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 I'M  ��������� >  \rf  m  fe  i*?'  V->  and  Kettle VaSley Orchardist  /  SIXTEENTH YEAR-No   40  GRAND FORKS   B  C, FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, .1917,'  $1.00 PER YEAR  oa  Itjs ^Expected That Lynch  Oreek Mill:Be Able'to -  Startjn 30 Days  .W. M'. DeCew, ��������� manager of the  Grand Forks Lumber company,  whose ,mill is located at Lynch  Creek, nineteen mile's north of this  city, states that the mill will begin  operations in aboutMhirty days.  The mill has been ready to operato  for about a month, but thewater in  the North Fork fell so rapidly that  logs will not be available for a  month.  The Grand; Forks Lumber company was organized to buy out the  Western Pine company, of which  Mr. DeCew' was manager. It has  aJbv'ed the mill from; Smelter lake  to-the limits at Lynch'creek.  struck in the head, fracturing his  skull. Willsie is now in the Grand  Forks, hospital, but his .condition is  not .thought to be serious. No arrests have yet been made. ,   '  THE ENTRANCI  COMPETITIONS FOft v  ..'.'.     BQYS, AND. GRL&  A FAVORABLE  . COPPER MARKET  During the year 19*16 and the first  balf'of 1917 * the allies purchased'  copper for their requirements at an  -average price of 26 cents, though the  market price was substantially higher. All- producing companies in  Canada and the United States participated in supplying this copper  in proportion to their output.  The market is waiting the placing  of the United Sta'tes government  contracts for a sufficient additional  quantity of the metal to carry it  through the remainder of this year,  and opinions as to the price which  will be paid -vary from 2(> cents  down to 20 cents per pound.  Many domestic consumers apparently believe that tbey will be, able  to cover their requirements at the  price level established by the United  States government, and this is their  reason for deferring as long.as pos  si hie purchases for current needs.  ME1EOROLOGICAL  Julv  The following is the .minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Min  27���������Friday  77  28���������Saturday   .... 74  ���������29���������Sunday  75  30���������Monday....... 77  31���������Tuesday....... S3  1 ��������� Wednesday .. <S7  2 -Thursday.....  94 5'j  luchf.'S  Rainfall    0.14  Aug.  Max.  r  52  53  41  51  45  50  . Through the action of the minister of agriculture, lion. Mart n Bur-  rell, arrangements have been, made  to have the Canadian Bankers', association co operate with the department of agriculture in providing . a  liberal sum of money to be offered  in prizes for calves and pig's exhibited by boys and girls under 17  years of age at county or- township  fairs.  These competitions are known as  the Canadian Bankers' Competi  tions, and are linked up with the  activities of the live stock branch  of the Dominion department of  agriculture. They represent an effort  to increase interest in live stock, and  constitute a part of the active campaign for more and "better stock inaugurated ana1'carried on by'the department. * The generous'support  accorded the movement by, the Canadian Bankers' association" affords a  practical demonstration of the attitude of "the banks towards the live  stock industry, and the active participation of the association in this  campaign is bound to strengthen  and create general-interest in farm  livestock.  Canadian Bankers' Competitions  will be field at a large number of  shows this year," and boys and. girls  should lose no time in finding out  all abou-. them. The calves and  pigs must be fed at least six weeks  by the boys and girls who exhibit  them, so that it is very important to  act promptly in securing a copy of  the rules and othe^jinformation.  Full information regarding tbe  competitions can be obtained from  the manager of any branch bank in  the locality where a fall fair is  held.   -���������  Exceptionally. High Percentage.of Grand Forks Can-  - didatesPass  GRANBY GOES INTO  BIG BEND COUNTRY  M. E. Nelson, M.E., representing  the Gaanhy company, which is considered the premier copper producer  in Canada and among the largpst  producers on the continent, has  completed the purchase under tbe  terms of a bond of the famous  Montgomery group of copper-gold  claims on Downie creek, Big Bend,  40 miler north of Re.velstoke.  Mr. McLeod, of Phoenix, will  have charge of the development of  the property ibis summer and next  winter. A crew of men is being  engaged, cabins will be erected and  everything put in first-class shape  for Motiva and continuous development work.  The Montgomery   group   is  con  sulered one of the   most   promising  copper propositions in British   Columbia, with its immense showings  of   copper   ore.    There   are     nine  claims inlhe group, the lead   being  F. H.   Willsie,   of Danville,   was' from 100 to 300 feet  wide  continu-  .periously injured by   a  Doukhobor  ous over tbe entire nine claims.    J.  near   Carson on Saturday last.    