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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist May 13, 1921

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* irialtve Ubnry
the center of Orand Forks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also- important
industries in- districts contiguous to
the oity.
m 2 C1921
Kettle Valley Orchardist
THF SrilVfis the fav'-*'-te news*
UlEl kJULl paper of the citizens
of 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
GRAND FORKS   B, C, FRIDAY,   MAY 13, 1921
"Tell me what yoa Know is true:
1 caa tfaese as well as yoo."
$1.00 PER YEAR
his  annual  holidays, to be taken
some titm in June.   Granted.
The sale of tax land bylaw  was
reconsidered and finally passed.
West Kootenay Company
Notifies the City Couneil That After June 1
the Rate Will Be Raised
The mayor aod all the aldermen
were present at tbe regular meeting
of tho city council on Monday evening*
Peter A. Z. Pare interviewed the
counoil, and offered 125 for lot 4,
block 5, plan 35, and agreed to put
the property in good shape. The
offer wasfl»ccepted.
An offer offer of # 100 for lots 10,
11 and 12, block 9, plan 52, waB accepted, as was also ab offer of the
same amount for lots 30, 31 and 32,
block 37, plan 52.
An offer of $250 for lot 18, block
4, blan 35, on condition that the
city install a pipe line to the property, was refused.
Fred Clark, on behalf of the irrigation .committee, thanked the
council for tbe use of the city hall
by tbe committee and for otber
services done by the city in irrigation matters.
F. R. S. Barlee, librarian, was
authorised to ariange for the ex
change of books for the library, and
to impose a fine of 10 cents per
week on books kept out over the
required time, and to allow only
two books at a time to any one person.
The West Kootenay Power &
Light company notified the council that the rate for p wer would be
increased to 3 cents per k.w. b., commencing with June 1.
A communication from tbe C.P.
R. offered to exchange lots with tbe
city in West Grand Forke in- order
to consolidate tbeir holdings into
blocks. Referred to the finance
Al Traunweiser applied for permission to blast stumps within the
pity limits. The request was granted under agreement tbat he wenld
Uke proper precautions, to protect
the public and be responsible for
pny damage that might be done.
The usual grist of monthly accounts were ordered to be paid.
The chairman of the water and
light oommittee reported tbat he
hid purchased aome 2J and 4-inch
pipe from the Granby company
for tb/ water works system. He
recommended thst tbe old electric
light poles on Columbia avenue be
disposed of at $2 each, and tbat Dr.
Tepoorten be given bis choice of
power or light rates. Tbe report
and recommendations were adopted.
The chairman of the board ef
i works reported that the right of way
of the transprovincial highway in
Weat Grand Forks had beeu sur-
i veyed and was now being graded.
Tbe chairman of the healtli and
relief oommittee stated that all the
tin cans end otber rubbish, gathered
togetherqd clean-up day  had been
disposed of.   Steps, be said, would
i shortly be taken to  compel those
who had dot complied with the re
. quest to clean tbeir premises to do
, so.
The  olerk waa instructed to ad
vertise for tenders for an auditor to
i audit the city books for 1921.
After a discussion on tbe Doukhobor queation, tbe clerk was instructed to aend a communication to
the attorney-general and inform
him of the manner in which tbe
North Fork colony is oarrying on.
Tbe clerk made   application for
The Dominion experimental
farms' system bas during tbe last
two years paid considerable attention to the question of utilizing sunflowers for ensilage. Experiments
have been conducted at the central
experiments, farm at Ottawa, in
northern Ontario on all tbe farms
and stations on tbe prairies, and in
British Columbia. Although results
so far obtained are somewhat cop
dieting and by no means definite
enougb to allow unqualified deduction as to tbe value of of sunflowers
as an ensilage yet some observa-
' tions bave been made which may be
' of interest to prospective sunflower
Generally speaking sunflowers
outyield corn, according to observations made so far, in sucb sections
where on account of scsnt rainfall or
cool seasons .the latter can not be
grown successfully. In sections
where corn is grown to advantage,
sunflowers may also outyield the
latter. Thus, an acre of sunflowers
grown at Ottawa last year yielded
about 30 tone, while tbe best corn
only gave 20 tons to the acre.
Tbo yield of sunflowers may, how
Nurse Slump—"Twins, sir!
pected one!"
Two   blessings  wben   you only  ex-
ever, be influenced by several factors, most important one perhaps
being tbe method of planting. According to observations ude so far,
seeding in rows 2J to 3 feet apart
will probably prove satisfactory for
most sections of Canada. In the
west the yield is not infrequently
affected by the attack of rust. It
may be possible, however, to lessen
the damage from rust in future by
developing early maturing varieties
ready to out for ensilage before tbe
rust, which seems lo appear rather
late in the season, has bad time to
affect tbe yield and quality of the
In respect to ensilage making, it
would seem tbat tbe best quality
may be secured if the crop is harvested when the majority of tbe
beads in a field bave just opened
up. Delaying fhe cutting until the
seed is beginning to harden does
not seem to be advisable. Early cutting may result in a flow of juice
from the bottom of the silo, but this
may be overcome to a certain extent at least by allowing tbe crop to
wilt slightly before putting it into
the silo.
On the' whole, ensilage of sunflowers is relished by stock and ite
"log value has proved about
equal to that of ocrn ensilage. The
observation haB been made that tbe
feeding of sunflowers onBilage may
stimulate the kidneys too much,
but as the observation is an isolated
one, we are not prepared to say anything definite on ths subject.
