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 :*���������.:������������������:>-���������>.'! m  JUL! 1 1918  /  \ \    /Legislative Library  \Y\. . i i v ( Ha^'/.���������  Kettle Valley OrcharcJist  l^TI-I YEAR-No  37  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1918  .81.00 PER YEAR  mm of the  cur council  City Pig Raisers Must Observe the Health Regulations  the proper inspections and safeguard  tbe public health. On motion of  Aid. McCabe and McCallum, the  chief of police was instructed to. enforce the pig raiding pyhivv.  Aid. McCallum gave notice that  at the next meeting he would ask  leave to introduce a mayor's remuneration bylaw and an aldermen's,  indemnity bylaw.  Mayor Acres and Aid. Harkness,  McCallum, McCabe, McDonald and  Schnitter were present at tbe regular  meeting of the city council on Monday evening.  The chairman of the finance committee recommended that the past  month's accounts be paid, and that  the tax collector be instructed to proceed with the collection of taxes and  fo accept a portion or all of any  taxes. The recommendations were  approved.  The chairman of the board of  works recommended that the old  sidewalk from Main street to Holy  Trinity church be renewed. The  report was accepted.  The chairman of the water and  light committee reported that the  committee had had a bell cast for  and installed at the West end fire  hall at a cost of $-10, and that the  roofs of the central and the West  end fire halls had been repaired.  He also reported that the water  pipe from the reservoir across the  iXorih Fork had been dislodged by  the current and would require to be  straightened out. The report' was  accepted.  TEe chairman of the water committee reported that he had interviewed the business men on the  street sprinkling question. All except one had expressed themselves  as being in favor of having ,the  Streets sprinkled twice daily at double the cost for one sprinkling. ' On  motion of Aid. McDondald ^and  McCabe, the council decided to have  two sprinklings done and to have  the cost charged up to the rate-  paj^ers. ���������  The matter of establishing a new  pound was left over till the next  meeting.  David   Woodhead  was  the  only  Ship Building in  The United States  The launching on the Fourth of  July of seventy-four American ves  sels aggregating 400,000 dead weight  tons is an achievement that brings  creditto the directors of tbe United'  States Emergency Fleet Corpoiation,  says the New Westminster Columbian. The output has exceeded expectation, which shows that the  United States is speeding up in the  new industry and that the immense  preparations made to meet the Hun  challenge in this line are beginning  to bear fruit.  There have, indeed, been enterprising plans laid for turning out  American ships. One shipbuilding  company alone is spending S200,-  000,000, or, as it has been said, two-  thirds of the cost of the Panama  canal. Early this year 235 yards  with 730 ways were under construe  tion, and the three great "fabricated  ship yards" will have between tham  alone as many as ninety ways in  operation.  For the fiscal  year   ending.  June  30,    1622    new   ships oi   1,480,793  gross tons have been   numbered   by  the United Stat.es bureau of  navigation, according to its   recent report.  This is more than double' the   output of German yards in peace times.  Great   Britain's   production for   the  year ending May 31 has been placed  at l,40(3,8o8 gross tons, or about 70  per cent of the normal output.     For  the   month   of   June 134,150 gross  tons of merchant shipping was completed in the United Kingdom yards  aud entered for service.  The estimated production of new  ships in the republic for the year  1916 has been placed at 3,000,000  tons dead weight. Iu March last Sir  Eric Geddes, first lord of the British  admiralty, gave the total allied and  neutral tonnage as 42,000,000. During the war, he stated, the world's  tonnage of ocean going   vessels  had  IIS \ih������������������- sfll  Consolidated Mining and  Smelting Go. Acquires  Fluorspar Mine  The Consolidated Mining������& Smelt  ing Company ot Trail ha,.-; required  the fluorspar property on the A'orth  Fork, near Lynchcieek, on a lease,  and, bond. Tne terms of the deal  have not been made public. The  property, which was located about  a year ago, Is owned by C. M. To-  bias'sen and Bert Averill, of this city,  and J. S. Boyoc, of Phoenix  E Bailey, of Eholt, last full secured a live years' lease on the property, and it was his 'intentiou lo  operate it on a royalty basis as soon  as transportation facilities were  available and ore contracts couid be  obtained. In the meantime, however, Mr. Bailey succeded in interesting W. M. Archibald, representing the Consolidated Mining &  Smelting company, in the property,  and by this- means the most important mining deal made in the  Boundary in recent years was consummated.  The Consolidated company practically started development work  on the property yesterday. A lorce  of about a dozen miners and laborers  Irom olocan Uuy and Trail amveu  iu the city on Wednesday, and yesterday 'tnoy went up tne river ui  charge oi -Foreman Dau   Matnieoou  I the raspberry crop.picking   is -eiTut-  j ing a feeling   of   diss--*lirbunion  and"  .-unrest   among   the   la'ter.      