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 ���������I 1    > "���������>' ���������*#'-  n*  X,  ..Legislative-Library  Kettle Valley Orchardist  <Stt  *  .*  7  17TH YEAK���������No   0  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER- 28, 1917  -^$1.00 PER YEAR  V  Mayor Eeports That Contagious-Disease Has Been "  Nearly Stamped Oat  Mayor AereB'.reported that the  contagious disease which has been  prevalent in the city during the past  month had been practically stamped  out, only one case having, been reported recently.  The matter of the disposal of the  equipment of the isolation hospital  was discussed, but action was postponed until the next meeting.,  :TJhe council adjourned until December 31, at 2 p.m.  WILL OPERA  r-\  ?  ���������I  1/''-  ���������' Mayor Acres and ���������' Aid. McArdle,  McCallum, Schnitter and Webster  were present at't'he.re^ular meeting  of the city cbuncil-on Monday oven-  in?- V .       -  ���������   ���������  A letter from *"theV,Grand Forks  Transfer company stated .that the  firm would paint it's "coat ������hed near  the Kettle Valley station as soon as  the weather will permit.  Chief Savage was present, arfd explained his method of collecting the  road tax.    He  had had advertised  in the local papers in May  last  the  .   fact that the  tax   was due, and the  names of those who had.not paid'the  same   before     September   1   were  ���������  turned in to their employers for collection..  He had pursued the  same  ' _   course in former years.'  Dr.-Kingston ��������� was   present,- and  addressed the "council in  connection  ,-with^th'e"account of the Grand Forks  '.hospital for tbecare of indigent .pa-  " -tients/during the past year.   He said  - -,.-- thejMai^enBncc^.of������0^_atrent8';in"';:the  hosptal. had ...averaged' $2.33_"'each  - per, dayif6r-4he!fir8tr"six'months-,of  " .    the Vpreseni-cyeir.:,.:;;He"'suggested  i'j'i^that-the councU'make>ltWVhospital���������  :;V^ ajstraigh't grant-'6^fr6mj$iolfto^p0i'  V;;,'\'Pff "year to;"cdver -'su c h{cases.' "l0n  - ; motion, the account ~6l 8253 70' was  ordered paid, and the proposal of a  grant was left over for the incoming  council to deal with. -   .  The chairman of tbe board of  works reported that the city team  had commenced widening the fill  near Dr. Averill's residence.  On motion, the price for pipe  thawing was fixed at $2 50, cash in  advance in all cases. The city electrician was placed in charge of the  work, and he was authorized to collect the fees.  FRUIT GROWERS WILL  " MEET ON UANFART 5  The district meeting of the Provincial Fruit Growers' association  will be held in the court house in  this city on Saturday, January 5,  at 2:30 p.m. A delegate to the  provincial convention will be elected,  and  a director is to  be" nominated.  TELLS LABOR PUR-  -       POSES OF THE WAR  London, Dec. 28.���������In a letter to  the labor congress today, Lloyd  George declared the.allies' purpose  for continuing the war were not  imperialistic or vindictive, but for  the ' ipture freedom and- peace cf  mankind.  He^said the ideals were the same'  now as when .England entered the  war, and that a "fresh" declaration of  war aims is   being- kept constantly  only   in  United States. Government  Takes Control of All  Shipping Lines '.  Washington, Dec. 27.���������President  Wilson last night proclaimed government possession and operation  of all railroads in the United States  for the period of the war, effective at  noon tomorrow. . v  Every railroad and its appurtenances, 'including all steamship  lines, will be taken over and all systems operated under the present  "managements through the railroad  board, supervised by Secretary of  Treasury William McAdoo.  President Wilson announced that  as soon as congress convenes he will  recommend legislation to guarantee  pfdp'ir  earnipgs   and   the    proper  in view,,but will^pe issued  agreement" with-our "allies."  -Arthur "Henderson,-"in opening  tbe,meeting, urged,the'allies to' renounce" any "desire at conquest /and  .urged, clarification of the -allied i'war.  aims.-'.'   '^J\-':':    ���������" ���������'  "V'- ���������''"   ' '  >It is too little known in Canada,  says the Toronto Star, that when the  United .States entered the war a  member of President Wilson's cabi  net declared in a speech that the determining cause for entering the war  was thediscovery that Germany had  planned, if successful against Britain, to demand that Canada be  cedt.d to Gernxany-a8 compensation  for her war losses, and the United  States decided it would be wiser to  fight Germany in Europe than waite  to fight her in Canada and the  United States.  maintenance   of  the railroad properties.'  Local and interurban electric lines  are specifically exempted.  Secretary of the Treasury William'  McAdoo . will retain ' the treasury  ship,-calling upon practically, all of  the railroad men to aid in the work,  all6wi|ig''tKe^1s^^orga"nizifio7iTd  continue' for the present.^'-  1\~\ \ - ���������  The railroads" will"'receive   com-  pensaliononjthe basis -of the;/aver  age of three y ears' ''-'earn trig's, ���������e,nJding.  June 30th last'/  - . {���������^L'.^V/ '"'���������" ' ,.,  - Tbe actual operation%of'-the > rail  roads begins   January . 1,   avoiding  confusion in accounting.  The decision of the government  to take over the lines means that  the reduction of non essential trains  will be taken up immediately.  New York, Dec. 27.���������Financial  America has approved Jihe decision  of the government to operate the  lailroade, tbe stock exchange saying this is the best news in years.  (The advances in railroad stocks  were generally maintained thiough-  out   the   day, the   move seemingly  having restored  confidence  to  whole list.  Financiers say the move will stabilize monetary and investment  conditions, the editorial comment  of financial papers , also .approving  the plan.  It is expected that dining and  club cars will be the next to go in  the work- of-getting the last ounce  of efficiency out of the railroads.  A move has been started to curtail race horse transportation, and  theatrical companies may be forced  to use regular.trains.  -Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo  is to select-a board of directors, including the war board, railroad,  commerce commission and other  agencies helping to direct transportation.  A decided advance in railroad  stocks is noted today on the markets as a result of the government  control of railroads announcement.  The advance ranged from 2 to 11-g-  points.  A. B. Garretson, of the Spokane  Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen,  says labor is standing behind President Wilson, and prophesied that  eventually government ownership of  railroads would come. Officials of  the government confidentially admitted this as a possibility.  New President of Farmers*  Institute Wants Unity  Among Ranchers  METEOROLOGICAL  ,The. following is the minimum  &ad^maximiun. temperature.fonleacb.  day;,during \tbe past "-"week,'as recorded by; th'e'gbvernment thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch::  -    -.,-,.., v ..Max.  21���������Friday.'..1.."..:  '22^Saturday ;..  23���������Sunday..*..:  24���������Monday   25���������Tuesday......  26���������Wednesday ,  Dec.  Min.  .18  '   -25  15  -IU  -3-  12  '19  Inches  Snowfall   10.2  .--27  ,. 32  .. 24  . 0  . 13  . 20  At the annual meeting of the  Grand Forks Farmers' Institute,  held December 15, I was elected  president (which. I accepted) for  the year 1918, and I would ask the  hearty support of it all members.  There can be no 'doubt that the  greatest hindrance to the successful  development of agriculture in this  province has been the lamentable  lack of cohesion among those who  are making their living off the land,  and that until we correct this error  and band ourselves together as  farmers for the protection of our  mutual interests, we shall not have  the degree of prosperity that we  should have.  . The coming together iB what must  be encouraged. We learn to know  each other better and we soon find  out that our neighbor is a good deal  better fellow than we thought he  was,  and   that   his  good pointsfar  outweigh any trifling faults he 'may   ,,  27-Thursday   29  Sir Mackenzie Bowell, ex premier  of Canada, died in Belleville this  month, aged 94 years. He was  probablv the oldesc printer in the  the world, having started to learn  his trade in 1835. To amuse him  self he set a stick of type 82 years  later in the same office where he  first learned'to sort "pi."  possess.- .-.-..-     '- ���������-   -" ������.-  "~C6 operation~-nieahs,.l-one���������formalK.  and.'all for one/: - - .' - ;,:_',:. "'."' ���������  .In conclusion: Farmers, let's come -  together   for- our ;6wn: protection.  Remember that 'in': all 'co operative-1  efforts there is   one   principle   that  must be  be recognized, and that" is,  tbat the wish of the   majority   must  rule. Loyally   support  co-operative  undertakings  in  our   midst: do not  hang back, bnt join up, and by your  counsel and advice   help   ihe  Institute to direct its  efforts  to  the be^t  advantage.    Come   to  the   meeting  on Saturday, December 29,   at  2:30  p.m. in the new court house.-  H. W. Collins  ��������� -.-'���������> -fj' i  Work is activity for an erid; play  is activity as an end.  PREMIER ROBERT BORDEN MAKES A STATEMENT, THANKING THE CANADIAN PEOPLE  ' Sir ltobert Borden has issued a statement expressing his satisfaction with the result of the general election, and thanking both Conservatives and  Liberals for the efforts they have made on behalf  of the Union government.    It is as follows:  "The people of Canada have fully realized and  splendidly fulfilled their duty. The Union government will have a majority of at least fifty in the  new parliament. The result of the soldiers' vote is  not yet known, but it may increase the majority to  sixty or more.  "It was not a partisan victory in any sense. If  party lines are to be taken into account it is a triumph as much for L'berals as for Conservatives.  The splendid element of the Liberal party who  worked so strenuously and with such magnificent  results in every province except one are to be congratulated equally with the Conservatives.  "Equally fine was the spirit of the Conservatives,  who, regardless of party affiliations, supported and  elected Unionist-Liberal candidates in many ridings. It was a notable test of democracy. The  Canadian people, after more than three years of  heroic devotion and untold sacrifice, were called  upon to say whether Canada's effort in the war  should be maintained. In the midst of the cam  paign the test of compulsory, military service had  to be applied. No severer trial of the courage,  self-sacrifice and endurance of a democracy was  lever made. Constitutional writers of central Eu-  j rope have predicted during the past quarter of a  j century that under some such test democracy would  ��������� fail.  !     "The Canadian democracy has given a triumph  1 aut refutation to-every such prediction.    