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 A lie is a miserable substitute for the truth, but it is the only one discovered up to date
FIELD SPORTS OF
IT
Grand Forks Schools Carried Off a Percentage of
the Honors in All of the
Events
Tbe annual track meet of tbe
schools of lhe Boundary and Koolt-
nay was beld at tbe race track in
Ruckle addition last Saturday.
Nelson, Trail and Midway schools
bad participants io tbe sports. Tbe
attendance, despite tbe threatening
weather, was quite satieiactory and
tbe program was successfully carried
out in its entirety.
High school events:
lOOYirda, Boys—Lmis O'Keefe,
Grand Forks, won; Sim Eustis,
Trail, second.   Time, 11 1-5.
75 Yards, Girls—D. Vyze, Nelaon, wna; Alice McVlyaa, Grand
Forks, second. Time, 10.
120 Yards Hurdles, Boys—James
Innes, Grand Forke, won; H. Karen
holtz, Nelson, second.  Time, 22 3 5,
220 Yards, Boys—Louis O'Keefe,
Grand Forks, woo; H. Farenboliz,
Nelson, second.   Time, 24 3-5.
S8 Yards, Boys—G. Macleary,
Nelson, won; James Shannon,Grand
Forks, second. Time,'21.18 4 5.
Broad Jump, Boys—Sam Eustis,
Trail, woo; Louis O'Keefe, Grand
Forks, second.   15.5J ft.
High Jump, Boys—H. Fareoholtz,
Nelson, won; *Sam Eu9tis, Trail,
Becond.   5 ft.
Shot Put, Boys—Henry Reid,
Grand Forks, worn; Sam Eustis,
Trail, seoond. 32.2 ft.
- 440 Yards, Boy8—George Manson,
Grsnd Forks, woo; H. Fareoholtz,
Nelson, second. 57 -eh.
Pole Vault, Boys—A. Baillie,
Trail, .won; Henry Reid, Grand
Forks, second.   9.11 ft.
One Mile, Boys—A. Smilfie. Nelson, won; James Shannon, Grand
Forke, second. 6.11 4 5.
Broad   Jump,  Girls—M. Tyson,
Trail, won; R". Graves, Nelson,   sec
ond. 13.8 ft.
High Jump, Girls—R. Graves,
Nelson, won; G. Hall. Trail, second
4 ft.
Relay, 440 Yards, Girls—Trail
won, Nelson second.
Reiay.l Mile, Boys—Grand Forks
won, Nelson second. Time, 3.55 4-5
Out of the total number of, poiote
made in the high school events,
Grand Forks secured 50, Nelsou 46
and T.ail 39.
Public school events': ■•-
100 Yards, Boys, Open—W. Ron,
aid, Grand Forks, won; W. Tutt
Grand Forks, second. Time, 12 3-5,
120 Yards, Hurdles, Boys—J
Morris, Trail, won; Fred Mason,
Grand* Forks, second. Time, 21 4 5.
75 Yards, Boys, 12 to 14—W.
Ronald, Grand Forks, won; Ernest
Huttou, Grand Forks, seoond. Time
9 1-5.
50 Yards, Girls, 12 to 14—E,
Collins, Grand Forke, won; P. Mor'
rice, Trail, second. Time, 6 4 5,
75 Yards'Open, Girls— E. Collins
GrandForks, won; P. Morrice, Trail,
Second.   Time, 10,
50 Yards, Boys, 10 to 12—R.
Barnes, Trail, won; Mudie, Grand
Forks, second.    Time, 6.
50 Yards, Girls, 10 to 12—B.Mason, Grand Forks, won; Catherine
Davis, Grand Forks, second. Time,
6 4 5.
Broad Jump, Boys, Open—Mc-
Cuag, Nelson, woo; Lloyd Eustis,
Trail, second.    15.11ft.
Broad Jump, Open, Girls—E.
Collins, Grand Forks, woo; R. Baf«
four, Trail, second. 12.6 ft.
High Jump, Boys, Open—J.
Morrie, Trail, won; McCuag.NeleoD,
Becond.
High Jump, Open, Girls—E.
Collins, Grand Forks, won; Marjorie
Innes, Grand Forks, second. 4 ft.
Broad Jump, Boys 12 to 14—W.
Ronald, Grand Forks, won; Jessie
Allen, Grand Forks, second. 13 1IJ.
Broad Jump, Girls, 12 to 14—E.
Collins, Grand Forks.won; H.Mason,
Grand Forke, second.
Relay, 440 Yards, Girls—Grand
Forks won 1st and 2nd. Time,
I-4..58 4-5.
Relay, 880 Yards, Boys—Graud
Forks won 1st and 2nd. Time,
3.55 4 5.
Total number of points made:
Grand Forks 83, Trail 34, Nelson 9,
Midway 1,
COL. HARRY COCKSHUTT
Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario,
Who has just concluded a series of
luncheons to representatives of
municipalities, which brings the
number of such guests Invited to
Government House, exclusive of of-
flolal guests at state banquets, and
similar events, to eighty thousand.
tz_Ana KETTLE VALLEY ORCHARD!
TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR—No.   28
"Tel! me what you Know is tru»
! I caalduess as well as you."C
FRIDAY, MAY 14, 1926
FROM EVERYWHERE
Sir John Pickford, Chief Scout
Commissioner and Commissioner
for Overseas Scouts and Migration,
recently laid before E. W. Beatty,
President of the G.P.R., his plans
for assisting boys over seventeen
years of age to come to Canada.
Sir John said that more British boys
were going to Australia because the
age limit for assisted passages to
that country was higher than Canada's.
Increasing prosperity in the agricultural industry, resulting ln reawakened interest in the acquisition
of Canadian farm lands, has had the
result of raising the average value
of western farm lands from $87 per
acre in 1924 to $ 38 per acre In 1926.
