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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Aug 23, 1918

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 f    I  >  ���������I  ������.t  F  >v-'  ��������� '.Leplxlative Library  ^)'������..'/*:��������� ������������������,"-. .������������������/   ���������';&��������� .-v.-*,  fc  '"���������>'������������������;.''?.'."'  i\, ir,V''.'-'"\  Kettle Valley Orchardist  i7TH year���������no 43  GRAND FORKS ' B. C, FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 1918  $1.00 PER YEAR  Norma Van Dies Soon After Being  Truck by  HP  1 rain  As the result of a bad railway  accident in the western part of the  city on Monday morning, Norma  Van, aged two years", was killed almost instantly, and -Nellie Young,  aged ten years, was seriously injured. The accident occurred on  the high embankment near the Kettle river bridge as the Great Northern passenger train was pulling out  for Spokane,shortly after 11 o'clock.  The engineer, it is said, was busy  with other work, and he did not Bee  the little girls until they were struck  by the locomotive. Both were  thrown off the track and down the  embankment. The skull of the Van  girl was fractured, and she died  a few minutes after being picked up.  Nellie, although thrown quite a distance by the eugine, escaped without any outward cuts or bruises,  but the shock rendered her unconscious, in which condition she ��������� re  mained for several days after being  taken to the hospital, evidently hav-  i g sustained severe internal injuries  She regained consciousness on Wednesday afternoon, when she spoke  'or the fist time since <hv accident.  At present her condition is improving, and it is believe! that she is  out of danger."  The train was >topped as soon as  the engineer became aware that an  accident had occurred, The two vic-  timg'were placed on board and the  train was backed up to the station,  from where they were hurriedly  conveyed to the Grand Forks hospital.  The Van child was a relative of  the Young family, and was being  raised at their home. The remains  of the young victim of the' accident  were buried at 2 o'clock on Tuesday  -afternoon.  It is said that the Van baby had  crawled up the embankment and  was playing on the track as the train  approached. Her danger was seen  by the Young girl, who attempted  to save her companion, but was also  caught by the engine.  Coroner Kingston on Tuesday  summoned a jury composed of Geo.  Clark, D. McCallum, Roy Curran,  Geo. Manson, N. Taylor and  G.   J3.  tables in tbe public dining room   of  the Mullins house  We had a lot of. fun with Superintendent Jim Keegan that morning  while we awaited the arrival of these  notable guests, says Mr. McGroarty.  Keegan wanted to escape and leave  the honors to his foreman. He was  quite sure he wouldn't know what  to say to a crown prince.  But it was all right when the  prince came. The way be smiled,  boyishly and friendly, and the way  he shook bands made Keegan feel  in a minute as if he had known him  for years.  "Are you going to let him down  with a slack cable the way you  dropped me tbe first time I went  down this mine?" I asked Keegan.  "On, no," replied Jim. ''This  young fellow is valuable, and it  won't do to take'chances. There's  a big job waiting for him. He will  be king some day, and he's going to  be a mighty good king, too."  . . A day in that honeycombed laby:  rinth of caverns, under the scarred  and smoke soddened surface of the  Butte hill, was an experience to be  remembered by a prince or any  other man.  When at last we again saw day  light, we bad walked more- than  fourteen miles underground and had  worked up amazing appetites. It was  just dinner time at the Mullins  house���������the great brick barracks  where three hundred .and fifty of  Marcus Daly's men ate and Blept.  We went first into tbe wash room,  where there was a long trough with  running water, hot-and coid. The'  prince bared his strong arms, took  off his wilted collar, bared his chest,  and splashed himself to his heart's  content.  The Mullins house had ''no ser-,  vice," but the food was clean and  wholesome and fit for strong men.  The miners had their own vernacular concerning food. Meat and potatoes were "low grade," and pie  was "high grade."  The prince scored a triumph when  a little red-headed miner down tbe  table called across to the royal guest:  "Hey, young feller, pass'-:me over  some of that high grade, will you?"  and the prince shot the pie at him  without the slightest fumble.  It was a democratic crowd, but  there was not a more democratic  human being among them than the  heir to the throne of Belgium. To  the black-eyed girl, who carried in  his meal to him, he gave back smile  for smile, and he would doubtless  take it as a compliment if he knew  that the same girl afterwards took  the pains to ask:  "Who was that good looking fellow you had with you here the other  HMD FORKS BO!  KfLLEI  James McDougall Makes  Supreme  Sacrifice on  Field ol Honor  A telegram was received in the  city by relatives on Wednesday say-'  ing that James McDougall, of this  city, who went overseas about two  and a half year������ ago, bad been killed  in action in France.  