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 :*%/i_* ,■*.._._•' "'W
GRAND FORKS *jft;
the center of Qrand Forks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
A
Kettle Valley Orchardist
THF  SF1N ****' **'le ^avor'te news-
J. LIU OVLl  paper 0f the citteeos
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 28
GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY,   MAY 19,
1922
 LD
SET THE PfllCE
Goat of ProductionShould
Be the Basis on Whieh
Fruit Tb Sold, Says H.
Barnard
According to the Penticton
Herald,. Mr. Barnard, manager of the Occidental Fruit
company's packing house in
Penticton, says the reports
regarding the heavy crop ofj
soft fruit expected this season are premature and not
warranted. In support of this,
he contends that it is impossible to estimate the crop by
the blossom, and says owing
to the fact that several growers are cutting or have cut
out the soft fruits planted as
fillers in their orchards, the
total crop will be materially
decreased.
In an interview with The
Herald he said: "It is too
early at present to arrive at any estimate of tbe soft fruit crop.'It is
even imposseble to estimate the orop
when the fruit is first set. An approximate idea of what it will be is
•11 tbat oan be ascertained until
later in the season."
He then Went on tn add that he
knew several growers who were pre
viously large producers of soft frnit,
had tbis year out out tbe filers in
tbeir orchards. T.ie, be contended,
would out down tbe soft fruit ton
nage, particularly tbat of peaches,
to su b an extent tbat it would show
up in the totals. He Baid he expected to see tbe soft fruit tonnage de
creased every year for tbat eame
reason.
In discussing the marketing situ*
ation, be olaimed tbat tbe growers
had never yet got down to a proper
basis, as men in other lines of business had been compelled to do. Tbe
grower was out to make all be could,
whioh was all right, but it did not
give tbe shipper any proper basis
upon wbicb to work. He considered
growers, like otber business men,
should figure out the cost of production of the various kinds of fruit,
add to this a reasonable percentage
to cover interest on tbe investment,
and insist on receiving that price or
a guarantee of that price as a mini
mum from all shippers alike. Under
these circumstance], be said, tbe
shippers would have a definite basis
upon whicb to work, and if any
shipper oould produce a better return for the grower tbat firm would
reap the benefit by extending its
business and being entrusted witb
the handling of more produce
on tbe matter of thorough cultivation. If the work is properly done
at the right time tbere will be little
difficulty in controlling tbe weeds.
In cultivation of tbe garden small
toolb implements should be used to
prevent ridgeing or furrowing. Frequent cultivation kill tbe weeds between tbe rows before tbey become
large, but handwork will be neces-
ssry to keep tbe soil stirred between]
tbe plants and to keep down weeds
in tbe rows. Tbe following tools are
desirable aids in tbe task of laying
out and prepa'iring a garden: A tape
line 50 or 100 feet long, stakes, a
long line to reach the full length of
tbe row, a spading fork, a boe, a
garden rake, a trowel. To this last
might well bc added a scratch weed-
er, a pointed boe aod sucb others as
tbe individual gardener bas preference for.
Throughout that portion of tbe
country wbere rains occur frequently during   the growing season,  it
sbould not be necessary to water tbe
garden in order to produce tbe ordinary garden crops. In any case tbe
water should not be applied till need
ed and then should be put on till the
soil   is   thoroughly   soaked.   After
watering the soil  should   he  cultivated as soon as dry, and no   more
water  sbould   be applied   till tbe
plants show tbe need of it. Constant
or excessive watering is very detri
mental to plant growth in any case.
Apply tbe water at any   time of the
day tbat is most  convenient  and
wben tbe plants require it, but* the
evening will  be found to give best
results, especially in bot weather.   '
Protection from animal depredations is one of the first requisites of
a  successful garden. Wire netting
or a close board fence will   often be
found necessary aod will give thor«
ougb protection.   Garden crops are
also subject to a_t->ck by a number
of insects and diseases.    For   these,
preyentive measures   are best,  but
there are now ou tbe market numerous fungicide and insecticide preparations wnicb are quite effective and
at tbe same time, botb simple  and
convenient to use.   It will be necessary, however, to make sure of the
exact nature of the partibular disease
or insect and also to take into consideration the nature of tbe plant
and its nearness to maturity before
applying any such chemical. >
"Tell me wbat you Know is true:
I cen iueu as well at you.
$1.00 PER YEAR
7^**
PAST AND PRESENT
GREATLY REDUCED
Annual Meeting of Granby Company Re-elects
the Old Direetors With
the Exception of One
Canada's Navy
to Be Scrapped
Cultivation of
Garden Crops
Frequent shallow cultivation
should be given garden crops. By
keeping the surface of the soil stirred
a dust muloh is formed, whicb prevents tbe loss of moisture tbrough
the pores in the soil and keeps down
tbe weeds
The soil should be cultivated as
soon as it is dry enough after a rain
to break the crust and prevent baking. Sandy soils may be cultivated
wben quite wet, but clay soils sbould
not be stirred wben stioky. Tooj
mucb emphasis oao not  be placed
Ottawa, May 15.—The Canadian
navy is to receive a drastic cut. To
a closely attentive house, Hon. G.
P. Graham minister of defense, on
Friday announced tbe naval policy
of the present government. In brief,
it provides for:
1. Five ships are to be laid up.
These are tbe oruiser Aurora and
lbe destroyers Patriot and Patrician,
presented to Canada by Great Britain after the armistice. Tbe otber
two are submarines.
2. Canada's naval force will consist of tbree Hhips on each coast,
namely,a small Bbip and two trawlers
as tenders at botb Halifax and
Esquimalt.
3. Tbe three --hips on either coast
are to be used for training a volunteer force in protection of shores
aod harbors, mine sweeping and
mine laying.
