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 p*;  XA\   :������������������  '> i ' -''  ''\  Ke.ffle Valley Orchardisf  L8TH YEAR���������No   26  GRAND FORKS   B. G., FRIDAY,   APRIL 25, 1919  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PER YEAR  Members Are Anxious to  Eliminate tlie Expenses  of Holding a Tax Sale  This Year  cil for approval, after which copies  will be mailed to all land owners  whose taxes are delinquent.  B.  C.'S WAR  SERVICE RECORD  At the adjourned meeting of tbe  city council on Tuesday evening,  Mrs. Brau, who bas a healthy bus-  band able to work, applied to the  city for the * maintenance of her  children. The case was referred to  the health and relief committee for  . investigation.7  Tbe clerk was instructed to acknowledge the receipt of the letter  bearing on the Doukhobor agitation  from Hon. Martin Burrell, and to  point out to him that the matter  was referred to him as the repre������  sentative for this district and not as  secretary of state, and asking him  to give it his attention.  The council decided to place  tbe  arrear accounts for street  sprinkling  in tbe hands of J. H. llyley for col-  * lection.  In the matter of the debentures  maturing this year, the clerk was  instructed to write to F. A. McDiar-  mid, solicitor for the Union of. British Columbia Municipalities, getting  his advice as to consolidating the  debentures maturing in 1919 and  1920 and issuing new debentures  covering the same.  A discussion on   the question  of  holding a tax sale took up the greater partof tbe time of   the   evening.  Tax sales in future, it  appears, will  be expensive both to the city and to  ���������  property owners wbo may  want  to  redeem their   property.    The   1919  amendments to  the   Municipal  Act  make compulsory a tax sale   during  .the   month   of   September in each  year.    It also provides that in addition to all delinquent  taxes, arrears  :of.  taxes,   interest,   current   taxes,  .expenses, etc., there shall be charged  against each parcel  the  sum  of  $5  for   expenses   of   the  land registry  office, the whole of which forms the  amount necessary  for   redemption.  In view of the fact  that  the  tax  rate   is  pretty   high   at the present  time, and with a   view   to  escaping  the costs in connection   with  a  tax  sale both by the city and  the owners, the council discussed the advisability of adopting a scheme   which  would permit of the  city accepting  from owners whose   taxes have   become   delinquent,     deeds   for   the  lauds, which deeds will be held  in  trust by the city and not  registered  until twelve months  after   September 3, 1919, tbe original  owners   to  have   the   opportunity during tnat  period of redeeming any   or   all   of  the parcels by paying up the   delinquent   taxes   with    interest.    This  would give the owners much greater  privileges   in    redeeming than ,they  would enjoy under tax sale proceedings and would, at tbe  same   time,  save them the additional  costs and  charges   incidental  to a tax sale as  outlined above.  The clerk was instructed to draft  circular letter embodying the above  points and to submit it to the coun-  From British Columbia and the  Yukon there volunteered in the  Great War 43,652 men, and 564]  were raised under the military service act. In all of Canada the total  volunteers were 465,984 men men,  and the draftees numbered 83,35-5.  according to a return tabled in the  commons recently. Quebec volun  teers numbered only 52,993, and the  draftees from that province were  19,050. ';,"��������� -  In addition to the 83,355*secured  foi all of Canada under the military  service act, there were on leave and  without pay," under the order in  council relating to compassionate  and hardship chases, 24,933 men.  There were also 16,300 men liable  only to non-combatant service,either  as conscientious objectors or by reason of the war times election act.  BEEKEEPERS 1ST  REGISTER BM  Fee Is $1.50 to $5, and Only  "Frame Hives" May  '^:/^-V:'--'-:Be:Used:'>'"~:-;-'--;  SAN JOSE APIARIST  SHIPS BEES BY TON  Memorial Fund  The following amounts were con-  tributed by the various divisions of  the Grand Forks public school towards a memorial for. the ex-  students who enlisted:  First division...........  ...$10.75  Second division     7.45  Third division.................... 10.10  Fourth division..........     6-uU  Fifth division ...............;....    5.50  Sixth division     4.40  Seventh division,.........'.......    3.75  Eighth-division     3 So  Ninth division   Total..... #57.05  TPIE WEATPIER  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max  April IS���������Friday   ..  19- Saturday. .  20���������Sunday   ��������� . 21���������Monday....  . '22���������Tuesday....  23���������Wednesday  ..24 ���������Thursday..  Tbe largest deal ever made in the  history of beekeeping in queensand*  pouud packages of bees, was made  recently when J. E. Wing, of San  Jose, Cal., accepted an order from  Harry R. Warreo, of Wabuska,  Nev., for 2000 queens and 6000  pounds of bees in packages, for an  amount.exceeding S15,00-.).  Mr. Wing is Canadian born, and  first saw California^ wben six years  of age  At the age of 12 he had 162 colonies of bees, but later gave up beekeeping for professional bicycle  racing, which he kept up for a  period of ten years.  When the bicycle fad died out be  took up queen rearing as a vocation,  going from yard to yard on a motorcycle. He now has 1300 colonies of  bees. He tests his own queens aud  then hands theui over to his staff for  the purpose of breeding. His annual  output in the past has been 20,000  packages, a large part, of which finds  its way into British Columbia.  