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 Kettle VaHoy Orchardist  FOURTEENTH YE AR���������No. 23  GRAND FORKS,  B. a,.FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 1915  $1.00 PER YEAR  (|3o thoroughly are the working  men opposed to Attorney-General  Bowser that they scarcely allowed  him to speak last week at a garnering in,Vancouver, where it was advertised by the Conservative association he would appear anc*. explain the workingmen's compensation bill that. Has been proposed  among the legislation drawn by him.  The meeting frequently went into  uproar and on several occasions  broke out in a mournful voice with  the old southern song changed to  "We'll bang old' Bowser to a sour  apple tree," Never before in the  history of Vancouver has there been  such a public disapproval of a  speaker. At the beginning be ' was  not allowed to complete a sentence.  Court stenographers who were there  eould not work for the noise. His  entrance in the wake of A. M. Harvey, who was chairman, was the  signal for a great wave of groans and  jeers.  Mr. Harvey attempted an introductory speech.- He was not permitted to be beard. Some one' in  the audience shouted, "Be ��������� quiet,  everybody, or "they'll send, for the  militia.',' Right from the first word  the attorney-general uttered, be was  heckled jeered and hooed at by the  great majority in the-hall, which  probably held 1000 men and a  sprinkling of women. Mr. Bowser's  o e ing words could not be heard  for the noise, even as far as the press  table. He did make heard, however, a few words, and said, "I confidently expect there are a few labor people in this house���������"  "This is not the bread line," some  shouted back.  "I am here to receive  any  critic-  - ism of the workingmen's eompensa  tion   bill,"   continued the attorney  general,   when   he   was  broken in  upon again with "Why did you lay  it upon the table?"  Mr. Bowser���������I always find when  there is important legislation like  this���������  Voice���������How about the Dominion  Trust?  Mr. B >wser���������If you will not listen there is not much use for me to  speak.  Voice���������Hear, hear. Not a bit of  use.    We don't trust you.  Mr. Bowser���������I thought I would  at least get fair play.  Voice���������Did you give the D*min  ion Trust people fair play?  Mr. Bowser���������If you do not want  to hear me, there is no use vasting  your time nor my iim'e.        ;  Voice���������Get one of Price Ellison's  cows and milk it.  Mr. Bowser���������1 bad thought there  were sufficient labor people here interested in what 1 had to say.  Chorus���������Sure.  Voice���������Smoke up, William.  Mr. Bowser���������If you do not want  lo give an honest hearing���������  Voice���������Who is this talks about  honest.  turned white in the face, then red,  then scowled, set bis j-uvs and patiently awaited the end of the chorus.  The attorney general here revived  himself with a swallow of water,  wiped his lips with his" kerahief,  opaned his mouth to continue his  speech, when a voice called "Three  cheers for, Parker. Williams." These  were given. Then another man  called out, "Go, fetch the police"  Ahother .voice, "Send for the militia"  A, temporary lull, and the attorney  general once more opened his mouth  and got a word or two out, when a  voice from another part of the hall  calls, "Tell us about the submarines  ���������it will be more interesting "  Mr. Bowser was ready for the  next lull in the catcalls, jeers and  hooes, and broke in like the cr-ack of  a whip, "I always thought the laboring man and the Socialist was-in  favor of free speech."  .-��������� Voiee���������How about Nanaimo. We  can't trust you.  Agaih'the attorney-general braced  himself and was ready again to  speak, whencame from the middle  of the gathering, a deep, bass voice,  "I say. Bowser is this a deathbed  repentencel"  Another voice���������How about that  little boy who died in jail? ��������� -  Mr.1 -Bowser���������Now, now, those  who-boast of free speech should give  me' an oppoatunity.  The look of appeal upon the stern-  faced attorney-general had a quieting effect for a minute, when be con  tir.ued: "I hope the people are- interested in any legislation we bring  down to hear me, and I am confident when the bill comes up some  of tbe laboring men who huve probably made a deeper study of such  legislation than we have will give us  an opportunity to hear their viewe���������  "When?" cracked a shrill voice  from the rear of the hall.  "Is It not a fact that the attorney-general will let the workmen's  compensation bill lay on the table  for one year, because he wants to  wait until bis friends and clients,  the railway contractors.are through?"  asked a voice.  Mr. Bowser refused to answer.  Mr. Bowser���������I believp there are  some here who want to hear a free  discussion and that is why I came to'  the Labor Temple. If I have make  mistakes, or  the   government has���������  "Li������ten to him soft soap us now,"  came an interruption.  "Oh, that's all right," jeerad back  DIGEST OF GRAND  . . Halyhrey <fe Carter,-*of Curlew,  have started their ice cream factory  in the canm-ry building. Prepara  done are now being made to operate  the creamery section of the plant,  and butter making will commence  in a few days. The greater portion  of the cream is being purchased  from the ranchers in-the valley and  the North Fork district.  Thomas Funkley came down from  Gloucester camp yesterday, - and  brought with him a 35 pound sample of ore from Tom Newby's claim,  the Gloucester. It is the. best specimen of copper ore ever brought out  of tbe camp, and compentent mining men estimate that it will assay  about 22 per cent copper and 10  ounces silver. During the past  year Mr. New by has driven a 90-  foot tunnel on his property. Thirty  feet of this tunnel has uncovered a  vein of this class of ore. The face  of the vein is six feet wide.  -John Simpson, who owns an embryo orchard on the old Newby  ranch, west of this city, writes The  Sun from New York, saying that he  dined in - the Woohvorth building  on Good Friday and- that he spent  some time at the top of the fifty five  H'orey structure. The Woohvorth  building   is   fifty   feet   higher than  Observation mountain, |at Grand  Forks, which is just seven hundred  feet high. The balcony where the  spectators stand on the Woolworth  is 750 feet above the street. Mr.  Simpson went to the top of the  building with Joe Elliott, an old-  timer of Grand Folks. Joe .was in  Grand Forks before there was a railway here. He came here from Boss  burg, and stayed a year. His brother  Charlie was here also, and worked  on the Covert ranch. Tbe Elliott  brothers have now a very large  electric construction bnsiness in  Calgary, and Joe and his youngest  brother, William, left New York  last Saturday morning -for France,  where they expect to take large contracts in their line. They left  Charlie in charge of their Calgary  businees. All the old timers here  know the Elliotts. Joe and William  and John "did" New York on Good  Friday frolij morning till nearly  midnight.  to hear  me.    You can plug me on  election day."  Voices���������When is it? Tell us the  date  "Now. gentlemen," quavered tbe  attorney-general���������  "Cut out that 'gentlemen' boft  soap."  Once again the loud voices struck  up the tune which was becoming  very familiar to all, "We'll hang old  Bowseron a sour apple tree."  Chairman Harvey���������Now, gentle  men, I ask you as'a matter of csur  tesy���������  Voices���������Sit down. Fetch up  Brewster.  At the mention of the name of  the Liberal leader somebody shouted  '.'Three cheers," and they welled  forth in a great roari  But the attorney general stood his  Here is a boost for The  Sun man  from     Col.     Lovvery's    Greenwood  Ledge.    We reproduce the item  be  cause we seldom hear his name connected   with   any  commendable actions, and we desire  to give  everybody a  square deal.    Whether he  possessas any political aspirations or  not is a question of the second magnitude, and entirely irrelevant at the  present moment:      "Gus Evans has  more brains probably tban any other  Liberal in Grand  Forks,   and never  changes his politics in order to push  his nose into the pap .barrel.    He is  a   worker and   fighter,- -and   never  bangs up 'he tomahawk   until be is  dead,   or" grabs   the   other fellow's  scalp.    He also owns  a remarbable  ranch at the Forks.   When he wants  to sell it, it contracts to half an acre,  when he wishes to   hire   a   man  to  plow it,   it  expands  to   five acres.  Gus rises and sets with the Sun. He  is one  of the leading  humorists of  the   western   cent    belt,   and   his  pungent paragraphs are highly   appreciated by all lovers of satire.   He  would make a  good   Liberal candidate at the coming election."  VISIT FRANKLIN  R C. Newland, a prominent mining man of San Francisco, and G.  T. Morgan, of Portland,. Ore , and  Fred M: Wells, of Vancouver, arrived in the city on Monday, and  left immediately on their arrival for  Gloucester camp, where tbey spent  a couple of days inspecting the  Union mine. They returned to tbe  city Wednesday t evening in Stana-  way & Peterson's jitney car. Mr.  Wells visited the mine, about a  month ago, and was so highly impressed with the property that be  induced Messrs. Newland and Morgan to make an inspection visit to it.  Tbe outcome of the visit of these  gentlemen to the camp up the river  will be awaited with interest by tbe  people of this city.  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer at this  port, makes the following detailed report of the customs receipts at the  various sub-customs offices, as reported to the chief office in- this city,  for the month of March, 1915:  Graud  Forks   84,491.73  Phoenix         358.15  Cascade  39.33  Carson' ."  18.83  Total   $4,908.54  METEOROLOGICAL  ground.  Unabashed by tbe applause  theattorney.generai, "people  have at the mention of the name   of   the  A meeting of the executive of the  Liberal association was held in the  committee rooms on Tuesday evening,, when it was decided to call the  Liberal nominating convention for  Wednespay evening, April 21, to  held in this city.  The  following  is  the   minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day   during  the   past" week, as re  corded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Min.  Max.  .. 44  u'3  3���������Saturday   ..  . 39  61  4���������Sunday,....  ..34  62  . 33  67  6���������Tuesday   ��������� 3*}  66  7���������Wednesday..  . 42  61  ��������� 8���������Thursday   ,,  32  59  Rainfall      .. 0.39  said at other elections, 'well, it's all  over with Bowser this time.' lam  not here to talk pelitics and I feel I  do not have to appeal to you���������"  Voices��������� We are.. You've talked  too long already. Go out and talk  to the bread line.  Bowser���������If I go away now I shall  leader of the opposition, at the first  opportunity he nut in with, "I think  there are many here who have made  a study of such provisions as we  propose and can assist in framing  for this province a good measure���������"  "Tell us about the land policy.  Tell us  about the P. G. E.    Have  feel that the workmen do  not   want) you   got   Pat   Welsh here, and are  their conditions improved.  Voice���������Brewster can talk.  Bowser���������There   may   be  here who disagree with me���������  Voice���������Bet your life, Bill.  Dan Mann and Mackenzie here,"  several voices interrupted in a stream  many! A man in tbe audience here got  up and tried to be heard but was  howled down.   Then he went to the  The first auto .trip between this  city and Franklin was made on  April 5 this spring. This is considerably earlier than the trip has been  made in any previous year.  A musical arabesque in   the   Baptist church next  Tuesday   evening.  New   and   pleasing   to   all   music  lovers.    From   the    greatest    com  posers, by the best local artists.  Bowser���������But you all agree on free platform and spoke to the attorney-  speech--  Voice-^How about Nanaimo?  At this juncture there broke forth , JoD  ��������� ������������������       i  the greatest pandemonium when the son>  Anybody contemplating having  any cement work done in the burial  grounds would do well to consult  W. J. Galipeau, as we he will be engaged in this kind of work at the  cemetery in a week or so.  general.  "Kiss him.    He's  looking  for a  Get him a job with Price Elli-  " were some of the remarks dur-  At this point a man in the midst attorney general said,"I will attempt, inK tne second tbe man was speak-  of the crowd arose as if to speak and ; later to justify my actions in the inli witn tne attorney general  Homebody in a deep bass started government. I trust you will be fair Considerable noise followed and  "We'll hang old Bowser to a souri enough to give me a hearing in my ; the attorney-genera! said something,  apple tree," and a powerful chorus ' own city. From the opinion some of There were some more unintelligible  joined;   white  the attorney-general  you hold it can do no harm for you (Continued on Patjc S.)  Born���������In Grand Forks, on Monday, April 5, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank  Hutton, a son.  The Grand Forks Garage company  received a carload of Ford cars this  week  ��������� It's an easy matter to /ill teeth���������  all you have to do is kick a savnge  dog and then wait a little.  We Paid, But Got Nothing  Replying to Hon. irank Oliver in  the bouse of commons on Thursday,  Hon. Dr. Roche, minister of the interior, said that th? department of  Indian,affairs did not recognize the  alleged purchase of the Kiisilano  Indian reserve by the government  of British Columbia.  This is the raserve for which the  attorney general paid $300,000 on*  behalf of the province���������8220,000 of  which went to the Indians and $80,-  000 to two political friends, one of  whom was a former clerk in the ali-  embracing firm of Bowser, Reid it  Wallbridge.  But, alas and alack! the transaction was not conducted in accordance with the terms of the Indian  act, that is, the department of Indian affairs, the guardian of the Indians, was not a party to it as required by the law governing the surrender of reserves, and therefore it  was not a valid transfer and the title  remains in the Indian band. It was  a brilliant piece of work end showed  the attorney-general at his best as an  authority on how not to do it. Vn  fortunately, these experiments of  Mr. Bowser are very costly. It is  not pleasant to reflect thac we have  paid $300,000 for property we cannot own, especially when ������.SO,000  ���������vent into the capacious maw of the  middleman.  ^^^���������^ifo^,^^^ gHE~"sE5j, msa&rmiamiKTB  j  Preservation of Bird  Life is of  Benefit to the Farmer  Now is "the very best time of year  for their human friends    to  express  some    return    interest    in    the bird  neighbors which have been doing so  , much" for mankind.  A feast of cracked nuts, suet, sunflower seed, fruits and grains spread  daily at come community centre easily accessible to all the bird fclie, but  protected from their enemies, would  be especially appreciated by the feathered residents, now that food is  scarce and hard to" obtain, even by  the most industrious workers. Some  of the friendliest of the little folks  will oomo to a window sill festal  board where you may observe their  pleasure in your treat.  Without rude intrusion or rough investigation, to see if they are.comfortable, in v/hatever homes they have  found, you might provide some neighborhood shelters where all the feathered-habitants of woods and fields be  * safe and welcome. .* . '  Ami then proceed to get acquainted  with the little folks themselves. Ifi-  you care about such things '.you will  fni(I out.in."Who is Who in Bird Land"  that many of your unassuming little  -neighbors have a pedigree of which  any one might be proud.  Highest in point of development is  the ShJia sialis, one of the earliest  comers of the most'exclusive of the  blue rocks. Their ancestors have  never been accused of stealing fruits  or pteying upon crops of any kind.  These Bluebirds subsist entirely upon  a diet of wild/fruits, and insect enemies of man.  You may. have been a little suspicious about the Night Hawks who go  abroad at hours when honest" folks  should be in bed. They are great  sportsmen and such expert aeronauts  that no winged iiuect is safe from  them. They contribute greatly to the  healthfulness of the section where  they live, by disposing in a most effective and hygienic manner, of several  species* of mosquitoes, among them,  the anopheles the transmitter of  malaria.  Mrs; American Barn Owl is quite  content with her homely name, satisfying her artistic nature with a harmonious costume of buff, overlaid  with grayish, spotted with white and  dotted wtih.black. She is the radical  leader of all progressive movements  among her sisters, refuses to make a  nest .-and goes out at night unaccompanied. She maintains "her independent economic status in the civic plan  or the bird republic1 by ridding the  community of ..meadow-... mice, rats,  beetles, shrews, gophers and other undesirable settlers in the fields.  Not anything you read or hear -'bout  these folks will be half so intere:;1 Ing  or convincing- as -what you may find  out for yourself.by respectful observation. Especially if you will look for  good in both permanent and migrating  neighbors.  Even the Common Crows, the blackest of them all, who have had their  pictures put in the Rogues' Gallery  more than once, are great co-operators. They are shrewd and crafty  folk, not easily outwitted and interesting because of fheir individualistic  tendencies and variable temperaments. It is true they do not like to  follow plans nor pick up corn laid  down for them by mere man, preferring to get at the root and kernel of  the material themselves, hut all of  these birds have so often been accused  and for-which they have been condemned to death. They go after and  capture the wireworms, cutworms,  white grubs, grasshoppers and other  parasdc hangers-on which render no  useful service.