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 If a man has one little vice it hides lots of big virtues from the eyes of his neighbors
Viscount Willingdon has been officially named aa successor to Baron
Byng. In 1923 Lord Willingdon
waa appointed Governor of Bombay
•nd ln 1919 became Governor of
Madras. He returned from India ln
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"Tell me what you Know is tni-
I can guess as well as you. "C
FRIDAY, JULY 2, 1926
the Knqie of tbe bride's pareot*,
and after receiving the hearty cod
gratulations of tlieir many friend*,
the young couple motored to Christina lake, where tliey will spend n
few day* prior to going to theii
Idoho home.
The eegular meeting of the city
couocil was held io the council
chamber on Tuesday evening, the
mayor and all the aldermen being
The report of the returning officer
on tbe vote taken on the Smelter
lake purchasing bylaw was received
and adopted.
A letter from C. F. R. Pincott on
behalf of J. W. Clark and J. Poggi
asked for an extension of time in
which to remove their materiaf from
the smelter site. Tbe council requested tbem to furnish a list of the
material there and the time required
to remove it.
Lots 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13, block
17, plan 52, were sold to Q. R. Sullivan; lots 6 and 7, block 40, plan
39, wer-iooid to Wm. Smith, and
blook 1, plan 89, and part of district
lot 493 were sold to J. L. Wright
under tax sale proceedings.
The salary of Mrs. J. M. Mackenzie as assistant in tbe city office
was fixed at 50 cents per hour when
her fervices w re required.
Tbe water and light committee
reported that a new transformer bad
been installed at the substation,
wbich would improve tbe service to
the oity, and tbat during tbe recent
hot weather a great deal of pumping
had been required.
The board of works reported that
considerable repairing of streets had
ceen done, shale rock having been
used and found to be quite satisfac*
tory; also tbat the weeds had been
removed on tbe streets.
The cemetery and parks committee reported that tbe cemetery was
now in first-class conditiou, the
caretaker having extended an invitation to tbe counoil to pay a visit
of inspection to it. Two small
houses were bing built- in the City
park for tbe accommodation of
The sum of $25   each  was voted
to Mrs. Benson and to MrB. Cookson
for board and clothing for  tbe two
Patterson   children during tbe re
cent illness oi Mrs. Patterson.
Leave of absence wa* granted to
Aid. Liddicoa for one month, and
i lso to City Clerk Hutton and Mre.
J. M. Mackenzie was appointed acting city clerk dnring his absence.
An eleotric light and waterworks
regulations bylaw wns introduced
and giv'o ith first three readings.
Tlie following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during thc past vt-eelr, as re
corded by the government thermom
eter on E. F. Law's ranch:
Max.    Min.
June*25—Friday  98 67
26—Saturday  97 56
27—Sundav  88 55
28—Mo day    89 49
29—Tuesday  93 49
30—Wednesday  95 57
Rainfall  0.00
Ottowa, June 30.—' I am calling
a meeting of the executive of tbe
party this morning and handing in
my resignation," said Robert Forke,
Progressive leader, thie morning.
Mr, Forke, when askvd if he
would stand for election .to   parlia-
The Party Leaders at Ottawa
Rt. Hon. W. L. Mackenzie
Rt. Hon. Arthur Meighen
British government's empire shopping movement, towards the promotion of which the government ie
contributing 810,000 a day, Under
this movement Canadian fruit is
now clearly identified, thus over
coming many misunderstandings
whicb have penalized it along witb
American fruit from which it was
unidentifiable in many instances-
Mr. Smith wss Canadian member
of tbe imperial economic couocil,
which after two years' research
hunched tbe imperial producte
witb Mr. Forke late   tbis morning.
No   fui-U'.er announcement    has
been made.
Robert Forke
ment, said be wouid give the mat*
ter a great deal of thought before
making a debision.
Beyond that Mr. Forke declined
to make any comment at tbe pres
ent time.
The executive of the party   met
Sudden Death of
Respected Citizen
The poople of Ihe city were shock-
ed to learn, on Wednesday evening,
that George Armson bad died very
suddenly at his home on upper
Bridge street. He was in hie usual
good health during tbe day and did
an ordin-ry day's work in hiB shoe
shop. He ate a usual meal at sup
per. After tbe meal he seated himself on a chair, and in a few minutes
he gave a couple of short gasp* and
fell over on the floor dead. Mre.
Armson and the members of tbe
family thought be bad beeo seized
with a fainting epell aud phoned for
Dr. Kingston. When the doctor arrived, however, life wes extinct.
Death came without the man uttering a word, and so quickly tbat the
end was almost tragic, but it was
evidently painless.
The late Mr. Armsou was a native
of England, 63 years of age, and hag
lived in this city for about fifteen
yeara, carrying on tbe business of
a shoemaker and repairer ever since
he came here. Prior to settling in
Grand Forks tbe family lived for
some yeare in weatern Ontario. He
is survived by hie aged wife, two
grown sons and  a  daughter—Cecil,
Harry and Gladys. The late Mr.
Armson was of a sunny disposition,
always took an optimistic view of
private and public affairs, and wbb
an industrious aod hard worker.
As a citizen he would have
been a valued acquisition to any
community. Tbe people of the.city
sympathize with the bereaved
Definite arrangements for tbe
funeral have not yet been made,
as the family has been unable to locate tbe ."hereabouts of tbe second
son, Harry, but it will likely be held
on Sunday afternoon.
Calgary, July 1.—The po**nr of
the United Farmers of Alberta remains undiminished in the province
after one futl term in office and by
a sweeping mandate irom the people
Vancouver, July 1.—J. Forsyth
Smith, Canadian fruit commissioner in Great Britain, is in Vancouver today in the course of a tout
of the Dominion studying production conditions. While here he will
meet the representatives of various
industries under the auspices of the
Vancouver board of trade.