On the whole, mucb more information than it has been possible to
collect so far for experiments at the
experimental farm is needed before
any definite conclusions on tbe ensilage value and general usefulness
of sunflowers can be drawn. Before
the growing of sunflowers on an ex*
tensive scale can be safely recommended, it te, among otber thi ___,
necessary to learn more about what
a crop of sunflowers may have on
the eucceeding crops, particularly in
dry sections. Trial on a small scale
may, however, be recommended.
Work  on  Fifteen   Miles
From the Cascade End
Will Be Commenced at
Contracts for the construction of
fifteen miles of tbe link in the
transprovincial highway between
Cascade and Rossland, at the Cascade end, were let this week, according to advises from Victoria, Of
this stretch, W. P. Tierney was
awarded ten miles and W. Salvus
five miles.
Thesuccessfol contractors are now
on the ground, and it is presumed
that work will be commenced as
soon as tbey can assemple tbeir
equipment. Contractors from all
parts of the province went over tbe
ground and tendered on this work.
As ubout six miles of tbis lint
has already been completed at the
Rossland end, the construction of
fifteen miles at this end should very
nearly finish the road between the
two points.
tbere is in ths early part of tbe
season, tbe more likely is there to
be a good set of fruit, especially on
ratber old treeB wbere tbe flow of
sap through the fruit spurs is not as
free as in younger trees, antl if there
ate drying winds and a drought
there may not be sufficient moisture
to hold the fruit on tbe trees. An
application of nitrogen on some
soils has been found very useful in
promoting greater activity of growth
in the early part of the season and
so better ensuring a setting of fruit.
Importance of Early
Cultivation of Orchards
W. 0. Miller, divisional superintendent of the C.I.R.; W. P. Tierney, contractor, and Mr. Descbamp
ot Rossland arrived in the city tonight, after inspecting the section
of tbe transprovincial highway east
of Cascade.
If a cover ciop has been left over
the winter in an orchard it should
not, as a rule, be allowed to grow in
the spring until there is a good rop
to plough nnder, especially in districts where droughts occur, but the
land should be ploughed as soon as
it is dry enough to work, njt waiting for the plants to grow up; thus
much moisture which would otherwise be transpired by the leaves of
the plants will be saved and the
cbance of suffering from dought
A good setting of fruit depends
very much on an ample supply of
moisture in the ground at blooming
and setting time, and if there should
be drought aftei a heavy crop of
clover or vetch has been ploughed
under late in tbe- spring, conditions
will not be at all favorable.
After tbe land has been ploughed,
it sbould be kept well harrowed
during tbe early part of tbe season
to conserve the moisture, as it has
been found tbat there is a rapid decrease of moisture unless the surface
soil is kept loose. Early cultivation
is desirable also because it is im
portant to get the soil warmed up
as soon as possible by letting the
air in and so making conditions fav
orable for growth early in the sea*
son.  The greater activity ingrowth
In December, 1918, with tbe ap
proval end endorsement of the governments of five great powers-
Great Britain, tbe United States,
France, Italy and Japan—a com
mittee of tbeir Bed Cross societies
was constituted "to formu'ate and
propose io the Hed Cross societies
of the world an extended program
of Red Cross activities in the interests of humanity."
As a result a league of Hed Cross
societies is today organized, and in
addition to tbe live powers already
mentioned, it now includes in its
membership fwenty-six of tbe other
civilised powers of the world.
This league of Red Cross societies
was created to: Organize and stimu
late throughout the world Red
Cross peace activities; establish
close cooperation between all Red
Cross societies; fight disease and
spread heattb; develop existing Red
Cross societies and build up new
ones; serve as universal clearing
bouse for the Red Cross work in
peaoe time.
It bas directed and developed
anti-typus campaigns in eastern
Europe; organized membership cam
paigns for Red Cross societies; instituted nursing services; created
public health scholersbips; sent out
missions to study means of relief.
It is organizing a world campaign
against communicable disease; promoting child wellare; training public health nurses for service where
most needed; building up in both
hemispheres the Junior Red Cross;
spreading public health propaganda
tbrough publications, films, lectures, etc.
It will enlarge the field of Red
Cross work; mobilize relief workere
in case of national calamities; keep
Red Cross societies in close toucb
with one another; ensure the universality of the Red Cross; create a
new sense of human fellowship.
For the first time in its history,
therefore, civilized humanity, as a
| whole, is declaring relentless warfare against disease, famine, and the
other devastating forces which are
working for its downfall. In this
fight tbe league of Red Cross societies serves as a general headquarters
to direct tbe campaign.
Au English novelist once wrote a
story of a man wbo fell into a hollow tree and perished miserably.
Now a correspondent writes us of a
similar incident, not fiction tbis
time, but truth. A Mr. Gleek of
Ottawa township in Minnesota in
clearing a piece of land on bis farm
found it necessary to fell a gigantic
white oak tree. In falling it broke
aud proved to be hollow for perhaps
fifteen feet. Beginning several feet
above the ground, the cavity ended
in a large opening not readily noticed
among tbe branches on the lower
side of the tree, wbicb leaned considerably. Within the hollow, the
horrified choppers found the body
of a man, nob at all decayed, but
dried and shriveled by tbe lapse of
time into something very like the
best preserved Egyptian mummies.