The gal-  1 lant men who have returned f.rom   the front after  'glorious  and  heroic  services  to their country in  j France and in Flanders, are especially entitled  to  Canada's grateful thanks for their equally notable  service in the campaign just concluded.    Their  vivid realization of the o^ei mastering issues, their  splendid 'loyalty to their comrades in the trenches,  their complete disregard  of all  minor  considerations, enabled them to exercise a strong influence  upon public opinion, both here and at the front.  "The same is true of the womanhood of Canada.  Tl;eir devotion and self-sacrifice have been wonderful throughout the war and were never more  conspicuous than during the past six weeks. Unworthy appeals were contemptuously rejected and  the higher considerations alone inspired their endeavor, which contributed notably to the result.  "And, indeed, throughout the country, leaders  of public opinion were responsive to the greatness  of th������ appeal. The clergy, the teachers ih- the universities and in the public schools, men in every  walk of life, who in ordinary occasions-took no active part in party struggles, were constrained by  the country's need and by the stern call of duty to  throw themselves into a contest which concerned  the national duty and the national honor.  "Canada's battleline is held three thousand miles  away by men who went forth gladly and freely to  fight, and perhaps to die, in order that peace might  reign within our borders. Many of them have  been in the trenches for more than two years; they  look for aid and support to their country which  sent them forth under the pledge of its honor.  I Some of them will spend their fourth Christmas  | beyond the seas. Canada will now- send them the  'message for which they have longed; and it will  bring joy and comfort to every heart among them.  I "'But that message will bring rejqicing not only  to ihe Canadian army corps, but to the mother  country and to every dominion of the Britannic  commonwealth. To them and to all the allied nations it proclaims Canada's invincible and unalterable determination to maintain her effort and to  take her part until the beast of German militarism'  shall have been subdued and such victory achieved  as will bring assured peace to a war-devastated  world." ' II. L. Boki.kx."  L^    % vfkkHrw  n.wii'w t������.VMiurJ'>',4)lt ?  .UP MM���������>���������������(.'������ f **\~if1T jiMIM *     IKt.MI.-Mni v*-H  wisaittc *_tsvf#ie������ii  r ~ , ^ j  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B.C.  ������to (Irani Storks ^utt  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) SI.00  One Year (in the United States)     1.5U  Address all communications to  The Grand Forks Sun,  Piionk 101 R Guano Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    C0LUM1MA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28,  1917  The operation of every railway system in  the United States during the period of the  war by the American vovernment, which was  announced from Washington yesterday, is undoubtedly the most stupendons industrial revolution the world has ever witnessed. But we  are living in an era \ylien when gigantic deeds  and undertakings are daily being performed,  and President Wilson's proclamation did not  create as much excitement as the news of the  wreck of a mail coach would have caused one  hundred years ago. We .simply .take it for  granted that these history-making things must  come as a natural sequence. On the success  of the government control of the transportation systems during the war will probably de,  pend.the complete'nationalization of the railways in the States after peace has been declared. This much has already Been hinted  at, and we make the confident prediction that  the American railways will never again come  under the management of prvate corporations. After the people learn of the benefits  to be-derived from public ownership of the  roads, they will not permit such a move short  of a revolution. ��������� c'  mu  lt is not very nice to be referred to as  tators and copyists, but in the matter of solv-  . ing the transportation problem of this country  we think that Premier Borden .could follow  President Wilson's lead without any loss of  dignity. Such a niov'e" "would be" "a just rebuke to the railways that are' now raising  freight and passenger rates. The Canadian  railways, practically built by the people in the  first place, are more arrogant than those in  any other part of the world. They dominate  legislatures and treat the people as vassals.  The majority of them have less conscience  than a highwayman. For the government to  take them over at a fair valuation would be  but an act of justice to the Canadian people.  It is not easy to see why tbe Socialists  should be opposed to the world war. It is  bringing the conditions which their tenets of  belief is supposed to embody into actual existence as rapidly as it possibly can.  The next local excitement will be the municipal election. The indications are that  there will be a contest this year, as there appears to be an element in the city desirous of  seeing "fresh blood" in the council next year.  What strength tliis element possesses has not  yet been ascertained.  The Sun wishes everybody in the world a  Happy New Year, excepting, of course, Kaiser  Wilhelm and the Sultan of Turkey and their  vassal kinglets.  