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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Jul 4, 1919

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 ������*-itkiSiMfctf������sttwajSb^^  i*5P  -*������i������i������*^rw ������r*s*rj^:i*3r^wjsm.������j^ tfKWitfjH'^-ftja '^cvjii������* v^^to^wi^tw^F^w  'V  *���������  Kettle Valley Orchardist  ^'Ctor'.AuJ  ^***t  /v  18TH- YEAR-No. 36  GRAND FORKS - B   C, FRIDAY,   JULY 4,  1919  "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PER YEAR  Pupils of Public School  Who Received Honor  Rolls for Proficiency, Deportment and Regularity of Attendance  Jones,' Del berc Kirkpatrick, Violet:  Logan, Laird McCallum, Annie Mc-  Gutcheon, Robina McCutcheon, Fred  McKie,. Bruce McLaren, Louise Mc~  Pherson, '.Francis O'Keefe, Lillian  Pell,GenesRossi, Francis Shannon,  Elaine Burr, Eileen Weber, Robert  Foote (recommended), Childo Pisa~  creta (rechminended).  Remaining    in   Junior.. Second���������  VALLEV RANCHERS  The following pupils of the Grand  Forks public school ware the winners  of the honor rolls provided by the  department of education:  For Proficiency���������The Bank of Commerce medal for highest record in the  year in principal's class, Gladys ' Mc-  Lauchlan.  Honor Rolls���������Frances Padgett,  Clifford Brown, Grace Graham, Rnth  Larama, Alberta McLeod, Isabel  Ernies, Elton Woodland, Faye Walker,  Bertha Muiford, Clarence Truax.Jean  Donaldson, Una Hutton, Mary Acres,  Ethel McKim,  Charlotte Acres.  For Deportment���������Helen Simpsou.  Anna Crosby, Nellie Ybun'e,  Gordon  :'"\ McCa'lum, Dorothy Gray, Edith Mat  thews, Edmund Crosby,  Eugene   McDougall, Helen  Hansen. Y  For Regularity and Punctuality   of  Attendance���������Frances Latham,0.swaKl  Walker,    Clara     Brnnner,      Charles  Cooper,    Irene "Frankovitch,   James  Needham.    William   Sorebneff,     lye  Waldron   Hilr'a Smith,Bertie  Scott,  i _    Clarence   Mason.   Dorothy   Latham,  H-izel Waldron; Lizzie-Gordon. Janet  Bonthron,    Peter   Santano.    Aubrey  Dinsmore, Delbert Evirkpatrrok,   Parma Cooper, Clarence Fowler,  William  Henniger,     Thelma      Hansen,   Roy  Cooper,    Arthur  Latham,   Euphemia  McCallum,  Elizabeth McCallum  Tommy Allen, Grace Brau, Grace  Glaspell,' Martha Otterbine. Willie  Mola.'  Promoted' from   First   Reader to  Junior Second���������Linden Benson, Bruce  Brown, Parma Cooper, Edmund Crosby, Edmund Eureby, Clarence Fowler,  Lilia   Frechette,    Willie    Henniger,  Lloyd Humphreys, Una Hutton, Ena  Liddicoat,    Alexander    McDougall,  Agnes   MacKerizie,   Gordon   Massie,  Arthur   Morrison,    Helen   Nystrom,  Jessie   Ross,   Frances   Rossi,    Ruby  Savage,   Ruth Savage,  -Mary Acres.  Thelma Hansen,   Eric  Clark,   Helen  McKinnon,  Hallett .Norris,-    Daniel  McDougall,'Edna'; Wiseman, Wilhel-  mina   Do Wilde,'Florence Herr, John  Kingston, Walter Manson,Glen Murray, Hazel Molt,Bennie Gchampaugh,  Harvey    Weber.      Recommended���������  Herbert   Pompier j    John    Dompier,  Gordon Harkness! Hairy .Nucich.  Remainining   in   Senior Second���������  Charles Shannon".  Promoted from Junior   Second   to  Senior Second���������-John   Adams, Velum  Hunter, Bertha. Muiford,   Lawrence  O'Connor, Francis Otterbine,  Arthur  Adams, Jessie Allan,   Theodore   Asi-  mus,Pauline Baker,Arthnr Bickerton,  Annie    Bowen,     Antone   De Wilde,  ^Aubrey   Dinsmore,   Jessie    Downey,  ^Eugene FiUpatrlck, George Hadden,  Dorothy   Heaven,   .-Marion      Kerby,  'Dewey Logan,   Margaret  Luscombe,  [i'Edith Matthews, Donald   McKinnon,  Helen Mills,   Robert   Shannon,    Joe  Simmons, Ben  Steele, Polly   Svebiis-  heff, Arthur  Teabo, Clarence Truax,  ;'Ellen  Wright, Edna Japp, John Sail  tano (recommended)  Remaining in   Junior   Third   B���������  I;Margaret Hacking, Merle Steele  Mass Meeting of Farmers  and Citizens Resolve to  Urge Government to  Start Immediate Construction on Promised  Irrigation System  The  mass   meeting  held in   the  Empress theater last  night .for the  purpose of urging the Victoria  government  to take   immediate action  in the construction of the  proposed  irrigation system in this valley was  probably the best  attended  gathering that has assembled   in   the city  for manyyears.   Entire  unanimity  prevailed, and the   business   of   the  meeting was transacted without any  jarring or unpleasant  controversies.  C. H. Kerman was elected  chairman.    There  were 45,000  acres of  land in valley, he   said, that could  be brought under irrigation  by   the  proposed  system,   and the  cost be  estimated  at   from  S6U   to $70 per  acre.    The   loss  sustained   by   the  ranchers this year from   drouth,  he  felt justified in saying,   would   have  installed the system.    ������������������������������������-���������  J. T. Lawrence gave   an   account  of his   trip   to  Victoria and of  the  T. Macoun, Dominion horticulturist  of the Dominion experimental farm,  and   obtainable  from  the   publications branch, department of agriculture, Ottawa, information   on   these  insects is given, along with methods  for  their   control.    Common strawberry diseases and   remedial   measures as well as general  instructions  for the gardener .who is interested in  growing this fruit   are also included  in   this   bulletin.   