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The length of the cigarette holder seems to be in exact proportion to the paucity of wit behind it
BRINGS SUIT AOAINST CAROL
Zlzl Lambrlno, whose marriage to
Crown Prince Carol of Roumania
was annulled in order that he might
marry Princess Helen of Greece.
Now that he has renounced his title
Zlzl ls suing him as the dynastic
reasons no longer justify the annulment.   With her is her little son.
L
OF CITY COUNCIL
e_Ana KETTLE VALLEY ORCHARDIST,"
TWE^Y-FIFTH YEAR—No.   24
"Tell me what you Know ia tru*
; I canfctaeu as well as you."
FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1926
firnppfs nf varieties for different dit*
trie.tp, ind in a bulletin on the cultivation nf the appl" in Canadi issued
br the deoirtment of sericulture nt
Ottawn, lists ef lhe varieties* sui'a-
hle tor the various partH of tbe
country are given.
FAMOUS PLANT
The eegular meeting of the city
council was held in the council
chamber on Monday evening, tbe
mayor and all the aldermen being
present.
A.  F. Crone and J  Murray, on
behalf of tbe Amateur Athletic   aan
sociatioo, reques ed assistance from
the council   towards defrnying ez
peases in connection witb a district
track meet, to be held here on  May , ,
• Q   kt i       is   •,   tt     i    j      j two weeks, brought on by
8   Nelson, Trail, Rossland and sev. ■ b '
eral smaller communities bave
Bgreed to be preeent and tike part
in tbe sports. The meet is to be an
annual event, and will be held alternately in the four cities mentioned
above. A vote of $75 was passed
by tbe council. Tbe council also
made a grant of $25 to the Salvation
Army.
Several lengths of discarded fire
bose weie sold to 11 F. Scott for
• 1 50 a lengih.
Th mayor reported progress in
the negotiations witb the Granby
company in connection witb tbe
purchase of Smelter lake.
The water and light committee
reported tbat tbe city was gelling
plenty of water from lbe Mill creek
flume at tbe preeent time; also that
1200 feet of 4.inch pipe had been
salvaged at the smelter site at a cos't
of 16 cents per foot, but work had
bsen discontinued at tbe preeent
time. Arraugements were being
made to have tbe city pumps given
iheir annual overhauling.
The board of works reported tbat
tbe approach to tbe Cooper bridge
bad been protected with timber
gurds; also that tbe street at Arm
son's corner bad been widened and
greatly improved.
The cemetery and parks committee reported splendid progress in
oonoectioo witb clean up day, the
merchants tepecially responding in
good manner, The refuse was being
used to widen tne street approach
to the City park. Some dead trees
in the City park had been replaced
by trees donated by F. M. Kerby
•nd ;H. A. Glaspell. The Tourist
park wasio first class condition.
The council tixeu a rate of 4 cents
per k.w.h. for electric powerueed at
tbe Orand Forks hospital, sucb rate
to be retroactive to January  1 last.
ARE TOO HIGH
Importance oi Selecting
The Right Varieties
of Apple Trees
The proper relectionof varieties is
probably tbe most important quesi
tion confronting an orchardist. He
must make a selection to suit not
only his climatic conditions but the
particular marketing situation he
occupies as well. Hardiness is a
primary consideration in many parts
of Canada. If catering to a foreign
market, only varieties of good keeps.
iog aod shippiug qualities should
be' considered. Selection should be
limited to not more tban fite varie.
ties which will mature to perfection
in the district in which tbey are to
be grown. The Dominion experimental stations have accumulated a
great deal of information as to   the
Santa Rosa. Cil , April 12 —The
quietude of death hung over tbe
"Valley of tbe Moon" today as San-
ta Rosa ond vincinity prepared to
bury the remains of Lutbej Burbank,
its first civzen and a man beloved
around the world.
Flags are at half mast and there
wee a spirit of reverence in tbe air,
particularly in the vicinity of the
Burbank bome, within whicb the
body of the great naturalist lay.
Deatb came to Burbank at 12:13
a.m. on Sunday, ending an illness of
a   heart
| attack and nervous disturbance. He
j died peacfully aod   painlessly, sinking   from  a stale of coma into un*
consciousness and  then passing   to
the end.
Oo Wednesday Santa Rosa, and
in fact tbe whole section for miles
around, will do bim homage io a
great open air funeral service in tbe
local park.
There will be no orthodox re.
ligious ceremony or no viewing of
th> remains by tbe curious if rever
ent throng. The worn out body of
tbe 77.year-old man wilt be the
quiet surroondiog8 of hia home until it iB put away.
The service will be merely a pub-
l!o demonstration of tbe love felt for
Burhauk bere. Judge Ben Lindsey
is hurrying here* from Denver tode»
liver the eulogy, in compliance with
a request Burbank made eome time
ago.
Tbere will be a reading of the
famous tribute Robert Ingersoll delivered for bis brother and the ritual
of tbe MaBopic lodge, to wbicb Burbank belonged. Dr. Caleb S. S.
Dutton, a TJuit rian pastor, will assist. Tbat will end the service. There
will be no prayer or benediction, for
Burbank, an "infidel" by his own
admission, would bave neither.
His was not faith of orthodoxy.
"My religion is a religion of love,"
he declared recently in an interview
and from the pulpit of a San Fran
cisco church. "I love everybody."
Burbank's last written words were
another statement on bis belieis, an
effort to clear up tbe clouds of mis.,
understanding wbicb followed bis
expressions oo religion and wbicb
brought down upon bim both condemnation and applause from all
over t:.. world.
Mourning tbe scientist's deatb are
bis widow, formerly his secretary,
whom he majried ten years ago; a
sieter, close friends, his gardeners
aod hiB faithful dog Bonita. Tbe
animal was taken daily to Burbank's
sick room for a caress and can not
understand wby his master is not
asking for him now.
