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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Feb 16, 1923

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the center of Qrand Porks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
•N Library
Kettle Valley Orchardist
THF  SFT1V *"s *''*e favo,''te news-
111LI IxJSJL*  paper 0f the citizens
of the district. It is read by more .
people in the city and valley than any
otlier paper because it is fearless, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
"Tell me what you Know is true:
I cau guess as well as you."
81.00 PER YEAR
At a Meeting in New York
Shareholders Endorse
Proposal to Buy Canada
Copper Property
At a meeting of shareholders of
the Qranby Consolidated Mining,
Smelting it Power company, beld
io New York last Thursday, the
proposal to issue 250,000 additional
shares, doubling the capital stook
ofthe company, was ratified.
B|The additional stock is being
issued for the purpose of acquiring
tbe mine and mill of tbe Canada
Copper CorporatioD at Princeton,
B, C. Granby has agreed to ex-
change 155,000 of tbe new shares,
worth approximately 3,750,000 at
present stock market valuations,
for tbe properties of the Canada
Copper Corporation. It is not tbe
intention of the Qranby management to issue tbe other 95,000
shares at present.
Announcement of Granby's proposed deal two weeks ago created
widespread interest in British Ool-
lumbia mining circles. It is proposed among otber things to make
considerable changes in the plant at
Princeton, wbich will provide a good
deal of employment, lo addition to
aotive development of the mine,
wbicb is on Copper mountain and is
an immense deposit of low grade
ore, will provide steady work for a
large force of miners.
about two inches above tbe bottom
bar. The other; method is
four horizontal and two diagonal
wires. The first horizontal wire is
about one inch below the top bar,
and tbe rest at equal distances ap 'rt.
The two diagonal wires are run from
tbe ends of tbe lowest horizontal
wire in tbe frame to tbe center of
the top bar, wbere it can be fastened
either by a small staple or nail.
Number 28 tinned wire is used and
in all cases is made as tight as pos -
sible In Jumbo frames five hori
zontal wireB are used in addition to
the diagonals. Vertical wiring bas
not proved very satisfactory. Im •
bedding tbe wires into the founda»
tion can be done with tbe spur wire
imbeddor or with electricty, the
latter being tbequicker and giving
the best results. Wbere tbe horizontal wiring is used the sheet of foundation is better placed between ^tbe
horizontal and diagonal wires.
Few beekeepers use supports in
tbe shallow extracting combs, but it
is safer to stretch two horizontal
wires across tbe fiame, as it makes
tbe comb thai much stronger.
Although vertical wiring of frames
bas not proved very satisfactory, a
foundation in whicb a number of
vertical wires are imbedded permanently, and wbich is giving good results, can now be purchased from
some of tbe dealers in bee supplies.
—C. B Gooderbam, Dominion
The French have succeeded in making their occupation of the Ruhr district a success
The value of good com us containing the maximum number of cells of
worker size and well anchored io tbe
frames is well known to the progressive beekeeper. There are, however,
many beekeepers who either do not
use any system of support witb in
theframe or are applying a system
tbat fails to give the support necesH
sary. In order to stand tbe rough
usage of the honey exrractor, the
combs must be reinforced; otherwise tbey will break and in s une
cases be thrown completoly out of
tbe frames. Wben foundation is
given to the bees it must be beld in
place or the resultant combs will be
made crooked. The foundation also
needs to be supported or tbe weight
of the bees will cause many of tbe
cells immediately below tbe top bar
to (become stretched aud in some
cases cause it. to break entirely from
(be frames, especially if the summer
is very bot and tbe honey flow
heavy. Tbese stretched cells will
either be used for drone production
or for the storage uf honey. Tbis,
of course, will reduce tbe area necessary for tbe production of worker
To seure tbe support and rigidity
needed for tbe combs it ia necessary
to adopt some system of wiring the
frames, either horizontally or verti
cally acrosB the frames, and tbese
wires firmly imbedded into the
foundation. There are several methods of wiring—uure thau can be
given in this sbort article. Tbe two
following methods bave given very
good results: In theframe of Langstroth dimensions four wires are
generally used, but tbese do not prevent sagging below the top bar.
Better results are obtained by uiing
five horizontal wires witb the top
wire one-half inch below the top
bar, tbe second one inch below the
first and the other three at equal
iUtancM apart, the lower one being
Death of Wm. T. Ross
The deatb of William Tecumseh
Sheridan Ross occurred at his home,
a mile south of tbis city, at 4 o'clock
on Wednesday morning, after being
a sufferer from anaemia for over a
Deceased was 57 years, 11 months
and 4 days of age. He was a native
of Ohio, and lived in tbis valley,
where be was engaged iu ranching,
for twentyi-tive years. Shortly after
his arrival here he married a daughter of W. H. Covert, the pioneer
orchardist of the valley, lie is survived by bis wife and tbree daughters and one son—Silvia, Uena,
Winnifred and Sheridan. The many
friends of the late Mr. Ross in tbis
district extend tbeir profoundest
sympathies to the bereaved family.
Tbe funeral will be beld at 3
o'olock on Sunday afternoon from
tbe K. of P. ball in the Davie block,
under the auspices of tbe local K.
of P. lodge. Interment will be
made in Evergreen cemetery.
Liverpool. — Wm. John Scrgent,
ths superintendent engineer of ths
Canadian Iacific Steamships, Ltd,,
Ncently retired from that position
aftsr a sea-going career of 64 years,
the major part of which wai passed
witb Liverpool companies. With ths
object of snowing the estssm and respect in which he li held by all those
who have been associated with him
for so many years,  a   vary happy
J fathering took place ea tho 0. P.
Iner Montcalm, at Liverpool, when
Mr. Sergent was tbo rsciplsnt of
some very handsome presents. They
consisted of a combined solid mahogany bureau and bookcase, and a
specially fitted-up gentleman's double wardrobe, while. Mrs. Sergent
was presented with a choice gold
bar brooch set with diamonds. These
are the gifts of the sea-going and
shore staffs of ths C. P. S. S. Co.
and the C. P. R. Co., and were presented through tho medium of Captain J. V. Forster, Liverpool man-
flger of the C. P. S. S., Ltd., ln the
presence of all the chief officials,
•ernona] friends, business colleagues.
officials of the Board of Trade, and
cf tht shipping registration todefjes.
