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Place No Value to the Praise of Flatterers, For the Love of Mike May Have Been Prompted by a
Widow's Fortune
NEW PROBLEM,
BOOTLEGGING IN
GASOLt
Kettle Va^-ay Orchardist
Premier   Has   Been   As-
sured the United Support of  Alberta in I lis
Fifctfit for Freight Rates
. Eqaalization
TWENTY-THIRD YEAR—No. 12
"Tell me what you Know Is tnv*
I cen 1-i-xu tu well as yon."
FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 1924
nmount of attention to actual
in the field.
work
Victoria, January 16 —Premier
Oliver visited   Alberta   this week
and addressed tbe United  Fn r »
on Wednesday uigbt on tho freight
rates question. Before leavi.bg Vic*
toria he said be felt thnt Btftish
Colombia had received all tht- eon-
aideration from the bour I of railway commissioners that wae to be
expected. That body took tbe stand
he explained, tbat higher fr-i-.it
rates were justified in the mountain
divisions.
"However. I intend to carry tb e
issue to the foot of the throne il
necessary," d clared tbe government leader, "aud under tbe term*'
of anion this province is enti led to
an equalisation of freight rites-."
In Edmonton tbe premier dis-
cnssed the issue chiefly from the
angle of provincial rights, showing
that if tbe principle* of confederation were lived up to Hritish Co I urn
bia would witness the removal of
■all discrimination, and this would
result in a further reduction of sev
oral oents per hundred pounds on
grain shipments. Alberts would
therefore profit to that extent
Premier Oiiver was assured of tbe
■olid support of tbe sister province.
It is expected bere that following
the royal commission's sittings on
Pacific Qreat Eastern ruilwuy matters tbe premier will proceed to Ottawa to continue freight rates case
Bouquets are always more ac»
ceptahle than brickbats Recently
the Vnnderhoof board nf trade
passed a resolution, which
was «ent to Hon. Dr. Sutherland, approving of tbe department's
work in thar district and of tbe cervices of tbe distridt engineer and
road foreman. Similar compliment
-try messages have been received
from otber districts since tbe legis'
lai ure prorogued.
MUSTSERVETIME
Dan Is Sentenoed to Four
Years and Bob to Five
Years in the Provincial
Penitentiary
The latest problem of government
is gasoline bootlegging. The uew
tax of 3 cents a gallen bas led some
Of tbose willing to "take a chance"
(0 smuggle quantities of gasoline
across the border from tbe Ameri
oan side. However, Hon. Jobn
Hart,minister of fiuance.bas nipped
the movement in the bud and hae
secured the cooperation of oustoms
officers and police officials all along
the boundary A close wafcb is being kept and where culprits are apprehended stiff penalties will be imposed.
Little antagonism is being registered against the governmedt's new
redistribution bill, tbe act being
generally accepted as eminently
fair. Still, in Cowichan a deter.
mined drive is being made to have
restored tbe political identity of
that eieotoral district. Premier
Oliver dubs the move as a "tempest
in a teacup," pointing out that the
oew constituency of Cnwichan--
Newcastle ie the most compact
rural constituency in lbe province,
with a voting strength of 4046, oj
less than tbe average of 4064, and
only thirteen polling places Other
constituencies have accepted ths re.
distribution of seats as a very fair
solution of the problem of ravor*
•ble representation.
Tbe caBe Rex vs. Bob and Dan
Cress, wbicb commenced before bis
honor Judge Brown in tbe county
court Thursday morning of last
week, ended last Wednesday evening in tbe conviction of tbe defendants on a charge of holding up Dan
Docksteader and his son Orville
near this city some weeks ago and
siea'ing a motor carload of whisky.
At 8 o'clock Wednesday eveniog
Judge Brown, passed sentence on
the two holdups. Dan was was
give four years and his brother Bob
five years at bardlaboi in the New
Westminster denitentiary. Coneta
hies Fraser and Killam took tbe
prison- ers to tbeir new home on
Friday eveinng.
At tbe triiil Pincott and O'Shay
acted for tbe crown, and Hetber.
ington aud Crowe appeared for tbe
defendants.
anj delay legitimate enquiries or hold
up other mail—perhaps your own or
a friend's. You do not want to that,
we feel sure, so please cooperate by
avoiding hasty enquiries.
E
C rt**. Tue**.
On her last nastward voyage the
Canadian Pacific liner "Empress of
Canada" establishcCva new transpacific record of o days. 10 hours
and 56 minutes from Yokohama to
Vancouver. The previous resjord, 8
days, 18 hours and 31 minutes, bad
been held since 1914 by the ''Empress of Russia" of tbe same Une.
If public deposits in banka snd
loan companies oan be taken ai a
fair indication, the Canadian is ths
■world's richest man, according to a
statement made by F. A. Hatch, retiring president of the Ontario division of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association. These deposits
amount to more than two billion dollars, or $250 per capita.
ADDED TO THE
CITY HALL
New Chief Executive's
Name of a Substantial
Nature--List of Success
ful iu Yesterday's Contest
A Surprise for the Old Man
Be Sure You Are Right
Before You Go Ahead
During the holiday season just past
the public cooperated with the post
office in the master of early mailing,
and Postmaster Hnll says he is glad
to state that this cooperation helped
to a considerable extent to reduce
last minute rush. There is still another way in which tho public can
cooperate, and that is hy avoiding
unnecessary enquiries Just because
yourfriend didn't receive that gift
when you thought he would, or neglects to acknowladge it, it i.s not
proof tbat it is lost   Perhads it wasn't
posted—it muy still be in some one's
pocket or tucked away in a corner. First be sure it was actually
posted and correctly addressed, then
remember that some persons will insist on bringing their mail to the
post office at the lastjminute and there
is certain to be at least some conges,
tion and delay. For this reason, you
must allow more than the actual time
for delivery. Lastly, he sure that the
addressee did not receive the article
if possible, get a definite statement
covering this. If you neglect the aba ve
points and rush in with your enquiry,
in many cases you canse unnecessary
work  and   expense to the post office
According to a report tut ths Dominion Bureau of Statistics, 62,273,-
169 tons of railway freight originated in Canada in 1922, and 26,581,-
631 was received from foreign connections, making a total of 88,864,-
800 outgoing. Also 62,648,578 tons
terminated in Canada and 25,438,906
were delivered to foreign connections, making a total of 87,987,484
tons.
