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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Feb 22, 1918

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 /.  \\,U /////.  Kettle Valley Orchardist  cO.  !  r*i  f*.  &  ������.i"'> -i  ^tO^  1       B3������t      ';  raa      ^HH  1     Ess,.  *  Mfti.     VjsiB  i   bhsd ������  s>   fafgM  r         wo^^   g  '    ~-K  ;j x  ,;;  17TII YEAR���������No   17  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1918  $1.00 PER YEAR  3M  Local Ladies' Hockey Team  Wins Both Home and  Home Games  The Grarid Forks -ladies' hockey  team will retain the Bouudary championship and the MacLean cup for  nnothar yeor, having won "both of  the home and home games with the  Greenwood club.  In the first game, played at Greenwood last Friday night, the Grand  -���������Forks ladies emerged from the con-  tesT-victorious by a score of 1 to 0.  A number of our citizens accompanied the home,team to Greenwood, and maintained a fusilade of  effective rooting.  In the second game at the local  rink on Tuesday night, no score  was made until two minutes of the  last period, when the home team  put in the leading tally. Both  clubs put up a great exhibition of  hockey, and there was rip lack of enthusiasm from the crowd of spectators, which was of quite respectable  proportions. The line up follows:  Grand Forks���������Goal, Margaret  Harrigan; point, Olga Frankdvitch;  cover-point, Grace Spinks; center,  Emma Needham; rover, Marjoriej  Mann; left wing, Gwendolyn Mcll  waine; light wing, Amy Franko-  vitch. :: .'.-..'  Greenwood���������Goal, Eva Murray;  point. Mrs. G S. Walters; cover  point,Nellie Hamarstadt; right wing,  Edith Willcox; left wing, Ethel  Pond; roverj Gladys- Jackson; cen  ter, Ethel Ferguson.  mission to the writers of any ��������������������������� reply  from the.correspondnnts in enemy  countries will be made by Messrs.  TboB. Cook & Son.  There are certains towns to which  on account of restricts imposed by  the enemy, Messrs. Tbos. Cook &  Son can not forward correspondence,  and in other cases they are only able  to transmit the letter without making arrangement for the reply. Full  particulars, however, may be obtained from Thos. Cook & Son.on  writing to them at 530 St. Catherine  St. ,W , Montreal, and enclosing a  stamped addressed envelope for the  reply.,   ���������  Letters addressed to enemy and  enemy occupied territory can only  be sent in this manner, and any  which are being forwarded through  other than this authorized channel  will be returned to the sender. This  does not affect in any way corre  spondence addressed to prisoners of  war in enemy or enemy occupied  territory, which-is to be forwarded  in accordance with the prisoner of  war regulations.  Keport of Resident Engineer  on Development During  - .   Past Year  Seed Oats for  The Grand Forks Farmers' Insti  tute has been assured of a supply  of seed oats from the department of  agriculture,' and ranchers who rhav  wish to secure a snpply should  hand in their orders to the secretary  at. the institute meeting tomorrow  (Saturday) afternoon in the court  housed  METEOROLOGICAL  Letters for an  Enemy Country  Up to the present it has beenper-  missable to send letters "destined for  persons in an enemy country or a  country in the occupation of the  enemy subject to censorship through  the medium of an intermediary in a  neutral country. An arrangement  has now been made whereby such  correspondence can be forwarded  through the medium of Messrs.  Thos. Cook & Son, 530 St.. Catherine St. W., Montreal, in connection  with the authority received:by their  London housejrom the British government to undertake the transmission of such correspondence.  The letters to be forwarded must  relate only to private ne=vs and must  not contain any reference to military  or naval movements, to political and  economic conditions or the like.  The letter should be enclosed in an  envelope legibly addressed to its ultimate destination, and must be left  open in accordance with the censorship of enemy countries. This should  then be placed in another envelope  addressed to Thos. Cook & Son, 530  St. Catherine St., Montreal, together  'with a slip bearing, legibly written,  the name of the sender and also a  postal note for 25 cents to cover the  charges.  The amount covers the expense of  transmitting the letter to a neutral  country   from thence to ^an enemy J  The following is- the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by.tbe government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch: .���������.'...  Feb.   15���������Friday.......  16���������Saturday   .  17���������S-undiy....  IS���������Monday....  19���������Tuesday....  20���������Wednesday  ���������    21-Thursday..  Snowfall.   lax.  Min.  21  ���������6  31  17  30  23  23  S  20  0  15  -6  13  -6  Inches  2.9  Providence Is  Shipping Ore  Work'is" going on steadily at the  Providence mine at Greenwood, says  the Ledge, under lease by Morrison  and Larsen. .The drift from the  main shaft; is now in 100 feet and  is still encountering high-grade ore.  This week a carload of second-grade  ore was shipped to Canada Copper  corporation's smelter, while about  the end of the month the lessees intend shipping a carload of high-  grade ore to the smelter at Trail.  We have ventured to extract  the  following from the Warkwork (Man.)  Journal of January 23:  There   was a town of  many creeds  That never could agree  Till one winter froze them  To perfect unity.  "To save our coal, if not our   sonl,"  Said they, " 'til winter's done,  Let's close our varied churches  And worship all in one."  Ifall the creeds had one belief,  And followed gospel text,-  'T would save much coal in this   life,  And also in the next.  Progress of mining development  in Osoyoos mining division during  19-1.7, as reported by P. B. Freeland,  resident mining engneer:  - Spotted Lake.