Occasionally the  yield of fruit is severely reduced by  the   strawberry   weevil.    This is a  small dark snout beetle   which  cuts  off the blossom buds. Early varieties  of strawberries  appear most 'subject  to seiious  injury.   .In   addition   to  clean cultivation paotection may   be  obtained by coating the plants with  adust  composed  of  one   part  (by  weight)   arsenate   of   lead and five  pounds finely gaound sulphur.  (Ml FACES  Profiteers and Reds Alike  Menace the Peace of the  Dominion, Says a Great  War Veteran  Two Carloads Are Sent  From the Lynch Greek  Mill to the Trail Smelter  Winnipeg, June 28.���������In   reply to  a request from a number   of   members of theG. W. V..A. and   of  the  general public   that   the   executive  committee of the association make a  public statement as to its policy with  regard to conditions existing on settlement of the strike, John Newton,  vice-president   of     the    Winnipeg  branch of the.association, points out  that,owing to the Dominion convention   to   be   held at Vanucouver on  Monday next, June 30, it is  impossible   for   the   executive to meet in  the near future.  Mr. Newton,in his statement, then  mentions the stand taken by the Dominion executive and   as  to   which  legislation    has     been     requested,  namely:  1. A minimum  wage.  2. Insurance with   regard  to  unemployment, illness and old age.  3. Suitable housing for all.  4. Reduction in the cost of'living  by the elimination or curtailment of  The   first  shipment  of  fluorspar  concentrates from 'the  Consolidated     ��������� .. .   company's mill at Lvuoh Creek was   unessential    middlemen, ot    regula  work done in the valley by Engineer  made on Wednesday, when the Ket-  lions   governing   cold   storage   and  tie Valley line train   brought  down   otherwise  .    . _. Biker.   He also  read   a letter from  Promoted from  Second    to Junior  Mr. Biker, and a letter and   a    tele-  List of Promotions  The following is the list of pupils of  ihe Grand Forks "public school, arranged in the new classes; the promotions were made as a result'of the  term's work and the tasts held in  June:  Third B���������Walter Anderson, .Hurry  Acres, Gordon Clark, Lydia Colarch,  Albert Colarch, Marjorie Cook, Edith  Eureby, Edgar Galipeau. Alice George,  Dorothy Gray, Dorothy .Hunter, Edna  Hardy, James limes,.George John  ston, Paul Kingston, Joseph Lyden,  Vivian McLeod, Blanche Mason,  Marion   McKie,    Ellen    McPherson,  Remaining   in   Receiving    Class���������: Peter Padgett,   Peter Santano,   Faye  Walke, Kathleen Wi'kinson, Jane  Stee!e,Phyllis Smyth, Dorothy Mudie.  Reccommended���������Charles Anderson,'  John Graham, Frank Griswold, Maurice Lane. Francis Larama.  Remaining in Junior Thrd  A���������Ru  pert Sullivan, Ethel Wiseman  Helen Reran, Rosy ftorelli, Carl Brau,  Edward Crosby.Louise Dompier.Edith  Hunte -, Zelma Larama, Edmond Mil.  ler, Jennie Mola, Angus Morrison,  Majorie Otterbine, Mary Pisacreta.  Promoted from Receiving Class to  First Primer���������Harry Anderson, Augustus Borelli, Elvira Colarch, Ernest  Crosby, Raymond Dins-more, Laura , ~ ^^.^. ^....^ ^��������� ������i mium x-uulc, ituii-  Glanville, Catherine Gowan, Colin | cis Gordon, Arthur Hesse, Wallace  Graham, Jean Gray, Ethel Green, i Huffman, Kenneth Massie (recom-  A������������������D���������     u���������uu:���������.     i.i... - 'mended),    Pauline   Mohler,   Edward  Molt, Louis O'Keefe, Earl Peterson,  Margaret Ross, Winnifred Savage,  John Stafford (recommended), James  Shannon, Elton  Woodland.  Remaining in Senior Third B���������  Francis Crosby, John Lane.  Promoted from Junior Third A to  Senior Third B���������Vera Bickerton,  Janet Bonthron. Edith Clay.Gertrude  Cook, Harry Cooper,Earl Fitzpatrick,  I<Yed Galipeau (reconimended),Ernest  Hadden,   Bessie   Harkness,     Isabello  gram from J. E. Thompson, M P.P.,  dealing with, the proposed system  here. Mr. Thompson stated that  Mr. Biker's report would" be ready  in a few days. Some delay had been  caused through the government's  negotiations with the United States  government, but no insurmountable  had so far presented themselves.  Thos. Powers gave   a   contrast   of  the VV'enatchee valley before' iniga  tion   and   after  water had been put  on the land..  Messrs. Atwood, Glaspell,  Bishop  Promoted from Junior Third   B   to j and others also   participated   in the  Junior Third A���������William Foote, Fran-1 deb^g  two   carloads  for the Trail smelter.  The  concentrates  were  sacked and  shipped   in   box   cars.    This  shipment marks an important milestone  in   the   mining development of the  North   Fork  district.    The  mill   is  now  running  6teadily  aud   regular  shipments will be  made   hereafter.  About fifty men are  now  employed  at   tbe   Rock    Candy   mine,   seven  miles from Lynch Creek, and at the  Lynch Creek concentrator.  5.  Stringent restrictions with   re-  Agnes Hobbins, Ernest Hutton,  Evelyn Lines, Lem Jun, Jean Love,  Harold Lowman. Violet McDougall,  James McKel very, Cecelia Michelec,  Joe JNucich, Mildred Patterson, Donald Ross,Louis Santano,Ralph Smyth,  Edna Wenzel, Clifford Wekell.  