A Hot Time
They arrive)] home late from the
party. Wifey took off ber hat and
slammed it down. Then she confronted her hubby;
'|ril never take you to another
party as long as I live!" she said.
"Why?" he calmly wanted to know.
"You asked Mrs. Jones how her
husband has been standing the heat."
"Well, her husband has been dead
two months."
Vernon, Feb. 14.—The following
statement was issued by tbe growers committee oo Wednesday afters
; Tbe growers' ornanization is making good progress with the many
matters tbat bave engaged tbeir attention since the Kelowna meeting.
Subcommittees are now working
out many details.
On Tuesday J. J. Campbell and
Col. Scott lefl for Vancouver to lay
tbe marketing agreement as amended before the financial interests for
tbeir approval.
It is expected that tbe contracts
will be ready for distribution in a
few days.
Tbe committee will be announcing plans for a membership campaign wbicb will be launched shortly. Tbe growers are asked to be
ready to get behind tbe drive for
membership,' As tbere are many
rumors in circulation about what
your committee has done, any statements uol coining direct from this
committee shou d be disregarded.
All arrangements and actions uf
tbe committee will, be anuounced
through tbe press.
Wit in the Court lio > it
Wit is usually out of place in a
court room. Yot when it does occur
it seems to shine with added brightness against tho somber background.
For oxample, two farmers in the west
of Ireland once had a dispute over
some land. At last, says Sir Edward
Sullivan iu tho Nineteenth Century,
the case eame into the high court,
The presiding judge vt once tried
to pour oil on the troubled waters and
addressing tho plaintiff, said, "This is
a trivial case. Why not settle it?
You men have got to be neighs
bors all your lives. Now I suppose
that apart f Jom this trespass you consider the defendant a very decent
The plaintiff scratched his head
and hesitatingly replied, "Well, he
is, sir, but he sometimes gets as drunk
as a judgo."
"You mean as drunk as a lord,"
remarked tbe president of the court.
"Yes, your lord," replied the
Encouragement for Clear -
ing of Land and Assistance to Secure Transportation Facilities
Special Correspondence of The Sun.
Victoria, Feb. 14.— Assistance for
the development of industry in the
smaller centers of the province is receiving more and more attention
from tbe government. As is the case
in all provinces and states, the cities
often benefit at tbe expense of the
towns. Vancouver, Victoria' and
New Westminster are not slow in
pressing tbeir claims for government
aid. Tbeir population and proximity to tbe seat of goverment enables
tbem to handicap the smaller centers, but if the plans of the govern
ment are carried out tbis advantage
will be offset
^Hon. W. H. Sutherland, minister
of public works, bas announced tbat
tbe newer districts of fhe province
will receive more consideration in
tbe matter of rjads, trails and
bridges, for the reason that the welfare of British Columbia as a whole
demands tbat tbe undeveloped areas
be made productive, and this ran
ouly be done through the provisun
of adequate transportation facilities,
Hon. T. D. Pattullo, minister of
lands, just returned from n tour of
central British Columbia, is optimistic ' ver tbe possibilities of th t
section and predicts a big inffux of
population. Every encouragement
will be given the new settlers and
assistance furnished in tho clearing
of land and provision of transportation facilities.
MustGontrol Importation
Moderation in British Columbia
bas passed tbrough a fairly thorough test and so far seems to have
met witb a reasonable measure of
success. Government coutrol has
not been an unmixed blessing, but
tbe officials in charge of tbe liquor
laws contend tbat so long as people
consume intoxicating beverages
tbere will be illicit trafficking which
no amount of legal enforcement can
keep fully in cbeok.    Hon. A. M.
attorney-generalebip, bas waged vigorous war against tbe bootlegger,und
official reports show that illicit trading in liquor has been cut to a minimum.
Following the action of the legislature in petitioning Ottawa to enact legislation providing for government control of imports, a determined effort will be made to seure
tbis power. At the last session of
the federal government the bouse of
commons passed a bill giving British
Columbia tbe right to control importation, but the measure was
thrown out by the senate. Even
moderationists admit that unless
British Columbia secures this right
bootlegging can not be controlled,
and tbe attorney-general has issued
the warning that unless those io
favor of the present act cooperate to
secure the fullest measure of control
the present method of ham!lint-
liquor may have a limited existence
It iB also claimed that while British
Columbia and Quebec are tha only
provinces where liquor may ba purchased, there is uo more liquor consumed here, per capita, and a great
deal less law-breaking than in the
"dry" provinces.
New P.G.E. General Manager Given Send-off
Thomas Kilpatrick, the new general manager of the Pacific Great
Eastern railway, was given a happy
send-off Saturday night bv the
officials and staff of the public
works department, wben be was
tendered a dinner. Formerly, he
was witb tbe department for nine
years, seven of which were spent as
provincial superintendent of bridges
During that time Mr. Kilpatrick was
credited with improving tbe bridges
of tbe province materially, and he
changes departments witb tbe fullest
confidence of his old associates that
he will put the government railway
on as sound a footing as is humanly
postible. Undei the management of
tbe former geueral manager, A. B.
Buckworth, operating deficits reached a low figure, and with this official
as deputy minister of railways, and
Mr. Kilpatrick as manager, Hon.
Dr. MacLean, minister of railways,
is confident of the future of the
'Summary" Methods to
Be Adopted in Collecting Overdue Gity Accounts
St. John, N.B.—Figures compiled
at C. P. R. headquarters show tbat
the port of Kt. John has handled
very much more freight to January
19th this season, as compared with
ths corresponding period of last
Exports totalled 260,472 tons of all
classes of freight handled by the G.
P. ft. officials through this port
■ince the beginning of the winter
port business. Last year during the
same period 146,393 tons passed
through St. John; showing an increase of 114,079 to date for tbe
present year.
Last year's import business during
the same period totalled 27,692,
while this year 28,882 tons of import freight have been recorded, aa
increase of 1,140 for the present
winter port season.
The total increase in both export
and import business for the port's
business to date Rhows 116,219 ton*
over that handled during the same
period a year ago.
