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The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it occurs
L*§*j^m_*
iJina KETTLE VALLEF ORCHARDIST,'
TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR—No. 10
••rell me wliat you Know Is tru-*'!
'I csnftuess-i an well aa you."C
FRTDAY, .JANUARY 8, 1926
WIDOW OF PETER
Accepts Invitation of the
League
President. Coolidge, who hun decided
to accept the invitation of the League
of Nations disarmament eminence.
It i* a significint gosture toward tup-
port of the League i lea
LOCAL LIBERALS
ELECT OFFICERS
Brings Message to Doukhobors in This Country That Young Peter
Is Oomiag
Nels(in,jHnnary6.—A huge
crowd of spectators, including
hundreds of Doukhobors, met
the arrival of Mrs, Evdnkia
Veregin, widow of tbe late
Peter Vere«in, and mother of
•'Younger" Peter.nowin Rus
subject was not even debatab'e- -that
.the Ooukhobrrs werog^'irig to stay.
I Oneoft debated point was sett'ed—
that it was quite true that some of
the cables sent from Nelson to Peter
in Russia did not reach him. Two
cables only were delivered—that announcing the death of the elder Peter
in tho Farron railway coach explosion
on October 29, 1924, and that inform
ing him he had been elected leader in
his father's place. Messrs. Plotnikoff
and Veriehagin said they were able
to get no satisfactory statement from
the government at Moscow asic what
happeueJ to the other cables, nor
were they, in fact, certain that the
cables ever got that far.
Mrs. Veregin stated the Doukho.
bors in Russia held services of mourn
iug for Peter on receiving the news
of hie death, but that on  account of
Annual Meeting Attracts
Large Turnout; Decide
to Hold Dance; Monthly
Meetings in Future
Despite the fact that it was one of
the coldest nights of the present win.
ter, there was a good attendance at
the annual meeting of the Orand
Forks Liberal asso-iation on Wellness.
day night Much routine business
was transacted and plans were formulated to hold more freqnent meetings
in future and to make the programs
more interesting and entertaining,
Thu following office s w.ieeeited
for lhe ensuing year: Honorary presiss
dent, Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie
Kiug; honoriry first vice-president,
Hon. John Oliver; second honorary
vice-p!*BHideiit,D McPherson.M L A,;
presid-iit, John Donaldson; vice-
president. A K Michetier*,8ecretwi'y,
H H Heinle.--..!!; ticn-ii el', H". J
Miller
It was decided to iiiote.isc the exs
eiutive frnm Hve to nine members,
and ihe t.!li.,i<n{ wire placed in
Domination and e'eoted: Mrs Gor
don, Mrs tMicheiier, T Keynolds,
Peter Hansen, ll 0. Ritchie, Robert
Simpson, J, R. Mooyboer, K. Sc' eer
and U A Evans These members
with the preceding officers, wi11 con
stitute the extcutive of the ass i.ia.
tion.
It was decided that the association
should bo'd a dance in the near fu
ture, and the following comuiijtee un
arrangement was appointed: E J.
Fitzpntri k, chuirman K Sclieei-,
McL OoopeJ, Mrs Miphonui'nnd Ais
Gordon.
A special meeting of the assoeiation
will ba held shortly after the dance.
At this moating it is in1 em led to make
arrangements for holding monthly
meetings and to discuss thn nature of
the programs to bo presen'ed at these
gatherings
sia, leader-elect. When the frail the smaller numbers of the  Doukhor.
but   straight    little    woman,   bois there, she understood they were
not equal in extent to the funeral
services held at Brilliant.    They cen-
J. G. Elliott, M.P.
Newly elected member for West Middlesex, who moved the address in
reply to the speech from thu throne at
the opening of parliament this week
clad in black wilh a black fur
cape, and a white kerchiel
about her head, was seen at
the gangway, a perfect hush
fell on the laige crowd, and
neithet Doukhobor nor British Columbian made a move
nor spoke as she was received
and escorted by the British
Columbia Doukhobor leaders
to a waiting auto.
The little woman, with pleasant
face and flashing eyes, though tired,
of course, with her day's t:ain journey—she is 67—which followod two
days 'of we'eome ceremonies ih the
Cow'ey Lundbjeck area in Albeita,
that following a three-day auto tour
in Saskatchewan that covered from
Veregin to Prime A bert, which was
a coutinuous we'eome,const nted to an
interview at I lie house of Anton
Stieloeff. thu Isle I'eter Veregiu't-city;
residence, givittsj li r answeis through
an iuterpreter
When told tha- t !■« people of Nel j
son joined with others in wfrlilnj! hVr
health and a p ea-Hiit time, Mis.!
Veregin, IierffHlf frequent \ li-iliting
up, said she »as pleased to hear the
people of Ne'son were interested in
her urrival, and she waned lo thank
them for their respectful welcome and
their kindness. |
She   said  she   hoped to make her |
home     permanently     at    Brilliant.!
Whether she wouid visit  the  prairie
at times was a matter for lut ore con. j
sidoration.
Her voyage faom Russia, she said, '
considering her ago, had not been'
very trying, and the transportation
companies had been very considerate. '
Until she landed at New York, her
voyage from Russia had only one
break, that at Southampton.
