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A vote for McPherson is a vote for your district and the solution of many local problems
It has been a persisteut claim ad-
vat ced by Conserve ive speakers
during tbe present by election campaign that if tbe opposition candidate ie returoed to power it will
mean tbe deieat of tbe Government
at the next session oi the legislature.
that tbe present restricted Liberal
majority will be wiped out.
The opposition literature stresses
the point of tbe lack of support
which the government received in
ihe last legislature, but tbeir claims
are inconsistent. In - one bieatb
they predict the government's defeat, and in tbe next they blame tbe
Froviboial and Labor members id
tbe house because tbe latter on prac
tioal-y all important divisions in tbe
house side witb tbe government.
The Beaton
Wby? The explanation is succinctly set forth io the statement of
Mr. Creeiy, Provincial member for
Vancauver, wbo, almost at tbe opening of session of the last legislature,
made tbe declaration of po'icy ae
far as tbe Provincials were concerned.  'Mr. Creery said:
"Our position is one of independence. Tbe Provincial party stands
for honest, efficient, economio rov*
ernment, and if that is forthcoming
from the present occupants of tbe
treasury benches we will give them
our support. But it must be evidenced by acts and not by words
Whatis the answer. On every
division of tbe house involving a
possible defeat of tbe government
the Provincials, and Labor too, were
found aligned behind the govern
ment. That is undoubted evidenoe
of tbe Independents' belief that the
conditions laid down by Mr. Creery
were fully met in legislation tabled
in the bouse. It wae ao uus.ilicted
but none tbe less convincing proof
tbat in every respect tbe government's policies were "honest aod
efficient,' and evidenced by acts and
not by words i.looe.
Friend of Labor
Mr. Dougald McPherson bas been
a life-long friend of labor; bas indeed, taken a most aotive part in
the organised labor movement In
the face of the united action of Labor in tbe legislature, bow can tbe
workers of the Qrand Forks-Green
wood riding fail to give tbeir undivided support to the Liberal candidate?
Tbe utter absurdity of tbe Conservative   claims   that the govern
ment bas been guilty of gross extravagance and tbat  the Conservative party in financial matters is one
of   economy;    their    accusations
against tbe government of extravagant borrowings, eto , are answered
by tbeir own actions in tbe bouse,
In view of  tbeir protestations ou
the  stump,   it is  surprising that
wben, at tbe last session of tbe legis
lature a loan bill to borrow 18,500,
000 was brought down it was unan>
imously carried  by   the   house—
every Conservative was found hold
ing up his band in favor of borrow
ing tba asked  for amount.   Not i
single  one  of tbem   opposed the
measure.    If anything were needed
to show tbe utter inconsistency of
tbe  Conservative opposition members it was this public and unblusb
lag swallowing  of  tbeir platform
utterances.   Consistency is a jewel
wbicb, apparen ly, does not sparkle
in the opposition diadem.
The Record
Here is the record of the divisions
in the legislature at the last session,
with the standing of tbe parties on
each vote:
1. Re sale Pacific Great   Eastern
resolution (government resolution)
Cam d, 29-17.
2. Appeal from chair by opposi
tio ion speaker's ruling re nnemploy
meot motion. Cbair sustained,25 20
2. Opposition want of confidence
amendment ro mothers' pensions on'
"Tell ms what you Know Is tm-
I cau temt su well as yoo."
FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1925
motion to go into supply. Defeated
*.. Government motion to adjourn
debate on Hincbliffe amendment to
provincial elections act. Carried 25*
6. Motion for second reading sue
cession duty act (government bill).
Carried 28-17.
6. Motion for seoond reading to
repeal 1923 mendment to public
enquiries act (opposition bill). Des
foa'ed 26-18.
7. Barbers' bill second leading,
non-partisan division. Carried 29 16
8. Forestry act second reading
(government bill). Carried 39 6.
9. Racing control bill second read
ing (government bill). Carried 29a
10. Amedndment to government
forest bill by third party. Defeated
11. Church union bill (private)
second reading. Carried 32-12.
12. Gover ment liquor act, Dr.
Rotbwell's amendment, non partisan, ministry dividing. Defeated
13. Government liquor act, Chris
McRae amendment, non partisan
division, ministry dividing. Defeated 27-13.
14. Oriental resolution by opposition, amendment by govermeut.
Amendment carried 43 0.
15. Senate resolution by Labor,
amended by government. Amendment carried 26 14.
16. Loan, bill, 1924, to borrow
$3,500,000.   Carried unanimously.
Geraldine Farrar, famous prima
donna, who gave a recital ot Carman
in Ottawa and Montreal rooontly,
had a run in with the U.S. Customs
at the border on har return to the
United Statea. It was claimed that
champagne and fine wines ware
found stored in the' piano of her
sumptuous private car, but the gtaat
singer says it was only near-boor.
