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 The happiest are those who have helped others to be happy
PRINCE UNVEILS
Address oi Prime Min
ister W. X. Mackenzie King
OTTAWA, August 4.—Addrens by
tke prime minister, Rt. Hon
W. I*. Mackenzie- King, on the
occasion of the unveiling of tbe
statue of Sir Wilfrid Laurier by his
royal highness the Prince of Wake,
Parliament Hill, August 3, 1927:
Tke statue which his royal highness the Prince of Wales has graciously consented to unveil this afternoon has been erected by authority
of parliament to commemorate the
aame and memory of one whose lift
la a part of the history of Canada,
and a part ot the larger community
of British nations of which his majesty Is king.
In the lights and sradows of history
there aro few events which present
more in the way of parallel and contrast than the ceremony of today and
a ceremony of thirty years ago which
It serves to recall. Thirty years ago,
the British emlpire was celebrating
the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria's accession to the* throne. This
year, Canada is celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of the confederation of
her provinces. Thirty years ago, at
the heart of the empire of which she
"was queen, the revqred and venerable Victoria wag bestowing, as a
mark of royal favor, a knighthood on
Wilfrid Laurier, at the time the prime
minister- of Canada. Today ln the
capital of Canada, the memory of Sir
Wilfrid is being honored by bhe illustrious great-grandson of her late ma
Jesty, his royal highness the Prince
ot Wales, our future king, who is
•bout to unveil the statue of -Sir Wilfrid in the distinguished presence,
among others, of his royal highness
Prince Oeorge, and the prime minister of Great Britain. Where in history will be found aught that speaks
more of the Inheritance which we of
the British communities share in
common; or morel of its poetry and
romance? It would almost seem as
if Time, itself, had paused to pay a
tribute, and to give to the occasion
its- appropriate setting.
I bavo. said that the life of Sir Wilfrid is a part of the history of Canada and of the British empire, tt ls in
the perspective of history that we
must seek to viujw lbe life of Laurier
today. That ia not an easy task,
for the great figures of history are
seen ln retrospect Thely emerge ln
their true proportions only as "the
present recedes Into the past. There
li much, however, in the Laurier
whom they all knetfw, wbich his contemporaries, by common consent,
-would have been quick to concede,
and it is of this, more especially that
I desire to speak.
Laurier was, flrst and foremost, a
great Canadian. I do not, I trust,
take from the greatness of other
lives, some of them commemorated
on this hill, when I say that of all the
personalities In our history, his was
most distinctively Canadian. It embodied much of Canada's past as well
as of ito present. It spokei to us of
the tWo great races that have shaped
our destiny, and of a broader toleration In religions faiths.
Jn his ancestry, by direct descent,
Laurier went back to thn beginnings
of French colonisation ln Canada.
Allied to the flrst enduring French
settle-aunt established by Cham-plain
at Quebec in 1608 was the sister settlement at Montreal founded 'by Sieur
de 'Malsoneuve in 1641. Among the
number who, as soldier colonists
with Sieur del Maisonneuve, sought
to gain a wider dominion for their
sovereign and their faith, was Laurier's flrst Canadian ancestor. Others
of his ancestors came ln tbe* years
•immediately following*. 'Fob eight
getoerattons ln unbroken succession
bis forefathers pioneered in the wilds
of the Laurentlans, making for their
children, and their cbild*-*en's .'children, homes on the shores of the St.
Lawrence.
It was exactly 200 years from the
time at wbich his flrst ancestor arrived in Canada, that Laurier was
bom on November 20, 1841, at St
Lin, a French-Canadian village not
many miles distant from Montrel. In
that interval of 200 years, Canada
had passed from a French to a British |, possession. More rejmarkable
still, Cgnada.largely French-Canadian,
had, remMlned Britlah, when elsewhere, ln North America, British
colonies ln 1776 declared their independence. Within this period also,
during the war of 1812-14, 'French-
Canadian loyalty oncti more aided In
preserving Canada to the British
crown.
t*_Ana KETTLE VALLEV ORCHARDIST
TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR—No 40
Tell me what vou Know Is tru»
I can ton* as well as you."
FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 1927
The seventy-seven years which
elapsed between tbe birth of Sir
Wilfrid Laurier In 1841 and his death
on February 17, 1919, contain the
other epoch-marking events of our
history—tbe establishment of r e-
sponslble self-government, the , confederation of the province's, the expansion of the Dominion, and Canada's participation ln tbe Great war.
It was within this framework, which
embraces Canada's development from
a group of small colonle usnlted by
ten St. Lawrence and the Great
Lakcd, to a nation extending /rom
sea to sea, and holding its place
among the nations of the world, that
Laurier played his part as a leading,
and, for., a considerable) time, the
foremost figure In our public life.
Laurier was elected to the legislature of the province of Quebec in
1871. He entered the parliament of
Canada in 1874. Three years later,
hej became a minister of the crown
in the administration of Alexander
Mackenzie, -fn 1887 he became the
lender of the Liberal party, and leader of the opposition in the house of
commons. In 1896, he became prime
minister. Tho oflice of prime minister be held continuously for fifteen
years. From 1911 to his death in
1919, he continued the leader of his
party and the leader of the opposition. It was a great public career.
In period of time, alone, lt embraced
meembershl-p in the house of commons of within five year ofs half a
century.
At a moment such as tbe. present
it would be impossible, even were It
appropriate, to attempt to sketch tbe
Incidents of Laurier's career. At
m/ost one can but seek to recall a
very few of Laurier's characteristics,
qualities and guiding principles which
gave to his leadership the commanding plac it never lacked. "Nature."
says one of'tis biographers, "was
prodigal of her gifts to Wilfrid Laurier.' Inappcku-ance, he was marked-
bearing spoke of the chivalry of his
race, and ln more partlcularsthan
one, hei gave to chivalry its highest
expression. 'His great natural endowments. were enrichcld by a nobility of character that made his personality one of rare dignity and serenity. Wherever he went he seemed to shed "a constant influctnce.a
peculiar grace." He was singularly
devoid of jealousies and pejudices,
ssingularly charitable in his estimates of others, and singularly for
giving. In all things, he was a great
gentleman. His public and (private
life were sans peur et sans rejproche.
He was the type of leader who mmen
delight to follow, and whom a' nation
is proud to honor.
Laurier was a great parliamentarian. His life was centred ln tbe
house of commons and ite associations. Neither law nor journalism
claimed more than the beginnings of
his caretjr. Once he became the
leader of bis party, it was amid the
affairs of state that his lite was
wholly lived. It Is di cult to Bay
whether the gift of oratory, in which
he was unsurpassed, and which he
exercised with a natural and equal
grace- in the French and Englig languages, brought him more of power
and influence on the platform or in
parliament. Wherever he spoke, men
were attracted by bis words, and
above all by the charm of their delivery and expression, Behind the gift
of utterance- lay a mind keen ln Its
-perceptions and richly stored in a
knowledges of affairs, in history and
"literature; also a heart, tender and
strong in its emotions, and warmly
responsive to the Interests of other
live*.
/Sir Wilfrid's political thought was
largely shaped by hiB study of British
history and British politics, and by
his admiration of British parliamentary Institutions. He never ceased
to speak of what he] felt he owed to
tbe writings and example ot such
men as Macaulay and Burke, of Pitt
and Fox, of Bright and Gladstone.
To him the British constitution was
a bulwark of freedom, and British
parliamentary procedure and practice the palladium of liberty. He was
an upholder ot constitutional monarchy and had a vary real concern
for the unity of the British empire of
which he believed the crown to be
the great bond. There was, hei said,
something which appealed strongly
to   the   imagination, and which for
1 (Continued on Pace 3)
Story of The Colosseum
SUN'S WEEKLY TRAVELOGUE
N THE Colosseum at Rome where
many hundreds of early Christians were crunched by wild
beasts undi r the sanction of an an
dent Roman government, Rome'-i
present-day government ff|cently replaced a huge wooden cross com
men-orating the martyrs. Thq cross,
originally (placed by Pope Benedict
XIV in 1749, had been absent since
1862. This great amtphitheater, shown
ln innumerable pictures, Is probably
the most familiar ruin in the world.
The Colosseum is a monument to
a highly civilized people's brutality—
a depth of brutality that ls hardly
conceivable from the point of view
of the twentieth century. The huge
structure was built deliberately io
furnish the best facilities for three
classes of spe/ctacles: fights to the
death between armed men, fights between armed beasts, and fights between men and beasts.
Gladiatorial combats had developed from customs bf primitive Roman days whe-n on the death of a
man of note, all his slaves slaugh't
most feel the air of swishing swords
IN THE Colosseum at Rome where   hacking   at   the heads of the gladla-
many   hundreds   of early  Chris-  tors-   In    tnese    preferred positions
sat the emperor on a slightly raised
dais, and below and to the sides, senators, leading patricians and the Vestal virgins, the young -priestesses of
the Temple of Vesta, who were so
carefully nurtured and guarded by
Rome. Many a timte the thumbs of
those young women gave the flnal
signal which determined the death
of a wounded gladiator.
