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 I ���������.,.  //)  ���������*���������      -V   !,.  Kettle Valley Orchardist  17TH YEAR���������No   33  GRAND FORKS   B.'C, FRIDAY, JUNE 14/1918  $1.00 PER YEAR  lEIIIIH  L  Favors Insurance ol Canadian Soldiers Serving Overseas .  Mayor Acres and Aid. Harkness,  McArdle,' McCallum, McCabe, McDonald and Schnitter were present  at the regular meeting of the city  council on Monday evening  A letter from Government Agent  Almond, in reference to the application of George Moreau for admission to the Old Men's home at Kara-  loops, was read and ordered filed.  On motion of Aid. McDonald and  McCallum, the clerk was instructed  to take the case up with the provincial secretary.  A letter from H. E. Young was  ordered filed.  A communication from the city  clerk's oflice, London, Ont., requested the council to adopt a resolution  urging the Dominion government to  protect its overseas soldiers by  adopting and putting into force a  plan of insurance similar to that  now being practiced in the United  States. On motion of Aid. McCallum, the clerk was instructed to forward, a resolutiou-to-the government  along the lines -suggested by the  London council.  ���������A letter from Secretary Henniger,  of the Tennis club, asked for defin-  . ite hours for sprinkling the tennis  c-mrt. As the court is uot sprinkled  more than two or three times'a  week, the ciub was given considerable latitude in this respect.  A letter from the fuel controlle  respecting fuel matters generally  was ordeied filed.  A letter from the South Vancouver city C( ut.cil i fl'ertd m run.her of  articles for sale.    Ordered filed.  The chairman of the finance com  mittee recomm jnded that the past  month's accounts be paid, and that  the light in the city office be increased by putting another window  on the east side,- and that the floor  and ou the porch be repaired. These  repairs, he thought, could be made  at a cost of about S15.   Accepted.  The chairman of the board of  works reported that the work of repairing the sidewalks had been completed. He recommended that the  wooden walk on Columbia avenue  near W. " H. Dinsoj ore's residence  be condemned and removed. There  was also a short piece of sidewalk on  Main street mar the Methodist  church that should be eondeu n d  and taken out. T^e report- was  adoptel.  The chairman of the water and  light committee reported that the  committee had fixed the hours for  sprinkling tbe school grounds from  6 till 9 The council approved this  arrangement.    The   chairman  com-  hira once, and then if the offence  was repeated to prosecute him.  The council then resumed consideration of Aid. McCallum's  weights and mesures bylaw. The  bylaw passed through tbe committee process, and under a suspension  of the rules was read for the .third  reading. All of the aldermen expressed themselver as being heartily  in favor of the bylaw.  Aid. McCabe thought this would  be an opportune time for tbe city to  purchase its coal supply for next  winter, and on motion the clerk was  instructed to advertise for tenders  at once.  Aid. McCallum gave notice that  at the next meeting he would ask  leave to introduce a rate and tax  bylaw, and .also a rebate of taxes  bylaw.  DISTRIBUTING  POINT FOR SINGERS  H. Weber, representative for the  Singer Sewing Machine company  in the Boundary-Kootenay district,  states that his company has decided  to make Grand Forks the distributing center for these popular machines for the Boundary country  and a large terrftory west of this  point. Heretofore the distribut-  i lg point for this district has been  Nelson. The company is now en  deavoring to secure a suitable build  ing in this city ior office acd storage  purposes, and the change will become effective July 1. The change  will be quite an acquisition to Grand  Forks, as the company contemplates  to eventually cover a vast- territory  from the headquarters here. The  agent will spend most of his time  here, aud the machines will be  shipped to this city in   carload lots.  Local  Men Interested in  Properties on Flagstafi!  Mountain  It is reported that the recently  discovered chromite deposits near  Cascade have caused considerable  excitement among mining men in  this "district. It is expected that  greater activity will start shortly  when chromite will be mined, -owing to the increased dem.md for it  as a war manufacturing product. It  is a low grade: proposition carrying  from 15 to GO per cent chrome.  Angus Cameron and Ralph Wol-  verton were among the first to stake  claims in that vicinity, which is on  the western slope.of Flagstaff moun  tain, about two miles east of Cascade and a half mile north of the international boundary line.  Others who have staked claims iu  the locality or are interested are W.  S. Phillips, C. Johnson, the Stewart-  Calvert company, Murt Carroll, Leo  Mader and C. A. Mix.  Last fall an engineer of the Stewart-Calvert company bonded claims  of Mr. Cameron, who is said to have  realized SoOOO. When the news  leaked out tbe prospectors got busy  and are'still active in the neighborhood. The same firm also staked  two claims aud have been carrying  on development work.  Experts   from   several   American  companies have been anxious to ob  tain properties, and it is stated, that  the propositions offered  were   on  a  royalty basis for tonnage   extracted.  