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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Feb 4, 1927

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There is always room at the top; the elevator doesn't run that high
FOR 1926
Victoria, February 2.—'Here are
a few ol the robin features ln thu
budget which Hon. J D. MacLean,
minister of finance, presented to the
British  Columbia legislature  yesterday afternoon:
Hritish Columbia's tax bill will be cut in the next fiscal
year by at least $525,000, making a total tax reduction of
$1,735,000 under the Oliver government in the last four
This eduction, the minister announced, will be accom-
ilplished by these far-reaching changes in the province's
taxation system1:
1. A cut Hn the income tax of $125,000 a year through
an increase in the rebate for a married person from
$1500 to $1800 and for dependents from $200 to $300. Widows and widowers with dependent children also will bc
allowed the samo rebate as a married person.
2. The personal property tax will be wiped out completely and in its place business will pay a turnover tax
on gross income, which will be an alternative to the income tax and will' make taxation generally more equitable.
3. Succession duty taxes will be slashed to the extent
of $400,000 by a reduction in rates and general readjustment of the levy on estates so that there will be no discouragement to wealthy people who want to corme to British Columlbia.
Equally satisfactory was the minister's announcement
that the reductions above set out will be followed by
further similar cuts next year.
By February, 19-28, the province's war-time financing
Will have been completed and the whole of the provincial debt will bave been qut upon a permanent basis and
covered by sinking funds
It is noteworthy that the Oliver government's short-
termftnancing which, incidentally, was bitterly attacked on
many occasions by members of the opposition, has saved
the lprovince to date $9,336,659.
It will be rememibered that the fiscal year 1925-26 produced a surplus of revenue over expenditure of $100,793.
In the 1926-27  fiscal year the surplus will be $312,294.
The production Irom the primary Industries of the
province for the ten years ending 1926^-under the Libc*al
administration—was $1,100,000,000 more than in the previous decade under a Conservative government.
Also, it is to be noted, the per capita production in the
flrst ten-year pediod was $1*871; in the next ten years J487.
In the sarnie time the per capita expenditure was $229 under the former government, and $173 under" the present
administration. Government revenues, iby the way, are
expanding with Hie growth of business throughout the
province, and in the last year Increased by $1,197,099.
The margin of provincial assets over liabilities increased
during the last year by $35,921,099.
The milliliter pointed out that tho gross debt had bcen
reduced by $5,130,000. He also hintedl'or the comfort of
the members and the satisfaction of the people of the province that taxation in British Columbia, in cities and rural
districts, is far lower than in the state of Washington.
*'Te!I me.what yoa Know is tni*J
I can'(.ucsa as well ss yeu."
It is natural tor a person going on a trip to take alcuig
a camera to record in a permanent way the sights and
scenes of other places Like other government official-'
whose work takes them into unknown or little known part:-;
of Canada, the Dominion land surveyors of the topographical survey, department of the interior, who have been t'eh
pioneers of western Canada, have always brought back photographs of the country through which their surveys took
them; it was early recognized that theso views were a
very valuable addition to the knowledge of the country
and ils resouces. Thus it was that a camera and sullieient films or plates became a regular part of each soj-
veyor's instrument equipment, and there has grown up at
Ottawa a very large collection of photographs. This collection has during recent years been diversified by the
addition of views taken in the older provinces of the Cast
where the topographical survey parties are now also
operating. ,
1 These photographs include a great range of subjects,
such as surveying operations, methods of transportation,
types of country, timber, and vegetation; historic sljSfi,
natives, wild life, and natural features (rivers, water
falls, lakes, mountains, and valleys).
In addition to this class of photographs the topograph!
cal survey has two other extensive series of views taken
expressly for surveying purposes. These are the photo-
topographical and the aerial pictures. It was e arly
recognized that surveys made by ordinary methods in a
mountainousarea like the Rockies, and sufficiently de
tailed to furnish material for an accurate map would be
prohibitive on account of the cost. The late surveyor
geueral, Dr. E. Deville, therefore adapted and developed
the science of map-making from, photographs. These
are taken with a surveying camera from prominent points
of the landscape; and duriug the winter mon^ns the surveyor plots the map from enlargements of his photographs
This method has been successfully used in nia-nping many
of the Dominion forest reserves and national parks. Ii
was also the method by which the topography along tin.
boundary between Alberta and British Columbia, the ores I
of the Rocky mountains, was surveyed and mapped, lt is
being used this season in the railway belt of British Columlbia for the production of topographic maps of that
mountainous area.
What Brakes W-U Do and
Won't Do
Yemen and Its Khat
Yemen, an independent country of Arabia, across the
lower end of the narrow Red sea from the Italian colony
of Eritrea, is the latest land to enter Into treaty relation*]
with Italy As a result the 1 kelihood ns seen of the
peaceful penetration of southwestern Arabia by Ita lan influence.
Thill reign, like all other parts of Arabia, was under
at least nominal Turk sh control hefore the great war;
but. since it has constituted an imamate, under the rule
of the Arab Imam Yahya ben Muhan*mad ben Hamld al
Din, who rules. fromi Sabla. Yemen has the distinct on
and the good fortune to be one oi' the few parts of Arabia
that are of agricultural importance. Under a stable gov-
ernment it would have an important commercia f ture.
The Br tish protectorate of Aden is one of its chief outlets for its produce.
Yemen's American fame rests principally upon the familiar name of an almost deserted city, Mocha, through
which coffee no longer comes, where debris clutters the
streets, where only mosques remain intact.
Victoria, February 2.—With
weeks of the session of the legislature passed into history, the Oliver
government waB slil firmly in the
saddle, desuite the strenuous elt'orts of the opposition to
effect Its defeat. There was only oue division, the government wlnuiug out by a vote of 25 to 18. From now on
there is little likelihood of danger to the administration
and the house has got down to serious business.
Determined to afford overy possible opportunity for the
amondmcutof existing statutes, the government has supported the appointment of a select coimntiltee to investigate mothers' pensions and thu operations of tlle workmen's compensation board Witnesses irom all parts of
the province are to bu examined and reeoninitendations
lor changes in the statutes will be miade by the committee.
While conteudiug that tlie statutes in question are being administered us wull as could be expected, Attorney
Ueuera Manson said hu was willing and anxious to have
all available information on hand, so that if changes were
considered necessary these could be made this session.
The report of the three civilian directors of thu Paciflo
Ureal Eastarn railway lecommends lo tho house that
$o,0U0,000be appropriated for reuewul work on tlie line,
the money to be spent, over a period of several years. Old
trestles wil be filled in or rebuilt and the road will be put
in good  condition.    The  directors,   W.  .1.  Blake   Wilson,
Coffee still is a major crop of Yemen, but it is exported!' Chris Spencer and Willard Kilchiu, are all men of v.ide
experience who are giviir their services for nothing. They
recommend that the line be keut in good shape but advise against its extension at either end at the present
time. They ailso recommend that the railway be sold if
a proper price cani be obtained. The directors would
Kive wide concessions iu the way-of land grant, providing
the buyers proiceed with laud settlement on a comprehensive basis.
largely through Hodeida, and in even greater quantity
via Aden, port of the British protectorate to the south,
which today is the commercia neck to the Red sea bottle.