Where the body will be buried
still has not been determined.
Friends suggest tbat it shonld be
laid away among tbe flowers and
plants be loved bo well and tbere is
talk of internmsnt in a special me-
monal vault in tbe park here whicb
bears bis name.
Ottawa, April. 10.—Tbe house in
committee of supply yesterday afternoon considered avote of $30,00o
for cold storage plants throughout
Canada. Tbe vote last year was
176,000.
Replying to a question by Hon.
S. F. Tolmie, Conservative,Victoria,
Mr. Motherwell said there bad been
very few eh ptnents of anples to
Australia during the last year.
Dr. Tolmie then brought up   the
question of the amount of money
paid to Britieh Columbia fruit gr w-
ers for apples and tbe sale  price of
this commodity in   Ottawa.   First-
class Delicious apples grown in Brit
Jub Columbia, were sold in tbe capi
tal at 75 cents a dozen.   Wbat pro
portion   of   this   amount, enquired
Dr.   Tolmie,   waB received  by the
British    Columbia     groweit    Mr.
Motherwell said be bad not tbe in
formation   handy but  would secure
it.
R. B Hanson,Conservative,Yotk
Suobury, stated tbat tbe spread between tbe sale prise by producers
of apples in British Columbia and
tbe retail price in Otta a waB accounted for by the "extremely high
express rates." Tbese rates were
outrageous,and he thought tbe minister would be well advised to do
what be could to remedy these higb
tariff rates.
Dr. Tolmie asked whether tbe
people of Qreat Britain preferred
to receive apples io boxes or in
barrels.
Mr. Motherwell replied that tbe
box was more popular. The people
of the Maritime provinces etill stuck
to the barrel.
bis new duties. Tbe new appointee
is an old time resident of the Penticton district, is at th present time
president of the British Columbia
Fruit Growers association and bas
been prominent in public affaire in
bis bome district for many years,
He has an extensive knowledge of
fruit growing and sbould prove an
energotic factor io disposing of land
in tbe Oliver district.
L
According to a new set 3f regula
tions controlling highway traffic, to
beaome effective in May, all vehicles
except motors auJ motorcycles and
bicycles must carry lights oo the
left side and visible from front and
rear. Tbis e'-ould prevent automobiles running into wagons in tbe
darkness.
FROM EVERYWHERE
Charles ReddocK, nousemover or
Calgary, Alta., has undertaken what
seemed to be an impossible task of
moving sixty houses over mountain
roads from Bankhead to Banff. In
forty days he moved thirty-eight of
the houses six and a half miles.
Exports from Canada for the
month of February were $87,512,147
while imports were recorded at $70,-
908,980 for the same period. For
the twelve months ending February
28 last, exports reached a value of
$1,297,744,683 while imports were
fixed at $911,107,055.
GOOD DEMAND
FOR ASPARAGUS
• A. E. Kipping has started to
harvest bis asparagus crop. He
says tbe demand for this vegetable
is brisk and be ia making daily
shipments to Nelson, Trail, Rossland and Qreenwood. He intends
to plant five acres more this summer
for nrxtytar.
Ma. Kipping is also shipping some
potatoes to provincial centers tbis
week. Next week he intends to
make a shipment to Seattle, where
the price at present is said to be
fclOO a ton. He says be bas received
enquiries for potatoes from as far
away as South Africa, aud tbat he
oould bave shipped ten carloads to
tbot country.
One of the largest business transactions recorded in the West took
place here on March 11th last when
the Canadian Co-operative Wheat
Producers mailed approximately
190,000 cheques amounting to a
total of $37,000,000, to members of
the wheat pool.
The rapid development of the fish
oil and fish products industry on the
Pacific coast this year may necessitate the fitting up of three coastwise
vessels as tankers to carry oil from
the reduction plants. Last year one
vessel found this method successful.
Fish reduction -plants, it is estimated, will produce 10,000 tons of
fish meal and fertilizer this year.
Summerland, April 12— Q. H
Harris, M.Sc, of the University of
Britieh Columbia, brother of J.
Allen Harris, one of tbe principal
discoverers of "Illinium," the new
chemical element, aod eon of J. VV.
Harris; of Summerland, is making
some important discoveries in tbi
field of agriculture.
At tbe convention conducted re
cently in Va couver of theCanadian
Society of Technical Education, a
paper was read by Mr. Hairis de
scribing bis investigations of plant
growth at tbo Corvallis, Oregon,
Agricultural college.
Asa result of these experiments,
Mr. Harris has discovered that the
hair rootlets of most trees, especially
fruit trees, do not function and tbat
trees with the rootlets cut off do
better than tbose oo wbicb they are
retained All that is needed is to
leave a good "scaffolding" and some-
thing to bold them in   tbe ground.
Mr. Harris also leode support, to
a certaio extent, to the theory advanced by Pickering, who plauted
trees by "ramming" them into the
ground. This announcement was
considered most important by several horticulturist present, since, as
-Professor Buck stated, it upsets present practices aod tbe fundamental theory of tree planting, it
having been considered necessary to
preserve these rootlets.
Deao Clement and others voiced
the hope that the paper would be
published by Mr. Harris, the dean
mentioning that the author's
brother bad recently become promis
nent as the discoverer of "element
61."
President K. W. Beatty, of th*
Canadian Pacific Railway, has asked
approval of the shareholders for the
construction of two new passenger
vessels of the type of "Montcalm,"
"Montclare," and "Montrose," to be
available for service in May, 1927,
and five freight vessels of 8,600
tons, with a sea speed of about 14
knots, also to be ready for 1927.
PRETENDER TO FRBNCH
THRONE DIES
Due D'Orleans, grandBpn of King
Louis Philippe of FranosS, and pretender to the French throne, died
suddenly at his villa in Sicily.