Remaining in Second Primer���������  James Adams, Ernest Danielson, Anna McKinnon, Euphemia McCallum,  Eric McDavis, Dorella Norris, Edith  1'n.tter.son, Avelina Rossi, Jack Sale,  Bruce Smith, Joe Mola  Promoted from First Primer to Innes, Joe Japp, Jeanette Kidd, Vera  bacond Primer���������Charlotte Acre,Ethel I Lyden (recommended), George Man-  Birt   Marguorrte Birt, Patricia  Cook,   son,   Dorothy   McLauchlan,    Gordon  La^ n      /"i irr ������ r   ��������� ������-*��������� I ��������� >���������   ������   .. __*Y. '  I������eo Gowan, Carl Hansen, Helen Han  sen, Mary Kingston, Elizabeth McCallum, Gladys Pearson, Marjorie  Taylor.  Remaining in First Reader���������Fran  ces Molla, Elizabeth Mooyboer.  Promoted from Secoud   Primer    to  First Reader���������Ethel McKim, Fredes-  Lyden,   James    Miller,   fjeonard j  McCallum,Lillian Mudie (recommended), Lome Murray, Hazel   Nystrom,  ( Continued on Page 3.)  A  resolution   had   been preparer!  citing thefactthat when the   minister of lands visited the city a couple  of years ago   be   had    promised   an  irrigation system for the valley, and  that    the   present, with   the Granby  smelter closed down,   making  labor  conditions more favorable, was  an  opportune time tosrarl work on the  system without any expense  to  th^  government.    The resolution wound  up   by urging   the   government   to  commence  immediate  construction  on   the  proposed  system, so that it j  PRESENT DROUTH  SEVEREST KNOWN  HERE FOR YEARS  The severity of the present drouth  in the Kettle valley can be told most  j forcibly in half a dozen figures. During June of the present year (he  total rainfall was 0.IS of an inch.  En previous y.pars, since 1910, the  average rainfall here for the month  of June was 2.34 inches.  THE WEATHER  The   following   is  the   minimum  CUSTOMS REECIPTS  and maximum temperature for each  day   during   the   past   week, as refill be ready to  irrigate   next   sua-(corded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Mux.    Miu.  ont a dissenting voice, and,   to  udd J Juile   '21~Frkliiy   8u 'iS  I son's crops.  The resolution was adopted  with  more    weight   to   it,   each   rancher  present attached his signature to  it. I  A committee was also appointed   to , July  ._ ���������.,  .������.���������������������������.���������,     R.R.Gilpin,   customs   officer  at'carry on   the   correspondence   with  lJoMtesso,Alice Green,Arthur Latham,) this port, makes   the   following   de-' the government.  Jean   Clark, Norman Cook,   William ; tailed report of the customs receipts j   Strawberry Croj)  .,,      . ., ..,.--. |     There are several impoitant injects  Murdock   Morrison, Beverley j Grand Forks  8 832 2G ; which do severe  damage   to   ntraw-  ,   Owen   Clay,  Roy   Walker,; Carson         07.27  berry plants and  greatly  Ronald.     Arvid      Anrlui.urm  I P^^".- *��������� ������,. J  f  2ti- Saturday  25) ���������Sund'iy   30���������Monday   1���������Tur.--;iy   2 ��������� W'eunt sday ..  3 ���������Thursday   7:i  72  -SO  ������S  Steele, Charles Robertson,Alick Hob fat the head oflice in this city and at,  oins, Eugene McDaugall, Ruth Web-j the various ^ub-customs offices, fori  Hfer, Roy   Cooper, Nellie Berry,   Ian j the month  of'June,   1919: I  Clark    '"     "    '  Benson  Rainfall  -14  4o  ���������M  48  47  4G  .   U0U  Walter Ronald, Arvid Anderson,  Walter Asimns, Florence Brau. Jean  Donaldson, Georgina Grey, James  Hardy, Margaret   Hunter,   Dorothy  Phoenix  oG.Otj  Clark Campbell, priucipal of   the  Hillings,  Vlont, public   school,   left     vu wu greatly reduce the on Tuesday for his home in   Kettle  Cascade'cVtyV.V.y.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'        tj^og  crop every year.   In Bulletin No. 92,   Falls,   Wash.,   after   visiting for   a   "Tbe Strawberry and   Its   Cultiva-  short  time  in this city at the home I moved  TotaI  SI.O1S.08  tion  in  Canada," prepared   by \V.  of hi.-sister, Mrs. A. O  Frache.  gard to immigration and  naturalizu,  tion.  6. Suitable and equal opportunities for the children of all, nch and,  poor alike, with regard to form of  education, with Dominion government financial assistance and scholarships.  7. Support of the  general   princi- '  pits of mure periect   cooperation   in  industrial management as laid down  by the Whitley commission   iu  the  United Kingdom.  8. Real democratic gevernment  by means of proportional represenra-  tion.  "From tbe   foregoing   and    from  other statements recently published,"  says   Mr. Newton,   "the   Dominion  executive   obviously    believes   and  ample   confirmation   has   been obtained from the present  strike,   tbat  there are two main enemies to peace  and prosperity in Canada today, viz:  The proliteers among the  capitalists  and   the   reds   among labor,   it is  clearly the duty of the G.W.V.A. to  see   that   the activities of both are -  brought to a close.  "The strike bus not been  an   unmixed evil by any manner of means,  it has   awakened the  people   from  their   apathetic    slumbers,   it   has  shown the government that the problems of the   undesirable aliens, the  profiteers and the high cost of living  must be satisfactorily   handled   immediately   and   that if  tie present  government is unable to till the bill,  another government must   take   its  place; in other   words,   the   present  strike has forced public attention on  what the G.W.V.A. has been urging  on the government for months."  G  W. Gowland and   family   have  from ,I3remmerton,   Wash,  o Port Alberni, B. C. THE   SUS,    GRAND   FORKS,    B. G,  ������h? (&mnb Storks i>mt  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION  RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain)......... SI.00  One Year (in the United States) ..' '. ......   1-50  Address all communications to  TriK Ghand Forks Sun,  1 mm- 101 R Gkand Forks,' B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, JULY 4, 1919  Knock Yourself Down  ���������The question-is being put; straight to the  workmen in British Colu mbia, "Constructive  cooperation or destiu'ctive ������������������warfare?'-' Which  is it to be? Other countries are cited as examples, and conditions there are taken as the  standard for the base of operations, which is  neither fair nor reasonable, when it is remembered how different conditions are here. The  I.W.W. movement, which smouldered along  in America previous to the outbreak of anarch}' in Europe, quickly amalgamated with  bolshevism, and while the aims of the two'may  not have been absolutely identical, bolshevism  went -further and its policy of insane levelling  and destruction appealed to a certain class of  men who up to that time had not the nerve to  go the limit;  Events in Europe have proved that radicalism, like a great storm of tire, is working itself  out, and no good of any kind; has resulted..  Instead, there is-debris in its path, and murder, starvation and disease are rampant. Death  crowns its work.  Despite the fact that conditions on the  American continent are so much different than  in Europe, ranical agents endeavor to bring  about the same chaotic conditions that exist  across the sea. They presume that if radicals  could obtain such power in ilnssia that it is  possible here. They overlook the fact, however, that in this country, apart from the usu:  al number of discontents, tne great body of  workmen in all industries is laboring under  very satisfactory conditions, and that under  conditions proposed there is no prospect of  betterment.  . But we must realize that we are up against  the question, are we to be plunged into a  struggle between opposing forces which no  matter which side wins, must mean disorganization of society, and choas? Shall we have  destructive industrial war, or shall there be  constructive planning and mutual cooperation  between those who work and those who plan the  work? Every day each of us is called upon to  give this question serious consideration, for it  is constantly propounded on all sides.  Any one will acknowledge that if the world  can be shown something better it would not  hesitate to make the change. If there were  some system suggested to take the place of  that under which wc now work, then the  proposition would be worth considering. But  those who would disrupt the industrial world  offer nothing tangible to take the place of  what we now have.  They pattern their policies after those which  have been proved to be total failures in Kus-  sia, the country of all countries where radical  doctrines find support and where change could  be made, since industrial and social conditions are very bad compared to this country.  Radicals here even go so far as to pass resolutions of approbation and would even send  financial support, indicating by such action  that they favor chaos and anarchy.  What advantage can they offer, if you  and  I support them?    They can not refer  to any  place where such a policy has brought a single  benefit of any kind, and they  dare   not  men-  ion the misery and suffering that has resulted.  They forget that the system under which the  race lives today has been -developed after centuries of progress. They overlook to remind  us that improvement is constantly being made  here in working conditions. They do not say  that although we -may not be content with all  the details of the present system we have it in  our hands to made changes.  Shall we go about to make such changes in  a sane, reasonable, sensible way, or shall we  throw discretion to,the winds? Shall we 'level  the work of centuries, simply that demagogic  destructionists may show what ruin they can  accomplish?  . The question is a serious one. The answer  is important. While the reply may be a  straight yes or no, it is worked out by details.  As long as we remain on the job, we are building for the future, we are preventing ourselves  and our families from suffering. If we grouch  about this and complain about that, we help  to effect the ends of others who need our help.  Every day some little thing happens that either  upholds the policy of right or gives added  power to the forces that know no right and  acknowledge no standard. What are we doing fronv day to day? Do we stand firm,in our  own interests, or do we listen to suggestions  which emanate from those whose flag is liter-'  ally a skill rand cross bones?  