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GRAIN) FORKS Lf t
the center of Grand Forks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the oity. '
Kettle Valley Orchardist
IflD OULl 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, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
neutral.
TWENTY-FIRST YEAR—No  19
GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY,   MARCH 17, 1922
"Tell me what you Know li true:
I can guess as well ss yoo.
$1.00 PER YEAR
LIGHT RATE SAME
AS NOW; WATER
' MAY BE HIGHER
Council Succeeds in Reducing Power Co.'s Demands Half a Cent Per
Kilowatt Hour — Fall
Fair Wants Donation
Cbeakamus, which went out in the
floods last October." The Northern
Construction coinpany haa all tbe
material on the ground for two more
Howe trues spans and work on tbe
Quesnel riyer will proceed rapidly,
It is understood that work will
commence in a abort time on several timber bridges between the two
Cottonwood rivera.
The Spokane Concrete company
expects to start manufacturing concrete pipe fnr the irrigation system
on the 25th inst.
ETAX
»M FEELING STRONGER.
EVERY DAY, DQC, BUT
AM NOT EXACTLY
TRAINING FOft. A
PRlflZE.'   FIGHT
Tbe mayor and all the aldermen
were present af tbe adjourned meeting of tbe city council, held at 1:30
o'clock this afternoon.
A deputation from the Agricultural association was present, Fred
Clark and* E. F. Laws acting as
spokesmen, soliciting financial assistance towards tbe fall fair, the
council being aaked for I a do»
nation of about 1350. The council
promised consideration of tbe matter in tbe final dealing with the estimates.
Mayor Hull reported the result of
the interview with Lome Campbell,
ot tbe West Kootenay Power company, siatiog that the city bad been
successful n securing a rate of 2J-
eents a kilowatt hour in plsce of
the 3 cents asked by the company.
A preliminary discussion of the estimates occupied considerable time,
it being the feeling of the members
of the council tbifl wbile no in
crease would be charged th? consumer for electric lights, yet in view
of tbe increased cost to the city of
power purchased, it would be necessary to make an increase in tbe
water rates some 25 cents, or possi
bly 50 oents, per month per consumer.
Sizing up roughly tbe estimates
situation, it would appear that aome
110,000 extra will bave to be raised
tbia year over and above last year's
estimates. Tbe school board alone
require some 130,000.
Tbe final estimates was laid over
until the next regular meeting.
An enquiry was receive for
lioense rates from tbe Idternational
Amusement company, offering a
round-about and attractions generally. The clerk was instructed to
inform the company thai a license
fee of $50 a day would be required.
The various committees presented
tbeir reports, which were   adopted.
BLANKS ARE
IN THE MAIL
Questionaires Are Being
Sent to All and Must
Be Returned by March
31--Minimum: Bachelors, $1200; Benedicts,
$1500
HE'S GETTING BETTER.   GIVE HIM TIME
"No longer does tbe devil wiggle a
wicked forked tail, but now be shakes
a shimmying shoulder," Straton de*
dared.
"Tbe devil of today is no longer
the bold, brazen devil of years igo.
The new model has arrayed himself
like an angel of light.
"Nor does the new devil care
wbere be goes; be tempts tbeologi
ans and sometimes entees the pulpit.
"Brimstone' of   Dante's time has
turned to jazz, movies and the tbea
ters of 1922.
"Tbe 1922 devil is an advocate of
jazz, and a regular attendant of
movies and t theaters."
Supreme efforts of the new devil,
according to Straton's analysis, are:
To undermine tbe virtue of
women; to destroy masculine bonor;
to Wreck the marriage vows, to
checkmate tbe church; to overthrow
tbe old-fashioned bome.
"These things are tbe 1922 mode)
devil, and these are some of hiB
works," he concludes.
THE WEATHER
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by tbe government thermometer on B. F. Law's ranch:
Mas.
Marob 10—Friday    40
11—Saturday  41
12- Sunday  40
13—Monday  45
14—Tuesday  43
15—Wednesday.. 52
16- Thursday  49
Min.
33
27
26
12
27
36
33
Inches
Snowfall     2.2
Rainfall ...   044
Work Upon Bridge
Over Quesnel River
Proceeding Radidly
* s
Quesnel, March 16.—Joe Kelly's
bridge gang of about thirty men arrived on Saturday's train. Tbey will
continue work on the P.O. B. bridge
over the Quesnel river. A pile bridge
was driven last spring and trains
ran over tbis until late fall, when a
Howe truss span was put in over the
main channel. For the last four
months the bridge gang has been
working on the Cheeki bridge near
Income tax forms and personal
property questionaires are now being sent out through the mail by G.
W. Cripps, provincial income tax
assessor at Vancouver. The forms
must be filled in and returned by
March 31. The income dealt witb
on them is for the whole year 1921
Persons wbo have not received
forms from tbe taxation departmeni
are required to get tbem before tbe
end of tbe mantb and fill tbem in
to avoid being penalized.
Three Months' Grace
Taxation officials will send out
atatemeuta of tbese taxes due within a couple of weeks after the ques-
tiooafres are sent in to tbe government. About tbree months will be
given after tbat for the payment of
tbe charges.
Separate income tax questionaires
are seoi out for all companies and
tbere are others for farmers.
The Bachelor Tax
Bachelors must pay income tax in
excess of $1200, Married men must
pay on all over $1500 and $200 is
allowed for eacb cbild.
Otber exemptions allowed both
married aod single men include dependents, such as father, mother or
other close relative aod also life insurance.
In connection witb the income returns a statement has to be furnished sbowiug all tbe personal property a person bas, witb the exception
of automobiles, household furniture
and wearing apparel. All'yachts,
sailing ships, launches, notes.bonds,
stocks, reference books, professional
books, medical, dental or scientific
instruments have to be listed in detail.
