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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist 1924-08-29

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If the people of Mars worry as niuch about us as we do about them, business on that placet* must b/at a
standstill at the present time ^„,.        "x
Tbe regular meeting of the city
council was held in the council
chamber on Munday evening, Mayor
Acres and Aid Lidiioat, McDonald, Mcluaes aoJ Miller being
Polioe Magistrate McCullum na8
granted leave of absence until Oc«
tober lf>.
A resolution of tbe District of
Oak Bay favoring tbe taking by tbe
council of the duties now performed
by tbe police board was endorsed
by tbe council.
An offer of $100 cash for lots 25
to 30, block 11, plan 1339. -vas re-
f ueen by tbe council.
Charles F. Hunter was reappointed city auditor at the usual   salary.
School warrant f r $6645 on construction of the high school building was ordered paid.
The obairman of the board of
works reported tbat the work on the
Winnipeg-avenue fill bad been
completed. The matter of laying a
cement walk on tba south side of
Bridge street, opposite block 10,
was discussed and laid over for a
Tbe chairman of the parks com*
mittee reported that A. Baker bad
taken over the duties of caret -ker
of tbe Tourist park.
The application of J. BUsoff for
a store lioense was refused by the
"Toll me what you Know is tru-
j can'ftaefls as well as you.". J
FRIDAY, AUGUST 29,  1924
which no doubt puzzled every Oerman who was listening in:
"Two hatd boiled eggs transmit"
ting. Urgent."
He rapped that out half a dozen
times, and tbe stations round the
oast were much mystified. But
Crookbaven station sprang alert at
once. Thev knew it was Biuns.
They took his re ret message for the
Admiralty and replied: "OKI Two
hard-boiled egg." The result of tbat
code message is said to bave been tbe
sinking of a Oerman oruiser.
With tbe short fruit crop in British Columbia this year, maoy grow
ers in this section fail see wby the
advisory committee of the Associ
ated Growers should have saddled
more expense upon the members by
sending a man to England merely
for tbe put pose of observing things.
Tbe fruit growers are far enougb behind tbe game uow to make it desirable that they should receive
some returns for this year's limited
crop; but if the Associated intends
to disburse the receipts for salaries
and in fighting law suits the prospects in this direction are very small
We are speaking for tbe good
of the organization, because
every cent of expense added to tbe
cost of operating tbe Associated
helps to keep members away, and to
make others secede from it. No
doubt tbe man appointed to tbe
old country position needs tbe
salary, but no more so tban the
growers themselves.
As Good as New, Owner
Has No Use for It
Some people have a suhtle way o
delivering a bit of criticism, says the
Argonaut, and Tom B— is one of
them One day after his fellow work
man had made a very stupid blunder
he remarked: ' 'Joe, I wish you would
will me your head when you die."
"What do you want with my
head?" asked the other unsuspeeU
"Why,;' said Tom, "it would be
just like a new one; you never use it."
Honey is a perishable article no
matter whether it is left iu the comb
or extracted. Witb care it csn be
be kept in good condition for long
periods, especially in the eztrrcted
form, Neotar, as gathered by the
bees, contains a high percentage of
water, which must be evaporated before the honey oan be extracted.
When the cells are filled and tbe
right amount of evaporation has taken
place, the honey is sealed over and is
then considered to be "ripe." It is
not advisable to extract honey until
at least three fourths of the cells are
capped, especially in regions where
rhe honey is inclined to be rather
thin. Comb honey-should be left on
tbe hives until all celis containing
honey are sealed, but should not be
left on any longer, as the sections are
likely to become travel stained.
The honey should be extracted as
soon as possible after the supers are
removed from the hives, and if done
while still warm, more honey will be
taken from the combs. After the
honey is extracted it mutt be strained
to remove all foreign matter. Straining may be done through fine cheese
cloth or by letting the honey stand in
tanks for two or three days, when all
foreign matter will have risen to the
surface. If tbe honey is well ripened,
it should be placed in th3 final con
tainers at onco, before it starts to
granulate, but if it is too thin it
should be left in the tahks a short
time for further ripening Honey
should be stored in a dry place, as it
readily absorbs moisture from a damp
atmosphere Honey ripening in tanks
should stand in a warm, dry room.
Ripened honey iu containers ready for
market wil' keep better in a cold dry
place Seotion honey should bo stored
in a well ventilated room where the
temperature is high and constant or
moisture will condense un the cap-
pings and be absorbed.
waxwings, whippoorwills wood
peckers and wrens and all otber
perching birds wbicb feed entirely
or chiefly on insects.
Sale of game birds is forbidden,
and the killing of migratory, insectivorous and migratory ooo game
birds is prohibited.
Every person who violates any
provisions of this act or any regulation sball, for each offence, be liable
upon summary conviction to a fine
of not more tbau $300 and not less
tban $10, or to imprisonment for a
term not exceeding six months, or
to both fine and imprisonment.
Steward —"I thought I'd just bring you a little something to eat up
here, sir, and save you trouble."
Passenger—'-Thanks, steward; save me a little more trouble and
throw it over tbe rail."
market at times of small demand-aod
rioe   weakness.
Shipments, foreign and domestic,
during the first six months of 1924
averaged 232,000,000 pounds of new
copper a month. Production of tbe
world not coming to this country for
treatment and refining is at present at
the rate of about 43,000,000 ponnds
a month. Thi; copper is beihg sold as
fast as produced as bas also been true
American production. Moreover,
shipments are going into consumption
practically as fast as received, for
world stocks of copper have decreased
steadily during the last six months
and more. This indicates a world
consumption during the last six
months of 275,000,000 pounds of
new copper a month, or at the rate of
approximately 3,300,000,000 pounds
a year.
Anything to Please a Bear
A Chinese who was visiting Yellowstone park in winter, says Ihe
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 ue tracks? I makee
you some morel"
Schools throughout the province,
as well as in Qrand Forks, reopen
for the fall term next Tuesday
morning Tbe staff of the public
school in thie city is practically tbe
same as at the last term.
Department of   Interior
IssuesRenulations Qov-
- erning Feathered Game
in Canada
A Messape From Two
Hard-Boiled Eggs
Among the amusing incidents of
tbe war that have cropped up since
peace made it possible to tell tbem
ia this incident, whicb William Le
tells io Thiogel Know:
Tbere waa onoe an operator at the
Crookbaven wireless station named
Binoe, whose breakfast for 365 days
every year consisted of two hard
boiled egga. During tbe war be waa
an operator in a very important position in the grand fleet. One day a
certain secret signal was required
to be sent ashore; the utmost secrecy in sending wae necessary. He
puzzled for a moment and tben with
hia band upon the Moore key tapped
oat    three    extraordinary   worde>
World copper consumption for last
six months has been at a rate 10 pe-i
cent greater than daring 1918, war
peak, aud practically 10 per eent
larger than pre-war peak of 2,225,r.