LOS ANGELES
SEATTLE MI
E. Elliott, a chemist of Los Angeles, C»l , and associates have
taken a lease aod bond oo tbe Seattle
mine, located a few miles north of
tbis city, according to a statement
made yesterday by tbe owner, Robert
Clark.
Mr..Clarkjeaid that Mr.,Ellfott has
a secret process for treating the kind
of ore found in the Seattle, and tbat
a plant to cost io the neighborhood
of 140,000 will be erected at the
property. Tbe amount of the bond
was not disclosed.
Mr. Clark was a pioneer of, Grand
Forks, but (or tbe past ten years be
bas been living in California. Wbile
in the city he has been stopping at
tbe home of hie "daughter, Mrs. E.
R. Shannon, of the North Folk.
SEEK TO JAIL
OFFICIALS
Thirteen is sometimes an unlucky
Dumber when it is made up of a
judge and a jury.
Depth of the water io tbe Loidon
docks is kept Jrom 38 to 42 feet by
constant dredging.
News of the City
Wm. Popoff, a Doukhobor living
twenty miles up tbe North Fork,
committed suicide on .Monday by
shooting himself through tbe bead,
according to ioformation received
by tbe police in this city, Popcff
left a note saying tbat no one waa to
blame for bis deatb. No inquest
will be beld.
During the past season 1,235
moose and 3,508 deer were killed in
New Brunswick. Of the former 207
fell to the-guns of non-resident hunters and 617 of the latter. In the
same year animals killed for fur included 1,667 raccoon; 6,017 skunk;
18,314 muskrat; 5,410 foxes; 9,470
ermine; 177 martin; 2,823 mink;
105 otter; 67 fisher and 192 bear.
The Canadian champion two year
old Ayrshire heifer, "Princess Boa-
trice" 3rd, owned and bred by the
Nova Scotia Agricultural College,
has another record In supply of milk
and butter fat. From January 12
to March 15 she produced 4,010
pounds of milk, an average of 67
pounds a day. Butter fat was 220
pounds for the same period, equal
to 275 pounds of butter.
If there were no other fools in tbe
world we would be more dissatisfied
witb ourselves than ever.
Joe McDonald went up to Greens
wood last week to visit hie brother,
1). J. McDooald, who was a patient
io tbe Dictrict hospital. Dan bad
practically recovered from bis ill
ness aod was about ready to leave
tor bie bome.
E. W. Mutch of Pentictoo lias
been appointed sales manager of the
Oliver project by tbe provincial
government, and he bas assume
Their Majesties King George and
Queen Mary paid a private visit te
the first Exhibition of Paintings
and Sculpture by Canadian artists
which is being shown in London.
Among the exhibits are pictures by
Leonard Richmond of Lake Moraine,
Lake O'Hara and Lake Louise,
painted by the artist during his visit
to the Canadian Rockies last year
with the Trail Riders.
Prison terms are Bought by tbe
crown for foui Nash official who on
Tuesday filed notice io Vancouver
of appeal from their conviction.
Fines aggregating 9*200,000 were
imposed by Mr Justice D. A. Mc<
Donald on the four individuals, aod
on four Nash brokerage houses.
Coincident with the filing of tbe
ooticeof appeal, W. S. Lane, representing tbe crowu, applied to Mr.
Justice M. A Macdonald for leave
to appeal from tbe sentences.
Leave was granted by Mr. Justice
Macdonald aod the crown's cross-
appeal will be heard at tbe same
time as the main appeal at ictoria
in June.
Tbe crowo contends tbat J. A.
Simiogton, S. P. Lloyd, William
ColquboUD aod W. E. Carruthers,
wbo are the appellant Nasb officers,
sbould be sentenced to imprisonment. Nominal imprisonment of
ooe day was imposed by Mr. Justice
D. A McDonald as a basis for tbe
fines ol $25,000 e cb.
Tbe maximum penalty under tbe
law is seven years' imprisonment io
the penitentiary,
According to an announcement by
D. C. Coleman, vice-preaident and
general manager of western lines of
the CP.R. at Winnipeg, the Cana-
dian Pacific Railway is to construct
a hotel of 200 guest rooms on a
downtown site at Regina. This hotel
is being built in response to a request voiced on many occasions by
representatives of the citizens of
Regina.
Stuffiog a turkey ia culinary taxidermy.
Clothes do Dot make the man,but
one thinks more of the turkey wheo
it is well dret-sed, says tbe office
boy.   ,
WHAT NEEDS TO
BE PLANTED EAKLY
The seeds jf certain kinds of
vegetables should be sown early in
the spring for best results, hence one
should be prepared to begin operations in tbe garden as soon as tbe
soil is dry enougb. Those plants of
whi"ib tbe leaves are eaten wbich
sbould be planted early are: Let.
tuce, spinach, mustard and cress,
and tbere is little danger ui planting
tbem too soon. Other vegetables
wbich are gtowu for their' bulbs or
roots may be planted at the same
time, though they are not quite so
bardy as those grown f jr leaves.
Tbese are onions, carrots, beets,
parsuips aod early turnips. Peas
are about as hardy aB these, but
may rot if lhe weather tuins cold
aod wet. iloweve , it usually pays
to plant peas at the eame time -h the
others, as early sown peas give a
much better crop as a rule ihiio if
sown late. Other veg tables which
should ba started early to get best
.esults are cabbages, cauliflowers,
tomatoes and melons The latter
will not stand any frost, hence tbe
plants must be protected in hotbeds
or cold frames or in tbe house until
danget of frost is over. However,
cibbagee aud cauliflower, If well
hardened off b-fore selling out, will
stand several degrees of fins .
