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I-  I  gislative Library ,;.,..���������  Kettle Valley Orchardisf  SIXTEENTH YEAR���������No   41  GRAND FORKS   B  0., FRIDAY, AUGUST 10,  1917  $1.00 PER YEAR  Acquires Coal Lands, Near  Ladysmith and Will Start  : Development at Once  A Victoria dispatch last Saturday  announced the acquisition of.a large  area^. of valuable coal lands in;, the  vicinity, of ��������� Ladysmith, Vancouver  island, at- an outlay-of approxi-  rintely $750,000, the development  of   which   will   require the employ  _ ment of several h undred men, the  - establishment of a new mining ceb  ter and the erection of wharves and  shipping facilities at tidewater, call  ing for an additional outlay of-probably 8500,000, and the erectipn of  a modern coke manufacturing plant  '.at its Anyox properties at a cost of  $1,500,000, is -a new program of  development   which   the    Granby  ... .Consolidated   Mining,  Smelting &  ���������- Power   company, the   largest  concern of its kinoVin  Canada, has - un  dertaken.  Negotiations for the acquisition  of the lands on Vancouver island  have been under way for sometime,  ���������the-company baviug secured- about  1500 of what is stated to be among  the best*coal properties in the district. ' Other private holdings in the  district are now being acquired:  This action of the Granby company has been warmlw welcomed  l>y the people of Vancouver island,  as'it. will mean further development  of the great coal area and in time  call for the employment of several  hundred men, thus stimulating industry. No time will be lost in  pfojeeuing with the development of  the properties acquired.  F. Al. Sylvester, managing direc  tor of trie Granby company, wbTle  in "'Victoria on Monday, confirmed  the fact of tbe company's purchase  of the coal lands and the plan relative to their development.  In Grand Forks the news that the  Granby is detetermined to make its  own coke has been received with  evidc.it satisfaction. It; is generally  conceded that development of the  coal lands purchased by the com  pany will put a stop to the periodi  cal shut-down of the smelter in this  city on account of coke shortage.  The company's acquisition of the  island coal properties is the direct  outcome of its determination to, in  future, have an assured source of its  c ike supply. The recent labor troubles in the Crow's' Nest section  where, through the closing down of  'opme'nt work.is being pushed'ahead  at a rate' which will mean a still  much greater production ot copper  in the future.  .It is not the-intention of the  Granby-company, at least not for  some time, to utilize its newly acquired island - coal properties for  purposes other than ��������� the .manufacture of coke for its own use. In the  future, it may be, ifc will branch out  into"the fuel bnsiness,and espec ally  into the manufacture of the. many  valuable by-products of coal, to , the  great "value of. which the- war has  directed attention.   *'-".'  The  Ladymith -Chronicle   com  ments as follows on this huge   deal:  In the course of an   interview   this  afternoon   with' - J. . H.  Hawthorn  thwaite, who was chiefly instruuien  ,tal in bringing about the investment  referred'to, that gentleman -congrat  ulated the citizens of Ladysmith on  the improved conditions that   must  at once take place through  the advent of coke ovens and the opening  up   of - coal   fields tributary to the  city by this  powerful  organization,  one of the greatest concerns  on  the  American  continent.    His   connection with the transaction   has   been  the' acquisition   of   the coal areas,  which, wtthout the assistance of H.  Treat, of Seattle, it would have been  impossible to complete the  arrangements.    Operations on  these prop  erties' have   already    been'    commenced.  ���������In connection-with.this it should  be mentioned- that Messrs. Haw  tnornthwaite and' Treat. have two  coal properties close tp Ladysmith  which will be operated ny a separate company, fc'u I ding are already  being erected, and there will be no  delay in .proceeding with all preliminary arrangements. The business and labor interests of Lady-  c-mith are to be congratulated on the  splendid outlook for miuing development.  NEED NO-PASSPORTS  TO ENTER CANADA  COPPER 10  BUILDBJGPLANT  3000-Ton Mill - for Copper  . Mountain, Where There  Huge Ore Reserves  The Canada Copper company,  owner of the British Columbia Copper .company, is being financed to  build a concentrating plant of 3000  tons daily capacity at the outset instead, of an initial unit of 1000 tons  daily, as was contemplated. 