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 ~w  ���������'&��������� '  '  -~9~r  iA- '  NN^vkli:1''."/  V  a* i  L  ..   V *. _������������%i \ A   \ A \   \tV  1      _.!   I  and  e Valley Orchardist  SIXTEENTH YEAR-No   42  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 19if-.  $1.00 PER YEAR  MEETING. JJF THE"  CITV COUNCIL  Action oil Communications  and Reports of Standing! ���������  Committees      ,  With the exception of the final  passage ��������� of the t*/o salary bylaws,  not a great deal of important business, was "transacted at the meeting  of the city council on Monday evening. Mayor Acres and Aid. Harkness, McCallum,Schnitter and Webster were present.  Messrs. Hodgson, and Heaven  were present, and asked for a grant  of ������250 for the fall fair, lleferred  to the finance committee, with  .power to act. -  A communication from J. O'Con-  nell stated that ,tw.o of his cows had  been'driven into the~city from outside the corporation limits and im  pounded. He asked for justice.  The clerk was instructed to write to  Mr. O'Connell and to ask him for  more detailed information bearing  on the case.  A communication from Medical  Health Officer Kingston expressed  the Q|nnio������-t^������'t"^i=t:'a11-*���������>���������-i~.-qL.  is not a menace to the public health,  as there is a good-sized stream of  fresh water constantly (lowing  through it.  A communication was read from  J. i3. Armstrong, Victoria,- in regard" to the city's water record. The  clerk wss instructed to clear up the  matter.  A communication from the agricultural department, Victoria, drew  attention to the importance of exterminating noxious weeds in municipalities where the department  claimed no jurisdiction. The clerk  was instructed to notify the department that the noxious weed act  was being enforced in this city.  A letter from the London Daily  Graphic stated that their  represent-  soon.    The report was accepted.  Aid. McCallum stated that the  city electrician was preparing an  estimate of the cost of beating- the  city building electrically. If the  cost came anywhere uear the present figure, the matter would be'submitted to the council  The mayor's remuneration bvlaw  and the alermen's indemnity bylaw  were reconsidered and finally  paased.  ILL'IS HE  EGGS AND BEEF  IN THE DAILY DIET  From a bulletin published by the  State Agricultural college, New  Jersey, U.S.A., entitled "Milk and  Eggs," we extract the following information re the value of eggs in  the diet.  Composition of the hen's egg  compared with moderately lean  beef:  Hen's Egg. Lean Beef  Per Cent     Per Cent.  Water  73.7 70.5  Fat   10.5 8.5  Protein ....14.8 20 0  Mineral* matter     1.0 1.0  The protein in the egg is nearly  pure albumen. The yolk of an egg  is of greater nutritive value than  the white. It is rich in the following mineral salts: Calcium, iron po  tassium and ��������� phosphorus and con  tains them in such a form that they  are readily absoj^ed aIuLJJliLi7.ficLKu--  ^IIroocryr~'ST5e.w_Tre ol an egg   is  rich in sulphur.  By comparing the composition of  the egg with that of lean meat it  will be noticed that eggs make a  good substitute for meat. Nine average sized eggs weigh one pound  and contain about the same amount  of nourishment as one pound of  beef. As eggs contain no starch or  sugar, they should be served with  such foods as rice, bread, fruit, po  "tatoes and other vegetables or made-  into desserts with sugar, tapioca,  and s milar materials.  Raw eggs are very easily digested.  The digestibility of cooked eggs depends upon the manner in which  they are cooked. They should' be  cooked   at  low  temperature.    Eeg  Pooley Amendment Deferring  c Operation Till January 1  Is Defeated,  The' premier declared -th'af it  would be impossible for the submarines to starve England.  Discussing military plans, Lloyd  George declared he had intended to  make one big move this year, but  the Russian claw of the nipper  broke.  Victoria, Aug. 16.���������A bill making prohibition effective October 1  was introduced tonight and passed  through most stages. It etands for  third reading tomorrow, and prorogation will probably be either on  Friday or Saturday. The bill was  rushed through by suspension of the  rules, which the government forced  past the house this ofternoon in  face of the opposition's protest.  Opposition Leader Bowser* said he  did not oppose the prohibition bill,  but he protested against the abrogation of 'the rules, which the govern  ment proposed, he said, simply to  enable it to dodge discussion of  charges and avoid the vote on the  lack of confidence resolution of  which notice had been given and to  avoid answering questions "several  members had asked about public  business. The government, be alleged, was  afraid  to face attack in  TisweiTtf1  :m������8JteUn������-dr8pU-  deg., and, when heated to the boil  ing   point,    212   deg.,   becomes   a  tough leathery mass and very   indigestible.  _.__  . aLbumen begins to coagulate at  134  ative, H. A   Farley, who   was   mak-| deg  Fanr., becomes jelly like at 100  ing a tour of Canada for the purpose ...     ._ j ... .u������ i,���������;i  of gathering data for special articles  to be printed in the Saturday supplement of the paper, would probably visit our city. It quoted price  for advertising ofa financial or commercial nature, but real estate advertisements would not be accepted.  A communication from the Island  Automobile association of Victoria,  asked the council to endorse a proposed act providing for federal assistance in the construction of a  Canadian highway from the Atlantic to,the Pacific, a copy of the proposed'act being enclosed in the letter.    The council complied with the  request.  the 'board   of  'D  the  ana  He described Premier Brewster as a  prohibitionist, but as weak in the  back on prohibition, as on other  questions'fie had to deal with in" Bis  public career.  The Pooley amendment to defer  the operation of the act to January  I was defeated tonight.  There was a Liberal party caucus  this morning, and after the ministers had spent the night considering  their carbon copies of Mr. Bowser's  no-confidence resolution, it was decided to rush the session to a conclusion before these attacks could be  debated in the house or new attacks made. Hence the resolution  suspending the rules jvas put  through this afternoon.  The prohibition question was first  brought before the house in the form  of a resolution prayiug the lieutenant governor to bring down a bill.  GRAND FORKS MAN  ENLISTS AS AVIATOR  W. J. Galipeau, one of the shift  bosses at the Granby smelter and  manager of the Grand Forks Concrete company, who is a pioneer of  this city, left on Tuesday for Vancouver to report- at-military headquarters, having enlisted in the flying corps during his recent visit to  the coast. Mr. Galipeau passed the  physical examination when he enlisted, and after reporting at Vancouver, he expects to be. sent to the  aviation training camp at Toronto.  This is, indeed, an assured fact, as  his letter of instructions stated that  he would be supplied with a uniform on his arrival at the station in  Toronto. On his trip east he expects to make a week's stop over  here. Mr. Galipeau has had two  sons at the front for over a year,  and his patriotic action in enlisting  makes the Quebec situation more  puzzling to westerner than ever before. The alacrity with which the  French population of British Col-  -iJ/Tli^l%ite^-^^ee^^ft^^>^<^rt^l^o-  a person that politics is,- to . a great  "extent, responsible for the Quebec  muddle.  CA NA DA COPPEI  SpecialMeeting to Authorize  Issuance of $2,$00,000  Convertible Bonds  A special meeting of Canada Copper corporation stockholders has  been called for August 29 to authorize the issuance of $2,500,000 ten-  year 6 per cent first moatgage sinking fund convertible bonds, dated  January 1, 1918, and also to act on  increasing the authorized capita!  stock 1,000,00,0 shares, 833,333 of  which will be held for conversion  and the balance for corporate purposes, says a New York report.  The company now has an authored capital of 1,000,000 shares, SO  par value, of which 945,454"are outstanding. There are also outstanding ������63,800 debentures, which are  called for redemption. These are  convertible into stock at par.  The new bonds will be used to  cover the development of the recently acquired British Columbia  Copper company, including the installation of a 3000.ton mill, and  'JtTrffc"elorr~atftr  METEOROLOGICAL  ALV0 WILL SUMMER  AT FORT DOUGLAS  Salt Lakk City, Utah, .Aug. 15.  ���������Alvo von Alvensleben, reputed  head of a vast German spy syetem  in the west, formerly a wealthy  Saxon nobleman, and alleged financial agent of the kaiser in Canada,  arrived here today in custody of department of justice agents, and was  interned  in   the  third   war prison  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. V. Laws' ranch:  ] Mill,  10���������Friday/..,...:.  66  11���������Saturday ' .... 90  12���������Sunday  91  13,���������Monday  92  14���������Tuesday  94  i5���������\Vednesday .. 97  16-Thursday  98  Aug.  Max.  4S  51  Bain fall  53  55  55  54  Inches  .   0.00  The chairman  of   ^ .-������������-.������   u.. ot ^ Doug)as  works reported'that owing to short-. ������       isoner   of  war denied that  of lumber the contractor   had .      |iautenanl   in   the   German  to  complete the re  AMERICAN TROOPS  WELCOMED IN LONDON  London, Aug. 15 ���������Americrn  troops marched through the streets  of London today with the tens of  thousands of spectators cheering,  the Loudoners showing more enthusiasm than since the British returned from South Africa.  Ambassador Page and King  George reviewed the "Sammies,"  and the cabinet adjourned.-its se-a  eion when the troops passed. The  cheering was ear-splitting. The entire city was decorated with American and British flags.  Hears of Americans Wounded  Washington, Aug. 16.