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 - *'���������'-% ���������v&tt  i  ~>  \\\AXUM  e Valley Orchardist  SIXTEENTH YEAR���������No   38  GRAND FORKS   B   C, FRIDAY, JULY. 20, 1917  $1.00 PER YEAR  Chairman and Other Mem-  -   bers Address Meeting .of  Workingmen  and in some instances had found  them too small for the maintenance  of a family. He cited one case in  the Crow's Nest Pass where a widow,  after paying her grocery bill, was  one dollar in debt, having nothing  left to pay for fuel or rent, or buy  clothing for herself or for the family. He emphasized the fact, as did  also the chairman of the board, tbat  the spirit of the act was to prevent  accidents rather than to pay compensation, and with this end in  view recommended that safety committees be organized in all indus  trialworks. All complaints of unsafe conditions in "an industrial  enterprise sent in to the office at  Victoria would be treated as strictly  confidential by the board, and an  inspector would be detailed to investigate the charges. He recommended that the widows'compensa*}  tion allowance should be increased,  and favored the- passage by the  legislative assembly at its next session of an amendment to the act.  In cases where Chinese or Hindus  are killed, a settlement should be  made with their widows���������residing  in their home countries,, where living is considerably lower than it is  in this country���������for a lumpsum of  $1000, and the.balance of windows'  allotment ($4500) be used to support the widows who live in Canada.  Mr. Gilmour asked that a resolution  be adopted by tbe workingmen of  tho city requesting our member in  the legislative assembly at Victoria  to support, such an amendment to  the act.  In compliance with Mr. Gil-  mour's request, the meeting unanimously endorsed his views, and a  committee consisting of J. A. McCallum, Geo. O'Keefe and Mr. Newman was appointed to draft a reso-|  lution along the lines suggested and  to   forward it  to J. E. W. Thomp-  j *  son, our member.  E. S H. Winn, chairman   of the  board, was the last  speaker of   the  evening.    He made a thorough  explanation of  the  act.    The   board,  he   said, had   been  accused of not  paying compensation claims prompt  ly.    In every case, he   maintained,  where undue delay had  occurred, it  had been the fault of the workman-,  the employer, or  the  physician   in  sending in their  reports  promptly.  He  laid   considerable  stress on the  desirability of doctors tilling in   the  reports   of   injuries   to workmen if  the patients were not  in   condition  to do it themselves.    He stated that  in future all claims   for eompensa  tion would be answered three   davs  after   they   bad    been   received in  Victoria.    At the conclusion of Mr.  Winn's   address,   be  invited  questions from those   present.    A mini-!  IE TOLD TRUTH  Only by Facing the Facts Can  Full Measure of Unity Be  Hadfor War Preparation  Wednesday evening a large number of workingmen and other citizen gathered in the board of trade  rooms to hear from the compensation board the detailed explanation  of   the "working   of  the act.   -The  speakers-present were Chairman E.  3. H. Winn and the-other members���������Parker Williams and H. B.  Gilmour. E. C. Henniger acted as  chairman of the meeting, and introduced the speakers..  , Parker Williams was the first  speaker. In the course of his address he drew, a contrast between  the old compensation law and the  present. Under the old law the  workmen had great difficulty in obtaining redress for injuries aeceived  in following his employment from  his employer. The employer would  contest any action that was brought  by the injured workman, and the  workman, not being in a position to  get the best legal advice, the lawsuit  as a consequence often - extended  from tiwo to four years before tbe  case was heard in the courts, and  "'in the meantime the witnesses of  the injured workman had drifted to  all parts of   the world, leaving him  in no position to get his just recom  pense for injuries   received   unless  he belonged to  some  organization,  such as a uuion, to fight his  case in  the courts, and after  the  case   was  won  aud  the    compensation   paid,  from the division of the   money   it  looked as though the lawyer instead  of'the workmau had   been   injured.  Only about 26 per cent, on aa^aver-  age, said Mr. Williams, of���������the compensation paid under   the old   law  went  to  the  injured workman, the  balance     going '���������'. to    the    lawyer.  But under the new law   these  difficulties   had    been   removed^ as the  board had full power to   deal   with  every case.    The present compensation   act,"   concluded  the   speaker,  was not an experiment.   Over thirty  states in the American   Union  and  a number of the provinces  of   Canada had similar law*, and  wherever  they   bad   been   honestly administered tbey had proved a success.  