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 a  1  Kettle Valley  Orcharciist  S XTEENTH YEAR���������No/11  GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 1917  $1.00 PER YEAR  LAST MEETING  OF OLDjDUNCIL  Health Officer'speport Received and General^Busi-  ness Transacted   k  Mayor Acres and Aid. Allen,  Donaldson, McCallura, Schnitter  and Sheads wer*- present at the last  meeting of the 1916 council- on  Monday evening.  C. M. Davidson, instructor 'of the  city band, was present, and asked  that the council carry out the tacit  agreement entered into early in' the  season between himself aod the city,  i. e., that the city pay the hall rent  for the band, ancLmake a grant of  850 to himseif as instructor, as a  recompense for the. public open-air  concerts given by the band. On  motion, later in'the evening, a grant  oLSoO was voted to Mr. Davidson,  '...ncl the finance committee was instructed to interview him regarding  the rent, the members being under  the impression that the council had  agreed to pay the same for only five  months.  M. J. Quinlivan, inspector of  dairies, reported that he" had inspected all the dairies in the city.  The larger dairies had been found to  be in splendid sanitary condition,  while the smaller ones were in fairly  'good shape.  Health Officer Kingston  submitted the following report for 191(3:.  "The year was an unfortunate one  for infectious diseases, notably for  measles and whooping cough.' There  appears to have been a wide spread  of both of these diseases, not only in  British Columbia but in some of the  other provinces, and in the state of  Washington as well. As nearly as it  was possible to keep a record, there  were between 79 and 96 cases of  measles in the city, with no deaths.  It has been very difficult to keep a  record of whooping cough cases, but  I would estimate that fully ICO  cases existed between' July 1 and  December 31. There were no deaths  from this disease.  "The city was fortunate iu having  but one case of scarlet fever within  its limits, which case was recovered,  and there were no cases of dipth  theria. There were a few cases of  chicken pox. The city was also fortunate in having fewer cgses of  typhoid than ever before in its history. There were five cases, with  one death. The fatal case did not  originate in the city, but was  brought in for treatment.  "Attention has been paid to the  condition of the dairies and to the  quality of the city's milk supply.  The quality of the milk has been, on  the whole, remarkably good. The  dairymen have shown a manifest  desire to conduct their business in a  sanitary way.  "The city dairy bylaw has had a  wholesome effect in improving the  condition of some of the small dairies in the city.  "The butcher stalls  in   the   city  were occasionally   visited, and were J  as a rule found to be clean and sanitary,  "There wcro twenty-five deaths in  the city during tho year, but eleven  of these were cases who resided at  outside points, but who were brought  into the city-for treatment."  The collector- of road and dog  taxes reported that 116 dog licenses  and 190 road (axes bad been collected. The report was accepted  and ordered filed.  The past month's budget ot accounts were ordered to-bo paid.  The chairman of the water and  light committee reported that' the  city electrician, the driver and the  city team were engaged in thawing  out water pipes at present. The city  electrician had stated thatth*? charge  for this work could be reduced to  $2.50,and he recommended that this  amount be made the regular price  in future, a* nether the thawing out  was done on the street or on private  property. On motion, this; recom  mendation was concurred in by the  council, and the electrician was  made responsible for the collection  of the fees for the work.  Aid. Donaldson stated that Vancouver city was. borrowing its own  sinking fund from the banks at a  low rate of interest, and he wished  to know if this plan could not be  worked here. It was the-opinion of  the other members that this system  would not be legal in this city, as  Vancouver is working under a spec  ial charter. ''..%  While the national highway was  under discussion the mayor suggested that the clerk send a letter to  the Penticton board of trade and  the council of that city, stating that  the Grand Forks city council has already endorsed a resolution adopted  by the above organizations favoring  the Penticton and Boundary route  for the highway. From the correspondence on the subject, it appeared that a strong effort is being  made to have the route changed  via Kamloops and a more northerly  course.  On motion of Aid. Sheads and  Donaldson, the clerk was instructed  to inform the Penticton council and  board of trade that the Grand Forks  council is willing to co-operate with  them in their efforts to have the  Pentlcton-Bouudary route adopted.  The temporary loan bylaw was  reconsidered and finally passed.  