Only One Tax Paid
On the total value of the personal
property the taxation officials will
figure out what has to be paid as
tax. But a person will not be called
oo to pay tbe personal property tax
uuless it comes to more than the income Ui. In tbat case it is not
necsssary to pay the income tax. A
person has to pay only one of these
taxes, tbat being the one wbicb is
th egreater.
Tbe income tax jb figured out on
the following basis: 1 per cent on
income above tbe exemption limit
and up to $2500; 2 per cent on all
between $2600 and $3600; 3 per
cent between $3500 and $4500; 4
per cent between $4500 and $5500,
and so on in similar progression.
Vancouver Man's Calendar Reform Plan Accepted by Washington
To Vancouver goes tbe distinction
of having advanced tbe plan of calendar reform tbat tbe recent convention at .Washington, D.C., unanimously adopted. Tbe new method
of measuring,time was invented by
Moses B. Cotsworth, a statistician of
the Terminal city, It was obosen
after careful deliberation in preference to ten otber suggestions.
The gathering was known as the
United Statea national convention to
receive, discuss and consider plans
for improving tbe calendar.
Following are tbe proposals pre*
sen ted:
Plan No. 1—Tbe "International
Fixed Calendar Plan," advanced by
Moses B. Cotsworth, Vancouver, B.C.
Plan No. 2—The "Equal Mouths
or Liberty Calendar," advanced by
Joseph TJ. Barne8,Mioneapolis,Minu.
Plan No. 3— The "Perpetual Calendar," proposed by L. C. Pope, of
Fort Myer, Florida. *
Plan No. 4—Tbe "Swiss" plan,
advocated by Dr. A. F. Beal.Bureau
of Standards, Washington, D.C.
£Plan No. 3—The "Black" system;
plan 6, the "John Robertson" plan;
No. 7,the "AlexanderPhillip" plan;
No. 8 the "Ghilain" 'plain; No. 9,
the "Decimal" plan, proposed by
Edward Skille, Drummond, Wis.
No. 10, a plan presented by Dr. D.
C. Savage,,of Nashvilie, Tenn.; No.
11, the. "New Era Calendar," invented by Howard Q. Warren, of
Princeton University.
Folia wing tbe discussion Joseph
V. Barnes offered tbe following resolution:
Whereas, after due consideration
of the different plans proposed, this
convention is convinced of tbe superior merits of the first (International Fixed Calendar) plan, whicb
provides for tbe Betting aside of New
Year's day as an independent legal
holiday, and wbich also provides for
setting aside of the extta day in each
fourth year as "Leap Day" (making
itean independent legal holiday),and
divides the remainder 364 days oj
eacb year into 13 months of exa itly
four complete weeks eacb, by placing a new month between June and
July, and suggesting "Sol" as tbe
natural nahoe for sucb new month,
because it will include the time the
"Solstices" come in both the northern and the southern hemispheres;
Therefore be it resolved, tbat tbis
United States national convention on
calendar reform does hereby endorse
tbe "International Fixed Calendar"
plan as being, in its opinion, the
most simple, the moat conveniently
arranged, and tbe most desirable of
all the plans proposed to the convention, and we do hereby recom
mend its adoption by tbe law-making bodies of the nations of the
world.
The  resolution   carried    unanimously.
It is significant that although tbe
Calendar convention was' assembled
by the Liberty Calendar Association
of America, Mr. Barnes.the founder
of tbat association, proposed tbe de
cidiog unanimous resolution recommending all nations to adopt Mr.
Cotswortb's "International Fixed
Calendar" plan, wbioh had previously been unanimously recount! nded
by both tbe Royal Society of Canada
and tbe government of Canada.
Norris Government
Defeated in Manitoba
Winnipeg, March 14.—By a vote
of 27 to 23, tbe Norris government
was defeated on a stisight vote of
censure resolution in the legiolature
this evening, and as soon ap the
lieutenant-governor, Sir James
Aikens, returns from Torooto on
Thursday, Premier T, C. Norris will
place his and the resignation of lbe
government in his bands.
A general election at an early date
is inevitable and tbe only point in
doubt is whether the lieutenant
governor will induce the government
to carry on until election arrangements are made or whether be will
call upon one of tbe group leaders
to forn> a government tbat will do
so. ' In view of the apparent impos -
sibility of any group leader forming
a government tbat woul d ommaod
a working majority in tbe bouse, it
is oonaidered probable that Sir
James Aikens will make an effort to
get the Norris administration to
stay in oflice till election arrangements are completed. Meanwhile
tbe house stands adjourned till to-
mjrrow afternoon.
The Modern Devil
Shakes Wicked Shoe
The following indictment of present-day society is made by a New
York preacher. Perhaps some of
tbe vices of modern times are not
any worse than ihose practiced by
the people a generation or two ago.
Modern methods must be used in
fighting tbe 1922 model shimmy
shaking devil. You can not combat
tbe up-to-date satan who shakes a
wicked shoe on the dance floor witb
tbe weapons our gjaodfathers used
against the old-fashioned brimstone-
breathing Mephisto.
This is tbe answer of Dr. Jobn
Roach Stration, famous reformer, to
Dr. Robert Stuart Macartbur, wbo
quit Calvary Baptist church, whicb
he founded, because he could not
stand Stration's sensational style.
Dr. Straton will preecb next Sun
day on tbe subject of Dr. Macartbui's
reeighatioo from tbe churoh.
What Happens to  I
Old Railroad
Ties
The railway -passenger who sees
piles of worn-out cross ties .piled
up and set on fire by repair nags
along  the right of way sotMtta-MS
wonde<\" why this is done and asks
why people are net allowed te use
them for fuel. The Pennsylvania
Railroad has issued an information
pamphlet dealing with this subject
whicb states:—
"In the first place, it is far from
true that all the old ties are burned.
