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the center ot Grand Porks valley, the
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
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Kettle Valley Orchardist
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THR KX71\f is the faV(>«te news-
1UU r.y>* paper of the citizens
of the district. It is read by more
people in the city and valley than any
other paper because it ia fearless, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
"Tell me what you Know is true:
I csn Hues, ss well ss you."
$1.00 PER YEAR
Says There Is Lack of Editorial and Public Support in Enforcement of
New Liquor Policy
White Rock, B. 0., July 25.—
Premier Oliver, chief speaker at the
Liberal picnic at White Rock on
Saturday, was in a benevolent mood,
as befitted the friendly, and festive
occasion, though he improved the
opportunity to read a mild homily
to the press of tbe province and to
the public generally on their duties
and responsibilities contributory to
good government and to straighten
out some of the misapprehensions
ao assiduously fostered, as tbe speaker said, by a certain section of the
"We have been obliged to take
down some of the topsails of tbe
ship of state," said tbe premier, "to
weather the financial stringency
caused by the tightening of the
purse strings of capital and the exceedingly high interest rates of tbe
readjuetmeht period, but we still
bave our mainsails up and some of
the staysails, and there is no occa
sion for alarm or panic The govern
meat is compelled to exercise a rea-
souable degree of caution in the
meantime, and with everyone doing
his and ber part, the provincial ship
of state will come tbrough all right."
If the practical working out of tbe
government liquor control act was
to redound to tbe credit and benefit
of tbe province, however, the premier declared; if tbere was to be a
clean and creditable administration
of tbe law, tbe people and the ..press
had a duty to perform iti giving tbe
government their moral support in
tbe matter. Tbe press as a whole,
be claimed, bad notably failed in
the performance of tbis duty. "I
hivo never seen in a newspaper of
the province," Premier Oliver Baid
most emphatically, "a really strong
editorial urging upon tbe public the
duty of supporting tbe government
in the administration of this act."
"On the contrary," tbe premier
continued, "you will find occasional
infractions of the law featuaed and
magnified, and the government and
its officials* blamed for not prevent
ing bootlegging, and on tbe otber
h.-.nd, elubs of one kind and another
organized throughout tbe province
for tbe express purpose of setting at
defiance tbe law of tbe land. If you
want the liquor acl enforced,a clean
and effective administration of the
law, you can not bave it unless you
give the govergmeut your moral
support," Mr. Oliver concluded.
Adverting to recent press critic
isms of tho government, Premier
Oliver said his government did not
pretend to be anything but an ordi
nary government, admtnistering the
affairs of the province under unusually difficult conditions.
"We may make mistakes," Mr,
Oliver enntinued, "as do all governments and all individuals, and we do
not claim that we bave a monopoly
of all tbe virtues and that the other
is all wrong. But there is a difference
between making misrakes and wilful
wrongdoing. You bave seen allegations of wrongdoing against myself
and aginst the government. Two
cases are before the courts, which I
am debarred from discussing. What
Bervice could I possibly give tbe
public if I undertook to answer all
the foolish qestions tbat are put to
me every day?" queried the premier,
and bis beareis applauded.
"A gentleman remarked to me the
other day," went on the premier,
"•You don't seem to be wearing
down under tee attacks of the Vancouver Sun.'" Here Mr. Oliver
digressed to relate some harrowing
experiences he had undergone with
mosquitoes and fleas during bis
pioneer days, and added: "I have
suffered too much from that sort of
thing to mind the attacks of tbe
Vancouver Suu."
"If there were truth in the allega-
gations of wrongdoig by the Sun,"
continued Mr. Oliver, "do you
mean to say that my supporters in the legislature, such men
as Mr. Patterson and Mr. Whiteside
would stand by me and by the government, that the liutenant governor
■.would not call us to time. Similar
allegations, pointed out the premier,
were made previous to the last session of the legislature, but, when tbe
leader of the opposition was challenged to assunme responsibility
j he house ,or tho-e allegations, be
was silent. Ample opportunity will
be given at tbe next session of tbe
legislature for responsible persons to
stand behind tbe present allegations,
he said, and tben we shall see. "Tbe
interests of tbe people and the eternal principles of right, tiuth and
justice are of more importance tban
the life of any political party," declared Premier Oliver in conclusion.
Washington, July 25.—During
tbe early part of tbe week centering
on July 24 a great high temperature
wave will cover Alaska and all the
northern Rockies. It will be the
first or front disturbance of the laat
storm of July and will cross meridian 90 west of the great lakes, not
far from July 24. That storm will
affect the whole continent and its
forcesj will be a little less than in the
tbe storms just preceding it. Not
much cbange in the amount of rain
But tbis storm will end the July
rain locations.
August will bean unusually quiet
weather month; extremes of heat are
not to be so great as in June and
July but tbe general average temperature is expected to be as mucb
above normal as were the temperatures of June and July. Not any
areat ohange in rainfall is expected
for August, but the small changes
are expected to result in a better
distribution of moisture on this con.
I can see no relief for the dry con
ditions of northwestern Europe, but
tbere are indications ot relief for tbe
dry spots of tbis continent during
August. For middle latitudes west
of tbe Alleghenies warmest weather
is expected from August 5 to 11,
coolest from 18 to 31. For sections
west of great lakes coolest during
weeks centering on 9 and 24. For
east of longitude 85, north of Poto
mac, warmest during week centering on 7 and coolSst centering
on 25.