9a'ys a  New York report. The cost of the  plant, to be situated at Copper  mountain, near Princeton and its  contributory departments, will be  in the neighborhood of $2,000,000,  according to the same source of information. ,The improvements include an adequate hydro-electric  installation and a 12-mile railroad  spur from Princeton. The expenditure in development of the Copper  mountain mine was $396,000 up to,  July 1. ,  ���������Decision to build a mill of   3000  to is capacity was encouraged by re  suits   obtained   in   a  flotation test  mill  "of   50    tons   daily  capacity  on ibe Copper mountain   property.  ' Oscar Lathmund7"generd^���������mana:���������  ger,   recently   said   the -mine con  uined 10,000,000 tons  of   reasonably assured ore and  2.000,000  tons  of   {.robable   ore, according ' to tbe  measurement   of   engineers.     This  tonnage   estimate   has   been   con  firmed   by   engineers  employed  to  make   an *ind* pendent survey, ac  cording to official statement.  It has  been stated repeatedly that the average content is -1.74 per  cent   copppr  and a small quantity of  recoverable  silver and gold.  These ore reserves haves a net  value of ������54,810,000, according to a  New York publication. This valu  atiou is based on a 25 cent copper  market, a cost of 9i cents a pound  tor production and an  extraction of  if all persons of as low a moral  standard as the perpetrator of this  act must possess could be sent to  the trenches and prevented from  ever again returning to the country:  "During-theabsence of the family  on .Saturday night, a dastardly outrage was perpetrated at the home of  James R. Duncan, Fourteenth  street. Seven fruit trees were de-  iberately destroyed by being pierced  all round the trunks with an auger.  The deliberate nature of the outrage is indicated by the methodical  manner in which it was gone about.  The auger route was obviously selected because it is the most silent.  Holes were bored so close one cut  into the next all round the trunk.  Three of them came down of their  own weight, and the others will  doubtless follow suit. Two of the  trees were twenty years old and  were valued by Mr. Duncan at $250.  In all, the actual money loss is considerable." i  Ottawa, August 8.���������In order that  there may be no .uncertainty as to  the attitude taken by the Canadian  government towards  tourist  traffic,  90 per cent, it is statced  aud further that the regulations may 1 ���������   be clearly   understood, Superinte.. | LIBERALS WANT WAR  dent  of Immigration  Scott,.of  tbe  THIRDANN1VERS  OF THE If  Citizens Declare in Favor of  Continuing the Struggle to  a Victorious End  ALVO HAD BIG PLOT TO  BREAK DOWN DRAFT  Alvo von Alvensleben, who had  to make a hasty exit from British  Columbia when war was declared  between Great Britain and Germany, has been active in the state  of Washington. A Seattle dispatch  says: *,  "A United States agent has un  covered a gigantic plot to break  down the draft by- engineering  wholesale exemptions. Propaganda,  believed to be of German origin,  is beiug mailed to all men called for.  physical examination urging and  showing them how to evade service  on the grounds of conscientious objections. ' No arrests have yet been  made, but they are expected shortly.  ������������������District   Attorney     Allan    de  clared the Canadian authonties have  information actually  showing  Ger  man machinery was working  before  the war to   make   Alvo von Alvensleben, arrested   in Portland,  gov  ernor of British  Columbia.     This  accomplished,      Allan       declared,  through   activities    the    Germans  would  be   organized   to obtain political control of the province."  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS  department.of the interior, bai issued  the following statement:      *  "Bona fide tourists, being  American citizens or citizens   or   subjects  PROHIBITION MEASURE  The Liberal convention in Winnipeg of the four western provtnces,  of allied or neutral countries, do not'just before adjournment at 11 o'clock  require passports to enter or permits! Wednesday night, adopted with no  to leave Canada, and.are assured of oppowtiorra resolution approving of  courteous treatment and a hearty a mea-sU'rVof Dofminion-wide prohi  welcome. Citizens or subjects of bition The resolution was moved  countries with which Canada is at t.y Mrs. Chae. Robinson, of Wiuni  war may not enter even as tourists, p-'g, aud seconded by Mr?,-Tedford,  Persons born in an enemy country of Yorkton, Sask., and reads as fol-  olajiiiing to be naturalized in the lows:  the mines, a coke shortage ' n-sulced,' Uni'teifStates,or in some other allied ��������� '"That as a war measure and with  which tied up