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 If  J   "v  s'<\1'  I  Pi  [���������'���������  V '  IV  $������M  e Vall������y Orchardist  SIXTEENTH YEAR-^NV  31  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1917  $1.00 PER YEAR  .Workmen's    Compensation  Board Asks for Data 're  c City Employees   ,-  \y>  Mayor Acres and Aid. Harkness,  McArdle, McCallum, Schnitter and  Webster were present at the regular  meeting-of the. city, council on  Monday evening.  Alex Clunis was present and  'made complaint of stock' being  picketed on a vacant lot opposite  his residence on Fourth street,  claiming that they created a nuisance. ��������� The matter was referred to  the health and relief committee.  A letter from J. E. W. Thompson, member forGraod Forks, stated  that he had taken up with the premier the council's request that the'  provincial government tender its  goodt offices to effect ��������� a settlement of  the Crow's Nest coal miners' strike.  John O'Conhell desired to purchase the old water tank ' near  James.Smith's residence. Tbe clerk  was instructed to inform Mr.O'Con-  nell that the tank iBthe property of  -l/r?.Averill!. ������������������ - '��������� ''<- *���������:<' ". ";;-;-���������.- ���������  -Thomas Humphries made ap  plication for the extension of-the  waterworks system to his residence,  in the West end. Referred to tbe  water and light committee, with instructions to investigate the matter  and to report.  A letter from tbe secretary of the  workmen's compensation board,  Victoria, asked for data regarding  salaries paid .hy the city to policemen, firemen and other civic^ employees. The clerk explained that  it would be very difficult to fill out  the blanks furnished by^the board,  owing to the fact .that the salaries of  the chief and some of the other employees.are charged to two or more  departments. The council instructed him to explain the situation to  the board and ask for a ruling in  cases of this character.  The chairman of the water and  light committee asked for a ruling  as to which department had prior  right to the use of the city team.  A resolution was adopted giving the  fire department the first clainf on  the team, and the board of works  the second. The other departments  are to apply to the city clerk when  they want it.  Tbe matter of converting the two  acres at the pumpiog elation into a  park came up for discussion again.  The members took a more favorable  view of the scheme than they did  at the last meeting. The parks com '  mittee was given authority to act.  The chairman of the health and  relief committee reported that there  WILt.CONTINUE WAR.  TfrVIdTQRIOUS END  Predicting that a republic of peace  will, .rise in Russia after the war,  Premier Lyoff, of . the provisional  government, has sent a message to  the American people through Isaac  F. Mafcosson, -.' representative ,. of  Everybody's MaSazine. .  "The newest of democracies greets  America with peculiar fervor, because it feels that the American  people can readily understand what  the great'Russian revolution means,"  Baid Lyoff.- ���������/ v *".  "Autocracy-.in-Russia is dead forever.' In its stead will soon rise a  republic of peace..  "We wish America to realize thoroughly thatthere can be but one  result of the .great upheaval, and  that result a real democracy modeled along the lines of the American  republic, creating a government by  and for the whole people. It will  mean justice and opportunity to  everybody.  ���������"The name Russia once meant  darkness and oppression. It wiTl  now mean light and freedom. The  new Russia will b" the frankest and  most liberal of republics. In new  Russia tbe Jew and the Gentile are  are brothers.  "We want America to know- that  Russia,will-continue the war to a  peace dictated by allied voices. The  revolution, ...which_. wiped out pro-  German conspiracies' against' national life insures the result. Oniy  on complete victory can our Russia  of peace be reared.  "In that struggle we are proud to  have America as an ally. Russia  looks to America for fresh bonds and  new, lasting, commercial democratic  kiuship."  Legislature   Got, Through  With Much Business at  Last Session  BREAD IS THE PRICE OF  INTERNATIONAL PEACE  "Bread is the price of international peace in Europe, and the size  of the loaf will depend absolutely  on what can be secured from the  North American continent," Herbert Hoover, American food administrator, said ' in Washington last  Monday.  Hoover said the allies will require  five hundaed million bushels of  wheat at the next harvest. With  this appeal the bouse aud senate  are working on tbe Gore Lever food  bill, providiag for a general food  survey and means of stimulating  production.  "With tbe lower class in Europe  bread is the fetish of food," Hoover  warned. "Without the loat, even  assuming you give them dietic efficiency of something���������without thfi  loaf you couldn't preserve public  tranquility." Besides, Hoover said  the allies require three hundred and  fifty million buflhelBoi cereals.  