A distinct type of sheep, adapted
to prairie range conditions and aaid
to possess superior wool and sheep
qualities, hus been developed by R.
C. Harvey, an Alberta sheep raiser.
It will be known aa the "Romnellet,"
and has been evolved after eight
years' experimenting with crosses of
the Romney-Marsh with the Ram-
bouillet. As evidence of the wool
production from this species, Mr.
Harvey's annual clip is 120,000
pounds.
So long ss liquor is consumed
legally in British Columbia tbe
public will secure tbe benefit derived from tbe profits. Last week
tbe fioaooe minister distributed tbe
profits for tbe six months ending
September 30 aet, the municipal!
ties' share amounting to $466,331.
Tbe biggept room in the world
tbe room for improvement.
Tbe voting in tbe municipal election yesterday was very spirited
and a heavy vote was polled. The
contests as a rule were close. Tbe
results follow:
Mayor—
G. H. Aores  148
T. A.Love  142
Spoiled ballots       2
Aldermen, East Ward—
Wm Liddicoat     87
N. L Mclnnes     78
D. C; Manly     67
8poiled ballots       2
Aldermen, West Ward—
J. B. McDonald      93
F. J. Miller     92
M. H! BumB      81
Police Commissioner—
James Rooke   165
H. W. Collins   127
Spoiled ballote ,'.       6
For school trustees W. T. Lus
combe and E. F. Laws were elected
by acclsmstion, H. C. Kerman
dropping ont of the race on Tuesday morning. J. L. Manly also
withdrew ftom tbe aldertnsnif conn
test in the West ward.
Tbe defeat of D. C. Manly snd
M. H. Burns seems to hsve been
the principal surprises of tbe con.
test.
There were forty-two electors in
the East ward wbo wanted only one
alderman.    The   support   of three
was evenly divided between  Liddi
ceat and Mclnnes.
James Rooke, for pol ce commissioner, received the highest number
of votes cast for any candidate, as
well as the biggest majority.
Marketable
Apple Varieties
Canada
Sales Manager of Associated Growers Kai.«s
Those Wanted on the
Market
One of the wisest practices adopt
ed by a member of the tioAernmeut
Is thatofHon. W. H Sutherland,
minister of puhlic works, in calling
•a annual conference of district engineers. Last week out of seven
officials, six attended meetings in
Victoria. Tbey passed on tbeir
reoommondatione for better road
construction and in tarn were in-
■tructen by finance department
officials as to tbe best method of He-
curing tbe fullest returns for every
dollar spent. Hon. Dr. Sutherland
haa provided adequate office assistance for bis engineers, so tbat each
.may give   the   greatest  possible
Vernon, Jan. 16,—At the conference last Friday when,officials
of the Associated met the news*
papermen, Sales Manager McDonald said that 30 per cent of tbe apple tonnage should not be grown, as
tbat made up tbe quantity of un<
suittble and hard to market varie
ties.
He said growers would be well
advised to so work their orchards
that ouly tbe following varieties
would be grown:
Wealthy
Jonathan
Wagner
Northern Spy
Rome Beauty
Stayman
Mcintosh
Delicious.
Winter Bananas
Spitzenberg
Yellow Newtown
Winesap
Gravenstein
Cox's Orange
(for export.)
Cooperative Charges
Charges to be deducted from fru
shipments made through the Asso
dated and subsidiary locals follow:
ABC
Apples, wrapped 63       54      5
Apples, crated 43       5}      5
Central reserve fund deduotion,
1 per cent.
A, Local; B, Central; C, Holding
Company.
Happiness is neither a vested
right nor a self sustained state.
TsteCssUUsllanPa-rlllan with the towers of the Indtan bull-ling In the backcrnund.
imaxmtmtitmsxtrxxii   n     f-,™tto building or bridges .nd Iafc«s with thefts!
QO Shot-ring the progress mada
Showing the Canadian Pavilion, at Wembly, under
course of construction. As portions of the Canadian
space allotment have boon Hven over to the two great
railway systems, the building which will house the
Government exhibits will lie somewhat smaller than
those of other Dominions, but a (Treat deal of time and
money has been spent on its design and decoration, with
the result that it promts-?* to be the pern of the Bnti*-h
Empire Exhibition. The photograph shows the proere-**-
made up to the and of December.
Inset Is shown the entrance to the Can-jaian Pa •■
pavilion.    This building is grouped with thsvCaftadian
Government pavilion with whif-h it '.as   sen designed
harmonise.
  21 Entrance to the Canadian Padflc btslldlng
[sliiy.-s PavUlon In tht background.
deeply receseed with painted and coffered ceiling, ricHj
colored doors and grilles of Canadian wood, approaches-!
by a broad flight of steps lankcd on either side by c
bronze moose and buffalo, i the jentre of a facade enriched with decorated panels and columns. The stronj
color scheme of this entrance is emphasized at night by c
unique lighting ePcct.
A visitor to the Cr.--sdianbui.diMg will find displayed to
-ood advantage examples of all Canadian natural and
..; iiiifactured products, end agricultural exhibits which
I cannot but impress bim with thc magnitude of the it-
pavilion with wnicn it '.as   sen aemgne-- rt, j -rttrc-^ r.f thiB Dominion  and the  vast opportunitiea-
A massive itnple entracc*, .wostories hljih,' v.L-di owuit tlie inuuitiant and settler.        	
The Pacific Great
Eastern Enquiry
Attorney General Manson says it
will be another week before he has
completed plans for the royal commission to enquire into the affairs of the
Pacific Great Eastern railway and the
Northern Construction company; also
charges made by the Provincial party
against Hon. William Sloan, minister of mines, and W. J. Bowser, K.
C, leader of the opposition.
Mr. Manson has not gone all
through the mass of material which
might come before the commission
and declares that while the enquiry
will be thorough, he haB no intention
of submitting extraneous matters,
which would have no bearing upon
the issue and only lead to useless sittings at a heavy cost to the public.
Little is heard in political circles
but discussions of the investigation.
Adherents of the third party are hoping against hope that "something will
happen," but the feeling is growing
even in the hew party that "they
went too far," and that the elimination of tho Provincials will follow the
enquiry. Mr. Bowser thanks tha new
party for carrying on his campaign
against the government at its own
expense, while Liberals are smiling
up their sleeves at the whole affair.
They have the assurance of Hon. Mr.
