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 ���������y.  /'��������� /  I       I  .>���������  2 i&Ift  v- v..  '.:   *  Kettle Valley  Orchardist  17TH YEAR���������No   32  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 1918  $1.00 PER YEAR  Address at Annual Meeting of Fruit Growers'  Association  The annual shareholders' meeting  of the Grand Forks Growers'Cooperative association was held on  Saturday evening last in the office  of S. T. Hull, a number of share-  c holders attending.   F. Ri S. Barlee,  cecretary-treasurer, read a report on  the operations of the association for  the past year-  Robert Mann read the following  very interesting address on the need  of cooperation among tbe fruit  growers of the valley:  "Gentlemen: With another year  gone by���������with another fairly ��������� successful season behind us, it is with  a good deal of pleasure that I read  ^ this, my final report as president of  the Fruit Growers' association of  Grand Forks.  "During the past  year   we  have  watched events  of   world-wide   importance.   We have seen   the  Great  War  develop  in   magnitude   till it  surpasses anything that the imagination  could   have   pictured   even a  year ago.    We have seen our   brave  allies   hold   theirlrnes    against unnumbered foes���������we   have seen our  heroic sons  again  and again cover  themselves with that  unsung  glory  which we have come to accept aa ours  by right of   relationship   with those  glorious   Canadians   overseas.     We  have seen political upheavals of far  reaching   extent   in   most   of ' the  warring   countries;   we   have   consented by an overwhelming  vote to  allow those of our j'ounger men who  have   not   already sacrificed themselves to be taken away from us.  "All these events have   conspired  to change us.     We are no   longer a  normal' people���������as an empire we are  bordering  on   the   hysterical���������as a  nation we have become more or less  morbid in our thoughts, and as   individuals we have for so   long   be.  come inured to the awful catastrophe  that our very feelings of   humanity  have left us, and the long daily   casualty  lists   uo   longer   excite more  tha'u passing comment. Such conditions are bound to have their   effect  on our every day affairs. There is no  trade, business nor  profession   that  finds itself uuaft'ected, and   perhaps  no class of people finds itself so concerned as the farmer and the rancher.  "We have no desire to offer  criticisms  or   comments that could   be  construed as playing at. politics; .yet  we may be permitted   to   point   out  that while we are the most adversely affected by current events, yet we  are not in the least   protected   from  excessive   taxation.     Whatever our  opinions as individuals, we may not  as a society discuss political matters,  still   less   can   we  hope to remedy  things till ourselves, our leaders,our  governments and the civilized world  return to a normal state of mind and  perspective.  ''Our only hope of salvation in  these strenuous and history making  days is our mutual assistance. Cooperation is the keynote of the day  benefits and are rapidly attaining a  place of power undreamed of and  impossible by individual effort. Our  political leaden* will eventually  reach their object through cooperation-, an object beyond the hopes of  statesmen while individual effort  and political strife held sway. Our  empire united with brave and unconquerable allies will in the end  triumph over a ruthless enemy;  whereas we"are all aware that these  same allies.with the same resources,  courage and leaders would as individuals bow down before a'proud  and arrogant conqueror.  "Let us, therefore, take to our  selves this lesson that ie set before  us. At no time in the. history of  fruit growing in British Columbia  and in this valley has our very existence as fruit growers been so  threatened. We have it on unim  peachable authority that this year  we are to see an offensive launched  against us by commission men and  the larger buyers. It is to their particular advantage that we should be  unorganized and unprepared As individuals they will play us against  one another till we can no longer resist and will he forced to accept  what terms they are willing to offer  us, and our work of years will be  undone. Together we can combat  them, and the stronger the front  with which we oppose them at the  start the quicker will they understand that while at other points they  may dictate prices and terms, yet in  the Kettle valley there is a weapon  called Cooperation that no individuals, as individuals, may combat.  "Had we been   threatened  as we  are now several years ago we would  have done well to fear the result, for  these   commission    men   and   large  buyers   are   men   who  understand  well the value of organization, for it  is by this very means that  they  are  able to do their most effective work.  They do not venture With   hope   of  success - into   a   district   wheie cooperation is a tried and proven  success   It is into districts such as ours  where'.we are   more   recently   combined and where some of our neigh  bors are siill acting  as individuals  and hold-outs, and where certain of  the members of our association   are  not   thoroughly   convinced   of   the  effectiveness of combination.   