Engineer Nelson, of   the  Grauby  Consolidated company, arrived here  was a dilapidated building iu China- \ Sunday and has been busy since in  making examinations of claims in  the South Belt. He was accompanied over certain properties by  Sam Forteath, the veteran mining  man, and has about completed his  examination for the Granby. Just  what the nature of Mr. Nelson's report will be to his company is not at  present known, but it is understood  he found very promising indications  in the sections looked over by him.  --RnHpland Miner.  town, and another in the Ruckle  addition in a similar condition, that  should be razed and removed. He  was given power to act.  The bylaw amending the fire  limits bylaw was reconsidered and  finally passed.  Aid. Schnitter gave notice tbat at  the next meeting he would ask  leave to introduce a bylaw amending the street.sprinkling bylaw.  Sixty-seven of the 80 odd bills  brought down by the legislature dur  ing its sittings between March 1 and  last Saturday night, received the royal  assent shortly, before 11 o'clock and  became effective simultaneously. In  the order read to .Lieuenant-Governor  Barnard they are as follows:  No. 2���������An act to amend the Brit  ish Columbia Railway Act.  No. 7���������An act to amend the Pharmacy Act.  No. 9���������An act to amend' the Su  preine Court Act.  No. 10���������An act respecting the  Dolly Varden Mines Railway.  No. 11���������An act to make provision  for mineral resources of the said province, including provisions in aid of  prospectors and miners and for the  protection of wage earners and investors.  No. 12���������An act respecting civil  service.  ,. No. -13���������An .^ctv.to   amend.,the  water Ac������;- 1914.  No. 14���������An act for the better protection of Sheep.  No. 15���������An act respecting the  marketing of cattle and horses.  No. 17���������An act to amend the Eggs  Marks Act.  No. 18���������An act to amend the law  relating to the guardianship and custody of infants,  No. 20���������An act to amend the  Animals Act.  No. 21���������An act respecting a cer  tain by-election holden in Vancouver  City electoral district on the 26th  day of February, 1916.  No. 22���������An act to amend the Contagious Disease" (Animals) Act.  No. 23���������An act to amend the Succession Duty Act.  No. 24���������An act to amend the Complex Ore Process Aid Act.  No. 26���������An act to amend the Sale  of Goods Act.  No. 27���������An act to amend the Assignment of Book Accounts Act.  No. 28���������An act so amend the Timber Royalty Act.  No. 29���������An act to amend the  Forest Relief Act.  No. 30���������An act to amend the Forest Act.  No. 31-���������An act to amend the Vancouver and districts joint sewerage  and drainage act.  No. 32���������An act to amend the  trust companies act.  No. 33���������An act to amend the taxation act.  No. 3-1���������An act to provide for the  collection of a tax on persona.  -  No. 35���������An act to increase the  revenues of tho crown for the year  ending 31st December, 1917.  No. 3(!���������An act .to provide for tbe  collection of a tax on persons attend-  in3 places of amusement.  '���������,:..No. 37���������An act to promote increased agricultural production.  , No. 38���������An act to amend public  schools act.  No. 39���������An act to validate certain sales of land for. arrears of taxes.  No. 40���������An act respecting dentistry.  No. 41���������Au act for enabling  bodies corporate to hold property in  joint tenancy.  1 No. 43���������An act to amend North  Vancouver City incorporation act,  1906.  ���������. No. 44���������An act to amend the vital  '" ' .-   .   -���������' ���������'   ������������������'-..-������������������'"���������'"   |' "  statistios act. '  No. 45���������An act to authorize the  conveyance by the crown of certain  lands for public and patriotic purposes.  No 46���������An act to amend the Fort  George incorporation  act.  No. 47���������An act to amend the land  registry act.  No. 43���������An act to amend the war  i.  relief act.  No. 49���������An act to amend the  companies act.  No.,50���������An act to amend the Vancouver incorporation act, 1902.  No. 52���������An act to amend the land  act.   -  No. 54���������An act for the establishment of public sampling and concentrating plants, custom amelters and  refineries, and to make provision in  aid of the treating or buying of ores.  No. 55���������An act respecting a certain election holden in Fort George  electoral district on the 14th day of  September, 1916.      < ,;  No. 56^���������An act to amend.chapter  #5'of the statutes of 1915!  No. 57���������An act to amend ��������� the administration act..  ��������� -N<6v58���������An act tq-amend-. the.agricultural act, 1915.  No. 59���������An act to amend the exe  cution of trusts (war facilities) act.  No. 60���������An act to am,end the mechanics lien act.  /No.   61���������An   act   to   amend   the  municipal act.  No. 63���������An act to amend the industrial home for girls act.  