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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Feb 10, 1922

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the center of Qrand Forks valley, tha
premier fruit growing district of
Southern British Columbia. Mining
and lumbering are also important
industries in districts contiguous to
the city.
Kettle Valley Orchardist
THR   SFIIV '8 **'le favorite news-
1 LIU kJVLl  paper 0f ti,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
"Tell me whst you Know Is true:
I csn tarns ss well ss you.
$1.00 PER YEAR
Only One Change From
Last Year Is Made in
Directorate—New President in Charge
The annual general meeting of
the shareholders of the Grand Forks
Cooperative Growers association wae
held on Tuesday afternoon for the
purpose of electing directors and
officers. There was nearly a 100
per cent attendance, and tbe session
lasted until 6 o'olock. President
Ferris occupied tbe chair.
From a dozen or more nominees
for directors, the following were
found to he d the liet when the bal
lota had been counted, and they
were accordingly*-declared elected:
H. B. Woodland, H. A. Glaspell.
Col. Hill, H. C. Kerman, Wm. H.
Ferris, A. D. Morrison and Geo. H.
The directors met immediately
after adjournment and elected H. E.
Woodland president and Wm. H.
Fer is vice president of the association.
Public School
Here Is One Side of
The Railway Problem
In an.entertaining article entitled
"What the Doctors Are Doing," H
F. Gadsby writes in tbe Montreal
Standard wbat he thinks about the
railway problem:
"Time, as somebody has said,
was made for slaves, but the gov
ernment that would siring out time
to settle the railway problem because
there is eternity to look forward to,
has no place in this bustling age.
What Canada wants in the way of a
cure for national ownership is not
treatment, but ready relief—some
thing that will ease the gnawing
pain and lake tbe load off tbe chest
before we all go to the graveyard.
" 'What appals us,' said a prominent politician the otber day, 'is
the extravagance involved in na«
tional ownership. Take, for exam
pie, the C.N.R. d*y train from To*
ronto to Ottawa Besides tbe pas
senger coaches, a. parlor car and a
dining car. The dining car takes
waiters two cooks and a ereward;
the parlor car, a ported. Nine men-
national ownership. Tbe C.P.R day
train cuts out tbe dining car, a parlor car with slip in tables serving
.every purpose. Tbis car gets along
with a cook oim'porter, who is steward, waiter, parlor car conduotor
and porter combined. Two men-
private ownership.'
"The C.P.R. parlor car is just aa
comfortable, tbe food is just as good,
the prices are just as reasonable,and
tbe service jnst as efficient, and the
whole thing is run at a filth tbe ex*
pense of its public ownership rival.
Instead of two tips, you pay one,
for which you get twice tbe polite*
Hess you do from a bunch of train
hands who have got in tbe babit,
along witb national ownership, of
considering themselves civil service
officials witb a haughty outlook oo
the common or garden elector who
pays their wages."
Which, of course, may be a little
overdawn, but it goes to show that
private ownership has decided ad-
. vantages which can not be overlooked by sensible citizens who pay
for rervice and not for fal lals. The
railway problem js the most pressing one in sight.
The twenty-seventh annual Northwest Mining convention will be beld
in Spokane on February 14 to 18.
The following is the result of the
promotions of pupils in Public School,
Grand Forks, as based on the tests
and work during the term September
to January, inolusive.
The principal's class is notinoluded,
as promotion of this class is held
only annually in June of each year.
Pupils who were weak in one or
more subjects are allowed to proceed
on trial. Tbe weak subjeot is in parenthesis after the name.
Promoted from Junior Fourth B to
Junior Fourth A—Clarence Truax,
Edith Matthews, Darwin Ahern,
Pauline Mohler, Helen Mills, Faye
Walker, Marion McKie. Bertha Mulford, Paul Kingston, Arthur Hesse,
Florence Pyrah, James Innis, George
Tutt, Fred Galipeau and Lydia Colarch equal, Henry Reid, Kenneth
Massie Ellen McPherson, Rupert Sullivan, Dorothy Grey, Harry Aeres
and Marjorie Cook equal, Edith
Eureby, Alice George, Francis Otter
bine, Peter Padgett, Phyllis Smyth,
John Graham, Ahbert Colarch, Dorothy Mudie, Jack Crause, Gordon
Clark, Edgar Galipeau, Ruth Hei
mer, Lawrence O'Connor, Genevieve
Harkness. Vivian McLeod, Annie
Bowen, Walter Haw, George McArthur, Cameron Mcintosh, Samuel
Promoted from Senior Third A to
Junior Fourth B—Walter Anderson,
Pauline Baker, Arthur Bickerton,
Aubrey s Dinsmore, Jessie Downey,
Grace Glaspell, Theresa Hellmen,
Dorothy Heaven, Albert Haw, Rosa
Hanson, Elvera Hansen, Marion Kerby
Joe Lyden, Francis Larama, Margaret Luscombe, Blanche Hason,
Mildred Prendergast Joe Simmons,
Alice Scott, Polly Svetlisheff,
Remaining in Senior Third A—
Antone DeWilde, Peter Santano,
Antone Santano.
Promoted from Senior Third B to
Senior Third A—Bruce Brown, Edmund Crosby, John Dompier, Eugene
Fitzpatrick, Thelna Hansen, George
Hadden, Irene Jeffery, Alex McDougail, Herbert Ommanney, Martha
Otterbine, Ruth Pyrah, Jessie Ross,
Ruth Savage, Ruby Savage, Harvey
Weber, Walton Vant.
Recommended to Senior Third A—
Jessie Allan (arith.), Dewey Logan
(arith. spell, writing), Donald McKinnon (arith.), Glen Murray (spell.),
Winnifred Smith (arith. geog.)
Promoted from Senior Third B to
Senior Third A—Mary Acres , Linden
Benson, Alma Collins,Parma Cooper,
Wilhelmina DeWilde, Edmund Eures
by, Clarence Fowler, Lilia Frechette,
Willie Henniger, Lloyd Humphreys,
Dorothy Kidd, Daniel McDougail,
Helen McKinnon, Ethel Mayo, Jigi
Morelli, Arthur Morrison, Helen
Nystrom, Edna Wiseman.
Recommended — Rupert Helmar
(geog), Agnes MoKcnzie (aritb.),
,Byron Weir (geog. lit),
promoted from Junior Third A to
Senior Third B—Vera Boots, Edward
Cook, Jean Donaldson, James Hardy,
Oscar Hellman, Mabel Hobbins,
John Kingston, Amy Kuftinoff, Laird
McCallum, Bruos McLaren, Walter
Manson, Francis O'Keefe, Eileen
Weber, Elva Woodrow. ,
Recommended — Charles Coilins
(arith. his.), Alice Daore (history),
Qeorgina Grey (his.), Dorothy Jones
(arith. spell.), Fred McKie (his. na.),
Arta Montgomery (his.), Lena Wood-
row (geog.). ,
Promoted from Junior Third B to
Junior Third A—Charlotte Acres,
Alfred Binnes. Ian Cfark,Jean Clark,
Patsy Cook, Norman Cooke, Robert
Foote, Leo Gowans, Helen Hansen,
Albert Kinnie, Selma Laign, Bred
Mason, Betty McCullum, Lily Mc
Donald, Mike Morelli, Frances Newman, Gladys Pearson, Charlie Robertson, Ruth Webster.
