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 legislative Library
GRAND FORKS ift
the center of Grand Forks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
the favorite news-
pnper of the citizens
Kettle Valley Orchardist
THE SUN;, 	
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" 43
GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY,   SEPTEMBER 1, 1922
"Tell me what you Know is true:
I csn guess ss well ss you.
$1.00 PER YEAK
•WILL PROTEST
T
Contrary to Text Books,
Railway Property Is
Taxable in Cities, Says
Superintendent of Education
and 31; average normal; more tban
usual rain; most rain during week
centering on August 26, distributed
about ag for past two months Crop
weather about normal; best s uth
of highlands
Pacific Slope: Lowest temperatures
near 20, 26 and 31, highest near 24
and 29; average above normal; less
than usual rain, but gome increase
over past months; not good crop
weather.
Mayor Hull and all the aldermen
were present at the regular meeting
of the city council on Monday
evening.
A deputation from tbe board of
trade consisting of Fred Clark, Jeff
Davis and H. C Kerman interviewed tbe council in regard to the
application of the Qreat Northern
railway for permission to remove its
station to the Y across the river.
The council decided to send in a
strong protest to the board of rail
way commissioners and to ask for a
hearing of tbe case at Orand Forks.
A letter from the superintendent
of education stated tbat, contrary to
statements made in text books, rails
way property was liable to taxation
within incorporated cities
A letter wbb read from tbe library
commission at Victoria in reference
to tbe local library.
2 Blue ptintts and estimates of cost
on the Mill creek waterworks proposition were receivod from the Syo-
kane Concrete Pipe company.
Tbe matter of securing a winch
for hoisting the lire hose was re»
ferred to the tire and light commit"
tee.
In answer to ■■ letter from the
local government agent in reference
the hours for sprinkling tbe court
house lawn. The council decided
not to extend the length of time but
to cbange the hours.
The chairman of the water and
ligbt made a report regarding the
disputed accounts for garden sprinkling, and the matter was referred
back to his committee. He also submitted a letter of enquiry regarding
tbe electric generator and turbine,
and recommended that tbese be put
in proper shape for sale. Tbe coun*
cil decided I. allow a commission to
tbe agent effecting the Bale of tbis
equipment.
The chairman of the cemetery
committee reported tbat Harvey
Hansen bad resigned as grave digger, and the clerk was instructed to
advertise for applicants for the position. Chairman Manly also suggested tbat measures be taken to
provide a suitable and safe bathing
and swimming area. The council
thought favorably of the proposition
but action was deferred.
Notice was given of a bylaw pron
viding for the construction of tbe
mains of the Mill creek waterworks
m.
News of the City
School will reopen on Tuesday
morning at 9 a.m. Pupils at tbe
public school will assemble in tbe
class-rooms they occupied last year,
and then directed wbere to go. -At
10:30 tbe usual sommencemeit
presentation of certificates, honor
rolls and prizes will take place, and
to tbis the public are invited. Beginners who are six years of age
will be admitted at any time until
September 11.
James Rooke, D McCallum, J.
B. McDonald and Mr. Rankin, all
of tbis city, and Frank Timberlake
af Fife and Fred Smith of Cascade,
who attended the Conservative convention in Vancouver last week,
bave all returned to their respective
homes.
, Negotiations were concluded tbis
week whereby H. Brookes acquires
tbe McMillan residence on Oold
street, aod A. Murray takes posses*
sion of the Dawe cottage on Garden
avenue. Both sales were irranged
tbrough tbe office of S. T. Hull..
Tbe fuoerai of the late Annie L.
McKinnon, aged 11, who iust her
life in a drowning accident last
Thursday, was held from the Catbo
lie church at 9 o'clock Monday
morning, interment being made in
Evergreen cemetery.
A special voters' list is being compiled at the city olliee for use in the
balloting on the railway agreement
bylaw on Tuesday next. The list
will be completed by tomorrow
nigbt.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo, C. Egg and
child left on Sunday for a week's
visit with Mrs. Egg's parents in
Kamloops. They are making tbe
trip in a motor car.
FOSTER'S FORECAST
Washington, Aug. 28.—Forecast:
Northeast, north of latitude 36 and
east of meridian 90: Highest tem>
peratures near August 23 and 28,
lowest neaa 26 and 31; average near
normal; mast severe storms and
most rain during week centering on
26, distributed about as for past
two months; more than usual rain.
Crop weather of this section above
normal.
Northwest, north of latitude 36,
betmeen meridian 90 and crest of
Rockies: Highest temperatures near
19, 24 and 28, lowest near 22,  26
Henry Mcllwaine, manager of
tbe Bank of Commerce at Powell
River, is spending hie vacation at
tbe home of hie mother iu this city.
Tbe North Fork road was res
opened to traffic Wednesday morning, tbe damage done to it by tbe
cloudburst having been repaired,
Mrs. Dockerill, of Vancouver, who
has been visiting ber sister, Mrs.
Geo. Hull, for a few weeks, will return lo the coast city tomorrow.
fliuim
WHY HE IS SUCH A POOR ACTOR
European Stage Donkey—"if  1 could only persuade some of these
legs to walk in the same direction, I might perhaps get ou a bit."
D. A. McKinnon   returned  from
the coast on Saturday evening.
15. J   Averill started   for Franklin
camp Wednesday morning.
F.O.B. PRICES B.C.
SHIPPING POINTS
Peaches, No. ls  $
Peaches, No 2s and 4 bskt
urates 	
Plums, No. ls	
Plums, No. 2s	
Apricots (scrace) No   ls	
Apricots, No. 2s	
Ripe Tomatoes   	
Green Tomatoes	
Cucumbers ._	
Transparent Crabapples, No, 1
Transparent Crabapples, No. 2
Early apples up to and including Duchess, mixed cars,
wrapped 	
Apples, crates	
Apple", straight cars, 10c less.
