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All that time is lost which might be better employed
SAYS PROPOSED
IS
il!
Premier Oliver Is Afraid
Under Latest  Disposition of Railway Tariff
Case That British Columbia Will Not Get Its
Full Meed of Justice
j Viotoris,    June    8 —Although
pleased tbat the matter o( freight
rates   is to   be brought up for consideration iu  tbe  bouee   and  tbat
orders have been issued to the   railway commissioners to look into tbe
matter of an equalized freight tariff
for all parts of tbe  Dominion, Hon.
John Oliver, whose figbt for equal-
iced freight rates has made bim a
national figure in tbia respect, is not
sure tbat tbe proposed steps will see
tbat British Columbia gets the - justice be has been fighting for.
After careful consideration of tbe
matter he issued the following signed statement this morning:
"I have repeated asked ly tbat the
full text of my reeoultioo or legislation proposed to parliament should
be sent to me by telegraph, but up
to the present I bave reoeived no
copy of either resolution or legisla.
tion. Tbe telegraphic advises received indicate that certain instructions have been given to the board
of railway commissioners by order
of tbe governor-in-council. Other
telegraphic advises from Ottawa Indicate that it would be tbe intention
of tbe government to cancel all
Crowe Nest Pass agreement rates
wilh tbe exception of the rate upon
grain and flour moving eostward.
"I takeil that tbe effect of tbe
proposed legislation would be tbat
tbe board of railway cammissiooere
would have the power either to re
duce tbe rates on grain and flour
moving   westward   or to retain or
Legislative library
tAnd KETTLE VALLEy ORCHARDIST
TWENTY-FOURTH YEAR—No 31
"Tel! me what roe Know ls tne
I csn tacts as well su yosj."C
FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 1925
HON. JOHN OL1VKK
even increase (be  present unjustly
discriminatory rstoi--.
"It is inconsistent, in fatt it is
contradictory for tbe governor in-
oouncil to ssy to tbe boird of rail,
way commissioners, by order-in*
eouncil, to recognize (be policy of
eqURliz it ion on freight ries lo the
tullest piissibl" exd nl, snd to say
by ststute that there sball be a
maximum limit of rates no grain
•nd flour in one direction only.
"It is inconsistent and cottradic-
tory to say by order-in oouncil that
the production and expert of grain
aod flour form one of the cbief assets of the Dominion, and in order
to encourage the further develop
ment of tbe great grain growing
provinces of the west it is desirable
tbat the maximum coat of transpoj.
tition of these products sbould be
determined and knbwu, and tben to
say by legislation it is only necessary
tbat tbe cost of transportation for
export eastward be known.
"Tbe proposed statutory enactment is stronger and would override
any provision of any order io council which can be paesed.
"I   understand   that notice of a
bonse resolution favoring the enactment of legislation along tbe lines
hereinbefore mentioned has been
given, »I bave not received a copy
of the resolution, although I have
wired to bave a oopy sent to me at
our expedee. There is a great danger that the proposed legislation
may be en-toted hefore tbe voice of
the people of British Columbia can
be b-ard.
"A refusal of the government snd
parliament of Canada to exterd tbe
limit nnd maximum of the rates
upon grain and flour moving eastward to the same comnioditifs
moving westward oould only he
cjnsidered as a determination to
oootinue discrimination against tbe
westward movement of these commodities.
"We are not objecting to the retention of the Crows Nest limited
maximum rates, but we are claiming tbat if retained tbese rates should
apply proportionately to the westward as well as to tbe eastward
movement. If the legislation ae proposed is eoacted it will be open to
tbe railway companies to say to tbe
board of railway commissioners that
parliament, by refusing to apply tbe
Crowe Nest limited maximum to
tbe westward movement, intended
that tbe westward movement should
be subjeot to higher rates.
"I say, without any reservation,
tbat under tbe proposed legislation
tbe board of railway commissioners
may allow any discriminatory rates
against tbe westbound movement of
grain and flour, either for export or
home consumption, and wbile 1
have no desire or intention to in any
way reflect upon tbe bonor of the
board of railway commissioners or
of any member thereof, yet I bave
io mind that tbe majority of tbe
members of the board are tbe same
med who authorized discriminatory
rites u:ider which wo have suffered
so long and so grievously. Should
tbey in the future authorize the dis
criminatory rate with tbe proposed
legislation upon tbe statute books,
it would be hopeless to appeal to
the supreme court as a matter of
law, and I would bave no confidence
io appealing toa government wbicb
in tbe face of the protests whicb
hive heen made, would pe ist in
placing lef-ji-latinn as proposed on
the statute books.
"I ask in all sincerity,what jnstis.
fication oan there he for making
suoh a statutory distinction between
the same commodities moving over
the same roid but in .'.ppnsite direc«
tioni-?
"Il is quite apparent that the
prairii- provinces are not willing to
trust the-hoard of railway commissi
sioners to fix their rates on grain
and flour, and thst the government
is prepared to make concession? to
these provinces as far ss the eastward
movement ie conoeroed, but Alberta
and BrUtali Columbia do not appear
to bnve the same consideration in
reaper^ of wont ward movement.
"Tbere is no ioeu mountable difficulty iu applying the limited
maximum of Crows Nest Pass rates
to tbe westward movement of grain
and flour. Any competent draughts
man could prepare tbe necessaiy
enactment ib a few minutes by way
of a proviso that these limired maximum rates should apply proportion,
ately westward as well as eastward,
and I certainly hope tbat the government and parliament may yet
■ee their way to adopt such a proi
viao.
