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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Sep 12, 1924

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The good man who goes wrong is in reality a bad man who has just been found out
Dr. K. G. MacDonald, of
North Okanagan, Has
Bcen Appointed Provincial Secretary
Victo-ia, 8f|-t. 11 -While tbe
news came as a eur[iri«-* to many,
the apiLiinliii'iit of Ur K C. Mac-
Donal I, Linenl npuiber elect lor
North Oknn'p ..', ns ,.ioviociHl hi
retary, IB JOUM'lered liy parfi l-.'l-
ers one ofthe wisest m >vhh Prs-nibr
Oliver has if. ide Willi nnniijIiHtinn
day on Se.ru .'.• r 17 sod ejijctioa
day 'set fur 1 v-ek liter, 'hen- i.p-
pearsevery likt-J l.oud |ha,t Hun Dr.
MacDonald will be-returned by ac-
The new minister bus bpBn-Sffjmi«
nent in hi** pnrty for twenty live
yeare. He wns first elected to ibe
legislature in 1916, ngnin in 1920
and for a third time last June. He
is.a min of aff .ble nature, keen in
bis perceptions and very highly re-.
garded. Dr. MacDonaM'e appoint
trie t bas undoubtedly strengthened
tbe Oliver-governtoent materially.
t . a
I   Legislative Library
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VTell me what you Know is tny>
II canMuess a« well as you."I*;
should nnt havenarly apples of tv>
good quality au the later Spy and
Mr-Intoi-h. The old Early Harvest
apple was belter in quality than any
ofthe t-QOTVlliinert early Hndn, hut it
is nol very hardy, scabs badly, and
is little planted. But new varieties
are beinu bred for the early tnirket,
and it i-s believed tbal in a f°w vears
snob fin>i porta a? tbe Melha, a seeds,
linj; of tlm MoInttT-h, originated in
the horticultural division, experimental farm, Oitawa, of fine color
md high dessert qvalitv, ripening
before Diicbess, and Ihe Early Mc«
Intosh, originated at the New York
experimental station, Geneva, N.Y.,
and others will become very popular and.in great demand. Trees ot
Melba. will be available from nurserymen in the spring of 1925, and
a considerable num be.;: 51 rave
been planted already in different
paris of Canada.—W T Macoun,
Dominion Horticulturist.
Harvesting of grain crops on rex
claimed landtun the Sumas recla
•nation area is proceeding. A dream
of fifty ye irs h.f oome true, thanks
to the enlf■ r|>' it > of the governnif nt
inoarryitg luube work. DaspiteJ
ibe keenest criticisms, nothing but
praise ia beard now aod bun.,
dreds of acres are uuder cultivation,
lands which Were flooded annually.
Tbe new farming area of Sumas
Like promises to become one of the
richest in the entire province,
Good report* are also received
Irom tto S mib Okanagan project,
wbere new e.ttbre are harvesting
good ciops.
Tbe new legislature will be asked
grant money for tbe completion of
the transprovincial highway between
Hope and Spence's Bridge. Tenders
will be called for within a few weeka
aud contracts awarded before the
' house si is.
There np'v a ..-ears every likelix
h*)d thaUthe m:-i\' of timber royal-
lies will he red lived when the legislature meet- I'tie new schedule,
due to come into effect in January,
will prohibit nn be enforced. Following the e infi-rence of sixty tim«
berinen -vith the government, Hon
T 1) Pattullo, minister of lands,
said he was in sympathy witb tbe
timber interests and agreed that tbe
new schedule could hardly be made
effective It.is expected tba) a bill
will be drawn u forthe consideration of tho legislature aod revisions
will be made in the royalty act.
Commission on Educations 1 Survey Will Visi}
Grand Forks on September 22
The Ineffectual Egyptian—' Oh, Ramsay!   I did hope for  better
things from you!"
Province Seeks' Removal
of the Discriminations
Brought 'About by the
Crow's Nest Pass Agreement
Premier Oliver is enroute to Otta-
ws... ilteod ide freight rates bearing before the board of railway corns.
mi -i nierB on September 17. He
will be assisted by G. G. McGeer,
K.C,, i.s counsel, provided the case
develops to tbe point wbere argu
ment by counse. ia deemed ueces*
iuy. Mr. McGi -r will be in Otta.
wa as cou ns! I for thu fruil growers
The premier left here hopeful of
securing further reductions in rutes
lor tnis province and said he was
de ermiued to "figbt toa finish "
A Superior  Early   Apple
When apples as good in quality
as lhe M [■■-,!••*>'* h, Fameuse and
N irti."rn K(.y ai, I >s attractive in
appearance c n" I»h obtained on tbe
gi'iienl market? in Canada there
shmld be a great increases in their
consumption. The people are keen
or apples when the season opens in
late July or early August, but the
sour varities then offered for sale,
euch as Yellow Transparent, Red
Astracban, Crimson Beauty and
Duchess, do not agreeably satisfy
tbe palate nor tend to increase tbe
demand for apples as a table fruit.
