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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist 1921-03-25

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a'--" ■**
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
THF *»2F71\r is the favorite news-
XUU OKJIA paper of the citizens
of tbe district. It is read by more
people in the city and valley tban any
other paper because it is fearless, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
Jackson AmendmcnntPro
hibiting Sale Except by
Government Vendor Is
Adopted in Committee
Victoria, March 24.—Jitney bars
must go. So decreed the British
Columbia legislature Wednesday
aftarnooo when the Jackson amend"
ment to prohibit tbe sale of beer of
any description except by government vendors' was passed with only
two presenting votes, those of H. G.
Perry, of  Fort  George, apd  Dr. K. |
GltAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   MARCH 25,^921
"Tell me what yoa Know li true
I caa gueee •• well as too."
againBt beer, contended Mr. Cleari-
hue, wbo said tbat the cause of
temperance would not be served,
but on the other hand within a year
the people would be demanding
total prohibition.
$1.00 PER YEAR
Canadians Usinj*
U. S. Railways Will
Have tp Pay Higher
Those buying tickets for eastern
points and using United States railway ljnes for part of the journey, as
in travelling to Toronto via St. Panl,
will have increased fares to pay.
This ruling went into effect last
Tuesday. Owing to the adverse
rates of exchange and ihe requirements ofthe United States railways
for settlement in United States
funks, the board of railway com
inissioners for Canada has authorized  ail   additional   charge   on tbe
C. MacDonald, of North  Okanagan.  8a)e on paS8Sge) sleeping and  parlor
;.   Capt, Ian'Mackenzie's  light'beer*
amend ment also bit   the dust*, only
twelve representatives supporting it
These included live ministers, Hon'
Messrs. Farris, King, Pattullo, Hart
and   S|gfcnv. an'd,*n  addition, Capt,
.Mackenzie, F. W. Andjrsoo-, J?r*. \V.
. &'_|Ritfeei'.and, Tboto'a».Upb'ill,."Ber.t
Keigin, H. G. Perry and Col. Lister.
Boiled down to simple terms, the
situation-': now   is that no beverage
-   containing  a   malted   intoxicating
content may be sold in any plane excepting   government   stores.    Beer,
: therefore,unless further amendments
provide otherwise, is. placed solely
under government control, and since
tbe government niay sell spirituous
and malt liquors of * any and all
kintfe,,thi contro> board taay decide
Upon the percentage of alcohol to be
permitted in- beer sold over liquor
s^pre counter*. .-;.'•'*,        ,   '
There are perhaps few, if any, of;
the members of the house Wbo do
not .anticipate, tbe bringing in of
further beer amendments Bur judging from the fate of   tbose   already
'. submitted, it would appear that be-
•'tore   the   government would intro-.
*;. duce an amendment^ covering   full-
I Btrength beer tbere would bavo to be
< a satisfactory expectation tbat it
ij would bave sufficient support from
' all over tbe house to put it through.
It is known that many members
would support such an amendment,
j among them some of tbe Conseva-
tives. The independents are divided,
'also   the   government    supporters.
II But while beer in tbe * aggregate re-
; ceived a trouncing Wednesday, still,
. beer of "full strength   and   whole-
I some,"   rose   iu  tbe estimation  of
many, aud until tbe legislature re-
". assembles after thu Easter holidays
' a persistent lobby will undoubtedly
■ In moving the adoption of his
•^amendment, Capt. Mackenzie said
■he had hoped that those of probibi-
tion tendencies in the house  would
' 'have supported his move, if ouly for
car tickets and rhe collection on
'J charges on baggage car traffic from
points io Canada to destination
in tbe United States ^^^^^^^^
. 'Tbe.priociple of the increase is
based on tbe amount of exchange
accruing iu proportion due to American lines by reason of the exchange,
There are exceptions to the increased
charge, these... being certain points
along the international boundary
line..... ;•; : .
Previously Canadian roads have
been- absorbing the losses which
were represented in the increased
amounts they had to pay tbe Amen
can roads on account of tbe exchange. The new ruling, in tbe
opinion of passenger officials, means
tbat. Canadians" w'ifT hereafter use
their own lines almost exclusivrly.
Formerly it bas been the custom
witb many local people when going
east to travel over sections of tbe
United Stales lines To do so now,
of course, they will have to pay an
increased fare.
Fruit Growers' Organization and Emergency
Fund Drive Next Week
jthe   sake   of temperance,  since he
I .contended   tbat the Carefully con-
;trollcd sale of .•"jjoed**   bet.r   would
, have a large-tendency tVkeep dowi>
•■'the increase in consumption of bard ,„_,, UUD „D0Jkj lur
fliquor.    He   declared   that   if   his local   committees,
amendment was defeated he intend
ed to support that of Mr. Jackson,
in   Order "td   abolish*forever   tbat
' ab^minfbje concoction, near-beer.:".,
Jpaiip^'^lprihoe, Liberal of*Vic«;
torn,'Bifidh« wes vice-president of
. a returiled Boldier organization, and
he knew the veterans were not unani
mous in favor of a  beer clause, al
tbougb tffae opposite to hiB cliiiui had
been Btated   by   various 'meniters.