There  are   none   of   us but are men who  have the ability  to   think   for  ourselves, yet we have joined ourselves  together for our mutual benefit, and  from a beginning of   heavy   indebtedness and few assets we have grown  to a point where success   is   within  sight,    Shall   we   let  one season of  doubtful progress upset the advance  made in several   year??    The   very  fact   of   last, year's   infeorior crop  should spur us on to greater efforts���������  it   should teach   us   lo   prepare for  other poor seasons.    The  lesson   to  be learned from last  year's   ex peri-  CHASE AFTE  Old Prospector Barricades  His Cabin at Moody-  Greek  Immigration Inspector P. T. McCallum, Constable Stanfield and  Chief of Police Norgrove had an ex  citing chase for a demented man on  Friday last.  Some time ago Phil Reilly, an old  prospector of this district, was released from an American asylum for  the insane as cured. Recently he  made application to re-enter the  country to do assessment on some  claims that he owns at Moody creek.  His case was referred to Ottawa.  Ottawa consented to grant the ��������� request provided he was rational. At  that time he appeared to be perfectly rational, and Inspector McCallum allowed him to enter the  country  Recently complaints have come  from Cascade that Reilley has been  making gunplays and threatening  to shoot people on sight. These complaints became so peisistent, that  on Friday the three officers decided  to go to Moody creek- to arrest .the  man.  At : Moody creek they found  Reillv's cabin empty. Tbe building  tiad oeen well barricaded, however,  and all the weapons of modern warfare,except an airplane, a submarine  and a poison gas machine, were in  evidence. After couriderbble searching and inquiring the officers learned  that Reilly had gone to Paulson,and  they left for that place.  At Paulson Reilly was found  Reilly sitting outside a cabin. The  officers walked up to him when he  was unaware of their approach.  Mr. McCallum picked up the trusty  laying at his side,and while engaged  in examining it asked if it was  loaded. Reilly replied that it was  not. A later examination, however,  showed that it contained seven  shells.  Reilly was arrested and brought  to this city. He has since been deported.  free   and   frank  criticisms and dis  cussions  have   not   weakened   b  i  rather strengthened our association,  and have mada of us all better  friends, better neighbors and better  members of tbe association. I have  enjoyed my term of office and it is  with the greatest reluctance that I  herewith ��������� resign from that office.  While certain private matters force  me to this step, I intend to remain  a momber of the association, but  must positively refuse to serve as  either officer or director. I feel,  moreover, that there are members to  whom this honoris more due, and  also there are members who should  feel it their duty to give a little raoie  time to the association, aud this  feeling, together with outside matters, causes me to ask you to consider this my formal lesignation. I  will do a 1 in my power to further  the best interests of our association,  I will not let outside influences  swerve me Ironi the cause of cooperation, and my whole belief is  expressed in these my final words,  'United we stand, divided we fall.' "  The following officers were elecred  for the coming year: Directors, Tal-  fourd Padgett, J. T. Lawrence, S. T.  Hull.C. A. S. Atwood, C. C. Heaven,  H. W. Collins and Robert Mann;  secretary-treasurer, F. R. S Barlee;  auditor, Dan McKinnon.  A general discussion ensued regarding the operations last year and  the prospects for the coming season.  On motion, a vote of thanks was  tendered to the president, Robert  Mann, for his excellent address and  regret expressed at his resignation  as president.  The meeting adjourned to meet  agai'n on Saturday, the loth inst.,  when the auditor will present his  report..  A meeting' of the directors was  then held, and Talfourd Padgett  was elected president and J. T, Lawrence vice president.  Product of. Vancouver Island Mines   Will   Be  Handled at Anyox  munities have been through precisely the same troubles as ourselves, but they have learned their  lesson���������by pruning, by spraying and  by careful watching they have gradually raised their standard of crop;  by combining and cooperating they  have found the best markets and  obtained the highest prices.  "And now, gentlemen, I trust I  have not wearied you of coopera-  ence is, to have a higher standard ! tion. I may have said more on the  of fruit. We all have a proportion- [ subject than you can all subscribe  ate amount at stake; we have in-; to, but it is a subject on which I feel  vested in expensive acreage and , very deeply, and I am firmly con-  planted trees at heavy cost, year.vinced that it is the only path out  after year \ve have waited for our of our difficulties. For two years I  trees to bear; we have seen dry sea- j have been president of this as-soeia-  sons and cold springs; we have poen'tion. I have enjoyed the work and  our'trees winter-killed, and have have felt honored to be in the posi-  been forced to replant, and yet after (tion. There have been times when  all we are no worse off than are fruit; differences arose between   uu,   when  News of the City  John Donaldson, one of the pioneer merchants of the city, and Miss  Bell Huddard were married in Holy  Trinity church at S:30 Tuesday  morning, Rev. P. C. Hayman performing the ceremony. Quite a number of people ^ere present. After  the ceremony an elaborate wedding  breakfast was given at the home of  the groom, at which about forty  guests were present.  