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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Jun 13, 1919

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 1  Eiv  i ������,,.���������>  ti  ���������-   . Vu���������! ������ ! ! ������ ���������-     '  * t..\;  .. 1  t-,������e'L^V)rary     .���������-^  Kettle VaHoy Orchardist  iA  is��������� tear-no 33  GRAND   FORKS     B.C.,   FRIDAY,     JUNE   13,    1919     l^ellmewhatyouKnowisUuc: $i 00   PER  YEAR  ���������������*���������-'���������' I can duess as well as you. w ...      .  w-  Whenln England He Told  Them a Lot of Good  Stories���������He Is a Canadian by Birth  Uses of Britain and America as fol-  iovvs: "In London nobody cares  what you are doing; in New York  everybody wonders whom you're  doing."  DEATH OF AN AGED  PIONEER LADY  ^ Admiral Sims, of' the United  States navy, likes nothing better  than pointing out the differences between "Britishers" and  Americans.  Comprising in himself a delipht-  ful combination of the best traits of  both peoples���������his:-������������������������������������laughing-- grey  eyes first saw the light of day in  Canada���������he is admirably qualified  to indulge in his favorite pastime.  . Admiral Sims was asked the other  day to tell in a nutshell what is the  main difference between the average  Briton and the average American.  "Well," he said, "I think the fellow who put it this way was about  right: An Englishman walks into a  drawidg room,as if he owned it. An  American walks in as if he didn't  care a (���������) who owned it."  "The German has a -hold * reverence for rules and regulations,"'said  Sims. ,"Oneof our Yankee destroyers took a U-boat crew prisoner.  -Among them was , a particularly  square-headed, lantern jawed German, obviously a country bumpkin  before he degenerated into a pirate.  A midshipman thought he'd rag the  Boche a bit���������particularly as he discovered he could talk Eoglisb���������and  said to him:  '"Say, Fritz, I guess "we're not  going to do a thing to you. You're  going to be tarred, feathered,   shot,  "Mrs. Jessie Petrie, aged 81 years,  died in' this city on Sunday last,  June 8, at the home of her son,  Robert F. Petrie, after a short illness.  The late Mrs..Petrie was a native  of  Dundee,   Scotland,   where   she  lived   until  after  the   death of her  husband. In 1SS0 she and her family of three children  immigrated to  Wyoming,U.S. A., where they resided  for seventeen years.    In   1897  the  family moved to Grand  Foi ks, and  the deceased   has  lived  here  ever  since with her son.    She is survived  by two sons and a daughter���������Robert  F. Petrie, a  business man   of   this  city; James   Petrie, _of Vancouver,  and Mrs. Lloyd.A.  Manly,   who   is  now living in Boston.  The late Mrs.  Petrie  was an  estimable lady, and  the sympathy of the: community  is  extended to the bereaved family.  The funeral was held from the  family residence on Third street,  where services were conducted.at 2.30  Tuesdayafterooon. There was a large  attendance of citizens to pay their  last tribute of respect to the memory  of the dead. Many,beautiful floral  offerings were made. Interment  was made.at.the-iFralernal cemelexy.  UP AT CAPITAL  Full House Listens to the  After- the-War Budget  Delivered by Sir Thos.  White  It is generally understood, however, that Mr. Crerar's. resignation  is the result "of .disagreements with  the premier over the budget as constructed.  It is anticipated, during the course  of the budget debate, that Mr.  Crerar will further outline his position. , '��������� . .  PAPER MAKERS INCREASE   SELLING  PROFITS 300 P.C.  SALE OF WAR SAVINGS  AND THRIFT STAMPS  hamstrung,   and   pitched over the  side of the boat.  That's all!'  "Fritz Was not especially dazed by  this program, but evinced sufficient  interest to inquire:  " 'Did you say I vas to be drowned in de vater, also, yes?'  '"You've got me the first time,'  kid,'said the middy.  " 'Veil, all right,' said Fritz, re������  signedly, 'vatever is der rule!' "  The American reputation in Eu  rope for wit and humor has been  enhanced there by the crop of good  stories concerned with her negro  troops iu France. Admiral Sims tells  these:  "The night before a negro battalion was to go over the top an  officer, addressing a coon who was  almost scared white, said:  " 'Sam, what would you do if you  saw the whole blamed German cavalry coming at you right this very  minute?'  " 'Boss,' replied the black man,  between knee quakes, 'I'd sure  spread the news through France!' "  The admirnl tells of another  "coon" who took a batch of Huns  prisoners in a trench. One of the  Germans, in pitiable accents, begged  the negro to let bim off with his life.  "Blease, blease, spare me!" he  moaned. "I haf a vile und five children got."  