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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Jul 1, 1927

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 Canadians will do their duty today and tomorrow by celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation
The regular meeting of the city
council waa held ln the council chamber on Monday evening, the mayor
and all the aldermen being present.
An Invitation wna received from
the Rev. Mr. Seattle tor the mem-
bera of the council to attend the
Diamond Jubilee anniversary services
in the United church on Sunday,
July 3. at 11 a.m.
An application was recelveed from
Oeo. McCabe for water service to
block 47, plan 86, Mr. McCabe agreeing to do the necessary digging and
filling, the city to supply the pipe.
Referred to the water and light committee, i  I ■ :(j
The water and light committee re
ported having Bold two large gate
valves to Rossland at $50 each.
The board of works reported that
It having the old brick terrace at tlie
head ot Winnipeg avenue removed.
The parks committee reported having had the grass cut In the City
park and that a small booth had been
The mayor's remuneration bylaw
and the aldermen s Indemnity bylaw
were Introduced and dealt with, and
then the council adjourned to 10
o'clock Wednesday morning to complete the same. The council alco decided to attend tbe annual meeting
of the City band on Tuesday evening.
"Tell ne whit you Know is tra»
I con tst-sM BS well as roe.'"
Formation of a united police force
tor British Columbia under provincial jurisdiction, with elimination of
city and municipal forcc|s, would
mean a saving ot $1,000,000 to the
taxpayers of the province, declared
Hon. A. M. Manson, attorney general,
in an address an the dinner tendered
the chief constables' convention in
Vancouver on Friday night at the
Hotel Vancouver. Mr. Manson said
he knew of tho feeling among the police heads of the Dominion in favor
ot removing police bodies from political control. He declared that ln
British Columbia he was rt-uly to
take the step that would put the
provincial force on an independent
plane by Itself.
Through Belgium
BUN'8 WEEKLY TRAVELOGUE   , matter how sparsely settled mav I
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 1927
Trail, B. C, June 25.—All unknown
men and suspicious characters ln this
district are being closely Interrogated by police, following the discovery
of the dead body of Charles A. Jury,
42 in his home, by his wife, shortly
after 8 o'clock Friday morning.
Awakened by the sound Of a scuffle, followed by three revolver shots,
•Irs. Jury heard footsteps of a man
running away. She reached the door
In time, to see a man, with cap pulled
down to conceal his features, vault
the verandah and disappear.
Jury lay dead on the floor near the
proved fatal. They have four children.
The victim) was a smelterman employed by the Consolidated Mining A
Smelting company here*. He had
come off shift at 2 a.m., but evidently
was ln bed and arose In response to a
knock at the door. Hla wife waa
•sleep In another room.,
It Is believed the unknown man
demanded entry and on being denied
this, hit Jury on bhe head but tailed
to knock him out.
A scuffle ensued.   Then the shots.
Inspector W. R. Dunwoody of the
Nelson detachment, provincial police,
la here investigating.
Police believe It -possible the man
may have intended to rob the occupant* of the cottage, whioh Is ln the
Oulch section at Trail. But they are
not confining themselves to this
Four members ot the Trail police
are scouring the hills. Provincial
police are watching roads and railway trains in tbe Castlegar and
Orand Forks-Greenwood district.
Jury resided here for tire last eight
One hour later L. H. Jobansen,
smelter employee camping at Anna-
ble, waa aroused and found an intruder over him with a flashlight in one
-hand and a revolver in the other
hand, leaning through the flap of his
Responding to a curt order, he
handed over hla watch and $40.
P. Harrison, also camping at Amiable, was then visited, and up $1 and
his watch, saying that was all he had.
He states that ihe holdup man had a
red handkerchief over his face.
The man departed, but returned
almost Immediately and demanded
mora. Harrison then was induced to
"And" $16
If the three crimes were committed by the same man it suggests he ls
capable of making good time toward
the International line. Fears are expressed that he may have succeeded
in -JWising into the 'United Staes,
Ottawa, June 22.—The listening
world Is Informed that at 10:30 ip.m.
(E.D.3.T.) of July 1 next, there will
be broadcast from CNRO (434.5 metres, Ottawa) a program unique in
the history of radio. Not only will
the program ln Itself be unique, but
the means and methods of transmission throughout Canada, and, conceivably the entire word!, will, it the
objective of the National broadcasting committee ls reached, establish a
record for tying-ln and long-distance
The program, which is subject to
additions, and which may be prolonged well into the hours of the
morning of the second, will commence with a selection of Canadian
airs played by Perclval Price, caril-
loneur of the carillon in the Peace
Tower of Parliament 'Hill. Thereafter will follow an address by his
excellency the governor general, after
which the program will proceed as
Rramatlc     Reading—"A     Canadian
Ode.—Margaret Anglin.
Vocal—Vva Gauthler in a   selection
of French Canadian airs, Including
"O La Claire   Fontaine'   and   the
better known folk songs.
Address—Itt. Hon. W. L- Mackenzie
King, prime minister of Canada.
Instrumental—The Hart House String
Quartet—Slow Movement from the
quartet In C minor-by ErnestMac-
As you enter Belgium along (iho
Parls-to Brugesllne no custom house
Ib needed to Inform you that you have
crossed the border. Though wars
lightnings still reveal their passage
amid nature's cemeteries of blasted
tree-trunks, underfoot lies the Low
Countries' infinitude of green flatness, where flying miles of sugar
beetroot, plotted as neatly as squares
ln a crossword puzzle, spell Intensive
cultivation ln seven letters—Belgium-
Industry, alike in field and factory,
Is the keynote of this amazingly compact little country. One-third larger
than Maasachusetts and with nearly
twice the population, Belgium, wlih
its 7,500,000 people, is the most
densely settled state in Europe.        '
So inconsiderable are distances in
Belgium that you cannot take a longer straightaway jaunt than 175 miles
without spilling over into Holland or
falling into the Knglish channel. Yet
the little kingdom's four-acre farms
produce per year a total products
value of 6,000,000 francs, while the
annual value of its manufactures exceeds the billion-franc mark,
The canal-reflected dream of gabled
roofs,, carved cornices, fortress-like
city gates, and little quay-to?quay
bridges which ls Bruges, welcomes
one from the Grand Place with an air-
tingling succession of early Flemish
tunes, flung abroad by 49 bronze
tongues In the old, brown belfry.
Again and again tn journeying about
Belgium   one   will   encounter these
beautiful bells.
