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I Wislative Library
the center of Grand Forks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
Kettle Valley Orchardist
THE Sf TN is the favor'te news-
X11.U OUL1 paper 0f 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 alwny3 independent but never
"Tell me what yon Know is tnu:
I enn gueu ai well u you."
81.00 PER YEAR
G. E. Barnes Gives an Interesting Address to an
Audience of Local Fruit
Growers. '
Meteoric Shower When
__ The Comet Cometh
0. E. Barnes, president of the
British Columbia Fruit Growers'
association, addressed a yery large
meeting, composed principally of
of local fruit.growers, in the Davis
ball on Monday night on the benefits of cooperation in marketing fruit
to the best advantage to the pro-
duoer. The speaker was given a
•tary attentive hearing, and it was
quite evident that bis auditors were
highly impressed with the message
he brought tbem,.
Mr. Barnes stated that the indications of a very large apple crop in
til tlje fruit growing districts of the
" province this year were never better. Tbis meant, be said* that one-
third of the crop would have to be
marketed this year outside of the
four Western provinces of Canada,
If fcthe people of tbese provinces'
adopted a steady diet of apples they
would be unable to consume tbe
orop tbat is likely to be produced
this year.
At the present time, said Mr..
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glea. in Washiogtpn, Oregon and
ZjlkbQ yel unsold. '
Speaking on the subject of the
economic phase  of a  cooperative
selling agency for all the fruit growing, districts of .the province, Mr.
Barnes  cited, the fact that* prairie
fruit jobbers  charge 20 per cent
.commission.   Under a' cooperative
marketing system, this cost would
be materially reduced, besides giving  better satisfaction,   as  Avery
i grower would receive the same price
i for his product.   Last year, continued Mr.  Barnes, from 75 to 90
per cent of the apple  crop in the
/Okanagan district was contracted for
i while the apples were on the trees,
. and by picking time the entire crop
had been disposed of.
Mr. Barnes stated  that   under
'ithe cooperative marketing  system
every district would retain   their
individuality, as the fruit would be
paoked in boxes bearing the name
o|  the  district  iu   which  it was
.grown.   Tbere would   be   po partiality shown any district, but the
' prioe paid for apples would be lhe
aame to all the districts, grade con-
i aidered.
In answer to a question, Mr.Barnes
stated that the sales department of
..ihe Okanagan Growers' Union also
' handled vegetables,  but it made a
; specialty of selling   fruit.  ' Answering another query, he said the most
popular brand of apples last year
was the "O.K." brand.   This is a
No. 1 grade., The average net price
rereiyed by the grower in tb eOkan-
agan last year was #2.25 per box for
alt grades.: ,
•*2fM the conclusion of. his address
Mr; Barnes waa tendered a hearty
vote of thanks.
W. Q. Ferris reported progress on
the packing house project. He
Stated that up to the present time
$14,000 had been promised for the
enterprise. -'•'■ ■*' ■''
A straw vore whether or not tbis
district desired'to join the* Okanagan
marketing agency, seemed to be
unanimous in favor of amalgamation.
E. Jacobs, the welt known writer
on mining subjects who used to make
frequent visits to city, died in Mo-
renci, Ariz., on April 7.
Berkeley, Cal., April 27.—For a
month tbis summer tbe earth will
engage in a race with the periodic
comet Pots-Winneck and will endeavor, tbrough its astral influences,
to "trip up" its gaseous rival, according to a report made public today by tbe observatory of the University of California. The earth will
not get into tbe race nntil the comet
has a lead of between 12,000,000
and 20,000,000 miles, but then it
will "put everyihing it has" into its
test with the comet.
The earth, influence will pull the
comet away from its course some
what, but it will continue to plunge
along the cosmic speedway at an uo
diminished pace. On June 27 it
flips its tail so hard against the
earth that the impaot will cause »
meteorio shower.
The comet, which at la«t calcula-
tions was in the constellation Hercules or approximately 37,000,000
mileB from the earth, is due to make
a flying visit- to the constellations
Lyra, Cygnus and Pisces before approaching the earth. Its nearest approach will be 12,000,000 miles on
June 7, and shortly thereafter the
race will begip.
At the greatest brilliancy observable from the earth tbe comet will
be of the eighth or ninth magnitude.
Nothing greater than the sixth
magnitude oan be observed by the
naked eye, eo the world at large
will see nothing of the visit until
tail-flipping episode on June 27.
The eomet wilt do no-great dim
age and the meteorio' shower, it is
expected, will prove to be a harmless and inspiring spectacle.
Warren Elected President of Consolidated
Montreal April 23.—At the annual meeting of the Consolidated
Mining and Smelting company,
President J. J. Warren made it clear
to shareholders that, in his opinion,
factors whicb must be adjusted are
high cost of coal and of transportation, and as preliminary thereto
wages in these branches of industry
must come down before tbere can be
a resumpiion of industrial activity
and prosperity.
