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 GRAND FORKS Jyft
the center of Grand Forks valley, tbe
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
Legislative Library
Kettle Valley Orchardist
m
THF S1FI1SI 's t'le favor'te news-
X UU (JUL!  paper 0f ^e citizens
of the district. It is read by more
people in the city and valley than any
other paper because it is fearless, reliable, clean, bright and entertaining.
It is always independent but never
neutral.
TWENTY-FIKST YEAR—No a
GRAND FORKS^ B. C, FRIDAY,   NOVEMBER 18, 1921
"Tell me what you Know la true:
I can Jura- as well as you.
$1.00 PER YEAR
BANDITS HOLD UP
Secure About $200 of Government Money and $90
of the Vendor's Gash.
Make a Get-Away
By a bold hold up by two unmasked men at about 6:30 Tuesday
evening, the government liquor
store in thia city was relieved of the
day's cash receipts, ampnming to
about $200, and R. Campbell, the
vendor, was also compelled to contribute 190 of hiB personal money,
being the balance of his month's
salary, which he had recoived on
that day. The highwaymen also
took two bottles of gin and a bottle
of wine.
At the time mentioned above, a
man entered the store, and Mr.
Campbell, who waa seated at his
desk, aroBe to wait on him, believing bim to be a customer. No sooner
had he'got on his feet than the man
covered bim with ao automatic and
commanded bim ro open the safe.
The vendor had ' no cboice but to
comply with the command, aod
while be was cogged in this, task a
seoond man, also armed with an
automatic, entered the store. The
two hold-up men kept the vendor
covered while the forced him to
hand out tbe cash, and one of tbem
searched Mr. Campbell and -extracted $90 from one of bis pookets.
The highwaymen tben put two bottles
of gin and a bottle of wine in their
pockets, and after obtaining thc keys
to the store, left, locking the door
behind tbem.
Mr. Campbell at once telephoned
for Provincial Constable Killam,
who arrived on tho scene about five
minutes after tbe robbery, but tbe
hold-up men had disappeared.' It
is now supposed tbat after tbe robbers left the store tbey crossed the
Kettle Valley line bridge to the
Ruckle addition.
Constable Killam and Mr. Camp
belled were soon joined by Chief
Savage and" the two mounted policemen who were in town at the
time, and the bunt for the highwaymen was commenced in earnest and
was kept up until about 3 o'clock
the next morning.
Mr. Campbell and Chief Savage
made a quick trip to Danville in tbe
vendor's car to ascertain if tbe two
men bad crossed the line by motor
oar. Satisfying themselves taat
tbe men were oo foot, tbey started
back to tbis city, and when tbey
reached the immigration shed they
met two men whom Mr. Campbell
recognized as tbe perpetrators of tbe
holp-up. Passing and wheeling the
oar arouod, Mr. Campbell and Chief
Savage got out of th car, and tbe
latter commanded tbe men to halt.
Instead of complying with tbe order
the men started on a run io opposite
directions, the chief taking after one
and Mr. Cuuipbelt pursuing tbe
other. The chief's man started in tbe
direction of the Chinese laundry, at
wbich point he crossed the railway
track and got down into the brush
that sorrouods McCallum's slough,
from wbicb be finally made good bis
escape. Mr. Campbell's man sought
the shelter of Jack Cooke's resi
dence, and from tbis vantage point
the pursuer concluded it would be
impossible for a man with a crippled weapon (Mr. Campbell's gun
had been put out of commission
with the first'exchange of shots with
his man) to dislodge a well armed
bandit. He therefore weat in search
of tbe assistance of Mr. Savage, but
when the officer and Mr. Cambell
returned to tbe bouse tbe man had
disappeared. ThaJ was'the last seen
of the bandits by tbeir pursuers.
Tbe tracks of the man who took
refuge behind Mr. Cooke's house
were followed over tbe river em
bankment, but he bad retraced bis
steps and then followed tbe fence
on tbe side of cemetery until be
struck tbe road south of burial
grounds. Running shots were exchanged between both ofthe bandits
and tbeir pursuers.
The bunt has since been kept up,
but no trace has been found of the
hold-ups. A couple of suspects were
picked up today somewhere in the
vicinity of Mr. Meggitt's ranch and
brought into town, but they were
subsequently released as not being the
parties wanted. It is reported tbat
tbe two men wanted for the crime
have been at several plsces sou'h of
Danville.
In going over the ground the day
after the robbery,Chief Savage found
ona of tbe stolen bottles of gin where
the bandit bad crawled through the
fence at a point wbere Donald
street crosses McCallum's slough.