At Mallnes  (Mechlin) you may lis
sparsely settled may bo
the countryside, a Belgian hamlet almost Invariably shows Its factory
chimney. Indeed, It characterizes the
landscape of this highly industrialized
Shipping and art, througout the vicissitudes of the centuries, hava been
the twin keynoes of Antwerp, the
great port on the, Scheldt Decimated
by Spanish oppression, miner afresh
by 1830's revolutlon.ong ham-pered
by trade rivals levying navigation
dues, and crippled once more between
1914 and 1919, Antwerp, nevertheless,
always rises anew from commercial
At present sbe has "come back'
after the losses of the Wordlwar,
and ranks third among the ports of
the world In total entrances and clear
ances comibined.
Antwerp's tradition of wealth ls
evidenced by her patronage of Rubens, Vaii Dyck, Jordaens, and half a
dozen other great painters—not forgetting Matsys, who quit blacksmith-
Ing for the palette), as the legend goes,
In order to win a wife—whose native
or adopted city still teems with their
rich canvases.
Stately boulevards, rich art galleries, tangled side streets watched
over by gaudily palnteid madonnas,
flowers everywhere—even boxes of
them tmclrcling the electric light
poles—and many a humlble, war-recalling "Cafe Blighty" or "Allies' Bar"—
such are the impressions one carrk-g
away aB he leaves Antwerp.
The slgnlflc-nce of Belgiums canal
system Is best realized on the Maritime canal. With its steady stream of
kllometrlc tons—i.e., a unit of one
ton traveling one kilometer—^per year,
between Brussels and the sea. Motor boats give a daily fast-freight
service between Bplpium's capital
and Its Important towns, and, you
may eve-n load your goods at Brussels on sea-going vessels for delivery
ln London.
ten to the bells of St. RomJbold's fifteenth century tower, onco intended"!"fjj"^* tm°-^ some
to be the highest belfry ln Christen
dom, while retailing that, "From
Mechlin church steeple we heard the
half-chime. "And an unleaplng sun
against which "tht catlq stood black
every one,' is a characteristic sight
which you may encounter anywhere
ln flat Flanders,
Another symbol of Belgium ls the
age of its buildings. In bustling up
to-date Ghent it is especially difficult
to realize the great ago of some ot
the buildings which are still used for
official business, trade and pleasure,
Dancers and beer qualfers congregate
nightly in the cellar of the fourtelenth
century belfry; along the quay ls the
medieval Shippers' house* or House of
the Free Boatmen, still used as offices; while c*very housewife buys her
chops and steags at the Groot
Vleeschhuls (I.e., the Great Meat
Marge-t house), which has geen carrying on since 1417.
Ghent's roll of famous men would
be a long one, ranging from the Van
Eycg brothers, whose gigantic altar
painting of the Adoration hangs in
St. Bavon's cathedral, to Jacob van
Artetvelde, the 'brewer of Ghent," the
city's fourteenth-centry political boss
and   hobnobbed     with     neighboring
Uncle   Billie   Hack   says his new
tonic is no good; all the directions it
gives are for adults and Uncle Billie
ays he's never bad em.
Mlllan,"Lento man    non    troppo."(---k-ngg    one might also nominate OH
Transcription on the French-Cana-
dla' folk song "Dans Paris y-a-t-une
brune," by. Leo Smith.
Address—Hon. Hugh Guthrie, leader
of his majesty's loyal opposition.
Vocal—Allan McQuhae—
"Onaway Awake," "Homing,' "Believe Me lf All   Those   Endearing
Young Charms."
Address—Hon. Senator Raoul Dandu-
Vocal—Bytown Quartet—
"Voup,   Youp. Sur la Riviere," "En
Rouland Ma Boule,'   "Alouette."
Finale—The Orchestra—
"O Canada," "God Save the King."
A young husband, says the Argonaut, finding that his pretty but extravagant was exceeding their income, brought home a neat Httle account book and presented it to her
together with a hundred dollars.
"Now, my dear," he said, "I want
you to put down on this side what I
give you, and on the other write
down the way lt goes, and then I will
give you another supply."
A couple of weeks later he asked
for the book.
"Oh, I have kept the account all
right," saiid the wife. "See, here
it is."
On one side was inscribed, "Received from Norman, $100," and on
the page opposite, the comprehensive summary, "Spent it all."
ver Mlnjau and his wife, who, says
the tablqt ln St. Nicholas' church,
"had together one-and-thlrty children.'
It ls said that when a phalanz of 21
of the Mlnjau boys marched In a civic
procession past Charles V, and ho
was Informed that they represented
only two-thirds of the family, the
royal attention was "arrested," and
one can quite believe It.
The heart of Ghent Is the great bell,
Roland.whose vibrations are the pulse
of centuries It was cast In 1314, recast in 1659, and was known successively as the hanclocke (proclamation bell), the stuerm-clocke (storm-
of-war bell), and later named for
Charlemagne's famous paladin, with
allusion to Roland's horn, whose call
struck terror to his foemen's hearts.
Weekly archery tournaments are
coiMTton throughout Flanders. Urns
sels ls the siege or seat of the fourteenth-century Longbow guild. And
the tall, wooden towers which one
sees in the countryside around Mons
are indoor ranges in which t he targets
consist of stuffed birds dangling from
the celling. By canal one can twist
ln and out, of many-towered Ghent to
the great double; locks which hold
back the tidal Scheldt. Here He numbers of steam garges, awaiting the
ebb hour, when they lock through.
As one floats towards Anlwerp
along the Schelht, periodically some
red-roofed village,with Its tall stacks,
lifts abovo tbe green plain.   For, no
Grade IX pupils promoted to Grade
X. Names are In order of merit:
Harold Jackson  76.8
Lily (McDonald  64.4
Jean Love  — 63.1
Elmer Scott 62.lV
Colin Graham  62.0
Peggy M-adie 61.6
Betty McCallum  61,4
Eugene 'Fitzpatrick  _ 61.0
Jessie Downey  _...60.3
Dorothy Jones  1,9.6 ...
Clarence Hardy  59.4
JoBephlne Mazzocchl  58.9
Fred Smith  * 58.6
Alice Flynn 58.6
Vilmer Holm  68.5
Jessie Allen 57.0
Gladys Pearson   54.1
Ruth  Savage  52.0
Mary Kingston 51.4
Jim Miller 51.1
Ellen Hansen  - 50.0
Raymond Dinsmore  50.0
Promotions from Grade X to Grade
XI. Order of merit:
Laird McCallum _ 72.8
Alice iMoMynn  70.1
Warren O'Donnell  69.1
Georgina Grey  _ 65.2
Aubrey Dinsmore  61.6
Dorothy Kidd 60.4
Marjorie Cook 59.4
•Henry  Reid   57.2
Jean Donaldson  _ 54.0
Edna Wiseman  __ 52.7
Phyllis Smyth _ 51.3
♦Henry Reid promoted to Normal
entrance only. Marion Kerby promoted to Normal entrance only.