the smelting plants', or neutral country, should carry; the object of utilizing to the fullest  of the Granby as well as other large ' their naturalization papers. Persons '< extent the food values within the  smelling concerns in the province of evident enemy origin who claim j Dominion, the federal government  and niHterially reduced the output of to have . been born in the United should take possession of all stocks  metals at a time when war demand* States, or in some   other   allied   or of alcohol, and   the  federal   parlia-  had   forced   prices   up to record fig   neutral   country,   should   carry   a  ures, led the company to  secure its  bi'lh certificate or some other   evi  own supply of coke. j deuce of their birthplace.  The project now under   way   will'     "To facilitate departure from Can  niean, in addition   to   the expendi-   ������<'������ males between 18 and 45 enter  tun*   to   he  made  on   Vancouver 'ing Canada fur a temporary purpose  island, the erection of a modern coke  may   secure   on   application to the  ���������  , ��������� .���������    .        . .       .,     Canadian immigration officer where  making   plant at Anyox, where the ,,     ������, ,, ���������L,hn���������,:.���������.  61 . tiiey enter Canada  a  card  showiug  company   has in   operation one  or  th(U they are nut residents  of  Can  the largest copper   producing  prop- acia>    Women aud children  do not  erties in Canada, aud  where   deve!-  requiro identification cards."  ment should absolutely prohibit the  manufacture, importation, exportation, storage or sale of intoxicating  liquors within the Dominion of  Canada."  II. R. Gilpin, customs officer at  this"port, makes the following detailed report of the customs receipts  at the head office iu this city and at  the various sub-customs offices, for  the month of July, 1917:  Grand Forks   81,934.07  Carson       384.88  Phoenix       228.04  Cascade       HI. 14  Total  $2,658.13  Dastardly Outrage  The following case of wanton destruction of property is reported in  the New Westminster Columbian.  It would be a decided gain to society  An   Ottawa   dispatch   says that 1  regulations for restricting the use of  beef, bacon and white bread in public eating places and for prohibiting  the use of wheal in   the distillation (  or manufacture of alcohol, have been  promulgated by order in  council at  the instance of the food   controller, j  The   serving of   beef and bacon is!  prohibited   on  Tuesdays   and Fridays and at more than one meal  on  any other day. Substitutes such  as  corn bread, oat cakes, etc., must be  provided   at   every   meal at which  white bread is served.  The third anniversary of the  world war was appropiately.com  memorated in this city on Saturday  last by a public meeting being held  in'the city hall at 11 o'clock in the  morning. The attendance was large  and representative. . ��������� The speakers  were Mayor Acres, who presided,  Aid. McCallum and Judge Brown.  Mayor Acres, in opening the  meeting,, stated the object-for which  'it had been called. He spoke feelingly of the bravery of the Canadian  soldiers at the front, and paid a  high tribute to the noble work being done by the Canadian women  in the present struggle. When he  addressed a similar meeting a year  ago he had hoped that that would  be the last, but he trusted that before another months elapsed complete victory would rests with the  entente nations.  Aid. McCallnm paid a glowing  tribute to the bravery of the Canadian soldiers.in.action������ and .reviewed  the many battles in which they had  played a conspicuous part. They  had earned undying glory for themselves and imperishable fame for  the nation they represented. He  offered the following resolution:  "That on this third anniversary of  the declaration of a righteous war,  this meeting of the citizens of Grand  Forks records its iuflexible determination to continue to a victorious end  the strnggle in maintenance of tho.se  ideals of liberty and justice which are  the common aud sacred cause of the  allies."  Judge Brown,' in seconding the  resolution, reviewed some of the  major incidents of the war. With  the present disturbances in Russia,  he said the situation would now  be rather discouraging had not the  United States entered the war; but  tbe entry of the States into the  struggle, he thought,\would offset  any dioappointment Ibat might  come from Russia, and he felt con-  fidsnt of a final victory for tbe  liies. He did' not think tbat the  people who had been fortunate  enough to be left behind at home  were doing enough to win the war,  and he declared himself to be in  favor of conscription.  