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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Aug 20, 1926

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A man may not swallow all the compliments that are handed him, but he thinks there is some merit in them
The vote od the beer-by-
the-glass plebiscite will be
taken tomorrow at atl polling
places in the Grand Forks-.
Greenwood riding between
the hours of 8 a.m and 7 p.
m. In this city the polling
place will be at the G.W. V.A.
hall on First street. The general opinion seems to be that
the plebiscite will be defeated
by a large m<ijority. There
is uo sound argument in its
Short Sketch of the
Liberal Leader of Yale
F. B Cossitt,   nominated  Liberal
candidate  at  Vernon last  Wfek, in
widely known as a successful Cina
dian (ruit oommis-ionSr at the  Ust
Wembley exbitvtion.
He nas born at Smitb Fall-,
He came to Vernon sixteen years
ago aod for fourteen yenrs Ins been
a member of the real estate firm of
Cossiit, Lloyd & Beattie.
He was seven years   president of
the North Okaoagan Liberal   association and Yale Riding association,  country, but it is do good  io a long
ten years on the b ard of tbe Ver-'one,    What is good for the   goose is
non Fruit Union and two years its ( not necessarily highly advantageous
president.    He   is   the  father and ' t0 j^e gander.   We have it oo poeti-
moving spirit of the    eroon Country \ oa| autbority that
club,  wbb   two years preeident of      "Jack Spratt oould eat no fat,
Tell me what you Know Is tru»)
I outturns aa well as you."C
Meighen's Policy of Bribes
-    Br R. J. DEACHMAN
Three things stand out in my memory as happy recollections of my childhood. One was my desire to capture the
bag of gold supposed to exist at the end of the rainbow. (I
haven't got it yet.) Another was to catch a bird by putting
salt on its tail, and a third to invent perpetual motion by adjusted weights on the spokes of a wheel, or biC using a clock
where the spring would wind itself up as it ran down,and the
clock would go on Foreve*. These things passed away with
my milk tooth, but tbey linger in the minds of some statesmen. The bag of gold may have passed out of the mind of
Arthur Meighen; the salt on the bird's tail may no longer interest him, but he is fresh from a trip to the Maritimes, where
he has been busying himself explaining his ideas on perpetual motion.
Tipping Yourself
Briefly, Mr. Meighen's  ideas  are  these:   The  protective
tariff of which he is so able a defender, is not doing the people ofthe end provinces of the Dominion any good.   Accord
ing to this gentleman, high protection works well in a  round
power.    At   tbe  present   time this
coal comes mainly from tbe United
the board of trade, is president of
the newly formed Vernoo Real
Estate excbaoge, aod a member of
the board of the new Vernon Box
Hia genial manner aod disposition
bave won him hosts of friends everywhere, though hie modest disposition has always made it necessary
for hia friends to push blm farward.
In bis many lectures and business
addresses since he returned from the
Imperial exhibition he has shown
himself intimitely acquainted with
problems of tbe overseas fruit trade.
Ottawa, August 19.—The
Canadian commercial apple
crop iudicates a slight drop in
yield since the July estimate,
but it is still about equal to
last year's production, says
a bulletin issued by the feder
al department of agriculture.
The British Columbia pear
crop shows a considerable increase over last year and it is
estimated at 100,500 boxes,
compared with 16,484 boxes.
The plum and prune crop is
estimated at 277 per cent, or
215.350 boxes, compared with
77,760 boxes in 1925.
Words >ire but holy aa abe deads
they oiver —Shelley,
„■!      ts    .      S    "     ,
I -■■'.'.J_Wa
i   *WsJl*x\
Had    A.    \«
Who is now in Canada, and will go
through the West, en route to Australia, where he will attend tho
British Empire Parliamentary Association meeting.
His wife could ea no lean,
so, though these twain were one,
made so by priest or minister, tbeir
digestive Bystems failed to coalesce,
hence the divergence of appetites.
Even so, according to Mr. Meighen,
is it with the Maritimes. They are,
in his opinion, oot benefited by bigb
tariS, sohe broposes to take away
"benefit" high tariff given the central provinces not by lowering tbe
tariff, but by taking out of them the
"benefits" received and giving i
back to the Maritimes in a bonus on1
It Is to Laugh
Made a3 a proposition by anyone
io a less prominent position tban
Arthur Meighen, this ide- would be
laughed nut of court Mr. Meighen
will argue it with all seriousness
His subtle algebraical and dialectical
mind will be turned loose upon tbe
scheme. He will argue it with all
the fervor of tbe neophyte of a new
religion At the same time, if called
upon to carry it ouf, be could deny
tbe whole proposition as clevetly as
last session be denied the brick
for brick tariff which formed an integral part of his previous political
Look Again
Let us analyze tbe proposition
It startB with an obvious truth, alt-
ways an excellent plan in defend
ing a sophistry. Mr. Meighen says
thnt the end proviocts of Cunada
have received very little benefit from
high protection. Write tbat upon
the tablets of enduring mtmory.
Hritish Coliimbio, Alberta and
M ritime pnpers please copy. All
Tory campaigns previously conduct
ed in these provinces, on tbe basis
of high protection as a policy, were
therefore founded upon false hopes,
The admissio* is worth recording.
It is wirth emphasizing That is
the first point in the new policy,
Tbat point* is well take . Any
policy 'if high protection must necessarily draw bu.'in*'s from tbe
circumference to the center. That
has been frequently poinded out. It
goes without saying. It has been
true in the United Statea—it must
follow in the Maritimes.
