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 ������  '/"I  ' /  ���������'���������<^���������" i���������tive Library  I. / legislative y   ,   18TH YEAR-No, 18  ;u ������������������  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDA!y, "FEBRUARY 28, 1919^7������,I7what%Kan870Jf;n,e:       $1-00 PER YEAR  Gity Engineer and City  Electrician Offices Combined���������After Nineteen  Years' Service, Mr. Reid  Loses His Position  Mayor Harkness and  all   the  al  dermen were present at the regular  meetingof the city council on 'Monday evening.  The much belated financial statement for 1918 was read by the auditor, and on motion it was accepted.  Dr. Acres appeared before the  , board and asked the council to pass  a resolution endorsing a bill now  before the legislature providing for the  inspection and marking of meat at  slaughter houses at time of killing.  After discussion the council went on  record as being in favor of the inspection of meat, without specifying  the time or place.  A letter from the water commissioner at Victoria regarding the city's  ������������������ license to take water out of the Kettle river was read. He suggested that  the quantity be reduced in order to  ��������� reduce the cost of the license. On  motion the amount of water to be  applied "for in the license ���������' was re  duced from seven million gallons to  two million gallons per diem.  A letter from R. H. Brown, of the  Brown Cabinet company, an Al-  burta firm manufacturing show  cases, etc., asked for information regarding Grand7 Forks as a place in  which to locate the firm's business.  The clerk was instructed to supply  information desired. The council  appeared to be in favor of offering a  free building site.  A communication from Hhe city  clerk of Vancouver asked the council to endorse a resolution adopted  by the Vancouver city aouncil urging the .government to deport all  undesirable alien enemies. The  resolution was endorsed, with a  clause including the Doukhobors.  Other communications read were:  Requesting support of the proposed  federal act in regard to the Canadian  national highway; endorsed. Fiona  G. G. McGreer, Victoria, suggesting  that the police forces of the British  Columbia municipalities be unified  under one head. From City Engineer Reid, stating that he was not  physically able to throw dirt shoulder high out of a trench. From the  B C. Telephone, regarding the payment of rent for use of city poles;  laid over till next meeting. From  the inspector of municipalities,  drawing attention to the new municipal act now before the house.  The chairman of the finance committee recommended that the matter  of collecting delinquent taxes by  court-proceedings be dropped. He  offered a resolution, which was  adopted, to the effect that the lawyer  handling these cases be instructed  to discontinue further proceedings.  Tbe city assessor was instructed  to return the assessment roll by  March 28th.  The chairmen   of  the board   of  for the Winnipeg avenue fill. He  recommended that the city wagonB  be sold to the best advantage.  ������������������. The city clerk was instructed to  advertise for tenders for team work  for-the current year.  The chairman of the water and  light committee recommended that  the office of city engineer" be abolished and the duties of the office  be taken over by the city electrician  on the first of March; that the city  electrician's salary be raised to $150  per month, commencing with the  first of next month, and that,^Lr.  Reid be paid a month's salary in  advance and notified that' his services would not be needed further.  He offered a resolution embodying  the above recommendations, and it  was adopted without opposition.  The power rate for the Empress  theater was raised  from  5c to 13c  i.       ������������������'"������������������, i  k.w. hour.  On motion of the chairman of the  cemetery committee, the services of  Joe Schhavely as grayeaigger were  dispensed with.      ;  The council quorum  bylaw  was  reconsidared and   .finally    passed.  Three members twill hereafter con  stitute a quorum. t'!"."  Aid. Hull was granted leave to introduce tne pool rooms bylaw  amendment. It was advanced to  the third" reading stage.  Aid. Miller gave notice that at the  next meeting he would ask leave to  .introduce a bylaw amending the  Grand Forks electriclight, heat and  power bylaw.  Full Text of the London  Times' Review of the  Influenza  Situation   Is  *- !:  Now Available  France has bad her  share,   likewise  Germany and Austria.  A great deal of nonsense has been  written and spoken about the nature  of the condition. It may be admitted that no certain conclusion has  been reached. The iufiuenza bacillus has been found with great regularity, and in cases where empyema  has' followed the pneumonia, pure  cultures of the pneumococcus  have  ews of the City  A fire, which presumably started  from a defective flue, in the Yale  hotel at 2:30 Monday,-.afternoon  called out the fire brigade.t'/The en  ergectic   work   of   PetetlA^'Z: Pare  .   ..    ���������- ^r*1 ;::���������-������������������������������������        ���������  soon sutbdued the incipient blaze,  and the only damage done "was from  water upstairs.  E.Bailey, of Eholt,- has taken a  lease and bond on the Cordic mineral claim, near Deuoro, from Mike  Fontaine and   James  Cunningham.  Mrs. Robert Mann left  on   Wednesday for a short visit to Nelson.  