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 The sound of a kind word soon dies, but the memory of it lives forever
THB regular meeting of the Grind
Forks city council was held in
the council chafaber on Wednesday evening, the mayor and all
aldermen except Aid. Donaldson being iiesent.
A letter from the residents of the
Ruckki addition thanked the council
for having secured the Third street
railway bridge for the use of pedestrians.
An oger for lots 1 and 2, block 2,
plan 89, wiu refused and a price of
S150 was placed on the property.
A letter from the C.P.R. regarding
the transfer of a portion of Third
street waB left over for further con-
•.    ..
"Tell roe what you Know Is tni->
I can toeu as well at yoa."
! Itgal
sideration and the securing
Aldermen Miller and Simmons, together with the mayor, were appoint'
ed a court bf revision of the munlci-
pill voters' list for 1928. The vrst
session of the court will be held in
the city office at 10 a.m. on December  10.
The bylaw confirming sales ot tax
lands was finally passed and signed.
Why You Sh6uld
Insulate Your Home
Complete Bulletin, Prepared by G.D.
Mallory, Natural Resources Intelligence 8ervice, Department of the
Interior, for the Dominion Fuel
rISULATION as applied to houses
may be defined as the use of a
building material, or ot a form of
construction, or both, by which the
passage of heat is resisted. It is as
a. rule appl.ed to walls and roof and
ln some cases to foundations.
House insulation is a subject ot
great importance in countries with
extreme, climates. Canada ls, ttiere-
tore, vitally concerned, yet almost
every other lmportt-nt factor in
house construction haB received more
In the early days, when fuel and
structural materiasl were cheap.when
thick timber and Btone walls were
commonly used in building, and when
people wore heavy woollen ylnter
clothing, the question of iAulEjtton
was relatively unimportant. Now,
however, with rapidly increasing
costs of both fuel and houe osenstrue
tion andd thu subsequent advent of
thin walls, the situation has entirely
changed. People cannot allort any
longer to waste heat. Not-only
must new houses be insulated to en-
aure economy and efficiency in the
use of fuel—but the insulation of existing houses is equally Important as
a means of reducing the cost of living and promoting more healthful
and comfortable living conditions.
The domestic coal stoves and furnaces in present use deliver to the
housei interior at best, only 5.0 to 60
per cent of the heating vaule of the
fuel. The economical use of thle
available heat is entirely t| matter of
of reducing tho heat leakage through
walls and moot to a minimum. This
fact has been long appreciated by
heating engineers and by many ar-
chitects and builders, but the general
public, which is most concerned, le
Just commencing to realize the value
of Insulation In preventing the escape of Indoor heat In the winter and
the entry of outdoor heat in the summer.
In cold storage and refrigeration
plants, where a temperature ts maintained of from 10 to 80 degrees lower
than that of outdoors, depending on
the season, dt ls found economical to
use from 6 to 8 Inches o the most
efficient insulating material; yet
many householders endeavor to main
tain slmllsr temperature ditferencer
during the heated season,
with no ef
fectlve insuulatlon whatever.
Bach -prospective householder
should plan to insulate his house
against loss o heat and eah owfener
of a cold, draughty, uncomfortable
house should Investigate the P°sb1
bllltles of using Insulation to rented}
these undesirable conditions.
In the following discussion of the
various advantagtls of an "Insulated
House" it is assumed that good build
dng practice Ib followed and that a
suitable thlckneBs of Insulation-lt
applied to both walls and roof.
'It must be borne in mind that the
ability of insulators to prevent the
passage of heel varies considerably
Their insulating value Is usually ex
pressed ln British Thermal units ol
heat transfer/per square foot of sur-
fate, Par 7-inch thickness. Since
many of tho InuBlators ln common
use are considerably less thatn 1 Inch
In -Afekness the theorrattcal value
presented may not be realized ln actual practlcd. Therefore, ln conslde-
gring heat Insulating material, dt Is
well to secure comipalrative nsulatlng
values, wherever possible, by consulting the results of actual wall
tests mada by competent Investigators under typical climatic condition*.  _L~
New Guinea
Would  Save Canada  Millions Yearly
If all tha residential! buildings in
Canadt| were properly insulated
against loss of heat an annual saving
of at least -$30,000,000 would result.
Assuming a fuel consumption of one
ton of anthracite coal (or itsequlva-
lsnt in other fuels) per capita for domestic purposes, the annual Canadian
requirements would be about 9,000,-
000. Wdth coal at $16 a ton andd an
assumed fuel Bavlng of 20 per cent
to be effected by insulation, an annual reduction ot $30,000,000 in do-
mestir fuel costs would thereby be
On this basis of calculation, the
cities of Montreal, Toronto, Hamilton, and Ottawa would save nearly
$q,000,0000 annually in fuel bills
Individual Householde r
A survey covering a large number of individual cases lnddcates that
for an average' - insulated house of
six to eight rooms an annuel saving
of at least three tons of coal or its
equivalent ln other fuels may be expected, amounting to approximately
$60 per annum. This figure may
safely be ttken as a fair average one
although examples of much larger
savings have been recorded.
Practical  Tests
At the Armour Institute of Technology, Chicago, Prof. J. C. Peebles
conducted a series of practical tests
on the economies to be effected by
insulation as applied to the walls arid
roofs of several! frame and brick bungalows 16 felet by 32 feet by IO feet.
He found that with thick insulation
an average annual saving of six tons
of fuel waa uosslble, as well as an
Initial economy ot $375 and $225, respectively in the cost of a hot-water
or steam-heating plant for such bungalows,
The University of Saskatoon recently constructed several test
houses to determine the effects of
insulation under practical conditions,
the eixperibents being under the direction of Prof. Greig. Although the
results of these tests were not expressed in terms of annuajl fuel savings, they indicated very considerable reductions in the heat loss to be
egected by insulation which, when
calculated theoretically for an average adzed house* indicated savings of
from IH to 7 tons of coajl annually,
depending on the method of construe
tion and the type of Insulation used.
Reduces  Furnace Operation
Jn an insulated house the heat ts
retained go well that lt ds possible to
reduce materially the usuejl period of
furnace operation by the Judicious
use of fireplaces, cook stoves, and
auxiliary heaters during the chilly
days of spring and autumn.
Less Work and Worry
The labor and celre necessary to
operate successfully a heating plant
are reduced to a minimum by the use
of insulation in the basement, walls,
and roof of a house. By reason of
the low heat loss.less fuel will be required, with a subsequent saving of
labor ln the) handling of fuel and
ashes. In addition, the heating plant
will require considerably less attention because of the ease of maintaining a comfortable temperature.
Warm In Winter
No rooms "hard to heat" are found
In an insulated house—the north side
ls as warm as the south amd the upstairs rooms are as comfortable as
the lower ones.   Tha closed parts of
the house remain warmer overnight
and the bedrooms are readily warmed up ln the morning on closing the
windows and turning on the heat.
((Continued from Page 3.)
DESPITE the steady work of
Missionaries and the creation
of skeleton government organizations by Australia' and Holland,
New Guinea (or Papua) continues to
be the least known of the large
islands of the world. Much of this
obscurity is due to size itself. New
Guinea is the most extensive Island
dn the world outside the polar regions..
The island is strikingly dffereut
from nearby lands. In Coming to
Papua! from Malasla it is the sudden
contrast in the people which makes
the most startling dmpresslon on
one's mind. The Malay, grave, reserved and dignified, is as unlike his
New Gulnean neighbor as a Chinaman ls unlike a Eropean. These islanders are, a happy, boisterous lot
until some little thing offends them,
when they at once become sullen
and  treacherous.
The pure Papuan ls very dark
brown, usually a well-built, thich-set
man of medium height. Occasionally
'individuals are seen who are slight,
short, and who have strongly marked
Negritos characteristics. These- probably represent survivals of the very
earliest human Inhabitants of the region, ep were the Negritos in the Philippines. Out on the Pacific coast toward the old German territory the
human type is markedly different.