Next above the senators sat patricians and other citizens in a dwindling scale of importance. AH but the
topmost seats were numbered and
tickets were provided. For places
In the unnumbered section the less
fortunate had to wait In line, sometimes all night, as Is the case of
world-series fans ln America today.
Grim and ghastly as the   purpose
of the Flavian amphitheater was, lt
was   In   no   sense crude.   It was a
mlarvel of solid  construction admirably fitted to the uses to which It waB
to   be   put.   Beneath   the arena in
chambers and passes were concealed
ered as human sacrifices Turing uie' inSeniou8  mechanisms  by means of
funeral rites.   It was really a stem' wlhich   •-ect-on-«>f   the 1°or could be
forward In a way, though   a   feeble1 raised or -owere--- Popping   animals
one, when It was decided to have the' or   men   unexpectedly lnto view 0r
Blaves fight so that only half would' ren-ovinS the™ as quickly.   Also the
be     killed.   These    slave     combats' entire space could be floode<i for ****-
cams* to be staged ln the forums and! va' combats-
were  viewed  by the populace from1 MarIy ' our   and a half cen"
temporary wooded seats. I turle8    the    Flavlau    amphitheater
The) first permanent amphithestei- Played its bloody role ,n Romim af-
was built In 29 B. C, ln the reign of falrs- " was not wtthou-- n>M»aps
of Augustus, of stone and wood. In 57.' that mteht nave put !t in rulns mucn
A. D. Nero built a wooden one which1 fooner had not Rome stm been » *o-
burned a decade or so later. In 7J! ,gn civWzat,on- « was twice struck
A. D. Vespasian began the greatest; by "shining ln <*•» second century
of amphitheaters, whicli the World* ***' tw*ca ,n-,ured *>* earthquakes in
has come to call "the Colosseum.",' the tnlTd'' but eacb tJme " "** re-
No short cuts were taken as in toe! 8tored' and tbe lone serles ot deaths
building of many other amphithea-' ln Jts arena grew even neater,
tors,   where   mounds   of earth are I . After Rome's faU- ,n the turbulent
i Middle ages.
built from the ground up, and far below ground, out of. masonry. Few
single structures, until the day of the
sper-skyscraper   of   Ameicra,     bave
this point. Take no chances when
crossing desert country with water
holes possibly flfty miles apart, but
HU your radiator every time you
stop for oil or gas—and carry
spare) five gallons of water either In
a can, Iceless refrigerator or water
bag. CUnmblng mountains presents
much the same| problems as crossing
tbe deserts and the best cars cars
will be handicapped by boiling water
on long, bad grades, negotiated ln Intermediate or low gears. It helps a
lot, of course, If you have had the
carbon removed betfore starting on
the trip; and don't forget that driving ln second gear with the spark
fully advanced—provided your motor
Is properly timed—will heat the motor less than driving ln high gear
with a retarded spark. The Becond
gear was put in your transmission
with more than one purpose in view
—use lt.
If a leak ln the! pump packing cannot be stopped by tightening the
stuffing nuts, it is an easy matter to
back off the pump collars and wrap
the shaft with a few incdes of common cotton string.
Care of the storage battery is important. The action of the sulphuric
acid in the cells oftem corrodes the
terminals so badly that lt ls impossible to remove them. To prevent this
corrosion remove the terminals and
scrape them perfectly clean before
replacing; draw the bolts up snugly
and then apply a coat of cup grehse
to the outside of -Lach—you can't put
it on too thickly, especially on the
positive conqctionl
The water le-Jsl in the battery
should be muiir, ■.(>■:ii ,u icist a
quarter of an Inch nbove thb '•* t'.ory
plates, and ,u 1'iov *r*sl*> .:•! iijrtng
this mtrjans -jsuaUiiuv. • * ■ day—
not every other sV'''<!V- IV --n> distilled water or put! rtiln ***iU*
NEW GAME
FOR 1927
•*■
i.n
Gorky Corel or
Gore of Apples
■jvtii
■*,
thrown np and faced with stone or' "'"""" BBB8' tne oId    amphitheater,
then   the Colosseum, was used as a
fortress by one of the family factions Th,s ,B tlie Benilot ot lhe I*3 *Peti
ot Rome, the Franglpanis. In these attention in being Irawn to .jorky
times, too, it was robbed of the iron! core or brown core nf apples, 'ts se-
clamps of the outer wall which held' veritjr vari'iS from Vear to yfi'u*, but
MnteinVd"aTeVeaVac"uWc"'volum7ofithe stone blocks Aether. The outer,"8   Prevalence   dutag   the last few
contained as great a cubic volume of  wa,lB that stand   may   are   deeply' years has caused a -great deal of anx-
pitted because of these depredations. lety to aiari>r Grower.*.   This tl'sease.
In 1349" an earthquake shook down a is charasi tized hy ibe oecui-rence ot
large   pan   of   the weakened outer yellowtah-browii    arias    In  the core
structure.   There was no power able and 'sometimes in tilie outer fl-sh o
or   Interested   to restore it, and the the aPPle< '"***■ sbov* L0 external evl-
rufn of the building then definitely dence on ,ho a'-P*9 fm*- u is oui' on
get in, ! cutting that one cam bo oerjain of Its
For a long time after this the Presence.
Colosseum was a quarry. Thousands1 Jnveetiga tions on lhe cause of the
of tons of travertine, marble, and disease have boen dnder way at the
other materials were dug out of the fle'd laboratory of plant pathology,
fallen pile or Btripped from the por- Summerland' is. C, for four years
tion still standing, and carried off for and> whlle i1uj8U al'e «">< v*-!t by any
use In building many of the palaces
and churches of Renaissance Rome.
Only a little more than half of tbe
original    structure now stands,  con
stone and brick and concrete as this
elliptical grandstand of old Rome,
built for the, spectacular slaughtering of man and beast.
Begun by Vespasian, work on the
structure was continued by his son,
Titus. It was the latter wbo sacked
Jetrusalem. Twelve thousand of the
many Jews captured at that time
were set to work to complete the
gre^t building. With its dedication
ln 80 began one of the goriest chapters in the story of Roman amusements. The celebration .of is opening lasted 100 days. Thousands of
wild animals and hundreds of men
were slaughtered to make| this gigantic "Roman holiday."
The Colosseum is not quite so
large in area covered as the modern
football amphitheater. The ellptlcal
arena (named from the sand that wan
spread on its surface to absorb the
blood of its victims) is In round numbers 280 fcjet long and 180 feet
across; while the rectangular playing
space of a football field ls 300 by 260
teet. To enclose] sucb a playing
field, allowing a margin outside the
gridiron, a football amphitheater
must be 360 fept or more long - and
about 250 feet wide, Inside dimensions.
In most modern athletic amphlthea
ters the seats rise on a relatively
gentle slope and the highest are sei
dom over 60 feet above the field. In
the Colosseum the slope was steep-
approximately 46 degrees—and the
outside wall of the structure towers
160 feet above the ground, or approx-
ihately to the height of a 15 or 16-
storey office building, the outside wall
was built of great blocks of stone,
while the interior was mostly of .brick
and concrete. The outer wall was
mhde up largely of arches ln three
tiers, one above the other, and extending side by side entirely around
the building. The arches on the
ground level were numbered, and
through them the Roman populace
poured on the way to the spectacles.
The choice seats were those closest
to tbe arena. From them one could
I lean over to tease the tawny lions
I who could leap almost but never
i quite,   to   the   top ot the protecting
means complete, rjiauy r.- ot i concerning ibe Duuditiotis under wbich
the disease appears r.avi, beui. ascertained,   a    thorough!   i nvestigation
sideling the entire cubic contents of has,   so far,   mlled ti' show 'lie pres-
the masonry, But most of those who
have viewed It feel that the part ls
much more majestic than the whole.
The Motor Car
Driver s* Column
BY  ERWIN   GREER
TAKE   CARE   IN   8UMMER   TOURING OR ELSE—
The radiator should have been
cleaned out wltb lye solution and
well rinsed with several changes of
fresh water before you started. If
you have any rain water left over
after filling your quart bottle for use around thin the battery, use It to fill the radi- mer anti e-.rly fall.
sencei of an} fiir.-juj' ur buctorla ln
connection witU tbl' disease. We
>belleve that '.lie u*oul'<- in altogether
caused ■•• un imnvorable growth
condition, id which tjn- trees suffering from ihe dl.-euM- have been subjected. TheJdtsease ftcurs r»i trees
which buve Buffered nom oivtnes in
soil mo; ; "n 'njiidittfiiH during the
latter part of Um Irowini t-eason,
that is, wa fmtl it on tJ'-i*" whicli have
too much innlHluro nul "Uso oui trees
which h:ivo '.on litilo » olsture during
this peiioii. -"ritejn o: rentes appear
to kill t ft' thu rootling system of the
tree am then leault, iherctnim an
unbalan. " Oondltion i' tiie buds that
are to b iar tho octet jx-ar'a crop.