During the first quarter of the
prestnt year there was a considerable Increase in the production of
lead and zinc, oom pared with the
flrst quarter of 1920, while the production of copper was practically
steady. Comparisons are as follows:
Average daily production first
1920.       1921.
Lead    27 tons    70 tons
Zinc    37 tons    81 tons
Copper    8.5 tons   8.4 tons
Tbe company's mines themselves
contributed most of tbe production.
Speaking of fluctuations in the
prices of metals, and of the effect of
these upon the profits of the company, President Warren remarked
that a variation of only one half
cent a pound in. the price of lead
and zinc affected the company's
gross revenues by no less than
$500,000 pit annum.
It would appear that in the Crows
Nest region, coal mining is carried
on practically under government
control, so it might be said that
both the coal mining-and freight
rates and wages which in part con
trol these, as a matter or governmental responsibility. The coal
mining situation such as existed in
Great Britain might possibly be the
Tbe financial report was adopted
and directors and officers re-elected
Orr, in the Chicago Tribune.
New Act Goes Into Force
June l--No Beer Nor
Near-Beer Except From
Government Vendor
W. R. Dewdney aad Chief Con-
staqle Fraser, of Greenwood, were in
the Gateway city Tuesday.
Victoria, April 26.—An administrative policy entirely different from
that commonly expected in connection with the enforcement of the
liquor control act will be inaugurated by June 1, if defiioite
opinions may be formed from the
preliminary discussions and announcements of- the new control
"Our aim is to make service consistent with enforcement," said
Chairman*^. M. Johnson in discussing tbe question. "The people
voted for moderation," he added.
"Tbey were through with prohibition, and onr task is to see tbat the
persons who want liquor may get it
at a reasonable price and with as
little difficulty as possible, and at
tbe same time see that there is do
approach to the old days of open
The general plan of distribution,
therefore, will not be tbrough individual purchases at government
stores, but a delivery system will be
established. From six to ten "order
stores" will be opened at various
■places in Vancouver, and it is expected that the cost of delivery will
be absorved by the government ven-
dors. This will mean that a man
may drop into an order store on his
way to work, produce his permit
and leave his order and the liquor
will then be delivered to his residence. ,
Tbe chairman pointed out tbat
this system would mean the cessation of long queues of people standing out in front of liquor stores and
then packing tbeir purchases away
with them. He said be felt in this
he would be meeting with the approval of at least 95 per cent of tbe
In discussing the policy of the
new board, Mr. Johnson added that
it was intended to open warehouses
in Victoria, Vancouver, New Westminster, Nanaimo, Fernie, Nelson,
Kamloops and Penticton. Each
warehouse will carry the entire range
of liquor stock sold by tbe government.    Where persons    requiring
liquor reside some distance from a
government order store and ware
house, the beverage will be shipped
by express, with tbe government
paying charges to the station nearest the buyer.
Mr. Johnson said he was anxious
to get away from the open handling
of liquor by buyers, inferring that
since tbe days of license people were
not in the habit of carrying around
consignments of liquor, it was not
intended to permit the practice now.
Liquor will be handled just the
same as any other commodity.
Today there are many disappointed job hunters in Victoria and
throughout the province. Chairman
JobnBon has been besieged by a
never-ending line of men looking
for places.
Tbe delievery system will do away
with the necessity of large staffs in
down-town stores and the total
number of employees required will
be much smaller tban if tbe open
sale system were followed. Efficient
delivery service will be provided
and orders will be handled in tbe
government warehouse without delay.
Special delivery will also be provided for. In sucb cases tbere will
be a small additional charge. In
cases of urgency tbis rule will apply, although it will be possible for
a purchaser to go to a government
warehouse himself and have his
order filled.
The drastic change outlined means
that liquor will not bt purchased
openly over the counters of stores
all over tbe city, and the sight of a
person carrying his one, two or three
bottles of bard liquor will be a rare
one. Some minor difficulties are ex<
pected in working oui tbe orinciple
of delivery, but it is hoped to give
a maximum service within a snort
Attorney-General J. W. deB
Farris stated this morning that it
was hoped to have the act in force
by Jnne 1, when the tieutenant
governor in council will be asked to
officially proclaim tbe new law.
Asked regarding the definite fate
of beer, Hon. Mr. Farris said:
"Tbe new act prohibits entirely
the drinking in public places either
beer or near-beer and the sale by
any person other than a government
vendor. In fact, the legislature has
gone even further tban this and has
attempted to deal in a radical way
with the sale of such beverages."
The attorney-general referred to
section 46 of the new act, which is
as follows:
"No person other than a  govern
near-beer, or by any name whatever
commonly used to describe malt or
mt nt vendor shall sell or deal io any
liquor known or described as beer,
brewed liquor."
"Personally," said Hon. Mr. Far-
ri», "I expressed the view in tbe
legislature that tbe ends of moderation would be better served if the act
made provision for tbe purchase
and consumption of a malt beer under pioper restrictions and regulations. Tbe legislature, however, decided upon a stricter interpretation
of the referendum. Tbe beer provision of the act will be strictly enforced."
