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To hear a persaii blowing his own horn is moretiresome than listening to a jazz band     j
Vernon, July 22.—The first official
estimate of tho 1924 apples crop of
the United States, ju>t is-iued by the
department <if agrlcu'ture, Washing-
ton, indicates a total commercial crop
almost us large a* last year and r.inch
above the five average. The figures
given ate us follows:
Harm! 8
Five voar  average, commercial production  27 700,000
1923 commercial   production   31,300,000
1924 commercial produo
tion (estimated)  32,300,000
This estimate is much   larger  than
was anticipated in view of the shorts-
age in the northwestern states, and h
accounted for by a considerab'e in
crease io the eastern states. Gener-1
ally speaking, the east promises a
larger crop than last year. The central part of the country will show n
slight reduction, although some states
n this territory will have a few more
apples than last year. The big reduction is in the northwest. For the
three states of Idaho, Washington
and Oregon the estimate for 1924 is
25,251,000 boxes. These states produced in 1923 27,644,000 boxes.
While no reliable figures are yet
available regarding the crop in eastern Canada, the eastern provinces are
reported to have a good crop. It
would therefore appear that while
there will be a diminished supply of
boxed apples in the market—about 70
per cent of last year—the total supply
of apples seeking a market will be almost as great as in 1923, and much
above the average for the last five
The figures given are not to be
taken as an accura'e forecast Many
things mauy occnt- to increase or de
orease the expected yield, but they
furnish a reasonably sound basis on
which to estimate probable market
We  may   reasonably   expect that
the   short   crop  iu the northwestern
states will prevent any pressure  from
this crop on our prairie  markets, but
on the other hand, with an advantage
of 30 cents per box in freight on supplies given to ihe Ontario shippers by
the  restoration of  the   Crow's Nest
agreement, we must  look  for active
competition   from   the  large eastern
•rop in the Manitoba market.  We can
only meet  this  successfully  by sups-
plying a higher standard of grade and
pack, It: other words,   we n::ust   win
by   quality   competition, and not by
price cutnpetition, in which mio competitors would havo all the advantage
More than ever  we must   watch our
grade and pack and  make  sure   that
nothing goes   to   the mnrket bearing
our brand wh cli will nol justify   out-
claim to superior quality   In this competition the   packing   house   has   as
much to do with success or fni'ui'c as
the  selling  agency.   To win we must
have thu finost kind of team
Legislative Library
tV-tTHIRD YEAR—No. .38
taken   from    the oom bs,    After   the
honey is extracted it rousi be strained
to remove all foreign mutter    .Straining may be done through line   cheesecloth or by lotting the honey stand in
tanks for twn cr three days, when   all
foreign matter will have risen   to  the
surface   If the honey in well ripened,
it should bo placed in the   final   containers   at   once,   before  it starts to
granulate,    but   if   it    is  too thin it
should ho left in the   taliks   a   short
lima for   fnrther   ripening.    Hcney
should be stored in a dry place, as  it
readily absorbs moisture from a damp
atmosphere   Honey ripening in tanks
should   stand   in   a warm, dry room.
Ripened honey iu containers ready tor
market wil   keep better in a cold  dry
place   Section honey should bc stored
in a well venti ated   room where the
temperature is high and   constant  or
moisture   will   condense on the cap-
pingB and be absorbed —C   B Good-
erham, Dominion Apiiuist.
"Toll ine what you Koosv Is tros>
.1 cueHoeu as wnll ss you."
FRIDAY, JULY 26,   1924
Death of George W.
Rumberger, Old-Timer
News wag received in the city this
week from Reginu of the death of
Qeorge Wallace Rtiinberger, a well
known pioneer of the Boundary,
which occurred ut Regina last Friday. He was 62 years of uge.
Mr. Rumberger wan one of the
firat residents of Phoenix. Hu arrived there about 33 years ago, some
years before ihe city of Phoenix was
born. At lhat time the mining section in that vicinity waB known as
Greenwood camp He wasa successful prospector i.mi owned a large
number of claims in Greenwood,
Wellington, Skylark and Summit
camps. After tbe Granby and tbe
Dominion Coppercom pany acquired
property in Pboenix and com*-
meuced operations on a Urge scale,
Mr. Rumberger bad a townsite laid
out on one of his claims, which was
incorporated about 1900 as tbe City
"'   Phoenix, of  whicb city be  was
mayor  for several
years.    He and
James Marshall built tbe Brooklyn
hotrl, which wae managed by Mr
Marshall and was one of tbe best
botels in tbe wes!. He was also interested with Morrin & Thompson
in commercial enterprises Some
years ago he moved to Regina,Sask.,
wbere he was interested in a brew
ery and lands. In company witb J.
E. Thompson and others he had
•hares in tbe Restmore Manufacturing company and other enterprises
in Vancouver. For the past iwo or
three years he made his home with
James Marshall, his former partner,
and lived on Hamilton street in
Vancouver. For some time be had
been afflicted with heart trouble
and was under the cire of specialists, inoludiog Mayo Brothers, of
Rochester, Minn He was a native
of Pennsylvania, but long since
naturalized iu Canada.
don was entertaining a few friends at
dinner in a tavern he dropped a
guinea on the floor when about to pay
his bill. As he couldn't find the piece,
he said to Betty, the waitress, "Btty,
I have dropped two guineas on the
floor and can't find them. See if you
can help me."
Betty went to work and quickly
found the lost guinea.
Lord Eldon slipped it into his
"Thank you, Betty," he said.