Here in varying degrees one meets
people who have characteristics ot
other island groups to the eastward,
for there probably have been accidental colonizations along this shore.
When the Pacific territorial transfers began during the World w.ar,
German New Guinea was added to
th«, British possessions ln the island
£iptt placed under Australian control;,
the western half has for 75 years belonged to the Netherlands. Though
the Island cannot properly be considered as part of the Malay archipelago, its population being Polynesian
and Negrito, it is otfen so elapsed because part of it is politically a portion of thei Dutch East Indies.
Interior Almost Unknown
Great tracts of the more than 300,-
000 square miles of this enormous island have not been explored and prac
tically nothing is known afbout the
great range of mountains in its interior, many of thei peaks of which
are more than 12,000 feet in height.
Five or six of them dwarf every moun
tain peak ln the United States in com
parison. Were the dsland ieself set
down on continental United States it
would cover a strip of land from the
eastern tip of Massachusetts to Nebraska and as far southward as the
city of Washington.
Cannibalism exists among the wilder tribefe. They are spirit worshipers, though they are too edflcient in
mental development to have made
their system of religion at all complex, but theiy are hemmed about by
thousands of superstitioons and taboos.
Neither the men nor the women of
the island botehr much about tailoring and dressmaking bills. The one
dress of a New Guinea woman lasts
hex a lifetime—for lt usually consists
only of the tatoolng made upon her
skin or a series of small sca|rs made
in a pattern across her chest and
shoulders. But the "curse of rags,"
which has spread through the South
Sea 'Islands with the coming of the
white man, is taking hold in New
Guinea, too.ajnd the native is now
trading birds of paradise for tawdry
pieces of cotton print.
Even dn their most primitive state
the various trobes of natives of the
lslahdlove personal adornment. Some
of the islanders pierce the septa ni
thhelr noses with a sha|rp heated
bone, and throughh tbe holes thrust
bowers, feathers or bones.
Widows Harshly Treated
'The island enjoys one distinction
not many other large areas of thc
earth can boast—a great shortage of
women, hence polygamy does not ex
dst. Even so, the poor widows are
made to Buffer such indignitieB be
cause of the death of their lords that
few ot them are able to attract another husband. The widow's "weeds"
of some of the ftribes are queer little
poke bonnets made of bark, and
among other tribes the benighted
must wear  suspended  around  their
BOUT   forty-three    members
of the Kettle River Rifle association sat down to a banquet in the Grand    Forks   hotel   on
Wednesday evening, the occasion being the annual meeting of the asso-
.. . „ . elation.   After the repast, the prizes            ■—• - 	
S°lIl^^^«^",^.-fe^^!2!S * ■«* tr°Phles won "y *»e memeers atl on the dual language question. "The
the shoots during the past season: government will not tolerate, and I
were distributed. The presentations. am 8Ure the legislature would not ap-
were, of course, accompanied by the' Prove of any foreign language in the
usual  speech-making. ' public schools of this province.
i    The following o;cers were elected      "Should  we  grant  such  a  concea-
idiom.   Dialects   vary   not   by  prov- association for the ensuing'"ion   to   the   Doukhobors, people of
inces or physical divisions, bu   actu-; fl «, many natlonalltle8 herewould  ^ en.
ailly by villages. And the worst of it - *    _     .. ,/ .     _       .7   *
.... . . , „   iG. Smyth;  president and captain, G.
.is that words pronounced in exactly'       _      . '      , ,_   _   *    "'
\. ...       B.  Garrett;   vice-president,  T.  Love;
the same way may mean something .        '        :■„-.,       .
.,   ,     -,_       .       . ,. i secretary, John A. Hutton;* treasurer,
entirely different a few miles away. I „.__   ..'.. 1 "*""^""'j
Sometiipes there is a variation of one
seemingly       inconsequential      letter
which reverses a meaning.
In one cape it was found ofter some
has reached a condition where seemingly minor matters of motoring deportment have become of real impor-
* as they are, on, any main thoroukh-
necka by a fiber rope a coconut shell  'are duringyh^aqtlve motoring sea-
fllled wdth rancid lard, which Is suf-  sons, a very slight "failure/ in caution
flcient in itself to keek all aspirants ' may cause a| serious accident.
at a distance. |	
The   principal-  commodity   whioh
New Guinea produces ls the coconut,
and more than a million and a half
dollars' worth of copra] ls shdppod to'
the United States each'year. To Ger-1
mans is due the credit of having dis-'
covered the many uses of this valu-'.
able product and for developing the j
Industry to some extent before 19y4.1
But  the  real  mercaihnt  prince  who'
made the wheels oi the industry go
round was a womasn. Half Scotch,
half Samoan, this remarkable person,
whom th8 natives nicknamed "Queen
Emma," opened up thousands ot
acres of coconut trees and employed
of the pk-ntations, which she bought
for a box of tobacco, sold for almost
Strange  Variety of  Dialects
-Missionaries find a big problem in
ICTORIA, Nov. 28.—When British Columbia Doukhobors requested Premier MacLean to
allow the Introduction o tfhe Russian
language into their schools ln the interior of this province, they were
met with a firm refusal. Dr. Mac-
Lean, who is minister of education,
declined to consider for a moment
the Idee' °t a dual language in any of
thei public schools.
A program, under which Russian
as well as English would be used In
the Doukhobor schools of the Interior
was laid before the premier by Gab-
kog, representing Peter Veter Veregin, the younger.and head of the
Doukhobor communities. They said
the Doukhobors planned to bring
Russian teachers here from Russia
to educate their children with the
use of their native language.
"There la no objection to the Doukhobors studying tlieir own literature in their own homes," the premier said, in explaining his attitude
Wm. Liddicoat;  range officer,  T. H.
Wilkinson.;  member of executive, W.
titled to ask for the use ot their languages in the public schools, and we
should have a real dual language
puestlon on our hands.
"The    general      school     situation
Gowans;  range committee, A. Ruzic-  among the Doukhobors, which form-
kc(, W. Vant, F. J.   Miller;   auditors,   ed an acute problem i, few years ago,
years of teaching that a word used to
designate the Holy Spirit actually
meant, ln that locality, sweet potatoes!
> Along the coast the natives have
become superficially civilized rlnd a
number of them have become Christianized. Cannibalism has disappeared there, but contact with the
economic system ot the whites has
not been without its evils. Especially has the indenturing of the natives
to work for several years a|way from
their homes tended to break up their
family life and to give them habits
and points of view not conducive to
happiness when they return to their
old environment.
D. C. Manly, J. A. Hutton.
By Erwin Greer
SIGNALING from a motor car
ought to be universal Signtls
should be the same everywhere
and should mean exactly the same
under all conditions. If there is any
factor of doubt, the value of the signal is completely lost. Furthermore,
just one person, the driver, should
indicate the course tbat the cor is
about to take, because he is the only
one who knows with complete certainty just what he Is going to do.
It seems almost impossdble that
there should be any doubt as to the
proper signals to use ln Indicating
the various movements of a car in
traffic. The generally used system
of he|nd wigwaggdng has come into
being because it comes naturall to
most drivers. It has been evolved
and not Invented, ln otber words.
Intention of making a left turn is
usually Indicated by the driver's extending his hand, the letf of course,
with the index flnger pointing in the
in the direction he ls about to take.
Nothing could be more natural than
this gesture r/ud any moron who
could miss dts significance should
havo hiB driving license revoked instantly.
In signaling for a right turn ,tho
ordinary method ls to extend the
hand out from the car, making a circular motion. This amounts to a
call to the driver behind to come on,
on the left, informing him that the
ci ir ahead is about to make a turn to
the rfghht.
Both these signals are obvious, yet
any day on a fair road, where cars
pass and repass, you can And some
oaf, thrusting out his flabby hand,
without the flnger extended yet apparently about to swing left and
then have him turn right across your
bow without the slightest compunction.