Victoria.—Just what use to mak*
ef the forty-foot Indian war canoe
presented thc Canadian Paciflo
Company by the Alert Bay Indians is a prohlem that is giv-
Irg Capt. J. W. Troup, manager
of the B. C. Coast Service, considerable thought. Chief Johnnie, of th*
Alert Bay tribe, came down In person to make the gift to the Canadian Pacific 'officials, and in hi*
native tongue expressed the appreciation of his followers to the company for the aUenlion given them
whenever travelling oa the Princess
Mayor Hull and all the aldermen
were present at the regular meeting
of the city council on Monday evening.
Permission was granted council
by tbe British Cjlujibia Telephone
company to install a switch in their
central office, bo that the fire alarm
siren conld he put in operation from
that place.
Au offer lor tho purchase of three
lots in block 12, plau 23, was received and the council decided to
accept tbe same.
The chairman of the water and
light committee reported that some
improvement had been effected in
tbe fire alarm siren, but apparently
it could stand still further improving.
The chairman of tbe health and
relief committee reported having
received appeals for assistance from
two families, and recommended that
relief be granted, especially in one
case, where the husband was quar«
The usual number of monthly
accounts were ordered to be  [mid.
The cily office wbb instructed to
adopt ''suunjiar>" methods iu collecting overdue city accounts.
Lord Balfour, says a contributor
to the Boston Transcript, was once
playing golf ou a strange course
aod had with him a diminutive
caddie who was very free with his
advice as to distances, what clubs to
use, and so forth. The statesman
played the round witb much success, and when be had holed his
last shot tbe little man turned to
him admiringly and, gazing at bis
tall figore, said, "Eh, mon, if I had
 ^^^^^^^^ yonr leg*!, and ye had  ma intellect
Manson, since his assumption of the' what a pair we'd make!"
Death of Mrs. Agnes Henniger
After being a Bufferer from pernicious cancer for over a year,
Mrs. Agnes Henniger, wife of E. C.
Henniger, local member, passed
peacefully away at 10 o'clack on
Wednesday morning at tbe family
residence on Winnipeg avenue.
The most expert medical and surgical skill oc this continent had been
consulted in this case, but without
The late Mrs. Henniger was 42
years, 11 mouths and 14 days uf age,
and spent tho greater part of her
life iu tbis city. Sbo wus a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Miller,
of this city, and was married to Mr.
Henuiger about twenty-two years
ago. She bad wide circle of warm
friends, who will learn with deep
sorrow of her passing. She iti survived by her husband aud three
young adopted children, besides
ber parents, a number of sisters
uud one brother.
The funeral will be held at 1
o'clock on Sunday afternoon from
tb Presbyterian ohurco, and interment will be made in Evergreen
Tbree of the sinters of the late
Mrs. Houniger have arrived in the
city to attend the funeral—Mrs, A.
M. McKim of Salmon Arm, Mrs.
Bert Scott af Anyox aud Mrs. Koy
Faulkuer of Marcus.
New Party Starts
Missionary Work
Commander Lewis of Rock Creek
and B, (i. Stewart of Nicole, two of
the organizers oi tbe uew Provincial
party, left Vancouver this week for
a tour of tbe Kraser valley on missionary work for the political movement. The farmer delegates to Mono
day's dinner in tbe Hotel VanoolM
ver had a conference and laid out
plans for the extension of the party
into the various   rural   constijuen THE   SUH,   GRAND   F01KS,   B. G.
tyht (&mnb Jfarka Sun
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addresr • " -cations to
Thk Grand Fork? Sun
Phons 101R Grand Forks, B. C,
Notes, Notions and Notables
"I was not born with a silver spoon in my
mouth. My father was only a policeman, but
I was brought up to live a clean, useful life,
honor my father and mother, to be just to all
men, to respect law and promote order, and
I have tried to carry out those fundamentals,"
says William S. Flynn, governor-elect of
Rhode Island. Here at last is a man who
gives to his pBrents some credit for his success. We are weary of the public men who
shout to the four corners of the earth that
they are self-made; that when almost infants
they were obliged to get out and sh ft for
themselves; that everything they have become
is absolutely due to their own eflbrts. Did
their fathers and mothers all die the day they
were born? Have they no tenderness in their
hearts, no consideration for the feelings of
their old parents? We suspect that Mr. Flynn
must be a thoroughbred and a gentleman.
Pacific coast and  mountain   states   and
percent in the three Pacific coast states.
At the same time tbere is in the United
States 114,300,000 horsepower in prime mover
power, but of this 65,000,000 horsepower is in
locomotives which should oot perhaps be used
in this analysis, or at least not all of it. Of
the balance, 23,000,000 is used by public
utilities and 26,000,000 by manufacturers,
mines and quarries. Of this prime mover
power 70 per cent is located east of the Mississippi and 30 per cent west of the Mississippi.
Now if water power were substituted for
steam power, assuming the development of
all of the 54,000,000 potential water power
resouces of the country, the saving in coal per
annum would be 600,000,000 tons, the value
of which on a pre-Mar basis would be $2,000,
000,0000. The equivalent saving in oil would
be 2,000,000,000 barrels, with an approximate
value of $2,000,000,000. At present prices
the values would be nearly double—or $4,000,
000,000. Its equivalent in man power would
be 648,000,000 men working eight hours a
If some people should  inherit $999,999.99
they would just miss becoming milliouaires.
There is a great deal of truth in the follow
ing editorial observations, taken from the New
Denver Leaser: "The French want the German coal fields; the British want a cemetery
at Galipoli, and of course the adjacent territory; Poland wants part of East Prussia; the
Turks want anything they can take, hold o r
carry away—especially women; the Greeks
want to fight until they get in close quarters
then they want a fighting partner; the Armenians want martyrdom, and are often successful—it is a cheap method of advertising their
alleged Christianity; the Hindus want independence, so that the hill  tribes can come
THE STRAIN of roodern^ivil-
ized life falls heaviest upon
the eye, the hardest worked and
most neglected of all the human
organs. The constant need of
close-range vision; the continual
exposure to the glare reflected
from pavement and buildings or
from high-powered eleectric
lights, all expose the eye to terrific strain. Many suffer from
eyestrain without being con
scious of it. Have your eyes examined and know. We are admirably  equipped for this work.