England's great military spectacre,
the Aldershot Military Searchlight
and Torchlight Tattoo, whieh is held
annually in aid of the Aldershot
Command Charities, is being presented this year from the 16th to the
20th of June and will, as usual, be
contemporaneous with Ascot Weak.
The special feature is to be a Pageant
of Battle which will recall some of
the famous engagements of the British Army. Nearly 100,000 patrons
attended last year.
Beit Liberal Meeting
Ever Held in the City
To enable French-Canadian students to become acquainted with
Western Canada, the Universite de
Montreal haa organized a 28-day trip
to the coast from Montreal next
July. They will pass through Winnipeg, Regina, Moose Jaw, Calgary,
Edmonton, Banff, Vancouver and
Victoria, -with stop-overs at Lake
Louise, Field, Glacier, the Fraser
Canyon and other beauty spots ef
the Canadian Rockies.
Student tours, operated by the
Canadian Pacific in conjunction with
McGill University, are to be extended
thia summer to include students from
the British Isles. Heretofore, these
tours have been restricted to scholars in other parts of Canada and in
the United States. As Montreal is
regarded as an ideal centre for the
study of the French language, it is
anticipated that the new project will
attract many visitors to the Canadian metropolis.
The body of Dr. Sun Yat Sen,
President of Southern China lay tn
state In a wonderful blue-tiled old
Temple near the "Altar of Heaven,"
during the long drawn out ceremonies at Peking attendant upon his
interment. Through the courtesy of
the government the bier was viewed
by a large party of Canadians and
Americans touring the world on th*
Canadian Pacific S.S. "Empress of
France." They were also invited to
attend the final burial rites whioh,
with a wealth of colorful Chines*
ceremony took place later  in  thf
Tbe Liberal meeting io the Empress theater on Tnesdav evening
was tbe most largely attended and
the most enthusiastic political gathering ever beld in tbe city. It was
a good sign, by which to judge in
wbicb the political wind ia blowing.
J.A McCallum, president of tbe
'Liberal association, occupied tbe
chair and in brief but appropriate
speeches introduced the speakers,
wbo were: Dougald McPherson,
Liberal oandidate; E C. Henniger,
ex-ML A., and Hon, A. M. Manson, attorn*y general of British Columbia.
Mr. McPherson, after paying a
tribute to tbe late Mr. McKie, said
the people in this eleotion were
mostly interested in local problems,
and he would therefore leave provin
eial topics to tbe other speakers.
He fully outlioed the part be had
taken io bringing ebout a crisis to
secure a permanent settlement of
tbe Doukhobor problem. His efforts
to obtain from the government some
measure of relief for the irrigation . istrict were also fully gone
into. Io these efforts be bad met
with considerable success, as the
government bad made a proposition
which was fairly liberal and wbicb
would allow tbe ranchers of tbe district to carry on.
Mr. McPDersou cautioned rhe
electors not to believe the absurd
campaign stories being circulated.
As a rule, be bad found tbat when
a story was ridiculous it was also
E C. Henniger made a capital
speech. He reviewed local conditions gen rally, und gave u r-iume
of the difficulties he had encountered ia securing tbe grants for the
irrigation system. He was skeptical of tbs Conservative candidate
being the author of bis own plat
form, but was ratbei inclined to
believe th'-t it was tbe work of Bill
Jones, Bill Esling and Bill McKenzie. The old well io the South
Okanagan, out of whiqh the opposi
tion appeared to be drinking inspiration for concocting wild charges
against the government, was, to bis
way of thinking, a prehistoric
event. The Sumas reclamation
scheme, a prolific source of Conservative criticism, was tbe sanest de
velopmeot scheme every undertaken
by any government and it would
not cost the peopl of the province
one cent.
Hon. Mr M'insoii made a splendid speech, going fuily into   the af
fairs of tbe povince. As many of
his statements of vital interest to
the people of tbis district are embodied in other articles in this issue
of Tbe Sun, we lack tbe time aod
Space to give an extended write-up
of tbis meeting.
It-was Mr Manson spinion tbat
the people 9! this district Bhould
be well educated politically, as this
was the seoond by-election since the
general election. He also drew attention to the fact tbat the Conservative party had been losing caste
ever since 1916, and tbat it was still
losing caste.
Victoria, April 21.—With
the Grand Forks Greenwood
by-election on the political
program for early consideration, the record of the Oliver
government will be reviewed
from every angle, both by
supporters and opposition.
Those lined up against the
administration will pick it to
pieces, hold it up to ridicule
and endeavor to eonvince the
voters once again that it is
time for a change. Liberals,
naturally, will see little but
good in the province's affairs
as handled by Premier Oliver
and his cabinet. But the man
behind the country, the voter,
the men and women who pay
the bills, want the facts.