Motod car traffic In this country
Brain Send
Forth Sounds
Like Radio
I is more satisfactory now than it has
■ ever been," the premier added. "The
' Russian communities are sending
j their children to school, and not at-
[ tempting to prevent them from being
educated by our Canadian tertchers."
PARIS.—Prof. Frcdinando Caso-
zamali of the University of Milan, who yeatrs ago made the
startling assertion that the human
brain emits radio waves, now claims
to hae pvhotographic records of
theBe emanations.
A paper describing his eixperi-
mients was redd before the International Congress of Psychic Research,
which opened here in September.
Prof. Casezamali wrote that, in
order to make his studies more complete in regard to the psychosensory
phenomena of the brain, he had constructed an apparatus containing a
sensitized plate.
Subjects in a state of hypnosis
were placed, one after the other, In
a room with this apparatus and later
it was found thnt the sensitized
plates were marked with lines and
These lines and markings, the professor contends, corresponds to the
thoughts of the subjects, being more
or less straight if the subject was
more or less of nervous temperament. The phenomena, he added,
was not found in persons of unsound
Prof. Casez-fmali, who Is head of
the department of neurology and
psychiatry in the University of Milan, asserted In a report published in
August, 1925, that the human brain
emitted sounds which were to be
heard distinctly by means of radio
Using highly excitable persons n
subjects, he placed them ln a hypnotic state and at the extremely low-
wave length of from four to ten meters, claims to have heard sounds
which he was satisfied came from
the brain. The sounds were simile*-
to wireless signals,' he said, but wen
often accentuated until they resembled whistling or the tones of a mu
ted violin.
Another paper read to the congres;
was from Sir Oliver Lodge, British
scientist, who recemmended that
etherlc phenomena of a simple and
familiar naiture, especially any son
of rado transmission, be utilized for
testing the supernatural powers
studied in metaphysics, as employment of the ether was likely to
eliminate the ntoesslty of using a
The flrst object of science, he said
was to discover the true nature of
n matter. When tha* was accomplished, the action of incorporate
bodies on material things would be
shown to be possible. Rnppings by
KAMLOOPS, Nov. 28.—A. C.
Skallng,counsel for Mah Chong,
Chinaman, convicted recently
under the new market produce act
and fined $50 by Stipendiary Magistrate T. Fisher, today lodged an appeal at the provincial court house.
Animals Can Think
PARIS.—The assertion that dogs
and horses also are thinking animals, and man need not lay soli.'
claim to such popularly admitted
definition, yn.li discussed by the third
International Congress for Physical
Dr. Karl Krall, Munlsh, Germany,
argued that all animals, especially
dogs and horses, have powers of coin
prehension and interpretation rarely appreciated at tlieir full value by
their brother thinking animals—man.
Dr. Wilhelm Neumann read rl communication on his "thinking dog
Rolf," Inlended to prove telepathic
contact between man and other animals, and emphasizing the thinking
possibilities of the so-called lower
Gifts of sweets and cclrrots with a
few kind words or one pat on the
head are worth more than a hundred
grug words In bringing out what !s
best in the minds of dogs and horses,
Dr. Krall said.
Patient—I  can't afford to be  sick.
Sipeq'allst—Js   your     business     so
Patient—No;   yours  is.
Moral suasion is a fine thing, but
who wants to do all the missionary
Figure, that every gun is loadeii.
no matter how playfully It is point- <1
at you.
through tlie agency of a form of mutter created by the mlnil. Messag.--;
from the other world wore qui' -
plausible, ho added, when 'li I
chical nrlture of the matter of tlio
for   Instance,   were   possible  "other world" was understood. THE SUN:  GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
GJh? dnmii f ntka §«n
ne Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
ne Year (in the United Statea)     1.50
Address* -*■ —'cations to
<Thx Gband Pork? Sun
Phonb 101 Grand Forks, B CJ
Notes • Notions • Notables
SOME of the queerest foods used ln the culinary art aye
to be bought In a little shop within'a minute's walk
of Piccadilly circus.London. Just now the edible nests
of a species of Chinese! Bwallaw are in season. The price
is ten shillings an ounce; the nests, which are regurded
by eipcures as a great delicacy for soup bavoring, look
curiously likes the dried petals of water lilies. Slugs
taken from the sea round the coast of Korea t|re another
delicacy, while shark fins and small sparrow-like birds
that feed exclusively on rice; are prominent in the stock
of this remarkable shop. Yt^'ourt, dried sour milk made
only in Bulgaria, is coming into favor again; it is regarded as an aid to beauty, and is in gretit demand for
this pur: o.;j a: tlio present time. Another little-known
article of diet obtainable at this shop is pickled cocks'
combs. Tinned hump of buffalo, too, is relished by many
who halve had the courage to taste it.
diau salt that wis as sweet as honey. The numerous
references to honey in the Bible are due, says a writer
in" Chambers' Journal, to its being the common sweet-1
ener used by the people. (Honey from the comb is con-'
sidered to be the most luxurious form of this delectable
Bweet, and many people eat the wax with the honey.!
That Is a foolish thing to do, however—a|s foolish as It
would be to eat the paper the butter ls wrapped np ln,
or the bag that contains sugar. The wax in the honeycomb Is in no way nutritious, and ls decidedly indigestible. The proper way ls to put a piece of honey ln the
comb on your plate, with the cells in a) vertical position,
and press with your knife firmly upon it, so that all the
honey runs out. Eat the honey and leave' the wax. The
bees do not care for blossoming flowers, as the poets Imagine. They are practical, utilitarian creatures, and prefer the period just before fructification. They dearly
love clover, but most kinds of fruit blossoms apd some
kinds o fforest treeB are very useful to them. The, flavor
and the quaality or the honey vary with the plants upon
which the bee feeds. Heather honey ls naturally popu-.
Iar ln Scotland, and the famous Narbonne honey oweB
IU flavor to rosemary. Occasionally the bee Is injurl-
cious, however, and chooses Injurious herbs. The soldiers of Xenophon, after eating the honey of Treblzond,
became either mad or drunk. The effect was owing to
the bees havlny eaten a poisonous azalea.
IN commenting on the unfortunate tendency of some
readtirs to hurry through books i|.id magazines with
such carelessness that they have very -.little idea of what
they have read or of who wrote it, the Bellman- quotes
the following review of a famous book submitted by a
New York boy in hia second.year at the high school:
"Jtobi.:sor. Cicusoe.—This book was chosen by Depoe,
a man of many qualities and professor at Fordham University. It was edited by Ginn & Company, containing
one hundred and forty-nine pages, costing sixty-five cents.
Professor Deoep's stdections are very interesting. He
shows where Carusoe left his wife i<:id went up to the
summit of a high mountain with his gun in hand.accom-
panied by a dog. While he was there for a short time,
darkness eame upon him and he felt drowsy, so he put
his gun at his side and fell i|ileep. -Here., he slept for a
number of years and when he awoke he found out that
he had grown old and his guu was rusty. Moreover,
thercl were men playing tenpins and dining on the mountain. This, he too, soon partook of. finally, he thought
of home a,ud began to descend the mountain. He now
found himself in a city. After searching for his home,
he was made known to his wifei, and they lived happily
ever after. All of Depoe's boos are on this stykle and
should be in every home."
AN American minister, returning from China, relates
how he was pursued by natives, but tossed out a
handful of coins every few minutes, and while the pursuers scrambled for these he made his escape. Essentially the trick is an old oue, but in one of its minor features it lalcks the supreme appeal. Escepe in its most
delightful form is that contrived by a Siberian sledge
drivctr who is pursued, by ravenous wolves, and who diverts them at intervals by throwing out, one by one, the
other passengers. We recall also tha clever stratagem
of Barn Munchausen, who crouched in his seat as the
wolf leaped at him from behind. Tho wolf, passing over
ihis head, attacked the horse, quickly devoured it entire,
and then found itself ncUtly encased in the horse's harness. Whereupon, the doughty baron, tightening the
reins und applying the whip, drove! on at a smacking pace
into the village.
