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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Feb 1, 1918

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 RFWW^ ili-s- f-(^���������X, l-l-l������**B*&' (M^MS* .������**������ 1**fcn*������^  ^?51>^  -Ay- ^  CD   t j  ������������������������-  bo  Kettle Valley Orchardisf  >  17TH TEAK���������No   .14  GRAND FORKS   B   C,"FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1918  $1.00 PER YEAR  A Slight Increase in Water  -Rates Recommended by  . Committee  Mayor Acres and Aid. Harkness  Mclrdle, .McCallum, McCabe, McDonald and Schnitter were' present  at the regular . bi-weekly meeting of  the city council on Monday evening-  The poundkeeper's report for  ,. 1917 showed that 39 cattle-and 36  horses horses had been impounded  . during the yean A few lawns and  gardens had been damaged by stock  ruuing .at' large. The report was  accepted.  . Chairman McCallum, of the finance committee, urged the various  committees' to prepare their estimates for the current year as soon  as soon as possible���������in time for the  next for tbe next meeting, if this  ; J-. could be done���������and to elimuiate all  unnecessary expenses.'  The water and light committee  recommended:  1. That the water rates be Si.50,  $1 95 and $2.25 per month, with a  discounrof 10 per cent-" for prompt'  payment, making the net rates  SI.35, $1.75 and:$2.00.  2. That the   water  on meters be  20c per 1000 gallons, and  that  me  ter| be installed where  deemed  advisable by the committee.  3. That a meter rental of 15c per  month be. charged on- all electric  heating and light meters.  i. That an automatic switch and  check valve be purchased and installed at the pump station as soon  as possible.  5. That a power meter be installed  at the pump station.     --'.;-  6. That the electrician be em  powered to take orders . for electric  cooking and heating appliances and  install same,"the appliances to be  furnished at cost by the city, but  no irons'or toasters or other small  appliances to be handled by the  city.  7. That the city clerk write the  Canadian Pacific Railway company  informing it  of   the  increase in Lhe  -price of electricity furnished the  city, and requesting the company to  meet the same.  Paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 were approved temporarily, until a bylaw  is brought in covering the subjects.  Action on the 5th and 6th clauses  was deferred until the next" meeting, and the 7th recommendation  was appoved.  While the 6th paragraph was under discussion, Aid. Schnitter expressed himself as being opposed to  the city entering into competition  with tbe local  hardware  merchants'!  On rhotion of  Aid.   McDonald  and  ; McCabe,   the   suggestion   was   ap-  i proved.    .The water and light  committee was also instructed   to  draft  .'a contrct with the South   Kootenay  Power company.  The chairman of the health and  relief cemmittee drew the attention  of the council to the recommendation of the food' controller regarding  the desirability of permitting citizens to keep pigs inside city limits  during the duration of the war.  The matter was discussed, the members of the council apparently favoring the proposition, under proper restrictions. The question- was  referred' to the health and relief  committee, with instructions to draft  rules and regulations governing the  keeping of pigs in the city.  Aid. McArdle reported that asup-  ply of coal had been purchased for  the. qity.hall.  Mayor Acres -reported that the  equipment "at the isolation hospital  had been fumigated, and he suggested that the same be stored in  the old West end school house.  The application for the rebate of  the water and light rates due on the  Lake property was referred to the  water and light committee.  Aid. Plarkness gave noticethat at  the next meeting be would ask leave  to introduce bylaws amending the  electric light rates bylaw-and the  water rates bylaw.  Resident- Engineer Reports  on Properties in This  District  -"��������� -  " is^Amertca 'Saving?  On   all   sides  oue  hears talk of  household economy,  and   thrift   in  every, aspect of our  daily life.    It  is interesting to   learn just   what is  being accomplished along these lines,  and  an  article . by  Lucy Oppen in  the February Good Aousekeeping is  particularly illuminating, She says:  .  "The fir.st factor which would lead  us to. expect an increase   is the  fact  .that home gardens.the increased use  of perishable foodstuffs, and the increased   amount   of   home'canning  contributed very materially   to   the.  kitcken refuse of 1917.   The second  factor, which would lead us  to   expect   an   increase  instead of  a decrease this year, is the fact .that   in  practically every   butcher  shop   in  the country, the scraps -of���������fat   and  bones, which were formerly   thrown  under the counter to be sold to  rendering companies, are  now   pushed  off to the customer.    Figures  from  tbe rendering companies which used  to buy these scraps  show   that   the  housewife   is   now doing  her own  rendering.  "Under these conditions, the report that the quantity of garbage  collected during the first nine  months of 1917' in eighty-one cities  showed a decrease.of 12 to 15 per  cent over tbe collections of 1916 is  nothing short of marvellous. Translated, this means that the housekeeper who used to put seven to  eight pounds of material into her  garbage pail every week has not  added a pound or two as  might  be  expected, on   account of her  larger  for the sale of electric heating and I use   of   perishable   foodstuffs and .fairly high-grade silver-lead ore over  Philip B. Freeland, residen t mining engineer, with   headquarters  in  this  city,   has made  the following  preliminary report  of  the  progress  of mining development in the Grand  Forks mining division  during   1917  to, the   provincial   department    of  mines.    