4. Protection and care of wharves
and docks at Halifax and Esquimalt
to be oontinued, witb provision of a
reserve force of officers and men
numbering 233. With the exception
of four, all officers from the royal
navy sre to be returned.
Help yourself in the right way
and you help others; improve your-
lf and you do a favor to your
friends.
New York, May 15.—At
the annual meeting of Granby
Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power company, C. V.
Jenkins was elected a director, in place of William Paine.
The other directors were reelected.
It was announced that, due
to delay ia receiving reports
from Anyox property, publication
of the statement covering 1921 operations would belayed a week. Production from Anyox last year totalled 29,270,651 pounds of copper.
Silver output was about half tbat of
the preceding year. Copper sales
were around 87,000,000 pounds,
against 19,000,000 in 1920.
Remarkable progress was made in
cost reduction, tbe cnairman added.
Cost of producing copper last year
was 11.63ca pound, against 15.94c
in 1920. Total revenues from operations were around $7,250,000 and
net income, after charges, about
112,838, compared witb a loss of
something like $687,000 in 1920.
Efficiency is increasing, be added,
and today tbe company haB one of
the best organizations in its history.
Tbree wage reductions were made
last year. The company has no labor
troubles. Tbe Phoenix property has
been abandoned. Tbere are something like 500,000 tons of ore still
at tbe property. Grand Forks smelter has been dismantled.
COPPER ROD
MILLAT MIL
The First Effort in British
Columbia to Further
Manufacture Copper
Products
Among the outstanding en
largements of the industrial
horizon of British Columbia
is the installing of a copper
rod mill at Trail by the Con
solidated Mining & Smelting
company, at a cost of $250,*
000. This is the first effort to
further manufacture of copper products in British Columbia, Although the copper production of the province bas for years
ranged bigh in tbe total of the Dominion. •
The ultimate results of tbis Bhould
be almost as far-reaching in the copper industries as the establishment
of a steel rolling mill would be in
the steel industry.
Wire and nail works could at any
time commence manufacture of copper wire for local or export use.
Further development in tbis line
should bring immediate results, and
make it possible for companies man-
ufactueing electrical equipment in
British Columbia to compete and
sell their products in the world
markets. It is a comparatively easy
and inexpensive matter for electrical
firms to put in the necssary insulating equipment for handling wire in
the manufacture of electrical appliances.—Vancouver Sun.
as to swarming. Some colonies make
no attempt lo swarm even if swarming is general; other colonies will
respond to simple dreventive measures, wbile others will persist io
swarmiDg until the storing instinct
is completely subordinated and the
desire to swarm is satisfied.
Colonies may often be prevented
by: The introduction of a young
queen early in tbe season; giving
plenty of room for maximum brood
production prior to and during the
early part of tbe main honey flow;
providing plenty of super room for
the storage of honey; giving adequate
shade and ventilation during tbe hottest part of the season; raising a few
combs of emerging brood to a super
two or tbree weeks in succession to
relieve congestion of tbe brood cbam
ber at the time tbe main flow commences.
Colonies that bave made advanced preparation for swarming by
having larvae in queed cells often
require more drastic treatment.
In localities wbere the swarming
season is short the separation of
queen and brood is usually effective.
All brood is taken from the brood
chamber and placed in a super
above a queen excluder. Tbe brood
chamber is tben filled with empty
combe and the queen witb some of
tbe bees from the brood combs are
left below in tbe brood chamber.
All queen cells in the super containing the raised brood can be destroyed nine days later.
A more effective method is to remove the queen from the colony at
the time the first active queen cells
are discovered and to destroy the
cells. Nine days later again examine
the colony and destroy all queen
celle and introduce a young laying
queen.
It. is a good plan to keep the
queen's wings clipped, for should a
swarm emerge tbe queen will be unable to fly and will fall to the ground
when she leaves the hive. The queen
must be found and caged wbile the
swarm is in tbe air and the parent
colony moved to a new stand. A
new hive fitted with drawn combs
or full sheets of foundation is placed
on the vacant stand and the swarm
will return, wben tbe queen can be
released and allowed to run in with
the swarm the supers from the parent bive should be given to the
swarm. All queen cells except one
should be destroyed in the parent
colony to prevent afterswarme, or all
cells may be destroyed and a young
laying queen introduced.—C. B.
Gooderbam, Dominion Apiarist.
FRUIT
SHOWDATE SET
October 27 to November 4
Is the Period for the Big
Exhibition — Canadian
Apples to Be Packed by
September 25
THE WEATHER
Oo account of tbe ill-health of
the pastor of the Wheeling Baptist
Temple. Wheeling, W. Vs., a radiophone has been installed in tbe
church and sermons will be received every Sunday morning from
Pittburg. In the event of tbe pastor's recovery, physicians say, be
will be unable to resume his work
in the pulpit until after the summer
vacation.
SWARM CONTROL
The following is tbe 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.
May   12—Friday    75
13—Saturday   77
14- Sunday  82
15—Monday  88
16—Tuesday  88
17—Wednesday.. 84
18   Thursday 77
Min.
29
38
38
41
47
51
47
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^    Inches
Rainfall  0.00
Canadians everywhere will
recall with pride the standing
made  by Canada at the Imperial fruit show in   London
last year, and growers, more
especially in British   Columbia and   Ontario,  will be interested  in   the progress of
plans for this year.   The date
has been definitely   fixed  for
October 27 to November 4 a't
the Crystal Palace,  and the
closing date   for entries for
Canapa is September 25, that
is, the entries must be in the
hands of C. W. Baxter, the
fruit commissioner for Canada, at Ottawa, on that date.
