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 v3  Legislativ  ive Library  Kettle Valley Orchardisi  '/  L8TH YEAR���������No, 24  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   APRIL 11, 1919  ������>'  "Tell mc what you Know is true:        ���������'  <fel   Oft ' PTT.T?   VTT. A T?  I can guess as well as you." ������l.UU   1 XiviX    X.������jJXI\  ������ VETERANS  RETURN HOME  Are as Glad to. Get Back  as the Citizens Are to  Welcome Them Home.  All in Perfect Health  was signed. He left for Nelson to  day to resume his pre war occupa  tion.   ,���������  . _ Charles Michener, who reached  the western front before the armistice  was signed and saw some real fighting in France, returned to the city  last'night.''  Last night a reception was tendered the returned soldiers in the  Methdist church by the congregation. Tonight they will be given a  public reception in the Davis hall by  the citizens of Grand Forks.  A  large number   of  Great  War  > veterans  have   returned  to  Grand  Forks since the last issue of The  Sun. They are all gladto get back  home,and the citizens are rejoiced to  see them again. They|are all in good  health and the best of condition."  Saturday evening brought back  Flight Lieut. Harris, of the Royal  Flying corps,: and Pte.W. P. O'Connor. Both saw considerable service  on the western front. Pte. O'Connor  was in the transportation service,and  he brought many packs of ammuni-  *'',������������������������������������ tion to the front line in some of the  hardest fought battles of the war.  Nevertheless he escaped without a  wound.  Monday Pte. Murray Jaues,   Pie.  ���������    W.   J.   Pearson  and   Pte.   Douglas  ^Carter  returned  to    Grand    Forks-  ' -    :   Janes  and  Pearson: went    overseas  during  the early stages of  the  war,  and tbey tt ok a hand   in   about  all  the hard fighting there was in France  and Belgium.    Carter   was attached  to   the   signaling   corps.     He   was  slightly wounded  once.    Pte. Janes  views war from a Stoic philosopher's  standpoint.   Some of   his narratives  of   incidents   that  occurred   at the  front are as humorous as the   letters  primed in The Sun from him when  the  conflict  was raging.    He went  through four years of warfare  without receiving a wound.  .   Tuesday Sergt Robert  Campbell,  Privates  Geo  C.  Brown,   ''Monty"  Mudge and Adamard    Galipeau   returned. Of the quartet, Mudge, who  was a prisoner of war in Germany for  about  four ���������  years,    perhaps   went  through the severesttrials.   His pres  ent appearance would not lead   one  to believe th.it the bill of fare in the  German prison camps   was   an   extensive one..   Brown   and   Galipeau  were in much real hard  fighting  at  the front, and both were  wounded,  though neither of  them  show   auy  evidence of their injurios at present.  Campbell   went overseas   with   the  131st battalion.   When  he   reached  England he   was  transferred to the  imperial forces, and he was in many  of the hard fought battles in France  and Belgium.  He came through the  struggle   without   being   wounded.  Ha   brought   back  with him many  war curios, including a German sni  per's gun sight, a British hand gren. [ar���������e  The Irish of It  A soldier who had fought in the  war with conspicuous valor obtained after his return home a situation in the service of a lady in the  south of Ireland. One day his mistress was talking to him about his  military career and asked: "In all  your experience of the war, what  struck you as the most wonderful  of all?" "Weil, ma'am," he said,  "what struck me the most was all  the bullets that missed me."  COMFORT EROM  E  Nest Westminster Great  War Veterans' Association Issues a Gall for  the Millennium  The creation of conditions which  will enable every worker and his de  pendents to live in comfort from the  cradle to the grave are demanded in  a restlution passed by "the New  Westminster Great War Veterans'  association at their regular meeting  last week. The resolution is now being sent on to all; provincial Great  War Veterans' associations and to  the Dominion association for endorsement, after "which it will be  presented to the Dominion govern  ment.  The demahd is made for a mini  mum wage law, which will enable  the worker and bis dependents to  live in comfort while he is working;  provision of a system of payments  during enforced idleness, whether  due to sickness or other causes, these  payments to be sufficient to keep the  family in their usual standard of  comfort, and pensions on a similar  scale in case of the death of the  breadwinner.  