The Liberal party came into
power—in 1916—when "the
bottom had dropped ont of
everything." The war followed a period of natural depression, a commercial and
industrial slump occasioned
largely by the era of hysterical promotion fostered, perhaps blindly, by the lormer
Conservative administration.
The combination would have
been disastrous in any country, with the single exception
of a land where the natural
resnurces were of sufficient
value   and  international  im
bafance the   scale.    Such
country was Hritish Columbia
But even in the face of such
an advantage the task set the
Liberal government   was al
most a  hopeless  one.    How
that task was undertaken and
the work in  hand  conducted
is most creditably reflected in
the   present   happy   general
conditions maintainedthrough
out the Pacific province. Brit
ish Columbia's credit is above
that of  any   other  province
and fully oqual to that of the
Dominion.    Mining, lumber
ing and fishing are in a most
healthy condition, while agri
culture, the fourth  basic in
dustry, is on a sound foundation.    There is little  unemployment and  the   future  is
unusally bright.
Certainly, the Liberal gn\.
ernn:ent is not solely responsible for this condition, but
business men, politically opposed and friendly,agree that
the policies of the present
administration are to be
credited with a large share of
the honor in effecting such
happily changed conditions
Although the Grand Forks-
Greenwood by-election might
not count for much in the
interest of the average elector
in other constitoencies, it is
noteworthy that the contest
and its results will play an
important part in the political
future of the province. This
is because the government
has not a working majority
in the legislature. It would
be strengthened materially by
tt Liberal member-elect in
Grand Forka Greeuwood.even
though the election of a Con
servative would not seriously
embarrass the Oliver administration. The Liberals also
face the important factor of
sentiment in the by-election,
The late Conservative member
elect, John McKie, tragically
eliminated from public life in
British Columbia through a
disaster at Farron last fall,
had as many personal friends
in the Liberal party as in his
own. Ordinarily voters might
consider they were honoring
his memory by sending a Conservative to Victoria. How
ever, it is doubtful if a vote,
thus swayed by natural and
laudable sentiment, would be
in the best interests of Grand
Forks Greenwood at the pres-
sent time. On the other hand,
it is certaiu that a Liberal
representative would lend
power to the government's
hand in handling the troublesome Doukhobor tangle and
in effecting much-needed development projects in the
fertile joint valleys of the
Kettle river.
When a man drops his. coin at
tbe races hs can charge it up to running expenses.
A speculative  despair  is nnpar
onable where it ie our duty.
A lU-cent argument cnn lead to a
portance partially to counter-' 10,000 quarrel.
Liberals of Orand Forks gave Mr.
Dougald McPherson, their standard
bearer in tbe present bye-election
fight, a hearty greeting at the party
rally held on Tuesday at tbe Empress
theatre, where a crowded house heard
the policies of tbe Liberal administration expounded and Mr. McPherson'a
appeal for support of his candidature.
The Liberal entrant gave a straightforward speech on the chief local Issues.
Mr. McCallum officiated aa chairman in acceptable manner. On the
platform in support of Mr. McPherson
were Mr. E. C. Henniger, former Liberal member for the Grenwood-Grand
Forka riding, and Hon. A. M. Manson,
K. C, attorney-general.
"Dougald McPherson is the man we
want in this riding; he la one of our
best citizens and if elected, and I
know he will be, he will certainly represent us at Victoria in creditable
manner," was the parting injunction
of Mr. Henniger to tbe electors of the
riding when he spoke on tbe necessity
of tbe riding remaining in the Liberal
column and the advantage of having
au member a man sympathetic to the
Mr. Pherson referred ln feeling manner to the tragic death of the late Mr.
John McKie for whom he bad every
respect and admiration. He held tbat
ln tbis bye-election tbe people are not
particularly Interested ln any but
local issues tbe importance of which,
he felt, merited the closest attention.
The bye-election would not change tho
status of the parties in the Legislature; tbe government was assured of
sitting out its full term and the Conservative claim tbat the election of
their candidate would unseat the government was merely an effort to capture the riding by false pretences.
Mr. McPherson believed the province has borrowed to the point where
It should be chary of borrowing more
unless for most necessitous matters
and, if elected, he would not support
any ouUays on any white elephants,
it waa his intention to use his position as member to get what he could
for this riding consistent with common sense. He -would endeavor to
cooperate with those' charged with
the responsibility of conducting the
public services.
