBtnerni trade mark, tho "Bayer cross."
Canadian   Blind   Babies9   Home|
|Nurnory, llus-tital and liimloriirtou
Dominion Charter,   Without Stock Subscription,
DIRECTOR,!-!—Hon. Martin Burrell, Hon. President; Hon. J. G.Turriff,
President; A H, tfiUsi'mnri-i, Viua-President: Edward Qrand, Secretary,
(J. Blaokett Robimon, On*. Ssaratary; J. IT. VIcKtulny, Treasurer; Lit.»0ol
Whiton, M.D., R, H. Campbell, Thomas Mulvey, K.C, A. B. Provost, W.
Lyle Roid, A. .1. Freiinau, Charles H. Pinhey, O.K., VV. J. Cairns, and Tom
TRUSTKltW— 0. H. Pinhey, O.B., Thomas Mulvoy, K.C, A. J. Preiman.
Le&nl Adviser Hunkers Auditor
John I. MauCrnuken, K.C     Koyal Bank of Canada.      A. A. Crawley, C. A.
The Ohjeoti of tiiis Institution, for which Incorporation was recently ob
tainod, arc: "I'o -jroviiie a llmno an I Refuge for Baby and Infant Blind; to
provide free SeieiiLilic Care, Training and Maintenance; to ,Savo the Lives of
even a few of the many of suoh unfortunates, who, for the lack of such sor-
vice, perish every your; and to return theso little ones to their parents, at
sohool ago with normal, healthy bodies and sound minds."
This is a large and greatly needed Child Welfare Service Careful enquiry
at the Government offices in the venous provinces reveals the fact that there
are at the presant time nearly 250 Infant Blind in tho Dominion. Nothing
has yet been done for those helpless little ones. In the United States, 16
years ago, the first home wasopeued in New York City; they have now homes
in 13 States, all doing excellent work. In England, some time ago, Sir Arthur Pearson organized "Sunshine House," Chorley Wood, for Blind Babies,
and he claims that it is the only one iu the British Empire. Let us have the
SECOND in Canada. To reach this worthy end money is urgently required.
Fifty Thousand Dollars is the present objective of the Boajd. While the
Home is to be located in Ottawa it will take in the Baby Blind from every
province, so that this APPEAL for funds will bo Dominion wide, and an
early and generous response is confidently expected. Cheques should be made
payable to the Canadian Blind Babies Home Association. All remittances
will be promptly acknowledged.
Five dollars worth of iron made into
horseshoes hud a market value of ten
dollars. Converted into needles that
live dollars worth of iron becomes
worth six thousand eight hundred dollars, but when made into hairsprings
for watches it is worth two million
We may all be compared with that
original five dollars worth oi' iron—
what we make of ourselves—*-how
valuable we become—depends upon
Most of us are content to be in the
horseshoe class. A few reach thc rank
of neediest but how rare is the man
who can be classed as a hairspring-—
the man who makes the most of every
talent he was born with—who not
merely takes advantage of every opportunity but, Napoleon like, creates
One step won't take very far,
You've got to keep on walking;
Oue word won't tell folks who you are,
You've got to keep on talking;
One inch won't make you very tall,
You've got to keep on growing;
One little ad. won't do it all,
You've got to keep them going.
Brow.i started out without a cent;
He's rich now aud still rising;
Some say 'twas  luck;  some say 'twas
HE says 'twas advertising.
Recovery of Ancient Eastern charm presents an inestimable boon
to mankind in bestowing Power and Success upon all wearers
Kvil Influence-* aro removed, aoetdenta wairded off. planetary inallrnanoy otut*
come. Its touch betoken*the dawnof a un* • :xintenec. Its wear Immediately re*
leatei all tho powers for «onl ami bring-, that Joy ami Itl ins, peace and plenty,
wlilohy-ni have hoped for ami strii„':lo I to obtain.
A Divine Gift I Sought after for oetiturlesl Kecovereil by inert) Accident from
the disciple of a IUbicIu Mane, dweller or the saBictiHeil. mysterious, en swy heights
of the Himalayas Confirmed sceptics testify to Its mirniriilniis power.. Men and
women everywhere acclalan Its potentiality In realising material expectations,
bringing in prosperity anil securing a lover's affection. To be worn as a penditnt or
on tne arm. Write Name and Address lofjilily statinir 8KX of the Intending; wearer
when orderlni*.