Girl?,  . women    and    Sons of  the Soil wer<r  .obtainable in suOic put niiiiiher-,'ind  . t he sUinrl is'laken that fhe\ had the'  prior   right   in   even- way to be s<--1  lected for this purpose.. Not only so, |  but   the   close   association   of 'the,'  Doukhobor settlers with the Service  pickers which will he almost an   unavoidable occurrence is   not greatly  appreciated   by the girls and women  especially.    At-much personal sacrifice the girls of the Lower   Mainland  helped successfully to pick the crop  in the valley I aft.' year, and it  is regarded as a poor acknowledgment of  their services-hist. y<-ar and this that  tIu; foreign-speaking element should  have been brought in  by   the   fruii  44,000,000 Pounds of Copper, for Fiscal Year End-  ing June 30  WHY CHROME ORE  IS SO VALUBLE  ' Before the committee on mines  and mining of the United States  house of representatives Van PI.  Manning, director of the United  Sta.es bureau of mines, gave some  very interesting testimony covering  a large range, ol subjects relative to the sources and the uses of a  large number of the special minerals,  among which was chromite, locally  referred to as  ''chrome."  ��������� Mr. .Manning testimony with   ret'  erenoe to chio-inte whs:  ������������������'ChromiU: is used as the alloy  ferro chromium of special st-'e's for  high spetd tools, of automobile  axles and sprii.gs, iuoouioiive frames  and    springs, certain    p;ut.s   of   ore  The Granby Consolidated Mining,  Smelting & Power company produced approximately . 44,000.000  -pounds of copper during the fiscal  year ending June, 30, according to a  New ..'York estimate. This is an increase over the 41,818,568 pounds  produced during the previous twelve  months.  Owing to the increased cost of labor and supplies it is expected that  there will tie a decrease in the earn  pigs for the fiscal year ending June  80 as compared with tbe previous  year.-  The average cost per, pound has  been estimated by a New York  broker at U-������ cents at Anyox and  21 cents at Fraud Forks on a market price of 23 cents. In Spokane  the figures are accepted as nearer 10  and ID cents respectively.  The estimate-.of the broker suggest-earnings of 64.320,000 or $28 a  rhnre, while the Spokane figur.s  give S0,22u,UUO or $34 a share. A  iiunlou uUiuority has est'maiut u  reduction in the earnings for the h^i  fiscal year us compared with the  pluvious, one when the earnings  were -Sou ;i sh.ire.  'h'-se    e.-,uiu..itt-s  crushing   apparatus,   in    projectiles, | |irtJ baSed ufJ lhe belief that S.UU0.OUO  applicant for the position of pound-'  keeper. Pie agreed to perform tbe | decreased by a net 2,500,000 gross  duties of the office at the same! tons> tbe pre-war tonnage, exclusive  salary as is paid the   aldermen, pro-iof enemy owned,  being  33,000,000,  vided the pound is left at its present location. A motion was made  that the position be   given   to   Mr.  while during the period of unrestricted submarine warfare the allied,  British and  neutral   shipping  sunk  \Vo.;dhead on the same conditions was 6,00U,0C0. Thus it will be seen  as he has served heretofore. Aid. that tbe United States output of  McCabe amended this resolution by new tonnage is going a long way to  substituting the name of James Nor-������ make UP for tUe enemy U"boat sillk"  grove for David Woodhead, and j inga' Alld wheu the American ship-  after Mr. Norgrove had expressed a builders get into their stride there  willingness to serve he was made the, can be I!0 doubt about tlie f ul]  unanimous choice of the council.  On   motion,   lots   17,   18, 19, 20.  block 2, plan 23, was   designated  as | exceeded,  the official pound of the city.  The rate and tax levy bylaw and  the rebate on taxes bylaw were reconsidered and finally passed.  program     of    United  States   construction being carried out and even  Married  The married of Pioy FJohr to Miss  Bonnie Steveson was  celebrated   or.  Mayor   Acres   drew  attention to Tuesday afternoon last at the Meth  of Trail. Some ot tncui wiil start  development work on the property,  while others will assist Mr. Tobias-  sen iu building the roadlrom Lyucu  creek to the mine. A carload of  horses, machinery and supplies alao  arrived iu the city trom Trail earlier  in the week.  The o vuers are fortunate in getting sucn a progressing and well  known company interested in the  property. The advent of the Consolidated company into the .JN'orth  Fork country may be the means of  developing the mineral possibilities  of that district. If it does it will  mean much to Grand Forks.  The fluorspar showing on the  property is said to be greater than  on any other property on the continent, and the Consolidated company will, it is said, mstall a diamond drill and test the ore body.  Fluorspar is used extensively in  steel plants as a flux for the iron  ores and hydro-lluorio acid is also I  extracted from it. A percentage of | ailtl gooseberries  at least 85 per cent fluorine is required for steel plants, while a  higher percentage is needed for  smelter purposes.  armor plate aud cannon linings, it  is also used as a refractory lining for  metallurgical furnaces, and its various salts'are used in special leather  tanning processes, and for chemical  colors and dyes.  "In 1917 the domestic production  is estimated at about 42,000 long  tons, which is a falling oil' of about  50,000 tous as compared with 191G  "The import comes principally  from Rhodesia and New Caledonia.  The domestic production   has   come  ! principally   from     California     and  ; Oregon."  A Patriotic Oiler  The Puyallup and Sumner Fruit  Growers' association, throuph its  president, W. Pi. Paulhamus, has  offered its entire cherry crop at market price to the United States federal government. This offer was in-  spired by press reports of the cherry  crop failure in Bnglaud.  pounds ol copper wt-.ic produced at  the Grand Forks smelter aud oU,-  000,000 pounds at Anyox tor, the  fiscal year ending June 30.   *  Additions to the company's mineral holdings are expected to oll'set  ihe depreciation of its properties.  A reduction in the cost of operating is expected to result from the  installation of two converters and a  coking plant at Anyox and the open  lug up'*of a coal property on Vancouver island. The increase, from  23h cents to 20 cents in the price of  copper is expected to improve prospects for the coming fiscal year,  although most of the increase will  be absorbed by the increased freight  rales across the boundary.  Prairie Wheat Crop  Saskatchewan is the greatest oi  the wheat growing provinces. It is  estimated   that   one sixth   of   then-  wheat crop fell victim to   tbe   hot.  Latest advices we have from there! dry winds early in theseason.  lion.  say that the British government has j Motherwell, minister of agriculture,  commandeered all the  strawberries | f(jela that copious   rains   would   yet  produce as good a crop as last year.  An offer to withdraw from their1 Until a crop is assured the retai  established market all their fruit if j merchants buy sparingly of fruit, a.-  necessary is certainly patriotic, no j they fear having to carry the ac-  matter what decision is arrived at; counts over to another yaar. We  regarding it. The estimated amount j hope the clouds will do their duty  of the crop this year  is  10,000,000  jn Saskatchewan.  pounds. I   .   j     Ludendorlf to Hindenburg���������"Say,  DOUKHOBORS NOT  WELCOMED ON COAST    j     Director   General     of     Shipping  0i<j   pujj   they   will   soon be calling  The advent of the Doukhobors on j Schwab,   speak u-g   before    Detroit,' y0U Behindenburg if you   don't get  toe fact that a great many   pigs  are ' odist parsonage here  by   Rev.   Gor-j the coast is not relished by  some of | shipbuilders, aai . mey were to play ' another move on."  being raised in   the  city,   but   that, don   Tanner.    The   young    couple  the   people   of   that   section of the \ a promient part   in   building   ships      liindenburg toLudcndorfi'-���������"They  very   few  ol   those who are raising | were from Barry, Washington slate,   province.    The   New    Westminster i faster than U-boats can   sink   them. ' wj'n soon be calling you Deludendoilt  them had taken out licenses.    Some ; about 150 miles to the south.   They  Columbian says: ' j"The  kai.-er,"he  added,   "is  due  if you don't plan a better one   than  persons, he said, who weie only en-  had travelled   by   automobile   to be      "The action of some of the llatzic, for the dumdest licking any one ever  the last one." New York Times.  titled to keep one or two pigs under, married under   the   Canadian   flag,  fruit  growers   iu   bringing  iu   the:u,,t."    the   bylaw, had half a dozpn.    The .and    were   accompanied by parents Doukhobor element to compete with j ���������- '     Only three automobiles were sold  licenses are free, and  arc  issued  so  who acted as   witnesses.    They   left  the national service girls   and   boys1     C. E.   L'-gg,   C.P.R.   trainmaster,   England   last  year for private um  that  the  health  officers may make  immediately on the return journey,   who   have   volunteered   to assist in   was in- the city on S iturday. one in every four months.  in THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  Wat dratrii Storks i>mt  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  <3. A.  EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) SI.00  One Year (in the United States)    1.50  Address all communications to  Tins Gkand Forks Sun,  PiionkIOIPv Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    UOLUMIUA AVENUE AND LAKE ST11EET.  .fields. They now do double duty, brisling earlier and working later.    Horses  were  conscripted for the army and French women  i have taken their place to draw the plows and  harrows.    Food production in France despite  the  efforts  of women, childen, old men and  cripples has dropped to one-third.  FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1918  .Reports from the United States wheat belt  are encouraging. This year's crop is estimated  to be 50 per cent larger than last-year. The  greatest acreage ever sown to wheat is officially reported, and by the June estimates the  crop will reach 950,000,000 bushels as com  pared with the record crop of 1,025,000,000  bushels in 191.5. The total wheat area to be  harvested this year is 58,881,000 acres, an increase of 12,600,000 acres over the preceding  year, compared to the average for the five-year  period preceding the war of 48,953,000. The  other grains also show a big increase. Despite  the big harvest, the food administration of the  United States is urging conservation to the  greatest possible degree, as every bushel will  be needed to save allied  Europe from famine.  