The bandits were seen loitering
around several places in the city on
the day of the hold-up, and identification should not be difficult.
One of the men is described as being about 5 feet 10 inches in height,
foreigner, supposedly of Austrian
birtb; wedge-shaped face, witb half-
starved appearance; wears dirty grey
tweed cap, summer weight; weight
about 160 pounds; grey coat of a
dirty appearance; medium weight
coarse shoes; age about 32. Tbe
other man weighs abont 170 pounds;
broad shoulder; wears a black
slouch bat, with black light-weight
mackinaw coat; high top boots;
olean shaven; height about 5 feet 9
inches; age about 30.
A Test of Nerve
While hunting in the Canadian Rockies one day a woman showed a rare
presence of mind. With her guide and
companion, says the Outing Magazine,
she was spending the day on a" higb
mountain waiting for a grizzly bear
that they had sighted the day before.
About five o'clock in the afternoon
they saw the bear far down the mountain feeding on moss berries, and they
immediately started on a wide detour
to stalk him. After they had dropped
down to a lower altitnde ihey followed a little ledge round the steep mountain.
Meanwhile bruin bad changed his
plans, and was climbing the mountain
to the same shelf on which the hunters were walking. As they made their
way cautiously rounda projecting point
with the woman in the lead, they
met him face to face at a distance of
less than thirty paces. The moment he
came iuto full view the woman threw
her rifle to her shoulder and took
a quick shot. The bear crumpled up
and rolled far down the mountain side,
and when the hunters reached bim he
was stone dead. What would have
happened if the shot had missed is
hard to conjecture. No hunter would
choose to shoot a grizzly at thirty paces. The guide was well armed, but
if the woman's shot had failed, he
would have been at too close quarter
to have done anything effective. Is
all happened so quickly that theret
was no chance for comment or advice.
The Busy Bee
Few persons realize the enormous
effort required to make a single pound
of hnuey. In a pound jar, the Manchester Guardian tells us,there is the con
centrated essence of sixty thousand
flowers.
To make a pound of clover honey
the bees must take nectar from sixty-
two thousand blossoms and make two
million seven hundred thousand visits
in getting it Often the journey from
the hive to the flower and back is as
much as two miles, so that the making of a pound of honey requires journeys that may aggregate more than
five million miles,
When we remember that a single
colony of bees will produce from sixty to eighty pounds of honey in a sea
son we realizo that the bee is indeed
"busy."
'*«— feUSH&'J
Both--"He's Talking to You."
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Season's Fruit Production
in the Valley Reaches
About 150 Gars-Shipment Made to United
States and Old Country
. The Grand Forks Cooperative
Ex hange completed tbe season's
pack of fruit on Wednesday.
Manager Lucas states tbat tbe
exchange has had very successful
season. This is gratifying news, in.
asmucb as this is the first year that
the growers have practically aii
shipped under a lentral cooperative
organization.
During tbe season a total of 115
cars of fruit have been shipped from
the central packing house. This in.
eluded 26,000 boxes of prnnes,
4000 boxes of pears 'and 500 boxe 6
of plums, tbe balance being apples.
Eighteen cars of apples were
shipped to tbe old country, most of
them going to Glasgow, and seven
cars to the United States, the several
destination points being New York,
Chicago and Minneapolis. The remainder of tbe fruit crop was marketed iu Caoada.
Besides tbe fruit shipments, three
cars of potatoes and one car of beets
and carrots were also shipped out of
the valley by tbe exchange.
In addition to the shipments
made by tbe Growers Cooperative
exchange, two large growers marketed their own crops. These, w ith
other small individual shipments!
and express shipments of small
fruits, will bring the fruit production
of the Kettle valley for 1921 up to
over 150 cars.
While the price realizsd for fruit
this fall is not as high ae that obtained for last year's crop, tbe
ranchers are not as heavy losers by
this decline as they might imagine.
All foodstuffs bave taken a down
ward trend. Wheat has fallen 80
cents a bushel in price since last
June, This mearis cheaper flour and
feed for tbe fruit growers of tbis
valley, and what tbey lose by tbe
reduced price of apples tbey gain in
the purchasing power of tbeir. dollars.
Candidate J. A. MacKelvie will
hold a public meeting in the Empress
theatre next Tuesday evening.
Tbe Liberal committee rooms
bave been moved to the Morrison
block on First street.
LOWER PRICES
flMAPPlfS
Okanagan's Big Crop
Brings Less PerBoxThan
Last Year Owing to
Weak Demand in Gon-
snminp Centers
Vernon, Nov. 14.—At thiB time
two years ago there were about 700
cars of apples left in tbe valley unsold, but today there are only about
300, wnich speaks volumes for tbose
responsible for tbe distribution of
the season's crop.