"I bave no wish or desire to re-
fleet upon tbe conduot of any mean,
ber of parliament, but if I were a
member of tbe bouse of commons I
wonld certainly propose an amendment that would make tbe limited
maximum apply both wayB.
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FROM EVERYWHERE
Canada spent $49,066,179 is*.
year for pensions and re-establishment of Veterans of the Great War,
according to a report recently Issued
from Ottawa by the department la
charge of this work.
HE SEEMS TO BE GETTING ONTO THEIR
CURVES
"1 am a-klng every citizen, every
organization, every newspaper to
assist by their voice aod influence in
obtaining for British Columbia by
legislation the stauding and equality
witb all otber provin es in Canada
in regaed to  transportation  rates."
ITYCOUNCIL
The regular meeting of the city
pouncil nas beld in the council
chamber on Monday evening. Tbe
mayor and all tbe aldermen were
present.
The council authorized the pay
ment, when funds are available, of
the yearly membership fees to the
Union of Britieb Columbia Municipalities, and also the subscription
price of $2 50 to the Municipal
Newa of Vancouver
A refund of $10 was ordered to
A. Harkoff, be having paid tbis
amount for a lot in the cemetery,
but had not used it.
Tbe offer of $500 cash was accepted from Geo. E. Massie for tbe
repurchase of property on Second
street.
Tbe finance committee reported
the payment of $50 license fee by
A. W. McPbail, ot Nelson, for tbe
»ale of automobiles.
The water aod ligbt committee reported tbat a fence was being built
at the intake to tbe Mill creek flume,
and recommended that tenders be
called for for 60 electric light" poles,
30 feet iu length with 8 inch tops.
The report was approved. The
oommittee also proposed salvaging
pipe from tbe Qranby smelter nito
for the extension of tbe water mains
on Water street west. It wae also
planned to have the pump house
painted and tbe steps changed.
Tbe mayor reported having had
an interview witb L. A. Campbell,
general manager f the West Koote
nay Power company, io regard to
the water being used at the substation. Mr. Campbell had agreed to
forward a cheque for the same.
The board of works reported tbat
Aylmer and Creston avenues had
been graded and that several of the
streets bad been resurfaced.
Tbe health and relief committee
reported tbat tbe matter of the keep
of Wm. Carter in the Provincial
home at Kamloops was being fully
investigated.
The cemetery and parks oommittee reported tbat the children's slide
bad been completed and was ready
for installation at the City park, and
that arrangement had been   made
for having Ihe bay and grass cut in
the park.
The police department reported
that twn men bad been fined $15
eaoh for c.using a distnrbarce on
First street, und a loci man bad
been fined 850 for driik'ng liquor nt
tbe ball grounds o i Sunday, and
tbat a similar charge had been laid
against an . mericab, whose case
would come up on Tuesday.
An application for electric ligbt
service to the property of Mis Fre
chette was laid over for lurtrer cms.
sideratioo.
Tbe clerk was instructed to bave
the old barn near the skating rink
removed.
Notice was given of tbe mayor's
remuneration bylaw and ibe alder.
men's indemnity bylaw.
CROP ESTIMATES
FOR CURRENT YEAR
During the next six weeks all
growers will be asked to supply
their locals with estimates of tbeir
various crops, aud following tbe
histoiy of past years, some of these
will he very accurate some fairly so
and many entirely unreliable. Most
of ihem will be handed in before the
specified date, but tbere will be
enougb laggards to prevent summing up the tot 1 prospective crop
at|the proper time.
Tbe Associated feels eure that, if
all growers understood how important it is to the sales department to
have as accurate a knowledge as pos
sible of tbe volume of each enmmod
ity tbey will bave to sell, mucb
more careful att-ntion would be
given to tbis very   necessary  work.
In preparing for a marketing campaign oar ful study must be made of
every condition that will affecr tbe
market demand and tend tn raise or
lower the maximum price at wbich
our fruit can be sold, and no one
thing will bave so great a bearing
on tbis question as the quanity we
have to sell. Without accurate in
formation the naming of prices and
planning for distrihutiin are merely
gnesswork, trusting to luck for good
results.
Overestimating and underestimat
ing are equally bad—both are liable
to causs- loss and failure to get best
results. . An unexp?cted surplus
appearing after tbe estimated crop
is sold inevitably brings a slump at
the end of the season with ruinous
effect on pool prices. On tbe other
hand, an overestimate carries with
it the danger of overselling and
tends to naming too low a price in
order to move a surplus that does
not exist.
Absolute eccuracy is, of course,
impossible, but it is surprising how
closely   lbe crop   can be predicted
Without a dissentient voice over
4,000 cattle owners in 200 districts
have voted to make Prince Edward
Island a disease-free area under the
Department of Agriculture arrangement which calls for a two-thirds
vote of all cattle owners.
Two thousand young buffalo from
the Wainwright herd will make a
700-mile trek northward this summer to the buffalo reserve on the
Slave River where they will be turned loose to mingle with the wood
bison which roam that area.
"In all parts of Canada and tiie
United States," according to Robt
G. Hodgson, editor of the Fur Trade
Journal of Canada, "Muskrat farms
are being established, mostly on a
large scale and they are rapidly
turning what was once marshland
of little value into the most productive part of the farm," Mr. Hodgson
adds.
