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 r+*&> "'���������r^^wiw.ii.i;  /,  ���������I  i.    i      i. , /,  Legislative Library  Kettle Valley Orchardist  18TH YEAR���������No   12  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY,   JANUARY 17, 1919  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  81.00 PER YEAR  Wm. Thomlinson Makes  Ail Exhaustive Report  on His Investigations in  North Fork District  "I certainly consider the matter  worthy of detail research on the  part of the government or the large  mining corporations," says Wm.  Thomlinson with reference to platinum possibilities in Franklin camp  in.a letter. Mr. Thomlinson is ore  sampler and collector for the Canadian resources commission and made  two visits to the camp last summer,  spending a week on the second occasion.   He says:  ''Geo. C. Mackenzie, member and  secretary of the Canadian munition  resources commission, has authorized me to make .public the following information regarding the tests  for platinum made on the material  taken by myself durine the month  of September last from mineral  cliams situate on the"so called Black  Lead in Franklin- camp, Grand  Forks mining division.  "Early in the   month of August,  under   instructions   from Mr. Mac  kenzie, 1 visited Franklin,camp - and  took samples from the various workings   on   the   Maple  Leaf  mineral  claim, and sent the samples   to the  Dominion assay office at Vaucouver  to be assayed for platinum.   Two of  the   samples   Irom   the Maple Leaf  claim taken from an open cut from  which   two  cars of  copper ore had  been shipped, were  found   to   contain, respectively, 0.15 oz and  0 17  oz. of platinum per ton, and  the re  suits appeared to me to indicate that  the platinum content of the ore was  roughly proportionate to the amount  of   the   primary   copper    minerals,  especially chalcopyrite,   showing in  the ore.  "Later J. J. O'Neil, of the Dominion geological survey, visited the  Maple Leaf claim with me,and being  much interested in the mode of  occurrence of the platinum, he took  a sample of almost pure chalcopyrite  occurriug as a small lense in the pyr  oxenite, and had the tample assayed  for platinum at the Dominion assay  office at Vancouver. The sample  showed a content of 0.38 oz. platinum a ton.  "The mineral-bearing gangue on  the Maple Leaf claim is mainly pyr-  oxenite, with some tongues or inclusions of Augite-syenite on the hanging wall side of the lode, and the  copper minerals, principally chalcopyrite, occur in bunches and vein-  lets, and as disseminated specks,  throughout the pyroxenite and  syenite.  ''Owing to the good results   from  the Maple Leaf samples and   noting  that   the   pyroxenite   zone or   so-  called Black  Lead  extends   almost  entirely across the Franklin camp, I  obtained permission from   Mr, Mac-'jan  kenzie to remaiu in the camp   until:  I bad visited and sampled all of the ���������  principal properties situate   on   the  pyroxenite-syenite contact zone.  "On most of the claims situate on  the pyroxenite forming the Black  Lead, the lode material appeared to  be barren of economic minerals, but  on several of the claims there could  be seen, at or near contacts, a ten-  ! dency for the copper or iron sulphides to form mineralized belts or  masses.  "Most of my samples were taken  from places where such segregations  of copper and iron sulphides oacur-  red, and especially from where copper bearing minerals were in evidence; although the oxides and sulphides of iron were also included in  the samples.  "Although most of the samples  taken, on being assayed, showed appreciable amounts of platinum, it  can not yet be stated with certainty  that more than very small portions  of the Black Lead or pyroxenite belt  can be mined on a commercial basis  "In the samples assayed there appeared to be certain proportions between the copper-bearing minerals  present and the platinum contents;  but at the Mountein Lion claim the  platinum appears to be entirely associated with sulphides and oxides  of iron,  "Whether the platinum occurs in  the ore as native platinum or sper-  rylite.the arsenide, of platinum, has  not yet been determined; but I presume it may be the latter form, and  associated with the sulphides and  oxides of copper and iron where  they are found segregated in the  pyroxenitez one.  "On several properties such as  the Gloucester mining claim, situate  near to and on the tip of the pyroxenite zone, platinum may also be  found to be associated with the sulphide ores and perhaps it may be  advisable to have all of the ores of  the entire camp tested for the metals  of the platinum group.  "There is, however, still much   to  be learned regarding the mode of oc  currence of the platinum, and  as to  the   average   value   of the material  forming the so-called Black Lead.  "It is probable that only certain  portions of the pyroxenite zone contains platinum, copper or other metals in economic amounts; therefore  much further investigation may be  required, but I certainly consider  the matter worthy of detailed research on the part of the government  or of the large mining  corporations.  "Samples from the undernamed  properties contained platinum as  follows, viz:  "Maple Leaf���������3 samples, 0.15,  0.17 and 0.38 oz.  "Luckly Jack���������3 samples, 0.04,  0.06 and 0.08 oz.  "Mountain Lion���������2 samples,0.02  and 0.09 oz.  "Golden Age���������1 sample, 0.06 oz.  "Averill Gp.���������2 samples, 0.09  and 0.09 oz  "Buffalo���������2 samples, 0.08 anl  and 0.19 oz.  "Ottawa���������1 sample, 0.06 oz.  "Columbia���������1 sample, 0.04 oz."  PROTESTS AGAINS  Gitizen Discusses Recent  Trouble in Police Department in a Broad-  Minded Spirit  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  10���������Friday  21  11���������Saturday  29  12���������Sunday  23  13���������Monday  36  14���������Tuesday  34  15���������Wednesday .. 40  16-Thursday..... 34  Editor Grand Forks Sun.  Dear Sir:-���������I am writing to make  a protest against a certain portion of  a circular letter I received recently,  and also to pay a tribue to Dr.  Acres, who has given us such splendid service as mayor of our town  during the past three years.  At the outset I want to make ' it  clear that I am a strong prohibitionist and a supporter of Mr. Liddicoat on his record as a police commissioner, even if I do not agree  with all his methods. I admiren  him for his courage in coming out  as prohibition candidate in the first  place, when he must have known it  would effect his business to some  extent at least; but I must enter a  protest as a prohibitionist and a citi  zen of Grand Forks at the attack on  the mayor in his circular ietter.  It is equivalent to saying that Mayor  Acres is supporting the liquor inter  ests.'> It:ia a. stroke bolow - the helt,  as he has no opportunity of defend  ing himself. lam a strong advneat-  of fair play, and such tacticts are  manfestly unfair. Furthermore,they  will not help the cause of prohibition, but hurt it.  At the Farmers'   Institute   enter  tainment on Wednesday   evening  I  listened to a very severe censure on  the citizens of   Grand Eorks for not  being   public   spirited   enough   to  come out and run for aldermen. But  can   anyone   blame   them?    What  thanks do they get for   good,   con  scientious   work?      This    circular,  placed in the hands of every citizen,  is a fine tribute to Dr. Acres  for the  splendid work he has  done during  the past three years   I have been  a  resident   of   Grand   Forks   now for  sixteen   years, and   he is  the   best  mayor we  have  had   during   that  time. This is not my opinion   only,  as I have frequently   heard  it  said  by others, and only  this  afternoon  was very much pleased to hear   one  of our oldest   and  most   respected  citizens, and a strong prohibitionist,  say:    "I have participated in   civic  affairs a good deal and followed them  very closely for many years, and in  my opinion Dr. Acre'!   is  the   best  mayor we have ever had."-   Coming  from the source  it did, this   is   an  especially fine rribute.  From talk on the street   I   have  gethered that  there has  been considerable friction between Dr. Acres  and  Mr. Liddicoat   on  the   police  commissioners board over  tbe  suspension of the chief of police.    It is  a question of  Mayor  Acres   having  exceeded   his   authority   when  he  made the suspension.    To  a   fair-  minded citizen who has the dignity  of the law and the city  at heart,  it  25 is immaterial who   suspended   him.  23 That he should have been suspend-  ��������������� ed there is no question of  a  doubt;  and   whether   it   was done by the  tion was this: The man we are paying to act as guardian of the law,  broke the law. No matter what the  pjovocation was, he broke the law.  Had he found an ordinaay citizen  doing wh������t he did he would have  promptly arrested him for brawling  and creating a public disturbance.  That would have been his duty, and  for what he is receiving his salary.  Had he not been suspended we, the  citizens of Grand Forks, would have  been placed in the undignified posi  tion of having as guardian of the law  and to enforce the observance of the  same, a man recently guilty of break  ing the law. This fact would be  bound to become known, and unfavorably commented upon, in  which case we wonld have been indignant, and the very first thing we  would have done would have been  to censure the mayor for allowing  us to be placed in such a   position.  The chief was very fortunate in  the verdict he received. I am not  criticizing the verdict in any way,  b.ut the fact is he was fortunate,  because many a man has to pay a  fine or go to jail for the very same  offense; and when it comes down to  placing the blame for this present  undignified situation on the police  board, it primarily rests on his  shoulders. If he had simply done  his duty, which the citizens are paying him to do, the cause of all the  trouble would never have arisen.  I want to   make   it cleBr   before  closing that this letter is- the   direct  result of tbe circular issued- by   Mr..  Liddicoat.    I have no wish "Co'' get},  into priut or to advertise   our civic1  quarrels; but after three such splendid years' seivice as   Dr. Acres  has  given    us as mayor,   I   consider   it  would be a pit-grace to  the   citizens  of Grand Forks if we allowed him to  retire from office without protesting  against this slur ou   his reputation,  and I am confident   that   all   fair-  minded citizens will agree with me.  Clinton A. S. Atwood.  LAST MEETING  OF 1318  L  Council Decides to Oppose the Extension of  Power Sought by  Gascade Company  the  Min.  7  15  Editor Crrand Forks Sun.  Dear Sir.