Control ror-oiiunen-lsstltiii:,    ror the
grower ne:   'First, to-see thai there
is   no   oxoess   u-oJt-tu e     ri malnlng
trues durinr the In'e sum-
our Irrigated
ator. There is no lime, magnesia or section the Janger of/seapagi is al-
other chemical salts ln rain water
and consequently nothing to form
scale within the radiator. Scale interferes considerably with the cooling efficiency and the hard water
found in some portions of the country deposits oodle os scalesf—enough
sometimes to practically close the
radiator circulating system.
See that the cells of tho radiator
are not filled up with grasshoppers,
bees,   moths,   butterflies  and   beef-les
The temporary Game Regulations
.for 1927, gasetted 'May 19, have beon
withdrawn and retplacod with a com
plete set, gazetted on June 30. In
publishing tbe regulations so far
ahead of the opening of the shooting
season, the game board Is showing a
measure of readiness ln meeting tho
wishes of sportsmen. In 1925, the regulations did not appear ln the B. C.
Gazette until August 27. Publication
was made last year on July 29 and
this year a month earlier.
The principal change Is in the realignment of the garnet blstricte. The
Northern district has been abolished,
and the province: is now divided Into
Eastern and Western districts only.
The Western district is defined ss
"all that section of the province situate and lying to the, west of the summit of the cascade mountains and
south of the electoral district of Atlin." The Eastorn district includes
all the remainder of the province.
The dates given of opening and
closing of seasons are Inclusive.
ways ptt-.K-nl and fht, gi-owr-r must
make certain tl at It ir not this condition that Is age'itttig the trees.
Second, wt 'fees alof growing on
shallow, open eoilfc, to \ee that the
Irrigation wuter it. npplied late
enough In th« year l> preve-ci too
much drying rmt of tht .-".11 hei ween
thei tl ■ <; -.In11 u-o 1-frljwMon waler
Is   si.       "... mu when ;the iuu ralos
13011*0.
Further   details    on this problem
caught   on   the fly'and see that the win be j-lndly fiiniished by the Sum-
hose connections are tight.   Replace merland laboratory.
lepky    hose    at once and use white	
lead at the connections If tightening Good   taste   ls the flower ol good
wall; and from them one   could   al- the   clip   doea not atop the leak at sense.
EASTERN     DISTRICT—BIG    GAME
Moose
Moose, of all male sex, in that portion of the electoral district of Omineca situate and lying to the north of
toe main line of the Canadian National railway, formerly known as the
Grand Trunk Pacific railway, and In
the electoral districts of Atlin, Fort
George and Cariboo, open season
from Septevmber 1  to December 15.
In the electoral district of Columbia, except that portion t-neruof situate and lying west of the Ciolumbin.
river,   opem    Ren son fro.ii October I .
to Oftober 81.
Carlbei-
Carlbou, of thf-male sex, In theEun-
tern tSlrt-AX (epecept thr. electoral
distict tit Cariboo Btttlato and lying
•o the west of the Fraser river, and
Unit furthor portion nr he Eastern
district Bltuate and lying to the south
of the main line of the Canadian Pacific railway), open season from September 1 to December 15.
Wapiti (Elk)
Wapiti (Elk), of the male Bex, ln
the electoral districts of Fernie.Cran-
brook and Columhia, except that portion of the Columbia electoral district
situate and lying to the west of the
Columbia river, open season from October 1 to October 16.
Mountain Sheep
Mountain sheep, ot the male sex,
the Eastern district, in that portion
thereof situate and lying to the north
of toe main line of the Canadian National railway, formerly known as
the Grand Trunk Pacific railway, and
In those portions of the electoral districts of Cariboo and Lillooet situate
and lying to tbe south of the 52n4W
parallel of latitude and west of the
Fraser river, open season from September 1 to November 15.
In the electoral districts of Fernie,
Cranbrook and  Columbia, open season from October I to October 31.
Mountain Goat
Mountain goat, ln the Eastern district, except tha portion thereof de-
scriber as follows: "Commencing at
a point on the International boundary
where It Is Intersected by the center
line of thn Columbia river; thence
northerly along the saitl center line
of the Columbia river to the Arrow
lakes: thence northerly along th
center line of the Arrow lakes and
Columbia river to the Canadian Pacific railway; thence westerly following the boundary of township 6,
range 96, west of the 6th meridian,
being a point south of Yale; thence
east along the north boundaries of
township 6, ranges 26 and 25, to the
easterly boundary of tbe watershett
of the Fraser river; thence southerly
along the easterly boundary of tho
said watershed to the international
boundary line; tbence easterly along
said International boundary to the
point of commencement," open season from September l to Decembsr
16.
Bear
Bear (except White or Kermodet
Bear), ln thc Eastern district, opeu
season from September 1 to June 30,
1928.
Provided   that   no   bear shall be
trapped ln the Eastern district.
Deer
Uc-er  (Mule, White-tall and Const),
bur-lti-  only,   throughout  the   Eastern
district   ipvs*s.>/   White-tall   Deer  In
North and Bouts-i Okanagan and 81m-
ffltameen   e'Io<*lt»-.it   distrli ts   and   In
Hit or,'1'"'  Pot'ks-'rt'nn-A'.'i.il electoral
dluln it  wi?.,:   of '" "'  ' am '''•   °f  Uw
(Ccotlnneti ,"'» «'«*«> U THE SUN: GBAND FOBKS, BBITISH COLUMBIA
GJh? (granb 3farka §«n
G.-A. EVANS, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
SUBSCRIPTION RATc-i— PAYAaLE IN ADVANCE
One Year (in Canada and Ureal Lintaiui SI.OO
One Ybar (in the United Statea)     1.50
Adeliear    " Nations to
.Thk Grand J*okk* Sun
Pho.-jic 101 Gb.vnd Forks, B. CJ
OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
FlilDAY. AUGU.ST 5, 1927
Motes • Motions • Notables
SO LONG as Uie Mosulc laws concerning food are adhered to, says Dr. I.yle Cameron in tho London Lancet, tli* Jews arc likely to be Immune to many bacterial
diseases to whicli other inhabitants ol' the same countries Bro prone. Ordinary septic infeotlona trouble1 them
but little, and tliey are the busi uuited of all whltei races
to live in malarial districts. Of ihe factors whioh havo
preservtld tlieir racial characteristics, health hah been
one of the moBt Important. On the other hand, the nervous system and mentality of the Jaw, although of a
high order, is more likely to break down under stress,
a fact for whicli persecution may be. partly responsible,
■ In research undertaken by Sicliel in the Frankfort (Germany) hospital for the insane, it was discoveired that
there were relatively more Jewish inmates than the
corresponding percentage of the Jewish population of
Frankfort. This, however, only held for certain groups
of nervous disorders. Tho Jewish nice is peculiarly hus-
ceptible to cerlain diseases an iiuiiiunu to others. Tuberculosis is rare and cancer is common among them,
and they have always lufcii considered very prone to
diabetes.
trol is by an electrical device that starts thel machine I
und runs it around and around a field in concentric fur-!
1:0ws. properly spaced for accurate plowing.
in
WO thousand butterflies which have been collected
tropical Fast Africa were recently shipped from
Liverpool to America. Mounting of the specimenh had
taken 333 hours of spare-time work, according to the col
lector, A Loveiring, of Clevedon, England. The collection, valued at $2500, also includes thousands of beetles,
grasshoppers and other insects gathered by Lovering.
l IHE island, near Anchorage, Alaska, is the maternity
a. hospital for moose. Moose cows are now swimming
from the mainland to give bith to their calve*. The
island is small ln size, but it harbors no wolves, and the
young moose, when old enough to look out for them-
selve-c, are escorted back to the mainland by their
mothers.
' I > HE deaths from heart disease ln this country have
■*■ doubled in tho last fifteen years.. This was revealed
in a rece|nt report of a medical association which records all deaths irom heart disease. Twenty years ago,
iho report slated, the detatli rate from heart disease to
each 100,000 population was 103.3, while ln 1926 it had
risen to 210,' un appalling advance.
l,' OKMlill  Empress  Z  a  bah
Zita bah been asked by Hungary
tor tho heart of the late and last emperor, Charles
IV. The heart is at Lequeitlo, Spain, and lt is proposed
lo place it in the cathedral of Stulilwuissenburg, Hungary, so that It may rest with the bodies of the old
Magyar rulers.
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Tte Spice of Life
ECONOMY
In the club they were talking ot
men who, though famous and
wealthy, we're at the same time very
mean.
"I once knew a man," said Butler,
"Who was so economical that he used
covtv** up his inkwell between dips
ln case any shoulk be lost by evaporation." |
"But I knew a man," observed Cutler, "who stopped his clock eivery|
night to prevent the works wearing
while he was asleep!"
BREAKING IT GENTLY
Murphy had been careless ln handling tlie blasting powder in the,
quarry, and Duffy had been deputed
to . break toe ne-ws gently to the
widow.