':The veterans'-clubs * were spleri<Jit}
institutions, he said, and tliey played
and important part in the re estab
lishment of the returned-men. Still,.
he added, there were many who be
All fruit growers are interested io
the drive which ie being made for
the organization and emergency fund
of the British Columbia Fruit Growers' association. Any fruit grower
who' iB already a member of this
live association appreciates what has
been .accomplished in tbe past because of this working fund beld in
reserve ready to meet tbe unexpected, The growers'problems such as
tariff difficulties, provincial and
Dominion legislation, transportation
matters including rates, refrigerator
cars and otber details, have been
und may continue to be successfully
handled only tbrough maintaining
this organization and emergency
fund up to working strength. The
last week in March is to be known
as organization and emergency fund
week. The executive and directors
ofthe British Columbia Fruit Growers' assoc ation are arranging in
that one week, through the aid of
^^^ to   meet   eveiry
grower-io every.district, and- to pre
sent the case so that there may be
one hundred per cent agreement
froni the growers" to sUppoirt the
fund-, 'ifbe agreemeht calls for "only
one-fourth* cebt per'box on apples,
crab apples and pears; one-fourth
cent per crate on all berries,and one-
eighth cent per crate on all stone
fruits. This is a small sum from any
one grower, but gives a total amount
sufficient to meet almost any emergency. The money is spent to protect not just the association mem-
bets;-*'but all fruit growers alike.
Where all benefit, all  should  share
lieved that this rehabilitation  could  in   maintaining   tbe   fund   up   to
' best be brought about through   tbe | working strength.   The organization
abolition   of beer   in clubs*.    Men's j and emergency fund is the  lighting
wives would also  be found   to   be fund of tbe fruit grower.
Under the Dominion income tax
all unmarried persons wbose gross
incomes exceed 81000 snd all married persons whose gross incomes
exjeed 12000 are required to file returns.
In the case of (partnerships each
individual partner sbould file a return showing his sh re of the part
nersbip, together with any other in
oome he may be pessonally be in receipt of. Partnerships are not assessed as such—it is the individual
partner who pays the tax.
Incorporated   companies   Whose
gross incomes exceed $2000 are re
quired-to file returns.
The following returns are required
to be filed on or before the 31st of
March, and a penalty for failure to
file them by tbat date is $10 a day,
that is:
FoJm T3—Return of income tax
required trom trustees, executors,
administrators, etc.
Form T4—Return of employers
showing salaries, wages, commissions, fees, bonuses and*all other remuneration of directors, officials,
agents, etc., who receive $500 during the year or who are paid at a
rate equal toflOOO per annum.
Form T4B—Return of amounts
paid to operators of threshing and
tractor outfits.
Form T4C—Retvrn required from
all persons purchasing agricultural
products, railway ties, pulpwood,
lumber, fish, furs and other commodities direct from the producer.
Form Tu—Return of dividends
paid out by corporations during the
calendar year.
Form T5G—Return required from
persons paying interest on bonds,
notes, mortgages, loans, etc.
Form T5D—Return of interest,
dividends and rents received by
financial and] real estate agents,
brokers and other persons on behalf
of clients.
In addition to the above forms
which are required for supplying
information to the department, individual returns must be filed by
taxpayers upon which the tax is
Form Tl—This form is to be
completed by all individuals other
than farmers and rancher, that is,
persona receiving salary, wages;
persons in business, whether individually or in partnership, and retired persons.
Employees should obtain the exact amount of salary or wages earn'
ed during the calendar year 1920
from their employers in order that
the income reported by ihem may
agree with the amount reported to
the tax department (on Form T4)
by their employers.
Form T1A—Return of farmers
and ranchers only. Farmers aud
ranchers who dispose of their pro-
(QytiiiiivM on Paijc 4.)
Domion Auto Trail Association Paints Signs
Destriog to paint motorist signs
on certain lamp standards in tbis
city, the Dominion Auto Trail association of Calgary had a letter be
fore tbe civic fire and police committee today, says a recent dispatch
from Vancouver. Tbe concern is en-
id in marking highways, particularly the transprovincial and
federal highway, wbich will be
known as the "Red Trail," from
Winnipeg to the Pacific coast.
The ' Red Trail" is already blazed
from Winnipeg to Lethbridge and
from that point it ie proposed to
mark it via Nelson, Grand Forks,
J Osoyoos, Keremeos and Hedley" to
'Princeton. From Princeton to Hope
there is, of course, at present a gap
over which cars will have to be
shipped by railway. From Hope
the blazed trail will continue by the
way of Chilliwack, Abbotsford, etc.,
to Vancouver.
The fact that the Dominion Auto
Trail association sought for and secured a confract with the Princeton
board of trade for blazing the "Red
Trail" through that town is accepted
as a strong indication that the Hope
Princeton route will bo tho link se
lected for completing the transpro
vincial highway. The official maps
of the association show the "Red
Trail" following the Hope-Princeton
One of tbe main factors in the
price charged by tbe dealer ie tbat
the coal breaks so easily in transit.
A dealer buys lump coal at a lump
coal price, but when he gets it to
Vancouver about 40 per cent of his
lump coal has become pea, nut and
slack. Tbis lose must be made up in
tbe cost to tbe consumer.
Educating the consumer to use
slack coal, wbich ls quite satisfactory to use for domestic purposes, is
a solution he suggests.
Railway Board to
Consider Telephone
Rates in This Province
Ottawa, March 22.—Western
bearings of the railway commission
on the general investigation into
equalization of eastern and western
freight rates have been fixed as follows:
Vancouver, April 7; Victoria,
April 11; Calgary, April 18; Edmonton, April 20; Saskatoon, April
21; Regina, April 22; Brandon, April
23; Winnipeg, April 25.
At tbe Vancouver and Victoria
bearings the commission will also
consider the application of the British Columbia Telephone company
for increases in exchange rentals and
charges for service.