The earlier that fruit aid orna
mental trees of all kinds are i I inted
after the ground h dry enough to
dig in the spring the in ire successful
will tbe planting be ilie i nine applies to bush fruits, strawberries
and other herbaceous perennials.
Once the soil lusen the noi-inre of
early ending and the hot riiy winds
(Oine, a much hrger proportion of
plants is likely to die lhao il planted earlier. Hence, our advice,
based on experiei.ee, is lu start
plan ing a>< soon as possible afttr
tbe gruund has tha a tii uut. —W. T.
MacouD.
Where Ignorance isn't bliss   it   ie
folly to -erve bash.
A good dispositiou
wears out.
seldom
Do it now—but only  when  it  is
worth doing.
It's so much easier  to  tell
than to make people believe ii.
lie THE SUN: GRAND FOBKS, BEIT18H COLUMBIA
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OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1926
Notes • Notions • Notables
Despite war's setback of scientific progress,
as applied to the useful arts and needs of peace
times, civilization seems still to be moving
ouward with surprising velocity. Our grand
fathers lived in a day when whatever research
and discovery was going on seemed to net
little that could be applied to everyday uses.
Those wbo have looked into the matter are of
the opinion that the slow movement of pro
gress a generation ago was due principally to
the absence of the urge which comes from a
great necessity. The soil of the country as it
existed fifty years ago was rich from the deposits of recently cut forests. Lumber was
cheap «nd plentiful, water supply abundant
and uncontaminated, there were hundreds of
thousands of square miles of free range, for
cattle and livestock, while inland streams and
the woods were alive with edible fish a d
game. Food and shelter for man and beast
were easily supplied and the thousands othor
wants, as we know them today, did not exist.
Nothing lasts forever, not even the natural
resou ces of a country. A quarter of a century ago substitutes began to be sought out
Soil in" the older provinces began to lose its
great surplus of native fertility and chemists
set to to work to determine the missing ingredients and students began to search out
s urces from which the deficiency could be
supplied. Some began to see that lumber was
mounting in price and that forests, unprotected, wonld not last forever. The result was
that substitutes for wood were sought and
means devised for granting a longer life to the
timber going- into construction. Brick began
to be used more extensively in constrnction;
slate supplanted shingles on the roof. Similar
changes came about in tood supplies for man
and beast. Neglected, or ignored, sources
were called upon, the outstanding discovery
being that many common vegetable sources
would yield needed oils and fats previously
supplied by meat animals. Each invention
seems to bring into use some new product or
force, which has been dorment or wasted
down through the ages. Each discovery seems'
to be but a challenge to some other line of research. The twentieth century realizes that
we are only scratching the surface of the possibilities which He beneath the sea and the
mountain. Discovery is going ahead so fast
that the next generation may look back on
this as a age of crude instruments and limited
discovery. All the straws now blowing point
that way, at least.
vestigation of resistance in children. Babies
of less than six months tend to be calm even
when just awakened or interrupted at meal
time, says the doctor, ut from six months on
perverseness increases until the third year,
oft "in with a minor high point of resistance in
the eighteenth month, which is particularly
apt to appear in the case of girls. After the
third year resistance gradually decreases unril
the child at five years readily cooperates with
an adult who knows how to make himself
agreeable. Girls, on tho whole, show mon1
resistance than boys.
Probably a mortgage produces as much
silent thought as anything.
When the Prince of Wales marries his wife
will receive an annuity of $50,000 from the
British government.
Power from potatoes is Henry Ford's solu
tion for the world's worry about fuel in the
future. We can grow our fuel, he said in a
recent interview, and convert it into electric
energy to heat our cities. Sawdust, apples,
weeds—every bit of vegetable matter that can
be fermented contains potential fuel. An
acre of potatoes in one year will produce
enough alcohol jo drive the machinery necessary to cultivate the field for a hundred years,
Ford declares.
If a man with a mean disposition strives to
conquer it, he also deserves to be an angel.
If your baby girl at eighteen months yells
when you want her to comply with some adult
wish, or your threeyeaj-old pushes you awpy
and says, "No, I won't," do"not be alarmed at
this show of obstinacy. Periodic spells of resistance to even pleasant suggestions are part
of the normal development of the normal
child, according to Dr. D. M, Levy, Chicago
psychiatrist, who has made an  extended
in
FROM EVERYWHERE
Archie Gee, the good-natured chef
on the Canadian Pacific liner Empress of Asia, superintended the
trans-Pacific voyage of 50,000 Canadian fish eggs from Vancouver to
Kobe. The shipment necessitated
extremely careful handling. The
eggs were packed in Ice and had to
be kept at an even temperature during the entire voyage.
Copper is mined chiefly in Canada in northern Ontario, largely in the Sudbury district,
and in several districts of British Columbia.
In 1886 the total output amounted to 3,505,-
000 pnuuds, and it was more than doubled in
six years. Copper was known to exist in the
Sudbury district as early as 1856, but practi
cally no attention was paid to it until 1883,
when the main line of the Canadian Pacific
railway was being constructed. Soon nickel
was found, and the mining of the latter has
gone aheed cf copper mining. In 1923 the
output of copper in Canada amounted to
about 88,000,000 pounds. One year's outpu
of copper in Canada has reached the value of
about *30,000,000.
A man's favorite dish is the one his wife
thinks too much of to throw at bim.
A visitor to Vienna claimed that the Blue
Danube was not so blue as he had been led to
believe. "But that is just a figure of speech,
sir,'' explained the guide. "Ne water is really
blue." "I know all that, but this Blue Danube
has been advertised extensively. It would pay
you to keep it blue even if you have to dump
in a few barrels it' s\ xin » a ow and then."
If you get mad at mean talk, you don't be
long to a soliciting committee.
By a curious law dating back to 1770, all
the grapes left on the vines after the harvest
in the vineyard at Reziers, France, go to the
benefit of the poor and the owners can be fined
for picking the culls.
