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Array Truth is mighty even if it is sometimes stretched
CHRISTINA
LAKE CLAIMS
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t*J.na KETTLE VALLEY ORCHARDIST
Grant Chase, aged about 60 years,
wag ilrownrd in Christina lake tbis
morning by breaking through the ice
while skating a few Hundred feet
from shore off Baker creek. The ice were he went tbrough
was only about half an inch thick.
Mr. Chase lias rrsided in this district for a number of
years. He was quite a noted hunter and his three dogs
went down •with~himl and were also drowned. In trying
to get out of the icy water he was considerably hampered
by thr dogs clawing around him, and he failed in the
attempt. Ernest Danielson was a shiort distance behind
Mr. Chase, tbut befoire he could-render any assistance the
unfortunate man had disappeared beneath the ier for tbe
last time.
Tihe body has not yet been recovered, and It ii» doubtful
if it ever will be, as Christina lake shares thr reputation
wtlth Lake Superior of never giving up its dead.
Mr. Chase fs survived by his wdfe. Ho wan a man of an
interesting personality, and he will be greatly missed
throughout the entire Boundary district.
TWENTY-SIXTH YRAR—No  15
"Tell me what you Kn >wf| trii'.
I can* (fucas af. well ?s you."
FRIDAY, FRBRUARY 11, 1927
FOURTH WEEK
OF LEGISLATIVE
Fire-Destroys Ffcl-S Residence
1 C. V. 'Mason's residence in the Ruckle addition, near
the Norris box factory, was completely diestroyed by fire
last Sunday afternoon. ' The Are is supposed to have
started; fn the garret, and when it was discovered it had
gained, so miuch headway that it wasbeyond control. Lack
of water also hampered the brigade and the people present
in fighting it.
The furniture and all th outbuildings were saved. The
loss sustained by the destruction of the building is, it
is understood, pretty well covered by insurance.
Fruit Marketing Bi!
Passing of an Old-Timer
John A. Brown, aged 67 years, died in,the Grand Forks
Hospital last Saturday night, a week after under going
an operation for ulcerated stomach. Deceased was an old-
timer ot Orand "Forks, a splendid citizen, a good husband
nnd father, and his passing has cast a shadow of sorrow
over the entire com|munity. He ls survived by his rife,
six daughters and three' sonsi—Mrs. .Kavanagh, Mrs.
George iMcCabe, Mrs. H. Cameron, Mrs. H._ Aiitkins,
Mrs. F. Millions, MiBs Lillian BBrown, and George Rae
and Jeff Brown.
The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon from the
United church, Rev. Mr. Beattie conducting the services.
Interment was made In Evergreen Cemptery. There was
a very large attendance and many beautiful floral offerings
were made.
In Andalusia
A Can of Compre sion, Please
* BY ERWIN OREER.
A loss of conijiression Is sometimes hard to find and repair. To ascertain the cause, try the compression of each
cylinder. If weak or If It varies ln the different cylinders, repair tlie trouble at once. It may leak lin the piston
rings; it may escape through a leayy valve or pet-cock or
ooze past a spark plug. If the engine head Is. detachable.
It may leak past the gasket. Then again there may be .**.
cracked cylinder, but tlu'.s ls another problem.
Care must be taken,to keep the cylinder head tight,
and in tightening lit evenly all around, for it the gasket is
not held firmly at any point it will give way and leakage
W.J11 result.
The piston rings may have turned so that the openings
are all In line, or you may be using such a, light oil that
the engllne does not get a tight compression seat. Oil
when heated Is very thin. In some cases patented piston
rings will help eliminate the leakage. If the cylinder is
wdrn oval, there ls.no remedy except tbat of restoring it.
Kerosene will help free the rings of carbon, but it is best
to use it when yot*, are ready to drain off the old crankcase
ouY ,
Make sure that the spark plugs lit tightly and that they
.are provided with good copper asbestos gaskets. A cracked porcelain will allow compression to escape. Look over
the priming cups and see that all lit tightly and stay closed.
Carbon under the valve's will prevent them from seating
tightly. . The remedy ts to keep the engine free from
carbon, the valves clean and be sure that the timing of
the .valves and the tappet adjustments are right.
When an engine that is clean, properly lubricated and
has Its valvies ground regularly shows u serious loss of
power, the lack of proper compression may be ascribed' to
the piston rings having worked into line or the cylinders
having worn to a point where the pistons are unauly loose.
With the modern, tyue rings the former is a rare result, so
that the cause is narr6weddown to plain wear.
These sie the chief causes of loss of compression. The
self-starter, the boon of the present day motorist,' is ac-
■ companied by one ratht-r unfortunate result. The opera-
. tor Who cranked his engine by hand knew the feel of compression ahd was guided by it in determining to a certain
extent the power at his engine. Many persons seldom
crank their engines by hand and have no guide except
the operation of the car to warn them, that compression
is falling og. Watch the compression—it will save you
money that otb.ryise you would give to the repairman.
Information as to the draft of the bill governing mar-
kettngketing ls supplied In a communication from II. V.
Craig, barrister, Kelowna, to the Vernon News, and printed
In yesterdap's issue of that vaper. Mr. Craig lias been
studying the measure, it Ib understood, at the instigation
of some independent shippers. It is well to know this
when giving consideration to the comment, so obviously
contained therein:
The discussion which 1 have heard in regard to the proposed bill now beiore the agricultural committee of the
house, known as the Control bill, indicate that few of the
persons concerned realyy understand what the provisions
ofthe bill are.. I thoght it might be or interest to your
readers to state the miain provisions of the bill. A copy
of the redrafted bill has just reached me from the oflice
of the minister of agriculture, and the summary given below is taken from it.
The bill provides that that constitution lor one year of
a committee known as the "Interior committee," of three
persons ito regulate the marketing of all tree fruits and
vegetables grown in a district roughly from Keremeos to
the Alberta boundary and from the main line of the C.P.R.
to the U. S. A. boundary.
One of the commiittee isto be appointed by the government and the other two by the British Columlbia Grower
and SShippeirs Federation.
The committee is responsible neither to the government
to the 'Federation of Shippers nor to th   growers.
It is not responsible for its mistakes, its negligence nor
jts ttncoinipetence (Sec. 12).
On request of the Interior Committe, and without the
necessity of consulting the wishes of any other person
the Government may extend its operations for an indefinite time (Sec. i (2).
The Government appointee may be removed at any
time. The two memlbers of the commUtee are appointed
for a year and may not be removed during that period.
The Interior Committee has power in Its area to determine at what places and at what prices all tree fruits
and vegetables can bemarketed.
It may give special treatment to any firm or individual.
May fix the shivping point.
Make the shippers furnish full details of their business,
including their stock in hand.
May fix minimum and maximum prices.
May prevent any attempt to market part of the crop.
May   collect their  own  fees  and   expenses  from  the
growers by deductions from the product.
May  inspect  the  shippers   books.
May settle claims and rebates.
May employ a staff and secure officers.
Any persons who does not like  the decisions or the
Comlmittee may subimit the1 question to arbitration.