-in return for the food  they steal and destroy. ���������  By signing and sending in to the  Liberty Bell Bird Club of the Farm  Journal, Phila., Pa., the following-  pledge you may, without cost, become  a member of this club' which is encouraging bird study and protection:  "I desire to become a member of  the Liberty Bell Bird Club of the  Farm Journal, and I promise to study  and protest, all song and insectivorous birds and do what I can for the  club."  FOR EASY. RUNNING, LIGHT DRAFT  AND .LONG SERVICE.    THEY ARE MADE IN CANADA  Canada Profits Greatly  Up   TO  Financial Experts Place Total  Date at $200 000,000  Sir Edmund Osier, president of the  Dominion Bank, states that the business situation in Canada at the present time is being assisted, instead of  injured, by the circumstances arising  out of the war. The prevalent depression, he declared, had been relieved  by the higher values which the war  had placed upon tlie country's produce  and by the employment induced by orders for war materials.  Some idea of the extent to which  the Dominion has benefitted by the  war may be gained from the conservative estimate of a prominent financial expert of the Dominion, who  places the amount at $200,000,000.  This, he declares, the Dominion would  never have had had it not been for the  war.  It is estimated that the textile industry, alone has benefitted to the extent of ?S,000,000 for war-orders, this  including the -orders for Canadian  uniforms, a million dollar order recently placed with Mark ��������� Workman,'(  Montreal, by the war office, and a  further four million dollar order from  the same source being let to firms all  oyer Canada.  * The depression in the steel industry  has been almost entirely dispelled by  orders    for   shrapnel shell,    armored  motor cars,    cartridge    cases,    structural steel for bridges, etc., and it is  estimated"that this industry has reaped tens of millions from such orders.  In saddlery, harness, boots, etc., it  is computed that the leather industry  has    benefitted    to    the ' amount- of  ;twenty millions by war orders  from  the  Canadian  government,    the  war  office    and    the   British and French  governments.    Rifles    and.   ammunition orders have been placed to the  extent of oyer two millions, while the  hardware business    has-benefitted to  the tune of two and a half millions  in  mess  tins,;   shovels,  etc..   Nearly  two millions have already been spent  in    Canada    for   canned meats   and  other goods for war purposes, while  it is stated that, orders placed for railroad sleepers and; other lumber commodities approximate a million with  more orders   in sight.   iRemounts for  the    British   government    have been  purchased to the approximate value of  four millions.  Conserving the  Would Seize Wheat  Just Ordinary Rains  Rise   in   Focd   Prices-in . England  Food prices have advanced twenty  per cent, in England since the outbreak of the war, according to -preliminary reports presented to a parliamentary   investigating'  committee.  Suffering among the poor has been  further increased, investigators reported, by wholesale reductions .in'  salaries. Among the poorer classes  who ars forced to live on a few  shillings a .week, the food question  it; acute.  ICggs     have  advanced   six  cents  a  dozen since the outbreak of the war;  three  cents  on  a   four  pound  beef,   mutton   and   bacon,   four  cents  a   pound,  and  tea  bread  loaf:  to  sb  cents.  The government's    demands  the   nation's   fuel   supply     has  creased the price of coal nearly  n ton.  four  upon  in-  $1.50  One of the guests at a wedding,  seeing a dismal looking young man  who appeared to be on terms of  familiarity with  the principals, said:  "Are you related.to the bride or to  the bridegroom elect?"  "Wo,"  was the gloomy reply.  ''Then," said the guest, "what interest have you in the ceremony?''  "Well," replied the young .man,  'I'm the defeated candidate."  Experiments    Disprove   Theory   That  Precipitations   From   Heavens  Can  Be Produced by Gun  Fire  So far as the records are available  the rain accompanying or immediately  following .great battles is not unlike  that which might have been expected  in the course of natural events, says  a.writer in the Popular Science Monthly. Bearing in mind the fact,-already  stated, that throughout large areas  rain occurs on an average once in  three or four days, and also the subjective fact that rain associated with  July 1 celebrations or with hattles  would doubtless not have been remembered had it not been for such associations, the hypothesis appears to have  no foundation.  In 1892 the United States government disproved the idea by experiments in which violent explosions of  djnamite were'produced within.clouds  by means of kites and balloons, wit.n  no rain following as a direct or even  as an indirect result The practice,  still followed in various Europe:u:  countries, of ..attempting to prevent  hail- by bombarding approaching  clouds or of projecting vortex rings  of smoke upward, also is without  scientific basis. The relatively feeble  convectional currents resulting from  these artificial attempts to influence  the weather are too meagre to have  any appreciable effect upon the massive convection accompanying storms-  and are wholly inadequate to influence  precipitation.  Home Demand- Not- Supplied and  Large. Exports Deplete Breeding  Cattle  The department of agriculture has  been paying special attention to the  conserving and increasing of Canada's supplies of live stock, with a  view both to mooting the demands  for home consumption and to taking  advantage of the splendid opportunities now offered for developing a largo  export trade. Prices both in Canada  and abroad for practically all kinds of  meats and dairy produce are very  ��������� high, and war conditions have accentuated the shortage of supply. On  the other hand, Canadian farmers  have not by any means kept pace  with the increased demands from  consumers at home, and the opening  up of the United States market  through |he taking off of the duty  against Canadian cattle has been followed by the export of millions of  dollars' worth of prime cattle, leaving  stocks-now on hand at a very low  ebb. In Western Canada, especially;  there has been a very severe decrease  in breeding stock. Canada has become a large importer of beef, mutton and hog products, although conditions in the Dominion should make  instead for the devolopment'of a large  export business.  During the first ten months of last  year Canada imported 3 32,2*J.8 sheep  and 4,015,152 pounds of mutton and  lamb. The imports of hog products  for the same period amounted to 57,-  575 pounds of fresh, chilled and frozen  pork and 8,340,210 pounds of pork  barreled in brine. During the same  .ten months there were imported L-  643,728 pounds of fresh, chilled and  frozen beef, and 996.S37 pounds of  beef salted in barrels.  On the other hand, exports of some  o^f these commodities are showing-  large increases. The trade in hams  and bacon, which is now being developed with Great Britain, and to a  less, extent with the eastern United  States, promises to become of steadily increasing*" importance. Packevs  now state that with- a price of seven  cent hogs to the farmers they can  successfully compete with Denmanc  iii the British market. Our export of  hams and bacon to Great Britain and  to-the eastern United States during  the first ten month-j of 19M amounted to 19,526,384 pounds, and is now  increasing rapidly month by month.  The chief danger seen by the department of agriculture is in the depleting of the breeding supplies, and an  educational campaign to induce more  widespread and vigorous efforts towards stock raising'in'all..the' provinces  is now being undertaken.  British Trade Unions Say Government  Should Seize the Whent "upply  The General Federation of Trades  Unions, in a document issued regarding tiie high prices of food in the  United Kingdom, recommends chiefly  that the British governemnt take over  all wheat supplies as has been done  in Germany.  "The British fanner," tlie document reads, "wouu suffer no real  hardship or loss if the government  commandeered the whole home-grown  and unmarketed wl.eat at ���������', shillings  (?10.50) a quarter, and immediate action on these linos would tjn - to moderate prices."  The manifesto charge-; the government with failure to anticipate aud  organize against certain consequences  of "the war and urges quick and drastic remedial action to avert a situa-1  tion  which  is "becoming, desperate.,"  The committee suggests a better  distribution of in- mi rig steamships  at ports other than London and Liverpool.    Continuing it says:'  "Now that-jroubles have developed  the govenmioiit must move, not tentatively, as if the next century would  do, but immediately. The- procedure  of r.rize courts must be expedited and  all captured ships must be ���������\air/,'l,  manned and utilized by the state for  the purpose of transporting supplies  purchased directly from the producer  and such supplies must be placed.on  the market at prices to /rover only  the . costs   and   distribution   charges."  New Boats for the C.P.R.  The  Radium as a-Fertilizer  Has   Not  Yet,   Howevsr,  Extensively  For This  If you happen to have  about the farm it may Le  member   that  Thome Baker,  Been   Used  Purpose  any radium  well to re-  a   British   scientist,   J.  has found that it may  Not Immortal  It was during the Civil war and a  raw troops of volunteers was under  fire for the first time. The experience  must have unnerved the recruits, for  when the command came to charge  they never budged. A second command likewise being ..disobeyed, the  captain shouted reproachfully: "What  the   dickens   ails    you 'fellows,   any  how  , Tire  pearl  watch  Ponds,  watch,  the  go  D'ye want to live forever?"  Watch  in  a  Pearl  feat of making a  watch in a  has   been   accomplished   by   a  making   firm     at    Cliaux   de  Switzerland.    This  wonderful  ihe  only  one  of  its  kind   in  world,  was finished a  few  days  A   pearl   which   weighs   forty-  be used to increase the .yield of  crops. '   ���������        ..-'���������> ���������.���������'.-  Anyhow he has found that when a  little over a grain of radium is put  in'a ton of soil, wheat sown in it  will sprout a week sooner and be six  inches high when the check plot is  only four inches high.  Pretty soon the rolltop desk farmers will be telling us that radium is  a fertilizer; but, of course, it is only  a stimulant which enables the crop  to take more',out of the ground without putting anything in. '       V  In view of the fact thr.t there are  only 12 grains of radium in existence  ���������commercially speaking���������the matter isn't very important to the farmer.  And yet it must be remembered"  that there are considerable amounts  of mineral matter which carry ^very  small quantities of radium,- and one  of these days agents may be about  the country trying' to sell it tc us for  our crops.  It might be well to remember that  scarcely any of the immense claims  set up regarding the use of radium  have   as   yet   received   justification.'  Melita .and. Minnedosa Will  Soon  be  Placed- in Commission -  Particulars of the two new vessels  recently   acquired     for   the   Atlantic  service by the Canadian Pacific Railway have* just come to hand.    These  two   new   steamships   have     rlready  been  named   the  "Melita"    and    the  "Minnesota," and have*'a length over  all  of  520  feet,  with  a  beam  of  67  feet, and the depth of keel to bridge  is 46  feet.    They will  be fitted with  a. combination of turbine and reciprocating engines,  driving  three' screws  and a sea speed of fifteen knots. The  vessels   will   be   of  the   popular"- one  cabin' class providing accommodation  for over five hundred cabin  passengers and 1,500 tnird eabri passengers.  A feature of the cat in accommodation  is   the  number  of  two  berth  rooms,  there  being  fifty  in all.    The  public  rooms  for  the  cabin passengers  will  be elaborately decorated and will consist  of a large lounge  and  smoking-  room   situated   on    the . prornenade  deck,  also  a gymnasium:    The  main  dining saloon will seat three l.undreci;  and live hundred and fifty can be accommodated in the third class dining  rooms. 'The "Melita" and the "Minnesota,"  like   their   Lister    ships,    tlie  "Missanabie" and the "Metagama" will  be equipped with-Babcock and Wilcox  patent   davits, which enable lifeboats  to be launched fror. either side of the  vessel,  even should the ship have a  considerable list. * The famous cruiser  stern   has   again     been     introduced,  thereby giving greater  stability  and  seaworthiness, while every device for  the safety of passengers will be provided,-including double bottoms, wireless telegraphy and submarine signalling apparatus.  It is expected th -. vessels will be  ready for service toward;* the end of  the corning season. -'  five grains and has a diameter of  about half an inch, contains all the  works. It took an employe of the  firm fifteen months to hollow out the  pearl and fix the wheels. The watch,  which is guaranteed to keep good  time and may be worn as a ring on  the finger, is for sale for $6,000.  'But it  poor,"  must indeed be very hard to  said   the  sympathetic  call-  tie  er.  "No, indeed, ma'am,"  niless caller. "It's the  in the world."  said the peri-  easiest thing  W.N.U.  1041  The growth of the co-operative  movement in .Saskatchewan is shown  by the increase in creameries in that  province. There were only four of  these in 1907 with a patronage of 213  and an output of G6,246 lbs. of butter,  while In 1914 thei s were thirteen  creameries with a paronage of 3,625  and an output of 1,101,230 pounds of  butter.  United States Wants Zeppelin  The U.S. navy department: will  shortly advertise for bids for the construction of a Zeppelin model airship  and for a number of new type aeroplanes. All tht; hlw aircraft, including the Zeppelin, are to be constructed in the United Sta'tis.  The. navy has wished for some  time to obtain a Zeppelin, but there  were no dirigible manufacturers in  the United States and no one willing  to undertake the experiment of  building one.  Navy department officials have  finalyl succeeded in finding several  big concerns which have promised to  undertake the construction of a  Zeppelin tvpe if their bid is successful.  Can't Let Germany Win  ,.A great New York newspaper has  bluntly declared that the civilized  world will'not allow Germany to prevail. We have every reason for confidence that the forces arrayed against  her will accomplish her undoing. If  it were to prove that our strength  were insufficient, the other free nations must join the struggle. Every  month that the war lasts the openly  expressed sympathy with Germany's  enemies grows louder and more insistent, and every victory that Germany  can win threatens her with new foes  to couciuer.���������London Express.  Bonar Law on the1 Splendid  Material  in the British Army  In  the course  of a recent speech,  Mr.  Honar Law, (he Unionist leader,  .made this referenoe to the services of  j ihe army: ���������*"  ) "Let mo tell you, if 1 may, an inei-  '.dent���������one of many���������which was told to  me by a friend who was at the front,  and which niado mo. realize what this  war means. ' Me said that a battalion,  full strength, went into the trenches.  They stayed there day after day without relief, resisting and resisting successfully, overwhelming forces which  were trying to drive them out. At last  the time for relief came. They came  out of the trenches but only a fourth  of those w'na had gone into them, and"  they came out under the command of  one who.-had become their senior officer,' a boy of sixteen. When they  came out he formed up his men. lie  gave them the order to march and  then he burst into tears, and fell faint-"  ing to the ground: ' While duty required it he had clone all that was  wanted of him, but when it- was over-  the strain was-too much, and he broke  down. That is the,kind of thing that  is being done by our soldiers every-.-  where, and we are proud of this.  "It was in 'numberi, a contemptible  little army, the kaiser called it, but  small as it was it is no exaggeration,  if it is no disparagement to.our French  allies who are fighting so bravely, to  say that that 'contemptible little  army' saved Paris in the hour of her  need. But-before we lu.ve done we  may need, and we must have, not a  small but a great army, and we must  have it lighting our battles now, and  we will have it.  ''In tlie ljRst few weeks I have been  present at two encampments where  soldiers are training, 2J.000 men in  each, and a liner body of men^never  shouldered a rifle in any country in  the world. It is a marvellous thing,  the number of men who under our arrangements have flocked.to enlist under the old flag. There .has been nothing like it. No army of this dimension . has .ever before been raised by-  voluntary enlistment, and it .is my  opinion-that in no country iii- the-  world could such an army have been  raised by Kuch means except iii this  country of ours. We all know that  the question of national service has  always been a debatable one, and to  have raised it now would not have  helped us to get the men. Everyone,  knows it would never be adopted in .  this country at a time like this till the  ,old system had failed, .but-";.''-we'had  been starting /with, a elban sheet one  might ,take. another view. "I at least  am.not blind,''and I am sure you. are  not, to tlie advantages of the present  system. \Ve know that under it some  who ought to have gone have remained here and we know that many  who ought not to have been called to  Lv until others had gone have gone  and are fighting the country's battles.  