No. 64���������An act relating to the  soldiers homestead act.  No. 65���������An act to amend the local improvement act.  No. 66���������An act to amend the  municipals election act.  No. 67���������An act to provide auditing  public accounts for the province.  No. 68���������An act respecting the department of labor.  No. 69���������-An act to borrow the sum  of two million dollars for the purposes therain specified.  No. 70���������An act to amend the constitutional act.  No. 71���������-An act to amend the revenue act.  No. 72���������An act to amend the dyking assessment adjusting act, 1905.  No. 73���������An act allowing municipalities to adopt proportional representation in municipal elections.  No. 74���������An act to provide for the  investigation of methods of taxation  and for the creation of a permanent  head of taxation.  No.   75���������An   act   respecting  semi-monthly payment of wages.  JSo.   76���������An act   to   amend  drainage and dyking act.  No.   78���������An   act   to   amend  Vancouver Island settlers'  right  act,  1904.  No. 79���������An act to provide for the  investigation of the overseas vote in  connection with the British Columbia  prohibition act.  No. 8U���������An act to amend the administration act.  No. b'l���������An act to amend the pub*  lie inquiries act.  Will Back Up District Union  , 7"' *'  in Demand for 30 Per  Cent Inctease/  the  the  the  Calgary, Alberta, May 30.���������Another step has been reached in the  miners' strike situation and the men  seemed to have gained one point.  Following the instructions from  the international board that the miners return to work on the 15 per  cent increase agreement, the various  camps in the district have notified  President Graham of the union of  their intention to back up the district union in its demands for the 30  per cent increase and their intention-  to stay with their demands.  "There is no possibility as far as  we can see at present of any camp  deviating from this line of action,"  says Secretary A. J. Garter, "and' we  are quite . satisfied with conditions."  No word had been received from  the government or the operators and  no move v&$ anticipated as fai as the  resuming of work ab the mines in the  center and southern part of the dis- ._  -trict were concerned. ��������� ������������������ ^   -  On the other hand, intimations of  meeting the- men's demands have  come from the Grand Trunk section  in which are located the Mountain  Park, Pacific and Yellowhead, large  independent mines. Requests for  representatives from the policy committee were made, and two representatives left tonight for that district and it is expected that the 30  per cent increase will bo conceded  there.  From the Bruhle lake region on  the Canadian Northern railway, where  some 800 miners are .on strike, no  such intimations have beeu .received  so far and more or less uncertainty  is felt concerning the opinion of the  mine owners there. The mines in  both the G. T. P. and C. N. R. districts are not represented in the  Western, Coal Operators' organization and are thus free to .settle their  difficulties with the men individually.  Representative Rees, who has been  attending the international board  meeting in Indianapolis, is expected  in the morning.  On Own Terms Only  The Montreal Star correspondent  at Ottawa wires that according to  advices received at the capital, the  sjtriking miners of British Columbia  and Alberta "are not inclined to return to work except a* their own  terms," notwithstanding the offers  of President White of the United  Mine Workers' International union  to end tbeir strike. The correspondents adds:  "It is said Vice-President Rees,  Canadian representative of the international council has left for Calgary to persuade tbe men to follow  President White's advice. This will  be the iast effort of a settlement by  agreement, and if this fails, it ih believed Hon. T. W. Crothers is prc-  ��������� - \ pared to lake over   the  mines   and  The elections in Saskatchewan [operate them by a government com-  wili lake place early in July. mission."  1 _______ THE   SUM,   GRAND   FOEKS,   B. G.  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES-PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  THt SUBMARIND WAR  Exact figures concerning the ships destroyed  by the German submarines ar*3 -no longer  available. The British government issues a  weekly list,, but it includes British ��������� ships, only.  office:  COLUMIVA AVENUE AND LAKE STKKET.  '���������S������?S|S������^.1__r,Br,W")": ������;^ Berlin ^akes public . a report "WtK  ���������    Address all communications to  ;'"     jtime' but lfc is in round numbers, and contains'  Piio*k101R Tn. Graw Pork8STO| j���������. corroberative  ; details.'  No ^ agency   anv  ,        G������AND fohkh, B,c (longer collects and publishes all the facts. The  [truth appears to be that the submarines are  not sinking the million ��������� tons a month they,  hoped to destroy, but that they are comino- a  good deal nearer to doing it than the allies  ike to admit, and that'they grow more rather  than less efficient.  