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 fa  ������  Ui      /  Kettle Valley Orchard is!  X  18TH YEAR���������No. 32  GRAND FORKS   B. C., FRIDAY,   JUNE 6, 1919 ^ItX^V^ikr^''..      $1-00 PER YEAR  PHOENIX MIS'  BIG PRODUCTION  Value of Production of  Smelter in This City'for  Past Twenty Years $55,-  550,000  The Granby Consolidated Mining,  Smelting & Power company has  produced 12,814,946 tons of ore  from its mines at Phoenix since the  beginning of production twenty  years ago, according to an official  report. From the ore its smelter at  Grand Forks produced 636,291 ozs.  of gold, 4,330,345 ozs. of silver, and  271,079,000 pounds of copper, having an approximate value of 855,-  550,000. The capacity of the smelter  was increased until it reached 4500  tons daily, then becoming the largest copper smelter in the British  empire.  MILES GONVIGTED  OF SELLING WOOD  ALCOHOL; 10 YEARS  Richard L. Miles, colored, of Car-  mi,   who   was  formerly a   dealer in  second-hand goods in this  city, was  indited at the assizes in  Vernon last  week, before Mr.   Justice  Morrison,  for ibemurderof Alex Paul, an   Indian, the allegations of the  prosecution being that the prisoner supplied  him with wood alcohol,   the   drinking of which resulted in   his  death.  There was a second true bill  returned against the prisoner by the grand  jury for the murder,   under  simiiar  circumstances, of   Kalamalka   Paul,  father   of   Alex.   W. H. D. Ladner  represented the crown and \V. Clayton defended.  The evidence advaoced, according  to the Vernon News, by the prosecution showed that a few days before  Good Friday Miles purchased some  wood alcohol at Main's store in Pen  ticton and from J. W. S. Logie at  West Summerland. I  About the date named, April IS,  Miles was seen at West Summerland  in the company of the two Indians,  and there was a statement from  Daniel Paul, the eight year-old  grandson of Kalamalka Paul, that  he saw his uncle Alex give some  paper money to Miles, after which  they went behind a barn. On their  way home to Shingle Mill that evening, said the boy, through an inter-  preter, both his uncle and grandfather drank from live bottles, which  were then thrown away. Next  morning the boy saw his grandfather lying in a ditch near home  and he expected he was drunk.  Later he saw him lying at home,  aud he had not seen him around  since.  Dr. White, of Penticton, spoke of  being called to see Kalamalka Paul,  whom he found to be suffering from  wood alcohol poisoning, although he  admitted the same symptoms might  have been produced by exposure.  He found a bottle containing a small  poisonous character. Distortsd vision  or partial blindness was one of the  symptoms from which Kalamalka  Paul-was. suffering:'He was later on  called in to see Alex, but the man  died before he got there.  Witnesses traced Miles' movements between Summerland Penticton about the date named, and Wm.  Johnson, a restaurant keeper at  West Summerland, corroborated the  statement about the prisoner going  behind a barn with the two Indians.  Dr. McGregor, ,of Penticton, testified" that he had conducted a post  mortem and reached the conclusion  that the Indians had died from the  effects of poisoning by wood alcohol.  For the defence the prisoner was  put in the witness box and told a  long story regarding his movements  at Summerland Pentiction, where he  claimed he was trying to engage  teams from the Indians to haul-  wood. He denied that he had furnished the alcohol to the Indians.  He had bought two bottles, he said,  of methylated spirits - to use in a  spirit stove. One-of these had disappeared from his bag, and the other  had been accidentally spilt:  The jury was out only about a  quarter, of an hour, when they returned a verdict of "guilty of. man  slaughter." His lordship said that  he thoroughly concurred with tbe  verdict.  At the conclusion of the assizes  sentence of ten years' imprisonment  in the,peuitentiary was passed upon  Miles.  Gause of Present Social  Unrest Condensed to  the Smallest Possible  Space  JUDGMENT FOR  WOLFRAM AT ASSIZES  Mr. Justice MacDonald presided  at the spring term of assizes in the  court house in this city yesterday.  There was only one civil" case, that  of Seihr vs. Carl Wolfram, on the  docket. This was an action for the  payment of two promissory notes  involving S1S20. Judyment, with  costs, was given defendant Mackenzie appeared for plaintiff and Pincoit  of Rossland, instructed by J. H.  llyley, for defendant.  1914  Minimum wage ������2.50 per day.  Purchasing power of same:  1 bag flour Si.65  8 lbs. beans    .25       -_'...  1 lb. bacon      .30  1 doz eggs       .30  ������2.50���������Good   Living  1919  Minimum wage $3.95 per day.  Purchasing power of same:  1 bag flour $3.00  8 lbs. beans   1.20  $4.20���������or 25c in  hole, and live on a damper.  the  STANDING   OF PUPILS  CUSTOMS REECIPTS  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer at  this port, makes the following de-  1 tailed report of the customs receipts  at the head office in this city and at  the various sub-customs offices, for  the month of May,  1919:  Grand Forks 81,036 9-1  Carson       492 50  Phoenix       387.93  Cascade City   3.85  Total   $1,921.22  THE WEATHER  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  clay during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Mux.  30���������Friday  59  31- Saturday   .... 