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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Jan 7, 1921

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Kettle Valley Orchardist
"Tell me what you Know la true:
I can tfues» as well as you.
$1.00 PER YEAR
Judge Brown Decides that
Most of the Votes Were
Cast; for    the   Lideral
. Candidate—McKie Has
The official count requested
by the Conservative candidate
of the ballots cast in Grand
bavo returned and lbe reconstruction of business on » peacetime basis
is now under wny. The general de-
lliition resulting from the arrival of
this period means lhat industries
will require lens capital to (hi-iice
manufacturing and other producing
concerns. The net result will be a
reduction in cost of living and credit
conditions will return to a more
normal basis.
Mr. Campbell believed that toward
tbe end of 1921 great progress in
establishing healthy and economically sound business -broughout tbe
country may be looked for.
Speaking of unemployment, Mr.
Campbell believed thii^in the Kootenay districts tbe situation would be
greatly relieved witb lesumplion of
mining operationse. Unemployment
waa fairly general ut the present
time, be said, but the situation was
not at all serious.  He incidentally
Forks riding in the   late pro- reported considerable activity to the
vincial election  was held be- minin* ,or coal in Albflrta
fore his honor Judge Brown,
of thc county court, this week.
There  were eight   ballots
without the official  mark rejected for Henniger, and   ten
in the category were rejected
for McKie.
Five    ballots   which   had
been counted for Henniger at
the final count were disallowed by the judge   for want of
want of the official mark, and
five were rejected for  McKie
for the same reason.
On account of other marks
than the proper X appearing
on the ballot paper, two ballots for Henniger which  had
been  disallowed at the final
count   were   allowed  by the
judge.    Five  ballots of the
same nature were allowed for
Judge Brown's decision was
that  Mr.   Henniger had  received more votes  than Mr.
The   present standing is:
Henniger, 390; McKie,  384,
giving Mr. Henniger a majority of 6.
At the last moment   this
evening Mr. McKie decided
to appeal from the decision
of Judge Brown.
Weather oPermif ting, the
Daughters of thc Empire Will Furnish the
As a Result of Demonstra
tions, $20,000 Will Be
Placed in the Estimates
fer This Purpose
Weather permitting, the
I.O.D.E. will hold a carnival
at the rink next Wednesday
night. Admission, adults 50
cents, children 25 cents. Any
one not wearing a mark will
not receive a prize.
Wrapping is a great belp in keeping
Grapes should • be wrapped in
paper and stored in six quart baskets
which should be covered- If the
grapes can be obtained with a large
piece of vine attached to the buncb
and few leaves before they are killed
by frost, the cut end of the vine
may be inserted in a bottle of water
tbrough a hole   in  a   stopper   and
plnced away in a cold place. In tbis
manner the fresb sprightliness may
be retained for may months.
A return next year to conditions
tbat will enable mining operations
in British Columbia to be carried
on witb profitable results, is the
prediction of Mr. Lome Campbell,
president of Ihe Kootenay Ligbt,
Heat & Power Company.
^Referring to mineral development
Mr. Campbell alluded principally to
gold, tbe chief product of tbe Rossland camp. Dm ing tbe period of
inflation, be said, gold was the only
indispensable commodity among
minerials wbicb could not command
an increase in price owing to tbe
"standardizing" tbrough internal
agreements. Gold producers however
were forced to pay higher wages,
higher prices for the materials of
production and to meet other greatly
increased overhead expenses. Tbe
result was that they had to close
and to remain at a standstill unti
in a position to operate at less expense.
Tbe passing of the mushroom industries and of those businesses
built up upon tbe effects and causes
of the war will give legitimate businesses a chance to carry on upon a
sound business basis, continued Mr.
Camybell. Peace   time conditions
• From Nelson to Vancouver on
horseback-, a distance of about 4(15
miles, a great -portion of which was
accomplished over roads in ninny
places dangerous and almost impassable, was performet recently by Mr.
V. Hayes, and an interes ing account
bas been given by bim of the trip,
Yhtf journey took 13 pays and in
eluded one or two stops and a wide
detour south of the line, tbree days
during which tbe horse was fed on
hay only, and. through weather a
great part of the distance that was
auytbing but suitable for tbat kind
of travelling. Tbe horse, by the way,
is owned by Mr. lt,'i. McLeod of
Vancouver, and io bis account Mr.
Hayes does not forget to give praise
to tbe little animal for the splendid
manner in wbicb it beld up on tbe
journey, more especially that portion
of tbe trip accomplished without any
thing more sustaining than hay.
From Nelson Mr. Hayes journeyed
to Castlegar, wbere he remained for
first night, and the next day made
Trail, where he had planned to spend
a day. At Trail rain was encountered
and from tben on it rained most of
the time. Leaving Trail Air. Hayes
journeyed to Rossland, from which
point, owing to the state of the roads
be decided to ship most of bis baggage to Princeton, and thus made
travelling much easier for bis horse.
One of the first difficulties experienced by Mr. Hayes was when his
horse, shortly after leaving Nelson,
went slightly lame. In view of the
fact tbat tbe borse was carrying besides its rider a heavy stock saddle,
40 pounds of baggage and a beavy
Hudson's Bay blanket, tbe situation
took on a serious aspect, but fortunately tbis lameness disappeared
later on.
At Patterson Mr. Hayes crossed the
line and pushed on to Velvet, and
from tbere followed tbe Cascade pole
line, whicb, Mr. Hayes remarks, was
one of the best parts of tbe trip, and
eventually reached Cascade, where
Sunday was spent and tbe borse given
a day to recover from'its lameness,
wbich had continued from the time
Nelson was left behind.