Wbile distribution has been widened in n manner tbat must gratify
even the most sanguine, prices have
not been satisfactory. Reports from
tbe prairie, overseas and United
States markets tell of a weak box-
apple demand. While some of the
varieties reached tbe cousuming
centers at seasonable times and se
cured good prices, a good many cars
arrived wben buyers were not so
keen.
This state of affairs in the apple
markets of the world is in line with
what is happening other commodi
ties. The sharp decline in the price
of wheat has had a serious effect on
buying on tbe prairie.
According to tbe Dominion government reports, Mcintosh Red apples from the Okanagan are selling
in tbe Liverpool markets at prices
ranging from $2.75 to $2.90 per b:*x
New York market reports tell similar stories.
In view of the turn wbich the ap
pie markets have taken, growers are
not looking for very fat returns this
season. The apples that were sold at
good prices will help to level up
those tbat were sold during tbe
slump. Shippers, however, and in
fact everyone in the business, real
izes tbat tue va'iey is in a most fortunate position, everything considered
More apples have been shipped
than ever before, and wbile they
have not brought tbe prices tbat
were expected, nevertheless they
were moved, and in tbis connection
tbe Canadian Pacific bas played
most important part. The big meat
packing plants on tbe prairie and
otber eastern cities have not been
demanding tbe usual number of refrigerator cars, due to the limited
amount of stock going through tbeir
plants, rhue a large number of cars
bave been left for the fruit move
ment. While Wenatehee and other
fruit districts were clamoring. for
cars, the Okanagan   waa well
plied. Shippers declare tbal tbey
bave never seen a season wben
transportation difficulties were so
few.
FOSTER'S FORECAST
Washington, Nov. 14.—The week
centering on November 14 is expected to bring on one of tbe well
known severe November storms,
witb all its varied extremes, including a hot wave, a "norther," as it is
called by the Texans, high winds,
together with all those weather features that sometimes break into and
smash the beautiful "Indian summer" of the great central valleys.
Tbose "great central valleys" include all the valleys of the Mississippi, Missouri and Red River of tbe
North aod their tributaries. Meridian 90, tbe base line of my forecasts, runs north and south through
the central parts of those great* valleys, St. Louis being near that line.
Most precipitation of November—
rain or snow—is expected witb ibis
and the storm near 28. Immediately
following tbis storm of 14, winter
gain is expected to need moisture,
and the welfare of tbat growing grain
depends largely on tbe moisture tbat
will come from these two storms.
There will be continental storms,
and every pert of tbe continent will
be affected by tbem, the kind of
weather feature that reaches each
section depending on the direction
and distance from the central paths
of the high aod low. Tbe Pacific
slope will get the weather effects
that come with the west side of botb
the high and tbe low. Tbe frosts are
expected to tbe most important feature.
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SESSION OF
CITY COUNCIL
Members of Court of Revision Appointed—Fire
Chief and Chief of Police Will Inspect All
Public Buildings
The mayor and all the aldermen
were present at the regular meeting
of the city council on Monday evening.
A letter was read from the G. W.
V. A., asking the council to allow
them to take care of the captured
German machine guns. The request
was granted.
The ouncil also approached the
school board with regard to placing
tbe war trophy gun in the semicircle in front of the Central school.
Harry Stacey was appointed
poundkeeper, to asstst the chief of
police, and the chief was instructed
to prosecute the owners of all animals running at large or impounded.
Tbe chief of the fire department
and tbe chief of police were instructed to inspect all public buildings and to report to the council in
regard to fire escape arrangements
and sanitary accommodations.
Tbe old McDonald building in the
West end was sold to J. Mohler for
$25.
The board of police commissioners was requested to place before
the council a report of the year's
proceedings, including prosecutions,
convictions, and tbe penalties imposed.
Tbe chairman of the water and
ligbt committee reported that 300
feet of 6 inch iron pipe had been
laid on Main street ia place of the
old wooden pipe, aud he recom»
mended that 300 feet more be purchased. Tbe council authorized
tbe purchase of tbe additional pipe.
Tbe annual grant of #07.50 was
made towards tbe insurance of the
members of the volunteer fire dea
partment.
The chairman of the board of
works reported tbat the cement
sfdewalk on Winnipeg avenue had
been completed, and tbat the repairs
to tbe Fourth street bridge were being proceeded witb.
Mayor Hull reported that $45.50
had been forwarded to the Britannia
Beach Hood sufferers.
