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 GRAND FORKS LTt
the center of Orand Forks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the oity.
1
Kettle ValUy Orchardist
(0)
THF SHIM isthefavoritenews-
J. Illi tjCLl papfir of the citizens
of the district. It is read by more
people in the city and valley than any
other paper because it is fearless, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
neutral.
TWENTY-SECOND YEAR—No 9
GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY,   DECEMBER 29, 1922
"Tell me what yuu Kuuwis true:
II can guess aa well as you.
81.00 PER FEAR
SESSION OF THE
CITY COUNCIL
Nearly All the Departments Kept Well Within
Their Estimates During
the Past Year
Mayor Hall and all the aldermen
were present at the regular meeting
of tbe oity council od Monday even
ing.
The treasurer reported having received from the provincial government a cheque for $709.96, being
tbe city's share of tbe pari mutual
tax.
The council decided to dispense
with the services of the city librari*
an from the 1st of January.
Tbe chairman of the finance
com it it tee gave a sbort statement of
the expenditures of the different
departments, which showed a small
amount of expenditure io excess of
the estimates in tbe board of worka
aod water aDd ligbt departments,
tbe other departments keeping well
within tbeir estimates. A deposit
to tbe sinkiog fund of some (7500
made possible the payment of de«
Dentures amounting to 120,800
which had matured during tbe
year.
Permission was granted • to C.
Fisher to have electricity furnished
to him by tbe West Kootenay Power
& Light company over city lines,
any incidental cost to be borne by
Mr. Fisher.
Permission was granted to Wm.
Brunner to remove trees io street allowance in plan 1339 on condition
that all hrueh be cleared away.
Tbe council ordered $500 out of
the provincial government's liquor
profits sta nt to be turned over to
the Qrand Forks hosdital.
An option was granted Mr. Hors-
ley on the generator and turbine at
the Oranby smelter, a deposit of
$25 being accepted on the same.
A tax sale bylaw was introduced
and put tbrough its initial stages.
A number of|accouDts were ordered to be paid.
Tbe council adjourned to Friday
evening, January 5, as per notice in
another part of tbis issue, when a
statement of tbe ctty finances will
made.
Dompier, Oeorge Hadden, Jessie Alx
len Ethel Mayo, Arthur Morrison,
John Santano, Antone DeWilde.Glen
Murray, Pete Santano, Helen McKin»
non, Winnie Smith, Donald McKinnon.
DIVISION IV.
Senior Third A—Mabel Hobbins,
Bernita Ahern, Laird McCallum,
Vera Boots, Llewelyn Price, lmer
Scott, Lilian Pell, John Kingston,
Alice Deporter, James Hardy, Louise
McPherson, Agnes McKenzie, Wilhelmina DeWilde, Reggie Mudie,
Byron Weir, Edward Cook, Jim Mil*
Ier, Freda Lyden, Eugene McDougail,
Oordon Massie, Jigi Mourelli. Goon
gina Grey, Fred McKie, Eileen
Weber, Walter Ronald.
Senior Third B—Francis O'Keefe,
Dorothy Jones, Herbert Dompir.Eric
Clark, Walter Manson, Alice Dacre.
division v.
Senior Third B—Betty McCallum,
Albert Kinnie,Lily McDonald, Thur-
low Cummings, Gladys Pearson, Char.
lotte Acres, Jean Clark, Hazel El-
liott,Elizabeth Mooyboer, Patsy Cook,
Charlie Robertson, Fred Mason, Norman Cooke, Selma Laing, Ruth Webster, Roy Walker, Mike Morelli,
Harry Nucich, Oeorge Priest, Leo
Gowans.
Senior Third A—Jean Love, May
Hobbins, Carl Hansen, Colon Graham,
Raymond Dinsmore, Marvin Bailey,
Robert Foote, Ernest Hutton, Florx
ence Rird, Elvera Colarch, Katherine
Henniger, Harry Anderson, Harold
Helmer, Everett Biddiecome Ian
Clark, Nellie Berry, Roy Cooper,
Childo Pisacreta, Beverley Benson,
Evelyn Innes, Catherine Gowans,
Publishers Beware
\ MORE .S(}*it\-D0> TBEHIND't'r'
It is rumored that defeated ex-ministers will
spend their leisure in writing their reminiscences.
STANDING  OF PUPILS
The following is the standing of the
pupils of the Qrand Forks Central
School, in order of merit, as based
upon work done and tests held during
the months of November and Decomn
ber:
pkinoipal's class.
Ciarence Truax, Winnifred Savage,
Bertha Mulford, Jeannette Kidd,
Edith Matthews, Marjorie Fisher,
William Foote, Helen Mills, Faye
Walker, Earl Fitzpatrick, George
Tutt, Erma Laing, Frank Oordon,
Lome Murray, Wesley Clark, Joan
Smythe, Darwin Ahern, George Macs
Arthur, Marguerite Stevenson, Ernest
Hadden, Pauline Mohler, Marion
McKie, Arthur Hesse, Harry Acres,
Rapert Snllivan, Annie Bowen, Ellen
McPherson, Henry Beid, Alex Cum
ming, Fred Galipeau. Not ranked
because of absence: Jack Stafford,
Eleanor Bradley, Kenneth Massie,
Lydia Colarch, Harry Cooper, Ruth
Helmer, James Innes.
Division II omitted,
DIVISION III.
Parma Cooper, Irene Jeffery, Ruth
Pyrah, Herbert Omtuanney, Clarence
Fowler, Dorothy Kidd, Wai ton Vant,
Willie Henniger. Edna Wiseman, Bruce
Brown, Edmund Crosby, Martha Ot
terbine, Ruby Savage, Daniel Mc
Dougall, Jessie Ross, Helen Nystrom
Ruth Savage, Alex McDougail, Eugene Fitzpatrick, Edmund Euerby.
Lilia Frechette, Linden Beuson.John
DIVISION VI.
Junior Third A—Fred Smith, Ralph
Smyth, Marie Kidd, Maay Kingston,
Lewis Brew, Edward Wright, Delbert
Kirkpatrick, Helen Morgan, Lydia
Mudie, Nathan Clark, Louis Santano,
Elaine Burr, Vina Boots, Lee Maurelli, Mildred Patterson, Edith Patterson.
Junior Third B—Harold Jackson,'
Vilmer Holm, Elsie Egg, Zelma Larama, Marjorie Taylor, Ellen Hansen,
Rosamond Bucban, Jack Acres, Sereta
Hutton, Euphy McCallum, Helen
Beran, G'adys Smith, Ernest Daniel-
son, Earle Bickerton, Arvid Anderson
Clarence Hardy, Mary Kuftinoff.
DIVISION TII.
Junior Third B—Bernice Donaldson, Ernest Crosby,Violet McDougail,
Margaret Kingston, Marjorie Otterbine, Bruce McDonald, Peter Vatkin,
Elsie Scott, Edna Wenzel, Aleck
Hobbins, Madeline McDougail, Billy
Tutt, Agnes Winter, Evelyn Collins,
Charlie McLeod, Michael McDonough
Vera Zbitnoff.