PRlCHi-Kueaai-d In copper, inclusive po*l ■■-,'■■. (lucking and registration oosti
•Ae.sli.80, Doa.$10.   Silver, $'--. Doi,$16.   Hold, $**W, Do«.$45. CASH WITH OIIDKK
Complete instructions 0n how to #et best results with each Charm.
The M vstic Charm Co.
At tho Hindu Tiilisiiiiui Cottage,
City Paragraphs
"His Degree
Bli Brown, a dark impressive figure
in his long, black clerical coat, a gift
of the rector of St. James', had come,
says a writor in Harper's, in answer
to a post card of mine, asking him to
whitewash my back fence.
"Ise dorii* moved, Miss Ma'y," he
said, when hu had explained to ma
that he could not do the work that
day, since noon service at sSt. James'
necessitated his presence at the organ
| bellows, "an'I reckon I'll jest loavo
my card so you kin know whar to
sen' for mc whon you wants ine
City Grocery
Marmalade Oranges
At Just the Right Price
Phone 25        H. H. Henderson, Prop.
The Provincial party meeting in
the Davis hall lasl Friday evening
drew a fair niznd audience. C. A. S.
Atwood, who occupied the chair,
made quite an address in introdu c-
ing thu speakers.
Mrs. ITrmk VVnli/, *n hi
been visiting her mother, Mrs. D.
Evans, for a couple of weeks, returned to her home in Cranbrook
last Shturday.
For Sale—Three milk cows, 3,
4 and 5 years old; will freshen by
first of April; good sizs, gud con-«
dition, good milkers; perfectly gentle.    Price $65.00 each.    A,  Gallo
way,   Hardy    Mountain,
Grand Forks, B. 0.
Box   181
Ed l)npew, who hus been a i a-
tierit iu the Graud Forks hospital
for a short lime, h'is reoovered suf-
tioieully lo be oui ag uu.
For Sale—No. I Cabbages. Ap
ply A. Scbnitter, P. .0. Box 96,
Grand Forks, B. C.
Col.   Greive  left   this  week    for
Palestine, where he will re-enter the
British     government   survey   ser
Col. Hill will return tomorrow
from a three months'visit to England.
an expression of dignified
gratification he unfolded a scrap of a
church announcement leaflet that he
had pulled out of the pocket of his
waistcoat ond handed me a card with
the words, "Eli Brown, E.O.B., 50
Foiichurch street."
"What do these letters stand for?"
I asked.
"Why, Miss Ma'y, all de quality in
our congregation has letturs after
their names. Dr. Pjice, he has D. D.
Dr. Simmon lias M.D., an' there is
LL.D. for some of'em and U.S.N,
or dat Yankee off'cor, an' coase I
■laterally has 'em, too "
"But what  do   they   moaii'f" I insisted.
"Now, Miss Ma'y, don't you
knowt E, O. B. — Episcopal organ*
blower.    Dftt's what I is,"
Repartee, tho "artless art," seems
really to be a gift, and he who has it
is fortunate indeed. In the Nineteenth
Century Sir Edward Sullivun relates
this bit of sparkling conversation that
once passed between Cardinal Vaughan and Dr. Adler, the chief Jewish
The two men were seated next to
eaoh other at luncheon. "Now, Dr
Adler," said the cardinal, "when
may I have the pleasure of helping
you to some ham?"
The rabbi replied without a pause,
"At your eminence's wedding!"
It was not a rabbi but a bishop—
Dr. Potter of Now York—that once
replied neatly and unhesitatingly to
a question that must have been almost a* startling as the cardinal's,
A lady had asked him wny in pictures
and statues angels are always represented as women or as young men
without beards or moustaches.
"Oh," replied the bishop, "everyone knows that women naturally inherit the kingdom of heaven, but
men get in by a very close shave."
A Pardonable Mistake
After Mr. Smith had raked hig
yard, says the Argonaut, he took the
accumulated rubbish into the road to
burn. Among the neighbors' chil
dren who came flocking round the bon>
Joe McDonald returned this
week from a three months' vacation
trip to southern California.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Baumgartner
'nave returned from a three months'
visit with tbeir sou in-law, W. J.
Penrose, at Long Beach, Cal.
N. D. Mcintosh will leave tomor-*
row for his ranch in Alberta.
The First street bridge  has  been
reopened to traffic.
E C. Henniger. M.P.P., and Dan
VlcPherson returned from Victoria
Wednesday evening.
Seeds for the West
selected, Early, Hardy,  Productive
varieties for Field,Garden and Lawn.
Write for Illustrated Catalogue.
