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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist May 27, 1921

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the center of Grand Forks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the oity.
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Kettle Valley Orchardist
■t^Jf raUTiSv™ paper of the citizens
oT the district. It is read by more
people in the city and valley than any
other paper because it is fearless, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
As a Result of Negotiations, the Rate for Power Will Be 2 Gents Per
Killowatt Hour
The mayor and all the aldermen
were present at the regular meeting
of the city council on Monday evening.
Mr. Friedman, of the Export
Liquor company, addressed council io reference tu a local license for
carrying on, bis business. He contended that as he was not allowed
to Bc"U locally, he should be furnished with a trader's license at a
low fee. Tbe council pointed out
tbat he needed polite and . fire protection, and tbe decision was arrived
at that be be required to take out a
trader's license at $200 for tbe six
months endiug July 15 next. Mr.
Friedman has since complied with
tbis decision.
A communication from Mayor
Gale stated that the citizens' committee of Vancouver bad adopted a
resolution advocating that the law
against tbe sale of drug "dopes" be
made more drastic and that Ibe
penalty for its violation be increased
The council endorsed tbe resolution.
A communication Irom the B.C.
Telephone company stated tbat a
Calgary concern bad made a request
to place signs un its poles along tbe
transprovincial highway route. Tbe
oompany bad referred tbe matter to
tbe various municipalities io the
province. The council made no objection to the request.
A letter from the West Kootenay
Power & Light company stated tbat,
as the result of a conference between
representatives of the company and
a committee from the council, the
rate for power for tbe balance of the
year would be 2 cents per k.w.h.
The matter of registering the right
of way for the transprovincial highway on lots 15 and 26, block 6,
plan 23, was discussed. Th-) clerk
was instructed to have 0. McCallum
complete the transa tion.   ■
The chairman of the water aod
light committee recommended that
P, Lyden be allowed to install a 2£-
inch water pipe on Walnut street at
his own expense, the city to do tbe
tapping; that 200 feet of tire hose
be purchased, and tbat tenders be
called for for digging and filling in
tbe water mains on Cambridge and
Oxford avenues. Tbe recommendations were approved.
On recommendation of the chairman, the health and relief oommittee waB authorized to give'aid to tbe
extent of $15 to an indigent family.
F. K. S. Barlee was appointed
acting city clerk and treasu er
wbile City Clerk Hutton is taking
his holidays.
The Chautauqua company was
granted permission tu operate with
out a license.
The matter of inspecting all taps
|or garden sprinkling was left to tbe
water and ligbt committee.
GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   MAY 27, 1921
"Tell me wbst you Know Is trae:
I csn guess as weU ss you."
$1.00 PER YEAR
Proposed Fruit Show
in London in November
An English fruit magazine says:
"The fruit show whioh it is proposed
to hold in London in November
next will demonstrate to tbe public
that, for quality and appearance of
its apples, the British empire oan
challenge the world. It jb gratifying
to place on record tbat at least such j
a show is to held in the capital of maggots," says Mrs. Wilmot.
the empire. Tbe public, bowever.are
<1 ready' aware of the excellence of
empire grown fruit, and tbe value of
the exhibition will lie more in stimulating interest in and the belter
distribution, but tbe packing and
grading of the same fruit for market
purposes. Tbere is no country in tbe
world wbere apples are packed with
quite tbe same efficiency as those
received Irom Aineiica. Canada is a
very keeu competitor with tbe United riiutes, ami tbe regard wbicb its
being paid to grading and packing
in the great apple growing dominion
of lbe Maple Leaf is undoubted!)
doing much tu enhance lbe prestige
of Canadian produce among us, a.
compared wilb thut ol On gun unu
Washington, Vug uia and New
York. This enterprise deserves all
Uie eucourageuJeut possible. Jusl
uow, lhe Dominion fruit industry it
rightly laboring uuder a grievanu
arising out of bbe price control-.
muddle. We do uot suppose that
there bas been' auy deliberate at
tempt lo favor the bome producer at
the expense of the oveiseas fruit
growers, but it is unfortunate tbat
this impression should gain cuirency
among our kinsmen across the At
lantic, and the blame rests witb
those wbose lack of imagination did
uot enable tbem to foresee the results of the policy tbey adopted."
To Alter Names
of Apple Grades
At a meeting of tbe Penticton lo
cal of tbe British Columbia Fruit
Grower..' association last Saturday,
the following resolution was passed:
Resolved, That the Dominion government be asked to cbange names
of apple grades from ones, twos and
threes, to names that will not cause
our apples t> be discriminated
against on the world's markets and
would suggest adopting the American standard names, Exira Fancy,
Fancy and C grade;
And we further urge that the matter be taken up at once by the central executive of the British Columbia Fruit Growers' association in
order that the 1921 crop of apples
may be marketed to best advantage.
Prospects Are Bright
For a Big Fruit Crop
In British Columbia
"It will be difficult for anyone to
start the annual scare this year about
the fruit crop of the interior being
ruined," said C. A. Cotterell, assist
ant general superintendent of the
Canadian Pacific railway on his return to Vancouver from a trip of
inspection which carried him
tbrough every section of tbe districts
of tbe upper country, ineluding the
Grand Forks valley.