The resolution further calls for  forcing Orientals and other aliens  to live up to Canadian standards, on  the ground that their present standards of living tend to breed disease,  particularly tuberculosis, and are  therefore   a menace   to Candians at  Gommittees, and Delegations    Make   Advances  on  a  Two-Mile  Front.  Peter Willing to Sell  apart is recommended as soon as  the plants commence to crowd each  other.  ade, a British rifle grenade, a French  hand grenade used at the outbreak  of the wai and which proved to be an  inoffensive weapon, a French shell  case   artistically   engraved   with   a  In these measures, the resolution  asserts, are to be found a cure for  1 abor unrest.  The "C G. F. T." social held  The .perennial agitation to ship  the Doukhobor colony out of the  valley was revived at a public meet  ing in the city hall on Monday even  log. There was a large attendance  and a great deal of enthusiasm on  the subject prevailed. A large number of those present spoke in favor  of either the provincial or the federal government acquiring the holdings of the colony in the valley and  placing a settlement of returned  soldiers on the land.  The tangible advance made at the  meeting over former agitations was  the adoption of a resolution petitioning the Great War Veterans'  association to urge the Ottawa government to acquire "the lands of the  colony and place -the returned soldiers on them.  A local reconstruction committee  consisting of Messrs. Gardtier, Clark,  Love and Rev. Tanner was appointed. It was decided-that this committee should visit Peter Vereginand  attempt to secure a signed statement  from nim to the effect that hevwas  willing to sell the holdings of the  colony. Wednesday the committee  called upon Mr. Veregin, but he  refused to sign the statemeni they  desired.  Yesterday the committee,in company with the officers of the  newly organized local branch of toe  Great War Veterans' association,  paid Mr. Veregin another visit.  After an interview, through an inter  preter, betweeu the officers of the  G.'W. V. A and Mr. Veregin, tbe  latter sigued a statement that he  was willing to dispose of the  coiouy's holdings here at a price to  be determined upon later. Other  members of the colony,,.it is said,  sanctioned this statement.  The net gain in the campaign to  date may therefore be summarized  as follows: One signed statement to  the effect that the Doukhobor society is willing to dispose of its  holdings in the Boundary.  One on Hubby  Princess Patricia recently related  the story of ati amusing incident  which happened at a certain society  function she attended.  It was what is called a "Book  Tea," at which each lady guest is required to wear pinned to her dress  something to represent the title of  some fairly well known book.  One lady (said Princess Patricia)  puzzled everybody. She wore pinned  to her bodice, a photograph of her  husband  No one could guess the name of  the book she intended the portrait  to represent, but after they had all  given it up, she told them, "Life's  Handicap."  MOUNTED POLICE  ELECTRIFIED SEEDS  L  During  191S Harvest Remarkable Results Were  Secured from Them  ~4  Tomato Growing  Where growers of tomatoes have  a suitable place for starting plants it  is recommended that they should  grow their own stock. By careful  selection from individual plant3  from year fo year a variety may he  much improved from the standpoint  of earlitiess, uniformity, and pro  ductivencss.    When sown in green-  During the 191 8 harvesHin Great  Britain    Borne    remarkable   results  -vere   obtained     from     "electrified  seeds"    H.  E.   Fry,   an   electrical  engineer   in   Dorset,   England,  has  developed a process   of  stimulating  seeds so that    they   yield    healthier  and more prolific  crops.    The   pro  cerfs consists of soaking the seeds  in  a solution of   common   salt, sending  a curn-nt  of   electricity through the  solution, and   subsequently   -drying  the  seeds.    Trials   have; been made  with   electrified   wheat, barley, and  oats   in comparison with   non electrified seeds from the same sack and  sown on adjoining ground.  Ttie electrified seeds threw up  more straws, which were so much  stronger than the normal that they  withstood storms which laid the  non-electrified harvest low. The gain  in yield per acre varied in different  parts of the country from five to  nearly twenty bushels per acre for  oais, and from about five to seven  bushels for wheat. Barley showed  an increase of sixteen bushels in an  other recorded case. Twenty seven  farmers in South Devon realized an  average gain per acre of ������1 13 shillings per sack. Thus the latest British contribution to the promising  science of electroculture is being investigated by the subcommittee of  the board of agriculture of Great  Britain, which is making a scientific  study of the influence of electricity  on plant life.  