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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Feb 18, 1921

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Kettle Valley Orchardist
"Tell me what yen Know ii trae:
I can guess aa well u too."
$1.00 PER YEAB
E.   G.    Henniper   Clears
t   Some Misconcp tions Re
His Election  and Dis
trol, Irrigation and the
Doukhobor Question
Sptxial Correspondence of Tlie Sun.
Victoria, Feb. 14.—In making big
maiden speech in the house last
Friday, E. C. Henniger, member for
Grand Forks, said, in part:
"Mr. Speaker, in taking my place
"here in this house. of assembly for
th9 first time, I do so witb all seri.
oneness and with timidness. Coming
as I do from the country to tbe city
and making my first attempt to address an. assembly of t.iis kind, it
makes one-a little nervous and
"I wish to compliment you, sir,
on the high position to wbicb this
legislature has seen fit to elect you.
Judging by your intelligent looks
and by the manner'in which you
are conducting the proceedings, I
tbink tbis bouse made a wise choice
in selecting you as speaker.
"I also wish to songratnlate tbe
Ham ■a.frmumhM. wt the speech"
I am glad tbe member from Fort
George has found a way and can see
a way clear to make the P.G.E. pay,
and if he oan tbis government
should make bim minister of railways.
"The liquor question   is a very
serious question to settle. Tbe referendum vote taken last October and
by a large majority gave the government control of liquor within tbis
province,   and  I  am in favor of a
very strong control. If we are to allow   the   importation of liquor br
bootleggers, we bad better stay witb
the Prohibition act.   In my riding,
bordering as it does on tbe international boundary line, witb   four or
five roads leading across the line, it
is  a  headquarters for   bootleggers.
Ab the premier has stated they will
not make it a party question, I hope
and trust that this bouse will complete an aot tbat will settle the liquor
question once and for all.    I bave
seen the curse of liquor all my  life,
and I detest it first, laBt and always.
I bave seen its crimes and curses, I
bave Been the homes in squalor and
misery, I have seen tbe mother and
the little ones in want. These are tbe
things to consider in  settling tbe
liquor question. But I am willing to
agree to a small quantity being sold
uuder   government  control.    Tbe
hotelmen and . liquor interests  opposed me in thb late electiion."
A strong plea was made by Mr.
Henniger for government assistance
in providing an irrigation system
for Qrand Forks valley, and he gave
a resume of tbe efforts that bad'
been made to get water on tbe land.
Here, be eaid, was one of the finest
districts in the province, and still he
had j>een forced to see the crops dry
up ahd blow away and the fmit, to
drop from the trees because of a
lack of water.
In referring to the Doukhobor
question, Mr. Henniger said tbat a
colony of these people had settled
near Qrand Forks. He considered
tbat Dr. MacLean, minister of education, bad succeeded in relieving
tbe situation somewhat, * but tbere
was still room tor improvement.
These people, be said, bad no marriage laws. Tbey were "beating"
the government out of a marriage
license fee, and they would not obey
thelawsofthe land. Perhaps Mr.
Bowser, as former attorney general,
bad been too lenient witb tbem,
said Mr. Henniger. He hoped the
situation would be rectified soon.
A (lumber of other subjects were
touched upon by Mr. Henniger, tbe
principal ones being tbe traospro-
vincial highway, the South Okana-
Commission With Wide
Powers Will Administer
the Act—As Small Num
ber of Shops as Possible
Routine Business Took
Up Most pf the Time of
the Evening—Auditor's
gan irrigation projec, tbe 'Iran-
quille sanitarium, and the decline
of copper mining in the Boundary
from the throne. The manner and
ability of our soldier member can
not but convince anyone of tbe fact
that the returned men bave a champion who will defend tbeir rights in
an able manner, and 1 for one "will
be behind bim in anything within
reason tbat be may ask for tbe bettering of conditions for returned
"And tbe new member for Fort
George bas clearly demonstrated to
ns that Fort Q-orge will be represented.
"Mr. Speaker and members, I
had the wrong idea when I came
here. I thought that tbe brains and
ability was in tbe possession of tbe
cabinet members, but after hearing
the soldier member from Vancouver
and tbe member from Fort George,
lean not belp but be convinced
that this side of the house, at least,
has as able and bright members
outside of the cabioet as are within it.
"Mr. Speaker, before saying anything futber, tbere is little personal
matter wbich I wish to clear up relating to my election as a member
of this house. Most of you are aware
tbat I bare been elected by a close
margin, and in this matter I do not
think that the press have been quite
/air, or they have been misinformed.
The public of tbe province bave
been led to believe that I have been
shown some favoritism by the gov-
-.rnrhant and courts. I Wish to explain that in my riding theie were
18 ballots without tbe official mark
00 ^he back. These 18 ballots were
• (sallowed by the court; 10 were for
my opponent and 8 for myself, but
. ad tbey been counted I would still
h.n bad a majority. The same
ning doe* not apply to Kaslo, where
lie late speaker was defeated by a
1 .ok of tbe official mark. Had tbis
I; ind of ballot been counted John
Keen would have been elected in
"Great reforms aod eipenditures
'■,' money  have   been asked by the
liferent members. I hope tbat tbe
i inister of finance will   be able to
a , his   way   clear  to provide .be     A ^ of ^ mu m
inoney.for all these  expenditures. fa Qreenwood m week>
Had Forgotten
Mr. McKelvie's Name
Ottowa, Feb. 15.—Tbere wsb a
curious incident in the commons
yesterday as Mr. McKelvie was presented.