Mr. McDougall was about thirty  years of age. He was a native British Columbian, having been raised  in Nelson and in this city. His aged  mother and three brothers, besides  many relatives, now live in Grand  Forks, having resided here for tbe  past sixteen or seventeen years. Another brother lives in Nelson.  For a .number of years prior to  enlisting deceased followed the oc  cupation of hotel clerk in this city  and in Greenwood. Pie was of a  happy disposition, and had a wide  circle of friends, all of whom had  hopes of seeing him marching home  with the victors after the war.  BIG GRAIN GROP  IN MANITOBA  Winnipeg,   Aug.    20���������Manitaba  will harvest 145,000,000 ���������bushels'- oi  grain this year.    This official   state  merit    was issued    by J. H   Evans,  deputy minister of agriculture, after  a conference yesterday with   G.   R.  Bathou. The expected yield consists  of 45,000,000 bushels of  wheat   (],-  000,000 more than last   year),    70,  000,000 bushels oats and 30,000,000  bushels of .barley.  than to take a soldier and make a  citizen ol him. When you take a  sold er you assume parental control  of him; you assume responsibility  for his upkeep and living. He does  uot have to worrv about his sustenance.: That problem is up to the  power which received or conscripted  him., When .you make a civilian of  a soldier you absolve yourself of all  parental care���������in an indifferent  country'. You merely turn him loose  His subsistence is his problem.  That is. the very, thing which this  nation, having conscripted its men,  can not afford to do. It is apparent  how many violent changes war has  made. Peace will make changes just  as violent in returning to normal.  For the protection of the very best  people who live in the United States  and work for it the nation must  now, while there is time, consider  what to do with these men and  women whose lives have been  changed by war. We must make it  possible for them to return to peace.  The only way we can make it possible is by anticipating the certain  conditions of the future and by providing against them.  BritishGolumbiaProduccs  One-Quarter oIGanada's  Mineral Wealth  Garrett. The jury viewed the remains of the Van girl, visited'the  scene of the accident, and listened  to the details of the accident by witnesses until a late hour, when an adjournment was taken until such a  time as the Young girl is able to  give her testimony.  When Kmj5 Albert  day?"  MANY GOPHERS  WERE KILLED  The following are  the  names   of  the boys and the nnmber of gopher's  tails handed in by each in   the   recent competition for the government I should exceed 5000 men.   Manitoba  Jrize, which is in the hands of C. C. | looks to the  eastern   provinces   for.  John Whiteside, special commis  sioner sent by tbe Canadian Northern railway to investigate crop conditions in the west, has telegraphed  the head office in Toronto that the  crops in Manitoba seem to have  suffered the least of the three prairie  provinces from the vagaries of climate. While in the early weeks  high hot winds swept large areas  and damaged 7 per cent of the entire  seeded acreage, it is declared in government offices in Toronto that the  acreage has not been lost by any  means, and to set against this there  was a considerable increased acreage  seeded.  The labor problems appear to be  well in hand Conferences were held  in Winnipeg yesterday, and it is  considered that if 300 men are  brought into the province from outside points to held in the earlier  operations requirements should be  met. Later on for threshing operations, there would, of course, be a  greater need, bnt it is not anticipated   that  the  total help required  Was Grown Prince  Today, accustomed as we a>re to  think of King Albert as the military  leader of his people,'there is especial  intsrest in the account published in  the Los Angeles Times by John S,  McGroarty, of how as crown prince  he went through the gold mines at  Butte, Montana, and .dined at one of  the  twenty'five   red    cloth-covered I city.  help and feels reasonably  confident  she will not look in vain.  Heaven, secretary  of the Farmers'  institute:  Herbie   Heaven,    179;   Quentin  Quinlivan, 156;  Walter   Anderson, After War Readjustments  Specimen From  Ezra Kendall  No one has ever caught Ezra  Kendall unprepared with a story.  He is always ready to entertain his  friends with a humorous chapter or  so from his fund of reminiscences  and frequently delights his audiences with them when called upon  before the curtain Here is some-  tping decidediy Kendallesque that  he told one evening recently:  "IWas on my way to Chicago  from Baltimore, recently, in a Pul -  man sleeping car���������oh, yes, they al  low us to ride in Pullmans now.  After a good night's rest I got out  of my berth early in the morning  ������nd made my way to the washroom,  lou know the little washroom,  about so big, at the end of tbe car.  Well, I pushed my way in with  some other men and finally took my  turn at one of the washbasins.  "Just as I got my face soaped, up  good and well the train shot round  a curve and into a tunnel, where it  was dark, of course. When the  train struck the curve the jar caused  my face to slip out of my hands  and it landed in the hands of the  man who was bending over washing  away, just alongside of me. He kept  on washing busily, as if nothing had  happened.  " 'Hold on, friend,' I said, 'that's  my face you have in your bands.'  " 'Is that soV hetemarked. 'Well,  what's become of mine?'  "'Guess I've got it here,' said a  man on the other side of him. "I  haven't said a word so far, but this  face I am washing has been talking  right along.'"  Of minerals to the value of $177,-  201,534 produced in Canada during  1917, a part representing $39,969,-  962 was mined in British Columbia,  according to the figures given out in  the report just issued by the department of mines. Ontario was the  largest mineral producer with $S0,-  461,323 to its credit, and Nova  Scotia was next to British Columbia  with $20,042,262 produced in minerals.  The report shows that for the year  63,642,550 pounns of copper were  produced in this province and 39,-  157,701 pounds of lead. There were  3,392,782 pounds of silver produced  during the same period, and 219,633  ounces of gold. The figures show  slight recessions over the previous  year, with the exception of copper,  when only 56,692,988 pounds were  produced in that year.  The total value of minerals produced in 1915 was only $28,689,425  as compared with S39,969;962 for  1916  PIONEER OF DISTRICT  DIES SUDDENLY  John Cox, aged 68, was found  dead iu his bed at his home, a short  distance east of the city, by Provincial Constable George Stanfieid  on Sunday lust. Mr. Stanfieid went  to the deceased's ranch in response to  information supplied by neighbors  to the effect that Mr. Cox had not  been seen around his home for some  lime. Coroner Kingston decided  that death was due to natural causes  and that an inquest, would be unnecessary. The funeral was held on  Tuesday.  Mr. Cox came to British Columbia thirty-eight years ago, aud has  been a resident of this district for  thirteen or fourteen years.  Apple Market  The Earl Fruit company, which  has a great influence on the United  States northwestern prices, claims  that apple prices will rule 50c a box  in excees of last year's prices if  growers do not become panicky and  sell at the first price offered. It is  also reported that the Okanagan  growers of British Columbia have  orders for 200 carloads of pears  more than can be filled.  Quebec apple growers are offering  as  follows: Duchess, orchard   run,  The  following  is  the   minimum | $_.yu t0 ������3,00;   Wealthy,   $3.00  to  S3.50; winter apples not quoted.  Nova   Scotia:    No  reports   have  THE WEATHER  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermom-  70; Wallace Huffman, 23; Arthur  Hesse, 21; Nick Ogiloff, 18; total  467.  War has changed the habits of a  hundred and more millions of  people   gradually,   says   the    Chicago  Ralph   Pond,   of   Greenwood, is Tribune. Peace may readjust   these  spending a few days' vacation in the  habits abruptly,    it is easier to take  eter on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max.  Aug.   16���������Friday   71  17���������Saturday   ....  70  17���������Sund-ty  09  19���������Monday   69  20���������Tuesday  77  21���������Wednesday .. 70  22-Thursday  70  i been received on Nova Scotia  apple  Min. ' quotations.  50 j    The    Wenutchce   Produce   com-  '' [ ��������� pany has bought one   grower's  46  en-  ���������18  45  51  57  luetic.*  tuinfall   0.79  tire crop of apples, estimated at  10,000 boxes, at 81.25 per box,  orchard run, delivered at warehouse.  His saunic   majesty acts  as  re  a man and make a  soldier  of   him   cuivtr lor moral bankrupts.  Some of the forest rangers of  British Columbia are asking for  aeroplanes to make short cuts acxo*t  the mountains.  umuiii������mub���������ai u.MMiu_������i__m������aiiiM_jiiM_Mi���������u������_b���������pi -r  \  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  ���������!'��������� .1.  '���������'   AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A. EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN,ADVANCE  .81.00.  .  1.50  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain).'........  One Year (in the United States)   Address all communications to  The Grand Fokks Sun,  ?ho���������r 101R '���������'. Ghand Forks, B. C  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE.STREET.  general store should b������ for this purpose a vol-  j nntary employment agency, where names of  i those. who ate willing to work on the land  and the names of those who need men on their  farms could be listed. In this way the parties  most interested could meet and make arrangements.  FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 1918-  The Sun has no means of forecasting the  nature of the bylaw to reconstruct the city  government which is to be brought down  at the meeting of the council next Monday  night, and therefore we are unable to either  praise or condemn the proposed changes. A  feeling appears to exist among the citizens,  however, that if any radical changes are contemplated, the ratepayers should be given an  opportunity to express their approval or disapproval of them before they are enacted into  law, even if this can be done in a legal manner without consulting them.  Not all the ships that are sunk by German  submarines are permanent lost to the allied  cause. According to recent reports from London, four hundred and seven vessels have been  raised and salvaged since January, 1915. Most  Of them, of course, are vessels that had been  sunk in the North Sea, the channel or the  Irish Sea, where over large areas the water is  shallow.  