Test 'it on Coal
Now. follow Mr. Meighen in his
next step. He proposes to apply tbis
idea to coal. He wants t.'j bring tbe
ooal from Nova Scotia and Alberta
to Ontario. We import approxi.
roately 16,000,000 tons of ooal per
annum, reduction of approximately
4,000,000 tons siooe   1921, due to
States, witb about 750,000 toos
from Qreat Britain. It is true that
we could use Canadian coal if we
are willing to pay the price—there
is no doubt of that. There are two
ways ol doing it—one is by putting
a stiff duty on coal, the otber by
bonuslng the railways to carry the
coal at a very low price. If the duty
is put on Ontario will have to foot
the bill. That would be the b*Bt
way of doing it, for it would give to
tbat great provincs an sntimate
knowledge of the workings of a bigh
tariff, Mr. Meighen's mind seems to
ran along tbe line nf bonusing the
railways to carry the coal at a very
low price. No figures cf cost have
beeo giveo. But if coal to supply
the needs of the central provinces is
to be brought from Nova Scolia or
Alberta, it is safe to assume tbat not
less tban 84 a too on 16,000,000
tons, or $64,0110,000, will be required. Mr. Meighen may deny
this. L*t him get down to facts and
figures. Building dream castles in a
political Utopia where aconomic
facts can be ignored may be good
enough for a pastime, but a man
wbo aBpires to the premiership ought
to start with the foundation.       ,
The Enormous Cost
Anyway there haB to be an enormous bill paid by somebody before
tbis thing can be done, Wbo is so
pay ill Tbe sum given bere as an
estimate is pretty close to the entire
amount of tbe provincial tax income
of the provinces of Ontario and
Quebec. It exceeds by six times tbe
provincial taxes of the entire Mari-1
time provinces, and is 2D per cent
more tban the entire expenditure
for provincial purposes of the three
prairie provinces. Who foots this
bill? Priuce Edward Island has lit.
tie to gain from it—its production is
agriculture. Ontario and Quebec
will be the loBers, because tbe*e provinces are tbe heaviest taxpayers in
tbe Dominion, and -bey will be
called to foot the bill. Manitoba can
get nothing. Will Mr. Meighen try
to tell tbe people of lhat province
wbat hope there jb for them in this
adveottueof Mr. Meigheu'e! Saskatchewan votes Grit anyway, and,
in the opinion of Mr. Meigheu, des>
serves nothing. Alberta is supposed
to get a market for ite coal, but if it
has to pay the cost of the sbot it
would he better off without it. British Columbia of course, h s nothing
to gain. Mr. Meighen never faces
the matter of costs in thie proposition He should be asked to slate
the full caBe. Imagine a wild
scheme sucb as this involving as it
does bonuses to our railways of tens
of millions, snd dismissed by Mr.
Meighen with a wave  of  the   arm.
faces of the members as they voted
a bonus of 20 or 30 million dollars
to tbe C.P.R, for carrying coal below costs.
Why go?
But turn again to the Maritime
provinces of Canada, They jut ont
into the Atlantic like tbe British
isles from the coast of Europh. Nature intended these provinces to be
great trading and manufacturing
centers. As some one said of England:
"God aod the ocean
t And some guiding star,
In higb cabal,
Have made us what we are,"
Tbe Maritimes, like England,bave
the natural resources. Unlike Eng
land, they bave refused to take advantage of tbe ocean. Tbe ocean
brings tbe world to tbe doors of tbe
Maritimes. It costs less to take
grain from Canada to E ".rope than
to uao, e it from London to Southampton wheo it gets there. It is
access to tbe sea—access to tbe
world markets, that will yet remake
the Maritimes. Tbe people of these
provinces are far from Uckiog in
genius and ability. They have a
surprising mastery of the art of
politics and. statesmanship. With
the problem before them of broadening their markets and going out
aftei tbe trade of the world they are
little likely to hang oo to the bootstrap policy of Mr. Meighen.
Shrewd men will want to count the
cost. Tbey will be unwilling to ac
cept ;Mr. Meighen vague intimation
of a new heaven built up by taking
money out of one pocbet and putting it in another—the cost is too
heavy, the danger too great.
Following a recent tour ol western Canada, W. L. Smith, former
editor of the "Farmer's Sun", writes
that he will be surprised If the
aggregate wfoeat crop of the Prairie
Provinces falls below 400,000,000
bushels. "It will not be surprising
if the 500,000,000 mark is nearly
reached," states Mr. Smith.
Vernon) August 18.—Col.
C. E. Edgett, who announced
himself as independent candidate for Yale, today stated
that he is definitely out of the
field which is to be contested
by F. B. Cossitt, Liberal, and
Grote Stirling, Conservaiive.
The financial sacrifice involved is the Jeason for the withs
drawal of Col. Edgett, who
was the nnsuccessful Liberal
caudidate in 1925, when the
Conservative nominee was returned.
increased  uae   of    hydro-electric It would be interesting to watch the
Gertrude Ederle, the flrst woman
to swim the English Channel, clipped over two hours from the boat
previous record made by a man.
She accomplished the feat ln 14 1-1
Eleven hundred farms will bo
needed next year to accommodate
the British settlers who will ba
brought to western Canada, according to Major E. J. Ashton,
commissioner of the Soldiers' Settlers Board. So far this year 1,430
families were placed on farms in
the prairie provinces by this organization.
Hogs to the value of $400,000 were
shipped from the Prince Albert district ln 1925. This sum was far in
advance of that received the previous year and the increase was duo
to a considerable extent to the activities of the agricultural society boosting hog production. This year the
hog raisers' slogan is one million
dollars worth of hogs, and from
present indications this mark is more
than likely to be attained.
Arrangements for the export ol
large quantities of British Columbia
seed potatoes to California are being made by a potato grower of that
state. The British Columbia potatoes are desired in California for
seed purposes because they introduce new strength into the southern strain. Experiments were
made with Canadian grown seed
last year in California and growers
were well satisfied with the results.
