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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Feb 17, 1922

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Array Library
is   situated   in
the center of Qrand Forks valley, tbe
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the eity.
Kettle Valley Orchardist
Hit. tjULy pftger of the oftizens
of the district It i< read by more
people in the-citv awl valley than any
otlier paper because it ia fearless, re
liable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
"Tell me what yoa Know te true:
I can tarn* as well a* yoo.
$1.00 PER YEAR
Government Disclaims
Responsibility for Dam-
fage to Property or Loss
of Life Caused by Traffic on Fourth Street
The mayor and all the aldermen
were present at tbe regular meeting
of the city couneil on Monday evening.
Percy Abbott,  tbe chiropractor,
addressed   tbe  council at  length,
stating his qualifications for prac-
ticing and producing pa peas to show
that he was a member of the British
Columbia Chiropractors' association.
W. J. Galipeau, on behalf of tbe
Spokane Concrete company,    ad
dressed the council,   He offered 15
cents per cublio yard for sand from
lots 11 aod 12,  near tbe  C.P.R.
freight sheds in tbe West end.   Tbe
offer was accepted.   Mr. Oalipeau
also stated tbat if there was no ob-
bjectioo he would like to get power
from the pumping station for two
35 b. p. motors.   Tbe   members of
the council expressed tbe opinion
tbat a satisfactory   arrangement tor
the power could probably be made.
Chief Savage appeared before the
council,   add   reported   that    all
monies collected in connection  with
the city pound had been paid into
the city treasury. He also explained
the case in connection with the sale
of tbe Atwood horses.and stated that
ihe brands claimed by the owner were
not on the animals.   Both pound
keepers were cautioned to give fuller
descriptions in future in advertising
animals to be sold. As tbe case un
der discussion bad cost the eity over
a bundled  dollars, Aid.   Scbnitter
thought it would be a good idea Xo
amend tbe. pound bylaw   so as to
provide a certain period for tbe redemption by owners of animals sold
by the poundkeeper.   The report ot
the chief was accepted.
A. Is. McKenzie offered $250
cash for lots 5, 6 snd 7, block 36.
The offer was accepted.
A letter from Chas. A. Pope, Victoria, assistant to tbe waiei rights
controller, in referenue t» tbe city's
application for a water record on
Mill creek, slated that it. would
probably be necessary for tbe city
to induce the Granby company to
relinquish its right to ths water be
fore a reoord could be issued. The
matter was referred to the water and
light committee foi consideration.
A letter from tbe Grand Forks
hospital stated that Wm. Carter and
Ruth Helmer had been admitted as
patients. The council passed a reso
luti n requesting the hospital to'fur-
nish a statement wben patients are
discharged as well as wben tbey are
A letter from District Engineer
Gwyer, Penticton, stated that the
provincial government would assume no responsibility for damange
to property or loss of life tbat might
result from tbe use of tbe Fourth
street bridge, and tbat tbe local road
superintendent bad been instructed
to post notices at eacb end of the
bridge to this effect. Tbe communication 'was ordered to be filed.
A letter from the West Kootenay
Power A Light oompany, Rossland,
acknowledged receipf of letter from
the city olerk and stated that Manager Campbell was at the coast at
present, but that tbe matter of the
increase in tbe power rates for Grand
Forks would be taken up on bis re
turn. Tbe olerk was instructed to
write the company, requesting that
tbe putting into effect of tbe new
rate be deferred until an interview
could be had witb Mr. Campbell.
Tbe usual grist of monthly ao
counts were ordered to be paid.
On recommendation of tbe fire
department, the 115 monthly salary
paid the fire chief was ordered to be
paid to tbe chief of police, dating
from January 1,
The chairman of tbe water and
ligbt committee reported that some
hydrants had frosen during t.'e re
cent oold spell, but tbat all bad
been thawed out again. He asked
tqe advisability of having the street
lights turned out during certain
hours of tbe night on^poonligbt
nights in order to save expenses
when tbe new power rate came into
effect. Tbe cost for street lighting
during the past year had been
•1,075.20. Tbe matter was referred
back to tbe committee for further
consideration. The chairman also
reported that the committee bad
decided to postpone consideration of
the installation of a larger water pipe
to Mr, Freelaod's bouse until
spring; had found tbe material for
making temporary connections wbile
repairing breaks, and he recom
mended tbat pipes be thawed out
free for poor people.
The chairman of tbe health and
relief committee reported a list of
articles stored io tbe West end
school house from tbe old isolation
hospital. They were in good cone
dition. He also stated that the committee had made application for a
mother's pension for Mrs. Helmer.
Railway News
in Brief
' Windsor, Ont.—E. C7 Rice, C.P.R.
ticket age.it, has relinquished his
duties here, after 11 years' service,
and has gone to Florida for a three
months' vacation, as he has not enjoyed the best of health of late. He
is succeeded by W. A. Armstrong;,
for 17 years in the ticket service
of the railway company in Toronto.
Kentville, N.S. — The Dominion
Atlantic Railway has moved 105,000
barrels of apples to Halifax for
export. There are still approximately 860,000 barrels left for export. From the beginning of tht
season 1,490 more cars of applet
were moved than for the corresponding period last year.
St. John, N.B.—During the present season the Canadian Pacific haa
hauled 2,048 cars of grain containing 4,285,903 bushels which have
been unloaded to the elevators at
West St. John, as compared with
2,063 cars with 3,478,646 bushels
during the corresponding season last
year. The elevators at West St
John still contain a million and a
half bushels of grain.