The record established recently al
Acme when 114 horses worked la
one field at one time seeding the
crop of Mrs. C. W. King, haa been
broken at Qadsby, Alberta. Whan
the neighbors of J. B. Ball who recently suffered a broken arm, put ln
his 100-acre crop, 89 outfits were
at work on one day and 175 hones.
The crop was put ln In a single day,
*
H. B. Horriss, whose horse Manna
made a run away, victory In the
English Derby, will visit Canada in
the fall en route to China from
which country he halls. He will
sail on the Canadian Pacific S.S.
Minnedosa from Southampton on
October 8, stay a short time in the
Dominion, and sail from Vancouver
for China on the S.S. Empress ef
Australia, Oetober 29.
Rebuilt in nine month* after th*
fire that destroyed it last October,
the Chateau Lake Louise hotel
opened for the current season on
Sunday, May 81 aa the Trans-Canada train arrived from Its cross-
continent run. The hotel wa* rebuilt under exceptionally difficult
conditions in temperatures a* low
as fifty degrees below zero during
which a wooden wtall heated by
stoves had to be erected about the
construction work*.
Following th* opening .flatt by
Their Majesties King George and
Queen Mary to the Wembley Exhibition, th* Duke and Duchess of
York also want ovar th* grounds.
Their Majesties were *sp*dally delighted with Treasure Island, th*
Paradise of children, and travelled
ovar the miniature Canadian Pacific train that runs around the Island,
passing en route the replica of Banff
Station and the reproduction of th*
Oanadlan Pacific Bookies.
Canada will be well represented
at th* New Zealand and South Seas
International Exhibition to b* held
at Dunedln between November, 1916
and April, 1916. Both the Dominion
Government and the Canadian Pacific Railway have announced their
intention to send wells-appointed exhibits ta the Expoaitiotn. It ls probable that the provicciaj government*
and meny Canadian zoanufaoturar*
wflkloSow (mit.   :_.'..'.
when care and eyetemnticeffort has
been made. Eacb local bas its own
system for collecting tbis information, some depending entirely on
the grower, others checking up a
separate survey or by employing a
field man for this purpose. The
method is immateris 1 eo long as
those engaged in tbe ??ork understand tbe importance of accuracy
and conscientiously em leavor to get
as near to tbe real facte   as possible.
Most men could s ing it they
weren't afraid.
WEST TRIUMPHS
INFREIGHTRATE
EQUALIZATION
Dominion Cabinet Passes
Order-in-Council Aimed to Redress Inconsistencies—-CrowsNcHt Pass
Bates Scrapped With
Exception of Eastbound
Charges on Grain and
Flour,
Ottawa, June 6. — Ths wast hns
sooted!
The equalization of freight rntis
bas been ordered.
Tbe first tangible result of the
equalization figbt, wbich bas been
so strenuously waged by Premit r
Oliver and the Britis Columbia
government, were seen here on
Friday wben, at the earnest solicitation of Hon. Dr. King, British
Columbia's representative in ths
cabinet, an orders<in council was
passed authorizing "a thorough and
complete investigation of Ihe whole
subject of railway rates in tbe Do.
minion, with a view to the establishment of a fair and reasonable
rate structure, whicb will, under
substantially similar conditions, be
equal in its application to all persons and localities, eo as to permit
of tbe freest possible interchange ol
commodities between the various
provinces and territories ol th*
Dominion and tbe expansion of ita
trade, both foreign and domestic,
having due regard to its agriculture
and otber basic industries."
Tbe investigaeion is to be very
full, and the board of railway commissioners n given a free band witb
tbe exception of. raising rates on
grsin aod flour eastbound. Definite
instructions have been given that
the maximum established under the
Crows Nest Pass act on these commodities must not be exceeded.
Particular regard is to he paid to
the in -reused "raffic westward and
eastward through Pacific coast ports
owing to the expansion of trade
wfth the Orient, aud tbe transports*
tion of products through tbe Puna*
ma canal.
Encouragement of traffic through
Canadian ports is also stress d, and
attention ia to be paid to tbe claim
of th Maritime provinces tbat those
provinces are entitled to tbe r siora-
tiou of tbe rate basis wbioh they
enjoyed prior to 1919.
The order in council sets out "that
lbe policy of equalization of fregbt
rates sbould he recoguized to the
fullest possible extent bb being the
ouly means of dealing equitably
witb all paits of Canada, aud as being the method best calculated to
f ic; itate the interchwt'ge of comn
moriities between lhe various puis
liniiH of the Dominion as wil as the
encouragement nf industry Hnd agriculture and the development ol
export trade."
The new order is in the form of
ruling by the committee of the
privy council, whicb is Ihe federal
cabinet, on tbe petition presented hy
the governments ol Alberts, Sn«.
k iichewan and Manitoba appealing
frum the ruling of lbe railway com*
missioners in theiu decision tu set
aside the Crows Nest Pass rates.