SEED CO. Limited
Cal! at Donaldson's and
see the best buy in men's
work shoes on the market today.
Also don't forget to look
at the new line of
These are real bargains.
Watch for Mr. Bailey, the
expert tailor, who will be
with us the first week in
Phone 20
1  and 2—Corners in the  Hud sons
turn-spit, on which for many yc
model of the "NonBuch,"
FOR a comparatively young city, |
Winnipeg has many points of
int<*Tt*M. None i« more worthy ol
i visit thai the Historical tnuicum
that has ih :c been established by
the Hudsoi 'a Bay Conipmiy. The
..reat comr ny's history is the liis-
ory of Cm da's West, and no Insti-
;ution ia b ui equipped lo present
the earliest history of that land In the
manner th. Ilie Hudson's Bay Company has i losen.
The vah c of museums as an educational agency is-now only beginning
to be mor generally realized. What
hook or i les of books eould give so
oomprehe -ve, 90 vivid or so unfailingly <*or ct a view of the world's
part agat i a few days spent among
tbe treat res of the British Museum.
The 1dm 'rows In Canada as educational ft I i: ies grow. McGill University Ii.-. its fine museum and the
Royal ps'tafio Muaeum at Toronto,
it will itirprlse many to know, la one
of tha orld's finest Ita already
splendid buildings, toon to be enlarged, : overcrowded whh a wonderful .ore of hlatoric treasurea
whieh v siting scholars from abroad
new fi I to visit,
jThe oblect of tlie Winnipeg exhibit
ia ta -kpict by means af relics, pictures, documents, models, etc., the
history of the Hudson's Bay Com.
pany, the life of the fur trade, the
story ot the pioneer settlers and (he
i-mt-BtHM, uss. and itst**s*rist td **s
Bay Company's historical museum at Winnipeg. . 3—An old-fashioned
ars thc roasts were cooked at the H.B.C. port at York Factory.   4—A
the ship that brought the first H.B.C. adventurers to Canada,
aboriginal tribes. The exhibit is at
present set up at thc company's store
nt Winnipeg, and while not nearly as
large as it may he expected to become, already occupies a series of
rooms in that establishment.
I'he following principal divisions of
the exhibit have been made for convenience: liarly History, Furs, Indians, Life In the Service, Forts,
Posts', aud Stores, Fights and Wars,
Land  and  Settlement.
From the time the natives of
Hiidso.n Bay welcomed the first H
B, C. ship in 1688 the Company has
been on intimate and friendly
terms with the Indians, and the exhibit of Indian relics will thus bc of
uniqc interest. This will be of all
the greater value sinee Indian skill
in handicraft is even now almost only
a memory of past days. The other
sections of the museum will tell the
tale of the entry of ths whhe man Into the West, and the up-building of
Isolated trading potts that hnve become Important and fast growing
The photographs reproduced herewith give an excellent Idea of the
splemlld beginning this exhibit has
made. One item of particular Interest is the splendidly built model of
the "Nonaueh Ketch," the flrtt HmJ-
tcv't Bay Company ship to arrive in
Canadian waters. Prince Rupert and
associates outfitted two ships, the
"Eaglet" and the "Nonsuch,"   These
Thames, near London, in June, 1MB.
The "Eaglet" tnrn**d baek from a
point near Hudson Strait, but the
"Nonsuch" proceeded and on September 2"lh, I'i'*, anchored In the
South of James Hay. Then and there
a fort was built and named Fort
Charles, and the river flowing Into
the Bay was named Rupert's River.
Owing to the cargo of furs brought
back by the "Nonsuch" in the summer of 1669, a charter for trading
rights was applied for and resulted in
Ilie charter granted by King Charles
the Second, on May fad, 1670, to
Prince Rupert ana his aseodetes
forming the "Governor and Company of Adventurers of England
Trading into Hudson's Bay," And
thus l>;***»n the great Company.
The exhibit includes a large num
ber of important and exceedingly interesting documents and maps, as
well as a large collection of tools,
household utensils, and weapons of
by-gone days.
Tlle later history of Western Canada Is the history of the Canadian
Pacific Railway, the building of
which resulted ia the creation of a
nation west of the Great Lakes, and
these two mat Institutions are still
at work at tlieir task of nation huHd-
Ing, and preserving the hietoryt? of
Canada's past. The Canadian Pad-
tic has also established an historic
muteum at Lake Windermere, B.C.,
in memory of David Thompson, the
******** at m BorM.**,.
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 peoplejto mount you right.
