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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Sep 2, 1921

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Legislative Library
**.V"'_iv'_ •-■'-     ..--.-.—
.4    Ct*,
the center of Grand Forks valley, tbe
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are- also important
industries in districts contiguous to
* the city.
Kettle Valley Orchardist
is the favorite news*
-mrw-n-r-— 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
Modern Equipment and
Ample Room for Handling the Fruit Crop of
the District
The new oentral picking house
of tbe Qrand Forks Cooperative
Growers' Exchange, which has been
constructed at tbe comer of Winnipeg avenue and Third street by day
labor under tbe supervison of Aid.
J. B, McDonald at an approximate
cost of 114,000, Is now practically
completed,- and tbe packing force
is moving into it from the cannery
: building today.
Tbe new building is 60x160  feet,
divided into two rooms, eacb 60x80
" feet, with 8 foot pi itforms   running
; tbe entire, length of the structure on
; either side. One of the platforms
will be used ior receiving the fruit
'from tbe growers and the otber for
loading the boxes onto the cars. Tbe
walls of tbe building are construct-
; ed of brick, giving it an air of permanency and also minimizing tbe
danger of tire loss.  There is a con-
* crete   basement   under   ibe  entire
building.   Tbis   will   be   used   for
I storage   purposes.   It is ventilated
from beneath  the floor,  and is of
sufficient size t'j store all the -apples
for which tbere may not be a market
in the fall for many yeais to come.
One of tbe rooms will be used for
packing purposes. A modern four-
section apple grader, made  by  the
Cutler Manufactering company, of
Portland, Ore., has   been  installed.
It   will   be   operated   by a  three-
quarter horsepower electric motor.
Tbere are also many otber labor-
saving devices in  tbe room.    The
other room will be used asa receiving
room for fruit as it arrives from  tbe
ranchers and for   storing   packed
fruit for wbicb tbere is no immediate shipping facility.
Tbe force of tbe packing bouse
now numbers between twelve and
fifteen persons. Tbis will be greatly
increased wben tbe shipping season
of tbe winter apple crop commences. F. It. Lucas is manager
of the exchange and B. 10 Watson
;   Tbe Keltle Valley line spur to the
new-packing house, on which   work
was  st-rted   last Monday, will   be
i   finished by the end of tbe week.
The Sun note,-' with  pleasure tbe
successful completion of tbis enter
prise,   although   at   tbe   outset we
expressed doubtas to lhe advisability
of drawing still further on the linm-
cial  resources of   tbe farmers and
■   other members of tbe  community
when tbey were engaged in tbe task
of   installing a costly irrigation sys
tern,.and were of  (he opinion  that
the cannery  building  might have
beeu   couverted   into    a    packing
house  that would   have   answered
the rrquiremente of tbo ranchers for
a few years.    However, after an enterprise has once been started it is
the duty of everybody  to make an
honest endeavor tj make it   a  success.
serious inroads on their* trade—inroads wbicb bave already got well
under way, not only from British
Columbia but also from the western
stateB. This was tbe warning given
fruit growers here of tbe province
of Quebec yesterday by Professor
W. T. Macoun of the experimental
farm, Ottawa, in the course of an
addrese on "impression of western
Professor Macoun added that
orchard planting in this province
bad not been sufficient to replace
tbe ordinary tree mortality, let alone
make up for test winters like tbat of
1917-1918. C. W. Baxter,fruit commissioner, said tbat in Nova Scotia
tbe apple crop would be IU per cent
ahead of last year; in New Brunswick only 50 per cent of last year;
Quebec not 65 per cent; Ontario
about 40 per cent, wbile in British
Columbia it would be double tbat of
last year.
"Tell me what you Know is true:
I csn luees si well ss you."
$1.00 PER YEAR
Washington, August 29. —During
part of the week centering on Sep •
tern ber 1 a higb temporature wave
will cover Alaska, all   the. northern
Paciflo slope, notbern Rockies and
norihern plains sections, including
British   Columbia,    Alberta,   Saskatchewan and Manitoba, carrying
with if the warmest weather of September.   Following it will come one
of the two most severe storms of tbe
month with more than the average
rainfall. Tbe otber severe storms of
ibe month will   hover around September 13, That first storm of September will pass eastward in about
four days, crossing meridian 90 near
September 1 and reaching Atlantic'
states near September 4.   I expect
frosts   near  September  4 east   of
Rockies   in   Canada and they may
reach some of our northern   middle
A week of severe storms and at
least an average rainfull will begin
near September 8 and continue to
at least include 15 Tbese conditions
promise good crop weather to large
parts of this continent and will be
favorable to at least two-tbirds of
tbe best winter grain sections of
America aod Canada. No great
change of rain locations is expected,
but a minor cbange will take affect
not far from September 2 tbat will
be most favorable to the Pacific
slope end Will increase tbe rainfall
to a less extent east of Rockies.
Dangerous storms are expected
during tbe week centering on September 13 and not far from August
31. It will be well to be on the
lookout for bad storms during the
flrst half of September and plan'
your outdoor work for last half of
the month. Canada probably will
get killing frosts during the week
centering on September 17 and September 22, Severe storms and bad
weutber are also indicated for weeks
centering on October 3 and 24, November 14 and 28, December 29.
seen service will assist the work of
tbe committed greatly if tbey will
write the university to that effect.
This will save the time and the expense of securing tbeir present ad.
dresses and ciicularizlng tbem.
Communications should be addressed to The Editor' Roll of Service, Tbe University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
Cost to the Provincial Department So Far This
Season Has JBeen Only
Business Has Been
Good Over the P.G.E.