The New Law Will
Eliminate Bootlegging
Victoria, April 23.—At least
$500,000 a year will be saved in the
selling of liquoj and possibilities of
bootlegging will be reduced almost
to zero, according to plans formulated by tbe liquor board bere.
Tbe elimination of the bootlegger
is to be achieved by the stamping of
all liquor that comes into tbe province, it is planned.- Every liquor
buyer in British Columbia will be
numbered, just like a motor" car.
Tbis number will most likely consist of tbe first letter of his name
and after that a series of figures.
These numbers will all be registered
at the head office of tbe liquor
Tbe liquor sold to any person will
bave to be stamped by the government with tbe number of that person. All liquor entering the province in any other way will bave to
be stamped by tbe government with
that person's number. .
Any parson caught with a bottle
not bearing bis own numher will be
asked to explain, as it will almost be
direct evidence tbat the person who
bought the liquor from the government in the first place had disposed
of it to some one else for sime consideration or otber. The person to
whom the liquor was sold in the
first place can be located just as
easily as the owner of a motor car
who exceeds the speed limit.
Lot and Building for Permanent Office Home of
Irrigation District Donated by City
The Granby Company
Is Busy at Anyox
Notwithstanding the lack of market for copper and the closing down
of most of the large producers of
America, the mine and smelter of
tbe Granby Consolidated Mining and
Smelting company at Anyox continues in operation. Last December
the employees agreed to accept a reduction in wages ratber than have
the plant closed dowu, and as a result of the uiuickl'le understanding
reached between the employed and
the employers, it has been possible
to maintain tbe industry. H. 8.
Munro, general manager, recently
referred to tbis achievement witb
satisfaction. He said wages bad been
reduced in accordance with a sliding
scale agreement. When the price of
copper rose above 14 cents tbe wages
would automaticelly advance. Living costs for married fannies, he
stated, bad fallen about 25 per cent
•since December 1 last.
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:   .
Max.    Min
April 22—Friday    58        39
23—Saturday  50        34
24- Sunday  56        29
25—Monday    45        30
26—Tuesday  59        32
27—Wednesday.. 60 31
28   Thursday  58        31
Rainfall 29
' Henry l.rown and Sberwin War-
nock, Hock Creek business men,
have dissolved partnership.
The mayor and all the aldermen
with the exception of,Ald. Sohnitter
were present at the regular meeting
of the city council on Monday evening.
Fred Clark, of the irrigation committee, waB present, and asked the
council to donate lot 9, block 10,
plan 23, together with a suitable
building if the city had one, for a
permanent office for the Irrigation
district. The request was granted,
and the transfer was ordered to be
made on payment of $1.
S. T. Hull reported having sold
city lot 6. block 5, plan 36, for $100,
subject to the approval of the council.   The sale was approved.
C. A. Secrisi offered $4 per lot
rental for lots 9, 10 and 11, block 4,
plan 23, for garden purposes. Accepted.
Objections from three property
owners to the placing of the Christian guild ball on the lots on Winnipeg avenue recently donated by
the city were reeeived. The matter
was referred to a committee for
further consideration.
The action of sending $25 to the
Union of British Columbia Municipalities as the city's quota of expenses for defending the case at Ottawa against a raise in telephone
rates, waB approved.
On motion, the interest on all ar-
reas of taxes on properties of returned men was rebated up to December 31, 1919.        #
The clerk was instructed to ascen.
tain tbe cost of having lot 33, block
72, surveyed.
ln connection with the application for an export liquor license,
tbe provincial novernment asked
tbe chrk to inspect the location of
the store.
The lawn sprinkling hours were
set from 6 to 9 a.m. and from 5 to
9 p.m. The charge is $2.25 per lot
of 2000 square feet.
The chairman of tbe water and
tight committee reported that tha
pipe line on Mr. Atwood's property
bad been put in good condition,
and tbat tbe tank and big pump bad
been repaired.
The council decided nol to purchase any more water meters at the
present time. The cost of installing
and rental of meters for tbe season
were fixed at 65 for |-inch meters,
$7.50 for £.inch and $10 for 1-inch,
tbe season to end December 31.
The usual rates will be charged for
tbe water used.
The clerk was instructed to notify
the people living block 6, plan 52,
to remove tbe obstructions from the
alley in the block forthwith.
The chairman of the board of
works reported that Engineers
Phillips and Gwyer had inspected
the proposed route of the interpro*
vincial highway in West Grand
Forks, and that they had pronounced it to be satisfactory. The
clerk was instructed to have F. M.
Korby make a survey of the right of
way which the city desires to acquire.