Mr, Smith states that the market
for British Columbia fruit is now in
excellent condition in England, hav*
ing   been   helped   greatly   by   the
Major Hunlock, Sailing Master to
His Majesty, watching the hoisting
of the mainsail on King George's
yacht "Britannia" at Cowes, Iele of
Premier J. E. Brownlee
in Monday's provincial election the
government headed by Premier JJ
E, Brownlee will be in a powerful
position in tbe sixth legislature of
The lateet returns are: United
Farmers of Alberta, 37; Liberal, 4;
Conservative, 3* Labor, 2; Indcpen
dent, 1. Doubtful: United Farmers,
4; Liberal, 5; Conservative, 0; La
bor, 2; Indepenpent, 1.
King Government Has Resigned;
Meighen Sworn Iri and Forms Cabinet
Ottawa,-June 28.—The King government has resigned.
When the house of commons met this aftetnoon the prime
mibisjer announced that he had interviewed the governor
general today requesting dissolution, and that this had been
He then, he announced, tendered the resignation of the
government. Immediately after the house had adjourned
his excellency summoned Mr Meigheu.
Mr. Meighen, afcer an hour's interview with the governor
general thisafternoon.intimated that he would give his answer
tomorrow ro his excellency's request that he form a cabinet.
A very pretty wedding was sol
emnized in Saored Heart church on
Wednesday morning, when Dennis
L Fitzpatrick, of Burke, Idflln-,
and Mies Alice Gilipeau, daught r
of Mr. and Mrs. W. J Galipeau, of
this city, were united in marriage,
Rev. Father Cocola performing the
The.bride is a very estim~hle
young lady who was raised in thiB
Oity, and she is very popular wi h
a host of friends. Tbe groom ie a
prosperous mining man of Burke
A wedding breakfast was served at
Ottawa, Sune 29.—The parties in the house have already
chauged sides. When probeedings opened today, Liberals
were to the left of the speaker. Mr. Nackenzie King had the
deek occupied yesterday by Mr. Meighen. Sir Henry Drayton was in that which Mr. King held yesterday.
OttBwa, June 30 —Put vojy simply, the house through yesterday'.* proceedings, has adopted the recommendation of the customs committee- for
improved administration of the customs department; it haB approved the
censure of the King government and of Hon. G. H. Boivin, ex-minister of
customs; it has recommended the appointment of a judicial commission to
investigate customs administration further, this commissicn to cousist of a
judge to be named by the two judges of the exchequer court of Canada
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Sir George Perley
Hon. Hugh Guthrie
Hon. Robert Munion
H. H. Stevens
Forty cents an bonr is to be tbe
legal minimum wage for workers in
tbe lumbering industry of Britieh
Columbia after November next.
This is the essence of an order just
issued by the board administering
them inimum wage act for this prov-
Under the provisions of the de.
cree exemptions are permitted in
the case of the handicapped en •
ployee and apprentice; but these
must not exceed 10 per cent of tie
employees engaged by any firnr,
Tbe order embraces all operatiota
of logging, shingle mills, sawmill*,
planing mills, box factories, sa-h
and door factories, pulp aod papt r
mills, veneer plants and cooperagip,
in which tbere are approximately
40,000 men employed in tbe province.
Inquiries made by the board sht w
tbat, taking into consideration the
number of persons employed in these
operations wbo are at present rectiv
ing less than tbe proposed minimum
wage, the new order will directly
mean an increase of pay for about
8850 workers. Many of the low-
paid workers in the industry,
amounting to one-fifth of the whole,
are Orientals, and It is believed that
one effect of the order will be to
make the industry more attractive
to white workers, and lead to their
gradual eubstitution for Asiatics.
The board states tbat the 40-cent
minimum will be given a trial for a
reasonable period; but if experience
should show that the order Bhould
be reviewed, it will be prepared to
consider sucb change as the circumstances may warrant.
News of the Gity
Dr, C. M. Kingston returned on
Sunday evening from Victoria,when
he attended the annual convention
of the Dominion Medbai associm
tion. He rep rts a very successful
meeting. Prominent medical men
and speakers were present from a 1
the large cities in Cunada.
A mile aod a half of new polts
nave ben put up between Ced r
and Lynch creeks on lhe foreetiy
telephone line. Tbe entire liue between this city and Gloucester hss
been thoroughly repaired and it i ■
now iu tirsl diss condition.
Mr. Hiue, of the high school Btafl,
left on Saturday for Vuncouvt -,,
where h* will spend his vncatioi.
liis mother aooompahied biui to the
ctast.        v
The «Uiri Guides are -pending
their outiti-; at Bag I ish Poll" I, Cbrit-
tina Lake. Mre. Kerr of Midway
and Helen Campbell of this city are
Wm (grattin Storks Bun
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addresr -" —>-•■>—-cations to
siTui* Grand Forks Sun
Phonb 101 Graud Forks, B. Cj
FRIDAY, JULY 2, 1926
Notes • Notions • Notables
British Columbia's credit has been high for
some time uow, but it still seems to be scar
ing, if the excellent price which Dr. MacLean
received fir the latest issue of bonds mean
anything at all.   Thirty-two banks and financial houses competed for the business and the
figure o tained was 95.85 for $6,000,000 worth
of thirty year serials.   This gives the province
its money on a 4.79 basis and  represents the
best average price obtained for any provincial
government securities fhis year.   Financial
experts apparently no longer hive any qualms
about the financing methods followed by  this
province.   Only a few years ago  the money
market had lost interest in British Colnmbia
securities.   Its bonds   were   called   "deficit
bonds" and the general advice given was to
borrow no more until its affairs were in a better shape.   Tbat day has long since gone and
its securities nowadays always are eagerly
sought after end good prices offered.