Aid. Miller and McDonald, with
the mayor, were appointed a court
of revision to revise the municipal
voters' list. The first session of the
court wili be held on December 10
at 10 a.m.
The auditor's report of receipts
and expenditures up to September
30 was read by the city auditor and
accepted by the council.
The Original Poe
This amusing story is attributed to
former President Taft, who is said to
have told it at a literary dinner. A
negro,ho said, knocked at Mrs. Brown's
back door aud  asked   for a job.
"What's your name?" Mrs. Brown
asked. "Mali name's Poe, ina'am,"
he replied. "Poe, eh?'" saia Mrs.
Brown, interested tlmtjlio should have
the same name as the author of tho
Raven. "1 suppose some of your family once worked for Edgar Allen Poe,
didn't they?"
The negro's eyes   bulged,   and he
struck a   resounding   whack on   his
chest. "Why, ma'am," he saitl, "Ah
sup-1 is Edgar Allen Poo."
THE WEATHER
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Law's ranch:
Max.    Min.
Nov.   11—Friday    45        32
12—Saturday   45 31
13- Sunday  50        30
14—Monday    3.5 29
15—Tuesday  32        25
16—Wednesday.. 37       24
17- Thursday..'... 32 22
Inches
Snowfall    3.4
Melted snow  0.06
Chief Constable Fraser, of Greenwood, and Constable Stewart, of
Midway, were in the city Wednesday in connection with the liquor
store hold-up caBe. THE   SUN,   GBAND   FORKS,   B. C.
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OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1921
Tho world's wisest and ablest   statesmen
of today have been making history at Washington this week.    If the armaments conference ends as auspiciously as it began, the tax-
burdened peoples of all nations will heave a
sigh of relief and future generations will  celebrate the 12th  of  November as the world's
greatest anniversary.   If the dogs of war can
be leashed for ton years, why not for one hundred years? and if for one  hundred, why not
forathousind years?   It  requires a powerful
imagination to paint a picture of the world at
tha end of a thousand years of peace. No rose
garden of today  would be comparable to it;
tliere would be no half-starved, half-clothed or
homeless people,but everybody would be happy
and contented, and enabled to live in comfort
with minimum amount of manual labor,    All
that is necessary to be done to make a ^start to
paint that picture is for the delegates to carry
out the program as laid down on the opening
day of the conference.   That program has the
good-will of a very large majority of the people
of every nation on the face of the globe, an d
there seems to  be no need for quibbling or
hesitating.
The provincial government has had a rather
stormy time in the house this week, but at
present no threatening clouds to endanger the
safety of the ship of state can be seen on the
horizon.
One effect of unemployment is that many
a young fellow, having decided that the job at
which he can not get work must be aqandoned,
is training for a new career, and so the evening classes at the extension schools are full
The same reasoning is infiuenoing international trade. American firms are establishing
branches in Europe to take advantage of the
cheaper labor there and of the present situa
tion of exchange, and European companies are
seeking establishments in America to escape
the high tariff duties and especially the uncertainties that will attend the appraisal of
imports on the basis of their American value,
if conpress adopts that plan.
Harding's invitation was received Englishmen,
from the prime minister downwards, felt there
was something in it which was clean and
wholesome like an ocean breeze. It was felt
that a fine and great spirit had inspired the
proposal. That is the reason it was accepted
in Great Britain wUh alacrity. He added;
"When the United States and Great Britain
and nther nations within the great circle of the
English-speaking world are seeing eye to eye
and working together to attain lasting peace,
there is a prospect of life becoming better and
brighter, not only for those of onr own race
but also for mankind in general."
The child is father of the man, yes; but there
are considerable differences between parent
and offspring. Every normal boy goes through
a predatory stage, a period when he idolizes
Robin Hood and Roderick Dhu, thinks property rights an imbecile convention of grownups, and longs, in varying degree, to prove his
worth by reaving and harrying. One doesn't
need to be a psychologist to understand this; he
needs nothing but a good memory. Boys w 11
walk miles to steal apples not so good as those
to be had for picking up in their own orchards.
Now, in the country, the boy gets this out of
his system without doing much damage; and
when he has left the slack of his pants in the
grip.of some neighbor's dog and swallowed a
large dose of castor oil as a remedy for the
pains caused by picking unripe fruit he begins
to see there may be something in these grownup ideas, after all. But in the city, the boy's
plundering hurts and hurts folks who can not
sjaud it; not to mention the enormous amount
of portable wealth open to seizue on every
hand. The city boy must be carried through
his predatory stage by giving him something
else to do. It is a question, partly of money,
more of men, but, most of all, of public interest.