Revan Hugh, Cloverdale apiarist,  is at present a member of Mr. Wing's  staff. He is of the opinion that Brit  ish Colombia produces a finer honey  than the district of San Jose.  BEE INSPECTOR  VISITS THE VALLEY  Victoria, April   19.���������-A  circular  letter issued by   the  department  of  agriculture this week brings  to  the  notice of beekeepers of the  province  the new Apiarist Act   1919.    Under  the provisions of this law every person   who   beeps   bees   must register  name and_address with the department on or before June 1. The registration   fee   is   a dollar and a half,  with an additional25 cents for every  hive over six, but not exceeding the  maximum of five dollars.    The  act  also stipulates that bees shall not be  kept   except   in   a   "frame" hive,  meaning that the old soap box   and  homermade contraption is legislated  out   of  existence, only hives   with  movable frames carrying the  combs  will be tolerated. This is to allow for  thorough inspection of   all parts  of  the "bee nest" Furthermore, no bees  may may be moved from any prop  erty until they have been examined  by a government inspector and given  a clean bill of health. This ruling obtains SO long as the district is known  to .be, infected with foulbrood.     This dread disease is the cause of  5 25   what appears to   be  drastic   legislation.   It   is   an   infectious epidemic  that   attacks   and   kill**   the young  brood   in   the   hive.     Thirty three  apiaries in Vancouver were   affected  last year and over forty in the Fraser  valley.  The violence of the outbreak  led the British Columbia Beekeepers  association to apply for the registration of beekeepers and an increased  inspectorate. The registration  fee is  to provide funds for inspection.  It is understood that three new  inspectors will be engaged for this  year, one for Greater Vancouver and  New Westminster, aud the other  two for the Faser valley. The island  will have one to itself, as will the  Kootenays and theOkanagau valley.  Over sixteen hundred beekeepers  have their names on the records of  the department of agriculture, and  there are many more, the owuers of  one or two hives, who do not regard  themselves as beekeepers, and who  probably have taken no interest in  bee matters at all beyoud taking a  little honey in the fall for their own  use.  But the act applies to these people CTT1),rpv rvir, ^ KC;ni . ,-xy,  equally with the professional  apiar- kURYEl  OI< GAbCADL-  ist, and they   must   either   comply       ROSSLAND HIGHWAY  with its demands or sell their  bees.    Inspectors will carry with them cer-      According to information received  tificates and receipts,   enabling   un-  by Road Superintendent  J. A. Mc-  conscious owners to correct his omis- i Galium    this     week   from    \V.   K.  sions on the spot. , Gwyer, engineer   in    charge of   the  j     A   further   clause   in    the act re- tranrfprovincial highway, the survey  quires that   persons   selling   honey  ofthe  Cascade-Bost'laud  section of  (produced in tbe province shall  affix  theroad will commence about May '.).  a label to   the   container   bearing  a The work will be started ut the Cas  .statement of   its net weight and the cade end, and the survey party  will  fact   that   it   is   British Columbia  be in charge of  Lieut. H. C.   Whit-  j honey. This should protect the home taker.    It it estimated that   it   will  ; product, as it is now  known tout no takeover three months to finish the  Questioner Now,   have   you   a Oner bleDd of honey is gathered any- survey, so that if  any  construction  mother or father or wife or child   or where   than   that  garnered   by the  work is done on the road   this  year  anything of that sort? British Columbia bee. it vill not be started until this fall.  The New One���������No, sir;  only  flat      "So you've got a  colored   ohauf-       l<redt-rick Keller,mining engineer,  eet,���������Trench and Camp. feur?" "Yes. Green.'\ has gone to Arizona.  Hon.. John Oliver Wishes  to Avoid Strife, Agitation, Strikes, Dissolutions, Elections and  Chaos .���������&.--.  Min:  33  25  38  30  33  32  45  Inches  Rainfall        0 01  62  59  59  62  63  74  75  Too Wise  "There is sucb a thing as being  too wise," said a chief of police the  other day. "Indeed, that is bow we  catch many thieves. They are too  clever and it gives them away. They  remind me of the new clerk in the  seed store.  "Some one, just for a joke, asked  for some swaet potato seeds. The  clerk hunted all through the seeds  but could find no sweet potato seeds  and finally appealed to the boss.  "The latter explained that he was-  being kidded and cautioned him  about not letting smart Alecks put  anything over on him.  A few days later a lady entered  the store and asked for some bird  seed.  '��������� 'Aw, go on,' grinned the clerk,  'you can't kid me. Birds is hatched  from eggs.' " ;  All He Had  W. J. Sheppard,of Nelson, pro  viucial bee inspector, arrived in. the.  city on Tuesday, and in the evening  he gave a very interesting Lcture,  illustrated with lantern slides, in  th'3 parish ballon beekeeping. Every  one interested in bees in the valley  was present.  Mr. Sheppard's addre-s fully   cov  ered   tbe  physiology  of the   honey  bees, their habits  and  their   mode  of   gathering    honey,    pollen   and  ptopoiis; how to handle  them;  the  best method of wintering them; bow  to build strong'colonies, so as to ob  tain the maximum honey flow; how-  to   control   swarming   and   how to  t.atch and  hive swarms.    