Remaining in . Jnnior Third B—
Arvid Anderson, Nellie Berry, Elaine
Burr, Delbert Kirkpatrick, Violet
Promoted from Junior Third A to
Senior Third B—Berneta Ahern, Alice
Deporter, Lillian Dunn, Freda Lyden
Gordon Maisie, Eugene McDougail,
Louise McPherson, Jim Miller, Eliza
beth Mooyboer, Peggy Mudie, Harry
Nucich, Lillian Pell, Walter Ronald
Elmer Scott, Roy Walker, Mona
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Remaining in Junior Third A—
Childo Pisacreta.
Promoted from Junior Third B to
Junior Third A—Augustus Borelli,
Hazel Elliott, Carl Hansen, John
Kleman, Dorothy Lucas.
Remainihg in Junior Third B—
Beverly Benson, Roy Cooper, Mary
Kingston, Lee Morelli, Helen Morgan
Bruce Smith.
Promated from Senior Second to
Junior Third B—Harry Anderson,
Marvin Bailey, Florence Bird, Robert
Bird, Elvera Colarch, Raymond Dinsmore, Catherine Gowans, Colin Graham, Harold Helmer, Catherine Henniger, May Hobbins, Ernest Hutton,
Evelyn Innes, Mary Kidd, Margaret
Kleman, Jean Love, Edith Patterson,
Mildred Patterson, Louis Santano,
Fred Smith, Ralph Smyth.
Recommended to Junior Third B—
Winnifred Binnes (arith.), vVina
Boots (arith. spell.), Lewis Brew
(spell.), Nathan Clark (spell), Ernest
Danielson (aritb. spell.). Euphy McCallum (arith.), Anna McKinnon
(arith. spell.), Lydia Mudie (arith.),
Gladys Smith (arith.), Marjorie Taylor (arith )
Promoted from Junior Second to
Senior Seconp—Jack Acres, Helen
Beran, Earle Bickerton, Rosie Borelli
Rosamond Buchan, Ernest Crosby,
Elsie Egg, Melvin Glaspell, Ellen
Hansen, Clarence Hardy, Charlie
Harkness, Vilnier Holm; Secreta
Hutton. Harold Jackson, Margaret
Kinaston, Stephen Kleman, Mary
Kuftinoff, Zelma Larama, Donald
Lucas, Bruce McDonald, Matfeline
McDougail, Helen Mewman, Marjorie
Otterbine, Donald Ross, Elsie Scott,
Billy Tutt, Wilhelmina Weber, EJna
Wenzel, Lora Frechette, Aleck Hobbins, Evelyn Collins, Charles McLeod.
Remaining in Jnnior Second—Ed
mond Miller, Edward Pelter.
Promoted from First Reader to
Junior Second—Bernice Donaldson,
Effie Donaldson, Abel Sharon, Peter
Recommended, First Reader to
Junior Second—Louise Dompier,Clarence Henderson, Joe Nucich, May
Waterman, George Bird.       '
Promoted from First Reader to
Junior Second Reader—Chester Bou-
thron, Ruth Boyce, Ernest Fitzpatrick
Tneodore Hayes, Peter Jmayoff,
George Kuzin, Ethel Massie, Margaret
McCallum, Ronald McKinnon, Elsie
Ogiloff,Mildred Smith, Jessie Sweezey
Winnifred Truax.
Recommended for Junior Second
Reader—Daisy Malm.
Remaining in First Reader—Hazel
Mason, Mary Pisacreta.
Prdtaoted from Second Primer to
First Reader—James Allan, Mildred
Anderson, Harold Bailey, Christine
Brew, Angelo Colarch, Charlie Egg,
Gordon Hansen,' Maizie Henderson,
Mary Kleman, Dorothy Liddicoat,
Eleanor Lindley, Joe Lyden, Harry
Murray, John McDonnld, Marguerite
McConald, Florence McDougail,Helen
Pell, Elsie Prudhomme, George Sav-
age, Fred Wenzel, Hillis Wright,
Lura Canfield, Garnet Boots, Alma
Frechette, Richard Michener, Gerald
Collins, Alberto Wilson.
Recommended for First Reader-
John MeLeod, Minnie McNiven.
Promoted from Second Primer to
First Reader—Bessie Berry, Roy
Clarke June Chew, Evelyn Cooper.
Annie Elosoff, Ethel Graham,' Winnifred Lightfoot, Laura Morelli,
Harold Montgomery, Thomas Mudie,
James Robertson, Laura Sweezey,
Lem Wong.
Remaining in Second Primer—
Mowat Gowans, Clarence McDougail,
Clayton Patterson.
' Promoted tiotn First Ptimer to
Second Primer—Irene Bickerton, Bes
sie Henderson, May Jones, 'Jack
Mulford, Poly Vatkins, Gordon Wil-
kins, Elsie Withers, Tony Santano,
Agnes Ahern, Roderick Kavanagh,
Jack Love, Windsor Miller, Mary
McKinnon, George O'Keefe, -Willie
Prendergast, Walter Shtrstobetoff.
Recommended to Second Primer—
John Berry (spell.), Albert Deporter
(spell.), George Steele (spell),
Remaining in First   Primer—Wil
liam Crause, Catherine Davis, Eyrtle
Promoted from Receiving Class to
First Reader—Jewel Baker, John
Baker, Leonard Binnes, Ethel Boots,
Erina Borelli, Shepherd Boyce,Kathleen Chandler, Eugene Dompier,
Katie Dorner, Marjory Dorner. Mara-
belle Elliot, John Elosoff, Albert
Euerby, Willie Gowans, Bruce Grey,
Leilah Hacking, Harry Hansen, Bruce
Harkness, Swanhilda Helmer, Isabel
Huffman, Chester Hutton, Elsie Kuftinoff, Hilda Lucas, Norman McDonald, Grace McLeod, Lola Ogiloff,
Winnifred O'Keefe, Victor Rella,
Margaret Robinson, Josephine Ru-
zicka, Edna Scott, Aileen Smith,
Delwin Waterman, Alexander Wood.
Remaining in Receiving Class—
Ernest Angliss, Lloyd Clark, Wilbort
Cooper, Isabel Crause, Genieve Dacro
Wilma Davis, Gordon Mudie, Bruce
McLeod, Nellie Ralph, Felico Schaff,
Margaret Sharon, Lila Wilson.
