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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Apr 25, 1924

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Loyalty to friends and benefactors is a very good test of real manhood
Last Year's Production,
According to Official
Figures, Exoeeded Only
by  War-Ti   e  Records
"Tall ma what you Know la trns-
I CMftuaaa as well as yoo."
FRIDAY, APRIL 25,  1924
Victoria, April 24- Official sta-
tistics issued by Hon. Willian Sloarj,
minister of mi nee, place tbe value
of the mineral production of British
Columbia for tbe year 1923 at $41,
304,320. Tbis is $1,604,000 better
than the estimate made at (he be*
ginni g of be present year, and
$6,145,000 greater tban tbe mone
tary value of tbe oui put of 1922, an
increase of 17.5 per cent
The above figures are taken from
tbe annual report, whicb is in the
hands of the printer and whicb wili
be available for distribution at an
early date. In summing up conditions, tbe minister's report states:
"It is exceedingly gratifying to
note tbat the output for 1923 bas
only been exceeded twice in tbe history of tbe province. Tbat was in
1916, when the production reached
$42,290,000, and in 1918, wben
the figure was $41,782,000. In those
two years tbe production was the
result of wartime stimulus and
war time prices." In view of this
explanation it may be taken that last
yasr's production clearly indicates
the healthy condition of tbe mining
industry in British Columbia.
wack* Hon. John Hart, minister
of finance and member for Victoria,
who is retiring, will not run In any
constituency, which will mean tbat
some other constituency will have
a minister aa its representative. And
while Van xiiuer is angling strongly
in this connection, tbere is no rea«
son to believe that tbe selection of
an up country member might not
be made by the premier.
A statement bas been it-sued by
Hon. J. D. MacLean, provincial
seoretary, showing the marked re
duction in tbe number of civil servants in different departments. In
all the land registry offices in Ibe
province in 1915-16—tbe last year
of tbe Conservative government—
28,981 applications were disposed
of by a staff of 132. For the fiscal
year 1923-24 no lens than 37,415 ap
plications were bandied, but the
staff had been reduced to 98.
Doukhobors Must
Pay for the Cost of
New School Buildings
Victoria, April 24 —Cost of new
schools in tbe Doukhobor colony at
Brilliant to replace the three school
buildings destroyed bv fire will be
changed against tbe Doukhobors'
lands, Hon. J, D. MacLean, minis
ter of education, announced wb*-n
he returned to his office here today.
Tbe expense of erecting new buildings will simply increase tbe Doukhobors' taxes, be explained. Ol*
ficials of tbe department of educa
tiou, wbo bave bandied the Doukhobor school situation in tbe psst'
believe that tbe new burning inci.
dent is a sure sign of the gradual
breaking up of the Doukhobor
colonies in this province. A number
of "them; it is stated, are growing
disatisfied witb the present com-
muoal system under wbich they
are.living and are attempting to destroy it by any means in their
power. While no definite informs
tion bas reached the department,
it is taken for granted that tbe three
sjhool fires and the outbreak wbicb
destroyed Peter Veiegin'e bouse
were of an incendiary origin started
by enemies of the leader..
Rapid progress is being made on
the construction of the new Uni
veraity of British Columbia at Point
Qrey. Tbe contract has been let to
tbe E. J. Ryan Contraotfng com
pany for the erection of six semipermanent buildings, while tbe new
science and library buildings are
being rushed to completion. This
year the government will sell the
first unit oi residential lots, some
100 aores, and it is generally accepted that tbe revenue from tbe
Point Grey government lands.whicb
total 3000 acres, will take care of
tbe entire cost of the new iustitu
tion, without any additional burden
being placed upon the taxpayers.
The government registrar of joint
stook companies gives out tbe
gratifying information that during
last week twenty eight new com'
panies were incorporated in British
Columbia. Incorporations in tbis
provinco bave been numerous for
months, an indication of the steady
. idusirial growth being made.
\l7^&&t$&.mT& MPlfKS
E. C. Henniger Is the
Unanimous Choice of
Liberal Convention
Lady A Must Have Gasped
Stories of absent-mindedness are
common, but one that Lord Ernest
Hamilton tells in Forty Years On
is so extraordinary tbat it deserves
to be repeated he e
Lord Strathnairn,pays Lord Ham
il on, was so absent minded that be
sometimes forgot whether he was
dining in hia own bouse or in another's. On one occasion when he
was diniog with Lady A and was
in a particularly absent mood be
suddenlyl turned to bis hostess and
"My dear Lady A, I really must
apologize to you for this extremely
nssty dinner. I aan not imagine
what has come over my cook. I
bave never known her to disgrace
herself so before."
Despite predictions of opposition
politicians and tbe prophecies of
the Previncials,that ministers of the
Oliver government might have a
bard time finding seats, it is now
definitely annouoced that witb the
exception of Hon. J. D. MacLean,
provincial secretary and minister of
education, every membet of the
oabioet will run in his present constituency. Hon. Dr MaoLeafi has
been offered several seats, following
tbe merging of bis Greenwood seat
with that of Qrand Forks, but he
will stand in Yale Premier Ofiver
will run in Victoria, Hon Dr.
Sutherland in Revelstoke, Hon.
William Sloan io Nanaimo. Hod.
T. D. Pattullo in Prince Rupert.
Attorney Qenerol Manson in Omi
neca, Hon. E. D. Barrow in Chilli-
Advice From Cheap Seats
We have often wished we might
be present wben one of tbe bright
remarks so often reported as utter
ed by some one in a bored audience
as actually uttered While we are
waiting for tbat to happen we copy
from tbe Tatler this amusing example:
For nearly an hour the lecturer
had held forth prosily without gets*,
ting anywhere. At last be stopped
and tben said in impressive tones:
"I pause to ask myself a question."