Nominations on February
28, With March 14 Set
as the Date for Taking
the Poll
Washington, Feb. 13.—The week
oentering on February 21 will average colder than usual on meridian
90 from tbe Gulf of Mexico to tbe
far north. The low temperature ot
that disturbance will be in northwestern Canada about February 19,
on and all along meridian 90 Febru-
ajy 21, and in eastern sections February 23. A warm wave will be in
northwestern Canada near February
17, on meridian 90 February 19, in
eastern sections February 21.
The week centering on February
21 is one of the two piincipal storm
periods of tbe month and these
usually bring most precipitation in
form of rain, snow or sleet.
From February 11 to 22 stormy,
rough, bad weather will prevail
most of the time; not all the time in
one place, but as tbe storm moves
across continent from west to east
Eacb of tbe weather features is de
scribed aod located in the above details.
February is one ot the two most
stormy months of the year, but I am
of opinion that January will have
been the month of greateet storms
tbis year.
Most severe storms of March will
be during tbe weeks centering on
16 and 27; of April, 5 and 22; of
May, 9 and 26; of June, 4 and 24;
of July, 3 and 26; cf August, 1
and 26.
Premier Oliver Will Ask
Ottawa to Assume AU
Liabilities of the Pacific
Great Eastern
Fernie, Feb. 15.—Ira James
Brown, of tbis oity. wbo bas been
appointed returning officer for tbe
Bast Kootenay federal riding, announces tbe receipt of telegraphic
advice from 8. C. Biggar, chief electoral officer, in ac ordance witb tbe
writ issued for a by-election in tbis
ridjng, that nominations will be received on February 28, with March
14 fixed as tbe date for polling.
Dr. J. H. King,- who undoubtedly
will be the government candidate as
minister of public works,is expected
to return trom Ottawa during tbe
present week to attend the nominating* convention, wbich is tentatively set for February 18. Arthur
J. Morfatt, city clerk, has been reappointed revising officer for this
urban polling division. Tbere will
not, however, be any urban registrar
appointed on this pecasiod, any
change in the lists being made
through the revising officer or tbe
county judge.
The new Canadian Pacific Steamship "Montcalm," which sails between St John and Liverpool, is
equipped with motion pictures. The
showing of "motion pictures on board
ship hat provtn a big success ever
since its inauguration last summer,
and has met with the same popularity and appreciation by passengers as other Canadian Pacific
features. The films are distinctly
and characteristically Canadian Its
subject and treatment.
-Victoria, B.C.—There are no better knov n golf courses ln ths Dominion than those at Victoria oa
Vancouver Island, no doubt due te
the fact that the game it played
every day in the year. It will,
therefore, come as a pleasant announcement to know that the Canadian Pacific Railway has completed
arrangements whereby guests of tht
Empress Hotel at Victoria will bt
accorded playing privileges on tht
excellent 18-hole Colwood Course.
Rinks From the Local
Club Won the Three
Trophies Played For
The following -is the minimum
and maximum temperature for eaoh
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Law's ranch:
10—Friday.  36
11—Saturday  28
12- Sunday  25
13—Monday  26
14—Tuesday  25
IA—Wednesday.. 33
16   Thursday ,46
Snowfall     1.6
Looking backward, how easily we
read the signposts tbat pointed to
our destiny.
Annual Meeting of
Molly Gibson Rurnt
Rasin Mining Co.
Tne annual meeting of the Molly
Gibson Burnt Basin Mining company, operating at Paulson, was
beld at Rossland on Wednesday, a
large number of shareholders of the
company attending tbe meeting.
Officers elected to serve for the
year were: President, J. B. Singer;
vice-president. M. E. Pureell; .secretary-treasurer, Wm. Evans; executive, Jas. Petrie, J. Jacobson, M. B.
Pureell, W. F. McNeill and A,
|A letter of condolence was ordered
sent to the widow and relatives of
tbe late W. R. Braden, whose death
was reported from Vancouver Wednesday, Mr. Braden being president
of the company for the post few
Several plans for the further de
velopment of the property were ad
vanced, and as soon as the snow is
gone it is likely some active devel
opment will take place.
Ottawa, Feb. 16.—On Monday of
next week Hon. Jobn Oliver will
meet Hon. W. C. Kennedy, minister
ot railways, and make an offer of tbe
transfer to the federal government of
the Pacific Great Eastern railway.
Mr. Kennedy bas not yet returned
from tbe west, but the premier, who
regards this one of the main objects
of his visit to the capital, will await
the minister's return.
'There will be no conditions\ attached to this offer of a transfer, except tbat the government assume the
liabilities of the road," s id Premier
Oliver today, adding:
"It seems to me the only solution
ofthe whole situation. While the
$40,000,000 liability in connection
with the Pacific Great Bastern is a
heavy burden for the province of
British Columbia to carry by itself,
it would be a comparatively small
additional item for the Dominion.
"Since the federal governmenl has
taken over so mucb of the railway
system of the conntry aod assumed
the control o, small systems similar
to the Pacific Great Eastern, there
is no reason, in my mind, wby it
sbould not take over the Pacific
Great Eastern as a part of its complete transcontinental system."
Winnipeg, Man. — Miss Hasel
Tompkins, candidate of the Canadian
Pacific Railway employees, is queen
of tht Winnipeg winter carnival.
When the voting contest closed Mitt
Tompkins had 27,965,000 votes te
her credit. Miss Kathtryn MeTag-
gart, candidate of thc Canadian 'National employees, ran second with
14,252,000 votes and Miss Esther
Cummings of the T. Eaton Company, third with 12,484,000. Thtrt
were 25 candidates. Bonds wert
sold to finance the carnival, each
bond bearing a voting coupon.
There has been more than usual
interest manifested since the announcement, firat madt by the Canadian Pacific ln Deotmber, of tht
next international Euoharistic Congress which is to bt held in Rome
in May. The Canadian Pacific, associated with La Compagnie Fran-
caise du Touritmt, it organising a
personally-conducted pilgrimage under the spiritual direction of a well-
known Canadian priest. Tht pll
grimage will include tht famous
shrines of Italy and France, with
special optional toon to tht Passion
Play at Obtr-Ammergau and "■-
battlefields of tht Great War.