When people realize what can be done to keep
boys from starting out on the penitentiary
road, they will supply the necessary moaey
and find, educate or somehow call into being
the needed workers.
The Russian ruble used to be worth ap
proximately 50 cents. But now that the com
munist government can print  100,000-ruble
notes as easily as it can print notes of any
other denomination a dinner of soup, roast
beef, potatoes, pastry and coffee costs 50,000
rubles, white bread is 7000 rubles a pound,
black bread 500 rubles, and a" half-mile ride in
a cab costs 30,000 rubles. One hundred American dollars bring 4,000,000 rubles in exchange,
and the wages of a skilled mechanic are 1,000
000 a month.
Tho government vendor in Grand Forks
says he is unalterably opposed to disarmament.    Can you blame him?
Another woman has been elected to the
British house of commons. Mrs. Wintringham,
who was chosen for Louth, is tho widow of
the man who previously hold tho seat. Politically she is a Libera* It is reported that at
least nine women are already preparing to
stand for election when tlio next general election conios off—and by that time there will no
doubt bo others ready to try tlieir fortunes.
11 seems to quite fashionable those days to
limit armaments. Wo havo scrapped ull our
offensive weapons with the exception of one
short lead pencil.
Those who thought that France, "bled
white," was doomed to perish must marvel at
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How Are You
Getting Along?
Ask yourself as to how you
are getting along. You
have a pretty good idea
whether or not your eyes
are working vigorously
and properly transmitting the world's sight
messages to yonr brain.
If you suffer from any
kind of eye defection or
fatigue you should at
once have your eyes tested by our optometrist.
His advice is absolutely
dependable.
J. C. TAYLOR
Jeweller and Optician
Bridge Street Grand Forks
Five years ago Russia had the "feve." When
the crisis came, friendly physicians were called
in and, if the patient did not make much pro
gres toward recovery, he was at least in sym
pathetic hands, with neighbors and friends all
anxious to promote his recovery. Unfortunately a brutal and unsympathetic neighbor insisted on taking charge of the case—forced
out the attending physicians and put in charge
some doctors whose only experience had been
gained by selling patent medicines on the
street corner. They drove out all of the friends
and chased away all of the neighbors and
started to perform a major operation without
any particular diagnosis, and certainly without
any anesthetics. The patient has gone through
groat suffering and a-^ony, but just how much
none of his friends or neighbors have been allowed to know. Possibly he will recover some
time, but it will only be after a long period of
convalescence. Some skill will be required, and
a great deal of sympathetic nursing. For many
years we have talked  of "the sick man of
E. C. HENNIGER
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement
and
Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks,B.C.
S. T. HULL
EatabUshed 1010
RealEstate und Insurance
Keildtmt Agent annul Forki Townsite
Company, Limited
Farms     Orchards    City Property
Agents at; NolH-.n, Calgary, Wlhiilpi-g and
otber Pralriu puints.  Vanoouver Agenti:
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THB QUALITY of these trees and plants are of high order
being propagated from specially selected trees of known
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We arge growing a very fine lot of Roses of leading varieties whioh have bloomed this saason in the Nurserias aud
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When in need of Floor Covering's do not forget that we carry a good range'of patterns in
Linoleum,    Linoleum  Rugs
r Also Regular Rugs and Mats
We have the kind that give lasting service
and are pleasant to the eye.   Our prices are right.
oMiller &% Gardner
Home Furnishers
The value to the public of the telephone service is besed on the reliability,
promptness and accuracy of that service.
Quality of service depends on the economic operation of all telephone activities.
From the time raw material is produced
until the finished equipment is complete,
it is a matter of continuous exhaustive
tests to get the best. After installation,
ceaseless vigilance is maintained to get
the best character of service. All efforts
are directed toward the highest standard.
BRITISH COLUMBIA
TELEPHONE COMPANY
IAUT0 LIVERY
AT YOUR
SERVICE
the power of the nation to rev've.    Returning Europe." For some time to come Russia will
tourists who had a good time there naturally
see things in a favorable light, but official accounts also are cheerful. For example, Le
Temps reports that there were 023,000 marriages in 1920, or twice as many as in the same
period before the war; the births were 44,000
more than in 1913, and the deaths 56,000
- fewer. That does not make for race extinction;
neither does 88,000,000 quintals of wheat harvested this year in spite of the drought, a crop
that compares well with that from a much
larger area before the war,
Sir George Graham, British ambassador to
Belgium, speaking at the Armistice day cele
bration in Brussels, said that when President
be "the sick lady of the world."