He  C. Montgomery located   this  prop-  was   riding   in a rig   whose driver erty some twenty one years ago.  had evidently   angered   the Douk. j - ���������   The Douk struck at the driver with'     R. It  Gilpin, customs  officer, re  a shovel, but his aim was defective,  turned on Saturday from   his  vaca-  and instead of hitting  him, Willsie,  tion, which he   spent at   Christina  who  was sitting  behind  bim, was lake.  W. M. DeCew, " manager of the  Grand Forks Lumber emup>iny, left  yesterday for a business trip to Nelson.  Danville Man Injured  Victoria, July  27.���������The results  of the entrance  examinations   were  announced today. The Grand Forks  'school  shows   a  remarkably    high  percentage, of candidates who passed  The   lists   of   the   schools > in the  Boundary district follow:  Winners of medals:    .  Grand Forks���������T. Wilfrid Brown.  Nelson���������Marjorie Hall.  Fernie���������George D. Quail.  , Itosslaud���������J. Cyril Wallis.  Revelstoke���������Idoren Freeman.   <  Trout Lake���������Muriel   Battershall.  Ymir���������Edith McL. Grobe.  Grand Forks Center���������Number of  candidates, 25; passed, 24:   T. Wilfrid   Brown;' 760; Mildred E." Hutton, 708; Abram   P. Mooyboer, 694;  Bernard L. Crosby, 689; George- T.  Cooper,  658; E. Merle  Herr,   656;  Helen   M.' Campbell, 654; Frances  N. M. Sloan, 654;  A.' Edward Mc-  ihvaine, 651; Lizzie   M, Page,   633;  Mary L. Stocks, "624;   Laurena   V.  -Nichols, 612; Rosa K. Peterson, 608;  Vernon Smith, 597; Garibaldi G.  F.  Bruno,   591;  N.   Ewiug McCallum,  59U; Lily M. irdiel, 587; Gladys D.  Rasnleigh, 577; Gwendolyn  S.  Mc-  llwaiue, 571; Ambrose   D    McKin-  non; Lee Kosauovitch, 570;   Robert  E.    O'Connell,   567;   Dorothy    G.  Burns, 566.  Greenwood Center���������Number of  eaudibates, 9; passed, 8: Allan A.  Morrison, 633; Jean V. B Coles,  631; llaymond C. Lane, 614: Mary  C. E. Mcintosh, 613; Nellie Axam,  602; John L. McArthur. 598; Ross  A. Wood,.598; S. Aon Eustis, 588.  Phoenix���������Number of candidates.  11; passed, 7: John Rukin, 630;  William G. Humphreys, 618; iVa-  rion L. liannam, 611; D. Doris  Hannaui, 60S: Juhu Owen, 593;  Kathleen S. Caisou, 576; Ihgrid A.  Peterson, 561.  Midway���������Number of candidates,  4; passed, 2: Charles Salmon, 628;  C. Gordon McMynn, 569; '  Carson���������Number Of candidates,  2; passed 1: Sylvia Ross, 6tJ7.  Cascade���������Numb'ei of "caudidated,  2; passed, I: Ettiel V. Carlson, 716.  Ctirislina Lake���������Number ot   candidates, 2; passed, 1: Jessie N. Ferguson, 771.  -Rock  Creek���������Number  of candidates, 1; passed, 0.  \ ��������� \ *J  lowing resolution will   be  endorsed:  ' 'That on this third anniversary of  the declaration   of   a  righteous war,  this meeting of the citizens of  Grand  Forks records its inflexible determination to continue to a victorious* end  >  the straggle in maintenauce of those  ideals of liberty and justice which are  the common and sacred cause of the  allies."  The different churches have been  asked to deal with this subject on  Sunday next.  Inverted Rain  It will be easily understood^writes  C. G Grey in Tales of the Flying  Services, that before a bullet that  has been shot straight upward begins to fall there must be point  where it stands dead still, and that  for the last part of its upward path  it travels very'slowly.--'One officer of  my acquaintance told me, after  some months of war, that his most  curious experience was when once,  and only- once, he discovered the  exact extreme range point.  He was flying along quite peacefully on a bright, sunny morning a  an altitude of a little over eight  thousand feet, without worrying  about anything, when suddenly he  saw something bright dart past the  machine. He began to look about  him and saw,a shade below him and  a little to one side, a whole stream  of little bright things glittering in  the sun.  ��������� Then he realized that he had just  struck a level that  happened  to be"  the extreme vertical range ol a machine gun that was making   uncommonly good shootiug. Other bullets  from   other     machine    guns also  flashed into view as he  flew   along,  and when his eyes caught the  right  focus he could follow the   slow, topmost part of  their   movement for a  considerable distance.  "It looked,"  he said, "just as if  it  were  raining  upward," and the phenomenon was  so novel that he quite  forgot for a  time that the "raindrops" indicated  that he   was unpopular with some  one-below.  An  Article  on Conditions  PrevailingHere in Mining  Circles Long Ago   .  