���������The Stewart, Calvert company, incorporated, industrial chemists of Oroville, Wash.,  has been operating during the year  at Spotted lake. Some 412 tons of  magnesium sulphate has been  shipped to the company's chemicai  works at Oroville. This amount  represents the tonnage of 1917 up  to-December 1. The company estimates that about,350 to 400, tons  will be shipped during December,  providing.weather conditions allow-  for transportation. Thifl tonnoge  has been/moved by means of motor  trucks.  .  Nickel Plate.���������This mine, bonded  to the late M. K. Rogers in  the Jail  of  1898   for  $60,000, has   been in  steady   operation   ever   since.    In ���������  1900-1 a concentration arid  cyanide  plant was installed'.'   Up to 1916 the  concentrates   were   shipped  to Ta-J  coma smelter for treatment and   the  tailings cyanided.    This proved expensive, latterly, owing   to  the ' in  creased  baseness   of  the ore   with  depth, which in turn increased   the  tonnage of concentrates and lowered  the grade.    To .offset this the com  pany commenced to  treat its ore by  total   cyanidation, dispensing  with  concentration, and up to "the   pres  ent   time, this  method has proved  most satisfactory.  Oregon Group.���������This group consists of the Oregon, Winchester, St.  Barnard, Savage, Two Sisters.Oregon  Fraction, and Winchester Fraction.  The Granby company had a bond  on the property during the year and  had done considerable development  to try and locate a continuance of  the ore body. Assays as high as 3.9  per cent copper, 3.40 oz. silver, and  0.12 oz. gold have been obtained  across the ledge.  Copper King Group.���������This group  consists of the Copper King, Copper  Hill, Mountain Lion, and Copper  King Extension, and is owned by  H. Northey, Olalla, and leased and  bonded to A. Hagelberg. Tunnels  were driven in this property to develop the ore body at depth. At the  time of writing this report no ore  had been struck. Surface showings  eontained fair values in copper sulphides.  Golconda.���������This mine is owned  and worked by Dan and Archie  McEachern, of Olalla. During the  year 4390 pounds of molybdenite  was shipped from this mine, containing 751.1290 lb. of MoS.; also a  few hundred pounds of copper sulr  phide.  Dolphin.���������This mine, owned by  C. VV. Jordan, of Olalla, shipped  about 72 tons of gold and copper ore  to the Granby smelter at Grand  Forks.  Horn Silver Mine.���������This mine has  has shipped eighteen carloads to the  Grand Forks smelter. One of the  carloads assayed as high as 390 oz.  silver and some gold. The owners  have been handicapped considerably owing to the lack of proper  means to develop and transport  their ore. If the high price of silver  should continue and .proper machinery be installed/there is little  doubt but that this property will  become a steady producer.  Camp McKinney.-r-A revival of  interest was shown in this camp  when a number of people from Ross-  land Trail restaked and bought some  thiity odd claims in and around tbe  old camp. It is generally understood that the high-power electric  line from Greenwood will pass  through this camp in the near future, which may offer better conditions for power for operating purposes. In the next year or some  development may be looked for.  SENDS DELEGATIO  T01  Ranchers Think It Is Time  to Start Work on An  Irrigation System  Fact & Comment  After an accident happens the  public invariably demands an investigation. If the people were as  keen in seeing.that the laws now on  statute books are enforced a great  number of these investigations  would be unncessary. . The provincial laws state that all moving  picture show operators must obtan  a provincial license, and that during.the progress of a show only one  person is allowed to be in the  oper-  The mass meeting of ranchers and  business men in the city hall on  Wednesday evening to discuss the  advisability of sending a delegation  to Victoria to impress upon the  government the urgent need of governmental aid for installing a general gavity system of irrigation in this  valley, was well attended by both  the farmers and the townspeople,  and keen interest was taken in the  subject by all those present.  J. T. Lawrence called  the  meeting to order, arid on motion  he was  chosen   chairman.   S. T, Hull  was-  selected as secretary.  The presentation of the subject  at issue took rather the form, of an  informal discussion than of a series  of set speeches. J. T. Lawrence  gave a statement of what steps had  been taken- up to the present to get  the valley under irrigation, and Al.  Traunweiser gave a clear account of  the work done by the engineers who  where sent-here last to make a pre-  lirriinary survey. They had told  him that a gravity system from  the  ating booth. '������������������We: are  credibly   in  formed that both of these provisions J main Kettle river   was  quite   feasi-  are being violated at   the local pic-j ble, aud that the cost of the  ditch  ture house. There has not been a  licensed operator here for some  months, and on almost any, night  when a show is in progress two persons may be seen in the operating  booth.  The Sun does not believe t bat the  preseut application before the city  councillor exemption from payment  of back water and light rates is  analogous to the Pacific hotel case.  The Pacific hotel was an insolvent  concern, but even at that the city  attempted to collect the bill on other  property that _ the proprietor was  supposed to own. The present application is made by a party who is  apparently solvent, and to grant his  request would be establishing a  rather dangerous precedent  Sometimes we think that the people who persist in saying that there  is only one paper printed in Grand  Forks. The statement is more of a  boost than a knock for The Sun.  News of the City  The ice carnival at tbe local rink  on Wednesday night,   given   under  the   auspices   of   the   Knights    of  Pythias and Oddfellows lodges, was  well attended in spite of the numerous other attractions. The main feature on the evening's program was tbe  broom ball game  between   members  of the two lodges.   