"When you find the other guinea keep
it for your trouble."
Passing of An
A cablegram from Germany on
Saturday b ought the sad news to
his family in this city thai Frank
Hartinger, proprietor of the Grand
Korks hotel, had died suddenly in
that country of a atroke. Mr. Hartinger, who was about sixtywthree
yenrs of age, left for a visit to hig
native land about the first of May.
The remains, according to present
arragements, will be shipped back
to this oity for hurial He is survived by his wife and a son and a
The late Mr. Hartinger was a
pioneer of Grand Forks, and was
closely identified with the progress
of the city. He was an enterprising citizen, and some of the most
substantial buildings in Ihe city remain as a monument to tbe faitb be
had in tbe c immunity.
Poor Betty!
There aro many stories about the
parsimony and uiggardlsness of' Lord
Eldon, a famous English judge of a
century ago. Whether they do him
injustice we not know, but eome of
them are in their way amusing.
An Ancient Though Not
Honorable Profession
The diuer, says Punch, having finished his meal and called foj his bill,
studied it with care and apparent
disapproval. "Do you make any reduction to those in the same line of
business?" he asked the waiter.
"Certainly," was the reply. "Are
you a restaurant pr prietor?"
"No," said the diner sourly, "I'm
B robber."
Aristocratic Laborer
Mr. and Mrs. D. McPherson and
„  „. , daughter Kathleen were Greenwood
It is said that once when Lord El ' visitors on Tuesday
The laboring man seventy years
ago was pretty well satisfied. Labor
troubles in this country were almost
unheard of then, though at infrequent intervuls an employee would
find a grievance against his employer.
That of the machinist whom A. B,
Farquhar tells of in his book. The
First Million the Hardest, is certains
ly amusing, viewed at this date.
One afternoon, says Mr. Farquhar,
a machinist came to us in high,
dudgeon from another shop and asked
for a job. We wanted to know, of
course, why he hadtleft his  old place
"Ii was this way," he said, "the
boss was out walking with a lady the
other night and I passed him and
said, 'How do you do. Hairy?' And
the next day he came around to me
and said,'When I am out walking
with a lady I don't want you to speak
to me,' I won't work for a man who
cts that way!"
Victoria, July 24.--A most gratifying report of the timber induslry
in that jnst reletiss-.i by Hon. T. D.
Pattullo, minister of land-. It shuns
that settling teturns for 1923 show
a tot,I of 2,821,785,000 feel, of
which 2,237,0O0,OC0 feet was in the
form of sawlogs. This is an in»
crease of 25 per cent over lhe record
year of 1920, and credit is given the
forest brancti for the efficient ad»s
ministration whicb bas resulted in
such encouraging development.
Douglas fir is first, with 1,100,-
000,000 feet, c-dor second wilh
575,000.000,ind hemlock third wilh
340,000,000 feet. The income returned to lhe timber industries
amounted to #86,674,000, an increase of 45 per cent over tbe previous year.
Tbe water borne trade rose to
521,707,000 feet, en increase of 91
per cent over 1922, and more than
ten times the material shipped in
1917. There were 3000 logging operations carried on and 352 sawmills
engaged in cutting lumber.
Hon. Mr P;ttul|osh ws that tbe
reveuue received directly from tim»
ber amounted to 83,482,365 In
additiou was 1308,041 received
through taxation on crown graot-d
Forest protection woik last year
was most effective The 1530 fires of
1923 caused a timber loss of only
£64,000, wh le tbe damage lo buildings and equipment whs 8617,000.
Thi6 was only 30 per cent of the
damage done during 1922,
The government has several parties in the field studying timher
problems, so that the most effective
methods may be followed in the
preservation of lbe limber wealth of
British Columbia
Taking Care of
the Honey Crop
Honoy  is  a   perishable  article no
matter whether it is left in the  comb
or   extracted.    With   care it c«n be
be   kept   in   good condition for long
periods, ospoci Hy  in   the   extneted
form.    Nectar, us gathered  by   the
bees,  cjntaius   u  high percentage of
water, which must be evaporated before   the   honoy   can   be   xtiacted
When   the   cells   are filied and the
right amount of evaporation has taken
place, the honey is sealed over and  is
then considered to be  "ripe"   It   is
not advisable  to extract honey until
at least three fourths of the cells are
eapped,   especially  in  regions where
rbe honey is   inclined  to   be   rather
thin. Comb honey should be  left   on
the hives until  all    celis   containing
honey are sealed, but should  not be
left on any longer, as the sections are
likely to become travel stained,
The honey should be extracted as
soon as possible after the supers are
removed from the hives, and if done
while still warm, more honey will be|
If the public of ihis province is
determined In   have  horse   racing,
thefiiiancd department is eeeing lo
it that tbe mumcipi: ities sball reap
a prifit f r the  Urge  expenditure-*.
For tbe first three race  meets   beld
this summer, out of tbe len weeks of
racing tbe   sum of #1,684,335 wag
wagered by the public. On ibis sum
there is a pari-mulual lax of  5  per
cent, lesr 2£ per cent of lhe tax  for
collection.    Tbe  (ax    amounts   to
#81,000 eo for and fot the  full  eras.
son is expected to exceed  8325,000,
;ill  of which  is  divided among the
muuioip-ililies nti **. ner capita basis.