Tbe official declared that the prospects for a bumper crop this sum
mer are better than ever. The growers are decidedly optimistic, he
found, and those in other commercial activities through tbe interior
are also in a better frame of mind
than they have been for some
months. Everyone is expecting to
see a considerable revival of business.        	
Garden Protection for
Onions and Cabbages
Mrs. F. C. Wilmot, of South Vancouver, a well known prizewinner at
horticultural slows, states tbat she
has been very successful for several
years in combatting tbe ravages of
tbe cabbage maggot and tbe onion
worm by following the example of
Chinese market gardenerers in placing a small camphor moth ball just
below tbe surface ol the soil near
the stem of the cabbage plant, and
by scattering powdered moth balls
in the onion drills.
I bave tried this, remedy for several years how and have not lost a
singe  cabbage  or  onion through
New Instructor Says He
Is Glad to Make His
Headquarters in Grand
25,000 and 30,000 tons of coal during April and are running at normal capacity, supplying considerable to coal Puget Sound cities as the
result of coal strikes in Washington.
During the year the coul mines produced 154,000 long tons of coal, of
which about 30 per cent was sold to
outside consumers, the rest going to
tbe company's coko plant at Anyox,
where 75,G00 tuns of coke were
News of the City
W. Groves, consulting engineer
for the Grand Forks irrigation district, arrived in Ihe oity Saturday,
and after a consultation with tbe
trustees be relurned to Kelowna on
Tuesday. Me left matters in connection witb the irrigation project
here in charge of his assistant, Mr.
Barton of Penticton, and will return to -the city at an early date.
Tbe old provincial court bouse will
be used as ad office by the eugineers
in charge of tbe work.
Hon. T. D. Pattullo Gives
Credit to Our Member
for Passage of the Irrigation Bill
C. W. Traves, the resident poultry instructor for this district, addressed a meeting of tbe poultrymen
of the Grand Forks valley on Wednesday evening in the court house.
A. D. Morrison, in introducing the
speaker, said that the meeting had
been called for the purpose of giving
the poultrymen of the district a
chance to meet Hr. Traves. Mr
Traves, in his opening remarks,
said he was very much impressed
with Grand Forks and the valley.
He was glad tbat his headquarters
would be in Grand Forks, for which
be must thank our local member.
He stated that he would have a large
area of country to cover, as there
were only two instructors in tbe
province, one at Victoria and one at
Grand Forks—Grand Forks Becond,
unfortunately. The speaker went
fully into the matter of egg pr due
tion, and urged that every fruit
farm should bave at least one hundred hens. Mr. Traves is a pleasant
and instructive speaker, and his remarks were very much appreciated
by tbe poultry raisers present.
Money From a PecanTree
A pecan tree owned by a resident of
San Saba, Texas, is thought to hold
the record for annual revenue from
pecan trees.
It bas been producing big, soft-
shell nuts for many years, perhaps
fifty or more, and the annual crop
brings from $250 to $400. As far
back as the World's fair at St. Louis
this tree was famous. All of its crop
that year was sold in St. Louis Jfor
40 cents a pound after the nuts had
been awarded first prize for size and
quality. Tbe annual yield of the
tree ranges from 800 to 1200 pounds
Although people do not know exactly how old the tree is, tbey do
know that it was bearing nuts
when'tbe first white settlers came.
Pecan trees begin to bear at from
five to eight years of age, depending
somewhat on the soil and the climate. Tbe pecan crop of Texas for
1919 had e sale value of three million five hundred thousand dollars,
most of the pecans growing without
any cultivation.
Copper Output fbr Year
Was Large—Decrease in
Cost of Production Is
Tbe Granby Consolidated Mining,
Smelting & Power company at its
annual {meeting re-elected the old
directors with tbe exception that J.
T. Cabbe replaced S. H. Steele, deceased.
Tbe annual report is not ready,
because of the reduction of tbe oflice
force in Vancouver from twenty-five
to eight men and the transfer of tbe
general manager's office to the mines
at Anyox, but it will be completed
in about ten days. It was stated tbat
1920 operations would show a deficit
as it cost the company at present
slightly over 12 cents a pound to
produce copper, although during the
last months economies had been
effected reducing costs to 14 cents
Canadian or 12.4 American currency, four cents a pound less than
during tbe previous six months of
the year.
Reserves of higb grade roe were
redued 200,000 tons, being reported
December 31 ss 10,986,420 tons
Copper production in 1920 amounted to about 27,000,000 pounds of
blister copper, of whicb 25,000,000
pounds had been refined. Unsold
copper at the end of the year came
to approximately 20,000,000
pounds, of wbich 3,000,000 pounds
represented metal in process. Sales
of copper for the year totalled 11),-
464,000 pounds.
Decrease in the reserves was due
to confining running operations entirely to ore production during tbe
present period of relatively high
costs. As soon as tbe 150-foot level
has been opened sufficiently so that
develodment work will not interfere
with ore production, prospecting to
extend the ore boundaries will be
resumed. .
