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 /'      -islative Library  ;������m:  #  ���������J -::  Ketfle Valley Orchardist  FIFTEENTH YEAR���������No   8  GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1915  $1.00 PER YEAR  LT\  *-W  ,   r   \    - ���������    ^nf*   <^~       T  T -       wJ"   , ( ~  Mayor Gaw and Aid. Bickerton,  Bontnron, Manly, McCallum and  Smith were present At the regular  meeting of the city council on Monday evening.  A letter from the executive of  the Union of B. C. Municipalities,  regarding a proposed change in the  statutes whereby municipalities  would be empowered to issue cer-  - tificates for delinquent taxes, was received and o-idered filed.  A communication from the sec  re tary of the school board stated  that the term of office of two of the  trustees would expire with the present year. The vacancies to be filled  would both be for a term of two  years.  The city'clerk made a report regarding the sale ot city lots to J  McNevin  A number of accounts were ordered to be paid.  All the aldermen and the the city  clerk heartily thanked the mayor for  tbe presentation of Christmas tur  keys. Mayor Gaw stated that it  ~ bad^given.him a great deal of pleas  TUre'^oMnake the presentations^)  the a'jcuibers; -of .the:cpuncil,'as-.a  mark of ftie'respect" ".he^entekained  Aid. Bonthrori favored one polling  place in a more central locution  than the city hall. Aid McCallum  said he had also been requested by  the people of the West ward to endeavor to secure a polling place in  the ward. The absence of one was  especially inconvenient to the railway employees, who did not have  the time to go down to the city hall  to vote. He suggested that a second  poll be held in the West ward fire  hall. Aid. Manly and Aid. Smith*  offered no serious objections to this,  but they thought a large number of  voters in the West ward would be  inconvenienced by having to go to  the fire hall to vote. The matter  was finally disposed of by the coun  cil deciding to have but one polling  place, and that it be held in the  basement of the public school building. John A. Hutton wa> appoint  eel returning officer, and J. B Tut  tie, Win Frakes, P. H. Donaldson,  Leo Mader and T. A. Wright were  named'aa deputies  At a Liberal convention in  Vancouver Tuesday night M.  A. Macdonald, president of  the Provincial Liberal association of British Columbia,  was given the unanimous  nomination to oppose Hon. C.  E. Tisdall, who has been appointed minister of works in  the Bowser cabinet.  The probability is that Hon.  Lome A. Campbell, appointed  minister of mines, will be opposed by Mayor Willson, of  Rossland,' That H. C. Brewster, leader of the Libera?  party in the province, ".will-be  the, nominee-to-oppose A. C.  Flumerfslt, who has been  given the post of finance minister, is a foregone conclusion.  '���������;,- Jpr'them; fuasmuch^as 'his 'dealings  Jp,_ vvithitheu]"d unrig: the ^ast-year5 ha'd'-  ��������� ,'-'"b'eei) plea^buafid harmonious. ;>:-"'  \   '"' The ch'airhian-.of.-;trie ��������� board, of  . 'works repot Mi that-- the. bity teaim  .    was still employed on "the fill across  the , North   Cork.    He had not yet  made any   anangements   for a new  harness tor the team.  The chaiiman of   the health   and  relief  committee   reported   that the  relief work of the city had   not   in  creased since the last meeting.  The   chairman of  the   water and  light   committee   stated   that   there  had been no expenditures in  his de  partment during   the past year that  could  possibly   have   been avoided.  He advocated linking up  the  water  connection on Water.street   between  the Great Northern'station and   Mr.  Campbell's  lesidcnce, as the   main  on Winnipeg   avenue   was showing  evidences ot weakness in   spots     If  an   accident   should   occur   to the  Winnipeg avenue   pipe, the   peop'e  of the entire West end   would   have  their water supply for domestic use  and   fire   protection.    The pipe for  the Water street connection   should  be ordered now for  April   delivery;  and, as very little money   had   been  expended   on   the electrical system  during  the year,   it would  also be  advisable to order some supplies for  .this branch of his department.  On motion of Aid. McCallum and  Manly, the clerk was empowered to  order for spring delivery enough  4-inch pipe to make the connection  in the water system on Water street  between the East and Went wards,  and also to purchase the required  electrical supplies.  Aid. Bickerton asked what the additional expense would be having  two polling places instead of one in  the forthcoming municipal election.  "Christmas in India and Some,Byproducts of the Gospef There" was the'  theme "of }ah. ".inteVeating'.address" By  .M iss ;"L";,-^Mi;' ;'_[on%jjn;Xthe^;BapEist'  church* last^Suuday^ight^^T'haf-gbs^  pel .'1 if e Vaacl \-l i'b e r ty^areancHja-'siriiily  the <*gi'ea���������V?punfying-:?tactoi\s^ia?the  britisn tempire Ls^her^nrmf'con vuitiori.  NottlongVago the'ilieutenant'governor  of'Bengal   declared,/ that'; Christian  "missionaries'have 'done, more - lasting  good to the people of'xndia than  all  other agencies  combined   "This fact  Miss-Jones emphasized iu her citation  of a number of striking  contrasts   between   the" intellectual, -moral   and  spiritual stagnation, superstition   and  suffering, of India's millions a century  ago   and   the    vastly improved social  and economic condition of   the people  there today.    From her   seven   years'  experience among the Telugus of  India arid as the    head   of    the   llatna-  chandrapuram high  cast girls' .school,  and   assoc ated    with    Miss Hatch in  her leper  hospital   and   other   work,  Miss   Jones   had   many    interesting  things to tell.     "What is the secret of  India's splendid loyalty to the British  m   the   present .struggle?" she asked.  ���������'Is   it   tho   presence  of   the soldiers  among the people? No.  Rather Of the  soldiers of Christ and of    their   evan  gelistic,    educational,    medical     and  other   missionary    work.    There has  been the abolition of   the cruel   practice in which  till widows were burned  alive   with    the   bodies of   their husbands, and of widow slavery, and the  rapid improvement  of   the   marriage  laws and customs.    Wandering at will  over the country were -50,000 lepers,  concealing their scourge, yet   corrupting the people.     Now there are about  fifty   asylums   and    hospitals   where  these   sufferers  freely   receive skilled  treatment and loving Christian care "  Christmas,    birthday   and     marriage  celebrations   and   customs   in   India  were   compared   with    those   of   our  land.     Miss   Jones   left   on Monday  for Vancouver, whrre   she,    in   company with Rev.   VV.   S.   Tedford   and  Dr. Hulet,   will   take passage for India on the Empress of Japan.  BUD OFT  vice be resumed is evidence of this.  Specimens of ore were collected by  the board and sent to the Panama-  Pacific exposition. Owing to the  efforts of the board the evaporating  plant was induced to start work  here, whereby the ranchers have  beenp able, to dispose of some 2000  tons of potatoes and other vegeta  bles, and many of them have obtained daily work at the evaporating  plant. I think your readers will  agree with me that this is a most  creditable showing, considering the  lack of interest shown in and the  small financial support given to the  Grand Forks board" of trade. An  other disheartening fact is that only  one rancher in tbe valley was a  member of the board of trade last  year; yet the work done by the  board has been for the benefit of the  rancher in many cases.1 'I trust that  ihe coming year may see a more  generous support ace >rd"d to this  boa id ���������F. R S   Baiu.ee  Secretary.  The Christmas season   was fittingly observed at the Methodist church !  over'fifty' pr08t^ca-rf!^;.rwt-r(:;"f.1ent iiut  to the members^p'oly,1twelve attended.    The apathy"Tof-iha'ny -of- the  business  and " professional   men  ot  the city, and-of the ranchers of   the  valley,   towards   the   work  of   the  board of trade is extremely  discour  aging to thotje   who are doing what  they can for the benefit of   the city  and the surrounding country.    Permit   me  to   state   briefly   what   the  board has done during the past year;  and I think that alter reading  these  few   lacts   you   will    feel   that the  Grand Forks board ot   trade is   de  serving ot more   encouragmem   and  support than it has   received during  the past year.    Rural   tree delivery  wa0   taken   up   with   the pot-t office  officials   in    1914, and is an accomplished fact in 1915.     In .1914   Mr.  Rive, chief dairy   instructor  of   the  provincial government, was. invited  here   by   the   board, and he   gave a  most interesting and  instructive ad  dress,    in   the   boardrooms, ������hioh  was   listened   to   by   many of   the  ranchers of tbe   valley   and   others.  The   matter  of  .slocking the North  Fork and Christina lake   with   trout  was taken up by the board with the  paovineial fisheries department, and  in consequence   many   thousands of  fry   and     fingerlings     have    been  planted   in   those   waters.    By the  efforts of the board a mining expert  was sent by the   provincial   government to report on the Franklin min  ing   camp.    The   reduction of   the  train service in   May, 1914, to three  trains   a   week each way was taken  up   with   the  C.P. R.   officials, and  ."���������',-The annual meetinp of the Grand  Fprks Farmers' Institute was held  in .the board of,trade rooms on TueS'  year:i\ % *,.' - " - : ' '  - President;" "James Little; vice-  pjvsid-ut.'H W. Collins; secretary,  A S, McK.hu; directors, C. C.  Heaven, A. Schnitter, H. A. C.  Baker, E.   F   Laws, R  Mann.  The next meeting will  he  held in  the boa id of   trade rooms on Satur  day, January 8, at 7 p.m.  An in teresting cantata with good  rnu.sic and dialogue was given by  the members of the Methodist Sunday school last night in the opera  house. It title, "Foxy Santa," had  been well chosen, his elusive personality escaping once again behind  a stuffed counterfeit of himself to  the delight of the orphans' home,  where the whole scene took place  He was ably assisted by Jack Frost,  the Snow Queen and her fairies,  Santa's military baud, Miss Mary  and her orphans, and six young  people who started the project in  order to give the orphans a happy  Christmas.     Fifteen   musical   num-  Although success had been confidently anticipated, the military concert promoted   by   the  officers  and  men of the local company of  Independent   Rifles   exceeded   expectations.    The opera house was crowded by the friends and   well   wishers  of the unit and to judge by the  demand lor encores, the audience  appeared to thoroughly enjoy the novel  "terms" figuring in the program."'*- \  The stage was made up  to  reprpr,  sent one of those camp scenes which  unfortunately   figure   largely  along  the whole front  of our Empire ''far  from battle line."    To the left of the  stage a tent was pitched iind around  it tbe men disported   themselves   in  true   army   style.    The   tableau   of  John  Bull���������H   A. Sheads���������inspecting his forces was a decided  hit,   as  was also the call  to   arms   and   the  exciting charge that followed     The -  physical drill    with    rifles,    by   six  men ot the company was cheered to  the echo and tin- cavalry sword   exercise    by    Sergeant Major   Barker,  late of .the Ru^al Artillery, removed;  all.dpubts.ab to how the flanksovere-  piotected"dunng- the   rttreat^-from  MousV;-"- i .'- *- ��������� ���������'.''"'.������'   .-"''-*<  ������������������: 'lhe���������boys.;vere tortuuate irr securing the assisUnce of-Miss'Mudge and  Mias Meikle^aniJ tUe former's'plain-  tive   song   oi    "Your - King ��������� and  Country Need You" and the latter's  recitations very acceptably augmented tne program.    Others who   took  an active part were Sergeants   Cave,  Hadden   and   Private   Daly.      The  whole     concluded   with   a   tableau  representing "John Bull"   receiving  a tnetsage from the trenches for more  men and the Jatter's suggestion that  tne contents   be  communicated   to  the audience was   ably   acted   upon  by Capt. Ivirk, who iu a short  serious speech complained to   bis hear  ers the necessity of every man   able  to do so, coming forward and   placing his services at   the   disposal   of  bis country.     He concluded his  re  marks by the recitation,   "'The   Cali  ot the Yukon,"   which   he   thought  might aptly be entitled '"The Call of  the War God."  *:...)������*-. *.*.,  >*-���������%������������������  Ernest Lane and family arrived  in the city yesterday from Coleman  for a two weeks' visit with friends.  Mr. Lane was formerly chief electrician at the Granby smelter.  After his visit here he will go to  Trail, where he has secured a position with the Consolidated company.  bers   were   rendered, all   of which  were well worth hearing.    The   fol-       ^he Christmas   entertainment   of  lowing was the cast of characters: Knox Presbyterian   Sunday  school  Santa Glaus Arnold Carter wa3 held   in   the   Empress  theatre  Jack Frost H.Nelson Wednesday, December 22.   A  good  Miss Mary Miss Marjorie Mann program was given by the  children.  owing   to   the   efforts   of   this and  on .Sunday last.   The   morning  ser-:ollH;r bofm,s   the dai|y service   WU8  resumed within one week.  A lunch-  !lM'   lar;eon was given to Mr.  Bury,  general  in   charge of the  Sunior  vice   was  choir.      In   the   evening  The practice irTpast years of having ! Christmas hymns were sung, and in I manager"^ "the C P.it.','and fr.endly  but one poll in the city hall    was  a j addition to the customary order  of : relation8 were then  established   be-  great inconvenience to the people of 8erv'������\a ,on������''8t of r������us,f(;al fltetmH tween the C P R  and the city    The  ,    ,,-r .'     F were  given.    Ihe   subject   of   tne 'J^ uiy-    ' 1C  pastor's evening address was "A.D.   Prornl)l IHanner in wnich tl,e C Pl{  the West ward.    The   clerk   stated  that   the   expense   of  the election j \~Vs.'a. I)."iiVlB." The church was acceded to the request of the   boar.  would he increased   by  about   ftO.  suitably decorated  Snow Queen.... Miss Phila Dinsmore  Postman Douglas Carter  The above were   assisted   by   six  senior scholars, ten snow fairies, ten  orphans,   Santa's    military     band,  three little brothers of   Jack   Frost,.  and six tots.    A pleasing feature of  the entertainment was the fairy  star  and   bell   drill   given   by    sixteen  young ladies A  The theatre was crowded and everybody had a good time.  A fire in the O. K. Bakery on  Sunday, the 19th inst., damaged the  building to the extent of about  8200. The prompt response of the  fire brigade saved the building from  total destruction.  It   is    reported   that   the    Kettle  j Valley   railway will   begin carrying  jniail    next    week   between Midway  a few months ago that the daily ser-  and   IVnticton.  Tom   and   Jerry   will   not receive  again until next Christmas.  tor  It is reported that the Trail  sinel-  has bought the Emma mine. ������  .ffHE    SUN,    GRAND    FORKS,  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  Give Scholarship  lias been  knpt very  when Ihe scheme is  elevator companies  ������1,000 this year, -will  next  year and  year for scholar:  Enter   Heartily   Into   Scheme   of   Saskatchewan Government to Spread  Better Farming Methods  Considerable interest was aroused,  and possibly a little amusement afforded the much instructed farmer,  by (lie trip made by business' men  and bankers to North Dakota last  year- to inquire into the system of  better farming, which bad, been introduced into .that state through  county or field agents paid for by  the business men of.the state for a  period of three years, and now taken  over by the government of the state,  though it had at first refused to  take an interest in the scheme.  