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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Dec 13, 1918

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 K$JAMKSBJ������5I*K!HWt-~V*<.-B 1MrHBT  - j- ~^k XL*a~J?~? "  ���������, <7  e Valley Orchardist  /  18TH YEAR���������No   7  GRAND FORKS   B. C,"FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1918    vTSn^sMiMto!."^"       $1.00 PER YEAR  EETING OF  CITY COUNC  Council Goes on Record  As Favoring Aiding Returned Soldiers by Giving Them Building Lots  the Peace Willis and P. T. McCallum in the city ball on Monday  night. After listening to evidence  up to midnight the case was rt is -  missed. W. B. Cochrane appeared  for the plaintiff and J. H. Ryley for  the defendant.  The Sun staff has been confined  to hie bed with the grip duriDg the  past couple of days.  It took to 9 o'clock to secure a  quorum at the regular meeting of the  . city council on Tuesday evening.  Mayor Acres and Aid. Harknese,  McDonald and Schnitter were present.  Mrs Feek addressed the council.  She wanted a fence removed from  a property near her place  so that thesnowplow could keep the  snow off the sidewalk. The council  instructed the board of works to  keep the sidewalk clean and recommended to the incoming council  that it take up the matter of the removal of the fence.  The past month's accounts were  ordered to be paid.  Aid. Harkness,. acting chairman  of the finance committee, recom*.  mended.that in view of the fact that  the poolrooms and the picture show  had been closed for a considerable  . time "on account of .the influenza', ;a  proportionate amount of their license  fees be refunded to them on the 31st  of December  The matter of establishing a  government   aided    library   was    dis  cussed, but the question was referred  to the next council.  Tbe matter of donating buflding  lots that tbe city might have available to returned soldiers along the  lines that the government is aiding  the returned men, was discussed,  and the council placed itself on  record as being in favor of donating  building lets for this purpose to  bona tide settlers, and a committee  consisting of the mayor and the city  clerk was appointad to look into the  matter of what lots were available,  and to draft an agreement governing the donating of the choice of the  available lots to soldiers belonging  in the city and district, on condition  that they make their homes here.  A resolution was adopted setting  nomination day for the civic-election on Monday, January 13, and  the city clerk was named as returning officer. The following deputies  were chosen: T. A. Wright, Wm.  Frakes, S. T. Hull, F. R. S. Barlee,  D. McCallum, P. H. Donaldson, C.  D, PearRon.  A warm discussion occurred between Aid. Harkness and Aid.  Schnitter regarding the water at the  Spokane roundhouse. It was claimed that it was  still   being supplied,  Robert Donald, who recently re  tired from the editorship of-the London Daily Chronicle, is a Scotsman  who began life as a young reporter,  made stjady headway, and presently as editor of thejMunicipalJJouroal  in London showed a grasp of public  affairs and a capacity in administration which'eventually took him to  the editorial chair of the Daily  Chronicle. He had a wide experi  ence in his younger days, for he  served in Edinburgh, London, New  York and Paris. For a generation  the Daily Chronicle had been a  famous property. He had as his  friends philosophers, statesman,  authors, and the captains of industry It is safe to say that no British  editor in recent times had so wide a  range of respect from leaders in the  various fields of thought aud action.  HONOR ROLL  Have Taken Part in the  Great War  Herbert Adams Gibbons, author  of many important current works,  has been making a speaking tour  among the munition workers of  central' France. wHis". euhject'' was'  American ideals and America's par  ticipation in tbe war, and he talked  in the course of the tour to audiences totaling about 40,000 workers  Samuel Merwin, the novelist is  quoted as saying: "My professional  goal is to learn as much as possible  of the business of writing. I would  like, too, before I die, to succeed in  depicting one or two or even three  or more real characters in fiction. It  would be a great privilege."  ....   Who Told You That?  The band of a famous English regi-  ment was playing at a Yanks' camp  somewhere in Blighty. The soldiers  were walking round and round, as we  do round a . bandstand. An English  visitor was enormously impressed by  a handsome N.CO., who bore him  self like a young god and wore a uniform which would have made a Sack-  ville street cutter feel he knew nothing of smart tailoring.  "Who is that N.C.O," asked the  visitor, "dressed like a dandy."  "He," answered the American private, "is my top-sergeant���������the gink  who owns the war."  fruit takes place, providing they are  absolutely sound when placed in  storage.  