Roadmaster Legg, of the C. P. R.,  spent Sunday in the city.  Miss Ethel Cook left on Wednesday for Nelson, where she will visit  with friends for a month.  John McKie, of the Boundary  Iron Works, made a business trip  to Trail on Wednesday.  Corp. H. Sheads returned to the  city from the coast on   Wednesday.  Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lang left  Thursday for a short visit to Spokane.  * Carl Wolfram was taken ill  the influenza on Monday.  with  It is reported that the influenza  epidemic is rather severe at the  Rock Candy camp, and that the  mine is closed down on account of it,  Mayor  Harkness  is an influenza  patient in the Grand Forks hospital, i ,5000  Jeff Davis returned yesterday from ,      . /  Pullman and Spokane,  Recently a brief cable dispatch  from the medical coarespondent of  London Times appeared in Canadian  newspaper stating that some 6,000,-  000 persons had died from influenza  throughout the world, and that the  disease was proving more deadly  than the war. The full text of the  statement as it appeared in the London Times of that date is now available through a copy received in this  city, and reads as follows:  Though estimates of deaths over  the whole world for any single epidemic are very difficult to form,there  seem  to   be  reasonable grounds for  believing that some 6,000,000  per  sons have perished of influenza and  pneumonia during  the past   twelve  weeks.   Business has been interfered  with by tbe epidemic in every country   in   the   world, and  enormous  losses both in earning power and  in  trade have been suffered. ~The   cost  of Jthe  "influenza war" can not be  reckoned, but that it is colossal does  not admit of doubt:  'This plague,   then,1 generally   re-  garded with equinimity, is, it would  seem, five times more  deadly  than  war;   It has been'estimated that the  war caused the death of  20,000,000  persons  in   4������ years.    In the same  period at its epidemic rate influenza  would have killed 10S,000,C00.   The  visits of the raiding Gothas to  London were but as a   summer shower  compared with the deluge of  germs  which we have just deceived.    The  air raids, cost London some hundreds  of lives;the influenza has cost it upwards of 1",000.  Never since the Black Death   has  such a-plague swept over the face of  the   world;   never, perhaps,   has  a  plague been more stoically accepted.  In India alone over 2,000,000 deaths  occurred, Bombay   had   15,000   of  these;   Delhi, with'a population   of  only 200,000, had SuO deaths a day.  The  Punjab  lost  250,000 persons.  South   Africa   suffeaed   no   less severely. In Cape Town 2000 children  were left destitute as a result of the  disease,   while   the   plague   swept  through the native   areas  like   fire.  The   Commonwealth   of   Australia  sent a ship to Samoa with help, because the disease   was   affecting   SO  per cent of the natives.    The  white  population were only  able to   feed  the living and bury  the dead.    In  New Zealand  public  services were  stopped and business gravely   disorganized.    The ravages in America  have been appalling, nor has Canada  escaped. In Ontario and the western  provincas no fewer than 108 doctors  died of the epidemic, while the total  death   rate   in   Ontario alone   was  up   to   November.   A  large;  number of American  Indians   have  perished.    Europe   as a whole has  suffered in the same way.   In Spain  been  obtained���������that is  to say,  of  the germ of pneumonia.    But some  doubt does exist still whether or not  another undiscovered organism may  not be implicated.  ��������� It is not, however, necessary to assume   that   any new organism has  been present to account for the great  virulence of the epidemic.   Bacteriologists have long known  that   epidemics vary greatly in their   severity, and that the passage  from   host  to host   may   augment   the   lethal  power of a germ until such a degree  of deadliness is reached  that death  occurs within a few hours of   infections, and before the ordinary symp  toms of disease-���������which  are largely  of  the ,nature of s. reaction���������have  time   to   develop.    Many of   these  "pneumonia" cases had   no   pneu  monia in the ordinary sense.    That  is to say, there was no consolidation  of the lung.    The infection was  too  severe; it spread beyond the lung to  the blood itself, seeming to paralyze  the normal methods of defence.  .    When we come tolthe_ geographical course:of- the epidemic^-; we:; find  what seems: like confirmation of this  view of augmenting v ruleuce.    The  epidemie   began   in   Spain   during  last summer.  It was then mild, and  ihere were comparativefy few deaths  In that form it spread acrossEurope,  visiting London about June.   It was  treated by the public   rather   as   a  joke.and the victims soon recovered  I'he epidemic then reached Ameria,  and in August and September we began to hear very disquieting accounts  of it. In these months it  had  practically   disappeared  from   London.  October saw the beginning of the return journey, and the   beginning  of  the present plague.  As  might   have  been expected, the ports  were   first  involved, Glasgow and Liverpool  in'  particular  suffering    heavily   for   a  considerable time before   the   other  centers were affected. Next the disease  reached   London, to  which no  doubt if was brought by travellers in  the through trains. From London it  radiated again, visiting Birmingham,  Nottingham-and other centers. It is  still raging at full fury in the smaller  country districts, which   have   now  become involved.  