The Committee makes an annual report to the Federation which the Federatimon can read but otherwise cun-
not deal with.
All shippers nr st obey orders of the Committee and
cannot market anything except as directed by the Com-
mittoe subject to heavy penalties.
All shippers must lbe licensed by the Comnlitteo who
may also cancel the licenses for any violation of the
Act.
The above provisions apiply to a grower shipper.
Growers in other parts of the Province can have a
controll conijaiitt Drought into being by a 75 per cent
vote, but tlie Interior Committee is -brought into being
by the act nad no vote is required.
lt is apparent that the Act throws a very heavy responsibility npon the Interior Committee and that anybody who is endowed with the wisdom' to carry out its
provisions wiould be wise enough to avoid the responsibility. It seems unlikely that first lass men will be
obtainable to occupy these positions and that it will
be necessary to fall back upon piersons of inferior calibre. I|f such people undertake the responsibility of
marketing the entire fruit and vegetable crop of the
district it is quite likely to. result in serious loss and
this loss unfortunately must fall upon the growers.
A threatened revolution ln Spain has thrust that usually
somnolent country into the foreground. It ts a large
country of diverse features and peoples, each of w-hich is
Victoria, Feb. 9—After four weeks
strenuous endeavor by the Conservative opposition to find some flaw In
the government armor which would
prove thr Oliver administration guilty of misconduct or
wasteful use of piublic funds, the attempt apparently has
been given p in disgust Probe as thep will, no such
evidence has come to light
Before tbe public accounts committee an accusation was
made tbat the files of the public works department had
been tampered with. . Hon. W. H. Sutherland explained
, . . , ,    lhat wbere a bidder on contracts asked and received
imbued with a high y localized patriotism which bas made'   ___,__. _  .      _*,.*.* .  *,-    x.-a-       *—....,.-
. _... .i . i     m_ .*.- -****i** Permission to    withdraw his    tender   peYmisslo*-    was
granted. The notation was then wiped off the-tabulation
sheeth. He challenged the opposition to show- where a
five-cent piece had been misappropriated, promising in
such an event to quit offiice at once. He said uu business
of his department was open for inspection.
Thus another bu/bble burst, the only unfortunate thing
about this system of tactfes being that unfair and false
impressions are bandied about the country where there
is not the slightest foundation in fact
The huge increase ln exports of lumber In the water-
borne trade were cited by Hon. T. D. Pattullo, minister
of lands, in the legisture as the best evidence of the development of thelumlbering Industry In this provinoe. In
the life of the Liberal goverinment, he said, this trade
had increased from 46,0100,000 feet per annum to over
700,000,000 feet. In a special report he showed that settlement all through the central interior of British Columbia was increasing steadily and agricultural production
was much higher, i While it might appear at times that
progress was slow, the tremendous strides in all indus-
i ries was proof to the contrary.
Radical changes in the liquor laws, which should tend
to further the betterment of conditions in the province,
have been Introduced by Attorney-General Manson. In
future liquor administration will be in, the hands: of .
Commissioner Davidson, who will be appointed for a
term of 10 years. He will have power to appoint an assistant commissoner, liquor venders and clerks and will-
be responsible to the legislature instead of to the government as at present
In order to prevent persons under 21 years of age from
securing liquor, or help prevent them, the minister ls
making it an offence for such prrsons to apply for a liq-
our permit Interdicted persons will not be allowed to
enter beer parlors. Permission will not be given holders
of beer licensrs to sell beer by the bottle to be taken
o the premises.
Owing to the brewers living up to the law, states Hon.
lr. Manson it will no longer be necessary to include in
the statue the provision that brer shall be sealed.
The select committee appointed by the legislature upon
the attorney-general's advice will be provided with coun-
sri to investigate campaign funds. No stone will be left
U-turned to bring to light any evidence of contributions
ins'made to bring pressure to bear upon memlbers of
the legislature or employees of of the governnu-nt. In this
connection Hon. Mr. Manson has gone further and has
provided power, nder the Departmental Enquiries Act,
for examination of govrroment employees under oath; so
that accusations o wrongdoing may be probed without
delay.
Another feather in the cap of the Oliver government in
the way of social legislation comes to light in the introduction of an old-age pensions bill. British Columbia
is the first provincr ln Canada to introduce such a measure and Conservatives, Labor and Liberals alike have
'.-.pressed their whole-hearted support
MOISTURE IN THIE INCUBATOR
a normal hatch ls to be obtained.
By far the most important method of assuring a su Ici-
ent supply of moteture in incubation is that of supplying
water by some method In the incubator itself. It Is absolutely necessary in attempting to correct hmniuity ln
i incubator that some accurate method of recording the
relative humidity of the machine be employed and the
simplest method is to use a wet-bulb hygrometer. A relative humidity of from 50 degrees to 60 degrees nas con-
shtently given the best results on the Experimental
5*'arm System. It Is better to err on the side of too mucb
Can too Httle moisture.
One method in general use consists in placing water
nnns or trays of wet sand In the bottom of the incubator
Under ordinary circumstances sufficient moisture is supplied by this method. Experiments were carried on at
( Lethbridge and at the Central Experimental Farm, Ittawa.
i'n which moiisture was supplied bp using pads made of
tMn boardB wrapped to a thickness of about one inch,
with cheese cloth or' burlap, dipped in water and suspended above the eggs. The relative humidi'ty was controlled by the frequency of moistening these pads.   Since
'io air above the eggs is hotter than that below, Its capacity for absorption of moisture is greater, and the max-
im/um amount of moisture should be supplied at thai, point
The sllphtly cooled and (moist air around the padis slowly
settles to the bottom of the machine and a fresh supply of
hot air is constantly coming in contach with the pails.
give
up less of their moisture to the air and a more nearly
normal hatch is the result.
In the drier sections of Canada, andeclally where low
temperatures prevail fn early spring, great difficulty is
experienced ill gettiing good hatches, due to an Insufficiently of moisture in the incuibator. In many cases, ln
spite' of ideal, moisture conditions ln the incubator room
ltaelf, poor results are still the rule and the percentage of  The eggs, being surrounded With moisture laden air
chicks dead in shell is ver ygreat.   It has been found that.
an/ considerable decrease from the normal moisture content of the machine causes the air to draw too much, 1   At Lethbridge relative humidity in the incubator was
moisture from the egg. with the result that the shell  Increased from 30 per cent, with moisture pans only, to
membrane becomes tough and dry and can not be broken  ,16 per cent with pads above the eggs, and thu percentage
iby the chicks at time of hatching.    Under such circum-   of eggs hatched from 42  per cent toi 76  per cent re-
stances it is essential that moisture be supplied liberally if spectively.
for dissension on more than oneoccaslon. To the traveler
who lias wandered about the peninsula the name "Spain"
is most likely, perhapB, to bring up thoughts of Andalusia,
the warm, sunny southern province, paradise of the
Moors for centuries.
The Moors made all of Andalusia the center of a won-
ileiful civilization, n this they were allied, of course, with
the enormous natural wealth of the soil and by a matchless uavishness of sky, sun and moon. These latter elements cntributed in no small degree to the far-famed
brightness of the Andaluslan character of today.