Poems From Eastern Lands
China
On the Misery of Soldiers
Yellow now is all the grass;
All .(he days in marching pass.
On the move is every man-
Hard work, far and near, they plan.
Black it every plant become;
Every man is torn from home.
Kept on foot, our state iB ead;—
As if we no feeling had I
No rhinoceroses we I
Tigers do we care to be?
Fields like these so desolate
Are to us a hateful fate.
Long-tailed foxes pleased may hide
' Mong the grass, where they abide.
We, in box carts slowly borne,
On the great roads plod and mourn.
-From The Shi-King.
olncient History
[TakenFrom Twentv-Year Old Sun Files.]
The Granby company is now laying copper
down in New York at 8.34c per pound.
Three thousand men are now employed on
c nstruction work on the Greet Northern railway between Midway and Oroville. Work on
the Princejon-Vancouver division will proba
bly begin within 60 days, according to an an
nouncement made in Spokane this week by
officials of the road.
It is reported that R. T. Lowery of Nelson
is contemplating the publication of a newspaper in Greenwood.
The last issue of the British Columbia Ga
zette contains a notice of the incorporation of
the Franklin Townsite Company, Limited.
Rev. T. G. McLeod, tbe new pastor of
Knox Presbyterian church, arrived in the city
this week, and the induction service was held
Thursday evening.
John Jacks bf this city was killed y a cave-
in in the Tiger mine, near Burke, Ida, last
week.
Lord Allenby, conqueror of Palestine, was greeted by huge crowds on
his arrival in Montreal in March.
The leaders of the local militia were
on hand to do homage to the famous
general who placed a wreath on the
monument to Canada's fallen soldiers
in thc Windsor Station. Viscount
Allenby also spoke at the St. Denis
Theatre.
The Dominion Experimental Farms
system announces the introduction
of a new and valuable variety of
field peas which may mean to the
field peas what Marquis has meant
to the growers of wheat in the
west. The new variety is a selection
from a cross made at Ottawa between Mummy and Black Eye Marrowfat varieties.
Gross earnings of the Canadian
Pacific Railway during 1925
amounted to $183,356,006, as compared with $182,602,166 in 1924,
while working expenses last year
totalled $143,201,230 as compared
with $146,274,914 in 1924, leaving a
balance, after deduction of fixed
charges, of $25,216,259 for 1926, as
compared with $22,656,956 in 1924.
In an interview in Montreal recently, E. W. Beatty, president and
chairman of the Canadian Pacific
Railway, said that tiie-National Conference of Education, scheduled for
April, would be of incalculable importance for the future of the Canadian people. Mr. Beatty is chairman
of the Montreal Committee which
undertook the organization and financing of .the Conference.
Proved safe by millions and prescribed by physicians for
Colds     Headache      Neuralgia       Lumbago
Pain      Toothache     Neuritis Rheumatism
DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEART
Count Thun Hohnstein, one of the
wealthiest men in Czecho-Slovakia,
who arrived on the Canadian Pacifie
liner Montcalm recently, is to pur-
chase a large tract of land around
Calgary. Count Hohnstein, owner
of large properties in Czecho-Slovakia, is well versed in scientific
farming and came to Canada to
verify reports concerning the great
possibilities which await the right
type of settler.
A party of twenty-five schoolboys arrived at Montreal in March,
under an arrangement between the
Macdonald Agricultural College, Ste.
Anne de Bellevue, and the Canadian
Pacific Railway. At the college the
boys receive a short training is the
rudimente of Canadian farm methods
and are placed in suitable positions
on farms in the spring. An experienced eupervisor devotes his entire
energy to see that tke boye are *•*-
taken care el.
Cltwsic blank cards for  rlassy "in
vitationeand announcements.   Sun
Job Department.
YOUNG At 50
Dr. Letfard's New Life] (Tablets
Impart9 to the Old and Middle-aged
Youthf ulneas, Energy and Fitness, retards mental and physical
decay, thus promoting longevity,
Preserves the arteries and tissues,
Sufferers irom Deafness with its many
distressing, accompanying ailments,
as Head noises, deriveal most immediate benefit. Calm refreshing sleep
assured. Gloom, Depression and Ner«
vousnesu iB banished under the influ<
ence of these; Life-giving Tablets
Wrinkles, hard lines aud blemishes
disappear. The skin becomes clear,
light and elastic and the complexion
bright and smooth. Think of the
blessings of perfect health, the pos
sesion of few; the joyof a clear Youth'
ful appearance and tingling blood, of
lustrous hair, bright eyes and health
tinted cheeks; the beauty of radiant
life and the realisation that Time has
been put back Ten years to the envy
and admiration of your friends, and
theunbounded satisfaction of your.
self. Can you allow a golden opportunity like this to pass) Remember
there are no arduous rules to follow,
no restriction on diet, noi are there
any ill effects after. On the contrary
it gives the entire system a feeling of
exhaltation with increased mental
and bodily vigour. Why not look
and feel 30 at 50? Do not delay,
commence the treatment at once.
You will never regret the slight cost
Incurred for such incalculable bene
fits. The price of these Marvellous
Tablets including Mail Charges is
3 Dollars per bottle, dispatched in
plain wrapper on receipt of amount,
Obtainable from
Dr. Legard's Laboratories,
106, Liverpool Road,|Barmibury,
London, England.
S*fi
Accept only  "Bayer" package
which contains proven directions.
Handy "Bayer"  boxes of  12  tablets
Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druggists.
Aspirin Is tne trade mark (registered In Onnada) of Bayer Manufacture at Monoaeetle-
ncldmler ot Ralicyllcacld (Acetyl Salicylic Acid, • et. 8. A."). While It is well known
that Aspirin means Bayer mannfaetnre, to assist the pnbllc against Imitations, tho Tablets
of Bayer Oompany will be stamped with their general trade mark, the "Bayer Cross."