ALMOST every practice of the Chine-se strikes us who
live in the west as topsy-turvy. There is, for example, their belief that long life can somehow he attained by.preparinb in advance the appropriate kind ol
grave-clothes in which you are "eventually to be buried.
Many Chinese providde their own shrouds In their lifetime and have them cut but and sewn by an unmarried
girl or a very young woman, for they believe that, since
such a person is likely to live a great many years to
come, a part of her capacity to live long must surely
pass into the clothes she works on and thus postpone
for many years the timci when they shall be put to their
proper use. Among theBe grave-clthes there is one robe
in particular on yhich espodal pa-Ins have been lavished
to imbue Ut with the priceless quality of long life. It Is
a long silken gown of thel deepest blue color, with the
word "longevity" ombroldered all over in thread of gold.
To present an aged parent with one of these costly and
sple'ndid mantles, known as "longevity garments," iB esteemed, by the Chinese tp act of filial piety and a delicate mark of attention.. Tha owner never fails to don
it on his or her birthday, for in China common sense
bids a man lay in a large stock of vital energy on hiB
birthday, to be expended in the form of health a|nd vigor
during thet rest of the year.
The Spice of Life (
tOld Professor "Emmy" waa one of
the most absent-minded men who
uver lived. One day he went to New
York to an Important meeting. The
train was late, and whon he came
out of the old Grand Union station
popped into a cab and called to the
cabby, "Drive fast!"
Og they went at a gallop, with the
cab swaying from side to side and
the professor bouncing about and oc-
asionally striking - his head  on  the
Finally after a particularly vicious
jump he glanced at his watch, looked
perplexedly into the unfamiliar
itreet and then, sticking his head out
if the; wlndpw, cried, "Hey, where
ue you going?"
"I don't know," the cayby yelled
oack, but I sure am drivln' fast!"
THE pole is not thei most inaccessible point within the
Arctic Circle. The hardest place to reach.we learn from
Vilhjalmur Stefansson's book, the Friendly Arctic, is
more than four hundred miles south of the; pole in the
dimection of Alaski|. That apot, which is designated by
the figures 83 deg. 50' N., 100 deg. W., is really "the pole
of inaccessibility" and ls to the Arctic what the summit
is to the mountain. Now that the North Pole has been
reached perhaps the glamour of mystery that was popularly associated with it will be transferred to the Pole
of inaccessibility, although probably the only practical
results of attempts to reach it will be the progressive
exploring of thhe vast areas that surround it.
T OTHER BURBANK popcorn, big garnet grains that
•*-' pop into large snow-white puffs, was one of the last
gifts of the famous plant scientist before his death. Sc
rare is this popcorn tht|t a single hatful, representing
all there is in the world, is valued at more than $2000.
and is kept stored in a steel safe at the scientist's home
at Santa Rosa. Burbank's popcorn wc.|3 propagated from
a few seeds given him by a collector in South America.
tTAVING as its rotating part a small plate cut fdom u
■*■•*• -jui|t*tz crystal, a motor run by radio has been perfect! nl by Dr. Alexander Meissner, a radio engineer of
Germany. I-laced in a radio circuit, the crystal vibrates
and sets ti pair currents that cause it to spin. Scientists who have seen the novel motor sty that quartz vibra
tions in radio will keep broadcasting stations exactly on
a wavelength.
AFTER lying forty-vve years at the bottom ot the Suez
canal, a block of granite inscribed with th-* Lyblan
campaign "f the Pharaoh Alenentah, l-:is ber.'n transferre-.i
to the Ctiiro museum. The block v.:'.s (Uncovered near
iBenha in 189?, but while being con/eyed to Cairo on
In-..,-' - targe i. brolKl through the I'Otton an-I sank. It
Wclslis •.:',,-ht tons. Menoptah was Ihe pharaoh whose
record of ;i campaign in Palestine contains the earliest
known reference to the children of Israel.
Poems Fr^m EasternLands
Sev'n are the treasures mortals most do prize,
But I regard them not:—
One only jewel could delight mine eyes—
The child that I begot.
My darling boy, who with the morning sun
Began his joyous day;
iNor ever left me, but with chlld-llkc fun
Would make me help him play;
Who'd take njy hn(nd when eve its shadows spread,
Baying, "I'm sleepy grown;
Twlxt thee and mother I would lay my heal:—
Oh! leave me not alone!"
Then with his pretty prattle ln mine ears,
I'd lie awake and scan
The good and evil of the coming yehrs,
And see the child at man.
And, as the seaman trusts his bark, I'd trust
That nought could harm the boy:— .
Alas! I wist not that the whirling gust
Would Bhlpwreck all my joy.
Then with despairing, helpless hands I grasp'd
The sacred mirror's sphere;
And round my shoulder I my garments clasp'd,
And prajyed with many a tear: —
" TIb yours, great gods, that dwell in heav'n on high,
Great gods of earth!  'tis yours
To heed, or heed not, a poor fathr's cry,
Who worships and implores!"
Alas! vain proy'rs, that more no mlore avail!
He languished ayd by cJ; ly.
Till ev'n his infant speech began to fail,
And life soon jtlbbed away.
Htaa-g'ring with grief I strike my sobb breast,
And wildly dance and groan:-r-
Ah! such is life! the child that I caress'd
Fifr from mine arms hath bown.
zA naent Histoi y*
A movement ls unddr way whereby the Farmers' Institute will assume the liabilities of the Race Track and
Athletic association grounds and turn them into agricultural grounds where fruit utiicl agricultural fairs can be
hi Id.
Two bankers—or bank clerks—slept with their bedroom windows open last Tuesday night, and dreamed
that .tlie skating on the river was flne. The dream was
v.ry realistic, and on Wednesday morning they stttrtad
out for a spin over the ice. After they had gotten .8
Kood ducking in the cold water up to their necks, they
concluded that te iche was of the samei stuff that dreams
are made of.
TlilO Unknown Soldiers commemorating the unidentified dead of the various countries are buried in the
following plies: France, at the Arc de Triomphe; Britain, in Westminster abbey; Italy, in Victor Emmanuel
monument on the Piazza Venezia; Portugal, Batlha Mon
aster., :   United  States, Arlington  cemetery.
■     The directors of the skating rink are making preparations to flood the rink at the flrst sign of a cold snap.
tJONE, which is now a luxury, wi>; in old tines a neces-
"*•*   slty, for It was Hum the principal sweetener o flood.
Sugar v>ub not Introduced  until  the latter days  of the
Rorran empire, and  was first oddly described as an In-
Probably 100 men have bean let out by the C.P.R and
the Great Northern on account of the temporary stoppage of mining and smelting operations in the Boundary
during the past ten dt'/B.
A. Erskinb Smith and E. H. C: Rawlinson returned on
Wednesday from a six days' hunting expedition to the*
west fork of the north fork. Mr. Rawlinson brought
back a dead cougar and a live bear story.
The villagers we*re listening to a
band, afnd they seemed to understand
every instrument except the trombone. They delcided to fetch the oldest villager and nsk him his opinion
about it.
The old man stood watching the
player for a while and tben exclaim;
ed: "Take no notice of hun. There's
a trick in lt; hei hain't really swalling lt!"
Novelists, it seems, are no heroes
to their barbers. Thomas Hardy's
barber recently confided to F. Had-
Jand Davis that in his opinlonthe
novelist is a sadly overrated man.
The fellow's comments as reported
by Mr. DavlB to the Bookman were
Suoh a quiet little man. You'd
never it was Thomas Hardy. Such
an old overcoat and such a baggy
umbrella! He used to talk to mb
about London as lt was years- ago
when cock-fighting was all the rage.
Never read his books—and nevor
want to.
Americans seem to think a lot of
him. Onet came in here not long
ago. Said he: "Seen Thoma Hsar-
dy "
"Oh, yes!" said I. "He sat ln the
chair you're sitting in."
"In this chair?" shouted the American, much excited.