For the year Prince Edward Island
shows the highest increase at $46
per acre, compared to $40 in 1924.
Of the grain stocks at the port of
Vancouver, which are being steadily
exported, European markets received
practically 27 million bushels and
the Orient 20 million bushels of the
47,640,647 bushels of the 1926 crop,
which had been shipped to Vancouver. The amount of grain in
store at Vancouver is seldom mora
than 4,600,000 bushels.
All local trains coming into Windsor Station, Montreal, from the
Eastern Townships brought supplies
of maple syrup which Increased
rapidly during April. Similar shipments poured into the Place Viger
Station from the Laurentians. Dominion Express officials stated that
the quantities were well up to the
average of former years, while the
quality was also up to the mark.
With the inauguration ef the new
"Redwing" special train service en
the Canadian Pacific Railway line
between Boston and Montreal, a
group of prominent Bostonians were
invited to Montreal on the Initial
trip of the "Redwing" from Boston.
Montrealers went to Boston on the
same special. The "Redwing" cuts
several hours off the old'schedule
between the two cities.
According to the weekly crop t*.
port of the Canadian Pacific Railway the spring opening ef the 1929
season, after one of the finest winters ever experienced ln Western
Canada, finds conditions very favorable. Feed was plentiful and winter
losses less than usual. Prospects
for coming season are fine ewing
to good moisture. There is a liye
demand for new "*Tl"1iTlTii   -*-*-*■■■'
FORCURRENTYEAR
Victoria,May 13.—When finances
are tnken out of politics it is possis.
ble to analyze tbem in a practical
and impartial maimer.
Here are a few facts which should
be of interest to tbe people of British
Colombia:
During the laBt fiscal year the
debt of tbe province was reduced by
$2,980,000; tbe annual debt charges
were likewise reduced by $172,000;
oapital assets also were reduced by
$5,800,000.
It is also wortb pointing out that
the province collected a revenue of
$1,000,000 in excess of its estimates; likewise that (-inking funds
were set aside amounting to $2,500,s
000, inclnding tbe establishment of
a sinking fund for 40 per cent of the
Pacifl-j Great Eastern railway.
Another item of interest is the
fact that the earning power of tbe
provincial sinking funds was increased, by exchanges to longe maturities, by oo less a sum tban
$294,000.
Strangely enough, all tbis was ac-
complithed without tbe imposition
of new taxation aud without increasing the taxation rate.
This, of course, is borne out by
the fact that during the laet session
of tbe legislature taxation on ia*
oome was reduced from 10 per cent
maximum to 8 per cent maximum,
with corresponding decreases on
lower incomes.
In addition to tbis measure of relief, moreover, a reduction of 10 perj
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MAY BECOME GOVERNOR-
GENERAL
General Smuts is being favored by
all parties in South Africa as the
successor to the Earl of Athlone aa
Governor-General of that Dominion.
His appointment would establish a
precedent for native born viceroys.
cent was made in the personal property tax, or total reductio under
all heads of half a million dollars.
Ths (inanciel program for tbe current year includes tbe following:   '
Payment in full of all expendiH
tureB, both capital and current; interest on sinking funds for all fund
ed debt; and on loans, oot forgetting
tbe Pacific Great Eastern, of five
years or ov;r.
This plan also makes prevision
for the payment of interest and loss
on operation in full on Pacific Great
Eastern guaranteed stock, and tbat
of the Pacific Great Eastern sinking
fund in full of 40 per cent of tbe
guaranteed bonds.
Itis similarly intended to  main
tain ,he policy of annu I payments,
hoth of interest and sinking funds,
in respect to the Sumas, S*uth
Okanagan, and all tbe soldier settle-,
ment projects, ss well as of tbe department of industries.
By this method all capital expenditures will be paid out of income
and tbe year sbould be closed witb
a substantial surplus. H^
Here is tbe way to balance tbe
provincial budget under current nd
capital he*ds—a soundly economic
plan.
CROP REPORT FOR
BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Bank of Montreal's
first raport of the season of
crop conditions in British Co
lumbia says: Following a
mild winter, the season is
from two tofoi|r weeks earlier
than usnal. Seeding of grain
advanced and hay is in excellent condition. Grasshoppers
are causing anxiety in the interior. A good acreage of potatoes is being planted. All
tree fruits give promise of a
heavy yield. Small fruits will
probably bs below average.
There is a large increase in
Ae acreage planted to tomatoes. Hops ;are making an
excellent showing. Pasturage
is fair to excellent. The spring
has been unusually dry.
Evolution  is  not a force, but a
process, not a oiuse, but a law.
Putting temptation to flight  isn't
as heartfelt as repentance,
"Daddy" Blair of the Wfld and Woolly West
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1.  Ono of tho stampedes Duel attended.   2.   Dlalr dreHed M Gowboy taking part In
Hudson Bay Parade, 1920, ut the nse ol HV,
The average   young  man makes
love to a girl because be thinks   she!
ibiokf be ought to.
A world - weary Old Timer, one
of the pioneers of the Canadian
West, died recently in Edmonton at
the age of 94. He was known ns
"Daddy" Blair, but hl3 real name
was Telesphore Alexander Blals. As
a scout, soldier and adventurer ho
carried the Hudson's Bay Company
Hag into the remote corners of the
West for half a century, finally
bowing his sturdy shoulders before
the ravages of age. Since the inauguration of stampedes in various
cities in the West, Daddy was always one of the first to attend, no
matter how much he felt the Weight
of his years. He made his last
effort in 1920 when he attended the
Hudson's Bay Parade in Edmonton
at the age of 89.
i Dad was only fourteen years of
age when he left the old homestead
near Montreal. The glamour, the
excitement, the rush and uncertainty of circus life, the shouts of
the performers, the tumultuous applause of happy pleasure-seekers,
lured him. Even the dust bit into
his blood and away went Dad,
around the jworld with Barnum's circus.