The   diseases  of   bees   were   also  fully ex  plained, as well as the best  method  of guarding against them and eradicating  them.    The  construction   of  hives and a description of the   tools  required by tbe apiarist  also   came  in for a thorough explanation.  On Wednesday aud Thursday Mr.  Sheppard inspected all tbe colonies  of bees in the valley. He found  them all healthy and in excellent  condition.  Mr. Sheppard returned to Nelson  this morn*������g.  Victoria, April 23.���������Hon. John  Nliver will not quit office at present.  In a statement he made this morning, he replied to: demands of returned soldiers made on Tuesday  that tbe government should resign  and test the feeling of the people.  Premier Oliver said today:  "Immediate dissolution of the  government would prevent a thorough investination of our possible  sources of revenue and the preparation of the legislation necessary to  be enacted at the next session of the  province.  "Immediate dissolution, with   all  the uncertainties attendant thereon,-  would have a disastrous effect upon  our industrial development.  "Immediate dissolution would  make impossible the many puMic  works being undertaken by tbe gov  ernmeclt,- .partly ���������'- for development  purposes and partly to provide employment for returued and returning  soldieis. To grant your request for  an immediate dissolution would  dissolution would demonstrate the  unfitness of this government to govern, as your demand for dissolution  has demonstrated your unfitness to  act as public advisors.  "I have an absolute conviction  that the best interests of this province will be served best by the practice of industry, economy and sta  bility as opposed to agitation, strife,  strikes, dissolutions, elections and  chaos "  Premier Oliver's answer was received with no surprise in returned  soldier circles. Many ofthe veterans cheerfully admitted yesterday  that they were hardly ready for a  political fight.  "We regard the Victoria visit as a  great success from the organization  and propaganda standpoint," said  an officer today.  "During the coming months we  shall get ready for the next conquest," he added.  In the course of his lengthy address today, the premier "respectfully declines" to consider the request that his government resign  forthwith. Ths premier quotes a  memorandum from the civil service  commissioner showing that from  July, 191S, to April 19 of this year  146 returned soldiers and only 30  civilians, girls and juniors, were appointed to positions under the government.  "In view of the incontrovertible  facts," he adds, "will you withdraw  your indictmeni and apologize for  the wrong you have done?"  Wife���������John, there's a burglar at  tbe silver and another in the pantry  eating my pies. Get up and call for  help. Hub (at wiudow) ��������� Police!  Doctor! : eem LM������ut men, 'ujji*t**ti������a. a. j������i������������ i^f'  ^M^vruvcSHVfMWl  ���������-.<*.  THE   SUN-,    GRAND   FORKS,    B. G.  aJh? fettft Storks i>mt  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER     -..,"..  G. A. EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  as this is; done, of.thee, and thou hast not kept  my covenant and my statutes, which I have  commanded thee, I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant."    ..'���������'������������������ , ���������'���������-."'���������..  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain).. .....81 00  One Year (in the Unired States)   ��������� ���������������������������������������������;��������� '���������'������������������������������������   l-'*^  Address all 'communications,to  Tiik'Gkand Forks Suk,  ] j ok 101 R Ghaxd Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COTiUMIHA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET..  FRIDAY, APRIL  25,  ���������1010  The   Sun   in  the  past   has   not  been very  lavish in showering encomiums on the present  provincial government.    Premier Oliver's firm  refusal to accede' to the demand for a dissolution of the government, however, calls for our  admiration. A dissolution of the government  at   this' particular  time, when every  citizen  should do his utmost to assist in   readjusting  the. national to the pre-war standard, or to a  better condition.could only lead, as the premier  wisely says, to agitation, strife, strikes, disso-  tions, elections and choas.    We can  wait another year for the turmoil of a  general   election.    In the meantime it is the duty of every  person to help to make life under peace  con  ditions more pleasant and more endurable.  If any:,One doubts the need of.Canadians  continuing to save as they did while the Huns  were hammering at the gates of Amiens, let  him look at the'sstimates recently submitted  to parliament. They provide for an estimated  expenditure of $800,000,000 during 1919-20.  Of this -$437,000,000 is on civil and $350,000,-  000 on war account. At best not more than  $350,000,000 of this could be raised by taxation. The rest must come chiefly through  borrowing from the people of Canada. This  explains why war savings and thrift stamps  have been introduced, and, incidentally, they  enable every person earning money to invest it  in a government eecurity that pays well.  f  Your   Eyes   Are Bread  Winers,  9 You can buy false teeth, false hair, or an artificial leg or  arm, but you can^not buy new eyes.    ���������-.-���������������  ' "' ��������� *   -      -  S It is important, then, that you take care of your eyes,  and at the first indication of Eyestrain have them fitted  with Lenses. ���������       .  ==^  1  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  ^  J  Why should not the reconstruction boards  in this country be renamed readjustment  boards? Canada has not been devasted by  war, and there is really nothing to reconstruct  here, but a great many things must be readjusted before the masses become-satisfied with  the present civilization. Of course, "reconstruction" may sound more important than "re1  adjustment"; but then if we.begin to hunt for  important names for. .things, the habit may  grow on us until finally we; will; be calling pur  aldermen sultans or emperors. ^  The western inventor who is said to have  made a rifle that uses gasoline instead of powder may revolutionize the whole science of  firearms, remarks the Youth's Companion. He  announces that gasoline has seven times the  the power of the best powder; that a gallon of  Lrasoline is enough to bombard London; that  a barrel of it will provide ammunition for two  Mexican revolutions. Is the time coming  when the hunter will carry merely a bottle of  gasoline and a spark plug?  By a curious coincidence the armistice became effective on the eleventh hour of the  eleventh day of the eleventh month. That in  itself might seem to indicate that to the kaiser  eleven is a fateful number, but another coincidence gives the- theory even greater weight.  The eleventh verse of the eleventh chapter of  the eleventh book of the Bible says: "Wherefore the Lord  said  unto  Solomon, Inasmuch  As might be expected, the current  number  of the Round Table, that excellent  quarterly  review  of the politics of the British empire,  deals chiefly with two subjects  most prominent   in   world  affairs  at  the  present time,  namely, the   practical  organization   of peace  and  the  league  of nations and Bolshevism.  America and world responsibility is  also   discussed, for   the   trend of events invParis, it is  noted, has been fast bringing the United States  face to face with the issue. "German Democracy at the Cross Roads" is the  title  of another  pertinent  and-informing article.    It is  recognized that unless the foundations of  the  new German government are well  aqd   truly  laid, the world will not be safe for democracy.  The other articles cover the politics of India,  Canada, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia  and the United Kingdom.    The discussion on  the league of nations���������the  practical organization   of peace���������is most illuminating at  this  per:od7 when the league is to be  presented to  the  world  as a finished creation.   Thejbasic  principle, as here laid down, is one   that   will  appeal to the common people.   It is that  foreign policy should no longer be subject to irrelevant ambitions, foreign  to the needs and  interests of plain citizens, that these needs and  interests must be brought into  the  sdhere of  foreign  policy���������be  made matters of common  concern, with  the supervision  of the organs  established for    their   treatment���������the  main  business of foreign  ministers.    The Round  Table argues that a league organized on these  lines can strike its roots as deap as the people  united in it may desire; but that without such  organization,   co-extensive with  all the common needs of nations, international courts  of  arbitration, justice of conciMion, international  commissions of enquiry of international paper  guarantees will be but so  many duplications  of the old diplomacy���������fences of withes  without  roots and  without  life which will burst  asunder at the first pressure  of secret ambi  tion or popular unrest.  The Forum  The Editor is nob responsible for  opinions expressed by Cot-  respondents.  CHRIST AND  not. The, labor man today says to man who advocates injustice, or any  the Christ: "When we saw Thee, j system which is not fair to all men,  and hungered and fed Thee, or: has no right to the name no matter  thirsty and gave Thee drink," be-' what church be belongs to.  cause he is ignorant of the fact that; It is frequently remarked that a  the good ideas be is harboring for new religion is coming to tbe fore,  the   bent lit   of   mankind   is part of  and many churches think   they   ate  CTTRTSTT \NS! th<'  Clirist'    tho   onl-v   Christ there  the 'Chosen" one.   But the religion  _������1T iev" was or ev������r will be;  the   Christ., thnt is arising bus no church   orgin  I that Jesus taught.     When the labor  Editor Grand Forks Sun..  Prob-ibly the most surprised man  in tbe universe would bo a labor  man who is deriding the church  teachings and scolling Bible beliefs  in a Sunday meeting to be told that  he is a Christian. To be told that he  ia more Christian than the preacher  who cries "Praise the Lord" from  his fashionable pulpit might be  taken as a joke or an insult by either  party. But if Chrtstian means anything, it means good ideas, pnrma  nent ideas, truth, and therefore the  man who harbors good ideas is a  Christian,   whether   be    knows it or  man is holding ideas which will  benefit mankind and nourishing  them, be \n protecting the Christ  which was before Abraham, which  Jesus taught, and which the church  and capita I ii-m would crucify in its  new body, as they tried to crucify it  in the man Jesus, 2000 years ago.  Jesus said, "I (the Chrisi)am the  way, the truth and the life " This  "I," this "Way," this "Truth," this  "Life," is the good ideas such as  justice, peace and good will to men,  etc., etc.,and the man who cherishes  these ideas is a Christian, while   tbe  lzttion. It is free from f-uperstinon  aud dogma; it is pure Christian, for  it recognizes Christ as the good ideas  which are "the way, the truth, and  the life," leading to heaven and  earth, and its followers are tiue  Christians.  