03  1���������Sund'iy  75  2���������Monday   75  3���������Tuesday  77  4���������Wednesday .. SO  5 ���������Thursday  83  fnchc-i  Rainfall    0.0U  The following  is   the standing   of  pupils   of   the   Grand    Forks public  .chool, in order   of   merit,   as  deter  mined by tests and work   during   the  months of April and May:  principal's class.  Recommended.for entrance to high  school:    Frances    .Padgett.     Charles  Bishop, Gladys McLauchlan,    Cecelia  Crosby, Jennie Stanfield, Eloise Stafford, Lilian   Hull, Flora    McDonald,  Tannis Bariee, Mary Reran, Reid McKie,   Helen   Simpson,    William   Nel  son,  Walton Young, Oswald Walker,  Mabel Foote, David McDonald, Fran  ces Latham,   Randolph Davis, Harriet  Stephens.  Failed to win recommendation:  Raymond Drown, Jeannette Reaburn,  Winnie Ross.  DIVISION II.  Junior Fourth A���������Grace'Graham,  Thelnia Hutton, Freda Stocks, Anna  Crosby, Marjorie Kidd,Clarence Donaldson, Kenneth Campbell, LlewelKn  Humphreys James. Need ham. Fred  Cooper, William' Screbneff Evelyn  Stafford, Cla-ra Brunner, Leonia Heed.  Mae Crosby, Charles Cooper, Lawrence  McKinnon, Boyd Nichols, Mary Miller  Roger Molt.  Junior Fourth B���������Clifford Brown,  Irene Frankovitch, Joseph Bishop,  Jack Miller, Ruth Eureby, Nellie  Allen, Alice Ryan, Alice Nelson,  Charlotte Luscomhe, Harold Quin  livan.  DIVISION  III.  Third  A���������Mark  Vera Lyden, Fred Galipeau, Dorothy  McLauchlan, Earl Fitzpatrick, Lucy  Tea bo, Rupert Sullivan, Lillian Mudie.  Junior Third B���������Elton Woodland,  James Shannon, Earl'Peter.-ou, Margaret' Ross, William Foote, Winnifred  Savage, Wallace Huffman, Francis  Gordon, Pauline Mohler, Louis  O'Keefe, Kenneth Massie, John Stafford, Marghret Hacking, Arthur  Hesse, Merle Steele, Edward Molt.  division v  Senior Second���������Faye Walke, James  Innes, Walter Anderson, Alice George,  Lydia Colarch, Gordon Colarch, Paul  Kingston, Kathleen Wilkinson,Edith  Eureby, Edna Hardy, Jane Steele,  Dorothy Hunter, Peter Santano,  Vivian McLeod, Ellen McPherson,  Harry Acres, George Johnston, Edgar Galipeau.Albert Colarch, Marjorie  Cook,CharlesAnderson,MarionMcKie,  Phyllis Smyth, Blanche Mason, Peter  Padgett, Maurice Lane. Dorothy Gray,  Frank Griswold, Charle< Shannon,  John Graham, Joseph Lyden, Francis  Larama, Dorothy Mudie.  'Junior Second���������Bertha Mulford,  Velma Hunter, John Adams, Lawrence O'Connor, Willie Mola. Francis  Obterbine, John Santano.  division vi.  Junior Second Reader���������Clarence  Truax.Edith Matthews, ArthurTeabo  Ellen Wright, Annie Bowen, Marion  Kerby, Helen Mills, Dorothy Heaven  Edna Japp, Aubrey Dinsmore, Margaret Luscombe, Pauline Baker, Joe  Simmons, George Hadden, Arthur  B ckerton, Theodore Asimus, Jessie  Downey, Grace Glaspell,Eugene Fit'z-  patrlck, Rubert Shannon, Donald McKinnon, Autotie DeWilde, Jessie  Allan, Polly'Svefclishelf,. Ben Steele.  Dewey Logan, Tommy Allen, Grace  Biau, Arthur Adams, Martha Otter-  biue.  First Reader���������'Harvey Weber,  Walter Mansou, Glen Murray,Gordon  Harkness, Wilheimnia DeWilde, Ben-  nie Ochampaugh, John Dompier,John  Kingston, Hazel Molt,Harry Nucich,  Herbert Dompier, Florence Herr.  DIVISION vn.  First Reader���������Edmund Crosby,  Una Hutton, Parma Cooper, Frances  Rossi, Ruth Savage, Ena Liddicoat,  Ruby Savage, Willie Henniger, xil  exaiider McDougall, Jessie Ross,  Linden Benson, Bruce Brown, Clarence Fowler, Lloyd Humphrey,s  Helen Nystrom, Gordon Massie, Lilia  Frechette, Agnes MacKenzie, Edmund  Eureby, Arthur Mormon, Frances  Mola."  Second Primer���������Jean Do a dson,  Geii'giua Grey, Dorothy Jones, Laird  McCallum,Eileen Weber,Elaine Burr,  Bruce McLaren, Robimi McCutcheon,  Fred McKie, James Hardy, Lillian  Pell, Annie McCutcheon, Francis  Shannon, Margaret Hunter, Del here  Kirkpatrick, Genes Rossi, Francis  O'Keefe, Violet Logan, Walter Asi-  mns, Louise McPherson, Florence Bran  Robert Foote, Childo Pisacrcta  DIVISION   VIII.  First Reader���������Marv Acres. Thelnia  Hansen, Eric Clark, Daniel   McDou-  CURES DELAY  OF UNREST  Agent General Wade Protests Against Holding  of.'-Canadians in England  London, June 5 ���������Agent General  Wade, of British Columbia, in a letter to the press, attributes unrest  among Canadian troops here entirely lo-delay in repatriation and protests against the military men of the  Djminion still fretting here in idleness and expense. The Prince of  Wales had led the way in constructive imperialism by denouncing the  order for. further detention from  home and other punishments for refractions of regulations as brutality  itself and a wrong to tbe country.  His remedy for the shipping shortage is the employment of the fleet  and transports as the United States  has already satisfactorily done.  ORCHARD SOIL  IMPROVEMENT  Senior Third A���������Mark Dompier, Hansen, Eric Clark, Daniel AlcUou-  lberta McLeod, Wilbert Canniff', gall, ILillett Norns.Helen McKinnon,  fe Waldrou, Hardv Griswold, Jelfj Edna Wiseman, Elizabeth Mooyboer.  