The losses in storage amount annually to many thonsands of barrels,  simply because apples showing blemishes of. one kind, or another are  stored with sound ones. The apple  scab is one of the most earnmon agents  Will Perpetuate the Mem- g^g^rise. to  decay of fruit kept in  ory of   Employees   Who , 8tora#e-  As lonS as. the   temperature  of the cold storage is kept low-���������  about 32 deg. F. or close by���������no rot  is likely to show; But should such  apples reach the vendor or the consumer, the trouble will begin as soon  as the temperature changes. Any injured or scabby surface of an apple is  quickly invaded by the common fungi,  such as pink rot, blue mould, etc.,  and once these fungi commence their  destructive work, a barrel of apples  is often destroyed more quickly than  it could be eaten by an average sized  family. As soon as the rot is observed  in a barrel, prompt action is called  for. Out with all the apples; throw the  bad ones right out, save what can be  saved of partly spoiled fruit for immediate use, wipe the sound ones with  a-dry cloth and store them in a well  ventilated but cool place, examining  them from time to timef* 'One rptten  apple in a barrel will start all the  others to rot in no time.  From the above it will be seen  that, while improper storage conditions���������and once in the hands of the  consumer a barrel of apples will rarely find proper, i.e., cool, well ventilated, but particulorly, uniform tem  peratures���������have some influence in  starting the rot, if.the apples are in  good sound condition when placed in  storage, the consumer will not so  likely be the loser���������and he generally  is. The time will come when the consumer will be allowed to deduct from  his bills the losses which are due to  ���������the negligence of others, particularly  at-a time when high prices prevail.  The  Granby   Consolidated  Mining,  Smelting  &   Power  company is preparing an honor  roll  to  perpetuate the memory of its employees who have  taken part in   the  war.    The  roll is in the form of an  oak  tablet, 48 inches high and  30  wide. On the top scroll,carved  in relief, is   a shield in which  are  intertwined tfre  flags^-of  Great Britain, Canada and^the  United States,  floating over  the Maple Leaf as the national emblem of Canada.    The  sides of the tablet consist of  Corinthian columns and in the  center is painted a replica of  of the picture   "Banners    of  Empire." Behind is'the  cabinet in which will be deposited  in handsome morocco binding  the  volume which   will  be a  record of the   company's employees who have enrolled in  the  national  service for'the  war.   The   memorial   will  be  placed in the  head offices  of  the company at Vancouver.  Britain May Make Concessions, But National  Security Must Be Assured  CURLING CLUB  ELECTS OFFICERS  The annual meeting of the  Grand Forks Curling club was  held in the city hall. recently  for the election of officers and  the transaction of usual business. The following officers  were elected for the ensuing  year: President, J. D. Campbell; vice-president, W. A.  Williams; secretary-treasurer,  S. T. Hull; directors, J. D.  Campbell, W. Bonthron, N.  L. Mclnnes, P. A. Z. Pare,  W. A. Williams, S. T. Hnll;  ice committee, B.  Norris, H.  THE WEATHER  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max.    Min.  Dec.     6���������Friday   36 30  7���������Saturday   .....39 31  .     8���������Sunday  32 27  9���������Monday  32 23  10���������Tuesday  36 17  ll_\Vednesday .. 35 28  12-Thursday  34     ���������    20  /nc/teJJ  Snowfall     5.4  Liverpool, Dec. 11.���������The  British are bound to concede  as much as possible to the  United States regarding the  freedom of the seas, Attorney-  General Smith said in a speech  here. He said he was preparing a pronouncement of this  matter for the cabinet.  "lam not sure that Great  Britain will not have to say to  ithe allies at the peace conference," he said, " 'We shall be  quite satified with such a  definition of freedom of tbe  seas as will enable the British  navy, in the nnfortunate event  of future wars, to do exactly  what the British navy, aidad  by the American navy, has  been doing for the paet eight  teen months.'  "America has rendered brilliant service in the cause of  civ'lization, and Great Britain  is bound to approach the conference with a determination  to concede everything possible to American sentiment  and American views, having  regard for national security  and existence of the empire."  Annual Meetings of  Farmers' Organizations  Ghurch  Services  Sunday  All   the   churches   in   the   city  held   services  on   Sunday, the  Sth  iust., after   being closed  since the  whiie the   water department  main- influenza epidemic set in.  The Annual Meeting of the Grand  Forks Live Stock Association, to receive tbe annual report, for tbeelec-  W. Gregory and W. Bontron.! tion of officers and  for   such   other    j business as  may  be brought before  Jit,   will   be   held   in   the Farmers'  In Ireland  A Frenchman was waiting at a  railway station in Ireland when a  couple of natives sat down beside  him. Said one:  "Sure, Pat, it's down to Kilmary  I'm been and I'm on my way back  to Kilpatrick."  "Ye don't say so," said the other.  "It's meself that's just being down  to Kilkenny and I stop here a bit  befose I go on to Kilmore."  "What assassins," exclaimed the  Frenchman. "Would that I were  safely back in France."  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS  iained that it had been cut off.  At  the   Methodist   church   Rev.  Tbe Grand Forks regulations   by-j Gordon    Tanner      took     for    his  *������iw, notice of which was given a  few weeks ago by Aid. Schrjitter,  failed to obtain the permission required-for introduction.  ASSAULT CASE  WAS DISMISSED  morning topic, "The Lord of Battles  aud the Christ of Peace." In the  evening his subject was, "What  Is Happening to the Soul of Canada?' Sunday school,; was held at  the u--'ual bom in the afternoon.  