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STANDINGOFB.C.
Statexnent of Attorney
General Shows an Enormous Inoreaseof Motor
Vehicles in Provinoe
Kettle Valley Orchardist
TWENTY-THIRD YEAR—No. 14
"Tall me what sou Know la tru»
I on Sussss ss well as you."
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1,   1924
Victoria, January 30.—Another
Instance of what the financial world
thinks ol British Columbia ia to be
found in the price wbicb Hon. Jobn
Hart, minister of finance, obtsiued
for the 12,000,000 worth of bonds
Jut sold. Twenty-five year 6 per
cent bonds went for 96.877, and fbe
return figures out at 5.22. In other
words, this price is tbe best secured
since the province last floated a S
per oent loan, a little better than
the last loan and a good deal above
tbe reoent western provincial loans?.
Hall of the new loan goes to take
np treasury bills sold to the bank to
raise money fo capital outlays on
university buildings and trunk
roads. The other balf will refund
the million dollar loan wbich matured last October. ThiB loan waa
made just before tbe 1920 election
•nd bore interest at 6 per cent; and
the price at whicb it was sold in New
York, together witb the premium
wbioh was received wben tbe pur
chase price was p-id here, mnde the
•ost to tbe province 4.79 per cent.
Considering premiums paid on remittances ol interest and principal,
Hie actual cost of the loan was 6.473
pet cent. Mr. Hart figured on clearing off this loan on a S.30 per cent
basis, but succeeded in doing so on
4.0.23 basis.
Meanwhile tbe pessimistic howling of opposition members io the
legislature appears to have had no
effect upon the financial bouses, who
readily purchase British Columbia
securities at a better figure tbao any
other province in Canada is able to
secure.
Attorney General Manson has
issued a statement of figujes relet.
ing to motor vehicles in British Col
umbia, whioh shows the remarkable
growth nf the province in this re
gard. Last year the minister stated
there were 39,500 motor licenses
issued, as compared with 6688 in
1914, or an increase in ten years of
over 600 per cent.
The government has kept pace
with the increase in motor traffic
and -during the five years ending
March 31 next the expenditures on
provincial bighwaye will have
•mounted to $7,760,000. During
the last fiscal year $1,733,821 has
been spent in this way.
Mr. Manson states that ths motor
revenue for the past five years has
•mounted to 13,834,000. The policy
has been toahare this with the mu
ttioipalities and since 1921 a third
of thia revenue has been paid over.
The sum ol $2,500,000 has been left
tor the government, wbile in that
time $6,500,000 net has been spent
On the roads ot British Columbia.
Hon. W H. Sutherland, minister
of public works, shows that since
the present government took office
the mileage of roads and trails bas
increased enormously. In 1917 tbe
province had 12,225 miles of roads
•nd 8000 miles ot trails. Today
there are 16,200 miles of roads and
2200 miles of trails. This means
that the government haB built upwards of 1000 miles of roads and
160 miles of trails each year. The
province also has 60 miles of bridges.
Fanners Needing Help
Gan Secure Immigrants
Winnipeg, Jannary 81.—Prospec.
tive settlers from many countries,
directed by tbe overseas organization of the Canadian National railways, will begin to rsach Winnipeg
about March 15, and many of these
newcomers will be anxious to secure
work on farms in order that they
may learn by aotual experience tbe
Canadian methods of carrying on
farm work. In order to assist these
settlers and also the farmers who
require their services during tbe
spring, summer and fall, tbe Canadian National railways have placed
application forms in the hands of
all agents on C.N.R, weetern lines,
whicb farmers can complete and
send in without financial obligation
of any kind. -Officials of the colon,
ization and developmen tdepartment
of tbe railway in Winnipeg will then
place the prospective worker in
touch with tbe prospective employer and thus get the settler away
to a good start.
It abould oot be overlooked tbat
tbe immigraot wbo ie most likely to
be of uae to the western farmer ia tbe
man wbo comes early in the spring,
prepared for a year's work, ratber
tban tbe man whocomesfora sbort
time, tempted by higb wages whicb
are paid during rush period, and it
is strongly recommended that, aB
far as possible, help should be engaged by the year.
No charge ia made for tbis service and tbe company assumes no
obligation except to bring the
worker and hie prospective employer together for their mutual benefit.
Farmers wbo anticipate needing
help during the coming year are
urged to make application early and
thus take steps to assist the vigorous immigration campaign being
carried out by tbe Canadian Na
tional railways.
Tbe aggreasive immigrotion and
colonization plan being followed by
theCanadian National railways will
result iu'tbe bringing to Canada of
many thousands of good citizens
during the next few months. To
ensure theae newcomers work is the
most practical way ot ensuring
their succeaa. By the method out
lined the employer of farm labor
can supply this cooperation and at
the same time secure help for him
eelf for tbe coming year.
Well On His Way
The KlcndYke ta ta the threes of
another gold aad silver mak. At
the head of the Beaver River, 60
miles west of Kano Rill, a silver
and gold discovery of unusual proportions has started a stampede
from Mayo, the major mining settlement of the Yukon, to the new country, where it ta said assays reveal
pay dirt running 1406 ounces of
silver to the ton.
February 1 has been generally ao
oepted as the date when tbe beer
clubs will definitely go out of busi
ness. The new government regula.
tions are very drastic and are ex*
pected o dean up tbe liquor trou
blestoa large degree. These will
oome into effect February I, when
the lid will be put on in earnest,
Only bona fide clubs will be permitted to carry liquor and these will
be under the strictest supervision,
with tbe looker system in force.
Rapid progress is being made in
preparing the Canadian section of
Qts British Empire BaMMtion. The
giant pavilion was roofed tn and
ready fer exhibits in sixty days from
its eenmencetment and will be ready
for oaening on March 1st Two million feet of CasakUan feather, 1 miles
•f roofing and 280 tons of nails,
nuts and boHa hava already been
used In the '
It ia reported that the Reihs—ere
interests of Da-Bland, ******* recently acquired a large block of timber land in tae Manieoaagan River
Basin, hava headed a eyas-Heats*
whieh will ssssti 116,000,000 ta
erecting pulp and newsprint maao-
factaring plants near Qaebes ofay.
With this news eocaea tke annoanaa
■ent that ths St Regis Paper Ooaa-
pany wiH build a &0OO,OM nta*
near the parish of in. > maafc, a
•nbanb of Quebec
Annual Meeting
Boy Scouts
Seventeen members were prrsent,
Mayor Acrea, district commissioner,
occupying tbe chair.