Blindness Caused by
Atrophy Is Curable
Now York, July 25.—A serum
wbich Dr. Erasmus Arlington Pond,
Brooklyn eye specialist, claims has
cured nine cases of blindness caused
by atrophy, will soon be demon-
strtfcd before the Academy of Medicine and the American Medical association, it was reported roday.
Dr. Pond, wbo discovered the se
rum, said tbe method of cure was to
inject the fluid, whicb nourished
the optio nerve. Blindness caused
by accident, he said, could not be
cured by tbe serum, nor would it
be successful unless tbere was a
slight vision left to the patient. The
physician said as soon as he had
demonstrated his diaoovery before
the   medical   profession   be would
Cartoon Servlee of British and Colonial I'reu, Limited.
make   public  tbe formula  that it
might be ueed generally.
Result of Entrance
Tbe result of the annual examination for entrance to high school
were announced by the department
of education on Saturday. Of the
2556 candidates who wrote this ex
animation, 1306 were successful.
Besides these, 2689 pupils who have
been attending public schools of
seven or more divisions were pro
moted on the recommendation of
tbe principals.
Tbe names of recommended pupils of Grand Forks Central sohool
Gwendolyn Richards, Elsie Liddicoat, Kathleen Mulford,James Clark,
Ruth Larama, Nellie Young, Alberta
McLeod, Ida Canniff, Doris Steeves,
Gladys Armson, James Otterbine,
Louise Harkness, Agnes Cook, Jeff
Rytm. Lizzie Otterbine, Nellie Allen,
Edna Luscombe, Jennie Allen, Her
bert Clark, Emerson Reid, Vibert
Hillier, Ed ward Grey.Lewis Waldron,
Hazel Waldron, Clarence Mason,
Marion Scott, Gwendolyn Grey.
Cascade—J. Emil Carlson, 628.
Greenwood—Ethel M. Fraser,62I;
M. Edna Williamson, 557; Mabel
Axam, 550.
Ten Per Cent Raise
in Telephone Rates
Ottawa, July 27.—The British
Columbia Telephone oompany,
which applied to the railway om
mission for authority to increase its
rates by about 15 per cent on a certain portion .of its business outside
of tbe Kootenay district, is allowed
a 10 per cent increase in rates for exchanges and services srt forth in the
application, by judgment of the
board of railway commissioners,
issued late tbis afternoon.
The company is to make monthly
statements, and if al the end of six
months tbe railway board finds tbe
increase excessive, it will be corrected. Residence telephones will
bear a share of the increase. The
judgment is signed by Hon. F. B.
Carvall, chief commissioner, and
concurred in by Dr, S, J. McLean,
assistant commissioner.
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on W. G. Elliott's ranch:
Max.    Min.
22—Friday  89        49
g3—Saturday  89        57
24- Sunday  95        53
25—Monday    91        55
26—Tuesday  85        54
27—Wednesday.. 89 51
28   Thursday  87        53
The regular meeting of tbe city
council on Monday evening only
lasted about twenty minutes. Tbe
mayor and all tbe aldermen were
A lette: from tbe Duncan municipal council, advocating a change
in the method of transfering city
property, was ordered filed.
The chairman of the finance committee recommended that a portion
of the sinking fund be invested in
Dominion savings certificates, as
they pay a higher rate of interest
tban the banks and are convertible
into cash at any time.
Tbe chairman of the water and
light committee reported that the
pipe lines on Oxford and Cambridge
avenues bad been renewed.
The chairman of the cemetery
and parks committee reported tbat
considerable work had been done at
the cemetery.
[Writtenfor The Sun.]
The average man at 20 is full of
pep and vim, of good looks he bas
plenty and nothing worries him;
He's fond of shows and dancing and
other senseless prancing, which ef
forts are entrancing but keeps his
purse quite thin.
At 25 he's learning, that all girls
aren't the same, he starts in earnest
yearning for some nice gentle dame;
He spends his dough on candy, for
his prospective Mandy, and thinks
her fine and dandy—for wbich he's
not to blame.
Round 30 be gets wedded, then
comes the honeymoon, I hate to
think I've said it, but that's the
time to "spoon"; As arm in arm
they hover, with words like new
mown clover ,and then at last it's
over, and they must change their
At 40 he's a father of three fine
kids or more, he hasn't time to
bother, bis spooning days are o'er;
He no longer calls her "Cutey,"
she's more for use than beauty, she
must attend to duty, or there's an
awful roar.
His hair is gone at 50, he's uglier
tban sin, his face wbicb once looked
nifty, if now just wrinkled skin; He
once was straight and lanky, with
jonteel air so swanky, but now he's
stout aod cranky and always butting
At 60 be is failing, he's on the
skids for sure, his rheumatistic
wailing is awful to endure; At times
be feels quite sickly, bis voice
sounds faint and thickly, he knows
he's slipping quickly, for old age
there's no cure.
At 70 Le's planted, in tbe cemetery square down his last hike he's
slanted, with music soft and rare;
They strew bis grave witb flowers,
and ask of higher powers to grant
bim peaceful hours, wben be gets
"over there."
For 50 years and over, he's jostled
o'er this earth, and what's he got to
show for more tban he had at birth;
Let's hope that 'way up yonder,
through azure rea'ms he'll wander,
and his past actions ponder, with
childish glee and mirth.