People are told that they must report the
finding of a dead rat to the poliee or nearest
That birds are able to perform feats that
are impossible to human beings bas long been
known to science. They have, for instance, a
most marvelous sense of direction. This can
not be put down to memory, for young birds
reared in England will go straight to the same
African haunts in which their parents went
weeks before them. But it is as weather
prophets that birds excel, according to an English journalist. Swallows, martins and swifts,
he says, will tell if the following day is to be
fine. If they are flying really high, say 500 to
1000 feet above the ground, a whole week of
sunshine may be expected. If they are only
fifty feet high, the outlook is doubtful. But if
they skim a few feet above the ground, rain is
certain. A tame raven invariably slept on
the southwest porch of a home. Twice in two
years it changed to the norihwest side, and
both times a terrific gale blew from the southwest. When a wood filled with singing birds
is suddenly silenced a thunderstorm is usually
due. It often is observed, too, that if migrating birds fly north instead of suth late in fall
a mild winter may be expected.
Mayor T. S. Annandale of New
WestminlBter, B.C., advocates a
higher license fee for automobiles
and the creation of a fund therefrom to take care of citizens injured
ln motor car mishaps. Failing this,
he suggests compulsory accident Insurance for motorists to protect the
The political situation at Ottawa is now so
confused that it would be impossible to pr&
diet wbat may happen there tomorrow. What
sbould happen is, dissolation of parliament
and an appeal to thej'country. But the only
certain forecast that can be made is that Mr.
Meighen will retain office as long as he can
The United States departmen of agriculture advocates the iris for home flower gardens, as it is resistant to diseases and insects,
and because some kinds of iris cau be found
io suit almost any soil and climate
Ido and Esperanto are artificial languages,
of which it may be said that the vocabulary
of Ido is made up by adopting as root words
that form of words most readily recognized
by the greatest number of Europeans, and not
merely by empirical selections, as in Esper-
auto. It is claimed tbat Ido is the simpler of
Friendship does not easily survive quarrels,
but matrimony does.
There is no excuse for reckless disregard of
precaution in modern places, where wealth
and up to date systems of construction sbould
combine to produce,if not houses that will not
burn, at least houses that will not burn each
The richest or the largest city in the world
might.be about the least attractive place to
live. Tha local city is reasouably rich, reasonably large and immeasurably blessed with the
qualities that make it ideal as a community of
Approximately 120,000 live fish,
fresh from American hatcheries,
passed throug-h Dominion Express
Yards, Windsor Station, Montreal,
recently, on their way to Beauchaine,
Quebec, They will be used to stock
private lakes in northern Quebec
owned by wealthy citizens of the
U.S.A., who prefer the virgin hills
and forests of Canada to the densely
populated summer resorts of their
own country.
Norman E. Wilkinson, London,
England, inventor of camouflage
paintings which was used extensively during the late war, arrived in
Canada on the Canadian Pacifie
liner "Montcalm" with his wife recently, for a tour of the Dominion.
Sir Clifford Sifton, prominent To-
rontonian, and Sir Stepford Prun-
ton, M.I.M.E., famous mineral geologist, also arrived on the same
The expression "Barmecide's Feast," meaning an imaginary banquet, originates from a
story in the Arabian Nights entertainment of
a rich Barmeoide, to whom a poor man, Scba-
cabac, applied for charity, saying he was
starving. The Barm cide invited the poor
man to dinner and calling for rich foods and
rare wines, although none wes actually provided, described each in detail as he urged his
guest to fall t and enjoy himself. Schacabac
entered into tbe spirit of the make-believe
and expressed his enjoyment of the imaginary
feast. By so doing he won the favor of the
the two and that it can practically be read atl rich man, who thereupon provided bim with
sight by any educated European,
Lord Beacodsfield had taken a friend into
the house of commons. "You know all these
men well, I presume," said the man, turning
to Disraeli. "Do you mean the front bench?''
asked tbe former prime minister "No, I know
more or less about them, I mean the men immediately behind." "Dizzy" put up his eyeglass, glanced along the second raw, and said:
"Do do see that very bald man?" As soou as
his guest identified tho man, Beaconsfield
added: "He is the greatest rascal living; I
knighted him."
An American artist finds more will dressed
women in Algiers, northern Africa, than anywhere he has been since he left the states.
The Algerians bob toeir hair, use little rouge,
wear their skirts just below the knees and do
not roll th)ir stockings. Then by way of contrast a few miles away is the unspoiled oasis
town of Bou Saada wnich looks just as it did
to Abraham. During his week's stay'there the
artist was the only English speaking person iu
the place. . . . Why should this town be
uutouched by fashion and the other out-Paris
Paris? Probably Algiers is more cosmopolitan.
real food and later gave him a responsible
post in his household.
When you live near 35 restaurants you don't
know where the next meal is coming from.
Poems From EasternLands
Incompatibility of Pride and TrueGlory
Think not, Abdaltah, pride and fame
Can ever travel hand in hand;
With breast oppos'd, and adverse aim,
On the samo narrow path they stand.
Thus youth and age together meet,
Aud life's divided moments share;
This can't advance till that retreat,
What's here increas'd, is lessen'd there.
And thus the falling shades of oight
Still struggles with the lucid ray,
And e'er they stretch their gloomy flight
Must win the lengthen'd space from day.
—Abou Alola.
A gruesome poster ha* been issued by the
Johannesburg department of health, warning
the people against plague, "Death," armed
with a sickle and surrounded by rays of the
dying sun, is printed on a sheet of white
paper, and underneath, in English and Dutch,
is the warning to kill rats and mice. Instructions are given how to deal with dead rats
found in the veld, how to lay poison, and how
to  make  barns and   storehouses   rat proof.
o4ncient History*
[TakenFrom Twentv-Year Old Sun Files.]