Pears, No. ls 	
Pears, No. 2».	
Pears, No.  3	
Apples, Wealthies, in two
grades, No. ls	
Apples, Wealthios, crates, consisting of some Is with all
the 2s and 3s but no culls..
1.00
.85
1.10
.95
1.50
1.20
,75
.76
.50
1 35
1 20
1.50
1.25
2.00
1.75
1.25
1.40
1.00
Potatoes, per ton  30.00
Cabbage, per ton   30.00
Beets and carrots, per ton  30.00
Turnips, per ton  30.00
Onions, per ton »  40.00
Citron, per ton  20.00
Vegetable marrow, per ton  15.00
According to a new law, potatoes
and onions must be graded before
being marketed in this province.
The grades are A, B and C.
Wm. McKay, who has been a patient iu the Urand Forks hospital
for a few weeks, returned to his
bome iu Cascade yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Beveridge will
leave on Saturday for Sco-laud,
where they intend to live in future.
Harvey Hansen on Saturday sold
bis team and wood sawing outfit to
Harry and Tom Luscombe for $700.
Braham Griffith left today for
the coast to resume bis studies at
the University of British Columbia.
Mayor Hull returned on Friday
from a business trip to the coast
cities.
Washington Advance
F. O. B. Shipping
Point Quotations
Bartlett pears will bo moving within the next few days; 180s and larger
will exceed 10 per cent; l!)3s at $1.65
f.o.b. per box.
Elberta   peaches will   move, commencing about tho last week   in  August; 84s and larger will  not excood
10 dor cent; smaller at 60c   per  box.
Ex. C
Fancy Fancy Grado
Jonathans #1.50 $1.30 $1.10
Rome Beauty   1.65    140    1.15
Delicious    2.25    2 00    1.75
GrimesGoldon  1.75    1.50    1.25
Winesaps   175   150    1.25
Staymans  1.75    140    1.15
Spitzenbergs    1.75    1.50    1.25
Yellow Newtons....  1.65    1.40    1.15
Arkansas Blacks.. 1.75    1.50    1.25
Black Twigs   1.65    1.40    1.15
Ganos    1.65    1.40    1.15
Ben Davis    1.40    1.20    1.00
Washington salesmen are offering
to store apples purchased now for
winter trade to be delivered at customer' request on the following terms:
$200 por car cash upon confimation
of thu order, one third of invoice
when placed into cold storage, and
one third January 1, 1923, and the
balance, together with storage, insurance, etc., when shipped.
A  woman   seldom  writes
her mind except in postscript.
A wise man will make more
opportunities than  he finds.
FLAMES TAKE
Model Livery Barn and
Adjoining Building Destroyed—Partially Insured
Some men can  live on  mothers'
pensions.
Railway News
Winnipeg.—Claiming this year's
record for an early shipment oi
grain, the Lake of the Woods Milling Company on August 3rd moved
the first car of new wheat to ths
head of the lakes. The grain, whicb
came from the farms of John Siemens and M. Wodlfnger, of Rosen-
feld, Man., graded No. 1 northern
of fine quality. It was shipped from
the Lake of the Woods elevator at
Rosenfeld over thc Canadian Pacific
Railway to the Lake of the Woods
mill at Keewatin.
August 3 is considered the earliest
date in a number of years that grain
has been moved east.
The Model Livery barn,
owned by M. H. Burns and
Dan O'liay, and the adjoining
barn owned by E. Vant.on Second street, were burned to
the ground at 3 o'clock on
Tuesday morning.
The owners of the buildings
each carried $500 insurance.
Mr. Burns' loss on equipment
and building above insurance
will run between $1500 and
$2000, and Mr. Vant estimates his loss at somewhere
in the neighborhood of $1000.
What the loss, if any, of Mr.
O'Ray is has not been ascertained.
The fire brigade arrived on
the scene promptly, but the
inflammable nature of the
frame buildings made it impossible to save them, and the
firemen directed most of their
energies towards saving the
Gaw block ahd the McCutcheon cabinet shop, which was
by no means an easy task.
Fortunately there was no
livestock in the barns at the
time tho firo broke out. Tlie
city was also fortunate in
the fact that there was no
wind at the time. Had there
been, other buildings would
probably have been destroyed.
One of the firemen, our
local member, received a
rather severe shock by a
stream of water which had
been in contact with the wires
overhead striking him.
THE WEATHER
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as re-
corded by the government thermometer on E. F. Law's ranch:
Max.    Min
Aug. 25—Friday    98 46
26—Saturday 100 47
27-Sunday 104 47
28—Monday  97 54
29—Tuesday  97 56
30—Wednesday.. 82 53
31    Thursday  60        53
Inches
Rainfall  0.56
Carelessness by automobile driven
at railway crossings is still prevalent. On every occasion thj
motorists come off second best. The
railways are doing ull in their power
to prevent accidents. If they were
only met half way many fatalities
would be avoided and many automobiles and limbs saved from the
operating theatre.
A few days ago at Ayr, Ontario,
a man named VV. Zohr was driving
south in a Grant automobilr across
Northumberland Struct. He ran
into the side of a train, striking it
behind the locomotive. As a result
of the impact Mr. Zehr's automoblls
was badly broken, but th-j injury to
the train was slight. The train was
switching at the time of the occurrence.
Prescott.—The Canadian Pacific
Railway offers two scholarships per
year for the faculty of applied
science to minor sons of employees.
This year there were 16 candidates
in the contest, which was held last
month, comprising students from
Halifax, N.S., to Victoria, B.C.