The report of the minister of agriculture of  France, which shows a total cereal crop of less  than one-half of that for a normal year, emphasizes the necessity that' Canada should  strain every 'effort to provide food needed  overseas for the armies and the populations  behind the fighting lines. There is a large  deficit among all the cereals with the exception of barley. Despite very great efforts to  maintain production, the native wheat supply  of France is the poorest on record for the last  | tals (1 quintal = 220/46.lbs.), as compared with  ,86,919,050 quintals in 1913, 76,937,065 quintals in 1914,-60,6'30,200 quintals in 1915,  and  55,767,320 quintals in 1916. As,a consequence  of the greatly reduced production of food   on  the farms of France, the people-of the republic may have still further to reduce their con-  sumdtion of bread.    The  bread card system  has been adopted in Paris and the other large  centres and the amount of wheat fioui\ which  may legally be used in bread is limited to ' 80  per-cent. France has  already  made   tremendous sacrifices, and in this time of need is dependent more than ever before upon the people of North America for food.    The call has  come to us to ensure that so far as is possible  supplies will be forthcoming in.order that the  soldiers need not have their rations reduced below the efficiency minimum   and  that  thousr  ands of  women and  children ,may be saved  from  terrible  suffering and even from actual  starvation.    There are  available for the people of Canada  numerous 4 wholesome   substitutes for wheat flour.    Let us'remember that  the waste of even a spoonful of' flour  means  depriving our allies of food which is  urgently  needed  now and  which may be desperately  needed before the next harvest, unless we are  prepared to do bur utmost to reduce our own  consumption of wheat and. make  greater  use  than we are making at present of substitutes.  <T  V  We are showing a choice'Stock of goods- suitable for CHRISTMAS GIFTS.' You are cordially invited to come in and see our line.  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  ^s=  -J,  Selections from Arabian Poetry  On Avarice  How frail are riches and their joys?  Morn builds the heap which eve destroys:  Yet can they have one sure delight���������  The thought that we've employ'd them right.  What bliss can wealth afford to me  . ������ When life's1 last solemn hour I see,  When Mavia's sympathizing sighs  Will but auLtment my agonies?  Can hoarded gold dispel the gloom    ,  That death must shed around his tomb'?- ���������  Or cheer the.ghost which hovers there,  And fills with'shrieks the desert air?  ,    What boots it, Mavia,,in the grave,  Whether.! lov'd to waste of save?  The hand that millions now..cari grasp,"  In death uo more than mine shall clasp.  Were I ambitious to behold  Increasing stores of treasur'd gold,  Each tribe that roams the desert knows  I might be wealthy if J chose:���������  But other joys can gold impart,  Far other wishes warm the heart���������  Ne'er may 1 strive to swell the heap,  Till want and woe have ceas'd to weep.  With brow unalter'd I can see  The hour of wealth or poverty:  I've drunk from both the cups of fate,  ,   Nor this could sink, nor that elate.  With fortune blest, I.ne'er was found  To look with scorn on those around;  Nor for the loss of paltry ore,  Shall Hatem seem to Hatem poor.  ���������Hatem Tai.  Mrs-  Perkins  and the Food  Supply  "I see," said Mrs. Perkins, whose  incubrations appear in the Windsor  Magazine, "that Lord What's 'is-  name 'as been a-wrhing to the pa  pers to tell people to keep rabbits  and grow cabbages in their-back  yards to keep up the food supply of  the nation.  ��������� "I only 'ope 'e'll do it 'imself,  and I wish 'im joy. 1 don't want to  dash no 'opes, but I tried it myself  ic a 'um'ble way, you understand,  last summer.  ."I gave a pair of Perkins' boots  and fourpence for two small rabbits,  and that just left room in my gar  den for a dozen  sprouting  broccoli.  "For the first three weeks I  thought the . broccoli was going to  die of heart disease; but as soon as  they started tosit up and sprout the  rabbits broke out of their-hutch and  ate every blessed one up, and expired next day of internal combustion.  "All I got out of it was the rabbit  skins, which I will say make a  'andsorae necklet.  "When I wear it on Sundays I  'ear people saying, 'Fancy 'er buyin'  ihem expensive furs iu war time!'  "It's 'ard to".bear, but -1..reckon  I've done-my bit toward increasing  the food supply."  . - '  Pays for The ���������  Sun  for   an;  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary cou itry  V. I. PRIVATE DETECTIVE AGENCY'  -    310-11-12 Hibbcn-Bone Blcfo.,  VICTORIA  Day and Night Phone 3412.  Caprices of Fortune  Why should I blush that Fortune's frown  Dooms me life's humble paths to tread?  To live unheeded and unknowu?  To sink forgotten to the dead?  'Tis not the good, the wise, the brave,  That surest shine, or highest rise;  The feather sports upon the wave,  The pearl in ocean's cavern lies  Each lesser star that studs the sphere  Sparkles with undiminish'd light;  Dark and eclips'd alone appear  The lord of day, the queen of night.  ���������Shems Almaali Cabus.  The Sun, at $1.00 per year, gives its readers  three times more reading matter than any  other Boundary paper. This fact accounts  or the rapid increase in our circulation.  He Wanted to Be Honest  A congressman who sent free seeds  to a constituent iu a franked envelope on the corner of which were the  usual words, '"Penalty for private  use, S300/' - received, a few days  later,'says the Guide to. Nature, a  letter that read:  "I don't know what to-do about  those garden seeds you sent me. I  notice it is S30Q fine for private use.  