On the Doukhobor question Mr. McPherson declared he had been accused
of making the issue a political one but,
be asserted, he took the stand that
such a question of national importance
should not become a political football
in a local campaign. Anyone wbo
would do so was a traitor to his
country. Tbe government had requested him to Investigate the question and
he had advised even before the burning ot the Spencer Bchool, and after
consultation with tbe Consolidated
School BoardB, to write to tbe government suggesting the doing of certain
things. He stood behind the movement
of tbe boards and, if elected, would
do everything possible to find a lasting solution of this most troublesome
On the question of irrigation, Mr.
McPherson dealt at length with the
existing conditions and referred to
his efforts to secure consideration
from the government In the best interest of tbe farmers. As a result ot
his urgent representation the government had agreed that a credit or loan
of $5,000 would be arranged to permit
the Irrigation Board to pay off bank
overdraft, etc., and tbe government
would devise a policy applicable to
the financial situation; that repayment of capital investment would be
spread over a period of not less than
thirty or more than forty years taking
the land aB security; that tbo government would forego all demands for
payment until January, 1927, so far as
capital Investment was concerned, and
as for Interest, the payments due ln
1925 and 1926 would be deferred till
January, 1927, if the farmers would
undertake improvements which would
increase the value of the property.
Also the government agreed to give
expert advice on wet farming the cost
to be charged to the Department of
Agriculture, and as for a new and different method of assessment on the
basis ot acre cost, the government
would investigate lf any change is possible. "There are no strings to that
proposal," Mr. McPherson said. It was
a reasonable one and should be of assistance to tbe farmers if properly applied.
Declaring that a great deal ot foolish stuff ls being circulated about bim
by his Conservative friends, Mr. McPherson cautioned his hearers to take
lt with the proverbial grain of salt. He
denied he had ever made an Inflamma-
matory address at Calgary as some
asserted. For twenty years in the
labor movement he had heen Just what
he is today.
In conclusion Mr. McPherson emphasized the fnct that he is not mai--
ing elaborate pre-election promisis,
but if elected, he would give Ills best
service as business agent of tit. eh-it
ors of tlii! riding, irrespective of class,
creed or couditiou. *..**UmW*a *-**:u.-
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FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1925
Every citizen who attended the public meeting on Tuesday evening must have been highly and favorably impressed
with the qualifications ofthe Liberal candidate, Mr. Dougald
McPherson, as an orator—with his ability to express his
views clearly and forcibly, with the logical and good common
sense of bis reasoning, and with the laudable part which he
has recently taken in important local affairs. With Mr. Mc
Pherson as our business agent at Victoria, Grand Forks
Greenwood will be well represented by a member of whom
not only the district but also the entire province of British
Columbia will feel proud. A vote for McPherson is a vote
for your own best interests, for enforcement of laws, for
progress and for the development of our natural resources.
It is a protest against the gloomy pessimism and slanderous
attacks on the administration circulated by the opposition
speakers. Much depends on the way in which you cast your
ballot tomorrow.
The San predicts the election of the Liberal candidate
tomorrow by a substantial majority.
Government Demands
Law Enforcement
"The Doukhobors must be made to obey our laws;
there must be no compromise with them on that point,"
declared Hon. A. M. Manson, attorney-general, speaking
at a crowded Liberal rally in the Empress Theatre, Tuesday night, a gathering which taxed the capacity of the
house and the attention of which was held at high tension as the chief law officers of the Crown definitely set
forth the policy of the provincial administration on a
matter of such vital import to the people of the district.
"We are going through with this thing. Our policy
throughout has been consistent and the government has
never changed its course. British Columbia does not propose to permit the existence of any body or sect which is
not prepared to adopt the English language and laws, the
common solvent of racial differences in this Anglo-Saxon
country. There is no alternative. We want peace but
unless the Doukhobors live up to our laws they must pay
the penalty. If today the levy we have made consequent
upon their failure to live up to our laws is not sufficient
we will levy again and shall continue to do so until these
' people conform with our laws or the last Doukhobor has
left this country.''
The Attorney-General's definite and pointed declaration, coming as it did after the criticism directed against
the government's action in respect to the Doukhobors by
Mr. W. K. Esling, former Conservative member for Rossland, at the Monday night's meeting of Conservative
sympathizers, aroused his hearers to a high pitch of enthusiasm and the applause rocked the theatre. There was
no mincing of words in Hon. Mr. Manson's statement, it
was a straight-from-the-shoulder declaration.
Hon. Mr. Manson's statement of the government's
policy came at the end of a lengthy speech which, despite
the lateness of the hour, had held his audience in close attention. His review of the record of the government, its
achievements during the war period and the equally difficult period of reconstruction, was a masterly one and in
marked contrast in point of dispassionate argument, to
the accusations of the Conservative speakers who held
forth the previous evening.
