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Le«W.Hw 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 eity.
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Kettle Valley Orchardist
THF SUllNf 's tl'V-fsvorite &ews-
X IMLi JJ-Ui-l  paper of the citing
of the district. It is read by more
people in the city and valley than any
other paper because it is fearless, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
"Tell me what you Know is true:
I can guess as well ss you."
$1.00 PER YEAR
Next Opening of House
Will ProbablyTake Place
Nov. 2, With Christmas
Seeing the End
Special Ctmwppadcttce of TJte Sun,
Victoria, Sept 7.—More than'
ever determined to construct the
Pacific Qreat Eastern through to
Prince Oeorge, bb the result of opinions obtained )hroui*;h tbe recent ex
cursion from Squamish to the end
of steel at Cottonwood river, Premier
Oliver and Hon. Jobn Hart, minister of finance, are busy seeking ways
and means to finance tbe undertaking. Only sixty three miles separate
the Bteelbead and tbe city of Prince
George and 3000 tons of steel are
now on h nd at tbe latter point.
The premier hopes to lay at least
twenty males of this before winter,
with tbe line to be completed early
next summer.
What may happen  the northern
•*. stretch of the road from Squamtoh
to Lillooet remains in doubt.   Many
of the excursionists wbo made the
trip expressed opinions that this section might well be abandoned as s
railway sod the route used as the
transprovincial     highway.      Tbis
would necessitate the construction
* of the* Ashcroft Clinton cut off, with
. direct connection being made wilh
the Canadian National and Canadian   Pacilic lines.   Certain it is, the
road will be completed as rapidly as
possible to Prince George.
The honor system among boys in
the provincial industrial school has
worked out wonderfully well, stated
Hon. Dr. MacLeon, provincial secretary, in discussing the work of that
institution as superintended by
David Brankin. During tbe recent
camping trip provided for tbe boys
all were placed on tbeir bonor, and
while tbere was every opportunity
to misbtbave'ajid even'escape from
the rales of the sbool( not one boy
had a black mark chalked up
against him. Tbe boys will soon be
eetah'iehed in tbe new school at Ka-
sondale, where every facility is being provided for making good citizens.
Plaos for tbe coining full session
of the provincial legislature are being speeded up by Premier Oliver
and tbe minister of tbe cabinet. It
is expected tbat the opening will
tske place on Tuesday, November 2,
witb Christmas seeing tbe eud of
the sittings. The next will be known
as the "taxation session," since tbe
ohief irein ou tho agenda will be
municipal taxation. Amendments
to the liquor act are being prepared,
and it is likely tbat a reduction will
be made in tne uric; of goods sold
at the government stores.
Work on the* big Sumas reclamation pioject is proceeding satisfac
tot-fly, states Hon. E. D. Barrow,
minister of agriculture. Another
advance of $100,000 was made re
cehtly by the government, and now
all tbe dredging machines are working at capacity, with thore being
every prospect oi blocking the
water of the Fraser next summer.
This will mean tbe reclamation of
some 30,000 acres of tbe finest lands
in the province, witb the lands benefited bearing the cost of tbe undertaking..
Another link in tbe transprovin
oial highway may be constructed
shrtly, as the result of negotiations
between the government and the
citizens of Nelson. Tbe Ymir-Nelson
link is being considered by tbe de
partment ef public works,and if the
Nelson advocates see thoir way clear
to provide 20.' per cent of the cost
the project will go through. The
roid being a main trunk highway,
the federal government grarits it
per cent of the amount required,
with the province paying a similar
amount. The people of Nelson have
agreed to buy the bonds if the government will float an issue. buTTFe
premier is inclined to tbe view that
the city should also bear a fifth of
tbe actual cost.
Prosecutions are being, om-
mepced against lumber interests in
British Columbia employing Orientals, it bas been announced -by Attorney-General Farris. The provincial court of appeal has already
ruled against the province in tbis
matter, but the case will be carried
to the supreme court of Cauada and
from there to tbe privy council if
Washington, Sept. 5—Near September 4 cool wave will be on nhrth-
ern part of meridian 90, and it is ex
pected to bring frosts to northwestern
sections east of Rockies' crest. Severe storms are expected on that
part of the continent not far from
September 3. Th's will be tbe beginning of a period of two weeks of
stormy weather that will reach most
parts oi the contitnent, and the rains
of the first half of September will
put the soil in good condition for the
sowing aod growing of winter grain.
Near September 7 high temperature
wave will cover the northern Rockies
and the valleys east and west of
them. Neoarly all storms move
southeastward from that section,
and they with the storm and cool
wave cross the coutinent from there
in about four days. Another warm
wave" will cover thoBe sections near
September 10, and the movement
eastward of all tbe storm features
will be similar to those preceding.
For a week following this last warm
wave a great and rapid downward
movement of temperature is expected, resulting in unusally cold
weather and killiqg frosts further
south than usual. The week center
ing on Septemher 19 will be unusually cold and a large amount of
rain, well distributed, is expected
duiing the ten days beginning Sep
tern ber 14.
Preliminary Announcement of Population
The Dominion statistician an
nounces the population of the following oities and towns as shown
by a preliminary count, subject to
correction, of the returns of (he
sixth census, 1921:
1921.       1911.