f=  ' The (Janada food board has asked private  householders of Canada still further to restrict  their consumption of sugar for personal use to  one and one-half pounds per month per person and to use a greater proportion of brown  stiy-ar. The board also warns against-hoarding as unfair, unnecessary and contrary to  law. The Cuban crop of sugar has fallen  short by 300,000 tons of the previous estimates; the American sugar beet crop has also  proved disappointing, as has the Louisiana  cane crop. The recent German drive was a  further cause of sugar shortage., as a large beet  acreage was overrun and many sugar factories  destroyed. Thousands of tons of sugar have  been sunk by submarines, includinga 13,000  ton cargo recently lost off* the Atlantic coast.  Conservation of sugar is imperative. There is  sugar in Canado for everybody in moderation,  but none for extravagant use, for wasteful use  or for illegal hoarding.  . F. C. Wade, of Vancouver, has been appointed agent-general to London from British  Columbia. The ultra-Conservative papers of  the province appear to be piqued because the  post was not given to a Tory. They should remember that when the Conservative party  ruled British Columbia with an extreme partisan hand it was almost useless for a Liberal  laborer to apply for a job on the public roads.  Conserve Your Eyesight    . .  No one can estimate the extent to which we must depend   upon  our eyesight to win this war.  It is important then that   our eye's  ' be as nearly 100 per cent efficient as possible.    This is-an impor-  ' tant consideration regardless of the work you   are performing for  your  country.    If  your  eyes"are not normal they will not stand  ''": up under the strain, and neadache and   other troubles will D3 the  result.     We are specialists in Optic.il Work.    Call  aud see us   if  your eyes are in need of help.  A. D. MORRISON ,BWESAZ^,CUK  :^  ^_  __^  In is generally the man who has not earned  it who usually takes his.annual vacation.  The lesson that has been most forcibly  taught the people by the present war is, perhaps, the fact that nothing except labor is of  much consequence in this world. Without labor, wealth would starve to death, while labor  without wealth could still manage to  live and be happy. If the war lasts four years  longer, the truth of this statement will undoubtedly become more clearly apparent than  it is today. '  Early in July, even before the immense  winter wheat crop had been completely harvested, Kansas was busy with plans for an  equal large acreage this fall. Nothing that  foresight or energy can do to assure bumper  crops should be left undone anywhere.  Evidences of Positive Supremacy  If.There are forty-six manufacturers of'sewing machines in  America.  ^[Tiow many can. you'name! How many did you ever hear of?  % One name comes to the mind of every woman immediately���������The Singer  ���������and there's a very good reason.  ^[ The Singer makes and sells as many machines in a year as all the other  forty five manufacturers combined.  IJThe Singei -Sewing Machine is known as the best sewing machine in  every country on the globe. There is a Singer store in every city in  the world.    Why?  % Because, when y,ou buy a Singer you do not buy' simply so much " wood  and steel-���������you buy the latest result of the  longest and best   experience.  H. WEBER, Winnipeg Ave., Grand Forks, B. C.  Christina Lake Pavilion  .Dancing every Wednesday night  during season. Good music, good floor,  good roads. Refreshments served.  Boats for rent.  When Herbert Hoover ad dressed.'the consumers' council recently at the offices of the  British ministry of food in London, England,  he. pointed out that competition among the  allied countries in.purchasing food supplies on  this continent had been arrested. Such competition was responsible in no small measure  for the rapid advance of food prices in Canada  and the United States, and. prices would certainly have gone much higher had it not been  for the combined action of the British miuis-  trp of food, the United States food administration and the Canada food board in; grappling with the problem and so organizing the  purchasing of food snpplies for overseas as to  eliminate competition among the allied buyers. In bringing about such organization,  the Canada food board had an important part.  But while there no longer is unrestrained  competition in purchases of food supplies for  overseas, the cost of production of agricultural  produce of all kinds is very high, and this accounts, in large measure at least, for the high  prices which have been rendered necessary in  order to maintain and to increase production  under adverse war conditions. Tlie most important question of all is that of stimulating  production, and any possibility of reduction of  supplies must not be entertained, because of  the huge requirements overseas, the dependence of the allies upon North America for so  large a proportion of their food, and the military and economic importance of building up  large reserves, both here and abroad.  