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 I".; .  \.i'\,   *-i  ,*".'. ���������*���������*!'t���������'"'-"���������S*������r.,"*'?-T'?1  fc.legislative Library W-';r".������\$   *  {���������,  wv> ->v'.*-.' .- i,<- \'t '-1-".*���������-  *%  Kettle Vallcsv  Orchardist  j v /  THIRTEENTH YEAR���������No. 44  GRAND FORKS,  B. C, FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 1914  $1.00 PER YEAR  VOLUNTEERS  LEAVE FOR FRONT  The members of .the active service  contingenfof theGrand Forks Sharpshooters, left yesterday noon for  Nelson   to join tbe. Kootenay con-j feature of this event was   the enroll-  OF MEDALS  The public.so,h6ols-~fe-opened last  Monday morning *for the fall  and-   winter    term."       A"   notnhle  tingent,   and they are scheduled to  leavetthat city today for the general  camp at Vaicartier, Que.    It is  ex-  ���������- pected that they will be included in  . the.Canidian contingent  which wjil  leave that camp next week for. England.   Th'e'men who volunteered for  the fr< nt from this city are:,,  . A' Potentier  j   D. Hunter  Percy Taylor  J: McKay  M. J. Mudge  D. Paterson  -W, L. Reid  G. K. Ashby  "��������� The ��������� men were given a splendid  farewell at the C.P.R.'station. The  entire company of Sharpshooters  was present, and the city band rendered patriotic airs. The station  platform and the street were blocked  with citizens, who lustily .cheered  the volunteers and hoped that every  one of them would return a general,  or at least a colonel. As the train  pulled out they we're given three  rousing cheers and a tiger.  L Green  Ellis' Bickler  J. H. Slater  G. J. Fritz  S. E. Mills  F. J. Hicks  0. Clifford  - Nearly everybody in the   city  at  tended the ���������������������������sing-song" given by the.  Sharpshooters Monday night at their  camp across the North' Fork to the  people.of Orand Forks.    In the center of a level grassy spot  blazed   a  cheerful campfire, and  around   this  seats   were   provided for the larger  portion of the  crowd.    Hundreds,  however," had to watch the proceedings   from   the  rear.    A piano had  been provided for the occasion, and  '  an orchestra was also present.   Capt.  Kirk acted as chairman.  The program of the evening   was  opened  with   a   selection from_the  orchestra, after which Sergt.Liddicoat  sang "Soldiers of the King," everyone  Joining -in  the   chorus.   A. A.  Frechette followed witha song, and  was    lustily     encored.      "Tommy  Atkins" was well rendered   by   Pri  v'ate Cook.-and Mr. Mackenzie"* sang  ���������'Hearts of Oak."    Corp;   Coy,   as  sistedby Sergt/-H: Broad and   Pte.  G. Broad,'rendered a -comic   song,  with accompaniment of three guitars.  A song with a swinging chorus  was  sung by Pte. Lake, and Jeff  Davis  followed with "Sailing"  in  his   inimitable, style.    Meadames   Barker  and Metcalf sang "Where the River  Shannon Flows" in a  manner that  elicted   repeated   eneores.    An   instrumental selection by Messrs. For  shaw and-Davidson  followed,   after  which   James   Cadoo  rendered    a  Scotch song. "The Admiral's Broom"  was rendered in splendid   style   by  Mr. Dawson,and Pte. Ashby's comic  song was heartily   applauded.    The  program ��������� was   concluded  with   the  singing of "Auld Lang Syne"   and  ment of the largest number of new  pupils���������forty-five being the exact  number���������that have' yet presented  themselves on an opening day   ���������  The presentation of piedals and  certificates of honor rolls was nhide  on the school lawn at 11 o'clock in  the forenoon by J. A McCallum,  who'acted on behalf of the school  board, while Mrs. C. H. Niles pre  sented Edith Barlow with the Bank  of Commerce medal. The ceremony  was witnessed by a large number of  parents and ��������� other citizens The  following are the winners of   honors:  PflOFICIENCY HONOR ROLLS.  Division 1���������Canadian Bank of Commerce medal, Edith Barlow- entrance  certificates to Edith Barlow. Archer  Davis, - Henry. Fritz, Marie Fritz,  Dean Galloway, Arthur Gilpin, Frank  ���������Hartinger, Hilda Hood, Rennie Ke-  ron, Harold 'Massie,' A via. Michener,  Sam Montgomery, Dorothy Morrison,  Ulric McCallum, Emma Needham,  Grace Redpath, Myrtle 'Spraggett,  Ronald Tracy.  Division II���������Ida  DeCew. .  Division III���������Earl King.  *" Divisiou IV���������Donald Laws.- -  " Division V���������Morris Bainson.  Division VI���������Emile'Painton.  Division VII���������Harold King.  Division VIII���������Harry Dmytryk,  Division IX���������Irene Montgomery.  ATTENDANCE AND PUNCTUALITY    HONOR  ROLLS.  *  Division I���������Arthur Gilpin, Frank  Hartinger (equal).  ��������� Division II���������Laurena Nichols.  Division III���������Hope Williams, Mar  garet Graham, Eddie Mcllwaine,  Frauces Sloan, Lily Ardiel, Kathleen  O'Connor (all equal).    .'  Division IV���������Bernard Crosby.  Division V���������Alice Galipeau, Corena  Harkness (equal)  Division VI���������Helen Simpson.  Division VII���������Donald Walker,Lee  Sung, James Needham (all equal).  Division VII���������Kenneth Campbell,  Chow Fung (equal).  Division IX���������Annie Marovich.  ��������� .   DEPORTMENT HONOR ROLLS.  Division I���������Alice Bo*en.  Division II���������Willard Shaw.  ������������������ Division.IU���������Sarah McCallum.  ���������   Division IV-���������Lizzena Irvine.  Division V���������- A leeta Nichols.  Division VI���������Eloise. Stafford..  Division VII���������Coryl Campbell.  Division VIII���������Annie Crosby.  Division IX���������Nora Harris.  Kriiiay-   ---  Great Britain lias   decided to make  loan to Belgium ..f *f 0,000,000.   .  Italy sends a friendly query to  Austria regarding tho landing of arms  ���������it an Albanian seaport.  Canadian manufacturers follow the  English lead and will endeavor to  capture Germany's foreign trade.  The London Chronicle's correspond  dent at Copenhagen reports that (Germany is calling out her last reserves  Army experts believe that the Brit-  irh, French and Belgian armies will  clash with the Germans in a battle  on tho Dender river.  The recapture of Muelhausen, in  Alsace, by the French is described in  an official aunounoement The German losses were enormous in heavy  street fighting.  , The Germans have demanded a war  imposition of $40,000,000 from Brussels. The treas'urer -' of the city, M.  Hallett, states that no possible coercive measures will give them even a  fraction of that sum.  S  French war office admits a setback on  land, but claims the command of the  seas and avers that the Russians are  advancing on Germany.  Tuesday  Bombs from a German airship cause  much damage in Antwerp.  It is reported that the Germans are  leaving   Brussels,    and   the  may reoccupy the city.  The German forces in east Prussia  were cornered bv the Russians, and  the foe retired" in complete dis nder ,the Independent Company of Rifle*,  after a long and sanguinary engage-J Mayor Gaw, Aid. Bickerton, Bon-  inent - :thron, Donaldson, Henniger, Manly  The London press say   the   British   and-McCallum were present.  Belgians  T SES  OF CITY COUNCIL  , Tho regular meeting of the city  council   last Monday   evening   was  , brief, in or to permit the members of  attending the  "sing song"  tendered  Saturday  -ith  A bad forest fire, which is said to  extend from Cascade to ten milefi  east of Fife, is raging. On Tuesday  the C.P.R. wanted twenty men to  fight it, and a number of the unemployed were sent down from this  city. Tbe provincial government  and the railway company are combining in an endeavor to check the  devastating conflagration, and about  300 men are now engaged in righting the flames.  The Liege and Namur 'forts  stand repeated assaults. '���������  The advance of the Russian' forces  in Prussia places the position of the  enemy in jeopardy.      The British admiralty announces  that the floating trade of Germany has  been brought to a standstill.-  The English papers warn the   Brit  ish that they must train   every   nerve  to secure ultimate victory in  the  bat-  lie to the death.  An official announcement is made  in Paris that the Franso-British force  opens battle; on the. great German  army in Belgium.  Australia will follow   Canada's   ex  ample and see that no foreign    nation  gets foodstuffs from that, country    until Britain has enough.  Absolute unity prevails among the  members of the two parties in the  Dominion house, and eight war measures are passed in five days.  Japan opens war on Germany and  sends troops to capture the kaiser's far"  eastern forts. Preparations for defending Kiao Chau and Tsing Tau  have been made by Germany, and a  vigorous resistance is promised by the  governor.  and French forces must drive the  enemy from Belgium however great  the Russian success in Prussia may  prove.  Lord Kitchener states that over  seventy battalions have already volunteered for service abroad. When  they ".are trained and organized in  larger formations they will be able to  take their places in the-line.  The French coinmander-iu.chief has  withdrawn all his forces from territory recently occupied, and with the  British is meeting the enemy in a line  between Maubeuge on the north and  Dunan on the south, a distance of  ahout 200 miles.  Wednesday  The Russians steadily continue to  advance toward Berlin.  Masses of killed cover the bloody  field where the British repulsed six  attacks in the battle on the French  f on tier.  Routed Austrian troops flee in disorder before the Servians.. Casualties  of the enemy are estimated at sixty  thousand.  The allies in their   entrenched   po:  sitions are as the anvil to the   Mosco  vite   hammer"   declares   the   London  Graphic's military correspondent.  It is announced officially that German Togoland in Africa has   surrend  ered unconditionally.    The allies   will  [ A letter.to Mayor Gaw fr.mi W.  0. Miller; district superintendent of.  the C P.R., stated that he had referred the request of the council for  free transportation of harvest hands  to the prairie provinces from this  district to the proper officers of the  company.  A communication from the superintendent of the British Columbia Telephone company at Nelson,  stated that he had no objection to  the installation of a police signal in  this city, and suggested that arrangements be made whereby the employees of the company would cooperate with the city in operating it.  Tbe city health officer reported  that an indigent female patient bad  been admitted to the Cottage hospital.  John A. Hut-ton, returning officer,  reported that the ratepayers had  approved the. creamery aid - bylaw  by a vote of 55 to'35.  Aid. Bonthron, chairman of the  board of works, reported that the  work of grading Winnipeg avenue  was progressing favorably and that  it would be compjeted in a few days.  He also recommended that *he bill  of   W. J. Galipeau for   the   cement  Monday  Emperor Nicholas of Russia is re  ported to have gone to the headquarters of the Russian army.  There is a report trom Rome that  the Albanian insurgeuts have entered  Avalon and raised their flag.  Charleroi is shelled by the Ger  mans, but the invaders are repulsed  after a fierce fight for the bridges.  Detachments of German cavalry,  operating on the extreme right, have  reached Roubaix, a few miles to the  north of Lille.  >  A late dispatch from Copenhagen  gives further reports from Anstria  that Emperor Francis Joseph is in a  grave condition.  enter Kamina Thursday morning.  The allies continue the battle from  strongly defended positions. The  French troops were attacked along  the Alsace-Lorraine line,"but repulsed  all the .attackssuccesfully.  During the bombardment of Char-  eroi the French-Turco troops from  Algiers charged a German battery,  bayonetting the gunners,��������� The losses  of the African troops exceeded those  of the light brigade at Balaclava.  Thursday  Paris prepares for a  possible   siege.  The   Russian   Invasion   of   P-  .seems almost irresistible.  The   Russians continue   their  torious march toward Berlin.  The Rainbow is given orders to engage the German cruiser Leipsig.  The German losses are heavy  when the French offensive movement  occurs.  rnssia  vie-  The  ca  shells   at  fearful.  ���������nage   caused    by   German  Namur   is  described to be  'God Save the King' by all present. |sPector. a������d W. J. Cook, of the cus-  At 10:30 refreshments were served, |totn8 dePartment, have been, noti-  after which the gathering dispersed   fied   from   0ttawa  that they  bave  At Tsing Tau, the capital of  Kiao  P. T. McCallum, 'immigration in   Chau,   the  German   protectorate  in  China, the German forces have prepared for a bombardment by the .Japanese fleet. Y  been -appointed  Dominion   police  members of.  the  Their   principal  -Mrs. Peter Barker, wife of Sergt. ""'"." ^."^,, . V""V" regiments. England expects t  Barker/of the Sharpshooters, re- ?V consist of keeping a watch- longest fatality roll in the present w  ,.    'Yi       a *. _       t /.        ful eye on the  movements of   Ger-   since the Crimean struggle.  turned on Saturday from a three  months'- visit to England. She  says that the steamer Virginian, on  which she travelled, had an exciting voyage across the Atlantic.  Great   street  crowd   in  London is  quiet waiting for news of   the   picked  the  /ar  Little is known of the gigantic battle which is now raging on the French  frontier.  British marines are said to have  been sent to defend Ostend against a  German attack.  The Germans occupy Lille, Valen-  cienes and Roubaic without opposition  from the allies.  ���������The German auxiliary cruiser Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse is sunk by the  British cruiser Highflyer.  sidewalk on Sixth street, in front of  Stanley Davis' residence, he allowed. The report was approved  and the bill ordered paid. -������������������  Aid. McCallum, chairman of tin-  water and light committee, reported  that the police signal had been installed and was .now in operation.  The,, work of improving the street  lighting system, as far as it would  be advanced this year, had been  completed and it was giving perfect  satisfaction.  The  matter  of   repairing, or   renewing,    the roof   on    the ciry hall  was referred to the chairmen  of the  finance end water and light com mi t-  .tees, with power to act.  Aid. Henniger, chairman of the  health and relief, said that the local  hospital was rapidly filling up with  charity patients. He noted that the  city was being charged $12 per  week for each patient. According to the provincial statutes,  hospitals which received government  grants were only allowed to charge  81 per day for city charges. He  wished to know if the Cottage hospital received any government aid.  The subject precipitated a general  discussion. Some of the members  ofthe board were of tbe opinion that  the hospital received provincial support, while others thought it was a  purely private enterprise.    The mat  ter was disposed of for the  time.be-  A  strong   tribute   is  paid   to the ing by tbe adoption  of a  resolution  British army, which   held    back   the J instructing   the   health   and   relief  committee   to   interview  Dr. King-  huge German force while   the  French  ey  man and Austrian reservists now in  this country.  