���������I wish you would be  kind enough to give the following  statement space in vour paper:  1'ii'a report in  the  Grand   Forks  Gazette   of   the   proceedings   of   a  meeting held by the police commissioners on   Monday night   last, one  important fact was omitted. In stating that I had written to  the  attorney-general personally, exception is  taken that I did not   tell  the   city  clerk about it. The report does  not  state that I took the letter   to   Commissioner   Liddicoat, and   that   he  read   it   over and thought it was a  fair and square letter,  and   he did  not object to my sending it.   Knowing this, he at the next   meeting of  the commissioners moved   that  the  city clerk write a letter to the attor-  neJJ-general.    I do not think that it  was necessary for me to discuss my  letter with any one except  Commis-j  sioner Liddicoat, particularly as   he  saw fit to have another letter drafted  by a person   who  did  not see  the  matter iu the same way that  I did.  G. H Acres.  The last meeting of the 1918 city  conncil was held on Monday evening  last. All the members were present  with the exception of Aid   Schnitter.  C. F. Harrigan made implication  for the position of city scavenger, and  on motion he was given the appointment.  A communication from the fire department stated that a stovepipe in  the Grand Forks Meat Market was  maintained contrary to the fire limits  bylaw. The Clerk was instructed to  notify Davis & Co. to conform to the  regulations of the bylaw.  A communication was read re-  spscting the property of Chas. Burke,  which was sold at last year's tax sale.  It was shown that this party was in  the overseas service, and the council  decided to restore the property to the  owner on payment of taxes and costs.  A letter from H. L Mackenzie  dealt with the taxes of the Grand  ^orks Townste company. The mayor  informed the council that the services  I of J H. Ryley had been secured to  ^collect these taxes, and the "council'  by resolution sanctioned tlie action of  the finance committee in securing Mr.  Ryley's services.  The application of the Cascade  Watar, Power & Light Company,  Limited, ro the provincial legislature'  for an exteusion of power was discussed at length. The council decided  to lay the matter before our member,  J. E. Thompson, and the other members of the board, and to urge them  to oppose the extensions asked for.  The medical health officer's annual  report was read, and the same was ac  cepted with the exception of an obvious error.  Mayor Acres address the council  and congratulated the aldermen on  the good showing of their work during the past year.  r PRIZES  Local   Poultry men   Were  Successful at the Provincial Show  War  Thrift.  Savings    Stamps   Promote  18  Inches may������1'  or tne  police comifiaioners,  Snowfall     5.1   the result  is  the same.    Thesitua-  Make a "Saving'" Resolution.  Make 1919 a W.S.S. year.  Save by the W.S.S. plan.  2oc buyri a Thrift Stamp.  Tom Bowen and W. Liddicoat returned ou Saturday from the Provin  ciai Poultry show in Vancouver. Both  of them were successful in capturing  a number of prizes.  For Rhode Island Reds Mr. Bowen  secured 3rd and 4th prizo for pullet,  9th for cockerel, 1st for pen, and also  3rd prize for pen in the S.C. White  Leghorn class.  Mr. Liddicoat obtained 3rd prize  for Dark Cornish Scot, 1st for  Black Red hen, and in the Pylo Bantam class he took 3rd for cock, 1st  and 2ud for hens, 2nd for cockerel  and 3rd for pullet.  The gentlemen state that the show  was quite successful, but that there  were evidences of a lack of proper  preparedness.  raaannn THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A. EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and'Great Britain). SI.00  One Year (in the United States)    1.50  Address all communications to  Tin-; Gkand Forks Bus,  ] honk 101R Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1919  EVOLUTION OF WAGES  D������  yoa remember the old story of the -man  who killed the goose that laid the golden  egl^sT Of course it was a. fable, but it was  promulgated to emphasize what might easily  happen if there were such geese who laid such  fine eggs, and such ganders who wanted to  hog them all in a hurry. Even as a youngster  you-laughed-at the story, for it seemed ridiculous to think that any man could get all the  eggs he wanted in one fell swoop. It was a  funny story.  The humor of- it is again coming home to  many. You will have, read in the papers of the  action iii Europe of certain uncontrolled elements in society who are attempting" to grab  all the money in sight so that they will have  enough for themselves and their children's  children, even after the gross amount 'is apportioned among those faithful to the cause?  A fine haul, some men have admitted in their  own minds. But is it? In some instances, the  seizure has been made and what has happened?  Is the old story of "The Goos^- That Laid the  Golden Eggs" a fable? It would appear-that it  only exemplifies a common human failing, for  the supplement of that story is, "He that  urabs at too much will lose all."  It's a strange world, i ut the' same characteristics are prominent in the race todav that  were paramount hundreds of years ago when  people were less civilized, that is, less civilized  in our opinion. The Proverbs of Solomon apply as truly today as they did in the year 1000  B.C. Read the history of any people and you  will find that in each there are ups and downs  where one section thought that the other section was enjoying all the happiness and all  the advantages.  This questiion of money seems to be the  pivot.around which trouble has centered. Yet  the man who has it today does not have it tomorrow. The thrifty man, industrious in his  .effort and carerul in his habits, saves a part of  what he earns, but all men are not thrifty, and  often it does not take long for fortunes to disappear.  