GITY REAL  ESTATE
FOR SALE
Amplications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Pricesi-.From $35.00 per lot upwards.
Terms:—-Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may bc seen at tbe
City Office.
JOHN A. HUTTON.
City Clerk.
Massey-Harris
IMPLEMENTS
We are agents for the well known Massey-
Harris line of farm equipment. Let us
figure on your needs.
A Complete Line of Garden Tools
MILLER & GARDNER
Furniture and Hardware   v
How Many Letters
Do You Owe?
Are the unanswered letters piling up
on you? Are you wondering what your
friends think of your delay in writing to
them? A long distance telephone eall
will make things right again. ,Y6ur
friends will appreciate a chat by wire,
and you will enjoy it, too. The night
rates after 8:30 p.m. are advantageous
for social conversations.
British   Columbia Telephone
Company TBE SUN: GBAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SUN'S PAGE OF PEOPLE AND EVENTS OF PASSING NEWS INTEREST
Manitoba Bees Set out to Make a Record
Type Your Laundry Tickets on This
Who ever heard ot a bive ol bees that in one day
gathered no leas than 25 pounds of honey? If anyone
doubts that the busy bee can De as busy as all that, refer
him to Mr. W. D. Writ»ht who has a large and prosperous
apiary near Souris, which is in southern Manitoba on the
Canadian Pacific Railway, and if anybody doubts the
fertility of the Province of Manitoba or wonders if the
summer suns there shine down on wide fields of glorious
bloom, let him read the following which is gathered from
the columns of the "Souris Plaindealer."
It was on July 31st last that the hive of bees beside
which Mr. Wright stands in the above picture gathered
and stored the twenty-five pounds and established a
record for thia continent and perhaps for the whole
world. There was no doubt about its being true, because
the Provincial Department of Agriculture made the test.
From July 13 to August 3, the hive stood on a scale and
every evening when the bees' work was done and they had
gathered around their fireside to talk it over, the weight
of the hive was taken. The first gain was on July 14
when 1 }i pounds was brought in and from that quantity
the daily take varied up to 14 and 16 pounds. But on
July 31 the bees got together and made a special effort
just to show what they could do in the way of establishing
records.
Perhaps they had just discovered that their efforts
were being recorded. Anyway we can imagine that the
night before, the queen called the crowd together, or
perhaps only the captains of teams, and said something
like this:—
"Now, boy?, the world's got its eye on you and tomorrow's the day we go over the top. Any lad that comes
ia here with less than his full load gets into trouble and
the chap or team bringing in the biggest bag gets a wax
medal with my picture on one side and his own name on
the other."
And how they worked that day! They worked all the
other days of the season too, because the total honey
produced for the season was 4S.}4 pounds. Of course
there were two or three rainy days when they stayed
at home and did chores around the hive, and two or three
other days when it didn't rain, but they stayed home
anyway to look after the local elections or something like
that. And when it was all over no doubt the queen said
"Well; it's been a pretty good working season, I'll tell the
world," and as always is the case the Queen waa right.
Having proved her superiority as an organizer etc.,
it was natural that wider spheres of endeavour should
call to this queen, so Mr. Wright shipped her to a%big
Bee firm in Alabama who are sending him another queen
now, ten of her daughters next spring and three two-
pound packages of bees with three more of her daughters
in command. The trade was worth $35 to the Floradale
Apiaries. The locating, capturing and caging ready for
exportation of the Wright queen was witnessed by J. W.
Breakey, M.L.A., and a representative of the Plain-
dealer. She was indeed a very fine lady and was head of
an enormous population that objected pretty strenuously
to her removal, and you cannot really blame them for
that..
Mr. Wright's Floradale Apiaries thia year produced
almost four tons of honey and he hopes that next year
Southern Manitoba and the neighborhood of Souris
in particular will again Bhow the world something startling in the way of honey production. In the meantime
our friend the queen will continue her campaign for a
bigger and better honey crop.
This, ladies and gentlemen; is a
picture of the only Japanese
typewriter in captivity. It is known
as the "Hobun typewriter. It inhabits the offices of Shanghai, Tokio
and other Oriental cities; is quite
harmless but Bomewhat difficult to
control. It is more complicated than
the Theory of Relativity, runs as
smoothly as a tank crossing the
Rockies and makes more noise than
a duet by a boiler factory and a
Salvation Army band.
Its function is that of typewriting
the Japanese language. It was invented by an Irish mechanic named
Kiota Sugimoto and was. on tho
market in 1915. As a piece of
machinery it is infinitely superior to
tha 'typewritia Americana'. The
latter very seldom haa more than 40
keys, the Hobun has three thousand;
the Americana prints a total of 84
characters, and the Hobun nearly
four thousand. Then again, anyone
can operate the American variety
but how many of our stenos could run
a Hobun, with its thousands of keys
and hundreds of levers.
It has (as we suspected) a unique
key-board arrangement. In fact, it
has no key-board at all. The type is
arranged face upward and serves the
dual purpose of key-board and
printing-type. To one side of the
platen is a lever which, when do-
pressed over the desired character,
affectionately picks the character up,
rubs it gently on "an ink-roller and
finally conveys it up to the platen on
which the paper is rolled and thus,
triumphantly  prints the  character.
We have stated that the machine ll
complicated but really it is simplicity
itself — you merely learn the
Japanese language and a fern thou.
sand of ideographic Chinese characters; familiarize yourself witn the
Hobun's three thousand keys, acquire
mastery over its multiplicity of levers
and then — go ahead and type.