Note.—Students must have an average of at least 60 per cent to take
the combined course of Matriculation
and Normal entrance. AH others except those promoted conditionally
may take either Matriculation or
Normal entrance. 7-Jormal entrance
does not admit to the university.
Quality of service is not seriously
limited by amount of population, the
volume of business done by the dealer
or any other consideration, but Is
mainly built on the dealer's own
character. If he is far-sighted enough
to see that bis total maximum business for years to come depends more
on the service he gives than on any
other factor, you will find that he has
a well equipped shop, stocked with
the essential repajr parts, with com
potent help, and careful accounting
The problem Is, then, to determine
whether the dealer of the car you
are considering does give adequate
service. A glance at the shop will
tell a lot There are some Important
agencies even in the first cities of
the country that have nothing in the
way of shop equipment except a few
hand tools and two or three vises.
This is not the sort of dealer to buy
a car from.
If you ask him be will tell you that
his cars are so simple that more extensive equipment is not required, or
that the cars in his territory so rarely
give throuble that it would not pay
him to have more tools. This is non
sense. His argument*- are rtfutedb
by the facts; the three most popular
cars selling at over $2000have the
best service facilities the country
over. Adequate tool equipment is
essential to reduce the amount of labor to a minimum and to produce better work.
Every automobile repairman looks
.like an expert to the average owner,
but many of them ar not. It is a wise
precaution to buy a car from a dealer
who employs a mechanic deeply vers
ed in the mysteries of electrical equip
ment. Most electrical ailments take
an hour to find and a minute to fix,
and If the repairman Is expert enough
be may be able to eliminate the hour
I have seen cars held up for days
while the Inexpert repairman made
a futile futile search for some Iron
ble that a specialist wold have located
In a minute.
Enough motorists are truthful,
however, for you to be able to obtain
the information necessary to make a
satisfactory selection of both car and
Some prospective buyers hesitate
because they do not care to bother
strangers, but almost any man will
be glad to stop work to talk about
his car. It is a human weakness,and
few are lnmmune from lt.
TraU, B.C., June 28.—During a coroner's Inquest here, police produced
bed sheets to show that Charles Jury
was hit by the assassin's flrst bullet
while he was getting out of bed. The
second shot bit him on the head and
subsequent shots were fired after he
had got out of bed.
That he came to his death during
the early hours of morning, June 24,
through a bullet wound ln the head,
Inflicted by some person or persons
unknown, was the   verdict returned.
Eight witnesses were called. tMrs.
Jury and her 18-year-old son told ot
hearing a scuffle, then shots.
The sbots occurred after Mrs. Jury
had spoken to her son after returning
from the kitchen. Evidence revealed
that Jury s room was almost undisturbed.
Mrs. Jury stated she saw a man
leap the verandah. He wore a dark
suit, was short in stature and bad
bis cap pulled down over bis eyes.
Neighbors testified they saw a
light iu the Jury house at 12:45 a.m.
and that the shooting occurred at
1:55 a.m. E. McRae, across the
street, heard the shots and later
heard an auto start from the street
In front of the house.
Tracks of t he slayer's boots correspond with tracks found where
two campers were held up and robbed
at Annable, south of here; one hour
after the murder, police declare.
Platinum produced in Canada in
1926 totalled 9,521 fine oonceu, or
an increase of 1,000 over the year
before, according to the Dominion
Bureau of Statistics.
In addition to thn Exhibition of
fowl at thc World's I'oultry Congress at Ottawa, there will a!ao !;•-
a large display of rabUts and
canaries. Announcement to thli
effect was made at a meeting of
the Congress Live Bird Committor-,
which has definitely a-n'sncfl spr,--?
for these added classes at the exhibition.
Thousands of citizens of KV-rina
took advantage of thc opportunity
to inspect thc new Canadian Pacific
Hotel Saskatchewan, opened May
24 by E. W. Beatty, Chairman and
President of the Canadian Pacific
Railway. This eleven story addition to the company's chain of
hotels across the continent is regarded as one of thc finest buildings
in the west.
Canada's industrial products of
today, together with a comprehensive demonstration of the progress of industry in the Dominion
since confederation, will be displayed in elaborate styles at an exposition which the Produced-in-Canada
Association, sponsored by the Canadian Manufacturers' Association,
will stage in Montreal in August
Dr. H. M. Tory. Chairman of ths
National. Research Council, announces a discovery "of great scientific importance" in rust prevention, emanating .from thi> Dominion
Rust Laboratory- A more definite
announcement is due shortly.
Canadian tobacco has been
awarded a silver medal for-"outstanding excellence" at the International Tobacco Exhibition held' at
Olympia, London, England, according to word received by the Department of Agriculture.
Fifteen Austrian families are
about to take up land in the Okanagan Valley, near Kelowa being tbe
first group to take up land ih
British Columbia under the Canada
Colonization Association, a subsidiary of the Canadian Pacific Colonization Department.
Canada leads all nations in increased trade since 1913 according
to statistics compiled by the National Foreign Trade Council of
New York. Canada's increase was
85 per cent, Australia coming pext
with 45 per cent and the united
States third with 31 per cent.
The Provincial Game 'Commissioner of Alberta announces bounties to be paid on wolves killed —
$20 for the pelts of female timber
wolves, $10 for that of males, and
$2 for adult and pup prairie wolves
taken before September 1st arid
July 1st, respectively.
Another collection of native
Canadian animals has gone forward
across the waters through the
Canadian Pacific Express Company.
It included, two bear cubs, two porcupine, two coyotes, prairie dogs
and marmots, two great blue heron
and a collection of Canada geese,
destined for the zoo at Pretoria,
South Africa.
One feature of the celebration of
the 60th anniversary of Confederation at Vancouver, July 1-4, will
be the official opening of the 1,100-
foot new Oanadlan Pacific Railway
pier "B-C" on the latter date. This
Is the second largest pier on the
American continent and Is said to
be the only pier in the world built
In such deep water.