"Better not," came a voice fru*n
the back nf the hall; "you'll only
get a foolish answer."
Furthei reductions in freight
rates in the western provinces, is
the prediction of G. G. McGeer, K.
C. counsel for the provincial gov
ernment in the freight rates case.
Mr McGeer reports to Premier Oliver that he "can see tbe goods being
shipped cheaply from the British
Columbia coast to tbe prairies before long." Th? government counssl
is on tbe coast now and will confer
with tbe government with regard to
the course to be followed in fighting
tor greater reductions.
E. C. Henniger, the sitting member for the Grand Forks
constituency, was the man-mous choice of the Liberal convention ofthe Grand Forks Greenwood riding, held in Greenwood this (Saturday) afternoon, as the standard bearer of
the Liberal cause in this district in the forthcoming general
election. The nominination was made by Mayor Gulley of
Greenwood and seconded by a Rock Oreek delegate, and as
no other candidates were placed in the field, the nomination
was made unanimous by a rising vote. D. McPherson, president of the Grand Forks Liberal association, made a very
efficient chairman of the couvention, and introduced the
nominee and speakers in short speeches couched in a happy
strain of thought.
Previous to nomination being made a telegram was read
from Hon. J. D. MacLean, sitting member for Greenwood,
stating that he had been tendered and had accepted the
nomination for Yale, and that he wished the choice of the
convention every success. He expectad to be able to visit
bis old constituency during the campaign.
The convention was the largest and most enthusiastic
ever held in the constituency. There were forty motor cars
at the gathering from all parts of tho riding. The spirit
pervaded the atmosphere of the convention city that
not only a candidate had been nominated but also the
next member of the district.
Following the nomination, the nominee, Mr.  Henniger,!in
Victoria with the watchfulness for their interests that
Mr. Henniger possessed.
In the evening at 9:30, after
the movie show, a public
meeting was held in the theater, at which Mr. Henniger,
Hon. Joh Hart, minister of
finance; Hon. Dr. W. H.
Sutherland, minister of public
works, and Attorney General
Manson were the speakers.
Mayor Gulley of Greenwood
occupied tbe chair at this
meeting, Mr. McPherson having been called to Grand
Mr. Henniger reviewed con
ditions in the district and
province in general. He was
fully convinced that the government would be returned
by a larger majority than it
had at the last election.
All the other speakers referred to Mr. Henniger's energy and ability as a member,
and laid particlar stress on
the fact that his persistency
always got for his constituents
what he went after from the
Hon. Mr. Hart said that
although private business had
forced him to retire, he would
use all the energy and ability
he possessed to see that tbe
government is returned. Mr.
Bowser is going up and down
the province, he said, telling
the people that if they will
return him to power he will
restore the finauces of the
province to where they were
when he left office. When
Bowser left office, continued
Nr. Hart, he left $341,000 in
the treasury and four or five
million dollars worth of obligations, and money could not
be borrowed except at a high
rate of interest. That was the
financial condition of the
province wheu Mr. Bowser
left office. Today the credit
of British Columbia is second
to no other province in Canada. Mr. Hart also drew at
tention to the reductioi s made
late in late years   in the
A Device That Ensures
Secrecy to Government
Commercial Wireless
Messages Has Passed
Successful Test
One of the great outstanding
problems ol wireless telephony ap*
peare to have been solved by a new
device of wbich a demonstration was
given near Birmingham, England,
It was found possible by means
of tbis new accessary to receive on
one aerial and one receiver messages
made up of two, tbree, or any
nnmber of different wave lengths
intermingled, an achievement hitherto regarded as impossible Tbe den
vice can be fitted to any wireless
The demonstration wsb carried
out witb perfect success in tbe presence of Major Lef roy, nf tbe air minx
istry, and R. Roff, representing Dr.
Rraydon, of tbe signals experimental department of tbe war office.
London and Birmibgbiin,London
and Bournemouth, and Bournemouth and Birmingham wrre heard
simultaneously and in various combinations to a loud speaker. All the
signals came through in perfeit
strength anddistiuctueps. Individual stations were turud out end in
with the greatest ease and facility,
and tbe strength of reception was
varied at will from a 1 most a whists
per to the maximum.
The adaptatioa of tbis dihcoviry
to the transmission of secret government or commercial messages is
obvious. If four different wavelengths were decided on the first
word could be transmitted ou a wave
length of, say 2S0 meters, tbe second
on 450, tbe third ou 650, and the
fourth on 850.
Only a person in possession of an
instrument fitted witb this device
could possibly interpret sucb a message. If by accident be hit on one
wave-length, be conld receive
only such fructions of the message
as happened to corns through ou
that particular wave length.
Even if be suspected tbst multiple waye-lengtbs were being used
tbe whole message wouid have
passed while he was searching for
the otber wave-lengths on wbich
otber parts of tbe message were being transmitted. A message transmitted on two wave-lengths would
be unintelligible.
addressed the convention at some length, in which be dis
enssed topics khat affect the people of this district and the
province as a whole. Attorney General Manson followed
him in a brief speech. Mr. Manson paid a high tribute to
to the ability and integrity of the sitting member, and complimented his constituents on having a representative at
taxation of orchard  proper
ties, which,  when   taken  in
connection with the reduction
of   assessment,    amount   to
about 75 por cen t.
Hon.   Dr.  Sutherland  re
viewed the   accomplishments
of the  public  works dedart
ment  during the  past  eight
years, and compared it with
the work done under the previous administration.
Attorney General Manson
is a public speaker of whom
any constitnency might feel
proud. He gave a graphic
sketch of the past records ot
General McRae and W. J.