A considerable number are constantly being sold to persons living
on er near the right ef way, who
buy them at nominal priees, usually
ten or fifteen cents apiece, aad use
them for firewood.    .-.•_.
"That it about as far as the mB-
read company has been able to go,
thus far, in finding an outlet for
worn-out ties. Such a method ef
disposal is practicable only in those
cases i '..ere the ties can b« delivered
at a public crossing, or other point
where they can be obtained safely
by the users, and where the eost of
so delivering them is not greater
than the nominal prices obtainable.
"The Company cannot sanction
the public going promiscuously over
tracks and through yards to gather
up old ties. To do so would bt practically letting down the bars against
trespassing on the tracks, an evil
which has been the causa of about
half of all the fatal accidents on
railroads in the United States.
"Efforts have been made to interest dealers in firewood in buying tha
old ties, but not thus far with much
success. The causes appear to be
that the old ties are often dirty;
that they contain more or less stone,
grit and slag wedged in tho cracks,
which might injure the saws used in
cutting them; that in many cases
they are partly decayed; that they
are dried out, and that their fibre
is more or less crushed, so that they
burn out too quickly. These an
among the reasons assigned by dealers who have not been willing to pay
the railroad company enough to
cover the eost of collecting the tiea
nnd delivering them to a point at
which they could bo removed.
"Efforts have also been made to
dlspore of old ties in a number ol
other ways, including sale for wood-
pulp purposes, for the extraction oi
chemicals, for burning and sale of
the ashes for fertiliser, and foi
manufacture into charcoal, but without success in Interesting parties engaged in these occupations.
. 'The Company will be glad to continue and wherever feasible to extend, the present practice of selling
eld ties to individual consumers foi
n, minal prices' at points whore they
ci.n be delivered without danger to
Ihe purchasers and without costing,
for collection and transportation,
more than they are worth as fuel.
The management will welcome any
other suggestions by which more of
the old ties can be usefully disposod
of or made available for commercial
or industrial purposes."
The   Canadian    Pacific   Railway
goes further than the Pennsylvania
Railroad and gives away ties to any
who will take them, such giving being surrounded with the necessary,
safeguards as  to trespassing.    Tht
experience of the Canadian  Pacifu
is  that  ties are taken  only whet
there is no standing timber in thi
vicinity, and that in many cases tl
farmers taking the ties do not ui
them for firewood but for generall
purposes around the farm, indicating that tha valne of old ties
firewood   in   this   country   is
tremely small.
IN KOOTENAY
Returns From Sixty Out
of Sixty-nine Polls Give
Dr. J. H. King a Lead
of 1100 Votes
Fernie, B. C, March 14.—Returns from sixty polls out of a total
of sixty-nine in the East Kootenay
constituency tonight indicates tbat
Hon. Dr. J. H. King, minister of
publio works in the Ottawa government, has been elected to parliament
io tbat riding by a majority of at
least 1 iilOover his Labor Progressive
opponent, H. M. Brondson, of Cranbrook. Tbe figures for the sixty
polls, whicb in-Iude all the arger
centers of population, stand]tonight:
King, 3016; Brondson, 1855. The
remaining nine polls are in remoter
sections of tbe riding and will not
return their polls tonight.
Tbe^electiou was made necessary
by tbe fact that R. E. Beattie, Progressive member ior lbe riding, resigned. Dr. King, former provincial
minister of public works for British
Columbia, resigned at Victoria and
entered tbe contest tn East Koote •
nay following bis appointment to a
portfolio in tbe Mackenzie King
cabinet.
Tbe election of Dr. King completes Premier King's cabinet, and
gives British Columbia one representative in tbat administration.
FOSTER'S FORECAST
Washington,March 13— The week
centering on March 17 will average above normal tempertures on
meridian 90 from tbe Gulf of Mexico
to tbe far north. The hiSh temperature of that disturbance will be in
northwestern Canada about March
15, on and all along meridian CO
March 17, and in eastern sections
March 19. A cool wave will be
in northwestern Canada near March
19, on meridian 90 March 21, in
eastern sections 23.
Unusually severe storms will prevail from March 11 to 19, and whatever relief tbere is in store for America and* Canada may be expected
during tbat ten days. March will be
full of storms and improvements in
crop weather will come witb tbe
storms.
1 expect that about one-third of
tbe continent will get below normal
crops and two-tbirds will get bumper crops. Altogether tbe best average
of crops are expected for North,
America tbat will bave been produced for many years.
Just as we were about to start tbe
press to print this week's issue of
The Sun, the first buttercup of tbe
season was brought into our office
by Miss Helen Mason. It should be
a sign that spring is juet around the
corner.
Election Coctests
Occupying Time of
Gabinet Ministers
Victorio,March 15 —Election con
tests contiuue to o.cupy a large part
of tbe time ol Premier Oliver and his
ministers. Ouly Hou. W. H Sutherland and Hon. E. D. Barrow are
at tbeir desks, and the former left
today for Nelson. Hon. William
Sloan will leave for Nelson tomor-
rnw, too, which will leave Hon. E.
D, Bairow tbe only member of tbe
government on the job.
The government is confident of
winning tbe Nelson fight, bnt it is
hardly expected thatHhe CraDbrook
by-election will be brought on for
eome montbe, nor tbe one in Vancouver to replace M, A, Macdonald. THE   SUN,   QRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
AN IH.EfmtmmlT  N_L«3->t?E*l
9. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER
SUBSCRIPTION RATES—PAYABLE IN ADVANOE
One Tear (in Canada and Qreat Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)   1.50
Addresr -" ~~ 'cations to
Thk Grand Forks Sun,
Phonk 101R Grand Forks, ti C.
OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1922
Muscle Shoals. It would be absurdly wasteful to allow the $85,000,000 already spent
.there to be charged off to profit and loss—
or rather to loss alone. It may be that no one
will make a better offer than Mr. Ford; but
Secretary Weeks thinks that the Detroit man
is trying to drive a rather hard bargain with
his fellow citizens. It is a part of Mr. Ford's
proposal that the government, sell to him for
$5,000,000 nitrate and steam plants that Sec
retary Weeks says have a scrap value of more
than $8,000,000.
England is glutted with cotton cloth that it
can not sell; Austria is unclothed becausee it
can not |juy. While Russia is starving, American granaries bulge with surplus corn, The
world is full of goods that it can not exchange, and there are so many ships on the
sea that hardly any of them can get a profitable cargo.
The term Grand Canon applies to that part
of the Colorado river which lies in northern
Arizona. Itis a gorge 217 miles lo g, 4000 to
6000 feet deep and from 1 to 15 miles wide at
the top. Far away to the north, however, on
Green river, a tributary of the Colorado, there
begins a greatly depressed river bed that continues through Utah and Arizona for 1000
miles, ''morr mysterious in their depths than
the Himalayas in their height."
A Russian statistician has discovered  that
.he Russian birth rate, which was almost 40
a thousand before   tlie war, was  only 13 a
thonsand in 1919, -and that the death rate,
which was 25.4 in 1913,was75 sixyears later.
We give the figures for what they may be
worth, for we imagine that the vital statistics
of Russia would be hard to collect and mt to
be trusted; bnt there can be no doubt of the
tremendous waste of   population.   In only
twelve   of  the  "governments" of European
Russia the loss of population is estimated at
three million. *
"Business in oQr town is tolerably good,"
declares an exchange, "nnd if the pessimiSts
who are waving their hands would only take
some Hags in them, it might be considerably
better."
On a high point' of Mount Adams in the
state of Washington are one hundred and
thirty six apparently human footprints, made
in mud that has long since turned to stone.
The tradition of the Yakima Indians is that
the spot is the place where "the great canoe"
landed after theeFlood, and that the footprints were made by the people who stepped
from the "canoe" to the ground, softened by
the long inundation.
Many labor unions have a financial strength
that the public does not realize. For example,
150 members of the Elevator Constructors'
union in San Francisco went on strike against
a cut in wages. The International Brotherhood of the craft voted at once to pay every
striker his wages under the old scale—$9 a
day. Some of the money came from'the treas
ury of the organization, but most of it came
from a levy of 10 per cent on the wages of
members of the union who fwere working in
other cities.'
Tho great purchasing power of foreign
moqey in Austria makes tourists thrive but
the Austrians suffer An American dollar will
buy two fowls, or a goose, or sixty heads of
cabbage, or six pounds of butter. It will pay
for a month's rent of a large well-furnished
room or of a small apartment in the best part
of Vienna. The salaries of lawyers, schoolmasters, clerks and other brain workers, if
measured in our money, range from $12 to $18
a month. A doctor gets from 15 to 25 cents a
visit, and domestic servants from 40 to 75
cents a month.
Close Examination of the
Diamonds
shown here only accentuates their
charm. They, are stones that will
appeal to those who prefer a' small,
good diamond to a large, faulty one.
Select a Diamond Now
A small payment will reserve it for
you. An occasional sum on account
from now on will put you in pos ,
session of the best of gifts without
your having felt the cost.-
J. C. TAYLOR
- Jeweller and Optician
Bridie Street Grand Forks
Nothing Else is Aspirin -■— say "Bayer"
Whether we are growing better or merely
going faster is a conundrum for philosphers.
Consider the latest scheme for a cafeteria:
the diner takes his seat at a table on a slowly
moving section of floor, picks up the dishes he
desires as he passes the counter, pays the
cashier as he sweeps by her cage and then
continues to eat with what show of leisure he
can muster as he continues to revolve iu his
orbit. Sot a square meal but around one
seems tp be the aim.
A flock of swans that belong to the bishop's
palace at Wells, Somerset, England, use the
ancient moat as their swimming pool. From
one ofthe palaqo windows hangs a ropo that
reaches to the water and that is attached to a
bell in the building, and whenever the swans
are hungry thoy tug at the rope until ihey succeed in ringing the bell and some ono throws
down food to them. A bishop's daughter
taught them the trick.
Non official radio messages—music, sermons, vaudeville, lectures, personal advertising—must now be sent at a wave length of
300 meteres in the United States. The department of commereo reserves the wave
length of 485 matres for weather reports, crop
and market reports and other official and
semi-official announcements.
From Detroit, by way of Roger Babson, the
statistician, comes the news that Henry Ford
is at work on a composition  of cotton and
forniajdehoyde and glue, whicli may be called
"cottonoid" for   convenience, and  that if his
experiments succeed he can  block  out auto
mobile bodies as a cook cuts  out doughnuts.
Presumably the engine will  still have to be
made of sterner stuff; Incidentally^ for the instruction of tliose who believe that the day of
"opportunity" has gone by, Mr.  Ford  recalls
that  seventeen  years ago he could  not get
trusted for a chicken for his Thanksgiving
dinner.    Last year he paid  the government
$7(5,000,000 in taxes.
It is interesting to know that the historic
flag of Ireland is not green but blue. Green
as the national color dates only from the
revolution of 1798. It was then accepted by
the people, but there -was never any official
action to change the color of the Irish flag,
which in early days was blue. Nor has the
harp always been an emblem of the country.
Originally the Irish flag boro a golden siui-
burst. Later it displayed three golden crowns,
and it was not until she seventeenth century
that the harp displaced them. On the royal
standard of the United Kingdom, where the
Irish flag i.s quartered with those of England,
Scotland and Wales, che harp appears on a
blue field. But the new free state government
can change the national color to green if it
pleases, and it is very likely to do it.
Common Ground
SEE
E. C. HENNIGER
COMPANY
Grand Forks, B. C.