THIRD ANNIVERSARY  OF THE WORLD WAR  Teniorrow, August 4, will be the  third anniversary of the war. Last  year and the year before a public  meeting and council was held, and a  resolution that the war be continued  to a victorious end was moved and  passed. This year, owing to prevailing conditions and also thatAugu-st 4  falls on Saturday, many of the smaller  cities are holding a meeting during  the day. Mayor Acres lis decided to  follow this course, aud asks all citizens to meet at the city hu.ll tomorrow-,  August 4, at 11 a.m , when   the   fol -  The Penalty of Liberty  In the matter of discipline John  Buskin's mother was Spencerian be  fore Spencer. "Let your penalties,"  says that austere philosopher, "be  like the penalties inllicted'by inanimate nature, inevitable. The hot  cinder burns a child the first time  he seizes it; it burns him the second  time; it burns him every time; and  he very soon learns not to touch the  hot cinder." That was Mrs Buskin's  method. To illustrate her way of  teaching lessons, llushin used to tell  the following incident of bis early  childhood, which his mother was  fond of relating:  "One evening, when I was yet in  my nurse's arms, I wanted to touch  the tea urn, which was boiling merrily. It was an early taste for  bronzes, I suppose; but I was resolute about it My mother bade me  keep my fingers back; J insisted on  putting them forward My nurse  would have taken me away, but my  mother said:  " 'Let him touch it, nurse.'  "So I touched it; and that was,  my first lesson in the meaning of i  word    'liberty.'    It   was  the   first'  Looking over the .volume comprising the annual .reports of the  B. C. minister of mines, we came to  the issue for the year ending December 31st, 1897, says the Granby  News. This number contains a report on Phoenix camp by W. A.  Carlyle,- who was then provincial  mineralogist, and who has since bad  a distinguished career in Europe.  In that year the province produced  metals valued at over seven million  dollars, Slocan holding the banner-  position as a producer with an output valued at well over three mil-'  lions. The Rossland mines were  beginning to show up and their  output totalled over two millions-  The Hall Mines smelter at Nelson  was then in charge of B. K Hedley, .  who had just succeeded Paul Johnson, and this plant turned cut a product worth over a million dollars.  Osoyoos division was the chief ^.producer in the western part ot-the  province, Fairview camp and Camp  McKinney producing jjetween-them^  gold to the of $150,000. The northern part of the province produced  8325,000 in placer gold, while the  output from the coast was negligible.  At that time the present location  of Phoenix was known as Greenwood camp, and was reached either  from Bossburg or from Penticton by  stage. The chief points on the route  were Camp McKinney, Midway,  Grepnwood, Grand Forks and Bossburg. The trip took three days,overnight stops being made at Camp  McKinney and Grand Forks. The  road between Pboeuix and Penticton  was one hundred miles long, the  same as the present road via the  Osoyoos hill. It is described as good  but very dusty in warm weather.  It will be noticed that every claim  that has ever been of any importance  in the whole district was staked at  the time. In Central camp, the  No. 7 mine, with F, Kefier as superintendent, was down 140 feet with  their shaft and was showing up some  good ore. The City of Paris mine,  owned by John Stevens, Fairview,  and H. White, Carson, was also  showing up some good ore.  In Deadwood camp, Mr.Keffer.on  behalf of the Boundary Mines com-  (Conthived on Page 2.)  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS  TO TAX-PAYERS  Owing to the large amount of work  in connection with the coming Tax  Sale, it will be impossible for the Collector to interview any of the ratepayers whose taxes are delinquent.  We would request that any who wish  to  relieve their   property  by" paying  piece of liberty that Igot,  and   the'all taxes up to December 31st, 191o,  last that for some time I asked for."  would do so on or before Angust 11th,  at which time the list   must  bo  Rent  J. A. Bertois, of Cascade, was   in j  the city Monday evening.  to tlip printers,  JOHN  HUTTON,  Collector,  -i THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G. '  i  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  i  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00  One Year (in the United States)  ;    1.50  ��������� Address all communications to  Thk Guaxd Fokks Sun,  Phone 101R Giuno Forks, 15. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKK STREET.  "FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 1917  To 'the consumers who havo boon* compelled to pay excessive prices for bacon, it is  but poor satisfaction to know that the William  Davies company has been forced to buy page-  advertisements in nearly -.every daily newspaper in tho^-Dominion in which to deny the  -charge of war profiteering.  Kerensky, the Washington of .Russia, is an  extreme Socialist. ' There will be lots of Socialists after the war. Whether they will be  known as Socialists or by another name is  quite immaterial.  Fighting Joe Martin is on his way to Canada, A Dominion election without Joe being mixed up in it would be like a great battle  without anv casualties.  Many stirring stories, now officially suppressed, will be told when the war ends. The  facts about the British campaign against the  German submarine will be perhaps the most  eagerly awaited. But there is also the story  of Gordon Campbell. The British admiralty  refuse to say why he has received the Victoria Cross and the Distinguished Service  Order and been promoted over the heads of  seven hundred lieutenant commanders; but it  says that the deed was "one of the most gallant acts that a man over performed," and  that after the war the tale "will be road as  one of the most thrilling stories ever told."  