Leaving there on Monday morning
more rain met the traveller, and alf
tbough he had planned to make
Greenwood tor the night, he waa content to reach Denoro, botb borse and
rider wet tbrough. Greenwood was
made by 10:30 the next morning,
Midway by noon and Rock Creek by
7:30 in the evening. The next day
over a road ankle deep in mud and
made worse in spots by the skidding
of logs, over what he says will be
part of Canada's main highway, the
travellercontiuuedonhis way, reach
ing Osoyoos that night and finding a
Great Northern
Changes Its Schedule
Keremeos.—The Great Northern
railway company has given notice
that trains No. 396 and 397 will on
Monday, December 20, r*vert to the
schedule which was in effect before
September 10, namely the northbound tiain will leave Oroville at
7.00 a, na. and arrive at Princeton at
11.35 a. as. on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. Southbound trains
will leave Priooetja-at 1.30 p.m.
aud arrive at Oroville C 00 p. m. on
the same d ly.
This change in the schedule effuctg
the district very materially, particularly in regard to mail service. The
matter has been discussed among
the various business men and it was
decided to call a special meeting of
tbe Board of Trade on December 15
to consider the matter.
Another matter which will be for
discussion at that metting was thai
of a general cleaning up of the town
witha view to preventing an outbreak of any epidemic cansed by
careless disposition of vegetable,
etc., and to secure general fire protection by getting rid of accumulated
combustible rubbish.
Vnnucouver, Jan. 1.—Major Mc-
Laurin, superintendent of the air sta-
tiou at Jericho Beach, lias been advised that the provincial government
will include a vote of 120,000 in the
estimates for 1921 to be devoted towards tho use of airplanes for various
work in the government lands department*.
This decision follows a series of
demonstrations carried on during the
past month.
Engineers of the Consolidated Company Have
Been Investigating the
Granby's Anyox Plant
for Months
Lynch Creek
Sawmill Sold
The Grand Fjrks Lumber Company's sawmill at Lynch Creek was
sold Wednesday afterncon for 88,200
to H. A. Dent, of the Alberni Pacific Lumber Co., Ltd., wbo held a
mortgage against the property for
815,000. It is not yet known if tbe
mill ie to remain at Lynch Creek or
weather it will be moved to Smelter
place to stable bis horse but no io*
cjininodation for himself.
From Osopoos the journey through
Richter's Pass, past a fine cattle
country and on to Keremeos w.as
made without incident, At Keremeos
Mr. Hayes was able to give bis borse
its first feed ol oats it bad bad for
three days. From this place the trip
to Hedley wae made the next nay,
Hedley being reached at noon and
the journey being continued to
Princeton, where he arrived after
the hardest day's travelling, 42
miles, he bad experienced since
leaving Nelson.
From Princeton Mr. Hayes shipped his horse in an open stoek car to
Hope, accompanying the horse in
the car. Upon reaching Hope, to the
traveller it seemed ns if he had
reached a different climate, it was so
warm. Leaving there the day after
hie arrival he made the trip to Chilliwack, journeyed the next day to
Abbotsford and on to Aldergrovefor
the night. The trip from Aldergrove
to New Westminster and on to Vancouver was made in short order tbe
errival being mado in Vancouver
about 3:30 o'clock the next dayjust
13 days after leaving Nelson.
[KXl'KHIMOTAL farms noth]
With the exception of apples,
grapes and pears there are no fruits
of our own production which can be
called winter fruits, but of tbese
three sorts every householder may
have an abundant supply in good
condition until at least the middle
of winter.
Three prime requisites are necessary lo keep in mind when laying in
a supply of iruit /or winter. The
first is • the- selection of the proper
variety or varieties; the second is the
selection of only firm fruits, free
from bruises and disease or insect
injury; and the third is proper condition of storage.
With regard to the fruit, the
following is a list of winter varieties
of apples, pears and grapes which,
when free from .disease and injury
and stored under proper conditions,
will keep anywhere from January
up to May.
Well known wenter varieties, of
apples of good quality:
Mclntocb, November to January.
Fameuse, October to January 1st.
Rhode Island Greening, December
to February.
King of Tompkins, November to
Wagener, November to February.
Northern Spy, January to May.
Golden Russet, January to May.
The above varieties are all gond
and cover the entire winter season
if proper selection is made.
Among pears the  following   are
desirable for winter use:
Josephine, midwinter.
Kieffer    (ratber   poor    vuality*)
October to January,
Lawrence, December.
Winter Nelis, midwinter.
Grapes—Normally the grape is not
a winter fruit,   uut,   stored  under
good conditions,  the few  varieties
mentioned bere may be successfully
kopt until the last of February,
Herbert, .Barry, JVergennes,  Aga-
warn, Lindley.
Storing.—In the storage of all
fruits a cold, moderately moist room
is necessary. Fruits stored in a dry,
warm seller will not keep. Storing at
as near freezing as possible, without
allowing the tempe/ature to drop
to 32 deg. F., will insure the maximum time for the retention of tbe
quality of ths product.
By wrapping apples and pears in
paper and then placing in boxes
which are covered the juiceness and
firmness of tbe fruit is easier to retain. This is especially true of the
Golden Russee, one of the best keeping apples but one to shrivel if kept
in any place but a cold, moist celler.
One of the London papers, tb
Daily Chronicle publishes an inter I
view with Professor Steinach, the
Viennese biologist who claims to be
able, by a simple operation, to restore
the vigor and vitality of youth to
jaded and worn-out systems.