Value of Farm Production
for Last Fiscal Year
Show an Increase of $2,-
620,397 Over Previous
Twelve Months
Artisans Must Have
Cash toGet Into Canada
Keep Anyox Gamp
At Full Capacity
"Anyox has the proud distinction
of being the only copper camp in
the western hemisphere that is operating at anything like fuli capacity. We have 1130 men employed
there at present. This, in the present state of the copper market, is an
achievement of which we are proud,"
said C. C. Munro, generbl manager
of the Granby Consolidated Mining
and Smelting company in an interview in Vancouver on  Wednesday.
Wages hive been reduced at thej
northern plant in accordance witb
the sliding scale agreement entered
into last December. Wben the price
of copper goes above 14 cents wages
will atkouiatically rise. In spite of
the cut labor conditions were never
belter, he states. Living costs for
married families have dropped 25
per cent since December 1.
As to coal. Mr. Munro thinks that
the price in Vancouver is too high
for the quality of coal, but becanse
no immediate prospect of a drop.
With falling production costs which
are now slowly taking place, the
price will probably be down about a
dollar a ton at tbe pit mouth before
tbe year ends.
'We are not making 5 per cent on
onr investment and would be very
glad to rent our Cassidy plant to the
city or anyone else who will give us
a reasonable return," he said.
Ottawa, March 22.—An order in
counoil just passed by the Dominion
government extepds indefinitely the
provisions ot an order passed last
November, whereby immigrants of
the me.hanic, artisan or laborer
classes, whether skilled or unskilled,
are required to be in possession of
$250 on landing in Canada, in addin
tion to ticket to their destination.
This regulation does not apply to
farmers, farm laborers or household
workers, nor to the wives and children of persons legally resident in
Previously $50 in the winter
months and $25 in the spring and
summer and fall, in addition to a
ticket to destination, waB required.
The lack of opportunties for employment are responsible for the new
While KaBter greetings sending to
all our friends below, while we are
dollars spending, our good will thus
to show; Tbe merchants seem elated,
their last year's goods they've elated
"at cost"—that's how we're baited
as they rake in the dough.
Their efforts are quite legal, although tbeir price is higb, their
recompense is regal, which makes
us mourn and sigh; Tbeir graft we're
oot abusing, but yet it seems amus
ing, they tell us how they're losing
—oh, what an awful lie!
Those hardtiminsky creatures,
when Easter comes around, assume
tbeir Sunday features and join tbe
festive sound; 'Twould make things
seem more pleasant, if they'd donate
a present to each hard-working
peasant, 'mongstwhom thoir trade
is found.
I hope when this is printed they'll
hang it on a peg, when at this
rhyme they've squinted, they'll no
more "pull our leg"; Let's hope for
Easter greeting eacb poor guy will
be meeting a gift that needs some
beating, not just a bard-boiled egg.
D. E. Melrose.
It is reported that tbe miners for
merly employed by the Hedley
Gold Mining com pony, Hedley, have
offered to return to work at a 20 per
cent reduction in wages if the mine
is reopened.
British Columbia is not going to
the bow-wows in tbe matter of agriculture, judging from tbe annual
report of Hon. E. D. Barrow, minister of agriculture.which was tabled
in the house last week. While certain main features, especially in tha
matter of imports from otber prov*
ine es and foreign points, are not BO
satisfactory, the year's work among
the farmers of the province can generally be set down as having been
an advance over tbe previous year.
Just what 1920-1921 will show,
remembering the disastrous experience of Fraser valley farmers last
fall, due to bad weather conditions,
and tbe present collapse of the potato market, remains to be seen.
Agricultural production for the
year ending March 31, 1920, is
shown in value as 168,004,958, as
against $65,384,556 for the yeu
1919, being an increase of $2,620,-
Imports of similar commodities
from otber provinces sre valued at
$8,920,356, and from foreign points
$1,285,964, or an increase in imports of $1,827,677 over the pie-
vious year.
Live stock statistics show 914,-
014,873 as the vaiue of domestic
animals coming under the heading,
an increase of $1,577,363. Dairy
products showed an increase, with
the exception of fresh milk consumed, a decrease of 562,067 gallons
being noted in this respeet. It is
peobablo that the propaganda cam«
paign waged on the lower Mainland
during 1920 will offset this figure
for 1921.
Tbe report showed a decrease ol
61 per cent of the fruit crop, or a
shrinkage of 44 percent in the value
of crop.
Vegetable and fodder crops show
an increase, while grain took a drop
of 487,324 bushels and a shrinkage
in value of $1,001,954. Whether
due to tbe heavier consumption of
I near beer or not, bops show ao in-
'crease of 100 per eent, both in
quantity and value.
Potatoes did well io 1919, 35 cars
being inspected for export to the
ptairiesand 185 for the Vancouver
market. Besides tbese, 107 cars
went into home consumption. During tbe first half of tbe year, potatoes
were exported to the United States
to the value of $790,880, while in
tbe last six months, 9626, valued at
$433,170, were imported.
Tbe dairy cattle industry is in a
very healthy condition, breeders
showing a desire to use pure bred
sires. Mention is made of the annual Ilolstein sale held in New
Westminster on December 10, when
a fine lot of animals were sold at
auction. Hog raising did not receive
the attention formerly given it, this
being largely due to the cost of
grain and mill feeds. An outbreak
of cholera in the Okanagan was
brought under control. Sbeep raising
suffered some reverse, owing to the
condition of the wool market.
Creameries were established by tbe
government at Vanderboof and
Quesnel, wbile cow-testing work has
been carried on witb satisfactory
results in ridding herds of unprofitable animals.