Land values are steadily rising. For Alaska  tlie United States paid at the rate of two cents  an acre. The Danish West Indies cost her  something more than $281 an acre.  couple of small shafts sunk in it.    Mr. Carlyle refers to  ^Iftt        tDe Big Copper ���������<������ -in-interesting deposit'that should be  '   prospected much further. ' ���������     /    ,; ������������������.   ;. '  I     From   information   relative  to .Smith's  camp,-it is  'learned that the present minister -of   trade   and   commerce, Sir George Foster, at once time'took .ail interest  in this district, being interested in the Golcou'da' group  of claims. - ������������������   '  \-  The Providence had then shipped about forty'tons of  sorted ore carrying 300 ounces of silver and $80 pold,  but was not then working The Elkhorn. owned by  C. C. Thormet, was developing a few small veins. The  Skylark, lately purchased by a Colorado company for  815,000, was down eighty feet ,on an-incline. Tbe  Jewel in Long Lake camp was equipped with tri'ichin-  ery, had a shaft-down 130 feet and was- finding some,  particularly good', ore.  The next camp referred to is Greenwood camp', which  soon afterward developed into the city of Phoenix: Tbe  Stem winder at that time hadjust he'en sold to Mackenzie and Mann for 815,000     It was considered that they  had an extension of the  Old''Ironsides lead, and some  good ore was being uncovered     The   Brooklyn, owned  by Rumberger and Taylpr, was considered to   possess a  good lead.    The Old Ironsides shaft was full   of wafer,  and  as   this ^comprised all the development work this  property received scant mention. ��������� It has since- become,  one   of   the   heaviest   producers.    Tbe Knob Hill was  operated by the Knob Hill Gold Mining compauy with  a capital stock of   one   and   one half   millions     F.  P  Burke., of Sherbrooke, was-president, and J. P. Graves,  of Spokane, general manager.     Au open cut on this ore  body seems to have struck a magce'-ite segregation. Tbe  cut  showed   the width   to be fiftj* feet with an average  of over two per cent copper, $1.50   in  gold and   thirty  per cent iron.  On the Grey Bagle, owned by J. Stevens;  the  Idaho,   owned   by   Rumberger and McLaren; the  War  Eagle, owned   by   R   Denzler, and  tbe   Missing  Link, owned by Morgan and Rumberger, very but little  work had been done.  The Snowshoe, Gold Drop and Rawhide ore bodies  were all considered at that time to^be different typep  from t'he others on the other side of the hill. Later de  velopment has shown . all the productive Pho ������������������ i< n������e  bodies to belong to the same mineral zone At that  time both the Snowshoe arid Gold Drop had opened up  ore bodies with the diamond drill. Tbe former property  had been bonded by R. Denzler to P. Clark, of Spokane, and the .latter claim was operated by the -Montreal and B. C P. & P. Co. The Rawhide .had only n  small cut but this was encouraging The clnim^was  owned by D. Mclnnes, Thos. Tighe, 11. Denzler and  Wm. Gibbs.     '  In Summit camp, the Oro Denoro, Emma, R. Bell  and B. C. were being opened up, and in Wellington  camp the Golden Crown and Winnipeg were attracting  much attention.  Mr. Carlyle also visited Brown's camp in the North  Fork. Great things were evidently expected from the  Volcanic, as the company which had just then a  bond  (r.  e Bfide!s Choice.  ���������^  Nowadays is a handsome piece of Cut Glass.   You  will  find in our now  stock the very  piece   that suits her.-  Don't let the  price alarm you���������our $o.00 pieces .will  surprise you. '   . ���������*'..-'    - ��������� MWII  **N  The great variety ofarticles shown will make selection  easy,'and we guarantee-that no other gift will look' as  beautiful as. yours. Come���������* and examine, our stock.  You will be just as welcome as if you purchased.  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  A. D.MORRISON  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  ���������^  According to a Washington dispatch the  second "Liberty Loan" of $3,000,000,000 will  be launched throughout the United States on  Novembet 15. Before then it is planned to  issue nearly $1,000,000,000 in short-time  treasury certificates to meet the immediate  needs of the government in pushing war plans.  A campaign overshadowing the publicity  which made the first bond loan a success is  now being planned to sell the second loan.  A women's "liberty loan" committee will be a  feature of the second bond-selling campaign.  State chairmen have been named and central  offices have been opened in Washington.  Millions of posters and five million buttons  have been ordered.  On the eastern front the Russians are regaining their equilibrium, and in the west the  British and French are, if we may be permitted to use a Roosveltian phrase, giving the  Huns hades. Everything looks favorable for  an early march on Berlin  THE BOUNDARY 20 YEARS AGO  ( Concluded from Page 1.)  