When the business men and ..bankers returned after their trip they  were quite enthusiastic- over what  they had seen and were prepared to  put up some money for similar work  iu tiie Canadian west, particularly  in Manitoba.  They started to work out tho details of a plan whereby the business  interests would contribute large  sums for this purpose and theuvork  would be done in conjunction ���������with  the department of agriculture.- The  Manitoba government-however, when  approached, stated that they themselves had been studying this problem and had decided to'undertake;  practically the.-.same. work. As the  ultimate object of the business men's  proposition was to get the various  provincial governments to'take over  all the work, there was no use in  their interfering when they found  that the Manitoba government was  already prepared to do the same  work. In passing, it might be remarked that the Manitoba provincial  government lias proceeded to the extent of the appointment of five field  agents who are to be the inception  of a comprehensive system.  The  province of Saskatchewan  decided     to    adopt  tiie   North   Dakota  system,    with only such    changes as  would   be   necessary     to  meet   local  conditions,  and  they  are   proceeding  with the installation of a number of  Held agents, and they hope to extend  the    system as rapidly as good men  can  be  secured.    It means   that  the  provincial  government  of Saskatchewan is prepared to do all it possibly  can   to  stimulate  good   farming  and  bring practical methods of the same  home to the adult    farmers without  calling  on  the  business    community  for any    financial assistance.    There  is  nothing of the    nature of charity  or   spoon   feeding    about     the   Saskatchewan proposition, as before the  government    will    appoint    a    field  agent, the municipality, which is the  unit  through   which  this  work  is  to  be done, must first appropriate $1,200  a year    of its own funds to help in  meeting the expenses of the work. It  is figured that this will be about 50  per cent, of the first year's expenses.  It    is    a   fixed.sura," Ihe idea being  that    any    increases    of expenditure  from year to year will be met by the  province  rather  than  the  municipality,  though there must  be some future adjustment of this scheme-  Saskatchewan has put ten men into  as many municipalities this year and  next year hopes    to put 25 and the  third year 40 agents.    Of course, the  immediate  work of the agents  is  to  bring better farming methods to the  adult farmer, but it has been recognized  in North Dakota, and is being  recognized     in     Saskatchewan,   that,  after    all,    the  best  hope  of better  farming  methods  is  with   the   growing    boys    and   girls, and very much  of the time and attention of tho field  agents    will ���������   be    devoted    to  work  among the boys' and girls' clubs ana  the     getting  up   of  contests,   school  fairs and similar work.  It  is in  connection  with  this  part  of  the  work  that  the   Saskatchewan  government thought H well  to'enlist  a  little of the enthusiasm and desire  to   help   which  had  been   aroused   in  the  men  of tho  business  community  who made  the trip to North Dakota*.  The     province  of  Saskatchewan   felt  that,    having  provided    a  lirst-class ;  agricultural college where the tuition j  is almost free and board and lodging j  supplied    at    tho  actual  cost,    they j  could  not. ?:o  further, but  decided  to !  tjuict, until now.  complete and 29  are contributing  contribute $2,500  $4,000 the following  hips to bo competed  seeds,  seeds,  under  see what the business men were prepared to do in this matter. As early  as last .luno, Harry Thompson, chier  weed inspector, was sent to Winnipeg to interview the business men  and ask what they would be willing  to do in the way of subscribing  funds for a series of scholarships  which would bs offered to boys and  girls in Ihe municipalities "where  tlToro,,wer3 field agents appointed.  Almost the first place that Mr.  Thompson visited, was the Grain .Exchange, and ho found that it was not  necessary for him to go any furl her.  The scheme which he had outlined,  when looked over by one or two  prominent members of "the exchange,  appealed to them strongly, and they  undertook to raise the entire amount  required. They talked it over and  decided thai, the people who should  contribute for this work in Saskatchewan were the line elevator  companies with heart office.? at Winnipeg, who were operating lines of  country elevators in the province of  Saskatchewan.    The    whole    matter  ; for under Ihe  following rules:  !     1.    Limited   to    municipalities   em-  ; ploying  agricultural' secretaries   who  : have    undertaken  numerous   definite  j competitions for boys and girls.  ,    2.   All competitions to be held and  premiums  awarded  at    a    municipal  (schools fair.������������������: Judges    for    the    fair  to be    supplied  free    by the department of agriculture,    Rcgina, or the  College   of  Agriculture,   Saskatoon.  .'!. Limited to pupils between the  ages of 12 and 18 years.  '���������]. Each contestant must enter in  five different-"competitions.  Note���������The following competitions  are suggested as appropriate for the.  schools i'air: v : .'*  . Livestock judging.  '   Best halter broken coit-  Grain judging..  Identification   of  plants   and  Collection   of 50  plants  and  Best exhibit of grain grown  certain specified conditions.  Best ten ears of com grown under  certain specified conditions.  Best 3 sheaves, 12 stalks each.  Best peck of potatoes. ,  Collective exhibit, . four kinds of  vegetables from school garden- .  Flower display from school-garden.  Best pair of crate  fattened  spring  chicken's."- -    .  Three one-pound prints of butter.  Three loaves of bread.  Girls'    sewing    competition    work,  one buttonhole.  '���������Three-minute  address  on any agricultural subject. ....  Composition of 300 words.  Maximum    number    of  points   for  each of these to be 100.  .Rule 5- Each contestant must  write a composition of not more than  300 words upon one of the, competitions in which he enters. This composition to be submitted to tiie department of agriculture, Regina,  after the schools fair, together with  Ihe total scores made by the boys  and girls in the various competitions,  on the basis of which the final decision as to the winner of the scholarship will be given.  Rule G. The agricultural secretary  may select from above the competitions which may be suitable to his  conditions and may add tc his list  such other competitions as may meet  with the approval of the department  of agriculture.  Rule 7.���������Ono month previous to  the dates of the school fair, the agricultural secretary to submit to the  department of agriculture an. outline of the program for the schools  fair, giving the number of competitions which are proposed.  Rule 8. Scholarship to be awarded to the pupil making the highest  total score. ,  After the scholarships have boon  decided in the various municipalities,  the money will be deposited .as follows:  The sum of $100 to the joint account of ' the person winning the  scholarship and the dean of the College   of  Agriculture,   Saskatoon.  Of this amount $50 to be withdrawn when winner registers at the  College of Agriculture, Saskatoon,  for the first year of the regular associate or domestic science course.  The balance to be ; withdrawable  when said winner registers at the  college for the second year of the  associate or domestic science course.  The first portion of the scholarship  will be available any time' within  four years from the first of December in the year in which it was won.  The person winning the scholarship  in a municipality will not be eligible  to again compete for the scholarship.  The general outline of the scholarship and the schools fair has met  with the generous approval of the  agricultural secretaries, whose work  was sufficiently in hand to warrant  them accepting the scholarship. In  this connection, it is of interest to  know that, tiie following rural municipalities have prepared school fairs  this fall:  Sutton, Dr. E. Ferris: Bone Creek.  J. W- Wilkinson: Chester, A. Be>-k-  ett; Big Stick, J. II. Hass2tt; Sliding  Hills, William Thompson; Mount  [ope. T. E. Van Son; Lost River,  J. M. Pratt;   Douglass.    G. E  posit to the joint account of the winner and the .(loan of the College ol  Agriculture, Saskatoon; this deposit,  to be made in the savings department of such chartered bank as may  be most convenient to the winner.  The (loan of the College of Agriculture and Ihe deputy minister of  agriculture to act as a committee to  decide any points not covered above  Increase in Butter Output j     Straw Shed for Cattle  and not incompatible with  the spirit   t     ���������  f      t,   ��������� slunmcr mon  and the meaning of the agreement. ,' th       v  l<in<--h      luinl.-      in   wlnr-lv   cf������ in nrtjliinc     *-_       .. "... ..  Each bank in..which; scholarships  have been deposited shall furnish to  the'department'of agriculture on request, a statement, as to the standing  of each account on the first of January of each year.  Line-elevator companies 'with headquarters in Winnipeg operating country elevators in Saskatchewan and  who are contributing: to the Saskatchewan government scholarships:'  Atlas Elevator Co., Bawlf Grain Co.,  British   .'America!   Elevator Co., Brit-  Saskatchewan Government Creameries  Show Some Rapid Gains  The following table shows the very  satisfactory increase in the production  of butler at the Cooperative Creameries in Saskatchewan operated by tho  dairv  branch,   department  of agricul-  ths  of the  Very-  Month.  May   Juno    July      August   .. .  Sept em be r  1913.  90,957  ���������J6n,0Gf!  254,321  .156,919  120,722  .1914.  139,567  215,339  323,778  204,394  170,264  L9I5.  153,103  314,927  5L4.998  353,407  303,337  Co., Canadian Ele-  Grain  Co., Domin-  Home Grain^Co-,  Co.,    International  the Woods Mill-  ish Empire^ Grain  vator Co., Central  ion Elevator Co.  Imperial Elevator  Elevator Co., Lake of  ing Co., Maple Leaf Milling Co:, s  ���������W. ^McLaughlin &, Co., McLaughlin  .:& .Ellis, ��������� National' Elevator Co.,  Northern Elevator Co-, North Star  Grain Co., Ogilvie Flour Mills Co.,  Reliance Grain . Co.;"���������'���������"���������".Saskatchewan  Elevator Co., Saskatchewan & Western Elevator Co.,- Security Elevator  Co., Standard Elevator Co., State Elevator Co., '������������������Turner'Elevatbr Co., Western Elevator Co., Western Canada  Flour Mills Co., ^Winnipeg Elevator  Co.���������Free Press..."  '���������Miller's Worm Powders not only  exterminate intestinal and otuer  worms, but thoy are a remedy for  many other ailments of children. They  strengthen the young stomach against  biliousness and are tonical in their  effects where the child suffers from  loss of appetite, in feverish condi-  itions they will be found useful and  they will serve to allay pain and. griping in the stomach, from which children 'so often suffer.  The Pacific coast is honoring a new  record maker in the trapshooting field.  He is P. II. O'Brien, who, at a recent  tournament in Portland, Ore., his home  (own, shooting Nitro Club shells, broke  two hundred and forty targets consecutively, without a miss or "straight," as  they say at the traps. This score included the breaking of two hundred  "straight" and winning the regular program's main event. Mr. O'Brien's brilliant shooting sets a new mark for the  coast.  THE  HEART.  11  .S.;  J   Falconer;  Ewart,  Colon-  How It Acts In Everyday Life.  The human heart, in a "healthy man  weighs   but   eleven   ounces.    It   beats  from long before birth until death, in an  average   lifetime,   about   seven   million  times,   allowing   seventy   beats   to   the  minute.   Every  twenty-four'hours   I his.  slight  organ  performs -labor  equivalent  to lifting a ion of material eighty feet  into the air.    If the blood becomes poor,  and   filled   with"1 poisons   from   diseased  kidneys, the heart is not only starved,  but poisoned as well.   It soon becomes  exhausted and unable to meet any extraordinary demand which maybe made  upon, it.   Supply  pure  blood;  get  the  kidneys to -working; tone up the feeble  stomach!    Dr.  Pierce's Golden  Medical  Discovery purifies tho blood, relieves the  kidneys   and   tones   up   the  alimentary  canal.    Give the heart tho food it needs  and it will continue to work till the natural  end of life.  Berlin, Ont.���������"I have used Dr.  Pierce's medicines and found them to  give perfect satisfaction. I had a stroke  and got very bad. The doctor said I  had no blood, my heart got very weak.  I finally quit- the doctor and began taking  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  and Favorite Prescription. When I had  taken about five bottles,I commenced to  notice a marked improvement, and in  about one'year and ;i half I was alright,  could do my own work. I really think  these remedies saved my life as I was in  very bad condition.  "I have used 'Pleasant Pellets' iu my  home for several- years and have found  them to be good. We keep them in the  hou���������c all the time. I think I owe my  good health of to-day to Dr. Pierce's  medicine:;."���������Mrs. Hknrv ITarmer, 91  Victoria St.  - . 79I.9S5 1,053,342 .1,639,772  II. will be noticed by these figures  that the output for the live summer  months of 1915 shows a gain of 55 per  cent, over the same period of last  year and a gain of 107 per cent, over  the same period of 1913, which indicates a remarkably steady growth.  This butler has all found a ready  sale at figures considerably above the  market price, on account of its uniform quality and the excellent reputation gained for Saskatchewan government butter. Dairy Commission Wil-''  son r.eports that he'has lately been obliged to refuse several carload orders  as he is desirous of retaining a supply  to meet the local demand.- Thtsvwould  indicate that there is practically an  unlimited market for the right kind of  butter.  So much is said and written at this  time about ihe grain crop of the .province, that Ihe importance of the dairy  industry is liable to be overlooked. A  comparison of the |wo branches of  farming, however, shows that dairying  is making far more rapid gains than  is being made in grain crops. Statistics  show that the acreage in grain crops  (his vear amounted to .10,543,795 compared with 9,682,125 in 1913 and 9,-  912,464 acres in 1914, a percentage  gain of S-9 par cent, over 1913 and fi.3 j  per cent, over 1914, so gains of 55 per  cent, and 107 per cent, in dairy products   compares   very   favorably.  Applications for new creameries are  coming from all parts of the province,  so it would look as if the farmers are  beginning to realize that dairying is  the most stable and one of the most  profitable branch.es of farming possible.  Construction of Straw Sheds  Simple and Inexpensive  -A stable that will protect from,  cold weather and stor'ms may be constructed with little expense when  straw is plentiful, liach . cow, if to  be tied, needs about Jlfty square-  feet of iioor space to allow for manure, feed alley, place for her tc  stand, and room to got behind her  for milking, cleaning, etc. Young  stock will need about half as much  space. A. barn 16x90 feet or one  32x45, will furnish room enough fo;  twenty cows and l,e% head of young-  stock. A straw shed for cattle should  be seven or eight feet high. The  construction of such buildings is very  simple. Posts are usually set in the  ground eight to twelve feet apart,  and strong timbers put on top of  these with poles close enough together to carry the straw on top of  the timbers. Walls are constructed  by making two walls two or more  feel: apart, .-and packing with straw.  These walls may be made of poles,  boards or woven wire, as desired.  Hogs will require from -ten to fifteen square feet of floor space each  in a straw shed. Fifty hogs will require a shed about' 20x30 feet in  size.. It is better to keep the hogs in  a. separate building from the cattle.  