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 ^  *.  J 4>,  " *ie Valley Orchardist  SIXTEENTH \YEAR--No   34  GRAND FORKS , B. G:, FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1917  $1.00 PER YEAR  VISITS CITY  Explained-Certain Clauses'Of  Mining.Bill at Meeting  Monday Night  Hon. William Sloan, minister of  mines in the Brewster government,  Mrs. Sloan, J. ��������� Ei W.Thompson,  member for Grand Forks, and Mr..  D. Dunn, private secretary to the  minister, arrived in the city' on  Satuiday from tbe Kooleoay. The  party spent Saturday night in Phoenix, and on Sunday they enjoyed  a day's, outing at Christina lake.  Monday Mr. Thompson took the  minister, Mrs. Sloan and Mr. Dunn  for an auto trip to Franklin camp,  where the day was spent in inspecting the various mining properties. Tuesday was devoted to fish-  . ingrat Christina lake, and on Wed-  < ^.v nesday the four members of the  party left for Rossland.  A meeting, at which Mayor Acres  presided, was held in the board of  trade rooms on Monday evening in  order to give tbe prospectors, thf  miners and the citizens generally an  .! "' opportunity to meet'the minister  informally and to discuss with him  matters of moment to the district.  J. E. W. Thompson, our member  and   chairman   of  the   house committee   on   mining,   was   the  first  speaker, and reviewed   exhaustively  the  mining " legislation   enacted by  the late session.    He spoke very enthusiastically of the minister's earnest desire to further the, mining  industry of the province.    The  part};  " had inspected all the camps  in  the  district.    The most urgent needs of  the district at a present was a  road  from Christina to Paulson and a few  short   branch ' roads in   the North  Fork district, and he  feit confident  that these  would   be   forthcoming.  With   the   ministers  consent, JVr.  Thompson made the announcement  ���������that*P. B. Feeland, of   the   Granby  company at Phoenix, had b^een  appointed   resident  mining   engineer  of this district, and he would   make  his headquarters Hin Grand   Forks.  He also stated that another member  of tbe government,   Hon. Mr. Pat-  tullo, minister of lands, would  visit  the city during the summer.  Leo Mader gave a vivid description of the visible and potential ore  wealth of the Paulson district, describing the devolopment work now  being done at tbe Inland Empire  mine and other properties in the  camp. A road from Christina lake  to Paulson, a distance of about  eleven miles, would be of material  benefit to the district.  drilling and   free   assaying  by the  government for prospectors.  Hon. Mr. Sloan said this was thiB  first visit to" southern British Columbia. All hiB activities heretofore had been confined to the coast,  to the north,and to the Yukon.. He  was surprised to find mining industry .as far advanced here as it it. He  was was making a tour of the province in order to familiarize himself  with the requirements of the various  section. He had gathered a great  many facts on his trip, and he was  sure that the tour would be produc  tive of a great deal of good. At  Fernie, from which town he had  just come, he had impressed on the  coal mine operators the undesira-  bility of exporting coke to the  United States while it was needed to  keep the British Columbia smelters  in blast. He did wish to make any  rash statement regarding the end of  the coal strike in the Crow's Nest,  bpt he thought he was safe in saying that the miners would return to  work inside of ten days and that  the smeltar in this city would soon  be in operation again.  Regarding the construction of  roads in the district for mining purposes, he did not see any difficulties  in the way of promising this request; but, speaking in'.a lighter  vein, he remended those present  that Mr. Thompson, as chairman  of the mining committee, was practically his boss, and if they did not  get.everything they asked for they  could blame Mr. Thompson and not  him.  The term "blue sky" law, he said,  was an importation from tbe States.  In   former  days  tbe  only limit to  wild-cat schemes.for which  stock  was sold  was the   blue sky,-   That  was  derivation of  tbe  term.    The  law  was  designed ��������� to put a stop to  "wildcattrng" in mining.    It  would  not prevent the owner of  a   promis-.  ing property from  stocking it and.  selling shares; but it would  compel  him to put the money obtained  for  the sale of these shares  into development  work,  and  the   purchaser  had a right to expect this  much at  least for his money.  