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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Jul 18, 1924

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 Liberals Gain Two Seats on Counting of Absentee Vote; Total, 26; Mary Ellen is Safe
-teeWatlve Libra
The regular meeting of the city
council wae helil in the council
chamber ou Monday evening) July
14, Mayor Acres presiding. Aid.
Lid icont, McDonald, Melinite and
Miller were present.
A communication wae received
from the secretary of the Grand
Forks Irrigation Dirtrie", making
eoquiries about some cement pipe
obtained by the city for thf. auto
park. On motion of Aid Liddicoat,
seconded by Aid McO maid, the
olerk waa instructed to inform the
irrigation diettiot thut the pipe was
secured from Mr. Newull.
A letter was received from Geo.
Massie, offering 85 rental per year
for the portion of block 17 owned
by the city Tbe matter of the
offer of purchase of the same parcel
of land, stibmit'.ed on June 23 by 8.
T. Hull od behalf of client, was discussed. On motion of Aid. Liddicoat, seconded by Aid. Miller, the
offer of Mr. Hull of $100 was not
accepted. Moved by Aid. McDonald, seconded by Aid. Mclnnes,
that the portion of block 17 owned
by the city be rented to Geo. Massie
for,$5 for 1924. to be paid in ad
vance. Carried.
Geo. C. Egg interviewed the
council in regard to insurance on
the Mill creek limne, but no further
action was taken on tbe matter.
Chairman Mclnnes submitted a
letter from the Royal Financial Cor*
poration in reference to tbe school
debentures, in which ihey stated
tbat they might be able to handle
tbe full issue at 95, but were not
anxious for them. I'be letter was
ordered filed. The members of the
council did not seem to think tbat
there would be any difficulty in die.
posing of the bonds locally.
Chairman McDonald reported
that Victoria avenue, from Second
street to Sixth street, bad been sur.
faced witb cendere; tbat tbe stand-
pipes foi street sprinkling bad been
installed; that Jas. Walker had been
granted a few days' leave of absence; that permission had been
|ranted to C. V. Meggitt to store old
bridge timbers on vacant lo,s on
Riverside avenue. On motion of
Aid. Liddicoat and Miller tbe re.
port was accepted
Chairman McDonald a so report
ed that tbe board of works bad met
and granted permission to P. Burns
6. Co. to install a septic tank in tbe
alley in block 6, to take tbe place of
the old septic tank under the Biden
walk, wbicb bad been causing trou-
ble lately. Ou motion of Aid. McDonald and Miller tbe action of tbe
board of works was approved by tbe
Chairman Miller reported that J.
W. McDougail bad beeti employed
during tbe absense of T. Meakes,
and be had allowed bim #5 per
day; tbat the drinking fountain
would be installed in the near future; that Electrician Meakes was
checking up the water taps and
garden sprinkling; that an excessive
amount of water was being used,
part of which was being used out of
hourc On motion of Aid. Miller
and McDonald, tbe council passed a
resolution to have notices inserted
in tbe local papers specifying sprink
ling hours and regulations and stat
ing that anyone caught sprinkling
out of hours would have their ser
vice shut off, and would bs charged
fl toconnec again,
Chairman Miller reported lhat he
bad accompanied V  Bruno in I ink
ing over the site near  the   reservoir
which bad  been  promised bim in
exchange for the flume site, but that
no   definite   settlement   had   bepn
made; also that in order to have the
fire engine put in shape it would be
necessary   to   procure   a flur- ex
pander of tbe required size, and he
recommended   that the same be s
cured.   On motio    of Aid. Liddicoat  and   Mclunes the committee
"Tell me what yuu Know ia tnt*
.1 can (tuessat vrrill an you." "
FRIDAY, JULY 18,  1924
was authorized tn procure a flue ex
pander for the fire engine.
Chairman Liddicoat reported that
the buildings in the auto park rex
quired painting, which would cost
$45. On motion nf Aid. Miller and
Liddicoat, the committee wae em.
powered to have the buildings
painted antl to have lights placed on
the outside of tbem.
Chairman Liddicoat nlso reported
tbat wood had been orderpd for the
auto park, and be recommended
tbat tbe brush io the Citv park be
cnt out nnd tbe park cleaned. Au
tbority was granted to have tbe
work done.
City Clerk Hutton requested a
leave of absence to August 2 Oo
motion of Aid. Mclnnes and Milltr
the request was granted.
A statement of receipts and die--
bursements for tbe balf year ending
June 30th was read and discussed.
It showed a balance in bank of a
little over $11,000. On motion of
Aid. Mclness ami Miller, 88000 was
ordered to be transferred from tbe
general account to a special savings
account in the Canadian Bank of
Aid. McDonald called attention
to speeding being indulged in in the
city by some motorists.
Mayor Acres thanked tbe council
and clerk foi the sympathy and as.
sistance extended to him and Mrs.
Acres and family during their recent bereavement.
Moved by Aid. Miller, seconded
by Aid. Mclnnes, tbat the sympathy
of this council and of the citizens of
Grand Forks be extended to Mayor
aod Mrs. Acres and family in tbeir
recent and sad bereavement through
the death of Constance Mary Acres.
Nurse—"I've had this strongly recommended for him, doctor."
Dr. John Bull—"But Dr. MacDonald doesn't seem to approve of it."
(The  preference resolutions of the imperial economic conference
were rejected by the house of commons by narrow majorities.    Members
were free to vote as they pleased, but the cabinet threw its weight against
the resolutions.)