"Yes," I said. "I cut Mr. Hprdy's
"Did you keep tho hair you cut
off?" asked the customer, putting his
hand into his pocket.
"No," said I. "I didn't.".
"Well, thajt's a pity," replied the
Yankee; "because if you had, I'd
have bought it."
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acrcn&e owned by the City, within tiie
Municipality, arc invited.
Prices»—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Teiinsi—Cash and approved payments.
List oi Lots and prices may be seen at the
City Clerk.   .
Thel mother was getting her small
son ready for school, when she noticed a lump on his head. .
"Freddy!" she said sternly. "Havia
you been fighting again "
"Fightin'," he echoed, "not me."
"But someibody struck you?" said
his mother.
"Nobody struck me," he answered
stoutly; " 1 walsn't fightin' at all. It
was an accident."
"An accident?"
"Yes," he replied; "I was sitting
on Tommy Jones, and I forgot to
hold his feet."
According to a London paper, the
Lady'h Magazine for J789 contained
the following comprehensive advertisement: "Wanted, for a sober
fapilly, a man of light weight who
fears the Lord and can drive.a pair
-of horses. He must occasionally
wait at table, join in household prayer, look after horse's, and read achap-
ter in the Bible, die must rise at
seven in the morning, obey his master and mistress ln all lawful commands, and lf he can dress hair.slhg
psalms, and plaly at crlbbagc, so
much the better. Wages, fifteen
guineas a year."
The Philadelphia Public Ledger
Bays that a lanky youth persist! id in
sticking his head out of the window
of a railway coach.
The brakeman, who wr|s passing
through the coach, saw him in this
dangerous osltion and topuched the
youth on the back.
"Better keep your head Insldet the
window,"  advised   the  brakeman.
"I kin look out the winder if I want
to," answered the youth.
- "I know you can," warned the
brrjkeiman. "But if damage any of
the ironwork on the. bridges you'll
have to pay for it."
According to a New York newspaper, "McCoy was struck several
times in the fracaspand twice between the lunch counter and the.
cash register." Nor is McCoy thei
first to receive i*\ cruel blow in that
general region, especially lf the restaurant happened to be a afshlonable
Sometimes the informality
of the spoken word
is more effective
than a letter.
British   Columbia  Telephone
Coir pany
THE SUN prints all the loeal news
and carries a nubiber of interesting
features found in no other Boundary
paper   $1.00 per year
Regimental Piping Awards Announced
winner of ht-cond trophy.   ,
Ass question of military statu* was
involved in the regimental bag-
ipe competition held at the Ban
highland Gathering In September,
the final decision as to the holders of
the trophies waa referred by mutual
consent to the Minister of National
Defence, under whose authority the
competition was held. The decision
h-M Iv-' been: given by Major-
Qaajral Thacker, Chief ol General
Steffi to the effect that the trophy
given W Mr. E. W. Beatty, chairmap
andptc ident of the Canadian Pacific
Railway, as originally offered tb
pipers fro-fit Highland Regiments, be
awarded to Lieutenant Charles Dunbar,D.C.M.—Argyle and Sutherland
Highlanders of Canada, Hamilton,
Ontario—this being accompanied by
a cash prise ot $100.00.  Under thia
ruling Pipe-Major McPherson, of the
Toronto Scottish Regiment, ranks for
second prise of 160-00 and Pipe-
Sergeant Hugh McBeth, of the
Calgary Highlanders, for third prise
of |25.00; Piper Nell Sutherland, of
the Twelfth Signal Battalion, Canadian Corps of Signallers. Regina, Ih
awarded the first place in the com*
petition for a trophy ef equivalent
value -as Champion Pipe Player,
Canadian-Militia, the trophy to be
held by the contestant who wins it ln
two successive competitions and the
trophy remaining1 the property of the
unit, to which the winner belongs.
Neil Sutherland receives $100.00 cash
as winner. Second in this competition
is Pipe-Major James Hamilton, of
the Canadian Fusiliers,1 London,
Ontario, who receives a substantial
Why You Should
Insulate Your Home
(Continued from Page 1}
Cool in 8-.I liner
The value of insulation as a protection against the sun's rays has
long been recognized in the hot climates, ;|i evidenced by the pith sun-
he ilirets and the grass-covered huts
of the tropics. In California, with
very little cold weather, large quantities of heat insulators are used in
"building—largely  for  sun-Proofing.
Insulation, particularly in the roof
of a house, prevents the, heat of the
sun's rays from penetrating to the
Interior and thus permits the maintenance' of an Indoor temperature
from g to 15 degrees cooler than outside. This proves an important advantage in providing comfortable
sleeping quarters for all those who
aer not able to escape the s tilling
heat of the city In the very hot
Insulation ls an important factor
in preventing excessive air Infiltration and resultant draughts. It also
offers another important adjunct lo
health ln promoting the maintenance
of uniform temperatures.
Insulation aids in preventing excessive air change in a house and
thus considerably reduces the evaporation required to moisten properly
the Indoor air.
Healthful  Indoor Conditions
It has been conclusively proved
that rt house temperature of 64 to *8
degrees P. with 50 per cent relative
humidity is as comfirtable as 80 degrees F. at the usual indoor Indoor
humidity of 25 per cent, and is more
conducive to health.
Competent Investigators state that
a combination of low humidity end
thigh telmperature tends to reduce
body vitality and produces inflammation of the nose and throat. Many
of the colds and respiratory diseases
experienced' during the heating sea
son may be attributes! to this cause.
Noises from Nursery, Bathroom, and
Insulation when properly Incorporated in interior walls and floors prevents sounds from nursery, bathroom, ond kitchen penetrating to any
part of the house. -
-in Apartment Houses and Hotels
Insulation may be used to advantage as \ sound deadener in hotel
and apartment house floors and interior partitions, and also in the ceilings of stores, pool rooms, and moving picture theaters which have'
apartments above,
Acoustical  Correction
Certain varieties of house insulators are used for acoustical correction in theaters, churches, and public auditoriums.
Waste Space In Attics
When building materials and land
were cheap the utilization of all the
available space in a dwelling was not
important, in many cases resulting
ln a large1, attic space being left to
protect the sleeping rooms from the
stifling heat of the sun. With the
present high price of both building
materials and land, however, the use
of the attic ln mc-uy instances becomes an economic necessity.
The application of insulation to
roof construction has solved the problem by promoting comfortable llv-
dng conditions in attics' even under
extreme conditions. An insulated
house recently constructed in Chicago, containing prc-ctically no wastei
•attic space, consistently registered
a temperature 14 degrees cooler than
outdoors during a heat wave last
Bummer (outdoor temperature 96 degrees, upstairs tempclrature 82 degrees).
Apartment Houses and 'Hotels
The insuleltlon of the roofs of apart
ment houses and hotels has in many
instances rendered , tenable top-floor
rooms and apartments, which otherwise could not have been occupied
during the hot weather.
Less Forcing of Fires
It Is a well recognized fact that a
period of vclry cold weather is usually accompanied by r|n epidemic of
flres, ln many cases with loss of life.
A large percentage of these vres may
be attrlbutcU to the forcing of furnaces and ; heaters and the consequent overheating of pipes and flues.
In an insulated house the heat 4s so
will conserved ■ tlssat a comfortable
temperature may be maintained without additional  firing.
Smaller Deposits of Soot
In an uninsulated house both thc
consumption of large quantities o?
fuel, and the poor efficiency ceiused
by thc frequent opening and closing
of draughts during combustion, fvaci'
large accumulations of soot in pipes,
flues, and ohimney. Hn an lnsulattjd
house the precipitation of aool iB materially reduced, mitigating the menace cf flre from "this source:.
Fire-Proof Insulators 6
,Sevei*-*.l of the more, common insulating materials used in house construction are pf a fire-proof, flre- resisting, or fire-retarding' nature- furnishing ah tldded safeguard against
flre, especially -when used ln walls
constructed of inflammable materials.