Regarding the construction of a  railway to Franklin.be said it would  be difigcult to induce any company  to build unless sufficient tonnage  could be shown. The stationing of  a resident mining" engineer here  would do much to solve this problem.  The diamond drilling clause of  he bill had been misquoted by  some of the newspapers of the interior, especially the Nelson News.  It was not the imention of tbe , government to go onto a claim owner's  property and diamond drill it  whether he wanted it done or not.  If a mining man wanted any diamond drilling done, he would have  to make application to the govern:,  ment- for it, and pay for it at actual  coet either in cash or royalties.   But  Another,. .Grand -- Eorks..Man  Makes Supreme Sacrifice  For the Empire  Yesterday's casualty list contained the name of C. A. Coughlan,  who about nine days ago was reported wounded, as having died of  wounds.  Mr. Coughlan was employed by  P. Bums & Co. in this city for a  number of years, and had a large  number of . friends here. For, two  or three years he acted, as manager  of the local branch.. He enlisted at  Nelson, where he was employed at  the time, and left here for Vernon  with the 54th battalion. He is survived by his wife, who is living in  "Vancouver at present. A brother-  in law of deceased, H. Lutley, is a  resident of this city.  RECOMMENDS GOVERNMENT TAKE OVER MINES  In tbe house last Wednesday, R.  F Green, M.P. for Kootenay, who  failed to settle the coal strike  in District 18, recommended that  the government take over the mines  and operate them.  The Obscure Mr. Hoover  Whenever the United States  senate indulges in the luxury of an ex  himself one of the master mining  engineers of the world, with an income far beyond that of most of the  jack leg lawyers who are now accidentally sitting in our senate. Wherever the engineers who were doing  tbe world's big work foregathered,  Hoover was known and admired and  welcomed.       ^ '  But it was the war which gave the  man his splendid opportunity.  Dropping his own life's work and  the big emoluments it brought him,  he devoted himself, without reserve  and without pay, to the1 Christ-like  service of feeding and clothing 11,-  ,000,000 Belgians and Frenchmen.  In all the history of civilization  there has been no job like it, and in  all history no such job was ever  carried on with greater economy,  efficiency, honesty and courage. No  history of the war can ever be writ  ten without devoting pages' of glowing praise to Herbert C. Hoover.  His name will be known and honored when the nonentities in the  present seuate have ceased to exert  any more influence on men's  thoughts and affairs than the silent  "p" in the word pneumonia.���������  Pittsburg Post.  RECRUITING WEEK  ���������t      IN THE STATES  President Wilson has designated  the week beginning June 23 as recruiting;, week. The president asks  for seventy thousand volunteers.  The proclamation follows:  "I hereby designate the period  June 23 to 30 next as recruiting  week for the regular army, and call  upon unmarried men between 18  and 40 who have no dependents  and   are   not   engaged  in pursuits  First Flight Thrills Not So  Numerous As Average ^  Person Expects  ecutive session from which the mere vifcaJlv uecessary for the prosecution  public and the reporters are kept  out, some ��������� misrepresentative can be  relied upon to display himself as a  pluperfect ass. Our so-called "upper  chamber" had " such a session  the other day and in the course  of much denunciation of the  food bills one master-mind spoke of  Herbert C. Hoover as a "man who  had emerged from obscurity only a  short time ago and whom the ad-  minstration now wants to make a  food dictator."  ���������Long before' the war, it just so  happens    that   Hoover   had made  of the war, to present themselves for  enlistment during the week designated to the number of seventy  thousand."  NOTES OM MANY SUBJECTS  F. M. Kerby commended the; the government had reason to sus-  appointnient of a resident mining pect that there were immense de-  engineer for the'district. It was a. posits of iron ore, now lying idle,  very good move, and would do on the coast and in other portions of  more than anything else that has the province, and these tbe depart  been done to ascertain the mineral,' ment had decided to diamond drill  wealth of tbe district. He also in order to ascertain the iron wealth  asked for an interpretation of the! of the country add, to promote the  "blue sky" clause in the mining iron and steel industry of British  bill. .Columbia.  