Tbe horticultural branch has been
conducting educational work in
orchard cultivation, packing and
pruning schools, and pest control.
Thc poultry industry showed
gains, the department's venture
with an egg-lay ing contest having
mst with success. v
2fe (&tmxb 3mkx §«tt
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)   1.50
Addresr • " —-■»-■--cations to
The Grand Forks Sun,
Phonk 101R Grand Forks, B. C.
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 1921
Mrs. Mary Ellen Smith, M.P.P., this week
took the oath of office as president of the
council without portfolio. She is the first
woman cabinet minister in Canada, and she
highly deserves the honor conferred on her.
Money invested in knowledge pays the best
determine the justice or injustice of wages and
conditions. The plan is to be administered in
the individual plants by joint committees,
nine from the employees and nine from the
owners and managers. At this distance the
plan seems sane and reasonable. The labor
radicals of Italy will not like it, but they are
hardly numerous enough to prevent labor as
a whole from approving it.
Tell a man in January that the sun is ninety
six million miles away from the earth and he'll
believe you. Tell him the same thing in July
aud he'll you a wall-eyed liar.
The elusive beer clause in the Moderation
bill seems to have been given its final quietns
in the house.   This is perfectly proper.   The
people of the province last October voted for
goveanment control, and they want govern -
ment of the liquor traffic.   If beer of standard
strength is allowed to be sold in hotels and
clubs the traffic will pass beyond the control of
the government, because the beer joints will
find a way to carry on a bootlegging business
in the hard stuff.   If all liquor, malt and spirituous, is handled by the government the people   will   know   where   to   place the blame
if  tfee law is   not  properly enforced.   And
they intend to place this blame where it be
longs.,At present they want the government
to pask a workable control law, and later to
enforce it.   The result of the next general
provincial election will depend to a great ex
tent on how this work is carried out. The farce
that has obtained under the present prohibi
tion act will not be permitted to continue un
der the new law.
Doubling and even trebling the ordinary
span of life is not a wholly fantastic hope.
Science has succeeded in extending the life of
the ordinary fruit fly to nine hundred times its
natural length, and when anyone considers
that the turtle may live to be two hundred
years old, and that some of tbe California
sequoias antedste the Christian era, theremay
indeed be ground for believeing that "youth is
a physical state and not a function bf time."
You imagine that fortune tellers cnn tell
your future. But if you thought that they
knew your past you wouldn't go near them,
would you?
Give Sick,  Bilious Child
"California Fig Syrup"
"California Syrup of Figs" is tbe
best "laxative physic" to give to a
sick, feverish child who is bilious or
constipated. Directions for babies and
children on bottle. The- love its fruity
taste. Beware! Say '"California" or
you may not get the genuine recommended by physicians for over thirty
years. Don't risk injuring your child's
tender stomach, liver and Dowels by accepting an imitation fig syrup, Insist
upon "California."
Rich widows are the most desirable second hand articles nn tbe
A bachelor saya a woman's ("phTf*
iB that she will not find a  hiMhand
A political pull is tbe only  thing
bat keep-: some m..n ou! of jail
the benefits accrued fromits 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 weak-
nessand furnish you with
the glasses that will bring
back your sight. Satisfactory moderately priced
Tbose wishing neat sign painting
to ornament tbeir business places
should call on W. P. O'Connor, a
returned soldier.
Job Printing at Tbe Sun oflice at
practically tbe same prices as before
tbe big war.
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Wood and
(or Sale
Jeweller and Optician
Bridge Street Orand Forks
Office  at  R.  F.   Petrle's Store
Phone 64
If you are fixing to go to Cuba for a mo nth
for rest, arrange your affairs so you can rest
for another month after you get back home.
The water in the North Fork has been
raised thirty feet above the level of the river
bed by the smelter dam. Every rancher in the
valley who has a well on his place will know
whether this elevation is above or below his
land.    Personally we believe   that at least
three units of the proposed irrigation system
could be supplied with water from this source.
This would make the enterprise an up-to-date
and permauent improvement, aud the farmers
would have something besides worn-out machinery after they get through paying for it.
The system is going to cost enough no matter
in what manner it is constructed, and why it
should not be built so as to entail the least
possible expense for upkeep, and to make it
an improvement that will endure for all time
to come,  passes our comprehension.     The
smelter dam and the land it floods could prob
bably be purchased for one-half of what a pre
liminary survey would cost.  Even if the dam
had to be raise a few feet higher and a litrle
more land  flooded it would be worth the
price in order to get a gravity system for as
large an area of the valley as possible.    All
irrigations projects are gravity systems where
ever it is possible to install them. As long as
the dam remains the property of the Granby
company there is always the danger of the
land  being drained  and disposed of to the
When President Obregon suspended a number of oil concessions made by tho administrations of Carranza.and De la Huerta, because they conflicted with concessions made
according to law by earlier governments of
Mexico, he showed a dispos tion to be abso
lutely fair to the foreign interests that have
built up the oil industry in Mexico. It also
appears that he is inclined to interpret that
troublesome Article 27 of the Mexican constitution so as to deprive it of retroactive force.
That will remove the chief source of misun-
dejstanding between the Mexican government
and the British and American companies that
are established in Mexico. There is plenty o f
evidence to show that president Obregon 's
earnestly desirous of restoring domestic peace
and international credit to Mexico; we wonder whether he will be as active in promoting
administrative reform and popular education-
Those are two of the steps most necessary to
raise Mexico to its proper place in the world.