Tbe election of officers resulted as
follows:
Chairman—Dr. Truax.
Vice-Chairman—Fred Clark.
Secretary treasurer—F. B. Hetb
erington.
Advisory Committee—E. C. Henniger, Donald McCallum, A. F.
Crowe, John Mooyboer.
All tbe offices were filled by acclamation.
Tbe following addressed tbe meeting:
Dr. Acres, aB retiring chairman
and district commissioner; Captain
Thompsjn, scoutmaster; D. McArthur, patrol leader; Kev. Smythe, on
work of cubs (23) under hia care;
Cavey, old country scoutmaster, on
scouting in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Jobn Mooyboer kindly offered tbe
use of blacksmith shop on Saturday
afternoons and expressed a willing,
ness to show the boys tbe rudimentary work in codnection with black-
smithing.
Rev. Smythe informed the meeting tbat tbe cubs were holding a tea
and solicited the patronage of tbe
members for the boys; also that arrangement for a bean feast at a later
date by the scouts in general were
under progress.
Scoutmaster Thompson spoke on
tne work of scouting and pleaded
foi a more sympathetic attitude on
the part of many parents, emphasizing that soouting did not interfere
with a boy's school duties; rather
would it fit him better for tbe discipline of the sob ol, the cardinal
principle of a scout being "To
Obey."
The meetiug closed at a late hour,
everyone feeling that the Boy Scouts
were off to a good start for the year
1924.
without further delay. The yields
secured from these fillers to date
may be of some interest to apple
growers. Tbe varieties used were
Jonathan, Wagner, Cox's Orange,
Duchess and Yellow Transparent.
The total yield of each variety for
tbe eight years sin e date of planting, figured on the basis of forty
eight trees to the aore, is as follows
Jonthan 377 boxes, Wagner 301.5,
Duchess 291, Yellow Transparent
220.5, Cox's Orange 163.
If is apparent that even tbe highest producing filler, Jonathan, gave
an average annual yield oi less tban
fifty boxes to the acre. When the
cost of trees, planting, cultivation,
spraying, pruning, is considered, it
doubtful whether even the Jonathan
aud Wagner have justified their
existence.
TheBe observaiions suggest that
the planting of filllers between permanent apple treeB set thirty feet
apart is a practice of questionable
commercial value. The problem of
planting fillers aod the time for removal is one which the individual
grower must decide for himself. In
making this decision, however, he
should remember tbat if he expects
hia permanent trees to produce large
crops of marketable fruit he muat
be prepared to allow tbem ample
space to develop.
Can Not Dispense
With Canadian Wheat
The superior quality of Canadian
bard spring wheat is recognized by
tbe United SlnteB millers, especially
by opejators in the Northwestern
aratea. Even at the high rate ot
duty imposed by the Fordney tariff,
large quantities of Canadian wheat
continue to pass over tbe border at
Duluth to be used in improving tbe
quality of American flour. According to United States customs service reports, tbe importations of
wheat at Duluth amounted to 11.■
602,631 bushels in 1920; 8,763,687
bushels in 1921; 343,165 bushels in
1922, and 1,010,123 for the first
eleven months of 1923. Even with
the amount of Canadian wheat going into ihe Northwestern states,
Hour milling is not flourishing. According to the Northwestern National Bank Review, published in
Minn apolis, flour mills in that
state were in December ruuning nt
one half capacity orless, and toe
output was booked almost entirely
for domestic trade. In contrast
with this, the readers of this Review ara told, Canadian mills are
running at full capacity on export
demand.
OF I92U0UNCIL
Standin ^Committees Appointed—-Chairmen Requested to Bring in
Their Estimates asEarly
as Possible
!rom
Everywh
ere
That thc average weight of Alberta's 1923 wheat was 64 pounth to
the bushel, or four pounds more li.:-.n
the standard, is tho statement ol
George Hill, Dominion Grain Inspector at Calgary,
The scsson of navigation for tlie
year 1928 is the longest since the
year 1814, or 109 years ngo, according to a statement mode at Quebec
by Captain J. E. Derate**", Arctic
explorer.
Two-thirds of Canada's exhibits
for the British Empire Exhlbitlen
are now in England, most of these
being already at Webley. Among
them is a monster silver nugget,
weighing nearly three tons, the big*
gest ever unearthed, which was dug
up in Canada.
Twenty-nine million pounds of
halibut were landed at Prince Rupert, B.C.,'»duri:-g the past year, with
figures for tiie month of December
incomplete. This total is considerably In excess of the previous year.
Several large shipments were mude
to Chicago and other middle Western States' points.
ORCHARD FILLERS
HmBsnss
im  CM—js
eost et ie>ft-
Becords -wet-ailed br lbe
st Railway Statlattes im
•how how greatly the eost
wad equipment ia North Awastlee
kaa increased in the Mat snrtaaw
years. Sinee 1B0T, these -rsrnres
show, the cost of henry fieight locomotives has risen Mas. 116,148 te
|U,560 each; passenaagr \tss*mSr*\*sss
from 116,067 to 96M00 eaeh; passenger coaches from 87J80 te V^e-
•00 each; freight ears from |T00 te
$2,801 each; aad steel nils '
$28 to |tt pee ten.
At the Summerland experimental
station the permanent trees in the
apple orchard were planted thirty
feet apart eacb way, making forty-
^ight trees to the acre. Between
these permanent trees an equal num
ber of fillers or temporary trees were
planted. The orchard is only eight
years old, but the fillers are already
orowding the permanent trees to
sucb an extent that it has been derided to remove the temporary trees
The Indians of the three prairie
provinces in the 1023 Reason harvested the greatest crop in their history, r.ccorai-ig to the annual report
of the Department of Indian Affairs,
In the throe provinces, the Indians
harvested 888,Bfll bushels of wheat,
674,21-2 bushels of oatr. and 62,804
bushe's oi barley. The report ."tiows
they raised BR.26-1 bushels of potatoes and 10,0011 bushels of otheT
vegetables. They summerfallowed
20,000 acres of lnnd. broke fi,«08
aCTcs, pi:! up **"i '*'"' ons of liny and
sW16 of green food.
E. W. Beatty, President of the
Canadian Pacific Railway, has accepted the honorary presidency of
the Province of Quobec Safety
League, succeeding the late Lord
8siaHghne«&y, who was its flrst honorary president. The object of the
League Is to institute safe-guards for
the protection of life, especially
chHdren, providing protected playgrounds end streets.