MoosejiW, Sask 19,175   13,823
Swift Current, Sask. 3,492 1'852
St. Boniface, Man...13,816 7,483
Portage la Prairie ... 6,748 "   5,892
Eastview, Ont  5,327     3,169
•Barrie, Ont.,  6,992     6,420
SaultSt. Marie 21,228   10,984
Smiths Falls, Ont.... 6,828     6,370
Sarnia, Ont 14,637     9.947
Ingersoll, Ont  5,118     4,753
Hawkesbury, Ont.... 5,532     4,400
Pembroke, Ont  7,873     5,626
Midland, Ont  6,984     4,663
Orillia, Ont  8,910    6,828
Aylmertown, Que.... 3,327     3,109
Orand Mere, Que  7,637     4,783
Cip de la Madelaine. 6,728
Victoriaville, Que.... 3,764     3.P28
Levis, Que 10,479     7,452
Lauzon, Que.  4,973     3,978
Moncton, N.B 13,167   11,345
Sackville, N.B  6,625     2,039
Fredericton, N.B  8,081    .7,208
Yarmouth, N.S  7,062     6,600
Truro, N.S  7,651     6,107
The Dominion bureau of statistics
points out that it is tbe duty of anyone who thinks he or she has been
omitted from the censur to notify
tbe bureau to this effect, when an
investigation will be made.
/jiei,—. "T&t ef.—f .-.--
It's After a Vacation That the Rest Is Needed
Construction of Pump
House Foundations for
Irrigation System WiU
Be Started This Fall
E. A. Cleveland of Victoria,
comptroller of water rights, was in
the city on Tuesda/. During tbe
day he had a consultation with
Consulting Engineer W. Groves and
Local Engineer Graham, of the
Grand Forks irrigation district. The
three gentlemen inspected the proposed site for the pumping plant of
unit No. 1 of the local irrigation pro
jectand also visited a number of private pumping plants in the valley.
Mr. Cleveland returned to Victoria
on Wednesday, after gaining all the
information that he could about the
projected system here.
As a result of Mr. Cleveland's
visit to the city, tenders aje now being advertised for the construction
of pump house foundations for No.
I unit of the system.
Great American Nitrogen
•   Research      Laboratory
Turns Its Attention to
borbood of a thousand million dollars.
The fixed nitrogen research laboratory of tbe United States will continue its experiments in the interests
of agriculture until needed again by
the war office. There are tbree pro-
esses of obtaining this object, the
cyanamide, tbe Haber and tbe arc
process. The latter is the most important method from the military
point of view, since it can be most
rapidly installed in case of war, and
since it provides nitrogen at once in
tbe nitrate form without oxidation
from ammonia.
The Haber is a German process,
dangerous to use because of the
quantities of highly inflammable
gases engendered., Tbe States' laboratory will follow tbe cyanamide
method, aod expects at the Muscle
Sboals plant to produce 220,000
tons of tbis chemical per annum,
wbile further investigation and research will be made by tbe hundred
trained exports who constitute tbe
personnel_of the laboratory.
A peculiarity of such establishments in any modern country is the
rigid secrecy maintaiued by eacb
government because of the great advantage of a supply of fixed nitrogen
in time of w._y\
Although Germany has carrted on
extensive research for years, the results have not been made available,
and it has been necessary for tbe
American scientists to start from
ratber rudimentary beginnings.
Pot and field tests have been
carried on already, witb very valu-
aqle results, and mucb greater experimentation is being made this
year, and valuable information will
be available at tbe end of lbe sra-
Modern Plant Capable of
Taking Care of the Fruit
Crop of the Valley for
Many Years
A large number of citizeens - took
advantage of the oppartunity to attend tbe "at home" of the new
packing bouset)f the Grand Forks
Cooperative Gowers Exchange on.
Wednesday night and to witness the
modern plant under full operation.
The room containing the big grader
was crowded with people for two or
three hours, and tbe machine worked to perfection.* lt was obvious
that the prelent modern equipment
was a 50 per cenf improvement over
the old method of hand grading. At
present 600 or 700 boxes per day
are betag packed. This speed can
be increased to 1000 or even 2000
boxes per day when occasion requires it. «
KidweJ 1-Neod ha m
A pretty wedding waB solemnized
in Holy Trinity church at 8:30
o'clock' Tuesday morning, wben
Verro Bernard Kidwell, a civil engineer of Piedmont, Wash., was
united in marriage to Miss Emma
Needham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
T, K. Needham, of this city, R?v.
P. C. Hayman performing the cero-
mony. Misses Maude Raeburn aud
Joyce McLeod acted as bridesmaids.
The church was very prettily deco
eted. Ths couple left on the Great
Northern morning train for a wedding tour to the coast cities. They
will make their home at Piedmont,
Wast.     .
Among the regular visitants to the
consulting room of a physician was
an extremely garrulous lady. On
one occasion the doctor had patiently endured a lengthy recital of
her troubles and bad written ont? a
new prescription. She got up to
leave and was about to pass tbe
threshold when suddenly she turned
and said: "But, dootor, you haven't
looked to see whether my tongue is
coated." "My dear lady," wearily
replied the physician, "one doesn't
look for grass on a racetrack."
The transfer of the fixed nitrogen
research laboratory at Washington
from the war department to the de
partment of agriculture is the most
modern interrelation of boating
swords into plowshares.
Established to discover methods
of obtaining nitrogen from tbe air,
to furnish material for high explosives, this scientific laboratory* was
only just in its infancy, being started
in 1919.