Wilh I ct
viti: tweisti
house of font
of foul - vi
tn entv four
i ■'! returns nraotically
g ivernment finds itself
■ ix  bui pnrtersout of a
■ eight, it clear majority
r ill other?. To tbe
Liberals   who   won as
The Devil's Potholes
National Park, is one of the
natural wonders of the entire
Rocky Mountain region. A vast
cleft in the solid rock, reaching a
depth of some 200 feet, and so narrow in places that one may step
across it easily, draws from the
tourist expressions of awe and
wonder at the power of accumulated forces of water.
Tumbling headlong down the
narrow gorge goes the Maligne
River, mysterious as to its source
and for part of its length a subterranean stream, on its way to
join the quieter waters of the
Athabasca far below. At times on
its passage through tbe narrow
gorge, it tumbles more than one
hundred feet in a sheer drop, its
eddies being   churned   to foam as
the water, beat a tattoo   againat K^i^^
Entrance to Cave, Maligne Canyon
the rocky sides of the canyon on
their downward leap.
From the footbridges which span
the narrow gash in the solid rock,
tourists watch entranced tho effect of the waters on the rocky
sides. Here and there, seemingly
tired of the effort to stand upright
through the centuries, the sides of
the gorge appear to have leaned
toward one another, until an intervening rock cast itself into the narrow space and held the walls apart.
Trunks of trees and jutting rocks
form footbridges across the chasm
a hundred feet below the tourists'
feet, as they stand admiring the
glint of the noon-day sun upon the
falling water.
Maligne Canyon is a mecca for
visitors to Jasper Park Lodge, the
snlendid log-cabin hostelry of the
Canadian National    Railways, and
The Canyon in Winter
tural rock formations to equal in
•nterestthose found in the canyon
lhe Devil's Potholes, curious indentations in the solid rock over
which the Maligne River flowed beiore the Canyon was worn to its
present depth, are holes worn deep
in the surface rock by the action
of swirling flood waters, when a
large stone has been whirled round
™?iir??nd in an "ntiring circle
»"'■{ the stone itself was worn
small and round, and deep circular
*?,*%* haV? been f*"'01"1'1 into the
surface of the rock, remaining as
mute testimony to thc power of
ruslmg waters.
Maligne Canyon, while one of tho
most wonderful formations to be
found in the RockyMountalns, is
put one of the many natural attractions of Jasper National Park
in addition there are the snow-
MPPed peaks on every s,de; thel Uod ind man tto
glac-ers ot Mount Edith Caveil and I produc pX-tion.
the mountains surrounding Maligne Lake, the lioodoos of the
Ca\ 11 motor highway and hundred -, of others. Wild animal life
is aL-'.indant, and the calm peace of
the 'Ut-of-doors is assured to the
tire! holiday-seeker.
And in addition to the natural
beauties of the Park, a commodious
log i.ibin bungalow hotel; with ex-
cell :t cuisine and all the comforts
of ( : • modern city hotel, provides
a st.1-ting point from which parties
may radiate by motor or pack-
horse or afoot to travel by motor
road or pack trail into thc very
hear' of the wilderness, It wns
the Idition of thc comforts end
conv -nences of Jasper Park Lodge
to tli beauties of Jasper National
Par! which caused one noted
Ame.. an traveller to exclaim: "At
lasl ! have found the place, where
■od   ;nd man    go       fifty-fifty to
straight putty oindidules are added
P. II irri-1 , I idepetidi nt Liberol,
Comox, and Major I> J, Burde,
Ini-; eiitlt/ni, Alberni,
To-- parly h is definitely decided
thai Premier Oiiwr shall rtmsiu
leader, and nu snuounci m< tit is ts*
pecltd shortly re^mi'ii g lbe seat
ivbich will be opened for him. Five
members elect have offered to re-
sign in lion. Mr. Oliver's, favor.
I'he premier's tirrt task after the
election smoke bas completely
cleared away wi I be to continue the
freight rates light, and h is unusli-
illy optimistic over the ultimate
Au agreement under which fish
ertnen from tbe Hebrides islands
will . 'me to the coast of British
C.'ulumbia probably will be completed in tbe near future, accordin*
to Hon T. D. Pattullo, mininislir
of lands, who has negotiations under way.
Special car has been taken by the
government and the game conservation board in the drafting of the
dig game Taws for the 1924 season.
Within a few weeks these regulations will be posted all over the
province. There bas been a ten.
denrv to tighten np, so that the
wonderful eame resources nf Dritish
Columbia may he conserved, and at
the same time Ihe hunter is given
everv opportunity to secure a good
3h? (Srcmit Jffarka #un
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addresi- -"	
Phonb 101R
cations to
Thb Guano Forki Sun
Gha.no Fobks. B. C'
necessary, -is every womau who has been told
that she possesses some trace of beauty appears to be busily engaged in commercializing
it. This is the case with the scarecrows whose
pictures appear in the daily press as beauties,
af least. In the name of present day civilization, give us a really pretty woman who doesn't
know that she is beautiful.
tU.mpv.j ,w»aq v uo iiyOrppig
FRIDAY, JULY 25, 1924
Notes • Notions • Notables
Some extravagant statements about the
rapid gain in population that the Unite']
States lias made .since 1920 are discredited by
the figures of the national bureau of economic
research, which estimates the gain since the
last census to be 4,i3IJ0,OOO. The rate seems
to be almost as high as iu the years before the
war. At that rate of growth the population
will be at least 120,030,000 when the next
| census is taken in KKJ0.
In some parts of South America the people
hold a civil engineer in sueh high esteem that
when they call a man a doctor without any
qualification they mean that he is a doctor,
not of medicine, but of engineering.