Final Returns From Grand Forks-
Greenwood Electoral District
Beaverdell   7
Boundary Falld  13
Bridesville     21
Brown Creek  ('
Carmi   3
Cascade  25
Christian Valley Sehool  0
Eholt  6
Fife  12
Grand Forks  89
rGeenwo, d  37
Midway   30
Panlson   0
Riverside   39
Rock Creek  13
Westbridge ...  3
Absentee  29
Totals 331
Atwood. Henniger. McKie. Absanteo. Rejected
Members oi the Associated Grollers of British Columbia haveallotted
835,000 to publicity purposes to ad-
vertieeO.K. brand apples as compared with $2000 subscribed for
that purpose laBt year There will
be a sales manager in eacb of tbe
prairie provinces to stimulate sale of
the association's fruit.it has been
Volney C Irons, Vancouver tad-
vertising man, who has charge of the
publicity campaigns for the growers,
has been in confnrence with members of the Retail Merchants' aeso
ciation executive in Vancouver and
will present to the directors of the
association bt Vernon a report of the
retailers' views on tbe sale of
apples tbis fall.
The association has obtained from
retailers active cooperation in the
sale of apples especially trademarked
with the O.K. brand. This will be
given not only in British Columbia
but by members of the retail organization   in  Alberta, Saskatchewan
3 and Manitoba.
0     Owing   to the fact that Ontario
GEORGE H. GRAY, Returning Officer.
Victoria, Juiy 17.—Despite tbe
keenest criticism of taxation methods in this province, it is shown
conclusively tbnt the levies imposed
at present are as fair as can be exH
pected. A conference on general
taxation was beld recently between
Premier Oliver, Hon. John Hart,
minister of finance, and provincial
assessors. After going into matters
thoroughly, tbe premier said be was
satisfied that the assessors had their
work well in band. Furthermore, be
could not see wbere tbe present plan
of assessments could be modified
little pioneering, claiming that in
this way many who ..therwise would
still be working for wages twenty
years hencs could accomplish big
ihings for themselves, Tbe minister
said there were room for thousands
of prospectors If he were a young
man, he said, nothing would suit
him better than to tie up to an experienced prospector and hit for tbe
The lumbering industry beld
good openings for the young man
who would go into the woods and
learn tbe business thoroughly; he
could own a mill of own in due
"Fishermen operating out of
Prince Rupert are gelling rich,"
said the Hon. Mr" Pattullo. "And
there is room for lots more.   Work
ing   on   the   land today is a picnic
compared witb lbe day of the  pio
The waiis of tbe oppressed are
music to the devil's ears, 'tis said,
and the pessimist hn. had bis itiB
ninths for eoti.e time in this province
Oppositin candidates at the last election told ull who would listen to
them that thc provioce was hopelessly in debt and that it* credit was
However, now along comes Hon.
John Hart with the sale of 86,000,-
000 of British Columbia bonds* at
the best price hi cured by any province in Canada for ovei ten yi-nis
The minister sold $3,000,000 worth
of bonds, 4*} pt-r cent securities for
a price which will cost the province
only 4.60. Another $3,000,000 hae
bren placed, 25 year cecuities, to
c ist 5^ per cent. Even the D'tmin-
ion government has not been able
to secure such a good ptice for
bonds sold this year.
Special car 3 has been taken by the
government and the game conserva
tion board in tbe drafting of tbe
big game laws for the 1924 season.
Within a few weeks these regulations will be posted all over tbe
province. There has been a tendency to tighten up, so that the
wonderful game resources of Dritish
Columbia may be conserved, and at
the same time the hunter is given
every opportunity to secure a good
Mrs. Percy Wright left on Monday for Omack, Wash., where she
will visit ber sister for a couple of
apples will receive a more favorable
agreement it is considered especially desirable that Briti-h Columbia
apples have tbe favor of retailers on
the prairies. The competition with
eastern apples is expected to be
especially Feversthis fall and until
rates are readjusted.
Reports have reached Vancouver
that the Associated Growers, with
85 percent of the tree fruit acreage
in British Columbia, bas been perturbed by the thriat of tbe remaining 15 per cent of acreage under independents to cut tbe market. With
a lessened apple crop, however,
jobbers assert, tbe Growers will be
in a position to lead the way with
little regard for the policies adopted
by the ind pendents.
Vernon, July 15 —At a meeling
of the hoard ot directors, held July-
10, the disputed question of local
versus provincial pools^was tbe sub
ject of very serious discussion. Tbis
is a problem bristling with difficult*
Certain" locals feel that the system
of provincial pools imposes on them
an unreasonable hardship and robs
them of all tbe advantages of clU
uiatic and other conditions to which
they are justly entitled. 0»ber lo«
cals would he adversely affected by
tbe adoption of local pools and are
equally Btreuuous in opposition.
The question was discussed at great
length, each side presenting many
sound arguments in favor of their
point of view, botb sides maintaining tbatan adverse decision would
inevitably result in a widespread
sense of injustice and dissatisfaotiou
among the grower?.
There was plenty of evidence that
feeling  was   already   very    strong
among tbe growers of  the  different
locals, the divisio   being   eo nearly
equal that there was no   great  pie.
ponderance of opinion wbich would
warrant tbe board  in ignoring the
clnims of either party.   Under tbe
circumstances the directors endeav.
ored toarrive at a compromise measure which would reduce to a minimum   the   inequitable  featured of
either plan.   It was finally  decided
to establish for the seasou of 1924:
Provincial season pools for prunes
and all apples excepting crabapples.
Local pools for crabapples and all
other commoditier excepting apples.
This   decision,   while   not   fully-
meeting   the   demands   nf    either
group, is in the opinion of the board
the most equitable com prom ire pos
sible,   and   was  arrived at witb tbe
single purposeof removing the sense
of injustice prevalent in many dis
tricts   and of   preserving that bar
mony without which the cooperative
spirit can not be maintained.