Canada's so-called "Barren
Lands" in the Far North have been
under examination for the past two
years by the Porsild brothers, graduates of the University of Copenhagen, in the employ of the Dominion Government, for the purpose
of ascertaining the value of this
vast territory for accommodating
Customer—A steak, please.
Butchei1—How many pounds do you
Cuusomer—Oh, till It's   good   and
Mr. Nouveau (explaining his new
radio set)—Y'gee, the waves ain't
sound waves or electric waves—
they're ether.
Mrs. Nouveau (correcting him)—
Eyether,   George.
A clergyman, hts face very red
from wind and rain, approached a
qollceman. His overcoat collar was
turned up, so lhat the policeman did
not see the sign of his calling.
"Can you tell nie the time, please?"
lie asked.
"They'll bo open in ten minutes,'
3te (intuit fiirka Bun
One Year (in Canada and Qreat Britain) .11.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
fagjAddresr -u •*-*-»• -*■*--'cations to
■v:.~ iiThk Grand Pork* Suh
Phosk 101 Gbaiid Forks, B. CJ
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 1927
Notes • Notions • Notables
Dickens had no theories about women as a sex; he had
no theories about mankind. He did not try to account
"tor Vivotonic n characters by reliance on a formula. They
iiitereated him as individuals, and the most successful u.
.its women characters are those with some heavily ut.
derlined peculiarity which enabled him to keep up an
ncessant about them, is the comment of a writer in the
Westminstr Gazette. Mrs. Nickleby and Sairey Gamp
live vividly because Dickens' imagination was working
at high pressure when he created them, and hfs exclte-
nKmt nfects his readerh. The womed about whom he
felt so intensely are human, and therefore credible; but
Dickens never worked dispassionately or far canough
away from his subject to make his womjen universal.
In creating Miss Wardle he felt the pathos ot the) lovelorn spinster. But he had to make a jest of the elopement with jingle, wtbosif rascality alone saves the scene
from complete real ty. Dickens ran away from Miss War-
die's emotional tension because was a good woman and
for women of her type to give) way to emotion was a
little improper. For with all his imaginatlon.sympathy,
and acute sensibility, D ckens could never persuade himself that women havel the ordinary feelings and failings
of humanity.
't is not .believed that thunder is caused by the inrusr-
of air into a vacuum, but by the violent heating and d a
-Integration of the air along its path, which produces a
sudden and great expansion of the same nature as an
explosion. However, this does not expla n the relative
ly long duration of the thunder; this duration ls owing
mainly to the facts (l) that the several parts of a
Streak of lightning are at different d stances from the observer, and 02) that) sound travels at the rate of about a
mile ln five seconds. The duration is also owing, in part,
to sound-reflections, or echoes.
The largest collection of finger prints in the world,
B.023,881, is in the oflice of the adjutant general of the
army, Washington, according to the American Medical
Journal. The fingeT-print iiiliiiilliisystem was adopted
in 1906 on the recop-mendation of a board, of which
Brig. Gen. Waltc'r D. McCaw, medical corps, wa a mem
ber. iFlnger prints have proved Invaluable to the government In the admini tration of the adjusted compensation
act, and have mab-. possible positive Identification of
more than 2,800,000 applicants. They serve to assist
civil authoritle , also. For example, a man disa-ppeared
ln 1917, and in 1824 he was declared legally dead by a
court; his family claimed hi life insurance. June 30,
1926, a deserter from the army surrenderetd to military
control, and was Identified by his finger prints as the man
In qur'sHon. ;n the last fiscal year 3406 "undesirables' were discovered by means of the army finged prints.
Twelve years ago an Englishman serving in the army
ln Malta became acquainted with a native g rl. One day
Bhe asked him to accompany her to the house of tiie village priest, where she wished to pay a frlctadly call. The
Englishman went yith her and while there the priest
asked h ra some questions in Maltese, which he did not
Understand. The girl, who acted as interpreter, explained to her companion that the priest was inpuiring
It his health was all right. The Englishman answered
yes. Two days later his regment left Malta. That
Was the Englishman s version of It. When he was
brought Into court recently and charged with failing to
Support hfs Maltese wife, he learned that he was married
by the priest that day he called with the g rl and answer-
sad "yes" to some questions. The judge ruled that the
marriage was binding. ;*=!
If you desire a good looking rubber plant you must give
it good air. Keep the soil moist but not soggy. The
Watering depends upon the heat of the room. Usually
every other day is sullieient. A rubber plant will thrive
beet in a room/ that Fs light, but It should not be kept ln
the hot sun. Every two or three weeks when watering
fcdd amlmonla to the water, using one teaspoonful ammonia to one quart of water. This will kijep the plant
Irom becoming wormy. Occasionally wipe the leaves
gently with warm milk, using.a Boft cloth. This always
cleanses the leaves and acts as a food for the plants.
Thn bureau of standards at Washington says that hard
rubber may be joined by a bond of new hard rubber. A
cement ls prepared by adding one part of sulphur and
three parts of crude rubber to flfty parts of carbon bisulphide, and three purls of alcohol. Several applications
of the cement aro applied to the broken parts. These
are finally joined and held under preBBuro at a tomlpera-
ture of 1fN) degrees C, for four hours. A mixture of
equal parts of gutta percha and bitumen dissolved in carbon bisulphide' may also be used to cemont the broken
Nature presents many puzzles, and though one frequently reads about the curiosities of many of the larger
hhlmals, som*" of the lesser-known "freaks" are more in
teresting. The great ncrease in weight of animals, such
as the elephant hippopotamus, Is often recorded, but
thej privet-hawk moth increases Its weight 11,000 time*
In Its 3i2 days of feeding. Even the privet-hawk moth's
unusual growth Is surpassed by that of the goat moth,
Which ncreas Its original weight 72,000 times, though
it takes t,hree ychrs to do so. iSome butterflies have no
mouths and take no food during thefr lives.
"One of the things I have always dreaded happened to
me the otbr day, when I walked into a restaurant, bought
a breakfast reached for my pocketbook, and found I had
forgotten It,' sa d a young insin the other day. "I have
always made it a custom to feel for my bill-foldand coin-
purse as1 I go out of the door in the morning, just to
avoid embarrassment, but 'for some reason i failed to do
lt on the very morning I forgot to put them In my pockets.   But   I    was    dlsappo nted  because the  proprietor
merely took my name and told me to come in any time.
And I had expected to be thrown out at the very least.
That's the drawback of looking honest—one never has
any excitement!"