In Texas a man who is fond of watermelons
began experimenting a few years ago by cross-
polonizing several of his favorite varieties, He
succeeded iu getting one melon that weighed
more than seventy pounds and then, selecting
seed to get still greater size, produced a strain
of truly remarkable proportions. In the last
•four years he has raised melons that have been
larger every year—eighty seven pounds,
ninety three pounds, one hundred and two
pounds and last year one hundred and twenty-
three pounds. The melons of one entire crop
on several acres averaged more than fifty
pounds apiece,
The famous English medical journal, The
Lancet, gives an account of a perfectly white
negro treated by Dr. H. E. S. Stiven, principal
medical officer at the government hospital,
Port Said. "His father and mother are typical
black Sudanese," writes Dr. Stiven. "No relatives of his mother wete abnormally colored,
aud his father, by another wife, had all black
children. His eyes are hazel brown, hair on
head and body fair flaxen color, and his skin
perfectly white all over the body, hut of a
curious thick texture. He had a sister and
a brother, both dead, who were white like
Heavy Tax Burden
on Wood Products
Taxes on Standing Timber Increase Eightfold in 20 Years
Operating End of the Industry Also Contributes
Increasing   Millions
in Suport of Community
The two newspapers in Kamloops have
amalgamated. A city of 5000 populati u with
only one paper is to be pir'ed. It is as bad off'
as if its stores were limited to one for each
class of class of merchandise, Competition is
the life of trade. It is also the o ily protection
the consumer has against unduly high prices.
There is a teudency among the present generation of newspapermen in this country to do
away with competition and to refrain from
taking a decided stand on political issues, thus
enabling them to feed at theHeshpotsof what
ever party is in power. This course is altogether too mercenary for any respectable
newspaper to follow. They pride themselves
on being independent. But they are not independent; they aie only neutral. This paper
is independent, but it is never neutral. It
realizes that a sane discussion of federal and
proviucial politics, and to enlighten its readers on public affairs generally to the extent
that it is capable of doing, is as much the
function of a newspaper today as it was thirty
years ago.
Keep Cool
Look Cool
and Feel
at little cost.    Just  buy
a couple of those nice
Established 1910
RealEstate and Insurance
Reilctmit Agent Grand Porka ToaJnitc
Company. Limited
Farina      Orchards     City Property
: 'Agenta at Nelson, Calgary, Wlhnlpcg and
other Prairie polnti.  Vancouver Agen* :
Bitabllsbeil In 1910, we ara ln a poitllon to
Isirnlssh reliable Information concerning thU
Write lor free literature
The daily papers have already rendered a
verdict in the trial of the two youthful degenerate murderers, scions of Chicago millionaires. No matter what evidence may be produced at the trial, the presiding judge has
to impose the penalty laid down liy the metropolitan press. Great business, this daily newspaper game.
An insurance company has reduced its bur-
glaiy rates on residences where there is a
watch-dog. The company finds ihat a dog is
the most trustworthy burglar alarm. Perhaps
.the man who went into the store to buy a
burglar alarm "that would alarm the burglar"
may find a hint here.
Tilt; forest industries ut' British
Columbiacontribute more to tlie
upkeep ot tho Province than  ull
tbe other industrial   groups  put   to
The B.C. tiiii lerholders during the
last fifteen yens have paid intj the
Provincial fcruasury, in the shape of
royalties and rentals, the enormous
sum nf $40,000,000, or approximately
one fourth of the total revenue of
British Colu mi -in for that period.
The timberlui:ilers' direct payments
towards the rut fling expenses of the
Province in Sd.'i were more than four
times greater t! an they were in 1904,
and almost twin  as great as in 1915
in twenty y< ms tlie receipts Irom
B C. timber owners have risen from
§455,000 to 83j",O0,O00.
Many Forms of Taxation
Again the op; i ating er d of the industry, represet ted by the loggers
and manufyactui'i rs of wood proddcts,
pays annually several millions of dollars in income tux and other form of
Dominion, Provi.- eial and Municipal
taxation Heavy customs duties on
equipment, workmen's compensation,
an I other direct imposts aiso enter
into the cost of tho manufacture of a
piidnct, the priie <.f which is not
arbitrarily fixed by the producer but
by the actual customer in a highly
competitive market.
Kmbarkmg in the lumber tndu'try
entails a big mitiil outlay and the
menace of overtaxation i.s f ven now
actually diverting the entry of fresb
eiipital from British Columbia's basic-
Dresses onl-v
and a pair of.Sandals.
Then you mny laugh at
the hot days.
E.G. Henniger Go.
Chain, liny
Flour and Feet*.
Lime and Salt
Co. sent nnd Plasiei-
Ponttr'y SuopHcs
Grnnd  Forks, !$. C
This series of articles communicated
by the Timber Industries Council
of British Columbia.
The first elephant brought to America was
imported about 1821. The fear and belief in
witchcraft had not entirely subsided.and after
a performance in Bhode Island the elephant
was assassinated by the natives on the ground
that he was an animal of evil omen and came
into town wrong end first. He did back in. The
oldest circus in America is the John Robinson
ci.icus, which dates from 1824. For three generations the circus remained in the family and
the family remained in the circus. Around
1888 it wasa twenty eight car show. The close
ofthe season of 1911 marked the last exhibition of the .John Robinson circus in the hands
of the Robinson family,
.Sending a
letter liy radio from America to
any part of Europe is not unlike sending a
night letter by telegraph in this country. Letters filed in New York on Saturday are de
livered in Europe the following Monday. The
cost is six cents a word.