van, Herbert Heaven, Mary   Klein-1     Second    Primer���������Ethel      Mokim,  Senior  Albe  lye  ing,"'Hilda" Smith, Gladys Annson, j Jfl"'^ Adams, Alick Hoboir.s, Fred  James Otterbine. Elizabeth Otter- ���������<**��������������� Lyden, Eugene McDaugall.Nur  \jlnti. i man Cook, Alice Olreen, Jean    Clark,  William    Steele,      Arthur     Latham,  May  June  Senior Third  B���������Sydney    Buxton,  Ruth   Larama, Elsie   Liddicoat, Xel-  lic Young, Lizzie Gordon,   Edna Luscombe,   James Clark,    Dorothy   Latham, Jennie Allan, Bertie Scott, Rita  iNiles, Kathleen Mulford, Pearl Brau,  Mill, j Ida Caunili",   Clarence  Mason,   Lloyd  40! Quinlivan,     Hazel    Waldron,    Ruth  Leonard Pontesso, M unlock Morrison  Walter Ronald, Ruth Webster, fan  Clark, Nellie Berry, Roy Walker,  Boverley Benson, Roy Cooper, Charles  Robertson,  Owen Clay.Euphcinia Me  If the orchard lands are under an  irrigation   system   the  question   of  improving soil fertility is   not  difficult.    Legume crops may be grown  annually   and   then    ploughed     in  deeply;  this  operation   followed by  shallow surface tillage^and the proh  lem is   largely   solved.     But in districts    were   there  is    no irrigation,  au-.i the summer rainfall is not   sufficient to supply the   needs   of bt.'Ui  the trees and a gruwing cover   crop,  the problem is more   difficult.    The  mulch system offers partial   relief to  the dry districts, in that   it  .reduces  destruction of organic matter caused  by  tillage; conserves   moisture   thai  is    Unuuily    lost    I rum   exposed soil  suifaces.    At the experimental   station for-Vancouver island   the  orchard was established under  a   tillage  practice that during   ttie lourth year  a green tnulchmeiit.    Peas  and   red  clover are the mulch materials used.  Peas are sown   iu   October and   the  clover is seeded   in March, the rotation consisting of one year peas, two  years olover. The green crops are cut  early in June and at once spread beneath the trees.   By this method the  decay   of   the   mulch   materials will  greatly increase the organic matter in  the soil and there is no summer tillage   to   destroy   it   after it has been  produced.  An Editor's Apology  We wish to apologize to Mrs. Or-  ville Overholt. In our paper last  week we had   as  a   heading, "Mrs  Callum, Edith  Adams, Ernest  Smith, Joe Mola,  Patterson,  Danielson.      Bruce  Anna   McKinnon,  A volina  James-Overholt's Big Feet." The word we  had ought to have used is a brench  word, pronounced the same way but  spelled fete. It means a celebration  and is considered a very tony word.  ��������� Williamsville (N. D.) Item.  Cecelia  McDoui  Michelec, Jean Gray,   Violet,  all,    James   MeKelvery,   <)'������'  His Attitude  She���������Doesn't it worry   you   dread-  quantity of wood alcohol, which he (fully to owe so many bills you can not  turned over to the police. This wood 'pay?"  alcohol could be  used  medicinally,      He���������Certainly not!   Why should!  but   never   was   on   account of   its  worry over other people's troubles/        Rashleigh,   Stuart   Ross,    Joe Japp,   i  lo   Hesse, Emerson Reid, Lillian Brown,  3-1   Herbert Clark,  Francis Crosby, Ken- ; J'i������'k   Sale,   Doretta   Noitis.  'Rl'netli   Murray,   James Poll, Alphonsc ' Hossi, Eric Mc Davis.  39   Galipeau,     .Joan    Smyth,    Margaret' division ix  -11    Bruno, Laura Hunt,Regina Frechette       Fjl.>t   j.rillier _._ Charlotte    Acres,  4-2   John Lane. ; Gladys   Pi;ar>oii,     Betty    .McCallum,  division IV. : Helen   Hansen,   Leo    Cowan,    Ethel.  Junior   Third   A���������isabelle    fnnes,   Birt.  Marguerite Birt.Mary Kingston J Nucich, Klvira Colarch. Edna Wenz.-I,  Vera   Bickerton.   Gordon   McCallum,   .Marjorie T.-iyl..r, Palsy Cook, Mildred | Ethel Green, Agnes   Hobl.ir.s,   Louis  Harry Cooper, Hazel Nystroin, Abulia   Patterson,    Coin Graham, Carl Han- j Santano, Edmond Miller, Harry  An-  Svetlisheif,   Janet    Bonthron,   Edith   sen,  Ernest  Crosby,  Ernest    Hutton,  Clay,   Gertrude  Cook,    Henry   Reid,   Clifi' rd Wekell,  Harold Lowman.  George Manson, Lome Murray,Bessie       Receiving Class���������Jean Love, Cath-  Harkness,    Jcanette     Kidd,    Ernest  erine Cowan, Evelyn   limes,   Donald , ���������������������������,    -���������j -    --....._.....���������  Hadden,    Ethel    Wiseman,     Walter   Ross,  Ralph   Smyth, Raymond Dins  derson,  Laura  Glanville, Angus Mor  risen,   Louise    Dompier,    Carl   Bran,  Zelma Larama. Rosy   Borelli,   Jennie  Mola,    Marjorie    OtterbinoJ      Edith  Hunter, Edward Crosby, Helen Reran,  V"  note.  Augustus  Borelli,    Lcm   Jim,   Mary I'isacreta. THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  .Sift*. (Irani Mmks Bun  AN  INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER  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,  Ii.OkIOIR Grand Fokks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, JUNE G, 1.919  The Policy of Go-Ahead  Those who,make ca'study-of social and political economy 'have opportunities in times  like these to apply theories and also to so reconstruct them that they are adaptable for  practical purposes., -There'..was a time when, if  conditions were not satisfactory, a remedy was  suggested from behind a pair of spectacles,  but since everybody has been getting closer  together the, policy is to work  out a practical  This is the sensible method of improvement.  