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 \ A \ I / / /*'#-  lti.ve'JUrjraty.  Kettle Valley Orchardisf  SIXTEENTH YEAR���������No   35  GRAND FORKS   B   C, FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 1917  $1.00 PER YEAR  OF CITY  Committee Reports and Consideration of  Bylaws,  Principal.Business*  ,Both were advanced   to  tbe   third-  reading stage.  Aid. McArdle gave notice..that at  the   next   meeting ��������� he would  ask  leave to introduce a mayor's remun  eration   bylaw   and   also an aldermen's indemnity'bylaw.  Mayor Acres and Aid. McArdle,  McCallum, Schnitter and Webster  were present at the regular meeting  of the city council on Monday  evening. ..";'���������������������������-'��������� ������������������'  A letter from the poundmaster  stated that it was too much to feed  an impounded animal on 50 cents  a day.    Filed.  The chairman ��������� of  the water and  light committee reported    this was  about the time of the year that  the  water reservoir was usually cleaned.  The   reservoir   was leaking badly,  and the city engineer   had   recommended that the city procure a composition known as Aquitite Liquid  Coating for mending  the leaks.    A  sufficient quantity to repair the  entire  reservoir  would  cost  between  ������300 and $400, but the chairman of  the committee did  not think  that  the council would be willing to spend  that amount  for this  purpose   at  . pfesen^'ari'd" so  he  re.commende'd'  that a trial order of about $75.worth  of the com position be purchased  as  mean-? of testing it.    The city engi-'  near was authorized to proceed with  the work of repairing the reservoir,  after investigating  the best means,  at a cost not to exceed $75  or $80.  The chairman of the   water  and  light committee   reported   that  the  lawn   sprinkling hours  were being  violated   by   the   caretakers   of   a  couple oj our public buildings. The  v clerk was instructed to notify  them  to do their   sprinkling   within   tbe  hour limits.    The chairman also reported that many   complaints   had  come   to   him   about    automobile  owners removing the mufflers  from  their, cars.  The chairman of tbe health and  relief committee reported that the  back yard of the Sheads block had  not yet been put in sanitary condition, and that a barn near Percy  Clark's house needed the attention  of the board of health.- The chief  of police was instructed to make the  owners of these premises comply  with the health bylaw.  Aid. Webster was appointed  chairman pro tern, of the cemetery  and parks committee during the absence of Aid. Harkness.  Mayor Acres thought that some  steps should be taken to observe tbe  Golden Jubilee of Canadian Confederation in an appropriate  manner. He had interviewed tbe  ministers of the various denominations in tbe city,, and they had all  agreed to prepare special sermons  bearing on the occasion for Sunday,  July 1. Owing to the short time  intervening between that date, he  was of the opinion that this was tbe  extent to which the city could go in  observing the event.  The street sprinkling bylaw was  reconsidered and finally passed.  Aid. McArdle was granted leave  lo introduce^, tax rate and tax levy  bylaw, and also a tax rebate bylaw.  ���������-'���������;'���������'   .  Petty Thieving  Whether the turning'of so many  people'to gardening who have never  done any gardening before results  in an appreciable increase in-tbe  food production or not, it should  improve the moral standards of  many. A large number of boys  and youths who have been in the  habit of foraging in vegetable gardens aud fruit orchards without  getting the consent of the owner or  making any recompense for what  they take, are likely to be put to  work on the farms or in the gardens,  and through that experience they  will learn to appreciate the farmer's  right to his produce. Working in  a garden is.an occupation that conduces to respect for ownership; it  enforces upon the worker a moral  perception of tbe fact that the fruits  of the earth do not grow freely for  whoever happens along.  Robbing   orchards  and   gardens  has not been exclusively the diversion of the irresponsible small boy  and   the   undisciplined   village  or  city loafer.    Farmers all  over   the  country   have  country  have complained   of the  depredations com  ;mitted; by: people-who: come" iu  au-'  tomobiles and carry off strawberries,  raspberries, corn, pears and  apples,  according   to    the    season.    Such  thieves   de   luxe work  usually  on  Sunday.  "Day of rest!" exclaimed  ah indignant victim. l,It   ought  to  be a day of arrest! , But it never is.  They always get away with it."  ,   The garden or orchard thief  who  uses   an   automobile in making bis  "get-away" is less likely  than  the  corner loafer to be legitimately busy  on some  one's land  this   summer.  But perhaps he will be  drafted  for  military service.  