Seven hundred thousand tons- a month or  even (our hundred thousand, is a serious loss  >vnen   the amount, of shipping" available for  re Bride's Choice  Nowadays isahandsome'piece of Cut Glass.   You   will  -" find in our new  stock the very  piece  that suits  her.  Don't  let the  price alarm you���������oun $5.00 pieces will  surprise you.  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1917  The latest report from Ottawa is that vvc  are either to have a general election within  a month  or a coalition cabinet,  with  equal  representation.    For the aggressive'prosecu- commerce improbably reduced to.twelve  mil  tion of the war the latter alternative would Hon tons.    There does  not, however, seem to  undoubtedly  be preferable.     Party govern- be any grave danger that -the submarines  can  ments do not appear to make much headwav >w1m<��������� n <. t������ ���������.   ���������    ��������� - -  ments do not appear to make much headway  with war measures. They are too intent in  watching their   political   advantages. -In  a I  strong coalition government neither party  could blame the other for anv errors com-  mitted, nor take all the credit for the successful policies carried out. The chances are that  the country would benefit by such an arrangement.  reduce Great Britain to anything like 'Starvation���������at least within a year. No doubt Englishmen will have to go without the  quantity  The great variety of articles shown will make selection  easy, and we guarantee that ho 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. a  'of food to which they are accustomed, bnt the  necessary supply of iron for France and of j  coal for Italy is more threatened by the U-  b.oats than the supply of food for England.  There is real danger that unless the allies soon  learn how to cope with'" the submarines the  efficiency of both France and Italy will be  severely reduced through the lack of coal and  H'nn  There are many important issues   now  be- sevc  fore the government that are being dealt with iron.  too leniently. The conscription measure, the The entente nations look to the -United  labor troubles in the coal fields, and the high States for the needed help in this emergency,  cost of living are problems that affect- every They expect our shipping board to build cargo  Canadian, The government is'apparently ships in such numbers that the menace of a  afraid to take a firm stand on them because submarine victory will pass away. They hope  of fear offending certain cliques of the elector-, that our inventors and our naval experts will  ate.    With a coalition  government, the  two hit upon some  effective   means  of attacking  parties would assume equal, responsibility for  handling these questions without gloves.  If you are not fit to go to the front, work at  ���������your daily task harder and do it better than  ever before. Hammer away at the thing you  are doing, and do it.as you have never done it  before. Do the things that are reasonable,  but do them with a might, and' so wefl that  they will stand out as your contribution in  this time of stress and strain  the submarines, and of driving them from the  sea. To those tasks some of the best brains  of the nation are devoting themselves; if-they  succeed, they will have struck the final blow  in the war-for democracy, for it is on the submarine that the kaiser has staked his last  chance of victory.���������Youth's Companion.  When a woman pounds a piano she does it  because she wants to, or because her neighbors don't want her to.  A plan has been arranged between the j-"^ fLlll> ilb <  Canadian and American governments to han- fc������reo times mi  ii   n      v i t> ���������������.��������� u     i ���������   s.     u    i   ���������     other Boundar  die Canadians and British subjects who desire  to enlist in the Canadian expeditionary forces.  Persons  who are not natural-born or fully  naturalized American citizens, may upon ap  plication to'the nearest American  recruiting  office, after passing physical tests, have their  transportation to New York, if they wish  to  join the British army, and to a Canadian center if they wish to join the  Canadian  army.  Brigadier  Whilte,   a British  recruiting  commissioner, is at the head of this work in the  United States.  Ifrnpn K     ' at M pei'^ear' Sivesifcs waders  Ww i^ im01'e readinS matter than ^y  other Boundary paper.    This  fact accounts  or the rapid increase in our circulation  wissencgure������ Good Photographs  for reproduction of any of our TREES, etc., growing in the-Province, we  otter' the following prizes for good prints, any size, all prints to become  our property, whether winners or not. Prints to reach us at any Lime  before, October -1st, 1917, but priority of receipt will count in competitors' favor, and we are open to receive pictures right away. No limit to  number of prints each competitor can send,  FIRST PRIZE $5.00 worth of our best grade of nursery stock,  customer's selection, for Spring 1918 delivery, delivered  '     free at your nearest-station.    