Labor condition are good. Tbe
men have taken two cuts in 1920
without protest and are returning to
pre-war efficiency. The Granby
company, as it is the main employer
of the district aud is from 600 to 700
miles from any large source of mine
labor, feels it necessary to keep up
present production, wbich despite
deficit at present resulting, is about
Tbe coal mines of tbe company on
Vancouver island produced between
W. F. Armstrong left on Wednesday for California, wbere be intends
to take an extended vacation, at tbe
same time keeping a weather e, e
open on some place in wbich to locate permanently. Mr. Armstrong
bas been manager of tbe Big Y
ranch for over a dozen years, and
the many friends he has made during bis residence bere wish him success wherever be may locate.
Tbe price of whisky has taken a
decided tumble, probably owing to
tbe eagerness of some dealers to un*
load their holdings before government control becomes effective. It is
rumored that one man in tbe valley
ported witb $600 worth of wet goods
for $600 in Confederate currency.
As the American civil war was decided some years ago, with the result tbat tbe Confederate dollar is
now quoted at a lower figure tban
tbe German mark, this was an exceptionally keen bargain driven by
the purchaser.
Hon. T. D. Pattullo, mini Her of
lands, met tbe trustee" of the irrigation  district   at a meeting in tbe
city hall tbis eyening.   The trustees
expressed thanks to tbe government
for tbe passage of tbe Grand  Forks
Irrigation  District  act, ami stated
tbat they had adopted a bylaw calling   for $1000 for preliminary ex-
penres.   Mr. Patullo replied by saying that an order in council had been
•passed before he left Victoria granting this sum to the trustees.   He
gave full credit for tbe pnssage of
the act to our local member, and
spoke in complimentary terms of
Mr.  Henniger's ability.   His first
speech in the house, said tbe minister, was a good one and was attentively   listened to, and ever afterwards wben he rose to speak he was
given a courteous hearing.
Mr. Pattullo took great pleasure
in informing the meeting that $150,-
000 was appropriated at the late
session of the house for this year's
work on the Grand Forks irrigation
project, and that if uothing unforeseen occurred a like sum would be
appropriated at tbe next ueeeion for
next year's work. He cautioned tbe
trustees to use due eoonomy in the
expenditure of tbe money.
George Tierney.son of W. P. Tierney, of Nelson, and Joseph Des-
champs, of Rossland, contractors,
who have been awarded the contract
for the construction of fifteen miles
of the transprovincial highway between Cascade and Rossland, were
in the city today buying supplies
Work will commence at once. If
they can find small contractors, they
will sublet most of tbe work.
Tbe remains of the late "Col."
Robert T. Lowery were taken to
Nelson on Tuesday for interment.
The funeral waa beld under tbe su
pervision of the old-timers' associa
tion of British Columbia, and a
number of tbe "colonel's" former
associates in Greenwood accompanied the body to Nelson.
Hon. T. O. Pattullo, minister of
lands, arrived in the city over the
Kettle Valley line on the afternoon
train today, He will bave a conference with tbe trustees of the irrigation district, and will leave Saturday at 10:55 on the Great Northern
for East Kootenay via Spokane.
Nature Would Instruct
Him What to Do
The new British ambassador at
Washington, Sir Auckland Geddes,
has a story that he likes to tell about
There are numerous remedies for
seasickness, be says. Some advise
cotton In the ears; others recommend smoked glasses; fasting has its
advantages as well; but for my part
I incline to tbe view of the old
skipper iu tbe anecdote.
"O, captain," moaned a hdy passenger, "my husband is frightfully
seasick! Can you tell him what to
"It ain't necessary to tell bim,
ma'am," said the old skipper gruffly; "he'll da it."
W. P. Tierney, the well knjwn
railroad contractor, was in Princeton during tbe week, says the Star.
Mr. Tierney is making preparations
to commence work on the construe
tion between Rossland and Cascade
of a ten-mile link on tbe transprovincial highway.
Stump blasting operations on Mr.
Traunweiser's land across the North
Fork have been suspended owing to
high  water.    There   seems   to   be
Purchasing Agent
for Control Board
James  Paterson   bas   been    ap*
pointed   purchasing   agent  for tbe
liquor control board.    Mr. Paterson
has   been purchasing agent for the
provincial government for   the  last
four years.   In that capacity he has
done all the buying for the government vendors. Since the liquor con«
trol act was passed by the legislature
he has been  buying large supplies
from Europe and cistern Canada in
preparation for the time when tbe
act comes into operation.    Mr. Pat
erson will continue as general   pur-
cursing agent for  the  government.
For assuming the extra   duties   of
liquor buying, bis salary hns been
increased to $400 a month.
By the use of by-product ovens,
the coking plants at Syftaey, N_S„
Hamilton and Sault Ste. Marie,
Ont., and at Anyox, B C„ In 1920,
produced 24,026,172 gallons of tar
and 19,142 tons of ammonium sulphate. In 1919 the production was
no danger of any of the stumps be-.,- —,    ..-»
ing carried out by the overflow of thel 13,394,249 gallons of tar and 11,765
-*-•— ions of ammonium snlphate
river. THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS.   B. C.