A flock of 46 sheep, comprising
85 ewes and 11 rams, has been purchased by an official of the Dominion Government under instruction
from the Soviet Government for dispatch to Vladivostok, as soon as
arrangements can be made for tflveir
shipment. Last year quite a number of prize-winning cattle were
shipped from British Columbia to
Russia and this new order indicates
that previous shipments have been
Many valuable shipments of furs
from the great trapping areas of
the Hudson Bay Company are arriving through the Dominion Express at Montreal. These unim-
posing bales, piled high on the
trucks often represent a total value
of $200,000. After being collected
at the various Hudson Bay posts
along Hudson Bay and James Bay
the furs are brought down by canoe
in summer and dog team in winter
to the northern terminus of the
T. and O. Railway.
Remarkable expansion of passenger traffic into and out of Montreal has been reported during July
and August by the passenger department of the Canadian Pacific
Railway. The "Red Wing" and the
"Alouette" on the Boston run and
the "Rideau" and "York" to Toronto, four new trains do-luxe
placed on these routes early in tho
year have been running with capacity loads. Eastward to Quebec
there is heavy traffic for the Ancient Capital, whille trains running
north into thc Laurentian-,. it ia
stated, have never been to filled aa
Il the case this summer.
What is a tariff! A taaifl ii a tax
levied against articles produced beyond the national boundaries wbich
is collected wben tbey are imported.
Wbat is its (Sect? It increases
tbe cost of imported articles and the
prices, when such articles are imported for resale. As an instance, a
tax on tea.shoes.cars,etc.,adds to'tlt i
prices when imported, henae a tax
on Imports increases the prices of
Does a tariff restrict importations
and thus protect the markets? No,
the ruling price* in a country with
or without a tariff determine whether
goods can be imported and sold at a
droflt or not, and ire thu* ths real
factors in market protection. As-
examples the dresent price level o
the metals, fish, wheat, livestock
tbe forest products, etc., prevent im
portations of sucb things except at
losses, consequently when these
prices are below thos3 of such imported articles tbey are the real barriers , Against imports. Tho ooly
function a tariff performs is to raise
tbe prices of imports, which does
oot ot itself protect the markets, for to do this it is necessary to
regulate tbe price of the home product, and it has baen of,en demon *
sttated tbat to acquire and control
markets the pricea a ust he kept below those of competitors, whether
local or foreign. This is a fundamental priuciple of economics tbat a
kindergarten olass could understand,
yet the protectionist politician its
blind to this point. This fact can be
clearly shown by means of an illustration, thus: .
Some tradesmen are making  and
Belling a particular type of  wagon
for $100.    A foreign  manufacturer
enters  the  field with an article of
equal value (tbe price of wbich, like
all  imports, contains   both  profi Is
taxes)  and sells it for $100,   Th e
looal manufacturers apply for a tariff
of  25   per cent, which is placed on
such wagons, thus raising the   price
of the imported wagon to $125 by
adding the duty to tbe  compeiitlv .
price.    If   he  prices of  the locally
made implements were kept at $100
by ^imposing   an excise tax, to be
applied in case tbe prices   were  Increased,   tbe   foreign   made article
with a market price of $125 could
not   be   imported  on a comuierical
basis. This would mean "protection"
set up by controlling local    price*,
aod with sucb control, a sariff aB a
protective   measure,   is   a subsidy
only. If the price of the local   products ware   increased, however, and
there is notbing  to  prevent it,  accordingly as tbe price was increased,
restriction on imports would  be reduced, and when tbe price reached
$125 to that of tbe imported article
implement   would   be  placed oo a
tree trade basis.    If the  price  were
rained   above  tbis   level, say $130,
witbout   any change in  tbe tariff,
tbe  uiaiket   would   be  lost to  the
foreign competitor.    It is inn.* that
i monopolist who cmitrold an article
of commerce upon   which there is a
tariff may   prubib t  importations t f
that article fur resale, placa it   upon
a   free  trade basis, or surruuder thu
market to  a foreign competitor by
simply regulating tbe price ou it.
A muscalunge, 35 pounds in!
weight, with a length of 50 inches
and a girth of 21 inches, was taken
from the French River near tha
French River Bungalow Camp reticently, according to information received by the tourist department of
the Canadian Pacific Railway. This
fine flsh was taken by E.. A.
Farintosh of New York with a 30-
lb. silk test line and using Chub
Minnow bait. To date this is the
largest fish caught this year to ba
entered in the annual French River
Bungalow  Camp   Trophy  cutmpeti-
t-mV* ft,        e
Women in   England,   especially
those with large families, are  learning   to   repair boots and  shoes, a?
they know it will   save
Two caretakers of a blue fox farm
on Ubirikoff island, »0 miles west of
Kodiak, Alasda, are ready to resign
becauae of spooks.
The island was once a Uussiuti
penal colony and many grave.- ar
marked witb crosses. Tlte caretakeis
claim tbat during the past wiuttr
tbe cross on an unknown grave
moved from one eud to the other,
spo.ks whistled do„n their cabin
chimney and queer voices  spoke on
Three bunored ead of wiid cattle,
witb a curions kind of fur like hair,
share tbe island with the blue foxes.
They thrive on luxuriant grass. It
is   necesBary   to carry a gun wben
I" di*t nit from tbe settlement ag a
precantion against attack from the
Wnt (SranJ. 3farkii Bun
One Year (in Canada and Qreat Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
|j Addrear*--n -***•*—•"cations ti>
tins Grand Forks Sum
Phosr 101 Grand Forks, B. C j
Isle of Wight, whicb was considered of great
strategic value. There is yet a Roman villa
near Brading which is one of the most picturesque antiques of the island. The Romans
called the place Vectis, or Vects. as some ac
counts choose to name it. The translation of
these terms is Wect, or Wict, is natural, from
which the later name of Wight was evolved.
Withdrawal of the independent candidate
cousiderably clarifies the political atmosphere
in this constituency. It now resolves itself
into a clean cut fight between the Liberal and
Conservatives parties—between competent,
progressive and economical government and
tariff juggling and a wild scramble for office.