In the Basement
The Insulation of foundation walls
prevents air leaking through cracks
in the masonry, and thuB avoids a
cold flrst floor and that chilling of
ttpUfce pipes which would seriously
impair the efficient operation of the
furnace. In order to prevent a wastl
ago of heat from the heating apparatus into the basement, it is also advisable to insulate both furnace and
hot-water or steam uptake pipes.
Through Walls
Insulation prevents draughts from
walls cracks and the in-leakagel of
air through porous walls. That this
latter tlctlon may become of considerable importance, particularly where
a building is situated in an exposed
location, was demonstrated by F. C.
Houghton at tha laboratory of the
American Society of Hewing and
Bentilating Engineers in Pittsburgh,
when he showed that a 13-inch plastered brick wall subjected to a 15-
ralle-an-hour breeze allowed an air
in-leakage of 6% cubic feet of air per
square foot of exposed wall surface,
per hour. It has recently beeln reported that later tests of such a wall
ave shown somewhat smallel air
leakage. Even with a Blightly lower
result lt Is evident that, in a very severe wind, 8|n ordinary 8-inch brick
wall without insulation may allow
such an influx of cold air as to render tthe maintenance of comfortable
conditions difficult.
Air for Ventilation
A certain amount of fresh altr is
necessary for ventilation, a common
standard being one complete air
change per hour, dn the best Interests of both health and comfort.how-
eiver, Jt is desirable that the entrance
of air into tl house be under control
and not subject to the direction and   $150, depending   on   the    type   and
velocity of the wind. thickness    of    insulator   used.   The
  ! cost of insulating the walls of such
ADD8 TO PROPERTY VALUE      i £, house may vary from $100 to v400,
Too often, heretofore, the saleabil-' *-ePen<Hns on the method used.
Ity of a house has depended on Its!
beauty of design, decoration, and interior arrangement, with little or no
consideration for its annual fuel requirements. Fortunately this point
of view is rapidly changing and it is
safe to predict that in the not too dis
tant future, when it becomes more
generally realized that a properly insulated house may eigect an annual
saving equivalent to one-half to all
the taxes on that house, the greatest
single factor to be considered in the
purchase of a house will undoubtedly
be Insulation.
Insulation  Resists  Vermin
Insulrjted houses are susally found
to be free from vermin,' In that many
insulating materials are so constituted that rodents cannot penetrate
them, and others are chemically
treated to render them vermin proof.
Insulation  Eliminates Icicles
Roof insulation obviates the melting of snow from hee|t escaping
through the roof, and prevents in
large measure the formation of icicles and the troublesome ice dams
on eavcts, which in bo many cases result in leaky roofs and spoiled ceilings and are in many cases dangerous to people passing, beneath.
Comfort Insurance
The cost of insulating a new house
will vary considerably according to
ho variety and thickness of insulator used. It is commonly assumed
to be from 3 to 5 per cent of the tota)
cost of the building and may well be
termed comfort insuring.
Net Cost of Insulation
insulated house will require a
heating plant than a non-
insulated house of the same size,
hence considerable saving may be
made in the Initirjl cost of furnace,
radiators, and piping, not to mention
the annual saving in coal and the
greater comfort and more healthful
conditions obtained. A further saving is also ln mtlny cases egected by
using insulators having structural
strength, In place of lumber for
sheeting and iu place of lath fo prlas-
ter base. The net cost of insulating
a new house may, therefore, be said
to be from ((most nil to 6 or 7 per
cent of the total cost.
Insulating an Old House
It is, except in a general way, al
most Impossible to state the cost of
entirely insulating an old house because of the wide variation in the
methods of treatment. The cost 61
Insulating the attic or roof of t| house
of average size, which should eliminate more than half the heat loss,
will    probably    range   from    .76   to
Rosebank Pride—71118, an Ayre-
shire cow owned by George Pearson
& Sons, of Watereiown, Ontario, has
just scored a Canadian and a world
record for milk production, having
?iven 23,641 lbs. of milk, 978 lbs.
at with average test of 4.14 per
cent. Her five years' milking record
is 87,843 lbs. milk, 3,633 lbs. fat.
Aviation history is being made
nowadays. Canadian Air Board
officials announce that enquiries
have been received from 15 cities in
Canada desirous of forming flying
clubs. At the same time Sir Philip
Sassoon, Undor-Secrctary for Air in
the British Government, reports
that the first of the two hug?
6,000,000 cubic feet dirigibles being
built in England for •nter-Imperial
commercial communication will be
completed in about two years and
that the maiden trip will likely be to
Nova Scotia has won the Agent-
General'a Challenge Cup at the Imperial Fruit Show held in Manchester, according to official advice
by cable. Nova Scotia obtained the
greatest number of points in the
overseas section of the show, the
basis for award being 4 points for
each first prize, 3 for each second,
2 for each third and 1 for each
entry receiving 75 per cent. Nova
Scotia had 48 entries and won 7
firsts, 8 seconds and 6 thirds.
The establishment of a game
sanctuary in western Nova Scotia
was announced recently by W. L.
Hall, Attorney-General of the Province. The reserve covers an area of
approximately 200 square miles and
contains fine scenery, majestic
rivers and forests and lakes in
which trout and wild life are sure
to thrive. The new sanctuary will
take in the chief waterways of Lake
Rossignol, Shelburne River, Jordan,
Sixth and Fifth Lak-fc.
According to the latest Bulletin of
the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Washington, Canada ranks
next to British India as to tobacco
produced in the British Empire.
"Stimulated by the preference granted Empire-grown tobaccos in the
British market since September 1st,
1919," says the report, "the production of tobacco in. Canada has increased from 14,232,000 pounds in
1918 to 28,884,000 in 1926; Ontario
furnishing about 75 per oent. of the
product and Quebec most of the remainder."
Two backwoodsmen in Maine
knocked alt the door of a house at
the edge cf tie forest. "Hello, Ed!'
said one of thc-ra to the farmer who
came to the door. "Say, we come
across the dead body of a man over
there in the hollow an' we kinda
thought 'twas  you."
"That so? What'd he look like?"
asked the farmer.
''Well, he was a)bout your build—'
"Have on a gray flannel shirt?"
"Was they knee boots or hip
"Lets see. Which waB they,Charley, knet boots or hip boots Oh, yes,
they was hip boots."
"Nope," said the farmer. " "Twas
not me."
"What ls the Idea of that old fellow's taking the road warning sign,
'CURVE,' and flicking it up in hts
front yard?" asked a motor tourist In
the; Ozarks.
"I reckon likely he waints to get his
oldest daughter married og," replied
Jig Fiddlin of Claipboard Springs.
"What in the world has the word
'curve' to do with It "
"I reckon you hain't seen the shapes
of his—p'tu—oldest gal, have you?"
Louisa, the colored kitchen maid,
was from the country, but she was
energetic and learned fast. Parto f
her duties was to water the fern and
change the water in the goldfish
bowl. Her mistress asked her on the
second day: "Did you remember to
empty thei water under the refrigerator?" "Yes, ma'am, I emptied It and
put in fresh water."
Edison, with all hit Inventloni.says
the Hardware Age, was a piker as
compared with the ambitious young
photographer who advertised: "Your
baby, If you have can be enlarged,
tinted and framed for $8.79."
,"So the Browns haveh ad a disagreement and separated. What was it
"She wanted to h ve her face lifted, and he Insisted that it be the
Sneer not at your own town,
town is  perfect.
Gasoline has done all the damage
possible to the horse industry in
Canada, according to W. J. McCallum, horse importer of Brampton
and Regina, who arrived in Canada
recently on board the C. P, liner
"Metagama." Mr. McCallum brought
with him over 100 champion stallions which he purchased throughout the British Isles, France and
Belgium "during the summer months.
He will take the valuable shipment
west this winter and will dispose of
th*m throughout the prairie provinces. Mr. McCallum is optimistic
regarding the future of the horse
industry in Canada and states that
more pure-bred animals are needed
on thia aide of the water.