Storage Losses in  Room at the Court House on Satur-  Apples Due to Fungi |da*\ Dfke,"^r M[h-?l ;.^m-   ,.  *^ to        Also tbe Annual   Meeting of   the  [KXPEitniENTAr. vaums .vote.] Farmers' Institute will   be  held J on  Storage   losses are   generally   ex<'the same day and at tbe same   place  i ���������   ���������'i      .I ,,.   c ��������� !at 3 p.m., to receive the President's,  pained as the result of improper stor-   t,       4      J        1   ������     r.    > ������    *  h ^   K ! Secretary's and Auditor's reports, tor  age conditions.    Tftis   is no doubt to ��������� the election of officers for tne   ensu j  some   degree   correct, and when   the  ing year, for the election of a   dele-1  I losses   occur   in   cold   storage houses gate to the District Convention, and  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer fit  this port, makes the following detailed report of the customs receipts  at the head office in this city and at  the various sub-customs offices, for  the month of November,   19IS:  Grand Forks   8 884.91  Phoenix   344.i(J  Cascade  0'?. 11  Carson  14.GO    j     < >-,ving to the   \-cry   heavy   snow-  The  case   of  Laws vs. jNorgrov?.  stoiiii.-  the  defendant being  charged  with i rang-j, r.euie '> ;i  assault   with   intent   to   do bodily 1 coast have been rrmi two  to  harm, came up   before  Justices  of hours late thiy week,  .something is generally amiss and neglect has occurred in maintaining  proper conditions But one must ask,  P11 apples which are properly stored  not suffer from rot? The answer is  viinple enough; Apples will keep almost  u the iii">nutains of the co.ist! indefinitely up to the time when a  'ettie V;i!!--y Trains fr'.!:ii the  slow   maturing   process���������which   is a  .���������!,. .nical proce.-H���������changes  the   com-  j 10.-ition, and nnturral collapse   of the  Total  Sl.297.0-J  for   the   transaction of   such   other  business as may t^������ brought before it.  All members of tbeoe Associations      May������r Acres has been   appointed  are   respectfully requested to attend j chairman of the war savings   stamp  lbe=e meetings,  which   will   be held  campaign in this city.  An orguuizt-  pu.-.ctually nt the specified time. tion will be formej jn   tne I1C(ir   fl).  C. C. HEAVEN,  Secretary Treasurer.  ture.  With l'7 ca-es of influenza still in; V. C. -Simmons, original nwnor of  iV'iiticJo:!, that town was to take off the Inland Hrnpire mine at Paul-  the linn this vvetk. . ^ori) was in the city on .SaUinhiy. \  s>  THE   SUE,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  Mht: (fat& 3mk% Bun  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain);..... .81.00  One Year (in the United States)    1.50  Address all communications to       .  The Grand Fokks Sun,  Phone 101R ��������� Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, DFCEMBER 13, 1918  Portland, Oregon, has wearied   of treating  the inflncuza scourge as a joke, and in future  wftl put  the  disease  on the  same   basis as  smallpox.    All  municipalities   might follow  Portland's example in the interest of the public health.   The disease, which, it is  claimed,  is nothingiess than the black plague, has now  been in this country  for  five or six  months,  and there are no  signs of an abatement of its  spread.   It now covers the continent. Whether  it is called by its real name or a weaker one.is  immaterial.   But  the   fact remains  that it is  more deadly than smallpox, and it  should   be  hedged in by stricter health regulations.  The statement has been made in London  that during the war the British navy carried,  by means of its transports, 16,000,000 fighting,  men, and the casualties amounted to one in  every. 10,000. The safety of the legions of  overseas and American troops has rested with  the navy. That and the mercantile marine  through their vigilance and efficiency made the  t-ictories of the past year possible in France.  They have fed and clothed the army in Sa-  loniki and have kept England so well supplied  with food and raw materials that no really  ���������serious lack has been felt.   ^  tion to unsanitary and wretched conditions,  especially in the^larger cities, that must be  eradicated. Visiting nurses and others engaged in, relief work found so called homes  where hygiene was as foreign as it is among  the Eskimos. And the number of such homes  was astonishingly large. Already steps have  been taken injsome places to right these conditions, but it is a difficult task to reach the  root of such evils. Education is, undoubtedly,  one of the best and surest remedies���������education in the art of home-making, in the need  for community, industrial and personal cleanliness, in the causes and prevention of disease.  It may be v a long process, but conditions  should be such that individuals who insist on  remaining in ignorance of these matters, or  who disregard them: should be punished, because they are a menace to the health and well-  being of society.      . .    .  Agencies, such as the medical profession,  the St. John Ambulance association, the local  councils of women, or other organizations of  men ,or women which have at . heart these  problems of public health should be encouraged to renew and increase their efforts in  spreading a knowledge of home hygiene and  preventative medicine generally.  <r  OPTICAL GOODS  ==^  We are carrying a splendid line of eyeglass  and spectacle mountings, both in the rimless and rimmed goods  ^  A. D. MORRISON im^Z^m  J  TRY A CAN OF WHALE  The demand for war memorials has revived  interest in  monumental-brasses,   which have  been so universally  adopted in  England for  memorial purposes as to be looked upon as a"  distinctively English form of .art.    There is at  present on the top floor of the  Victoria and  Albert museum a collection of rubbings from  brasses dating  from  the   thirteenth century  English memorials to the present day.   Tnese  studies are grouped as military,  ecclesiastical,  civil and other costumes. There are over 2400  studies in the museum collection, anv of which  may-be seen on application.   A complete list  with 176 illustrations is on sale for 2s 6d and  will be helpful to those planning  memorials.  An example of modern brasses is taken  from  an "Eleanor" cross that  is being  erected  by  the village of Sledmere, York, in  memory  of  officers and men who have fallen.  TO INFORM THE PEOPLE  Baltimore publishes a Municipal Journal  every two weeks for the purpose of giving the  public definite and detailed information about  the operations of city -government. It is  brightly written, well edited and attractively  illustrated. The practice is one which could  be followed to advantage in Canadian cities.  In a democracy, the basis of efficient government is a well-informed electorate.  "Mdam, I would suggest that you try a can  of whale," said the grocer. "You will have  heard that 100 per cent of the sockeye and  red spring salmon and 75 per cent of the co-  hoes of the Pacific coast: have been requisitioned by the . British government," he continued, ".so that salmon is hard to uet and  even harder to pay for. But whale meat is  just as���������"  - "Oh, please don't try to tell me it is just as  good as salmon, I did so want to get some nice  canned sockeye salmon. It. is always so good."  "Well, I am very s<;r;y.madam, but-it is not  to be for a few days at least. I was going to  say that canned whale resembles, and some  people think it is just as good as tender, lean  beefsteak. We are having quite a demand for  it. Thank you, madam; I will send up two  cans. It is only 25. cents a can."  And so this Boston grocer found another  customer for Canadian canned whale. Till recently, the canning of the flesh of this great,  warm-blooded ocean mammal was looked  upon as a cfoubtful experiment. 'But during  the past season it,was sold by the carload in  Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago and other cities  of the United States.  "Perhaps Dame Fashion has had a hand in  popularizing many such hitherto, despised  foods," mused the grocer.  But the threatening famine in Europe was  probably a more important reason.  rand Forts Transfer Company  DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood.For Sal  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  aie  Phone  64  Lost���������Silver watch; 12 and 24 j You can not reach The Sun's  hour dial. Finder will be rewarded numerous readers except through  by leaving same at  The  Sun office.;its advertising columns.  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically the same prices as before  the big war started  Share in the war for right by   sav.-  in" the food the allies want.  You can read The Sun one year for  S1.0U.  WHEN THE BOYS GOME HOME  A NEWSPAPER TRAGEDY  The Montreal Herald, founded 108 years  ago, has passed into the hands of a receiver.  It has succumbed to the burden of war prices  which have fallen with special severity on' the  newspaper business during a period of riotous  prosperity for the paper-making industry.���������  Toronto Globe.  LEARNING FROM MISFORTUNES  Like most misfortunes the present pandemic  of influenza has not, up the present time, been  an unmixed evil. It has served to draw atten-  There's a happy time coming when the  hoys  come home;  There's a glorious clay coming when the boys  come  home-  We will end the dreadful story  Of the battle dark and gory  Iu a sunburst of glory,  When ihe boys come home.  The day will seem brighter when the boy.s come home,  And oilr hearts will be   lighter when;the boys come home;  Wives and sweethearts will press them  In their a.iinsand caress them,  Aud pray God to biess them,  When the boys come home,  The thin ranks will be proudest when the bm-s come home,  And our cheer will ring the loudest when  tiie  boys, come,  home;  The full ranks will be shattered,  And the bright arms will bo battered,  And the battle standards tattered,  When the boys come home.  Their bayonets may be rusty when the hoys come homp,  And their uniforms be dusty, when the boys come home-  But all shall see the traces  Of battle's royal graces  In the brown and bearded faces,  When the boys come home.  Our love shall go to meet them when the boys come home,  To bless them and to greet them when the boys come home;  And the fame of their endeavor  Time and change shall not dissever.  From the nation's heart forever,       '  When the boys come home.  ���������John" Hay.  SYNOPSIS   OF  LAND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land. -  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with  Joint residence, but each making necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation of at least 5 acres, before receiving Crown  Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  intermediate certificate of improvement  and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  Improvements to extent of $300 per an-  ���������num and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained on these claims In  less than 5 years, with improvements of  $10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years. ������������������.