"The idea was no sudden inspiration," the professor said,"but represented the accumulated experience
of long years of experiments in
The first experiments were tried
on rats, and Professor Steinbach
showed the interviewer some re-
markablo photographs of old,, de
crepit rats become spry and frisky
and horribly rodent again after being operated ou. Then came tbe
experiment on human beings, and
again Professor Steinbach produced
photographs of remarkable transformation, sunken cheeks raised,
muscle hollows refilled and a general
atr of alertness and joy of life restored to face and figure.
''And what about the operations
Is it dangerous and ho*v Jong does
it require?" the questioner asked,
"It is as simple an operation as
one could desire," replied Professor
Steinbach. "For men, a local anesthetic is used; foi women, X-Rays.
The operation lasts about fifteen
mintees, and thereafter the person
operated upon must stay in bed for
three drys. Some little care is required for a short time afterwards, but
in about a week one is perfectly fit
"And how long do the'effects of
your operatin last?" was my next
query. "Are you really prolonging
"I can accomplish no miracles."
answered Profeffor Steinbach. "Al
I undertake to do is not to prolong
life, but to prolong youth, its capacity and its joy. My-process has been*
too short a time in being to allow of
definite answer to your question,
but of the human cases ou wbich it
has been tried, beginning two years
ago, none has heen a failure, and al
are still enjoying the full benefits.
"Of course much depends upon
the state of tho patient. If the body
is quite worn ont, I can do nothing;
if still suceptiblo to tbe operation,
I belive I can restore the qualities
of youth for a period of anything
from five to twenty years, dependent in each case upon the state of
the patient."
Several operations, the correspondent says, have taken place in tbe
c ty hospitals, others at various sani-
toriums, but a proper-equipped institute will bo required if all cases
are to he dealt with. Professor Steinbach said that several people had
been interested financially in his
discovery and that the flotation of
a company for its exploitation is
being negotiated.
A coast report says it ia rumored
that the Canadian Pacfic Railway
company is about to acquire the hold"
ings of the Granby Mining, Smelting
ifc Power company. The holdings of
the company include the great mines
and smelter with other extensive
plants at Anyox, the coal holdings of
the Granby concern at Cassidy, the
smelter in this eity, and the mines at
Phoenix, It has been known for the
past few months, engineers of the
Consolidated company at Trail, a con-
earn in which the C.P.R, interest il
paramount, have been at Anyox investigating the plaut there.
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for eacb
day during tbe past week, as recorded by tbe government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:
31—Friday  29
1—Saturday... . 21
2- Sunday  27
3—Monday    29
i—Tuesday  22
5—Wednesday .. 19
6- Thursday  38
..   4.3
Sir John Eaton Says
Ownership Unchanged
Toronto, Jao.  5.—At    a dinner
tonight tendered  to the directors of
the T. Eaton Co ,  by  the  managers,
Sir John C. Eaton in responce to the
toast to tho president,  congratulated
the managers  on  their splended cooperation throughout   the year,  Sir
John stated that a rumor  had  been
frequently brought to his notice to the
effect that the company had  changed
ownership, Sir John's reply was characteristic: "There's not enough money
in tho whole world to buy my father's
namo." This was received with cheers
und tremendous applause. Sir John expressed his conviction that all  could
look fordward with confidence to 1921
After   short   addresses  interspersed
witb glees nnd 'tongs, tho  diners  adjourned    to  tho    company's  managers' clubroom in the  King  Edward
hotel. Hero wus  unveiled   a  portrait
of Timothy Eaton,painted by E. W'y-
loy Grier, R.C.A., and  presented  to
Sir John by the managers of departments, storP, nuiil order and factories.
John Morrell, Jr., arrived in the
city on Tuesday f   m Butte, Mont.,
aod will spend the Christmas
days with his parents here.
H. W. Gregory, of Anyox, ar«
rived in the city this week, und is
visiting with friends during the
Christmas holidays.
The Family Herald
and Weekly Star
The Family Herald and Weekly
Star of Montreal has announced that
after December 31st, 1920, the sub-
scaiption price of that s;reat weekly
will be 82.00 per year iu Canada,
England, Ireland or Scotland. The
recent heavy increase in the cost of
white paper makes thc slight advance
necessary, in fact it is only a smal
portion of tho increased cost over pre
war prices of production. All renew«
sals and subscriptions, the publisher
say, mailed ti,'-.re December 31et,
1920, will be accopteu at the old rate
of §1.50. Even at the advanced price
of 82.00 a year, The Family Herald
.8 regarded as thu best value on tha
Continent. It is acknowledged to -%
absolutely without a rival, THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.
©h? *%xwxh Sfarka §>mt
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.00
AddreBr * " 'cations to
Tub Gkand Foiiks Sun,
Phoke 101R Giiand Forks, B. C.
George H. Hull seems to be the only available mayoralty candidate this year, at least he
is the only one who has announced himself,
or whose name has been mentioned in connection with the office so far. He will probably
be elected by acclamation and to most of the
ratepayers will likely make an acceptable
officer. While he is nQt our first choice for
the office, we shall not break our neck trying
to bring out opposition candidate, but will
allow events to take their natural course. Our
principal objection to Mr. Hull is, that he is
too much under the influence of a man in
whose judgment we have no confidence.
In the West ward Aid. McDonald and Aid.
Love have, it is said, announced themselves
for re-election. We have no decided objections
to Aid. McDonald's candidacy, but there are
many good reasons why Aid. Love has served
the   city  long enough.   As chairman of the
cemetery committee he has got the city burial
grounds into such a state that he himself can
not refer to them except in terms of derision.
As chairman of the parks committee his chief
accomplishment seems to be the accumulation
ot piles of brush and slashing on nearly all of
the vacant space in what is known as the city
park.   As chairman of the health and relief
committee his blundering, last summer, in or
dering a ratepayer ott his own property and
theu using the land as a nuisance grounds,
cost the city about $100 in cash and damages.