The clerk was instructed to notify
Dr. Kingston to  bave  the  grounds
| at the old hospital put in a sanitary
condition.    He  was  also  asked to
I send a similar notice to the school
board in reference to the grounds at
I the old high school building. tarn*. ■   ■■"*. -■*
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Wat (&tmb Forka Bnxx
One Tear (in Canada and Qreat Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)  1.50
Addresr -ll «"—»«—-'cations to
Tbs Grand Forks Sun,
Phosk 101R Grand Forks, B. C.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1921
The appointment of Thomas A. Taggart as
sheriff of this district is meeting with general
approval. Mr. Taggart is a returned soldier
who sacrificed a limb to serve his country dur
ing the dark days of the late war. He was the
unanimous choice of the local G.W.V.A. for
the position, and naturally the Liberal asso
ciation endorsed the wishes of that organization. Mr. Taggart is well qualified to fill the
position, and will make a good officer.
strengthen the hands of the pa/ks department,
and to hasten the time towards the city beautiful. It is also true that there are many that
do not take the trouble that others do, and
allow the weeds to grow, do not bother about
watering, and generally adopt the attitude of
leaving it to the parks department. True, it
is their work, but the point is that the city is
something that all have an interest in, and to
a certain extent a share in, and a little work
of this kind should nqt be dodged." The support and cooperation of the individual citizens
are a tremendous incentive to those who are
laboring in tueir interest. A little effort in
maintaining or improving home surroundings,
including boulevards, streets and sidewalks,
assists to enhance the general appearance of a
district, and to induce others to do likewise.
Okanagan Vegetables
Are Being Destroyed
Regarding the wail today of the local organ
of the Tory party, it is scarcely worth noticing. Its panegyric of the present sheriff
is too far stretched to carry any weight. It
might as easily be taken for ridicule or satire
as for praise. Mr. Kerman has held office for
over four years under a Liberal government,
and has played party politics to the limit.
Had ue been a Liberal, with a Conservative
government in power at Victoria, he would
not have held office for twenty-four hours.
If all the rules and regulations respecting
the moderation act reported from Victoria are
genuine, tbere is no reason why government
control should not prove to be moderately
successful even from the viewpoint of rhe prohibitionist. While the safeguards being thrown
around the law, however, to prevent violations
of it are excellent, the enforcement of the act
is, after all, the most important consideration.
The prohibition act would not have proved
such a dismal failure had an honest attempt
been made to enforce it. And if no more
stringent measures are taken to carry out the
provisions of the new act it will prove as
much of a failure as the one it is supplanting.
The regulations adopted are all good. A
strict enforcement of them will make the act
more acceptable to a larger percentage of the
people of the province.
We have heard a number of complaints during the past week about this district being advertised as infested with cattle "rustlers." It
is a pity if the "rustlers" have gained a foothold in our midst. Yet there is hope. We re
member that once upon a time this valley was
advertised as being inhabited only by Doukh
obors. They were driven out. There are no
Douks here now. Later the bootleggers ran
amuck here. They were also despatched
single-handed. Not even a bodyguard'was re
quired to exterminate them. Now a whole
metropolitan police force couldn't find a boot*
leggea within a hundred miles of Grand Forks.
Beware Mr. Cattle Rustler. Don Quixote
is on your track. He fights corporeal enemies
—not windmills.
What other language ever spoken by man
can compare in richness of opportunity with
English! Take for example, these words: self-
conceit, self-assurance, self sufficiency, self-
complacency, telf-will, self-confidence, self-
esteem, self-reliance, self-respect. AU of them
express something of a man's mental attitude
toward his own abilities and achievements, yet
with what various and delicate shades of
meaning! As they are here set down they form
almost a progressive series from the neutral
or mildly condemnatory to the worthy and
desirable. There are both racial psychology
and history in that list.
No man breaks his neck trying to prove he
wasn't there when some good deed is ascribed
to him.
There are some econom c difficult-'es arising
from the war that will no doubt solve themselves with time, but an infinite amount of
misery could be saved if we had the same
spirit of spontaneous cooperation in every
community for reconstruction that we had in
war. Government departments can at least
try to do something to inspire such renewed
cooperation. For instance, we have a multitude of idle men walking the streets in our
large cities, and at the same time we are short
of housing facilities for the people; our railways are far below their need in equipment;
our power plants, waterways and highways are
all far behind our national needs in normal
commerce. To apply this idle labor to our
capital equipment is one of the first problems
of the country. Its solution involves constructive action in many directions, but among
other things definite resolution of each local
community to insure cooperation in itself. In
the building trades, for instance, a get-together
of labor, capital, manufacturers and contractors in every locality to eliminate mispractices
and bring down the expense of housing would
comprise the first step of recovery—of re
If the honey bee stopped work as soon as it
has gathered enough honey for its own needs,
it wonld be of no commercial or industrial
Vernon, April 26.—Onions and
potatoes by the ton are being hanled
to the nuisance ground because
tbeje are no buyers. Tbere is no
demand for these vegetables in any
It was suggested some time ago
lhat a campaign to increase consumption ot onions should be undertaken, but tbe statistics show
tbat people will only eat so many
onions, campaign or no campaign,
so tbe idea was abandoned. Prairie
markets bave been well supplied
and many warehouses there are
Some growers have held on thinking that they would be able to realize something from tbeir onion
crops, but are now giving up all
Chinese truck growers are begging
shippers to market tbeir potatoes for
whatever can be got, but tbere is no
demand. Prices for spuds run from
$12 to $15 a ton.