Before Buying
Your
SEED GRAIN
and
GARDEN SEEDS
Warning! Unless you see name
"Beyer" on Ublets, you are not getting Aspirin at all. Why take ohanceil
Accept only an unbroken "Bayer"
package whicli contain, directions
wtfrked out by physicians during 21
years and proved safe by millions for
Colds, Headaohe, Btracho, Tootach1.,
Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Neuritis.,
Lumbago, and Pain.  Made in Oanada.
All dru_;_»i!.ti Sail Bayer Tablets of
Aspirin in handy tin boxes of 12 tab-
lots, and in bottles of 24a nd 100.
Aspirin is the trade mark (registered
in (J-mada) of Bayer Manufacture of
Monoaceticaoidester of Salicylicacid.
While it is well knowh that Aspirin
means Bayer nriiiufaoture, to assiat
the publio against imitations, the
Tablets of Bayer Company will be
stamped with their general trade
mark, the "Bayer Cross."     .  .
S.T.HULL
Established 1910
Real Estate and Insurance
Resident Agent Oriiml Porks Townsite
Oompany, Limited
Forms    [Oriliiir.ls     City Property
.1 Agents nt* Nelson,  Calgary, WllltltpOtf Hnd
other Pralrlupoints.  Vancouver Agents)
PBNDBK INVISSTMKNTS
ItATTKNIIUH Y LANDS LTD.
Bstabllshcil ln I'.IIO. wc arc In a potlHon   to
furnish .tillable liifnriitntlnn nonoBrilillir-tlHs
district.
Writ, fill   ...» . 'it M.ltll r-fl.
GBAND FORKS
Transfer Company
DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Props
City Baggage and General
Transfer
Coal*  Wood and   Ice
for Sale      " .
Office at  R.  P.  Petric'g Store
Pfionc 64
C.V. Meggitt
Benl Estate nnd Insurance '
.Secretary Weeks has turned over to the
American congress without recommendation
the offer of Henry Ford for the Muscle Shoals
plants for the manufacture of fertilizers and
the production of power—if congress will appropriate the money to complete the project.
It is generally agreed that something should
be done with the power  that  is available  at
Written for The Sun by
D. E. cJMELROSE
The laws of Nature give us life, on this revolving sphere, the law of man produces strife
to mar our progress here.
First we must creep, then rise and walk,
where mischief leads the way, while mother
teaches us to talk and words of love to say.
We cut our teeth and carve the chairs and
twist the kitten's tail, then take a header down
the stairs, or backwards o'er the rail.        t
At six we go to school to learn sweet gems
of knowledge rare, where helpful hints we
may discern—and practice how to swear.
At eighteen years we know it all—just say
it with conceit. We wonder why the earth
doesn't fall and grovel at our feet.
It takes us years of ceaseless toil to learn
the golden rule, and sow our wild oats in the
soil prepared -in Sunday school.
THE CORPORATION OF THE GITY OF
GRAND FORKS
Proposes to dispose ofthe following lands which have
been acquired under Tax Sale proceedings. OFFERS
to purchase one or more of the said lands will be re-
ceivep by the undersigned on or beforeMarch 24, 1922:
Map 23, Block 13, Lots 3, 14, pt. of 4.
Map 23, Block 14, Lois 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 20.
Map 23, Block 15, Lots 9, 7.
Map 23, Block 17, Lots 2. 3
Map 23, Block 18, Lots 1, 2, 9.
Map 23, Block 19, Lots 16, 23.
Map 23, Block 21, Lots 19, 20.
Map 23, Block 24, Lots 23. 14, 22, 16, 21, 19. «
Map 23, Block 25, Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7, 8.
Map 23, Block .30,1,018 1, 2, 3, 4,5, 6,7,8,9,10,11, 12, 13, 14, 15.
Map 23, Block 31, Lots 4. 5, 6, 7 and hnlf of 10.
Map 121, Block 28, Lots 3, 4' 7  8, 9, 10.
Map 121, Block 2PA, Lots 6, 7, 8 9, 10, 11. 12, 13, 14, 16,
16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21.
Map 121, Block 29, Lot 4.
JOHN A. HUTTON.
City Clerk.
Eden and Bluebird
Electric
Washing Machines
M90.00on Terms
MILLER & GARDNER
Complete Home Furnishers
T
Very Old Highland
WHISKY
Supplied to the P. & O. Steamship
Line for over forty years; to His
Majesty's Transports; to many exclusive Clubs and Officis' Messes all over
the world. 15years matured. Ask
for Catto's.
foh'mai.i at
UOVKKNMRNT Milium Nio:im
ORCHARDS.  FARM   LANDS   ANI» CITY |
.     PROPERTY
Ex.*t'lent facilities for sf.lll.11_- your farms I
We hive (-..-out* at   all    Const and  Prairie]
Points
WK CARRY AUTOMOHII.K INSURANCE. |
DEALER IN POLES, POSTS AND TIES,
ANI> FARM PRODUCE
Reliable Information ro-ranlln'.. tills distrct I
cheerfully ftirnitslTeil. We Hnllc'l your in-1
qMlrfcs.
DON'T HESITATE!
PHONE 101R
FOR FINE PRINTING
Improvements
Are Constant
Solutions of telephone problems are
nearly always made in advance of necessity. Improvements are experimented
with constantly, so that the standard of
service may be at all times the very best.
It is not that a standard may be maintained, but that the standard may continue to be as close to perfection as it is
humanly possible to have it. F.iobiems
of speed, accuracy and transmission are
always before the telephone engineers,
and the great and precise mechanisms
through which the volume and complexity-of telephone traffic is handled are
mechanically perfect in the light of present invention,
BRITISH COLUMBIA
TELEPHONE COMPANY %
1/
THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
INTERESTING    SCENES    FROM   MANY    PARTS . OF   THE   WORLD
(t) Banff winter carnival.   Winner of the
flwee mile ski race.