George Harold Kingston of Prescott
received the highest number of
marks, winning one of the scholarships, which means free tuition at
McGill College, Montreal, for five
years. Mr. Cyril Neroatses, of Victoria, B.C., won second place.
Calgary.—Ronald W. Greene, of
Winnipeg, who was recently appointed assistant general agent of
the Canadian Pacific Railway ocean
traffic, with headquarters here, hai
arrived in the city to take over his
duties here. Mr. Green will have
offices in the C. P. R. depot and will
handle all Atlantic apd Pacific
steamship business in the Province
of  Alberta.
W. C. Casey, general agent of the
passenger department of the C.P.R.
ocean traffic recently arrived in the
city. While discussing ocean traffic,
Mr. Casey said that the addition of
the two new steamships, the "Empress of Canada" and the "Empress
of Australia" on thc Pacific ^oast
run, has ensured a 25-day service
between Hong Kong and London
and Paris. He said that Orient passenger traffic was reasonably fair
at the present time and believed that
traffic would be very heavy in the
fall, both to and fronv 'he t^inr4-
FREE LANCE
Controlled Distribution
of All British Columbia
Fruit Shipped to Prairie
Market Is Needed
Popular Varieties of
Apples in England
To ascertain the appreoiation of
tbe different varieties of apples in
Oreat Britain, J. Forsyth Smith,
Dominion fruity commissioner, made
up a questionaire and gave it to
some seventy of the wholesale buyers of boxed apples in the United
Kingdom, asking them to mark opposite each variety on the list the
figures 1. 2, 3, 4 to indicate that in
tlieir judgment it wns either, (1) a
popular variety in strong demand;
(2) a Ions popular variety but still
acceptable; (8) a vnriety of which
limited quantities only should be
shipped; (4) i definitely unacceptable variety.
The following varieties were
placed in Class 1 by a majoriiy of
votes: Jonathan, Newtown, Cox,
Winesap, Spy, Mcintosh, Spifzen-
be g, Winter Banana. The Johna-
than received the best vote of all,
68 dealers placing it in Class 1 and
three in Class 2. The Newtown was
next with 60 votes for Class I and G
for Class 2. Then followed Cox with
60 for Class 1 and 6 for Class 2,
Winesap with I!) for Class 1 and 19
for Class 2, Spy with 46 for Class 1
end 18 for class 2, Mcintosh with
43 for Class 1, 17 for CIsbs 2, 7 for
Class 3 and 2 for Class 4; Spitzenberg with 39 for Class 1, 20 for Class
2; Wealthy with 29 lor Class 1, 28
for Clnss 2, 10 for Class 3 and 1 for
Class 4, and Winter Banana with
20 votes for Class 1, 19 for Class 2,
11   for Class 3 and 8 for Class 4.
Calgary,     Alta.,    August   30.—
Conditions    on     the   prairies   are
improving slowly   from   a  financial
standpoint.    Many   shipment*     of
pears,   peaches,  plume  and   apples
are    arriving    from    Washington.
Mostly all varieties shipped   in  are
in direct  competition   witb   British
Columbia, and tbe same   applies to
Ontario shipments.    If competition
against   other   parts were the   only
difficulty, it would be rapidly solved
and British Columbia would  be in
possession of the lion's share  nf all
prairie market.   Jobbers   complain
tbat they are losing money  instead
of making it in what should be their
harvest time.    The  reason is,   there
are ton many "free lance"   shippers
in   British   Columbia wbo sell for
circles of growers,  and  the   chief
point iu tbeir sales seems to be, gelling a little below   the   co-ordinated
shipper's price.    If they do not  aun
thorize this direct, tbe  houses  they
consign to proceed to Mo so—the result is the same. The (ault doeB  not
lie in tbe number   of   shippets, but
in their "tree lance" tactics.    A  lot
is heard about "(lumping Washington fruit here" and this   is  true   to
some extent   and   will be  regulated
within   a few days by   the  application of the dumping  clause.    When
it does   apply   conditions  will   not
improve, due to   uncontrolled  con*
aignments. British Columbia  growers  will   not   be  able to make ends
meet   untii   they   have a   stronger
check upon their ''free lance"   shippers   aod   those   they   consign  to.
Some of these shippers are members
ol the Traffic &  Credit   association.
It appears that a controlled distribution of all   British   Columbia fruit
shipped to prairie points is   needed,
not so muoh to secure higher prices,
but for tbe  purpose of  preventing
those to wbom it is consigned  from
breaking  the   market unnecessarily
and to secure intelligent market information.    Some   brokers   of our
Hritish Columbia   growers are importing   fruit   in uur season from
Washington in   direct   competition
with British Columbiu grown   fruit.
They have reasons for this. It shows
that much consideration   is  needed
in arranging  for  marketing among
Htitish Columbia organizations to
correct this chaos,   and  make  marketing   less   of   a  gamble    botb to
dealer and Bbipper,
There's No Fun Washing
Dishes
"What's tlm matter, Dilsie?" a lady
asked when her colored maid declared
that she would stay uo longer, "Don't
wo treat you right! Don't wo pay you
enough?"
"Yes'sum, dat's so all rifjlit; but
dey is too much shiftin' dishes for de
ewness of de victuals."
The above, of course, does not indicate relative vhIups of thn different
varieties on the market. The order
of value would probably be as foU
lows: Cox, Newtown, Winesap,
Jonathan, Spitzenberg, Wealthy.
Winter Banana.