In the royal navy and on the battlefield  are not the only places where camouflage is  extensively used. It is more or less���������mostly  less���������successfully practiced in Grand Forks.  People who seek popularity and public favor  dy deception may gain qheir aim for a short  period, but eventually they are the only ones  deceived. "  We often hear the statement made that the  next provincial house will'contain a very large  proportion, of lady members. We ai'p un  able to decipher the method of reasoning by  which this conclusion has been reached. Before we elect any more women to office, those  who have already been honored with political  preferment should be given time to make a  name or reputation for themselves. Up to the  present time their greatest achievement appears to have been to womanize s<>me of their  male confreres.  As  a  factor  in  winning the war tht  greatly outranks in value the horse.  mult  More than 1,000,000 Frenchmen have been  killed In war and 1,500,000 are physically unfitted by their injuries to cany on their farm  work. 'Th^ women are managing the farms  and doing most of the farm work. In battle  /ones, such as the Champagne district,women  did not forsake their work in  the fields  even  The housewife who is too busy to kill flies  one by one, or who finds that they multiply  too fast for that, should remember that there  are many odors, agreeable to most persons,  that will drive flies away. A few cents' worth  of oil of lavender, mixed with equal parts of  water and sprayed over the tablecloth and  round the dining room from an atomizer, will  keep flies away from food. Heliotrope^ honeysuckle, mignonette, geranium, white clover  and hop blossoms, too, are especially hateful  to flies. -So are certain colors. A room decorated in blue or wi-^h a blue light repels them.  As for poisons, one ef the best is a tablespoon -  ful of cream, a tablespoonful of black pepper  and a tablespoonful of brown sugar. Put the  nr'xture in a saucer, darken all the windows  but one, and put the saucer near that one.  Already the French people of Lorraine have  set up a monument to the memory.of the first  three Americans killed in the war���������a beautiful granite memorial designed by the celebrated French artist, Louis Majorelle. It  stands in a valley of Mo ur the -ot- Moselle, near  the ruined village of Bathelemont. All the  neighboring towns and villages, from Nancv to  the smallest hamlet,.contributed to the  fund.  Our optical Gaining plus experience enables us to  give you the best of service. If you are in need  of glasses or have any trouble with your eyes-, consult us.  A. D.MORRISON  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  ^  -J  If a member of the federal parliament or of  a provincial parliament, who is the manager  of a private company or corporation, secures  government patronage for his concern, an investigation is immediately started. In small  towns men often seek some minor municipal  office for the sole purpose of securing the  patronage of that department, even though  there are other business men in the town  capable of handling the business. If such persons do not know the law on thissubject, they  are   not wise enough to hold office: if they do  It Would.Be Awkward  A rather good looking young chauffeur applied for a position with a  newly rich family that aspired to be  considered of great social importance.  The mistress of' the house "interviewed" him.  "We call all our servants by their  last name,' she announced. "What is  your last name?".  "You had better call rue Thomas,  ma'am," replied the applicant.  ���������'No; we insist that you shall be  called by your last name. Otherwise  you won't do at all."  "Oh, I'm willing, ma'am, but I.  don't think the family would like to  use it."  "What is your last name, then,"  said the prospective employer, rathe  coldly  "It's Darling, ma'am."  Christina Lake Pavilion  Dancing   every   Wednesday   night  during season    Good music, good iloor,  good    roads.'     Refreshments   served  Boats for rent.  "In God's*mime, what are   eggs  and  tea  Compared with final victory1?"  You can read The Sun one year for  SI.00.  LAND REGISTRY ACT  when   German  shells   were bursting around  them. When the cannonading was heavy they! know the law, aud still persist in carrying on  lay flat on the ground, and as soon as there! the practiee, they are no better than any other  was a lull they would be up attending to their: lawbreaker. To say the least, it does not look  ^rape-vines. The wives of French farmers! well to see any kind of a public official pass  have  always  helped  their  husbands in   the'on his own accounts.  IN THE MATTER OF nil. that'jmrcol of Inii'd  formerly known ns I.ois 1, 2 und 3 and -I  lil-ck 13'MnpKS, bciiiK Subdivision of part  of Lot 700, Uronpl, Similkiimecn (formerly  Osoyoos) hivision of Yale Ui.-trict: mid  IN Till-: MATTKIi O li" Application M705F:  NOTICE is hereby given that I shall at the  expiration of one month from the date of the  lirst publication hereof issue a Certificate of  Indefensible Title in respect of tho above  mentioned lands, iu the mime of Hugh Allan  ninspell, unless in the menu time valid objection he mado to me in wriiintr. The holder cf  the following documents relating;{o said laud,  namely:  1. Deed, dated   20th    April, 189S,   Lloyd   A.  