The resolution was adopted unanimously by the audience rising and  singing "God Save the King."  The funeral of Hon. Sir Richard  McBride was held on Wednesday  from his residence, T.hurloe square,  London, the remains being taken to  Golder's Green crematory. A number of British Columbia officers  officers acted as pallbearers, and  Gen. Jack Stewart got leave from the  front to attend  The city reservoir   has  beei  paired nnd cleaned   this  week, .0  is once more in commission.  The next American troops to be  sent abroad will go to Russia, and  others will soon go to Italy, Senator  Lewis declared on the floor of the  senate on Wednesday.  rend  The  Fourth   street    bridge   has  been replanked. THE   SON,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C  ������he (femtift Storks Bun  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  can traders, who used to supply Uganda with  rum, calico, brass wire and  beards,  are now  doin  g a roaring business in- wrist watches.  <r  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) $1.00  One Year (in the United States)   1.50 j majority of the provincial press is opposed to  Address all communications to  Some of the government officials who' have  visited the city have complained because the  Thk Guani) Fohks Sun,  Phonic 101R Guand Fouics, B. C.  OFFICE:    COUJMRIA AVENUE AND LAKE STlttiKT.  FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1017  The  Canadian  food  controller has issued  his first edict.    We are to have two meatless  days per week.    There can be objection taken  to this.   But, in our humble opinion, the days  chosen are not felicitous.  Tuesday and Friday.   Friday���������that appears to be a discrimination  against  The  Sun in favor of Quebec.  That is our publication clay, and' anyone who  has  f-ver  been  inside  a modern newspaper,  officer knows how strenuous the day  is  and  what a vast amount of nourishment is re-  - quired to keep the mental machinery running  smoothly; but in Quebec the day is supposed  to be meatless, anyway.    You surely see now  'what we meant when we said we had   been  discriminated against.    If the food controller  has no. serious objection, we should like to  substitute Sunday  for Friday as one of our  meatless days,  because  on Sunday it generally takes all our time to digest tlie sermons,  and if we attempted to mix these with board-  insj-honse steak we are afraid that there would  be a declaration of war somewhere in the  interior department of our anatomy.    To Tuesday we can offer no valid objection, because  that is  the day we generally go fishing; and  the wheat-bread clause in the edict does not  affect us.    We never eat it unless it is  thrust  upon us, as we prefer pie and cake.    These  dainties are still on the free list.  the present government. They should make an  impartial investigation of the cause.  ��������� t   :   Of course a mail may obtain a certain degree of success by being treated as.a', favorite  by those in power, but such a success brings  no honor with it. The man who forges ahead  on his merits has to use his brains. The favorite may be a brainless sycophant.  e Bride's Choice  ==^  'Nowadays is"a handsome'piece of Cut "Glass.   You  will-  find in our new  stock the very  piece  that suits her.  Ddn't let  the  price .alarm' you���������our $5.00 pieces will  surprise you. '" ,."'-.;���������  The allies, including Great Britain, France  and Belgium, need 460,000,000 bushels of imported wheat. North America "will have to  supply it.  The hand grenades that figure in the trench  fighting in northern 'France are not a new  weapon. As long ago as the siege of Aries in  1536 the soldiers used hollow balls'of iron  filled with.powder and provided with a fuse  that they lighted before they threw the grenade. It was'the use of that weapon that added  "grenadier" to military nomenclature.  The great variety of articles 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  GRAND FORKS. B. C.  A. D.MORRISON  ^  j  Speaking more seriously on the subject of  food .conservation, we overheard a gentleman  this evening make a very good suggestion.  Everybody knows that every little community  has a million or more too many dogs. In the  majority of cases they are useless curs, and  the average dog consumes as much food as a  workingman.' "Why not," said this man,  "kill off the dogs and save the food. It may  be need to save human lives be the war  ends." It is a suggestion worth giving serious  consideration.  At first the call was formen, munitions  and money. Now the cry is for men, munitions and food.  