Written for The Sun by
The city water main is froze and
no one seems to care', if I go through
my Sunday clothes fot coin which
I can't spare; Tbe pipe does not belong to me, I simply pay a monthly
fee for water, when it's running
free, to drink and wash my bair.
Tbe fault may not be mine, by
heck! yet I must suffer thirst, and
they don't care a dog kone speck if
I say, do your worst; Remonstrances
are so mucb chaff, my explanations
make them laugh—kick through
with two bucks and' a half,
"my dear Alphonse, you first."
If it ain't frozen on my lot, it
must be on tbe street—tbey say it
is, I eay it's not, altbo' I know I'm
beat; I'll have to give them my last
dime, or else eat snow till summertime, or hike to some far southern
clime where ice is used for heat.
TheD I for juice and labor pay, to
thaw tbeir frozen drain—wby can't
they pass a law to say tbat it won't
freeze again; There's by'awe passed
by two's and three's, that's old and
smell like musty cheese, but they've
got none called "Anti*Freeze" to
save tbeir water main.
When light wires freeze or throw
a fit and we in darkness gripe, they
drive "tin Lizzy" on tbe bit and get
tbere on the lopg; I do not bave to
scold or barge,,, tliey fix tbem up,
"no extra charge"—their profits,
thank you, are quite large. You get
me, Si. I hope.
There'e not mucb use in getting
mad and tearing out my hair,
tbough lack of water makes me sad
and lines my brow with care; I'll
.get a spade and die a well, and I'll
have water  then  to sell—the city
mains can go to ; they'll   thaw
out quick down tbere.
Last Gar of Apples Went
to Edmonton on Wednesday — Cost of the
Packing House
Railway Board Has
No Jurisdiction
According to a judgment of the
board of railway commissioners for
Canada, issued last week, tbat body
has no juristiction in the matter of
ordering any railway company lo
continue service over lines wbich
the railway company can not operate on a paying basis.
The question was raised by tbe
government of British Columbia and
the boards of trade of the cities of
Rossland and Trail, B. C, following
the application of tbe Red Mountain
railway to be allowed to discontinue
Bervice over a line, 9.47 miles in
length, from the international boun
dary at Patterson to Rossland.
The railway company claimed an
average annual deficit from 1909 to
1921 of $24,388 Tbefoundamental
question to be decided was tbe jurisdiction of the board. It was representee*1 tbat tbe discontinuance of
the service was a serious matter to
Washington, Feb. 6.—The weefc
centering on February 16 will average warmer than usual on meridian
90 from the Gulf of Mexico to tbe
far nortb. Tbe high temperature of
that  disturbance will   be in north-
Queen of the Winter Carnival
According to revised figures given
out by the manager of the Grand
Forks Cooperative Growers exchange
this week, the total shipments of
fruit and vsgetables from tbe central packing bouse tbis season were:
Apples, boxes 60,827
Pears, boxes   4,026
Crab apples, boxes  1,792
Prunes, boxes 26,314
Plums, boxes  4,882
Tomatoes, boxes  5,092
Totatoes, cars       4£
Of the apples, 40 per cent were
No. l's, 33 per cent No. 2,s, and
27 per cent crates. It is pointed out
that the handling of tbis large per*
centage of crate apples raised tht
packing charges considerably. Irrigation, [pruning and thinning will
reduce tbe production of this clan
of fruit.
Tbe last car of apples was shipped
to Edmonton on Wednesday. The
total cost of the new packing honse
was $19,803.
Candidate for Queen „f the WiniH.
Kf.    Dte,r. C"ni™> of the Can.
adinn   P.ciflc  Railway employ,
•nd selected for the position by a
western Canada about February 14,
on and all along meridian- 90 Febru-
ajy 16, and in eastern sections February 18. A cold wave will be in
northwestern Canada near February
11, on meridian 90 February 13, in
eastern sections February 15.
Tbe week centering on February
16 will average warmer tban any
other of the month and the top of
that warm period will be on raeri«
dian 90 on tbat day. The storm wave
one day behind the top of the warm
wave, {is fixed between tbe two most
severe storm weeks of the month
and therefore it is expected to be
most severe in western Canada near
February 13 and in eastern secti oa
near February 18.
Not much chauge in the location
of precipitation and the amonnt of
precipitation will be less than the
greatest tbat fell in January. February is not expected to be as good
a crop weather month an January.
Dry weather in tbe middle-south*
west winter wheat section will continue tbrough February. General
better weather will prevail on the
continent first and last weeks of
February than during the middle
balf of tbe month.
This Man Is 2000
Yours Behind the Times
Wibnr Uleun Voliva, successor of
John Alexander Dowie as overseer
of Zion and head of tbe Christian
Apostolic church, has completed the
fixing of dimensions of his flat
world, existence of wbich is now
taugbt io tbe /ion schools.
According to Mr. Voliva's latest
latest pronouncement, tbe sky is a
vast dome of solid materials, from
wbicb the sun, moon and stajs are
bung like a chandelier. The edges
of (he dome, he explain.*, rest on
tbe wall of ice whicli surrounds the
flat world to keep foolhardy mariners from tumbling over the edge.
"That is the plain teaching of the
whole world of God," he says,"that
the heaven, the dome, the vault,
like a tent, in a solid structure over
the earth and all the lights are within tne firmanent,
"Ezekiel save; 'The throne of God
is above, Ihe vault.' The firmament
above our head is a solid structure
and tbe stars are pointe of light,lhat
is all. They are not worlds, they are
not suns. So-culled science ib a lot
of sillv rot, and so is so-called medical science, and all tbe rest ot their
so-called sciences." THE   SUR,   GRAND   FORKS.   B. C.
Witt (kmb Jfarka &tm
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00
One Year (in the United States)   1.50
Addresr -,l -——»--^cations to
Thk Gband Forks Sun,
Phonb 101R Ghano Forks, B.    .
free entertainment tbat the larger sending
stations provide. Instrumental music, singing
and dialogue come out of the skies, and on
Sunday morning anyone can "listen in" at
church service.
The arms conference cost the United States
only $300,000. Many prize fights with a less
imposing agenda of "scrapping' have cost the
people more.
A bone-dry world may not be witnessed by
the present generation. The cider press has
not yet been outlawed, and an eminent Chicago whiskyology authority declares that by a
proper mixture of fusel oil, potato alchohol
and burnt sugar, first-quality three yeaa old
whisky can be made in three minute.
The offer of £20,000 by Lord Atholstan of
Montreal to the graduate of any university
who will discover a cure for cancer within the
next five years has appealed so strongly to Sir
William Venor, director of a drug company in
Manchester,£ngland,who a year ago had a distressing experience through a false diagnosis,
that he desires to supplement it by offering
another £10,000 to any student or graduate
who within the next five years is able to satisfy
the Royal College of Physicians that he has
discoyeaed a cure which is not surgical.