1 don't say that it is the best arrangement, but a' a tiniLi like this the .  best arrangement i- that" which works  most quickly. Just as we have got  all the men we need up to now"so. we  shall get them. Of this also ���������! aril  sure, that the natirn as a whole realizes the danger in which we stand,  that it is determined at all costs to  see this thing-through, and if the  men don't come voluntarily the who^  nation will demand that" they shall be  made to come compulsory."  Compensations of War  The compensation's of war are at  least as great as its horrors r.nd miseries, and they are..of a kind that harmonize with rnd illustrate 'much that  is fundamental,in the Christian ideal.  If there is any virtue in sacrifice  for an ennobling cause, in the spirit  of service that dedicates life itself  to its end, and in the brotherliness  and unity that bears down all barriers and links rich a:id poor in a common sympathy and a common devotion, then the war which has evoked  these qualities in superabundant degree is not without its redeeming  side.���������London Daily Mail.  One would like to know how-Heligoland's "First Recruit'' has been  faring in this war. J-Ie was* the first  baby born in the island after Germany  took it over in 1890, and, as he would  have to serve when he grew up, his  photograph appeared in the shop w;'n-  dows. From a witness G. Stevens heard  of liis scandalous behavior when the  Kaiser and Kaiserin visited Heligoland in state. Six girls presented the  Empress with a bouquet. '."Behind  him was the First Recruit in the arms  of his mother; the Kaiserin approached him and made to pat his cheek.  The First Recruit made one wild  clutch at the bouquet and tore the  middle out of it. Next came the  Kaiser, and, undeterred made also to  pat his check. Then the First Recruit*,  once more raised an impious hand and  smote his Sovereign across the face,  and then turned right round and  showed his back and hid his face and  refused to he comforted."���������London  Gii roil icle.  A well known bishop who has a wife  of pronounced temperament, one day  caught a small boy stealing grapes  from his vine. He reproved the offender sternly, and concluded:  "Do yon know, iny boy, why I tell  you this? There is One before Whom  ev&n I am a crawling worm. Do vou  know Who it is?"  "Sure," r \U\ the boy unhesitatingly,  "the missus."  Fire Insurance in Canada  There-are only twenty-one Canadian  fire companies repotring to the Dominion government which are Canadian  in the true sense that they are owned  by Canadian shareholders. There are  twenty-four British companies and  thirty-one American and foreign companies.  HIS,1-  boy,  was  "Why,   look   here,"  said   the  chant   who   was   in   need   of  a  "aren't you the same boy  who  in here a week ago."  "Yes,  sir,"  said   the applicant.  "I thought ������D.   And didn't I tell you  then that I wanted an older boy?"  "Yes,   sir.    That's  why   I'm   back.  I'm older now."  Big Public Works to Proceed  The war is making no difference  with government expenditures on the  big public undertakings. Last year  ordinary or consolidated.outlays were  $13,000,000 and tliits- year, iu the corresponding nine, months, $14,000,000.  Railway outlays 1.-st year were $10-  000,000, and this year .$15,000,000, but  railway subsidy payments have declined by $12,000,000.  In regard to smaller public works  there is a tendency to economize,  but all the big ones are going ahead,  money being put into circulation,  and employment being furnished to  thousands.  Pedlar���������I have a most valuable book  to sell, madam; it tells one bow. to do  anything."  Lady (sarcastically)���������Dees it tell  one how to get rid of a pestering  pedlar?  Pedlar (promptly)���������Oh, yes, madam.   Buy something from him.  S#J^    ��������� ��������� THE    SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  '���������*     i)  1  *aty. '..���������"-���������  ^   Nine rimes in ten when the liver is right the  - :9loraach and bowels are right.  CARTER'S LITTLE  ILIVER P3LLS  gently but firmly com  }>el. o lazy liver to  do its duty  -  ��������� Cure's Con-  dtipation,  Ikiaiget  Sick  Headache/and D������tro3o after Eating,  \ Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price.  Genuine must bear Signature ���������  Increase in Traffic Accidents  /$*  fy^c^y  U&ZT-Z&  fe������nflJUUKi3.I\l  XEETHSNG  iBABY IS VERY COMFORTABLE AND  9.AUQHS DURING THE TEETHING  PERIOD.   THANKS TO  Multiplication   of   Motor   Vehicles' Is  Given  as the  Cause.  An alarming increase in the num-v  ber of traffic accidents in London  streets is shown in the report of the  board of trade. The total number of  accidents recorded, is 25,800 against  22,200 for the previous year, and the  report moreover states that "the proportion of 'fatal accidents is increasing  rapidly, owing to the multiplication  of motor vehicles." Automobiles are  twice as likely to cause accidents as  horse vehicles, and the proportion of  fatal accidents is three,or four times  ..greater. The theory that the motorist  Iras such control over his machine that  ho can avoid accident is dispelled by  experience. The best hope of improvement lies with the pedestrian himself";  he must develop a new traffic sense."  Apart from accidents, the report indicates the habits of tlie Londoner arc  changing. He is getting more restless and' now makes 27.1 "journeys" a  year, as against 1-13 a year ago. Most  of the new traffic has been developed  on the electric car lines and motor  omnibus lines, indicating that the Londoner is getting away from the centre  of the city into the healthy suburbs.  SOOTHING  S  PURELY VEGETABLE���������NOT NARCOTIC  FREE TO ALL Sl-FFEFOS  Jlreuf������oro''rc(soRts"KUNDOwN:' 'ooTtha blues'  lUrrEK from KIDNEY. ni.ADDErt, NERVOUS DISEASES,  JHRONIC WEAKNESS.U!.CEKS,SK(NERUrTIONS,l'ICES. '  -jrritB (or FREE CLOTH BOUND. M^DICAl. BOOK ON .  thcio dl������������a5on-and WOHDKRFur, CUKES ef/octeit br  THE NEW FRENCH REMEDY. N������1 N������2 N.8  THERAPION^fff^.'  *b* nratir for YOUR OWN ailment.   Absolutely PR BR'  3(o'follow up'circulars. No obligations. l)it. LkClkkc  BlED.CO.HAVEKSrOCKr'O.llAUI'STEAD LONDON,KNQ  -������ WANT TO TftOYK T1URAPION WILl, CUES YO������.  PATENTS  Feathers tonhaugh & Co., head of-  3ce,��������� King.-street east, Toronto, Can-  Ma.  Copper for Germany  3r. Schuster Says, the Churches and  Colleges Will   Help Supply  "So far -as copper is concerned,  by making use of all the bronze monti-  aients and the copper cupolas of the  Churches and colleges and all the copper we have used for other purposes  3n-the last few years, Cermany would  "be able to hold out for thirty years  aiore."  Thus spoke Dr. Schuster of the  3ron Founders' Union, at the annual  meeting, of the union in Ducseldorf,  according' to a despatch received by  ihe Tijid. Dr. Schuster is reported  is having added, "If necessary in the  conquered parts of Belgium and  France we shall seize everything  aaade of copper."  How's This ?  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case of Catarrh that  cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh  Cure.  F. T. C1IEKKY & CO., Toledo, O.  We, .tho undersigned, have known F. J,  Cheney for the lasc 15 years, and believe  him perfectlj- honorable in all business  transactions and financially able to carry  out tiny obligations made by his firm.  NATIONAL BANK OP COMMERCE,-  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internal-  Toledo, O.  ly, acting directly upon the blood and mucous' surfaces of ihe system. Testimonials sent free. Price. 75 cents per bottie.  Sold by all Druggists.  - TaUe Hall's Family .Fills for constipa  tion.  America's Debt to Britain  feet your lungs and speedily lead to  pleurisy, pneumonia, consumption.  SCOTT'S EMULSION overcomes  bronchitis in. an easy, natural way.  H Its curative OIL-FOOD soothes the  inflamed membranes, relieves the  cold that causes tho trouble,  and every drop helps to  Strengthen your lungs.  /All DrxiggUti Ifava It  8������-M       REFUSE SUBSTITUTES  An Ancient Tablet  Laws of-2500 B.C. Are Found on Tablet Just Unearthed  A Babylonian tablet, believed to  have been buried for more than four  thousand years and containing the  earliest law code known, has recently  been unearthed and is in possession  of Yale University. Part of it has  been cleaned aud deciphered.  The laws are written in Sumerian,  the language of Southern Babylonian  prior to its conquest by the Semites  or Accadians in the time of Hammurabi.  The laws that have been translated  refer to legislation concerning injury  to women; the repudiation of children who have perhaps been adopted;  elopement; tlie hire of hoats and cattle, and the provision for the killing  of ,a hired ox by a lion.  Theso laws are believed to have  been written about 2500 B.C.  Recruiting Gets Impetus  Fighting Men Stirred by News of- Indian   Successes   at   the   Front .  A special despatch from Dehli says  ���������"All India re-echoes the tribute  paid by Ilig Excellency the Viceroy  at the recent opening of the council  to tlie-'commander-in-chief of the army  in India. The work of the military  departments is regarded as splendid.  Large numbers of Indian army reserve officers arc offering to serve  with the Indian regiments.  "Recruiting for the Indian army  continues with remarkable enthusiasm. The lighting races have been  greatly stirred by the news of Indian  successes at the front. Indian wounded who have returned are most enthusiastic in their praise of the kindness and attention which'they have  received in Europe. The volunteer  movement has been given great impetus throughout the country, and  us ful gifts to be forwarded to the  combatants and the sick are being received daily."  Dr. Charles Eliot Tells Why He Supports the Allies  "All of the early practice of liberty  and the teachings of'John Milton  about civil and religious liberty; the  assurance, finally, that national efficiency can be developed to a higher  degree under free than under autocratic institutions."  Such, in the words of Charles W.  Eliot, president emeritus of Harvard,  is the debt wo owe to Britain, the reason for American sympathy with her  in her present struggle.  "I have received many letters expressing displeasure at my stand in  favor of the allies," he said. "They  ask me if I am an Englishman, and  where I was born, and what tho  British pay me, and what, also, we  owo to Britain. So I have thought  about our debt to Britain."  This debt, he said, lay in her practice and teachings of civil and religious liberty; in ]ier example that  a nation could be more efficient under  free  than  under  autocratic rule.  A Guaranteed Medicine  "    *   For Little Ones  Holloway's Corn Cure takes the corn  3iit byHhe' roots.   Try it and prove it.  245 Homesteads Taken up in a Week  The government records show that  during the last week in January no  !ess than'245 homesteads Avere taken  ���������ap in Western Canada. Of these  Manitoba !got 60, Saskatchewan 83,  Alberta 98 and British Columbia 4.  Over 65 per cent, of the new arrivals  were English speaking, 61 being Canadian, 50-t British and 49 American.  ���������The remainder were from continental  Europe.  During the same period 108 Americans crossed the northern line, bringing with -them $10,000 in cash. Practically half of them are farmers and  about 30 domestics, four mechanics  and a number of clerks.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  "Now," said the farmer to the new  Jiand from the city, "I want you to  ���������dean up the pigsty and the stable and  &e henhouse and all the other houses  ol the stock."  * And the hand worked vigorously-for  ������������������.*��������� couple-of days. Then he appeared  ���������before his employer .wit'1 both eyes  nearly closed, his mouth swollen and  red lumps all over his face and neck  and hands.  "Gimme my money," he said; "I'm  3-goin' to quit."  "What's the matter?" asked the  farmer.   ���������   .  "I don't know what's the matter,"  said the-victim, "but it happened  /.���������hen I started to clean the beehive."  Baby's   Own   Tablets   are   a   good  An Easy Pill to Take���������Some persons  have repugnance to pills because of  their nauseating taste. Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are so prepared as to  make them agreeable to the most fastidious.. The most delicate can take  them without feeling the revulsion  that follows-the taking of ordinary  pills. This is one reason for the popularity of these celebrated pills, but  the main reason' is their high tonical  quality as a medicine for the stomach.  Captured a General  An Algerian sharpshooter named  Bel Hadi Hamad, at present in hospital near St. Malo, is the hero of an  exploit which resulted in the capture  of the German General Freise. The  Algerian was the first of a party of  French troops to enter a farm occupied by the general and some staff  officers. He at once threw himself  upon the general, who fired two revolver shots at him, wounding him  seriously in the right ankle and the  left hip. The gallant sharpshooter,  however, undaunted by the pain of his  Use Your Own Town  We  sometimes   wonder  how  many  citizens use this town to (ho greatest  possible   advantage     to   themselves.  Suppose  everybody  looks  upon   this  town as an organization designed especially to contribute to his comfort,  his progress and his happiness. What  has   it  to   offer   that  he  must  have  in   order to be happy and contented  aud that he cannot secure elsewhere?  How  often  does  the  citizen���������farmer  or townsman���������as he goes to the bank  to cash a check or to the post office  to mail a -letter, think of what condition's would he without bank or post  office?   Can   he   imagine    bank   and  post office  without  a town?  Can  he  imagine  a  town  without  stores   and  other  places  of business?    Can    he  imagine the existence of stores without patronage? Let him for a moment  consider  the   intimate   relations   and  connections that exist between local  population and the patronage of local  raerchauts, the supporting and maintaining   of   schools,     churches     and  places of amusement, the performing  of governmental functions, and indf.ed  tho     maintenance     of    civilizat'cn.  Though he may shut his eyes to these  connections and ignore his ilut7 in the  premises,  the   connections  none   the  less, exist and  the  duty is none  the  less obvious.���������American Lumberman.  REMEMBER! The ointment  |g} you put on your child's skin gets  into the system just as surely as  food the child cats. Don't let  impure fats and mineral coloring  matter (such as many of-^the  cheap ointments contain) act  into your child's blood ! Zam-  Buk is purely herbal. No poisonous coloring". Use it always.  50c. Box at All Druggists and Stores.  "p^J^ILDRENS   SORE3  Not War Vessels  Baby Eczema  Becomes Chronic  U.S.   Government   Will   Not  Stop   Export of Curtiss Hydro-Eero-  planes  In reply to Germany's recent protest against the building of hydroaeroplanes by American manufacturers for England and Russia, Secretary  Bryan has informed Count Von Berns-  torff, the German ambassador, that  the state department does not concur  in the contention tha such craft might  be regarded as vessels of war, "whoso  delivery o belligerent states by neutrals should be stopped."  The correspondence on the suhject  was made public by air. Bryan. On  January 19 Count Von Bernstorff  wrote giving details of the purchase of  the airship America; the ordering of  five more of the same type and ot 36  hydro-aeroplanes of a different model.  Russia, he said, had also ordered a  number of machines, all this being  from the Curtis^ people.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Look to Canada for Wheat  A man's best possessions are his  family, his neighbors and his town.  Aivay from-home buying never helps  Ibem and often hurts them.  W.N.U. 1041  Pastoral    Industry   Gaining^  Favor   in  the Commonwealth  - Interviewed concerning a cable  from Wellington -to the effect that  the New Zealand government had arranged for the purchase of 1,000,000  bushels of Canadian wheat for delivery next July, Hon. Mr. Mackenzie,  New Zealand high commisisoner in  London, said that he had been buying  wheat since the Avar started, but this  was the largest order. For some  years, he said New Zealand's wheat  output had been diminishing in favor  of pastoral industry, aud it was likely the commonwealth would in future  have to look more and more to Canada for her wheat supply. The high  commissioner acknowledged New  Zealand's debt to Canada for her present efficiency in dairy production.  Having recently returned from  Egypt where, with -Sir George Reid,  the Australian and New Zealand expeditionary . forces were visited, the  Hon. Mr. Mackenzie said lhat the men  only regarded their work in Egypt as  a preliminary duty. They said they  had set out to fight tho Germans, and  did not want to return without facing  them.  ings, hurled himself upon his adversary, throwing him to the ground  with a hayonet thrust in his stomach.  At the same moment other French  soldiers dashed into the farm, and  General Freise was made prisoner.  medicine;  for little ones.    They    are   wotuids, and overmastering his suffer-  guaranteed by.a government analyst    to be absolutely free from the opiates  and narcotics found in so-called  "soothing*' mixtures. Thoy cannot  possibly do harm���������they always do  good. Once a mother has given them  to her little ones she will use no. other  medicine. Concerning them Mrs. Jos.  Desrosiers, St.-Alphon.se, Que., says:  "Baby's Own Tablets saved my little  one's life when he/Was suffering from  worms and I would not he without  them." The Tablets are sold by medicine dealers oi' by mail at 25 cents a  box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co. Brockvilie, Ont.  - The immigration movement between the United States and Canada  lias naturally lessened in volume during the past few months, but it is  still in favor of Canada. During the  .week ending January 19th, for instance, there entered Western Canada  from the U.S.A. 102 settlers wi'h cash  valued at $45,317, of whom sixty-nine  were American citizens' and 38 farmers. Tn the same-period of 1914 there  left Canada to reside permanently in  the United States " 52 "persons', ��������� of  whom fiftem were farmers.  Sense About Food  Facts Worth Knowing  The arithmetic lesson that day had  been hard and trying, aiid now, at the  closing hour, Tommy stood before the  teacher, waiting to hear results.  "Your last problem is wrong," was  the verdict. "You will have to stay  after school r.nd do it again."  Tommy looked at the clock. "Tell  me, teacher, how much r.m^.1 out?" he  asked.  "Your answer is two cents short."  Tommy's hand dived into the pocket  where his most treasured possessions  were stored. Swiftly he separated two  pennies from a bunch of strings, a pen  knife, some marbles and pieces of  chalk.  "I'm in a hurry." he said; "if you  don't mind I'll pay the difference."  It is a serious question sometimes  to know just'what to eat when a person's stomach is out of order and most  foods cause trouble.  Grape-Nuts food can be taken at any  time with the certainty that it will digest. ' Actual experience of people is  valuable to anyone interested.  A woman writes: "I had suffered  with indigestion for about four years,  ever since an attack of typhoid fever,  and at times could eat nothing but the  very lightest food, and then suffer so  with my stomach 1 would wish I never  had to oat anything.  "I was urged to try Grape-Nuts and  since using it I do not have to starve  myself any more, but I can eat it at  any time and feel nourished and satisfied, dyspepsia is a thing of the pa3t,  arrd 1 am now strong and well.  ".My husband also had an experience  with Grape Nuts. He was very weak  and sickly one spring, and could not  attend to his work. He was put under  the doctor's care but medicine did noj-  seem to do him any good until he began to leave off ordinary food and use  Grape-Nuts. It was surprising to see  the change in him. He grew hotter  right off. and naturally he has none  but words of praise for Grape-Nuts.  "Our boy thinks he cannot eat a  meal without Grape-Nuts, and he  learns so fast at school that his teacher comments on it. I am satisfied that  it is because of the great nourishing  elements in Grape-Nuts.  This mother is right. Grape-Nuts  food is a certain and remarkable re-  builder of body, nerves and brain.  "There's a Reason."  Ever read the above letter? A new  one appears from time to time, "'hey  are genuine, true and full of huYnan  Interest.  Causing   Great Suffering and  Anxiety  ���������Prompt Relief :nd Cure by Dr.  Chase's  Ointment'  This    is    one   reason   why    every  mother should know about Dr. Chase's  Ointment, since it is an unfailing cure  for all itching skin diseases.  Mrs. F. Clarke, Belmont. Man.,  writes: "My baby had eczema on  her car. The sore was very bad and  nothing seeme.i to do her much good.  Hearing of the remarkable cures Dr.  Chase's Ointment was making, we  sent for some, and after the third application the sore began to heal. I  am glad to say that it is quite well  how, and we give the credit to Dr.  Chase's Ointment. We cannot recommend this preparation too highly."  Here is another letter, which tells  of the cure of a five weeks old baby:  Mrs. Wallace Mingon, River John  Road, Colchester County, N.S., writes:  "My little girl took eczema when she  was five weeks old. Though we doctored her until she was nearly a.year  old, she got no better. I was advised  to use-Dr. Chase's Ointment, and this  treatment completely cured  her."  Joins Army to Get Even  The Ottawa Free Press says: "Because a German won a ranch from  him in a poker game, several months  ago, a 'six-foot-two' westerner has enlisted with the 8th C.M.R., seeking  revenge. The young giant arrived in  the city a couple of days ago in  charge of a carload of racehorses and  ���������when he heard that a mounted regiment was being raised here, immediately went to headquarters and enlisted.  "I've got a lasting grudge against  the Germans, and I'm going to get  even some day. I guess there is no  better way than by going to war. I  may run against my friend," he said,  Many novel reasons are advanced by  young fellows recruiting for the war,  hut officers agree that this is the  most interesting yet heard.  Machinery  r hat Mothers Farm Credit  Says   the  June   bulletin  issued  by  the   Muskogee   (Oklahoma)   National  bank:  "Every farmer should pay attention  to the care of machinery and tools.  It not only is careless and reckless to  permit various kinds of implements to  be scattered around the farm and exposed to all kinds of weather, but the  actual money loss is worth while.  Much machinery becomes useless on  account of rust, decay and neglect.  Few things do mor> to establish  credit for tho farmer than attention  and care given to implements and  vehicles. Everything a farmer has  to work with should be kept in a  clean, dry place ready for use on demand. This suggestion is especially  valuable now before harvest and the  wise farmer will have his mower  and binder in Iirst class condition so  that no time is lost when suddenly  needed."  The mower left out all winter has  smothered many a loan!  Miller's Worm Powders  can  do no  injury to the most delicate child. Any  child, infant or in the state of adoles-  ence, who is infested with worms, can  take this prepaartion without a qualm  of  the   stomach,  and  will   find  in  it  a   sure   relief   and   a   full   protection  from    these destructive pests, winch  are   responsible   for- much     sickness  and great suffering to legions of little  ones.  Thousand German Papers Suspended  Speaking in Berlin at a meeting-  of the German Lyceum club, Mr.  Alexander Deitz, director of the  Wolff Agency, said that one thousand  German papers, .one hundred and  twenty of them political ones, had  been forced to cease publication owing to  the war.       *S  j'l .SS"  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  The Cocos Island, where the German cruiser Euiden 'put up its last  fight, is orio of the most romantic  places in the Pacific. It is a coral  reef, really, fringed with palm trees,  and lying"about. 350 miles from the  Dutch East Indies.  The king of the island*is a colored  man named Ross rich as a trader,  and despotic among his own people.  He is the descendant el a Scottish  sailor of 1830, who' established himself on the island, planted palm trees  by the thousand, and settled down  with'a colored spouse. Life went  very well in those solitude:! then.  Of course, there was always the fear  that a tidal wave might sweep the  island with a sudden tornado of  waters, and (toss was never quite  certain whether his strip of land  would make up its mind to stay  where it was, or whether it would  sink back again to the depths. But  he chanced it. And the Island stayed on  top and  Ross  stayed  with  it.  ITCHED ID BURNED  ���������   ���������   ��������� ���������   Unsightly, [ Could Not Put Hand in  Hot Water. Very Painful. Used  Cuticura Soap and Cuticura  Ointment.   Completely Healed, .  Imperial, Sask.���������"My eczema appear?:!  as a rash and itched and burned very badly.  It was certainly unsightly and I could not;  put ray hand in hot water or  work at all when it was at. Dm  |'l worst. Both my arms went  covered with the eczemii and it;  was very painful. I tried  several things, hut none- tlM  fK;iny #oud until ono day tha  chemise   advised   mo   to   try  it.  itt  thinR ho know of. I immediately used It.  washing my arm."* and hands with the Cuticura .Soap and then applying the Cuticura  Ointment. Tho first dressing relieved tlio  irritation and in a month all signs of that)  awful disease had none. 1 was completely  cured." (.Slg<cd) Kiiward Lawrence, Jan.  31, 1911.  .y "  * '   *   *"   '"   ''���������'  Y Culieura Soap and Ointment.  '    saying it wa:; by far the be-0  Samples Free by Mail  In kcIoiUIiik a toilet and a skin you" why  not. prormro ono possessing delicate emollient proper!les suQlcient to allay minor  Irritations, remove redne.'.i and roughness;  prevent pore-clogging, soften and sootlia  sensitive conditions, and promote skin and  scalp hcallh generally? Such a soap, combined with tho purest of saponaceous in-  GTcdicnts and most fragrant and refreshing;  of flower odors, is Cuticura Soap. Although  Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment ara  sold by druggists everywhere, a sample of  each with .'*2-p. Skin Hook will bo sent fre������  Upon request. Address post-card '.' C'uli*  cura, Dopt. I), Iloston, U. 8. A.".,'' THE   SUN,    /JRAND   FORKS,   b. C,  QJlf? d>ratt&3fark������ Bun  G. A.  Evans. Editor and Publisher  SUBSOKIFTION RAXKS i  One 5fear *1.50  Ono Year (lei advance)  l.OCi  One Year, in United States  1.&0  Address all communications to  Thk Gka.no Fokks Sun.  Phone 1174 Gbahd Forks, B. C  can take their choice of these  stories until our private detective sends in his report. i  FRIDAY, APRIL 9,   1915  Too much reliance should  not be placed in the report  son1} out from Victoria a few-  days ago to the effect that the  provincial elections had been  indefinitely postponed. There  is no one in Victoria at present who can act authoritatively in this matter.  The appreciable increase of  support which tho Liberal  cause is at present receiving  from city and country newspapers in this province is uot,  by any means, the least encouraging sign of success at  the polls.. In the last provincial campaign the Victoria  Times and The Sun had a  monopoly of this work.  Thirty-six of the delegates  that unanimously nominated  Hon. Thomas Taylor at Re-v-  elstoke .last week were government employees. There is  no Tory machine in B. C!  Don't  wait  too .lornj;  have that  to  The old Tory cartoons used  in the last Dominion elections  are beginning to make then-  reappearance in the newspapers, of this province. If  any significance can be attached to this incident, it is  that we are not far removed  from a federal election. The  cartoons are evidently supplied the Conservative papers  from Ottawa.  An unsolvable political mystery in the Grand Forks constituency appears- to be the  . present status of our road superintendent. Some people  say he has lost his job. Others  say he still holds it, while another rumor maintains that he  has been suspended until  after the election, in order to  appease the wrath of a certain element in the Conservative ranks opposed to him,  and that after the election,  should the Tories be victorious, he will be installed in his  former position.   Our readers  Agricultural Bulletins  So great has been the demand for  bulletins, pamphlets records and reports upon the publications branch  of tbe department of agriculture at  Ottawa as a result of the Patriotism  and Produc'ion movement, that it  has been found impossible to comply with all the applications as  promptly as could be desired. Of  gome of the bulletins the supply has  been exhausted and no time has  been afforded for reprinting, while  of others the quantity asked for individually has been such that in  stant compliance, would mean many  applicants might have to go without. This has meant extra correspondence arid consequent delay.  The situation is, of course, satisfactory as indicating the success of the  campaign, and the widespread interest created, but the inability to  respond on the instant with the mul  titude of applications is greatly ��������� regretted. At the same time it is im  possible that the size of tbe demand  could have been foreseen. As fast-  as possible the requests will be attended lo, but in the meantime there  will have to be printing and in cases  revising. In such cfrcuinstances  patience appears to be a desirable  and necessary quality,  reset.   Your diamond set  while you wait.  We have a  nice line of  mounts in stock now7  Ai Oi MORRISON grandVorks/b'.c*  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS  GLEAN-UP NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given thut ' all  householders and property owners  of the city are required to have, their  pieces cleaned of all rubbish and old  cans, the same to be placed in a box  in a convenient place for removal  free of charge bv the city team April  15th. If such cleaning is not done  on or before that date the same will  lie done by the city and the expense  charged up to the property so  cleaned.  Chairman .of  The Board of Health  10   AKKlyfe   " a C a) ������a CAR OF SEED GRAIN  Seed Potatoes���������Early Hose, Early  Six  Weeks,   Carmen   No.   I   and  ��������� American Wonder.. Field and Gar  den Seods of all kinds on hand at right prices.  TERMS   CASH  10., P..  PHONE 95     FIRST STREET, GRAND FORKS    P. 0. BOX 610  John Wanamaker says in Judicious  Advertising:      "Advertising    doesn't  jerk; it pulls.    It begins /'tsry gently \  at first, but tho pull is steady.    lb in-1  creases day by day and year   by year,  until it exerts an irresistible   power.". |  Prince Rupert���������T  D. Pattullo.  ��������� Revelstoke���������Dr. Sutherland.  Richmond���������G. G. McGeer.  Sitiiilkarneen���������R. S. Conkling.  "Slocan���������C. H. Nelson.  Trail���������W. H. Sullivan.  Vancouver South���������J.   W. Weart.  Vancouver���������Ralph Smith, M. A.  Macdonald, J. W. deB Farris, Aid.  Dr. Mcintosh, J. S Cowper and  Patrick Donnelly.  Victoria���������H. C. Brewster, John  liart, Geo. Bell/H. C   Hall.  Yale���������James Walters.  Libaral Candidates  The following have been no mi  nated, so far, to stand in the Libera!  interest in the  districts   mentioned:  Atlin���������Frank Mobley.  Cariboo���������J. M. Yorston.  ' Chilliwack���������E. D. Barrow.  Columbia���������G.  L.   Buckham.  Comox���������Hugh Stewart.  Cranbrook���������Dr. King.  Delta���������A. D. Patterson.  Dewdney���������John Oliver.  F^rt George--C. A. Gaskell.  Greenwood���������Dr J. D.   MacLea.n.  Kamloops���������F. W  Anderson.  Kaslo���������John Keen.  Nelson���������A. M. Johnson.  Okanagan North���������Dr. K. C. Mac  Donald.  Okanagan South���������L. V. Rogers. ���������  Omineca���������A. M. Manson.  THE  [AND FORKS FEED & PRODUCE GO  Carries a Complete Stock of  Cement, Lime and Plaster  Seed Grain  and Garden Seed  ridge Street  Grand ^orts, B. C,  IS NEAT MA  SECOND STREET, NEAR BRIDGE.  Fresh and Salt Meats, Poultry always on hand,  Highest market price paid for live  stock.  PHONE 58 and receive prompt and courteous attention.  *OUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OB INDIGESTION  Each "Pape's Diapepsin" digests 3000  grains food, ending all  stomach  misery in five minutes.  Time it! In fivo minutes all stomach distress \.ill go. No indigestion,  heartburn, sourness or belching ot"  gas, aciJ, or eructations of lindigested  food, no dizziness, bloating, foul  breatli or headache.  Pape's T)iapepsin is noted for its  speed in regulating upset stomachs.  It is the surest, quickest stomach remedy in.tho whole world and besides it  is harmless. Put an end to stomach  trouble forever by getting a large  fifty-cent case of Pape's Diapepsin  from any drug store. You realize in  five minutes how needless it is to suffer from indigestion, dyspepsia- or any  stomach disorder. It's the quickest  surest and most harmless stomach  doctor in th������ world:���������  Don't tpll people thnt yon arp as  good an the)' are; show them lhat  vou are hetter.  About the time the  average   man  learns how to live he quits the game  Women can see through each  other and yet they are not all slender.  0 CENT "CASCARETS"  FOR LIVER AND BOWELS  Cure    Sick    Headache,    Constipation,  Biliousness,   Sour   Stomach,   Bad  Breath���������Candy  Cathartic.  No odds how bad your liver, stom-  I ach or bowels; how much your head  I iches,  how  miserable  you  are  from  j cunsiipaiion,   Indigestion,   biliousness  i and sluggish bowels���������you always get  relief   with   Cascarets.     They   imme-  . diately cleanse and regulate tho stoai-  I ach, remove the sour, fermenting food  : and foul gases;  take the excess bile  from the liver and carry off the constipated    waste    matter   and    poison  from  the   intestines  and  bowels.     V  10-cont  box   from  your druggist  will  keep   your   liver   and   bowels   clean;  stomach   swoet   and   head   clear   for  ,' months.    They work while you sleep.  When doing that work in Franklin and  Gloucester  Camps this season, Qet your Supplies at tne  Gloucester General Store a full line of General  Merchandise, Groceries, Boots, Shoes and Dry Goods,  Hardware. Prices very reasonable. Quotations on  request.  THOMAS FUNKLEY, Prop.  i    The Sun only costs $1 a year.    It  prints all the news.  HANSEN 8 GO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  YoL Gait Goal  N  ow  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  TkijHimionks;  Oki-ick, Rfifl Ffpof Qtpppf  Uanhkn-a KKSI^)K^���������c���������E.R:^8,"������), "HCCl  Accept, no substitutes, but  get the  original���������The Grand   Forks Siid. It  gathers and piints   the   news  of the  city and district, first.  The Sun, at SI a year, in superior  to any $2 a year paper printed in the  Boundary. This is the" reason why  we do not have ro resort to gambling  s-chemos to Rain new subscribers or to  hold those we already have.  DR. DeVAN'S FRENCH PILLS ������  gulating Pill for Women. $5 a box or three for  $10. Sold.at all Drug Stores, or mailed to any  address on receipt of price. ���������Thb Scobeu. Dbuo  Co., St; Catharines, Ontario.    PHOSPHONOL FOR MEN. flS  Vitality; for Nerve and Brain; increases "trroy  matter"; a Tonic���������will build you up. $3 i> lio.t, <.:  two for $5, at drug stores, or by mr.il c.: r- <v'' i'  of price fp. The Scouem, Druo Co., St. (JculiuW.