One day in London, Daddy was
driving one of Barnum's dght-horse
teams. A little girl mn suddenly
Into tlie street. _ There waa a shout,
a shriek from one of the spectators,
and bofore anyone knew what WaSi
happening Daddy had wrenched the
ponies nlmo'-'t completely around,
saving tho child's life by ahout two
inches. In the mix-up Daddy fell
Into the muddy street, ruining his
clothes. Her Majesty Queen Victoria, who liappenod to witness the
scene, called tho next day, shook
hands with Daddy and had a suit of
clothes sent to him.
Blah- Btarted for tho Northwest in
1852, walking fi-om Ottawa to Fort
Garry. When the Canadian Pacific
Railway was building into Winnipeg
he was put to work on a gang under
Tom Scott, who was later thc firat
victim of the Riel rebellion. It was
Scott who changed Blaiis' name to
Blair.
For over thirty years the Man Who
Wanted Adventure Vent up and down
the country. He served as a scout
for General Stranger he was attach ul
to tho service of Lord Strathcona,
then. Donald Smith of the C. P. H.;
he carried mail for the Hudson's Lay
Company over the Crow's Nest Trail;
and he narrowly escaped being burned to death by Indians. Daddy got
the adventure he had thought be
wanted and he died more satisfied
than many another man would have
been.
For many years, in tlie sunset of
his life, Daddy was a familiar figure
on tho etreetn of Edmonton with his
silvery, patrician n',ustac'.io a d soldierly bearing. But be ended up as
a caretaker for buildings, and finally,
when lho old man oould work no
longer, he was taken care of hy Miss
Chatham of the Beulah Mlstdon. Then
Daddy's eyes began to grow dimmer.
On sunny days he would ask piteous-
ly, "Why Is It so dar':. Dorrm't the
sun come out to play any more ?" So
it grew darker, tho gaunt frame grow
weaker and weaker, n:.il Ilie tired old
feet which had carried their burden
through a glorious, carefree )ifo of
adventure, turned toward tie ■■:■■■*■:■}■
Hunting Grouuds frbire the* will
havo to trudge over rough roads- no
more.
Of CITY COUNCIL
Receipts From Ordinary
Sources for First Quarter Show an Increase
Over Same Period Last
Year
Tbe eegular meeting of tbe city
council was held io tbe council
chamber on Mooday evening, the
mayor and all the aldermen being
present.
A letter was received from the
Greenwood and District hospital
nviting tbe members of tbe council
to attend tbe official opening of tbat
institution on Friday, the 11th Inst.,
when Hon. Dr. MacLean, minister
of railways, will be tbe principal
speaker.
Tbe council engaged the services
of William Young, of ancouver,
to investigate and furnish a report
03 the Smelter Uke dam. f he clerk
was instructed to interview P. M.
Kerby regarding a new snrvey nf
tbe property aod to ascertain the
time it would require to have it.
finished.
The finance committee gave a
brief report of the receipts from the
different departments up to April
30, together with a comparative
statement of expenditures. The re
ceiptfs from ordinary sources showtd
an increase over last year of some
$400, while expenditures for charity
and hospital grantB showed ah in-,
crease of some $850,
The question of hospital grants
of 70 cents per day to tbe Vancouver General Hospital for citizens cf
Grand Forks was discussed, and the
clerk was instructed to notify the
hospital tbat no such accounts already incurred would he paid unlets
tbe provisions of tbe act were complied witb, Tbe clerk was alro in
structed to advise t e local rftizei s
tbrougb the local papers of tie
provisions of tbe act,
Tbe residents of plan 1130 wire
granted two extra bouis for gardi n
sprinkling lo recompense tbem for
poor water service.
it was decided that window lights
io stores sbould be placed on separ
ate melers and lbe amount of power
used charged at the rate of lit centf
per k.w h. The chief of police will
be ask'd to see tbnt window lighig
are turned oo and i,ff at thn propi r
hours, and also to see that the street
lights are turned on.
The board of works was instructed to look into a complaint of tl e
removal of planks from mdewalka
on the Bouth end ol Second strut.
Legal advice will probab'y lie secured in the matter.
Tha petition for a bix foot cemei t
sidewalk on Winnipeg avenue adjoining block tii) was aocep id I y
the council ind notioe of the necera
sary bylaws was given.
The cemetery oommittee reported
there were several apparently vacant
plots in (he cemetery that should be
examined, and if fouud to he vacant
placed on the market.
Tho   parks   committee   repo t d
that   a   mad   hid   : n 'i.irl ■ lr. m
Third street to the enlarged City
park and connecting wilh the Tout.
ist park.
MOTHER ME
INTHEBELLMINE
It is reported from Heaver
dell that Duncan Mcintosh
has exposed a vein ol rich ore
four tp eight inches in width,
which lie is now dev loping,
his at depth, below his famous tennis coun pocket thnt
netted him something like
$80,000, and comparing with
which those (issociateu with
him in tbisdcvelppn ent est!*-
mute that the new tind will
run about $250,000. THE SUN: GRAND FOBKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
ate (grattii Jifarka Bun
AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER
Q. A. EVANS, EDITOR AHO PUBLISHER
SI SUBSCRIPTION RATES—PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the Ubited Statea)     1.50
Addresr **■* *——**—'cations to
sJTbe Grand Forks Sun
Phonb 101 Grand Forks, B. CJ
OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
FRIDAY, MAY 14, 1926
minion government. The central idea of the
new method is that foods preserved by freezing should be chilled rapidly instead of slowly.