Fire fighters  are  in   (kmintl  over the Boundary country.  al'  Parts of Alsace  and   Lorraine   are  abandoned by the allies after  a   stiff  fight south of the Seniois   river.    The  osses   on    both   sides    are   reported  to   have   been    very     heavy.     The  retreated to stronger positions.  The regular meeting of . the  Daughters of the Kmpire will be  held    next    Wednesday, September  ston on the subject.  The creamy aid bylaw wns^ reconsidered and finally passed.  I, ,it ;}..������'eloek  in   the  In; Km press t heat re.  This is Ihe time of year when the  wise person sees that   the   match   i>  ���������efore   he  :.->  afternoon, in : thoroughly extinguish^  throws it on the ground -V  THE SUN, GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA  Y; pairifws' Tragedies  The; painter Bpc*\*J#in's wife would  never allow hAr 'hijsband. to bring a  model to his studre.' "That is the  tragedy of my life," said Boecklin.  "To create, without-a,'model'is almost/  impossible, while to employ one would  at once mean to break with my wife."  The episode is recalled by Dr. Angelo ���������  S. Rappoport in '"Famous Artists and  Their Models."  Another story is of Lucretla del  Fedo, the cold, unsympathetic, exacting woman who was adored, married  and immortalized by Andrea del Sar-  to. She outlived her husband by many  years, dying at the age of eight-seven  in 1570. Long after Dei Sa/rto s death  Jacopo di Empoli was one/dav engaged in copying "The -Birth' of the Virgin" in the Clnirc;*. of the Aii'iuiiedition. Florence, wlien hit old aoroan o.\  her way to church .topped to watch  his work, and, pointing to the centr'tl  figure in the painting, said, "That is  my portrait." At eighty-six she was  proud to proclaim herself tlie widow  of the immortal artist to whom she  had given so little peace when he was  alive.   ".-'���������������������������"���������''  ���������OGJb-  Historic London Street  Friday street is cne of tlie most interesting and ancient of the thorough-,  fares in London. As long ago as 1305  a reference to it appears in ..the city  records, and -even then it was probably old. Close by it stood the Nag's  Head tavern, which is famous.in history-.as the. "pretended" scene of the  consecration of Matthew Parker, archbishop of Canterbury, in the reign of  Queen-Elizabeth.  The- name of Friday street is-derived "from the fact that in medieval  times many fishmongers resided there  and held their Friday: market in the  vicinity. By a strange contrariety of  nomenclature the Wednesday club met  at a hostelry in the street, and there,  in 1695, undo?: the direction of William Paterson,'discussed at great length  ihe proposals which'eventuated in the  establishment of tlie Bank of England.���������Pair Mall Gazette.  General Daumesnil's Leg  General Daumesnil's wooden and  iron leg is in the Paris military museum. Tlie warrior is question lost one  of his 'egs at the battle of Wagram,  and when he returned to Paris it was  replaced by a mechanical contrivance  of timber wit'.i iron springs. Although  crippled, the old soldier remained in  active service and aws in command of  the Vincennes fort in 1814 when the  allies were in. Paris. It was to the  troops of the anti-Napoleon coalition  j that General Daumesnil said when  called upon to give up his fort, "Let  me have my leg and then you can take  Vincennes." The .old general died in  1832, deprived of his mechanical limb.  It had been taken off while he was ill  in "order to be repaired by a smith  named Brou, living in Vincennes- Brou  kept the article and handed it down  to . his family, Irom whom it subsequently passed' into the ownership of  the municipality of Vincennes. The  councillors of the artillery' borough  handed it ove_* to the war department,  and it is among the most honored relics of French armies of the past.  Bank of England Salaries -  To enter the service of the Bank of  England a candidate must be nominated by a director, be of good moral  character, pass a qualifying (not competitive) examination and be between  eighteen and twenty-two years old-  The first year his salary is $500, and'  <^then it rises at the rate of ?50 a year.  At the end of the fifth year he proceeds to the fourth class or else leaves  the service of the bank. . According  to figures furnished by one of the  bank's officials, the average pay at the  end of ten years is $1,060. At fifteen  years it is $1,300,- twenty years $1,545,  thirty years $1,045; after that the senior clerics pass to $2,150. The staff  and special posts, numbering about  100, are won b.v meritorious service.  Tho highest salary is paid the chief  cashier nnd is $15,000. The chief accountant draws $12,500, and there are  several appointments ranging from $7,-  500 to $3,500. Agents of branches receive up to $12,000 There, is'a'pension system to which tlie clerk, does  not contribute, but for which he is  qualified after ten years' service.���������  Moody's Magazine.  n  u  99  fc������  n  A Dream Superstition  I heard what was to me at/least a  new piece of superstition the other  day, and when I think of the risks  I've run all these years because I did  not know of it ray blood runs cold. I  met a woman  from Virginia   in  mar  Shoes and Nerves  Travellers say that the reason why  nervous people don't exist in China is  because it is there the custom to wear  soft shoes. There is no doubt that  hard soled, creaking footgear, is responsible for much nervous wear and  tear as well as much physical fatigue  in western lands. Tired-feet.and tired  nerves will find solace in a warm foot  bath, with a handful of sea salt in it.  Move the feet about or keep them  still as best pleases you as long as  the water is Pleasantly warm; then  dry them with a rough/ towel and  put on a- fresh pair of stockings ���������  Dundee Advetiser.  Subdued the  Peer  In her reminiscences Lady Dorothy  Nevill said that in her younger days  parents were very particular about the  Didn't Wait for "Thank You"  John Bull, the scene painter, tells a  story of an occasion when he delivered  some scenery for an entertainment in  a lunatic asylum. He was watching  his men getting the stuff in when it  began to rain. A big man with a  pleasant smile appeared and offered to  help. They got on famously. Mr. Bull  and his volunteer were just setting  down the last load when an attendant  arrived, caught the big man a tremendous blow on tbe side of the head  and sent him sprawling on his backf  Mr. Bull was speechless with indignation at this attack, but the victim got  up, smiling more than ever, and walked away. : "You can thank your stars  I've been watchi:,g you," the attendant explained. "I suppose when you  had the last lot in you'd have said  'Thank you; I'm much obliged.' Well,  that's this fellow's trouble, sir. The  moment you say 'Thank you' to :im  'e'll wring your neck"���������London Standard.  Knack" is not needed to mak|e  good   coffee   every  time.     Follow  the  directions in each  sealed tin of Red Rose Coffee;  and in six minutes the small  crushed ,grains give you the  full strength and brisk flavor  of this, choice coffee. There is  no dust, so Red Rose Coffee requires no "settling.*'  No chaff, so no bitter taste.  You will surely like   &9  jffe������  m  Eyeo of ihe Starfish  At the end of each arm,in the common starfish ther'o is a little, red eye.  It is sheltered at the base of the terminal tube foot, which has become altogether sensory. The eye or eye cushion  shows ��������� little cups, each closed by a  lens, lined by red, rodlike sensory  cells, clothed externally by supporting  cells' and containing a transparent  watery substance. Hellniuth Plessner'  made a number of experiments at  Heliogland in order to discover how  much a starfish sees with these "eyes"  or eye spots The answer is, not very  much. It does not form an.image nor  does jt perceive u moving object. But  it has considerable sensitiveness in  distinguishing different degrees of  light and shade. Even the skin of the  starfish is responsive to differences of  illumination iu the immediate vicin'.y,  but by means of its "eyes" the starfish  becomes aware o.? distant illumination  that differs, either positively or negatively, from that of ;the immediately  surrounding area.���������New  York World-  ket, and the talk falling on dreams I .'matrimonial alliances    made in their  Peevish,  pale,   restless  and    sickly  children owe their condition to worms.  Mother Graves'  Worm    Exterminator  will relieve tl.im and restore health.  recalled a most blood curdling night  mare I had  had   the  night  before.  "I must tell you what I dreamed  last night," I said.       '....���������"....        ��������� '.  "Let me ask first whether it's a  pleasant cr au unpleasant dream?"  said the lady.from Virginia.  "Decidedly unpleasant."  "Then for mercy's/sake don't tell  it!"   said   she.     "Never     tell   a   bad  dream on Saturday, for we say in Virginia:" --     ":  " "'-"���������"���������"  Friday night's dream on Saturday told  Is sure to com-? true, no matter how  old. ���������Washington Post.  Mr. Staylate���������Tho other night 1  heard a story that gave ��������� me such a  start  Miss Muchbored���������I wish I knew it.���������  Woman's Home Companion.  ar-  families, and she told an amusing  story of one oldpeer-who was greatly  surprised to be told by his sister that  she had developed a great affection for  a well known scientist of humble  birth. ������������������-.  The peer sent for him and said  brusquely, "Now, sir, I should like to  know something about your  family."  "I think it will be sufficient," replied  the scientist, who was of Semitic extraction, "to say that I descended from  the illustrious blood of Abraham, Isaac  and Jacob."  The peer was taken aback. "Oh,"  he said, "of course, my family has  nothing to compare with that. Therefore, if my sister really likes you,  you'd better take her."  And the scientist did.  Dirigible   Balloons  The dirigible balloon is by no means  a   modern invention.   As a matter of  fact,     as  long  ago  as   1784  General j te~a," says the "statesman  Very   Sad  First Salesrra.i���������A-woman was  rested  downstair;) this  morning..  Second Salesman���������What for? ' I Meusnier proposed the constructon of  First Salesman���������She was caught in  an eiongated balloon which might be  the act of concealing a hand mirror,  propelled through    the    air.    Experi-  Second    Salesman-Poor     woman! j ments     were   niade  with   it  by   two  1 hats what becomes of taking a glass j brothers   named   Robert,    who   made  An Ind-vcement  Wife���������I wi_h, Harry, dear you'd  get me a nice clock for my room.  Hub���������Bui. I am really very short and  can't, afford.  Wife (interrjpting-���������If you will, I'll  set it back two hours'the evening ' ycu  gc to the club--Boston Transcript  Strangeness   of the  Sex  A woman can become highly excited  over the fact that a bride is starting  out in married life with machine hemmed napkins.���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  ��������� Stopped His? Talking  In the memoirs of Li Hung Chang,  the great Chinese viceroy, commentirg  on his visit to Russia, refers to the  manner in which the c/.ar and all the  high officials appear to be surrounded  by would-be assassins. "I do not think  I would like to exchange positions with  the czar even to have the fine czarina  as wife and my choice of the rarest  He    adds  tco much.���������Chicago News.  Silver is  o~  lass  v?lue  than  gold than virtue���������Horace.  jo'.d,  several ascents and attained a .speed  of three miles an hour, though the  method of propulsion was only aerial  oars worked by hand. Nothing further  was attempted until 1S52, when Henri  Giffard ' built dirigibles which, by  means of a light steam engine, he propelled at nearly seven miles an boar,  and since, then various experiments  have been made which ultimately  ended, in the wonderful triumph of  Zeppelin.���������New York  Press.  Spoiling  Good  Paper  "Poetry  should  be  written  on  one  side of the paper, shouldn't it?" asktd  the  budding bard-  "That depends on the poetry," replied the editor wearily. "Lots of it  shouldn't be written on either side."  ���������Philadelphia Record.  the following anecdote, which seems  to show that he would have been quite  at home in the atmosphere of assassination which he believed to exist in  St. Petersburg: "Once in Tientsin a  low fellow came into my courtyard  and told "the banner captain in Charge  that he intended taking my life. He  had a long piece of wire and said he  was going to hang me-to my own gateposts. I had to have his head cut eff  before he  would   stop  talking."  ��������� Three Birthdays a Ye���������r  There is apparently plenty of fun  for the child in Sweden in the. matter  of birthdays, but the parent can hard-  ly^be expected to feel the same, for  the children the.'e do not confine themselves to o*.je birthday, but they mast  have three. Of coarse the first one is  the real blithdayj and the other two  are those ..'whose names the Swedish  boy or g���������*l bears- For every day in  the year of ihe Swedish calendar has  its own . sepaiate name, besides the  weekly name-: which other nations  have. Sometimes if the parent gives  the child a second name or a first one  that cannot be found in the calendar,  the child lose* out on one birthday.  And considerable protest must follow,  too, when th'e child becomes o)d  enough to realize what he is missing.  In the German calerdar every day has  a name ,uso. but the observance of  these days is not at all common in tne  latter country. .  Sicilian Carts  Of all ihe vehicles in thel'worlffl  there is none to equal the Sicilian.carl,  carved,' yellow, paneled witli?" -Jurifl  paintings .tha:: run the gamut of myth  and history. One we saw had upom  its panels coor.es that represented Columbus sail.r.g from Palos and discovering America,- a bloody, fight-around-  the citadel of Acre, the hermitage ol.'  Santa Rosalia, and on its tailboard  a vivid picture of the'massacreof.the  Vespers.. The ' carts are never . very  large, as carts go, but they are so marvelous^* wrought chat they ought surely to come under the provisions of the  law,that forbids the exportation ol!  any works of arts. Wheels, ..shafts,  axles,' the edges'of sides and posts a"nd.  tailboards arc all worked into;neat  geometrical designs, and on the axle  is a carving bi.ilt up clear to the bottom of the cart, a mass of intricate  scrolwork and gingerbread, ��������� 'in ������������������'.'.-ihe  middle of which tits tho patron sai.nl .  of the fortunate , owner.���������"Vistas iu  Sicily."  ��������� Corns and warts disappear������������������  treated with Hoiloway's_. Corn  without leaving a scar.  when  Cure  Size of Queensland  To give some idea of the size of  Australia, Queensland alone is half as  big as Germany, Austria and Hungary  put together. Its ��������� area is. .608,497.  square miles.  