The  following is  the sale of war  savings and "thrift  stamps ior  this  district during May:  "V War.    Thrift  Grand Forks���������  Post office ....$ 76.76 $27.50  Bank of Commerce    32.32      6 25  Royal bank......     32.82  West Grand Forks���������  Post office...........  101:00  Greenwood���������  Post office     40 40.  Bank of Commerce  133 32  Bank of Montreal..  "     Phoenix���������  Post office...       8.08  Bank of Commerce    24.24  Caccade���������  Post office  40300  Eholt���������  Post office   Midway���������  Post office     52 52  Rock Creek���������  Post office     2S.2S  Totals by districts���������  G.F. and Greenwood 533.27  107.25  North Okanagao  856.66 143.50  South Okanagan   795.76 334.50  Similkameen   100 82    30.75  12.25  10.00  7.50  .75  6 25  7.25  ���������12.50  2 75  i.25  13 00  Ottawa, June 7.���������The delivery  of the budget by Sir Thomas White  in the commons Thursday has riled  some of the members to the point  that western members aire talking resigning, but it is generally believed  all will settle down to a careful consideration of the measure soon;  While the tariff changes announced are not of a sweeping character, they are much more comprehensive than the majority of the  people were led to expect.  Supporters of the government  state that the administration has  gone a considerable distance in the  direction of meeting the demands of  the western farmers.  The outstanding features of the  budget are: ^  A reduction in the duties on'agri-  'cult'u'ral implements "~froirf -15 'per  cent to 27 per cent, the rate proposed  in the reciprocity agreement of 1911.  A reduction in railway rates on  agricultural implements.  The partial repleal of tbe intermediate and general tariff rate of 7������  per cent imposed as a war measure  in 1915.  A number of otherimportant tariff  changes, including the free importation of wheat, wheat flour and po  tatoes from countries which do not  impose a customs duty on such *ar-  tiules produced in Canada.  ' A heavy increase in some taxa  tion, including the tax on corporations.  Renewal of the busiuess profits  war   tax   for   the  current calendar  The tremendous increase in profits  extorted by a section of pulp and  paper industry brought about an  investigation by the government.  At once came a drop of 20 per cent  in prices. That was followed by  strenuous efforts to call off or impede  the inquiry. It has been going on  in spite of continuous official delay.  The government auditor accepting  the figures supplied by the only  company whose figures are obtainable���������though the investigation started over two years ago���������show that  the average profits per pound of  paper in the first half of 1918 were  nearly 300 per cent, greater per  pound than what they were in 1914."  And iu 1914 this "company paid 7,  per cent dividends on its preferred  stock which, in all probability, will-  be found to represent the total investment in the enterprise.  Another company that had been  paying regular,^dividends for years  got into the control of a promoter;  He watered the stock���������doubling it  without puttiug more  money  in-  Bond Issue of $75,000, to  Take Gare of Maturing  Debentures Authorized  by the Gity Gouncil *  Mayor Harkness and  all   the   aldermen were present at the  regular .  meeting of the city council on Monday evening.  A blank bid was made by the  National Bond Corporation of Vancouver for the $75,000 debentures  to be issued by the city.  Applications for the position of  janitor of the city office and the firemen's room were received from Annie, Waldron and James Walker.  On motion, Mr. Walker was given the  appointment.      ;  The past month's accounts wera  ordered to be paid.  A resolution was adopted to the  effect that $100 be offered without  prejudice to H. L Mackenzie for all  services rendered by him to the city  to date.  The chairman of the finance com  mittee recommended the issuance: of *^.  875,000 worth of debentures to take,  of tbe bonds maturing in   19l9v"aria _'���������  1920, $50,000 of the,hoods to   be in  denominations of S500, and $25,000  *������rfif|p3^  and they are now paying good  divi-1 in denominations of $100, to be clis-  dends on the watered stock.  Canadian publishers using this  paper have no protection from their  United States competitors who have  been buying paper at from 3'2% to  over 50 per cent Iosver prices.  He���������Of course there's a big difference between a botanist and a florist.  She���������Is there, really?  lie���������Yes; a botanist is one who  knows all about ilowers, and a florist  is one who knows all about the price  people will pay for them.  