Nitrogen, however7, is of far more
use in peace than in war. Explosives
may not be made with jut it. but
neither can fertilizers, and it is- ac-
knowledgen by tbe seers in tbe scien
tific world that if the increasing population of tbe earth is to be adequately fed, new means must be
found to fertilizo tbe world's crops.
Nitrogen is one of tbe tbree great
elements necessary in plant fertil
ieitrs, tbe others being potash and
phosphoric acid. The other two may
be recovered again and again from
ash and otber substances, but nitrogen has a way of slipping out of control and returning to the air ogam
when matter is decomposed, so tbat
always means must be found to
bring it bask to the soil. The most
common method practiced by tbe
farmer is to grow legumes (clover
and peas), wbich are attractive to
certain nitrifying bacteria. Tbese
minute creatores attach themselves
in colonies to the roots of theBe
plants and by drawing nitrogen
from tbe air to store in their colonies
they increase the "fixad" nitrogen
io the soil, giving the nexl crops
food for their need.
How fast this nitrogen escapes
back to tbe air may(be guessed from
tbe figures supplied by an authority
who states that the total loss of nitrogen from the arable land under cultivation ia tbe United States is
equivalent to over fifteen million
tons of ammonium sulphate (its
commercial form) a year, represent-
I ing a material worth in   tbe neigh-
F.O.B. Prices for British
Columbia Fall Fruits
Apples—Macintosh   Red, 80
p.c. Is, 20 p.c. 2s $2.20
Wealthies, No. 1 in straight
cars  2.00
Wealthies, No. 2 in crates,
straight cars...'.  1.80
Duchess, wrapped  2.50
Duchess, crated   in mixed
cars  2.00
Late Plums, No. 1, mixed cara 1.C0
No. 2, mixed''cars  1.45
Prunes, mixed cars.. ..SI. 15 to 1.25
Apricots, No. 1, mixed cars.... 2.00
. No.2, mixed cau   1.00
Pears—Barlett,   Flemish   and ,
Clapp, No. 1, mixed cars. 2.75
No. 1, st.aight cars  2.50
D'Anjous, No. 1  3.50
D'Anjous, No. 2....i  3.00
Peaches—Crawford, Elberta,
St. John, No. 1, mixed
cars $1.50 to 1.05
"I speak four languages," proudly boasted tbe door man of a hotel in
Rome to an American guest. "Yes,
four—Italian, French, English and
American." "But English and
American are the. same," protested
the guest. "Not at all replied the
man. "If an Englishman should
come up now, I should talk like
this, 'Ob, I say, what extraordinarily shocking weather we're having! I
dare say there'll be a bit of it
ahead.' But wben you came up I
waB just getting ready to say, 'For
the love o' Mike! Some day, ain't
it? Guess this is the second flood,
all right.'"
"If a banana cobIs three cents,"
said the teacher, "what will a dozen
cost?" Willie hesitated, tben gave it
up. 'Well, do you suppose you
could do the sum if we were playing al keeping shop?" Willie
thought he could and consented to
enter the make-beiieve market and
addressed tbe shopman: "Haveyou
any good bananas today?" "Some
fine ones at three cents apiece," was
the reply. "I'll take a dozen, if you
please," said Willie, digging into his
pocket for imaginary cash.
bow mucb'll that be?"
Tho Sagacious Bean
Man is born witb the idea that in
all the universe he is the only living
thing that thinks, and be goes
through life holding to this delusion
of greatness.
Maybe a cedar tree in a swamp
doeB a lot of thinking. Just because
you can't talk its language proves
nothing except your limitations.
Take a   beau   now—a "common
wandering,   climbing     bean—than
which there is,   presumably, no less-
intelligent living thing.
Hardly one among us would
choose a bean for a fireside companion, and through its brief growing span it Bbares neither the gardener's joys nor his sorrows; it only
shares his soup plate when the end
But a bean does a lot deduc"
tive thinking and it thinks correctly
every time, so it seems, to us.
You plant a row of pole beans
three feet from a wire feuce. When
the time comes for these vines to
send out runners you will discover
that nine tenths of tbe runners start
from the side of the plant next to
the fence.
How does tbe boon known tbat
fence is there?
Why doesn't it send out runners
in overy direction.seeking something
to cling to?
Quite apparently the bean takes a
good look around, sees a bare flat
garden on every side but one; discovers the fence on the starboard
quarter and immediately sends its
runners tolhe fence.
It is making a decision to take
advantago of environment without
any waste motion.
And if a beau, a plain brown Dean
with a white eye, knows enough to
grow only where it will do the most
good, ami can detect ft fence a yard
away, how much more may it
Maybe if a bean could talk our
language it would give us a lot of
gardening pointers.
This is evident: the more one
studies nature the more one is
forced, to the belfef lhat man has no
monopoly of sense.
A negro who had an injured head
entered a doctor's olliee. "Hello,
Sam, got cut U|> again, I see."
"Yes, sah! I done got carved, up
witb a razor, Doc!" "Why don't
you keep out of bad company?"
said the physician, after he bad
dressed ths wound. 'Deed I'd like
"And J to, Doe, but 1 ain't got 'null money
to git a divorce." THE   SUN,   GBAND   FORKS,   B. C.