"Mrs. Murphy," Bald he, "isn't it
today the fellow calls for the weekly
payment fer 'Murphy's life Insurance?"
"It is," answered Mrs. Murphy.
"Well, now, a word ln your ear,"
said Dugy. "Surq ye can snap your
lingers at the fellow today."
I        . :"
WILL change your watch into a twenty-four
' hour watch in a few minutes," is toe wording of a
poBtei* outside a watchmaker's store in tho Friedrich-
strasse station, write a Useriln correspondent of the
Christian Selencd Monitor. The addition of an inner
circle on the dial, showing the figures from thirteen to
twenty-four for the hours from 1 p.m. until midnight, is
necessary, ha avers, since the twenty-four hour clock
has now been introduced by the railways, post and telegraph, street car and underground companies. Now,
also, the German army and navy have adopted this
clock, which, it is believed, will be of advantage, since it
will prevent toe recurrence of errors in the naming of
time in military orders, lt cannot be said, however,
that the public is very enthusiastic about the new clock.
It cannot accustom itself to Baying 13 o'clock instead of
1 o'clock, or 23 o'clock instead of 11 o'clock in the night.
*P AltlS has a new garden.   It is a pleasanet spot in the
■*>   landscape.   This  new garden has been  made on the
eastern side of lhe island iu the Seine on which stands
atre Danie.Soiue old buildings have been cleared away
* K     i,p space has been employed to put the Gothic lines
of   the   catituissal   in better view.   Yewh and box tr.-ms
have beeu plantea and ut tlie entrance venerable ste ie
tplnnacles  from ancient oJiflcfls  have  been  erected.    , a
the central lawn are some old -larved stone.   Ivy is being grown to form a curtain over the DV1/1..5 tnx, apetTHsfe
tween the garden and the rivtlr.
ILD ducks from the Oregon lakes have been feeding in the lowlands along the Columbia river, Washington. Farmers discover the| ducks have been living
on field mice which have multiplied there at an amazing
rate in recent ye/ars. Ah spring hunting ls not allowed
in that state, the ducks may clean up this field pest.
EXPERIMENTS carried out iby an English naturalist
indicate that a new nufhod of controlling the growth
of hair may in the near future make it unnecessary for
men to shave. In the experiments a strin of mice was
produced whose heads became bald ln sixteen days. A
few days later they lost the fur on their backs.
ANEW anesthetic has been produced ln Germany
which is said to be, more effective and more agreeable than chloroform or ether. The new method will
do away with the necessity for an anesthetic attendant
at operations. ,
B
ACK in 1880 "Prof." (Ross Hall, who made hfh living
traveling about toe country demonstrating how electricity could produce light, was not allowed to show in
a building. Owners were afraid of fire or explosion, so
ids demonstrations wera all out of doors.
O the New Canaan, Conn., police force, is a genuine "cof-
itse hound." Sunday must have ihis coffee in a cup, with
a little mdlk and a great deal of sugar, 'before he will consider even the most tempting bonel
rj-i ORESTS produce timber much more/ rapidly under
f forest management than in the wild, virgin state. A
good stand of Douglas flr in western Oregon or Washington under management will produce merchantable saw
timber in approximately 60 years .
A   GIRL, aged two, named Winnifred Tierney, of Lille,
VTEW methods are being useid to measure the heat oth
***** Kllauea,  giant  volcano  of  Hawaii.   Under  direction \
of Dr.   T. A. Jagger, director of the Hawaii volcano ob-8-^*- France, Is claimed to be the youngest child to speak
servatory, borings teju feel deep dot the solid    rock   at fl four   languages.   Sho   can answer questions in French,
the crater at intervals of 1000 feet.   As soon ah the tem | English, German, and modern Greek.
peratures within are takep and recorded, the holes are J 	
capped with metal rings to preserve (hem, so that thej I nr HE   electrical   industry in Americals a thing of htu-
can be used for future observations.
EX-GUNNER JENKINS, who is said to have flred the
first British shell in the drive against Von Kluck'
troops in the batlei of Mons, arrived recently at Aue-k
land, New Zealand, to take up farming. Jenkins served
with E battery, Ii. 11. A. He took part ln many large
engagilnents on the western front, and came through
uninjured.
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GARBAGE of Berlin is to be made into artificial silk,
gunctton and other products. Kert Geiarson has re-
*8KJlly erected a large plant and announces that by hit
Mreess all cellulose matttSr will be sifted from the garbage and subjected to special treatment. He furthei
says tbat by distilling such matter as potato parings ami
pieces of wood, he can produce charcoal, tor and acetie
acid.
pendous  size.   During  1926  it  produced    and    sold
nearly $6,000,000,000 worth of service and equipment.
Poems From EasternLands
ARABIA
THERE  are
I
few growing things more attrctive than
that member tit toe lily family, tlie American helle-
iborei, known to tanners as "cow-poison,'' because lis roots-
disagrees violently' with tlieir herds. Cow-poison seems
to flourish in the northern states, amid bogs and swales;
but on the' tablelands ll extends iar stiullnvaidsinlo
West Virginia's virgin wilds.
w
hen Napoleon retreated irom Moscow,
the    last    time Ivan  Shapkov, of Lahtl,
lu 1X12, wus
Russia,   gut
drunk, lie told citosus takers recently when lie gave
them proof tbal lit) hail been born in 1782. As a young
soldier of 30 yeurs of age, he helped repel Napoleon's
Invasion of Russia. Hu is now M.*, years oltl and enjoying life and good health with his sixth wife, who ls 88
years old.
A cai.'PCiRNIA Inventor, busy on a light-projecting
•*"•*• apparatus for guiding aircraft during night flights,
gave an amtithlng proof of Hie concentrative capacity of
* his reflectors by turning tin*, reflector to the sun and
and looking a joint of meat in the heat of the reflected
rays. Incidentally, lie claims to ba able to throw a beam
of mill that will be visible a distance ol 430 miles.
THANK Uod every morning when you get up that you
have something to tlo that day that must be don
Whether you like it or not. Being forced to work antl
'or-nil io tit, your best will breed in you temperanci!,
self-control, diligence, strength of will, content antl n
httnJrod virtues w liU-li thc idle will never know.—Charles
Kingsley.
A I LOW that ran be turned loose on a field and that
- »• will plow the whole thing without the touch of a
man's hand has been perfected and put to work on a
Nebraska farm by F. L. Zlbach, of Orand Inland, Metr
The power is supplied by gasoline tractor, but l/r,i, con-
DIALOGUE BY RAI8
Rail
Maid of sorrow, tell us Why
Sad and drooping hangs thy head?
Is it grief that bids thee sigh?
Is it sleep that uieK thy (bed?
Lady
Ah! 1 mourn no fancied wound,
Pangs too true this heart have wrung,
Since the snakes which curl aroun
Selim's brows my bosom stung.
Destin'd now to keener woes,
1 must see the youth depart,
He must go, and as he goes
Hind at once my bursting heart.
Slumber may desert my bed,
'Tis not slumber's charms I
'Tis the robe of beauty spread
O'er my Selim's rosy cheek.
c>4ncient History"
(COMPILED FROM TWENTY-YEAR OLD 8UN  FILES.)
A party of scientists, consisting of the commissioners
ippolntcd by the Canadian and United States governments in connection with tbe international boundary
line survey, arrived in toe city Friday night.
The grading of Third street Ib at present being prosecuted with vigor by the Kettle Valley line, a temporary
track having been put down between Winnipeg avenue
and Bridge street to facilitate the work.
Quite a number of Boundary peoplt havo invested in
B. C. Copper company shares this year, and they feel
pretty good over it, with a 40 cent dividend announced.
The O.P.R. will probably place one or two switch engines permanently at Phoenix, assembling all orel trains
-t Hartford Junction and despatching them direct from
there to the smelters.
Fred Russell made a trip to Franklin camp last Sunday. He came back with bronzed face and calloused
hands merely from viewing the amount of work being
done in that camp at present.
NO TROUBLE
"Having any trouble these days
meeting your expenses, BUI?"
"Meeting 'em? Why, man I run
into 'em every time I move."
"YES, SIR"
Two flappers were flapping
One warmf afternoon,
If skirts grow much shorter
They're bathing suits soon.
/'
SLY PSYCHOLOGY
"Why did you tell that man he
looks like a Greek god?"
"As an Intelligence test," replied
Miss Cayenne. "If he begins to smirk
and act as lf he believed lt, it will
show he Ib halt moron."
A DIFFERENCE
Hank—Close that gate before the
chickens get out
Jake—Aw, they will come back
home.
Hank—Come back nothing—they'll
go home.
SALESMANSHIP
Mrs. Stouter—I want a live-pound
box of chocolates.
Clerk—YeB, madam. We are now
giving a reducing free tree with
every purchase.
Silas, the plowman, was used to
eating eleven doughnuts at tea time,
but then it was usually after a hard
day's work in   the fields.