Asked if she bore a message from
ber sou* "Yonug" Peter, she slated
thtt he sent his regards to the people
through her, with ine further message
that as soon as posiible he would
come himself and discuss affairs gen'
erally. j
Neither Mrs. Veregin nor het escort, consisting of Hurry Veregin «i.d
Nick riotnlkoff, who were sent frcui
here as emissaries to young Peter, nor
VI. VV. G izikotr, auttug president of
the Christian Community of Universal Ht-otheehood, were able to say
whether Peter prop'scd to eventually
reside permanently in Canada, go;
buck aud forth between Canada and
Russie, or father a movement of the
Donkhobors still in Russia to Canada i
Mr Plotnikoff, however, emphfiti i
cally denied the interview credited
to Mrs. Veregin in eastern Canada,
where she was represented as discus?
sing the prospeztn for repatriating in
Russia the Doukhobors now in Canada
He said he was present at all interviews, and that she did not discuss
that subject.
AM thc leaders present with ber at
the Nelson   interview declared   that
tered at Veregin, the Doukhobor
headquarters, the village,in which she
also had her home, being near the
city of Rostov, in the province of
Don.
Describing her recent tour in Sat
katchewan, she said she found the
people in an excellent condition, and
everywhere they were very friendly—
at Veregin, Aylemore, and through
the Saskatoon district to Prince Albert. Therejwas no snow and the
auto made the trip without difficulty
While Mrs.  Veregin   visited   Sas
katchewan for six months  about the
year 1905, and so had  personal   ac
quaintances  there,    this is  her first
visit to Ur'tish Cnlutnbir
She will proceed to Brilliant by
the noon train today, and will receive a preliminajy we'eome there,
which is expected ,o include a visit to
Peter'- grave on the hillside overlooking tae Valley of Consolation.
Wednesday night she will   entrain
for Grand Korks, where tho Doukho
bors   of  that area will   have  her for
Thursday and Friday, and are  planning a local welcome.
Then she will return to Brilliant
Santurday, and on Sunday the main
exercises in connection witb her ar-
rial will be held in the open air. if
the weather permits, otherwise in the
big meeting house.
Among many arrivals from the
prairie last night with Mrs Veregin
was Paul Potapoff, manager of the
Alberta branch of the Doukhobor
organization, and among those to welcome hir here in addition to Vice-
President J. P. Shukin, Max Baskin,
late Peter's business associate, and
local Donkheborg, was an advance
delegation from Grand Forks,
THE WEATHEK
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Law's ranch:
Max
Jan   1—Frida y\.   22
2—Saturday     19
3—Sunday „ 22
4—Monday     25
5—Tnesday    27
6—Wednesday  27
7—Thursday  20
Min
17
12
13
17
21
10
0
Inches
Snowfall      64
Brief History
of Spitzenberg
The Sun this week received a thrilling story of
Arctic ad\entures entitled
"My First Winter PolarBear"
direct from Spitzenberg. If
The Sun, after due delibera
tion, finds that it would be
to its advantage to increase
its circulation in that part of
the world, the story will be
printed in an early issue. Our
readers will readily remember
that Spitzenberg is the place
that was first made famous
for having originated the
Spitzenberg apple. In later
years it has gained con ;ider-
able popularity as the summer resort from which the
airplanes hop off on their
jour eys to the north pole.
This brief description should
give our readers who may not
have heard of the place before
a comprehensive conception
of Spitzenberg, and no more
light need be thrown ou the
subject except to say that, as
the community bore a Danish
postage stamp, (he island is
evidently the property of the
kine of Denmark.
Banff Stages Big Winter Classic
The "Tiger of France"
M. Clemenceau the war time premier
and idol of France, who is being urged
to step into the crisis in that country
and save France from the bankruptcy
which faces it. He might be given
powers of a dictator.
SPEECH FROM
lliONE
Reduction in Taxes; Rural
Credits Plan; Tariff Advisory Bourd to Be Appointed Forthwith
Ottawa, January 8.—His
excellency the governor-general in the speech from the
throne, read at the opening of
parliament this afternoon, an
nounced:
Substantial reductions io taxation
Consolidation of certain public
departments.
Measures to retain agricultural
population on the land; to encourage
the return to tbe land of urban
dwellers and repatri tion of Canadians.
Rural cr dits scheme.
Tariff advisory board (for wbich
p ovision was laid last mssiod) to he
appointed forthwith.
Bonrd of ruilwuy commissioners
int-trucUd to include to its gut-iil
rate iuvei-tigatiju row in progffK a
speciil enquiry into lbe cs men of
diversion f Canadian grain end
older (jrotlucis tniougb otber than
C.iuudiiiri pons'. The board slso to
take hui'Ii action under the r.ihvsy
aot us it tmy deem efficient tu ensuie
Utilization of Cauadiad purls 1 ir
Canadian traffic.
Completion forthwith of Hudson
Bay railway.
Bill to transfer natural ri.-ntiicas
to Aloerla and to attend Do:> inion
elections net.
A world-championship Dog Derby to the "Top of the
World and Back" will bo run for the first time in the
hiBtory of dog-mushing at the Banff Winter Carnival this
year, according to plans now being made by the Carnival
committee under President. Standish. 'i'he course from
Calgary to the Great Divide and back to Banff will be the
longest dog race in tho world and will exceed the famous
Pas Derby by 23 mile**. The Strongheart Trophy and one
thousand dollars wili go to tho winner.