The next speaker, H. B. Gilmour,  'reviewed the act as it is, and stated  that the amount of trouble the board  has in the past to get' injured .vork-  men   to  comply   with the filling in  and sending in of the report  to  the  board for  tbeir  compensation   has  been the the chief cause of  dissatisfaction.    He   stated   that in   many  sections of   the province there  are  still many claims to be  paid   under  these conditions, and requested tbit  all men who are injured should   in  overaPas ^stroyed four of the la"������t  every instance fill in Paragraph   No  7 of the accident report.   They need j  not be afraid of   being exposed   by!     Mrs  the   board;   the   board wanted this  the following  recipe, which  should | necessity has not   required it  iofermation   no   as   10   enable it to  have the matters of  complaint corrected. The hoard, during its tour of  soak the cloth in   clean  cold   water machines cross   the   Atlantic.    The  of   the   province, had .investigated  for half an hour and limy will cm-, wireless telegraph has increased tbe  The Financial Post has been urging Sir Robert Borden and his ministers, who know, to tell the country  all about the seriousness of the. situation in order that the parliament  and the country may unite on the  all essential questions of preparation  Only a fully enlightened country  can be depended upon to give the  complete measure of support tbat  tbe new cabinet, which should be  formed at once, will need in grap  pling with the grim problems ahead  of us���������a cabinet that must contain  our ablest executives. '  So ia.v, the government has followed the old policy of secrecy with  half warnings that have failed completely to rouse the people to the  necessity of unity, individual sacrifice and national action. Thi3 policy  has failed. It is time the premier  told^ the country the grave truths  that he knows, the facts about tne  menace that confronts us.  - - Tbe great mass of "Canadians do  not believe there is any possible  danger on our Atlantic or Pacific  coasts. They see no need lor conscription or any other form of readiness for the serious times ahead.  We have been criticized for writ  ing so frankly.-':',.On the other baud  we have been encouraged with ���������letters from some of the most important men in Canada. .The fact is  that the readers of The Post, having  the heaviest intereste Bt stake in the  country, are being, and will be,  more"seriously affected by mismanagement of national affairs than any  other group of Canadians. It is our  duty to them, to tell tbe nation of  the dangers and to suggest the  remedies. ,  Uncontrolled by tradition and  precedent, they do things differently in the states. We have just received a copy of a St. Louis newspaper containing an address by  Hon. Mr. MeAdoo, minister of finance in President Wilson's cabinet,  which confirms in nearly every particular what we have been saying.  St. Louis has been a very pro-German city, but Mr. MeAdoo spoke  earnestly and fearlessly on a  public  ocean warfare and is, of itself, an  additional peril to unarmed nat ons.  "We have always been an unarmed nation because we felt that  we were secure. Our love of democracy has been so great that we  die not want.to take even a chance  of militarism. ' We can no longer  delude ourselves. Do you know  what would happen if,.Germany  would be victorious, as she would  be if she could bring France' and  England to their kne.es? She would  take the entire British and French  fleets, release her own great fleet,  which has been tied up in .the Baltic during the war, and combining  these with the most destructive submarine fleet on earth���������because she  has it���������she would come here and  put the iron heel of conqueror upon  your shores. We should have to  fall back to the interior, and there  is no telling how long it would take  to expel the enemy, if we ever did.  "If we couldn't do it promptly,  do you know what would happen to  America? We. should have to make  the most humiliating terms that any  great nation ever made to get peace.  We should have to pay an indemn  ity that would represent probably  half the wealth of America, which  is $250,000,000,000, and you would  have taxation upon your shoulders  to meet that indemnity for a century to come.  "I am not trying to  alarm   you.  It is not my purpose to exaggerate.  I wouM   not misrepresent.    I  only  want to make yoiirealize, if you do  not already realize, that you are   in  the midst one of the   greatest   wars  of   all   time.    Because you are not  actually contiguous to it in a physical sense as the' nations  of   Europe  are, do not think that  you  are  not  concerned and that yuur fnture   security   and   safety are not immediately involved.    This is  something  you must realize if you would know  what to do in the present situation."  