The report  is included  in  Bulletin' No.   1, 1918,   Preliminary  Review and   Estimate  of   Mineral  Production for 1917, which has just  been published by the department:  The  greatest  activity   in  mining  development   iu   this  division' for  1917 was shown up the Granby river  (North fork of   Kettle  river),   prospects   which - have-  lain   idle for a  great many  years having   received  the attention  of  their  owners   and  some  of   the   old  workings cleaned  out and.samples taken.    The Union  mine   has   shipped   approximately  690 tons (dry) to tbe Granby   smelter at Grand Forks.  The Original, also up the  Granby  river, has shipped some 38 tons.  The owners of the Maple Leaf  claims, adjoining the Union on the  north, side,, have stripped off an area  on the surface about 200 feet wide,  from which a small amount of native copper intermingled with the  country rock was found. On driving  a tunnel about twenty feet into the  formation the native copper has disappeared, giving place to sulphides.  The owners have purchased a second  hand 50-ton furnace and intend to  smelt their own ores, thereby saving  transportation one way.  The Inland Mining company has  done a small amount.of development work on the Berlin claim, four  miles east of Paulson, and' have  shipped one carload of high-grade |  silver and gold ore. to the Grand  Forks smelter.  The   Molly   Gibson    mine  leased   by   the    company   to   two  Swedes, who   threw   up   their contract after a few weeks' work.  The lime quarries at Fife have  been shipping fairly regularly to the  Trail smelter for a 11 ux, no estimate  of the tonnage having been received  up to date.  Waterloo Claim, Lightning Peak.  ���������This claim is being developed  undea difficulties owing to a lack of  transportation. A few hundred  pounds of high-grade silver ore has  been packed out on horses to Edge-  wood, on the Arrow lakes, a distance of approximately thirty miles  ovf-r the trail.  West Fork.���������This claim has   also  shipped a few hundred   pounds   of  Emma.���������About 36,102 tons of  ore has been mined and shipped  from this mine to the Trail smelter.  This ore carries gold, silver, and  copper values, and also a fairly high  percentage of iron. The mine is not  in operation at this date, December  12th, owing to the strike at Trail.  THE FAILURE OF  THE RAILROADS  OQKE WINS  MILITMIH  Son of Well Known  Fruit  Rancher Wins Honors    -  on Battlefield  The   railroads   have only .themselves to thank for tbe loss of private  ownership; this is the conclusion of  Bradford Merrill, after careful study  of the records, which he makes public in the article,  "Railroads Themselves   Prove'���������"   in  the   February  number of Hearst's Magazine.  Public ownership has become   necessary  because   the   public has   been systematically aud for many years deceived and cheated   out of   its just  dues.    High    finances    sometimes  seems too complicated  to be readily  understood, but  Mr. Merrill  brings  out with  a clearness which can not  | be withstood the sensational story  of the rise of the New York  Central  lines to power,and the means which  were taken to get every possible con  cessiou from the state, while seeing  that the public never got the benefit  of their success. The story roads like  a novel of Big Business, or, with  a  change of details, like the' depredations  of   the  robber   barons of the  middle ages who held the_ high ways  and;exacted toll from every one who  passed.    How money was borrowed  from   the   state  and  never repaid,  how railroads which   never  existed  off of paper were capitalized at large  figures,    how   surplus   profits were  turned into this  over-capitalization,  and how,i.iifter all this, the railroads  have put up  a cry of a need for increase in rates which   would   put a  burden of 8400,000,000 on   the  nation's cost of living,   is   a   startling  revelation   which   the   public   has  been   sorely   needing,   and   which  clearly explains the reisbn why  the  railroads have forfeited  their   right  to   the   unquestioning trust of  the  public to whom   they  acknowledge  no obligations. This question of government   ownership   is  one of the  most, important in  our present do  mestic affairs, and it is one   which  was'no one, after reading   Mr.   Merrill's  article   iu   Hearst's for  February,  can fail to understand.  Pte. T. G. Rooke, son of Mr. and  Mrs James Rooke, of this city, has,  according to recent advices received  here from England, been awarded'  the military medal for conspicuous  services in a recent battle in Fian-  "ders, in which the Canadian - troops  fully upheld the laurels won by  their compatriots during the early  stages of the war. In the action in  which he distinguished himself,  Pte. Rooke received shrapnel wounds  in his leirt arm which are reported  to be of a serious nature. He is now  in a hospital in England.  A general invitation   is extended  to   ranchers,   their    wives,      their  friends, and their cousins  and their  "aunts to attend an "at home" to   be  held in the Davis hall on   Wednesday evening, February   6, under the  auspices of the Grand   Forks Farmers' Institute.   