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 w.m  m.  m  Kettle Valley Orchardist  FIFTEENTH YEAR-No   11  GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 1916  $1.00 PER YEAR  -N  The first meeting of the 1916 city  council   was   held   at 3  o'clock on  ���������Monday    afternoon.'-'���������'���������OK tbe" new  , council Mayor Acres  and   Aid. McArdle,     McCallum,   Schnitter   and  Sheads were present, while  the  retiring   council   was   represented by  ex-Mayor Gaw and   Aid.   McCallum  ,   and ex-Aid. Bickerton.    The  meeting   was  more  for   the   purpose of  inaugurating   the   members  of   the  nev city government into office than  as an occasion for transacting   busi  ness.    The   next   meeting   of    the  council   will   be held next Monday  night,  when   Mayor-Acres will   announce his permanent committees.  Brief speeches were made   by   all  those present.  Ex-Mayor Gaw, in welcoming the  new council, congratulated the ratepayers on the personnel of the   new  civic government.    He paid  a  high  compliment    to   Aid.   McCallum's  ability,  and   was   particularly glad  that he had been re elected.    He believed that all  councils  served   the  ratepayers   to   the   best   of    their  ability, and it was   regrettable   that  so many of  the citizens   had fallen  into  the  habit  of  criticizing them.  Hh turned over trie  city   affairs t<*  ���������   the   new   administration   in    better  shape   than 'they   had   ever before  been   turned over to   an   incoming  council.    Morally, Grand Forks   oc  cupieds'c nl-pltce   in British Columbia.   This  could    be proved   by  statistics.    He hoped the city would  be maintained   on   its present high  plane.   He had been mayor for four  terms,   and   he  gladly  turned   the  office  over   to   his   successor.    Mr.  Gaw said he wished   to  correct  the  statement   printed   in   last,  week's  council proceedings,to ihe effect that  during bis last two  terms  of  office  he had not been absent from a regular or special,   meeting     Instead  of  .the   last   two   terms,   he  said, the  statement   applied- to   the     entire  period he   has occupied the mayor's  chair.  Mayor Acres spoke briefly. Tie  congratulated the aldermen on their  election. He felt sure the council  would do everything in its power lo  safeguard the ratepayers' interests  and personally he hoped he would  be able to leave his office with as  good a record as his predecessor.  Aid. McCallum highly appreciated the c implimentary remarks paid  him by ex-Mayor Gaw, and he fully  reciprocated them in his high opinion of the ex-mayor. The old council had done the best it could. In  the new council he would have liked  to ex-Aid. Manly as an alderman;  but in looking around   the table  he  them, as-.well as tbe mayor, on their  election. ���������  Aid. >Shead������ thought the new  council would be able to solve the  problems that might arise during the  coming year. He congatulated the  members on their election.'  Aid. McArdle said he considered  it a great honor to be a member of  the present council. He would endeavor--to serve tlie ratepayers' interests conscientiously and to promote the prosperity of the city as  much as possible.  Aid. Schnitter would endeavor to  do his duty as a representative of  the ratepayers to the best of his  ability.  ��������� Returning Officer Hutton read  the result of the poll taken on the  1.3th inst., and announced that Geo.  H. Hull -and Frank Latham had  been appointed school trustees. On  motion of Aid Sheads and McArdle,  the "report was accepted.  On motion of Aid 'McCallum and  Schnitter, the repayment of  a temporary loan of $3500 from'the Bank  ol   Comuidrce,    was     extended     to  March 31, 1916.  The   mayor   and   the   city clerk  were authorized to sign  all   cheques  and legal documents for the city.  to locate  the sponsors.    Were they  spies?  CO-OPERATIVi  The ranchers and fruit   growers of  the valley held an important meeting in the board of trade rooms yesterday afternoon.    The  object   was  to organize an  association   through  which   they, might    market   their  farm  products     The  meeting  was  called' to   order by J. T. Lawrence,  chairman,  who outlined   the  object  for which those present had met.  A most stirring address   was   delivered by WV M   DeCew along   the  lines of co-operation.   The  speaker  pointed out the necessity of such an  as-ociatiou to the growers of the val  ley and the  benefits  to  be derived,  not only to the growers, but  to  the  entire   population   of   the    valley.  After a number of prominent  growers ha,d expressed themselves  along  the same lines, it was   unanimously  decided   to   band   together into an  organization.  It'was decided that the new association be named ' "Grand Forks  Growers' Co operative Association."  The capitalization is to be $25,000,  divided into 500 shares at the par  value of -$50 per share. Thirty-one  shares were subscribed for at this  meeting.  The board of directors elected are  as fellows: W. Mark DeCew, E. F.  Laws, C. Hesse, H. W. Collins, J. T.  Lawrence, James Little and A. O.  Frache  ,     Immediately after adjournment of  did not see a single man   whom   he | the general meeting the board  of di  would   like   to see displaced, unless Sectors met and elected   the   follow-  he stepped  out   himself.    He   con j irjg   officers:    President,   W.   Mark i     Mrs    Forbe3  gratulated the mayor and   aldermen : DeCew; vice-president,   E. F. Laws;! Queen of Scots  on their election. L     /���������*   n ���������  Sherman Carson, cowboy.  on their election. 'secretary, C. Hesse.  Ex-Aid. Bickerton, in performing  the duties of alderman and license  and police commissioner, had acted  conscientiously and according to his  convictions, and if be bad made  any enemies they would have to get  over it. The aldermen elected in  the   East and West  wards were as  In spite of Lhe bitterly cold winter  weather  that   held   forth,   the   ice  carnival held at the skating rink on  Tuesday night  under  the  auspices  of.the Daughters of the Empire was  a brilliant success socially and financially, the event netting the  society  about   8140.     About   100   skaters  were on the ice in costume, and the  attendance of  spectators   was  quite  large.    The prizes were awarded   as  follows:  Best patriotic costume, Mrs.  C. H.   Niles;   best  man's  costume,  Dr. G. H. Acres; best woman's  costume,    Miss   Kerman;   best   comic  costume, Airs. J.  B.   McLeod;   best  girl's costume, Campbell;  best boy's  costume, James Clarke.  As far The Sun's X ray machine  could penetrate, the disguises, the  following persons represented the  characters immediately following  their names':-^  Mrs.   C.   H.   Niles,   Daughter of  the Empire.  Myrna Pell, Winter.  Mrs. G. B. Russell, colored lady.  Mabel Jewell, school girl.  Eric S. Atwood, Viking.  Percy W. Clarke, Pierott.  Mrs.   Percy   W. Clarke,  Spanish  lady.  . Anne Munro, SnowQueeta  Randolph Davis, Little Boy Blue.  Harold Fair, clown.  Mrs.   W.   B.   Bishop, Red Riding  Hood.  Cbarles Bishop, Gold Dust Twin.  Joseph Bishop, Belgium.  G. H.'Acres, John Bull.  Coryl Campbell, fairy.  James Clarke, bug.  Edna Traunweiser, Pierrotte.  Miss Jean Hunter,King George II  Mrs. F. E. Lathe.Qneen Elizabeth  Jack Miller and Clare Donaldson,  Gold Dust Twins  Mrs. Kingston, CarLda.  J. B. McLeod, clown.  Mrs. J. B. McLeod,  backwards.  Annie Reburn, Spanish dancer.  Maud Reburn, Kentucky 'musician  Emma   Needham, Emu   Pasha, a  Persian Princess.  Ralph J. Gill, a Spanish   cavalier.  Archer Davis, Robin Hood.  Emma   Gebert,   Miss   Canada,   a  Daughter of tbe Empire.  Muriel Spraggett, Martha   Washington.  Olive Galipeau, Allies' colors.  Corena Harkness, nations. i  Corp.   A.  Symes,   circumstances  alter faces.  Florence   Gilpin,  France.  Lsabelle   Glaspell,    Red  Hood.  Fred Ba-rlee, tennis girl.  May Gilpin, Serbia.  Kathleen Kerby, Billiards.  Marjorie Mann, a Belgian girl.  Mrs.   Forbes   M.   Kerby,    Mary  Banner Lodge Officers  The officers  of   Banner  Rebekah  Lodge   No.   25   were   regular!}' in-  stalledon the 17tb instant   by   District   Deputy   President  Jdnnie N.  Bugbee,  assisted   by   the. following  past   noble grands:    Deputy Grand  Marshal   -Maude.   Curry,    Deputy  Warden Sarah Taylor, Deputy Secretary    Lorena    Nichols,    Deputy  Financial Secretary   Amy. Douglas,  and Deputy Chaplain  Mary' Spraggett.   . Following are the officers w bo  were   installed:    N.G.. Sarah Mills;  VG., Alice   Graham;    R.S., Fanny  Clark; F.S., May   Spraggett; Chap.,  Mrs. Geo. Fair; Treas.,Barry Logan;  Warden, Maude Curry; Con.,   Ruth  Burns; R.S.N G., Jack   Curry; L.S.  N.G,   Jennie   Bugbee;     R.SV.G,  Maude Bonthron; L.S V G., Mrs Ed  Orchard; PNG., Flossie Spraggett;  I G., Mary   Spraggett; O G-,   Frank  Scott.   Organist, .Jessie Spraggett.  DIERS WILL  ENTERTAIN PHEMK  Tlie     Independent   Company   of  Rifles, now some 65 strong, will   be  journeying up   to   Phoenix on Monday, January 24, to hold a farewel.  concert,    preparatory    to   their departure   for   the   coast. .   A   special  train   will leave the   union  depot at  6:30   p.m.     Return   fare   SI      The  concert will be followed   by a dance.  The special tran will leave Phoenix  for the return trip at 4   a.m.    In all  probability the several   officers now  in Grand Forks will take  advantage  of this occasion to address the   people of Phoenix on behalf of  recruit  ing   for     their    respective    units.  Everybody will be welcome to   join  in making the excursion  a   success  England  a tin  Hiding  The Idea Didn't Work  The commanding officer of a corps  was much troubled about the persistent untidiness of one of his men.  Reprimand and punishment were  unavailing. The man was incorrigible and remained as dirty as  ever  A brilliant idea struck the colonel.  "Why not march him up and down  the whole line of the regiment and  shame him into decency?"  This was done. The untidy warrior, who hailed from the Emerald  Isle, was ordered to exhibit himself  and march up and down the entire  regiment, and the men to have- a  good look at him.  The unabashed Pat baited, saluted the colonel and said in the  hearing of the whole corps, with the  utmost sangfroid:  "Dhirtiest regiment I iver inspected, sorr."  A fatal railway accident occurred,  on the new C.P.R. steely bridge in  the west end of this city at about  4 o'clock last Sunday afternoon, in  which Mrs. Josephine E. Webster,  aged 69 years, was so badly injured  that she died in the Grand Forks  hospital a few hours later, and her  son, Arthur Webster.sustained more  or less severe injuries.  Mrs. Webster, who was  living  at  the   home   of   her   daughter, Mrs.  Clark, on the south side of the riverT  bad visited at the home of  her son,  who lives  near -the  Great Northern  station, during- the day,  and at 4 p.  m. started to return home.    Her son  accompanied her to   see   her   safely  across   the   bridge.    When   in   the  middle of the bridge   an  eastbonnd  freight suddenly rounded   the curve  at   the   northern   approach   to   the  bridge.   Mr. Webster realized  that it  would   be  impossible  to  reach the  other end  of the bridge without being   overtaken by   the train, and he  drew his mother to one  side  as  far  as   possible   and   expected    that it  would pass them safely.    They were  struck by some portion of the train,  however,   and   Mr.    Webster    was  hurled to the ice   below, a distance  of abrrntf'twenty feet.    Mrs. Webster  was thrown   under  the   wheel, and  both her feet were cut off just above  the   heels.    The   train   was stopped  and the two  injured   persons   were  placed in the caboose until   the ambulance arrived to  convey them   to  the hospital, where they were placed     ������  under the care  of   Drs. Truax   and  Kingston.   From the first it was apparent  that  nothing could be done  for Mrs. Webster, her advanced   age  and the shock of the accident working hgainst any chance of recovery  she   might   otherwise   have    had.  Without once  regaining consciousness after being run   over, she  died  at about 8 o'clock tbe same evening.  Arthur Webster, who is now in the  hospital, is   suffering   from a   fractured   wrist,   dislocated elbow   and  sprained   ankle, as   well   as   minor  bruises and a'severe  shock.    Ho  in  recovering from his wounds as   rapidly as could be expected.  The crew of the freight train state  that  as soon  as   Mr.   Webster   and  The funeral of the late Mrs. Jose-1     Garoline Muoro' SwKss 8ir1'  phine Euphemia Webster was   held I     Blair Cochrane, George Washington) Knox Presbyterian   church  at j ton.  11   o'clock  on   Wednesday morning!     The Sun, commissary department  to Evergreen cemetery, where inter-   of   the     Canadian     Expeditionary  merit took place.    A large  number  Force,  of friends and relatives of the family 1     For the characters of "The K"    '  In a rural court the old squire had  made a ruling so unfair that three  young lawyers at once protested  againet such a miscarriage of justice.  The squire immediately fined each  of the lawyers 85 for contempt of  court.  his   mother   were   noticed   on   the  bridge, every endeavor was made to  stop the train.    It was down  grade,  however, and the train was running  at a good speed, the  distance  being  short and the rails frosty   and  slippery, and it was  found   impossible  to do so in time  to avert   the  accident.    They also say that the   electric   danger   signal   at the crossing  was ringing at the time, but as   the  weather was bitterly cold, it is  possible that   the  victims  of   the accident were mullled up so closely that  they did not hear it.  George  Wooster,   trnasurer,    has  denied the report recently circulated  There was  silence,   and   then   anjthat   the Granby Mining  company  older lawyer walked  slowly  to  the |is shipping ore to the Tacoma smel-  front of the room   and   deposited   a !tt>r> or to an-v other foreign port.  810   bill   with   the clerk.     He then !    addressed the iii<!������������ r.s fuiiows:  Vo;ir honor. 1 wish to state that  good   men   as could   possibly have paid their last respects to the   mem-  Je t���������,    inrf   tb7���������f'    1     .r    ," ' I r ������"   '7 '       t     l������ ^ ^ ���������  been  picked, and  he congratulated ' ory of the deceased by attending.        Cb.>-������ o���������r rSrt'.r h     b ' >7 l , U" ' ^^"^  f������ ''  W'lU be 0^TOd f������r cos'tu,ne!  -'    our reP0rter has been unable  tins court as any man in the room."   Women's Patriotic society.  Phoenix will hold an ice carnival  on February 3. Thirty-two prizes  will be offered for costumes   by   the i>������t(MX4it<r^���������������4A_j,r *i  ������l.*.l. J-kiJk    j^VyfuJ^  iTHE   SUN,    GRAND " FORKS,   B. (X  BSB-.  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  Should Put Your  ouse  Oviiij  'thin/;!  door is open,  strumming  in  Peter   Clark  Macfarlane)  is  such  a  ridiculously  easy  You are in your library  You.can hear the  the  living  room.  . The  piano  The  du'ldren are playing in the hall. The  islcnho'no bell rings. The piano stops.  You hear-your wife's voice, ..soft and  melodious, answering tho telephone.  . You are dimly conscious of. all this,  but your attention is centred upon  what yon are reading. Abruptly you  feci a touch of pain and a sickening  sensation as if tho mainspring'in your  breast, had suddenly run down. The  lines of print wobble and knock into  each other. " Large..-white spots, appear upon the page- The light seems  to sputter and then go out.   .'.-..   .  The paper is lying on the floor now.  One of your hands' swings idle -anil  empty for a --moment and then is still.  