No atler In which way one may be traveiingln southern
Spate, the little station of Bobadilla will soon be encountered. And thereafter it will surely bob up again with
considerable persistence, because at Bobadilla, which
would otherwise have no fame of any description, the bain
iiues cross—the railway from the north to the south and
that from east to west, Therefore, be it from Gibraltar
to Granada, Irom Malaga to Ssville, from Cordova to Cadiz,
everyone halts and nearly everyone must change trains at
this little station.
Furthermore, since Andaluslan trains are in no untimely
rush to arrive at their destination, the stop at Booadilla
is usually long enough to enable the traveler to partake
of a satisfying meal In the station restaurant.
Bobadilla itself is hi'gh on a plateau surrounded by gray
mountains of a barren and forbidding appearance; but
the train to tho south soon enters the valley of the Gua-
dalhorce, a little stream which has succeeded in cutting
a deep chasm through ithe mountain range, seeking Its
way to the sea.
Judging from the results, the railway engineers hod al
most as much difficulty as the river itself in findiifg a
way through. The trainplunges into a short tunnel to
emerge with a roar onto a bridge strung "high over a terrifying ravine. One catches a glimpse of huge boulders
dllnglnig to the sides of the seemingly bottomless cut, and,
looking high above, sees the blue sky of Andalusia. The
but i.i self is as deep as a skyscraper is high and no wider
thnn a narrow street. i
After the line passes through the last tunnel it comes
suddenly out upon a vega, a veritable garden of soft, green
luxuriance. On every hand are oranges, palm trees, bright
afternoon sunshine, and the ever deep-blue cloudless sky
of the Mediterranean countries.
Then there ds a stop at Churriana, another settlement
Of summer homes, nestling on a hillside in this vast green
garden. The hill completely hides Churriana from the
sea, and it is said that many people moved there ln 1898,
"■hen it was rumored that Yankee gunboats were to bombard the city of Malaga.
Suddenly a bend fs rounded; broad blue waters of the
Mediterranean spring into thepicture. Another ten minutes and one is in Malaga, tlie capital of the province, the
;ee of a bishop and tihe fifth city of Spain.
The quays are crowded with huge piles of cargo. In
one may be counted 12,000 boxes—200 tons—of almonds
lor one New York-bound steamer, all shelled and awaiting only the blanching and salting for your table. Of
i hose sweet Jordans some areso large that twelve will
weigh a pound. -
Another mountain of boxes contains muscated raisins
us Big as quarter dollars and so delicate that no machine
ever been invented that ""svill seed them If the skin In
only slightly pricked, the raisin soon becomes a mass of
sugar
Little half-barrels are full of the finest Malaga grapes,
packed in cork shavings, for our Christmas dinner; and
there are thousands and thousands of srates of oranges,
lemons and tangerines; also boxes and barrels of rich
olive oil, some of which is used by our Pacific coast salmon
ackers ih preparing their product; and little boxes and
baskets of pressed figs, crates of pomegranates, melons,
custard apples and sweet, potatoes.
Barrels of that deliciously sweet muscatel wine are
marked London, Havana, and Buenos Aires, but none for
New York. There are bags of sweet-smelling aniseed, and
men extract of thyme, lavender, aud rosemary formfladps
toilet. 	
And while all this is happening on the quays at the railway station, in Novemlber and early December, crates of
fresh.beans and tomatoes are being carefully packed in
express cars to be rushed to Paris epicures, to be followed
by strawberries In March and April..
From Malaga to Granada there are two ways to go by
motor car, both routes over the mountains. The shorter
rnad- leads directly above the city, zigzagging and winding ever up and along frightening precipices until, ln 45
minutes, one has ascended 3000 feet and fliay see Malaga
far below and, across the broad blue Mediterranean, the
shores of Africa.
Twenty-flve years ago Granada was dirty and run down,
but it has taken a new lease of life. There are now a
ozei) or more sugar factories in the province of Granada
employing the sugar beet as raw material, whereas next
door, in Malaga province, there are several sugar factories
where 'jugar cane is used. Yet, with all this, Spain to
ports sugar.
The vast fertile plateau from Antequera to Grenada
is picturesque in the extreme—rolling hills, with here and
thore an abrulpt precipice, a deep cut, or a towering
muss of bald graiy rock to add to its rugged appearance.
The hills are really small mountains, as they form the
lower reaches of the Sierra Nevada.
This whole country seems to be an immense olive oroh-
unl. Thousands and thousands of the silver-green trees
are planted in straight rows, running up towards the tops
of lhe slopes.
Grenada's thoroughfares aro pave and clean and there is
a prosperous uppcaiance about everything. 'Streets are
crowded and there are many automobiles, moat ot AjMrt-
WHO WANT8 A BRONTOSAURU8 EGG?
New York, February 2.—Five fossilized eggs of the
brontosaurus, a monster reptile ninety feet long that
weighed forty tons, have been found in North America
for the flrst time. L. Volney Stevens, a mining engineer
of Harrison, N.Y, discovered the treasures ln a rich setting of silver and lead, the New York American reports
ln a copyrighted story today.
Mr. Stevens reports that he located the eggs in a can-
yoncut 6000 feet by the Yaquis river in the state of Son-
ore, Mexico. They were about the size of cantaloupes
and were in'the process of hatching. Each contains the
fossilized embryo of an elephant-like animal of the dino-
saurug group with a well-formed trunk. No such partly
hatched specimens were ever found before.
TROUT EGG8 BROUGHT FROM WISCONSIN
Bang, Alta., February 2.—Sportsmen and Alpine enthusiasts will be Interested In the announcement made
today by J. E. Martin, superintendent of the flsh culture
service of the government, that nearly 800,000 broom trout
eggs hava safely arrived from Wisconsin at the Banff
hatchery, and that the trout, which are closely related
to the Loch Leven trout,wlll be distributed throughout
the tributaries of the Red river, Alberta
The world Is full of faint hearts, and yet everyone
has courage enough to hear the misfortunes and wisdom enough to manage the a airs or his neighbors.—
Poor Richard.
Prohibition was first tried ln America ln 1733, when
the trustees of the colony Georgia attemuted to prohibit
rum .
Of   making   books there Is no end—otherwise there
would be fewer racetracks.
can manufacture, and some vne new buildings, modern
shops, all lending a Madrid-like atmosphere unfamiliar In
most Andaluslan towlns.
Although the main avenues are wide and modern, It Is
like entering another iworld to turn down one of the narrow streets and peep through doorways into lovely patios
full of flowers, palms and orange trees, all guarded by
beautiful wrought-iron doors.
The trace of the Moors is so strong that one instinctively looks for long white robes and turbaned beads.
THere and there, in shops and out on the sidewalks,
are girls making the justly famed Oranada lace. They
ctretch silk tulle on large frames and weave Into it pretty
designs, for small handkerchiefs, and much moro elaborate
mottfe tar taMecldths ud enrtains. THE SUN: GEAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
3ttu> (gratti. 3fflrka Bun
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i gade, August -4, 1914.