The Spice of Life
The first mention of the name Niagara was in the
Je-suit Relation of 1641 in which it was written Ongnla-
ahra, which ls supposed to be misprint for Ongnlaahra.
The word ls of Iroquois origin and was applied by that
people to a place where Youngstown, N.Y., now stands
It was probably originally an Iroquois sentence-word
meaning "bisecte|d-bottom-land." There is nothing to the
notion that Niagara originally was an Nndian word meaning "thundering water."
Opening a newspaper sent him from Honolulu, Thomas
Combs ln cold Manitoba, was surprised to see a beautiful blue-and-whltq drop out and fly around the room. It
seemed none the worse for its perilous Journey of 4000
•Sjiles.through the mall. But ot course it didn't And its
mate and its soul eventually went to the place where
good butterflies go. Then its host impaled its body on
a pin as a curiosity.
The lord high steward of Scotland was a judge of the
king's household and the whole family in the royal palace was under his care. The office was held heritably
in one family, and when surnames camie into use, the
family assumed for theirs the name of their oflice,
"Steward" or ".Stuart." This was done gy Walter, son
of Alah, who was at the same time justiciar to K ng
Alexander II in 1230. The family was fresuently closely
allied to the crown and eventually succeeded to it in the
person of Robert, eldest son of Walter Steward or Stuart,
in 1371.
Britain's most noble tree—the oak—is being rapidly
depleted by a mysterious epidemic, whtoh is engaging
the attention of research workers on the forest commission. MIMlldow, together with the rover moth, is responsible for the disease, which has spread over thel southern
counties of England. The only oaks being grown to replenish the national supply are those planted by the forestry commission.       ,
The effects of coca are very remarkable. It allows a
man to go for days without eating and sleeping and ac
complish marvels of physical exertion while under Us
influence. When food was scarce my scanty supplies
would be refused by my Indians, as they were perfectly
content with their drug, and yet they would sometimes
paddle ten houdr a dasy upstream, is the assertion made
by a traveler on the Amazon.
Cypress haa always enjoyed a world-wide reputation for
durability. Among the ancients, a plantation ot cypress
was so highly valued that t was considered a sufficient
dowery for a daughter. Cypress doors of the ancient St.
Peter's at Rome were about 1100 years old when they
were removed, yet they were in a state of perfect
European merchants economize by wrapping their
merchandise in old newspapers or any other paper which
can be easily obtaned. In the little Rumanian town of
Nagyvarad (formerly Hungarian) this custom led to the
discovery of some old documents of historical importance. Students bought fruit from a street vendor and
axanmlnation of the cornucopias showed that the paper
camie- from old Hungarian documents. lOne document
contained an official account of the battle of Magenia
(fought in Italy in 1859). Another was an original decree of Franz Joseph, dated 1780, permitting the Protestants of Nagyvarad to sing their religious songs when
conducting' burial services. According to reports, the
locuments in which the fruit was sold came trom the lo-
■al archives, the Rumanian authorities having sold them
for old paper.
Poems From EasternLands
From the pleasure, joy, and rapture of this hour,
In Its frame to hold its soul earth scarce hath power.
Rent its collar, like the dawning, hath the rose;.
From its heart the nightingale sighs forth its woes.
Dance the juniper and cypress like the sphere;
Filled with melody through joy all lands appear.
Gently stag the running brooks in murmurs soft;
Play lhe green and tender branches with delight,
And they shed with one accord gold, silver, bright.
Like to couriers fleet, the zephyrs speed away,
Resting ne'er a moment either night or day.
In that raid the rosebud filled with gold Its hoard,
And t he tulip with fresh musk its casket stored,
There the moon a purse of silver coin did seize;
Filled with ambergris its skirt the morning breeze-;
Won the Bun a golden) disk of ruby dye,
And with glistening pearls Its pocket filled the sky;
Those who poor were fruit and foliage attained;
All the people ot the land some trophy gained.
1927 Taxes Are
Now Due
By paying them promptly at the
City Office yuu can save the penalty fixed by law
Gity Clerk.
Sometimes the informality
of the spoken word
is more effective
than a letter.
o4ncient History
Refusal of the aldermen to bring ln a salary bylaw,
raused Mayor Hammar to hand In his resignation at the
, r-gular meeting of the city council last Monday night.
J. C. and A J. MacDonald, proprietors of the Grand
Forks Machine & Steel Structural Works, last Monday
commenced work on the new steel water tank for the
Oranby company.
Grand Porks Labor Unfon has served notice on the
hotelkeepers of the city that they must get rid of their
(hinese employees within thirty days.
Norman McLellan, formerly a business man of this
i ity, arrived in Grand Forks on W'ednesday evening from
Vancouver, where he is now engaged in business. He
says he is as prosperous as he looks.
-Men have been coming to the mines of the Boundary a
little more freely of late than usual, the increased wages
paid having gecome better known on the outside. There
ore still positions for a number of good machine men,
lio we ver, at most of the properties.
Oliver Barton Canby, the poet of
Denver, wae criticizing the New Tork'
literary clique.
The little crowd of reviewers, novelists and playwrights," be said, "de-1
clare that they lead the world..'
They believe lt, too.UIts a Joke.
"To cultivated minds they seem
exactly like the young couple that
met at the Quoque Browning society's strawberry festival and talked
like this:
"'Are you literary?'
" -Surest thing you know! Are
'"You bet!'
"'Read much high-brow stufl '
" "How about Homer?'
" *Oh, I'm stuck on Homer. Shakespeare s all right, too.'
""You bet he Is! How about
Wadsworth and Tennyson '
" 'Some writers! I'll tell you who's
a good writer, too.'
" -Goethe.'
'"Yes, Goethe is good, isn't he?' '
Mr. Canby gave * disgusted laugh.
"And that," he ended, "is what the
reviewers and novels and plays of
New York's clique seem like to cultivated minds." |
Mark Twain, the Argonaut recalls,
said that during his career as a pilot
the worst boat on the 'Mississippi was
the Stephen J. Hill. This boat's untidiness was only equaled by her
slowness. Only strangers, only the
tenderfoot, used her. ,006 afternoon,
while the boat was poking along
down the river, a thick fog drifted
down and the Stephen J. Hill had to
heave to for the night. As she lay
there, swathed in gray, a passenger
said to the captain:
'Tt is too bad we are goin' to be
late, captain."
"W« ain't going to be late,' the
captain answered.
"But I thought," said the passenger, "that we had to tie up to this
bank here all night."
"So we do," said the captain, '-but
that alnt going to make us late. We
don't mn so -close to time as all that."