The frightened laborers summoned Mr. Gleek, who at once recognized thwbody as that .of Jean La
Rue, a farm laborer who had mysteriously disappeared on August 30,
That day, wbich fell during the
Sioux uprising, a boatload of soldiers on their way up the Minnesota
river from St. Paul to New dm,
thoughtlessly discharging their muskets many times as they steamed up
the river above Henderson, carried
terror to the hearts of the people
along the river, wbo were already
about to flee from the dreaded Indians.
Mr. Gleek says tbat wben Jean La
Rue beard the firing be seemed to
Soldier Settlement Area
in Similkameen Will Be
Very Busy Place This
Penticton.May 12.—There is every
indication of the creation of a large
force of men on the southern project this summer.
Engineer F. H. Latimer stated
this week that the present staff com-
prieed about 120 men doing fluming
work as well ae some work on the
main ditch. The construction involved in the tenders now being
called will mean tbe employment of
at least 100 additional men. This
job is to be started within a few
days after the closing of the tenders
on May 13.
Rumor bas it that tbe Griffin interests may not put fn a bid on tbis
work, owing 11 the fact tbat the government has adopted for tbe present
the policy of letting the work in
smaller sections than heretofore. It
is believed tbat the Griffin interests
consider that larger tenders would
be necessary to make it worth their
while maintaining their considerable equipment and staff on tbe pro*
The intention of the department
^^^^^^^^^^^^^____ . for this season ls to extend the main
go crazy with fear.   He rushed  into J ditch down to Osoyoos lake.    Some
.1 I     _..--_.  li      'set • 1
the house, seized his rifle and some
other belongings, including about
8700 in money, and fled into the
woods. Apparently he had gone
straight to the hollow tree and in
seeking to hide in it had slipped
down too far and, being unable to
extricate himself, had perished.
Preserved in living oak, his body
did not decay.
His rifle, his bullet pouch and
powderhorn were there in tbe tree
with him and in bis pockei was
$783. J50. In another pocket was the
diary tbal Mr. Gleek says La Rue
always kept; and in it, undated,
but on the page following tbe one
dated Friday, August 29, 1862, was
written in trembling letters tbe following:
"Can not get out; surely must die.
If ever found, send me and all my
money to my mother, Madame
Suzanne La Rue, near Tarascon, in
the proyince of Bouches du Rhone,
News of the City
Through the efforts of E. C. Henniger, member for Grand Forks, C.
W. Traves. who has just completed
a course at tbe University of British
Columbia, bas been appointed
poultry instructor for tbis district,
with headquarters in tbis city. Mr.
Traves' territory comprises nearly
all of the province east of tbe Cascade mountains, and tbe fact that
he will be stationed berespeaks well
for the alertness of our member.
His office will be in tbe court house.
of this work will be fluming on account of tbe existence of considerable rock in the vicinity of the proposed waterway.
Sewerage and domestic water systems are to be installed in the new
town of Oliver Ibis summer in wbich
vent, insoiar as sewerage at any rate
is concerned, Oliver will be ahead of
Up to the present it has not been
found necessary to send out of the
district for men, and the authorities
jii charge of the project do not intend to bring in outsiders if a sufficient number of men can be found
in tbe valley. Tbe doctrine of keeping tbe money at home will be followed and tbis naturally means a
good deal for family men of Penticton and nearby points, who are tbus
able to find plenty of employment
almost at tbeir own doors.
Prospects for tbe extension of lhe
Kettle Valley railway south from
Okanagan Falls to the demonstration
farm this season are considered very
bright indeed. This development
will add Btill more to tbe gangs of
men on southern work and another
Important factor will be the construction of the northern power line
of the West Kootenay company.
It is undarstood that,if tbe tenders
for lbe first unit of thiB year's program are not satisfactory when tbey
are opened on May 13, the government will continue its plan of last
fall by wbicb Engineer Latimer took
over personal control of the construction and carried it out by day
Misses Helen M. Campbell, Kathleen Kerby and Eilein Griffith, students from tbis city at the University of British Columbia, passed the
examinations this week with high
It is expected that the road to
Franklin camp will be opened up by
Tuesday next, when a party of
officials of tbe Maple Leaf Mines,
Limited, will make the first trip
over it tbis season.
All free miners' licenses expire
midnight on May 31.
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. V. Laws' ranch:
Max.    Min.
May     fi — Friday    76        36
7—Saturday   71 43
8- Sunday  71 39
9—Monday    70 40
10--Tuesday  60        49
H—Wednesday.. 00 40
12    Thursday  69 34
Rainfall 08
I /
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
Ono Year (in the United States)   1.50
Address * ***** :cations to
The Grand Forks Sun,
Phonb 101R Grand Forks, B. C.