Tbe acreage being planted eut tbis
season to onions is somewhat less
than last year, but it must be re
membered tbat it was not eo mucb
tbe increased acreage tbat produced
sucb an abnormal crop as the prolific growth. Shippers saw it is too
early in the season to estimate tbe
acreage, but tht-y believe it is gen
erally less tban last spring.
the benefits accrued fromtts prac
tice is the greatest small-
cost blessing in the world
When any' other part of
our nature-apparatus fails
to perform its especial
functions it costs considerable money to get
any relief. When you no
longer enjoy clear-sightedness our optometrist
can locate your eye weakness and furnish you with
the glasses that will bring
back your sight. Satisfactory moderately priced
Jeweller and Optician
Bridge Street Grand Forka
Those wishing neat sign painting
to ornament their business places
should call on W. P. O'Connor, a
returned soldier.
Job Printing at The Sun office at
practically the same prices as before
the big war.
Transfer Gonpany
City Baggage and General
Padlock Safety Paper.for private
bankchecks, kept in stock by Tbe
Sun Job Department.
Among the fur posts of the north there has
been for years a tradition of a great herd of
buffaloes somewhere in the Mackenzie river
basin. Indians have come in with stories of
remote valleys black with the grazing hosts,
but no white man had seen them. A civil engineer who has recently spent many months
in the Mackenzie region reports that he saw
the herd, which he estimated to contain perhaps a thousand animals, and that Indians
told him that they knew of another herd as
large farther north.
Over 29,000 trees have heen planted in the
parks and on the streets of Calgary since
1912 by tho parks board of that city, What
these trees will mean in comfort for the pe
destrian and in the appearance of the city in a
few years can hardly be appreciated. In the
meantime, Ijowever, these trees must be cared
for if the best results are to be secured. In
commenting on this phase of the work the
Calgary Herald says: "Many of the most
thoughtful of the citizeas assist in the work
by watering tlie trees in summertime, keeping
the   weeds down and doing all they can to
What the industrial court has done for Kansas it will do for any other section of this continent. What it was designed to accomplish it
is achieving, namely, the guaranteeing by government of justice. The supreme duty of government is to safeguard thc public.   That is
what the industrial court is doing in  Kansas.
The court is now one year old. The court now
has the confidencejand respect of labor,capital
and the public at large. The industrial heads
believe in it.  Labor, particularly conservative
labor, looks to it for protection.   The public
rests easier, knowing strikes ean not be carried
on in essentialjindustries, knowing that it will
not be called on to pay the bill for all manner
of industrial quarrels, because those quarrels
are being wiped out.   The last political elections indicated better than anything else how
the state as a whole regards the settlement  of
industrial disputes in court.    Every man, no
matter what his political faith,  who ran for
state office advocating the industrial court,
was elected. Every man who ran on a platform
opposed to the court was defeated.   Legislators advocating the court were olected from
districts were the vote is overwhelmingly a
labor vote.
Peerless fees nre vi ry low for
the dependable, hi^li-stanrlard'
quality, just about half that
charged by the  one cliair dentist.
protects yon at all times,
Ask for Dr Cohen. lam always
here to serve you.        ,
Nature Expression 22k. BrMsic-
Nature Expression Plates.
Canadian Bonds snd Canadian
Money Accepted nt Full Value
"Spokane's Painless Office"
Rooms 205 6 7 8 9-10 11-12,
2nd Floor, .Jamieson Hldg.,
Over Owl Drug
Wall and Riverside
To keep yourself pleased and  happy is an
ideal way of getting even with your enemies.
SelectyourjPoultry Supplies
from the largest and most
complete stock in B. C.
Ever) thing for the Poul-
Wire, Fencing and Netting for poultry, farm and
It. C. Agents for
Buckeye, Jubilee, Reliable,
Prairie State and Electric
Incubators and Brooders.
814 C.unbic St.       Vancouver
C.V. Meggitt
Real Estate and Insurance
Excellent facllltlei lot .Riling your farmi
We have agouti at all Coaat and Prairie
Reliable Information rorardini! thli dlatrot
oheerfulljr furnished. We aolieit your inquiries.
Wood and
for Sale
Office at R.  t.  Petrie'g Store
Phone 64
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Liyery Barn
M. H. Barm, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Sa>t
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks,B.C.
F. Downey's cigar Store
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty"
P. A, Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yai.b Hotki., First Strkkt
Every Place Is
Next Door
The distance may be only a few miles
or it may be hundreds, but it is next door
if you use your long distance telephone.
The province, or the whole coast for
that matter, is your neighborhood, its
people your neighbors. Your telephone
links to them.
Special rates between 7 p.m. and 8 a.m.
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*
oilfiller CS, Gardner
Complete Home Furnishers THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
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Tennis, f til andiwimming In the
Canadian Paciflo Rockies are being
ipplemented now by ''Weekly
..'•Iking and Riding Tours." Among
tke thousands who visit the Canadian mountain resorts every summer are many who express a desire
to get back of the surrounding peaks
ana off the beaten tracks.