They Did  A negro drill sergeant was addressing a squad of colored "rookies" under  him. He said: "I wants you nigcers  to understan' dat you is to car'y out  all o'ders gibeD on de risin' reflection  ob de final word ob cornman'. Now,  when we's passin' dat re vie win' stan',  at de coin man' 'Eyes Right!' I wants  to hear ever' nigger's eyeballs  click."  year.  A promise of general revision of  the tariff alter stable conditions have  been restored, and subsequent to a  general Inquiry by the minister o-  finance and two or more of his colleagues.  The partial revision of the 7^ per  cent iuteriiiediate and geueral tariff  rate makes it no longer applicable to  foodstuffs, clothing of various kinds,  leather goods, agricultural implements, petroleum oils, aud bituminous coal. Reductions in ordinary tariff rates include a lowering  of 5 cents per pound in the British  preferential intermediate and general tariff rates on roasted and ground  coffee, and 3 cents per pound under iat ^east  the preferential on British grown j  tea.  JS/ewsofthe City  Miss Helen McEwen, Missf S. E.  McLaughlin and Miss Caroline  Munro, of the public school teaching staff, have tendered their resignations, to take effect at the end of  the present term. Miss Marjorie Me-  Arthur, of Nelson, has been appointed to take Miss Munro'a place.  posed of locally. The bonds are to  bear iuterest at the rate of 6 per  cent per annum, payable semi-  annually.   The report was approved.  Tbe city clerk, assisted by the  finance committee, was instructed  to prepare suitable advertising matter for the local papers for the sale  locally of the 8100 bonds.  The matter of the removal or repair of the old bridge across the river  was referred to the board   of works.  The council decided to send a  telegram of protest to Ottawa if it is  found that the new tariff imposes a  duty on raw cream.  The curfew bylaw was reconsidered and finally passed.  THE WEATHER  There are no shipments of coke  now arriving at the Granby smelte  owing to the Fernie strike. The  supply on hand will be exhausted  by about the middle of next week,  when the plant will he forced to  close down until the strike is settled  ; Minister    of   Agriculture  Resigns  The barbers are now included in  j the mid-week half holiday closing  ; act.    There  i.-<   a   850 line for non-  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:  Max.  G���������Friday   02  7- Saturday   .... 72  S���������Sunday  72  9���������Monday  0-1  10���������Tuesday  GO  11���������Wednesday.. G2  I 2-Thursday  72  June  Rainfall  Mia.  50  33  ur>  42  4 1  34  30  hichl'ei  0.18  Two  "Victory"  costermonyers     visited  the  ."And so you are the   noble   fellow  compliance wii;i   the   provisions    A! British Museum and were  looking  at  the act.    This is a few  cents   morel1111   old statue of a Roman gladiator.  Ottawa, June 7.���������Sir Robert Bor-; than an ordinary barber could make j His left leg ended at the knee,  one of  who   rescued   my   wife at the risk of,' den has accepted the  resignation of' on    at.   ordinary   Wednesday  after-! his arms was broken   off,   his   helmet  your life?" said Mr. Tightfist.    "Take J lion.   T.   A.    Crerar,    minister   of  noon, so there is  not  much   danger j was battered, and there  were   several  "You'se mistaken, Mistah Fritz," j this quarter, my brave" fellow, as an  said Rastus, "You ain't got no wife  and five children. What you'se got  is a widow and five orphans!"  The admiral defines the outstanding difference between the metropo  expression of my thankfulness.  agriculture.  Although the correspondence   be-  of the law being violated by them.  "All right, guv'ner, thank ye," j tween the minister and the premier' The public school closes on the  said the hero, and then ho added ,' has not been made public.it is stated 27th inst. for the midsummer vaca-  softly: "You know better'n I do what Sir Robert Borden will read it in tion. Principal GlaepelPs room will  your old girl's value is." '��������� the house. close next Friday.  chips on tho face of   the warior.    The  jstatuc bore the inscription "Victory."  '���������Isny, Bill," said one of   the   col  ters, "if   this  'ere  fello  w  won, what  must 'a    been   tho  state of   the ehup  wot lur.st'l"  IBNIHBB99!  J.^Ull^i^i^lJJiWlUH^MigiiBJVJ-'iaUIUlHCT  3CffflS!f0IV19r9Kr!3ffiBBffil  imiiHauwMura -���������>--������������������"  THE"-SUN,.   GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  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  Tiik Grand Forks Sun, ',  1 ](.>]���������. 101 R Guaxd Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LA KK STREET.  