ES WILL  EOPEN TUESDAY  CdmmissionerirmstrorigAn-  nounces That Agreement  Has Been Signed  Calgary, -June 28.���������The coal  mines in District will be reopened  next Tuesday.  The way was paved for the resumption of operations by the in  quiry conducted by R. F. Green,  M.P., who established a basis that  he considered fair and then. recommended to the Ottawa government  that a commissioner be appointed  with powers to enforce operation.  W. H. Armstrong was appointed  commissioner, and backed- by the  powers that the government gave  him as a result of Mr. Green's report, has been able to report that an  agreement has now been signed between the operators and the men.  It is assumed *here that under  these circumstances the actual exer  ci'se of the'full authority Mr. Armstrong had been given will be unnecessary, but under the order in  council which appointed him he'retain^ his special powers until three  months after*J th������''Vw'a'r. * "-So : far it  has been necessary to use them partially only.  Local officials of the Granby company think that they, that they will  be able to resume operations at the  Granby smelter in this city in two  or three weeks.    r  fessional visit. Mr. Northrop was  one of the .pioneer physicians of  Grand Forks, and Masters Seymour  and Jay were very glad of the opportunity. ' to accompany their  father to this citv, as it gave them a  chance to revisit the place of their  birth. Theyttraveled in a Franklin  auto. ���������-  ��������� <'���������'.���������-        .    ..    ���������   .-?.--'-.  Joseph Conrad, an old timer of  the Cascade district, was found dead  in bed Tuesday morning at Billings,  where he was employed in the mill.  Coroner Kingston held an inquest,  and a verdict was returned that deceased came to his death by taking  an overdose of patent medicine containing chloral. The remains were  shipped to Missouri for burial.  LWINIINCE  Pershing's. Advance  Guar d  of Regulars Arrive  Safely  W. J. Cook this week received a  letter from his son Ralph, who is  now in a convalescent hospital at  Hastings, England. The writer  states that on June 3 he received a  visit from Bob Kerr, and that the  latter's language was as forceful as  it was when he was conductor on  the Phoenix hill branch of the Great  railway. In the casualty list five  or six weeks, Mr. Kerr was reported  as having been killed in action.  The windstorm which passed  through the valley yesterday was  the severest that has visited this  section for a number of years. Some  trees were levelled to the ground  and a number of outbuildings were  capsized-:-.. Had a German -Zeppelin  been caught in the talons of the storm  king, we venture to say that the  navigator would not have had any  time to' kill innocent women and  children.  Radical Repairs  The Boggs River & Northern railroad was putting into effect a most  rigid regime of economy. Locomotives were patched and repaired with  old parts and piece^luotil O'Leary,  the shop foreman.'Hbreatened to  break down under tbe strain.  To cap the climax, one day a  worn-out looking locomotive was  sent to the shops, and O'Leary was  told to give it a thorough examination and to report what would be  required to put it in first class run  ning shape. That same afternoon  O'Leary, having completed hie inspection, dispatched the following  note to headquarters:  "No. 36���������in today. To put in  complete repair: jack up her whistle  and build a new engine underneath."  METEOROLOGICAL  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Min,  22���������Friday   64  33���������Saturday  .... GS  24���������Sunday  CO  25���������Monday  71  26���������Tuesday  79  27���������Wednesday .. 82  Knox Presbyterian church will hold  special services next  Sabbath, July  1st. 9.45 a.m. sharp, Sunday school  and adult  Bible  class; 11 a.m., the  Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will  be dispensed.    Any membe'fof any  evangelical   church   will' be made  welcome to participate in   this   ser  vice.    7.30 p.m , a patriotic service  will be  held  to commemorate   the  Golden Jubilee of Canadian   confederation. The name's on the soldiers'  roll of honor will be read and given  prominence.    The printed programs  for   Canadian   Sunday  schools entitled "His  Dominion" will  be  the  order of service.    Believing  this   is  a time for national loyalty toGod and  empire, let this service be a rally   of  tbe Sunday school scholars and   all  membeas   and   adherents   of    the  church.     The   senior   and   junior  choirs will be in charge of the music.  To strangers and those who have no  church  home   a hearty welcome is  extended.    Rev.   M.    D.     McKee,  minister.  The general store of M. Morris at  Danville was entered Wednesday  of last week, and the safe blown  open. All the furniture in the office  was;completely demolished. The  front door of the safe was opened.  