Mayor Acres thanked the members of the council for the hearty  manner in which they had assisted  him during the past year. It had  been a pleasure for him .to preside  at the meetings, and he hoped all  the old members would be returned.  Aid McCallum said more amicable relations had been maintained  among the members than ever before. It had been the most economical oouncil in the history of  the city, but economy had not been  practiced at the expense of needed  improvements, as the records  showed that the average amount of i  public work had been done during  the year. He paid a merited tiibute  to the ability and geniality of the  mayor, to which Mr. Acres made an  appropriate response.  Aid, Sheads said it had been the  most pleasant year he had ever put  iu as alderman. All the members  of the council had met the desire of  his committee for economy. The  council bad done very well, consid  ering the condition of the country.  He would like to see all the old  aldermen in the now council.  Aldermen IVlcArdle, Schnitter,  Sheads,  Harkness,  McCallum, Webster  At the nominations at the city  hall last Monday ��������� G. Tl. Acres was  re-elected mayor for 1917 by acclamation.  In the East ward Aldermen Mc-  Ardle, Schnitter and Sheads were  also re elected by acclamation.,  In the West ward Charles Bicker-  ton, John Donaldson, P. H. Hark-  bess, Neil McCallum and A. H.  Webster were nominated for aldermen.  The poll,taken yesterday, resulted  as follows:  P. H.Harkness.............'........   109  AH. Webster     89  Neil McCallum.....................    86  Charles liickerton     73  John Donaldson...................    70  On the mid-week half-holiday the  vote was: Wednesday, 199; Saturday, 48; Monday, 1.  Mrs. Agnes Henniger, Mrs. Eliza  Cooper and T. A. Love were elected  scbuol trustees by acclamation.  risen to her full obligation, and he  attributed this to a large exteut to  the mixed population. He intimated that the government would look  after those people in this country  who are making large fortunes out  of the war. He emphasized the  need of every man and woman doing all that was possible to help win  the war.   '���������  Burreli Thinks Conscription  Would Not Be Proper  Montreal,    Jan.    7.���������"I   do   not  think that conscription would be   a  wise or proper thing   to put into effect   in   Canada  today," said Hon.  Martin Burreli, minister of  agriculture, in   an   address   at St. James'  Methodist church   this   evening   in  connexion with an appeal in behalf  of national service.  He added, however, that he would not oppose con  scription if it were found   that  this  was   the   only   way   to preserve the  country's    liberties       Hearty   applause followed this  latter  remark.  Mr. Burreli said Canada   had   not  duties of an alderman, and be had  decided to slip out while the slipping was good.  Aid. Sheads paid a high com pi i  ment to the ability and courtesy of  the citv clerk, and he offered a resolution conveying the council's ap  preciation of the work done by Mr.  Hutton. Aid. McCallum, in seconding the resolution, said the clerk  had done splendid work, and he  was rightly entitled to tbe. efficient  assistant he had in the office. The  resolution was adopted [unanimously-  Mr. Hutton thanked the members  for their expressions of appreciation  of his work, and added that all he  had done bad always been from a  sense of duty, and with a view of  delivering the services for the  salary.  Aid. Donaldson said the mayor  had always conducted the meetings  in a pleasant manner. He congratulated the mayor and East ward nl  dermen on their re-election by acclamation.  Aid. Schnitter said it had  been a  pleasure to be in tbe  council.    The  Property in Grand Forks  Donated to the Soldiers  Lots 1, 2, 3, 20 and 21, block 14,  plan 35, assessed value .$675; on  water and light lines.  Lots 3 and 20, block 18, plan 35,  ������270; on water and light lines.  Lots 1 and 3, block 19, plan 35,  $250; near water and light lines.  Lot 5, block 21, plan 35, $175;  near water and lines.  Lot 11, block 17, plan 85, 8650;  near water and light lines.  The total assesed value 'of the  property is 82000.  The above described property,  well located for building purposes,  clear of incumbrance and all taxes  levied up to date paid���������that is, all  taxes paid up to the beginning of  tbe current year���������is donated by  Neil McCallum to the Grand Forks  soldiers on the following conditions:  All residents of Grand Forks and  vicinity who have gone to the front  for active service, or who will do so  durtug the war, and who will return  to reside in the city or vicinity after  the war is ended, may participate.  Any who have enlisted, or may  hereafter enlist, but do not go into  active service at the front, will participate or not participate, according  to the merits of each case.  