Order coffee in Yemen, however, and you will not re
peat the experiment. For the Arabians of coffee-huid
prefer the husks to the berries, and the brew therefrom
has been compared to hot barley water. To the occidental mind this concoction affords neither flavor nor stimulus. Thie Yemenite looks elsewhere for a stimulent—
to khait.
The world known almost nothing about khai. Our scientific books are nearly silent on the subject Travelers
who ought to have observed its uses write I'romtieresay
and us'ua ly with the most amazing ignorance. . There
are even Europeans in the Yemen, whose servants have
'-hewed khat every day of their lives, with so little
knowledge of native life and customs that alter years of
'■csidence thoy ask: "Why, what is khat? Wo never
heard of it." Yet no Yemien event isie complete without
its presence, and jio Yemtn Arab—man, woman or child
—passes a day if he can help it without the aid of at least
a few leaves of tlie precious khat.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^    Wheu the European is weary he calls for alcohol to re
This   series   of   photographs contaiuB   man.■    ■sinkiui- \_tiy_ uinl: ~A..n be ,. ,*tty£m -j.,, taltes winti, that be
Brakes exert their greatest effect Just before the wheels
stop and the tires begin to skid.   -
One brake gradually applied will give better results on
the level or on up grades than when either one or both
are suddenly applied.
'Brakes unevenly adjusted will throw a vehicle sidewise
out of its track.
Sudden application of both foot and emergency brakes
hastens the "slewing" of the vehicle from its track and
the period during which the whole dependence is on the
akidding friction ot the tires. This statement does not apply to steep down grades. 1
Brakes applied so aa to lock the wheels prevent using
the engine as a brake.
Two brakes, foot and emergency, when the flrst one
applied Ib in good condition, will not stop the vehicle on
level or up grades as quickly as one.
Brakes will not stop the vehicle in as short a space
when tliey lock the wheels and cause skidding as when
'they are applied to the point just short of locking the
Brakes will not give proper results when only part of
the locking surface is bearing, because of uneven adjustment on different wheels, because one shoe bears only a
-part of the braking surface, because oil is dripping on
the brakes or because brake lining is gone from that portion of the Burface which is bearing.
Even though a brake lining is made of asbestos, which
la virtually incombustible, a dragging brake Ib fully capable of setting
If brakes are permitted to drag the brake lining aud
brake drums will be worn down unnecessarily. If the
drag is pronounced, sullieient friction heat may be generated when the car is on the road to burn the paint off
the brake drums and surrounding parts, and in certain
cases I have found, actually starting a fire. Trying out
the brakes with the rear wheels jacked up, will reveal such
dragging, and will also show whether the right and left
wheel brakes are operating alike.
Automobile owners are taking a chance if they fail to
see that their brakes are well Inspected every 500 miles
or thirty days, depending on the use to which the car
ls put l
Inspect them—NOW!
BCense. As it is usual to take" pictures from each station
in a complete circle, a whole panorama is revealed. In
some directions mountain tops extend as far as the eye can
see, in another, direction is a mountain stream tumlbiiiig
on its way to the ocean through a rock-walled valley, or
emerging from a great glacier under the inlluence of the
increasing heat of the sun's direct rays. All classes oi
mountain scenery are here depicted and many of these
vlesws, probablf the majority, are the only ones in existence of the respective localities, lt must be added that
as these photographs are taken for surveying purposes,
the surveyor is more interested in getting certain plotting
information than in artistic effects; hence many of the
photographs may seem ratheri uninteresting as pictures.
The aerial photographs are very recent a-anions to tlie
above collection, but already the number equals all the
others combined. These photographs are taken by the
Royal Canadian air force acting in conjunction with, the
topographical survey. They are uBed for various purposes, but the majority are taken for mapping the luke
and forest areas of Canada lying north of present settlement. The recent map of the Red Lake district issued
by the topographical Burvey was compiled from, these
photographs taken from the air For country of this description, this" method of mapping seems destined to
play a very imiportant part.
Banff, Alta., February 2.—With more than 50 cups for
annual competition, and with medals and prizes totalling
more than one thousand.the exhibition of trophies for
the Banff winter carnival, which commences on Saturday,
February 5, makes a showing which is attracting universal attention from visitors and citizens alike. That
the com/petitions will bring forth a degree of sportsmanship
and keenness is assured, judging from the enpuirics and
demands fori reservations bowing into carnival headquarters.
Visitors here during the past few days have expessed
themselves as particularly impressed with the arrangements being made for tenement of those coming to enjoy
the thrills of the world-famous mountain playground.
With weather all that could be desired, and with the keen
mountain air demanding action from everybody, the toboggan slide and the ski trails are daily giving pleasure
to the lovers of winter sports.
Better terms for British Columbia waB the subject of
a long iaddress in the legislature by Premier Oliver, lot-
many years an anient lighter ilor freight rates equalization and the return oif the Peace river block and lauds iu
the railway belt. Apparently all factious of the houue
will support him. One Conservative, H. D. Twigg, haa
placed au amendment on the order paper, asking lhe
legislature to go even further iu tbis regard Strong
representations will no doubt be made to Ottawa in au
eilort to secure more equitable treatment for this provinoe.
Bang, Alta,, February 2.—Sportsmen and Alpine enthusiasts will be interested in the announcement made
today by J. E. Martin, superintendent of the fish culture
service of the government, th'at nearly 800,000 broom trout
eggs have safely arrived from Wisconsin at the Banff
hatchery, and that the trout, which are closely related
to the Loch Leven trout.will be distributed throughout
the tributaries of the Red river, Alberta
who Wants a brontosaurus egg?
New York, February 2.—Five fossilized eggs of the
brontOBaurus, a monster reptile ninety feet long that
weighed forty tons, have been found in North Ameriea
for the flrst time. L. Volney Stevens, a mining engineer
of Harrison, N.Y, discovered the treasures iu a rich setting of silver and lead, the New York American reports
in a copyrighted story today.
Mr. Stevens reportB that he located the eggs in a can-
yoncut 6000 feet by the Yaquis river in the state of Son-
ora, 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-
saurus group with a well-formed trunk. No such partly
hatched specimens were ever found before.
Prohibition was first tried in America in 1733, when
the trustees of the colony Georgia attemuted to prohibit
rum .
W*il'I Umt he it.ay
have more joy. In ike manner the Chinese woes his
"white lady," the poppy flower, the Indian chews bhang,
and the West African seeks surcease in kola. Khat is
more to the.Yemon Arab than any of theso to its devotees.