A new member is always aecom
panied by two otber members wbo
present bim by'name, One of Mr.
McKelvie's sponsors was Hon. Dr.
Tuluiie, minister of agriculture; but
at tbe critical moment * Dr. Tolmie
evidently could not remember Mr.
McKelvie's christian name. Dr.
Tolmie hesitated. The bouse laugbed
Mr. McKelvie hurriedly whispered,
and Dr. Tolmie, smiling, made tbe
Victoria, Feb. 12.—In his out
line of the governmeut's proposals
in the new moderation act, Premier
Oliver on Friday did not express
any definite opinion on tbe sale of
beer in hotels. Tbe chief features of
tbe government's proposals as tentatively reached were submitted by
Hon. Mr. Oiiver as follows:
Appoint a commissioq witb wide
powers to administer tbe act. I
Smallest number of shops to be
established capable of supplying tbe
demand. .       I
Individual permits to be issued
o citizens and to be revocable were
Special punishment for people
wbo purchase from bootleggers as
well as for the illicit dealers tbem
Municipalities to get 60 per cent
of the profits of the sale of liquor.
Absolute prohibition of pale to
persons under the age of 21.
The mayor and all tbe aldermen
were present at tbe regular meeting
of tbe city council on Monday evening-
A grain of theoretical wisdom
may turn out to be a pound of prao
deal folly.
communication from S. T.
Hull stated tbat be bad a client for
tbree city lots at $100. Theoflerwas
A letter feom from tbe Union of
British Columbia Municipalities,
wbicb bad a bill for tbe 1920 membership fee enclosed, drew attention to tbe forthcoming meeting of
the union in Victoria and asked for
certain information regarding municipal affairs. Tbe bill was ordered
paid and the clerk was instructed to
supply the data asked for.
A letter from the Grand Forks
hospital stating tbat a number of
patients bad been admitted to the
hospital that were liable to become
city charges. The clerk was instructed to request Dr. Kingston to give
the date when patients are admitted
to the hospital in future.
The usual number of monthly
accounts were ordered to be paid.
A letter from tb*. Oranby staled
tbat tbe company bad a quantity of
crushed rock suitable for street
grading which the city was welcome
to use. -The company also had
some rock crushers for sale that
were offered at scrap-iron prices.
Tbe chairman of the water and
light committee reported that the repairs to one of tbe pump* had been
finished. Aa offer had been made
for the auxiliary power plant, but
the party had cancelled the offer before tbe committer bad time to consider it.
The .hairman of the board of
works stated tbat he had examined
the rock crushers offered for sale by
tbe Granby company. Only one of
them would be serviceable to tbe
city-, and he did not think it would
be advisable to purchase that at
The chairman of the health and
relief committee reported that the
burial of the late Mr. Gould was not
a city case. He had purchased
about S3 worth of groceries for a
family in urgent need of assistance.
The chairman of the finance committee reqested the chairmen of tbe
varioue committees to bave their
estimates ready by tbe next meeting
J. H. Lawrence.city auditor, sub'
mitted bis report, wbioh was accepted and ordered printed.
The clerk was authorized to pur<
chase a cancellation stamp, and he
was instructed to cancel all tbe old
coupons which had been paid.
Notice was given that at the next
meeting leave would be asked to introduce a rate and tax levy by*
Letters on the Subjeot
From Victoria—Com-
mitteeMeets andAdopts
Picture News From England
During the past few days the irrigation project for the Qrand Forka
valley has   again  become  a  live
issue.   A conple  of days ago tbe
committee received   a communication from the minister of lands,Hon,
T. D. Pattullo, in which that official stated that the matter of organ*
ising a water municipality waa actively under way, and tbat this part
of the work wjuld be completed  in
the near future.
The irrigation committee has also
received lettera from Engineer Cleveland and from our member, E. C.
Henniger, on the subject of the proposed irrigation system. Mr. Cleveland expresses the opinion that it
will perhaps be difficult to induce
the government to finance more than
one unit of the system this year. '•■
Mr. Henniger writes that be is doing
everything that is humanly possible to bring tbe scheme to a successful Jend. However, there are
many other districts, he says, dame
oridg lor irrigation, aad it may
be difficult to get the government to
finance more than oop anit tbia
summer.  .
The committee held a meeting in
the city hall tbis afternoon, when
the above communications were discussed aud considered. A resolution strongly urging tbe government
to complete tbe entire system during
the present year was adopted. Copies
of the resolution will be forwarded
to our member at Victoria and to
government officials.