One morning, however, it rained
heavily and Silas found it impossible
to do as much work as was his custom. So as he passed through toe
kitchen he called to the farmer's
wife:
"I shan't be eatln' so mlany of them
things at tea, ma'am. Ten'll be
enough—but make 'em bigger."
HELP WANTED
Man of the House—Don't say anything to your mistress, cook, but have
you a policeman calling on you to toe
kitchen?
Cook—No, sir.
Man of the House—Well, try to get
one. We must have somebody to
help eat up the] cold ham.
SUBDIVIDING  THE  CLOUDS
The airship leaves the earth behind;
And Fancy, growing bold,
Says, "catties In the air" we'll find
By agents bought and told.
EVER NOTICE?
Simpson—The newspaper printed
your letter, didn't it? What makes
you think the editor didn't agree with
the statements you made?
Samson—He didn't correct the
grammatical errors in it—or the mis
spelled words.
WHY HE WA8NT BOSS
"It I   were   you I'd 'be boss In my
own home, or know the reason why,"
exclaimed the bachelor to hit married
friend. |*fj|
"Yes, exactly," said the married
man.   "I know the reason why!"
IMPRESSIVE
Hobbs—What's the idea of a. small
firm like yours havlngsuch a massive
safe?
Dobbs—It helps the morale ot our
creditors.
SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT
Howl—You recommend   the  hotel,
but you   say   the   owneris   tacompe
tent!
Howell—No,  I  said—inexperienced
GOOD REASON
Diner—What's the matter with the
coffee?   It looks like mud.
Waiter—Well, sh*, it was ground
this morning.
THE POOR WORM
"Man's   a   tyrant,"   declared Mrs.
Scrappington.   "Isn't he, John?"
"Keally, my dear, I hardly—"
"Ib he or ls he not?"
''He It."
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tbat Aapirln nwana Bsjsr manafacturs, to assist tM public a-ratast InsitaUoaa, tba Tablets
et Barar Oompaa/ win ba stanpsd wltb tlwlr isotral trada ■art. tb   "	
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CITY REAL  ESTATE
FOR SALE
Applications lor immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, wit)*' Um
Municipality, are invited.
Priciest--From $25.01) per lot upwards.
Termsi—Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may he seen at liu
City! Office.
JOHN \-
1IUTTON.
City Clerk
Sometimes the informality
of the spoken word
is more effective
than a letter.
'LONG DISTANCE, PLEASE"
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and carries a number of. interesting
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Away back in tho sixties thousands of
acres of British Columbia's timber wore
sold lor one cont per acre, which looked
like a fair price——tben. To-day similar
timber is worth from 8150 to $200 un
acre, so tremendously has timber appreciated in value, within thc scope of an
average lifetime.
What  the young growth of to-day will
be worth sixty y< ars from now is beyond
computation if it is protected from fire
and allowed to reach maturity.
The m :ral is obvious.
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LA1IER STATU
•I.
Unity and liberty, he believed, could
only be attained through counsels of
moderation and tolefration. For this
reason he sought, in all that pertained to differences ot opinion, to
avoid coercion and to practice) conciliation. Unity and liberty were
equally essential as underlying principles in the national and iiiiiperial
policies. Appreciating" to the full the
significance of the differences in origin of the Canadian people, Sir Wilfrid believe-d with all his heardt that
only by a profound regard for each
other's point of view ln racial, re-
could the unity of Canada be maintained; and Canadian unity was Laurier's supreme aim. In the liberty
of worship, oflanguage and custom
guaranteed to his compatrots by the
policy of the Quelbec act of 1774, and
confirmed ln the Constitutional act
of 1791, he won his flrst confidence
in the breadth ot vision of British
statesmanship. In thet autonomy ot
the proovinces of our Dominion, he
came to feel a security in the larger
project of confederation. In national autonomy, he believed, lay the secret of imperial'unity. Self-govern
ment, expanding in area as lt deveil-
(Contlnued from Page 1)
him had a great attraction ln an agglomeration of continents under the
British crown.     The firm   basis   of
the British empire, next to the Brit-*
ish crown, he believed to lie in the
conYplete    autonomy of the self-goV-
(trning units.   Addressing the    then
Prince   ot   Wales,'  now his majesty
King George, on the occasion of the
Tercentenary  celebration at  Quebec
ln 1908, Sir Wilfrid said:   "As I advance in years I appreciate the more
the wisdom of that British constitution   undijr   which I   was born and
brought up, and under which I   have
grown   old,   which   has given to the
various portions of the empire their
separate) free governments.   It is our
proud boast that. Canada is the- freest
country in the world.   It is our boast
that   in   thiB   country liberty of all,
kinds, civil    and    religious    liberty, I °^ *lth time«,uch was his vision
flourish to the higheet degree."   To!'* ,un**-*«* b* "frtJ' and ""
those of hla own race, he never failed. v,s'01- <* Ub*-*t-*' ""--"tamed by unity.
to extol the degree to which he beloved Justice to be secured and rights
to lbe protected   under   the   British
flag.   Nor did he) hesitate heartily to
commend   the   tree 1 nstitutlons ot
Britain to those of other parts.   It
Is an open secret that in the* framing
and acceptance of the 'South African
constitution,-General Botha was not
a'little influenced by the counsel and
advice of   Laurier.   In a letter written to tSir Wilfrid, and read by htm
at    the Tercentenary celebration to
which l have Just referred. General
Botha said:   "It ls our Intention to
follow in the. footsteps ot Canada."
More than one part of the empire has
looked to Canada in the development
of free government.
The rights of mlnoritlqs were to
Sir Wilfrid a sacred cause. Frequently I have heard him say that to
be ot the minority In both race) and
religion was, in his public life, the
cross that had been given him to'bear
At the) time he became the leader of
his party, he Is known to have asserted that it would mean much of sacrifice in the end.. Hie was thinking
of how the, real significance of larger
issues ls often lost In appeals that
ara made to prejudice and passion.
But here kt us seek th perspective
of History. We know so little of the
real significance of crosses and sacrifice. To havei been of the minority
tn raoe and religion, as Sir Wilfrid
Laurier was, and to have enjoyed, as
he did, so great a confidence on the
-part of all will, I believe, come to be
recognized as the; crowning glory of
his career. Not only ln Canada did
It help to Inspire in the breasts ot
minorities a confidence ln his advocacy of Britlah traditions and laws,
but in the larger arena ot empire, lt
gave to men of other raccjs a faith In
the Justice and freedom ot British institutions which, with less In the way
of spam-pie, they might have found it
diflltult to possess.
A§"i seek for the guiding principle! In Laurier's leadership, 1 find
them ln the; words unity and liberty.
To his mind the one was indispensable to the other. There could be. no
true unity where boubts existed aB to
liberty; and there .could be no true
liberty    without   a conscious unity.
The imperial conference of 1926
has declared the British empire; to
be a group of self-governing common
ities, equal in status and ln no way
subordinate! one to another in any
aspect of their domestic or external
affairs. Here and now, lt is interesting to rcjcall that as early as 1897, in
London, at the time of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, Laurier
spoke of the British empire as "a
galaxy of nations." Jf, as is now generally accepted, "a community of
free nations" united by acommon al;
letgiance to the crown is an accurate
description of the British empire, lt
may, I think, truthfully be said that
few, if any, entertained this conception earlier or. In its entiretyof outline, more/ clearly than Sir Wilfrid
Laurier; and that working towards
its r ealization as he did, through
good report and Ul, no man ln his day
or generation contributed more to
what wd believe will prove to be the
enduring foundation of that great
structure.
All-Important, however, as is a
right development .dn inter-imptjjrial
relations, it was not on the place he
would hold ln the building of empire,
that Sir Wilfrid's thoughts were cent
tred. If he gave thought to the matter at all, it was of the! place he would
bold in the harts of the people, ln the
hearts of the peoplei in the land that
gave him birth, and in the humble
homes with which, in his boyhood, he
was so familiar. Therq was much
about him that made one think of
Abraham Lincoln. He gave more
study to the life of Lincoln than to
the life of ay other man. "With firmness ln the right, as God gives us to
see the right" were the; words he was
fondest of quoting; and more tha?
once he madrj them words ot counsel
and advice to the rising generation.
To the young sculptor who has made
the ©portrait about to' be unveiled;
we are indebted for an interpretation
of Laurier that would most have accorded with his own wish. II Is not
the Laurier ln the early your; of his
premiership, receiving a Vuighthood
from the| world's most illustrious
queen; nor the maturer Laurier, at.
the zenith of his power; but the Lau-
rierr of years, the Laurier of the people, fighting for the right as God
gave him to see the right.