Your chin , is on your breast. Your  eyes are half closed. The light is  really still shining, but you do not see  it, for it was your life .'that sputtered  and went out.  The voice is gone from the telephone- The piano is strumming again.  The children1* are singing now. it is  ragtime, but you do hot protest. You  know nothing of it. You are gone:  And the people of the home do not  know that you are gone. They are  laughing and talking and singing. By  and by some of them will come tiptoeing in to speak to father; but be will  not hear.ihem.   ���������  And now that you arc gone, in what  condition.'dirt-you leave your family?  Did yon make a will? Does it represent exactly what you wish to be done  with your property? Did you have any  life insurance? Is it payable to tbe  persons to Avhom you want it to go?  Have you any money iu the banks?  Do you, know- that, though you may  have large sums on deposit, unless  you have made a-will or some other  legal provision to guard against the  contingency, your wife cannot touch  a. penny of that money until the estate  has been-"administered . and tedious  legal processes gone through with?  She- is moneyless- and is dependent  upon friends or upon the professional  lenders, even perhaps the loan sharks.  The disposition of a man to centre  all the reins - of control in himself  often leads him to have his lifo insurance made payable to his estate. We  have' already se?n how'greatly needful ready cash is to the wife-or" heirs  of a. decedent- You can further-'execute your own will by making your  lifo insurance policies payable directly  to your wife or your children. Such  policies, payable to tiie widow, for  instance, are usually collectable within a few weeks and sometimes even  within a few days. To many a distraught woman, perplexed by the entangling loose ends of an estate, which  aro inevitable when a man is in active  business, the checks of the life insur  ance companies  from heaven.  have come like gifts  It is almost axiomatic that, tiie man  who has no lifo insurance is a bad  housekeeper. Tlie poor man cannot  afford to be without it and the  wealthy man dare not. The man  who, having a family and perhaps a  business dependent upon him, does  not protect one or both with life insurance is a gambler. He is betting on  the red to win; but there are just as  many blade pockets as red ones, as  well as sonic that arc neither. Therefore red loses, oftener than it wins  every day, and there is one day when  it is sure to lose! In that day what  are your wife and children going lo  do and what is your business going to  do? Tlie advantages of carrying' life  insurance are so obvious and tiie disadvantages of not carrying it are so  much more obvious that it, seems  hardly necessary to urge, it upon anyone. Yet f am going to cite two cases  to show that it is nocessarv to urge  it.  One of these was a  on the Pacific Coast,  ness which with him  was worth :?4u<>.0ntj-  ably have been sold  It was; incorporated  all the stock except Hid  merit to the necessary direc  made, lots of iuonoy, but  much ou tlie extension of his  and he spent liberally, almost lavishly,  upon himself and his family. His business was earning him the income  from half a million, and lie lived as if  it wcro a half million of government  bonds and .'ill he had to do was to cut  ihe coupons, instead of as if it were a  growing btish that .sun ' and frost  could wii.hor. Horn:' years lie lived a  little faster than hi* business grow,  and that, put him in the hole. But he  continued .spending, depending on expanding a little faster the next, year  and possibly curbing his personal expense account a trille til! the two  should run neck and neck a.^ain. ' In  fact, this man was just like millions of  other Americana today above him and  'insurance. \\o carries the risk alone  ! instead of letting a million other men  j carry it with him. /  j    And this gambler lost.    His nerves  ! broke   flown.     Rut    for    months    he  i fought   on,   directing   his   enterprises  front Jjis bedside.    'Hut the business,  too, seemed  to get  a case of nerves.  It also  became ill.    At  tbi* end of it  few months the tiller ropes began lo  slip  through  the  sick man's slackening lingers.    He    saw that the business  was    going    dowu   without. his  {active  directing genius,  and  he saw,  I too, that; ho was going down:    Death  j was gibbering at him from every-cor-  I nor of the room.    He had overspent,  i depending upon -a long life to repay.  ' This   was   legitimate,   tiiough   imprudent,  if the  man  were well.--. 'In  his  present condition it was a dangerous  drag upon the. business anil fatal to  the man.   In two weeks more be died  --worried, to death!  ''.'   ���������*-. .*   They buried him from a home that  cost  $60,000,  but  upon  iho  purchase  price, of -which it  was discovered lie  had paid ?10,000.    The widow,,, to got  her rights out of the business, found  it  necessary   to  sue.    The-'combined  fees of the fawycrs.'wore'$15,000. After  litigation which consumed a year or  more,  the. widow., received,  over and  above  the lawyers'  fees,  about  ������Co,-  000, instead of the $400,000 she Would  ! have had: but  for tiie  fact, that her  husband was a. very bad housekesper.  Had his house really boon in. order,  there  would have been no ��������� overdraft,  and he had no such anchor to wind-  rd, and' hir. recklessness,'.I almost  say foolhardincss, robbed his estate of  a 'round-'.quarter of a million of dollars.    His wife 'with eight children, all  minors,   lost    that quarter  of  a  million-    She, of course, had to give up  the .$00,000 house, and must look 'forward to the education of her children  and  maintaining herself through life  out  of  this  pitiful   residue" of. what  might have been a noble estate.    To  those   who   have much   less,   $65,000  may  seem  a  very  generous  fortune,  but  to- the  widow and- children who  might have had $-100,000, and who had  been living at a $25,0.00 a year clip, it  seemed like hardship, and it is difficult to see  how they can  escape reproaching at times the memory of the  husband and father for his  carelessness.  But here is another case. Mr. ft.  had a comfortable salary of $.10,000  a year. He bad a wife and four children .whom, he; loved devotedly.  Everything ho made was not too much  to lavish upon them, jf any man had  called Mr. Jt. a recklessly improvident .father ' he would have thought  his accuser insane. Hut Mr. It.  dropped off in the bathtub one morning. He had no insurance,' aud left  but a few hundred dollars in cash.  His heart-broken widow gave him a  funeral in keeping with the condition  in which he had lived. That took all  the cash. By selling household goods  at auction she got money enough to  pay railroad fare to a, western state.  There this delicate woman took up a  quarter section of government land,  choosing the location uea.rest to the  schoolhouse- She is so far away that  no one who knew ber before ber husband's death is likely to see her, as,  with coarse shoes upon her feet and  coarse dresses upon her back, her  hands reddened and her face grown  gray and old, she busies herself about  tlie rough house and barnyard work  upon her claim. Bar children are  going to school. Between whiles they  help their mother. This.kind and devoted husband was after all just another gambler, but tlie comfort of his  wife and children was the stake he  lost.  what,   remains  long  hours  of  answer is: No  hundreds  scrubbing  and   oars  one-room  liiere are  of  a   mother's  1  exhausting  toil  insurance:    There are.  of   thousands     of    widows  doors,  straining their eyes  over machines,  or~ turning  homes     into   sweatshops;  other hundreds of thousands  if?T^ j School Garden Exhibitions I Organization of  '    , t.    M . . Canadian Units  A  New and  Interesting   Movement for  of children forced out of school,  forced into the street or 'driven to  shorten their lives and stunt tueir  bodies by too much work and too  little food; and all this ^hardship,  privation, and misery of mothers and  children' because some careless husbands thought they could rot; afford  life insurance, or did not need it, or  that it could be attended to later.  But- a word must be said to wives.  Wives are often to blame that their  husbands' houses are in disorder so  far as life insurance is concerned.  The price of a hat for the wife of a  man in moderate circumstances may  equal -the. quarttrly premium "on,-three,  or four thousand dollars' worth of  life "insurance. .���������'.'���������-'.'. ���������-.  Considerations of delicacy often  hold back a wife from bringing up  the subject of life insurance, to '-'-.her;  husband. She <. does not like to think  that he may die; andshc does not like  him to th ink that she';, is planning to  derive a money beueflt from his  In "sober fact, such squeamish-  nonsensical. Life insurance is  lienefit but n compensation^  'inadequate no matter how  assuming   that    a  husband   is  death.  ! ness..is  i not  a  a ways  large,  worth anything at all. A wife should  never- stand in the" way of that life  .iisuranco which is her only" protection from-privation"and poverty. Oh  the contrary she should demand it  She should 'insist that it be regarded  not as'an extravagance, nor as an investment, but as a necessity. It must  come before luxuries, such ns-super-  millinercd bonnets for the wife and  cigars for the husband. It, -should  come before a savings bank account.  In fact, it should arrive, with the  wedding presents. A . husband who"  cannot afford to put a policy of in-  j suranee -upon hist life.'in the hands of  i his bride is too poor to buy a marriage  " icen.se or io pay a Ave d-d ing fee.  Benefit of School Children  (Contributed by Norman V. Black,  .M.A., Pited., Uegina)  Of course, everybody knows that  u'.any ompolitions in garden products  and the like, for the special benefit of  sehcol-crn.dren arc noAYadays conducted by connection Avith the regular fall  fairs under the auspices of wideawake  agricultural societies, and. the value  of these "junior fairs" is recognized  by all.    .  It may be neAvs to some of our  readers lidAvevorto learn that this autumn there have been held or are yet  to be, held nearly a hundred other  fairs, of which such competitions are  the special feature. In many cases  these'.school garden exhibitions are  undertaken by teachers' associations,  but in many other cases private individuals and various organizations  interested in linking up the school  with the industrial interests, of the  community-have;given financial assistance and helped in many other ways.  Agricultural societies, grain growers"  associations, home makers' clubs,  municipal councils and boards of trustees ha\re done much good /work in this  connection. Fifteen or twenty agricultural, secretaries have been particularly active and successful in arranging exhibitions for the schools in.the  particular .-'municipalities, in /which  they are engaged. Special mention  should be made "of Mr. J.N. Pratt,  agricultural secretary for Lost River  Municipality, whose; work In this, direction during the past summer has  been invaluable..  "In.'some' instances an  held for (be pupils of a  as h, fitting culmination  WELL-KNO'w'N /ONTARIO  3������.  AKS.  WOMAN ,SPI  Wetland, Ont.������������������'' I 'am. most pleased to  say thai} Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescrip-  w^i^v t.ton has provncl  MmWZ^h itself "a"'first-class  .Jlffr^M        remedy  exhibition is  single sclfool  of ihe year's  work in nature study, -.-'elomentary  science, school gardening and agriculture. One by-product of this work is j  the-training in civics 'which the  children receive in connection Avith  the fairs. '.As a rule a school parliament, school municipal council or a  garden club is organized, the members  of whichare given certain responsibilities '-and--.'finis-, early, in life receive  practical education for public service.  The prizes given at school garden  exhibitions A'ary from university  scholarships, silver cups, medalsk  books, garden tools, diplomas and  money     to  soma  simple  recognition  First and Second Divisions at Front  With Other Corps Total About  50,000 Men  Additional details have reached Ot>  tawa, regarding tho composition of-the  ���������Canadian forces at tho front and in  training in 10-ngland. Tbo hcav Canadian army corps is composed of Iho  first* and second divisions, Avhich arc  complete in themselves, aud the corps  troops, which consist of Lord Strath-  cona's Horse, tho Royal Canadian  Dragoons, two brigades of Canadian  Mounted Hides, the Royal Canadian  horse artillery, the Royal Canadian  regiment of infantry, iho Lind Mom-  real battalion and the -JOth Edmonton  battalion. The corps would thus total approximately fifty thousand men.  General Aldorson, as already announced,     commands    the  corps.    Among  j those attached to his staff is Major C.  H. L. neatly, H.S.O.. n brother of Admiral Sir David .Be.atly.    Included  in  i the Canadian training division in  England are the. troops of tbe cavalry  depot, the escrvc brigade of field artillery, the Haten machine gun brigade, Canadian engineers' training;  depot, four brigades of infantry, the  army service corps' training depot,  various hospital and Canadian army  medical corps units, army veterinary  units, ordnance crops units, a postal  detachment and other small but important details.  'V'.xc cavalry depot is in command  of Lieut.-Col. It. \V. Patterson of the  34th Port (Jarry Horse. Lieut.-Col.  R. W. Rathbun. 9th Canadian field  artillery brigade, is in command ot  the 6th reserve Held artillery brigade. Avhich forms the Canadian artillery, depot of the training divisions-  The Canadian engineers', training .depot, is in command of Lieut.-Col. .T.  Houliston, Halifax, N.S. For their  more effective administration anil-  training, the reserve infantry battalions of the Canadian training division  havo been organized into four new  reserve brigades. They are. constituted as folloAv:s: Seventh infantry brigade, headquarters at St. Martin's  ^Plains, Lieut.-Col. Maynard Rogers,  brigade commander; Sth infantry reserve brigade, headquarters at East  Sandling, Col. .'I. P. Landry, brigade,  commander;  iith brigade, West Sandl-  such  as  badges  or  ribbons.   When   a ! ing. Lieut.-Col.  E. C.  Ashfon. brigatie  I     Wi  run-d own  IllpS. ^fS-.-Jjj a-nd played o'ut> and  &������S$si; v   ''^lilpsFql jtl00������1-':'<:' :L woman's  jg$^&MiNteg finked us  W7'^'0f   .3Jf-Mx>Ul.-.   Ife  ol much  stronger and better.  ^/^T^V^-'S Can cat better and  am  You  teachers' ������������������''association,   is   responsible  forj.be.  exhibition  it is. usually  held  Avcak i at  the  time  of the local   educational  j'convention   and   thus     the     work   is  i brought, prominently  .before    all the  1 have .iust ��������� teachers of the association.  ing  one j     Tlie directors of school agriculture,  appointed   by   the   Saskatchewan   department of education have outlined a  policy respecting school garden exhi-  less   nervous. ! bitiens     for the  Avhole province  and  commander  Lieut.-Col.  mandcr..  lOth brigaiL  .1. Cowan,  Shoruclift'o,  brigade com-  'Favorite' Prescript j published  tiorr' is just the medicine for iircd-out,  ivorn-out, women.    '.It docs wonders for  t-hem."���������Mits.'CiEO. Pi.anuoax. E. Main  and .State Sts., YVcllund. Old.  i  THIS PRESCRIPTION IS FOR YOU  If-vou suffer from hot flashes or dizzi  J1ISU1PSS  He had a  t the head  It;   could  man  busi-  of it IV  prob-   JS  Tbe man who plays the game without, life insurance is belling his Avife  and iiis children that he Avill live to  make a-fortune for them.  