From Calgary, the starting point, the dog teamB will
t-avel to a. height of 5,300. feet over a distance of 133
miles. This point is the Great Divide, the backbone of
the North American continent, which in the Canadian
Rockies separates Alberta from Britinh Columbia. The
contestants will then return to Banff via Lake Louise,
completing tho distance of 173 miles. The course lies
over the most fugged scenery in America and will be the
mo.xt unique run over made by dog and sled.
This world-championship dog derby will be made an
r.nnual event at the Banff Winter Carnival from now on.
Among the famous mur.hers who have already signed up
for the race are Ike Mills with hi" team of famous all-
blacks; Harry Knight, thc ]9-ytar-old boy who has
twice already won the Strongheart Trophy and will have
to win it only thin year to (iorne into nossession of it; Jim
Boyce, Fred Pepper, George Child and others of less note.
The end of the race will be celebrated by a big buffalo
barbecue at Lake ivliimowanka, seven mile*« trom Banff.
A special train will run from Calgary to Banff to allow
those who aw the teams start to view the finish.
The Banff Winter Carnival, which lias now become
one of the big Canadian winter classics, will extend over
two weeks thia year, from February 3 to the 17th.
Another feature of this year's events will be the ski-
jumping contests over the new, enlarged hill, which will
be participated in by Nels Nelson, the Canadian Pacific
Railway brakeman who holds the world's championship
in both the amateur and professional classes.
To enable the winter visitors to Banff to Bee something
of the scenery, Bill Pottn, famous Rocky Mountain guide,
will bring in twenty horses to be used to pull ski-jorers and
tobogganers to scenic points in the surrounding mountains.
Other features of the ice carnival will be the ladies'
hockey championships and skating contests for all
classes; swimming contests in the famous hot sulphur
pools; ski and ski-joring races and the packing and saddle
contests by the famous Rocky Mountain guides of West
Canada. Dog teams will be used to taxi the visitors
instead of the familiar Banff Bummer automobile. TheBe
teams will be provided by the Brewrt-ir Transport Company. The city of Calgary having this year discontinued
their own carnival to join forces with the Banff classic. It
is expected that the coming Banff Carnival will be tke
biggest in the history of the Rockies.
EXPORT APPLE PRICES
Tbe following luotalioos have
been receive 1 by cable to tbe Dominion department of agriculture
fiom theCanadian hint trade ouuin
missiouei iu England:
Ulosgow, Jan. 4.—On urio Baldwin, fancy, 12.18 to $2.30; C, i'i. 18
to $2.06; .Spy, fancy, (2.3(1 to 14.42;
Ontario, extia fancy,|l.61) to 13,06)
fftfioy, tl.86.
Hamburg,; Jan. 4. —British Columbia apples ex, S.S. Deutcblaiid,
Ntivtau. Jonathan, extra fancy,
$2,80 to 13 03; faucy,$2.06 to §3.39;
Grimes Golden, fancy, $2.1*0.
London, Jan, 4.—ox, S.S. Seo-
linn. Cux Orange, extra fancy,
$3.83; fancy, $3 39; Washington
Jonathans, extra fancy, $3.39 to
$3 63; fancy, $3 03; C, $2.66; Spitzenberg, extra fancy, $3.10;_ func**,
$2.90; Newtown Pippin,extra fancy,
$3 63 to $3.87; fancy,$2.90 to $3.03
C, $3.15 to $3.39. Market slow.
Found quoted at $4.84.
All prion are for Wednesday and
are wholesale, unless otherwise
quoted, for slock of good merchant-
title quality and condition,
Some men bave no fixed price,
but prooceed to sell out to tbe
highest bidder.
A   wise in.iu   does Ins duty; a  fool
doea bis friends—and lose." them. THE SUN: GBAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
®fo> (&tmb 3farka Bun
AN INOEPEN9ENT NEWJPAPSK
lthe service of national palaces and government buildings, it will be necessary to multiply these sums by five.
G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHO PUBLISHER
'^SUBSCRIPTION RATES—PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addresr -'* ——»—-'cations to
.Thk Grand Fobk3 Suh
Phonb 101 G-hand Forks, B. C„
OFFtCE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1926
- A determined efiort seems to  be made  in
certain quarters to foist the immigration question on the present session of parliament as
the paramount issue beforo the country.   The
Sun can not agree with this element.    It believes that a wise regulation  of our internal
affairs, so that the people now here will become   more   prosperous  than they  are, will
automatically solve the immigration problem.
But  whatever steps  parliament may take to
accelerate the influx of people and capital, on
one point we have formed a decided opinion,
i-e.,against financially assisting people into the
country.    Persons in need of financial assistance are, in the majority of cases, either indolent or inefficient.   This is a class of settlers
that Canada does not need.   Canada is not a
counjry that should havo to resort to buying
her population.    To the person with an ordi
nary amount of brains and a  willingness to
work and a determination  to succeed   she
offers opportunities that no otlier country in
the world can give the  prospective settlers.
Canada has room for millions of immigrants,
but if she does not get the right kind she will
be better off without them.
Somebody is always shooting through the
loopholes in the law.