Ei^ht Non-Gommissioned  Officers and Gonstables  Will Be Stationed in  This City  A public meeting was held in the  city hall on Friday evening for the  purpose of devising a plan to facilitate the location in this city of the  headquarters station of mounted police of the Kootenay sub-district.  The attendance of citizens was repre  sentafive.  luspector C. H. King.of the North  West Mounted Police, was present  and assured the meeting that he  would recommend to the federal  government that Grand Forks be  made the headquarters station for  the Kootenay sub-district.  Yesterday Inspector King stated  to a representative of The Sun that  the government had definitely decided to locate the district headquarters station in this city. There  would, he said, be eight non-commissioned officers and constables, all .  mounted, stationed here, and substations would.be located at Nelson,  llossland, Trail, Greenwood, Phoenix  and Midway. The selection of suitable buildings for barracks and  headquarters for the inspector, be  said, was being considered, but as  the task of making the final choice  in this matter laid with another official, uo definite conclusion had yet  been arrived at.  Inspector King left for Vancouver  last night.  THE WEATHER  News of the City  The average man of today  Has obviously  Only one ambition,  ^      And that is to live to see  Tbe happy millennium,  When he will labor  No hours a day  And receive  Twenty four hours' pay  As his reward.  After being a resident of the city  for twenty-twj years, Jas. Keeder  left yesterday for Seattle, where he  intends to remain for a short time.  From that city he will pjobably go  to California.  Peter Veregin entertained some of  the returned soldiers to an automobile ride on Wednesday. Refreshments were served at the colony  headquarters at Carson.  The   following   is  the   minimum  houses, in   a sunny window, or in a  hotbed the seed should be  sown   in  and maximum temperature for each  in'boxes   or  flats  containing  three or  day   during   the   past   week, as recorded by ihe government thermom  eter on  jack knife by the company's   black- j the Baptist church was a great  sue- j four inches of soil.    The need b usu-  smith, and a lapel from a Plun uni* cess. The mock trial was   much en-   ally sown iu rows about four inches  I ��������� ! ��������� ���������'  form. I joyed, also  the Iriyh   recitation   by \ apart from one-quarter  to   one halt i .     j  Walter West returned on Wednes   Miss M. Herr.  A splendid piece   by   inch   deep, the soil firmly   pieced ;  day from Vancouver, where he had: Mrs.    Redmond   entitled   "Singing   down and made moist, but not wet. j  secured his release. He was  at  one'Mothers"   won   the   hearts  of   all  When the rough leaves  appear  the  time billed  for Siberia.    Then the pothers present.  Refreshments were fittle  plants  are transplanted   into  department changed  its  mind and served, and a fervent wish   was  ex- other   flats   or   hotbed3   about two  decided to send him to France. Wheu pressed for another   of these   even- inches   apart   each   way.    Further  he reached Montreal   the  armistice ings soon, transplanting to   about   six  inches   Rainfall  Laws' ranch:  Max.  ���������1 ��������� Friday   57  5- Saturday   .... 55  (>���������Sunday  57  7���������Monday  50  8���������Tuesday  f>0  a���������Wednesday,.. 50  IU ���������Thursday  57  Min.  35  :30  .'30  30  29  30  41  Inches  .   0.07  B J. Averill, the well-known  prospector, returned to the city on  Wednesday from Los Angeles, Cal.,  where he has been spending the  winter months.  "Sorry I gave you the wrong  number," said the polite telephone  operator." ''Don't mention it," answered the man who has made up  his mind not to lose his temper. "1  am sure the number you gave me  was much better than the one I  asked for. Only it just happcHed I  wasn't able to use it." THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  77Tt*������\  /tt-ft'HrVfrr'*   Hftr<k\*U v*  ������1h*4*   '-tries which has power to extend financial  aid  <&m mma innrita s>mt .jt0in(illstl.ies^theoccasionaris*-  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A, EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  Une Year (in Canada and Great Britain)...............81.00  One Year (in the United States)  ". ;��������� !'.. 1:50  Address all communications to  ��������� Tan G hand Foiucs Sun,  ]i.(m;101R Guano Forks, I). C.  