This has become  an   annual   event,    and  many pro  fessionals have been developed.    As!  a   result,    neither  side  was able to j  score this year.    The game  will   be |  would be about $5000 per mile.  There would be difficulty, he said,  in bringing the water from across  the line, as the international water  commission had full authority to  grant this privilege.  J. A. McCallum stated that the  engineers had informed him that it  was their intention to return here  next spring to complete the survey.  The pressing,need of irrigation, the  great benefit to be derived from it,  the amount of land that could be  irrigated, the cost of the system,  how high a tax for irrigation tbe  laud would stand, and kindred subjects were treated H. C. Kerman,  C. A. S. Atwood, R. W. Hughes, E.  F. Laws, C. C. Heavens, H..W.  CoJIins and many other speakers.  The  meeting  decided to  send a  telegram   to J.  E.   Thompson, our  member   at    Victoria,    asking him  tbe advisability of a  delegation   being sent to the capital from this city  to urge our claim   to  a  substantial  portion of the 3500,000   which   the  government proposes to appropriate  at the present sessiou of the   legislature  for  irrigation   purposes iu the  province,    lo   the  event that   Mr.  Thompson advises that such a course  is necessary, the meeting decided to  send two delegates.  W. K. C. Manly  was chosen from the city, and J.  T  Lawrence will represent the farming  district.   It was decided   to defray  the   expenses   of   the  delegates by  taking up a public subscription.  Liberal Meeting  A  meeting  of  the  Grand Forks  Vaudeville   is  the Sunday name  country and the reply. The arrange-, for   an. ordinary, every-day   variety   been producing silver  ore   pcriodi-  li^t   n-.-ullant  ment necessary to ensure the   trans- show. colly since September 10, 1915, and 'game.  finished next winter. Tbe other [Liberal association will be held in  events on the program were carried : the board of trade rooms on Wed-  out in their proper sequence and | nesday, February 27, at 8 p.m.,  without augmenting the casualty j for the election of officers and the  from   the broom ball ' transaction of  other  business.    AH  Liberals are requested to ntluid. SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE I N ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain).. S1.00  One Year (in the United States) ..'    1.50  Address all communications to  The Guand Forks Sun,  Puonk 10111 Guand Forks, B.C.  OKL-MCE:    COUJMIUA AVUNUli AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1.918  The  wreck of the   Dominion   Permanent  Loan company and- the cause  of the wreck  have revived recollection of many incidents���������  that  had   long  since  receded  to  the pallid  shades of memory���������in -connctiori with the operations  of the  company in this district about  eighteen  years ago.    In   our  mind's eye, we  can see once more President Tracy Holland's  palatial private car,-with :ts capacious champagne tanks and vast cigar bunkers, standing  in the. Canadian Pacific Railway  company's  yards   in   the  city.    Once   more  that epoch-  making trip is made to Republic to drive the  golden spike at the southern terminas  of the  Kettle    Valley    line.-    Again   we    see  the  amazement on the countenances of the  members of the party when they reached  a point  eight miles this side of Republic.    There  the  road ended, and from that point  to  Republic  the journey was made by  horse  conveyance.  (There were no autos'in those days.) A length  of rails and a few ties had been transported to  Republie by team-power, and in-this  section  of the road the golden the spike  was  driven.  Theevent was duly celebrated at  both  ends  and along the entire route of the road.   A few  days later our local  contemporary  made  its  appearance,   prihtQcl   with red ink, giving account of tlie completed road from Grand Forks  to  Republic.    Red!' In the light of recent  events, what a prophetic  inspiration!    What  other   color  could  be  so  emblematic of the  life's blood of the poor  Ontario  people   who  have lost their savings in'the Dominion  Per-  man en t Loan.    Had the road been the means  of "making  Grand  Forks the greatest city in  Canada, a,persons without a perverted  sense  of justice could find no justification for its existence, if that greatness had been achieved at  the expense of the poor working people of the  past.  i scribe the use of beef and wheat in Canada by  ; decree,   but  its incidence   would be unequal  from .tlie first.    There is, however, one way in  j which the food saving conid   be  made, which  Tsithe whole end and   object o.f rationing���������in  |a voluntary pledge of each  home.    In  other  words, this is nothing less  than   unremitting  patriotic saving   of   the   foodstuffs that are  known to be wanted bv the allies. No amount  of talking can make   up   for this.    It is not a  legal question at? all, but a moral   one,   which  must be left to thc conscience of each  house-:  hold head. There is no better wa'y forthepresent  in which those who can not go bo the trenches  can  actually   help  in   the light in Europe for  moral uprightness and pure ideals of life than  practicing in each home at all times of the day  that honest carefulness  to avoid waste which  would have to be  done under a compulsory  rationing scheme.    In a way this is a new factor which hitherto it has not been  possible to  utilize.    The Canadian woman  is   here espe-  oially indicated to aid.   So far women's   work-  in the Dominion had been to do with the Red  Cross and similar works of mercy. This opens  out  the field enormously.    