One of ihe greai new locomotives of an
eastern railway is said to incorporate every
valuable device that tin- makers eould put into
it, [t has hauled n train more than a mile
long, contftiniDg 147 ears, which when loaded
weighed 1U,0:J(» tons.
Plenty of running water has in the past
f iw years done away with one of the former
hardships of life in Jerusalem. Wator litis been
brought to tho city from.the ancienl Solomon's
Pools; every house now has a supply; the
3treets are flushed clean, and most of the vile
smells have ceased. Many of the American
Tews who aro trying bo establish a home in
Palestine live in Tel Aviv, a new city  by  the
a, formerly a suburb of Jaffa
To have an invention protected in ail
p iits of the world it is necessary to take
but at least seventy different patents in as
many different countries. The estimated cost
s $2.1,000.
A daily newspaper with Hearstian inclina-
iions advices women to analyze their beauty.
Musi people seem to think ibis  would be un-
o4ncient History"
Items Taken Pram The Qrand Porks Sun lor the Corresponding
Week Twenty Yeara Ago
A big blast on the Graat Northern Phoenix
branch near Coryell last Tuesday afternoon at
1 o'clock seriously interfered with the Boun
duty's leading industry for a few hours. The
poles and wires of both the telephone and Gas
cade Power companies were torn down and
the Granby and Greenwood smelters were
forced to suspend operations for a short time,
as were also the mines at Phoenix. The damage was repaired in a short time, however,
and after a close down of two or three hours
the wheels of industry were set in motion
once more.
The most important local event of the cur
rent week was the announcement Wednesday
evening that the Kettle Valley Railway  com
pany  would   put a corps of engineers in the
North Fork field at once.
After keeping a careful record of events in
the Far East, we have arrived at the conclu
sion that the w i,r correspondents are the most
bloodthirsty at imals extant. During the first
three months of the war the Russians killed
far exceeded the population of all the Russias,
and within the. last four months more Japs
have been bl iwn up than could be crowded
into two countries the size of Japan.
The editor ! The Sun acknowledges the receipt ofan invitation from the premier and
members of i he executive council to be present at the opening ofthe provincial bridge at
New Westminster on Satnrdfiy, July 23, 1904.' ****** 210.
General News
Addressing the annual meeting
of the Bond Dealers' Association of
Cr.iada at Toronto recently, the
President declared that during the
12 months ending May 1st, $507,-
917,000 werth of Canadian bonds
bed been distributed, this being by
fav the largest total iseued in the
Dominion in any post-war year.
Tha most striking feature in this
connection is that about 89 per cent.
w„i aibsoitoed within the borders of
City   Rear Estate  For
Applications for immediate purchase of Lota
and Acreage owned by the City, v/ithin thc
Municipality, are invited.
Prices :~From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms J—-Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
City Clerk.
On June 18th Winnipeg, Man.,
eelobrated the fiftieth anniversary
of its incorporation. Prom a struggling frontier village of the 70s,
Winnipeg has forged into the position of third laYgest city in the
Dominion, with continental repute
as a railroad centre. It is the Gateway of the West and 100,000,000
bushels of prairie grain pass
through it to the head of the lakes,
whence it goes to the markets of
the world.
Twenty-tfive officers and 200 men
of the Royal Navy, from the special
service squadron headed by H.M.S.
Hood, enjoyed a trip through the
Rockies over the Canadian Pacific
lines while their ships were anchored at Vancouver recently. The
Bailors, who made a point, in true
naval style, of seeing and doing
everything, were enthusiastic ever
thc scenery at such show-places as
Banff and Liake Louise, which they
declare;! the most beautiful they
had seen in all their world cruise.
To add encouragement to the
raWng of high-class swine, which
is being fostered by the governments of Manitoijn, Saskatchewan
an:l Alberta, the Canadian Pa-cific
Railway is award ng a championship cup to the Hoys' and Girls'
Swine Clubs winning the club competitions in these provinces. The
cups are for annual competition,
but will become the property of the
club if won for three years in succession. Medals will be awarded
individual members. This year winning teams resident on the Company's lines will also be granted a
free trip to the Royal stock •bow
at Toronto.
The Arts, Science and Letters Society of the Province of Quebec recently sent a questionnaire to tho
various parishes of Quebec and
Montmorency counties, seeking information as to the age and owe of
fnmilisM residing in thooe territories. It was discovered that tho
family of Ismael Bedard had remained on the same land at Charfes-
bourg since 1*29, that the largest
fpmily in Montmorency wm that of
Hector Laliberte, of St. Jean, Iiknd
of Orleans, who has 20 children living, and that Josesph Gag-non, St.
Pierre, Island of Orleans, has tho
lr-gest  number of living descend-
We arJ agents for the well known Massey-
Harris line of farm equipment. Let us
figure on your needs.
A Complete Line of Garden Tools
Furniture and Hardware
A signal shows on the switchboard, a
telephone number is asked for, and a wire
highway is created over which two persons may send their words and thoughts,
one to the other. Thousands of these
messages pass over the wires of the B.C.
Telephone Company in a day.
The telephone operator eannot follow
her work to its results, but she can appreciate its importance. In her keeping is
part of a great mechanism of inter communication, but those whom she serves
and the benefits of her service remain unknown/Each summons for her co operation is of equal urgency, foreach helps to
further the progress of the community
and the province.