Also two prizes of $2.50  each in trees, etc.  Name and addreess of sender to be written lightly on back of prints  Those who will .be in the'market for trees, etc ,'for Spring 19JS  should write us NOW. This is very important Our General and Rose.  Catalogs and Price List are at your service. Orders placed iu the Summer get the best attention and the customer is sure to get just what he  orders. If you want to know anything about our gopdss, ask the editor  of "The Sun." ������������������      .  We can always find room for a good salesman to work in practically  any part of the Province. , _...-.  *^e British Columbia  Nurseries Co., Ltd.  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C.  Advertise in Tbe Sun.  largest local circulation.  It has the  The Sun is always a live issue in  Grand Forks.  Besides being read 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 can give  advertisers this guarantee.  IMPERIALS PARLORS,  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL  SNAP-IF TAKEN AT ONCE  Fresfi ToBaccos  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  HANSEN 8 CO  CITY BAGGAGE XM TRANSFER  !CEfORSALE  Office !  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Ffrsf Street  Telephonks;  Office, RH6      '  Hansen's Residence. K38  The fact that the war is 'responsible for curtailing the consumption of meat among the  people may prove a blessing in disguise.  Among the vegetarians of India that dreaded  disease, cancer, is unknown.  The Brazilian senate has voted authorizing  an alliance of Brazil "with other states to de-  fond the American republics against the  world," thus ratifying the action of the lower  house.  Ihe end of the coal miners' strike in the i  Crows Nest does not appear to beany nearer  than it was a week ago. E. F. Green, M P  for Kootenay, has been appointed a commissioner to investigate and settle ' the troubles  in the coal fields/ He left Ottawa for f\al"arvl  this evening. ������   J '  8-Room House and Two  Lots on Garden St.  Lots 100 feet by 300 feet deep; chicken 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  If our good intentions could only be used  for paving material in this world,'what a saving for the taxpayers!  For further particulars  Call at The Sun Office  W-   X Meagher, Prop.  CORRECT ENGLISH  HOW TO USE IT  JOSEPHINE TURCK BAKER, Editor  A MONTHLY MAGAZINE  For   Progressive  Men  and   Women,  ,    Business and Professional;  Club Women.  'Teachers     Students     Ministers  Doctors      Lawyers       Stenographers  and all who wish to  Speak and Write Correct English.  PARTIAL LIST OP CONTENTS  Your E very-Day Vocabulary  flow to Enlarge It  Words,Their Meanings and Their Uses  Pronunciations with Illustrative 3eutences  Helps for Speakers  Helps for VVriters  Helps for Teachers  Business English for the Busines Man  Correct English for the Beginner  Correct English for the Advanced Pu  pil  Shall and Will: How to Use Them.  Should and Would: How to Use Them  Sample Copy 10c  Subscription Price $2 a Year.  EVANSTON, ILLINOIS  Please montion this paper.  JosopliinoTurek Baker's Standard Magazine  and Books are recoimneude'l by triia paper.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model Liyery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Pnone6ff Second Street  PICTURES  illn    nm>...-.u .  .  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly Done.  RCMcCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUF  *).  xtoJMfitffv THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  it  The Telephone Is a  Daylight Saver  Saving daylight is a big topic at this time of  the year. Everyone endeavors to make the  most of the daylight hours. In these modern  times, life each dt?ys is fuller,, and each hour  must mean far more than,it did^ye'sterday.  There is no_ better aid to,.daylight saving than  the telephone. Nothing can help you more  to make each successive hour of greater value.  Whether you telephone one mile or one hundred miles it is all. the same. The telephone  saves you hours. It lengthens your day, giving you time for,many things.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  METEOROLOGICAL  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:  Min. Max.  May   25���������Friday  75 48  26���������Saturday. .;.. 71 43  27���������Sunday  79 42  28���������Monday  74 52  29���������Tuesday  66 '~46  30���������Wednesday .. 72 38  31���������Thursday   76 41  1 Inches  Rainfall   0.20  THINK PROPERTIES  RICHASTHELEROI  \ * V  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer at  this port, makes the following detailed reportof the customs receipts  at the head office in this city and at  the various sub-customs offices, for  the.month of May, 1917 ������  Grand Forks  $8,919.03  Phoenix    1,642.58  Carson       460.74  Cascade         47.17  ��������� t>.   