It is the hope of the board that
the locals and the growers in all
districts will appreciate the aim and
purpose of this action and will
realize tbat tbe sacrifices called for
from all parties are for tbe good of
all, and for tbe preservation of tbe
unanimity which is necessary to
success.—Associated Growers of
British Columbia, Limited.
In a spirited address here, Hon.
T. D. P.Hullo, minister of lands,
maintained tbnt Hritish Columbia
was the finest place on e.inb for
young men He urged mure young
men   to  leave the  cities and do a
Helena and Queen Mary were escorted through the Canadian
"e Pavilion at Wembley by Lord Steve-uau, with whom they are
the building.   The policemen ara membera of the Canadian
varioos pasts st Caaada.
Quiet investigation of the fruit
rade i British Columhia, probably
without public hearings, will be
carried out iin'lnr tbe ausploes of
tbe federrl government, it was announced in Vancouver this- week hy
Major Lewis Duncan, who bus been
commissioned to look into Ihe com
pleint that n combine exists in
Vancouver, C Igarv, Ke'niotitnri and
Major Duuoao refused lo make
any comment on his duties nr their
scope. When asked when the first
bearing would be held, be slated
that it was improbable that any
public session would be called.
In tbis r-.s|i"ot the investigation
differs from those usually conducted
by the federal or provincial governments.
Whether or not Mnjor Duncan is
the sole member of Ihe commission
is not known, since be will not com*
ment on tbe conduct of tr.e investigation.
At whose instance the enquiry
haB been Btarted is n matter upon
which Vancouver dealers are completely ignorant, according lo aUUa
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E F. Daw's ranch:
Julyll—Friday  90
12—-Saturday 9ft
18—Sunday  92
14—Monday  95
15—Tneiday  78
16—Wednesday ...   78
17—Thursday '.  69
Rainfall   0.35
mints made by prominent members
nf lhe trade in tbat city.
"We have nothing to be ashamed
of  except   Ihe   fnet   Ihnl    there is
so   much   competition   in the fruit
1 .
trade," wns the comment laughingly
offered hy K. It. Stewart when he
learnt d that the government is proh-
ini! nffdir.- in the fruit trade "Tbere
hue heen evidence enough thnt competition is what hns been returnii g
the growers nf fruit the low prices
that hnve heen prevalent for years
past," he said.
Arthur Bienchley. who has asl'd
aB spokesman for tho "How" in its
recent efforts to coopcrate with Ihe
Retail Merchants' association and
the Associated Growers, stalfd that
there wns to his knowledge nolhirg
to investigate in the fruit business.
"There are always rumors," he
stated, '-hut they are usually discredited ou investigation." THI SON: G1ANDF-OBKB, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Um krauts larks S>un
mux Neit/1
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00
Ono Year (in the United .States)   1.50
Gvfit Britain, France and the United .States,
asanno incou* recently—United Kingdom,$70;
United States, £23; France, $28.
ittjtinpvj iv»jft v uo e7)ij6ipjtig
Addresr *•** —
Phosb 101R
—'cations to
Thk Gband Fokk* Son
GitANi) Forks, B. C'
FRIDAY, JULY 18,  1924
Notes • Notions • Notables
Geopbysioists at the ge iphysical laboratory
ofthe Oarnegie [nstitute at Washington have
I just announced their conclusion that the earth
is made up of four and p issibl'y tive layers of
j material.   At the iamost core of the earth
[there may be immense   qu-igtities   of gild,
Iplacinum   anl   metals   heavier   than    iron.
•.round this it is practically certain that there
an irregular sphere of iron about forty two
lundrhd miles in diameter.    From the  outer
idge of this iron  core to the surface is about
eighteen hundred miles, distance chat is divi 1-
3(J into three layers, whose boundaries are not
s') ti'ply defined,    \T:{'; to  this  central  irou
ISohere is a m:x; I lay ir of ir in til rock which
les of the
it, which is
is a layer
irface of tlr*
lex.: ids to within nuie hvi Ire I
trf.ace. [tatwo n fit's ind tho era
la') >nt thirty li>'j mil ss thick, th sre
ires imbling th tt f > 111 u i th : s
leurth, but containing m >ro in ignesia an 1 less
Ipilicate. The granites with which we are fa-
(miliar form only a mere film a few miles deep
[upon the surface of the earth. The rest of
lthe crust is made up of more auc
1 rock.
more  rigid
"Gan anyone," the professor asked, addressing his students, "tell me what electricity
is?" A student's hand went up and the youth
was invited to expound. He floundered in his
explanation, came to a stand, and said that he
had kuown the day before, but had forgotten.
"Gentlemen," remarked the professor, "this is
the saddest day of my life. Yon see before you
the only man on earth who has ever known
what electricity was, and he has forgotten."
The origin of the ring.or the use of it, seems
to go baek a long time in the world's history.
It was perhaps worn first around the neck as
a badge of servitude Then later on arm and
ankle for ornament, and eventually on the
hand. It is worn ia the case of weddings or
engagements usually on the third linger of the
left hand, on account of a belief that the nerves
of tlie heart concentrates upon that particular
linger. A ring worn by a woman on her little
finger denotes that she intends-to remain single. A man wearing a ring on his first finger
means to imply that he wants a wife. He
wears a ring on the second finger if he is en
gaged, and on the third linger if he is married.
If the ring appoars on the little finger, he is
determined to remain a bachelor. Kings
carved with the heads of deities were used by
superstitious ancient Greeks to wan! off evil.
Ancient Britons used the figure of St. Christopher to protect thorn from sick .ess and
il i) 1, and th it of St. Babara to ward off sudden death, In the eleventh century rings made
of horn and worn on the fourth finger were
said to afford protection against epilepsy;
while a pure gold ring was said to cure pains
in the side.