It is no narcotic- wooing sleep, but_ a stimulent, like alco-
hol.v Unlike alcohol, it contains no demon, but a lairy.
The khat eater will tell you that when he foi ows this
fairy it takes him sinto regions overlooging paradise. He
calls the plant the "flower of paradise."
Catha adulls, as the plant is known botanically, grows
to Bome extent in Abyssinia, but it is cultivated chiefly
In the mountains of tho Yemen interior behind Aden. The
word khat is said to be derived from another Arabic word,
but meaning sustenance or ireviving prlnclplt, and refers
to the most salient property of the plant, that of exalting
the spirits antl supporting the bodily strength, under extraordinary conditions, of one who eats its leaves. The
researches of Albert Reitter of the University of Strass-
burg, seem** to show that its activt principle is an alkaloid in the form; of cyrstals, very hitter and odorless.
Along the steep antl terraced mountains between Taiz
and Yerim you will find the small piantationsof the khat
fanner. Not till you have climbed nearly 4000 feet will
you see the flrst one, and when you reach 0000 feet you
will have passed the last
Bokhari is the sweetest of all khat and by far the most
expensive. The supply is so limited tliat it is never seen
except among the richest merchants of Zeblde, Ibb, Taiz
adn Sanaa. The commonest kind Moquari, which grbws
in the district of Makatra, about four days' camel ride
from Aden, and most of the 2500 camel loads of khat which
reach Aden in the course of a year is of this variety.
Khat cultivation is simple. Tlie plant bears neither
flowers nor seeds, but is grown from cuttings. After the
farmer has flooded his field till the soil has absorbed its
utmost of water, he covers It with goat droppings antl
allows it to "ripen" for a few days. Then ne mines the
cuttings in shallaw holes from 4 to fi foet apart, with with
space enough between the rows for pickers to pass. But
tho Yemen cow and the sad-eyed catnlel, whoso maw is
never filled, have a nice taste in khat cuttings, and to discourage these marauders thie farmer covers each hill
with thorn twigs and spiny cactus leaves.
Further amendments are to be passed this session to
the act affecting illegitimate children, so that these unfortunates ami their motiic/i-, .nay BOtrarfl itiller protect!..,,
iu tlie case where fathers shirk their obligations.
The government has ntroduced a bill affecting savin;.;:;
and loan companies, which is similar to successful legislation of a like nature in force in otlier countries. Tne
object is to foster the establihmeut of accounts ibywork-
ere aud provide effective machinery to enable them to
own their own homes. The bill has been moBt favorably
If good Intentions could be used for    paving
what a saving it would be for the taxpayer*.
Heavy Penalties in Fruit Acl
i Victoria, February ..—Provisions fpr the handling of
fruit in the Okanagan district have practically been completed by the special committee of eight appointed to
work in conjuncition with the house committee on agriculture.
The "interior" tree, fruit and vegetable cpmmiittee" is
the name decided upon.
It will consist of three memlbers.
The scale of penalties as flrst suggested has been revised and for a breach of the act a fine of $1000 may be
imposed in the case of an individual and $10,000 in tlie
case of a corporation.
Dies After Announcing T. B.
Portland,   Ore., February 3.-.Iust a week after he hatl
unnounced to the world what he proclaimed a   positive
i cure for tuberculosis, Prof Kmlle R Pernot, internationally
j known for hils bacteriological research,died at his bomta
' here  yesterday.   Death   was   due  to  double   pneumonia.
i Prof. Pernot wan born In New York.   He was GK years
j oltl.
Prof.    Pernot   hatl announced that after ten .veins of
[Scientific investigation and  tests  he hnd proven definite
____________________________________________________     I that a cure for tuberculosis hatl been found. I* lie fl I
At the end of a year the young shrubs are two feet high | arrangements for an extensive test to be hold here. I
with a thickly spread green foliage IS inches in diameter. ja hol.(1 of tubercular cattle.   The city health depart I
Behold now the farmicr going out into the dawn of each i of ftjrtland was to check the tesis antl the results.   1
morning to gaze at his field antl the sky in the hope oj*  testSj ,t ia beiieve(], ^11 be carried on despite Prof. Per-
seeing the portents of harvest time.   On a morning the  nos_*g death.
air is' thick bulbuls, sparrows, weaver birds, shrilly clam-1  _____
oring.   Tliey rise and fall upon his plants, picking at the |    Tne world is !-_, ot ra-nt hearts, and    yet   everyone
tenderest leaves.   "Allah be praised!" cries  the simple  ha!i oourago enough  to hear  the  misfortunes nml  wis-
farmer, "the leaves are sweet and rlpo for the mjarkot."   llom  enough  to manage  the  a airs  or his nclghbors-
And now he calls his women and the   wiveB    of   his: j.00r Richard.
neighbors to the crop-picking.   Under a bower of jasmine |  *	
vines, with plumes of the sweet-smelling rehan in their I
turbans, the farmer and his cronies gather to drink kis-
har from tiny cups and smoke the hubbuk, while Iho women bring them armfuls of tlie freshly eut khat leaves
What a joyous time it is for all the village; for always the
farmer distributes the whole of his first crop among his
In Aden the arrival of the khat camels is looked forward as the chief daily event. When they arrive, about
noon, Ihe market iB- filled with a restless, yelling mob.
Bedlam has broken loose, but it is a merry .good-natured
After the kh.il Is weighed on lhe government scales and
duly taxed, it is divided Into bundles tho thickness of a
Of    making    books there
would  be  fewer racetracks.
is  no end—otherwise there
man's forearm.   Then the sellers m-nint tables and auction it off.
In an hour the place Is all but deserted and the foot-
marked, earthen floor littered with debris. Now come
the venders of flrlewood and all the despised castes, like
scavengers, to buy refuse for a fow pice. But out in the
streets may bc seen hundreds happily wending homeward.
a bundle of Ihe precious leaves under each -arm, Hi lr
jaws working and thoir eyes full of r delicious conti
It is close on to noon, and you will not see them again
Mht (Srattb 3farka Bun
Oae Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
O-ae Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addrea* •*** -——--cations to
.1      siTdk Grand 1<oiiks Suk
Phon« 101 Grand Korks. B  C.
Tn pnt all of the emphasis on the value of an education
Im mistake In so far aB an education without inspiration
la fftltielese. Only when you Include inspiration as an
•lemeat of education or one of its by-products can you
Mto education above all other advantages. There are
■Nlncated men, well read men and Intelligent men who
sr* of little value to themselves or society because they
have not that divine spark of inspiration whicli puts education to work and without whicheducation can not work.
-Ma-cation comes to man through reading, talking, listening
aad thinking. Inspiration comes with lt through the
right kind of reading, the ringht kind of conversation and
Ika deep and profound sort of thought. In other words,
aame literature - conveys book learning and other litera-
tstts froposes only to inspe the reader, to lift him out of
Ilia work-a-day stupor. Unknown to many, the human
mind by proper Impetus, is capable of kindling the di-.