If there are two sides to a dispute, and there  must be two sides if there is any argument at  all, it does not help matters to have someone  propose a pet theory as a basis of settlement.  Neither is any good brought about when the  two parties stand apart and indulge in declaration and recrimation. Even in a case of war,  the opponents get together immediately and  stay together until the matter is settled. Now  that there has been enough -war to do everyone'in the world for several generations, cooperation, is the basis of settlement more than  ever.  The spirit of constructon is prominent. It is  recognized that as long as there is bickering  or dissatisfaction in any body of workers, efficiency is not up to standard. Production is  not what it might be and everyone concerned  feels the ill effect when the industrial machine  labors along instead of running smoothly. Instinctively, each of us feels that if progress is  to be made, matters of difference must be set-  go back, we lose what we have gained. Every  one of us knows that, and because we realize  that it iscommonscnse we are carrying it out  to the best of our ability. Perhaps in the old  clays, we may have been a little reserved in  acknowledging that we were clinging to old  ideas, but manliness is bring'ng us to where  we say, "Let us profit by our experiences aud  make the most of the future."  The past is only of use in pointing out to us  our mistakes and in showing us the right way  to proceed. The future can not be stated absolutely. The best we can do is to outline our  course, and, as we advance according to the  chart, take all possible precautions against  what snags may be floating about and weather  the storms as they arise. -No voyago is ever  made in which storms and difficulties are not  encountered, and in nearly every instance they  are weathered. When weather conditions are  unsatisfactory, no mariner thinks of sinking  his ship and casting about for a new one. On  the contrary, tho whole ship's crew get together,  work their hardest, and pull through.  We must go ahead, we can not stop. We  can not fail to realize that cooperation and  advancement work in one with the other.  f-  ^  s of I ester  fulfilled their mission when vision was improved. Tod iy  they are required to improve vision and also to conserve  nervous enr-rgy, thp waste of which shows itself in headache, inflamed eyes and lids, or in any other kind uf nervous reflex, formerly attributed to other causes. It is  highly important that-you have your eyes properly fitted.  Call and see us and we will give expert advice.  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAlND forks, b. c.  <L  J  If heads of famiiies 'drawing interest from  Victory bonds do not consider the amount  large enough to invest on their own account,  they might well put it into war savings stamps  for their children. The holder of a $100 Victory bond receives'$5.50 a year, which, if put  into war savings stamps for a child, would  mean.-a; saving-of 10c a week on which an  amount equal to about 5 per cent simple interest is.paid. A $200 Victory bond annually  bears $11 interest, which, put into war savings  stamps, would mean the saving of a little over  20c a week, drawing about 5 per. cent simple  interest. A $500 bond pays $27.50 a year in  interest,which, invested in war savings' stamp,  would mean the saving of 51c a week, or 7-|-c  a day, for every day in fhe year, and constitute a very considerable sum. So iftheamount  paid in Victory bond interest is too small for  the parent to put into war savings stamps, it  should at least make a fine start for a child.  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-Strateisjust the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by  Complete Home Furnishers  Spepsisof  The process of drying potatoes so that they  can be kept indefinitely and transported as  easily as wheat or Hour has given them an important place in world commerce; but the potato is likely to become even more important  as a source of motive power if those experts  are right who prophesy that alcohol will take  the place of gasoline for internal-combustion  engines. Since a bushel of potatoes will produce a gallon of alcohol, and" since an acre of  land produces one hundred bushels of potatoes  in this country and more than two hundred  bushels in Germany, the possibility of making  alcohol in large quantities is obvious.  tied, ancl the way to settle them' is to discuss  them at first hand.  Adjustments in any large industrial undertaking can not be effected in a few moments.  Neither can there be a stated settlement in  advance. Points arise from time to time and  these have to be attended to at once, so that  results will not happen. There' needs to be a  permanent base of operations, some settled  method of procedure, and while general rules  may be decided upon for guidance, no particular lines of settlement can be laid down. It is  just the same as in building a house. Plans are  drawn up, but the working foremen are always  on the ground to see that troubles which arise  are attended to and not allowed to develop  ���������into interference.  