Sloan and Premier Oliver that the
party's skirts are clean, and foresee
not only a sweeping vindication bnt
the hearty endorsation of tbe administration.
Card of Thanks
I wish te take this opportunity of
thanking the many friends who accorded me such generous support at
the recent poll for police eommis*
sioner, and assure them I will con.
tinne to look after the city's interests
to the best of my ability.
James Rooks.
Business neglected its of ud   IobI. THB SUN: GBAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Ufa (Srattb Ufarfw #im
AN liMOEPEHOEi'-T   1E.V3PAPEA
Q. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER
t SUBSCRIPTION RATES—PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00
One Year (in the United States)  ;....  1.50
Addresr -" *******—Nations to.
The Grand Fork? Son
PnoNB 101S Grand Forks. B. G]
OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVKNUK AND LAKE STREET.
and more widely separated ice crystals of the
clouds higher up reflect all the waves, and
give us a white cloud.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 18. 1024
Notes, Notions and Notables
Allssigns poiut to a big oolooizaation year
in British Columbia. Federal expe.its show
that there are 22,000,000 acres of land in the
Pacific province suitable for agriculture Less
than ;>00,000 acres are being cultivated. The
doubling of that acreage would offset present
importations of foodstuffs. The provincial
minister of lands is at present in Ottawa,
where he will endeavor to reach a settlement
on colonization matters with Dominion officials. The minister of railways is completing
plans for the settlement of lands along the Pacific Great Eastern railway. Premier Oliver
recently declared his belief that the provincial
railway line should be completed to Prince
George as soon as possible. This year the
minister of public works will concentrate upon
the construction of settlement roads. The
minister of agriculture announces the practical completion of the Sumas reclamation pro
ject and predicts that the production of the
new Brea will duplicate that of any other
thriving district in the province. Fertile lands
in superabundance,- the greatest per capita
railway mileage on the co.itinent, a network
of settlers'roads and trails, unparalleled climatic conditions, and waiting markets. These
are the lure already directing the eyes of tens
of thousands of homeseekers towards British
Columbia. The wise selection of new citizens
and a careful administration alone are necessary to place the great basic industry of agriculture upon a sound foundation. These matters are receiving the ful! attention of the
government at Victoria.
The result of the poll in the city election
yestherday seems to satisfy the average ratepayer. He has no reason for grumbling, because he had enough material to choose from.
If he hasn't got what he wants, its his own
fault. Personally, The Snn likes the composition of the new council. There isn't any dead
timber in it, The candidates in the late election who failed to receive enough votes to
connect them with an office are taking their
defeat philosophically, and the danger of their
adopting| the Mexican method of protesting
againstjthe imaginary insult seems to be over.
Patriotic societies in the state of Massachu-
sets recently became agitated over a geological report which stated that a fragment of
historic Plymouth Rock showed that the stone
came from Canada. On the strength of the
first announcement by the university and the
subsequent agitation caused by the Bay state,
the acting governor ordered an examination
ofthe rock. While the impression seems to
prevail in Massachusetts that the rock recently was imported from Canada, an eminent
authority says a little matter of 40,000 years
has intervened since the transfer—when a
huge glacier moved southward and covored
New England with ice. The university report
stated that the rock is clearly a glacial boulder brought to its position by ihe from the
north.
Tho origin of playing cards is lost in obscurity. The cards are supposed to have been
originally prepared for amusement of a mad
king. The four suits are said to represent the
four seasons. There are f fty-two cards, representing the fift-two weeks of the year and
365 spits representing the days. The four
kings when cards were first made were supposed to represent David, Alexander, Caesar
and Charlemagne. The four queens represented Argine, Judith, Esther and Athene, these
standing respectively for the ideas of birth,
fortitude, piety and wisdom. And the knaves
were merely unnamed knights, or else knights'
servants. Tha four suits, also, had special
significance, and were designed to stand for
different classes of the community. Hearts
were ecclesiastics or "choirmen," diamonds
were artisans, clubs were farmers and spades
were nobility and soldiers.
According to an electrical.expert, who has
made a special jstudy^of lightning, people in
the house are just about as safe in one place
as another. Rolling ,'iip in a feather bed or
under a blanket is senseless and ineffectual.
However, there are aT'ew spots more danger
ous than otqers. For instance, if you are in
direct line between two good-sized metal objects, such as a radiator and a rainspout by
the side of the house, you may be strnck by
direct cr indirect flashes of lightning. In seeking an outlet to the ground, lightning bas a
tendency to jump between two such metallic
bodies, rather than to take a direct course
through non conducting mediums. "A place,
of special danger is directly beneath a hanging
lamp globe suspended from the ceiling by a
chain. Lightning may follow the chain to its
end and then jump off."
MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE
"When deep, powerful love cools, marriage
should end in divorce."
So says a "popular" lady writer.
It would have been a good creed for our cave-
man^ancestors 50,000 years ago who used to
look up another mate as soon as they tired of
the old one. But these same ancestors^had so
little sense of responsibility to their children
that they didn't even know, in those days, that
babies had fathers.'
Marriage is not an institution for the amuse
ment of men and women, but for the protection of children   and the establishment of
homes.
Man has an instinct to hunt up another
mate when his "deep, powerful cools," but
fortunately marriage laws won't let him do it
too ofttn. Marriage is one of the few things
that distinguish modern man from man of 50,-
000 years ago. That shows that marriage is
an improvement.
Instead of pulling down marriage to man's
lower instincts the proper thing is to pull
man's Instincts up to the level of marriage.—
VancouverSun.
E.G, Henniger Co.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
S. T. HULL
JEtstablished 1910
Real Estate and Insurance
Reildeist A uent Grund Forka Townsite
^        Company, Limited
Farms      Orchards     City Property
rTAueiits at Nelson, Calgary, VVIhiilpeg snd
other l'ruirie iioliits.   Vimcoiivor Agenta:
PBNDI:» IN VESTMENTS
BACTKNIIUIIY LANDS LTD.
Bitabliabeil i.i l'JIO, vvoare In a poalllon to
furnish rellablu information oonoerniug this
district.
Write Ior f re > literature
GRAND FORKS
Tint)  j > a > i ny
DAVIS » HANSEN, Props
City Baggage and General
Transfer
Coal,  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Offloe  at  R.  F.  Petrie't Store
Phone 64
C.V. Meggitt
Beat Estate and Insurance
OUCUAHDS, FABM   LANDS   AND CITY
tPHOPBBTIT
Exoellent facilities fot selling your f«i use
We have agents at all Coast and Prairie
Points *
WIS CABBY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE.