Bowser, and cited the fact that
the Oliver government was
the only government in the
world that had notgone down
io defeat since the war.
Local Opposition Paper Starts
the Campaign With a Lie
; In this week's issue of tha local opposition paper appears
nn assertion that the Conservative candidate in this riding
was dec't d at the last general election but that he was "Aim
flammed" uut of the oflice, and that the party would see that
the sanif ihing would not occur again this year. This is a
deliberate lie. Mr. Henniger's majority was small, it is true,
but he was declared to be legally elected by the county judge
The Angel of Peace--" Would I Gould Accompany; and by a court of appeal composed of fiva judges, without a
You." ! dissenting voice    If the oppostion paper intends to carry on
Bririsb and Amerioan aviators bave begun independent attempts to,t*1'*? -*-1**-* of *** campaign, it merely shows the desperation to
circumnavigate the alobe by air. The possibilities both for war and which the Bowserite have sunk, and will help to re elect
peace in tbe mammoth effort are apparent.—News of the World. Mr. Henniger rather than to defeat him. THB BUN: ORAND PORKS, BRITISH COLtTMBIA
Ufa (Srattfc Jfarka #mt
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)     1.50
Addresr -" '—'cations to
Thk Grand Fork? Sun
Phonb 101B Grand Forks, B. CJ
FRIDAY, APRIL 25. 10*24
Notes • Notions • Notables
It is impossible to emphasize too stongly
the remark made by one of the speakers at
the meeting of fruit growers last week,that the
dropping of tho Associated Growers of British
Columbia would lead to absolute chaos in the
marketing of fruit. Such a move could lead
to nothing else. To drop thejAssociated and
to remove the protecting umbrella that has
been held over the independents, would mean
a resumption of competition of district against
district and neighbor against neighbor in the
domestic and foreign markets. Consignment
shipments would follow, and the disastrous
result of 1922 would be repeated. There could
be no other result. While there may be some
objectionable clauses iu the Associated agreement—there may be conditions in the agreement which some growers are justified in
hesitating to accept—still at the present crisis
in the industry the only sensible thing to do
is for the producers to get behind the organ
ization 100 per cent strong and then make an
effort to have the features they object to re
moved or modified. If the independents can
not see their way clear to adopt this course,
an alternative has plan recently been suggested
in the Okanagan, i.e., to form a selling control board to take in the Associated and the
independents of the entire province. This
scheme, if successfully carried out, should act
the same as a 100 per cent Associated. But
to abandon the Associated now and force
every grower to find his own market would
bring on a cut-throat game and would mean
absolute ruin so the fruit growing industry of
British Columbia.
that the parts of four skeletons recently
brought to light belonged to a race of thinking men who trod the nearby valley long be
fore the day of "the semi-apes who ranged
India's prehistoric- clay." Bits of venabrae
and small footbones were added to the store
of relics now beiug reassmbled by the savants
into the forms they held when quicksands are
believed to have engulfed the three men and
a woman back in the era when the earth was
young. Work on the Punajo ranch pit has
been resumed.
The forests of Canada are owned by the
people to the exten;. of 85 per cent. It is true
that the timber cutting rights on a portion of
the forests are leased to companies, thereby
providing 125,000 men with steady and well
paid jobs, but the ownership remains in the
name of the Cauadian people. This is in happy
contrast to conditions in the United States,
where three fourths of the forest area is privately owned. The people of Canada not only
gain about twelve million dollars a year for
their public treasuries from taxes on the cutting rights but what is even more important
they have ample power to ensure that timber
crops shall be made the inheritance of future
generajions; in other words, the Canadian
people by retaining the title to the greater
part of forest area have assumned a solemn
responsibility for passing on the "capit a
stock" of the forest estate to our'great grand
children in unimpaired condition.
Now we come to a little understood fact.
The forests are being deteriorated not by use
but by abuse. In the last hundred years, 600,
000 square miles have been burned by public
recklessness as compared with 100,000 square
miles cleared by the axe. Of last year's forest
tires numbering 6000, about 5400 were started
by careless people. Not the axe but the unextinguished camp fire, the match and cigarette,
are devasting the forests and robbing the next
generation of badly ueeded timber. Forest
conservation starts witb those who use the
forest for work or play. There will be no such
thing as forest protection until the Canadian
citizen regards the burning of a forest as infinitely more disgraceful than setting fire to his
town hall.
A committee of  the   National Amateur
Athletic Union of the United States has set
I down what it cousiders as standard  physical
performances  for boys  of various ages, and
the war department will use them  in  its ratings at the training camps this summer.   For
example, boys  of fifteen to  sixteen years of
age will be  rated "excellent" if they can run
110 yards in 13£ seconds, cover 13 feet in the
|broad jump, and 4 feet 2 inches in the high
jump, and vault 5 feet. The boys will not use
Ispiked shoes or other special equipment in the
I tests.
E.C. Henniger Go.
Grain,, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
City  Real Estate For
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices i«From $35.00 per lot upwards.
Terms i«Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
City Clerk.
.Established 1910
Real Estate and Insurance |
Keildent Ai-fit Qrisisd Forka Tow mite
_.        Cu npany, Limited
Farms     Orchards    City Property
"Agenta at Nelson, Calgary, YVihiilpcg and
other Prairie pointa. Vanoouver Asrenta:
Katabllshed ln 19111, we are In a poalllon  to j
lurnlab reliable information coisoerniusr thia
Write tor free literature
Transfer Company!
City Ba££a£e and General |
Coal,  Wood and  Ice|
for Sale
Office at R. F.  Petrie's Store!