3fte (Sratti. Sfarftsi g>mt
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
Ono Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addres" **u •——*—— ''cations to
Tub Grand Forks Sun,
Phonb 101R Grand Forks, B. C.
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1921
fective be not made a pretext for introducing
a clause to allow the sale of beer by other than
the government and in other than n sealed
We do nothing willingly tfiat'is'troublesome.
But consider the converse of that remark:
nothing is troublesome that we do willingly.
If reported correctly in a Vancouver paper,
Judge George D.  Alden in an address at
Chautauqua in that city this week made the
statement that "the evils of the present day in
the United States were political graft, commercial dishonesty, domestic unhappiness and
religious indiffetence."   If Mr.  Alden is an
American, as we suspect him to be, we would
advise him to put a gyroscope in his hat to
balance his brains; if he is a Canadian, it is
not amiss here to remind him that it is this
kind of loose talk that gradually draw nations
apart   and ultimately lead to war.   The fact
that Mr. Alden was wearing the cap and bells
when the statement was made does not ameliorate his offence against propriety.    Let us
examine some of the charges made by the
judge, in order that we may judge whether the
United States is any worse than other conn
tries in respect to the indictments made by
him.   Political graft is a term without concrete significance.    Every petty official who
holds a public office is accused of this crime by
the oppostion party.   The United States constructed the Panama canal at a eost of thousands of millions of dollars without the murmur of graft.   It mobilized an army of about
four million men without a charge of groft ex
cept from an envious party opposed to the
government; and every investigation on the
charge graft was proved to be -groundless.
These facts do not tend to show that political
grafting has been developed to any greater extent in the American  nation than in other
countries.   Commercial dishonesty is rather
vague.     Anyone    who'  has  had   had   any
dealings with American exporting.firms know
that they   get the goods ordered, as ordered
and on the terms agreed to.   The same assertion can not always be applied to merchants
in other countries.   There is a certain amount
of domestic unhappiness all over the world.
The divorce evil is, perhaps, practiced on a
more elaborate scale in the United States than
in any other country.  But whether this evil is
any greater than the practice, carried on in
many countries, of one family maintaining two
households, there are no available statistics
on which to base a judgment.   Religious in
difference is largely the resultof the actions of
religionists themselves.   In a country where
there are a thousand jarring sects, all operated
on a commercial basis, and none, or veryfew, of
them  preaching or practicing the gospel of
Christ and  St. Paul, the natural sequence is
.scepticism.   Man was not created  to be an
Unthinking ox.   Hut in this respect the United
States is no worse, or as  bad as many other
natisns claiming to be civilized.  In fact some
countries and peoples have  very crude ideas
of religion and a highly developed senso of
justice.    Wo have said enough to justify our
contencion without adding that no nation inhabited wholly—or almost wholly, as one might
infer from Mr. Alden's remarks—by political
grafters, dishonest tradesmen, libertines and
unbelievers, has ever risen to greatness.   The
world today acknowledges the United  States
as a great nation.   Men who use the language
at home that Mr. Alden is reported to have
used in Vancouver they are called Bolshevists
or radicals.   When speakers go away   from
home  to traduce their own country the of
fence is aggravated.
Planning vacation trips is one of the pleas-
ujes in the average Canadian home. The approaching holiday season tempts the mind to
wander to shady nooks, to the seaside, to the
fishing ground and the camp. Canada offers
to her people all the attractions that it is possible to desire, either for recreation or change.
We have all conditions of temperature or altitude from the sea level to the mountain
heights. In our inland lakes and streams we
have almost every variety of fresh water fish,
with boating and bathing to satisfy the most
exacting. Why, then, should we look beyond
our borders for summer resorts? There is an
old saying that "the fish is always better on
the other side of the creek;" can it be that this
is the reason why so many Canadians go to
other countries each year to spend their vacations, regardless of the superior attractions at
home? Canada wants us to see our own country. By spending their money at home, Canadians will realize more fully what a wonderful
heritage they have, and will help to overcome
the discount to which our money is subjected
on the other side of the line. The Dominion
parks branch and the passenger departments
of our railway and steamship lines have much
interesting literature on Canada's beauty spots,
which will be sent free for the asking. These
booklets contain much informatioh that will
help to decide Canadians to spend their vacations in their own country.
"I have captured maqy a good idea," says
John Wanamaker, "because I acted before the
idea got past."
Ask Your Friends
The Proven
Painless Method
Teeth are Extracted or
Treated Without  Pain
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(iiiiadiiiii KoimIn snd Canadian
Money Accepted at Full Value
Rooms 205 6 7 8-9-10 11-12,
2nd Floor, Jamieson Bldg.,
Over Owl Drug
Wall and Riverside
knowledge is for those
folks who have a clear
vision. If your eye cameras no longer easily adjust the foci; if the outer
transparency of the eye
called to cornea is improperly convexed so that
it does not constantly reflect the light; or if the
muscles of your iris-dia-
phranv do not instantly
respond to change of
light you need the attention of our skilled optometrist.