Tlaa spark of inspiration. There are many workmen
wbo are stirring their creative ambitions by daily meditation an tbe- ideals of their occupation and upon the
vast pOBsibilities lying dormant in their Held of labor.
No man ever suffered by imagining his job bigger than it
really was. Of such imaginings is inspiration made. In-
sjlration hitched up to education or just plain knowledge is making men, communities, nations, business enterprises and all the great inventive, industrial and commercial marvels of the twentieth century. "There can
ba no great and lasting work without inspratlon," wrote
Hmeraon. ffi
the causes, climatic and social conditions and other factors that enter into the prevalence of the affection. These
data will be used as a basis of scientific studies to determine better methods for its treatment and cure.
The origin of the name of London has puzzled many
historians. Londinium is first mentioned by Tacitus, a Roman author, in AD. 61. He says it is "a place greatly
celebrated for the number of its merchants and the abundance of its supplies." There are many proofs in English and Swedish museums* of the intimate intercourse
between England and Scandinavia in early times, an intercourse that has probabliy gone on uninterruptedly
for about 6000 years, it may be conjectured that early
Vikings from the south of Sweden ventured across the
water and sailed up the mouth of the Thames and found
a grove, whioh in Swedish is "lund," on the banks of the
river, where later on the Roman Londinium arose. The
invaders called the place "Lund," from the Scandinavian
"offenlund," or sacred grove. The name was later corrupted into "Lond."
Notes • Notions • Rotables
■""rVthat has happened to -community singing, which did
ita part in winning the war and afterward made life merrier for age as well as youth," asks the Independent,
Boston. There is a dearth of-it now, and even when one
finds it the old gusto is gone and the listless choruses
drag through to a drooping end. This ought not to be.
There is much more than a social heart warming in popular song, important as that may be in our conglomerate country. The Individual's own stiirulus is most important of all, for he ought to "go forth to life" with spirit
and power. One can not listen in church, which ought
to be the greatest place for community song, without
wondering why the gift has fallen into disuse. People
mechanically go through the form of opening their hymn
books and rising, and then seemj abashed into silence
by the sound of their own voices.
The time come when men, if they wish, can relieve
themselves of tie bother of the morning shave, and when
women won't need to worry about trimming their bobbed
hair. Tbls .promise is held out by H. C. Brooke, English
naturalist, as the result of experiment* in the regulation
of hair growth. Hair, Brooke says, is purely a matter
of hertdity. In his experiments he produced a strain
of mice i whose heads became bald in sixteen days A
few days later they lost the fur on their back* and a
little later all their hair.
A famous London comedian who need not be named
was invited to a peer's house during the festive sea_on.
After dinner ho wus reciting a few of his best yarns and
in the midst of one of the choicest was interrupted by a
guest, who said to him: "Excuse me, but your handkerchief is hanging half out of your pocket" "Thank you
very much," said the actor gravely, as ne aujusieu it.
"You know the company so much better than I."
Soldering operations are classified according to the
composition of the alloy used, as either soft or nard soldering. Solders of low melting points, composed mainly
of lead and tin in varying amounts,, are known as soft
solders, while those oi high melting points, composed ol
varying amounts of copper, brass, zinc, silver and gold,
are known as hard solders. The soft solder commonlj
used is made up of half lead and half tin, and melts at
a temperature of 370 degrees Fahrenheit. The more
lead there is in this alloy, the higher is fts melting point,
and an alloy comiposed of one part tin and two parts lead
melts at 441 degrees Fahrenheit.
Tbe Spice of life
Speaking of football, many a man
has advanced $1000 for his son's education   and got only a quarter-back.
There are two kinds of people who
pay small income tax, one of these
being the prople whose income is
lima 11.
A lot of people who think they are
being honored are only being humored.
The slow thinkers live longest.saya
a prominent psychologiist. Not if
they cross the street.
Jones: "What arr the two greatest wishes of a medical student?"
Brown: "Give it up. What are
Jones: "To put 'R.' before his own
name and 'Dr.' after the names oi
other ipeople."
The report from Alaska that one of the Aleutian
islands, which eighteen years ago split og, Is again "on the
move," wiill doubtless revive speculations, occasionally reported from distant parts. Numerous disturbances ol
the earth's crust have been reported from the Alaskan
coast in the past few years, and of course from Japan.
Less known, however, even to those who have read the
books of Conrad and other writers of sea stories, is the
apparently agitated state of part of the bottom of the
China sea off the coast of Borneo and the westernmost ot
teh Philippine islands. A glance at the chart of thai
region shows nUmeroius spots marked "submarine vol
cano," and others with reported islands which have apparently disappeared later. This is due in part to the
fact that the region has never been adequately surveyed.
But everything goes to show that the earth's crust in that
neighborhood is still readjusting itself and that many ol
the shoals and other formations discovered there one
year and apparently not found again, are the result of
local disturbances, aud are not at all permanent.
Vienna's Socialist government favors the bachelor. By
decree, hereafter all single men will be entitled to special quarters in each of tlie 25,000 municipal apartments.
These quarters shall iifclude one living room and tine
kitchen, at a rental of 65 cents a month. The said Socialist governmernnieut is likely to hear from the Viennese
The experiment work of Luther Burbank will be car-
ried on df a movement on foot in California to raise $1,
000,000 is successful. The fund would purchase the famous scientist's Sebastopol farm north of Santa Rosa,
and' make it a monument to his memory Officers of
Stanford university admit that the plan is to turn over
the farm to the university. Shortly before his death
Burbank expressed a wish that tbe farm be turned over
to Stanford university so that his experiments could be
•carried on.
Daring the revolutions in Mexico within the last 12
years there hare been more than 200 different kinds of fiat
money leaned and not a single bank was open anywhere
la the whole republic w-hen the wars ended. Since peace
haa ibeen restored, however, banks have blossomed rapidly,
and it is not uncommon for a local bank to open with
capital of 1100,000 to $200,000.
To a certain extent organized labor has used the radio
to spread its message. Various local unions have supplied labor speakers for radio stations. The Chicago Federation of Labor has established a radio broadcasting station. The Atlantic City convention of the A. F. of L.
recommended that the executive council investigate the
feasibility of broadcasting labor's message by radio under the direction of organized labor.
Among the horses wbich ran in the College Handicap
steeplechase at Windsor, England, recently was one
named Escaped Lunatic. "I gave the borse that rather
queer name because I myself was once hunted for, high
and low, as an escaped lunatic," said. Mr. Fleet Goldsmith,
a former Hampshire county councilor, who owns the
horse. "I was an inmate of Park Prewett asylum near
Basingstoke. From there I escaped one night during a
motion picture performance, and despite a keen hunt I kept
clear for the statutory period of fourteen days, after which
ths authorities could not claim me without issuing a new
certificate. When I bought tbe horse the name Escaped
Lunatic took my fancy."