Maintenance     of   Sales
Forces a Heavy Charge
on Forest Products
Every BritisliColumbian's
Duty to Render Assistance to the Lumber Industry
VKRY man and womnn in British
Tliere are few more mischievous enemies to
Ibees than the death's head moth. It i.s the
Ifemale's disreputable habit to sneak into a
Ibive and, not content with feeding on the
Ihoney, to lay her eggs there. When the larvae
larrive there is good store of food for them,but
|the hive speedily becomes foul and unhealthy,
nd there is strenuous work for the angry
Ipiarist. Happly entrance is not as easily effected into the modern improved hive as into
lhe old fashioned skep.
Old fashioned ideas as to man's supremacy
)i the days when the  Garth   was young  have
laci a rude jolt, according to an eminent state-
lent of ancient manners and customs.   Itis
iw declared that woman, in the days  of our
five dwelling ancestors,  was  regarded as of
ie more important sex. Mau held a secondary
losition, tolerated for the sake of the food and
Inns provided.   Women  ruled and were the
tventors of the earliest arts and sciences,    lt
■as   the   woman's ingenuity  which devised
Bares for animals and made plans for storing
|iod against times ofscarcity.   Women taught
tys of  making clothing  from skins of ani-
iials. and   by the efforts of their brains im-
Irov'ed the lot of all tbe human race. Woman's
limning and wit were the outcome of her lack
Fphysical strength, which obliged her to   reel   to  strategy  rather than force,    On the
bole, the prehistoric woman apparently held
DO same position and ruled man in the  same
lanner that she does today,    Man possibly
li night he was boss, but so long as  he didn't
how any better, wha' difference did it make?
Porcelain factories and stores are men
tioned in Arabia in writing of the period of
800 A.D. The Arabian geographer, Mohammed el-Efridi, who lived in Sicily at the court
of Roger ll.published.about 1154,a geographic
work in which he told of the town of Djankow,
where "Chinese glass" was made. He added
that there was "no finer and more esteemed
profession iu Djankow than that ofapotmaker
or a pot designer." Toward the middle of the
fourteenth century, Ibn Batuta, the Arabian
traveler, described Chinese ceramic as the
most beautiful in the world. The Chinese
manufactured dishes and porcelain ware for a
very long tinn. In the history of the great
Chinese empire, oue reads that only certain
towns and villages went in for porcelain industry. The finest chinaware was made in the
province of tiaxij. It was so beautiful and so
much like the finest crystal that it never was
exported, but was exclusively reserved for the
use of the Chinese emperors.
realize whit, the lumber imluss.
trios mean to tin- community they live
in and should cunstituto tlieuinelvett
active boosters of B.C. forest pro,
This is one o! tho readiest ways in
which thoy can help the indnstiy that
has put this province on the map and
is busily engaged iu keeping it  there
No merchandise, however unique,
can sell itself in these days of substitutes and keen competition. The
searching task of finding steady
markets for their products is perhaps
tbe most important the lumberman of
this province is up against.
Market Expansion
The maintenance of costly sales
forces and far-reaching ninikot eitten«
sion organizations is a very heavy
charge amotiuting to millions yearly
on tlur lumber and allied industries
of British Columbia.
New markets must be found and
old ones preserved Agents at home
and abroad must be employed in
keeping open tho channels along
which 13. C. wood products are dis
tributed to consumers in every part
of tho world
In exchange for these millions of
dollars spent in the marketing of our
forest pro lucts the people of British
Columbia receive what really amounts
to their principal means of support,
livery British Columbian should
therefore ask himself or herself how
bost thoy can help out the industry
that means so much to them.
Tlds series of articles communicated
by tlie Timber Industries Council
of British Columbia.
of Merit
by King Edward, carrying with
Twenty-one years ag i the O
I -  foiuitlet
ne right  to add  "O.M."to a  recipient's
Im". The order is limited to 'it members
ilusive of foreign honorary members. Mili-
members ittclnde the Earl of Sfpres and
,i lliig, wbilo am mg th ■ civil members are
rd .Morley, Thomas II r ly, Sir Qeorge
■velyan—all    octagonniinns—Sit"    J.   M
in-ie, Lord Haldane, Lord Balfour apd   Mr.
I'vl George.    The ribbon i.*> blue and  crim-
II he best place for a vacation is where you
|) be most cheerful.
Did England has to pay something for hon
»\ paying1 her debts to the  United  StateSs
olncient History"
Items Taken From The Urand Porks Sun lor tba Corresponding
Week Twenty Yews Ago
The cattle uf Grand Forks, it appears, have
been officially iiotiiiod that tho city is without
a-poundmaster at present.
lt is estimated that uearly 1000 men are
now employed on construction work on tbe
i'ii icnix branch "of the Great Northern.
Geo. Manson and Gus Parker, of tbe electrical department at tlie Granby, will take in
the sights of Spokane during the shut-down
of the smelter and will leave for that day  to
morrow morning.
N. McLellan put his thermometer in the
sun in his wind >w yesterday morning. In an
amazingly shor, t:me it registered 120 deg.
Then Mac became frightened and gave him
self a thorough examination to make that he
was not melting,
S II. C. Miner, president of *the Granby
Consolidated, and Mrs. Miner arrived in the
city last Tuesday. Mr. Miner is on his annual
tour of inspection and will spend several
weeks in the Biiundary.
The grade on the Great Northern smelter
spur is now about completed from the river to
the C.P.R. tracks.
Martin Burn-ill, Conservative candidate for
the Dominion h mse for Ytfle Cariboo is cam
paigning in the upper end   of   the   constit-
I       ii   (direct  and   indirect)  per head in |uency.