DEALER IN POLES, POSTS AND TIBS,
AND FABM PBODUCB
Reliable Information regarding this distrct
cheerfully furnished. We sollolt your inquiries.
K. SCHEER
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
Deiiler'in;
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Confectionery |
The wonderful clouds that hang above us
at times are in reality hiii/e masses of vapor
hanging in the air. Low down, [he drops of
moisture are heavy and accompanied by a
myriad of minute particles of dust from the
earth, which make the cloud dark. When the
cloud becomes heavy enough it breaks, and
rain results. Higher up, the dust specks are
absent, and the drops of moisture, which are
now ice crystals, expand and open out. White
light consists of different rays, varying from
violet to red, whereas the denser dust parti
cles of the clouds nearer the earth will reflect
a greater proportion rtf nno anl cf   w-'K-na rh'in
olncient History*
Items Taken Prom The Qrand Porka Sun for tha Corresponding
"Weak Twenty Years Ago
A local tailor reports liudiug a queer con-
trivBiioe iu tuo pockets of a coat seut to him
0y one ot his patrons to be cleaned. Up to
the present time he has been unable to deter-
uiiue whether it is an infernal machine or a
life preserver. Mr Massie will place the curi -
osity ou exhibition in his show window next
week.
John Donaldson and John Grunwell left
on Monday for points south of Spokane, where
they will purchase horses and cattle with
which to stock their ranch south of the city.
Martin Burrell', Conservative" candidate for
Yale-Cariboo, went up to Phoenix yesterday
IP feel the pulse of the electors in  that camp.
I. A.  Dinsmore, provincial constable, re
turned last Friday from   Rossland, where he
had been on business in connection  with  his
department.
Chas. Danhkin, of the L. A. Manly wholesale liquor store, went up to Phoenix last
Friday.
D'n-H W-rH-rnd is the official  pound mas-
i  if Mi" city.
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
PICTURES
MD PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture  Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
R. G. McCOTCHEON
SWINIUriG AVBUOf
It's ihe worst wheel tbat
makes the most noise in the
world.        	
Don't regret too muih your upland downs; after all the only man
who has noiie is in the cemetery.
City   Real Estate For
Sale
Applications for immediate purchase ol Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices i—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms i~Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
JOHN A. HUTTON.
City Clerk.
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 youi-Vequirements 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. $1.80        10 ft. $6.00       12 ft. $7.20
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
Nursery, Hospital and Kindergarten
Dominion Charter,   Without Stock Subscription.
DIBECTORS—Hon. Martin liurrell, Hon. President; Hou. J. Q.Turriff,
PresiJent; \. H. Fiu-in no-u, Vioe-President; Elward liraud, Secretary,
C. Ulackett Robinson, Cor. Secretary; J. F. McKinley, Treasurer; Lt.-Col.
Whiton, M.D., R. H. Campbell, Thomas Mulvey, K.C, A. E. Provost, W.
Lyie Reid, A. J. Freimau, Charles H. Pinhey, C. E, W. J. Cairns, and Tom
Moore.
TRUSTEES—C. H. Pinhey, O.E, Thomas Mulvey. K.C, A. J. Freidman
Legal .ViMser Banker*
John I. Mn>cCr*ok-m, K.C.    Royal Bank of Canada.
Auditor
A. A. Crawley, C. A.
The Objects of thii Institution, for which Incorporation was recently obtained, are: "To provide 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 mtny of such unfortunates, who, for the lack of suoh ser"
vice, perish every year; and to return these little ones to their parents, at
school age with nor nal, healthy bodies and sound minds."
This is alarge and greatly needed Child Welfare Service. Careful enquiry
at the Government offices in tbe verious provinoes reveals the fact that there
are at the presant time nearly 250 Infant Blind in the Dominion. Nothing
ha3 yet been done f.*r those helpless little ones. In the United States, 16
years ago, the flrst home waa opened in New York City; they have now homes
in 13 States, all doing excellent work. In England, some time ago, Sir Arthur Pearson organized "Sunshine House," Chorley Wood, for Blind Babies,
and he claims tbat it is the only one ia the British Empire. Let us have the
SECOND in Canada. To reach this worthy end money is urgently required.
Fifty Thousand Dollars is the present objective of the Boajd. While the
Home is to be located in Ottawa it will take in tbe Baby Blind from every
province, so that this APPEAL for funds will be Dominion wi-te, and an
early and generous response is confidently expected. Cheques should be made
payable to the Canadian Blind Babies Home Association. All remittances
will be promptly acknowledged.
Tell The People
What   You   Have
to Sell THB SUN: GRAND F0BK8, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Grain Movement Over The Canadian Pacific Railway
Sept. 1    -   Dec. 12, 1923
Clickety-click, clickety-click... It is the Bound of car
wheels passing over the railroad tracks, and you
could stand and listen to tbe same clickety-click for 44
hours on end, if you were to watch that part of the
magnificent crop of Canada grown in districts served by
the Canadian Pacific railway and moved from the
harvest fields by that company. Imagine, if you can, a
train 881 mileB long, or as far as from Winnipeg to the
upper reaches of the Rocky Mountains. That is how
many freight cars there would be. But cars alone cannot
make a train. There are the engines, as well, and the road
has kept in the neighborhood of 670 freight engines
tugging grain trains east and west day and night
throughout the season and in addition to these there
sre 111 switch engines employed at terminals. The
season, be it understood, is taken as the period from the
opening of the Canadian crop year, Sept. 1 to the official
dose of navigation with regard to shipping insurance on
the Great Lakes, which falls Dec. 12.
So much for computation trains. In point of fact
however, the longest train which was made up during the
season consisted of 126 cars and was approximately 1
mile in length. It was operated from Stoughton to
Areola, Saskatchewan, on October 5th. The weight of
the train not including the engine totalled 7,946 tons,
of this 5,666 tons being freight. The train handled
185,000 bushels of wheat.
Now during the season, there were 88 days on which
cars could be loaded, for Sundays are excluded. During
those 88 days there were trains operated on an average
every 60 minutes day and night, trains carrying nothing
but grain mind you, for passenger traffic and other
freight business were conducted at the same time, and
on uninterrupted schedules too, be it noted. These trains
were on an average 46 cars long.