The cases cited have been of men  in the more comfortable berths of  life. When we come to consider (lie  less remunerative professions and the  clerks, mechanics, and laboring men,  the crime of negligence seems all the  greater. In fact, the smaller the income and the more straitened the circumstances of the family, the greater  the need of life insurance.  Perhaps vou  remember that  lor that, amount.''     ���������"���������������;-������������i's >������" .i������ii.������uumsi-  mm   young  but    he  owned i bookkeeper friend oi yours.   He usee  nominal allot-'10 ''ounnutc on tlie same train to and  o'rs '   He ! ft'oiu  tho city.    Occasionally his wife  io   -pent' v'aH with him.    You got to know her  hii-inc'-,.': ' e.usually,  and   tiieii  you   hoard  of bis  "'''death.     A   few   months   later,   while  passing one  of those little  basement.  laundries that abound in ever so many  ness, faint ing spells, hysteria, headache,  or nervousness vou are nob .beyond relief.  Dr. Pierce's I-'avorilo Prescription is  directed to the real cause and promptly  removes the disease, and i hereby brings  comfort in the place of prolonged misery.  It has been sold bv druggists for nearly  50 years, inituid form, at 51.00 per bottle,  giving general satisfaction. If. can now  be had in sugar-coated tablet; form. Sold  by all medicine dealers or trial box by  mail on receipt of 50 cents in stamps:   .  Everv sick woman may consult us by  letter, absolutely without charge.  Write without, fear as without fee, to  Faculty of the Invalids' Hotel, Dr. V. M.  Pierce" President, 06;i Main St., Buffalo,  ������-Y-       ������������������'���������   |  Dr. Pierce's Pellet3 arc uuequalcd as a !  Liver Pill. tiwulleM, mined to take. One\  iin>/ S'igar-cnntrd Pellet a Done. Cure |  Sick Ilcadachc. Bilious Headache, Dizzi- j  ncs3, Constipation, Indigestion, Bilious 1  Attack-, and all derangement of the Liver,  Stomach a���������1 ���������'-���������;.-/������������������  may say that, during the winter a circular is to be  ring   particulars.      U   is  probable that the societies or committees in charge of the exhibitions will  be registered through the department  I of education and that assistance w>U  ��������� be given by moans of suggested rules,  I prizes, free services of judges for ex-  i hibitions  and  by  other means   which  ' are yet. under consideration.  It is a, good thing.   Help it along:  "Madam, your husband says av;.' can  count on him for his support."  "Well,  that's more  than I can  the lazy, good-fer-nothing thing!"'  do,  Thirty-six   heirs to British peerages  have been killed in the present Avar.  Where Italians arc fighting Aus-  irians at from 7,000 to 10.000 feet  above >;ea levei, ordinary gun sight;  ���������ire useless, because in the rarefied  air of such altitudes shells and bullets travel further thau at sea level,  Avhcro sights are usually tested. Italian mountain guns therefore have  specially compensated sights, for war  has never been waged so far up in  the air before.  German  Atrocities  Museum  A  desDalch  to Renter's    Telegram  Company  from  Petrograd says:  "The German atrocities museum  was onened here recently. It. contains a large number of photographs  of mutilated soldiers whose wounds  are alleged to have been -caused by  explosive bullets, and also tables of  statistics of live thousand cases of  atrocities investigated by-the..special,  commission of-inquiry into Genual1  atrocities, by which the museum  was established."    ���������      \ ~  ���������f"0"  the financial scale,    lie  was still  Yet  he  l.n  cake Avliile it  ������������������'  'us lingers.  below him in  v.us oa.ting his  so hoi   it nci'iiov.  would have resented a charge timC  Avas Avastci'ul, improvident, or gambling ltis futures. As a matter of fact,  if was the chance of life Avith Avhich lie  gambled,  every man  j city blocks you saw a face bending  I over an ironing board. There was  1 something familiar about it���������familiar  j enough to make you slop and look at  : the straining elbows, at the shoulder  j blades pinching themselves up through  jlhe back. The whole iigure was that.  1 of a woman going to wrack. Her  i frame trembled, as I lit* iron Avas  /driven to and fro, as it factory from-  rbles Avhorc the machinery is too pow-  ! erftil for tlie frame of the building  j which contains it. Presently the face  lis raised. Th? features are strained  ! and changed, but you recognize her.  It. is tlie Avife of the bookkeeper. Vou  do not need to go iu and ask the reason   why  she   Is   there,   grinding  out  Protect ths Implements  Tiie business ability of the fanner  is in no way more clearly indicated  than by the condition of his tools. Allowing'his machines lo remain in the  field Avhere last used or uncovered in  Ihe barnyard results in quick decay.  Nothing so injures machinery as exposure to the weather.  If an implement -v.hcd is not available, Die machines should bo assembled where they fan be covered with  temporary roofing, to keep off the  snow and ice.  Roofing is 'cheap. Any farmer can  erect, a frame Avork lo carry a roof.  Tiie two sides whence the storms approach should be closed. The protection tints afforded v.ill amply repay  the owner, while as an additional advantage, he will be able to utilize  spare time in cleaning and painting  Ills' implements Avium close at hand  and protected, Avhich he could not do  were   they  scattered   over  the   farm.  Sunlight Soap has a high, standard oi purity which is baclied  by a $5,000 guarantee. If^a  soap has no standard there is  no reason why it should always  be of uniform quality, always  contain the best materials or  be anything like as good as  the soap with a standard.  142  Guard Patriotic Fund  A resolution was passed by tiie executive committee of the. National Canadian Patriotic Fund recommending  that tho government, take more drastic  action in respect to the punishment  of deserters, and that officers commanding regiments and units uoav being mobilized be held responsible for  the accuracy'of casualty returns.  The national executive is advising  all -branches throughout Canada to refuse to render assistance lo tho dependents of soldiers who have deserted or have hcen dismissed for causes  other than unavoidable illness.  The  brings  One 0  .lOOtlt  years,  priced  menace,  market.  Unsafe   LaircernG  season of shortened daylight  its own peculiar fire dangers.  those is the use of the lantern  far ui,     buildings.     Of     recent  owing  to  competition,   a   low-  lantern, which is a serious (ire  has   been   placed   upon   the  Instead   of   being   securely  screAvcd on the oil reservoir, tho burner is simply slipped on, with the result that, if the lantern is upset, the  burner comes off and the oil is allowed to run out upon tho lighted wick  The result is either an explosion 01  a serious blaze, and unless speedilj  checked, damage to lifo and property.  That. :s  the gamble which  ikes who goes Avithout life  W, N. U. 1081  . - <  J THE    SUN.,    GRAND    FORKS,  B. C.  ' ' J  4'     ���������>>  British ' Buff Dog American Mascot  The, "Teddy Bear" has- come and  ���������^oner' From watch chains and fobs  -.here dangles no louger, as in years  gone by, the little grizzly growler. A.  more tenacious and pugnacious animal  :ias now beeri chosen as a "mascot"  by our friends across the 45th parallel,  in a number of cities of tho United  States the "Teddy 'Bear" has been replaced by the "British Pull Dog," a  "faithful "friend, but a fearless foe..-  Small "brills" in gold, silver, glass or  ;omposition noAv ornament tho fobs,  watch chains or coat lapels of the  children of Uncle Sam and in shop  windows and on the stalls of the  street vendors the "British Pull Dog"  ?rins at the passers-by and reminds  them again and again that "What ho  has he'll hold."  The Farmer  'FORTHE& KIDNEYS  He   Is  the   Man   Who   Has the   Final  Say  in the  Feeding of the  Nation  I do not Avant to deal with this subject more than in a passing way, but  1 Avould like to point out, gentlemen,  that after all, Avhatever you may do  for  agriculture,   there  must  still, be  much of loneliness and isolation, and  tragedy for the man .who..-.tills-..the soil,  in a country like lhis~of Canada. .No  great success, or permanent success,  ai   course,   can   be   reached   Avithout  knowledge  of  the basic  facts  which  underlie  what  one  might    call    the  scientific side of agriculture. The man  who is happy in his task, can take a  keen delight in  it)  or make a great  success of it, must be able to link his  efforts Avith the great forces of nature  that contribute to the success that he  otherwise  cou'-d   not  achieve.   . ..  ..  The 'farmer, after all, stands for the  necessitic-s. ]n the great household of  nature, tho farmer stands at the door  of the bread room, and weighs to each-  man his loaf. Lie has the final say in  this thing.���������lion. Martin Burrill. before the Ottawa, Canadian Club.  are. out of order. Make the doctor's  test, lixamine your urine. It should  be a tight straw color���������if it is highly  colored, reddish or deep orange���������i f I he  odor is strong or unusual���������if "brick  dust" or mucus is present, look to the  kidneys.   They are out of order.  Get GIN PILLS at once, and take  them regularly.  Rheumatism, Sciatica, Lumbago,  pam in the back, groin or hips���������all  point,.to weakness in the kidney or  bladder action, aud (he pressing necessity for GIN PILLS. '-  Gin Pills are worth their weight in  gold because lhey drive these pains  cleat: out of the .system. They only  cost 50 cents a box-, with the absolute  guariin teeofsatiyfactiouor.your money  back- Six hoses for $2.50, or a free  treatment if you write to  National Drug & Chemical  Co.,  of Canada, .Limited  Toronto     -     Ont.       14  The Lives it is Costing  For tlie past two mouths the Pritlsh  forces, fighting on a front of less than  3ixty miles, havo lost on an average  3,200 men a day. What, then, ate the  daily losses of Germany ou a thousand  miles o������ front, along which'actions are  continuous? There cau be nothing  clearer than, that the losses admitted  by Germany, which amount to two and  a half million mcu. are only about CO  per cent, of the actual losses. No  wonder tho German people hit "praying for peace" as one of thoir tire-oat-  tn-g journalists, Ma.\- Harden, now admits.���������Toronto Mall and .Umpire.  Revive the Jaded Condition.���������When  energy ilags and the cares of business  become irksome; Avhenthe Avhole system is out of sorts and there is general  depression, try Parmelee's. Vegetable  Pills. They will regulate the action  of a deranged stomach and a disordered liver, and make you feel like a  new man. No one need suffer a day  from debilitated digestion when so  simple and effective a pill can be got  at any drug store.  Explained  "What little boy," the Sunday  school teacher persuasively remarked,  "can tell me the difference between  the 'quick' and the 'dead'?"  "I can, Miss^Mary!" exclaimed a  small boy. nameel Tommy, excitedly  Avriggling liis hand.  "All right, Tommy." responded the  teacher.    "Voir may tell the class."  ".tne 'quick.'" Avas the triumphant  rejoinder- of Tommy, "is them what  hops out of the way of automobiles;  them that don't is 'dead.'"  Minard's Liniment' Co., Limited.  Gentlemen.���������In July, 1915, I Avas  throAvn from a road machine, injuring my hip and back badly and Avas  obliged to use a crutch for 14 months.  In'Sept., 190C, Mr. Wm. Outridge of  Laclurte urged me to try MINARD'S  LINIMENT, which I did Avith the most;  satisfactory results and today I am as  well as ever in my life.  Yours sincerely,  his  MATTHEW   x    PAtNES.  mark.  Target Practice on Mt. Calvary  War respects places as little as  persons is proved anew by the apparently trustworthy report from the  Holy Land of target practice on Golgotha or Calvary by the Turks.  Years ago not a few persons resented the railway from Jaffa to Jerusalem as a commercial intrusion on  regions of sacred association; but  Avhat is to be said when the Avails of  the Church of tho Holy Sepulchre  tremble with tlie concussion of high  explosives?  When tiro Kaiser made his now  famous pilgrimage in 180S. and left a  statute of himself in the likeness of a  Crusader on the -Mount of Olives, it  was not expected that after a few  years in the "reversed crusade" tbe  alliance of Giaour and Moslem would  give tho Turks license for gun play  amid the treasured relics of Iho life  of Christ on earth.  W. N. U. 1081  Fixing Food Prices in Russian Capital  The minister of tiie interior has  drafted specific measures to combat  tho abnormal prices of foodstuffs iu  Potrograd. They will be carried into  effect shortly.  The main object is to insure the  conveyance of foodstuffs to the capital  in such abundance as to obviate tho  necessity of compelling purchasers to  await their turn to buy small quantities.  First War Fan���������Well, Avhat are tho  Russians doing?  Second War Fan���������Well, they put  tho Czar in the box and shifted tho  Grand Duke to right field.  Mount Robson  We are asked to say after whom  Mount Robson is named. No positive  answer can be made to this, except  that it was not named'after the late  John Robson, ar. one time preinir of  this province. It bore the name long  before Mr. Robson entered public life.  The best information available, so Mr.  Fleet Robertson tells us, as the result  of his investigation, is to the effect  that it was named after an employee  of the old NortliAvesi Company. We  siiall be very glad to hear from any  readers who' can throw any light upon  the question.���������Victoria. Colonist.  Minard's Liniment Cures  Garget  in  Cows.  Among the passengers on a train on  a one-track road in tho middle west  Avas a talkative jeAvellery drummer.  Presently the train stopped to take on  water, and the conductor neglected to  send back a flagman. An express  came along, and before it could be  stopped, bumped the rear end of tbe  'first; train. Tlie drummer was lifted  from his scat and pitched head first  into the seat ahead. His silk hat Avas  jammed clear down over his ears. He  picked himself up and settled back in  his seat. No bones had been broken.  Ha drc.AV a long breath, straightened  up, and said: "Well, they didn't get  by us, anyway."  .  Makes pure,delicious, healthful biscuits,  cakes and pastry.     It is the only -well-  known strictly high class baking powder  made in Canada, selling at a medium price.  Read the labc  E.W.G1LLETT COMPANY LIMITED  TORONTO,   ONT.  WINNIPEG  MONTREAL  WMMmmiMMMmmMmmMmiiim  THE SECRET<-'0F'-'fl iOOO  ��������� GOHPLEXIOH-;-:.'-..'.:  ���������Did it ever occur to you that.-.there  is a reason for your sallow complexion,  pimples, blackheads "and other skin  'blemishes? Your skin, when healthy,  has to excrete 17 . per cent, of the  waste matterct-the-'body! If the pores  become clogged, this poisonous -waste  'is imprisoned and skin troubles follow.  To rid yourself of these blemishes  the skin must be cured of its sluggishness. ; This is .Just.- what Zam-Buk  does. Zam-Buk is composed of stimulating and healing herbal essences,  which penetrate the skin fwd enable  it to expel the accumulated, poisonous'  waste matter, A clear,' healthy cona-  .plexion is your reAvard.  The folly of endeavoring to cover up  skin disfigurements .with powders and  other cosmetics is quite apparent. Use  Zam-Buk; remove the root cause of the  trouble,- and enjoy a good complexion  without resorting to-artificial, means.  Apply Zam-Buk at night Avhcn retiring,  and wash with Zam-Suk soap.  Pocket Wallet for Canadians  The Canadian War Contingent, association, at the request of the National Service committee, Toronto, is  distributing.a- pocket wallet to every  Canadian soldier at the front and in  England at Christmas Containing writing-materials.-. This idea of a general  gift Avas adopted on suggestion from  General Alderson. ".--..'  