-f.  Ontario.  ite Wyanclottes  That Lay and Win  I won   at  fall show 1st and 2nd  cockerel; 1st, 2nd arid 3rd pullet.  1st and 2nd pen.  At winter show I   made four  an tries  and won   2nd   cock, 1st cockerel, 1st  hen, 1st pen and silver cups  Egfifs from the above are $2.00  for lo, and special prices given  on more than lo.  White Orpingtons  [ won at ihe winter show, making five entries. 2nd cock; 1st,  2nd and 3rd hen, 1st pen and  silver cup.  I have one pen of these  mated up   at  SI.50 a setting of 15.  I have two crosses mated up.  Red pullet with Brown Leghorn  cock and White Orpington hens  with   White   Leghorn   cockerel.  Eges $1.50 for 12.  E.E.W. MILLS  GRAND FORKS,  B. C.  W. F. ROBIN  GENERAL TRANSFER WORK  WOOD     AND     ICE:  OFFICE AT PETRtE'S STORE  PHONF 64      GRAND FORKS, B. C.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and. Good  Horses; at All Hours at  the "  Model Livery Barn.  Burns $ 0'Ray;Props.    ^  Phone 68 Second Street  Grand   Forts Transfer  PHONE 129  Sole Agenti for  Teaming, of All Kinds.  Bus and Baggage at All  Trains.  Mclnfyre 8  Mclnnis, Proprietors  Yale  Barber  Shop  Kazor Honing a Specialty. ���������  P. A.  Z,  PARE,  Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street.  nartinriullen  All Kinds of Dray ing  DEALER IN  Wood and Coal  OFFICE AT  The Mann Drug Co. fs Store  PHONE 35  RESIDENCE PHONE R 18  Marriage  Prohibited  Without a proper license  If you issue Marriage Licenses, tell the young folks  about it in ourClassIf led Ads.  They all know a license is  necessary, but they don't all  know where to get one.  This paper is popular with  the young people.  Geo. E. RIassie  Fashionable  Ladies' and Gentlemen's  TAILORING  of Every Description  Bridge Street  Grand Forks, B. G.  THE  LONDON DIRECTORY  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  the  world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each close of goods. Besides being a complete commercial guide to London oriri Its  iiiburbs, the directory contaius lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the Oolonlnl  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged tinder the Ports to which they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A. copy of the ourrent edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD.  25; Abchurch Lane, London, E C.  Pays for The  the brightest  Sun for an entire year.   It is  paper in the Boundary cou itry THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C  LIBERALPUTFORM  The following is the platform of the  Liberal party of -British Columbia,  which principles we pledge ourselves  to bring into operation when elected  to power:  1���������Free Lands for Settlers���������  None for~ Speculators, (a) We believe that agricultural land ' should be  disposed of only on such conditions as  will insure its continuous use and occupation.  (b) We will utilize as far as pract-  cable .the resources of the province in  developing and making accessible  the agricultural and other latent  wealth of the province by good roads  or water communication where' necessary.  (c) Free homesteads to actual settlers. Holders/of pre-emptions to be  given benefit of this provision.  - (d) Advances to settlers on easy  terms to assist in clearing, dyking, irrigation and other permanent improvements.  (e) Surveys of all  accessible   agricultural lands to be rapidly completed  and  survey  sheets and all necessary  information to be made easily  availa  ble to the public      . v ...  (f) Settlemeni en block   to  be dis  couraged by the  removal  of  reserves  which scatter population  and greatly  increase the cost of-roads, schools and  other necessary facilities.  (g) No public lands  for the specu  lator.  2���������Transportation (a) Co operation* with the Dominion government  in securing all-rail connection betwaen  the .railway systems of Vancouver  island and the railway systems of the  mainland.  (b) The construction of a line owued  and controlled by the government to  give direct communication by the best  route as to grades and distances be  tween the Similkameen and other  interior points and the coast.  (c) The husbanding of the provin  cial credit to assist lines that will open  up new territory.'  (d) We oppose-prouincial credit  and reserve being wasted in paralleling existing lines. *  (e) Abolition of the system of giv-  "fng away crown.lands   for. towns'ites,  iree. of taxation and under railway  control.  (f). All francises for the construction, operation, and ownership or leasing of government aided roads to be  .open to public competition.  (g) The province toco-operate with  tie Dominion in aiding highway con  struction. .  (h) The prevention of over-capitalization of railways.  . (i)'Aid U> railways not to exceed  what is reasonably necessary to secure  construction.   . ,  (j) Freight, passenger and express  rates and telegraph tolls of all government-aided roads to be under the  furisdiction of the Dominion railway  commission.  (k) With a view to meeting, the  demand for the transportation^ grain  from Saskatchewan and Alberta, the  immediate construction of government  owned elevators.  (1) The people to control the railways, and not the rail ways.the people.  3���������Timber, (a) We condemn with  out reserve, the wholesale disposal of  timber lands to speculators which has  been the only timber policy of the  present government.  ' (b) The survey, cruising and valuation of timber lands by the govern  ment before alienation, and the disposal of all such lands by public competition to actual users.  (c) Improved methods of preventing timber waste, and systematized reafforestation.  (d) Hand loggers' licenses to be  granted where conditions warrant  (e) Stability of tenure, crown dues  and ground rents to be fixed for  definite periods.   .  4���������Public Protection in Respect  to Coal, (a) Coal lands not to be  alienated, but leased under conditions  to be fixed periodically by the legislature  (b) Wherever practicable and necessary, government operation of coal  mines to be at once undertaken with  a view to the protection ,of the consuming public.  5���������Practical Education, (a) We  commend the appointc'ent of a representative advisory board in educational matters, such as exists in all  other provinces.  (b) The present school curriculum  is so overloaded with subjects as to  render thorough education in any  branch impossible.  (c) The increase of manual and  agricultural training Establishment  of   an   efficient   system   of technical  schools.  ���������   (d) The present school system bears  unjustly   on   settlers   in unorganized  'districts and   should   be  immediately  adjusted.  (c) AH political partisanship should  be eliminated from the education department.  6���������Representation, (a) Personal  registration and regular periodical system of redistribution.  (b) We  are pledged   as a party to  equal  suffrage  In your favor is good prin t-  ing.    It starts  things  off in  your favor. People read your  arguments,  reasons, conclusions, when attractively presented.    It   carries   weight.  Enterprising men use GOOD  printing   because   it GETS  BUSINESS.    If you  don't  already known  our kind of  printing,  let us show  you.'"  It's  a  certtinty that we can  save you money, too.  provide   for  the  women with men,  7���������Taxation, (a) Exemption of  improvements on gall lands paying  taxes to the provincial government  (b) A readjustment of the system  of taxation whereby, the province will  receive a fairer proportion of the unearned increment.  (c) Immediate reform of the present costly, cumbersome and .inequitable system of collecting school taxes  in unorgdnized districts  8���������Labor���������Workmen's  Compen  sation Without Litigation, (a) The  creating   of  a   provincial department  of   labor and   free   government labor  bureaus.  ^b) A thorough and frequent inspection of.all industrial premises to  insure health, sanitation   and   safety.  (c) The complete prohibition of  child labor in factories and-shops  (d) The establishment by the gov  eminent of a permanent industrial insurance commission, independent of  politics: This commission to have full  charge of a system providing positive  compensation to employees for injury  received during employment, without  recourse to litigation, and giving em  ployers the benefit of accident insurance at minimum cost.  (e) The extension of the workmen's  compensation act to cover all hazardous employments.  (f) The payment of wages at least  fortnightly.  (g) The minimum wage, the eight-  hour day and, * six day week on all  public and government-aided work.  9���������Oriental Immigration (a) We  stand for a white British Columbia  and advocate continuously increasing  stringency in immigration laws until  this result is attained, and the total  exclusion of Orientals from the province  (b) We insist on enforcing strict  sanitary regulations in congested districts,  10���������Extension of Municipal Powers (a) Increase of local control in  municipal matters.  (by Election of license and police  commissioners by popular vote.  11���������Public Ownership op Utilities. We adhere to the principles of  public ownership of all public.utili  ties, the limitation -of terms of fran  chises to corporations, renewing the  same if in the public interest on  equitable terms.    .  12-���������Local Control of Liquor  Traffic, (a) The complete removal  of the liquor question from party  politics-.  (b) Control of the   traffic   by    mu  nicipalities,   or  in unorganized territory, in locally elected authorities  (c) The adoption of a local option  law.  (d) The regular inspection of all  liquor offered for sale.  13���������Public Accounts We insist  on providing for an absolutely independent public auditor gener-el, appointed and   controlled  absolntely by  legislature.  14.���������Fishery Control, (a) Immediate steps to restjre the fishing industry to white fishermen.  (b) The protection of British Columbia fisheriesfrom foreign poachers  by adequate policing of Canadian  waters.  15���������Protection of Water Supply. The retention of all timber  lands on watersheds tributary to  cities, towns and municipalitiec, and  the recovering by the government of  the present alienated properties  16���������Torrems System of Registration of Titles. The present system of land registration is expensive  and cumbersome and we pledge our?  selves to the adoption of the Torrens  system of titles and the reduction of  registration fees.  17���������Nonpartisan Civil Service.  The organization of the civil service  commission for both inside and out  side service, so that %he appointments  will be based on fitness and not on  partisan service.  8  (������  The Sun gathers  and   prints the  news first.    It is not a pirate.  Phone R 74.  Sun Print Shop  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION  NOTICE is hereby given that the.  partnership heretofore subsisting be  tween us the undersigned as Livery  Stable Keepers at the City of Grand  Forks, B. C., has been dissolved by  mutual consent. All debts owing to  the said partnership are to be paid to  M. H. Burns and all claims against  the said partnership are to be presented to the said M. H. Burns, by  whom the same will be settled.  Dated at Grand  Forks, B.C.,   this  Kith day of February, A.D. 1915.  Witness: W. B. Cochrane.  M. II. Burns.  D. O'Rav.  ow To Win  ������lTXIt^S  More Victories Are  Won by Siege Tac=  . tics Than by As=  saults  c_/lpply thiF to business  and see what it means:  It means that continuous  and steady advertising is  more reswtful than campaigns that come and go,  come and go with long inter-  valj' in betwaen.  For   an   advertiser   with  goods to sell to suspend his  selling    efforts   now   is   to  make conditions  worse for  himself,  and is   no sign  of  that courage  which is supposed    to   possess     eveiy  Canadian heart in these war  times.  The Sun affords the merchant an excellent medium  for advertising his goods. It  is read by everybody in  Grand Forks and the surrounding country on account  of its Superior news service,  and has, besides, a large outside circulation.  Win and Hold Your Position  in Business by Steadfastness in Attack  P  The yran  ori&s \mnm sun. brand forks, b..c.  "NERVILINE" STOPS EARACHE IN 10 SECONDS.���������"*  FIXES TOOTHACHE IN 2 MINUTES  It Seems to Possess Almost  Some Divine Power  Over Pain  RUB     ON     NERVILINE  Toothache is usually duo to neuralgia in.tho gimi3 or to the congestion  and swelling of the nervo pulp.  As "Nerviline" relieves congestion,  you can easily see why it cures toothache.  Nerviline does more���������cures any ache  or pain���������in any part of! the body.  It matters not where your pain is.  It may be in a joint or muscle; it may  be neuralgia- or lumbago; :'; may be'  a surface pain is deeply situated in.  the back, side or chest. Nerviline will  reach it;  Nerviline will drive it out.  What is Nerviline, you ask? Just a  liniment, but very much stronger in  pain-subduing power than other liniments���������ono that penetrates -more  deeply in the tissue than any other  liniment. It is a liniment that cures  quickly, that gives permanent relief.  You might spend ten or a hundred  dollars, but you couldn't buy as much  relief as you get from a single bottle  of Nerviline.  We guarantee Nerviilne; we refund  your money if it does not relieve you.  * In many lands it is a household  trust, a remedy that' has justified itself under the experience of those who  have used it. Guaranteed for neuralgia,- sciatica, lumbago, rheumatism,  pleurisy, strains or sprains; the large  50 cent family size bottle is more  economical than the 25 cent trial size.  Dealers everywhere sell Nerviline, or  direct from The ,Catarrhozono Co.;'  Kingston, Canada.  Pigs with Rheumatism  Hogs  Are  Kept   in  Cold,  Damp   Pens  Apt to.be Affected���������  M.E.R., of Elkhart county, Indiana,  says that he has a litter of. full blooded Poland China pigs, seven weeks old  that have rheumatism.: Their joints  are swollen and they are lame. He  wants to know the cause and the cure.  This form of rheumatism in pigs  can usually be taken as an indication  that care and feeding have not been  of the right kind. .Pigs kept in cold,  damp pens or subjected to exposure  are apt to be affected ;iu: this wayr  Overfeeding is another common cause.  Of course, there .may be other causes,  for instance at the beginning of an  outbreak of cholera the symptoms of  rheumatism are frequently present.  The first thing . we would advise  would be to put the pigs in dry-, comfortable quarters, if they are not already there. Keep them away from  old straw stacks or manure heaps.  Bed them weir with clean, dry straw,  in a house that is well *ventilated but  free from drafts. In the.way of medicinal treatment we quote from Dr.  Craig: "Salicylate of soda h the most  useful drug to'give in this disease. The  dose is twenty or thirty grains .in the  feed or as a drench three times a  day. Quinine and bitter tonics can  also be given. Blistering ointments  and liniments should be applied to'the  inflamed articulations."���������The Farmer's  Guide.  Banff National Park  Dogs in Warfare  F.or the  War  Ttus-  time  WATFORD MAN FOUND RELIEF  DODD'S   KIDNEY  PILLS  IN  Mr.   Robert  Taylor,  Sr.,  After  Suffering For Two Years, Tells of the  1JS Benefits    He    Got F;*om  Dodd's Kidney Pills  Watford, Ont.���������(Special)���������.Mr. Robt.  Taylor, Sr., a very estimable man living here, is telling his friends that the  pain in his back, from which he suffered for some time, has disappeared,  and that he gives all tbe credit to  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "My trouble started with a cold,"  Mr. Taylor states, "and though I  was treated by a doctor I got no  permanent relief. I had cramps in  my muscles and stiffness in my joints,  my sleep was broken and unrefresn-  ing and I perspired freely with the  least exertional had attacks of rheumatism and sciatica, and tliough I  tried many medicines I found no relief till I tried Dodd's Kidney Pills.  I must say they were a great benefit  to me."  Mr. Taylor's troubles came from  his kidneys. The diseased kidneys  failed to strain the uric acid out of  the blood and the results were as he  has stated. Dodd's Kidney Pills put  the kidneys in working order, the  uric acid was strained out of  the blood, and the troubles >;ent with  it.  Arranged With Enemy  A story is going the rounds just,  now that shows how Austria wais  delivery to belligerent states by neut-  A visitor to a West End restaurant in London, being waited on by  a particularly tall and fine looking  waiter with a foreign accent, asked  tli > man his nationality.  "Oh, I'm a Hungarian," was the  reply.  "How comes it,* then, that  strong fellow like you is not  firing line?" asked the visitor.  "Well, sir, It's like this," replied  the knight of the napkin, pointing to  a brother waiter a few tables off,  "you see that man? Well he's a  Serb, and we have vat you call  paired."  a  in  bi.g,  tho.  "I hope," said one wife to another,  "that you never nag your husband."  "Only when he is beating the rugs,'  said the '.econd one. ��������� "When he is  thoroughly irritated he makes a much  better job of it."  Granulated Eyelids,  Eyes inflamed by exposure to Sun, Dusf and Wind  quickly relieved by Murine  Eye Remedy. No Smarting,  just Eye Comfort. At  Your Druggist's 50c per Bottle. Murine Ey������  6alvcinTube9 2Sc. ForBookoIlheEyeFreeask  Pruggists or Murine Eye Remedy Co-, Chicago  tr  W.N.U. 1041  First Important Part of Government  Improvements at Banff Completed  To tourists to the coast who will  use the Canadian Pacific Railway,  either going or coming, this summer,  .the attractions offered by the railway  will be greatly supplemented by the  work already done by the Dominion  government in the development of the  Banff National Park. . While the general scheme . of Thomas H. Mawson,  the ; well, known authority on town  planniug and landscape improvement,  will be far from completion this year,  the new concrete swimming pool and  bath house originally planned by the  government and incorporated into the  scheme, has just been completed. The  pool occupies a site on the side of  the Sulphur mountain, where there is  a .'