"The leader of the Conservative party sat here last
night and spoke not one word on this problem so vital to
you. Mr. Esling merely referred to it with a sneer and the
charge that the government's action against the Doukhobors was merely a pre-election bluff," said the attorney-general, who said he was desirous to give the electors
of the riding a clear understanding of the situation so
that there should be no mis-understanding.
Referring to thc findings of Mr. William Blakemore,
appointed as a Royal Commission by tho then Conservative government, in 1923 to investigate the Doukhobor
situation, and his recommendation that "patience"
should be exercised by the province with these newcomers, Mr. Manson quoted recent editorials in the Daily
Colonist, Victoria, a Conservative paper, and tho Daily
Province, of Vancouver, which could not be considered a
Liberal supporter, to show that that patience policy was
still being advocated. He pointed to the, fact,that,the bargain with the federal government under which the Doukhobors were granted the right to settle in Canada did not
exempt them from the legal requirements. At first after
their advent to British Columbia the Doukhobors showed'
a disposition to obey the laws relative to attendance of
the young at school. But as the years went on thc school
enrollment dwindled and when the authorities sought to
force attendance at the schools three school buildings
were burned down. Eighteen months ago the government
commenced prosecutions for the infraction of the school
law and some of the sect were prosecuted and fined. He,
as attorney-general, had refused to remit the fines until
ho had consulted the local school board and ultimately
the fines were never remitted. He had been told that
Cazakoff, a Doukhobor leader, had stated a few days ago
that the fines had been remitted. Tho fact was tliose fines
had been paid and tliose were recently levied would either
be paid or further prosecutions would be instituted.
"I am not so sure that these men do not talk to the
government with their tongues in their cheek," went on
Hon. Mr. Manson, who declared Cazarkoff had given to
the government an unequivocal assurance that the Doukhobors would obey the law.
With the death of the late Peter Veregin, Doukhobor
leader, the members of the sect had apparently become
more fanatical; more school were burned. The government had placed an assessment of some $6,000 on the
Doukhobor lands and if that was not paid the necessary
amount of effects or land will be sold in satisfaction of
the claim.
"We will rebuild the schools as often as they are
destroyed," declared the minister amid applause.
"Young Mr. Veregin is coming to Canada, a newcomer.
It is right we should have an understanding with him.
Premier Oliver has written to the head of the Dominion
immigration service asking that young Veregin be met on
his arrival in Canada and asked for an understanding as
to his intention to obey the laws of Canada. If he does
not give that understanding he will not come to British
Columbia," said the minister.
"Our position is this. We cannot afford as a young
country, to have a foreign born community in our midst
that does not conform to our laws. We have no quarrel
with them on religious grounds but we must insist that
they obey our laws designed in the best interests of unity
and promotion of our Anglo-Saxon ideals. We want peace
but unless the Doukhobors are willing to live up to our
laws they must pay the penalty or get out," concluded
Hon. Mr. Manson whose declaration met with the undoubted approval of his hearers.
Mr. E. C. Henniger, former Liberal member for the
riding declared that the Conservatives who brought the
Doukhobors here were trying to shift the burden to the
Liberal government. In 1913 he had had the honor of
driving Mr. W. J. Bowser, then attorney-general, to the
Doukhobor colony and Bowser had told the Doukhobors
that as legal head of the administration he asked them to
register their births, deaths and marriages, but that as
head of the government he would not ask them to comply
with the British Columbia marriage laws or to send their
children to school.
"When the head of the government would give such
advice to these poor misguided creatures, is it any wonder that the Doukhobors are assuming the position they
are today. No blame can be attached to the Oliver government," declared Mr. Henniger.
The issues in this by-election campaign
are before you.       *
The decision rests with you.
What are your best interests?
It is not a question of the fate of the
Liberal administration. The government
will remain in power irrespective of the result on Saturday.
Do you consider it better to elect Mr.
Dougald McPherson, who is sympathetic
with the government or his conservative opponent, who if returned must be in the cool
shades of opposition?
The issue is serious.
A vote for McPherson is a vote for sane
administration and the best welfare of die
And Conserve Our Forest Capital
Stabilize Industry
Ensure Future Prosperity! or
And Deplete Our Forest Capital
Undermine Industry
Menace Future Prosperity
National Interest and National Security demand the
Treatment of our Forest Resource as a Crop
THE OBSTACLE fo proper treatment Is FIRE
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The Sun Is The People's Paper n r
The policy of the Liberal government on
the Doukhobor issue is clear-cut and straightforward. Hon. A. M. Manson, Attorney General, at Tuesday's Liberal meeting made it abundantly clear that the Oliver administration
is in earnest in its efforts to force the Doukhobors to obey our laws. Here is what Mr. Man-
son, chief law officer of the crown, declared:
'The Doukhobor must obey our laws; there
can be no compromise on that point/'
"We are going through with this matter. The
government has never changed its course."