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)   1.50
Addreir -n **-****•«--ications to
Thb Grand Forks Sun,
Phonb 101R Qaixto Forks, B. C.
field for the spread of their doctrines. The
spread of discontent was greatly augmented
by the oft-repeated reports of enormous profits
piled up during the war. Two other factors
are the belief in the unequal distribution of
wealth and the vulgar display of valuables in
public places.
Premier Meighen has announced that a general federal election will be held before Christmas. It is expected that at least four political
parties will be in the field. This interesting
event should have a tendency to dispel the
monotony of the long evenings during the
next three months.
The interior of Baffin Land, according to
Eskimo tales, should furnish one of the richest
and most enchanting fields of research in the
north. It is said to have high mountains,
beautiful lakes and great mineral deposits,
and to be the breeding ground for immense
numbers of waterfowl. The primary purpose
of the MacMillan expedition is to explore
that unknown country and to do field work in
zoology, botany, geology, meteorology and
terrestrial magnetism.
The Flanders poppy, which became so well
known through Colonel McCrae's poem, In
Flanders Fields, has been declared to  be an
undesirable immigrant to America.   Beautiful
the flower undoubtedly is, and for thousands
of Canadians so full of saered associations that
we should be glad to see it growing every
where here. But investigation has shown it to
be an objectionable weed, difficult or impossible to control, since it sows itself persistently,
and is therefore likely, if introduced here, to
bacome as   objectionable as the   daisy, the
hawkweed or the thistle.
The curie, which is the unit for measuring
radioactivity, perpetuates the name of the discs >verer of radium. The multiples and sub-
divisions'of the unit follow the metric nomen
clature; the millecurie, one thousandth of a
curie, is the one most frequently used.
The methods of handling forest lands in
Canada differ radically from those customary
in some other countries. In Canada the different governments sold, and still sell, the timber
to the lumbermen and lease them the land on
which the timber grows. In some countries a
large percentage of the timber land is owned
outright by private interests. In Canada 93
per cent of the timber land is owned by the
provinces or the Dominion. The provincial
andj federal "governments collect in stumage
and ground rents a revenue of between nine
million and ten million dollars a year. No
matter whether the forests are owned by the
state or by private corporations, every citizen
is interested in their conservation because of
the money their utilization circulates, but
Canadians have this additional incentive to
care for the forests, that 93 trees out of every
hundred cut down bring some revenue directly
into a provincial treasury of the Dominion
who is suffering from impaired eyesight can not
enjoy life until he gets
the proper glasses. He
should not experiment
with such a delicate subject. Our optometrist
should examine and test
his eyes and have made
for him the lenses what
will help build his eyes
back to normal. Our
prices are moderate.
Jeweller and Optieian
Bridie Street Grand Forks
The new conference of nations at Washing
ton has been called for November 11, the
third anniversary of the armistice. All the
powers officially express great hopes for it,
but neithea Japan nor Great Britain nor the
United States think it wise to stop building
naval ships in anticipation of an agreement to
re luce naval armanent. The British parlia
mant has just authorized the construction of
foirfine new battle cruisers with sixteen-inch
guns and bilge protection. The government
spokesman, Colonel Amery, gave the economists a little encourakement when he said
thit the admiralty now thought equality with
tha fleet of any other single power was all that
was necessary. For years before the war the
British navy felt obliged to build to the "two-
power" standard.
An item of one hundred million dollars,
hitherto not taken into calculation, must be
aided to what the war cost America.   This
huge sum is the estimated cost of the 1920
crime wave, which is traceable to the effeet of
tlie wat on humanity.   If the present ratio is
maintained, crime   losses   for   1921   will be
equally as large.    More serious than money is
the unprecedented addition  to the ranks of
America's criminals.   The $100,000,000 estj
mate is  based  upon  the embezzlement and
burglary claims paid for 1920 by thirty of thc
country's leading safety and  burglary insurance companies. These companies paid claims
aggregating $15,813,072, while in 1913, before
the outbreak of the war, claims for only $3,-
328;789 were paid.   But approximately 90 per
cent of the burglary and embezzlement losses
are not insured, and in many instances  where
full claims were paid, the insurance was far too
small to cover the actual loss.   Every war is
followed   by widespread disrespect   of law.
Cynical thoughts of the cheapness of human
life, indifference to human suffering and  disregard   of  others' rights are aftermaths   of
armed conflict.    Agitators find a more  ready
By Cristabel Pankhurst
Man does not live by bread alone. Then
why should he be obsessed and harassed as at
present, by the question of how to gain enough
bread and other material necessities?
This troubling problem can be solved by the
scientist. Yes at this very time, when science
is on the way to its greatest discoveries and
can offer more help to humanity than ever before, industrial unrest and economic anxie'ties
are more intense than they have ever been. If
only politicians of every complexion would
agree to a truce on the industrial question and
invite the scientists to take the lead and point
the wayl
So one hopes that, while women voters will
be able to discover the highest possibilities of
politics, they will also, paradoxical as it may
seem, recognize the limitat ons of politics, and
not imagine, as some men appear to do, that
everything can be settled by a public meeting,
a general election or a cabinet council.
The menfolk are quarreling about the sharing out of the wealth now available. Women,
however, know that it would be easy enough
to do a fair sharing out of what is there, for
they have always managed that in their homes.
The real difficulty, as they know by experience, is to have enough to go round. The
national difficulty is precisely the same, for up
to the present day the total wealth 'available
for the community has never been sufficient,
even if shared out on the most ideal system
imaginable, to give to each individual a life
worth living from the material point of view,.