Mauley to Richard McCarrcn. of un undivided one-half interest:  2. Deed dated   1th  April, 1S99, Richard  Mc-  Cnrren to John A. Cninis;  is required to deliver tne same to me forthwith.  Dated lit  the Land  Registry  Office,   Kam-  loops, 13. C , th's 21st dny of June, 1918.  C. H. DUNBAR.  District Registrar.  '������������������&'-:  ?:::.>*'2t.r;<:^  YOU CAN BUY. A NEW SINGER  BY PAYING $3.00 PER MONTH  Old machines,* any make, taken in  exchange. Repair work done at reasonable prices. Drop- me a card and I  will call onmv noxb trip, about the  10th of each month.  H. WEBERj   Box 948   NELSON, B.C.  Grand Forks Address: Hotel Province  a  IS  Good  Priii tin:  nPIIE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Price lists  .    Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description;  Lot ns quote you our  prices.  ew lype  Latest Style  Faces  GREATER PRO DUCT TON IN BRITAIN.  Cricket grounds nnd all waste lands to bo cultivated.    Members of a Sports Club working on their  Grounds now under cultivation.  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Made   to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. C. McCCTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUE  Columbia Avenue ;m<l  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  jts advertiping columns.   I i ...    ,W.^..Ti"'1������r-������������g'51TnMllH^^ THE   SUN,    3RAND   FORKS    B. c  In Vacation T  Vacation time often means that families are separated, some members going  to holiday places. Separation, however, <>  docs not mean being out of touch with  each other. The telephone is then the  convenient communication���������inexpensive, with no loss of time.  Remember, too, that between 7 p.m.  and 8 a.m. you can telephone for three  times the day period for the same  charge.  His mother, returning from a walk  witn him, espied a, figure in the kifcch.  en with the housemaid.  "(Uarence," she said to her son,  "Mary's got some one in the kitchen  She knows perfectly well that I don't  allow followers I wish you'd go down  and tell the man.to leave the house  at once."  Clarence duly departed to the  kitchtn, but he returned somewhat  hastily a few minutes later.  "Sorry, mother," he said, "but I  can't turn him out."  "Can't turn him out?  Why on eartl  notf  "He's my sergeant" '  TELEPHONE COMPANY, Ltd  "WliO is this Mr Less who advertises so much?" inquired the dear old  English lady. "And he seems to deal  in everything, too. First it was 'Eat  Less Baead'; now it's 'Use Less  Gas'!"  Tommy, to Hun who ingratiatingly  offers Iron Cross��������� "No. , thanks,  Fritzy.".':.  Hun���������"Vot! You vuti't haf it. If  you' vas a German you'd haf to haf it."  Everlasting Evolution  He who would win the name of truly  Apple Opening Price       ', new hall.  They assembled at a chapel,  The British Columbia markets com- 'auci as 'it. was a warm day one of   the I Mn t������ ~~A     Y    i i ���������  missioner finds that the  all-absorbing   me'������bers   suggested   that 'they   leave ' ~  "?       '      llls ow������ a^ ^d the  great  prairie  their coats there  next,  And make the present ready -to''.fulfil  Its   prophesy,   and   with   the   future  merge.  topic  of   discussion    among  jobbers is   the  apple  situation."    All'     "Some   one   can   stay   behind and  have been  doing  a   little  figuring on   ^atch them," suggested another.  ;  i ,i ,       .i ���������   ��������� I     "What for?" demanded a third   "If   Ihe busy world shoves angrily aside  the problem, and so the commissioner' '"" .   uemanaea a tnita.    jr , i���������   ���������      i      ���������.,"        ���������   .���������  wo  nw   ,'���������������������������,-���������imi).   t-^/^M^,.   ���������,u ,(.   Ine man who scands with arms akim-  gives his own   impressions.    He hears   we  ftie  a ������'arjSm  oofc   together, what     ..    by ^  on   good   authority   that Washington  nef is the��������� for any ������' us tae   watc!l   Until   occasion   tells him what to do.  opens with   quotations from $1 00  to  th' clofches?"  S1.25 C grade.  His opinion is that British   Colum  hi a No. Wagners, Homes, and  apples  ' of   that   class, will   not  open    under  $1 80, and that Mcintosh   Reds   will  not be quoted at less than $2. 25.   He  will try to get something more   definite    by    another-   issue  of    the Fruit  Markets Bulletin.-Th^re is litt e prob  ability that'the figures will be   lower,  luiL a great possibility that they   will  he higher.   He does  not believe in ex  orbitant prices    A fair price con.Mder  ing crops and the purchasing value   of  the   dollar   should   be aimed at      If  bo'uii pricos should   obtain   a   si rious  rui t;iilnif-nt. of consumption   is   pos;-i-  liif.     He thinks his figures   represent  .-; liiir opi-i-iug price, just   as   Lincoln  decided   the   right   length of a-man's  legs   when   he   said,    "'They ought to  be long enough to touch the ground."  