It is estimated by the provincial
tourist bureau of the 1'rovincc of
Quebec that 125,000 American auto-
mobiles visited the province in H-23.
Of tljis mir.'bcr 40,000 travelled over
the King Edward Highway, the principal ro;:'.c of nutomobilists from
across the border motoring to Montreal and a record in the annals of
that thoroughfare as regards American ears.
Thc    Cane
Company, of !
wick, has i->
ply  lubiicr.t..:.
.' •' Oanadif.r. I
ii.;; to ■"■■•   n
to bc th<
CE 'iv;   oi':
This ,  :.-, -
117 for S:.
plant  will
:.an Independent Oil
St, John, New Bnmg-
rd n contract to sup-
•  oils nf  all   kino's  to
rifle steamships ply-
r orts. This is said
; .;t contract for lubrl-
■or  closed  in  Canada.
means a new indus-
*, for its compounding
'mated   in   East   St.
APPN • '        ly   S5,000,000 will be
":-'   ; ' '      linion   Coal   Com-
•J'   '<•' )>   a   new   mine   and
'">' :    Nova Scotia, and
istrucl nn of :i branch line of rails' ''' 'in ':. ■ hns   .'ready been
:'i      Tj '        -.-    dl'i    y   will   I-.;
I :'?<! wil      very : i      ■> device,
■ .1 a mod"' '    •     :ir bi  planned in
'■'i"i: Ity    I1 will .i ive a caoacity
f lom i 2 Pin tons dai'v
.-"III HENRV W. THORNTON, K.II.K.
Vrafdent and  C'ntinp.vi of ths- Ilimrtl  of
Directors!, Canndln-.i Kolloiml Hallway*
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ipion   ski-jumper,   aa
famous   ski-jumper
Mayor Acres and Aid. Lid icoat,
McDonald, Mclnnes and Miller
were present at tbe first regular meeting of the new city council on Monday evening.
Tbe first official business trans,
acted was the appointment by
Mayor Acres ot the following standing committees, tbe first-named
member hjeing the chairman thereof:
Finance—Aid. Mclnnes, . Miller
and McDonald.
Fire, Water and Ligbt—Aid. Mil.
Ier, Mclnnes and McDonald.
Board of Works—Aid. McDonald,
Liddicoat and Miller.
Cemetery and Parke—Aid. Liddi-
coat, Miller and Mclnnes.
Health and Relief—Aid. Liodi-
coat, McDonald and Mclnnes.
A letter was received lioni the
Canadian Bank of Conn mc ret- in re.
gard to the condition of the sides.
wilk on Bridge street. Referred to
tbe board of works.
A communication was lead fiom
tbe liquor control board explaining
wby deductions bad been made in
Grand Forks' quota of liquor profits.
Tbe reason given was tbat the
amount deducted had beeu used in
securing evidence,  etc.    Filed.
A letter from the Qranby company in reference to tbe reservoir
site to be included ln tbe new con*
veyance covering District Lots 404
and 495 was approved by tbe council, aud tbe publishing of tbe government's appioval ot Mill, Hull
and Sand creeks wae Ieit with tbe
mayor and tbe chairman of the water
and ligbt committee to complete.
Tbe city clerk wbb instructed to
procure further information rtgai*.
ing tbe keep of Mamie Nichols and
tbe Brau children at Childreu's
Home in Vancouver, and also to secure tht B.C. Statutes for 1923.
A request for a new water boiler
in tbe bouse occupied by S. T.
Dinsmore was referred to tbe water
and ligbt committee.
Mayor Acres requested tbat the
different committees bring in their
estimates at as early a date as possible.
A grant of $135 was made to tbe
city band for the purchase of new
instruments.
THE WEATHER
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day dmlng the past week, as recorded by tbe government thermometer on E. F. Law's ranch:
Max.    Min.
Jan.  25—Friday  31 26
26—Saturday  27 16
27- Sunday  38 26
28—Monday  39 34
29—Tuesday  40 33
30—Wednesday... 40 31
21- Thursday  39 34
Inches
Snowfall    4.4
Rainfa'l 41
Grow Tomatoes
on Bushes
States.
1     ii   Canada   and   the   Dnlted
Spartanburg. S C, January 29.—
J, M. Hilton, of Kershaw, South
Carolina, bas successfully grafted
the tomato with a common plant
known as the Jimpson weed, and
from tbe "cross" bas obtained bushes
bearing crops of tomatoes as wholesome and palatable as those grown
on the tomato vine and having a
more solid and finer grained   meat.
The Jimpson weed is both blight
and drought resistant, and if toma.
tops can be grown on it on a commercial scale the chief difficulties of
nising tomatoeB have bcen overcome. THI SUN: GRAND PORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Ufa <8rattb jfarita #im
AN liHOEPEVatsf    IH*j"AP*«
G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER
St SUBSCRIPTION RATES—PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
Address* -•* ******—-cations to
The Grand Fork.? Sun
Phonb 101R Grand Forks, B. C]
OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1. 1924
Notes, Notions and Notables
The remarkable increase of 34 per cent ib
the amount of timber scaled  in   British Columbia last year over 1922 is a forcefel illus
tration of the immense value of lumbering and
.allied industries in this province.    The* total
s3ilo in 1923 was 2,342,180,000 board feet, as
o-up.ired with  1,890,158,000 board feet the
pi'j;) ling year.   Federal   ii^ure.-s, admittedly
o i>;i'vative, place the -g-inding timber ofthe
province at 360 billion board feet.   The figure
is g3-ici*ally given by the provincial authorities
and timber experts as 400 billion feet. In 1922
the loss through forest fires was  very  heavy.
Last year, happily, fire losses Mere but a small
part of those of the  farmer "dry" year.    The
forest branch is credited with an efficient con
servation policy, in so far as protection against
fire is concerned, but even at that the annual
waste through  the ravages of the destroying
element is heavy.    Three years ago the total
capacity of provincial sawmills   was placed at
2,500,000,000 board   feet  per annum.    Last
year's scale slightly surpassed that fig.ire, but
many new mills have been established,so that
the present capacity is probably three billion
feet per year.   Adding a mean average loss
through fire at a billion feet, the capital stock
of timber is being depleted by approximately
four billion feet each year  On the other hand,
the annual increase of British Columbia timber through growth alone is piaced at eight
billion feet. A portion of this increase naturally occurs inremote districts and  in forests
where logging operations at present are not
profitable. But the fact remains that with the
practice of the intelligent conservation methods now being followed by the lands department, careful cutting and  modern reforestation, British   Columbia has an almost inexhaustible asset in her forest resources.   The
government is credited with having placed the
industry on its feet, largely through the great
assistance which has been given the marketing of lumber.
trading post, and coming upon the site of St.