Then iB  do good  reason why we
The regular meeting of the city
council was held in the council
chamber on Monday evening, Mayor
Acres and Aid. Li'l ic.iat, Mclnnes
and Miller being present.
A letter from the provincial de«
partment of education advised tbe
council and the Bchno' beard that
the commission on educational sur*
vey would visi' Grand Forks on
September 22, aud would inspect
the schools and bold a public meeting in the evening.
A letter from the Children's Aid
society of Vancouver asking for ass
sistance was read, and a grant of
$50 was made by the council.
The council decided to call for
tenders for the sole or rental of tbe
warehouse at the Granby smelter.
Trespass signs will be erected at
tbe Granby site. Tbere wasa feeling
among tbe aldermen that the chime
neys on tbe grounds are unsafe, and
tbey took this method of warning
lhe publio to keep a wuy.
-'A circular letier was rend from
the inspector of tnuuicipilities,
warning the council »^iiun-t illegal
investments of aiukii g fui .Is aod
the illegal purchase by n.i inline ol
tbe council of tux sale properties.
The couucil decided to repurchase
a 8500 bond uiatuiing in 1933 at
Tbe matter of a c ment sidewalk
on Bridge street, adjoining block
10, wos laid over pending a report of the chairman of tbe board
of works.
Mayor Acres submitted a detailed report of Ihe woik taken up
at the convention of the Union of
British Columbia Municipalities.
In accordance witb th request of
tho governor general, the council
instructed tbe mayor to proclaim
Monday, September 15, as a civic
Veneouver, Sept. 11.—Precise terms of the applications
being submitted to the board
of railway commissioners by
G. G. McGeer, K.C, as counsel for the government of
British Columbia and for the
B.C. Railway ltates association, a new organization of
Okanagan fruit growers, were
made available for publication
yesterday immediately upon
the applications being despatched to Ottawa.
The two applications are
separate but cover part of the
same ground They ask only
for reductions of rates because
it is recognized that the com
mission has no jurisdiction to
raise the rates established by
parliament in fulfilment ofthe
1924 GAME
livestock, wnodenware and
household furniture moving
from points in B.C. to points
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan,
Alberta or B.C.
The application by the B.
CJ Railway Rates Adjustment
association is exactly the same
except that it omits the second
Crow's \est Pass agreement.
These applications will be
heard by the commission at
Ottawa on September 17 at
the same time as many other
similar applications for the removal ofdiscrimations alleged
to have been brought about
by the restoration of the
Glow's Nest Pass agreement.
Mr. McGeer leaves for the east
on Friday.
The government's application is threefold.    It asks:
1. That the CP.R. reduce
its tolls on all grain and fresh
fruits moving from points in
B.C. to any other point in B.
C, Alberta, Saskatchewan or
2. That the C.P.R.red uce
its tolls on grain and flour
moving from points in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta
and B.C. to points in B.C.
3. That the C.P.R. reduce
its tolls on coal and oil, cordage and binder twine, agricultural implements of all
kinds (set np and in parts),
iron (including bar.;, Canada
plates, galvanized sbeet.pipe,
fittings, nails, spikes and
horseshoe nails), all kinds of
wire, window glass, paper for
buildingand roofing purposes,"
roofing felt, box and packing,
paints   and all kinds of oils
Mayor Acres and City Clerk Hut
ton returned on Friday evening
from tbe convention of the Union of
British Columbia Municipa'ities in
Penticton. Tbey state tbat tbere
were about forty cities and munici
palities represented at tbe convention, and say that the business ses'
sion wae one of tbe best over held
in tbe province, and many matters
of importance to municipalities
were dealt with.
The citizens of Penticton they
Bay, took the delegates to the new
town of Oliver, about forty miles
away. They state tbat the soldiers'
settlement there appears to be pros.
perouB. The soil is good and there
is an abundance of water. Orchards
of young trees set out within the
last two years are growing well. Una
til tbey are of a bearing age, tbe
settlers are raising canteloupen between tbe rows of trees, and find a
ready market for all they can grow.
Others are going in for poultry as a
secondary undertaking. The settlement is only a few mileB north of
the United States boundary .
Anything to Pleasea Bear
A Chinese who was visiting Yellowstone park in winter, says lhe
Boston Transcript, happened to glance
over his shoulder and see a huge bear
sniffing at his tracks in the snow,
John at once began to run, shouting
back excitedly as he did so:
"Yon likee ine tracks! I makee
you some morel"
F. W. Russell went
Republic fair today.
over to the
Nine cars of cattle were hnught by
P. Burns & Co in the Mid way and
Rock Creek districts and shipped to
tbe coast the filst of this week.
The man who is wronged
can forget it; the man who
wronged him never can.
Amended Game Laws
Relative toGrand Forks*
Greenwood Electoral
ilie following is the amended
game regulations relative to tba
Grand Forks-Greenwood electoral
district, wbich is in tbe Eastern distinct:
Big Game and Game Birds
Mountain Goat—September 15 to
D.-cember 16, 1924.