A new way to give radium treatments of
any prescribed strength very uniformly is to
apply radioactive leather. Prof. Taffarelli of
Turin, Italy, incorporated radinm salts in tanning and found that the prepared skins had
acquired their curative power. It is thought
that they combined into a uniform compound
with probably the albumens ofthe skin. As
the amount of radium salts can be regulnied,
tho strength of the leatherj can be made as
desired. Tho leather has lhe advantage over
many other means of radium treatments in
that it is flexible and can be applied over a
large area and to any part of the body surface
The Sphinx has begun to crack, according
to a jeport from the Egyptiau antiquities de.
partment fiow Cairo. Its 175 foot back,
hitherto unbent by carrying the weight of
nearly 6000 years, is to be strengthened. The
discovery of the break was made recently
when the sand which is constantly encroaching on the Sphinx was cleared away. Dnririg
the work a new tomb was discovered. The
decoration of the interioj of the tomb was
xtraordinary, but the sarcophagus had been
rifled. .   -
FROM EVERYWHERE
Hetent advices from Lt-ndDn, T s-
lanil, are to. the effect that during
thc first nine months of 1925, 26,-
817 British emigrants proceeded to
Canada. This compares with 17,-
706 who went to Australia, 7,743 who
went to New Zealand and 14,668 who
went to the United States.
New financing by Canadian provinces, municipalities and corporations during the month of November show an increase of eight millions over the previous month, the
November bond sales being $19,215,-
200. This compares with sales of
$11,815,990 in October and with $28,-
512,875 in November, 1924.
Fake promoters are for
dren—if they have money.
women and chil-
Painting a house or a
sive.
daughter is expen-
E. D. Cotterell, Transportation
Superintendent of the Canadian Pacific Railway, has issued a statement making effective the resumption of the acceptance of grain for
the port of Vancouver under the
permit system as handled previously. No tough or damp grain can be
shipped on this permit.
Boosting a town with misleading statements
is like giving poison gas to a healthy  person.
People breathe from 14 to 17 times a minute, but not the minute after being defeated
for office.
Notes • Notions • Notables
The efforts  of the United States govern-
nent tn increase the volume and the rapidity
in shipments of crude rubber from the middle
east are   being watched with trepidation by
Brazilian producers, who are naturally heartily in favor of a stand-pat attitude with regard
to the limitation of rubber on tho part of the
British government.   They want to retain the
temporary advantage given them  by abis restriction. One large B.iazilian state (Manaos)
has already nearly paid a debt under which it
has staggered for years from the proceeds of
the rubber boom.   The general attitude of
Amazon rubber men is one of getting out of
it all they can because of tbe probability that
the   high   pjices  will not continue.    Coffee,
cocoa   and   rubber have   beeu the principal
fractors in the recent rise of the Brazilian
milreis in exchange.   The effect of the sharp
increase   in   the price of rub bea has so far
hardly been felt, because very little exporta
tion of that product has actually taken place.
When shipments of rubber begin this product
will become an important factor in exchange
Life  is  not
catalogues.
all roses, except in the seed
French authorities are taking an inventory
of national buildings in Paris with a view to
putting them to tetter use or placing th-m on
the market. Such an inventory was tn.l.
dozen years ago, but a new one was considered necessary on account of the rise iu real
estate values. The total of the list inventory
was 1,705,246,448 francs (approximately
.^50,000,000). The Arc de Triornphc was
estimated at 20,000,000 francs (nominally $4,
000,000), the July Column, erected where
formerly stood the Bastille at 2,710,000 fanes
($540,000); the church and dome of the Palace
of the Invalides, including Napeleon's tomb,
43,5^0,000 francs ($8,700,000); the Pantheon,
50,000,000 francs (*?10,000,000); the Opera,'
53,372,000 francs (110,750,000); the Louvre,
284,392,000 francs ($56,870,000); the palace of
Versailles, includiug tbe Trianon, was estimated at 720,155,000 francs (.$144,000,000). Duncan Ross, M.P. for Yale-Cariboo, was
To olnuiii present values, say the officials of a guest at the Yale last Friday.
Despite civil war, one of China's exports,
human bair, bids fair to increase rbis year. It
is a noticeable fact that the most popular
models and mannequins in New York are appearing before patrons with long hair. Many
women who have bad their locks shingled
have fonnd the style most trying to
their features and are supplementing the shorn
locks with transformations Transformations
of domestic hair are comparatively inexpen-
siAe, but the imported articles are costly.
The real estate boom in Florida
has been affecting the lumber market at Saint John, New Brunswick,
advantageously for the past few
months. A large number of shipments have gone forward to Miami
and further consignments will go
forward with the steadily increasing demands.
According to a report from Vancouver, asbestos of quality as fine
as that of the famous deposits from
which Quebec supplies the world,
has been found near Lytton, British
Columbia. The Development Branch
of the Canadian Pacific Railway ia
carefully examining the mineral with
a view to investigating the commercial usefulness of the product.
Sir John Martin Harvey, famous
English actor, arrived at Saint
John, N.B., on the Canadian Pacific
liner Montnairn, on December 20.
He was met by Bert Lang, manager
of His Majesty's Theatre, Montreal,
and advance agent for Sir John. Mr.