FItlDAY, JUNE 13,-1919  It is not easy to discern why so much noise  should have been raised at the capital over  the. budget. Tho new tariff gives the farmers  of-the prairie provinces what they have been  clamoring for for years, and it is therefore difficult to understand why the measure  should 'have' been the cause of the resignation  of the minister of agriculture, who hails from  Saskatchewan, or why it should not meet with  the hearty approval of the members from the  farming constituencies. If anything, the bill  favors the farmers, but as there is lio great  danger of legislating the farmers into millionaires, this not is a gr'evous fault. We have  ���������not yet seen a complete copy of the new tariff,  but in the excerpts that we have seen the  changes appear to be quite rational, and we  that the people can unite in endorsing the  measure.  As a nation we can only consume to the  value of what we produce, and if production  falls away there will be less to go around,"and  each will have to pay more for the things he  obtains.  The Sun was asked for a thing this week  that, when sifted down to its last analysis,  virtually amounts to a censorship or anjabso-  lute control of the opinions of this paper. The  complete throttling of the freedom of the press  has never yet been accomplished even by the  most dispotic government in the wsrld, and it  is not likely that any body of men in this free  country   will  tos  successful  in attaining this  object.  \ ���������        ���������  There is every indication, says the Canadian Trade Commission, that cost of manufacturing in Cauada for a long time will not be  greater than in Europe. Canada in the meanwhile could get a footing in the foreign markets.  What would happen to the world if the  farmers should declare a continent-wide  strike during seeding time or when the garnering of the crops is at its height?  "Ships are the secret of our success," says  Lloyd Harris, head of the Canadian Mission  in London. "We must find means of joining  our railways with the railways in Europe.  Ships only do this."  The Outlook Is Promising  we. should   maintain   the pace, and keep production at a high standard. .;.,.-  The effects of the war are still with us as  far as the cost of foodstuffs are concerned, but  as long as production is maintained and continued the sooner will come the relief we are  looking for. It is no time for narrowness of  vision, when reconstructive policies are being  conceived, and if readjustment processes are  to proceed in a broad way every one must play  a courageous and creative part. .During the  war every man did his part, and as. a result  accomplishments were great. With concentration of all workers on the chief end, namely,  to produce munitions and maintain armies in  the field, 'abnormal conditions resulted, but  even in the short period since the cessatioirof  Hostilities advancement toward a normal plane  have been marked.  This is particularly the case in the assimilation of those citizens who have rerurned  from Europe. Notwithstanding the fact that  all steamers available on the Atlantic ocean  have been taxed to the utmost to return the  fighting men to this continent, and theso men  have been demobilized in all parts of the country, announcement is already made that so  great is the demand of industry that labor in  some sections is none too plentiful. The peace  plans of the great industries are such that demand will be made for men throughout the  coming months, and it is only a matter of time-  before sectional surpluses of labor are relieved;  vocational schools are fitting the men to be  better able than ever to tackle the problem of  existence, qualifying them for a higher standard. It is only a matter of time before all are  fitted into places. The influx of labor, following demobilization, has been sudden,'but the  manner in which men are adapting themselves  indicates that unemployment will not be a  considerable menace even on the Pacific coast,  which has received more than its quota of re  turned-Citizens.  '������������������/,.!:   Perhaps the copper market has suffered  more than anv other. Although the largest  producers of copper north of Mexico have  curtailed their production they have not lessened the number of employees to any appreciable extent, extending their work^ of development in the meantime. The continued heavy  buying on the New York stock exchange, the  clients of which are to be found from coast to  coast, indicates that faith in the future which  still the voice of pessimism.  These facts tend to show that industrial'  conditions will be maintained at almost the  top-notch that was reached during the war  period, except that instead of producing materials to be destroyed, the outputs of peace  plants will be the many articles required in  upbuilding and the necessities of which there  has been a dearth for many months. With  markets in all parts of the world demanding  commodities of every description, with manufacturers calling for men, there is little probability of the shutting down of any-of the large  plants which spell for prosperity in industrial  centers.  