Every woman1 who  saves bread, beef and pork products is in fact  and deed wielding an  unseen weapon  in  the  war as truly as her sisters behind the trenches  {���������'  (f-  '*\  e  yes  SF YOU are suffering from eye-strain or  have trouble in reading or sewing, call  and have your eyes examined. We can  give you expert service in the Optical Lino  y\  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. G.  is.  J>  ,   The Sun read is, raid   by .everybody in the Kettle valley.  IN  THE  SUPREME   CO0RT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA '  IN   PROBATE  are in caring for the broken and the maimed.  A victory that wins a permanent peace is  what we want, whether thot'victory is won in-  the field of battle or in the field of reason.  A happy man or woman is a better thing to  find than a five-po^jnd note. He or she is a  radiating focus of good will.. Their entrance  into a room is as-though another candle were  lighted.  Seventy-one thousand boys and girls of  school age last year increased the agricultural  output of Ontario to the value of $125,000  Every farm boy and girl this year should be.  encouraged to rsar a pig, a calf, a batch of  chickens, or to grow a plot of potatoes, beans,  corn or vegetables.'  IN THE MATTER of the Estate of.  Mary   F.   Morrison   (late Mary F.  Kraus), late of the .City  of   Grand  Forks and also of Midway, both in  the Province of  British   Columbia,  demised. ���������  NOTJCE is hereby ������?iven that, all per  sons having anv claims or demands  against   the   lafco   Marv   F. Morrison  (formerly Mary F. Kraus),   who   difd  on   or  about tho 12th day of Novem  her, 1917, at Midway,   in   the    Prov ���������  inoe   of    British    Columbia, aro,   required   to  send   by  Post   prepaid, or  delivered to th������ undprsifjiipd Solicitor  herein for.Malcolm Morrison, Administrator of the Estate of the said Mary  F. Morrison,    their   names   and    nd  dresses, and full particulars in writing  of   their   claims,   and   statements  of  their Accounts, and tho nature of thc  security (if any) lipid bv them.  And take Notice that after thn  eighteenth dav of March, 1918, thn  said Administrator will proceed to  distribute tho Assets of the said dp-  ceased among tho part'es entitled  thereto, having regard Jinlv to the  claims of which he shall tliRn havo  had notion, find that tho said Admin  Ntrator shall not. hn liable for Hip said  Assets, or any part thereof; to nnv  person of whose claim ho shall not  then have had notice.  Dated    at   Grand    Forks,   B    C,  February lStli. 1917.  JAMES H. RYLEY,  Solicitor for the said ���������.-Administrator.  1 & 2 Davis Block,  Brirlee Street,  Grand Forks, B. C.   '  Rays for The  e'ww Sun for an  entire year. It-is the brightest  paper in the Boundary country  V. I. PRIVATE DETECTIVE AGENCY  209 Metropolitan Bidtj., Vancouver    >  Day Plionc: Seymour 44f>2  Nifjht I'liono: Fairmont 3016  Head Office:  312 lUten-Bonc Kl<l(j.,  VICTORIA, B. C.     Plione3412  JOB  DEPARTMENT  Rationing is a subject that is receiving much  newspaper attention in Canada at present. It  is a thing that is as new to us in theory and  practice as war was three years and a half ago,-  That must be the ouly excuse for some things  which are written. The general assumption  is that rationing can be carried.out, just as  some people thought price-fixing would by a  mere wave of a magic pen. When it is remembered, however, that Canada's seven and a  half million people are scattered over an area  greater than Europe, thc question at once  arises, "Who is to see to the carrying out of  the rationing scheme?" For rations mean that  each family would be under an  obligation not  The executive of the lied Cross society of  Regina has asked that theadvice of the food  controller be carefully observed at any gatherings in the interests of the Red Cross aud that  if the hostess really wishes to serve food she  should at least be careful not to use the commodities most needed overseas.  "Digging his grave with his teeth" is anvold  expression for shortening life by overeating.  It now has a new and far wider application,  for it will fit the whole nation if we weaklv al-  *j  low ourselves to lessen the fighting capacity of  our own armies and those of our allies by using food that they should have. Among men  the person who is abstemious can always be  singled out for the brightness ef his eye, the  clarity of his complexion, tlie clean line of his  jaw, and his strength and endurance. It is  just the same with nations.  SEWIKG MACHINES  YOU CAN BUY A NEW SINGER  BY PAYING ������3.G0 PER MONTH  Old machines, any make, taken in  exchange. Repair work done at reasonable prices. Drop me a card and I  will'call on mv next trip, about the  10th of each month.  H. WEBERj,   Box 948    NELSON, B.C.  Grand Forks Address: Hotel Province ���������  THE  \r*\f\  u  The   Sun   has   arrived    at   the    conclu  to eat more on any day or in any week than a|S10U 1t.,mt,t C{1" xmk(i fl  livi,,������  wiUl0,lt  P���������*'  certain  set amount  of particular  foods.    jt| "^.   "fuor advertisements, and in   fature  all  would   not  be   hard   to   make  a rule that so���������|wll,������k!)-v ,u,s- 'l8 Wl{11 ;l* objectionable  patent  much bread should be'used by each person 4ltj>������edieincMidS.f will nut be accepted. ���������  a meal.    Jjut  how many million police would i    T��������� ���������  be wanted to attend to the execution  of the!    U yon ,,Jlve a "Sc>rt K,m*v' ste'J Wtiri1^ lest [t  order?    Even the making of orders that would  be  fair  in  a large  city  as compared with a ���������  i be followed bv hard time.;  (Published Annually)  Knables trailers   throughout   the   world   to  communicate direct with litifrlish  MANUFACTURERS &. DEALERS  in each class of goods.    Hesides beinjr a complete   commercial   ^uidu in London and  Ita j  suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS |  with tin1 Hoods they ship, and rite '^olonhil j  and Foreign Markets thoy supply; ' i  STEAMSHIP LINES I  iirraniced under the Ports to ivh'u-li they sail. !  