pany of New York, was conducting development work.  Seven men were at work. It is interesting to read that  sampling of one drift showed two or three and a half  per cent copper with some gold values. Later, another  drift across this zone was driven and much better gold  values obtained which, as the report states, "lead to  greater expectations of striking pav ore." The Sunset  and Crown Silver, owned by W. L. Hogg, of Montreal,  were being prospected, and the Morrison claim had   a  on it had capital stock totalling twenty million   dollars  Development  was  also in   progress  on the Pathfinder  and Seattle claims.  The Sun, at $1.00 per year, gives its readers  three times more reading matter than any  other Boundary paper. This fact accounts  or the rapid increase in our circulation.  Besides being read by all the intelligentpeo-  ple of Grand Forks, The Sun goes to every  ranch home in the Kettle and North Fork  valleys.    No other Boundary paper can give  advertisers this guarantee  Jurt a Few of Our Exclusive Specialties  THE GOAL EVERBEARING APPLE���������The. only everbearing  apple, in existence. A delicious all-tlie season fruit. Fine  trees,* each ....'...:  "i ' .' ."....' :  81.-00  THE VANDERPOOL RED APPLE���������The great ex-port apple and  keeper.     Each ' '.'. : .'..-   oOo  THE OKENCO APPLE���������The best dessert apple.    Kwsli  ...'  n0-.  THE YAKIMENE PEACH-APRICOT���������Aj'e.narkable combination of the apricot and peach.   Hard v.  Each : $1.00  THE V ROOM AN FRANQUETTE WALNUT���������Produces food of  great nutritious value on a highly ornamental tree.  Each $1 00  THE SOUVENIR. EVERBEARING RASPBERRY���������The  greatest everbearer.    Hundred   '. $14.00  Special Sample Offer  We will send PREPAID to your nearest station next Spring one.  of each of these splendid trees and a.dozen of Souvenir Raspberries on  receipt of a So 00 bill, or CO D $5.50. Orders should be placed NOW  for these or any other of bur well known stock. We do not --ship into the  interior in the Fall.     ���������/" ;  We issue a SEVENTY PAGE CATALOG of Fruit and Ornamental-  Trees, etc., also an   ARTISTIC   ROSE CATALOG.   These will be sent  on request, together with a pretty colored calendar for this month.  We have a vacancy for a full-time salesman, also for one   or  two men  with spare time.  N.B.���������It is MOST IMPORTANT that ORDERS  be sent in- AT  ONCE.    The stock'must reserved NOW.  ^British ColumbiaNurseries Co.,Ltd  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver, B, C..  Nurseries at Sardis.  Advertise in The Sun.   It has the ���������  largest local circulation.  IMPERIALS PARLORS  BT?I  IDGE STREET  WE SELL  Fresh Tobaccos  All Leading .Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  HANSEN 8 GO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Office !  F. Downey's Cigar Store  First Street  Telephones;  Office, Rfi6   ~  Hansb.n's Residence. K38  SNAP-IF TAKEN AT ONCE  8-Room House and Two  Lots on Garden St.  Lots 100 feet by 300 feet deep; chicken coops, etc. Will sell cheap for  quick sale. Will sell for less than  half what it cost owner; $1300 if sold  soon. Will give time if needed. Is  handy to school. Garden, has good  soil, and enough potatoes and vegetables can be raised for a large family. Wouldinake an ideal home for  a smelterman. ,  Terms���������$200  or $300  cash; balance monthly payments of $25' or $30  For further particulars  Call at The Sun Office  W-. J- Meagher, Prop.  CORRECT ENGLISH  HOW TO USE IT  JOSBPHINB TURCK BAKER, Editor  For  A MONTHLY MAGAZINE  Progressive   Men  and   Women,  Business and Professional;  Club Women  Teachers     Students     Ministers  Doctors      Lawyers       Stenographers  and all who wish to  Speal  and Write Correct English.  P.ARTIAI; LIST OF CONTKNTS  Your Every-Day Vocabulary  How to Eularge It  Words,Their Meanings and Their Uses  Pronunciations with Illustrative Sentences  Helps for Speakers  Helps for Writers  Helps for Teachers  Business English for the Busines Man  Correct English for the Beginner  Correct English for tho Advanced Pupil  Shall and Will: How to Use Them.  Should and Would: How to Use Them  Sample Copy 10c.  Subscription Price $2 a Year.  EVANSTON, ILLINOIS  Pleaso mention this paper.  Josephine Turok Baker's Standard Mngazino  and Books are recomrnendo'l by tnla paper.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at; All  Hours at  ������������������.���������.the-".;.  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68  Second Street  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to Order.  Also Kepairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering  Neatly Done.  RCMcCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUF  & i.  i  y  3'  }l   '  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  V  Don't Walk in The Sun;  Talk in the Shade!  