The happy man has a double chance of being good, and the same [rule applies to children.
If you have to eat humble pie, eat it as if
you enjoyed it. It tastes better.
Misunderstandiugs can separate friend s far
more widely than either time or space.
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
the
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Burns, Prop.
Pfaone 68 Second Street
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty
&kl
Hope is an eager, living wish that what we
desire may come true.
Counter
CheckBooks
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.
The Sun
Job Department
C.V. Meggitt
Real Estate nnd Insurance
ORCHARDS, FARM  LANDS   AND CITY
PROPBHTY
Excellent facilities for telling your farm!
We have agents at   all   Coaat and Prairie
Points
V/B CARRY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE.
DEALER IN POLES, POSTS AND TIBS,
AND FARM PRODUCE
Reliable Information rorardinK this dlatrct
cheerfully furnished. We solicit your inquiries.
Those wishing neat sign painting
to ornament their btuineei plaoee
should call on W. P. O'Connor, a
returned soldier.
Padlock Safety Paper.for private
bankchecks, kept in stock by The
Sun Job Department
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Yalb Hotel, Fiiwt Stubkt
GRAND FORKS
Transfer Company
DAVIS fi HANSEN, Props
City Baggage and General
Transfer
Coal, Wood and Ice
for Sale
Office at R. F. Petrle'a Store
KomM THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
i
Stmt
SOME CANADIAN AUTHORS OF TO-DAY THE   SUN.   URAND   FORKS,   B. G.
News of the City
A quiet wedding was solemnized
in Holy Trinity churoh at 8:30
Tuesday morning, when Miss Amy
Heaven, second paughter of Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Heaven, the well
known ranchers of tbia city, and
Ewart McMynn, a prosperous business man of Midway, were united
by the bonds of matrimony. Rev. P.
C. Hayman performing tbe ceremony. Only the immediate relatives of tbe bride and the groom and
a few intimate friends witnessed the
ceremony. Miss W. McMynn acted
as bridesmaid and R. Heaven as
best man. After a wedding break
fast at the home of the bride's parents, the happy couple left for Spokane and other southern points on
a wedding tour.
The sale of land on tbe government tract in tbe Similkameen will
be held in Penticton on Wednesday,
December 7, at 2 p. m. About 100
parcels of land w'll be up for sale.
This will be the third sale of land
on the soldier settlement area.
A well attended meeting of the
Grand Forks Poultry association
was held on Monday evening. Mat"
ters in connection with tbe poultry
show in this city on December 20
and 21 was the chief business considered.
A. H. Lund, of Vancouver, inspector of government liquor store*?,
is hi the city today.
E. Bailey, of this city, and G.   A
Rendell, of Greenwood, motored   to
Penticton on Wednesday.
Mrs. P. E. Crane, of Greenwood,
visited friends in Grand Forks this
week.
Inspector King, of tbe R C.M.P .,
left Tuesday evening for Nelson.
Christmas Fruits
Stoned Raisins, Nuts, Orange Peel, Etc.—every
thing for your Christmas Pudding.    Also a com
plete line of Staple and Fancy Groceeies i
help to make your holiday feasts palatab e.
our Teas and Coffees.
THE CITY GROCERY
R. M. McLeod     | Phone 25 |    H. H. Henderson
Gity Property For Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned hy the Gity, within the
Municipality) are invited.
Prioes:—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms:—Gash and approved payments.
List of lots and prices may be seen at the
City Office.
JOHN A. HUTTON.
City Clerk.
A barbecue and dance fo. the
benefit of Dan Wilson, who is a pa
tient ia the Grand Norks hospital,
iB being beld at the Pass creek
school house tonight. A large number of people from tbls city are in
attendance.
Gorgeous Caves
The Oregon caves, whioh a hun ter
stumbled upon in 187-1. by no means
equalthe Mammoth caveof Kentucky
in extent, but far surpass that of
any other known cave in this country
in natural splendor.
water, saturated with carbonate of
lime, seeping from the ground above,
has slowly incrusted the whole surface
oftl. > ijivj C.iliuj. and walls are
frescoed; alao ves, balconies and corridors are fringed with the most immaculate draperies; floors have the
lustre of silk and look as if never
meant for the tread of mortal feet.