A good musical program has been arranged, and   cards  and refreshments .will  also  contribute to the   enjoyment   of   theocon-  sion. The committee will be pleased  to receive baskets at the hall.  ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING-  cooking stoves. Tbe chairman of  the water and light committee, and  the other aldermen who favored the  clause, maintained that   the  object  butcher's scraps. Instead she has  actually withheld one pound out of  every seven or eight which used to  go into the can,  and   has  exercised  in selling the stoves at cost was to j her culinary skill to put it into the  get them into general  use  in order j soup kettle or baking-pan."  to sell more power.  The  mayor   suggested   that   the  matter of the increased cost for elec-  the same trail a3 tbe Waterloo.  B. C.���������This old property has been  leased by the Canada Copper corporation, of Greenwood, to A. Lu-  ciani, of Phoenix. About 609 tons  of second grade copper ore has been  shipped.  Oro   Denoio.���������This    mine     has  The Queen's Mistake  To a hospital for wounded soldiers  the queen of England recently sent  an exceptionally beautiful bouquet  that had been presented to her. The  inmates received the gift with much  pleasure, and to show their appreciation of her majesty's kindness,  and to prove that the flowers had  arrived safely, they commissioned  one of their number to stand at the  gate the following morning wheti  the queen passed.  The result was a tremendous surprise, Queen Mary, seated in her  car, saw the soldier standing  at the gate, bouquet in hand, and  assuming that he wished to present  it to her, she had the car stopped.  As the soldier exhibited the bouquet, the queen took it in her hand,  remaked upon its beauty, calmly  appropriated it, and gave orders for  the car to go on.  The soldier stared in   amazement.  An organ  and  piauoforie recital  wil1   De   given   at   the    Methodist shipped about 243 tons of low-grade  trie power be referred to  the Union, church on Sunday evening   from   7  ore carrying K0lcl, silver, and copper j Then, recovering bis speech, he said,  ol British Columbia Municipalities, p.m. to 7:30 p.m. by George Brain,   values. ' -Wdl, she'd pinched 'em'"  The   annual   meeting   of    Holy  Trinity church was held last Friday.  There was a large attendance of the  congregation to hear the  reports  of  the  different   departments   of   the  church.    Rev. P. C.  Hayman   presided over the gathering. The financial   report  of  the church, read by  the   people's   warden,   rhovved that  much work had been accomplished  during   the   year.    Mr3.   W. K. C.  Manly read the report cf the  Woman's Auxiliary, which   now   has   a  surplus in the bank. Rev.  Hayman  reported   on   behalf of tho  Sunday  school, the attendance having   been  most satisfactory.    The finances  of  the school also made a  good  showing.    The election of officers  resulted as follows: People's warden,Geo.  Staufield;   rector's   warden,  II.   J.  Marks; church   committee,   F. It. S.  Barlee, Jeff Davis, C. C. Heaven, U.  A. S. Atwood, H. L. Mackenzie,  F.  'O. Troutt, Geo.  Armson,   Rev.   St.  Geo. Smythe and J.   D.   Campbell;  vestry clerk, J.  T.   Simmons; auditors, G. A. Sp nk   and  Jeff   Davis.  11.   L. Mackenzie   and   Jeff   Davis  were elected delegates to the  synod,  and   Messrs.   Atwood  and  Pleaven  alternates. The several departments  were tendered a vote of   thanks  for  the work accomplish eel   during  the  year just closed.  The pastor will conduct the services at the Methodist church on  Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  A hearty welcome is extended to all.  WIMWIfH/mMHlMltfMM  smra  in MUMTTTiffrall j^^Mttiw l Wfttilfli^^wOff^Wfffii  ���������mmimm&mmmwammstkiwaMaittwiamrm THEvS.UH,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  , severalyears  past, but , the  proposed rates,  .which can by no means.be considered burdensome, should at least enable, it to pay its own  wav.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain)...... .....SI.00 ;  Ono Year (in the United States)  .....\   1.50  Address all communications to  The GitAND Forks Sun,  Phonic 101R ,        G hand Fokks, B.C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET:  FRIDAY, --FEBRUARY 1,' 1918'  The  remark  is  frequently   made  that the  city of Grand Forks is making too big a profit  out  of its electric lighting plant, and that it  should throw in the meters  to  consumers  as  good measure.   This point is not well  taken,  and the remark is usually made by persons who  are not conversant with the city's finances.  Ill  going over some figures with the city clerk the  other day, it was demonstrated to The Sun man  that the  lighting  system,  instead  of having  been a big revenue producer during the  past  few years, actually showed a deficit when depreciation of plant and interest on the investment   was   charged  against  it.    But at the  present moment it is. not our intention to deal  the system as whole.    The council propses to  levy  a  rental   of 1.5  cents   per   month   for  electric  light  meters, and it is in connection  with this phase of the question that  we  wish  to submit a few figures.    The meters cost, f.o.  b. Vancouver, $10.35; there is  a government  inspection fee (good for five years) of 60 cents,  and the  express charge from  Vancouver  to  Grand  Forks  is $1.00, making  the total cost  of each  meter  laid down in this city $11.95.  Add to this   $1.00  for  installation, including  wire loop from the pole, and we have an actual cash outlay by the city of $12.95.    