The Grand Forks Curling club
held a very successful bonspiel at
the local rink Friday and Saturday
of last week. An invitati *n bad been
extended to tbe members of the
Greeuwood Curlliog club to participate, but owing to various causes
only one rink wae able to be present,
consisting of Messrs. Wamsley, skip,
Walters, Davey and Bidder.
There were three competitions—
Grand Forks cup, mayor's cup and
Hodges' cup, for which nine rinks
competed, the following being the
Grand Forks Cup-
First— H. W. Gregory, skip, F. Larama, D. Maoley, W. Elliott.
Second—8. T. Hull, skip, W. Kirkpatrick, H. Matthews,H. Knowles
Hay or's Cup—
First—W.   Bonthron, skip, R. L.
Hodgson, Rev. Wright, F.  Scott
Second—H. W, Gregory,skip.F. Larama, D. Manly, W. Elliot.
Hodges' Cup—
First—n. W. Collins, skip, G. Massie, H.'Carpenter, D. McPherson.
Second—8. T. Hull, skip, W. Kirkpatrick, H -Matthews,H. Knowles.
Refreshments were served .both
eveoiDgs at the rink, and considerable enthusiasm and keen   competition   were  shown   in   the various
events.   The season just closing is
apparently one of the most successful tbe club has experienced, as new
members are already being proposed
for next season's play.
News of the City
In the hockey game between
Rossland and Grand Forks, at Rossland last Thursday, Rossland detested the visitors by a score of 5 to
2. Tonight tbe Rosslanders are play
ing the local team a return game on
the home ice, Grand Forks winning
the game by a score of 4 to 3.
The Spokane Concrete company
is making active preparations to
start tbe manufacture of concrete
pipe for the irrigation system botb
on tbe Almond ranch and at tbe
Grand Forks Concrete company's
plant in the Ruckle addition.
It looks as if tbe city of
Forks would fall heir to tbe
street bridge.
Edmonton, Alt*.—Demonstrations
>n raising of baton type hogs, the
value of dairy cows on tht farm and
the value of sheep art being -riven
from the train that hat been outfitted by tht Alberta Oovtmmenrt
and is now oa tour through tht
province." Tht train itttlf Is provided by tht C. P. R. and has
Thos. Atchtsoa, C.P.R. agricultural
representative ia charge. Representing the Provincial Government,
S. G. Carlyle, live stock commissioner, Is in chargt of thit work.
The speakers include Mr. Carlyle,
Guy Herbert, Medicine Hat; O. H. G.
Hutton, Calgary; Profettor A. A.
Dowell, Captain Latimer, University
of Alberta: W. L. Carlyle, Oalgary
and Dr. Morrison of the Dominion
Live^Stock Veterinary service.
Montreal, Quty-J. J. Sullivan, for
mans years well known litre as
chief engineer for the C.P.R., was
elected prttMent of the Engineering
lastltute of Canada, at the annual
Netting of that body. Mr. Sullivan
succeeds the retiring president, J.
M. R. Fairbairn, present chief en-
5 inter of the C.P.R. In his vale-
ictory address Mr. Fairbairn satd
the past year had been a serious
one for engineers, following the re
action from the feverish war activi
ties, and he hoped the turning point
had been reached. The depression
had been particularly hard on the
ounger members of the profession.
i the deflation period, the institute, for the first time in its history, showed a surplus, $10,000,
the year's operation.
Will Avert Danger of War.
Tribute to Services Rendered by Mr. Balfour at
London, Feb. 16.—Arthur J. Bal-
four,officially welcomed home today
from tbe Washington conference at
a luncheon by tbe government and
Coalition members of botb bouses of
parliament, declared "that the world
owes an unaccountable debt of
gratitude to the government of the
United States "
Prime Minister Lloyd George,presiding at the luncheon, paid a strik*
ing tribute to Mr. Balf jur, saying be
had taken part "io one of tbe most
notable contributions statesmanship
has ever made for the sum ot human
peace and human happiness."
"The arms conference hae averted
the danger of war in tbe Pacific," *
said the premier. "The shores of
the Pacific were littered with explosive material and at auy moment
things might have happened to precipitate tbe world into tbe carnage
oi another great war.
"The United States has established a great precedent. Taking tbe
situation in time, it cleared away
many suspicions and misunderstandings."
,   If the time to shotit is when  the
other fellow is hard of hearing,  it's
a wonder, tbat the   papers are not
ull of advertising.
People who "need to be handled
with gloves," are sometimes better
bandied with boxing gloves. THE   SUN,   GBAND   FORKS,   B. C.
3fo (gratti Jtolta §un
One,Two,Three*Lefs Go
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) f 1.00
One Year (in the United States)  1.50
Addresr -,l ——"—--'cations to
Thk Grand Forks Suh,
Phonb 101R Grand Forks, B.    .
The threat that the moving picture colony
will leave America unless criticism of its
members' mode of living is relaxed ^should
prove a powerful stimulent to the critics.
Why can't the silly papers allow Princess
Mary to get married in peace? Some of the
gossip in connection with that event that now
fills the daily press is qualmish and toadish,
and must make all sensible people wish that
the price of newsprint would rise to five dollars a pound, so that these journals would be
compelled to put their space to a useful purpose.
The report from London that the new
Dominion parliament will be asked to
rescind the resolution passed in 1919 requesting his majesty not to bestow titles upon Canadians domiciled in Canada, probably originated with a few Canadian society aspirants
now living in England. In a democratic coun -
tr"like Canada, Mr. carries as much weight
as Sir, Lord or Count. The average Canadian
prefers the plain Mr.