The following varieties were plac«
ed in Class 2 by a majority of votes:
Bome Beauty, Wagner, Stayman,
Sutton Beauty, Salome, Grimes
Golden. THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
AN INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER
G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER
SUBSCRIPTION RATES—PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
Ono Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Yoar (in the United States)    1.50
Addres:"' " ~— ***.—'cations to
Thk Grand Fouks Sun,
BuonkIOIR Giianu Fohks, B. CJ
office:   columhia AVENUE AND lake street.
KltlDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1922
An attempt is apparently being made to in
ject a sectional element into the railway agreement bylaw, on which a vote is to be taken
next Tuesday, and to make it appear that it
is merely a fight between two different portions of the city. This is wrong. The principal item involved in the question is purely
one of dollars and cents. If you believe that
the "running of a couple of passenger trains
daily through the heart of the city is sullieient
compensation for exempting thc railway companies from taxation and granting them concessions not enjoyed by the ordinary taxpayer,
you will probably vote for the agreement; if
you believe that all tax- and rate-payers,
whether great or small, should be treated
alike in que matter of supporting the municipality, the chances are that you will vote
against it.
Local opinion is by no means unanimous
that the city is benefited to any extent whatever by the business district being cut in two
with railway tracks. It has not added to the
beauty of the city. It has not increased the
convenience of the public, if we except half a
dozen people living in the immediate vicinity
of the downtown depot. But it has increased
the danger to life and added to the inconvenience of the public. A number of bad accidents have already occurred between the
depot and the river, and a steady increase in
these may be looked for as the city increases
in population.
A favorite contention of those who favor
the agreement is, that the running of trains
through the city affords the traveling public
a better view of the city. This is a specious
argument. A person being backed into the
town over a slough route, and taken out of it
the ssme way, has seen very little of Grand
Forks, and is not liable to g) away with a
very exalted opinion of the city. On the other
hand, if lie alights at a little more pretentious
station, is taken by auto stage through one of
our best residential streets, and past practically all of our handsome pablic buildings, to
the hotel district, he will have seen enough of
the town to form a correct idea of it. After
all, it is the attractiveness of the residential
section of a city that is the final factor in making the homeseeker decide whether to locate
in it or not. That is Grand Forks' best drawing card at present.
amount—a mere trifle. I might also state that only
the special business interests wers represented at this
special meeting, and I together with several others
were especially informed at the door of tbe council
chamber that the meeting was private.
It is thiB misrepresentation of facts which often
causes tbe property owners of a municipality to vote
against their own best interests. It was done in 1912,
and indications point to the fact that it will be tried
again.
Did any person ever hear of tbe C.P.R. or any other
well managed business corporation spending thousands
of dollars of their hard-earned profits without receiving
in return a value of a like amount?
Do the majority of property owners and ratepayers
of Grand Forks think our water and light rates and our
taxes are high enough? Does it help to lower them by
giving the C.P.R. all the water it uses at 150 per month
for200,000 gallons daily, or about 6,000,000 gallons
per month? This figures out at about 1200 gallons for
eacb cent invested in water. At tbis rate, and allowing
a property owner 500 gallons per day for domestic pern
poses, it should only cost us 12J cents per month. And
bow much do we pay for lights, as compared to what
this agreement promises to supply it to the C.P.R.? We
pay 13 cents, while they pay 2J cents, or a little over
five times as much. Is it consistent or fair that the
property owners who are satisfied with the depot which
served us until 1912 should be asked to donate in the
form of higher taxes and higher water and light rites
for the benefit of those "special business interests" who
alone benefit by tho maintenance of the two depots?
How much needed improvements could be accomplished yearly with the money paid for a dual passenger service? How many noxious weeds could be cut
from where our sidewalk" used to be? How much more
beautiful could our streets and boulevards be made to
tbe eyes of an intending homeseeker, and, with what's
left, how many hungry children could be helped
through the winter when employment is scarce.
Let us for a brief space look into the incentive to continue this agreement as compared to 1912-13 aod 1914.
There were from three to five freight crews working out
of here daily then, where now there is not fhree to five
a week, Those men and their families were living here
then, but have gone. The roundhouse crew and the car
repairing gang numbered quite a contingent. I think
there are one or two here now. The C.P.R. bas acted
in good faith, and only through force of circumstances,
such as a great slump in mining activity in our immediate locality, a universal depression in the business
world, etc., were they obliged to transfer many of their
workers to more remunerative fields.
Conditions have indeed changed materiafly since this
agreement was first voted on in 1912, and will no longer, to my way of thinking, permit the average property
owner the luxury and additional expense of a depot in
each end of the town.
In conclusion, 1 claim your indulgence to state that
a ratification of this agreement, now expired, leads up
to a "possible" joint railway and traffic bridge on Third
street. Do the hardworking property owners of this
city stop to realize what their portion of cost would be?
Get busy and do a little figuring on 50 per cent of the
cost of a new steel bridge, with concrete piers, which
would cost in the neighborhood of $120,000, and then
try to conform those figures with the revenue aud borrowing power of any municipality the size of Grand
Fork". And above all things, when you go to cast yodr
ballot on tbe 5th inst., do not bs persuaded that the
C.P.R. will "pull up stakes" here if you do uot vote
right(r)
My earnest request is tbat after reading this you will
do a little thinking on your own account: that yo u
will seek the true facts, ooncerning which so mucn misrepresentation has been made, and on Tuesday next
cast your ballot in your own best interests and in the
interests of your fellow property owner.
Charles Bickerton.
E.C. Henniger Co.
Grain* Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
S. T. HULL
Established 1910
Ileal Estate and Insurance
Keaident Agent Griuifl Porks Townsite
Company, Umlto'I
Farms      Orchards     City Property
Ageuta ut' NoUuii. Culfjury, Wlhulpajr and
other Prairio points.   Vuuomivn* Admits :
PEN OH It IWKSTMKN IN
UA'ip r« vttuttir i, i\ i> i I* v i>«
EGgtabliuhod in 1910, wo are in u p nilim. lo
furnish reliable iuforiuutloti concern, nir this
district.