I*,) "Victow," Neleon'e old  ship enteriag
drydock at Portsmouth for examination.
(8) 8&. "Empress of Russia" being escorted
by seaplaneTinto Vancouver Harbor, under
direction of the Canadian Alrboard Xntellir
Snce Departmimt. •
) Making the largest Ball of Twine in ttw
world is the ambition of C. H. Stall, of Cincinnati, by saving every scrap. Mr. SMI
works in a wholesale drug warehouse.
(6) The Grand Duke Cyril Vladimlravitek
and Ws family. He is said to have been
chosen a candidate for the Russian throne.
(8) Vancouver Amazons, winners of hockey
match against Calgary Regents, at Banff
winter sports. ,   ,
(7) S.S. "Montealm" Lounge Room, looking
forward. The "Montcalm* is one of the
three new 16,000 ton liners for the Atlantic
service of the Canadian Paciflo,
* INDEPENDENCE ON TWO ACRES
house there are prunes, peaches,
plums, apples, pears, cherries ana
e%Bii a "Concord" vine full of fruit.
Mr. Jones sold $200 worth of apples
last year—$32 of which came from
two  trees alone.
Tbe chief pride of this model
farm in miniature is, however, ths
poultry. There are 200 head altogether and the 150 layers are kept
m one house—divided off into compartments with a run In front of
each. As soon as one run looks stale
it is dug up, sown down to rape snd
another run used. Scarlet-runner
beans are growing all up the south
end of the run ns shade. The poultry aro. Barred Rocks and Leghorns.
Thc house itself is of an exceptional
design the owner's own idea entirely.   The floor space is 50 ft. by
umiirniiiiifui iiifinnnnniiiiifiii*Mrn»jimnjinjiiii 11 iijj miiiiu uiiuiiiIlHIJIIIIMIJIILf JUfli iiMiimmn'-Linmllirnig
Thi-os cows, s couple of hundred
K Tons cows, s couple oi nunarea
bat, sn orohsrd, small fruit and
» market garden, sll en two acres
ot had In ths suburbs of Van-
Mtmrt How msny sweltering folk
In CM dusty oity limits would believe
it possible f And yet Mr. Jones does
it, snd makes Mmself an Independent man.
Method again! Method, foresight
aad hard work sre three essentials
to success, which have made Mr.
Jones huJopendent. He has stacked up three tons of hay this summer
off the three-fourths of an acre that
he devotes to hay, just timothy and
clover mixed, nothing else.
All ths milk ls sold locally at 8
quarto for $1, and the neighbors
are only too glad to come and get It
themselves.
About %-acre is devoted to mangolds and feed carrots for the cows,
that Mr. Jones haB only a little
alfalfa to buy for winter, together
with the bran and shorts. He has
a machine for chopping the hay before feeding, which is an economy in
Itself.
The eow stable is spotlessly clean
and drained into a tank outside
whence ibe liquid manure is taken
to the vegetable garden. Cow and
chicken manure mixed are generously applied wherever and whenever possible and t*w effect of this
added to naturally rich soil Is sweet
corn ten feet Man and cabbages.
AH the vegetables are sold retail
(thus doing away with the middleman) and being a gardener bv instinct, Mr. Jones follows a certain
rotation of stop in planting.
For instance, brussels sprouts are
set out where the early green peas
or beans have just been turned under the soil so a* to get foil aataat-
age of the nitrogen contained in the
stalks and leaves of the legumes. In
the same way borecole (curly kale)
is   planted   fmmediatuly   after   the
itatoes.
He keeps his own seed from cress,
onions, parsley and leeks and finds
that it suits Itself to the soil better
each year.
There ars plenty of currant and
rrooseberry bushes and some fine,
healthy looking rows of magoon
strawberries, but the best of his
small fruit are the raspberries, of
which he has 700 to 800 canes, and
those have proved so profitable that
Mr. Jones Is going to plant Vi acre
more next year.
ta tks ssshsrd on ws side of the
14 _t.. raised 4 ft. off the ground
and the space underneath used for
dust baths and which, of course, are
thus dry all the year round. From
these the hens enter the house
through «n opening In the floor.
Mr. Jones was a dairy farmer in
the north nf Ireland before he mis
out to Canada fifteen years ago.
Up to just lately h' worked in an
iron foundry lp town, but found that
his little farm was paying him so
well that he now gives all his time
to it. His wife takes no less interest in it all than he does, so that
hoth are "worki" partners"—the
id   il   COl'nbinat.nn.
The Illustration - a  view of
Mi. Jones' farm. THE   SUN.   URAND   FORKS,   1. C.
News of the City
Mrs. C. C. French, wbo has been
vieiting her sister, Mrs. J. T. Stafford, left for ber home in Creston
last week. Sbe will return to tbis
city in a few days.
A number of cabinet ministers of
(he provincial government have
passed through tbe city during the
past few daya to take part in the
Nelson by eleetion.
E. C. Henniger, M.L.A., went up
to Greenwood this evening to take
part in a public meeting whicb is to
be addressed by Hon. J. D. Mac-
Lean and otber speakers.
William Tomlinson, a mineralogist and collector and a friend of
tbe prospector, wbo was well known
in tbis city, died at bis home in
New Denver last Saturday.
' The regular meeting of tbe city
council adjourned on Monday evening until 1:30 this afternoon owing
to the illness of the city clerk and
the absence from the city of one of
tbe aldermen.
Immigration Inspector P. T. McCallum left Thursday evening for a
short visit to Nelson.
Uev. Hillis Wright returned from
Vancouver on Sund.y.
Tbere are a number of cases of in
Iluenzi iu the city, but tbey seem to
be of a mild nature.
have been addressed by Premier
John diver, Finance Minister John
Hart and our local member, was
cancelled owing to the inability of
the cabinet ministers to reach the
city.
j Percy   Abbott   left  today for  a
short visit to Nelson.