It is most encouraging to note reports from  all parts of the east and south relative to the  continuance of that high level of prosperity  which was reached some months ago. There  was those who foresaw depression when tile,  necssity for strenuous production ceased, but  today they will acknowledge they were wrong.  There are always to,lie found those who wish  to pose as prophets, who would create a stir  by making alarming statements; but no man  can adduce facts to show that industrial   con-  (T  ���������^  'i3  Sometimes causes many find varied disturbances in seemingly unrelated parts of the body.  Vision   is   so-important   that   the  brain demands virion  even at the cost of nervous energy. ���������  Glass's   property   fitted  will   rc-store   the   right .balance.  Have youreyes examiriHd fit.'  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAlND forks, b. g.  V  ==J  Of all present-day Sevsing Machines.  Why buy1 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  J.  Complete Home Furnishers  I3BIR  Many scorn to think that the necessity uncommon action ceased with the ending of the  war. The urgency of the war evoked  a  spirit  >f common enterprise, which enabled the em-jditions are not better now than at any time in  ijire to maintain its stand, in tin1 great conflict. | the past. Moreover, with workers taking a  In those days private interests were put to one j keen interest in social, industrial and business  side and all workers united to give their best life.the largest possible results will be achieved,  that'the end would be what was desired. Now and intimate collaboration with constructive  that the war is over, the demand for mobiliza- leadership in the fields of production will be  tion   of  unity, cooperation and  concentration ja paramount factor in a larger national life,  he problem of the present is not cessation,  but  continuation.   To stop  is to go back; to  ������ro-  is as urgent as ever, for   the  requirements   of  i'������ro<'TCSsare no loss than the requirements   of  Mtolmam prtoa of flrst-class land  reduced to $5 mi acre; second-class to  $2.60 an acre.  Pre-emption bow confined to surveyed lands oaSjr.  Records vrVl fc������ granted covering" only  land suitable tor agricultural purposes  and which Is ne������-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions aboMshed,  but parties of aot more than four may  arrange for Adjacent pre-emptions  with Joint residence, but each making  necesaary improvements on respective  claims.  Pre-������mptor������ must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value.of $10 p*r acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receivi������^ Crown Grant.  Where pre-ewptor 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 appli-  ��������� cant makes improvements to" extent qf  $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 I 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 6.40 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 bay meadows 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 heirs or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act is extended  from for one year from the death of  such person, as formerly, until one  year after the conc.'usion 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 2G, 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, fees  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.  Interest on agreements to purch.iso  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-piircliasors of  Crown hands, acquiring rights from  purchasers who failed to complete  purchase, involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price duo 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 mnnage-  pient. Free, or partially free, permits  for settlers, campers or travellers, up  to ten head.  he more  war   ft is no time now to slacken ell'ort,to lay \ continue is to go ahead,     .inn more   we  down one's tools, to retard production; rather duce, the -crater v, 11 be out- progress.  You  can   not reach   The   Sun'-  numerous  readers except  through  its ad verb-ing columns.  IS  Printiii^  PliE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  War  lirift.  Savings   .Stamps   Promote  ew  ^Latest Style  Faces  Columbia Avenue und  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101 \ct������:  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  It is concise and definite, smaoks of efficiency and eliminates uncertainty.  The person calling, too, replies with, "Mr.  Brown wishes to talk with- Mr. Smitn."  These are the telephone "introductions"  of today���������and they make for good service  all around.  