Dr, Kingston's horse beat Dr. Dickson's
gasoline horse in a spirited race around the
block today. The fact that the horse was
frightened at the auto and ran away may have
accelerated his speed somewhat.
An auto passed through Midway last week,
and the people of that town thought it was the
first train o   the Midway & Vernon.
The city council has decided to offer the
old city electric light plant to tne highest bidder.
The fire boys of the West end will open
their No. 3 fire hall on June 29 giving a free
Col. C. H. D. Ryder, C.B., C.I.E.,
D.S.O., chairman of the Air Survey
Company of London, England, interviewed Premier Mackenzie King
•nd the prime ministers of the various' provinces with regard to finding out the prospects of surveying
practically the/ whole of the Dominion by air. He also wishes to
know about the possibility of combined federal and provincial action
fer these surveys. g
On his return from a recent tour of
inspection of the Company's Western
Lines, Grant Hall, Vice-President of
the Canadian Pacific Railway, stated
that exports to the Orient in the
form of grain, flour, dressed meats
•nd motor cars were steadily increasing in volume and that trade with
Australia had been considerably
stimulated by the trade arrangements with that Dominion. Mr. Hall
added that conditions were good in
the West. The mining industry in
British Columbia showed up "well,
while lumber shipments were heavier
than last year.
Cit'zens of Grand Forks are asked to note the following* extracts from the 1925 Amendments to the
Hospital Act:
(4) Where there is, either within or without tbe limits ot any
municipality, a hospital wbioh ia maintained by the municipality,
or to tbe support of which th* municipality is chief contributor
with tbe exception of tbe Crown, tbe municip-lity sball oot be
liable io respect of aoy patient treated in any otber hospital, except
in oases of emergency, or wbere ths hospital so maintained or supported is not in a position to furnish the special treatment necessary for any certain patient, and authority for tbat patient to apply for admission to tbe other hospital has been given by the
Mayor or Reeve or some duly authorized officer ot tbe municipality, io which cases tbe municipaliry sball be liable to te exteot
set out in subsections (1) and (2).
£ity Clerk
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The B.C. Telephone Company now
operates more than fifty telephone exchanges, serving ninety thousand telephones.
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Swimming Pool at Chateau Lake Louisa Opened
1. sT'oIsik It sslossc. 2. Rotisrlssss.s nt opening ot the new possl. Tsvo InUlM ot tlsfc party ulsoist to test the
lnvltlni£ depths.. IU Cnuss;ht between the inssuntuln nnd thc wsster below, tl :rs mlsss .m-.-isvs to be flying up to
the  -sky,  while  sshe  in  reully golnss;  slown.
The second largest swimming pool
ln Canada has just been opened
at Lake Louise. Situated on the
Terrace bet*wecu the Dining Room
of the Chateau and tho Lakiv this
new pool ls one hundred feet long
and forty feet wide. It receives it-
water from the Virgin depth of Lake
Agnes, which Is located up in the
summer snow zone between two
nountaln peaks, twelve hundred feet
above the Chateau. This water it
stcara heated to 78 degrees.
The new pool is surrounded by
tall concrete columns between whicb
there are gigantic sheets of plat'
glass giving its walls full openness
yet providing a wind-break a-jainst
cool breezes. The top is entirely
open to the penetratiag rays of tho
Rocky Mountain sun. Euch of tlie
t'wenty columns around the pool is
surmounted with pot growths of
beautiful Rocky Mountain flora
which, coupled with ihe delicate
green sills of tho pinto glass windows and tho mountain greyness of
tho pillars, lends an. intriguing attractiveness Ij the open greenness of
tho bin terraced campus of tho Chateau, interspersed here and there
wi'.h vivid yellow and orange beds of
Iceland poppies. A beautiful and
unique feature of tlie pool is tlie
swimming suits, ail of which are of
a l!*r-in-*; orange color to harmonize
\. ith the sloping beds of poppies
*, hlch run down from the dining
I :>om and surround tho pool on all
i ides.
At tho deep end of the pool are
ihreo diving boards, two of which
ito three and a half feet high and
fie centre board ten feet, providing
t :e standard Olympic heights.
Olaf Anderson, famous swimmer
End skater, and former life guard
instructor at Chicago, has been en-
rlged as tho permanent swimming
Instructor, with an assistant.
A larro number of Rotarlana at-
I  -uied tho first day of the openit.
C tbo Chateau Lolc-i Ijouase poo?   .
Windermere Prize Spuds Are Famous
WindermereDUtrlct Pri-w Wlnnen of Farmers Institutes Advisory
Board's Gup and the Murray Shield In 1923 at Victoria, B.C.
Pir over forty yeara the Windermere district of British
Columbia nas been famous for the quality of the
potatoes produced there. Back in 1884 the late Francis
Patrick Armstrong of Sorel, Quebec, one of the younger
•ona of Chief Justice James Armstrong who had wandered
out into the mountains with the construction of the
Canadian. Pacific Railway, was busy raising potatoes on
his ranch on the eastern shore of the Columbia Lake.
He did this from seed which he had brought from the
tobacco plains of Montana.
Near the centre rf the Windermere district, Columbia
Lake forms one of the main sources of the Columbia
River. On bis isolated ranch, Armstrong raised his
famous spuds and in boats made from whipsawn lumber
took them to the construction camps of the Canadian
Pacific Railway one hundred and fifty miles down the
Columbia river. His wholesome product became so well
known that his ranch lost the name "Plains of the
Nativity," given it in 1845 by the Reverend Father
Pierre de Smet, and became known as the Armstrong
Later Armstrong took up steamer navigation and
others took his place as growers of the potato, among
them Rufus Ashton Kinpton. Robert Randolph Bruce,
now lieutenant governor of the province of British
Columbia, was nother of the early big producers. He
•old his crop- at the mine i.