This means that poverty can never be done
away with until more wealth is produced for
consumption by the people. That is where
science comes in, for it is science alone, teaching new ways of producing increased wealth,
and producing it without excessive drudgery
that can rescue the community from poverty
and the present crippling burden of material
But for the task the scientists have undertaken finer and purer instruments are needed;
these cost money, and this form of science is
ill-endowed. The stupidity, the tragedy of it!
Millions of money are lost through strikes and
lockouts and industrial dog fights over the
much too bare bone of present-day wealth.
And all the time the scientists, who are the
really effective industrial and social reformers,
find their work starved and hindered for want
of the necessary funds.
One fuather and supreme task falls to worn
en, whose influence, now that they are citizens,
begins to count for more tnan it ever did in
the past. It is this—to open their ears to spir
itual ^truth, to recognize that material well-
being, vastly important though it is, .ought to
be made a means to spiritual ends. Women's
place is on the watch tower, looking with far-
searching eyes for that new revelation for
which the soul of the world yearns.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks,B.C.
Seal Estate and Insurance
Excellent facilltlei foi selling your farmi
We bare agenti at all Coaat and Prairie
Reliable Information regarding thli dlttrct
cheerfully furnished. We solicit your inquiries.
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Have by careful and efficient management built up a large
business during the past ten years, and ars the lajgest
growers of nursery stock in Western Canada.
A LARGE ASSORTMENT of very fine Fruit Trees and
Small Fruit Plains are now growing in our Nurseries at
Sardis, which are being offered to planters at very Reason*
able Prices.
THE QUALITY of these trees and plants are of high order,
being propagated from specially selected trees of known
We arge growing a very fine lot of Roses of leading varieties which have bloomed this season in the Nurserias and
will give good results when transplanted in your garden
or lawn.
We Solicit Correspondence from  intending planters and
urge the placing orders early in the season. WRITE TODAY
The British Columbia Nurseries Co. Ltd
Sardis. R. C. Department C.
Clinton A. S. Atwood, Salesman, Grand Forks, R. C.
Floor Coverings «'**** prices
When in need of Floor Coverings do not forget that we carry a good range of patterns in
Linoleum,   Linoleum  Rugs
c Also Regular Rugs and Mats
We have the kind that give lasting service
and are pleasant to the eye.   Our prices are right.
cTWiller C& Gardner
Home Furnishers
Wood and
for Sale
Next Issue of Kootenay
Telephone Directory Closes
August 1st
If you contemplate taking new service,
or making any changes in your present
service, you should send notification in
writing not later than the above date, in
order that you may take advantage of
the new directory listings.
Advertisers will find that the telephone
directory offer an attractive and effective
medium for their purposes.
Office at R. F.  Petrle's Store
Phone 64
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Barns, Prop.
Phone 68
Second Street
Padlock Safety Paper.for
bankchecka, kept ta stock
Sun Job Department.
by The
Those wishing nest sign painting
to ornament their business places
should call on W. P. O'Connor, a
returned soldier.
Job Printing at The Sun office a
practically the same prices as before
the big war.
Green Forests are an investment which gives
big returns.
The shareholders include, directly or indirectly,
every citizen in the Province.
Dividends arc shared directly by every individual who resides in British Columbia.
Eaeh tree is worthy oi preservation, and means'
employment to some one, sooner or later.
No timber substitute has been found, but
timber provides substitutes for many
The Lumber trade is called the barometer of
British Columbia prosperity.
Keep the mark set high; destruction of the
Forest spells loss for everybody.
(1) The British House of Commons team beat the
Houae of Lords team at Bisley by eleven points. Picture shows the winning team.
(2) Three Scottish ladies who were attached to the
French armies during the war presenting a wreath on
France's National Fete Day. ^Queen Alexandra was
present and the Duke of Portland laid the wreaths.
f (3) The Guy's Hospital War Memorial, England, un-
I veiled by H. II. H. the Duke of York.
(4) Sergeant Cunningham of the K. Army Ordnance
L. Corps, winner of the King's prize at Bisley this year,
*- being chaired by his friends.
',. (5) King George unveils the King Edward VII. statue
' with great pomp and ceremony. The stati.: is located
X in Waterloo Place, London.
(8) The Irish Peace Conference at 10 Downing street,
London. Left to right i E. A. Archdale, J. M. Andrews
and H. M. Pollock, members of the Northern Cabinet.
Sir James Craig and Mr. de Valera were also there.
(7) A garden party at Buckingham Palace.   Some of |
the guests resting on the'Queen Victoria Memorial.
Cochrane appears as the mountains
como evor nearer, with Devil's Head,
standing forth bare and bleak
against the blue sky.
Trom Banff the new road to Lake
Louise gives magnificent views of
Castle and Temple Mountains.
The Indian Reserve is I raversed,
passing near the Government school,
church and the town of Mo i ley. Beyond Ghost river and old Bowfort
Creek, the boundary of Rocky Mountain Park is reached. The mountains close sharply In and passing
through the Gap, Exshaw, the cement centre, Canmore the mining
'town, to Anthracite, an old mining
town where only dandelion;, flourish
now. Then winding, turning and
twisting up Anthracite hill, a glorious view of the country about Banff
is unfolded. C. G.
(1) The Caiganr, Caa., golf
and country club house.
(2) A view of the links.