In all, from Sept. 1 to Dec. 12, 1923, there were
marketed in districts served by the Canadian Pacific
Railway more than 200,000,000 bushels of all grains th<-
largest quantity ever reported since the inception of the
road. Taking the pars loaded as more truly representative
of the activities of the company in the matter of grain
movement, these have been reported at 116,232 for the
period, representing 169,931,184 bushels. Suppose for
a moment that all that grain were to be dumped into a
river bed 100 feet wide and five feet deep, and that the
new 'river' were able to flow at an avenge rate for water,
say a mile an hour, then he who stood on the bank amd
had the patience to watch, might pitch bis tent and
picnic for three and one half days before this stream
would be dried up.
A second trip into the land of imagination and om
might put mountains in the background, and might
make those mountains up of all the grains kernels which
had been taken from the freight cars engaged in their
transportation. If the grain were heaped up on acre lots
of ground, there might well be three mountains, and eacb
one of them would tower 6,000 feet into the heavens.
The Canadian Pacific railway station at Lake Louise,
one of the highest in the Rocky Mountains, is 5,044
feet above sea level. In the three mountains would be
included oats, rye, barley, flax — all the coarse grains
commonly grown in the Dominion as well as wheat, but
if the latter were to be sorted out and put into mountains
by itself, supposing there were still to be three mountains,
then each of these would rise 4,200 feet from the ground
Banff itself is only 4,600 feet above the sea.
But after all, wheat is of little use in imaginary rivers
or even mountains, however high or picturesque they
may be. Let us consider what would happen if all the
wheat were made into flour (leaving coarse grains aside)
and kneaded up and baked into bread. If this were done
there would be approximately 104,700 miles of regulation
size, 16 ounce loaves, if they were placed end to end. This
tremendous string of loaves would stretch back and forth
across Canada, from Montreal to Vancouver 36 times.
If the loaves were laid side by side and end to end, they
would form a solid belt across the Dominion wider than
the height of a city lamp post. Again if they were piled
in a trans-Canada wall one loaf deep, the height of the
wall would be 12 feet.
A particularly interesting feature of the grain movement of the present season according to company
officials iB the increase which had been reported in the
amount of grain sent by Canadian Pacific to Vancouver
for export. In all there were 5,632 cars received
representing .S,0S7,784 bushels, or a very large percentage
of the total exports from Vancouver which aggregated
8,910,966 bushels to the United Kingdom, and 80,300
mostly to South America. Last season for the corresponding period there were 3,548 cars received at Vancouver
and 4.897,019 bushels exported.
Quebec, the Old World Province
1. The Cals*-chs>, a mean* of cos-sveynisee much favoured by vlallora to Quebec.
3. An old brisk ovi-n. the like of which was used la France tour centarlcss bro.
3. Chntnsii Frontcnnc, 'tsirlss-c, thc issosst modern hoatelrj- on the continent, trom a glorloaa height looks dowa
■ „ old QUebec nnd on the cisrly Isisllle fields.
4. Ancient und moils-rn.    Tho Hills- cannon cwstnred   by the British at Bunker Hill, resits   near  the  Qaefcee
.'Itadel by tbe side of n  hovs liter which   fell  to the   Ciiniisliana In the Grent War.
5   Thome's their forma nre modern, aome farmers atlll uae the oz a* beast at burden la the baek es-suatry*
rHESE are just n few pictures taken In Quebec. It is
not without reason that this province is becoming the
tourist resort of thc continent, for here is a country of
utmost fascination and intrigue. Quebec has an atmosphere all its own and, if it can be said, more of an old-
world atmosphere than has the old-world of today.
Quebec is the eighteenth century keeping pace with the
twentieth, yet retaining its identity.
One stops at little wayside shrines. The wooden
cross, the patron saint in effigy, the nurtured flowers, the
woman at her distaff, the white-walled houses close at
hand transport you to the distant land from whence the
original settlers came. Yet, over there, beyond that
little hedge or cedar fence the farmer gathers in hia
crop with up-to-date machinery, and stores it in a modern
barn. Behind, the hum of tne telegraph wire reminds
you that you are not living in a by-gone day and, if that
is not enough, through the not too distant fields, a huge
train thunders.
Near the white walls tlie lady of the house draws
water from the old-fashioned well, andbakes her bread
in an old brick oven, the like of which was used by her
ancestors in France four centuries ago. She spins her
own wool and shares with her husband a faith, which
though not old-fashioned, is almost as old as the Christian
era. A kindly hospitable soul is she, nor ia she always
backward in learning, for she probably attended the
convent of the Ursuljnes at Quebec, or la petite ecole at
Louiseville. And her husband—He may be content
to wear the homespun, to sit around the fire, or on the
threshold at night, to smoke his "Rouge Quesnel" and to
drive five miles to church early on all holidays in his
buggy or in the straw lined cart that ia used about the
farm, but he "knows his lettera" and, better still, he
knows how to farm.
The Quebec farm is usually up-to-date. Your
"habitant'* gets all that can be got from the soil, and if
■jou ait with him and talk you will see that ha gats the
fullness of life too. Give him the simple pleasures. He is
happy if he can re-tell the story of the big moose he shot
by "Lac Saint Pierre" and the bear. He is some trapper
too, "for sure I catch him lots of skin, met"
The "old man," the "old woman" and that large, very
large family, are content as seldom people are, and rightly
so, for theirs is a rich heritage, and beautiful. The mighty
St. Lawrence and its thousand tributaries, the glorious
Laurentians, with their wooded slopes, the forests, lakes
and myriad streams give them a country almost unexcelled for beauty. Game and fish abound as has been
discovered by sportsmen from outside. Moose, trout,
maskinonge, the big black bass, bear, deer and caribou.
From a historians point of view Quebec is the hunting
ground of the continent. Quebec city' is one huge
souvenir of the early days of Canadian settlement. Lost
and re-captured several times her old Walls still bear tha
marks of storm, and the old cannons still guard the dty
and the approaches to the citadel.
The history of Quebe-* Is the history of Canada, priest,
soldier and pioneer settler each having played a glorious
part in the making of it. With the fair Dominion as a
lasting memorial to their valor and courage, Quebec links
them with the present day; their faith, piety, and the
work they commenced are being preserved and carried
on by the present generation. The relics of their day
scattered here and there, and on almost every street, look
down or out upon the most modern improvements of
the age. the railways, and the huge Canadian Pacific
and other steamships at the docks, bot lose not their
identity, and in the case of buildings and public places,
their charm and interest.