I don't Want to use them for the  public. ��������� I want to' plant them in  my private garden. I can't afford to  pay 8300 for tbe privilege. Won't  you see if you can fix it so I can uee  them privately?"  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published 'Annually)''  Enables traders  throughout  the   world   to  communicate direct with Kuglish  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  In each class of goods. Besides being a complete commercial guide to London and Its  suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to"which they sail,  and'indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Pontal  Order for $5. .  Dealers seeking Agencies cun advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.  ������THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  ,7, Abehurch Lane," London, B.C.  THERE'S A REASON  Our prices are  moderate,   because we employ  competentwork-  ' men' who   have  mastered '   their-  trade, and we[do'  .have'.to' charge  for-the ''service"  ' of"  hunting] up  samples'ih specimen books. -  WE PRINT  Letterheads  Noteheads.  Billheads  Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting-cards  Posters  Dodgers  Shipping-tags  Menus  Ball programs  Wedding-in-  vitations  Price lists  ' Pamphlets  Circulars  And commercial  andsocietyrprint  ing of every description.  Besides being read by all the intelligent people of Grand  Forks, The  Sun goes to every  anch  home in  the Kettle and North Fork  valleys.    INfo other Boundary paper can  give  fifty years, amounting to only 39,482,160 quin-; advertisers this guarantee.  DAVIS BLOCK, BRIDGE AND SECOND STREETS  Try us for first quality Fresh and Cured  Meats, Lard, Compound, etc. Fish ana  Game in Season.  Support Youi Home Indurtry*  PHONE 58  J. J. SMITH, Proprietor  *i <r;  THE   SUN,   3BAND   FORKS,  ������. C.  Telephone Your  New Year Greetings  Wish your friends a Happy'T^ow Year!  Do it personally over the telephone !  There  is no  more  pleasaht   message'  than ofgoodwill'expressed verbally. You  think of your friends constantly, but do  you   always express your  kind thoughts.  in words?  ��������� Extend them New Year greetings over  the telephone. ' The farthcy . away they  are the more pleased will-they be to hear  your voice.   - ,.   - '  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  tells of her meeting with old King  Leopold of Belgium-in her interesting memoirs���������and George Ade contributes "The Fable'of the-Rise and  the Flight of the Winged Insect,"  another of his inimitable' Fables in  Slang."  Then, of course, the three vastly  interesting and absorbing serials are  continued���������Owen Johnson's "Virtuous Wives," "Camilla," by Elizabeth' Robins and "The Restless  Sex," by Robert W. Chambers.  TAKES OFF DANDRUFF,  HAIR STOPS FALLING  Save your Hair!    Get a small bottle  of Danderine right now���������Also  stops itching scalp.  A Lament  Should'Scotland's beverage he forgot,  An' never brought to min"?' ���������  -  Should bygone pleasures be forgot,.  And days o' auld lang syne?"     ���������   .*  For auld lang syne, my dear,  - For auld lang "syne,  '.' Let's conjure up a vanished jag,  For auld lang svue!  We twa hae rambled roun' the bars,   ���������  An' lapped ambrosia fine,  But twa per cent noo greets our een,   -  Sin auld lang syne.  -    .   ~For auld lang syne, my dear, -  -.<,'-'. .For auld lang syne,  LW l ���������  v   Let's dr'ap a gloomy tear or twa,  tiS.,. .-'   '   *'���������      For auld.lang syne.       ��������� ;  ���������In former-happy, happy days,  '.:"' .      -So hard to bring to min',  -  \ We-guzzled mony a blessful snort -   ,.  V-   '{0''.Scotland's superfine.   -   --  ���������.   ,    :'V'; For.'auld'lan������ syne, my dear,--.  '       -���������' ���������'     For auld'lang syne,"'  '  "  ' - "���������   Let's kill a prohibitionist-  ��������� '     For.auld lang syne.  The   times   hae   changed, my ancient  :      '.        frien'; "��������� /  They're neither mine nor thine,  For twa per cent was never.meant  ��������� To quench thy thirst nor mine.  For auld lang syne, my dear,  For auld lang syne,  We'll pledge our healths in Malted Milk,  For auid lang syne.    ���������Anon.  Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy  hair is' 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 itching of the scalp, which if  not remedied ^causes the hair root3 to  shrink, loosen" and' die���������then the hair  falls out fast. A little Danderine tonight���������now���������any timer-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 vou will just try a little Danderine.   Save your, hair!    Try it!  LJ'S  If Your Boy, Goes to the Front  He has twenty-nine chances of  coming borne to one chance of being  killed.  He has ninety-eight chances of  recovering from a wound to two  chances of dying.  He has only one chance in 500 of  losing a limb.  He will live five years longer be  cause of physical training;  He is freer from disease in the  army than in civil life.  He has better medical care at  the  front than at home.  .   In other wars from ten to  fifteen  men died from disease to one from  bullets.  In this war one man dies from disease to every ten from bullets.  December Cosmopolitan  December Cosmopolitan, now on  sale, will prove a mental stimulus  to those who -love good . literature.  