Luther Burbank, the plant jwizard, has
evolved a thornless blackberry. What the
prohibitionists want is a kickless blackberry
The difference between a desert and a land
deserted is well shown in Palestine. Where
the new Jewish colonies have settled and
have«begun to carry on farming by irrigation
the results are comparable to those in south
ern California. Nearly every plant both of the
temperate and of the tropic zone seem to
flourish, and before many years the whole land,
now untitled and waste, will be covered with
Before adjourning the Washington conference passed a resolution that bound the five
cdief powers to abstain from using poison gas
in warfare between themselves and invited all
other nations to take the same action. The
resolution was one that no one could possibly
oppose, yet it was passed with a notable lack
of enthus asm. Both the British and the
French delegation pointed out that, unsupported by any adequate sanctions, the resolution was only a pious wish, and that their
governments would not dare to make any
change in their preparations to meet the use
of gas by anotner power. It must have been
in everyone's mind that, although all the civilized nations of the world, meeting at The
Hague in 1907, outlawed gas in warfare, Germany, whieh was one of thesignatories,never-
theless made and used poison gas when it
thought the gas would be useful. Decency and
humanity in warfare, like the abolition of war
itself, are to be obtained not by passing reso
tion but by infusing grace into the hearts of
Chancellor Schober's Vienna cabinet resigned in the evening and resumed oflice next
morning. Not much chance for new political
Great Britain has realized $2,670,000,000
from the sale of 88 per cent of its war materials. The receipts of the United States from
the same sources will reach nearly the same
figure, or, to be more accurate, $2,250,000,000
That sum includes the $822,923,000 due the
United States by foreign governments for the
overseas supplies sold them.
Almost every little girl knows that if she is
very, very good her hair will curl, but who
suspecled that, if we stopped salting our food,
we should become black and have flat noses?
A European savant has it all worked out.
Originally all men were black and remained so
as long as they were conient to live on fruit
and roots. But the Americans began to eat
meat and became red, the Asiatics began to
misuse milk and became yellow, and the Caucasians ate too much salt and so turned white.
At the opening of the British parliament
this week, in the speech from the throne by
King George V praise was paid to the work
of the Washington arms conference. "During
the past three months," said the king, "tbe
Washington conference on the question of dis-
armamnent and the fsjc east continued its sessions. A treaty designed to maintain peace in
the Pacific has been signed by representatives
of the British empire, the United States,
France and Japan and awaits ratification.
While this treaty replaces the Anglo-Japanese
alliance, I am happy to feel that the longstanding accord between the two countries
will remain as cordial as ever under the agree
ments thus concluded. At the same time our
relations with the United States enter a new
and even closer phase of friendship. An agree
ment also was reached on the question of dis
armament, and a treaty has been sighed pro
vid'ng a large measure of relief from the burden of armaments. In all these respects great
results bave been attained and the success of
the conference for which the world will owe a
deep debt of gratitude to the initiative of the
president of the United States of America
will be the happiest-augury for future international relations."
Your Heart's Desire
In the way of Jewelry can be easily
satisfied if you come here. We carry
an up to-date stock of the most popular novelties and the newest and
most artistic designs in
Fine Jewelry
Come in and see onr display and
make selections.
Our prices are always moderate.
Jeweller and Optician
Bridge Street Grand Forks
Forests and Firesides
It is not commonly understood that radiotelephone sounds of short range come exactly
as sounds come over the ordinary telephone
line and without any change whatever in the
ordinary wireless receiving apparatus. Hundreds of people now enjoy every evening the
There was, at one time, a widely distributed
poster in British Columbia which stated baldly
that the Forest Dollar was British Columbia's
It was noticed at the time, but times were
prosperous, and it is doubtful if the real significance of the idea was fully realized. ' But
when the lumber trade is slack and mills and
camps are shut down, business depression become evident on all sides, and all trades are
forced to share in the continued loss of business.
The grocery, hardware, wire, rope and
boiler machinery houses are a few of the business lines that are hit, and this of course is
reflected on the men employed, for whom
there is no work and thus no pay cheque.
The logger walks disconsolately and aimlessly around the cities and towns of which he
is not a part, the screaming saws of the mills
are silent, and empty railroad cars stand idle
in tbe terminals.and tug boats no longer wend
their way fussily through harbors congested
with shipping, and the many bottoms which
usually carry the lumber of British Columbia
to the Seven Seas lie at anchor,the only move
ment being that occasioned by the tides.
Imagine, so far as concerns the tremendous
lumber industry, this condition made permanent. What is there to take its place? There
is no other natural resources in this large
province that could hope to compete with
lumber as a means of so widely distributing
the payroll which accompanies an active lumber industry; but each and every year sees the
needless destruction of millions of feet of green
timber which should have provided a livelihood for the logger and mill hand, simply because of a certain apathetic and careless section ofthe public which finds its. way into the
woods and is careless with fire.
If at such times -bs this, the lesson is forced
upon us as to the results which follow in the
wake of a temporarily depressed lumber market, imagine what would be the result of a
complete cessation for a long period of years
of the lumber industry.
Let this lesson sink in, and then realize that
every forest fire brings this province a step
nearer to the stagnancy, so far as affects the
marketing of British Colnmbia's most important crop, that of her green forests.
Nothing Else is Aspirin—say "Bayer"
Warning! Unless you see name
"Bayer" on tablets, you are not getting Aspirin aball. Why takechancoit
Accept only an unbroken "Bayer"
package which contains directions
worked out by physicians during 21
years and proved safe by nil I ions for
Coldi, Headache, Earache, Tootaohe,
Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Neuritis,
Lumbago, and Pain. Made in Canada.
All druggists eell Bayer Tablets ot
Aspirin in handy tin boxes of 12 tablets, and in bottle* of 24a nd 100.
Aspirin is tbe trade mark (registered
in Ctnadi) of Bayer Manufacture of
Monoaeeticaoidester of Salicylicacid.
While it is well known tbat Aspirin
means Bayer mauufaoture, to assist
the public against imitations, the
Tablets ot Bayer Company will be
stamped with their general trade
mark, the "Bayer Cross."
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks,B.C.
Established 1»10
Real Estate and Insurance
Redden. Agent Grnnd Forks Townglte
Company, Limited
Have by careful and efficient management built Up a large
business during the past ten years, and are the lajgest
growers of nursery stock in Western Canada.
A LARGE ASSORTMENT of very fine Fruit Trees and
Small Fruit Plahts are now growing in our Nurseries at
Sardis, which are being offered to planters at very Reasonable Prices.
THB QUALITY of these trees and plants are of high order
being propagated from speoialty selected trees of known
We arge growing a very fine lot of Roses of leading varieties whieh -have bloomed this season in the Nurserias and
will give good results when transplanted in your garden
or lawn.
We Solicit Correspondence from intending planters and
urge the placing orders early in the season. WRITE TODAY
The British Columbia Nurseries Co. Ltd
Sardis, R. C. Department C.
Clinton A. S. Atwood, Salesman, Grand Forks, R. C.