Seuior Second—Margaret McCal
lum, Melvin Glaspell, Chester Bonthron, Peter Jmayoff, Charlie Hark
ness, Ethel Massie, Donald Ross,
Winnifred Truax, Lizzie Shkuratoff,
Clarence Henderson, Ruth Boyce,
Louise Dompier, George Kuzin,
Ronald McKinnon, Edmond Miller,
May Waterman. Elsie Ogloff.
DIVISION VIII.
Junior Second—Laura Canfleld,
Winnifred Lightfoot, Hillis Wright,
Jessie Sweezey, Dorothy Liddicoat,
Florence McDougail, Richard Michener, Bessie Berry, Harry Murray,
Mildred Smith, Harold Bailey, Joe
Lyden, Alma Frechette, John Mc
Donald, Harold Montgomery, Elsie
Prudhomme, Mazie Henderson, Hazel
Mason, Marguerite McDonald, Winnie
MoNiven, Helen Pell, Charles Egg,
James Allan, Eleanor Lindley, Clara
Wrightl Qeorge Savage, Oarnett
Boots, Daisy Malm, Fred Zbitnoff,
Evelyn Cooper, Mildred Anderson,
Ethel Graham, Ernest Fitzpatrick,
June Choo, Thomas Mudie, Laura
Maurelli, Fred Wenzel, Angelo Colarch, Annie Elosoff, Joe Nucich,
George Bird, Mary Pisacreta, Christine Brew, John McLeod, Sheila
Rylett.
DIVISION IX.
First Reader—Walter Sherstobetoff
May Jones, Alex Shkuratoff, Tony
Santano, Margaret Smith, Clayton
Patterson,Irene Bickerton,Roy Clark,
James Robertson, Jack Mulford, Rod
erick Kavanagh, Robert Murray,
George Steele, Windsor Miller, Agnes
Ahern, Mary McKinnon, Peter De
Wilde, Laura Sweezey, Andy Pisa
ercta.
Second Primer— Katie Dorner,
Mary Dorner, Alex Woods. John
Baker, Jean Murray, Albert Euerby,
Delwin Waterman, Marabell Elliott,
Josephine Ruzicka, Grace McLeod,
George O'Keefe, Polly Vatkin.Craw-
ford.McLennan, Eyrtle Kidd, Albert
Deporter, John  Berry.
DIVISION X.
Second Primer—Harry Hanson,
Bruce Harkness, Isabel Huffman,
Chester Hutton, Shepherd Boyce,
Edna Scott, Kathleen Davis, Ethel
Boots, Norman MacDonald, Mary
Reiben, Victor Rella, Peter Reiben,
Florence Smith, Edmund McDonough
Bill Harkoff, Nick Pisacreta, Eugene
Dompier, Elsie Kuftinoff.
First Primer—Alberta Biddiecome,
TeresaFrankovitch, WinnifredO'Keefe
Felice Schaff, Florence MacDonald,
Dorothy Innes, Gordon Mudie, Dolo-
res;Kirkpatick, Ernest Angliss, Bar«
bara Love, Johnny Elosoff, Lola Ogloff, Alice Bird, Wilma Davis, Phyllis
Simmons, Lena Pisacreta, Nels Anderson.
DIVISION XI.
Receiving Class — Lola Hutton,
Willie Gowans, J unin Danielson.Mona
Rylett, Jean MacDonald, Grace MacDonald, Eunice Patterson, George
Ronald, Marian Colarch, Janet Mason, Alice McDonough, Veronica
Kava, Alden Zbitnoff, Benjamin
Rella, Donald'Massie, Jack McDonald, Alice Schaff, Howard Bryant,
Jimmie Graham, Lindsay Clark. Helen
Harkoff, Florence Helmer.
larger number of boys. Those at the
camp reported a good time and plenty
of good eats.    ..
The financial standing of the troop
is fairly well established,but does not
permit us to enter into any special
program. The troop aacounts have
been audited.
The following proficiency badges
have been won during the year: Ambulance badges, 7; swimmer badges,
4; naturalist badges, 10, and musician
badge' 1.
Vancouver, $21,000; Omin(ica,877,«
000; Prince Rupert, #63,500; Revelstoke, $35,500; Richmond, $10,000;
Rossland, $7,000; Saanich, |G,000;
Similkameen, $41,000; S'ocan,,$.'!»,-
000;SouthOkanagan,«;«,000;,Sorith
Vancouver, $8,900;Trail, 837,500;
Yale, $43,000; total, 81,326,500.
Railway News
Winnipeg.— The principal officers
of the Cana;' .: -, Pacific Railway at
Winnipeg enlortajned Major Wm.
Kirkpatrick at dinn'ir at lho Royal
Alexandra Hole! prior to his departure for Montreal whore he assumes the duties of the now office
fc» which he has been promoted as
general foreign freii ht agent in
charge of ocean son ice.
REPORT OF BOY
SCOUT WORK 1922
When the Troop was formed at the
end of November, 1921. there were
about flfty boys on the register. The
attendances were then about thirty-
five to forty every week and kept up
fairly regularly until the summer
months. During the hot wenther the
numbers dwindled—even at bathing
parades—so much that it became
necessary to discontinue the meetings
for two months.
The Troop has now about twenty*
five members on the roll, but the attendances are proportionally much
better, nearly touching 90 per cent
weekly.
Some twenty-four boys passed their
Tenderfoot tests within the first two
months and there are now seven boys
who have reached the standard of
2nd Class Scouts.
The Troop is very muoh indebted
to Dr. Truax, who has taken a considerable amount of time and trouble
over teaching the troop first aid, bandaging, etc. Tho troop has also had
assistance from Dr. Kingston, Mayor
Hull, J. P, Griffith, J. Berry, Mr,
Mudge and others,
Tbe routine work has been carried
on regularly by Scoutmaster P. S.
Thompson' and Assistant Scoutmaster C  S. Clarke.
The building which has been known
as Scout Headquarter, was kindly
lent to the troop by Mr. Mcintosh
without charge, and the city has let
them have the light on similar  terms.
During the spring and summer
months a number of all-day or half-
day hikes were undertaken. These
were not as well attended as might
havo been expected, but those who
were present got through a creditable
amount of useful work.
A summer camp was held at Christina lake in conjunction with troops
from Rossland and Midway, This
camp was only attended by six Grand
Forks Scouts, although the smaller
troops of the two other places   sent a
The Hope Section of
Transprovincial Road
Victoria, Dec. 26.—The provincial government plans to commence
the construction of the transprovin
eial highway from Hope east early
next year, it was announced in the
legislature on Wednesday by Hon.
W. D. Sutherland, minister of pab
lie works, wben the estimates were
brought up in tbe bouse for the
public works department. It was
explained by Hon. Dr, Sutherland
thai survey gangs under Engineer
W. K. Gwyer have been at work on
the western end of the Hope-Princ >h
ton route.
Hon. Mr. Sutherland recently
made a personal survey of the
routes, accompanied by Engineer
Gwyer. They travelled over the
Cleveland survey for twenty-five to
thirty miles on through the Allison
pass at an altitnde of 4400 feet, then
striking the Dewdney trail and foi
lowing it into Hope.
As to the probable route of the
highway, it is assumed from Dr.
Sutherland's statement tbat for
twenty five or thirty miles it will
follow tbe Dowdney trail, take the
Allison pass and tben strike the
Cleveland survey twenty-flve miles
west of Princeton. This would involve the utilization of part of Ihe
King route and one-third of each of
the other routes aod tbe lower altitude of Allison pass.