The workmen of today should .lealize that  the way to improve the present system under  which we arc engaged is to keep going, work  out new suggestions and apply what litis been  proved to be beucficial and correct. They  should know that what is in the interest of  one part of the business, assists the other and  that without cordial relations all the way  through there is less benefit to all. Doctors  tell us that if one part of the body suffers an  injury, the whole physical system feels the effect, and that, according to the laws of nature,  the whole body rallies to the support of the  injured part. So unconsciously, perhaps, the  industrial body has been gradually proving the  same principle, ancl evolving in a practical way  a method to cure ills which exist, without unnecessarily jarring the whole system.  Cooperation  is construction, and  construction is absolutely necessary if we   would progress. If we stop constructing, if we stop pro- j    No neei, ty i( quir(, wb,,  haB hpC(m)e of lhe ol(1 j    W|u    SavInj?3  >Stamp?   Proraotc  uticing, not only do wo fiot go  ahead   but wo mnhiormd dime i.ovel. It has gone to $1.50. ! Thrift.  Although the Russian government used to  print more than 3,000,000,000 rubles of paper  money every month, it is unable now to get  the raw materials to print more than 1,250,-  000,000 rubles. Even that much smallee amount  is largely in the form of "kerenki,]' roughly  printed notes for twenty and forty rubles,  which arc very easily counteifeited, for when  the Bolshevists seized the state bank and tried  to continue the bank notes of the old regime,  they were unable to master the difficult processes, and on the few notes of the old style  that they did manage to print the numbers  were identical, not consecutive.  Having obtained absolute control of the  surface rights of nearly one-half of the North  American continent, the Canadian Pacific  railway is now reaching out for franchises to  dominate the aerial transportation business.  Tlie air lias heretofore been free,-and it should  remain free.  Minimum price ot first-class land  reduced to {5 an acre; second-class to  $2.50 an acre.: ���������    ���������:  Pre-emption vpw confined to surveyed lands only."  Records -will fce.granted covering only  land suitable lor agricultural purposes  and which Is non-Umber land. '  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of notimore than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions  i -wiUv joint residence, but each making  necessary improvements on respective  claims.     ���������:, ��������� ���������������������������. ������������������;'.������������������'.<      ��������� ���������  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  valuo of $10 per acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-erriptor in occupation not  less than 3''years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence may-be issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of  5300 per annum and>records same each  year. Failure to make Improvements  or record same: will operate as forfeiture. Title - cannot be "obtained in  less than 5 years, and improvements  of $10.00 per acre, including 5 acres  cleared and cultivated, and residence  of at,least 2 years are required.  Pre-emptor holding Crown grant  may record another pre-emption, if he  requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes  areas exceeding 640 acres may be  leased by one person or company.  Mill, factory or industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; conditions include  payment of stumpage.  Natural hay meadows inaccessible  by existing roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price, is made.  PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE      GRANTS  ACT.  The scope .of this. Act is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within which the heirs or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act is extended  from for one year from the death of  such person, as formerly, until one  year after tho conclusion of the present  war. This privilege is also made retroactive.  No fees relating to pre-emptions are  due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918.  Taxes are remitted for five years.  Provision for return of moneys accrued, duo and been paid since August  4, 1914, on account of payments, fees  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.  Interest on agreemonts to purchase  town or oity lots held by mombers of  Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired  direct or indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 31. 1920.  SUB-PURCHASERS   OF   CROWN  LANDS.  Provision mado for issuance of  Crown grants to sub-purchasers of  Crown Lands, acquiring rights frmn  purchasers who failed to complete  ljiirclin.se, Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, interest and tuxes. Where sub-purchasers tlo not claim whole of original parcel, purchaso price due and taxes may  ho distributed proportionately over  wholo area. Applications must bo  made by May 1, 1920.  GRAZING.  Grazing Act, 1911), for systematic  development of livestock industry provides for grazing districts and range  administration under Commissioner.  