In speaking of the  financial  side  of   the  war  problem, Mr. MeAdoo  came out vigorously for prompt taxation measures:  "The worst mistake made by the  federal government at tbe outbreak  of the civil war was its failure to  impose tsxation vigorously and sufficiently. This led to a train of evilB,  hurtful to the credit of the "govern-  , ment, and resulted in unnecessary  sacrifices of human life.and treasure., The northern people were not  only willing but eager to bear large  burdens of taxation in order to  strengthen the government's credit  and to provide it with the necessary  fun-Is for the conduct of the war.  Lot us. not repeat that mistake. Let  us profit by that experience."  Making Three Trips Daily  From the Union Mine to.  Lynch Creek    ;  Yesterday Matthews & Peterson  started hauling ore with a Kepublic  motor truck from the Union mine  in Franklin camp to Lynch creek,  from which point the ore will be  transported to the Granby smelter  by the Kettle Valley railway. The  truck has a capacity of two and one-  half tons, and three trips "will be  made each twenty-four hours, three  crews being employed. The contract does not call for any specified  amount of ore to be transported,  but-for as much as tbe contractors  are uble to haul. Another truck of  the same type, with a capacity of  three and one-half tons, is expected  in the city in a few days. When it  arrives it will be Impressed into tbe  same service.  j*  platform and showed why the   Uni  her  were  asked, and   they were all |tf>d States had to enter the war, and  answered to the satiiaotion of  those Ifcold <>* the real   dangers.    Even St.  who bought information.  A Berne, Switzerland, dispacch of  the 16th inst., says that according  German reuorts recived there  American warships convoying the  first American expeditionary   forces  tvpes of German  submarines.  Louis understands.  Mr. MeAdoo said in part:  "German submarines have crossed  the ocean. Only last summer one of  them visited the harbor of'Newport,  was received hospitably-t>y our people because we were then at peace  with Germany, left within a short  time and sank merchantmen off the  New England coast   The flying ma-  THROUGH SERVICE  BY THE V��������� V. k E.  Xuw York, July 17.���������Never before has New York paid such homage to the soldiers of any   nation   as  was accorded the 48tb  Highlanders  of  Canada   today.    From  the moment the stalwart band of Canadian  fighting men swung into  Broadway  from   the   Battery   en  route to the  city hall, until they entered tbe Tlsi  armo/y at the end of  their  march,  the}' received a continuous ovation.  To tbe stirring music of   a   bagpipe  band and clothed in the picturesque  costume   of   the   Highlanders, the  4Sth marched so  impressively  tbat  even   staid   and   busy  Wall street  ceased business   to   cheer   for   tbe  men   whose colors =vere among the  first   overseas   to  reach  the battle  fields of France. *   '  At the city hall Mayor Mitchell  was waiting to accord a hearty welcome to the Canadian visitors,who6e  appearance he described as inspiring  and whose mission he hoped would  be a great success. Responding to  the mayors welcome, Gen. White,  in charge of British recruiting in  this country,declared it was a happy  augury to have Canadian regiments  on United States soil, "because at  this moment Gen. Pershing and his  men are going forward on   the   Eu-  chine   has  not   yet crossed the At-  C. A. S  Atwood vouches for'lantic,   simply     because    military  But'  be valuable at fiis season of tbe ! if Germany succeeds in crushing the  year: To remove strawberry stains, Rallies in Europe you will SPe  flying  Mayor Acres and family moved  to Christina lake last Monday for a  month.  ropean fipnt to fight for the same  A special committee of the board cause tnat Canada has bo valiantly  of trade, says the New Westminster ancl heroically fought lor.  Columbian, reported at tbe meeting  last evening on steps taken to improve service between the coast and  the Similkrmeen via the V., V. &  E. railway, with a view to facilitating trade which at present, it is asserted, is going east, when it should  naturally come west, owing to lack  of proper accommodations. -For instance, at present a passenger heading for the Similkameen must take  a mixed train to Hope, lay over  there for the C.P.R. night   train   to  some  cases  of  widows' allowancea pletely disappear.  flexibility   and     formidableness  of  Princeton, and then   make   another  wait there for the through train. A  through service, preferably by day,  is wanted, daily if possible, or at  least three times a week. Accordingly a letter has been sent to Louis  Hill, president of the Great Northern railway, and copies to local  stents. So far no reply has been  received. J  THE   SUN,    GRARD   EO&KS,   B. C.  I' -1  S. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00  One Year (in the United States)     1.50  Address all communications to  Tiik Grand Fouks Sun,  Piroyw 101 ft ������������������ Guano Forks, B. C.  office:   column* a avknue and lake struct.  ping than is generally known.   Up to the first !^=  'of the year, 2781 vessels had passed   through  jit. Nearly half of them were British; a third  j were American; the others carried   no  fewer  .than nineteen different flags.  