Born—In Grand Forks, on Friday, March 10, to Mr. and Mrs. R.
Parks, a daughter.
The public meeting   announced
Equipment w-.ich Will be UBed in
constructing a railway to give access
to the site of the dam which the
Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting it, Power company proposes to
erect near Anyox was shipped north
from Vancouver this week. It consists of ties, poles, rails and a quan«
tity of electrical apparatus. The
rails shipped north were used during the construction of the Hudson
Bay railway for the purpose of
bringing out ties and trestle timbers.
Charles F. Law, mining engineer
and broker, formerly representative
of the late Lord Rhondda'in Peace
river, has returned to the coast from
New York, where he has been for
several weeks on mining business
afiecting British Columbia. Mr. Law
states that mining men and capitalists in the eastern United States are
evincing a growing interest in. the
developments in British Columbia
and especially in the reports of re
cent discoveries of new gold areas in
fhe province.
Edward Collins, owner of a New
York record for several forgeries and
passing of worthlees cheques, sat
back and listened the other day
while Magistrate Sweetser held bim
in $2500 bail on a charge of passing
a worthless cheque for $100. Tben
be leaned slightly forward and enquired suavely: "Would your h nor
accept a cheque*!" "Not even a certified one," the magistrate answered
GROCERIES
We deal in fruits, vegetables and groceries exclusively and have fresh goods arriving daily, and
sell them as fast they as they arrive. That's the
beauty of having fresh goods—they're easy to sell.
Courteous treatment and prompt delivery.
THE CITY GROCERY
Phone 25 H. H. Henderson, Prop.
B1DB THEBE ON CLEVELAND
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new models) They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coin! As weatherproof as a duck. Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Real Quality. Real
Value. Easy Terms. We are tbe people',to mount you right. ■
J» R* MOOYBOER gII^dWrks.b!1^!
Open Saturday Evenings Ull 10 o'Cloek
you deserve some kind
for your nerve."
of a  medal
Science Discovers
Erysipelas Gure
Toronto, March 16.—Two important medical discoveries; were announced Monday by the Academy [of
Medicine, says a Paris dispatch to
tbe Mail and Empire. One of tbem
is a cure for erysipelas, Doctors Cou-
beau and Kieffer reporting];that a
certain tetrachlorate solution plaoed
on the sore causes an immediate bait
to extension and infection. Early
applications reduce the] fever, tbe
doctors declare, aod continued] use
cures the disease'
Positive relief is promised to tu-
bercular cases suffering from asthmatic crises. Dr. Bouveyron states
that the respiratory passages can be
cleared by the injection of. tubercular toxin in small dosas spread over
several weeks, the treatment rendering the patient immune from the
nasal breathing difficulties.
Virginia farmer gives some rules
how not to succeed witb cows. He
says;
Don't weigh your milk, for then
you might bave to figure aod think.
Feed your cows timothy hay; it is
gqok for a race borse.
Cow-testing associations are needless; tbey show yon bow to save and
know.
Keep the barn hot; cows are Jike
woodchucks.
Don't bave many windows in the
barn; the hired man might look
out.
Keep the water ieo cold; shivering
gives tbe cows exercise.
Avoid heavy milkers; they con
sume too much valuable time.
How to Failin>
Dairy Business
Paradoxically, sometimes tbe best
way to show bow to di a thing is to
THK OOVSHNMaNT OF
THI _-_.OV-_.Cl_. OF BBITISH COM. MSI A
RE SPECIAL
TIMBER  LICENCES
for Thursday   night, whieh  was to when   he   could speak again; "but show how not to do it. Thus a Weat
To Save   tlie   Cliild
The attention of Timber Licence
holders who are taking advantage of
the provisions of the 1921 Amendment to the FORE8T ACT, whereby
arrears of licence fees accrued prior
to 31st December, 1920, have been
funded and made payable in annual
instalments, is specially directed, to
the fact that any renewal fee which
became due in 1921 is not included
in the instalments above mentioned,
and such 1921 and all subsequent re
oewal fees must be paid within one
year after the date of expiry of the
licence in order to maintain the right
of the holder to obtain a renewal of
the licence.
Hobby
is
Good
Printing
npHE value of 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
Vi; iting cards
J3h'p~ing tags
Letterheads
Statements
Noteheads
Pamphlets
Price lists
Envelopes
Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
Posters
Menus
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat .and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.  ARMSON
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty*
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yalr Hotel, First Stbikt
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
A group of Russia's starving children  such aa are being saved from death by
Canadian contributions.
ItnMla'i government may Save
■inred: but ner little children have
not. Ruitii's people, a vast horde,
but dimly conscious, If at all, of
social responsibility other than thnt
whicb each man felt for his own Im
mediate family, may have brought
added trouble and disorganization tn
a war-thattered world. Her little
children had nothing to do witb It,
•nd yet lt Is tho little children of
Russia that are faced with thc
hideout, ovor-powering brunt of it
all. They are not facing it; it is
too great for them. In millions thev
are tottering to the ground to end
their short lives of unrelieved horror in one last agonlted spasm.
In the famine-stricken province?
ef Russia there are, or were, 38,000,
000 people. Millions already have
died of starvation; Nanscn says ten
millions more must die. That in
eludes men and women, patient.
humble peasants who have had no
ifcand, no thought, in thc making of
-the unspeakable conditions that
have swept over their once happy
.land. These know they must die,
are almost content to die, finding
in death the end of suffering and
the cessation of horror.