Phone 64
.Science is credited with many great developments, ranging from the discovery of anesthetics and radio to spikeless cactus, meatless
liiiner and stringless bean, but  the one  that
|s commanding    the   greatest attention   in
)lympia,   Washington,   today is the stingless
pee.   The Thurston  county beekeepers, who
lot in the chamber of commerce in  that city
couple of weeks ago, focussed  this optics
|pon a great little playmate for  the children,
new type of bee, of the Adel strain, devel-
bed  by scientific  processes.    This bee is as
firm less as a .soldier at parade rest.   He has
|i stinger—has no offensive armament  what-
fer, and if attacked must depend for defense
fii-ii the speed of his wings.    Ji. J. Campbell
las the exhibitor  of the new scientific won-
Ir.    Adel  i.s said to  be a great little bee,
|nd  of  Washington  climate, and oae of the
.'eetest little honey gatherers that ever hap
;ned. Campbell's Exhibit A drew the attention  of all  the Thnrston county beekeepers.
lie  whole  convention  was abuzz  over the
ingless bee.
Sixteen thousand people killed themselves
in the United States last year. Prominent'aii-
thorities say ^he current "jazz spirit" is the
Analyzed.the "jazz spirit" may be de iiad as
the feverish searching after immediate pleas
But if the "jazz spirit" leads to suicide it
must be a failure.
Human beings were not put on this planet
for pleasure alone, They were put here to
learn Pleasure is simply a guage by which
people can tell whether they are learning
properly or not.
If the kind of pleasures derived from jazz
amusements results in eventual pespondency
and death, jazz pleasure can not be true pleasure at all.
Hectic jazz pleasure are no more real in
comparison with the deep, true pleasures., of
the mind, than the wild, extravagantj Tancies
of the cocaine addict.—Vancouver Sun.
Vacant. unreserved, lurveyed
iown landa may be pre-empted by
irltleh subjects over 11 yeara of age,
nd by aliens on declaring Intention
o become British subjects, condl-
ionsj upon residence, oooupatlon,
uid Improvement (or agricultural
Fall Information concerning regu-
itions regarding pre-emption* Is
;iv*n ln Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
How to Pre-empt Land," copies •(
.hlch can bc obtained free of charge
y addressing   the    Department    of
ands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Oov-
nment Agent
Records will be granted coverim-
niy land suitable for agricultural
jurposes, and which Is not tlmber-
iini I.e., carrying over 6,000 board
teet per acre west of tha Coast Range
ind 8,000 feet per acre east of that
I; singe.
Applications for pre-emptions are
o be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Dl -
vision, ln whicb the land applied for
is situated, and ar* ma<7u on printed
forms, copies of which oan be ob-
tulnel from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
fly* yeara aad ImprovsjmenU mode
to value of $10 per acre, Including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
For more detailed information see)
he    Bulletin    "How    to    Pre-empt
j'Their first rain in perhaps tens of thousands
■'years wet additional tinman bones recovered
Nt week from the Punajo ranch, near Los
hgeles. Laboring in a quagmire under a
luady downpour the scientists investigating
chance find in a sewer excavation added
rw evidence to their steadily growing belief
c/tneient History
Items Tsken Prom The Orand Porks Sun for ths Corresponding
'Week Twenty Years Ago
One of the largest log jams seen in the
Kettle river for years is now lodged against
the Cooper bridge.
Stanley Davis, a brother of Jeff Davis, arrived in the city on Monday from Brockville,
Ont., and will make his home here in the f'u
The water 'n both the main river and the
North Fork has fallen several feet since last
Friday, and the danger of the threatened
overflow is over for the present.
J. T. Lawrence, who lives across the river
on the Cooper ranch, lost his house and contents by fire on Monday night.
It is currently reported on the streets that
the Kettle Valley line is making preparations
to commence vork on the survey of its North
Fork line.
Applications tiro received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being ilmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
lirlce of first-c'ans (amble) land Is $6
l cr (ii'ro, and second-class (grazing)
land 12 HO per aero. Furlhor Infer-
matlori regarding purchase or lease
f rronn lands Is given In Bulletin
:'<*. 10, l/iml Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
ImLer land, not exceeding W acres,
nay be" pun. boned or leased, tho conditions Including payment of
liisurveycd areas, not exceeding 10
acres, may be leased as. homesltes,
conditio.*!**.! upon a dwelling being
erected in Hie flrst year, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has been sun-eyed.
Tar grazing and Industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acres
may be leased by one person or a
Under the Grazing Act the Province Is divided Into grazing districts
and the range administered under i
Graslng Commissioner. Annual
graslng permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being piven
'o established owners. Stock-owner*;
"tay form   associations    for    range
management Free, or partially free.
■mlts   are  available   for    settlers,
impers and travellers, up to ten
'•-•d.     -
We are agents for the well known Massey-
Harris line of farm equipment. Let us
figure on your needs.
A Complete Ljjie of Garden Toola
Furniture and Hardware
Do you get the fullest use of your telephone? Of course, you use it to call up
a friend, or place an order with a tradesman, but do you always tfaiuk of it when
you need to do something personally?
How many times would the talephone
save you time? If a business man, how
much money would a telephone save you?
How many trips could be saved, if the
telephone were used instead?
The telephone gives direct and prompt
communication with that personal touch .
which brings both parties to a conversation close together.    That is why it has
become one of the greatest factors 0f
business and social life.
Canadian   Bli^d   Babies'  Home
,'Nuraery, IIr<9pital aaa kindergarten
Dominion Chi\rter)  Without Stook Subscription.
DIRECTORS—Hon. Martin Burrell, Hon. President; Hon. J. G. Turri£fr
Pre-iiJent; A. U, FiU'irc.n.sa,, VioePra-ident; BltfarJ Grand, Secretary,
C. Ulaekett Robinson, <"j0P j|aoratary; j. F. McKinley, Treasurer; Lt.-Col.
Whiton, M.D, R. H. Campbell, Thomas Mulvey, K.C, A. E. Provost, W.