The shed for hogs need not be. more  than four or iWe feet high. It is  advisable to ' make the walls tight,  using woven wire, or something  equally good, so the hogs will not  work out   through the wall.  For Belgian Relief  for  Finds Help in Lydia E. Pink������  ham's  Vegetable  Compound.  Britain  Faces  Big Task of Caring  Them  During' the Winter  Inaugurating the committee of the  city of Loudon, which has been appointed to raise funds for the relief  of Belgium, the Lord Mayor announced that the British committee, had  raised ������5,000,000 ��������� with which the  American commission had purchased  food, distributing it among the Belgians who remained in that country.  Lord Curxon, who was one of' the  chief speakers, said that this money  had been exhausted and tnat it was  necessary to raise $4,250,000 monthly  to feed the people during the winter.  He pointed out that Germany was doing nothing for tho relief of the inhabitants of"tho devastated country,  and added: "If we win this war, and  we hope and trust we will, every penny of indemnity which may be exacted'-should be handed over to Belgium  .���������the recovery of the country."  Sir John Simon, secretary for  home affairs paid a tribute to the  American' commission of which Herbert (7- Hoover is chairman. "We  know," he said, "that Hoover's fund  is being wisely and economically administered, without at the same, time  assisting our enemies."  Mervin,  say, N. Nelson.  In each case I lie name given is  that, of the agricultural secretary or  the municipality.  On November 1 of each year Ihe  department of agriculture will publish in all the daily papers in Saskatchewan a list of winners of the  scholarships in the various municipalities, together with their post-  office iiddresses and such other information of a general nature as may  be of interest; a marked copy to be  sent to each donor.  On receipt of this information Ihe  donors' will deposit with the department of agriculture the sum of $100  for each scholarship, which the said  department   of  agriculture     will   do-  The  modern   improvcrnent   in   pills���������  j Dr.   Pierce's   Pleasant.   Pellets.     They  I help   Nature,   instead   of   lighting  with  j her.    Sick  and  nervous   headache,  biliousness,   cost ivnn ess,   and   all   derangements of Ihe. liver, stomach and bowels  are relieved, preventnd, cured.  Information and Education  To appreciate what newspapers  mean to a country we have only to  look at Russia. Before the war tho  Russian people, taken as a mass, did  not read them. Now they are being  urged to start a state papi-r not only  to give the news, but as a "means of  popular education." People hero sometimes do not recognize that papers are  teaching them modern history, as well  as many others things.���������New York Tribune.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gents,���������A customer of ours cured a  very bad case of distempet  able horse by the use of  LINIMENT.  'Yours truly,  VILAXDIE FRERES  ��������� in a valu-  Ml.WARD'S  Britain's  Great  maintain  indicated  tor of Sli  Predominence   on   the   Seas  Britain's     determination   to  predominence on the sea Is  by ill? latest Lloyd's Regrs-  ipping. On September 30, 432  Vessels of 1,530,177 tons were under  construction in the United Kingdom,  not including vessels under 100 tons.  The tonnage now  tion is nearly 30,000  that in. hand at the  quarter, but 187,000  the tonnage building  ago.  One vessel being built exceeds 40,  000 tons, and another to be built be  twecn 30,000 and 40,000 tons.  Cape Wolfe, Canada.���������" Last March 1  was a complete wreck. I had-giyen up.  all hope of getting better or livirfg any  length of time,,as I was such a sufferer  from female troubles. But I took Lydia  E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound,-and  today I am in good health andhave.it  pair of twin boys two months old and  growing finely. I surprised doctors and  neighbors for they all. know, what ,.o  wreck I was.   ��������� -  "Now I am healthy, happy and hearty,  and owe it all to Lydia E. Pinkham's  remedies. You may publish this letter,  if you like. I think if more women  used your remedies they' would have  better health."���������Mrs. J. T. Cook, Lot-  No. 7, Cape Wolfe, P.E.I., Canada. ,  - Because your case is a difficult one, and  doctors having done you no good, do not  continue to suffer without giving Lydia  E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound a  trial. It surely has remedied many  cases of female ills, such as inflammation, ulceration, displacements,,tumorsf  irregularities, periodic pains, backacher  and it may be exactly what you need.  The Pinkham record is a proud and  peerless one. It is  a record of constant  victory over the obstinate ills of women  ���������ills that deal out  despair. It is an established fact that  Lydia E. Pinkham's  VegetableCompound  ha3 restored health LVB,A E wnkhaw  to thousands of such suffering women.  Why don't,you try it if you nead such a.  :TiPrlif������?r>o V   .  under construe-  tons more than  end of the last  Ions less than  twelve  months  Canada's Exports Exceed Imports  The balance of Canadian trade is  being rapidly adjusted as a result of  heavy exports of munitions and war  supplies. The ratio at the end of  August covering the first twelve  months of the war stood at $599,549,-  151, representing total exports and  $538,286,320 representing imports. For  1914 the total exports were $488,04-3,-  591, an,d total imports $575,GG4,4���������2-  For the first war year the total exports of merchandise were $504,810,-  452, and imports of merchandise were  $415,813,055. Tiie aggregate of customs duties in tha first year of the  war was $78,857,044, a decrease oi  $10,000,000. In exports the increases  were distributed as follows: Manufacturers, $58,000,000; animal products,  $22,000,000; forest products, $3,000,-  000; fisheries, $1,000,000, and  laneous, $2,000,000. Exports  erals fell away $4,000,000, and agricultural produce $50,000,000.  Indignant   Politician���������Why     didn't  you print all of my speech?"  Country  Editor���������Well,    to   tell  the  truth,  Ts.'  sir, we ran clean out of capital  miscel-  of min-  Greece gained its independence iu  1830, when it was declared a kingdom under the protection of Great  Britain, France and Russia.  X. \  # ^  THE    SUN,    GRAND    FOKKS,    B. a  50c,   75c  FOOD  JTjraac Ma'rK  $1.00,   $1.50  WKIMKLE CHASER  USIT has solved the problem of beauty. Its use is bringing back  the freshness and bloom"of youth, and driving away, whenever used  consistently, the wrinkles of worry and age. Used for centuries by  the famous beauties of the Hast. Guaranteed free from hair growth.  Your druggist has it.    SEE   YOUR   DRUGGIST TO-DAY.    -  mWACTURmQ COSVIPA^Y, Limited  476 Roncesvailes Avenue, Toronto  Count the click of the wheels on  one rail (because joints alternate) for  twenty seconds, and tho result will  bo the miles per hour tiie train is  running. There are 17G thirty-foot  rails in 5,280 feet- The train, say, is  travelling at forty-five miles per hour.  It covers 125.5 rails in ono minute,  ov 2.25 rails in one second, which multiplied by twenty, equals forty-five  rails in twenty seconds, or forty-five  miles'per hotir.  "HaHam'c Trapper: Guldo"  English or Frem-ii, V6 pagr-a  tell������ how anil ivhero to trnp  nnd other valuable information lor tho trapper "Raw Filr  Pries L'sl" "Fur S'yie Book"  ot bca uliful fur nets und carmen Is, ,'ilso "Trapnets Jirt  Sportsncn's Supp'y Catalog"  Gum, Tripi, Anlmnl Unit, r.sh r."el3, olo. at lowest  prices, all illustrated,   S"f FU1JS.   AUdresa,  JfiHM l\M I AMI  35������   Hal!am Building  JUn������ ilflLLKNi limited. TORONTO  SPECIALTIES  We have been making matches  {or 64 years now���������Domestic  and every other kind.  . Some of our specialties are  "THE GASLIGHTER" with  a 4������"inch stick--"THE EDDY-  STONE TORCH" for outdoor use���������"WAX VESTA'S"  for the smoker, and other  varieties.  For home use the most  popular match is the "SILENT  5," but for every use  BUY  Humanity Over All  In days of old, when knights were bold,  And ignorance held full sway;  The records of the past unfold  How men  went forth their kind  fo  slay.  But times have changed; the world has  gained  Tn knowledge, justice and good will.  At last it seemed peace was attained  By nations far and wide.   No ill  Seemed brooding o'er the oceans wide.  When, lo, a spark Hashed into flame  A dreadful Avar: and on each side  Thousands will die, but not for fame.  Destruction goes on night and day,  And millions have no country now,  No homes, no food, all in dismay.  Mankind's aghast at savage blow  To travellers on their way abroad���������  Men,     women,    children,  babes  in  arms,  Have been engulfed beneath the Hood-  What means this madness?    War's  alarms  Have filled the world with death and  woe.   ,  E'en neutrals have to suffer, too.-  Its time*that right was might.-- Go thou  Help feed the hungry, cheer the sick,  Raise up the fallen and the weak.  Some day a wave of sympathy'  May grip the hearts of all mankind���������  And love and peace all nations bind.  ���������C.C.C.  Cashing,  How French Artillery  Is Fed With Shells  One   Munition   Factory  Turns   Out  5,-  000   Shells   and   Many   Aerial  Motors a Day  The unremitting French artillery attack proceeding.along the whole front  is made possible by equally unremitting and  intensive  effort  in  the  production of projectiles   in works which  are   working     regularly     twenty-four  hours a day.  Ona of these great establishments ,  near Paris, visited by an Associated j  Press representative "by official per-j  mission, makes more than 5,000 shells i  and a number of aeroplane motors a !  day. T'.J*. works visited produced six |  hundred automobiles annually before!  the war. It was, like other modern j  industries, arranged so.that material!  taken in at one end followed a regular j  progression until it came out at the '  other a.-finished car. The order of'  operaiions was different^in shell mak-'  ing. so it was necessary to displace j  and rearrange five thousand macli- j  ines, install many new ones and, at '  the same time, find hands to replace  a  thousand  mechanics.  So  formidable  a   task   would   have!  seamed before the war to be the work j  of a year, but if was accomplished in '  a few weeks,    and    the works    were j  made  ready  to  turn  out daily thous-!  a.nds of parts of rifles and bayonets in  addition to high power (lying machine  motors and shells.   Tn a few days the  shell   production     will     have     been  doubled,  while   tho  living  corps  will  continue to receive a goodly number  oi' new  machines  monthly  from  this  factory.  Women, old, young and middle-aged,  are working there in the places of  husbands, fathers, sons and brothers  at the front- Projectiles and rifle  parts are given the precision of a  chronometer, and every operation is  supervised and the result verified before if goes on to the next hand.  The finished shell must not only  stand a high hydraulic pressure, but  it must give the proper ring. An expert in steel, isolated from the clang  and hum of the factory in an almost  hermetically-scaled hut, laps each  shell as it is sent into him on a little  trolley. Those which give out the  proper ring are sent on, while the  others go to the scrap heap. This is  the final trial before loading.  Shrapnel bullets arc placed in liiej  core ot the shell by young girls, \  whose work, is fully up to that of!  trained   arsenal   workers.  Of course, "Crown Brand" is your  favorite Table Syritp. Of course,  ,'ou enjoy its delicious, appetizing1  lavor "with Jlrcud, Puncakcs and  Hot Biscuits.  .Rut what about "Crown Brand" in  lie kitchen ? ..Do you use  EDWARDSB0RG  Y������WW>  3H  for Gingerbread, Cookies, Cakes, Pies and Sweet  Sauces for'alL kinds of Puddings ?  Do you alvva5:s use it for Candy-making!  Try it in all these ways.    You'll find f'Crown  Brand" Corn Syrup handy, convenient, economical, dependable, good.  "fJIA" W1UTK" is just what its name implies���������a clear  corn syrup���������more delicate in flavor than "Crown Brand",  ' that is equally good for the table ami for candy-making.  ^rtf-f.fc* ASK YOUR GROCEH-IN 2, 5, 10 AND 20 POUND TINS.  \*s*������>. Thc Canada Starch Co. Limited. Montreal.  ENLIST  NOW u���������1 tlic  army of  satisfied Sh  ppers who  ship  Oi  aiu  to  M;  PETER JANSEN  COMMISSION   MERCHANTS.  ike   bills of lading read Peter  j;  Arthur, notify Peter _  COMPANY, LIMITED  HIGHEST PRICES ���������BEST GRADES  ii'sen   Co..   I Ad.,   Port   William   or   Port  anseu Co., l,td., Winnipeg  Ah  3ALESSVSEM WANTED  /^3ife<-  In every town in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta  ^gJ&iiilli  AN ACTIVE. HONEST   SALESMAN  jSF  Applv to District; Offices of  THE EXCELSHUI LIFE INSURANCE GO.  ^^^w.  At Wimiipcv, Rejjiiin, Siisliiit'i-m. Gilirary ami r?flmoutou  CHILDHOOD  CONSTIPATION  Baby's Own Tablets will promptly  cure, constipation of childhood. ' They  act as a gontle laxative, regulate the  bowels and stomach and are absolutc-  lv safe. Concerning them Mrs. A.  Crowell, Sandy Cove., N.S., writes: "I  can strongly recommend Baby's Own  Tablets to all mothers whose little  ones are suffering from constipation."  The tablets are sold by medicine deal-  Pills for Nervous Troubles.���������'The  stomach is the centre of the nervous  system, and when the stomach suspends healthy, action the result is manifest in disturbances of the nerves. If  allowed to persist, nervous debility, a  dangerous ailment, may ensue. The  first consideration is to restore the  stomach to proper action, and there is  no readier, remedy for this than Parm-  elee's Vegetable Pills"." Thousands can  attest the virtue of these pills in curing nervous disorders.  ers or by mail at 25  ,Th3    Dr.     Williams  Brockville, Ont.  cents a box from  Medicine   Co.,  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CUFFS  SomPttunir better man linen and biff  teundPy btlls wash li ���������M\?���������\?"&  water All ������u������r.-<3 or direct. State stjie  md size.    Ki'f '.'O-c   we will mail you  ARLINGTON   COIYIPAIMY   OF   CANADA,  Limited  BS Fraser Avenue, Toronto, Ontario  THE  Wood's StopMias.  The   Great   English   Ecmidy.  Tories and invigorates thd" ,-wholo  i uci'vou?system, makes new Blood  in   old  Veins,   Cures   A'wvous  DcbiU      "   dentu.  Heart, , _ . -   . -  fnrS.">. Ono will plnaec, e'ix will cure. Sold by all  drugrista or mailed in pliiin p!:rj. on receipt of  nricn.' jYevinomphlet viaitcd. tree. THE WOOD  Kl������D:C!NE CO.,T0R0HTO.0KT. (Formerly Winder.)  itlil]/. Menial and Jirain Worm, Dcspon-  ic;/, [.oss of Enerpy, J'alpitrttiov, of Hie  xrt, Failing Memorp.   I'rico SI per box, tir  Casey (annoyed at '.surveillancr') ���������  Sav! fs watch in' me all yez have to  do?  Foreman  (curtly)���������It is.  Casev (throwing down pick*���������Begor-  ra, then, its idle yc'Il be tomorrow".  Winter Fairs  Tt has been decided by the board oT  managers that, the winter fairs at Rcgina and Saskatoon will be held as  usual this season. The dates have  been set for the second and third  weeks ot jMarch, J!)l-, the Regina fair  to be held during the secoud week  and the Saskatoon fair during the  third week ot* the month.-' P. IT. Bredt,  the new live stock commissioner, was  appointed secretary, taking the place  of J. C. Smith, resigned on account  of enlisting for active service.  No fair will be held at Brandon the  coming winter, owing to' tiie conditions still existing which prevented  the fair being held last winter- It has  been decided, however, to hold a calf  show, at which boys under sixteen  years of age will exhibit stock which  they have taken special interest in  raising. Calgary Winter Fair will be  held on Dec. lt-17.  HOW'S THIS?  We offer On, Hundred Dollars Reward  for any    case ��������� of Catarrh  that  cannot  be    cured    by  Hall's  Catarrh  Cure.  F. J. CIIENKY & CO.. Toledo. O.  We. the uiidursisned. have known V.  ���������J. Cheney for the las/; 15 years, nnd.be-'  lieve. him perfectly honest In all business  transactions and financially able to carry  out any obligations made by his tlrm.  