—D. E. Melrose.
Our Insectivorous Birds
It may appear startling, but it is
a fact that if all the insect pests rav
aging our crops could be suppressed
and all the plant and tree diseases
eradicated, and the increased revenue derived by the country thereby
could be turned into the Dominion
treasury, there would need be no
question of taxation. This idea is
largely substantiated by the fact set
forth by the entomologist of the Dominion department of agrhuiture
that a conservative estimate of the
annual loss in Canada to field, orchard and garden crops due to destructive insects is upwards of $200,
000,000, As our authority says,
"To tbis huge devastation must be
added the enormous annual destruction caused by forest insects,
StorecTproduct insects, etc." Upon
this statement the entomologist
founds a well sustained argument in
favor of the protection of insectivorous birds, such as the prairie-horned
lark, the robin, the somewhat despised crow, the red-breasted nu
tbatcb, tbe western tanager, tbe
myrtle warbler, tbe chickadee,
grouse, gull, and many otber kinds.
In the state of Iowa it has been estimated that the tree sparrows annually devour something like 895 tons
of weed seeds. Speaking of tbe
robin, an Investigator in Totonto
found lhat a single bird kept in confinement ate 165 cutworns in one
day. Another authority states tbat
a brood of prairie horned larks consumed 400 cutworms a day. This
same authority, namely, Norman
Griddle, Dominion entomologist in
Manitoba, declares that six crows
are capable of consuming three
bushels of grasshoppers in one season. It is recorded that in certain
places in Manitoba areas of growing
grain bave been saved from destruction by tbe pestilential grass
hopper owing to the presence of
large flocks of gulfs. In the ligbt
of these facts it is gratifying tj be
informed by tbe Dominion entomologist, Arthur Gibson, to wit, that
the importance of protecting our
useful birds is becoming more and
more recognized, espechily by farmers and fruit growers.
Col. Hill returned from Vernon
on Saturday. He attended a directors' meeting of tbe Okanagan United Growers io tbat city as repre
sentatitive from tbe Grand Forks
Cooperative Exchange.
Mr. and Mrs. J. 15. McLeod and
son returned on Monday from Roch
ester, Minn., and Canadian prairie
points. Mr. McLeod recently underwent a delicate eurgical operation at the Mayo Bros, hospital in
H. W. Gregory, of Anyox. arrived
in tbe city on Saturday for a sbort
visit with friends. While in Vancouver he met one of his brothers
wbo had come out to the oast from
the Maritime provinces.
Says Yale Bridge Will
Probably Be Rebuilt
This Summer—Inspects
Work of District
Hon. J. H. King, minister of
public works, arrived in the city
Tuesday morning, and spent the
public works in the district.
In the evening he met the members of tbe city council in the coun«
cil chamber. E. C. Henniger, M.
LA., and the president of tbe board
of trade were also] present at the
meeting. The principal topic discussed was the condition of the
bridges in, the district. The Yale
bridge, in view of the probability of
it being on the transprovincial highway; Mr. King expressed himself at
the meeting as being in favor of having it reconstructed this summer
Regarding the repair of the Fourth
street bridge, the minister is said to
have been noncommittal, but be
stated thnt he was in favor of but
one bridge across the main river in
tbe busines district—either a traffic
bridge at Second street or a combination traffic and railway bridge
at Third street.
Before leaving the city   on Wednesday morning, Mr. King, in co m
pany with out   local   member  and.
some of the members of tbe council,
inspected all the bridges in the city.
Theater at Trail
Destroyed by Fire
A fire thit broke out in Trail at
6:30 Monday evening pretty well de»
stroked the old Star theater and a
small restaurant adjoining and
gutted George H. Marlatt's dry goods
store and Wagstaff & Vestrup'a
hardware store. R. G. Clegg had his
law office above the Marlatt store,
and the Royal Canadian Moudted
Police headquarters was also tbere.
Practically tbe entire stock of
both stores was Baved, and the total
loss was probably under $10,000,
covered b/ insurance. Frame buildings surrounded the fire area on all
sides, but were saved by strenuous
Finger Tips Sure
Health Indicator
Paris July 25.—A French doctor
has just reported the result of researches whicb, while not designed
to enrich ihe profession, reveal
tbat all persons have health at their
finger-tips.   He says:
"Jusl look a your finger nails.
If they are flecked with white spots
your health is in a precarious state,
and affections of the skin, nerves or
lungs are probable. If tbey are like
marble it is the sign of approaching
anemia, but if pink, it is tbe best
sign of normal health.
The brickwork on tbe govern*
ment liquor store is nearly completed.
A portion of the cannery building
will be used for fruit packing purposes until tbe new packing bouse
is completed.
Russell McDonald returned home
this week from a two months' vacaa
tion trip to his old home in eastern
V. B, Webster returned to Spokane yesterday, after visiting his
brother, Arthur Webster, in this
city for a fow days. THE   SUN,   GBAND   FORKS.   B. C,
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
Addresr • " ——-cations to
Tue Grand Forks Sun,
Phonb 101R Giund Forks, B. C,
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1921
tamia will naturally make it friendly to Great
Britain, and probably the Mohammedans in
India will be more favorably disposed toward
British rule on account of this tactful treatment of Arab ambitions in Mesopotamia.