Fillets of large fish aie wrapped in waxed
paper and packed tightly ia narrow cans and
sunk in a rapidly circulating bath ef cold
briue. Small fish .are wrapped and packed
whole. Fish preserved by the new .rapid
freezing method bave been kept for six
months, and when thawed out and cookad
could not be distinguished from freshly caught
fish.
Notes • Notions • Notables
Wyre forests of a thousand acres of ancient
oaks, which in the days of Robin Hood was a
royal hunting ground, is to be cleared by the
modern woodman, and the gr und planted in
fir and larch. The authorities decided that
the old oaks, while picturesque, where useless
and occupied altogther too much space for
practical purposes. Canadian foresters are to
have charge of the reforestation. The 1926
program of the government forest department,
in addition, embraces the laying out of more
than 15,000 acres in England and Wales.
.Spruce ond cedar seeds have been brought
from Canada and at The ford marsh will be
established Britain's largest forest since the
days of the Conqueror
Coal, according to the modern theory of
science, was formed from great ferests which
grew on the earth millions of years ago. New
evidence that this theory is sonnd has been
discovered in ;i coal mine near New Frankfort, III., where Carl Noe, a professor at Chicago university, found the fossilized trunk of
a tree. Professor Noe says tbe trunk is ten
ract in circumference and may have beeu 190
eat in le .^"a -vs it ori^intlly gnw. Over the
surface of the fossil are close-set pits, the
scars left where the leaves grew. These an-
cieent trees, the scientist says, had very few
branches aud the leaves grew all over the
trunk like scales on a fish.
Timmius is tha center of Canada's great st
gold aamp, writes Hugh Martin, correspondent
of the London Daily Nt ws in Poj upine
camp, Ontario. Twelve years ago it was a
strip of bush; today it has a population of 15,
000. Timmins has an "up to date fire protection system, electric lights, duplicate high
pressure waterworks system, comp'ese sewage
and disposal plant, incinerator, good hotels,
local and long distance telephone, express,
four chartered banks, mile3of concrete walks,
a capable citizens' band, choral societies,
orchestra and fine churches." Perhaps you
have been thinking of a gold camp as a place
where the men gamble desperately, drink
deeply, swear ornately and sometimes bave a
little shoot-up just for fun. But Martin says
he was entertained at dinner by 300 of the
soberest, kindliest, most seutimental fellows
he ever met. Having put tbe Presbyterian
parson—a strapping yo'nng man—in the chair,
they rose in a body before starting the meal
and saluted the Union Jack. Tben they sang
'God Save the King" devotionally. Then they
sang grace: "Be present at our table, Lord,"
right down the line "To dwell in paradise
with Thee." And tbe singing had a knowledge
able fervor capable of brining out all the parts
in swelling harmony.
Poettfs From Eastern Lands
Arabia
United States mints have turned out more
than four billion of one cent pieces iu the l?st
131 years, but only about 2$ per cent of these
coppers have ever returned. Probably you
you have never seen a bronze 2 cent piece
Yet twenty million of them are in circulation
or have disappeared. They were coined more
than fifty years ago.
A scieatist in Great Britain claims to have
found a way to immunize persons from smallpox and other diseases without vaccination.
His system is to fill a room with immunizing
vapor, and persons sniffing it through their
nostrils will become immune to certain dis
eases.
The Ulster branch of the British Association of Commercial Travelers rejected a proposal that women be admitted to their association. Oue member declared that women
absorbed storekeepers' attention so much that
the man travelers, following them, missed
tbeir trains.
The Song of Maisuna
The russet suit of camel's hair,
With spirits light, and eye serene,
Is dearer to my bosom far
Than all the trappings of a queen!
Ihe humble tent and in nr muring breeze
That whistles thro' its fluttering wall,
My unaspiring fancy please
Better than towers and splendid halls.
Th' attendant colts that bounding fly
And frolic by the litter's side,
Are dearer to Maisuna's eye
Than gorgeous mules in all their pride.
The watch dog's voiee that bays whene'er
A stranger seeks bis master's cot,
Sounds sweeter in Maisuna's ear
Than yonder trumpet's long-drawn note.
The rustic youth unspoilt by art,
Sou of-tny kindred, poor but free,
Will ever to Mbisuna's heart
lie dearer, pamper'd fool, than thee.
LORD DESBOROUOH
Famous English peer, who ls one of
the committee handling the move-
nmnt for the collection of debts due
to Great Britain from several of the
States of the Union, some dating oa
far back as 1838.
Government statistics show that
the average wages per month paid
to farm helpers in the summer of
1925 over the whole of Canada wae'
$40 for men and $22 fer women.
The value of board received wai
reckoned at $23 for men and $1$
for women. The total received,
therefor, for wages and board In
1025, was $63 per month for men
and $48 for women.
At the third triennial conference
ef the Nation*! Council of Education to be held in Montreal during
tiie week of April 5, men famous ih
the world of music -will deliver
addresses which should add much to
the knowledge of the subject. Sir
Hugh Percy Allen, professor of
music in the University of Oxford
and conductor of the Bach Choir at
London, will speak on "Music ae a
National Discipline."
Roy Andrews Chapman, tiie lata*
am explorer of New York, haa
•ailed for the Orient on the Canadian Pacific liner Empress of Russia bound for the Gobi desert where
he will endeavour to establish definite proof that Ancient Asia was
the Mother of Life in Europe and
America. The Andrews caravan
includes noted scientists, taxidermists, photographers and a motion
picture cameraman.
With a population of 9,000,000
Canada has as much foreign trade
as the United States had with a
population of 76,000,000. Mining
production in the Dominion is as
great as when the United States
had 38,000,000. people while Canada
manufactures ss much as the
country across" *,he border did witb
50,000,000 inhabitants.* Today the
Canadian per capita export trade
amounts to $134 while in the United'
8tales it is only $37.
Classic blaok cards for lassy in-
vitationeand announcements Sun
Job Department.