There is a real distinction between declaring war and declaring that a state of war exists. A government declares war when it  purposes to make war on another country. It  declares that a state of war exists when another government "has already attacked it.  The Tories are still in charge, of the flesh-  pots in this province. They usually take care  of their own party first.  The news of the sudden death in London of  Sir Richard McBride came as a great surprise  to'most of the people of this province and as  a decided shock to his many friends and admirers. ^When Sir Richard was active in  public life in this province we gave him credit  for being a shrewd and successful politician,  but maintained that he lacked the essential  sagacity of a statesman. Even' though he  has now passed away, we can not see our  way clear to alter that opinion. He rode Jon  a wave of marvelous prosperity while in power, and acted as if those days of inflated  values were endless. Had he been gifted with  a deeper foresight he would have foreseen that  the conditions that produced the prosperity  were transitory, and would have governed  .the province less recklessly than he did.  Food controllers in Canada andv the States  were appointed in order that the- men at the  front might be fed; in order that those behind  at home should not go hungry; in order that  Great Britain and her allies should not have  to retreat from the enemy for want of food.  Tlie Sun, at $1.00 per yea;-, 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 intelligent people 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.  Just a Few of Our Exclusive Specialties  -��������� n ��������� y ...  THE GOAL EVERBEARING   APPLE���������The  only   everbearing       "  *-apple -in    existence.    A    delicious   all-tlie season, fruit.*. Fine  '   Vees.eacli ." :J- '. .: .������������������.  SI.00  THE VANDERPOOL RED APPLE���������The great export apple and  ^ keeper.     Each.." .; ...: '���������. '-' 50c  THE OIIENCO APPLE���������The best dessert apple.   E-wch     0O0  THE Y A KIM. ENE PEACH-APRICOT���������A remarkable   combination of the apricot and peach.  Hard)'. Each..... ......S1.00  THE VROOMAN FRANQUETTE WALNUT���������Produces food of  wreat nutritious value on a highly ornamental tree. Each ....'....$1.00  THE     SOUVENIR.'EVERBHAIUNG     RASPBERRY���������The  greatest everbearer. - Hundred .... ; 811 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 shou'd be placed NOW  for these or any other of our well known stock. We do not ship into the  interior in the Fall.  We issue a SEVENTY PAGE CATALOG of Fruifrand 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. - ' *  t?feBritish ColumbiaNurseries Co.,Ltd  , '  .1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C.  .Nurseries at Sardis*.  Advertise in The Sun.   It has the'r  largest local circulation.  IMPERIALS PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET  SNAP-IF TAKEN AT ONCE  WE SELL  Fresfo Tobaccos  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  W-  J- Meagher, Prop.  HANSEN 8 GO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  i  Office !  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Telephones;  Office, B(i6 ffrcf Wrppt  Hansen's Residbnck. K38 ������"������" ������������ VG������  In earlier wars disease was even more destructive than battle; but the progress of military sanitation has made even the British  trenches in northern France freer from disease than the homes of London. At least, the  rate of illness there, counting ,even "colds"  and influenza, is Isss than the rate in London,  and the death rate from disease is three a  year to each thousand men.  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; $1800 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. Would make an ideal home for  a smelterman.'  Civilization  is surely advancing, although  ���������ts progress may sometimes seem slow.   Afri-  Terms���������$200  or $300 cash; balance monthly payments of $25 or $30  For further particulars  Call at The Sun Office  CORRECT ENGLISH  HOWTO-USEIT  JOSEPHINE TORCK BAKER, Editor  A MONTHLY MAGAZINE  For  Progressive   Men  and   Women,  Business and Professional;  Club Women  Teachers     Students     Ministers  Doctors      Lawyers       Stenographers  and all who wish to  Speak and Write CorrecteEnglish.  PABTIAL LIST OF .CONTKNTS  Your Every-Day Vocabulary  How to Enlarge 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 the Advanced Pupil  [Shall and Will: How to Use Them.  Should and Would: How to Use Them  Sample Copy 10c.  Subscription Price 82 a Year.  BVANSTON, ILLINOIS  Plense monition this paper.  Josephine Turck Baker's Standard Miiprnsslne  and BooKs are rccoinmende'l by tula paper.