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Coal,  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Office  at   R.   F.   Petrie'a Store
Phone 64
Jeweller and Optician
Brid&e Street Grand Forka
C.V. Meggitt
Real Estate and Insurance
Bxjellent farllltles for nolllng your farms
We have itgetiU at all Coaal and Prnlrle
Reliable Information regarding this ilfstrrt
cheerfully furnished. We solicit yonr in
A table given in the report of the Dominion
minister of agriculture for the year ended
March 81, 1921, places the value of all field
crops in 1920 at $1,812,915,500, and the value
of dairy prodncts at $247,531,3.52. The number of horses in the country is given as 3,067,-
369, tho number of milch cows as 3,5^8,437,
other cattle as 6,536*574, sheep as 3,421,958
and swine as 3,040,070. Except in swine these
numbers are slightly in advance of those given
in the previous year and swine are quoted as
more numerous than in 1915, 1916 and 1917
A noteworthy statement is that in three years
of the war the imperial war office was supplied under the supervision of the dairy branch
of the department with hay, oats and flour to
the value of $98,631,568, representing 581,250
tons of eay, 76,495,221 bushels of oats and
984,782,080 pounds of flour, for which approximately 24,000,000 bushels of wheat were required. Another statement of special interest
is that the live stock that came under the supervision of the officers of the markets and
intelligence division of the live stock branch
during the year was in excess of 2,800,000
head, valued at over $200,000,000. During the
year 3,788,138 pounds of wooi were graded by
the branch for farmers' cooperative organizations. The dairy business is shown to have developed greatly, especially in the prairie provinces, where the output of creamery butter has
increased in a decade from 5,478,304 pounds
to 25,356,711 pounds. The number of publications issued during the year by the publications branch of the department was 2,400,000,
including 200,000 market reports. A vast variety of information is given in the departmental report, which details in a comprehen
hensive, well digested way the operations during the year of all the experimental farms and
stations and all the branches and divisions.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Poultry Supplies
Modem Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Barns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty*
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yam. IIutkl, Fins.' Stiikkt
40c per $100
SELLING—4-ruoili  lio-iao, 3  lots, |
for $650; central.
The Fruit Lands Exchange I
Barlee's Former Oflice
Grand Forks,B.C.
| Furnituri*   Made  to Order.
Also lta-pairing of all Kinds.
Upliolstoring Neatly   Don
When we say that a man is dense, we
not mean that he is either solid or deep.
The Methodist conference at Victoria was
on the right track when, on Monday last, it
adopted the following resolution: "We further
demand that the opinion freely expressed by
many members of the various groups in the
legislative assembly aud also in the press that
the present liqhor act is unworkable and inef-
If we really went to lower the cost of things
we all buy, we must all help to lower the cost
of the things we make.
Select your Poultry Supplies
from the largest and most
complete stock in B. C.
Everything for the Poul-|
Wire, Fencing and Netting for poultry, farm and|
B. C. Aftcnts for
Buckeye, Jubilee, Reliable, I
Prairie State and Electric ||
Incubators and Brooders.
844 Cambie St.      Vancouver
The alcohol and the fats in corn produce a
fine heat that is as lasting as the heat of wood
or of cheap soft coal, but how unfortunate it
is that in Nebraska corn costs less a ton than
soft eoal. Farmers there have been known to
burn corn at $14.50 a ton rather than $17 a
ton for coal.
When  a man sratts on the downgrade he
always expects his brake to work.
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a superior
grade of Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf styles.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
The Sun
Job Department
Ready  to Help a Man With
His Business
With trade reviving, every reliance may
be placed on the telephone, which is such a
principal factor in industrial development.
British Columbia is particularly fortunate in
that telephone lines radiate from the principal
cities to all points, so that instant means of
communication are always available.
The duplicate submarine between Point
Grey and Nanaimo was laid this month,
doubling the facilities for telephoning between the mainland and Vancouver Island.
New long distance lines have been built on
Vancouver Island and throughout the lower
Fraser Valley, both north and south of the
river. Very few applications are unfilled be-
canse of lack of facilities.so that the telephone,
always taken for granted, will not fail you.
Of all present-day Sewing Machines.
Why buy* a machine at which you have
to sit in an awkward position, when you
may just as well have one with which it
is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary
Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.
Sold on easy monthly payments by"
cTWiUer <®> Gardner
Complete Home Furnishers THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
(1) Officials staking out the site for the championship fight between Dempsey and Carpentier at
Jersey City.
(2) Breaking ground for the big fight arena. A
group of the. curious look on as the first plough
starts to work. Tex Rickard leased the ground for
six months close to the tracks of the Pennsylvania
a new
(3) Water ttcycles at Coney Island, N.Y.,
invention for riding through the water.
(4) Horace Wade, 12 years old, the American author
prodigy, who has written fout books for boys, was
granted an interview by Sir Gilbert Parker.
(5) Dempsey and Carpentier in fighting pose will
soon face each other for championship of the world.
(6). Water bicycles at Coney Island, a new sensation; they out-do strong swimmers.
(7) Ladies' lacrosse teams in a match at Richmond,
England.   Southern Schools Vs. England.
(8) Getting ready for^the International Polo Cup
The "■•■■■
English team at practice.