iS'i)   surplus;   no  deficit     This is the  cciinmissioner's sizing up of the   apple  | Pals  The editor of  American  Magazine  asked Private Peat one day to tell him  the most tender, gentle thing he ever  knew a soldier to do.     He  answered:  "Afte-i the first gas attack at ��������� Ypres,  in April, 191 o, I was knocked out for  a while and was in   the   clearing   sta  tion at Melville.  One day I was lying  there on a stretcher a poor, miserable  soldier   came   in.     He    was covered  with mud and blood     He was   minus  his oveivoat and   his   tunic   was   torn  by shrapnel.     He was soaked   to the  bone, for it was raining, and   he   was  shivering   with   cold   and pain.     Tho  nurse hurried to him and asked   what  had become of his overcoat.    'Oh,' he  said,    his    teeth ehattering,   'my pal  was killed back there, and  he   looked  T  out  great men's  18  future    works  destinies; :...  The   present   is   enough   for common  souls.  One age moves onward,the next builds  up  Cities   and   gorgeous   palaces, where  stood  The rude log huts of those who turned  the wild,  Rearing    fmm    out   the   forests thev  had fell'd  The   goodly    framework    of   a fairet  . ; state.  SYNOPSIS   OF  LAND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lands only.  Records will bo granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with  joint residence, but each making necessary Improvements on respective claims.  Pre-ernptors   must  occupy  claims  for  pnec.-  and  t inn' to buvY  ���������e   ������d<K  "'-It   is a good   ���������,-...,.o   must  uccupy  claims  for  five years  and   make   improvements   to  so  cold, lying   there   in   the   rain, 1    value of $10 per acre, including clearing  '   J     n ��������� and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  be  took   off  "ray    coat'and    put it over  him.' "  Entirely Umicessary  Tho town council of a small Scotch  ���������(iiiiiiiunilv met to inspect a  site for a  Outranked  War, under   present   conditions, is  a great leveler.    The son of a well to  do family   had recently   entered   service  as- a   private, and was spending  his Christmas leave at home  figcial Tread - Traction Tread"  THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE  Bnru.wji.mnn  If a motorist wants anything better than Dunlop  "Special" hell have to get  Dunlop "Traction Tread."  Dunlop  Tire &  Rubber  Goods Co.,  Limited  fore  receiving  Crown  Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and h;is made proportionate'improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  intermediate certificate of improvement  and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvements to extent of $300 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained on these claims in  less than 5 years, with improvements of  J10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption, if he requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title'to be obtained after fulfilling residential  and  improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 610 acres may be leased  by one person or company.  PRE-EMPTORS' FREE  GRANTS ACT.  The scope of this Ant  is enlarged  to  include all   persons joining and  serving  'with   His   Majesty's  Forces.     The   time  within which  the heirs or devisees of a  deceased   pre-eniplor     may     apply   for  title   under   this   Act   is   extended   from  one year from the death of such person,  as   formerly,   until   one   year   after   tho  conclusion   of   the   present   war.     This  privilege  is also  made retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision   is   made  for   the  grant   to  persons   holding     uncompleted    Agreements to Purchase from  the Crown  of  such proportion of the land, if divisible,  as  the   payments    already    made   will  cover In proportion to the sale price of  the whole parcel.    Two or more persons  holding such  Agreements    may    group  their interests and apply for a proportionate  allotment jointly.    If  it  is  not  considered advisable to divide the land  covered by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  of equal  value  selected  from  available  Crown  lands  In    the    locality  may  be  made.   These allotments are conditional  upon  payment  of    all  taxes    due    the  Crown   or   to    any    municipality.    The  rights    of    persons  to  whom   the  purchaser from  the Crown  has agreed  to  sell are also protected.    The decision of  the,.Minister of Lands in respect to the  adjustment of a proportionate allotment  is final.    The time for making application for  these allotments  is  limited  to  the 1st day of May, lf>19.    Any application  made  after  this  date  will  not  bo  considered.    These allotments apply to  town lots and lands of the Crown sold  at public auction.  For information apply to any Provincial Government  Agent or  to  G.  It.  NADKN,  Deputy Miriister of Lands,    '  Victoria, U. C  iat Brings  leStea  Yo  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  news of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeks more than others---  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't there  something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping every week. Aren't  you losing many of them  the weeks you do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store���������it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space regularly, and  be sure it is in THE GRAND  .FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this valley.  