Louis, located there.
An eminent professor of Assyrian and
Babylonian literature has devoted much time
and study to the cuneiform tablets unearthed
at Nipour. These tablets reveal the fact that
there has been more than one effort on the
part of ancient scribes who lived prior to the
time of Abraham to give a history of the
world, beginning with the story of creatiou
and extending to the time the tablets were
written. ; These tablets relate that a famine
preceded the flood. The inscriptions say that
the people practiced cannibalism during the
five foodless years. The tablets also lead to
the belief that the Hebrews were '^natives of
Amurru, a region between Babylonia and the
Mediterranean, and that the antiquity of their
culture is as great as that of Egypt or Baby
Ionia.
Mah Jongg, the "new" game which hasjust
"happend" along to agitate lovers of games of
chance, is only about 3000 years old, accord
ing to legend. Like such a vast number of
other things good, bad or indifferent, it had
its urigin in China. A fisherman named Sze is
said to have lived on the shores of East China
Lake, near Mungpo. He was esteemed rich
and owned a number of boats. sSomeofhis
fishermen were inexperienced hands and suffered from seasickness. When they fell sick
they had to be taken ashore. .Seasickness sSze
regarded as a disease of the mind, so he got
his nine brothers together and their combined
intelligence produced "Mah Jongg" as i
means of helping landsmen to forget them
selves when the boat was tossing. The game
is also known by the names of Mah Chang,
Mall Choh, Pung Chow, Mah Juck, Pe Ling,
Mali Dia, Pung Woo, Mah Cheyk.
Mighty mastodons, infinitely larger than the
largest elephant,are said'to have once rambled
over Canada.,; The skeleton of one of these
enormous creatures was discovered near London, Ont., with tusks eight feet long. The
greatest mastodon cemetery in North America
is the valley of Red Deer in Alberta. London,
Ont., is about 700 miles south of Red Deer
and nearly 1800 miles east of it. Through this
enormous territory, and probably also far be
yond the bounds of it, roamed these and other
monsters. The general opinion of geologists is
that the mastodon became extinct in the
Pleistocene age, the period before the advent
of man upon earth, but many authorities think
it highly probable that the mastodon and man
were contemporary for a short period on the
North American continent. It belongs to the
same family as the elephant, which has sur
vived in Africa and in Asia. What Canada
looked like when it was inhabited by the
mastodon must be left to conjecture.
!2 When the news was flashed over the world
a few years ago that General Allenby had
conquered the ancient city of Jerusalem, a
woman was heard to exclaim, "Gee! I always
thought Jerusalem was in heaven!" Almost
as vague are many people with the regard to
Ophir, mentioned in the Bible in connection
with gold. However, there really was an Ophir
famous for its mines. Ophir was frequently
visited by the ships of Solomon and of the
Phoenicians. It is several times mentioned in
the Old Testament, but its location has never
been satisfactorily determined. Among the
many places in the writings of travellers which
have been identified with Ophir, may bo men
tioned Armenia, the Molucas, Peru, Iberia,
Phrygia, Africa, India, Arabia, Malacca, San
Domingo, Mexico, New Guinea and Ormuz.
In all probability, however, Ophir was situ
ated either on the east coast of Africa, in
Arabia or in India.
It's a bother to have to read from a heavy
book. They thought the same some centuries
ago. Prof. F. W. C Meyer of Rochester re
cently received a German folio Bible printed
in 1672, weighing twenty-five pounds, and the
title page bore this comforting legend, which
I translate: "Now, however, through the grace
of God, we have for the first time printed
this qook in comforable and readable shape.'
E.G. Henniger Go.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
S. T. HULL
J&tablished 1910
RealEstate and Insurance
Rsuldesst Aireist Orissicl Korku Townsite
Company, Limited
Farms      Orchards     City Property
_Agenti at Nt-lsou, Calgary, Wlhislpee and
other Prairie p.iintg. Vancouver Agents):
PBNDBJI INVBSTMKNTS
B.VCTBMIUII.Y LANDS LTD.
Bitabllshed In 1910, wo are in a -million to
furnish reliable Information conoerning this
district.
Write lor (reo ' I ta'ntti re
GRAND FORKS
Transfer Company
DAVIS 8 HANSEN. Prop.
City Baggage and General
Transfer
Coal,
Wood and
for Sale
Ice
Office at R. F. Petrie'i Store
Phone 64
C.V. Meggitt
Beal Estate and Insurance
OKCHABDS, FABM  LANDS   AND CITV
'FBOPBBTY
Excellent facllltlei lor wiling yoar farait
We have agents at all Comt aad Pra'eie
Point*
WB CABBY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCB.
DBALBB IN POLES, POSTS AND TIBS,
AMD FABM PBODUCB
Sellable lufor iniitlou regarding thlt rtlitrct
cheer(nliy furnished
qulrles.
sollolt your in-
K. SCHEER
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
D-salt-nCin!
Havana Cigars, Pipe*
Confectionery ]
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City   Real Estate For
Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices i~From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms:--Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
•
JOHN A. HUTTON.
City Clerk.
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, It. C.
A monument to the memury of Pierre Laclede was recently unveiled at St Louis, Mo.
Laclede was the founder of that prosperous
city. One hundred and sixty years have
passed since he established his camp there.
Ho was buried on the shores of the Mississippi river somewhe.ie near the mouth of the
Arkansas; but companions who went later to
disinter his remains and bring them to St.
Louis found that the river had washed them
away. Laclede, a native Frenchman, sold his
chateau in the shadow of the Pyrenees to acquire the means to come to the new world.
He went first "o New Orleans, where he
fnndht ;n th6 colonial wns Then he sailed
uI    the   Mississippi   to   find  a location for a
olncient History
Items Taken From The Qrand Porks Sun for ths Corrcipondtng
■ Week Twenty Yosts Ago
There have been banquets aud banquets
held in Grand Forks in past years, but the
one on Monday night at the Yale by the
Scotchmen of the city as an inauguaral to the
St. Andrew's society, which was formed on
that occasion, was the most brilliant and sue
cessful social function ever held here.
The monthly payroll of city officials and
employees, including the public schools, now
amouuts to $1395.
Duncan lioss, editor of the Greenwood
Times and Liberal candidate for Yale Cariboo,
was in the city this week.
J. A. McCallum, city treasurer, is danger
ously ill.