A French Comedy  AVhcn John Rudyerd was building  his famous wooden Kddyslone. lighthouse he was much harassed by tlie  depredations of French privateers,  j Thus on one memorable day all his  men were surprised while at work and  borne off in triumph lo France as  llvisoners of war, the captors thinking thoy had done something very  smart. But Louis XIV. did not. approve at all r.'.ul promptly ordered the  men's release. "Their work," lie said,  "is  am at war with England, not with  humanity."���������"Lightships and Lighthouses-"  The establishment of the trial by  jury runs back ever, prior to the tim.3  of Alfred the Great. He is said to  have organized juries of twelve men  as now in practice, but even earlier  six  Welsh  and  six Anglo-Saxon free-  Engjish Harvest Feasto  The feasts that now take place at  the close of ttio harvest season in England are small af-air������- compared with  the old fashioned harvest suppers held  formerly. In some of the nortlr.-rn  counties the.-, farmers would give  churns of cream, and 't was served out  in cups of the laborers. Nowadays a  glass of ale or cklej is the substitute  for the old time feast. In some parts  of the north of Ire.'and the ancient custom still lingers as "the churn supper."  A very oh1, custom is the baking of a  large cak-3 by the farmer's wife. This  is cut up and servec* out .to every cne,  including "children,", accompanying' the  "horkey cart" into the farmyard. The  "horkey cart" wasv the cart on which  the last load cf the season was drawn  to   the  farm.���������London   Answers. -...'  Sleep and Laughter  People who sleep well quickly recover from an.ailment, and. for this reason, years ago, sleep was pronounced!  as one of nature'-: cures for all diseases. .Experiments go to prove that  a person who accustoms .himself or  herself to a full and.regular sleep is  not so liable to an attack of disease as  the person who foigoes bis proper'  rest. Mo.-eovi-r, when attacked by <tny  ailment, a good sleeper recovers the  quicker.  "Laugh and live" is a time h'bnoreff.  saying, aud a famous doctor'once reg^  ommended one of his patients to try a.  course of funny stories. The patient,  who was suffering from a nervov'S  breakdown through overwork;:: obeyed  teh doctj.-'s instructions, and-the effect of hearty laughter soon brought  him around- The menu recommended,  was 0m: funny sto:y at each meal witb.  two extra for dinner.  Distinctive Dres: in England  At Counts' bank the clerical assistants must all'weav frock coats, and no  one in the employment of the bank is  allowed to go about with his trousers  turned up. At Koare's bank it is the  custom of ail those employed to wear  white ties ��������� Members of the legal profession observe the etiquette of-lru-ir  calling by abstaining from th? wearing  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gents,���������I cund a valuable hunting  dog of mange with MINARD'S LINIMENT after several veterinaries ha-f.  treated him without doing him any  permanent good.  . r -      Yours, &c,  WILFRID   GAGNE,  Prop- of Grand 'Central Hotel,-Drum-  mondville/Aug. ?,, '04.     Y  This  bread,  men acted as a jury Avhere there was. ,  a dispute between Welsh and Saxons,  ot..light or fancy, colored clothes and        ; always wear silk hats.    The beadles  of some Presbyterian churches in Eng  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  by local  -.piillcitlonii,  .1.1   they  cannot reach Ufa di*.  eoaed portku of tli������ tar.    Thcru la only one way to  land wear^diess suits instead of the  Anglican     cassock.     Some     brewers'  | workmen  and   draymen  wear  scarlet  wire deatacM. and that is by constitutional remedleii! i knitted  Wool  nightcaps.     In  fact, near-  Dcafncua la caused by an Inflamed conditio;! of tha <  mticoua llnlnj oi the Eustachian Tube.   When  this  tube l3 Inflame I yon hava a rumbllnj Bound or Im-  porfoct hearing, and when It Is entirely closed. Deafness I.] ttic result, and unices the Inflammation can bo  lak'en out and thin tube restored to lu .lormal condition,  licarlnj will be destroyed  forever:   nine caaes  out of tea nro caused by Catarrh, which la nothing  but an Inflamed condition of tho mucous curfnees.  We will give One Hundred Dollar* for any case of  fnr   rlio   'ipnefir   nV   -ill   li'irinnq       f j Deafness (causad by catarrh)   that'cannot be cured  . ,    ... ..:!..,-,.   ,'_.. , .?_.'....,   ! by lun"> C*������t.~**-n Cure'   Seiul for clrciili  And Cuticura Ointment. Their  use lends to prevent pore clogging, pimples, blackheads, redness, roughness and other unwholesome conditions of the skin.  Cuticura Soap and Ointment arc sold throuj-hout  the world. A liberal osmplo of each, with 32-pugo  booklet on the care and treatment of tho skin and  ecalp, sent post-free. Addrcws Potter Drug -fc C'hcm.  Corp., Dcpt, UK, Boston, U. S. A.  Long  Headed  "What will you do with the $20,000  if you get a verdict in your breach of  promise suit?'' /  "I guess," said the dear girl. "I'li  marry the lawyer It's such an awful  lot of money to let get out of one's  hands"���������Puck.  Got Hin Lessons  Brown���������You seam more satisfied  with your wife s cocking than formerly.    Mas she learned with time?  Smitli ��������� No. I have. ��������� Women's  Home Companion  W. N. U. 1010  Cohen���������Handf) up, or I'll shoot!  Quick-wiftcd   IV.:rg;ar��������� Fifty  dollars  for de gun!  Cohen���������Sol'i:-rii.i'.^c vie.  ara, free.  K. J. CHENKY tc CO.. TolodO. Cfc  Bold b������ rJrusKlsta. 75e.  Xftke Hall's Family rilU for constipation.  ly every trade and profession li:is its  own conventions and unwritten laws  concerning the dress of i(s membeis.  ���������London_GloI;2.  Canned   Music   In  Scotia  Early in the last century an old i"or-  ! farshire lady installed in the bedroom  corridor of   her   castle   an automatic  organ.   It was her delight of a morn-  .        .    .. , ing to-wake Le   guests with its strains.  Japans  U;immy  Editors (But it vvas not the delight of one of  There is a  peculiar  person on  the j them. Miss Sophia Johnstone ofxHil-  staff  of some  of the  Japanese news- ] ton, to be so awakened, and she said  papers, know.* as t'..e "dummy editor,"'so.  whose sole duty it is to go to jail in I ������ye dinna like' the music? Ye  the interests ef th.i journal. Whenever , shouldna say tha.., Sophy," said the  a paper publishes something unfriend hostess..; "Ye'll no' win to heaven an'  ly to the government it is suppressed! ye dinna take pleasure in music. It's  and the "dummy editor" sent to prison, J to be all musio there, ye know."  Cfficidl   Bread  is   the   way   to   make -official/  liver, out by the chief cook of  the department of agriculture:  "For- .hree pound loaves���������make ferment of one ounce cake 'compressed  yeast, on a ounce granulated sugar, half  ounce salt and twenty ouiKfes water.  Place in even temperature for an.  hour. Weigh four and one-half pounds  flour and let i*: Warm. Mix flour aud  ferment together Cover mixture and  warm for twenty minutes. If dough  is too stiff add lukewarm water. After  twenty minutes nice take up dough  with lrands slightly greased aftd fold  over and over fourteen times. Cover,  set aside for twenty minutes;. then  fold nine times. After twenty minutes  more mold into loaves and bake forty  minutes in a steady oven 400 to -110  degrees F. A cup of water in the ove*_  will make a tenderer crust."  "Does like always produce like?"  "Of course."  "Then why is poor health produced  by rid. blood?'--Ba]timore American,  while the re;.l editor simply changes  the name of ;lie paper and continues  to publish it as before.  The Word Improve  Improve at first meant to rebuke, to  condemn or disapprove. In the French  it means precisely the opposite of tne  English word. Milton uses it in the  sense of increase  " 'Deed," said the incorrigible one,  "an' if heaven'i a place wi' auld wives  playin' on hand organs at 6 o'clock in  the mornin' it's no the place I tak' it  for. nor yet the place I want to be in."  ���������New Witness.  In Place of the Watchdog  They .innap.*! somehow to get along  Only in the course | on shipboard without a watcjhdog, but  of  ages  did   it  take   on  the   present. they have two d )fe- watches. ���������Somer-  fcfgmficatiof) ci bettering. ville Journal.  c  asKMnansm r  ���������.THE S\JN, GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  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Handel  in  Dublin  There was' a period ot his life in  ���������which- Handel, the famous composer,  ���������retired. from London in a fit of disgust. ; He went to Dublin, and it was  there^-in the Dublin Music Hall���������that  Ms great masterpiece, "The Messiah,"  was -produced. "The performance,"  writes D. A. Chart, "was for the benefit of Mercer's hospital. In order to  provide room for a large audience  ladle's were reciuested to lay aside  iheir' hoops and gentlemen their  a words. Py this means an audience  of 700 was crowded into the space,  and the concert realized ������400.  A Medical Need Supplied.���������When a  medicine is found that not only acts  ypon the stomach, but is so composed  ���������that ���������'certain, ingredients of it pass unaltered through the stomach to find ac-  iion in the bowels, then there is available -a purgative and a cleanser of  great effectiveness. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are of this character and  are the bes'Kpf all pills. During tlie  rears that they have been iu use they  have ' established themselves as no  Dther pill has done.  Oblong Houses  Square and oblong houses are cheaper to -build than odd sliaped stniQ?  hires. 'Thd oblong house is cheaper  than the square. Timbers come in certain lengths, and the house that is  long and narrow takes less timber  than the one that is square���������that is to  say, the material cuts to better advantage irr the oblong house than in the  square- house; also less labor is involved ��������� in the making.���������Pictorial Review. *  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Ribbons  The original spelling of ribbon was  ���������ribband, for it was a band that went  around tl-.a waist, irclosing or binding  the ribs. The hair ribbon is thus a  '7eryodd verbal paradox.  Matrimonial  Many a man who fears ho will not  win *her after ho  knows her a little  while fears he will. -New Orleans Pic-  lyune.  W. N. U. 1910  A Story ov Labouchere  LaboucheVe's popularity at Frankfort; according to-his own account as  given in' .".The" Life of Labouchere,"  rested on a very simple basis. Great  Britain was represented at the diet by  Sir'Alexander Malet, one oE the most  popular chiefs to be found in the service.  "But I was", even more appreciated  than my chief'' he would relate, "ard  this is "why: Sometimes there was a  ball at' the court, .which we were expected to attend. At my first ball supper I.found myself next-to a grandee,  gorgeous in - stars and ribbons. The  servant came to pour our cha'mpagre.  I shook my head, for I detest champagne. The grandee nudged me and  said. 'Let him pour it out.' This I  did, and he explained to me that our  host never 'gave his guests more than  one glass. 'So you see. if I drink  yours I shall have two.' After this  there used io be quite a struggle to sit  near me at court suppers."  Good Tempered Turtles  Place a number of different kinds  and sizes of turtles in a small space  and the forbearance which is exhibited  might well be a lesson to man. Big  aud little will crawl about, heedless of  each other's comfort or security from  harm. A small painted terrapin, for  instance, will clamber solidly over the  head of a vicious snapper, and the  chances are that the latter will merely  duck its head or move to one side so  that the claws of the former will not  injure its eyes. There seems at such  times a look of patient resignation oi  sullen submission, which' would immediately" change- to savage resentment  and fierce attack if a man made a hundredth part of the commotion. Thebe  creatures app'ear.to be "able to distinguish between "no offense meant'.' and  intentional mauling. While they submit to the one, they will fight over the  other, if fight has not been- .previously  thrashed out of.- .them.���������Kansas City  Star.  That .is every man's country whore  he lives best.���������Aristophanes.    "~  Easily Divided  The hour was divided into sixty minutes because the r.umber sixty can be  evenly divided by two, three, four, five,  six, ten, twelve, fifteen, twenty and  thirty.'  The Attraction  Ella���������Did the bride smile as she  walked down the aisle?  Mai���������I dou't know; I was watching  her hat.���������Kansas*City Star.  Can  Be  Averted By Feeding the Starved  Nerves With" Rich, Red Blood  Nourish your nerves���������that is the  only way you can overcome life's  worst misery,- nervous exhaustion."  Tho fits of depression and irritation,  the prostrating headaches, the weakness and trembling of the legs, the unsteady hand and the imperfect digestion that mark the victim of nerve  weakness, must end in nervous breakdown if neglected-  Nourish your nerves by the natural  process of filling your veins with rich,  red, health-giving blood. Your nerves  are crying ^ut for pure blood and the  mission of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills is  to make new, rich ' blood. This explains why these pils have proved  successful in so many cases of nervous disease that did not yield to ordinary treatment. For example, Mr.  W. H. Weldon, Annapolis, N.S., says:  "In the strenuous life I have to follow  the drain on my system was sbgreat-  that my nerves became shattered, the  blood impoverished and my- whole system undermined. I tried a number of  so-called remedies without deriving  any benefit. Finally having read so  much about Dr- Williams' Pink Pills I  decided to try them. The result was  beyond my expectation. I regained  my energy; the blood and nerves were  rebuilt; I lost the sense of constant  tiredness I had felt and was filled with  new life and energy. I have since  used the pills with beneficial results  in my family and will always have a  word of praise for them."  You can get Dr. Wiliams' Pink Pills  from any medicine dealer or by mail  postpaid at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2-50 by writing The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Oratory and Seasickness  According \o A. C. Benson, it was  the habit of the late Professor Sidg-  wick, when crossing the English channel, "to take his stand in some seciud-  ed part of the vessel and to pour out  audibly and rhetorically his repertory  of English verse, accompanying it  with a good deal of emphatic gesticulation. I believe that the first experiment was successful- and that he secured immunity from nausea. But he  said the second"' time that he tried it  he was interrupted by one of the officers with a message from the captain begging him to desist on the  ground that some of the lady passengers were frightened by his behavior,  being under the impression that he  was mentally deranged. He complied  with the request, and, deprived of its  intellectual prophylactic, his brain  succumbed  to'physical sensations."  Minard's      Liniment     Cures      Diphtheria.  Silver is of less value than    gold;  gold than virtue.���������Horace.  