All through Quebec province, and in the most unexpected places one comes across historic links with tha
past. Lik* her people Quebec is quiet, peaceful, and does
not crave the limelight, but Quebec fa not and cannot
be overlooked. It is an old world, lull of charm, witbia
the new.
!rom
Eyerywft
ere
Quebec city is again becoming the
Mecca of winter-loving tourists. Arrangements for the forthcoming
carnival are nearing completion and
sports of all kinds, including toboggan sliding on tht four-track chute
on Dufferin Terrace, are in full
swing.
The mild weather prevailing In
Quebec until recently greatly hindered lumbering operations in the
province. Thi, situation, according
to Mr. Piche, Chief ForeBter, has
been adjusted, however, by lets falls
of snow, and tb* total cut has been
brought up to normal.
There are 300 ports and harbors
on the coasts of Canada. Ths majority are, of course, small affaire,
the big porta net exceeding six.
Howsvtr, one of Canada'* pert*,
Montreal, ranks lixth among the
world'* ports and third oa th* basis
of export business don* during th*
seven months in which lt ts open.
Newsprint production in Canada
for the eleven months of 192g ending in November was 1,108,225 tons,
as compared with 998,988 tons for
the same period in 1922, the increase
being equal to 17 per cent. The
estimated production for the year i*
1,270,000 tons, or 189,000 tons over
that for 1922.
The value of Canada's 1923 grain
crop is estimated hy th* Dominion
Bureau of Statistic* at $892,572,300.
Of this total approximately |450,000
is credited to the three prairi* provinces. It is interesting to note that
while the figure* for Manitoba and
Saskatchewan are below those of the
year 1922, those of Alberta are above
fcy over $45,000,000.
Grain marketed along th* Canadian Pacific Railway in 1923 totalled
187,642,224 bushels, an increase of
83,324,619 bushels over any similar
fperiod in the railway's history. The
ncrease in bushels shipped was 13,-
086,730, or 9.2 pc-r cent over 1922,
and 83.1 per cent of the total amount
marketed had been shipped by December 3rd.
Uovern-ment statistics estimate the
apple crop of Canada for 1923 at
10,794,600 boxes, which, at an estimated average of $2 a box, makes
th* value a little over $21,000.(500.
By provinces the estimated production was as follows: Nova Scotia,
6,250,000 box**; British Columbia,
3,124,000; Ontario, 2,276,000; Que-
bee, 110,000; and New Brunswick,
35,500.
A herd of 20 buffalo is soon to
be shipped from Wainwright Park,
Alta., to th* Yukon, where a game
preserve I* to be laid out in the central part of the* territory. This announcement wa* made here by Robert Lowe, of White Pa»s, Yukon
Territory, on his way back from
Ottawa, where he arranged for the
shipment.
The Banff Winter Carnival I* to
be held from February 2nd to 9th,
1924, both dates inclusive, and will
run concurrently with the Banff
Bonspiel, which will be held from
February 4th to 9th, inclusive. A
widely varied and attractive programme has heen arranged, culmln- |
r.ting in a Grand Carnival dance,
when the Carnival Queen for
will be announced and crowned.
Among the New Year's honor* for
1924 one of the most popular is th*
award of the C.B.E. by His Majesty
the King to Captain S. Robinson,
R.N.R., who, It will bc recalled, so
distinguished himself ia command of
the Canadian Pacific SJ. "Empress
of Australia" during the Japanese
disaster and is now commanding the
Canadian Pacific 8*\. "Empress of
Canada" for that vessel's forthcoming world cruiee.
The beauties of the Laurentian
Mountains, which have already attracted the attention of moving picture producers, are continuing to
draw such companies. The latest to
make use of this location is the Distinctive Pictures Corporation, etarr-
inir Alma Rubens and Conrad Nagle,
which has been shooting at Gray
Rocks Inn, Ste. Jovite over the New
Year holiday period. \ feature of
their work has been the co-operatlen
of the Chateau F**oitenac dog team,
1".| by Mour.tic, « "eteran of five
vests service in th" North.
A rt*p<ftv of the British Columbia
Industrial Commission Department
shows loans to industries amounting
te 11,176,694 embracing 80 plant*.
Repayments have been made on
principal by 55 industries. Total repayments amount to 8181,428, of
which $71,245 was interest.
For the purpose of extending
Canadian trade in Greece, Turkey
and the Eastern Mediterranean, W.
McL. Clarke, Canadian Trade Commissioner at Milan, Italy, has been
instructed to visit these countries
and report on the opportunities for
the sale of Canadian goods.
E. D. Calvert, noted guide and
sportsman of Rainy River, who has
done much towards bringing tourists from all parts of the United
States to the Lake of the Woods,
states that the tourist traffic this
year has greatly exceeded all previous years and anticipates a greater
increase  next  season.
United States grain shipped from
Canadian ports during the crop year,
September 1, 1922 to August 31,
Jj23, totalled 55,000,000 bushels,
'ihis meant total handlings of approximately 110,000,000 bushels, tl
it was necessary for the grain to
pass through the elevators at lake
joiis and at ports of exit.
The bulldog wins because
he hange on.
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--!? IS THE MEMORY OF
THE PUBLIC.
If yoa doubt this ask the first men
men you meet the following questions'
SI When did the R31 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 Lusijania?
It is a safe bet that you would not
get one correct answer.
Now do you see the necessity of persisted 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,
: J You've got to keep on walkings
One word won't tell folks who you are,
ZAt]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.
f
Brown started out without a cent;
He's rich now and still rising;
Some say 'twas luck; some say 'tw.
pluck;
HE says 'twas advertising.
•*5SS*S*H IBM BUN: GBAND PORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
THE SON
is the favorite newspaper 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 alwaya independent but never
neutral.
DON'T HESITATE!
PHONE 101R
FORFIHE PRINTING
In a letter to Tbe Province, Mr.
■Scott eays there were live cars o
American apples io Vaocotivej at
this time last year and Mr. McDonald bad tbis information. Mr. Scott
is skeptical also of Mr. McDonald's
other statement.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Norrie returned
Wednesday from a two weeks' trip
to (he coast cities.
The only explanation tbat can be
offered for the long visit of tbe pres
ent unwelcome cold spell is, tbat it
has become wedged in between tbe
mountains and can't get out.