The nearest of kin to any of said  soldiers killed.in action may participate.  Each participant must contribute  his portion towards the payment of  rates and taxes due and accruing  due after this date, in the month ol  July each year; provided, that rates  and taxes may be allowed to accumulate during the continuance of  the war, with the cousent of the city  council. Otherwise any one refusing so to contribute shall thereby  be disqualified as a participant.  A majority of the participants  may appoint a trustee, who shall  hold, deal with and dispose of said  property, from time to time, for the  benefit of all participants, and continue to do so during the pleasure of  a majority of said participants.  Any disputes as to rights to participate, in view of the above conditions, shall be decided by the  donor and the trustee, and, if they  so desire, a third person chosen by  them.  One deed will be given free of  charge, but extra deeds for any separate lots will be charged at the  regular price.  The best wishes for the success  and safe return of the soldier ia the  prayer of the donor.  NE DIVIDENDS  ARLY DOUBLE  1916 Was a Prosperous Year  for the Industry in Brit- .  ish Columbia  Dividends paid by British Columbia mining companies in 1916 totalled $2,891,583, or 81,556,494  more than in 1915.  These figures are, of course, exclusive of profits derived by the  operation of mines by private syn-  dicaies and individuals. Neither do  they represent the total profits of  the companies on the dividend lists.  Mo?t of the companies have increased their surpluses during the  year, while large sums taken out of  profits have been expended on acquirement of new properties and  construction of new equipment.  The figures are:  1916.  Con. Con 8   776,6S9  Granby   1,049,894  Hedley  .      240,000  LeRoi No. 2.,   Rambler-Car.       87,500  Standard      600,000  Mother Lode.      137,500  ��������� 1915.  468,600  222,472  300,000  59,600  35,000  250,000  Totals.......82,891,583 $1,335,088  Consolidated companies dividends  were ������308,673 greater than in 1915.  Granby disbursements were S827,-  422 greater and Standard paid out  8350,000 more than in 1915. Rambler 1916 dividends were greater by  852,500 than in 1915. LeRoi No. 2  did not pay a dividend lasc year.  Consolidated company has paid  out a total of ������8,096,825; Granby a  total of $6,7767317; Hedley' a total  of 82,063,520; LeRoi No. 2 a total of  $1,546,749; Rambler-Cariboo, 8507,-  500; Standard, ������2,400,000; Mother  Lode, 6137,500.  METEOROLOGICAL  Tbe 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:  Mia.  Max.  42  25  6���������Saturday   ..  ., 30  23  7���������Sunday   .. 23  . 25  8���������Monday   .. 35  2S  9���������Tuesday,  27  29  IU���������Wednesday.  .. 38  27  11-Thursday,  38  20  Indict  3.7  The annual congregational meet  ing and social of the Presbyterian  church will be held next Wednesday, January 17, at 7:30 p.m. All  members and adherents of the  church are earnestly requested tube  present.  Where Did He Get It?  John D. Rockefeller's fortune,  now estimated at more than two  billion dollars, is-more than the es:  timate of the total wealth in any  one of the following states: Arizona,  Delaware, Maine, Mississippi, Mod  tana, Nevada, Florida, Idaho, New  Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island,  Utah. Has Mr. Rockefeller don*  more for society than the population of each one of these states? An  economic system which makes pos-  Isiblesuch an aceumlatiou of wealth  by any single individual does seem  to have something wrong about it.  more meetings he had attended   the  more he wanted to attend, owing  to      The  hockey   game   on  Tuesday'  the   genial   manner in which buni-   night between the ladie"' team   and '     Archie   M. Johnson, barrister  of  ness had been conducted.    He com-  the high school boys ended in a vie- ' Nelson, has been  appointed deputy  Aid. Allen said he did   not  have! plirneiited the city clerk.on his good  tory for the ladies by a   score   of 3   attorney-general   in    the   Rrewpter  ��������� u> pjtj.Miy   aiUiiU   lo ib   *vuiii. i to 2. government. THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  J}  ������t  G. A.  EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  AN IXDKPEXDEXT NEWSPAI'EK.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������-PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain)   One Year (in the United States)    Address all communications to  The Grand Porks Sux  Africi  oven   Englishmen   may   not  property.���������London Times.  acqmr  'How  long  should  a  kiss be?" is tho title  Guano Forks, 13. C.  Pjionb 101 R  OFFICE:    COLlJiM JJfA AVEN U"E AND LA ICE STREET.  of an article now going the rounds of the  press, The question depends entirely upon  circumstances. If you are kissing the maid  81.00 .when your wife is not around, the oscillatory  i.50'exorcise might he prolonged indefinitely, hut  if there is danger of your better half being  wifhin hearing distance, the safest plan is to  make the kiss as short as possible.  