Mr. Cossitt, the Liberal candidate, is an oid-
timer of the district, very popular, and is iden
tified with one of our leading industries. He
is thoroughly familiar witn the needs and
problems of the district. His election by a
good majority is freely predicted even in
this end of the riding, which is considered
a Tory stronghold.
Speaking at Orillia the other   day,   Mr.
Meighen said: v
"Tariff revision on farm products will be
in the very first tariff revism we make. We
will make only one revision, and in tbat re
vision we will place the tariff on farm   products entering Canada to just as higb a
level as the American tariff."
But tbere is a joker in the pack. On a good
many farm products tbe United  States tariff
is lower than that of Canada.    Mr.  Meighen
apparently likes tbe "brick fer brick  argument" when talkiug in Ontario—that is, he
promises a tariff wall of tha same dimensions
as the United States "brick for brick."
If such a policy were followed the duties on
some United States products entering Canada
would be lowered. In this connection the foi
lowing statistics are illuminating:
Canadian Bate to
/pegged 25   p.c.
\n. o. p. 30   p.c.
{dressed 15   p.c.
sole       17J p o.
30  pc.
30   p.c.
10   pc
6   p.c
10  p.c.
farm wagons, 10   p c.
per Ib   lc
per Ib   ic
per lb   3fc
per Ib   3jc
per cwt SOc
The internationrl race for the perfection of
television—transmission by wire or wireless
of an animated scene—has been won by Great
Britain, accordiug to tho London Post. Within a few months, it is declared, a central television station may be erected. John L. Baird,
who has perfected telev sion after years of
continuous research, has been giving practical
demonstrations. When he speaks before the
transmitting apparatus in his laboratory his
words can be heard and the movements of his
face clearly seen in another room. His lips
may be seen enunciating each word, and
shadows change with changing expressions.
As soon as the government permission can be
obtained a limited numbers of relevisors will
be constructed and sold by a company already
for this purpose. Baird declares his invention
does not resemble in any way the telephoto-
graphic or still pictures. The essential thing
about television is a living scene, viewed the
instant it is taking place.
Hens' eggs, rather t ;an oysters, are being
carefully scrutinized by Edgar L.   Jenson, of
San Diego, CalI, for a pearl, and  he  is   not
without   hope   of finding   one   soon.   Jen
sen,   while   repairing one of   his    cnicken
coops, stooped to pet on   of the hans.   The
hen, resenting the display of familiarity, as
saulted one of Jensen's cuff links, and swal
lowed tbe pearl setting.   Now he is waiting
for tbe hen to retnrn the pearl, but his friends
whoTinow the wo king of an egg factory are
wagering he will never find it in an egg.
Six months short ot hia 76th birth
day, John MacLean, Ph.D., D.D..
has Just passed a. stiff examination.
at Winnipeg and secured his degree
of LL.B. Forty-five years ago he
was a missionary to the Blood Indians of the MacLeod district ot
Alberta. He took his B.A. and
M..''. while a mere boy and has been
a deep student all his life.
U.S. Rate.
Item. (1926);
Boot* and shoes, wholly or
in chief value of leather. Free
Leather,  all leather   not
specially provided for... Free
Harness and saddlery ... Free
Leaihnr shoe laces    Free
Plows  Free,
Harrows   Free
Mowers and reapers  Free
Threshing machines  Free
Horae rakes   Free
Wagons ahd carts  Free
Fresh sea herrings   Free
Smelts   Free
Milk,condensed (unswent) lc per lb
" " (sweetened) 1 Jc per lb
Rye flour....  45c per owt
Cereal  foods in packages,
n*t exceeding 25 Ibs ..  20 p.c.
Apples   75c per brl
Berries     \*\e perlb
Peaches       £c per lb
Tomatoes           Jcperlb
Turnips   12c per cwt
Vegetables, n.s p.f   25 p.c.
Onions     lc per lb
White lead ground in oil,
nsp.f   25 pc. 37Jp.c.
Iron in pigs  75c per ton per ton $2.50
Application is now being made before the United
States tariff board to increase the rate on iron in pigs to
81.12J per ton.
Napoleon III of France often was called
the "Mah of December" in allusion to his
coup d'etat of December, 1851, by which he
obtained contril of tbe government and to his
becoming emperor in Decern er, 1852.
He who quells an angry thought is greater
than a king —Cook.
Must Pay for Paper
In giving judgment against a de.
linqueot subscriber recently, Judge
O'Reilly, of Cornwall, Ont, made
the statement tbat newspaper publishers bad a hard enough time in
financing the business without be
ing done out of their subscriptions.
If a person desires to stop a news*
paper the proper way is for him to
pay all arrears and get a receipt, or
if he has paid, refuse to take tbe
paper at tbe post office and bave a
record bade of bis refusal. A man
wbo owed for a newspaper could not
stop taking it and expect the publisher to go without his pay.
lt may ><* added that no publisher
wishes to force bis newspaper on
any one, and any subscriber desir-.
ing to discontinue his paper will not
have the slightest trouble if be doea
so io an honest and businesslike
Hundreds of dollars are lost every
year to publishers by those,wboafter
a subscription has expired for tbree
or six months, discontinue the
paper and send it back as "refused
The amouot is too small for tbe
publisher to make a fuss over, but
all the same it amounts to a neat
littl sum in a year.
Poems From EasternLand s
27J p.c:
per brl 90c
per Ib 2c
per Ib lc
30 pJ.
30 p.c.
30 p.c.
Notes • Notions • Notables
Wight, just off the south coast of England
has been of some importance almost from the
beginning of history.    Ancient writers have
shown it to be un export point for tin from
certain distiicts of Horn wall and Devon.   The
principal majitimes ofthe ancient  world, the
Greeks and the Phoenicians are said to have
vied for this trade. The Phoenicians first enjoyed a monopoly, carrying tbe tin to Gaul, to
Spain, through the Straits of Gibraltar and to
points in the Mediterranean. Later the Greeks
of Marsielles followed the track of the Phoenicians until about 200 years before Christ,
and before the days of Polybius they had acquired a large share of the trade. Ancient
Wight also was a seat of conflict. The Britons
and tribes of northern Gaul are believed to
have  fought battles upon it.    Later, in the
days of the Emperor Vespasian, it was the
scene of sanguine  warfaje the Romans and
the natives. According to Suetonius, Vespasian, on an expedition to  Britain, subjugated
two nations aid took twenty towns and the
A Little Man With a Very Long Beard
How can thy ehin that burden bear?