As an alderman of the city he can not refrain
from trafficking with the corporation. He has
done this for three or four years now—in the
couucil and school board—and no doubt   by
this   time he thinks the action is perfectly
legal.   He  was elected last year by playing
the "baby act" for sympathy votes.   It is now
time for a change.
taken: "It is rumored tbere is to be another
recount. Most of the supporters of Mr. McKie, of whom I am one, decidedly resent the
interference of coast petty politicians into our
local offairs. And when Mr. Henniger was
declared elected, and the Oliver government
returned, tho result was satisfactory to mc
even as a supporter of Mr. McKie—aud if the
petty coast iuterferers really want an emphatic
decision, just let them agree to a by-election
and we will g ve it to them in no uncertain
manner. Grand Forks has had enough bad
luck with her legislative representatives in tho
past without putting in an opposition member
—and the majority for Henniger is certainly
small enough to show a 60-50 split of the
votes of the riding—and we want no opposition member opposing onr interests by a few
majority votes. We want for our constituency all the advantages a government representative will bring us—and it just happens
that Oliver instead of Bowser got in. If Bowser were returned the same argument in favor
of McKie would apply."
Mica and Its Uses
Let no man who has any intention of riming for civic honors abandon the idea because
a combination of men may be endeavoring
to arrange an election by acclamation. Don't
let the specious argument that an acclamation
council will save the city the cost as an elec"
tion influence you. The expenses of tho election have already been incurred. The cost of
takiug the poll is a very small item.
It is important that police cormriissioucrs
are elected who will have courage to enforce
the laws. A few months more of the present
lax method of regulating thc liquor traffic, and
The Sun will become the most rabid bone-dry
advocate in the province.
At this late day any comment upon the late
election may seem like an impertinancc on
our part. But the false statement that, previous to the counting of the absentee vote, Mr.
McKie had a lead of 5 votes over Mr. Henniger, has been so persistently c'rculated by the
local Windstorm and by the other opposition
newspapers of tho province, that a correction
is necessary in order to show that the Liberal
canidate's final majority is perfectly natural.
After the count on the night of December 1st
Mr.  MeKie had a majority of F>, but on the
Mica is one of the most useful minerals, the
production and distribution of which is little
known. Of the many varieties, only three are
of commercial importance, and of these but
two are available in any quantity—the mus-
covite, or white mica, and the phlogopite, an
amber mica. The latter is the most important
of the Canadian micas.
India is the largest producer of mica, providing over 50 per cent of the world.s supply.
Canada produces about 25 per cent, and the
United States and other countries the remainder.
In Canada, mica occurs pretty generally.
Tho most productive areas are situated along
the lower St. Lawrence below Quebec, north
of the Ottawa near Mattawa, and in the
township of Burgess in Leeds county, Lanark
in Lanark county, and Loughborough in Fron-
tenac county, also in a few area in British Columbia. The production of 1919 was valued at
Mica mining is attended with many difficulties. For successful exploitation is is essential
that the miners be experienced in the mining
of this materials, and be familiar with the special conditions and problems it presents. Many
good mica deposits have been abandoned on
account of the lack of experience of the operators.
The general run of mine mica is of a small
size. A very small percentage produces sheets
of 4x6 inch surface, while fully 50 per cent
will cut to 1x3 sheets only. Fortunately, a
process of cementing tho small sheets
enables the building up of larger surfaces.
This product is known as "micanite" oj "mica
board," and is most used in the electrical industry for insulation. Mica is largely used in
the manufacture of boiler and steam pipe coving, its insulating properties exceeding by far
that of any other known substance. Comparative tests have demonstrated that the loss of
heat from bare pipes has been reduced by 90
per cent when the pipes wero onclosed in mica
Owing to its resistance to shock, mica is
used for spectacles or goggles worn by workmen in industries where flying chips or sparks
endanger the eyes, and in observing processes
of melting and fusing in furnaces. Thc small
pieces of mica, formerly wasted, are used for
various purposes. When ground^fine in oil,
mica forms a valuable lubricant, especially for
shafting or journal boxes on locomotives or
railway cars. Ground mica, when mixed with
a flux, is also used in giving to wallpaper and
other substances a silvery effect.
So many uses are being found for mica that
what was formerly an industry with a very
large proportion of waste, is now one in which
IHt. K. M.< OIIKN.
Vour Teeth Can Not Take Cure
Of 'lill-IIIKI'lvi-N
Your health depoiuls on tho condition nf your tooth; youi-ap-iear
anco depends on their appearance;
your teeth will nervo you just ns
well as vou servo than, DO NOT
Your teeth are plaoed for the ro-
sponsiblllty of the process of digestion and assimilation; their services
control your health.
One of tho very best methods of
keeping well and protecting the
health is to keep the teeth in
efficient condition.
M'li-f not have your terth
treated without pain by Nova-
I claim for Novathesia that it is
the ono perfect, p.iinless method of
dentistry, absolutely hat-mess.
Painless   Extraction   by    Novathesia Method
Remember My New Location
Canadian Bonds snd Canadian
Money Accepted at Full Value
Rooms 205-6-7 8 9-10 11-12,
'2nd Floor, Jamieson Hldg.,
Over Owl Drug
Wall and Riverside
'   The  annual   free   distribution
I samples   of   seed grain   will be con-
I ducted as usual at   tho   Central  Experimental Farm, Ottawa, by the Do
minion cmcalist.
Spring wheat (In about 5 Ib. samples), whito outs (about 4 Ib ),£barley
(about 5 lb.), field pitas (about 5 lb ),
field beans (about 2 Ib ), llax (about
2 Ib.)
Only one sample can be sent to
ouch applicant,
Applications must be on printed
form, which may be obtained by writ-
itig to the Dominion .-..realist, Experimental Farm, Ottawa, at any time
after September 1.