LAUD AMERICA'S  LOYALTY TO RUSSIA  Americans Must Register  E. A. Wakefield, American consul at Fernie, states that all Americans should register on June 22 in  compliance with the regulations of  the Canada registration board for  man and woman power on that  day.  Registration as an American citizen, American military registration,  Americau certificate of military ex  emption or   birth   certificate   is not  sufficient.    All residents of Cauada,  temporary or otherwise,and of whatever  nationality, who  are  over 16  years of age must  register  on   that  date.    This registration is  more  in  the nature of an industrial   measure  and   should   not be  confused with  the military registration. Mr. Wakefield points out the two are entirely  separate and  distinct.    The consul  also impresses upon  all Americans  in the consular district,who have not  already done so, the  advisability of  registering as American   citizens   at  the consulate at once.    Registration  application forms may   be  obtained  at any Ameiican consulate,   but  in  making rtquests for forms it should ' not."  be   stated   whether  native   born or  naturalized citizen, A Surprise   :  The embargo placed on fresh fruits  Essential Industries        coming from the United   States is a  The  American  government   will /great surprise to  British   Columbia  The London press unanimously  approves ol President Wilson's address to American journalists, the  News declaring: "Wilson reveals  himself the architect of the world's  future. The United States'loyally  toward Russia is one of the war's  redeeming features. When history  is written President Wilson will  shine like a beacon light in the  darkness."  President Wilson advocates pan-  Americanism as a pact for Americans for self protection purpose.  This  developed  on  Tuesday    with  British Columbia can grow all the  fruit that the prairies can consume  and would make an effort to do so  if this market depended on them  and eastern Canadian supplies. However, there is a time wheu those  who can afford luxuries can get  fruits ahead of our season from  southern points. There is no competition in this stuff and seldom do  we hear any complaint about the  high price it sells for. It has a bad  effect on British Columbia fruits  when they do come in, as the taste  of many of tbe consumers is already  satisfied. It would be a good thing  for everybody (but the trade) if this  practice of early fruit shipments  from the south were discontinued  while tbe balance of trade is against  us.  SOME OF BILL'S .  CAMOUFLAGE  With the British Forces, June 12.  ���������The spirit of the German army  was never keener than it is today.  It would be playing Germany's  game to report otherwise. Events on  the Somme, the Lys and the Aisne  have had their effect. Also, professional lecturers and special officers  are circulating among the troops en  couraging them with moral stimulants. These insist that tbe war is  almost over and declare that Germany is invincible, fighting in self-  defence. They say that more Americans are sunk at sea than have arrived in France, and that the Americans can not arrive in force before  Germany whips the al ies; also that  those arriving are unable to stand  fire and are generally untrained and  inefficient German prisoners gen  erally are insolent, arrogant and  sneering, apparently owning the  earth. They are convinced that  Germany will win this year, with  the allies feeding out of the kaiser's  hand. They dream of annexing  Chicago.  Such is the army that Hindenburg  is nursing prior to his fourth great  offensive.  Su^ar for Preserving  In reply to an inquiry tbe following message, which is self-expiana-  tory, has been received from the  Canada food board:  "There is nothing in our regulations to prevent home preserving;  we wish to encourage this as much  as possible. We sent out statements  last night to the .press dealing with  the sugar situation. As long as the  public do not hoard sugar but use  it   sensibly, and   comply with  our  President  Poincare   Says  Equilibrium Will Be  Restored  Paris, June 13.���������On the anniversary of the arrival of American  troops in France, President Poincare  has cabled the following message to  President Wilson:  ,'The allies, owing to the Russian  capitulation, are living through the  most difficult hours of the war, but  the rapid formation of new American units and the uninterrupted increase in overseas transportation are  leading us with certainty toward  the day when the equilibrium will  be restored."  America's Wheat Crop  Washington, June 12.���������The agricultural department estimates show  there will be a wheat crop in 1916  31,000,000 bushels, which is substantially over the average and 30  per cent larger than last year's  crop.   ���������  News of the City  The assize court in Greenwood  has been postponed to the 24th  inst. There are two criminal cases  and one civil case on the docket.  The log drive on the main Kettle  river for the Forest mill at Cascade  passed the city today.  ���������W.. X. Parkins, city clerk of-  Phoenix, was a Grand Forks visitor,  yesterday.  Noel Ryley is ill in an hospital in  Vancouver.  