There are many good reasons why all mod
erationists, the   press,  and  the public gener
al[y should morally support the government's
new liquor control law.    The strongest rea
son is, pernaps, that all laws adopted by the
representatives of the people should be obeyed
as long they remain on the statute books.   If
this is not done, the people descend to ajstate
of anarchy.   They are, in fact,  morally more
culpable than the Doukhobor  or Minuonite
communities, a majority of whom are ignorant
of the laws of the land, while Canadians and
other English-speaking people domiciled in the
country are supposed to be familiar with our
laws and to know  the  penalty  for  violating
them.   A second reason—and this should ap
peal very strongly to all moderationists—is,
th^t at this stage of our history,  the people
will tolerate nothing but moderation or a bone-
dry policy. The public bar has vanished, not
to return during the lifetime of the present
generation at least.   The illicit whisky dealer
and the bootlegger must alpo go.    It is either
that or bone.-dry.   The feeling of the people
of British Columbia on the liquor question is
well known.   The province voted for prohibition by a large majority. T,he act either was
not or could not be enforced.   Then they decided,   by   an   overwhelming vote,    to try
moderation.    If the present act fails to bring
the results anticipated, a bone-dry law will be
thc next move, and an apathetic  moral  support  by the  public  of the control act  will
hasten that step.   To some people it may not
matter  much   which  of these alternatives is
adopted.    But  the law has been asked for by
large majority of the people of the province,
and it is entitled to a fair  test   under  proper
conditions before it is consigned to the scrap
The campaign against forest fires is essentially one of publicity and education. When
all of the people recognize tne needless destruction of our national resources by preventable forest fires, every individual will exercise the care necessary to prevent such fires.
To check and extinguish a forest fire once it
has a head start, is a difficult matter, but to
prevent the start of such a fire is extremely
simple. During the past five years the campers
have been responsible for a great many forest
fires in this province. Greater care in completely extinguishing camp fires and less care
lessness with cigars, cigarettes and matches
will prevent the tremendous loss due to these
canses. Au arousad public opinion is a most
efficient remedy and will greatly decrease the
number of ferest fires that may endanger the
safety of our welfare and our valuable heritage
of timber resources.
Let not your limitations discourage you;
it is your strength 'that, rebelling agaicst
them, makes you aware of them.
The British government has lately had a
bargain sale of warships. Not less than one
hundred and thirteen, from the famous battleship Dreadaought, which gave its name for
years to the most powerful type of ship extant, to little torpedo boats were on the list
The Draadnought, which was built only fifteen years ago, brought fifty shillings a ton of
actual displacement. Fifty shillings is about
twelve dollars. The other ships presumably
went cheaper.
The republic of Peru is celebrating this
year the centenary of its independence. The
official ceremonies in connection with the
event will begin next week with the opening,
of an industrial and commercial exposition at
Lima, the starting of a number of important
public works and the unveiling of statues of
several of the national heroes. Peru was one of
the provinces that owed their freedom from
Spain to the talent and energy of Bolivar the
Liberator, to whom, by tho way, a statue was
only a few weeks ago dedicated in New York.
It seems that Great- Britain has dcciited that
administering Mesopotamia as a British protectorate is too expensive. It has been costin
iorty or fifty million ponnds a year to keep the
necessary soldiers in Mesopotamia. It is now
proposed to cut those expenses to not more
than two million pounds by setting up an Arab
government in Bagdad, whicli if all goes well
shall rev've the culture and prosperity of the
great days of the caliphs. The Emir Feisal, son
of the king of Hejaz, whom the French would
not permit to occupy the throne of a restored Syria, is likely to be the sovereign of
the new state. The circumstances surrounding
thc establishment of tho kingdom of Mesopo-
The Dominion forest reserves in the prairie
provinces and railway belt of British Columbia are located on- lands unsuited to farming.
The idea is that thpy shall be so handled as
to provide timber for fuel aud building, both
now and in the future, for settlements on the
fertile lands surrounding them.- These forest
areas are not reserved from thn settler or held
out of use, but are reserved from the slasher,
who would pick trees all over the area and
leave a slash behind, whieh at the first hint of
fire would burn like tinder and thus cause the
destruction of many times more trees than the
settlers would cut in many years. The timber
is consereed by first salvaging all the dead
timber and then by restricting the cutting of
mature trees in certain areas, thus allowing
young forests and cut-over forests time to grow
and to recuperate. The possibilities of timber
destruction under properly regulated cutting
aided by fire prevention are very great. On the
reserves, too, over one hundred head of stock
—cattle, horses, and sheep—graze every summer. These are owned by settlers in the sur
rounding districts, who are thus enabled to
raise much more stock than if restricted to
iheir own lfind. The highest development of
the Dominion forests from the standpoint of
timber production is quite compatible with
their use for recreative purposes. On many reserves summer reserves have been established
where under proper regulations citizens may
hold hicnics, camp out, or erect cottages in
which to spend the hot months. The setting
aside of forest reserves makes for game protection and the forestvofficers cooperate in enforcing the provincial game laws. Many forest
reserves have been constituted game reserves,
so that the supply of both large|and^small game
is increased for the benefit of the people ofthe
different provinces. The forest reserve regulations are framed with a view to the maintenance of a supply of fish in waters, within the
reserves, and the forest officei* see that anglers carefully observe these regulations. Thus
these areas, which if cut over and burned over
ruthlessly, would become deserts of drifting
sand, menacing the snrrounding districts, are.
under the forest reserve system, made to add
to the wealth aud comfort of all the people
and also to provide sport-and recreation.