It was pointed out by W. A. Mc
Kenzie, member for Similkameen,
tbat for the first twenty fiveto thirty
miles east of Hope is a good grade
well built and so well preserved tbat
a motsr car can go over part of it
now.
Lethbridgre.—The requirements of
♦he Canadian Pacific Railway for
pen lor construction work on the
Foremost line, has helped out the
labor situation in the city very materially. About 80 men have been
placed on this job through the locai
ffoyemment bureau, but in spite of
this MM names appear on  the idle
"Leftbrrdge is doing better than
most ot the western cities," said
Bupt. Thomas Longworth. "We ars
placing a few men right along, ths
C. P. H. helping us out greatly."
LethhWdge. — The Lethbridge
"Herald" say*: "Miss Doris Carter,
of Del Boaita, drove into Magrath on
November ., to meet her little
cousin who had travelled from Vancouver, in charge of the conductor
of the C. P. R." It speaks well fot
Hie efficiency of the railway author!-
ties, that a little girl of 11 years of
age could travel so far alone in
safety. Thanks are also due to the
kindness of the Travellers' Aid, who
took the child in charge at Calgary
and Lethbridge.
Fort William.—That Fort William
l( rapidly getting into her pe-war
stride again was shown by statistics
gives out to-day by Building Inspector McNamara. Before ths
year doses, tke building permits
for the 12 mouths will have reached
$1,800,000.
Up to November 22 the total value
of building permits issued for thlt
rear is $986,486, to which will bs
added in a few days a permit for
the building of another unit to ths
Canadian Pacific Railway coal dock
on Island No. 2, which will rua Into
hundreds of thousands of dollars.
St. John,—Eighteen members of
the C. P. R. Investigation Department who are on duty at Sand Point
during the winter season have arrived in tne city. Others are expected, and with the cessation of
port activities at Montreal and ths
shipment of all remaining freight
from warehouses the full detective
force will be transferred to this dty.
fation offi-
urirtg ths
The same corps of investigation <
A wise man's country   isthat one
ni wbi h he is happiest
Appropriations for
Provincial Roadwork
By districts fbo votes for roads
and trails next year are: Alberni,
$47,500; Atlin, *35.000; Cariboo,
$71,000; Chilliwack, $34,500; Col
umbia, $38,700; Comox, £58,500;
Cowichan, 140,500; Cranbrook,$50,-
500; Delta, $21,500; Dewdney,
$40,000; Esquimalt, $29,000; Fernie, $35,000; Fort George, $75,500;
Grand Forks, $23,500; Greenwood,
$24,000; Islands, $33,000; Kamloops, $76,000; Kaslo, $33,000;
Lillooet, $55,600; Nanaimo, $13,-
000; Nelson, $2,500, Newoastle,
$21,500; New Westminster, $1,800;
North  Okanagan,  $52,000; Norjh
summer season and here at thc winter port, and as the respective ports
gradually open or close the C. P. S.
police are transferred as the changing conditions warrant.
Moose Jaw.—Approximately five
thousand bags of second-class mail
are being handled in Moos* Jaw at
the Canadian Pacific Railway depot
every day by froveynment transfer
agents. The greater part comes from
eastern points and the United States.
The volume of the mail began te
increase about two months ago, corresponding with the commencement
of threshing operations, nnd it has
steadily ip-own in proportion to ths
present time and it is not expected
that the increasing tendency wil
cease until after thc turn of the yea*.
In addition to the mail actually
handled here by the transfer men,
baggage cars crammed full of second-class matter nre dally passing
through the dty for points furthet
west.
In Competition With Ontario and New Brunswick, the British Columbia Product Held Its
Own
Vanoouver, Due. 26.—Dr S. F.
Tolmie, M P., returned to tbe oast
on Siturday afte: attending the
Royal Winter fair hald io ths new
Uolliseurn at Toronto.
"It was the greatest siock show I
ever saw and was probably the
greatest ever held on the continent,"
said tbe ex-minister of agriculture.
There were 113 carloads more
stock at this show than at tbe Na
tional exhibition last August, The
building in which it was held covers
eight and ontvhalf acres and the atx
tendance of the public was tremendous."
In the apple show the products of
British Columbia made a highly
creditable sbowiog, he said, in com ■
petition witb Ontario and New
Brunswick.
The ex-minister, who haa a stock
farm oo the outskirts of Victoria,
stated that he has decided to em«
bark in the Jersey business, baviou
brought bome wilh bim 36 head of
pure bred Jersey cattle from, tbe
famous^-Waikiki farm of Jay P,
Graves near Spokane.
Montreal.—A new week-end table
letter service is announced by the
Commercial Cable Company, connecting with the Canadian Pacific
Telegraphs. The announcement will
be of great interest to those whe
have frequent use for cables te
Great Britain, as it sets forth a considerably lower rate for messages
over the Commercial Company!
cables.
Tbe rates are effective immediately
to Bradford, Bristol, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, and
Newcaslle-on-Tyne.
From Ontario and Eastern Provinces thc new rate is $1.20 for a minimum of 20 words, and 6r for eaeh
additional  word.
From Manitoba: $2.20 for the flTst
20. words, and 10c for each additional
WOTd.
From Saskatchewan and Western
Provinces: $2 20 for first 20 words,
and lie for each additional word.
To other points in the British Isles
the rate will be: from Ontario and
Eastern Provinces, $1.80 for the first
20 words, and 8c for each additional
word.
From Manitoba": $2.40 for the first
20 words, and 12c for eacb additional
Boy Scout News
First  Grand Forks Troop
Boy Scouts
Owing to the reduced membership
of the troop, all members of the
paDther, coyote and lynx patrols
will be absorbed ioto the four remaining patrols. The result of ihe
ballot held last Wednesday was as
follows: 1st H. Acres, wolf (18);
2nd W. Foote, eagle (16); 3rd K.
Campbell,owl (10); 1th E. Hadden,
bulldog (13),
Duties—December 30 to January
5, wolf patrol; next for duty, eagle.
Parades—Sunday,31st December,
church parade to Methodist church;
meet at Scout H.Q. at 7 p.m, Tues"
day, January 2, lantern lecture at
Methodist church; meet at Methodist church at 7 p.m. All members
bers of the troop are invited to at
tend both the above meetings.
Friday, Oil), at 7:30 p.m., usuul
weekly parade at usual place.
mber of the
coyote patrols
must make a.special effort to attend
tbe parade uu Friday, Sill, so as to
make suro thut he is allotted to a
patrol in wbioh ho himself is satis-
lied that he can work to the best advantage.
Promotions—To Tenderfoot,
Warde; to 2nd Class Scouts,
Acres, J. Clark, G. McCallum,
Truax and E,  Woodland.
Awards—Ambulance badge,
McCallum, E. Beid, C, Truax
E,  Woodland.
Notice—Kvery    me
panther,   lynx   und
H.
H.
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G.
md
From Saskatchewan and Wwtern
Provinces: $2.60 fer the flrst 20
words, and Uc ior aaeb additions*
Would Not Bc Shuffled Oil
An old Scotchman, David Cordon,
was seriously ill and theie was little
hope of his recovery. Relatives had
wheedled him into making a will
I antl bad gathered at his bedside lo
watch him aa he laboriously signed
it. He got as far as D n-v-i and
then fell back exhausted.