Says Buckworth
Tourist business on tbe Pacific
Great Eastern railway tbis summer
is reported fair by Ceneral Manager
Buckworth. While all railways have
suffered a decline in passenger business since last year, Mr. Buckworth
says tbat bis road has no reason to
complain of tbe traffic carried.
Freight   traffic  shows   an increase
First Orchard Planted in
the Valley Passes Into
Hands of Capt. Barff,
of England
.Negotiations were completed the
latter part of last week whireby
Captain A. D. 15-irff, R.N., of England, secures tbe famous Sunnyside
fruit farm, owned by tbe Csnidian
Bank of Commerce. Tbe deal bas
been pending for several month.
The Sunnyside, whicb  has
—^^^—^— been
over 1920, an average of 600 tons"".' T"**' *' "" -^ °f Co[n~
train being  carried now on Nos.   1 C   "*!!' P"! D°"  PaS8eS lnt°
private hands.   The iarm consist of
failed to get there.   They will likely  , .....  »». u»   ueou
be on tbe carpet before long.   The carried to  Cottonwood,   twenty one
uhoon/.-,    -flt      M—       /"ll—       —-*    * I        .. .
train being carried now on Nos. 1
and 2 trains. This is irrespective of
the logging and extra trains. During
the year thirty carloads of settlers'
effects have been arried into tbe
P.G.E. district. The majority of
the settlers came from the United
The   line  runs   as   far north as
Williams lake, but  steel his   been
Ontario Growers Are
Alarmed   at  British
Columbia Competition
i Montreal, August 29 —Unless the
fruit growers of Quebec and Ontario adopt more modern methods
of packing, grading and marketing
their fruit, ihey are extremely likely
before long to find tbat British Columbia apple growers will have made
Death of W. A. Pounder
Word was received in this city
ast Friday tbat W. A, Founder,
wbo recently left here for the Old
Man's Home in Kamloops, had died
suddenly of a stroke while walkrng
on tbe streets of that city.
Deceased was an old timer of
Qrand Forks, having made bis
bome in tbe North Fork district for
the past- fifteen or twenty years.
In tbe early days be devoted most
of bis time to mining. During the
last {five or six years he spent the
greater part,of his time iu Princeton. He is survived by bis wife,
wbo lives on their farm on the
North Fork, and one soo, Ray, who
left for Kamloops early in the week
to arrange f m the funeral.     "-*
Victoria, Sept. 1.—With 290 fires
since May 1 costing tbe provincial
forestry department less than #10,-
000, the season so far is tbe best
from a fire hazard standpoint since
1916. Compared with 1920 tbe cost
of fighting forest fires up to date is
one tenth of the sum allocated for
this purpose a year ago. Practically
all extra patrolmen and rangers bave
been laid off. Tbey were signed on
during the dry spell, but tbe department has since decided, owing
to the intermittent rains, that the
work can be bandied by the regular
On Sunday a reconnaiisance .light
was made by Major Andrews, head
of tbe department at Vancouver, as
far as Thurston bay, tbe seaplane
completing a 220 mile trip via the
east coast of Vancouver island, Only
three bush fires were observed and,
following investigation, were found
to be burning under permit.
The CP.R. will soon commence
tbe work of taking up the steel on
the smelter spur.
Enjoys Birthday
Party at A£c of 79
- Mrs, E. B. Perkins celebrated her
79th birthday on Saturday, the 27th
inst., at her home on Maple avenue,
Columbia, amidst a garland of flowers and   tbirty-five   of her guests,
mostly old timers and tbeir families,
who  enjoyed   a merry  evening of
dancing, card playing   and singing
Ed Blecha, who acted at master of
ceremonies,  opened   the ball, and
the hostess and tbe crowd settled
down to real fun, until all sat down
to a sumptuous repast, which was
replete with all the delicacies of tbe
season. Many of the old-time dances
made the crowd merry and sociable.
It was suggested tbat Mr. Blecha be
presented with all the flowers in the
bouse.   He   was reminded of tbis
when leaving, and he replied  tbat
he would drive down in the morn"
ing with his buggy for them, there
being  too  many  for  an ordinary
pack   horse  to carry.   There were
thirty-five guests  present.  Eleven
absence of   Mrs.  Clara   Brinkman
was regretted by many, she   having
been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey, of Oakland, Cal.,  recently, and
is now travel'ng back north to Seattle, accompanied  by Mr. and Mrs.
Bradley, of Danville, and will visit
Mrs. Perkins'  granddaughter, Mrs.
luiaire   Thompson,  wbo    is    well
known   here.   Among  tbe   guests
were:   Mr.  and  Mrs.  R.   Forrester
and sons, Mr. and Mrs. L. Harkness,
Mr. and   Mrs. A. Lawson,  Mrs. J.
McDougail and daughter,  Mr. and
Mrs. J. Coleman and sons, .Mr.  and
Mrs. A. Galloway, Mr. and Mrs. L.
Hiddell,   Mr.   and Mrs.  Geo. Fee,
Mr. and Mrs. E, Blecha, Mrs. Kennedy, and others.
Mrs. Perkins came to Washington territory in 1852 with ox teams.
She has one brother, Edgar Bryan,
in Seattle, wbo haB been president
of tbe Pioneers' association of Wash-
ton on and off for fifty seven years.
Mrs. Perkins' accouut of tbe perilous days of her seven mouths'
journey across tbe plains and
mountains, with hostile Inndians
and buffalo hunts from Illinois to
the Columbia river, is very vivid.
Sbe is now a great-grandmother.
She wishes to thank her guests for
the many tokens of friendship presented to her on ber 79th birthday.