NATIONAL  iJAMC  OF  COMMKUCE,  Toledo. O..  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken internally,'  acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Testimonials  merit free. I'rico 1p cents per bottle.  'Sold   by  all   drtmgifctH.  Tal;>:   UaJI's  Family  PIIIj for consUp*-  tlion.  -     Animal Diseases Costly  Tt    is    estimated    that tho United  States    has    already expended    over  $1,500,000   in   fighting  foot-and-mouth  disease,    and it has not yet been exterminated. While" this amount seems  large and yet when compared with the  aggregate    losses    from  other conta- j  gious diseases _of animals it is not so ;  astonishing. j  It is estimated that Texas fever j  causes a loss of $40,000,000 a year, j  The government'' has been spending;  large sums >��������� of money lighting 'the!  fever rick which causes the disease,)  but the greatest loss is to the South-1  ern States, which because of ([tuirau-!  tine arc. excluded from the markets j  of Ihe north for several months each  year. Tuberculosis of livestock comes  'next, with a loss of 525.000,000: contagious abortion. $-0,000,000: anthrax,  $1,500,000: scabies of sheap and cattle. $-1,60,000; blackleg. $0,000,000:  glanders, $5,000,000; parasites, $7,000,-  000; poultry diseases. $8,750,000;  other diseases of live slock $22,000,00(1,  making a grand total of over 5200.-  000.00O lost to breeders and dealers in  live stock every year.  unequalled   value    of   Beecham's  Pills  .-!-;���������.  as - the  the  best   corrective   of   ailments   of  the  digestive  organs  so   common���������and   the   best preventive   of lasting' and.  serious sickness   so   often resulting   from defective-or-  irregular   action   of   the   stomach,    liver    or    bowels.  have a grout record. For over half a century they have been used with  entire satisfaction in thousands of homes. A few doses will prove to  you ithat you can find prompt relief from the headaches, depression of  spirits and general no-rrood feeling's caused by indigestion or biliousness.  Try them, and you will know what it is to have at your command such  Prepared only by Thomas Bccclmm. St. Ilelcru, Lancashire. England,  fiold everywhere ia Canada and U. hi. America.    In boics, 25 centi.  .���������'���������vil  .V.'.*!  A Few Donfc's  Health  in  FEED CHILDREN  On   Properly   Selected   Food-It  Big  Dividends  Pays  ; The Geographical Hoiinl of Trade of  i Canada has notified the Loth bridge  Board of Trade that the name of Belly  J liver has boon permanently changed  l to that of Old Man river. The board  | of trade bad appealed to have the  ; nam? changed to that of Lethbridgc-:  ! river.  W. N. U. 1078  Minard's  Etc.  Liniment ^^ Cures   Burns,  British submarines havo now cleared the Baltic Sea and tho Gulf of  Bothnia entirely of German merchant  ship.< says a despatch to the Star  from Copenhagen. Every German ship  which was southbound from Sweden  when the submarines started their  compalgn has either bscn sunk or run  aground, it. adds.  Of fifty German ore carriers, ,".7 arc  virtually interned in Swedish ports,  the correspondent declares.  If parents will give just a little intelligent thought-to the feeding of their  children the difference in the health of  the little folks will pay, many tlines  over, for the small trouble.  I     A mother writes:   "Our children arc  | till so   much better and stronger than  I they over were before we made a  change in the character of the food.  We have quit; using potatoes three  limes a day with coffee and so much  meat.  I "Now we give the little folks some  fruit, either fresh, stewed, or eniiiii'd,  Home Grape-Xuts with cream, occasionally some soft boiled eggs, and \  some Bostum for breakfast, and .'iiip-j  per. Then for dinner they have some  meat and vegetables.  "If would be hard to fully describe  the change in the children, fhey have  grown so sturdy and strong, and we  attribute this change��������� lo the food elements that, I understand, exist iu  Grape-Nuts and   I'ostuui,  "A short time ago my baby was  teething and bad a great deal of stomach and bowel trouble Nothing scorned  fo agree  with   him    until   l   tried  Grape-Xitfs  softened  and   mixed   with  rich milk and he improved rapidly and  got sturdy and well."  "There's a Reason."  Name  given   by   Canadian   J'ostuni  Co., Windsor, Out.  Ever read the above letter?    A new  one appears from time to time.   They  are  genuine, true, and full  of human  intere*t.  What Next to do for Good  Winter  I'Km't poison yourself with tainted  air by staying in poorly v.-mfilaleth  over-heated, crowded, foul-smelling,  places. Fresh air docs not cause  I pneumonia or any other disease, but  | is necessary for good health in win-  I ter as well as in summer.  | Don't injure your health and lower  i your vitality by over-eating, or cx-  ! cesses of any kind. Good general  ; health, maintained at a high stand-  1 ard by right, living, is the best po.s-  i siblo safeguard against pneumonia  j or any other germ diseases.  Don't indulge to excess in alcoholic liquors. Those who become addicted to alcohol reduce their resistance to pneumonia and increase, the  liability of death from il.  Don't sleep  with  Hie  dows closed.    Night air  day    air:    il  contains  fewer gorms.'  Don't permit    direct'    draughts  blow on you, whether   in bed or nol.     ;  Don't "sit. around with   wet feet <>r !  in wet clothing. !  Don't    permit       anyone    wiio    has |  pneumonia   to pass it on to you.   Treat ;  pneumonia as a. "catching" di  I'cnnsvlvania Health Bulletin.  Billeting   System   Aids  Recruiting  Indications  point to the success of  he  new' system  of billeting soldiers  ��������� where they are raised a-S an incentive  | to rural recruiting.  j     The  first town to  report is Leask,  i Saskatchewan, which has enlisted 25  j and guarantees GO men.  j     Haliburton. Ont...    the population of  which is only 800. has raised the nec-  essary twenty men to ensure their be-'  ing quartered there for the winter.  j     It  is tho  intention    of    the militia  [department to assign noii-cominission-  I ed  officers   to  each    locality so  that  bedroom win-  is purer I ban  less dust ami  to  traiiiin  g may  go a  heat  sed  s>  Tv  stcmatically.  Con;  s    are  can  pressure of  Light  boots.  but.  no  on  need    he  troubh  d  with  Hit  m  long    when     so  simple.  a remedv  as   Nol  oway's  Corn  Cure if-  availa  lie.     -       *  for  setting  a moiisr  In  lp mac broad  Koaked  iu   linseei  oi!  .Mice   cannot  resist  iriseed  oil.  I. l-i  ase.���������  i      Could     Hardly   Live  for   Asthma.���������  i Writes  one   man   who after years  of  'suffering  has   found     complete   reiki'  ! through" Dr.   .1.   D.   Kellogg'*   Asthma  i Uemedy.   Now he knows how needless  ��������� has  been   his -suffering.    This   inatch-  | less remedy gives sure help to all af-  ' flicted with asthma.   Inhaled as smoke  or  vapor  it  brings  the  help  so  long  needed.     Kvery   dealer has   if   or  can  get it for you from his wholesaler.  An old Sefilc'i woman was famous  for speaking kindly. No sheer) wan so  dark but she could discover some  white spol to point out to those who  could sec only its blackness. One day  a gossiping neighbor lost patience  with her, and said, angrily:  "Wunmian, yc'Il hae a guid word to  say for the deavil himself:"  Instantly eanir- I lie reply:  "W'm-I, ' he's a vera Industreoous  body."  rJ-  By   making   Ihe  blood  rich  and  red  Dr.   Chase's   Ncrre  Food    forms    new  cells   and   (issues   and  nourWies  (lie   starved  nerves buck to health  and  Ti^or.  I!y noting your in-  rroaso in weight uhilu  using il you enn prove  positively The bc.riclit  iK-ing ile.rived from  (his   great  food   cure.  fill     llrulcrf,     or  A     Co.,     Limited, THE   SUN,    iRAND   FORKS,   B.C.  Gfiri5tmas Presents  ��������� Lot us help you pick that  Present you are going to  give. We have a beautiful line of  Cut Glass, Silverware  and Mantle Clocks  At prices^ that have not  been advanced since the  war.  A, Oi MORRISON i%T^o^I%%N  ������I)j> (&rmxb$avh% Bun  G. A. Evans, Editor and Publisher  SUHSOKII'TION HATKS ���������  O.ie Year  $1.56  One Tear (In advance)  1.00  One Year, in United States  1.S0  widress all communications to  The Guano I^obks Sun,  I'HONB   R74   _ GlSAND  FONKS. B. C  F UDA.Y    DSJEVlBlSIt 31.  19L5  At the morning parade  to-  (day of the Independent Com-  j pany of Rifles Capt. Kirk requested all those who did not  wish to go to the front to hold  up   their   hands.    No hands  were elevated. Then he asked  those who did not  wish to be  vaccinated    as a   precaution  against typhoid and other diseases to indicate   their' objections   by  the same sign.    No  hands were visible above  the  men's   heads.     The    captain  stated that a large draft would  shortly   be  sent from here to  join Col. Warden's  regiment.  At the noon parade the king's  to his soldiers was read to the  men.  u CjSNT "CASCARETS"  IF BILIOUS OR COSTIVE  For   Sick   Headache,   Sour   Stomach,  Sluggish Liver and Bowels���������They  work while you sleep.  Furred Tongue, Bad Taste, Indigestion, Sallow Skin arid Miserable Headaches come from a torpid  liver  and  clogged    bowels,   which   cause   your  stomach to  become filled with  undigested food, which sours and ferments  like garbage in a swill barrel.   That's  the first step to untold misery���������indigestion, foul gases, had breath, yellow  -:kin, mental fears, everything that is  horril.de and nauseating.   A Cascaret  to-night   will   give   your   constipated  bowels    a    thorough    cleansing   and  straighten you out by morning.   They  work while you sleep���������a 10-cent box  from your druggist will keep you feel  ug good for months.  Some- Prices at E. 0. Henniger's  100 lbs Our Best Flour $3.25  oO lbs    "<      "       " | 75  .100 lbs.- Wheat..........\'..'.'.'.'.'.'/   |.*75  Bring Your Poultry Troubles to Us  Bridge Street Grand Forks. B. C.  Local    Conservatives   pretended   to  be jubilant  when  the recent political shuffle was  made at Victoria.    Their joy  was short lived,however. They  are now beginning'to   realize  that   the late premier,    even  after squandering  the wealth  of British   Columbia,   had  a  few friends left in this part of  the  province,   while  no   one  appears  to  have  any use for  Mr.   Bowser.    Mr.   Bowser's  vascillating method   of handling   the    Doukhobor   problem has lost him  all  the supporters he may have had here.  London    reports    indicate  that   Hon.   J.  H. Turner intends to hold the  position  of  agent general  until  his pen-"  sion has been assured.    It  is  an interesting speculation  as  to. what  eventualities  might  arise if the pension should not'  .prove satisfactory.    It  would  certainly be a novel  sight  to  see Sir Richard and  Premier  Bowser on  the same public  platform  as   bitter opponent,  yet such an event is  not improbable if Mr. Turner should  refuse to vacate his office.  The. Sun   wishes   its   renders the  compliments of the season.  Gus Johanson.1 aged 60 vear.������,  died at the Grand Forks hospital  lust week.  A iiumher of the members of the  Independent Company of Rifles  visited Greenwood and Phoenix on  Christnirs."  Lieut. Stenstroni, of the Indfpen  dent   Company   of   Rifles,    visited  Greenwood on Chrjstmas  A Warrior of Today  The methods of warfare have  changed enormously in the past  year. The sword, for example, has  almost disappeared from var. Z������Zi  A story comes from the Argonne  ahnut a French chasseur who took  a German officer prisoner. ��������� The  chasseur, a hoy, said to the officer:  "Give up your sword!"  But the officer shook his head  and answered: il\ have no sword to  give up But won't my vitriol  spray, my oil proctor, or my gas-  cylinder do as well1?"  SECOND STREET, NEAR BRIDGE.  Fresh and Salt Meats, Poultry always on hand,  Highest market price paid for live  stock.  PHONE 58 and receive prompt and courteous  attention.  W. F. Robinson, Donald McCallum and P. T. McCallum are Spo  kane vi-itors this. week.  Oypters served at the' Imperial  <even different  in  IT IS EASY TO MAKE PERFECT BREAD  WITH  ������nrr  SOLD ONLY  AND GUARANTEED TO BE EQUAL TO THE BEST FLOUR  ON THE MARKET. AND FOR LESS MONEY.  ,     FOR SALE ONLY BY  NDARY FEED A SUPPLY CO., ira.  Mothers, MacDougall & MacDon-  ald have received a large shipment of  boys' suits; all sizes.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN  FLOUR. FEED. HAY AND GRAIN  P. O. BOX 610  FIRST STREET  TELEPHONE 95  Agents for the Yale-Princeton Lump and Nut Coal.  Prices: Nut, S6.50; Lump, 57.50 per ton.  MacDougall & Mac Donald have received a large shipment of men's  gloves;' lined and unlined heavy working gloves; also dress glove* for even  ing wear. Prices from Soo to S2 00  a pair.  \.    Don't tell your tronblfs .unless it  is the only way to prevent the other  fellow from telling his.  When you get your job  printing at The Sun office you  can depend on it that the work  has been done by men who  know their trade. We have no  men in this office who pose as  experts after talking through  a couple of country shops half  a dozen times.  Call and see the neat line of caps  MacDougall & Man Donald are showing for the  Prices.from 65c-to $1 35  cold weather; all sizes.  Talk about Xmas   gifts!    See   our  men's neckwear in  Lorne A. Campbell, the new  minister of mines, is probably  the best man in Premier Bowser's cabinet. Yet Mr. fiamp-  bell's private position, as manager of a large corporation  which has more or less dealings with the province, makes  him unacceptable to the people as a cabinet minister, or  even as a member of the  house.  beautiful range of  ajl the latest colorings and designs.  A necktie would make a suitable gift  for your friend.     Prices 25c to SI.00  Accept no substitutes, but get the  original���������TheGrand   Forks Sun. It  gathers and piints   the  news  of the  city and district first. -  "Type was made to read " This  fact is constantly kept in mind at  The Sun Print Shop.  Men, MacDougall & MacDonald  are showing a new line of hockey  boots; all sizes; just received. Prices  $3 and ������4.  The Sun is the   largest and   best  newspaper printed-inthe Boundary  country, and the price is  only  one-  half that of its local contemporaries.  It is a valuable advertising medium  bflcausej-its  large . subscription 'list  has been  obtained,   and   is   maintained,   merely on its  merits  as  a  newspaper.    It uses   no indirect  or  questionable methods to secure subscribers.  A Clean-Cut  Argument  Washington, Oregon and  Idaho will be in the "dry" belt  after 12 o'clock tonight. A  happy New Year!  The kaiser is suffering from  zellgewebentzuendung. His  condition is critical.  The man who never becomes discouraged is the man  who gets there.  The average man is seldom  very polite���������unless he is trying to sell you something.  Many a man puts his foot  in it when he asks a woman  for her hands.  Addressing  Mail to Soldiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail at - the front and to insure  prompt delivery it is requested that  all mail be addressed as follows:  (a) Regimental number.  (b) Rank.  (c) Name.  (d) Squadron, battery or company.  (e) Battalion, regiment (or other  unit), staff appointment or department.  (f) Canadian Contingent.  (g) British Expeditionary Force,  (h) Army Post, London, England.  Unnecessary    mention   of     higher  ormations, such as brigades, d visions,  * strictly forbidden, and causes delay.  J  ���������'.I  .'V. V(.\>#.i^i-vVr^V  ^^Iife^ii'  ^   * I \  I'   ^"fti-r^-  ��������� JT4i    t*S3 1  ^_ Am  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  In your favor is good print-,  ing.    It starts   things  off in  ^ your favor. People read your  arguments,  reasons, conclusions, when attractively presented.    It   carries   weight.  Enterprising men use GOOD  printing   because   it GETS  BUSINESS.    If you   don't  already known  our kind of  printing,  let us show  you.  It's a certtinty that we can  save you money, too.  /:! .SlJ/JKi-    Hi:.  DANDRUFF,  STOPS FALLING  jve your Hair!   Get a 25 cent bottle  or Dai-.derir.c right now���������Also  stops itching scalp.  Sometimes a handsome man  can earn a living in spite  of it.  The more a man worries  the easier it is for him to lose  out.  Optimism saves up a  little  sunshine for a rainy day.  Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy  <i.ir is mi::.o evidence of a neglected  ���������xalp;   of dandruff���������that awful scurf.  There is nothing so destructive  to  .he hair aa dandruff.  It robs the hair  of Its lustre, its strength and its very  Mfo;  eventually producing a feverish-  ���������le-'s unci itching of the scalp, which  ;f ::ot remedied causes the hair roof  to   shrink,   loosen   and   dio-^then   V:  hair falls out fast.   A little Dandt--'  tonight���������now���������any   time���������will   :���������;���������������������������  wave your hair  Get a 25 cem  bottle of Knowlton's  Danderine from any drug store.    You  surely can have henttciful hair and lots  of iflf yon. v.'ill just try a little Dan- i  dori;:.v.     Hr.vo   your   hair!    Try   it!  Furniture   Made   to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering  Neatly Done.  r.c. mccutcheon  WINNIPEG AVEN0B  Yale  Barber Shop  Kazor Honlner a Speolalty.  %  Phone R 74.  fe Sun Print Shop  i  4  P. A.  Z,  PARE,  Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street  HANSEN 8 CO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  Bay  Tour  Gait Coal  N  ow  Office I  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Tfm'fhonkb;  Officii, Kt>6 Ffrcf Wrppt  IlANSKf^a RKBIDBNCK.R88 IU������" dU CCI  Men,   MacDougall  tt    MacDonald  are showing a new lino of sweaters in  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Barns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  Pays for The .  uro wiiwvYiny u, iiuvt   iiiji; m   ancuuji'n  ill I       -# Ollll     IOI'      ail  all sizes and colors.   Prices 81.00 to n tire year. It is the brightes  $9.00 each. I paper in the-Boundary cou itry V  &���������  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  A  t\ f  S.I    /  PUPILS'STANDING  . The following is the list of pupils,  in order of merit, as. determined by  tests during November, and .December:  {  DIVISION I  Earl King  Annie Anderson  Holger Peterson  Surah McCallum  Reggie Hull  Edith Larsen  Kathleen Kerby  James Lydeu  Ruby Smith  Gladys Latham  (Fred Barlee  \,Tommy Reaburn Ada Lonnon  Laurena Nichols    Murrel G.i  Ed Mcllwaine  Gwen Mcllwaine  Mildred Huttoo  Marie Barnum  Frank Hufty  DiyiSION II  Junior 4th, A  IMIINCIPAl/S CLASS.  Frances Sloan  Blair Cochrane  Margaret Graham  Violet Walker  Li'y Ardiel  Kathleen O'Connor  Anna, .Heran  Pearl Bryenton  oyboer  ifford  Uvo Wolls   "*j ��������� -  f AbramMoc  ( Agnes Slaf  Melville Hoover    Pearl Brau  Law. McKinnon    ClarenceDonaldson  Jimmie Neeoham   Alphonse Galipeau  Arthur Bryenton   Alberta,McLeod  Leo Mills .'Connie'Burdon .  Leona U'Ren      Margaret Bruno  Leonia Reed Vera Lyden  Harold Quinliyan Lizzie Gordon  Roger Molt . / John Lane .'  Gladys Ajmson      Helen O'Cohnell  ' Junior 2nd.-        Roy Lockhart  Gunnar-Halle  ���������     Kenneth Marray   '���������'  Ruth Eureby John de Visser  DIVISION VII.  Secoud Reader. Irene Frankovitch  Joe Bishop  Mary Fleming  Horace Green  Anna Marovitch  Nora Harris  Regina Frechette  Esther Rice  Edward Molt     ���������  Lola  Baker  .ou 14-CHILD IS GROSS,  FEVERISH, CONSTIPATED  Look   Mother!     If  tongue   is  coated,  cleanse little bowels with "California Syrup of Figs."  oway  Viola Pell  Hattie Gaw  Fritz Schliehe'  Helen Peterson  Wilfred Brown  George Cooper  Bernard Crosby  Donald Laws  Mary Cooper'  Loretta Lyden  f Rosa Peterson  Hope" Benson  Lillian Kelleher  Joseph Beran  Ruby Keeling  Jnnior 4th, B.  Lydia Kelleher  Gwen Humphieys  Brenrla Humphreys  Dorothy Burns Cecilia Lyden  Hi'.lon Cainpbel  Uaitbaldi Bruno  Aurcnn Bjrnuiu  Amy Heaven  Ethel Wright  Euil Kelleher  Muriel Spraggett  Lizzena Irving  Vernon Forrester  Berhiee Kennedy  Francis Fritz  Evelyn Stafford  Lews Waldron  Howard Hufty  Herbert Heaven  Frank Worden  James Pell  Addie Barron  Clare U'Ren  John Peterson  Dorothy Schliehe   Harry Carpenter  Janet Stacy Teddie Caron  Jeff Ryan Francis Crosby  Ethel Wiseman      Ernest Green  First Reader.      Harry Stacy  CharlotteLuscombe John Bluekens  Clifford Brown       Joseph Japp  Hilda Smith Doris Kennedy  Nellie Allen  DIVISION VIII.  First Reader.     Jennie Allan  Mothers can rest easy after giving  "California Syrup of Figs," .because in  a few hours- all the clogge'd-up waste,'  sour bile.and fermenting food gently  moves out of the bowels, and you have  a well, playful child again.  Sick children needn't be coaxed to  take this harmless "fruit laxative."  Millions of mothcrn keep it handy because they know its action on tito  stomach, liver and bowels is prompt  and sure.  Ask your druggist for a 50-cont bof  le of "California Syrup of Figs," wind  wOnlains directions for babies, childrei  f all ages and for grown-ups.  DIVISION in.  Junior -1th   B.    Corena Harkness  MaudCunningham Isabelie Glaspell  Vernon. omith Rose Truxler  AmbroseMcKinnonGladys Bryenton  Ewiug McCallum   Lottie Peterson  -Helen Massie  Edith Coryell  Robert O'Connqll  Vernon Siddall -  Harold -Fair      "-  Gordon Murray  Kay Forrester  Aleeta MicRols  Alice Galipeau -  Alfred Eowney  Peter Millet-  George Meikle  Jack Miller  Dorothy Latham  Rlsie Nelson  Ethel Millet-  Nick Verzuh  Elsa Morella  Edmond Wells  Clarence "Ma������oa  Seoorid Primer.  Ruth Lurama  Louis Gill  Arne   Halle  Sniiu-b Ro������s  Walter Anderson  Edna Luscouibe  Elsie Liddicoat  Fred Bryenton  James Chirk  Herbert C:ark  Vera Bicker ton  Svlvester Kraus  Harry Cooper  Jack Stacy  Peter'Skrebneff  (-Jertrudfi Cook  Maye Farmer  Olive Irving   .  Margaret  Flacking  Ruth Hesse  Charles Anderson  Fred Gali| eiu  Lem John  Michael Cherneff  Lloyd Quinlivan  Charles Shannon  Arthur Hesse  Francis Caron  Grace Brau  Kenneth Massie  Georgia Lockhart  John Wanamaker says in Judicious  Advertising: "Advertising doesn't  jerk; it pulls. It begins very gently  at first, but the pull is steady. 'It increases day by day and year by year,  until it exerts an irresistible   power."  The Sun, at SI a year, is superior  to any $2 a year paper printed in the  Boundary. This is the reason why  we do not have to resort to gambling  schemos to gain new subscribers or to  hold those we already have ���������  MargaretMichener Jennie Miller  Amy Murray .  Senior 3rd A.  Mori is  Baineson  Edward Potentier  AntoinetteSchlieha  DIVISION IV.  Senior 3rd B.      Christopher Pell  Harold King Guner Lindgreen  Eloise Stafford        Fred Wiseman  Margaret Fowler    Norma Erickson  Kenneth McArdle G'adysMcLuu.hlan  Charles Bishop        Lenore Crouant  Cecelia Crosby Sam  Erickson  Howard DeCew      Teddie Cooper  Junior 3rd A.  Nellie Mil lei-  Helen Simpson  Walton Young  Dorothy��������� DeCew  DIVISION ix."    "-���������  Second Primer    Janet Bonthron  / M i Id red Wetherel I Vera M c A11 ister  \Fern Sheeley        Paulina Mohler  George Manson      Ethel Sale  E.W.Barrett  c/luctioneer  Sells Anything, Anywhere, Any Time.  Stocks a Specialty*  GRAND   FORKS,  R.  C.  Jeanuette Reburn  George  Hodgson  Hazel Waldron  Bertie Scott.  Hazel Nystrom  Ivan Morrison  Lucy Teabo  Lome Murray  Emerson Reid  Earl Fitzpatrick  Violet Meikle  Vivian McLeod  Rupert Sullivan  Marguerita Pessi  Gordon McCallum  James Shannon  Valdemar Peterson  Carl Peterson -  Peter Santano  Gladys Lindeburg  John Matesa -  Mary Ogiloff  Gordon Clark  -  Evalena Lindeburg  Joseph Lyden  Herbert Harris  Emile Painton  Harry Kelleher  ���������Randolph Davis  Isabel Bowen  Joseph RowlandsonEllen Harkness.  Reid McKie Willie Sprinthall  Boyd Nichols Fred Trimble  Walter Larsen        Grace Wiseman  Denis .0'Conner     Jack Brau  DIVISION  V.  Junior 3rd A.     Mary Beran  First Primer.  J Ernest Hadden  I Nick Ogiloff^  Henry. Reid  Frank Gordon  Albert Snyder  Bessie Harkness  {  Jennie Stan field  Tannin Barlee  Bertha Fracass  Frances Latham  Amy Peck ham  Peter Peterson  Charlie Cooper  Margery Keron  Emma Irving  May Crosby  Esther Anderson  Junior 3rd   B  Grace Green  Orvtlle  Baker  Thelma Hutton  Flora McDonald  Dean Kennedy  Coryl Campbell  Clara Brunner  Frances U'Ren  William Grenier  Mary Mil lei-  Nicholas Skrebneff  Lavina Crowder  Blanche Kennedy Reginald Heaven  Oswald Walker Dorothy Meikle  Lilian  Hull Percy Stacy  William Nelson David McDonald  John Meinel Grace Graham  DIVISION  VI.  Senior 2nd. I<reddy Cooper  Harry Dmytryk Chow Fung  Willie Skrebneff Kenneth Campbell  Mark Truxler Annie Crospy  Clarence Hoover Veryl ISteeves  Walter R-ishleigh  Alice George���������  Florence Hufty  John Stafford  Rosina Pessi ),,  Edith  Eureby  Mike Verzuh  .Gladys Lindeburg  Merle Wright  DIVISION   X���������RECEIVING CLASS.  Class A. John Graham  Edward Dmytryk Cecelia Graham  Elton Woodland    JanH Wright  Bruna, Berazowska Willie Mola  Paul Kingston        Edna Hardy  "Wallace Huffman   Mike Sherstobetoff  Margaret Ross        Alice   Wilkerson  LawrenceO'Connor Arthur Wilkerson  Harry Acres Daniel Wilson .  Dorothy Davidson George Francis  Vera Hoover Blanche Mason    *  Maurice Lane        Jigi Morel  Wiunifred Savage  Frank Wilkerson  Albert Colarch  Lydia Colarch  Class B  Vera Morel  Tommie Allan  Harry Nucich  Mike Morel  Emmet Baker  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (I'nHishod Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  the   world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  In each class of {rood:-. Besides being a com-  plete commercial sruide 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 Manufactures, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, 'on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlurger advertisements from $15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD.  25, Abchurch Lane. London, E.C  Marion McKie  Morley   Miller  Edgar Galipeau  Earl Peterson  Louie O'Keefe  Ida Knox  John  Santano  Amy Sherstobetjff  FannySherstobeteffViolet Coomber  Francis*Larama      Lena Skrebneff  An tone DeWilde    Violet Lockhart  Lillian Coomber  The man at the head of affairs  whether at home or in business, is  the one whose attention you wish  to attract.  Our paper goes into the best class  of homes and is read by the head of  the family. That accounts for the  results obtained by the use "of  Classified   Want   Atls.  Big jobs habitually postponed unti  tomorrow are never undertaken.  FOR SALE-FARM LAND  $20  HER ACUE-Tho old Graham ranch of  IT'  \V  312   acres, lit  Cascade,   Ciui  be pur  chased at $20 pet acre, if taken nt once.  K. Ealing, owner, Kossluiul, H. C.  AGENTS WANTED  Get "More Money" for your Foxes  Muskrat, White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected in yonr section  SHIP YOUR FUIIS IHKEC/r to "SHUBERT'Mhe largest  house In the World dealing exclusively In NORTH AMERICAN RAW FURS  o reliable���������responsible���������anfe Fur House with an unblemished reputation existing for "more than a third of a century," a long successful record of sending Fur .Shippers prompt.SATISFACTORY  AXD I'KftinTAIH/IJ returns. Write for "tEfjeftfjuuert fi>(jlpptr,"  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  Wrhe lor il-WOW-il'H I'KEB  A B SHUBFRT hie ^-zwestaustinave.  .������.. ������. uOU/JI-iili., IrtC. rjpptc.r CHICAGO, U.S.A.  ou������������uu^raae>aiKrai3isa������xH>riter.  RIDMtS WANTED na agents for our hipti  irrnde bicycles. Write for low prices to  THOS. PLIM LEY'S CYCLE WORKS, VICTORIA, 13. C.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKK  your   repairs  pnirer.    Tho   Hub.  Boot  to  ArniNon, shoe   re  book  for  the   Uiy  J  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST QASH PKICES paid f<  and   Raiipos.    K. C. Pocklm  hand Store.  >r old Stoves  am,   .-ccipiid-  FOR RENT-HOUSES  POOD   five-room   house: two   blocks  n   iio>t(d!!<!u.   Apply this olfieo.  ssuring  usiness  c_y4 policy of advertising is a  policy of life assurance, and  the protection thus secured  is well worth its annual  cost.  Old customers die or move  away���������they must be replaced.  Old customers are subject to  the influence of temptation  ���������they may be induced to  divide their custom���������to do  some of their shopping at a  competitor's.  New comers to this community will shop with you���������  become regular customers-^-  if they are invited to do so.  Your competitor's advertising is an influence which  must be offset if you are to  maintain your trade. .  Not to advertise  regularly   to  the readers of  THE GRAND FORKS SON  Is  to leave your business unprotected.  a  It is no sign of weakness to follow the lead of advertising. You  owe it to yourself to get the  most for your money, the best  goods and the best service.  And if you find that your inclination is to shop where you  are invited to shop rather than  continue to be a customer of  the shop which never solicits  your good-will, you need have  no  compunction of conscience.  Shop Where You Are  Invited to Shop a?HK   SUN,   GRAND    FOliKS,   B.C.  INSURES PERFECT  BAKING ^RESULTS  GUARANTEED TO BE. MADE  FROM INGREDIENTS  SHOWN ON THE LABEL  AND NONE OTHER,  avttHjft  Waste in Burning Straw  lizing  E.W.<3!LIITrC0.LTD. I  TORONTO   ONT i  n,~**ai<(������S������Si21������z"~,.c   W1NNIPEQ       MONTREAL    I  ^NTA^_r^^A^L__ -____.S  Soils Greatly Benefitted by Ferti  Elements in the Straw  From the time the prairies were  first cultivated up to a year or so  ago it was the general custom to  burn the piles of straw.���������which dotted  tho fields after the-fall threshing. In  fact it is yet a very common practice  and a very wasteful one.  It is an established fact that organic matter is essential for soil for-  tilily. No one disputes Ihe fact that  our prairie soils are already rich in  this essential hut iif many sections  thn soils would bo greatly benefited  by the addition of the fertilizing constituents which are present in the  straw.  Hopkins, of Illinois, gives the  value of <3\tt straw for inanurial purposes at $:;.���������0 per ton. Wheat straw  valued at $2.58 per ion. The same  relative comparison gives the value of  rcsii farm manure at $2.22 and barnyard manure at $2.iU per ton. Any  one who destroys a'ton of wheat or  oat straw, therefore1, destroys more  fertilizing elements than are contained  iu the average farm yard manure.  The best method of handling straw-  is to feed it lo stock and return the  manure to the land. Thus it serves  a double purpose���������fodder and manure. When fed to horses or cattle  on a maintenance ration or those  doing comparatively little work, oat  straw is condensed by. Hoard's  Dairyman to be from one-half to  two-thirds- the value of good clover  and timothy hay. The manure from  one tou of wheat straw is worth-  51.52 and that' from a Ion of oat  straw is worth ?2.,'!-l. Thus  wastefulness of burning straw is  dent.  Where sufficient live stock is not  kept, however, to use all of the straw  in this way,-the straw can be returned directly to tho laud. It may be  spread and plowed under or used as  a top dressing on grain or pasture.  the  evi-  A Prosperous Area  "We are in receipt of very favorable  advices from the southern interior of  this province. All over the Boundary,  Okanagan and Kootenay districts the  crops have been exceptionally good.  There is very great mining activity.  The demand from the prairies for lumber has led to the opening of numerous  logging camps, and the mills are all  starting, up. There arc no idle men,  but on. the contrary some of the mill-  men are complaining of a shortage of  labor- Our correspondent, who has  covered some hundreds of miles during  the past week or ten days, says, "It  looks tis if southern British Columbia  would have a splendid fall and winter."  ���������Victoria Colonist.  ALL MOTHERS NEED  CONSTANT STRENGTH  Sores Heal Quickly���������Have you a  persistent sore that refuses to heal?  Then, try Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil in  the dressing. It-will stop sloughing,  carry away the proud flesh, draw out  the pus and prepare a clean way for  the mw skin. It is the recognized  hettler among oils and myriads of people can certify that it healed whore  other oils failed utterly.  