Articles, serials and short stories by  the world's foremost writers, illustrated by the most brilliant artists  of our time���������are not only interesting and entertaining, but highly  in  i  spirational as -well;  ���������Fannie Hurst, with her charac-  istic skill, has- woven a beautiful  tale "of true and unselfish' love in  "On the Heights." . "The Other  Lobster,!' the first instalment of" a  twopartstory by. Gouverneur " Morris, is written in the customary fascinating manner "of this versatile  writer,,and Edith Macvahe offers- a  problem for deep and.serious diens-  sion in "For She Loved Him Much"  There is another enchanting Henry  the,Ninth story, by Samuel Mcrwin,  entitled "The Stimulant," and "In  Came a Fat Man," by George Randolph Chester,^the lOist story writ  ten around the characters of Wal-  lingford and Blackie Daw.  " Rex Reach reveals himself in the  new light of a humorist in "On the  Trail of the' Cowardly Cougar,"  which relates his and Fred Stone's  experiences when they went mountain lion hunting in the wilds of  northern Arizona. '  T "Some Axioms of War Work,"  the second of a series of brilliant  articles by Arnold B.ennett, which  will prove a real inspiration to the  women of this'country who are anxious to assist in war work.  Herbert Kaufman has written another sagacious article. "Stars, Not  Scars," while Ella Wheeler Wilcox  writes of "Knowledge" as only a  brilliantand gifted woman can.  Lillie Langtry.the famous beauty,  Preliminary steps have been   taken  to curtail the use of cane sugar in the  manufacture of candies.    Manufactur  ors have been informed of the  neces  sity   for   saving   such   sugar and are  "na'w endeavoring to adjust their  busi  ness to the requirements of the situation.  It will take virtually all the labor  of tbe country to do the work di  rectly or' indirectly needed for. the  armies. When you save you stop  setting up your personal demand lor  goods against the demand of the  government, and so release labor,  and you put yourself into a position  in which, by buying bonds or paying taxes, you can help the government pay for the labor so  released.  "The Canadians in France,"  A Great War Map  Canadian homes will no longer have  difficnlty ��������� in following the Canadian  troops in France. There has just been  issued a map of the European war  area that clearly shows every point of  interest that has been mentioned in  dispaches since the Canadian forces  first landed in France. It has been  made especially for the great Canadian weekly, the Family Herald and  Weekly Star of Montreal, and is a  credit indeed to Candian enterprise.  It is a marvel of detail and yet not  crowded. It is in four.colors and  about 2Jx3^feet and folded into - a  very'neat cover, about 5x10 inches.  -The map is surrounded by a border of  the- regimental badges and coat of  arras of nearly every battalion that  left Canada, from .Halifax to Vancouver. Every important point can  be recognized at once. That portion  of the map covering France is in a  soft color with names of towns and  battle scenes in black, easily recognizable. The map is endorsed by returned military experts as most complete aud accurate in detail. The map  could not be produced, except in such  large quantities as The Family Herald  will use, at less than two dollars a  copy, yet it .can be had absolutely  free with The Family Herald.  The publishers of The Family Herald and Weekly Star for several  months back have been fighting hard  against the necessity of increasing  their subscription rates; but eventu  ally had to come bo it like most other  papers. The increase, however, is a  mere trifle���������twenty five cents a year,  making their new rate SI.25���������and  with the year's subscription they will  include a copy of this great war map  free of charge. This is certainly a generous offer, and one that Canadians  will appreciate. Many expected a  much larger-increase in the subscription price of The Family Herald, and  are surprised at the small extra  amount charged.  The enormous circulation of The  Family. Herald arid Weekly Star  should he still greater when this offer  becomes known.  PSCTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING ~  Furniture  Made   to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds. N  Upholstering Neatly Done.  R.C.McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVBNUP  END STOMACH TROUBLE,  GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  "Pape's Diapepsin" makes sick, sour,  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-ceDt case of Pape's Diapepsin  from any drug store 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.  You can not reach The Sun'p  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  ?!  rAUl  Tl  Isnt the news of your  store something like the  nsws 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 adver-  tise?  Your customers are shopping   every   week.    Aren't  you losing   many   of them  the weeks you  do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store ��������� it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOL VE��������� To use news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it is in The Grand  Forks Sun.  I  d$ ������<--i r������j^t���������*tm������)i4tiiJtL**i'+^!r������*~l������1ar (*._1a1m  K?���������!?!!?!^  e^k^:^  ?<i:  <i:  THf .;SUN.  GRAND   EORKS,   B. C.  tffe. WHITE IS KING  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy* a machine at which you have,  to sit in an. awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with. which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments bj)'.  cTVtiller C&b Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers'  IF YOUR CHILD IS CROSS,,  FEVERISH, CONSTIPATED  Look,  Mother!     If tongue Is coated,  cleanse little bowels with "California Syrup of Figs."  