He was a wise king of old who, confronted  by many a sorrow and bitter expearience..  learned the wisdom of saying, "This, too, will  pass!"  e Bride's Choice  ;^  Nowadays is a handsome-piece of Cut Glass. You will  find in our new stock the very piece that suits her.  Don't let the price alarm you���������our $5.00 pieces, will  surprise you.  FRIDAY, JULY 20,  101.7  The following comment on a vital question,  by. the Ladysmith Chronicle, follows our own  line of thought so closely that we have  decided to conserve our  own   brain  energy  by  reprinting it.'   We were, in fact, on the point  of commenting  on  the   matter  in  a similar  strain'when we picked up the Chronicle, and  had the paper arrivedaa day later we should  probably have been  accused of filching our  ideas:  'The findings of W. F. O'Connor^K.C,  with,regard to the enormous profits that are  being made by the meat men will probably be  found to be correct oh  closer investigation.  The people of Canada have been economizing  in their  consumption  of meat in   order that  firms like the William Davies company might  amass enormous fortunes. It is stated that P.  Burns & Co. bought 200,000 dozen of eggs at  (i cents per dozen ,under the market price on  the date purchased, and sold them at .a profit  of 1G cents per dozen.    Of course  the  consumer suffered, and  Mr.  O'Connor remarks:  'It is not illegal, but it is not respectable.'   Is  it any wonder that we have socialists', anarchists and I.W.W.'s in our midst with this sort  of manipulation going on?  Surely the. government can  do  something to prevent the continuance of this wholesale jobbery."  A   few week's ago  a cedar tree that  has  been lying prostrate in the forests of Washington for at least fourteen centuries was  sawed into perfectly sound shingles. Thc time  that has elapsed since it fell was shown by a  tree that had grown up astride the fallen cedar  and that had 1380 annual rings. That is one  of the longest known periods in which timber  exposed to the weather' has remained free  from decay; but there are records of wood  that, having been kept dry or continuously  covered with water or ice, has lasted even  longer than that.  That was a clever  hands as w������ll as voice.  saying:  'Kindness   has  The great, variety of* articles shown will make selection  easy, and we guarantee that, no other gift will look as  beautiful as yours. Come and examine our stock-.  You will be just as welcome as if you purchased.  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. G.  A. D. MORRISON  -j  It is doubtful if there has been a legitimate  raisein the price of any commodity since the outbreak of the war..   Even the onerous and sensational advance in the price of paper would,  we are inclined to  believe, 'we'found to be  wholly unjustifiable by an honest investigation.    The only remedy for this state of affairs seems to be the internment, banishment  or hanging of the war profiteers.   At present  they are in full control of all of the essentials  of the people, and they are adding insnlt to  injury by posing as patriots simply because  they have sent some of their workmen to the  front. ���������%    ��������� ���������  A municipal abattoir at Baton .Rouge,  Louisiana! We do not know of a single ond  in the north. From every point of ,view���������  health, sanitation, economy, humanity���������the  municipal abattoir is the thing. Every city and  town following the old methods of slaughter  should be ashamed of itself. The private  slaughter house is chiofiy noted for filth and  cruelty.  China is having a hard struggle to decide  upon the form of* government she wants. The  present indication is that the republic will  triumph. In this progressive age, once the  people have imbibed of real liberty, they seldom go back to the Dark Ages.  A New York pug is bemoaning the fact  that he can find no one to fight. It is a pity  that he never thought of going to Flanders.  To the horse, in-spring, a. little' grass each  day, we imagine, must taste quite as good as  the'first strawberries of the season do to us.  And then to the horse it's both, meat and  medicine. .  Just a few of Our Exclusive Specialties  THE GOAL EVERBEARING APPLE���������The only everbearing  apple in existence. A- delicious 'all-(he season fruit. . Pine  trees, each ". ;    #1.00  THE VANDERPOOL RED APPLE���������Thegrout export apple and .  keeper.     Each   50c  THE ORENCO A PPLE���������The bent dessert apple.    Ewh  o()e  THE YAK.IMENE PEACH-APRICOT���������A remarkable combination of the apricot and peach.  Hardy. Each 81.00  THE VROOMAN FRANQUETTE WALNUT���������Produces food of  great nutritious value on a highly ornamental tree.  Each SI.00  THE SOUVENIR EVERBEARTNG RASPBERRY���������The  greatest everbearer.     Hundred Sl-t 00  Special Sample Offer  We will send PREPAID to your nearest station next Spring one  of each of these splendid trees and a dozen of Souvenir Raspberries 'on  receipt of a $5 00.bill, or CO D 85.50. Orders should be placed NOW  for these or any other of our- well known stock. We do not ship into the  interior in the Fall.  