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Farms    (Orchards    City Property
Agent* at' Nelion, Calgary, Wihnlpeg and
other Prairie polnti. Vanoouver Agents:
Established In l'JIO. wcare In a (million to
furniih reliable Information concerning thli I
Write for free IItornture
Transfer Company
Eden and Bluebird
Wasting Machines
1190.00 «T—
Complete Home Furnishers
City Baggage and General |
Coal,  Wood and  Ice
for Sale
Offloe at R. F. Petrle'i Store
Phone 64
C.V. Meggitt
Beal Estate and Insurunce
Exoellent facilities fot telling your farm.
We bave agent* at all Coait and Prairie
Reliable Information regarding thit dlitrot
cheerfully furnished. We solicit your inquiries.
Keep to the Right
Now the New Year is begun, "Keep
to the Right," is a very good motto.
Follow it, to avoid all accidents.
Keep to the right, too, when you telephone. That is, be right in the way you
telephone, be right in courtesy, in short,
be right in all those practices which
make for good telephoning. Keeping
to the right means good service.
In The Grand Forks Sun Is a
Exhibition hi Montreal of steer carcasses weighing 200,000 lbs. and game, to be used
on the winter cruises to the Mediterranean and West Indies by the Canadian Paciflo
Steamers, "Empress of Scotland," "Empress of Prance" and "Eknpress of Britain."
Recently prize beef wm placed on
exhibition In Almy's window, near
St. Alexander Street, Montreal, purchased at the Toronto Christmas
Show for use on tiie forthcoming
cruises of the C.P.S.L. Steamers
"Empress of Prance", "Empress of
Scotland", and "Empress of Britain". It wae arranged by the Canadian Pacific Steamships Ud. The
carcasses, aU Canadian raised stock
•re of exceptional quality.
For three cruisas the requirements
in beef are approximately 175,000
pounds, or in other terms 235 choice
steer carcasses with a dressed
weight of 750 lbs. each The turkeys, chickens, capons, ducks' and
ducklings have been specially fattened for the particular requirements of these cruises, and no cold
storage stock of any kind is to be1
used. The different kinds of poultry
•re   also
of  uniform   weight
In general the requirements for
the Empress of France, Empress of
Scotland, and Empress of Britain
are as follows:
Turkeys  18,000 lbs.
Chickens, fattened .. 15,000   "
Chickens, broilers .. 12,000   "
Capons,   16,000   "
Fowls  18,000   "
Ducklings     9,000   "
Game, assorted  ....   7,000   "
Lamb    80,000   "
Mutton 60,000   "
Fresh Pork ........ 24,000   **
Pork Loins     6,000   "
Bacon    60,000   "
Ham  85,000   "
Egga  860,000   "
Butter  27,000   "
Milk    6,000 gallons
Cheese       7,000 lbs.
Cream     8,800 lbs.
Coffee    6,000   "   .
andlSugsr    80,000   **
iilour 60.000   "
Potatoes         60 tone
Turnips     8,000 lbs.
Carrots       7,000   "
Cauliflowers        180 dosta
Celery         240     •
Cucumbers         80     •
Cabbage       860     *
Egg Plant       600
Lettuce       180 doien
Onions   ............   7,000 lbs,
Spinach       900   "
Tomatoes  ?.,    1,600   •
Fish, assorted 48,000   "
Apples       500 cases
Bananas      1,000 lbs.
Grape Fruit        100 caste
Lemons   •.,       45    "     j
Oranges        300    •
Pears    ,     8,000 lbs.     '
Grapes       8,000   "
In addition, to these quantities,
special fruits, and tropical delicacies
will be purchased at different ports
on the cruise. r
A   Precious   Trophy
Vd des Bols, sbout 85 milts from
Buckingham, In Quebec Province, is
• celebrated fishing, hunting, and
trapping district. Mr J. A. Larivee,
Whits Deer Lodge, Val des Bois,
last -Call had the distinction of shoot-.
tag a remarkable full grown whitei
dear. How this deer escaped detection,  and  consequent   killing  such
• long time, while living within
rifle range of habitations is hard to
understand. He lived on the highest mountain at Val des Bois. A
natural background of white birjh
undoubtedly made him invisible to
the hunter who could not get doss
to him. Once snow fell, his worries
were over ns he must have become
-practically invisible on account ot
Us snow-white color. Not a black
•r colored hair could bs found on
his body, even the eyes, muzzle an-l
hoofs being either white or pink.
Ilr. Larivee first saw the deer at
a ttrange or new white patch on
ths tide of the mountain. Upon
examination through field glasses
hs perceived that it wat a whits
deer. 0 He had seen two specimens
before, mounted by the oi* in, ai.d
bis Joy ean epiily be Imagined. He
•peat about fifteen minutes plan-'
■ring ths stalk and studying ths
mountain in front of him across:
Green Lake. Mr. Larivee proceeds!
to toll his story: ■
i   Ths mountain was negotiated by
• chimney or V shaped indentation!
which I climbed by holding on to
shrubbery, cracks, and small projections of rock, by hand and feet
(bit rifle—A.22 H.P. Savage, lever
action being slung over mv back).
Beaching the top after an hoar and
• quarter climb, I made a wide
circle end came back to the edge.
I eould ms the deer laying down
•mongst ths whits birch trees, a
tangled branchy mass that I kstw
the small bore rifle was Incapable
of penetrating, so I decided on again
circling.   Thit time I cams out at
• point where I could not tee him.
while then wes • sheer drop of
several hundred feet to be overcome
to get within open theoting dis-
tones.* It took me two mors hours
Ito eeoomplith this noiselessly, especial cam having to be token not
to start stents rolling; the dried
leave* andtmsll branehet were a so
Elm WMk to. evtdsaoe.    I  finally
;  Head of the
secured the position desired only to
find that Ilr. Deer had got np
wandered farther down the mountain side and was laying down •gain
about six hundred feet below me.
With my glasses I found that only
six or seven inches of his neck.
ight baek of bit heed, wets cleer of
branehet. and ths only spot I eould
Set to aim at with a chance of get-
ng the bullet to itt mark. '
''After I thot him it began to rain.
I had to ret a boat and then had a
terrible joh at it to *■« him flow*
Railway News
in Brief
white deer shot at Val des Bois, Quebec
the laat two hundred feet to ths
bost He was very large; 14 points
in the velvet and weighed 201 lbs.
dressed. I was tired and wet, but
happy after I got him in lhe boat
It took me four hours of bard and
careful stalking, but he wm worth
tt. Throe hours later, after securing heto, the deer was bmm op In
my shed, about half a mile from
where I shot him, the last portage
being done by tbe light of my elee-
tric torch over a mountain."
Captain W. J. Boyce, one of the
most popular shipmasters in the
Coast service of the Canadian Pacific Railway, and now master of the
steamer Charmer, has been elected
to the presidency of tho Canadian
Merchant Service Guild and the
British Columbia branch of the Canadian Navigators' Federation.