This is made clear   when it is rec-  gnized that on November 1 Glasgow  VETERAN GETS  Mounted Police Officer  Investigating the Police  Requirements of Kootenay Division  Ernest Harrison, a returned soldier formerly clerk in the government office here, returned to the  city on Friday after spending a  couple of months in the convalescent  hospital at Vancouver. While at  the coast he had two attacks of influenza. Mr. Harrison has been  appointed to a clerkship in the government office at Lillooet, aud he  left for that place yesterday.  Sergt. G. O. Reid, of the Northwest mounted police, has been  spending the present week in the  city. Mr. Reid will be at the head  of Kootenay division of provincial  mounted police, and it appears to  be almost a certainty that the headquarters of the division.will be in  this city. -   ���������  .Sam Matthews, of Matthews Bros.'  garagp,Vwa8,'taken"to'.th"e hospital on  Friday suffering from influenza.  Mrs. Matthews is also an influerm  patient in the hospital.  'i'he cup won by Tom Bowen for  the best female bird in the Spohftne  Poultry show is now exhibited at  Morrison's jewelry store. It is valued  at $15 and is the property of Mr.  Bowen.  f Wanted to Rent���������A furnished  house, close in, six or seven roomn;  garden preferred. Apply to P. B.  Freeland, Court-house.    Phone 144.  THE WEATHER  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max.  21���������Friday   33  22���������Saturday   .... 35  22���������Sunday  25  24���������Monday  20  25���������Tuesday  23  26���������Wednesday .. 31  27-Thursday  33  Feb.  Min.  26  25  20  I  17  "10  12  Inched  .    5.4  Snowfall   Melted snow 06  Supt. McCulloch, of tbe Kettle the epidemic was described as "truly  works reported that cinders from j Valley railway, was a visitor in the awful." In Barcelona the death rate  the OP.R. would soon bo available  city on Friday. was credibly stated to be 1200 daily.  announced    that   "the  deaths from  the epidemic are decreasing   at  the  Manchester    235  rate   of   100   per  week. . . . Last  week the victims from influenza and  pneumonia numberad   302,   against  415 and 612 in   the two   preceding  weeks." Ih London the disease was  then at fnll violence, while Birmingham had 95 deaths, against  50   the  week before, and Leeds ^02, against  101   and   41   in  the two preceding  weeks. r Tbe disease was increasing  also in Newcasib-, Manchester, Sheffield and Swansea.  I By November 16London was decidedly improved,but both Birming.  ham and Manchester were still severely affected, as the following table shows:  Week ending Previous  Nox. 10.        week.  On-uttr L'jiKion ...2,572 3,9GS  Birmingham    246 187  1G2  Nottingham     198 123  Bradford     122 73  Leeds and Sheffield had begun to  improve at this time.   These figures  suggest that the disease travelled by  train  from   tbe  ports, and that in  consequence infection was by contact  and  not air-borne.    If  this idea is  correct the epidemic  was  certainly  preventable, though  in our  present  state of medical organization prevention     could     scarcely   have  been  achieved. But the   lesson   remains.  Had the worln possessed the   necessary means to   fight   this   dreadful  plague, 6,000,000 lives might   have  been spared.    The need  of  a  new  survey of the public health measures  has never been more  forcibly  illustrated.  i vr^tWpfxtyn *Wt*:vftt&ztypg.viiv\*ifTt&-to4tv<?i*  fi,r!'-if-*t^ti'ii*i������rs:4^  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  .81.00  ; .1.5.0  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain)....   One Year (in the United States) '..  Address all communications to "  Tiik Grand Forks Sun,  ] r.csy. 101R Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1919  Fundamental Factors  MODERN industrial states are the product  of certain special circumstauces. They  have not just "happened" by chance. They have  : been built up .with an infinite amount of labor  and patience. They have largely developed according to the-character'of the people 'of the  county. .They show marked individuality. The  importance of character in the people has  .been lost sight of in the new world of the  .Americas. Practically speakiug as the Americas developed and attracted immense numbers,  of adventurous souls and those who were discontented with life in the older countries���������  those in fact who desired to better themselves  ���������they assumed the character of the countries  from which most of their people were rlsuwn.  It is only recently that the Americas have developed individual traits of character  Now superimposed on the older generations  which first settled the Americas there have-  been an ever-increasing number of people from  all countries of the world. It has been impos-  siblo to assimilate these people in the life and  habits of this new civization as quickly as they  have come. The sponge of the new civilization  was overcharged and consequently the absorption of people became ever more and more  difficult. Millions of people whose living conditions in Europe were characteristic of their  environment, fllooded to the new country in  quest of what they deemed to be the New  Uutopia. They had heard all men were free  and believed that freedom meant conditions  which suited all their varied needs. They entered the industrial life of the new country  when hitherto in Europe they had been chiefly  agriculturists.  