(3) The Memorial to the "Riders of the Plains" who fell in
the Boer war, located in Central Park, Calgary,
Calgary, the --portal dty to the
Canadian Pacific Rockies has become an interesting point for the
tourist en his journey westward. As
a breezy buoyant city, it has many
attractions for the summer visitor.
Lying in the shadow of the Rockies
with a vision of a long line of glittering peaks, called by the Indian.;.
"The Shining Mountains," there is
about the city a tone and atmosphere
that is typical of the environment.
It ls something truly western with
the charm of sunny skies, lingering
twilights and cool breezes.
Calgary ls one of the points to
which the continent's motor highways instinctively turn. Winding
trails about the city lure to interesting Spots. A good motor or street
car leads to Bowness Park, westward on the circuitous Bow river.
This park is unique in Canada in
that a net Work of canals from the
Bow river has transformed this section of virgin prairie into "a bit of
The Calgary Golf and Country
Club, nestled among the hills on the
Elbow river, has well-kept links over
rolling hills and is a short drive from
the heart of the city. St. Andrew's
Golf Club and the Municipal Golf
Club have geod courses among the
St George's Island, east on the
Bow and a few short minutes from
the centre of the city, is essentially
woodland. With great shady trees
and inviting paths there is offered
all forms of recreation including an
evening cabaret in the pavilion.
In the heart of the city is Central Park, a spot of placid dignity.
The shadows lying cool and soft
under the long line of green trees,
this place of colorful delights with
its gorgeous flower beds and restful arbors, under lacing green foliage, presents a rare setting for the
Carnegie Library. . The crowning
feature of the Park and a magnet
to Westerners is the splendid monument erecte.! in memory of those
who fell in the Boer War. A great
bronze "Rider of the Plains" on a
handsome and spirited horse, ia
typical of the West and of the valor
of our own North West Mounted
Police. ,
After enjoying the charm of n
typical western city, not long since
a cow-boy town" there is the Calgary to Lake Louise road calling the
motorist. It has promise of being
one of the most wonderful drives in
the world such as from Lucerne to
Interlaken or Newport to New
Passing through rich pasture coun
try, Wg   tha   UUa,   the   town   of
te i THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
.News of theCity
Joseph Manly bas installed an
efficient irrigation plant for his four-
acre orchard. He now needs four
more of land to use up the capacity
of the pumping plant.
Forthe second year, W. E. Car-,
penter has a line crop of Deliciious
apples. He is the biggest grower of
this varitiety in tbe valley, and he
well satisfied witli them.
George Massie has an abundant
crop of Wealthy and Wagner ap»
pies. He expects to take about two
thousand boxes from bis ten-acre
orchard this year.
Ed Hardy, who visited at the
home of his mother-in-law, Mrs.
Jessie Gaw, for a few days this
week, returned to Chilliwack
yesterday. His daughter Edna accompanied bim to the coast, and
she will livothere in future.
Tbis Is Preserving Time
We have a large stock of every variety of fruit for
preserving, and an abundance of sugar, at tempting prices. Also fancy fruit for the dining room
table and choice vegetables for the kitchen.
Ttie City Grocery
R. M. McLeod     | Phone 25 |    H. H. Henderson
to her home in
last Saturday.
New Westminster
Mr. and Mrs. C. C.   Heaven are
[celebrating the silver anniversary of
their wedding   in a quiet way at
their home today.
Master George Manson, who has
been visiting with the Donald McCallum family at Christina, and
Master Walter Manson, who has
bean staying with the Kingston
family at the lake, returned home
this week.
Mr. and Mrs. J.irae3 We_t today
sold tha Kettle Villey restau rant,
whicb they have successfully, conducted during past eleven years, to
three locil cojk-*. Taa new owners
will take possession on the 15th
Aid. F. J. Miller returned Sun«
day night from Port. Alberni, where
he attended the annual convention
of   the Union of British Columbia
S. T. Larsen, of Rock Creek , pro*
vincial assessor, was in the city on
Geo. D. Clark returned the latter
part of last week from New West"
minster. His two sons accompanied
him home.
Judge Browa presided over a
sitting of tbe county oourt in Greenwood on Wednesday. In the case
of Fry vj. Ke«nejudgment of $254
and costs was given phintill.
The ranchers in tbe valley wh o
are not busy at present picking
their jruit are engaged in threshing
their grain.
Only Tablets with "Bayer Croas"
are Aspirin—No others I
The latest edition of Wrigley's
British Columbia directory estimates the present population of
Grand Forks at 2500.
*** "Tenders for Pump House Foundations" will be receive^ by the
Trustees of the Grand Forks Irrigation District up to noon on 20th
September, 1921, for the construction
of the foundations and walls of a
Pump Honse on the right hand bank
of Kettle River one and one half
miles Weat of the Town of Grand
Drawings, specifications and condi
tions of tendering may be seen at
the Office of the Secretary of the
Trustees, Old Government Building,
Coryr of Victoaia Avenue and Third
Street, Grand Forks.
Each tender must bo accompanied
by an accepted Bank cheque or certificate of deposit in a Chartered Bank
of Canada,made payable to the Grand
Forks Irrigation District, in the sum
of 8100.00, which shall be forfeited
if the party tendering decline to enter
into contract when called upou to
do so. The cheques of unsuccessful
tenderers will be returned to them
upon the executiioh of the contract.