She bas lived in British Columbia
for thirty years.
mileB beyond Quesnel. At Cotton
wood the highest bridge in the world
of its kind will be constructed. Tbe
structure will be 340 feet higb and
made of steel.
University of B. G.
Wants Information
The University of British Columbia is preparing for publication a
war book wbicb will contain a brief
summary of the war record of every
member of tbe University, of McGill University College, and of Vancouver College, who enlisted for ner
vice in Canada or overseas.
Considerable difficulty is being
experienced in getting in toucb with
many of the former students.as well
as the present undergraduaies wbo
are away from tbeir homes for tbe
summer. Tbe president of tbe university wishes all present and former
students of tbese institutions wbo
bave received forms from tbe university to return them as seon as
possible; and all those who have bad
military service, but who bave not
received forms, to write for them at
their earliest possible convenience.
The information given by some of
the students two years ago bas been
found  to be  insufficient in almost
Preliminary Announcement of Population
The Dominion statistician an
nounces the population of tbe following cities and towns as shown
by a preliminary count, subject to
correction, of the returns of the
sixth census, 1921:
Windsor, Oot 38,011
Ford Oily, Ont  6,860
Sandwich, Ont  4,419
Walkerville, Onf  7,040
Lindsay, Ont.  7,542
Gait, Ont 13,210
Preston, Ont  5,431
Paris. Ont  4,365
Belleville, Ont 12,163
Trenton, Ont  5,892
Chatham, Ont 12,301
St. Catherines, Ont... 19,664
Peterborough, Ont...20,989
Niagara Falls, Oot... 11,789
Weiland, Ont  8,677
Thorold, Ont  4,823
Three Rivers, Que...22,317
ShawiniganFalls,Qu 10.606
Amherst, N.S  9,975
North Sydney, N.S.. 6,583
Sydney Mines, N.S.. 8,328
St. Jobn, N.B 46,504
Tbe Dominion bureau of statistics
points out that it is the duty of anyone who thinks be or sbe has been
omitted from tbe censur to notify
tbe bureau te this effect, wben an
investigation will be made.
one hundred and sixty acres, one-
half of whicb is in fruit. It is
pleasantly located at the west end
of the valley, and bas for years been
one of the show places of the district. It has produced a good revenue for about twenty years. The
transfer was arranged tbrough the
office of S. T. Hull.
Tbe Sunnyside is tbe pioneer
orchard of tbe Kettle valley. It was
planted over a quarter of century
ago by W. H. Covert, uow of Long
Beacb, Cal.
13 691
every case.
Former students
who have   not
Work on Gascadc-
Rossland Road About
Half Gompletcd
The contract on tbe Cascade
Rossland road, beld by Tierney &
Co., is about half finished and
should be completed by tbe end of
October. Tbis road is to form part
of the transprovincial hfgbway.
Tbe contract runs from Christina
lake east for fifteen miles. From the
end of the contract there is a gap of
twenty miles to the western end of
the six mile road built out of Rossland last year by Major Davis. Itis
confidently expected that tbe eap of
twenty miles will be closed next
year, after whicb motorists will be
able to run through from the Boun
dary to the Kootenay.
The Giant Indian
A man two miles tall once lived
near Niagara Falls, according toa
tradition of Canadian Indians. This
month tbey make tbeiryearly canoe
visits to the mounter's reputed grave
on Giant's Tomb island,in Georgian
L      Lake Huron.
That makes you smile?
Yet for hundreds of years every
Canadian Indian was 'aught from
childhood to believe in tbe Indian
giant. Just as you believed in Santa
You got Santa Claus out of /our
head as you matured. But tbe older
thc Indians get, the more tirmly
tbey believe in their mythical giant.
Tbere were giadts on earth in
tbose days.
So runs tbe Canadian Indian tradition. A race of giants living near
Hudson bay, fought among themselves until only one was left—Ki-
cbi-ki-wa na.
Lonesome, he moved south and
himself by tossing huge
boulders. Tbis, say tbe Indians,
opened an outlet lor Lake Erie and
made Niagara Falls.
One day, runs the legend, the
giant was currying away a mountain
wben he stepped on a big flsb,
slipped, and the mouiitaiu was
shattered. Its pieces are the Thirty
Thousand islands.
Finally th<> giant died. Indians
say lhat tlieir ancestors, unable to
move hiin, covered him with sand
and large rocks.
Your son would study geography
without urging if his books had a
few stories like this.
In tbe county court yesterday,
Judge Brown presiding, two old
cases—Helmer vs. Sloan and Knox
vs. Morrison—were again argued.
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on W. G. Elliott's ranch:
20—Friday    85
27—Saturday    90
28- Sunday   90
29—Monday    93
30—Tuesday  91
31—Wednesday.. 72
1- Thursday  74
*mmamt**Wm*ex*************J- Inches
Rainfall  0.00
Tbe fall term of the public  and
high schoo's opens next Tuesday. THE   SUH,   GBAND  FORKS,   B.C.
Sto (Srmth Storks &mt
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)   1.50
Addresr ■'* -———'cations to
The Giund Forks Sun,
Phonb 101R Giuio EPOBKS, B. C.
office:   COLUMHIA AVENUE and lake street.