000,500 pounds in 1913.
Price of eopper, however, during
the last six months has averaged only
13 cents a pound delivered. Constant
crowding of production so that during
this entire time buyers and producers
have feared overproduction has kept
the price at this low level compared
with average price of about 14.60
cents delivered in 1923, wben world
consumption was approximately
2,550,000,000 pounds of new copper
and 15^ cents in 1913 when world
consumption was two thirds as  large
Present price of copper is 12| cents
deliveaed. How long tbis price 15
percent below pre-war ten-year averts
age of 15 oents a pound, will prevail
can not be foreseen, says the Wall
Street Journal, It is mainly due to
tbe fact that mining directorates per*
sist in adhering to record-breaking
rates of production in spite of low
prices prevailing and in the face of a
treasury that will not permit most
companies to hold their copper oil the
Tbe report of Hon. Wil.iam
Sloan, minister of mines and commissioner of fisheries, ahows tNt
last year British Columbia again
led all the Conadian provinces in
the value of ber fisheries   products.
Prospects now are that the fall
session of the legislature will open
on Tuesday, October 27, aod be of
brief duratton. There ie little con.
tentious legislation on the agenda,
and between six and seven weeks
ahould be sufficient to dispose of all
the business that will come up.
Expert's Work
A Scotswoman once applied to a
solicitor for advice. After she had
detailed all the circumstances of the
case, the lawyer asked her if she had
stated the fact* exactly as they had
"Ou ay, sir," she replied. "I
thought it best to tell you the plain
truth; you can put the lees till*t
A shortage of yachting costumes
its the city ia aaid to bave kept a
great number of people away from
tbe regatta at Christina lake tbis
The man who is wronged
can forget it; the man who
wronged him never can.
Hunters throughout tbe province
who are thinking of taking a week
off for Bbooting ducks or other
migratory birds must conform witb
tbe act wbich ia based upon a treaty
wi-jb the United States and wbicb
calls for the opened and closed seas-
The open season for tbe northern
and eastern districts of tbe province
is from Septem ber 15 to Decern ber 30
for ducks, geese, brant, rail, wilson
or jacksnipe, biackbellied and golden
plover, and the greater and the
lesser yellow leure.
Tbe western district south of the
fifty third parallel will have an
open season for ducks and rails
from Ootober 18 to January 29. Tbe
geese and brant will be open from
November 8 to February 23.
For wilaon or jacksnipe, black-
bellied and golden plover and tbe
greater and tester yellow-leure the
western district south of the fifty
third parallel will be open from October 1 to Jrouary 15. This district
north of the fifty.third parallel will
be open from September 12 to December 28.
There ia a closed season in British
Columbia on awans, wood duck,
eider duck, danea, curlew, willet,
godwits, upland plover, avocets,
dosuitchers, knots, oyster catchers,
phalaropes, stilts, surf birds, turti-
stonea and all tbe shore birds not
provided witb an open season in
the above schedule.
There is a closed season through
out the year on the following non-
game birds: Auke, anklets, bitterns,
fulmara, gannets, grebes,guillemots,
gulls, herons, jaegers, loons, mu res(
petrels, puffins, shearwaters and
terns; and tbere is a closed season
throughout tbe year on the following insectivorous birds: Bobolinks,
catbirds, chickadees, cuckoos,
flickers, flycatchers, grosbeakea,
humming birds kinglets, martins
meadowlarke, oighthawks or bull
bate, Dutbatches, orioles, robins,
shrikes, swal'ows, swifts, tanagers,
itmiue, thrushes,  litn'ss,  warblers,
Checking Up on Mamma
Oh, the younger generation! When
tbey do not shock tbeir elders witb
their frivolity they confound tbem
with tbeir sophistication. Tbe boy
in this anecdote waB an English
boy; so he did nol come from Boston, aa might otherwise be supposed
The London Humorist tells tbe
story. j
"Wbat are you reading.Charley?"
asked the little boy's mother.
"It's a book entitled Cbild Training that I borrowed from MrB
Jones," replied tbe young son,
"Do you find it amusing?" inquired his mother, laughing,
"I'm not reading it for tbat," replied tbe boy severely. "I merely
wanted to eee if I bad been brough t
up properly."
Vancouver, August 27.—Premier
Oliver proposes to clean up the ac*
cumulation of correspondence and
otber business in hie oflice at Victoria before giving serious attention
to tbe many matters of policy, inn
eluding probabl cabinet reconstruc
tion, wbich can now be gone ahead
with following his election in NcIh
"I have nothing to aay tonight
about my changing of portfolios,
and it ie too early for me to even
guesa when anything of tbe kind
may be ciosidered," Premier Oliver
said to a Vancouver Sun correspondent on his arrival from Nelson.
"I expect to leave for Ottawa in
a couple of weeks in connection with
-|he conference on the Crow's Nest
Pass agreement rates. My undir-
standing is tbat tbe bearing is to he
confined to the Crow's Nest rates.
"I may see President Beatty of
the C. P.R. and Sir Henry Thornton
regarding the rate situation to see
if some relief can uot be had fnr
British Columbia without waitirg
for the railway board's decision,
"I am certainly pleased with tbe
result in Nelson. I think botb sidee
exerted themselves, as much as they
reasonably could. Our supporters
were confident and enthusiastic.
Better support tban I received could
not have been possible, and I am
deeply grateful to the people .pf
Nelson and all those wbo in any
way aided in my election. I hive
nothing to say regarding niy oppo.
nente. They had a fair field end
tbe electors of Nelson have given
their decision a decision which will
strengthen Ihe government very
The r vised crop estimate fjf fruit
in tbe Okanagan district shows that
in comparison witb the previous
estimate of July 12, there is little
cbange in tbe total crop percentages.
In apples about 5 per cent, oj
52,500 boxes, decrease is shown,due
principally to tbe lack of water in
tbe Armstrong, Vernon and Pen
ticton districts affecting the size.