Mt. Assiniboine, knows as the
"Matterhorn of tho Rockies," is a
three days' pony trip from Banff.
ThiB Banff-Assiniboine trip has
bean selected foi tta wwldy touxa.
A large comfortable camp, located
on an admirable site, will be maintained at Banff Middle Springs.
Accommodations may be had at
thia camp without taking tho tour.
Other camps are located at convenient distances along the main
tour route which goes by way of
Spray Lakes.  .
Schedules will be elastic. Should
the scenery or trout fishing—which
is very fine—of a certain camp appeal to one,   there   is   nothing   to
"Vv^e_*-e apperites otxiicipiici iki diirrier gong
prevent a sojourn there as long a|
desire prompts, then joining an-
other party for the balance of the
Special side trips may bo ar*»
ranged to Kananaskis Lakes and
I'ass, Palliser Pass, Mt. Redskin,
Mt. Wbiteman, Marvel Lake, Lake
Gloria and other nr>ints of interest.
The return trin may be made by
way of Thi' \ *.".*•,• at the Hocks,
Golden VwWo . i lei 1 _._.;, Heafi
.Creek ami Uow Rivet,
..meX*Sa*\ 4 1
^Jews of the City
In the county court, Judge Brown
presiding, the case of Rex vs. John
HaocheroS was tried Monday evening. The prisoner, a Doukhobor boy
between fifteen and twenty years of
age, was accused of "rustling"
cattle from Mr. Glanville'e dairy
ranch. The defendant was acquitted, tbe judge ruling tbat tbe intent
to steal bad not heen proved. Mr.
Clay ion of Penticton appeared for
tbe ciown, and J. H. llyley for tbe
11. A. Brown has constructed an
inexpensive and efficient one poison
pvssengeJ bridge across the North
Fork at Volcanic He has stretched
a strong cable across the river, and
from this cable he has suspended a
a large bucket. . By means of ropes at
both ends of the cable ho pulls him
self across the stream in the bueket
at airplane speed.
Messrs. Glaspell, Mann,
McCallum, Markell and
Laws Are the Successful Candidates
in that town to put on some special
Mr. Davis, of Victoria, chief engineer of tbe department of lands,
had a conference with tbe irrigation
committee Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Gwendolyn Ommanney this
week sold ber ranch, located three
miles east of the city, to Col. Grieve
aad Capt. Barff, late arrivals from
England. The consideration bas
not been made public. Tbe deal
was made through tbe Weir agency.
W. 0. Mill r, divisional superintendent, District Freight Agent
Banford and Locomotive Foreman
Brown, of tbe C.P.R.. were in the
city on Wednesday, presumably in
connection witb the rumor started
last week tbat tbe C.P.R. tracks in
tbe smelter yard are to be taken up.
It is not likely that tbe tracks will
disturbed tomorrow.
Tbe election for trustees of tbe
Grand Forks Irrigation District
was beld today (Saturday), the successful candidates being H. A. Glaspell, Robert Mann, J, A. McCallum,
J. B. Markell and E. F. Laws. Tbe
candidates were Messrs. Glasspell,
Mann, McCallum, Markell, Laws,
Pennoyer and Morgan. Mr. Glaspell headed tbe poll witb over 90
votes, aud is therefore elected for
tbe three-year term. Messrs. Mann
and McCallum are elected for two
years, and Messrs Laws and Markell for one year.
The'Grand Forks Concrete company bas an 18-inch concrete pipe
on exhibition on Bridge street. If
tbe trustees adopt tbis style of pipe
for the irrigation system, tbe company will likely install machinery
for manufacturing it.
Mrs. P. B. Freeland iB visiting
her father, Edward Bayfield, in
E. S. H. Winn, chairman of Ahe
workmen's compensation board, was
a visitor in tbe Gateway city on
Roy McLeod bad tbe mtsfortune
to break an arm on Thursday wbile
cranking his car.
W. J. Galipeau, of tbe Grand
Forks Concrete company, came over
from Trail on Monday for a short
Tbe daily train service on tbe
Kettle Valley railway will be resumed on May 22, according to a
preliminary announcement from
tbe Penticton offices of the company early this week,
Tablets   without   "Bayer Cross"
are not Aspirin at all
L. A- Campbell, ot tbe West
Kootenay Power company, was a
visitor in the Gateway city on Wednesday.
For Sale—A small house in City
Park. Apply Geo. Armson, shoe
The workmen at tbe Granby
smelter in this city are still working,
although tbey expect each day to
complete tbeir labors.
Miss Barron is visiting friends in
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Davis, of Vancouver, arrived in tbe city this
Wanted, man to take a contract
to clear about four acres of land
Apply Al. Traunweiser, Yale hotel
Opportunity is two willing bands,
one alert brain, and one strong
SEALED TENDERS will be received by the
Disttiot   Forester,  Nelson, uol, later than
noon on the 2nd day ol May, 1921. for the
purchase of Lieenwe XlOtil. neur Eholt, to out
5.060 lineal feet of Poles, 1850 Hiiwn Ties and
110 cords Cordwood,
Three years will be allowed for removal of
Further pactlctilars ofthe Distrlot Forester,
Nelson, B. C.