A question that has intrigued savants of all
times and places is "Do fat women make the
best wives, and if so, why?" A true answer
to that would be of inestimable importance,
lt would rob matrimony of its gamble, guarantee happiness to prospective benedicts, and
shatter the silly modern prejudice against
obesity. Undoubtedly the answer is affirmative. Since the dawn of history, as shown by
the clay tablets lately excavated at Nippur,
the well rounded woman has been noteworthy
for affection, good nature, disinclination to
worry, and taste and ability in preparing food
She is easy-going, restful. She doesn't nag
and fret like her thin sisters. In a word, she
is comfortable. Therefore the advice offered to
young men is: Fall in love with a stout woman.
The false vivacity, the hect c excitement ofthe
slim girl won't last. Fat and good cooking
will. The fleshy girl will cheer your home,
smooth your path, and lengthen your life.
A denial td the frequently-met
•negation that increased railway
rates are responsible for the present
business depression was made by
William Sproul, President of tbe
Southern Pacific Railway Company
at the contention of the National
Association of Credit Hen at San
Francisco last week. Mr. Sproul, after alluding to the so-called "freight
blockade" that occurred tn M17,
"Just as it was lightly alleged
then that tiie railroads had broken
down, so now it is readily alleged
that the increase in railroad rata* is
responsible for the stagnation of
business. Because transportation is
so important a factor in badness it
would be a serious charge, if it were
true, that the railroad rates had produced the present stagnation in business.   But it is not true.
"On the contrary, the railroad
rates were not raised in time to enable the railroads to move the commerce of the country in its. active
period when the business *af the
country at large could easily absorb
the increase. The fact is that the
-rates were raised and business declined at about the same time, but
one had nothing to do with the other
as it related matter.
"In proof of the suggestion, let me
call your attention to the water rates.
The rates by water have been on the
decline. Yet private owners are
laying up their ships. The United
States Snipping Board's ships are
laid up by the score because business
is stagnant. The cause is .-found in
the sheer inability of business to get
back en a peace basis. That is tiie
reason business has halted.
"Tet the call of the day is that
K..roads reduce their rates because *
isiness is bad. This call for reduction comes from all sources and
on all important commodities and
from all sections of the country. I
venture the opinion that if all tha
railroads of this country were, by
some edict, to reduce their rates one-
half on every kind of traffic everywhere, there would be no appreciable
Increase in the volume o» business
moved, but'the railroads would be
prostrate in one common disaster
that would shake the nation and call
tredits into question."
Padlock Safety Paper,for private
bankchecks, kept in stock by Tbe
Sun Job Department.
to all that the energy
abounding everywhere
has the Sun as its source
and unless the mechanism
of our.eyes are working
correctly so that a clear
image may be thrown
upon the retina-screen of
our eye we can not develop the ambitions of our
lives. We will examine
in a thoroughly scientific
manner your eye-structures and build for you the
glasses that will help you
visnalize and concentrate.
Jeweller and Optician
Bridge Street Grand Forks
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks,B.C.
Hava by careful and efficient management built up a large
business during tlio past ten years, and are the lajgest
growers of nursery stock in Western Canada.
A LARGE ASSORTMENT of vory 6no Fruit Trees and
Small Fruit Plalits are now growing in liur Nui.eries at
Sardis, which are being oifered to planters nt verv Roaion-
able Prices.
THE QUALITY of these treea and plants are of high onl,.r
being propagated from specially selecltd tries of known
VVe urge growing n very fine lot of Hosps of  leading   va- ,
rielies which have bit" med ihis sfUM.n in il ,- Nl**.l>*erl.H>* aiid
will give goud results w hen transplanted in your garden
or lawn.
We Solicit Correspondence from   intending planter* '-n'l
urge the p'aeing orders early in the season. WRITE TODAY
The British Columbia Nurseries Co. Ltd
Sardis, B. C. Department C.
Salesmen Wanted.    Terms Liberal.
Mention the ''Sun" wlcn writing.
Of all present-day Sewing Machines.
Why buy* a machine at which you have
to sit.in an awkward position, when you
may just as well have one with which it
is a pleasure to sew? The White Rot a-y
Sit-Strate is just thi machine you want.
Sold on easy monthly payments by*
cTWiUer CS, Gardner
■» Complete Home Furnishers
How Do You
Would you call on a busy man at his
office, send in your card, and then, when
he indicated that he could see you, keep
him waiting while you finished reading a
magazine in his outtr offiee?
It is just as important when you telephone that you be ready to talk when
your party answers. It shows consideration of the other persons time.
C.V. Meggitt
Real Estate and Insurance
Established 1910
Real Estate and Insurance
Resident Agent Grmill Forka Townsite
Coinpany, Limited
Orchards     City Property
Agents at; Nelson, Calgary, Wihnlpeg and
other Prairie points. Vancouver Agents:
<tEala_.ll_.tied In WW, we are In a (million   to
furnish reliable information eonoorplng this
Write for free literature.
Ex elicit f*i'illtte« for lulling your farmi
We hnve agents »t   uli    Comt and  Prnlrle
Reliable Information regarding tills distr't
cheerfully furnished. We solicit your Inquiries.
Yale  Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty"
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yaib Hotbi., Fiust Strbkt
Those wishing neat sign painting
to ornament tbeir business places
sbould call on W. P. O'Connor, a
returned soldier.