The specimen shown above waa
captured by Canadian Pacific officials
in China and now occupies much of
tho floor space of their office in Shanghai. The expert Chinese stenographer Heated in front of it, has beea
known, when a rush is on, to produce
as much as ono whole page of neatly
typed Chinese Ideographs a day on his
Hobun. This record has not yet beei
beaten. J
THE SUN: GRAND PORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Always  Buy
"SAUDA"
GREEN TEA
The little leaves and tips from high
mountain tea gardens, that are -used
in SALADA are much finer in flavor
than any Gunpowder or Japan. Try it.
NEWS OFTHE CITY
Mies Eileen MePbee, who spent a
fortnight's vacation at the home of
her aunt, Mrs. Harry Mason, left
on Sunday evening for the Arrow
Lakes, where she is teaching school.
It is understood that the Consolidated Mining & Smelling company, which has been doing considerable prospectiog at Hedley, will
shortly commence mining opera
Jinns on a large scale on some of
tl:eir claims ih that district.
Tbe northern lights on Weddes
day were almost as bright as tbe
city lights.
Ed Davis returned to his bome
in Vancouver the latter part of last
week.
F. B. Freeland, of this city, district mining engineer, delivered an
address before the Penticton  board
FIRE THREATENS
OUR NATIONAL
HERITAGE
Carelessness Destroys
3,000,000 Annually
of Canadian Forests
Loss of standing timber by fire continues to be appalling.   On the average
over 3,500 million board feet are de-.
stroyed    annually.     The    forests   of
Canada are being depleted at a rate
they cannot possibly withstand; more
than half of this depletion is due   to
fire, insects and decay.   The future of
the forest industry is just as dependent
on the seedling trees and young growth
as the pulp and paper and lumber mills,
and industry generally, are dependent
on mature timber—both must be saved
from the ravages of fire.
In addition to the shelter afforded by
the forest to the farmer and his stock,
settlers in forested regions are vitally
dependent on the woods for winter
employment. Care with fire in land-
clearing operations is all-essential—
burned timber pays no wages.
Canada has the finest inland fishing
in the world, but the splendid food
and game fish require clean, cool water
in the streams to ensure prolific production. Forest fires are inimical to
fish life.
Game animals attract foreign tourists
and induce Ganadians to seek pleasure,'
health and adventure in the great outdoors. These animals are distinctly a
forest resource—utterly dependent on
it for protection and food. Forest fires
are most destructive of such wild life.
m
Ninety per cent of the forest fires are
caused by carelessness. Are you doing
your part to prevent this wanton waste
and destruction?
CHARLES STEWART
MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR
of trade at the Incola hotel oo
Wednesday night on "Silver Min
ing at Beavernell." The address
was illustrated with  lantern slides.
Mr. -end Mrs. P. C Douglas and
daughter Mary An , of Colville,
spent j. uouple of days in tbe city
this week.
Max Kenyon, of Kingston, Ont.,
airived io tbe city on Monday nigbt
and will visit at the North Fork
bome of his uncle, Jobn Kenyon,
for some time.
Glen Cummings, of Nelson, visit
ed friends in the citv on Tuesday.
Mrs. F.W. Russell and ber brother
Chester returned on Sunday ' from a
week's visit to Colville.
Mrs. W. Truax and daughter Win
nifred have returned home from a
week's visit to Vancouver.
NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF DESERVE
NOTIOE IS HKKKBY UIVEN that Use reserve
^*> covering: Lots 1487s, f»88i, 20081, 2910s,
2911s .issei 2812a, Siinllkameeu Division ol Yale
District, is cancelled.
GEO. B. NADBN,
Deputy Minister of Lands
Department of Lands,
Vietoritt, B.C..
March tUb, 1926.
TIMBER SALE X5639
SEALED TENDERS will be receive-! by the
Minister o( Lands at Victoria uot later than
noots on the 22nd day nf April, 1926, for the
purchase of Licence XMSti, to cut lBAW.OOO
feetoflrlr. Larch, Sp-uce. Ceiiar and Yellow
Pine; 100,710 llown Tls-s; and 799,231 lineal feet
of Cedar Poles and Piling on an area situated on tne heudwaters of Mill and May
Creeks, Simllkumeen Distrlot.
Five (6) years will bo allowed for removal
of timber.
Further particulars of tho Chief Forester,
Viotorla, B. C.^or District Forester, Nelson.
B 0.
Qrace Borron has taken a position
as stenographer in tbe office of tbe
McPherson Garage c mpany.
Frank Haverty h s disposed of
his interest in tbe firm of McKinnon
&JIaverty to bis partner.
A bounty of 10 cents will be paid
for eacb crow killed in tbe province
during April and May of this , ear.
Bach person claiming tbe bounty
must witbin ten days produce tbe
head or carcass of the crow to any
government agent or provincial con*,
stable.
S. T. HULL
Established 1910
RealEstate and Insuiance
Resident Agent Grnnd Forks Townsite
Company, Limited
FOR A SPECIAL CUP OF TEA TRY OUR
CHALLENGE   BRAND
This Tea wa have  had especially blended.
Call in and ask for a sample.
CITY GROCERY
Phone 25 "Service and Quality"
Farms    JOrchards    City Property
Agents at Nelson,  Calgary, Wihnlpeg and
other Prairie points. Vancouver Agent' J
CHEVROLET
See the new Superior Chevrolet betore you buy a
car. There are more cents in theCHOVROLET
DOLLAR than iu any other automobile dcllar.
CHEVROLET Touring ,  $920
" Roadster     920
" Coacb .-.-  1165
" Coupee  1165
" Sedan  1265
" One-ton Truck    990
" Commercial Truck     690
GRAND FORKS GARAGE
FENDER IN
BATTBNBU
TMENTS
LANDS LTI».
Bits.Wished In 1910, we are in t, position to
furnish reliable Information Hmoer-iing this
district.