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Notes • Notions • Notables
The five food factors are salts, fats, carbonhydrates,
proteins and vitamines. Theoretically speaklngf the first
three of these can already be made in a laboratory. The
fourth seems possible and shemlnsts are optimistic about
the fifth, says Floyd Wl. Parsons. The Important question
does not so much concern our abilitp to make these vital
food elements, but rather can we manufacture the essential constituents of our daily diet as cheaply as plants can
grow them. The French scientist,Berthelot, has produced
foodstuffs artificially in a laboratory by subjecting gases
to the actibr. of ultra-violet ray. He proceeds on the
idea that it ls the light of the sun rather than its heat,
that produces growth in plants.! In the growth of animals,
the foodstugs consumed "are reduced to carbonic acid
and water vapor, but in the case of plants the action is
JUBt the reverse. The plant takes the two gases exhaled
by animals and combines them again to form the sugars
and other hydrocarbons that animals feed upon.- Berthe-
Iot's work teuds to discredi/t the notion that the synthetic
functioning of plants is a vital action, the secret of which
lis looked upon in that profound puzzle concerning the cre-
-atlon of life itself.
Several cases of egigs dropped overboard from an air-
plaine 2000 feet in the air and flying at the rate of 225
miles nn hour, landed intact and ready for the market. It
was test of a new egg case, embodying the suspension
methof packing, the eggs being held in cups of resilient
pulp.
School teachers have done excellent work reducing thc
number of traffic accidents by their consistent educational program in school. Children taught safety usually
practice it,
A new cave, believed to been larger ;han either Crystal
ur Wind cave ln the Black Hills! has been discovered oi
the ranch of W. H. Dardt, near Black Hawk, South Dakota,
and now is being explored and platted. The cave is one
half mile west of the Custer battlefield, six miles west of
Rapid City.
Calling attention to the Increased traffic; the office of
the chief of air corps has announced that air navigation
maps are now available for all sections of tlie model airway. Pilots are warned to hold their course to the right
of the line Indicated on maps and m in tain a constant
vigilance for other aircraft.
Although totally blind.as the result of illness suffered
in early manhood, C. B. Allen, son of the high con-nils-.
sioner of New Zealand Jn. 'London, han produced several
successful plays and novels. In speaking of his handicap
he says, "I try to think that everything is just the same
—nothing lost.
Explorers in the Central American jungle may find a substitute for the milk of animals in a tree that has just come
to scientific attention. The arboreal "cow" Is milked by
cutting the gark and the liquid that pours forth ls rich
and creamy, palatable and sweet to taste, according to
its discoverer, Prof.S. J. Record of the department of forest products at Tale university. Several other varieties
of cow trees growin tropical South America, but thus fai
the one fn Guatemala ls "the one found farthest north ou
the continent of North America. Scientists say that Its
oiccurrence in Guatemala 1b a matter of interest, since
a related species ln Colombia is said to yield chicle, tin
basic principle of chewing gum
A young girl scientist in her twenties, Miss Grace Hn
zen, is becoming widely known in the radio world for hei
work in the laboratories of the radio department of tli1
bureau of standards at Washington.   Miss Hazen has re
cently completed ita collaboration with Dr. C. B. .lolliffi
physicist of the bureau, a paper on "the establishment i
radio stndards of frequency by the use of harmonic ai
pllfler."   Miss  lHazen  was   recently   appointed   asslstai
physicist and has conducted a number of investigatioi
Mfdas, at whose touch everything turned to gold, die
no more miserably than Isaac Abrams, who starved hir
self to death at the age of eighty years, althogh possesse
of $100,000. Abrams' will, filed for probate, showed thr
•be owned twenty-six houses in Philadelphia besides co:
siderable cash. 	
The first scout's merit badge to go a Louisiana boy fe
displaying a thorough knowledge of reptiles, and one <
the few such medals to be awarded in the United State;
has been gSven -Martin Burkenroad, Bixteen, of New Oi
leans. His knowledge embraces snakes, alligators, lizard,
and turtles. One of his experiments with a king _nak
led hiin to see whether the reptile would bite. It did, am
for two weeks he carried a bandaged arm,
The Prince of Wales, it is disclosed, has among his ii,
merous titles one which does not appear in the officie
lists. He is known to the Oxford undergraduates as "th<
Pragga Wagga," and has been eo known ever since hi
Oxford days. Nobody knows the origin of the nickname,
jxcept it is just rpliain slang.
'What ts called by some Eropean papers a record slo*.
trip for carrier pigeons is reported from Bath, England
where a bird released in "Varenns, 'France, nearly foui
years ago has just reached home. It ite believed that th
•pigeon alighted to rest and was held in captivity until it
:scaped and then resumed Its homeward flight
Japanese and Chinese residing In the Hawaiian island:
led all other races fn the number and value of their sav
ings bank accounts for the period ended June 30 last.
The frugality of the Chineso seemis to have been greater
or although they had only 14,564 accounts as compared
with 27,971 Japanese accounts, they deposited $4,146,992,
against $3,431,711 by the Japanese.
The life of movie performers has its disagreeable feat
tires.   One of them is the long waits they sometimes muni
■iidure berore they are called Into action. Some read
magazines, but most of the cast either, talk ih groups oi
sit idly gy while awaiting their turn In the scenes that are
being shot.   One noted star had three days of it, waiting
o be momentarily called.
Sisley Huddlestone writes in his nev/ book on France:
"It would chiefly center around the. eleventh, the twelfth
and the thirteenth century, when other Eropean nationalities were still vague." That seems a careless statement.
The Germans at that time were already a distinct nationality and so were the Flemish. A united Italy had not yet
emerged, but there was a Spanish, nation, even though
Moorish and Arabic influence still played a dominant
role below the Pyrenees. The Flemish already possessed
a literature fa the eleventh century and no one had ever
succeeded in disturbing that most untamed of tribes in
the north of Holland, the Frisians. France itself was
still "Gallia devisa," very much so indeed. England, melting pot of Celts, Angles, Saxons, Danes, Picts, Scots, Hibernians and Normans, was beginning to produce the modern
specimen, but still had to go through the Wars of the
Roses
The Transjordanian government Issued an order recently abolishing all titles, such as excellency pasha and
bey, states a dispatch to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
The premier will be the only person permitted to use the
title excellency, says the New Palestine.
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Mrs. Hester Ann Harmon of Wisconsin LRapldB, Wis., at
the age of one hundred and four, hat lived to collect her
son's life insurance. The policy for $2000 was taken out
in 1892, Mr. Harmon naming hfs mother as his beneficiary.
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Poems From EasternLands
ARABIA
CONTENTMEiTT
Contenlment's realm no fears in*, ade,
No cares annoys, no sorrows shade,
There Plac'd secure, in peace we rest,
Nor aught demand to make us blest.
While pleasure's gay fantastic bower,
The splendid pageant of an hour,
Like yonder meteor'in the skies,
Flits with a breath no more to rise.
As thro' life's various walks we're led,
May prudence hover o'er our head!
May Bhe our words, our actions guide,
Our faults correct, our secrets hide!
May she where'er our footsteps stray,
Direct our paths, and clear the way!