Sun's Page if People and Events of Passing News Interest
Representing Canada at Olympiad.
oronto Rowing men and Swimmers sailing on tbe Canadian Pacific S.S. MInnedosa for the Olyi    ..; games Included, back row from le-t to right,. ..«.••
Kingston, manager of tbe rowing eight; R.S. Hunter, No. 5; W. Langford, No. 6: A.A. Bell, No 7; V. -L.  Wallace, Spoke. W   .   i "<,mpso:; spare,
nimy WaLnTurner Chapman. Front row- M.W. Taylor, Bow; H.B. Little, No. 2; Mrs. Louden, who -villi I et husbir.:-!, Prof. T. <■. Louden of J oi onto
ivemto is accompanying the rowing eight; J.D.S. Smith, No.3; W.B. Snyder, No. -4; J. Campbell, coxwuiii.
University is accompanying
When a man loses
anything else   he
advertises   for   it,
but when he loses
his head he stops
Don't Lose
News of the Gity
R. Campbell and family returned
last nigbt from a three weeks' automobile vacation trip. They traveled
aboui two thousand miles, going
first to Bast Kooteoay aud then to
Seattle and Van ouver via Spokane
and the American route. Mr. Campbell says that a vast number of the
orchards, as well as the crops, sohtb
of the liue are burned up by the
drouth, aud th tthe best stretch of
country he saw bis trip was
between Bridesville antl this oity.
His honor Judge Bnwn 'presided
at a sitting of the county oourt at
Greenwood last Thursday, the 17th,
tho only .*ase on tbe docket being
that of James Iterr and George 8.
Walters vs. Wm. Madden, for datiir
ages for tbe removal of certain prop
erty from the Big Tunnel. After
hearing the evidence, the judge intimated tbat be would resurve iii?
decision. I. H. Hallett appeared for
plaintiffs >od C. F. li. Pincott for the
Pat Byrne, one of the pioneer
prospectors of Grand Forks, returned to tbe city tbis week after an
absence of about ten years. He has
announced his intention ot resuming development work oo some of
his mining properties.
H. D. Penny of Nelson, Dominion
inspector of gas and electricity, was
in the city this week on his annual
official inspection tour, and the city
electrician bas been k pt busy tak-
ing down and reinstalling the electric meters.
Ba;*on Byng of Vimy, govfiroor-
general of Canada, will visit Grand
Forks on Friday, August 1, accom
panied by Lady Byi-.-z aid cUngKtw
They will be in tbe city from 10 to
11 a.m
Mayor and Mrs. G. H. Acres left
this morning for Victoria, word
having been jeceiv-d here tnat Mrs.
Acres' father is seriously ill in tbat
E. C Henniger returned yester--
cliiy trom an outing trip to the
lake. He has now fully recovered
from the effects of his late illness.
J. C. Taylor, formerly eugag-d in
lhe jewelry business here, wns a
visitor in tbe city yesterday.
F. W. Rinsell returned this evening from :i week's visit to  Spokane.
Mr.   and   Mrs.   W.   F.   Robinson
have moved to South Vancouver.
K  Scheer left on   Monday  evening for atrip to Kimberlty,
In a spirited address at Victoria,
Hon.T, D.P.ttullo,minister of lands,
maintained that British Columbin
was the finest place on earth for
young men He urged more young
men to leive the cities and do a
little piomering, claiming that in
tbis way many who therwise would
still be working fur wages twenty
years benca could accomplish big
things for themselves. The minister
said tbere were room for thousands
of prospectors. If he were a young
man, be said, nothing would suit
him better tban to tie up to an experienced prospector and hit for tbe
The lumbering industry held
good openings for the young man
who would go into the woods and
learn the business thoroughly; he
could own a mill of own in due
The hours sat oy the City Council for Lawn and
Garden Sprinkling are: from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from
5 p.m. to 9 p,-n. and such sprinkling shall be done
only through sptMys nisi nozzles not exceeding three-
sixteenth inch in dianater. Consumers are requested
in case of fire alarm to cum off'tlll Caps.
I am instructed by the City Council to impress
upon you the necessity of strictly adhering to the
above requirements as any person found using water in
manner contrary to above regulations will have service summarily discontinued and will be-charged $1.00
to luve water turned on again.
JOHN  A.  HUrrON, City Clerk.
at the Factory
You cannot mistake a genuine Prest-O-
Lite Storage Battery. The name Prest-
O-Lite is electrically branded into the box
before it leaves the plant. Connectors and
vent cap:; also bear tli--: name Prest-O-
Lite. Thc Prcst-O-I.itc r.tamp is the seal
of approval which i;> given at the final
inspection h.fcre the battery leaves the
factory. .'JI through ihe battery's life
this stamr. i:: your cissurance 'ti service
sand and
tions in Cau
n i nyone of thc thou-
! i    t-0 Lite service sta-
-right for every car
Grand Forks, B. C.
"V shi.roien operating out of
Prince Rupert are getting rich,"
said the Hon. Mr. Pattullo. "And
there is room for lots more. Working on the land today is a picnic
compared with the day of the pioneer."
ere an
It is announced -that vigorous
afforts will be made by the Government of Manitoba to effect the
actual settlement of 224,000 acres
M vacant provincial land now under
ue administration of tbe Crown.
For the week ended June 21st
traffic earntng-s of the Canadiaa
Pacific Railway amounted to $3,-
801,000, as compared with $3,159,-
000 for the corresponding period ot
1023. This Is an Increase of $142,-
000 or 4.4 per cent.
Reports from the Rouyn gold
fields of Quebec continue to indicate a great future for that territory. Development is proceeding
apace and the English capital now
flowing into Canada in search of
good investments la tatereatinf itself in this area.