T(Jtal ��������� .....611,069.52  Bonds Danville Mine  The Virginia. Mining Company  has taken a bond and Jease for  three years on tbe Faithful-Surprise  group of mining claims, near Dan.  ville, from Bert Campbell, who made  the locations in 1896. Work by  the new operators will be started  uext Monday, according to A. A.  Duuphy, manager of tbe Virginia  company. The equipment includes  compressor, boiler, drills and track.  ���������Republic Journal.  failing to notice that' the dress of a  certain Chinese witness was of finer  texture than that worn by the ordinary coolie. The following dialogue  ensued:  "What is your name?"  "Sell Lung."      :   .  "Do you live in San Francisco?"  "Yes." v  "You savvy God?"  "Mr. Attorney, if you mean to ask  whether I. comprehend the entity  of our creator I will merely reply  that on next Thursday evening I  shall address the State Ministerial  association upon the subject of the  Divinity of Christ," and I shall be  pleased if you will attend."  To the day of his death the celebrated lawyer will never escape the  question, "You savvy God?"  CASCADE NEWS  Tuesday at. midnight th5e Cana-  . dian Pacific railway Gilpin section  house was burned down, the foreman and his family barely escaping, not having time to get their  clothes. This occurrence, along  with tbe burning of the Cascade  station and dwelling two weeks ago  at the same uncanny hour, would  indicate the work of a fire bug somewhere in this vicinity. Gilpin is  six miles west of Cascade.  The season at beautiful Christina  lake is to -be opened in the near  future by a Rpd Cross dance.  A. WilJey of Bonnington Falls  was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.  Ritchie for the weekend.  W. Beach of Vancouver is a new  resident in town.  Mrs. Gilchrist returned to her  home in Nelson Tuesday after  v.piting her daughter, Mrs. E. II.  Smith.  R. G. Ritchie, G. K. Stocker and  Mrs. ���������R. Ritchie were visitors lo  Grand Forks Monday.  Mrs. P. G. Loescb was a Grand  Forks visitor Monday.  Mr.   Butler, of  the  Royal   hank  staff at Grand Forks, was the week  end guebt ol   Mr.   and   Mrs.   F. A.  Smith.  He Thought it Was Safe  The late Bishop Dudley of Kentucky used to relate with much  relish an amusing experience that  he had in connection with waffles.  At a fine old Virginia homestead,  where be was a frequent guest, the  waffles were always remarkably  good.  One morning, as breakfast drew  near an end, the tidy little linen-  coated black boy who served at ta-  table approached the bishop aDd  asked in a low voice:  "Bishop, won't y' have 'n'r waffle?"  "Yes," said the genial bishop, "I  believe I will."  "Deyain' no mo'," said the   boy.  "Well," exclaimed the surprised  gentleman,   "if   there   aren't-  any  1 more wafliea-, what made  you   ask  me if I wanted another one?"  "Bishop," exclaimed the boy,  "yo's done et ten a'ready and I  t'ough yeh would want no mo'!''.  ���������'Grocery butter is so unsatisfactory, dear," said Mrs. Youngbride,  "I decided today that we would  make our own." "Oh, did you?',  said her husband. "Yes; I bought  a churn and ordered buttermilk to  be left here regularly. Won't it be  nice to have really fresh butter?" ���������  Spokane, May 31.���������Articles of in  corporation have been filed by  Spokane men, including the Enterprise Consolidated Mines company,  which will develop gold properties  west of Rossland which the owners  believes sufficiently rich.and extensive to compare favorably with the  Le Roi and other properties which  made. Rossland famous and many  Spokane men-wealthy in earlier  days.  . 'Charles A. Coffin, William V. Garrett and Norman L. Jackson of Spokane, Leo H. Mader of Grand  Forks, and Edward Terzick of Rossland are the incorporators who  have sent the articles to Olympia  for filing. The corporation has  2,500,000 shares of 10 cent,stock.of  which 1,500,000 is paid for "the pro  perties and 1,000,000 is retained as  treasury stock!  There aretwogroup6 containing  seven claims included in the holdings of the company. . They are on  Norway and Greville mountains in  the Trail mining district, between  Grand Forks and Rossland, 23 miles  wesi of the latter town. There is a  good wagon road from the mines  e^ven milps to Paulson,, on the Canadian Pacific railway road.  "If further development bears  out the reports and assays, we have  a wonderful property," said Mr  Garrett. "We scarcely know what  to make of these returns. Assays  run from $10 a ton to $12,000 a  ton. An average assay across a  front of 12 feet runs $61.02, mostly  in silver. An assay on another  vein 34 inches wide'gave $11.36,  mostly in gold.  "We   are   already    having   the  camp fixed up preparatory for de  development."  GRIL'S'STATEMENT WILL  HELP GRAND FORKS  Here is the girl's own" story:   "For  years I had dyspepsia,   sour   stomach  and constipation.  I drank   hot   water  and olive oil by the gallon;    Nothing  helped   me   until   I   tried  buckthorn  bark,   glycerine, etc.,   as   mixed   in  .Adleri-ka.   ONE SPOONFUL help  ed me INSTANTLY."   Because Ad  ler i ka flushes the ENTIRE alimen  tary   tract  it relieves  ANY  CASE  constipation,-sour stomach or gas and  prevents appendicitis. It has QUICKEST action of anything we ever sold.  