A 35-ccnt bottle of "Danderinc'" will
not only rid your scalp of destructive
dandruff and stop falling hair, but immediately your hair seems twice as
abundant and so wondrous glossy. Let
"Dandcrine" save your hair. Hare lots
of long, heavy hair, radiant with life
and beauty.
C.V. Meggitt
Real Estate and Insurance
Alfalfa hay for sale. Apply
Robert Lawson.
The idiot who doesn't known anything isn't
half as tiresome as tne idiot who knows it all.
A lot of foolish people worry about death.
Just as though death was going to get absent-
minded and forget all about them!
The plan for the control of industry by labor reported by the Italian government is by
no means so radical a thing as some of the
earlier reports led us to expect. It does not in
any way affect the ownership or the direct
management of the factories. It does aim at
giving the workers a better chance to inform
themselves concerning the conduct and the
profits of the business, at offering them opportunities to improve their social and economic status and to get some useful technical
instruction. "Control," as Signor Giolitti puts
it, means checking up the facts, in order  to
The supply of electrical energy   to   the
smaller villages and to farmers has recently
been commanding special study.   Such questions as adequate charges and other details
relating to the construction and upkeep of the
special transmission lines necessary, have been
given closer study with very satisfactory results.   In most cases it has been found that
to supply only one or two consumers, relatively long lines and individual transformers
are required. In urban centres, these are made
to  supply hundreds of householders.   This
difficulty has been overcome in various ways,
sucb as the farmer paying for the portion of
line used for himself alone only, or paying a
special fixed charge covering the cost of same.
Where waterpowers are abundant, rapid progress along the above lines is to be noted, but
extensions could also be provided on systems
supplied from large steam power plants.   The
greater portion of the prosperons farming com
munities of the prairie provinces requires to
be supplied with electric energy derived from
large steam power plants, and rural  lines
there would prove a great boon, both for convenience and increased production.   The experience of a steam plant in England may be
cited in this connection.   The plant hm\ never
been   successful until its activities were ex
qended to rural distribution.   This greatly in
creased its output, the plant was placed on a
sound basis, and its lines now cover a radius
of from twelve to fifteen miiesinall directions.
The load is reported to be steadily increasing
for lighting, appliances and small motors for
farm use. It is interesting to note that under
somewhat unfavorable circumstances electrical service has been extended to cover a large
farming community and that the enterprise
has succeeded.
Peerless fees are very low for
the dependable, high-standard
quality, just about half that
charged by the one chair dentist.
protects yon at all times.
Ask for Dr. Cohen. lam always
here to serve you.
Nature Expression 22k. Bridfto-
Nature Expression Platea.
Canadian Bonds snd Canadian
Money Accepted at Full Value
"Spokane's Painless Office"
Excellent facilities fot nelling your farms
Wc have ige-iti at all and Prairie
Sellable Inform., tion regardi'iR thli dial
cheerfully fuml-hed.
Modern JIL's and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
ML -H. Burns, Prop,
Phone 68 Second Street
■cuanlliii! Mill cltat». I
We  solicit  vonr  lit
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks,B.C.
F. Downey's Cigar Store
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Talk Hotel, First Street
Rooms 205-6-7-8-9-10-11-12,
2od Floor, JamioHon Bldg.,
Over Owl Drug
Wall and Riverside
It keeps the average* man so busy tryi ng to
cover up his past that he hasn't much time to
boast of the future.
SelectyourjPoultry Supplies
from the largest and most
complete stock in B. C.
Everything for the Poultry man.
Wire, Fencing and Netting for poultry, farm and
B. C. Agents for
Buckeye, Jubilee, Reliable,
Prairie State and Electric
Incubators and Brooders.
844 Cambie St.       Vancouver
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"
cTWiller Cb% Gardner
Complete Home Furnishers _-
THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. 0.
When the French geologist Deodat
de Dolomien at the end of the 18th
Century travelled through the Southern Alps, discovering there a mineral compoied of lime and magnesia,
which was later named Dolomia or
Dolomite in honor of the discoverer,
he did not dream that his name
would for ever be associated with
those strange Italian mountains.
Grohmann, one of the few who,
fifty years ago, began to explore
their summits, prophesied that a
time would come when no part of
the Alps would be so much frequented as this. The Dolomites are
those marvels of stone which tower
skyward flooded with light and color
and glorified by the poetry of
strange and most ancient legends.
The Dolomites give the Italian
Alps an advantage over those of
Switzerland, because very tall peaks,
white glistening masses of st w and
glaciers with azure blue crevices are
seen everywhere. The Dolomites,
however, are found only and ex
clusively within the new boundaries
of Italy. To the experienced alpinist
this name is the richest for view3
and reminiscences.
The two centres of tourism in the
Dolomites are Bolzano and Cortina
d'Ampezzo, the one a city of 25,000
inhabitants, renowned for its excellent hotels,' chief town of a large
district, the upper Adige, which
forms a part of Tridentine Venetia
and can be reached by through-train
from Rome in eighteen hours. The
other a charming Alpine borough,
situated 1219 meters above sea level,
in the midst of a splendid Dolomitic
amphitheatre. Bolzano and Cortina
are connected by the so-called
"Trans Dolomitica, a highway for
automobiles, 112 kilometers long.