Empress Makes a Record Trip
A record trip across th* Pacific Ocean from Yokohama to
Victoria, British Columbia, has
just been made by the Canadian
Pacific liner "Empress of Asia."
The time was 8 days, 21 hours,
and 38 minutes. The usual time
for this trip is well over 9 days.
Amongst those on board during
the voyage was Mr. G. M. Bosworth, Chairman of the Canadian Pacific Ocean Services.
The "Empress of Asia" is one
of the giant liners of the Pacific
with a length of 590 feet,
breadth 68 feet, and depth 46
feet, and the gross tonnage being 15,000. The usual speed of
the vessel is about 18 knots an
hour. The vessel accommodator
1,100 passengers and 470 of
ficers and crew. There is room
for 200 first class passengers
100 second, and 800 third. The
ship Is provided with the mosl
comfortable equipment, and pos
Besses double the number of
watertight compartments re
quired by shipping law.
The main saloon of the "Empress" is 74 feet long, and 64
feet wide, lighted from the side
by many prettily designed windows, and from above by a large
hollow window 26 feet by 16
feet. The first class state rooms
on the bridge deck are enclosed
in a complete steel deck house
340 feet long. Each of these
rooms measures 10 by 19 feet,
with sleeping berths for two persons, and a sofa so arranged
as to be converted easily into a
bed if required. The sleeping
berths are so designed that
should one passenger only occupy the room, the upper berth
can be closed up, leaving only a
single brass bedstead. Several
of.the staterooms are fitted with
a dressing room, with hot and
cold water. Surrounding the
deckhouse is one of the first-
class promenades, 430 feet long,
with a minimum width of tight
The Canadian Pacific Liner Empress of Asia.
feet; at the aft end for 100 feet
this promenade extends clear
across the ship and at the forward end it is enclosed by a
screen, having large observation
windows so as to give a sheltered promenade of 240 feet. A
number of single, as well as
double berth rooms are provided
for those passengers who desire
absolute privacy, and there are
also a number of suites consisting of bedroom, sitting room,
and bath-room. These appointments are all worked out in the
English style of the Georgian
period, and are extremely attractive. There is also a well
equipped gymnasium and up-to-
date laundry, while the kitchen
and serving rooms are all that
can be desired. The vessel is
fitted with powerful engines
and a long range Marconi system of telegraphing in addition
to   semaphore   signalling from
the bridge.
In 1913 the "Empress of Asia"
made a voyage around the world
arriving at Victoria on August
30th and bringing with her
many South Africans. All were
delighted with the trip. During
the war this vessel performed
notable work for the Allies. One
of her most interesting trips
connected with the war period
was in January, 1919. Starting
from Liverpool on January 2nd
with 1,500 soldiers returning
from the war to British Columbia, she came through the Panama Canal, arriving at Victoria
on January 24th. On the way
the vessel was greeted with enthusiasm at every port of call,
and the soldiers who returned to
Canada on this trip have a thousand happy recollections of this
Empress of the seas.
HI—I lllHI l| II   III l-H'i III. »J I
News of the City
T. S. Waterman, of Nevada, haB
purchased the property formerly
owned by Sam Homer on the North
Fork, and J. Berry has bought Mre.
Geo. Pair's home on Victoria avenue.
The transfers were arranged by S.
T. Hull.
In the county court today, Judge
Brown presiding, the case of Meg
gitt vs. Petersen, involving some
commission in a real estate deal,was
tried. Judgment was reserved. J.
H. Kyley appeared for plaintiff and
C. Hamilton of Nelson for defen>
evening, when the packing house
project was the main subject conn
sidered. Committees were ap
pointed and plans for the building
Mrs. Lloyd A. Manly returned to
Grand Forks Wednesday evening
from the east after an absence of
several years from the city. It is
said that she intends to again take
up her residence permanently here.
The Kettle Valley ^railway re"
sumed the daily passenger train
service on Sunday last, and mail
conditions here are now mora- satisfactory than they have been during
tbe past two months.
A meeting of the Fruit Growere,
association was held on  Wednesday
Mrs. George Fair arrived in the
city on Saturday from Tacoma,
Wash. She came here for tbe purpose of disposing of some property
which tbe family still owns in the
The Grand Forks Land company
was organized at a meeting Thursday. The capitalization of the company is $25,000, witn $13,000 paid
up. The new organization has acquired the Almond and Fripp
$50 to $5,000
—No better life investment available
—No better security obtainable
—Cannot be seized or levied upon for any cause
—Will be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed
—Not affected by trade depression
—Free frorh Dominion Income Tax
—No medical examination required
Anyone over the age of S yean resident or domiciled in Canada
may purchase.
Any two persons may purchase jointly.
Employers may purchase for their employees—school hoards for
their teacher*—congregations for their .ministers.
Apply to your poitmmter; or write, poit.se free, to S. T. B_.t_do, Superintendent of Annuities, Ottawa, for new booklet and other information desired.
State tea and age laat birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hodgson entertained a large numbar' of friends
last night at cards. Mies L. Huffman won the fire} prize, a fancy silver spoon.