We issue a SEVENTY PAGE CATALOG of Fruit and Ornamental  Trees, etc., also an ARTISTIC ROSE CATALOG. These will be sent  on request, together', with a pretty colored calendar for this month'-  We have a vacancy for'afull-time salesman, also for one  or two- men ���������  with spare time. .  N.B.���������It is MOST IMPORTANT that ORDERS be sent in AT  ONCE;    The stock must reserved NOW.  ^British ColumbiaNurseries Co.,Ltd  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C.  Nurseries at Sardis.  Thucydides makes the Athenian envoys to  Sparta say:- "War is the last thing in the world  to go according to program." No war ever  more truly illustrated this ancient aphorism  than the present one.  The man who works to better the conditions  of his sub-human brethren in any respect, in  doing so is working to better his own kjnd.���������  Jack London.  Advertise in The Sun.   It has ther  largest local circulation.  IMPERIALS PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL  As to free speech. This is what Wendell  Phillips said: "The community which dares  not protect its humblest and most hated member in the free utterance of his opinions, no  matter how false and hateful, is only a gang  of slaves."  The Boston Herald editorially in this later  day presents the same principle: "The thing  to remember is that this is a free country and  that one of the things which we should prize  most highly is our freedom of opinion and its  expression."  He was a wise man who said, "Tolerance  means reverence for all the possibilities of  Truth."  Fresh Tobaccos  All Leading Brands of" Cigars  "Soft Drinks  ������-r.' ������^-|lf ,i^ J.ji,  HANSEN SCO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  ICE FOR SALE  .   . Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Telefhonks; . ���������  Office, RK6 tfpcl Qfpppt  Hansen's Residence. R38m01 ������"*������������������l  AUTO LIVERY  AfYOUR  SERVICE  It is during times like these that each of us  should refuse to add by his own speech to the  bitterness and hatreds that war inevitably  breeds.  Assist in the work of preventing accidents  for your own sake and for the good of the  country at large.  At this season of the year the only camp  fire in the woods that is "out" is the one that  is "dead out."  Grant that the outlook is discouraging, Admit that the cost of living is high, that the war  promises to be long and costly; let us try to  face the future with all possible courage and  cheer. If there's any Mark Tapley in us now's  the chance for it to come to the surface.  Chairman Winn, of the compensation board,  made it clear that if an employer requires an  employee to work on Sunday, and the man is  injured on the Sabbath, he is entitled to compensation. This is quite right. Necessity  knows no holy days.  The Panama canal, which opened  in  the  month in which the war began,  has had only  a small part of the business that it would have  had if the world had been at peace; neverthe  ess, it has been more useful to merchant ship-' United States.  The I.W.W.'s in the United States are  showing a strange brand of loyalty to their  country. Uncle Sam is usually very patient  until he finds that reason and ^persuasion  availeth not, after which he is in the habit of  acting with an iron hand. History will likely  repeat itself in the present disturbances in the  W-   J. Meagher, Prop.  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I    JosephlnoTurck Baker's Standard Magazine I  and Books are recommended by tola paper.  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture Made to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering' Neatly Done.  RC.McCUtCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUP ���������Wa  ���������>\  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  ?   v  Do You Always Use  Your Telephone ?  Travelling, even a short distance,' takes  time. Your telephone saves minutes and  saves energy. It matters not whether  tho party you want is one mile or a hundred miles away, the telephone takes you  in a moment.  Don't travel miles to do business; speak  ���������for a lew minutes by telephone,   Use the  telephone instead of writing; written com  munications lack the  directness of conversation.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  M OF THE CITY  The Granby smelter will blow  in  four furnaces on Monday next.  Mr. .Pattullo, would visit Grand  Forks during the present summer.  It is a pity that he did not time his  visit during the present dry spell,  so that he could have seen the urgent need of a government irrigation project for the valley.  DeCew  & Lequime's sawmill  at  Lynch  creek  was, ;according to an  announcement  made  early  in  the  week, to have started sawing opera-  tons Mondayjnext. It is now stated i  that owing to the low water in the j  North Fork, and the  difficulty k ex-|  perienced in floating logs, the start '  ing of the mill will be postponed for  some time. !  