This highway is the main artery of
tourism in the Dolomites. But there
is a very important branch which
runs from Ora, by way of Predezzo
and the Val di Fassa and rejoins the
more frequented upper artery. As
It touches the most hidden and remarkable parts of the Dolomites.
this great highway—comparable to
the smiling Ligurian Riviera or the
Sorrento-Amalfi, but grander than
* these two — is a marvellous work
of our civilization. Above ravines
and water-falls, over bridges and
through tunnels, now through gloomy
mountain defiles, now through sunny
r>astures, covered with russet rhododendrons, opening to the traveller infinite horizons towards the South as
Ur as the Alpine foothills nf the
Padua!*, el***.'"! anrl towards the NoTth,
as far as tbe glaciers of the great
watershed — bow suspended over
rocky falls, now crossing the debris
of mountain slides, through shady
woods and lovely little valleys—the
Trans-Dolomitica winds along safe
and broad, as if it were an integral
part of the landscape.
Of course the war, which for two
years and a half raged in the Dolomites, won for Italy by the Italian
"Alpini," has caused great damage
But, already in the summer of 1920
all the hotels were re-opened and al!
communications were in perfect order. The State Railways, in agreement with an automobile transport
company provided, in 1919, for a
new, accurate and convenient service
of elegant automobiles on all the
lines of the Dolomites. This year,
1921, the hotels and transport service will be perfected so as to place
at the disposal of travellers the very
best modern accommodations.
Arrived in Bolzano, we betake
ourselves to the "Strassermauer,''
a large wall for the protection
against the torrent Talfer, and above
is  the ploin  rich  in vineyards  and
Dolomites, an important alpine station. Beyond Canazei the road begins to ascend towards the mountain
pass of the Pordoi. When we havo
reached the Pordoi Pass which, with
an altitude of 2250 metres above
the sea, is the highest pass in too
Dolomites fit for vehicles, we see in
the East the mountains of Badia,
Livinallongo and Ampezzo, with an
endless chain of peaks and spirelika
rocks. We are now close upon the
zone devastated by the War. And in
the centre of this zone, belonging exclusively to history, there rises •
glorious monument to the Italian
Army, the dark Ridge of I.ana,
"drenched with bljod, the scene of
great bravery, lacerated in its innermost bowels, pierced by tunnels
and covered with a network of vegetation." The almost level road continues up a steep declivity, passing
through Pieve of Livinnllongo,
Salesei and Andraz. All round we
see towering dolomltic peaks, black
volcanoes, glistening glaciers and,
through a gigantic cleft, we look
down Into the very deep Valley Ah
tto'MUreoTa^wUb'diTni7^dirJlaKlw>   , A"<?   *«*>   towards   the
South, thc Civetta, the Queen of this
entire   panorama,   rises   before    us
Towards the Kast we see the jagged
chain of the Dolomites, in the morning azure colored, at noon whitish-
yellow like ivory and in the evening inclining to purple, almost as if
its peaks were on fire. The group
visible from this side of Bolzano is
called "Rosengartin" or, disparagingly "Catinaccio" (large basin).
Behind this extends the Valley of
Twenty-eight kilometers from Bolzano we come to Hotel Knrersee, B
first class alpine station, map:
nificently situated in the midst of
the colossal Dolomites of the Rosen
garten and the Latemar. In the
west glisten the snows of the Ortlcr,
3902 meters high. In the neighbor
hood is a very beautiful lake, celebrated for thc splendid color of its
Tho volcanoes of Fiemmo, Fassa
and Livuialfbngo were active in the
Triossic period, then became extinct, closed their craters and collapsed. But even to-day, in the
midst of the white dolomia, traces of
them are seen.
Let us descend to the bottom of
the Valley of Fassa, a territory
which keeps pure the spoken Latin
Ladlna, all surrounded by huge
dolomltic, tower-like ro?ks.
We cross the level of Gne=. above
which, the Vernel rises skyward with
an Incomparable gesture, and arrive
at Canazei,  the Chnniojnix  of  the
3220' meters high, one of the most
superb of the Dolomites, crowned
with sharp crests and embattled
towers. Gilbert nnd Churchill describe it thus:
We advance into tho Valley of
Andraz and pass through the Loccia,
suddenly arrive at the third opening
which separates Bolzano from Cortina d'Ampezzo, the pass of Fal-
znrcgo with an altitude of 2107
meters. Here is a view of the vast
battle fields, whipped and furrowed
by millions of shells.-Everywhere
are dugouts, a very intricate network of passages and enormous
mine craters which disfigure the profiles and change the appearance of
things. Here is the Oastelletto onco
a summit now a bean of stones, because it was blown up by a handful
of Italian soldier;: with thirty-seven
tons of nitrogelal' .
Cortina lies in tl *rntro of a vast
magnficent emert ' ' colored basin,
surrounded by thirty little groups of
houses and is one of the resorts in
the alpine region most frequented
hv foreign tourists.
' Next the picturesque Lake of
I.andro, on whose tranquil surface
are mirrored tho huge ice towers of
Monte Cristallo, and then our arrival nt Toblarh nnd we have passed
Oolomitic region from
one side to ihe other. . - ■ J_, ■', — . .  '.
. tarn   ■ — Ma
News of the City
At the general meeting of
the Liberal association on
Monday evening a resolution
strongly urging the provincial
government to appropriate
sufficient funds to complete
the four units of the Grand
Forks irrigation system this
year was unanimously adopted. A great deal of routine
business was also transacted.
"Cascarets" If
Sick or Bilious
The irrigation committee
revised the letters patent of
the Grand Forks improvement
district on Monday and returned them to Victoria. Itis
expected that they will be approved by the lieutenant
governor in council in a few
W. B. Cochrane, of Vancouver, arrived in the city
yesterday. He will remain
here until the insurance on
on his residence, which was
damaged by fireSunday night,
is adjusted.