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 1921
The price for leather and shoes is still up
in the sky. At the same time, a report comes
from tho east that carloads of good hides are
being sold for glue stock, a condition hardly
eve.i known before in the hide market.   In
stead of   being   converted  into leather the
hides are freed from hair, cut up by machines
like those which chop ensilage and then converted   into   a gelatin from which moving-
picture film is made.   The movies are responsible for a multitude of sins. To the list, it now
and leather
The shells that fell into the streets of Paris
were fired by ordinary naval guns of twelve
or fourteen inches. The barrels were strength -
ened by introducing a steel bushing that reduced the caliber to about nine inches, and
the breeches were reinforced by a massive
steel jacket. In guns thus strengthened double
charges of explosives could be used; and by
making the shells longer and more pointed,
and by grooving them to fit the riding, several
additional miles were gained. Guns so built
have never before been used because 'artillerists have never before been willing to sacrifice
accuracy to d'stance. The "Big Berthas" were
not accurate and did not need to be, for the
Germans were firing at a mark several miles
wide. So long as they hit some part of the city
of Paris they were satisfined, for their object
was merely to spread terror among the Par-
isiads. As it was, several of their shots missed
the target altogether aad fell some distance
away from the city.
must be added the high cost of shoes
It is interesting to observe that Mr. Hoover,
who knows more about the real situation in
Europe than any other American, says that
trade agreements with Russia can have no
economic results of importance because Russia
has nothing to export. He puts the authority
of his opinion behind the belief that the dealings of Lloyd George and Lenine were purely
political in character, and that both men were
more interested in strengthening their own
hands than in doing anything else. Still, if
.Lenine's new policy is faithfully carried out it
must lead to the gradual reconstruction of
Russia. Whethea he really means to carry it
out or wbeteer he will have the power to do
it are questions that the fiitiuc must answer.
New Salem, Illinois, where Abraham Lin
coin worked as a grocery clerk, "practiced
polemics," fell in love with Ann Rutledge,
was village postmaster and county surveyor,
and from which he was elected to the state
assembly, was one of the many little towns
that in pioneer days sprang up along the
Sangamon river near Springfield. Its whole existence covered not more than a dozen years,
and -except for Lincoln's haviug lived there
would long since have been forgotten. \ ow
the site of the village is a state park, the log
cabins of Lincoln's day have been rebuilt and
as much as possible of the atmosphere of
the starting place of the great American has
been restored. The park will be opened this
The distinctive sciedtific fact in the recent
great earthquake in China is that it literally
made the whole earth tremble. Most earthquakes are local. They usually originate in the
ocean near an island or a continent and radiate inland. The crust of the earth, which is
estimated to be from fifty to one hundred
miles in thickuess, must from time to time
undergo readjustment to changes in internal
heat and to other internal happenihgs, but a
quake that is felt and recorded the whole
world over is unusual.
Those who are watching the economic and
industrial situation in Europe are pretty sure
that there is now more real work and less
talking going on Germany than anywhere else.
For a time the Germans seemed completely
disorganized by their defeat, and there were
plenty of people who predicted that they were
going steadily down hill into anarchy. That is
so no longer. The people are hard at work
again, and the reconstruction of business goes
forward faster there than in England or Italy
or France. They have even .turned the low
value of the mark into a help,' for it acts like a
protective wall to keep out imports and to
stimulate production at home. When the
Spanish railways wanted two hundred and fifty
locomotives, the German builders made a bid
far below the bids of the British and the
Americans, and much more satisfactory in the
matter of quick delivery than the Belgians
who alone could compete with them in price
The forests of British Columbia in 1920
yielded products to the value of $92,628,807,
an increase of $22,000,000 over 1919.
The impress onist, the cubist, the free versifier,  the   "jazz"   minstrel,   even   when   the
glamour of novelty  was on them, suggested
more vanity than  knowledge.    Such persons
gave expression to the maunderings of a world
fever, substituted vague, meaningless fancies
andbarbarous tom-toming for the ordinary
difficulties and sanity of art, pOetry  and  tnu.
sic* The world is sick of the sickness and  at
last observes with relief the tendency to return
to form and beauty and the appeal to the nicer
understandings.   The "independent" artists
of Paris found almost no buyers at their recent exhibition.
Th;) mystery about the "Big Berthas" which
shelled Paris from a distance of about 75
miles during the war, has bepn solved. The
allied officers who have been trying to find out
why guns of the supposed dimensions were
not surrendered by the Germans under the
treaty, and why they could find no trace of
them whatever in the war area, have at last
discovered thattho "supergun" never existed-
Iq is noteworthy that it was a citizen of
British Columbia who was responsible for the
passing of the Dominion agricultural instruction act in 1914, providing for the distribution
of ten million dollars between the provinces
in ten-years for the encouragement and advance of instruction in all lines of agriculture.
British Columbia participates in this grant to
the extent of $69,199 annually.   A wide field
is covered by funds from the grant, all tending
to greater knowledge of agriculture and to
improvement in farm and home.   In 1919-20,
the last year for which a repott is possible,
$20,000 of the money so derived was devoted
to the advancement of agricultural instruction
in public and high schools and for the training
of teachers, and $12,000 towards the investigation and extension work of the University
of British Columbia. Of the balance of $37,
199, dairying and cow testing was helped to
the extent of $8000, beekeeping to the extent
of $7000,  pathological and entomological investigations by $4000, and agricultural publications by $6000.    Conteibutions  were also
made to the expense of dry farm demonstrations, seed work, silo demonstrations,  horti
cultural demonstrations and competitions.fruit
packing and pruning schools, poultry competitions and boys' and girls' clubs and fairs.   As
is to be expected in the fruit garden of Cana
da,  much attention  is given to horticultural
work. This class of work consists of personal
visits to fruit growers for the giving  of counsel, holding orchard  demonstrations, lectures,
assisting in judging at fairs, and directing experiments with spraying materials for the control of injurious insects and plant diseases. In
conneciion with the grant  alloted to agricultural education, much attention is given to
school and home gardening and. nature study.