Job Printing at The Sun office a
practically the same prices as before
tbe big war.
Transfer Company
City Baggage and General
Coal,  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
Office  at' R.  F.  Petrie's Store
Phone 64
Modern ltigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Barns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
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*#$ errewtreararejteX ''JiA
(1) An armoured car used for patrolling the
streets of Dublin during the recent rioting of
H Sein Feiners.
(2) Remarkable work accomplished by elephants in removing logs at Kobo. on the banks
of the Brahmaputra river, in Assam, some 40
miles above Dibrugarth.
(3) Mr. and Mrs. Winston Churchill arriving
at Westminster Abbey, London, England, for a
Memorial Service for Admiral of the Fleet,
Sir A. K. Wilson, V.C.
(4) A. W. Jones, the wonderful 17-year-old
American tennis player, who took part in the
Kent Lawn Tennis Championships at Becken-
ham, England.
(5) Gen. Godley presenting Gen. Bainbridge to
the Baroness Ernest de la Grange, who placed
her chateau (The Chateau la Motts) at the
disposal of the British authorities during the
The Great Divide
(6) Carpentier at his training quarters.
■ at*'-
This is the great division line between Alberta and British Columbia
M ''
aaasrttem ,-&**&**
Away up in the Canadian Rockies
on the main line of the C.P.R. travellers looking out of the train-window
are attracted by a curious rustic-
sign bearing the words "The Great
Flanking it on each side in similar
rustic letter are the wcfrds "Alberta"
and "British Columbia."
It ls at this point that the two
Provinces of "Alberta" and "British
Columbia" bound each other. But
the sign was evidently not put up
here especially on that account. If
it had been, there is no reason why
every other Canadian province
should not have its boundaries similarly set forth. In fact such a sign
might indeed be very welcome to
the tourist, en route across Canada,
who, often does not know, as things
now are, whether he voyages in
Saskatchewan or Alberta. And most
commuters think that all the Rockies
belong to British Columbia, politically as well as geologically.
No this sign was not put here to
"Divide" neighbors. It is here to
cal! attention to a most wonderful
and at the same time simple feat in
nature. The division of the waters
of a continent.
When the long train slows down
and comes to. a stop at thift joint,
it is the lifting of its hat, so tn
speak, to a power greater than itself; and yet a power to which it
bears resemblance in that it also
crosses the continent and unites two
Vou step out of the train with thc
other passengers not at all knowing
what you are to see (if this be your
first trip). About you, arc trees
around the little clearing, and overhead, the bowl of the blue sky. There
are no houses in sight. You wonder
what it is all about.
You say to yourself, "Something
important all right to halt the Imperial Limited." And then you conn-
to thc other passengers with a qncs-
tion on your lips. At that momen'
an official comes along answering
the line of questions. "Yes, yes,'
says he, with the broad smile and a
good nature which in itself stretches
away across continent—"This is the
Great Divide of thc Streams." And
then. you go and look, and there,
over the clean stones nas.se*. a ripple
of laughters that is Thc Great
Divide! A little rill above pebbles,
of a depth that would nicely hold
the bulb of hyacinth or daffodil on
a library table. A little shallow
Btream upturned to thc sky here nn
this height of land with an almost
imperceptible turning, as if by ths
twist of an artist's brush, of a few
drops toward the Pacific and n few
others toward thc Arctic. Wi'.h a
pebble between to east tho vote.
You. suddenly see this little crys-
tnl-cle.ir rivult as something "■■■■<-
tical anrl grent. Mystical as tha
"little flower in the crannied will,"
The Great Divide aw». trnvc'lors
waysl The beginnings of two ni'i-hty
into silence. It ll the nnr'.\P" i ' the
rivers embracing half a continent
nnd controlling the 'jfc of all tha
land through whieh they pass toj
their ordained destination", no far
remote from each other thnt were
you at their mouths instead of l'..re
At thi-ir source you could never believe they had ever any connection
with each other.
The C. P. R, in not ashamed to
pause, to bring great engines to at
standstill here at this little altar In*/
Ihe hills.
When your trainman calls "All
aboard" and you take your scall
tgaln it is with an entirely new fueling of Intimacy toward the Columbia and Mackenzie rivers. For yoi_(
have seen both th«ir Great Divide
,nd their preat marriage. | Vi
News of the City
Thomas Lynch, who is ranching
east of the city, this week threshed
twelve acres of fall wheat that averaged over forty bushels to the
acre. The fall wheat crop is re"
ported to be exceptionally good all
through the valley. Spring wheal
is not so promising owing to tbe
lack of moisture, although an average yield is expected.
William McKay, of Rock Creek,
was operated on at the Grand Forks
hospital last Monday for an injury
to his foot, wbich has confined him
to the hospital for a couple of
weeks. His wife arrived in the
city last night to visit him.
A cloudburst is reported to have
occured at Midway on Monday and
another at Rock Creek on Tuesday.
Considerable damage is said to hav e
been kone to roads and crops, as
well as causing several washouts,
A small blaze on the roof of Davis'
store yesterday morning gave th e
fiie alarm siren another opportunity
to test her voice. The fire was extinguished without the aid of tbe
hose, however, before any damage
was done.