How Royalty Sleeps  "Uneasy lies the head that wears a  crown," says tho poet. But tho precautions that are taken to assure undisturbed rest to King George of England must at least bring quiet to his  pillow. The, outside of the royal palace is, of course, guarded, by soldiers  and detectives all night,, and several  night watchman pace up and down, the  corridors through the hours of darkness, says the London correspondent  of the New York Sun.  These men. are shod in thick-felt  slippers so that their footsteps will  .not wake the royal sleeper, and one  of-them is -always near'the Jung's  room until his majesty is called by his  valet in the morning.  Every door and window in the palace is frequently examined, and it  would be impossible for any intruder  to get in without being discovered.  The king is as well protected as the  czar of Russia, who has a guard of  armed Cossacks outside of his room,  or. the king of Spain, who is watched  by a squad of specially picked soldiers,  who keep the keys of all the doers of  the palace during the night.  Gm^er Swim  follow tlie .use of  Effeir-.  vesceni  25 and 60c. at all Druggists  and stores.    Take Abbey Vita TabUts  for  sick  nerves.  An Irish Bull  An Irishman v*ar, trying to lead a  bull. He tied che rope to his wrist,  and.the bull took the lead. He took it  with a vengeance. As the Irishman  was flying around the corner a friend  shouted, "Where are you going, Pat?"  "I don't know," he replied. "Ask the  bull."���������Exchange.  "Old   Nick"  * ���������. ���������    Nickels ami "Old Nick" are derived  from the name of a Scandinavian demon, Nikr, who, according to an old  legend, is supposed to haunt the mines  in which the m-2tal nickel is found  and it was long believed that he gave  the hardness to the metal.  Miller's Worm Powders are complete in themselves. They not only  drive worms from the system, but repair the damage that worms cause and  so invigorate the constitution that it  speedily recovers from the disorders  of the digestion that are the result of  the work of these parasitic intruders.  They do their work thoroughly and  strength and soundness follow their  .use. '-���������../  Quaint Description  Admiral Dewey once described  quaintly in Washington a man who  was a.borrower   and a sponger.  "He is one of those chaps that one  occasionally meets," the admiral said,  "who uses all their friends as coaling  stations."  None of Them Horrid  Miss Prim���������Allow a horrid man to  kiss me?   Never.  . Miss Peach���������Neither would I; but,  thank goodness, there isn't one among;  all my male acquaintances-���������Boston  Transcript.  Mr|^HE remarkable favor shown by the  JL shooting public to Remington-UMC rifles  and shotguns, shot shells and metallics means just  one thing��������� .  That sportsmen everywhere are Becoming more conscious of their desire for the dependability that they find  only in Remington-UMC arms an4 ammunition.  So you see the keen sportsman, when buying a new rifle or  shotgun, go to the dealer who displays the Red Ball Mark of Remington-UMC. Or if he is already fitted with a rifle or shotgun, his  tendency is more and more to shoot Remington-UMC shot shells  and metallics���������the ammunition that flatters any make of gun.  The Red Ball Mark of -Remington-UMC-- find the dealer who  displays it.    Look for it on every box of ammunition you buy.  To keep your gun cleaned and lubricated Tight, use Rem Oil,  the new powder solvent, rust preventative, and gun lubricant.  Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge Go.  Windsor, / /-ii���������c^���������___, \\ Ontario. IHE   SUN,    JRAND   FOKKS,   B.C.  'ne V*ear    liia Year (in udvanoe)   Due Year, in United States .  ������ljr (Srano Jnrka ������mt _'���������   tolstovs prophixy  G. A. Evans, Editor and Publisher' !-���������'  :     Act long after tlie death of Count,;-  "'' ��������� . i Tolstoy, the great   Russian   novelist'}'  suaaoKii'TioNRAiBs: |ancl philosopher, hiagrand-niec^thej."   *}-50 Countess Nastasia Tolstoy,published;    '-50 an article which obtained cohsidera-'  Address ail coramnnioatioiiii to j b\e prominence in the newspapers at  Tiife'GHAND Porks Sun.       | l. r^ 1    ���������  honk it 74 Grand Pokks, B.c , the time.    The countess said that in  -. . [ 1910 she had beetrreqnested by. the  czar to procure from the aged writer,  then suffering from paralysis which  shortly afterwards killed him, a  message for transmission to the king  of Great Britain and the German  kaiser. She visited her grand uncle  and repeated the request to him,  asking him lo give his views on   in  .Don't.. wait too long .to  have that . ���������    ~ ���������  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28,  1914  Tun Su.v feels assured that the  members -the Grand Forks active  service contingent who left the city  yesterday for the front will do their  duty on the battlefield, and  we join  the  people   of   the   community,' inI ternation���������l   matters   and   the  pros-  hoping that   every   one will   return j pects   ()f   Europe     Tolstoy   rop]Jul  crowned with martial honors. .It was  a fine body of men. We can pay  them no higher tribute than to express confidence in the belief that  their valor will redound.to the glory  of the empire.  METEOROLOGICAL  The  following  is  the   minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day   during   the   past    week, as re  corded by the government thermom  eter on'E. F. Laws' ranch:  Min.  Aug. 21���������Friday  55  22���������Saturday   ....  51  23���������Sundiy,  4-i  24���������Monday  43  20���������Tuesday....... 47  2(3���������Wednesday .. 47  27-Thursday  38'  Kninfal  Max  _9  67  SO  85  S8  .90  .89  fiichcs  0 00  Death of James Brickley  James Brickley, aged 74 years,  died at the Cottage hospital last  Thursday night of cancer, after a  protracted illness. Deceased was a  native of Grand Rapids, Mich., but  during the past seven years here-  sided in Grand Forks. He is survived  by one daughter, Mrs. W. K. tC.  Manly, who is a resident of this  city. The funeral was held on Friday from Cooper's undertaking parlors, and interment took place in  Evergreen cemetery.  K. Ruitter and K. Sheer left on  the 20th inst to protect a claim near  Franklin camp.  that for two years he had been  haunted by an obsession which he  could not publish as-fiction and instructed her to write at his- dictation. The countess then describes  what followed. "My aged host  leaned back in his chair, covered his  eyes with his hand relapsed into an  apparently comatose contrition. For  ten minutf-s be remained' absolutely  motionless. Then,*straightening up  like one in a trance, he began in' a  low and hollow voice:  This is a revelation of events  of a  universal character, which must shortly come to pass._  Their  spiritual  out  lined are now before   my.  eyes.     I see  floating upon the surface of the   sea of  human fate the huge silhousette of   h  nude woman. She is���������with her beauty,  her poise, her smile, her; jewels���������a su  per Venus.   Nations rush  madly after  her. each of them ea������ec to attract her  especinlly.     But she, like  an   eternal  courtesan,���������flirts with them all. In her  hair ornament of diamonds and rubies  is engraved her   name,   ' Commercialism.'-' As alluring and   bewitching  as  she seems, much destruction and *.g my  follows   in   her   wake.     Her breath,  reeking   of   sordid    transactions, her  voice of metallic diameter   like  gold,  and    her   look   of greed are so much  poison to the nations who fall   victirns  to her charms.  And 'behold, she has three gigantic-  arms with three torches of universal  corruption in her hand. The first-torch  represents the flame of War, that the  beautiful courtesan carries from city to  city and country to country. .Patriotism answers with flashes of"- honest  flame, bub the end is the roar of guns  and musketry.  The second torch bears the flame "of  ' *.reset';"���������'YoiiiCcliam'oiiel'set  '  while'you"wait.' "    "'   ' "'  ~ We have a  nice line of  -..    mounts in stock now,  A, D, MORRISON i%^LD%"oZZZl%%"  CO., LTD,  bigotry and hypocrisy. It lights tin  lamps only in*temples and on the al  tars of sacred institutions. It carr e  the seed-of falsity and fanaticism. It  kindles the minds that are still in  cradi<js and follows them to their  graves.  The third torch is that of the law,  that dangerous foundation of all unauthentic traditions, which first does its  fatal work in the family, then sweeps  tjbrough the larger worlds of literature,  art and statesmanship.   ' .  The great conflagrations will start  about 19 I 2,set by the-torch of the first  arm in the countries <.f .-oitheastern  Europe. It will .develop into a de  structive calamity in 1913 In that  year I see all Europe in flames and  bleeding. I hear tho lamentations of  hugebattlefields. But. ���������ibnufc the year  19 15 a strange figure from the north  ���������a new Napoleon���������enters the stage  of the bloody drama. He. is a man of  little millitaristic training, a writer or  a journalist," bub in his grip most of  Europe will remain till 1925. The end  of the great calamity will mark a new-  political era for the old world There  will be left no empires and kingdoms,  but the.  of the U  will remain only four   great   giants  the    An;_'lo Saxons,   the    Latins,   the  Slaws and the Mongolians.  After the year 1925 I see a change  in religious sentiments. The second  toreh of the courtesan has brought  about the fall of the ehurch. The  ethical idea has almost vanished  Humanity is withoutthemoral feeling.  But, then a great reformer arises. He  will clear the world of tie relics . of  monotheism and lay the���������.cornerstone of  (Continued on Page's.'.">  J  ��������� W. J. GALIPEAU, MANAGER     /  Contractors for   Cement, Sidewalks,   Foundations  and',  Basements. ' - -  Manufacturers of Concrete Fence ' Posts   and   Concrete  B(uilding Blocks of .every description.  CONCRETE SILOS  are  Silos constructed  of , concrete   blocks  .frost-proof and  practically- indestructible.'  Write us for estimates in any kind of concrete  work', *    .  DR. DeVAN'S FRENCH PILLS ������������  gulatltif: Pill lor Women.  $5 a box or three for  $10._Sold at all Drug Stores,* of mailed to anv  address on receipt of prico.  Co., St. Catharines, Ontario.  The Scohei.Ii Dnuo  PH0SPH0N0L FOR MEN.  It (.'.stores  Vim ami  Vitality; for Nerve and Brain; increases "(-rev  matter"; ft Tonic���������will build you up. $3 a box, or  two for .*5, at drug stores, or by mull on iwoli'i  of price n������rm* Sconi3f,i<Dnuo Co., St. Ciuhnrines.  Ontario.  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Boundary Feed & Supply Co., Limited  rices  Still We Are Selling at  Reasonable Prices for Cash  Flour, Feed, Hay, Grain  and Potatoes.    t^Also  International  Stock  Food  Always   on   Hand  APPLICATION" for a  Licence to take   and  use    Water  will   be  inu'le    under   the  "VViiter Act" of British ('olmnbi'ias follows:������������������'  1. The . ui>m<.' of the applicant is Peter Veri*  "in. .-"'. -  2. Tho address of the applicant Columbia.  3. The name of   the stream is Kettle river  Tlie stream has its source in B. C, ilow> in a  S K. direction, nnd empties into the Columbia  ubout forty miles from Grari'1 F- rUs  4 The watnr is to be diverted n-oin I lie  stream on the north side about8!) rods wen-  er'y fn-iii S K. cor. Lo -15-*{, G. I. S'lnilliiimceii  Land District  3 T.ii* purpose for which ihe -ruler will he  us- il i- Inijjatii g  13. The liiitl on whic'i the \v<i*������ i- 1. >.b u od  is d'-sriihed uk follow-: Thnt par' f Lot 15:1  lyiir-' south of and iidj-iliiiuu Lot 2711������.  7. The qiiuntity of water nppiit-d for is as  follow:   2'K) acre fi'et per annum.  8. "I'll i - notice wns i> >'��������� d on tlu- si round on  Hi'- 3rd day of Aujriis'. 19M  !). A copy of this notice and an uppl cation  pursuant thereto mid to r lit- requirements ,f .  the "V*nr< r Act" will lie tiled iu tin: office of  tho Water Hec-'idcr at Orand I urks. Objections may be likd with tlie said Witter Ko-  cnidcr. or with the (.'iilliplrnlli'r "f Witter  Iiltrhts Ptirliament I'liihlWins, v'ict u-ia, ll.C.  Pl'.TKlt VKIU.iiN (Api-Pciiii).  Ily Fii.vnk ''oim'r>*. (Atfent)  THE  London Directory  .  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  the   world   to  communicate direct with English  ���������MANUFACTURERS it DEALERS  in each class of goods. Hesides bein-j a complete commercial {ruide to London and Its  suburbs, tho directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods thoy.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 TIRADE 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 Agenoies can advertise  their trade curds for $5. orlarger advertiso-  men's from $15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD.  '25. Ahcliurcli Lane-;'-London,   E.C  odel Livery Barn  Burns S O'Ray, Props.  Phone 68 Second Street  TICK BY THE GOOD  PRODUCT  . F,  GENERAL TRANSFER WORK  WOOD     AND     ICEZ  OFFICE AT PETRIE'S STORE  PH0NF64      GRAND FORKS, B. C  BOUNDARY EEED S SDPPEI CO., LIMITED  Leaves Grand Forks Every Tuesday and Friday at 7:30 a.m.  from F. E. Shanfz' Office, Bridge Street  Returning, Leaves Gloucester Every Wednesday and Saturday  (iood accommodations for passengers.    A limited amount of  f  perishable  freight  will  also be carried.    .First-class hotel at  Gloucester for travellers, THOMAS FUNhlEY, Proprietor  eo.  assie  Fashionable  Ladies' and Gentlemen's  TAILORING  of Every Description  They are  usually best ..  and  most  satisfactory-  in the end.  'S BEST  BOTTLED BEEB  ������������������  ..a horn e\ product of  real    merit.   . Get    a  a case, today and try it  now.   Ask for it.  GRAND FORKS BREWING  COMPANY,y  Yale  Barber Shop  Uazor Hotihifj a Specialty.  P. A.  Z,   PARE,   Proprietor  Yalk Hotel, . Fihst Stbekt.  nartinriullen  A/1 Kinds of Dray ing  DEALER IN  Wood and Coal  Bridge Street  Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE AT  *The MannDrugCo. 's Stot e  PHONE 35  RESIDENCE PHONE R 18  Grand   Forts Transfer  PHONE 129  Sole Agents for  Teaming of All Kinds.  Bus and Baggage at All  Trains.  Mclntyre 8 iMdnnis, Proprietors  Pays for The Sun for an entire year.    It i s  the brightest paper in the Boundary countr y THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  _!������'  u  -:��������� MUNICIPALITY OF THE CITY OF GRAND FORKS  Sale  of Land for  unpaid Delinquent Taxes and  subsequent Taxes  is akrear  in the Municipality of the  ��������� "���������'���������''.���������%���������... .���������'-"-��������� City of'Gband Forks,--PHOviNCE of British Columbia.  IHEREBr GIVE NOTICE that in pursuance q������ the'provisions of.the "Municipal Clauses Act" and of a- resolu  tion of the Municipal Council ofthe Corporation of the City of Grand Forks passed on the lOfch day of August,  ad. I914|.I will, on Monday, the 14th day of September, a.d-.1914,-at the hour of 12 o'clock noon, at the City  Hall, First Street, Grand Forks, B.C., sell at public auction the lands, improvements, and real property situate  within the-Municipality of the City of Grand Forks,'.and hereinafter set forth, for delinquent taxes and subsequent  1 taxes in arrear remaining unpaid and payable to .the Corporation of the City of Grand Forks by the persons or  assessed owners hereinafterrespectively set forth, and for interest, costs, charges, and commission, if the total amount  due is nob sooner paid, for the purpose of levying such delinquent taxes and subsequent taxes in arrear, and interest,  charges, and commissions. . .       '  :h-c:  Name of Assessed Persons.  Description of I'p.ipiTiy.  ���������Ml''  Hc  ���������Y^  sl ������2  ���������= z.< X.-  *_   -   "   CJ 3*  oco.*; Z'ji  ������ -  ~ tr.  V ~   -~S  2 a> - 5~  fl- "Si       2  a o ���������. - p  *0 biO_  si* u  ~H~~ 5 5  O  Chappie. George '.'.' '.  Lot S, Block'3. Plan 23 8 81 40  Cusson, Philip T Lot 16, Block 1, Plan 35       6 55  Colonial Loan and-Investment Co Lot,5, Block 9,Plan 35 *      19.35  19.75  22.95  2_ 95-  6 55  Farmer, William Lot 12,!-Block' 17, Plan  52      87 55  Disarcy, Philip Lot 25, Block 5, Plan'35. ..........  Desmazy.R... ::.���������:.. > '. ...Part Lot 17; Block 1,* Plan' 35   Krnurd,' William 4 Lot 25; Block 2", Plan 35    Emard, William....' .*....'  - ....Lot 26,' Block 2. Plan 35    Grand Forks Steel Works .  Grand Forks Steel   Works.  Grand,Forks Steel  Works.  Grand Forks Steel' Works  Grand-Forks Steel, Works-  Gendron, Oscar.'���������..';':���������''. ���������'."  Hill; Geo'-H i   Hill.-Geo. .11...{���������,:.'..: '..  Hili1;.Gco.>H-.:: ;Y :*;.:..���������  'Haverty, Mrs ,"Estate'  .Parts Lots 1, 2, 3, Block 9.-Plan __ ..   Lot 4,'Block 9, Plan 22 :   .  . . Lot 5, .Block 9, Plan 22   .'...Lot 6.  Block 9. Plan  22  " r.-.  .....:bot 7, .Block 9, Plan 22..,,.....    Lot 2.  Block 2,.Plan 35   ..: i.-.  ......Lot 3,j3lo<-k 1.4,; Plan 52..'.' * ���������.!./.   Lot 4,i Block H, Plan n-i .!....'   ...".:Lot.5,-tBLock-1,4, Plan .r)2'...:.' Y..   Lot 4,'.Brock 4, Plan. .35. Y... :........Y  Jim Yuen'.i&'L'im Singh  - Lot S,-Block  t,  Plan 23...  Lineman & Schmidt...' Y.'.....' Lot 33,  Blockl37,- Plan 33.  McArdle, Jas.' ' ."'.'....- Lot 2, Block 3, Plan 52..'.  McDonald,'Mrs", Estate Lot 15. Block (5, Plan 67.  McDonald. Mrs.,  Estate   6.50  9 95  25 70  100 60  10.70  15 (iO  8.20  8 20 -  8 20  36.95  59 60  2 45  28.13  8.25  .v Lot 16, Block 6, Plan 67   8.-0  McDonald, Mrs,' Estate Lot 17, Block 6, Plan 67  ���������  8 25  McNee, William...;...; '..: ......Lot'23, Block 19, Plan 23........;  12.90  McNee, William.; .' Lot-10, Block 3, Plan 22   '   8.25  O'Donnell, B Lot 2, Block 11, Plan 35  16 20  O'Donnell, B  ��������� Lot 3,  Block 11, Plan 35  10.65  Lane, F. C  Lot 1,-Block 3,  Plan 52..'..\.  16.40  White, Henry ' Lot 6, Block 8, Plan 67.'  2 95  White, Henry Lot 1, Block 13, Plan 35  9.75  86.05  2 30"  2.95  3 ()0  - 3.15  3 15  2 30  3 90  2.3u  2.50  3.3 ������  7 00  2.50  2.75  2 -Id  2.40  ' 2.40  3-85  5 OO  2.10  3.40  2 40  2 40  2 40  2.65  2,40  2.80  2.50  2.80  2.10  2.50  eS  O  H  ������ 87 45  ��������� \ 8.85  22 30  22 7.r*  26 10  26.10  8 85  4 1.15  8.80  12 45  .    29 00  xi()760  1 3 20  1 8 35  10 60  JO 60  ft) 60'  40 80  :  64 60  4.55  31 53  10 65  10 65  10 65  15 55  10 65  19 00'  13.15  19.20  5.05  l_2r  Dated at Grand Forks, B.C., this 20th day of August, 1914.  .    ' JOHN A. MUTTON, *     "  Collector of- Taxes for the Municipality of the City of Grand Forks, B.C.  A large audience gathered in the  Empress theatre last Friday evening to listen to the patriotic concert  given under the auspices of the  Daughters of the Empire. All the  available standing -room was taken  up early in the evening. Forty of  the members, of the company of  Grand Forks Sharpshooters -were  present, and the school cadets acted  as ushers. " ���������-'  Every number of an excellent pro  gram was enthusiastically encored.  Mr. and Mrs. -Laws, in the vocal  numbers, early .gained favor with  the audience. Miss Marjorte Ker-  nian received an ovation when she  appeared on the stage, and her violin  solo was heartily encored. The patriotic tableau,' with H. A. Sheads;  as John Bull, nailing the Union Jack"  to the mast, surrounded by  the soldiers of the overseas domin  ions, was very   realistic.    Even   the  Violin solo, "'Legende" (Wienin-  aski). . '....Miss Marjori'e'Kerman  Vocal, "Greetings of the King"   Miss Nellie Carter  Tableau���������"Tenting   Tonight    on  "the'-Old'Camp GrouncT.E.F. Laws  "Bandolero".... E. F. Laws  Piano  solo,   "Autumn"....    .....Miss Alice Lequime  Quartet,  *'0, Canada"....'   Lee, Mackenzie,Tasker, Donaldson  Tableau���������"Rule    Britannia"     and  "God Save the King."  Four   reels   of   moving   pictures  were shown.  '.'��������� Tony Bonnaccio,oneof the pioneer  prospectors, of the district, after an  absence of several years from the  Boundary, returned to Grand Forks  on Tuesday.  The Sun only costs SI a year.     It  prints all the news.  When  a   woman   sends a telegram  she omits all but the postscript.   ���������  WHITE WYANDOTTES  The meat breed that lays  persistently.  YEARLING HENS  ,EOR SALE.   -  The Sun gathers   and   prints   the  news first.    It is.not a pirate.  The Sun, at SI a year, is superior  to any $2 a year paper printed in the  Boundary. This is the reason why  we do not have to resort to gambling  schemos to.'gain new subscribers or to  hold those we already have.  The devil's mistake would not affect  the work you get. We have reliable  : men to handle the printing you send  us. We do the work well, and when  bulldog looked as determined as he' *fc -g delivered you'll say it's as it  does   in   the   picture.    The second i should be     Every   order  is delivered  tableau represented troops in camp  at night, sitting around a campfire,  a sentry on guard in the foreground.  When the song, "Tenting on the Old  Camp Ground," was ended, the  bugler sounded the alarm and they  all sprang to attention. The tableau  was well staged, the dickering  (lames of the campfire being very  realistic. It ' was also well acted  and carried out.  The performance closed with a  grand tableau of Britannia surrounded by her overseas dominions,  colonies and allies. The audience  rose and sang- "Rule Britannia"  and ''God Save the King." The  following was the program in full:  Tableau���������"Three    Cheers   for   the  Red, White and Blue."  Piano solo, sonata "Pathetique"    Miss V. Shantz  Vocal solo. "Le Parlate l'Amor,"  from "Faust"...Mrs. E. F.  Laws  promptly.     Every   price is a fair one.  The Sun Print Shop.  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT  S. C, R. I, RED  March Cockerels, from $2.00 up.  GRAND FORKS  E.E.W. MILLS .������-_������  HANSEN. 8 GO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  YoL Gait Coal  N  ovv  Office !  -  F. Downey's Cigar Store  TKLKrHONKS;  OFI'K'K, K'iO Efin-f ������tn������Pt  II ansk.n's Kksidi'N'.'*. It:i8 ' " a' ������" hbl  NOTICK IS HKKBIJY GIVEN Unit Howard  I'Yiml'Iiii IliiniHolier iiml IChviii Molvert  Hiimiichar, fooih of Griiiul Porks, in tile Province of British Columbia, LiMimlrytnt-ii. etirry-  inpr nil business us ilia "Oruiid Forks Sti'um  Laundry," havo by Deed dutod the 'J'Jiui dny  of August, 1014, assl-riiml nil their Persoi al  Kstate, Credits and EH'cets, which m������y ho  seized and sold under Kxeetition.iind all their  Koa! Kstate, unto Kumurrl Lcciiiimc, of Grand  Forks aforesaid, Contractor and Builder and  Assignee, for tho purpose of satisfying, rnre-  nbly nnd proportionately nnd without orel'er-  enee or priority, all their f'rodl'jors; .'aid  Assignment was executed on the 22iul day of ���������  August, 1011.  A 01001111(1 of tho Creditors of the Assignors  will  be  lie d at the   offioo of .fames Hunter  Rvley, Solicitor,  No.  1, Duvls  Mock. Grand  Porks, B. <*., on Tuesday, tlicStii day of Sep- '  teinber, 1014,  at the  hour of !) o'clock In the .  afternoon.   All Creditors   nre   requested   to  send to the Assiuneo on or before the 8th  day ,  of September, 10U, particulars (duly verillcd)  of thoir claims, and tho security (if any) bold ;  by them.  And Notloo is hereby f-'iveii  that  after the >  said 81 li day of September, 10M   tbe said   Ass  slpneo will proceed to distribute the Assets of  tho Kstate, iiavlnjj regard only to  tlie claims  of which ho shall then  linvo received  notice,  and that  ho will not be responsible for   tho  Assets, oraiiy part thereof, so distributed  to;  any person or persons of whose debt or claim '  he shall not then have received N< ti e.  Dated this .wenty-IH'th dny  of  August, 1011.  H. JJiQUfMl*.  Assle-iiee.    i  ���������  ft?^*"  ���������h.    ��������� \       W^>-��������� :,V.'    f/-1]  ���������;__tyj  ^  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Made   to  Order. j  Also Kepiiirin^ of nil Kinds. |  UpholHtorin*,'   Neatly   Done.  KAVANAGH & McCUTCHEOiM  WINNIPEG AVENUE  Yictrix English   Bicycles at  Regular Price, S45  Each-  Owing to these wheels being delayed in transit, and as the season is  well advanced, I will sell them at the above low  price*.    Rim   brake  on front and back wheels.     Release   pedal   gear.     Parts .for .repair,  kept it*, stock.    It  is. a   high grade wheel, and   fully guaranteed  in  every   particular.     Those who know it will have no other make.  00YBOER     Blacksmith and Bicycle Dealer  SECOND STmSKT, NEAR BRIDGE.  Kresli and Salt Moats, Poultry always on hand.  Highest market price paid'for live   stock.  PHONE 58 and receive prompt and courteous  attention.  Europe  9'  has been responsible for a rapid  rise in the cost of a large'number  of articles in Canada and the purchasing power of a dolar has been  considerably curtailed.  In Grand Forks the SUN PRINT  SHOP is still producing that high  class Commercial and Society  Printing which brings a repeat  order from our patrons, at the  same fair prices.  High class printing costs no more  than the other kind, in fact it's  cheaper. Let us submit samples  and quote you prices on your  stationery requirements. Phone  R 74  for prompt  service.  __--_.'7 ^B        **>"���������*���������* ���������*���������������  '.Lets da  WaJrfiii__RLN  INTERSTATE  MONG the Amusement Features will be Irwin's  Cheyenne Frontier Days���������150 Cowboys with  a trainload of stock presenting, every thrilling,  Wild West Contest known. (H,Polo Games  will be held daily between Canadian and American teams, competing for the Northwestern  International Championship  The Racing Program will include Motorcycle Races, Relay  Races, Indian Races, Cowboy Races, and the usual Running  Races. (flThere will be dailv lectures and meetings of interest  in the Convention Tent. <U,More than 10,000 separate Cash  Prizes are- offered and it costs nothing to compete for them  Working Demonstrations of every sort of Improved Agricultural Machinery will be made  All Railways will grant reduced rates  For Daily Program and Premium List, address 503 Chamber of Commerce Building, Spokane, Washington  ur:  W^^^BSHM .THE STJN, GRAND FORKS. BRITISH COLUMBIA,  The Army, of  Is Growing Smaller Every Day.  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS are  responsible���������ihey not  only give relief���������  they permanently t A  cure Consf/pa-  lion.    Mil-  lions use  them for  B.lious-  ncss, hdigulion, Sick Headache, Sallow Skin.  Small Pill, Small  Dose, Small Price*  Genuine must bear Signature  (  The  child's  delight.  The  picnicker's  choice.  Everybody's  favorite.  V  POTTED  MEATS-  Full   flavored   and  perfectly  cooked  make   delicious  sandwiches.  How She Knew  "I do think," exclaimed Mrs. Tolker  indignantly, "that Mrs. Gadabout, is  die most aggravatingly inquisitive wo-^  man,.if I must say so, I ever knew,r  Wiiy, I never pass her on the street  but what she invariably turns her  head and stares back at me- to see  what I've got on and how it sits from  behind."  "How���������er���������that is, I was wondering  my.dear, how you found out that the  mean tiling looked back. Some one tell  you?" inquired Mr. Tolker innocently.  And Mrs. Tolker straightaway turned' the stream of her indignation,  seething hot, from Mrs. Gadabout' to  her "insinuating wretch of a husband,"  as she fondly termed him, and after  the first pyrotechnic outburst refused  to speak to the fortunate man for the  rest of the evening.���������Pittsburgh LJs-  patch. ,  The Price of Peace  She appeared to be' somewhat excited when he came home that night,  and he naturally a.lccd the cause.  "The man in "the top flat has fallen  in. love with our ccok," she said.  "What of it?" he asked.  "He's been trying to get her to run  away and marry him."  .   "Do you mean the  man who practices on the cornet every night?"  She said she did, and lie made a  dive for his pocket.  "Tell the ccok," he exclaimed excitedly, "that I'm a poor man, but I'll  give $50 if she'll do it."���������St. Louis  Post-Dispatch.  Presence of Mind  , Colonel Cody  ("Buffalo Bill")  once  told the following story of one cf his"  comrades of the plains known as Wild  ���������Bill:  "A man who nursed' a grudge against  Wild Bill swore to kill him. He-stood  concealed. in a doorway, stepped out  and confronted Bill as the latter passed and leveled a pistol at his head.  " 'I've got you now, Wild Bill,' he  said, 'and I'm going to kill you, but  I'll give you one minute to pray!'  "'Well,' said Bill with an easx  smile, 'it does look like the jig's up!  "Suddenly Bill peered over tho man's  shoulder and waved a deprecatory  hand.  '"Don't hit him, Andy!' he said.  "The man wheeled to protect himself from the supposed enemy iu his  rear. He gazed into empty space.  There was no Andy nor any one else  behind him, and before he could turn  round again Wild Bill had killed him."  A a'ralchtforoanl concroca  offer .from en. established  firm. Wo euro cklng away  Watches to thousando ot  cooplo all oTcr tlia  world of a hnff*  ftdvorlfsoment. Now  U your chanco to  obtain oco. Write  now, enduing 25  cents.for ono cf oar  fashlonablo L a. d I ��������� a * ���������  I/mg .Guards, or  Genfs'"'Alberts, Boot  carrlaeo raid to wear  with tho watch, which  will bo givon Froo  (those watches are  ffnarnntoed fivo years),  ihonld yoa toko advantage ol oar marvellous offer. Wo expect yoa to tell your Irlondi  teboat tuuid show them tho boautifal watoh..  Don't think this offer too good to bo true, hat send  39 oantB today rad caln a-Free Watch. Yoa  ���������will bo amaiod.���������WltLIAMS *: LLOYD, WhoIe������alo  Jov.oUorsOnpt.llS), 60. Ccrnwallij Eood, London, H.,  ���������ncland.    ,~- >~  PATENTS  Fethtrctojahaugh & Co-, head office  King street east, Toronto, Canada.  "You will admit a wise man sometimes changes his mind?"  "Yes," replied Senator Sorghum.  "He also changes his wardrobe- But  In doing so he avoids popular attention as much as possible."���������Washington Star.  Energy and Work  "What becomes of tho energy of motion of a street car when suddenly  stopped?"  Law���������mass multiplied by velocity  equals momentum. The5 mass of the  car in pounds or tons multiplied by its  specific speed in feet per second gives,  a product named foot pounds or foot  tons. This momentum is expended at  the instant of collision orimpact in de-  liveriug a blow, as in the case of a  cannon ball. If the tody receiving the  impact is movable part of the momem-  tum will appear in it as motion. If  immovable tho car w:.U be smashed or  move backward. .And the molecules of  the matter at point of impact will Lo  increased iu temperature and also be  moved somewhat. This requires energy, and work has been accomplished  from instant of collision until rest obtains. The answer is the energy of  momentum is transformed into work.  ���������Edgar Lucien Larkin in New York  American.  The,- Original Cure For Corns  No substitute has ever been devised  that gives .quick painless results  you get from Putnam's Painless Corn  and Wart Extractor- Its success is unequalled. It soothes, eases, heals and  painlessly removes callous, bunions,  warts and corns lu twenty-four hours.  Perfect satisfaction guaranteed with  25c bottle Putnam's Painless Corn and  Wart Extractor.  No Change  The prince of Monaco, who, having  had both an.-English and an American wife, knows 'whereof he speaks,  said of marriage:  "Through-marriage a Frenchwoman  gainsv her liberty, an Englishwoman  loses hers and an American woman  continues  to  do  as  she  likes."  Business and Poetry  Not every one;car. successively combine banking and literature, as did  Lord Avebury. William Sharp (Pioi.a  MacLeod) attempted to when a clerk  in the London office of the Bank of  Melbourne, villi the result that the  manager quickly gave him choice of  accepting an agency in an out of the  way place in Australia or quitting the  service. Sharp took French leave for  a day in order to think the matter  over and went into the country to  hear the cuckoo. Next day the manager demanded angrily why he had  been absent from his post. Sharp explained. "We can't do with one who  puts the call of a cuckoo before his  business," said the chief coldly, and  Sharp left the bank.���������London Chronicle.  'Tis a Marvelous Thing.���������When the  cures effected by Dr. Thomas' Eclcc-  tric Oil are considered, the speedy and  permanent relief it has brought to the  suffering wherever it has been used,  it must be regarded as a marvelous  thing that so potent a medicine should  result from the six ingredients which  enter into its composition.-A trial will  convince the most skpetical of its healing virtues.  Stung  My pet embarrassment was when I  learned that the girl I went around  with a little, but did not love, was engaged. To give her the impression that  I was wasting her time 1 went over  and proposed. My embarrassment can  be easily imagined when she accepted  me.���������Chicago Tribune.  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Garget  In  Cows.  From Female Ills���������Restored  to Health   by Lydia E.  Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound.  Belleville, N.S.,Canada. ��������� "Idoctored  for ten years for female troubles and  did not get well. I read in the paper  about Lydift E. Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound and decided to try it. I write  now to tell you that I am cured. You  can publish my letter as a testimonial."  ��������� Mrs. Suvjune Babine, Belleville,  Nova Scotia, Canada.  Another Woman Recovers.  Auburn, N. Y. ��������� "I suffered from  nervousness for ten years, and had such  organic pains that sometimes I would lie  in bed four clays at a time, could not eat  or sleep and did not want anyone to talk  to me or bother me at all. Sometimes  I would suffer for seven hours at a time.  Different doctors did the best they could  for me until four months ago I began  giving Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetablo  Compound a trial and now I am in good  health."���������Mrs. William IT. Gill,No. 15  Pleasant Street, Auburn, New York.  The above nre only two of the thousands of grateful letters which are constantly being received by the Pinkham  Medicine Company of Lynn, Mass.,  which show clearly what great thinga  Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound does for those who suffer from  v/oman's ills.  If you want special advice, write to  Lydia,K. Piiikhani  Medicine Co. (confl-  donti'iI)Ijynii,Mass.  Your lfttler ivill be  ojicneil, road and  answered );/ a wo- jjin^ v*^\wk>m  man and held in (o|^^=^^^,>'  Strict confidence.       i-vwa b-Pi7!khXm  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Spider Charms  Spiders, like worms and snakes, were  formerly used as charms to cure disease. The spider was wdrn in a nut  which was suspended around the  neck. When the spider died the disease, itwas ."-formed, died with-it, according to the claims made.  3he  Talked a Lot  "I. never say all that I think,"  remarked. .  "Then," he replied, being' unwilling  to miss the chance, "you must thi:*.1.1:  an awful lot."���������Puck.  Not   Qualified   to   Judge  She was an excellent tennis player  and could paddle i canoe most gracefully, but this was her first attendance  at a horse show.  "Are  you   a  good  judge   of  horse-  llesh?" inquired one of her friends.  "Oh, I should say not. I never tasted  any," she said.  The Wild Boar  The wild boar is a most courageous  animal. Tha clement of luck counts  for a grcai deal in pig sticking, as in  most other forms of sport, and is often  happens that the foremost sportsman  who by dint of hard riding or thanks  to the fastest horse has comfe up with  the quarry is deprived ot the coveted  honor of "first spear" by a sudden'  "jink" or turn of the pig. The boar,  in spite of his clumsy, appearance, is  not only possessed of a great turn of  speed, but is extraordinarily active. He  will turn and twist like a hare, putting  every obstacle in the shape of bushes,  rocks, water, etc, between himself  and his pursuers, but all tbe time  making for the nearest patch cf jungle  and safety. The pace after a pig is  faster-than the best of runs with  hounds, but is sooner over.  ride  "Say, sis, do the flower -fairie  on the horse chestnuts?"  "Yes,   dearies,  and   they  use  lark  American.  HIT   THE   SPOT  Knocked Out Tea and Coffee Ails  Then Ther2 Was Trouble  Young Wife���������Today is the anniversary of our wedding-   I shall have one  of the chickens killed in honor of tlie  occasion.  Her Husband���������Oh, leave it alone. It  ���������wasn't the chicken'* fault.  The chicken  wr.sn't  killed  and  the  dinner was a failure.  Wretched From Asthma.���������Strength  of body and vigor of mind are inevitably impaired by the visitations of  iisthma. Who can live under the cloud  of recurring attacks and keep body  and mind at their full efficiency? '-���������Dr.  J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy dissipates the cloud by removing the cause.  It does relieve'. It does restore the  sufferer to normal, body trim and mental happiness.  Then  and  Now  "Before I married my wife I could  listen to her voice for hours and  hours."  "And now?"  "Nov,* I liavj to"���������Houston Post.  W. N. U. 1010  Conflicting Emotions  Ethel���������Jack tried to kiss me  Marie���������How impudent!  Kthol���������F3ut ho was interrupted.  Marie ��������� How     annoying.���������Boston  Transcript  There's a goo'd deal of satisfaction  and comfort *:n hitting upon the right  thing to rid o.ie of the varied and  constant ailments caused by tea and  coffee drinking.  "Ever since I can remember," writes  one woman, "my father has been  a lover of his coffee, but the continued  use of it so affected his stomach that  he could scarcely eat at times.  "Mother had coffee-headache and  dizziness, and if I drank coffee for  breakfast.I would taste it all day and  usually go to bed with a headache."  (Tea is just no injurious as coltee, because both contain tlie drug, caffeine).  "Ono day fat her brought home a pkg.  of Postum recommended by .mr grocer. Mother :i ace it according to directions on the box and it just "hit the  spot." If has a d'.'.rk.seal-b.'own color,  changing to so!den brown when cream  is added, and a sna-.py taste similai' to  mild, 'iigh-gr:r'c- coffee, and we found  that its continued use speedily put  an end to all i)''r coffee ills.  "That was ->t ieast ten years ago and  Postum has, from that day to this,  been a st.*indin/ order of father's grocery bill.  "When T married, my husband was  a groat coffee drinker, although he cd-  mjtted that it hurt him. When I mentioned Postum he said lie did not like  the taste of it. I told him I could  make it taste all right. He smiled and  said, try it. The result was a success,  lie won't have anything but Postum."  Name given by Canadian Postum  Co., Windsor, Ont- Read "Tlie Road to  Wellville," in pkgs.  Postum now comes in two forms:  Regular Postum���������must be well  boiled.    Joe and 23c packages.  Instant Postum���������In" a soluble powder. Made in ilie cup with hot water���������  no boiling.   ?,0c nnd 50c tins.  The cost per cup of both kinds is  about '.ho sam.\ ���������  "There's a Reason" for Postum.  ���������sold by Grocers.  "n  whenever you .are troubled with minor ailments of the  digestive organs, that these may soon develop into  more serious skjlbiess. Your future safety, as well  as your present comfort may depend on tho  quickness with which  you seek  a   corrective, remedy.  By common consent of the legion- who have trie*d them,  Beecham's Pills are the most reliable of all family medicines. This standard family remedy tones thes stomach,  stimulates the sluggish liver; regulates inactive bowels.  Improved digestion, sounder sleep, better looks,  brighter spirits and greater vitality come after the  system   has   been   cleared  and  the  blood  purified by  Worth a Guinea a Box  Prepared only by Thomoi Bcecham, St. Helens, I.tincniIiire._Eni!liiiiil.  Sold everywhere in Canada and U. S. America,    la boxes, 25 cents.  What about your wife and children ? Will they  dress well after you are gone P> Will your children  be educated ?   Have a talk to-day with an agent of  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE  CO.,  OFFICES:���������Winnipeg,   Edmonton,   Saskatoon,  Vancouver.       Agents Wanted.  if you grease your wheels with  se  It   lightens   the   load  and   saves' wear   and   tear.  "There's Mica in it, that's why."  THE IMPERIAL OIL CO., Limited  Winnipeg Toronto St. Jo!m  Vancouver Montreal Halifax  Remembered   Hitn  "Did your uncle remember you when  he came to inakt his will?"  "Yes. He remembered mo so well  that he left my name out altogether."  ���������Buffalo Express.  Phenomenal  "Papa," said Willie,   'what is phenomenal?"  "Jt is .'iiom*monul, my son," explain  Weight   of   Snow  A cubic fooL of newly fallen snow  weighs five and one-half pounds and  has twelve time3 the bulk of an equal  weight of water.  Try Murine Eye   Remedy  If you have Red, Weak, Watery Eyc3  or Granulated Eyelids. Don't Smart���������  Sop.t.b?s Eye Pain.    Druggists Sell Mu-  o'd  Mr.  Wisei.ate,  "when  a lawyer ia ! rine Eye.Remedy, Liquid, 25c. 50c. Mu.  content with a nominal fee"���������Truth.       rine Eye Salve in Aseptic Tubes 23c,  50c.    Eye Book  Free by Mad.  An Kya Tonic Coad I������- All Eyes tltat N������d Care  MURINE EYE REMFDY CO., Chir.ago.  Riches serve a wisp mini, hut command a fool.���������O-.'rnian Proverb. ./  THE SUN, GRAftD FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA  \&  FOR CANADIAN TRADE  A  MADE  IN   BRITAIN  TRAIN  WiLL  BE RUN OVER ALL CANADIAN  RAILWAY   LINES  Old Country Manufacturers Will Inaugurate a "Buy British Goods'"  Campaign in Canada���������An Extensive Advertising Scheme Will be  Carried Out.  ��������� The manufacturers of the old country are in the :iear future to make a  bid for a larger share in the rapidly  increasing import trade of Canada, and  with this and in view a carefully organized campaign of far-reaching possibilities is being inaugurated by the  Canadian chamber of commerce in the  empire's < apital.  The chijf visible sign of the campaign will be an exhibition train to  run over all the thousands of miles  of the Canadian railways, for a year  a-'; first, and ..tterwards for as many  years as British traders find it use-  'Vul and profitable. It will exhibit examples of the best of British goods  suitable for Canadian use, made by  representative.-British  firms.  It was at first proposed to hire the  train from one '.of the Canadian ra:l-  ��������� ways, but it has been decided that,  to   carry   out   the   "Made  in  Britain'  ��������� idea to the fullest extent, the train itself and the locomotive shall"be built  in the "Uni'-ed Kingdom, the finest- the  country can produce, and taken  across   the  Atlantic "with  the    other  . exhibits. ' -  The organizer of the scheme, Mr.  L. J. Beirne, secretary of the Canadian chamber ,of commerce, talking  of the campaign, said:  "As a preliminary to the train tour,  we promise to send out special commissioners "to������ investigate conditions,  especially on the transport Question,  with- particular riference to the possibilities'of tha Panama canal in regard- to trade between this country  and Western Canada.. '    ._  "Our idea in running this train is  that since less than a quarter of  Canada's import trade comes from  this country there, is immense scope  for an expansion" of- trade there, if  British manufacturers know what is  wanted :n Canada, and Canadians  know, what thoy-can get here, and  -when they can get it. We do not  want-to displace Canadian-made goods,  "but foreign manufacturers, and our  motto is: "Whether made in Canac-a  or in the -United Kingdom���������Buy British goods'.'  " "There will be at least six exhibition cars on the train, 70 feet long by  10 feet high and 10. feet wide, and  each will cost $20,000 a year to run, so  that ."exliit'itois ���������. will ��������� have to ; pay  roughly $300 a root for sections of the  car. - Each car wiil be divided in' different ' ways, according to the article  exhibited. Part of it may be divided  by a central pangway, with.platforms  ��������� oi show cases of equal width, on  cither, side.Yfor which $150 a foot  would'be paid. Another section could  be divided by a side gangway, with  only a wall slit,'v. case for small shop-  window goods on one side. ���������*  "Our idea is for large manufacturing.towns to take a whole car earn,  to be named after the town, bear its  coat" of avms, and, be filled with examples or models of its manufactures. Y .  ���������  "In Canadian towns the railway  station is the centre of activity of  the town, and we shall do our best  that every man, woman and child  within reach, of "a. "railway-; station .in  the Dominion shall see the 'Made in  Britain' train.  A  STUPENDOUS  TASK  Taking the Census of India's Huge  Population  The task of taking a census of  India must be'stupendous considering  that vast country numbers over 300,-  000,000 persons, scattered over an area  of 1,807,000 square miles.  A staff of two milion persons was  employed for the purpose, and the  census was taken in one night" in  March, at a cost of only $G75,000.  The difficulties were especially  great iwing to the long , lines of  railway, tbe big rivers on which  boats travel sometimes for days  without coning to the bank, the forests to which woodcutters resort, often for' weeks at a time, and the  numerous sacred places, which, on  occasions, attract many thousands of  ^pilgrims.  