Saskatchewan Liv.c Stock Distribution  Under the Live Stock Purchase and  Sale Act, the provincial department  of agriculture of Saskatchewan distributed a total of 280 head of cattle  to farmers this summer. P."F. Bredt,  acting live stock commissioner, was in  charge of the buying. On account of  the advance in cheese prices it was  difficult to buy Holstein cattle iu Ontario at right prices, consequently  many head of Shorthorns were purchased at an average price of $85.  Ar. amendment to the above act  last spring made it possible for the  department to distribute bulls on a  quarter cash basis. As a result of this  about 70 bulls were distributed as  compared with 24 last year. A big  demand now prevails for bulls, and  these will possibly be purchased  throughout the west this winter.  Some of the districts receiving' cattle  this year were Kerrobert, Rush Lake.  Dobdon and Eldrod districts, north  of  Shcllbrook,   and  Wadena-  Their Strength is Taxed and  They are Victims of Weakness and Suffering  When there is a growing family -to  car��������� for and the mother falls ill it is  a serious matter.   Many mothers who  are on the go from morning to night,  whose   work, apparently, is never done,  try to disguise their suffering and keep  up an appearance of cheerfulness before their family.    Only    themselves  know how they are distressed by backaches   and headaches, dragging' down  pains   and' nervous   weakness;    how  their nights arc- often sleepless, and  they arise to a new day's work tired,  depressed and quite unrefreshed. Such  women should know that their sufferings are usually due to lack of good  nourishing blood    They should know  that the one thing they need above all  others to give them, new health and  strength, is rich,    red blood, and that  among    ail medicines    there1" is none  can equal Dr. "Williams' Pink Pills for  their    blood-making,    health-restoring  qualities.    Every    suffering    woman,  every woman with a home and family  to care for. should give these pills a  fair trial,  for  thoy  will keep her in  health and strength and    make    her  work easy.    Mrs. G- Strasser,   Acton  "West, One, says: "I am the mother of  three children, and after each birth I  became    terribly    run    down;  I  had  weak,   thin  blood,  always   felt  tired,  and unable to do my household ���������.work.  After  the   birth  of  my   third  child I  seemed to be worse, and was very badly run down.    1 was advised to take  Dr. Williams' Pink pills.    I found the  greatest benefit from    tho    pills and  soon gained my old lime strength.   Indeed, after taking them I felt as well  I.? in my girlhood, and could take pleasure in my work-    I also used Baby's  Own ..Tablets for my little    ones and  have found them a splendid medicine  for childhood ailments."  You can get those pills through any  medicine dealer or by mail at 50 cents  No raattpr -whero yon live or  wtat you cr your family want  in Knrs or Fur Gnrmonta, you  can buy cheaper and better by  dealmfi direct with us.  When you realize that wo aro  THE   L.UtGEST-CASII  BUT-  Kits ov baw runs k; Canada direct trom tho trapper,  you ���������will appreciate our unriv-  ailed opportunity to nelect the  flnc&u Bkins. mauufacturo them  into desirable Fur Sot������ and i'ur  Onrmenta then by eclliattdiroct  to you by mail, savcthomiddle-  men a prod, by our system ot.  soiling  From Trapper to Wearer  BLACK WOLF SET. This is ���������  one ot the many bargains illustrated In our 1'1,'tt STVt.V  BOOK and is n beautiful Bat  made from long haired���������itood  quality���������whole skins. The  Stole is cut extra, deep p.ud WSg&JS m oik  wide over, shoulder find buck��������� vSjssa %i,,U  giving Rood protection against ems        Js in  cold���������is triniuiad -with head and Krai   "������������������������������������-I'  tail over sliouMorn and tail at ^Hl    No.   22V  each end���������lined with good qual- 'Hrf        S*Cl3  ityaatinandTrarmlyinterlEued. ^^        SS 25  The Muff is made in the large classv pillow  style, trimmed -with head, tail and yawo and"mounted  ou good down bed giving fircafc -warmth and comfort���������  linodwith good satin���������with-wrist cord.  No 224, Stole .......................... ;$6.2S  No. 225, Muff. $6.50  Every article is sold under OUR POSITIVE GUAJlA.li.  TEE to "SATISFY YOU Oil REFUND YOUR MONEY.'.  Send for our J'ur Style Book; J915-H edition. StSXT  FREE on request which contains 34 pages ot Illustrations of beautitul For Seta and l*nr CarcieutB.  We Pay AH Dcjivery Charg.s  DO NOT WAIT BUT SEND TO-DAY TO  Room  The   remains   of   an   amphitheatre  famous during the reign of N'ero, havtj|  been   discovered   at    I'ozzuoli     near j  Naples, and  already  (he. (irst  row or  scuts     has  been  uncovered  from  lite  volcanic   deposits   under     which   ihe  whole is buried-   The amphitheatre if; j  401' tVer Ions and )!00 feet wide.  a box or six boxes for $2.50  i Dr.    Williams'  villc, Out.  Medicine-   Co  'rom The  ,    Brock-  pipe  Tiiitiinv  I.--That's a  top-hole  Jerry.    Wheiv d'ye gel il?  Tommy   II. One   of   them   German  Ooians tried t" lake me prisoner, an'  1 iit'eriU'd it from 'int.  Too many women struggle  under pains and aches.  They are not sick���������but weak,  nervous, irritable.  Such women need that blood-  strength that comes by taking  SCOTT'S EMULSION. It also  strengthens the nerves, aidt the appetite and checks the decline.  IF wife or mother tire ca*U  or look run down, SCOTT'.  EMULSION toiil build her up  SHUN SUBSTITUTES.  SEEKS  Big Cattle Industry  In connection with the offer of the  Canadian government to supply France  and c;ref.t Britain with best', one of the  most interesting enterprises in the history of Western Canada is about to.be  j launched. Tt i.< proposed to utilize  .thi} Vermilion Valley in Alberta, east  j of Kdmouton, where millions of tons  j of tiie very finest kind of grasses  ' have uooii going t������ waste c-vvy year to  ' grow ntid fatten cattle for the British  and continental trade.  The scheme is being' supported by  the Alhorta and Dominion governments and a largo number of the  foremost and wealthiest stockmen ot  Ontario are taking ait interest iu it.  Half ;i million acres of land have  he:-'n secured for the purpose. It is  nol. intended to start bis ranches but  small ones  maintained  men.  Amite.  lam   Building,  Toronto,  Canada.  my  you  Recruiting Officer���������And now,  lad, just one more question���������are  prepared to die for your country?  Rec.ruit-'-No, I ain't! That ain't wot ;  I'm j'iniug for. I want to make a few j  of.them Germans die for theirs.  ' The Agricultural Commission  An order-in-council has been issued  hy\ Dominion commission .'to investigate agricultural problems. The personnel of this commission has not yet  been announced- This action of the  government is a result of the conference held in Winnipeg last November  between representatives of the western  grain growers and manufacturers, after which a joint. memorandum was  prepared asking for the appointment  of the commission. It is gratifying to  see that, not only have the manufac-"  turers and farmers decided to forget  their' differences, but that they have  also been.able to combine in advocating a common policy which is apparently s.ound enough to recommend itself to the Dominion government. This  much has been accomplished but the  ultimate benefit.which will be derived  will be determined by the character or  the men .who are appointed to the commission. We trust that these appointments will not be conferred as rewards  for professional politicians but will be  given to men who understand agricul-.  tural conditions and who. are. willing  to devote unlimited time and energy  to the problems before them.���������-Industrial Canada.  E  Minard's  Liniment  Cures   Dandruff.  Country life is dying in America because of the drudgery of the farmer  and the Ionesomeness of his wife, according to William E. Smythe. of  San Francisco, talking to the International Irrigation congress in Stockton, Cal. To substantiate his statement he cited statistics to show that  between 1900 and 10.10 the country  population increased only 4 per cent,  while the increase- of population iu  the.cities was 40 per cent.  Licensed and Bonded Dealers'.  DIRECTORY  Deal with tiie Pioneer Company Organfeed nnd  owned by farmers. -Grnin handled on consignment  or on trnck.   Absolute security, prompt returns.  GRAIN GROWERS GRAIN  CO., LTD.,  .160--McDermot St., Winnipeg, or  100   Douglas  Block, Caltfiry  It pays to ship your grain to a reliablo  Commission Firm. Best attention given  to consignments.  GOODEKHAM  &   MELADY CO., LTD..  Grain  Exchange. Winnipeg  Ship to SAMUEL SPINK. Pioneer Grain Com.  mission Merchant, for beat results.   Grades cars,  fully watched���������Sides made to best advantage-  Prompt returns. Try us.   Shipping bills on request.'  206 Grain Exchange, Winnipeg, Man.      -: ^  :   Rcterence-���������Union and Royal Banks.  Ship Your Grain To  BARTLETT & LANGILLE  Grain Commission Merchants, 510 Grain Exchang������  A reliable firm who aim to give satisfaction. Special  atlention   given   to   grading.     Liberal   advances  made. ,  RANDALL,"GEE & MITCHELL, LTD.  GRAIN COMMISSION  Grain Exchange,      ���������'.   ���������     Winnipeg  Minneapolis,        ���������       Duhith.  THOS. BROD1E.  Manager  UNION GRAIN  S. A. HARGRAFT.  Sec.-Tr.rA_  COMPANY. LTD.,  Cr'AIN   COMMISSION    MERCHANTS  Winnipeg, Man.  'he  One of the. commonest complaints of  infants is worms, and the most active  application for them is Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator.  h-m  W. I\   U. 1078  which will Ik- stocked ami  under   experienced   cattle  Military service is compulsory in  Greece. It commences in the twentieth year, and lasts in one way or another for the long period of Ml years.  The war strength of the Greek armv :-  between 280,000 and S00.000 men. *  Minard's     Liniment   for  sale  every,  where,  A small' special constable when o;i  lop of a. tramcar was rci|tiested by the  conductor to come down to deal with  a man -.\hn was inclined to be abusive,  itoliic-.inlly the special constable com-  piii-il v.tih lho request, but found himself confronted by a huge navvy  aboul six ford six inches high and  four broad.  "There lie in." said the conductor,  "lie won't, pay his fare.''  The small special cousin bin reflected, and then remarked: "Well, 1 suppose I  must pay it for him."  Nine times in ten when the liver is right trie  stomach and bowels are right.  stomach and bowels are right.  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  gently but firmly c ...  pel a lazy liver lo  do its duty  Cures Constipation,  Indigestion,  Side  Headache, and Distresa after Ealing.  Small PilJ, SmaU Dose, Small Price.  Genuine mun bear Signature  Comets in War Time  curious are noting that in the i  j past four centuries various great j  i comets have been visible in the fUis-,  {shin dominions only eleven times, and j  i that each time sitch an appearance |  ! has coincided with great wars in I  I which Russia has been engaged. The J  ' only exceptions to the rule that a|  ; bright comet lias been plainly visible I  ! every lime Russia lias been at war fori  | lour'centuries were the Turkish cam-1  I paigu in IS77 and the war with Japan, j  | though in the latter case tt^faint :  | comet, became visible in .lanuary'; li'O'l. i  | Deloviint's comet, recently tliscov-;  \ ered. keeps up the tradition and j  I corresponds in some respects very j  I nearly to the comet of 181.-, the year !  | of Russia's hist, great national war'  against the "twelve tribes of lOttrope"  under Napoleon- The present comet:  will r:;;>!!-.in visible for about the same  P'M'ind  of the year    as the comet of  602 Grain Exchange, ���������   THE CONTINENTAL GRAIN CO.. LTD.,  Licensed, Bonded, solici'.s your grain consignment*.  Liberal  Advances���������Prompt  returm.  227   O.IAItl    EXCHANGE.  WINNIPEG. ��������� ��������� MAN.  For good rejulls ?.nd beat service shipyour grain  to   thii   aggreuive and   experienced Commijjioo  House, always ready to buy your grain on track.  BLACKBURN a MILLS.  535 Grain Exchange, ��������� Winnipeg  AUTOMOBILE ������  DIRECTORY  r  f'9  )\  M  i  i  i  BREEN   MOTOR CO.. WINNIPEG,  Factorv distributors for Manitoba and  .Saskatchewan lor Studebaker Cars. Good  territory open for live agents. '  snobile  Minarcl'  gia.  Liniment Relieves Neural  The gene ml was inspecting a regiment just, about, to depart: for new  fjunriers. Me asked a young subaltern  what would he his next order if ho  was in command of a regiment passing over a plain in a hostile country,  and he found his front blocked by a-r-  tillery a brigade of cavalry on his right  /lank'and a morass on his left, while  his treat was cut off by a huge body oC  infantry.       '  "Halt! 'Older arms, ground arms,  kneel down, say your prayers!" replied  the subaltern.  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LeClkmo  MKD CO.IlAVIiKSTOt-IC p.d.Haupsteao I.ONOON.JUIO  vi WA������r x* muvi. iMxKAnox wiu, ������������as tOO>  ''���������.; fA  THE    SUN,    G11AND    FORKS,   B.C.  :>������  Do Not Lack Resource  of  ARMADA OF 2,300 BOATS IS ENGAGED IN THE WORK  A British Expert on Naval Matters Disputes the Statement that  Guarding Against Undersea Craft is Sport, and Graphically  Describes the Perils and Hardships of the Work  The First lord of the Admiralty an-   ing under conditions which piled tor-  Bounced that lh��������� losses indicted upon Ipedo  boats above ��������� high   v iter marl  Gorman submarines have been formid-   a March gale tossing tiiem ashore like  able.   By doing so Mr,Balfour crystal-}corks?   For thogales of the N.rth Sea  lized the    stories told by naval men | are   as fierce   and bitter   as  who have come in from the North Sea [ocean;   the terrific nor'caslers  to those who move among them in the  anchorage'on the eastern seaboard.   ,  Following this an American author  was privileged to give to the public a-  little indefinite;information,.very little  and very' indefinite, about the fleet;  but to those who so often look upon a  great battle squadron at anchor or  watch the sudden rush to sea,' or  . again, listen to tho stories which carry  , 10 the fringe of an action, and who  consequently know the secrecy with;  which it. is sought to surround everjr.  movement on the sea, it is surprising  the emphasis laid on the success of  our warfare on the submarine-  With Teutonic braggadocio the Ger-:  mans, it is popularly supposed, replied  to Mr. Balfour's-message, with the  sinking of tho.Hesperian, just as they  were credited with haviug answered  Mr. Churchill's speech at Liverpool,  when he threatened-the German fleet,  if they would not come out they would  he dug out like rats from a hole, with  the' sinking of the Ilogtte and Cressy  and the Aboukir. But the -navy-does7  not'believe the Germans give replies  on these lines. The stake is too serious. And in the stern game where ���������;  men are constantly looking into the  jaws of death one cannot get any of  them to believe one cannot get any of  playing for fireworks displays���������no,  they arc out for results all the; time!  ..."The. officers and men of the battleships and armed cruisers are envious  of those engaged in submarine hunts,  which are regarded as great sport.'-  That statement may have been made,  but it is the greatest possible-travesty  of a dangerous, monotonous and exposed life; so much is it so that it is  inconceivable to anyone .������������������acquainted  with the sea that any naval-officer or  seaman could frame* the words.  There are 2,:-!00 trawlers, mine  sweepers and other auxiliaries on duty  outside the regular service keeping  the North Sea clear. We always believed there were about 9,000 ships at.  work around: our coast and what is this  on .any-  laden  Allies Can 'Look   on   Prolongation  ��������� Hostilities Without Anxiety  Since prance and- her allies, in spite  oi theirattachment to peace, were, obliged to suffer war, they will prosecute  it to the end, anu their intimate union  will assure the linal triumph of justice  and rig'ht," says Premier Viviani in a  declaration-published' in the magazine  i Lectures Pour Tons.  "France is not a country lo be preyed-upon," he continues. "She will not  (lay' down her arms until she has re-  j venged outraged justice, consolidated  l forever with the fatherland the prov-  | inces ravaged by force, restored her-  | oic Belgium, and broken Prussian militarism in order to be able to recon-  | struct upon a foundation of right a  j regenerated Europe.  "Believing in our social, political and  religious    division,    our enemies  im-  (agined   this country's elements   irreconcilable.  . "What did they see?   Workmen, employers,  artisans,  peasants,  rich  and  with the ice of Norway come cutting  deep into the sailors' who man even  the ships that patrol the Scottish  ���������firths. ��������� ,.;;���������':..  Respites from active service are now  happly more    numerous    than in the j . -..-   ,.      ���������.-������������������     ���������,, ������������������,!���������.,������������������������������������  anxious days when we thought the \f������ov men of all parties aU religious  German fleet might put its note out; '^hefs, .ottering, to ^sacrifice, _thcm-  but it was a melancholy experience to 5el���������s- ulluimiiug,their duty in de-  move slowly about the North - Sea dav fending, th en- territory, .wm the Lpui  after day, week after week and month'0 revolution, >n defeiiding the liberty  after month-nothing in sight buc/oC the, "'^f .AU u^  water and no one on board knowing;mof ^H6' 1S-"feful; to.:the .fa her-  where they were except the captain; uVd" ^ fr-������* -the Zef���������\ m ���������<*���������?/���������  It. was a maddening vigil, even the j^lose, admirable .saiig :������roid compes  danger lurking that the fate that over- ������he admiration-- ot .the, world to he  took the HawKeand the Pathftnder.in !. velY liumblest, each li^s a^ndi^-  brbad daylight might overtake them iPtn^^role The glory .s^^l.  at anv moment.    Never was it sport. iUs ^Slit illuminates every forehead.  The men on .shore tell of then hard-1    "ft is not only to ��������� our: army,; wnos  WOUNDED NOW NUMBER NEARLY FOUR MILLION  Conservative Minimum Figures Compiled from the Best Available  Data, and Presented by an American Military Authority  Reveal the Terrible Wastage ot the War  ships -and the scares they have when  suhmarinosare reported about. -Often  it is 'imaginationj but every nerve is  is.ut so; long as .the alarm is on. no;  .that:;,. the nerve strain is 'ever   much  heroism is guided by incomparable  chiefs, that we shall owe victory; it Is  also to the nation that has been able  to accompany that heroism with a  union of silence and'��������� serenity in c'ri.t?  slowed down. There are yacht clubs iicai hours- If these hours seem long,  where, the cnaval 'officers ashore car, pet its .continue to think of our cotm-  go tor a little companionable companv, ! try antr everything will be easy for  and while the-doings on the    se-i are ���������us."-        Uiw^m-oreS^^H S0I,G ������'-er' iOV i Finance Minister Ribot, in the.same  aWs������fA n 1 sailorman-. is-, not (issue of the magazine, speaking of the  Hon or ihoq u & ^3c������s������mS';������^iga- in'fluenea of finance 'upon the war,  tion or the lie of    certain waters or ' ������av=- - .-.-  Ttov^vfff >pjfhn^h.^late,ir^1'0t:,er l~ 'bailee will not lack resources to  They ay ill tell oi heavy weather ana ! sustain her efforts in this war that she  . matchless armada searching for on  -the lone waste? What is this quarry  that-gives the great sport?  Reliable figures are not available of  how many German submarines were  afloat when war was declared-. Possibly at the outside fifty. Fanciful  stories have been published'of submarines built in sections and carried  overland���������vessels of 1,000 tons, all  fitted with - most finely adjusted and  delicate: machinery.  To the Germans, we grant, everything is possible; but setting aside  freak ideas and coming to absolute  facts, tho German yards would not  ..turn' out in a year more than twenty  new suhmarines. And even supposing not a single submarine is being retained outside Kiel, off Heligoland or  in the Baltic, for a year o,000 ships  have enjoyed great sport and been the  envy'of the fleet searching for about  half a'hundred under-water craft. No  angling competition on,a turbid canal  was ever more boring or lustreless in  individual success.  A summer sea, a sound, comfortable  craft winding lazily through the "western Kylcs, with a background of blue  Scottish mountains; ������������������������ little music and  well cooked, solid, sustaining meals  for (he hungry-man. What a champion life the sailor leads hunting submarines. No wonder he looks such a  jolly, keen eyed,' clean skinned fellow when ashore. So is the picture in  . fancy.   Hut what of it in reality?  The smaller craft have their month  divided up���������more than half of the  thirty days they are on actual patrol  work, but one-third of the time they  lie at their mooring, ready at any moment to go out and reinforce a given  unit; the remaining few days they  come into the harbor and the men are  then on shore leave-  But their work when out is no sport-  Take the men who are patrolling given  tracks. They do ten miles either way  ���������back and forward, back and forward,  no change, no variety���������looking watching, ever ready should the skulking  foe, who has a million square miles to  hide in, suddenly rise in the limited  area they guard. Night and day there  stands tho gun layer, his own master  when to fire.  To watch those vessels from land,  ������v?r. at long intervals, as they pass  hack and forward grows tiresome.  What is it to those on hoard, whose  eyes must never relax and whose  watchfulness must never waver. ]n  fine weather life is passable, but recall  the dirty, wintry nights they passed  through.   Where was the sport in liv-  nights spent when the salt waves j did not seek, but she is determined to  seemed to blind their eyes and thai purpose without flinching. As far -"a-  tense cold numbed their bodies. There concerns finances, she can look upon  is a wonderful bond between the men! the prolongation of hostilities without  who are drawn in common to the un-j anxiety. The end of the conflict will  cjucnchablc call of the sea; but in (he Snot depend on our resources,  quiet conversation thcrc is never a I ..Lel France keep the faith she has  taiK ot .-.port. _ ir. n&rself:  let her continue to uuder-  Ihe losses inflicted on tne German jstand ll01. financial duty as she has  submarines have been formidable: i understood her moral duty and her  they are irretrievable. When this war j mjijtarv duty. , she will thus aid in the  started we had still to acquire actual j n���������ri] victorv that the world feels i*  experience m fighting the under-water - ilievitablc and that it awaits in the  craft. We had to learn- -But after j  the ilogue, the Cressy and the Abou-' QJ- c.jvili-a*'on "  kir there was a lull to the Pathfinder {vi-Vicior Angagneur. the French min  and the   Hawke,    and it took a long l,ster of mai.jne, declares:  Since the great war iu Europe  started more than 2,000,000 men have  been killed; the wounded number  nearly 4,000,000, while the total number of prisoners and'of the missing  is more than 2,000,000. These are conservative minimum figures .compiled  from the best available data, and  made public '���������;. by; Brig.-Gen. Francis  Vinton Greene, U.S.A., retired, in an  address on the war, delivered before  the members of the New York State  Historical Association.  General Greene is an honor graduate of West Point of the class of  1870, and the author of many standard works on. military history. He:  gave his hearers the benefit lot what  ���������ne called an "intelligent guess" as to  the casualties of the war and submitted a table showing the increases  of the national indebtedness of the  European: belligerents. The increase  "over. 1914. approximately is $20,000,000,-  000. How much of this is war debt,  of course, is -problematical.''The-combined'.wealth1 of the allies 1s estimated  at 120-1,000,000,000, while that of the  Teutonic,allies, with Turke'v included,  is   estimated' at   ?108,000,000,000-  General Greene alps   discussed the,!  changes  in  the; art 'of warfare  that.  -have made the great struggle not only^J  the most frightful; but also the mos*t  interesting, from a military "'-point of  view,'   of any war in  history.    Incidentally, the   speaker   indicated what  iu his own opinion is required to make  comparatively recent years, almost as  much as from those of antiquity.  "The fabled stories of the countless  hordes who crossed the Hellespont  with Xerxes and Alexander have, been  far surpassed by the actual numbers  of the forces engaged in the present  conflict. The; figures are certainly  startling. In Europe 78 per cent, of  the population at war, in all the world  56 per cent, of the population, involved in the conflict; 13,000,000 men actually under arms; 2,000,000 killed,  nearly 4,000,000 wounded, more, than  2,000,000 prisoners. We cannot grasp  these-figures, but 'we can get some  idea of what they mean by comparing  them with the results of previous  wars. We were accustomed to speak  of our civil war as the greatest conflict of modern times, but apparently  it was only one-tenth of the magnitude of the present conflict.  "At no time did the number of men  actually, under arms, North and South,  exceed 1,300,000 men, and tho total  number of those killed in battle and  died of wounds on the Northern sido  was 110,070, and on the Southern side  probably not more than S0,000; so that  in four years of war then tho destruction of life Was less than one-tenth  ^of the destruction of life during a'little-. ���������  'more than one year at the present  time. In the Napoleonic wars, from  1796 to 1S15, the largest army.ever assembled was that which Napoleon led  into   Russia in..1812. and this number-  adequate   the- national defence of the j ed   somewhat   in   excess   of 500,000  interest of the liberty of peoples and  time hafore the Germans did anything  to the Formidable. But- wo have grappled with the difficulty and we have  means for tracing submarines immediately they enter given areas, which  are among the most carefully guarded  secrets of the navy.  But what is common knowledge  among those acquainted with naval  work is,that we can trace a submarine  'travelling .under the water through a  curious ."formation of the wave it  creates on''the,surface. Our sailors are  now trained to- pick out this wave.  Even laymen in navigation will  readily understand that if there is a  large object tinder the water, approxi-  "The German'fleet is quite as effectively annihilated as if it were sunk.  It is powerless and useless. Consequently our country is repaid a hundredfold for its material sacrifices to  increase the strength of its navy."  Unite All Resources  Russia, Britain and France Are in Complete Accord  The Russian ministry of finance has  issued the following statement:-C-  '"An. exchange of views between the  ministers    of    finance  of the  Allied  mating a thousand tons,    even at a. I���������"""���������v'f    Ul-    ,mt"j^- ���������.������'   w.-  ....._.  r.nT,c,-/tn^oM������   ,u���������n, ,-f ���������.,-,,. ������������������ ; ,;,.; Powers has confirmed once again, ac  considerable depth, it will cause a (lis  placement on the surface. This wave  is not easy- to pick out on a tumultuous sea, but we can do it, and, moreover, once we get on this wave there  is no difficulty in following it, for the  submarine is" constantly sendingup  little air bubbles.  Once oh this attack the submarine is  doomed.   But there are not many Ger  ! cording to information received at the  I ministry of finance the    accord    be-  | tween the ��������� governments    of   Russia,  1 Great Britain and France,  who have  determined to unite all their resources  to bring'the present war to a glorious  conclusion.  "Russia   is assured that the necessary credits for the liquidation of or-  man submarines, now. We keep sink-1fl8rs placed for purposes of national  ing them, towing them in, blowing' defence, as well as for the payment  them up. If they had fifty at the be-1 of interest on the sinking fund upon  ginning of. the war their first line of ��������� foreign loans to the government guar-  submariues has disappeared. ! anteed by the state and the people of  I was standing on the eastern coast'Kuss5a���������difficulties which have hith-  less than a month ago when three de-1 ert0 hindered the payment of the Al-  stroyers came steaming up, not three i ^cs' ^r^ei's in America���������have prob-  miles out.   Two were steaming abreast j aD''-v" heea adjusted by the' credit pro  vided  by the  Anglo-French loan    ot  $500,000,000 and other measures contemplated by the allied governments.  At the same time an agreement has  been concluded with the British and  French     ministers     and    an     agreement has been reached  between  the  Bank  of  England    and  the  Russian  minister of financo    enabling Russian  Suns I banks enjoying short term credits to  'financial houses.   The principal object  ! of this last measure is to enable Rtis-  Isian hankers    to retain possession of  ! their foreign securities.  German Bayonets'  Work  Crocker Land a Myth  McMillan Arctic Expedition Returning  to New York  Word has just been received by the  -American Museum of Natural History  that Donald B. McMillan and a party  of six explore rs, who left New York  in 1913 to explore and chart what was  supposed to bo Crocker Land, in the  .Arctic Ocean, were safe, and that the  relief ship Cluett, later sent with supplies to the McMillan party, reached  its destination.  Dr. p]. O. Hovey, commander of the  McMillan expedition, in a letter dated  August 4 and sent by way of Denmark  ICcId  breast  and   one   stood    back about midway |  They were going about half speed.   I  watched   them     through  the  glasses  until suddenly the rear destrover made {  a spurt forward.   She gathered speed  so that the foam rushed over her bows  The    others zigzagged   and the guns  boomed  out.    Trie    destroyers    were  twisting    and  twirling in  a maze of  movements   uud     while     their  crackled.  Soon the firing ceased and the destroyers steamed about over the apparently vacant sea for half an hour.  Then they turned seaward and steamed- away. Their mission was accomplished. On the next incoming tide  tiie shore was strewn with oil. Life in  these submarines is on a razor's edge  Germany knows that the fearless'  tireless British navy -has swept froni  the sea the bulk of its submarines  ft takes years to train the highly  skilled men 'for submarine work. If j the fact of tho  they have many boats left���������and tiie treated in tho American Red Cross  facts are against them having many��������� : hospital at Paignton,-England, onlv  they cannot have capable men or skill- ! six had been wounded by the bayd-  etl officers to work the most delicate !'H-t.  machine    in the whole service of the j    About r,9 :>er cent, of the shrapnel  sea- shell grenade    or gun  shot    wounds  =r~ -= , .... ... ! were found to be non-perforating.  Not counting fractures, the wounds  were located as follows: Head, 64;  neck, 8: trunk, 122; upper extremity,  132; lower extremity, 241; central  and peripheral nerve injuries, 11;  circulatory, 1. Heart trouble and  rheumatic fever were moat frequently observed.  The average time elapsing between  the injury and (he first field dressing of the wound was about six and  a half hours. Thirty-five of the "1000  wounded were unfit ever to return to  duty, and those who did return were,  on an average, about twenty-three  days on sick leave.  Only three of the thousand died.  United States  In the present decade he said there  had occurred more important changes  in the art of warfare than in the previous fifty years, and in those fifty  years more than in the five preceding  centuries; in other words, since the  first use of-gunpowder iu'���������warfare.  