Count Toistoi prophesied that  Christ would come out of Russia.  Who knows but tbe ideas which are  coining from there today are the  long-looked for saviour of the world.  If so, will the established churches  crucify him again without a hearing J. P. Lawso.v.  Vancouver, B. C. April 21.  rand Forts Transfer Company  DAVIS S HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood For Sale  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  Ptione 64  Buy   War   Savings   and  Stamps.  Thrift  War,,   Savings   Stamps   Promote  Thrift*-:  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  TAKEN UP  On March 10, 1919, at my ranch  on Fisherman range, one 'bay- pony;  no visible brands. Owner must  prove property and pay charges  within a reasonable time, or the animal will Disposed, of.'.  S. .CARRUTHERS,  Coltern, B. C. ,  Job Printing at The Sun .'office, at  practically the same prices as before  the big war started.  CHRISTINA LAKE  FOR SALE���������Two acres  of splendid building frontage; abuts on lake; also 2  Townsite Lots near to;  cheap.  Apply for terms to  J. H. RYLEY,  Solicitor,  Grand Forks, B.C.  SYNOPSIS   OF  ������LAND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lanQs only.  Records 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  five 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 requires land in conjunction with his  farm, 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 640 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 retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision is made for the grant fco  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 moro persons  holding such Agreements may group  their interest!* 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, 1910. Any application made after this date will not be  considered. These allotments apply to  town lots and lands of tho Crown sold  at public auction.  For Information apply to any Provincial  Government Agent or to  G. U. NADKiV,  Deputy Minister of Lands,  Victoria. U. C.  is  Good  Priii tin*  npiIE value of well-  priiited, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  ���������>. Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  Ne'w Type  fpLatcst Style  Faces  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  II101  /  aMuffniuMiiiiiiaiiuminumnnDKmnc  nanmmnmm THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,. B. C.  1/  1  MARVELOUS SURGERY  DURING REGENR WAR  ���������Some marvelous cases'of the  surgi  cal art described in the Medical   Supplement, compiled by the medical re  search. committee  and   issued by the  ���������    British war office.  In one case a s6ldier had his thumb  shot away, and as the hand would be  almost useless without it, the surgeon  substituted the man's own big toe for  tho lost thumb.  ,In another similar case the thumb  was replaced by the second toe. "The  patients in this way obtained movable  thumbs that in every respect were  practically useful and natural in ap  ���������pearance, especially in the case of the  great toe, since this was exceptionally  small and dexterous."  Even more wonderful was the re  placement of four lost fingers by four  toes. The toes were partly cut through  and the stump on the hand being at  tached, the perioste"um_(and fibrous  tissues that covers the bones) of the  toes was sewn to thai of the finger  stumps. The tendons, soft parts, and  . skin were also sewn together, and  then the hand and foot were fixed in  plaster of I^aris. For a month the pa  tient lay in a .very uncomfortable position. '������������������;���������*���������'���������/.':  At the end of that time the toes  were completely separated from the  foot, and soon after the patient had a  useful had. At the same time he could  walk almost as well as ever "with a  strong and freely movable  great toe "  The Retort Grisp  After the grand review of German  troops at Potsdam the kaiser called  out    to   the  officer   commanding the  - Prussian Guard, in a voice loud  enough to be heard by all ihe distinguished guests who were grouped iu  front of the palace: "Pick me out a  hundred     men     from    the    Prussian  -Guard!" Then, taking the arm of  King Edward -VII, who was there, ha.  said,. "Come with me." He escorted  King Edward very delicately round  the hundred men and then said ban-  t.ei*ingly, "Well, do you think you  couid find a hundred men in England  to beat them?"  "Well, promptly replied the late  king, "I could easily find fifty who  would try.'V  Stopping the Trial  '���������Gentlemen," said the sheriff, put  ting his head into the jury room, "if  there is no chance of your agreeing  immediately upon a verdict, the judge  will step out to lunch."  "Tell his honor he may go to lunch,"  said the foreman.  "I was about to add," continued  the sheriff, "that the circus comes to  town at 2 o'clock, and it's twenty  minutes to 2 now."  ���������*H'tn," said the foreman, "tell the  judge to hold on half a minute."  LIFT OFF CORNS!  Apply few drops then lift  sore,  touchy corns off with  fingers  Doesn't hurt a tit! Drop a little  Freezone on an aching corn, instantly  that corn stop3 hurting, then you lift  it right out.    Yes, magic!  A tiny bottle of Frcezonc costs but a  few cents at any drug storo, but is sufficient to remove every hard corn, soft  corn, or corn between the toes, and tho  calluses, without soreness or irritation.  