People had fo be enumerated wherever they. were caught. In the case  of railways, for instance, all persons  travelling by rail who took tickets  after 7 p.m. on the night of the census were enumerated either on the  platform or in the trains. The latter  were all stopped at 6 a.m. on the  following morning," in order to include any travellers who up till then  had escaped notice.  'In spite of this,' and owing to the  vast work done preliminarily, the results for the whole of India were received complete nine days later, and  were issued-.in prinU-tlie next day.  This rapidity, as the' official report  mentions with justifiable pride,' "is  nof approached even in the smallest  European state."  The summary tables show that the  total population of India (including  the native states) "on the night the  census was taken was 315,156,396 ;'as  against 294,361,05 ten years- previously, of whom .217,586,892 were  Hindus, 66,647,299 were Moslems, 10,-  721,453 were Buddhists, and 3,876,203'  were Christians. The literates numbered only 18,-539,57S persons, and  agriculture claimed the labor of  224,695,909 persons, as against 35,-  323,041  persons  engaged  in  industry.  Canadian census officials have apparently some lessons to learn 'from  India-        ��������� ���������     ���������   ���������  WHERE CORNER LOTS ARE HIGH  Most Valuably Land in the World to  be Sold  A  large  area  in   the  city, of London reputed  f> be    worth    anything  from   $1.20"a  square  inch  will  soon  s  T THE  PRISONERS   PLANT   FORESTS  THE STACKHOUSE ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION   HAS   TAKEN   A  NEW TURN  Will   Start   Next   Summer   on   Work  of Surveying,  Charting  and  Sounding the  Ocean or a  Scale  Not Approached Since 1872.  J.   Foster   Stackhousejs   expedition  originally intended for Antarctic  exploration has developed into a scheme  for surveyiugYeounding and charting  the ocean on a scale which, it is asserted, has not been approached since  the famous,Challenger expedition of  1872-76. .  Mr. Stackhouse, explaining his p-ans  said: "We shall start next December  and the voyage will last six or seven  years. The route will be, London to  Iceland, thence across the Atlantic to  Nova Scotia, taking soundings on the  way upon the 3ite of the Titanic disaster. ... From Halifax the .vessel will  proceed to the Azores and then down  the "backbone" of the Atlantic, to the  Brazilian -island of -Trinidad, examining all portions of the ocean where no  soundings" have hitherto been made.  Then we will go to Rio De Janice, to  the ; southeast of which there is a  great sand tank on the trade route  and then around Cape:Horn, where  only half dozen soundings have been  made. - .   ������������������������������������:��������� "-;<%  "Then we shall go to Montevedip  and Buenos-Ayres .examining other  banks on thiV way. "From thero we go  to Cape Town, via Tristan Da Cunah  and from the Cape we start tlie Antarctic part_of the expedition, making  a westerly point reached by Sir p.  Mawson's expedition. Then we go 'to  the Sandwich Islands.  "The task of sounding the Pacific  ocean will become one of the utmost  .importance with the opening of tlie  Panama canal to the shipping of the  world.  "Then we go back to Cape Town  and thence to Mauretius examining  the banks of the south coast of South  Africa from Maretius tq Zanzibar and  from Zanzibar- to the Seychelles islands on the north of which there are  gieat banks on'tho route-to-India. We  then go to Bombay,; and thence to  Singapore, Hong Kong, China and  Japan.  "The members of our expedition will  be  sold, by  auction.    By  the   "city"-  here is meant that" square mile east'number twelve scientists, with six of-  TELEGRAPHING PHOTOS  Demonstrator    Declared    That  Photographs Will Soon be Wired Prom  New York to London  Recently a demonstration was given  of the telecograph, an electrical invention which reproduces a photograph at  a distance as easily as an item of  news. Various portraits over, a distance of six hundred miles were transmitted. The demonstrator declared  that recent experiments showed that  before long pictures would be flashed  between New York and London. Further developments will be the "transmission of photos by wireless. A demonstration of this process is. promised  within the next two months.  Killed Four Lions in Very Few Minutes  The Soutli African mail brings a  story of how Mrs. Delaporte, wife of  an. official of^the Delagoa Railroad,  bagged four lions in a few minutes. In  hc-r husband's absence, she received  word that lions had killed an antelope  a few miles away. Accompanied by  two natives, Mrs. Delaporte found six  lions devouring their prey. She killed  two before they ��������� realiezd their danger, a third while it was escaping and  the fourth', which attempted to charge,  she stopped with a bullet in the eye  at a distance of eight yards.  The other fwo got away, because her  ammunition was exhausted.  Radium Will Project Man to ihe Moon  According to M. Charles Nordham,  of the Paris observatory, man may  yet travel to the moon inisde a por-  jectile, although hardly in so violent  a manner as would result from an experiment upon the lines detailed by  Jules Verne.  Radium, says M. Nordman, will afford the motive power, which must be  400 times more intense than nitroglycerine. And an appliance to slew  down the projectile when it reaches  Ibe moon will be necessary.  of the law courts and the lots to be  sold include portions of Cannon  street, Quee--. Victoria street, Upper  Thames street, Breul street, Idol lane  and St. Mary-at-Hall, with a total  annual rental of $111,185.  The sale will' indicate reliably the  trend of values in the centre of  London. Of late years the rate of  increase in '.lie city proper has declined, while in the West End it has  risen rapidly.  Land1 beyond the Strand in Westminster is being more and more eagerly sought after as sites for business  premises, the flight of-businesu from  the city to the wesf having been a  most striking development. Nevertheless plots in the city retain the distinction oi being among the dearest  in the world.  For property near the centre cf  the city $16,250,000 an acre is not  an unusual prico, and some time  ago $5,000,000 was refused for the  site, of the churcli in Austin Friars.  The three acres on which the Bam:  of England stands have a marketable value of $35,000,000 at a'low-  estimate, while land adjoining the  bank has realized $350 and $400 a  square foot freehold, and in King  Wiliam street $200 and $250 a^foot.  The total value of the city's square  mile mav be placed at about $1,250,-  000,000.  fleers and eighteen or nineteen sailors.  Al] have signed on for seven year's. To  carry -out all our plans we require  a further sum of $125,000. So far we'  have roecived no government grant."  Empress Had to Die in Ancient Tokio  The Japanese are very tenacious in  their adherence to rule, not even  death being allowed to break their  law. ���������       '  On this account the late dowager  Empress had to meet her death, in  the official sense, in a different town,  from that which she had passed away  actually-. .''.'-.  She had died in her palace in the  country. But the Japanese hold that  -ji member .of the imperial family can  die nowhere except in Tokio. Therefore the dead empress, theoretically  still  alive, journeyed  from  her conn-  UN IQUE    FEATURES   AT   BALL  Given     in iAid   of   the   Blind,    Fancy  Charges Were  Made  There were many novel features  about the :nv-.rted Cinderella Ball for  theblind, which was held in the Sav:y"  hotel in London, recently. The-tickets  cost $26 each. But as.the attendance  was limited to 1,200, $50 was readily  paid for a single ticket. The price,  however, was not the most striking  feature of this wonderful ball wnich  owed its origin and success to C Arthur Pearson, whose campaign for the  National Institute for the Blind has  been so consistently successful. Some  exceptional features were that the ball  started at midnight and ended long  after breakfast, which was served i.t  3 a.m- There were no tangoes and  no maxixes.  Two dance-* were especially composed for the bail;', one a waltz, the  other a ragtime, but the distribution  of valuable presents by lottery, a  lucky bag aud other exciting items  provided the greatest novelty. The  lottery prizes included a $3,000 automobile, some costly gowns and hats,  dressing cases, cabinets of cigars,  clothes for men and silver plates and  from the lucky bag, weird prizes galore, such'lis. tickets for aeroplane  flights, tickets for dinners at famous  restaurants and tickets , for summer  holidays.  The costumes worn were more  amazing than ever. Perhaps the most  startling was that worn by Mrs. Cosmo Hamilton���������a sleeveless flowered  creation with unattached cuffs and  fourfold trousoreltes in the Chinese  manner.  Turns Loose Litter Worth $50,000  While hunting in the woods in Hants  try pbee to the palace in Tokio with \ county. N.S., a Rawden farmer recently  all the ceremonial that attended her .'found a fox den under an old log  movements when living. uarn in which he round six fox pups.  Troops lined the streets and pre- four blacks and two patches. The  scnted arms as she passed. Onlv the Rawden man took the litter home and  great crowds in the streets, standing! made household pets of them until  in silence instead of loudly cheering, j they became quite tame nnd lapped  betraved the fact that the imperial 1 ���������i'k' like kittens. A neighbor who  carriage  containod  a  dead  woman,    j happened   to  see  the  pups  informed  ���������  their  owner  t'mt it   was  against  the  Strains of Gramophone Over Wireless I ������������������'���������"' to kool* them in captivity, and the  The strains of a gramophone play-1 Kawdcn man being afraid of violating the Merry Widow AValtz and Gcd ������"������ tlief law a������d the consequent re-  Savo the Kirlg were heard lately by f"Us at 0I1C~ fumed the foxes dose,  ,���������,������!������=������ ��������� M^Mn-Bnr, Btpnm-hh. wtirh-! They   were  valued  by  experts   to  be  wireless on the Neison steamship High  land Scot during a voyage to Buenos j  Ayres by. the third officer of the boat  passing Vigo at the'time. It was afterwards found that the ship from  which the wireless came was a private yacht 2C0 miles away. Signer  Marconi, commenting on the report,  said: "They were probably experimenting with a gramophone and wireless  telephone transmitter aboard a private  yacht. Tunes are transmitted and  caught up in this way. I never-heard  of it being doro over such a long distance, but it is quite possible. Gramophone tur.es have l/i'on sent by'wireless telephone from a Marconi house  to my house at Fa ���������"ley, near Southampton."  worth at least $50,000.  Relic of Nspoleon's Army  English soldiers, whilst carrying out  building excavations at Alexandra,  have just found two skeletons and  bone fragments which have been  proved to belong to French soldiers  who died ou Napoleon's expedition to  Egypt. These remains have been  handed over by the English military  authorities to the French consul, and  they will in due course be transported  Australian Convjpts Reforest 500 Acres  of Waste Land of the State  According to a recent report'of the  forestry department of New South  Wales, good conduct convicts at the  state prison, instead of breaking stone,  are now engaged in the more "useful  and healthful work of replanting with  trees the waste lands of the state. At  one prison alone 25,000 trees, mostly  American ash and pines were planted in 1913, and so successful have  these plantations been that this work  will be considerably extended in the  present year.  A similar idea has been worked out  successfully by "the city of SairDiego  in California, which ^possesses 7,000  acres of bare rolling "sand land at a  distance of ten miles from the city. A  trained forester was engaged to make  this land profit-yielding and under bis  direction the city's unemployed have  been given work planting this area  with trees suitable to the nature of tho  country. Other cities in the United  States that have found it necessary to  purchase,and reforest large areas on  the watersheds governing their water-  supply have advantageously used the  same kind of labor. The primary purpose of'such reforestation is not, however, to - furnish work to the unemployed, but to develop a profitable  source of revenue from land which  would .otherwise remain unproductive.  City forests of this kind are not, as  yet, in vogue' in this country. Perhaps the only city forest in' Canada is  that at Guelph, Ont., where a small  area has boen planted surrounding the  springs which furnish the city's water  supply. In many of tbe counties cf  Eastern Canada, however, are large  areas of waste land, originally forested, and caapble only of producing for-  ests. .Ontario has a Counties Reforestation, Act making possible the acquisition of such waste land;for reforestation purposes by municipal councils, but up to the present-time only  one county; has availed itself of chis  opportunity Quebec and the Dominion government have also passed legislation to encourage tree planting, and  the Dominion forestry branch in the  last;.fiscal, year'distributed nearly 4,-  000,000 trees from-the nurseries at Indian Head for woocllot planting in  Western Canada.      *'���������.-'-  The growing of forest trees on w^ste  land can in most caucs be made a profitable undertaking, besides providing  labor to a considerable number of men,  yet no extensive reforestation has as  yet  been  done, in  Eastern  Canada.  TAMED HERDS OF WILD SHEEP  FOB IHE CONTROL OF  WIRELESS MESSAGES  ALL WIRELESS OPERATORS MUST  NOW HAVE A LICENSE FROM  NAVAL   DEPARTMENT  Regulations H.ive Been Issued Gov*  erning Operation of All Radio-Telegraph Equipment in the Dominion-  Amateurs  Have Caused  Serious  In-  i  convenience.  Elaborate regulations have been issued by the naval department governing the issuing of licenses and the control of operation of all radio-telegraph  equipments in Canada, whether in tha  hands of amateurs or for commercial  purposes, either on land or in Canadian registered vessels. The regulations are based on tbe uniform rules  drawn up two years ago by the International Radio-Telegraph conventioru  They apply not only to the "professional" wire,lesg operator, but also to  the hundreds , of amateur operators  throughout Canada, whose indiscriminate sending out of wave-lengths would  if uncontrolled lead to serious interference with the work of governmental or commercial stations.  '  -Hereafter 'every Avireless operator  must have a license from the naval  service department, and must comply with, all the conditions of such  license, on penalty of a "fine not exceeding fifty dollars or three months'  imprisonment. For a- limited ���������'... coast  station license the annual" charge is  $10; for. a public commercial license,.,  $50; for a private commercial.license^  $10; for an experimental license, $5,  and for an amateur license, $1.  Provision is made in....; each license  for the character of the wave-lengths  to be used and the range allowed. All  amateur operators are required when  operating to listen for the signal  "Stop," which, will indicate that they  are interfering with commercial business. If that signal is heard the operator m-ust stop until it.is cancelled by ���������  a duly authorized government station.  