It is reported that work will be started soon
on the Phoenix branch of the Great Northern.
Ernast Miller and H. C. Hanington have
returned from the Kamloops convention
PICTURES
AND PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture Made to Order. —
Also Repairing of all Kinds,
Upholstering Neatly   Don
R. G. McCOTCHBON
jWNNireo .tritioi
AMMUNITION
We have a complete line of shot shells and
rifle ammunition. 16, 20, 12 and 10 ga. shot
shells. All sizes rifle ammunition. Let us
fill your requirements for the hunting season.
For the dark evening try an EVER-READY
FLASHLIGHT.   A full stock of batteries.
FRUIT LADDERS at reduced prices.
8 ft. $4.80       10 ft. $6.00       13 ft. $7.30
MILLER & GARDNER
Hardware and Furniture
IS IT WORTH WHILE BORROWING THE TELEPHONE TO SAVE
TEN CENTS A DAY?
Of course no one enjoys having to use
a neighbors's telephone. Yet the phone
has become such a necessity that, if one
hasn't a phone, it can't be helped now
and then.
Good neighbors don't say anything
but it must annoy them. Naturally your
neighbor says she doesn't care, but she
does. It would annoy you if the conditions were reversed.
A party line is $1.50 net a month. It's
a popular service. Get particulars at
the office.
BRITISH COLUMBIA
TELEPHONE COMPANY
Canadian   Blind   Babies'  Home
s1
Nursery, Hospital aad -iinderiarten
Dominion Charter,   Without Stook Subscription.
DIRECTORS—Hon. Martin Burrell, Hon. President; Hou. J. Q. Turriff,
President; A- El. Fit*!'in nin<, Vice Praiident; HMw-ird Qrand, Saoretary,
C, Blaokett Robin-ion, Oar. Secretary* J. F. McKinley, Treasurer; Lt.-Col.
Whiton, M.D., R. H. Campbell, Thomas Mulvey, K.C, A. IS. Provost, W.
Lyle Reid, A. J. Freimaa, Charles EI. Pinhey, C.E, W. J. Cairns, and Tom
Moore,
TRUSTEES—C. EI. Pinhey, CE, Thomas Mulvoy. K.C, A. J. Freidman
Legal Adviser Banker*
John I. MnoCraokon, K.C.    Royal Bank of Canada.
Auditor
A. A. Crawley, O. A.
It's Lhe worst wheel that
makes the most noise in the
world.        	
Don't regret too mu*h your ups
aod downs; after all the only man
who has Done is in tbe cemetery.
The Objects of thi- Institution, for which Incorporation was recently obtained, are: "To pr-vide a Home and Refuge for Baby and Infant Blind; to
provide free Scientific Care, Training and Maintenance; to Save the Lives of
even a few of the m*ny of such, unfortunates, who, for the laek of suoh service, perish every year; and to return these little ones to their parents, at
sohool age with nor rial, healthy bodies and sound minds."
This is a large and greatly needed Child Welfare Service. Careful enquiry
at the Government offices in the verious provinces reveals the fact tbat there
are at tbe presant time nearly 250 Infant Blind in the Dominion. Nothing
has yet been done for tbose helpless little ones. In the United States, 16
years ago, the flrst home was opened in New Tork 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 in the British Empire. Let us have tbe
SECOND in Canada. To reach this worthy end money is urgently required.
Fifty Thousand Dollars is the present objective of the Boajd. While the
Home is to be located in Ottawa it will take in the Baby Blind from every
province, so that this APPEAL for funds will be Dominion wide, and an
early and generous response is confidently expected. Cheques should be made
payable to the Canadian Blind Babies Home Association. All remittances
wiil be promptly acknowledged.
Tell The People
What   You   Have
to Sell m.
i*i
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THB SUN: GBAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Chateau Frontenac Team .Leader's Long Journey
Moiiistlc, veteran husky, ls-adlsse the team, ontalde Chatean Frontenav.      In«et> IHountic.
A breath from the freezing winds of
the Canadian Arctic, with something of its loneliness, its savagery,
its call upon the elemental qualities
of courage and endurance and a dash
of the romance of the long trails are
embodied in Mountie, veteran hero
of the wilderness and new leader of
the Chateau Frontenac dog-team at
Quebec.
Mountie is a husky, in other words,
part wolf and his wolf strain shows
itself in his handsome head, with its
sharp ears and nose, its steel-hard,
flaming eyes, its gleaming fangs and
its great ruff of fur. He is a dark grey
giant, almost one hundred weight of
muscle,   bone  and  sinew,   ferocity,
grim determination and unwavering
delity. He was born away up within
the Arctic Circle, at Lac-du-Brochet,
bought in 1919. when verv vournr. bv
Sergeant Grennan of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and trained by
him. He put in nearly five years as a
member of that famous force, running
patrols on His Majesty's Service
with the red-coated heroes of the
waste.
The journey from Le Pas, in
Northern Manitoba, where he was
purchased, to Quebec, a distance of
well over two thousand miles, was an
exciting and extraordinary experience
for Mountie. He spent Christmas
Day at Winnipeg, where the kind-
hearted officials of the Canadian
Pacific offered him seasonal fare,
which he did not like much, except as
a dessert following a meal of his accustomed fish and biscuits. Ho mad;:
friends with the baggage men who
were more than sorry to part with
him.   At Montreal, he had a dav's
rest and there adjusted himself comparatively easily to the strange tup
moil of the great city. His driver.
Arthur Beauvais, an Indian from
Caughnawaga, took him for a shorl
stroll through the streets, where hi
created a tremendous sensation. Anc
no wonder, for Beauvais says he ii
without exception the finest husky hi
has ever seen, while the Mounted
Police report that he has always beer
greatly admir-'d wherever he hat
been, both, fo*.- his appearance and
hi: capacities.
Nov.* hu w at the- Chateau Fron-
tunac, working comparatively easilj
nt giv'i'g visitors a ride ti.d is one ol
the tig attractions of winter-time
Quebec, and vill no doubt shine
brilliantly at Iko forthcoming carnival
t::*rO,
FREE PUBLIC LECTURE
On a Subject of Transcendant Importance to
You and to all Mankind
The Hopefor Distressed Humanity
MILLIONS NOW LIVING WILL NEVER DIE
What hope have you for the relief of
suffering and sorrow in the world, and
the distress among the nations? Can you
base your hope on any one of our great
statesmen; on any League of Nations?
NO—they have all failed to bring peace
and happiness to the world. Where.then,
shall we look for a savior?