Interest in the growth of potatoes in the Windermere
district never waned but the growers in the district did
not really waken up to the possibilities of widely commercializing their fine potatoes until the first important
?rovincial potato show held in Grand Forks, B.C. in
122. After winning many prizes, snore care was taken
.In the growth of the plants and tli.* study of varieties
until it was decided that the netted gems, Cambridge
Russets, and Wee McGregors were the varieties best
suited for the district.
The Windermere District Potato Growers Association
swept the boards at each succeeding potato show with
these two grades. On two of tha three succeeding
occasions, including the 1926 show, they won the Farmers
Institutes Advisory Board's Cup, given as an annual
trophy to the district within the province making the
Arthur G. Walker, Ajar Ranch, Invermere, winner of the County
Life Shield ln 1123, with the 15 pounds of certified seed
potatoes with which he won the award.
best display of eight lots of seed potatoes of not less than
thirty-two in each lot, each lot being the product of a
different grower.
In 1923 and again in 1924 the Murray Shield given
by Country Life, of B.C. for the best exhibit of certified
seed was carried back amid rejoicing to Invermere.
Prizes have also been won at different years in tne
International Potato Show at Spokane, Washington.
At New Westminster, B.C. in 1925 Arthur J. Walker,
of Ajax Ranch, Invermere, scored 99.2 points as his contribution to the display in which the Windermere district
scored 785.1 out of 800 points. In addition to winning
the Farmers Institutes Advisory Board's Cup at the show
the members of the Windermere association won seventeen first prizes and twenty-three other awards.
Etormont, tlie best mine In Nova
Scotia, when gold-mining in tbe
province was an industry, ls to be
re-opened. Until It' closed down,
twelve years ago, Stormont mine had
produced over 575,000' tons of ore,
giving an average of free gold of
(4.13 per ton, or $2,225,000 during
its activity.
A record single shipment of Indian
motor-cycles, consisting of 85 cases,
from Armory, Mass., recently arrived in Tokyo, Japan, having come
forward by Canadian Pacific Rail
and steamer lines. The demand for
motor-cycles in Japan ls a steadily
increasing one, being a cheap and
convenient method of locomotion and
well suited to the somewhat narrow
roads of that country.
Twenty-one British Rotarians recently came over to Canada on the
Canadian Pacific liner "Montclare"
en route to the International Rotary
convention at Denver. On their return trip they came back through
Canada, travelling to Winnipeg and
Port William, and taking the Great
Lakes trip on C.P.R. steamboat to
Port McNicoll. They returned to the
Old Country by the C*?. liner "Montcalm."
Tbe Canadian Pacific Railway has
just added two of the new Mount
Class observation cars to those running out of Montreal. Five more
are just about ready to run and the
balance of four cars will be ready
for service shortly after these. They
are all-steel cars, made up of three
compartments, and one drawing
room with a parlor room and observation platform. They will be a
feature of long-run trains en the
The English football team now
touring Canada had one of the most
strenuous work-outs in the history
of any athletic body. Staying for a
week-end at the Chateau Lake Louise
they had a practise at an altitude
of a mile and a half above sea level,
where the thinness and dryness of
the air had a wonderful effect upon
them. Their captain thought it remarkable that prize-fighters in training had not utilized the marvellous
properties ef this training camp.
A fourteen-car Bpecial Canadian
Pacific Railway train carried more
than a hundred of the most prominent representatives of banking and
financial interests of New York City
and State to Quebec, where they held
their 33rd annual convention of the
New York State Bankers' Association at the Chateau Frontenac recently. Included In the party was
Col. J. W. Mcintosh, Comptroller of
Currency, Washington; and W. J.
Donovan, Assistant Attorney-General of the U.S., and several financial specialists of New York's leading newspapers.
While Canadian Pacific train No. 87
was standing on public crossing preparatory to taking passing track, an
automobile, occupied by four persons,
ran into the side of the train, badly
damaging the auto. In another case,
a driver said he saw the train and
heard the whistle signals sounded,
but too late to avoid running into
the side of the engine. Yet again, a
touring car, travelling about 25 miles
per hour, ran through the crossing
banters at a public crossing in
Montreal but did not stop. No injuries were reported in all three incidents.
Representing capital running into
billions of dollars, a party of around
eighty prominent bankers, financiers
and men representing commercial
and business interests, recently arrived at the Windsor Street Station,
Montreal, from New York, and made
a tour of the pulp and paper industries and the new aluminum districts of the St. Maurice and Sague-
nay Valleys in Quebec Province, with
a view to personal inspection of the
prospects in those great developments. The party was accommodated with five twelve-section compartments and drawing room sleep-
en, two dining care and the private
ear "Montmorency," the whole being Cf JR. equipment.
"fSimi staked in the Red Law
f»H raining field are keeping the
Meorder's office busy. Prospectors
are of the belief that the area from
Red Lake to the Manitoba boundary
is promising and already many
square milt*** of territory west ol
Red Lake has been staked.
During the eleven months ending
February 28, the ordinary revenue
of the Dominion was 188*7,898,449 or
an increase of twenty-nine millions
ever the Bum of $308,994,207 for Ae
corresponding period of the previous
year. Ordinary expenditure is about
the same as a year ago. On Febro»
ary 28 last ft totalled $276,629,411.
Blessed are the  innocent, for  they
have a lot to learn.