Mrs. F. M. Kerby, who has been  in Spokane for a couple of weeks  obtaining special medical treatment  for her hand, in which blood poisoning set in after she injured it some  time ago, returned home on Saturday. Her physician thinks there  will be a compline recovery from  the effects of her injuries.  In connection with the large undertaking of the Granby Mining,  Smelting & Power company on Vancouver island, where, in the vicinity  of Cassidy's Landing.near Nanaimo,  coal areas recently acquired are now  being developed aud already a 1-1-  foot seam of coal has been located,  work is also being proceeded with  simultaneously on the SI,000,000  coke plant of the company at Anyox  This piant will be supplied with coal  from the . company's holdings on  Vancouver island.  The coking plant at Anyox, with  needed docking and other facilities  incidental thereto, will be located at  Graves Point, a mile and one-.half  from the company's great copper  smelting plant. The ground has already been cleared of timber and tbe  surface earth is being removed by  hydraulic giants. The main dock  has been completed and piles are  being driven for the railway approach. Storage sheds are being  erected, the brick shed alone to have  a floor area of half an acre. Excavation for the coal bunkers has been  finished and construction ou the  coke bunkers started. These will  be 52 feet wide and 300 feet long  and more than 705,000 feet of lumbar will be used in their construction. The bins will have a total  capacity of 12,000 tons of coal.  , Besides coke to be made out of  fbe.coal from the company's holdings on the islaud, the plant at Anyox will produce gas, also valuable  in smelting coal tar and other byproducts.  It is estimated that by having its  own source of coal supply wherewith to manufacture its coke the  company not only will save 50 cents  a ton on its coke,- but will be independent of othr sources. Its experience of two years ago, when there  was such a shortage of coke that its  Grand Forks plant had to shut  down, was the motive which impelled the company, to secure its  own source of supply.  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS  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  the month of May,  191 ������S: -  Grand Forks..   S   991.00  Don Manly, who   went   to   Van-  phoenix  1587.71  couver a couple of weeks ago to join  Carson       *97.OS  the colors, returned home on  Satur., Cascade         30.82  day.    He was  transferred   to  Class  E and will probably   not   again   be  called for service for some time.        I    j     Henry Mcllwaine returned  from  R  A. Brown ti us gone north into a 'Vancouver on Saturday.    He   went  Total  S-2,707.21  vvildnerness sur/uunded by civiliza- to that city a couple of weeks ago to  tion to relocate some fabulously rich join the colors, but was transferred  placer claims. He has wagered a , to Class ii, and he may not be called  suit   of   clothes   with  a  prominent again for service for some time.  growers   in  other  sections     Other j we   expressed   ourselves   pointedly j mercmiut that he brings  out  81000 _ 7  valleys sometimes seem better adap-j and when we have not hesitated   to {VVortLi of goJU ciucit tLiia fall. ;     M^s Gladys  Schofield,   of   Trail,  ted than ours for the production   of advance very   decided   opinions to!   was the guest of Miss Florence  Gil-  fruit, but on   examination   we  find  one another on various matters. Yet j     W. H. Beach, of Christina   Lake,   pin   for   a  few days   while enroute  By   it   labor   unions have  attained I that   these   more   prosperous com-   at the end of it all I find that   these ' was in the city on Tuesday.  from the coast to her home. THE   S0N,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C  ������It? dkattfc 3ntk$ Bun  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,  Phone 101 R Gu-ano Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STKKET.  FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 1918  The tension on the western front has been  considerably relieved during the past week,  and at present the outlook is decidedly encouraging. The supreme war council, is confident of the the ultimate outcome and the al-.:have prompted the Trail man to take the nn  Jied people a.ie resolute not to sacrifice a single- derhanded method of slandering this paper he  one of the free nations of the world to the des- did last Sunday. Mr  Mi*. Willcox exhibted undue concern regarding The Sun's circulation, and if the statements attributed to him by some of our friends  are true, he indulged in some wilful misrepresentations. Why Mr. Willcox should bother  himself about our business affairs is not entirely beyond our comprehension. For his in-  furmation we may state that The Sun would  not trade subscription lists with the Trail  paper, either from a numerical standpoint or  by valuation of the lists as indicated ,by the  class of people that read the respective papers.  