Charles Allen returned to the city
on Wednesday from Vaneouver,
where he has been living during
the past six months. He intends to
remain here until he becomes re-
Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross'
are Aspirin—No others I
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 oi lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
MORAL—Be  Careful With Fire
H. W. Young has purchased a
residence on Victoria avenue, east
of First street, and will move into it
after the necessary repairs have been
made to it.
Grain  harvesting is now in full
blast in thfs valley.
Rev. Hillis Wright returned on
Wednesday from Vancouver, where
h') has been spending a fortnight.
Fresh   Groceries   Are  the
We carry a complete line of fresh staple and
and fancy groceries. Also seasonable fresh
fruits and vegetables. The quality of our
goods, our reasonable prices and the courteous treatment we show our customers are our
principal drawing cards.
The City Grocery
There it only one Aspirin, that marked
With the "Bayer Cross"—all other tablets are only acid imitations.
Genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"
have been prescribed by physicians for
nineteen years and proved safe by millions for Pain, Headache, Neuralgia,
Colds, Rheumatism, Lumbago, Neuritis.
Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets—also
larger "Bayer" packages, can be had
at any drug store.   Made in Canada.
Aspirin is the trade mark (registered
in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of
Monoaceticaeidester of Salicylicacid.
0While 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, tha
"Bayer Cross."
.    Wapta Camp from East End of Lake looking towards Kicking Horse Pass.
About eight miles west of Lake the Yoho Valley is ten miles, and to
Louise Station on the main line of Emerald Lake is fourteen miles. To-
the Canadian Pacific   Railway  just wards the north, one can reach Sher-
boforo entering the Kicking "Horse
Canyon, the traveller notices a very
btuutiful sheet of water named
Wapta Lake, ahelt-'red from the
north by a high and massive moun-
tuiri euppod by eternal snuw.
On the shores of this lake, facing
la magnificent Alpine panorama, a
Irustic bungalow Camp has been constructed, which opened for visitors on July 1st, and will provide
la comfortable and convenient centre
tfor those who desire to explore one
lof the most romantic and picturesque districts in the Canadian Pacific
■Rockies. The Lake itself ia at an
■elevation of 5,190 feet above sea
level, and faces peaks scaling up to
lover 11,000 feet. It is only half a
day's walk from Lake O'Hara, which
mas been selected as thc site of the
[Annual Camp of the Alpine Club of
Canada for 1921. Lake O'Hara,
however, is more than a centre for
jAlpino climbers, lt was selected by
John S. Sargent, the famous artist,
St* one of the most beautiful places
"he could find in thc Rockies, surrounded as lt is with mountains of
■wild and ragged grandeur which at
the same nine compose into pictures of unfailing beauty.       »
Wapta Lake is actually in British
Columbia just over the Great Divide,
which will undoubtedly be a favorite
trip from the Camp. Ten minutes
•walk to the west of the Camp the
Kicking Horse Canyon begins, down
which one can walk, ride or drive.
From the west end of Wapta Lske
to Field is less than twelve miles,
While the distance to Yoho Falls in
brooke and Ross Lakes in about an
hour and a half, so that the variety
of excursions offered to those who
stay at this Camp is remarkable.
Wapta Lake Camp is constructed
on the same lines as the Lake
Windermere Camp, which proved so
popular last summer. It has a Central Community House for dancing
and recreation purposes 30 feet
square with a wide gallery round the
sides. The kitchen is a large building, 20 x 26 ft, while the cottages
are of varying sizes and design—
double cottages being 24 x 14 ft. and
single cottages 14 x 12 ft. Each cottage is equipped with a small heater
and stove pipe on account of the cool
nights natural to this elevation. The
Camp is within the jurisdiction of
the Dominion Parks Authorities, and
subject to the Dominion Parks regulations, which are particular in
guarding against forest fires, prevent the cutting down of green timber in the vicinity of the Camp and
forbid any dealing in liquor on the
premises. The Camp occupies aii
area of three acres, and the rustic
bungalow character of the Cabins
gives It a very attractive appearance.
About 50 visitors can be accommodated at one time. Two hath houses,
a foT men and one for ladies, are
supplied with hot and cold running
water and toilet facilities. ■*»
Hector is the Station for Wapta
Lake Camp and for the convenience
of visitors a motor launch will oon-
nect with a larding stage in front
of the Camp. Transfer charge from
station to Camp is 25 cents each
Miss Olive Allen, of Calgary, U
visiting the Misses Burns. Miss
Allen formerly lived in thiB city.
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reach.
Have you seen tbe new models. They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new coin! As weatherproof as aduokl Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Real Quality. Real
Value. Easy Terms. We are tbe peoplejto mount you right.
Open Saturday Evenings Ull lO.o'Clock
way. Saddle horses and guides will
be available for those who wish td
ride, and telephone connection with
Chateau Lake Louise will make it
easy to communicate with those wh*/
have engaged any of the Company's
Swiss Guides. These guides are M
great demand, and their service*
should be requisitioned well in advance.
One of the most thrilling trips id
the whole Canadian Pacific Rockies
can be made from Wapta Lakel
Camp. This is by way of Lake'
Louise over the Victoria Glacier to
Abbott Pass under the great precipices of Lefroy. - After the summit
of this Pass one reaches Lake Oesa,
from which one gets an exquisite
view of Lake O'Hara down below.
From Lake O'Hara an easy trail
down Cataract Creek brings one back
to Wapta Lake. This, of course, id
a somewhat strenuous trip and t**J
quires Swiss Guides.