Three carloads of seed grain ara
being shipped weekly from the
provincial seed cleaning and marketing plant at Edmonton, Alta.
About 50,000 bushels of seed grain
have been handled by the plant sinca
last fall and 20,000 bushels mora
will be handled before the year's
seeding is completed.
The Interaational Paper Company
intends ts add two new machines
to their plant in Three Rivers, Que-,
so ai to increase their production
from 800 to 450 tone daily. Another
project is also under consideration,
viz., to build a plant in Batiscan
instead of enlarging the Three
Rivers one.
Out of every dollar the Company
earns, the sum of 81 cents is spent
by the Canadian Pacific "Railway in
the home markets of Canada for
wages, materials, supplies, taxes
and insurance, figures recently issued show. In 1923 the total earnings of this great corporation were
$195,837,089, and every community
in Canada directly benefitted by the
expenditure of 81 ^er cent, of this
huge amount in the home market.
The 1924 cut of the East Kootenay (B.C.) forestry district gives
promise of running to a grand total
af 160,000,000 feet. There ie a
particularly brisk business in poles
of longer len-ji-hs and in railway
ties, and a cut of some 1,000,000
sawn ties and the usual quantity of
the hewn variety is looked for. Sixteen sawmills are now in operation
and indications are that there wil!
probably be thirty going before the
season closes.
Canada now takes third place,
and second place among British possessions, of the gold-producing areas
of the world. The total gold production of bhe world fir 1922—the
latest year for which returns are
available — was 15,440,000 fine
ounces, of which the Transvaal produced 7,020,110, or 46,5 per cent.
The United States came second,
with 2,363,075 ounces, or 15.3 per
cent., and Canada followed, with 1,-
863,364 ounces, or 8.2 per cent.
June 18th was the anniversary of
the running of the first Imperial
Limited, the Canadian Pacific Railway's famous transcontinental. This
was not the Company's first trans-
continc ital, as trains began regular
service between Montreal and Vancouver as far back as 1886, but for
several years it was the crack Canadian Pacific express. To-day the
premier place is held by the Traiw-
Cana-ln Limited, the fastest longdistance express in the world, which
makes the run ia 90 hours, or 10
hours less than the time of tha
original Imperial Limited.
Interviewed in Vancouver as ca
the success of the round-the-world
cruise completed on May 24th by the
"Empress of Canada." E. W. Beatty,
"Tn gauge the success of tha
Empress of Canada's' round-the-
world cruise one has only to ask the
passe:i|rers their opinion of the entire trip. I spoke to several while
crossing from Victoria and without
exception tliey all expressed their
complete satisfaction with the ship,
its officers and the arrangements
made and carried out since the day
she left Vancouver, almost fiva
months ago. i
"That is good enough for me. It
is simple demonstration that tha
Canadian Pacific can successfully
conduct cruiaes in competition with
oiy organization in the world and
maintain that company's standing
as a credit to Canada. The "Empress of Canada" has carried tha
Canadian flag over tha seven seaa
and into most of the world's great
ports, and the missionary work she
has done for Canada in the various
countries touched should not be lost
sight of. As one result of the undoubted success of this cruise, wa
look forward with renewed interest
to the Canadian Pacific cruises of
next season. They include thc West
Indies, the Mediterranean and another round-the-world cruise which
will be made by the "Empress of
France," already overhauled and fitted with a view to providing the
greatest possible comfort for her
passengers. Thc experience gained
this year will greatly help in enabling us to make these cruises even
more successful than those recently
(Section 227.)
IN THE MATT-SB of Application No. 877601*
ami ln The Matter ei Lots 17,18 ond 19,
Block 19, Map 23, City of Urand Forki.
TAKE NOTICE that the above application
■ lias been made to register Thomas Ahearn,
Ottawa, Ontario, as the owner in fee of the
above lands and for the issue to thesaid
Thomas Ahearn of a Certificate of Indefeasible Title thereto, and tbat in support of such
application there appears In the chain ol title
a mo: tsrasre dated 15th Nivember, 1900 from
Joseph Kirkpatrick Johnson to John M. Smith
ol Lots 18 and in, llloek 19, Map 23, and an assignment of suid morttrage John M Sinilh
liy his attorney, Kenneth K. Mackenzie, to 0.
K. Ni-ill, and there has been produced a conveyance dated'.nth July, 1915, from the Uo
minion Permanent Loan Company under Its
corporate seal to Thomas Ahearis ef Lots 18
and IU, Blook 19, Map 28. uml. r the power of
sule contained in a certain mortgaire dated
the 21st doy of April, 1S99. from Joseph K.
Johnson to Th,- I', ovlm-iul Building and
1-oaii Association, aid wliicii mortgage was
sinks :: 1 by tue Provincial I'.uitdilltf uml Loae
Cstsipany  by ic-sijrum'-ut duted 30tls   June,
And i-'i'ktiibh Take Nutidk tliat registration will be effected In pursuance of the
above application ami „ Certificate of hide
fe islble 'litle to tlio said lunds Issued to the
said Tliomus Aheurn after the tnpse of fourteen duys from thc service upou you nf this
notice (whicli may be effected as hereunder
sllrected) unless you shall take and prosecute
tlio proper proi-eidiugs lo establish your
claim, if any, to ths- saicl lands, or to prevent
sueh proposed action on s»y part.
Hated at the Lan ' Iteglstry Office, Kara-
loops, H.C, this twenty-fourth day ef June,
A.l). 1924.