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Kigs  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 Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly Done.  RC.McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVEN0F /  I  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FOBKS,   B. 0.  P  I  F  I.*  ������  .'?'  s*  The bun  by~ Telephone  The telephone stands for comfort the  whole year through, but never is the  pleasure of turning to: it greater than in  the hot days'of summer. ^  Shopping, -visiting or business need never  be postponed���������the telephone will do it  for you.  Forget the heat!   Use the telephone!  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  In coming down from Phoenix  in his auto on Wednesday night,  A. C. U'Ren met with an accident, a  short distance above Hales, that resulted disastrously for his car. Mr.  U'Ren was running along at a pretty  goodspeed; the lights were rather  dim, and presently the car went  over the bank and turned turtle iu  the ditch. Mr. U'Ren jumped, and  thus saved himself from injury.  The escaping gasoline set fire to the  ecar, and it was burned to the grass  roots. The stranded driver was  picked up by Stanley Davis' car  and brought to town.  About twenty five drops of rain  per acre is now falling daily. It's  a slow way of irrigating the parched  eaith.  The district poultry show will  probably be held in Grand Forks  this year, as Trail does not seem to  want it.  The provincial legislature Ms  scheduled to reassembled next  Tuesday, the i4th inst., to consider  the prohibition question. A majority of tbe papers appear to think  that British Columbians will have  to go dry after October 1. From  what source they have obtained  their information is yet a secret.  The   Nort-^port   smelter   is   uovv  ^.guarded by United  States soldiers.  Owing'to the prevalence of dis  ease among grouse of all kinds, a  close season has been declared for  grouse, prairie chicken and ptarmigan east of tbe Cascade -range in  British Columbia.  Today is an abreviated payday at  the Granby smelter.  The United States government  will commandeer all American tonnage now on the seas as soon as the  shipping board is organized.  The convention in Winnipeg of  the Liberals of the four western  provinces has endorsed Sir Wilfaid  Laurier as leader.  Sir Richard McBride, for fourteen  years premier of British Columbia,  died in Uondon on Monday from  Brights disease. He was a native  srn of the province, and was'47  years of age. .'  The days are getting, shorter, and  it will soon be time to commence to  worry about next winter's supply of  fuel.  "If you want the real uews of  the Boundary, read The Sun," said  a citizen to the editor the other day;  "if you want gossip and conjecture,  read some other paper." We know  that he was not attempting to~ flatter us, because we never loan out  any money.  The mineral output of British  Columbia was worth $42,290,462  last year.  "We Ibok to^the resources of Canada, and to tbe indomitable energy  of Canadians for, an answer that  will shatter Germany's threat of  starvation," says Baron Rbonde,  food controller of -Great Britain, in  a message to Hon. W. J. Ilanna,  food controller of Cauadn.  METEOROLOGICAL  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government therniom ���������  eter on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Min.  Max.  Aug.  3-  ���������Friday ���������  . 81  60  .4-  -Saturday  ..  ,. 8f>  ��������������� 46  5-  ���������Sunday.....  .. 89 .  52  6-  -Monday   . 88  53  7--  -Tuesday   .. 74  48  8-  -Wednesday  .. 81  47  '  9-  -Thursday...  .. 8S  46  Inches  Raini  0n  0.13  Duty Elsewhere  K.  Irish soldier had lost an  eye  in battle, but was allowed to continue in the service on consenting to  have a gla.������s eye in its place, says an  English paper.    One  day, however,  DAVIS BLOCK, BRIDGB AND SECOND STREETS  Try us for first quality Fresh and Cured  Meats, Lard, Compound, etc. Fish ana  Game in Season.  Support Youi Home InduFtrj)  PHONE 58  DAVIS # FLOOD, Proprietors  he appeared on parade without his  artificial eye.  "Nolan," said the officer, "you  are not properly dressed. Why is  your artificial eye not in  its place?"  _"Sure, sir," replied Nolan, "I left  it in me box to keep an eye on me  kit while I'm oh parade."  In Memoriam  "I presume you carry a memento  of some kind in thao locket you  wear?" tbe inquisitive wife of the  clergyman asked a parishioner.  "Yes. It's a lock of my husband's  hair." _ "  "But your husband is still alive!"  the lady exclaimed in considerable  surprise.  "Yes, that is true, but his hair is  gone."  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  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,  DECLINED $7,500 SALARY  TO SERVE PUBLIC FREE  ... ,..:'v/.