That his spirit already has inspired the youth of our land is evidenced by what we shall see In a few
moments. In a competition open to
the sculptors of the world, the flrst
place waB won by the author of the
portrait in bronze about to be un-
vetiled. It was only after the award-
was made that it was discovered the
successful competitor was a young
French-Canadian, and in his twenty
seventh year, J. Emile Brunet, born
not many miles from where Sir Wilfrid him-Belf was born. I am free to
confess that it was not without some
misgivings,  bcicause   ot  his  youth,
that Mr. Brunet was commissioned
by the government to execute the
work. On behalf of the government,
I should likcpublicly to expess t o
him today our satisfaction with the
manner in which his task has been
performed, and our high admiration
of thel statue itself. As Canadians,
we share his pride, that the honor of
executing the statue of Sir Wilfrid
Laurier now erected on Parliament
Hill should have fallen to one of
whom Sir Wilfrid himself would have
been more than proud, and who has
given to his country one more notable
example of the artistic genius of the
people of the province of Quebec.
In conclusion, as a resident of Ottawa, may 1 be permitted to say .with
what pride we of this capital city behold this statue, In the place which
has been accorded on Parliament Hill
How befitting are the the surroundings! Here are the houses of 'parliament with which Sir Wilfrid's lite
was so intimately associated; yonder
are the Laurentian hills that he so
dearly loved; antl there the gate
through which he was wont to pass.
This city was identified with his public life more closely than any other.
It contains Innumerable associations
with his name. It was here that, for
many years, he and Lady Laurier
had their home, jit was his great
ambition to make it a capital of
whicb all Canada would be proud
To me there ls something deeply
impressive in this bronze figure stand
ing where it is. I have watched little children play about its base. How
Sir Wilfrid would bave loved tbat
I have seen men and women of all
walks of life come in the quiet of
evening to pay it reverence. Today,
it is given unto princes to do it hou
or. There ls something, however,
.■•ii .'; ore impressive than all thiB.
It. iii what is left "when the captains
and thr; kings depart." It is what tutu iu generations will see, when. w\
who knew him shall have passed
away, and others gather where we
today are assembled. It is the old
mail, with his bare head and his
White hair, standing alone, fighting
for the right as God gave him to see.
thu right.
WHY 8HE BOUGHT A BA3KET
Addressing a Philadelphia Sunday
school, Dr. J. M. Buckley, the emi
nent editor and divine, related an incident that greatly interested the
children. He told of meeting
ragged, hungry-looking child on the
street one day and upon questioning
her found that sho, had an Invalid
-mother and younger brothers and sis
ters who were without food. He gave
her a sliver dollar and thep followed
her to see what she would do with It.
"Now, children," he said, "what do
you think was the flrst thing she
bought with that money? Hands up,
Many children guessed, but no answer   proved to be correct.   Finally
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one boy at the back of the room ventured to put his hand up. The doctor asked for his answer.
"A basket," said the boy.
"Correct!" cried the doctor, delighted. "Here's a boy that thinks!
Now, my lad, would you be willing
to go up on the platform and tell us
why you think it was a basket "
After a great deal of coaxing the
boy went up, but he was reluctant to
talk.
"Go on," urged the doctor. "I'll
give you this silver coin if you'll tell
me why you think she bought a basket flrst."
"H e - b e c a use," stammered the
youngster at last, "because I was in
Canmden last Sunday and heard you
tell the same story there."
. Mew C.P.R. Her at Vancouver. 2. Bronte plaque uoseUed by Mayor Taylor of Vancouver.
3. Tho C.P.R. Docks aa they appeared In the early day* of thia port.
On? notable feature ot Greater
Vancouver's celebration of the
Diamond Jubilee ot Confederation—
and one that no other city in the
Dominion can boast of duplicating—
was the dedication and official opening of the new $6,000,000 Canadian
Pacific Pier B-C.
The new mammoth pier is the
second longest in the world, and was
planned with an eye to a prosperous
future when Vancouver will be one
of, if not the biggest, port on the
Pacific coast, and designed to accommodate at least two of the greatest
liners built.
It is a far cry from the first wooded
pile ocean docks built by the Canadian Pacific in the early spring of
1887 when Vancouver was a city of
stumps and possibilities to the present pier with nearly 3,000 feet of
berthing space available and accommodation for the cargoes of a dozen
of even the most modern ocean grey
hounds. Representing the last word
in modern machine construction, the
new pier is also notable for the
pleasing manner in which the practical has been combined with the
artistic.
The Canadian Pacific is interested
chiefly in the trade with the Orient,
Australia and New Zealand. Although imports and exports are of a
mixed character, the most valuable
single article is silk. Silk shipments
must be transferred from boat to rail
with the least -possible delay. Facilities embodied n the construction of
this pier ensure the rapid and careful
handling of all cargoes.
While designed primarily for the
use of its own ships, the C.P.R. will
allow pier B-C to be used by the ships
of other lines. Its length of 1,140 feet
permits the docking on either side, of
the largest of the present day trans-
Pacific boats—the Empress of Canada,   640   feet   m   length—-with   a
smaller vessel. Its width of 331 feet
permits a moderate sized boat to be
docked at the off-shore end at the
same time that either or both sides of
the pier are in use.
A special feature of the construction
of the pier is that a promenade ia
constructed down each side of the ].ier
leading from the head-house over
the roofs of the freight shetls. Con
nections are made from this pro.i*x'
nade to the ships by a long gangway
so that passengers may en-bark or
disembark without hindering the
freight handling on the lower deck
In officially opening the r'cr V ayor
Taylor unveiled a magnificent bronze
plaque, a gift of private citizens of
Vancouver, which bears the following
inscription: "Piers B and C. Formally
Opened and Dedicated to the Canadian Pacific Empire Service during
Greater Vancouver's Cele! rut!..n of
Canada's Diamond Jubilee of Confederation by Louis D.Taylor, I' —or
of Vancouver."
CRIPPLED INDUSTRY
"Jedge," a very large and determined colored woman announced as
she ushered a frightened ex-husband
Into his honor's chamber, "dis nigger
ain't paid me one cent ob alimony
for sebben months."
"What s the matter,
Inquired the judge,
been worklnk lately?"
"Nosuh,"   was   the   response,
ain't bin able to find mah dice.'
WHY TAX  REFUNDS AIDS  PROSPERITY
Sunday—John Jones reads in paper
that tax refund checks are being
mailed. Drops paper with howl of
delight, dasheh from apartment, buys
self three 50-cent cigars and blows
$1.40  on box of candy for wife.
Monday—Throws away radio batteries and pays$ 65r for A and B
tllminators. Wishes he could afford
a new set. Grumbles about cor looking shabby too.
Tuesday—Trades ln old radio for $6
on $275 Snooper Nootrodyne. Asks
wife how she fkeh that raldator cap
on the new Flipflop Eiht.
Wednesday—Pays $80 for new
overcoat. Detours eight blocks going
to office to pass Flipflop agency.
Thursday—GIveB wife $165 to buy
motoring costume. Calls up Flipflop
agencg and asks for demontratlon.
Friday—Swaps ln old car for $75
on new Flipfllop Eight at $2260.
Saturday—Receives tax refund of
, 27 cents.—Lift.
\Q
Sam " sternly
"Haven't  you
"Ah
Turning to his wife, the husband
remarked, "Relatives of yours, I suppose?"
"Yes, said his wife sweetly, "by
marriage.'
DO YOU WANT
THE PEOPLE
TO READ YOUR
ADVERTISEMENT
People take  The  Sun
because    they   believe
it is worth the price we
charge    for   it.    It   is
therefore reasonable 1 a
suppose that they r-
its contents, include g
advert is nients.       ?
is  not always the
wifh newspapers   th
are  offered  as   premiums with chromos or
lottery tickets
WE DO NOT
WANT CHARITY
ADVERTISING-
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 (he public that will ^ benefit
them and you as well,
the newspaper reaches
more people than a bill
board
SUN READERS
KNOW WHAT
THEY WANT
and if you have the
goods you can do business with them
J THE SUN: GRAND FOBKS, BBHISH COLUMBIA
Scientifically Pacfed
ws
As free from dust as tea can be.
NEWS0FTHLCI1YNEWGAME
The residence owned by A. VV.
Smith, Great NortheTii conductor, ln
the West end, was completely destroyed by fire on night Tli« build-
and Is said to havo heen Insured for
$1000.
A grass fire, saitl to have been
started by a C.Pslt. freight engine at
Gilpin on Wednesday, appeared to be
still burning last nlgt.
Miss marie Dobry, who has been
yisitig her mother ln this city for a
short time, returned to Seattlct last
Saturday.
Mrs. P. T. McCallum and daughtw
Buphy returned yesterday morning
from a trip to the springs near Nakusp, B. 0,
(Continued from Page 1.).
Midway    mountains),    open    season
from September 1 to December 15.
Rev. and Mrs Beattie and daughter returned on Wednesday evening
from their vacation trip to the coast.
James Berry, of this city, this week
purchased Mrs. G. A. S. Bcill's ranch
qroijerty in the North Fork district.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Mitchell and
family re-turday from a two weeks'
vacation trip to the coast.
Miss  Pauline Sloan, of Seattle, Ib
Visiting hc,r mother Inthis city.
OF
DICTION PRICES
Comtalttee of Direction prices, f.