Legislation is to be introduced in
the bouee immediately, making it
clear that be provisions of the rails,
wuy actol 191.9 io respect of tariffs
aod tolls shall, save in respect to the
maximum established rates for
grain and flour at present in force
under the Crows Nest Pass agreement, be negative, notwithstanding
any special acts or agreeme ts, and
removing all doubts as to tbe valid-
idity of tariffs filed heretofore.
ln tbe clause fixing the maximum
rates oo -rain and flour the order-in-
council roads as follows:
"The committee are ofthe opinion
, that as the production and export,
I (Continued on Page 3). THB ISDN: GRAND FORKS, BEITISH COLUMBIA
Wxt (Bttttti 3farka Bun
AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER
Q. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHO PUBLISHER
SUBSCRIPTION RATES—PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addresr-" -"————'cations to
Thb Grand Fork? Sun
Phonb 101R Grand Fobks, B. CJ
OFFICE:   COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
spectors will test the herds and where reaotion
is found quaraniine regulations will be rigidly
enforced. Any animals brought in from outside the area must be fully tested first. There
are approximately 2500 herds in the Lower
Fraser valley, of which about half have not
yet been tested. The measures to be taken
will be extensive, but the resnlts will be higb-
y beneficial. The cost will be borne by th e
federal government.
FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 1925
Notes • Notions • Notables
The provincial summer school for teachers,
will open in Victoria July 6 and continue un-|
til August 7. The courses are free to all certificated teachers of elementary anrl high
schools in the province, and there will be no
allowance for uansportation this year, but
teachers from a distance will b3 able to take
advantage ot such summer faros as the railways olier. Courses offered, provided there
are at least six applicants, are in rural science,
manual training, home economics, health,
penmanship, art. vocal music, civics and citizenship, geography, English literature and
reading, primary grade teacher's course, high
school teacher's course, Thare will ba ran
elemeutury school of five divisions operated at
the Victoria high school for the purpose of
demonstrating the latest methods of teachieg.
Experiments to make trees and plants immune from disease by vaccination and so reduce the cost of food production are to be tried
soon under the direction of Prof. Robert A.
Harper, of Columbus university. A plant
clinic will be established for the experimental
control of diseases by serums and vaccines.
Four cows were killed at Milbourne recently duringan electrical storm. They were
grazing with their heads through a wire fei.ee.
Lightning struck the fence and running along
the wires, killed all of them.
A woman's idea of ecouomy is buyingthings
she doesn't because they are cheap.
Satisfaction is expressed in goverumant circles, according to a report from Victoria, over
the reintroduction at Ottawa of a bill to give
British Columbia control over the import of
liquor.   On two previous occasions the senate
has voted down sucb a measure, but there is
reason to believe that its attitude will be favorable to the present bill. Under botb prohi-
qition and government control the free impor
tation of liquor, which is a matter under federal jurisdiction, has gone on, and bootlegging
is thus rendered easy. Since the United States
went dry this provinoe has been used as a
depot for the import of liquors for subsequent
export, ostensibly to South America but actually to the Pacific Coast states. The situation
is one which brings the province into considerable disrepute.    By confining the right to
import liquors to the government, through the
liquor coutrol  board, it will  be   possible  to
shut off the source of supply of bootleggers
and   also of those  who are catering to th
mi
It is annouced by the Dominion bureau of
statistics at Ottawa that the annual census of
field crops and live stock for 1925 will be
made this June. These statistics are collected
jointly by the Dominfon and provincial governments by means of cardboard schedules
issued to farmers through the rural school
teachers and children. In British Cojumbia
they are mailed direct to the farmers. These
schedules call for the acreage s'lwn this year
to the principal field crops and for the numbers of farm animals alive on the farm in mid-
June. The areas thus collected form the basis
of the annual statistics of acreage and yield.
It is very important for all classes in Canada
that correct statistics of agricultural produc
tion should be published,but it is especially so
for farmers themselves, who through cooperative wheat pools and other coooperative or
ganizations are now . undertaking to market
their own wheat and other products, because
accurte statistics are essential to the fixing of
fair prices. Any farmer who has not received
the blank cardboard schedule tbrough the
rural school of his school district or otherwise
by the middle of June sbould make immediate
application for same, either to the teacher of
the public school district in which he resides,
to the provincial department of agriculture at
the capital of the province, or to the Dominion
statistician at Ottawa.
FROM EVERYWHERE
me 286 passengers on thc Canadian Pacific S.S. Empress of France
completed their 80,000-mile tour of
the world on Saturday, May 23, when
the vessel docked at New York. At
their last stop at Havana, President
Machado of Cuba invited the passengers to attend hia official inauguration and to witness the on-
veiling of a statue to the preceding
President.
Another aristocratic rancher recently passed through Montreal on a
return visit to the ancestral estates
in Transylvania, Hungary. This was
Baron Josef Csavossy who, with his
brother Andre, took over a 1,600-
acre rancb last March near Cochrane, Alberta, on the Bow River. Incidentally the Baron was a pas.^nger
on the Trans-Canada on its first return trip of tbe season from Vancouver.
The Indian Day Celebration at
Banff, it is announced, will take
place as usual this year on the third
Thursday and Friday in July. Preparations are already under way for
this event, which enjoys an enviable
population as an Indian show. The
Stoney Indians arrive in large numbers from their reservation to take
part in the ceremonies, which are
the 23rd annual celebration of tha
function.
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Amencan demand. The necessity for such
power has been represented to the federal
govern.nentscveral times by the government
o British Columbia, and was recognized by
the former, but the action of ^ senate has
hitherto been ,n the way. Should the present
bill pass it will enable the local government to
clean up a situation that is most undesirable
Three thousadd miles of the coast line of
Cm.a and adjacent islands will be mapped
pnoi--graphically from the air by a navy plane
this spring.
When the Titanic went down in 1912,Oscar
Palmquist of New York saved himself by
swimming about for honrs in icy waters until
picked up by a rescue ship. Recently he fell
into five feet of water at Bridgeport, Conn.,
and was drowned.   Such is fatel
Penny-ln-the-slot shovshining machines
now are in use in several cities. The penny
starts a brush revolving which shines the
shoes.