Those who can uot save money want more  to spend than they can make. They are .dissatisfied with conditions that will only allow  them rewards for their industry. They declare  .such conditions are wrong, overlooking the  fact that qhe trouble is with themselves. Hall  Caine, in a foreword to Tlie Bondsman, tell* of  a man who fuiled throughout his life. A malignant spirit seemed to blast his plans, spoil  his crops, blight his hopes, and divide his;  home, at last he turned in despeiaUnu to "Tan-i  pie with it, nnd found that it was himself        !  The man who fails to discover the real cause '  of his discontent, who blames conditioiisjmnts!  around to  see  what   means  are available to,  meet his wants. He sees another man who has  worked and saved and got a little money, to- ���������  gother and he is envious.    He sees sevorul of  those men who have pooled their joint, savings'  nnd as a company are developing along some-:  line of industry with then id of their combined '  capital, and he is sure   lie   sees   relief,    lie is  working for them,  perhaps,   but   he   immediately goes gunning for the goose that  lays the  golden eggs.  The   company   may   I e   a bi:r eo'ieeni or it  may be small, but-'. anyway the. capitalization  looks big, and if he can enough dissatisfied associates to join with him, he thinks they can  grab money that will last them for the remainder of their earthly existence. Should they be  successful with their grab, do they get the  gold? The story is the same today as it was  centuries ago, the product in sight comes only  from a natural cause. It does not follow that  because so much comes regularly each week  in wages that there is a big pile just out of  sight.  Most people make a mistake in��������� thinking  that capital consists only of money or property. Credit is capital just as much as money.  The person who can easily borrow without  security is almost as well off as the man who  has wealth of his own. And you will find that  wages come from credit, more than from capital. Credit is the great base of finance, whether  it be the individual, the company or the nation. There is no great pile of gold to be  grabbed.  At present we have not got much to say  about the ;jiew city council.-.-/The chances  are, however, that before the end of the year  we shall talk quite freely on this subject. The  mayor-elect has had considerable experience  iu city affairs, and if he carries out his own  ideas,-there is no .leason why his administration should not prove acceptable to the ratepayers. In G-. H, Hull the city has undoubtedly secured one of the best aldermen she has  had for years. A significant fact "is, that all  the object-ions The Sun made to the new-council bylaw are being fulfilled.  For the first' time in the history of Grand  Forks we have had a city election with  less candidates than offices: Tins state of affairs does not remind us of pioneer clays, .when  we often had three or four mayoralty candidates in the field, "and The Sun used to issue  a special edition on election day to boost its  choice. Yve sigh for the conditionsNthat prevailed here before the tenderfooter took possession of the c'ty.  A great deal of noise has been raised by the  police commissioners this week, and Mayor  Acres is threatened with a $12,000 damage  suit for suspending the chief of police when  there was action for .assault pending .against  him. The aggrieved parties either want a  written apology or $12,000 in cash! They are  o;ood bluffers. Mr. Acres has announced his  intention to stand pat. The Sun feels certain  that he acted within his jurisdiction, and  agrees with the majority of those who attended the trial when they opinion that the chief  should perfectly satisfied with the outcome of  the action.  The eloquent appeal made for the election  of the "temperance" candidate for police commissioner, would lead an outsider to suppose  that W. C. Find lay had arrived in Grand  Fork's, ready to open a saloon in the event of  the defeat of this man.  History will never forgot the magnificent  resistance of the Belgian army at Lieire, Ant-  werp, Xamur, Dixmude and the Yser at the  beginning of the war, yet too often we forget  the great work that the Belgians have done  during the whole four years of lighting. Living  |n mud aud water on the extreme left of the  western front, they have held one of the most  difficult aud important parts of the line and  have built with tremendous labor the formidable works ou the low plains of Flanders that  tle.-y have guarded for almost four years. At  St.eens! I'ae-te, at Luvuhem, at I'ci^ersvlict and  at Mereiiem they won new honors by their  unfaltering bravery; and all the world knows  the part thev plaved in the last Lrreat drive.  r-  =\  en Byes orow:  Glasses become ,an imperative  necessity, and the -importance of giving the eyes proper car.e obtrudes   itself. apon  the dullest understanding.    Our skilled optiohn is qua.li -,  fied to test youreyasin a-.thorough and reliable   manner.  Our glasses never fail to give satisfaction. '..Examination'  free. '<'':..  ������  L  \<r  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  ^  rait  City  or&s  I rans.  DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Proprietors'.  agdade-and General Transfer  U  Q������  or- Mm  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 minutes all stomach distress, due to acidity, will go.  