Fred Clark urged the; completion j The free assaying clause, said Mr.  of the railway the Franklin, camp, Sloan, was not being advertised very  and ������. J. Averill asked for further industriously, for the reason that  information     regarding     diamond there were resident assayere   in a  great many towns and cities, and  the government did not'wish to run  in opposition to them. The government could not undertake to do  free assaying for mining companies,  or for person? not actively engaged  in mining, but if a bona fide prospector sent in a sample it would be  assayed, or analyzed if be so desired, free of charge.  Mayor   Acres   was   the    closing  speaker.   On behalf of those present  and    the    citizens    generally,   he  thanked the minister for his visit to  the city, and hoped that   he  would  made many more trips to  this  district   during ;his   tenure of office.  He regretted that the exact  date of  his coming had been kept so secret,  thus   preventing    a    more    fiting  reception    to    the   minister.    The  mayor   concluded   by  saying  that  ,the people  of  the coast  were too  scantily acquainted with this section  of the province, and in order  to  become better known  to  us,  and   to  learn  more   of our resources, they  should visit us ofteuer.  And now comes the "blimp" as  the latest war machine. In appearance it is like a perfecto cigar���������one  that tapers rapidly toward both ends  from a fat middle; in effect it is a  small Zeppelin, designed to carry  only'three or four men besides the  pilot, but capable of flying at a  height of two miles, and of making  a speed of forty five miles an hour.  It will be used chiefly for eoastal  scoutirjg. Sixteen such craft are  now building in the  United States,  Before the Battle of tbe Welder-  ness Gen. Sheridan spent three  weeks and used up many thousand  men and horses in making raids the  sole purpose of which was to get information about Lee's left. "All  that he accomplished," says a modern commentator, "one aviator  could have done in a morning's  flight."  The new Russian loan, like the  American war-bond issue, is officially known as "the Liberty Loan."  The amount is three   billion rubles  In a letter to his father in this  city, George Traunweiser, who is now  in the flying corps of the British  army.gives the following experiences  whieh he has had in learning to be  a birdman:  " . . .1 reported at 5 a.m.  at the aerodrome, and after a wait  for the rest to rise, finally it came  my turn, and I was told to put on  my helmet. Oh! the joyous thrill,  the expectancy, and the little tingling sensation in my* stomach. It  was all so new and wonderful, that  I couldn't help being a little bit  nervous, though I wouldn't have  miesed-'it for the world.  "I crawled in and  they started  her up.    Such a noise it did  make!  And the instructor told me to  put  my   hands   on  the   controls���������just  lightly���������and take note of what he  did.   Well, before I knew just what  was happening we  were  up about  100 feet, and the fields seemed to be  moving' terribly fast underneath'-us; "'  but had   no  sensation of  fear, and  it   did   seem  so  safe and sd easy.  Before I kuew it I was   just drinking  in   the   beauty of the scene below me and enjoying to  the fullest  my initiation as a birdman., After a  couple of   circuits, down   went   her  {nose and off   went  her engine, and  the earth was coming up to meet us  at a terrific rate.    Oh! what a thrill  it gave me���������not of fear, but of keen  excitement  and    enjoyment;    And  then we landed as softly as a bird.  The big, unwieldy machine seemed  to flatten out and come   to a stop.  Dad,   right   then   I   thanked  the  little bit of luck that got me through,  for then I kuew that I   was simply  madly in lovely with flying.    I was  a trifle disappoi nted in that I didn't  get as many thrills or  nerve cracking moments as I had expected; and  though we were doing 60 miles you  would hardly believe you were moving unless you put your  band over  the side.    I haven't worn  an  overcoat up yet, and haven't been  cold,  though, of course, I have only been  up about 1000 feet.    It has been too  misty to go any higher.  "That was the first ane. In a  while I was called again for another  ten minutes, in which I handled  her���������banked and turned, etc., and <  was generally too busy to feel orsee  anything. I guess I managed pretty  well, for that evening I went up  again for thirty minutes,' and I  bandied the machine all the time  excepting when landing, and the  instructor complimented me and  said I was doing remarkably well  and would hardly believe  I  hadn't  ���������or about $1,545,000,000. The been UP before 1 came th.ere- He  bonds, which bear interest at 5 per,then told tbe fliSht commander how  cent, were   sold  at  US  per cent of ^ell I was handling   the   machine,  their nominal value.  