As the stock of seed is limited,
farmers are advised to apply early to
avoid disappointment, Those who applied too late lust season are particularly requested to send in their names
at once, so that application forms may
be for/nardi'd to them. No application
forms will be furnished after Febru
ary 1,1921.
Select your Poulty Supplies
from the largest and most
complete stock in B. C.
Everything for the Poul-
Cash discounts on Incu
Ii. C. Agents for
Buckeye, Jubilee, Reliable,
Prairie State and Electric
Incubators and Brooders
841 Cambic St,      Vancouver
Ice making in the skating rink
wsb commenced this week Whether
or not there will be skating during
the holidays will depend entirely
on the weather man.
Community Plate com-}
pletely satisfies a woman's desire to be proud of what she
owns A sot may bo started
with oven a siilgie serving piece
J. C. TAyLORjJo°^an<1
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*
cTWiller C& Gardner
Complete Home Furnishers
If you are away from home for a day
or two, telephone back. You will find
that your thoughtfulness is appreciated,
and moreover you can keep acquainted
with what is going on. At this time of
year when goodwill is in the air, extend
cordiality yourself by personal communication. Distance makes no difference, the
telephone reaches everywhere.
Modern lligs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Burns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
vote stood this way until the official recount
on the 22nd ult., when Mr. Henniger was given
a majority of 9. As Mi*. Henniger carried all
the outlying polls by big majorities, it was
only natural that t..„ T.-bsentee vote should
favor him.
recount of the vote of the outlying polls of the
district on the following day by the returning!the material is now almost completely utilized
officer this lead  was  reduced to 1, and the
Experiments by the United States Bureau
of Standards to develop a method of accelerat
ing the hardening concrete, especially when it
is to be used in wet or damp situations, have
shown that 4 per cent of calcium chloride
added to the mixing water increases the
strength of concrete at the age of one day 100
per cent or more. In some cases in two days
the strength equalled 75 per cent or more of
that normally attained in one month.
Wood and
for Sale
One of The Sun's correspondents puts the
situation this way. We are sure that most of
our r«aders will approve of the stand he has
Office at
R. F. Petrie's
Phone 64
PITY PARTAfiF P.n Yale Barber Shop
Ull I   UfininUL UUi     RaZor Honing a Specialty
F. Downey's Cigar Sture
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yale Hotel, First Stbfet
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
I the big war.
select our safe bottled kind. It is
made pure by pasteurizing and you
can feed this milk to your children
with perfect safety. Our bottled
milk comes from high-grade cows
which receive the best of care in a
modern dairy.
(1) The Kine ud _
the King ana Queen
lag S-shlUtion at th*
jjmndra and
tb* Advert*-
The Side Lines of a Grain Growing Province
(2) The Mayor of Longborough, England, Madias an
address ot welcome and conf efflta* th* ''Freedom V the
City" on Dr. Macnamara, who wis visiting the college.
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(8) Raymond Hitchcock the comedian, and nil famous
horae "Apple" help the Salvation Army Cnriatma*
(4) The opening meet of the "Killing Bldares" at
Johnstone, Co. Kildare, Ireland,
(5) Military and polioe make wholesale round-up* in
Dublin while the Labor Commission were sitting-"-
Searching the suspects.
(6) The Labor Commission whieh arrived in Dublin
to investigate Irish murders end reprisals,
(7) Explosion of a Dump of 8hell* ta a factory ot
Verglute, Italy—10 wer* killed, toa toaster Is believed to be the work of "Bed" -workmen.
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The "Land oi the Golden Grain'
is a name well suited to the Province of Saskatchewan, the middle
of the three prairie province of Canada, for grain growing has been
the chief occupation of its inhabitants since the earliest day* of ita
settlement. So good has Men the
quality and so heavy the yields of
the wheat and other grains grown
in Saskatchewan, that whenever the
firovince was spoken about it was
n association with grain, and many
people thought, and a large proportion of them, no doubt, still think
that grain growing was and ls the
only branch of farming carried on in
this rich province. Probably, a
very large number of people who
now know something about Saskatchewan would never have heard
of this province but for the success
of Seager Wheeler, the "Wheat Wizard," firat in winning, at the Madison Square Gardens, New York, in
1911, the thousand dollars in gold
for the best hundred pounds of
wheat grown on the American continent, and subsequent winnings of
Mr. Wheeler and other Saskatchewan farmers at Tulsa, Oklahoma,
Wichita, Kansas, El Paso, Texas,
Peoria, Illinois, Kansas City, Mo.,
Chicago, and other places.
But experience of the last few
years has shown that Saskatchewan
farmers can and do raise other
things than grain. Sheep, horses
and cattle are all steadily increasing
in numbers on the Saskatchewan
farms, and evidence that these, too,
are, like the grain, of a superior
quality is forthcoming in the success of the animals from this province exhibited at the International
Stock Show at Chicago this year.
A few years ago there #.vere
scarcely any sheep in Saskatchewan,
but many of the early settlers soon
recognized that the province as regards climate, feed and water was
well auited to sheep, and they be-
S,n to keep a few on their farme.
e numbers have steadily increased
year by year until now between 160,-
000 and 200,000 sheep are owned by
farmers in Saskatchewan, and this
year approximately 760,000 pounds
of wool were produced.