Jeweller and Optician
Bridge Street Grand Forka
City   Real Estate For
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City-, within the
Municipality-, are invited.
Prices:—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms t~Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
City Clerk.
The adoption of water meters is being more
widely discussed by  municipal  men every
where, as it is generally being understood that
it results in immense savings and lessens the
actual cost to the consumer.
In fact, the only person to object to the use
of meters is the man who has been wasting
The city council of Montreal has been discussing this question lately, and the labor
union has registered an objection. But this,
we feel sure, is based on a misconception of
the question.
In every place where meters have been
adopted, the per capita consumption—not the
use—of water is excessive. Therefore the cost
is very high. As soon as the consumption is
reduced—as h always is by the use of meters
—the cost is reduced also.
The un metered water rate is the mosu ab
surd of all civic taxes, whether it is based on
the whole property or by the room. The way
which would most nearly approach a just
method would be to tax each person in the
But metering is the equitable way, as it exacts payment for what is actually consumed,
which is just to every one.
Some years ago Halifax,N.S., having reach
E.C. Henniger Go.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and'Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Cooking Heating
Wood Coal
Electric Gasoline
Complete Home Furnishers
Grand Forks, B. C.
down and   thin  them out; some of thc Irish ed the   limit of its supply, was faced with a
want a live republic, the others want dead re
publicans—the latter appear to be the more
successful; the U.S.A. and Canada would like
to forget that there had been a mental eruption and physical destruction, in fact would
like to forget that there was a Europe."
Minnie Lilshitz, 22, died in New   York   on
Sunday of influenza. Immediately her resp"r
ation ceased, a surgeon made an  incision   in
her throat, put in a silver tube and blew p ure
air into her lungs.    She came   to life aga in
and is recovering.   That is constructive   sur
gery,   usofnl   in emergency.    But it  is  not
upon constructive surgery  that tho  future
health ofthe world depends, but upou elu ca
tion that will teach people how to avoid sick
ness.    Beside the problem of keeping tho live
alive, the feat of bringing the dead to Iif e is
trivial.—Vancouver Sun .
Established 1910
RealEstate and Insurance |
Reildcnt Agent Qrnisd Forka Townsite
inpauy, Limited
Farms     Orchards     City Property I
Agents st Nelsou, Caliary, Wllu-lpeg aud |
other Prairie poiuts.  Vanoouver Agents;
Established ln 1910. we are In a position to I
furnish reliable Information couoernius; this I
Write (or (r,t litsr.iture
The vigilance committee of the Associated
Advertising Clubs of  the World, says    the
Financial  Post,  reports that   promoters   of
fraudulent oil stocks swindled  the  public  of
more   than $600,000,000 last year.    Barred
from legitimate publications,  many of them
now publish  their  own newspapers.    Sound
education in investment matters and  reasonable precautions in securing information from
proper sources would save a large portion of
this huge sum to the public.
heavy expense for new reservoirs. But at the
suggestion of the city engineer, Col. Doane,
meters were adopted. The consumption was
immediately cut down to a point that put off
the new reservoirs for some years.
In an article in a reoent issue of the Transvaal Municipal Magazine, Murt Andrews,
town engineer of Johannesburg, discusses tbe
question very fully. He points out that the
old system led to great waste, and that meters aro being adopted more generally all the
In a certain Canadian city there was violent
opposition from one newspaper. The city en
gineer quietly put in a meter and found a tremendous excess of the use of weter. Furth er
investigation resulted in the discovery of tap s
that were leaking "geuerously, so that the
water was not being used, but simply wasted.
And the citizens at large were paying for the
failure to keep these taps in order.
A step forward has been made in Ottawa,
where meters have been installed in commer -
eial and large buildings.—Municipal Review.
Transfer Company]
City Baggage and General
Wood and
for Sale
Offloe at
R.  F. Petrie's
Phone 64
Kootenay Telephone Directory
CLOSES MARCH 1st, 1923
If you are contemplating taking new service, or making any changes in or additions to your present service, you should
send notification, in writing, not later
than the above date, in order that you
may take advantage of the uew directory
Tell The People
What   You   Have
to Sell
C.V. Meggitt
Real Rotate and Insurance
In the United States today there is water
power developed and undeveloped amounting
to 54,000,000 horsepower. Seventy per cent
of this water power is west of the Mississippi,
and  of this 70 per cent, 40 per cent is in the
o4ncient History
Item, Taken Prom The Orand Forks Sua ior tbe Corresponding
■Week Twenty Yean Ago
Preparations have been started by the Qranby man*
ageuient to enlarge the big reduction works here to a 2200
daily capacity.
It is reported that Paul Johnaon, general manager of
the Mother Lode smelter at Greenwood ever since the
plant started operations, will retire from that position al
the end of the present month.
W. R. Megaw, of Vernon, is at the Yale. His viai t to
the city is for the purpose of inspecting bis store here.
Among thc numerous visitors to the Rossland carnival
this week from Qrand Forks were the following: Mrs. J.
F. Royer, Miss Mader, H. C. Smith, Qeorge Massie and
I. H Ingram.
Excellent facilities for selling your farms
We have agent* at all Coast end Prairie
Bailable Information rogardlnn this distrct
oproorri mow-uts kxcuanob
B. P. laws:
sou Mnwr A-anrr
cheerfully famished,
solicit  your in-
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Gaud Pock*, R. C
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
Check Books
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a superior
grade of Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf stvles.
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western   money   in
the West.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
The Sun
Job Department THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   1. C.
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Banff.—J. B. Harkin, Comm.s-
tioner of National Parks, has announced that the formal opening if
the Banff-Windermere Road, work
on which was concluded last year,
will take place on June 30. The
ceremony is to be held at Vermillion
Crossing:, half way between Banff
and Windermere, motors leaving
both ends of the road early in the
morning to meet at that place. The
suggestion has been made by R. li.
Bruce, of Invermere, that the National Park he named "Columbia
National Park," and thc road leading up the Columbia Valley from
the boundary to Golden be named
the "Canadian Columbia Highway."