O.b. shipping point:
Plums,  Peach,  layered    $ 1.25
Apricots, No.  1, per 4-bskt    1.75
Apples,  wraipped,  per  box    ..Ct*j
In   crateis       1.75
Cookers     1.50
Tomatoes, Semi, No. 1    1.25
#ditto, NO. 2      1.00
Cucumbers, per box  50
Celery, washed, per lb Ofi
Celery, unwashtfd, per lb 05
Peppers and Eggplant, per lb 15
Onions,  Bermuda,crates.per   ton 55.00
Sets, In sacks, per ton  40.00
Silverskin,  por peach  box    1.25
Ca'bbage,   standards,  per   ton.... 30.00
Ponies,  per ton    35.00
Carrots,  per ton    30.00
Beets, per ton   45.00
Turnips,   Squash   and Marrow,
per ton    40.00
Potatoes, strlaght off mixed cars,
per ton   28.00
'W-ishington—
Pent-he"-, Dewey, per box     1.10
Aprirots,  per  4-bsltt  crate     1.50
Plums, Peach, 4-bskt cratci 1.30
Tomatoes,   28-Ib   lug        1.00
Onions, Walla Walla, per cwt....   1.20
Apples,   Wealthy  and   Duchess,
Unwrapped, $1.50 to     1.75
/California—
Pears,  180 antl  largor    2.50
Plums, per box      1,40
Cantaloupes, 'Standards      1.78
Cantaloupes,  Flats   75
THE ART OF MAKING TEA
Spalding Black, on the staff of tin
Salada Tim company, reoantly prepared an Interesting leaflej entitled
"The Art of Correct Ton Maldng."
Approximately 20,000,000 cups of ten
art! consumed every day In Canada,
antl yet It Is doubtful If one-tenth of
this number Is prepared witli the necessary care to bring out the full flavor of thi' toa leaf so lhat this stimulating anil refreshing drink may be
thoroughly enjoyed. Tha following
is from "The Art of Correct Tea Making":
Tea Is on- of the kindliest blesa.
Ings of nature. In Its comforting Indulgence ono con lost-l tho worries
of tho day and forget the fatigue of
effort.
The full of a cup of this gracious
bevcr g ( can only be reached whon
fine f.iialily tea is used and ceremonial tai-j exercised In Its preparation,
to drav/ each tiny leaf thc essence
of bavor and relrtishment with which
it has been endowed by nature.
'How to prepare tea:
■In the countries or tha Kant, where
the drinking of tea has been enjoyed
FUR-BEARING ANIMALS
In the Eastern district, all fur-bearing animals (except Beaver and
Muskrats), open season from November 15 to April 30, 1928.
'In the Eastern district, Muskrats
and Beaver, open season from March
16 1928, to April 36, 192.8
GAME BIRDS
Ducks
Ducks (except wood and Eider
Ducks), Wilson Snipe, Coots, Geese
and Brant, throughout the Eastern
district, , open season from Septeu>
ber 15 to December 31.
Grouse and Ptarmigan
Blue Grouse only, in the Eastern
district, in that portion thereof
known as the (irand Forks-Greenwood electoral^ district and that portion of the Sinilkameen electoral
district situate anl lying east of Allison creek, the South Similkameen
river and the Pa-ayton river, open
season from September 15 to October 15.
Grouse (Blue and Willow) and
ptarmigan (except Prairie Chicken
or (Sharp-tailed Grouse), in the Eastern district, in that portion thereof
known as the Cariboo electoral district, open seaso i from September
15 to November 15. In the remainder of the Easter;*, district (except
the electoral districts of Omineca,
Skeena, Fort George, .Atlin, North
andSnuth Okanagan, open season
from September Ji to October 15.
Ptarmigan, in tlio Eastern district,
in that portion tboreof known as the
electoral districts of Omineca.Skeena
Fort George and- Atlin, open season
from September 15 to November 15.
Prairie Chicken or Sharp-tailed
Grouse, in the 1.'astern district, in
that portion thereof known as the
electoral district of Fort George,
situate and lyin-; to the north and
east of the Rocky mountains, open
season from Sei '.emlber 1 to October 15. In the Ei.'Lern district, in
those portions of ,he electoral dis?
tricts of Cariboo a id Lillooet. situate
and lying to the couth of the   53rd
parallel ot latitude, open season from
October 15 to October 31.
Quail
Quail, in the Eastern district, in
that portion thereof known as the
electoral district of Similkameen and
South Okanagan, open season from
October 15 to November 15.
Pheasants
Pheasants, cock birds only, ln the
Eastern district; in the electoral district of South Okanagan; that portion of the Similkameen electoral
district situate and lying to the east
of Allison creek, tbe South Similkameen river and the Pasayton river;
ln the electoral district of North
Okanagan (except that portion situate and lying to the east of the Coldstream municipality), and ln the municipality and district municipality
of Salmon Arm, open season from
October 15 to November 16.
Cock birds only, ln the Eastern district, ln the North Okanagan electoral district, comprising that certain
parcel or tract of land lying within
the drainage area of Duteau, Harris
and Bessette creeks, and being
bounded on the north by the Creigh
ton valley Vernon road, on the west
by the eastern boundary of Coldstream municipality, and on the
south by the south boundary of the
North Okanagan electoral district,
open season from October 15,to October 31.
Cock birds only, ln the Eastern
district, in thatportion of tbe electoral distric of Creston situate and lying to the west Kootenay Landing,
open season from October 15 to October 16.
Cock birds only, tn the Eastern
district,' in that portion of the electoral district of Lillooet along the
Fraser river from Big Bar creek on
the north to Texas creek on the
south, extending a, distance of ten
miles on the west side of the Fraser
river and for a distance of thirty-five
miles on tbe east side of the said
river, open season from October IS
to October 31.
European Partridge
European Partridge, ln the Eastern district, in the electoral districts
of Similkameen and North and South
Okanagan, open season from October
15 to November 15.
In tbe -Eastern district, in that portion thereof known as the municipality of Salmon Arm, open season
from November 1 to November 15.
total
total
total
Daily bag limit, 3; total bag limit, 12.
European Partridge.—Dally bag
limit, 4; total bag limit, 15.
Ducks.—Dally bag limit, 20;
bag limit, 150.
Geese.—Dally bag limSt,  10;
bag limit, 60.
Brant—Dally bag limit, 10;
bag limit, 50.
Wilson Snipe.—Daily bag limit, 25;
total bag limit, 150.
Coots.—Daily bag limit, 25; total
bag limit, 160.
Every person, upon the request of
anyy constable or game warden,
shall furniah satisfactory proof to
him of the locality and dates on
wbich any game was by him killed
or taken.
The open season declared by the
regulations do not apply to tbe hunting, taking or having ln possession
of quail, pheasants, prairie chicken
(sharp-tailed grouse) or partridges
when snow is on the ground,
for a thousand yea .71 or more, the sub
jefct of preparinc the leaf for consumption has beet 'ie a fine art and
a ceremony, but tha full delicious refreshment and healthful stimulation
may bt( extracted irom the fragrant
tea-leaves if the f--Mowing rules are
followed  eyactly:
Rule No. 1—Thr best quality of
Via must be used. The tea also must
be fresh, to yield 1'ie full goodness.
Rule No. 2—The quality of the waler used will affet tha bavor of the
leverage ln the cup. Draw fresh
cold water and brln ? It to a hard bubbly boll. Never u I i water that has
been boiled before. Sometimes chlo-
Ine put in water to iiurlfy It will commit tely change the flavor of the tea.
The water Is lo biine, however, and
not tho ten.
Rule No. 3—It i. proper that only
a crockery or china teapot be used,
never one of metal or any other substance if the pure and delicious flavor of tht| tea is lo be drawn out. Tea
likewise should ne ar be enclosed In
a lii'tal tea-ball.
Rule No. 4—The tc-apot must be
scalded out with boiling water and
while It is warm, p: ice in it one level
teaspoonful of tea for each cup required.
Rule No. 5—Nov pour the boiling
water on the leave >. Allow to steep
in a warm plac for we minutes.
Stir just sufficiently to diffuse the
full' strength of Ih ;tea. Then pour
ihe llpuid off thejiaves intoanother
heated vessel, unit' s served Immediately. If ipburod o:' in this way, the
tea will not taku on bitter taste,which
■ven lhe finest tea wil! do unless
prevented from over-steeping. Tea
made according to these rules will be
fragrant, di Melons and completely
satisfying.
AN   EPHEMERAL   LOT
The little shop-girl was reading
the newspaper on her way down
town in the subway.
i"What are, nonagenarians?" she
asked ber friend who sat beside
her."
"I don't know," was the reply.
"Why, What about it?"
■'Well, they must be a sickly lot
Whenever I read about them they
are almost always dying."
PRECOCIOU8 LOGIC
The active mind of youth often
finds a nugget of wisdom ln a matrix
of misunderstanding. That was the
case with the little girl referred to
in J. U. H.'s Weekly. She Jumped
hastily at a wrong conclusion, but
landed on a bed rock of fact!"