No indigestion, heartburn, sourness or  belching of gas or crnottitions of,undigested food, no dizziness, bloating, foul  breath or headache.  Pane'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 ��������� dun..*o.���������  excessive acids in stomach.  Lost���������Silver watch;   12   and    24  hour dial.     Fi< '.der will'ho reward-d  by leaving same at  The  Sun office  Share, in the war-for right by   -sav-  iiii; tin: fi c.i; thr allies/want.  You can read Tins Sun one vetir fo  SI.00.  Determination reduces hard work to nothing, procrastination makes haul work   out  of  UOl.lliiig.  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 necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-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 5300 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 requires land in conjunction with his  farm, 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 CIO 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 the heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title undor this Act. Is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after tho  conclusion of the present war. This  privilege  is  also  made  retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision is made for the grant t>o  persons holding uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the !:uid, if divisible,  as the payments already made will  cover in proportion to the sale price of  the whole parcel. Two or more' persons  holding such Agreements may group  their interests aud 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 nllotmont 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 tho  Crown or to any municipality. The  rights of persons to whom the purchaser from the Crown has agreed to  sell nre also protected. The decision of  the Minister of Lands in respect to tho  adjustment of a proportionate allotment  is final. The time for making application for these allotments Is limited to  the 1st day of May, 1919. Any application matin 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,  Ocputy Minister of Ijands,  Victoria, li. a  You   can   not  reach   Th  numerous   readers   except  its advertising col no  ins  Job Printing at  The Sim  prpelicaIly thi;>me j.'ire?  the big war bl'trted  e    Sun's?  .throus/h  as' h'efiYie"  is  :OO.d  Jr-rintinj  npiIE value Oi'weli-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  'holding1 desirable business .has been amply  demonstrated. Con-  suit us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  .Ball .programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  8 hip ping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers.  Posters  iYIeims ,  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let u^ quote you our  prices.  jw Type  Latest Style  Faces  Columi>iii Avenue ;ind  Ljike Street  TELEPHONE  R 101  ;'i BUY  On Sale at all  MONEY-ORDER POST OFFICES  BANKS AND  WHEREVER  THIS   SIGN  IS  DISPLAYED  BUY War-Savings Stamps for $4.00 each, place  them on the Certificate, which will be given to  ',. you; have your Stamps registered against loss,  free of charge at any Money-Order Post Office; and on the first  day of 1924, Canada will pay you $5.00 each for your stamps.  As an aid to the purchase of W.-S.S. you can buy THRIFT  Stamps for 25 cents each. Sixteen of these Thrift Stamps on a  Thrift Card will be exchanged for a W.-S.S. Thrift Stamps do  not bear interest. Their virtue is that they enable you to  apply every 25 cents you can save towards the purchase of a  Government, interest-bearing security.  "If high rates of interest must be paid on Government borrowings it is but right that every man, woman, and child should  have the opportunity to earn this interest."���������-Sir Thomas White  News of the City  W. K. C. Manly left  on   Wednes  da-'"for a short business trip   to  Spokane' *  i'A  The funeral of the late Dr. G. W.  Av^riil was held iu Seattle last Sunday.  British Columbia's production of  -550,000 pounds of honey during the  past season is a palatable addition .'-.to  our st ic'cs of food. This province; has  not b>eh -Ion?- in the honey business,  but, chft yield shows an increase of  130,000'"pounds over the previous  .V'M.r, and is particularly welcome at a  ���������t-:n-������ of shortage.'of sweats.  W.ii   Pur ly, ju.J'ge at   the   district  p lu'try sho w, was in the city on  Sat  urd-iv. being   enroute   to   his   home  near Ferrv, Wash.  He has had fifteen   years' experieuce  in the theatrical business in England.  Mrs. H. Hacking and several of  her children are suffering from influ-.  enza at their home in the North Fork  district.  Frank Haf by, of Eholt, is in the  Grand Forks hospital, suffering from  an attack of appendicitis.  S. T. Larsen. of Rock Creek,   spent  a few days in the city this week.  F. M. Bucbemin, a Toronto jeweller, was in the last Saturday 'Joqkipg  over a business proposition.  T. Bowen   aud Wm. Liddicoat returned on Saturday from the   provin  cial poultry show at Vancouver.  IU. F. Laws, who recently rented  his ranch, is organizing a theatrical  troupe preparatory to touring the  province. He expects to lea've for the  i-oH.st about the first of  next  month.  Miss Mona Henderson, of Calgary,  arrived in the eity this week and is  visiting at the home of her sister,  Mrs. Jr H. Lutlev.  T  A. Wright is  now  working   at  the Rock Candy mine.  