The fact that the restrictions on the use of  bacon and other pork products have been removed for the time being does not mean that  food economies are no longer necessary. The  facts are that there is not an ounceof food too  much in the world and that every man, woman  and child is under the sternest necessity of  saving whatever he or she can of those foods  most needed oversea. Any temporary relaxation of the restrictions, such as in the  case of  pork, must not be construed as notice to the' As Mr. Hoover said, discontent over prices  public that extravagance in any food is again ! is a trifle compared with discontent over hun-  endtirable. " lo01'- u'n'cn might have been our lot, except for    j the providence which placed us on this side of  Two hundred thousand men with farm- [ the Atlantic. The Canada food board, by its  inc experience have signified by their registra-' license control over dealers in food and by  tion cards their willingness to help to save the 'regulations affecting all handlers of foodstuffs,  harvest on the farms of eastern Canada. In a'has already done much to eliminate profiteer-  statement issued" by Hon. T. A. Crerar, min- ing from the wholesale trade and to check  ister of agriculture, he urges these men to trade practices which have been to the dis-  carry out their promise, as expressed on the advantage of both the producer and the con-  registration cards. The harvest of eastern sumer. -The food board asks the people of  Canada, on the whole, promises well and labor Canada to lend their support to the effort the  will be needed���������in fact, it is needed now. board is making to keep prices to as low a  Those who are able to help should come for- level as is consistent with the obligation of  ward and make their willingness known local- supplying the food needed by our allies. This  ly, so that farmers who need men will know can best be done by an intelligent study of  where  to  find  them.    Every  post office and the food problem in all its phases.  "In God's name, what are  eggs  and  (.tea  Compared with final victory?"  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  You can read The Sun one vear for  81,00.    ; / :  LAND REGISTRY ACT  IN THE MATTER OF all thnt parcel of land  formorly known as Lots 1, 2 and 3 tiud-t,-  IU-ok 13 Map 38, being Subdivision of part  of Lot 700, Group 1. Simiikameen (formerly  Osoyoos) Division of Yale District: nud  IN THK MATTKK OF application 11705P:  NOTICE is hereby given that I shall at the  expiration of one month from the date of the  lirst publication hereof issue a Certificate of  Indefeasible Title in respect of the above  mentioned lands, in the name of Hugh Allan  (-Uti&pell, unless in tho meantime valid objection be made to me in writing. The holder of  the following documents relating to said land,  namely:  1. Deed  dated   20th    April, 189S,   Lloyd   A.  Manley to Richard McCarren. of an  undivided one-half interest;  2. Deed dated   Ith  April. 1S99, Richard  Mc  Carren to John A. Cairns;  is required to deliver tne game to me forthwith.  Dated at the Land  Registry  Office,   Kam-  loops, B.C , this 21st chiy of June, 1918.  C. H. DUNBAR.  District Registrar.  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture.   Made  to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. C. McGUTCHBON  WINNIPEG AVBNUF  IS  Priii tin:  nplIE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting* and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations..:  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads    *  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And   commercial   and ���������  society printing ol' every  description.  Let us quote you   nur  prices.  v lype  Latest Style  Ft  ices  THE SUN  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101  ti ������������������{f,rr3^-rK*:~-r'*������w������r  iJ  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  Did you ever notice how some people  shout into the telephone? They think  that because the party they are talking  to is some distance away, that the tone  of voice must be loud. They forget that a  conversational tone is all that is needed  It is the same with the long distance  telephone. Some people have the idea  that because the party wanted is distant, it is not possible to talk to them���������  the voice can not carry that far. The  voice may not carry that far, but it is  easily carried by wire any distance, owing to modern invention. No matter  how far your friend is away, you can  converse by telephone without difficulty.  Try it some time.  TELEPHONE COMPANY, Ltd  Widely'Extended .Credit  The corner grocer.Mr. Butterworth,;  was looking over the credit sales slips  one day. Suddenly he called out to  the new clerk:  "Did you give George Callahan  credit?"  ' 'Yes," said the clerk.  "I ���������"  "Didn't I tell you-to get a report  on every man who asked  for   credit?"  "Why,,I did," said the clerk, who  was an earnest young fellow. "The  agency said he owed money to every  grocer in town, and, of course, if his  credit was* as good as that, I knew  that you would like to have him open  an account here!"  SOME POSTSCRIPTS  One 'of the newer electrical batter-  ' ies for medical purposes is no larger  than a flashlight,and can  be carried  in a pocket.  A recently patented foot rest for  automobile drivers is intended to  direct the feet to the right pedals  when necessary.  