Early one morning last winter when
the thermometer was near zero, a
man who directs the operation of a
score of newsboys considered it a
good idea to give the boys some food
to   help   them com/bat the cold.   He
Invited   them   all Into a restaurant, j THE   SUN    prilltS    all the   loeal    IieWS
"Now order what yon want," he saidi *
to them, "so you'll be able to keep *, •  * ■»-*'*-',, , •
warm when you go out on the street.", ana carries a number ol interesting
And   every   mothers son ot them!
ordered ice cream. features found in no other Boundary
The active mind ot youth often
finds a nugget of wisdom ln a matrix
ot misunderstanding. That was the
case with the little girl referred to
in J. TJ. H.'s 'Weekly. She jumped
hastily at a wrong conclusion, but
landed on a bed rock of fact!"
"Papa, pro and con mean opposltes,
don't thep " she inquired
"•Right," said the parent
"That must be whp thep-speak of
progress and congress,' she concluded.
A tramp had been admitted to the
casual ward fo an English workhouse
late one evening, and the following
morning he dulp appeared before the
"Have pou taken a bath -this morning?" waB the first question he was
"No, sir," answered the man In astonishment, "is there one missing?"
The man who boasts ot being a
cynic Is usually more foolish than
Gallant Guest (to the hostess u
they walk to the table)—And may I
sit on your right hand?
Hostess—No; I'll have to eat with
that.   Youd better take a chair.
College Boy—What do you think of
my basketball playing, dad?
■Bricklayer—You'll never amfiount
to much -If you don't learn to stop
quicker when the whistle blows.
British   Columbia Telephone
paper   $1.00 per year
Woodpeckers' Convention at Banff
TypltsU Woodpsscker hols Ine Fli-trjo.   (Inser") Ittnybototfapbt-f the
DUtatM Ws*-oepsKfesjr.
Jerry—I'm afraid I'll get confused
when I meet your dad. i
Jean—Don't worry.   He'll help youl
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Bill—Do yon think this* medicine
will do m« good?    -
Hank—Yes, if you follow directions: "Keep bottle  tightly  corked."
He—Id face -a dragon to win that
She—You will. Walt UU yon meet
her dad.
To steal a kiss not^amlss,
Though it may lead to sorrow:'
But why become the thief of Miss,
When you caa merely borrow.
In one of his lectures delivered at the
Banff Springs Hotel, Dan Mo-
Cowan, the well-known Canadian
naturalist, tells s wonderfully interesting story concerning a wud bird
convention held in uie Canadian
Pacific Rockies during the fall of 1926.
At tbat time tbe new Banff Springs
Hotel was under construction and
large numbers of structural steel
workers were engaged in uprearing
the fabric around which a dream
palace had been evolved. There was
the loud clanging of steel as the heavy
girders were lifted and guided into
place, Winches rattled ahd engines
hissed incessantly. Above all other
sounds rose the staccato "rat-tat-
tat" of scores of riveting hammers.
Par up the Forty Mile Valley of the
Bow this sound was borne; it reechoed from cliff and crag on grey
Mount. Bundle, it shattered the
ftflmpa ,h the deep green woods that
dofftf the valleys and the mountain
sloper ,7
Tht ' --hout this extensive forested
area ai ad Banff and Lake Louise,
many woodpeckers are to be found at
all seas-ins of the year. To these
feathered foresters eame the sound
of the rivetters at work; it was interpreted by them as the noise of a host
of tree boring birds, hammering an'cl
drilling in tbe bark and timber of
Douglas Fir and Spruce. Initinctively
they hastened to the source ot' Um
sound, confident that a keen-eyed and
enterprising members of the tribe had
discovered an army of tree-infesting
grubs and that there would be a feast
for all who cared to answer the mm-'
mons broadcasted so clearly.
The Dileated Woodpecker, a large
black plumaged bird with crest of
scarlet, vivid as huntsman's coat,
flew through the woods, like a fiery
torch and caused the dim aisles to
echo with his loud and raucous cry.
Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers,
lesser birds in the ancient order of
foresters, clung to the gnarled bark
of trees snd with heads aslant,
hearkened querulously to this strange
drumming of hammers on steel.
Such an assemblage of Woodpeckers
had never before been seen in tbe
valley of the Bow. The woods seemed
alive with birds of this breed. Unlike
most conventions held at Banff, this
one could hardly be termed a success.
No doubt the birds were disallusioned
and deeply disappointed that the
nromised fast did not materialise.
Nevertheless t!*.ere must bave been
compensation in the number of
.'ai-nily re-unions made possible by the
"all of the hammers that fashioned
the framework i.i * great c*-tlo in the
scenic heart of the Rockies. THE SUN: GRAND FOBKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Why We Celebrate Diamoond Anniversary of Confederation
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When Noel Coward, the English
playwright and actor, was tin New
York he told at a dinner a story of
the theater.
..The theater Is an incomprehen
sive sort of thing," said he. Sometimes It's hard for a writer or an ac
tor tor to force hts way ln. Some,
times, again, It's easy.
"There was once a chap who had
written a play, and he called by appointment one afternoon to see a
manager about it. He stammered
horribly, gut of course he made no
mention o t this fact.
"Indeed, he had no opportunity to
mienton It, for as soon as be appeared the manager said:
"We'll get right down to business.
I know who you are. You know
who I am. I'm a busy man. You're
a busy man. Now.'thcn, you've got
a play wrapped up in that parcel. Sit
down in that chair and read it to me.
"So the young man read his play.
It was heavy going, ^ery heavy going; but he read it tbrough to theend.
"Then the manager said: 'I'll take
that play.' And be called his secretary.
" "Oeorge,' he said to the secretary,
'draw up a contract for thiis young
man. I'm going to take this play.
It's no good, no good at all, but lt
ought to make the audience laugh
their heads off. {Every blasted character stutters.'"
"And Is your dog a good watchdog
at night?'
.."I should think to...At the least
noise you have only to wake him
Full of Flavour
So  why accept exhausted bulk tea.
Victor   Johnson,   aged about seventeen, a recent arrival in the   tlistriet
from   the   prairies, was convicted in
Magistrate      McCallum's    court    on
'Monday afternoon of stealing an automobile, and was sentenced to t wo
years in the provincial industrial  re
formatory   under   the   Juvenile act.