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
Are was a little girl whom Mr. Smith
did not remember having seen before
Wishing with his usual kioJIiness to
make her feel at ease, he beamed
upon hear, and said heartily, "Hello!
Isn't this a new faco?"
A deep red aiowly submerged the
little girl's freckles, "No," she stammered, "it isn't new. It's just been
washed.    That's all."
Wise is the mau who does
not know more than he
Shallow men believe in
luck, strong men in cause and
Society uncovers a  multitude of feminine shoulders.
"Now between you and nie
and the graphophone—"
"Naw, the graphophone
might talk."
If a man sees both sides
of a question he isn't much
help to you.
rpUE value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Woddiug invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Vi iting cards
Sh'prmg tags
Price lists
New Type
Latest Style
Columbia Avenue and        /
Tjike Street /J
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"
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yaw. Hotkl, Fibst Stukkt
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
oMIulinuin prloe of first-class land reduced
to $5 an aore; second-class to lil.10 au aero.'
Pre-emption now coniiued to surveyed
lauds ouly.
lteoords will be granted covering only lau d
suitable for agricultural purposes aud wbioh
is uon limber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished, bnt
parties of not more thun four may arrange
ior adjacent pre-emptions with joint residence, but eaoh making neeessary improvements on respective chums,
Pre-emptors must occupy olalms for five
yeara sud make improvements to value of fid
Per aore. Including clearing and cultivation
of ut least 5 aorei. betoro receiving Crown
Where pre-emptor iu occupation not lass
tban 8 years, and has made proportionate
Improvements, he may, because of Ill-health,
or other oause, be granted Intermediate oer-
tltleato of improvement and transfer bis
Records without permanent residence may
be issued, provided applicant inukes improvements to extent ol inwper annum aud
records same eacb year. Failure to make Improvements or rcooid same will operate ac
forfeiture. Title oaunot be obtained in less
than 5 years, aud improvemeuts uf $10.1)0 per
acre, Including 5 aores cleared aud cultivated,
and resideno uf at leusi two yeara are required.
I're-omptor holding Crown grant may rt-
oord another pre-emption, if be requirea laud
iu conjunction with his farm, without actual
oooupatiou, provided statutory Improvements
aud residence maintained on Crown granted
Uuaurveyed areaa, not exceeding HO acrea,
may be leased as homesitesi title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and im -
provemeat conditions.
For graaing aud industrial purposes areaa
exceeding MO acres may be issued by one person or oompany.
Mill, factory or Industrial sites ou timber
laud exoeediug io acres may be uarohaead:
conditions Include paymout of atuinage.
Natural hay lueadowa inaccessible by exist-
lug roads may be purobaaed conditional upon
construction of a road to them. Rebate ot
one-half uf cost ot road, uot exceeding ball
of purchaae price, is made.
Tbe scope ol this Aot ia eularged to incluge
*U ilersous joining or serving with Hie
UeJsNBty'a Foroes. The time within whicb the
beira or devisees ol a deceased pre-emptor
may apply for title uuder tbla Vet is extended
from for one year from tbe dcatb of aucb
person, as formerly, until oue rear after the
conclusion of tlle present war. Tbla privilege
It also made retroactive.
No fees relating to pre-emptlona are due or
payable by soldiers on pre-emptions recorded
arter June M, 1H8. Taxes are remitted for
five yeurs.
I'rovlalon'toi rctnru of moneys accrued, due
and been paid since August 4, Nil,on account of paymeuta, feet or taxaa on eoldlere'
pre emptlona.
Interest on agreements to purohase towu or
city lota held by members of Allied Forow,
or dependents, acqnlred direct or Indirect.
remllled from enlistment to March 11, UML
Provision made for Issuance of Crown
grants to •ub-purcbasers of Crown Lands,
wbo failed To complete purohase. involving
forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of
purchaae, Interest end taxes. Wbere sub-
purchaaea do not claim whole of orlgnal par-
ocl. purchaae price due and taxaa may be dla-
tributad proportionately over whole area.
Apportions muat be made by May 1, W0.
Graaing Act, 1MB. for systematic 'development of livestock industry provides for grax-
Ing districts and range administration under
Commissioner. Annual triailirf permtti
leaned bated on numbers ranged; priority for
ostabsiehed ownere, Stook-owuera may form
Aaaoolatlona for range management. Free,
or partially frecpermlts for settlers, camper)
or travellers, up to ten head.
I have opened a Dew 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
N«u TdephsMM OHim


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