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption,   if he re- -  ?[uires land in conjunction with his  arm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 640 acres may be leased  by one person or company.  PRE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS ACT.  The scope of this Act is enlarged to  include ail persons joining and serving  with His Majesty's Forces. The time  within which, the heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of the present war. This  privilege Is also made retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision Is made for the grant to  persons holding uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the land, if divisible,  as the payments already made will  cover in proportipn to the--salo price of  the whole parcel. Two or more persons  holding such Agreements may group  their Interests and apply for a proportionate allotment jointly. If it is not  considered advisable to divide the land  covered by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  of equal value selected from available  Crown lands in the locality may be  made. These allotments, are conditional  upon payment of all taxes due the  Crown or to any municipality. The  rights of persons to whom the purchaser from the Crown has agreed to  sell are a.lso protected; The decision of  the Minister of Lands in respect to the  adjustment of a proportionate allotment  Is final. The time for making application for these allotments is limited to  tho 1st day of May, 1919. Any application made after this date will not be  considered. These allotments apply to  town lots and lands of the Crown sold  at public auction.  For information apply to any Provincial Government Agent or to  G. R. NADEN,  Deputy Minister of Lands,  Victoria, B. C,  MEE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  ~ Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  New Type  Latest Style  Faces  Columbia Avexiu* mid  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101 K^iaoiCiiBi  ���������Hilt. ������^S*������*si������������������jSc *���������   f) 1<-������ZZ���������^-^_���������S S^ ������ .   ^m  I ������������������'  -WE  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  j * ~y  WB for $4.??  lamps ;  As' GMstmas Gifts  )TJY a War-Savings Stamp for.<$4.00 aii'd  affix it to space No. 1 of the Certificate  that will .be .given..you. ..,Fiil.in, the  name of the one to whom you wishJtarriake Hiis'Chmt- ������������������  mas Gift���������trie most desirable of Gifts, for it may we'll  mark the commencement of habits of Thriit, the  stepping stone to Success.  .':.'���������:"':, The Certificate .  In offering your gift you could say, "If you invest  your savings regularly in War-Savings. Stamps, you  will soon fill this certificate, which becomes Canada's  pledge to pay you $50 on the first day of 1924."  "With every 25 cents you save you C3~i buy a THRIFT  Stamp, 16 of which on a Thrift Card will be exchanged  for a W.-S. S."  "An excellent investment for small  savings; and a strong incentive to  every-day economy."  SIR THOMAS WHITE  ��������� Minister of Finance  FOR SALE AT  Money-Order Post Offices, Batiks and  Wherever the W.-S.S sign is displayed.  Enemy machines were now swarming as thick as gnatson a suuimerday.  He dived and eight of his foes hurtled  like stones in pursuit.    Wounded and  half fainting, yet with his  brain  still  alert   and   cool, he realised that   his  only  chance   of   safety   lay in sheer  super-airmanship.   Enemy  craft flew  above and about him like a  cloud   of  vultnres, until those   watching  below  counted between fifty and   sixty.   In  the thick of them this amazing  Cana  dian   performed    every   "stunt"  ingenuity sharpened . by  dire   necessity  coujd devsie.  He escaped by the incredible daring of his; offensive, tactics. For. up  wards of ten 'minutes he banked,  looped, spun, nose-dived, climbed  again in a multitude of "star" tricks  until he worked his way right back of  the vultures'midst. Two more fell to  '. his gna, then the rest of 'the flock  spread and fled. He came down a  huddled, insensible., but victorious  hero of as great o fight as ever this  war witnessed in the air.  A Victoria cross is secure.  IF YOUR CHILD IS CROSS,  FEVERISH, CONSTIPATED  Look, Mother!    If tongue Is coated,  cleanse little bowels with "California 8yrtip of Figs."  HEROIC DEED OF  , the most astounding individual   aerial  ! combat on record.  While our  airmen  were   harrying  the enemy's;; retreat,  Barker, when over the forest of Mor  val, enc'ountejed a two-seater German  plane at an altitude of 21,000 feet   to  evade   the   fire of British ',Archies,"  and climed and; brought it down. Immediately a   Fokker   biplane whirled  on him; bullets whistled past through  his machine   and   something  stunned  him for a moment so that his machine  spun    uncontrolled.     Recovering   his  senses   and   control, -he found fifteen  .Canadian military   headquarters in I more   Fokkers   hemming   in   on him  Lwidon announces   that  the  airman i a������d firing point-blank. Without hesi-  Single-handed Fights 60  Enemy Planes���������Brings   i  Down Ten  who whil -d-3-.er tely wounded,fought  sixby enemy machines single-handed,  dtfwiroying four and bringing down  six, is a Canadian, Major W. G.  