Hon. E. D. Barrow, provincial miuister of
agriculture, has made arrangements with the
federal government which it ia believed will
in time result in the stamping out of tuberculosis among the British Columbia herds, and
the consequent reduction in that disease
among humans. The federal department of
agriculture has agreed to carry on the work
of testing dairy herds in the Lower Fraser
valley, which has been selected because it is a
compact area in which the great majority of
the dairymen are members of one association.
As soon as two-thirds of them sign a petition
asking for the district to e made a closed
area steps will be taken to make an absolute
clean-.ip of tul erculosiS there and then to keep
the district clean.    Dominion  veterinary in J
c4ncien^Histoiy*
[Taken From Twenty-Year Old Sun Files.]
The Duke of Sutherland arrived in the city
Wednesday by private train. He madeathor
ough inspection of the Granby smelter and
also visited the down towu district. He expressed regret that the time at his disposal
did not permit him of visiting The Sun's fruit
ranch, about which, he said, he had read so
much in The Snn and the London dailies.
A Wisconsin chemist has produced a liquid
that is 11,000 times stronger than the best
quality of beer, and one drop of it placed in a
glass filled with ice vater produces beer of the
finest quality. AJfew gallons of the concentrated liquid poured into Christina lake would
add attractiveness to that body of water or
beer—as a summer resort for old topers.
A real duke has praised the Granby smelter. It is too bad that we can't induce a few
of the crowned heads of Europe to come over
here and add their approval to that of the
duke's.
The ballasting ofthe Great Northern Phoenix branch has now been completed.
The annual conveution of the Grand Aerie
of British Columbia, Fraternal Order of
Eagies, convened in Eagles hall in this city at
10 o'clock yesterday morning.
The biggest log j-im that has ever had the
temerity to form at the First street bridge, is
at 'present stretched across the two center
piers.
C. A. ti. Atwood/ late manager for the
Huuter-KeiiUiek company in this city, is jn
Winnipeg endeavoring to-negotiate'a land
deal.
Edward G. Taylor, one of the best
known game fishermen on the continent is authority for the statement
that New Brunswick is losing none
of its lure as a fisherman's paradise.
Just back from a trip to the Cains
River, N.B., Mr. Taylor said salmon
were steadily increasing in numbers
and size in the province. He added
that he had caught on this trip a salmon 42 inches long and weighing
24 lbs. In the autumn such a fish
would likely weigh up to fifty
pounds.
•—•—— ■s
The following story is told of Sir
William Van Home, first president
of the Canadian Pacific Railway and
a Major Rogers, who waa ln charge
of the supplies for men working
along the track. Van Horn* said:
"Look here. Major, I hear your men
won't stay with you, they say yoa
starve them." 'Taint ao, Van."
"Well, I'm told you feed 'em on aoup
made out of water flavored with old
ham canvas covers." 'Taint se, Van,
I didn't never have no hams."—
From "Canada's Great Highway," b-f
J. H. E. Secretan.
  •
The Western railways of tM
United States comprising 67 road*
serving Chicago and the West, have
petitioned tbe Inter-State Commerce
Commission for permission to advance rates. They state that for tha
years 1921 to 1924 inclusive, tha
average rate of return on capital
was 3.55 per cent., which they claim
is so small as to render it impossible
for them to secure working capital
for extensions and improvement of
service by the sale of stock or issue
of bonds at reasonable terms. The***,
aak for rates that would give them
a net return ef 6% per cent., which.
it is generally admitted ia what railway* ihould hava.
CITY REAL  ESTATE
FOR SALE
Applications lor 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 be seen at the
City Oflice.    ■
JOJIN \* lIUTrON.
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
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ever reached bv them in this Province.
These new rates prevail until 7 a.m.
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Family Herald and Weekly Star of Montreal-by which we oan offer the
greatest bargain ever given to newspaper readers.
The offer includes a full year's subscription to both papers, an art oaP
endar with a most beautiful pioture subjeot ready for framing, and an opportunity to win a price of 96,000 cash.
In the Federal Election of 1931 there were 3,119,306 votes oast out of
a total of 4,435,310 names on the voters list.
How many votes will be polled in tbe next Federal Election!
The Eamly Herald and Weekly Star are offering Ten Thousand Dollars
in94 prizes for the best estim&te.e-md our arrangement with the publishers
of that great weekly gives every Qrand Forks Sun subscriber an opportunity
to make an estimate and porhaps win tha capital prise of 15,000. Some person
will win.    Why should it not be youl
Read Tbis Bargain
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The Family Herald and Weekly Star Costs $3.00
per Year.
We now offer a f nil year's subscription to both papers, including a copy
of Tbe Family Herald Art Calendar and' the right to make one estimate in
The Family Herald Election Contest.
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Estimates must ha made at time of subscribing, and no changes will be
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The GRAND FORKSSUN THE SUN: GBAND FOEKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
iV
How Teachers Federation Will Tour Canada
(1). tae of the Great Lakcss ateamen  which  will  convey the party  fram
Fort William to Port HeNlcholl.
(S) The terry boat "Motor Prlneeu" plyiise between Vancouver and Van-
eoaTer Issland.
(■) The Special Train which make,   a record ran acrou the entire cun
t's) Ass open observation car uaed on all trains, palling throosrh the Rocky
Mountiilna,
(5)  A  I.like  Kontenny sstenmer.