"B. C. does not propose to allow any body or
any sect to refuse to adopt the English language
and laws."
"There is no alternative.    We want peace
but the Doukhobors must live up to our laws or
pay the penalty."
"We will proceed until they conform to our
laws or the last Doukhobor has left the country"
"I am not so sure these men do not talk to
the government with tongue in cheek."
"We will enforce our laws designed to promote unity and .Anglo-Saxon ideals/'
Mr. McPherson, Liberal candidate, heartily
supports this policy.
The Victoria Times, Liberal, succinctly set
forth the government's policy when it recently
"If the Doukhobors do not obey the laws of
the province, they must be punished. If punishment merely encourages them to other forms
of disobedience they should be deported at
once. Our laws are for everybody and are not
concerned with any sort of fanatical rite. There
must be no compromise with the Doukhobor because his allegiance tp an imported religious
ceremonial conflicts with rules of conduct laid
down in the statutes of the province. If the
government were to give way in the least particular, it would not be long before British
Columbia would be turned into an asylum for
all the cranks in the country.
"It is also to be remembered that the loss of
a couple of thousand of these people would not
be an irreparable one by any means.    Lands
which they at present occupy could easily be
occupied by equally industrious settlers whose
conception of citizenship would be considered
less one-sided.
"Nor have the members of the cabinet the
time to give to consideration of problems which
arise out of the Doukhobor defiance of law and
order. Half a million other citizens demand
that they devote their working hours to matters of moment and leave the law-breakers to
guardians of the peace. Hence the public will
support the government's declaration that the
Doukhobors must behave or put up with the
The Two Types of Tee
There are two distinct types of tea, namely
Black Tea and Green Tea. Both are made
from the same bush and both are equally
pure. The difference is in the process of
manufacture which gives each a different
flavour. Black Tea after it is plucked is
withered and partially 'fired' or dried, then
allowed to oxidize by being exposed to the
ah. This gives Black Tea its dark reddish
colour when drawn. Green tea is immediately steamed after plucking, which prevents oxidization. There are delicious blends
of "SALADA" in both of these types and
also a unique blend of Black and Green Tea
Mixed.  All are sold in four qualities.
host AM"
Saskatchewan ean boast ot a
family of six generations. Mrs.
Odell, of Hanley, 93 years of age,
has a great-g-reat-g-reat-granddaugh-
ter of six months. Her eldest daughter is 76. She has 33 grandchildren,
45 great-grandchildren, seven great-
great-grandchildren and the little
lady first referred to. Mrs. Odell
still reads and  sews  without  eye-
Immigrants who chanted and sang
their happiness at arriving in Canada were witnessed recently at the
Montreal Windsor Station when a
batch of fifty canaries in six cages
were housed there for a time waiting
conveyance by train. They had already travelled over 8,000 miles from
Liverpool and had a further prospect of another 4,500 until they
reached their destination either at
Vancouver or in some cases Saa
Established 1910
RealEstatc and Insurance
Resident Agent Grsisid Forks Tow oalte
Coinpany, Limited
The Conservative meeting in the
Empress theatre on Monday night
drew a full bouse. The speakers
were Dr. Kingston, Conservative
candid te, and Messrs. Esling,
Twigg and Maitland. The doctor
confined hia speech mostly to local
topics, but the outt-ofxtown speakers
brought the often heard stories of
pessimistic gloom with them,as well
as the equally often disproved
charges against tbe government.
Nothing that tbe speakers said could
bs construed as meaning tbat tbe
people of British Columbia live in
the richest and best governed provinoe in Cauada.
as distrct coroner, banding in bis
resignation to Artorney General
Manson on Monday last.
J. C. Taylor, the optician, and
family bave returned to tbe city
from the coast. Tbey will make
(heir bome here in future, and Mr
Taylor will work out of city, and on
ocQtsionB when required he willjassiet
Mr. Morrison in bis jewelry store.
The sales on Winnipeg avenue
of the goods and chattels seized ftom
the Doukhobor colony last week are
being well attended, dut bidding.it
is reported, is rather slow.
Dougald McPherson, Liberal, and
Dr. iC. M. Kingston, Cons rvative
both of Grand Forks, were non-inn
ated at Greenwood last Tuesday as
candidates in the provincial by-
election to be beld tomorrow.
Dr. C M. Kingston, Conservafive
candidate, has resigned bis position
Kenneth Campbell. ex-M.L.A for
Nelson, attended the Liberal meeting in this city on Tuesday evening.
Furniture at Private Sale—
As I intend to remove to the coast
shortly, I offer all my household
goods in the Sheads block on Bridge
street at private sale. Call early for
rare b rgains.- MRS. DANIEL
(Section 160.)