The amount of gold in the water of the
ocean can not be known, but there are millions
of tons of it. One-estimate places the amount
at $50,000,000 worth for every inhabitant of
the globe.   The only difficulty is to get it out,
Written for The Sun br
This earth's a place where we may live and
have some occupation, where we should some
small effort give to work out our salvation;
And if our neighbor gets along and chews his
"cud" contented, we all should help him sing
his song just like as tho' we meant it.
Yes, we should help each other out, no matter who denies it; no use to sulk while others
shout—he's down and out who tries it. It may
be hot, it may be cold, with forty kinds of
weather, but here's a fact as good as gold, "It
helps to pull together."
There may be goodly eats in sight or hunger
for to try me; sometimes a meal may mean a
bite—if thai, ain't tough go bli-me. If there is
plenty take a lot, if there ain't much spare it;
don't boast of things you haven't got nor ask
your friends to share it.
And it doesn't help to "moon" and gronch
or do a lot of knocking; such things, I vouch,
don't fill your pouch nor buy your babies
stockings. Doesn't matter what your neighbors
say, nor how their tongues may wiggle, don't
let him spill your "bale of hay" nor queer your
erstwhile giggle.
If you can keep from feeling glum and wear
a frontpiece grinning, up yonder in- "The
Kingdom Come" a stand in you'll be winning.
Get busy—one, two, three, let's go—don't let
your pep diminish; "I'll tell the world" you'll
make a show and be there at the finish.
Your Heart's Desire
In the way of Jewelry can be easily
satisfied if yon'come here. We carry
an up to»date stock of the most popular novelties and the newest and]
most artistic designs in
Fine Jewelry
Come in and see our display and
make selections.
Our prices are always moderate.
Jeweller and Optician
Bridie Street Grand Forka |
Nothing Else is Aspirin—say "Bayer"
Warning! Unless you see name
"Bayer" on tablets, you are not getting Aspirin at all. Why take chances'!
Accept only an unbroken "Bayer"
package whioh contains directions
worked out by physicians during 21
years and proved safe by millions for
Golds, Headache, Earache, Tootache,
Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Neuritis,
Lumbago, and Pain. Madein<Canada.
All druggists sell Bayer Tablets of
Aspirin in handy tin boxes o' 12 tablets, and in bottles of 24a nd 100.
Aspirin is the trade mark (registered
in Canada) of Bayer Manufacture of
Monoacetioaoidester of Salicylicacid.
While it is well knowh that Aspirin
means Bayer manufacture, to assist
the public against imitations, the
Tablets of Biyer Company .will be
stamped with their general trade
mark, the "Bayer Cross."
There drifted from out ofthe Arctic lately
a man who had not heard that the great
war was over. The news of the war reached
him in the Coronation gulf country late in
1918, and, although he started at once, it took
him three years to reach Nome. He wanted
to enlist in the American army to fight in
The effect on the steel industry of discontinuing the plan of building battleships need
not alarm anyone. The steel alone that will
be necessary for peace-time needs is more
than is contained in the tonnage of all the
battleships in the world, built or planned. One
example is the Hudson river bridge, from
Fifty-seventh street, Manhattan, to the top of
the Palisades at Weehauken, New Jersey,
which will use enough steel for ten dreadnoughts, though the completed work will cost
only about half as much  as they would cost
As the mauraders who robbed the Methodist preacher in this city of his Sunday morning's collection are now in the penitentiary,
the crime committed in Chicago the other day
of robbing a Presbyterian church of an eight
years' collection of sermons was evidently perpetrated by other parties. The last mentioned
bad men may merely have been in quest
of material as a nucleus for a theological
correspondence school.
The large white patches on the green hillsides that mystify the traveler as he approaches the coast of Bermuda are water-
catching areas. There are no streams or
fresh-water wells on the islands; the only
drinking wator is rain water caught from the
roofs of dwellings or from cleared areas on the
Here's a joke from The Packer that the
fruit grower can appreciate:
They met. He was forward, bold, advancing. She was backward, cold, retreating.
"You are the apple of my eye." he said, as
he stood be Cider.
"Yes," she sneered, as the spoutend of her
nose went up in the air.
"Bnt, you big codling moth, you're not the
kind of a worm I'll let eat into my heart.
Keep on travelling, kid! You're looking for a
A New -Evangel Needed
The saddest commentary on modern life in
these post-war days, says the Vancouver
World, is the failure of the home. On all sides
effisiency advances, but the home has receded.
Surely with better cause the modern Hamlet
can proclaim that "the time is out of joint."
Lawlessness has invaded the very schools;
the craving for artificial pleasures grips the
boys and g rls of the 'teen ages. The simple
pleasures and accomplishments of a generation ago are despised; noisy pleasures of the
slam-bang variety are in demand, and are
valued by their costliness. The boy, whose
father built a hqme-made boat or tramped
miles as a boy for healthy delight, yawns on
the deck of a pleasure craft or feels bored unless he can "step on her' in a high-powered
Jazz has taken the place of the homely
dance, the cabarets have usurped the love of
the out of doors. The peppy "movie" has taken
the place of literature. The "Sunday supplement" is a compendium of sex and scandal.
Mauy womeu are forsaking the seclusion of
the home for the spotlight of publicity. Boys
and girls by the thousands in the large cities
are turning to drugs for a thrill. On every
hand there are the evidences of a loosening of
a natural morality.
What are the causes? Where will it end?
Will there be a swing of the pendulum?
Undoubtedly the war aided the movement of!
the forces of moral as of political unrest in the
world. The hope of the end of this era of
license lies in the condition itself. Like physical diseases, the illnesses of the soul have the
property to setup a toxine. When the fever
appears at its height comesja return to normalcy for many and a power of resistance,
After the fire and the storm and the earthquake comes the still, small voice.