(«) An automobile awaiting to take pauensera  over  the  famsn
Wlssslerraere  lllKlswisy.
(T) SIsitst-sseelnK bua uaed at various,  Intermtlns polnta of the trip.
Robert Louis  Stevenson
tne Pyrennees on a donkey.
crossed
Ho
even enjoyed the trip. Whatever
physical discomforts he had to put
up with were more than compensated tor by the amount of knowledge
he accumulated and by the deep
pleasure he derived from coming into
close contact with the beauties and
wonders of nature. But the donkey, -whatever his good polnta may
ba, la not now regarded na the most
satisfactory means of transportation
and we In Canada hava a decided
(preferenoe for the more comfortable
and rapid conveyances depicted above.
The picture illustrates the general
system by which the various points
of the Dominion have become linked
up with one another by Canadian
Pacific steamers, trains and automobiles. It also shows (he means
by which Dean Laird's special party
of school-teachers will make their
educational trip across Canada, from
coast to coast, leaving Toronto on
July 20th, arriving at Vancouver
July 27th, and returning to Toronto
early in August. A special train,
(No. 3 ln tbe Illustration) will be
utilized, and reduced rates are being
offered to teachers who desire, as lt
were, to complete their own educa
tion by increasing their personal
•acquaintanceship with the country
about which it, is their duty to Instruct the rising generation. Although the tour is arranged primarily for the benefit of school teachers, it is not restricted to them, and
other professional and business people are taking advantage of the opportunity to make this combined
pleasure nnd educational trip across
the country.
The party will travel by rail, Vith
several stop-overs, to Vancouver, and
from there will cross to Vancouver
Island by a Canadian Pacific  ferry
boat (No. 2). From there by train
they will proceed from Vancouver
to Nelson, B.C., and thence via steamer (No. 5) over Lake Kootenay to
Kootenay Landing. By rail again
on to Windermere, from where the
automobiles (No. 6) will convey
them over the famous Banff-Windermere Highway to Banff. Entraining
once more, the party will go on to
Edmonton, returning from there to
Fort William, fram which point they
travel by one of the Canadian Pacific Qreat Lakes Steamers to Port
McNlcholl (No. 1) and oomplete tlte
tour from there to Toronto by nil.
( Ctmtinued frtrm Page 1 )
of grain and flour f.irnis one of tbe
chief assets of the Dominion, and io
order to encourage tha further development (if the great grain-grow-
ing provinces of the west, nn which
development the future of Canada
in a large measure depends, it is desirable that the inixioium cost nf
the transportation ol these products
should be determined nnd known,"
the order states.
"Tbe committee is therefore ol
the opinion that the maximum es»
tablisbed for ratip on grain and
flour, as at present in force under
the Crows Nest PasB agreement,
should not be exaeeded."
Otta Government Makes
Promise Good
Victoria, Iune6.—Tlie M H-l-enzie
King government hr.s mncfe good lis
promise to overhaul Cauada'e obsolete freight structure from top to
bottom aod wipe out all existing
discriminations* and inequalities.
ihis is thn real signiiicance of
the go vermin nt* b freight rate ordtr-
in-couuuil pawed Friday, ap re-
ve<l'd by the -explanation from
Ottawa today.
In a word, the government has
given the railway board nn absox
lut ly free hand to iron out every
exi-tinc rate injustice with the single
pjovialon that western grain growers
must he prnl-ciprl by n fixed mnmi-
mum eastbouiici rate on gni * and
fl fur. This rait ic to he 'le Is ve
fixed by the Crow.n No.-st Pan.* net.
To make tiie railway hoard's rate
revision oomplete, the go-*'*mmi nt
intend- to ret aside all special rate
arrangem nis like the Cio *n Nest
Pass aot, Legislation scrapping ihes>e
confusing and often conflicting ht-
rangHiiients will be brought down
immediately. Br tilth Columbia and
the Maritime provinces are to he
special benefactors uider tin- yov.
erniuoiit's bold plans The railway
board is ex-presfly Instruoiul in
review British Columbia'-- rate, siiua
tion uot Only in regard to tbe equals,
ization of western rates-, but also in
recognition ol the growing importance of the western grain movement
through Vancouver.
As tbe board is given power to
remove all rate inequalities, tbe
present high rates in effect here as
compared witb eastern traffic will
come under imu^diate review, with
a view to'a thorough adjuVtment
Prem ei Oliver canfully eiudied
pre.-s dispatches culling thelatist
deve!o|jmei.t in the freight tali
situation today, but declined to
comme t on tbem. He intimated
that te expected to receive from
Ottawa some official itiforajatioti
fuiiher explaining ibe precise effect
ol ttie cabinet' - dici-ion.
Great jo)r, like grule,  aie silent.
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because they believe
it is worth the price we
charge for it. It is
therefore reasonable to
suppose that they read
its contents, including
advertisments. This
is not -always the case
wifh newspapers that
are offered as premiums with chromos or
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^kd^O^U^ THE SUN: GBAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Tea of Quality
"SALAD
is blended only from tender
young leaves & buds that yield
richly of their delicious goodness.   Try SALADA to-day.
NEWS OFTflE CITY
D. McPherson, member-
elect, H. W. Gregory, J. A.
McCallum, John Donaldson
and H. H. Hendersou, of
this city, and R. G. Ritchie,
ot Cascade, went up to Green
wood Wednesday evening to
attend a meeting of the District Liberal association. A
number of resolntions were
adopted by the meeting,
among them being one asking that provision be made
at the next session for unemployment during the coming
winter. As General Road
Foreman Kerr of the Green
wood district is about to assume another position, H.