The Prince of Wales at the Ex-Service Men's Exhibition receiving big prize (a pate
of boots) at the Lucky Tub from a dwarf dressed as a Scotchman, ^
The Sun office is twenty-three feet
above tbe water level of tbe Kettle
river and about ninety, tbree million
miles below tbe sun at midday. If
you require any more''definite direction to find us, ask any pro mi
nent citizen in Canada.
Washington, Feb. H.—During the
early part of tbe week centering on
Feb. 17 a warm wave will come out
of Alaska into tbe Northern Pacific
elope and gradually spread south*
eastward till it covers all the coun*
try between meridian 90 and the
Paoifio ocean. It will drift eastward,
crossing the continent in four or five
days; storm wave will follow abont
one day behind warm wave and cool
wave abont one day behind storm
wave. Generally good weather will
prevail; not much presipitation; do
great extremes of temperatures; good
crop weather for winter grain. Precipitation will be located about as
past three months.
During tbe week centering on Feb
ruary 24 a warm wave will cover
the northern Rockies and Pacific
slope of western Canada. It will
move southeastward and cover all
the country west of meridian 90,
drifting eastward to the Atlantic
in about four days. Precipitation
from this last will be a normal or
near the general of February for
past years. Its crop weather will
average fair for the montb; better
tban usual. An important change of
rainfall is expected early in April.
The highest reward a city can give.  The Freedom of the City of London, Eng., pre*.
santfid to members of Snecial Constabulary for services rendered during tha war.     ■'■* J
It is a good thing that tbe butter*
enp which was reported to have
been found last week was discovered
If it bad remained nut t'lis week
there is no telling wbat Jack Frost
might bave done to it.
Tbere is something wrong somewhere when tbe night latch fails to
yield to a buttonhook at 2 «.m. THE   SUN,   QRAND   FORKS.   B. C.
She (Bran) Storks S>iw
A.l IH3-l>-13m*IT H./iiPt,?.*
One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) -...$1.00
One Year (in the United States).  1.50
Addresr -•" ~—-•----'cations to
Thk Grand Forks Son,
Puoxe 101R Grand Forks, B. C,
There will probably be maliy warm debates
at Victoria before the legislature decides what
to do  with malt liquors.   The fight of the
m.oderationists to have beer sold in hotel dining rooms and hotel buffets, should the plan
be   incorporated ^n the government control
act, will hardly be satisfactory to the people
of the province.   It   has been demonstrated
that   liquor in hotels can not be controlled,
and it only requires a casual acquaintance
witb the world to form a reasonably accurate
idea of what the buffets would degenerate
into.   It would practically be a reversion to
the public bar.   If anything, it would be a
little worse, because  buffets  were 'abolished
from bar-rooms a good many years ago.   The
people  voted for the sale of liquor in sealed
packages,under government control.   No dis-
tihction was made.when the plebiscite vote
between malt and spirituous liquors, and none
should be made in the proposed act.    If all
parties can not be satisfied with strict—very
strict—government control of the traffic, start
a row over the matter, and
ten to one that the pqople would vote the
province bone-dry   on the first opportunity
. they got to express their views on the subject.
more talk about revolution than at any time
since the war, but those best qualified to judge
do not think the situation has yet become
When the war came to end there was much
discussion concerning the future of the war
zone that stretches across France from the
British channel to the Vosges. The soil of the
region was of course churned and convulsed
by the constant rain of shells that fell upon
it, and many persons feared that the fertile
earth had been so buried under the gravelly
subsoil that the zone would be forever sterile.
Now we are told that that is not the case except in a few districts where the topsoil was
so thin as to be of little value. More than two
million Frenchmen are back at work on the
war-ravaged farms. They find the deeply
ploughed soil generally as productive as it
used to be; and in some cases it seems to have
been improved by its upheaval".
While an Irishman was gazing in the window of a bookstore, the following sign caught
his eye: "Dickens' works all this week for
only $4." "The divil he does," exclaimed Pat
in disgust. "The dirty scab."
"California Syrup of Figs" is
Child's Best Laxative
Beware! Say "California-*1 or you
may not get the genuine "'California
Syrup of Fim" which doctors recommend for babies and children of all ages,
Nothing else cleans the little bowels and
regulates the child's stomach aod liver
so gently, so thoroughly.,. Directions
on each bottle. But vou must aay
"California." Don't be 'talked into an
imitation fig syrup which hasn't the
delicious, fruity taste or the perfect
"laxative physic" action.
Nearly every married mao yoa
meet knows how to govern bis
wife, but the trouble ie she won't
let him.
The Presbytery of Kootenay will
meet in Nelson next week.
Immediately after using
you can not find any donor
hair, but what pleases you most is that
ruff or falling
Mrs. Mary Ellen Smith, M.L.A. for Vancouver, is being given a great deal of newspaper publicity through the eastern states as
the .first woman speaker of the British Columbia legislature. The. biographical sketches are
usually accompanied by her photograph. Th's
is the effect of anticipating events. Mrs. Smith
declined to be Madam Speaker.
It is impossible to estimate even approximately the loss caused to Canadian agriculture by weeds. A bulletin recently issued in
the United States estimates the annual loss
due to. weeds in that country wt more than
$300,000,000.   Not long ago a western  paper,
stated that the annual loss to farmers of Saskatchewan due to weeds was not less ?han
$25,000,000. If there is this loss in one prov-
the chances arelvince, the total in all Canada must be tremen
dous. There are many districts in British Col
umbia that stand high in weed production.