Think what the question is, remember what  is at stake. Give your answer decidedly. That  man is foolish who kicks out from under himself the base on which he stands.  t-  *%  The class of men .in attendance at the irrigation meeting last night was an inspiration,  and augurs well for the ultimate success of  the project. The real farmers of the valley  were present, and they [made their wants  known in a manner that will lend additional  weight to their deliberations when presented  to the government. Too often in the past the  attendance at meetings .of this character has  been largely composed of shopmen and people  did not own an acre of land���������men who would  indirectly benefit by irrigation but who assumed no financial responsibility in installing  the system. For instance, it is indubitably  true that The Sun will benefit by irrigation,  but this fact does not give the editor the right  to tell a real rancher that he must mortgage  his property in order that the system may be  installed. For this reason we were glad to  see the city people, with one or two unimportant exceptions, keep in the' background last  night and allow the farmers to tell what they  wanted. When the ranchers, who will have to  pay for the system, make up their minds that  they want irrigation, they will undoubtedly  get irrigation. The government is not going  to spend a couple of hundred thousand dollars  just to please people who have no financial  responsibility in the enterprise, but only identify themselves with the movement from an  insensate craving to keep, in the limelight. In  future dealings with the government it would  be well to bear, this fact in mind.  The usual indications of federal and provincial elections are appearing on the political  surface. Thp names of prospective candidates  are now being freely mentioned. Some of  these possess some merit, and might qualify  to fill the positions to which they aspire with  reasonable dignity, while others who are endeavoring to push thomselves to the front  seem to have no other recommendation than  crass mediocrity and impudent 'gnorance.  If candidates of the latter type should unfortunately be selected, the people in a fow years  would be compelled to choose between bolshevism and the poor house. There never  was so great a need of honest, intelligent and  broadminded statesmen iu our legislative halls  as at present.  Sometimes causes-many arid varied disturbances in sepm-  ingly unrelated partsof the body.  Vision   is   so   important   that   r.he  brain demands vision  even att^e cost of nervous energy.  'Glasses   properly   fitted'will'restore   the   right   balance.  Have your eyes examrned at  A. D. MORRISON ,EffSSci4S  V  \=J  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the,machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments b^>  oMiller <M Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers -  Synopsis of  Amsmfrnsnis  Minimum price of first-class land  reduced to $5 an acre; second-class to  $2.50 an acre.  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only. ,  Records will be graiited covering only  land suitable lor agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions  with joint residence, but each making  necessary improvements on respective  claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make Improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence may be issued, provided, applicant makes improvements to extent of  $300 per annum and records same each  year. Failure to make improvements  or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  less than 5 years, and improvements  of $10.00 per acre, including 5 acres  cleared and cultivated, and residence  of at least 2 years are required.  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.  Mill, factory or industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; conditions include  payment of stumpage.  Natural hay meadowa inaccessible  by existing roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price, is made.  PRE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS  ACT.  The scope of this Act Is enlarged to  include all persons Joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within which the hoira or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act ia extended  from for one year from the death of  such person, as formerly, until one  year after the conclusion of the present  war. This privilege is also made retroactive.  No fees relating to pre-emptions are  due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918.  Taxes are remitted for five years.  Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August  4, 1914, on account of payments, feea  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.  Interest on agreements to purchase  town or city lots held by members of  Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired  direct or indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 31. 1920.  SUB-PURCHASERS   OF   CROWN  LANDS.  Provision, made for issuance of  Crown grants to sub-purchasers of  Crown Lands, acquiring rights from  purchasers who failed to complete  purchase, InvolviHg forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, interest and taxes. Whore sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may  be distributed proportionately over  whole area. Applications must be  made by May 1, 1920.  