Tonight sure I Let a pleasant, harmless Oascaxet work while you sleep and
have vour liver active, head clear,
stomach sweet and bowels moving
regular by morning. No griping or inconvenience. 10, 25 or 80 cent boxes.
Children lore this candy cathartic too.
Tenders are invited, and will be
received by tbe undersigned, up until April 5th, 1921, for tbe moving
ol tne old Presbyterian Cbureb from
ite present site to a position on lots
numbered 18 and 19, block 21, plan
No. 23, of tbe City of Grand Forks.
Further particulars can be obtained
from Rev. Hillie Wright.
Rev. W. P. Bunt.
Rock Candy mine closed
down this week owing to the
adverse metal market. It is
stated that the shut-down is
only for a month.
If you are interested in Shade
Trees, Evergreens, Flowering Shrubs,
etc., write for price list. We are selling out. Dominion Nursery Company, 155 48th Ave. W., Vancouver,
m*******% *% •*- *   *■■**-■*•  •mm*\-aa *\*mmmms*x ■**■ .**-^.**.-**-**-a*. *. J- -■.«_.■. A. M*a%a%a*-*mm-m-* -*--*■ 4AAA__Uii___i JaeUetrti
$50 to $5,000
—No better life investment available
—No better security obtainable
—Cannot be seized or levied upon for any cause
—WUl be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed
—Not affected by trade depression
—Free from Dominion Income Tax
—No medical examination required
Anyone over the age of S years resident or domiciled in Canada
may purchase.
Any two persons may purchase jointly.
Employers may purchase for their employees—school boards for
their teachers—congregations for their ministers.
Apply to your pottmagtcr; or write, pottage free, to 8. T. B-titedo, Super-
t intendent of Annuities, Ottawa, for new booklet and other information desired.
Y.^    State sex and age laat birthday.
P. B. Freeland, resident mining
euginer, this week purchased L, G.
Fowler's handsome residence on Observation avenue, and the Merchant
property on Sixth street was disposed of to P. A. Petersen. Both
sales were arranged through the real
estate office of S. T.Hull.
Frank Cook and
will shortly move
to   the
The Great Northern railway has discontinued buying
ties at Midway,and tiemakers
along the railway in that
vicinity are hauling their ties
to that town and selling them
to the C.P.R.
F. M. Kerby, of this city,
is doing some surveying for
the Midway ranch.
The Midway ranch at Mid
way has received a carload of
wooden pipe   for   irrigation
Dan Rice, of Vancouver, spent a
few days in the city tbis week. Mr.
Rice was a merchant in Grand Forks
twenty years ago.
A Great Northern engine which
had learned to imitate the fire alarm
siren got everybody in the city out
of bed early Wednesday morning
by making them believe that a big
conflagration was raging.
W. B. Cochrane's house, which
has been occupied by Mr. Brooks
and family, was badly damaged by
fire on Sunday night.
Information   Re Income
(Cbnttn-ued from Page 1.)
(\uce through associations, etc.,
should obtain particulate of tbe
amount reported by the association
to the tax department (Form T4C)
as having been purchased during
the calendar year 1920.
No}e—Returns must be filed for
the calendary year in all cases, not
the period over whicb the crop waB
Form T2—Return of corporations
and joint siock companies.
These reeurns are to be filed on or
before the 30th of April, and every
person who Sails to make a return
within the time prescribed will be
subject to a penalty of 25 per cent
of the tax.
Under tbe 1920 amendment to
the act penalties aie imposed for
underestimating correct incomes.
This amendment will be strictly enforced, and persjns not reporting all
their income will be liable to penalties as stated, These penalties will
be added to the assessment and collected in the same manner as tbe
taxis collected.
for man or woman, boy or girl,
is a watch—a good watch—a
real time keeper. No more welcome or more useful article
than a wrist-watch. Before
buying see our large and varied
line of watches for both men
and women. Open face and hunt
ing case, gold and silver. Be
on time.
Watchmaker uitd Jeweller
Only Tablets with "Bayer Crots"
are Aspirin—No others I
"Pape's Diapepsin" hae proven itself
the surest relief for Indigestion, Gases,
Flatulence, Heartburn, Sourness, Fermentation or Stomach Distress cauaed
by acidity. A few tablets give almost
immediate Si-mach relief and shortly
the stomach ia corrected so yo« can eat
favorite foods without fear. Large case
costs only few cents at drug store.
Millions helped annually.
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. LawB* ranch*
March 18—Friday  46
19—Saturday... . 42
20- Sundiy  46
21—Monday......   46
22—Tuesday.  45
23—Wednesday .. 47
24- Thursday  52
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Inches
Rainfall 54
Mr. Beaver—Dam and Empire Builder
Anyone who first gazes on the
shield of tho Canadian Pacific Railway is struck with the fla*-* tailed
little animal  sitting   in   tl       .'  -e-
■jround.    This is no  less t   jlr.
Beaver, the chap who started out to
build a dam and built up the Dominion of Canada in addition for good
Columbus did not seek pelts when
he discovered America. Others enme
to find China, bat when Cathay did
aot prove to be around Lie corner
■nd   the   Irnmioia   signed   the   bap
tismal certificate with the end of his
tomahawk the St. Lawrence would
probably have been abandoned but
/or its upper reaches v/hich yammered and screeched with beavers. The
French founded Montreal with bell,
book and beavor skin—the original
name of thc city was Hocheiaga.
which means "Beaver Meadow."
B'rer Beaver even became the medium of exchange, even as tobacco
in the early days of Virginia, and no
tr..lian could buy the coveted gun or
the necklace his Minnehaha longed
ior without the precious pelts.