Hear what some of our great statesmen
say relative to the present distress in the
world; their frank admission that they
see no way out. Then hear what the Bible
says about the only way, whereby sin
and suffering, sorrow and sickness, pain
and even death itself is to be destroyed;
and peace and happiness, and everlasting
life on earth shall be the ultimate blessing to all mankind.
"For nation shall rise against nation,and kingdom
against kingdom; and there shall be famines and
pestilences; and earthquakes in divers .places. All
these are the beginning of sorrow."—Matt. 24:7,8
"And God shall wipe away all tears from their
eyes, and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall tliere be any more pain,
for the former things are passed away."—Bev. 21,4.
Tho Truth is Freo
Come and Hear It
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UNION HALL
DANVILLE, WASH.
6TH, AI 7.-30 P. M,
Mr. Pollock is an exceptionally eloquent speaker, with a clear, powerful
voice. He recently lectured to an audience of 18,000 people and was plainly
heard by everyone.
Count it a privilege to hear this able speaker on this intensely absorbing
subject.    The opportunity may never occur again.
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Annual Meeting* of the     J
B. G. Division of the
Canadian Institute of
Mining and Metallurgy
Arrangements in connection with
the annual general meeting of the
British Columbia division of thel
Canadian Institute of Mining and I
Metallurgy.in the Hotel Vancouver,
Vancover, on February 13, 14 and
15, bave now been completed, and
an excellent program has been prepared. All tbe subjects to be dis-
cuseed at tbe technical sessions are
of timely interest and involve considerations in wbich the general
public is equally concerned witb
those directly engaged in the minx
ing industry io the province.
Tbe   material welfare of  British
Columbia is   largely dependent on
the prosperity of the mining industry. All will agree that everything
possible should be done to ensure
tbat genera, conditions  shall be as
conducive ae they can be made to
an uninterrupted   and progressive
expansion of the industry.   Certain
existing economic  and Industrial
conditions are exerting a retarding
effect   on   our    mining   industry.
These unfavorable conditions may
be removed or at least ameliorated,
Ways and means in otber directions
of  stimulating   progress need conxj
stantly to be explored. The promotion   of   tbe   welfare of the miningI
industry is tbe principal purpose of
tbe  Canadian   Institute of Mining
and. Metallurgy ae   set forth in its
charter. In keeping with this  purpose, attention   at tbe forthcoming
meeting will he mainly   directed to
a survey of industrial conditions as
affecting   mining in the province,
with   a   view   to their betterment. |
The subjects to be immediately considered are included under   the respective heads of, "Conditions   Faxl
vorable and Unfavorable to Mining
in British Columbia,"  "The   Disabilities of the Coal Minsug in Britnl
ish  Columba  and Possible Remedies," "The Possibilities for an Iron
and  Steel Industry in British Col-|
umbia." and "Research fn Connec
tion    with     Local    Metallurgical
Problems."
The meelings, it may  be  added, |
are open to the public.
Historical Association
Will Hold Reunion of
Pioneers of Province I
The British Columbia Historical!
association is contemplating having
a reunion of pioneers of British Columbia, and would be glad if those I
persons who arrived on the island
or mainland prior to 1871 would
furnish their name and address to
tbe secretary, J. Forsyth, Provincial
Library, Victoria, wbo will issue
invitations when arrangements are|
completed.
In order to have tbe list of pioneers I
as complete as poesible, all persons
who may know olds-time residents
wili confer a favor by furnishing
names.
Local organizations who are interested in _the early history of thel
province are also asked to cooperate
with tbe Historical association. This
body is affiliated with theCanadian
Historical association, and is also an
auxiliary to tbe provincial archives
department, wherein are preserved
tbe records, journals, diaries and
photographs relating to the colonial |
days of Vancouver island nd British Columbia.
Prepared forms for the personal I
records of pioneer residents may be
had upon application to the Proving
eial Library aod Archives Depart-1
ment, Victoria, B. C.
Stranded H.arvesters
Refuse to Take Work
on Canadian Far    s|
Toronto, January 30 —That British harvesters stranded here have
positively declared themselves unwilling to go on farms and tbat a
report on their stand bearing "proof
that tbey have refused to adapt
themselves to Canada's conditions,"
is on its way through immigration
authorities to the Dominion government, was the statement made yes.
terday by C. H. Hudson, superintendent of the government employment bureau.
The shortest
thing in the
world--
isn't a mosquito's eyelash or a gnat's
whisker, or any other part of any insect
whatsoever-»IT IS THE MEMORY OF
THE PUBLIC.
. If you doubt this ask the first men
men you meet the following questions*
SI When did the B34 cross the Atlantic?
Who was her pilot? On What date was
Lord Kitchener drowned? What was
the name of the ship that blew up and
almost wiped out the city of Halifax?
What German submarine torpedoed
the Lusi}ania?
It is a safe bet that you would not
get one correct answer.
Now do you see the necessity of persistent advertising? When the details
of events of world wide importance are
so soon forgotten how do you expect
the public to remember you unless
YOU TELL'EM-and keep telling them?
ADVERTISE!
1
One step won't take very far,
ij 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're got to keep them going.
r
Brown started out without a cent)
He's rich now and still rising;
Some say 'twas luck; some say 'tw.
pluck t
HE says 'twas advertising. : GBAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
THE SUN
is the favorite news
paper of the citizens
of the district. It is read by more
people in the city and valley than any
other paper because it is fearless, re
liable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
neutral.
Mre. H. Pannell and children bave
returned to Midway, after visiting
at the home of Mrs. H M. Luscombe in this city.
DON'T HESITATE1
PHONE 101R
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News of the Gity
A court of revision and appeal,
under bhe Taxation act and Public
Sohool act, for tbe Kettle River Assessment district, respecting tbe
assessment for tbe year 1924, will be
held at the government office in tbis
city on Thursday, February 21, at
10 o'clock in the forenoon.
Greenwood will bold an ice carni
val on the 12th inst.—if there is
any ice.
Tbe Greenwood    customs
will be closed oo Saturday.
office
J. P.   Griffith   made a trip   to
Gseenwnod yesterday.
KETTLE RIVEK ASSESSMENT
DISTRICT.
NOTICE li hereby given that a Court of Re-
vision and   Appeal,   under  the  " Taxation Act" and "I'ublle  School Aet," for  the
Keltle River   Assessment District, respecting
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KKKBMBOS-Saturday, February 16th, 1924,
the Assessment, for the year 1(24, will be beli
at the places and on the dates hereinafter
montioned:
snnnasnsss—»iumij, Duunstsij   roin, te--.,
ut lu o'clock A.M. at the Provincial Police
Office.