The successful tenderer w ill be
ca lied upon to deposit a .certified
cheqne equal to 10 per cent, of the
amount of his tender, or an approved
Capt, and Mrs. Harold King, of
Valley, were visitors at tbe home of
Rev. and Mrs, S my the this week.
Capt. King and wife are enroute to
London, England.
R. J. Gardner has been spending
lhe present week in Prin-etbn.
If you don't see the "Bayer Cross'
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
physicians for nineteen years juid proved
safe by millions for Headache, Tooth
ache, 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
Monoacetioacidester of Siilicylicacid.
'While it is well known that Aspirin
means Bayer manufacture, to assist the
public against imitations, the Tablets of
Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped
with their general trade mark, the
"Bayer Cross." ,
City Property For Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the Gity, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices:—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms:—Gash-and approved payments.
List of lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
Gity Clerk.
Regarding Delinquent Taxes
on Personal'Property
and Income.
NOTICE is hereby given
that under the provisions
of the '-Taxation Act," Collectors are empowered to enforce payjneut of all arrears of
taxes due and outstanding on
Lands,   Personal   Property,
^^^                                         and income by Tax Sale, dis-
Guarantee Bond equal to 20 per cent. I tress   proceedings, or by ac-
of the amount of his tender, with  the    jQn •            Court   f L       . and
Trustees, for due   execution   of his|f _tl ___{ ..     lLl   '_,	
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new models? They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coin! As weatherproof as a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tithing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Real Quality. Real
Value. Easy Terms. We are the peo^le'to mount you right. •
J. R. MOOYBOER Sffifr.£i&£re
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock
E. C. Henniger and family returned the latter part of last week
irom a motor trip to Spokane.
James West, of the Kettle Valley
restaurant, was taken seriously ill
Monday morning, His condition is
now reported to bo improving.
Mrs. H. B. Shedwell, who bas
been visiting at the home of Mrs.
M. Leamy for some  time,  returned
Forbes M. Kerby is making a sur
vey and map, thirty feet to the inch,
ot all the underground workings in
the Providence mine at Greenwood.
contract, which cheque will be re>
turned to the Contractor on completion of his contract.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
|        Grand Forks Irrigation District.
George T erney,Caecade«Rossland
transprov|ncial highway contractor,
was in the city last night.
Job Printing at The Sun office a
practically the same prices as before
the big war.
Padlock Safety Paper,for private
bankebecks, kept in stock by The
Sun Job Department.
further take notice that unless
payment is made forthwith of
all snch delinquent taxes action will -be taken to collect
same, together with interest
and costs.
|      -H. R. TOWNSEND,
Provincial Collector,
Rossland Assessment District.
Woman Farmer in British Columbia
(1) Lillooet country, showing Mrs.   Foster's  ranch
foreground.        (2) Mrs. Foster, of Lillooet, B.C.
At   Lillooet,   about   thirty   miles
■est of Ashcroft and north of Lyt-
jn, right in the middle of the dry
elt ln British Columbia where irri-
tion iVthc magic wand that turns
j desert  into   a   fertile   garden,
ihero is a little 82-acre farm owned
id solely managed by a woman.
It catches the eye by its appearance of orderly prosperity, its snady
orchard,    well-hoed    gardens,    the
sleekness of the  milk-cows grazing
In the higher pncMocks and the vivid
icn of its alfalfa fields stands out
strong   relief   againat   the   vast
own barren slopes of the surround-
g country, sun-baked, covered with
age-brush and little else.
Weary as she io with a life-time's
Bred, of fifty-three ye-u^behind her,
Mis.  Foster  still  carries  on —  as
Caitiifully and as thoroughly as she
Bid  twenty  years   ago.    with  the
pelp of an Indian who comes in to
BO tho ploughing and giv,e a hand
(witfc the haying and harvesting, she
and a niece, who  sometimes stays
With her, manago the whole work of
the farm alone. I
Airs. Foster gets more out of bar
acreage  than any other farmer in
pie province.   Every inch of ground
turned to account on a met nodical
scientific system; Ae vegetable
animal growth are made to re-
to  each other's  mutual  benefit
nd both to the good of their owner
id the conntry.
Her five milk-cows pasture on the
tm aad she sells all her dairy pro
duce to an hotel: besides tbese there
are a couple of work-horses, pigs
and chickens. Every scrap of feed
used for tho stock la produced on
the ranch itself.
Mrs. Foster has worked down to
a fine point juat exactly how much
space it is necessary to devote to
alfalfa, grain and hay ln order to,
do this and nothing is bought in the
way of feed except perhaps clamshell for the chickens. The crop and
the animals balance eaoh other and
no overweight ia allowed. on either
This farmer is alao a flrst class
gardener, both ln theory and In practice, and has sweet corn earlier and
over a longer period than anyone
else in British Columbia. She devotes about a quartan of an acre of
well adapted land to her early spring
garden and another piece with a
colder aspect to her lata summer
planting) so by a carefully planned
system of sowing in suceasson rile
haa a plentiful supply of fresh vegetables to sell to the hotels and alao
to (hip to other pointa.       i
Lillooet is never troubled by lata
frosts so her tomatoes are early aad
these she sella by* the bucketful and
last year shipped 100 boxes to tha
coast Tha orchard contain* every
sort of trea-rrutt, including Italian
prunes, peaches and apricots/at which
latter Mrs. Foster haa two Mg trees
(now in bearing) grown f»om seed
■own since aha eame to the place
nine y*»ra M.   U** 9m ***** £*»-
ped away 700 boxes of fall aad vfa-j
ter apples. j
Thare are some healthy koktW,
hedges of grape vines which baas
profusedly and plenty of raapDenies'
and other small fruits, but her!
speciality is melons for which she
is famous. There are rows and rows
ef these, cantaloupes, musk and
-water melons for all of whioh aba1
finds a ready market. Bar fan bea.