"D, Uncle   David,  d,"   exhorted
ja nephew.
"Dee!" exclaimed   the   old   Scot
feebly but   with   indignation     "I'll
| oot dee until I'm ready,  ye   ivtri
oious wretch " THE   SUH,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
Wxt flkatti. Jteka Sum
AN  INDEPENDENT   NE.V, >A = E I
A. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER
SUBSCRIPTION RATES—PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)      1.50
Addresr ■" ~™"——:cations to
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Pho»b 101R Gkaud Fohks, B. CJ
OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE ANO LAKE STREET,
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2U, 1922
Notes and Notables
A coast uewrspaper is printing short installments of tno Bible ou its editoral page as a
special attraction-. Tbe editor claims they are
the most popular things that the paper prints,
and that subscribers read the installments as
eagerly as they would read chapters of a popular novel. Anrl their "news" feature undoubtedly appeals to many readers.
aticn to keep them going, whereas when they
were in private hands the taxes that they paid
to the state were among its most important
financial resources.
Railway grade crossings continue to take
their toll. Td the man who has not learn ed
that he must allow a margin of time for reasonable delays the approaching train seems
to be always a challenge for a race to the
crossing. Seasoned automobilists know that
delays of various kinds are inevitable, that
they must reckon the factor of safcty,and that
the approach of a railway crossing is noplace
for full speed ahead.
A French writer insists that man could live
twice as long as he usually tines if he would
abandon the notion that seventy or eighty
years if tho normal limit of life. Among other
interesting instances of longevity, ho refers to
a certain district in Chile where in a population of about thirty thousand there are more
than twenty persons who have reached the
remarkable age of one hundred and fifty
years.
The kelp of the Pacific coast, which often
grows to a length of one hundred feet, sometimes contain as much as 30 percent of potash,
one of the three substances necessary for fer
tizing the soil. It also contains a certain
amount of nitrogen and phosphoric acid, the
two other essentials. Since it i.s possible to
transplant desirable kinds of seaweed—the
Orientals have done it for centuries—an eastern suggests that enough fertilizing material
could be raisod on the Atlantic coast to revitalize the coastal farms.
Paris has sorneth ng new in the "spoken
journal" that it is planned to produce weekly
at the hall ol the Society'of Savants. The subscribers occupy the Hoor; the editors, who are
journalists, public men and scientific authorities, sit on the platform and one after another
discuss in a ten-minute talk the news of the
day in the different fields of human activity.
With the perfection of the radiotelephone,
"spoken" newspapers may become popular,
Your Heart's Dearire
In tho way of Jewolry can be candy
.satisfied if you como here. Wo carry
an up to-daio stock of tho most pop
ular novelties and the uowest and
most artistic designs in
Fine Jewelry
Come  in   and   seo our display and
make selections.
Our prices aro always inodorate.
J. C. TAYLOR
Jeweller and Optician
Bridge Street Grand Forks
A statistical philologist has, counted the
words in some of different languages of the
world. He finds that the English dictionaries
recognize 2(50,000 words, the German 80,000,
the Italian 75,000, the French 30,000, the
Turkish 22,500 and the Spanish 20,000. That
is a remarkable tribute to the abounding
vitality of the English language.    Mere abtui-
jivo  any  proof of
but it
does indicate the restless and boundless
energgy of the people who speak the language
and the great flexibility and power of expansion that lies within the language itself.
dance of course does  not gi
the literary excellence of a  language
A medical history of the Great War shows
that a bullet in the heart i.s not necessarity
sure death, as most persons suppose, \umer-
ous instances are cited of mon who suffered
such wounds and lived. One man even went
months before he was operated on. Then the
bullet was removed from the extremity of
his heart with forceps.
Fifty sheets of papyrus now being translate
at the University of Pennsylvania will reveal
how   Ptolemy   Philadelphia  levied  and col
lected taxes during his reign  in  Egypt.    The
taxes are said to have been so evenly distrib
uted that thoy brought tremendous  revenues
with no apparent hardship to any class.   On e
of the three scholars in the world capable   of
deciphering demotic characters, the shorthand
oi  hieroglyphics  used   for books, deeds  and
otlier such writings* is at work on the  parch
meuts.
Some months ago, when the ancient walls
of Canton, China, were razed to make room
for a street railway, contractors offered to do
the work for whatever treasure the walls
might contain. The work was divided among
several applicants, every one of whom discovered such quantities of ancient coin and ornaments hidden away in the walls that the work,
though done without other payment, was
profitable to him.
How much a farmer depends on rain can be
judged from the fact that under general farming conditions twenty inches of water are
necessary to raise a crop. Translate inches
into tons and we have the rather startling figure of 2270 tons of water necessary to grow
in acre of crops. A soaking rain that without
cos! will spread some two hundred tons of
water over every drought ridden acre is a boon
beyond reckoning.
Man learns slowly; sometimes it seems that
he does not learn at all. Six centuries ago the
famous traveler, Marco Polo, among other
proofs of the wisdom and the experience of
the Chi: ese, brought back to Europe this
ipiotat'ou from an ancient Chinese sage: ''In
olden times the emperors of China began to
issue paper money. One of the great ministers
got a great revenue by this scheme. But it
soon came about that for ten thousand bills
you could scarcely buy a bowl of rice. The
people were in misery, and the government
was ruined." How many rulers of the nations
—not to speak of the ioss instructed peoples
themselves—have not yet loarned the lesson
that this old Chinaman knew hundreds and
hundreds of years ago.
E.G. Henniger Go.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Limeand'Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
S. T. HULL
Established 1910
Real Estate and Insurance |
Resident Agent Grand Forka Townsite
Company, Limited
Farms      Orchards     City Property
Agouti at Nelson, Calgary, Winnipeg and |
other Prairie points. Vanoouver Agents:
PBNDBK INVESTMENTS
KATTKNISUKY LANDS LTD,
Kstablixhcil in 1910, wc are in a poatllo'll to I
iuralsh reliable information ooneerntng this I
district.
Write forties literature
GRAND FORKS
Transfer Company |
DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Props
City Baggage and General
Transfer
The American department af agriculture,
which has been experimenting with grass for
golf greens, has obtained best results from
pure strains of creeping bent, a grass of uniform color and even texture and one hat
stands wear well. It grows better by the
vegetative method than from seed. The
stolons, or runners, are cut up and spread on
the ground.
Among the reforms that Premier Mussolini
is considering is returning the railways, the
telephones and telegraphs, the tobacco fac
tbries and even the pistalseavicc to the hands
of private companies. Public operation nf all
tliose enterprises has built up so large and so
cosfly a system of small—and lazy—public
officials that they are a constant drain on the
finances of Italy. None ul' them pay their
way; it costs millions of lire every year in tax-
c/tneient History
Items Taken From The Qrand Forks Sun for the Corresponding
'Week Twenty Years Ago
Nunc of thu politicians appear to be anxious to trust
their necks in Mayor Holland's Noose-Gazette.
Tlio entire battery of four furnaces is uow in blast at
the Granby smelter.