The lormations are curious; man y
bear actual or fancied resemblance to
objects of various kinds—weird, fantastic, awesome. Everywhere crystal
facets gleam in reeponse to the ex«
plore.-'s light. Here the walls glow The mountain streams we wade all day
softly as with the sheen of velvet; The trout will never rise;
there they blaze as with the twinkle We ca9t and reel were eddies play,
of distant stars rettected in myriads I Our patience never dies;
of mirrors; eAery where diamond-like The ungler's sport is tang with spice,
points and facets scintillate with fire | Because uncertain, like the dice,
and color.
FERNIE BEER
THE BEER THAT HASNO EQUAL
CAN RE SUPPLIED YOU
THROUGH
YOUR^VENDOR
Re Sure You Get Fernie Reer on Your
Next Order
FERNIE-FORT STEELE BREWING CO
LIMITED
BIDE THEBE ON CLEVELAND
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 pooplejto mount you right.
J.   R.   MOOYBOER G&ANDVoBks.B."^!
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock
Then Izaak's art would lose its bliss,
For the fishing sport is catch and miss.
Until tne darkening night;
Then homeward wend witb game bag
poor,
For the chase is ofttimes just a  lure.
in a
He—My father was killed
feud.
She—I never would ride in one of
hose cheap cars.
Two highwaymen beld up the
bank in Molson last night. They
robbers were captured. It may
prove to be bandits that beld up the
liquor store in this cijy on Tuesday
night.
Peter Prasses appeared before
Judge Brown in the county court
at Greenwood this week and pleaded
guilU to dadding a payroll, He
was sentenced to fifteen months in
tbe Nelsou jail.
The caves have not been wholly
explored, but the visitor can travel
perhaps three miles and a half under*
ground. The trip takes three hours.
The entrance to the caves is  twenty
Suppose al!  birds  that crossed  our
track,
Should tumble at our pull;
Suppose our gun should always crack,
Our game bag always full;
Our
I
seven miles from the nearest  railway Then
station.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Biooks left
on Thursday for a six weeks' trip
to Revelstoke, the coast cities and
southern California.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFarlane,
of Edgewood, have beeh visitors in
tbe ctty for several eays  this
Mrs. Richard Michener and son
arrived in the sity Sunday morning from Vancouver.
C W. Clark has started work on
a large residence on bis ranch south*
west of the city.
Citizens holding city debentures
can now cash their interest coupons
at either of tbe city banks.
The council bas declared war on
nil animals running at large within
tlm city limits.
Wanted—Pair ot curling nuks;
must be in good condition; cheap
fur cash. Elmer D. Hall, Trail, B.O,
COKPURATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND
FORKS, D. C.
r*\ riZENS holding debentures un-
'"■' dnr liy Uw KJI ure reminded
tint tbe half year's interest thereon
becomes due on November 15lh
Coupons for same will be honored
at the Canadian Bank of Commerce
(irthe Royal Bank.
J-TOLDERS of unregistered d eeds
■*"*■ or agreements of sale, wbo have
not already done s , are requested
to furnish the City Clerk with Statutory Declaration on or before November 30th in order to have their
names on Municipal List of Votes
for 1922.
WHEN   the   Chie
of Police i»
wanted, plea-*.- . a!l 18T In
case of urgency aud ep|.ecial*y at
nin.it, c ill Central aud ask to hav
the RED LIGHTS put on, and give
your phone number where tbe Chief
may answer your call.
INSTRUCTIONS have been issued
■*• to the Chief of Police lo prosecute
the owners of all animals running
at large or impounded.
JOHN A. HUTTON,
City Clerk.
The Spice of Life
Suppose all fish that nibbled bait,
Were landed at our feet;
Suppose they swarmed in column eight
Right past our grassy seat:
Nimrod's  chase would grow
dead stale,
For the huntman's sport is  hit and
fail.
And so we tramp the forest trail,
Without a shot in sight:
We climb steep mountains,  plunge
the dale,
iMcA?
Crerar
The head of a great trading organization which unites iti
trading with its politics—a political theorist—has lost control of
oli"   •
King
Meighen
give effect to Free Trade, thus destroying Canada's industrial
and economic structure.
A Vote for Crerar is a Vote for Chaos
So evasive that nobody knows where he actually stands on the
freat issues of the day. Fits his policy to suit his audiences,
alks Free Trade to the West and Protection to the East
Specializes in high-sounding phraseology. His party is pledged
to a large measure of Free Trade, but fails to suggest naw
methods of obtaining necessary National Revenues.
A Vote for King is a Plunge in the Dark
Easily the outstanding figure in Canadian public Hfe to-day, and
the only real Leader in sight.   Able, forceful, courageous and
upright in character. A statesman of demonstrated ability with
broad National and Imperial vision and an unassailable record.'