Write Ior fr m literature
GRAND FORKS
Transfer Company
DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Prom
If tlio Conservatives of British Columbia
itnagine that thoy can popularize W. J. Bowser to the extent that ho will be able to carry
the provinco for thoir party thoy have assumed
a bigger contract than any other political organization in Canada would care to bo handicapped with.
THE RAILWAY AGREEMENT
Editor Grand Forks Snn:
On the 5th of this month the property owners of
Graud KJJrkn will have an opportunty to vote for or
against the continuance of an agreement entered into
by them with the Canadian Pacific railway in 1912,
such agreement having expired in June of this year.
I would like tt) make a few statements relative to this
agreement being continued, and if the facts here presented serve to awaken the majority of the,property
owners here to a sense of their own best interests, I will
have accomplisqed wbat 1 set out to do.
Let us consider briefly the cost to the ratepayers of
thin eity for the privilege of having two depots. One of
tbe C.l'.K. jofiicials stated at a special meeting of thc
city council that it cost the company in the neighbor
hood of S.'J^OO yearly to run their trains down town.
This surely was a revelation to me, especially in view
of the fact tbat a member of the present city council
told me flat footed that the money lost to the city
through tbe exemption of tbe CP.R. and Kettle Valley
railway from taxation within the city limits, and water
and ligbt at i;ost for tbe  C.P. K., was only  a negligible
GOOD  INTEREST  AND
SECURITY
ABSOLUTE
A liberal rate of interest with absolute
security is tho attractive offer made by the
Minister of Finance to holders of Canadian
government war loan bonds maturing December 1, 1922, The offer is not made to investors
generally, but only to the holders of the bonds
soon to matuse. The bonds to be rotired,bear-
jnterestat 5J percent, will be exchanged for
new bonds bearing the same rate of interest.
See the advertisement of the minister of
finance.
"*7fte wedding 4
rim is tlie $£&•■*. ,<■
circle o/tove^^M
tnat■snon/d^j%,.    .
eWrnity* ^    ,ff^^
m?:>
f\ J ll assortment of wedding rings is a most complete
" one. You can purchase one here of the degree of
fineness you have in mind and at the price you wish to
pay. Jeweled wedding rings are finding favor with recent
brides. You might call his attention to this last line,
Miss About to"be-Mrs.
Your sight is the guardian angel of your other senses.
Our expert will fit your eyes with the proper glnsses.
C. TAYLOR "25"
IIKIIMiK SlllliKl      *
UEANU FORKS     **•
OPTICIAN
City Baggage and General
Transfer
Coal.   Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Office  at   R.   F.  Petrie's Store
Phone 64
CV. Meggitt
Beal Estate and Insurance
OKCUAKDS, FABM  LANDS   AND CITY
PBOPBBTY
Excellent facilities for selling; your farms
We have agents at all Coast and Pralrtc
Points
WE CABBY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE.
DEALER IN POLKS, POSTS AND TIBS,
AND FARM PRODUCE
Reliable Information regarding tills distrct
cheerfully furnished. We solioll your inquiries.
K. SCHEER
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
Dealer in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Confectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
A. E. MCDOUGALL
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Agent
Dominion Monumental Works
Asbestos Products Co. Roofing
ESTIMATES FURNISNED
BOX 332 6RAND FORKS, B. C.
DON'T HESITATE!
PHONE 101R
FORFINEPRrNTWe
UNLESS you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you
are not getting Aspirin at all
Accept only an "unbroken package" of "Bayer Tablets of
Aspirin," which contains directions and dose worked out by
physicians during 22 years and proved safe by millions for
Colds Headache Rheumatism
Toothache       Neuralgia Neuritis
Earache Lumbago Pain, Pain
Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets—Also bottleB of 21 and 100—Druggists.
Aaplrin Is the trado mark (registered in'Canada) of Bayer Manufacture of Mono-
acetlcacldeator of Salicyllcacld. While it Is well known that Aspirin means Bayer
manufacture, to assist tho public against ImitationB, the Tablets, of Bayer Company
will be stamped with their geueral trade mark, the "Bayer Cross."
City   Real Estate  For
Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices :-■-From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms t--Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office. \
JOHN A. HUTTON.
City Clerk.
FORTHE SPRING GARDEN
AND LAWN
Rakes, Hoes, Spades, Shovels, Grass
Shears and Pruning Shears, Garden
Trowels and Forks. Wheel Barrows,
Lawn Mowers, Window Screen and
Screens, Screen Doors, etc.
Highest Quality Paint and Varnish
MILLER & GARDNER
^Complete Home Furnishers
To most people the connecting or disconnecting of a telephone seems a simple
operation of installing or removing the
instrument. As a matter of fact, in every
case it necessitates changes in the cables
and wires overhead or underground. It
also necessitates changes in central office
wires and switchboard connections; in
subscribers' accounts and directory iist-
ings; and frequently requires new "drop"
lines from open wires or cables. The
problems of station movement are among
the large problems of telephone service.
Because of the double operation of disconnecting and reconnecting, the work
iuvolved is often twice as great as in the
case of new subscribers.
BRITISH COLUMBIA
TELEPHONE COMPANY
Tell The People
What   You    Have
to Sell THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
CANADA'S SEASIDE AND MOUNTAIN
LINKS PLEASE GOLFERS
Railway News
THE history of golf in Canada is
a long story. The first game
played on this continent took place
m this country and the development
of the game here has gone forward
with rapid strides. To-day the Dominion is dotted with links noted
for their excellence from St. An-
drews-by-the Sea in New Brunswick,
to Vancouver in British Columbia.