Stanley Donaldson, of the teaching  WHEIt POOD IS WASTED  ~~m  V  WHEN  TOO MUCH 15  SERVED AT OWE MEAL  WHEN WHEAT FTjOUB .BEEF AMD  BACOn ARE USED RAThER THAU  HON-EXPORTABLE SUBSTITUTES  staff of the Phoenix school,   is suffering, from a mild attack of influenza-! I  The Kettle Valley line is reported  to.have a crew of over fifty men at  work extending its North Fork branch  to the Rock Crudy tram. '  Why the Editor Left Town  It was because the.following items  appeared in his paper:  "Mrs. Thomas \V. Johuson read an  article for the women's entitled, *Per������  sonal Devils.' Seventeen'were present."  "Mr. John Crou.se shipped a car-  ioad of hogs to Kansas city one day  last week. Three of his neighbors went  In with him to make up the load."  The Trouble  "Doesn't ber constant singing .in  the flat annoy you?"  '���������Not so much as the constant flat  in ber singing."  The Crying Need  The complaints we hear from Berlin that the artists who have painted  some of the horrors for which the  kaiser's army and rrevy are responsible have treated Germany unfairly  brings to mind the story of the very  homely man who complained that a  photograph, just taken, fell far short  of doing him justice.  "Justice!" exclaimed the photogra  phe'r. "What you are most in need of  is not justice but mercy!"  Buy   War   Savings   and    Thrift  Stamps.  Resolve to save during 1919.  NOTICE  NOT1GB is hereby given that application  will be made to Ihe LeRislative Assembly  of the Province of British Columbia at its  next Session on behalf of the Cascade Water,  power <fc Lig-ht Com piny Limited, a Company  incorporated by the Legislative Assembly of  the Province of British Columbia under Chap.  51, Statutes or B. C. If<g7. for an Act to be ������n-  .rituled'The Cascade Water, Power & Light  C������mpany Limited Act 1897, Amendment. Act  1918" giving it power to reduce its capital  from time to time as it may see fit by vote of  a majority in value of the shareholders present or represented by proxy at a meeting  called for that purpose, and also confirming  the reduction of capital heretofore made by  the Company on or about the 6th November,  1907, and also changing the time of the holding of the Company's ordinary General  -Meeting from the thiid Wednesday in July in  each year to the third Wednesday in October  in each year, or on such other date in each  year as the Directors may from time to time  determine upon; and also empowering the  Directors of Ihe Company to make bylaws,  :ules and regulatiens to be observed by all  persous using tho water, electricity or electrical appliances or other property of the  Company; til*j rules and regulations f������r the  maintenance of the Company's undertaking  nnd for tho collection of rates for electrity or  water supply and rents for electrical lines and  appliances let for hire, nnd for fixing the time  or limes when, and Ihe place or places where  the same shall be payable and in caseof default of payment to provide remedies for enforcing the payment thereof; and for such  further and incidental powers as may be  necessary.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 9th dav of December, 1918.  Barnakd, Robektson, Heistekman & Tait  Solicitors for the Applicant.  No. of Application 8093D  LAND REGISTRY ACT  Notice Under b'ectioh 86.  WHErt FOOD \S ALCOWED  TO SPOIL l/i THE HOME  LWiEM FOOD WHICH QUID BE EATEN 13  THROWN INTO THE GMEWGE PAJL  WHEN FOOD 13CAPEl������X?LY  PARED OR- TRIMMED  WHEh FOOD IS CAREUESSLy  OR IMPROPERLy COOkED  FOOD ISmSTED WHEI1 THE BEST POSSIBLE USE FOR THE  WINNING OF THE WAR IS NOT MADE 0FEVERT PARTICLE OF IT  TAKE NOTICIC that an application has been  made to register Gust.arus A. Evans. Crand  Forks, B. C. as the owner in Fee-simple under  it Tax Sale Deed from, the Assessor of the  Municipality of Grand Forks, to G.-A. Evans,  bearing date 2Sth day of December, A.D. 1911,  in pursuance of a Tax Sale hold by said 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 B-itish Columbia, more particularly known and described as:������������������Lot Eleven  (11), Block Six (6), Plan Sixty-seven (fi7).  You and those claiming through or under  you, and all persona claiming any interest in  the said land by descent whoso title is not  registered under the provisions of the "Land  Registry Act'' are required to contest the  claim of the tax purchaser within 15 days  of the service of his notice upon yon. Otherwise you and each of you will be for ever  estopped and debarred from setting up any  claim to or in rospect of tho said land, and  I shall registej the said Uustavus A. K.uiih as  owner iu fee.  Your attention is called to Section .16 of the  "Land Registry Act" npd amendments, nnd  espcoially to the following extract therefrom  which relates to the above notice:���������  "And in dofuult of a caveat.of certificate of  lis pendens being fjled before the rcgUtratlon  iu owner of the person entitled undor such tax  sale, all persons so srirved with notice, or  served with notice Under subsection (6) of section 155 of the "Municipal Clauses Aet, 1906,"  or section %9'.l of ?he"Munlclpal Act." or section 1H0 of the "Asscssmont Aet, 1U08," or section'253 of the "'luxation Aot, 'in cnief in  which notice under this Act is dispensed with  as hereinafter provided, and those claiming  through or under them, and all persons claiming any interest in the land by virtuo of any  unregistered instrument, .and nil persons  claiming any interest In tho land by descent  whose Oitle is not registered under tho provisions of this Act, shall bo for ever estopped  and debarred from setting up any claim to or  in respofit of tho land so sold for taxes."  Dated at   the Land  Registry  Office, nt tho  City of h'amloops,   Provinco of  Hritlsh Columbia, this 9th day of September, A.D. 1!J18.  