In this line of work, valuable assistance is rendered  by  the district supervisors of agricultural instruction, who are called upon to conduct a two-year course of study in agriculture
for high school student, as well  as extension
work and continuation classes in agriculture
during the winter months for those who are
no longer attending school.
.Effect of Freight Rates
on Business Exaggerated
Iiid.cat.oua are multiply!.)* tbat
efforts at shippers and producers in
[many parts of the country to blame
•the unsatisfactory state of their
(businesses upon present freight
fates are not going to pass unchallenged. The United States railroads
,are preparing to ask the Senate
Committee on Interstate Commerce,
jwhen it takes up its inquiry into tbe
.railroad suituation next month, to
■lit these statements to the bottom.
r'   Daniel Willard, president of the
altlmore & Ohio says:
"I  bave  personally  asked  many
.targe manufacturers and shippers of
foods what effect it would have upon
Their shipments at the present time
U freight charges were cancelled al- i
together, and if the railroads would
aove the tonnage offered free of
charge. *. Invariablv. the answer haa '
been that it would make practically
So difference at all in the volume of
usiness because   people   were  not
buying at the present time." i
I Chairman Clark has recently made
public the results of his inquiry into
the assertions of Florida fruit and
vegetable shippers that freight rates ■
•re now so high that they cannot
profitably ship their products to I
market. Mr. Clark found that ship
menta of Florida fruits and vei
tables between November 1, 19_.V|
and February 28, 1021 amounted to
28,420 carloads, while in the corresponding period of the year before,
nnder tbe old rate?, such shipments
had been 26,^86 carloads, an increase
for the present reason of 1,584 carloads.
The Railway Age asserts that on
April 16 the average price paid producers for cabbage in Texas was $T
a ton. the freijrht rate to Chicago
was $26.30, incliulincr refrigerating
charges and Federal tax on freight
charges, and total cost laid down In
Chicago approximately 1,000 miles
from ihe produeing fields, was $38.80
a ton. At the same time cabbage
was selling at retail in Chicago ai
the rate of $1-10 a ton. Texas onion
growers received $42 a ton, freight
to Chicajro was $*?0.64 a ton, total
cost of onions and freight $71.64 a
ton, retail selling price in Chicago
$200 a ton. For spinach Texas piRv
ducers were receiving $5 a ten,
freight rate to Chicago was $30.88
a ton, total of producer's price and
freight $3fi.3ti a ton, retail sellln*
price in Chicago $300 a ton.    •     i
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-
phram do not instantly
respond to change of
light you need the attention of our skilled optometrist.
Jeweller and Optician
Bridge Street Grand Forks
Real Estate and Insurance -
Excellent facilities for telling; your farms
We havo agents at all Coast and Prairie
Reliable information rena-ding this dlstrct
cheerfully furnished. We solicit your . in-
Ask Your Friends
The Proven
Painless Method
Teeth arc Extracted or
Treated Without  Pain
K YsmMAS* QUaHty
ID    leaf   Guaranteed
Canadian Bonds snd Canadian
Money Accepted at Full Value
Rooms 205 6 7 80-10 11-12,
2nd Floor, Jamiesun Bldg.,
Over Owl Drug
Wall and Riverside
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Coal,  Wood and  Ice
for Sale
Office at R. F.  Petrle'i Store
Phone 64
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Burns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty*
P. A  Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yalk Uotki., FlllST Stkbkt
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks.B.C.
| Furniturf*   Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
Home Is No Further Away
Than the Nearest  Telephone
The man who is frequently on the road
realizes the value of the telephone.
"Weighed against the comfort and help,
the assurance from home that all's well
gives me," says one, "the small sum of
the *)oll charge doesn't count at all." "
The telephone highway is always the
shortest way Rome.
The high cost of living is increased by forest
tires. Every citizen should help to keep clown
40c per $100
SELLING—4-rootn  house, 3 lots,
for $650; central.
The Fruit Lands Exchange
Burke's Former Office
Of all present-day, Sewing Machines.
Why buy* a machine at which you have
to sit in an awkward position, when you
may just as well have one with which it
is a pleasure to sew? The WhiteRotary
Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.
Sold 6n easy monthly payments by*
oMiller C& Gardner
.Complete Home Furnishers THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
i   -  '
Lfc i.
(1) H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught at Poona. The
Dilke is seen seated between Lady Marshall and
General Sir W. Marshall, Commander-in-Chief of
Southern Army at Poona, India.
(2) The R 86 ready for launching. Ths giant airship in its shed.
(8) Changing the colors on the sentry houses at
Dusseldorf, Germany, the seat of Gen. Desgottes,
who is in charge of the army of occupation.
(4) Lifeboat launched by motor tractor at Hunstanton.
(6) Madame Curie, Prance, discoverer of radium, at
work in her laboratory.   Sheis on her way to United
(6) The Prince of Wales waiting to weigh in after
point to point races in England.
(7) British navy's straw hats to disappear. They
have been in use since the days of Nelson.
(8) Windsor Races, England. Taking the water
Big Game Hunters on Long Trail to Yukon
Are yeu  planning' to   hunt  big
fame la the  Yukon   this   season?
t    so,    have   you   engaged   your
guides?   If you have not, lose no
more time in doing so.   Guides are
U none too plentiful in the far north
a and both guides and transportation
__;* are being booked by what promises
N to be the biggest bunch of. hunters
I that have fone to the Yukon.    A
H report has just come out from one
g of Yukon's best known guides, to
the effect that  caribou   are   more
|{ plentiful    than    heretofore    known
and are ranging in great droves.