The Inland Mining company will  begin shipping ore this month from  Paulson  silver values,  The mine  has gold  and  W. B. Bishop, superintendent  of tbe Granby smelter, returned the  latter part of last week from a visit  to the Crow's Nest.  A negro minstrel troupe that  showed under canvas here some  years ago and gave but indifferent  satisfaction, is headed this way once  more.  Lome A. Campbell is interested  in a company that will supply  Nortbport with electric light,.  E. 0. Boak, of the Granby smel  ter force, returned to the city today  from Molson.  For fear that we might lose our  temper, we will refrain from commenting on the tropical weather  that has prevailed during the present week. . -i  While on bis way to Christina  lake on Wednesday with an auto  load of passengers, J. B. 'McLeod  bad a head on collision with an  American car. The American persisted in turning to the right. ' Mr.  McLeod's cur was badly wreched,  but no one was hurt. The American acknowledged his mistake , and  footed tbe repair bill.  British Columbia   will  ship  30,  000   boxes   of  apples to  Australia  this year.  Tbe Ladysmith smelter blew in  this week. It has e daily capacity  of 1200 tons.  It was announced some   time ago  that  the minister  of  lands,    Hon.  The Ledge ^ays that the closing  of the copper refinery at Trail, temporarily, owining to a cessation of  blister copper shipments from  Greenwood, is probably responsible  for   the   rumor that  the   Consoli  dated,!^ ; bought  the   smelter   at  Greenwood.  The government has made a  grant of $2500 for tbe wagon road  between Christina lake and Paulson, a distance of thirteen miles.  The load is of great importance to  the Burnt Basin mines, and the  grant will make it fit for motor  traffic.  P. B. Freeland, government engineer examined tbe Argo mine at  Greenwood this week.  Miss Ruby Smith visited  friends  in Greenwood this week.  It is reported that the No. 7  mine in the Boundary is to resume  operations soon.  A Dominion election, probably  coming in October, is a certainty,  according to information obtained  today from reliable sources, says an  Ottawa dispatch of the 17th inst.  The attitude of Sir Wilfrid Laurier,  E. . M. Macdonaid of Pictou and  other Liberal leaders indicates an  uncompromising split on the conscription issue. The conscription  bill has passed the committee stage,  and will likely be adopted by the  house next Monday or'Tuesday.  Addressing Mail to Soldiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail at the front and to insure  prompt delivery it is requested that  all mail be addressed as follows:  (a) Regimental number.  (b) Rank.  . (c) Name.  (d) Squadron, battery or company.  (e) Battalion, regiment (or other  unit), staff appoinmtent or department.  (f) Canadian Contingent.  (g) British Expeditionary Force.  . (h) Army Post, London, England.  Unnecessary   mention. of    higher  formations, such as brigades, dvisions,  is,-strictly forbidden, aud causes delay.  thcSujamer  it will not cost yon much  more to be rea% comfortable  for the summer v&c&tion than .  to "rough It" in a tent  A small Want* Ad. in our  classified columns will bring  you replies from people who  have desirable places to rent  The price of The Sun is still the same as it  was before the war. Our subscribers should  bear this fact in mind and pay their subscriptions promptly. If we had all the. money''due  us by delinquent subscribers we would be  quite wealthy. \  Vou can reach more readers in thc Kettle  valley by using Thc Sun's advertising columns  than through any other medium published in  thc: Boundary district.  SNAP-IF TAKEN AT' ONCE  Inspite of the increased cost of material  and paper, The Sun job office is still turning  out high-grade printing at the prices that prevailed before the war.  The Sun, at $1.00 per year, gives its readers  three times more reading matter than any  other Boundary paper. This fact accounts  oi' the rapid increase in our circulation.  Besides being road by all the intelligent people of Grand Forks, The Sun goes to every  ranch home in the Kettle and North Fork  valleys.    No other  Boundary paper i-an   give  advertisers this guarantee.  8-Room House and Two  Lots on Garden St.  Lots 100 feet by 300 feet deep; chick-  on coops, etc. Will sell cheap .for  quick sale. Will sell for less than  half what it cost owner; -$1300 if sold  soon. Will'give time if needed. Is  handy to school. *��������� Garden has good  soil, and enough potatoes and vegetables can be raised for a large family. Would make an ideal home for  a smelterman.  Terms���������$200  or  $300  cash; balance monthly payments of $25 or $30  For further particulars  Call at The Sun Office  T'S Tl  AOVES1TIS  Tl  TEADY  TO Y<  j#  Isnt the news of your  store something like the  nsws 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 news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it is in The Grand  Forks Sun.  tj#  ������  rf7 ,*>���������-���������-  THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,' "B.