YOUNG AT 50
John Williams, presiding at the Welsh
Caerpilly school managers' meeting recently,
referred to an examiuer's report, which stated
that the teaching of Welsh in Glamorgan,
Wales, was a complete failure, and that tbe
matt* r ought to be given serious consideration. He (the chairman) agreed with the re
port and said it was sad to redact upon it. In
his opinion they would never neve Welsh
propejly taught until they had expert Welsh
teachers.
The Greek government has placed an order
for the minting of new small coins with the
Krupp works of Essen,the converted ammunition plant, says the government's comiflerce
leport. Coins are to be minted to the valne of
65,000,000 drachmas, the alloy to consist of
70 per cent copper, 20 percent nickel and 10
per cent aluminum.
Improvements in refrigeration methods
which may result in widespread changes in
systems of storing perishable foods are being
put i to effect hy a group of shipping experts,
fish distributors, and officials of tha Atlantic
experimental station for fisheries of the Do-
oincient History"
[TakenFrom Twentv-Year Old Sun Files.]
In order to escape from tbe heat and dust
of tbe metropolis of the Ii undary for a few
hours, twenty young men of this city last Sunday chartered a special Kettle Valley line
train aud made a trip to Ferguson for the
purpose of making a rain on the brook trout.
The following are the names of tbose who
oarded the train at II o'clock: Mayor Hutton, L. A. Manly, A. H. Lawder, Ed Davis,
Robert Gaw, Geo. Holford, John Temple,
Harry Hunter, A. Blakeway, Robert Mcln
tosh, Fred Russell, H. A. Sheads, Leo Mader,
Pat Mitchell, Dr., Frank, Miles Barrett, G. A.
Evans, J. D. Campbell, Martin Dufour and
Concuctor Hansen. Martin Dufour was the
chef of the party and presided over the re
freshments de< artment, wbile Messrs. Mader
and Sheads composed the orchestra. The Sun
man was the only occupant of the improvised
pr ss gallery. The catch, owing to a shortage
of bwit, consisted principally of fish yarns.
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Jeffery Hammar' grand aepresntative, and
Geo. Hull, delegate, left on Sunday to attend
the annual convention of the grand lodge of
British Coiumbia, K. of P.
According to all reports, the heavy frosts
last week did but little damage to fruit trees
and vegetables.
Indications point to a race from this city to
Franklin camp between the Kettle Valley and
Great Northern raiiways.
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Cit'zens of Grand Forks are asked to note the following extracts from, the 1925 Amendments to the
Hospital Act:
(4) Where th re is, either within or without the limits of any
municipality, a hospital whieh is maintained by Ibe municipality,
or to the support ot which th« municipality is chief contributor
with the exception of tbe Crown, the municip-lity shall not be
liable in respeot of any patient treated in any other hospital, except
in cases nf emergency, or where the. hospital so maintnired nr sup-
pirted is not io a position to furnish the special treatment ncres-
gary for any certain pntient, nnd authority for that patient to apply for admission to the' other hospital hns heen given hy the
Miyor or Reeve or some duly authorized officer ot Ihe municipality, io which cases the municipaliry shall be liable to te extent
set out in subsections (1) and (2).
JOHN A. HUTTON.
City Clerk
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THE SUN: GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Ambling Along With the Trail Riders
(I) Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance.   (**} Lunch on the Wolverine Plateau.   (3) One uf the Guides,   i4) O.i ilie Wolverine Plateau with Tumbllnii Glucler
ground.   (5) Chief Louis Arbel with bis Kootenay Indians.
The Official Ride of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, commenced
this year on the morning of August 8th and ended at Wapta Camp on the
night of the tenth. Over a hundred members participated. They rode across
country between Marble Canyon, on the Banff-Windermere Highway, to the
Bungalow Camp at Lake Wapta.
The Riders, among them a number of prominent society pec pie, scientists
and artists, all travelling on horse-back, blazed a new passage across the
Wolverine Plateau. Six countries wtre represented] Canada, the United
States, Australia, France, the West Indita and England. The artists, of
whom there were six, made sketches of the -irgin scenery alon*; the route
of the newly discovered trail.
Seven Indians were in the party, six being Kootenays under Chief Louis
Arbel, while the seventh was Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance who gave a
lecture on the Indian Races of Canada to tbe Canadian Club of Montreal
during the winter, and is rapidly becoming famous as an authority upon
Indian affairs.
The artists included Leonard Richmond, R.B.A., and A. L. Leighton of
England; Carl Rungius, Belmore Browne and Richard M. Kimbel, of New
York, and R. Palenske of Chicago. Paris was represented by thc Due de
Nemours, who recently purchased a ranch near Calgary.
■ This was the Becond annual Ride and Pow-pow of the organization. On
the morning of August the eighth, motor, cars conveyed the Riders from
Lake Louise and Banff to the point of departure on the Banff-Windermere
Highway. There guides and horses were in readiness ahd the party immediately mounted and the Ride commenced. The trail led up Tumbling
Creek, past Tumbling Glacier and on the Wolverine Plateau where lunch was
'served. The ride then proceeded along the Plateau with the Wolverine
Palisades, Mount Helmet and the Washmawapta Icefield and Waterfalls on
the left, giving the riders a view of the Ten Peaks on the right.
That night camp was pitched on the Goodsir Plateau and before retiring
the campers gathered around the fire for the usual sing-song, in the shadow
of the cliff which rises sheer six thousand, five hundred feet above its valley.
On the second day the ride led down to Goodsir Creek and up McArthur
Creek, past Lake McArthur. That night was spent of the shores of Lake
O'Hara, the camp there being placed at the disposal of the Trail Riders by
the Alpine Club of Canada. The day ended again with a sing-song.