W. Gregorp was recommended for the place. Many rec-
cmmendationsrespectingroad
work in various parts of the
district were also made, and
the welfare of the riding gen
erally was fully discussed.
citis. An operrtioo was found to
be unncessary, and be has now
about recovered from the effects o*
tbe ailment.
At tbe congregational meeting of
the United church Wednesday
evening all the old members of the
board of stewards were re elected,
and Messrs McCannon and Knowles
were added to it Douglas Carter
was appointek clerk.
Tbe United cburcb choir gave Mr.
and Mrs. W. 0. Rylett, who are to
move to tbe coast at the end of the
present month, a pleasant surprise
lost night. Tbe visitors presented
tbeir hosts with a handsome traveling rug. An enjoyable social evening wes spent aud refreshments were
served.
The new 1.0.0 F. building on
Bridge street is now nearly coma
pleted.
In order to minimize tbe danger
of the ''hard stuff" becoming|diluted
witb rain water, a new roof is being
built on tbe government liquor
store in tbis city.
An American from across the line
was brought before Magistrate McCallum on Tuesday on a charge of
drunkenness. He was fined $50 for
being drunk and f 10 for exceeding
the speed limit.
Wm. Huffman bas been confined
to hie home this week by a severe
attack of influenza.
Tbe ruins during tbe past week
have taved enougb energy, if rightly
directed, in lawn sprinkling and
irrigating to build a ten-storey brick
block.
S. T. HULL
Established 1910
Real Estate and Insurance
Bsnldent Agent Grand Forki Toa mite
^ Company, Limited
Farma    JOrcliarda     City Property
—kftrtt* at Nelson, Caltrarr, Wlhalpc* and
otber Prairie points,. Vancouver Ait-mi* :
PKNDBB1N
BATTKNBU
TMBNTS
LANDS LTI».
The overhead crossing bridge over
the C P.R tracks at Qilpin has been
opened to traffic.
The Cascade-Bossland highway is
now io splendid conditoo for Jauto
mobile traffic
A family squabble among some
Doukhobors ended in tbe polioe
court on Monday without serious
damage to any of tbs interested
parties.
Tbe Sun Presses hare twice tbe
speed of any otber presses in the
Boundary. We can save you money
on botb long and short runs of commercial printing and give you a superior class of work.
Some friendliness arises
from setting too high a standard for friendship.
It is equally hard to decide
whether Mars is inhabited or
outlawed.
A young man from tbe North
Fork appeared before Magistrate
McCallum io tbe police court on
Monday on a charge of drinking
liquor on tbe ball grounds on Sunday.    He was fined S50.
F ancis Bird was taken to tbe
Qrand Forks hospital on Saturday,
suffering from «n attack of appends-
COBPOHATION Of THE CITT OF GBAND
FORKS, B. C
TENDERS WANTED
Miss Nora Kesthiy, wbo is soon
to become a bride, was tendered a
towel shower at tbo home of Mrs. J.
B. Brown yesterd y afternoon.
Elmer Ness and E. Engen,former
resikents of Grand Folks, passed
through tbe city this evening on
tbeir way to Christina lake.
latrblbhed In MO. we are io a poallloa lo
[■smith reliable Information rroiioer-iiisc thli
sllsstrlct
Write lor tree literature
pOR SALE_
One good top buggy; or
will exchange for good
fresh, or to freshen shortly, milch cow,
MRS. R. RITCHIE,
Christina Lake, B.C.
DON'T MISS THIS FREE OFFER
mm,
A BLUE RIBBON COOK BOOK.
bound in white oilcloth, which has made good
cooks of thousands of house-keepers, who previously could not cook at all, ia yours if you
will call or 'phone ua at once.
CITY GROCERY
"Service and Quality'*
Phone 25
SEALED and marked tenders will
be received by tbe undersigned
up to Monday, June 22, at 6 P.M.,
for 50 Cedar Poles, 30 feet long witb
8»inch tops, to be delivered as and
wbere required io tbe City of Orand
Forks, and to pass inspection of the
Water and Light Committee of the
Cit   Couno'l.
JOHN A. HUTTON,
City Clerk.
MOUNTAINS TEMPT LOVER OF OUTDOORS
A***     *****,.,.
ONE of the finest Alpine territories to be found anywhere
on the North American Continent is that surrounding Mount
Robson, (13,068 ft.), Richest peak
in the Canadian Rockies. Here the
visitor finds m-iRnificpnt penks,
awe-inspiring glaciers and delightful Alpine valleys with their magnificence of wild flowers to charm
the heart of the nature lover. In
1924 the Alpine Club of Canada
held its annual camp on thu shores
of Berg Lake, shown above, and
members of thnt organization,
many of whom have climbed in different parts of   the   world, were
unanimous in declaring that Canada held no more splendid Alpine
and scenic territory than tliis.
Nor is it necessary that the visitor be an experienced Alpinist to
enjoy the beauties of the Mount
Robson district, for there are within a short distance of the Berg
Lake bungalow, splendid peaks
which are easy enough in assent
for the tyro and yet offering splendid views of the surrounding Alp-
lands.