If Foreman Barrett, of tlie Granby smelter, heard but
a fraction of the complimentary things which have been
said of his thoughtfulness in providing more comfortable
quarters for his mon durihg the inclement winter woather
he would feel amply ropaid for his trouble, and bo impelled, doubtless, to make, even further improvements.
Judas had a plan for a new party, The result is recorded
in Matthew, xxvii, b: "Judas went and hanged himsolf
Ever since that day organizers of new parties havo hanged
themselves—politically.
Billie, Doc Murray's favorite tlog, died last week and
was given a royal burial Billie bore the distinction of
being the bost kuowu dog in tho Boundary. The Hotel
Winnipeg poet laujeate is engaged in writing a lengthy
doggeral in commemoaation of the lad event.
Addison & Knapp have successfully completed their
contract for the erectioh of the V. V. .; E, passenger
depot in this city.
Coal,  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Offloe  at  R.  F.  Petrie's Store
Phone 64
Civic   Finances
*JLt an adjourned meeting ot the City Council
to be held in the Council Chamber January 5,
1923, at 8 p.m., a Statement of the Receipts and
Expenditures of the City for 1922 will be presented.
mjrfember? of the School Board, the Police
Commissioners antiall Ratepayers ate cordially
Invited to be present.
JOHN A. HUTTON.
City Clerk.
TOVE
Cooking Heating
Wood Coal
Electric Gasoline
OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT
MILLER & GARDNER
Complete Home Furnishers
C.V. Meggitt
Kcal lin lists- and Insurance
A   Prompt   Answer  Improves
Everybody's Telephone Service
Sometimes when you make a telephone
call, you do not get the numbers promptly. When you tell the operator, she says,
"I will ring them again."
Finally when you get the party wanted,
do you feel that the operator has not
given you prompt service, or do you realize that the person you called may not
have answered the telephone at once?
It will help to provide prompt  service*
for all if every subscriber will answer the
telephone as soon as the bell rings.
BRITISH COLUMBIA
TELEPHONE COMPANY
Tell The People
What   You   Have
to Sell
OHCHAKIM. FAUM   LANDS   ANO CITY
PHOPEHTY
Excellent faullltleefor telling your faring
We hnve aifeuta «* all Count and Pralrlo
Polnti
WB OAKHY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE.
UBALBR IN POLES, POSIS AND TIBS,
AND FABM PRODUCE
Reliable Information rmrunlinir tills illstrot
oheerfiilly furnished. We solicit your inquiries.
K. SCHEER
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
Dealer in
Havana Cigars* Pipes
Confectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
E. F. LAWS
BEAL ESTATE
&
INSURANCE
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PHONE 164
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b. f. laws:
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PICTURES
Ult, PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture Made to Order,
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering  Neatly    Don
R. G. MoCUTGHEON
ucwunnfl athoi
Counter
Check Books
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a. superior
grade of Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf stvles.
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western money in
the West.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
books.
The Sun
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Railway News
rtenfrcw, sVitarib— Mr. Ed. Williams, Canadian Pacific Railway
baggage master, who in addition to
his regular duties, takes care of the
flower garden which attracts so
much favorable comment from travellers over the line, has secured another triumph. Mr. Williams has
just been notified that his plot has
been awarded second prize in the
Quebec district, all of the depot gardens having been recently judged by
an official of the road. During the
past few years Mr. Williams has
carried off a number of first prizes
but the competition is growing keener year by year.
QUEBEC IN WINTER TIME
St. Thomas, Ontario—Work hai
been commenced on the construction
of an extension to the present C.P.R.
yards east of the cily, in the form
•f an 800-foot repair track at an expenditure of approximately $15,000.
The grading work which is being
done by Irwin and Son of this city,
was started recently. The extension
ia necessary to cope with the increased business and also to facilitate the repairing of cars. It is
also understood that the addition of
the new tracks will result in several more employees being added to
the C.P.R. repair gang.
A small track about 80 feet long
will also be erected alongside the
new tracks to be used in case of an
emergency. Tho new track will hold
at least forty cars. Four teams and
about twenty men are engaged in
rushing this work to completion.
Belfast, Ireland—For thc first
time on record a Canadian-bound
steamer sailed from Belfast Lough
conveying mails direct from the
Northern capital. The vessel was
the Canadian Pacific Railway Company's S.S. "Metagama," which, incidentally, was built in Belfast. The
vessel anchored off Kilrool and 2.'1
bags of mail, together with some
100 emigrants from Ulster, were
conveyed to it by the Harbor Commissioners' tug "Musgrave."
Hitherto it had been the practicu
te send the mails to Liverpool and
other ports, from which they were
despatched, but, acting on instruction! from the secretary of the Post
Office in London, the present system was introduced.
One of the passengers wns a fivc-
ycar-old child, from Dublin, whose
parentn are in Canada. The little
one was in charge of a matron who
handed it. over to the matron of the
"Metagama."
A Belfast "Telegraph" representative was shown over the "Metagama," and saw something of the
excellent arrangements made for
the comfort of passengers.
London, England — Major A.
Ewan Moore, London Manager of
the C.P.R. Department of Colonisation and Development, 62-65, Charing Cross, has received the following letter from their Brussels office:
"Dear Sir,—I beg to advise that
• certain Mr. Martin, Avenue des
Courses, Bruxelles, who has formerly resided in Canada, brought
ever by our Line in April of this
year a shipment of Canadian potatoes. They were planted soon after
arrival, at Boiafort, a suburb of
Brussels, where an exhibition of
kind products waa held on Sunday
last. A certain Mr. Lemmens planted 2 W acres with Moan tain Green
and Irish Cobblers. His crop
amounted to over 300,000 lbs.; one
plant bore 9 lbs. 2 oss., one potato
weighing well ever 2 lbs. This particular plant has been lent to us for
window display and has attracted a
great deal of attention. Mr. Martin
has 400,000 kilos of Canadian potatoes in Belgium, which are not to
be sold fer immediate consumption
bnt only for reproduction.—Yourg
rj tiury,
.     .4Ww^fcS»!M5V.A«ent"
(1)- Thi< i hai. nii Prontenao suuub sontlnel .iver Old Quel>«<:. (2)—The Toboggan slide
on Dufferin Terraoo, Quebec. (8 V—Bobsleighing ls a popular sport at Qnetipc (4)-
Quebee Skiing maid pauses to take In thi> beauty of her enrlrnnmcnt.
always a tittmg crown to ihe splendid
scene is now mnde still more io by the
addition nf a town lhat will double the
accommodation of this famous hotel.
I In a winter night there Is no more perfect scene. The thousand lights of thc
upper and lower town glint on thc snow
nnd above tliem all hang thc graceful
mrtlincs ;>f the Chateau, every lighted
window telling of thc comfort nnd gay-
ety that waits within.
The interior of the Chateau is in perfect keeping with the hli'orlc charm of
thc ancient city, while Its appointments
and cuisine are thc last word In com-
"ort and modern excellenc. It is orr
of those places where home comforts
are combined with the conveniences of
lhe up-to-date hgh class hotel.