All exhibits must be delivered at the Crystal Palace not
later than October 24.   Forsyth Smith, special fruit commissioner for Canada,  with   headquarters at Liverpool, together  witb
tbe agents   general for the   various
provinces, bas been working bard on
tbe securing of better conditions for
Canadian apples tban were enjoyed
last year.
Tbe dates of the show will be
somewhat of a disappointment to
Canadian exhibitors, as tbe show is
mainly for tbe purpose of advancing
tbe selling of apples. And Canadian
commercial varieties suitable for tbis
market will bave to be picked and
packed by September 25, wbicb does
not give tbem time to mature to tbe
greatest perfection, wbile English
exhibitors will be able to allow tbeir
applesjto remain on the trees until
October 15.
To give a concrete example of tbe
disadvantage of tbe early date, British Columbia Jonathans have never
reached tbe English market before
November 8, with the single exception ot 1921, whicb was a very early
season. English exhibitors wanted
tbe show as early as October 20,an6r
it wbb only by vigorous protest that
Canada won even as late a date as
October 27 to November 8.
All free miners' licenfes evpire on
May 31.
The control of swarming is one of
tbe most important factors of bee
keeping. Swarming is the natural
method by wbich bees increase; tbis
causes a division of tbe working
iorce of the colony, which in turn is
a hindrance to tbe best results in
boney production.
Tbe beekeeper's problem at tbe
beginning of tbe honey flow is to
prevent a disvision of the working
force of tbe colony and at the same
time to maintain tbe storing instinct
of tbe bees to the utmort degree.
Colonies do not all behave alike
There are few men who would
walk 630 miles to witness a football
match or matches. One such enthusiast, however, exists. He tramped
from Cardiff to Newcastle to see the
game between Newcastle United|and
Cardiff. He then walked to Liver
pool to watch his team play tbere.
Roughly tbe distances are: Cardiff to
Newcastle 340 miles, Newcastle to
Liverpool 123 miles, Liverpool to
Cardiff 170 miles.
A little girl in Nova Scotia was
one year old and not one tooth. Sbe
was terribly cross for two weeks and
then she became quieter aod it was
discovered tbat she bad cut two big
molars but not a front tootb. Sbe
cut iour back teeth in all, and tben
she went on to get ber front ones.
About this time of year nothing
will add a thousand dollars to a set ^^^^_	
of buildings quite eo quickly   as a leads to a desired destibation, worry
hundred dollars' worth of paint.        is a treadmill that leads nowhere.
A singular natural curiosity located in tbe valley of tbe Annan in
Scotland, is what is known as tbe
Devil's Bee|tub. It jb in tbe form of
a hollow or basin, {surrounded by
higb hills, which makes it so se"
eluded a spot that a large number
of persons can conceal themselves
in it and remain unseeu by others
in the immediate neighborhood, Io
ancient times it was frequently used
as a hiding place for stolen cattle,
aod it is tbis fact which bas given
it its name.
Thought  ie   pleasant   walk  tbat THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
3-fe (Sratti Jfarka §im
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Phonb 101.R Grand Forks, B. C.
OFFICE:   COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
FRIDAY, MAY 19, 1922
Massachusetts is slightly embarrassed to
find  that it owes $32,000 to a  California
woman, the principal and interest of a note
for .$03.62 that the commonwealth gave to
one of her ancestors. The incident shows how
fruitful may be the plan of a  main town  to
put away a few hundred dollars every ten
years to remain on interest for a century. The
sunf of $1000 put out at compound interest
this year would amount to $32,000 in 2022.
This way of making money would probably
become popular if the masses had a stronger
faith in the doctrine that "millions now living
will, never die "
He who plants a tree lightens the burdens
of his fellowmen. He who plants a trae erects
to himself a living monument and makes bold
an attempt to leave the world more beautiful
than he fonnd it.
by the allies and trade relations with it should
not oe resumed. That would be a terrible mistake. How can any government guarantee its
citizens proper commercial protection in dealing with a government which can not even
protect its own citizens in their private property?
Many a person thinks that he could write
a good story if only he knew how to begi n
and what end to aim at. Well, here is a go od
beginning: "I saw in the catalogue where you
take fellers that don't know nothin' much an d
start out for to git an education, and I've
come—me and this feller here—fer to see if we
can git it." It is the remark with which a poor
white mountaineer in nod need himself and another youth to the head of a Southern college
Two years later that youth passed the state I control and how to keep his temper.   A good
Here are some things that are often overlooked and yet are at the bottom of many a
farmer's troubles. Many farms are too small
to be profitable, owing to the fact that the
outlay for equipment, buildings, insurance,
etc., is as large on 80 acres as on 160 or 200
acres. Crop yields should be much larger per
acre, and often the extra ten or twenty bushels
represents the profit above cost of production
Too much of the live stock on farms is of the
scrub variety, which means a low return on
live stock investment. Addition of limestone,
crop rotation with legumes, aud the use of
proper fertilizers will on most farms mean
larger yields per acre, and the use of purebred
sires in all branches of live stock will mean a
a better grade of beef and pork at lower cost
of production and higher prices for breeding
stock. Poor management iu regard to labor,
both horse and man, is found many times.
Failure to do the odd jobs in slack times
means delay in the busy season. Unnecessary
machinery, carelessness and waste are other
factors which spell defeat.
The formula for making boys and girls that
are fit to llive with is as well understood by sociologists as the making of soap
by manufacturers; the formula must be extended to the great majority of youtb, instead
of to but the favored few, says Prof. E A.
Ross, of the University of Wisconsin. First
comes supervised play—team and antagonistic
play. It establishes the child in facile cooperation with his fellow and teaches him self
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COMPANY
Grand forks, B. C.