President  of  Canadian  Pacific
Points Out How Canada
May Avoid Costly
Victoria.—Motorists will nave a
aew circuit trip available with the
completion in May of the high-
powered motor ferry now building
at Yarrows. Not only will Island
and Mainland be linked by the operation of this craft, but the Canadian Pacific will have the steamer
"Charmer" engaged in the purpose
farther north. The "Charmer" will
operate between Vancouver and Nanaimo, furnishing accommodation
for all types of cart. With the new
ferry in service, a new circuit will
be made available—from Seattle via
Bellingham to Sidney, thence to Victoria over paved road, to Nanaimo
•ver the Malahat, thence by the
"Charmer" to Vancouver and down
tbe Pacific Highway to thc border
Hb* aad Seattle again.
The motor ferry will have ample
height between deck to allow for
all classes of cars. During the busy
season it will make two round trips
every day. The vessel will be fitted
with observation rooms and open
deck spaces to give tourists every
opportunity to enjoy at their ease
the fine scenery through the channels between San Juan, Lopez aad
other islands of the San Juan archipelago.
St. John, N.B.—The Canadian Pa-
lific freighter, "Bolingbroke" recently brought from London the
largest import cargo to reach St.
John since the war. She was crammed to the thatches with more than
4,700 tons of general merchandise.
Capt. E. Landy, who is in command,
■aid that he had never carried a
■ore valuable cargo and expressed
great satisfaction that not a single
package had been lost. Included in
the cargo were silks and other valuable dress goods, dry goods of various descriptions, perfumes and many
ether expensive commodities. A
cargo of this kind makes lots of
work fer the longshoremen.
Vaacoaver.—Carrying a record
shipment of Canadian apples to the
Orient the Canadian Pacific 16.850-
ton liner, "Empress of Asia'' recently tailed.
On opening -the crates in tht
Oriental ports the consignees of
past shipments have fonad that tht
applet are as fresh aa if taken from
the tree. This is partly due to the
fact that at thit time of the year
the perishable cargo only gets one
day of tropical heat during the whole
voyage across. The "Alia" took approximately 860 tons of this com*
modity in her hold*, the largest consignment of apples to go through
the -Narrows thia season ftr tht
WN a special article written for the
■" Annual Financial number of
the "Montreal Gazette," E. W.
Beatty, K.C, President of the Canadian Pacific Railway, makes a plea
for the keeping free of Canada's railroad management from legislative
and political restriction. The subject is
of unusual interest at this time, and
Mr. Beatty points out that Canada
has something to learn in this respect from the somewhat unhappy
experience of the United States. The
article is as follows:—
Canada has sometimes been upbraided with being less quick to
1 adopt new ideas than her neighbor,
the United States. While this more
conservative attitude may have its
drawbacks, it sometimes has its advantages, as it enables us to study
■ the progress of experiments conducted under similar conditions to
those pertaining to this country
without being ourselves involved in
the penalties of failure. A case in
point was the United States Government control of railroads during
the war. Those who anticipated a new
Jerusalem from the experiment have
either confessed their disillusionment
or have diverted their enthusiasm to
other visionary sdiesaet.
Tbe extent to which the American railway» is still crippled by
the recent experiment has not been
thoroughly recognized, and tbe almost equal danger of government
over-regulation Ms been overlooked.
This official interference Hill interferes with tht stability of the railroads, with the remit that the capital required for necessary maintenance and equipment it lacking, and
the vigorous programme of erten-
ston and devvopmeat which might
have been expected after the war is
aot yet announced. With a shortage of 180,000 freight cars and 2,000
locomotives, the American railroads
have failed aarHtfactorily to handle
tbe harvest or to distribute the much
needed eoal. Por this they are not
themselves* to blame. As Secretary
Hoover has fraakfv -admitted, the
American ravroads are suffering
from long-continued financial starvation, and points oat that the loss
ta the United States daring each
period of severe car shortage it at
least a billion dollara, most of the
toes faffing anon tbe farmers.
In the United States, the farmer
has been clamoring for reduction of
freight rata*, bot of what advantage
will fhote lower rates be to that
farmer if tbey still further deprive
the railroads of the credit required to
buy the equipment lor transporting
the harvest to market? Lower rates
tan  only  mean   mare   unmarketed
think    this
i from
In ease
B.   W.   BSATTT. X.O..
PraaMeM, Canadian Pacific Railway.
editorials  in   the  Wall  Street  Jour
nal of  December 9th:—
"The theory that you can tax
railroads poor, compel them to pay
the highest wages and conduct transportation at a loss will not work in
America oraaanywhere else."
"The Interstate Commerce Act,
approved February 4, 1887, has been
continually amended, each amend
ment bringing with it more and more
restraint, and leaving to railroad
managers less and less initiative."
"Coincident with . these amendments came state* legislation creating
the public utilities commissions, designed to do in a small way what
the Interstate Commerce Commission was doing in a large way. Always there was growing the ever-
swelling stream of legislation of a restrictive character, some fanatical,
some political and utterly selfish, but
tfi tending to  increase  the  cost  of
ration and lessen the initiative of
"The railroad problem it today
more political than economic. Government interference has dried up
the sources from which railroad
management built its colossal structure. Investment capital is always
shy of political control. With control of their expenditures in their
own hands, subject only to economic
laws, the railroad business ought to
be permitted to readjust itself as
other business must do and is doing.
"Vou must not think you can continue the policy of private ownership and at thc same time regulate
every railroad method and operation
and still expect them to continue to
show enterprise and initiative. Too
much protection and too much regulation sre disastrous."
The record of the recent shopmen's
strike in the United States showed
that wage-fixing by government does
not avert strikes. Indeed, it is generally admitted that the strike was
due In no small measure to the work-
Government Interference  With
Management Tends to Dry
Up Sources of Country's
Most Pressing Needs
ers' resentment at having their wages
cut by government authority. The
matter could have been amicably arranged if negotiations had been left
to the railroad officials and the employees.
The moral of all this is, of course,
that Canada would be wise te profit
by her neighbor's experience, and
avoid the mistake of constant appeals for government interference in
order to adjust railway matters which
may be In dispute. For government interference, however well in-
tcntioned it may be in the beginning,
inevitably results in paralysis and inertia. A round-table conference between the parties interested is much
more likely to remedy the trouble.