FRIDAY, JANUARY .12,  1.917  A year ago the ratepayers of Grand Fork's  elected a very good city council, and yesterday they they repeated the good work.  The 19 L0 council gave the people a good,  economical administration, and it accomplish-  ' eda great deal in the way of public improvements. It relinquished oIliccMvifch the respect  of all' our citizens. The new city government  is fully equal to the old one in all 'respects,  and another year of steady progress in municipal impravement may be looked  forward  to.  Sir Thomas White, minister of finance, has  announced the first step   in   connection   with  his campaign  for  greater national saving and  the larger participation of the  general  public  in   financing   Canada's   war  expenditure and  furnishing imperial credits for the purchase of  munitions in Canada.    An issue of  war  savings certificates maturing in three years in denominations of $25, #50 and $100 will be created.    They will be obtainable on application  to any bank or postal  money  order  oilicc in  the Dominion.    The  prices  are  $21.50, $4o  and $80 respectively. That is to say.for every  $21.50 lent now to the  government  825   will  be returned at the end   of three  years.    The  discount of 83.50 constitutes a most attractive  interest return.    Provision is  made   whereby  the  certificates   may  be  surrendered  at any  time during the first thirteen   months  at the  purchase price; after  12 months,   but  within  24 months, at S22.25, and after 24 months,but  within 3(5 months, at ������2:3.25 for  every   $21.50  paid.    This means that the l6nger the certificates are held the higher will be rate of interest obtained.    The plan will give the generol  public   the   opportunity   of contributing   by  their savings to the winning of the war, and at  the same time encourage and promote individual rhrift and economy   throughout   the   Dominion. Such a result would be of of incalculable national benefit both for the present and  future, and would go far to  avert  the consequences of any  temporary  depression   which  might result through depression   of business.  A BIT OP PHILOSOPHY.  What's the use o' sighin',  Lettin' go your grip?  Why not put some stiifnin'  In your upper lip?  Get some ginger in you,  Don't set round and whine,  Rustle up your shirt sleeves,.  Stiffen up your spine.  Fortune's like a woman,  -   She will surely frown  If you try to court her  With your mouth turned down.  Why not try a whistle,  Just a bit of song?  Daylight sure is breakin'  Though the night be long.  ���������Florence Jones Hadley  Eng'rThos. Loftus  of tho "Twentieth  Cfiitury T.lmiU'il,"  Now York Central  X,ino:i.   Ho ciirrit'S a  Uuniiltdu 'Watch.  Etir't James Bnlloy  of "TlioOI>m|iliin  Ohicutto, Milwiiukco  and St. Paul  Rtillwny.   TlBcnrrios  n Hamilton Watch.  Ens'r LottIs O. ITonry  of tho "llronilwny  Limited," I'onnsyl-  van in Railroad.  Ho oarrioH a   .  Huinilton Watch.  Eng'r. Wm. S. Hair  of tho  "SantaFcJIeLuxo,"  Santa Fo Knilroad.  Hocnrrifaa  Ilanilltou Watch.  Four Famous Trains ������������������~-r arid the  Famous Watch That Times. JTiem,  The Sun, at $1.00 per year, gives its readers  three times more reading matter than any  other Boundary paper. This fact accounts  for the rapid increase in our circiqation.  'The 'Watch of Railroad Accuracy"  JEWELER AND, OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. O.  Besides being read by all the intelligent people of (Ti-and Forks, The Sun goes to every  ranch home in the Kettle and North Fork  valleys. No other Boundary paper can give  advertisers this guarantee.  SNAmFTAKEN'ATONCE  Room House andT~wo  Lots "on Garden ������  Si  Every self-governing British dominion ex-  ercises, in some form or another, the right of  deciding who shall or shall not live and ac-  quire property within its borders. There is  discrimination, and very proper discrimination, even against '.British subjects, as is seen  by the disabilities imposed upon Indians in  South Africa, Australiaand British Columbia.  In certain of the protected states of India and  Lots 100 feet, by 300 feet deep; chicken coops, etc. Will sell cheap for  quick sale. Will seji "tor less than  half what it cost owner'; $1300 if sold  soon. Will give time if needed. Is  handv to school. Garden has good  soil, and enough potatoes and vegetables can be raised for a large family. Would make an ideal home for  a smeltcrinan:  Terms���������$200   or  $300  cash; balance monthly payments of $25 or $30  CWi  \JCl.-.I  For further particulars  The Sun Office  series  gf Vancouver  c_yire now booking orders for spring, 1917,  delivery of their well-known, hardy  Fruit  and Ornamental  Stock  Prices include packing' and delivery to  customer's nearest station. Write at once  for 70-page Catalogue, also artistic Rose  Catalogue, free.    ...     /   ���������������������������   ���������   -  We always have room for an energetic,  honest salesman. (^Attractive proposition for the right man.  ���������*>&  Business is good���������I advertise  in The Sun.  ���������  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  Bay  Your  If  ������o\v  OlTlCE!  ���������      F. Downey's cigar Sture  Tklkvhonks;  Oki-kk, Kiiii Ffiiof Qfpppt  HaNSK.s'S llKSIDESCE.la81M01 Oil COi  TO  J  Ji..  w:  -yw.  sto:  Ss5teJji.:jU/iSv*3(*J  TKCf'S WHO, FROM  TIME  TO TIME, HAVE  FUNDS   REQUIRING   INVESTMENT  MAY   PURCHASE   AT   PAR  hvmmm w baton UtncNIUnt  '$&i {.������-UicS'*~.&vtiiS:  n  I  ii  'i  i  I  I  IN SUMS OF $500, OR ANY MULTIPLE HEREOF  Principal repayable 1st October, 1019.  Interest payable half-yearly, '1st, April and 1st, Oct fiber by  cheque (free of exchange at. any chartered Wank in Canuda) at  the rale of five per cent per annum from the dale of purchase.  Holders of thin .stock will have I lie privilege of surrendering  at, par and accrued interest, an I he equivalent of eadi,ja payment of any allotment made under any future \v:ir loan issue in  Canafla other than an issue of Treasury Bills or other like short  date security.  Proceeds of this stock lire for war purpo.'-'ou only,  A commission of one-quarter of one p,>r cent will be allowed  to recognized bond and stock brokers on allotments nui.de iu  respect of applications for this stock which bear their til amp.  For application forms apply to tho Deputy Minister of  Finance, Ottawa.  DEPARTMENT OK FINANCE, OTTAWA  OCTOKiSK 7Ui, 19l<i.  I don't���������business rotten.  Pays for The  is*l$'^W Suii for . an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the .Boundary eon it.ry  Modern Kigs  Horses at All  the  AT YOUR  SERVICE  and Gooti  Hours  at  Yioaei Livery iWn  M. H. Bums, Prop.  Second Street  m;r+%tr.m.~w&u*  Jolin W'aniimakei' says in .Judieiou-  Aiivertisinm      "Advcrtisiny     rlo'^n't,  jerk; it pulls,     It beiriie-   vei-v gently !  at first, but tin- }-���������:11 is ������������������' ������������������i'\k. .     !t in- j  i)v venr, :  >v \ ite^4 w  C  ���������:l'l  ereases dav by da\ ,.iul v-'iiy  until it exults a.n ;i-c.'m--i ,ble  C  "ei,  You can n<>t reacb 'i'tn- Sum'h  nunierouj readi rs cvecpt tlirough  the coIuiiiiih of Tbe Sm:i,  rURES  AKD PICTURE ',?M'M  Vurn'iinn'   Made,   to  Order.  Also li(!pairin<,'of all Kinds.  Upholstering  Neatly  Tone,  R.C. M oCX.J TC H EON. THE SUN/" GRAND FORKS, B. G.  John Simpson; the well known  educator, returned to the city on  ���������Wednesday,from Toronto, and will  probably, remain here.until spring.  At present he is devoting considerable time to advocating the early  completion of the national highway  by tbe federal government.  .Wm. Fi.fer,.. a pieneer of Grand  Forks and the original.locator of the  Pathlin ier mine, spent a few days  in the city this week. He is now  located in the Orient camp.  Noel B.Kelsey, of Rock Creek,  and Miss Maud J. Harridan, bf this  city, were married in Spokane last  week by Rev. F. G. Hart.  Conductor Peck, of the C.P.R.,  was confined-to his home last week  by an attack of the-grip.  Divine services at the Presbyterian church   next  Sabbath,   January  14, as follows: 11 a.m., special, ser  vice   for' parents   and  all children  connected with the  Sunday  school,  when the diplomas and seals will be  given   to   the scholars   who- merit  them for the year 1916, and  important   information   given   relative to  the home  and   the  school.    There  will   be   no  Sunday school  in .the  afternoon.    Evening   service    7.30,  subject "The Word of God, Its Place  and Value in   the  Home  and Na-  tio\\'-'- The subject will be discussed  witn a view of forming  a   class   for  Bible study, when teaching will   be  given  on  the  foundation truths of  Scripture as to   sin  and   salvation.  Tnese studies, it   is hoped, will  be  helpful to those who sincerely wish  to understand the plan of redemption, and who wish to connect themselves .with the church of the living  God.   CASCADE NEWS  Mrs. E H. Smith left Sunday to  visit friends in Nelson.  An enjoyable New   Year's  dance  was held in Bertois hall New Year's  1 night  Mis R. Davis left on Saturday to  visit her mother, Mrs. Mclntyre, at  Ed m on ton.  Winnifred and Ethel Ritchie left  Tuesday on a visit to friends at  Paulson.  R. E Wolverton left Saturday for  Pullman, Wash., to attend the  Washington State college.  Lilian and Teddy Bertois returned  Thursday   from , a. visit to Mr. and j  iVrs. J. B. Selleck at Farron.  C. McCarthy, of Hillyard, Wash.,  visited bis sister, Mrs. H. Collins, of  Biilings, on Monday.  F. A, Smith aoddaughter Evelyn  and R. E. Wolyhrton were "visitors  to Grand Forks on Friday.  TAKES OFF DANDRUFF,  HAD* STOPS FALLING  Save your Hair!   