ware! I may sing."   v  An eleven year-old girl replied to  the question, "What is a veterinary  surgeon'?" thus:  "A doctor for old.soldiers."  Willing to Help  The wife of a young litterateur had  hired a buxom young Dutch girl to  do the housework, says the Boston  Transcript. Several weeks passed, and  from seeing her master always about  the house the girl received an errone~  ous impression. '  "Ogscu.se me, Mrs. Black," she said  ohe day, 'but I like to say nome-  din^s." .',       .  "Well, Rena?" said her mistress.  Tho girl blushed, fumbled with her  apron, and then replied:  "Veil, you pays me five tollars a  v'eok"���������  "Yes, but I really can't pay you  any more "  "It's not dot," responded the girl,  "but I be villin' to dake four tollars  till���������till your husband gets vork."  OLD MAN MOODY  STRETCHES IT A BIT  A group of guides were sitting  about the tavern table telling stories.  Among them, says Leon Dean in Outing, was old man Moody. ..When .the  conversational ball was tossed to him  he was ready for it.  "Boys," he drawled, "you remember that collapsible rubber boat that  the old gentleman sent me up as a  present from New York   last   year'"  we hit the bank just about "nip and  tuck. And ��������� what do you think the  trouble was?"  He paused dramatically, and the  circle regarded him expectantly.  "When I stepped out I heard . a  sort of swish behind me. I turned  round, and wa'n't no boat there. I'd  forgot to untie her on tother side,  and she had snapped clean back."  Captain���������Your rank, sir?  Rookie���������Don,t rub it  in,   captain!  That's just what the sergeant told me.  Job Printing at The Sun office'at  practically the same prices as before  the big war started.  GIRLS! WHITEN YOUR SKIN  WITH LEMON JUICE  Make a beauty lotion for a few cents to  remove tan, freckles, saliovvness.  Notable Blunders  An English teacher  sends the following -'howlers" to. the' Spectator.  The   circle   of  heads nodded recollec j They are taken from the classroom.  unny   thing  happened this :     Q���������What is a cuckoo? A.���������A bird  'The pickerel ought   to  be  that does not lav its own e^-'s  J - Go  ���������* '  striking today,' thinks I; and I went Q.���������Name six animals peculiar to  down to the pond to get my boat. Ed the polar regions.- A.���������Three bears  Greene was there. Ed wants to race and three seals,  me every time we meet; he's some "The pope lives in a vacuum^"  handy with the oars, I'll allow,��������� but j "A decease is an incurable disease."  he can't beat the little old rubber.' "Magna Carta said that Common  bathtub. ��������� Pleas should not be carried about  on  "Today    he's   got   a new scheme;   the king's person."  wants to try it across the pond rowing       "The Sublime Porte is a  very   fine  frontwards, facing the bow.    Says  lie  old wine."  can trim me to   a   fraz/.le that   way. j     "Rubens is a town in Belgum fam-  It's a favorite of hisn, you know. ; ous for paint."  Your grocer has the lemons and any  drug store or toilet counter will supply  you with three ounces of orchard white  for a few cents. Squeeze the juice of  two fresh lemons into a bottle, then put  in the orchard white and shake well.  This makes a quarter pint of the very  best lemon skin whitener and complexion  beautificr known. Massage this fragrant, creamy lotion daily into the face,  neck, arms and hands and just see how  freckles, ton, sallowness, redness and  roughness disappear and how smooth,  -.;(ift and clear the skin .becomes. Yes!  ft is harml'ss, and the beautiful results  will surprise you.  OEALED TENDERS, addressed to the mirier  kJ   signed, and  endorsed "Tenders for wlini  at Naramnta. li. C," will be received at this  office Until 12 O'CLOCK NOON, M'EWNKSDAY,  JULY !), 1919, for the construction of a wharf  at N'aramata, District of Yale, Uritish Columbia.  Plans and forms of contract cun be seen and  specification and forms of lender  obtained at  this Department, at the office of Hie  District  "bays 1,  'Voucai'.f;   and off   we j     Translations:    Leges    Romauurum f *:!������'il,eoI. llt Chase, B.C.,  and   at the  Post  went.     We vvas going like grease, too,   severae erant,  "The legs of   the   Ko-  but I was kind of playing   with   him,   mans were severed"; L'encreest secha,  when al! of a sudden, abont half   way i "Uncle is dry."  across, I felt the little boat bepan  to}     "Explain how it is that a ship   can  drag      'Gosh  all   fishhooks,' thinks I,   sail against the wind."     "Action and  'rfhe must be hitched to the bottom '     ' reaction    are   equal   and     opposite  "By the time we was    three    quar  ; Therefore, if the wind blows one way,  ters over it was no joke.     1   was put  : the ship will sail the other."  