Freczone is the sensational discovery  cf a Cincinnati ^erfiiis.   It is wonderful.  COMMUNISTIC  PLANS BARRED  "Vancouver, April 211���������Speaking to  about three hundred returned soldiers  and others who gathered in- the, board  of trade offices on Wednesday night,  F. B. Stacey, M.P., who is here from  Ottawa in reference to organized com  munity settlements of returned . men,  said that this community settlement  plan was not entirely for the men who  returned on the Empress of Asia. Any  other group of men who formed elsewhere in the Dominion could have  the same privileges.  Strong  emphasis  was laid on the fact that the government still regarded and would continue to deal with the soldiers as individuals. It would not recognize any  communistic scheme or joint stock  plan. Them mvere allowed to settle  in communities, but the personal, responsibility of each man to the government was in no way affected.  The extent to which the government was prepared to go in helping  communtities of soldiers was outlined  by the sperker. After the group, of  men got together on the land, if they  so desired, the government would re  serve a block of land   in  their   midst  for the erection of a hall, church or  some other building to be used for  public or community purposes. The  government would also reserve blocks  of land in these communities for the  soldier who had to undergo agricultural training before lie could take  his place among the others.  A Tidy Distance  "Why,it's blowin' somethin' awful,  Misther Doolin." she remarked to her  neKt-door neighbor, who was passing  in to dinner. .  "It's all tnat, muni,"    he   agreed,  ''an' sure it must   be twenty times as  as bad down at the.factory, 'cause I  heard a while ago that yer husband  was blown to atoms wid a load of  powdher he was dhrivin'."  "Blown to atoms," echoed the woman, "an' where's that?"  "Divil a know I know," answered  Doolin, "but it must be a tindy distance away, for I never heard tell of  the pi ace before."  "Was papa the first mah who ever  proposed to you mamma'!" "Yes, but  why do you ask1?" "I was just thinking that you might have done better  if you had   shopped   around   a   littlo  P^^*SSS3  more.  .h.  Help the"Y-Constructthe Manhood  that will Re-construct Canada  LL the world now knows that the Red Triangle of the  Y.M.C.A. was the " Sign of Friendship " to thousands  .of your brothers, sons, nephews, cousins and neighbours'  boys in the last four and a half years. Wherever the Canadian Soldiers went, the "Good old 'Y'" went too. And  now it is coming back home with them!  For the suprjort which has made possible the war work  of the Y.M.C.A* we thank you. Your money has been well  expended.    We have rendered full account.  We ask now your continued sympathy and support for  Red Triangle Service far our Soldiers during demobilization,  and for Y.M.C.A. work for Canada generally during the Reconstruction period. The Annual Red Triangle campaign  will beheld throughout Canada May 5th to 9th, 1919. The  objective is $1,100,000.  The Y.M.C.A. will keep its  chain of Service unbroken  till the end.  For Our  Men  A^eraniiRg-  .Eor...Canad  a's..  .0.0  Por the soldiers and  their  dependents,   returning  fro;;i Overseas, we. have provided as follows:���������  1." A Red Triangle man on board cvay ship when it leaves  Gre.it Lrjtain, with'a full equlprn:nt of games, gramophones  . a*-'���������:! records, magic lantern, literature and wri'ing materials.  V. here possible, abo n piano or an organ. Lectures, concerts,  sing S'.'figs, instruction re Government repatriation plans, and  Sunday Services.  2. Red Triangle comforts and facilities for the men on arrival at Halifax, St. John, Quebec and Montreal, including coffee sta'is, with free drinks, free eatables, cigarettes, candies, etc.  o. Red Triangle men on every  tro*>p train to provide regularly  fr ���������/���������'drinks, eatahles and cigarettes,  o< .-.i.;���������������..: games and sing songs, and  f;.. i.L-l;. information.  4. lU-d Triangle free canteen  service, information bureau, etc.,  at ei'.c'- of the 22 Dispersal centres  ir. Canada.  h. i^d Triangle Clubs in the  pri'icir-i'i! .-1 'J--:-, of Canada in the  shape'of large V.M-CA. hostels to  furnish bed and board afc low rates  and to be ft rendezvous for soldiers.  6. Seventy-five Secretaries to superintend Red Triangle  service in. Military Hospitals, Camps and Barracks throughout  Canada.  7. Tickets entitling soldiers to full Y.M.C.A. privileges for  six months at,any local Y.M.C.A. furnished.  In addition to our work for the returning soldiers,   we   have "  to maintain the Red Triangle servic*: to the full for the soldiers  in Siberia, as well as the work of special secretaries in Northern  Russia, Palestine and Poland.  Ca*n. si fill atv  The Reconstruction program of the Y. M. C. A.  includes the following vitally important developments:���������  1. An increased service to 300,000 teen-age boys iu the  Dominion���������the development of Canadian Standard Efficiency  training; Bible Study groups; summer camps; conferences;  service for High School boys, for working boys, in the towns  and cities; for boys on the farm and for boys everywhere, who  have lacked opportunity for mental, moral, physical or social  development.  2. Inauguration of Y.M.C.A. work in the country, and the  smaller towns and villures lacking.  Association buildings and equipment, on a plan of county organizations. This will include the  establishment of Red Triangle  centres for social, recreational and  educational work among boys and  men, in co-opeiation with the  churches.  