Is it all gravity to shock I
ls it to make the people stare?
And be thyself a laughing stock?
When I behold thy little feet
After thy beard obeequious run,
I always fancy that I meet
Some father followed by his son.
A man like thee scarce e'er appear'd—
A beard like thine—where shall we find it?
Surely thou cherishest thy beard
In hope to hide thyself behind it.
—Isaac Ben Khalif.
o4ncient History
[TakknFrom Twenty-Year Old Sun Files.]
Friday was payday for the employees of the
big mines iti the Boundary for tbe month of
July, the amount distributed at the several
mines and to the railway companies hauling
the ore and mining supplies and the product
of the smelters being about the same as last
month, namely, $200,000.
This morning the business of the Black
Hawk livery siable, the sale of which was re-
c rded in Tuesday's edition f The Sun, was
tranferred from James McArdle to A. Erskine
Smith* Co.
The Grand Forks Steol Structural Works
commenced operations on Wednesday, The
firm has contracts for a year ahead. Sixteen
mechanics h?ve been given employment up to
Miss Lonise Chalmert, late of the Lawrence
school, Montreal, will be identified with the
staff of the Grund Forks public school during
the coming term.
Quite a colony of Grand Forks people arc
camping out at Curlew lake.   Among the re
cent departures for that point were Mr. and
Mrs.  Geo. E. Massie aud family, Wm. Williamson and thc Temple boys.
Faults are easier seen   than vir
For alfalfa s leet a field that is
well drained, both as to surface aod
subsoil drainage. Alfalfa will not
atsod "wet feet."
Tbe Sun Presses have twice tbe
speed of any other presses in the
Boundary. We can save you money
on botb long and short runs of com
mercial printing and give you a superior class of work.
Dr. Letfard's New Life Tablets
Imparts to the Old and Middle-aged
Youtlifulness, Energy and Fitness, retards mental and physical
decay, thus promoting longevity,
Preserves tbe arteries and tissues,
Sufferers irom Deafness with its many
distressing accompanying ailments,
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it gives the entire system a feeling of
exhaltation with increased mental
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You will never regret the slight cost
Incurred for such incalculable benefits. The price of these Marvellous
Tablets including Mail Charges is
3 Dollars per bottle, dicpatched iu
plain wrapper on receipt of amount.
Obtainable from
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106, Iircrpool Uoad,|Barnsbury,
London, Bnftland.
Proved safe by millions and prescribed by physicians for
Colds     Headache     Neuritis -     Lumbago
Pain       Neuralgia     Toothache     Rheumatism
Accept only "Bayer" package
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Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets
Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druggists.
Aspirin la the trade mark (refftstet-ed In Oanada) or Barer Manufacture or Monoecetle-
aclfcater of Sallcyllcticld (Acetyl Salicylic Add, "A. 8. A."). Wbile It la -trail known
that Aapirln means Bayer manufacture, to ssttiftt the public againat Imitations, the Tablets
of Ba-rer Oompany will be stamped with their icneral trade mark, the "Barer Orose."
Cit zens of Grand Forks are asked to note the following* extracts from the 1925 Amendments to the
Hospital Act:
(4) Where tbere is, either within or without the limits of any
municipality, a hospital whicb is maintained by tbe municipality,
or to tbe support of which th * municipality is chief contributor
with the exception of the Crown, the municip.lity sball not be
liable in respect of any patient treated in any otber hospital, except
in cases of emergency, or where the hospital so maintained or supported ia not io a position to furnish the -peoial treatment necessary for any certain patient, nnd authority for that patient to apply for admission to the otber hospital has been given by the
Mayor or Reeve or some duly authorized officer ot the municipality, io whioh oases the municipaliry shall be liable to te extent
set out in subsections (1) and (2).
City Clerk
We are agents for the well known Massey-
Harris line of farm equipment. Let us
figure on your needs.
A Complete Line of Garden Tools
Furniture and Hardware
All Lines Tested
Every Morning
All long distance telephone lines in
the B. C. Telephon Company's system
are tested every morning to be sure they
are ready for the day's business. This
is another service safeguard.
British  Columbia Telephone
THIS 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:  GBAND FOBKS, BBITISH COLUMBIA"
Bass of the North Country
The Manitoba Government has
commenced an agricultural survey
of unoccupied lands in the province
which when completed will provide
the incoming settler with all available information on such lands. A
total of 2,474 homesteads have been
taken up in Western Canada thia
year. All post-war immigration
records were broken recently when
1,681 immigrants passed through
Winnipeg recently in 48 hours.
The moods and fighting qualities of the bass of the
north country are fully explained In this article,
written by Ozark Ripley, the well-known authority on
Somehow or other. I am never impressed with the
ubiquity of bass until I travel into the north parts.
Mr. Microptcrus, better known as the small mouth bass,
often as red-eye, seems to thrive, somehow, "wherever
you place him. In the South he lives only in swift
mountain streams, but ln the North country his abiding
places are ln lakes, where he grows to be a big, lusty
(ellow, broad, strong and willing to tackle any offering
an angler sends his way.