Conditions such as have been rapidly ripen
ing for the past few years are paving the way
for a new evangel, a call to exchange the limelight for the sunlight, the dance hall for the
home, to seek after sanity of judgment and
cleanness of mind and body. The world has
experienced peculiar emotional waves before
Invariably they have ended in a reform movement, else would the race have undergone degeneration. This is the ground for rational
hope in a prospect not otherwise comforting.
The condition for a return to wholesouieuess
and sincerity of life is here. Where is the man
with the message who can make himself heard?
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks,B.C.
Proposes to dispose ofthe following lands which have
been acquired under Tax Sale proceedings. OFFERS
to purfliase one or more of the said lands will be re-
ceivepby the undersigned on or before Feb. 27, 1922:
Map 23, Block 1, Lots 5, 10, 11, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22.
Map 23, Block 2, Lots 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. 10, pt. 11, pt. 12,  13.
Map 23, Block 3, Lots 1, 3, 4, and 60 It. frontage of 7.
Map 23, Block 4, Lots 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12,  14, IS, 16,
17, 18, 19, 20.
Map 23, Block 5, Lots 1, 2, 24,.6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 27,13,
14, 16, 16. 17, 18, 19, 20.
Map 23, Blook 6, Lots 9, 25, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 10.
Map 23, Block 7, Lots 10, 11, 12.
Map 23, Block 8. Lot 14.
Map 23, Block 9, Lots 8, 9.
Map 23. Blook 10, Lots 1, 9.
Map 23, Blook 11, Lots 18, 19, 32.
Map 23, Block 12, Lots 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12.
City Clerk.
fbtabliahed 1910
BealEstate and Insurance
Resident Agent annul Forki Townsite
Company. Limited
Farms    (Orchards    City Property
Agents at' Nelson, Calgary, Wihnlpeg and
otlier Prairie points. Vanoouver Agents:
Established ln lino, weare In a position to
furnish reliable Information concerning this
Write for free literature
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Coal,  Wood and  Ice
for Sale
Office  at R. F.  Petrle's Store
Phone 64
C.V. Meggitt
Heal Estate and Insurance
Excellent facilities fot selling your farms
We have agents at all Coast and Prairie
Sellable information regarding this distrct
cheerfully fornished. We solicit your inquiries.
Insurrnce men maintain that their placements make a good barometer of   genera
business conditions, and that now, after a long
period af low, the barometer is going up every
Eden and Bluebird
Washing Machines
on terms
Complete Home Furnishers
of the
Closes on March 1st, 1922
If you are contemplating taking new service, or making any changes in or additions to your present service, you should
sent notification, in writing, not later
than the above date, in order that you
may take advautage of the new directory
In The Grand Forks Sun *Ih a
A new departure in Canadian Pacilic activities during this winter has
been the inauguration of winter
cruises to the West Indies and the
commencement of a regular service
to Havana and Kingston. Jamaica.
There is considerable trade between
the island of the Carribean and Canada, particularly in sugar and tobacco, and the fact tbat so many of
these islands are part of the British
Empire makes thb closer steamship
connection with Canada all the more
The "Empress of Britain," which
left New York on her first cruise de
luxe to the West Indies on January
21st, will make her second on February 21st and is already wt!! booked.
The porti of call include Havana,
Cuba; \_.ngston, Jamaica; Colon,
Panama; La Guayra, Venezuela;
Port of 3pain, Trinidad; La Brea
Point, Trinidad; Barbados; Fort de
Prance, Martinique; St. Pierre, Martinique; St. Thomas; San Juan,
Porto Rica;  Nassau,  Bshsmas, re
turning to New York. There will
be excursions ashore at the various
ports, conducted by representatives
of the Canadian Pacific, which will
S've unusual opportunities for see-
g points of interest during the 27
days   of   each cruise,        ....   ._.
The "'Empress of Britain" was
selected for these cruises by reason
of tht fact that she is not only a
luxurious ocean liner of the most
modern type, but the largest steamship making the West Indian cruises,
With a registered tonnage of 16,857
tons and a displacement tonnage of
22^200 tons. One outstanding fea
ture is that her engines are oil-
burning, a feature that will appeal
to all those who have experienced
the dust and dirt of coaling at tropical ports.
This ls the first time tha' the
Canadian Pacific has used lew
York as a port of departure for its
steamships services, although twelve
of Its Atlantic fleet carried troops
and supplies from New Yatk during
the War. Tke last time that th.
"Empress of Britain" sailed from
New York she carried the members
of the British War Mission and
members of the staffs of the Y. M.
C. A. and Knights of Columbus. She
covered nearly 200,000 miles durinsc
her war service, and transported
110,000 troops overseas. She carried thousands of Australians and
Britlah soldiers to Gallipoli and was
one of the transports assigned to
take them away. The Suez Canal
being closed, she made a 16 months'
trip around the Cape of Good Hope
with' troops for German East Africa,
and also for Mesopotamia. - She
made eight trips across the Atlantic
with 6,000 troops aboard. A German submarine launched two torpedoes, one of which, due to a lucky
zig-zag, missed the bow by three
feet and the other passed a dozen
feet astern. At least n dozen attacks were made upon the "Empress
of Britain" during tha war by U-
(apt. E. Griffiths, R.N.R., is Commander of the "Empress of Britain"?
G. H. Simpson, chief officer; W. N.
Mathison, purser; Dr. Geo. Caith-
ness, surgeon; and L. Geddes, chief
steward. Arthur Edward Philp,
O.B.E., the chief engineer, is senior
hief engineer of the Canadian Pacific Steamships, Limited, and was
on the "Empress of Britain"
throughout the war and has never
missed a trip. He was personally
decorated by King George for his
services, and is an officer of the
Order of the British Empire. His
services on transports cover four
wars, the Benin anil Ashantl expeditions, the South African War and I
the late war.