Uvea ara partly tha reason why her
fruit ia ao successful.
And so we take off our hata to
thia woman who ia "eairylng on" ao
wisely and so wall to onr
benefit—H. O.-W.
TAKE NOTICK that Joseph Tromhley.whoiB
address is Eholt, 11. C. will apply fot a
licence to tnke aud use One cublo root per
second ol water out of the West Fork .of
Fisherman Creek, whieh flows easterly aud
drains into thc North Fork of Kettle itiver
about six mile, north of where the North
Fork joins tbe Keltic Klver. lhe water will
be divesrted from the stream at a polut about
250feet North of the South-West oorner post
of Lot 2701, also known as sub-lot 2, aud will
be used for Irrigation purposes upon the
land described as Lot 2701 or sub-lot 2. This
notice was posted on the ground on the 25th
day of July, 1921. A copy of this notice and
an application pursuant thereto aud to the
"Water Aot, 1914," will be filed in the office
of the Water Keoorderr at Q(^nd Forks,
11. O. Objections to the application
may bellied with the said Water Recorder
or with the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament Uiiildimts, Victoria, fl. C, within
thirty days after the first appearanoe of this
notlcein a local newspaper. The date of the
first publication of this notice ls July 211th,
Established 1010
Real Estate and Insurance
Resident Agent annul Forks Townsite
Company, Limited
Farms     Orchards     City Property
Agents nt' Nelson, Calgary. Wlhnlpeg and
other Prairie points.  Vancouver Agents:
3K.Bstahl.Hhed in l'UO.wc aro lu a position   to
furnish reliable Information vouoerning this
Write Ior tree literature.
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
P. A, Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yale Hotel, First Street
DON'T hesitate;
r_^ILE value of well-
**• printed* neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been am^ly
demonstrated.    Con-
suit us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Visiting cards
Sh'jd'ing tags
" Statements,
Price lists
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
New Type
Latest Style
, Faces
\       Columbia Avcnuo and /
[\ Lake Street 11
Furniture  Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Nbatly   Don
r. c. McCutcheon
Minimum price of first-olass land
reduced to fS an sore; aeoond-clas* to
12.50 an acre.
Pre-emption now oonflned to mar-
voyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
and which Ib non-timber land..
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but eaoh making
nt-cossary Improvements on respective
claims. ty
Pre-emptors must occupy claims for
five years and make Improvements to
value of |1D per acre. Including clearing and cultivation of at least t acres*,
before receiving Crown Grant
Where pre-emptor tn occupation not
leas than 3 yearn,. and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because of Ill-health, or other cause, be
-.rr.nted Intermediate certllleate of tan-
provement and transfer his claim.
Records without permanent residence may be Issued, provided appll-
-ant makes Improvements to extent ot
iieo per annum and records same each
vear. Failure to make Improvements
or record name will operate as for-
."•.ituro. Title cannot be obtained In
.mtia than 5 years, and Improvements
of >10.00 per acre. Including 6 acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 yeara are required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, lf he
requires land In conjunction with hts
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made
and resiclence maintained en Crown
granted land. %>
Unimrveyed areas, not exceeding 10
acres, may be leased aa homesltes;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.
For .graslng and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding 440 acres may be
leased by one person or company.
Mill, .factory or Industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment of stumpage.
Natural hay meadows Inaccessible
by existing roads may ba purchased
conditional upon construction ot a road '
to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of
road, not exceeding half of purohase
price, ls mada
The scope of this Aot ta enlarged to
Include all persons joining and .wring with Hla Majesty's Forces. Tho
Ime within which the heirs or devisees
-f a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under this Act Is extended
from for one year from the death of
-uvh person, as formerly, until one
tear after the conclusion of tha present
•rax. This privilege is also made re-
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable Dy soldier* on pra-
dnipilon.1 recorded after Jun* M, 1(11.
Tuxes are remitted for live yean.
Provision for return of money* ao-
crucd, duo and been paid alnce August
4, mil, on account of payments, fee*
_r taxes on soldiers' pre-emption*.
Interest on agreement* to purchase
town or city lots held by member* ot
Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired
ilrect or indirect, remitted from en-
llMmont to March 31. 1(20.
Provision made for issuance ot
Crown Brants to sub-purchaser* ot
Crown Lands, acquiring right* from
pftrchasers who' failed to complete
1'iirchase, Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, Inured and taxes. Where sub-purchasers dd not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may
bs distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must be
tnade by May 1, 1*20.
i.'raziMK Act, 1919, for systematic
development of live-stock Industry pro-
•;U'..i: for (.-razing districts and range
._-l;_iiiik..r..i.on under Commissioner.
Annual grazing permits Issued based
on number.': ranged; priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management. Pree, or partially free, permits
'—  '—, campers er travellers, flap
I have opened a new harness shop and aijfi prepared
to make harness to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
C. A, Crawford
Neat Telephone Office


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