Before Buying
Your
SEED GRAIN
and
GARDEN SEEDS
S. T. HULL
Established 1W0
BealEstate and Insurance
Resident Agent annul Forks Towniite
u-.      Company, Limited
Farms      Orchards     City Property
Agent! at' Nelion, Calgary, WHinlpe? and
otber Prairie points. Vanoouver Agents:
PBNDBBINVKS TMKNTS
HATTKNBUHY LANDS LTD.
Bstabllshed In 1910. we are In a posi lion to
furnish reliable information concerning this
district. »
Write for (ra i lit ir.tn re
teachers' examination and was one ofthe very
few to earn a five-year teacher's certificate.
All you have to do now to make a story is to
fill the interim.
Two thousand years ago the great a
wrote, "Behold what a great matter a little
fire kindlelh." Today it gets the same little
start and works the same big havoc. Have
you any little fires on your conscience.
The scramble in Russia for foreign money
makes the American dollar with the picture
of Washington on it worth anywhere three
hundred thousand to five hundred thousand
rubles. For some reason only the "Washing-
tons" are considered good tender. Other
American money is regarded  with suspicion.
Forest fires have made such inroads upon
Canada's forests, that no citizen having the
country's interests at heart can rafrain from
adopting every sens ble precaution in his personal conduct. Unextinguished camp fires,
lighted matches and tobacco have robbed the
nation of millions of dollars in public-owned
property, To leave a camp fire burning while
in or near standing timber is a plain invitation to a disaster. The lighted match and .the
cigarette are in the same category.
[GRAND FORKS
Transfer Company
DAVIS ft HANSEN, Props
City Baggage and General
Transfer
Nothing Else is Aspirin—say "Bayer"
Warning!    Unletis   you   nee     puttie
' Bayer" on Ubletn, you are ooo nutting Aspirin at all  Why takachapcenJ
Accept only an unbroken "Buyer"
package whicli com tin. direction-)
worked out by physician* during 21
years and provod safe by millions f *r
Colds, Head'iche, Birach ., Tootach i,
Neuralgia, lihej nttUui, Nouriti*.
Lumbago, and Pain.  Made in Caitad i.
All dru.(-»Ut-. sell Bayor Tablets ,tt
as i i i
Aspirin in handy bi'n boxes of 12 tablets, and io bottle-of 24a nd 100.
A|pirin U the trade iu irk (registered
in Ctii>ida)of Bayer 'Manufacture of
MoiM.'t'viticto'dester of Salii.yliuacid.
While it is well knowh that Aspirin
ine in 1 Biyer in tuufacture, to assist
the public a-'tinst imitations, the
Tablets of Bayer Oompany will be
stamped with th.ii- general trade
mark, the "Bayer Cross."    -
sportsman is a valuable pattern. Next comes
cooperation in sohool work, the cooperative
investigation of subjects, and the fitting together of results. After (his, the establishment of ideals. The boy scout movement is a
clever example of this. It rivets ideals of conduct to the boy's instincts of outdoor life.
Ideals should be established by the examples
of great men—Lincoln, Washington, William
the Sileht. Religion is the crown of formula.
Discipline, ideals, association with great men,
are not enough. Religion furnishes a philosophy of goals. It gives a comprehensive outlook upon life. It should come to tbe child at
the age of seventeen or eighteen.
Coal,   Wood and   Ice
for Sale
According to a statembi.t made by Prof.
Alexander Petrunkevitcli, of Yale University,
the present government in Russia is just dragging itself along, and remains in power for the
sinple reason there is no one else to whom
the rule may be passed. But it is bound to
fall—how soon no one may say at this time.
The ultimate result of the revolution will
probably be the splitting up of Russia into a
number of small states. If this happens, it is
eventually possible these states would be
bound together by some sort of union. Under
the mle of the soviet the youth of Russia has
degenerated mentally, physically and morally.
As a result of the war and the revolution, the
great intellectual leaders and the educated
classes have vanished. To whom, then, must
Russia turn for teachers for her schools? To
Germany, of cour.se. There is the great danger
to Russia and to the entire world, for trade
and commerce will follow such an intellectual
invasion, and the peacful Germanization of
Russia will be complete? The present Russian government should  not be   recognized"
cAncient History"
Items Taken Prom The Qrand Forks Sun for tbe Corresponding
Week Twenty Years Ago
Continued warm weather has caused a serious flood in
the down-town district,
G. Earl McCarter, late editor of the Gazette, will leave
on Saturday for Pendleton,Ore.,where has hg accepted an
editorial position on the East Oregonian.
Aid. Donaldson accompanied the Giand Forks Lacrosse
olub to Nelson, B. C, on Wednesday.
E. D. Hall, of the News, on Wednesday purchased the
Grand Forks Gazette. Thejtwo papers wil] be consolidated
under the title of the Gazette-News.
Tracklaying on. the V. V. & E. is again in full blast,
and on Thursdayt seel waa laid as far as Columbia,
The Republic stage is again making regular trips betweon Orand Forks and Republic.
Five catloadsqf machinery for the Cascade Waterpower
& Light company arrived last week.
Business on Government avenue, Columbia, has materially improved since railway construction  commenced.
Fred Lane will shortly remove to Spokane, having purchased .Maxwell's Model livery in that city.
Office at R. I. Pstrie't Store
Phone 64
C.V.Meggitt*
Beal Estate and Insurance
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PROPERTY
Bx_wlle.it facilities for rolling your farmi
We have agents at all Coast and Prairie
Polnti
WB CABBY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE.
DEALER IN POLES. POSTS AND TIES,
AND FABM PRODUCB
Bellable Information regarding this distrct
cheerfully furnished. We solicit your Inquiries.
K. SCHEEB
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
Dealer'in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Confectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forka, B. C.