A report from Ottawa that George Bolvin,
member for Shefford; L. A. Gauthier, member
for St. Hyacinthe, and ltomeo Langlais, Conservative organizer for Quebec City, would
form part of the reorganized cabinet of the
foderal government, has caused some surprise
in eastern political circles. Prominent members of the Quebec government, who keep in
very close touch with foderal affairs, aro reported to have statod that none of the three
suggested would be elected in the province
even if they were namod. Mr. Gauthier has
been spoken of as a possible cabinet mombe r
for a long time, and it was stated some months
ago that he had accepted a portfolio, but no
oIHcial announcement was made from Ottawa,
and his Liberal friends were of the opinion
that the whole matter had been dropped. The
deputy speaker, Mr. Bolvin, is regarded as .a
good man, but here again doubt is expressed
by a cabinet minister of the Taschereau government that he could change his party and
secure election in the Eastern Townships. Regarding Mr. Langlais the difficulty would bo
to find a constituency where he could be
In Ottawa the belief is expressed that a
federal election will not bo long delayed; that
it will immediately follow thc reorganization
of the cabinet, and that there will not be another session of parliament. When the ques-
t ion of a redistribution bill was mentioned,
i he view was expressed by one of the provincial politicians that the government would not
wait for this. It would mean giving more seats
to the west, which would probably go to the
Farmer party and taking away some seats
from Ontario, from which province the government drew its main support and which
would accordingly create bad feeling there.
(' inservative politicians in the federal capital
declare that they have not heard of any
of the proposed nominations for cabinet ministers and they do not think the selections
c iuld be regarded as good probabilities. While
Qaebec would have to be better represented
iu the reorganized cabinet, they say there are
good Conservatives available who would stand
a better chance of election than those named.
the contrivance seriously, but we shall await
satisfactory tests before accepting everything
its inventor claims for it.
It is interesting to recall that the great
drought of 1854, which the drought of the
present season in Europe so mueh resembles,
was the means of discovering the Swiss Lake
Dwellings, which date back to the bronze and
stone ages. The dwellings were of wood and
clay, built on wooden platforms supported by
[tiles driven into the bottom of the
lake. Some of the huts had two rooms and
hearths of flat stonesj By reason of the pres
ent low water the remains of considerable settlements are now visible at several places in
the Swiss lakes.
The juvenile court is the branch of the state
which exercises the state's authority in determining that no child shall be denied proper
parental care or guardianship. There is no
fixed standard by which to judge just what
proper care is. The standard advances as the
community's interest and intelligence grows.
It will be seen that of necessity the standard
which the court uses as a guide is a minimum
standard. Below that minimum standard the
care given to a child must not fall. We can
not as a community rest satisfied with minimum standards. If our ideals of life are to endure, it will be through nurture of these ideals
in the youth. All constructive forces of the
state and nation must work together to this
end, beginning with the home—the foundation
of our society, and continuing through tbe
school, the church, the playground and the
varied activities of the community which are
aimed to develop the youth. Miss Lathrop, of
the federal children's bureau* at Washington,
has well expressed an ideal in the words:
"What the wisest and best parent wants foj
his own child that must the community wai
for all its children."
Hundreds of otherwise well-informed peopl
have the idea that a- teacher's work cons:sti
merely in meeting classes,asking questions an
assigning   the next day's lessons. Few realiz
that to be successful a teacher must spent
hours of study in preparing the day's work
and that he must often work;   until   midnigh
correcting examination papers and doing othe
out-of-school duties.  It is just as reasonable
to suggest that a minister be paid by the hou'
for his Sunday morning sermon as to argufc
that a teacher should be paid only for th*
time he spends in the classroom.
Within a few days of oach other, two stories
appeared in the daily newspapers concerning
mechanical inventions that appear to be marvelous even in this day of extraordinary
things. One is a new gun that, it is declared,
caa produce a muzzle velocity of several miles
a second and be built large enough to throw
a projectile of live tons'weight two or three
hundred miles. As if that were not remarkable enough, the demonstrator, Dr, Miller R
Hutchison, who .vas.for many years oouueeted
witb Mi', lidisou'sorganization, say.'- that tlie
g in has no recoil whatover, makes no noise
and requires a curiously small charge of
siiiokeless powder. How the inventor—who is
au Englishman named Temple—has got round
the natural law that action and reaction are
equal he does not tell us; perhaps he has
proved that the law is not invariable. Einstein
lias set us wondering whether any of the
things we thought were settled are really settled. The Temple gun in a small size has
been tested to thc satisfaction of ordnance
experts. Thc inventor believes it will make
war too terrible to bc invoked by any nation,
and he adds that the principle he has discovered can be applied in many ways to the ob
jects of peace. Its serviceability in riveting,
particularly under water, is obvious. The other
invention to which the press introduces us is a
helicopter aeroplane, the work of a German
named Hanschk. It is asserted that it can
ascend and descend vertically, can remain
stationary in the air without falling and can
travel at a speed of three hundred miles an
hour. Such an invention if successful would
■'revolutionize" Hyihg.   Foreign experts  take
Intellectual courage enables one to stand
by his opinions, and at tho same time respect
tho opinions of others, remarks an exchange.
We find in tho printing world many opinions
on many subjects.- These op nions influence
people either directly or by reaction. If a per
son is young, receptive and plastic, he adopts
the opinions ho hears for his own, be they
right or wrong; but if he is self-assertive, defiant, ho forms opposing opinions, and advocates these with great vigor, condemning
meanwhile the opinions of others. We all know
tho two kinds well. And as ordinarily seen,
the fault that i.s at tho foot of both i.s intellectual cowardice, < toe mau cling.-: .servilely to the
old ready-made opinions ot the trade which he
finds, because he is afraid of being called rash
and radical; another rejects the traditions of
thc industry from fear of being thought fearful and timid and a slave. These become the
progressives ofthe times.
who is suffering from impaired eyesight can not
enjoy life until he gets
the proper glasses. He
should not experiment
with such a delicate subject. Our optometrist
should examine and test
his eyes and have made
for him the lenses what
will help build his eyes
back to normal. Our
prices are moderate.