In the case of immigration we have
seen how war regulations introduced
for a specific purpose have hampered
the movement of desirable settlers
to this country owing to the slowness of the official mind to adapt itself to new circumstances. Increase
of government regulation means increase of the number of officials and
increased taxation, and heaven knows
we have taxation enough as it is I
What the business of this country
needs ia freedom of initiative and prospect of a reasonable return for enterprise, always with due regard to
the general welfare.
It cannot be too strongly emphasized that Canada's most pressing
needs are capital and men. Without
the latter its potentialities cannot be
realized and the burden of taxation
lessened, and without the former, its
industrial expansion cannot be
achieved. Our energies should be
directed to exploiting the advantages
and the wealth of this country in
those quarters where wealth is available and whose holders believe that
under Canada's laws and constitutional system their investments will
be given the encouragement and protection which they deserve. The
wealth of this country lies in thc
ground for the most part and must
be taken out of it by the joint labors
of men and money.
Excursions by the government into the field of private enterprise cannot be supported except on grounds
of national peril, or to save ecemonrc
disaster, but scarcely less important
is the necessity for broad policies of
non-interference in business by regulatory and restrictive legislation
which has a tendency to tie the hands
and cripple the initiative of those entrusted with thc legitimate develop-,
ment of the commerce and industries
of the nation. Providentially, we
can see no indication of such an attitude in Canada, and that is as it'
should be. It is the spirit of the
pioneer which initiated this country's
development, and it is that spirit
translated to our modern and complex commercial life which will contribute most to its future prosperity,!
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News of the Gity
The Firat street bridge will be
closed to traffic wbile a center pier
is being constructed to strcnglbei
it. The repair work will start in a
few days.
A meeting of the Farmers' Institute was held in the G.W.V.A hall
yesterday afternoon, when the ques
tion regarding what breed  of  stock
to   bring   into  the valley was cnn
Dr L F T-'Dini'teu and familv
left Tnursday mirniug for Kerria
dale, wtisre tbey will r-nide in fu
ture. The doctor baa made many
friends during hia residenoe here,
and he will bs greatly missed by
theai. Dr. Gritfin baa Uk<*n over
Mr. Tep3irten's dental practice in
this city.
Twelve  appeals  came  before tbe
court of revision, which   completed
ere a
St. John, N.i;.—J. M. Woodman,
genera! superintendent of the C. P.
R., New Brunswick district, announced that the only large expenditure in his district during the year
wil! be for ballasting and bridges.
Mr. Woodman returned from Montreal, where he was on a business trip.
Edmonton.—Thc northern railway
extensions, which under the recently
announced agreement with the Union
Bank will be proceeded with next
spring, are to be built by the Canadian Pacific Railway Construction
Department. One of the conditions
of the agreement between the provincial government and the bank interests is that the C. P. R. do the
construction work, it is stated by
Premier Greenfield, and the conditions will be complied with by the
government, which had originally
Intended building the roads under its
own railway department.
Port Arthur.—Additional trackage accommodation will be constructed by the Canadian Pacifie
Railway in its Port Arthur yards
this coming summer, especially at
Current River, to take care of tha
increasing grain trade to be created
by the elevators there. Other work
will also be done locally and at Fort
William considerable will be undertaken, including the replacement of
the two large freight sheds destroyed
recently by fire, with buildings of aa
improved  and  fireproof  type.
Carleton Place, Ont.—On the occasion of the retirement of roadmaster
Jelly and section foreman J. Milli-
kin from the C. P. R. Company's
service, the fellow employees and
their wives gathered at the town
hall, Saturday, and a social evening
was spent. The tables were ladea
with the very best that a caterer
from Ottawa could provide, and
about 150 people were present from
all classes of the company's service.
its work of going over the assessment roll on Monday rvening. In j
two of these appeals small reductions in the assessments were made.
One of these cases was from the city |
and tbe otber from the school district.
St. John, N.B.—C. E. McPherson,
Assistant Passenger Traffic Manager of the Canadian Pacific Railway, with headquarters at Winnipeg,
was in St. John recently, the gueBt
of his brother-in-law, Dr. W. W.
White. Mr. McPherson is always a
welcome visitor to St. John where
he waS for many years as the representative of thp C. P. R. up to
1897 when he went to Toronto, and
later in ISM to Winnipeg, his headquarters since. He has watched
this Western metropolis grow from
a town of -10,000 to a -ity of
Yorkton. — Another milestone in
the'history of railway development
in Yorkton and district was marked
when the members of the clerical
staff of the C. P, R freight department took up their quarters in tht
offices of the new freight shed.
This building is 240 feet long and
40 feet wide, and provides accommodation for eighteen cars of freight.
The building and track alterations
involved an expenditure of nearly
Winnipeg.—Great interest in the
increasing of facilities for the storing and handling of grain at the
Bead of the lakes wns i-ooorted by
Charles Murphy, general manager
of the Canadian Pacific Railway,
who returned from Fort William.
Mr. Murphy stated there would be
•n enlargement of nt least 4,000,-
000 bushels in the storage capacity
during the coming summer, and it
waa hoped the new equipment would
be in working order in time to take
cart of the next crop. Two privately owned elevators were to bt
erected and the buildings of the
Saskatchewan co-operative eompany
to be enlarged he stated. One construction outfit was olreidy on lhe
ground and construction wor'd be
rushed as soon as weather conditions
Two rinks from Greenwood took
part in the bonspiel in tbis city lost
Friday and Saturday. Alt the prizes |
were won by the local rinks.
John Stewart, of Vancouver, is
visiting for a few days at the borne
of his old schoolmate, John McKie.
Mr. Stewart and Mrs. McKie are
A chimney fire in tbo C.P.R. station in the West end last Monday
evening called out the fire department.    No damage waa done.
Dr. Goodeve, of Greenwood,
skipped a rink at the bonspiel in
this city on Saturday.
Boy Scout News
Firat  Grand Forks Troop
Boy Scouts
Duties-February 17 to 23, Owl
Patrol; next for duty, Bull Dog.