Bear- September 15 to June 15,
Deer —(Mule, white tail add
coast), bucks only, throughout the
northern and eastern districts (ez»
cept wbite-tail deer in that portion
of the Eastern district known as
North and South Okanagan and
Similkameen electoral districts, and
in the Grand Forks-Greenwood
electoral district weat of the summit of the Midway mountains),
open season from September 15 to
December 15, 1924.
Fur Bearing Animals—In tbat
portion of tbe Eastern district south
of the main line of the C.P.R. there
shall be a close season on alt fur
bearing animals, except in regard to
muskrats in the Columbia electoral
Ducks—(Except wood and eider
ducks), Wilson snipe, coots, black*
breasted and golden plover greater
and lesser yellowlegs, September 15
}o December 30.
Geese and Brant—September 15
to Decemher 30.
Grouse and Ptarmigan—(Except
prairie chicken and sharp-tailed
grouse), September 15 to October
Bag Limits
In respect to big game no pereo n
sball kill or take or have in his possession during tbe open season more
tban two deer, all of whicb must be
of tbe male sex; and no person shall
kill or take or have in his possession
during the open 'season more than
tbree bear of any species other ths
grizzly, aud one of tbis species; and
no person shall at any time kill or
take or have in bis possession during the open season more tban two
mountain goat.
Grouse and ptarmigan (except
prairie chicken in tbe Eastern district), 6 of one species or 12 of iill
species in one day; total bag limit,
50 in tbe aggregate.
Ducks—Daily bag limit, 20; total
bag limit, 150.
Geese—Daily bag limit, 10; total
bag limit, 50.
Brant—Daily bag limit, 10; total
bag limit, 50.
Black breasted and Golden Plover
and Greater and Lesser Yellowlepe
—Diily bag limit, 15 in tbe aggre.
gate f nil kinds; total bag limit,
150 in the aggregate.
Wilson .Snipe—Daily bag limit,
25; total bag limit, 150.
The Edmonton Commercial High School Basket Ball team, winners at Strasburg of the Ladles World Championship, photographed aboard the Canadian Pacific S.S. Montcalm on which they returned to Canada
last week. They went to Europe to claim thc championship but were unable to get a game in England. Cantata Winnifred Martin is seen holding ttae ball.
A mei.ti lg of the Grand
Forks Liberal Association will
Im held in Mr. E. C. Henni
ger's ullice, Qrand Forks,
Monday, .September 15th, at 8
P.M , for the purpose of electing delogates for the convention to he held in Penticton
Friday, .September 19th. A
full attendance is requested.
G. A Smith and davgbter Ruby
returned home Wednesday evening
from a visit to Greenwood. THI SUN: CHM^DI-OSKB, BRITISH 00LUMB1.
One Yi
One Yeai
lt*>N R*ti«ji-ipkYA3Le IN ADVANCE
lida-iod,afei\tl[lrit.iini $1.00
Cunit&l StWtesj       1.50
Add rear **''
•*?—:cations td
.Thb Grand FoiiK&feuN
id    '■PRibA^fcEPtEMllER li
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Notes • Notions • Notables
The weather bureau and the chemioal warfare service of the United State.*', whicli have
been trying various methods of protecting
orchards on frosty nights, have discovered
that smoke clouds, such as the army uses to
conceal the movement of troops, do not ward
off frost. Cold seems to penetrate dense smoke
readily, The experiments confirm the con
elusions of earlier iuvestigators that the most
eflicient and economical method of protecting
crops from frosts is to heat the lower layers
of air by burning some kind ot cheap fuel.
hibition -ia-one of the greaF influences that
have brought ,$tbj|it thq increasing financial
pb"We"r of tne workingclasses in that county.
Mr. fitinnr thinlrn that in the last three years
more than three billion dollars has been
added to the amount of savings that the peo
pie had when prehibition went into effect.
Near sighted children, in the opinion of
the council of British opthalmologists, should
be awarded no scholarships intended to fit
the incumbents for teaching. The opinion
has naturally caused considerable dissent,
especially among parents, but it is probably
based on sound sense and looks to the ultimate good of the greatest number.
The number of funnels on an ocean liner has
been a popular gauge ofthe grandeur of the
vessel, but the Qorangl, recently launched on
the Clyde, has no funnels. The vessel is fairly
called the first motor driven passenger liner.
She has a displacement of 23,000 tons and a
speed of 18 knots. Four sets of six-cylinder
Diesel engines deliver 13,000 horsepower,
which is applied to four screws. The Oorangl
will ply between Vancouver and Australia, a
route long enough to make economizing fuel
and fuel space of considerable importance
Say "Bayer Aspirin"
INSIST! Unless you see the
"Bayer Cross" on tablets you
are not getting the genuine
Bayer Aspirin proved safe by
millions and prescribed by physicians for 24 years.