At the last meetiug of Grand  Forks Lodge No. 30, It. of P., the  following officers were elected:. C.  C, P.O. Hayman; V.C., Nels Set-  terlund; Prel., K. Ruiter; K. of R.  aud S., R. J. Garduei; M. of F.,Carl  Holm; M. of E., F. O. Trout; M. at  A., S. Siddall;I.G., R. E. Jenne;  O.G., F. J. Miller.  Mrs. S. J. Miller is   visiting  Spokane this week.  the   publication   of  an   authorized  regulations there   will be   sufficient  version   of  his   recent   address   tu  in Canada to  take  care of the fruit  Mexican editors in Washington.  He declared the Munroe doctrine  was simply telling the smaller  Americas: "We are going to be your  big brother, whether yuu wish  it or  crop.  THE WEATHER  pUined   of   people using water for  soon publish a list of  tbe industrial  growers and shippers  it  oflplantsshowing which of   the indus-: 1918 crop is sold in a  Most of our  advance   before  lawn aud ta-den sprinkling out  of | plantsshowing  hours.    He thought it was time   to ' tries   are   considered  essential  and  the news came out, so the fear   that  put a .stop  to  this practice.    The  mayor explained that   he   had   in  structed the chief of  police to   keep  non-essential.  our prices may be prohibitive is unfounded.  If this embargo is for  one  P. B. FVeeland, resident mining year only it will not be of much  a close watch on the water con-' engineer, left on Saturday for a three benefit to British Columbia, as ap-  sumeas, and if anyone ^as caught weeks'professional trip through the pies, tbe chief crop for sale on the  using the  water  illegally   to   warn  Similkameen district. . prairies, are not included in the list.  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.    Mia.  June    7���������Friday   60 48  S���������Saturday   ....  tfo 58  U���������Suud-iy  93 51  10���������Monday  87 53  11��������� Tuesday  90 47  12���������Wednesday .. 96 .       49  13-Thursday  90 01  Inches  Rainfall   0.02  Mrs, W. Truax left  on   Wednesday for a visit to Spokane.  During the past week Christina  lake became very popular as a cooling oil' place.  This ia about the right season of  the year to sow buckwheat. There  is quite a lot of it being planted in  the valley this year, we understand.  It is a good substitute for white  Hour, and the plain, wneu in bloom,  makes a splendid food for bees.  S. J. Mattews has purchased    W.  J. Uawe'a property in this city.  Mrs. H. C. Kerman and daughter  Dons returned home on Wednesday. Miss Kerman has been visiting  Iriends in Seattle for two or three  mouths, and Mrs. Kerman went to  Spokane to meet ner.  Alex Robinson is getting out  cedar poles near Nelson. They are  shipped to the Ontario government  at Toronto.  Wise wives won't waste.  ummuatmmmmmuminaa THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C  Wat (&mnh Matks ^������n  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  toes   this year than   it planted' last year.    A  London newspaper has offered $3750 in prizes  to be awarded iu October for the biggest and  ! best potacoes and the largest'yield to the acre.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  There have been many  reports during   the  One Year (iti Canada and Great Britain) $1.00 ,' P^t   Week   spcculatieg   oil   the probability of  One Year (in the United States)   1.50 the German high seas fleet abandoning its hid-  Vuosk 101R - Gjiand Forks, B. C.  of land they wili never reach the shore again.  OFFICE:     COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, JUNE .14, 1.918  If everybody would heed the advice of Chief  Forester Grainger, the forests of British Columbia could be made practically fire-proof,  thus eliminating a vast amount of waste.  The United States government's first concrete ship, the Faith, so well justified its name  on its trial, trip that the. shipping boai'd at  once ordered forty concrete ships of 7500 tons,  eighteen tank steamers and twenty 400-ton  concrete barges for the Erie canal.  HOW ABOUT THE HARVEST?  The American Federation of Labor has  ] ledged its support to the American government in winning the war for freedom. At the  annual convention of the federation in St.  Paul yesterday, a resolution was adopted urg-  iiH'- President Wilson to take over, immediate  control of the .Western Union vtnd Postal  Telegraph companies, in view of the possibility of a strike of union telegrapher. This is  the proper spirit. If all the allied nations  will present a solid front to the enemy, victory will come sooner than we expect.  The order in council prohibiting the importation of luxuries "and non-essential goods,  except under special license, is not a mere extension of the national policy of fiscal protec-  tionr the Toronto News tellsi us. It is not a  new means -of giving further aid to Canada's  industries. It is a serious attempt of the government after long consideration to husband  Canada's financial resources, to lessen the adverse trade balance with the United States,  and to improve the exchange rate on New  York. The new policy will "involve inconvenience to some and loss to others, but this  is a time when the ability of the Canadian  people to maintain their army in the war must  be cansidered above everything else.  "I intend to stand up for Russia-as well as  for France."���������President Wood row Wilson.  