and the latter officer told the C. O.,  who spoke very  nicely   to������ me and  Boys  who  scoff  at  girl athletes thanked rae for doing well.    It was  may perhaps be more discreet after surely   reat( my getting along like  they have tried to beat the standing   ,  bop, step and jump of   twenty  feet,    a' .  aud eleven inched that a, Philadel i     "Next da3r ������t was wmdy.ao I only  phia girl made last month. ' (Continued on Page 3.) THE   SUN,    GKAND   FORKS,   B.C.  Whs Stwxh Marks 9tm  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00  One Year (in the United States)    1/50  Address all communications to  The Grand Forks Sun,  Phone 101R ��������� Grand Forks, B.C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  ������  FRIDAY, JUNK 22, 1917  The announcement made today from  Ottawa to the effect that the government has  decided to operate the coal mines in District 18,  and that a commissioner has been appointed  to take charge of them, will be welcome news  to this district, as well as to mining and smelting centres throughout the province.   In view  of the present deadlock  between  the operators and the miners, the government took the  only course  that it possibly could take to  bring about a resumption of work in our leading industry.    If the commissioner appointed  possesses a good executive head, the smelters  of British Columbia should  soon be in possession of an ample coke  supply���������enough to  operate at full capacity���������and there should be  no break in the supply until after the war, at  least.    With this prospect in view, conditions  in many sections of the province  are brighter  than they were a week ago.  the beginner. The'Colonist says it has had  many years' experience with human affairs,  but two things it never observed. It has never  known a professional man to object to having  his name in connection with a case with which  he has been connected, nor to protest against  its having been mentioned in such connection.  But���������whisper it softly���������it has known professional men to be very wroth because their  names were not so mentioned. Some day,  when we are feeling just right, we are going  to print an account of a case in court and will  simply say that both sides were represented  by lawyers, or of an accident, and say a physician was sent for, and next day enjoy seeing  the heathen rage.  <r  =^  The political atmosphere at Ottawa has not  clarified very much during the week. Sir  Robert wants conscription without consulting  the electorate. Sir Wilfrid also professes to  want conscription, but wishes to secure a  mandate from the people first, In addition,  thts Liberal leader has declared himself as being favor of conscription of wealth. Sir Robert's wealth conscription scheme seems to be  rather mild, while Sir Wilfrid has not yet  divulged his plan. In another week we should  . know more about these momentous questions.  Conscription of wealth is a new and an ad  vanced policy, and people make sorts of  guesses regarding the meaning of the term.  Some interpret it as meaning confiscation of  wealth, while others seem to think that it is  only a system of mild taxation that would, in  the end, have to be paid by laboring class.  The kind of wealth conscription that we  should like to see brought into vogue would  be for the government to conscript, or commandeer, a portion of the wealth of our millionaires and money kings, use it without in-  teaest during the war and then return it to  them. Men are conscripted in this manner���������  why not money? Surely a man's life is as sacred as a few dirty banknotes.  We despise the, newspapers that are conr  tinuously whining about the hard conditions  brought upon the trade by the war. If tlie  publishers are not willing to assume' some of  hard luck borne by the majority of the populace, they , should get into some other business���������or enlist.  t?fe Bride's Choice  Nowadays is a haudsome piece, of Cut Glass. You will  find in our new stock the very piece that suit's her.  Don't let the price alarm you���������our $5.00 pieces, will-  surprise you.  Too many people fail to realize that the  small man can not fill the big man's shoes by  merely stepping into them.  The conscience that can not Joe awakened  by the heaping of coals of fire upon its head,  is surely in a bad way.  One trouble is that so often when a man  starts out to become a diplomat, he ends up  by being'a doormat.  