aircpas^iv  3. The promotion of Y.M.C.A.  work .���������������������������ii'jn-i Canada's army of  workc-.s in industrial plants, both  in, Y.M C.A. buiklinr-' and in the  factoiy.   buiidings,   o:y.-.ai.;:i;:g  the  social   spirit among the  industrial   workers   of  oar  cities   by  meetings, entertainments, game;; an.i sp-.vts.  4. The establishment of the Reel Tri.ngl  tricts where lumbermen, miners and other  front trenches of industry.  5. Besides these main tk-ias o! increased <  we have to provide for r;r.i:v;;od work ante  college students and for our c;-ni];'ai;;u   to  e  v\  isolated   dis-  ;i-j  hold   the  ictinty for 1019,  n.g railway men,  tuurni;e   physical  and sex education,  amenta! foundation  Under r-.il '_������������������.���������' va.'  ;.i niaulv Ciiiiaiian;  we  niaee   the   ftind-  For the wives and children  Overseas, dependent upon Canadian soldiers, and for Y.W.C.A.  work iu Canada generally, a sum  of $175,000 from the Red Triangle Fund will be set aside for  the Dominion Council of the  Y.W.C.A., which is caring for  the soldiers' women folk, and  their little ones on the long journey, from Liverpool to Canada,  and is also extending its work  for Canadian girls.  Por their sake also be generous when you make your  contribution.  T70R. the sake of our victorious soldiers and  ���������& their dependents, and the happiness of  their home-coming; for the sake of on.; future  citizens, our teen-age boys; for the sake of  rural life in Canada; for the sake ofthe social  betterment of the toilers in factory and workshop; for the sake of lonely men and boys in  our mines and forests; for the sake of Christian  Society and Canadian manhood���������we appeal  to you. Give us your contribution, little or  big.    Be as generous as you can.  Hand your contribution to the canvasser when he  calls, or if you live where it is difficult for him to call,  send it by check, money order or registered letter to  flie National Treasurer, Red Triangle Campaign, 120  Bay Street, Toronto.  Please Note:  We are not asking for  money to carry on our  work Overseas, with the  Army in Great Britain,  France or Belgium. That  work will continue at its  maximum for some months,  financially provided for by  the liquidation of our  assets Overseas, and will  not terminate till the last  man has sailed for home.  National Council, Young Men's Christian Associations of Canada  The Red Triangle Campaign is being conducted under the distinguished patronage of His Excellency,  the Duke of Devonshire, K.G., G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., P.C.  Hon. Campaign Chairman:  John W. Ross, Montreal  Campaign Chairman;  G. HbrbbrT Wood, Toronto  Campaign Treasurer:  Thomas Ekadshaw, Toronto  .  Campaign Director:  Ciias. W. Bishop, Toronto    ]50  JBJBMMM^ THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  News of the City  M, H. Burns' residence on Well  ington avenue, which was erected  by Mr. Burns twenty years ago, was  'completely destroyed by fire at 8  o'clock last Sunday morning. The  fire had gained too great a headway  when the brigade arrived to save the  house, but two adjoining buildings  were saved from destruction. With  the help of the neighbor?, all tb.p  household furnishings   were saved  Loss about $1000.; no insurance.  Mr. and Mrs. Burns wish to thank  their neighbors-for the kindly as  sistance rendered them at .the fire  in saving their furniture.  If reports are true, there .are ot  lecst two or three "faniilif������ in this  ci'jT who������e children should be taken  from them and placed in some institution where they onn be properly  brought up and the parents given a  limited time.in which to set out of  town.     The    reconstruction   board  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why bu$ 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*  oMiller M, Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  .CLEVELAND.-and  IF  Cycling is easy when you ride a Cleveland or a Red Bird  Bicycle, the wheels that run smoothly year after $E7 Eft  year'    Price....     .........."..... .,:......     ^ObbOU  Let me explain to you my easy Rale plan nn terms.  First clas^ r^nair work done in   r3laf.ksrviithintt.   Brazing,;- Alu  minnii]   Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene   Welding,   Woodwork, Etc.  Opposite G. F.  G:irn������e,  GRAN!) FORKS,-B. C.  Open Saturday Evenings-Till 10 o'Clock  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  f  Work the Hook Slowly to Recall   the   Telephone   Operator  A small signal lamp flashes in front of the  telephone operator when you work your  receiver hook slowly up and down to attract her attention. A quick rattling of  the hook does not operate the lamp.  The filament of an incandescent light will  glow for the fraction of a second after  you turn the switch. Give the switch  two turns, rapidly, and the light seems to  burn without an interruption.  So with the switchboard signal lamp. It  operates when���������and only when���������the re-  coiverhook is worked slowly.  7  ���������&Zi.hljmjj s.  ji  O)    AU  might investigate these cases. Any  action it may take to rid Jhe city of  these people will be heartily approved by the citizens.   '  :  There are over fifty men at work  at the Rock /Candy mine. -The report, printed last week, that- all except six men had quit work' owing  to a reduction in wagfs, was eyi  dently given to our reporter by one  of the few disgruntled men who had  stopptd work, and tbe item was received at this office too late for verification.  