But the raising of sheep has not
advanced so much bs the raising of
horses. The provincial livestock
commissioner claims that Saskatchewan is now the leading horse breeding province In thc Dominion of
Canada. The heavy draft horse with
Percheron, Clydesdale or Belgian
blood in him, Is the kind of animal
to which breeders here are devoting
their attention, and farmers need not
go out of the province to sell at
satisfactory prices all such horses
they can rais>\ The tractor has not
displaced horses on the Saskatchewan farms nor is it likely to do so
now. Most farmers have tried both,
or have seen both tried, and have
decided in favor of the horse. In
1919 there weie more than a million
horses in Saskatchewan, and the
number has steadily increased since.
Many of these horses are, perhaps,
on the light side, but the light
horses are being rapidly displaced
by the heavier animals. The young
draft horse weighing about 1,600
pounds or more is what most of the
farmers in Saskatchewan are raising, and the demand for horses of
this type is far ahead of the supply.
The quality of the horses that are
being bred in Saskatchewan is exemplified by the successes at the
International Show this year. The
champion Clydesdale was a Saskatchewan horse, "Wee Donald,"
bred on the farm of L. Weaver, near
Lloydminster, and the first prize
stallion Belgian foal "Charles Deros-
eke" is owned by Coe Brothers .-.nd
was bred on their farm near Regina.
Last year the champion Belgian waa
a hone owned by Paul Eupp, wh*
on his farm at Lampman, in tht
sooth of the province, has probabv
the finest herd of Belgian horses ok
the continent.
Like the horse and sheep Indue
tries the cattle industry of 8a*»
katchewan has made substantial vrt>
gress during thc last few years. Th*
provincial livestock commissioner e»
timates that thero nre now 100,000
more cattle In thc province than
thore wcro a year ago. This mark*
tho ratio of increase Hint hns been
going on from year to year, ond th*
end is not yet, for there is still room
for more cattle in thc province than
there arc at pn -cnt. In 1919 th*
total was 1,8*.9.6 I head, of which
374,062 were milk cows. The pro*
vlnclal government is devoting much
attention to the livestock industry,
and buys cattle at the lending markets selling them at cost to farmer*
on easy payments. The time in within the memory of many of thc resi»
dents of thc province when the only
milk they ever got was tho con-
densed variety, and -ivhen their butter had also to ba imported. Not
many yenrs ago a beginning waa
made with dairying. The province
soon produced more b-.itter than waa
required .o supply its ov.-n needs and
had some to spare. During the last
few yenrs there hns been n surplus
for cxr-oi;t to Grent Britain, tha
United Stntes, tho Pacific Coast
points of Canada, nnd cities in Kasfc
em Canada. Last year one hundred
and fo-.;r carloads, or 8 (il.2,000
pounds of the highest <; -lity of
cream;--:.' but.cr left th; ; -o.-ince,
while this year lhe total export bids
fair to cvceecl 7,C0Q,Q0.0 pounds.
The siiic- lines of .this grain growing province hnva, therefore, already
assumed a posiii* . r; "Onsid^rablo
importance and are becoming increasingly import:. . -j year. THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
News of the City
Mi. and Mrs. I>. T. Mc-
Callum had the first family
reunion at their home during
the holidays that they have
had for many years, all their
sons and daughters being
here. These were: Miss
Christina from Penticton;
Percy, Vancouver; Cecil and
wife, Bos well; Caughey, Oroville; Berney,Coquihalla Pass
and Ewing, Marcus. They
have all returned to their usual vocations.
When Buffalo Bill
Planned to Kill His Wife
John Simpson, B.A., ar
rived in the city on Tuesday
from Winnipeg, and he intends to remain here for a few
months, He has been teaching school near Winnipeg for
a couple of years.
Ernest Vant, express agent
at this point, and Miss Mary
Cooper, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Cooper of Columbia,
were married in Republie on
New Year's day.
Hugh Donnan returned to
Lethbridge Monday night,
after visiting at his parents'
home here during the holidays.
The Sun man has been very
sick during the past two
weeks, and we were therefore
oblighed to let last week's
issue go by default without
any preliminary announcement. As *he is only 10 per
cent well at present, next
week's issue of The Sun may
appear as funny to our readers
as the present one.
Mrs. H. Weber and two
daughters left today for a
short visit to Nelson.
The public and high school
reopened last Monday.
lt is announced that John
S. McLauchlan and Neil McNevin will be aldermanic candidates in the West ward.
Mrs. Hoelzel has been seriously ill at the Grand Korks
hospital tor some time.
Miss Ivy B. Brown has returned to Christina Lake,
after spending a year in California.
Alfalfa hay for sale. Apply
Robert Lawson.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Miller
left on Tuesday for Malta,
Mont., to visit their daughter
Mr. Ferris, of the board of
trade, states that the Slogan
competition has been extended to the 15th inst.
\V. J. Galipeau returned to Ymir
the first of the week, after spending
the t.hristmas holidays witli his
family here.
J. D. Campbell returned from
Anyox this week.
Ben Norris spent the Christinas
holidays in Trail.
"If every home would keep a sup*
ply of popcorn and a popper convenient," says Good Health, "fewer
nickels would ba spent for lens
wholesome kuickknacks and more
enjoyable evenings would be spent
around the family hearth." These
suggestions are made to insure suc-
ci-ssful results: Good corn and'a
hot lire; a small quantity of corn in
the popper; popper to be held high
bo tbat tbe corn will not scorch, thus
inuring whiteness; a stove lid to be
placid between the popper and the
ejflame to keep thc corn Irom scorch
ing; a degree of heat th»,t will make
the corn begin to pop in I 1-3 minutes. One pint of unpupped corn
sbould give fifteen tc. twenty pinle
of popped corn, it is stated.