About a year ago half a dozen country papers  in this province were gold bricked into buying  out-of-date typesetting'machines. The Trail  newspaper colossns was oiip of the half dozen.  At that time Mr. Willcox threw out his chest  (there is really nothing to the man but chest,  unless it's wind) and decreed that every paper  that didn't own one of these out-of-date machines and a few fonts of obsolete type would  have to get out of business. The fact that  The Sun has prospered since that  time may  :^\  Half the eye trouble comes from neglect. Most  cases of headache and nervousness are due directly  or indirectly to eye-strain.  While drugs may afford a temporary relief, a  properly fitted pair of lenses will remove the cause  and relieve the strain. We are Specialists in fitting Lenses.  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS. B. C.  ^  J)  THE WEATHER  potism of Berlin. Their armies are displaying  the same steadfast courage which has enabled  them on many occasions to defeat  a  German  Willcox is not th^ newspaper genins'he imagines himself to be. He has  boosted some towns off the map, it is true,  and he is now engaged in milking Trail dry,  and when he gets through he will have a few  than we do.  onset.    They have-only* to endure  with  faith more  dollars  to  invest  in another country,  ancl patience to the end to make  victory  for,'But he doesn't get any  more meals  per  day  freedom secure.    The free peoples ancl  their  magnificent soldiers will save  civilization, says the supreme  war council.  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day. during the past week, as re-,  corded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  . . Max. . Min.  May   31���������Friday   (H 44  June    1���������Saturday   .... 59 36  2���������Sunday  60      .   39  -   3���������Monday  69 32  4--Tuesday  69 39  %   5���������Wednesday ..-77 47  6-Thursday  77 46  Inches  Rainfall 0.00  Pays for The  Sun for aii  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary country  "In God's name, what are  er  tea  Compared with final victory?''  anc  YOU CAN BUY ANEW SINGER  BY PAYING $3.00 PER MONTH  Old machines, any make, taken . in  exchange. Repair work done at reasonable prices. Drop me a card, and I  will call on my next trip, about the  10th of each month.  H. WEBERj   Box 948    NELSON, B.C.  Grand Forks Address: Hotel Province  Fourteen vessels have been  sunk during the week off the  American Atlantic coast by  German U-boat raiders.     .  Must Produce the Goods  The masters of the German people  must give that people something of  a df-finite achievement soon, or their  dominance over them may be im-  ��������� perilled. They must produce, in  compensation for the grim sacrifices  which they have induced, by fair  promisps their duped fellow country-  men to make something tangible  and valuable. No status quo.antp  can be made to suit Piussian autoc  racy's book. Such an outcome could  not be camouflaged to look anything  but failure.���������New York Sun.  America Following Suit  The Canadians who barred the  way to Calais in April, 1915, had  had only a few months' training  before going into the trenches. Tbe  half mil'ion Americans now in  France have had on the average tbe  same period of apprenticeship.  Probably most of them are destined  to make their stand on almost the  same ground as did the Canadians,  and against a German offensive with  the same objective.���������Toronto Globe.  News of the City  There will be a solar eclipse  tomorrow, and it will reach  its maximum at about 4 p. m.  In Spokane the sun will be  95 per cent dark, but in Grand  Forks, where we have a multitude of Suns, no one will be  inconvenienced by the darkness.  Mrs. G. A. Spink and Mrs.  IT. O, Kerman left today for  a few days' visit to  Spokane.  Corp. H. S. Sheads, of the  provost marshal's office, was  in the city Monday. He left for  Vancouver on Tuesday in his  motor car with a couple of  young men from Trail who  had failed to report for military service.  W. B. Willcox, the J. Rufus  Wallingford newspaperman of  Trial, visited some of his  companion-pieces in the Boundary last Sunday. During  his brief stay in Grand Forks,  CANADA  Us   ^Sfl  n  EL tim ������  UhM It i  E239  by,every male person who is not on active service in any of His Majesty's Naval or Military  Forces, or in the Naval or Military Forces of any of His Majesty's Allies, and who apparently  may be, or is reasonably suspected to be, within the description of Clsss ������lie under the  Military Service Act, 1917, who for any reason may have claimed that he is not within Class  ~       under the Act.  2������J0TICE is hereby given that, under the provisions of an Order in Council  (P.C. 10.13), cf the 20th April, 191S, upon and after the 1st day of June,  1918, every male person who is not on active service in any of His Majesty's  Naval or Military Forces, or in the Naval or Military Forces of His Majesty's  Allies, and who apparently may be, or is reasonably suspected to be, within  the description of Class One under the Military Service Act, 1917, by whom  or on whose behalf, it is at any time affirmed, claimed cr aHn-ged that ho is not,  whether by reason of age, status, j'.ai.ioisality, exception, or