-C.  We WHITE IS KING  v.  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 bjl  rJTWiller 6&% Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  METEOROLOGICAL  July  .. The following is the minimum  and maximum-temperature for each  day during the past ��������� week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. ������. Laws' ranch:  ���������^   Min  13���������Friday  89  14���������Saturday   .... 92,  15���������Sunday  87  Hi���������Monday  96  17���������Tuesday 100  18���������Wednesday... 99  19-Thursday   9(i  Inches  Rainfall    0.00  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FOR FINE PRINTING  us of ii cm  C. 0. Lindeborg this week purchased four pure bred Holsteih  cows from E F. Laws. Tbe animals  were shipped to Mr., Lindeborg's  ranch at Drumhiller, Aha.  Mrs. E. E. \V. Mills will leave  tomorrow for Drumhiller, Alta.  Mr. Mills will join her at that place  about the first of the month. He  will engage in business in that  thriving prairie city.  J. D. Montgomery on Sunday  last caught seven trout in the Kettle river, tbe smallest measuring  eleven inches in length. This is  authentic, although it sounds very  much like "Seven, come 'leven."  Union services of  the   Methodist  and     Presbyterian     congregations  will   be; held  on Sunday/July 22,  as   follows:   In     the   Presbyterian  church at 11 a.m.; in the Methodist  church   at   7:30   p.m. Rev. J.   D.  Hobden   will   preach  at  both services.  have been nursed for the past seven  years.   In" past years they have not  borne any fruit  worth mentioning.  This year they had a fair sample of a  crop, and ail went well up to  Sun  day night, when  some evil-minded  maurader stripped one of   the   trees  of its fruit and damaged the tree by  breaking   the   branches.    We hope  the criminal attended church before  be  committed   the crime, and thus  added hypocrisy to his   other   mis  deeds,   because   we   want   satan to  get. a   firm   grip   on   him.    Seven  years     is    a -long   time   to   wait  for a tree to bear.    It means'the ex  penditure of   a  great  deal of cash  and labor.   To destroy a tree at the  end of tbat  period   could   only-'be  done by a cultus degenerate.    We  have   always    thought    that     the  garden or orchard thief is as low  a  type of criminal  as   the   man   who  breaks into a store, for which crime  anyone is justified in taking  a shot  bim.    At   present   we  can  see no  reason why we should   change  our  opinion on this question.  Max  55  52  55  5S  55  61  60  Fire Warden Gfrifliith's motor  car wpnt over the bank on Fourth  of July creek on Wednesday.  Ceiling   electric  fan; as   good   as-  new, for sale.    Apply   Hotel   Prov  ince.  -or yyatcnes* ij&ocks, Jewellery,  Gut Glass, Silverware, Etc.  TIMBERLAKE* SON & -CO. f  "THE QUALITY IEWELLERS"  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  Specialty:    Fine Watch Repairs.  INDEPENDENT B!  Counter Check  oofcs  ������������������������������������������*������������������_���������-���������������*���������,.������������������.  Hurrah!   How's Thi  Cincinnati  authority says corns  dry up and  lift out  with   fingers.  9  00AL MINERS SCARCE  IN EAST KOOTENAY  Dave Feighner last week solved  the high cost of meat puzzle ' by  catching a seven-pound trout in the  Kettle river.  "The   Final  Movements  of   the  European Nations"   (as delineated  in the 17th chapter of   Revelation),  x.   will be the subject at the  Adventist  Lecture Hall Sunday night.  Neat desk blotters are being sent  free to applicants by the British  Columbia Nurseries Co., Ltd., 1493  Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C,  if you mention The Sun.  - A report   from   Letbridge, Alta.,  says   that   though the  mines have  been in operation for more  than  a  week, very few men  who   were   not  present   to  go   down the first day  have appeared   on  the  scene.    All  three mines at Lethbridge are run:  ning   with   about  one-third  of the  men really necessary for the desired  output. Orders for coal are pouring  in.    One mine already  has  enough  orders   on  hand to keep its present  crew of miners going   till the last of  September  without   accepting   any  new   orders.    So far  no  announce  merit has been   made  by   Commissioner   Armstrong  of  plans  to increase   the   supply  of  mine labor.  But the operators are all crying  for  men   in   the   hope  that something  will be done in time to avert a win  ter famine in the prairie  provinces.  Hospital records show that every i  time you cut a corn you invite lockjaw or blood poison, which, is needless,  says a Cincinnati authority, who tells  you that a quarter ounce of a drug  called freezone. can be obtained at little cost from the drug stars but IS  sufficient to rid one's feet of every  hard or soft corn or callus.  