IN THE MATTRR OK Part of Block 31, Map
72, Urand Forks Townsite. West Addition
PROOF having bee n tiled la my < IBce of the
loss of c'ertiHonte of title No 5186a to the
above melitlcned lands lu the name of
Daniel O'Rnv m:d bearing date the 20th
February, 1902,1 HSKKUlfGIVB NOTICK of
my Intention ut thc expiration of one calen-
dur isiuuil; from the lirst publication hereof
tol'Siie to the said Daniel O'Ray * provisional certllleate of title iu Hen of sueh
lostcertisscats-s. Auy persoss having any In-
formation with reference to auch lost CertlHcate of title is requested to commualoatc
with the undersigned.
Dated at the Laud  KcRiatry Office, Karn
loops, H.C, this 24th day of March, 192*>.
Date of flrst publication March 27,1925.
-"Canada has a fine reoora ex
musical and artistic studenti who
work under the auspices of the Royal
College of Music," says Sir Hugh
Allen, director of the London institution, who is making a tour of Caaada in the interests of the College.
Canada exported 148,592,809
pounds of woodpulp during February, of which 133,891,000 went to
the United States and to Great Britain, none. Our newsprirtt exports
had a monetary value, in the same
month of about seven and a half million dollars.
Two hundred and sixty thousand
acres of land in central and northern Alberta will be settled by the
British Land Settlement Corporation, it is announced. They are
located north of Edmonton and from
north of Vermilion to Waburnaa,
west of Edmonton.
Approximately 750,000 tourists,
apart from delegates to conventions,
visited Montreal last year by railway, steamer and automobile, according to an estimate compiled by
the Montreal Tourist and Convention
Bureau. It is anticipated that ttie
influx for the current year will ba
even greater.
|Dr. Lefiard's New Life Tablets
Imparts to the Old and Middle-aged
Youthf ulneas, Energy and Fit
ness, retards mental and physical
decay, thus promoting longevity,
Preserves the arteries and tissues,
Sufferers irom Deafness with its many
distressing accompanying ailments,
as Head noises, deriveal most imtne
diate benefit. Calm refreshing sleep
assured Gloom, Depression ind Ners
vousness is banished under the influ'
ence of these Life giving Tablets
Wrinkles, hard lines and blemishes
disappear. The skin becomes clear,
light and elastic and the complexion
bright and smooth. Think of the
blessings of perfect health, the pos
sesion of few; the joyof a clear Youth'
ful appearance and tingling blood, of
lustrous hair, bright eyes and health
tinted cheeks; the beauty of radiant
life and the realisation that Time has
been put back Ten years to the envy
and admiration of your friends, and
the unbounded satisfaction of yourself, Can you allow a golden opportunity like this to pass? Remember
there are no arduous rules to follow,
no restriction on diet, not are there
any ill effects after. Un the contrary
it gives the entire system a feeling of
exha'.tation with increased mental
and bodily vigour. Why not look
and feel 30 at 50? Do not delay,
commence tho treatment at once.
You will never regret the slight cost
Incurred for such incalculable benefits The price of these Marvellous
Tablets inoluiing Mail Charges is
3 Dollars per bottle, dispatched in
plain wrapper on receipt of  amount.
Obtainable from
Dr. Legard's Laboratories,
106, Liv rpool Road, Barnsbury,
London, England.
why mr. Mcpherson
should be elected
Because his record is a clean one.
Because his interests are centered in this riding.
Because his pledged word can be taken at face value.
Because he is possessed of strong common sense and
Because this riding needs a man of his outstanding
qualities to safeguard its interests.
. Electors of Grand Forks-
You have problems which must be solved. Your interests demand that your representative shall be one who is
sympathetic with the Government but independent enough
to insist upon recognition of your just claims.
Who can better fill the bill than Mr. Dougald McPherson, who is now seeking your support?
The issue is before you.   Decide wisely.
Farms      Orchards     City Property
Z'Agent* at Nelson,  Calgary, Wlhnlpflg and
otber Prairie points.  Vancouver Atj-mf" :
BstrbltsbC'. In 1910. we arc .a t* -po-*fltijii to
furnish reliable information f-WloaTniug this
Write for free literature
One good top buggy; or
will  exchange   for good
fresh, or to freshen short
ly. milch cow.
Christina Lake, B.C
E.C. Henniger Go.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
Get the habit of
trading at our
We  have   excep-
tion ally good bargains in all our
Phone 10
Buy GOOD Groceries
If yon want to get satisfactory lesults in the
kitchen. We carry nothing but the best in everything. Our stock is always fresh. Try our
superior brands of Teas and Coffees.