Another Shade  In Harper's Bazar appears a story  said to be told by a young widow em  ployed in the British war oflice. A  busy staff officer asked a fair colleague  to look up the initials of a certain  captain in the Black Watch, which is  a famous Scottish regiment.  "Well," said the officer, when he  thought a sufficient time had  elapsed.  "1 can't find it,"  "But, surely���������why, that isn't the  Army List you're looking at!"  The assistant's blue eyes opened  wide with surprise.  "Oh, would it be there?" she asked.  "J thought all colored troops were in  the Indian army!"  A Candid Soldier  In tlie possession of a naval officer  in San Francisoo is a questional",  sent to a young Sun Franciscan who  hud enlisted before it was mailed.  The postal authorities thoughtfully  forwarded it to the young man. and  it found him fighting in France al  ready a soldier  But he dutifully sat down   and  an  swered   all the draft   questions   and  mailed    the   document   back   to   the  proper   authorities. - These   are   the  questions and the answers:  Q.���������Are you an expert in   any  oc  ���������Pupation?  A.���������Fighting Huns with a bayonet.  Q ���������What language do you  speak?  A���������Pidgin French.  Q.���������What enterprise are  you   engaged inl  A.���������Fighting Huns.  Q.���������State  the   name  under . which  the enterprise is conducted  A.���������European war.  Q���������What is produced by said    enterprise?  A.���������Hell.  Q.���������How many   persons   are   employed in the plant where  you   work?  A.���������Ten million.  Q.���������Are you   engaged   in   agricultural enterprise?  A���������Plowing No Man's Land.  Q.���������Are you an employee or  managing head of the enterprise?  A.���������Bear of enterprise.  Q.���������State what kind of farm.  A.���������Poor farm.  Q.���������What branch of the work  are  you engaged in?  A.���������Digging trenches. -  Q.���������What   is   produced   by   that  branch?  A.���������Shell craters.  Q.���������State the number aud kind   of  live stock on the land.  A.���������Crutns and other   vermin! also  Huns,  Q.���������How many persons live on the  land?  ���������   A.���������None, very long.  Usually the more money a man  has the more selfish his children are  The government of Uruguay will  establish a plant for experiments in  the production of fuel from native  bituminous shale.  Italians have perfected a process  for making an edible oil that also  can he used in soap and as an illu-  aiinant, from grape seeds.  We can't all of us be tfero worshippers; some of us have to   be  heroes.  IT'S THE STEADY  ADVERTISING  The man who itches for  fame has  to do a lot of scratching to get there.  Every man knows how mean his  acquaintances are, but he. is never  absolutely sure about himself.  Girlstina Lake Pavilion  Dancing every Wednesday night  during season. Good music, good  floor, good roads. . Refreshments  served.    Boats for rent.  ASA. A&CA& MEASURE,  SAVE THE SUOARr  OP1E TEASPOOhPULr  OP  9UQ ARj)  WASTED 6r  EACH  PE-&SQM  in'CAHADA  EVERY". DAY*  ^������fr������  19,925 Tons  PER  YEAR,  .__*   yj3D_I_S&   __  ^  A PIGHTIhG  AIRP15AME  IS WORTH  $15,000  ^v^."  -?*���������  ^THIS WASTE  WOULD '  PURCHASEA  FLEET OF 265  AIRPIWIES  SYNOPSIS   OF  LAND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lanQs only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with  joint residence, but each making necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation of at least 5 acres, before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  Intermediate certificate of improvement  and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvements to extent of ?300 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained on these claims in  less than 5 years, with improvements of  ?10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption, if he requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 640 acres may be leased  by one person or company.  PRE-EMPTORS* FREE GRANTS ACT.  The scope of this Act is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving  with His Majesty's Forces. Tho time  within which the heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of the present war. This  privilege is also made retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision is made for the grant to  persons holding uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the land, If divisible,  as the payments already made will  cover in proportion to the sale price of  the whole parcel. Two or more persons  holding such Agreements may group  their interests and apply for a proportionate allotment jointly. If it is not  considered advisable to divide the land  covered by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  of equal value selected from available  Crown lands in the locality may be  made. These allotments are conditional  upon payment of all taxes due the  Crown or to any municipality. The  rights of persons to whom the purchaser from the Crown has agreed to  sell are also protected. The decision of  the Minister of Lands in respect to the  adjustment of a proportionate allotment  is final. The time for making application for those allotments is limited to  the 1st day of May, 1919. Any application made after this date will not bo  considered. These allotments apply to  town lots and lands of tho Crown sold  at public auction.  