Parade—Usual parade on Friday,
23rd. at 7:30 p.m. at the Guild hall.
Scouts Own Evening Service at 7
"I  was reading the other day
about Neurasthenia, abont tht
large number of people who wert
troubled with this disease. It is
just what my wife had. She felt
miserable all the time and was constantly depressed. Sho would
waken in the morning and tell mt
that something dreadful was going
to happen that day. Life wat
nothing short of misery for her.
She was so depressed that I expected she would lost her mind
and have to go to a sanitarium
and 1 kept wondering how I
would get the money to pay fot
her. She could not eat and had
no appetite for food. She was irritable and cranky most of the
time. If she was crossed in any
way, she would immediately work
herself up into a violent temper.
This worried me because she had
always had a kind and gentle disposition nnd nothin-r which was
said or done seemed to irritate
her. I spoke to our family doctor
ahout hor and he said that her
trouble vas imagination and that
if she would try and forget about
her depression nnd look on tho
bright side of life she would be
all right. Of course I didn't daro
tell her this because I knew she
would get into one of her tempers.
When she got over these fits of
temper, she was always weak and
ill and more depressed than over.
The dot lor said a tonic might
help her nnd gave me a prescription but this did not do her any
good. She tried all kinds of other
ionics with tho snme result. Carnol was recommended to me and I
wish to state that it is the leader
of all tonics. Mince taking it my
wife has changed completely. Now
she is always ready for her meals
and work is no burden. It is a
pleasure for me to recommend
Carnol' to anyone who is in need
of a tonic or a body builder.
Excuse mo for writing this letter
but I want you to accept my
thanks for that wonderful tonic
known as Carnol." — Mr. J. M.,
Carnol is sold by your druggist,
anl if you can conscientiously say,
after you have tried it, that it
hasn't dune you any good, return
tho efnpty bottle to him and he
v/ill refund your money.       7-821
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City Grocery
Marmalade Oranges
At Just the Right Price
Phone 25        H. H. Henderson, Prop.
p.m. at the bome of Dr. Acres on
Sunday, 18th. A court of honor will
be held at 5 p.m. same evening.
Notice—The first wiuner of the
new prize scheme is C. Truax for
January, 34 points out of 40.
Report—Two trails were laid last
Saturday. One was not successfully
followed, but tbree boys followed
the other and two very good reports
were sent in describing it.
A Matter of Diet
A negro employed at one of the
movie studios in Los Angeles was
drafted by a director to do a novel
comedy scene with a lion.
•'You get into bed," ordered the
director, "and' we'll bring the lion in
and put him to bed with you." It
will be a scream."
"Put a iion in bed with me!" yelled
the negro. "No, sah! Not a-tall! I
quits right here and now."
"But," protested the director, "this
lion won't hurt you.   This   lion   was
brought up on milk."
"So was I brung up on milk,"
wailed the negro, "but I eats meat
Tbe drawingnmaster said to the
little girl of twelve, "Minnie, you've
neglected your   work   shamefully,
and you must remain witb me an
hour after school." Minnie shrugged
ber thin little shoulders and said
"If your wife doesn't mind, I am
sure I don't."
The water pipe thawing industry
is dow at its apex in tbis section of
the province.
Busineess is as good in Grand
Forks as in any otber section of the
province, if not better.
The Sun's weather report blew
away between the metropolitan sec-
ti|n of the city and its office last
night, taking many important news
events along with it. The people are
assured, however, that it was only
15 b»low for ooe day during cold
A PPUOATIONS for permit! to graic llve-
tmm itookon tho Crown run within eaoh
uraalnit Diitrlct of the Province of BrltUh
Columbia, must bc Bled with thc DUtrlot
Forcitcrsat Cranbrook, Port George, Kara-
loopi, Nelson, Prince Rupert, Williams Lake.
Vancouver and Vernon, or with the Commissioner of Grazing, Parliament Buildings, Viotorla, B. C, ou or beiore March Uth, 1923.
Blank forms upon whioh to submit applications may bc obtained from the District Forresters at the above named places  or from
the Department of Lands at Victoria, B, C.
Deputy Minister of Land,
Department of Lands,
Viotorla, B.C.,
January 4th,;il)2l.
UNLESS you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you
are not getting Aspirin at all
Our New Year's
to sell
Groceries and
during 1923 at Prices
Advantageous to the
Consumer is still
Phone 30
Accept only an "unbroken package" of "Bayer Tablets oi
Aspirin," which contains directions and dose worked out by
physicians during 22 years and proved safe by millions foi
Pain, Pain
Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets—Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druggists.
Aspirin Is Ihe trade mark (rc&lHtorod in Canada) of Bayer Manufacture of Mono-
acuttcacldester of Hallcyllcacid. While it Is well known that Aspirin means Bayer
manufacture, to assist the public against Imitations, the Tablets of Bayer Compaay
will bo stamped wltb thdr general trade mark, the ''Bayer Cress."
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new models') They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coin! As weatherproof as a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Real Quality. Real
Value.  Easy Terms. We are tbe people to mount you right.
J. R. MOOYBOER %S^&££&&
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
SHALHD TENDER*) will be reoelved by the
Distrlot Pot-ester, Nelson, not later than
noon on tha 21th day February, MM. Iar the
Purohase of Lloenoe XtsOO'Baker Oreek. near
He, to eut MOO Hewn Tlee.
One year will ba allowed for remove! of
Further particulars of tbe Distrlot Forester,
Nelson, B. C.
SEALED TENDERS will be received by the
Distrlot Forester, Nelsou, not later thau
noon OD tha 24th day of February, 1928, for the
purohase of Lioence X4901, near Sutherland
Oreek, to out 700 Hewn Ties.
SOne year will be allowed tor removal of
Farther particulars of the Distrlot Fores-
nr. Nelson, B. (J.
8EALHD TENDERS will be received by the
Minister ol Landa at Victoria not later than
noon on the 22nd day of February, 1928, for
the purohase of Lloenoe X4772, to out 600,000
feet of Sawloffe (all species) and 1.500 Kail-
road Tlee,. on an area situate on Cedar Oreek,
North Fork of Kettle Biver, Similkameen
Land Distrlot.;
Ona (1) year will be allowed for removal
of timber.