-.,.-■       •.;<.-«;•-cr   The  two  principal   districts   are
&|*$^%#.£_ the   Kluane-White   River   and   the
   .. v/4.$fetfESft ._•**£*. McMillan  River sections,  the start
'V'.**Jy.W>l_^Sl|^P(F for   either   is   made    from    White
.:*i^'-Si_lEJ--3SBB-M-fim%» i* Horse.    McMillan district is reach-
6YC0miaTiSY0rc.KH £* ed by an all-water route, the White
Biver wholly by land.    Outfitting
may be done at White Horse. Some
hunters bring along their own ammunition and bedding, but this is
unnecessary ae Yukon outfitters
know to a "T" just what is needed
and are ready to furnish it. Both
districts are governed hy tho same
laws, and licenses, costing $100, arc
obtainable at White  Horse.
Prom fifty to sixty days must.be
allowed for the hunting trip. Anything under fifty days demands a
pace that precludes choice of heads.
In addition to caribou, moose, benr
and sheep, goats may be had by
making short side trips to the particular haunts they Tavor. Plenty
of good fishing may be enjoyed on
either trip.
Yukon guides have no superiors,
but like other choice things, their
number in tinutod.   lutm^ing par
ties should contract for services aa
early as possible. Hunting in the
Yukon is an expensive sport, but
this makes it all the more attractive to the sportsmen who can afford it. The limited number of
hunters who visit this vast, rich
country are- sure to .ret fjood bags.
Head guides command from $12 to
$15 pir day, while second guides,
cooks, canoe men and helpers get
from $7 to $10 per day. The cost
of a Yukon hunting trip will total
from $3,500 to $5,000 for a fifty
day trip. This sum is, of course,
exclusive of cost of transportation
in reaching the Yukon, which includes a three and one-half days'
voynpe by way of Ihe Inside
Passage along the coast of British
Columbia from Vancouver to Slug-
wat 1 THE   SUN.   6EAND   FORKS,   B. C.
News of the City
Mrs. Chas. C. French and Master
Jack, of Creston, are spending a few
daya with relatives here.
The river rose four inches Tuesday and liberated a big log jam at
the C.P. R. bridge in tbis city.
Bertram H. Ryley and family, of
Rock Creek, visited Mr. Ryley's
fither in this oity yesterday.
James Rardy has been appointed
manager of tbe Big Y ranch. He
assumed bis duties this week.
J. R. Miller, a director of tbe
Maple Leaf Mines, Limited, arrived
jn tbe city today fjora Walla Walla,
Speaker's Chair for Canada
Chas. Pearson and H. H. Henderson attended the meeting of tbe
Oddfellows lodge ln Greenwood on
Tuesday nigbt.
The Speaker's Chair which is being presented to the Canadian House
of Commons by the Empire Parliamentary Association (United Kingdom branch) to take the place of
thut destroyed in the fire at the Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, in February, 1916, is now completed, and
it is expected that the presentation
will be made by the Right Hon. J.
W. Lowther; speaker of the Imperial
House of Commons, during the summer.
The gift has been tendered by the
donors as "an abiding token of good
will between both Parliaments," and
has been gratefully accepted as such
by the Canadian House of Commons.
The chair is an exact copy of the
Speaker's Chair in the House of
Commons (designed by Pugin, who
was Barry's assistant in the building of the New Palace of Westminster), which has been used since the
occupation of the present chamber
by the Commons in 1862.
original, the replica is
example of carved oak,
Like the
a beautiful
It stands
P. B. Freeland,
engineer, bas been
eral claim, in tha
tricb thisjweek.
resident mining
inspecting min-
Greenwood    dis-
W. Groves, consulting enigaee r
forthe Grand Fjrks irrigation district will arr ve in the city next
Thursday, the 19th, from Kelowna .
At the grand lodga maetiog of th e
Knights   of   Pythias in Kamloop3
tbis   week   R. J. Gardner,  of this
city,  was elected 'grand vice chan
Winnifred Whiting.of Kettle Val ■
ley, was successfully operated on
for appendicitis at tbe Grand Forks
hospital on Saturday last. Sbe is
recovering from the effects of the
W. A. Pounder returned to the
city yesterday from Princeion. He
bas been in tbe hospital the greater
part of the past winter receiving
treatment for blood poisoning in his
right foot. He will remain here for
some time.
A number of members of tbe
local Oddfellows lodge attended a
joint degree meeling of the Greenwood and Grand Forks lodges on
Tuesday night at Greenwood. Refreshments were served after the den
gree work was finished.
Some of tbe members of Harmony lodge went over to Greenwood
Tuesday night, the occasion being
an official visit to the Masonic lodge
in tbat town of Grand Master M, L.
18ft. 6in., surmounted by a canopy
bearing the Royal Arms, which are
carved in a piece of old oak taken
from the roof of Westminster Hall.
The seat of the chair is upholstered
in green leather. The right jamb of
the chair is inscribed: — "Manus
justa nardus: memor et fidelis mens m
conscia recti"; and on the left jamb ™
is inscribed: — "Nee prece nee
pretio; libertas in legibus; hostis
honori invidia; laus Deo."