Weeds cause a direct, actual* money loss
such as those due to drought, hail or frost.
There, is also a loss in depreciation of property
badly infested with weeds.
We do not know the full reason why weeds
reduce crop yields, but it is well known that
weeds deprive crops of moisture, plant food
and sunlight, which cause decreased yields. A
crop of grain or grass and clover seed which
contains weed seeds will not grade No. 1, and
there are certain weed seeds which it is well
nigh impossible to screen out. Every time a
sample of grain or grass seed drops a grade
your hair seems twice as abundant; so
thick, glossy and just radiant with life
and beauty. Get a 36-cent bottle now.
Have lots of long, heavy, beautiful hair.
Do So Many
Poisons Eo-
Dp people
come to me
after they
have experimented else.
where?        ,
Following the line of least resistance is the price is lowered.
what makes rivers and men crooked
At the desire of the president-elect of the
United States the inaugural ceremonies are
to be very simple. There is to be no ball, and
there will be less in the way of parade tha n
was planned. The idea is to save the "nation's
money, since this is a time when expenses at* e
tremendous and taxation is high. It is nol
probable that the saving will be sufficient to
make any appreciable difference in the country's taxes, but the motive is a good one. And
if the other branches of the government foi-.
low the example set by the president-elect,
something will be gained. Incidentally, the
details of the presidential wardrobe, as given
to the anxious public b_y Mr. Hardling's tailor
in Toledo, indicate that the next president is
more bent oil saving the nation's money than
hia own.
The only way to find success ipiickly with
out working for it, is to louk it up in the die
It is reported that a million men are unem
ployed in England today, and   that an equal
number are out of work in France.    What  is
more, the prostration of general business tends
to grow worse. Both England and France are
trying to relieve the situation by making work.
In Paris the old fortifications are being torn
down, and in  the English cities public works
of various kinds are being undertaken to give
employment But such expedients of course
are only palliative.    There are provisions for
•unemployment allowances in  both countries,
but many municipalities are quite unable  to
advance   the   money, and, if the nat on  advances it, the only result would be to increase
tlie  burden   of taxation, which already de
presses all business.   Naturally, the radical
parties are taking advantage of thc situation
to spread their own  propaganda.    You hear
Weeds cause much extra work.  They must
be handled a number of times in a grain crop,
and extra ploughing and cultivating are necessary in a weed-infested held if a crop js to be
obtained. Net profits are reduced because of
increased cost of production and of cheapened
product.   In  a sense, farming is a war on
weeds. This warfare must be unremitting a hd
relentless if the farmer is to emerge victorio us.
Many men make a start to clear their farms
of weeds but quit too soon.   The campaign is
stopped when success is in sight. The plan of
attack mast be carefully nude and faithfu liy
carried out. Every faronr should be his   own
weed inspector and his own weed eradicator.
Lack of careful planning wiph reference   to
weeds is too frequently evident throughout
Canada.   One man puts in more hoed orop
than he can properly care for; another fail s to
follow a short or systematic rotatioojof crops;
still othevs fail to  give the   land   suffioie nt
preparation for their crops, or sow seed   that
is foul with weed seeds.   It is because these
things have not been given sufficient consideration in the past that the evil conditions   of
tofJay prevail.   The weed problem is one of
national concern a\}d calls for active cooperation, on a large scale.   Every member of the
community is affected and should len'd assistance. Farmers, weed inspectors, owners of vacant property, township and county councils,
and governments must work together ii weeds
are to be held in check.
The problem is how to get rid of weeds and
keep them out. First, follow a short rotation
of crops; cultivate the land thorougqly and
often; prevent weeds goitog to seed; clean all
seed before it is sown. |.
If the grain field is weedy, seed it heavily
to clover and grass; mow the annuals and biennials before they seed, and pasture closely
to keep down perennials; follow by a hoed
crop or smother crop and most varities of
weeds will be checked.
Do all my patients recommend my
service to their friends)
Naturally Tbere Is a Reason
I stand before the public today—
fearlessly—ready to substantiate
each and every one of. my claims in
connection with my profession aud
practice of dentistry.
I clftiiq for my modern methods
of scientific dentistry absolute
I olaim that I conduct my business honestly—with regard only to
the aotual requirements of each
I elaim the use of the highest
grade materials, and I guarantee
their lasting and permenent quali-
I claim honest service, and   I
give it.
Painless Extraction by Our Nova-
thesia Method.
Open Evenings. Open Sunday
Canadian "Bonds, and Canadian
Money Accepted at Fuji Value
Rooms 205 6-7 8 9-10 11-12,
2nd Floor, Jamieson Bldg-.
Over Owl Drag
Wall and Riverside
Those wishing neat sign painting
to ornament their business places
should call on W. P. O'Connor, •
returned soldier.