Get a 25 cent bottle  of Danderine right now���������Also  stops itching scalp.  Thin, brittle,, .colorless and scraggy  hair is route, evidence of a, neglected  scalp;   o������.dandruff���������that awful scurf.  There is nothing, so, destructive to  the hair as dandruff,.-It.robs: the hair,  of its lustre,.its strength, and,its very,  life; eventually, .producing" a. feverish;  ness and itching- of" the scalp, w^ich  if not remedied, causes the. hair, roots  to shrink, loosen and di^-then the  hair falls out fast. A little. Danderine  tonight���������now���������any time���������will surely  save your hair.  Get a ,25 cent, bottle of Knowlton'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!  W. M. DeCew made a ' busiuess  trip to Nelson the first part of the  week.  IF YOUR CHILD IS CROSS,  FEVERISH, CONSTIPATED  The Grand Forks Growers' Co-  nppraiive association has been incorporated with a capital of 650,000.  Look   Mother!     If tongue  Is coated,  cleanse little bowels with "California Syrup of Figs."  Mothers can rest easy after giving  "California Syrup of Figs," because in  a few hours all the clogged-up waste,  eourblle 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 drugglBt for a\50-cent bottle of '.'California Syrup of Figs," which  contains directions for babies, children  of all ages and for grown-ups.  ASTOUNDING REPORT FOR  GRAND FORKS  The wife of a merchant had stomach  trouble so bad shecould eat nothing but  toast, fruit and hot water. Every thins;  else would sour and ferment: ONE  SPOONFUL buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as mixed in Adler-ika benefited her INSTANTLY. Because  Adler-i-ka flushes the ENTIRE alimentary tract it relieves ANY CASE  constipation, spur stomach or gas and  prevents appendicitis. It has QUICKEST action of anything we ever sold.  Woodland & Quinn, druggists.  The  Telephone is the  cogent of Comfort  and C onveniene e  With'tlie.telephone right at your hand, you  have only to talk when you wish to communicate, with some one at a distance. Every  telephone is a Long Distance telephone.  You can get three times the day period at  the regular rate between 7 p.m. and 8 a.m.  Don't trust to your memory to ring up.  Arrange with Ceutral, and make an appointment to talk any time you wish.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  P.BURNS(3MX>.  Dealers in  Fresfi and Salt Meats  Fish and Poultry  Our cTHotto: "Quality^ and Service"  Markets in Nearly All the Roundary  and Kootenay Towns  First Street Grand Forks  H. W. Breen, ^Manager  .to charge  for the "service"  of $ hunting up  samples in specimen books.  WE PRINT  Letterheads  Noteheads  x"Billheads ;  Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting cards  Posters  Dodgers  r Shippingtags]  !   Menus r^^d  Ball programs  Wedding invitations  Price lists  Pamphlets  f Circulars  And "commercial  and society print  ing of every ^description, j &^  Letv us"quote  ou prices.  PHONE 101R  8  ssunng Your  usiness  A policy of advertising is a  policy of life assurance,' and the  protection thus secured is  well worth its annual cost.  Old Customers die or move  away���������they must be replaced.  Old customers are subject to  the influence of tempation���������  they may be induced to divide  their custom���������to do some of  their shopping at a competitor's.  New customers to this community will shop with you���������  become regular customers���������if  they are invited to do so.  Tour competitor's advertising  is an influence which must be  offset if you are to maintain  your trade.  Not to advertise regularly to  the readers of  THE GRAND FORKS SON  Is to leave your business unprotected.  B  B  It is no sign of weakness to follow the lead of advertising,  You owe it to yourself to get  the most for your money, the  best goods and the best service,  And if you find that your inclination is to shop where you  are invited to shop rather than  continue to be a customer of  the shop which never solicits  your good will, you need have  no compunction of conscience,  Shop Where You Are  Invited to Shop THE  SUIv    GRAND  FORKS,  B. C.  SOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  fEAPPEKS-M'lElSS"  for Beaver, Foxes, Lynx, V/olves, Minlc, Fisher, White Weasel,  Marten.Muskratjand other Fur Bearers collected in your section  SHIP YOUS FUKS DIRECT <o"SHT;BEnT"the larrjcst  house in the World dealing exclusively in NOETiJ AMERICAN RAW FUKS  a reliable���������responsible���������safe Fur House with an unblemished reputation existing for "more than a third of a century," a Ions: successful record o f send in g Fur Shippers promnt.S ATI S FACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "Cfit &fcu5ert ftfifpptr."  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  Write for it-NOW-it's FREE  AR <5HT TRFRT F������r- 25-27westaustin ave.  Each "Pape's Diapepsin" digests 3000  grains food, ending all stomach  misery in five minutes.  