s  Britain'" Will Brand the Fit and Unfit  :A unique and picturesque scheme  for labelling by means of khaki brassards bearing the t-oyal crown those  fit and unfit for. military service,was  announced by the Avar office. Armlets  which are now being prepared -will be  distributed soon''to the ������������������following: . .  First, the men who .-enlist and are I  placed in groups Avaitiug the call to  join the colors: second, to men Avho  offer themselves for enlistment and  are found physically unfit: third, to  those avIio arc invalided out of the  service as unlikely for medical rea-  'sous to become efficient again.  The armlets of each class will have  a distinctive mark.  On Sale Everywhere.���������There may  be country merchants who do not  keep Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil,  though they are feAv and far between,  and these may suggest that some  other oil is just as good. There is nothing so good as a liniment or as an  internal "medicine in certain cases.  Take no other. The demand for it  shows that it is the only popular oil.  An old Irish countryAvoman, going  to Dublin by train, stepped into a  first class carriage with her basket  and made herself comfortable. Just  before the train started the guard  passed along, and, noticing tho woman  and the  basket,  said gruffly:  "Are you lirst class, my good woman?"  "Sure I am. and thank you." she replied with a smile. "And how do you  feel yourself?"  Best Liniment of All  Destroys Every Pain  But Never Burns  "Gow thankful avo are to get hold  of such ������*i wonderful household remedy as Nerviline," Avrites Mrs. E. P.  Lamontagne from her home near W'e-  taskiwin, Alberta. "In this far-aA\ay  section, far away from a doctor or  druggist, every family needs a good  supply of liniment. Nerviline is the  best of all. It destroys every pain,  but never burns. We use Nerviline  iu a score of Avays. If it's rheumatism, aching back, pain in the side,  sciatica or stiff neck,���������you -can laugh  at them if you have lots of Nerviline  handy. For earache, toothache or  cramps I don't think anything could  act more quickly. For 11 general all-  round pain remedy I can think of nothing more valuable and speedy to  cure than Nerviline."  Tho above, letter is convincing���������it  tells how reliable and trusty this old-  time remedy is. Nerviline for forty  years has been a household word in  Canada. Scarcely a homo iu Canada  you ca.u find without Nerviline. Every  community has its living examples of  tho wonderful curative properties of  Nerviline which will cure pains and  aches anywhere in tbe joints or muscles. It's penetrating, soothing,  warming and safe for young and old  to use. Get tho largo f>0e family size  bottle: it's tho most economical.  Small trial size 123������ at.any dealer's,  anywhere.  Are Due to Poor Blood and  Only Curable Through  the, Blood  ,  There is  an excellent  reason  why-  Dr.  Williams'  Pink Pills have cured  the  most severe  cases  of neuralgia,  sciatica and other   complaints in the  group    known    as  disorders of    the  nerves.   This group also included nervousness and  excitability.    Each    of  these  complaints  exists  because  the  nerves are not getting a proper nourishment from tlie blood.    The reason  why Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure nervous disorders is because they make  the  rich,  red  blood  upon; which  the  nerves depend for proper tone.   It is  thus   seen   that  Dr.   Williams'   Pink  Pills cure nervous disorders because  they go to the root of the trouble in  the blood, and Avhile they are doing  this  they strengthen and fortify the  whole system against disease. "Among  the many who'have found relief from  paia  through  th:s  great medicine .is  Miss Ethel Smith, residing near tfur-  i'ord, Ont.,-.who says: "Some years ago  i was seized with a great pain, in my  right leg, between the hip and knee.  ������������������t became so ba.l that I go",; no rest,  day or night, and often cried Avith the  pain.   The doctor said the trouble Avas  rheumatism of the sciatic nerve. Liniments Avere used until they actually  took the skin off, aud still the pain  grew Averse and Avorso   Then all the  other nerves  in the limb seemed to  be affected, and it kept jerking and  tAvitching until  it  would  have   to be  held to keep it still-   Then tho doctor  put the limb in a papier macho case,  but it was not long until the trouble  began in my other limb and it had to  bs^ treated "in  the  same  way.    I lay  in that condition for three years with  nrv whole nervous system    so badly  shattered    that    it    would make me  scream if any oue walked across the  floor.    Then  my throat became  partially  paralzed  and  I could  scarcely  speak.    During this time I had been  attended  by  three   different  doctors,  who   did all in their power, but each  said I would never    be able to Avalk  again.    Then   my  father  decided   to  get me Dr. 'Williams' Pink Pills.   De-  fore I had used them long I felt them  helping me.    This  so  encouraged us  that the use of the pills Avas continued and in a few months I was able to  walk half a mile each day to get the  mall-   I used in all eighteen or twenty boxes ot the Pills and they did what  three years of doctoring had not been  able    to do.    .1 am as Avell as ever I  Avas in my life, and have had no return of the trouble.    JMy family and  friends think my cure was a miracle,  and Ave give all the credit to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."  You can get these pills through any  medicine dealer or by mail, post paid,  at !i0 cents a box or six boxes for  ���������?2.:j0 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Out.  In his book Dr. John Kerr relates  many amusing stories or! his adventures us an inspector of schools in  Scotland during tho past forty years.  On one occasion ho was examining a  class ia mathematics, and put the following question to a boy:  "If a salmon weighed ten pounds  and it Avas to be Hold at twopence  a pound, what Avould it be worth?"  The lad, who was the sou of a fishmonger, replied:  "It Avadna be worth a cur.:?."���������Til-  I'.its.  Squashed the Gossip  Residing in a little village is a lawyer avIio is famous for drawing wills,  in which branch of business he has  long enjoyed a monopoly of tlie country for miles around.  A few months since a Avcalthy man  died. There was much speculation as  to tho value of the property, and the  town gossip set about to find out the  cts. He hunted up the lawyer, and,  after a few preliminary remarks about  the deceased, ho said, rather bluntly:  "I suppose you made Brown's Avill?"  "Ves."  "Then you probably know how much  he l.'d't.    Would you mind telling me?"  "Not at all," the lawyer answered,  as he resumed his writing, "lie left  everything ho had."  Forest Fires on H. B. Railway  Large Areas Burned '.Over: With' Great  Loss  of  Timber  and   Supplies  Largo areas of forest have been destroyed this year by tires which-'havo  occurred along the Hudson Bay ltn.il-  Avay, under construction for the Dominion government .between Le Pa's  and Port Nelson, Manitoba. It is estimated that the burned area Avill total not less than 500,000 acres, caus-  iu a destruction of forest A'alues  amounting to $250,000, in addition to  a heavy loss of game and fur-bearing  animals.' In some cases, considerable  quantities of supplies belonging to  railway contractors, Avere also destroyed. '. :-  The country which the raihvay traverses contains considerable jack pine,  spruce, black spruce and birch, avei-  aging from 4 to 30 inches at the butt,  along the rivers, creeks and lakes and  also on tho islands. All the high laud  has a fairly good average stand of timber, chiefly a reproduction from previous fires,"'which; probably occurred  about forty years ago- In the muskegs, the timber is, of course, stunted, on account, of Tack of drainage.  An attempt to prevent fires in this  section has been made by the Dominion forestry branch, through the appointment of Jirerangcrs, but their efforts have been only partially effective owing to tho defective condition .  of .the lire-protective appliances on  the railway engines, as Avell as to the  carelessness or negligence of sub-contractors and of unemployed laborers  tramping along the railway line.  The Hudson Bay Railway is hot subject to the jurisdiction of the railway  commission, but is' under the direct  control of tiie 'department of railways  and canals.  SlOO   REWARb,   $100  The   readers   of   this .paper     ttIII     bn  pleased  10   learn   that  there  is  at  least1  ono dreaded    disease    that   science   ha.'.������  been able to euro  in all  its stages   and  that la Catarrh.    Hall's Catarrh Cure In  the  only   positive   cure    iioav    known    to  the  medical   fraternity.   Catarrh   being:  :i  constitutional  disease, requires a oorissti-.'  tutional  treatment.    Hall's  Catarrh Cure,  is  taken  internally,   acting directly uooul  the   blood   and   mucous   surfaces   of "tho1  system,   thereby   destroying  the   foimd.i-:  tion  of the  disease  and  giving  the  pat-  lent strength by building- up the eonstitu-  t-ion   and   assisting   nature   in   doing   il*-  worlc.    Tho    proprietors   have   so   much  laitn   in   its   curative   powers   that   thev  offor One  Hundred  Dollar* for any cas'o  that it fails to, cure. Send for list of tes-i  timortials.  Address V. J. CIIENKT & CO., Toledo. O. Sold by all Druggists. -,$>:.  Take Hall's Family Pills for con.stin-.i-  tion.  The suggestion is now mndo u?i  King David Avas tlie inventor of an  alphabet. It is thought that the Iciug  collaborated Avith Scraiah, the scribe,  in perfecting this greatest invention  of the ages. There Avas much Avrit-  ing 'done" iu Palestine csuturics before David's day but, it Avas done iu  Babylonian scrint, which Ava's pictorial, much like  the Chinese.  Tlie cheapness of 'Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator puts it -within  roach of all, and it can be got at any  druggist's.  A special preacher, about, to ascend  tho pulpit in a country church, was  ashed if he Avould like any special  hymn to be sung to agree with his  sermon.  "No, no," he replied: "as a matter  of fact. I hardly know what I'm going  to say until  I am  in  the  pulpit.  "Oh. well, in that case," said the-  vicar, "we liad better have the hymn,  'For Those at Sea.' "  Xervous, ftlck headaches tell  of cwhau.v.eil ucrvcM, and Ararn  you or approaching prostration  or paralysis*. l'.y onrichius tbe  blood Dr. Chase's Nerve Food  restores the wasted nerve cells  and thoroughly cures headaches,  sleeplessness and other nervous  disorders.  SO Ccnls it Uax, nil  Dealer*,  or  Edmonson, Date.-* & Co., Limited,  Toronto. j . raouttic* ew������^j.Yi������������Cu������* i'Jt waudtc-^inciAM Jkan>������������ ������������hw*������I5I.<m������*������7.:  THE   SUN,    JRAND   FORKS,   b. C.  Fine Jewellery  -  Let us help' you pick that  Present you are going to  give. We have a beautiful line of  Gut Glass, Silverware  and Mantle Clocks  At prices that have not  been advanced since the  war.  and ad ministration had brought dis-  ���������aster, and   the man who was proba-  I bly   more  responsible than   all  the  j rest of tba ministers  combined   for  j the.intolerable   political  condition1*  existing in the province has had the  presumption to reconstruct the government and would   now  force  the  people to bow down and worship his  new creation.���������The Terrace'Disdatch  THICK, GLOSSY HAIR  FREE FROM DANDRUFF  A, D.MORRISON  JEWELER-OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS,'B.C.  5TJj? (&mnh $atkB %>nn  G,   A.   EVANS,  EDITOR  AND   PUBLISHER  SUBSOBII'TION KATBS I  U.ie tour   :$l.t������  One Year (In advance)   1.80  One Year, in United States ..        .. IM  Address all communications to  Thb GuandFokks Sun.  i'honh k74 gkand b"okk8, b. c  FRIDAY, JANUARY 21,  1916  It looks like a real business administration---a mining company  and bank director to teach the farmers to grow grain and breed live  stock; a Vancouver merchant to  build roads, bridges and other  things that are done with a weigh  scales aud a pencil.---Omineca  Herald.  Girls! Try It! Hair gets soft, fluffy and  beautiful���������Get a 25 cent bottle  of Danderine.  The members of the  retiring city council  have ample  justification for  taking  pride  in   the  splendid  record they  made in administering the affairs  of the city  during the  past year.    It was a year of  world-wide depression   commercially and industrially, and  yet    the    annual   statement  shows that the city  not only  held its own, but that it made  substantial gains in its financial status.    This is a  record  that has not been equalled in  many towns or cities  during  the   year,   and  this   circumstance speaks  all the  louder  in commendation  of the administrative    ability    of the  mayor and  aldermen  of the  1015  city   government.    Mr.  Gaw, the retiring mayor, has  occupied that position for four  terms.   This  is an honor accorded to but few men, in any  city, and he is  the only man  in Grand Forks who has held  the  office  for  that length of  time.    It should be a source  of great gratification to him  to  know  that  his last term  ended so successfully.  There is something infinitely   pa  thetic   about  the   departure of Sir  Richard   McBricle for London.    A  handful oi people went to the   train  in Vancouver to wish   him   a   safe  journey and good   luck at the other  end of it. There was no enthusiasm;  not even courteous applause  for the  man who for many years    has   held  the highest position offered   by   the  electorate of British Columbia.   The  Conservative party ha-t found a new  master and cringes Jbeseechingl}'   at  his feet.    The old   friend and boon  companion has.gone where   he  can  be of no further  use   to "the gang."  "Let  him go," they say,   "we  are  done with him; he has nothing more  to give."    And   so   Richard   went,  silently    and    unapplauded,   from  amongst those who a few weeks   before swore almost violent   fealty   to  their peerless leader.   The fickleness  of kings is as nothing Compared with  that of the   sycophant.���������Vancouver  Sun.  If yon cara for heavy hair that glistens with beauty and is radiant with  ;iir.o; has an incomparable softness and  Is fluffy and lustrous, try Danderine.  : Just one application doubles the  rbeauty of your hair, besides it immediately dissolves ��������� every particle of  .dandruff. ^ You can not have nice  heavy, healthy hair if you have  dandruff.il This destructive scurf robs  .the hair of its lustre, its strength and  its very life, and. if not- overcome it  produces a levorishness and itching of  the scalp; the hair roots famish,  loose* and die; then the hair falls out  fast. .Surely'get'a 25-cent bottle of  Knowlton's Danderine from any, drug  ������������������tore and just try it  MacDougall & Mac-Donald have received a large shipment of men's  gloves, lined and unlined heavy working gloves; also dress gloves for evening wear. Prices from 85c to $2 00'  a pair1.  Don't tfll your troubles unlpps it  is the only way to prevent the other  fellow from telling his. ���������  Call and see the neat line of caps  MacDougall & Man Donald are showing for the cold weather; all "sizes.  Prices from 65c to $1.35.  METEOROLOGICAL  The electorate in -this portion of the province would  like to know whether we are  to  have  bye-elections   or   a  general election.  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as re  corded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Min  Jan. 14���������Friday     0  15���������Saturday   ....-13  16���������Sundry.. -19  17���������Monday -18  18���������Tuesday. .......16  19���������Wednesday...-16  20���������Thursday  -2  Max.  