A. E. MCDOUGALL
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
"Jfiere is the
charm or
distinction
about welt
-watched^
pearls
A STRING of pearls should be a part of every young
*<•/*■ lady's wardrobe accessories. It is one ornament
that is loved by all. We have many articles of jewelry
displayed in our shop that will capture your fancy if yoa
will but call. Consider yourself invited.
We will fit the bridge between your eyes with an adjustment that won't let your nose know you are wearing
glasses.
A*ent
Dominion Monumental Works
Asbestos. Products Co. Roofing
ESTIMATES FURNISHED
BOX 332 6MND FORKS, B. C.
BRIDGE STREET
URAND FORKS
J. C. TAYLOR T^Ln
City Real Estate For
Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage, owned by thc City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Pricesi—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Termsi—Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may bc seen at the
City Office.
J3HN A. HUTTON.
City Olerk.
FORTHE SPRING 6ARDEN
AND LAWN
Bakes, 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
MILLEB & GABDNEB
Complete Home Furnishers
Statistics recently compiled show that
British Colnmbia has more telephones to
population than any other province of
Canada. It is to maintain this enviable
record that extensions of outside plant
and central office equipment are constantly being made, and this year large
expenditures are planned. Facilities for
adequate telephoning are always kept up
to top notch, with the result that our
whole system is in excellent condition,
and we are in a position at all times to
supply service when the request is made.
BRITISH COLUMBIA
TELEPHONE COMPANY
=^s
MN'T HESITATE!
PHONE 101R
FORFIHE PRINTING
By fche time a woman has
fed her husband, "yes-deared"
him all through dinner, apologized for the toughness of the
steak, silenced the children so
that he may read the paper—
with his eyes shut ana hfe
mouth open—and at length
has flattered, wheedled and
hypnotized him into handing
over $10, just let anybody try
to tell her she is a gilded para
site who doesn't work for her
money!
AUTO LIVERY
AT Y0D1
SERVICE
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours af
the
Mode) Livery Barn
M. B. Barm, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
if 6
EVENTS      IN      THE      PASSING      NEWS
Mlaa Jaaala WlBUaa. Uw Ttmag ***r wha crtatad M_-.otl.lBC *t a ataaatloa on * Llrcrpool Undine xtmse by oaddenly chaaflas
Md A*Trr**M Mkore iuat aa tho Coiudlmn PaelSc llnor "If-Uta" waa abont to brinr her to Canada to moot her fiance. She wm
-moat Torcoa-o by a faallaf af lanollneeo. bat later sained eonrat-e and made the trip out in the "Me _n__ama."
hor aliUi        	
for tho moment ororoomo by a faaUa* of lonellnewi, bnt later rained eoarare and made the trip out in the "M-tngama.'
(I) The tnabled tlmee ta Ireland are reepon-ible for a food deal of emigration from that country, and Canada ii retting a fair ahara
of thooe leaytaaT. Tho paaoeat-ere with their baggage wore photographed while being taken by tender to board the ateamcr "Tunisian1" which
has retained Ha Irlah aerrlce.    Thoy won bonnd for Caaada by way of Quebec.
(•)    A naw and charming photograph of Mme. Amellta OauUCurd taken recently at the VancoaTer hotel,  Vernon .er, B.C.
A boon far the chart people.    A norel and eonTonlent norlacopo arrangement hy which theae two girlo got an excellent -Une
Oiford-Cambridge boat mm deaplto tha fact that tha crowd kept them far from tho rieenide.
(!)   dermaay and Knmia gat together at Genoa.   Dr. Wlrth, the Gorman Premier, an the left, chatting with M. Tchltaherta, Ika aUaf
" "     * the too ataaSa M. Mseaala aal oa tha extreme right. e-.Je_._e.
Vernon, B.C.—The Canadian Pacific Railway has completed at
Okanagan Landing an extemion of
its ice house at that point, giving
about 20 per cent, additional storage capacity. Besides this then will
be an improved method of icing car*
which will enable the workmen to
crush the required ice in advance of
arrival of cars, so that when ean
eonie ott the lake, the loads may ba
[mt to ice house and the entire train
ced with one movement of the
•witch engine. This _ should materially hasten the movement of tht
fruit from Okanagan Landing. It
Is expected that cars will be teed
In about four minutes each.
The amount of ice put up at
Okanagan Landing this year is 8,500
tons. It was brought from Banff
tnd Is exceptionally good, and should
be adequate for a very prosperous
lesion.
How medical advice was conveyed
by wireless and acted upon with
beneflt to the sufferers was told by
Dr. E. W. Drury, surgeon of the
Canadian Pacific liner "Metagama,"
upon the arrival of that vessel from
Canada at Liverpool.
During the Metagama's eastward run five wireless messages
were received from three steamers,
Tin., "Canadian Raider," "Dun.
bridge," and "Agadir," asking for
advice:
(1) With regard to the treatment
of the chief engineer of the "Canadian Raider," who was suffering
from kidney disease.
(2) A man on the "Dunbridge,"
who had sustained a severe crushing of one of his hands.
(8) A fireman who bad been the
victim of a serious accident on the
"Agadir."
Five replies were sent at the instigation, of Dr. Drury, the "Metagama" being at the time at least 200
miles distant from the vessels
named.
Replies were that satisfactory
progress was attending the treatment of patients in accordance with
Dr. Drury's instructions. " /
Calgary.—"I did the company out
nf $2.50 and I have hardly been able
to steep ever since. I enclose a remittance for this amount. I am
asm fer what I've done."
This was what a man now residing in Eastern Canada wrote J. B.
Proctor, Distrlot Passenger Agent
of ths Canadian Pacific Railway. Hs
apparently has been much troubled
over sines hs "put it over," and has .
done what his conscience dictated,
"•■a a-u_ ***-*.** manv ai those kir-
of letters" asked a press representative when Mr. Proctor showed him
the letter? "Oh, yes, quite a lot,"
said the District Passenger Agent,
"probably on the average one a
month in this division alone. 1 cannot say what it might be before
the whole of the Canadian system.