There was one time in the life of
Bdffalo Bill when it almost became
necessary for hiiu to shoot his wife,
aud, as much as he loved her, he was
prepared to do it. They had been riding homeward over tho plans together
when a band of hostile Indians came
upon them. The account of the pur
suit, which his widow, ,Mrs. L. F.
Cody, tells in herreniini.sce.nces pf the
great plainsman, makes a thrilling
and dramatic adventure.
"Injuns! Take these reins."
lirigham was galloping now iu harness, with the buggy swaying and careening behind as he rushed down the
hill and on toward the winding road
beyond. Will shifted on his seat and
raised himself ou one knee I felt his
elbow bump against me and knew that
he was reaching forhis revolver. Then
he bent over and kissed meon the
"Lou," he said, "I want you to
know that I love you better than any
thing else in the world? That's why
I may have to do something that—"
I looked up hurriedly. Something
had tooched my head. It was Will's
revolver, and he was holding it pointed straight at my temple. I screamed.
"Will! Will!"
My husband looked down at me.
His face suddenly appeared to be old
and lined and hard.
"They've got rifles," he said shortly. "I've only got this revolver. They
cau outdistance me. I want to be
ready—that that if they get me I can
pull the trigger before I fall. It's better for a woman to be dead, Lou—
than to be in their hands."
The breath seemed to have left my
body. I w ran ted to scream, to laugh,
sing, anyUiing but to realii* that at]
my side my husband was nerving him
self to lire the bullet thut would kill
his own wifo—rather than allow her
to fall into the hands of the pursuing
enemy. On and on we went, with
the buggy rolling und rocking, dropping into the hollows and gullies of
tho road, then bounding outegain, ns
fuithful old Brigham plunged on.
Above me I heard Will tulking to
himself, as if striving for courage to
hold to his resolve. With ail the
strength I hud, I placed the reins into
one hand, then with the free one
reached outward. I touched Will's
arm. Then I felt his left hand, icy
cold, close over mine.
We sped onward—a quarter of a
mile—a half mile. Then from the distance came a faint, thudding sound.
Will bent close to me.
"Remember, Lou," he said, again,
"if the worst comes—it waa because
I loved you."
I pressed his right hand tight, and
the rocking, leaping journey con*
tinued. Alternate fever and chilling
cold were chasing through my veins.
My teeth were chattering, my whole
being was aquiver. On and on we
went, while the thudding souuds
from the distunce seemed to grow
nearer. Then suddenly I felt Will
turn in tho buggy. I saw him raise
his revolver and firn straight into the
air. He raised his arms and
"Hurry, Lou!" he boomed, "A little more, and we're aro safe! Hurry—
Again the whip cut through thc air.
Then far ahead I saw the forms of
men, ur.ging thoir horses onward.
"It's some of the boys!" Will
culled to me. "I asked them to ride
out ulong the roal if we didn't got
back on time!"1 \
The forms came closer. Cody waved
and shouted to them and pointed to
the distance. A clattering rush, and
tfiey had passed us—on toward the
hills and the place where a pursuing
bund of Indians now would become a
ileeing, scattering group of fugitives.
Wenkly I sank forward.   Dully I felt
seats are dirty, Eric—keep off them!
If you bite the finger of your glove
again, Molly, I shall take you straight
home!" *
It was like a never ending gramophone record on good behavior, and
Aunt Mary never seemed to tire. At
last the liltle party paused before a
cage, and Aunt Mary consulted her
"Tbis, children," she announced,
"is an anteater."
Eric looked cautiously round as
he whispered to Molly,'Can't we
push ber in?"
A Diligent Novice
Father returned from his first
driving lesson boasting of his easy
mastery of the new car. To please,
him, several of his family consented
to ride with him and things went well
until a car coming up behind them
honked its horn.
The startled driver jerked his
wheel to the right, running down a
steep bank, then to the left, heading
into a fence, and to the right again,
luckily bringing up in the road.
"Dad, what on earth are you
trying to do ?" demanded his breath-
ess son.
"Why. son," replied the new
driver calmly, "I was just practicing
turning out for teams."
The Citizens of Grand Forks are
requested, when canvassed by agents
or peddlars, to ask such for their
licences and in ovent that they have
no licence, kindly notify tho City
Office without delay.
City Clerk.
Sealed tenders will be receivod by
the undersigned up to and including
January 13th, 1921, for supplying
Fifty cords green wood, four foot
split fir or tamarack. Wood to be
piled at tho school as and where directed, Tenders to state time of de-
liverp. The lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
Dated at Grand Forks, B.C., De-
cember 10, 1920.
Secretary Board of School  Trustees.
Our Watches
Keep  Correct Time
Be on Time
John Grassick
Watchmaker and
Cycling is easy when you ride tbe high-grade BicycleB
I Bell—the wheels that run smoothly year after year. Let
me explain to you my easy sale plan on terms.
First-Class Repair Work done in Blucksmithing, Brazing,
Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Wood"
work, Etc.
J. R. MOOYBOER %?A%&£Xl:
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Dr. Windsor Tru^t has acquired
the hospital formerly owned by Mrs.
S. J. Larsen and will operate the
same under the name of The Riverside Hospital. The building is undef-
going extensive alterations, and
when completed will be up-to-date
in every respect. A staff of nurses is
being engaged and the hospital,
which has gained an enviable reputation under Mm Larsen's manage
ment and will undoubtedly increase under DrTruax's supervision.
Mrs. Larsen has left for California,,
where Bhe will make her home, The
Btransfer of the property was arrang
ked through tbe real estate office  ot
. T. Hull.
SEALED TENDERS will be rcoeclve-l by the
Minister of Lands at Victoria not later than
noon on the 13th duy of January, 1921. for
the purohase of Licence X-807, to cut 180,000
fect of fine. Tamarac and Flr and 1,450 Hewn
Ties, on an area situated on Voloanio Creek ,
North Fork of Kettle Kiver. Similkameen
Two (_*) years will be allowed for removal
of timber.