Jeweller and Optician
Bridfte Street Grand Forks
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and SaH
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks,B.C.
C.V. Meggitt
Real Estate and Insurance
Exoellaut ftollltlai for aelltmc your farm.
We have agouti at all Coatt and Prairie
Reliable Information rcgranllui. this dlitrct
cheerfully furnished. We solicit your inquiries.
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Coal*  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Office  «t  R.  1".  Petrie'* Store
Phone 64
America is still a long way from the "con
tinental" breakfast of bread and coffee, but
thc old-fashioned, or perhaps English, break
fast that includes meat, fish and potatoes is
becoming less usual. Fruit has taken the place
of meat, "breadfast food" has displaced pota
toes, and toasts made in a minute, has won its
way over hot biscuits and muffins.   It is only
those who lead an active, outdoor life that
ueed a hearty breakfast. For those who work
at light or sedentnry occupations fruit is bet
ter than meat.
"No, sir," declared the old citizen, "I never
did see much sense in the names they give to
books. Just lately I been readin' a right good
story in one of my grandson's schoolbooks,
and the name of it was Homer's Eye-lid.')
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Burns, Prop.
Phone 68
Second Street
Padlock Safety Paper.for private
bankebecks, kept in stock by Tbe
Sun Job Department.
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 a
practically the same prices as before
tbe big war.
Hava by careful and efficient management built up a large
business during the past ten years, aqd are the lajgest
growers of nursery stock in Western Canada.
A LARGE ASSORTMENT of very fine Fruit Trees and
Small Fruit Plahts are now growing in our Nurseries at
Sardis, which are being offered to planters at very Reason*
able Prices.
THE QUALITY of these trees and plants are of high order,
being propagated from specially selected trees of known
We arge growing a very fine tot of Hoses of leading varieties which have bloomed this season in the Nurserias and
will give good results when transplanted in your garden
or lawn.
We Solicit Correspondence from intending planters and
urge the placing orders early in the season. WRITE TODAY
The British Columbia Nurseries Co. Ltd
Sardis, B. C. Department C.
Clinton A. S. Atwood, Salesman, Grand Forks, B. C.
Floor Coverings * Right pr^
When in need of Floor Coverings do not forget that we carry a good range of patterns in
Linoleum,    Linoleum   Rugs
e Also Regular Rugs and Mats
We have the kind that  give Listing service
and are pleasant to the eye.   Our prices are right.
oTWiller C&> Gardner
Home Furnishers
Next Issue of Kootenay
Telephone  Directory  Closes
August 1st
If you contemplate taking new service,
or making any changes in your present
service, you should send notification in
writing not later than the above date, in
order that you may take advantage of
the new directory listings.
Advertisers will find that the telephone
directory offer an attractive and effective
medium for their purposes.
Green Forests are an investment which gives
big returns.
Tlie sliiii-cliiil<l)M» include, directly or indirectly,
every citizen in thc Province.
Dividends nre shared directly by every individual who resides in British Columbia.
Eaeh tree is worthy of preservation, and means
employment to some one, sooner or later.
No timber  substitute  has  been  found,   but
timber  provides    substitutes    for    many
The Lumber trade is called the barometer of
British Columbia prosperity.
Keep the mark set high; destruction of the
Forest spells loss for everybody.
(1) International Yacht Race at Royal
St. Lawrence Yacht Club, Montreal.
The start of the first race. Red Patch,
Canadian boat,, crosses the *ne first
followed by Bootlegger and Freebooter,
American boats, and Beaver, Canadian
(2) International Yacht Race, showing
Bootlegger winning the race.
(3) The International Yacht Race. The
Canadian crews: left to right, Q. W.
Whitehead, G. S. Hamilton, Captain of
Red Patch; C. H. Routh, Captain of
Beaver, and W. C. Findlay; sitting,
Frank McGill, J. C. Hunter, F. M.
Badgley, H. J. McAdie. the four on left
crew of Red Patch, the four on right
crew of Beaver.
(4) International Yacht Race. The
American crews, left to right: to*v
Stewart Lemon, 3. Ordway, Capt. Bootlegger; L. P. Ordway, Jr., Capt. Freebooter; J. C. McKibben, Ward Burton,
R. Ordway, W. H. Sweeney, R. Boldt.
The four on left being crew .of Bootlegger, the four on right crew of Freebooter.
(5) Children's day at Ranelagh, England. A row of fair marks-women
prepare to "down Aunt Sallee."
(6) United States championship tennis
tournament at Agawan Hunt Club,
Providence, R. I. Shimidzu and Kam-
aza, Japanese stars.
(7) Hulman and Shredin, Yale hurdlers, who are to compete against Kent
and Hughes, of the Cambridge team, of
On Virgin Land in British Columbia
'*■•"'  *     .   ■jjf, l*t" '■    ■"'.'•*, ,\ *y*   '    '*V.**';v
A couple of returned soldier
brothers took up a block oj
Buch land last year, bottom land
with no heavy timber on it except perhaps a few cottonwoods
which they left for shade; the
other trees were willow, birch,
poplar, alder and maple, all of
which indicate sweet soil with
humus in it.
They made such short work
of clearing it during the winter
that by March they had a patch
ready for the plough and the
following month it was seedea
down to grain.
The accompanying photographs will show the land being
broken in the early spring and
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: #$.«$•*.<£
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(1) Breaking new ground ir early spring.
(2) The same piece of grourd in late summer of the same year.