Arrangements have been completed
for Quebec's program of winter sports
and as the season has set in with plenty
of snow thc program may bc said to
bc already under way^ A triple chute
toboggan slide has bcen erected to extend from the ton of citadel rock down
to the terrace and along to the main
OVER all thc world there's not another place like Quebec. Its
beauty and Its old-world charm Imve
made It famous everywhere. Three
hundred years have passed since first
it began to be, and each one of those
years has left its mark upon thc town
until It has become a storehouse of
Canadian history. Tt is a place for all
the world to visit, and yet it is, perhaps,
less well known to Canadians than il
is to Americans who every year conic
north to see it when summer suns bathe
its bold outlines, or when winter snows
crown thc lofty citadel and thc town's
many spires. It Is in winter that Quebec is at its best. At no other time is
it so characteristically Canadian or
so typically French and it is in winter
that Quebec most enthusiastically
throws open its doors to invite 'lie
world to sec how joyously splendid winter in Cinada can be.
Sitting high upon thc famous rock
and overlooking the wide sweep of the
St. Lawrence, and the snow covered
l.aurcntkn hills tht Chateau Frontenac,
entrance of the Chateau, and night
after night it is crowded with happy
parties of tobogganers. Thc skating
rink on thc terrace with its warm dressing rooms is a constant source of delight to guests and not a few of the
men have already begun lhe winter's
program of curling on the covered rhlk.
The snowshoe and skiing clubs of the
city have their programs of events well
under way, and there are endless opportunities for the guests to participate
in   the   outdoor   sports. Snowshoe
tramps, skiing events, and sleigh driving are daily occurranres and these are
organized under the direction of a
sports-master whose business It Is to
see that visitors lo ihe eity have every
opportunity of taking an active part
in the snorts if thev sn desire/ Curling will he a special feature this winter, partly as a result of the visit to the
city of the visiting Scotch Curlers early in January and on t[ic night of January .fist a parade of snowshoers and a
fireworks display will form an outstanding event. .<
"Week by week, in every way,
The Sun is getting better and bet-|
ter."
Battleships
Are Not the
Only Things
Being
Scrappe d
These Days -
<I Lots of other things
were scrapped before
the Washington Conference became even
a possibility—old prejudices—old grudges
—old methods of diplomacy had to be
discarded before it
was possible to ask
for bids from the junk
man for a few billion
dollars worth of "war
canoes."
d If you are to make
the most of your
opportunities selling
Merchandise, it will
pay you to take stock
of your methods of
doing business and
scrap ruthlessly the
old systems or prejudices that new conditions have rendered
obsolete.    And above
■
all court publicity-
secret diplomacy is as
bad for your business
as it is for the business of running a nation—
Advertise THE   SUN,   URAND   FORKS,   1. C.
l£
0
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CT HESITATE!
PHONE 101R
FORFINE PRINTING
News of the City
Miss Eileen Pincott, daugbtei s
C.  V. R.   Pincott, banister, ol t Ij its
city, was married at the bome of tbe
bride's father last Soturday morning
to William T. Reid, principal of tbo
Grand Forks higb sohool, Mr. and
Mrs. Reid will make tbeir bome iu
tbis city.
Miss Myrilc Spraggett, daughter
of Mr. aod Mrs. E, Spraggett, of thia
city, aod John McLaren, formerly a
resident of (it uud Forks but who b ta
been living in Vanoouver for mma
time, were mirried at tb i home of
the bride's parents on Christmas
day, Rev. Hillii Wright performing
the ceremony. Ttie oouple will
make their home at the coast.
In the action of Eva Meggitt va.
The Irrigation District for $420
damages, which was tried in the
county court a couple of weeks ego
and judgment reserved, Judge
Brown on Friday last awarded dam
ages of $168.50 and costs to plaintiff.
1. Tbat immediate steps be taken
for the marketing of the fruit and
vegetable crops of 1923 by the ors
ganization of a central board of con«
trol composed of both growers and
fbippere;
'2. That each board of control
shall consist of three growers and
two shippers, or such number as
may at some future date be determined upon, provided always that
the majority of such board shall be
composed of growers;
3. That the general function of
such board shall be the absolute
control   of price and distribution;
1. That a committee of seven
members he appointed hy this convention to formulate a plan for such
a board of control, aod having full
power to initiate the machinery for
its operation;
5, This committee to have power
to Iill any vacancies that m y occur
among its members;
(i. This committee to have power
to name the grower members of the
board of control, it baiug understood that tba members of the committee shall be eligible for appointment on the board of control;
7. That this committee, before
proceeding witb the formation of a
board of control sball endeavor to
arrange a conference with Dr. Macklin, Mr. .Sapiro or any other rec >g-
nized expert.
City Grocery"
(-JI Fresh Shipment ot
Labrador andHollandRerring
e Also a Complete Line of Christmas Goods
Phone 25 H. H. Henderson, Prop.
BIDE THEBE ON CLEVELAND
IT brings tbe 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 .3B5f!W&Mtt
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
To the Electors of the
East Ward
Ladies and Gentlemen:
By request of many of the
ratepayers I have again decided to enter the contest for
Aldermanic honors. I will
leave it to you to be the judges
as to my past record as a
Councilman. If favored with
the election I will again work
for the best interests of the
city.
AUGUST SCHNITTER.
To the Electors of the
West Ward
Present indications are lhat tbere
will be more candidates in the field
in the city election next month than
there hae been for many years past,
The Carmi tie mill, which was
sold by auction at the Davis block
Inst Thursday, was bid iu by B, J.
Matthews, mortgegee, of this city.
Mrs. J. G, McMynn, of Midway,
is a patient in the irand Forks
hospitol,
Tbe post office at .Deadwood
be discontinued with  the   close
the present year.
will
of
Mrs. Patsworth, of Greenwootl, is
a pneumonia patient in the Grand
Forks hospital.
Mayoralty 1923
To  the   Electors   of  Grand
Forks:
In announcing my intention
to be a candidate for the office
of Mayor for 1923, I desire to
express my appreciation of
the goodwill and support ex
tended toward me durinef the
two years that I have had the
honour to be your Mayor and
preside over the deliberations
ofthe Council. I trust that in
the event of an election and
contest becoming necessary,
I may receive by your vote
and influence a further expression ofthe confidence you
so generously accorded me.
(Signed) GEO. H.HULL.
&J^r
■!£-m^mz*>fr-k
MAIL CONTRACT
SEALED TBNDKK3, addressed to the l'utt-
inuster General, will be received at ottuwa
until noon on Friday, 12th .lauuarv, 1923, for
the conveyance of Hla Majesty's Mails, on a
proposed Contract for four years, twelve
times per vveok on the route between Qrand
Porks and Ratlwuv Station (O.P.), from the 1st
April next.
Printed notices containing further information as to conditions of proposed Contract
may be seen and blank forms of Tender may
be obtulued at tbe Post Ollices of Orand
Forks, B.C., District Superlntnudentof Postal
Service aud at the office of the District Superintendent's Oflice, Vancouver fi C.
1st Due., 1922.
J. F. MURRAY,
!Aotlng Distrlot Superintendent.
THE WEATHER
The following is the  minimum
and maximum temperature for eaoh
day   during  the   past   week, as recorded by tbe government thermom
Bter on E. F. Law's ranch:
Max.
22—Friday   39
28—Saturday,.,.
24 - Sunday, ..'...
25 —Monday	
26—Tuesday	
27—Wednesday
28- Thursday..