Lylo Reid, A. J. Fret maa, Charles H. Pinhey, C.E, W. J. Cairns, and Tom
TRUSTEBS-C. H. Pinheyr, O.B, Thomas Mulvey. K.C, A. J. Freidman
i s.   r 1if*Ue\ X,-''it*>' Banker* Auditor
John I. MacCr .cicen, K.C.    Royal Bank of Canada.     A. A, Crawley, C. A.
, vThe Objeofcs of thi-; Institution, for which Incorporation was reoently obtained, are: "To provide a Home and Refuge for Baby and Infant Blind; to
provide free Scieutiac Care, Training and Maintenance; to Save the Lives of
even a few of the ina***; of suoh unfortunates, who, for the laok of such service, perish every ye 117 and to return these little ones to tbeir parents, at;
school age with normal, healthy bodies und sound minds."
This is a large and graatly needed Child Welfare Service. Careful enquiry
at the Government offices in the verious provinces reveals the fact that there'
are at the presant time nearly 250 Infant Blind in the Dominion. Nothing
haa yet been doue for those helpless little ones. In the United States, IS
years ago, the first home was opened in New York City; they have now homes
in 13 States, all doing excellent work. In England, some time ago, Sir Arthur Pearson organized "Sunshine Honse," Chorley Wood, for Blind Babies,
and he claims that it is the only one io the British Empire. Let us have the
SECOND in Cana-ia. To reach this worthy end monej is urgently required.
Fifty Thousand Dollars is the present objective of the Boajd. While the
Home is to be located in Ottawa it will take in the Baby Bliud from every
province, so that this APPEAIi for funds will be Dominion wide, and an
early and gem-rous response is confidentlf expected. Cheques should be made
payable to the Canadian Blind Babies Howe Association. All remittances
will be promptly acknowledged
/  I
Tell The People
What   You   Have
to Sell y>
Stolen Eggs and the Silk Trade
Above—IWllnst silk In the Flowery Kingdom.      nclow—An Empress liner loading silk at Yokohama nnd
•• Canadian Pacific silk special ,„,*•-1„k through the Rockies. - »
Production of silk dates far Into antiquity, and for
ages the manner of its production was kept secret
Vv to the sixth century A.D. all raw silk was imported
Jnto Europe from China, but the Byzantine Emperor
JUstinian induced two monks to travel; into China to
procure silk worm eggs and though the export of them
•was punishable by death, these monks succeeded in
bringing back a quantity concealed in the hollows of
their pilgrims staves.
From Byzantium, silk cultivation spread into Greece
and Syria, thence into Spain, and thence successively
Into Sicily, Naples, Northern Italy and France, being
lUutablished in Italy in the sixteenth century.
Various determined attempts have been marte, principally between the years lfi22 and 18"*D to establish
the silk industry in America, resulting at one time in a
not inconsiderable production, but tlio excessive cost
•of the labor involved in tlie rearing of the worms and
Jn the reeling of the raw silk from flic cocoons as compared with the trifling cost of such labor in Europe
and Asia, has rendered it Impossible to produce raw
silk at commercial prices on this continent.
Most of the silk imported to America comes 'nm
Japan, Italy and China where, also, tho. humidity of tlie
atmosphere contributor, no little to the success of the
Industry in those countries. The greatest importation
Is from the Flowery Kingdom, and this mostly in tbt
raw-sflk form as it is reeled from the cocoons.
Silk is valuable. In one consignment of a few hundred bale3, hundreds of thousands of dollars arc tied
up, and for this roa«m, that no time may ra lost ia
making up tho raw* material and placing tlio finished
.goods upon thc market, the product ot lhe little silk
worm is given transportation facilities whicli few other
commodities enjoy. The bales of skeins are stowed
carefully in the vessels which transport them across
the Pacific, and in such a manner that they can be
speedily and safely discharged upon arrival at the
Canadian or American port. No time Is lost Special
trains made up of passenger baggage equipment await
the, arrival of the vessel if it docks at Vancouver as do
the Empress liners of the Canadian Pacific, and once
the valuable cargo has been sealed into the cars the
train proceeds towards its destination, often making
better time than tbe regular passenger trains.
For the reason that the route is more direct, many
silk dealers in New York, where much of the silk Is
destined, consign their shipments via Canada and during the past few months many interesting time records
have been made over Canadian Pacific lines.
On March 22nd, the "Empress- of Asia" sailed from
Yokohama carrying the largest consignment of silk to
be forwarded from the Orient for some time. The silk
was specially stowed for prompt discharge on arrival
at Vancouver, and from the time the steamer docked,
until the special train to New York left, there was a
lapsed time of only thirteen and one-half minutes per
The silk was delivered in New York about midnight
April 4th, the through time from Yokohama to New
York being 13 days, 8 hours, and 13 minutes, calendar
time. Tbis constituted a record run as far as freight
traffic is concornBil, but passenger traffic Is handled
as readily by this company, a 21 day Europe to Orient
Mi-vice via St. John, N.B., or the St Lawrence route
being regularly maintained.
*\\r      >"<'..
CANADIANS are fortunate in
their National Parks, in that
they have within their borders Alpine scenery which is not
equalled anywhere on the continent, and more and more tbey are
-realizing that holidays in Canada
hold ior the lover of out-of-doors
ail the thrills that could be found
anywhere in the world. Jasper
National Park in the Canadian
Rockies, contain* many high peaks,
eternally snowcapped, and on the
sides of the mountains arc glaciers
which have stood the test of ages.
Millions of tons of ice, stretching in
some instances, almost as far as the
.eye can see, lure the adventurom
climber to new attempts, while in
the calm, peaceful valleys wild
game of all kinds live at peace with
mankind and the world.