Of course 1 am referring to'the passenger department alone for (here
are many others.' Mr. Proctor called for his "conscience" fyle, which
bore out his remark that lt is a very
frequent occurrence for people "to
lose sleep" after defrauding the
company. Some of these run into
fairly large amounts; for instance,
one of them some little time ago returned the company $75. He had
taken advantage of a settler's rate,
but instead of going on the land he
went to Vancouver and engaged in
some other occupation. On ona
occasion a man wrote enclosing $5,
of which amount he said he had defrauded the company, and this occurred many years ago.
Montreal.—The Dominion Express
Company have had in operation in
Montreal during the past few
months a unique system for the conveyance of Express shipments in
transfer between stations in the
city, and the distribution of delivery
and collection shii*mfyits in districts
situated tour and tive miles irom
the railway stations. This is the
tractor trailer system. The tractors
are simply two-ton bucks, with a
fifth wheel or turning plate mounted on the .chassis in place of the
ordinary truck body; and in the centre of this fifth wheel is one portion
of the automatic coupling device.
The trailers are large, completely
enclosed bodies. With a capacity of
three and a half tons, or 518 ft. cubic
measurement, each mounted on two
rear wheels, with solid rubber tyres.
and two small front wheels, with
folding legs, to hold the trailer up
and permit of movement to any desired position when free from the
tractor. On the front of the chassis
of the trailer are two small wheels
for mounting the track of the fifth
wheel on the tractor, and permitting
turning of the equipment within a
small radius when coupled up; also
the other portion of the coupling device by which the tractor and trailer
are coupled up.
The process of coupling and uncoupling is a matter of seconds only,
merely involving the raising of a
lever. The driver never leaves hi?
seat. On the road the trailer brake*'
Itself automatically.
The station staffs attend to Iln
loading and unloading of thu trail
«r«. which handle fortv to fifty lnad^
daily. The two tractors are con
tinually in motion hauling these
trailers (one at a time) from one
station to another and travelling
from ninety to 100 miles each daily,
Tha whole system is operated on a
regular schedule. For delivery and
pick-up, too, the trailers are used as
aub-Btationa.
By this system the movement ni
transfer has been expedited, station,
have been kept clear of transfer
matter, and economies have been
effected over the relatively slowc
movement and smaller capacity ol
wagon transfer.
Id tbe year 1754 a monk planted
two coffee berries in tbe garden of a
monastry in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
From tbat little beginning has ootni
the enormous coffee production of
Brazil, supplying moat of the
world's needs today.
A great many harsh things
have been said about mutches,
but all the evidence gees to
show that the careless users
were really the guilty persons
Bas—| -m'-jtmitmr- "W^j—HOiis
When a man loses
anything else he
advertises for it,
but when he loses
his head he stops
advertising—
Don't Lose
Your Head THE   SUN.   URAND   FORKS,   1. C.
News of the Gity
Two weeks ago The Sun said that
it bad been informed by a promi
nent fruit grower that every grower
in tbe val ey except one bad signed
the O.U.G.'b five-year contract.
Tbere seems to bave been some mis
take about tbis statement. Tbe Sun
reporter was discussing O-U.G. affairs witb the gjower, and iu tbe
course of tbe conversation asked
bow many ranchers had signed the
five-year contract, meaning tbe con
tract witb tbe O.U.G.'s selling
agency. Tbe gentleman gave the
answer printed at tbe time, but instead of meaning the Okanagan
•agency, be bas since explained tbat
be meant a five year contract witb
Ite Grand Forks Cooperative Growers' ' exchange to have tbe fruit
packed at tbe local packingt house.
This contract, we understand, has
nothing to do with tbe marketing
end of tde fruit.
iirigati'in system. lu company
witj tbe mayor and other city offi»
cials, Mr. Davis also viewed the
water right recently staked by the
city near the reservoir.
F. B, Lucas, tbe efficient mana
ger of the Grand Forks Cooperative
Growers'exchange, has severed bis
connection with that enterprise and
will move to Penticton witb his
family about tbe first ot next month.
He has accepted a similar position
in tbat cjty.
R. Campbell and son Kenneib
made a motor car trip to Oliver on
Sunday. Mr. Campbell states that
tbat town iB growing rapidly and
tbat the government irrigation system for the soldier settlement area
is a big success.
Speaking of irrigation, a religious -
ly inclined gentleman the other day
drew The Sun's attention to tbe fact
tbat the Creator had iastalled very
good irrigation systems both in the
main valley and the North For k
valley. Instead of making a straigh t
ditch, He bad made a serpentine
one so as to resch every section of the
district. The moral tbis geutlema n
wished to convey was, tbat if tbe
people were too indolent to take the
water out of tbe main dltob and
distribute it on lbe land they did not
deserve prosperity.
The Boundary Iron Works now
employs a force of nine or ten men
and seems to bave enough business
to operate on full time.
E Davis, of the water rights de"
parturient, Victoria, was in tbe city
on Saturday, and inspected tho pro
gress being made being made on tbe
Tbe Dominion government's forestry exhibition car, whicb was advertised tobe in the city last Monday, did not arrive. It ie reported
to be five days late on tbis route.
Harvey Hansen has been very
busy during the past week installing The Sun's irrigation system,
wbicb is now about finished.
Lome Campbell, of Rossland,
manager of .the West Kootenay
Power & Light company, was in tbe
city on Monday.
P. C. Petersen, of Seattle, formerly in lbe transfer business bere, returned to tbe city yesterday for a
short visit.