Clearing virgin land ready
for the plough is by no means
the tough problem all over the
: Province of British Columbia
:  that it is down at the coast.
There are still untold miles of
fertile land un'exploited and untouched in the rich valleys
tlong the big rivers and their
imaller tributaries on the main-
the standing crop .is it looked
in the late summer of the saint
year, showing what may be
accomplished bv energy on the
right soil.—H. G-W, THE   SUN.   GRAND   FORES,   B. C.
News of the Gity
Tbe forest fire southeast of the
cily, on Ue American side of the
line, which has now been burning
for a couple of weeks, seems to be
nearing the peak of the mountain
and is beginning to illumiuate tbe
valley at night. It is only live or six
miles from Grand Forks. It is said
there are over two hundred men
fighting it.
J. II. Jackson bas sold his residence on Main street to J. 11. Plant;
A. Lindley bas purchased H. II.
Spinks' home on Wellington avenue
and A. 0. Alien has purchased tbe
Harris bungalow on Winnipeg
avenue. These transfers were arranged through the real estate olli ce
of S. T. Hull.
Work was started this week on
taking up the track of the S. it li
C. road between Republic and Dan«
ville. The equipment, stores and
everything worth salvaging will be
shipped to the coast. Harry Holden
of Tacoma is overseeiug the work
for the parties wbo purchased the
Albert Biker's residence, near
the Kettle Valley roundhouse in the
Huckle addition, was burned to tbe
ground at about o o'clock Sunday
afternoon. All the furniture and
household effects were saved. The
loss has not beon made known .
We carry a complete line of fresh staple and
and fancy groceries. Also seasonable fresh
fruits and vegetables. The quality of our
goods, our reasonable prices and the courteous treatment we show our customers are our
principal drawing cards.   '
The City Grocery
R. M. McLeod     I Phone 25 I   H. H. Henderson
has purchased an unlimited quantity of the same material from tbe
Granby smelter. It is being hauled
from the smelter to the foundry by
motor truck.
J. Armstrong, of Victoria, inspector of road equipment for the public works department, was in the
city on Monday, and P. H. Donaldson showed him the road-making
plant. lie left for Nelson on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Bren, of Spokane, and P. J. Bren, of Kettle
Falls, made a short stop in the city
on Monday, being enroute to the
Similkameen. Tbey travelled by
motor car.
The Rock Candy started shipping
waste from its Lynch Creek mill
this week. It is stated thai GOO tons
per week will be shipped  in future.
The Boundary Iron Works,which Aid. F. J. Miller left Saturday
iB said to carry a bigger stock of scrap night for Port Alberni, where he
iron than any foundry in Vancouver,  will represent   the city of Grand
Harry Binion claims to have
caught a 4^-lb. trout in the North
Fork at Lynch creek on Sunday.
His companion, Sergt. Riley, of the
mounties, was satisfied with one
Hinch minnow.
R. J. Gardner returned on Sunday
from a week's business trip to Rock
Forks at the annual convention of
Union of British Columbia Municipalities.
C. W. Clark will leave the first of
the week for Killarney, Man., to rebuild a barn on his farm that was
recently destroyed by the first
cyclone tbat ever visited Manitoba.
The tenth mixed, car of .berries,
summer fruit and vegetables was
shipped from the Grand Forks Co»
operative Growers' Exchange on
T. Symes, of Vancouver, Domin
ion fruit inspector, arrived in the
city last week and will remain  here
until the end of the fruit shipping
Mrs. R. Campbell, who has been
visiting relatives in the prairie provinces for a couple of ^months, returned home last night.
Geo. T. Moir, C.P.R. agent at
Cranbrook,* was in Grand Forks this
week looking after his fruit ranch
east of the city.
CP.R. President
Talks on Thrift
to Boy Scouts
Thrift is a word which is said to
have come into the English language
over a thousand years ago from the
Scandinavian. It is the noun of
which "thrive" is the verb, and suggests that success and saving ro together. The very word THRIFT is
a good word to look at. It is an
upstanding word and at once makes
one think of sturdy simplicity, the
kind of quality which one associates
with a Boy Scout. How different
in appearance is its opposite EXTRAVAGANCE, a word which at
once suggests as ostentatious irregular character, boastful as well
as wasteful.
Services to Community.
Now thrift means saving money
■nd miserliness means saving monny,
but they are not the same kind of
saving. The thrifty person saves
money for a purpose, the miser saves
money for itself. - The thrifty person saves so as to have a bank account against bad times. His thrift
has for its object independence and
security, and is therefore in accordance with the Scout law. But miserliness is purely selfish, whereas a
Scout is told to be thrifty so that
among other things he may have
money with which to help others
when they need it. The Scout must
be careful not to carry his thrift
too fat. You usually find that the
/thrifty person has a bank account,
(whereas the miser keeps his money
In a stocking where it can do no
food because it is not kept in circulation. The thrifty person puts
Ws money where it draws interest,
[Hnii adding to what he already has
wot, and alio performing a service to
nie commuhity.
By letting the community have
lthe uw of his money while he is not
{•pending it, the thrifty person does
p. service to the community for which
[the community is willing to pay in-
Iterest. The community, however,
{has just as little use for the miser
m for the spendthrift.
In "Scouting," Regina.
Gity Property For Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the Gity, 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
Gity Office.
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new models. They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coin! As weatherproof as a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Real Quality. Real
Value. Easy Terms. We are tbe peoplejto mount you right.
J« R. MOOYIJOER gIiandW-^.b.'c!