Additional bungalows for the accommodation of guests are to be
erected at Jasper Park Lodge, the
log-cabin hostelry of the Canadian
National Railways at Jasper National Park, in time for the opening of the 1924 season, it is announced by officials of the Hotel
Department, Canadian National
Railways. During last season the
popularity of Jasper National Park
was so great that the capacity of
Jasper Park Lodge was taxed, and
the additional   bungalows   being
provided this year will take care of
almost fifty per cent, more guests.
Four 4-room bungalpws, each
room with bath, and two 12-room
bungalows, each room also having
private bath, are being erected. In
addition, a double-deck boathouse,
with the upper floor for conventions, and dancing, ls being constructed, and an octagonal curio
building is being built near the
main Lodge. Four new buildings
are being erected to serve as employees' quarters, the kitchens are
being extended and the main
lounge Is being extended to provide
for a ladies' reception room and for
• men's billiard and card room-
The stock is complete in very
line, and up to-date and of
superior quality.
GBOCEBIES —This department is well stocked*
with everything needed
by the housewife in the
kitchen. The goods are
fresh  and of high grade.
CLOTHING—Our clothing and dry goods department is better-stocked
with seasonable goods
than ever.
PBICES-It will pay you
to get our prices before
buying elsewhere.
"Phone 30
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty*,,
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yale Hotel, First S, i beet
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in*
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Confectionery jj
Imperial Billiard Parlor |
Graud Forka, B. C.
Furniture  Mado to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds,
Upholstering Neatly Done
C.V. Meggitt
Beal Estate and Insurance
> gxoellentfacllltleafor aellln* your tuiu.i
We have tu-eiita at all Coaai slid Prais o
'tollable liiforni'itloii royArdina rnil 11-if.rc'a
oheoifully furulaho'l. We aollolt vciir is,-
Over $1,000 has been paid by the
Province of New Brunswick in wild
cat bounties since the commencement of the present fiscal year. Already approximately 400 claims for
tho 53 bounty offered for each ani- .
mai have been handled by the chief
frame warden's branch of the Department of Lands and Forests, as com- |
Pn«Sd ?fth the 51 cl»im« «**** '"
1923, following the bounty offer
passed by the legislature i» that
The splendid success attained by
irrigationhts in Alberta is evidenced
by the last financial statement of
the Taber Irrigation District. The
report reveals a total surplus collectable or on hand of $30,000, of
which $7,000 is on deposit in the
bank. Operations have been so satis,
factory that negotiations have been
entered mto with the Canadian Pacific Railway to set up a sinking
fu; (1 of $3,000 to $5,000 to redeem
bonds of the district held by the
railway. Tn this way It is hoped
that the district will be cleared of
■*  '*■ '- -   '-.--is  srsurg.
The shortest
thing in the
isn't a mosquito's eyelash or a gnat's
whisker, or any other part of jany insect
If { you doubt this ask the first men
men you meet the following questions*
SI 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 German submarine torpedoed
the Lusifania?
It is a safe bet that you would not
get one correct answer.
Now do you see the necessity of persistent 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?
One step won't take very far,
1 You've got to keep on walking;
[JOne word won't tell folks who you are,
'■.tiYou'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.
Brown started out without a cent;
He's rich now and still rising;
Some say 'twas luck; some say 'tw.
In 1892
we firat offered the public our
Millions    now   use  it   with   great
satisfaction.   Have you tried it?
News of the Gity
The meeting of tbe Grand   Korks
Liberal association in tbe Hennig-ir
building on Monday evening for tbe
purpose of electing delegates to tbe
nominating convention in   Greenwood  was  well attended  by   .ocal
Liberals and by representatives from
tbe outlying polling divisions.   Tbe
following   delegates   were   chosen:
Grand Forks—D. McPbersou, F. J.
Miller.N. L. Mclnnes,Peter Hansen,
C.   V. Meggilt,  Thos.   Wilkinson,
Jobn Donaldson, Jobn Stevenson,
M. H.  Bums and J. R. Mooyboer.
Cascade—R. G.  Ritchie and  Alex
Wilkinson;    alternative,      Robert
Thompson.     Fife—Sam    Telarico;
alternative, A. P. Holm. Paulson—
Harry Griswold; alternative, A.  F.
Michener. Brown Creek—Bob Simp*
sou.     Gloucester—Pat    Maginnis.
Pboenix—Mr,  Forepaugh; alternative, Joe Trombley.
usual spring advance, but was not
as .great as was expected, and not
likely to be maintained. Consumption was not keeping pace witn pro-
tion of tbe metal at present. It was
staled tbat as soon as conditions in
tbe copper market justify it, the
mines will be started up again.
A sitting of the court of revision
will begheld in Greenwood on Monday, May 19th, lor the purpose of
revising tbe list of voters for the
Grand Forks-Greenwood electoral
district An adjourned sitting of
tbe court will be beld at tbe court
house in tbis city on Tuesday, May
20th, wben new nsmes may be
added to tbe list,
According to an announcement
made by L. R. Clapp, general man*
ager of the Allenby Copper company, wbich is controlled by tbe
Granby company, the Copper
mountain property will not" be
operated this spring, and the remaining employees are being paid
off. Tbe reason given for this decision on tbe pirt of tbe Granby
officials, says Mr. Clapp, is tbe
chaotic condition of the copper
market. The present advance in the
price   of copper, be  says, was the
Sealed and marked tenders will be
received by the undersigned up to
Moday, April 28th,at 5 p.m., forthe
purchase of the approach to Fourth
Street Bridge, the pnrchaaer to re-
muve all bridge material within 60
days from letting of lender.