You simply apply a few drops of  c'reezone on a tender, aching corn and  soreness is instantly relieved. Shortly the entire corn can be lifted out,  root and all, without pain.  This drug is sticky but dries at once  and is claimed to just shrivel up any  corn without inflaming or even irrigating the surrounding tissue or skin.  If your wife wears high heels sha  will be glad to knew of this.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS   7^  Tenders W&nted  Born���������In Grand Forks, on Thursday, July 19, to Mr. and Mrs. John  Kavanagh, a daughter.  Charles Ruckle returned the latter  part of last week from a visit to  Spokane.  In the Sun orchard there are a  couple of sweet cherry  trees  which  Child Labor  No fledgling feeds the father bird;  No chicken feeds the lien;  No kitten mouses for the cat���������  This glory is for man.  We are the wisest, strongest race���������  Loud may our praise be sung;  The only animal alive  That lives upon its young.  ���������Charlotte Perkins Gilmour.  You   can  not   reach  The Sun's  "numerous  readers  except  the^blumns of The Sun,  through  SEALED TENDERS at so much per  lineal   foot   of   bridge   will   be received by the undersigned up till Five  P. M. on Monday,  July 23rd, for la  bor   necessary   in   redecking  Fourth  Street   Bridge   with ; 2"x8"   planks,  running lengthwise, 17  planks   wide,  a distance of 520 linsal- feet, more  or  less,   on the  bridge.    All projecting  knots on present deck'to be cut down  to allow redecking to rest in level position.    Each plank to be nailed with  8 nails 4J-" long.    All material to be  furnished   and delivered by the City.  All work to be done to  the satisfac  tion of the Board of Works.   Further  details   and   information    to' be fur  nished by Chairman Schnitter.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  City Clerk.  Made in 'Toronto. The  l>p\st counter check books  on the market todav.  Eastern Prices  WtK have a two years'"  contract to handle these  books. Call and see samples N    '      (  o4t The Sun Office  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published Aniimilly)  Enables traders  throughout   tho   world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in eucli class of goods. Kesides bcinp; n complete commercial {ruide to London ami Its  suburbs, the directory contaius lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and r'oreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to which they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns anil Industrial ,  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will be for-  warded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for S5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.  THE LONDON DIHECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abehurch Lane, London, E.C.  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  The Sun is always a live issue  in  Grand Forks.  DAVIS BLOCK, BRIDGE AND SECOND STREETS  Try us for first quality Fresh and Cured  Meats, Lard, Compound, etc. Fish ana  Game in Season.  Support Youi Home InduFtrjl  PHONE 58  DAVIS 8 FLOOD, Proprietors  For want of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  will untie the knots.  We make this a good  paper so that intelligent people will read  it, and they do.  Isn't that the kind of  help you want?  FARM LANDS  OREGON <X- CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Tltlo to same revested in United States by Act  of Congress dated Juno 9, 1916. Two million  tnree hundred thousand acres to be opened  for Homesteads and sale. Power site timber  and agricultural lands. Containing some  of best land left in United States. Now is  the opportune time. Large aeoflonal map  showing glands and description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpnld One  Dollar. Grant Lands Locating Co., Box 610,  Portland, Oregon.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKK  your repairs to  Armson, shoe  re  palrer.    The   Hub.    I-ook for the  Hit  Hoot.  Big  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEHT CASH PRICES paid for old Stoves  and   Kanjjwi.    JO. C Peckham,   Second-  hand Store.  if  THERE'S A REASON  Our prices~are  moderate, because we employ  competentwork-  nien who have  mastered their  trade, and we do  have ��������� to* charge  for the "service"  of hunting up  samples'in specimen books.  WE PRINT  Letterheads  Ndteheads  Billheads *  Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting cards  P. A.  Z,  PARE,  Proprietor  , Yalk Hotel, First Street  Pays for The  Sun for an  entire year. It is tlie brightest  paper in the Boundary country  leyeiana Dicycles  "Built to Last"  Without a doubt, one of the Strongest Bicycles ever  built. _ _  We have just received a large shipment of  Clevelands, in various colors. They are selling rapidly. If you want one, call early, before the supply is exhausted.  Headquarters for High-Grade Sundries.  J. R. M00YB0ER  Bicycles Dealer and Blacksmith  Opposite City Hall

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