Report from Victoria says: Tenders will be caned by the Canadian
Facific Railway for the repair of ths
steel enr-barge No. 8, recently
salved, after being ashore at Lorllsr
Pass, immediately following ths
completion of the survey to ascertain the full extent of the  "
Col. Moore, who is managsr-to-
ebief of the big winter carnival at
Banff, to be held from January 21
to February 4, is making elaborate
preparations to put tht sportfest
over in grand style.
He hopes to secure permission
from the Dominion Government for
the donation of a real buffalo kead
for competition among ladies' hockey
teams of Canada and the Unftsd
States. In addition the winners wil!
receive a silver trophy and individual medals. The Amaaona oi
Vancouver, Seattle "Bells," Calgary
Regents, and Calgary Patricias will
be among the competing teams. All
the leading ski jumpers of the world,
who will compete at the Carlgary
carnival, January 16-21, will also
perform at Banff.
Honore LaRese, whose record td
40 years' service as conductor en
the Canadian Pacific Railway, has
probably never been eclipsed Jn tht
history of the Company, has passed
•way in Vancouver. He was superannuated five years ago.
Mr. LaRote wat a bachelor and
had ne near relatives. Ha was ben
in Quebec and commenced hit railroad career at a messenger boy
while still in his 'teens.
Winnipeg. — Twelve entries si-
ready hava been received for the dog
race to bs run in connection with
the Winnipeg Winter Carnival, the
carnival oommittee announces today. The race will be from Dauphin
to Winnipeg, a distance of 224 milts.
W. Hunt, ef the Northern EleeMt
Company, ia chairman of the deg-
team races. As a preliminary te tie
Winnipeg Winter Carnival, a reception and midnight frolic will be held
in the Royal Alexandra Hotel, on tbs
afternoon and evening of Tuesday,
January 17, the carnival committee
has announced. The oarnival itself will open two weeks later. The
entire ground and first floors of tho
hotel will.be given over to tiie reception and frolic, and the whole affair
will revolve about the 24 candidates
far Carnival Queen.
Excavation work ia connooUts.
with the twenty-story tower to be
added to the Chateau Frontenac,
Quebec, has been commenced. This
foundation will be situated on the
ground heretofore occupied by ths
old kitchen on Des Carrion Street,
which Is being demolished to make
room for tht building of tha tower.
Dynamite had to be used at timet to
loosen the solid structural work
whioh had the effect of twisting tho
steel girders into various shapes
whioh now oan be seen in the couit
rard of tho hostelry with piles of
debris that are being carried away to
a damn as quickly as possible. Mr.
Mitchell, the energetic superintendent for the oontractora, expects te
have the ether third removed within the /xt ten daya when the on-
ooyatlon work for tke foundation
will be rushed. In ths meantime the
Dominion Bridge Company, eon*
tractors for lho steel and its erection, are shipping the material to
Quebec daily, and it it expected
that the frame work will be well en
the way te completion by tke beginning of next summer, though tt
wtt take more tban another two
roars to complete the eastern extension and Improvements which,
when completed, will put tht Chateau in an exceptional position by He
architecture and unique situation in
otmparlsen with sll ether hotels sa
the American Continent.
Mr. J. P. Burns is appointed
Assistant Chief of the Dept. of
Investigation of the Canadian
Pacific Railway, with headquarters at Winnipeg, succeeding Lieut.-Colonel William McLeod, deceased. Mr. Burns entered the Bervice of the Canadian Pacific as chief clerk in
the Investigation Department,
Montreal, having been connected with it since its inception in January, 1913. He
was attached to the Montreal
office as assistant to Mr. R. G.
Chamberlin, chief of the Investigation Dept., prior to which
ihe was for many years private
■secretary to the late Silas H.
Carpenter, who was then Chief
of Detectives of the City of
[Montreal. Previous to entering police work he was employed in various capacities
Bith the Grand Trunk Railway
jratem, the  Boston & Maine
A. H. CADIEUX        XJ
Railroad and the  IntereolonM
Mr. A. H. CadieuT is appoint-
ed Assistant to Mr. R. O,
Chamberlin, chief of the Can*,
dian Pacific Investigation Dept*
with office at Windsor St. Sta.
tion, Montreal. Mr. Cadieux
joined the service in July, 1918,
as Investigator in the Investigation Dept. In May, 1915,
he became inspector, and from
this position he goes to fill th«
vacancy created by the promotion of Mr. J. P. Burns. Previous to entering the service of
the Canadian Pacific Railway
Mr. Cadieux was connected
with the Grand Trunk Railway
for a number of years; ha was
special ajrent from 1907 to
June, 1913, when he severed
his connection with that railway to accept a position under
Mr. Chamberlin, Chief of the
Dept. of Investigation.
How Soon Will
You Resell
Your Stock?
During the present season the
Oanadka Pacific has hauled 2,048
earn of grain, containing 4,286,901
bsehele, which have been unloaded
to tho elevators at West St. John, as
compared with 2,042 oars, with lr
411,546 bushels during the corresponding season. Ths elevators at
West Sf. John contain a million aad
a half bushels of train. There has
been a general falling off of import
freight luring ths last few days, but
ths totals are considerably ahead st
the aame period twelve months ago.
Quebec—Reports have boon received of the discovery ef a mine
near Onslow Corners, Que., by Mr. J.
1. Tuner, which it ls claimed the ore
assays gold and silver, and it it
undeietood ho has refused 1100.000
fer it
lho building of the new C. P. B.
station et Carleton Place ls going
ahead rapidly. The slate roofing being almost complete, and It will not
ba long before it Is ready for use.
Ths new platform la front of the
station ls seventy-five per eon*, completed, and the pouring of concrete
for floors has been oommenced Is
the waiting room. Improvements
have been made by the erection ef a
long island platform, and when the
building is opened Carleton Place
will be able to boast of a station,
not only comfortable, but suitable te
ths reeuirements of the town.
The goods put upon your shelves
must move off again before your profit
is reaped. Quick turnover is the key
to quick profits. How soon will you
resell your stock?
An intelligent use of ADVERTISING
will prove to be the best possible
means of keeping these goods moving.
The general meeting of the Brit
ish Columbia   division of the Cad
adian Institute of Mines and  Metal-
urgywill be beld io Vancouver on
February 13,14 and 15.
is a printed salesman of proven
ability. Brighten up your store windows, show your goods attractively
and Advertise in Thc Grand Forks
Sun. You will find thc buying public of this community appreciate thc
"shopping news" in your advertisements each week.
Shop Where You
Are Invited
To Shop
The  Snn, at $1.00 per
I value in British Columbia.
year, is the  best  newspaper THE   SUM.   URAND   FORES,   ». C.
News of the City
Tuesday was nomination day for
trustees of the irrigation dislrict,
and five candidates were placed in
the field, namely, E. F. Laws, J. B.