I tnought tor a time that the range of the small
mouth, as far as the north country was concerned,
was limited to Lake Penage, the Kawartha Lakes and
OtherB In Ontario, where he is especially large and a
Vicious fighter; but I found him up in the Laurentlans,
even to Manlwaki, also along "that rail route which
runs from Montreal to Mont Laurier in Quebec. This
makes me think that, irrespective of the cold waters,
tbis fighting chap -will thrive anywhere you give him a
chance.        *t
There are parts of tho north country where one will
be puzzled a bit to find the bass, unless he strives to
bring a rise ln a proper manner. They will take the
By -with greater avidity than a brook, rainbow or
brown trout, but the offering has to be made to their
liking or not at all. If bass in tho north country like
one thing better than all else it ls a floating fly.  They
love them; they attack them whatever the shape or
color. But they have moods like otber game flsh, and
many days no response of any kind comes. . Even if
you have made a long trip and have fished northern
bass waters without immediates results thero is no reason why you should be disappointed. They will do
business when they are in the mood and at no other
I remember I once fished near Pine Rapids: Gamp
in the French River District. For four days I did
not get a single rise, though I felt they were most
profitable bass waters as they had delivered the goods
nicely during the previous season. All the time there
had been a driving wind from the northeast. Suddenly it changed to a mild west one on the afternoon
of the fifth day. All at once bass began to rise and
I never saw them do lt so fast nor ln such numbers
in all my life. They had found my lures and the
weather to their liking and continued their striking
mood for many days.
We make long journeys to the north country for bass
and other game fish. It invariably pays to be provided
with an assortment of lures. There are days when
they will look at nothing but the underwater lures;
then at what we might call the semi-underwater baits,
and, too, as sure as fate, will come hours when only
floating flies or casting baits will tempt them. The
man who tries continually add ls equipped with everything right, usually la the one who eomes home with
the record-breakers. _ ..
The Earl of Clarendon, British
Under-Secretary for Dominion affairs, and T. Macnaughton, chairman of the overseas committee, are
making a tour of Canada to investigate conditions under which the
3,000-family scheme is being handled
in this country. They are issuing
glowing reports of what they have
seen. The full three thousand families will have been brought over
here by the end of next year.
A civic vacation party arranged
by the Kiwanis Club of Shenandoah,
Iowa, recently passed through Toronto and Montreal en route to London, England. There were 600 who
availed themselves of the trip and
most of these had never travelled
outside the United States before in
their lives. They will pass through
Stratford-on-Avon and Oxford on
their way to London and will make
a side-trip to Paris and the French
battlefields during their stay.
"Association football in the Dominion of Canada bids fair within
the next few years to become a rival
to the brand of soccer played by
the major leagues in Great Britain,"
was tbe comment of Joe Smith, captain of the All-England Association
Football team which has just completed its seven-week tour of Canada. The team travelled close on
ten thousand miles on its tour and
played twenty games against all
kinds of teams. They did not lose
a single game and scored 105 goals
in all with only 18 registered
against them.
$1 Brings The Sun to You for 1 Year
University men, municipal and
government representatives, doctors, priests, notaries, lawyers and
newspapermen made up the majority of the party of 100 peoplt who
took part in the across-Canada tour
ef the Universite de Montreal recently completed. They were feted
and welcomed by ciyic, university
and government heads throughout
their tour and return from it with
• far clearer notion of the problems of the West than when they
started. The tour was run on C.P.B.
lines under the auspices of the University of Montreal, and was the
second annual trip that has been
IN the past several years the public has
been told many things about beer, yet it
is not surprising that many people should
not know what beer really is, for the merits
of pure beer have been almost entirely neglected by controversioi.dlists.
Pure beer is a scientifically made malt solution, derived from malted barley and flavored with hops. In this malted condition
the grain is much more nourishing than in
its natural state and the beer has many beneficial activities when taken as a beverage.
In the first place pure beer Is in Itself a
complete food, rich in proteins-, maltose
and dextrin, mineral Baits and organic
phosphorous compounds. It is superior
to either cider or wine in its nourishing
qualities. Consumed at tho rate of
one bottle per meal, it would replace
300 grammes of bread in food value,
because of its content of extractives,
carbohydrates and proteins.
Pure beer assists valuably In the assimilation of other
foods, for, liy reason of Its hop-liltler principles, Its
weak alcoholic strength and its dissolved carbonic
acid hus, It exerts a beneficially stimulating action on
the stomach.
Beer Is a hover-tie rich In vltamincs, so nccesj-jry lo
tho well being ul I he human organism and as a defense against disease. It is aseptic, for the wort has
been completely sterilized by prolonged boiling in Iho
presence of the hop bitters' which are strongly
Thc health-giving qualities of the pure beer sold In
thc people of British Columbia arc secured und maintained in the model plants of lhe Vancouver Brewery
Limited, Rainier Brewing Co. of Canada Limited,
Wesl minster Brewery Limited, Silver Slicing Brewery
Limited, ond thc Vicioria Phoenix Brewing Co. Limited,
members of the Amalgamated Breweries of British
Columbia, which arc models of scientific care and
cleanliness. They arc open for inspection nt all times,
and visitors are gladly welcomed.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.
People take The' Sun
because they believe
It is worth the price we
charge for it. It is
therefore reasonable to
suppose that they read
its contents, including
advertisments. This
is not --always the case
wifh newspapers that
are offered as premiums with chromos or
lottery tickets
Advertising "to help
the editor." But we do
want businessadvertis-
ing by progressive business men who; know
that sensible advertising brings results and
pay. If you have something to offer the public that will |benefit
them and you as well,
the newspaper reaches
more people than a bill
and if you have the
goods you can do business with them THE SUN: GBAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
No Other Tea as Good
» Ei.dnL
We ask you to test this yourself.
The copious aod welcome rains
of the past week have extinguished
the forest fires pretty all over the
province, as well as eased the irrigation problem in many districts of
tbe interior. Tbis has beeo the
most destructive year to tbe forests
of the provinco from fires within the
memory oj   ven the old-timers.