Jeff Davis made a
wood on Tuesday.
trip to Green-
A number of membersof the K.
of P. lodge went up to Greenwood
Wednesday night to assist tbe lodge
Get genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"
in a "Bayer" package, plainly marked
with the safety "Bayer Cross.
The "Bayer Cross" Is your only way
of knowing that you are getting genuine
Aspirin, prescribed by physicians for
nineteen years and-proved safe by 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
MonoaceticacideBter of Salicylicacid.
Wbile 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/'
is thoroughly dependable. It is guaranteed to last for years of constant
service. Our assortment is varied
and complete. We can furnish an entire service of every requisite of a re*
fined table or single pieces which may
he added to later. You will find onr
prices very moderate considering th
quality of oar merchandise.
Expert Watch Repairing
JOHN" GRASSICK w^tm-h. ..-. i_^c
Cycling is easy when yon ride the high-grade Bicycles
I sell—the wheels that run smoothly year after year. Let
me explain to you my eaBy sale plan oh terms.
Firat-CIasa Repair Work done in Blacksmitbing, Brazing,
Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork, Etc.
Open Saturday Evening Till 10 o'Clock
SEALED TENDERS will be received br the
Distrlot Forester, Nelson, not later Than
noonou the 2nd day of May, 1921, for the
purchase of Licence X80-2,n ear Eholt, to
ont lOOOHewnTies and 10.) oords Cordwood.
One year will be allowed far removal of
Further particulars ol the District Forester,
Nelson, B. C.
Among the recent Interesting immigrants who have been coming to
Canada from Europe there arrived
a party of Finlanders, in care of
Lieut. T. C. Watton, F.R.G.S., F.R.
C.I,, of the Devonshire Regiment,
Imperial Army, who had previously
served as our Allies in the "Finnish
Legion," ln North Russia. These
Finlanders with many of their
compatriots had been driven out of
Finland into North Russia when the
Germans invaded their country. The
"Finnish Legion" was formed from
among these exiled Finns and rendered good service to the British
force. The Legion was commanded
by Lieut.-Col. R. B. J. Burton, O.B.E.,
of Toronto, formerly of the 8th Canadian (Winnipeg) Regiment. After
the Armistice most of the Legionaries were repatriated to Finland, but
some Legion Details, including several refugee Finnish women and
children, were left in charge of
Lieut. Wetton who was one of the
last to leave North Russia at the
Allies Evacuation of that country.
His chief Finnish officer under him
was Oskari Tokoi, previously the
first Prime Minister of Finland after
the Russian Revolution. Later
Lieut. Wetton was sent to Helsing-
fors, Finland, where the repatriation
of the Legionaries was being carried out. Having suggested strongly to the British War Office that
the remaining Legionaries who were
not repatriated to Finland should
be given an opportunity to set-,
tie in Canada, Lieut. Wetton wasi
placed in charge of these Finns on|
their arrival ln England last spring.
Arrangements were eventually made
for the Finns to come to Canada to
work in tha lumber camps, and
Lieut. Wetton brought them over
and took his party through to North
Temiskaming and got them satisfactorily placed at work in the bush.
As he predicted, these Finns who
rendered good work to the British
in North Russia, and underwent several months' military training and
discipline out there and are accustomed to work on the farm and in
the woods in their own country, are
now rapidly settling down well to
their new conditions, are giving
satisfaction In their work and give
promise of developing into good settlers. Some of them are hoping
later on to take up farming work.
Most of them are single men, strong,
hardy types of vigorous manhood,
inured to the extremes of climate
and accustomed to hard work, They
are a very good type of settler.
Some of them can speak very good
English, others in addition to their
native tongue can converse ln Russian and in Swedish, whilst one of
the men can speak fluently in Finnish, English, Russian, Swedish,
Norwegian and ls now learning
Lieut. Wetton has had a varied
career, having served twice as a
volunteer in the South African War,
and later writing two books on his
campaign experiences. Afterwards
immigrating to Cantda from the
"Old Country" he spent a few years
on the staff of the Manitoba Free
Press and as their special travelling
correspondent he contributed to that
paper maay articles dealing with'
the development of the growing
western towns. He also undertook'
some lecture and immigration pre*
paganda trips in the "Old Country.''.
While ln England on the last at
these trips at the outbreak of
war, he immediately joined tiie "2	
King Edward's Horse" (1st Caa}
adian Cavalry Brigade) as a troops,
er, and saw considerable active ser>
vice in France and Belgium. Twice
wounded and recommended for a
Commission, he was gazetted to the
Devonshire Regiment, and early in
1919 joined the "Finnish Lerion5' in
North Russia. Most of his time out
there he was on outpost duty with
his Finns, oftentimes alone with
them, and thereby learned their
language. There he met Miss Aim
Kauppmen of Rovanlemi, North Fin«
land, who had travelled hundreds of
miles alone to join her two brothers
in the Legion. On learning her history—she had been wounded and imprisoned In the cause of her country
—Lieut. Wetton saw that she was
well cared for. Friendship between
them grew apace and later matured
into love. After overcoming many
obstacles, Lieut. Wetton .subsequently succeeded in getting Miss
Kauppinen safely to England where
their thrilling romance was climaxed
by their marriage last June Mr.