The regular s-'-vicc to Havana il
carried on by the S.S. "Sicilian," a
comfortable and r-.r>arious liner,
which has already carried many
Canadian p_"=™ngers to and from,
the West Indies.
.    ■ . i. THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,
News of the Gity
Id tbe polling for two trustees of
tbe irrigation district last Saturday,
J. B. Markell beaded the poll witb
70 votes. E. F. Laws was second
witb a couple of votes less, and
Tbomas Powers third, C. V. Meg
gitt fourth, and W. H. Dinsmore
fifth. Tbe same members, therefore,
constitute the board as last year.
north of tbe main line of the  Cana
dian Pacific railway and west of tbe
Caseade and within the municipality
of Richmond have been removed.
G. L. S. Vaughan, fourteen-year-
old son of Leonard Vaughan, who
was a pioneer of Grand Forks, died
in the Jnbilee hospital, Victoria, on
Tuesday last. Deceased was a student of the University Military
School, Victoria, and was an exceedingly bright lad. His mother
pre deceased him May 1, 1921.
G. A. H. Baxter, traffic superintendent of the British Columbia
Telephone company, was in tbe city
this week. Mr. Baxter was formerly
manager for the company at tbe
local exchange.
Hon. J. D. MacLean, member for
Greenwood, is acting premier, acting attorney general, minister of
education and provincial secretary
during the absence from Victoria
of several government officials.
W. R. Dewdney, government
agent at Greenwood, attended the
county court session in this city last
In the police court on Monday,
before Magistrate McCallum, the
Doukhobor who .last week was acquitted in the county court of tbe
charge of attemptiug to bold up a
Hindu, was fined $50 for carrying
a concealed weapon.
In the final game at the local rink
on Tuesday evening for tbe Nelson
NewB cup, tbe Trail hockey team
defeated Grand Forks by a score of
3 to 2.
Beaver still remains protected in
this part of the province, but by a
regnlation issued "recently under the
provisions of the game act, the restrictions upon the taking of beaver
in the portion of   British Columbia
I. H. Hallett and G. A. Rendell,
of Greenwood, are representing the
Boundary at tbe mining convention
in Spokane tbis week.
C. H. Fair, who formerly lived in
Greenwood, is now the head buyer
for the Hudson Bay company, with
headquarters in Montreal.
Tbe Hotel Province barber shop
was re opened tnis week by Frank
J. Williams, who operated a shop
in the West end some years ago.
James Baker, of Spokane, is vis
iting his aunt, Mrs. F. W. Russell,
in this ciiy tbis week.
A basketball game between Mar
cub and Grand Forks was played in
the opera house the home team
winning tbe game.
Robbers Who Broke Into
Parsonage Sentenced
Judge Brown has been in Fentic
ton thiB week trying tbe case of
two housebreakers wbo were caught
rod-handed at their occupation in a
residence in that city last week.
The two men landed in Penticton
from tbe east, and they are the
housebreakers wbo broke into a
couple of houses in tbis city two
weeks ago. Article, it is said, were
found on them that have been
identified by residents of Nelson.
Tbe two men, George Alexander
and Clarence Nolan, were sentenced
to twenty months and eighteen
months bard labor, respectively, by
Judge Brown at Penticton on Mon
day for "breaking and entering with
intent" tbe boure of Alex Smith in
that city on Febrnary 7. Nolan de
clared he was innocent and maintained this claim throughout the
trial, but before being taken to
Okalla prison farm he confessed to
the police his part in the robbery of
Qilker's store in Nelson. At Grand
Forks, be raid, be stood outside
.dhile Alexander entered a house
and took money. Alexander plead
ed guilty.
Judge   Brown    returned   home
Thursday night.
"If mountain
tlimbing is dangerous, then lying
in bed is far more
dangerous, since
more people die
in bed than on tbe
mountains." That
is the answer of
Rudolf Aemmer,
the famous Swiss
guide of Edelweiss, British Columbia, in Montreal recently,
when asked if
mountain climbing is a dangerous sport.
Rudolf Aemmer
is well known to
mountain climber.-* and tourists
to Lake Louise,
Banff Field, and
all the most favored of thY holiday resorts in
the Cans dian
Rocky Mountains.
He has led many
a party of old
climbers over the
peaks of the
Rockies, and initiated many novices ln the sport.
In the summer months when most
climbing is done, Rudolf, with four
other Swiss guides, makes his head
qi-nrters at Lake Louise.
Rudolf has been in Switzerland
since the beginning of the winter.
Fie went over to see the old folks in
Interlaken, wbere he was bom, and
also to indulge in the Swiss winter
sports. He expects a record climbing season in the Canadian Rockies
in 1922, and he has been keeping
himself fit to meet it. He will be
back  from Switzerland in May.
Though he loves his native Switzerland Rudolf would rather live In
Canada.    He  has  been  here  since
Asked how he learned to climb
Rudolf said he learned in the Swiss
mountains when he was a child.
When a young man he got his climbing diploma. He then exhibited this
in the shape of a medal which he
•wore on the inside of his coat. One
has to qualify In Switzerland before
becoming a guide.
"•June, July and August are the
best montha for Canadian climbing,
Rudolf says. He told of different
climbing parties hs accompanied.
The longest climbing trip he had
was around Lake Louise and he and
his party ware oot thirty-six days:
on this trip there were thirteen people, and twenty-six horses were employed   to   carry   the   food,   Indian
"you need strong waterproof boote.'
with heavy nailed soles. The (rulto
help in every w.iy they can so that'
beginners starting nut on a climb ant
properly equipped."