���������The war  and navy departments have not received any confirmation of the report that wounded American troops  have been transferred from a French  to a British hospital. The departments said they had not received  any report of disaster to the "Sammies." The departments promised  to make public the news as soon as  it'arrives, if it is compatible with  tho military situation.  properties ��������� are~aT  Greenwood.  Stockholders of record August 14  will be entitled to subscribe for their  pro rata share of the new bonds.  Bonds are convertible into -stock at  any time before maturity at 83 a  share, but aie redeemable at the op  tion of the company on and after  January 1, 19 IS, at 110 per cent  and interest.  The terms of subscription are as  follows: 20 per cent of par on or  before September 20, 1917; 20 per  cent November 15, 1917; 20 per  ceut January 2, 1918; 20 per cent  February 19, 1018: * 20 per cent  April 16, 191S.  Puarcbase of the entire issue has  been underwritten,^}' Hayden,Stone  & C3., and Eugene Meyers Jr. & Co.  NATIONAL GUARD TO  BG SENT TO EUROPE  been   unableto  complete *o re-. ^"^^ that be  re8igned  in p  planking of the Fourth street bridge., ^ ^ ^^ q{ 8e_eral mUlion | ENGLISH FOOD Si 1 U A-  Sidewalk repairing   was being   car-, ^^ ^ ^^   ^   fae  declare9? m��������� ��������� ��������� ^mm r  ried on in the usual way. | ^^ ^ .g a Germa_(  The   chairman   of  the water and  light committee  reported  that the  TION IS BETTER  Editorial Note  The   automobile   clubs   of     th  country are asking the federal  government to spend  $10,000,000 on a  Canadian   highway   from  coast   to!  coast.   To  a  man away out on the  Sun ranch this does not sound, like  ^Washington, Aug. 14.���������The war  department announces today that  the Forty-second division, called the  "Rainbow division," comprising  nineteen thousand men, will soon  be sent to. Europe. The division  will be composed of the flower of  the National Guard organizations of  many states, including cavalry, infantry, engineers, machine gun sec-  e  lions and artillery companies.  Major Douglas MacArthur, of the  engineering   corps,   formerly   press  i censor, will be the chief of   staff   of  | the   new   division, and   Brigadier-  | General W. A. Maun, chief   of the  a  wise  request.    Undoubtedly the mijjtja bureau, has been  selected as  government could raise$10,000,000,  and   unquestionably    the   highway  would be a big asset to Canada, but  division commander.  The   field  hospital   company re-  ��������� - - - ; cently orgrnized at La Grande, Ore.,  at present the paramount issue is to! Mttjor Charles   Graham   command-  win the war, and ���������, every dollar  the | .__^ will form part of tne division.  London, Aug. 16.���������Premier Lloyd government can get  hold of will be  repaired. He did not tbiuk that; a German ������>!>"������"������ "������ "��������������� .%*"������ " "d declared' penpie eeem to act before they the last day for rebate on pay-  _, leak at the Grand Ferae brewery can *.��������������� g^^^J^ stock ol Vb-i" ������o. exceeded think, and ������������ii others act and never ment of ourrent year's taxes,  came from the reservou or the .nam.  reported ..:. Monday. Nuttier ^ ^ ^ ^^ ^.^ ^^   ^.^ ^ tl,r, City Office.  The old tank would be cleaned out a hit.  last year by sixteen million bushels,  think. THE   SUN,    GKAND   FORKS,   B. G.  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  men at the front, will  require 1,105.000,0.00  ! bushels  of wheat.    This means that at least  |4G0,000,000'bushels will have to be imported  from" Canada and the  United States.    There   ~ : ~~ will b������ under normal  consumption  in  these  subscription rates���������payable in advance    ' two countries'bnly  300,000,000  bushels sur-  no Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00   plus for export, arid  SO  by   Special   efforts   of  ���������������l(���������._^S_2_?_ '.  l-Mfood  conservation  the people of tho United  States and Canada will  have to1 make up a  shortage of 160,000,000 bushels.  Tiik Gkand ]?ohks Sun,  Grand Forks, B. C.  Phohtk 101R  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STK13BT.  FRIDAY, AUGUST 17. 1917  The Sun. man was treated to a gigantic surprise shock at the council meeting on Monday  evening. A publication .announced its intention of sending a representative here to write  uy the district, and failed to ask for any remuneration .for, the service. It would- not  even accept real estate advertisements at any  price. The proposition was so novel that for  the moment'it fairly carried our breath, away.  It must be admitted, however, that this offer  came from London, England." Had it come  from anywhere in this, vicinity,we should have  expected the millennium to come along the  next day.  Contrast the above with transactions of a  similar nature that flourished tiere a few years  ago. Then a local sheet vied with the coast and  Winnipeg papers in seeing who could draw  down the biggest "pile" from the city for  stereotyped "write-ups." Are we degenerating  or becoming enlightened?  '.