Woodland & Quinn, druggists.  Unquestionably  There was a prominent lawyer in  San Francisco who prided himself  on his astuteness in questioning  Chinese witnesses. He was very  nearsighted, however, and on one  occasion got into difficulty   through  Transplanting is now in order.  Tomatoes, peppers and other frost-  tender vegetable should be ready to  transplant by May 20. Cabbages,  cauliflower, etc., should be set out  immediately.  Thin the early vegetables to  hasten maturity; it also improves  the quality.  Uncover the cold-frames during  the middle of the day to "harden"  thc plants.  You waste in looking up domestic help could be saved  by simply inserting a " Help  Wanted" ad. in our Classified  Columns. Our paper is read  by the desirable class, and  goes into hundreds of homes  that get no ether.  It'S THE STEADY  H a B  a ^iv I  THJS'EF"        dS* "H" EC j& ffUh^&^y  H H Bum <5a$'   m   Banana SJf  a  \  <  TRADE TO YOU  40.  Isn't 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.  4$  irand FoHks Sun  s Want to  .vopy  n  a-,; i"!yr THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C,  !     ������������     I' i  jV*rnbhJfoo4i #  For  Spring C leaning  Use  Bapco Paints and Varnishes  Bapco Varnish Stain   .  Floglaze Lac's and Enamel Colors  Bapco Kalsomine is unsurpassed  o4 full line of Brushes and Accessories  oMUler (2& Gardner  Home ^ Furnishers  I  According to the financial and  statistical report of the ' Canadian  Patriotic fund, just issued from the  government printing office at Victoria, Grand Forks contribuied to  the fund , up to March 31, V916,  SUoeo.SO,' and from March 31,  1916, to March 31, 1917, 86,912 48,  making a total of 88,477.78. The  disbursements by the fund in this  city up to March 31, 1917, were  $2,701.00, and from March 31, 1916,  to March 31, 1917, $3,7S6 50, total  $6,487.50.    '   John P. Griffith, of Fife, has been  appointed chief executive officer for  the forestry department of the district between Carmi and Paulson.  A new strike carrying 870 a ton  in gold and silver bas been made  on the Phil Sheridan mine, between  Cnesaw and Republic.  The government telephone line  between Merritt and Princeton will  be rebuilt this year. The .distance  is 73 miles.  Recently, several tons of   concen  t.ates   were   shipped  from Copper  mountain, near   Princeton,   to  the  Greenwood smelter.  The dead man found under a' C.  P. R bridge near Shields last week  was, it is thought, a brother of Herb  Neil.   A fire escape was this week constructed in the rear of the Grand  Forks hospital.  B. Lequime, while at work in the  Smelter lake sawmill yard last Friday, fell and broke a couple of ribs  and sprained his right arm.  C. B. Peterson has returned from  Princeton. He says there is a great  deal of construction work being  carried on in the Similkameen at  present.  MattFrankovitch has been doing  real assessment work on his mineral  claim in Franklin camp   this   week.  D. L. McElroy has finished  ship  ping poles from Spencer.  \V.. Powers is shipping lumber  from Midway to the prairie prov:  inces.  . Five hundred and fifty women  are registered on the voters' list in  this district.  Miss May Lyden   visited   friends  in Greenwood the first of the   week.  The miners in Republic are  still  out on strike.  ' W. H. Beach, of  Christina   lake  was in the city on Tuesday.  J. E. W. Thompson, of Phoenix,  member for Grand Forks riding, was  a visitor in the city on   VVednesday.  For Sale���������Good horse, 1 set harness, buggy, and light wagon good,  as new; price 8150. T. Bowen,  West end.  Mrs. N. Taylor has returned from  New Westminster, where she attended the grand lodge meeting of  the Pythian Sisters.  Frank Latham"has teturned from  the Grand Lodge convention of the  Knights of Pythias in New Westminster.  For Rent���������My fine cement-block  residence at tbe corner of Sixth  street and Victoria avenue. Apply  Hotel Province.  The Alberta elections will be held  June 7.  Owing to lack of coke the Greenwood smelter will likely close down  about the 6th of June.  The Northport smelter is   getting  its coke from Pennsylvania.  The Doukhobors  are putting up  a $14,000 brick building at Trail.  The American government has  officially announced that one hundred thousand American fighters  will soon be in France, including  Americans already serving in tbe  allied armies.  AEROPLANE FLIES  OVER GRAND FORKS  A flurry of excitement was created in West Grand "Forks last night  by the appearance of an aeroplane  from the south. Mrs. C. E. Wood,  Mrs. Peter Barker and a number of  All Seed Grains Specially Hand  Cleaned  At  HENNIGER'S  their neighbors state that they saw  the air craft shortly after their return from the theatre, about 10  o'clock.' The machine, they say,  came from ��������� the, south, circled ��������� over  the city, and then d sappeared in  the direction whence it had come.  