"Do climbers ever ret nervous or
dizzy?" was a question put te
Rudolf. I
"Yet," he answered, "but they
very soon get over that. In an exceptional case of dizziness we bring
the person down areata." I
Proceeding, Rudolf said that tke
guide led the climbing parties, and
climbers held on to a rope, keeping.
about twenty-five feet apart. The
guide used his axe to sound snow;
bridges. By the sound made when
hit the guides know if it is safe to
cross the snow bridge. It is easier
to climb up than to climb down.        |
Rudolf has climbed with many
famous Alpinists, both men and wo-l
men. Records of climbs are kept at
Lake Louise. It was he who car-;
ried Mrs. Stone on his back t»
safety after her eight day exposure on the ledge of Mount Eon'
last summer. The Swiss guides of
the Canadian Rockies reside at a village called Edelweiss built for them
in Swiss Chalet styles of architecture by the Canadian Pacific Railway. It may be seen from the trans-1
continental trains about a mile west
of Golden, B.C.   There they bring up
I their families, and   the   youngsters
are taught to climb from their In.
fancy.    Bo Canada is assured of a
hardy race of mountaineers.
...  .,.—_.„„-_=__—     -
We deal in fruits, vegetables and groceries exclusively and have fresh goods arriving daily, and
sell them as fast they as they arrive. That's the
beauty of having fresh goods—they're easy to sell.
Courteous treatment and prompt delivery.
Phone 25
H. H. Henderson* Prop.
Railway Kev/s
in Brief
Vancouver, B.C. — Mndr./.ie Clara
___._L._L        Al- J»  »"■ ■'     *
Will start from Vancouver on Feb
ruary 11th, travelling o.er the C.
P. R. in the private car "Montmorency," on a concert tour which
•will extend across Canada to Halifax.
After completing thc tour of Canada
Madame Butt will visit the United
States, giving concerts at New YorK,
Boston, and other Eastern cities.
The company recently completed a
tour of Australia. _»
Winnipeg, Man. — Canadian Pacific Officers at Winnipeg tendered a complimentary luncheon' to
W. C. Bowles, formerly general
freight agent of Western lines, but
who has oeen promoted to be fes-
sistant freight traffic manager of
Eastern lines with headquarters in
Montreal. The luncheon was presided over by D. C. Coleman, Vice-
President, and attended by neirly
one hundred officers.
William Campbell Bowles, who is
to be assistant to Mr. W. ii. Lanigan,
freight traffic manager, witn ofticcs
at Windsor Street Station, -Montreal,
has ascended the long ladder to success step by step. He joined tha
service of the C. f. K. on December
1st, 1891, as junior clerk in the
office of the teneral freight agei.L,
Montreal. He continued with the
following promotions: September,
1892, stenographer, same office;
January, 1895, rate clerk, same office; July, 1896, correspondence clerk,
tame office; October, 1897, correspondence clerk, freight department,
Winnipeg; July, SUM, chief clerk in
the freight department, Winnipeg;
May, 1903, chief clsrk freight department, Calgary; January, 1905,
assistant general lrciglit agent, Cal-
fary; March, 1905, assistant general
reight agent, Vancouver; November, 190V, general freight agent,
Nelson; Marcn, 1908, general freight
agent, Winnipeg; June, 1909, general
freight agent, Vancouver-; June,
1911, again general freight agent,
Winnipeg; January 1st, 1922, promoted to be assistant freight traffic
manager, Eastern lines.
Winnipeg, Man. — On his return
from Montreal recently, D. C. Coleman, Vice-President of the C. P. li.
Western lines, issued the following
official statement regarding conditions and improvements of the company's lines west of Fort William:
'Commercial conditions as they
exist at the moment..have impose! a.l
the C. P. R. as on all other busine.3
organizations, a policy of caution
with respect to embarking on large
expenditures on capital account. It
has been decided therefore, to announce a beginning' on such works
only as are of an urgent character.
Consideration of further expenditure including that for the construction of branch lines, has been postponed until March or April when it
is hoped that the outlook will be
more clear and that the indications
of a steady revival in railway traffic
will be more definitely apparent.
"The most important work to be
undertaken at once is the building
of a large ocean pier at Vancouver.
This is justified by the constant
growth of ocean traffic through
Canadian Pacific ports, lt wil) take
approximately eighteen mont.V to
complete the work. The/filling and
dredging for the site lias already
been completed. The pier will be
eight hundred feet long (with provision made for further extension
later), three hundred and twenty-
eight feet wide, and will carry four
rauway tracks to enable freight to
be handled expeditiously between
ship and cars. It will be equipped
with the most modern facilities-for
handling passengers and freight.
With tbe construction of this pier,
following on the reinforcement of
tne ocean fleet by the great steamships, the 'Empress of Canada' and
the 'Empress of Australia,' the company is confident that it will hold
for Canada for many years thc bive
ribbon of supremacy on the Pacific.
To assist in the prompt movement
of traffic, mechanical coaling plants
of an improved type will be erected
at Eagle River, Ont., La Riviere,
Man., Estevan, Sask., Swift Current,
Sask., and Medicine Hat, Alta.
"The growth of the fruit traffic
on   Okanagan   Lake   justifies . the
Disobedient Mamma
"Come upstairs and let me wasb
your hands," said Winnie's mother.
Winnie, by tbe way, is just tbree
years old.
"I don't:want to go up," wailed
'''Let her wash them down bere,"
called grandma. "Sbe oan do it just
ae well."
"No," ber mother said firmly
"I want ber to oome up with me.".
Winnie went upstairs as slowly
as possible. "Oh," she said, turning
a toarful face to her parent, "wby
don't you obey your mother?"