On the third day, August 10th, the final ride was made from Lake O'Hara
to Wapta Lake, where the expedition was concluded with a Pow-wow, singsong and pale-face dance at Tipi Camp. It is expected that another ride of a
similar hature will take place next year as the undertaking impressed those
who took part as one of the most enjoyable outtinge they have experienced.
Not only does the Ride provide an uncommonly pleasant holiday for sportsmen from Canada and thc United States, but ic also serves the excellent
purpose of making the scenery and the fishing and hunting facilities of the
Rockies known abroad.
LOADING TWO GRAIN CARS A MINUTE
IN RECORD CANADIAN NATIONAL MOVE
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,i::~-^yM-.-,.,.,:-:.:>:
DELIVERIES of grain to tho
lakehead by the Canadian National Railways during September just closed exceeded the-combined deliveries of September, 1924,
and 1023, according to grain figures
issued at Winnipeg on Oct. 1st,
18,913 cars were delivered during
September, 1925, against 4,051 in
September, 1921, and 12,656 in tho
samo month of 1923. The daily
average for September, 1925, was
630 cars against the previous record
of 822, established in September,
1923.
New records wero mado by thc
Canadian National in other branches
of the grain movement also. Marketings during thc month were 52,-
207,000 bushels against the previous
high mark of 39,770,000, made in
September, 1923. Loadings were
27,878 cars and-37,217,000 bushels
during the month compared with
22,508 cars and 28,472,000 bushels in
September, 1923. Total loadings on
Canadian National lines to tho end
of September this year were 29,284
- cars and 39,038,000 bushels, against
11,079 cars containing 14,632,000
bushels at the same date' last year.
On several days toward tlio end
of thc month, loadings reached from
1,400 to 1,500 cars per day, which
during tho ten-hour working day required the loading of approximately
two and a half cars per minute in
order to reach this total. Reducing
the time to seconds it was estimated
that ut least 60 bushels of grain (the
contents of a farmer's wagon box)
were loaded into a,car on Canadian
National Western lines every second
during the ten-hour working day.
The heaviest week of the
season by four million
bushels in grain marketings closed on Oct. 1st.
Loadings for the week
were heavier than any
previous week since the
opening of the grain season by 1,200 cars or nearly
one million bushels. Compared with statistics for
tho same period
last year, the
week's marketings
were just twice those of 1924, while
the loadings were larger by 3,837
cars, or 4,258,000 bushels.
A record week was alSo experienced at the lakehead, when 6,149
cars of grain were unloaded and 60
boats, carrying 13,292,000 bushels,
were cleared for eastern markets.
During the same week last year only
2,208 cars were unloaded and 29
boats, carrying
5,806,000 bushels,
were cleared.
Canadian National loadings for
thu week by provinces were: 8,-
486,000 bushels in
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Manitoba; 6,970,000 bushels in Saskatchewan; 1,571,000 bushels in Alberta; making a total of 10,475,000
bushels, or 8,580 cars, for the period
Marketings at C.N. points wore:
4,167,00 bushels,Manitoba; 11,825,000
bushels, Saskatchewan; 2,220,000
bushels, Alberta; total, 17,508,000
bushels. This leaves in store at
midnight Thursday in country elevators in the three provinces in the
order given above: 2,019,000, 12,-
734,000 and 1,97.2,000 bushels, a
total of 17,355,000 bushels in storage as compared wilh 0,579,000
bushels at tho same dnte last year.
The movement west is speeding
up nlso, ns threshing progresses
n the western districts, 417 euro
(javing arrived at Vancouver during August anil
September. This is just
201 cars more than during the same two
months last year.
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People take The Sun
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it is worth the price we
charge for it. It is
therefore reasonable to
suppose that they read
its contents, including
advertisroents. This
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wifh newspapers that
are offered as premiums with chromos or
lottery tickets
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want businessadver Using by progressive business men who know
that sensible advertising brings results and
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them and you as well,
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Your Grocer Sells
"SAMOA"
GREEN TEA
Have you tried it? The tiny rich-
flavored leaves and tips are sealed
air-tight. Finer than any Japan or
Gunpowder.     Insist upon SALADA.
NEWS OFTHE CITY
The spring term of the supreme
court will open in tbe court bouse
in tbis city oo Monday next, tbe
17th, with Mr. Justice O. A. Mc-
Donnld an tbe bench. It ie understood tbat there is a lengthy docket,
whicb includes one or two sensa
tional cises.
David Fillmore weot over tbe
bank with bis automobile on tbe
North Fork road last Satorday. Tbe
carturned completely over, and R.
A. Brown, wbo was inside tbe car,
was badly shaken up and bruieed
but uot seriously iojured.
B A. Browu left on Monday for
tbe coast on another prospecting
erip. He intends to be away until
next October.
2
Put HanleX, a Trail insur-
atice man, who shot and
killed Nurse Mildred Neilson,
of the Trail hospital staff,
about two years ago, was
sentenced to hang on August
2 at his third trial, concluded
in Nelson last Thursday.
Bound to Learn to Play
Charles G Miller, of Minneapolis,
Minn., after a busy life of seventy*
nine years, now that be has a little
leisure time at his disposal, is learns
iog to play the piano. After be had
taken five or six lessons be broke
his arm, but wbile he is waiting for
hir arm to knit he practices bis ex<
ercises witb one hind.
A company is being organized in
the city for the establishment of a
saw.r ill at Cbristina lake.
A number of Grand Forks citizens
went up to Greenwood today to attend tbe official opening of 'be
Greenwood and District bospftal.
Tbe copious rain* of last nigbt
and     today      were    quite;  uoex
pected, but tbey  were nevertheless
tendered   a  royal   welcome  by tbe
farmers.
Leo Mader and bis mother returned the first of tbe euk from
Loo Angeles, Cal, where tbey have
spending tbe winter months They
made tbe trip in a.motor car and res-
port hiving had an enjoyable vaca*
tion. Mr. Mader says he came
oajk to start an apiary.