In cousequence there wes ever a largely increasing supply of labor for industrial purposes  rather than for agriculture. If instead of being  attracted by the higher wages to be obtained  in the cities, these people had all decided to  stick to their original calling and become  farmers, industry might not have developed so  fast, but there would have been ecomically a  a better balance between industry and agriculture. What has happened today is that  this balance is weighted too heavily on the industrial side. The word industrial is nsed to  denote manufactures. At once there is a disturbance of the delicate adjustment of production. There is often overproduction in industries and underproduction of farm  products.  Directly we begin to discuss the dresent  situation and keep this primary factor well in  mind, we can see that the remedy can not lie  in mere destruction. It does lie in better production of agricultural products and raw materials. The real wealth of any country consists of its agricultural products, and unless  that wealth is produced in proper proportion  to the industrial development there is dislocation. This is a general principle, and no  amount of theory or grand schemes for world  betterment, no scientific formulas dealing with  "profits,]' "surplus profits" and so forth can  alter this fundamental truth. Thus whenever  there is a discussion as to qhe reason of certain economic disturbances it is as well to begin at the beginning and realize that all  wealth production in based on land and  the things which can be got out of the  land.' "'."  At once it can be perceived how stupid it is  to imagine that all men can be equal and live  under equal conditions.  The point is this: Nature itself is not equal  and men are governed in their entire work by  the forces of nature. They have to meet immense differences in nature and in consequence  have slowly evolved a civilization suited to  their environment. Imagine trying to estab-  lish an equal basis of civilization for the Esquimau and the British Columbian. They can  not be reduced to a common factor because  nature has determined the conditians under  which they live. The attempt which has been  made by certain theorists to reduce life, which  consists of moral, spiritual, economical and  material factors, to a common denomination  is responsible for half the loose thinking which  causes so much unrest.' The basic condition of  life or nature is that there is no equality,either  in climate, physical or geographical conditions,  moral circumstances, or anything. How then  can man, who is part of life, be reduced to a  common denomination?  If man can not be reduced to a common  plane it is obvious that to try and reduce all  his multifarious activities to such a common  plane is doomed to failure. A great deal is being said today about the common ownership  of everything. It is theorically a delightful  conception of the-economic world, but practically it would mean complete stagnation.  No.doubt there are some people who desire to  bring about such stagnation, but seeing that  life itself become diseased and dies from stagnation, is, it not obvious that stagnation of  anything in life simply means eventual death?  Life is choked unless it progresses. Once  more, apply that factor to present-day industrial circumstances and we can perceive certain basic facts on which to build-a new  structure.  rr  =v  will affect the mental and physical development of your child  Many parents, while particularly careful of their children's ,  health and food, neglect-entirely the condition-of their eyes.  While the child's eyesight,may appear normal, often there  exists a strain or weakness that seriously affects the health.  This condition is aggravated by study and school work and  ,in time will likely result in serious trouble.. A visit to a  competent optician will determine the exact condition arid  if any defect exists the tronble can be corrected, Later on .���������  this may be more difficult. We give expert advice,competent  and reliable service.  ^  A. D. MORRISON  J  Grand Forfcs Transfer.' Company  DAVIS S HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood For Sale  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  Phone 64  SOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  "Pape's Diapepsin" neutralizes excessive acid in stomach, relieving  dyspepsia, heartburn and  distress at once.  Time it! In five ininutes all stomach distress, due to acidity, will go.  No indigestion, heartburn, sourness or  belching of gas or eructations of undigested food, no dizziness, bloating, fo\il  breath or headache.  Pape's Diapepsin is noted for its  speed in regulating upset stomachs.  It is the surest, quickest stomach sweetener in the whole world, and besides it  is harmless. Put an end to stomach  distress at once by getting a large fifty-  cent case of Pape's Diapepsin from any  drug store. You realize in five minutes  how needless it is to suffer from indigestion, dyspepsia or any stomach disorder caused by fermentation du" ���������'o  excessive acids in stomach.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns. <���������,  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically the same prices as before  the big war startpd.        .-'.^���������:-    ���������.  There may be no significance attached to  the circumstance, but it is a fact nevertheless  that the parties who were most active in the  cause of temperance during the last campaign  now have a monopoly  of the   liquor traffic.  We would rather be a rattlesnake than a  hypocrite.  Gorkin^ Good Idea  '\L always believe in saving   some  thing for a rainy day "  '"How much have you sav^d?"  "Oh, I haven't saved anything, but  I believe in it."  25c^buy8 a Thrift Stamp.  No. ������f ,\p|>licutliin 8fW ;l>  LAND REGISTRY ACT  Notice Under Suctinli 36.  Some small politicians at Washington appear to be determined to play party politics  to the extent of sacrificing the league of nations.  News of the City  Mark Christenaen and sons have bought Charles  Oliver's sowmill at. the Jewel mine and moved it to  their ranch near Boundary Falls, where they will  operate  it  in  future.  "The Saturday Evening Po*t" for 1p?s than five cents  a copy, $2.50 a year. "The Country Gmtlpman" for  less than four cents a copy, Si 70 a year, iucluding  postage. A. R. Dorais, Auth>>riz<jd Agent, 632 Broadway West, Vancouver, B. C.  Jeff Davis left on Saturday  for  a   visit  to Spokane  and Pullman.    His son Archer is a student at the Pull  man college.  H Weber returned Saturday evening f om a two  week*' visit to his home in NVso'\ S -veril aifmb-ts  of bis family have breti down with ii.fluenza, but they  are now convalescent.  ForemanMatheson, of   the  Rock Candy, is  suffering  from  iniluenzi.  James McGregor, mine  inspector, visited the district  last  week,   being on a tour of inspection.  Lieut.   Charles  McArthur,  of  the  royal   air   force,  is  a  pilot between England and France.  Bert   [vine,    formerly   of this  city   and   for several  years  manager for P. Ikirns & Co.   in   Gree- w .od, has1  been transferrer! to ."Salmon Arm :  ll is state on   pretty  reliable   authority   that   Grand  Frirk������ i-i soon to have another druj������ store.  SYNOPSIS   OF  LAND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with  Joint' residence, but each making neces-  saryllmprovements on respective claims.  Prg-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation of at least 5 acres, before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  Intermediate certificate of improvement  and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvements to extent of $300 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained on these claims in  less than 5 years, with improvements of  $10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may  record  another pre-emption,   if he  re-  ?iuires land in conjunction with his  arm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 640 acres may be leased  by one person or company.  PRE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS ACT.  The scope of this Act is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving  with His Majesty's Forces. The time  within which tho heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of the present war. This  privilege is also made retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision is made for the grant *o  persons holding uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the land, If divisible,  as the payments already niade will  cover in proportion to the sale price of  the whole parcel. Two or more persons  holding such Agreements may group  their interests and apply for a proportionate allotment jointly. If it is not  considered advisable to divide the land  covered by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  of equal value selected from available  Crown lands in the locality may be  made. These allotments are conditional  upon payment of all taxes due the  Crown or to any municipality. The  rights of persons to whom the purchaser from the Crown has agreed to  sell are also protected. The decision of  the Minister of Lands in respect to the  adjustment of a proportionate allotment  Is final. The time for making application for those allotments Is limited to  the 1st clay of May, 1919. Any application made after this date will not be  considered. These allotments apply to  town lots and lands of the Crown sold  at public auction.  For information apply to any Provincial Government Agent or to  G. R. NADEN,  Deputy Minister of Lands,  Victoria, D. C.  TAKE NOTICE that tin application has bcpn  mad<> to register Gustavus A. Evans 'irnud  Forks, B. C. as tlie owner in Fee-simple under  a Tax Sale D ed from the Assessor of tlie  Municipality of (irund Forks, tr> G. ,V. Evans,  bearing date 28th day of December, A.D. l'.Ul,  in pursuance of a Tax Sale'held by Paid Municipality on or about the Hth day of September, 1910, of all and singular certain parcel or  tract of land and premises situate, lying, and  being in the City of Grand Forks, in the  Province of R-itish Columbia, more particularly known and described as:���������Lot Eleven  (11), Block Six (6), Plan Sixty-seven (K7).  You and those claiming through or under  you, and all persons ciaiinrng any interest in  the said land by descent whose title is not  registered tinder the provisions of the "Land  Registry Act1' are required to contest the  claim of the tax purchaser, within 45 days  of the service of his notice upon you. Otherwise you and each of you will be for ever  estopped and debarred from setting up any  claim to or in respect of the said land, and  I shall registei the said GuBtavus A. JE.ans as  owner in fee.  