Lang has arranged Mr. Harvey's
tour, through Canada, from Halifax
to Vancouver.
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0? Bayer Company will U stamped tsiti   tlieir g -ritiixl  iraiie mark, tbe "Bayer Orues."
Out of pure humaneness one must say that
few dogs are so homely as the dogs drawn by
the cartoonists.
Poems From Other Lands
Armenia
The Armenian Maiden
In the hush of the spring night dreaming
The crescent tnuon have you seen,
As it shimmers on apricots gleaming,
Through velvety masses of green.
Have you seen, in a June tide nooning,
A languorous full blown rose
In the arms of the lilies swooning
And yielding her sweets to her foos?
Yet the moon in its course and the roses
By Armenia's maiden pale,
When she coyly and slowly discloses
The glories beneath her veil,
And a lute from her mother receiving,
With a blnsh that a miser would move,
She treads a soft measure, believiag
That music is sister to love
Like a sapling her form in its swaying,
Full of slender and lissomy grace
As she bends to the time of her ploying,
Or glides with a fairy light pace.
The lads for her beauty are burning,
The elders hold forth,on old age,
But the maiden Hies merrily spurning
Youth, lover, and matron and sage.
— Haphau Patkanian,
YOUNG AT 50
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Sufferers irom Deafness with its many
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Wrinkles, hard lines and blemishes
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blessings of perfect health, the pos
sesion of fow; the joyof a clear Youth
ful appearance and tingling blood, of
lustrous hair, bright eyes and'health
tinted cheeks; the beauty of radiant
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You will never regret the slight eost
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pany's and   the   British   Columbia   Copper 3 Dollars per bottle, dispatched '
company's smelters was settled last Friday,
the men obtaining the eight hour day.
olncient History
[Taken From Twenty-Year Old Sun Files.]
A new Knights of Pythias lodge was instituted at Midway last night. The knights from
this city who participated in the ceremonies
were: Mayor Hammar, Geo. Chappie, E.
Miller, W. Stewart, S. Nelson, H. A. Sheads,
Geo Coleman, Frank Miller, M. MiUer.P. A.
Z. Pare, H, Sheedy, Arthur Napper, Geo.
Hull, Geo. Hill, Ed Stuart, Henry Eyre, McKenzie and Enfield.
An estimate places Grauby's output for the
past year at $3,269,445. Shipments for the
same period amounted to 53,889 tons of dry
ore.
Advices from the Montreal office
of the Dominion Express Company
are to the effect that one of the
largest and most valuable consignments of pedigree black foxes ever
sent out of Canada, and priced at
over 1100,000, had arrived in Switzerland in perfect condition. The 64
foxes will form the nucleus of a fox-
breeding ranch in Klosters, Switzerland.
Grandmothers are flappers in the
Canadian West. Mrs. Edith Jones,
of Leeds, Yorkshire, who sailed back
to England on the Canadian Pacific
liner Montclare on December 16
told how Bhe learnt to ride horses
and do farm work at Plato, Saskatchewan. She had a great time and
will endeavor to bring Grandpa, her
son and her grandson back to Canada with her In the sprint.
plain wrapper on receipt of amount.
Obtainable from
Dr. Le&ard's Laboratories,
106, Liverpool Koad,|Iiarnsbur*r,
London,, England.
CITY REAL
Applications for immediate purchase,-©!' {.--irand Acreage owned   by  the City,  within   'li
Municipality, arc invited.
Prices:—"From $2.>.0') per lot,upward*.
Terms .---Cash and approved payments.
List  of Lots and  prices  may be seen at the
City Oflice.
JOHN 4. HUTTON.
City Clerk.
Massey-Harris
IMPLEMENTS
We are agents for tlie wjII known Massey-
Harris line of farm equipment. L--t us
figure on your needs.
A Complete Line of Garden Tools
MILLER & GARDNER
Furniture and Hardware
Copper Trails
Extending to various pans of southwestern British Columbia, the copper
trails which we call telephone lines are
ready to carry long distance conversations at speeds ranging from 8,000 to
178,000 miles per second. When speed
counts—Long Distance.
British   Columbia Telephone
Company
BRUNSWICK DULSE Prevents GOITER
Goiter is caused by the lack of iodine in the glands
otthe uoat. BRUNSWICK DULSE contains
Nature's ijJine, a tasty food with a flavor all its
own. If your grocer cannot supply you, write direct to us.enclosing ten cents for a full-size package
ISLAND DULSE COMPANY,   ST. JOHN, N. B. 1/
THE SUN:  OBAND FORKS, BBITISH OOLtUsBLs,
Sun's P age gf People and Events of Passing News Interest
'..-:-■ z ;:;:-,vii~^
Great Soprano Greets "Graod Young Man" of C. P. R.
Watchmen Who Never Sleep
Maria Jeritza, famous singer, atCanad!
H. Ham, of tlit C. P. ti.   (Inset) Candy I*.
''JJow is Colonel George H. Ka
Il of the C.P.R.?" This was ons
the first questions asked hy Mai
Jeritza, (ha most celebrated sopra;
of our time, when she visited Mor.
real on October 9th, 1925.    She e:.
pressed regret whtn she learned th:
the  Dean  of  Canadian  Journal it
was indisposed, and she sent him .
bouquet of candy roses in a can■-.'
vase with the wish that his life r.v-
long continue to bo "lovely as th
roses   and   sweet   as   the   candy '
Colonel Hut*. pent Jeritza a bouqut
of cut (lowers.