OFFICE:    C0LUM1HA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  ! Extending aid to the University of British  Columbia in order that facilities be provided  for vocational training of returned men.  on  of W.K.C. Manly  FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1019  The opponents" of the league of nations say  that the league will have no means of enforcing its decrees. The armies, navies and resources of a dozen associated nations would  be better able to cope with an outlaw nation  than a single nation would be.  f=  In the eyes of the law, a jag acquired at a  drug store should not be considered any more  respectable than a jag negotiated in a barroom.^ But society appears to make a distinction between, the two, as well as between a druggist and a bartender.  Work of the Late Session  Some of the more important laws enacted  by the late session of the British Columbia  legislative assembly were:  A better housing act whereby municipal  councils may obtain funds for building houses  at a low rate of interest.  An amendment to the coal mines regulation  act providing a minimum wage and the means  for enforcing the same.  The opening up of closed communities known  as company towns to the general public.  .The direct legislation act, providing for the  electors' use of the initiative if they so desire.  An act for the protection of the public  against fire insurance companies who seek to  take advantage of defects in policies.  An act to provide for the testing of iron ores  in aid of the development of the iron and  steel industry in the province.  The public utilities act, broad in scope and  comprehensive in detail and of paramount  importance to the public welfare.  An act to provide for the establishment of  public libraries in communities unable to support one unaided.  After an illness of two weeks, "W. K. 0.  Manly died at 10 o'clock this morning of  pneumonia, contracted while on a recent vis:t  to Victoria. He made a brave fight for life,  but his advanced age and a-naturally delicate  constitution were against him.  Mr. .Manly -was born   in   Grand  Rapids,  Mich.1,   a little  over sixty years ago, and he  was raised to, manhood in that city. In 1893 he  came to Grand Fosks and engaged in business  here, and since that time has been one of  our  most progessive and   highly  respected merchants.    In all  his   business transactions his  word was taken without  security.   He took a  prominent part in  municipal  affairs,   and his  record as alderman for five or six terms is an  enviable one.    He was married  shortly after  coming to this valley, and he  is survived by  his wife and two  grown-up  sons,   Don  and  Glen, the latter of whom is attached to   the  Royal Flying corps, and is now either in England or on his way home. Two of Jlis brothers,  John   and   Joseph, live in   Florida;  another  brother,   Dr. Manly, has  made his  home  in  southern Califoria for a number of years, and  still  another,  Lloyd   A., is  now located   in  northern California.  Arrangements for the funeral have not yet  been made, but it will probably be held from  the family residence on Sunday under the au-  spioes of the K. of P. and Masonic lodges, of  which orders deceased was a member.  The death of Mr. Manly has a shadow of  sadness over the community, as he was a true  friend  and  an  exemplary  citizen.  Your   Eyes   Are  Bread 'Winners.  9. You can buy false teeth, false hair, or an artificial leg or  arm, but you cannot buy new eyes.  9 It is important, then, that vou take; care of your eyes,  and at the first indication of Eyestrain' have them fitted  with Lenses.-  =^  A. D, MORRISON  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. G.  ^=  ���������J  GREAT WAR VETERANS  ORGANIZE LOCAL BRANCH  At a well meeting of returned soldiers in  the Davis hall on Wednesday night a branch  of the Great War Veterans' association was  organized in this city. The new society starts  out with a good membership, and it fives  promise of becoming an influential organization. f. The officers elected are:  President, M. Mudge; first vice-president,  J. D. Hunter; second vice-president, Robert  Campbell; secretary-treasurer, Douglas Carter; delegate to re-establishment committee,  11. Campbell; executive committee, M. Janes,  An act to establish a department of indus-lG. C. Brown and F. Cook.  Bee Diseases  There are three brood diseases  that are of importance to the bee  keeper, and two of them are responsible tor very heavy losses  every year.  