Job Printing at The Sun office at
practically the same prices as before
the big war.      ,
Public Health. Service hae heen testing the eye* of ail employees in the
lf theae officials consider this im
portent, don't you 'think you should
have your eyes examined)
Have you ever thought what life
would be if you were ta lose the gift
of sight!
Why abuse   your eyes needlessly!*
Let us fit them if necessarv to the
Jeweller and Optician !
Bridge Street Grand Forks
Transfer Company
City BaMafte and General
Coal, Wood and  Ice
for Sale
Office at R. F.  Petrle'i Store
Phone 64
Alfalfa hay for sale. Apply |
Robert Lawson.
Select your|Pbultry Supplies!
from the largest and mostj
complete stock in B. C.
Everything for the Poul-
tryman. ~
Wire, i Fencing and Net-|
ting for poultry, farm andi
B. C Agents lor
Buckeye, Jubilee, Reliable,!
Prairie State and Electric]
Incubators aad Brooders.
A. I. JOHNSON & CO., |
844 Cambie St.      Vancouver
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and' Salt
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks,B.C.
Modern Rigs and Good
Horses at All Hours at
Model Livery Barn
M. H. Barns, Prop.
Plume 68 SeooW Street
o •
F. Downey's Cigar Slurc
Yale Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty"
A. Z. PARE, Proprietor'
Yale Hotbl, First Struct
Next Issue of Kootenay
Telephone Directory
Going to Press
The next issue of the Kootenay telephone directory closes on March 1st. If
you are contemplating taking new service, or making any changes in or additions to your present service, you should
send in notification, in writing, not later
than the above date, in order that you
may take advantage of the new directory
Of aU. present-day Sewing Machines.
Why buy! a machine at which you have
to sit in an awkward position, when you
may just Af well have one with. which it
is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary
Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.
Sold on easy monthly payments by*
ciMiller C& Gardner
Complete Home Furnishers )
(1) Excavation work for the Bosh International Sales Building, London,
England, showing in course of erection the largest crane in London. There
will be three distinct structures on thia
three acre site closely grouped to form
a single unit
'(2) A topical beauty of tiie Dwk
tribe In British North Borneo. The
British government have trouble in
maintaining telegraph service owing to
the disappearance of wire which ia
mainly used by the maidens for ornament
3) A. search party making a nid ia
(4) On officer reconnoitring a likely
UflBng place in Dublin. ^Z
(6) Forcing locks with a revolver.
(6) The winners of the Chateau Fron-
tenac Curling Trophy in action at Que*
7) The  Chateau  Frontenac   Curling
hy, which .was won by tiie Ottawa
curling club.
(8) The oxmobile. of Calcutta, India.
Thia unique vehicle ia one of the common sights of the city of Calcutta. This
particular animal ia principally directed by the tali
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The birth and development of the
pulp and paper Industry in British
Columbia has been phenomenal. A
decade ago not a single ton of pulpwood, mechanical or chemical, was
manufactured in the Pacific coast
province; in' 1919 the total valve of
the products of this industry
amounted to $12,554,257. To-day
British Columbia stands third
among'the provinces of the Dominion in the amount of capital invested
In the industry. The surprising rate
at which this has grown in the last
few years and is continuing to grow,
Is indicated in the jump effected between 1917 and 1920. It was $22,-
684,652 in 1917 and $50,000,000 in
This is a remarkable history of
development of what will doubtless
become one of the most important
industries of the Pacific coast, but
lt is more than probable that the
next decade will exhibit still more
rapid expansion. Great Britain nnd
the United States are drawing the
greater part of their paper supplies
from CanadaT* and eyes are turned
on British Columbia possessing as
it docs the largest remaining stands
, ol limbei in the world suitable for
Ready for the Mills in British
the production of pulp and paper.
The province's annual export to
Australia already amounts to more
than 20,000 tons whilst the demand
for pulp from the far east exceeds
the present available supply.
Of the 370,870,000 cords of pulpwood estimated to exist in Western
Canada, British Columbia is credited with 285,370,000 cords, consisting of spruce, western hemlock, and
balsam, whilst for the coarser
grades of pulp a certain amount of
.Douglas fir is used. It should also
be observed here that British Columbia is highest among the provinces
of the Dominion in tne average production of pulp per cord of wood
the mechanical process' giving an
average of 2485 pounds.
To-day there are only seven plants
in British Columbia producing pulp
— groundwood and chemical — and
newsprint. No other industry offers
such boundless opportunities of development. In addition to the enormous areas of suitable timber are
the tremendous unharnessed water
powers awaiting utilization, which
are estimated at 8,000,000 horsepower. The temperate climate of
the Pacific Coast gives assurance of
open harbors th* year round, whilst
apart from the demand in the United
States there is an unlimited market
for tho product of the mills immediately across thc ocean.
This may be instanced from the
fact that the entire pulp product of
one of the largest mills on the coast
goes to Japan for manufacture there
into newsprint. Up to the present
time the provincial government has
placed no embargo on the export
of the raw product,
British Columbia is producing sufficient newsprint to supply the
whole of Canada, taking the most
recent estimates of the annual consumption of 120,000 tons. Figures
of the province's output of pulp and
paper of all kirds for 1919 were as
follows: Sulphite, 80,047 tons: sulphate, 9,473 tons; ground wood, 99,-
769; paper: newsprint, 123,607 tons;
wrapping 7,202 tons. In newsprint
production British Columbi•*. s':indi
third among the Canadian :>rnvin -ra.