GRAZING.  Grazing Act, 1919, for systematic  development of livestock Industry provides for grazing districts and range  administration under Commissioner.  Annual grazing permits Issued based  on numbers ranged; priority for established owners. Stock-owners may  form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits  for settlers, campers or travellers, up  ������* ten head.  The next two or three meetings of the city  council should bring out some interesting developments.  You  can   not reach  The   Sun'd  [numerous  readers except  through  its advertising columns.  War    Saving?  Stamps   Promote  Thrift.  IS  Printing!  PJPHE value oi 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.  Let tis quote you our  prices.  ew -Type  Latest Style  Faces  Columbia Avenue mul  Luke Street  TELEPHONE  R101  'msmmmmams  wmmmmms asms efv3Mj������?/.*> imuhw) ������-*  YY  7.  THE  SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  >e Ready When. You  An observance on the part of telephone  usors on the following suggestions, will  save not only their time but will^also assure them better service: .  Look in the telephone directory and be sure of the number.  Do not call until you are ready  to talk.  Speak plainly and listen carefully.  OMPLETELIST  OF PROMOTIONS  ( Cintinued from Page 1.)  Kenneth Campbell,' Charles Cooper,  Fred Cooper, Anna Crosby, Clarence  Donaldsou, Grace Graham, Llewellyn  Humphreys, Thelma Hutton,Marjorie  Kidd, Lawrence McKinnon, James  Needham. BoydNichols, Leonia Reed,  William ScrebnefF, Evelyn Stafford,  Freda Stocks. Recommended-���������Mae  Crosby (geography), Mary Miller  (literature).  Recommended for entranoe to high  "Now I want to  tell  you   something else.    It is:    I have  just  received   the   most   mournful    news  thtough Serbia���������the   death   of my  son, Tony Miller.   You will well remember him.    He sold your paper  and made enough out of ii in about  eighteen   months  or 'so  to pay his  trip with his mother to Europe.   He  died od the 17th day of April, 1919,'  in   the  city of  Neusatr, Hungary,  where he was attending high school,  and was buried on Good Friday, the  iSth.  He aiways had  a good   word  lor you whenever he wrote.    He had  been troubled With heart and kidney  disease for nearly  a year, and  God  only knows what troubled  the poor  youngster.   He was was wishing he  was back and safe, so God took him  in  His  care  before I could stretch  my arms out for him again. He was  16 years, 10 months and 7 days old  when  he died.   Neusatr is  where  they got at the outbreak of tbe   war  aud had to stay.   It's the  first news  for nearly three years   I   have   received from them.  Mrs. Miller complains   that   conditions   are   aw,ful  there. She was on the  sick  list  for  four  weeks from, the shock.    Eva  and Beulah are well. Their only desire is to come back and stay."  ; school:    Frances     Padgett.     Charles  Walter Rashleigh, Henry   Reid, Stu-1 Bishop, Gladys McLauchlan,    Cecelia  .-i art   Ross,   Abafia   Svetlisheii',    Lucy ��������� Crosby, Jennie Stanfield, Eloise Staf-  Teabo (recommended). j ford, Lilian   Hull, Flora   McDonald,  Promoted from Senior Third    B to ' Tannis Barlee, Mary Beran,Reid Mo  Senior Third A���������Jennie Allan,   Pearl j Kie,  Helen  Simpson,    William   Nel-  Brau, Lillian Brown,Margaret Bruno,   son,  Walton Young, Oswald" Walker,  Sydney Buxton  Ida Ca tin iff, Herbert   Mabel Foote, David McDonald; Fran  ���������".Clark, James C'ark,   Lizzie   Gordon,   ces Latham,   Randolph'Davis,Harriet  Ruth Hesse, Laura Hunt, Rutii Lara-   Stephens.  nia. Dorothy Latham.Elsie Liddicoat, >      Failed    to\ win     recommendation:  ...,...:.;..._.���������..-Edna   Lus-combe,    Clarence   Mason,   Raymond Brown, Jeannette Reaburn,  Kathleen Muiford. Rita Niles.  James" Winnie Ross.  Veil, Lloyd Quinltvan. Emerson Reid, j ��������� \   Bertie Scitt. Juan Smyth.Hazel Wal  Nellie   Youri"     Recommended  d on,  News From Abroad  So far no decision has been handed down respecting express rates for  fruit shipments. British Columbia  shippers will therefore continue to  ship small fruits and vegetables at  former rates, as no decision can be  made effective before August that  alter the old rates.  It is expected that the commis*  siouers will have their decision before August, and shipments of fruit,  especially apples, made after August will likely be governed by it.  The market commissioner wishes  to moke the above announcement  in order to remove anxiety and ob-  stables now hindering sales of small  fruits.  -Ile^ina Frechette (arith.) Alplionsej     fn    eencJj        ]n   <,,.-���������   from S"0  Galipeau (spelling),   Kenneth .Murray ��������� , " . ,  , ..,P||jM���������\ j kane tor Ihe bun, LouisMilIer, who  i-romoteJ from Serr'or Third A to ! was formerly employed at the'Gran-  Jmior Fourth B���������-Wilbert Canniff, by- smelter, give? 6orne interesting  Mirk- Dompitjr, Herbert Heaven, j new3 eoncemiou former residents of  A'harta McL������od, Jeff Ryan, Hilda ! this cj (l[ have f()Und out that a  Smith. Ive Wav'ron      Recommended   ... ,,,.      ,    , ,,.,-,  -Giadvs Armsor, (illness), Marv lut ot '������)' ,,1(l trlerif!il hllv������ lett Grand  Fleming (illne-s) Hardy- Griswol.h; Forks, and a few of them have  (illness). Elizabeth Otterbine (arir.h ),'���������'died," he writes. "I like to keep  James Otterbine (arith.). -1 posted    I was in    Portland   and    in  pJ.-rnv"iM'-i"������Jl,,,i0r F������U,th A_ 'Vancouver' ^nsh.,'lHtely. In Port-  Tm.ii!!I.������.l r'rom'.Junior Fourth Bto,,|und l Um'v{ J" C' Bu^(' in the  Junior Fourth A���������Joseph Bishop, ���������' \>o-rt ro:jru and soft-drink hu-iirif'SSj  Ciilrb'-d Brown,. Irene Frankoviteh. j He is doing real good. J n-Varjeouvpr j  f'.harlotto Luscombe. Jack Miller, I I found Billy Meagher, al.-o m the!  Alice Ryan I^commenrled-Nellie conl-ecni(inery business, doing ,,k ;\  Allan.    Ruth   Lurebv, i'.lsie Nelson. ' ,. , ,-,..,,. ��������� 1 r. '1 1 "���������  tr     1 1 n ��������� 1;... " Nelson and Wilfrid Baker  doing <>.  Harold tjuinlivan. &  Promoted    from Junior Fourqh A'" k J aM ici g������od health.   It's pleasant  to Senior Fourth B���������Clara   Brunner,   to meet old friends  Osooyo's sent the first British Columbia Ring cherries to Calgary this  year. They arrived there on June  21 and were opened by S. G. Freeze,  the grocer, who pronounced them  very fine stock. In tun same shipment were some very nice Royal  Annes.  R. C. McCutcheon has received a  carload of dry iuuib'jr, and he is  now better prepared than ever before to execute all orders for cabinet  making.   ���������  '"Is he such a fool ms he looks?"  "No, indeed; more so."  Job Printing at  The Sun office at  practically the same prices as before  he big war started.  GUARD AGAINST FIRE.  One Reason Why.  TEABY  ISING  That Brings-  tlie Steady-  Trade to  You  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  news of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeks more than others���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't there  something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping every week. Aren't  you losing many of them  the weeks you do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store���������-it's  the steady advertising that  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 vallev.  <!'*  _������  leaders    Want   to   Hear  From    You   Every   Week .SUN-,    GRAND    FORKS,    B. C.  AKE your money work and earn something.  Sixteen Thrift Stamps are exchangeable for  a $4.00 -War Savings  Stamp, and for every War  Savings  Stamp you  accumulate the  Dominion of  Canada is pledged to pay you $5.00 in 1924.  ������1 Invest the interest on your Victory Bonds and  make it work and earn for you.  JS'ATIOX.VT,  WATl  SAVINGS   COJDIITTEE  (British  Columbia .Division)  Vancouver, IJ. C.  Wl   ftHfil  News of'the. City  eonipany, Trail;'was in the city; on  Saturday. He was accompanied by  his wife and two children.  Diamond drilling on the Emma  mine'was ' discontinued this week,  and''Mr. McKeuzie and his crew  left for Spokane on Wednesday.  .   Jann-.s King came down 1'rorri  the  Rock Candy mine on Monday.  IsYuneth and Helen. Campbell left  on Wednesday to spend the school  vacation with relatives in Prince  Rupert and Fort George.  In view of his majesty's recent  proclamation, and having.regard to  the desire expressed as to a general  celebration of peace throughout the  empire, the Don inion government  bus appointed Sunday, July 0, as a  day of general thanksgiving for the  blessing of��������� peace, and has also concurred and is appointing Saturdav,  July 19, for the peace celebration in  all parts'of the Dominion.  A  Complete Stock  of  Jewelry and Silverware  Everything that can please and charm your friend.  Before going elsewhere, give us a call and inspect  our stock.  "Quality Jewellers"  Bridge'Street^."- Next Door 15. C. Telephone Office  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty  J  Sheet music, vocal and instrumental, 15 cents,, at the Singer  Store.  Lt. Col. A. Bruce Powelley, of  Vancouver, superintendent of the  Dominion provincial employment  bureaus in this province, was in the  city on Tuesd'iy, gathering information in connection i-ith the estab  lisbment of a branch in Grand  Forks. H> st-Up'.d tint the prospects  of such a bureau being located hf-re  Vi-ere good.  atious ate being made to ship ore to  the Trail smelter as soon as Dr.  Kingston's motor truck arrives.  Ther������- i.-; also considerable activity at  the Mnple Leaf and other properties  in the camp.  Pte. Caughey McCallum,-who has  been on the firing line in France for  three or four years, and was wounded once, returned home on Monday  from overseas He was given a  hearty welcome by his friends and  the citizens generally.  E. II Gibson, of the Wept Konte  nay Power company, came in from  the construction camp a Fairview on  Saturday and spent Sunday at his  ho me in this citv.  Pte. Fred Wiseman, who arrived  in Vancouver from Siberia over a  month ago, returned to his home iu  this citv on   Friday.  W. M. DeCew, who formerly  operated the Smelter lake and Lynch  Creek sawmills and who is now  manager of a mill in the Peace river  country, arrived in the city last Sunday and left on Monday. He offered  employment to fifty lumberjacks to  go north with him, but so far as is  known he was unsuccessful in finding any idle men here.  