Famed for its canals and gondolas, age-old Venice Is
barkening to the call of progress. It is planned to unite
five other communes with the city bridges, over which
electric cars would be operated. If city officials approve
this plan it will mean tbat the trolley will practically
replace' tbe gondola, except for sight-seeing
Rheumatism costs the world as much as tuberculosis
ln loss of wages and labor, according to a report to tbe
American Medical association The malady is much
Sore important economically than is generally believed
and an international society to combat it has been organ
ited through the action of an assocition of physicians
ln the Netherlands. This society is about to issue a world
wide rbeumatismquestionalre to collect information about
Do not believe all the stories you hear of deaths caused
by insects, writes William J. Maddox in Hygeia Magazine.
The chances are most of them are not true, for there are
no deadly insects in the United States, according to Dr L.
O. Howard, chief of the United States bureau of entomology. Some insects are carriers of disease, ibut this is outside the insect's own ability to inflict harm. Scorpions,
tarantulas and centipedes have reputations worse than
their bites or stings.
And the early hunter may get the early bird for his
The best teachers of humanity are the lives of great
Professor   (to   freshman):    "VVhrn
were you born?"
Freshman:    "On  th e   second
Prrofessor:    "Late again."
Wife;    "The maid has sharp ears."
Hubby: "Yes, I noticed that the
doors are scratched around the keyholes."
Counsrl: "I'm sorry I co ldn't
lo more for you."
Convicted Client: "Don't mention
t, guv'nor. Ain't five years enough?"
Teacher:    "Now,   Bobby,   tell    me
hieh month has twenty eight   days
■ a it."
Bobby:    "They all have."
Rich people miss one thing; they
nevrr know the enjoyment of paying
the last instalment on something.
Man a man has reached the top of
the tree by turning over a new   leaf.
Mother: "It seems as if it takes
Ethel's young man a frightfully long
lime to say good-night."
Father: "Yrs, much adieu about
Amplications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, arc invited.
Pc5 -os---From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms:—Cash'mv! approved payments.
Lifei of Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
City Clerk.
Poems From EasternLands
Sate a lover in a garden
All alone, apostrophizing
Many a flower and shrub about him,
And the lights of Heav'n above.
Nightingaling  thus, a Noodle
Heard him, and, completely puzzled,
"What," quoth he, and you a Lover,
Raving, not about your Mistress,
But about the sfars and roses—
What have these to do with Love?"
Answer'd he: "Oh thou tliat almost
Wide of Love, and Lovers' language
Wholly misinterpreting;
Self, as any Lover knows;
Hyacinth I said, and meant her
Hair—her cheek was in the rose—
And I myself the wretched weed
That in her cypress shadow grows."
—'From Salaman and Absal.
o4nciept History*
[Taken From Twenty-Year Old Sun Files.]
Alex Fraser's created a great deal of excitement yes-
terdey for a few seconds by running -way and smash'
ing the cutter.   No one wsb hurt
The deaths recorded during the week were   those   of
Mrs. Miles Barrett and Mrs. Stuart McKim.
The skatink rink is now a close second to the political pool as the leading excitement in this riding. Thanks
to the weather, the ice is in excellent condition.
The Grand Forks Rifle association was reorganized last
Friday with a good membership. The following officers
were elected: Captain, I. A. Dinsmore; secretary, S. T.
Hall; treasurer, Percy Clark; executive committee,
Spraggett and Fred Reid.
Teacher:    "What are the constituents of quartz?"
Bright Pupil:   "Pints."
Oiie of the ways for a poet to double his reading public is to marry.
First Cabby: "You -,e always
touching up your Ihorso on the right
side. Why don't yo give him a
little on his felt for a change?"
Second Cayy: "lit dorsn't matter.
So long as I get one side going the
other is sure to come."
"Did you see the tickets Rev. Mr.
VWurp had printed for his lecture?''
"No, what did they say?"
"'Fools: Some I Have. Known.
Admit One.' "
Ool Gentleman: "So you think my
daughter loves you, sir, and you
wish to marry her?"
Dudeleigh: "That's what I called
to see you about. Is there any insanity in the family?"
Old Gentleman; "No, sir; and
there's not going to lbe any. Good
The Briton does best with his back
to the wall. When he is made to cry
he is jolly hard to heat.—Lord Em
A suggestion for 1927 is "Clubs
for Wives"; but why not try indness
flrst. k
The proper time to buy coal seems
to have been ten yrars ago.
Charity   as a cloak often proves a
"Papa," asked little Willie," "why
do they call it thr mother tongue?"
. "Well," answered the father,"Just
see who uses it tbe most!" ^
The Hero (In his big act)
you miss me?"
Voice from the Gallery: "Not un
less you dodge jolly quick."
Teacher:, "What is the right timr
to gather apples?"
Scholar: "When the dog is chain
ed up."
m The magistrate looked .severely
at the small rrd-faced man before
him. The man returned his gaze
without flinching.
"So you kicked your landlord down
stairs?" said the magistrate. "Did
you nuurt him?" i
''No." 1
"In that case I wil babe to give
you six months."
"Now that you've seen my son and
heir,," said the proun young father,
"which side of the house do you
think he resemWes?"
"Wjrll," said his astonished bachelor friend, "his full beauty isn't deve
oped yet, but surety you don't suggest that he—er—looks like tbe side
of a house, do you?"
Proved safe by millions and prescribed by physicians for
Colds Neuritis
Pain Toothache
Headache Lumbago
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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"-refu_e,it witl-1
contempt-it isnot"ASPIRIN"
at all! Don't take chances I
Accept  only "Bayer" package
which contains proven directions.
Handy  "Bayer" boxes  of  12 tableta
Also bottles of 24 and 100—Drop?ist*.
iS„rl?.i" "?--■1*-d?,m*,r]- "-"sTisie-ed ln Canada) ol Bayer Manufacture of Monoamtlo-
,l\\tfS*&^L\^S**\} <A«'S" Slloyhe Add, "A. S. A."). White lt Is well known
tjm Aspirin means Bayer manufacture, to assist the public arainst Imttatlons.the Tableta
of Bayer Company wUl be stamped with their -renaral trad, mark, tba "Bayer Cross."
Giving Wings
to Friendship
The long distance telephone gives wings
to friendship. It enables the humtm
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
THE SUN prints all the loeal news
and carries a number of interesting
features! found in no other Boundary
paper   $1.00 per year
_ i
Sun's Page /People and Events of Passing News Interest
A striking note ot interest conies in
one of the first announcements
for 1927 from the office of the Chairman of the-Canadian Pacilic Steamships, Mr. E. W. Beatty. "The
White Empresses of the Pacific" will
again be the connecting transporta-
I tion link between Canada and the
"Orient. The company's palatial fleet
of monster steamships on the Pacific
ocean will assume its former glory of
being garbed in white, r
The Empress of Asia will arrive in
Vancouver on Jan. 24, and will be the
first to arrive in Canadian waters
epic an' span in white paint. Accord-
. ing to the official order, the white
paint will be topped off by a suitable
shade of Pacific blue around the
sheer line streak of the vessels. This I
waa used when tba three-funnel fleet I
was formerly painted white, and the
effect acclaimed the ships among the
most attractive in world commerce.