Now, observes the New York World, will  liussia please stand up so  she can   be  stood  i>y?   The national executive committee of the  Canadian Patriotic Fund, at a meeting in Ottawa recently, decided that after March 31,  191.9, no further campaigns will be inaugurated for voluntaiy subscriptions from individuals, companies or municipal or provincial  bodies, but that any additional revenue thereafter required should be sought from the federal government. Naturally this can not be procured until the next session of the Dominion  parliament. It is expected that the contributions in  hand, and those   which  are  to!  The shortage of flour and wheat, products  is so serious  between   now  and next harvest  that every effort must be made by this continent to tide it over.    Farmers   by   producing  wheat are helping to win the war.   By saving  flour they and everybody else in  the  country  may also help towards the same end.   In this  connection it is of interest to note that in the  West it is estimathcl   that,   the three  prairie  provinces   this  spring  have sown an increase  of about 2;GOO,000 acres,  of which  2,000,000  acres are. of wheat. This is the report of J. I).  McGregor, director, of labor for. the  Canada  Food board, with offices  in   Winnipeg.    It is  based   upon   estimates  received from a large  number of points throughout the -{three1-, provinces  as  well  as upon the personal observa-_  tion of Mr. McGregor himslf.   If the average  crop from this.increased acreage  amounts  to  only ten bushels of wheat per acre, which is a  very low estimate  ih.daed, the  average being  more like twenty bushels, it would mean 20,-  000,000 bushels of wheat.   The average  consumption   of wheat  in  the wheat consuming  countries' the world over runs about five bushels per capita per year, so that  I he ���������increased  crop   which  Canada ,expects to produce  this  summer would feed 4,000,000 people for twelve  months.    At a most conservative calculation,  that  is to  say it would feed the bulk of the  British army.    The probabilities are that this  increase will be double that amount, and it is  to be hoped such indeed will be the  case,   as  there is need of every bushel.  Dr. J. W. Robertson, who made a tour of  Eastern Canada, in the production campaign  on behalf of the food board and the minister  of agriculture, estimates an increased acreage  of cultivated crops for the five provinces, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia  and Prince Edward Island'of 2,000,000acres.  Compared with former years, there will be  quite an increx?se in wheat acreage in these  provinces, but what this amounts to it is impossible to say, as the fall wheat did not winter very well in many districts where an attempt was made to grow it. Some of these  areas, however, have been replaced by spring-  wheat.  The Eastern provinces will grow also increased amounts of fodder for livestock, so  that the meat supply will benefit as well as  the dairy output.  Canadian farmers are responding magnificently to the call for increased production, despite the many other calls that have been  heard and answered. The world is at the  greatest orisis in its history, and the farmers  of Canada have real "'zed the fact and shown  the true Canadian spirit. It remains now for  the people of the towns and cities to organize  r  '���������"%  yes  Half the eye trouble'comes from neglect. Most  cases of headache and nervousness are due directly  or indirectly to eye-strain.v  While drugs may afford a temporary relief, a  properly fitted pair of lenses will remove the cause  and relieve the strain. .Wc are Specialists in fitting Lenses.  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  ^  -J  TENDERS FOR COAL, B. C.  SEAL 151) TKNDKHS, addrefsed to ffm, Ilen-  dorr,on, Kcsiclont Architect, Viotorin, I'-.  C. and endorsed "Tenders f-n1 Cnal for tho  Dominion Uuildinsjs, l'rovinco of Hritish Ool-  umbiu " will be reeoivod by him until 12  "o'clocik noon, on' WedneKday, I uly 3,1918, for  the supply of ooiil for tin: lMiblic Buildings  throughout the Province of Hritish Columhisi.  Combined upoi'Hication und form eff tonder  cnii.be obtninod at this ollino, from tho Resident Architocit, Dominion Buildings, Victoria, and Ihe Superintendent Dominion  HuiMliiKS, Vancouver, I!.C.  Poisons tei:deriiip nre notified that tenders  will 1106,00 considered unless mudooit the  pr:nted forms supplied, and signed with their  actual signiiU:res.  Each tender must bo accompanied   by an  accepted clioque on aohnrtored linnlc, pnynble'  to the order of the Minister of lJiiblic Works,  equal to 10 p.c. of the amount of tho tender.  By order,  R.C.DESROCHKR3,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, June 6, 1918.  Pays for The  Sun for an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary con .itry  INGE  SEWIWG MACHINES  YOU CAN BUY A NEW SINGER  BY PAYING $3.00 PER MONTH  Old machines, any make, taken in  exchange. Repair work done afc reasonable prices. Drop me a card and J  will call on inv next ��������� trip, about the  10th of each month.  H. WEBERj   Box 948    NELSON, B.C.  Grand Forks Address: Hotel Province  fmtin!  -, . ... .,     ,  .       ,       ;and sacrifice personal  interests in  a  whole-  come  in  under promise until the dnte  above1,'    t   , . , ,  i      .,,     ,..     ,.    ., . .     ..hearted campaign to save these  crops, which  mentioned, will sulhce lor the requirements of ,        , ��������� .. ,  ,      .  .    ,.     -,       i ,, . /. .L i have been so successfully planted despite  dif-  the fund, and the national executive  commit-;,.    ... .,..,, .,, ,       :  ,   , t      .,, R1 ,, .  .        .     , hculties, so that the harvest will be as in-cat m  tee  hold   with  confidence  the   opinion   that; .. ,, fl��������� .   &  ���������, .��������� , ,   . .   ,    .       ,, 'proportion as the acreage sown.   Ins summer  there will be no abatement during  the  ensu-!     ,      . ... to. ���������  ,,    ���������     ., ... ,      j and autumn will mean a long pull and a, strong  nip-ten  months in   the payments from volun-1     ��������� ,.      n ,      , ������L *  to                                    J   *                                   pull for all hands,  tary sources. j    J The Canada food board asks these questions:  The German drive of March and April, Why not close the stores every other day at  placed in the hands of Germany more than' noon and let the clerks go out and help on  50,000 acres of land that the French had t{je farm? Why not let the towns' employees  planted to potatoes. To make up for the loss get out on the farm for the harvest rush? Why  and to add a generous amount for interest, the; not close the lawyers' offices every afternoon?  British prime minister has called on Great, Why can not the school teachers help on the  Britain to plant a million more acres to pota-'farm durin������ the holidays?  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made   to  Order'.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering  Neatly  Done  R. C. McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENOtf  "In God's name, what are   eggs  and  tea  Compared with final victory?"  qpilE 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 invjtations  .  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.  New Type  Lai est Style  Faces  THE  SUN  Columbia Avenue jiikI  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  Pa 101  VERY CHEAP  Two  light Three-Spring  Delivery Wagons.  E. C. HENNIGER THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  ne s  In the warm days of summer, one  does not care a great deal to move  about. Use the Telephone! There is no  inconvenience nor discomfort in using  the telephone. It is right to hand and  you can talk anywhere at any time.  The telephone is more than ever a  utility in the warm weather.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE  COMPANY, LTD.  CONTROL OF  BEE SWARMING  One of the greatest problems in beekeeping today is the control of swarm  in<r. It is natural for a strong eolonv  of bees to swarm in early summer  when honey is coming in; but the  breaking up of the colony cuts down  the honey yield, while watching for  and hiving swarms takes a great deal  of the beekeeper's time, and the swarm  escape notice and fly-away.-  The methods of controlling swarming that have been tested at the Can  tral -Experimental tarm, Ottawa, fall  under three heads.  1. General Measures.���������Partly shad  ing the apiary; providing a large entrance with deep space between combs  ;, ml iloor; giving plenty of room iu the'  brood chamber and supers; and vow g  queens. These methods, while yalnab'e.  have been found insufficient in themselves to prevent the bees from raising  queens in preparation for .swarming.  2. Manipulations to prevent more  than one swarm. The qneen's wings  are clipped, preferable during fruit-  bloom, and when a prime swarm  issues and is still in the air, the queen  is picked up from the ground and  placed in a cage, and the hive is removed tea new stand. A new hive  containing the caged queeu is then  placed on the old stand to receive the  returning swarm, tlie queen being  liberated later.- The field bees join  the swarm,: leaving the parent hive so  much weakened that it is not likely  to swarui again. To make certain of  this, however, the parent hive may be  merely turned around and not re  moved to the distant stand until five  days later. This method of swarm  'control necessitates   immediate   atten  tion whon the swarm issues, but, as  the manipulations are simple,they can  often be carried out by the home folks  should the beekeeper be away.  3. Manipulations to prevent swarm  ing altogether. At the timaof writing  none of the manipulations that have  been tried has succeeded except the  cutting out of all queen cells every  seven or eight days, and this failed  during a heavy honey flow from clover  at Ottawa in 1916, when the bees  raised queens from worker larvae, and  swarms issued before the queen cells  were capped over. It has, however,  been found possible to prevent swarming in out iipianes, .forty miles north  of Ottawa, by this means, although it  entailed weekly visits from the middle  of May until tho middle of August,  and much time was spent in examining each colony.  Experiments in the control of  swarming are being continued, especially along the following lines, which  seem the most promising:  1. Testing system of raising brood  to the super. Many of. these will delay swarming under some   conditions.  