From the standpoint of lii.r.'.r resources, water powers, elim.->tc, flipping, a bright future awaits British
Columbia in the pulp and paper industry and the coming decade will
see it placed hi.rrh among thc paper
producing sections of the Americas
'• (THE  SUN.   GRAND  FORES,   B.C,
I will be completed early in April and
AS ARMY sURGEONT!iepl'n.twi,,thei,^me°eeT,T
| tions thie summer. The price ol the
Atte-r a long ar.d varied career
abroad, during whicb he served on
several British fronts with distinction, and later as liaison medical
officer in England to tbe American
army in taining tbere, Major Otto
Demutb, M. C, bas returned to bis
native province and commenced
practice. His work as a surgeon in
the army was such tbat Ool, Carless,
consulting surgeon to tbe Eastern
Command, specially recommended
that he be admitted to the examina
tion for tbe Fellowship of the Royal
College of Surgeons of England
During tbe last eighteen months
Major Demuth has been studying in
London, taking a post-graduate
course under sucb eminent men as
Sir D'Arcy Power, Sir Gordon Watson, Sir Frederick Andrews, Col.
Gask, C.M.G., DSO., Professors
Fraser and Brainbridge of St. Bartholomew's hospital, and London
university. He succeeded in being
among tbe successful candidates.
Commencing bis army career as a
private in tbe McGill university battalion, Major Demutb was transferred lo No. 3 Canadian General
Hospital. In May, 1915, in response
to a call for volunteers for tbe 11. A.
M.C. be went to Limerick, Ireland,
and after sbort training there joined
the .staff of St. George's hospital,
Malta, as surgeon. He later went to
France and servecLin a number ol
reginfents. He won the military
cross for attending wounded under
heavy shell fire, and gained' wide
commendation for bis work with
"moist dressing" in the front
Don Manly has been seriously il
at bis home in tbis city  tbis week.
product   will   be   about $11 a ton,
said Mr. Leamy.
The plant cost $500,000. Of this
sum half wae borne by the Dominion government, wbile the balance
was paid by Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Itis tbe first plant of its
kind in Canada, and everything
points to tbe establishment of a successful business, said Mr. Leamy.
News of the City
The Kettle valley orchards are io
excellent condition for this time of
tbe year, and with favorable weather for tbe balance of the season big
fruit crope can be looked for.
The ice harvest is now in full
swing. The quality is not as good
as in former years, but still it will
be all right for cooling a government
controlled bottle occ.sionally.
Rev, Hillis Wright will preach io
Greenwood on Sunday evening.
While tbere he will discuss witb the
Congregation the matter of a permanent preacher in that town.
J. W. Grier, formerly connected
with the Greenwood Ledge, has
severed bis connection with the
Kaslo Kootenaian. Jim imagines
tbat be is too old for the strenuous
work required to publish a newspaper these days.
George Rutherford, one of Grand
Forks' pionners, arrived in tbe city
on Wednesday, and   will likely re-
line I main here until she end of the curl-
C. W. Clark, the rancher, has returned from a two months' vacation
trip to Chicago and Ottawa.
Judge J. R. Brown beld a sitting
of tbe county court in Nelson this
week for Judge Forin, wbo is ill.
Malcolm Henderson returned on
Saturday from Spokane. He was
accompanied by his mother, Mre.
Richard Henderson, who has just
arrived from the old country.
"Cascarets" for
mMii mini .nun. _nii.iii mi i»n..in..in
Just think I A pleasant, iwruiiess
Casoarefc works while you sleep and has j
your liver active, head clear, stomach
sweet and bowels moving as regular as
a clock by morning. No griping or
inconvenience; 10, 25 or 60 cent boxes.
Children love this candy cathartic too.
Padlock Safety Paper.for private
bankebecks, kept in stock by Tbe
Sun Job Department
Mrs. Robert Dalrymple, of Vancouver, is visiting at the home of
her sister, Mrs. Munro.
Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Needham
bave returned from a visit to Vancouver.
MissSloao returned on Friday
after a two weeks' visit with ber
siter at Banff.
James Currie, of Brandon, Man.-
is a visitor at tbe home of his uncle,
Neil Matheson.
trenches. Wbile serving in England
later, he had the experience of Hav-.
ing inpatients many of the soldiers
who took .part in tbe Ostend and
Zeebrugge naval raids. At bis own
request he was demobilized in England in order tbat he might continue his studies in post-graduate
Major Demuth lived in Grand
Forks for a numbei of years. His
father was superintendent of tbe
Kettle Valley line, with headquarters in tbis city.
infi season,    He is on his way from
the coast to bis bome on lbe prairie.
"Pape's* Diapepsin" is the quickest,
surest relief for Indigestion, •Gases,
Flatulence, Heartburn, Sourness, Fermentation or Stomach Distress. caused
by acidity. A few tablets give almost
immediate stomach relief and shortly
the stomach is corrected so you oan eat
favorite foods without fear. Large caae
costs only few oents at drug store.