Your attention is called to Section 36 of the  "Land Registry Act" apd amendments, and  especially to the following extract therefrom  which relates to the above notice:~  "And in default of a caveat .of certificate of  lis pendens being filed before the registration  as owner of the persen entitled undor such tax  sale, all persons so served with notice, or  *erved with notice under subsection (fi) of section 155 of the "Municipal Clauses Aet, 1906,"  or section 29H of ������he"Munioipal Act." or section 139 of the "Asscssmont Act, 1003," or .section 253 of the " nxation Act, "in cases* in  which notice under "his Act is dispensed with .  as hereinafter provided, and those claiming  through or uuderthtm. and nil persons claiming any interest in the land by virtue of any  unregistered instrument, .and afl persons  claiming any interest in the land by descent  whose Oitle is tiot registered under the provisions of this ACt, snail be for ever estopped  and debarred from setting up any claim to or  in respect of the land so sold for taxes."  Dated a,t the Land Registry Office, at the  City of Kamloops, Province of British Columbia, this 9th day of September, A.D. 1918.  C. H. DUNBAR.  To A. Campbell,  Duncan Campbell.  District Registrar.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs to  Armson, shoe   re  pairer.    The   Hub.    Look  for  the   Big  Boot.  AND PICTURE FRAMING  BWniture   Made   to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. G. McCUf CHEON  WINNIPEG AVENW  ������^a���������������a3i3^^  ^^^^^^s^s-^^&^^sissm^m, THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  .Bi  lil|UU.II.IIimi1.MIIHI1l II llllllllllllllllllllllllMtlllllH|IIIMimi^-KV-^    /^?V_  ������T*7������  la 4.1*,*  igares-  Notice how the cost���������and the  cash value���������of the stamp advances each month until, on the  1st day of January, 1924, the  Dominion of Canada is pledged  to pay $5.00 for each W-S.S.  H ������IZE OF-  most gentleness.   I was a stranger   to |  Baily Shannon, but he was the friend  of man. As I looked Into   his  eyes-  great, honest, intelligent eyes���������I said:  "I know what you did, Bally  Shannon. 'You are a better man than  I am, Gunga I)in.' "  I saw in those eyes the devotion of  unquestioning courage that had upheld,him that dark night in the channel, I saw im them the heritage of his  noble race, the spirit ' of Bran and  Xiuath. of peerless Gellert and the  faithful dog of Aughrim I saw in  them, too, the mystery of the dog's  wonderful gift for attaching himself  to humankind.  There are pprsons who not like  dogs. I wish they might see noble  Bally Shannon and- might have the  courage frankly toapproach him. I  know not why God gave the dog this  spark of divinity that has made  him kin to man. I only know this:  that when we shall have learned from  the dog the beauty of his virtues of  honesty, fidelity and courage, the  world will be a better place for us all.  THICK, GLOSSY HAIR  FREE FROM BxINDRUFF  Bally Shannon  Lovers of dogs the world over have  rejoiced in the reports  of   the   noble  work done by the dogs of war  during  the  great conflict that has just come  l.o a close.  Walter A. Dyer has paid a  touching tribute to these splendid animals, and to dogs iu general, in an article in Country Life that describes the  work and the character of Bally Shannon, Irish wolfhound and battle hero.  I visited Bally Shannon,   says' Mr.  Dyer,   in   the   sheepfold   in   Central  Park, New York, where he was being  kept   for   the    British   officers    who  brought him over.     And   this  is   the  story they tell of him:  Bally Shannon had been^iike them,  a soldier in France. No ordinary ambulance helper was he, bnt aa over*  the-top fighter. He saved ten wounded men by dragging them out of No  Man's Land. Then came a bursting  shell, and Bally Shannon and his  master were both wounded. They  were sent home on a hospital ship,  which in mid channel was torpedoed  by a Germah submarine. The torpedo  did its work well, and the ship went  down with nearly all on board.   Only  three men were saved���������Bally Shannon's master and- two others. They  managed to scramble on top of a bare*  ly floating piece of wreckage.  Then came the dog, swimming  strongly in spite of his wounds, and  begged to be taken aboard. But the  piece of wreckage would have sunk  under his additional weight, and his  master was forced to order him to  keep away. Without so much as a look  of reproach, Bally Shannon obeyed.  All night he swam round the rude  raft, only; resting his chin upon it  when nearly exhausted. In the morning they were pickedup.   ,_.;, .-.r.  Wheu I; visited the dog he was  nearly well, although his master, alas!  had succumbed to his wounds and ex������  posure. I spoke- his name, and he  came to the edge of the inclosure and  raised himself to his full height, rest-  ing his forepaws on the top of the  fence. His head was level with mine.  I thought I had never seen so magnificent an animal. All sinew and  brawn, powerful, built on lines of  speed, he stood there and received my  homage. I plaeed my hand revarently  on his broad, shaggy head and let it  slide down his muzzle He took it for  an.instant in his mouth with   the   ut-  Girls! Try it! Hair gets sofc, fluffy and  beautiful���������Get a small  bottle  of Danderine.  