.arge spring of sulphur water rising  outof the mountain side. The pool  and bath house lie parallel to the  mountain side, one end abutting the  weir known basin, tho other covering  a* tunnel entrance to the cavo. The  structure of reinforced concrete is  built upon a bench excavated in the  mountain1 sxdc, 4,575 feet above sea  level, .and about 200 feet above the  bottom of the Bow river valley of  which it affords an excellent view.  The pool itself is 150 feet'long and  35 feet wide, with a depth varying  from o feet to S feet. The sides are  formed b}' light reinforced concrete  walls, lined with -'white enamelled  brick,.and finished at the top with a  tera cotta scum trough and hah 1 rail.  The bottom is a reinforced concrete  pavement on an asphalt base. The  bath house has a length of 137 feet; is  27 feet wide, and 40 feet high. The  roof will be used as a promenade, and  will also provide daylight for the  dressing rooms, as it consists of 4,000  square feet of prism lights. To soften  this light, and also to protect the  prisms from the steam arising'from  the bathers, there is an arch diffuser  sash over the dressing room, with  openings from which the air and  steam are removed by a fan. There  are a total of 132 individual dressing  rooms in the bath house, with fresh  water shower baths and other -toilet  facilities.  Man's  Friend  Training  in  Russia  The non-combatant classes of  sia are devoting much of their  to the training- of dogs intended to  be sent to the front as dumb but  noble "brothers and sisters of mercy."  It has become a favorite occupation of the upper classes to indulge  in this highly serviceable and humanitarian work. The dogs s are  being trained not only to search for  the wounded on the deserted battlefields and to deliver, bandage material and iirst aid medicaments, ' but  also to warm them and revive them  in case of unconsciousness.  In view of the advent of the sharp  wintry cold, .which is more intense  in' the eastern than in the western  theatre of war, with its attendant  frost, avalanches and blizzard's, the.  discovery and succour of the wound-'  cd soldiers must bo effected in the  shortest possible period as three or  four hours' contact Avith snow laden  and frost bitten soil will often suffice to,, prove fatal 'to the wounded  and lielpless soldier.  In addition to this, *the conditions  of modern warfare are such "as to  make it frequently necessary for the  soldier to advance towards the enemy's position undo:* fire, hiding as  lie advances in bushes, marshes,  and glens.  In. these circumstances the tracing  of the wounded would be extremely  difficult without the aid of the canine  instinct and intelligence.  Thousands of brave fellows,  wounded in their country's cause, already owe their lives to the dogs.  For Coughs, Colds and Distemper, and at the first  symptoms of any -such .ailment, give small doses of  that wonderful remedy, now the most used in exist-  6HCG.  SPOHN'S DISTEMPER,COMPOUND  Of any druggist or turf goods house.  SPOHN  MEDICAL CO.,  Chemists   and   Bacteriologists,   Goshen,   Ind.,   U.S.A.'  FARMERS  Can always make sure of getting the highest prices for WHEAT, OATS,  BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping their car lots to FOFvT-WILLIAM  AND  PORT "ARTHUR and  having  them sold on commission by  THOMPSON   SONS   AND   COMPANY,  THE WELL-KNOWN FARMERS' AGENTS.  ADDRESS 7.'i-703 Y.( GRAIN EXCHANGE, WINNIPEG'.  8E3B8IESI  us for now invention!*. $15,000 paid for  by us. $10,000 offered for another. Send  Ideas Into money: One, good Invention  developed; Inventions perfected. Send  for Free Search Patent Off Ice.  HAROLD   C.   SHIPMAN   <������.  CO.,   Patent   Attorneys,   Dept.   9,   Ottav/a,   Canada.  "Manufacturers are constantly wiitlns  ono Invention jusj patented and sold  for complete list. Let us turn your  and your fortune Is made. Ideas  slcetcli  and  description  of your  idea  World's Wheat Supply  DISFIGURING ECZEMA  DUE TO BAD BLOOD  Mothers Value This Oil.���������Mothers  who. know how suddenly croup may  seize their children and how necessary  prompt action is in applying relief,  always keep at hand a supply of Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil, because expert-,  ence has taught them that there is noj  better preparation to be had for the  treatment of his ailment. And they are  wise, for its various uses render it a  valuable medicine.  New U.S. Altitude Record  The feat of Lieutenant Joseph Car-  berry, U.S.A., in establishing a new  American altitude record for aviator  and one passenger at San Diego, January 5 last was officially recognized  by the contest committee of the Aero  Club of Aemrica, according to an announcement by Allan R. I-Iawley, its  chariman. Lieut. Carberry attained a'  height of 11,690 feet. The flying boat  records for aviator and one passenger  .made by Lawrence Sperry in a recent  flight up the Hudson River, were also  approved. They were: Distance, sixty  miles, and duration one hour and 25  minutes.  Can Only Be Cured Through lie Rich  Blood  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  Actually Make  You cannot cure eczema or remove  disfiguring pimples by the use of ointments, washes or salves applied outwardly. The trouble is due to impure  blood and can.only be cured through  the blood. That'is. the-reason'..why Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills cure eczema and  other forms of skin diseases. They  act directly on the blood���������-make it  rich, red and pure, and thus enable  the system to expel the impurities  that have broken.out through the skin,  disfiguring the face and other portions  of:.the body and causing great humiliation to the sufferer. Mrs. -M. McAr-  thur, Byrne, Sask., says: "I can most  tu-ongly recommend Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills as a cure for eczema, as  they restored rny little ^oy after doctors and other medicines failed. His  head and face was covered with ec-  zematous sores, which itched so badly  that we frequently-had to tie his  hands to prevent him from scratching  himself. We tried salves and outward  washes given by the doctor, but they  did not do him a particle of good. After consulting my husband we decided  to give him Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  It was not long before we found wc  had the right medicine, and in the  course of a month cr so every sore  had disappeared and his skin was as  smooth and healthy as any ones."  These g-eat blood-building Pills can  be procured through any medicine  dealer or by mail at 50 cents a box or  six boxes for $2.50 from The Br. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Interesting  ing   to  Facts and   Figures   Relat-  Suppiy   During   Present  Crisis  In most countries this year's crop  (191-1) is below average. It is estimated France will have to import  56,000,000 bushels, Austria something  like 40,000,000 bushels, as their crop  is '10,800;000 bushels less t/ian usual.  .Germany is morv. fortunate with a  crop some eight millions above the  average. Even so, she ' will still  need approximately 60 million bushels  from the outside world. .  Russia's average export is 140,800,-  000 bushels. The- crop this year is  not far from an average, but their  problem is not to feed itself but to  safely market its wheat.  Semi-official reports from France  gave the yield of wheat as 296,000,-  000 bushels. The annual consumption  amounts to 360.000,000 bushels.  Italy���������Official report places final  yield of wheat at 108,000,000 bushels.  Broomhall says annual importation  will likely be exceeded owing to military operations.  Official reports for 1914 shows the  following losses compared .with ��������� the  production of wheat the previous  year:  Russia    Prance      Canada   Italy    Germany ......  Austria-Hungary  : A total of nearly -100 million under  1913. .  The United States increased 135  million showing a total of about 900  million bushels, allowing a surplus  of around 275 million bushels to supply the deficiencies in all oth^r countries. On October 15th about half ot  this had been sold.  Broomhall figured there was a  shortage in the world's wheat supply  this year of 42S,000,000 bushels.  II SUPS  .-Din OF OUT  If  200  27  65  40  20  40  Million  Million  Million  Million  Million  Million  To  use  Wliitc   Phosphorous  Matches  It is novy Illegal to make  " White Phosphorous "  Matches. In a year's  time it will be unlawful  to sell them.'  If you're strong for Effi-   .  ciency��������� "For- Made   in  Canada" ��������� and   "Safety *  First" you will use  EDDY'S  Ses-qui Non-poisonous  :atches '������������������  Minard's  Cows.  Liniment Cures  Garget in  5,000 Doses of Anti-Tetanus Serum  The Canadian Red Cross has ordered from the anti-toxin department of  tire Ontario provincial board of health  5,000 doses of anti-tetanus serum,  This serum will shortly be delivered  and'sent to England, and will probably  lie distributed partly to the French  Red Cross Society and partly to the  Canadian hospitals at the front.  This is the iirst Canadian serum to  lie sent abroad.  A marine was testifying about tho  explosion of a gun on a war vessel  ������������������an explosion which had sent him to  the hospital for some months.  "Please give your version of the  explosion,"  he  was  asked.  "Well," he said. "I was standing  beside the gun, there was an awful  racket and the doctor said: 'Sit up  and  take  this.'"  reviver' spells the same  forward." It was the  spoke.   "Can you think  "The word  backward   or  teacher who  of another."  The serious boy scowled up from  his primer.  "Tut-tut," he cried contemptuously. And the class worked on in  alienee.  The Retail Store . '-  The retail store as a way station  in the channels of trapse is an indispensable factor in perpetuating the  commercial life of a community. With  the destruction of the commercial  life of the central town or city of a  community all other forms of social  life must cease to exist because they  all depend upon commerce and trade.  For this reason the citizen needs the  town fully as much as the town needs  the citizen. Let him not suppose that  in the few packages he carries home  from the local store are contained all  the things he receives for the money  he passes over the counters of the  local merchants. Substantially all the  comforts and conveniences of modern civilized society are passed out to  him in return for his patronizing his  home home merchants. The surest  way to deprive himself of those facilities and environments that make life  worth living is to withdraw his patronage from the local town.  Nights of Agony come in the (rain  of asthma. The victim cannot lie down  and sleep is driven from his brain.  What grateful relief is the immediate  effect of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma  Remedy. It banishes the frightful conditions, clears the passages, and enables the afflicted one to again sleep  as soundly and restfully as a child.  Insist on the genuine at your nearby  druggist.  We can't hope to take any appreciable number of people "back to the  farm" 'but we rnvst do all in our  power to make the farm work. and  surrounding:; so attractive, and profitable that, the boys and girls now on  the farm will be more than glad to  stay there and fewer farmers "retire"  from the farm.  Cure  Guaranteed  Corns  Never known to fail:  acts without pain in  24 hours. Is soothing,  healing; takes the  sting right out. No remedy so quick,  safe and sure as Putnam's Painless  Corn Extractor. Sold everywhere���������25c  per bottle.  The  Nova   Scotia   "Lumber   King"  ��������� says:  "I consider MINARD'S LINIMENT   the   best  LINIMENT   in   use.  I got my foot badly jammed lately. I bathed it well with MINARD'S  LINIMENT and it was as well as ever  next day.  Yours very truly,  T.  G.  McMU'LLEN.  A  An  Powerful German- Explosive  officer who has been through  the entire campaign and is now resting before returning to the front,  gives some details concerning a new  and extremely powerful explosive  which the Germans have been . mploy-  iug for about a month.  "My battalion," he said, "facetiously  calls the missiles 'bottles of champagne.' They are cylindrical in form  and about as long as a champagne  bottle. That is to say, about 12 to  16 inches long and about 5 inches in  diameter. We suppose they are filled  with liquid air or liquid carbonic  acid.  "They are thrown a distance of from  300 to 400. yards���������this is the maximum. You can follow the projectile  through the air and see where it is  going to drop. They are apparently  thrown by means of mortars, and  when they fall and explode tho effect  is equivalent to that produced by the  explosion of a charge of 132 pounds  of melinite. A single 'bottle of eham-  pagno' makes a hole from 45 to 50  feet in diameter and 30 or -10 feet  deep."  RIDER AGENTS WANTED  everywhere to ride- ������nd exhibit. sample x9i������ Hyilop  Ulcyde, with all blest {mpri>rement������  We ship on approval to  any address in Canada, without an������  " ?.eP?,V*'������"d������i:o������10DAY5'TRIAL.  It will not cost you one cent if not  sitislied after using bieytle 10 davs.  DO NOT BUY ^f^  Or sundries at a������yf>riceami\yo*  pet our latest loisilluslrated catalogu*  and learn all about our special propo-  titien.'I he low pr-ces w ill as-.oniili you.  (IMC prMT'S->11'twill cost to  un>. una I v..r;to us a postai(  audcatalorue with full particulars will  besenttoyou FPGe,Postpaid,  by return mall. Do not wait.  Write it now.  HTSLOP ^ROTHERSjLJmUcd  DepL  W    TORONTO. C������.J������  ' A Very Gallant Gentleman  Britain's glory is reflected in the  stories of the 3S7 men, who, it was  officially announced a few days ago,  have been' awarded Aedals for distinguished conduct in the field. It is  invidious to make comparisons, but  one of the most thrilling incidents,  perhaps, is the story of how Private  J. Meston, of the Sixth Dragoon  Guards, won the medal. Meston was  at Messine*: when the London "Scottish  made their famous charge, and in  spite of t'carfi-.I shell and machine guu  ure he repeatedly went out, dressed  the wounds of the London Scottish,  and carried them out of action. Not  content with i his, during a"-night attack which followed he walked up to  the enemy's trenches and shot six  Germans. A very gallant gentleman  indeed!  To have the children sound and  healthy is the first care of a mother.  They cannot be healthy ;: trouble.!  with worms. Use Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator.  Wellington Campaign Plans  The map found on a captured Uhlan  marked with the prearranged marches  of the German troops reminds one  that Wellington distrusted fixed plans  of campaign. Asked on one occasion  how he managed to capture Napoleon's marshals one after the other, he  replied: "They planned their campaigns just as you might make a  splendid set of harness. It looks very  well, it answers very well, i ntil it  gets broken and then you're done for.  Now, I made my campaign of ropes.  If anything went wrong I tied a knot  and went on."  She had tried in vain to get the  telep'.une but the other parties w ������������������fa  using the line. Tho last time j-.ho  heard one woman say:  "I bave just put on a pan of h'-aits  for dinner."  She     tried   later,   but   the   wor;  were  si ill  talking.    Exasperated,  broke in crisply:  "Madam,  I  smell  your beans  '���������>  ' r\ rr <'  A horrified scraam greeted  thi-;  mark, and then she was^ible to  in her call.  (������������������p.  lid  ".i n-  IV-  ���������i;t  Mr. Titus war, traveling in Italy :n.d  one morning was quite suni-is-ed t:������  meet some people from his native  town.  "Why, Mrs. Clarke?" he cried, "how-  do you do? You are the last persr.n  I expected to see in Italy."  "If it isn't Mr. Titus!" exclaimed  the lady in surprise. "Yes. we are  spending the winter here.. You must  pall on us often. You know ju&t how  it is���������persons we never think inuc'i  of at home seem ilko dtrar friends  when we meet in a strange- country."  "So you've stopped eating  have you?" inquired the actor,  did it���������the doctor*"  "No," said the poet sadly,  butcher,"  meat,  "Who  "the  BLACK  LOSSES   SURELY  PREVENTED  l>y Cutter's Bl?.r.kleg Pills. repriced, frefill, reliable; prrtft'.-ipj '���������y  VrvSt'?!��������� ;*n',krr"������" bpraiic* tn,������y pro-  tei*      'in.'mZ   " CiliCP       VUCSttlW     -|H,!t  Wrllo fur booklet and  tcatimi '.  10-dose pl'.ge. Blacklig Pills 11.09  50-tlase pltgo, Dlsifclea Pills   4.00  Vsa any Injector, hut Culler's liastj  Tho superiority of Oitttor product.-) is dun to rvrur Ij  T**n of spocialklne  In vacoins)  find  serum? only.  ImUt on Cutter's.    If unubtilmibli. order ���������limit.  THE   CUTTER   LABOKATOnf,   Burfcslty,   Czliforiila. THE    SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,    B. C.  THE TRYING EXPERIENCES OF A CANADIAN NURSE  Work of these Brave Woman  and  the  Heroic Acts   they  have  Performed  will some day be Written in Letters of-Gold  in the Imperishable Deeds of British History  While the man in khaki is bearing  the brunt of the battle in the firing  line the Red Cross nurse is performing as important and in many cases,  as dangerous, a work not very far  away from where the shells are bursting and the big guns send forth their  messengers of death. They know  neither danger r.or fatigue but quietly  and courageously go about their mission of mercy. Upon their armlet they  bear the Rett Cross sign but this has  ���������not prevented the Germans on many  . occasions from firing upon them in order that they may b>, prevented from  succoring and binding up^.the wounded and the fallen.  