Interest  on tho investment for five ysavs at 7 per cent  $4.55: cost of government inspections at  end  of five years 90 cents, brings the actual cost of  .each meter at the end of five years  to $18.40,  and this sum allows nothing for depreciation  of the meter.    The maintenance costs of the  meter'per year are: Inspection fees, 30 cents:  depreciation and repairs, 50  cent; interest on  investment, 90 cents, making a total  of $1.70  per year.    The   meter   rent, at 15  cents per  month, amounts to SI.80 per year, giving, the  city a yearly profit of but 10 cents per meter.  In view of these.facts, it -'s not likely that the  ratepayers will offer any serious objections to  the proposed meter rental price, as long as the  council observes due economy in the expenditure of the city's funds.  The food situation in the allied countries of  western Europe is graver than it.has been at  any time since the beginning of the war. Information has been recejved by the food controller which shows that the utmost effort  must be made to increase spring acreage and  to secure a much larger production of bread  grains in 1918 than was done in 1918. Mr.  Hoover has already pointed -put that if ships  have to be sent.to more distant countries to  carry food stuff to Europe; fewer ships will  be available to carry, soldiers and supplies  from this continent, with the result that the  continued participation of Canada and the  United States in the war will be greatly hampered. The situation has been thoroughly  canvassed, and among those who have studied  it there is unanimous agreement that the only  solution of the food problem is greater production in North America. In . this connection itis especially important that the spring-  acreage sown in ^ bread grains should be. as  large as it can possibly be made. Every person who can possibly produce food must do  so, no matter how small his or her contribution --may be. Those who con not produce-  food, can at least conserve it. The "utmost  economy is imperative.. The situation today is  critical and the world is rapidly approaching  that condition when price' will not be the most  important question, but when even the people  of Canada may be glad to eat any food which  they can obtain. The successful prosecution  of the war by the allies will depend to a very  large degree upon the extent of the food production and food conservation this, year by  the people of North America. Baron Rhondda  in a recent message says: "The food position  in this country and, I understand, in France  also, can without exageration  be described as  r  Wo have  some excel  entry good values in watches for boys.  They are good time keepers and made  strong enough-to be boy-proof. Call and  and see them. ,   .     .  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  o LY-fl. wa.*yfl.WAiVJWi--'| GRAND PORKS, B. G.  ^=  -J  French Comments on  American Soldiers  When the American troops first  inarched through the streets of Paris,  says a writer in Everybody's -Magazine, there were niany comments made  uuon their appearance. A great many  times the French said, "Oh, ils sout  fameux!1'���������"They're fine!" And sev-  eral times came the com merit, "How  tall and thin they are!" Once or twice,  with a hearty emphasis, almost of admiration, "Heavens, how ugly they  are!" and ] didn't realize until I saw  them there together how the Lincoln  type of powerful, rawboned, sincere  ugliness has persisted in many Americans.  One working woman kept saying,  '"It makes me want to cry when I see  their flag here," and an old man said,  "I hope there is a German spy on  every street corner." Another woman,  jumping up and down in excitement,,  exclaimed, ''Oh, 1 am so glad I am  going to see them! I never saw an  Anierican'in my life."  But the pleasantest remark of a  was passed by a middle aged woman  who said, after she had seen the United States soldiers, "Every time I see  tho American (lag it makes me think,  '.No, tiie Germans were wrong. Ideals  are the realest things there are.' "  Pays for The  Sun for an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary country..  V. I. PRIVATE DETECTIVE AGENCY  209'Mctropolitan Bldg., Vancouver  Day Phone: Seymour 4462  Ni(jht Phone: Fairmont 3016  "  Head Office:  3J2 Hiwbcn-Bonc.Bldji.,  VICTORIA, B. C.     Phone 3412  critical and anxious. I am npw unable to  avoid, compulsory regulation. I fear it will  have to come, with .long queries of people  awaiting in the severe weather, in practically  every town in England, for the daily necessaries of life."  A paragraph for the nearsighted. One of  the most competent experts in ophthalmology  calls attention to the fact that those nearsighted persons who take off their glasses to  read or to do any near work thereby increase  the convexity of the eye lens, which is the  cause of nearsightedness,'and thus gradually  create a need for glasses of greater power. He  advises them to wear their glasses all the time,  and to use them both for near and for distant  The increase in the price of power charged work,  the city by the South Kootenay power company will amount to S.3000 per year. The increase the council proposes to meet by raisin <T  the water rates so that,they will bring in ^2000  per year more than they have heretofore, and  by decreasing the general expenditures of the  city 81000.. The proposed rates are ������1.50,  $1.95 and 62.25. With the 10 per cent discount they are reduced to 61.05, 61.75 and 62.  