People take The' Sun
because]! | they believe
it is worth the price we
charge for it. It is
therefore reasonable to
suppose that they read
its contents, including
advertisments. This
is not -always the case
wifh newspapers that
are offered as premiums with chromos or
lottery tickets
Advertising "to help
the editor." But we do
want businessad ver Using by progressive business men who; know
that sensible advertising brings results and
pay. If you have something to offer the public that will [benefit
them and you as well,
the newspaper reaches
more people than a bill
and if you have the
goods you can do business with them
Aid. Wm. Liddicoat and family
will leave .Sunday morning for Palo
Alto, Cal., on a month's automobile
vacatioo trip. Tbe Liddicoat* will
bave quite a family reunion at Palo
Alto, as the alderman has two
brothers living at that place* a
brotbe and a sister are coming
out from the ***t, and big father and
another sister will also,be therefrom
tbe old country. Tbe Liddicoats
will be accompanied on tbeir trip by
City Clerk Hutton, wbo will proced
as far south as Los Angeles, wbere
be will visit relatives and frtends.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Donaldson,
of Long Beacb, Cal., and Vera Dots**
aldsoa and Mrs. John Grunwell, of
Lia Aageles, arrived in the city last
Satuiday by motor car. Mr. Donaldson is physical director of the Y.
M CA. at Long Beacb, and be occupied the pulpit in the United
church last Sunday. During tbe
first of the week S'.atilt y Donaldson,
high school teacher at Nelson, and
Clara Donaldson, nurse at Kimberley, also arrived in tbe city, aod
tbere has been a family reunion at
tbe bome of Aid. Jobn Donaldson
tbis week.
10 Spiag-ett returned from Kimberley on Tuesday. He will be employed on the rebuilding of the
Rook Candy tramway.
B. Laquime of Midway was in tbe
city on Tuesday. He ie moving bis
sawmill from Midway to Rock
Mrs. J. C. Taylor and daughter
Marjorie will leave for Vancouver on
Sunday morning.
Arthur Morrison will leave in a
day or two for Codette, Sask., wbere
be will visit relatives.
Mrs. C. McDougail of   Nelson
visiting relatives in tbe city.
Mrs. H.  F, Petrie left yesterday
for a visit to Vancouver.
H. E.
Woodland    returned
from   Vernon    and
Miss Olive Blanche Rioke.daugh-
ter of Mr. aod Mrs. James Rooke,
of this city, and John McKay, of
Nakusp, were married in Nelson on
Tuesday, The bride was raised aod
educated in tbie city, wbere she has
a large circle of friends wbo will
wish tbe young couple a happy
married life. She bas been a sohool
teacher at Nakusp during tbe past
Eric Jackson, of Midway, son of
tbe late J. R. Jackson, former member f;r Qreenwood in tbe provincial
legislature, and Mary Burdock, of
Rock Creek, were married in tbis
city on Wednesday. Tbey left for
Nelson on their nooeymoon on tbe
evening C.P.R. train.
At a preliminary bearing before
Stipendiary Magistrate MoCallum
on Wednesday, a man named Hurst
was sant up for trial on a charge of
jails-breaking. A youth was also
committed to tbe reform school.
Miss Gladys Armson returned
bome from Vancouver on Wednesday eveuing.
Logic eitber proves or disproves
all things, but it doesn't accomplish
any of tbem.
Occasionally tbe borse hauling a
junk wagon looks as if it ought to
be on tbe load.
Mr. and Mrs. Ei Davis, of Vancouver, arrived in tbe oity tbe latter
part of last week and vistted friends
and relatives bere for a few days.
They retumed to the ooast yesterday, Miss Alice George accompany"
ing them.
Jndge J. R. Brown left on Friday
for Loudon, Ont., to wbicb place be
was called by the serious illness of
his brother. It is stated tbat tbere
is not much h pe of bis brother's
Mrs. W. B. Bishop, who had been
visiting friends in the city for a
month, returned to ber bome iu
i ancouver on Saturday.
W. J, Galigeau returned to tbe
city from Pocate lo, Idaho, last
Friday to be present at the marriage of bis daughter, Alice.
The following aro the results of the
promotions made ou tbe year's work
and the recent test.*:
Remaining in JuaiorGrade I—Howard Bird, Albert Jepsen,Mabel Mass
loS, Fred Massie., Beverley Mehinal,
Promoted from Jonior to Senior
Grade I—Annie E*ou|ofl, James
Foote, Mike Harkoff Constance Helmer, Donald Innes, Eileen Markell,
Peter Palek, Valarian Ruzicka.
Remain in Senior I—Clarence
Promoted from Senior I to Junior
II—Dorothy Acres, Charotte Cagnon,
Mas-garet Cookson. Marion Cooper,
Jean Dinsmore, Audrey Donaldson,
Isabel Donovan, Helen Dorner, Peter
Harkoff, Ruth Kidd, Effie Knight,
Alfred Knowles, Jane Kuftinoff, Bill
Maloff, Walter Meakes, Ruth Popoff,
John  Vatkin, Mercedes Walker.
Remaining in Junior II—Dorie
Mattocks, Ruby Wilkinson,
Promoted from Jnuior to Senior II
—Walter Carpenter, Mike Danchin,
Roger Dondale, Annie Hlady, Barney
Hlady, Tania Kastrukoff, Sadie McDonald, Wilma Miller, Hendricka
Peterson. Joe Pohoda, Berniee
Postnikoff, Annie Ronald, May
Promoted from Seuior II to Senior
III—Gladys Clark, Shirley Docks
steader, Irene Frecliette,Jobn Gowans
Ronald Griswold, Bernice Hull, Nor
man Hull, Mary Kuva, Catherine
McDonald, Allister McKenzie, John
Marsbergen, Crystal Mason, Ralph
Meakes, Annie Ogiloff, William
Ogiloff, Alexander Ramsay, Muriel
Smith Gordon Weiss.