In peare the percentage is raised
slightly, due to an estimated in*
ciease at Summerland and Nara
mata sections. Plums and prunes
bave decreased 10 per cent from tbe
previous estimate of June 21. This
decrease is principally due to tbe
heavy drop in many orcbords of
prunes affected by gumming and
drought injury.
The crop generally ie very clean,
of good quility and fair size, but is
maturing ear ier than usual. The
ripening tbis -:aason, in nearly every
instance, is fr..m two to tbree weeks
earlier thao normal, and growers
and shippers are advised to plan accordingly.
Early Apples
When apples as good io qualily
aa tbe Mcintosh, Fameuse and
Northern Spy and as attractive in
appearance can be obtained on the
general markets in Canada there
sbould be a grsat increasee in their
consumption. Tbe people are keen
for apples when the season opens in
late July or early August, but the
sour varities then offered for sale,
such as Yellow Transparent, Red
Astrachan, Crimson Beauty and
Duchess, do not agreeably satisfy
the palate nor tend to increase the
demand for apples as a table fruit.
Tbere ie no good reason why we
should not have early apples of as
good quality as the later Spy aud
Mcintosh. The old Early Harvest
apple was better in quality than any
of the mentioned early kinds, but it
is not very hardy, scabs badly, and
is little planted. But new varieties
are being bred for the early market,
and it is believed tbat in a few yeurs
such fine sorts as tbe Melba, a seedling of the Mclnto-h, originated in
tbe horticultural division, experimental farm, Ottawa, of fine color
and high dessert qvality, ripening
before Duchess, and the Early M<>
Iutosb, 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 nur.
serymen in tbe spring of 1925, and
aconsiderable numbf. rs )
been planted already in different
parts of Canada.—W. T. Macoun,
Dominion Horticulturist.
As the Pupils Would
Have It
These amusing blunders, perpetrated by girl and boys in various English schools, are listed in the Schoolmaster, an English journal for the
edification of pedaSogues:
What is tho effect of lead on water
It sinks.
What bird lays the biggest eggi
The biggest bird.
What discoveay was due to the
falling of an apple? Tho wickenoss
of Eve.
But perhaps tho most amusing was
one girl's confident leclarai'.in that
the Roman numerals "LXX" stand
for "love and kisses."
The following is tbe minimum
and maximum temperature for eacb
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E F. Law's ranch:
Max,    Min.
Aug22—Friday  83 51
23—Saturday  87 50
24—Sunday  87 53
25—Monday     88 52
26—Tnesday  93 50
27—Wednesday  91 64
28—Thursday   87 52
i Sht (gran?. Jfefcs 3>im
AN INDEPENPENT  , i v ■-, p \ ■> x i
A. E/AN'3. ****jit*>:*i a '.*> p I .-   I 3 . i I
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00
One Year (in the United States)      1.50
Pho*-*r 101R
'cations to
Thk Giuvn Fonm Son
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FRIDAY, AUGUST L'9. ]!>:.'t-
motions • .io! ioj
The city of Tel Aviv, whicli in 1909 wis
founded by a group of Russian Jews on ■>
sandy waste neai-'Jalfa in Palestine, i.* now a
thriving place of more tli in fifteen tli i i; i nd
in i tbit t us. Of ics fifteen li 11 Ire J b i I lings
nearly a third were built last year. Most of
tin cjii lj'Uis are t*vi family^concrete houses
ofthe kin 1 common in America. Tne city has
a modern water 3iipply, jau electric li^iit
plant andja^sewer system, Its.population is
entirely Jewish.
A few weeks ago a [s\\ itograph  was  trans
mitted by radi'iaud printed m the   Paris Ma
tin.    The process is similar co that of sendin<;
photographs  by wire, also a somewhat recent
achievement. Tin.: apparatus passes a beam ol
electric light back aud forth across a  picture
just as   youngsters   time ons ul' mind  have
rubbed a piece ot lead or graphite overa blank
paper under which they had   placed   a   coin.
The electric   beam   is sensitive to light and
shadow and so reproduces their variations by
wire or by radio at the receiving station.
markablc superstition; according to which, if
a cigarette holder is made from "lhe tooth of a
man-eating tiger, the form ofthe tiger's victim
will appear in the smoke wreaths from the
cigarette. In the eyes of the natives, almost
every part of the tiger takes on wonderful
properties after he is dead. The nerves of the
tiger, beaten toa pulp anrl mixed with alco-
hol, make a brew which is considered to be an
elixir of life. He who eats tiger's liver or
tiger's heart acquires boundless courage in
Mule. As a precaution against the return of
ii ■ j i igle king's ghost, to trouble the village,
he people break the bones of the dead tiger's
head ami bury them in separate graves. They
keep the whiskers for their enemies. Powdered
tiger whisker, dissolved in water, is supposed
to be a violent poison.
The 400 members of the British Association
for the ^vaucemeht of Science and the In
ternational Mathematical Congress who have
been travelling across Canada by Canadian National railways, received their first welcome to
western Canada by radio as the two special
lrain neared Winnipeg. In a special program
broadcasted by CNKW, tiie National railways
broadcasting siation at Winnipeg, cordial
greetings were extended to the distinguished
visitors by Lieutent-Governor Sir James
Aikins and representatives of the sciences in
Manitoba. Other points visited by the party
in addition to Winnipeg,enroute to Vancouver,
wer, Sasakatoon, Edmonton and Jasper \a-
t tional park.
The Indians who were so skilful  in  distinguishing the tracks  of animals were  equally
clever in recognizing the footprints of their
foes.   Each  tribe of Indians had a different
method of miking m)C3isin3.    The Arapahos
and Oheyeanes used a shos moccasin—that is,
one  that  reached   no higher than the instep
and lacked the upper side-Haps which moccasins usually had.    The Chippewa moccasins
differed from fhose of Prairie make, in having
a seam  running  up the center of the foot to
the leg and the  sides   gathered   into   plaits.
This was the true fashion of the forest Indian.
I'o rhe tra;ned eye, friend or foe  was  known
by his shoeprint.   A traveler  from England,
wearing a pair of moccasins of tin forest pattern, while touring in the west, attracted the
attention   of   the   Arapahos.    One old chief
who had been a great wanderer over the con
tinent in his youth, explained to the members
cf his party that the people who made moe
casins of that kind lived far, far away to the
north. It was a land, he said, where the snow
lay deep on the ground, where the distant sun
shone coldly and the mystery fire (the aurora
borealis) illumined the long night.    The other
Indians merely shrugged their shoalders and
said "Ugh," whether in approval or incredulity
it was impossible to say.