The price of The Sun is still, the same as it  was before the war.. Our subscribers should  bear this fact in mind and pay their subscriptions promptly. If we had all the money due  us by delinquent subscribers we would )5e  quite wealthy.  You* can reach more readers in the Kettle  valley by using The Sun's advertising columns  than through any other medium published in  the Boundary district.  In spite of the increased cost of material  and paper, The Sun job office is still turning  out high-grade printing at the prices that prevailed before the war. /���������  On July 1 Canada will celebrate the Jubilee  of Confederation���������the completion of the first  fifty years of the life of the Dominion. The  elate finds Canada with a record of achievements and resources such as few young countries possess, and it finds her also throwing  herself into the world's struggle for liborty in  a way that sets the final seal of nationhood  upon her brow. The Ottawa government appears to be desirous that the anniversary  should be observed in a fitting manner by all  municipalities this year.  In 1867 Canada embraced an area of 540,-  000 square miles, with a population of 3,600,-  000. In 1917 her area measured 3,729,665  square miles, with a population of about  7,600,000.  The Sun, at $1.00 per year, gives its readers  three times more reading matter than' any  other Boundary paper. This fact accounts  or the rapid increase in our circulation.  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!  SNAP--IF TAKEN AT ONCE  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 fami-  Why should not a professional man" advertise if he wants to? asks the yictoria Colonist.  There is a lot of humbug about so called professional ethics which constitute a sort of unwritten code devised by established practitioner to make the  way hard for the feet of  ly.    Would make' an ideal home  a smelter man.  for  Terms���������$200  or $300  cash; balance monthly payments of $25 or $30  For further particulars  Call at The Sun Office  The great variety of articles shown will make selection  ��������� easy, and we guarantee that no other .gift will  look  as  beautiful  as   yours.    Come  and  examine our stock.  <' You will be just as welcome as if you purchased;  ^=  A. D. MORRISON ,ew���������S?bfI1c,an   : :  JJ  wiss^sure Good Photographs  for reproduction of any of our TREES, etc., growing in the Province, we  offer 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, ancl 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 $2.50  each in trees, etc.  Name and addreess of sender to be written liijhthj on back of prints.  Those who will be in the'market for trees, etc , for Spring 1918  should write us NOW. This is very important Our General and Rose  Catalogs and Price List are at your'service Orders placed in the Summer get the best attention and the customer is sure to.get just what he  orders. If you want to know anything about our goods, ask the editor  of "The Sun."  We can always find room for a good salesman to work in practically  any part of the Province.  V$e British Colufhbia  Nurseries Co., Ltd.  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C.  Advertise in The Sun.   It has the  largest local circulation.  IMPERIALS PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL  Fresh Tobaccos  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  W������   J. 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  ancl all who wish to  Speak and Write Correct English.  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( Concluded from Page 1.)  had 20 minutes.    Yesterday I   had  30 minutes, and   today 30 minutes  without a landing, and I took   her  off the ground myself. Lieut. Goodwin,   my    instructor,    is     highly  pleased with me and  takes me  up  eve*ry  chance   he gets.    Today" he  said if it was fine tonight he   would  let me make some  landings ' and   I-  could go on my   own 'solo' just as  soon as I wished. Most cbapB take  from four to eight hours before they  'solo,' but he said I could do  it   in  two   easily.    I   am . simply struck  raving mad about it; it is simply the  greatest,   most   wonderful   game in  the world, and I shall  never  regret  joining it  "We have some great exhibitions  here���������stunts that simply take your  breath away. It is just one great  hourly show���������looping, speeding  and, best of all, spinning nose dive  ���������-a dead vertical drop���������spinning  like a top for perhaps 200 or 300  feet, ,and then away like a shot  again. I do hope I can get in a  scout squadron; they^are such hot  stuff, and it is a game.  ''Thirty hours we are supposed to  Have in the air. first on old-type  dual control machines, and then up-  to-date planes of whatever type  we  nothing doing. I made two circuits and three landings, and did  them very well. Lieut. Goodwin  told the flight commander that I  was ready for my 'solo' 'any time  now, so I have hopes of getting up  alone soon. I don't want to hurry  it too much, though, for is is a bad  place to make mistakes.  ���������  "The country is so beautiful from  the air���������all so green and well laid  out. Everything is so clearly  marked, that it is a truly wonderful  sight.  "I had better stop.    I am so enthusiastic, I guess I talk   too much  about the one thing.    But just let  tell you about the  meals.    Really,  folks, here is were words  are  liable  to fail tne, for I leave  the table so  well filled I can hardly walk.    And  such  good  food!    After the   fare 1  have   existed   on   this last twenty-  two months it is like heaven.    Porridge, bacon  and  eggs, toast,   marmalade and coffee; fish, or  Rissoles  if you want  them, roast beef, cold  meats, two or kinds cottage  pie, or  something like that,   not too  many  potatoes  but two or   three sorts of  vegetables, puddings of two or-three  kinds���������rice and fruit, and lettuce,  coffee; and tea in  the  lounge-room  at 4:30���������bread, jam and cake. Dinner,  8 p.m.���������Cold   meats,   lettuce,  soup,   pudding   and   fruit,    coffee  after.    I surely should get fat.  "In your letter you ask me about  the long rides 1 spoke of. Well, we  were in back of Vimy Ridge, and  the ride I spoke of was to tbe general headquarters of the British  army. It was about 75 miles each  I    took    special   dispatches  On the  Got His Name  In Dublin a zealous policeman  caught a cab driver in the act of  driving recklessly. The officer  stopped him and said:  "What's yer name?"  "Ye'd betlher try and find out,"  said the driver peevishly.  "Sure, and I will," said the policeman, as he went around to the  side of the cab where the name  ought to have been painted; but the  letters had been rubbed off.  "Aha!" cried the officer. "Now  ye'll git yersel' into worse disgrace  than ever. Yer name seems to be  oblitherated."  "You're wrongl" ehouted .the  driver triumphantly. " 'Tis O'Sul-  livan!"  But She Liked It  Very strong peppermints are  grandlather's favorite confection.  One day he gave one to four-year-  old Marjorie, and waited slyly to  see what she would do when she  should discover-the pungent flavor  of the candy. A few minutes later  he saw her take the partly eaten  peppermint from her mouth and  place it on a table beside an open  window.  "What's the matter?" he asked.  "Don't you like the candy?"  "Oh, yes," replied Marjorie. "I  like it, but I thought I'd let it cool  for a little while."  W. H Beach has purchased a 24  foot   launch   for use  on Christina  lake.  For Sale���������Good horse, 1 set harness, buggy, and light wagon good  as new.; price $150. T. Bowen,  West end.  are chosen for. The scouts are the I way.  fast, small risky machines used as,there on three occasions  fighters; the battle planes, great j trip I mentioned I was sent to get a  large biplanes, rather slow of con-! magneto for the lighting lorry. I  trol, but very stable and of large : left at 1.30, with orders to return be-  carrying capacity. The reconnais- lore dark if possible. Well, I went  sance and observation machines are there in one. hour and twenty min  very steady���������very slow and steady, : utes; waited an hour for the mag-  and easy prey for Fritz's scouts    Itineto, and came   back  in  one hour  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  The Sun is always a live issue in  Grand Forks.  is the work of the scouts to keep  F.itz away, and that will be my job,  if I can land it.  "I will probably do my first 'solo'  this week, then five hours alone and  off I go to a higher schhol lor six  weeks, and I will likely be either in  Fiance or on defence work here. I  hope it is France, for I do want to  get some of Fritz's pets before it is  over with.  "I have been flying four days  and have already had moreinstruc  tion than chaps who have been here  ten days, so I guess I have a license  to put my chest out a bit. Had to  quit for a while, but had 25 minutes  more up aloft.    It is a perfect overl  and' twenty five minutes. Some  going, eh? The roads are perfect  and we are not stopped for speeding. We wear a blue and white  band on our arms, and that is the  magic wand. Staff officers, cars,  everything,must stop and show their  passes���������but signals, never. At  night patrols show their red lamps  and diop a barricade at certain  points. We shout 'signals' and  never even slow down. Half the  time we barely can get under the  barricade as it is lifted. Oh! it is a  great game. But I think this will  beat it, although I never knew they  would work me so bard. Studying  for   the   examinations    was     bad  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 Ge 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.  (g) British Expeditionary Force,  (h) Army Post, London, England.  Unnecessary   mention , of     higher  formations, such as brigades, dvisions,  is strictly forbidden, and causes delay  j���������������������������y^'���������- ��������� 1YiM-TP"'-^"���������^YrWTT i-inmirnv )tni  ing   for   flying, and I  would have enougn, but this is the  limit���������4.30  liked   to   stay   out for hours, but'a.m. every morning, and we  :������re at  T  Vou 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.  3=0=33=  IVEBTI  THE   STEADY  TRADE Tl  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. n**X.-*K������X*w������x,(*u4l It j t j,'if_> rbiwmi*  '���������(���������XitVUiillMuJl'. 1?M.<  ���������t r?tNu4>",M*fiiA.Jai*_n.������fWU**i  H.Msa>i -������ii*-r\u������ilir .vtt^i������'  THE, SUN,    GRAND.   FORKS,   B.C.  For  pnrij  '   Use  Bapco Paints and Varnishes  Bapco Varnish Stain  Floglaze Lac's.and Enamel Colors  Bapco Kalsomi'ne is unsurpassed  cA full line of Brushes  and Accessories  oMiller ������& Gardner  Home Furnishers  i������s nic  Messrs. DeCew and Lequimphave  nearly finished erecting their sawmill at Lynch creek. Logs are now  being gotten out for the mill, and  they*- expect to commence sawing  operations in about a month.  Sergt. Ainslie Thorburu, of Rock  Creek, who enlisted in this city, and  left here early in the'year, is reported  killed in action.  Donald W. McKenzie, an old timer  oE Phoenix, died at his home in that  town last week. He wos 76 years of  a������e.  A report from 'Gloucester says that  "Tom Newby has made a strike  of na-'  tive   copper   on   his   claims   in that  camp.    .  The summer time schedule of the  Canadian Pacific railway will take  effect on Sunday, June- 24. The coast  train will arrive at Grand Forks  about an hour later than at present.  The west-bound train will arrive here  the same as at present. The Sunday  service between Eholt and Phoenix  will be abolished.  The Great Northern railway has  reduced its train service between  this city and Phoenix to a triweekly schedule.  D. L. McElroy, of. Phoenix, will  log-off two timber limits on Sutherland creek, Christina lake section,  this summer.  Ceiling electric fan, as. good as  new, for sale. Apply Hotel Province.  Local strawberries have been in  the market since the beginning of  the present week.  Fred Russell is putting a gasoline  launch on Christina lake.  Rev. M. D. Mckee   will   conduct  divine services  in  the  North Fork  school house on Sunday next, June  H, at 2.45 p.m. You are cordially  invited".  Government Appoints Commissioner to Take Charge  Immediately  Some extravagant persons paid  SI 50 last Saturday to see the pic  tures of Intolerancp, presented here  by the Girth of a Ration promoter.  An}7 sane man, with bis eyes open,  can see the genuine article on our  streets any day in the week.  An order in council was passed by  the Dominion government yesterday  appointing \Y. Ii Armstrong, of  Vancouver, of the firm of Armstrong^,  it Morrison, as a commissioner to  operate the coal mines in District IS.  He will leave at once for Calgary to  open the mines, and will have author  ity to fix wages, hours, price of  coal, etc  V  'atches, Clocks* J.  Cut Glass, Silverware, Etc.  timberlake" SON & CO.  'THE QUALITY IEWELLERS"  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  Specialty; ������ Fine Watch Repairs.  1  INDEPENDENT BRiN  (counter Check  looks  Divine services at the Presbyterian church npxt Sabbath at 11  a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, school  and nduit Bible class, 9.45 a.m.  You are cordially invited.  METEOROLOGICAL  The boy scouts had their, annual  outing on Monday, and camped on  the meadows near Cascade Saturday  night.  Mr. and Mrs. 0.. B. Smith, of  Phoenix, havj gone to Vancouver.  The two billion dollar liberty loan  in the United States was oversubscribed bv 6800,000,000.  . ���������  It is to be regretted that the one-  horse circuses, with their limited  numher of lame animals and armies  of grafters and fakirs, can not be  canned until after the war;-at least.  Every year they come, and every  time they come the people are  fleeced. Tomorrow will be  turn to suffer again.  