Chief Docksteader took the prisoner
to   the   coast on Wednesday..   Johnson worked in Bertois' camp at Cascade  for a short time.   He  was  in
town all  day oh  Saturday,  spending
most   of his   playing pool.   At night
when he got rtiady to return to Cascade he took a car parked in front of
the  Province hotel  belonging    to    a
mining   man   from   Pullman, Wash.
When he got to Cascade ho ran the
car   up   to   McRae ereek and left it
there to conceal the theft; but lut took
some clothes out of tho car beloning
to the owner of the car and put them
on.   The owner of    the    automobile
iphoned   to   Spokane for another car.
When he reached Cascade on his return trip, he noticed Johnson loapng
around    town    wearing some of his
clothes.   'He entertained Johnson until    ah    officer could  be/ summoned.
When the arrest followed.
Miss Edith Larsen, who ls a nurse
in a Spokane hospital, came up on
Wednesday to celebrate the Diamond
Juilee of Confederation with her
mother at the Province hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. David Campbell regis
tered at the Province hotql on Tuesday from Shanghai, China. They
are making a tour of the world in an
Italian  built  car.
A. P. Robinson last .Friday received
a cablegram from England saying
that his mother had died there) on
that day.
for the ensuing year: President,
Wmi. Liddicoat; vice-president,Henry
Reed; secretary-treasurer, O. D. Pearson; conductor, O. F. Killam; assistant conductor, W. J. Pearson; librarian, F. Fritz. The meeting was attended by the city council and by a
full representation of the members of
the band.
W. J. Galipeau returned to Kellogg,
Idaho, on Monday after visiting In the
city for a few days.
The post office department haviBg
authorized the observance ot July 2,
as a holiday, the wickets at the local
office will be closed all lay on both
July land 2, with the exceptlonof one
hour In the morning from 9 till 10.
Mails will lxi despatched as usual and
incoming mails sorted for boxholders
upon arrival of trains. There will be
a delivery of mall on the rural route
on July 2, but not on July 1.
Because he would not agree with
theml to keep his children from the
Alberta public schools and was in consequence, it is alleged, expelled from
the Doukhobors community organizations of western Canada, Nicholas J.
Veregin, nephew of the late Doukhobor leader, Veregin, commenced action In Calgary last week before
Chief Justice W. C. Simmons against
the two organizations operating in
Alberta, claiming $21,460 for work
done for the community during 26
years. In thB alternative he asks for
a declaration that he is entitled to
an undivided interest in the community property having a total value
Of several millions of dollars.
The Cit** band held its annual
meeting on Tuesday evening, when
the    following   officers were elected
Most of the buildings in the city
have been nicely decorated for the
Diamond Jubilee celebration, and
while the program here will not be
as lengthy as in the larger centers,
the celebration will at least be ap
propriate and a good time is assured
all visitors.
The man arrested here on Friday
night on suspicion of being implicated in the Trail murder, was released on Monday. The police form
Trail came over on Sunday and questioned him, and returned home satisfied that he had no connection with
the crime.
'Repartee, the "artless art," seems
really to be a gift, and be who has it
is fortunate Indeed, ln the Nineteenth century Sir Edward Sullivan
relates this bit ot sparkling conversation that passed between Cardinal
Vaughan and Dr. Adler, the chief
Jewish rabbi.
The two mien were seated next to
each other at luncheon. "Now, Dr.
Adler," said the cardinal, "when may
I have the pleasure of helping you to
some ham?'
The rabbi replied without a pause.
"At your eminence's wedding!"
It was not a rabbi but a bishop—Dr
Potter_ of New York—that once replied neatly and unhesitatingly to a
question that must have been almost
as startling as the cardinal's. A lady
had asked him why in pictures and
statues angels are always represented as women or as young men without beards or moustaches.
"Oh," replied the bishop, "everyone
knows that women naturally Inherit
the kingdom of heaven, but men get
in by a very close shave.'
General News
The estimated gross agricultural
wealth of Canada is $7,508,257,000
according to the Department of
Concluding a stay in Canada on
their ranch near Kamloops, B. C,
the Marquess and Marchioness of
Exeter accompanied by Lady Winnifred Cecil, sailed from Quebec recently on the Canadian Pacific
steamship Minnedosa for England.
An aeroplane passenger and
freight service to the central Manitoba mine area was inaugurated on
June 1 by the Western Canada Airways, Limited, making the first
commercial service to he operated
In the Province.
Foundation work is proceeding
rapidly on the new addition to the
C. P. R. grain elevators at Port
McNicoll, which when completed,
will have a storage capacity pf
6,000,000 bushels, instead of the
present capacity of 4,000,000 bushels. |
A total of 1,334 English boys have
already been moved from the Old
Country  and  placed  on  farms  in
Get Your
at the
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Quebec and Eastern Ontario by the
British Immigration and Colonisation  Association according  to  the
figures  given  out  at  the   arnual
meeting of that organization.
According to figures of the
Canadian Government, Canada led
all countries of the world by a wide
margin as an exporter of wheat,
from August 1 to December 31.
1926. In that period Canada shipped
167,795,000 bushels, her closest rival being the United States with
94,191,000 bushels.
Days of the covered wagon were
recalled recently. Mr. and Mrs. W.
G. Barker and six children arrived at Blenfait Saskatchewan
from Parshall, North Dakota, in an
outfit consisting of a covered wagon, 19 head of horses and four
wagons carrying their household
effects and farm implements. They
leased a half section of land.
Every Home, Office, Garage, Autolst
your prospects. Good commission.
Exclusive territory. P. A. LEPEB-
ViRE & COMPANY, Dept. C, Alexandria, Ont.
Manager Grisdale, of the local
branch of the Royal bank, returned
on Friday from a two weeks' motor
car vacation trip through the Cariboo
country. He reports having had a
good time and a sreat deal of excellent fishing.
R. Campbell r.nd family returned
home on Saturday from a two weeks'
motor car vacation trip to the coast
'Wit is usually out of place ln a
court room. Yet when it does occur
it seems to shine with added brightness against the sombre background,
For example, two farmers in the west
of Ireland had a dispute over some
land. At last, says Sir Edward Sullivan in the Nineteenth Century, the
case came into the high court.
The presiding judge at once tried-
to pour oil on the troubled waters
and, addressing the plaintiff, said,
"This is a trivial case. Why not settle it? You men have get to be
neighbors all your lives. Now I suppose that apart from this trespass
you consider the defendant a very
decent man?"
The plaintiff scratched his head
and hesitatingly replied, "Well, he is,
sir but he sometimes gets as drunk
as a judge."
"You mean as drunk as a lord,' remarked tbe president of the court.