Annual grazing permits issued based  on numbers ranged; priority for established owners. Stock-owners may  form Associations for range management, Free, or partially froct permits  for settlers, campers or travelers, up  *t> ten head.  You   can   not reach   The   Surf-  numerous  readers except  through  its advertising columns.  riii tlii<  npiiE value of weli-  printcd, iica t'appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business lias been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping-tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  New Type  |Latcst Style (  Faces  Colilmhia Avenue and  Luke Street  TELEPHONE  R101 ** .# * *��������� ���������f\i~- -������������������'*���������  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B.C.  There's an obligation that goes with party-  line telephone service���������an obligation  shared by all persons on the line, an obligation which each owes to the others.  Inordinarily iong conversations frequently  cause annoyance and even grave distress.  Some other person on the line may be  trying to call a doctor er make some similarly urgent call. Perhaps, too, there's a  most important message, incoming, for  some one on the line���������perhaps even for  the person who is "holding things up."  Think it over!   The obligation is one that  -will apppal to all who give consideration  to it.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  SAYS STORIET OF  NUDE EXHIBITIONS  ARE FABRICATIONS  Editor Grand Forks Sun.      ,  Sir.���������Last week I sent a- copy  of  the   enclosed letter, to   the   Grand  Forks Gazette;   but, as  I  expected,  with the uniairnessand lack of courage  characteristic  of  that organ, it  was not published.  However, if you  should  see fit  to  print  it, it   will  probably reach all the Gazette read  ers, and then some.    Yours truly,  G. A. S. Bell.  Grand Forks, June 5, 1919.  TELEPHONE COMPANY! Ltd  NeWS Of the CitV  ������f Vancouver> bas  been  appointed  '        . - *   matron of the hospital in that town.  Mrs. E. Henshaw left this week  for her home in Boise, Idaho. She  has been, visiting her daughter-in-  law, Mrs. Frank Cohyers, during  the winter months.  Born���������In Grand Forks, on Saturday, May 31. to Mr. and Mrs. J.  Willis, a sou.  Lieut. Atwood and Donald Smith  are expected home from overseas in  a day or two.  Harold Massie has returned to his  home iu this city owing to the shutdown; of tbe construction camp of  itie South Kootetiay Water & Power  cL'rupany at Midway. The men  .b.t.r.uck.'l'ur an eight-hour day.  A prominent citizen of Midway  was fined $350 on Tuesday for operating a still in his cellar.  J. P. Flood will open a moving  picture show on onenigbt a week in  the Greenwood theater.  Editor Grand Forks Gazette.  Sir.���������It is untrue that our neighbors, the Independent Doukhobors,  annoy us by  unseemly  exhibitions  of the nude,     We, who live   within  a few hundred yards of them, have  never witnessed any indecency; but,  as most of the animal kingdom will,  when irritated, make themselves obnoxious to others, I -trust you  will  stop insinuating that  we are  complaining of   their conduct.    When  annoyed   by   constant  prodding  a  skunk stinks, a man  sweats, a baby  yells, a lion eats  you,  a suffragette  hunger strikes,  a porcupine shoots  its quills, a goat sheds its  clothes,  and if you go butting in  and monkeying   with  any  of the above you  only get what you are asking   for.  The  Community  Douks, who have  been  our neighbors   for   the   past  seven  years, are kindly and industrious, hospitable and  honest,  and  I   am   indebted  to |them for many  little acts of kindness. Yours, etc.,  G. A. S. Bell.  Grand Forks, May 25, 1919.  'Mr..and '..Mis.'. George Fair left this  ���������' v\cyk lor a   three months'   vacatiou  nip to the coast cities.  ���������bt-rgi.- Kobert Campbell, who  returned liom France recently, has  ii-venttrd a new wheel  weeding hoe.  ������>'. Driver is   now   the   resident  iiocior in Phoenix.   Miss Knnwlton,  W. B. Willcox has sold the  Trail  News to J. J. Clarke and   Elmer  D.  Hall.    Beach   will  probably  go  to  .Spokane.and blow in his good   Canadian   money  upon   fruit farms or  something else that he knows nothing about.   He basbeen a noted figure  in   B.C.   journalism  for many  years, and his old friends do not like  to see him shoot across   the line  in  order to hide his bankroll under the  folds of   "Old Glory."���������Greenwood  Ledge. '  Special Tread' - Traction Tread I  ��������� ,   THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE  If a motorist wants anything better than Dunlop  "Special" hell have to get  Dunlop "Traction Tread."  ' Tricking a Witness  The best piece of cross-examination  ever heard in the law courts was done  by the late Mr. Moutague Williams  many years ago.  He was defending a man of good  position against whom a very serious  charge had been made. The only  real question was identity, and this  turned on the evidence of a young  woman who swore positively that she  had seen the prisoner at the particular  spot on the nighq of the fireworks.  Everybody was expecting a long  cross-examination of the witness  when Montague Williams rose to his  feet.  