Canada received its start aa the
land of furs and particularly beaver.
Civilization followed the trapper and
trader, and as the fur trade worked
ever northward, the white man went
with it, developed new territory and
established new outposts in the conquest of the wilderness,     f
Mr. Beaver is still an important
personage. Within the last year a
company was organized in Montreal
with a capital of $5,000,000 to conduct fur auctions and Canada ii
becoming a great fur market as well
as the world's great fur producer—
and beaver is still tha staple of tip
fur trade.
Cycling is easy when you ride the high-grade Bicycles
I sell—the wheels that run smoothly year after year. Let
me explain to you my easy sale plan on terms.
First-Class Repair Work done in Blacksmithing, Brazing,
Aluminum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork, Etc.
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock
If you don't see the "Bayer Cross1
on the tablets, refuse them—they are
not Aspirin at all.
Insist on genuine "Bayer Tablets of
Aspirin" plainly stamped with the safety
"Bayer Cross —Aspirin prescribed by
physicianB for nineteea years and proved
safe by millions for Headache, Toothache, Earache, Rheumatism, Lumbago,
Colds,   Neuritis,   and   Pain   generally.
Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets—also
larger "Bayer" packages. Made in
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 tho
public against imitations, the Tablets of
Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped
with their general trade mark, the
"Bayer Cross?2
ders for City Team Work" will be
received by tbe undersigned up till
March 28th, 5 p.m., for team and
driver, at so much per day for day or
half day work, and at so much per
hour for less than a half day, and at
so much per hour for street sprinkling,
and at so much per hour for one horse
and driver when required. The person
securing the contract will be required
to keep a suitable toam in the Fire
Hall stable overy night from 6 p.m,
till 7 a.m. and all day on Sundays
The regular fee of $5.00 will be al
lowed for all fire calls. The lowest
or aay tender not necessarily accepted
For furthtr information apply to
Chairman McDonald.
City Clerk.
Dated Grand Forks, B. C,
March 17th, 1921.
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
I am rivsing my listings oi houses FOR
you will sell or rent
let me know your price
Land, Houses and Insurance
Established 1910
RealEstate and Insurance
Keildtmt Agent Grnnd Forka Townsite
nldtmt Ap
u. I     Oc
binpany, Limited
Farms     Orchards     City Property
Agents at' Nelson, Calgary. Wihnlpcg and
other Pralrio poiuts. Vancouver Agents:
Established In 1010. we are ln a position to
furnish reliable information eouoerniug this
Write Ior tree literature.
40c per $100
SELLING—4-room  house, 3  lots,
for $650; central.
The Fruit Lands Exchange
Bailee's Former Olliee
npHE value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Bail 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]
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.   ARMSON
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum price of first-class Und
reduced to $5 an acre; second-class to
$3.60 an acre.
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
and which Is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
arrange   for    adjacent    —
with Joint residence,
^^^^^^^^^^ but each making
necessary Improvements on respective
claims. v
Pre-emptors must occupy claims for
Ave years and make Improvements to
value of flO per acre, Including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acre*,
beiore receiving Crown Grant.
Where pro-emptor in occupation not
less than 8 years, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because of Ill-health, or other cause, bo
granted intermediate certificate of Improvement and transfer his claim.
Keci.lM without permanent rest-
dance may bo issued, provided applicant mv.'. os Improvements to extent of
$M0 per -Milium and records same each
year, t'ailure to make improvements
or record snme will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in
less than 6 years, and improvements
of 110.00 per acre. Including i acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 years are required,
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, if he
requires hind In conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made
and residence maintained on Crown
granted land. %•
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 10
acres, may be leased as homesltes;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
For graslng and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding (40 acres may be
leased by one person or company.
Mill, factory or Industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding 40 acrea
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment of stumpage.
Natural hay meadows Inaccessible
by existing roads may be purchased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of
road, not exceeding half of purchase
price. Is made.
The scope of thia Act It, enlarged ta
Include all parsons joining and serving with Bb Majesty's Forces. The
time within which the bain or devisee*
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under tills Act is extended
from for one year from the death of
such person, as formerly, until one
year after tho conclusion of the present
war. This privilege Is also made retroactive.
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable by soldiers on
emptlons recorded after June 28
axus nro remitted for five years.
Pruvlslon for return of moneys accrued, duo and been paid since August
4. 1911, on account of payments, fees
or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.
Interest on agreements to purchase
town or city lots hold by members of
Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired
direct or indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 31, 1020.
Provision   msde   for   Issuance   of
Crown  grants  to  sub-purchasers    of
Crown  Lands,  acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed    to    complete
grants  to  sub-purchasers
Lands,  acquiring rights fi
aers who failed    to    complete
Rurchase, involving forfeiture, on ful-
llment of conditions of purohase, ln-
terest and taxes.
ers do not claim «■
eel, purchase price duo and toes mai
he    f_lHtHhii__..l     ...... . i V~_r„    ******
■ely   over
must  be
ii:.,.-,. uuu nixes.   Where Hub-purchasers do not claim whole of original Dar-
eel, DUrchase nrtcn ..„_> ______ £.™ var
whole   area.      Applications"
made by May 1, 1020.
Grazing Act, 1919, for systematic
development of livestock industry dto-
vldes for graslng districts and ramre
administration under Commoner
Annual grazing permits Issued based
on numbers ranged: priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management.   Free, or partially free, permits
for Bottlers, campers
to ton head.
or travellers, up
I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order k
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
C. A. Crawford
Near Telephone Office


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