But their children—the parents
a*re human beings; if they were mere
animals the long protracted death
•gomes of their little ones would
•nil be unbearable. To most of IV.am
there com** no help. Tbe task of feeding their children first and then them-
selves  Is  too   great;   they  die   and
Phis little chap, left alone in
the world, crawled into a
deserted cottage to die.
their children are alone to wander
about the country in quest of something, anything to devour. Little
claws that should be the pretty
hands of children dig in the ground
for roots, except when the ground
Is frozen, and misshapen little r ec-
tres crawl from refuse heap to ruined cottage to see if one small, eatable  fragment  may  not   be   over-
MOBML
Again, if thty were animals it
would be different, and sailer. Instinctively they would know how ts
wrest a living from Mother Nature.
But little children must be fed. They
must have food found for them, and
in Russia there ls none, so they must
die. Death ls not the worst of li
If a peaceful death were all thev
suffered, it would not be to bad. It
is the hideout horror of the drawn-
out struggle, and it is helpless little
children that are suffering. They
aro suffering to-day and mutt continue to suffer to death, unless—
Unless the civilized well-fed people of the world hear their awful
cry for help, and give that help
quickly, it will be too late for countless thousands of children. The call
hat eome to Canada with evidence
far too horrible to print. The photographs reproduced herewith merely
suggest others, more dreadful, that
cannot be published.
Will Canada, land of happy,
healthy children, heed the call? Th*
appeal is being made in the belief'
that she will. The "Save The Children Fund" has opened an office i»
the Elgin Building, Ottawa, and th*
Canadian people are urged to send
their subscriptions now to Sir
George Burn, treasurer of the fun*
at that address. One dollar will feed
a child for one month; $500 will
feed one hundred children until next
harvest.
"He gives twice who givet quickly."
We .Province Hotel
BARBE R SHOP
Is now OPEN under
the management of
an old Boundary
Barber.
FRANK J. WILLIAMS
IMI'tl'KIKr » t
E. F. LAWS
REAL ESTATE
&
INSURANCE
OFFICE WINNIPEG' AVRNUB
CorrotirH okowbbs kxciianue
PHONE 164
PACIFIC 8IIBBT METAL WORKS, LTD.
VANOOUVM
mbtal:
IRRIGATION
PIPES and      FLUMES
B. F. LAWS
HOLBIDIHTBICT AQBNT
K. SCHEER
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
Dealer in
Saved from death by the humanity of those who have already contributed to this fund.
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Confectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B.C.
A. E. MCDOUGALL
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Agent
Dominion Monumental Works
Asbestos Products Co. Roofinft
New Type j
JLatest Style
Faces
THE SUN
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
Ctmiftetfi
R101
AUTO LIVERY
AT YODI
a
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
the
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Barns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street
ESTIMATES FURNISNED
BOX 332 BRAND FORKS, B, C
PICTURES
AND PICTURE HMMme
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
R. G. MeCUTCHEON
WNSlMfl AYUOf
Minimum price of flint-class land
reduced to Is an mt*; socond-class to
H.tO an ten.
Pre-emption now confined to aar-
▼eyed land* only.
Records wUl be granted covering only
land suitable (or agricultural purposo*
and which I* non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not mora than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint realdence, but each making
necessary Improvements ou respective
claims. *,
l'ro-omptors must occupy olalms for
Ave yean and tnako Improvement* to
value of |10 per aero, Including clearing and cultivation of at least 6 acres,
before receiving Crown Grant.
Where pre-emptor in occupation not
leas than I years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, bees uae of Ill-health, or other causa, be
rrantsd Intermediate certificate of Improvement and transfer his olaim.
Records without permanent residence may ba Issued, provided applicant make* Improvement* to extent of
MM par annum and records same each
year. Failure to make Improvement*
or record same will operate a* forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained In
lea than b years,,and Improvements
er 110.00 par acre, Including t acres
rtasmd and cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 years are required.
Pre-emptor holding Grown grant
maj- record another pre-emption, lf he
require* land ln conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made
and residence maintained on Crown
granted land. v
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 10
acres, may be loosed as homcsltea;
title to be obtained attar fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.
For graaing and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding 140 acres may be
leased by one person or eompany.
Mill, factory or Industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment of stumpage.
Natural hay meadow* Inaccessible
hr _S!.te,"V *0*qa •****• *** purchased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them. Rabat* of one-half of coat of
road, not exceeding half ot purchase
price, t* mass.
PRE-EMPTOR*'     mil      GRANTS
ACT.
, V'm *B*lf* " th" ■_>** *• •n'srgsd «*
nclud* all person* Joining and serving with His Majesty* Forces. Th*
time within whioh th* heir* or devisee*
of a deceased pre-enptor may apply
for UU* und* tJlTTGr.. axuSSZ
from for on* yaar from tb* death of
such person, as formerly, until ono
year after the conclusion of th* present
war. This privilege I* also made retroactive.
No feee relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable l_y soldiers sn preemptions recorded after Jun* M. fill
Tax** an ramified fer Or* year*.
Provision tar return of monon accrued due aod been uld since lan*
4, 1114, on account ot payments/fee*
Interest on agreement* to purc-tas*
*SJ[?.0JL5_.,,r M* **>*• ** "MDlMn of
#"_£ ******. °* Attmtttlaata. aoqulred
direct or Indlreot, remitted ttrnat aa-
Itotment to March 11. UM.
SUB-PURCHASERS Of CROWN
LANDS.
Provision mad* for -Moans* of
Crown grant* to sub-purchasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
purchase. Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of condition* of purchase. Interest and taxes. When sub-purchasers do not data whole of original parcel, purchase prloe due and tax** may
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must be
mads by May 1, if».
. -BRAZING.
Graaing Aet, 1(11, for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for graslng district* and range
administration under Commissioner
Annual graslng permits Issued based
on numbers ranged: priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for rang* management. Freo, or partially free, permits
for settlers, campers er travelWa up
•o ten bead.
NEW HARNESS SHOP
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
modem machinery. All work
guaranteed:
C. A. Crawford
NwuTelephirae Office

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