"Papa, pro and con mean opposltes,
don't thep " she Inquired
"Right," said the parent.
"That must be whp thep speak of
progress and congress,' she concluded.
CHILDHOOD'S  FAVORITE  TREat
Early one morning last winter when
the thermometer was near zero, a
man who directs the operation of a
score of newsboys considered it a
good idea to give the boys some food
to help them combat the cold. He
invited them all into a restaurant.
"Now order what you want" he said
to them, "so you'll be able to keep
warm when you go out on the street."
And every mothers son ot them
ordered Ice cream.
AND NOW VOU KNOW
"Ah,   you   are   the young man ln
question.   What's   your  name?"
"Ivan AuBzelchmmugencugtekt."
"How do you spell it?"
"As it is pronounced!" -
«r:    i."   f-i>
,-'i9i\t8'* --,
rj«>4J***A
CANCELLATION  DF  RE8ERVE.
•NTOTICKISHI-UKY -ilVENIIiat thr- reserve
*■* cnvi-rtnir J.„ts 8'K*6„, !to07», sons, and
•Sttl'-, Kiinilianicui Hivlsitm uf Vnle Distrlot,
la cs needed.
G.E. NADEN,
Deputy Miuister of Lands.
Dvpirtsneiit of Lunds,
s'ieturin. R.C.
UOt Jul*-, 1M7.
'S
BAG   LIMITS
Big Game
Deer.—No person anywhere ln the
Eastern district shall kill or take or
have ln their possession during the
open season more than two deer, all
of which must be of the male sex.
•Bear.—No person anywhere ln the
province shall at any tbne kill or
ake or have in their possession during the open season more than two
grizzly bear and three bear of any
other species.
Mountain Sheep.—-In that portion
of tbe province north of the main
line of the Canadian National railway, formerly known as the Orand
Trunk Pacific railway, no person
shall at any time ktll or take or have
tn their possession more than two
mountain sheep. In the electoral
districts of Fernie, Cranbrook and
Columbia, and in those portions of
the Cariboo and Lillooet electoral
districts situate and lying to the
south of the 52nd parallel of latitude
and west of the Fraser river, no person shall at any time kill or take or
have in their possession more than
one mountain sheep.
Caribou.—'In that portion of the
Eastern district lying to the north of
tbe main line of the Canadian National railway, formerly known as
the Orand Trunk Pacific railway, no
person shall at any time kill or take
or have In their possession during
the open season more than two
caribou, and In those portions of the
Eastern district lying to the south
of the Canadian National railway,
formerly known as the Grand Trunk
Pacific railway, no person shall at
any time kill or take or have ln their
possession during the open season
more than one caribou.
Wapiti (Blk), Moose and Mountain
Goat.—Throughout the province no
person -shall at any time kill or take
or " have in their possession during
the open season more than one wapiti (elk), one moose and two mountain goat.
Game Birds
Pheasants (cock birds only).—Except in the electoral district of Creston: Dally bag limit, 44; total bag
limit, 15. In the electoral district of
Creston: Daily bag limit, 3; total
bag limit, 6.
Quail.—Dally bag limit, 10; total
bag limit, 100.
Grouse and Ptarmigan (except Prai
rie Chicken or Sharp-tailed Grouse.—
Daily bag limit, 6 of one species or
12 of all species; total bag limit, 50
in tbe aggregate.
Prairie    Chicken    or   Sharp-tailed
Grouse.—In the electoral district of
Fort   George: Daily    bag   limit, 6;
total bag limit, 50.   In the electoral! OfflM   alt   Rs   F.   PstCto's Store
districts   of   Cariboo  and   Lillooet:' Pkoae 64
DONALDSON
{GROCERY
Phone SO
Try our Special Tea
oiat 65c per lb
Shoes, Shirts, Overalls
Good,- values for your
money.
Call and see Jus before
purchasing.
JOHN DONALDSON
General Merchant
GRAND F  RKS
Transfer Co.
DAVIS fiHANSBN, Prop.
'/•Gity Baggage and General
Transfer
Coal,   Wood and
for Sale
Ice
Get Your
Groceries
at the
CITY GROCERY
1
Phone 25
'Service and Quality"
E.C, Henniger Co.
SYNOPSIS OF
IliNDACTAMENDMENTS
Grain, Hay
Flour and Peed
Lime and Salt
Cenent and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, It. C.
/■MUi vuluc of well-
-*■ pn.Aited,iu-ut appearing stationery us
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult u'i before going
olsflvrnre.
Wedding invitations
Bail ['l'ogi'ums
Bush 3es cards
Vi ' ng cards
SIT ' ing tags
Letterheads
Statements
Notehcnd-i-
Pamphlol3
Price lists
Envelopes
Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
Posters
Menus
New Type
Latest Style
Faces
I
THE SUN
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PRK-EMPTIONS
; Volant iiurb.«rv-,l, surveyed (Jruw,i lauds
may beiiM-einpteil by Uriel I, ssibjs.ni. orar
18 years ol am', ami liy alien. „„ UiHilarlii-i
luteullutito Ueouie Hi Iti.h subjeols, oun.||.
tissual ui'iiii rtj.t Ion— iKftlil-satliiii anil Im-
prsivasfscsit fur asrl'luslliaml pin,,,,...
Full Inform;,ll ,,i com el'U ni! re -ulnllon.
rigHrdliigpreeiiiulionslaglreu In Hnlli-tlu
No. I, Uu i --arias. "How to Pre-mnui i.uihI."
copies.,* wl.lch tun be obtained freu of .liurge
by ail.lrasslusr Use Uep.srtiiiatit or Units,
| Victoria, IS.... oranyUtiveruuieiu Agent.
Keeords will be niuilo m-verlng only laml
suitable I or aif t Icnllnrai pu -. -.ises, ami „hi, b
Is uot tlmbjrla.ij. I ,„ c»nr»lss,r ovi-r u.t-uu
hoard l»at i*r slurs) weat ul sue Uoast 'lunge
anil 8 WW fuel per aure ia»l t-l tbat '«„**
Sapplictitioiis fur ps-o-einptloris are to be
aildressi'il tu -be Uud U'in inlisiuiier ol the
UudllsKuruliia-u'ivislon.in wblib the land
applied for is situated.und are male oo
printed forms ouples a: ,,,,, ■,, obtained
from th i Land UTMlDiSilo'ler..
Pre-emptions must b» uooiitileil for Hv,
yearsand 1 „ i>r„ve.,i-.iit. ,ue l„ , „ v»iue „/ ,u
por aore, Ihalu 11 y olj.ri.i., „,d uulUvaHl,,,,
at least live sores, before is Uruwu Oruut emi
be received..*
For more dctatieu tiitorius,iioii sue tlu llnl.
letlu'-Huw tol're-impt h-iud."
PURCHAtea.
Application-are received fur pun-Use of
mount and unreserved Urnwn Unds,.i9»u.
Ing tiuiberlHiid, for agricultural purposes'
minimum price of ilr.t-oiuss (arable) land la
» per acre, uud mo"ml-e.a.. (,„,,!,,,) laud
tt.-) per acre. Kur.lier Information .egsrd-
ugpurithawor l.a,, uf Crown l»udal,,|„,M
lu Hulletli. K„. io. u,sd Series. •••»„,chaw „,d
Lease of Crowu Lands.',
Mill, factory, or industrial sites „u tlml„r
laud, not exceeding to aores, may be pur.
sussed or loa.ed, on oonditlous Including
pu) incut ur .-iiiuinajre,      •
HUMttctire ■ t-JASK-vsuy
Unsurveyed areas, uot excee-lluif T373J5,
may be leased as hniuealtiw, couuliloual upou
u dwelling being . ected lu lhe firat year,
title being ebtaluablc after residenoe and
Improvement eoudltious sre fuimied aud laud
haa beeu surveyed.-;
LIASES        I 1
'•Tgraaing and Industrial puipoMtTaraas
not exceeding ««tlacres may be loused by oue
person or aoompauy,
n GRAZING.
l-udof the (SMtliig Act the Province la
divided Into graaing districts and Ihe range
administered under a Oraxlng Com*
missioner. annual graaing iiennlts ara
issued based on uumbers ranged, priority being given to establish tl ownera. Stook
owners mar form associations for rassge
management. Freo, ur purtlally tree, permits
aiu availablee lor settler., tampers and
travellers up to ten head.
kTscheek
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
o^lar ia
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Confectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C
PalaceBarber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty"
'i*i
P. A. Z. PARE, Proorietor
..FIRST ST, NEXT P. BURNS'
JI. E. MCDOUGALL
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER S
Afts-Mlt
bunlnion Mo.iuuiental Worka Q
LAab-ratoa Vt otitic La Co. Hoofina,!
" ESTIMATES FURNISNEDS      7
BOX 33} BRAND FORKS, B. C
PICTURES
AND PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture Made to Qrder.
Also Repairing of all Kind*.
Upholstering Neatly Dona
R. G. HoCOTGHBON
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