.Wm. Bailey and family, who
have been living ou the Covert estate
for some years, left Sunday morning for Spokane
Rev. F. E. Runualls left Tuesday
for Vancouver to attend tbe Becond
annual conference of the United
church.
Mies Helen Campbell left Tuesday
morning for Vancouver to attend
tbe United church conference aB
delegate from tbe local United
church.
J. 8. Hoyce, of Vancouver, one
of the former owners of tbe Rock
Candy mine, arrived iu tbe city this
week t do assessment woak on his
.North Fork properties.
Ben Norris left on Monday  for  a
busiueso trip to Kelowna.
Kuidolpli   Davis,   of   Vancouver,
id visitiog iil.-i parents iu this city.
Geo. E, M licit-  letl  ou    L'uadday
tor   a   trip   through  the Kooteuay
oouotry,
Cuas. Mix id visiting lu the  coast
cities.
lt is easier to restore  aa faded   oi
painting than a borrowed  umbrella.
Circumstanced miy make a doz-in
difit-reui kinda of a man out of the
8smie individual.
i-'ruit Commissioner
Will Visit Province
Oitiwa, May 12.—The Dominion
fruit inspector, G. E. Mcintosh,
anuounces tbat J. Fon-ytb Smith,
Canadian fruit commissioner for tbe
United Kingdom, will vit-it Cauada
during the coaling season and address meetings in the various fruit
provinces in regard to the present
in rketing -ituatioii in lit.a, liritain.
fie will be in British Columbia
from July 18 to 31.
FROM EVERYWHERE
rne maple .sugaring Industry is on
the up-grade again. The yearly*
sugar production with its equivalent
ln syrup decreased from 22,000,00*01
pounds in the '80b to 20,000,001/
pounds a few seasons ago. For 1925
production Is equal to 26,612,289
pounds of sugar.
After one of the mildest winters
In the known history of the Rocky
Mountains, the Banff tourist season
was ushered in during the first week
in April, when a distinguished
group of Australians, under Sir
Frank Heath, of Melbourne, took tha
general drive through the surrounding mountains.
On tke last leg of the 129-day
Round-the-World Cruise, the Canadian Pacific liner "Empress of Scotland" passed through the Panama
Canal, and Miss Katherine Kinney,
a passenger, was elected to operate
the controls of the two Miraflores
locks. In doing this the young lady
raised the vessel fifty-four feet. A
toll of $17,211.25 was paid to deaf
the vessel at the canal.
SJV1U    tktt*
.«v*j exxxt-niuy nave lelB
Canada, on board the Canadian Pacific liner "Monti-ose," for home.
The distinguished general was received enthusiastic illy in every city
throughout his tou. of the Dominion.
He delivered addr< sses showing the
importance of the capture of Palestine to the Allies in the Great War.
V. C. Vickers, managing director
of Messrs. Vickers Ltd., London,
England, who arrived in Canada recently on board thc Canadian Pacific
liner "Empress of Canada," reported
that the shipbuilding industry both
in China and Japan was In a
healthier condition than for many
years past, with shipbuilders favoring the motor ship.
Travelling right across the De-
minion, exclusively on Canadian Pacific lincB and in the palatial special
car "Loch Lomond," Her Grace the
Duchess of Atholl, whose family seat
ls at Banff, Scotland, will make
acquaintance for thc first time in her
life with the world famous resort
In the Canadian Rockies, which took
Its name from her Scottish home.
A. Hatton, general superintendent
of transportation for the Canadian
Pacific Railway, has announced the
Intention of the company to raise the
embargo against the loading of
grain to Fort William and Port'
Arthur and the milling companies
and elevators at Winnipeg. This ia
due to the anticipation of the opening of navigation on the Great Lakes
about April 20.
925 APPLE
Statistics of the output of
apples in the five principal
producing provinces show
that Ontario has the iead as
the greatest apple producer.
Decreases in output in Nova
Scotia, New Brunswick,
Qubec and British Columbia
are repo ted with a remarka
ble increase in Ontario. The
figures by provinces for 1925
are as follows:
Quantity
(Barrels) Value
Nova Scotia.   956,056 9 4,203,252
N. Brunswick     69,292        367,247
Quebec ,.   109,o04        741,227
Ontario 1,587,848     8,336,202
B.C    858,570     6,310,489
Totals, 3,580 770 $20,057,417
THE WEATHER
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for eacb
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Law's ranch:
Max,    Min.
7—Friday 55 45
8—Saturday  60 47
9—Sundav  67 34
10—Mo day..v..   75 40
11—Tuesday  79        41
12—Wednesday  81 46
13—Thursday   83 46
Inches
Kainfalt 40
The total yield of wheat in Canada
for 1925, as finally estimated by
the Dominion Bureau of Statistics,
is 416,849,700 bushels, the second
largest on record, having been exceeded only by the 1923 crop. The
value of this crop is estimated at
$465,116,200, or over $53 per capita
of Canadian population. The average wheat yield was 19.2 bushels per
acre.
Beautification of
Rural School Grounds
TheCanadian horticultural council bas earned the gratitude of every
public spirited citizen in fostering
the ornamental planting of tbe
school grounds throughout the
country. Commencing last year ten
silver cups were offared for m competition in various districts of the Dominion to the rural schools accom
plisbiog the greatest degree of beautification of tbe grounds during the
year. Most of tbe cups were won
last season, but they can not become the property of any school urn-
til won three times, not necessarily
in succession. Witb the winning of
ach cup goes an award of merit
certificate tbat may be framed and
kept by the school as a permanent
record.