Further particulars of tho Chief Forester,
Viotorla, H. 0., or. District Forester, Nelson,
B C.
Dominion Monumental Worka
Asbestos Products Co. Roofing
Canadian   Blind   Babies'   Home
Nursery, Hospital and Kindergarten
Dominion Charter,   Without Stock  Subscription.
DIRECTORS—Hon. Martin Burrell, Hon. President; Hou. J. (i. Turriff,
President; A U. Fitzsimrnrjaa, Vice President; Edwai'J Grand, Secretary,
C. BUckett Robinson, Car. Sacratary; J. F. McKinley, Treasurer; Lt.-Col
Whiton, M.D., R. H. Campbell, Thomas Mulvey, K.C, A. B. Provost, W.
Lyle Reid, A. J. Freiinau, Charles H. Pinhey, C.E., W.J. Cairns, and Tom
TRUSTEES—C. H. Pinhey, C.E., Thomas Mulvey, K.C, A. J. Freiman.
Legal Adviser Bankers Auditor
John I. MaoCracken, K.C.    Royal Bank of Canada.     A. A. Crawley, C. A.
The Objects of this Institution, for which Incorporation was reoently ob
tained, are: "To provide a Home and Refuge for Baby and Infant Blind; to
provide free Scientific Care, Training and Maintenance; to Save the Lives of
even a few of the many of suoh unfortunates, who, for the lack of such service, perish every year; and to return these little ones to their parents, at
sohool age witb normal, healthy bodies and sound minds."
This ia a large and greatly needed Child Welfare Service. Careful enquiry
at the Government offices in the verious provinces reveals the fact that there
are at the presant time nearly 250 Infant Blind in the Dominion. Nothing
has yet been done for those helpless little ones. In the United States, 16
years ago, the first home was opened in New York City; they have now humus
in 13 States, all doing excellent work. In England, some time ago, Sir Ar-
■(hur Pearson organized "Sunshine House," Chorley Wood, for Blind Babies,
and he claims that it is the only one in the British Empire. Let us have the
SECOND in Canada. To reach this worthy end money is urgently required.
Fifty Thousand Dollars is the present objective of the Boaad.. While the
Home is to be located in Ottawa it will take in the Baby Blind from every
province, so that this APPEAL for funds will be Dominion wide, and an
early and generous response ie confidently expected. Cheques should be made
payable to the Canadian Blind Babies Home Association. All remittances
■will be promptly acknowledged.
rpHE value oi well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a meansof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us beiore going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Visiting cards
Sh'] -ing tags
Price lists
New Type
Latest Style
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.-GEO.  ARMSON
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yale Hotel, First Street
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum prloe ol Brat-class land reduced
to IS »n aore; second-class te N 10 an acre.*;
Pre-emption now conSued to surveyed
lands only.
Records will be granted covering only lan d
suitable for agricultural purposes aud which
is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished, but
parties of not more than lour may arrange
Ior adjacent pre-emptions with joint resi*
Sence, but eaoh making ueeessary improvement* on respective claims,
I're-emptors must ooeupy claims for five
years eud make improvements to value of flu
Per acre, including clearing and cultivation
of nt least 5 acres, before receiving Crown
Where pre-emptor in uoeupatiou not leu
tban 8 years, and has made proportionate
improvements, he may, because of ill-health,
or other cause, bc granted Intermediate car-
tlUeato of Improvement and transfer his
Records without permanent residenoe may
be issued, provided applicant mnkei improvements to extent of $ UM per annum and
records aame eaob year. Failure to make improvements or record same will operate as
forfeiture. Title caunot be obtained ln less
than i years, and Improvements of $10.00 per
aero, Including 5 aores oleared aud cultivated,
and restdeno of at Icael two years are required.
l're-omptor holding Crown grant may rS-
cord another pre-emption, If he requires land
in conjunction with his farm, without actual
occupation, provided statutory Improvements
aud residence maintained on Crown granted
Uniurveyed areas, not exceeding UU acres,
may be leased as homesitos; title to bc obtained after f ulhlling residential aud im -
provemeat conditions.
For graafng aud industrial purposes areaa
exceeding till) aores may be Issued by one person or oompany.
Mill, factory or industrial sites ou timber
land exceeding it acres may be purohased:
conditions luclude payment of etnmage.
Natural huy meadows Inaccessible by existing roads may be purchased conditional upon
construction of a road to them. Rebate of
one-half of cost ol road, uot exceeding halt
of purchase prloe. Is made.
The scope ol Ihis Aot le enlarged to incluge
all dersouc joining or serving with Hia
Majesty's Forces. The time within which Ihe
heirs or devisees ol a dooeated pre-emptor
may apply Ior title under this Vet ls extended
from for one yenr from tbe death ol auch
person, as formerly, until one vear after the
conclusion oi tbe present war. Thle privilege
le also uitde retroactive.
No fee' relating to pre-emptions are due or
payable by soldiers on pre-emptions recorded
arter June », 11*18. Taxes are remitted for
five years.
Provislon*foi' return ol moneys accrued, duo
and beeu paid since August i, ttU, on account of payments, feel or tuxes on soldiers'
pre emptlons.
Interest on agreements to purchase town or
city lots held by member! of Allied Forces,
or dependents, acquired direct or Indirect,
remltled from enlistment to Marcb 81, IHO.
Provision made for issuance of Crown
grants to Sub-purohaters of Crown Lands,
who tailed to complete purchase. Involving
fortelture. on fulfillment of conditions oi
purchase, interest aad taxes. Where sub-
pnrohases do not claim whole ol orlgnal parcel, purchaae price due and taxes may be distributed proportionately over whole area.
Apportions must be made by Hay 1,1030.
Graaing Act, 191V. lor systematic development ol flvestock industry provides lor graaing districts and range administration under
Commissioner. Annual gracing permtts
issued based ou numbers ranged; priority lor
ostabllelied owners, Stock-owners may form
Association! for range management. Free,
or partially frte.permlts for sottlers, oampere
or travellers, up to ten heed.
I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with -
modern machinery. All work
C. A. Crawford


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