METEOROLOGICAL REPORT, 1916  The following meteorological statistics have been compiled by E. P.  Laws, who is in charge of the government whither bureau in this city:  Grand   Forks. B  0 ���������L-Uiiude, 49;   longitude, 118������ 20" W.; height  above sea level, 17-10 feel.  ,���������Tern per an i re���������-  Maximum.   Minimum  -Precipitation-  January   46  February   46  March  (>U  April  79  May ���������.  83  June   97  July  9-i  August    97  Heptomber   90  October  70  November   55  December  44  -22  -12  15  2(5  29  80  ���������U  42  ���������if)  22  5  -19  Snow  12 50  9.10  1.90  11.60  17.30  llriin.  0.05  0.25  1.05  0.90  1.58  3.^fi  LIS  0.60  1.14  0 16  0.71  0.15  Total  1.30  1.16  1.24  0.90  1.58  3 26  1.18  0. 60  1.14  0.16  1 S7  1.SS  Time it! In five minutes all stomach distress will go. . No indigestion,  heartburn, sourness or belching of  gas, acid, or eructations of undigested  food, no dizziness, bloating, ��������� foul  breath or headache.  Pape's Diapepsin is noted for its  speed in regulating upset stomachs.  It is the surest, quickest stomach remedy in the whole world and besides it  is harmless. Put an end to stomach  trouble forever by getting -a largo  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. It's the quickest,  surest find most harmless stomach  doctor in the world.  ]Iuhp1>wk!   hay   reduced   the hotel  license from ������-!���������()() to $300 a year.  Up-to-Date Jewellery  Go to Timberlake, Son & Co.  Newest .Styles Choicest Patterns  Lowest Prices  Pill    M WW  :#1    em, ������sK  ;   The Quality Jewellers  Brklge'Strcet, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  Fresh milch cows for sale.  Call, wrile or phone Frank  lioelzoJ, North Fork.  1914  1915  1916.  Total   ���������Total Precipitation  1910    11.82  1911 :    1721  1912 : ' 16.47  1913   16.74  Average over above seven years, 16.41.  Total snowfall winter 1909 10, 29 G inches.  Total snowfall winter 1910-11,38.1 inches.  Total snowfull winter 1911-12, 65.7 inches  ��������� Total siiowlall winter 1912 13, 4S.4 inches.  Total snowfall winter 1913 14, 43 6 inches  Total snowfall winter 1914-15, 2S.0 inches.  )2 40  11.03 16 27  Total Precipitation      1626      18.13     16.27  Snow all gone   2Sth   Feb.  Snow ail gone 5th   March.  Snow all gone 25th March.  Snow all gone 1 1th March.  Snow all   gone   27th   Feb  Snow all gone  27th  Eeb.  COM PA11 AT IV K T A B M-23.  1913. Altitude. Max.  Grand Forks   1746    97  gpnticton    ......    92  Sumtuerland     94  ���������Vernon:    1255    93  'ICeretneos    1390    95  Creston...   1985    91  Neloon.  1769    94  Nakusp.'.  1413    90  1914.  Grand Forks 101  Penticton '..  9S  Summerland... ...  94  Vernon  96  Keremeos  92  Creston......   95  Nelson  99  Nakusp  ,...   90  1915.  Grand Forks ....97  Penticton  96  Summerland  93  Vernon  93  Keremeos   91  Creston "  88  Nelson   96  Nakusp   87  -Temperature-  Min.  -15,  -4  -10  ��������� 22  -4  -12  -3  -5  -11  o  ���������6  -12  -1.5  -17  . 1  -3  -11  4  1  -1  0  -7  -1  .1  -Precipitation-  Ruin.  10 28  11.34  9 53  12.26  8.73  1305  20 99  18.12  12.07  11.14  8 06  8 47'  ��������� 8.62  15 01  21.87  19.72  15.59  14 46  12, SI  12.71  12.23  1-1.43  18.95  22.47  Snow.  54 60  12.60  29 63  44.00  17.25  59 0u  72.70:  8G.00  41 90  13.00  34.00 '  38 50  24.10  58.30  57.00  74.25  25.40  1.00  18 60  28.30  14 45  7-1.90  67.00  74.50  Total  16.74  12 60  12.49  16.66  10 45  18.95  28 26  26.72  1626  12 44  11.46  12.32  11.03  20.34  27.57  27.14  18.13  14 56  14.73  1542  13 77  21 92  25 65  29.92  The Sun, at SI a year, is superior  ro any $2 a year paper printed in the  Boundary. This is the reason why  we do not have to re-sort to gambling  schemes to gain new .subscribers or to  hold those >.ve already have.  Knssland will hold annual winter  carnival  this year as usual.  10 CENT "CASCARETS"  IF BILIOUS OR COSTIVE  Butted Wrappers  Neatly printed with  special Butter Wrapper  Ink.    Also imprinted wrappers.    Our prices  are right.  SUN PRINT SHOP  For   Sick   Headache,   Sour   Stomach,  Sluggish Liver and Bowels���������They  work while you sleep.  Furred Tongue, Bad Taste,"Indigestion, Sallow Skin and Miserable Headaches come from a torpid liver and  clogged bowels, which cause your  stomach to become filled with undigested food, which sours and ferments  like garbage in a swill barrel. That's  the first step to untold misery���������indigestion, foul gases, bad breath, yellow  skin, mental fears, everything that is  horrible and nauseating. A Cascaret  to-night will give your constipated  bowels a thorough cleansing and  straighten you out by morning. They  work while you sleep���������a 10-cent box  from your druggist, will keep you feeling good for month's.  Addressing Mai! to SoSdiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail at the front and to insure  prompt delivery it is requested that  all mail be addressed as follows:  (a) Regimental number.  (b) Rank.  " (c) Name.  (d) Squadron, battery or company.  (e) Battalion, regiment (or other  unit), staff appointment or department.  (f) Canadian Contingent.  (g) British Expeditionary Force,  (h) Army Post,  London, England.  Unnecessary    mention    of     higher  formations, such as brigades, d virions,  is strictly forbidden, and causes delay.  The single eyeglass is worn by the  dude. The theory is that he can see  more with one eye than he can  comprehend;  Advertise in The Sun.   It has the  largest local circulation.  The Sun is always a live issue  in  Grand Forks.  ������  >QO!������S  N'T HESITATE! '  PHONE 101R  FAR FiriE PRINTING  .���������������������������tf������p**wt3wranffl33������  kj������u������3ju>-i n LLumf ��������� j1 wigwirai miHJ.1. u  A. A. Frechette has re-opened his  harness shop in the building formerly occupied by II. Baneson on  Winnipeg avenue.  H.    Forrester   won   the thorougi -,  bred poultry r������(lied by the Patrhu'c  fund   at  the Empress    thcutie Ibis j  week.  by buying your  Winter's Supply of  from us  We have a lar^o stock' to select From, and  our prices places them within the reach  of all.  h tl w 'fid i m    w I It II 3\k jcsSa  Kk&j  ���������3EJ '  PHONE 30  EVERYTHING TO EAT AND WEAR  SHORT-and SMAPPY  Tho secret of tho ouccos3 of our  Want Ads. Is that they arc short  and snappy. People Mho a plain  business story told in a few v/ordo  ������nd If thoy want anythlngythcy  rofor to tho placo whoro they  will find it with tho least trouble,  via., tho Classified Want Ads. Is  your business roproscntcd there.  3SSa2^icSE22SGES2SG2a  AGENTS WANTED  Made in Toronto. The  b^st counter check books  on the market today..  A Sun "want" ad. always  brings  results.  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Special^  P. A.  Z,   PARE,   Proprietor  Yale Hotel, Fikst Htkkkt  Eastern Prices  'We. hcivc n, two years'  contract to handle these  books. Call and see.,samples  THE  L0NDQNDIREGXORI  (Published Annually)  Enables traders   throughout   the   world   to  communicate direct with Hu-rlish  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  I in each clnssof floods.   IVesides beinpf a complete ��������� commereinl  fruide to  Loudon and  Its  | suburbs, the directory contains lists of,  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with tho Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranjrfl undor the Ports to which they sail, ,  and indicating tho npproximntp Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of Ieiidinjr Maiiufn^tnrcrs, .Merchants, etc, in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of tho United Kingdom.  A copy of tlie current edition will be forwarded", freight paid, on receipt of Poitnl  Order for S5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlurger advertisn-  inents from-������15.  cylt The Sun Office  THE LONDON- DIRECTOR)' CO., LID  5, Ab<:liui'':li Liuio. London, E.G.  WANTKO -Industrious inon. who ciui oiiin  ,-spiOM) |ier inonrh n''il oxi'en-e-.. selling  our products 'o fniiii.'rs. ������luH' h'iy(, mhii..  means for starting e.spens.'s iiu/l iurnisli I'nn-  tiails -ii:ii'i! bv two I'e^ponsible men _ Ail-  d,-,.MsTlie VV. T. Knulfijrri i o��������� I.lcl., U inlli;-.-:r,  Man., giving age. ocropittlon mid'cfei.inr'Os.  " FARM PRODUCE WANTED  SpeciaS Offer  ���������aaregBaMBgjaaajLiagHBPMMTMitgjyiB.L'ja^aBfi  H 4pk     I  WAN'l'l-,:i A I' uSi'i: ��������� PotiitM'M and oui"iis  ranclp'i'N having iiiuiiit.tn- "'produi-  for ���������--.li -till, full, kfnMl.vsi-n.l_ list ol siiiiie and  prices wanted to (1. V, Mi-^gitt.  BOOT    REPAIRING  TAi.'i:   .Vi.ur   repairs   to   Ami^cii,  sbor    '������������������  I     puircr.     The    llu'i.     Look   lor   the   l!ij^  Hoot.  SECOND-HAND    GOODS  HIOIIK--TCASII I'lil'.M'.Spald Tor old Sn.vs  and    llimges.     \:l (.'.   I'erklinm.   M-cotid  Imiid Store,  M������������tert' ipe������UI rinf! offer. Solid 22-ct. \Vcddln������ Rlni! and Hthei.  Solid "old Keeper Klni for 3 I- HI dollars} mailed free to any  Vddreisin tho world, or������������nd 15i,no������,and par iSs.on dellrsrr.  ^.^ ^������oft*^/ \������&^w ^%$$m&r  'i<i-Vf\ V^[ M������st("r������' murvellnus valnr, solid 22-ct. WffdrlinR Rine and  jijbjjj vVJaI either iS-ct.Goni - ing.srfwith I>i.'i   owls Rubies Pcnrlx,&-c for  " S'K   ���������.���������"���������):'! *"'' ,0'  ''oil-OS), or 90 - with order :ind 20 - on delivery.  f\ V ^'".V i Special atimnlnn Riven to Inrrign enqiiirins.    Write for f.itt,  ;.'Vi'3 3 B-A-.TF;������a', Lid.   Jiono 5t-������-as, S-.VE   F.n������)  ,y j.-^v 11 1    1 ir~ 1 ii 1   1         1   mwi      ���������    in                       ..-*'** *V"* '        '.'** "������������������'���������������������������"'������������������^*,M*,*'"-"'-,"M"  4  i  mnm

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