Sacbrood is an infectious disease  but transient in character. It may  he serious enough at times to weaken a colony considerably, hut sel  dom destroys it completely. It appears in the apiary mostly during  the "pring and early part of the  summer, but cases may he found at  any time during the season. The  symptoms are irregular brood and  punctured cappings; the affected  lame are usually dark grey to almost black in color and are found  lying stretched out on the lower  wall of tne cell with the head  turned up pointing to the upper  wall of the cell at the entrance. The  body wall of the diseased larva; becomes toughened while the contents  of the body are somewhat watery  and granular; the whole can he lifted  from the cell intact. There is no  definite treatment for thiH disease,  but   the   Uekeoper  who  keeps his  colonies at the maximum strength  and uses oniy voung vigorous queens  need not fear it.  Europpan foulbrood is a very infectious disease and spreads very  rapidly through an apiary, causing  very heavy losses, especially among;  black bees and hybrids. The larva;  usually die before being capped over,  while still curled in-the cell. The  color of the affected larva changes  from a glistening white to a light  yellowish or greyish tint, later turning darker and the larva set ties to  the base of the cell in a shapeless  mass, finally drying a dark dftach  able scale, which is removed by the  bees. This disease may appear at  any time during the season, but is  mostly prevalent during the spring  and early summer. European foul  brood is essentially a "weak colony"  disease, and the beekeeper who uses  only young vigorous Italian queens  and keeps his colonies strong need  not fear it.  American foulbrood does not  spread through an apiary as quickens does European foulbrood, but it  is harder to com ha . The larvre usually die after being capped over and  tho first sign the beekeeper   usuallv  has of its presence is a number of  dark, sunken cappings scattered  among the healthy brood. Sometimes these cappings may he perforated. If the capping is removed, a  dark chocolate colored mass will he  found lying on the lower side of the  cell. If a wooden toothpick or  something similar is inserted into  the diseased larva and given one or  two turns and then withdrawn, the  mass will be found to "rope out" to  one or more inches before breaking  This is tbe chief characteristic of  this disease, The only treatment advocated for American foulbrood is to  shuke the bi;es on to starters in a  clean hive and three days later to  remove the starters and give lull  sheets of foundations. The old hives  should be disinfected, the combs  rendered to wax for foundation and  the frames destroyed. The honey is  safe for human consumption, but  must not be placed where bees  have access to it. This treatment  should be given during a honey  How. If not, tho bees will need  daily feeding.  Miss Anna Anderson returned to  the coast today, after a short visit  with her parents,  Grand Forts Transfer Company  DAVIS $ HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood For Sal  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  e  Phone 64  Buy   War   Savings   and    Thrift;     You   can   not reach   The   Sun's  Stamps. | numerous  readers  except   through  War     Savings   Stamps   Promote  Thrift.     ���������.  its advertising columns.  TAKEN: UP.  On March 10, 1919, at my ranch  on Fi'sh'Tmah range, one bay pony;  no visible brands. Owner must  prove property and pay charges  within a reasonable time, or the at-.i  mal will bisposed of.  S. CARRUTHERS,  Coltern, B  C  CHRISTINA LAKE  FOE SALE���������Two acres  of splendid buildingfront-  age; abuts on lake; also 2  Townsite Lots near to;  cheap.  Apply for terms to  "J. H. KYLEY,  Solicitor,  Grand Forks, B.C.  SYNOPSIS   OF  LAND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lands only.  Kecorda will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with  joint residence, but each making necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  Ave years and make improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation of at least 5 acres, before receiving. Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  intermediate certificate of improvement  and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvements to extent of $300 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained on these claims in  less than 5 years,- with Improvements of  $10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may  record  another pre-emption,   if  he  re-  ?;uires land in conjunction with his  arm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding G40 acres may be leased  by one person or company.  PRE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS ACT.  