These are Jorave women and when  the smoke of "battle has died away and  peace has once again been restored  upon the continent "of Europe the work  that they have performed- and the  brave- acts they have done will be  written in letters of gold in the imperishable of British history'. That the  work of -the. Red Cross nurses does  not merely' comprise looking after  and tending the wounded will be  shown by the following intensely interesting acount of the work of  "Nurse Amy Neale, whose letter to her brother, Lieut. J. B. Neale,  of the 10th Royal Grenadiers of Toronto, was recently published in the  Toronto Sunday World.  In the course of he:* letter Miss  Neale says: "A short time ago a very  long train stopped at our siding about  ���������������������������10 p.m. It contained two complete  hospitals from India, one for the natives and one for the British Indian  wounded. Just imagine how cold they  were. They had left India in the hot  weather and had come straight to Boulogne and Marseilles. We gave them  hot tea, etc., as we always have boiling water ready and in the morning I  got the sisters into the dispensary to  ���������have a good warming. Poor things,  they were grateful as they had.spent  the night in the train and of course  when the engine was taken1 off the  carriages were not heated. One of  these Indian hospitals is now housed  at a beautiful hotel facing the sea with  the tents round :t.  "I was .on duty here at the station,''  continues Miss Neale, "where we  heard the sad news of Lord Roberts'  death; one says 'sad' and yet in a way  It seemed the right tiling and what he  would no doubt-Lave liked.- One of  the railway officials said, 'YVc weep  also with you, my sister.' . lie had  tears in his -eyes when he spoke."    .  Miss Neale then foes' on to cpeak of  tho ambulance trains which are capable of taking :'iree or four hundred  cases and are equipped splendidly.  The bunks are arranged something  like a Pullman and tl.ere is a dispensary and a kitchen on board, as weil  as quarters for nursing and surgical  staffs.  The duties of the- Red Cross nurse  are varied as wi.ll be seoi. from the  following example "described in Miss  Nea'le's story. Early on.1, morning  some Frenchmen were waiting on the  platform for tlieir train for the front.  They were not soldiers but were going  to dig trenches. It was bitterly cold  and they were invited to partake of a  hot drink. They were all lined up and  were given hot cocoa and bread and  butter The commanding officer wanted to'pay but when toid that there  was no. charge he insisted on giving a  donation to the Red Cross work.  "Never, never will .." forget the Red  Cross," he. said.  Nurse Neale has graphically de-  scribed'the **. u'ious duties that'fall to  the lot of a Red Cross nurse at the  battle front and near the base where  the wounded men are restored to  health and in many, cases, almost  brought back to life, so terrible are  the conditions under which they are  lighting at the present time It will  be readily realized that this work can  only be carried on successfully if the  people of Canada-give it their hearty  support both in material and actual  cash. .  It will/be necessary to prepare for  many more months of war and as long  as this dreadful campaign lasts so  will comforts be needed for the  troops and money needed to purchase  necessities tor use in the hospitals  and near the trenches where the  wounded men are given first aid. So  much can be done in tne way of knitting circles, entertainments, contests  of various kinds and those who unselfishly give up some of the more  frivolous enjoyments of life and take  up the more serious ones as befits the  present period in our national history  will be rendering a service to-their  country and their countrymen as  valued as those who are actually engaged  in  the force  of arms.  Besides cash contributions the Red  Cross Society is in need most especially of socks, sizes 11. and ll1^, grey  flannel shirts, the patterns of which  will be supplied on application to the  society, and knitted knee caps, pit-  terns of which will also be sent to  those making application.  The Value', of  To Prevent the  Export of Arms  Petition is. Being Widely Circulated in  the United States  A protest strongly worded against  the United States continuing to permit the exportation of munition of war  to the allies : *. Europe is being circulated by interested persons in the republic, and according to report is receiving federal support. The protest  contains arguments against allowing  exportation on the ground that munitions, besides going to Europe, are going to Japan. "We are fortifying not  Noilly Europe; ns against each other;  we are fortifying others against ourselves," it says. ���������  A copy of this paper, which aims  to bring ' pressure to bear on the  United States government has been  received by Frof. Anderson, of Toronto university.   It says:  "We, the citizens of the United  States of America, appeal in the name  of justice and humanity, in the name  of neutrality and- future peace, to the  people, to the law makers and the  government of our country to prevent  the export from our shores of one  single weapon, or one pound of powder to deal death in Europe.  "The president of the United States  has prevented the loan of money to  Franco and thereby our country has  set its own precedent of what is just  and right. This precedent binds us in  legal opinion as well as in the estimate of the world, to pursue a course  of undubitable neutrality."  The protest detairs that great orders have been accepted and are being executed in the United States for  the continuance of war, and asks:  "Where are our peace societies?  Where are our women's organizations? Where are our churches? Are  we, for the sake qf present business  profit���������willing to draw upon ourselves  an enduring heritage of hatred? Cen-  , erations will not suffice to wipe away  the stain we bring upon ourselves.  Guns, ammunition, cartridges, ��������� dynamite, bombs,,are going from our manufacturers not only to England,  France and Russia, but also to the  Japanese. We are fortifying not only  Europeans against each other; we are  fortifying others against oursefves. In  case of any future struggle forced upon our own land, picture the destruction brought upon us did any neutral  of Europe take the position of neutrality we assume today.  "We protest not only in the interest  of America, but above all in the name  of humanity, against a prolongation  by our country of this hideous warfare. Our own land will be stained  with the blood of our European  brothers."  Fire from Calais to Dover  Weapon Said to Have a Range of 25 to  28 Miles  A German military newspaper announces that a new naval gun of 16-  inch calibre, with a range of twenty-  miles, has :.een created.  Remarkable figures regarding a new  German naval gun are given by a German artillery expert, writing in the  Artilleristische Monats Hefts.  In discussing an assertion by the  London Times that the German navy  possesses a gun which carries three  miles further than the best English  weapon, the writer admits that the  Krupps are manufacturing a gun  whose projectile weighs T20 kilograms  (about a ton) and which develops a  muzzle velocity of 940 metres (about  3,080 feet) a second.-  The experts reckon from these figures that the gun has 58 per cent,  more muzzle force than the British  navy's best weapon, and has a range  of about 42 kilometres (.about 26  miles), while the Channel at Dover is  only 33 kilometres (about 20.5 miles)  wide. He says it will permit the Germans eventually to command , the  English coast from Calais for a distance of nine kilometres (about o.'J  miles inland) with the new gun.  Secret of Sea Power-is Big Guns and  ' Lots of Them  Interesting deductions made from  the battle oil' the coast of Chile on November 1, where the British cruisers  Good Hope and Monmouth were sunk  by the German squadron under Admiral Von Spee, and the later battle,  off the' Falklands, when British Avar-  ships under Admiral Sturdee sunk  four out of live of Von Spee's ships,  ���������appear in- the London Engineer of December 3 8. As already pointed out in  the Army and Navy Journal, the Engineer reached the conclusion that it"  is the big gun power .and speed that  has told thus far in naval duels. The  Engineer says, in part:  "Little-by little, as one naval action,  foliaws another, light is being thrown  on the. various war problems that have  been discussed in time's of peace. A  few big facts are beginning to stand  out and the lesser fry are gradually  taking their proper place in the picture. Early- events, notably the loss  of the three cruisers gave ''.-undue  weight to the submarine. For a time  it seemed that Admiral Bacon's theories were about to be justified. Then  came the unfortunate action off Chile,  followed by: the glorious one off the  [Falklands: The destruction of the  I Emden by the Sydney is another case  in point. The. Sydney's guns overbore the small pieces of tire Emden.;  "Given the fact that two ships can  get within range of each other, that  ( which is able to throw the biggest  shell will win. Smaller guns, even  six inch, seem to be,of little import-'  ance, where bigger pieces come into  play and we shall have to revise all  our old theories about the value of  weight of metal in a broadside. "Thus  Sir Philip: Watt's design of the drea'd-  iiPviight is fully justified. "A dread-  naught should' be able to fight an action without firing anything less than  her main armament. Her big' guns  would- destroy her opponent without  any help from the secondary piecos.  It is'calibre .-.'that,, counts , and in  estimating the value of-fighting  ships in the future we shall have to  consider the primary armament only.  Whether the smaller pieces will be  useful for the repulsion of mosquito  light vessels remains to be seen. It is  one of the things that war has yet to  teach us. So far, in the only two actions of importance in this connection,  the "smaller vessels have been told  to clear off as quickly as possible and  leave the contention to the big ships.  "Small vessels have not made a  concerted action on a big ship, and the  light guns have not been tried on the  particular duty for which they were  intended. It must, however, be observed that if two battleships engage  they can so pound:each other with  their huge shells that there is little  probability of a 6-inch gun being left  available for service even after a brief  engagement.. In all likelihood one or  other of the vessels would be knocked out. and set on fire, and if not  sunk, would be at the mercy of any  smaller craft that chose to give her  the coup de grace. The conflagration  caused by shell is a matter of much  moment, of which we expect to 'hear  a great deal when t-the war is over.  Everything points in the same direction; the big gun���������that i3, a gun bigger than anything your opponent has  ���������is master of the situation. The  secret of sea power, numbers apart,  is big guns and lots of them, on fast  ships."  MILITARY TEACHINGS ARE DOWNRIGHT SAVAGERY  Manual of the Usages of War on  Land,  Issued  by  the  General  Staff'   of   the   German   Army,   Justifies    Assassination,  Incendiarism and any means to Accomplish the End '  Prof. J. I-J. Morgan has. translated  into English "The German War  Book," the manual of the usages of  war on land issued by the general  staff of the German army, the most  authoritative,work of its kind in Germany.1 There is a reference in the introduction to "humanitarian considerations, which do not infrequently degenerate into sentimentality and flabby emotion." One passage is the following: ���������������������������'.���������.-. -'...���������.:���������.  "War conducted with energy cannot  be directed merely against the com-  i batants of an. enemy state and the  positions they occupy, but it will and  must destroy the total intellectual and  material resources of the latter."  The Daily : Chronicle, which publishes a review: of Prof. Morgan's  translation, says that after what has  happened in Belgium there is cruel  irony in the destruction of churches,  schools, libraries and musuems which  should be spared, and declares that  open towns ought not to be bombard-  ���������ed." .-���������':"-::���������'.:--/V :: !,'...':-.:" '���������'���������  According to this German war book,  assassination ���������and incendiarism are, in:  given .circumstances, justifiable, as  will be seen by the following quotations.  "The bribery of the enemy's-subjects for the ^ of 'obtaining  military advantages, the acceptance  of the offers of treachery, the recep-'  tion of, deserters, the utilization of  discontented elements in the population, the support of pretenders, and  the like, are permissible.  "Indeed, international law is in no  way opposed to the exploitation ~6������  crimes of- third parties, assassination,  iucendiarism, robbery and the like, to  the prejudice of the enemy.   *  ";','.  "The necessary aim of war gives :o  a    belligerent the right and imposes  "Bow is it," inquired a young bride  of an older married friend, "that you  always manage to have such, delicious  beef?"  "it's very simple," said the older  woman. "I first select a good, honest  butcher,  and  then I stand  by  him.''  "You mean that you give him all  of your trade?"  "No; I mean that I stand by him  while he is cutting the meat."  Problem of Germany  .Will   Soon  be   How to  Find   Men  for  Army, in View of Losses  The Army Bulletin, in commenting  upon the German losses in the war,  declares that a greater part of the  original regiments must hava been reorganized. The Bulletin asserts that  from August 2 until the beginning of  ���������December the German army lost approximately 2,000,000 men, and since  that time there have been the battles  in Poland. Admitting that 500,000  wounded would be-able to return to  the firing line, the Bulletin says that  the definite ]oss, therefore, may be  estimated at nearly 1,500,00'!  men.  Without doubt, says the Bulletin,  Germany has an enormous number of  men in reserve, but these reserve are  already'being drawn upon and are not  inexhaustible, even incorporating the  classes of the youngest men, from 17  to 20 years of age, and those between  20 and 40 : oars of age whose cervices  were dispensed with in times of  peace. Germany's appeals, it is add-.  ed, will be unable to furnish actually \  over 2.000,000. The more Germany  forms new units, the more will she  diminish the ge.ieral value of her  army, aiuLhasten the moment when  there, will be an end. to her resources.  upon him, according to circumstances,  the duty not to let slip the important,  it may be the decisive, advantages, to  be gained by such means."  According to the Germans an i'nvad-  or can compel a man to betray his  country.    Tho manual says:  "The view that no inhabitant of occupied territory can be compelled to  participate directly in the struggle  against his own, country, is subject to  an exception by the general usages  of war which must be recorded here  ���������the calling up and employment of  inhabitants as guides on unfamiliar  ground. However much it may ruffle  feeling to compel a man to harm his  own Fatherland, and indirectly to  fight his own troops, none the less no  army operating in an enemy's country  will altogether renounce the expedient.  "But a still more severe measura  the compulsion of inhabitants to furnish information , about their ��������� own  army,' its strategy, its resources, and  its military secrets. The majority of  all writers of all nations~are unanimous in their condemnation of this  measure: Nevertheless, it cannot be  entirely dispensed'.with. Doubtless It  will be applied- with regret, but the  argument of war will frequently make  it necessary."/ ." . ���������  The manual severely prohibits looting, and says . that movable private  property is to be treated as inviolable.  Among the questions and answers  in the book are:  "Q.���������Should women' and children  and the old and feeble be allowed to  depart before a bombardment begins?"   ..  "A.���������On the contrary, their presence is greatly to be desired. It makes  the bombardment all the more effective."  Would     Have     Heirlooms   and   Other  Articles Given to State to Keep  Up  Needed Supply  The London Daily Chronicle says:  "The marked success which attended  'Imperial Wool Week,' in Germany,  has induced a number of leading journals, including the Hamburger Nach-  richten, to advocate r.n 'Imperial Metal Week,' in which the German nation  will give one more proof of patriotism  by sacrificing superfluous copper, silver and gold ������or the uses of the army  and the state,  "The greater stress would appear  to bo laid on copper. The possessors  of valuable bronze and copper articles  of artistic beauty, or articles regarded  as heirlooms, are told that it would  be foolish to part with those things  as long as the melting pot can be  filled with more prosaic and common  things.  "If every household'in the empire  contributed only one pound of copper  there would be available 5,000 tons.  Silver is also greatly needed. There  are tons of inartistic table silver of  modern and vulgar design which  might well go into the melting pot or  the mint.  "With regard to gold, the Hamburger paper warmly supports the suggestion that wedding rings be exchanged  bv their wearers for rings made of  iron. The idea is put forward that,  as iron rings must not prove attractive to some ladies, diamonds and  other precious stones might be taken  from gold rings and set in iron ones. I  THE BELGIAN BOYS  ..WIGHT SHELLS  Pick Up Pieces of Hot Metal and Offer  Them   as   Souvenirs  The United Press'staff correspondent writes: At Rheims, while lunching, I sent the 12 years old son of  the hotel proprietress across, the  street to buy some postcard pictures  of the badly damaged town. While he  was making Ihe selection, a German  shell fell and exploded almost in the  middle of the street, making an infernal racket. A few minutes later  the lad returned witli the postcards.  