Millions helped annually.
APPLICATIONS for permit, to inn live
■took on tbe Crown range vvltljln end
Grmini. District of the Prorinoe of BrltUh
Columbia during the grilling senson ol 1831
mun be Sled With the DUtrlot Foresters at
Cariboo, Cranbrook, Fort Oeorge, Kan-loops,
Nelson, Prince Rupert, Vanoouver, Vernon,
or with the Commissioner of Oiling, De-
Bartment ot|Landt at   Victoria, B. C, on or
elore March 81, 1M1. *
Blank forma upon whieh tolsubmit applies
tion* may be obtained from tbe DlstrlctJFor
esters at the above-named plaoea or from the
Department ot Lands. Victoria, B. 0.
The graalng ot livestock on the Crown
range without permit constitutes trespass,
prohibited by law.
Deputy Minister ol Laud*.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C,
January 24th, 1921.
Before tbe meeting of the city
counoil on Monday evening Dr.
Kingston appeared before the
finance committee to explain a
cbaiity hospital case wbich has cost
the city a great deal of money.
Former Grand Forks
Citizen Has "Made
Good" in Manitoba
The Winnipeg Tribune says: The
briquette plant at Blenfalt, Sask.,
which is subsidierd by tbe Manitoba, Saskatchewan and federal government, will begin manufacturing
briquettes early in May, James
Leamy, power commissioner; announced at tbe parliament buildings
today. The buildings are completed
and only a little rdditional machinery remains to be installed before
-Im plant will commence operations,
said Mr. Leamy. This machinery is
expected within tbe next week, be
Before tbe briquettes are placed
mi iln-uuirks-t several tests will be
carried out, but it is expected tbese
Born—In Grand Forks, on February 15, to Mr. and Mrs. Leslie
Steel, a son.
Did you ever live in or near
Grimsby, Ontario? Tbey are having I
an Old Boys and Girls reunion tbere
on August 25, 26'and 27, 1921.
Seud your name and address to the
Old Home Committee, Grimsby.
They want to write to you.
We have secured the
agency for Grand
Forks of a large
Western Publishing
House which manufactures a superior
grade of Counter
Check Books—carbon back and carbon
leaf styles.
Our Watches
Keep Correct Time
Be on Time
John Grassict
Watchmaker and
Cycling is easy when you ride the high-grade Bicycles
I sell—tbe wheels lhat ran smoothly year after year. Let
me explain to you my easy sale plan on terms.
First-Class Repair Work done io Blacksmitbing, Brating,
Alunflinum Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Weldiog, Wood«
work, Etc.
Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock
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
Miss Florence Eytoo, of Nelson,
bas taken a position as nurse in the
Grand Forks hospital.
The general annual meeting of the
board of trade will be beld in the
city ball on Monday evening.
Mrs. Frank Hoelzel has been dan-
geroufly ill tbis week at her North
Fork home. Sbe recently left the
Grand Forks hospital after a long
Mrs. G. H. Pell is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Baker, in Lewiston,
Only Tablets with '^Bayer Cross"
are Genuine Aspirin
Ktnlmnm prlo* of flnt-elua laat
ndoced to J5 aa act*; Moond-olaai to
♦1.50 an acre.
Pn-tmptlon now
■eared landa only.
Records win bo (ranted eoTwtnc only
land suitable tor acrtcultural porpoatt
and which la non-Umber land.
Partnership gre-emptlone abollabe*.
but partiaa of not mora than four may
«"an» for adjacent pre-emptlona
with Joint residence, bnt oach making
tteremeary Improvements on respective
Any Quantity
from 100 up to 2500
Mr. P. T. McCallum today for a
visit with friends at Vancouver and
other coast cities.
Mrs. ,E. Pye and daughter are
visitors at the home of tbe former's
sister, Mrs. G. H. Hull.
If yon don't see the "Bayer Crow"
on the tablets, you ' are' not getting
Aspirin—only an acid imitation.
The "Bayer Cross" is your only way
of.knowing that you are getting genuine
Aspirin, prescribed by physicians for
over nineteen years and proved safe by
millions for Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,
Rheumatism, Lumbago, Neuritis, and for
Pain generally.   Made in Canada.
Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets—also
larger sized "Bayer" packages can be
had at drug. s.tores.
Aspirin is the trade mark (registered
in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of
Monoaceticacidester of Salicylicacid.
While it is well known that Aspirin
means Bayer manufacture, to assist the
public against imitations, the Tablets of
Bayer Company, Ltd., will be stamped
with their general trade mark, tha
"Bayer Cross.'*!
Prices Are Right
Encourage Western
enterprises and keep
Western money in
the West.
. Pre-eaptow most occupy elalma for
ave yean and make Improvements to
value of $18 per acre, Including clear-
In* and cultivation of at leaati i
before receiving Grown Grant
-emptor ln occupation not
—a. - yeara, and haa made pro
portionate Improvement*, he may. be-
cauae of ill-health, or other cause, be
(ranted Intermediate certlBcate of Improvement and transfer hli claim.