Guests are welcome everywhere and
United States experts like "Chick"
Evans and Oswald Kirby are unanimous in declaring that the quality of
Canadian golf is very high. Canada's first club was the Royal Montreal founded in 1873 about .fifteen
years before St. Andrews Golf Club,
the first in the United States, was
started in Yonkers, N.Y.
l's   St.   Andrews-by-the-Sea
is a seaside course uji Passama-
quoddy Bay, an estuary of the Bay
of Fundy so near Mafne that a long
driver could almost put one over the
international fence. St. Andrews is
not a name to be taken lightly, and
when Sir William Van Home and
Lord Shaughnessy had the 6,100 yard
New Brunswick links laid out, they
made it worthy of its great Scotch
namesake, the mother links of the
golf world. Many of the holes are
on sloping ground with the picturesque panorama of the bay in one
direction, and the green forests in
another. In addition to the regular
18-holes, there is a 9-holes course
for ladies and the AlgonasJn is headquarters for golfers.     ****
The   Canadian   government  owns
and manages at Banff, Alberta, one
oi lin; must interesting anil pit*
turesque links in the world. Banff
Golf Course, this year expanded to
18 holes, is nearly a mile above sea-
level along the banks of the Bow
River. From the edge of the fairways majestic mountains tower a
mile above the links and the golfer
enjoys his favorite sport in a scenic
setting of unforgettable beauty. Now
and then the "gallery" watching the
game Is augmented by wild mountain goats who peer down from some
lofty ledge at the players. The links
are in charge of a competent professional and are a fine test of the
game.
Farther west Vancouver and Victoria enjoy golf both summer aod
winter on links which are a delight
to both expert and novice.
Persistent, consistent and
iusistent advertising by .lie
business man Iwings steady
returns.
Advertising and better business go hand in hand. Why
not advertise more and help
your busiuess and your city?
Each citizen that boosts for
his home industries i.s only
contributing to his own prosperity.
Vancouver. — With every hotel
along the Canadian Pacific Railway
taxed to capacity, and with the
coastwise steamship offices reporting a greater volume of travel than
ever before in their history, Western
Canada is enjoying a tourist traffic
this year that has never been
equalled in past seasons.
During the past few days it has
been necessary for the majority of
the hotel motor buses to make four
and five trips to the hotels from the
steamers in order to accommodate
the incoming passengers, and the
trains both from the east and from
local points have been similarly
well filled with visitors.
"Tourist traffic over C.P.R. western lines is far greater than it was
in 1921," said General Passenger
Agent H. W. Brodie on his return
from an inspection trip which carried him as far as Banff. "Travel
Is now at its full height and many
Americans are seeing Canada. Trains
both east and westbound are well
filled, and Western Canada is enjoying a great summer season."
All the mountain resorts along
the main line of the C.P.R. are
being well patronized, and the Arrow
Lakes and Okanagan scenic points
are also thc Mecca for hundreds of
tourists from the American side.
Boats bound for Alaskan ports
are being well filled every trip,
ferry steamers between
Island and Seattle and
to   capacity
while   the
Vancouver
Vancouver are  loaded
•very  trip
The opening of the Banff-Lake
Louise road through the mountains
has done much to bring a large volume of auto tourist traffic to Canada this year, state C. P. R. officials,
and when the Banff-Windermere
highway is opened this fall it is expected that there will be another
large volume of tourist traffic diverted through British Columbia.
"Many cars are coming from
Spokane and Seattle up through
Lethbridge into Banff and Lake
Louise," says Col. Clarence Lougheed
of Calgary, "and whon the highway right through the mountains
is completed both Alberta and British Columbia will get a large volume
of auto traffic annually. Hundreds
of cars have come through Alberta
this year, and they would continue
on and return to the United States
by way of Vancouver if the roads
were open.' Alberta autoists are also
anxiously awaiting the completion of
tha roads through and it will undoubtedly mean a big thing every
year to British Columbia." i
Circumstances do not make a man;
they display him.
When a man loses
anything else he
advertises for it,
but when he loses
his head he stops
advertising—
Don't Lose
Your Head
J THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   1. C.
News of the Gity
It should make but little
difference to the C. P. li.
whether it expends thirty-two
hundred dollars -a year for
backing its trains down town
or pays a like sum in taxes to
the chy of Grand Forks. But
we shauld think it would prefer to pay the taxes, especially
as by so doing it conld shorten its schedule about half an
hour, and the money thus expended would be of greater
value to a majority of the taxpayers of the city.
What other cities have done
your city can do in proportion
to its capacity.
Mere Sound and Fury
A lank, disconsolate-looking person stood on the steps
ofthe town hall during a political meeting. ''Do you
know who's talking in there
now," demanded a stranger
briskly, pausing for a moment
beside him. "Or are you just
going in?"
"No, sir; I've just come
out," said the man decidedly.
"Congressman Snifkins is
talking- in there."
"What about?" asked the
stranger.
"Well," said the man, passing his hand across his forehead in a puzzled manner,
"hedidn't say."
Dad O'Shea and
The Speed Demon
DaJ O'Shea owns an extensive apple orchard, and ho and his five stalwart sona run it "to suit ourselves,'
though not always with the best results. Across tho way Raymond Barlow, an eastern college man and
"book farmer," owns an equally ex-
tsnsive orchard and somehow, much
to Dad's chagrin, succeeds in making
money out of it. Dad seems to take
it as a personal affront that Barlow
actually makes a financial success of
orcharding.