Although it fc otaly 18 yean juro
tbat Alberta kee*m« a province, lis
population has lncraased fourfold,
while the (rain yield haa incretMMd
twenty-fold. Even at the present loir
prices, the total agricultural products of Alberta in 1923 wero worth
Esports concerning the apple
ero,) in the Annapolis Valley show
that the entire crop, including the
eat i mated local consumption, win
1,816,000 barrels. It is reported
that 70,000 apple trees and 3,000
plum trees will be set out in Hts
valley thia spring.
The railways of Canada up to
the end of last April earned $6,000,-
000 more than they did for the
correspond!■*.-*• period in 1923. Thia
favorable result is riue entirely to
the fact that the people have b?en
doij-."-- moro business. All authorities are agreed that such a condition  means  grov'ing  trade.
NeorlJ* 63,000 b;-.?h-ls of high
da?.- seed ware handier! at the Alberta government seed-cleaning
plant during the past season. A
total of 'J.2,k2',S bushels of Marquis wheat seed was handled,
3,16*i bushels of riafcy v.lie.it, 23,073
bushels of Victory tints, 17,862
bushel** of Eann.i' c-.t*-, and 684
btisl'.ols cf Bark's G-Irley.
Ti ree pr.':*c; for v.:■■■•'•■ra at tho
bun- alow camps on 1 ; ststs* River,
Nip ■■on Rivar, anrl tha Lake of the
Wo .'.*, have bo,.:: t '." i-'d to Ca-
nad :i fishermen 1 ■ the Canadian
Pacific Hallway, '.. .a trophies are
silver replicas of I. * I.a i and thc
troul, and a wondi ,';'' vt.nriit-.ction
of the head of a fighting mus-
Among the speakers to address
the great co**v. n.ioa of '..:..• Associated Advertising C! Ij o'f the-
Wonld nt London, England, to be
held July 14-17, will be K W.
Eratiy, K.C, Obairman and President of tha Canadian Pacific Railway,. Mr. Beatty will speak on
July 17, and has chosen as his
theme "Building an Empire with
i     ——•■—
Canada's national wealth in 1021
was $22495,000,000, according to
a report jnst issued by tho Dominion Bureau of Statistics. In
the tabulation, agricultural wealth
comes fint with $7,982,871,126,
nearly 36 per cont of the total and
about $908 por head of population. Tho Western provinces lead,
the Yukon topping tbo list wilh
$4,058. The first in absolute
wealth was Ontario, to whioh is
credited tbe sum of $7,358,000,000,
or thirty-three per cent of the Do>-
sttinion total.
Keep Cool
Look Cool
and Feel
at little cost.    Just  buy
a couple of those nice
Dresses   nly $1.50
and ti pair of Sandals,
Then you may laugh at
the hot days.
Established 1910
RealEstatc and Insurance
Resident Aeent Grm,<l Porks Townsite
Company, Limited
Farms      Orchards     City Property
'Agents at Nelson, Calirsry, Wlhiil-icg and
otber Prnlrle polnta.  Vanoouver As-enr :
Established ln 1910. we are In a position to
furnish reliable Information eonoernlnc this
Wriln for fr«R litnintiire
Phone 30
E,C, Henniger Co,
Groin, Hay
Flour and Feed
Linte and Salt
Cei lent and Plaster
Poult try Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
City   Beal Estate  For
Applications ior 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.
We are agents for the well known Massey-
Harris line of farm equipment. Let us
figure on your needs.
A Complete Line of Garden Tools
Furniture and Hardware
A signal shows on the switchboard, a
telephone number is asked for, and a wire
highway is created over which two persons may send their words and thoughts,
one to the other. Thousands of these
messages pass over the wires of the B.C.
Telephone Company in a day.
The telephone operator eannot follow
her work to its results, but she can appreciate its'importance. In her keeping is
part of a great mechanism of inter communication, but those whom she serves
and thejbenefits of her service remain unknown. Each summons for her co operation is of equal urgency, foreach helps to
further the progress of the community
and the province.
SINCE the first of May a very
fine lot of cattle have been
passing through the stockyards at Winnipeg. These show
the result of intensive feeding they
Eceived during the winter, and the
rge number of cattle recently
.wming forward indicate that western farmers have greatly enlarged
their winter feeding operations
over what prevailed two or three
years ago. In order to encourage
this business the railways last fall
reduced the freight rates on feeder
cattle taken out from the stockyards to the country to one-half the
"regular rates, and the co-operative
cattle pool announced that no com
mission would be charged farmers
purchasing such cattle from the
pool. Many of the good cattle recently received at the yards were
purchased by farmers last fall in
uniform loads carefully sorted up
by tho pool, and shipped out under
the reduced railway rates. Winter
feeding operations have on the
whole made a very satisfactory return to a large number of farmers,
and cattle purchased at from four
to four and a half cents a pound
have been resold this spring at
from six and a half to seven cents
a pound, or occasionally more,
after  making a  gain in  weight
often    averaging    two    hundred
pounds or more.
Many western cattle are now
moving east, both to packing
plants, for export to Great Britain,
and to Ontario farms for further
intensive feeding. Many loads of
pool cattle are consigned direct to
farmers in Ontario who have placed
orders for them. To get these cattle to destination in the quickest
possible time and to avoid as far at
possible shrinkage losses in transit,
the Canadian National Railways
operate a special fast through
cattle train daily from Winnipeg to
the east, and cattle for this movement are loaded up each evening
about seven o'clock.