Markell, Thomas Powers, C. V;
Meggitt aDd W. H. Dinsmore. Two
trustees are to be elected, and tbe
poll will be taken tomorrow between tbe hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.
m. at the old court house.
Tbe case of Jobn Donaldson* ve,
J. C. Knight came up before Judge
Brown in tbe county court on Tues'
day. Tbe evidence showed tbat
plaintiff bad garnished tbe defendant for a sum of money wbicb tbe
latter had previously assigned to
other parties.   Judgment reserved.
It is now about time for the industrious small boy to immortalize
bis name In lbe country paper by
prospecting for tbe first buttercup
under tbe snow.
hold up a Hindu, came up for trial
today before Judge Brown in tbe
county court. Tbe case was dismissed owing to lack of evidence.
The eld, old story of being tbe
first person to see a robin in tbe
spring will be a chestnut tbis year.
It is said a colony of tbese virile
enemies of fruit pestf are wintering
in the valley.
A Doukhobor woman cdarged
witb tbe tbeft of a bolt of ribbon
from Hodgson's store was brought
before Magistrate McCallum on
Wednesday.' The case was proven
and sbe was fined $10,
We deal in fruits, vegetables and groceries exclusively and have fresh goods arriving daily, and
sell them as fast they as they arrive. That's the
beauty of having fresh goods—they're easy to sell.
Courteous treatment and prompt delivery.
Phone 25 H. H. Henderson, Prop.
H. L. Mackenzie and Mr. Hetherlngton* attended county court in
Qreenwood on Wednesday.
The   Doukhobor    arrested    last
week on a charge of attempting to
Honors broke even in tbe curling
games between tbe Qrand Forks arid
Qreenwood rinks last Friday ni'Jht.
Tbe Trail hockey team defeated
Grand Forks Wednesday night by a
score of 5 to 1.
Mrs. F.  W. Russell  entertained
some of ber lady friends at tbe Rue*
sell house Wednesday evening.
Mrs. W. Q. Campbell, of Kettle
Falls, Wash., is visiting ber daughter, Mis. A. O. Frache.
Jack Ludlow, of Denoro, left for
for the coast Sunday night.
Mrs. C. Camp, of  Seattle, was a
visitor in the city on Tuesday.
Unyit Chase of Christina
was ln tbe city on Tuesday.
Mrs. James
tbe coast.
Rooke is visiting at
and New
9. Gill.
E.W. Beatty.
M*Gill's New Ojance//or
rounder of;
McGrll Unjversijy
Although the centenary celebrations at Montreal indicate that Mc-
- Gill University is already a hundred
years old, the roots of that great
educational institution reach still
further into the past. In the fascinating volume "McGill and Its
Story" just published, Cyrus Mac-
Millan, the author, states that the
British settlers In Lower Canada,
after the conquest of Quebec were
eager that their children should
have at least an elementary education. It waB felt, too, that in thc
unrest and the uncertainty of thc
period Immediately following the
American Revolution it was not
advisable to send students in search
of higher professional training to
the universities of the United States,
which in the days of their Hritish
allegiance had attracted Canadian
students in large numbers.
Kfforts were accordingly made to
establish a system of free sc-hools
with the hope that later a university
might bc founded. As a result of
the agitation for the providing of
educational   opportunities  in   I/ower
Advancement of Learning wns; established under this Act, the King
gave directions for the establishment "of a competent number of
Free Schools for the instruction of
children in the first rudiments of
useful learning; and nl»o as occasion
should require for foundations of a
more comprehensive nature." Accordingly, elementary free schools
were soon erected in different parts
of the Province, one-room buildings
of cedar logs. Indeed, they were
mere log-huts, but they provided the
first free English Plication in
I.pwer Canada, and laid the foundation foT a Canadian nationality. The
Secretary's salary was always many
months in arrears, and he frequently
complained, with unfortunately but
little satisfaction, that not only had
he given his time for some years
without remuneration, but that he
had expended even his own fuel and
candles. It was not unusual for
teachers to be censured "for not
keeping school at all," or for giving
too many holidays, or for tardiness
in opening school in the morning,
and eagerness in closing it in the
afternoon. At least one teacher was
warned that his arrears in salary
would not be paid and that he would
be instantly dismissed "if he did not
treat his wife with greater kindness."
The Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning supervised
the establishment of McGill College
and directed it in its infancy, for
under the Act of 1801 all property
and money given for educational
purposes in the Province of Lower
Canada was placed under its control.
James 'M-Qill is described by his
contemporaries as of '.'a frank and
social temperament"; in figure, "tall
and commanding, handsome in youth,
and becoming somewhat corpulent in
his old age," and in his leisure
"much given to reading." James McGill died in 1918 and in his will bequeathed to the Royal Institution for
the Advancement of Learning, in
trust, the sum of £10,000 and his
Burnside Estate of forty-six acrea,
together with the dwelling house
and other buildings for the erection
on the estate, and the endowment,
of a University or College.
. The first Principal of McGill was
the Reverend George Jehoshaphat
Mountain, who was appointed Principal in 1824 while the university
was only a name. The official opening did not take place till June 24th,
!82!l, and wns attended by what the
contemporary press called a gathering of "numerous and respectable
individuals." Anxious years marked
tho early history of McGill, due to
lack of funds and quarrels between
thu Board of Ihe Royal Institution
and the Governors of thc College.
In November, 1848, the Governors
had only lhe sum of £54 at their
disposal. They divided it between
Ihe Bursar and the two Lecturers
in proportion to the amount of sal-
aiy in arrears and as a result the
Lecturer in French, M. Montier, received £2 lis. as his share from
January 1st, 1848, to November 29th,
1848. Thai was the full amount of
salary receive-1 hy hirp during the
year; but hu still, says the author,
htui his cow and his garden!
Dr. D. C. Maccalum wrote an
account of medical student life about
this time. s "A large proportion of
the students," he said, "were men
verging on, or who had passed,
middle age. Indeed, several of them
were married men and the heads of
families. There was sufficient of
the youthful, however, to keep things
lively, 'Footing Suppers,' practical
jokes, and special country excursions
to secure material for practical anatomy were of frequent occurrence.
The last, involving as it did a certain amount of danger, commended
itself particularly to the daring
Bpirits of thc class, who were always
ready to organize and lead an excursion having that object in view.
These excursions were not at all
times successful, and the participators in them were sometimes thwarted in their attempts and had to beat
a precipitate retreat to save themselves from serious threatened injury.
The first real progress was made
when the late Sir William Dawson
became Principal. "When I accepted
the principalship of McGill," he said
in his reminiscences, "I had ''not
l:cen in Montreal, and knew the college and the men connected with it
only by reputation. I first saw it
in October, 18B6.   Materially it was
represented by
two blocks
id :
of   un
finished and partly ruinous buildings, standing amid a wilderness of
excavators' and masons' rubbish
overgrown with weeds and bushes.