For information apply to any Provincial  Government Agent or  to  G. R. NADKN,  Deputy Minister of Lands,  Victoria, Ii. C.  -That'Brings'  the Steady  Trade to  Yon  ^  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  news of the 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 ste'ady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space regularly, and  be sure it is in THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this valley.  ������$  The GRANDFORKS SUN  eaders    Want   to   Hear  From   You    Every   Week ..������,.������ flKWlltr���������WTUU "������<**>*"MlUV.  THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  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  cTHiller ������& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  commission, returned, last' nigbt  from Rock Creek, where he spent a  couple, of days searching for rare  minerals.  Mrs. E.  E.   Gibson   and   mother  left for the coast on Wednesday,  A letter received by a friend from  G. A. Spink, who is now in Rochester,  Minn., says that a successful operation has been performed on Mrs.  Spink for gotre and tbat it will be  about two weeks before she will be  strong enough to submit to another  operation for tumor.  9  'Timberlake9.$on &.Co.  "Quality Jewellers"  We carry a complete line of Jeweller}', Silverware,  Watches and Clocks. Cultivate the habit of vising our store frequently'. A cordial welcome  awaits you, and we will cheerfully show and explain the merits of whatever may interest you.  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty.  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  Mrs. Frank Lathe left an Monday  for a week's visit to Spokane.  ingG. A. Spink as manager of the  Royal bank during his visit to  Rochester,  Minn.  Thomas Symes, of Vancouver, ar  rived in the city  on   Saturday   and  will  remain    in    the   city  until the  close of the fruit shipping season.  A small bhize in George Stan-  field's residence today culled out the  lire department. Very little damage was done.  Geoge Lee att.inded the meeting of  the Kootenay Presbytery in Nelson  on Tuesday and Wednesday.  The Granby smelter closed   down  on    Monday   for   about   tan   days.  Trouble over coke and   ore   freight  rates is understood to be   the   cause  i of the shut clown.  NeWS Of the City j     A number soldiers-passed through    - ! the city on last night's   Kettle   Val  A report has beeu received in the  ley line train for the  Morrissey   in-  city that the provincial   government   ternment camp,  intends to bold a delinquent tax sale  about the  lGth  of October.    Delinquents in order to   save  cost  of ad  vertising must pay their taxes up to  December 31, 1917,   not later than  the 31st of the current month.  Walter West returned to the city  last night on the Kettle Valley train.  He-has a six clays' leave, of absence  prior to leaving for overseas.  The-news h-is b������en received in the  city that Lieut. Warren Fair weal her,  .son of G W. Fairwnather, of Republic, who w;is with the Canadian  torces in France, has been killed in  action.  Mrs H. A. Sueads hes moved to  Nelson to j'liu tier husband, Corp.  Sheads, ot ihe military police.  Fifteen local CM u. fellows went up  lo Greenwood on Tuesday evening  to yssist the Greenwood lodge to  confer   the   second   degree on   two  Will Move High School  to Central School  At a special meeting of the scboo  board last Saturday it was decided  to give three rooms in the public  ?chool building to the high school  students. In order to make room  for these classes, Miss Munro's and  Miss Mali's clus.-es will be trans  ferred from the central school to the  high school building.  Miss Charlotte L Thorny son, of  Victoria, was engaged as assistant  teacher for the high school.  TheB. C. Markets Bulletin makes   members.  the following correction:    Jonathan.     ,,,. , ,. , , . ,       ,     ,        ...  6, Ihe public and high  schools   will  apples quoted from Washington last ,.,       >       '      ,      , ,,  ^  ,      \., -_ , ;,    , reopen on luesday for the   tall   and  week at ������1.00 per box should   have     ���������  .  , ,. ��������� winter term  read Si.50 per box.  Beginners   at   the public  school,  who are six years.old or   nearly   so, j  will be received between September  3rd and 9th, inclusive, but not later.  The valley has been well irrigated  during the past week by a perfect  gravity system.  Four million dollars is the estimated value of British Columbia's  191S fruit crop.  Passenger travel on the Kettle Valley line is increasing, and a couple  of coaches have recently been added  to the coast trains.  Wm. Thomliuson, of New Denver, ore sampler and collector for  the   Canadian   munition   resources  \V. 0 Miller, district superintendent of the C.P.R , passed through  the city in his special car on Tuesday.  Jack Cnok, guard at the Morrissey internment camp, is visiting in  the city this week.  Mr. Ross, of Vancouver, is relie\  John D. Rockefeller recently told  a story th-it, hes'iid, wa? absolutely  true If happened in Washington.  