Friday   for  a   vacation   trip to the  coast cities,    nis son, William,   ac  companied him as far   as  Spokane,  going from there to Ottawa with the  intention of enlisting in the Canadi  an forces.  The Granby smelter  in   this city  treated some ore from Rossland dur  ing the temporary shutdown  of the  Trail plant.  OF THE CI  The Grand Forks Formers' institute at its annual meeting' elected  the following officers for the coming  year: President, H. W. Collins; vice  president, Charles Meggitt; secretary  treasurer, C. C. Heaven; directors,  E. F. Laws, Joe Beran, James Lit  tie and W. Carpenter. The retiring  Cecil Collins, a returned soldier, president gave a detailed account ol  arrived iu tbe city on Monday from the work of tbe idstitute during the  the convalescent hospital at Nanai past year. He said that much bene-  mo to spend the Christmas holidays fit had been derived by the farmers  with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.c H. 0f the valley from the progressive  W.Collins. .'course the   institnte   bad   pursued,  ."   ' and thanked his  associates  for  the  George Murray Jeft this week   lor       . . .    .        . .  to        ,,',,-,������������������     assistance  they had given him.  the coast,   where he   will   enlist in  the heavy artillery.  Mothers can rest easy after giving  "California 'Syrup of Pigs," because in  a few hours all the clogged-up waste,  sour bile and' fermenting food gently  moves out of the bowels, and you havo  a well, playful child again.  Sick children needn't be coaxed to  take this harmless "fruit 'laxative."  Millions of mothers keep it handy because .tliey 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 fpr babies, children of.  all ages and for grown-ups.  For largest selection, choicest designs  newest goods, go to  The secretary'of the Grand Forks  Farmers'institute has complied with  a request from the provincial department of agriculture, asking for a  list of members of tbe institute who  have joined theCanadian,expeditionary forces. -Among the names forwarded, three were those of men  killed in action,one died of wound-',  nine wounded and one invalided.  V  THE QUALITY  JEWELLERS  Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Wristlet Watches,  Parisian Ivory Dressing Table- ware, Silverware,  Cut Glass, Photo Frames, Brass and Silver Fern  Pots and Jardiniersin great variety at lowest prices  Aid.   P.'  H.    Harkness   has   returned  from   Vancouver, where  he  The local chapter of the Daughters of the Empire, at its last meeting, decided to forward $25 to the  sufferers from the Halifax   disaster.  ' J. T. Lawrence,, Wm". Liddicoat  and Tom liowen had exhibits at the  provincial ponltry 'show in Kam-  loops, and th'etbrpe exhibitors were  each successful in capturing- some  prizes. Messrs. Lawrence and Lid  dicoat were also prizewinners at Alberta's big. poultry show in Calgary.  Dr. Guy is spending the Christmas holidays at bis old home in  Osbawa, Ont.  ,.Pte. Dink Arnold, wpII known  he'rp, died in a German shell hole at  the Passchendaele battle.  Did Not Want to Disgrace the  " ,   Jackass  On a road in Belgium a German  officer met a boy leading a jackass,  and addressed him in heavy, jovial  'fashion, as follows:  "That's a fine jackass you have, my  son. What d,6 you call? .Albert, I  bet?" "  ' "Oh no, officer," the boy replied  quickly. "I think too highly of my  king."  . The German scowled and .said: "I  .hope you don't dare to call it Wil-  helm?" -      '  <;Oh no, officer. I-think too highly  of my jackass!"  Commence the New Year right and  read The Sun.    '    '   . '  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  10 CENT "CASCARETS"  FOR LIVER AND BOWELS  Cure    Slck\Headache,   Constipation,  Biliousness, Sour.Stomach, Bad  Breath���������Candy Cathartic.  submitted to a serious surgioal oper- Mayor   Acres   hag   aig0   received a  ation with successful results. . lcheqU(i for $25 from Robert Lawson  to be used  for  the   same   purpose.  , The Granby ��������� employees   at  Phoenix  The Seventh Day-Adventlsts  will  hold  a'  baptismal   service   in the  ,              .      ...        * . ���������   r   <w-n  n    ..      ,       ,        ,T       ���������     ; ,       have   subscribed   a   total of   86o0:  Bapnst church on JNew   Years day  ,,    ���������,                             ...              ,  J;                                 . the Phoenix city council  has  made  at 3 p.m. All welcomed. |     ,      ..       . ������nnr.        ,    .     ���������7  r            -  i a donation of ������200, and   the Worn  1 en's Patriotic society   of   that town  has   forwarded   $100  for the same  cause.  The  public  and   high schools in  this   city   will  reopen on Monday,  All pupils must be vac-,  January 7.  cinated.  Pastor C. E.   Wood   and  will move to Victoria  shortly  after  the beginning of the new year.  i    J. H. Ryley, barrister, visited his  ���������'family at Queens Bay   during  the  family Christmas holidays.  Forks    municipal  1918   contains 650  Miss Janet Munro, of the Trail  public school, spent her holiday va-.  cation at her parents home in this  city.    A. E. Melin, local Great Northern  W. F. Armstrong, manager of the agent, spent-the Christmas holidays  Big   Y   Orchard  company, left  on   with his family.in Portland.  The   Grand  voters'  list for  names.  Grand Forts9 Big Store  We are showing a most complete  range of acceptable  NEW YEAR'S GIFTS  In Men's and Boys' Wear.  