Beauty Flies For Speckled Beauties
St. Jovite in the mountains of Northern Quebec is i-imous
as a summer and winter resort.  V.7inter times thev use a
wingless aeroplane for skijoring, but in gumm rtbcy "put the
winesand abodyon anduseitfor fishing i.nd swimming:.  Behind almost every mountain of the Eiaiirentinn3 there i
or two — so the plane comes in handy fur jumping o
hills to chase the sporting bass and trout to tlieir lair
above pretty girl, one of a party of five, has just come in from a flying trip to a nearby lake and is justly ;
her string of speckled beauties.
ere an
Comparative figures on the hydra
j power installed in the United Statea
j and Canada show that the latter ia
! far in the lead in respect of horse-*
I power installed per 1,000 of population.    The  United States has  10<->
465,000 h.p. of installed water power
against  Canada's  water power  in*
etallations   of  3^27,414   h.p.     The
horse-power per 1,000 of population
ln the United States is 96, ant ia
Canada it is S50.
A steady increase ia the volume
of wheat exports from Canada ia
noted in the monthly statement rs*
sued by the Bureau of Statietice.
In April, 1924, 8,085,4«5 bushels ia
all were exported, as against 6,143,-
304 in April, 1923. Included in these
figures are 32,806 bushels sent te
the United States, 4\»»?B,469 to tha
United Kingdom and 3.080,1»1 ta
other countries.
Approximately 80 per cent ol
Manitoba's wheat aereage has beea
seeded, despite the general latenese
of work on the land occasioned by
unfavorable spring weather. Practically every district correspondent
reports a reduction in the wheal
acreage, with corresponding indications that barley and flax acreage,
in partitrular, will be increased.
Alberta provided the bulk of tha
wool sold by the Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers' Association last
year, 1,062,613 pounds, of the total
of 2,843,366 pounds of tbe 1923 clip,
coming from this province, according to a statement made by tha
general manager of the Association.
Ontario growers took second place,
with 636,076 pounds, feUosred by
Manitoba - Saskatchewan, -166,688
pounds. Sundry shipmenta totalled
345,599 pounds.
The value of ttie building permits
issued in 56 Canadian cities showed
a large increase during April, as
compared with March, 1924. Representative cities authorized buildinga
to the value of $18,462,359, as compared with $9,162,763 in the pre-
'vious month. Nova Scotia, Quebec,
Ontario, Manitoba and New Brunswick registered increases in tha
value of building permits issued.
I ' !■
Except in sheep, Canadian lira-
stock and livestock products show an
increase in shipments to the United
States all along the line in tha
January-February period of thia
year, compared with the corresponding months of last year. Cattle
shipments in the period were 11,190,
compared with 10,310; beef 923,400
lbs., compared with 446,800 lbs.; bacon 81,700 lbs., compared with 30,10*
!bs.; pork, 165,300 lbs., compared
with 00,800 lbs., and mutton 2,400
-bs., compared with 700 lbs.
The ; first annual pow-wow of
the Trail Riders of the Canadian
Rockies, which will be 'held July 17-
18 tit Yoho, will take place in a big
sun-dance lodge decorated by Stoney
Indians. The order aims to encourage travel through the Canadian
Rockies, outdoor life, nature study,
and forest conservation, and ta
honns- early explorers. Many noted
authors and artists have joined and
li. W, Beatty, President of the Canadian Pacific Railway, has donated
31,000 towards expenses.
The Canadian Pacific S.S. "Ef»-
pross of Canada1' arrived at Vancouver, B.C., on May 24th, following
a world cruise of five montha
and nearly 80,000 miles. The passengers witnessed a remarkable
eruption at Hilo, in the Hawaiian
Islands, on Hay 17th. After a public welcome at Vaacouvor, they lefl
for the East, stopping an rente aft
Banff Springs Hotel for a dianer-
dance. E. W. Beatty, President af
the Canadian Pacific, who stat tha
ship, raid that she had doae tapes*-
tant missionary work in i
Canadian Ensign over tha
ud of
The Itinerary of the personally
conducted tour of the Canadian
Teachers' Federation, ea route te
their annual convention to be held
at Victoria, B.C., August 12th to
16th, has Just been announced.
Starting from Toronto, a special
train for the teachers will proceed
west by Canadian Pacific Railway,
halts being made at Western Canada's chief points of beauty and interest. It la expected that
160 will make the trip.   .
That Sweden is capable ef sending 25.000 men to Canada as ins-
migrants yearly was the statement
of Otto Elander, prominent Swedish editor, when in Montreal recently. Mr. Elander is touring
Canada with the object of studying
conditions as they exist in Swedish
settlements here and reporting upon
them to his fellow-countrymen desirous of immigrating to this
The man who is wronged
can forget it; the man who
wronged him never can.
The shortest
thing in the
isn't a mosquito's eyelash or a gnat's
whisker, or any other part of any insect
whatsoerer-.IT IS THE MEMORY OF
If you doubt this ask the first men
men you meet the following questions*
Si When did the R31 cross thc Atlantic?
Who was her pilot? On What date was
Lord Kitchener drowned? What was
the name of the ship that blew up and
almost wiped out the city of Halifax?
What Gem. an submarine torpedoed
thc Lusijania?
It is a safe bet that you would not
get one correct answer.
Now do you see the necessity of perils . -*ii} advertising? When the details
of events of world wide importance are
so soon forgotten how do you expect
tho public to remember you unless
YOU f ELL'EM-and keep telling them?
Nothing is lost   until
your courage.
vou ve   lost
One step won't take very far,
You've got to keep on walking;
One 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.
Brown started out without a cent;
He's rich now and still rising;
Some say 'twas luck; some say 'tw-.
HE says 'twas advertising. 1BMN: GBAND FOSKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
News of the 3ity
Mr. and Mr*   H try   Matthews'
two year old daughter had a narrow
agoape from str-.ous injurj- by a
playful cow on Monday evening.
The child happened to get in the
cdw'h path, and was hurled quite a
distance by the animal's horns,
tearing all the clothing oil the child
and inflicting a Blight flesh   wound.
whioh is snid to nav-  worki d to perfection in the high altitude.