The photograph shows Mount
R.sb.ion, thc monarch of the Canadian Rockies, and Berg Lake, so
named  because  of   the   icebergs
whicb are constantly floating on ita
surface. Beneath is one of the
Swiss guides from Jasper Park
Lodge, coiling his rope in preparation for leading an ascent on
Mount Robson, while to the right
he is shown making his way round
one of the difficult ice peaks of the
climb.
Ponies and guides are available
at Mt. Robson station to conduct
tourists from there over the magnificent Robson Trail to Berg Lake,
where comfortable bungalows are
maintained, which provide an excellent .starting point for many
wonderful excursions into the
higher passes,     —WJOt, Photaa.
BARGAINS
Get the habit of
trading at onr
store
yp'mEBB0N CLEVELAND
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you aeen the new models! They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coin! As weatherproof aa a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Heroules Brake. Everything oomplete. Heal Quality. Real
Value. Busy Terms. We are tbe people4to mount you right.
J. R. MOOYBOER 9tf^^*SOStt
Open Saturday Evening Till 10 o'Cloek
We have exceptionally good bargains in all our
departments
DONALDSON
Phone SO
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TEE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.  ARMSON
K. SCHEER
Wholesale and Retail
^TOBACCONIST
•sal.tr .in
Havana Cigars* Pipes
Confectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks. B. C.
PICTURES
Our
Hobby
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Good
Printing
rpHE value oi well-
printed* neat appearing stationery as
a meansof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult ua before going
elsewhere.
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Vfc!Hng cards
Sh'    ing tags
Letterheads
Statements
Notehcads
Pamphlets
Price lists
Envelopes
-"Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
Posters
Menus
New Type
]Latcat Style.
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GRAND FORKS
Transfer Co.
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City Baggage and General
Transfer^
Coal,
Wood and
for Sale
Ice
Office at [L F. Fetrie'i Store
Phone 64
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty*
s&ll
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Tali Hotrl, Fihst* iiikkt
SYNOPSIS OF •
LAND ACT AMENDMENTS
MI-BMPTIONe
-ran landa aar aa twe-eeanted ky
Brlta* subjects ovar U years st age,
nam hr aMeas ae -teelaring intention
ta beeea* r	
tloa-il   aaaa
Britlah sahjeete, ooadl-
" sss, eeeupetlen,
t   far   agricultural
SKipY<
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Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinda.
Upholstering Neatly Done
R. G. MoCUTCHBON
WMmrMaVHOS
ourCream to
The Kettle Valley
Creamery Co.
We pay the highest price and assnre
you the most accurate tast. Give your
local creamery your trade.
KETTLE f ALLEY CBEAMEIY COMPANY
A. E. MCDOUGALL
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Aga.t
bo-minion Monumental Mf<
Aabcstos PxoduetaCa.
aaa ■ -regardlag pi-a-emptlne ■
riven to Bulletin No. 1, Laad iertss.
"Hav ta Its mi|U Lead." eoptea ef
whieh aan ha obtained trae st obarg*
br aldruslne tbi DapaitBMet af
la-tie, Viotorla, BO, «*r ta aay* Oov-
'irna-ant Agent
nmrii will ha irulal ooverina
>nly laad suitable Iar egrtoeltarel
purpoetn, aaa whieh la aat tin-ear-
8STC
laa**, La, carrying over MOO board
faat far aora wast st tha (leaat Hanea
and Mat feet par aero eaat af that
. pre-emptions are
io ba eddreaaed u tha Laad Com-
raiaeioner ef the Laad Reoerdlng Di-
vlatoa, la trim Ihe lend applied tet
la ataataf, and ara maa. on printed
a estate ef whieh -na be eb-
fraaa the lead Oa-amlssloner.
fas ■nnQJias moat be oooupl.d for
are rears aed iiajrsv.nsii.ts aaade
ta Talus ef fit par aere. Inoludlng
oleartng aad euiaveUng i
aorea, titers a Crown Giant
the   Balletin   "How   to
Gad."
PUROHASI
-ation ate
Fre-empt
ESTIMATES FURNISHED
B0XI332    GRAND FORKS, B. C
raoolved far f*t*
and   unreesrvsd
baloa* tlmberlnad,
rar aanouiturai purpeessi minimum
pries ef flrst-olasa (arable) land la II
asr aero, and aeoond-elaas (graslng)
had fftM par aore. Further Infar-
mattea regarding puronaes sr leaae
of Grown lands Is given la Ballatia
1Mb le. Land Series, Tarebaae aad
Leaae of Crown Lands."
MUL flMtory, er Industrial sitae an
timber land, aet sa-osodlaa a aorea.
i-pej- he paiiihsssl er leased, tho oon.
Is-ratoding     parmant
NOMMITS UMSI8
Ua—i raj ad araaa. aet aroeedlny I
aores, may be leaaed aa homasttc
oeadltlonal   upon  a  dwelling   bolnc
■.title -
npon
erected In the flrst year,
obtainable after reelden-
prevaaMpt wnsUtlons   ara
surveyed.
LIASSS
rar graatag and  Industrial
areaa not
balnl
and im-
Mfllled
may ha leased by one porson
QRAZINQ
Under the Oraalng Aet
we ia stJrldsd lata
ad the rang, adn
Grraslag       Commissioner.
divided lata erasing i
and the range administered undar a
Annual
Med on
:»d, priority bains given
graaing permits are Issue
numbers ranged, priority 1
to established owners. Stook-owners
may form associations for rang.
management. Tree, or partially frs>»,
mrmlts are available for settlers.
irs  and  tiTt-dlara,  up  to  tea
hei
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