In the" hot summer weather, when one  does riot seek exertion, there Is no greater  agent of comfort than the telephone. Hav-  ing the telephone at hand enables one to  talk anywhere���������to the store, to a friend,  outk>f town. No errand-running, no travelling, is necessary.  The telephone enables one to stay at  home and be cool, yet keep in touch with  with the live world around. ,  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  DECLINED $7,500 SALARY  TO SERVE PUBLIC FREE  The Great Northern will return  to a tri-weekly service between Oroville and Princeton next week.  Pe-iticton is .shipping 600 boxes  of cherries daily, some going to  Florida.  W. Dinsmore has been appointed  (ire patrol for the Greenwood district. .  Aubrey Miller, of this city, has  gone to Anyox, where he will be  employed in the Granby assay  office,  Homeless in London  The United States government has  never taken much interest in the  housing of its ambassadors, says a  British weekly, and when Dr. Page  first "arrived in Loudon in 3 913,  laving no embassy to go to, he had  to find rooms at a hotel like an ordi  iitiry tourist.  Soon afterwards he set out one  night to see the sights of the metrop  olis by moonlight, and while stroll  ing slowly roqnd Trafalgar Square  he was accosted by a suspicious policeman, who inquired his  name.  "My name is Pagej|" was the reply-  "Well, what are you do;ng   wandering about here?   Hadn't you bet  ter go borne?"  ������������������Home!" ixclaiuied the doctor  with mock solemnly, "1 have no  home."  "No home reiterated (he puzzled  policeman.    '���������Tnen who  are. you?"  "Oh, I'm the American ambassador," replied Mr. Page sadly.  end of London, and bad instructions to stop the traffic as royalty  was expected.  A lady who was unceremoniously  "held up" on the way to the theatre  put her head out of her electric  brougham and called to the constable to let her pass".  -"I carina do it, ma'am,"  the  policeman said.  ��������� '-But I'am the wife of a cabinet  minister.  "I canna help that, ma'am," the  policeman said. "I-could not let  you pass even if you were the wife  of a Presbyterian minister."  The Scale  In a confidential talk to a group  of medical students, ati eminent  physician took up the extremely  important mattej of the maximum  fee.  "The best rewards," he declared,  "come of course to the established  specialist. For instance, I charge  twenty-five dollaas for a call at tbe  residence, ten dollars for an office  consultation, and rive dollars for a  telephone consultation."  There was an appreciative and  perhaps an envious silence,and then  a voice from the back of the amphitheatre spoke.  "Doctor," it asked, "how much  do you charge a fellow for passing  you on the street?"  He Had His Orders  An English home  secretary who  once   had   occasion   to  defend the  London police, says a British week-j  lv, declared it to. be  tbe leonr.   cor-'  rnptible body of its kind   in   uxi-t j  ence.    In proof he narrated the fol  'owi'.'g incident: ���������  A   younj; '.constable  fresh   from  .-jiotlani was on duty .in   the    IV(lot  Has Many Imitators in B. ���������.  The Morning Star announced the  death of William B. Jones when he  was not dead, writes Simeon Strurisky in the New York Evening Post.  The next day it printed the following notice: ,  "Yesterday we-were the first  newspaper to publish the news of  the death of William B. Jones. Today we are the first to deny the re  port. The Morning Star is always in  the lead.''  MR. JOHN G. KENT, a man of  wealth and extensive business interests, who has refused to accept  . any remuneration whatever for his  services as General Manager of the  Canadian National Exhibition, preferring to serve the public free of  charge. He is President of the Toronto Board of Trade and has been  on the Exhibition Board since 1905,  always showing a close interest in  the work. He was President in 1912-  13, the two best yc������ars in the history  of the institution. Mr. Kent is head  of the Boy Scouts in Toronto and  is identified with many philanthropic  enterprises. Long and continued illness has compelled Dr. Orr, Manager  since 1903, to seek a long rest.  The Usual Amount  "I can tell how much water runs  over Niagara Falls to a quart," said  the undergraduate.  "Well, how much?" asked his  companion.  "Two pints," announced the well  elucated young man.  Beyond His Reach  Billy had a serious misunderstand  ing with his elder cousin, Conrad,  that he scrupulously concealed from  bis mother. When he came home  from school she said, "Billy, what  would you like to give Cousin Conrad for his birthday tomorrow?"  "I know what I'd like to give  him," said Billy, vengefully, "but  I'm not big enough!"  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  The Sun read is  read   by   every  body in the Kettle valley.  C'ilitiK electric fan, as good as  new, for sale. Apply Hotel Province.  DAVIS BLOCK, BRIDGE AND SECOND STREETS  Try us for first quality Fresh and Cured  Meats, Lard, Compound, etc. Fish ana  Game in Season.  