2. Finding means by which the  brood chamber may be easily examined  without lifting off the supers. A hive  in which the brood combs are in a rack  that can be drawn out sideways is  being tried.  3. Endeavoring to breed a strain  that will not swarm, of which the preliminary step is to find out if the non  swarming character shown by some  queens is inherited. A queen showing  this character was found to retain it  the following year.  Canadians are being asked to use  move cornmeal. It is a good idea.  Properly . prepared there can be no  more appetizing dishes than ^those  made from cornmeal and corn flour,  and they are as healthful as they are  appetizing.  Ghristma Lake Pavilion  Dancing every Wednesday night  during season. Good music, good  floor, good roads. Refreshments  served.     Boats for rent.        *  CANADA  DATC OF REGISTRATION  1918  CANADA REGISTRATION   BOARD  SERIES  NUMBER  ESSE  MONTH DAY YEAR  1. Name in full (surname last)?   3. Address (permanent)?...-..-.. .  CARD FOR FEMALES  TO BE FILLED IN BY DEPUTY REGISTRAR   2. Age?.    STfiEET  RURAL DELIVERY OR POST OFFICE  CiTY, TOY/N. ETC.  PROVINCE  4. Nationality?  can you speak English?  Fronoh?  6. British subject?     by birth?     naturalization?     marriage?  6. Are you single? married?        widow?        divorced?  7. How many children or wards    Will these children bo recorded  under 16? by another registrant?   8. Do your health and homo ties permit you, If required, to give  full-time paid work?  (Registrants answering "NO" here, need not answer any of tho  following questions: if answering "YES" or, if in doubt, shouiJ  fill up rest of card.   Al I must sign affirmation.)  Do your circumstances permit you to live away from home?  10. What is your present main occupation?  (sO If In business as employer, state number of employoo>!.  (b) Ifan employee, state name, business and address of omployer-  (o) If full-time voluntary worker, state name of Society served.  11. State partioulara of each. If you have  (a) Trade or profession?  (b) Degree, diploma or certificate?  (o) Special training?  12. Sb.to lonnth of experience, if any, in:  (a) Genoral farming.  (b) Truck farming.-  (c) Fruit farming   (c!) Poultry farming,  (c) Dairy farming   Years  13. Can you  (a) Drive a tractor?     (b) Drive a motor car?  (c) Drive a horso?  ��������� _  (d) Harness a horse?���������  (c) Do plain cooking?   14. Indicate here any qualification or practical experience which.you  possess, not already recorded.  15. Considering your health, training and oxporienco,")  and tlie national ncods,  in what capacity do >���������  you think you could serve best? )  16. Do your circumstances permit you to give regular)  ft:ll-t::ne s:rvi:o without rcriiinoration? f  I affirm that J have verified the above answers and C:at they are true.  Signature of Registrant..  ,ure of Registration  On June 22nd every person residing in Canada, nsnle or female, British or alien, of sixteen yearsorover.must attend  one of the registration booths located in his or her district, and there observe the procedure explained below*  Where to Regis  Every person required to register has the privilege of  registering at any of the public places provided for that  purpose. The location of all such places will be  specified in proclamations posted conspicuously.  How So Register  The procedure of registration is simple. Tho  questions upon the registration card can be answered  very easily, but they must be answered truthfully  and fully.  The card shown in  the illustration is a facsimile of the registration carcl for female!*    An  advertisement  showing the card for males appears in another paper.  Study tbe questions carefully so that you will be able to answer them promptly when registering.   If you have  any special qualification, or feel that your services would be more beneficial lo the country in some other line  of work, say so. '*  While all are compelled to register on Registration Day, it is not contemplated by the Government  to force the sick, feeble and aged to turn out.   If such persons will notify the Registrar prior to June  , 22nd of their inability to aHSe*nd at a place of registration, an effort will be made to regisler'them at  home, provided the request is reasonable and justified.  Remember thoDiy���������June22nd���������Remember the Hours���������7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Register early and netyourCertificate for your own protection.  24F  Issued by authority of  Canada Registration Board  k'^y^-ra^^  ADVERTISING  That Brings  teady  Trade to  You  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  news of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeks more than others���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't there  something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping every week. Aren't  you losing many of them  the weeks you do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store���������it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space regularly, and  be sure it is in THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this valley.  