A lvyro was driving a waijon and in  _nin_ through a street ran ag inst a  funeral. With the superstition of his  race he thought i' would bp bar  luck to cross behind a funeral, so he  tried, to cross ahead -of it, but the  drlvvr of the hearse whipppd up his  horep, and the two went n^ck and  rifek for a time, until finally th<-  darkey sang out: "Say, dab, pu'l  up youah hops! Mah hoss is in a  hurry an' youah'n isn't!"  girls! whiten your skim    | Yale  Barber  Shop  WITH LEMON JUICE      _        _,    .       ���������������_     ��������� u ^  Razor Hcnmg a Specialty  Make a beauty lotion for a few cents to  remove tan, freckles, sallowness.  PURE MOUNTAIN  HONEY FOR SALE  In glass jars, 1 lb. net, 40c; or  4 1b. pails, 81.30. Comb honey,  30c per section.  C. C. HEAVEN, Phone F134.  One of the finest homes  in Grand Forks. Lots 84  x 125 ft.; 30 fruit trees,  etc.  For terms and conditions  apply to  Hf>f������������������������������������"*"������tiO>tt)n|u(ii|<l|������tMl  j.������ mnity  YES! MAGICALLY!  CORNS LIFT OUT  WITH FINGERS  Your grocer has the lemons and any  drug store or toilet counter will supply  you with three ounces of orchard white  for a few cents. Squeeze the juice of  two fresh lemons into a bottte, then put  in the orchard white and shake well.  This makes a quarter pint of the very  best lemon skin whitener and complexion  beautifier known. Massage this fragrant, creamy lotion daily into the face,  neck, arms and hands and just see how  freckles, tan, sallowness, redness and  roughness disappear and how smooth,  soft and. clear the skin becomes. Yes!  It is harmless, and the beautiful results  will surprise you.  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, Fiust Street  Grand Forks, B. C.  Make your'money go further. Saves r;ar fare and nh<i<> leat her.  Costs very little for upkeep. Gets you to work rVcliri" fine. Lets  you slip home for a hot dinner, instead of a cold lunch  Cycling is easy and pleasant when you rifle a Cleveland Hicvde,  the wheel that runs smoothly and easily year after year. Look for  the name-plate Cleveland Lot me explain to you my easy sale  plan on terms.  First olass repair work done also in Pdacksmithing, Brazing,  Aluminum Soldering Oxy-Acetylene Welding,- Wood work, ete.  Open on Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock  tP <a     JLELe  Opposite Grand Forks  Garage  and  City  Hall  Always a full line of Accessories, Tires and repair  parts on hand for bicycles, motor cycles and black-  smithing.  ������..������*wN������M*M������M������..ft..0..t.^..t..tMC..������..t..a.)t..t..*..B..������..*..0..a.-.  You simply say to the drug store  man, "Give me.a quarter of an ounce  of freezone." This will cost very little  but is sufficient to remove every hard  or soft corn from one's feet.  A few. drops of this new ether compound applied directly upon a tender,  aching corn should relieve the soreness instantly, and soon the entire corn,  root and all, dries up and can be lifted  out with the fingers.  This new way to rid one's feet of  corns was introduced by a Cincinnati  man, who says that, while freezone is  sticky, it dries in a moment, and simply shrivelB up the corn without inflaming or even irritating the surrounding tissue or skin.  r. Don't let father die of Infection or  lockjaw from whittling at his corns,  but clip this out and make him try it.  New Management  Dad Odell, who has been driving  the baggage wagon for Vant Bros.,  has rented the  Province Hotel Bar  Where he will serve all kinds of  cool, refreshing temperance drinl<-<  and the choicest brands of cigars.  When you are hot and in need of  cooling off, call and see me.  Also pool and billiard pallor in  connection.  Look for the Biggest Brick Block  on Bridge Street  You will always find me "At  Home."  Job Printing at The Sun offiee a  practically the same prices as before  the big war startod.  Wise wives won't  waste.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAICK   your   repairs  to   Armson, sboe   re  puirer.     The   Hub.    Look  for  the   Big  Bool.  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (rublishod Annually)  Kiuihles traders   throughout   tlie   world   to  coiiimiiiiietitc direct with linjrlish  MANUFACTURES & DEALER*  n nneli class of jtonds. Unsides hoiupr ������ c'������m-  li'to coinmoreiiil jxnidu to London timt Its  niiiirbs, the directory contains lists of  KX PO 1111 Si 10 H CH A NTS  with tho Hoods they ship, imd the Coloiiinl  and Foreign Markets thoy supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to which they sail,  mid indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leaditi"- Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns aud industrial  centres)of the United Kingdom.  \ copv of the current edition will be forwarded", freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Doalers seeking Agencies can ndvertisr-  their trade curds for $5, orlurger advertisements from S15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abchurch Lane, London, E.C.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  'Modern' Ri'o-s  and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  Model Livery Barn.  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  HANSEN S GO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Omen!  F. Downey's Ligar Store  TktjKimionkb:  oitick, ui;o tfpcf Qtpppt  HaNHK.n'k KKSIPBSOK   K.18 HIOl Oil GDI  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND  DEALER  IN  AND  i  OFFICE AT R. PETRIE'S STORE  PHONE 64  umummmmujuimm

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