C H. 0 UN BAR.  District Registrar.  To A. Campbell,  Duncan Campbell,  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  ropairs to   Armson, shoe  re  pairer.     The   Hub.    Look  for   tin.   Big  Y  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  IT'S THE STEADY  ADVERTISING  That Brings  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 advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store���������it's  the steady advertising that  forixigs the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space regularly, and  he sure it is in THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this valley.  ^  The GRANDFORKS SUN  leaders    Want   to   Hear  From   You   Every  Week  Hoot, ���������vA.m-.l~ *���������1* -m-J  THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  Of all present-day Sewing .Machines.  Why buy1 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  oMiller Cd% Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  "OASOARETS" WORK  WHILE YOU SLEEP  For   Sick   Headache,   Sour   Stomach,  Sluggish  Liver and  Bowels-  Take Cascarets tonight.  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FORFINE PRINTING  c=^  IL  BY ACCLAMATION  For First Time in History  of City There Was Not  Enough Candidates to  Fill the Offices  News of the City  The C. P. R. changes time on  Monday next. The westbound train  will arrive in Grand Forks at 6.40  p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursday and  Saturdays, and the eastbound is due  here at 10.58 on Mondays, Wedes  days and Friday. (  Provincial Constable Geo. Stanfield  returned to Grand Forks from Nel  son on Saturday, having escorted a  prisoner, B. Stacey.who was sentenced  in the provincial police court, this  city, to a term of imprisonment for  six months in the Nelson jail for steal  ing a cook stove belonging to John  Hutton.  Monday was nomination day in  the city election, and there were v;ot  enough candidates to fill Che offices  With the exception of one of the  police commissioners, every candi  date nominated was elected by acclamation.  P. H. Harkness is the new mayor.  In the East ward Geo. Hull and  Geo. McCabe were elected aldermeD.  In the West ward only one nomination, that of T. Love, was made. It  has been repeatedly stated that F. J.  Miller has been appointed to fill the  vacancy in this ward, but as the  new mayor has not been sworn in  yet *e do not see who could hive  made the appointment.  There were three vacancies on the  school board, but not a single candidate was nominated. Mrs E. C.  Henniger and Mrs. F. E. Cooper  have since been appointed trustees.  Fred Clark was also offered a place  on the board, but he dtclined to accept.  Rev. Gordon Tanner whs elected  police commissioner by acclamation  In the poll ior tbe second commissioner yesterday, Wm. Liddicoat  defeated S. Dinsmore by a vote of  121 to 101.  J. C. Cotterell and other C.P.R  officials arrived in the city on Saturday, and on Monday inspected the  work now being done on the North  Fork branch of the Kettle Valley  line. They went to the coast from this  point.  The ice. harvest has about been finished. A very Sood quality of ice  was obtained this year.  It is requested that names of be  ginners tit the public sohool for the  term commencing February 1 be  handfid in to the secretary of the  school board or to the prihcipal of the  public school as early as possible, so  that all names may be enrolled by the  above date. In each case date of birth  must be given.  The Farmers' Institute will meet in  the court house, upstairs,on Saturday,  the 18th inst, at 3 p.m. The president, H. W. Collins, will give his report at this meeting. Part of this report will consist of suggestions which  he hopes will benefit all: Are we going to have a fall fair, a poultry show,  a seed fair, irrigation in the valley?  The support of all is wanted to bring  these things to a heud. Don't sit back  and let a few persons do all the  boosting for the valley. Live stock  meeting at2 p.m.  For Sale, Very Cheap���������Horse,  Cutter and Harness. Apply E C  Henniger.  For  S-ile���������Good   fresh    cow   and  calf.  Apply Grand Forks hotel.  &  s^o   V/"  0fTic<  ..B.S.'  teu?mmt^4i&r&aoAmi  <ter-^\  ah:  \uiit ttljubtrt &i)lpp������'. iaareliableandnccurateMarket  Keport and price list, laouod at every change in the Fur Market.  _ ,; is BomethinK mora than merely "gomethinR to road." It ia the advisor, friend and aigrn post to the ritfht road to reliable market information  and accurate market ciuotatiuiin. "til}* jtynfatrl &H������Jurr" is received by  hundreds of thousands of trappers and Fur shippers all over North  America. Never waa a serious misstatements of facts published in  "Oil* 6bubKt fchijiprr" and this character of accuracy and reliability  has demonstrated thxt such information is ab-olutrly essential to the  sureossftil trapper and Fur shipper. You shoold read mot #ljuurrt  iMjtjiprt'*���������we want your name on our mailing list.  Fill in the Abov. Coupon NOW-and Mail it-AT ONCE  J\. ������3 . S������ H U ������ El I^T, inc.  fixJLAtiGSsr houTTih rut  Would  dealing cxclusiVcly W  AMrsRICAN     F51A.W     f= U R. S>  13 -17  W. AUSTIN   AVE.       - CHICAGO.    U.S.A.  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, fdul  gases, bad breath, yellow skin, mental  fears, everything that is horrible and  nauseating. A Oascaret 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 months.  ,.. Resolution for 1919  I hereby resolve:  That during. 