W  -1  -1  0  1  4  * 14  "Type was made to read " This  fact is constantly kept in mind at  The Sun Print Shop.  Mothers, MacDougall & MacDon-  ald have received a large-shrpment of  boys' suits; all sizes.  Men, MacDougall & MacDonald  are showing a new line of hockey  boobs; all sizes; just received. Prices  S3 and $4.  Inches  Snovvall ; __    n.O  The war news from all the  fronts during the past few  days indicate that the Hun  will soon be on the run.  PROVINCIAL PRESS COMMENT  The Tory papers in the south report that J. H. Turner's resignation  was in the hanus of the government  when Sir Dick resigned. It is strange  that Mr. Turner was not aware of  the fact.���������Prince Rupert News.  Ice over two.feet in thickness was  harvested in this city this week..  Charles Blank accidentally shot  Arthur Brady with a revolver at the  hotel at Bridesville. Brady died two  days later in the Oroville hospital.  Blank was exonerated by the au  thorities.  The cold weather got the best of  The Sun the first three days of the  present week.  Billy Sunday, who calls himslf  an evangelist, addressing a meeting  in a New York suburb which was  attended by a number of "society"  people, said if he were God for fifteen minutes he would raise hell.  Billy must be jealous of the kaiser.  ���������Victoria Times.  It looks   now   as   if   our annual  January thaw might put in   an ap  pearance almot any day.  Bowser is going to subsidize lumber carriers. As profits in that line  of business run to about 3000 per  cent these days, it is not unlikely  that the Mackenzie Mann outfit intend to enter tbe business.���������Prince  Rupert News.  The Sun has received a copy of  The Listening Post, published in the  trenches somewhere in France, from  Sergt. P. E Taylor. We will speak  of this publication more fully  later on.  END STOMACH TROUBLE,  GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  'Pape's Diapepsin" makeo Sick, Sour,  Gassy Stomachs surely feel fine  in five minutes.  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture.   Made   to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering  Neatly Done.  RCMcCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENDB  Yale Barber Shop  P. A.  Z.   PARE,  Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Stkekt  If what you just ate is souring on  your stomach or lies like a lump of  lead, refusing to digest, or you bolch  The people had demanded   not  a eas   and   eructate   sour,   undigested  reconstruction ol   the cabinet, b���������t a lX\Z^n\������'������l������ SiS  resignation   of  it  in toto, that they  ,n mouth and stomach-headache, you  might be  given an opportunity of,1SKM^^tS������  electing a new government. The old  by setting a large fifty-cent case of  government Lad become an impossi- YoVXSErAl���������"? a?y 'lruB storRl  f... , . ,    . l ,Y0U roali/io in five minutes how need-  bility, and its speculative tendencies Icr-C! Jt  !" ''> suffer from Wspstlon  had   reduced   the   province to tbe' f^'^';,,"1," afny stomadl   border.'  . .     ,     ���������    ���������      . ������������������   . ,.        ������ ���������' (.'������ (,!! c!iest- surest stomach doc-  verge of bankruptcy.     Their   policy tor   m   the   world.    It's   wonderful.  ome Prices at E. C;/:HenrigefV  100 lbs Our Best Flour.. -.- $3.25  50 lbs  - "' ���������     "        ������..-������������������.      j'jk ....  "    \  100 lbs. Wheat :.'. .'."\\\''.\'    1.V5       '']  Bring Your Poultry Troubles to Us  Bridge Street Grand Forks. B. C.  SECOND STREET, NEAR BRIDGE.  Fresh and Salt Meats, Poultry always on hand,  Highest market price paid for live stock.  PHONE 58 and receive prompt and courteous attention.  IT IS EASY TO MAKE PERFECT BREAD  WITH  H������u  SOLD ONLY  AND GUARANTEED TO BE EQUAL TO THE BEST FLOUR  ON THE MARKET. AND FOR LESS MONEY.  FOR SALE ONLY BY  BOUNDARY FEED&SUPPLY CO., LTD.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN "  FLOUR. FEED. HAY AND GRAIN  P. O. BOX 610 FIRST STREET TELEPHONE 95  Agents for the Yale-Princeton Lump and Nut Goal.  Prices: Nut, 56.50; Lump, S7.50 per ton.  A Clean-Cut  Argument  In your favor is good printing. It starts things off in  your favor. People read your  arguments, reasons, conclusions, when attractively presented. It carries weight.  Enterprising men useGOOD  printing because it GETS  BUSINESS. If you don't  already known our kind of  printing, lei us show you.  It's a certtinty that we can  save you money, too.  Phone R 74.  We Sun Print Shop  Money in Economy  Classified Went Ada. are as  economical end effective method  of reaching the bu?lntf public  Their small cost is not en ox-  pense. but am inYostment which  will return large dividends.  HANSEN 8 CO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  Buy  Your  Gait Coal  fl  ow  OFFiCE !  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Ffrst Street  Tblkphonks;  OFFiCE, R(i6  Hansek's Rebidbnck. R38  Men,  MacDougall  &  iVTncDonald  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model Livery Barn  HI. H. Burns, Prop.  Pnone 68 Second Street  Pays for The  Sun  for   an  are showing a new line of sweaters in  all sizes and color*.   Prices 81.(jo to entire year. It is the brightest:  89-00 each- paper in the Boundary eou .itry  f  f //  THE   SUM,   GRAND   FORKS,  POINTED PARAGRAPHS  It probably never occurs to  an eighteen-year-old boy that  he will be a man some day  and know as little as his dad.  [surgeon made a.hurried examination. . He whs h man of blunt speech  'It will have to come off,' he told  'her. 'What, not all of it?' 'The  whole of . it, J.' am sorry to say,'  growled.the bouse;surgeon. 'Nothing else fqr.it?' _. 'No other chance for  Few things are more igno- you whatever,' explained the house  ble than gloating over the'surSeon- 'Ah> we,I> ^aDk Gawd  misfortunes of others. it>8   not   m? head>' ot������served   the  lady.".  0 CENT "CASCAEETS"  FOR LIVER AND BOWELS  Our idea of a sensible man  is one who has little to say  about what he has done, and  nothing at all abou what he's  going to do.  Cure  -Sick    Headache, ��������� Constipation,  Biliousness,   Sour, 8tom=������ch,   Bad  ���������   Breath���������Candy  Cathartic.  He Saved Himself  Probably two-thirds of a  woman's troubles come ��������� be-  cause she reasons with her  heart instead of her head.  Rich relatives are used by  poor men as objects at which  they can point with pride and  expectancy.  The ideal husband exists  chiefly in the minds of women  who never married.  Satan uses many kinds of  bait, but he can catch all the  loafers he wants with a bare  hook.  There is nothing in the  theory of tho survival of tbe  fittest. Tailors aver that the  misfits stay with them longest.  The pen is a mighty auto  that sometimes runs away  with the chauffeur.  The second act had come to an  end. The curtain bad fallen, and  after a long tumult of applause the  audience were gradually relapsing  into silence.  Suddenly smoke was seen issuing  from behind the curtain, and a  smell of burning began to pervade  the atmosphere. Instantly a shout  of "Fire!" arose, and a stampede  was made for the doors.  Then from the stalls rose the hero  of the hour���������a man with a calm,  determined face.  "Keep your seats!" he shouted.  His words and manner  reassured  the  terror-stricken   people  in   the  theatre.    Shamefacedly   they  sank  one by one into their seats.   Slowly,  as if about to speak, the man strode  to where there was now an open exit.  Then   without   a   moment's hesita  tion. he rushed for the door.    Once  safe   outside,   he   mopped his fore  head and murmured  breathlessly:  '���������Well, someone's saved/anyway."  No odds. how bad your liver, stom-  tcli or bowels;  how much your head  tches,  how  miserable  you  are   from  :onstipation,   indigestion,   biliousness  :ind sluggish bowols���������you always set  relief   with   Cascarets.     They   immediately cleanse and regulate the stomach, remove the sour, fermenting fooJ  and foul gases;   take tho excess bile  from the liver and carry off the constipated    waste    matter   and    po-'-ti  from  the  intestines  and   bowel's  10-ccnt  box  from  your druggist   . .il  keep 'your������������������liver   and  'bowels., clean;  stomach   sweet   and   head   clear   for  months.     :.'liey work while you sleep.  John Wanamaker says in Judicious  Advertising: "Advertising doesn't  jerk; it pulls. It begins very gently  at first, but the pull is steady. It increases day by day and year by year,  until it exerts an irresistible   power."  Hoping against hope is too  much like betting against another man's g'ame.  A man seldom gets any  pleasure out. of a thing that  does not separate him from  some of his money.  Any woman can hold a  man's interest by getting a  first mortgage on his property.  Genius is only  the power  of making continuous   effort.  The line between failure and  success   is   so  fine  that   we  .scarcely know when we  pass  it, so fine that we are often on  the line and  do not know it.  Eowmany a man has thrown  up his hands at a  time  when  a   little   more  effort, a little  more  patience,   would   have  achieved success!  As the tide  goes   clear out, so   it  comes  clear in.    In   business, sometimes,   prospects   may   seem  darkest   when really they are  on the  turn.    A  little   more  persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed ��������� hopeless failure may iurn to  glorious success.   There is no failure except   in no longer trying. There is no defeat except  All Home Comforts  A stranded but still haughty  "leading lady" was obliged to put  up at a dilapidated country hotel.  She glanced frowningly about the  office, reluctantly signed the regis  ter, and took the brass key from the  proprietress. "'Is there water in my  room?" she demanded. "Why,there  was," replied the proprietress, "but  I had the roof fixed."  The Sun, at SI a- year, is superior  to any $2 a ytjar paper printed in the  Boundary. This is the reason why  we do not have to resort to gambling  schemos to gain new subscribers or to  hold those we already have.  E.W.Barrett  cAuctioneer  Sells Anything, Anywhere, Any Time.  Stocks a Specialty*  GRAND .FORKS, R C.  THE  LONDONDIRECTORI  - m*  Addressing Mail to Soldiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail at the front arid toinsure  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,  (sr)  British Expeditionary Force,  (h) Army Post, London, England.  Unnecessary   mention   of     higher  rmations, such as brigades, dvisions,  strictly forbidden, and causes delay.  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  the  world  to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS <fc DEALERS  in each class of goods. '-Besides being a complete commercial guide to London and Its  suburbs, the directory contuius lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to which they sail, j  and indicating the approximate Sailings;        |  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trude cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15,  The Sun is the   largest and   best  newspaper printed in the Boundary  country, and the price is   only   one-  half that of its loofil contemporaries  It is a-valuable advertising medium  bttcause its   large   subscription   list  has been   obtained,   and   is   maintained,   merely on its   merits  as   a-f  newspaper.    Jt uses   no indirect   or  questionable methods to secure subscribers. ���������  THE LOfVDOfV DIRECTORY CO., LTD.  25, Abchurch Lane, London, E. C.  Accept no substitutes, but get  the  original���������The Grand   Forks Sun.    It  from within no  really 'in^\^^llt '"* "  mountabla  barrier  save   our!  own   inherent    weakness  purpose.���������The Fra.  or!    When   you   get   your  job  printing at The Sun office you  can depend on it that the work  A Irue Philosopher has  been  done bv men who  "The truest   philosopher," says know their trade. We have no  Jerome K Jerome, ''I ever heard of  men in this office who pose as  ' experts after ,,ralking through  a couple of country shops half  a dozen times.  was a woman. She was brought  into a London" hospital suffering  from   a   poisoned  leg.    The bouse  <tOC\ PER ACRE���������The old Orahoin ranch of  <$������iU   SI2  seres, at  CasPiidt!,  can  be  pur-  chased at $20 per acre, if taken nt once.  K. Esling, owner, Rossland, B. C  W,  AGENTS   WANTED  Get "More Money" for your Foxes  Muskrat, White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected in your section  Sirrp YOUR FURS DIRECT <o "SHUBERT"the largesl  house in ihe World dealing exclusively in NORTH AMERICAN RAW FURS  a reliable���������responsible���������safe Fur House with an unblemished reputation existing for "more than a third of a century," a Ion*? successful record of FendfnK I'ur Shippers prompt,SATIS FACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "Etefi>fmfttrtfiftlwr."  the only reliable,-accurate market rcpo-t and price list published.  Write for U-NOW-ICh KKEE  A   R   SHI IR^RT   linr   23-27'VEST AUSTIN AVE.  A. a. onuD^ivi, *nc. Deptcs7 Chicago, u.s.a.  RIDERS WANTKD ns agents for our hijrh  erftde bicycles. Write for low prices to  THOS. PLIMLEY'S CYCLE WORKS, VICTORIA, B. C.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKK your  repairs to  Arnison, shoe  repairer.    Tho   Hub.    Look for the   Bier  Boot  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  LjIGBEKT CASH PRICES pni.I for old Srovc,  FOR RENT-HOUSES  noon nv  1  pom on  vnroom  linusr; two   block*  Dffico.   Apply this office.  ssuring  usmess  C_yl policy of advertising is a  policy of life assurance, and  the protection thus secured  is well worth its annual  cost. !  Old customers die or move  away���������they must be replaced. .  Old customers are subject to  the influence of temptation  ���������they may be induced to  divide their custom���������to do  some of their shopping at a  competitor's.  New comers to this community will shop with you���������  become regular customers���������  if they are invited to do so.  Your competitor's advertising is an influence which  must be offset if you are to  maintain your trade. .  Not  to advertise  regularly   to  the readers of ���������  THE GRAND FORKS SUN  Is  to leave votir business un-  protected.  TO THE  ���������  It is no sign of weakness to follow the lead of advertising. You  owe  it  to yourself to  get the  most  for your  money, tlie 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 .w���.'4JUU,<.li
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Primitives Discovered in Siberian Wilds by University
Expedition
remarkable tribe of primitives
live in wigwams, live on meat,
consider reading and writing an
accomplishment lias been discovered
in tl>p wilds oi Siberia by the Siberian
expedition ot the University of Pennsylvania Museum.
The first reports concerning this
tribe?, known as the "Tungus ot
Northern Siberia," were received recently from London, where the expedition is preparing a complete report of its 700-mile journey from
civilization in very low temperatures.
Tlie "Tungus" know nothing of an
outside world, says the report, a ad
have no religion, save that they believe in certain good and evil spirits
to l)o propitiated. They arc Mongolians, aud speak a highly in Reeled
tongue, with a philosophy of life
which is "eat much, laugh much,"
and, says the report, they live up to
this dictum. They aro enormous
eaters, and are full of jokes.
Don't Submit to Asthma. Tf you suffer without hope of breaking the
chains which hind you do not put off
another day tho purchase of Dr. J. D.
Kellogg's Remedy. A trial will drive
away "all doubt as to its efficiency. The
sure' relief that comes will convince
"Some men have no hearts." paid
the tramp. "I've been a-toilin' that
teller I am so dead broke,that I have
to sleep outdoors."
"Didn't that fetch him?" asked the
other.