J, A. McCallum, who bas been
confined to tbe Urand Forks hospital by illness for a couple of weeks,
is improving.
News of the Gity
George Tilsey   Rooke,   wbo   re*
ceived a shrapnel wound io the leg
in Ibe great war aud was discharged
from tbe service as cured, was taken
to the  Qrand Forks hospital tbis
week   and   underwent    a   painiu!
operation byhavingtbe wound reopened, Dr. Truax performing  ihe
work,   Itis claimed that a piece of
shrapnel is still  embedded  in the
leg.    Mr. Rooke is recovering from
tbe effects ot tbe operation as fast as
can be exacted.
VV. Madden, of Greenwood, aud
Mark F. Madden, of Chicago, two
mining men, were in the oity on
Thursday.
At the meeting of the city council  on   Monday  evening  the only
business transacted was the recon
sideration and final passage of the
tax sale bylaw.
At lhe joint installationof officers
of tbe Grand Forks and Greenwood
K. of P. lodges in this city on
Tuesday evening, a buffalo feast
preceded the lodge work and a dance
followed it. The .visitors wrapped
themselves in tbeir buffalo robes
aod left for their native town on tbe
2 o'clock train.
T. P: Scott, of Hayward & Soott.
V-namver, takes Issue witb D. Mc-
D n ild, sales mimger of the Associated Growers Limited, in some of
tbe statements tbe latter made at
Vernon last week. Mr. McDonald
was reported to bave said tbat
British Columbia growers would receive more tban Washington grow-
eis for their apples, and tbat tbere
were 36 cars of American apples in
Vancouver  at  this time last year.
NOTICE
The Frechette 2-in-l Snap
Hook Co. Ltd.   Malle
able  Iron   and   Forge
Steel Works
Grand Forks, B.C, Jan. 10, 1924
This Company is iucorported  wite
capital  of 152,500.UU to  commend
manufacturing the  Frechette 2-in-h
Snap Hook and anything in mall-sab .
iron and   forge steel.    Iu this great
new industry, or to manufacture  this
new patented article.  Mr. Frechette
has   planned   a   new system, which
should   be  of great  iutereat to both
Capital and Labor, us it amalgamates
tiis-iii into one on the same level; that
is,  -iu   far as  this  Coinpany i.s cou
coined, nsaely, that all ollicers aud laborers must be shareholders. being so
tliey constitute the Compuny, uud ul
being   so  interested should have thu
Company's welfare   ut  heart, whicli
should eliiuinat'j  strikes  and   ensure
'toady run   and progress—to enlarge
ind   spread   over   Canada   and  the
United States, as Mr. Freoqette hus
urned over both Cunadian and   Uni
.ed .States patents entirely   to  tbem.
I'hese   patents,   which   should be of
•Teat vulue to stand us guarantee   to
ho Shareholders, of  which we  now
lave one hundred and eighteen (118).
t is our intention to sta.it trie works)
s   early  as   possible   this spring of
924, and to ensure a good  start  wo
hould have a few more members. We
'ill adopt a good scale of  wages, and
hat   the   men do not get in wages
ley   will   get in   dividends.    The
hares are $105 00 each und to make
ile against graft or  monopoly, tie
3  cr   freeze out, we  have a clause
ittt no one can buy or have at  one
•ne more than ten shares, and to en
urage laborers we give them  terms
■  one  share at  J15.00 cash down
rl 810.00 per month. A  large suitt
le   building   is only awaiting the
chinery to start the  wojks.    For
*• t'"*t,*nr-   •■' ' '
!l(j Foil:-    I
Ten Canadian and three United
States teams have alrcndy entered
for the Ea-tern International Dog
Derby, which will be run during the
Winter Carnival in Quebec, February 21, 22 and 23.
Progress and bright prospects in
the development of sodium sulphate
in Saskatchewan is reported by the
Bureau of Labor and Industries.
Sodium sulphate recovered from
Saskatchewan deposits is now being
used in the manufacture of glass at
Redcliff, ,
A ts-iiii. nearly a mile long and
drawn by a single locomotive recently carried ltiJ.OOO bushels of
grain over thc Canadian Pacific
western lines.
Almost sixteen and a half million
bushels of wheat were exported
from the port of Vancouver during
the period September 1, 1922, to
May 31 of the present year, according to figures issued by the Merchants  Exchange
Among the large number of unaccompanied women on the last
westward voyages of the Canadian
Pacific liners "Montclare" and "Melita" were twenty-three who were
coming to Canada to be married in
various parts of the Dominion.
An official in charge of the cattle
shipments from the Port of Montreal recently stated that nearly 40,-
000 head of store cattle would be
shipped from the port this year. He
declared thc rush seasons would be
the months of August, September
and OctoLor.
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
Phone 25        H. H. Henderson, Prop.
Traffic through the Lachins Canal
in 1923 showed an increase ovsr
that of 1922 in almost every particular, the total grain carried being
V8,285,270 bushels, as compared with
87,831,212 in 1922, the best previous year; coal receipts totalling
813,591 tons, compared with 384,575
tons; the ship tonnage operated being 5,462.200, against 4,786,543;
shipments of pulpwood totalling
356,980 tons, against 313,134 last
year; the cargo tonnage being 4,-
411,188, compared with 4,360,328;
and the number, of passengers carried totalling 78,097, againat 69,392
in 1922.
BE
Being everlastingly on tbe job
beats carrying a rabbit's foot for
luck.
TIMBER SALE X5B40
SEALED TENDERS will be reoeive.l br tbe
Distrlot Forester, Nelson, not later tban
noon on tbe 26th day of January 1924,
for the purohase of Lloenoe X5840, near
Fisherman Creek, to out 5000 H->wn Ties.
Two years will be allowod;*or removal of
timber.
Further particulars of the Distrlot Forester, Nelsou.
TIMBER SALE X5841
SEALED TENDERS will be reoelred by the
District Foreater, Nelson, not later than
noon on the 26th day of January, 1924, for
the purohase of Lloenoe X5JH1, Northwest of
Orand Forks, to out 3500 lineal feet of
Poles and 2000 Hewn Tics.
Ono year will be allowed for removal of
timber.
Fnrtber particulars of the Distrlot  Forester, Nelson, B. C.
Ship Your Cream to
The Kettle Valley
Creamery Go.