This makes Grand Forks' lowest rate 81.0.20  per year. This price is not exorbitant when  compared with other cities. Trail, with a gravity system, pays 318 for dwellings and 81:} for  baths;   Phoenix,   pumping   system, 81.0.20 per      In this war one man dies from  disease   to-Pvery   ten  dwelling; Rossland, gravity, #24 per dwelling, i from hnlle ts������. ..In other wnrs from ten   to   fifteen  men  812 bath; Kevelstoke, gravity, $18   per dwell-!died from disease to one from bullets.  ing, 83   bath;  Salmon Arm, gravity, ������18  per  dwelling; Merritt, pumping, Sis per dwelling;  Michel, gravity, 8.18 per dwelling  Kamloons ' , The ?1111' at ^L0������ Pel7ea1"' 8'ivesits ^ers  ^v>^��������� sio^���������,i,���������/ir i    ������       i  ,.    l     three times  more  reading matter  than  any  pumping, 8.1.8 per dwelling and upward- Grpon-! ~������.i       t>       i t, ���������    (,   , /  1      \    to      ./ ��������������� l   dlu> VJI(-cn   other  Boundary  paper.    I his  fact  accounts  wood,   gravity,   S12  to  ������18 per dwelling, 80 for the rapid increase in our circulation.  bath;   Fernie,   gravity,   818 and upward per j.    dwelling, 89 bath; Cranbrook, gravity, 818 per!  dwelling,   89  bath;  Arrowhead,   gravity, 624I    ^esicles being read by all the intelligent peo-  "    pie  of Grand  Forks, The  Sun goes to every  anch  alleys,    in o other  Jiounoary papei  !f Your Boy Goes to the Front  He has twenty-nine chances of  coining home 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 because 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.  THE  The world has known that John Howard  Payne, who wrote "Home, Sweet Home," was  himself a man without a home, but few people  have understood how completely alone in the  world he was. Only a few months ago, sixty-  four years- after his death, was the United  States government able to find a collateral heir  to whom it could pay the 8205 that was due  him from his salary as consul at Tunis, the  post that he occupied when he died.  (Published Annually)  Knalilos traders   throughout   the'-world   to  .communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of poods.. Besides being n complete commercial {ruide 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 anil Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will he forwarded", freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orhirgcr advertisements from $15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, AbttliuTwh. Lane, London, E.C.  THERE'S A REASON  Our prices arc  moderate, because wc employ  competentwork-  men who have  mastered their  trade, and we'do  .have -to���������������������������������������������charge-  for the "service"  of hunting up  samples^in specimen ��������� books.  WE'PRINT  . Letterheads  Noteheads  Billheads ;  Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting cards  Posters  .Dodgers  Shippingtags  Menus  Ball programs  Wedding'in-  vitations_  f   Price lists  Pamphlets  Circulars  And commercial  and socicty:-print  of every de-  ption.   ;  ftA  ,et us  quote  prices.  iOI  per-dwelling;  Chilliwack,  gravity,   S12   ,,���������,. l������e  or uranu   x'oi-ks, me  oungoesto eyerv  i���������.������ii;���������������     Tim pMn,i i/' l i       " ,     v! ranch  home in   the  Kettle and North hovk  dwelling.    Ihe (jrrancl J'orks waterworks <](>-      ^^ -\r     ti       T>       i  ������,   .       .    ��������� . > <������^i wuiKh uc- valleys.    No other  Boundary paper can  give  partment has   been  a losing proposition for advertisers this guarantee  FIMTT  el  DAVIS BLOCK, BRIDGE AND SECOND ST8I3BTS  Try us for first quality Fresh and Cured  Meats, Lard, Compound, etc. Fish ana  Game in Season.  Support Youi Home InduFtrjJ  PHONE 58  J. J. SMITH, Proprietor  lumft���������jgiiwMuawj  ���������a  mnsa  immmm  mornm ���������4-?*J!<������MM'Wtftl> >!  "^  / 0  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  r  ft  I*  elep  nstantaneous  Sound travels at the rate of 1070 feet per  second; the voice when telephoning travels  at the rate of .15,000 miles per second.  Think of it! ��������� The reason sound'travels  faster by telephone is because it is accelerated by electricity���������not very much, but  enough for the purpose.  So you see the telephone is the quickest���������the surest to send, the quickest to  reach the ear you seek, and the easiest to  bring the answer back. From anpwhere,  too.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  Women ought to have part time  jobs, according to a college professor;  devoting the rest of their time to raising families. A good, practical suggestion. Caring for.a family .occupies  not more than, say, fifteen hours of  a woman's day. She could get a part-  time job for some of-the .hours she" now  devotes foolishly to sleep.���������-Puck.  People who go through tiie world  in the quest of happiness lose sight of  the fact that happiness may be homemade.  THICK, GLOSSY HAIR  FREE FROM DANDRUFF  Girls! Try it! Hair gets soft, fluffy and  beautiful���������Get a small bottle  of Danderine. ,  Wellington's CooHness  ��������� A story is told that shows the  Ouke of Wellington's characteristic  coolness in battle. Even in the hottest engagements he sometimes  fouud time to make humorous observations, especially when it seemed  to raise the spirits of his men. This  was the case when the British were  sti raring Badajnz,  The general rode up while the  bulls were falling thickly and, observing an artilleryman who was^  particularly active, inquired the  man's name, lie was answered,  "Taylor."  "A   very   good   name, , too,"  remarked Wellington.  "Cheer up, my  . men, our Taylor will soon   make   a  pair of breaches in the wall!"  