Bark, r D S O. (two bars), D, F. C,  ' M.C. (with bar), and the Italian  Cross of Honor. Major Barker, who  is reported dangerously wounded,  went ov rseas with a New Brunswick  uftit.  Thest>ry  of   Major   Baker's  fight  wit-li oliojde of enemy  planes  relates  tation he sped to the attack arid three  of his assailants fell, but the bullets  were whistling past like hail, and a  chance shot shattered his thigh bone.  He fainted and dived seemingly to  his death.  Again recovering consciousness, he  turned upon another fifteen enemy  scouts swooping about him like hounds  One he sent hurtling down on fire,  when another bullet shattered his left  elbow.  MotherB can rest easy after giving  "California Syrup of Figs," because in  a few hours all the cloggedVup waste,  sour bile and' fermenting food gently  moves out of the bowels, and "you have  a well, playful child again.  Sick children needn't be coaxed to  take this harmless "fruit laxative."  Millions of mothers keep it handy be-'  cause .they know its action'on the stomach, liver and bowels' is prompt and sure.  Ask your druggist for a bottle of  "California Syrup of Figs," which contains directions for babies, children of  all ages and for grown-ups.  NOTICE  WHEM POOD IS WASTED;  Grijferj  nam am j  Cakes  BulterCakC)  WHEP)  TOO MUCH 15  SERVED AT OME- MEAL  V/HEN WHEAT FLOUR .BEEF AMD  BACOM ARE USED RATHER THAT.  NON-EXPORTAfiLE SUBSnTUTML  1 y<\  ^������X^   l!jjiR0r                        git  09  S^iflLJLl-^-TTTTnTM^  @AK������A^J||  N0T1GE Is hereby .given that   application  will ho made to'ihe Legislative Assembly  of the Province of: British Columbia   at its  next Session on behult of the Casoade Water,  Light Avowcr Oorhpt'ny Limited, a Company  incorporated by the Legislative Assembly of  the Province of liritish Columbia under Chap.  51 Statutes or B.C.! 1K97, for an Act to be entitled 'The Casiade Water, Light  &   Power  O-mpany Liinfte'd Act 1807, Amendment Act  1918',', giving, it potiror .to reduce its capital  irom time to time aa it .may see fit by vote of  a majoiiiy in vilneof the shareholders present or represented by proxy  at a   meeting  called for that purpose, and also confirming  the reduction of capital .-heretofore mafle-by  the Company on or about the,6th November,  1907, and also changing the time.of the holding   of    the   Ci'DipiiijyV ordinary    General  .Meeting from the third Wednesday in July in  each year to the third Wednesday in  Oeiober  in each year, or'on i'u'ch other date in each  year as the,Directors may from time to  time  determine upon;  and IqIho empowering' the  Directors of the Company to make bylaws,  rules and  regulations to   be observed  by all  persons using ihe water, eleciricity or.electrical appliances or other, property of   the  Company; also rule* and regulations, for the  maintenance of  tne Company's undertaking-  and for the collection of rates for electrity or  water supply and rents for electrical lines and  appliances let for hire, and for fixing the time  or times when, and the place or places where  the same shall be payable and  in case of default of payment to provide remedies for enforcing the payment thereof; and for such  further   and   incidental  powers  as   may   he  necessary.  bated at Victoria, B.C., this 9th day of Decern ner, 1918.  BaKNAHD, RuBKItTSON, HEISTEKJtAN & TAIT.  Solioitors for the Applicant.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKK  your  repairs  to   Armson, sboe   re  pairer.     The   Hub.    Look for  the  Big  Boot.  THE  WHEf-i FOOD 15 ALLOWED  TO SPOIL IM THE HOME  U/HEM FOOD VMKH CDUID BE EATEN 13  THROWN INTO THE GMEW������ PNL  WHEN FOOD 13 CARE LC SSL/  PARED OR- TRIMMED  WHZti FOOD IS CARJELESSLy  ' OR IMPROPERLY COOKED  POOD ISMSTED WHEI1 THE BEST POSSIBLE USE FOR THE  WINNIE OF THE WAR IS HOT MADE 0FEVERY PARTICLE OF IT  LONDONDIRECTORI  (Published Annually)  Enables traders   throughout  tho   world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  n each class of goods. Besides boing a oom-  lete commercial guide to Loudon and ltB  ubtirbs, tho directory contains lists of  .    EXPORT MERCHANTS  with tho Goods they ship, and  tho Colonial  and Foreign Markets thoy supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to which they sail,  aud indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the united Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5," Abchurcli Laim, London, E. U.  IT'S THE STEADY  rings  teady  You  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  news of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeks more than others���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't there  something to advertise?  Your customers are shop-  pirig every week. Aren't  you losing many of them  the weeks you do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store���������it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space regularly, and  be sure it is in THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this valley.  The GRANDFORKS SUN  Readers Want to Hear  From   You   Every   Week ia������SKffte  ^..i^w^Ww^^w.*^  THE   SUN,'   GRAND   FORKS,   B.C.  Of a// present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments bjl  cTlliller CaV Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  10 CENT "CASCARETS"  "  FOR LIVER AND BOWELS  Cure   Sick   Headache,   Constipation,  Biliousness, Sour Stomach, Bad  Breath���������Candy Cathartic.  