But he only asked one question,  which was, "I suppose it was a bright  moonlight night, and so you did not  see the fireworks well?"  Back came the answer: ''Nothing  of the sort, sir; it was as dark as  pitch."  Montague Williams sat down. Of  course, if it had been as dark as the  girl described she could not have been  able to distinguish the accused. So  the man was acquitted.  There is nodeubt that more cases  are lost to opponents by long oross-  examiuation than are won from the  ather side;  Dunlop  Tire &  Rubber  Goods Co.,  Limited  Head Office  and  Factories:  Toronto  Branches fn  Leading Cities  A. 101  rand Forts Transfer Company  DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood For Sal  "Do you find public office  an  easy j  berth?" I  "I shouldn'et exactly call it a  berth," said Senator Sorghum,  thoughtfully. "It's more like a hammock: hard to get into comfortably  and still harder to get out of gracefully."  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically the same prices as before  the big war started.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS  Office at R. F. Petrie's St  ore  e  Phone 64  Janitor Wanted  Applications will be received by the  undersigned up till June the 9th for  the position of Janitor of City OHice  and Firemen's Rooms. Salary $20 per  month, Duties to commence on appointment.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  City Clerk.  ADVERTISING  Tliat Brings  tlie Steady  Trade to  You  &:  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  news of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeks more than others���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't  4-1.  txiere news  m  your  store every week? Isn't there  something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping every week. Aren't  you losing many of them  the weelts 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.  ti#  The GRANDFORKS SUN  Readers Want to Hear  From   You   Every   Week  OuSSI nb'&Xiteitrt^WMiStVlliJ:^  THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  rc^::  $M  !.!.:'/  day,   having obtained   his   release  from the military .service.  J. 11. Mooyboer'and wife left   the  first of the week for Spokane, where  Mrs.   Mooyboer   to   receive medical  treatment. They -are expected to re  trim in a day or two.  Mjeses Myrtle and Flossie;Spraggett are influenza patients at their  home in the West end.  1  \'i-  U#&i  m*  ���������&*  gss*^;  &hk:-~.  W>?^m&$&,  '&M  .���������KiViS*-  W&  Pte  Brooks, who   saw considera  ble active service in France,  arrived  in the city on Saturday   from 'over  seas.'.-  0  ���������i������r.w-  A  Complete  Stock  of  : Jewelry knd Silverware  Everything that can please ancl charm your friend.  Before going elsewhere, give us a call and inspect  our stock.  Tiniberlake^ Son & Co.,  "Quality Jewellers"   .  Bridge Street, - Next Boor B. C. Telephone Office  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty  MAKE your money work and earn something.  Sixteen Thrift Stamps are exchangeable for  a $4.00 War Savings Stamp, and for every War  Savings Stamp you accumulate the Dominion of  Canada is pledged, to pay you $5.00 in 1924.  C[ Invest the interest on your Victory Bonds and  make it work and earn for you.  NATIONAL . WAK .'SAVINGS   COiOIITTEE  (British Columbia Division) . v  Vancouver, B. C.  >IU  IS/ ews of "the City h ? ^f^y notevwhich ^  j-i^w^j   K^f   *-,*y^   ^,-ry' j tried   in   the   county conrt a.couple  I of wepks ago, and   in   which   judg  A>i   eft'ort   is being  made by cer-j ment .was reserved, Judge Brown has  tain parties to   induce   the   Victoria1 given   a   decision    in. favor of   the  .���������iiiihorities   to   locate   one   of   the' plaintiff.  Dominion provincial > free   employ-i .  ment bureaus in this city, and it is! Steel has been laid on the extent-aid that there is a prospect of their;siou ut the North Fork branch of  endeavors being crowned 'with   sue ltbe Kettle' Valley line   to  the Rock  For Sale���������Sharpie's Tublar A  Separator. Apply C. V. Meggitt.  Archie Scott returned from Vancouver on .Wednesday'. He will leave  for the eastern provinces in a few  days.  Sergt. J. W. Cook,   who   participated.in active fighting on the western   front   for   about four years, re  turned to the city on Tuesday   from  overseas.  "���������Emerson Walker, of  the   C.P.R,  is confined to his home by illness.  fUTim   Salis, of Phoenix, who   en  listed at   the.   coast,    returned  from  overseas this week. :,  C. Oxley, a one-legged veteran  from Eholt, spent a few days in the  city this week.  ce.-v     At present there is said to he j  a demand trom industrial enterprises  iu the city and the surrounding dis  trict for fifty workmen, for there   is  no uv.ailabl'i supply.  The e-ike si tuition at the Granby  smelter is ouce more assuming a  critical aspect. A few cars are ytill  arriving daily from Ferine, but no  shipments have been made from  that place since the miners' strike  there commenced. Two furnaces will  be kept in operation until the supply  is exhausted.  Candy mil! at Lynch Creek, and the  worn of ballasting the spur is now  m progress. The siding at the Humming Bird mine has also been completed.  