No one had an opportunity to interview the flying visitor',' and the object of his ��������� journey- is therefore a  mystery. It might not be out of  the way to remind aviators that it  is contrary "to Canadian laws to  cross the international boundery line  in any kind of air craft.  /T  If They Can Not It the  Allies Will Do it for Them  America's liberty.loving Germans  are forming an organization to promote a national propaganda to dethrone the kaiser. Under the title  "Frickisof .Friends of the German  Republic," headquarters have been  opened Everything possible, it is  announced, will be done to dethrone,  the kaiser.'  "^  For  Up-to-Date Jewellery  .   Go to Timberlake, Son &*.Co.  ;"Newest Styles    . Choicest Patterns jj  Lowest Prices  "��������������� AKE.SON  TIMUMUt  The Quality Jewellers  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  You can' not reach The, Sun's  numerous -.readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  Sure! High Heels  Cause Corns But  Who Cares Now  H4.4h������m0.4h  ..������..gMgW������.^.lO������.������..������..<-  Because, style decrees that "women  crowd and buckle up their tender toes  in high heel footwear they, suffer fromi  corns, then they cut and trim-at these  painful peats which merely makes ttie  conugrow-nard.- This-suicidal habit  may cause lockjaw and women are  .warned to stop It.  - A few. dropa of-.a, drug- called freezone applied directly upon a. sore corn  gives quick! relief and soon tho entire  corn,-, root and all,, lifts, out without  pain. Ask the drug store man for a  quarter of' an ounce of freezone, which:  costs very little but is. sufficient to remove every ha'rr1 or soft corn or callus  from one's feet.  This drug is an ether compound .and  dries in a moment and simply stirivelB  up the corn without inflaming^ or even  irritating the surrounding tissue or  ekin. Clip this out and pin on yovuj  wife's dresser.  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 appointment or department.  (f) Canadian Contingent.  (sr). British Expeditionary Force.  ..   (h) Army Post, London,-England.  Unnecessary mention of higher  formations, such as brigades,.dvisions,  is strictly'forbidden, and causes delay  1 ..  ... ��������������������������� i i   ,. .    . - .   .   .  All Tied Up  For wont of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  will untie the Knots.  We make this a good  .paper so that intelli-  peoplc  FARM LANDS  OREGON '* CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Titlo to snmo revested in United States by Ant.  of Congress dated June 9, 1916. Two million  tnree hundred thousand acres to be opened  for Homesteads and sale. Power site timber  and agricultural lands. Containing some  of boat land left in United States. Now is  the opportune time. Large secfional map  showing glands and description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One  Dollar. Grunt Lauds .Locating Co., Box 610,  Portland, Oregon.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your   repairs  to   Armson, sboe   re  pairer.    The   Hub.    Look for the  Big  Boot.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST CASH PRIDES paid for old Stoves  and   Ranges.    E, 0. Peckham,   Secondhand Store,  INDEPENDENT BRAND  Counter Check  Books  Made in Toronto. The  b^st counter check books  on the' market'today.  ;  Eastern Prices  We have a two years'  contract to handle these  books. 'Call and see samples ���������������  cAt The Sun Office  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  the  world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being a complete commercial guide to London and Us  suburbs, the directory contains lists of'  EXPORT MERCHANTS j  with the Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign 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 and Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.  TBE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  o, Abchurch Lane, London^, E.C.  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"*  Our prices are  moderate, 'because we employ  competentwork-  men who have  mastered their  trade, and we do  have to" charge  for the "service"  of .{hunting up  samples in specimen-books.  WE PRINT  Letterheads'  Noteheads  Billheads*  Statements  ^Envelopes  Business cards  , Visiting cards  Posters  Dodgers  Shippingtags  Menus  Ball programs  Wedding invitations  Price lists  Pamphlets  , Circulars  And commercial  and society;print  ing of every description.    4&������������  *���������)  P. A,  Z,   PARE,   Proprietor  Yale Hotel, Fihst Street  Pays for The  Sun for an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary country  evelancf Dicycies  "Built to Last"  Without a doubt, one of the Strongest Bicycles ever  built.      "     ���������< ;  We have just received a large shipment, of  Clevelancls, in various colors. They are selling rapidly. If you want one, call early, before the supply is exhausted.  Headquarters for High-Grade Sundries.  JR. M00YB0ER  Bicycles Dealer and Blacksmith  Opposite City Hall

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