Traffic and Other Outside Noises
Insulation ln a house eliminates lo
a great extent outside noises which
are usually disturbing, especially
during lee|itng hours or in caise of
Illness. I
for \%
If you. order venrly Vou Will be assured of
•peedy Mrvlee. Yjou will also Indicate to us
those Unas whieh be In greatest favor and
allow ut ample time to replenish our stocks.
Simplify Your Christmas Shopping
When you can't think what to give Brother John or
Sister Mary; when you Just can't decide what would
be the right remembrance for Uncle and for Aunt and
for all those kind friends; when you wonder how you
are ever going to satisfy all the requests of Junior and
the kiddles-
Then consult your EATON Catalogue—turn through Its
many pages ol Christmas suggestions, and as you go
down your list, checking oft one name from one Catalogue page and one from another, you will find that
what seemed a great problem was really a very simples
and pleasant task.
You will find, too, that your Christmas livilgct will ko
much further than you expected, and you will have th"
satisfaction of knowing that the gifts you buv will bo
In quality, style and finish exactly as represented.
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 c?>n do business with them
The death of Mrs. P. W. Auvache,
wife of Rev. F. W. Auvache, took
place in New Westmlnter last week,
The famil ywas well known ln Grand
Forks, where they resided for some
time about twenty years ago. Rev.
Auvache was pastor of the Baptist
church here, and he was instrumental in having that edifice (now the
United church) from Columbia down
to its present location. The funeral
of the late Mrs. Auvache was held In
the Royal City, interment taking
place there. Surviving relative are
her husband, a son, Fred Auvache,
in tho B. C. Electric service in New
WeBt-rinster, and a' daughter, Mrs.
Q. S. Clarke of Vancouver. Mr. Au-
vacho was a pioneer Baptist minister, being probably the oldest in
western Canada in point of service.
He was a pastor in Regina more that
forty years ago. A son, David Auvache, was drowned in 1914 near
Hammond. He formerly lived with
his parents here. The deceased lady
had toe:*, in !'l hcirltth for several
years, but during the past month
took a severe turn from which she
wfis unable to recover.
The Card Party to be given by the
Liberal Association, postponed from
November 30th, will take place at
the Liberal Committee Rooms (old
Veterans' Hall), First Street, on
Wednesday evening, December 7th,
commencing at 8 p.m.. .Admission 25
cents. Suitable prizes will be
awarded  and  refreshments served.
A. E. Hales is a   patient
Grand  Forks hospital.
in   the
A. D. Morrison returned on Saturday from Nelson, where he was a
successful exhibitor at the District
Poultry Show. He brought home <i
first, 6 second, and 4 third prize3.
Mrs. J. L. Manly of this city also had
some birds at the show, and captured some of the prizes.
The following pupils of the Grand
Forks Central school were neither
absent nor late during the month of
Helen Baszczak     'Betty Massie
Eearle Bickerton     Euphie McCallum
Ian Clark
Norman Cooke
Evelyn Cooper
Lucilla Donovan
Katie Dorner
Elsie Egg
Florence McDougail
Enid Morris
Elverel Peterson
Elsie; Scott
Jessie Sweezey
ClarenceHenderson Marjorie Taylor
Mazie 'Henderson   Oeorge Thompson
Margaret Kingston Fred Wenzel
Daisy Malm Agnes Winter
Hazel Mason Lilian Starchuk
Junes Allan Barbara Love
John Baker Genevieve1 Mitchell
Irene Bickerton     Tom Mudie
AlbertaBiddlecome Florence McDonald
Robert Carlson
Mary Dorner
Albert Euroby
Edith Gray
Harry Hansen
Chester  Hutton
May Jones
Eyrtle Kidd
Margaret Baker      Windsor Miller
John 'McDonald
May Waterman
Clayton Patterson
Josephine Ruzicka
Edna Scott
Phyllis Simmons
Delwln Waterman
If too much adverse weather is not
encountered, Contractor Bonthron
expects to hEtve the Cooper bridge
flniahitl by the middle of the present month. In any event, it will
come as a Christmas present to the
ranchers across the river and the
traveling public.
The Grand Korks Conservative association held a im'eting on Tuesday
evening find selected delegates to the
nominating convention, which will be
held in the Davis h-ill tonight. At
this convention a candidate will be-
placed in the ftelil to contest the riding in the interests of the Conservative party at the next provincial general election, whenever that may be.
In the action brought by the committee of direction against John A.
Coleman, charging him selling cl carload of fruit after his shipping
license had been cancelled, Magistrate J. A. McCallum dismissed the
information at 2:30 yesterday alter-
noon. o
James Hurd, who has been in the
Grand Forks hospital for some time,
has recovered sufficiently to return
to his home.
During the Christine), season there
ts an unusual parcel congestion at
United States customs points. To
ensure dulivery before Chmistmas
parcels for the United States should
be mailed early—not later than the
flrst. week in December.
Mail your Christmas gifts early
and save dise'ppointment to both
sender and receiver. Parcel and
other mails intended for European
countries shaoiild be mailed not later
thim 2!)th November to connect with
the stilamer Montclare, sailing from
St. John December 6.
Fermin Bousquet
Junie  Danielson
Catherine Davis
Wilma Davis
Helen Harkoff
Elsie Kuftinoff
Marguerite  Lee
Janet Mason
Lillian Biddiecome Irene Hutton
Katherine  Chcthley Robert  Kidd
Jesn McDonald
Jack McDonslld
Gordon Mudie
George O'Keefe
Winnifred O'Keefe
Eunice Patterson
Vivian Peterson
Irene Lightfoot
Aulay Miller
Mnibel Miller
George Robertson
John Starchuk
Carl  Wolfram
Winnie Cooper
Lois Dinsmore
Marie Donovan
Freda  Dorner
Williamina Gray
Kern Henniger
George Howey
Walter Carpenter   CatherinoMcDonald
Qladys Clerk Francis McDougail
Lindsay Clark        William ogloff
ShirleyDocksleadcir Jernicei PostnHtolf
Roger Dondale       Joe Pohoda
Doris Egg Anni0 Ronald
Annie Hl&lcly George Ronald
Barney Hlady Charlie Rltco
Tania Kastrukoff   -May Thompson
Frances    Sandner
Margaret Cookson  ..larence Howey
Marion Cooper        'tuth Kidd
Jean    Dinsmore     Valanian Ruzicka
Audrey Donaldson
Isabel  Donovan
Helen Dorner
James Foote""
Ruby Wilkinson
CJltn Willis
Alfred (Knowles
Wilma Miller
Howard Bird
Ual Brinkman
Dorothy Chambers
Eddie Chambers
Viola  Hughes
Albert Jepson
Alice Knowles
Eunice Kuftinoff
Daniel McDonald
Geraldine McKay
Pete  Boyko Donald McNiven
Ronald Cooped       Bernard McPherson
AlexanderDonaldso Alfred Peterson
Roma Donaldson    Maimiie Peterson
JeBsie McNiven
' iiarlels Mitchell
Charles Mudge
Dorothy Muir
.'oan Pearson
Florence Ridley
Windsor Rooke
Jetln Wood
Henry Dorner
Sanford Fee
Alexander Gray
Douglas Howey
Bruce Kidd
Jacob Kuftinoff
Garth    Logdson
Grant McDonald
Henry Pohoda
Florrie Ritco
Victoria Ritco
Burbank Taggart
Geraid Taggart
Virginia Vant
Mary Woodward
Corinne Wright
An ddjournod sitting of the count}'
court, over which his honor Judge
J. R. 'Hi-own, was hold iu the court
house on Wdedneselay afternoon.
In the case R. Campbell vs. San
Tal.-.rico et al., involving export
duty on poles, decision was reserved
In the caso of Talarlco et al. vs.
Tho i'.IoRae Creek Pole & Lumber
Conn-! i ij', the judge gave a decision
in fnvor of the plaintiffs.