Was he out of breath and all eagerness to tell the strange foreigner  about the shell which had fallen near  him?   Not at all.  "I'm sorry, sir," he said, qui.e as he  would have done had he merely waited for a street car to pass instead of  the smoke of a shell to-clear up, "they  are out of cathedral cards. Perhaps I  can find you some down the street,  there is another place down there."  I thought of the shells and told the  boy to never mind. Think of it! A  boy so used to shells falhng in his  street that they have ceased ;o be a  subject for comment.  Later on, on that same day, a small  boy in the streets of RLeim,s brought  me a piece of slu-i;, still hot, which  had fallen near him. Being of the  gamin type, with wits sharpened beyond his years, he i.sked me if I would  care to buy Lis piece of hot shell as a  souvenir.  Then there was another bo;. This  youngster paraded past the cathedral  at the height of the bombardment  while from various quarters near him  came Jhe s-h-e-e-e-c-e-e of big shells  f.r i tlie bang of Heir explosion loud  as the keenest crack of lightning. He  carried between his two hands a pan  of milk which he balanced more gingerly, taking very s'.ort teps to keep  from jarring ihe liquid over the pan's  edges. He was well dressed and  clean looking and his fac-s was the  rose-pink of well-c'.rcd-fo.' hoys, boys  adored of their mothers.  S-h-h-e-e-e-e-e-e ! A .������������������hell hissed  obstructively overhead. Bang! came  the explosion not more than two  squares from the boy with the milk.  He stopped. Looked around .*.s if to  see if he was being watched. Then he  slowly raised the pan to his lips and  took a little drink. Just as slowly, he  lowered it and began his careful  march homeward, rast tha s'atue of  Jeanne D'Arc and th . House of God  and on down in the direction of the  canal.  Two minutes after he had passed  the statue, a shell came direc'.l;* between the towjrs of the cathdraJ,  barely cleared the head of the Maid of  Orlean's horse and tore a great hole  in the Belgian blocks 30 feet i������- front.  At the moment the boy was having  further refreshments from his pan.  "Vou're going to lose that milk if  you don't mind," I said to the lad from  my position in a doorway. He had  not seen me before and h-; looked up  sheepishly realizing he had been  caught cheating mother. Then he  grinned a perfectly honest wholesome  grin and replied with a good little  devil look out of tlie corner of his  blue eyes:  The last I.saw ol him he was taking  gingerly steps homeward with a pan  less full, but fuller stomach, utterly  unafraid.  Four Are  With   Indian  Expeditionary  Force   in   France,  and  One  in  Egypt  No  less  than  rive    ruling    Indian  princes are at the prese:.*; time on active  service  with-the  British  army,  all  of whom  belong    to  the  Rajput  race,  famous   as   the  great  fighting,  land  owning and  ruling caste of India, and from which a large proportion   of   the   recruits   for  the   Indian  army of today  are  drawn. Four    of  these, the Maharajas of Bikaner, Kis-  hanagarh,   Jodhpur   and   Sir   Pertab  Singh,  are  with  the    Indian  expeditionary forces in France, the fifth, the  adopted son and successor of Sir Pet-  tab Singh as ruler of Idar, is.serving  in Egypt.   Col. Sir Uanga Singh, Bahadur of  Bikaner,  has served outside  his own country in command of his  renowned camel corps, on many previous     occasions,   and  was  recently  gratified to receive from General Sir J.  G. Maxwell a message appreciative of  the signal service the camel corps has  already rendered in Egypt.  In a recent interview given in London during Christmas leave, to a  Times' representative, the Maharaja,  who is an extra A.D.C. to Sir John  French, expressed on behalf of the  ruling princes of India their keen  sense of the duty which lies upon  them to assist their king-emperor with  every means at their disposal, and  their recognition of the absolute necessity of British participation in the  war. The loyalty of the Indian people, increased by the wise and sympathetic policy of Lord Hardiuge, the  viceroy, was such that he had no  doubt that a large proportion of the  army could safely be withdrawn from  India. He paid a high tribute to the  services of Aga Khan in maintaining  the loyalty of the. Indian Moslems in  face of what lie described as "Turkey's suicidal action."  Referring to his experiences in  China M years ago during the Boxer  outbreak, tlie Maharftja said that he  was then pained and astonished by  tlie ruthless methods of the Germans;  during tiie time he had been in'  France lie linn seen heart-rending  evidence of equally terrible cruelty  on their part, authenticated accounts  of which had stimulated the desire of  the Indian peoples for the victory of  the Allies. The Maharaja also gave  high praise to the courage and cheerfulness oi' the British and . Indian  troops amid ihe discomforts of tho  Ireneiips, often knee deep in water.  These were especially trying to soldiers accustomed to operations in  mountainous regions, and he was  proud of the hearty admiration which  had br-cn expressed on all sides for  the Intrepidity f.nd resourcefulness of  his fellow countrymen under such  adverse conditions.  Dublin Castle has been opened as  a completely equipped hospital, and  for tiie duration of the war it has  been placed at the disposal of the Red  Cross by the generosity of Lord  Aberdeen. "Now, when there is only  a United Ireland," says the Manchester Guardian, "is a particularly good  time for Lord Aberdeen to have dono  the wisest thing which any viceroy-  has ever done with Dublin Castle, by  giving It a national mission in which  all Irishmen share equally,".  \  IBMBMMMaBIBWBS*^^  jajaawiMmi^^ .magg THE   SUJY,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  the cur  .', A party'of Canadian . Pacific railway officials composed of J. M.  Cameron, assistant general superintendent of British Columbia; G. C.  Coleman, Winnipeg, assistant general manager of the western system;  AV..O. Miller, Nelson, superintend  ent of .the local division, and others,  arrived in Grand Forks on Monday  on their annual tour of inspection,  and remained in the Boundary until  Tuesday, when they teturned to  Nelson. Their visit to this city revived the report that a connecting  spur between the Great Northern  and tbe C.P,11, is to be constructed  at Smeltej lake.  YV. K. C. Manly left on Tuesday  for a business trip to .Spokane. He  will return home-tomorrow.  A R. Brewer, of Danville, was in  the city last Saturday. Mr. Brewer  reported that he had finished installing a current motoi irrigating  plant for" M. Pippie, of Midway.  The plant is.now in successful operation, pumping water to a height of  70 feet at'the rate of 100 gallons per  minute.^ Mr Brewer has a con  - tract to install another plant in the  same neighborhood.  For Sale���������Team, gelding, weight  2350, age 7-and 8 years; sound, good  workers; one 3^ wagon, one set  double-work harness; price $375.  One team, gelding, 8 and 9 years  old, weight 2000; heavy spring  wagon, one set harness, all in good  order, price $250.  Apply Sun office.  A STORMY NIGHT  FOR MR. BOWSER  L.' X. Truxler is fitting up the  Union hall for a cigar factory, and  will be ready to commence business  in a few days. Mr. Truxler is an  experienced cigarmaker, havtng op-  eaated a factory in Vernon for ten  or twelve years, and he will un-.  doubtedly make a success of his enterprise in this city.  Malcolm J. R. Reid, of Vancouver, superintendent of immigration, visited the local immigration  officer on Monday. He was making  a tour of inspection to the ports of  entry in the province.  John Wright is in the hospital.  He was succassfully operated on  lasi Monday for appendicitis^ and is  now rapidly recovering.  Miss Marjorie Wolverton is spending a week with Miss Ethel Cook.  A well attended and enthusiastic  meeting of the Grand Forks Poultry  association was held in Secretary  Hadden's office last night.  (Concludedfrom Page 1.)  sallies and finally the  attorney-general, apparently quite disgusted, exclaimed: "I feel sorry for you if yau  will not give me a hearing���������"  The attorney general after a little  got in another few words: "I am  surprised you don't want a fair discussion," he said, and was met with  a shouted reply, "You can't be fair."  A little later another voice shouted:  ���������'Sink him with a submarine."  Finally, after fully an hour, the  attorney-general launched into hi?  speech whether he was heard or j  not. He was detailing the history of  the compensation for'workmen and  remarked that the first, country to  take it up was Germany, when  somebody exploded with, "Kaiser  Bill," ��������� '     '���������  The history of the bill was continued by the speaker, .who told  about the countries and states that  had taken it up. His remarks were  baited once more with. "Tell us  'about it in B. C."  "It is hardly necessary for me to  explain���������" again commenced the  worried speaker. Another interruption,. "No, no."  Thus it went, back and forth.from  the atlorney general to the audiencp,  and back to him again until some  body shouted, "Tie up the bull,"  which caused the attorney general's  severe countenanca to relax in spite  of his determination to put on a  brave face. He explained he had  been accused of many things before  but never of peddling the bull. He  then took another tack and tried to  jollv his hearers. They listened for  bit, then broke forth again with  cutting remarks.  Soon afterward somebody   during  NEW  HARNESS   SHOP  I have re-opened <a harness   shop at my  old  stand on Bridge street, and will manufacture  Wau/ Hflmpccand  do  all kinds  of  iMeW nam eSS harness repairing. All   -  work guaranteed.   Your patronage is solicited.  r\o    a\  6  e  a lull asked, where is.Dick���������Baronet  Dick?'.?      ' ���������'.       ��������� -.  ���������  "I've been here.for an   hour  and  I've   not' spoken "fifteen   minutes,,  came   from   the    attorney-general,  which remark was met-with, "And  that's too long."  Bowser���������You'll get horde  earlier  if you'll let me logo on.  Voices���������We   don't .want   to  go  home.  Bowser���������1 only want fair play.  The Crowd���������You can't get it.  Once  more  the   attorney-general  seemed' fairly launched   in' hfs ex  planation   of   the   bill-, but  he ran  aground again when he struck a ref  erence to  the   protection   of   workmen   in   sawmills,   at  which somebody   shouted,    "All   Fluid us  and  .Japs." .  He struck another snag with the  sentence, "The man that gets hurt is  compensated���������" Here a voice fairly  shrieked: "How about that boy  who died in jail?"  Thus it continued, not one hut  many voices heckling the attorhev  general, who bore it as long as he  could, and he was trying for a pe  roration that could be hVard and  understood when a long .mournful  'note was struck again and off the  crowd went with, "We'll hang old  Bowser to a sour apple tree."  This was almost too much,-and  the ettorney-general 'began "In all  my political career���������"  "Start over again, Bill," snapped  some one.  Once again the speaker launched  forth to be met with this time, "The  second chapter accoiding to Bowser."  Still again the intrepid leader of  the Tories got a start on his compensation act, when the crowd became uprorious with the sally, "S'y,  will it compensate the eye wot's  looking* for work?"  That it was the intention of the  government to send a commission to  find outhowthe plan has worked in  other places,came an assurance from  the speaker, and he- promised one  should be from the Trades and Labor council. He was interrupted  with jeers, and flung at his tormentors this, "There's not a one of you  who are s^ noisy who would not be  willing to make the trip���������at the ex  pense of the government."  English 3-Speed. Gear ; and  the ' High-Grade Cleveland  Wheels  I have opened a hicycles store next the Grand  Forks Garage, and keep these.celebrated wheels  in stock.  i     ��������� ���������  Bicycle Accessories.  . Repairing   a Specialty,  J, R. Mooyboer cS^i^i  urniture  fl When in need of an odd piece of Furniture  for any room in the house, you can  ��������� save money by purchasing from us.  0 We carry the most up-to-date stock of  House Furnishings in the Boundary, and  you are assured of the same careful consideration at oiir store if your purchase  is small as you would receive if you were  buying a large order.  fl[ We would like to. call, your attention  especially to our Floor Covering Department. Our. stock is hew and up-to-date  and the range of patterns and designs is  second to none.  MILLER & GARDNER  The Home Furnishers  %1?  y isi m  Here We Are !  Your Six Friends,  Robin Hood Family  Robin Hood Flour  ti  n  it  Oats  Porriage Oats  Ferina  Graham  Whole Wheat  Let Us Lighten  Your Household Duties  For Sale by  JOHN DONALDSON  PHONE 30  Everything to Eat and Wear  For Sale���������Good milch cow; fresh)  Apply H N Morrison, near Frache  Bros.  The Grand Forks Concrete  Go. announces that, after a  long hunt, it has secured the  best reinforcement made for  cement fence posts, and will  soon commence to manufacture these indestructable posts  for the trade. The company  is also prepared to make, to  order, all kinds of cement well  cribbing. Use this material  in your well, and it will last  forever.  Highest cash prices paid for old  Stoves and Ranges. E. C. Peckham,  Secondhand Store.  How to Address the Soldiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail at the front* and to insure  prompt delivery, the Dominion post  office department requesis thM all  mail he addressed as  follows:  Rank   Name ;....  Regimental number   Company,squadron or other unit..  Battalion  ;   Brigade ' *.  First  (or second)  Canadian   contingent....'   British expeditionary force   Armv Post Office,  L London, England.  The weekly market will    be   held  on   Second street,   between   Bridge  street and Winnipeg avenue, tomor  row forenoon.  10 CENT "CAUCARETS"  IF BILIOUS OR COSTIVE  For  Sick   Headache,   Sour' Stomach,  Sluggish Liver and Bowels���������They  work while you sleep.  For' Sale���������Eight yparold horse;  good fami hors^; weght about 1150  pounds. Apply atColumbia Brewery.  Take your  repairs to Armson, shoe  j ropjiirer.    Tire  Hub      Look   for the  Bisr Boot.  0-IVE "SYEU? OF FIGS"  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  Furred Tongue, Bad Taste, Indigestion, Sallow Skin and Miserable Headaches come from a torpid liver, and  clogged bowels, -which cause your  stomach to become filled with undigested food, which sours and ferments  like garbage in a swill barrel. That's  the first step to untold misery���������indigestion, foul gases, bad breath, yellow  skin, .mental fears, everything that is  horrible and nauseating. A Cascaret  to-night will give your constipated  bowels a thorough cleansing and  straighten you out by morning. They  work while you sleep���������a 10-cent box  from your druggist will keep you feeling good for months.  The Sun is the largest and best  newspaper printed in the Boundary  country, and the price is only one-  half that of its local contemporaries.  It is a valuable advertising medium,  because its large subscription list  has been obtained, and "is main- .  tained, merely on its merits as a  newspaper. It uses no indirect or  questionable methods to secure subscribers.  Delicious "Fruit Laxative" can't harm  tender little Stomach, liver  and bowels.  Look at*the tongue, mother! If  coated, your little one's stomach, liver  and bowels need cleansing at once.  When peevish, cross, listless, doesn't  sleep, eat or act naturally, or Is feverish, stomach sour, breath bad; has  sore throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give  a tcaspoonful of "California Syrup of  Figs," and in a few hours all the foul,  constipated waste, undigested food  and sour bile gently moves out of its  little bowels without griping, and you  have a -vr 11. playful chilrl again. Ask  your druf.'a'ist for a SO-cent bottle of  "Calil'orn'a Syrup of Figs," which contains fiiV Mroctions for babies, children of all ages and for grown-ups.  GOOD. MORNING!  WE ARE INTRODUCING  American Silk  -    American Cashmere  American Cotto  HOSIERY  *  They have stood the test. Give ri'al fool  comfort: No seams to rip. Never becomes Ioo>--e or baggy. The shape is knit  in���������not pressed in.  GUARANTEED   for   fineness, style,  ��������� supeiiority of workmanship.   Absolutely  tninless.   Will  wear 6  months   without  holes, or new ones free,  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to every one sending us $1.00 in currency  or postal note, to cover advertising mid  shipping- expenses, we will send post-paid,  with written guarantee, backed by a~five  million dollar company, el her  3 PAIRS OF OUR 75C.     ALUE  -American Silk Hosiery,  OR 4 PAIRS OF OUR 50C. VALUE     "  American Cashmere Hosiery,  OR 4 PAIRS OF OUR 50C. VALUE  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery,  OR  6 PAIRS OF CHILDREN'S HOSIERY  Give the color, size,and whether Ladies'  or Gent's Hosiery is desired.  DON'T DELAY-Offer expires when  a dealer in your locality is selected.  THE INTERNATIONAL HOSIERY GO.  P. O. BOX  244  DAYTON. OHIO, U. S.  A.  v."  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Made   to ()r<h>r.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering  Neatly Done.  R.CMcCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUB  A Home for the Summer  It will not cost you much  more to be reaHy comfortable  for the summer vacation than  to "rough it "in a tent  A small Want* Ad. In our  classified columns will bring  you replies from people who  have desirable places to rent

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