The contractors of the new high
school   are  making good   pi i
with   the   construction    work,   the
basement   of   the   building    being
ahout linished.
11. VV. Young and family returned on Monday from a abort camping
out trip to Franklin u'uup, VVbil   in
camp   tbey   installed   ■   radio     t.
City Clerk John A. Hutton and
two sons, Masters Krnest and Chessier, left on Tuesday for a two weeks'
automobile trip to Lethbridge, McLeod and other East Kooteuay
Baion Byng of Vimy, governor-
general of Canada, will visit Graod
Forks on Friday, August 1, accompanied by Lady Byng aod daughter.
They will he in the city from 10 to
11  in,.
Mi uml Mrs. Joseph Cunningham
of Beaverdell were visitors in the
city on Wed need uy.
Thomas Dunlnp, of Chesaw, who
is interested in the Maple Leaf
mine, is ir. the city.
Augustus D. Curtis of Chicago, III. and Geoffrey H. Bushby of London,
England, whom he rescued from death after the latter had fallen
exhausted following his (light from within ;i0 feet of Kileaua volcano during
its recent eruption.
The 'Big show' happened while the S.S. Empress of Canada lay at
Hilo H.I. and many of the round-the-world passengers were ashore viewing
the picturesque sight of the Hawaiin volcanic region. Mr. Bushby had left
the party to obtain a close-up of the House of Everlasting Fire when the
eruption of May 17 occurred.
The hours set by the City Council for Lawn and
Garden Sprinkling are: from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and such sprinkling shall be done
only through sprays aud nozzles not exceeding three-
sixteenth inch in diameter. Consumers are requested
in case of fire alarm to turn off all taps.
I am instructed by the City Council to impress
upon you the necessity of strictly adhering to the
above requirements as any person found using water ih
manner contrary to above regulations will have service summarily discontinued and wjll be charged $1.00
to have water turned on again.
JOHN A.  HUTTON, City Clerk.
Prest-O-Lite batteries arc dependable
under all kinds of service and weather
conditions. They are made with the care
and attention to detail that has built up
B world-wide reputation for abundant
power and long life of service.
Prest-O-Lite is the world's oldest service to motorists and Prest-O-Lite sen-ice
Stations extending in an unbroken chain
from Coast to Const are known to every
motorist as a safe place to go for bat*
tery advice and repairs.
Grand Forks, B. C.
Mayor and Mrs. T. M. Gulley and
son Liureoee, of Gieentvood, were
visitors in tbe cily on   Wednesday.
Vancouver, July 18—Witb the
election of Mrs, Mary Ellen Smith
ia Vancouver now assured, and D.
G. McKay declared elected io Mackenzie on a li ti u I count by the returning officer, Liberals were able to
count up 26 .seats last nigbt, with an
Independent wbo uaii be counted as
a government supporter, making
37. The independent is Major li.
J, Uuide of Alberni.
Mackenzie riding despite tbs
official declaration of tbe returning
officer, ia not, however, counted on
an out of tba fire. D. G. McKay, tbe
Liberal candidate, was not counted
in ou the absentee vote, but be ause
of the action of the returning officer
in arbitrarily throwing out a large
number of votes owing to mistakes
made by deputies.
The standing of the parties now
is as follows:
Liberals 26
Conservatives   15
Provincials 3
Labor 5
Independent  1
In response to thu appeal of the
University of Bishop's College, Len-
noxville, Que., for $500,000, to meet
present needs, the Canadian Pacific
Railway has supported the plea by
subscribing $15,000 to the fund.
Canada will soon be the mecca of
many moving picture directors, according to Herbert Brenon, producer
for Thomas Meighan, who recently
arrived at Banff to film the big outdoor scenes for James Oliver Cur-
wood's "The Alaskan."
The fish catch of the world approximates $1,000,000,000 a year in
its cost to the consumer, of which
$780,000,000, goes to those who harvest it, statistics furnished by the
United States Fish Commission declare.
The value of the tourist traffic
to Canada is proved by figures supplied by the Parks Department of
the Dominion Government, which
show that the enormous sum of
$136,000,000 was spent by tourists
in this country in 1923. This represents the Dominion's fourth largest source of foreign cash income.
On lit r arrival at Quebec, June
14. the C.'iii.; I ii.i Pacific steamship
"Empress of Frutiee" broke the record for the fastest time made between that port ttnd S.iuthampton,
England, from which she sailed,
having maintained aa average speed
of over lil hunts. This vessel also
holds the record for the run between
Quebec and Liverpool.
Arrangem nts for the Pageant of
Empire, lo be held at the British
Empire Exhibition July 21-Auguat
30, are now rapidly completing.
Episodes showing the history of
Canada and the other Dominions aa
well ni of the Mother Country from
the e; ,-liest times to the present day
are b ing organh-.id with the assistance if prominent residents of the
Dominion  now in  London.
Hon. J. E. Perrault, Minister of
Colonization, Mines and Fisheries
for the Province of Quebec, on his
return from a recent extensive trip
to the Temis ainitig district of that
province, stated that there were
over 2,000 prospectors exploring the
gold-fields of Quebec and at least
a million dollars would be expended
in development work in the regioa
during the course of the season.
A carload  of cattle wae shipped
from Roek Creek on Wedntsday.
According to figures prepared by
the freight department of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the export
grain movi-iment via Vancouver
reached a total of 48,971,930 bushels
on May 31, 1924, compared with a
total of 17,387,715 bushels as oa
May 31, 1923. In each instance the
figures cover the crop year commencing September 1st. Thn increase is therefore 31,584,21ft
bushels or 181.5 per cent.