otherwise, within  Class One under the Military Service Act, 1SI7, cs defined for the time b: ir.g  or that, although'within the said Class, ho is exempted from cr not liable to  military service; shall have with him upon 1 ia p-.rscn at all times or in or  upon any building cr premises where he at any time is,  AGE  If it be claimed that he is not within the class by reason of age, an official  certificate of the date of his birth, cr a certificate of his age signed by two  reputable citizens residing in the community in which he lives and having  knowledge of the fact; or  MARRIAGE  If it be claimed that he is not within the Class by reason of marriage, a  certificate, either official or signed by two reputable citizens residing in the  community in which he lives and having knowledge of the facts, certifying to  his marriage and that his wife is living; or  NATIONALITY *"  l( it be claimed that he is not within the Class by reason of his nationality,  a certificate cf his i:r.:ioi:iJity signed by a Consul or Vice-Consul of the foreign  Stiiio or Country to which ho claims his allegiance is due; or a passport issued  by tho Government of that Country establishing his nationality; or  ACTIVE SERVICE  If it be claimed that he is excepted as a member of any of His Majesty's  Forces or as having since the 4th August, 1914, served in the Military or  Naval Forces of Great Eritain or her Allies in any theatre of actual i-ar and has  been honourably discharged therefrom, official documents or an official certificate evidencing the fact; or  CLERGY  If it be claimed that he is excepted as a member of the clergy, or of any  recognized order of an exclusively religious character, or is a minister of a  religious denomination existing in Canada on 29th August, 1917, or as being a  member of any other society or bodj', a certificate of the fact signed by an  office-holder competent so to certify under the regulations of the church, order  or denomination, society or body, to which he belongs; or  EXEMPTION  If it be claimed that he is exempted from or not liable to military service  by reason of any exemption granted or claimed or application pending under the  Military- Service Act, 1917, or the regulations thereunder, his exemption  papers, or a certificate of the Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the district  to which he belongs evidencing the fact; or  OTHER CLASS  If it be claimed that he is not within the Class, or that he is exempted, not  liable or excepted upon any other ground, a certificate of two reputable citizens  residing in the community where he lives having knowledge of the fact upon  whi h the claim is founded and certifying thereto;  FAIL  *G CARRY REQUISITE EVIDENCE'  If upon or after the 1st day of June, 1918, any such male person be found  without the requisite evidence or certificate upon his person or in or upon the  building or premises in which he is, he shall thereupon bo presumed to be a  person at the time liable for military service and to be a deserter or defaulter  without leave; ��������� ^  PENALTY  And he shall also be liable upon summary conviction to a fine not exceeding  $50 or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding one month, or to both such  fine and imprisonment; and moreover, any such person may forthwith be  taken into military custody and may be there detained and required to perform military duty in the Canadian Expeditionary Force so long as his services  shall be required, unless or until the fact be established to the satisfaction of  competent authority that he is not liable for military duty.  FALSE CERTIFICATE  The use, signing or giving of any. such certificate as hereinbefore mentioned shall, if the certificate b*o in any material respect false or misleading to the  knowledge of the person using, signing, or giving the same, be an offenoe,  punishable, upon Bummary conviction, by a penalty not exceeding fiveiiundred  dollars, and by imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months and not  less than one month.  Ottawa, May 22, 1918.  ISSUED  BY THE MILITARY SERVICE BRANCH  OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.  e  rflgsf  t^ npHuuyH  ma wwii  cp $,  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  With th'e greater activity throughout the  province, consequent on war-time needs,  the telephone has been a great adjunct  to the speedy termination of business. It  supplements personal effort 'to ' the last  degree, in tact its usefulness speaks for  itself. That it is such -a great utility,  facilitating endeavor along every .line, is  due to the co operative human element  behind the scenes which makes the valuable, inanimate equipment intensely useful.  The aim is to make the telephone of' the  greatest use and convenience to every  user.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE  COMPANY, LTD.  News of the City  The log drive on tbe main  river for  the Cascade mill was at   Midway   last  week  and is now   nearing   this   city.  There are twenty men   in   the  crew,  j and the men are paid $5 a day.  The Granby company is using auto  trucks imstead of horses   in  Phoenix.  THE "WHY" IN  FLOUR MILLING  "Wbv was the flour miller put un-  ��������� tier license?"  In June last the millers' profits on  flour were fixed at "25 cents a barrel.  