Remaining in Grade III, Junior—
Edward Bell, Lindsay Clark, John
Danchin, Doris Egg, Douglns Mc
Promoted from Grade III Junior
to   III  Senior—Katherine  Chahly,
Spilt Milk Costs Uncle Sam
$77,399,685.00 Annually
Winnie Cooper, Lois Dinsmore John
Danchin, Marie Donovan, George
Howey.Floence Helmer, Ireno Hutton, Irene Lightfoot, Nils Johnson,
Jenny Maloff, Audrey Markell,
Francis McDougail, Teddy Wright,
Howard Weiss
Promoted from Grade III Senior
to IV Junior—Liliian Biddiecome,
Nick Chahley, Freda Dorner, Williamina Gray, Fern Henniger, John
Hlady. George Kastrukoff R. bert
Kidd, Veronica Kuva, Mabel Miller,
Auiay Miller, George Olson, George
Robertson, Carl  W'ofratn.
Promoted from Grade IV Junior to
IV Senior—Margaret Baker, Lloyd
Bailey, Stewart Bell, Mike Boyko,
Steve Bjyko, Mary Colarch, John
Crisp, Wilina Davis, Geraldine Gowans. Jimmy Graham, Helen Harkoff,
Ernest Heaven, Elsie Kuftinoff,
Jim Ma off, Jack McDonald, Angus
McKenzie, Euhice Patterson,(,'hristiue
Reynolds, Norman Robs. Nellie Skhur
atoff, Roger Thomas.
Promottd from Grade IV Senior to
V Junior—Nels Anderson, A lice Bird,
Kirinin Bousquet, Junie Danielson,
Mowat Gowans,Willie Gowans.Swan.
hilda Helmer, Lola Hutton, Jack
Love, Janet Mason, Windsor Miller.
Myrtle Mitchell, Gordon Mudie, Jean
McDonald, Grace McDonald Lola
Ogiloff, George O'Keefe, Winnifred
O'Keefe, Elizabeth Peterson.
Remaining in Jonior V—Joe Nu
cich, Vivian Peterson
Promoted from Grade V Senior  to
VI Junior--John Baker. Alberta
Biddiecome Roy Clark, Catherine
Davis, Albert Deporter, Peter De
Wilde, Dorothy Donaldson, Mary
Dorner, Albert Euerby, Teresa Frankovich, Edith Gray, Bruce Grey,
Helen Halisheff, Harry Hansen,
Bruce Harkness, Bessie Henderson,
Isabel Huffman, Chester Hutton, Do
rothy Innes, Prackup Kabatoff.Eyrtle
Kidd, Dolores Kirkpatrick, Charlotte
Longstaff, Barbara Love, Florence
McDonald, Mary McKinnon, Grace
McLeod, Jobn McLeod, Mary Reiben
James Robertson, Josephine Ruzick,
Edna Scott, Phyllis Simmons, Polly
Vatkin,Delwin Watermau,Mae Wter
man.Gordon Wilkins.
Promoted from Grade VI Junior
to VI Senior—James Allan, Irene
Bickerton, Robert Carlson, Angelo
Colarch, Katie Dorner, Mae Jones,
Genevieve Mitchell, Ronald McKinnon, Clayton Patteson,Tony Santano,
Alex Skhuratoff, Laura Sweezey,
Edward Thomas.
Promoted from Grade VI Senior to
VII Junior—Mildred Anderson,
Harold Bailey.Evelyn Cooper, Charlie
Dodd,Charlie Egg, Ernest Fitzpatrick
Alma Frechette,Clarence Henderson,
Joe Lyden, Daisy Malm, Hazel Ma
son, Laura Maurell, Tommy Mndie,
John McDonald, Florence McDougail,
Minnie McNiven, Charlie McLeod,
Elvira Peterson, Elsie Prudhomme,
George Savage, Mildred Smith, Jessie
Sweezey, George Thompson, Fred
Remaining in Grade VII—Harry
Anderson, Nathan Clark,Evelyn Collins, Ernest Danielson, Earle Bickerton, Delbert Kirkpatrick, Norma
Cooke, John Chahley, Annie Van
Promoted from Grade VII to Grade
Grade VIII Junior---Chester Bonthron, Bernice Donaldson, Effie
Donaldson Lora Frechette, Melvin
Glaspell. Peter Jmayoff, Margaret
Kingston, Betty Massie PeggyMcCal.
lum. Bruce McDonald, Madeline McDougail, Elsie Ogiloff, Marjorie
Otterbine, Vivian Plant, Donald
Ross,Winnifred Truax,Peter Vatkin,
Wilhelmina Weber, Agnes Winter,
Valentine Griswold, Wiunifred Light,
foot, lan Clark, Roy Cooper, Mazie
Henderson. Dorothy Liddicoat, Rich
ard Mich ener, Harry Murray,Euphy
MoCallum, Edith Patterson, Audrey
Reynolds, Elsie Scott, Bill Tntt,
Edna Wenzel, Jack Acres, Biverley
Benson, Helen Beran, Elvera Colarch,
Violet Crisp, Grace Crisp,Elsie Egg.
Leo Gowans, Katherine Henniger,
Ernest Hutton, Sereta Hutton, Mar.
jorie Innes, Fred Mason, Mildred
Patterson, Gladys Smith, Marjorie
Taylor, Frank Thompson.
Cl*8*ic blank cards for -)ae*y in
vitalionsand announcements Sun
Joh Department.
If it's  a   woman
dinchfB ehe buys it.
and   tht-   shoe
Words are but holy as  ahe deads
tbey cover —Shelley,
Tbe Sun Prtsse* have twice tbe
speed of any other presses in lhe
Boundary. We can save you money
ou both long and short tuns of com
mercial priuting and give you n superior class of work.
Phone 30
Try our Special Tea
at 65c per lb
Shoes, Shirts, Overalls
Good values for your
Call and see us beiore
This Tea wa have  had especially blonded.
Call in and ask for a sample.