Einest Kirschi, of Vancouver,  who was in the heavy artillery service in France, was.in" the city this  week, en route home from   oversea?.  Mrs. John A. Hutton is confined  to her home by illness.  "His ^  VICTOR VIGTROLAS  and VICTOR RECORDS  No correct reproduction is possible  without a perpect point. Use  Tungs-Tone   Styli    Needles.    200  playings without change.    Package  10 cents  ^e SINGER STORE  H. WEBER, Manager  Grand Forks, B. C.  Wanted ��������� Housekeeper.  Yale hotel.  Apply  Seret. A. N. Mowat has   been  appointed   postmaster   of Green wood.  Charles Wekell, master mechanic       H. Mounteny, of Cascade, was in  Klmer Rice left on Wednesday for  Franklin camp, where he will do  development work on his mineral  claims.  In the case  of A. McDougall  vs.  Joint Morelli, for.balance of 875 due  at toe Granny smelter; accompanied  by Mrs. AVekell and iamity, left this  week for an extended vacatiou trip  to the eastern provinces and the  eastern states.  At tbe Grand Forks post office  during May, 15 war savings stamps  were sold, amounting to ������60, and  110 thrift 8tarnps,from which $27.50  was realized, making a total of  SS7.50.-  ���������  the city yesterday.  Pte. Norman Fleming, who recently returned to Vancouver from  Siberia, arrived in the citv on   Mon  Now Ready  FRACHE BROS., LIMITED  "Winnie" Scored  Once   upon   a  time  the present  British war secretary grew  a  moustache. "Do you know, Mr Churchill,  that I like your moustache  as little  as  I  like  your  political views," a  frivolous  little   lady   said   to him,  rather pertly, at a certain reception.  "That   is   of   no consequence, madam," was the instant  reply, "since  you   are  never  likely' to come into  contact with either."  Statistics  "Have   ever   been   disappointed in  love?"  "Two and a half times, dear lady."  "Two and a half times?"  "Yes, twice married   and   once  rejected."  LIFT OFF CORNS!  Apply few drops then lift sore,  touchy corns off with  fingers  A Connoisseur  "You say you have references'^'  "Yes, ma'am.    I  have   a hundred  splendid references,"  "And how long have you   bean   in  domestic service1?"  "Two years, ma'am."  "What is your  name1?"   asked   the  mistress of har new Chinese cook.  ���������'������������������ "My name   is Wane   Hang   Eo,"  was tha reply. L_l  "Oh, well, as I shall not be able, to  remember that,I shall call you John,"  remarked the lady.  'Velly good, raa'rm," acquiesced  the Chinaman. "And what" is your  name, ma'am?"  "My   name   is   Mrs. Swankton de  Vere."  "Me no lemembel that," quoth the  Chinaman. "Me call you Sally."  BOOT    REPAIRING  TAKK   your   repairs  to   Armson, shoe   re  I     pnirer.    The   Hub.    Look  for  this   Bir  l3oot.  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yalk Hotel, Fikst Stbekt  The force has been reduced at the  Emma mine. More diamond drill?  ing is to done at this property.  i    w a  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  Office !  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  Ffrst Street  DON'T. HESITATE!  PHONE l'OIR  FOR FINE PRINTING  AT YOUR  SERVICE  ,tf^0C*Bn  CLEVELAND   and  RED BIRD  Cyclin" is easy when you ride a Cleveland or a Red Bud  Bicycle* the wheels that run smoothly year after fl������C7 Ef|  year.    Price ���������������������������������������������      UUIiUU  Let me explain to yon my easy sale plan on terms.    _  First-class repair work done in  Blacksmithinjj,   Brazing,   Aluminum  Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene Welding,   Woodwork, Etc.  R��������� MOOYBOER ?XX���������������mkt^%  Open S.-itimlny Evenings Till 10 o'CIoi-k  THE  LONDONDIRECTORT  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  the   world   to  communicate direct with (in^Ush  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  n each class of {roods. Hesides being: n corn-  lute cominorciul guide to London und Its  uburbs, the directory contalnH lists of  EXPORT MERCHA NTS  with the Goods they ship, and the (Joloniiil  aud Foreign -Markets thoy supply.  STEAMSHIP  LINES  arranged under the Torts to which they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  Modern Rigs ancl Good  Horses cat All. Hours at  the   Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  Doesn't hurt a tit! Drop a Je  rreezone on an aching corn, instantly  {hat corn stops hurting, then you lift  it richt out.    Yes, magic!  A tiny bottle of Freezone costs hut z  lew cenfs at any drug store, hut u sufficient to remove every hard corn soft  corn, or com between the toes, and the  calluses, without soreness or irritation.  C F ezono is the sensational d.acovcrv  rt a Cincinnati Coniua.    It ia wonderful.  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., In  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centre* of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will h������ fir.  a'rded,   freight  paid,   on receipt of  bo for  Postal  Order for $b.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlurgor advertisements from $15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Ahohui'uli Lane, London, E.C.  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatlv   Done  r. c, McCutcheon  WINNIPEG AVENUE

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