Till, every scene of tumult past,
She bring us to repose at last.
Teach us to love that peaceful shore,
And roam thro' folly's wilds no more!
Tfie Spice of Life
A good story is told, by told byLord
Dewar concerning a countryman
who cam'e to London on a visit to a
friend in the early part of Decemher,'
and stayed on until a few days before j
Christmas.
Eventually his host, concluding
that patience on his part had ceased
to be a virtue, decided to give his
laggard guest a hint.
"Don't you think, my dear fellow,";
he said, "that yeur wife and children'
will want you to be with them during j
the Christmas holidays?"
The countryman seized his friend's
hand, and shook It warmly.
"Tbangs for the suggestion, old
man," he exclaimed. "It's awfully
kind and thoughtful of you. I'll send'
for them."
Coolness can be
words.
caused>   by   hot
Quack: "These pills I offer you,
ladies arid gentlemen, are the finest
things for making one strong and
healthy and increasing one's life."
Voice from crowd: ''But what
about our forefathers? There were
no such pills in their days."
Quack (convincingly): "I quite
agree with you. And where are they
now?   All diead!"
John D. Rockefeller is said to be
writing poetry, but we want to warn
the other poets that .he made his
money first.
The   hand   that
fools the world.
rocks the cradle
The boy who made a clean breast
of it was he who went into the larder
and finished the cold turkey.
"There's a new $1000 counterfeit
bill out."
"Watch your change when you buy
theater tikets."
To the warning Gross Crossings
Cautiously there should be added
Meet Motors Carefully and Pass Pedestrians Prudently.
Policeman of a' motorist at King-
stin: When I told him his speed
was thirty-live miles an hour he said,
"Call that excessive! I call it loitering."
Madge: "Jack says I am one girl
In a thousand."
Marie: "What a hopeless minority!"
Sailor (excitedly): "We've found
:i leak below, cir."
Angry Captain: "Well, put It in
the soup."
n ItMay 25, while bathing in the Monongahela river at
Fayette Cityl Pa., with several young men, James Hynes
bet that he could swim the river every day until Christmas. He won his wager while the thermometer hovered
around 30 degrees above zero on the laBt day of the stipulated period. t
Cavelry in many instances, when decisively employed,
was the determining factor ln a campaign or operation
during the world war. It miaiy fairly be said that ill the
Palestine campaign, the British cavelry, and in the Bolshevik-Polish campaign the Bolshevik cavelry, were the determining factors. The Ramadt, Khan Baghdadie and shar-
gat operations in Mesopotamia, causing the surrender of
practically all the enemy engaged, are good examples of
cavelry decisive action. The Septembeh, 1918, offensive
by the British ln Palestine is another excellent example
and in the following minor actions a decisive or contributory influence either alone or in combination with other
arms.   The   French   Second cavelry corps in the Ourq,
c/4 ncient History*
(COMPILED FROM TWENTY-YEAR OLD 8UN FILES.)
Standing committees were appointed for the present
year at the oity council meeting last Monday night as follows: Finance, Woodland, Donaldson and Hardy; board
of works, McCallum, Mcintosh and Horner; water and
light, Donaldson, Hardy and McCallum; health and relief,
Mcintosh, Woodland and Donaldson; cemetery, Horner,
McCallum and Woodland.
The official figures ln the Orand Forks riding in the
provincial election are: «. W. Oregory, Liberal, 160; IS.
Miller, Conservative, 255;  John Mclnnis, Socialist, 323!
"Dad," ' asked Freddie , "what do
you mean by scientific salesmanship?"
"Well, my boy," replied the father,
"it means selling a dress suit to a
man yho came Into the shop to buy a
pal of gloves."
Y.: "When he refused    to   marry
her, did she take it much to heart?"
Z.: "No; she took it to court"
"That stock you sold me is full of
water."
"That so; have a blotter."
Agent: "Why not take out a policy
for $50,000 in favor of your wife?"
Victim: "I have no •wife."
Agent: "You would    have    pretty
soon after the report got out."
Outdoor relief-
air.
-A breath of   fresh
He: "I've got an idea '.'
She:   "Oh, be good to it   It'll eb
lonely ln such a strnge place.'
Kind Lady: "Come on In, my man;
don't you know that barking dogs
never bite?"
Tramp: ""Yes, lady; but I don't
know bow soon he's going to stop
barking."
The grand opening of the new covered skating rink
took place last Saturday and proved to be a brilliant success..
A young man in Cascde recently wished to fiop the
question to his lady love but rather hesitated as to how
he shouldi do it. Suddenly he picked up the young lady's
ic'at and said: "Pussy, may I have your mistress?" It
was answered by the young lady, who said: "Pussy, say
'yes.'" :!.;'-•
The result of the voting in the provincial election on
Saturday  at present seems  to  be:   Conservatives, 2
Liberals, 12; Socialists, 2; in doubt, 17
H. A. Henderson, a business man and an old-timer of
the city, bied at the Orand Forks hospital last Sunday.
Magistrate (to tramp charged with
begging: "Three days' in-prisonment
on bread and water. Take h m away.'
Tramp: "Make the livin' a tr fie
richer, yer worship, and I'll stay a
week."
A tramp, on applying for -work, was
offered a job n a circus.
"All you hare to do," said the pro-
pritor, "ls to walk Into the lion's
cage.offer it a lump of sugar, and
come out again. The whole secret of
the thing is to make the lions believe
you're not afraid of them."
"I -refuse the job," said the tramp.
"I couldn't be so deceitful."
A well-known minister is fond of
telling this story:
Short-sighted Mr. Smith went with
his wife to a portrait gallery. "That's
the ugliest portrait.I've ever seen,'
he cried, stopping suddenly before
what seemed to him an artistic atrocity. "Come away, you silly," replied his wife, "that's a mirror!"
CITY REAL  ESTATE
FOR SALE
Amplications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, arc invited.
PrJ-csi--From $25.00 per. lot upwards.
Terms:—-Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at tho
City Olliee.
JOHN A. BUTTON.
City Clerk.
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Pain Neuritis
Colds        Lumbago
Toothache Rheumatism
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WARNING!
Beware of Counterfeits
There is only one genuine
"ASPIRIN" tablet. If a tablet is offered as "ASPIRIN"
and is not stamped with the
"Bayer Cross"-refuse it with
oontempt-itisnot"ASPIRIN"
at all! Don't take chances!   -
Accept only  "Bayer"  package
which contains proveirdirections.
Handy "Bayer" boxes  of   12  tablets
Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druirgiata.
Aspirin Is ths trade mark (registered in Canada) nt Barer Manufacture of Monoaeelic-
acldester ol Sallcyllcacld (Acetyl Salicylic Acid, "A. S. A."). White it is well known
that Aspirin means Bayer manufacture.to assist the public against Imitations.the Tablets
o< Bayer Company will he stamped with their (eneral trad* mark, the "i-ayer Cress."
sM
Giving Wings
to Friendship
The long distance telephone gives wings
to friendship. It enables the human
voice to be carried along wires at a
speed of thousands of miles per second
without losing any of its cordiality. The
special night rates after 8:30 p.m. are
advantageous for social chats.