Oskari Tekoi being the bridegroom's
best man, whilst the Finnish Legionaries formed a fitting "Guard of
Honor" at the church. After their
arrival in Canada Lieut, and Mrs.
Wetton stayed for a while in the
bush, officially connected With the
FifflM.  ,1A~ "   :t*^'i-*
I am revising my listings of houses FOR
you will sell or rent
let me know your price
Land, Houses and Insurance
Established 1910
Real Estate and Insurance
Resident Agent Grand Forks Townsite
U-..I     Company, limited
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.-GEO.  ARMSON
Farms     Orchards    pity Property
Agents at* Nelson, Calgary, Wlhnlpeg tnd
otber Prairie polnti. Vancouver Agent.:
Established In 1910. we are In a poitllon to
furnish reliable Information concerning thia
Write lor free literature.
40c per $100
SELLING—4-room house, 3 lots,
for |650| central.
The Fruit Lands Exchange
Barlee's Former Office
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a superior
grade of Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf styles.
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western money in
the West.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
The Sun
Job Department
rw^HE value oi welt-
•*■*■ 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
Visiting cards
Sh'    ing tags
Price lists
And commercial and
society printing of every
Let us quote you our
New Type
Latest Style!
Colombia Avenue and
Lake Street
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum prlo* et first-aiaae had
reduoed to It en aan; aeoond-oUas to
•LM aa act*.
b*r*-***tfjim bow
wm tana* only
Beoords wUl ba (natal covering <
T~*i Intnl. In pro-onpttoM •bottatooC
but pnitft**of not nor* tfcaa four mnjr
-■■muT ImprovsmsnU se tea
tmmltxx*.   ' """*"
•ve rmxro aod .
value o/tl-O per
> reepeotive
erm. m.w .pmxmvewmxwnxa, mm may, a**
TSKSi w'tbSut jlSSI: W
eeaeo mar b« lesusd. provided appU-
nt mai *» Improvements to extant of
" par annum and rsoords am eaeh
'. Fjllure to make faasivvsments
— .■•cord sams vill unarite aa for-
feltun. Tlttocannot be obtained In
Maa than _* years, and Mapnvemento
af blSM aee acre. Inotadliw t acraa
ataarod and cultivated, aad rasldanoa
af at laaat I yean ara remind.
Pre-emptor holding Cmn (rant
mar record another pre sanation, lf be
requires land In coiftinotloa with hla
farm, without actual ooeapatton, pro-
Tided statutory imprnnannH made
and rasidsnes mi.-i.ito.-l sa Crowa
■ranted land, «
Unsun-eyed anas, not (.needing M
 ■    i,  11, Bim.. kiolude
Hfl-M^l^lS^CSm laascusslbla
bjr af latins roads may be purchaeed
oondlUoneTupoo ooostreotton of a road
to them. Rabat* of one-half of oost of
road, not eaoeedbw half of nvohaea
prtoa, Is mads.
pna-at»***Tos*tym**mm   want*
flie eoaae
Include aOj
lag with Hi
tlms within *-.-,__ -,.__
fer'title undar^tMs'^CTji"eKten!!3
from for ons year fas* tis death of
•ash parson, as formerly, until one
year after the osecltsrion ef the m-»n<
h person, as formerly,  until one
r after the ecacluslon af the present
war.   This privilege Is a'	
He fees i
due or pi
sntptlons i
Taxes an ■- «. ,
Provision for retv
onied, due and beea l ——
4. KM. on aaoonnt of peymsnuTlese
or taxes on soldlen' era amp.*"***-
Interest sa agreements to
 __•_. w-. ^.MMnnii xm puinnaea
town or oKy lots held by saamhwi of
au».puROHAMRa or chown
PrOVlptMl        flM4*       fflOT       MNPapwiaj-S
Crown grant* to rab-purobiMra
Man mads
pants to
tends, an
a***, who t
purchsaars wko failed    to    oompleU
purchase, involving fssfr"-—
fljlmen. of conditions of --_-,
era do not ejaim.
whole of original par-
due and taxes may
"      over
*0        ttmm-..„m.
Whale  area.
made by Hay 1,     ^^^^^^^^^^
Grazing Act. Mil, for systenaMs
development of livestock Industry provides for Brail-is districts and range
administration under Commissioner.
Annual graslng permits Issued based
on numbers ranged: priority for established   owners.     Stock-owners   may
form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits
for settlers, campers sr traveluea, up
to ten bead.
. I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared .
to make harness to order
and do all Kinds of repair
work.. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
C. A. Crawford
New Telephone Office
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