On Feb. 18 the blue-ribbon ship
of the Pacific, the 21,600 ton EmpreSs
of Canada, will arrive in Vancouver
clad in white. Holding the Pacific
speed record of fifteen days, tWenty-
one hours from Hongkong t>o Vancouver and from Yokohama to the
Canadian port in eight days, ten
hours and fifty-three minutes, the
blue line from stem to stern will be a
fitting tribute to the flagship's power
and to Canada's enterprising trade
relations with the Far East.
Arriving in Vancouver on March 6,
the Empress of Russia, the 16,900
ton Bister-ship to the Empress of
Asia, will be the third to arrive after
annual overhaul in Hongkong and
will complete the (leet to be known
as "The White Empresses of the
As Royal Mail ships these Canadian Pacific Empresses have been
supreme in the trade between
America and Asia, being the largest
and fastc-t on the Pacific route. Their
service is augmented by being the
important link between Europe and
thc Orient by one transportation
system, the largest in the world, the
Canadian Pacific.
Sailing in both directions every
three weeks, tbese ships, which are
the last word in floating architecture,
have attained great popularity with
the world traveller. They have
carried to the markets of the world
the treasures of Oriental merchandise
as well as vast cargoes of such commodities as tea and rice. In the world
war these Empresses played no small
part in the protection of the Allied
interests on the Pacific.
In consequence the announcement
from the chief executive of the
company to the effect that the fleet is
again to be known as "The White
Empresses of the Pacilic" meets with
popular favor.
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1 The peaceful Cains stiver where thc flfthtlna •• lusok bills" lurk.
2 In action on the Cains Rl»er. 3 Proof of the "Osh stoty."
WE. Kidder of Kalamazoo, Mi-
a chigan arrived in Montreal
over Canadian Pacific Railway lines,
recently with the best "fish i.tory
of the year. It v/as a pretty good
story, and we had to believe him,
especially when he showed us a forty-
pound salmon packed a*>vay in ice in
the observation car.
Now, Mr. Kidder is a pretty good
fisherman, but he pays that the e>:-
perien-t-e he had while fishing in Cain*
River, Nov- Brunswick is a' Bolutely
unique, and that as far &. he knows
he was successful in hooking what i3
probably a record Ealmr.n with a
trout rod and fly. *
"This fish i3 unquestionably the
largest-hook Mi ,  1  )-.:,. aet   ."
aaid   Mr.   Kidder, "and the same
opinion was expressed by game
wardens who viewed the fish in the
live box. But the really great point
was the terrific fight that this fish
put up. This was so spectacular and
so fast and furious, accompanied by
rush after rush of 150 to 200 feet, that
we had no ti nie to take a picture of it.
" My canoe man and myself were
busy every second of the time from
twenty minutes past four until after
dark. In fact up to the last few
minutes of the fight I stood with one
foot in the Low of the canoe constantly, when I was not in the canoe and
chasing the fish baild and forth across
the stream. •
"This fish was forty-five and three-
fourths inches long measured in a
straight line. If measured around the
contour of the hody it would probably show, t wo or three Incni 1 longer
than this. These measurements were
taken after he had been fighting the
wires of the live box for five or six
days, in which he undoubtedly lost a
great deal of weight. Perhaps if he
had been measured when first taken
from the water he would have bcen
at least two inches more.
"However, no matter how you
look a* it, he was big enough to suit
me, and the fact that it was a 'hook
bill' and 'leaping fish' instead of a
female or 'sulker' gave me that
much more satisfaction. Then, too,
it was taken with a No. 12 fly, which
is very much smaller than is commonly used for six inch trout. The
rod weighed only four and seven-
eighths ounces, and the ordinary
trout leader, with a three pound
breaking strength was not much
heavier than is commonly used for a
The Aroma Captivates
Pure* uncolored, delicious. Ask for it.
▲ rink of Greenwood lady curlers
composed of Mrs. Walters, skip, and
■esdan-.es Sutherland, Clarke and
Smith, played a local rink skipped by
'Mrs. Watson In this city last Friday.
The visitors were victors by a score
af H9-3,
Aa a weather prophet the ground-
keg does not seem to be much ot an
inprovem-ent on the people who predicted, an early winter for this district
Judge J R Brown and family returned from Seattle on Saturday
A blackbird was seen in the city
tkls week. The robins have carried
Mi here all winter.
It is reported that a strong mining company is endeavoring to buy
the Volcanic mine.
WANTED—iPor the Grand Forks-
Princeton District, a real live man
to handle our products. Must have
a little capital and car. Excellent
•pportunity. Apply The J. R. Watklns Co., 1150 Hamilton St., Vancouver, B.  C.
J .. Brown, of the Covert estate
Underwent an operation in the Grand
Forks hospital last Sunday for ulcerated stomach. During the week his
condition was reported to have been
favorable, but at present he ls said
to be very low.
Latei:—Mr Brown tliid nn Sat
urJny night. Twn of bin-one, K-y
aod Jetg; arrived in the city before
be [a***d awny
Henderson and wife, T. Lusky and
wife, Miss G. Ogilvle, H. Webster, E
W. Bishop and wlfe.M. Verzuh, E. H
Cagnon and wife, H. B. Young, MIsb
Wl. A. Sutherland, \V. Wilson, Mrs. P.
Rock, W. B. Robinson and wife, J. E.
Carter and wife, J. Walker, W. Wil
liams.R. iMcLeod.Miss A. Munro.Mlss
S. McCallum, W. McLeod,R. Eustis,
Miss K. Kerby, T. Williamson, W.G,
McKenzie and J. D. Oliver.
Trail, February 2.—One hundred
anil three old-timers of Grand Forks,
Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek,
Pboenix and Trail shook a merry leg
onlast Friday night at the Kootenay-
Boundary Old Timers' association
second annual roundup in I.O.O.F.
hall and resurrected the hilarious
enjoyments of breezy pioneer nays.
A court whist tournament,, election of a Kootenay-Boundary "mayor"
and "mayoress" for the year, "call-
ad" dances, and a delicious supper
were the features.
O. A. Rendell was conferred the
Minor of "mayor" and on Mrs. C.
Eaton that of "mayoress." The
prize winners at cards were: Ladies
'Miss R. 'Buchan first, Mrs. D. McLeod consolation; men, C. Fransen
•Si-st, A. Reading consolation. Two
-prises, awarded to the holders of
1 ck tickets, went to Mrs. C. Henderson, and J. Gibson.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Currie of Trail were
the organizers of this year's reunion.