C^A^ ASS2B* 0J>U 2
»j(*f Bayer package
wl) ich contains proven directions
Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets
Air- bottlon of 24 and 100—Druggist*
Aspirin Ir ttis* Intlr marls 'Kflatcred ln
CRsi:s'la)   ot   liayer   Manufactul*   at  Hono-
acctl.m-lili: i.r ot tiallc-.lls.-uia
Farthest north golf is played at Herschel
island, in the Arctic ocean, with Inspector
Hall of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
manipulating the clubs,so Sergeant H Thome,
veteran of the force, said on n visit south to
Calgary. Inspector hall played with the ocean
as a hazard, and he had tc let up on the iJiime
as he lost too many balls in the salt water.
An age without laughter, a somber and
scientific period, when the jokes an.I comicalities of the present day will Lu preserved as
curiosities in the dusty tomes <T museums, was
predicted as a possibility by J>r Charles Gray
Shaw, professor of philosophy, in a'talk efure
the summer school of New Vork uni.vi-i-r.ity,
The disappearance of laughter In ni the world
will be caused by the spread of learning, Dr.
Shaw said. He argued that, in a distant day,
men will know too much to laugh, just as
primitive men knew too little to smile. M. n
no longer laugh at things they used to laugh
at, Dr. Shaw pointed out. Among the things
which laughter now passes by, he said, aro old
maids, bobbed hair, matrimony and the
drunken man.
A London paper draws attention to two odd
things that have recently happened at sea
which must make an appeal even to a dull
imagination. One was a collison between an
airplane and a steamer; the other was a curious case of damage to an airplane rising over
the Dorset coast. The damage was first seen
from land and was notified to the pilot in the
sky by a wireless message. The°pilot was instructed to make for the sea and land in shal
low water, which he did, being picked up by a
rowing boat.
Wholesale and Retail
lieuicr in
Iluv-in,*- Cigars, Pipes
Keep Cool
Look Cool
and Feel
sit little cost.    Just  buy
a couple of those nice
Dresses on|y $1.50
and a pair of Sandals.
Then you may laugh at
the hot days.
established MM
RealEstate and Insurance
K-ssjl.1-.nt Anna Grand Forka Tows-alt*
CompMr, Uultod
Fannn      Orchards.     CHj* ■"roper* y
~Agesst- at Nolanis, Calrnrr. Wlhsslsf* asssl
Other Prairie polnta.   Vanoouver As/ssis' :
Ksstpt.HKheil In 1910. trenrs. '« x. pnallfuss so
liirnlals reliable InfnrmaUnt. -...ssarnl.-sr H.la
Wrls*. for tress lit*i*t„.*
mperiai Billiard Parlor
Grand Forka, It. €.
The Braganza, one of the largest diamonds
in the world, was found by three criminals,
who had been sent into exile among jhe cannibal tribes and wild beasts in the Brazilian
interior. They took the stone to a priest, who
turned it over to the governor. The gem became the glory of the crown jewels of Portugal, and the king, in gratitude, pardoned tbe
About 18,000,000 trees have been planted
Great Oritain in the last three years since the
government act went into effect paying to
private individuals approximately $15 for each
acre planted with trees, or cleared for such
Habit clings. The old time who worked his
way through college is now working his son's
way through, says the Minneapolis Star.
"Seed Scatterers" is the name of a society
each member of which promises to -scatter a
package of perennial seeds by the roadside
every year. The pnrposc is to plant seeds
that will thrive in the particular place where
tqey are sown, continue to bloom year after
year and finally become part of the wild flora
of the woods and countryside. The society
exacts no dues; anyone may regard himself
as a member as soon as he begins to do his
mite toward beautifying some spot that
neod.s it.
The first judicial district of Alaska—the
narrow coastal strip that runs six hundred
miles south from the longitudinal boundary
between Alaska proper and Canada—wishes
to separate itself from the rest'of the territory. The district has a temperate climate,
considerable agriculture and great r '.sources
in forests and minerals; and it believes that,
if it could once bo divorced in the minds of
the people from upper Alaska, il could readily
attract immigrants and attain pd speiity.
Eighteen years ago a man in Tennessee
bought three hundred and twenty acres of
nearly worthless cut-over land an<l has since
devoted nearly all his spare t'me lo keeping
fire out of it. Having succeeded, he now has
one of the, finest stands of young timber in
that put of the country. He has made his
living by farming, but he has grown wealthy
by makiug his timber into a bank that pays
him a In'gh rate of interest on a small investment.
According to Warren  S. Stone thirty  "labor" banks are now in existence in the United [ing bond on the Strathmore property, in  the
States rjjiii as many mireare organizing. Mr. I Greenwood high-grade belt
Stone adds that the labor baid;- already have.    Visitors of note in the city today is the first
resources of one hundred million dollars  and vice-president of the C. B. & Q.  railway and
are doubling those resources every year. Pro   his party.
olncient History
Items Taken Prom The Qrand Porks Sun lor the Corresponding
Week Twenty Yean Ago
W. It. Hearst, of tho American-Journal-
Examiner, has been spending a fow days in
Nelson during the present week. It is said
that he went to that city with the intention of
starting another paper there, but when he
learned that Tom Lowery had moved the
Ledge from New Denver to Nelson he aban
donod the idea.