ing into it for all I   was    worth   and:     "What was it   that the   Conqueror  having all I could do to keep np  with   introduced into Engindn?"  "The solar  Ed.  'Come on, ol' man,' says he; and  system."  Offices, Vancouver B.C., and Nnramatu, H.i.  Tenders -will not be considered unless  made on printed forms supplied by tho Department and in accordance with conditions  contained therein.  Each tender must be accompanied by an  accepted cheque ou a chartered bank payable  to the order of the Minister of Public Works,  eciual to 10 p.e. of the amount of the tender.  War Loan Bonds of the Dominion will also be  accepted as security, or war bouds und  cheques if required lo make up nn odd  amount. ,  r NoTK.���������PUie prints can bo obtained at this  ; Department by depositing an accepted bank  eh'-que for tho sum of S10, payable to the  order of the Minister of Public Works, which  will be returned if the intending bidder submit a regular bid.  By order,  B. C. DESROCIIERS,  Secretary.  we let out for the finish.    Well, boys, :     A bov translated, Cave canem,"Be- ' Depar,tment of_ Public Works,  GUARD  AGAINST  FIRE.  pur Forests Helped to Win the War.  ���������IT'S THE STEADY  the 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 wrcek? Isn't there  something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping every week. Aren't  you losing inany 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.  The GRANDFORKSSUN  Readers Want to. Hear  From    You    Every   Week  1 v,>.-  THE   SDK.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  ���������������">'*���������  NECESSITY may. sometime compel you to surrender your investment in War Savings  Stamps, but should this happen you get all your  money back, with a good rate of interest in addition  for the time in which you have lent it to the  Government.  Sixteen 25-cent Thrift Stamps  will buy a $4.00 War Savings  Stamp  worth   $5,00   in   1924.  NATIONAL  WAR  SAVINGS   C05OIITTEB  (British  Columbia Division)  Vancouver, B.C.  evpning.    He returned.horna   Monday morning.  :   F  YV. Reid came down   from  the  Rock Candy mine   Saturday   after  noon.  Wanted to Ttent-���������Cottage at the  lake, for about a.month. Apply C.  0. Heaven, Box 266.  Wanted ��������� Housekeeper.    Apply  Yale hotel.   .  sajgg33S^sa<7^^  ORCHARD SOIL  IMPROVEMENT  News of the City .^ Salurday t0 GfT ChTh'  ' ^ , who recently  returned  home   from  ~~ ! overseas.  Gapt. Clinton A.   S. -Atvvood   ar  rived home from overseas on   Tues-'     The Gaeenwond   theater  will   re-  day.    He   served   for   nearly   four  open tomorrow night.       ^  years in France with the Strathcona '     Hapry Bryan> wh() hftjJ 1)ppn  wkh  Horde, and won promotion for  acts the   heavy  artiUerv in   France) ha8  of bravery on the field of battle.        ; returned l0 Greenwood.  Frank Timberlake has   purchased Pte Napier, of the 7th   battalion,  from   the   Averill   estate   the three a   former   clerk   in     the   Morrin-  lota   on  the  corner  of  Bridge and Thompson   store,   has  returned   to  Second streets.     If   Mr. Timberlake  Phoenix from overseas.   decides  to   build,   it  wiil   mean a  brick or stone building, as this prop .',    Liem- R- D- SmUh> nf the  R������ya!  erty is inside the fire limits.  air forc������, returned home from   over  seas on Tuesday.  He is now visiting  Mr. and   Mrs. J. li. Mooybper re-  Wends in Greenwood.  urned on Saturday   from  Spokane,  T. Padgett cut the first alfalfa  in  where Mrs. Mooyboer  underwent  a ^ thU ygv  successful surgical operation.      Pte    Cecil   McCallum  has sailed  J.M.Duffy,   a  C.P.R.   telegiaph from England for Canada.  operator, formerly of this   city,   has ���������   returned   to   Winnipeg   from over-;    Mr. and Mrs Claude Smith  bar r  seas. j returned to Grand Forks. They have  Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Currie left on  Wednesday for an   extended   vaca- j  tion trip to Manitoba.  Mrs. A. O. Frache left Thursday  morning for Kettle Falls, Wash., to  visit her parents.  taken   up   their   residence in   Mr.  Micbener's house.  W.J.Cook   left   today   for Van  couver to attend the meeting of  the  Grand   Masonic   lodge  as   delegate  from Harmony lodge.  _   ��������� ,.    i     Pte. Caughey McCallum   has   ar-  A. E. Savage came down from the *  .     ..   T, ..,     .  ���������                                        .         rived in Halifax from overseas.  Hock Candy mine on Tuesday for a    week's holiday. ���������        ��������� ,      a,       , ,     ���������, . .        .  J  For    Sale���������Sharpies    Tubhir   A  Miss Bertha  M.   Smith, daughter Separator.  Apply C. V. Meggitt.  of Mr. and Mrs.   G.   A.    