We pay the highest price and assure
you the most accurate test Give your
ocal creamery your trade.
KETTLE VALLEY CREAMERY COMPANY
UNLESS you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you
are not getting Aspirin at all -
^e/nwwj
Accept only an "unbroken package" of "Bayer Tablets of
Aspirin," which contains directions and dose worked out by
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Toothache       Neuralgia
Earache Lumbago
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manufacture, to usslst tho public nsralnat Imitations, the Tablet* of Bayer Company
will be stamped wltb tbelr general trade mark, the "Bayer Cross.
RADIO for 1924
The most up-to-date Radio sets today are our YELCO brand
of Rscoivers. 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 mw Myers tubes) in your most cosy
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it entartain.s must.   Let Ua Demonstrate to You.
P.S—Did you know that last week 50,000 people stood by
and listened to messages sent to citizens of Qrand Forks (the
first time) out of the bine skyl But it will happen often hereafter.
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Mrs. K. Wilkinson, of Slad Road, Stroud,
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purpose. I nee 1 hardly say how very grateful I am, for my life has undergone an entire
change." 	
Try one box t >-diij>,whioh ean be forwarded
to any address on receipt of money order for
$1.00. THKBBI-iNOTHIUBEITBH, AT ANY
PBICB.
Address orders to:—
■-..%    THB "I.AKMALBNB" CO.,
10,South View, Watlin? St., Dartford,
Kent, England.
WINTER WEAR FOR
MEN
l1
1
Men's all wool underwear,
Stanfields and Wool nap
Brand, at $5.00 per suit.
Men's all-wool Winter
at $5.00 per pair.
Pants
Men's Mackinaws, the very
best, at $12.68 each.
Also full lines of 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 20
A. E. MCDOUGALL
'CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Agent
iDominion Monumental Worka
(jAsbt-atos Products Co. Hoofing
."ESTIMATES FURNISHED
BOX 332 GRAND FORKS, B. C.
^Counter-.
Check Books
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks4 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
Miss Mr-:- 'i /own*, of Berlin,
K.H., who in three years sinee she
first put on a ski, has achieved
fame tbrough her daring and graceful jumping, has expressed her desire to con' ete with Canada's best
f.irl ski Jumr.ers at the winter sports
carnival in Quebec on February 2!,
22, 23 and 24th, during which time
she will mai.e exhibition jumps.
Further indications that the year
1923 will create a record in ocean
traiTic are shown by figures given
out at the headquarters of the Canadian Pacific Steamships. Bookings
for wesbbornd sailings were exceptionally lar^e, while those for sailings to the Old Country for Christmas and the Neiw Year were in advance of the traffic of any previous
year. -
The Calgary Eaai-d of Trade Is
taking interest in the proposal of
large British interests, which involves the utilization of western
straw for the manufacture of paper
and other products, and is getting
all possible information with respect
to tlie development of industries.
Hundreds of thousands of torn of
straw are burned in the prairies
every year, which it is olaimed has
a commercial value.
St. Jovite, Quebec, has been chosen
since more as a movie location, and
arrangements have been made by
■Conrad Nagle and Alma Rubens foi
the transportation of themselves,
party of 17 and equipment to that
place during the early winter. Last
winter Lionel Barrymore and Seena
Owen located at St. Jovite for the
filming of "Snow Blind" prior to
taking other parts of the picture
r. round the Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, and Windermere, British Columbia.
Our
Hobby
is
•Good
Printing
rjnHE value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting ahd
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated.. Consult us before going
elsewhere.
Wedding invitations
Bail programs
Business cards
Viriting cards
Sh'p~ing tags
Letterheads
Statements
Noteheads
Pamphlets
Price lists
Envelopes
Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
Posters
Menus
New Type
jLatest Style
Faces
THE SUN
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"
354
A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yalr Hotel, Fibst Stbkkt
SYNOPSIS OF
L4iVD)IGTAMENDMENTS
pre-emptions
Vaoant, uareservof nmgrri
'iown landa may bo pre-empted by
irltleh subjects over 11 yean of act,
ind by aliens oa declaring Intention
o become British -subjects, ooBttt-
ional upon residenoe, oooupaUees.
.nd Improvement tar agrioultu-al
■urposes.
Full Information oonoamlna regq-
atlons   regarding   pre-emptions   ta
•riven lo Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
'hlch can be obtained freo of esters*
•y addressing   the   Department   ot
and*, Victoria, B.O, or to any Oe-r-
nment Agent
Records  will be granted covering
niy land suitable  for   agricultural
urposes, and whioh la not timbered, I.e., carrying over 8*000  board
-oet per acre weat of the Coaat Range
tnd 8,000 feet per acre eaat of tbat
Range.
Application* for pre-emptions aro
o be addressed to the Land Com-
ulssioner of the Land Recording Division, in whioh the land applied Itr
is situated, and are maae on printed
urns, copies of which can be eb-
tined from the Land Commissioner-
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years aad Improvementa made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at leaat Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
ecelved.
For more detailed information aaa-
ilie Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved .
Crown lands, not being tlmberlaad..
for agricultural purposes: minimum •.
prloe of first-class (arable) land la fl -
per acre, and second-class (graaing) ■
'and $2.50 per acre. Further Infer- •
matlon regarding purchase or lease <
of Crown lands ls given ln Bulletin:
No. 10, Land Series, "Purohase aad;
Leaae of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial eltes on i
Umber land, not exceeding 40 acres,.,
may be purchased or leased, the con- -
dltlons Including payment ott
stumpage.
HOMESITE  LEASES j
Unsurveyod areas, aot exceeding ri
aores, may be leased aa homeatW
conditional upon a dwelling belntr
orected In the flrst year, VXle being
obtainable after residence aad |m-
provement conditions aro fulfilled
and lead ha* boon surveyed.
LEASES
For erasing aad Industrial
poses areas not exceeding 640
may be leased by one person
company.
GRAZING
Under the Orating Aet
pur
ines la divided Into graslng dli
Prov-.
* xx.  Jln* a'atrtou i
aad the range administered under a
Oraalng Commissioner. Annual.
graslng permits are Issued based on.
numbers ranged, priority being given i
'o established owners. Stock-owners,-
may form associations for ranges
management. Free, or partially freo,
ormlts are available for settlermJ
•impers and  travellers, up  to ten
NEW HARNESS
I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
guaranteed:
Co A. Crawford

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