The -replica was executed by
Messrs. Harry Hems and Sons, of
Exeter, under the direction of Sir
Frank Baines, of the Office of
Works. It was recently on view
at the rooms of the Empire Parliamentary Association, Westminster
Hall, when the Speaker and a large
party of Lords and Commons, were
received by Sir H. d'Eville, secretary
sf the association, and Mr. T. Wilson, Clerk of Works and Deputy
Keeper of Westminster Hall. Accompanying the chair Ib a framed
roll of parchment, ornamentally inscribed as follows:—
"This replica of the Speaker's
Chair in the House of Commons, at
Westminster, is herewith presented
to the House of Commons at Ottawa by the United Kingdom branch
of the Empire Parliamentary Association, comprising members of
both Houses, as a fitting symbol of
the great Parliamentary tradition
which binds together the free nations of the British Commonwealth."
The scroll is signed: — "Birkenhead, Lord Chancellor; James W.
Lowther, Speaker of the House of
Commons, Joint President, Empire
Parliamentary Association, United
Kingdom branch, Westminster Hall."
Formerly the Canadian Speaker,
on leaving office, wbb entitled to
take away the chair in which he sat
as a perquisite, but this perquisite
will now be lost. It is probable that
there are some of the chairs of the
old English House of Commons still
in existence in country mansions.
Dean Pellew, in his biography of
Lord Sidmouth (Henry Addlngton),
relates that in the dining-room of
White Lodge, Richmond Park — s
house piven by George III. to Sidmouth in appreciation of his services
(By Courtesy of the C.P.R.)r
to the Crown—there were two old
and bulky armchairs standing guard,
one at each side of the fireplace}
thev were chiefly remarkable fox
their lumbering size and gaunt, inconvenient form, and visitors, always curious as to their history,
were told they were^the chairs of
the House of Commons in which
Addington had sat as Speaker. He
originally possessed three of these
chairs. He presided over the House
of Commons ln three consecutive
Parliaments, and had the distinction
of being the first Speaker of the
Commons of the United Kingdom on
their assembly on January 22, 1801,
after the Union with Ireland. One
of the chairs disappeared, Dean Pel-
lew says, and the mystery of itl
fate was never solved.
The chair of the first Speaker ol
the first reformed House of Commons is in the Parliament House oi
the Commonwealth of Australia ai
Melbourne. It ia the chahkthat was
provided for the temporary chamber
in which the House of Commons sal
after the fire of 1884, and was takes
away aB his perquisite by Chariej
Manners-Sutton when he completed,
late in 1834, his long term of offici
as Speaker. Manners-Sutton's son
took the chair out to Melbourne
when he was appointed Governor ol
Victoria, and presented It to thi
Legislative Assembly, whose successive Speakers sat in it for man]
years. In course of time anothei
chair was substituted for It, and al
the inauguration of the Common,
wealth in 1901 it was placed — wltl
a brass plate recording its histor]
— in the House of Representative!
for tiie use of the Speaker.
Grimmett, of Merritt, who was accompanied by Maj. F. E. Glossop,
district deputy.
Tbe following books bave been
presented to tbe public library by
Mrs. Annie Pell: Teachings and Influence of Emanuel Swedenborg, by
George Trobridge; The True Christian Religion, by Emanuel Sweden
borg, two volumes; also the following books by the same author,
Hevenly Doctrine and Heaven and
For Sale—A small house in City
Park. Apply Geo. Armson, shoe
Penticton's 1921 tax levy is 44J
Despite the world-wide activities of the Red
Cross since the* close of the war, and the
incalculable amount of good which it has
accomplished in the intervening period, there
are still many persons, uninformed, who somewhat wonderingly ask, "Why the Red Cross in
times of peace?"
The mission of the Red Cross, as it is evidenced throughout the world today, is a twofold
one: Post-war work and peacetime work.
Briefly summarized, their activities, as applied
to the British Columbia Division, are as follows:
Post War Work
1. To continue and complete war work
amongst soldiers still in hospital.
2. To maintain the existing workshop for disabled soldiers, and to increase the number of
these workshops.
Peace Time Work
1. To train and maintain Red Cross
public health nurses for service in the rural
districts, as well as in the sparsely-settled
pioneer sections of British Columbia.
2. To pVovide emergency service and
outfits throughout the Province for dispatch to and service at the scene of
accident or disaster.
3. To relieve sickness among the needy
everywhere and anywhere in British Columbia.
4. To promote Red Cross principles and
practice amongst the youth of British Columbia—to enlist their sympathies and help,
and to enroll them in the Junior Red Cross.
WANTED - $1.00
from every man and woman in British
Columbia as enrollment fee in the British
Columbia Division of the Canadian Red
Cross Society.
Junior Membership $0.25
Mail Your Enrollment Fee to Tour Local Branch or the
626 Pender Street West Vancouver, B. C.
Lies slumbering here
One William Lake;
He heard the bell
Bat had no brake.
—Detroit News.
At fifty miles
Drove Ollie Pidd;
He thought he wouldn't
Skid, but did.
—Rome(N. Y.) Time*.
At ninety miles
Drove Edward Shawn;
The motor stopt,
But Ed kept on.
—Little Falls (N.Y.) Times.
Under the sod
Lies Decon Hale;
He winked and drank
Some "ginger ale."
—Utica (N.Y.) Press.
Here he sleeps,
One Johnny Founker;
He rounded a tarn
Without a honker.