On account of Johnson & Anderson getting
ready to set oil a blast of 400 kegs of black
powder on their subcontract for railway grad
ing along the Fourth of July creek, the Cascade Water, Power & Light company has
found it necessary to move their pole line for
a distance of about a mile in that locality.
K. A. Brown hasstruek a paystreak on the
surface of the Volcanic group.   He is garner
ing Oregon grapes, from which he expects to
make 2000 gallons of wine, which has become
famous for its medicinal properties.
Peter A. Z. Pare was out hunting one day
day this week and brought home a couple of
prairie chickens and a rattlesnake with thirteen buttons, an unlucky number for the
Twelve cars of steel for the Great Northern
smelter spur are now in the city, and track-
laying will commence on the 15th.
Grand Forks parties have secured a work"
A|J>en t
lrisisii.i.s.ii Mss.isiisicnt.il Works
Asjt-esl...-:I'tocIuc s Co. Hoofing
Phone 10
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.— CiEO.   ARMSON
A ^plications for immediate pnrchnne of Lots
and Acreage owned by thc City, within the
Municipality, arc invited.
Prioes j—.From $35.00 per lot upward*.
Terms:--Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen nt the
City Ofli.ce.
City Clerk.
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly Donel
We are agents for the well known Massey-
Harris line of farm equipment. Let us
figure on.your needs.
A Complete line of Garden Tools
Furniture and Hardware 1
-—- - -       it
The Opertor Is Able
lo Work More Quickly
Expert's Work
A Scotswoman once applied to al
solicitor for advice.   After sbe  bad
detailed all the circumstances of the
case, the lawyer asked her if she bad]
stated the fact-, exactly as they had|
"Ou  ay,  sir,"   she   replied.   "Il
thought it best to tell you  the plain
truth;  you can put the lees till't|
By always giving the number instead
of the name of the party being called,
the telephone subscriber will assist the
operator in giving more efficient service.
Operators are now instructed to request
the number if it is not given.
Sun's Page§f People and Events of Passing News Interest
Checking Up on Mamma
Oh, the younger generation! When
th«y iiii uut shock their elders with
their frivolity they confound tbem
with tlieir Ko,ihis!io>Ulon. The boy
in this anecdote was an English
buy; no h-> Hid nm .:nme from Boston, «s wight .fi■ r vise be supposed
Tb** L .ii.l.i. tli'nonet tells the
"Wbat are you r«.iding,Cbiirley?"
asked the lit:I - V>y's mother.
"It's a |)>i ik <■ itltl.'d Cbild Train-
in*| th'it I borrowed from Mrs.
J.nen," replied tlie young son,
"Do you find it amusing?" in-
q nr-i his mother, laughing.
"['in not reading it for tbat," re
plied the boy severely. "I merely
wanted to see if I had been brought
up properly."
As the Pupils Would
Have It
These amnsing blunders!, perpetrut
ed by girl < and boys in various English schools, are listed in the School
master, an English journal for tin.
edification of pedaSngui's:
What is the effect of lead on water
It sinks.
What bird lays the bi^gost egg?
The biggest bird.
What discovery was due to the
falling of an apple? The wiukeness
of Eve.
But perhaps tlio most amusing was
one girl's confident declaration that
the Roman numerals "I.X.X'1 stand
for "love and kisses."
Brockville Farmer
Suffered 20 Years
°Les" Booth Finally Got
Relief Through Taking
' .Since t 'kirp I' ...lac, I feel bo fit
ii j'.-metimee in-. I 'le a dream, for
there was hardly n day in 20 ye.us
lb 11 did not sutler," iB ibestriking
•tatementof Geo. L ("Lbs") Bootb,
271 Perth tit., Brookville, Ont., one
of tbe best known farmers in Ontario.
"For 20 years, up to three yeaie
•go when I took Tanlao, I Buffered
from rheumatism in my arms,
■boulders, back and hips, so bad at
times I could not lift my arms to
pat my coat oa.   I  oulda't even
write my name aid 1 limpid abniis,
like a cripple. Msny a night it
looked like I would not live to toe
daybreak and once I was laid tip six
months unable to hit a lick of work.
"Money could not buy the good
Tan l-tc hap Hone me. It ended every
sign of rheumatism nnd hnilt up
my weight 16 poii- •■'■", ».i il niece
then I have mil hurl . rheumatic
ache or pain, lf nny body wants to
know about Tanlac, just let them
see Les Booth."
Tanlac is for oils' by all good
druggists. Accept w substitute.
Over 40 million bottles sold.
When a man loses
anything else he
advertises for it,
but when he loses
his head he stops
Tanlac   Vegetable Ptllp 1.1 constipation.