When Jeritza tva     >t in Monti-:-,
on March 12tli, 192 i, Colonel K-....
Windsor Station, Montreal, with a bouquet presented to her by herfrlend CoLGcon*.*-
ady vase presented by Mme Jeritza toColonel George H. Ham.
hailed
song i.
Seld
charm
•ted her around Canadian Pael-
dsor Station.  Since that time
i many countries, being
svhere as a goddess of
i ,  queen of beauty.
in, if ever have such personal
and the gifts of a great voice
udcrful dramatic powers been
e.d   as   they   are   in   Maria
!r
pmbin
eritza. ^^^^^
A  few   weeks
..        ago  she  Bang  in
Gardens, London, with great
winning   the   plaudits   of
idiences.
■; includes English In tho
. -.luges she Bijask*, and at
:    nation, Moutroal, she had
nn interesting chat with the engine
men who guided her train to Toronto,
where she sang on October 10th. She
gave the engine men some roses from
bouquets received from appreciative
members of her Montreal audience.
In private life, Maiia Jetitza is the
wife of Baron Popper of Vienna,
described by Colonel Ham aB "one of
the finest looking men I have ever
seen." Baron Popper stands well over
6 feet in height. He and the golden
haired, blue eyed, pearly mouthed
Baroness make a perfect pair.
Jeritzft spends most of tho winter
Binding at the Metropolitan Opera
House, New Vork.
rot, left—Shows lussv tin's Ktins'sl tbe npproncta to tile
Uelstty Horse Passi rlsrht, the passage tlsroiisrh tbe Pnss
Itself, untl the Pnlllser Tstnne!   (be!o*s*s*)<
f" imparalively few of the thousand;; of miles of railroad
i.'in Canada are electrified, but there is no railway
r; ;anizatipn which does not rely to a ureater or lesser
extent on electricity as an aid to efficient operation and
service. Electricity plays an important part in all of the
great Railroad Shops through the country. Some trains
nnd cars are operated by power directly transmitted or
stored in batteries. Bridges are operated, and a thousand
and one electrical devices are iti constant use which
beside being labor saving do away with the human ele-
rr -nt which might make for inefficiency. Numbered
among these are the automatic Block Signals which one
finds distributed along the line of tlio Canadian Pacific,
and notices particularly in the Rocky Mountain passes
where they are moro urgently required.
To the average layman an automatic signal is just a
signal, and the general public is only interested in it
bd auso it giveB added protection, or rather eliminates
possible danger from the portion of track which it governs.
To the railroad official it is more. It acts as watchman
against broken rails, open switches, a fouled track or any
other obstruction.   Through a circuit in thc rail thi
accomplished, and if the circuit be broken, for the rt
that another train is occupying the block, or that thi
an open switch, a br >ken rail, washout or other obs!  >
tion, then .the train approaching the Bignal may nut    a
And while, it awaits a through signal, trains follow;      In
the rear may nni approach for the reason that thev nre
also stopped  by an automatic Bignal  which  will not
release them until the preceding train has passed frnm
that section of the track whieh they desire to i       r.
A perfect system.    No electrical circuit .— no •' n ugh
signal — no train may pass.
The value of this system in the Rockies can hardly
be ovar-estimatod. Not only is labor saved, but thi
companv is able *o or.surp absolute, protection
$1 Brings The Sun to You for 1 1
ea THE SUN: GBAND FOBKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Sun Presses have twice the
speed of any other prenses in the
Boundary. We can save you money
on both long and short mon of commercial priuting and give you a sn-
oerior class of'work.
It is us ea^v to suppress a first
desire *s it is bitrd to satisfy tbe
desires thst follow.
S. T. HULL
Established 11)111
Real Estate and Insurance
Itotideiil Aircnt Urmul Forks Townsite
Coinimtiy, Limited
Gross-Word Puzzle Stained Glass Windows Are Said to Be Effective in Increasing Church Attendan ce
NEWS OFTHE CITY
E.  I nnt :e spending
week at tbe coast.
tbt present
One car of apples was shipped
from this city to ths prairie tbis
week. Tbere are only tbree cars
more now stored in tbe local packing bouse.
J. P. Flood, of the Grand Forks
Meat Market, is reported to be
serioudly ill in tbe Grand Forks hospital
Mrs. Evdokia Veregin, widow of
the late Peter Veregin, arrived in
British Columbia direct from Russia
tbis week, and sbe bas been enter
tained by tbe v rious colonies of
Doukhobors in this province and in
Alberta and Saskatchewan. Today
sbe is visiting tbe colony near tbis
city. Sbe will make her permanent
hame at Brilliant.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Kerman aod
daughter Doris l«*ft on   Monday for
southern California, wh re the wi
spend   tbe   balauce   of   tbe winter
months.
Josaph Galipeau, formerly of this
city but who is now living in Idaho,
was married in Cranbrook  list Fri
•*y- 	
Goidon McCallum, Clifford Brown
a d Kenneth Campbell have res-
turned to the University oi British
. '■ ilumbia after spending tbe hoii-
a iyE with their parents in this city.