Further particulars of the Chief Forester,
Victoria,   li. a,   or District   Forester,  Nel-
on. 11. C.
Padlock Safety Paper,for privuie
hankchHckij, kept in stock by The
Sun Jub Department.
Tablets   without   "Bayer  Cross"
are not Aspirin at all
SEALED 7.ENDBE8 will be received by tbe
Miniate' uf Lands at Victoria not later than
noon on the 13th day of Junuury, 1921, for
the purchase of Licenee-X28U8, to cut 257.000
feet of Tsniuraf1, Spruce, Cedar, Pine and Fir,
on nu area situated near Miller Creek Noith
Foreof Kettle Kiver, Similkameen District
One (1) year will bo allowed for removal
of timber.
Further particulars of tho Chief Fores.cr,
Victoria, B.C., or District Forester, Nelson
SKALK1) TKNDERS will-be received by the
District Forester, Nelson, not later rbau
noun on the 13ih duy of January, 1921, for
the purchase of Licence X27U'),pear Beaverdell, to cut 80.000 feet of Flr and Pine Sawlogs.
One year will be ulliiwed far removal of
Further particulars of lho District Forester,
Nelson, B. C.
Will take the rein.* from my bauds.
Then tho world went black. Tbe
Blender thread of Oiy resistance had
A Wonderful Opportunity
Tbe children—Eric and his little
sifter—found Aunt Mary altogether
too strict. She certainly tried her
best to amuse them, says the' Ar*
gonaut, and one morning took them
to the zoo. But it was a failure.
"Eric, keep uway from that cage!
Molly, your  hat's brooked!   Those
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 snfe by millions for Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,
Rheumatism, 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
Monoaceticacidcster 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."
SEALHD TENDKKS will be received by the
Disttict   Forester,  Nelson,  nol later than
noon ou the .'it!,  day of January, 1021    for
the  purchase of   License X286G. near Qrand
Forks, Fourth of July Creek, to cut ;"rt)0 Huwn
Ties and 100 ('ords of Cordwood.
Two years will be allowed for removal   of
Further particulars of the District Forester
Nelson, B.C.   ^
Minimum   price   of   flrflt-claafl   land
reduced to $5 an acre; si-coiul-eJasa to
$2.60 uu acre.
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
and which is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-omptiona abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
Ttr.ith joint residonCGi but each making
necessary Improvements on respective
Pre-emptors must occupy claims for
flvo years and mak-i improvements to
value of $10 per acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,
beforo receiving Crown Grant.
Wbere pre-emptor in occupation not
loss than 8 yeara, and hay made proportionate improvement!*., ho may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be
granted intermediate certificate of Improvement und transfer his claim.
Records without permanent residence may bc Issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of
?300 per annum and records same each
year. Failure to make improvements
or record Maine will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained In
less than 5 years, and improvements '
of $10.00 per ucre. Including 5 acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 years aro required.
Pro-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, if ho
requires land in conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvementh made
and residence' maintained on -Crown
granted land. v
Unsurvoyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homes!tes;
title to bo obtained aftor fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.
For grazing and industrial purposes
areas exceeding 610 acres may be
leased by one person or company.
Mill, factory or industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment of stumpage.
Natural hay meadows Inaccessible
by existing roads may be purchased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of
road, not exceeding half of purchase
price, Is made.
Established 1010
Real Estate and Insurance
Resident Agent Grnnd Forks Townsite
..  .     Company, Limited
Farms      Orchards     City Property
, Agents at Nelsou,  Calgary, Wihnlpcg aud
other Prairie poiuts. Vuucouver Agents:
Established in 1010, we are In a posillon to
furnttdi reliable information concerning this
Write for free literature.
All Tied Up
For want of help. Our
Classified Want Ads.
-will untie the Knotn.
We make this a good
paper so that intelligent people will read
it. and they do.
Isn't that the Kind of
help you-want?
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work.    Look   for the big
boot.— geo. ;armson
Furniture  Made  to Order.
Also llepairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
r. c. McCutcheon
Thc scope of this Act Is enlarged to
Include all persons Joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. Tha
time within which the heirs or devisees
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under this Act Is extended
from for ono year from the death of
such person, aa formerly, until one
year after the conclusion of the present
war. This privilege ls also made retroactive. *
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 20, 1918.
Taxes are remitted for flvo years.
Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August
4, 1914, on account of payments, fees
or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.
Interest on agreements to purchase
town or city lots held by members of
Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired
direct or indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 31. 1920.
Provision made for Issuance of
Crown gvnntH to sub-purchasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
purchase, Involving forfeiture, on ful-
Rllmont of conditions of purchase, interest nnd taxes, Where sub-purchas-
era do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must be
made by May 1, 1920.
Orating Art. 1910, for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for i;n\zlng districts and range
administration under Commissioner.
Annual grafting permits issued based
nn r.uu.l'e.v ranged; priority for establish i-d ■ owi mm. Stock-owners may
form Aspociations for range management. Pree, or partially free, permits
f.*r bo*tiers, campers er travellers, up
to ten head.
• *
■TPHE value of well-
printed, neat ap-'
pcarijig 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
Shipping tags
Price lists
Menus *
And commercial and
society printing of every
Let us quote you our
New Type
Latest Style!
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. Al] work
C. A. Crawford
Near Telephone Office
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
Phone 2oo P. O. Box 125
Grand Forks, B. C.
The Price of The Sun
In spite of tremendous increase in
cost of production,   still   remains '
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