At this sally the men  forgot  the  danger. A burst of   laughter   broke  from   them,   and the   next  charge I  carried the fortress.  was entraged otie night  in   writing   a  letter in a humble abode where he had  obtained accommodation.   The gutter  ing   candles   annoyed   him,  and   he  called out:  "Mrs. McPherson, can you get me  a pair of snuffers'?"  A pair o' snuffers?" repeated Mrs.  McPherson, somewhat bewildered.  "Weel, I'lldae my best."  In a few minutes there was a com  motion outside. Two stalwart figures  shuffled in,' followed by Mrs. McPherson.   .  "This is Donald McDougall," she  said, l'aud this is Dougall McDon  aid. I dinna ken what ye want  wi' them; but I'm thinkin' the twa o'  them tak' mair snuff than any ither  twa in the parish."  If you care for heavy hair-that glistens with beauty and is radiant with  life; litis an incomparable softness and  is fluffy and lustrous, try Danderine.  Just one application doubles the  beauty of your hair, besides it immediately "dissolves every particle: of  ������������������landniff. You can not 'nave nice heavy,'  healthy hair if you have dandruff. This  destructive scurf robs the hair of its  lustre, its strength and its very life,  and if not overcome it produces a Jever-  ishncs3 and itching of the scalp; the  hair roots famish, loosen and die; then  the It air falls out fast. Surely get a  small- bottle of Knowlton's danderine  from any drug store and just try it.  A Rude Princess  An anecdote from the anonymous  book, Russian Court Memories, con  cents the ex-czar's daughter;?, the  Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiaua.  One windy day when the two little  girls were driving through the streets  of Petrograd a crowd of people  recognized the ��������� imperial equipage,  and the grand ducEres'es," Holding on  their hats with both hands, bowed  right and left, as they had been  laught to do,in answer to the salutes  they received.  At first the Grand Duchess Tati-  ana was amused, and she bowed  and laughed and looked delighted;  but after a while she grew tired and,  looked cross, bobbing her head like I  a Chinese mandarin, until at last  she gave it up, dropped her hands  and put out her tongue at the bowing crowd.  This childish outbreak was received with a roar of laughter and  the exclamatiou, "Just like our own  children!"  Why We Are AH Afraid  Nearly every one of U9 has some  peculiar fear���������something which continually grips us and keeps us in  dread. Some fear thunderstorm?,  some are afraid to meet people���������  there are a hundred and one other  phases.  It is possible to banish these fears  by a process now known as psychoanalysis. This is rather a fearful  name in itself. But H. Addingtou  Bruce in the Eebruary Harper's Bazar, shows that psycho-analysis is  nothing but a common sense way of  ridding people of their fears.  Mo Keason Why He Should  A man from the north of England  was spending a few days in London  with a friend and, after a busy morning of sight-seeingr the Londoner took  him to a large restaurant ot noon,  thinking that lunching there would  be a novel experience for the  countryman. The visitor appeared to  enjay the luncheon, but he kept looking-anxiously toward the door.  "What are you watching?" asked  his friend.  "Well," was the quiet reply, "Aa's  keeping an eye on ma topcoat*''  "Oh, don't brother about that,"  said the other. "You don't see me  watching mine. "���������  ''No," observed the visitor, "thoo  has tio caal to watch. It's ten minutes sin thine went."  An organ and pianoforie recital  will be given at the Methodist  church on Sunday evening from 7  p.m. to 7:30 p.m. by George Brean.  A Pair of Snuffers  A gentleman who  was   passing  his j  "The Canadians in France,"  A Great War Map  Canadian homes will no longer have  diflicnlty 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 2^x8������"feet and folded into a  very neat cover, about 5xlU inches.  The mapjs surrounded by a border-of  the regimental badges and coat of  arms 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 to it like most other  papers. The increase,- however, is a  mere trifle���������twenty five cents a year,  making their new rate $1.25���������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 and Weekly Star  should be still greater when this offer  becomes known.  SOUR, ACID" STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  "Pape's Diapepsin" neutralizes excessive acid  in stomach, relieving  dyspepsia, heartburn and  distress at once.  inuriR  PICTURES  nol it  *y  in  tho  Scottish  Highlands i  AND PICTURE FRAMING   .  Furniture  Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.   '  Upholstering Neatly Done.  RC.McCUTCHEON  VVINMIPBG AVBSUF  Time it! In five minutes all stomach distress, due to acidity, will go.  No indigestion, heartburn, sourness or  belching of gas or eructations of undigested food, no dizziness, bloating, foul  breath or headache.  Pape's Diapepsin is noted for its  speed in regulating upset stomachs.  It is the surest, quickest stomach sweetener in the whole world, and besides it  is harmless. Put an end to stomach  distress at once by getting a'large fifty-  cent 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 fermentation du������ *o  excessive acids in stomach.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous rentiers except through  the columns of The Sun.  Isn't the news of _ your  store something like the  nsws of the whole city?  There is news, every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeics more than others ���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't  there something to advertise? ���������  Your customers are shopping   every   week.    