<rii*Wflj������i*<-,*Wwrv *jf a_,"er  A majority ofthe country papers of British  Columbia appear to be printed only for the  purpose of giving publicity to the moving picture shows. The "movies" have developed  into a huge fake.    They obtained a foothold  creased, until now it costs as much to see a  few flickering, nonsensical figures on a screen  as it formerly cost to see an artistic dramatic  production.  Injustice discourages more people than  hard work docs. What is the use of a man  slaving six days per week for an existence,  when fakirs live in affluence by the bestowal  of favoritism in return for flattery?  Let men who are rejected by the recruiting  sergeants for the army be organized into military battalions to save the harvest, is a suggestion made by the Canadian food controller.  i What about the cream.used in ice-cream in  these clays of the high price of butter? There  is room for a saving there.  -The New Westminster Columbian discusses . a subject  of great importance to the residents? nf many municipalities "in British Columbia in tlie following manner:  "Is New Westminster carrying out tha spirit of .war  sacrifice, of sharing the" burden, by holding a tax sale of  city property in arrears of taxes for 1914, the year of the  opening of .the war1?  "This question was put to The British 'Columbian by a  property owner who is just back - from England. There,  he declared, the principle was to make common sacrifice,  share common burdens, and he believed they wheuld not  in the mother country dream of a tax sale, thus penalizing the man who owns property and giving a premium to  tlie man who buys.  "There is food for thought in this view .of the case, and  in discussing it The British Columbian has no thought of  giving the impression that the tax sale which is se't for  next, month could be, or should be, postponed. The rate  payer quoted was obviously primarily concerned with his  own difficulties cansed by the proposed tax sa'e. .Yet, as  the war is still some years to run, certainly, for next.it  may   be for three years more, he raised a question that is  (fr*  r%  OPTICAL  SERVICE  We.are refitting our Optical Department,  and intend making it one of the best in  the Interior. ^/Lll work done by an  Expert Optician.  A. D.MORRISON  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  J>  uSt a Few of Our Exclusive Specialties  .00  50c  50c  THE GOAL EVERBEARING   APPLE���������The only  everbearing  apple   in   existence.    A    delicious   all-the season   fruit.    Fine.  trees, each ��������� *  THIfl VANDERPOOL RED APPLE���������The great export apple and  keeper.     Each _.....   THE ORENCO APPLE���������The best dessert apple, ' E������cb    THE YAKIMENE PEACH-APRICOT���������A remarkable   combination ofthe apricot and peach.  Hardy. .Each ' $1-00  THE V ROOM AN FRANQUETTE WALNUT���������Produces food of  reat nutritious value on a highly ornamental tree.  Each $1700  EVERBEARING    RASPBERRY���������The   .  Hundred -.J '...SU 00 '  gr<  THE     SOUVENIR  greatest ever bearer.  Special Sample Offer  Wo will send PREPAID to your nearest station   next  Spring  one  of each of these splendid trees and" a dozen   of  Souvenir  Raspberries jon -.  receipt of a $5.00 bill, or C.O D   85.50.    .Orders should 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 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. - -,,,--, .      ������m  N.B.���������It is MOST IMPORTANT that ORDERS  be sent in   Al  ONCE.    The stock must reserved NOW.  ^British ColumbiaNurseries Go.,Ltd  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver. B. C.  Nurseries at Sard is.  The wisdom of holding fairs and exhibitions  in war-time is as much of a debatable question as is the question of the advisable of  holding tax sales. A large number ofthe people seem to think that it would have been better if the government had cut out the fair  grants, and pared down expenses generally,  instead of saddling the burdensome surtax on  the farmers. They have as much right to  their opinion as those who are always clamoring for "easy money" from Victoria.  The surtax is about as popular in this valley as the rattlesnake. The farmers would  like the extra tax better if it would be as rare  as his snakeship.  In the event of a federal election, there .will  be a new alignment of party lines on the question of conscription. The defection from  both parties has already set in, and when the  date of the election is set most of the electors  will have their minds made up as to which  party they will affiliate with.  A soldier of the American expeditionary  force now in France, writing to his parents in  Minnesota, says that he likes France a great  deal better than he did the arid plains of  western Texas. Perhaps after the war the  trend of immigration will be from west to  east, instead���������of from east to west.  Canada and the United States must cut  down their normal wheat consumption by  160,000,000 bushels to meet the needs of  Great Britain and the allies. The Canadian  food controller estimates that to feed Great   ,       ���������.t. ...      . t _,   c A   ,   ���������  D .,   .      -c, i .,        _. ,��������� ,      a .of a condition or gambling with the future.    And all  are  Britain, France and the other a   es, and  the/not doin-that"  re'veriile producing holdings in the city, although improved  and not held as speculative ventures, as.well as those who  have large holdings, some acquired in a real estate gamble.  "But is a tax sale this year or next or next���������while the  war lasts���������the fairest way of dealing with the situation  of unpaid taxes? And especially in this city, where it has  been represented that the taxation on land holdings, improvements not being taxed, is necessary to meet sinking  fund and interest on the bonded debt?  "The OMner in arrears says-it is not.  New Westminster,  he points out, is alone in holding  a 1914   tax sale.    Victoria  has not even   held a 1913 tax sale.    It is not carrying out the spirit by which Great Britain   is  erideavor  ing to win this war to push any citizen to the wall, and it  is not good business for the city's future in the eyes of the  investing world to give no consideration to  the citizen  or  the   investor   who   has   put his money in the city's real  estate, has spent money on improvements and  has. possi  bly  staked   his  all  on the future of the city.   If the tax  sale method of compelling payment of taxes is pressed dur  ing the next succeeding years of the war as   the  financial  conditions become more difficult to meet, what will the re  suit   be  but to push many a land owner to the.wall .who,  in good faith and   with   a confidence   in the city that has  been an asset in the past and would be in the future,  has  invested his all in New Westminster.  "And what applies to New Westminster applies to  other municipalities. But there is the other side to be  considered. The city is a community propostion where the  burdens are equally distributed as the advantages are  shared by all. The city has its bond payments to meet,  and if the delinquent taxpayer held city bonds wonld he  be any more lenient than the mortgage holder, in regard  to his interests? The citizens who are paying their taxes  by hard labor and sacrifice, should they be discriminated  against by the land owner who will have his innings again  after the war? In other words, where does the principle  of bearing the common burden begin or end?  "It would appear that taxes should be paid. But if  not, what then? Is the delinquent prepared to go before  a court of the land and lay bare all his necessitous cir  cumstances? Should the citizen who labors hard hours to  pay his taxes, be they large or small, be compelled to suffer civic inconvenience 'owing to taxes to the amount of  $100,000 being unpaid?  "The question may be viewed from many angles. A fair  solution is fraught with difficulties. It may bo advisable  to postpona tax sales until after the war unless in cases of  of dire necessity. But this presupposes that the taxpayer  in arrears.is not shirking his duty and   taking  advantage  cA Snap, If Taken Soon  S-room house and two lots on Garden Street.' Lots 100, by 300 feet,  deep: chicken coops, etc. Will sell cheap for quick sale���������for less than  one half what it cost owner; $1300 if sold soon. Will give tune if needed " Is handy to school. Garden has "good soil, and enough   potatoes and  _������������������ s-.w_.5_.o^_bo���������mised for a large family.    WpuId.make,ari ideal home  for a smslterman. lerms==������_uo ~or���������?R$0u-c_sh; balance monthly payments of $25 or $30.  For further particulars"  Gall at or Phone The San Office  Advertise in The Sun.   It has the  largest local circulation..  IMPERIAL'S PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL  Fresfc Tobaccos  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  W- J. Meagtier, Prop,  CORRECT ENGLISH  HOWTODSEIT  JOSEPHINE TCRCK. BARER, Editor  HANSEN SCO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  . , Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Shire  Telephones;  OFFICK, R(i6 Efnof Ctpppt  Hansen's Residence. K3S riloljJUcCI  Aiini LIVE  AT YOUR  SERVICE  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 Correct English.  PARTIAL 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 Pu-  pil  Shall and Will: How to Use Them.  Should and Would: How to Use Them  Sample Copy 10c.  Subscription Price $2 a Year.  EVANSTON, ILLINOIS  Please mention this pnper.  Josephine Turck Baker's Standard Magazine  and Books are recommended by thie paper.  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 Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly Done.  RC.McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUF  <\  ^^"_hm��������� '  fflSSSSBBBSS  !_JM-MilBi_BB--iB_-___-_l_g-BH THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  Cuu   JLJLJL  Every residence, cottage or mansion is  dependent on the telephone. It guards  when emergencies arise, and ever serves  in a thousand ways, great and small.  The telephone reaches everywhere���������to  the doctor, to the police, to friends. The  telephone is always available, its service  is direct and prompt.