An easier trip on saddle ponies
through magnificent Alpine scenery
is through the Yoho Valley to Emer-|
aid Lake or over the Burgess Pass tq
Field. A four-in-hand Tally-ho will)
drive down the Kicking Horse Pan
on a road which follows the old
C. P. R. grade.
The rates for Wapta Lake Camp
are very moderate, being $6.60 peij
day fer those who can make only ai
short stay, and $5.00 fer these wh#
can stay a week or more.     *
The C. P. R. passeBger trains wilk
stop at Hector while the Camp is id
operation, with the exception oil
trains Nos. 3, 1 and 3.
The Camp will be operated b_K
Colonel Phil, Mww and MM, KWKj
TAKE NOTICE that Joaaph Tromh ler.whon
A address li Eholt, 11. 0.. will apply for a
licence to tak And uae One cubic foot per
second ol water out of the Weat Fork ol
Flaherman Creek, whioh flowa easterly and
drains into the North Fork of Kettle River
about alx mllea north ol where the North
Fork Joins the Kettle Biver. The water will
be dlvearted from the stream at a point about
250 feet North of the South-Weat corner pint
of Lot 8701, alao known aa sub-lot 2, and will
be used for Irrigation purpoaea upon the
land de scribed as Lot 2701 o. sub-lot 2. This
notice was posted on the ground on the 13th
day of July, 1921. A copy of thle notice and
an application pursuant thereto and to the
"Water Aet, 1914," will be filed In the olBoe
of the Water Keoorderr at Grand Forka,
B. C. Objections to the applloatlon
may be filed with the aaid Water Recorder
or with the Comptroller oi Water Bights,
Paillament Buildings, Victoria. B. C, within
thirty days alter the first appearance of thia
notice In a local newspaper.. The date of the
firat publication of this notice is July 29th,
SEALED TENDBBS will be received by the
Distrlot Forester, Nelson, not   later than
noon on the 9th day of August, 1921, for the
purchase of Licence X3377, near Westbridge,
to cnt 5000 Hewn Ties.
One year will be allowed for removal of
Further particulars of the Dlatriot Forester
Nelaon, B. C.
The City Council have fixed the
following hours for garden and lawn
sprinkling from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.; and
from 5 p m. to 9 p.m., "and no person
shall uae such water except throngh
a hose with a nozzle thereon (except
where sprayis uied), and suoh n ozzle
shall not be larger than 3-16 of an
City Clerk.
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a superior
grade of Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf styles.
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western money in
the West.
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
The Sun
Job Department
npHE value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Vbiting cards
Sh'**"ing tags
Price lists
And commercial and
society printing of every
Let us quote jou our
New Type
Latest Style]
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.—GEO.   ARMSON
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
r. g. McCutcheon
Minimum price ef flnt-elua land
reduced to 16 an aere; second-class to
$1.(0 an acre.
Pre-emption now confine* to surveyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purpose*
and whioh Is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties or not more than (our may
arrange (or adjacent pre-emptions
with joint residence, but eaoh making
necessary improvements on respective
clalma. -,
Pre-emptors must occupy claims (or
•"• 7***** and make Improvements to
value of |10 per acre, Including clearing and cultivation of at least I aeres,
before receiving Crown Grant
where pre-emptor In occupation not
nas than I years, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because of Ill-health, or other cause, be
granted Intermediate certificate of Improvement and transfer his claim.
Records without permanent residence may be Issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of
MS0 per annum and records same each
year. Failure to make improvements
or record aame will operate as (or-
(eiture. Title cannot 6* obtained In
less than b years, and improvements
of tlO.M per acre. Including C acres
cleared and cultivated, and resldenoe
of at least i yean are required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, If he
requires land ln conjunction with his
(arm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made
and residence maintained on Crown
granted land. *
UneurveyM areas, not exceeding M
If.*.**: M***^**. ****** ** homeaftes;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.
roe graslng and industrial purposes
areas exceeding MS acres may be
■cased by one person cr company.
Mill, (actor or tadustriaTsltes on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment of stumpage.
Natural hay meadows inaccessible
97 _S,teUlV T0*a* T ** Purchased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them. Rebate of one-half of coat of
road, not exceeding half af purchase
price. Is mad*.
The scope of this Act Is enlarged t»
I with HSr«S31.S^%_S_? ""^
time within which the hetra or devisees
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under thia Act la extended
irom for one year from the death of
TOch person, as formerly, until one
/ear after the conclusion of the present
war. This privilege Is alao made retroactive.
No fees relating to pre-emptions ar*
due or payaUe V soldlan on preemptions recorded after Jun* la. lilt
Taxes are remitted for five years.
Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid alnce August
I, 1014, on account of payments, fees
or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions
Interest on agreements to purchase
town or city lota held by members of
Allied _F6rces. or dependents, acquired
direct or Indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 11. KM.
Provision made for Issuance of
'rown grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
iiurchasers who failed to complete
purchase. Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purohase, in-
'-rrc.it nnd taxes. Whore sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must ba
tnade by May 1, 1920.
Grazing Act, 1919, for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for gracing districts and range
ndminlstr.-tion under Commissioner.
Annual graslng permits Issued based
on numbers ranged; priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits
for Ket tiers, campers ar travellers, up
'o ton *iena.
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. Ail work
C. A. Crawford
Near Telephone Office


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