Sidelights on a Great
Payroll of Forest Indus-
fjtrles in 1923 Now ShWn
to Be $60,000,000
Surprising    Vnstaess    of   Amount
Demonstrates All-Importance
of Lumbering
The new anesthetic, ethylene go, his attracted considerable attention in the last year
or two. its action issquick, and its after effects on tlit.- patient ait not so disagreeable as
those either of chloroform or of ether, It ha.*
|been described as "nearly explosive" in ic-s null';,'., and during an operation in Baltimore
Iri utly when tho surgeon was cautetizing ;<■
I wound with a platinum point heated to incan-
Idescence the gas really did explode and killed
lthe patient. French surgeons have been ex
jperimenting with oxyacetylene gas, whicli i>
le*plosive but which prolines complete anes
|thesia without any unpleasant alter effects.
A committee of twenty one educators iu the
pjnited States is at work on plans for an institution   that  is  not to  be an old-fashioned
finishing school, or yet a women's college pal
lerned on colleges for men, Iuu a   college   "lo
prepare young women  whose ambition  is to
Become mothers and  (he founders of bewuri*
im, wholesome homes."   The curriculum   will
iffer   Latin,  Creel; and  mathematics,  bnt it
«*ill require modern languages, literature, his-
"tv, .rt, music and the social   sciences, child
■syc* In'logy,    biology,   physiology,   eugenic.0,
iciology, economics and} ami pins
as ihey  apply to the nei ils of the
present intention to cs
Bennington, Vermont.
S3   so   fai
ouseliold.    1' is ihe
lablish i he colli ■'!• .u
Tigers'teeth bring good luck, at.  least  this
|i the belief of the natives of Indo China, who
ang them around their neck as charms.   The
aws are also strung into necklaces and are
ilpposed to ward oil evil spirits. The teeth
|re sometimes ground into powder and dis-
I") d i> water. Th;.- is considered a. very ef
Bfetive  remedy  for dog bite.    There is a re
RECENT    ulliuial     investigations,
show that the industrial payroll
of the Forest Industries of Brit
ieli Ojluinbia for 1923 was far greater
than ttieoi'i-jiui1 ntiin*te.
It has now heen ascertained that
the sum actually paid out in wages
last year to the workers in the woods,
in lumber manufacturing and re manufacturing plants in pulp and paper
mills exceeded i.lio truly incredible
sum of a56,300 000.
It mnst be re .limbered that this
figure does not include wage payments
to office and adminstrative staffs and
to persons employed iu the sales and
distribution ofthe finished article, nor
does it take into account the transportation forces exclusively engaged
in bundling the product on land and
$60,000,000 Disbursed
When all theso are included it is
safe to assert that in 1923 the amount
of money disbursed in wages by the
For st Iudustaies of B.C. approximated at 860,000,000,
Every day fresh evidence comes to
hand demonstrating the extent to
which British Columhia is dependent
on the unhampered working of its
great basic industry.
Same, idea of the magnitude of the
lumbermen's payroll may be gathered
from the fact that in 1923 it was more
than three times as great as the total
revenue of the province.
In the standard books of etiquette of our
grandmothers' lays, many pages are devoted
to thc subject of marriage, and many rules of
wifely duty are laid down. "With a wife a
husband's faults should be sacred," is the burden of their song. The directious on all subjects are explicit, "Never dismiss help in
anget" was a sage piece of advice even in the
days when servants were plentiful and wages
low. The prescribed formula for gotting rid of
thp cook was, "If we can not get along pleasantly we must part." "Americanisms,"as they
were called, were highly censured. According
to the rules of etiquette, a lady was told that
she must not say "ain't" or "ax" or "chaw" or
"co.vcumber" or "bizen." The book did not
close without some remarks on the question of
bathing. "Once a week is often enough for a
decent white man to wash himself all over,
and whether in summer or winter, that ought
to be done with soap, warm water and a hog's
hair brush!"
c4ncient History"
Items Taken From The Qrand Porks Sun lor tbe Corresponding
Week Twenty Yean Ago
(irand Forksi Hist street carnival has
amused the people of the city during the past
About 160 N Ison citizens participated in
the business men's excursion to this city  this
II. II. Bishop, of Chicago, who recently ac
quired a largo interest, in the Hesperus Gold
Mines Co.,Ltd.,' i in the city.and isesithusiastic
over the Boundary country and predicts a ton*
naye of two mill on tons from our mines next
J  II. Keunei:;,, chief engineer of the  V. V.
& E, railway, ha ■ rented Ralph Trotter's hand
somo residence in the West end.
Mayor Hani: ar and family returned this
evening from a three weeks' vacation trip to
Loon lake.
Frank Sherwood, delegate from Greenwood
Typographical Union No, 358—which em
braces all the cities of the Boundary—to the
fiftieth annual convention ofthe I.T.U., held
in St. Louis from the 8th to the 13th inst,
returned to the city last Friday evening.
Keep Cool
Look Cool
and Feel
at 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 1910
Real Estate and Insurance
Reildent Agent Gruisd Pork§ Townsite
Company, Limited
Farms     Orchards     City Property
TAgeiiti at Nelion, Calgary, Wlhnlpeu ami
other Pralrlo points.   Vancouver Agent- :
Bite Wished in 1910. wo are in a position to
furnish reliable Information f-ouoernlnsr this
Write for free lltorature
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E.C. Henniger Co.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, II. C.
his series of nrti.dei ct im-tviM iii I
y  the  Timber Industries Council
of British Columbia.
World production of silver ior
tke first half of 1924 is 117,650,000
ounoes, as against 118,250,000
ounces in the first six months of
1983. Canada accounted for a production of 10,800,000 ounces in 11)24,
as against 10,500,000 ounces in the
first half of 1923, being the third
producer after Mexico and the
United States, both of which show-
ad a decline.
Saskatchewan's output of creamery butter in June amounted to 1,-
787,066 "pounds, as compared with
1,743,000 pounds in June, 1923, an
increase of 41,056 pounds or 2.4
per cent. From January to Juno,
1924, the province has produced
5,109,090 pounds of butter, as
against 4,423,016 pounds in the
same period in 1923, an increase of
686,074 pounds, or 15.5 per cent.
Among the tributes to the late Sir
Edmund Osier, of the Canadian Pacific Railway's directorate, was one
from C. R. Hosmer, for many years
a fellow-director. It was addressed
tc Vice-President Grant Hall and
read as follows: "He was the last
living of thc great men who organized our great railway."