If you care lor heavy hair that glistens with- beauty and is radiant with  life; lias an incomparable softness and  is fluffy and lustrous, try Danderine.  Just one application doubles the  beauty of your hair, besides it immediately dissolves every particle of  dandruff. You can not have nice heavy,  healthy hair if you have dandruff. This  destructive scurf- robs tlie hair of its  lustre, its strength and its very life,  and if not overcome it produces a fever-  ishncss and itching of the scalp; the  hair roots famish, loosen nnd die; then  the hair "falls out fast. Surely get a  email bottle of Knowlton's .danderine  from any drug store and just try it.  John   A. Hutto.n   has   been  pointed a justice of the pece.  ap-  IF YOUR CHILD IS CROSS,  FEVERISH^ CONSTIPATED  Look,  Mother!    If tongue is coated,  cleanse little bowels with "California Syrup of Figs."  '  Mothers can rest 4asy after giving  "California 'Syrup.of: Figs," because in I  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 the stomach, liver and bowels is prompt and sure.  Ask your druggist for a bottle of  "California Syrup of Figs," which contains directions for babies, children oii  all ages and for grown-ups.  .WINTER  FALL  IWOLFor  COYOTE  HEAVY  FURRED. CASED  OPEN  OR  HEADLESS  3.00to 2.50  2.30to 1.90  2.25to 1.75  1.80to 1.60  N2I.EXTRA LARGE  EXTRA TO AVERAGE  30.00to 24.00  22.00to 18.00  N2|, LARGE  EXTRA TO AVERAOE  22.00to 18.00  16.00fo 14.00  1.60to 1.30  1.50to 1.20  N9I.MEDIUM  EXTRA TO AVERAGE  16.00 to 14.00  IZOOto 10.00.  l.lOto   .90  I.OOto  .80  NUSMALL  EXTRA TO AVERAGE  12.00 to 10.00  9.00to 7.00  I.OOto   .75  .85(o   .60  .50to  .40  .35 to  .25  N?2  ASTO SIZES QUALITY  12.00to 6.00  9.00fo 5.00  N������3  A3 TO SITE ������ QUALITY  3,00(0 2.00  2.00to 1.50  SH0T.DAMAGED ]  AND KITTS  AT HIGHEST  MARKET VALUSI  THESE  EXTREMELY  HIGH PRICES  QUOTED FOR  IMMEDIATE  SHIPMENT  For more than thirty-five years "SHUBERT" has been giving Fur Shippers an honest and liberal assortment-paying the highest market  prices 'ending returns out promptly���������rendering "bettcrservice"���������"quicker." No license is required to ship Canadian Raw Furs from  any part of Canada to   SHUBERT." Shipments valued at more than $100 must be marked "GENERAL IMPORT LICENSE PBF 30."  "SMUBEBT" Wants British Columbia Furs���������Ail You Can Ship  A "SHUBERT TAG ENVELOPE" on your shipment means "more money"  for your furs-"quicker*'���������"the best and promptest SERVICE in the world."  GET A SHIPMENT OFF TODAY <i."  " There 1*3 No Duty on Raw Fiws Coming Into Chicago from Any Part of Canada"       '**  iiX:M&  Dept.    C-103  :t?s the steady  advertising  ���������rings  tlie Steady  Trade to  You  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  news of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeks more than others���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't there  something to advertise? :  Your customers are shopping every week. Aren't  you losing many of them  the weeks you do not adver-  use/  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store���������it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space  regularly, and  T.  &H.  sure it is in THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  readies the most consumers  In this vallev.  The GRANDFORKS SUN  eaders    Want   to   Hear  4    V* f,"  ?ni  11  Sver:  .������  i  1  I  \  screaaMmagffmrfflmTg^^ t!mui������i������.1Birm  aMBMBBCTWBgBBB^ \'<^LlW������&^*XW#Ml^4&&'^  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*  cTWiller Ch% Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  GIVE "SYRUP OF FIGS"  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  r.  Delicious "Fruit Laxative" can't harm  tender little Stomach, Liver;   '������������������.,  , and Bowels.  News of the City  J. B. McDouald, ex alderman and  all round booster for his home town,  left on Thursday for Princeton. He  will be greatly missed by his many  friends.  F. W. Reid   went   up   to   Lynch  Creek on Wednesday.  Lake City on account of two of th"  shopmen of P. Burns & Co. being  taken down with the influenza.  A. H. Brean, of Nelson, was an  over night visitor in the city on  Tuesday.. He was called back to the  A Chinaman with a broken leg  was brought in from Midway on the  C.P.R. passenger train on Wednesday. He was taken to the Grand  Forks hoppital.  Mrs.    F    E.   Cooper   and   Mrs.  Pritchard left for   Republic   Thursday to attend the funeral of the  late  Mrs  Shipley, which   was   held   oh I  Monday l  Look at the tongue, mother I If  coated, your little one's etomach, liver  and bowels need cleansing, at once.  When peevish, cross, listless, doesn't  sleop, eat or act naturally, or is feverish, stomach sour, breath bad; has sore  throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give a  teaspoonful of "California Syrup of  Figs," and in a few hours all ��������� the foul,  constipated waste, undigested food and  sour bile gently moves out of its little  bowels without griping, and you have a  well, playful child again. Ask your  druggist for a bottle of "California  Syrup of Figs," which contains full  directions for babies, children of all ages  and for grown-upa  i  I  Walter Ronald, who sprained his  ankle recently in slipping from his.  engine, is again on duty on the C.  P.R. mogul.  Miss Myrtle Spraggett and Mrs.  