Wm. Teilman, who has been a  resident of the district for a number  of years, left on Monday for the  east, where he intends to remain  permanently.  Harvey Hanson was up in Franklin camp on Saturday, He states  that there are now five men working  at the Union mine, and that prepar-  Fr-irik Latham, one of the oldest  employees of the Granby smelter,  'eft yesterday for Moose Jaw, Sask.,  where he has obtained a position in  his brother's store.  Roy Curran left ypsterday to visit  his parents in Victoria.  Corp. W. Thompson, formerly of  the Royal bank staff' in this city,  who went overseas in 1915, returned  to Grand Forks on Tuesday and is  visiting at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. G. A. Spink.  Arnold Carter left on Wednesday  for Kamloops, where he has secured  a situation.  Mrs. Ronald and Mrs. Cadoo  visited Mrs. Eureby at Christina  Lake on Wednesday.  W. M    Archibald, assistant   gen  eral   manager  of  the   Consolidated  ran  orKs Transfer company  DAVIS & HANSEN, Proprietors  Gity Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood For Sal  Office at R. F. Pelrie's Store  luor sale  Phone 64  Who Is Blind?  Will every per.1-on who rends this  notice, and knows' a blind, .man or  woman any where in Canada, kindly  send ihe name and addre.'-s of that  blind one to the Canadian National  Institute for the Blind, 3G King  Street East, Toronto.  The institute is conducting work  for the blind along the most modern  scientific lines and desires thaysacb  blind re.'ident of Canada should  have the opportunity of availing  himself, or herself of ,the benefits  represented by this work.  Lhe immense task of registering  every "case of blindtuss can only be  accomplished successfully by the  earnest cooperation of the public  generally. That is why we ask you  to send the names arid addresses of  tilind people you may know.  The following ��������� '.departments of  work are being actively prosecuted  by tbe institute:  Industrial department for men.  Industrial department for women.-  Department of field work.  Department of home teaching.  Department of prevention of  blindness.  Library department.  Department of after care.  Residence and vocational training center for blinded soldiers.  To send information or to  obtain  information   address   Tbe   General  Secretary, Canadian National  Insti  tute for the Blind, 3G King St. East,  Toronto.  Those wishing neat sign painting  to ornament their business places  should call on \V. P. O'Connor, a  returned soldier.  LIFT OFF CORNS!  Apply few drops then lift  sore,  touchy corns off with  fingers  r   CLEVELAND   and "  L   BED BIRD |!  I  Cycling  is  easy   when   you   ride  a  Cleveland or n Red Bird gl  Bicycle, the wheels that run smoothly  year after    ^������7 ffj if  year.    Price..      V&DfidU 1  Let me explain to you my easy sale plan on terms. ||  First class repair work done in   BUcksrnithing,   Brazing,   Alu jl  minum   Soldering, Oxy-Acctylono  Welding,   Woodwork, Ktc. I]  Open Saturday JSveniii&s Till il) o'C'loelc #i  "Welcome, love!" is a delightful little Italian  ballad���������a joyous melody from the heart of this  gifted tenor which is sure to find an echo in  the breast of the hearer.  O ben tomato, Amore! (Welcome, love!)  Y Red Seal Record 64772.   Ten-inch.  sprig]  new dance numbers  One by Sergeant Markels' Orchestra: "Sweet  Emalina,  My Gal"���������a one-step full of  instru-    *a/> ���������  mental surprises. "������&?.������  The other "While the Incense is Burning"     Jlcfj  is  a fox-trot  by   Earl  Fuller's Orchestra,  v^y  Both  on  one Victor  Record. ifWlM  double-face Record 18450.   Ten-inch.' &Q  ������=*--*\..  Come  ia   and let us play them for you A, &!^g  or any  of  the  SINGER STORE  H. WEBER, Manager  Grand Forks, B. C.  You can not reach Tbe Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  "  -  War    Savings   Stamps   Promote  Thrift.  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FORFINE PRINTING  rCfc^ac xfyt&SWJtt  Doesn't hurt a Lit! Drop_ a little  Ifrcczonc on an aching corn, instantly  that corn stops hurting, then you lift  ifc right out.    Yea, magic!  A tiny bottle of Frcezone costs but a  few cent's at fury drug store, but ia sufficient to xemove ev.-ry hard corn, soffc  corn, or corn betv/i'-n the toes, and the  calluses, without fireness or irritation.  Freo.or.o ia the ������������������onsatioin-'l discovery  [ a Cincinnati #'!������-n-:.    II ia wonderful.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAICK  your   repairs  to   Arnison, shon   re  ���������  pairer.    The   Hub.    Look for  the   Bijr  Boot.  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  W*#Ji  ^H:  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale HotkIj, Fikst Strkkt  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER  IN  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Made  to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Noatly   Dono  R. C. McCUTCHEON  WIlNlNiTEG AVEN0P  Omen!  F. Downey's ftQar Store  First Street  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs  and Good '  , Horses at All  Hours  at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street

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