NOTICE is HEREBY GIVEN thnt I ahall.
on MONDAY, lhe 19th ilny of MAY, 1924, at
Ihe hour sjl 10 o'clock In thu iorenoon, at the
Court House, Greenwood, hold a Sitting
of the Court of KevLsion for the purpose
of revising Hie List "f Voters lor the Graud
Porka-Greenwood Electoral District, and of
heurlng and iletermlninjr any aud all objection*] to the retention of nny nume on the
aaid Mat, or to the IteiriHtratlou nn a Voter of
nny isppllcuut for -eiriHtriitlon; nnd for the
other purposca not forth In the "Provlnoinl
I'lei'tloim Act".
Duted hi   Groonuood. II. C, this 8th  dny
of April. 11121.
Keif/itstrnr of Voters
for the
Grsnd I'orliH-firi'sinwoi, I Uloctornl District.
John McKie was the unanimous
choice, of the Conservative conven*-
tion tonight as the candidate to con
test tbe Grand Forks Greenwood
constituency in the forthcoming
general election. Mrs. C. M. Kingston is said to have made one of tbe
best speeches at tbe Greenwood convention.
E. Nord, of Christina Lake, was
found on a vacant lot in tbe city on
Monday morning, and his actions
cast grave doubts as to his sanity.
At an examination before tbe local
doctors be was declared to be menn
tally unbalanced, and on Wednesday be was taken to New Westminster hy tbe provincial police.
At tbe Provincial party convention here this (Saturday) evening
C. A.8 Atwood, of this city, was
nominated to contest the Grand
Forks-Greenwood riding in the interests of the Mcliaeites in the
forthcoming geneial election.
y|-**sa.ias*sa** a*.
*ei*m I
Say "Bayer Aspirin"
INSIST! Unless you see the
"Bayer Cross" on tablets you
are not getting the genuine
Bayer Aspirin proved safe by
millions and prescribed by physicians for 24 years.
Accept only a
Bayer package
which contains proven directions
Hand j* "Bayer" l.oxes of 12 tablets
Altio bottles of 24 ind 100—Druggists
Aspirin In tho trado mark 'registered In
Canada) or Unycr Manufacture of Mono-
acaticacldostot of Sn'.icyllcacltl
*" serve coveriu.f f.0ta 2911s and 291'*s,
Slnillkiimeen Division of Yale District, fa
cuneelleil and thc suid Lands will be open to
purcha.se ouly uniler thc provisions of the
"Luud Act."
Deputy Minister of Lauds.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C..
February 21,1924.
TaOTlCB IS HEItEllY UIVEN that the re-
*■** serve covering certain lands iu the vicinity
of Ket'le Kiver. surveyed aa 1-ota 1487a, 1488a,
2909s and 2910a, ^'iinllkaineeis Division of Yale
District, ia cancelled, and the landa will be
open for purchase ouly, under the provisions
of the "Land Act."
Deputy Minister of Lands
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C,
February 21,1924.
Necessity the Mother of Invention
The secret of making ends meet, is,
not infrequently, the difference
between Success and Failure. Adaptability to hard Circumstances in
order to study them with a view to
overcoming them, is a mere stepping-
stone to the foot of the born Inventor.
And, however we look at them,
Inventors are "born" as well as
An Inventor has the ability to step
off, into Space as it were, to "take
the plunge" to quote the man in the
street, which more timid, or more
sophisticated folk, lack.
Most Inventions come out of two
desires. A desire to save labor, and
a desire for better service. But an
even more fundamental stage lies
back of these. The period in some
man's life, of Rock-bottom Necessity.
And so there has come down to us
from the Ancients, who were fond of
putting Truths into adages the pithy
statement that ''Necessity is the
Mother of Invention."
The Age of Necessity, is therefore
the Age richest in Inventions. The
Inventions of a fundamental order,
those that saved mankind from extinction, rather than those that
spared his strength.
Regarded from this viewpoint what
people more rich in Invention than
the Indian? What people more
capable of "making ends meet"?
What people closer in spirit to the
Secrets of Nature? What people so
able to see possibilities, "a way out"
where no way apparently exists, as
these simple people of the woods,
lakes, rivers, plains and mountains?
From these Fundamentalists, the
Pioneer had at once most to fear and
most to learn. It was this antithesis
which sharpened desire to take-up
the land and hold it against the veritably embodied Spirit of Circumvention. And it was when the early
pioneers began to appreciate the
cleverness of the Indian and the
Indian began to appreciate the qualities of life as introduced by the new
people, that one began to learn' of
the other and to prosper by exchange
of experiences and by exchange of the
inventions for which each stood.
The Indian and the pioneer have
this in common. Both were always
face to face with Necessity. Danger
was clear-cut... everywhere. No
getting away from it. And to some
extent it is interesting to be able to
decipher in most of the primitive
inventions of the Indians, whether
their habitat was the shores about
the Great Lakes, the Prairies from the
Lakes of the Woods to the foothills
of the Rockies, or the Rockies themselves or the littoral of the Pacific, a
certain Something, like an Atmosphere, a curious Fragrance, suggestive of Danger... a bizarre note...
indicative of the presence of the
sinister form or forms which originally
called into existence that particular
I well recall the impressions experienced the lirst time I saw our Indian
guide of the French River, drink from
his paddle. We had gone up the
Murdoch and portaged to Crooked
Lake. (A lake that Only last year was
opened up by the Canadian Pacific
Bungalow Camp—above). Nosooner
had we got into the canoe and gone a
few lengths than the guide ceased
stroking and careened the paddle
blade so that the clean, cool water
dripped as from a clear fountain into
his thirsty m uth and throat. No
weight had changed, the canoe still
ranged ahead from the last stroke,
the guide did not cbange his posture,
there was no round, his eye still commanded the tcene. The action was
so swift and silent that without
bidding my own eye ranged off to the
wooded bank, searching for the
imaginary foe whose mocassined feet
and wary intuition may have traced
the invasion by the summer camper
of this hitherto undeveloped haunt
of trout.