IS. Cooper went-over to Republic in  Stanley Davis' big car on Monday  to attend the funeral of the late  Mrs. Shipley. Mrs. Cooper went to  Republic last week,' but she returned home on Saturday.  Wm. Gray left Friday for Copper  mountain.  eicome  *TpHIS is an important hour for Canada.- The  ���������'���������*���������'.. nation is entering on a new era. It is passing  from war to peace. Let us start this new era right.  There are thousands of soldiers returning from overseas. The Government is doing all in its power to  get these men back to civil life.  It is giving a War Service Gratuity���������-more than  any other nation���������to keep the soldier going till he  gets a job.  It gives him a pension-���������where his usefulness is  impaired by his service.  It teaches a man a new trade when his service  unfits him for his former trade.  It gives him free medical treatment when illness recurs, and supplies free artificial limbs and  surgical appliances.  It is bringing back to Canada at the public  expense the soldiers'dependents now overseas.  But the Government, however willing, cannot provide  the personal touch needed in  this work of repatriation.  That must be given by the  people themselves.  The men who went from  these parts to fight in Flanders deserve a real welcome  home���������the best we can give.  In most towns committees  of citizens have already been  organized to meet the soldiers  and their dependents at the  station, to provide hot meals,  supply automobiles, afford  temporary accommodation  when necessary.  In addition, many other  towns are organizing social  gatherings to give public welcome to returned men after  they have been home a  few    d ays.  After he has rested, the  soldier must be provided with  an opportunity for employment. In towns of 10,000  population, Public Employment Offices have been established to help soldiers, as well  as war-workers; secure good  jobs quickly. Where these  exist, citizens should co-operate. Where they do not exist,  the citizens themselves should  help put the soldier in touch  with employment.  ���������3f  ���������*  ���������x-  The fighting job is done." It  has cost many a heart-burning. But it has been well  done. The least we can do  is to show our appreciation  in no uncertain manner.  Don't let the welcome die  away with the cheers.  The Repatriation   Committee  OTTAWA  lflMrHVMEK&aw^^ia������MB%K������gl������w������E������at^^ | m   ^Complete-: Stock  of  Jewelry axid.-SiIyerware  .       ���������   Everything that can please and charm, your friend.  .;���������'���������. ������������������>���������   Before going elsewhere, give us a call and inspect  our stock.  Timberlajke9 Son & Co,  "Quality Jewellers"  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty ������  9  Telephone  Service   Insurance  "������������������'���������:*.>  This is often a temptation to call telephone  numbers from memory.  In a surprisingly great percentage of cases  this results in serious losses of time, the referring of calls to special operatojs, and'unex-  plainable annoyance to those called in error.  There is no better insurance oil effective  service than the two following practices:  First���������Invariably to consult the...directory  and call by number, slowly, one numeral at a  time.  Second���������To evidence the same consideration and politeness that is shown by the operator when 'difficulties, arise, regardless of  their origin.  I  Tenders Wanted  Buy   War   Savings  Stamps.  and     Thrift"  SEALED TENDERS marked   "Tenders for City Team Work" will   be  received   by   the  undersigned up till!  March   10,   5   p.m.,   for   team   and  driver, at so much per day for day or  half-day   work,   and at so   much per  hoar for less than a half day, and  at  so much per hour for street speinkling,  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  the Fire Hall stable every night from  6 p.m. till 7 a.m. and all day on Sundays. The regular fee of $5.00 will be j  alio wed, for all fire calls. " The lowe&t  or   any   tender   not  necessarily  ac  cepted.     For further information   ap^!  ply to Chairman Geo   R. McCabe.      i  JOHN A. HUTTON,  . City Clerk.  Dated Grand Forks, B.C.,  February 25th, 1919.  ACREAGE  RANTED  One mile from centre of city,  near Kettle rivor, fine parcel 5  acres, suitable for market gardening  or chicken ranch. Good 8 room  house, cellar, sleeping porches; good  well of water; barn, chicken house.  Can be rented for $10 per month,  or for sale cheap Small cash payment, balance long time.  Address owner,  Mrs. IDA CORYELL,  Cascade Locks, Oregon, U.S.A.  Yale Barber Shop  "Razor Honing a Specialty"  Experienced in Orchard  work, to take charge.  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, Fikst Street  . G. PETERSON  S. T. HULL,    |  Secretary,  Grand Forks Orchard Co., Ltd  -��������� ~~T '     GEI���������L TRANSFER BUSINESS  WE KNOCK THE SPOTS       ������  OUTOTTHINGS  Ladies' and Gent's  Garments  Cleaned and  Renovated in a  Superior Manner  Send us your Garments  and  have them  cleaned  clean at  AND  Okkick !  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  First Street  P. O. Box 152 Phone 200  GRAND FORKS  AT YOUK  SERVICE  Modern Rigs  and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Our Guarantee:   Your Satisfaction  odel Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street

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