The scope of this Act is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving  with His Majesty's Forces. The time  within which the heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of the present war. This  privilege is also made retroacLive.  TOWNSITE  PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision is made for the grant ko  persons holding uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the land, if divisible,  as the payments already made will  cover In proportion to the sale price of  the whole parcel. Two or more persons  holding such Agreements may group  their interests and apply for a proportionate allotment jointly. If it is not  considered advisable to divide the land  covered by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  of equal value selected from available  Crown lands In the locality may be  made. These allotments are conditional  upon payment of all taxes due the  Crown or to any municipality. The  rights of persons to whom the purchaser from the Crown has agreed to  sell are also protected. The decision of  the Minister of Lands in respect to the  adjustment of a proportionate allotment  is final. The time for making application for these allotments is limited to  the 1st day of May, 1019. Any application made after this date will not be  considered. These allotments apply to  town lots and lands of the Crown sold  at public auction.  For information apply to any Provincial Government Agent or to  G. R. NADEN,  Deputy Minister of Lands,  Victoria. B. C  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically the same prices as before  the big war started.  IS  Priii tin:  ^HE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Con-,  suit us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs -  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  , Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing Of every  description.  Pet us quote you our  prices.  New Type  ^Latest Style  Faces  THE  SUN  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101 r /  /  w  THE   SUN,   GEAND   FORKS,   B. C.  rs  e   iiiyen  e   Digit    at      a  o  ime  Within reach of each operator' are rows  of small holes called "jacks.''* Through  these the connections are made with flexible cords, the tips of which are inserted in  the "jacks" corresponding to numbers  called.  Here a connection'' is being made with  1-2-2-3. The operator must work with  care and precision. Most important of all  is that she shaH understand correctly the  connection desired. Numbers rattled off'  hurriedly are often incorrectly given.  It will help greatly if you will give' the  numbers in this way: One-two-two-three,  speaking slowly and distinctly.      c  Then there was a solemn hush, and  the committee looked askance at their  vicar.  "What's the matter," whispered  the clergyman, turning to the chairman.  ''Well���������er���������that donor is an undertaker."-  TELEPHONE eOMPANY,Xtd  PUBLIC HEALTH  BILL_IS READ  Military Service Act Figures Reveal Unsatisfactory Physical Condition  of Youn^ Manhood  Otta;va, April 7.���������The bill to  create a federal department of pub-  ljc he;. 1th received second reading in  the i ommons on Sattuday, and its  details were discussed at length ii.  committee.  lion. N.   W. Rowell,   who   intro  duc-d the bill, stud that the   rigure-  i ndicative of the physical   condition  of Canada's   voting  mail hood as re  veaied by  the medical examinations  under the military service  act   were  not encouraging.    Of a total of 3GI,-  (i95 young men   who   passed   undue  ������������������he hands   of   tbe   doctord, 180,440  ���������vere found fit, while the remainder'  were rejected os unlit.  Ti'-iing f.) the questio i o'  infant  mortality, Mr. Rowell said New Zealand paid most attention to this matter, and as a result that country  showed only 50 deaths per thousand  babies under one year old.  In Canado tbe number of deaths  per thousand babies under the one-  year old by provinces was as follows:  Saskatchewan, 91; Prince Edward  Island, 93; Ontario, 107; British Columbia, 107; Manitoba, 113; Nova  Scotia, 120, and Quebec, 153.  v-    A Poor Excuse  . Bo wen awoke with a start. It' was  | his wife's birthday and he neglected  ; to bring her a present when'he camo  j home the night before. Me decided  I to resort to strategy. Harrying down  i stairs, he placed a large plate ou the  ' hull table and let the clog in the house  When Mrs. Bowen came down he met  her smilingly and courteously said:  "My dear, this being your birthday, I brought home a beautiful cake  for you."  With happy auticipation   she    followed jusb in time   to   see   him   kick  he dog and stare in    apparent  arnaz  ruent at the empty plate.  "The brute!" he cried, savagely.  "He's eaten your cake!"  "How could he?" the wife asked, in  surprise. "See, he still has the'muzzle  on!"  Public Ownership  Visitor (in public gardens, interested in botany)���������Do you happen to  know to what family that plant belongs?  Old Gardener���������I happens to know  it don't, belong to no family. That  olaut belongs to the nark.  The new list of publications of  the department of agriculture at Ot  tawa contains titles of about three  huudred bulletins, circulars, and  other pamphlets that deal with agricultural practices. These cover the  whole field of agricultural and hor~  tural pursuits, including dairying,  field crops, live stock, orchard and  garden crops, poultry, insects and  plant disease, farm building construction, farm machinery and  many other topics. The subjects are  arranged alphabetically under general titles. Not only are the lists  themselves available from the Publications Branch of the Department,  but any of the publications therein  contained.  LIFT OFF CORNS!  Boosting Plis Business  The vicar's appeal had boeu   a most  eloquent one, and had even penetrated  to   the   depths   of  Mr. Blackleigh's  granite organ     The latter came   forward and offered ������50 for the fund.  The worthy cleric   was  overjoyed  "I don't know your name, sir," he  cried; "but I thank you from the hot  torn of my heart    I thank   you!    May  y ur business prosper, sir!"  Apply few drops then lift  sore,  touchy corns off with  fingers  TUST   ARRIVED,    Several    Hundred  J    Gold Fish.     Fine,  Healthy  Stock.  PRICES:  Gold Fish, 50c Each  Japanese Fan Tails, $1 Each  Silver Fish, 25c Each  Fish Globes, 50c Each  Come out to the Greenhouses  and inspect them.  FRACHE BROS., LIMITED  2JES������������������li^22Sg2Z2aZS222ffi2  iE22E������������22a;  CLEVELAND   and  REJ} BIRD  Cycline   is   easy   when   you   ride   a   Cleveland or a lied Bird  Bicycle, the wheels that run smoothly  year after  vear.    Price   57.50  Let. me explain to you my easy sale phm on terms.  First class repair work done-in  Blacksmithing,   Brazing,   Aluminum  Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene  Welding,   Woodwork, Etc.  MOOYBOER &^WyJ^fe:  Open Sulurday Evenings Till lO-o'CJock  samaras easagara^  Doesn't hurt a "bit! Drop_ a little  Frcezonc on an aching corn, instantly  that corn stops hurting, then you lift  if right out.    Yes, magic!  A tiny 'bottle of Freczonc costs but a  few cents at any drug store, but is suffi-  i cient to remove every hard corn, soft  ; corn, or corn between the toes, and the  i calluses, without soreness or irritation.  Freezone is the sensational discovery  of a Cincinnati ������enius.    It is wonderful.  THE  LONDON DIRECTORY  (I'uhlishr-il Annually)  lCiiuliles trillion*   throughout   the   world   to  communicate direct with Knjrlisli  MANl'FACTL'IUiltS & DEALERS  | n ouch clussof ennd/i. Hosidcs Ik-Iiii; 11 <-om-  | lete commercial -midc to London and Its  ; iihurbs, tho directory contain* lists of  I EXPORT- M MUCH A NTS  ! with the'.'Ciods thoy ship, and  tho  Colonial  and I-"orei<rn Murlu-t.s thoy supply:  | STEAMSHIP LTXrJ.S  ur:'iirigri"! under the I'nrts to which they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings:  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICKS  of Iciidliiir Manufacturers, Mori-hunts, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the United KiiiK'lom.  A copy of tho current edition will he f.ir-  wu'rdcd, freight puid, on receipt of i'osta*  Order lor $5.  Dealers st-clun^ Agencies can advertise  their trude cards lor $5, orluryer advertisements from S15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD.  o, Ahchurch Lane, "Lotulori, E,(J,  Yon  Isn't the xiews of your  store something like the  news of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ���������- some  weeks more than others���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't there  something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping every week. Aren't  you losing many of them  the weeks you do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store-���������it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space regularly, and  be sure it is in THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this valley.  j#  nr������  The GRANDFORKSSUN  eaclers    Want   to  ar  From   You   Every   Week THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,    B. C  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy* a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by*  cTWiller CSk Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  j yesterday.    Other partieB   are   also  shippi'r'g spuds to the same market.  