ROCK CRBBK-Tuesday, February Uth 1(24,
at 10 o'clock A.M.at Riverside Hall.
GKKKNWOOD -Wednesday, February 20th,
1924, at 10 o'clock A.M. at tha Government
Office.
ORANU FORKS -Thursday, February 21st,
1*J24, at 10 o'clook A.M. at the Government
Office.
PENTICTON-Monday, February 25th, 1(24,
at 10 o'clock A.M. at the Provincial Police
Office.
K. J. CHAMBERS,
Judge ot Court of Revision
and Appeal
GROCERIES
Our Groceries are constantly moving,
and they are therefore always fresh and
in prime condition. We make a specialty
high grade Teas and Coffees.
CITY GROCERY -
H. H. Henderson, Prop.
Phone 25
BIDE THEBE ON CLEVELAND
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new models) They're as graceful u 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. Keal Quality. Real
Value.  Easy Terms. We are tbe people'jto mount you right.
J. R. MOOYBOER &&£&gT
ct
Open Saturday Eveninfta Till 10 o'Cloek
The provincial police at Midway
have received instruction to issue
summonses against tbe drivers of
automobiles wbo fail to display the
1924 motor markers.
ShipYour Cream to
The Kettle Valley
Creamery Go.
We pay the highest price and assure
you the most accurate test. Give your
ocal crevnury your trade.
KETTLE VALLEY CREAMERY COMPANY
A meeting or the Graud Forks
Farmers' Institute will be held io
theQ.W.V.A. hall at 2:30 o'clock
in tbe afternoon ou Wednesday,
February 6th, for the purpose of
receiving reports of the delegates to
the British Columbia Fruit Grewers'
association and also to the British
Columbia Poultry association, and
for the transaction of other business.
„ A big attendance is desired aud
everybody will be welcome.
All esseased taxes in lbe Kettle
River Assessment district will be
due and payable on tbe 15th inst
13
A dispatch from Spokane says
tbat Peter Veregin, head of the
Doukhoboi Battlement in Canada,
is in tbat city to consult with immigration officials in prepvraiion of
the establishment of an experiment"
al farm ia Lone county, Oregon.
Veregio.wbo haB recently purchased
875 acres of land for the purpose,
believes that members of the colony
can make a success of growing wai-
nute, almonds and filberts iu Oregon
It ib planned to bring four or five
members of one of tbe Canadian
colonies to the new land within a
month to organize the work.
James Adams, of
rived iu the city
medical treatment.
Greenwood, ar«
on  Friday  for
The transfer of the business of
Jefi Davis & Co. closes the history
of one of the pioneer firms of the
city, intimately associated with the
early development of the community. The men who will in future
control the destiny of thiB firm are
also old-timers of the district, and
they will no doubt be accorded tbe
patronage that their popularity and
high standiug in the business world
deserve.
James Kerr, of Greenwood, is
visitor io the city today.
Kenneth Campbell, member for
Nelson, is in tbe city. He iB making
a tour of the Boundary towns.
Ud Davis, of the late firm of Jeff
DtiviB & Co.,who is now in business
in Vancouver, arrived in tb3 city
this week and will remain unti
Monday or Tuesday.
i    ANNOUNCEMENT
WE wish to announce to the public that
we took over, on February 1st, the
business formerly conducted by JEFF
DAVIS & GO., and take this opportunity
of soliciting a share of your patronage,
which we assure you we will make a
special , ndeavor to merit.
McKINNON & HAVERTY
Successors to
JEFF DAVIS & CO.
J. M. Campbell, wbo has been in
tbe Grand Forks hospital at intern
va|s for about a pear as tbe result
of a stroke of paralysis, is improving.
An exhibition game of hockey
was played at the local riuk last
Friday night by Grand Forks and
Greenwood clubs, tbe borne team
winning by a score of 4 lo 0. The
return game will be played in Green
wood tonight.
Jimmle Bush is the only jitney
man in action at Midway at present.
The   annual    midwinter     lhaw
Be(:Uis to bs drawing to a close.
UNLESS you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you
are not getting Aspirin at all
Accept only an "unbroken package" of "Bayer Tablets ol
Aspirin," which contains directions and dose worked ouf by
physicians during 22 years and proved safe by millions foi
Colds Headache Rheumatism
Toothache       Neuralgia Neuritis
Earache Lumbago Pain, Pain
Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets—Also bottleB of 21 and 100—Draggbta.
Aspirin la tho trndo mark (registered in Canada) of Bayer Manufacture of Mono-
m.iilc iiclclcKit-r of sisllcvlicas'lil. While it 1» well known that Aapirln means Bayer
manufacture, to assist tho public nf-alnst imltatlona, Ho Tablcta of Bayer Company
will be atampod with their general trade nark, tba ''Boyer Croae.
RADIO for 1924
The most up-to-date Radio sets today are our YELCO brand
of Receivers. Onr prices are less, our products better. We
will install it for you and turn on the current the same day
you order the phone.
If yon want your home to be the most attractive place in
town for your boys and girls and for yonrself, put in a Radio,
phone (built with the now Myers tubes) in your most cosy
ronm. Not only attractive, it's wonderfull It co6ts but little-
it enturtains must.   Let Us Demonstrate to You.
P.S.—Did you know that last week 60,000 people stood by
and listened to messages sunt to citizens of Orand Forks (the
first time) out of the bloe sky! But it will happen often hereafter.
WE ABE IN THE GAME TO STAY
YALE   GENERAL   ELECTRIC
WINNIPEG AVBNUB
BE
DEAFNESS CAN
| ^gfiCUBEP
DBAFNBSS, NOISBS IN THB HBAD AND
NASAL CATAKBH
|The new Continental remedy oalled
"LAHMALBNE** (Reid.)
la a simple harmless homo-treatment whioh
absolutely eure* deafness, noises in the head,
eto. NO KXPKNSIVESAPl'LlANCKB NBBDBI)
for this itew.' Hutment, instantly operates
upon the affected parta with oomplete and
permanent success. SCl'RKS OF WONDERS'UL CURBS RKPORBD.
IIKLIABLK TESTIMONY.
Mrs. K. Wilkinson, of Slad Road, Stroud,
writes:—"Please oould trouble you to aend
me another box of the Ointment, lt la not for
myae.l, but for afrlend of mine who It aa bad
aal was,andoa'sisotget any rest for tho noises
In the neail. 1 feel a new womau, and oan xo
to bed now and vet a good night's rett. vvnlch
lhad not been able to do ior many months.