Men's Ties, from 50c to $1.50. Men's Neck-Scarfs, Jjjl  to ,$3.50. Men's Fancy Erases, in fancy and assorted  boxes, 75c to $1.50. Men's Handkerchief, from 10c  to $1.50. Men's Smoking Jackets, Men's Dressing  Gowns, and many other-Gifs of a* similar nature.  BOYS  Boys' Ties, many kinds and colors. Boys' Handkerchiefs, fancy and colored. Boys' Mitts and Gloves, all  kinds. Boys' Mackinaw Coats, specially rjriced. We  carry most everything the boys require.  Grand Forks' Big Store  Pte. Jack White returned to  Greenwood la^t wpek from Franop,  where hp was wounded, having hpd  his left hand blown off   by a bomb  - Frank JETa vert v, who went to Vancouver a couple of wpeks ago to join  the^artillpry, is in a hospital-in that  city suffering from weak arches- of  the feet.  Miss May Gilpin, of tbe Trail  public school staff, spent the Christmas holidays with her parents in  this city.  1 YES! MAGICALLY! j  I CORNS LIFT OUT I  I        WITH FINGERS I  No odds how bad your liver, stomach  or bowels; how 'nrnch your head aches,  how miserable you are from, constipation-, indigestion, biliousness ana slug:  gish bowels���������you always get "relief with  iCascarets. 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:ccnt box from your druggist will keep your liver"and bowels  clean; "stomach,sweet and head clear for  months.    They'work while you sleep.  P. A.   Z,   PARE,   Proprietor  Yale' Hotel, First Stkekt  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and Good ���������  Horses at- All Hours  at ���������  '  the     "   ' '      * '    "���������  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Prtone 68 Second Street  IMPERIALWPARLOBS  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL    ~  res  ooaccos  All Loading Brands of Cigars-  .   'Soft Drinks.  W-   J. Meagfier, Prop  a  t *  4..������*.������.t������tta*ta..������*it<.O"0..s.>������..ti.c..0>������fHfli>0..t..o..a������it>.t>.������..������.-*  You simply say to the drug store  man, "Give me a quarter of an ounce  of freezone." This will cost very little  but is sufficient'to remove every hard  or soft corn from one's feet.  A few drops of this new ether compound applied directly upon a tender,  aching corn should relieve the soreness instantly, and soon the entire corn,  root and all, dries up and can be lifted  out with the fingers.  This new way to rid one's feet of  corns was introduced by a Cincinnati  man, Who says that, while freezone ia  sticky, it dries in a moment, and simply shrivels up the corn without inflaming or even irritating the surrounding tissue or skin.  -Don't let father die of Infection or  lockjaw from whittling at his corns,  but clip this out and. make him try it.  The Sun read is   read   by   everybody in the Kettle valley.  BOOT    R EPAl RIN G  TAICK  your   repuirs  to  V  Uoot,  Armson, nboo   ro  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHKHT CASH PRICES paid for old Stoves  untl   KuriRUS.    K. C.   Pocltlium,   bl'coihI-  liiuul Store.  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Office !  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  Tklephonks;  OKPIOK, KIIG Cfnof Cfrnnf  11 e wor \jm Esclusiyedpetialties  THE GOAL EVERBEARING APPLE-^The only everbearing  apple -in existence. A delicious all-the season fruit. Fine  trees, each : ; -. SI.00  THEVANDERPOOL RED APPLE���������The great export apple and  keeper.     Each   50c  THE OI.IENCO APPLE���������The best dessertapple.   Ench...-.  50c  THE YAKIMENE PEACH-APRICOT���������A remarkable combination of the apricot and peach.  Hardv. Each Si.00  THE VROOMAN FRANQUETTEWALNUT���������Produces food of  great nutritious value on a highly ornamental tree. Each Si.00  THE SOUVENIR EVERBEARING RASPBERRY���������The  greatest everbearer.    Hundred $14.00  Special Sample Offer*  We will send PREPAID to your nearest station next Spring one  of each of. these splendid trees and a dozen of Souvenir Raspberries on  receipt/of a So.00 bill, or CO D.',65.50. Orders should be placed NOW  for these or any other of our well known stock. We do not ship into the  interior in the Fall.  We issue a SEVENTY PAGE CATALOG of Fruit and Ornamental  Trees, etc., also an ARTISTIC ROSE CATALOG, These will be sent  on request, together with apretty colored calendar for'this month.  We have a vacancy for a full-time salesman, also for one  or  two  men  with spare time.  N.B.���������It is MOST*IMPORTANT that ORDERS be sent in AT  ONCE.    The stock must reserved NOW.  ^British C.olumbiaNurseries Co.,Ltd  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C.  Nurseries at Sardis.  JUST ISSUED���������Most Complete New War Map of Fight-  ���������*^ ' ing Area in Europe���������a marvel of detail;-of special in ���������  terest to Canadians; every point of interest easilv located;  size 2^x3������ feet, in four colors. Map is embellished with  Badges Representing all Canadian Batt������lions. FChcIi nuip  in cover of very neat design The very map Our Canudian  soldiers will endorse, and tho map that makes the war understood. Progress of armies easily 'followed. Con id not bo  produced under two dollars a copy.     It is  Free W'tli the Grand Forks Sun and The Family Herald* and  Weekly Star of Montreal  ~ Canada's Greatest and Best Weekly���������new subscription  price $1,25 a year���������every ���������home, in Canada should have it.  Don't be without a War Map���������without it, the war is a  mystery.  The Grand Forks Sun  The Family Herald and Weekly Star  and the War Map W&ml  '1  Ul  h  I  ������*"-        111  pi  \\  I  A1,  i  Hi

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