Open Saturday Evenings 111110 o'Clock     -
The Canadian Pacific Railway
And Its Young President
A noteworthy tribute to the Canadian Pacific Railway and ita president Is paid In an article which
appeared recently ln the London
Times. A review of the Canudian
railway situation leads to the conclusion that at least the figures em-
phaslio tho position of the C.P.R.
among American railways and the
responsibilities 0f the office to
which Mr, Beatty has succeeded,—'
t The Times article follows:
!' "Although a railway is apt to be
considered as typical of a soulless
corporation, most people in Canada
are seeretely, if not openly, proud of
tho steady solvency and efficiency of
the Canadian Pacific.
"This pride has not been diminished since the appointment as president some three years ago oi Mr.
Edward Wentworth Beatty, K.C,
previously vice-president and general counsel of the company.
"Fifth in tho line, which includes
the names of Lords Mount-Stephen
and Strathcona, Sir William Van
Hume, and Lord Shaughnessy, Mr.
Beatty is tha first native Canadian
to be president of the Canadian Pacific. He was born in 1877 in On-
tariu and educated at Upper Canada
College, and tho University of Toronto, and called to the bar of Ontario upon the completion of his
legal training. His father controlled
a fleet of steamships on tho Can
adian lakes, and thus, perhaps, the
so:* had a natural interest in problems of transportation. Joining the
legal department of the company he-
rose quickly to the position of ohioi
counsel, and at 41 years of age, by
unanimous decision of its directors,
hv became president. Nor did the
choice of Mr. Beatty for so great an
office create any surprise in the
country. Apparently he was recog
nixed within the councils of the com-
rany as the natural successor of
.nni Shaughnessy, and outside the
offices tho judgment of the directors
was not challenged.
Difficult Task.
"No president of the Canadian Pacific has had a more difficult task
than that which Mr. Beatty has been
required to undertake. Through the
rash optimism of governments and
people thc country has built three
trans-continental railways where two
would be quite enough.
! "Even beforo construction was
(completed depression fell upon the
country. In the crisis of the depres
■sion the war came to aggravate and
.complicate the situation. Millions
"Were advanced to the companies, bui
■the relief afforded was inadequate,
land the country became exasperated,
over the certain prospect of many
more millions to follow. It is believed that the Canadian Pacific
could have been induced to purchase
*ttvl operate the Canadian Northern
cyntcm, and assume the federal and
■provincial guarantees, but the government hesitated to accept a pro-
Esal which would bo augment the
wer and prestige of the pioneer
inscontinental system, and so challenge a formidable body of opinion
lin the country which became steadily
more clamorous for public ownership
•nd operation of the Canadian Northern and Grand Trunk Pacific and
nationalisation of the Grand Trunk
.system in the older provinces.
Equal to the Occasion.
'To tku demand the government
yielded, perhaps as a choice between
two evils, and when the Grand Trunk
its finally acquired, the government
iwill control 22,000 miles of railway
ju against UfiOO miles operated by
E. W. Beatty, K.C,    ',?
President C. P. R. -
the Canadian Pacific. The task,
therefore, to which Mr. Beatty has
set himself is to operate a great private railway system in competition
with a great public system, to deal
with the political problems which are
inherent in such a situation, to
maintain a relation with the national
railways whieh will not produce hostile feeling among the people, and to
prevent any ill-considered movement
towards nationalization of the great
property which still remains under
private control. Thus far few will
deny that Mr. Beatty, has displayed
the power, genius and resource
which the situation demands. He enjoys the confidence of the government and the goodwill of the people.
Never was the Canadian Pacific
operated with greater efficiency,
never was a staff, distinguished for
loyalty, more devoted to the interests of the company, and never were
there better relations between a
public carrier and the shippers and
travellers who provide its revenues.
National Railway's Deficit.
"In 1919 there was a deficit on the
national railways of $50,000,000,
(12,600,000 pounds), and for 1920
$70,000,000 (17,500,000 pounds). It
is manifest that freight and passenger charges which would give a
living revenue to the national railways would greatly increase the surpluses of the Canadian Pacific. It
is just as clear that proposals to reduce the capitalization of the National Railways, which have considerable support, could be so applied
as to impair the revenues of the
private company. But Mr. Beatty
refuses to be anxious or excited, conducts no underground intrigue, indulges in no angry criticism of "public ownership." He believes that the
railway' policy of the government
ean be tested by results, and that,
during the time of testing the Canadian Pacific can strengthen its own
position only by giving service and
abstaining from unwise political activity. It requires strength and restraint to hold to the course which
Mr. Beatty is taking. But these
qualities he has In a remarkable
degree. He will stand with any of
the statesmen who have controlled
tbe destinies of the pioneer transcontinental railway of Canada, which
foT a generation has been the bulwark of Canadian credit and one of
the chief sources of Canadian optimism and confidence.
.     ' x'.JL.im-imU't-*
W. J. Galipeau spent a couple of
days at his home in this city this
week, coming over from Trail on
Born—At the parsonage, Qrand
Forks, on Saturday, August 27, to
Rev. and Mrs. W. P.   Bunt, a son.
Misses Sylvia and Rena Ross left
last Saturday for Long Beach, Cal.,
where they w.ll visit with relatives.
Mrs. Steeves, of tbe Grand Forks
high school staff, returned to tbe
city on Wednesday.
Miss A. Donnan, of the Royal
bank staff, has returned from her
vacatiod trip.
James Baines.who lived in Grand
Forks for many years, died at
Hope last week.
Mrs. R. M. McLeod left on Tuesday for a visit witb •/_!er parents in
Vancouver.    -»"
F.O.B. Prices for British
Columbia Fall Fruits
Apples—Macintosh   Red, 80
p.c. Is, 20 p.c. 2s	
Wealthies, No. 1 in straight
Wealthies, No. 2 in crates,
straight cars	
Duchess, wrapped „.,..