What these changes in the art ot  warfare mean is learned by a study of  the tables of casualties, financial expenditure, etc-, compiled by General  Greene. One of these gives the population, based on official figures, of  the various countries concerned in tho  war. These figures are taken from  official reports. Summarized, they  show that on the side of the allies  there are in Europe 266,500,000 people  as compared with J22,200,000, population of the Teutonic nations and their  ally, Turkey. The colonies of the allies; have tt population of 472,500,000  people as compared with 32,800,000 in  the colonies that nowordid belong to  Germany, Austria and Turkey. The  total-population' upon which the allies  can" draw is 739,000,000 as compared  with 155,000,000 who owe allegiance  to Emperor William, Franz Josef or  the Sultan.  In his discussion of other phases ot  the war General Greene laid stress on  the important part played by the  aeroplane, the automobile, the submarine, and wireless telegraphy, which  are for the first time effectively useful  in warfare.  "We only dimly perceive, as yet,"  GeneralGreeue said, "the relation between these agencies and the stupendous scale of actual.. military operations. In the preceding fifty years the  railroad, the steamboat, the electric  telegraph, had first come into military  use, and had gradually reached their  complete perfection. It has often been  said that had these means been at the  disposal of Napoleon lie would have  conquered tiie world. This is mere  opinion and speculation, hut it is a  fact that the means of transportation  and of communicating intelligence  were substantially, the same in the  time of Napoleon as in the Lime of  Caesfi r.  "But from Napoleon's time *to the  present the art of war has benefitted  by all tiie wonderful improvements in  th-; mechanical arts and sciences: ail  of which are the servants of war as  well as of peace. 'Instantaneous communication of intelligence, marvellously rapid transportation of troops,  the ability to feed and supply unheard  he German armies fighting today in  Russia on the east and in France on  the west are more than six times as  large."  Referring to the war in the western  theatre, General Greene said that the  reports indicated that 2,500,000 a  side occupied the. trenches from the  sea to the Vosges, which meant 8,000  men to the mile or five to the yard,  more than the equivalent of a double-  rank formation, in close order, with  ���������'elbows touching, from end to end.  "Compared to these," remarked General Greene, "the celebrated lines of  Torres Vedras in Portugal and of  Petersburg in Virginia sink almost into  insignifiance. Imagine a continuous  line'.in-,double .-rank across the state  of New York from the Atlantic to  Lake Ontario."  General Greene then look up a discussion of the mariner in. which the  a.'mies are supplied with food and  rations, and the use of the motor  truck.  "It would :.cem,'' he said, "as if the  internal combustion engine as applied  to tiie automobile has almost revolutionized that branch of the military  science which has been called logistics.'  Taking up a study oT the economics  of the' war, General Greene said:  "The war is already long and the  end is no more in sight than it was a  year ago. The financial transactions  are on a scale even more stupendous  than the numbers of men engaged,  and the increase in national debts  fairly staggers the imagination. 'Approximately $20,000,000,000 have already been borrowed, and there is  more to come.  "If, however, wc consider these figures relatively to the population and  the estimated wealth of the nations  engaged in war we find that they are  not unprecedented. Per capita the  debts are no greater than those of  England and France at the close of tiie  Napoleonic wars. Moreover the per  capita basis is not the only, and perhaps not the most important basis oC  comparison. Wealth has increased far  more rapidly than population in the  last hundred years; so that the debts  at the present time are considerably  less in the percentage of accumulated  wealth than was our debt fifty years  ago, or the European debts a hundred  years ago.  "It is, s>' course, within the bounds  of possibility that the war may continue until one or more  than one of  of numbers in the field, flying through '��������� the   nations    involved   becomes hope-  the air to detect    the enemy's move-1 lessly bankrupt.    But all, or nearly all  Steel   Causes  Small   Percentage  of Casualties to Allies  How little    the bayonet is used by  the Germans in this war is shown by  the    fact    of Hie first.    1,000 soldlc;^  indicated that the party had decided  that Crocker Land was a myth. ' Rear-  Admiral Peary had reported he thought  Crocker Land had been located by  him from the summit of Cape Thomas  Hubbard, Greenland, .130 miles to the  northwest. Dr. Hovey said the explorers were returning to. New York after  two years' absence.  Practical Old Father���������Why don't you  get out and hustle for clients?  Lawyer Son������������������But the dignity of my  profession, sir.  P.O.F.���������Shucks! You ain't goin' to  look very dignified dodgiu' creditors,  are you?  ments, swimming under water to destroy the enemy's ships, hurling projectiles of unprecedented size lo destroy his forts, caring for hundreds  upon hundreds of wounded, which but  for I lie automobile would have perished upon tiie field���������thece arc- sonic  of the more important methods of  warfare which now for the first, lime  are being used to I'uli effect, and which  differentiate tho war of today from  all previous wans, ami  from those of  of them, have still vast sources of  credit untouched. It is beyond any  question a fact that the military  operations have not bcjcn anywhere restricted by financial considerations.  Questions of finance have not made  any change in the art of war. except  as they have contributed through enormous resources of credit to make it  possible, to <urry on military operations on a stale of such unprecedented  magnitude."  Fight or Pay  .'ine Good Reasons Why Yon Ought to j  Aid the Patroitic Fund |  1 ��������� You owe to ymir country, and to j  the empire of which   wc  tiro a  pari, '  truth, liborly and  for tho sacreduoss  of treaties and the given word.  (!���������-If you can't go yoiirseli, you can  help to make it possible for others to  ;.;���������) by guaranteeing that their families  will be provided for in their absence.  The object of the Cairwlian Pat-  !��������� I 'I'll MiV  part    in  going   from  the present  either to fight yourself or hNp to-mako ! rio'tic" i'tmcl  is  to' make  provlsion'foi-  it possibb for otners to fight in thisi...|   jan.ilies   ;-f  supreme struggle. i Cfina(lu l0 'lak(.  2���������As a ( anadiati you  have enjoy- \ w.iri  ed the    protection    and   privileges of  British citizenship and have never yet  been calk-d upon in the defense of the  empire.  3���������The mother country lias for  years, practically borne the burden oi  your protection alone.  ���������1���������in this hour of trial we desire  Great Britain to realize that every Canadian is supporting and upholding  her cause.  5���������The war in which wc arc engaged  is a righteous cause,    a struggle  for  8���������Those who have gone to the front  are making greater sacrifices than  anything wc can do at home.  9���������An unparalleled crisis in the  world's history calls for supreme sacrifice on our part. We must do our  duty���������we must fight or pay.  Mrs.  Kxc--My  husband    is  thoughtful man.  Mrs.     Wye���������So     is   mine���������full  thoughts of ir'mself.  such a  of =_^,������������a������������ i������i-.ra������n.������a������i^WJWBBB'^M!������i^^  I'l   !'  THE   SUjN,    GRAND   FORKS,    B.C.  Zof,  MS OF IHE CITV  The first anniversary of   the junior  choir of the Methodist church   will be  observed on Sunday next, January 2.  Throughout the year, under  the   able  leadership of Arnold Carter, the choir  has   supplied   the  music for the Sunday morning services to  the   satisfaction of all.     On    Sunday, as a special  anniversary feature, the choir will be  in   evidence   at    both   morning  and  evening services, when  special   musical selections will be given  in keeping  with tho important event.   Miss Vera  Reid will preside   at   the    piano   and  Douglas Carter at the organ.   Rev. J.  I). Hobden will   preach at both   services.  Eternal    Choice."    Young   people  of  the congregation are urged to be pres  ent.     Strangers cordiall}' inviLed.  The men of the Independent Company of Rifles wish to thank the citi  zens most heartily for the plum pudding, pies, cakes, and numerous other  good things to cat, sent chum for their  Christmas dinner.  The splendid . Christmas cantata,  "Foxy Santa," was given by the  members and friends of the Methodist  Sunday school last night in tho opera  house. There, was lots .of good music  and humorous dialogue. The hall was  crowded and everybody had an enjoyable time.  During  a ry  the week   beginning  Janu-  2nd, and    in   concert   with   the  World's    Evangelical   Alliance,    the  Protestant churches of  Grand   Forks  will unite in special private and   public prayer and    intercession, with services as follows.    Sunday, in   all   the  churches;    Monday,   in   the   Presbyterian church; Tuesday, in the   Methodist    church;     Wednesday,    in   the  Episcopal   chnrch;   Thursday,  in   the  Baptist church.     Sunday  services   at  the usual hours, and also at   8    p tn  Mriof   addresses    appropriate   to   the  occasion  will be delivered by    ope   of  the minhttrs at each    service; and, in  view of these d-iys of conflict, so   sad  and soienin, all Christians are  invited  and urged to respond to   this   call  to  prayer   by their   presence in silent or  audible   supplication   at  these   meet  Dad Bugliee, of the Imperial, received of box apples from Michigan  as a Christmas present. The box  contained one���������one���������Jonathan apple  He has had the 'gift photographed,  and will have it framed for future  reference.  '9  Christmas night was   celebrated   at  tbe   Pacific   hotel   with a dance      A  large    number   of   friends of the pro  prietor and his family p irticipated in  the festivities  The municipal voters' list, just  issued from The Sun Job office, con  tains 571 names in the two wards of  the city. This is an increase of six  tijen names over last year's list In  the supplementary list of voters in the  school district outside the city limits,  there is a slight decrease, owing to the  fact that the boundaries of the district have been contracted  Charles Hamilton, of theO.P.R.,  arrived in the city last Friday from  Trail, and spent Christmas at the  Pacific.  The curling rink was opened for  the season on Friday evening, and  a fews days later the skating rink  was .thrown open to the public.  Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p rn.  New Year's services with special in  tercessory prayer will be held in the  Baptist cnurch. Two great questions  ���������from morning text, "How Old Art  Thou?" evening, "Is the .World  Growing Better?" Searchlights will  be thrown on the situation from inspired prophecy, also from ten of the  world's best men of today in as many  walks of life, a concise and com pre  hensive view of things as they are will  be sought.  New Year's services in Presbyterian  church Sunday, January 2: Morning,  11 a.m., subject, "The Need of Find  ing God";  evening, 7:30  pm.  'Th.  All   the  friends   are invited to observe the coming union  series   of   in  tercessory  services  as   announced   in  this   issue.       Fuller   announcements  will be made at the Sunday   services.  Miss Stark's    kindergarten   school  at 9:30 a m   on Monday,  will reopen  Janua-jy 2.  The Ladies'   Aid of   the Methodist  church will meat on   Thursday   after  noon    next. January  6,   at 3 o'clock,  at the home of   Mrs. E  E. W. Mills,  Garden avenue.  J. H. Ryley is spending the Christmas   holidays   with    his     family    at  Queen's Bay,  Robert Newbauer has been appointed teacner of the Carson school.  MacDougall & MacDonald have received   a   large   shipment  of   men's  gloves, lined and unlined heavy work  ing gloves; also dress gloves for even  ing wear.    Prices from 85c to  82 00  a pair.  NEW  HARNESS   SHOP  I have re-opened a harness   shop  at my  old  stand on Bridge street, and will manufacture  Np>w  H������rn pec and   do  a11  kinds  of  l^CW  lidrnebb harness repairing. All  work guaranteed.   Your patronage is solicited.  ,EATHEi  Mann's Old Drug Store  Gent's Furnishers  Next Telephone Office  Bridge Street ��������� J  Granby Shipmants  The following are the monthly  shipping figures fro,m the Granby  mine at Phoenix tn thp Gr;nid Forks  smelter:  Ions  January   42,21L  February   03,091  March  69,9-lS  Agril   So.382  May....." 100,693  June  103,004  July 101,058  August  103.062  September     93,245  October    96,430  November     82.187  .it.11  .940,31  JIVE ������������������������,"*^"J** OF FIGS'*  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  '4fe  '."   ':,-:r->:<W':  <&  Here We Are !  Your Six Friends,  \  Robin Hood Family"  Robin Hood Flour  "     Oats  "     Porrioge Oats  "     Ferina  raham  "     Whole Wheat  Let Us Lighten  Your Household Duties  For Sale by  JOHN DONALDSON  PHONE 30  Everything to Eat and Wear  Delicious "Fruit Laxative" can't harm  tender little Stomach, liver  and bowels.  Lost, Strayed or Stolen  Oue bay,colt, one year old, white  stripe in face, one white hind leg;  lost since April 1st lust. Any information that will lead to its recovery will be rewarded by addressing  R. Simpsox,  Grand Forks,  R. C.  Call and se-i the- new line okshirtV:���������;���������;  MacDougall wi MacDonald are   slipw-:  irig.for the"Xihas' season,^yith collars  detached, all sizes^ in stripes and; the,';  latest   designs;'vP.i-icos-from $1.25':to :  81.50 each:     l   ';^:H^:r--:^:j;:"^y;k  There may be  a poultry show   in  Greenwood next month.  Ladies,   call -"and "see. the latest inj  shoes Mac'Douga! I &;: MacDonald ^ are .  shovying formeri;'in button and laced; ���������-  tans * and   blacks.    The  real gift for ;  your gentlemen friends .Prices 83.75  to ������6.00" a pair. ';'��������� ~r'-<-..::'.:\'../.-V';--':'.'">V  Look   at  the   tongue,   mother!     If  ���������:oated, your little one's stomach, liver  and   bowels  need   cleansing  at  once.  \,hen peevish, cross, listless,  doesn't  :;!eep, cat or act naturally, or is feverish,   stomach  sour,   breath   bad;   has  ore throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give  \ tcusjjoonl'ul of "California Syrup of  ."igs," and in a fev.- hours ail the foul,  ������������������������������������.matinafofl    waste,    undigested    food  -���������.ml stuir bile gontly moves out of its  iktlo bowels without griping, and you  nave a '.veil, playful chill again.    Ask  your druggist  for a FAcent'bottle of  "Californ-'a Syruo of Figs," which contains  full   iirpctions  for babies, children of ail ages and for grown-ups.  tendeYfor wood  SEALED tenders will be received by  the undersigned up to and inclnd-  ing January the tenth, 1916. for supplying Fifty Cords of green wood  (four-foot length), split fir or tamarack. Wood to be delivered at the  School House,  as and where directed  All tenders to state time of delivery,  also from what land or person the  wood is being obtained of.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  All tenders to be addressed as follows:  Tender for Wood,  The Secretary School Board,  Grand Forks, B.C.  For  Watches,G locks and Jewellery^  Go to  &������?>Mm,  www  LAKUCr  First Street, Grand Forks  New Year's Gifts  Specialty: Fine Watch Repairs  English 3-Speed Gear and  the High-Grade Cleveland  Wheels  I have opened a hicycles store next the Grand  Forks Garage, and keep these celebrated wheels  in stock.  1  Bicycle  Accessories.     Repairing   a  Specialty"  First and  Main   !  Grand  Forks,  B. C.  J. R. Mooyboer cirst,u,d Main sts"  Butter Wrappers  Neatly printed with  special Butter Wrapper  Ink.    Also imprinted wrappers.    Our prices  are right.  SUN PRINT SHOP  l.'J

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