Support Youi Home InduFtrtf  PHONE 58  DAVIS &  FLOOD, Proprietors  Addressing Mail to Soldiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail at the front and to insure  prompt delivery it is requested that  all mail be addressed as follows:  (a) Regimental number.  (b) Rank.  (c) Name.  (d) Squadron, battery or company.  (e) Battalion, regiment, (or other  unit), staff appoinmtent or department.  (f) Canadian Contingent.  (g) British Expeditionary Force,  (h) Army Post,  London, England.  Unnecessary   mention   of  : higher  formations, such as brigades, dvisions,  is strictly forbidden, and causes delay.  A Home for the Summer  It will not cost you much  ���������more to be really comfortable  for the summer vacation than  to " rough It '* In a tent.  A *mall Wanf Ad. In our  classified columns will bring  you replies from people who  have desirable place* to rent  "S3..   ���������-������������������������������'.  ADVERT!  "WEB Mk mW  THAT  TRADE TO Yi  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  nsws ofthe whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeks more than others ���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't  there something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping   every   week.    Aren't  you losing   many   of them  the weeks you do not ad-  vertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store ��������� it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOL VE���������To use news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it is in The Grand  Forks Sun.  d$  leaders Went to  ���������nKitiftn THE   SUTs.    GRAND  -FORKS,   B.C.  We WHITE IS KING  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy" a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments bjl  oMiller C& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  . The.City Reservoir will be emptied  next Monday for the purpose of haying it'cleaned and repaired . In order  to maintain an adequate house supply  and fire-protection, consumers are' respectfully requested to not use water  for lawn and garden sprinkling dur  ing the shut-down, from Tuesday  mornifTg till Thursday evening.  neil McCallum, ,  Chairman W. & L. Com.  will remain at the coast until   about  the first of September.  A copper furnace was blown in at  the Trail smelter on Wednesday.  Ian Stewart, district road engineer, arrived in the city on Wed  nesday. He inspected the North  Fork rodd'yesterday.  i A 50-ton car of ore from tbe  Union mine in Franklin camp arrived at the Granby smelter on  Wednesday from Lynch cieek.  E. E. W. Mills; who left yesterday  for Drumheller, Alta., where he will  engage in business, was on Tuesday  presented with a handsome club bag  by the Grand Forks Poultry association as a recognition of his services  to the association while he was a  resident of this city. The presenta  tion address was made by E. C.  Hennigei, Mr. Mills responding in  an  appropriate manner  H. A. Leroy, formerly of Grand  Forks, who has been making his  home in Trail for the past seven or  eight months, was in the city this  week. Mrs. Leroy is now visiting in  the East. Mr. Leroy left yesterday  for Medicine Hat, where he has secured a situation with a mercantile  establishment.  Evidence is daily accumulating  that Weather Prophet Foster is not  a friend of the Kettle valley. It  would have been easy for him to  have predicted a two-days' rain for  us about this time.  A number of towns in the Boundary and Kootenay districts report  ed frosts Saturday night. In Grand  Forks there was a slight frost on  bottom lands, but it was too light  to do any damage, and the bench  lands escaped entirely.  Charles Bandner is resuming op  erations at his shingle mill, Christina take.  Six furnaces  are   being  operated  at the Granby smelter in this city.  '~ The agricultural editor of The  Sun reports to the editor-in chief  that a large number of potatoes on  the Sun ranch are being submarined  by the moles. Some casualties  among the plants are reported as a  result of the underground opera  tions by the enemy.  J. C. Taylor arrived in the city  on Sunday, and he has assumed his  duties as manager of A. D. Morrison's   jewelry store.    Mrs.  Taylor  Miss Wray and Miss Ellerby, of  Toronto, who have been visiting  friends here, go to Victoria today  and will return next week. *  has become  overtaxed.    In view of  this, the education  departmpnt  has  dpcided   that   for  the  next spssion  and herpa'fter the Provincial Normal  school   at   Vancouver shall   receive  students from the immprliate   vicinity   of , Vancouver  and   from   -thf  lower mainland as far past as  Hope  nn^the main.line  of   the   Canadian  Pacific   railway,    with   the .proviso  that the   maximum 'attendance   qt  that   school   shall   not - exceed 22ft  students.   Furthpr, that all  students  from   Vancouver, island,   the   gulf  islands,   and   the mainland east of  Hope   shall   attend   the'Provincial  Normal school ut Victoria.    It  may  be recalled    that * the   travelling px-  penses of all studpnts attending both  of the Provincial Normal schools are  paid bp the provincial  government  Notice is also given that all students  who   purpose     attending    normal  school shall govern   themselves  ac  cordingly in making application for  admission.   .The next session of the  Provincial Normal schools opens on  August   20tb,   and all students are  reminded that   application   should  be made as early   '*s   possible.    According to regulations the   last day  for receiving applications is August  10th.  :ov  *1I<  ies,. vjIqcks,-jewellery,   -.  Gut Glass, Silverware, Etc.  TIMBERLAKE,������ SON & Co!  "THE QUALITY IEWELLERS"  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  Specialty:    Fine Watch Repairs.  INDEPENDENT  Counter Cliefc  Made, in Toronto." The  l)f\st. counter check'-books  on the* market today.    -  *  ������������������|i4������M*-*������  ! LISTEN TO THIS!  astern  We have a two years  contract to handle these  books. Call and see samples- - - -  nAt The Sun Office  THE  Mrs. George B. Garrett has returned- home' from Maple Creek,  where she attended the funeral of  her sister.  Owing to the steadily increasing  high school attendance of the lower  mainland, and the location of the  Provincial Normal school at Van-  cover in the centre of congestion,  the  accommodation  at   that school  CONTINUING OU  For One More Week  Special Low Prices  on most all Lines of  Seasonable Goods.  August 4th to 11th Inclusive.  SAYS CORNS LIFT  RIGHT OUT NOW  You reckless men and ���������women who  are pestered with corns and who have  'at least once a week invited an awful  death from lockjajz or blood poison  aro no?,* told hy a'Cincinnat' authority  to u*=e a drug called freezone, which  the me.v_ent a few drops are applied  tc Xuy i'Mm, tho soreness is relieved  <*:'���������.$ csr u :i-'*> entire corn, rcot and all,  lilts ������.���������������������������'$ **-:Lh the fingers.  ������ r* ..is u. sticky ether compound which  ���������������;��������������� the nvjmenfc it is applied and  ������������������imply shrivel.! the corn without inflara-  :ng or even irritating the surrov.nd-  r\g tissue or skin. Tt is claimed that  .��������� quarter of an ounce of freezone will  ��������� )st very little at any of the drug storer-.  *it is sufficient to rid one's feet ol'  ���������ery hard or soft corn or callus.  You are further warned that cuttiE^  **. -i corn io n suicidal habit.  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  the  world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS <fc DEALERS  in each class of poods. Besides foeinp a complete commercial guide to London and Its  suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the" Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  nrraiiged under tho 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 current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can ��������� advertise  their trade cards for S5, orlnrgei' advertisements from $15.  &  All Tied Up  For want of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  will untie the knots.  We make this a good  paper so that intelligent people will read  it, and they do.  Isn't that the kind of  help you want?  FARM LANDS  OREGON & CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Title to same revtjated in United States by Act  of Congress dated Juno 9, 1916. Two million  tnree hundred thousand acres to be opened  for Homesteads and sale. Power site timber  and agricultural lands. Containing some  of best land left in United States. Now is  the opportune time. Large aecflonal map  ihowing glands and description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One  Dollar. Grant Lands Locating Co., Box 610,  Portland, Oregon.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs to  Armson, Bboo  repairer.    Tho   Hub,   Look for tho  Big  Hoot.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST CASH PRICES paid for old Stoves  and   Riuigos.    E. C. Pooklmm,   Secondhand Store,  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abchurch Lane, London, E.C.  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  THERE'S A REASON  Our prices are  -in ode rate, b cleanse .we employ  cbmpetentwork-  inon" who have  mastered their  trade, and we do  have to* charge  for the "service"  of hunting up  samples*in specimen books."  ']  WE PRINT  Letterheads *  ;. Noteheads  Billheads 1, .  Statements  .   Envelopes    -  Business cards  Visiting cards  Posters  Dodgers  .Sliippingtags  Menus  Ball programs  Wedding* invitations  Price lists  Pamphlets  Circulars  And commercial  and society print  ing of every description.  P. A.  Z.  PARE,  Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street  Pays for The  ��������� syr *sys? Sim for .an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary cou 3try  I.  eyeiaea Dicycies  "Built to Last"  Without a doubt, one of the Strongest Bicycles ever  built.  We have just received a large shipment of  Clevelands, in various colors. They are selling rapidly. If you want one, call early, before the supply is exhausted.  Iteadquarters for High-Grade Sundries.  J. R. MOOYBOER  Bicycles Dealer and Blacksmith Opposite City Hall

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