4&  The GRANDFORKSSUN  eaders    Want   to   Hear  From   You   Every   Week THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  i ���������  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 by  n  Complete Home Furnishers  a tennis tournament. Messrs. McCallum, Spinks and Frache will  have charge of the courts.  O  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FORFINE PRINTING  ���������-MHA-lMlU-UliJl  News of the City  No arrangements have yet been  made in this city for taking the  man and woman power a week from  tomorrow.  At the last mepting of Banner  Rebel��������� h lodge, I.O.G F., the elec  tion of officers resulted as follows:  N G, Miss C. McCallum; V.G., Mrs.  John A. Hiutniij U.S., Mrs. P W.  Clarke; F.S., Mrs. Dan Fleming;  Treas., Mrs. J. N. Currie. Past  grand jewels were given to Mrs. J.  N. Currie and Mrs P. W. Clarke,  the presentation being made by Mrs.  N. Thy lor.  Lifiit. A. R. M������nn,  who   arrived  ' in    Canada   recently   in   charge   of  some wounded   soldiers, expects  to  visit his home in this city before he  returns to England.  Well, it's like this:  Dr. Ronald C. Macfie, of Aberdeen,  Scotland, has discovered that every  muscular movement is accomplished  by an explosion. You are different  from an aeroplane motor' in three  essentials���������component matter, design  and the manner of exploding. When  an aero cylinder explodes just so much  gas is gone, nob to be regenerated  within the motor. But when you  wield the hoe in your garden, your  muscles of the hand and arm are pro-  polled by an oxpiosion of part of their  own substance. Tho burnt up portion  is automatically replaced by natural  processes  If you require a groat deal of muscular power���������if you explode a great  deal���������Dv. Macfie explains, you must  eat starch foods and make all the  oxygon you can get.  In other words, lay off the meat;  eat potatoes and -go walking in the  open air at night instead of going to  the movies.  _  9 ^y^-SLa.   <gt^   "V-^^jp;������  "Quality Jewellers"  We cany a complete line of Jewellery .���������Silverware/'  Watches and Clocks. Cultivate the habit of vising our store frequently. A cordial welcome  awaits you, and we will cheerfully show and explain the merits of whatever may interest you.  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty.  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  p:gKT>is^*ag^aMiESSS^Hi^^  There is a lot of water in the  Kettle river going to waste at present. It is needed on the land in  the valley. What happened that  gravity irrigation scheme?  D. McCallum, John xMcDouald,  C Pearson and li. McPherson left  on Tuesday for Penucton to attend the meeting of the 1.00 F.  grand lodge as   del.-gat.es   fiom   the  local lodge. j        >    I     When  eight-year-old   boys     play  Mrs. F. E   Cooper, Mrs.   N.   Tay- prominent pans in the. police court.  lor, Mrs. Graham  and   Mrs.   Cunie it  is time for their   parents  to   take  left for Penticton on Tuesday to  at- drastic  measures or the  youngsters  leod   the   Rebfikah's   grand    lodge will   land    in   the   penitentiary in a  meeiiug.    Miss Florence   spraggett, few years. There is no  law   to   pre-  woo has   been visiting  her   sister at vent us from printing the names   of  iveremeos, is also in   attendance  at the   parties   to  whom we refer, and  toe meeting. . we do not expect to get any   thanks  jfor witholding them.    The  chances  Local strawberries are now in thejare  that  U)ey  wouId.fee, proud to  market, and. they are selling   at   25������ ;see their names   paraded  in   public  per box.  in connection with their crime.  J oll're  Life has meant action to Marshal J.  J. Cesaire Jofne. _  Repelling the  Teuton   invaders   of  his country has been his life  job, aud  he has devoted his youth and his   ad  vaiutcd years to the  task.  Ho was a student in the Ecole Poly-  technicpue when the Franco Prussian  war broke out in 1870. He served  through the war. and as a second  lieutenant helped to defend Paris.  Born at Rivesaltes in 1S52, he was  a captain at 2-i. He became major in  ItiSQ. and in 1897 a lieutenant-  colonel.  Between European wars Joft'ro  fought in Imlo-China, the Soudan and  Madagascar.  At the battle of the Marne it was  Joffre who, as generalissimo of tho  French armies, saved Paris and be  came to the French and the allies the  beloved Papa .Joffre.  In i9lG Joffre became Marechal de  France.  m  C3&L  *d  ���������LEADS      |  S    W     L!    R S   B fYs"*i        B       a    H   "^56,   ^a������. inki  SAYS: LEMON. JUICE  WILL REMOVE FRECKLES  ***Sg&,  LEADS "  \<?f%  O  Ml  W  I  r3^ n  nsreal  ������  '^iSirM  r lutta  aa^.rergfo'iirKKM'-'i-Kagae  a     B  sCaass U        8 \xsasf '������sos*'       ti H.  Girls!   Make this cheap beauty lotion  to clear and whiten your skin.  At the last sitting of the exeuup-  lijn tribunal Arnold Caner was  given-a further   exemption   of    two  Christina Lake Pavilion  Dancing   every   Wednesday   night  months, and the claim   of   Norman j during season.   Good music, good door,  Fleming was disallowed.  good    roads.     Refreshments   served.  Boats for rent.  The  grain   crop   in   this  valley  needs a good rain about as   badly as ! YOU'LL EXPLODE  Russia needs a sane leader.  Charles Pecks, of Olds, Alta, and  Miss Emily Wilkinson, of Cascade,  were married in this city last   week.  