British  Columbia Telephone
Company
THE SUN prints all the loeal news
and*carries a number of interesting
features found in no other Boundary
paper   $1.00 per year THE SUN:  GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
V
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Sun's Page ^People and Events of Passing News Interest
Lending a Hand to Mother Nature
N
I    1. Strlpp-jitl the null Cut- throat Trout.
1.   Orer MM potential cut-throats. Measuring
Iha aftta Into the open mesh baskets In "
i hatchery unite.
Unfortunately Mother Nature made
no provision for the growing army
of Isaak Waltons in her scheme of
things. "Man supplements nature in
re-stocking the trout streams of the
Canadian Pacific Rockies, throdf*h
the agency of the Department of.
Marine and Fish-*ries, which conducts
artificial Cut-throat spawning and
hatching operation in the Rockies
each spring.
Authorities have estimated that
only about three percent of all
Cut-throat    trout,   eggs    naturally
Stfned, hatch. The reason given is
desire of flsh spawning at other
es to feed on the newly laid eggs
h the result that the male Cut-
oat, after driving off the enemies
fertilizes the eggs too late, when they
have absorbed so much water that
thuy eannot absorb the fertilizing
fluid.
From "87 to 90 percent of eggs
artificially spawned  at  Banff  and
Spray Lakes, hatch under artificial
methods. This is how it is done:
Tsmstis tlit1 end of March Just
before spawning time the trout are
caught in nets, stripped, and returned to the streams, while the
tsggs from the female and fertilizing
nuid from the male Cut-throat are
mixed. In ten weeks the young fry
is ready for its new home in the,trout
stream where it reaches the length of
over eight inches in about fo.ir years.
The annual spring harvest of
Cut-throat eggs at Spray Lakes—
each female giving from 800 to 1,800
eggs—is about three-quarters of a
million. At present 524,824 Lock
Leven trout egga, 172,918 Lake
Superior Salmon Trout, 515,906 Rainbow, and 6,600,000 Pickerel ercs are
hatching in the Banff Hatchery. The
hatch for 1926 will also include one
million Cut-throat eggs imported
from Wisconsin and 250,000 from
Spray Lakes, making a total ot over
eight and a naif million eggs hatchea
in the Canadian Pacific Rockies to
provide sport for anglers.
The outstanding example of the
good results accruing from this work
begun i\. 1914, in the growing annual
catch of Lake Superior Salmon
Trout at Luke Minnewanka, about
nine miles from the C.P.R. Banff
Springs Hotel, while Spray Lakes, an
easy riding trip from the Hotel is still
the favorite Cut-throat fishing area
in -the Rockies, where fishing is as
good as ever in spite oi the growing
number cf an-jlers..
"The Flor-al Route to the West"
Gardens and Fountain at CP.R. Station, Kenora, Ont.
. *he task of beautifying the lines of the Canadian Pacific
Railway across the Dominion is increasing to a great
-tent each year. Thc importance of horticultural work in all
.ts branches has bcen realized and according to plans, recently
formulated by thc Floral Committeeof theCanadian Pacific
the work will be greatly extended next spring. Already
1500 pnrks and station gardens have been constructed aloni
the lines. "The Floral Route to the West" is the name by
whicli the Company s garden system is known. Years ago
lohn Caesar became station master at Markdale, Ontario
*ne of the first stations to be officially opened by the C P R*
iftcr taking over the Toronto and Bruce Railway.   His love"
f flowers prompted him to plant a little garden at his station
om this evolved a three thousand mile route of blosssoms.'
One of the problems with which the Floral Committee
aye to contend is thc great difference in climatic conditions
Jl the sections through which the lines run. It has been
lound that the Iceland poppy will grow in profusion at Lake
Louise and today the Iceland Poppy at this famous mountain
resort is known the world over. On the route from North
Bay to Fort William the country b very rugged and thc winf'
-rs severe. Here it has been found that the pansy plant'
■•hlch is biennial, is most suited ta tho climate. Thousands
if these plants have been placed along the lines in this section
each ,year.    Red Rambler Roses have taken a prominent
Station Cardan at Montreal Waat, Ona.
place of late as they bloom all summer and require little
attention In fact, a careful study of climatic and soil conditions is being made by the Floral Department of the Cana
dian I acific. The interest in the work taken by thc employ-***
ol the Company ts manifest in the wealth of beauty to bc seen ai
the stations on the lines across the Dominion. The bcautj
of many C.P.R. stations have been an inspiration to many
townspeople to beautify and improve the appearance of then
homes.
Each year cash pri-as are given to thc station master
producing the best results, which has a stimulating effect on
enthusiasm However, it is not always the finest gardens that
are awarded the jprizes. Many features are considered in
judging them, such as the form of layout, quality of the soil
and the quantity of personal labor in*srolved in obtaining the
results. "
i$l Brings The Sun to You for 1 Year THE SUN: GBAND PORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
You Cannot Buy
"SALADA"
TlF A*\
A   MsfflV
PENTICTON
in bulk. Sold only in sealed packages.
nitWS OFTHE CITY
Old-timers of Qrand Forks will be
sorry to learn that Fred Allen, who
was a resident of tbe citw in the early days, died on January 31 at 1016
Turner avenue, Grand Rapids, 'Mich.
His daughter Dlive and her stepmother wore with him. But his sons,
Joe in Honolulu and Lew in California, were unable to be present at the
funeral, which took place February
3rd.
Robert Lawson shipped twenty
cars of fruit and vegetables this season. All the ranchers in the valley
are not broke.
Mrs. H. Altkins of Vancouver, and
Mrs. H. Cameron trim the prairies,
arrived   in   the city this week to at-
Mrs. Neil Mthieson this week rt-
celved the news of the death of a
brother in Vancouver.
Vernon Smith, of Nelson, is relieving 'Manager Grisdale of the Royal
bank during his illness.
Reginald Hull, of Vancouver, Ib
visiting with his parents in this city
this week.
C. D. Pearson is   confined
mome this week by illness.
tend the funeral of their father,
late John A. .Brown.
to   his
the
H. E. Woodland left for Vernon the
flrst of the week.
PIJBIXSCHOOL
PERFECT  ATTENDANCE
The following pupils of the Central school were neither late nor absent during the month of January:
'PRINCIPAL'S   DIVISION.
Grace Crisp Evelyn Innes
WilheJttrlnaDeWild Marie Kidd
Elsie Egg MildredPatterson
CatherineGowans    Walter Ronald
Leo Gowans Marjorie Taylor
Jean Gray Frank Thompson
Sereta Hutton
DIVISION  ll.
Margaret Kingston Euphy McCallum
Bettie Massie
.   DIVISION   III.
Harold Bailey Daisy Malm
Norman Cooke    - Hazel  Mason
Lucille Donovan    Laura Maurelli
Katherine Dorner Elvira Peterson
May Jones
..DIVISION   IV.
John Baker Mary McKinnon
AlbertaBiddlecome Stewart Ramsay
Mary  Dorner        Phyllis Simmons
Bessie Henderson Gordon Wilklns
Ohester Hutton      Teresa Fraukovicth
Eyrtle Kidd
DIVISION   V.