Deputy Registrar of Titles.
To John M. Smith.
To C. E. Nelll.
|3I direct service of above notice by publics-
I tiononcca week for three weeks in  a  newspaper circulating ue  rest lhe lands.
Deputy Regiscrarof Titles.
The man who is wronged
uan forget it; the man who
wronged bim never can.
SEALED TBNDERS will be received by thc
Minister of Lands nt Viotorla not later than
noon on the 7th day of August, 1924, for the
purchase of Licence X4J79, to out 2,750.000
feet of Yellow Plne.Ci-ilar. Spruce. White Pine,
Flr and Tamarack nu 1 360,500 Lintel Feet of
Cedar Poles on an nn-a adjoining Lot 2828s
about 7 miles south cast of CaBcade, slmilkt-
nici'li Distrlot.
Two (2) yeara will lie allowed for removal
of timber.
Further particulars of thc Chief Forester,
Victoria, B. C.,or District Foreater, Nelaon,
B C.
Say "Bayer"-InsistI
Por Pain     Headache
Neuralgia    Rheumatism
Lumbago    Colds
■-jv^, Accept only a
Bayer package
which contains proven directions
Handy "Bayer" boxes* of 12 tablet!
Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druggist*
Asp;.In ls tbe trade mark (registered la
Cam la) of Bayer Manufacture of Moae-
acetl acldestcr of Sallcyllcacld
Wn will handle your Fruit and
Vegetables for 10 per cent or
buy it outright Write us for full
pat ticulars.
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neal and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.-GEO.   ARMSON
Wholesale and Retell
,/jjLIiiv'uiu Cigars, Pipes
For making perfect Jams, Jelliies and Marmalade. Retains the natural fruit flavor.
Sold at
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen tho new models] They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as now coin! As weatherproof as a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims, llerculet Brake. Everything complete. Real Quality. Real
Value,   liasy Terms. We are tbe people|to mount you right.
J. R. MOOYBOER 8^^^^:
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
Ship lour Cream lo
The Kettle Valley
Creamery Go.
We pay the highest price and assure
you ths most accurate tost. Give your
local creamery your trade.
■*mw is
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forka, Ii. C.
Alien t
ltuminion Monumental Works
(jJAubs^stos Products Co. Hoofing
npllE value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a meansof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us beiore going
Wedding invitations
Bail programs
Business cards
Vi.!';ng cards
Sh'r" ing tags
Price lists
New Type
Latest Style
Columbia Avenue and
lake Street
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Coal,  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Offloe- at JR.  F.  Petrie'. Store
Phone 64
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty"
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
IYalk Hotkl,   First- iri;bt|
Vaoant, unreserved, aurvered
roara landa may bo pre-empted k*r
lirltleh aubjeot* over 11 rear, at aaa.
in* by aliens an declaring Intention
to lwe«n» Britlah auhjeota, oondl-
lonal upon reoldenoe, eooupatlen,
md   Improvement   (or    agrtoaltural
Fall lafor-uatlon concerning raau-
atlona r-s-mrsjlnsr pra-emptbaa la
sitratx la Bulletin Mo. 1, Laad Series,
'How to Pre-empt Land," eople* at
ihloh can bo obtained free of ohargo
iy addrssslni; the Department at
I Jind-s, Viotorla, B.C, or ta aar Oer-
rnroent Agent
RstOM-da will  be -rraated covering
>n!y land auttable   for    acrtculturau
mrpoaie, and whioh la not  timber-
land,  L*m carrying over 8,000  board
feat Mr aore weet of the Cosvet Range
and i,M«i feet per acre eaat of that
Apjillcw Uona for pre-emption* are
j  La tti*M."«»kied  to the Land Oom-
nlaaioner of the Land Recording Dl-
Islon, In whioh tlie land applied far
:• situates), and are maUo on printed
rain,  cojil-ss  of which  can  be   ob-
Mased frsatti the l*nd Commluloner.
Pi-a-emir!lon» muat be occupied for
'.'.ia far* aad  Improvementa made
i j value  cf $10  por acre,  including
Inerlng and cultivating at leaat five
uirea, before a Crown Orant can be
ror more detailed laforn Wlon aaa
the Bulletin "Mow to Fre-empt
Applications are reoelved for pt /-
ohaaa of vacant and unreserved
drown landa, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purpose--; minimum
prloa of flrst-olaaa (arable) land la fi
per acre, and second-claim (gracing)
land 18.60 per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or leaae
of Crown lunds la given ln Bulletin
Ne. 10, Land Series, "Purehaae aad
lA*ntae of Ciown Landa."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
lmber land, not exceeding M acrea,
mar be purchased or leased, the oon-
dltions Including payment of
a turn page
Unourveyed areaa, not exceeding 10
aorea, may be leaaed aa homealtea,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected ln the flrat year, title being
obtainable after residenoe and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land haa been surveyed.
For graslng and Industrial pur-
puaea areas not exceeding 640 aorea
may be lesaed by one person ar a
com pany.
Under the Oraalng' Aet tha Provinoe la divided into graslng districts
and the ranee administered under a
Oraalng       Commissioner.       Annual
srraalng permits ar* Iaaued baaed on
mimbero ranged, priority being given
o established owners.  Stock-owners
nu.y  form   associations    for    range
I'tnticement.    Fi^e, or partially free,
i.'rm'ts   are  «.va.!'aisle   for    settlers,
umperfl   and   traveller*,   up   to   ten,
■Md. •"**


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