Civic Election
NOTICE
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The    following    resolution
adopted by tne fruit   gro vers'
wan
non-
To   the  Electors  of  Grand
Forks:
Having been solicited by a
large   number,  of ratepayers
to allow myself to   be nominated tor Mayor at the forth -
coming election, I have  counted to do so, and   respectfully solicit your support.
G. H. ACRES.
Grand   Forks, B, (J., Dec.
28, 1922.
Ladies and Gentlemen:
At the request of many
ratepayers, I have decided to
enter the contest for Aldermanic honors in the West
ward. I respectfully solicit
your support, and if elected
will serve the best interests of
the city to the best of my
aqility.
JOSEPH MANLY.
TIMBER SALE X4602
SKALBD TENDERS will bo received by the
Minister ul Landa at Viotorla not later tlmn
noon on the 21st day of December, 1922, for
tho purchase of Licence X4602, to ont 300,(100
feet of Tamarac, Kir und Yellow Pine, 90 feet
H.M. of felledand bucked Tamarac, Flr and
Yellow Hue, and 10,500 Flr und Tamil rao Ties,
on an areu situated - miles North of Rock
Creek Station, K. V. Kly., Similkameen Land
Distrlot.
Two (2) yeara will be allowed for removal
of timber.
Further particulars of tho Chief Forester,
Victoria, H. 0., or District Forester, Nelson,
B O.
The oid pedestrian who puts on
new shoes at sunrise never boasts
how mmy miles he will go before
sunset.
Some persons seem to think that
life is a moviug stairway; that all a
man has to do is to step aboard and
be carried to tbe top.
Itis better to fail in the next attempt tban to fold your hands after
a great achievement.
In this old world mire feelings
are hurt by bad manners than by
bad intentions.
There are men who gain nothing
from a fortune except the fear of
losing it.
Raisins
Currants
Peel
All Spick
and Fresh
You will need them
for your Mince Meat,
Xmas Cakes and Plum
Puddings
Phone 30 or call and get
the best quality at the
right prices
Donalds
'ona las on s
Phone 30
veotion at Kelowna last week:
Whereas, the   (mil   growers   of
British Columbia during   the past
two years have been unable to obtain for their products sufficient le
cover tbe com of produc ionj and
Whereas, it tl■ is situation is aln
lowed to continue for another yenr,
many growers will be force.I out of
business and those rernainirio will
be unable to give the ;are to their
orchards that jn necessary if the
present high quality of Hritish Columbia fruit is to be maintained;
aod
Whereas, it is the   belief   of   this
convention tbat the  chief  cause  o
the present deplorable   condition ig
to be found in tbe present competi
ttvt system of marketing; and-
Whereas, it nny action is to be
Uken towards ensuring reasonable
prices to the producer for his next
crop, it is imperative tbat quick action betaken immediately;
lie it resolved by this convention
of fruit growers of British Columbia
here assembled:
Canadian   Blind    Babies9   Home
Nursery, HospU ul ami f£iiider£arieii
Dominion   Charter,   Without  Stock  Subscription.
1)1 ItKUI''ills -Hon, Mniiri Burrell, Hon. President; Hou. J. G. Turriff
President; A. H tTitzsim.nJtis, Visa President; Edward (irand, .Secretary,
C Blaekett Robinson, Cor, Seoretary; J, F. MoKinley, Treasurer; Lt-Col'.
Whiton, M.I), ft. H. Campbell, Thomas Mulvey, K.C, A. E. Provost, W.
Lyle Reid, A. J. DYaimaiT, Ojiarles H. Piuhey, C.E., W.J. Cairns, and Tom
Moore.
TRUSTEES -C. H. Piuhey, CIS., Thomas Mulvey, K.C, A. J. Freiman.
EiQfta] Advisor Hankers* Auditor
John I   MaoOr icken, K.C.    Royal Bank of Canada.     A. A. Crawley, C. A
The Objects of this institution, for which Incorporation was recently obtained, are: "Tj provide a Homo and Refuge for Baby and Infant Blind; to
provide free S ientilic Care, Training and Maintenance; to Save the Lives of
even a few of Me many of suoh unfortunates, who, for the lack of such sen
vice, perish every year; and to return these little ones to their parents, at
sohool age wi li normal, healthy bodies and sound minds."
This is a large and greatly needed Child Welfare Service.   Careful enquiry
at the Govern nont offices in the verious provinces reveals the fact that there
are at the pn ant time nearly 250 Infant Blind in the Dominion.    Nothing
has yet been d ine for those helpless   little ones.    In the  United States, 16
years ago, thi first home was opened in New York City; they have now homes
in 13 States,   II doing excellent work. In England, some time  ago, Sir Ar
(hur Pearson organized "Sunshine House," Chorley Wood, for Blind Babies
and he olafmi Lhat it is the only one in the British Empire.    Lotus have the
SECOND in Canada, To reach this worthy end money is urgently required
Fifty  Thousand Dollars  is  the  present  objective of the Boaad. While the
Home is to fie located in Ottawa it will take in the Baby  Blind   from  every
province,  bo that,  this   APPEAL for funds will be Dominion wide, and an
early tnd generous response is confidently expected. Cheques should be made
payable to the Canadian Blind Babies  Home   Association.    All  remittances
will be promptly acknowledged.
NOTICB
AKE NOTICB that Robert Campboll, ol
— Urand Porks, B. 0., occupation Government Liquor Vendor, Intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following described land:
Oommenolng' at a post planted at the North
West oorner post of Lot W8, Similkameen
Land District, thenee X ,rth 40 chains, thenee
Gust 40 chains, thente South 40 ohains,
thenee West 40 chains to the point of commencement, and containing 100 aores, more
or less.
Dated November 30th. mi.
ROBERT CAMPBELL.
WATER NOTICE
t'SB AXD NTOHiO*.
rpAKK NOTICE that Clemen! Vaoher, whose
*■ address is Boom 3, Davis Block, Qrand
forks, British Columbia, will apply for a
licence to take and use.r>00 gallon] per minute and to store 50,000 gsllons of water out of
Goose Moose Oreek, which flows South East-
erlyand drains into the Kettle Kiver, about
5miles below Curlew, Washington, 1I.SA.
The storage dam will he located at North West
Corner of "Now St. Maurice" Mineral Claim
and about the oentre of the "City of Denver"
Mineral Claim. Tbe capacity of the reservoir
to be created It about 50,000 gallons. The
water will be diverted from the str>ara at a
point about 4000 feet Irom the United States
Boundary line or where tbe stream oroHses
the Northern Boundary of the "City of Den.
ver" Mineral Claim, and will be user! for min
ing purposes upou tlie mine desorlbed as
"New St. Maurice" Mineral Claim. Tbla notioe
was posted on the ground on the 2nd day of
Xoreuilier, 1922, A copy of this notioe and
application pursuant thereto and to the
"Water Aot, 1914,!' will be filed in the olfice of
the Water Beoorder at Grand Forks, B. C.
Objections to the applloatlon may be filed
with the said Water Reoorder or with the
Comptroller of Wuter Rights, Parliament
Buildings. Viotorla, B, <:., within thirty days
after the first appearanoe of this notice iu a
local uewnpaper. The date of the fint nul"
eatlon of this notioe is November 10th, 1922.
CLEMENT VACHEB, Applioant.
Chas. F. K. Pincott, Agent.