"Yes, my lord," replied the plaintiff.
The Floral Assets of the C.P.R
&?*'&& m? ***i*i£^4frw »i
Ippcr—Giirslcns ami fountain nt Kenora Station.
Lower—Woodstock .Sialism  ground*.
Flowers uro amoag the assets of tho Canadian Pacific
Railway. It is the policy of the Company to
establish permanent flower gardens at every station
along the long line of track stretched across the continent.
In the very early days of the railroad the pioneers
were too busy attending to the task of opening up new
roads to give jnucli attention to flowers, yet even back
in tlie early days one of the C. P. It. employees produced a few varieties of flowor seed 3 in Ills own plot
and distributed Uicm amongst his friends at some of
the stations with the object of starting flower gardens'
along the line. This took place over 30 years ago,
and to-day tlio Company spends a considerable amount
producing and distributing seeds and shrubs of all
kindi to station agents along the lines. The Company
maintains a floral depaitment -with headquarters at
the Wli dsor Street Station in Montreal.
Iii. ■•-, Ing out iiii.; work a great number of trees,
sec:.: r ' lorcnninl plants' are used annually. Suit-
nbl-; tre .,,■:■ a; ash, r i and nnole, are supplied,
"uid :.':...': ry such as kpnoy-suckle, lilac, barberra,
elder, ".):;■,.*. weigella i-.nil many other varieties toge-
tho; with ' ' i: . lis! of lied flowers. Vines are also
"•'.:, r'■'■*■. '■ • ■--■■■* buildings and f< tees surrounding
Btat.1 l'cr   thia   purpose   7Ii*-,i..!a  creopera   and
*"*.;      - - ■•*■ eonsldei ■*. be,'.
I ,:*!** ' past till ty years iho encouraging luilu-
ence of the C. P. R. gar-Ions ha3 materially assisted in
the inauguration of floral societies all over the country, many of the officials of the Company being members of these societies. It is pleasing to remember
that the work in connection with the gardens i3 cre-
6 ted directly to the agents and employees of the sta-
t on, for It ls carried out mostly In their own time,
tlrough their enthusiasm in beautifying the stations
Of which they are In charge. The 0. P. R. recognizes
tils effort and muoh interest ls aroused by the annual
c iinpetitions on both eastern and western lines of the
Cimpany for the finest station gardens. Extensive
1. youts do not enter Into the contest but the gardens
t at have shown the most tajprovs-ment during the
; ar are the ones that carry off the honors. Repre-
* ntatives from the floral department tour the lines
( -I'h year, sizing up the gardens and deciding tbe
•v inner. Substantial money prizes are awarded each
year. r
The floral department of the Canadian Paciflo Ib
constantly in touch with horticultural Institutions, Including agricultural colleges and societies, so that no
stone Ib loft unturned to keep up to the very latest
General individual travel through
the Canadian west s expected lo be
very heavy this year according to
E. G. McNeillie. general passenger
agent of the Canadian Pacific Railway at Winnipeg. Several important parties will also add to the
number of travellers especially
through tbe Canadian Rockies regions.
The life of John Pope, sailor
aboard the American vessel Nstirar
was saved recently by instruction-
wirelessed by Surgeon Taylor of the
Canadian Pacific steamship Minnedosa. after Pope had been critically injured by a fall of sixty feet
from the mast. The two ships wert
190 miles apart but hove to later
and the injured mar was transferred to the C. P, B ship and
rushed to Quebec.
Sealed and marked tenders will be
received by the undersigned up to
Monday, July 18th, 1927, at 5 P.M.,
for the conveying of pupils to and
from central and 'High Schools, Orand
Forks, following ths routes already
established; conveyances and* time-
tables at all timet to be satisfactory
to the School .Board; tenders to be
at so much per each trip on each
route and may specify one or both
routes. The lowest or any tendtr not
necessarily accepted.
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JIAppliuatloua lur pre-emptions are lo be
addressed tu ibe Liiini UuiniiiitHloiifr ol tka
Laud Herurdiiii;Uivi.inii. In wblell iuu lullll
■ippliu" or la flouted, uml ure mad* (111
piloted forms i>>ipl*s*s>! iis.n.bj obtained
frnm th- Luud i*o.uini,«lo ier.
I're emotion, must Im   iitt'iiiila-l for five
yosrsu'id I iipnsv-iu'-.ic   mil, nviiue ,    ,
peruore, InSllil li u ,>lur,,i-  uml   .in,,i.   ,■„
ul least live woes, b-iui-c -,, l'-isviu iirui,-    , i.
be received.
For more dutuiieii Iniorittunoll see (he llm-
letlu'-Hiiw tu Pre-empt Laud."
Applii'utionsare receive". Mr luni-basss   uf
I vaoant and unreserved Drown Lands, not be-
llns timberland, for agricultural p. rpoaes:
I minimum price or llr.t-clats (arable) laud Is
t* per acre, aud second-class (graalug) laud
$'.*U per aoro.   Further information regard
lug purchase or lease of Grown lands Is sjlv
In Bulletin Nu  10, Lnnd Serial "Plisnhasba
Lease of Crown Lauds.', *
Mill, rectory, or ludiJ.triH| sites on uniuer
land, nut exceeding 40 acres, may be pur.
abased or leased, ou oonditlous Inoludlng
payment of stumpage,
*" :flUM' SI 1 g  i -!AEES.i.
JDusurveycd areaa, nol as-reading- a) acres,
may be leased a» liuinL>jl!e.-i, conditional upon'
■ dwelling belli;; e acted la' the first year,
title belug ebiuliiable after residence nud
improvement ooudltlous sre fulfilledand laud
has beeu surveyed,
LEASES        I 1
„l»or graaing and industrial puriKi.es areas
uot exceeding 640 acres may be leased by one
person or a com pany.
Under the Orasing Act the Province la
divided into graaing districts aud ihe range
administered under a Ornxing Commissioner. Annual graslng permits are
Issued based ou numbers ranged, priority being iilve.i to established owners. Stoek
owners may form aisoiiatlons far range
management. Free, or partially free, permits
are avallablce for settler., namuers and
travellers up to ten heed.
I ven
PalaceBarber Shop
Razor Honing • Specialty
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Wholesale and Retail
eater ia
Havana Cigars, Pipe*
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Gland Forka, B. C.
Uominion Monumental Worka ff,
(QAabratiM Products Co. KooEnftJH
Furniture Mode to Order.
Alio Repairing of all Kinda,
Upholstering Neatly Done


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