Enthusiastic celebrations took
place at Vancouver and Victoria,
B.C., when thc special service squadron of the Royal Navy, headed by
H.M.S. Hood, the largest warship
ln the world and flagship of the
squadron, visited those places recently. The squadron is expected
on the Atlantic seaboard in August, when efforts will be made by
Canadians on that coast to outdo
the Pacific cities in the warmth of
the welcome they extend. The anticipations are that thousands of
visitors will gather at Quebec ami
elsewhere to demonstrate their affection for the officers and men of
the fleet.
Dan and A. N. Docksteader made
a trip to Greenwood on Tuesday.
"You may say that Canada is becoming msre and more -interesting
to Englishmen and before long additional English capital will be used
here in the development of industries. I am very optimistic and I
believe that we are now progressing towards an era of unprecedented
prosperity. What we need more
than all now is the immigration of
good men who will become an asset
to this country," declared Sir John
Aird, President of the Canadian
Bank of Commerce, on his return
from Europe recently aboard the
Canadian Pacific steamship "Empress of France."
Tbe limit d rains during tbe
past week refreshed tbe valley to a
certain extent and enabled irriga-*
tioniste to economize on the water
iu tbe river.
K. Scbeer and Chas. Mitchell returned on Saturday from a week's
automobile trip to Kimberley,"
A.   N.   Docksteader  bas moved
from Spokane to tbis city.
The couutin-' of the absentee bal-
lotsstarted in Greenwood on Monday morning, and those present be«
sides the returning officer and bis
assistant were: John McKie, It, Lee,
Major R. Gray, B. F Keir, G. C.
Egg, E. H. Cagnon, W. O. Hylett,
and J. A Frrstr The final result
of the polling in the Grand Forks-
Greenwood riding, asanDouuied by
Returning Offie t George H. Gray,
gives John McK e 750, E C. Henniger 642, C. A. S Atwood 331. Mo-
Kio's plurality i >, therefore, 108.
In the Okanag io they are holding
prayer meetings for ruin.
Say "Bayer Aspirin"
INSIST! Unless you see the
"Bayer Cross" on tablets you
are not getting the genuine
B.tyer Aspirin proved safe by
millions and prescribed by physicians for 24 years.
Accept only a
19 Iff-     i^W^t&J/l    VlllJ
^**^ •>    Ri ir-at*  *tyn/**ri.
Bayer package
which contains proven directions
Dandy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets
Air ■> bottles of 24 and 100—Druggists
Aspirin Is thc trade mark (registered In
Canada) ol* Bayer Manufacture of Mono-
acet^acldestcr of Saltcylicacttl
,£)Wo will handle your Fruit and
£ Vegetable* for 10 per cent or
buy it outright.    Write us for full
For making perfect Jams, Jelliies and Marmalade. Retains the-natural fruit flavor.
Sold at
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 ns now coinl As weatherproof as a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings. Framo of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Heal Quality. Real
Value.  Hlasy Terms. We are tbe people^to mount you right.
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
Ship Your Cream lo
Tbe Kettle Valley
Creamery Co.
We pay jthe highest price and assure
you the most accurate tast. Give your
local creamery your trade.
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.   ARMSON
Wholesale and Retail
^Havana Cigars, Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
Aien t
I'oimnicn Monumental Works
(j'Asjbeatos Produc'a Co. Roofing
npHE value of well-
printed* neat appearing stationery as
a meansof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Bail programs
Business cards
Vi;i!ing cards
Sh'f ing tags
Price li3ts
New yp5
Latest Style
Columbia Avenue and
take Street
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Wood and
for Sale
Office attR. F. Petrie's Store
Phone 64
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
!Yalb Hotel,  FibstS i rkktJ
mumi. oi
Vacant, unreserved, surv*y*d
Jrown lands may b» pr*-*mpt*d by
British subjects ovsr ll year* of age,
md ar aliens an declaring intention
to becooai British subjects, conditional upon resldenos, occupation,
md   Improvement   for    agricultural
Fall Information concerning regu-
atlone regarding pre-emption* is
s-lvsn In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
'How to Pre-empt Land," ooplee of
vhleh can be obtained free of oharge
jy addressing- the Department of
-undo, Victoria, B.C, or te any Oev-
mment Agent
Records, will be (ranted covering
mly land suitable for agricultural
purposMa, and whioh ls not timber-
land, Le, carrying over 5*000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and i,#M feet per acre east of tbat
Applies-.Uo*-|* for pre-emptions are
o be a<Mress**ed to the Land Com-
nlseioner of ths Land Recording Division, ln which the land applied fer
Is situated, and are matte on printed
' run, cojil.ss of which can be ob-
..laed front the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emjr-iions must be occupied fnr
tlee rear* and Improvement* mad*
to value of $10 per acre, Including
dealing and cultivating at leaat five
ucre*, before a Crown Grant can be
Ver more detailed Inform itlon eee
the Bulletin "How to Fr«-«-mpt
Applications ure received for p' /•
ohate of vacant and unreserved
drawn lands, not being tlmborland,
fnr agricultural purposes! minimum
prloe of firm - dims (arable) lnnd Is |6
psr aero, anil second -c!a s (grazing)
land $2.60 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands ls given ln Bulletin
Ne. 10, Land Series, "I'uroha-so and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
Uneurveyed areas, not exceeding 10
aores, may be leased as homesltes,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected in the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land hos been surveyed.
For graslng and   industrial    purpose* areas not exceeding RIO aore*
may be lesocd  by one  person  or a
Under the Grazing Act tho Province 1* divided Into graslng districts
and the range administered under *i
Gracing Commissioner. Annual
gracing permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to establish 4 owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management. Free, cr partially free.
•'rmlts sr* avaJlabli for settlors,
impers nnd tr-vellers, i-.p to ton
head. -*-


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