Tbe skating rink has-been opened for tbe season and tbe amall boy
smiles once more.
Figures show that Canada's
finance revenue for th? present fiscal
will be $385,000,000 as compared
with $360,000,000 in tbe previous
year. Cnstonis revenue will be
$120,000,000 as compared with
$118,000,000. All departments sbow
increase.
Being decent is something tbat
always encourages imitation.
Politeness bas been  well defined
as benevolence in amall things.
It   takes
pound.
5000   bees  to <veigh a
Charles Mitchell tbis week re-
reived tbd sad new ofthe death of
his mother io Detroit, Mich
J. C. Herron, of South Dakota,
.' sited ut the home of bis sister,
-Irs F. W. Russell, this    eek.
MR. WALTER PRATT
Manager of  Hotels, Sleeping-  and  Dining
Cars,   Canadian National  Railways
Soviet Russia Now Plans Bigger
Wool Production
Ititestan family of thc prosperous farming peasant class.
Tho visit to the United States, nt
this time, of Michael S. Pcreferko-
vltslt, manager'Of the live-stock department of thc Soviet Russian government, Prof. Michel F. Ivanoft of
a Moscow agricultural university,
and N. N. Klebnik, official interpreter, carries with it "all the sicnlfl-
cance of a stop to progressive and
modern methods In tho new Russia.
According to these three representatives of the Soviet government,
Russia now has about 80,000,000
sheep and hundreds of millions of
head of other live stock.
Rambouillet rams have been purchased by them, not to Increase tha
number cr sheep, but to improve
quality. It ls expected that a better
grado of wool will bo produced by
crossing of breeds. In this connection, sheep shearing machinery was
bought to supplant the old-time hand
blades. This In itself is expected to
.net-ease the wool crop about 7%, not
because the machine shears closer
than hand blades, but because it removes the wool evenly and in an.
unbroken blanket, leaving no ridges
on the sheep.
Russia ls anxious to enlarge its
textile business with a view to producing its own wool for manufac-
Pai-ms    JOrchnrde     City Property
Ai/cnts at Nelsou, Calgary, Wlhnlpeg smoother Pralrlc points. Vanoouver Atr-sur :
I'HNDBlt IN
H.VrrHNBU
TMBNTS
LAMM LTI..
Bstpbllsbed in M0. we are tn s. poslllun to
furnish reliable Information r-snoer-.lllg this
district.
Write tor (rselltrtrntiire
turlng purposes. Another committee
from that country has bcen studying
textile mills in Pennsylvania and
Massachusetts.
Admittedly, there is great need ln
Russia for farming implements as
the Russian farmer now has practically all the land he wants, but is
unable to develop all of his ground
because of lack of farm machinery.
Another great need ls dairy machinery such as milking machines,
cream separators, pasteurizing machinery, horse and cow clipping machines and butter-making machinery.
M. PerefcrkoviLim said he Intended
lo buy more than 6,000 sheep, but
owing to misinformation as to the
best buying season, he arrived tn this
country too late to get all he wished,
and so expects that next year ua
.nany as twenty men will be sent io
this country to make these purchases.
Russia in d.-jing everything possible
to improve farming and di trying
methods. Graduates of agricultural
schools are teaching farmers and
dairymen modern methods and the
use of modern machinery.
Many things point to Russia as
one of the world'u great future
sources of dairy products.
Santa Claus bas been down a
great mnny chimneys since he started business, and be is intimately
acquainted with n large number of
people. He knows that the best
kinds of gifts are tbose wbicb please
the whole family, and wbicb bring
tbe excitement and enjoyment of
Christmas every week. That is wby
be looks so jolly when be receives
bunu eds of subscriptions to Tbe
Youth's Comdaoion with whicb to
fill his pack. And. being wise from
long exp-rieoce, he knows tbat
people are likely to overdo things
around Christmas, so be chuckles
when he sticks a Companio into
the top of a stocking. "Be as greedy
as you like," he thinks, "the more,
the better for you."
The 52 issues of Tbe Youth's
Companion for 1926 will be crowded
witb serial stories, short stories,
editorials, poetry, facts, aod fun.
Jus: gcod your order to the address
below and Santa Claus will take care
J delivering ths p-iper to your
home or to the home of a frfend.
Subscribers will receive:
1. The    Youth's    Cnn panion—52
issues in 1926, ao.d
2. The remaining issues of 1925.
All for only |2.
3. Or, include   McCall's   Magazine,
tbe monthly authority on fashions
Both publications, only $2.50.
THE YOUTH'S COMPANION,
S N Dept , Boston, Mass.
Subscription^ Received ai this Office
Interesting Announcement
Word comes fnm Montreal tba
thnt gient family aod farm paper
I'lic Fatnilj* Herald and Weekly Star
has been enabled to reduce its subscription price to One Dollara year,
This certainly will be interesting
news iu every Canadian home where
the Family Herald is known and to
many who will avail themselves of
the offer. At two Dollars a year
Tbe Family Herald and Weekly
Star was generally admitted to be
good value, in fact big value, but
w! en reduced to One Dollar a year
it will certainly be the marvel of
tbe newspaper world.