It laa wonderful remedy and I am moat delighted to recommend it."   :   .   .
Mrs. E. Crowe, of Whitehorse Soad, Croydon, writes:—"1 am pleased to tell you that
thesinall tin of ointment you sent to me at
Tentnor, has proved a oomplete suooese, my
hearing ls is sw tuite normal, and the horrl •
ble head noise* have eeased. The aotlon of
this uew remo ly must be very remarkable,
for I have bc.ni troubled with theso oom-
plaints for nearly ten years, and have had
some oi the very best medioal advice together
with other expensive Instruments all to no
purpose. I nee I hardly say how very grateful I am. for my life has uudergone an entire
Canada in 1928 produced
coal, load, cobalt and asbestos than
during any other roar sine* mining
records have been kept. The output
of coal was In the neighborhood of
17,100,000 tons, or 685,000 tons better than the best previous record,
and 2,000,000 tons over that in 1922.
Tha output of copper, nickel, cement
and asbestos was also much above
that for thu preceding years. Gold
production was down somewhat, but
this was due more to a power shortage than anything else.
change.
Try one box t i-dny.wnloh oan be forwarded
to any address on receipt of money order for
U.00.  THBRKUNOTHIGBETTBa AT  ANT
PRICB.
Address orders to:—
—1     TUB "LARMALBNB" CO.,
10, South Tiow, WatliiiB St., Dartlord,
Kent, England.
As a result of efforts on tho part
of Hon. J. A. Robb, Minister of Immigration and Colonisation, a 20 par
cent, preference rate on Atlantic
passages for all British immigranta
settling in Canada has been arranged to come into effect on March
1 and continue until the end of the
main immigration season at tiie end
of November. It will apply only
to British immigrants coming direct
to Canada from tha British Isles,
and will affect all line* coming to
Canadian Atlantic parts.  /
WINTER WEAR FOR
MEN
Men's all wool underwear,
Stanfields and Wool nap
Brand, at $5.00 per suit.
Men's all-wool Winter Pants
at $5.00 per pair.
Men's Mackinaws, the very
best, at $12.68 each.
Also full lines oi Men's Heavy
^Rubbers, ranging in price
from $3.25 to $6.00.
Call and see our stock before
purchasing. We think it-
will pay you.
Donaldson's
'Phone SO
A. E. MCDOUGAL
'^CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Agent
11 Dominion Monumental Worka
(•QAabtsatoa Produota Co. HooBnft
ESTIMATES FURNISHED
BOX 332
GRAND FORKS, B. C.
Three delightful cruises hava bcen
r warded to agents of the Canadian
Pacific Railway for services rendered the company during the paat
year. One of them, J. J. Forstar,
general agent at Vancouver, will
sail on a round-the-world erulae on
the "Empress of Canada"; W. C.
Casey, general agent at Winnipeg,
will spend sixty-eight daya cruising
the Mediterranean on the "Emprtss
of Scotland," while D. R. Kennedy,
general agent at Buffalo, will enjoy
a twenty-nine-day cruiae in the Weat
Irdiea on the "Empresa of Britain."
The trips were awarded by the company In recognition of laat year's
v.nrk in connection with cruise bookings.
. Counterc
Check Books
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks* of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a superior
grade of "Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf styles.
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western money in
the West.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
books.
The Sun
Job Department
Our
Hobby
IS
•Good
Printing
HpHE value oi well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting .and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
elsewhere.
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Visiting cards
Sh'pping tags
Letterheads
Statements      *
Noteheads
Pamphlets
Price lists
Envelopes
Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
Posters
Menus
Jt4~
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*
s&ji
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yalb Rotkl, FlKST St&BKT
SYNOPSIS OF
LAND AfTT AMENDMENTS
New Type
JLatest Style
*    Faces
THE SUN
Colombia Avenue and
take Street
TELEPHONE
R101
PM-IMP-nONS
Vi
ro
Br*
sMteaerwdaj     	
rown landa aay Wa ase-ema-ted ty
Itlfh subjects aver li raara at *xs%
mttm *r aliens oa doolaring Intantiea
subjects,   oondl-
iHHsiiaatlaa.
fer   M'-HiulUaral
uouoaiiiliia **e*E*a*
pra-amptloaa   la*
lonal   upon
mil   improvement
>urpoeee.
Full lnformaUon
ation* regarding pra-amptloaa A*
liven In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series.
How to Pre-empt Lead," eoptes ec
vhlch <**n be obtained free of charge
>y addressing tha Deportment K
.ands, Victoria, B.O, er ta any Oe**r-
■ • nment Agent
Records will be granted covering
inly land suitable tar agricultural
mrposes, and whioh la not tlmber-
and, I.e., carrying over 6,000 board
i'eet per aore west of the Coast I
ind 8,000 feet per acre east of
Range.
Applications far pre-emptions are
■i be addreaaed to the Land Com-
llauloner of the Land Recording Division, In whioh tha land applied tat
Is situated, and are mane on printed
orms, copies of whioh oan be ob-
-alned from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvementa made
lo value of $10 per acre, Including
clearing and cultivating at leaat live
acres, before a Crown Qrant oan be
received.
For more detailed Information eaa
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land."
PUROHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vaoant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prloe of f list-olass (arable) land la $1
par aore, and seoond-olass (graaing)
land $2.50 per acre. Further lnformaUon regarding purohase or leaae,
of Crown lands ls given ln Bulletin
Na. 10, Land Series, "Purohase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding bb aorea,
may be purohased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
stumpage.
HOMI8ITI LIASES
Unsurveyed areaa,' aat exceeding M
aeres, may ba leased aa homesltea,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected In the flrst year, title being
obtainable after residenoe and Improvement oondlttons are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
LIASES
For graslng and Industrial pur-
poeea areas not exosedlng (40 aorea
may be leased by one person ar a
company.
GRAZING
Under the Oraslng Aot the Prev-
lnoe Is divided Into graslng dlstriots
and the range administered under a
Oraalng Commissioner. Annual
graslng permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
tc established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management.   Free, er partially free,
ormlt-s are available for settlers,
•impers   and   travellers,   up   lo   ten
NEW. HARNESS SHOP
I have opened a new har.
ness shop and am prepared
to make harness .to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped: with
modern machinery. All work
guaranteed:
C. A. Crawford
N«auT«UeabsHs«OffisM

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