This alone would not keep clown the  price of (lour. Tbcregore the price of  wheat was fixed.  With tbe' limitation of millors'  profits some firms found found more  profit in taking out of the grain a  larger proportion of tho higher priced  feods, as tho prices of these ran away  up. But this reduced the domestic  floursupply.. Then tho price on bmn  and shorts w-is fix-id and other feeds  were rr>t ullowed to be marie.  Later the "extraction" was set at  74 per cent of the wheat berry, i a,  the miller was compelled to   mill    hi.s  giain   to   give   74   per  cent flour for  human food, leaving for   feed 26  per  cent, for feed for cattle had to be sup-  p'ied also.  a  The application of this fairly to the  small man and the big firm alike  could only be done by the license system. "What was sauce for the goose  was sauce for the gander."  The small man has thus not been  ousted from the essential war work of  food production. He lias feed given a  chance? in trade at equal profit with  the big firm. Theoulv variable fac-  tor in the price of wheat today is  railway freight; tbe Canada food  board has no control over this part.  Americans have often journied to  .Europe about this time of year, but  never before in such a steady stalwart  stream and for such a splendid purpose���������Toronto Globe.  Coal bins with a capacitv of 12,000  tons are being built at An}'ox by the  Granby com pan y.  J. E. Thompson. M.P.P., of Phoo  nix, has . acquired  an   interest in tbe  Surprise No   3 at  Phoenix, and   will  manage that property in future.  The Cranny company earned 8440.-  000 in April. The smelter in this city  produced 641,970 pounds of copper,  and An vox 3,048,012 pounds. Tbe  converter nt Anyox will be running  next month.  Tt is reported that several night  attacks, were made on some of'the  wood piles in this city during the recent cohl snap-  The Cranby company has secured a  working bond on the Velvet mine at  Rossland.  J. A. Fraser, the   new    chief   con  stable for the Boundary,   has  arrived  in Greenwood from Vernon.  Some people think they are so ultra-  respectable that they can not attend  functions they have been instrumental  in promoting without having their  moral sensibilities shocked.   .  Hard on tlie Lions  The Rev. Charles H. Spurgeon's  keen wit was almost based on sterling  common sense, says Tit Bits. One  driy he said to one of his sons:  "Can you tell me why the.lions  didn't eat Daniel?"  "No, sir.   Why was it?"  " Because the most of him was  backbone and the rest was grit."  \-gBEBBgBBBSBiJfflaffll^^  Its Purpose smd Application  J 4NADA faces the gravest crisis in her history. Four years of war have taken from  " the Dominion a heavy toll in talent and .labor, yet despite the shortage of man  power our Allies still depend on Canada to maintain her own fignhng forces at full  strength and'to increase her exports of food and war materials, so vital to them, and to  the successful prosecution of the war.  Every ounce by which Canada can increase her food production and every ounce Canada  can save in her food consumption is needed for export to the Allies.  Should the war continue for emolher year, food cards and a rationing system may Rave to  be inslitu ted. It is tlie duty of Canada to be prepared for whatever situation circumstances  may force upon her. ,-,,1,1  It is quite probable that before the war is wen our Government may have lo place  restric ions upon the occupations in which men and women may engage. In such an  event the Government wishes to be in a position to render all possible assistance in  keeping our population usefully and profitably employed.  Registration  The.re conditions point to the necessity of Canada  knowing the exadt capabilities of her men and  women at home.  AH persons residing in Canada, male or female,  British or alien of 1G years and over, will be required  to register on June 22nd and truthfully answer the  questions set forth upon the registration card.  It is not the Government's intention to conscript  labour in any form, but to assist in directing it wisely,  ���������/������  &zJ  21  so that every available unit of human energy may be  Utilized to the best advantage.  The information procured through registration will  be used as an aid to the Military Authorities in pro-  curing the men necessary to maintain "Canada's  First Line of Defenoe"���������to mobilize all unit3 of available labor in the Dominion and direct them from less  essential to more essential occupations���������to establish  and intelligently administer a system of food rationing  should that become necessary.  I������ued by authority of    Cana(ja Registration Board  trings  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? 0  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.  ������0  The GKANDFORKS SUN  .eaaers     want   to   near  From    You    Every   Week  ���������UMMllUimiJUIIMLMI THE SUr>. GRAND FORKS, B. C.  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  oMiller C& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  Eureby by the Children's Red Crops  club.  Miles Barrett, general foreman of  tbe Granby smelter, left today for a  three weeks' vacation trip to Anyox  and other coast points.  Miss Arfhpna Donnan has hpen  transferred from the Rov'al bank  ]n Nelson to the branch in this citv.  