It bids fair to become an institution.
They were assisted by the {following committees: Mrs. J. Gibson and
0. Newman, refreshments; Mrs. C.
Fransen and Mrs. A. McMillan, cards
Mrs. J. Buchan and MrsW. Spooner,
The old-timers were:
R. Halcrow, L. Langlands and wife,
J. 'Scott, Mrs. J. Sintlel, J. Currie and
wtfe, Mrs. C. NeWman,J. Buchan and
wife, Mrs. J. Gibson D. McLeod and
wife, W. Spooner and wife,C.Fransen
and wife, B. Logan and wife, 'Mrs. F.
Xollman, Miss B. Jackson, A. McMillan and wife, E. Jackson, A. F.
McQuarrie and wife, H. Johnson.Miss
L. Hall, J. S. Shaver and wife, R. T.
Hanson, R. Buchan, Miss Z. Larama?
1. Skelton and wife.T. Rowe, D.
Camlplbell, J. A. Campbell, J. G."'Mur-
ray, A. S. Murray and wife, J. H.
Matthews and wife, E. F. Smith, J.
33. Holmes, Mrs. P. R. McDonald, K.
Murray, L. Murray, C. Perkins, J. A.
/McDonald and wife, A.L. Reading and
wlfe.lA. Wolfe and wife, G. A. Rendel
and wife, W. C. Murray and wife, J.
Ross, K. Massie, Edward OliverF.G.
Muir, J. Gray, J. Docksteader and
•u'lfe, J. A. M Kinnon and wife, R.
•Cook   and   wife,   Mrs. G. Allen, C.
Nelson, February 4.—Delegates
from all parts of the Kooteinays and
from farther afield assembled ln
Nelson last night for the annual banquet of the Canadian Pacific railway,
wbioh took the form of an occasion
of honor for C. A. Cotterell, newly appointed general sperintendent for
the British Columbia division.
Vancouver was represented through
P. E. Burke, president of its board of
trade, and J. L. Noble, secretary of
the British Columbia Underwriters
Grand Forks througn its mayor; the
Associated Boards of Trade of Eastern British Columbia and Trail
through President Noble Binns; Nakusp through L. J. Edwards, vice-
presilent of the Nakusp board of
trade; Kaslo through ex.Mayor Jas.
Anderson, and thc Consolidated Min
ing & Smelting Comipany ot" Canada
through Major A. Bruce Ritchie. In
addition there wore wires or letters
of regret at Inability to be present
from R. S. Lennie, K.C, Vancouver;
W. J. Blake Wilson, Vancouver; J. J.
Warren, president of the Consolidated; President Shannon of the Kimberley board of trade [President D.
McDonald of the Trail board of trade;
President E. Mallandaine of the
Creston board of trade; President
John F. Davis of the Spokane chamber of commerce, and Superintendent
T. R. Flett of the Cranbrook division.
J. A. Irvin, president of the Nelson
board of trade, occupied the chair,
and a lengthy toast list was carried
Vlctorit, February 4.—The policy
of the goverinment in setting the financial house in order, providing for
the social welfare of the lpeople to
a glreater extent than any other prov
ince had done, and the development
of the province's natural resources
had resulted in improvement in the
economic condition of British Columbia and was not a haphazard devel
ipment, Hon. T. D. Pattullo, minister
of lands, declared iu resuming the de
bate on the budget in the legislature
The minister outlined the various
development schemes set In motion
by large corporations recently and
set out the part taken by the government in aiding this development.
Hon. iMr. Pattullo denied the charge
made by J. W. Jones, South Okanagan, in the house Wednesday, that
the government had been extravagant, and defended the government's
record in dealing with the irrigation
districts in the dry belt.
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"Service and Quality'
Victoria, February 4.—The British
Columbia liquor board will be responsible directly to the legislature instead of the government, if the house
adopts legislation Introduced yesterday by Attorney General Manson intended to completely remodel the pro
vincial lipuor system.
The new law would give the board
power to appoint all members of its
staff and in cities of over 25,000 population, the liquor board might keep
its stores open after 8 o'clock ati
night. The new legislation ahjo pro
vides that any person under 21 years
of age who makes application for a
liquor permit or enters a ibeer parlor
would be guilty of an offence, and no
person whose permit has been under
suspicion will be permitted to enter
an-"* beer parlor. The board would i
also have power to make whatever
regulations It deemed necessary with
out referring to the government.
General Merchant
■« alEstate and Insurance
Resident » gent Griln" K»rks Townsite
* C in,,.,, LiiuilO'i
nr ms     '(?r< liilrds     City Property
Agents ut Kelson, Calgary, Wltiitli eg and
.tber Prairie points. Vancouver Agnni' :
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KslpbllstaeiltnltllO. n-carr iu - position  to
hirisish reliable information '■•siioer-.liig this
Wi to for free Hlei[slurs*
See the new Superior Chevrolet before you buy a
car. There are more cents in theCHOVROLET
DOLLAR than iu any other automobile dcllar.
CHEVROLkT Touring ,  JJ885
"     Roadster ".... 8S5
Coach  1080
"     Coupee  1080
"     Sedan  1200
"     Landeau Sedan  1250
"     One-ton Trae*  935
E.C. Henniger Go.
Alien t
lioiiiinion Moiauiut ntnl Work*
'Aeiiesfos 1'roi. uc' *■ Co. ltiMifinii]
fggQur Hired Man
The best corn and hay crops will
count for littlene "when fed to animals that make returns below the
market price for these crops.
Fertilizer tests show that the use
of acid phosphate nearly doubled the
yield of alfalfa.
Perhaps no soybean has been found
which has the all-around value of the
The British market for Canadian
apples during the past week has
shown good demand for barrelled
stock, with firm prices, while there
have been liberal supplies with slow
demand and no change iu prices for
iboxed goods, accortlng to a cable re
ceived this date from J Forsyth
Smith, Canadian fruit trade commissioner. There were practically no
apples offered at Manchester and
Glasgow last week. Reduced supplies
have stimulated an upward movement in barrels on most markets aud
the outlook is for increased value.
The total exports to all countries
from Canada and the United States
to January 9 were 3,295,018 barrels
and 5,323,760boxeu, as compared with
2,096,672 barrels and 3,552,681 boxes
on the corresponding dute last year.
Figuring that 90 per cent of the exports have reached the United Kingdom markets they have taken 57 per
cent more barrels and 50 per cent
more boyes this season to date than
last season during the same period.
The following table shows the prevailing prioes for apples on the London, Southampton and Glasgow markets:
London, January 21.—Virginia York
Imperials, No. 1, $5.34 to $6 31;Ben
Davis, No. 1, $5.34 to $5.83: New
York Greenings, No. 1, $6.80 to $7.77;
British Columbia Jonathans, Ex.