At an organization meeting of the  Grand Forks Tennis club E C Henri iger was elected president and Neil  McCallum secretary-treasurer. A  ci mmittee composed of Messrs.  Hull, Hodgson and Mcllwaine was  .���������ippointed to arrange a  schedule for  IN A MINUTE  You are a howitzer shell all rolled  into one���������if you only knew it. You  can explode more forcibly than the  200 pound thin-shell aero bomhs that  Fntzie sprinkles over London on moonlight nights. And the only thing that  saves you from blowing yourself up  every minute of your life is nature's  provision for distributing your spark  throughout your system.  Squeeze the juice of two lemons into  a bottle "ontaining three ounces .of  orchard white, shake well, and you have  a quarter pint of the best freckle and  tan lotion, and complexion beautifier, at  very, very small cost.  Your grocer has the lemons and any  drug store or toilet counter will supply  three ounces of orchard white for a few  cents. Massage this sweetly fragrant  lotion into the face, neck, arms and  hands each day and sec how freckles and  blemishes disappear and how clear, soft  and white the skin becomes. Yes! It  is harmless.  CY  series is now complete.  'Ei ""  Our stock  ofbicycles  and acces-  Our new 1918  Bicycles can not be beat in finish and quality.  Before buying anything in the bicycle line get  my prices first. Don't order out of town. I  will give you close prices, and I only sell first-  class go oris.  SQUARE AND HONEST DEALING- A large assortment of different styles of Tires and Tubes for bicycles and motor cycles always  in stock. I carry everything in stock in the bicycle line, for both  English and Canadian styles, and I Imvu a full equipment of tools for  all kinds of repairing. I also sell first grade of heavy motor cycle  oil.    Send me your bicvele and  I. wiil see that-, vou are satisfied.  I ALSO DO BLACKSMITHING in al! its'bnmcl.es, Woodwork,  Brazing, ().\y-Acetylene Welding, etc     Open on Salurday   night   till  10 o'clock. ' BICYCLES SOLD ON TERMS.  J. R. cJMOOYBOERo  Blacksmith and Bicycle Dealer  Opposite Grand Forks Garage  Almost a Yankee  King George is a baseball fan.  Lieut. G.M. Price, sports officer  of Sunningdale Canadian hospital,  wrote to the Anglo-American league  asking for a place in the league for  tlie Sunningdale team:  "In regard fo the popularity of  our team, 1 need only point out  that his majesty the king makes a  practice of attending our games at  Sunningdale.  !   It Works! Try It  t  $ Tells   how   to   loosen   a   sore,  ! tender  corn  so  it lifts I  ? out without pain. f  f J  Good news spreads rapidly and druggists here are kept busy dispensing  froc/ouc, the ether discovery of a Cincinnati man, which is said to loosen  any corn so it lifts out with the fingers.  Ask at any pharmacy for a quarter  ounce of freezone, which will cost very  little, but is said to be sufficient to rid  one's feet of every hard or soft corn or  callus.  You apply just a few drops on tho  tender, aching corn and instantly the  soreness ia relieved, and soon the corn  Is so snriveled that it. lifts out without pain. It is a sticky substance  which dries when applied and never  inflames or even irritates the adjoining tlsLiie.  This discovery will prevent thousands of death.! annually from lockjaw  and Infection Ik re in fori ro.-ultiiiR from  the suicidal nabfi o������ cutting corns.  "Buying Up the Press"  There were many people Who said  during the federal election last December that the press of Canada had  been bought by means of government  advertising in such campaigns as the  Victory Loan issue. The published  figures revealing the actual cost of  floating the Victory loan show that  out of total expenditures amounting  to 85,000,000, only ������207,000 went to  all the newspapers and journals in  Canada for advertising, while $750,-  000 went as commission to broke.is,  SI, 140,000 to canvassers and $9S-1,-  395 to bankers.���������Grain Growers'  Guide.  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  :^?������.  %i  Wise wives won't waste.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your   repairs  to  Arnison, sboo   re  pairer.    The   Hub.    Look  tor  the   Big  Boot.  SAFETY  When you are in   the   Boundary  Country stay at the  Hotel Province  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  A new brick and marble building,  strictly fireproof, with iron lire escapes  and 200 feet of 2 inch hose. Hot and  cold water; bath on each floor; 52 bedrooms, barber shop, pool and billiard  rooms and sample rooms all under the  same roof.   We cater to tourist   trade.  V"  P. A.'.Z, PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, Fikst.Street  Ljyrny at your  I itK I  SERVICE  Modern 'Bigs' and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model Livery Barn  n M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  O  AND  |  OFFICE AT R. PETRIE'S STORE  PHONE 64  HANSEN S GO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Office !  F. Dowry's Cigar Store  Ffrst'Street  TeiiBI'honkb;  Office, Kf>6  Hanhe.n's Residence  KH8  MPERIAL'ra PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL  Fresfi Tobaccos  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  W������   J.  Meagher, Prop.

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