1919 I will save  money;  That I will save an amount which  will compel me to forego something  I can really do without;  That I will buy War Savings  Stamps;  That I will also get a Thrift card  which will enable me to take care of  the "quarters";  That I will keep on doing this  thr>ugh   the yeaa;  That I will recommend this Plan  to others; .  That I will do all I can to popularize it for the good of ray neighbor and Canada generally.  A   Complete  Stock  of  Jewelry and Silverware  Everything that can please and charm your friend,  before going elsewhere, give us a call and inspect  our stock.  -1 ~1;"~Y Son ���������'���������&'��������� C-d .y  "Quality Jewellers"  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty  3IVE "SYRUP OF FIGS"  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  Delicious "Fruit Laxative" can't harm  tender little Stomach, Liver  and Bowels.  Look at the tongue, mother! If  coated, your little one's stomach, liver  and bowels need cleansing at ...once.;  When'. peevish, cross, listless, doesn't  sleep, eat or, act naturally, or is fever-,  ish, 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-ups.  For Sale���������Handsome grey horse;  <-ood driver, saddle and work. Also  bay mare, aged horse (very cheap for  good home), and saddle pony; all at  very low prices for immediate sale.  Also fefd cutter, root pulper, Cyclone  weeder, ete., and a o-passenger Ford  car���������a Snap!  Apply. E. F. Laws.  FOR RENT  OR  SALE  The Coryell place, near The Sun  orchard in the West ward. Five  acr"S of ground and modern house.  House contains eight rooms, pantry and sleeping porch. Also a  good well of water on the place;  harn and chicken house. Posses  sion giv^n at any time.  For   further   information   and  terms write  (Mrs.) IDA CORYELL,  Cascade Locks, Oregon.  "9C?  TIMBER SALE X1507  S1CALKO TKNDEKS will  be  received by the  Minister of Lands not Inter thtui ".noon on  tin- 17th dav of January, liHO, for tho purchase  of Lii-nnse X1507, to ciH f>56.(l00 feet BM Taiiia-  rnc l?lr und Cedar {and 00,000 1 ineftl feet of  Cediir Poles on hoi 1019s, near Deep Creek  Similknmeen District.  Two years will lie allowed for removftl of  timber.  Further particulars of theChief Porest'-r,  Victoria. !\. (J., or District Forester, Nelson, H C.  Dnted Vic7orin, December 24, 1018.  66  umoer  ait    Until: the  Answers   or  the Operato  Reports  Very often; a subscriber will call a number  and, if an -almost instantaneous connection is  not established, will hang up and and try1  again later. He feels that minutes have elapsed,[''  whilei in realty it has been but a matter of a  few seconds.  This hanging up of your telephone receiver  ,means that your time and the time and labor  of the operator has been wasted. If the called;  party  comes  on the line, the operator has to-  explain.  Remaining at your, telephone until, yon get  a i-pport or the called party answers meaus  the saving of the time and effort of three  parties.  .95  TELEPHONE COMPANY, Ltd  perior sorts ' of grain will he made  during the coming winter and spring  to Canadian farmers.  Samples for distribution will con,  sist of spring wheat (about 5 lbs )  white oats (about 4 lbs.), barley  (about 5 lbs.), and field peas (about  5 lbs.). These will be sent out, free,  by mail, from the Central Experimental farm, Ottawa, by the Do  minion Cerealist, who will furnish  the necessary application forms.  Only one sample can be sent to  each applicant. As the supply of  seed is limited, farmers are advised  to apply very early,  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  THICK, GLOSSY HAIR  FREE FROM DANDRUFF  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street  AUTO LIVERY  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Girls! Try it! Hair gets soft, fluffy and  beautiful���������Get a small bottle  of Danderine.  If you care for heavy hair that glistens with beauty and is radiant with  life;- lias an incomparable softneas and  Ls Sully and. lustrous, try Danderine.  Just one application doubles the  beauty of your hair, besides it immediately dissolves every particle of  landruff. You can not have nice heavy,  Wealthy hair if you have dandruff. This  destructive scurf robs the hair of its  lustre, its strength and its very life,  md if not overcome it produces a fever-  ishnes3 and itching of the scalp; the  liair roots famish, loosen and die; then  the hair falls out fast. Surely get a  small bottle of Knowlton's Dniiderine  u-oin any drug store and just try it.  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Barns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  P. 0. PETERSON  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  AND  Distribution of Seed  Grain From Dominion  Experimental Farms  Office !  :     By instructions of the   ministnr of  agriculture, a free distribution of su  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. C. McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENDB  F. Downey's Cigar Store  First Street  New Mi  lew Management  Dad Odell, who has been driving  the baggage wagon for Vant Bros.,  has rented the  Province Hotel Bar  Where he will serve all kinds of  cool, refreshing temperance drinks  and the choicest brands of cigar?.  When you are hot and in need of  cooling off, call and see me.  Also pool and billiard pallor in  connection.  Look for tne Biggest Brick Block  on Bridge Street  You will always find me "At  Home."  if' i"il

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