In the i/ase A. P. Holm vs. Frank
Talariea, being an action for dam?
agus ln an automobile nccident and
argued in the county a couple of
weeks a;.:o, the judgo gave judgement
to the plaintiff.
In the caso of Edith Twells vs
Chahley, which was also argued ;i
couple of weeks ago and decisino reserved, judgment was given plaintiff.
LONDON, Nov. 19.—Some interesting points with regard to the Importation of fruit were elucidated
yesterday at the inquiry before tht
board of agriculture in connection
with requests fro i Canadian and
New Zealand apiil; growers for an
order requiring tha marking of Imported frc ish apple-- and pet|rs so that
prospective buyers; would know that
they were from the dominions in
. The chairman u.kcd a witness if
he knew that app'es with the Union
Jack as a trade mark were being
sent from the United States, and
Whether that would not tend as a deception.
The witness rej lied that it would
depnd on who handled the packages.
J. Forsyth Smith, on behalf of Canadian apple growers, asked that retailers of apples should be compelled
to label fruit as "empire grown" or
"foreign grown." Representatives
of tho retail dealers, however, urged
that if any marking were done It
should be carried out before the apples were Imported. --
George    Hall,    of    the  Fruiterers'
Higher Mo**\ttM la Police First Aid
The highest honors in first aid work among police teams in Canada this
year were carried off by the Angu.:. Works Police Team No. 1 of the
Canadian Pacific Railway in winning .he Sherwood Police Championship,
in open competition with all uniformed tint aid police teams throughout tne
Dominion. This team also won the S' -mgiinessy Shield, representative of
the police championship of eastern Canr It.
The awards and medals were presented recently in the board room of the
Canadian Pacific in Montreal in the presence cf E. W. Beatty, chairman and
president of the C.P.B. and arepresentatlve gathering of tlieCompany'sofficials,
including Grant Hall, senior vice prcsid.r.t, A. D. MacTier, vice president of
eastern fines and J. J. Scully, general manager of eastern lines. The Sherwood Trophy was presented to the r ?mbers of tho team by Col. D. T.
Irwin, C.M.G., past president of the ! \ John Ambulance Association and
connected with it since its inception, 'i ie various ollicers present expressed
their congratulations to the Ancus tc;■*,*. ior the honors brought to themselves and to the railway company in general. Durin-*: tho same presentation
several other Dominion awards were pvcmhtM to Canadian Pacific teams.
These included fte^ Montizambcrt tropi y, representing the open championship of the Dominion which was vron !*.y the Chspleau Ontario team*; the
Wallace Nesbitt Trophy, symbolic of the open railway championship of
Canada, the states of Maine and llichijsn, won by the TorTnto Frelsnt
Offices Team and the Ontario Provincial Championship also won by the
Toronto Freight Of!!ces.
Members of the team are from left to rV ' t Lack re**.-: Constat '.*> k. All irs,
Inspector J. MacFarlano and Constat1.!) E '•'■*■.*•*_■ Vront rov,-: Constable
T. O'Neil, seated behind the S'lau-';•-*.' ay >■'- Id and C-weta^le F. Tettit,
captain of the team who is seated beiml the SI •■. i*,*** d ;•"':•.'i. TJae oup in the
centre is the Johnson Cun ropresentinir the . ..-.:   .■-..=' ';> of A *:■:. a Works.
Federation, said that two simiilar varieties of apples were; marketed, one
from Canada and the other from the
United States. The former sold at
sixpence rind the latter at fourptmce.
"Whatever you say about patriotism"
Hall remarked, "the fourpenny touch
will go."
The motorist was quite certain he
had not been exceeding the speed
limit, says the. Motor Magazine, and
so he was astonished when the village policeman held up his hand and
brought him to a tansdstill.
"Say," protested the driver, "I
wasn't going more than ten miles an
houi*—I swear lt."
"Oh, that6s all riglit," relplled the
officer. "But I'd be obliged if you'd
lend me a few drops of your gasoline
I'm going to c| wedding tomorrow find
I want to clean my gloves."
"Queer thing happened at the
Oriental Grotto movie palace la3t
night," said the landlord of the Petunia tavern. "In th8 middle of the
show the lights went out and didn't
come on t*»ain for half an hour."
"What was strange about that?"
asked a guest.
"Why, all the time the house was
dark no little boy kissed the back of
his hand or uttered cat-calls and no
■■rown-up lout mode a fool of himself
by hollering silly witticisms."
Wise is the main who first ascertains what kind of advice his friends
want—and then gives lt to them.
Oregon requires both parties applying for a marriage license to submit to a physical examination.
Increasing interest is being manifested throughout the country in the
project sponsored . by the Department of National Defence regarding
light-aeroplane clubs, and two
queries have been received formally
requirin;? the Government to fulfil
its part of the scheme by shipping
the two Moth planes promised under
the provisions of the plan. Montreal and Edmonton are the first two
Inaugurating a direct mail service
by air from Quebec City to Ottawa
and bringing British mail to the
Capital 48 hours ahead of regular
train schedule, a seaplane with first
class mail from the Canadian Pacific liner "Montroyal" landed on
the Ottawa River near the Parliament Buildings. This is the first
mail to reach Ottawa by the air, and
is part of a more general experiment on the part of the postal
Manitoba's first fox show will be
held from November 30th to December 3rd, in the old Hudson's Bay
store at Winnipeg. J. H. Evans,
Deputy Minister of Agriculture, will
be superintendent, and A. M. Doyle
general manager. There will be
eight classes including one for the
best pair of matched foxes, one for
groups or herds and one for the
most desirable fox from a pelt
standpoint. Several championships
will be awarded, all of which ara
open to all classes.
What is said to bc the most valuable shipment of horses ever to
reach Canada arrived in Montreal
recantly aboard the Canadian Pacific freighters "Bosworth" and
"Bilinffbroke." The owner is W.
J. McCallum, of Brompton, Ont., and
llcgina, who secured these prize
animalp i.i England, Scotland,
Francr and Belgium. They inciuda
the famous "Lord Willingdon," for
which Mr. McCallum paid $10,000.
The horses will be sold throughout
tho West after being exhibited at
Toronto,  Chicago,  Guelph  and  Ot-
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printed, neat appearing stationery as
a mcansof getting anil
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult oh before going
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Vacant unreserved,surveyed Crown
lands may be pre-empted by Britian
subjects over 18 years of age, and by
aliens on declaring Intention to become British subjects, conditional
upon residence, occupaUon ana Im-
ment tor agricultural purposts.
Full information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions ls
given in Bulletin No. l Land Series,
"Uow to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained free of charge
by uddressing the Department of
Lands, Viivtorla, B. C, or any Government Agent.
Records will be made covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes, and wbich ls not timberland,
i.e., carrying over 6,000 board feet
per acre west of the Coast Range,
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, ln which the land applied for
is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years a|ad Improvements made to
the value of |iu per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least live
acres, before a Crown Orant caft be
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt Land."
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown Lands, not being timberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prioe of first-class (arable) land ls
15 per ajcre, and second-class (gracing) land $2.50 per acre. Further
information regarding purchase or
lease of Crown land is given ln Bulletin No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase
and Lease of Crown Lipids."
'Mill, factory, or industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, on conditions including payment of stumpage,
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding
20 acres, may be leased as homesites,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected in the, first year, title being
obtainable after residence -fend Improvement conditions afee fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
For grazing and Industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acres
may be leased by one person or a
Under the Grazing Act the Province is divided into grazing districts
and the range administered under a
Orazing Commissioner. Annutttl grazing -permits are Issued based on numbers ranged, priority being siven to
lestabfished owners. Stock owners
may form associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits are available for settlers, campers and travellers up to ten head.
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Razor Honing a Specialty"
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Wholesale and Retail
ealer in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
__#$ SlConfectionery
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks. B. C.
buininion Monumental Worka
Aabratoe Product* Co. Hoofing
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing oi all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly Done


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