The late Sir Edmund became a
director of the Canadian Pacific
Railway in 1885, the year of tho
completion of the transcontinental
A most interesting and attractive
volume entitled "Here and There
in Montreal" has just been published by the Musson Book Co. of Toronto. The book is well illustrated
with maps and pictures in color and
•brings out many noteworthy facts,
such as that the city's total population is 900,000, tbat two-thirds of
this number are French-Canadians
and that Montreal is the Becond port
of importance in North America.
The author is Charles W. Stokes,
AsbL Gen. Publicity Agent of the
Canadian  Pacific  Railway.
The first annual Pow Wow of the
Trail Riders of tbe Canadian Rockies, held at Yoho Camp, was a great
success. Over 200 internationally
known writers, artists, etc., rode in
to gather round tbe sacred fire ra
the Sun Dance Lodge. Charles D.
Walcott, secretary of the Smithsonian Institute of Washington,
TsC, honorary president of the
Trail Riders, addressed the -fathering, a poem written specially for
the occasion by Bliss Carmen was
read and Chiefs Walk-in-the-Road
an' B :ffa!o Child Long Lance per-
lo:i...m :■■: Ir-dian dance.-       '   ..    •
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices:—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms >—Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
£City Clerk.
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
The Telephone Is a
Daylight Saver
Saving daylight is a big topic at this time of the
year. Everyone endeavors to make the most out of
the daylight hours. In these modern times, life each
day is fuller, and each hour must mean far more than
it did yesterkay.
There is no better aid to daylight saving than the
telephone. Nothing can help you more to make each
successive hour of greater value.
Whether you telephone one mile or one hundred
miles it is all the same to the telephone. The telephone
saves you hours. It lengthens your day, giving you
time tor many things.
Elected member for Nelson in the by-election in
that constituency last Saturday  by a majority of
Prominent Passengers on .Empress
of France
LONG before the paleface came
to the broad and rolling
prairies, the Red man knew
and appreciated the curative properties of Little Lake Manitou,
which is located near Watrous,
Saskatchewan, on the main line of
the Canadian National Railways.
And the flrst white settlers who
came, in advance of the railways,
to settle on their homesteads in
and around Watrous, soon learned
of this lake with its highly mineralized waters, so that Little Lake
Manitou had its reputation made
when the flrst settlers reached the
Today thousands of residents of
prairie cities find Little Lake Manitou an ideal watering place, and
excursions are run from time to
time over the Canadian National
Railways from Saskatoon and
other cities to provide citizens with
a means of reaching this delightful spot.
The waters of Little Lake Manitou are so highly mineralized that
the Bwimmer finds no difficulty in
floating on their surface and at the
same time their mineral qualities
are health-giving in their action.
With a good sandy beach for the
kiddies to play on, and water
chutes and other enjoyment features erected for their entertainment, Little Lake Manitou has become the ideal picnic spot for the
dwellers in the central region of
Augustus D. Curtis of Chicago, 111. and Geoffrey H. Bushby of London,
England, whom he rescued from death after the latter had fallen
exhausted following his flight from within 80 feet of Kileaua volcano during
its recent eruption. .- ,    ,
The 'Big show' happened while the S.S. Empress of Canada lay at
Hilo H.I. and many of the round-the-world passengers were ashore viewing
the picturesque sight of the Hawaiin volcanic region. Mr. Bushby had left
the party to obtain a close-up of the House of Everlasting Fire wben thi
eruption of May 17 occurred.
Tap left, Ii. IV. lUsitty, ICC.; tight, Hon. Charles A. Donning; bottom lefts tord
;: ..■■•. vt'si:; ooli, E. W. Bolt, Prince and Princess Obolensky.
The tide ol steamship traffic is turning westward again, and the St. Lawrence route is still the favoured one. Beside large numbers of immigrants
and returning Canadians, a great many European tourist3 are now turning
lowardCanada and ther.e form no small percentage of steamship passengerlists.
Perhaps the most distinguished list this season, was carried by the Canadian
Pacific S.S. Empress of France on her last westward voyage. Among those
on board was Lord Beaverbrook, who with several members of his family will
spend some time in this country. He was also accompanied by T. Marson
Till, O.B.E., his secretary. Other prominent British passengers were Right
Hon. Sir Evelyn Cecil, O.B.E..P.C., M.P., and Col. Vaughan Morgan,
O.B.E..M.P., of London. E. W. Bok, the famous Philadelphia publisher of
Peace Prize fame also made the voyage.
Two passengers in whom much interest centered were Prince and
Plincess Serge Obolensky whose recent marriage in Paris was one of the big
social events of the year. The Princess was formerly Miss Astor. The Hon.
Charles A. Dunning, premier of Saskatchewan, was also on the France.
Other prominent passengers included Mr. R. Bosch, the inventor of the
Bosch Magneto, and Mrs. W. H. Taft, who was met at the dock by her
husband, W. H. Taft of the U.S. Supreme Court and ex-President of the
United   States.
E. W. Beatty, President of the Canadian Pacific Railway, returned on
the Empress of France from a short visit to the Company's agencies in
England and Scandinavia. He was much impressed by the great possibilities
of a furtherance of trade between these countries and Canada.
Asked whether he had seen the Canadian papers while abroad, and had
noted the storm of comment and protest that had followed upon the putting
into effect of the Crow's Nest Pass rates, Mr. Beatty replied that he had seen
a good deal of this, and it was nothing more than had been expected by
himself and other railway ollicers.
"At the time the pro*posed restoration of the Crow's Nest rates was
under discussion," he said "it was made abundantly evident by the railroads
thai they could not afford in the face of existing costs of operation for labor,
materials, equipment, etc., to extend the operation of the Crow's Nest rate3
beyond tho limits orginally fixed. It was also fully explained that if restoration was forced upon the railways many inconsistencies would inevitably result, and some parts of the country would be unduly favored in comparison
with   others."
"Ono of the grave difficulties of the day in railway operation in Canada
is that theorists in railroad management are preaching a doctrine that gives
no thought to the cost of operation in relation to the price tlie railroad is
permitted to get for the service it gives as a common carrier. In most other
lines of business, cost to the consumer is based on the cost of production.