Smokeless Locomotive
Built of wood at the Angus Shops, this full sixeti model of one of the latest
type locomotives was designed originally as a feature of the dinner
decorations at the Chateau Frontenac on the occasion of the Quebec conference of the Canadian Pacific Railway officers. Equipped with bell,
whistle and electric lights, not a bolt or bar ia lacking to mar the illusion
which is that of a perfect engine coming through the wall against whicb
it is placed. The headlight holds a portrait of E. W. Beatty, president of the
Canadian Pacific. At the Toronto Exhibition, August 23rd to September
tto, thb) model will be given • prominent porfthm is tbe CemP*mr*a«amMt.
Don't Lose
The Finer the Tea
the richer the flavor.
is the finest,   therefore is  always
more delicious than ordinary tea. Try it.
News of the Gity
Tbe remains of tbe late Frank
Hartinger, wbo died suddenly of a
stroke in Ge many about six weeks
ago, arrived in the city on Thursday morning's train, aDd tbe funcr-s
al will be beld at 2:30 o'clock on
Sunday afternoon. The late Mr.
Hartinger was a pioneer of Grand
Forks, and be bas been closely associated witb tbe delevopment nf
tbe city since its birtb, He was
progressive and erected some of tbe
most substantial buildings in tbe
city. At tbe time of bis deatb be
was proprietor of the Grand Forks
hotel. He is snrvived by bis widow
and a son and a daughter, botb
Tbe report that reached tbe city
last Friday evening to theeffect tbat
Ernest Miller, former member from
Grand Forks riding in the legislature, bad paseed away al bis bome
in Victoria, seems to bave beeu
very mucb exaggerated. A later report says tbere is an improvement
in Mr. Miller's condition. We sincerely hope that the last report hae
moie foundation to it tban tbe first
one bad.
thirty cases of liquor were carried
away The thieves gained an entrance into the store by cutting a
bole iu the ceiling of the center
room. No arrests bave yet been re"
The Luukwell rauch of twentyx
livo acres was sold this week to J
VV. Green, of Bosalind, Alta. Mi*.
Greeu will move to his newly-
acquired property next month with
iiis family. The eale was arranged
by 8. T, Hull.
A oouvtutiou of Conservative dele
gales will be held in Peaticton on
Thursday next for the purpose of
selecting a candidate to contest tbe
forthcoming fedeial by election in
the Yale constituency.
At the request of His Excellency, Lord Byng, Governor
General of Canada, and with
the advice of the Gity Council
and the School Board, I d0
proclaim Monday, September
loth, 1924, a Civic Holiday
and would request ■■■hat all
good   citizens    observe    the
Calvin Hopper, of Greenwood, is
a gatint in tbe Grand Forks hospital. 	
jirtnougn Ailcrta only De:ame a
g*C©rince eighteen years ago, its
population has increased fourfold,
While the grain yield hus increased
twentjrfold. The total agricultural
products of Alberta in 1928 were
Worth $228,000,000.
We will handle your Fruit and
Vegetables for 10 per cent or
buy it outright. Write us for full
Aid. J. B. McDjnald bas been
spending tue present week in Trail,
where he is iuterested in a building
Jobn McKit1, member-elect for
Grand Forks Greenwood, made a
trip to Peutieiun on Tuesday,
Chairman Laws of tbe Grand
Forks sohool botrd is attending the
annual convention of Biitish Columbia school trustees at Kamloops
this week.
Tbe government liquor store at
Greenwood was broken into on
Wednesday  nigbt   by burglars and
Bernard Lequime, Midway eaw-
milln.an was in tbe city on Tuesday. *
Sea'ad bids will be received by the
unpeisigned till Monday, September
22nd, ut 5 1' M , for the purchase or
rental of tint warehouse tit the. Granby
smelter site.
The scheme for the settlement of
British emigrants in Canada may
assume a new aspect as a result of
the presence in London, England, of
the Hon. J. A. Robb, Canadian Minister of Immigration. Canada favors the movement of entire families to Canada from Great Britain,
nather than that of single men.
Among Hie biggest muscalunges
caught this year was one landed at
the Canadian Pacific Railway's
BVeneh Kiver (Ont.) Bungalow
Camp, by Samuel Franklin, Southern Sales Manager of Claflins, Inc.,
New York City. Mr. Franklin had
a light tackle and had never hooked
a lunge before. He had a hard
fight to secure the fish, which
tipped the scale at 38% pounds.
A total of 18,743 Canadians,
most of them native-born, has been
repatriated from- the United States
during the months of April, May
and June, according to figures
announced by the Department of
Immigration. During these three
months 58,425 persons immigrated
to Canada, which represented an increase of 12,292 over the same pa-
Hod of last year.
Another Canadian Railroad Record
I UnloMlna new rail from a flat car.   i ix -Juna-lJasi Pacific Mi.ikir.iln.   3 Placing anew rail unit.   4 Throwing the old rail to the
outalde oi the track. Note how the wheel* ace edging the old metal over the new.
Although Canada owes its prosperity, and even its
national life to the Railroads which stretch across
the Dominion and send feeders north and south into its
rich agricultural and mining countries, the Railroad
history of the country does not yet cover fifty years.