But in spite of limited returns
from crops Dad bought a showy, six«
cylinder touring car. "Now I'm
warnin' yo," he said to his sons,
"sho ain't fer you young fellers to
bat around the country! Recollect
sho cost nigh as much as a house.
Tin mile an hour's enough over these
roads, and I'm ridin' wid yo to see
that it's kept."
One day when thoy wero driving
homoward a little horn squawed bo-
niad them on the narrow road.
Fruits   and Vegetables
The time has now arrived for this season's
Fruits and Vegetables, and we have an abundant supply. Try our Teas, Coffees and
Staple Groceries.    They are all Fresh.
THE CITY GROCERY
Phone 25 H. II. Henderson, Prop.
"Stop on her, Prank I" urged Al
"Speed her up I"
"Ye'Jl do nawthin' of the kind,"
declared Dad. "Ye know what I told
ye."
"Aw, it's only Ray Barlow; he can
get by," said Jim, glancing through
the back window.
"Ray Barlow!" cried Dad. "Step
on 'er, Frank. Speed 'er up I Shake
every bolt and nut af >r, by crickets!
Let's see what she'll do fer wanstl"
CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OF GRAND
FORKS, B. G.
Applications will be received by
the undersigned for the position of
grave digger up to Monday, Septem»
ber 11th, at P.M. The fees uro: For
persons over 12 years of age, $7;
under 12 years, 85.
JOHN A.  HUTTON,
City Clerk.
efficient History'
AUTO LIVERY H°JS
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours a*
the
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Barns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street
BIDE THEBE ON CLEVELAND
IT brings tlio whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you sbuii the now models? They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as uew coin! As weatherproof as aduck? 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 l\tt&Z£s&
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
Items Taken Prom The Qrand Porks Sun for the Corresponding
,Week Twenty Years Ago
W. H. Covert, tho well known Carson fruitgrower, will
send an exhibit of fruit to the New Westminster fair
this fall.
Frank McFarlane, the well known discover of Franklin
camp, is ln the city.
The Sun appeared in a uew dross and an enlarged form.
Tlio event elicited this editorial comment: "The future
policy of tho paper will be the same as it has been in tlie
past. It will bo scrupulously clean—freo from the gossip
of tho scandiilmouger and his twin brother, the man who
scrapes the filth from the gutters and labels.it news. But
we intend tu print all tho news that is lit to be printed.
While we sometimes may have occasion to speak plainly
and harshly of mon and measures, no man's namo will be
assailed until thero is positive proof that ho is either dishonest or dishonorable. From this platform there will
be no deviation.''
The lacrosse match between tho Buffers and the Duffers
at lhe Athletic park Wednesday was won by the former
team liy a score of 2 to 1. From a farcical standpoint the
game was a deciiied success, for it proved to be a series of
comedies of errors—just what the promoters  intended  it
should be. Fortunately but one man—Coolgardie Smith—
was disabled.    He received an ugly cut on the head, which
dazed him for a few moments, but he took the accident
good naturedly, and ihe ottending physician,after a hasty
examination, issued a bulletin in which he expressed  the
opinion that the man would live. But Smith was put in a
state of innocuous desuetude during the remainder of the
game.   Of course  there were good individual plays, but
they occurred at distant intervals and  from   unexpected
sources, and the sun was obscured by a cloud of dust at
the moment they were made. For these reasons  we are
unable to give credit where credit is due. But the players
accomplished  their object—they amused the spectators.
When  the fact is taken into consideration that business
was suspended during to progrees of  the game,   the   at«
tondance was not as large as  it should  have  been.    The
proceeds  will   bo   devoted to charitable purposes.    The
playors were: Buffers—W. B. Davey, Goo.  A. Fraser, L.
A. Manly, H, C Hanington, Jeff Davis, W.  H.   Covert,
Fred Russell, H. C. Kerman, C. A.   Powell,   Dr.   West-
wood, W. A. Spencer,  W.   B.   Bower.    Duffers—E.  S.
Biden, D. Sinclair, Alex Miller, J. Hammar,   D. Munro,
C. C. Tilley, Chas. Davey, Dr. Nnrthrop, E. Doberer, A.
Traunweiser, T. W. Holland,   Ernest  Miller.   Reserves:
Buffers—Aid. Harvey, Geo. Clark, J. Manly, Aid.  Gaw,
Mark   John,   Bob Petrie, Oscar Smith second reserve.
Duffers—Teddy Heisterman, Lord Arthur Rainey, Petor
Donaldson, Harry Itter, Logan second reserve.    Referee,
Judge Johnson,
Beekeepers' Calendar
for British Columbia
Issued by the Department of  Agri'
culture, Victoria, B. C.
AUGUST—Supers should be taken
off and extracting finished by the
end of this month or early in next.
Colonies may be requeened now.
Replace old queens with young
vigorous ones. Contract entrances to
avoid robbing. Unite weak colonies.
Paste for honey labels made of
starch or flour will adhere to metal
if a little honey or sugar is added
at. time of making. Under the
Apiaries Act, 1919, all noney
produced in the province and offered for sale must he labelled
"British Columbia Honey" and
the net weight stated.
Counter
Check Books
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
books.
The Sun
Job Department
-[L-mM-Wii]WtLi1&
To Holders of Five Year
51 per cent Canada's
Victory Bonds
Issued in 1917 and Maturing 1st December, 1922.
CONVERSION   PROPOSALS
THE MINISTER OF FINANCE offers to holders
of these bonds who desire to continue their
investment in Dominion of Canada securities the
privilege of exchanging th« maturing bonds for new
bonds bearing 5 J per cent interest, payable half yearly,
of either of the following daises:—
(a) Five year bonds, dated 1st November,
1922, to mature 1st November, 1927.
(b) Ten year bonds, dated 1st November,
1922, to mature 1st November, 1932.