Beoordo without permanent residence may be lamed, provided applicant makes Improvements to extent of
ssss per annum and records same eaeh
year. Failure to make Improvements
jrijaoi-d aame will operate as for-
wtura.   Title cannot be obtained la
jyVfflS? * ****** *PA •"mrovementt
et IM.00 per acre. Including I acres
*A*ant\ and cultivated, and rcaldenoe
of at least I years are required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, if he
_^^..lJ^.taJw,V,mct,0B ****** hla
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made
S* __?'£•»_■» maintained on Crown
granted und. a*
Unsurvayed areas, not exceeding M
acres, may be leased as homesltel:
2Sft£_ \W ""•J"** ***** fUfllUaTnit
denUal and Improvement conditions.
For (rasing and Industrial purposes
exceeding   <44   aores   maybe
Can Any Canadian City Beat This? fi
and   equable   all-
the-year-round  climate  of
Victoria on Vancouver Island—a  climate   which   is
bringing  so many Canadians and
Americans   to   the beautiful  Em-
pross Hotel—is demonstrated most
convincingly by the record of the
thermometer. According to figures supplied by the meteorological
office of the Dominion Government
the lowest point reached during
tho year 19Z0 was 25 degrees Fahrenheit In the month of January,
while In only one month, namely.
July, was nny higher point reached
than 84 degrees. The mean In the
hottest supiDjer month oi August
was 61 degrees while the
mean over the whole
year was 50 degrees.
The winter months of
January and February
show mean temperatures
of 39 and 42, although
temperatures in both months were
. recorded as high as 63 degrees.
No wonder that the grass is always green and that Spring comes
early in this equable and delightful climate. Victoria is par excellence Canada's City of Flowers, and the Empress Hotel as its
social centre is a perennial attraction for youpg aod oji       ,-, _
victoru, ac.
January .
February. ,
March . . ,
April . . .
July... , .
im>A.KXAM    JMifcAjJIi
The Sun
Job Department
Established 1910
RcalEstate and Insurance
Resident Agent Grnnd Forka Townsite
u-j    Company, limited    •
Farms     Orchards    City Property
Agent* at' Nelson, Calgary, Wihnlpeg tnd
other Prairie poiuts. Vanoouver Agents:
Established ln 1910, wo are In a posillon to
furnish reliable information concerning this
Write tor free literature.
AH Tied Dp
For want of help. Our
Classified Want Ada.
will untie the knots.
We make this a good
paper so that intelli-
tf cnt people will read
It. and they do.
Isn't that the kind of
help you want T
MlU. factory' or industrial all
timber land not exceedinc 40 ___
maybe purchased; oondltlona include
payment ot stumps**.
w/**t*»2> W meadows lnaco*asn>l*
by eilatliK roade may be purchased
ooi^iUonaTunon oonatrnctton of a road
to tbem. Rebate of one-balf or ooetof
road, not exceedinc half o( ^ "*
prtee. Is mate
f-SWPjjLas a* j? «*?*•« *•
lie Male
in* with Bts Majesty's Force. The
time within which the helre or devisees
from for one year from tbe death of
auch person, as formerly, until one
year after the conclusion of the present
waj^lWa privilege to also naSTS
Me fees relatlna to pre-emptions are
doe or payable by soldiers on pre-
amptlons recorded after June M. fill.
Taxes are remitted for Ave mra
Provision for return of moneys aa.
emenX *** *ttt\ been paid sinee Au«S5
4. 1»H. on eocount of payments, leas
*.S____!__L~J_olk!!_!I■, I«hSISS»
interest on acreements to purchase
£!.__!,°£^L7 "ou held by meiberTo?
Ailled Forces, or dependents, aoaulred
direct or Indirect, remittedfra£TS-
llstment to March H, lit*.
Provision made for Issuance ef
Crown pants to sub-punshasen of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed    to    oomoleu
8urchaae. Involving forf-rttureTonful-
llment of conditions of purchase. In.
terest and taxes. Where «u£pur3iaS.
era do not claim whole of original oar-
eel, purchase price due and taxes mav
be   distributed   proportionately   ■>«__>
mast ba
Graslng Act. fill, for systematic
development of livestock Industry pro-
vldea for graslng districts and range
administration under Commissioner.
Annual graslng permits Issued based
on numbers ranged; priority for eatab-
llshed owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range manure-
ment. Free, or partially free, permits
to'ten1 "2S. ******** ** ^veifini, up
"pHE value of well-
printed, neat appearing stationery aa
a meansof getting and
holding desirable business has been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Ball programs
Business oards
Visiting cards
Shipping tags
Noteheads •
Price lists
And commercial and
society printing of every
description.   *
Let us. quote you our
New T^pe
.   Latest Style)
Faces   •
I have opened a Oipw harness shop and am prepared
to make harness to order
and do all -kinds of repair
work. Shop equipped with
modern machinery. All work
C. A. Crawford
Near Telephone Office
Columbia Avenue and
Lake Street
Furniture Made to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly  Don
s. c. McCutcheon


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