Phone 25 "Service and Quality"
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Hare 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 gE&ft&ftX
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
Province of British Columbia
In the Grand Forks-Greenwood
Electoral District
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given
ro tne Voters of the Grand Forks.
Greenwood E ectoral District that in
obedience to His Majesty's Writ to
me directed, aud bearing date the
7tb day of April, in the year of our
Lord one thousand nine hundred and
twenty-flve, I require ehe prrsonco of
tho said Votors at the Government
Office, Greenwood, on the twentieth
day of April, 1925, at twelve o'olock
noon, for the purpose of nominating
and electing one person to represent
them in the Legislature of the Prov.
The Msde of Nomination of Gan
! didatea Shall Be as Follow*, ■■
I The candidates sball be nominated
in writing; the writing shall be subscribed by two registered voters of the
district as proposer and seconder.
and by ten other registered voters of
the Baid district as assenting to tho
nomination,and shtll be delivered to
tbe Beturniag Officer at any time between the date of thi) Proclamation
aud one p.m. of the day of nomination. In the event of a poll being
necessary, such poll will be open on
the 25th day of Aprfl, I925,at8 a.m.
Grand Forks-Greenwood Electoral
City Baggage and General
Coal*  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Office  at [R.  t.  Petrle'i Store
Phone 64
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty"
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.   ARMSON
Wholesale and Retail
Havana Cigars* Pipe*
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly Done
r. g. McCutcheon
Pollins Division*!
Beaverdell. Fife.
Boundary Falls.   Urand Forks.
Bridesville. Greenwood.
Brown Creek.        Midway.
Carmi. Paulson.
Cascade. Riverside.
Christian Valley.   Rock Creek.
Ebolt. Westbridge.
of whioh every person ig hereby re
quired to taka notioe and govern
himself accordingly.
Given undor my hand at Green
wood, this seventh day of April, ono
thousand nine hundred and twenty-
Returning Officer.
ShipTourCream to
Tlie Kettle Valley
Creamery Co.
We pay the highest price and assnre
you ths most accurate tast. Give your
local croamery your trade,
Dominion MorUi mental Worka
Asbestos Produ, a Co. Hoofinfj
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
yALK Hom„    FlBST    lltRRT
Vacant, unreierved, surveyed
Yowu landa may be pre-empted ky
Britlah subjects over 11 yeara et act,
in* b-f al'.ene an iu-nins Intention
to beoetai Britlah subjects, oondl-
Uonei npon residency occupation,
xnd  Improvement   for    ag-itonltural
fall iBtornatlon ooncomJns regu-
utleaa rsgardlng pre-emptions la
•riven la Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
'How te Pre-empt Laad," oopies et
•vhloh ean be obtained tree of charge
■>y addressing the Department of
' Mixta, Viotorla, B.O, er te aay Qev-
lament Agent
Reoord* will be granted covering
■niy land aultabl* ter agricultural
purpoata, and whioh ia not timber-
land, Lsv, earrylng over 1*000 board
(eat Mr aore weet ef the Coaat Ranee
and MM feet per aere eaat of that
AppUoatioaa ftr pre-emptions are
o be slitriaMd te the Land Com-
nlMloner ef the Land Recording Division, ln wbioh the land applied ter
a situate!, and art maao on printed
-ortna. cop**! ef whioh oan be ob-
alaed from the Land CemmlMlonor.
Pre-snuptlona must bo occupied for
(tea rear* aad Improvementa made
to value of $10 por aero, Inoludlng
(•leering aad eultlvatlntr at leaat Ave
aorea, before a Crown Orant oan b*
For more detailed InXora alon see
tho Bulletin "How to ire-empt
Applications are rooolved for p> r-
abase of vaoant and unreserved
Grown lands, net being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prioe of flrst-olaee (arable) land I* tl
por aero, and second-class (grazing)
land $1.60 por aero, Further Information regarding purohaaa or leas*
of Crown lands li given ln Bulletin
Me, It. Land Sortie, "Purchase aad
Lease of Crown Lands."
Kill, factory, or Industrial altos on
timber land, net exceeding M acres,
may be purohased or leased, the eon-
ditms      Including      payment      of
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 10
acres, may bo leaaed as homeeltee,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected ln the flrst year, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land haa been surveyed.
For graaing and   Industrial    purposes areas not exoeedlng S40 aores
may be leaaed by ono person er a '
Under the Oraalng Aot the Provinoe ta divided Into gracing districts
aad ths range administered under a
Oraalng       Commissioner.      Annual
Erasing permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
o established owners. Stook-owners
• ay form   associations     for    raniff-
mnagtment.    Free, or partially free,
-rmlu   are  available   for    settlers,
ampere   and   ti—vellers,   up   to   les
head. ■»


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