Canada is proud of that great
Weekly, and bss every reason to be
so, as it bas no superior and few
equals in the world today. The
publishers announce that notwithstanding tbe change in price ovary
feature will not niy be maintained
but improvements will follow. The
publishers are fortunate in being in
an financial position to do this, and
Canadian homos will have the ad«
vantage. Wbrn tbe new rate is
made known it certainly will bring
a rush of subscribers to th Finally
Herald. One Dollar is a small
amount fot such a great paper.
A. E. MCDOUGALL
.CONTRACTOR ANO BUILDER
Alien t
borninicn Monumental Worka
t .Asbestos Products Co. Hoofing;
FOR A SPECIAL CUP OF TEA TRY OUR
CHALLENGE  BRAND
This Tea we have   had especially blended.
Call in and ask for a sample.
CITY GROCERY
Phone 25 "Service and Quality"
MPE THERE ON CLEVELAND
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the uew models? They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright aa now coin! As weatherproof aa a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing, Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Keal Quality. Real
Value. Easy Terms. We are tbe people to mount you right.
J. R. MOOYBOER SB^AKW
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloi-k;
ESTIMATES FURNISHED
BOX 332     GRAND FORKS,
B.C
BARGAINS
Get the habit of
trading at our
store
We have, exceptionally good bar'
gains in all
departments
E.C. Henniger Co.
Grain. Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
our
DONALDSON
'S
Phone 30
ShipYourCream to
Tbe Kettle Valley
Creamery Go.
.VopiV tlia tumult price and astrtre
you th: most accurate tast. Give your
local crcivinury your trade.
KETTLE VALLEY CREAMERY COMPANY
K. SCHEER
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
onler in
Havana Cigars. Pipes
Confectionery
For those that like to put it down
in black   and   white—money spent
on a good Holstein ia a good  invest
ment.
k
DON'T HESITATE!
PHONE 101R
FORFINE PRINTING
- ~*'-'m»ani.-^.'cmf*!*au
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.— GEO.   ARM ON
PICTURES
UD PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds,
Upholstering Neatly Done
R. G. MoCOTCHEON
WINNING AVMUI
Our
Hobby
is
Good
Printing
rpHE value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting .and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
elsewhere.
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Vi:   ;ng cards
Sh';   ing tags
Letterhends
Statements
Noteheads
Pamphlets
Price lists
Envelopes
Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
Posters
Menus
•New Type
Latest Style
Faces
THE SUN
Colon-' in WsMiueand
tm-.'-t. Street
TELEPHONE
R101
GRAND F^RKS
Transfer Co.
DAVIS ft HANSEN, Prop. g|
City Baggage and General
Transfer
Coal*  Wood and
for Sale,
Offloe at
R. F. Petrie'.
Pbone 64
Ice
Store
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty"
sS-Jsi
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yalb Hotkl,  First iiikkt
SYNOPSIS OF
LANDACT AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, un-surveyed, surveyed Crown laVds
msy bs pra-empted by Brltlh subjeots o'er
18 years of aite, and by aliens on declaring
lulcntlouto become Britlah subjeots, conditional upon resi lennc. occupation and improvement for airloultaral purposes.
Pull information concerning regulations
regarding preemntlous Is given In Hui.ctln
No. 1, Laui Series, "How to Pre-empt Laud,"
oopies of whioh can be obtained freo of chnrge
by addressing the Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., or nny Government Agent.
Records will bo made ooverlng only land
suitable for agricultural purposes, and which
Is not timberland. I e„ carrying over 5,000
board feet per aore welt of tne 1,'oast Range
and 1,000 leet per aore east of lhat range.
Applications for pre-emptions are to be
addressed to she Land Commissioner ol the
Latid Recording Division, In wbioh the land
applied for is situated, and ara made on
printed forms, ooplos of oon *|bo obtained
from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for five
yearsaud Improvements made to value of 110
por aore, (noludliur objuring and cultivating
at least live acres, before a Grown Urant ean
be received.
For more detailed Information seethe Bnl*
latin '-How to Pre-empt Laud."
IPURCHASE
Appllcatlonsaro received for purohase of
vaoant and unreserved Crown Lands, not being tlrooerlatid, for agricultural purposes;
minimum prloe of flrtt-olats (arable) land Is
|!i per aore. and second-class (graslng) land
*■.«) per aere. Further Information renard-
ing purchase or lease of Crown lands Is given
In Bullt£in No. 10, Land Series. "Purchase aud
Lease of Crown Lands."
Hill, factory, or industrial sites on timber
land, not exoeedlng 40 aores, may be pur.
chased or leased, on conditions lnolndlng
payment of stumpage.
HOMESITE  LEASE8
Unsurveyed areae, not exceeding 20 acres,
may be leased as homesltes, conditional upon
a dwelling being erected in the first year,
title being obtainable after residenoe and
Improvement conditions ere fulfilled and land
ha* beea surveyed.
LEASES
for grailng and industrial purposes areas
not exceeding NO aeres may be leased by one
person or aoompany.
GRAZING.
Under the Grailng Act the Provlnee le
divided Into graaing districts and the range
administered under a Oraxlng Commissioner. Annual grailng permits ara
Issued bated on numbers ranged, priority being given to established owners. Stook -
owners may form associations for range
management. Free, or partially free, permits
are avallablee for settler**, -sampera and
travellers ap to teu head.

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