and indicating the approximate S:iiliii^--.        |  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES:  of leading Manufacture's. .Mereliaots, elc, in '  the principal provini-ial towns and Industrial !  centresof tlie United Kingdom. '  A copy of the current edition >������lll be f-ii-:  warded, freight paid, on recipt of 1'os'nl ;  Order lor $5.  Deaiets '���������eeUintr Ajrehcioi enn miv i-li-t-  thoir trade cards for $5. orlar^or advertise-  incuts front $15. I  i  I  ."), A bo I hi roll  Laii'.f.  Ixuidon.   E.C.  THERE'S A REASON  Our prices are  moderate, because we employ  coinpe'tentwork-  men who have  mastered their  trade,, and weVio  have to charge  for the "service"  of hunting up  samplesjn specimen'.books.  WE PRINT  Letterheads  Note heads  Billheads ,  ..���������Statements  Envelopes  Business cards'  Visiting cards  Posters -  Dodgers  Shippingtags  Menus  J kill prograrhs  Wedding invitations  Price lists  Pamphlets  Circulars  ^<  The Sun, at $1.00 per year, gives its readers  more   reading matter  than   anv  country home offers difficulties  little  thought!,.i li% ,!���������    /���������,  of    In the Maritime provinces fish is ploiiti-: other  Boundary  paper.    This  fact  account  ful  and  comparatively cheap, as m the west. for the rapid increase in our circulation,  are wheat and beef. But more fish is not need  ed "at  the  front" to  anything  like the same  extent that beef and wheat most urgently are  Besides being read by all the intelligent peo-  wanted. ' What rationing  plan   coukl   ignore }^rlf i0""1-  ^"'r^i 'Snn f0^^ ^'e7  .,    (t     frt      n��������� ., ������.    ,,���������    v .   ��������� ,-   limch ll0ine m  the  Kettle and North Fork  the "customs ot  the country?     \et  in.medi- valleys.    No other  Boundary paper can  give  ately herea discrepancy arises. One might pro- advertisers this <>-uarantee.  DAVIS BLOCK, URIDGii AiND SBCOSD'S'fRfiETS  i'i$nr"  /  Try us for first quality Fresh and Cured  Meats, JLard, Compound, etc. l^ish ana  Game in Season.  Support You'i Home InduFtry*  PHONS 58  J. J. SMITH, Proprietor THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. 0.  Would You Miss Your  Do you fully realize what continuous telephone service is? Despite the weather,  ficcidcuts, or anything that may cause  interruptions, it is seldom that your telephone fails to respond to your need. That  your service is continuous is the result of  much work behind the scenes, effort that  you never see and-seldom hear about.  Nothing can take the place of the~ telephone, and it is so much a part of everyday life, that it would never do not to  have it ready at all times. - Think what it  would mean if there were no telephone'  service. ,.        i  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  r\ Nature Study  "What  is  that  noisel", asked  little  James,  Out walking in the park;"  "That noise you hear," his father said,  "Is but the dogwood's bark.  "And tell me why the dogwoods bark,"  He urged, "with such to-do!"  "I think," his father said, "they hear  The pussy willows'mew.''  "In God's name, what are  eggs  and  tea  Compared with final victory  V  TAKES OFF DANDRUFF,  HAIR STOPS FALLING  Save your Hair!    Get a small bottle  of Danderine right now���������Also  stops itching scalp.  How to Improve seT[an \ w-year' ������"!ofTJon^han  . r     ^ v ~  and one of Winesap. The Jonathans  Size of Apples  The question of maintaining ap  pies to a good commercial'size has  begun to give some trouble, especially in varieties such as Jonathan,  Winesap, Wagener, Cox Orange and  others. ���������  -   Eruit growers ought to realize that  ' fruit spurs that beaj too heavy crops  /;������   '     ot apples become exhausted and can  not produce fruit the  next  season,  or', if they do, poor   apples  are the  result and the tree is still more  enfeebled.      Overbearing  also   stunt?  growth which, in   turn,  makes   the-  lo'iage le^s vigorous, the sap less ac  live, and the siz'; of the fruit is  re  duced   in   consequence.   We   couM,  h> ar in mind that it is the  seeds  of  the ������pple that drain the  vitality   of  th? tree and that six   good   market  fible "apples are no  harder on   the  t ee. than six miserable culls.  To overcome this the grower must  ���������'maintain soil fertility and   see  that  trees   that are bearing heavy crops  are also making  new   wood.     New  wood means new and vigorous fruit  spurs to replace the worn out  ones.'  A tree ten to twelve years old, bearing good crops,  should   make  from  twelve to eighteen inches of   grow.th  on   the main   shoots     Don't allow  ,    the trees to become too  bushy; thin  out. the surplus wood and let in   the  air  and   sunshine;   prur.e a  little  every   vear   rather  than heavily at  - long intervals.   How to maintain soil  fertility when fertilizer prices are too  were very small when first seen.  Seven days after being irrigated near  the trunk the difference was very  marked indeed, and bv harvest time  these' apples were among the best  we have seen for good, even size.  The Winesaps did not respond 60  quickly, but apples ihat would have  been worthless weie brought to a  fair size.  Points to be remembered:  Maintain soil fertility and humus  contents in the soil  Prune little and often.  Air and sunshine are essential for  quality in apples.  Thin   to   one  apple  in one bud  cluster.  Maintain, whenever possible, uniform moisture.  Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy  ihair ds mute evidence of a neglected  scalp; of dandruff���������that awful scurf.  There is nothing so destructive to  the hair as dandruff. It robs the hair  of its lustre, its strength and its very  life; eventually producing a fevcrish-  ness and itdhing of the scalp, which if  not remedied causes the hair roots to  shrink, loosen and die���������then the hair  falls out 'fast... A little Danderine tonight���������now���������any time���������will' surely save  your hair. '     .  