■"■-aids firm for the maintenance of a reasonable Protective
riff, and aims to provide the maximum amount of profltebls
our for all.
A VOTE FOR MEIGHEN IS A VOTE FOR A SPEEDY
RETURN TO MORE PROSPEROUS TIMES
CbO^tUtcla TlucU
The Wattonal Liberal and Ouimwwtlw Hbtf
Publicity
Hobby
is
Good
Printing
rw^HE value of well-
■*■ printed, neat appearing stationery aa
a means of getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
elsewhere.
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business cards
Visiting cards
Sh'pping tags
Letterheads
Statements
Noteheads
Pamphlets
Price lists
Envelopes
Billheads
Circulars
Dodgers
Posters
Menus
New Type
Latest Style
Faces
THE SUN
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
R101
THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for ne^t and prompt
work. Look ' for, the big
boot.—GEO.  ARMSON
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum price of first-class land
reduced to |S an aan; second-class to
11-60 an acre.
Pre-emption now oonflned to aar-
Toyed land* only.
. R5C<*"*!'*" I*0* &• tratxtM covering only
land mutable for agricultural purposes
and which la non-tlmbar land.
Partnarshlp pre-emptions abolished.
but partita of not moro than four may
■jnuure for adjacent pre-emption*
with joint residence, but each making
necemary Improvements on respective
claims. mM.
Pre-emptors must oooupy clalma for
as* feef* and make Improvements to
value or lit per acre. Including clearing and cultivation of at least 1 acne,
btfore receiving Crown Grant.
Where pre-emptor ln oooupntion not
lose than I years, and has made pro-
portlonate Improvements, he may, becauseat Ill-health, or other cause, be
.framed Intermediate certificate ot Improvement and transfer Us claim.
Records without permanent residence may be Issued, provided applicant makes Improvements to extent of
taa* per annum and records some each
..___..    jijn,,,, to jjjjjj. Improvement*
■>r"**L,S,n* wU1 **ps**sta as far-
i_J» Title cannot be obtained ln
jy..^1!? • 7*****. *od Improvements
of |10.00 per acrf. Including 6 acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 years are required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, lf he
requires land ln conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, pro-
*aa*m statutory Improvements made
***** .residence maintained on Crown
granted land, a)
l^eu«v«l areas, not exceeding 10
SSTS xm**.?*. **e*oet- aa homesites:
.Utle to be obtained after fulfilling residential aad Improvement conditions.
rot gming and Industrial purposes
•mm   exeeoolng   **»   aeres Siybe
Mill, factory or tadustriaTeitee on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment of stumpage. ***********
*^*S!2?--*SLfi**,w\ inaccessible
-SST J?.?ltea,Vr ^ood■ "■« b« purchased
£«,'!£■"■&£? *9*******«oootal*maA
to them. Rebate of one-half of coat of
road, not exceeding half of purchj_e»
prtoOk la made. jrareaaoe
ORANT*
mn ao-
enta/Teaa
PICTURES
ADD PICTURE FRAMING
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds,
Upholstering Neatly   Don
r. c. McCutcheon
WINNING AVIUM
PRE-EMPTOR*'     FREK
ACT.
^**P**f^^h7erla*.
from for one year from t£e death° of
A? JEXS* Z JSMrfRLSS
Wg,   TW. PrfrUeg. ?.Z?nm*7?ii
^*7 .*** •emitted 'or Ave
Provision fer mum of i
-Tieh*^ "il!1*0 tmSatx-e. „,
4. llll, on account of payment*
interest on agreements to purchase
Allied VOrcoe, or dependents, acquired
direct or Indirect, remlttetTfroSTen!,
llstment to March 11. MM"
8U6-PURCHA8EM or CROWN
Provision made for Issuance af
Crown grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchaasrs who failed    tiamiSeU
8urchase. Involving forfeltureTon^ful-
llment of conditions of purchase. &..
terast and taxes Whore subtMir_lias-
ers do not claim whole of original oar.
eel. purchase price due and taxes ~-
be distributed proportionately onr
whole area. Annllcatinn. " mexat SS,
mada liy May _,:»». ™™*  ■"
GRAZING.
Graslng Act, mi, for   systematic
development of livestock lodMUr tio-
vides for graslng districts and range
under Commissioner.
_ per-*"- ■
on numbers ranged:
Annual graslng permits Issue
on numbers ranged: priority tor
Ushed    owners.     «oolt-<rwiiS«   may
form Associations for range maniuca-
ment    Pree. or partially free. perSts
NEW HARNESS SHOP
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
guaranteed:
C. A. Crawford
Nwii

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