Colombia avenue in front of The
Sun office bas been improved this
week by tbe city public works department.
The Big Y ranch's irrigation  sys«
tern is nearing completion.
B. J. Averill went
lin camp this week.
up to  Frank-
TRY OUR
Economy Tea
OUR OWN BRAND
55c a Pound
THE CITY GROCERY
Phone 25 H. Ha Henderson, Prop.
Mrs. J. A. McCallum and Miss
Pincott were Greenwood visitors on
Monday.
Chas. Johnson, of Greenwood,
was in tbe city tbis week.
Miss W. Higbman, of tbis city,
visited Mrs. C. Nichols in Greenwood the latter part of last week.
R. A.  Brown  made a
Greenwood on Monday.
trip   to
Explanation
A lecturer was talking on the
drink question.
''Now, supposing a pail of water
and a pail of beer were placed on
his platform, and tben a donkey
was brongbt on, whicb of tbe two
would be taket"
"He'd take tbe water,"came a
voice from tbe gallery.
"And why would be take tbe
water?" asked tbe lecturer.
"Bee use you would beat him to
the beer!" was the reply.
CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND
FORKS, B. C.
NOTICE TO WATER USERS
Citizens are requested not to use
city water for garden and lawn
sprinkling during the next few days
while the pnmps are being repaired,
as it is desired to conserve the supply
for fire purposes.
By order of the Water and Light
Committee.
A. SOHNITTER. Chairman.
MANUFACTURERS TO GATHER
lb national ofllMr- of lho Canadian  Maanfectaren'  AuocUtion, and a glimpse ol Iho Algonquin Hotol, St. Aadrnro-
bjr-the-S-a, where Um Auoclatlen will. In Juno nnt, hold ib annual contention.
On June 20 next a parliament of
Canada's business men, or as it is
more generally termed, the annual
convention of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association will meet at
beautiful St. Andrews-by-the-Sea
New Brunswick. Prom all over Canada leading business men will be
gathered together to discuss matters of interest to the trade and commerce of the Dominion and, inci-
dently, to enjoy the delights to be
found in the historic and beautiful
neighborhood of St. Andrews.
The C. M. A. convention goes to
St. Andrews this year because it is
the turn of the Maritime Provinces
and beca.-?- Its nearness to the
bome of thu resident, W. S. Fisher
of St. John, N.B. About three years
ago the Association was organized
into five territorial divisions, Maritime, Quebec, Ontario, Prairie and
British Columbia, and the annual
meetings are held in rotation in
these divisions. In 1920 the convention was held at the Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver; last year at the
Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, and
this year it goes to the Algonquin
Hotel, St. Andrews, famous as an
important centre for all land and
water summer sports.
About 300 members of the association will be present and the
subject of Canada's export trade being at tins time of supreme importance will receive more   than   usual
attention in the various reports presented. Prospects for an extension
of trade with the West Indies will
also be considered as a result of tho
visit of a large number of members
there during the past winter.
St. Andrews has -an interesting
history dating back to the seventeenth century. It saw the early
struggles between the French and
English and it was later a garrisoned border town enjoying all tha
excitement of a border town in wai
times. Its streets were laid out in
1784 and some of the quaint buildings of early colonial days still
stand. The little town has important fishing industries.
FOSTER'S FORECAST
Washington, May 15.—Northwest
Division—All north of latitude 36
between meridian 90 and Rookies'
crest: Week centering on May 17
lower than usual temperature but
rather mild; unimportant weather
features; fair crop weather. For the
period mentioned less than usual rain,
no sevore storms.
Northeast Division—All north of
latitude 36 and east of meridian 90:
Great fall in temperature from May
11 to 20. Week oentering on May 18
lower than usual temperature; about
normal moisture; crop weather and
similar encouragement as in first
poragraph. No severe storm; threatening frosts in northern sections during week centering on May 17. Moist
ure will come from southward,- from
Gulf of Mexico for all divisions east
of Rockies' crest.
Pacific Slope Division—All north
of latitude 36 and west of Rockies'
crest. Old Luna is your bost friend
for May and you can imagine her
friendly smile while you keep watoh
over the mild Pacific for any who
might crave to reap where they have
not sown. That great magnet, 2000
miles in diameter, snrely masters our
rain-carrying clouds. At least two
thirds of the Pacific slope will pass
through May with good prospects for
bhe crops. Yonr temperatures, moisture, storms will fluctuate similar to
predictions in first paragraph, except
two days earlier.
BIDE THEBE ON CLEVELAND
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new models? They're as graceful 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 SBSMi&Att
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
GBAND FORKS ELECTORAL
DISTRICT.
N
Hobby
IS
.
OTICE ia hereby given thst, on Monday
tho 19th day of JDNB, 1922, at the hour of
_?..-?,.'Sc,k _.'_? **)" forenoon, at the COURT
HOUSK In thc oity ol GRAND FORKS. B.C., 1
will hold a COURT OF REVISION for the
purpose of hearing and determining any and
all OBJHCTIONS (oi whieh I shall have had
due notice) to the PLACING or RHTKNTION
of any name or uamat on the RBQI8TBRO*
VOrfiRSlor the GRAND PORKS ELECTORAL
Dated at Grand Forki,.B. C, Ihis 11th day
of May. 1922.
CHAS. MUDQE,
Remitter of Voter*
for the
Orand Forks Electoral DUtrlot
CANCELLATION OF RESERVE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVENthatthe rcoerve
oxlitiuK over Lot 788, Oaoyoos. now Similkameen Division of Yale District aud covered by
Lot, 2842 S, 2848 S, 28448, 2845 S and1 28«£
Similkameen Division of Yale Diotrlot, io cancelled. Lots -S42S, 2848S. 2844S and 88458,
Similkameen Divijlon of Yale DlrtrteMrlli
52__.*?S51M__™ Jor __".aL° "ft. Publl° anctlon only,
due notice of which will £egiven. Lot 2848 S
Similkameen Division of Yale District, la set
aside for Sohool purpose*.