f JUST ARRIVED  JSewsof the City  Wm. Paterson was painfully injured while hauling lumber up in  the North Fork country last Thursday. The load capsized and fell on  him, but he escaped without any  serious injuries  Mike Bojo, aged 33, an employee  at the Granby smelter, died at tbe  Grand Forks hospital at 2:00 Sunday night of influenza. The funeral  was held at 2:30 on Tuesday afternoon.  Ed   Mann,    of   the   Mann   Drug  company, is in the hospital,. suffer  ing from influenza.  Miss Maude Reburn" is in the  Grand Forka nospital, suffering from  an attack of the grip.  W  A  Pounder left this   week  to  visit htB old home in Wisconsin.  Wood is pretty scarce in the city,  but the weather man appears to  have tempered the wind to the shorn  lamb.  The members and  visiting  broth  ers   of  Harmony Lodge, A. F. &  A.  M.,   attended   thanksgiving  service  in the Baptist church Sunday even  ing.    R-iv.   Hillis    Wright, of   the  Presbyterian church, who is a member of the order, conducted  the ser  vice.  No odds how bad your liver, stomach  or bowels; how much your head acheB,  how miserable you are from constipation, indigestion, biliousness ana sluggish bowels���������you always get^relief with  Cascarets. They. immediately cleanse  and regulate the stomach, remove the  sour, fermenting food and foul gases;  take the excess bile from the liver and  carry off the constipated waste matter  and poison from the intestines and  bowels. ; A 10-cent box from your druggist will keep your liver and bowels  clean; stomach sweet and head clear for  months.   They work while you sleep.  The provincial seed fair, adver  tised to be held at Kelovvna on De  cember 4 and 5, J918, has been  postponed, and will now be held on  January 13, 14 and 15, 1919. Entries should be consigned to R. L.  Dalglisb, Kelowna, and shipped so  as,to arrive by January 10. Put the  entry form in the package containing the seed, or mail to Mr Dalglisb.    ������������������'-..��������� :;���������������������������. :, ���������.������������������-,.  Mr. Dunn, bookkeeper for the  Grand Forks Lumber company, is a  patient in the Grand Forks hospital  . Miss Hall, of the public school  teaching staff, left on Wednesday to  spend the holidays at her home.  Walter Larsen, a C. P R. fireman,  was brought to the Grand Forks  hospital on Friday from Midway.  He was suffering from an attack of  influenza.  Mrs. E. Vant and son Walton left  Saturday evening for Nelson, where  they will spend the Christmas holidays at the home of Mrs. Vant's  parents.  Elmer Woodward, an employee  at the Granby smelter, on Saturday  last lost two fingers of his left hand  while operating a crane. His hand  was accidentally caught in some  gearing.  Mrs. S, I. Crowell, an influenza  patient, was brought to the Grand  Forks hospital Sunday morning  from Midway by her husband, Sam  Crowell. She was in a critical condi-  ion aid disss i away Monday  morning. She was a pioneer of Midway and is survived by her husband.  Bruce White, the well known  mining man, who died recently, left  an estate valued at ������50,847.  In the report  of the fruit   com  missioner at Vancouver   on   Satur  day it was stated that 20,000 barrels  of Hpples will bt exported " to   Great  Britain   during   the course of   the  next few days. Vancouver and   Vic  toria prices: Delicious, |3 50; Wine-  saps and Yellow Newtons, $2.50   to  ������2 75; Northern Spy,   $2.75;   Spitzj  p, 50   to ������2.75;   Winter   Bananas,  $2.75; Wagner, $2.25 to $2.50; Jon  athan,   $2.50   to  ������2.60;   Baldwins,  Greenings, White Winter Permaine,  $2.25; King David   and  Ganos,   $2  to $2.25;   No.  2 apples 25c a box  less. These prices are for single box  lots, a reduction of 10c a box   on  5  and    10 box   lots; No. 3 applet and  crated stock from   $1.25   to   $1.75,  according to quality.  A district conventirn' of delegates  from Farmers' Institutes in District  F will be held in this city on Friday, December 20. Anyone interested in any bjanch of agriculture  will be gladly welcomed at this con  vention, which is to be held in the  court house at 2 p;m. Thi3 convention has been called at the request of  -the minister of agiiculiure,an<i is for  the purpose of electing a representa  tiye to the advisory board, which is  to meet in Victoria in January, and  for the consideration of such reso  lutions as may be brought before it.  and for the discussion of ways and  means for the betterment of agriculture in general and this district  in particular.  Fob Sale���������Handsome grey horse;  good driver, saddle and work. Also  bay mare, aged horse (very cheap for  good home), and saddle pony; all at  very low prices for immediate sale.  Also feed cutter, root pulper, Cyclone  wpeder,' etc., and a 5-passenger Ford  car���������a Snap! Apply EF. Laws.  DISTRICT SOLDIERS  LEAVE HALIFAX  FOR THEIR HOMES  Victoria, Dec.   10 ���������The  follow  ing returned   soldiers   left   Halifax  December 8: D. O'Connell,   Nelson:  W. J. H. Shaw, Nelson;   P.  Barker,  Grand Forks.  G������  &  SEHO  This Was No Accident  Stories' of cowboys and their in-  genious'-'s'ayings are common, but the  following is the best yet. A very pompous official was in charge of the reg  istration-booth in a small Texas town;  he asked very many pertineut and  impertinent questions. In the course  of registering a bronch buster he  asked: "Have you ever had an accident?" '  "Well, no, can't say as I have,"  replied the ranchman.  "Never had an accident?" queried  the other.  "Well, no; a rattlesnake bit me  once, that's all.1'  "Well, don't you call that an accident?"  "An accident!" said theoowboy, in  surprise "Hell, no, the darn thing bit  me on purpose."  TAKES OFF DANDRUFF,  HAIR STOPS FALLING  Save your Hair!    Get a small bottle  of Danderine right now���������Also  stops itching scalp.  (\W  t   SWjT"*. "' TRav fur  WgrWV>.  -������������' ���������w0,,_ "<*ed   0!\������aSon of WV������  ������-^vi".p^uAs^&SQOSOA  .tffc*"  Slake-  .Bo*  W-  ������ ������18  N.B.S^V  _��������� C103  "M?&(W#������$W&iW&&4W������.  ��������� u.u������ ������ljubrrt dljipptt. InnrclUblenndaccurateMarket  Koport and price lilt, lamed at every chanae in the Fur Market.  It is Bom������thiriK more tbun merely "������omethine to read." It in the adviser, friend and litcn post to the Tightroad to reliable market information  and accurate market quotations.    "Sift Wfuljrrt &M������������rr" is received by  hundreds of thousands of trappers and Fur shippers all over North  America.   Never wns  a serious  misstatements of facts published in  "Oh������ Ohnbrrt ������btyper" and this character of accuracy and reliability  has demonstrated that such information ia absolutely  essential to the  siicceisful trapper and Fur shipper.   You should  read "Sbt ObuUrrt  &htjiprt"���������we want your name on our mailinsr list.  Fill in the Above Coupon NOW-and Mail it-AT ONCE  ������bv ^A. ,B.   S   H   UB������ RLT\ IMC.  "V rue LAicesT House in THtwoiup dealing exclusivciy in  AMEBIC AM     RAW     FURS  aS-17 ���������W.AUSTIN   AVE.       - CHICAGO.    U.S.A.  jgi/jM������������MAM*ur ^MiWMitrwiilliMMIIilliiTIJIIMiniflll flliliffi IBffiftnffiItf ft *  Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy  ihair ds mute evidence of a neglected  scalp; of dandruff���������that awful scurf.  There is nothing so destructive to  the hair as dandruff. It robs the hair  of its lustre, its strength and its very  life; eventually producing a feverish-  ness and itdhing of the scalp, which if  not remedied causes the hair roots to  shrink, loosen and die���������then the hair  falls out fast. A little Danderine tonight���������now���������any time���������will surely save  your hair.  Get a small bottle of Knowlton's  Danderine from any drug store. You  surely can have beautiful hair and lots  of it if you will just try a little Danderine.    Save your hair!    Try it!  ! Distribution of Seed  Grain From. Dominion  Experimental Farms  By instructions of the  minister of  agriculture, a free distribution of su-  A Complete Stock of New  Goods Suitable for Presents  Everything that can please and charm your friend.,  Before going elsewhere, give us a call and inspect  our stock.  Timber lake 9 Son & Co.,  "Quality Jewellers"*  .  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  When the Operator  Says "Don't Answer"  It is easier for the operator to complete a telephone call than to report "They do not answer." Be  assured that the operator is trying  hard to do her part and [that her  effort justifies full confidence and  consideration.  TELEPHONE COMPANY, Ltd  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  perior sorts of grain will be made  during the coming winter and spring  to Canadian farmers. i  Samples for distribution will con,  sist of spring wheat (about 5 lbs )  white oats (about 4 lbs.), barley  (about 5 lbs.), and field peas (about  5 lbs.). These will be sent out, free,  by mail, from the Central Experimental farm, Ottawa, by the Do  minion Cerealist, who will furnish  the necessary application forms.  Only one sample can   be  sent  to p. ^,  Z. PARE,   Proprietor  each   applicant.    As the  supply  of *   '  seed is limited, farmers are   advised  to apply very early,  Yale Hotel, First ������������������Street  END STOMACH TROUBLE,  GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  AUTO LIVERY  AT YOUR  SERVICE  "Pape's Diapepsin" makes sick, sou*,  gassy stomachs surely feel fine  in five minutes.  If what you just ate is souring on  your stomach or lies like a lump of  lead, or you belch gab and eructate  sour, undigested food, or have a feeling  of dizziness, heartburn, fullness, nausea,  bad taste in mouth and stomach-headache, you can get relief in five minutes  by neutralizing acidity. Put an end to  such stomach distress now by getting a  large fifty-cent case of T'ape's Diapepsin  from any drug stor-- You realize in  five minutes how needless it is to suffer,  from indigestion, dyspepsia or any stomach disorder caused by food fermentation  due to excessive acid in stomach.  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  odel Livery Barn  M. H. Barns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  0. PETERSON  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  IT I  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to Order.  Also llepairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering  Neatly   Done  R. C. McCCTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUE  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Ffrst Street  N������  ew LVlanagement  Dad Odell, who has been driving  thf baggage wagon for Vant Bros.,  has rented the  Province Hotel Bar  Where he will serve all kinds of  cool, refreshing temperance drinks  and the choicest brands of cigars.  When you are hot and in need of  cooling off, call and see me.  Also pool and billiard pallor in  connection.  Look for the Biggest Brick Block  on Bridge Street  always   find, me   "At  You  wil  Home."


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