Duchess,  crated   in mixed
Late Plums, No. 1, mixed cars
No. 2, mixed cars	
Prunes, mixed cars.. ..91,15 to
Apricots, No. 1, mixed cars....
No.2, mixed cars	
Pears—Barlett, Flemish and
Clapp, No. 1, mixed cars.
No. 1, st.aight cars	
D'Anjous, No. 1	
D'Anjous, No. 2	
Peaches—Crawford, Elberta,
St. John, No. 1, mixed
cars $1.50 to
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a superior
grade of Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf styles.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
The Sun
Job Department
Only Tablets with "Bayer Croat"
are Genuine Aspirin
If you don't sec thc "Bayer Cross"
on the tablets, you are not getting
Aspirin—only an acid imitation.
The "Bayer Cross" is your only way
of knowing thnt 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 sized "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 nark, the
"Bayer Cross?'
lAKE NOTICE that Joseph Tromhley.who.e
address is Kholt, II. C. will apply for a
llcenoe to take and use One cubic foot per
■eoond ol water out of the West Pork of
Fisherman Greek, which flows easterly and
drains into thc North Fork of Kettle River
•bout six miles north of where the North
Fork Joins the Keltic River. The water will
be dlvesrted from the stream at a point about
HSOfeet North of the South-West oorner post
of Lot 2701, also known as sub-lot 2, and will
be used lor Irrigation purposes upon the
land described aa Lot 2701 o. sub-lot t. This
notice was posted on the ground on tho 25th
day of July,1*121. A copy of this notice and
an application pursuant thereto and to the
"Water Aat, 1914," will bellied in the offloe
of the Water Kecorderr at Qrand Forks,
B. O. Objections to the application
may be filed with the said Water Recorder
or with the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament Bnlldinn, Vlotorln. H. C, within
thirty days after the first appearance of this
notice In a local newspaper. The date of the
first publication of this notioe Is July 20th,
Established 1010
Real Estate and Insurance
Relldcnt Agent Grnnd Forks Townsite
Company, Limited
Farms     Orchards     City Property
Agents at' Nelson, Calgary, Wlhnlpcg aud
other Prairie points, Vancouver Agents:
■Established In 1910, we are lu it position   to
furnish reliable information concerning this
Write for free literature.
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty*
P. A. Z. PARE,
Yale Hotel, Fl
rT\HE value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a meansof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Vbit'ng cards
ShV**ing tags
Price lists
And commercial and
society printing of every
Let us quote you our
New Type
Latest Style]
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.-GEO.   ARMSON
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Columbia Avenue and
Luke Street
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
Minimum price ot first-class land
reduced to $6 an aera; second-class to
$2.60 an acre.
Pre-emption now oonflned to surveyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering only
land suitable tor agricultural purposes
and which Ib non-timber land.
.. ^■''"•ndilP pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but each making
necessary Improvements on respective
claims. m
Pre-emptors must occupy claims for
"? '"V. ***** mak< Improvements to
value of |10 per aore. Including clearing and cultivation of mt least 6 acrea,
beiore receiving Crown Grant.
where pre-emptor ln occupation not
'•■a than S years, and has made proportionate Irnprov ments, he may, because of Ill-health, or other cause, be
vr.-.nted Intermediate certllleate of Improvement and transfer his Claim.
Records without permanent residence may be Issued, provided appli-
•Atit makes Improvements to extent of
f.W per annum and records same each
.'ear. Failure to make Improvements
or record same will operate as forfeiture Title cannot be obtained In
.ens than 6 years, and improvements
of 110.00 per acre. Including 5 acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
or at least 2 years are required.
Pre-emptor "holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption. If he
requires land in conjunction with his
■___m__ wllh°ut actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made
and residence maintained on Crown
granted land, fc,
Unsurreyed areas, not exceeding 10
acres, may be leased as thomesltes;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.
ror graslng and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding (10 acres may be
leased by one person or company.
Hill, factory or Industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding to acres
may be purchased; conditions include
payment of stumpage.
txwK.i*im*f *** P******** Inaccessible
5? !,.l*tlaf *°*'1* ***** °* 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. tew-*•-*-*
, "*]*>% eeotf* of thU Aot Is enlarged to
include all persona Joining and serving with Hts" Majesty's jkrees. The
time within which the heirs or devisees
or a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under this Aet Is extended
rrom for one year from the death of
such person, as formerly, until one
year after tlio conclusion of the present
war. This privilege la alao madere-
troactlve. —~»
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable T»y soldiers on preemptions recorded after June tt. Ull
Taxes are remitted for Ave yeara
Provision for return of moneys accrued due and been paid since August
t, I3H, on account of payments, tees
or taxes on soldiers' pre-empt ion's.
Interest on agreements to purchase
t_.°inll.0i-clty ,oU hel<1 **y members*
Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired
dlroct or Indirect, remitted from enlistment to March JI. 1920.
Provision made for Issuance of
'■muii grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown Ijinds, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
purcluue, Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of .purchase, In-
.ir.. t and taxes. Where sub-purchaser., do not claim wholo of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must be
made by May 1, 1020.
C-rnzIng Act, 1919, for systematic
development of livestock Industry nro-
rldos for grazing districts and range
administration under Commissioner
Annual grazing permits Issued based
on num.ier.s ranged: priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management. Froo, or partially free, permits
ror settlers, compers or travellers, uu
'o len 'lead.
I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order
' and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
C A. Crawford
Near Telephone Office


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