The grounds were unfenced and were
pastured at will by herds of cattle,
which not only cropped the grass,
but browsed on the shrubs, leaving
unhurt only one great elm, which
still stands as the 'founder's tree,"
and a few old oaks and butternut
trees, mott of which have had to
give place to our new buildings. The
only access from the town was by
a circuitous and ungraded cart track,
almost impassable at night. The
buildings had been abandoned by the
new Board, and the classes of the
Faculty of Arts were held in tho
upper story /of a brick building in
the town, the lower part of which
was occupied by the High School."
A direct appeal for financial assistance was then made to thc citizens of Montreal. It met with an
encouraging response, which greatly
relieved the situation, and was what
Dr. Dawson, forty yenrs later, called'
"the beginning of a stream of liberality which has floated our University barque up to the present
Thejnore recent expansion of McGill to-ita present strong position is
well known. The appointment of
Sir Arthur Currie as Principal and
thc still more recent election of .Mr.
K.-W. Beatty,* President of the Canadian Pacific Railway, as Chancellor
have given it a practical administration which is calculated to ensure Its continued progress as an
essentially National University. In
the Epilogue to hit volume Professor
MacMillan writes: "There is a new
spirit in McGill. To-day its pulsing life, under the guidance of its
great Canadian leader, reaches
through all grades and faculties and
departments of its students as it
has never done before. There is a
general forward movement unhampered and undivided by considerations
or competitions of sections or of
faculties. The University is closer,
loo, than it once was to the current
of national feeling. It is seeking to
Minister to Canada, the land which
gave it birth and from which its
greatness sprang. But while it will
serve Canada, Tt will continue to
draw its students, like the true
"Studium Generale," from every
country on the globe, and to send
them back to serve their individual
countries to advance the enlighten-
ment of the world. McGill's first ,
century has been a century of trial,
but a century of *great accomplishment of the world." The publishers
of "McGill and its Story" are S. B.
Gundy, of the Oxford University
Press, Toronto, in Canada, and John
Lane in London, England, and he
John Lane Company in New York.
Before relinquishing office as attorney general last week, Hon. J.W,
deB. Farris announced tbat the following barristers had been appointed king's counsel: Vancouver, E. C.
Mayers, Wendell B. Farris, Q. Q.
McGeer, W. C. Brown and E. 8. H.
Winn, chairman of the workmen's
compensation board; New Westminster, David Whiteside; Victoria,
Harold Robertson, Henry Hall; Nelson, James O'Shea; Fernie, Alex
The following is the minimum
and maximum temperature for each
day during the past .week, as re
corded by the government thermometer on E. F. Law's ranch:
3—Friday  19
4—Saturday  23
5- Sunday  31
6—Monday....... 38
7—Tuesday  41
8—Wednesday.. 42
9- Thursday  40
City Property For Sale
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the Gity, within the
Municipality, are invited.
Prices:—From $25.00 per lot upwards.
Terms:—Gash and approved payments.
List of lots and prices may be seen at the
Gity Office.
IT brings the whole country for miles around within easy reaoh.
Have you seen the new models? They're as graceful as swallows! As
bright as new ooinl As weatherproof as a duck? Automobile Steel
Bearings. Frame of English Seamless Steel Tubing. Hard Maple
Rims. Hercules Brake. Everything complete. Real Quality. Real
Value. Easy Terms. We are tbe people'to mount you right.
J. R„ MOOYBOER SE5ft£&a%
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Cloek
Snowfall     6.3
Rainfall  ,„ w0.19
Melted enow ^5 08
Padlock Safety Paper.for private
bankchecks, kept in stock by Th e
Sun Job Department.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer .in
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks, B. C.
Dominion Monumental Worka
Asbestos Products Co. Hoofing
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Burns, Prop.
Phone 68 Second Street
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty*
rpHE value oi well-
printed, neat appearing stationery as
a meansof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated* Consult us beiore going
Wedding invitations
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Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
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THE HUB—Bring your boot
and shoe repairs to my
shop for neat and prompt
work. Look for the big
boot.— GEO".   ARMSON
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum prlo* ol! Ural-clans land
reducod to |{ an aero; lecond-olaas to
W.60 an aero.
Pre-emption now oonflned to eat-
▼eyed lands only.
Record! will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
and which la non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
cut parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but each making
necessary Improvements on respective
claims. -,
Pre-emptom muat occupy clalma for
Hve years and inako Improvements to
value of 110. per acre. Including clearing and cultivation of at least i acrea,
before receiving Grown Grant.
where pre-emptor ln occupation aot
leas than I years, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because et ill-health, or other cause, bo
granted Intermediate certificate of Im-
iirovement and transfer his claim.
Kecorda without permanent residence may be Issued, provided applicant makes Improvements to extent of
lavo per annum and records same each
, cur. Failure to make Improvements
or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained In
lens than i years, and Improvements
M 110.00 per acre. 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, if he
requires land In conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made
and residence maintained on Crown
granted land, y
Uneurveyed areas, not exceeding 10
acres, may be leased aa homes!tes;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.
ror graslng and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding 040 acres maybe
leased by one person or eompany.
■ Mill, factory or Industrial intern on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment of stumpage.
x.Jlallfrt\' *** P*»»*>ws inaccessible
y S.iM*UJ *°**U m*XT ** Purchased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them. Rebate of one-half of coat of
road, not exceeding half of purchase
..rice, ia made.
,__T.h« ectm* of this Aot Is enlarged to
neludo all persons joining and serving with Hts; Majesty's Forces.    T*e
time within which tho heirs or devisees
from for one year from the death of
such person, aa formerly, until one
rest after the conclusion of the present
war. This privilege la also mate.-!-
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
lue or payaWjly -SfiSofc ■£!
•rniptlons recorded after Juno M. Itif
Tl£? .-L™ **tas*.**a tar flvo yeti
Provision far return ef moneys accrued d.ie and boon paid since August
4, 1014, on account of payments, fees
"MS^0" ■,oldl■sn,' »~-«nptloiw.
interest on agreements to purchase
.imiSiwiS loU •"»"> *>r meJnbSrif
Allied Forces, or dependants, acquired
?.".ect ?r. '"<'"••«'. remltteTfrom en-
Het ment to March 11, 1»N.
Provision made for lawanoo of
Crown grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown  Lands,  -      ■ -        -
.  acquiring rights
purchasers who failed    to    iom
A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Talb Hotel, Fimt Stbut
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly   Don
 __ture, on ful-
Hllment of conditions of purchaae Interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes mat
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must be
made by May 1, Jjjf "*
Graslng Act, 1010, for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for graslng districts and rume
administration under Commissioner
Annual grazing permits issued based
on numbers ranged: priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management. Pree, or partially free, pdtmlts
fur scalers, campers or travellers, uu
'o :en *ieud.
* ——————
I have opened a new bar- '
ness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order
and do all kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
C. Ao Crawford
New Telephone Office


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