Thus swiftly did this simple act
recall the time when it was first
practiced. That time in the history
of Canada wh-;n the Red man's foes
were so numerous, when the urge of
hunting so keen that even when he
took a drink of water he must never
lose that vigilance which kept him
always on guard.
In itself a mere straw, it holds a
psychological subtlety that in detail
shows us to what necessity and to
what finesse or inventiveness those
who live right down to the elemental
were driven by the combative elemental forces with which they
warred for existence.
We admire these things in ancient.
and distant peoples, but we are given
to overlook them and set little value
by them when they occur at our very
doors as it were.
Canada is particularly rich in
"inventions" of this nature. They
are not here things of the Past but of
tbe living Present. I saw the Indian
drink from the paddle onlv last summer. You may see him this.
Adaptation or resourcefulness in
no simple acts are among these primitives, progressive after a fashion. The
next time our guide took a drink of
the cool lake water, he broke the deep
flower of a pitcher plant from a clump
that grew by the bank and made a
drinkmg-cup of it. Not limited to
one cup you see. And in the transition from the oar we can feel there
was a transition in poetic fancy. It
was a drink of relaxation... a sip
of nectar from the flower's heart.
And had he been of the Far East we
should have said "See the artistic
development of this Jap" but being
of the West and of the Wilds, it was
wholly unlooked for and evoked more
of surprise than anything else. It
called out on elemental feelings of
lurking danger or watchful foes, but
the pleasing cognizance that Art
is Universal and that some of
the primitive inventions follow the
sweeter paths of fancy, rather than
the ever-present Danger spelled of
the "oar-blade" cup*—By Victoria
Bristling Sardines Fat Herring
Soused Mackerel Fresh Mackerel
Baby Mackerel
Something New.   Drop in Saturday and Try a
Phone 25        H. H. Henderson, Prop.
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new inodelsl They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coinl 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 <*1uNDWsira,Br&
Open Saturday Ereninfts Till 10 o'Cloek
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.   ARMSON
Ths new Continental remedy called
la a almple narraleaa home-treatment which
abaolutelrcure;des'neaj, nolseaIn,the head,
for thia naw Ointment, matantly pperatea
upon the aWted part, with ematiUte and
Dermanentaucoeas. SCORES OF WOHDEK-
Mra.K. WlUlnaon. of Slad Boad, Stroud.
wrstsM*-"PUese could trouble jou to send
X^otheFS? of the Ointment. It ia not for
mJaeJ but tor a friend of mine who la at bad
Lfll wM,and oannot get any reat for tbo nol...
Inthe head Heel a new woman, and can Bo
.   tSnSSw and tret a sood night*, real- « nlch
lighted to rssjommend lt.     .   .
MtM WffiSB %-tf'*B
?h.;millUn of Slntment you aent to me at
Veatnor. hai proved a <»«'?1-,".d,X*M*
hwirlnsr ia oow Quite normal, ano tn."« is.
change.'  .
-Try one bc« to-dajr.whleh oan b^E^fSr
t-rtlOB. ,      .
Address orders to:— .
10. South View, Wetllng St., Dartford,
Kent, England.
John Leamy and bis cousin, J.
W. Mclnenly, will leave Sunday
night for Ottawa, wbere tbey intend
to live in future Mr. Leamy has
been a resident of the city for a
number of years.
Abont forty delegates and pros*
pective party supporters left for the
Conservative convention in Greens-
wood tbis evening,
Jobn Donaldson has recovered
from an old-fashioned case of la
grippe. There is a slight difference
between tbat disease and influence.
K. L. Hodgson, who went to Vancouver a couple of weeks ago to consult a specialist regarding a complication tbat   followed an   attack of
influenza,   is  expected  to  return
home tomorrow night.
Fred Clark left the first of the
week for a business trip to the coast
Cautious John
A Chinaman, says the Argonaut,
waa much alarmed by a vicious-
looking dog that always barked at
bim loundly.
"Don't be ifraid of him," aaid
the owner of tbe dog. "You know
the old proverb, 'A barking dog
never bites."
"Yes," said the Chinaman, *'you
know proverb; I know proAerb; but
does the dog know proverb?"
I»ontinion Moniimentni Works
Asbestos Products Co. Booting
-   - FREE  -   -
To advertise and introduce our goods, we will give away five of
our Special Je Lux long distance throe-tube sets, complete in every way
with aerial, phones, B battery and 90 hour storage A-battery, All
guaranteed.    (Regular $175 outfit.)
Investigate This Oiler--We Mean Business
Wo are out to sell 100 of these sets during the next two months, at
our special low price of $115, and will give away one set in every
twenty to the lucky man or woman who is at all interested in radio. All
we ask is the initial payment of $10 on one of the above sets; then as
soon as a block of twenty orders is completed a drawing will be made for
the lucky set, whicb will be installed without further cost. Free demonstration.    Ask for details of drawing.
Winnipeg Ave., Grand Forks, B. C.
Ship Your Cream to
The Kettle Valley
Creamery Go.
We pay the highest price and assnre
you tho most accurate test. Give your
local creamery your trade.
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 styles. '
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western money in
the West.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
The Sun
Job Department
I have opened anew harness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
%■'*%* «3 j
Moa**- "Sn
■a**'!* ■&*•'
•yilii value oi well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a meansof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
VHfing cards
Sh'f -ing tags
Price lists
New Type
Latest Style
Colombia Avenue and


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