WATER NOTICE
APPLICATION for a 1-lcenoo to take and
" use Water will be mode under the
"Water Act" of British Columbia, at follow:
1. The name of the applicant Is Grand Korks
Irrigation Dlltrlot'
i. The aildresi of the applioant is Grand
Porks, B. C.
8. The name of the stream I* Kottle River.
The stream has Its source between Okanagan
and Lower Arrow Lakes, flows iu a Southern
direction ami empties into Columbia Biver
about Marcus.U.S.A.,approximately 85miles
South-east of Orand Porks, B. 0.
4. The water is to be pumped from the
stream on the south Hide about l1^ miles South
east from Grand Forks. U.C..In north-east
corner Lot 584.
5. Ehe purpose for whioh the water will he
used is irrigation.
6. The laud on whioh the water is to lie
used Is desorlbed as follows: Oistrict Lot lt'2
and 10 aorei ln North-east oorner Lot 584.
7. The quantity of water applied for Is as
follows: 240 aere feet.
8. This notice was posted on tho ground ou
the 12th dav of Octobor, Wi.
9. A copy of this notioe and an application
pursuant thereto and to the requirements of
the "Water Aot" will be filed at the office of
the Water Recorder al Orand Forks. R.C.
Objections may be filed with the said Water
Reoorder, or with thc Comptroller of Water
Bights, Parliament Buildings, Viotorla, B. O.
GBAND FOBKS IRRIGATION DISTRICT.
Applioant
By li. A. CrHABAM, Agent
A. E. MCDOUGALL
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
lAgent
Dominion Monumental Works
,'jJAabastos Product* Co. Roofing
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.-GEO.   ARMSON
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yale Hotel, First Street
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
.ESTIMATES FURNISHED
BOX 332    iGRAND FORKS, B. C.
WATER NOTICE
APPLICATION for a Lloence to take and use
Water will bo made  under the "Water
Aot" of British Columbia, ai follows:
1. Thc name of the applicant ls Urand Forks
Irrigation Oistrict.
2. The adnress of the applicant ls Orand
Forki, B.O.
8. The name of the bodv of water li Ruokle
Slough, ln Chtrlot Lot 584. Orand Forki.:
4. The water ls to be pumped from the
Slough on the south side, about % mile from
(irand Folks.
5. The purpose for which the water will be
used is irrigation.
6. The land ou whieh the water is to be used
is described as follows: Northern portion of
Distrlot Lot 914.
7. The quantity of water applied for ll al
follows: 80 aore feet.
8. Tills notioe was Posted on the ground on
the 12th day of October. 192'->.
9. A oopy of this notice and an application
pursuant thereto and to the requirements of
the "Water Aet" will he Hied fn the offloe of
the Watsr Recorder at Orand Forks. B. C.
Objections may be tiled with the said Water
Beoorder. or with the Comptroller of Water
Bights. Parliament Buildings, Viotorla, B. 0,
GRAND FOBKS IRRIGATION DISTRICT,
Applicant.
By I). A. Oh*hav, A<reot
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$2 60 an acre.
Pre-emption  now
vcyed lands only.
, ***^r**a win be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural imiiiin*
and which Is non-timber mud.
Partnership pre-emption* ttpotm*****,
but parties of not mora tban tear aay
arrange for adjacent pre-emptlona
with Joint residence, bat eaoh ranking
necessary Improvementa on reapaeUv*
clalma. en     	
Pre-amptora must occupy eUlrae tm
See rear* and make improvementa la
value of lit per aero, including -*tt~
Ing and cultivation of at leaat I a/orea.
before receiving Crown Qreat.
Where pre-emptor ln oconpatton aat
*MM       than        I       VnOSV anil       W__       *m**.Amm.	
in ii ••mint and transfer
°—-—   without
■ ■ .. w,     .ttuuui     s———-—nr    real-
Same, my be iMuedTproftdad *£Sl.
cant make* Improvement* to extant of
f*W par annum and record* mm* each
rmtr. Kalian to make li»s*in*iit*iit*
or record aame will num all aa '—
failure. Title cannot be obtains
^ than t ysmre, andtaSSvT
*t bi*M per acre, l*i*liilli>g f
cleared and cultivated, and~r*a_^_
of at least J ran are^reona-eT
Pre-emptor holding (Sow* gnat
may record another pre —KhwiV h*
requires land ln conjunction with hla
farm, without actual osxauatta^oro?
vtdfd   statutory   Imlil n naamll   **-*'*.
li**1.,'i?l,a-'AMJu**tMXai**i •» ********
granted land. 0
Uneurveyed areaa, aat
*****   may  K~   ' *
—.- ™,        *   be  letuttsu  sub  not „
title to be obtained after ralnnina rail
dentin! and Improvanwot otmdltJmT
-"-— ~~ iii'iiruT«ussn eonaiuooa.
For graaing and industrial purpose*
rea*   weeding   jg   acre*   natyb*
R101
">«*WSSSSSShSSSSSS   m*  SS. IOH
of one-balf of oast et
lac -\*-t*t tmr*ZaZ
****** -7*2* -****-» af
Mill, factory or
timber land aot  .
may be purchased:
pa/m*nt of stui	
Natural  hay  	
by existing road* may „
road, not axons
priest, la mad*.
PRB-KMPTWW^r-exWa     QMAMTa
ACT.
Th* as
Include _
111*-  with   .w^.„. a^ro—     -ratlin* within which the belr* or d.vlsVi*
of a decease* ■- ******
tor  UU* und.
from for on* ■_  . 	
auch person, a* formerly,  until   oi
re-xu after th« o.nclual** *f ths sresent
No fees relataw to l**~«taetlons are
due or iMirabmTsy satdlsars an sre-
emptlons rsossaat sOsr J*jm «, firU
Taxes are *•••*••-* *—. -,       ■-*> **"**■
Provision
erued. do* a— ***** **,
i, 1114, ea account of
or taxes aa Midlers' pn. _
Interest en aaroomssnuTT	
unrn or_rdty lou h*ld tar aaeaaberTS
"- which the bain or dsviseM
id pre-eeaetor atay anotr
■dar UysTsT bTaiiandS
'• rearfrem tfi tatthof
£!'.•* rurc** »' d*J£*^tJ*2»J'«i
direct or Indirect, „„»,_
Uatment to Marsh H, Maa,
SUB-PURCHASUte
LAND*.
Provision    mad*    for
Ot* MOWN
Crown grant* (o sub puseaasars of
Crown Lands, acquMiw^Stai from
purchas«n wno faflad^'^^^ - ■
purchaa*. involving for*
fillment of condition* ef
tereHt and tax**. Wbere
ere do not claim whol* of „
£*>. *****}}>**•J***** ***• aad -
OMAZINta.
Orating Act,  Ult, far    sswtasserJs
development of livestock tasrostrr nro-
vide» for erasing dlstrieS^Sdrer^s
administration   under   fiaiaaliiJii    i
Annual graaing permits "
on numbers ranged: nrtertty fer asUb-
Ushed owner*. fe&k-owners may
form Associations far mare manaac-
ment.    Pree, or omrtAmltTtio*. serinlt*
for settlers, <  -*^
to ten bead.
*?****?"
NEW HARNESS SHOP
I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
guaranteed:
C. A. Crawford
Nam* TtU-JMM Offia*

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