While the maturing bonds will carry interest to 1st
December, 1922, the new bonds will commence to earn
interest from 1st November, 1922, GIVING A BONUS
OF A FULL MONTH'S INTEREST TO THOSE
AVAILING THEMSELVES OF THE CONVERSION
PRIVILEGE.
This oiler ia made to holders of the maturing bonds
and is not open to other investors. The bonds to be
issued under this proposal will be substantially of the
same character as those which are maturing, except
that the exemption from taxation does not apply to the
Dated at Ottawa, 8th August, 1022.
Holders of the maturing bonds who wish to a-Al
themselves of this conversion privilege should take
their bonds AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE, BUT NOT
LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 30th, to a Branch of
any Chartered Bank in Canada and receive in exchange
an official receipt for the bonds surrendered, containing
an undertaking to deliver the corresponding bonds of
the new issue.
Holders of maturing fully registered bonds, interest
payable by cheque from Ottawa, wUl receive their
December 1 interest cheque as usual. Holders of
coupon bonds will detach and retain the last unmatured
coupon before surrendering the bond itself for conversion
purposes.
The surrendered bonds will be forwarded by banks
to the Minister of Finance at Ottawa, where they will
be exchanged for bonds of the new issue, in fully
registered, or coupon registered or coupon bearer form
carrying interest payable 1st May and 1st November
of each year of the duration ofthe loan, the first interest
payment accruing and payable 1st May, 1923. Bonds
of Lhe new issue will be sent to the banks for
delivery immediately after the receipt ofthe surrendered
bonds.
The bonds of the maturing issue which are not
converted under this proposal will be paid off km
tbe 1st December, 1922.
W. S. FIELDING,
Minister of
m
ngjangJIFrBIii^^
Our
Hobby
IS
Good
Printing
r|HIli value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means ol' getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
elsewhere.
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Vi:ifing cards
Sh'i'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*
New Type
Latest Style
Faces
THE SUN
Columbia Avenue and
Cake Street
TELEPHONE
11101
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yalb IIotkIi, First Stiibkt
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum   prlo*
i |6 an m
4-olasjB to
confined to *****-
E. F. LAWS
HEAL ESTATE
&
IINSUUANCB
OFFICII WINNIPEG AVKNUB
OrrOtUTB GBOWKIW KXCUANOK
PHONE 164
PACIFIC SIIBBT MKI'AI. WOltKS. LTD.,
VANCOUVKH
MKTAL
IRRIGATION
PIPES and      FLUMES
B. F. laws:
•SOUS IILSTBICT AUKNT
PICTURES
reduced to (tTsmVcr*; seoond-cli
U60 an acre.    '
Pre-emption   now
veyed lands only.
Records wOl bo (ranted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
snd which Is non-Umber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abollshai,
but parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
with joint residence, but oach making
necessary Improvements on respective
claims.
Pre-omptors must occupy claims for
five years and make Improvements to
valuo of |10 per aero, Including clearing and cultivation or at least) acrea,
before receiving Crown Grant
Where pre-emptor ln occupation not
leas than i years, and haa made proportionate Improvements, he may, bo-
cause of Ill-health, or other cause, bo
eranted Intermediate certificate of taa-
provoxeent and transfer hts claim.
Records without permanent resl-
ossnee may be Issued, provided applicant malms Improvements to extent of
»«■• par annum and records aame each
yaar. Failure to make Improvementa
or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained In
less than 6 years, and Improvements
et fia.oo par acre, including 5 acres
eteared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 years are required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
> may record another pre-emption, if ho
requires land hi conjunction with hla
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made
and residence maintained an Crown
granted land. 0
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding SS
•sares,   may   be  leased aa homesltaa; .
trae to be obtained after fulfllliiig residential and Improvement conditions.
For graaing and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding «<• acres maybe
***5*3 b7 **** Poroon or eompany.
Mill, factory or Industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding 40 acre*
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment of stumpage.
Natural  hay meadows Inaccessible
1?/.Jf**™/* roadB ****** ** Purchased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them. Rebate of one-half ot cost of
road, not exceeding Basfaf nurehaae
price. Is madaT^ purenaaa
PRE-EMPTOR*'     FREE      GRANT*
ACT.
ln^ude<Ka3fVarsons jSm^™nd*!jrv^
ing with H& MaJesSrTlrorces. The
time within whioh the hairs or devisees
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for UUe under thlTEt Is extended
from for one year from the death of
Kuch person, as formerly, until one
year after the conclusion ef the present
war. This privilege Is also madTre-
troaetlve.
No fees ralattngto promotions art
eruptions recorded after June^M. ffil"
Ta5? "f• ********** te* Ova years.
ProvWon for return of moneys accrued, doe and been paid since August
4, 1014, oo account of payments. Item
or taxes on soldiers' pre-«mpUons.
Interest on agreements to purchase
'f.T.lm.'im*}}* tota P**** ** members of
Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired
direct or Indirect, renutteTfrom enlistment to March 11, lltl,
8UB-PURCHA8EH8   OF  CROWN
LANDS.
Provision made for Issuance of
Crown grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
purchase. Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchaae. Interest and taxes, where Bub-purcnas-
ers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must ho
made by May 1, 1»M. ""
GRAZING.
Grazing Act, Ult, for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for graaing districts and range
administration undor Commtoafcmer
Annual graslng permits Issued based
on numbers ranged: priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management. Freo, or partially free, permits
for settlers, campers ar tnveuera, its
to ten head.
AND PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture  Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
R. G. McCUTCHBON
irTWHIMa AVISO!
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
modern machinery. All work
C. Ao Crawford
N«u T«leph«iM Office

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