Get a, small bottle of Knqwlton's  Danderine from any drug store'. You  surely can have beautiful hair and lots  of it if you will just try a little Danderine.    Save your hair!    Try it!  "The Canadians in France,"  A Great War  er  Refinancing of the-Canada Copper  corporation has been accomplished  and the entire new issue of $2,500,-  000 bonds has been underwritten  and subscribed, says a New York  report.  ���������3-----  With the funds .thus provided  construction work on tbe company's  new mill at Princeton will be pushed  as rapidly as possible, and the management states that unless' there  shall be unual delays in the receipt  of materials or an acute labor shortage, the plant will be   finished  and  ready   to   put   into   operation  by  high is to be thought of.    Barnyard  March or April of next year.  manure well worked round the trees  ���������   but not coming in contact with   the  birk, will always stimulate growth,  and   the  turning under of crops of  legumes   such  as  red clover, hairy  vetch, or common spring  vetch, the  seed of which is much cheaper  and  yields a good crop   to  turn   under  are   the best   methods to stimulate  growth, as they add nitrogen to  the  soil in an available form.    Thinning  the crop must  not   be neglected, as  ofchaadists   who   have  persistently  throned   to   one  apple  to one bud  cluster get the finest frxiit   and   the  biggest.crops.. To orchardists where  irrigation is practicable the svay to  help "size up" small apples is to run '  an irrigation furrow not   more  than  two or three feet from the   trunk of  the tree and see that this part of the  orchord gets a good soaking.    If the j  furrow   can   not   be   made    close!  enough   to   big   trees   it should be j  curved in closer to the. tree   with  hoe.  The new plants will have a capacity of 3000 tons daily, and when  completed and operating should enable the Canada Copper coporation  to assume a place among the big  copper producers.  Canadian homes will no longer have  diflicnlty   in following  the Canadian  troops in France. ThereThas just been  issued   a   map   of the European war  area that clearly shows every point of  interest   that has  been mentioned in  dispaches since the  Canadian   forces  first landed in France.   Tt  has  been  made especially for the great Canadian   weekly, the   Family   Herald and  Weekly   Star   of Montreal, and is a  credit indeed to   Candian   enterprise.  It  is a   marvel of  detail and yet not  crowded.    It   is   in   four colors  and  about 2^-x3^*feet and folded into   a  very neat cover, about  5x10   inches.  Tlie map is surrounded by a border of  the   regimental   badges'"and  coat of  arms  of  nearly   every battalion that  left Canada, from   Halifax    to   Vancouver.    Every important  point  can  be recognized at once.   That  portion  of the map covering   France is   in a  soft color with  names  of  towns  and  battle-scenes in   black,   easily   recognizable.    The map is endorsed by returned military experts asmost   complete aud accurate in detail. The map  could not'be produced, except in such  large quantities as The Family Herald  will   use, at  less  than two dollars a  copy, yet it can   be   had   absolutely  free with The Family Herald.  The publishers of The Family Herald and Weekly Star for several  months back have been fighting hard  aga^st the necessity of increasing  their subscription rates, but eventu  ally had to come to it like most other  papers. The increase, however, 'is a  mere trifle���������twenty five cents a year,  making their new rate $1.25���������and  with the year's subscription they will  include a copy of this great war map  free of charge. This is certainly a generous offer, and one that Canadians  will appreciate. Many expected a  much larger increase in the subscription price of The Family Herald, and  are surprised at the , small extra  amount charged.  The enormous circulation of The  Family Herald and Weekly Star  should he still greater when this offer  becomes known.  END STOMACH TROUBLE,  GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  "Pape's Diapepsin" makes sick, sour,  gassy stomachs surely feel fine  in five minutes.  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  If what you just ate is souring on  your stomach or lies like a lump of  lead, or you belch gab and eructate  sour, undigested food, or have, a feeling  of dizziness, heartburn, fullness, nausea,  bad taste in mouth and stomach-headache, you can get relief in five minutes  by neutralizing acidity. Put an end to  such stomach distress now by getting a  large fifty-cent case of-Tape's Diapepsin  from any drug stor.- You realize in  five minutes how needless it is to suffer  from indigestion, dyspepsia or any stomach disorder caused by food fermentation  due to excessive acid in stomach.  | Furniture  Made  to  Order.  I     .   Also Repairing of all Kinds.  The   superintendent   of the  ex-j Upholstering Neatly Done.,.   You   can   nol   reach   Th    ^^  penmental   staUon,    feumrnerland, j R.QMcCUTCH EON I numerous  readers  except  through  B. C, had two orchards   under  ob-j WINNIPEG AVENUP tho columns of The Sun.  <i#  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  nsws of the whole city? ^  There is news every week  -������  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeks more than others ���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't  there something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping   every    week.    Aren't  you losing   many   of  them  the weeks you do not  advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store ��������� it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it is in The Grand  Forks Sun.  \ THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy" a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by'  cyMiller C& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  20 CENT "CASCARETS"  FOR LIVER AND BOWELS  Cure - Sick    Headache,   Constipation,  Biliousness, Sour Stomach, Bad  Breath���������Candy Cathartic. .  .1or  es an  G  o to  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FORFINE PRINTING  Phoenix.    He  will  city tomorrow.  return   to this  Lewis Johnson has given a sixty  days' option on the Union mine in  Franklin camjj to Vancouver parties  representing Toronto capital. The  option is said to be for-$300,000,  and it expires on the first of  April.  -No odds how bad your liver, stomach  or bowels; hew much your head aches,  how miserable you are from constipation, indigestion, biliousness ana sluggish bowels���������you always get relief with  Oascarets. They immediately cleanse  and regulate the 'stomach, remove tho  sour, fermenting food and foul gases;  take the excess bile from tlie liver and  carry off the constipated waste matter  and poison from the intestines and  bowels. A ,'10;ccnt box from your druggist will keep your liver and bowels  clean; stomach sweet and head clear for  months.   They work while you sleep.  ���������CTwriwa  News of the City  Scott Bros, have disposed of their,  transfer and teaming business to P. A news item is not like wine,  0. Peterson, a well know.n Grand -because the longeryou keep it the  Forks citizen, who assumed con- more k deteriorates in value as  trol of the businesrthe first of the news- Bear lhis fact in mind when  week. Archie Scottis now in train-;y������u have any important secret to  ing with an artillery company at; whisper to TheJJun man.,  thc coast, but Frank is not  likely to  There are indications tonight that  the backbone of tbe cold snap has  been broken. We did not mind the  cold at all, but-we had pity for the  poor robins that had to sleep out in  tbe bleak snowdrifts.  be   called   to the  colors   before tbe  lirst   of    April, as he has  been   ex  empted to that   date.    He   will   remain in the city until   the  military  authorities call for him.  Mrs. E. Mann chaperoned the  members"of the Grand Forks ladies'  hockey team while in Greenwood  last Friday and Saturday.  The lecture in the Empress on  Wednesday night under the auspices of the Bible students of the  district also drew its quota of de  votees. The ' speaker dealt with  Bible prophecies ahd their bearing  on the present world crisis.  "Quality Jewellers"  Specialty:   Fine Watcfi Repairs.  V   D"r.   Guy -returned   on   Monday  from a visit to the coast.  About twenty men are  employed  at the Lynch creek mill.  Born���������In Grand Forks, on Saturday, February 16, to Mr. and  Mrs. A. A. Frechette, a daughter.  Mr. and-Mrs. James New-by and  daughter, who have been visitors in  the  citv  for  a   week, will leave for  There is a scarcity of  loggers  up  the Kettle river.  their   home   in  Monday next  Viking,  Alta.  on  Mrs.   J.   A.  avenue,    will  March I.  Redmond,  receive   on  Victoria  j  Friday,  ���������������������������"���������'������������������������������.<������u(..t..e<>(u������'<������a**������"i  After the first of   March   next   no  j Mrs. W H. Wood and Mrs. J.H.  'Willcox, of Greenwood, were in th  city last Tuesday evening with   the  peison,   firm   or   corporation   using  ,, , ,   ,.    , ,-   ,  v        ' l ������ Greenwood ladies  hockey team.  five -barrels  of  flour   or   more   per . -  "-y month will be allowed   to  manufac-       Don Manly, Victor Reid,   Walter  v' ���������.;������������������.'���������    ture    bread, cakes or  other   bakery Evans, R. C.   Conyers and    W.   C.  products   for  sale   without first ob-  Chalmers accompanied  the   ladies'  taining from   the  food controller a  hockey   team   to   Greenwood    last  license to be called  Baker's License,   Friday.  -   save and except hotels,   restaurants ���������   ,, r        r ...  ^ ' ,,-.���������!     Many news items in coming from  ..,.       and   public   eating   houses  baking  ,,    -,      ��������� ,. .'���������'."  rnu    D  ^ ,   , &  the down town district to  The  Sun  only   for   the   use of their patrons,     ���������.       , ,, . ,    ,  ���������' . f '   ornce  during  the past  week  have  and not offering  their   products lor  ,        ..     t . . , .    tU    ���������       "   t-n  ���������     "      ...     x been rrost-bitten.    As they are  still  sale oyer tbe counter. <���������-��������� ,r-      ...    ..'  in a convalescent state, they are not  ! at present fit to appear in public.  Walter  West, C.P.R. fireman, re-i iH  . ��������� I       ���������  turned from Vancouver on Monday,;     R. J. Muir and  George  Hambly  having   been     granted   exemption  came   down   from ' Greenwood   on  from military service till May 25.       Wednesday    evening    to   see   the  YES! MAGICALLY!  CORNS LIFT OUT   I  !       WITH FINGERS!  * :  I '  6������9M������M������������������..0..f..������..������.....������..tiii..ai.t..������..������ii0'*o������.9���������e"O"t*.B..������>'������  You simply say to the drug store  man, "Give me a quarter of an ounce  of freezone." .This will cost very little  but is sufficient to remove every hard  or soft com from one's feet.  A few drops of this new ether compound applied directly upon a tender,  aching corn should relieve the, soreness instantly, and soon the.entire corn,  root and all, dries up and can be lifted  out with the^fingers.  This new way to rid one's feet of  corns was; introduced by a Cincinnati  man, who says that, while freezone is  sticky, it dries in a moment, and simply shrivels up the corn ..without inflaming or even irritating the surrounding tissue or skin.  Don't let father die of infection or  lockjaw from whittling at his corns,  but clip this out and make him try it.  ladies' hockey match.  J. E. Miller, school inspector,    ar-,  ���������  rived in the city on Wednesday from Charles Mix, who has been visit-  Victoria on a tour of inspection, ing in Vancouver since the holi-  Yesterday Mr.    