I cannot see why it should he different in the selling of freight or passenger
transportation. Somebody has got to pay wages and other operating costs,
and if the shipper is not willing to do so, I do not know who will, unless the
country will pay it as a whole and I imagine that even the strongest supporters of public ownership will agree that we have reached the limit in that
"It is axiomatic, too, that the continuous betterments and improvements to existing railway lines and the provision of capital for extensions
and new constructions generally depends directly upon tha earning power
of the companies, especially in the case of the Canadian Pacificfwhose funds
must be secured i.i the money markets of the world and it would be in every
respect unwise to borrow unless the general earnings of the company were
satisfactory. One of the difficulties facing the railway companies In Canada
is that thero is not a sufficient margin between revenues and outlays to permit
of surpluses for working capital and for the general purposes of the companies.
Until this margin is re-established extensive borrowings are highly undesirable. Nothing is more conducive to satisfactory commercial conditions
than a healthy transportation situation and this can only be accomplished
if a proper relation exists between revenues and disbursements.
"I should like to pcint out," said Mr. Beatty, "that thc Interstate Commerce Commission in the matter of rates and charges on grain and grain
products in the western United States very recently decided that the general
basis of rates then in effect did not appear to be unreasonable and dismissed
the application for reduction. Here it should be remembered that rates on
grain and grain products now in effect in western Canada are not less than
25 per cent, lower than those in the United States. The Inter-state Commerce Commission is comprised of highly qualified economists who approach
the technical and allied questions of railway rates and costs in a thoroughly
scientific manner. On the other hand, the rate situation in Canada which has
been the subject of bo much comment recently has been brought about by the
restoration by act of Parliament of a scale of rates fixed nearly thirty years
ago without regard at all to present day costs of the inevitable disruption of
the relationship which otherwise existed between various commodities and
various producing centres."
Mr. Beatty added that figures had been filed with the Government showing
the approximate decreases in revenue to both the Canadian National and
the Canadian Pacific railways by the adoption of the Crow's Nest rates on
grain. These, he said, reflected a very serious loss of earning powers to the
roads which would be made still more serious by the recent restoration of tha
•ates on the balance of the commodities enumerated in that act.
' The mit.' I know ahout Tanlac
the more I del like praising it,"
Bays Mrs Samuel Shelly, 56 Wood
St., Toronlo, Ont . Canada. "I always tnke TsnlKo when I b gin to
run-down and it has met niy health
needs for the past tbree yeare.
'•For years before I learned of
Tanlac I wae in such an awful run
down condition thnt at times I would
get so weak and nervous I couldn't
do ray housework. I was difwn to
almost a skeleton and still losing
weight  all   the   time.    Headt-cbes
The shortest
thing in the
iii'tiu man mito'di eyelii-ih or a gnat's
whisker, or any other part of any insect
whatsoever--IT IS THE MEMORY OF
!3lf< you doubt this ask the first men
men you meet the following questions*
21 When did the R31 cross the Atlantic?
Who was her pilot? On What date was
Lord Kitchener drowned? What was
the name of the ship that blew up and
almost wiped out the city of Halifax?
What Germ aii! submarine torpedoed
thc Lusi|ania
It is a safe et that you would not
get one correct answer.
Now do you see the necessity of perils, sny advertising? When the details
of events of world wide importance are
so soon forgotten how do you expect
the public to remember you unless
YOU TELL'EM-and keep telling them?
nearly drove me mod and   I bad a
sickly, sallow complexion,
"Tan ac bas increased my weigh-)
14 pounds, and has given me a wonderful appetite. My nerves are
pteady. I sleep well and bave health
and strength that make life a pleasure."
Tanlac is for sale by all good I
druggistp. Accept no substitute. |
Over 40 million bottles sold.
One step won't take very far,
You've got to keep on walking;
One word won't tell folks who you are,
- A,: You've got to keep on talking)
One inch won't make you very tall,
You've got to keep on growing;
One little ad. won't do it all,
You've got to keep them going.
Tanlac Vegetable Pills for con- ,,.
stipation; made and recommended j
by tbe manufacturers ol Tanlac       ! '
Brown stiirted out without a cent;
He's vieli now and still rising;
Some say 'twas luck; some say 'tw.
HE says 'twas advertising. THI BUN: CttikND PORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
jriere and I
A rich strike of silver ita J ore
has been made on Galena Hill, Yukon Territory. One vein is eighteen feet in width and shows 70
per cent lead with 30 to 50 ounces
of silver. Several big mining interests are reported as active in this
The manufacture of wooden
boxeB is an important industry in
British Columbia. There are 25
box-making plants in the province,
representing a capital of between
$3,000,000 and $1,000,000, about
1,200 employees and an annual payroll of not less than $1,260,000.
So popular has the bungalow
camp system established by the Canadian Pacific Railway become that
it will be necessary to extend it
greatly. This statement was made
recently by C. B. Foster, Passenger
Traffic Manager, after a visit to
the hotels and camps in the Rockies.
That the farmers of Western Canada are now giving increasing attention to the improvement of their
home surroundings is shown by the
fact that they have not only planted
6,250,000 trees distributed by two
government forestry stations this
year but have also purchased large
quantities from private nurseries.
Summer   fishing   sjommenced  on
Lesser Slave Lake on July 28th and
will close September 30th, Operators have been 'limited to a catch
of 1,500,000 pounds of whitefish but
no limit has been placed on pickerel
and jack fish, as the market for.
these varieties is restricted. Four
fish companies are operating this
summer and will*ship to Chicago via
Dominion Express.
News of the City
An attempt wai was made to
break into tbe rear of the govern
ment liquor store ou Saturday even
ing before closing up time The
parties were discovt red at their work
by the vendor, Mr. Campbell, but
they made tbeir get-away before
police assistance could he summoned
Th would be burglars evidently
cbose a time for the job when they
thought they would attract tbe leust
attention from the people on (be
In a collision on the Carson hill
on Monday afternoon with tbe
Hotel Province auto, M H Cbes
bro, of rhe provincial horticultural
department, was thrown from his
motorcycle and hurled through a
hurt)-wire fence. His face was badly
scratched, otherwise be received no
serious injury. Dr. Kingston dressed
the wounds, and Mr. Chesbro has
resumed bis usual duties.
Imports of Canadian produce and
manufacture into Australia re-
ceived during the year ended June
30th, 1024, amounted in value te
£5,004.253, an expansion of £1,809,-
803 over the previous year. It is'
the largest volume of trade yet recorded between Canada and Australia. Thc greatest increase was
in motor chassis though a good
volume of trad.' was also done in*
rubber goods, boots and shoes.