F. B. C'Ssitt, Liberal caudidate
for Yale, and Mr. Wilkins, bis cam
paign manager, were in the city yesterday. Tbey attended an informal
meeting of the local Liberal association in tbe G.W.V.A. ball last nigbt
Mr. Qoaeitt felt confident tbat tbis
constituency would be ledeemerl to
tbe Liberal cause uext mouth.
Rev. E. Manuel, formerly pastor
of the Methodist church iu this city,
is the Liberal candidate for the Dominion house iu the Fraser Valley
and is oow conducting a very active
campaign. For the pa*', tbree years
Mr. Manuel bas been secretary of
Chilliwack Agricultural association
aod be ie a member ofthe Chillis,
wack police commission.
river country, visited iu the city
for a couple of d iys this week. H~
was accompanied by bis wife and
family and travelled overland.
Kev. Hillie Wright, who hss been
a patient in the Qrand Forks hospital for a few weeks, has recovered
sufficiently to leave tbat institution.
He intends to leave for Vancouver
in a day or two.
Fred McKeehan, wbo was United
States immigration officer at Marcus
twenty yeara ago, passed through
the city yesten.sy on his way to
Republic. He is now special agent
of tbe Great Northern railway,
Mrs. Huffman, wbo has been vis-
iting ber daughter in Edmonton for
some time, returned home yesterday. Her daughter and son in-law
accompanied her to this city.
The government liquor store will
be closed all day tomorrow while
tbe beer plebiscite is being taken-
C. Roberts, of tbe .locture staff of
the Internattonal Bible Students'
association, will deliver a lecture in
the Empress theater next Thursday
ev ning, August 26, at 8 o'clock, on
the subject, "Is Hell a Place of
Torment?" .Seats will be free aod
do collection will be taken.
If tbe city streets bad beeu oiled
a week the oil would probably be
going over tbe Kettle (alls about this
Mrs    Urquehart   has    returned
from a three  weeks' visit to  Van-
Mrs. Riggs hae sold the Ideal
Beauty Parlor to Mrs. Dobray, who
will take immediate possession of il.
Mary Ellen Smitb, M.L.A.,
passed tbrougb tbe city this eventing enroute east.
Kenneth   Morrison, formerly, en
gaged in the grocery  business here
bat who is now located in tbe Peace
A. F. Crowe, barrister, made a
profeesional visit to Rock Creek on
Constable Stewart,   of   Midway,
Wf.a in the city on Wednesday.
Mise Berta McLeod bas returned
home from a visit to Kelowna.
J. B, McDonald has returned from
a trip to Vancouver,
"Replying to Yours of the
First Inst."
Theysbeg to inquiioand they  beg  to
Thoy bej-   tc   advise and they beg to
Theylieg to observe and they   beg to
Tliey beg  to   call  your kind   attention;
Tliey beg to remark and  they beg to
They beg to inform and you'll  herein
Thoy beg to announce and they beg to
rhey beg to explain and tbey beg to
Tbey beg  to aoknowladge and  tliey
bug tit reply.
Tliey  beg,   and   tliey   beg, and thoy
beg, oh why!
They reluctantly beg for a moment of
Tliey beg to submit you an offer  *rtb-
Till I wish I could put  the annoying
Of  beggars  on   horseback   and send
'em away
—The Nation's llusiness.
Four fishermen from the United
States went fishing on the Cains
River, New Brunswick, for 13 days
recently, and caught 340 fish. State
Senator Bradford, of Indiana, caught
a 43-inch salmon weighing 27
pounds. Others in the party were:
Fred N. Peet, Dr. E. R. Zimmerman
and D. H. Faxon. Only barbless
hooks were used so that no fish were
•ither killed or injured.
Phone 30
The second largest outdeor swimming pool in Canada has been opened
at Lake Louise on the Terrace between the dining room of the Chateau and the Lake. The new pool is
100 feet long and 40 feet wide. It
is surrounded by tall concrete columns between which there are gigantic sheets of plate glass, providing a wind break against cool
k'OLES   '
SEALED and marked tonders wil
be received by the undersigned up
to 5 p in on Monday, August 23rd
1926, for 50 cedar poles 35 feet in
length, 8 inch tops, delivered-as and
wbere required in the City of Grand
F'orks and subject to approval of lhe
Chairman of the Fire, Water and
Light Committee of tho City Council.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
vjeve/iiy-iftx Veai* did.
£rxdiSr*r\Jt4id*Z JuurvtirtQ in,
J-urvtrt-r* 6nct
Gs&Si&t*T>i-**T-i<.t ir-vS.
RITISH Columbia offers the best
^ still remaining, easily accessible big
game hunting territory on thc continent.
It is not necessary to go far afield from
the railway and some of thc best hunt-
fag grounds are as follows: Beginning
at the east, there is thc East Kootenay
district, reached from Invermere. Two
ranges may be hunted here; in the
Rockies on thc east are lo be found
moose, mule and whitetail deer, mouti
tain goat, mountain sheep, grizzly, cin-
ssumwm   *mA   Uw-ie   —**r.    wtis——,   atnnssg
the Selkirks on the wes;, are caribou,
mule and whitetail deer, mountain goat,
grizzly, cinnamon and black bear. Very
satisfactory wild fowl shooting may be
enjoyed on the lakes and flats in the
late Fall.
Deer, grizzly and b,ack bear, caribou and goat are found in the country
around Chase. Deer are found from 4
miles of thc town; bear from 20 miles;
raribou beyond the ."0 mile mark, arid
goat front 30 milct. Excellent gamr
bird -hooting -*  to be had here iudud-
eVocky 2**hurvtou*e *-**ar*+
J-fe looks* levy, But cJu
honf he. G&n, travel
big ducks, geese, pinnated and ruffle!
grouse, with some snipe and plover at
v.ii:ous points.
Kamloops is the gateway to a rich
sporting region where goats, brown,
cinnamon, black and grizzly bear,
small deer, moose and occasional caribou and sheep (3 varieties) are ts be
found. From here^expeditionJ to tbe
Fort Fraser country may be arranged—
including about 176 miles of canoeing—
where deer, bear and other large game
may be shot.