Smith   of  this  city,   was   married in Victoria      E  Vant left for Nelson  Saturday  rand  City  orfcs Transfer G  DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Proprietors  aggage and General Transfer  Coal and Wood For Sale  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  Phone 64  npmgaiMMrmrii^  CLEVELAND   and  RED BIRD"  Cycling  is  easy  when  you  ride  a  Cleveland or a Red Bird  Bicycle, the wheels that run smoothly year after    QC7 Cfl  year.  Price.  Let me explain to you my easy sale plan on terms.  First-class repair work done in  Blacksmithing,   Brazing,   Aluminum  Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene  Welding,   Woodwork, Etc.  MOOYBOEK aBSaV&iTkil:"^.  Gpi-n S.-iiurd.iy i:v<iii<i������s Til! 10 o'Ooc-k  If the orchard lands are under an  irrigation  system   tbe question   of  improving soil fertility is  not  difficult.    Legume crops may be grown  annually   and   then   ploughed    in  deeply; this  operation   followed by  shallow surface tillage, and the problem is   largely  solved.    But in districts   were   there  is   no irrigation,  and the summer rainfall is not   sufficient to supply the   needs  of both  the trees and a growing cover   crop,  the problem is more  difficult.    The  mulcb system offers partial   relief to  the dry districts, in that  it   reduces  destruction of organic matter caused  by tillage; enn.=erves   moisture   thai  s    usually    lost   from   exposed soil  surfaces.    At the experimental   station for Vancouver island   the   orcl-  arci was established under   a   tillage  practice that during   the lourth year  a green mulchment.    Peas  and   red  clover are the mulch materials used  Peas are sown   in   October and  the  clover is weeded   in March, the rota  Hon consisting of one year peas, two  years olover   The green crops are cut  early in June and at once spread beneath tbe trees.  By this method the  decay'  of   the mulch material will  greatly increase the organicmatter in  the soil and there is no summer-tillage' to  destroy   it  after it has been  produced.  r  Jewelry aiid Silverware  Everything that can please and charm your friend  Before going elsewhere,,give us a call and inspect  our stock.  'Tim  "Quality Jewellers"  Bridge Street, - Next Boor 15. C. Telephone Office  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty  U  CUSTOMS REEGIPTS  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer at  this port, makes the following detailed report of the customs receipts  at the head office in this city and at  the various sub-customs offices, for  tbe month of May,  1919:  Grand Forks SI,036 94  Carson        492 50  Phoenix      387.93  Cascade City  3.85  Total   81,921.22  LIFT CORNS OR  CALLUSES OFF  Doesn't hurt!    Lift any corn or  callus off with fingers  Don't suffer! A tiny bottle of  Freezone costs but a few cents at any  drug store. Apply a few drops on tbo  corns, calluses and "hard skin" on bottom of feet, then lift them off.  When Freezone removes corns from tho  toes or calluses from the bottom of feet,  the skin beneath is left pink and healthy  and   never   sore,   tender   or   irritated.  sings ,.a  sprmgtime loye som  "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, Amorel (Welcome, lovel)  - ���������       .      Red S������al Record 64772.    Ten-inch,  Two sprightly rmr dance numbers  One by Sergeant Markels' Orchestra: "Sweet  Emalina, My Gal"���������a one-step full of instrumental surprises.  Theother "While the Incense is Burning"  is  a fas-trot by  Earl Fuller's Orchestra..  Both on one Victor Record. ..  ������������������-..���������. double-fttco Record 18450.   Ten-inch,'  Come in and let us play them for you  or any of the  SINGER STORE  H. WEBER, Manager  Grand Forks, B. C.  rather pertly, at a certain reception.  "That is of no consequence, madam," was ihe instant reply, "since  you are never likely to come into  contact with either."  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs to   Armson, sboe  re  pairer.    The   Hub.    Look  for  the  Bijr  Boot.  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FORFINE PRINTING  .i^wminmi  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yalk Hotel, Fihst Strekt  "Winnie" Scored  Once upon a time the present  British war secretary grew a mous  tache. "Do you know, Mr Churchill,  that I like your moustache as little  as I like your political views," a  fiivolouri   little   lady   said    to him,  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to'" Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Dono  E. C. McCUTCHEON  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  AND  !  Ofi'ick !  F. Downey's Cigar Store  First Street  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern liigs and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street

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