A, Complete  Stock  of  Jewelry and Silverware.  Everything that can please and charm your friend.  Before going elsewhere, give us a call and inspect  our stock.  .Ti-mberlake, Son & Co  HA  V.  uality Jewellers"  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty  ���������9  Office  R. G. Clark,regresenting the Great  War Veterans' Association of British Columbia, and B. F. <jaterson,  chairman of tne enquiry and ap  praisal committee of the soldiers'  settlement board of BritiehColumbia,  who came here to appraise the������  Doukhobors' holdings in this valley,  left for Brilliant a couple of days  aeo. At the meeting the ciry hall on  Monday night Mr. Paterson intimated that he did not wish to bear  the Duukhobor question discussed.  The Kettle Valley line tracklaying  car was taken up to Lynch Creek  this week. The tracklaying crew is  on the ground, and the work of laying the two iniles of steel to connect  the ...'.North Fork,, branch with tbe  Bock' Candy mine tram will be  starttd at once.  On Tuesday, the 22nd inst., William Blair was arrested at Cascade  by Provincial Police Geo. Stanrield  for refusing to pay his board bill at  Mr. Bertois' hotel. He was given a  three months' suspended sentence  hy Stipendiary Magistrate Neil McCallum.       -      *     ���������  Sergt. Major Robinson will address a public meeting under the  au&pices of the returned soldiers  commitee at 6 o'clock this, Friday,  evening in; the Empress theater.  Sergt. Robinson is field secretary  for the Great War Veterans' association.  On Wednesday, the 23rd inst.,  Mike Pisocki, an Austrian, was arrested near Denoro by Provincial  Constable Geo. Stanfield for failing  to report as an alien enemy. He  was fined $b0.  Pte. G. C. Brown, accompanied  his sister, Miss Ivy Brown, are  spending a short time in the coast  cities, and on their return intend to  reside during the summer months  at Christina lake.  Archie Scott, who saw active ser  vice in France; Charles McArthur,  of Greenwood, who was in the royal  flying corps, and Bob DeMares, of  Rock Creek, returned froriT" overseas  Tuesday evening.  The Doukbobor agitation has  been rather tame this week, after the  flurry of excitsment created in certain quarters last week, which re-  suited in some unenviable advertis  ing being bestowed upon tbe district.  "His coaster's  Voice"  VICTOR VICTROLAS  and VICTOR RECORDS  No correct reproduction is possible  without    a    perpect   point.       Use  Tungs-Tone   Styli    Needles.    200  playings without  change.    Package  10 cents  We SINGER STORE  H. WEBER, Manager  Grand Forks, B. C.  BOOT   REPAIRING  Yale  Barber  Shop  -rAicK your repnirs to-Armsoii, shoe rP !    Razor Honing a Specialty"  I     pairer.     The   Hub,    I.oolt  for  the   I5ir \ ������       .    " J  Boot.  &s^ 4������ I  A.  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FORflNE PRINTING  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS  City CI  ean-iip Day  Wanted���������A few tons of red pota  toes to maky up a car lot.    Also  lei  me know what white   potatoes  you  haveforsale. Phone E.F.Laws, J05K  Miss   Maude   Raeburn    has    re  turned from an extended visit   with  her sister, Mrs. M.  McKay, in Vancouver.  Mrs Thorbtirn and Mrs. Gane, of  Rock Creek, are visiting frienks in  Grand Forks.  Miss Frame and Miss E Liwson,  of Carson, are spending the Easter  vacation in Spokane.  A. E. Savage came down from the  Rock Candy mine on Monday.  Miss Mnrjorie Ingram, of Nelson,  i.-i visiting Miss Elvina Walker this  week.  The City Council have appointed  Wednesday, April 30th, as Civic  Clean-up Day. Citizens are requested  to gather up ad tin cans and other  rubbish and put the same, in handy  receptacles at places where it will be  convenient for the city teamster to  call for them and haul them awav.  Citizens not availing themselves of  the above offer will be compelled to  have their rubbish removed at their  own expense not later than Wednea  day, May 7th. Sawdust and ashes  will not be removed by the city.  By order of City Council.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  City Clerk.  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published Annually)  ICnublos traders  throughout  tho   world   to  communicate direct with Ktijrlish  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  a  n each class of poods. Besides being n com-  lcte commercial {ruiilc to London and Its  uhiirhs, tlie directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the floods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign -Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under tlie Ports to which they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  tlie principul provincial towns and Industrial  cuntrcsof the United Kingdom.  A copy of tlie current edition will  bo forwarded,   freight   paid,   on receipt of Postal I  Order for $5. ]  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements froiu S15.  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, Fihst Street  P. C. PETERSEN  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  !������AL and ICE  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  Ffrst Street  AUTO LIVERY  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses cat All Hours at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  THE LONDON DIRECTOR* CO., LTD.  5, Abchuroh Lane, London, E. C.  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Mado  to Order.  Also Repairing of all .Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. C. McCUTCHBON  WINNIPEG AVENUU  > 'I

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