Phone 25 "Service and Quality"
See lhe new Superior Chevrolet before you buv a
car. There are more cents in the.CHOVROLET
DOLLAR than iu any other automobile  dcllar.
CHEVROLET Touring ,  8885
" Roadster     886
" Coach    1080
" Coupee    1080
" Sedan    1200
" Landeau Sdan     1260
" One-Inn Truck     935
E. C. Henniger Co.
General Merchant
Established 1910
RealEstate and Insurance
Resident Aerent Grnnd Fork. Tow mite
_        Compatsy, Limited
Farms    ^Orchards     City Property
Agents at Nelson,  Calsrary, Wlhulneg ntnl
otber Prairie points. Vanoouver Ags.nr :
Ratrblhshed ln M0. we are '.is s. position m
furnish reliable information i-ouoer-.insr tlilr
Write lor free literature
I It take, a herd af 667,-
-k*7   cnut  each  giving
WOO lbe. of milk yearly
mpply   the   milk
toasted annually in the
to   mpply
O. B,
According to a schedule showing
the division of dairy products, published by the United States Department of Agriculture, the annual cost
of wasted milk tn our nation would
make a happy pay day for the army
and navy and still leave an appropriation sullieient to build enough
combat planes to satisfy even the
militant Mitchell.
The amount of milk spilt, soured,
rejected and otherwise wasted annually, Is 3,339,986,000 pounds. This at
32.25 per hundred would approximate annually the stupendous
amount of $77,899,685.
However, a cheerful note rings
through this tale of economic loss to
a nation. The same report shows
a 1924 increase of 108 pounds of
milk per cow over 1923 production.
Deducting this from the figure previously given, leaves a loss through
waste of only 313,607,325, a mere
bagatelle, compared with our national debt of more than twenty billions ot dollars.
The Increased yield per cow ls due
to heightened efficiency on the farm;
and future years promise even
greater increases.
Dairymen have discovered the futility of feeding non-paying members
of their milk herds. They have
learned that losses lurk ln Insanitary
milk production. They have discovered the advantages that He in
swatting the bacteria that hide ln
unclean stables, undipped, un-
brushed flanks and udders of milk
cows and unsterlltaed utensils. As
time goes on, the unavoidable waste
of milk will be more than offset by
Intelligent feeding, complete sanitation and more efficient herd management r
A complete line of; colored bonds
ia all shade* for fancy letterheads
aod other classes of commercial
printing.   Hun Job Department.
Did you ever notice tbat business
firms who tbink that they cau reacb
Th» Sun's readers tbrough otber
publications have a great deal of
leisure time that might be more
profitably employed? A number of
such firms bave involuntarily retired
from business.
Dominion Monumental Works
(CAsb-pstos Products Co. RooHnft,
80X1332     6RAND FORKS, B. C
Wholesale and Retail
•ate* in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Fork*, B. C
We can  and do deliver  the
goods. Shop head of Bridge St
Furniture  Made tp Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds,
Upholstering Neatly Done
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
THE value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Viiting cards
Sh'i•■ ing tags
Price lists
Envelopes ;
New Type
Latent Style
. 'nmbla Arenue and
Lake Street
Transfer Co.
City Baggage and General
Wood and
for Sale
Office at  R.  F.  Petrie's Store
Phone 64
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty"
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprielor
■"■"Vacant, unreserved, surveyed'Grown land,
may be pre-empted by BrltUh subjeots over
18 yeara of age, and by aliens on declaring
intention to become Britlih subjeots, conditional upon reailennc. occupation and lm-
provemeut for agrloultaral purposes.
Full information concerning regulations
regarding pre emntlous Is given In Bulletin
No. 1, Lan .ISeries, "How to Pre-empt Laud,"
copies of whieh can be obtained freo of cbnrge
by addressing- the Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., orsuy Qoverumeul Agent.
Reoords will be made covering only land
suitable for agrlouitnrsl purposes, and which
Is not timberland. I e„ carrying over 6,000
board feet per acre west of tne Const Range
and8000 feet per aore cast of that range. |
Applications for pre-emptions are to be
addressed to ihe Land Commissioner of the
Land Recording Division, in wbleh the land
applied for ls situated, and are made on
printed forms, oopics ol can "be obtained
from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be oooupied for five
years and improvements made to value of tlO
por aere, Including clearing and cultivating
at leaat five acrea, beiore a Crown Orant ean
be received.;*;
For more detailed lnformallon aee the Bnl.
latin "How to Pre-empt Land."
Applications are received for purchase of
vaoant and unreaerved Grown Lands, not being timberland, for agricultural purposes:
minimum prloe of llrst-olass (arable) land la
to per acre, and seoond-class (grailng) land
f-'.GO per aore. Further information regarding purchaae or leaae of Grown landa ta given
In BullOn No. 10, Land Series. "Purchaae and
Lcaao ol Grown Landa."
Hill, factory, or Industrial attea on timber
land, not exceeding 40 aorea, may be pur.
chased or leaaed, on conditions Inoluding
payment of stumpage.
Unsurveyed areaa, not exceeding 20 acrea,
may be leaaed as homealtsss, conditional upon
a dwelling being e-eoted In the first year,
title'being obtainable alter residenoe and
Improvement eondltiona are fulfilled and land
haa been surveyed.!
Fnr graslng and Induatrial purposes areaa
not exoeedlng 640 aorea may be leased by ona
person or aoompany.
I'nder the Griulnj Aot the Province la
divided Into graaing dittrlcta and the range
administered under a Oraxlng Com*
missioner. Annual rrt-aatng permits ara
Iaaued bated on numbers ranged, priority be*
lug given to established owners. Stoek.
ownera may form associations for range
management. Free, or partially free, permits
•re available* for aettler., tampers and
travellers np to ten head.


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