Aren't  you losing   many   of  them  the weeks you do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store ��������� it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it is in The Grand  Forks Sun. 'THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have .one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by  Complete Home Furnishers  GIVE "SYBUP OF PIGS"  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  Delicious "Fruit Laxative" can't harm  tender little'Stomach, Liverj  and Bowels.  officers for the'ensuing year: C.C,  Klaus Scheer; V C, Rev, P. C. Hayman; prelate, F. 0. Troutt; M. of  W., R. E. Jennej K. of R. and S.,  R. J. Gardner; M. of F., Carl Holm;  M. of E , Nels Setterlund; M. at A ,  Klaus de Ruiter; I.G., Sam Siddall;  0 G , A. J. Anderson. Messrs. Gard  ner and Anderson were elected representatives to the grand lodge.  Look at the tongue, mother! If  coated, you/ littlo one's stomach, liver  and bowels need cleansing at once.  When peevish, cross, listless, doesn't  sleep,, eat or act naturally, or is feverish,, stomach sour, breath bad; has sore  throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give a  teaspoonful of "California Syrup of  Figs," 'and in a few hours all the foul,  constipated waste, undigested food and  sour bile gently moves out of its little  bowels without griping, and you havo a  well, playful, child again. Ask your  druggist for a bottle of "California  Syrup of Figs," which contains full  directions for babies, children of all ages  and for grown-ups.  The ice carnival at the rink last  Friday night attracted a large crowd  and proved a success. The costumes  were fully equal to those seen here  at former carnivals.  "Quality Jewellers"  Specialty:   Fine Watdh Repairs.  Grand Forks and Danville played  a tie game of hookey at tbe local  rink on Saturday night.  M Iff':  The Red Cross executive desires  to thank the following donors for  contributions to the funds of the  society: The Pythian Sisters for a  donation of $10.75, being part of  the proceeds of their progressive  whist party held recently���������a similar  amount went to the Junior 1.0.  D.E.; W. S. Miller, of the Emma  mine, for a cheque for S77,contributed by the employees and divided  between the Red Cross and the Patriotic Fund; Mrs. J. H. Ryley for  the handsome crocheted yoke, worked  by herself, which realized 812.50  when rallied, and was won by Miss  Myrtle Spraggett.  .About 25,000 feet of lumber is  being cut daily at present by the  Grand Forks Lumber company at  its Lynch creek mill. The company  employs Sixty men in the woods and  to operate-'the plant, which is modern in every respect, including a  planing mill.  "Stanley Todhunter, who was married to Miss Donnan- a short lime  ago, visited in the city a few days  last week prior to going toVancouver  to enlist.  J     P. B. Freeland,   resident  mining  'engineer, is in   Victoria,   where   be  will remain for a couple of  months.  j  i He ��������� is engaged in the minister of  j mines'ollice compiling reports of  j work done in the district last year  laud outlining plans for the current  year.  Before leaving for the coast to enlist, a number of the members of  the Odd Fellows' lodge presented  Archie Scott with a A'rist watch.  The Rebekah lodge, of which order  he was an active member, also  presented him with a military watch  chain.  "Oh,,Gertie," a two-act musical  omedy, presented at the local play  house last night by home talent, attracted a large audience. Those who  witnessed the production expressed  themselves as highly pleased at the  able manner in which the play was  rendered. The persons taking part  in the program gave a creditable  rendition of the characters they impersonated, and the promoters of the  enterprite have no reason to feel  ashamed of the degree of success attained by the performance.  In the police .court on Tuesday,  Japanese Mary was sentenced to six  months in jail for selling liquor to  lumberjacks.  Let us be thankful.for the many  blessings showered on us this, winter. Tbe cold snap this was short  and snappy.  Mr. and Mrs. G.   B!   Garrett  left  on Saturday for a two months' yaca  tion trip to California.  The Knights of Pythias  at   their  last meeting installed   the following  N. L. Mclnnes' rink, composed  of A. S. McKim, R. L. Hodgson  and C. A. S. Atwood, is attending  the bonspiel in Rosslad this week.  The rink has been victorious in a  number of games.  Glen Manly, Carson McLeod,   W.  Soresby and Charles McArthur, who  are training with the  Royal   flying  corps at Deseronto, have  been  pro  moted to the senior cadet corps.  The boys of the C.S.E.T. purpose  holding a father and son banquet at  6:30 p.m. on Monday next.  B  Grand Forks' Big Store  We are showing a most complete  range of  SEASONABLE GOODS  In Men's and Boys' Wear.  Men's Ties, from 50c to $!.;;(). Men's Neck Scarfs,  #1.  to .$3.50.    Men's Fancy Brasses, in  fancy  and assorted  boxes, 75c  to $1.50.    Men's Handkerchief,   from   10c  to  $1.50.    Men's  Smoking Jackets,   Men's Drcssin  Gowns, and many other Gif's of a similar nature.  BOYS  Boys'Ties, many kinds and colors. Boys' Handkerchiefs, fancy and colored. Boys' Mitts and Gloves, all  kinds. Boys' MackinaAV Coats, specially priced. We  carry most everything the boys require.  Grand! Forts* Bto Store  ������g"  MEUOROLGGSCAL    ._  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  Jan.   25 ���������Friday    34 13  26���������Saturday   .... 25 H  27���������Sund-iy  28 17  ���������    -2S���������Monday  35 19  29���������Tuesday...:������������������ 31 23  30���������Wednesday-ft- 16 6  31-Thursday....:   3       -13  Inches  Snowfall.........    _l;S  4        ���������       . ,   \  r With the Fingers J     I  I  Says Corns Li ft Out !  I     Without Any Pain I  i ������������������ ������������������ ������������������-������������������ *  ' Sore corns, hard corns, soft corns or  any kind of a . corn can shortly be  lifted right out with the fingers if you  will apply directly upon the corn-a few-  drops of freezone, says a Cincinnati  authority.  It is claimed that at small.coat one.,  can get a quarter of an ounce oMreez-  one at any drug store, which Is. :suffl-  cient to rid one's feet of every corn  or callus without pain or soreness or  the danger of infection.  This new drug is an ether compound,  and while sticky, dries the moment it  is applied and does not inflame or even  irritate the surrounding tissue.'  This announcement will interest  many women here, for it is said that  the present high-heel footwear is putting corns on practically every  woman's feet.  '   The Suti read is   rend   by  everybody in. the Kettle valley.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKK   your   repairs  to   Armsqn, sboe   re  Uiiol.  puirer.    Tho   Hill).    Look  for tlifc   Hij;  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHKST CASH PKICKS paid for old Stoves  and    Itiuigwii.    J2. C.  I'eeUImm,   Second,  hand Store  CIH BAGGAGE AfVD TRANSFER  FOR SALE  OFFICE !  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Tklkpiionks;  Officii, Kflfi pfnof Cfrppt  IlANSH.V'.S Ri:si0ENCK.K.'J8 ,,,������J' ������������ ������D1  The Wonders of Cookery  - A' now pupil at the cooking school  sat at the instructor's desk copying  receipts from cards, She w'rote busily  for some time and then approached a  fellow student and asked wdnderingly:  -- "Do sve havo to have all these  things to make a fruit punch?"  Her card read:  "Fruit 'Punch���������2 lbs. powdered  sugar, 12 lemons, nutmegs, paprika,  tarragon vinegar, two heads of lettuce,  raisins, buttermilk."  ��������� It appeared that she had copied-the  teacher's grocery memorandum for the  next day.  '' CASCARETS'' WORK  WHILE YOU SLEEP  Yale Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  P. A,   Z,,PARE,   Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Strekt .  For   Sick   Headache,  Soup   Stomach,  Sluggish  Liver and Bowels���������  Take Cascarets tonight.  Furred Tongue, Bad Taste, Indigestion, Sallow Skin and Miserable Head4  aches come from a torpid liver and  clogged bowels, which cause your stomach to become - filled with undigested  food, which sours and ferments like gar*  bage in a swill barrel. That's the first  step to untold misery���������indigestion, foul  gases, bad breath, yellow skin, mental  fears, everything that is horrible and  nauseating. A Oascarct to-night will  give your constipated bowels a thorough  cleansing and straighten you out by  morning. They work while you sleep���������  a lOieent box from your druggist will  keep you feeling good for months.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern- Rigs  and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  Model livery Barn  ML H. Burns, Prop.  Pnone 68 ,      Second Street  W-rMO  BRIDGE STREET ..  WE SELL  Fresfi Tobaccos  All Leading Brands of Cigars  -Soft Drinks  .   J. Meagfier, Prop.  est a Few.of Our ExcIusiyeSpecialties  THE GOAL EVERBEARING APPLE���������The only everbearing  apple in existence. A delicious all-the season fruit. Fine  trees, each.........................~~  .... 8.1.00.  THE VANDERPOOL RED APPLE���������The great export apple and   _  keeper.     Each ...:.  ...   50c  ���������THE ORENCO APPLE���������The best dessert apple.   Ewsh  50c  THE YAKIMENE PEACH-APRICOT���������A remarkable combination of the apricot and peach.  Hardy.  Each....... ���������'.������1.00  THE VROOMAN FRANQUETTE WALNUT���������Produces food of   --_  great nutritious value on a highly ornamental tree. Each.. ...SI.00  THE     SOUVENIR    EVERBEARING    RASP BERRY���������The  greatest ,e verbearer.  Hundred...  .-.814.00-  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 85.00 bill, or CO D ������5.50. Orders should be placed NOW  for these or any other of our well known stock. We do not ship into the  interior in the Fall.  We issue a SEVENTY PAGE CATALOG of Fruit and Ornamental  Trees, etc., also an ARTISTIC ROSE CATALOG. These will be sent  on request, together with a pretty colored calendar for this month.  We have a vacancy for a full-time salesman, also for one   or  two  men  with spare time.  N.B.���������It is MOST IMPORTANT that ORDERS be sent in AT  ONCE.    The stock must reserved NOW.  ^British ColumbiaNurseries Go.,Ltd  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C.  Nurseries at Sardts.  JUST ISSUED���������Most Complete New War Map of Fight-  '-' ing Area in Europe���������a marvel of detail; of special interest to Canadians; every point of interest easilv located;  size 2ix:3^- feist, in four colors. Map is embellished with  Badges'Representing all Canadian Battalions. Each map  in cover of very neat design. The very map our Canadian  soldiers will eudorse, and the map that makes the war ufl-  ' derstood. Progress of armies easily followed. Con id not be  produced under two dollars a copy.    It is  Free With tne Grand Forks Sun and Tne  Family Herald  Weekly Star of Montreal  Canada's Greatest and Rest Weekly���������new subscription  price 81.25 a year���������every home in Cimiida should have if.  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 : ��������� WSLi  am

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