She succeeds Hector Morrison, who  will shortly leave with his parents  for the Peace river country. c  to put it among the producers. The  outlook for an excellent property is  believed by mining men to he exceedingly   good.���������Rossland    Miner.  Wanted ��������� Dining room girl at  Yale hotel; wagps S"35 to S35, according to experience.  E. Spraggett left for Republic on  Friday with a crew of thrpe or four  men. He will have charge of a  sawmill near that city this summer.  J. Crosby was in Nelson on Monday.  LEMONS WHITEN AND  BEAUTIFY THE SKIN  Make this  beauty  lotion  cheaply for  yourface, neck, arms and hands.  9  Quality Jewellers"  We cany a complete line of Je\vellery,Silver\vare,  Watches and Ciocks. 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.  News of the City  The monthly business meeting of  ihe Grand Forks chapter, I.O.D.E.,  was held on Thursday, June 6, at 3  p m. Three new names, Mrs. Fred  Clark, Mrs. Downey and Mrs.  Traunweiser, were proposed for  memberrihip,and Mrs. A verill signed  the roll and became a member of lhe  chapter. The chapter decided to  collect rags, and request the public  to save their rugs, which will be  called for in the nearfnture During  the month of May 37 pairs of socks  were received, and 95 pairs were  shipped to the Cauadian Field Com  torts commission.  Mrs. H. Breen left for Vancouver  on    Wednesday    to   visit   her   son  Harold, who leaves shortly for over  seas,  Miss Ida DeCew, who returned  Ust week from the normal school at  Vancouver, has gone to Alberta.  She has accepted a position to teach  at a summer tchool near Calgary.  At the cost of a small jar of ordinary  cold cream one can prepare a full quarter pint of the most wonderful lemon  skin softener and complexion hcautificr,  bv squeezing the juice of two fresh lemons into a bottle containing three ounces  of orchard white. Care should be taken  to strain the juice through a fine cloth  so no lemon pulp gets in, then this lotion will keep fresh for months. _ Every  woman knows that lemon juice is used  to bleach and remove such blemishes aa  freckles, sallowness and tan and ia  the ideal skin softener, whitener and  beautificr.  Just try it! Get three ounces of  orchard white at any drug store and  two lemons from the grocer and make up  a quarter pint of this sweetly fragrant  lemon lotion and massage it daily, into  the face, neck, arms and hands. It ie  marvelous to smoothen rouch. red hands.  Mr. and Mrs. N. L. McCnnes have  returned from Vancouver. Their  son Harold has enlisted in the artillery.  Gateway Lodge No 45, I 0.0.F.,  has plected the following officers;  Noble srand, James Cad on; vice-  grand, Ti. H Hpnderson; recording  secretary, W. C MePherson; financial secretary, John B. McDonald;  treasurer, Barrv Logan.  George   Fitz,  of  this   city,   was  among   the prisoners  of   war   who  were recently transferred from Ger  many to England.  As critism has been made con  cerning the management of the  dance at Christina lake on Empire  day, W. H. Beach desires to inform  the public that he had nothing to do  with it. Mr. Beach says he donated  the use of the pavilion for the dance  and that his connection with the  affair ended at that point.  Real  sight.  summer  appears, to   be  in  About $50 will be turned over to  the Red Cross society, being the  proceeds, after paying all expenses,  of the lawn social and concert given  last week at the  residence of  Mrs.  Rev. J. D. Hobclen has been  transferred to Salmon Arm, and he  expects to leave for that place in a  few days.. Rev Gordon Tanner, of  Trail, will succeed him as pastor of  the Methodist church here.  PERFECT ATTENDANCE  ��������� Eugene Herrick estimates the  damage done to his fruit crop during tbe late cold weather at about  S2000.  Mrs. T. Padgett went over to Nelson on Tuesday to meet ber mother,  Hvho arrived from New York, and  who will live with daughter here in  future.  W. R. Dewdney, government  agent at Greenwood, was in the city  on Tuesday selecting a jury list.  The mine of the Molly Gibson  Burnt Basin Mining company, Ltd ,  at Paulson, which is.: owned princi  cipally by Rossland mining men and  others, is getting active, a crew of  men now being at work extending  the tunnel further into the mountain and getting the mine   in   shape  sories is now complete  Our  Our stock  oil ii cycles  and acces-  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 goods.  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 have a full equipment of tools for  all kinds of repairing. I also sell first grade of heavy motor cycle  oil.    Send nie your bicycle and I wiil sne that vou are satisfied.  I ALSO DO BLACKSMITHING in ������l! its"brunches, Woodwork,  Brazing, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, etc Open on Saturday night till  10 o'clock.    BICYCLES SOLD ON TERMS.  J. R. cTWOOYBOERo  Blacksmith and Bicycle Dealer  Opposite Grand Forks Garage  The following pupils of the Grand  Forks public school were neither Jato  nor'absent during May: ���������  PKINCII'AL'S   CliASS.  Isabel   Bowen,   Gladys    Bi-venton,  Teddy Cooper. Howard   DeCew, Vera  Donaldson, Julia Downey..   Ray . Forrester,  Margaret Fowler, Isabel  Glas-  pel I. Corena Harkness, George Hodgson. Brerula   Humphreys. Cecelia Ly  den,    Helen    Massie, Margaret Mich  ener, Jennie Miller,   Aleeta   Nichols,  Muriel Spraggett, Maie   Smyth, Win  nie Smyth.    ���������  DIVISION* II.  Tannis Barlee, Mary Beran,Cece'ia  Crosby, Frances .Latham,'.Flora.Mc  Donald, Gladys McLauchlan, William  Nelson, Frances Padgett, Jeannettc.  Reburn, Jennie Stanfield, Antonette  Schliehe, Helen Simpson, Mariel  Tapley, Grace Graham, Oswald Walk  er, Charles Cooper, Boyd Nichols.  DIVISION   in.  Clara Brunner, Arthur Bryenton,  Kenneth Campbell, Fred Cooper,  Anna Crosby, Clarence Donaldson,  Irene Frankovitch, Horace Green,  Hardy Griswold, Llewellyn Hum  phreys, Charlotte Luscombe, Ethel  Miller, Alberta McLeod,Jauies Need  ham, Dorothy Schliehe, Hilda Smith,  Freda Stocks, lye Waldron.  DIVIISON iv.  Jennie Allan, Herbert Clark,Dorothy DeCew, . Elsie- Liddicoat, Edna  Luscombe, Emerson Raid, Hazel  VV a 1 d ro n, Pea r I B ra u, James Clark,  Francis Crosby, Artie FJalle, John  Lane, Ruth Larama, Dorothy Latham  Clarence Mason, John Peterson, Ida  Can n iff.  DIVISION v.  Harry Cooper, Ernest Hadden,  Hessie Harkness' Vera Lyden,George  Manson, Walter Rashleigh, Stuart  Ross, Albert Snyder. Rupert Sullivan  Lucy Teabo, Abafia Svetlisbefl", Janet  Bonthron, Wallace Huffman, Gladys  Jewell, Kenneth Massie. Dorothy  McLauchlan, Pauline Mohler, Louis  O'Keefe, Earl Petersen, Henry Reid,  Margaret Ross, Winnifred Savage,  Arthur Wilkinson, Elton  Woodland.  DIVISION* VI.  Harry Acres,'A lice George, Edna  Hardy, James .[tines, Maurice Lane,  Blanche Mason, John Matesa, Peter  Santano, Edgar Galipeau, Dorothy  Grey, George Johnston, Francis La  mum, Ellen MePherson, Willie Mola,  Carl Peterson, Fay Walker, Alice  Wilkinson, Kathleen Wilkinson,Jane  Wright, Frank Griswold.  DIVISION vir.  Jessie Allen, Tommy Allen, Antone  j DeWilde,     Wilhelmina      DeWilde,  | George Francis, Jigi Morelli, John  Santano, Theodore Asirnus, Pauline  Baker. Aubrey Dinsmore, Jessie Dow  Iney, Dorothy Fracass, Bruce Gilbert,  Dewey Logan, Margaret Luscombe,  John Kingston, Eedith Matthews,  Donald   MoKinnon,   Arthur  Teabo,  ��������� Robert Shannon, Joseph Simmons,  Clarence Truax, Ben Wright, Ellen  Wright, Gcorgo Hadden,  I  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  divih.onvi.1. ;Yale  Barber Shop  Linden Benson,   Edmund   Crosby, i *  Clarence Fowler, Parma Cooper, Unai Razor Honing a Specialty^  Hutton, Mike Morolla, Walter Manson, Francis Mola, Arthur Morrison,  Alex Dougall, Jessie Ross, Ruth  Savage, Rnby Savage, Walton Vant,  Ena Liddicoat, Arta Montgomery,  Lee Morel la, Mildred Ochampaugh;  Bennio Ochampaugh, Winnifred Smith  '   DIVISION ix. .  Walter Asisnius, Mary Acres,  Elaine Burr, Florence Brau, Eric  Clarke, Norman Cooke, Jean Donaldson. Ernest Danielson, Alice Green,  Thelma Hansen, Alick ITobbins, Dorothy Jones, Delbert Kirkpatrick,  Harry Koops, May Lathe, Elizabeth  Mooyboer, Fred McKie, Helen Mc  Kintion, Laird McCallum, Daniel  McDougall, Hallott Norris, Lillian  Pell. Childo Pisacreta,William Seeele,  Francis Shannon, Olavo Wiles.  Laugh When People  Step On Your Feet  Try  this    yourself    then  ���������it  alo'ng  to  others.  It works!  pass  ���������*..O"0>**������������"  ���������..���������i.fl.ii..������>iii.������..Bnai,t<t������������������..i..a..ff..<..i..s..������"i  Ouch ! ?! ? !-v! This kind of.rough  talk v/ill be heard less here in town ii*  people troubled with corns will follow  the simple advice of this Cincinnati  authority, who claims that a few drops  of a drug called freezone when applied  to a tender, aching corn stops soreness  at once, and soon the corn dries up  and.lifts right out without pain.  He says freezone is an ether compound which dries immediately and  never inflames or even irritates the  surrounding tissue or skin. A quarter  . of an ounce of freezone: will cost very  little at any drug store, but is sufficient to remove every ��������� hard- or soft  corn or callus from one's feet. Millions  of American women will -welcome this  announcement since the inauguration  of the high heels.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  BOOT    REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs  to  Armson, shoe   ro  pairer.    The    Hub.    Look  for  the  Bis  Boot.  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 fire 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.  A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  ' Yams Hotkl, First Strbht  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs  ancl Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  PH  oaei Livery joarn  M. H. Burns, Prop,  one 68 Second Street  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Office !  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Tki,ki>honks;   ������������������".���������"���������..'.   .  .OKFicK, RM ' Ffrst Strppt  HaNSK.n'S Rksidence. K38 * u ol. Oil GCl  BUI  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER  IN  OFFICE AT R. PETRIE'S STORE  PHONE 64  IMPERIALS PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL ~  Fresh Tobaccos  All Leading Brands 'of Cigars  Soft Drinks  W-   I Meagher, Prop.  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering  Neatly Done  r. c. McCutcheon  *~ WINNIPEG AVENUE  =71  VERV  Two  light Three-Spring  Delivery Wagons.  E. C. HENNIGER  SBSkntB

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