—Johnson City Record,
This monument's
For Jackson Druck;
His Lizzie was lighter
Than the truck.
—Scan toman*
Down in the creek
Sleeps Jerry Bass;
The bridge was narrow,
He tried to pass.
—Wilkes Barre Times Leader.
All that they found
was a piece of a vest;
He was looking north,
But he walked due west.
—Toronto Saturday (Tight.
By the river
Lies Peter Pare;
He had but one bullet
And shot at a bear.
City Property For Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, are invited.
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.
Cycling is easy when yon ride tbe high-grade Bicycles
I sell—the wheels that ran smoothly year after year. Let
me explain to you my easy sale plan oa terms.
First-ClaM Repair Work done in Blacksmithing, Brazing,
Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork, Etc
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 ©'Clock
Those wishing neat sign painting
to ornament tbeir business places
should call on W. P. O'Connor, a
returned soldier.
Job Printing at The Sun office at
practically the same prices as before
the big war.
Only Tablets with "Bayer Crow"
are Genuine Aspirin
Established 1910
RealEstate and Insurance
Beeident Agent Qrnnd Forki Towmite
Compear, Limited j
Fanus     Orchards    City Property
Agents at! Nelson, Calgary, Wlhnlpeg and
other Prairie polnta. Vanoouver A gents:
Betabliahed In 1910. we an In a poilllon to
furnish reliable Information conoernlug this
Write (or Iree literature.
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for ^eat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.   ARMSON
Synopsis oi
Land Act Amendments
If yon don't see the "Bayer Cross*
on the tablets, you are not getting
Aspirin—only an acid imitation.
The "Bayer Cross" ia your only way
of knowing that you are getting genuine
Aspirin, prescribed by physicians for
over nineteen years and proved safe by
millions for Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,
Rheumatism, Lumbago, Neuritis, and for
Pain generally.   Made in Canada.
Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets—also
larger sited "Bayer" packages can be
had at drug stores.
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 Crossi*>  ~"
Check Books
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.
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western money in
the West.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
The Sun
Job Department
nm price
to ie an a
of  flnt-olaa*  land
Pre-emption now oonOaad to nr-
Tared lands only.
Record* wUl be granted covering only
land raltable for agricultural porpo***
-timber la
and whieh la non-U
Partnership pre-emption* abolished.
hat parties of not mot* thu four may
•mnaa for adjacent pre-emption*
with Joint rwtdeue*. hut eaeh making
n*o***ary Improvements on reepeotlr*
rr«HE value of well"
"*■ printed, neat appearing stationery aa
a meangof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Visiting cards
ShV'ing tags
Price lists
And commercial and
society printing of eveqr
Let us quote you our
New Type
Latest StyleJ
Pre-emptor* must occupy olaim* for
^SJ*-?". i"" ***** ImprovsBeenU to
rahm of It* per acre, ItM-udUn clear-
In* and cultivation of at least! aar**,
before reeelvlag Crown tin-nt
Where pre-emptor In occupation aot
•ee* than • yeara, and haa made pro-
perttaoat.lmproTw_.nte. he may. be-
*au*jof Ill-health, or other nun, be
arntod Intermedlat* certificate of im-
Baoerds   without
fmaoa may bs tamed, provided appll-
o*«t makes improvement* to extent of
per annum and records aame each
lmm*v¥*me *
Jallure to make Improvement*
record suine will operate aa for-
'■& Title cannot be obtained la
■" «J"S" * yearn, and improvement*
esJASM per .cro. Including I acree
etoared and ouitlvated. and rwld.no*
ef _at least I year* ar* required.
•ding   down   grant
*r pte-emaUon. If he
may record ai
^-- -,-—•-eowunctls* with hi*
term, without ectuaf oompaUon. pro-
*****   statutory   Improvement*   made
S? .!?'?**¥• "m'ntahmd ea  Crown
■ranted land, a,
_ OMamared area*, not exceeding M
be obtained after fuioniu i
it conditio.
.iwnUal aiTlmpro^St' olmfSffonT1"
■Mr graslng and Indus-trial purpose*
bColumbia Avenue and
Lake Street 11
graslng an
_ STenHlng   ...  _.
may be purchased
to ffiiiTTiaitort^taff ofooitof
si v\jssr4bm ***** P^»i2
pno*, ■ MAM.
•Jf" ?3!*!»!_!** *• -******• davisee*
**?** *£«** *****.******.**** death of
sskfir a,Maa*i> *•-"■• »-
Ms Ism
N*> f*Mt nla-ttac to Bn-«aptlona art
g&'Skns.* ts
or taxes sa soldier** msS-STliMi*
AtxtaA Fame, or dependent*, acquired
•ua-concHAjMa or crown
ProvMaa mad* far I—usiiiji of
Crown putt to Mb-purohaMr* of
Crown Lande. acquiring righto from
purchaae. Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of condition* of ,^ "" ■
tercet and tax**. Wins**,
era do not claim whole of <
eel, purchase price du* i
b* distributed preportlcnauiy
whole area. Application* mast ba
mad* by May I. iii*. ^"   "
Graslng Act, Mil, for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for erasing districts and rang*
administration under Commissioner
Annual (.rasing permits Issued based
on numbers ranged: priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management rree. or partially fro.. BerrolU
(or settlers, omtpot «r U****t**r*, uo
ta ten bead. ^
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
modem machinery. All work
C. A. Crawford
Near Telephone Office


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