-  MR. JOHN Gr 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-frea 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 years 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.  a*  A Home for the Summer  |t will not cost you much  more to be really comfortable  for the summer vacation than  to*4rough It" in a tent.  A small Want",Ad. In our  classified columns will bring  you replies from people who  have desirable place* to rent  ?!  THE   STI  E 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' advertise?  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.  ���������MummiiMWHWiHBmi  IMlMfflMfflmMBg  mmmimmbimMmmiii THE -SUN'.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  We WHITE IS KING  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why bujl a machine at which you have'  to sit in an awkward position,. when you  may just as well have one with- which Otis a pleasure" to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by*  n.  oMiller C&\ Gardner  ;.   Complete Home Furnishers  TENDER FOR REMOVAL OF COLUMBIA  , SCHOOL HOUSE  r  Trail for the West Kootenay Power  company,' was a visitor in the city  on Tuesday.  TENDERS  are'invjted  for   the. removal of the. old   school   house', in  West End to   the  site  adjoining the  Grand- Fork's High School  Tenders'to state price of removal,  including all __ necessary charges in  connection with .same, al.so the num-  ber^of days required to move same.  -,JPhe building to be left in such position that the foundation may be  placed under, before removing jacks.  All jacks and supports to be taken  away at the expense of thecontractor  after foundation is in place  Address all bids to Secretary School  Board, marked "Tender for Removal  of School House."  Bids will be" received up to (i p m.,  Wednesday, August 15  ' GEO.-H   HULL,  Secretary.  The Great Northern railway its  once more operating a daily'passen-  ger'train service between this city-  and Phoenix.  W7 D. Willson, M.P.P. for   Ross-  land, is at  Victoria  in the interest  .of  the  new   road from Rossland to  'Cascade, a link in   the  transprovin  cial highway.  Ore is-s being shipped from the  Inland Alining Company's mine at  Padlson.  The Doukhobor accused of as'saulc  ing F. H. Wallsie, Danville, was arrested   at the colony farm, "Carson,  Saturday by the provincial police.  On Tuesday he bad bis trial   before  Police  Magistrate   Cochrane.    The  evidence tended to show that three  Danville  men���������F.-H   Wallsie,  H.  Haslin and Mr Keathly���������had gone  into the field where the   Doukhobor  w as work, near the Carson school-  house,   to   have  some   "fun" with  him, and that the Douk had picked  up a rock and thrown it at the men.  Tbe missile   struck   Wallsie in  the  forehead, inflicting quite   a  Bevere  wound.    The    judge   ordered   the  Doukhobor    released,   and     fined  Keathly and Haslin each  820  and  costs.    Wallsie, who had   been  injured, he thought  had been sufficiently punished for'his "fun."   The  latter gentleman, who was  brought  to the Grand  Folks   hospital   after  his   encounter with  the Douk, had  recovered sufficiently on Tuesday to  leave for his home.  Two hundred and eighty men are  now employed at the Granby mine  in Phoenix.  - J. J. Warren, L. A. Campbell  and Engineer Archibald inspected  the Emma mine at Eholt last week.  It is stated that the road to  Paul  son-will-be ready for motor  traffic  ir. about three weeks.  James Sidney  Storer,   of   Green  wood, and Miss Ethel Pauline Harper,   of   Spokane, were   married in  ' Phoenix last Thursday, Rev. J.   11.  Munro olliciating.  There is a steady demand for  borers in Trail.  Ernest Lane, at one time chief  electrician at the Granby smelter,  put who is   now  local  manager at  ,     Since mining began in British Col  umbia tha  province has   produced  | more than  ������120,000,000  worth   of  copper.  A Serious Oversight  "How are the tomatoes coming  on?" the gardener asked the wife of  the new summer resident.  "I'm rather afraid that we shan't  have any," was the reply.  "Why, I-thought you eaid you'd  planted half your garden?"  "I did; but I forgot to open the  cans."  in the hotpl dining" room. At last  the proprietor came to him. Thi  story of what followed appears- in  the Philadelphia Press.  "Pardon, sir," he said, with'a low  boy, "were you* waiting for anything?"  ' .  ��������� "Yes," replied the consul     ������������������Yes  terday 1 told Ferdinand," your head  waiter that   I would dine' here at   6  o'clock.    It is 7 o'clock and he  has  not appeared yet."  "Ferdinand joined the army early  today," said the proprietor ''If the  senor���������"  "Gone, has he? The scoundrel!  Why didn't he let me know be was  going?"  "More   respect,   please,   senor,"  protested the Mexican,'with dignity.  "Ferdinand has won steady promo  tion and is now a general."  For Watches,. Clocks, - Jewellery s  Gut Glass];''Silverware,^Etc.  TIMBERLAKE,������ SON & CO.  "THE QUALITY IEWELLERS"  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  Specialty:    Fine Watch Repairs.  INDEPENDENT BRAND  Counter Check  >ook������  The Sun read is. read   by   every  body in the Kettle valley.  Made in Toronto. . Tlio  b^st counter-check books  on. tlie market today.  Eastern Prices  We ' have a two "years'  contract to handle these  books. Gall and see samples  o4t The Sun Office  iBf^lMMtKlWlH  .   ���������*������������������������������������������������������������������'  I SUFFERING CATS'  I GIVE THIS MAN  1     THE GOLD MEDAL  7  i  Quick Promotion  For an hour the American consul  iu a Mexican town .had been sitting  Lisle Hose - 20c  Ladies' full-fashioned fine guage Colored Lisle  Hose, with 2-inch garter top and reinforced  heel and toe.  Colors are Nile, Resida, Mauve, Purple,, Lavender, Wistaria and Champagne, and come  in size 9 to 10.  Special,  ic pr  Let folk's step on your feet hereafter:  -wear "shoes a size smaller If you. like  for corns will never again send electric  sparks of pain through you, according  to this Cincinnati authority.  He says that a few drops of a drug  called freozone, applied directly upoD  a tender,, aching corn, Instantly relieves soreness, and soon the entire  corn, root "and all, lifts right out.  This dru^ is a sticky ether compound,  but dries at once and simply shrivels  up the corn without inflaming or even  irritating the  surrounding 'tissue.  It is claimed that a quarter of an  ounce of freezone obtained at any drug  store will cost very-little but is sufficient to remove every hard or soft corn  or callus from one's feet. Cut this out,  especially if you are p. woman reader  who wears high heels.  THE  LONDOND1RECTORY  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  the   world  to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  In each class of goods. Besides being: a complete commerciul guide to Loudon 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  arranged under 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 current 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  5, Abchurch Lane, London, E.C.  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty-"  Corset Cover Emb. 20c  Fine Muslin Corset Cover embroidery, in  dainty designs, with good serviceable edge.  Full seventeen inches wide, and sold in the  regular way at 40c and 50c. ^Oc vd  avis 63l> Co.  For want of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  will untie the knots.  We make this a g'opd  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 revested in United States by Act  of Congress dated June 9, 1916. Two million  tnree hundred thousand acres to be opened  for Homesteads and Bale. Power site timber  and agricultural ltuidn. Containing some  of best land left in United States. Now is  the opportune time. Large leolional map  showing glands and description of soil.cli-  , mate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One  Dollar. Grant Lands locating Co., Box 610,  Portland, Oregon. ^  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your repairs to Armson, shoe repairer.    The   Hub,    Look for the  Big  Bool.  ^  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST CASH PRICES paid for old Stoves  and   Ranges.    IS. C. Peckhiiai,   Secondhand Store.  mastered their  trade, and we*do  have tojj .charge  .for the "service"  of hunting up  samples'in specimen books.  ���������  WE PRINT  Letterheads  Noteheads  Billheads':;     ".  Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting cards  Posters  Dodgers  x Shippingtags  Menus  Ball programs  Wedding^in-  vitations  ���������   Price-lists  Pamphlets .  Circulars  And commercial  and societylprint  ing of every de-  P.  A, Z,  PARE,  Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street  Pays for The  n %ff vup S un for ai i  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary country  eveiana Dicyeies  "Built to Last"  Without a doubt, one of the Strongest Bicycles ever  built.  We have just received a large shipment of  Cleveland's, in various colors. They are selling rapidly. If you want one, call early, before the supply is exhausted.  Headquarters for High-Grade Sundries.  J. R. MOOYBOER  Bicycles Dealer and Blacksmith  Opposite City Hall  y

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