In their short existence, however, Canadian Railways
have progressed, and been so forced to meet the increasing
demands and requirements of the country that their
development has been extraordinarily rapid. Not only
were the engineers employed by the Canadian Pacilic
compelled to press the laying of steel to the Pacific at a
pace hitherto unknown, regardless of the many difficulties
and obstacles which they encountered both on the
plains and in the Rockies which were once thought impassable, but competition with other lines and the
demand of the travelling public for service, comfort and
convenience has stimulated the activities of the operating departments to such an extent that in the matter
of equipment and service railroads in this Dominion are
not surpassed on the continent.
Experiences gained in "construction dayj" were not
lost, nor has the standard of efficiency which signalized
the Canadian engineer been lowered, and today Canadians claim to be the world's leaders in railway construction maintenance and operation.
Using unusual and effective methods, the Canadian
Faafic recently laid over 100 miles of 100 pound rail at
wa rate of a mile or more an hour securing total daily
mileages up to 10 miles and over and thus t*stab!i«hiii-?
*nother record.  This while the road was under heavy
traffic. First came the train *»/ith the now rail. By means
of special handling appliances the rails were distributed
along the track, outside tbe old steel. Following the
distribution of the new steel, the rails were picked up by
a special gang, set up end to end, and bolted into two
rail units. Next, the inside spikes were pulled by a gang
detailed off.for this work, and the old rails were pushed
in towards the centre of the track. The new rail was
then lifted into place and spiked down against the
shoulder of the old tie plates before being bolted into one
continuous stretch. This ensured that the alignment and
surface of the track remained undisturbed. The new tie
plates were inserted later.
Perhaps the most interesting operation was the
moving of the old rail to the outside of the track where it
could be picked up by the salvage train. The discarded
steel was not unbolted, being one continuous piece, sometimes half a mile in length. The end of this rail was
thrown outside the new track and as a heavily weighted
truck was pushed slowly by a powerful engine, bo the
phlanges on its foremost wheels shoved the old rail over
the new to the outside of the track — a simple operation,
but one which, in course of a few years saves the Company thousands of dollars. As a matter of fact, this system of re-laying track, practised first by the Canadian
Pacific on the Megantic Subdivision, has attracted the
attention of railroad officials all over the continent,
many of whom have sent representatives from as far
away as Texas to secure first hand knowledge of it and
the spec-al unloading equipment used.
ere an
a Tlr
It is anticipated that English or-
dor- for Canadian wool will exceed
1,01)0,000 pounds this j-far, which
will be a considerable Increase over
the business of 1928, amounting to
700,000 pounds.
Definite advice has been received
at Victoria, B.C., that the Japanese
training squadron, consisting of
the "Kishima," "Asma" and
"Azuma" will visit Victoria during
the winter. The squadron will.
leave Japan early in December, following the annual fall manoeuvres.
Approximately 60 per cent, or
1,252,604 of the population of
Western Canada live on occupied
farms. Of the balance, 474,516 live
in its 20 cities and towns of over
2,500 and 228,962 in 3,309 small
tu\v:.j and villages of 2,600 or
The work of re-ballasting the
main line of the Canadian Pacifit
between Montreal and Toronto (the
Lake Ontario shore line) has Just
bcen completed. Nearly 2,000,00*
tons of crushed rock, or about 36,-
000 carloads, were used in this operation. Officials state that the roadbed is now as excellent as it can ha
made and second to none in the
Successful strawberry culture 300
miles north of the international
boundary has been proven possible
by R. A. Gordon, of Edmonton,
Alta. One hundred plants brought
from Ontario wintered well, blossomed heavily and produced a prolific crop of well-formed, fine-flavored fruit with rich color and flavor. Mr. Gordon has likewise had
much success with cherries, wild
plums and crab apples.
Steady progress has been mads
by the macaroni industry in Canada during the past decade. The
Bureau of Statistics reports that,
whereas the Dominion imported
nearly 7,000,000 pounds in pre-war
days, it imported only 1,096,000
pounds and exported 2,229,006
pounds in 1923. Nine factories,
with a capitalization ol $878,000,
Bow operate in Canada, with an
aggregate output approximating
11,500,000 pounds.
Whaling operations off the coast
of British Columbia this season
have been very successful. Four
stations and six or seven whalers
are working. Some of the vessels
have secured 30 head so far this
year. Whale oil is selling well fn
England, while whale meat, canned,
is an established commodity in West
Africa, the entire British Columbia
whale meat pack of last year having been sold there.
c^lways Fresh
Our stock ot Staple and Fancy Groceries is
constantly moving from our shelves to the consumers.    It therefore has no  time  to become
Phone 25
11' brings the whole oountry for miles around within easy roach.
Have you suou the new moduli? They're as -rrueoful nH swallows! As
biiijlit as new coin! Ai weatherproof us a duck? Automobilo .Stuel
II • iriii'-.s. Frame of English Suainloss Htuul Tubing. Hard Maple
Itiiui. Hercules lirako. Evorytliiug oomplete; Itoal Quality. Real
Value,  limy Tonns,  We aro tbo people to mount you right.