"_\"aw. He tol" me he was a-dohi'
the stvme thing, and had to pay the
doctor for teilin' him to do it."
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TOO MUCH BAKIXC HAS KILLED MANY A.WOMAN
��� ��� i . . . ������. i ���  mwnt
Too many hours over ;t hoi f*lcvo���ico JW for rest and recreation. '      -
MOONEY ]��:is changed all this,
WIOONEY'S   BISCUITS   nro   made   (specially  to  replace   dome
baking���lo give the fired woman a chance,   -    , ���
MOONEY   makes   biscuits   for   every   time . and   place,  from   tho
elaborate function, to Ihe dailv meal.
f.rc tbo freshest, crispo-l, creamiest, biscuits ever made.
If you havo -never \><cd Uie.m you have a delightful treat hi stored
They .sell in dainty packages or tin boxes
������in either ease free fromevervadulteration
"LET
FREE TO ALL SUFFERERS
M you fear "OUT cf��OR I ��������!���������� BOWS' "ttOT'.hi Bl lists'
S<irf F.ft (roll". KIOKSY. BI A.3DL.K. NT-XVOtl.t D1SIASKS,
<r.aRo.-t:c ws.mc.kks3.i)i.i:i;ks,5K!:< cki.tTiONs.rii.Ks,
���writs for FREE ci.otii nui'ao uediuai. boo* o:<
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TH E KfiW FRENCH REMEDY. N.1 N.2 ��.3
luft-tmedrfar tour own ailoient. Attialuislr !FRK��
No'follow up circulars. K�� ubllcatlons. Di.r.iQ.i<a
NEII.CO.HAVXKSTOCK RO.llAUl STEAD I.ONUON.gtO
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What is Germanism?
Germanism is a great, criminal conspiracy, a. sort of fjluck Hand or Ca-
ra'orra, all o�� whose members work,
secretly, relentlessly, unscrupulously
for a common end���the enslaving of
tlie world (writes Air. Robert Vivian
in the New Witness). Every German
���from the��� highest to the lowest���is a
born spy, regarding espionage as one
of the prime duties of citizenship.
When the Kaiser travelled abroad he
had to keep his eyes open and report
all he saw,' just as though lie were a
common waiter or barber.
\ WATERPnOOF COLLARS AND CUFFS
u��W'"a8 bcwL.,lT wTso^ ��!5{CHILDHOOD   AILMENTS
water     All  stores or cured.    Slate. siyW \
��iitl size.    Fur 2bc  we will mad you
Breed, r-eed and Care
There are  three  things  that  must
be considered   to build up a herd of
good  cows..   First,  brood,  (lien  food,
then care.    No matter how well bred
a cow may be, unless she is properly
fed. fed according to her requirements
ami individuality, she will not do as
she should.    Then if she is well bi'3d
and well fed and not properly cared
for, she is still a failure.   Hhc must bo
kept comfortable, quiet and contented.
She needs good light, good air. plenty
of water and  land treatment.    Good
cows   are   not   developed    by  harsh
treatment-    Tf she exports a whack by
ia milk stool or fork handle when she
j Is approached is if any wonder she is
j nervous aud kicks?   If ou the contrary
J she never knows i"eoc and as you sit
down to milk her she thinks you aro
the  best calf she ever had, you can
liguro that kind treatment pays in dollars and cents, or from-any point of
view.
THE
fiRUNQTON   COMPANY   OF CftNABA,
Llmltod
G8 Frasor Avenue, Toronto, Ontwla
Scak's Coitofi East CompqaiuL
A erfe. vAiable rerntiittittff
medialitt.   Sold in thieo de
grees  of
U; No.  I
per     box,
rintsvgtet
strength. No. 1,
l, ;:;; No. 3, $5
. Sold by all
or   sent   pre
paid in plain package on
receipt of price. Free
pamphlet.    Address:
THE COOK.fi!ED!CIKE CO.J
T930S7O. OMT. '(Fsrwrty SWar.)
Export of Cotton Products Restricted
Tlie Dominion government lias issued an order prohibiting the exportation of all manufactures and products
ot cotton, dressed and undressed furs
to foreign destinations in Europe
other than France, Russia, Italy,
Spain  and Portugal.
Cotton waste remains prohibited to
ull foreign- destinations.
Constipation and indigestion; colic,
worms, colds and simple fevers, and
all the other minor ills oC-l.iltie ones
can be promptly cured by Baby's Own
Tablets through their action in regulating the stomach and bowels. Concerning" thorn Mrs. H. IT. Mills, llaldi-
mand, Que., writes: "I: havo found
Baby's Own Tablets of great service
in relieving my little one of constipation and stomach trouble." The Tablets aro sold by medicine dealers or
by mail at 25 cents'a box from Tho
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.. Broclcvillc,
Ont.
.Prairie Market For Lumber
The  farmers of the  prairies  spent
little   money   last   year   in   buildings
and other improvements which could j
be deferred.   Their wheat crop was al- J
most a failure, and tho psychological j
jinllucnce of hard times in the towns j
'affected those farmers -who word in a:
I position   to   build . houses   and   gran-j
aries and barns and sheds.   The lum-}
] ber  market  iu  tho  wheat  provinces
i has not been good for two years, but
j this   year's;  crop  "will  encourage  the
j far rnor to make himself aud his fatu-
: iiy and  his cattle  more  comfortable
| by using for building purposes some
oi' the money that is pouring in.���Vancouver News-Advertiser.
SPECIALTIES
Wc have been making matches
for 61 years now���Domestic
and every other kind.
Some of our specialties arc
"THE GASLIGHTER" with
4:':inchstlck-
"THE EDDY-
TORCH" for out-
STONE
door use���"WAX VESTAS"
for   the   smoker,   and   other
varieties.
For   home   use    the   most
popular match is the "SILENT
"hut for every use
BUY
b,
The Value of Birds in  Forests'
Birds  attain  their  greatest .usefulness in the forests, because tho conditions there closely approach the primeval.
.Forest trees have their natural insect foes, to which they give food
ami shelter, ami these insects in turn
have their natural enemies, among
the birds, to which the tree also gives
food and shelter. .Hence it follows
that the existence of each one"of these
forms of lifo is dependent upon tho
existence of the others. l!ut for the
trees the insects would perish, and but
for the birds the trees would perish;
and, to follow the inexorable laws of
nature to the conclusion of their awful
vengeance, but for the trees the world
would perish.���The Value of Birds to
.Man, by .lames Auckland.
Miller's Worm Powders attack
.worms in the stomach and intestines
at once, a'.ni no worm can come in
vjcutact with Pem and ihe. They also
correct the unhealthy conditions in
tho digestive organs that invite aud
encourage worms, setting up reactions
that are most benelicial to the growth
of the child. They have attested their
power in hundreds of cases and at all
times are thoroughly trustworthy.
.Penelope--Did the play have a happy ending?
'Pcreival���Hot,- should I know?
Penelope���Vou saw it. didn't you?
PercivaL���Yes. but the Itero and the
heroine  married  each  other.���Judge.
"Mica Dan" is being manufactured
by Kotno United Status factories. It is
used for concrete facing work to produce  rock effect.
e
Tn that remarkable book, "Government and the Will of the People,"
which Di: Delbruck, the successor of
Treitschke. published on the eve of
the war, he declared the gospel of
Prussian despotism with ruthless candour. Re dismissed government, by
the "will of the people" as a vain ideal.
There was: no such thing, he said, as
the will of the people. Legislatures
v.- sro only representative of iho oligarchies which Avoro in control of the
party machinery, and though parliaments mignY. be useful for crkici-mt
they could not exercise sovereign power. Tho temple of the state, in a word,
was not the parliament', but tho barracks, and the problem of government
was not. who elects parliament? but,
"Whom does the army obey'.'''���f.on-
dou Daily News and Leader.
i licy ara
your jDOweis
C��t out ratliarlics ami purgative:
brt:tnl.-h;ir!>Ii��uu:iecct!<ary. '1 ry
CARTER'S LITTLE
LIVER PILLS
1'iirely vegetable. Act
jrent.lv on I lie liver,
.eliminate bile,unil
.������oolite Uicdoli-
i.'at^nicmttr.'Mio
ol'llicluv.-sl.
Cart Con
tiipr'!lit.
Sick Ileadacltt end Indigestion, as millions ft/iiiw.
Small Pill, Small Doee, Small Price��
must bear Signature
Genuine
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W. N. U. 1081
No  man  or  woman  should
painfully  about,    because
when so certain a relief is
II olio way's Corn Cure.
hobble
of corns
it hand as
Uncle Hhadrach bad hold down Iho
job of pumping the organ at the First
Presbyterian Church for a score of
years. A new organist had come, and
a member of.I ho church asked Uncle
Shudraoh what lie thought of the newcomer. "Well, sah." answered Uncle
Shadmch. "Ah. (loan' Avan' to brag, but
Ah kin pump mo' pieces 'it he kin plav,
sail."
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria,
It is known that there are still at
largo in London. L-hig.. at least G.OOO
(Jermans, uaturalizc'd aud otherwise.
Now that Zeppelins visit London is
it to be doubted that these death-
dealing monitors have    been guided
upon their way
000 or more of
don's ling,' area,
paper,
by some of these C,-
eneiuios within Lon-
tisk's a London news-
CHANGE     ���
Quit Tea and Coffee and Got Wei!
A woman's tea and coffee experience is interesting: "For two weeks
at a time I have taken no food but
skim milk, for solid food would ferment and cause such distress that 1
could hardly breathe at times, also ox-
ct'utiatiug pain and heart palpitation
| and allthe time I was so nervous nnd
j restless.
! "From childhood up t had been a tea
j aud coffee drinker and for the past
; t!0 years 1 had been trying different
physicians, but could get only temporary relief. Then r read an article, telling how Home one had been helped
by leaving off tea and coffee and
drinking Postum and it reemed so
pleasant just to read about good
health t decided to try I'ostum.
"I made tho change to Postum and
there is such a difference in mc that
[ don't fool like the same person.
We all found Postum delicious! and
like it better than coffee. My health
now  is  Avonderfully good.
"As soon as I made the shift lo Postum I got 'better and now my troubles
are goiie. 1 am fleshy, my food assiiui-
laierf. tho pressure iu the chest and
palpitation aro all gone, my bowels
re regular, have no more stomach j
trouble and my headaches aro gone.
Remember I did not use medicines at
all���just left off tea and coffee aud
used Postum steadily." Name given by
Canadian Postum Co., Windsor, Out.
Postum comes in two forms:
Postum Cereal���the original form������
must be well boiled. Joe and i!yc packages.
Instant Postum���a soluble powder���
dissolves quickly iu a cup of hot
water, aud, Avith cream and sugar,
maken a delicious beverage instantly.
;j0c and f>0c tins.
Loth kinds are equally delicious and
cost about the same per cup.
"There's a Reason" for Postum.
���sold  by Grocers.
LOSSES   SUHtLY  pKtv'tw'lHO
by   Cuttrr's   BlackUg   Pill J.     Low-
Drleed. (r��h. reliable: prefert^d by
AVestcrn stocfanen tieoaiiaa they protest    w'ner*    othtr    vaeclnei    fail.
Wrtto for booklet anil tMllDiotiiali.
ID-ilow pkjf. Bl&ckloo fillJ 51.00
iO-doia pkoe. Blackleg PIIU   ���S.00
Use any injector, but Cutter's beat.
TI)3 Rupariorilr of Cutter products Is dtis to orec A5
jeans of specUHsltic in vaeeine* and serums only.
Inil3t on Cutttr'��.    If uaobtnliiAblo, order direct
THE  CUTTER   LABORATORY,   Berkeley,  California,
PAPER  FROM/HIS OLD HOME
TOWN    '
fallin' at
j        Cable   Railways   For  Wounded
i     An  ingenious    arrangement  5s   be-'
Sing used  by the  French in the. hilly
11 country  of  the. Yosgcs,    in  order to
transport their wounded. Cable lines
are slung over all the rough portions
of the journey and over places ���where
it is impossible to make a road.
|    Special Itcd Cross cars    or trucks
are  used  on   these  wire  lines,  each
i truck  carrying   one   man   and  being
' long enough to let him, lie down in
1 (Joinfort while being transported. The
speed with', ���which, a severely wounded
soldier can be taken to the base by
these cable railways has saved many
a French soldier's lite.
When the eventn' shade, is
the endin,' of the day,
An' a feller rests front labor smokin'
at his pipe o' clay.
There's   nothln'   does   him   so   much
good, bo fortune up or down
As the little country paper front his
ol' homo town.
It ain't a thing o' beauty an' its print
ain't, always clean,
Out  it  straightens    out    his  temper
Avueu'a toller's feel in' mean;
It takes the wrinkles off his face an'
brushes off the  frown.
That little country paper from his ol'
home town.
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
An old railroad ticket issued in ISGfl
was presented to the conductor of a
train which runs between Reading and
; Ilarrisburg, Pa. The ticket called for
a first class rido from Iteadiug to Har-
risburg. According to tho story of the
mart who presented the ticket, it was
purchased from a man living- iu Blair
county, who had migrated to that section, lie said he paid twenty cents\
for the ticket and saved thirty-nine
cents'ou his investment. The conductor examined tho ticket carefully, accepted it. and forwarded it to the office of tho general passenger agent.
lit tells of all the. parties an' the balls 1
) of Pumpkin Kow
'Bout who spont tiuuday with his girl
an' how the crops 'II grow.
How ir.  keeps a    feller  posted  'bout
who's up and who is down.
That littta country paper from his ol'
, home town.
For voicing anti-British sentiments
two more publications, the Irish Yoice
of Chicago, and the Karodni List, a
Croatian paper of New York, havo
been excluded from tiie mails under
the provisions of the War Measures
Act.
la
t like to road the dailies an
story papers, too.
al. times the    yallor novels
some other trash���don't, you?
Ihif wlieu I want some readin' that will
brush away a frown
I   want, that little paper from my ol'
home town.
���The  Scoop.
Xow,
An'
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c
Four profasrjovfi of the Euphrates
American College founded by American missionaries at Itarpoot, 'Armenia,
wore horribly tortured by the Turks
before b'.iiiig' put to dowtli. The hair
attd moustache <;'.' ono professor -wore
pulled out by tho roots. Tho nails
ot another wore pulled out with pincers. Wcvcu-eight.li?; of tlf.i student a
were deported, killed or exiled and tho
young girls carried  away to harems.
Strength
Doctor flow do you
when you have actually
Colonel���Oh,  not so
vou? -Punch.
foci. Colonel,
kilted a man?
i;i(l.    flow do
MOTHERHOOD ia not a
time for experiment, but for
proven qualities, and nothing
excecdn the value of good
cheer, needful exercise and
SCOTT'S EMULSION.
SCOTT'S EMULSION charges tho
blood with life-sustaining richneso,
suppresses nervous conditions, aids
the quality and quantity of milk
and insurea sufficient fat,
IU COD LIVER OIL f��e��U tt�� rtrTs
life oelU.   It. UME aod SODA kelp
ATold ricketi anil mako leethlnn en��y.
ll-H Avoid SabitttelsM.