What is claimed to be a world's
record for relaying rails was established by a crew of men on the Ca-,
nadian Pacific Railway, in the NeWi
Brunswick district recently. In two
days the 220 men in the gang tore1
up 20.7 miles of old 85-lb. rails and
replaced them with new. All available data stak'5 that the former
Canadian record was 11.7 miles,
which exceeds that established is
the United States.
The "Empress of Scotland," one
of the Canadian Pacific Railway's
finest liners, docked at Quebec on
August 8th with a passenger list
crowded with important name*.
Among them were Lord Beaverbrook, the Canadian financier, Edward W. Bok, editor of the Ladies'
Home Journal, whose offer of a
fifty thousand dollar prize for the
best plan tending to maintain world
peace created so much interest recently, and E. W. Beatty, K.C,
Chairman and President, Canadian
Pacific Railway. Mr. Beatty had
just concluded a most successful
tour of Europe with the object of
attracting cap'lal and immigrants
to Canada. He spoke with great
enthusiasm of the prospects of obtaining both and especially anticipated an influx of fine new Canadians from Denmark.
The light prod cing apparatus of
thc glow worm and firefly is said
; i bc thi most efficient in the world.
The glow worm light i.s eighty times
more efficient than » tungsten
aJJames Adams, of Greenwood,
died in tbe Grand Forks hospital ..n
Saturday night after a few months'
illness. Tbe late Mr. Adams was
75 years of age, a native of Scotland
and a pioneer of British Columbia.
He cime to Esquimalt in 1880 and
was witb the C.P.R. during construction. He also lived in the
Nicola country for many years. He
had been a soldier and had served
in India. During bie youth he was
a playmate of Sir Thomas Lipton,
The funeral wss beld on Monday,
interment being made in Evergreen
cemetery.J|^J JS'";,
A 40 ton car of high-grade ore
will be shipped in a few days from
tbe Providence mine at Greenwood,
Next Monday,   Labor day, is   a
gtatutoiy holiday.
The walls nf the new high school
building bave been completer', and
wurk on the roof i? now in progress.
Our front page cartoon this week
will no doubt recall to many of our
readers a familiar scene at tbe regatta at Christina lake a couple of
days ago.
A. Kipping's small fruits ranch
in the West end -hows what intelligent labor applied to horticulture
will do to a place. If we had three
or four hundred similar rinches in
the valley, growling about dull
times and high taxeB  would  cease.
Construction of a million and a
half dollar factory building has
i mmenced In Cornwall, Ont.,
which, when completed, will give
employmi nt to 5U0 hands. Artificial silk will be manufactures!1
from pulpwood.
Dr, C. M. Lingstnn and son Paul
left last night for T.iro to, wbere
the latter will enter a ;>chool for the
coming term. Dr. Richards, ol
Armstrong, will bave charge of Mr.
Kingston's practice while he is
PaulC. Black, resident horticulr
turist, who was married in the Okan
agan last week while away on his
vacation, returned hnn.e n couple of
days ago with his bride.
James Kerr, nf Green vood. presi
dent of the Stratbmor. Mining coma
pany, wasa visitor i;i he city yesterday.
The hours set by the City Council for Lawn and
Garden Sprinkling are: from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and such sprinkling' shall be done
only through sprays aud nozzles not exceeding three-
sixteenth inch in diameter. Consumers are requested
in case of fire alarm to turn off all taps.
I am instructed by the City Council to impress
upon, you the necessity of strictly adhering to the
above requirements as any person found using water in
manner contrary to above regulations will have service summarily discontinued and will be charged $1.00
to have water turned on again.
JOHN A. HUTTON, City Clerk.
Preserving Peaches
We hare a shipment arriving next week.
Order your requirements early. The supply is limited this year.
John B. Thompson, noted sportsman and writer on the out-of-doors,
widely and popularly known by his
pen name of "Ozark Ripley," is
visiting the Canadian Pacific bungalow camps in Ontario, giving
demonstrations of his skill as a fly
and bait caster, as well as free
casting lessons to guests and informal talks on fishing and other outdoor subjects.
Creating a new record for the li
years it has beeu in business, the
Saskatchewan Co-operative Ei. va-
tor Company will have handled 50,-
000,000 bushels of grain through its
commission department in the 11123-
4 season, it is announced. The estimate of grain handled through
terminal elevators for the 1923-4
season is 68,000,000 bushels.
The steel superstructure of tha
new Ste. Anne de Beaupre Basilica,
which is to replace the destroyed
edifice at the famous shrine, has
now been completed and it is expected that by next July the exterior of the church will be nearly
finished. It is not anticipated, however, that the building will be entirely ready until July, 1926. Ia
the meantime, thousands of pilgrims continue to visit the shrine
and several miracles have been recently reported.
Figures issued by the Department
of Agriculutre for the Province of
Quebec show that there hae been
a marked improvement in the condition of farmers of the province
over last year, due to good crops, to
such an extent that, instead of distributing grain seeds to the value
of over |125,000 as was the case last
year, only $60,000 worth was necessary to meet this year's requirements. Hon. J. E. Caron, Minister
of Agriculture for the pro-vine*,
basing his anticipations on present
crop prospects, expects • still further improvement in the near future.
"Never has the opportunity for
Canadian business in the Orient
been so good as it is today," said
Allan Cameron, Oriental Manager
of the Canadian Pacific Railway,
in Montreal recently. "It is true
that the general volume of business
in China and Japan is somewhat below normal owing to both local and
world conditions but if Canadian
manufacturers and producers now
fail to make an effort to secure the
large share of Oriental trade that
would naturally come to them, the
opportunity will pass and someone
else will get the business."
Say   Bayer Aspirin
INSISTf Unless you see trie
"Bayer Cross" on tablets you
are not getting the genuine
Bayer Aspirin proved safe by
millions and prescribed by physicians for 24 years.
*ll***f Bayer package
which contains proven directions
Handy "Bayer" -boxes of 12 tablets
Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druggists
Aapirln la the trade mark (registered In
Canada) of Bayer Manufacture of Mono-
Mctlcacldeater of Sallcyllcacld
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new models? They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coin! As weatherproof as a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Beal Quality. Real
Value.  USasy Terms. We are tbe peoplejto mount you right.
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
Ship Your Cream lo
Ttie Kettle Valley
Creamery Go.