Margeret Baker Janet Mason
Firmin Bousquet Windsor Miller
Mike Boyko Eunice Patterson
Steve Boyko Vivian Peterson
Mowat Gowans Norman Ross
Lola Hutton
DIVISION VI.
Lilian Biddiecome George Howey
Lois Dinsmore       Irene Hutton
Marie Donovan      Nils Johnson
Williamina Gray    George Kastrukoff
Fern Henniger       Howard Weiss
John Hlady Carl Wolfram
DIVISION   VII.
Gladys Clark Tanla Kastrukoff
Edward Bell Crystal Mason
Lindsay Clark        Ralph Meakes
John Gowans CatherineMcDonald
Annie Hlady Mary Thompson
Barney Hlady
DIVISION   VIII.
Margaret Cookson Sydney Fan-
Ruth Kidd Glen Willis
DIVISION  IX.
Fred MasBie
FROM EVERYWHERE
in the year ending June 30th last.
9,407 mining claims were staked in
the Province of Quebec, covering an
area of 436,000 acres, according to
a preliminary report. This is an increase of 83 per cent, over the year
before.
Tobacco growing is becoming a
serious business proposition in tho
vicinity of Kelowna, B.C. Two hundred acres will be planted out at
Keremeos, Cawston, Oliver and
Osogood next year, while the acreage at Kelowna will also be increased.
Northern Alberta's wolf population is of large dimensions, no less
than 56,000 skins having been shipped out of this province as furs in
the last year. They form a substantial source of revenue to trappers in the, wilds.
Nova Scotia breeding hens are bsj*.
ginning to attract the attention of
Great Britain. John R. McMullen,
of this city, has just shipped to
Chivers and Son, Cambridge, England, four barred Plymouth Rock
cockerels. This is the second shipment of breeding stock made to thia
firm.
Curling history of a unique nature was made in Quebec city recently when the Jacques Cartler
Curling Club, the first French-
Canadian curling organization in the
world, was inaugurated and their
new curling rink formally opened.
A delegation of seventeen prominent Montreal curlers, headed by
T. Howard Stewart, Thane of
Granite Curlers, arrived back at the
Windsor Street Station from the
Ancient Capital recently, where they
officiated in the opening ceremonies
of the new club in the neighboring
eity.
MARKETING BILL
Pentioton, February 10.—At a
meeting ot the Penticton Cooperative
Growers held this morning they discussed tbe markeiting bill as passed
by the agricultural committee of the
house and were unanimously ln favor
of the bill as it stands,
he bill covers all agricultural pro
ducts, but it is up to the producers
of any community to vote as to
whether they will come under the
bill or not.but so far as the Okanagan
fruit growers are concerned they do
not have to vote again as the bill itself provides for the establishment of
a committee of direction to control
the marketing of our products without further votiny.
The billdoes not force anyone into
the Associated Growers or any other
cooperative society for the disposal
of his products, ibut the marketing
and distribution of our entire product
will be controlled by the committee
of direction.
The bill follows the recommendations of the Kelowna convention and
fn addition makes provision for the
protection om shippers in various respects.
The committee of direction inour
opinion bas absolute control of 'the
marketing of the products a eoted,
the chairman intervening only when
the representatives of organized and
independent growers can not   agree.
We 'take no exception to the provision covering the appoint of a ohair
man of tbt committee of direction
and see nothing fn the bill to warrant
th e statement that he is a life appointee. This clause reads: "The
member of a committee appointed by
the lieutenant governor in council
shall hold office for the period of existence of the comlmittee or until he
is removed therefrom or resigns." In
other words, the chairmancr of th
committet is subject to removal for
cause. It would' be Impossible for
the bill to specify all the causes for
which a chairman could be removed.
Phone 30
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at 65c per lb
Shoes, Shirts, Overalls
(ifxxl values for your
money.
Call  iiiii'i  sec us before
-purclias ny.
Groceries
at the
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CHEVROLET
See the new Superior Chevrolet before you buy a
car. There are more cents in theCHOVROLliT
DOLLAR than iu any other automobile dollar.
CHEVROLET Touring..........~,  .... *S85
" Roadster     885
Coach  1080
" Coupee   1080
" Sedan  .   „....      1200
" Lindeau Sedan...,,, "    1260
" One-Ion Trwr,      935
GRAND FORKS GARAGE
GKAND F'ORKS
Transfer Co.
DAVIS » HANSBN. Prop.
City Buggage and General
Transfer
Coal,  Wood and   Ice
Cor Sale
Office  at  R.  t.  Petrie'i Store
Phone 64
E. G. Henniger Co.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feet-
Li me and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
thousand
The World's Poultry Congrress to
be held at Ottawa July 27th to August 4th next is to be a big affair in
every sense. Floor spaoe will bo
more than 200,000 square feet; tbe
national educational exhibits utilizing 55,000 of that footage. Thero
will be approximately 10,000 live
birds on exhibit, of every breed and
variety. Commercial exhibits will
be a main attraction and one firm
making incubators has already contracted for 7,000 feet. Among the
European countries that have decided to take part in the Congress
are: Germany, Roumania, Italy,
Russia, Denmark, Poland, Belgium,
Holland, Spain and Latvia.
NOTICE OF MEETING.
Notice is -ereby glen that the Annual General Meeting ot the Fifteen
Hundred Club of Grand Forks and
District will be held in the Cfty Hall,
First Street, on Wednesday, the Sixteenth day of February, 1927, at the
hour of 8 p.m., when the financial
statement for the past year will be
presented, officers elected lor the
ensuing year and such other business
as -may legally conne befor the meeting.
GEO. H. Httf__,
Secretary-Treasurer.
•Dated at Grand Forks, B. C,
■February 10th,  1927.
Skiing in the Laurentian- is becoming ever-popular in Quebec. To
cope" with the greatly increased
traffic of winter sports lovers the
Canadian Pacific Railway Company
are operating special trains into
the mountains during the week ends,
from January 9 to March 13. Canadian winter sports are attracting •
great number-of Americans of late.
This was evidenced by the in-rush of
visitors at the Chateau Frontenac
at Quebec city, who came across the
border during the Christmas Mid
the New Year's season.
Beaver trapping will be permitted,
under an order-in-council juat issued,
throughout the upper part of tho
province of Alberta, north of the
65th parallel. Within these bounds
the close season, which now holds
for the whole province and for the
whole year, will be opened for fouT
months, January 1 to April 80.
BOBBIE BURNS
Tbough Scotland boasts a
names ^^sij^p—
Of patriot, king and peer,
The noblest, grandest of them all
Was loved and cradled here.
'Here lived the gentle peasant prince,
The loving cotter king,
Corn-pared   with   whom the greatest
lord
Is but a titled thing.
'Tis but a eot roofed in with straw,
A hovel made of clay;
One   door   shuts   out the wind an>l
storms,
one window greets the day.
And yet I stnd within this room
And hold all thrones in scorn,
For here beneath this lowly thatch
Love's sweetest bard was born.