K$������  The GRANDFORKSSUN  Readers    Want   to   Hear  From    You   Every   Week  7  MMHMSI  assays  IMMffliMBggEm^g THE   SUN.    GRAND    FORKS,   B. C.  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy^ a machine at which you have  to6sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want  Sold on easy monthly payments by*  cTVliller C&% Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  Phoenix lodges, Knights of Pythias,  in Phoenix on WedneHday night.  Alter the installation ceremonies a  collation was served, and then dancing was indulged in until a late  hour.  here, there would nev^r be a  failure  of the banana crop in this valley.  Tb.3 beneficent rains this ��������� week  have put the Kettle valley on the  map as a grain growing factor. The  potato and vegetable crops have also  been greatly benefited.  News of the City  Sam Matthews has been very busy  this   week   hauling mining men, laborers   rnd   supplies up   to  Lynch  creek vfor   the   Consolidated,, corn  pany.  About    100   men   are   now   em-  ! ployed at the Granby smelter in this  city-  B. G. Grop Reports  A������assiz���������WeatheJ'conditions daring June decidedly unfavorable for  growing crops. Cereals, roots, hay  and pasture badly in need of moisture. : Live stock in fair condition.  Summerlaud���������June drop -in all  fruits very heavy. Present indica  tions show only medium crop in  apples, pears, plums and apricots.  Peaches on trees well attended to  have good crops. Hay crop will be  short. Grain will be-light under d-.^  farming. Season very dry and get  ting hotter.  Sidney,V. I.���������Drought conditions  continued during the month. Hay,  averaging one ton per acre, has been  harvested in good condition. Fall  wheat fair. Spring grains short.  Small fruits, vegetables, roots and  potatoes will yield low. Orchard  fruits fair:  Rain needed.  I  Bri  9 >^-  "Quality Jewellers"  We carry a complete line of Je\vellery,Silver\vare,  Watches and Clocks. Cultivate the habit of vising our store frequently. A cordial welcome  awaits you, and we will cheerfully show and explain the merits of whatever may interest you.  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty..  o������e Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  j  *. <!  \VYB. Cochrane is in Vancouver,  J. H. Ryley is at  Queens  Bay,   H.  L. Mackenzie is taking his. vacation  a pt)UIJCj until August 15.  on   Vancouver  island,   and   Grand  Forks   has  been   without   a  lawyer  this week.    We  hope  that all busi-  The   American   government   has  fixed the price of copper at 26 cents  The   employees   of   the  Granby  smelrer and mines had their   wages  ness has been transacted in  manner.  a   legal   raised 25 cents a day this month.  R.   J    ' .   Vermin Siddall, who is employed  MgCutcheon   and    family   ou the 6- & B- ������- section, was Oadly  moved to the city on Saturday from  injured yesterday.  Paulson.  !     The   registration      returns  Rjjy   Phoenix a population of 9-2.  give  S. Parnham, J. J. Lane,  J  uiond, Joe Ramond Wm. St. Lome ~~~    ���������~  and   Wm. Bigers   arrived  in    town Miss   Irmalnghram   and    Miss  .fioiu   Slocan- City   on   Tuesday to JstellaVVright have complete^ their  work for the Consolidated company. tbiree y������ars' training as uurses at. the    Grand    Forks  hospital.      They   re-  F. McGrathY the  lumberman, re- ceived   medals,  and   diplomas   for  turned to his home in Minnesota oh having so successfully  passed   then  Tuesday. examinations.   Miss Inghram is act    ing as a private nurse   in   Spokane,  Mr. and Mrs. W. J.   Meagher   re vvhiie   Miss    Wright   is   connected  turned, on   Monday   from   a   two with the nursing staff of theOroville  months' vacation trip to Vancouver, hospital.  Wash., and Portland.  THE WEATHER  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Y ' Max  5���������Friday    !S6  fi���������Saturday   ....  So  7���������Sunday  90  S���������Monday  89  9���������Tuesday  88  10���������Wednesday ..  73  11 ���������Thursday  SO  July  Min.  47  49  47  51  61  63  49  Iii.cli.ex  -Rninf: 11  040  Lawyer���������I must know the   whol-  i ruth before 1 can defend   y >u   sue  ces^fully.   Have you told me   every  thing?  Burglar;���������Everything exoppt w'here  [ hid the money 1 wan' that to  pay you with���������if. yon  get   me   off!"  At the annual meeting of the   Mc  Lome A. Campbell, of  Rossland,   Gillivray   Coal   &   Coke  company,  manager   of   the    West   Kootenay  held   at   Coleman, Alta.,   recently,  Power company, was in the city   on Lome   A.   Campbell,   of  Rossland,  Monday. i was re-elected president; J. A. New-  1 ell, of St. Paul,   Minn.,  W.   H.   Beach, of Chriftina lake,  wa3 in the city on Tuesday.  vice president,    and   'C.   B. Smith secretary  ��������� treasurer.    The officers, with Henry  Sam Matthews took a mining en-  L Simons, of  Glencoe, Minn.,   and  gineer connected with   the  Cor.soli-! FilzhuSh BurD8' (,f Sl Paul' Minn ���������  dated company up to  Lynch  cr������;ek ' compose the members of   the board  this morning.  