Misses Sarah McCallum and Ruby
Smith, of this city, were among the
successful candidates at the recent
Normal examinations in Victoria.
Mrs,   Nathan   spent
with her son Percy   in
a, few days
Trail   this
The outdoor girl—and her name
Is legion—knows almost as much
about the trails, camps, mountains
and fishing of the Oanadlan Pacific
Rockies as mere man. Every summer Banff and Lake Louise are
thronged with members of the fair
sex who hit the trail to view the
beauties of lakes and streams
where the trout hide, climb mountains and camp for days near to
Nature's heart. Safeguarded by
expert guides they learn to ford
streams, fish and shoot, while there
art   real   Swiss   guides   from  the
Alps overseas to show the way to
the summits of majestic mountains.
When they ride, climb and camp
they wear riding breeches just as
well as their brothers, husbands or
sweethearts and nobody thinks anything about it — not even Mrs.
Grundy, because she has been wearing the shortest of short skirts herself to be in the lhode. The war
changed many things. It gave
woman the vote and made breeches
for women conventional.
Beauty appeals to the outdoor
girl, and she loves the Canadian
Rockies which rise a mile or more
above Lake Louisa and Banff be
cause they are unexcelled in
and majesty. The Alpine Club ol
Canada has many women members,
the most expert of whom do mot
hesitate to attempt the conquest of
any peak men hav* ascended. M
1901 Mount Assiniboine was ascended for the first time by Sir James*
Outram. Three years later. Misi
Gertrude Benham, an English girL
was the first of her sex to reacS
the summit of this great peak, the
Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies.
Both we.e assisted by Swiss guides.
Several made the ascent during th«
camp of the Alpine Club laBt summer. -
Its Peace Time Work
"Peace hath her victories,
No less renowned than War."
The peace time problems and work of the Red
Cross are greater by far than all that confronted
its organization, all that it accomplished during
the war. In British Columbia today the necessity of this work, which thc Society is pledged
to carry on, is obvious.
Red Cross SkSfcrtJ
Public Health fffi.ro™-jj
TVl1l*6_BC He   health   nurses
i*a ut arcs for serv.ce in the
riral districts and far-flung pioneer sections of
this Province is a work which is now actively
occupying the attention of the Society. Towards
this end, arrangements were concluded with the
authorities of the University of British Columbia
whereby a Red Cross Chair of Public Health is
now established and being maintained. The
course is a Post Graduate one, and the Society
has appropriated a sum of Fifteen Thousand
Dollars towards defraying the expense. Already
ten of these nurses are placed and being maintained. In time it is hoped that each centre will
be able to support Its own nurse, and thus
extend the service without added expenditure.
Emergency £_.
sudden   disaster  by
fire, flood, wreck, on land
or sea, who will help—
who will pay?   Here the
fHIll tiItiftfitC Red Cross does not tem-
anu uui&us porize( but proceedg at
once to the scene with doctors, nurses, workers,
food, clothing, tents, blankets, and whatever
else will tend to mitigate and relieve suffering
and distress. Disaster may not overtake your
town, village or district for years, yet it may
happen tomorrow, and THE RED CROSS
WANTED - $1.00
from every man and woman" in British
Columbia as enrollment fee in the B. C.
Division of the Canadian Red Cross
Junior Membership $0.25
Mall your Enrollment Fee to your Local Branch or the     I
626 Pender Street West Vancouver, B. C.    I
week(OD her way home from a visit
with her daughter in Spokane.
Three surveyors under Engineer
Barton are dow engaged in making
a prelimidary survey (or the irrigation system in Unit No. I.
City Property For Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited. t
Prices:—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms:—Gash and approved payments.
List of lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
City Clerk.
If high water does not interfere
with present calculations, the Forest
mill at Cascade' will start sawing
operations next Monday.
Locomotive Cookery
A young woinaD was visiting
some locomotive works and was
much interested in what slie saw
and apparently got some extraordinary information.
"•What is that tbina; over there?"
she asked of the young man from
the office who was showing her
"That's a locomotive boiler," he
"And what do they boil locomotives for?"
"To make the locomotive tender."
said the young man.
Cycling is easy when you ride the high-grade Bicycles
I sell—the wheels lhat run smoothly year after year. Let
me explain to you my easy sale plan on terms.
First-Clara Repair Work done in Blacksmithing, Brazing,
Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork, Etc.
J. R. MOOYBOER GSt^»cw>HKs.B."c!
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock
Those wishing neat sign painting
to ornament tbeir business places
Bhould call on W. P. O'Connor, a
returned soldier.
Tablets   without   "Bayer  Cross"
are not Aspirin at all
Get genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin'
in a "Bayer" package, plainly marked
with the safety "Bayer Cross."
The "Bayer Cross is your only way
of knowing that you are getting genuine
Aspirin, prescribed by physicians for
nineteen years and proved safe by mil'
lions .ior Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,
Rheutnptism, Lumbago, Neuritis, and for
Pain generally.   Made in Canada.
Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets—also
larger sized "Bayer" packages.
Aspirin is the trade mark (registered
in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of
Monoaceticacidester of Salicylicacid.