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  Bert Allen on Monday received a  letter from Murray Janes, wbo is  ���������now somewhere in France. In the  letter was enclosed an aluminum  ring,- made from a shell.- The inside  of the ring bore the words "Vimy  Ridge."  F. Williamson, a soldier, of the  54th battalion who has seen service  at the front, and wbo has been  spending a short time in this district on leave, left for Vancouver on  . Wednesday to report.   ���������  Owing to a scarcity of miners at  Phoenix, the Granby company's ore  supply has been considerably cur  tailed during the past couple of  ��������� weeks. The company is badly in  need of experienced miners at its  P hoenix mine.  David C. Hardy and Miss Pearl  Phillips, both of Cascade," were  married in Greenwood last week.  Mr. and Mrs. Hardy will make their  home in Cascade.  A basket social is to be held in  the h*ll at Billings on the evening  of August 22. A splendid musical  program has been prepared. The  proceeds are in aid of the church  fund and the Red Cross.  The Cascade and Billings Sunday  school held an enjoyable picnic at  Christina lake last Thursday.  into the United States army, have  gone to the States, Mr. Ross to Seattle and Mr. Runge to Spokane.  Dave Olson, of Phoenix, has  passed the medical "examination in  Spokane and is now an American  soldier.  Kendell Lynch, brother, of Mrs.  W. Biner, of Phoenix, has. enlisted  in the American navy and is now  stationed at a California port.  L. McElroy, who has a big logging contract at Christina lake, is  visiting Phoenix, this week.  -Mr. and Mrs^A Wille_y,_of_Bon_  nTn^oTTTLTaTIs,- anrfHrsl and Miss  Osborne and Miss Schott, of Ak'ron,  Ohio, were weekend guests of Mrs.  11. G. Ritchie at.Christina lake.  Announcement is made by the  provincial educational department  that, the public schools will reopen  a week later than anticipated, the  date being September 4 instead of  August 27. .  M. E. Nelson, M.E, of the Granby mines at Revelstoks, is in the  Boundary this week.  Miss Amy Frankovitcb is visiting  friends in Molson, Wash., this  week.  William Rosh and Frank Runge,  of Phoenix, who   have been drafted  and most prized subscribers was secured. The resurceful office boy  subsequently became secretary and  later a director of the company. -  Hoover's .food commission announced in Washington on Monday  that Mr. Fresh Water Fish is" going  to do his bit for Canada at war.  And Canadian Food Controller Han-  na haa'announcedthe appointment  of a special committee to sftidy the  availability and numbers of this  finny gentleman and his family with  a view to speeding up his population and giving inland folk, both in  Canada and America, a chance ��������� to  try both his edibility and his dis  position to cut the high'cost of living.  An Enterprising Office Boy  A foreign book contains an  interesting anecdote  that Baron de Renter told to the author.    "I had  just  made a stare  in London," says the  fDander of the famous news agency  and had gone to eat a modest lunch,  when my little office boy,  who  had  been told where to find  me, rushed  in breathlessly to say that a  gentle-  j man had called to see me���������a foreign  looking gentleman, he added.  j    "Why did you let him go?" I ex-  |claimed. "I would have been round  at once to see him."  "Please, sir, I didn't," was the  reply. "He is still at the office. I've  locked him in."  And so one of Reuter's   earliest  September Cosmopolitan  Of course Robert W. Chambers',  newest and best novel, "The Restless  Sex," is tha big feature of the npw  Cosmopolitan now on sale.  Next to that is a story by Fannie  Tlurst. "Get Ready the Wreaths" is  this popular writer's masterpiece up  to date. There is a tear and a smile  in almost every line.  Gouveneur Morris is there with a  tale of terror and romance, entitled  "The Purple Flask." This popular  writer'appears again after a long interval. His new���������story is a gripper.  Theodore Dreiser makes his appearance in. September Cosmopolitan with a story entitled "Married."  Every reader will feel a sympathetic  understanding with Majorie and  Duer as they endeavor to adjust  themselves to their new relation  and environment.  "Blue Aloes," by Cynthia Stock-  ley, is continued! This is a three  part mystery story of South Africa,  land of adventure and romance.  Read the synopsis of the ' first installment and be sure to finish this  remarkable narrative  Herbert Kaufman writes about  the Morgans, father and son. The  personalities of these colossal fig  ures of finance are depicted in  Kaufman's wonderfully picturesque  phraseology.  C. N. and A. M. Williamson write  of "The Adventure of Jose," the  girl in search of a husband. . A motoring romance of rare entertainment.  Lillie Langtry,the famous beauty,  writes her reminiscences for Cosmopolitan readers in "Myself and  Oi.hers." In this issue she tells of  her acquaintance with Oscar Wilde.  _UJ> *-l   greatest dog story ever written, is in  this number. Also a new Fable in  Slang by George Ade, the philosopher in cap and bells. Ella Wheeler  Wilcox " is represented by a .great  moving poem entitled "The Message." Mary Roberts Rinebart. writes  ot her camping trip in the north  westarn Rockies.  All things considered, this is one  of the best numbers of America's  greatest magazine.  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  uuit), staff appoiumtent 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.  __T  MARKET  DAVIS BLOCK, BRIDGE AND SECOND STREETS  Try us for first quality Fresh and Cured  Meats, Lard, Compound, etc. Fish ana  Game in Season.  Support Yom Home Industry*  PHONE 58  DAVIS S FLOOD, Proprietors  A Home for Ik Summer  It will not cost you much  more to be really comfortable  for the summer vacation than  to "rough it "in a tent  A *mail Want" Ad. In our  classified columns will bring  you replies from people who  have desirable places to rent.  IT'S' T!  iVERTi  -^  _H_____ I  Tl  THAI  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 weelc there is  news.  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.  sSf  rand FopBcs Sun  eat*   -From  -You  -+���������'. r-T  THE   SU_>.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  \fi-  is  w  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy' a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just\ the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by*  o7V_iller CE& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers .  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FORFiNE PRINTING  Forks orchard company. It will  comprise abaut'twenty cars of the  following varieties of apples; Duchess, Wealthy, Mcintosh, Wagner  and Jonathan. The'price paid is reported to be something over a dol  lar a box.   '  Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Plough, of  Wenatcb.ee, and-Mirabel Mrs.Frank  Gooth, of Odessa,- Wash., were  guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Griffin  last Friday evening, The visitors  were on their way home, after enjoying- an automobile tour through  the Okanagan and Similkameen districts. They were greatly pleased  with the scenery in the Kettle valley.  . R. J. Gardner was, it is reported,  the luckiest fisherman this week,  to abandon the North Fork.  Between 30 and 40 tons of ore  from.the Union mine in Franklio  camp are now being shipped to the  Granby smelter weekly from -Lynch  creek.  After- spending a long time in  England as drill instructor, Sergt.  Bertram de Wiele is spending a few  days in town, says the Greenwood  Lenge. He was married while in  England, and his wife is now visit-,  ing Mr. and Mrs. Curry White in  Victoria. ' He tells many interesting  things about conditions io   Blighty.  It is estimated that this year  British Columbia will produce min -  erals   to the value of $50,000,000.  A. E. Foreman, of Victoria, pub  lie works engineer, inspected the  Boundary roads last week in company with Athol Stewart, district  engineer.  Sergt. A. Fisher, a former-member of the Greenwood hockey team,  has received a military medal for  exceptional bravery under fire at  Vimy Ridge.  Mrs. R. J. Stewart, of Revelstoke,  is in Cascade on a visit to her parents, Mr. and   Mrs. Richard  Davis.  Sergt. A. N. Mowat is now a drill  ing three months in the hospitals.  He was wounded in the Vimy  Ridge drive.  Work was resumed at the Mother  Lode and Lone Star mines last week,  and the Greenwood smelter blew in  one furnace on Wednesday.  The capacity of the Granby smelter at Anyox, which   is now 2500 a :  day, will soon be increased to  3500  tons daily. >                    . !  The Fruit Markets Bulletin  says'  that the Hudson's Bay company has  bojaghtthe total crop of a large Grand  The Great Northern railway is  still running daily trains between  Oroville and Princeton.  George Craig, who sailed from  Montreal on July 23, is now a lieu  tenant in the Royal Flying Corps  Greenwood claims the oldest  working miner in the world. Archie  Aberdeen,  aged  8S  years,, went to  Ladies' Colored  Ladies' full-fashioned fine guage Colored Lisle  Hose, with 2-inch garter top and reinforced  heel and toe.  Uolors are Nile, Resida, Mauve, Purple, Lavender, Wistaria and Champagne, and come  in size 9 to 10. c  Special  A  c pr  work in the Mother Lode mine this  week. He eats meat sparingly;  drinks a, little whiskey; is a. great  smoker, smoking" before breakfast;  is of a cheerful disposition, and  does not worry.  It is rpported that Robert Lawson  and' iVr. Coleman, of the Covert  estate, have sold their current year's  apple crops to the T. Eaton company at 81.25 per box.  Mr. E. J. Fitzpatrick and children  left on Friday last for Rossland,  where they will spend a month at  the home of Mrs. Fit/.palrick's  brother.  F-  or  es, LilocKVje  Cut Glass, Silverware, Etc  *<u_. V <s  Go,, to  TIMBERLAKE, SON' & ��������� C  "THE QUALITY 'IEWELLERSV  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  Specialty:    Fine Watch Repairs.  District Road Engineer Stewart,  of Greenwood, was in the city l*st  Saturday.; *  P. B. Freeland, resident' mining  engineer, returned on Saturday from  a trip to the Similkameen district.  "It is in the home of the province  of Ontario-that the great battles we  are to face will have to be fought  and won," declares Sir William  Hearst, premier of Ontano.referring  to the food controller's food conservation program. Premier Hearst's  words apply to all Canada.  At  present the   mercury   is   attempting  to find out to what   alti  tude the cost of living has risen.  NDEPENDENT  Counter ChecK  Books ,  The food controllers of Canada  and the United States will' work in  mutual harmony and understand  ing. Hon. W. J. Hanna, the Canadian food controller, and-Herbert  Hoover have known each ' other for  some years.  The Sun-read is   read   by'everybody in the Kettle valley.  .. ������._���������,.������..������..t  I j  { With the Fingers!     \  \  Says Corns Lift Out_l  t    wrarourAnrPafn I  t.it'it ���������������������������..������..���������"���������������������������������������������������������������"���������������������������������������������������������������..������������������������������������..���������..������..������.. ..............,...������..���������  Sore corns, hard corns, soft corns or  any kind of a corn can shortly bo  lifted right out with the fingers if you  will apply directly upon the corn a few-  drops of freezone, says a Cincinnati  authority.  It is claimed that at small cost one  can get a quarter of an ounce of freezone at any drug store, which is sufficient to rid one's feet of every corn  or callus without pain or soreness or  the danger of infection.  This new drug fs an ether compound,  and while sticky, dries the moment it  is applied and does not inflame or even  irritate the surrounding tissue.  This announcement will interest  many women here, for it is said that  "ho present high-heel footwear is putting corns on practically every  woman's feet,  J  Made  in  Toronto'.    The-  'bpst counter check books  ,, on the market "today- /  ";;,  iastern trices  We have a two years'  contract to handle these  books. Call and see samples  cAt The Sun Office!  THE I  LONDONDIRECTORY:  (Published Annually) I  Enables traders  throughout  the   world   to j  communicate direct with English I  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of /roods._ Resides beinp: a oom-  "wl>uTEsrtHe^lr7!clory'corifjCliisllliiSs o'r"  ~  ""  ' EXPORT MERCHANTS j  with the Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged undor the Ports to which they sail, '  and indicating the approximate Sailings;        |  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES j  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.  Our prices are'  in ode rate, ^because we employ  competcnt.\vor;  inch who have  "mastered their  trade, and wo'do  have to* charge  for the ''service"  of hunting; up  samplcs^in specimen books.  WE PRINT  Letterheads  ��������� Noteheads  Billheads :  Statements ���������  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting'cards  Corset Cover Emb. 20e  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.  Special '   20^ yd  avis ������3!> Co.  For want of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  will untie the Knots.  We mafte this a g'ood  paper so that intelligent people will read  it, and they do.  Isn't that the Kind of  help you want?  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abchurch Lane, London, E.C.  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  FARM LANDS  OREGON A- CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Title to same revested in United States by Act  of Congroks dated June 9, 191B. Two million  tnree hundred thousand ncrcs to be opened  for Homesteads and sale. Power site timber  and agricultural lands. Containing some  of host land left in United State*. Now is  the opportune time. Large seefional map  showing glands and description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One  Dollar. Grant Lauds locating Co., Box 610,  Portland, Oregon.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs  to  Armson, shoe  repairer.    The   Hub.    Look  for  the   Big  Boot.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST CASH PKICES paid for old Stoves  and   flanges.    K, C. Pecltlnun,   Secondhand Store.  --���������Posters  Dodgers  Shipping-tags  Menus  Ball programs  Wedding^in-  vitations  Price lists  Pamphlets  Circulars  And commercial  and sociotylprint  ing of every de-  J  P. A,  Z,   PARE,   Proprietor  'Yale ��������� Hotel, Fihst Street  PaysforThc  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary con itry  [eyeianci Bicycles  "Built to Last"  Without a doubt, one ofthe Strongest Bicycles ever  built. ��������� .  We have just received  a large  shipment of  v Clovelands, in  various colors.    They are selling rapidly.    If you want one, call early, before the supply is exhausted.  ���������������  Headquarters for High-Grade Sundries.  . R. MOOYBOER  Bicycles Dealer and Blacksmith Opposite City Hall  ^���������nif<^nl^^iSmJSS^r'SS!W^iF!^':::^'rT'  aotai

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