A hunting area rapidly growing id
favor is the Caribou District, reached
from Ashcroft It is off the beaten
path, therefore big game is plentiful,
and includes grizzly, black and brown
bear, moose, caribou, goat and sheep.
Fishing for gamey trout is another attraction of   this  region.
Of course the Cassiar District to tbe
north stands in a class by itself, for the
cost of a hunting trip there prohibits a
great influx of hunters, insuring good
bags for those who hunt there. Thirteen hunters taken in by Frank Call-
lircath, the out6ttcr at Telegraph Creek,
in 1921, shot 11 moose, 22 caribou, 21
goat, 22 sheep and 20 bear, ten of
which ws-rsi S_*MB—\i_S _'
Try our Special Tea
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This Tea we have  had especially blended.
Call in and ask for a sample.
"Service and Quality'
Farms    "jOrchiirtls     City l*r<ti>crty
Agents at Nelson, Cul-stiry, Wiliitij;esj autl
stlistr Prairie points.  Vancouver Asfeitt- :
PEN 1)1-11 IN.
Kstp'H-heil In 1*10. wo are lis s/poalMuu lo
limits'! rullalilo infoniiatinti r'luoer-.itia: thit-
\Vr:Sf» Fur frpfl Ht-srsitnr,.
Itstminion Monumental Works
'A alios t sis Vtot-aeis Co. UoofinA'
Wholesale and Retail
enter iu
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Gfand Forhm, II. C.
m picture man
ftinii'.ui't~   Mnde  to Ord-jiV-
Aho Hepuirint' of all lunch,
PplioUtei'ing  Neatly  Doiir
A complete line of colored bonds
iu ull Hhades for fancy letterhead*
and otber classes of commercial
printing.   Sun Job Department.
See the new Superior Chevrolet betore you buy a
car. There are more cents in theCJiOVROLET
DOLLAR than iu any other automobile dollar.
CHEVROLET Touring ,   $886
" Roadster     885
Coach  1080
" Coupee   1080
"    '       Sedan  1200
" Lundeau Sedan   1250
" One-ion Truck .'     935
E.G. Henniger Go.
Grain, Hay    '
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, B. C.
•Did you ever notice that business
linns wbo '.hink tbat they can reach
Th     Sun's   readers tbrough other
publications   !ave   a  great deal of
leisure   time   tha*   might be
profitably employed?    A
such firms have involuntarily
from business.
■THRU value oi well-
*■■ prLntcd, neat appearing stationery as
a means oi getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
dcinoiii-tratud. Consult us before going
olsotvh srh, _
Wedding invitations
Bail programs
Vi    ng cards
Sh'     ing tags
•Price lists
Lute 31 Style
t be  mor-    \       t- .
number of    \
rily retired   \l
m      T
nnt bia Avenue and
lake Street
Cli9~ic blank cards for '!a*~y in
vitationeand aonouncimients Sun
Job Department.
Transfer Co.
City Baggage and General
Coal,   Wood and   Ict-
for Sale
Office  at  R.  F.  Petrie'* Store
Phone 64
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honjng a Specialty"
P. A. Z. PARE,, Proprietor
YALE-HorRL,    FlllST   111RKT
^Vacant unreserved, surveyed;Grown lands
mnybepra-empted by Brld h subjects over
18 years of uge, aud by aliens ou declaring"
intention to become British subjects, condl-
liuiiui upon resi lenne. occupation and Improvement for agricultural purposes.
Full Inform tit Ion concerning re-rulatlons
regarding pre emmious is given in Bulletin
No. 1, Lan 1 Serios, "How to Fre-ompt Land,'*
copies o I whioh can be obtained freo of cliurge
by addressing the Department of hands,
Victoria, B.C., or sny Government Agent.
£ Records will be made covering only land
suitable for agricultural purposes, and wblcb
is uot timber laud- 1 e„ carrying over 5.00U
iuard foet iter ucre west of tne Coast Range
aud 8 000 fuel per acre rust ut tliat range.
^Applications lot' pro-emptions are to be
uddreusied to -die hand Commissioner of the
Laud Recording Uivttdnn, in which the laud
applied tor U situated.uud are made on
printed forms, oopics of on .bu obtained
from thc Laud Commissioner.
J.Preemptiou.-J must he occupied for Hve
years and l.npiMvauifliit* mucin tu value of $10
por acre, f nclu ling alt-taring uud cultivating
ut least live acres, beforo a Crowu Grant can
be received.
Foi moredutuilod intorinaiiuu seethe Bulletin'"Mow to pre-empt Laud."        -»
ApplleuMou.-iuru reeclvod for purchase of
vacant nud uureserved Crowu I-audi, nob being timberluud, for agricultural purposes:
minimum prliMi of ilr>t-clu»H (arable) laud it
f') per acrj. and seumid-ulass (graving) laud
•fa.W per acre. Fur.her information regarding purchase or leutie of Crown lands Is given
in Bulletin No. 10, Lund Series. "PureWe and
Lease of Crown Lauds'."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites ou timber
laud, not exceeding -10 acres, may be purchased or leased, on oondltions Including
payment of Mumpagu.
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20 acres,
may bc leased as homeslte.--,c"udi tional upon
a dwelling being e eeted in tbe first year,
title being obtainable aft-ur residence and
im proven ent oondltions sre fulfilled and land
hus been surveyed. ;
For grazing and Industrial purposes areas
not exceeding 610 acres may be leased by on*
person or noompnny.
I'nder the Grazing Act the Prov 1 nee la
divided Into grailng districts and the range
administered under a Oraxtng Com*
missioner. Annual graslng permits are
issued based on numbers ranged, priority being given to establish-'d owners. Stock-
owners may form associations for range
management. Free, or partially free, permits
arc availablee for settler*, tampers aud
travellers up to teu head.


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