J. R. MOOYBOER ^&%$g%T
Open Saturday Even ings Till 10 o'Cloek
Ship Your Cream to
The Kettle Valley
Creamery Go.
We pay the highest price aud assure
you th*> most accurate test. Give your
local creamery your trade.
Arrangements for the re-building
of the old wing of the Chateau Lake
Louise, the Canadian 'Pacific's
charming hotel in the heart of the
Canadian Rockies, are already under way. The contract has been
awarded to Carter-Halls Aldinger,
of Winnipeg, and Barrot and Black-
ader are the architects. The building will have a greater number ef
guest and public rooms than existed
in the one which preceded it, as the
hotel is now too small for the
erowds which visit it. The work Ib
to be completed in time for next
season. It will be recalled that the
old wing of the Chateau wns de-
atroyed by firs some months ago,
Marquis wheat, originated at ths
Dominion Experimental Farms and
now world famous, has successfully invaded South America, being
grown in the Argentine Republic
last year with results that, according to authorities there, exceeded
the expectations of the most optimistic advocates of the grain. Further shipments of seed are being
made to the Argentine by the Canadian  Seed Growers'  Association.
One of the most diverse and interesting aggregations of passengers ever assembled in Canada left
Montreal for Europe on August
20th aboard the Canadian Pacific
liner Minnedosa. It included Majors S. de Beires and Brito Pais,
who recently flew from Lisbon to
Macao, China, a large party of
scientists returning from the recent
convention of the British Association for the Advansiement of Science
at Toronto, Colonel Geo. Ham,
genial and internationally known
"ambassador of the Canadian Pacific" and "Soldier" Jones, Canadian heavyweight boxes-.
■TPHE vulue ol well-
pmi ted, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
else wh 'ire.
Wedding invitations
Uail programs
Busin ;es cards /
Vi*'''ng cards
Sh'i " ing tags
Price lists
New Type
JLate it Style
, Faces
Transfer Cont pany
City Baggage and General
Coal,   Wood andj?Ice
for Sale
Office  at |R.  F.  Petrie's Store
Phone 64
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honiag a Specialty*
Colombia Avenue and        /
take Sireet /t
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yalb Horia,  First- i iikktJJ
-eina-tad Or
•ars ot aa*.
Vaoant, unreserved,
'iown landa may ba ire-e
British subjeots over M yea
ind bf aliens an d-aslarfng Intention
to (Meant British subjeota, oondl-
ional upon residence, 'oooupatlon,
ind Improvement for aa-rtoultural
Full Information concerning r*sj-i-
atlona regarding pre-emptieeja is
srlven ta Bullttln No. 1, Land Series,
How to Pro-ampt Land," ooplee st
.hlc*-, oan ba obtained free of oharge
■y add re »a Ing tba Department of
■untie, Victoria, B.O, or ta any Oov-
nment Agent
Records will be (ranted covering
.niy land suitable tor agricultural
imposts, and wbioh ls not timber-
land. Le-, carrying; over 5(000 board
(aet par aore west of tha Ooaat Bant*
and 8,0M feet per acre east of that
Applications for pre-emptions ara
■ be arf.l-esced to tba Land Com-
■ ll-y-ioner of tho Land Recording Dl-
•laion, In whioh the land applied far
.'a situate.!, and are mane on printed
' mis,  co-iIm of which can be eb-
ulued from the Land Commissioner.
Pro-emFMons must be occupied for
nre rears and Improvements mada
io value cf $10 per acre, Including
clearing and cultivating at least five
sores, before ft Crown Grant can be
■.cil veil.
STut mora detailed Inforn jtion saa
.he    Bulletin     "How    tn    Fl-e-empt
aii i.i k hi ions are received for p> x*
base of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
for ajrHcnlturnl purposes minimum,
price of tlr. t-<.iuns (arable) lnnd it It'.
per aore, and second-class (graslng)
ind R6Q per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands ls given ln Bulletin
Ne. 10, Isfuid Series, "Purehaae and
Leaae of down Lands.!' '
Mill, f-tctory, ot Industrial sites on
Umber land, not exceeding 40 acrea,
may ba purchased or leased, tha conditions Including payment of
Unsurveyed areaa, not exceeding 10
acres, may be leased as homeeltea,
conditional upon a dwelling being
oreoted In the first year, title being
obtainable after resilience and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
For erasing and   Industrial    purposes areas not exceeding 640 aorea
may ba leased by one person ar a
Under tbe Oraalng Aot tba Province Is divided Into grazing districts
and the range administered under a
Grazing        Commissioner.       Annual
-raring permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
o established owners. Stock-owners
nay form   associations    for    range
'inagement.   Free, or partially fraa,
■mlu  are  available   for    settlers,
ir.ipers   and   tr-vellers,   up   to   tan
■ ■■nd. •***


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