Monday night  was   the warmest  of directors elected.  Half a dozen automobiles  carried  night that the oldest inhabitant has about fifty Grand Forks knights to  ever experienced in Grand Forks, j the joint installation of officers of  Jf all summer nights were like  that i the   Grand    Forks,  Greenwood and  sories is now complete.  Our stock  of bicycles  and acces-  Our new 1018  Bicycles can not be beat in finish and quality.  Before buying anything in the bicycle line get  my prices first. .Don't order out of town. I  will give you close prices, and I only sell first-  class goods.  SQUARE AND HONEST DEALING- A lar������e assortment of different styles of Tires and Tubes for bicycles and motor cycles always  iu stock. I carry everything in stock in the bicycle line, for both  English and Canadian stylos, and I have a full equipment of tools for  all kinds of repairing. I also sell first grade of heavy motor cycle  oil.    Send me your bicycle and T wiil see that you are satisfied.  I ALSO DO BLACKSMITHING in al! its branches, Woodwork,  Brazing, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, etc. Open on Saturday night rill  10 o'clock.    BICYCLES SOLD ON TERMS.  J. R. cTWOOYBOERo  Blacksmith and Bicycle Dealer  Opposite Grand Forks Garage  Your Home Is Vital  Sector in Food Line  There is conservation in the sowing  of the wheat, reaping of the wheat,  threshing of the wheat, its storing in  the farmers' bins, and in its handling  at the elevators.  There is conservation in the milling  of the flour, the transportation of the  flour, and its sale by wholesalers and  retailers.  Thtre is conservation in the baking  nf bread and its distribution from the  bakery door.  There is conservation in hundreds  of hotels, restaurants, and dining cars  in the country.  Is there conservation in your home?  Remember that it is a vital sector in  the food line.  SAYS LEMON JUICE  WILL REMOVE FRECKLES  Girls!   Make this cheap beauty lotion  to clear and whiten your skin.   .  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  .  Squeeze the Juice of two lemons into  a bottle containing three ounces of  orchard white, shake well, and you have  a quarter pint of the best freckle and  tan lotion, and complexion beautifler, at  very, very small cost. o  Your grocer has the lemons and any  drug store or toilet counter will supply  three ounces of orchard white for a few  cents. Massage this sweetly fragrant  lotion into the face, neck, arms and  hands each day and see how freckles and  blemishes disappear and how clear, soft  and white the skin becomes. Yes! It  is harmless.  Job Printing at The Sun office a-  practically the snme prices as before  the big war started.  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotkl, Fihst Stukkt  Wise wives won't  vi?aste'.  BOOT    REPAIRING  You can read The Sun one year for  81 00.   Christina Lake Pavilion  Dancing every Wednesday night  during season. Good music, good  floor, good roads. Refte>Iiments  served.    Boats for rent.  9-  I  >���������*���������������������**���������*���������������������������*������#  i LISTEN TO THIS!  SAYS CORNS LIFT  RIGHT OUT NOW  TAKK   your   repairs  to   Amison, sboe -re  liuirer.     The   Hub.    l.ooi'   for  the   Blf*  Liool.  AUTO LIVE  AT YOUR  SERVICE  ���������������������������������������������. *..���������..o..  j You reckless men and women who  are pestered with corns and who havo  j at least once a week invited an awful  death from lockjaw or blood poison  ! are now told by a'Cincinnati authority  | to use a drug called freezone, which.  I thomoiaent a few drops are applied  | to fttiy com, the soreness is relieved  j antf scon the entire corn, rcot and al},  j lifts fiuVtflth the fingers.  ������I4Ja U sticky ether compound which  ; dries   the   moment   it   is   applied   and  simply shrivels tins corn without inflaming   or   even   irritating   the   surrounding tissue or skin.    It is claimed that  a quarter of an ounce of freezone will  cost very little at any of the drug stores,  , but is sufficient  to rid  one's  feet of  \ every hard or soft corn or callus.  1    You are further warned that cutting  it a corn is a suicidal habit.  SAFETY FIRST  When you are in   the   Boundary  Country stay at the '  Hotel Province  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  A new brick and marble building,  .strictly fireproof, with iron lire i'.scmpes  and 200 feet of 2 inch hose. Hot and  cold water; bath on eai.h floor; 52 bed  rooms, barber shop, pool and billiard  rooms and sample rooms all under the  same roof.   We cater to tourist   trade.  Modern Rigs  and Good  Horses at All  Hours  at  the  Mode!  Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  HANSEN 8 CO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Oi-tu.k!  F. Downey's liigar sture  t  Tki.kimionkm  oki-u'k, itnii ^fr-et Q'i'on? '���������'<  l(ANSr..s'.s liHSlDKM'K   |t;!), Ul ol al J C'������l   ;.  I'l  IMPERIAL  ������*w^������Mr������^rfixrwrwtrtTei-rM������**.j*TT-.*rj t>  r������ PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL    ~  Fresh Tob  accos  AND !  OFFICE AT R. PETRIE'S STORE  PHONE 64  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  W-   I-  Meagher, Prop.  B&i^K

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