Witbin this hallowed hut I .eel
Like one who clasps a shrine,
When   the   glad   lips   at   last have
touched
The something deemed divine;
And here tbe world through all   the
years
As long as day returns s
The tribute of its love and tears
Will   pay to Rogert .Burns.
—Robert G. Ingersoll.
KETTLE RIVER ASSESSMENT DISTRICT
The classic dog sled derby of tbo
East is drawing near. On February
21, 22 and 23 some of the most
famous huskie teams in America will battle for supreme honor*
et Quebec city in the Eastern International Dog Sled Derby. The
total distance of the race is 120
miles. Cruelty to the dogs during this hard grind is eliminated
owing to the fact thai the rules require that any dog unable to finish
the race must be carried on the dog
sled to the finishing post. The first
prise is $1,000 cash. A grand masquerade ball at the Chateau Frontenac, the general headquarters of
the winter sports season, will be tho
-finale of tho Doc Derby.
VTOTIOR IS HEIIKMY GIVEN In aooordatlos
111 with the.Statut s, tlmt iilltiixi'x usmii'Npil
null li-vioil uniler the "Taxation Aft." anil
"Pulilm "ulioiiU Aot" are ilni) and pnytililo un
Fclirnarv nth, 1027.
All taxes siollei'tnbl* Inr tin- KotUii Min r
Asie-sment Illitrirt ale ilue nnd iniyitlilo nt
mi/ ntll-e. (iovertimt'nt. Itiiiltliiil,', I'eiitlctim,
B. 0.
This notice, ln terms of law, i.i i'niiivtils>iit
to a personal 'emaail by me upon all parsons
liable for taxes.
Doted at Pentioton, B.C., this 1st ilny nf
February, 1927.
W. H. DKWDNKY,
Collector, Kettlo Rivor A"se»smi'nt. Distrlot.
K, SCHKEB
Who!cra]e Oficl Retail
TOBACCONIST
anler Su
IJuva.ua Cigars* Pipes
Confectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Gr<*-i*l Forl.B, I?. C.
AND PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture   .Matin  to Onler.
Also Ropaii'ihg of all Kinds,
Upliolstoi-ing Neatly Done
r. c. McCutcheon
Crane!   Forks, JS. C.
UEPABI MENT OF LANDS
NOTICE
' APPLICATIONS   FOR   UltAZINC.     PKU.
I MITS FOR TUB SEASON OF 11)27
APPLICATIONS,for permits  to (trazc iivc-
stook Oil   the Crown   range within  nny
; Qinxlm Distrlot  of tho I'rovinoe   of  British
('"liini'ilis,   must  bo Hied with   the   Distrlot
"forester at Port Qeorno. Kaiiiltsoiis,  Nelson,
Prince   Rupert.    Vancouver, and   Wllllmns
Lake on or before March Slst, 1087,
|    Blank forms upon which to submit msplli-a-
; tions may be obtained from tho lllstrlet Tor-
I esters at the above named planets, or   from
| tbe Department of Lands, Victoria, B C.
O.K. NADEN,
j . '  Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
■    Victoria, B.C.,
January 4th, 1927.
A complete line of colored bonds
in all shades for fancy letterheads
and other classes, of comtnercia!
printing.   8uu Job Department. •
Did you ever uotine that business
firm! whn think lhat they cap reach
Th- Sim'* renders through other
publication* inve a (--eat deal of
lei-ure time tha' might be more
arolltahlv employed? A number of
such firm- hnve involuntarily retired
from business.
- CIaa-ici blank cards for • lassy in
vitution* nml ntimiiincements Sun
Job Department.
Hobby
is
Good
Printing
Tii!-: vullie of veil-
jirisiled, neut ap-
»eai' uy stationery as
a liu'ans of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Con-
suit ii before going
elsew!   re.
Wedding invitations
Bail programs
Bu~i:! Mrs cards
Vi :,;ng cards
Sh' i " ing tags
Letterhciids
Statonipnts
NoLelioaiU
Pamphlet.
Price list.
Envelopes
Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
Posters
Mentis
Nev   Type
Latest Style
Faces
THK SUN
i 'i-nibii- Avenue nnd
»_ike Street
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty"
-*aa-m*.'3v
P. A. Z. PARE, Ft optic-or
Yalk iioTrx,   Fihst  i kkkt
TiuUipnoNi-:
R1Q1
SYNOPSIS OF
LANDACTAMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant u ureter ved, surveyed Crown la-uli
tuny be preempted by Hnd it ytitiJHoU over
18 yours uf ton; ami by alien-- on declaring
intention to become UrttUh subjects, conditional upon resi leu--- occupation ami Uu*
proveuient for atrrioiiltural piiiposen
Full information coneeriiiiig re'?illatloil8
ri'Kurtlinif pre-uniniioiis ia (jiveii iu Uui,_tin
No. 1, Lun 1 Series. "How to Fre-niu:»t baud,"
copies of which can be obtained freo of chnrge
by udtireh-i!i(r th« UopurtineiU of Laud:.,
Victoria. B.C., orrtny -government Agent.
ltecords will be mude covering only 'laud
.1..table for atf rluuitural purpose.*, and whicb
ia uut liniberluud. 1 e„ carrylutf over 6.00U
■lunrd feet Per acre weetof tue Uoatt liange
and ti UOU feel per aere cant uf lhat range, j
"■.pplii.'utloiii. for pre-eniptlons are to be
addresaL'd to 4be Laml Commissioner o» the
Land Recording Division, in which the laud
applied ror 1« situated.aud are made' on
printed forms, copies ot dn bo obtained
from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be oouupfed for fire
years aud hupiuvem-nitw made to value of (10
pcraore. Uiuludlugcleariug aud cultivating
at least live acres, before a Crown Urant ean
be received.
For more detailed inrorinauou seethe Ballot in "How to Pre-empt l-nnd,"
PURCHASE
AppllcatlotiHare received for purchase of
vacant and unreserved Orown Lands, not belug timberland, for agricultural purposes:
minimum prloe of lira-class (arable) land is
f> per acre, and seooud-class (grailng) land
sf.'.!j0 per aore. Fur. ber Information regarding purchase or lease of Grown lands ls given
tu Hullctin No. 10, Land Series* "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands.'
Mill, factory, or Industrial sttos on timber
laud.,uot exceeding 40 aores, may be purchased or leased, ou conditions Including
payment of btuntpage.
HOMESITE  LEASES
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 80 aores.
may be leased as homeaiti*s, conditional upon
a dwelling belug e ected In the first year*
title being obtainable after residence and
Improvement oondltions sre fulfilled and land
has been surveyed.
LEASES'
Por grailng and Industrial purposes areas
uot exoeedlng 640 acres may be leased by one
person or aoompauy.
P GRAZING.
I'ndc? the   draslug Aet  the   Province le
divided into grailug districts and the range
administered     uuder    a   Oraxing   Com*
missioner.   Annual   graaing   permits    art)'/
Issued baiedou numbers ranged, priority belug given  to   established owners.      Stoek
owners may form associations   for   rant*
management. Free, or partially free, permits
are   available for    settler*, i a topers and
travellers up to ten head.
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