Fancy, $2.91 to $3.03; Washington
Winesaps, boxes, Six. Fancy, $2.43 to
$2.91; Fancy, 2.43 to $2.67.
Southampton, January 3, ex. ss.
"Dore Star"—British Columlbia Jonathans, Ex, Fancy, $2.30 to $2.79;
Fancy, $2.30 to $2.61.
Glasgow, JJanuary 8.—British Columbia apples, ex. ss. "Nlctheroy,"
Jonathans, Ex. Fancy, $2.30 to $2.79;
Fancy, $2.18 to $2.55.
The silo is a pasture in miniature.
Those who can'ti have green pastures the year round—and most people can't—should think of the silo as
being a substitute.
Manager: "The new university
man you engaged spells atrociously
The Boss: "Does he? By Jove,
that's more than I can do!"
Wholesale and Retail
eater Sn
If ava un Cigars, Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grrr.d Forf-fl. B. C.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
I City Baggage and General
Transfer       ,
I Coal,   Wood and   Ice
for Sale
| Offloe at  R.  E.  Petrie'i Store
Phone 64	
I Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
Grantl   Forks, IJ. C.
TIMIU.lt SAM! XN.tl.-,
sKALED TEN13KKS will l»c rooaived by the
District Forester, Nulsoii, nut later thun
tinnii on the fitli day of February, iflj.7, for
tlie imrchafe of Licence X8315, nmv Mcl.ae,
Creek, tooiH J,r,77,OQ0 h-nrri fi-ot of Siiwln-rs
114*% lineal feet i f r.-dur I'f-le-Kaiid  11,*49 Tie.-i.
Two years will be allowed for removal
of timber-
Further part feu Inm of tlio Chic" Forester
Viotorla, or the District Pot-outer,Ne _on, B.C'
Portable Steam Engine
Boiler For Sale.
rs.ENUBItS will Ise received by lbe uniler
**- signet!, up tn noon I'rlilny. February 11th,
1921. for the purchase nf one Sawyer Massey
1'ortobil' Steam Eiinlnu antl Boiler.
Ititen'lug tenderers mny exiiinino Engine
aiid Holler by apiilyinir to euernl Foreman
Du!iald*<>ii, Court House, ('rami Korks, 13. C.
HThe hii'hestor uny tender not necessarily
Piirelinsini' Agent,
l'arliametit Bulld'tig",
Victoria, B. C,
i-Otli Jaiiiiai'S 1!W
vrOTlCli IS HEREBY GIVKN that ou the
^' 8th -lay of February ntxt the uu<
derMgned intends to npply to r e Liquor
Control Hoard for a lieenee in respect of
premises being'part of Use building* known
as tho "B. i.'." Hotel, situate at Cnscatle, H.C,
upon Ilie lainls described us Lot No. One (1)
Block Twenty C'0>. Mop No. Eight (8). Uav-ade
B. •'.., Kamlnop" Land bund Keglstry Ulrl-
sion !u tbe Province of British Columbia.,
fnr tlie sale of beer by the gla^s or by the
open bottle for consumption on the premises.
Dated this l'.'Hi day of Jniniarv, 1927.
•'urniture   Mmlo   to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds,
Upholsterim- Neatly Done
r. c. McCutcheon
-_L.. ' '
A oomplete line of,colored bond-
in all shade* for faocy letterheads
and other classes of commercia"
printing.   Sun Job Department.
Did you ever notice that business
lirms who think tbat tbey can reach
Tb» Snn''- readers through other
oublicalion* bave a great deal of
leisure time tba* might be more
orofil-iblv employed? A number of
*uch firms', have involuntarily retired
from bu*inesg.
1MIE vuliic of well-
pri-itcd, neat appearing stationery as
a mcaiisof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wcfkling invitations
Bail programs
Bush seacards
Vi'-'-ng cards
ShV'iug tags
Price lists
New Type
Latest Style
CI -R-ic blank cards for -lassy invitations and announcements Sun
Job  D-Tiirtinent.
Ci 'tunbia A-renne and
Ims*-*, Straat
P. A. Z. PARE, F?optic-or
Yalk Hoti'.i,,   Km:-'-'    hkkt
Vacant unrssservml, s'lrviiyud Grown lanili
msy beprs-empteil by Hrlti li stlbjnots over
18 years of. ago, ami \,y aliens on tloularliiK
locution to become lirill.h xubjeel*, con ill*
tioual upon real lei:"" occupation mul im-
provelilent fur a-rrioullai,, i purposes.
Full iuforiniill.in coiiveriilni; re -niminus
regarding prs»eiiiuliossi< is it-Wen In llul.Ltin
No. 1, Liiin IS.iriei "Uow to Pie-uiniit l.alltl,"
copicsof wl.ioli run be outaliieilfreu of charge
by auMrebulug the Oeptirtineiu of Lair's,
Victoria, H.C, orauy tfisver-ipioul Ai*ent.
Records will bc mnde onvt-rlug only land
suitable for airrlciiliural purposes, and whicli
Is not tlillberliitid. I e„ carrying over r».(H;o
-sourd feet per acre west of tue Coast itange
and 8 000 (eel per acne cast _f that range.,
SB*pplicatloiis for pre-emptions are to be
addressed to the Lum! Commissioner ol the
Lnnd Recording Division, in wbieh the land
applied "or Is situated.uml are made on
printed forms, enpius of e su be obtained
frnm the Laud Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied lor Ure
yearsaud Improvement, made Co value of 110
per aore, isscludlni; olc.iriug and cultivating
at least Hve acres, before u Crown Urunt oan
be received.
Pormoredetaueii nitormaiioti see tho But.
letin '-How to Pre-empt Laud."
Appllcatlonsare received for purchase of
vacant and unreserved Crown Lauds, not being timberland, for agricultural purposes:
minimum price of lint-class (arable) laud is
*'*, per acre, and second-class (graalnsj) laud
f'2.50 per acre. Fur-bet* Information regarding purchase or lease of Crown lands Is given
In Bulletin No. IO, Lund Scries."Purchase and
Lease of Crowu Lands.'
Hill, factory, or Industrial sites on timber
land, not exceeding 40 acres, may be purchased or leased, on conditions Inoluding
payment ol stiimpage,
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20 acres,
may be leased as hnnicsl les, conditional upon
a dwelling being e eeted lu the first year,
title being obtainable after residence and
Improvement conditions sre fulfilled and land
haa been surveyed,        *
For graaing and Industrial purposes areas
not exoeedlng 640 aeres may be leased by ont
person or aoompany,
1'nde- the Grazing Act the Provlnee Is
divided into graaing districts and the range
administered under a Graxlng Commissioner. Annual graxlng permits are
issued baied ou numbers ranged, priority being glveu. to established ownera. Stoek
owners mai* form associations for range
management. Free, orpartlaliy free, permits
are available-) for settler., tampers and
tranUara up to ten head.


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