Padlock Safety Paper.for private
bankcheoks, kept in stock by Th e
Sun Job Department.
ths oovaBK-UMT or
tbi r rovwcs or bbitish ooluksu
The attention of Timber Licence
holders who are taking advantage of
the provisions of the 1921 Amendment to the FOREST ACT, whereby
arrears of licence fees' accrued prior
to 31st December, 1920, have been
funded and made payable in annual
instalments, is specially directed to
the faot that any renewal fee which
became due in 1921 is not inoluded
in the instalments above mentioned,
and such 1921 and all subsequent re
newal fees must be paid within one
year after the. date of expiry of the
licence in order to maintain the right
of the holder to obtain a renewal of
the licence.
t£e Province Hotel
Is now OPEN under
the management of
an old Boundary
Loprosrra obowbbs bxchanqi
H11U   XSXS*   Its,,   u.   utii.^.Lt.ctf..tt   __-   wttt...
Automatic protection signals will be
installed at Sidney, Mini., and Ruby
Creek, B.C.
"Water supplies at the following
plants will be improved with a view
to meeting the demands of increased
traffic whioh may be expected,
Rathwell, MacGregor and Wheat-
lands in Manitoba, Bredenbury,
Hirsch, Frys, Weyburn, Macoun,
Elbow, Parkbeg, Fauna, Outlook and
Gull Lake in Saskatchewan, Bow Island and Lundbreck in Alberta, and
Elko and Creston in British Columbia.
"The new office building at Moose
Jaw and the important extension to
tht island coal dock at Fort William
will be pressed to conclusion and a
considerable amount of work will be
carried on in the replacement and
standardization   of  bridges   on ths
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen the new models? They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coin! As weatherproof as a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Real Quality. Real
Value. Easy Terms. We are tbe people'to mount you right.
J. R. MOOYROER ^£&&*£%T
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
•rmrwJIE   Value   of   Well-
■*" printed, neat appearing stationery as
a meansof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Vi^i*"'ng cards
Shi" ing tags
Price lists
THE HUR—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.  ARMSON
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty* -
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yah Hotbl, Fibst Strict
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum   Brio* ot  —.. .    ..  _-_
reduced to ts an aan; second-ales* te
Brst-elaas  hurt
New Type |
Latest Style
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
now eonflned to 'test-
i.i/  i
li.U an acre.
Pre-emption  _*_
Tared lands only, ■^ma.mtams****.
Records will bs granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purpose*
and which la non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emption. abolished,
but partlea of not mon than four mar
arrange for adjacent pre-emptlona
with Joint realdence, but each making
necessary Improvement* on respective
clalma. . m
Pt* emptor* muat occupr clalma for
Ave yean and make Improvements to
value of |10 per acre. Including clearing and cultivation of at least 6 acne,
before receiving Crown Grant.
Whar* pre-emptor in occupation not
lees tban I years, and Mn made proportionate Improvements, he may, because of Ill-health, er other cause, be
granted Intermediate certllleate of Improvement and transfer hit claim.
Records without permanent residence may be Issued, provided applicant makes Improvements to extent of
tU* per annum and records same eaeh
yew. Failure to make Improvements
»r record same -will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained In
'en than t years, and Improvements
at llt.00 par acre. Including t acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 1 years an required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, lf he
requires land In conjunction with bis
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made
and residence maintained en Crown
granted land, fci
Unaurveyed areas, not exceeding M
acreii, may be leased as homesitee;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.
For graslng and industrial purposes
areas exceeding lit acres may be
leased by one person or oompany.
Mill, factory or industrial niles on
limber land not exceeding 40 aeres
may be purchased; oondltlons Include
payment of stumpage.
Natural bay meadows Inaccessible
by existing roads may be purohased
,-onditlonal upon construction of a road
to them. Rebate of one-half of eost ef
road, not exceeding half ef purohase
[irice. Is made.
The i
delude, _^^_^^__-__-_^__ __.
Ing with Hla Majesty* .Forces. The
Ume within which the heirs or devisee*
nt a deceased pra-empter nay apply
.'or title under tbl* Aet I* extended
from for one year from tke death of
euch person, aa formerly, until one
vear after the conclusion ef tbe present
war. Tli In privilege la also made retroactive
No foes relating to pre-emptions an
payable ny soldiers on
lu» or
Modern Bigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Burns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street |
.... ...   i ij.oie oy soldiers en    nre-
einptlun* recorded after June M, Ult.
Tuxes ara remitted far Ive yean.
iflw__.i____.fl-. »	
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
Dominion Monumental Worka
Asbestos Products Co. Roofing
- —-— mm, wv.-.(fl.rB pre-emptions.
Interest on agreement* to purohase
ttnrji or oity lots held by members ef
Allied Pones, or dependents, acquired
direct or Indirect, remitted from eo-
Hutment to March 11. llll.
Provision made far Isenenne ef
Crown grant* to sub-purobesen of
Crown Lands, acquiring right* from
purchasers who failed te oomplete
purchase. Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of pu«m»k— *-
tcrest and taxes. Where i
ere do not claim whole i
•tenure, on ful-
>f purchase, ln-
re sub-purchas-
of original par-
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
wunuria atuoi
Graslng Act. Ull, for erstematle
development <rf livestock lnd^TSS?
vldos for erasing districts andI rani,
administration under CtmrnteaSonlr
Annual erasing permits Issued based
on number, ranged: priorltyfor eiUb?
Ilshed owners. Stock-omier* may
form Associations for range manSK
ment. Free, or partially flee, permit*
for neuters, crimper, er tniSUS^JJ
'o-tcn Send. ^   **v
I have opened a new harness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery, All work
C. A. Crawford
Near TalephuM Offi-m


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