While it is well known that Aspirin
means Bayer manufacture, to assist the
public against imitations, the Tablets of
Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped
with their general trade mark, the
"Bayer Cross?'
Thoroughly competent aod reliable
accountant to audit City Books for
1921. State qualifications, experience
and salary.
City Clerk,
SEALED TENDERS marked "Tenders for Conveyance" are invited
for the conveyance to Central and
High Schools from each of tbe follow*
ing routes.
(1) Proceeding past DeWilde
ranch, via T. R. Powers, R. Hughes,
E. F, Laws, across Cooper bridge,
thence direct to Central and High
(2) From st or near Riverside
Nurseries, via such route as may be
described, to Central and High
The successful tenderer in ea
case will be required to make one trip
on tbe morning of each and every
school day during the months of Sep
tember, 1921, to June, 1922 (inclusive), and convey all and every
school child who presents himself
along such route, to the Central and
High Schools, the conveyance to be
made in a suitable vehicle with fall
protection from the weather provided,
Each of the above routes shall be
tendered for separately at so much
per trip. The tenders, addressed to
the undersigned, will be received up
to Thursday, June 9th, 1921.
Secretary of School Board,
Job Printing at The Sun office at
practically the same prices as before
the big war.
Established 1910
Real Estate and Insurance
Reildi.ilt Agent Grimd Forka Townsite
u-.j     Company, Limited j
Farms     Orchards    City Property
Agent! at* Nelson, Calgary, Wlhnlpcg and
other Prairie points. Vanoouver Agents:
Bstabllshed ln 1910, we are In a position to
lurnish reliable Information lonoernlug this
Write (or tree literature.
r*pHE value of well-
printed* neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
'Business cards
Visiting cards
Sh')9"ing tags
Price lists
And commercial and
society printing of every
Let us quote you our
New Type
Latest Style;
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.   ARMSON
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
lee ot Ant-elan land
an aere; aecond-olaaa to
Minimum prl
reduced to IS ai
H.M an acre.
Pre-emption now confined to eur-
Teyed lands only.
Records win be (ranted covering only
land soluble for agricultural purpam
and which Is non-tlmbar land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
•irance for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but each making
necessary Improvement, on respective
claims. ^
Pre-emptora must occupy claims for
live yean and make Improvements to
value of |10 per acre, Including clearing and cultivation of at least I acres,
before receiving Crown Grant
When pre-emptor In occupation not
leas than I years, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because of Ill-health, or other cause, hs
•noted Intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer Us dalm.
Records without permanent residence may be Issued, provided appll-
oant makes Improvements to extent of
SSSS per annum and records same each
year. Failure to make Improvements
or record same will operate as for-
fstton. Title cannot be obtained In
•J" U>an 6 yean, and Improvements
•f 110.00 per acn. Including I acres
•Itared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 1 yean an required?
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, if he
requires land ln conjunction with his
»rm, without actual occupation, pro-
**M*d statutory improvements mad*
aad residence maintained go Crown
■ranted land, eg
Unsurvsyed anas, not exceeding 10
dentin! and Improveirat'CTnditlotM. "
ui.ou_rTey.-a areas, not exceeding It
****** may be leased aa homesTtes;
title to be obtained after fulfilling resl-
mtlal and Improvement conditions.
For graslng and Industrial purposes
****. exceeding   (to   acres   maybe
factory or	
timber land   not   exceeding   40  acre*
may be purchased: conditions Include
payment of	
ftrtmml  **V jassdows  Inaccessible
br TX'aUDf "•"Sn*** be purchased
to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of
road, not exceeding half of purchase
prlc*. Is made. **********
PRE-cMPTOM'   ran
mm for one year from ti* death of
such persoh.  as formerly,  	
yesr after the conclusion of I
tlm* within whSth?hrtiVS? SarlxiSm
et a dsoc—**  ^
for UU*
from for
until" on*
»,__,       .-___.-. -. th*pr»s*nt
■________* ..Tnto **•*****• ta also mad* retroactive.
No fees mating to pre-emption* an
du* or payable ty soldlera oo preemption, recorded after Jun* M, fill.
Taxes are remitted for five mr*.
Prevision for return of moneys ac-
crued du* and been pUd staoTZunit
4, 1114, on account of payments, fees
«>»»• on *oMlen* prTSnptlSts.
Interest on agreements to purchase
toro or dty lots held by ____*£b«V_-tf
Allied Force., or dependents, acquired
i*'ee* or Indirect, remitted tram enlistment to March 11, lftO.
Provision made for Issuance of
Crown grants to sub-purchaser, of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchase™ who failed to oompleto
purchase. Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase Interest and taxes. Whore sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original par-
oel, purchase price due and tan* mav
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must b.
nude by May 1, nao. **
Graslng Act, UK, for systematle
Jorvilopment of livestock Industry provides for erasing districts and range
administration under Commissioner
Annual grazing permits Issued towed
on numbers ranged; priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management. Free, or partially freo, permits
for settlors, compere er travellers, up
to ten 'lead.
I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
G. A. Crawford
New Telephone Office


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