L. F. Burrows, secretary of the
horticultural council at Ottawa announces that the number of entries
being received promises keen com pe
titions tbis year. Witb each entry
a photograph of the grounds should
be supplied, to be compared with a
similar picture taken in the autumn
showing the imdrovemeot that has
been made. Trustee boards, Women's
institutes and horticultural societies
are urged to co perote with the
council, wbich will provide iustruc
tions od tbe plants tbat may be used
and their arrangement n the school
grounds.
Acomplste line of colored bonds
in all shades for fanny letterheads
atsd other classes of commercial
printing.   Han 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 tuns of com
mercial printing and give you a superior class of work.
NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF RESERVE
NOTICK IS HKUIiliY lilVRN lhat Ihe reserve
covering Lull H87si, fief's, 290»«, 291(1-1,
2011k mul 291fs, Sliiiilkaniei-ti hlvlslim ol Vnlis
District,In cancelled.
lilill. It. NADHN.
Deput)' Minister ol Lainlsj
Deimitmeiil ol Lands,
Vletnrlo, B.C..
Mar. h »l»i, lirjtS.
S. T. HULL
Established 1910
RealEstate and Insuiance
Resident Airpnt Grsiinl Porks Tovsnslte
Coinpany, Miuitod
Farma    ^Orchards    City Property
Agent* at Nelson,  Ctslsary, Wihnlj,-. mul
other Prairie polnta.   Vanoouver Aa-essr  :
PENlsBUIN
RATTBNUU
TMBNTS
LANDS Ll is.
Ritpbllsheil In l'JIO. wars? in a pnslltsm lis
furnish reliable Information r-'suoer-iin^ till.
district.
Write tor **.. Iltorntitre
A. E. MCDOUGALL
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Agent
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CITY GROCERY
Phone 25
"Service and Quality'
CHEVROLET
See the new Superior Chevrolet before you buy a
car. There are more cents in theCHOVROLET
DOLLAR than iu any other automobile  dollar.
CHEVROLET Touring ,   1886
" Roadster      885
Coach   1080
Coupee    1080
'• Sedan    1200
" Ltndeau. Sedan       1250
«' One-Ion Truck      935
GRAND FORKS GARAGE
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BARGAINS
All men are equal before
the law, but not before the
mother in-law.,
LAND REGISTRY ACT
(Section IM.)
IN Till* MA'ITKROIf I.nt. 17 and 18, llloolt 8,
Map B3, City ol urand Forks.
PKOOF having been Med In ray Offloe nftho
lum cil ('erlllluatesif Title No. 11:11221* tu the
anovo-mcntioneil laud in the name of Gliarlei
Geerve Allen uml bearing dnte ofthe 2Uth November, 18112, I HKRBHY G1VK NOTICHof my
liittlitinti nt the explrati, n of one calendar
month from the tttit, publication hereof to
issue totheiald Charles Oeorge Allen a provisional oertiilcateof title In lien of surh loss
eertifleiile. Any person having any Informs-,
ti'tn with reference to suoh lout certllleate of
title Isj-eiuestssd lo communicate with the
umlersiKlied.
Duted nt the Latin* Registry Office, Kamloops, B.C., this 19th day sf April, 1928.
E.S. STOKES,
Registrar.
Date of flrst publication April 23rd, IMS.
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IIPRE-EMPTION8
Vacant unreserved, surveyed'Orown lauds
J may be pre-empted by Brill-h subjeots over
18 years of age, and by aliens ou declaring
Intention to become British subjeots, ootid i-
tional upon reil ienne. occupation and Improvement for agricultural purposes.
Full lnformiUlon coiieernlns; re'-ulattom
regarding; pre-emntlous Is given In Bulletin
No. 1, Lun 1 Series, "How to Pre-empt Laud/'
copies of whioh can be obtained freo of chnrge
by. addressing the Department of Lands.
Viotorla, B.C., or sny Government Agent.
Records will bo made ooverlng only land
suitable for agricultural purposes, and which
li not timberland, 1 e„ carrying over 6,000
board feet per aore west of tne ('oast Rang*
and 8 000 feet per aore cast of thai range.
Applications for pre-emptions are to be
addressed to -he Land Commissioner ol tha
Land Recording Division, ln wbleli the land
applied for ls situated, and are made on
printed forms, ooplcs ol o in ;bu obtained
from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be ooouplcd for five
ycarsand Improvements made to value of 110
por aore, including oloiiriug and cultivating
at least live acres, beiore a Grown (Jrant ean
be received.;
For moredotalled information see the Bulletin-How to Pre-empt Luud."
PURCHASE
Applications aro received for purchase of
vaoant aud unreserved Crown Lands, not be*
Ing timberland, for agricultural purposes:
mlulmiim prloe of llrst-olass (arable) laud Is
|5 per aore. and second-class (grailng) land
t'2.60 per aoro. Furlher Information regarding purchase or lease of Crown lands Is given
In Bulletin No. 10, Land Series. "Purchase and
Lease ol Crowu Lands."
MID, factory, or Industrial sites on Umber
land, not exceeding 40 aorei, may be pur*
chased or leased, ou conditions Inoludlng
paymeut of stumpage.
HOME8ITE  LEA8E8
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 80 acres,
may be leaaed as homesites, conditional upon
a dwelling being e-eoted ln tha flrst year,
title being obtainable after residence and
improvement oondltions sre fulfilled and land
baa been surveyed.
LEASES _
For graaing and Industrial purpose! areaa
not exoeedlng (HO acres may be leased by ona
person or aoompnny.
GRAZING.
1'nder tbe Grailng Act tbe Province la
divided Into graaing district! and the range
administered under a Oraxlng Commissioner. Annual grailng permits are
Issued based on numbers ranged, priority being given to established owners. Stoek-
owner! may form assoslatlons for range
management. Free, or partially free, permits
are avallablee for settler., tampers and
travellers dp to ten bead.

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