Miller  went up  to  days, returned home today.  Our Showing of Spring Goods  WillCommfence in the Course  of Another Week ........  Our Present Stocks Will Be  Offered at Very Heavy Discounts for One Week  Be sure and take advantage of the extra low prices on all lines ot useful and  necessary merchandise for home and  personal use.  The expenditure of moneys on either  wool or cotton merchandise is a good investment when buying at 1916 prices.  Take advantage of our overbuying  and you will see the wisdom of this suggestion as the season advances, as 1918  prices will be much higher than the  prices prevailing todajj.  avis  eneters  SEALED -TENDEUS   marked "Ten  ders for City Team   Work" will   be  received   by   the   undersigned  up till  February 20th, 5 p.m., for team   and  driver, at so muoh per day for dav   or  half day . work, and at   so   innch   per  hour for less than a half   day, and-at  so much per hour for street sprinkling,  and   at  so  much   per   hour   for  one  horse and driver when required.    The  person securing the  contract   will  be  required to keep a   suitable   team   in  Fire Hall stable every   night from   6  p in. till 7 a in   and all   day on    Sundays.  The regular fee of 85.00 will be  allowed for all lire calls.     The   losvest  or   any tender   not   necessarily   ac  cepted    For ftnther   information   ap  plv to Chairman .Schnitter.  "     -.    JOHN  A.  MUTTON,  City Clerk.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKK   your   repairs   to   Arnison, shoo   ro  I     pairor.    Tho   Hub.    Look   for  the   liitf  Ilool.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST CASH PKIiTvS paid for old Stoves  and    Kanprcs.    K. C.  PecUImm,   Sfooiul-  hiiiKl Store.  HANSEN aCO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  Tkt.ej'honks:  Ol-Ti.:.���������!���������:, Klili Cfpof <5tPPPt  Hanbb.n's Kksiwksch. I<:i8 ' ll������l "ll ccl  ��������� R. T. Lowery.editor of the Greenwood Ledge, who is spending the  winter months in San Diego, Cal.,  in a renent newspaper contest, wae  awarded first prize for writing  the best and shortest love letter.  Where did the colonel   get  his   ex  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty*  penence.'  Yon can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.- >  IF YOUR CHILD IS CROSS,  FEVERISH, CONSTIPATED  Look,  Mother!     If tongue  Js coated,  cleanse little bowels with "Cali-  ( fornia Syrup of Figs."  Mothers can rest easy after giving  "California Syrup of Figs," because in  a few hours all the clogged-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 mothers keep it handy because -they know its action 'on tlie stomach, liver and bowels is prompt and sure.  _Ask your druggist for a bottle of  "California Syrup of Fis;s," which contains directions for babies, children of.  all ages and for' grown-ups.  P. A.  Z.   PARE,   Proprietor  Yam Hotel, Fiiist Strbkt  ��������� !���������������!     ���������UMIII ���������II IPIIMIIIB ���������IMMIIWIIWIWi ������������������������������! IIIIIIIIIM���������WW  I  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs  and Good  ���������Horses at All Hours  at  the   -'  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Pfione 68 Second Street  BILLIARD  & POOL  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL    ~  ILORS  res  h Tob  accos  2V11 Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  J. Meagfier, Prop  a Ijjewtif Oair -Exclusive Specialties  THE GOAL EVERBEARING. APPLE���������The only overbearing  apple in existence. A delicious all-tho season fruit. Fine  trees, each     81.00  THE VANDERPOOL RED APPLE���������������������������Thegreat export; apple and  "  keeper.     Each... ... .......  ."   50c  THE ORENCO APPLE���������The best dessert apple.   Eiich  50e  THE YAKIMENE PEACH-APRICOT���������A remarkable combination of the apricot and peach.  Hard v.  Each  . $1.00  THE V ROOM AN FRANQUETTE WALNUT���������Produces- food of  great nutritious value on a highly-ornamental tree. Each. ,.$1.00  THE SOUVENIR EVERBEARING RASPBERRY���������The  greatest everliearer..   Hundred......... ..$14.00  Special Sample Offer  We will send PREPAID to your nearest station next Spring one  of each of these splendid trees anrl a dozen of Souvenir Raspberries on  receipt"of a $5.00 bill, or CO D 85.50". Orders should be placed NOW  for these or any other of our well known stock. We do not ship into the  interior in the Fall."  We issue a SEVENTY PAGE CATALOG of Fruit and Ornamental  Trees, etc., also an-ARTISTIC ROSE CATALOG. These will be sent  on request, together with a pretty colored calendar for this month.  We have a vacancy for a full-tiine salesman,'also for one   or-two  men  with spare time. ���������  N.B.���������It is MOST IMPORTANT that ORDERS be sent in AT  ONCE.     The stock must reserved NOW. -  .    .  t^eBritish ColumbiaNurseries Co.,Ltd  1493 Seventh Ave. W��������� Vancouver, B. C.  Nurseries at Sardis.  J'  PUST ISSUED���������Most Complete New War Map of Fighting Area in Europe���������a marvi-1 of dt'tail; of sj nciiil interest to Canadians; every point <)f interest en.-slv locked;  size 3?,.\3;J- feet, in four colors. Map is embellished with  Badges Representing all Canadian Battalions. Each miji  in cover of very; neat design. The very map our Canadian  soldiers will eudor.se, arid the map that makes the war understood. Progress of armies easily followed. Conld not be  prod need under two dollars a copy.    It is  Free Willi the Grand Forks Sun and The  Family Herald  Weekly Star of Montreal  Canada's Greatest and Best Weekly���������new subscription  price !? 1.23 a yenr���������every home in Ohnada should have it.  Don't be without a War Map���������without it, the war is a  mystery.  The Grand Forks Sun  The Family Herald and Weekly Star  and the War Map   and  $>  i .A  tertBKSSOreSBHSWBWrfffl**  mmmmssm&&m������mem!gmms>smzsmm

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