The provincial legislature set  aside April 13 as "Go to Sunday  School Dny-V  Dr. T. N. Guy. has obtained his  military discbarge from the army  and will open a dental office in Van-  c >uver.  M.S. Harry Bosworth is ill  at her  home.  try-ana silverware  Everything that can please and charm your friend.  Before going elsewhere, give us a call and inspect  our stock.   ,  9  "Quality Jewellers"  Bridge Street, - Next Boor B. C. Telephone Office  Fine Watch .Repairing a Specialty  Five children of Mr. and Mrs. W.  Govvan are sick with the grippe.  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE-101R  FORFINE'PRINTING  years' service   in   France  and Belgium, is visiting at the home of Mr  and Mrs. PT. MnCallum, and  remain here   until    next   Tuesday.  Mr. Irish was a resident   of   Grand  Forks in the early days.  Mr. and Mrs. Dan Fleming and  children returned from Spokane on  Friday.  oMaster  Mrs.   Geo.   Fair  moved  into the  VVIU ; Armson house in the city park   this  1 week.  Murdock McKenzie   'left on Mori    day for Nelson, where he has a   job  F W, lieid came'do-vn   from   the; ^ carpentry work.  Rock Candy on Su.urday and spent;     Miss B. Hurrv, of Creston, teacher  Sunday in the ciiy. | of tbe public g(.'hooi at* K������ttle   Val-  was   a    patient,   in   the Grand  jcMatMUWBiBiijaarauijaiuiggg*:^"  ews-o  Mrs James Cadoo returned on  Monday from Spokane, where she  recently underwent a surgical operation.  ley,  Forks hospital  last   week.    Shs   returned to her duties   last  Saturday.  Mr  _____��������� |      Mrs. E  Larson   find   Mrs.   Harry  and Mrs,-!. Parnham left  on   Binion went   to'Nelson Monday on  \\. J. Jennie, of the Curlew  Creamery company, was called to  Seattle on Thursday on account of  the serious illness of his brother.  Wednesday for   Nelson, enrome   to   bu^ine^s.  England, where they will   in   future;;  make their home.  John Morrison, while at  work   at  ! the snielter on   Monday, fell   into  a  Born���������On   April   2,   to    Mr. and   hole,    breaking   an   arm.     He was  Mrs  Mickey McKay, a daughter.       ; taken to the Grand   Forka   hospital.  Robert   Irish, of   Vernon,   a   r^-1     C. V. M^-ggitt shipped three  cars'     E.   Spraggett   has   returned from  ur ed soldier whofaw   about   two1 of   potatops   to   the    prairie market   the Similkameen district.     .  VICTOR VICTROLAS  and VICTOR RECORDS  No correct reproduction is possible  without    a    perpect   point.      Use  Tungs-Tbne   Styli    Needles.    200  playings  without change.    Package  10 cents  h SINGER STORE  H. WEBER, Manager  Grand Forks, B. C.  BOOT   REPAIRING  _ I Yale  Barber  Shop  TAKK   your   repairs to   Armson, sboe   ro  jiairer.    The   Hub,    Looli  for  the   Big  Bool.  ���������Razor Honing a Specialty"  Mm) rfr^-*  N  II   ORIGINAL     RED  FRICT1QNED-SURFACE  RUBBER    BELTSNG������  HEN it's a question of unusual  achievements in Beltdom,  "Gibraltar RedSpecial" stands  supreme.  As an effective means of trimming  down " overhead " it is known far and wide.  This Red Frictioned-Surface Belt has  dominated the field since its inception.  Without variation this belt has lived  up to the exacting standard of service set  by us when it was first introduced to belt  buyers.  Having been tested and tried to the  limit in all manner of places���������and by thousands of users throughout the country from  the Atlantic to the Pacific���������"Gibraltar  RedSpecial" will also secure you against  the uncertainties which surround the use  of " just-as-good " brands.  The price may be higher than that of  " ordinary" belts, but the service is long and  satisfactory in the extreme, as a multitude  of long-time users will gladly testify.  With the Dunlop Unreserved Guarantee which goes with every belt, you should  have no hesitation in_ making your next  order read " Gibraltar RedSpecial."  You know the Dunlcp reputation for  square-dealing, too.  Head Office and Factories  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  Office !  F. Downey's Cigar Store  First Street  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs  and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  Model Livery Barn  ML H. Barns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  BRANCHES   IN   THE   LEADING   CITIES  Makers o( Tires for all Purpor.es, Mechanical  Rubber Products of all kinds, and General Rubber Specialties   ���������     .-i.L.ii.i������ui.iLmPHv'wvjni!iweiBqic������  HffipgsMW&amt  BgaasBBgiggaag^  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. G. MoCUTGHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUE

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