Write lor free literature
A. E. MCDOUGALL
^CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Rook Creek and district is said to
be booming with sawmills. Tbe
Doukhobors are erecting a mill on
Myers creek opposite tbe McArthur
mill. They will use McArthur's
siding and expect to ship shortly.
Kettle Valley wrecking crews have
salvaged a ocomotive engine tbat
plunged down tbe embankment ten
days ago at Coquihalla and came to
rest 1C0 feet below, with three
freight cars piled on top of it. A.
Clapperton, engineer, remained in
tbe engine cab until tbe engine was
halted, bnt his fireman jumped ae
the engine left the track. Both were
uninjured. Ode rail bad been sprung
by a boulder from a landslide hit
ting it. The engine was towed to
Vancouver for repairs.
Mothers' day will be observed
(brougbout tbe world on Sunday,
May 9, tbis year. Tbe custom of
setting aside the second Sunday io
May as a day of special remem
braoce of mothers bas become firm«
ly established within the last decade
Tbe practice of honoring the occa
sion by tbe wearing of beautiful
flowers and tbe sending of floral
tribute to mother is general, • In
many cities red or pink carnations
are worn in honor of a living mother,
while the white blooms ere reserved
for those who are dead,
A complete line of colored bonds
in all shades for fancy letterheads
and other classes of commercial
printing.  Hun Job Department.
Tbe Sun Presses have twice tbe
speed   of  any otber presses in the
Boundary.  We can save you money
on both long and short runs of com
mercial printing and give you a su
perior class of work.
TIMBER SALB X796S
SEALED TBNDERS will bo reoelved by the
Distrlot Forester, Nelson, not later than
noon on the 21st day of April, 1020, for
the purchase of Licence X7965, near Fisher,
■nan Creek, to eut 69110 dry Cedar Posts.
Ons year will be allowed for removal
ol timber.
Further particulars .t the Distrlot Fores
ter, Nelson. \
FARMS WANTED
FOR CASH
Describe fully and give best price
C. ROLLAR
1018 Sixth Street,
DON'T HESITATE!
PHONE 101R
FORFINE PRINTING
Agent   -
Iruniinion Monumental Works
(i]Asbtrato8 Products Co. Roofinftl
ESTIMATES FURN1SNED
00X8331 GRAND FORKS, B. C
BARGAINS
Get the habit of
trading at our
store
We have exceptionally good bargains in all our
departments
DONALDSON'
Phone 30
GHAND p   RKS
Transfer Co.
DAVIS S HANSEN. Prop.
City Baggage and General
Transfer
K. SCHEEB
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
ealer.in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Confectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
ARMSON
THE 20TH CENTURY SHOE
REBUILDER
We can  and do deliver  the
goods. Shop head of Bridge St
PICTURES
AND PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture  Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds,
Upholstering Neatly Done
R. G. McCCTCHBON
WIMtllrlQAVBHOI
Printing
-T<HE value of wcll-
■*■ printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult ur-» before going
elsewhere.
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Vi'iHng cards
Sh'*" ing tags
Letterheads
Statements
Noteheads
Pamphlets
Price lists
Envelopes
Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
Posters
Mentis
)Se\f Type
Latest Style
Faces
ITHE SUN
Columbia Avenue and
Uke Street
TELEPHONE
B101
Coal,  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Office at  R.  t. Petrie'i Store
Phone 64
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yale Hotel,  First irkkt
SYNOPSIS OF
UND ACT AMENDMENTS
IIPRE-EMPTIOr-8 st
Vacant unreserved, surveyed'Crowa lands
mny be pra.empted by Britlih subjeots over
18 years of age, and by aliens on declaring
intention to become British subjeots, conditional upon res* lenoe. occupation and lm*
provement foragrloultaral purposes.
Full Information coneernlng regulations
regarding preemptions is given In Bulletin
No. 1, Lan I Series," How to Pre-empt Land,"
copies of wbioh can be obtained freo of chnrge
by addressing the Department of Lands.
Vietoria, B. O., or eny Qovernment Agent.
Records will be made covering only land
suitable for agricultural purposes, and which •
is not timberland. I e„ carrying over 5,1)00
hoard feet per aore west of tne Coast Range
and 8 000 feet per aere cast of that range.
Applications for pre-emptlona are to be
addressed to the Land Commissioner of the
Land Recording Division, in wbieh the land
applied for le situated, and are made on
printed forms, ooptes ot on ;bo obtained
from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for five
yearaand improvements made to value of 110
por aore, Including olearing and cultivating
at least five acres, before a Crown Grant ean
be received.;
For more detailed Information tee the Bnl*
latin "How to Pre-empt Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of
vacant and unreserved Crown Lands, not being timberland, for agricultural purposes:
minimum price of tint-class (arable) land Is
IS per aere. and second-class (graaing) land
t2.H0 per aore. Further Information regarding purchase or lease of Crown lands Is given
In Bulletin No. 10, Land Series. "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands." *
Mill, factory, or industrial sites on timber
land, not exoeediug 40 aorea, may be purchased or leased, on oondltions Inoluding
payment of stumpage.
HOME8ITE  LEASES
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20 acreSs
may be leased as homesltos, conditional upon
a dwelling being e-eoted In the flrst year,
title being obtainable after residenoe and
Improvement conditions sre fulfilled and land
has been surveyed.
LEA8E8
For grailng and Industrial purposes areaa
not exoeedlng 640 aores may be leased by ona
person or a eompany.
GRAZING.
Under the Grailng Act the Province la
divided into grailng districts and the range
administered under a Oraxlng Commissioner. Annual grailng permits are
Issued bated ou numbers ranged, priority being given to established owners. Stook-
owners may form associations for rang*
management. Free, or partially free* permits
are availablee for settler*, -tampers and
travellers ap ta ten head.

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