our  The  following  is   the   minimum  and'maximum temperature for each  day   during   the   past    week, as recorded by the government thermoin  eter.on E. F. Laws' ranch':  Min  June 15���������Friday   91  16���������Saturday   .... t>6  17���������Sunday  7t>  18���������Monday  61  18���������Tuesday  77  20���������Wednesday ..' 78  21 -Thursday..... 73  Rainfall  Mux.  o-'i  49  . 4S  43  55  44  49  Inches  0.05  Made in Toronto. The  bf\st connter check books  on the market .today.  JOB  DEPARTMENT  With the Fingers!  Says Corns Li-ft Out  Without Any Pain  i  I  i  |..������.<l������.������������������������.<������.������������..aM������.������CM������M������M������MftM������  Sore corns, hard corns, soft corns or  any kind of a corn can shortly be  lifted right out with the fingers if you  will apply directly upon the corn a'few  drops of freezone, says a Cincinnati  authority. -  It is claimed that at small cost one  can get a quarter of an ounce of freezone at any drug store, which is sufficient to rict one's feet of every corn  or callus without pain or soreness or  the danger of infection.  This new drug is an ether compound,  and while sticky, dries the moment it  is applied and does not inflame or even  irritate the surrounding tissue.  This announcement will interest  many women here, for it is said that  the present high-heel footwear is putting corns on practically everj;  woman's feet,  Registered  Holstein-Friesian  Cows for Sale  Also one bull calf, one yearling  and one two-year old bull; also some  high-class grade Shorthorns and one  grade Berkshire .brood sow.  Unique opportunity to secure  some six-gallon thoroughbreds at  low prices and on easy terms.  Write E. F. Laws, R. R, 1.  All Seed Grains Specially Hand  Cleaned  At  HENNIGER'S  Old Post Office Building  First Street  Grand Forks,  Saturday, June 2!  Commencing at 1 P. RI.  Household Furniture  Dressers, Bedsteads,  Bedding, Wardrobes,  Carpets, Stoves,  Chairs and Tools.-  Also  Sorrell Mare, Gelding, Milch  Cow, Buggy, Eoad Hart,' -Set-  Harness, Desks, Tables, Bureaus, etc. .  astern r rices  We have a two vears'  contract to handle these  books: Call and see samples  o4t The Sun Office  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published Annually)    ��������� /  Enables traders- throughout   tlie   world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being-a complete commercial guide to London and Its  suburbs, the directory contnius lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  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.       ��������� . j  A copy of the current edition  will be for-'  warded,  freight   paid,  on receipt of Postal  Orderfor $5,  Dealers seeking Agencies can ' advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15. j :  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abchurch Lane, London, E.C.  FARM LANDS  OREGON & CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Title to same revested in United States by Act  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 bostlaml left in United States. Now is  the opportune time. Large aeoi'ionul map  showing glands and description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One  Dollar. Grant Lands Locating Co., Box 610,  Portland, Oregon. .  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs to   Armson, shoe   repairer.    Tho   Hub.    Look for the  Big  Boot.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST CASH PRICES paid for old Stoves  and   Ranges.    E. C. Pecklmm,   Secondhand Store.  Ifale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  THERE'S A REASON  Our prices are  moderate, he-  cause we'cmploy  competentwork-  rnen who have  mastered their  trade, and-we do  have tojjj- charge  for the "service"  of hunting up  samples in specimen books.  WE PRINT  Letterheads  ��������� No'teheads  Billheads  Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting cards  Posters  .Dodgers  Shipping-tags  Menus  Ball programs  Weddinsjrin-  ,    ��������� vitations  Price lists  Pamphlets  Circulars  And commercial  and society; print  of every de  '������*/  P. A,  Z,   PARE,   Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First'Strekt  Pays for The  HVSMSTKgrf?    gnn    for.    an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary country  eveiaed Dicycies  "Built to Last"  Without a doubt, one of the Strongest Bicycles ever  built. '  We have just received a large-shipment of  Clevelands, in various colors. They are selling rapidly. If you want one, call early, before the supply is exhausted.  Headquarters fpr High-Grade Sundries.  J. R. MOOIBOER  Bicycles Dealer and Blacksmith Opposite City Hall  i    he  .if  is  ���������ll  I  if  '  1  .,������.i ip.iiijuminmsawaga.. *:l:;-!

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