We pay the highest price and assnre
you ths most accurate tast. (Jive your
local creamery your trade.
|&We will  handle your Fruit and
^Vegetables for 10 per cent or
buy it outright.    Write us for full
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
* work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.   ARMSON
Crossing irom I'-.Tbour-r to Que-
bec in X, days 19 hours, the Csinn-
dinn Pacific S.S. Empress of France
created a new record for the trans-
Allantic voyage. Her average speed
I n thi- record run was 20.15-) knots.
Montreal officers of the Dominion
Expr : Company state that ths
strawberry shipments this year hava
Lei n much heavier than heretofore.
The Ontario crop ripened quickly,
but was easily disjiosed of.
Alberta Government wolf-hunters
will this season again penetrate the
barren land and wage war on tha
timber-wolves which prey on the
caribou herds. Last season the
li's killed off several hundred
of the predatory beasts in the country north-east of Great Slave Lake.
'!nr-itminrr   in   the   Autumn,   Ger-
•    i express trains will be equipped
ith   combination   radio   and   wire-
'■ ••.  telephones, enabling the  send-
in rr of wireless  messages, telephon-
.,- -uid lho giving of radio concert.!
.   thc   train   is  travelling  at  a
I. gh  rate of sr;   ■•'..
Mr and Mrs Natbin Taylor are
pfiending their vacntii n at Christina
Lome  Campbell,   nf   Roselaud,
UHiipral manager of the West Koote»
nay Power company, and K E.
Gibson, of Penticloo, :-pent Sunday
in tlie city.
A N. Mowat, postmaRter at Greenwood, motored to the citv on Suns,
dny, being nccorapanit-d by bis wife
and daughter.
It is estimated that twenty one
carp of grain will be shipped out of
tbe Briderjviile district this fall.
In Other Words, Pay in
Automobile tourists are likely to
meet with amusing experiences in
their travels round the country. The
Merris family drove into a small
western town seme time ago, dog
'•Lot's -ro to a hotel tonight," said
Hilly. "I'm too tired-to get this tent
off and set it up I"
"All riglit," Mrs. Morris replied.
Accordingly the party sought out
the one hotel in the town,' "Can you
[■ive us two adjoining rooms?" Mr.
Morris said to the proprietor.
''Yoab, 1 guass I oan,"was the
reply. "They'll be two dollars apiece
or four dollars for the two."
A minute later, laden with lug-
gago, Mr, Morris uud Billy re-ontutud
tho hotol, followed by Mrs. Morris
and Alice, the little girl.
"Show us to our rooms now, will
you?" said Mr. Morris.
"Yes, sir. Tbey'll be two dollars
.piece or four dollars for tbe two of
■hem," the proprietor replied.
"Sure, I know," Mr. Morris agreed
'I've got my hands full now; I'll pay
you in the morning.''
"All right," the proprietor answered nonchalantly, "I'll show you
lo your rooms in the morning then."
Wholesale and Retail
Havana Cigars. Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Fork*. IJ. C.
l/ssi>iinion Monumental Worka
Anbe<lo«;i*ro<luc « Co. Hoofinft
Mrs. E. Hatton, of Kettle Valley,
wbo has beeu very low in the Gr .nd
Korks hospital, is reported to be improving.
E. C. Henniger made a busine-s
trip to Greenwood on Tuesday.
H. W. YoU'ig and son Walton
returned on Moi-dsy from a business
trip to Nelson and Rossland.
Herbert Bryant, of this oity,spent
a few days in Grtenwood tbis week.
BOX 33? Mm FORKS, B. C
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly Done
r. g. McCutcheon
npiifi value of well-
printed, neat appearing {stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business lias been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Bail programs
Business cards
Viriting cards
Sh']-~ing tags
Price lists
Transfer Company
City Raggage and General
Coal,  Wood and |* Ice
for Sale
Office at|R. F. Petrie'. Store
Phone 64
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yam Honci.,   First*- ihkktJJ|
Vacant,      unreserve       ..
'rown landa may be *->re-eniat<*'i by
Hrttlah subjects over ll yeara ot aft,
tot by sn declaring intention
o birionta Britlih atfbjeota, oondl-
ioaal Upon residence, OQOB**s» tion,
md   Utnprovsjm.nt   for    -agHoaltunU
New Type
jLatest Style
Colombia Avenue and
fsake Street
Pall information ooaoonilng regu-
ation* regarding prt-waptione ia
xlv-n la Bullutln No. 1, Load Uerlee,
'How to Pre-empt Laad," ooplee at
vbloh can be obtained fro* of onaif*
>y addreaalng tb* Depsxrtmact of
..insJB, Viotorla, B.C, or to any OVr-
mm.nt Agent
Kecorda will b* granted covering
.niy land aultabl* for agricultural
.a-rposMS. and whioh la not tlmbar-
ai.d. La, carrying over MOO board
foot mt aore west of the <*toaat Rang*
and MM foot par acre aaat of that
Application* for pre-amptlona ara
' 1)6 a.Mreased to th* Land Com-
ul-mloaer of tha Land Recording Dl-
islon, In whioh tbo land applied far
.i situates*, and ara mane on printed
' mi, co-,st»a of whioh oan be ob-
..lined from th* Land Commissioner.
Pi-e-em**-iione muat be oocuplod for
fit** rears aad Improvement* mad*
to value  of f 10 per acre, Including
in-uing and cultivating at least ftv*
urea, before a Crown Grant oan be
"for mora detailed lnforn jtion eo*
(he Bulletin "How to Fre-empt
Applications are reoelved for p'j--
ubaae of vaoant and unreaarved
Crown landa, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prlo* of flrst-olase (arable) land la f(
par acre, anil second-class (gracing)
and IS.60 per acre. Further information regarding purehaae or leaae
of Crown lands ta given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purehaae aad
Leaae of Crown Landa."
Mill, factory, or industrial sitae on
Imber land, not exceeding 40 aorea,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions including payment of
Unsnrveyed area*, not exceeding 10
acres, may be leaaed aa homesitea,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected tn the flrst year, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
For graaing and Industrial
poses areas not exceeding 640
may be leased by one person
Under tbe Oraalng Aot tho Province ia divided Into graslng dlatricta
and the range administered under a
Oraalng       Commissioner.      Annual
irraclng penn Its are Issued baaed on
lumbers rar;?d, priority being given
o establish'd owners.  Stock-owners
-!.iy  form   associations    for    range
i.'-.n&g-.mont.   Free, or p-tiMlally free,
•vmlin   aro available   for    settlers,
.•tr.Tic.-9   and   tr-veller**,   u*j   to   tea


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