G. R.NAQBN,
Land, Departme»?ePUt5' m*'«"*-« ***"*>■
Viotorla, B. C.
29th Maroh, 1922.
THK <-OVl_.N---.NT OF
THK rSOVINCS OF BBITISH|OOLUHIU
RE SPECIAL
TIMBER   LICENCES
Good
Printing
rmr-iHB value of well-
•*** printed, neat appearing stationery as,
a means of getting and
holding desirable bus*
iness has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us beiore going
elsewhere.
Wedding invitations
Bail programs
Business cards
Viriting cards
Sh'j ~ing tags
Letterheads      *c
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*
Al
A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Tale Hotel, Fihst Street
New Type
Latest Style
Faces
THE SUN
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street.
TELEPHONE
R101
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
The attention of Timber Licence
holders who are taking advantage of
the provisions of the 1921 Amendment to the FORE8T ACT, whereby
arrears of licenoe fees accrued prior
to 31st December, 1920, have been
funded and made payable in annua)
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 renewal fees must be paid within one
year after the date of expiry of the
licence io order to maintain the right
of the holder to obtain a renewal of
the licence.
E. F. LAWS
HEAL ESTATE
&
INSURANCE
OFFICE  WINNIPEG  AVENUE
oprosrn gsowibs exchange
PHONE 164
PACIFIC SHBBT METAL WORKS. LTD.,
VANOODvn
IMBTAi:
IRRIGATION
PIPES and      FLUMES
B. F. LAWS
CANCELLATION OF RESERVE
NOTICE IS HKRBBY OIVKN that the re«*rve
exlitlng ovor expired Timber Licence No.
414Mand Loti2DB7 8,W888. WIS to2MS8 In.
olmlvo, Similkameen Dlvliiun of Yale Oil-
trleUecanoel.^. 0<R>NAD1JNi
Deputy MinUter ol Land..
Laodi Department,
Tletorla. B.C.,
nth April, ma.
PICTURES
Minimum prloe of flrst-elaaa land
reduced to $e an acre; second-class to
tl 60 an acre.
Pre-emption now ooi.fl_.e_l to surveyed landa only.
Recorda will be ([ranted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purpose*
and which Is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished.
but parties of not moro than four may
•range for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but each making
mcessnry Improvements ou respective
claims. ^,
Fre-emptors must occupy clalma for
■*• ream and make Improvements to
value ot $10 per acre. Including clearing and cultivation of at least I acres,
before receiving Crown Grant.
Where pre-emptor In occupation not
'•-5.t-hBn * Tear*, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may. be-
^oaaef Ul-health, or other causi. bo
granted Intermediate certificate of Improvement and transfer hla claim.    .
Rouorda without permanent residence may be Issued, provided applicant makes Improvements to extent of
*ma par annum and records same each
yew. Failure to make Improvements
or record same wlU operate as for-
Wtorj. Title cannot be obtained la
_Sf,..5l£P ■ •*****• and Improvements
etbmt.tS ver aore. Including ( acres
••eared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 1 years ore required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, lf he
requires land In conjunction with his
tarm, without actual occupation, provided   statutory   improvements   made
S_?_,.___?',d,I!_M ■"total-led on Crown
granted land. *}
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 10
tSS^L. x*m*rxmt>*. 'S08?"1 — homesTtes;
2***" *••■*■»»■* ***** faimilng real-
•enual and improvement conditions.
-       ******§ ***i Industrial purposes
by,
fa«
acrea   may
or eompany.
be
Mill, factory or Industrial sites on
Umber land not exceeding 40 acres
SSsint'ffst"**1 oona'*Uo"* '"dude
w 2&-m?^X***ow* Inacceaalble
^2tt£2F__I~ ****** *• Purchased
tdU-ooaTapoo construction of a road
i of one-half of cost of
of
>. timm.^**^**--***^**}^ <* * road
PM-utrroiw
■     CMtANT*
ta enlarged te
at*** ***r*^*Ztkm ******** or device!
fl&ME^T^ffiraas
from ter ons yaar x*tam tke death of
_!___?_._?_!?_?• ** fn'"">l. until  one
wov-Bon ter Mara at moneys —
crued. due aad been paid since ™w
4, 1»14, on account *7't}ar\m*wu'l*a*
.-fl™""-'*!? .««resmonts to purohase
town orelty lou held by membenof
ADM Forces, or depsndertTToqtUnd
dU-eet or Indirect, remitted froiTen.
Ustment to March 11, UM.    ^^ ""
•UB-PURCHAJERJ Of CROWN
LAND*.
Provision made for Issuance of
Crown grants te sub-purchasers of
Crown Landa, acquiring rights from
purchasers wbo failed    to   complete
8urdua*. Involving forfeiture, on'fiil-
llment of conditions of pun
terest and taxes.   Where sub
ere do not claim whole of orh„__. ___,.
_____**• £________£*? **l°* du« ***** ******* may
b* distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must be
made by May 1, MM.
GRAZING.
Graslng Act. Ul*. for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for graslng districts and range
administration under Commissioner
Annual graslng permits Issued boxed
on numbers ranged: priority for estab-
Stock-ownero
owners.
may
******** k       , .,- -_.___..,   „mJ
form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free. penSts
to u£ hell ******** ** "•velfirs, up
AND PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly
R. G. McCOTCHBON
wiNHirta avuoi
Don
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 witb
modern machinery. All work
guaranteed:
C. A. Crawford
N—tTsUyhswOffiM

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