A distinctive call for each station 33  allotted with the license, and no station must be worked by anyone not  holding at least an amateur' expeii-  hiental certificate of proficiency secured from the naval service department.  _For ocean-goiug vessels, it is provided that there must be an emer-  j gency source of power for operating  I instantly available, and hours , are  specified during which the operators  must be constantly "on watch."  Rancher Succeeds  in Taming  Herd of  Mountain Sheep  The success which Mr. J. M.  Thomas, a cattle rancher of Okanagan  Falls,. B-C., has had in training wild  mountain sheep to come down from  their fastnesses and-feed in his fields,  has been attested to by a remarkable  photograph sen; in t'ef^the provincial  game warden. The photograph shows  a-small herd of mountain, sheep with  their lambs eating clover hay which  had been thrown out as food for -the  ranch ��������� horses. The snap-shot was  taken at .-. distance of 35 yards and  shows several horses in the picture  as well as the-, mountain sheep.  Mr. Thomas who before going to  Okanagan Faiis some years ago, was  an officer at the New Westminster  penitentiary, has for several years  made an hobby "for caring for wild  life in the vicinity of his ranch. When  a close season was declared for the  mountain .-jhecp in the Okanagan, he  in winter weather would put out some  food for any occasional mountain  sheep he s.aw in the hills. In the  course of three or four years ihe  sheep have gained confidence uniil  last year and this they have ventured  to  come   dow>>   to   the  ranch.  At the time the photograph was  taken, Mr. Thomas says that ihcre  were eighteen ewes and yearlings  browsing with ten lambs, the latter  as friskly and playful as cou'd be. Mr.  Thomas is of the "opinion that it is  far better sport to nurture the animals or to go "gunning" them with  a camera, 'than to exterminate them  with a rifle.  DUMPED   IN   UNITED   STATES  Goods     Made     in   English   Jails   Are  Shipped   to   America  Harry Hawes, of St. Louis, appeared  before the senate committee on manufactures in support of a bill to prohibit the importation of convict and  pauper-made goods. He said he represents the boot and shoe manufacturers  of St. Louis.  Hawes told the committee that the  convicts in the United States were  producing 33*1,000,000 worth of goods  a year, and that abroad it was estimated that convicts produced $560,-  000,000 worth.  The convicts in this country were  paid on an average 50 to 75 cents a  day, and in foreign countries from  5 to 25 cents a day.  In English prisons the men were  not paid anything, and under the  law, 'contractors for prison-made  goods were not aliowed to sell prison-  made goods in England. The goods  are dumped in the Unted States, he  declared, in competition with American labor.  BIRTH   RATE  IS  STILL  FALLING  CLAIMS TO HAVE SOLVED SECRET  Company     Wil!     Develop   Invention���������  Vessel  Weighing Thirteen Tons  to  Fly  Safely  it is announced that the Annstrong-  Whitworth Company has deeiJed to  develop the 'nvcnt'on of a ,working  miner named Glciidenning. who l.e-  lievcs he has solved the secret <.f rafe  navigation of the air (ilendenning has  spent years in -studying aeronautics as  a member of tho Balloon Society of  Great Brit'un and declares that an air  craft built from his designs, although  weighing more than thirteen tons,  will sail around the world without.  danger of calamity and will remain  aloft five days without requiring a renewal of supplies.  Figures for 1913 Approach the Low  Record of 1911  In France 5,221 fewer babies were  born in 3 913 than in 1912, according  te official figures made public recent?  ly. This is the lowest birth rate eve?  recorded in the country except ia  1911. the number of births for eve"7  10,000 inhabitants in 1913 being only*  1S8.  Births exceeded deaths in 1913 by*  11,901, or an average of ten births ia  excess of deaths for every 10.000 inhabitants. This compares with *.a  excess of births over deaths in Ger-  many'of 127 for every 10,000; in Austria of 107; I������ Italy of 340, and Hun*  gary of 1'iO. ���������  NEW GRAIN ROUTE  Gas Burners For Hudson Bay  The marine department is sending  the govcrnmtnt '.teanier Minto to  Hudson Bay, to place automatic gas  burners in the bay and straits as aids  to navigation. Th.* steamers Bonaven-  turc, Bcllavr-nture. Ijurley ('bene,  Charon and SI.eba will sail frr.m Halifax during the .summer, carrying sup*  lilies for the extension terminal works  in progress at Port Nelson.  ! Rockies to Winnipeg, via Saskatchewan  River, Being  Surveyed  A new means of transporting western grain am', coal is planned in the  survey or the Saskatchewan river,  which is to be completed this fail by  engineers of the public works department. They lave been engaged in the  work for three years, and the idea id  to have a live-foot waterway from the  Rockies to Winnipeg This will be sufficient for barge traffic.  The cost is roughly estimated at  fifteen million dollars, and the principal items are a series of locks along  the river. The total cost would be reduced by valuable waterpower to be  developed along the route.  Manager Dodson of the Canadian  Alkali Comiaii'*, which is building an  immense   plai.t    at     Windsor,     Ont.,  toC'airo, where they will be laid with j stated  that  enough  salt  to last    the  fitting ceremoney in  the sarcophagus j company 220 years has been struck in  wherein   repose  tho   bodies   of  those  of their companies that have already  been discovered.  four wells wnich have been bored  Half a million dollars is to he spent  on the factory.  Women Detectives to Deal With 'Suffs.'  Women 'etcctives are now employed on special occasions at the house  of commons. One or two of thom aro  employed by Scotland Yard to sit in  the ladies' gallery when there are big  debates, to d^al immediately with  any suffragette intruder. They are so  fashionably attired as to be quite in*  cliHtinguisbabio.  BMUBfflaamifflMliUMMMlMlMWm  ���������UUHiffiHIMliilUUl  HffiMIMlBBtfMHHmiP^"'���������^ THE   SUN,;; GRAND    FORKS,   B. C.  IEWS OF THE CITY  The' following extract is made  ���������fro-n a letter,- dated at Montreal,  August 17, written ��������� by Henry De  Lespiriasse, the French cavalry reservist who left this city a couple of  weeks ago for active -service in  France, to his friend, A. A. Frechette: "I beg of you to thank all  my friends in Grand Forks who in  a fashion so charming manifested at  my departure their sympathy for  France. Give thanks for me to the  gentle little girl who so gently   pre  sented me with a;beautiful Canadian  souvenir, which 1 proudly wear.  Tell her that I will speak of her to  the little French girls, and th'ey .wilj  like her greotiy. . . . We embark  on  the  Carolina  at  4 . a.m. on the  19th inst."     /   A report was circulated in thevcity  last Saturday to the effect that the  Granby smelter intended to resume  operations shortly. A local official  of tde company, questioned on the  subject, said that ue knew nothing  about the matter. He added the  significant remark: "When the  tmelter is running the people close  it down every two or   three   weeks,  and when it is idle they, .blow it in  I every other jdayV'., If, is ^a safe prediction, however, Hhat the smelier  will be blown'in as-soon as there is  a market for copper  eaver ISoard Next Time  It   will   save   all   the   muss  and litter of Lath, Plaster and  Wall Paper.    It permits more beautiful   interior  designing  in the most modern style.     It never crack*   or  deteriorates, ���������  and needs no repairs.  BEAVER BOARD % "������!?ings  Beavek  Boaiu)  is  very quickly and easily put up; makes a    ~t  house warmer in winter, cooler in summer; is painted, doing  away with unsanitary wall  paper, and   has. many  other advantages.   Let us show you samples and tell you all about it.      ,  MAM'S HARDWARE  The    ,  ���������BRIGHTEN-UP"  Store  NEW  HARNESS   SHOP  I have re-opened a harness  shop at my  old  stand on Bridge street and will manufacture  -    NeW HarneSS hLness repairing. All  work guaranteed.   Your patronage is solicited.  JBLA  ������%  Here We Are I  Your Six Friends,  Robin Hood Family*  Robin Hood Flour  " "     Oats  " "     Porridge Oats  "'.   Ferina  "���������'���������    Graham  "      WholeWheat  Let Us Lighten  Your Household Duties  For Sale by*  JOHN  DONALDSON  PHONE 30  Everything to Eat and Wear  Real Estate Investments  and Business Sites  Insurance in  zJAl Its Branches  Boundary" Trust .C&  Investment Co., Ltd.  Established 1901  First Street  YV. AY Pounder,' who'has been  working, for the British Columbia  Copper company in Voigt's camp,  near Princeton, returned to* the city  yesterday. All work in the camp,  he says," is now closed down. He  also report;-! that the Kettle Valley  line last week discharged thousands  of laborers from the railway camps  in that vicinity, but adds that a day  or two Inter they were put back to  work.  Gateway Lodge No. 45. I 0.0 V '[  tandered a farewell reception to the  members of the order who have  volunteered for active military ser'.  vice. There was a large attendance,  and an enjoyable evening was spent.  James Rooke, delegate from the  Provincial Fruit Growers' association, left on-Tuesday for Grimsby,  Ont., where he will attend the annual convention of the Dominion  Fruit Growers' association.  The enrollment of the high school  last Monday was 32, a gain of 12  over the last term. This is a very  good, indication that Grand Forks is  improving as an educational center.  W. J. Galipeau, Joe Galipeau, \V.  J. Penrose and Hugh Crosby returned on Tuesday from an auto  fishing trip to Westbridge. They  brought back a few samples of fish.  Principal Walker, of the high  school, returned on Saturday from  San Francisco. He spent his vacation in , Vancouver and the California metropolis.  The Grand Forks Fruit Growers'  association shipped the second car  of summer apples to the prairie  provinces last Saturday.   "  W. J. Penrose has some asters  and gladiolus in ��������� his garden that  would capture a prize in any flower  show.  " W. H. Beach, of Christina   lake,  was a visitor in the city on Monday.  Elmer Ness, of the Christina lake  hotel, was in the city on Wesnesday.  J. H. Grunwell, the Danville mfr  chant, was inthe city yesterday.  TOLSTOY'S PROPHtCY  :���������-.m: ������������������'������������������''   .,.:'���������������������������".-...  (Concludedfrom Page4-   Y  the tempi" of pantheism. God, soul,  spirit and immortality, will be mo'ten  in a new furnace,'and I-sett the peace  ful bejiiniiinu of an ethical end. The  man determined to this mission is a  Mongol S!av ��������� He is already walkim,'  the earth���������a -man of active affairs He  himself does not now realize the mis  sion assigned to him by a superior  po������*e r  And behold the (hime of   the   thin)  torch, which lias alreadv  begun to de  strov our family rel'd'ons, our standards of'art, and morals    The relations'  between woman and man are accepted  as a prosaic partnership of   the* sexes  Ait has beconie   realistic  degeneracy  Political    and   religious  disturbanies  have shaken the spiritual  foundations  of all nations.    Only  smaU spots here  and there have remained untouched by  those three   destructive   flames.     The  anti national wars in Europe,the class  war in  America and the   race wars in  Asia have strangled progress   for half  a century.  But then, in the middle of  this century [see a hero of   literature  and art rising from the "ranks of   the  Latina and purging the world   of   the  tedious stuff of the obvious     It is the  light of symbolism that shall outshine  the light of the torch of   Commercialism.    In place of the   polygamy   and  monogamy of today, there will come a  poetogamy���������a   relation   of   the sexes  based fundamentally upon poetic conceptions of life.  And I see the nations growing wiser  and realizing that the alluring woman  i of their destinies is after all nothing  but an illusion. There will be a time  when the world will have no use^ for  armies, hypocritical religiens and degenerate art.    Life   is  evolution, and  is recommended and used extensively as a-food for infants.:. Itis_  CLEAN, SWEET   and PURE---A1-  ways ready for use. - - - -  For infants, it, should, be^.diluted  with from two to eight parts boiled  water, according to age.    - ,-    -  Buy It at Your Grocers  evolution is development from the sim  pie to the more complicated forms of  the mind and the body. I seethe passing show of 'the world drama in its  pregnant form, how it fades dike the  glow of evening upon the mountains.  One motion of the hand of Commercialism and a new history'begins.  Tolstoy thus.predicted the Balkan  war and the generalconflrtgratioii  which has followed it and was'.only  a year out in his date. .Even at that  his forecast as to time was merely  approximate. The remainder of the  prophecy; dealing with social, economic and administrative reconstruction, is a condensation of the well-  known propaganda which for years  had been so much of a preoccupation to him that he believed its- fulfilment to be inevitable. The re  markable feature of the prophecy,  whoever uttered it, is the accuracy  with which it outlined the occur  rences of the lastttwo years. Most  people knew that the Balkan region  was Europe's peculiar powder maga  zine.and'that the'piling7up of armaments by'the principal   nations; together   with   the  industrial  unrest  which accompanied .it,   eventually,  would result in a wide-sweeping out-,,  break,. but   few   anticipated   such  startling developments so early. W.e.  notice that- the  forecast .eliminates  the Teutonic empire..      '-���������.'=-%,  Highest cash prices paid for old  Stoves and Ranges.- "E. C. .Peckham,  Second hand St ire.  Take your repairs' to Armson, shoe  repairer. The Hub. Look for the  Big Boot.  Model 10 Remington typewriter for  sale; machine only used a short time.  Enquire Sun office.-    ; -,  For Sale���������50 pure-bred*S.C. Rhode  Island Red yearling hens, 15 White  Orpington yearling hens, 20 S C.  Whrte Leghorn yearling hens; $1 00 a  head singly, $75.00 the lot - Must  clear out to make room for young  stock. T. Boweif Columbia Poultry  Yards, Box 254, Grand   Forks, B C.  ass Furniture  fl When in need of an odd piece of Furniture for any,room in the house, you can  save money by purchasing from us.  ���������   d We carry the most up-to-date stock of  ,.  House Furnishings in the Boundary, and  you are assured of the same careful consideration at our store if your purchase,  is small as you would receive if you were   .  buying a large order.  1 We wouldVlike to call your attention  especially to'our Floor Covering Department.. Our stock is new and up-to-date  and the range of patterns and designs .is  second to none.  MILLER & GARDNER  The Home Furnishers  n  n n     rf tim uinii on'Dellvury Sytora is In use in your country, thou  you need    not  G.O.D.   Slid 10|- for olthir twolllnB-yoii ,eleot,.aiid j������v bnlopoe whenyou receive tl...  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