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��mm^��masagiBsgg&mm I  \ ���������  THE    SUN",, GRAND    FORKS,   E.G.  HAS RESOLVED INTO A QUESTION OF HOLDING ON  The Distinctive Military Quality ot the British is Their Ability to  Hold on, and in the Face of Repeated Reverses, to Live  Up to Their Ancient Reputation of Winning Out  A neutral who professes some  (knowledge of military history asserted the.other day that Berlin was  never able to win more than one great  light in any of her wars, l.ut that it  always 'happened to be the las.t one.  Beneath'the exaggeration of this opinion may be discerned the .distinctive  military quality of the British, namely, th'eir ability to hold on, and in the  face of .-'repealed reverses to come  cheerfully and confidently in the final  grapple, where they have been successful ever since there,was a British  nation. In the present war it has  been made jjlaiu that the British race  has lost none of its nobler qualities,  and there is doubt in no quarter as to  the final issue of the war. This war  has come to be a question of holding  on, and /bitter-. and desperate though  the fight is, our people are entitled to  a knowledge of the fact that in Germany the pressure of the war is becoming daily moi'e pronounced. A correspondent of the New York Herald at  Zurich, who has been travelling in  Germany,, finds that a great change  lias come over the people in the past  six months;  : '  He bears talk of quitting; the uppermost word - is : not victory, .but  continue to hope for victory. Nevertheless, it is peace they desire above  till t'.ings. Their fighting spirit is not  rising, even', though the tide, of their  armies' victories shows little sign of  turning. On the surface the people  are with the government "and -no open  criticism of the Kaiser appears; but  underneath he finds a growing discontent with the continuance of the war,  which the Germans had expected to  be over before now. 'Every month  (hat' passes takes its heavy toll of  Gorman lives and imposes fresh hardships, upon the masses of the people.  The newspapers are now venturing to  publish-letters'from the front which  discourage the notion that the German soldiers are supermen. Germans  in the; trenches are allowed to inform  the people at home that bravery and  military resourcefulness are not exclusive German characteristics, and  even, to rebuke those who continue to  madly cheer for the war.   ���������  Ho says that the recent peace demonstration ordered by the Cardinal  Archbishop of Cologne .,-would have  been impossible six months ago, and  though the '"."actual."' procession" was  frustrated at tho last moment by the  authorities, they feared to interrupt  the preparations" which had-preceded  it. knowing very well that the Archbishop represents the feeling in the  Rhine provinces and jn other parts of  Western and Southern German}-,  where the majority of the people are  Koman Catholics. For months past  the archbishop has.- been advocating  peace, and when he announced that  liprar September 2G there would-be a  s  procession in Cologne of those in favor  of ending the war at once, thousands of Jiomait Catholic clubs and  societies prepared to fake part in it.  The authorities hesitated to .interfere  until'it was announced that the ^Socialists "were to participate, when  they forbade 1t on the ground that it  would load to disorders. So the demonstration was'cancelled but nobody  has- ventured to rebuke the archbishop,   who continues  his  demands.  It is the rise in the cost fo living,  and especially in the price of food,  that increases more than anything  else the. growth of war weariness. A  remarkably outspoken comment or.  (he food question which appeared in  the Socialist Vorwarts was as follows:  "One of the most dangerous deceptions perpetrated during the war is.  the pretence that 'Germany-: although  cut off from all" her: oversea supplies,  can feed her own; population. ' The  fact is that the population of Germany cannot be properly fed by products of her: own country. The war  has proven beyond all doubt that it is  impossible to produce enough articles  of nourishment or to raise a sufficient  number of cattle to feed the- Germau-  people without foreign assistance. ItN  is true that we shall bs able to hold  out for some limited time, but only  at the cost of the health and strength  of -the-nation; now being undermined  by systematic deprivation and underfeeding."  From another source  it is  learned  that 'the   great  textile   industries   of  Germany are stagnant.    This is caused by,a lack of raw materials,   and  means that not only are hundreds of  thousand   of   people   out   of  employment, many ot whom, of course, are  serving as soldiers, but that there is  increasing difficulty in supplying the  forces    with  clothing.    The    government *is being called upon to provide  for the idle men who are: not fitted  for military duties    or public works,  to   furnish   temporary  , financial   assistance to those without means and  to keep the insurance policies of all  of them in force until the end of the  war.    Tho    German government .may  be .able to solve this' problem, as it  has solved    others in the  course of  the past fifteen months, but it is in!  the position of a tiring horse obliged '���������  to face one fence after another, each |  higher -than    the one before.    Pres-j  sure  from  within  and   from  without',  increases, and wliilp such enterprises  as  Germany    is  now conducting    in  Serbia  may    temporarily    cheer  the j  people, it does-  not lessen unemploy- j  ment, reduce the cost of'existence to!  i the masses of   German    people,   nor j  does it lessen the terrifying lists of I  dead  and   wounded    wheh  stare  the i  readers   of newspapers  in  the    face '  each morning.  About   One   Hundred   Million   Dollars  Spent Annually on Liquor in the  Dominion  As prohibition of tho liquor traffic  during the war is being earnestly discussed let us briefly consider whether such action is necessary and whether the people would favor it.  About one hundred million dollars  are spent in drink every year in tbe  Dominion. Even ii.it did "no harm it  would be the part of wisdom to save  that large sum especially during the  war. But when we consider that it  does do much harm and entails co  much further expense it seems needless to discus's it.  ��������� In England and the United States  it ,5:J conceded that ten per cent, of all  deaths- are caused directly or indirectly by drink. If we adopt one-half of  that percentage lor Canada it gives  us about five thousand deaths caused  by drink in Canada every year. Where  there are so many deaths there must  be a much larger number who are  more or less injured by it. We shall  certainly be within the mark if we  say that ten thousand persons are  killed and injured every year by drink.  It has boon, shown in severaLplaces  that it costs about live times as much  as the revenue received from the traffic to care for the paupers, orphans  and criminals it causes.  It has ateo been shown that if the  money spent in drink were spent in  useful articles, it would give employment to eight times as many persons  as arc engaged iu the manufacture of  liquors.  Reports from many places show  that the burden of taxation is greater  in wet than in"dry towns, l In some  places the tax rate is double. The  saving in police expenses alone, is  more . than the license fees. These  statements are not mere theory; they  have actually occurred in many places  and the prosperity following prohibition contirms .them.   '���������:���������.'., -;  So much for the needed prohibition  even in peace limes, but do the people want prohibition? In Ontario they  have voted on three different occasions by large majorities in favor of  prohibition and there is no evidence  that, they have changed their lines.  Again nearly three-fourths of tbo  municipalities of Ontario have adopted local prohibition of their own accord and aro so well satisfied with it  that not one has repealed it in the  past five years, notwithstanding all  the 'efforts"of the powerful liquor traffic.  A strong indication of the trend of  public opinion is found in the fact  that a number of our best papers and  magazines refuse to carry -liquor advertisements into the homes of ll.e.ir  subscribers. -   -.  It will be asked when all these are  in favor of prohibition who are they  that c.;-h agai.':."t it and T answer the  liquor interest and" the barroom "brigade. The liquor interest is composed  not only of the manufacturers and  sellers ol' liquor, hut all those who  make protit out of the business, either  directly or indirectly.  This is onlv a partial survey of the  question.-It." A rnoit, M.B., M.C.P.S.  GERMANY IS BEATEN BY BRITAIN AT EVERY TURN  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Writes an Article for the United   States  Press,  and  Strongly Combats the View that the War to  Date has been Unfortunate for Great Britain  Investigating Northern  Alberta Nickel Deposits  The Best 'Country'  The Best Grain in the World and the  Fattest Cattle Are Products of ;  Western Canada  Western Canada does not only grow  the finest grain and grasses on the  American continent but it also produces the best range cattle. This is  evident from the fact that Maunsell  Brothers of Macleod have topped the  Chicago market iu this respect for  three year.-; in succession.  'A few years ago when Seager  Wheeler of Rosthern, Saslc, Avon the  world's prize for wheat at the International Dry Farming Congress and  W. J. Glass of Macleod was second,  we thought it was a wonderful thing.  The west has been winning so many  agricultural prizes and we have got so  used to it that an achievement such as  that of Maunsell Brothers passes almost unnoticed.  The most satisfactory aspect in connection with the splendid showing  made by Western Canadian agriculturists is not that they win prizes and  break records once and then relax  their efforts, but they keep it up and  continue to lead the continent each  successive year. All of this goes to  show that we have the best agricultural land in America. We grow the  best grain, we raise tlie fattest cattle,  We have the ideal mixed farming  country.-���������Calgary Herald.  Sunlight ir, one of the best and  cheapest disinfectants at our disposal, and wo should take advantage  of this fact al every opportunity. .-Jn  the construction , of barns or shelters of any l;ind for animals, ample  provision should be made-for the  jidmission of the maximum amount  of sunlight. Southern exposure is  desirable, that ��������� Je<, having the majority of the windows facing the south.  ���������Thvj" warmth thus provided in cold  weather is desirable, and much of the  excessive heat in summer can be  avoided by providing suitable-curtains  or screens.  Otic day little Flora was taken to  have an aching tooth removed. That  night, while she was saying her prayers, her mother was surprised to hear  her say: "And forgive us our debts  as  v-e" forgive  our dentists."  Caution children not to play with  matches, and'warn them ot the danger  of. bontires to both life and property.  Was Friend of Kaiser  General  Hunter, Second  in Command  of the British Troops at Gallipoli,  > Saved Life of Kaiser .  General Sir Archibald Hunter, second in command of the British troops  at Gallipoli, was a favorite of tho German Kmperor before the war, having  once saved the Kaiser when a horse  attached to a carriage in which he-  was driving in Scotland became unmanageable. The Emperor paid the  Scotch, soldier particular attention  and gave him a standing invitation to  visit Berlin.  The Kaiser must have' heard with  chagrin that tbe recent successes' in  the Anafarta region were dua largely  to Hunter's direction.  ��������� Hunter lirst made his name in  Egypt. In Wolseley's Nile expedition,  Hunter captured one of tho most  truculent Dervish chiefs with his own  hands, and carried him off in a  gunboat iu the very teeth of the  tribesmen.  Hunter bad fourteen wears oi- the  desert and the Nile Valley, and his  slavery in all the lighting was a  byword with the black troops whose  adored leader he was. When th? ill-  fated gunboat El Tcb turned tunic  in the fifth cataract, Hunter ha.i a  narrow escape, being struck in ihe  Hide by the bridge rait as he leaped  overboard.  Lord Kitchener lias much to thank  General Hunter for. But for tlie hitter's prompt warning on one occasion  Kitchener might never have lived to  sre Ihe consummation of his work. K.  of K. and his stall' were inside the enclosure of the Iron Mosque at Om-  durnum about sunset when a. shell  burst above  (he heads  of tlie  party.  A second and a. third shell e;,..,ic,  ami then ;i great number more--and  in dashed "Hunter who bad.ridden  through the enemy to get t> his  chief.    "These    are    our own shells,  r!" he cried. "Wo can't .stay here  for we cannot stop thorn.''  "Well, gentlemen," said Kitchcrer,  "it would bo a pity to be kil!"'t when  the day's won; we had best n:ovo  away."  ITiiiiLer lias been calltd the most  popular man in the British army.  Vicars and  Maxim Have Sent Expedition Which  May Last Two  Years  According to. the Mining and Scientific Press of October 30, an important expedition is being conducted in  .Northern Alberta for the purpose of  investigating the nickel deposits said  to have been found in the Fond clu  Lac district, east of Lake Athabasca.  The item is as follows:  "The British; linn of Vicars and  Maxim has sent an expedition into the  Fond dtt l.ac country, east of Lake  Athbasc.a in Northern Alberta, to  investigate the nickel deposits understood,, to occur in that region. The  party, consisting of twenty-live engineers and a large number of assistant;; and laborers, is in charge of II.  V- l.'''-rdier. who went to England come  time ago in order-to interest capital-  sist in the district. The expedition  left Edmonton three weeks ago, and  as every effort was made to keep its  object a secret, little was known of  it until it was well on its way. The  explorers will -remain in tho country  from well over two years, and took  with them ?r������0,OOU worth of machinery  aud $10,(100 worth of provisions. The  totai cost will be about $ J 00,000."  The German Way  i'  A lantern should always be hung ip,  specially in the barn or stable. It  should never be set on tho floor,  where it may be easily tipped over.  A Sample of the Brutal Severity of the  Huns  Th;> bridal severity of the Gorman  military authorities is again exemplified in an apparently well authenticated story that has eoine here I'lom the  United States. A young German had  come over to Xew York and established li!iUF..'.'lf in business some years  ago. When the war broke out lie  wrote iiis fiancee iu Germany that he  should return and join the army, but  1k> would suffer great loss in a business way. She replied advising him  not to go, as they both had brothers  fighting at the front. As the war became more desperate he wrote again  expressing a still stronger inclination  to return.  In reply came another leLter from  the young lady again advising him not  to zo, and stating that the members  ,jf lioih their families who were iu  the army, bad been killed.  At tlie bottom of tiie Idler was a  no to from the military authorities  statiing that the writer of the letter  had been executed that morning for  treason in counselling a German not  to return to light for his country.  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has written for the U.S. press a vigorous  article, in which he combats the view  that the war to date has been unfortunate for Great Britain, lie scores  the British for their national weakness of self depreciation; .and proceeds to say.in part:  "Yet in our heart of hearts we ure  as certain of victory as that tomorrow's sun will come, and a dispassionate . snrvcy will satisfy any student of history that no great war in  which our country has ever been engaged has been marked in the same  space of time by such triumphant  successes: as those of tho last fourteen months.      , ���������'. .  "Our troubles have been those of  our allies; our victories have largely  been our own. Germany can make  a good showing, up to date against  the coalition. Against Great Britain  she has been beaten at every turn.  "Consider what wc have done in  this short space of-time and compare  it with the opening of any, of our  greater ..wars. ���������������������������'������������������Jn our war against the  French Republic, it was nearly two  years after its inception t hat Howe's  victory gave us a gleam of success-  In the great war against Napoleon, it  was again-'two years before Trafalgar ended the fear of imminent invasion and twelve years of very varying  fortunes before he won through.  "Now, look at the work of fourteen  months. We have annexed the whole  great German colonial empire, with  the exception of East Africa aud a  district in Kameruns. Wc have swept  the German flag,, both imperial and  mercantile, off the face of the ocean;  we hae completely sterilized her  fleet; we have repelled her serious  submarine attack;, played our game  so skilfully that the flux, of time shows  us stronger, not weaker,-in comparison. .  "We hae conquered Mesopotamia  from the Turks: we'have completely  repelled their attempted invasion of  Egypt; we have helped to sav; Paris;  we"have, with French and Belgian assistance, but mainly by our exertions,  stopped the advr.nce on Calais, inllkt-  ing a loss of several-hundreds of thousands upon the Germans; we have., by  our intervention at Antwerp, helped  to extricate the Belgian army.  "Finally, and greatest of all. we  have raise J an enormous volun leer  army, which is large-enough' to.-turn  the scale ' Jtwee:. the European forces  and we have converted ourselves, with  wonderful adaptability, into the great  factory and munitions store of the allies.  "That is our story, and if any cannot see that it is a Avonderful one. he  is not merely a pessimist, but blind.  "What- have we to put on the other  side of the account? I am .dealing  for tho moment with large results  and not with details. Where have  we failed?  "Jn tbe whole world our most severe  critic could only point to one place.  the Dardanelles; but have we failed in  the Dardanelles?  "I believe that if we should never  force ihe straits the enterprise lias  none the less been worth the undertaking. We have lost 100,000- How  many have the Turks lest? Certainly  not less.  "We have held up a groat body oi  their best troops, .who would otherwise have been operating against us  on the Egyptian and Mesopotamia;]  fronts or in the Caucasus against the  Russians. General Ian Hamilton has  taken the pressure off (ler.eral Maxwell en -the one side and General  Nixon on the other.  "But the greatest of ai! tlin results  from the Dardanelles expedition is  that if. has united us with Russia as  nothing less could have done. She  cannot now say, as she might have  said, that we thought only of our  own empire. We have spent our blood  and our ships in trying to force (he  gates which close her in. When the  episotU; remains a historical reminiscence, like the passage of Admiral  Duckworth in .1007, this great result  will still remain.  "Again, one sequel which may  prove to be of vital importance may  spring from the Dardanelles. It is  our operation there and the consequent danger In their ally which has  drawn the central powers on to their  southern advance-  '"fhe immediate result of ibis has  been to bring into the war the Serbians, wiio for nearly a year had  been practically neutral, and so to be  supplied by the Germans w,'tli uje;i  ;>nd munitions. It is lapping u fresh  vein in a body which i; already slowly bleeding to death.  "What have they to gain liiere?  Putting aside all megalomaiiaic visions of an advance upon India, what  is their practical goal? Should tiiuy  overwhelm Serbia it will go to our  hearts, but will make no difference in  the war, since Serbia had. as J al-  readv remarked, bc.-ii obliged    to res'  corps, which aro  had ever thought  two   and   ;i   half  upon her oars for many mouths.  "What next could they advance  upon? Constantinople, with a strong  allied force entrenched upon their  Hank at Saloniki? Would tne Turks  really ��������� welcome' an. army of Jhilgars  and other hereditary enemies marching into their capital at the expense  of her hereditary  friends?  "And if we assume everything and  suppose them at Constantinople  what then? How will they cross the  Egyptian desert aud meet the quarter of a million whom wo could line  up on the Suez canal? What' will  it profit them 'to hi strong in Asia  Minor by the time that attrition has  worn them, down east and west and  the ever thickening allied lines are  pushing inward for Berlin?  "The more steadily one goes at these  fantastic fears the more, "they spread  into mere''phantoms of the imagination. The gain's of tho German expedition are shadowy and distant, the  losses are immediate and obvious, and  it, is tho Dardanelles pressure which  has drawn them forth.  "Not only have we noth'.ig (o ro-  prot.ch ourselves with and a great deal  upon which to congratulai.3 "ourselves  in actual war, but- we have, as it  seems to me, made remarkably few  mistakes.  "Beforehand, thanks to the firmness of Mr. McKenna < first lord of the  admiralty, 1.00S-121Ij in the matter of  eight great ships and the driving  power ol' Mr. Churchill (first lord from  1011 to 1915) iu the year immediately  before the war, our navy was ready as  it had never been before for a-supreme struggle-  "Of.-the four army  the most that we  of sending abroad,  were iu time for the first clash aud  the others followed. We played our  part as wo said we would play it, and  we won our game, so far as we can  count gains and losses between Germany and ourselves.  "If Mr. McKenna .and Mr. Churchill  put us in a.strong position upon the  water. Lord Haldane (ex-war secre-  .taryj ��������� forged the weapon which was  to do such great service upon the land  ���������the British military machine as we  and the Germans know it. The splendid territorial army, the officers' training corps which has been of such vital  service, the conversion of the expeditionary force into a practical reality  ���������all spring from his clear and. far-  seeing mind.  "When one remembers his long defence of the territorials, the gibes to  which he and they were subjected; the  ridicule with which 'tis assertion was  met that, they would have time after  the outbreak of war to make good  troops before taking the field, and  wnen one sees how entirely his forecast has been borne out, one does not  know which is the more surprising,  his foresight or the ingratitude and  perverseness of so many of his fel--  low countrymen.  "Future generations will, I think,  look upon Lord Haldane as one of  the saviors of the country. ,  "After the outbreak of the. war we  have also been extraordinarily fortunate in our leaders- If one searched  backward through the glorious files of  British history one could not pick out  it man who was so fitted by nature and  training ������or the supervision of such a  war as Lord Kitchener.  "His cold, mathematical brain, his  powc.r-of thinking in terms of the year  after next, his enduring, inflexible will  and power; his freedom from politics  ���������all of these qualities make him an  ideal leader in such a war.  "And what collaborator in Mr.  who supplies exactly  lacks���������the touch with  tlie power of the burning word, acquaintance with practical  : conditions of British lifo.  j With such men at home, and with  : our leaders on sea and land, from  |; Admiral .Jollicoe and Field Marshal  ; French downward, .we can surely face  j the future with a light heart.  | "Our trouble.; never have really  J been on: own, but have arisen from  tiiie fact that'the secret preparations  | of the central powers have made them  j for a limited time more powerful on  I land than their neighbors. The niar-  jgin of strength which is wanted, wo  i have to supply. By a miracle of or-  i gauizalion and na'ional spirit we shall  i be able to tlo so.  Lloyd George,  wbat-a soldier  the democracy.  ��������� Wc take    our hi  niuming and ofl'-n the  a dark one-    II. is not  written hereafter.  -Wc  ory morning by  morning seems  thus ihat. it is  s������;e every swirl  and backwater,  fin ure will see  of the .stream.  '"fhcro  is  no  ism.  but rather  should be on our  Power that ������uidf  but  the  man of the  only the main current  use  goo  then   for pr-saim-  1  reason  why wo  knees thanking tbo  our destiny feu- evi  ilrnt proof that. Grcn  tin; old clear brain  ol!   strong  arms   to  [ iirirain still bus  to plan and tha  strike."  German Paper Fearful of Defeat , unxiely faces us, namely the dcarness  Owing to the hii;h prices of fo-.d iu ! of the Jirst  necessities iu  the  matter  Genuanv, neutrals aro living that I of food. Will out- enemies succeed in  ,       ,.      ...   .,      ,     ,     ,.   ,'      ,.      lieic.ating Germany   by- famine.  countrv   lor   Switzerland     I ndcr   Lie  heading   "Can    We    Hold   Out?" the;  Ncue  Zeitung  of  Strassbuig,  sajs  Tiie   rani  and Hie of employees  "Vfa'rdlv imd vve crosVedUie'ih'iy'Shold \ must be made to fed that safely work  of fhe f.pcond vear of war when with is their work, just as much as it so;  the question of bread sclilcd   ;ui...lliev ' their superiors ir. directive position.';. 4V1M f rUUB.*wi4M������ iMtaWATU  fci.**i*a.l^iw,M^jhM>^ff..^iM������uy.jmTra^Jr;3,i.^^ ,-  THE.  SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,    B.C.  1 OF THE CITY  Christina lake has been let to D  Ferguson.,  D.  The annual vestry meeting of  Holy Trinity churcy was held in  fhe parish hall on Monday evening,  the rector, Rev. P. C. Hay man, in.  the chair. The following officers  were elected: Lay delegates, Jeff  Davis, H. L. Mackenzie, F. Ii. S.  Barlee; substitutes, ������1. A. LeRoy  and C C. Heaven; rector's warden,  H. L Mackenzie; people's warden,  F. J. Lake; church committee, H.  A. LeRoy, C. A. 5. Atwood,Osborne  Allen, R. R. Gilpin, Nathan Taylor,  C. C. Heaven, W. T. Ltiscombe,  Thomas Symes, Frank Latham.  Frances Latham, -as "Night," was  one of the characters The Sun's  X-ray machine failed to detect at  the carnival Tuesday night. It was  probably too dark.  Charles Craney, of the Kettle  Valley line, returned on Saturday  from a vacation trip to the coast  cities.  Charles Mix, fire warden, visited  Greenwood on Tuesday.  The  following     rinks   from    the  Grand Forks Curling club   are   participating in the  nineteenth  annual  bonspiel  of   the  British  Columbia  Curling association at   Phoenix this  week:    N. L   Mclnnes skip, H. W.  Gregory, R L. Hodgson, F. Hobert;  R J. Gardner  skip,   W.   Bredhorn,  F.    L'-irama,    J.    Donaldson;   J. D.  Campbeil skip, C. A. S. Atwood, D.  Nootb,   G. C. Brown.    Up   to   the  time of going to press they were doing pretty well.  Services at the Methodist church  on Sunday next as usual. Rev. J.  McLeod will conduct the same and  speak on the subject, "God and the  War," at the evening service. The  services are bright and interesting,  and a welcome is given to all.  Prohibition Meeting  A meeting in connection with the  people's   prohibition   movement  in  British Columbia will   be   held   on  Thursday  next,   January   27,   at 8  o'clock,   in   the   Methodist church!  The chief speaker of the evening will  be Rev. A. Smith,   late   of  Nelson,  now of Brandon.    During   his  residence in the   Kootenays  Mr. Smith  made   bis' reputation   as   a fearless  speaker and always   made   a strong  appeal to ths   workingmen   particularly." It is also expected that VV. P.  Guard, provincial  organizer- of   the  prohibijion movement, will be present to address the meeting.  In view of the importance of the  question at issue a large gathering  is anticipated. Opponents of prohibition are invited, and questions  on the subject will be solicited.  m  \  Every Department at  tore  It is stated that the local officers  have received instructions regarding  the departure of the next draft from  the Independent Company of Rifles,  and it is expected that the boys  will leave for the coast some time  during the coming week.  Two cailoads of evaporated vegetables have been shipped from this  city to Brockville, Ont., where the  goods will be repacked and forwarded to troops at the front.  The next regular meeting of the  board of trade will be held on Friday evening, January 28.  The contract  for  the erection  the new public  school  building  of  The Sun is the largest and, best  newspaper printed in the Boundary  country, and the price is only one-  half that of its local contemporaries.  It is a valuable advertising medium  because its large subscription list  has been obtained, and is maintained, merely on its merits as a  newspaper. It uses no indirect or  questionable methods to secure subscribers.  Accept no substitutes, but  get the  original���������The Grand ��������� Forks Sun. It  gathers and pi ints   the   news  of the  city and district first.  "When you get your "job  printing at The Sun office you  can depend on it that the work  has been done by men who  know their trade. We have no  men in this office who pose as  experts after "diking through  a couple of country shops half  a dozen times.  NEW  HARNESS   SHOP  I have re-opened a harness  shop at my  old  stand on Bridge street, and will manufacture  New Hflrri<p<5Q and do a11 kmds of  i^cw Harriet harness repairing. ah  work guaranteed.   Your patronage is solicited.  /\������       J\  ������  ^m*   &������  Rv^r  Mann's Old Drug Store  Gent s Furnisher  Next Telephone Office  Bridge Street  Granby Shipments  The following are tbe monthly  shipping figures .from the Granby  mine at Phoenix to the Grand Forks  smelter:  Tons  January....  42,211  February......   63,091  March....  69,948  Agril ���������;���������  '85,382  May 100,693  June  103,004  July ..101,058  August 103,062  September...   93,245  October   96,430  November    82,187  ';.��������� Lost, Strayed Or Stolen I Call and see the new .line of shirts  One bay colt, one year old, white ' MacDougall <fc MaoDonald are show-  stripe in face, one white hind leg; ^ /' t]he ^mas season> wifch colIa'-s  lost since April 1st last. Any in- > detached, all sizes, in stripes and the  formation that will lead to its recov-! Iatesb designs. Prices from $1.25 to  ery will be rewarded by addressing  !latest  S1.50 each.  R. Simpson,  Grand Forks,  B. U  Idleness  out.  is   leisure  Ladies,   call .and   see the* latest in  shoes MacDougall &   MacDonald   are  [showing for men; in button and laced;  fnnnrl   tans   and    b,acl"-    The  real gift for  iounu your gentlemen friends.    Prices $3.75  to $6.00 a pair.  Total  ...940,31!  ���������^"%  Here We Are !  Your Six Friends,  Robin Hood Family"  Robin Hood Flour  "     Oats  'OUR,.ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OS INDIGESTION  Each "Pape's Diapepsin" digests 3000  grains food, ending al! stomach  misery in five minutes.  For  Vv atches,C locks and J  Go to  ewellery*  T  n  iiil  LAKI.SON  ct  CI  Porrioge Oats  Ferina  raham  Whole Wheat  Let Us Lighten  Your Household Duties  For Sale by1  JOHN DONALDSON  Time it! In five minutes all stora  ach distress will go. No indigestion  heartburn, sourness or belching ot  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 ii '  is harmless.    Put an end to. stomach j  trouble- forever sby   getting   a   large i  fifty-cent   case   of   Pape's   Diapepsin  from any drug store.   You realize in  five minutes how needless it Is to suf  fer from indigestion, dyspepsia or au.v  stomach   disorder.    It's  the  qufckesr  surest    and   most   harmless   stoma.-:"!  doctor in tho world.  First Street, Grand Forts  Wedding, Birthday and Other Presents  Specialty: Fine Watch Repairs  PHONE 30  Everything to Eat and Wear  TENDEBHJR WOOD  SEALED tenders will be received by  the undersigned up to and including January the tenth, 191fi. for supplying Fifty Cords of green wood  ("four-foot length), split fir or tamarack. Wood to be delivered at the  School House,  as and where directed.  All tenders to state time of delivery,  also from what land or person the  wood is being obtained of.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  All tenders to be  addressed as fol-  English 3-Speed Gear and  the High-Grade Cleveland  Wheels  I have opened a bicycles store next the Grand  Forks Garage, and keep these celebrated wheels  in stock.  Bicycle Accessories.     Repairing   a  Specialty^  First and  Main  I  Grand  Forks,  B. C.  J. R. Mooyboer Fil'st a"d M,lin Sts  lows:  Tender for Wood,  The Secretary School Board,  Grand Forks, B.C.  Butter Wrappers  Neatly printed with special Butter Wrapper  Ink. Also imprinted wrappers. Our prices  are right.  We SUN PRINT SHOP  , .5  )  1 ���������  i  ���������,'fj  I j  )1  ���������' $  ���������H  11  i  If  '1*1  I  m

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