The last combination was badly  damaged, but held intact, and only  a small amount of money, not exceeding $15, in a purse in the front  part was taken. ���������  The Cascade'Ladies' Aid will hold  a garden party on the lawn at the  home of Mrs. F. W. Smith on Monday, July 2. Ice cream, strawberries  and cream, lemonade and tea will  be served. Grand Forks friends, on  their way to the lake, are invited to  visit and partake of the good things.  The first contingent of American  troops landed on French soil on  Tuesday and was succeeded by a _  second contingent on Wednesday.  Tha troops, who are Gen. Pershing's  "regulars, landed amid the frantic  cheers of the people.  Washington, June 27.���������The advance guard of the mighty army the  United States is preparing to send  against Germany is on French soil  tonight In defiance of the German  submarines thousands of seasoned  regulars and marines, trained fighting men with the tan of long service  on the Mexican border, in Hayti  or in Santo Domingo still on their  faces, have been hastened overseas  to fight beside the allied troops on  the western front.*  News of the safe arrival   of   the  troops ��������� sent   a  new  thrill through  Washington.   No formal announcement came through the war department.   None will coime probably till  Major-Gen. Pershing's"official'"- >->r "  has been received.    Then there may  be   a   statement as to the numbers  and   composition   of   the   advance  guard.  Press dispatches from France,  presumably sent with the approval  of Gen. Pershing's staff, show that  Major-Gen. Sibert, one of the new  major-generals of the army, has  been given command of the first  force sent abroad under Gen. Pershing as commander-in-chief of the  evpeditionary forca.  Monday, July 2, being a Dominion holidy, the post office will be  open for one hour only, from 2 till  3 p.m. Letters and papers for box-  holders will be sorted as usual upon  arrival of trains.  June  Max.  4G  During the windstorm yesterday  the meteorological instruments at  E. F. Laws' ranch were blown down  and put out of service. Mr. Laws  also had a fine barn ruined  by  the  | storm, besides losing  a  number  of  ! fruit trees.  38  51  43      Dr. E. R. Northrop and two sons,  j;  Seymour and Jay, of Spokane, were  [ticket \ v-fl^ors ln tne ^y on  Monday,  the  Rainfall    ].62 '. doctor being called here on  a   pro-  Discour aging Appreciation  The mayor of the to*vn had been  asked, says the Yorkshire Post, to  assist in the annual entertainment  given at Christmas to the inmates  of the parish workhouse. He consented with great complaisance, and  went made up as Father Christmas.  For a time his antics and pranks  were the delight of the company.  A scrap of conversation he chanced  to hear, however, put a damper on  his enjoyment.  '���������Ain't   he   enjoyin'of hisself?"  remarked one old man  to   another.  "Wot a treat if is for   the   likes  be!    But why   can't they let all the  loonies out on a night like this?"  "Well," replied the other,"mebbe  they ain't, all so harmless as this'n!"  Waste Not, Want Not  A single slice of bread   seems an  unimportant thing. In many households one or more slices are thrown  away every day.    Sometimes quarter or half loaves find their way to  the garbage pail, yet one good-sized  slice of bread weighs an  ounce and  contains almost three-quarters of an  ounce of flour.   The American  department   of   agriculture estimates  that, if every one of the   20,000,000  homes in tbe United  States wastes,  on   an   average, only  one slice   of  bread a day, the country  is throwing   away   daily   over   14,000,000  ounces of flour���������more than 875,000  pounds, or enough for more than a  million one-pound loaves a day.   In  a full year at that rate   there would  be a waste of more than 319,000,000  pounds of flour,or more than 1,500,-  000   barrels���������enough   to   make at  least 400,000,000 loaves.    Since  it  takes 4������ bushels of, wheat  to   make  a barrel of ordinary fiour, the waste  represents   the   flour   from   about  7,000,000 bushels   of   wheaj.    Tbe  average crop of wheat is   not   quite  15 bushels to the   acre.    It   would,  therefore,  lake   the   crop   of  sonic  470,000 acres to   provide   a   single  slice of bread a day for every family  to waste. An army of  farmers, railway men and flour mill   employees  must work to produce that quantity  0f ..of flour, and many freigbt'ears  and  thousands of tons  of coal   are   re-  qu red to get  it to   the   consumer.  When there are so  many   ways   tt  make use of stale bread   it is  inexcusable to waste it. ?���������  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  'I?-..  Wat dkattft Sfarks. &mt  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One'Yftor (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00   pockets  ' One Year (in the United States)     1.50  Address all communications to  Tuk Grand Fokks Sun,  Phone 101 R Guano Fohks, B. C.  ��������� next year's fashions.    Because of the,, antici-  i '  pated scarcity and high, price  of wool,   there  ! will be no patch pockets, no cuffs on the coat  ! sleeves and   no  turned-up trousers.-   If the  ' war lasts two or three vears, there will be no  of  any   kind.    They   will   not   be  needed.  (T  ~-"\  ���������"^OFfrcE:  COLUMIVA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 1917  A Canadian patriot may be described as a  man willing to go hungry in order that a British  or French soldier on the firing line may get a  square meal.     '  Progress with the compulsory service bill in  the federal house seems to be rather slow, but  the indications are that it will eventually be  passed. There are also unmistakable signs  that a general election will follow the passage  of the bill. As The Sun predicted a couple  of weeks ago, the measure has shattered party  ties. The greatest defection appears to be  from the Liberal ranks. -  Let no man of military age the idea that  the U-boats will be exterminated in thirty  days'  q Bride's Choice  Nowadays is a handsome piece of Cut Glass. You will  find in our new stock the very piece that suits her.  Don't let the price alarm you���������our $5.00 pieces will  surprise you,  Fixing  coal ������������������ prices, is now a question of  academic interest,, just as, next winter/.when  the government gets around to it,vwill be the^  fixing of ice prices.  NE WS OF THE 0ITT  Sir Wilfrid Laurier's argument against con-;  scription would have been sound in time of  peace; but in his entire speech, as reported in  Hansard, there is not a single word to indi  cate that the empire is now engaged in a  titanic struggle against a ruthless foe,-and  therein lies the weakness of his argument.  Canada may as well resort to conscription now.  as later on. There are no signs of: a speedy  termination of the warrant! if tire conflict lasts  -*~"*r-      ^r"  for two or three years'longer, as some authorities predict, it is a^certainty that in -the  end she wouloV'be compelled to adopt coiri-  Dulsory seiwTcetffmvwi't'hdraw' from participa-,  tion in the;>yar>-^ < ^���������*~  The people-of'Canada want conscription of  [San^power, angStfiey< also want-some efficient  .��������� ��������� and workable system of conscription qf-wealth."  '*.;���������'. The latter neither party has so  for\-eyolyed.  :>vThe  one that formulates  the  the -best /plan  will undoubtedly draw a considerable following from the masses.  Thomas Benninger, of Christinalake, was brought  to the Grand Porks hospitpl on Monday, having been  injured by a falling tree.  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.  Yon will be just as welcome as" if you purchased.  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  '    GRAND FORKS, B. G.  A. D.MORRISON  ^=  J  Aubrey Price, of  Laurier. was in an   auto   accident  at Capca.de on Monday.    He was only slightly injured.  As anticipated by  Tbe Sun,   the circus last   Satur  day.   was a   one horse affair, composed  principally of  tame animals and wild men.  The presence of a couple of contingents  of  American regulars on French soil will likely;:  work wonders in sustaining the morale*df"tne  .������������������.-������������������������������������������������������ ������' t&\' . ...���������������������������'  ���������  French army. The French and the Americans  are bosom friends, and they'car! be depended  on to work harmoniously.^&ogether. v^;  Misses Lillian Bertois and Ethel Carlson came up  from Cascade on Monday to write on the entrance examination. ^^-^"'  The priceuof--The Sun is still the same as it  AVas-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 be  quite wealthy.  ���������: ^You can reach more readers in the Kettle  valley by using, The Spin's advertising columns  than* through any osthei*.medium published "in  the. Boundary distnfctfelv "'��������� ���������*-���������-.  In^spite o������;t'he iin'creased cost of material  and pa.pei-j.The Sun job office is still jturning  out^fiiglf-grade printing at the prices that prevailed before the war.  s  ������������������^".$���������:-��������� - ��������� . ������������������-���������     *-':������������������"  With  the ^settlement  of the coal miners'  strike in.btfe Crow's Nest, the outlook for the  ,  mining "industry in British Columbia never was  ^brighter than at present.    Locally^ our" new  '**��������������� i!esident*ihining engineer will undoubtedly-1 be  ^*an incentive to renewed development work.:  ."'.,/-'..      ..' .   . ��������� . ��������� .- >     ( ?"���������  A :     "    . * ' ....  / The Golden Jnbilee of Canadian Confeder-  -,    . ��������� '������������������:��������� ... '  ��������� ation will b������ commemorated in all the Grande  Forks churches next Sunday, whe.n^sp'ecial  sermons bearing on this e^chaPe'vent will^e:  preached by the minj.stef sf* "This will Jfre&ihe  only manner in-which the half-century^ 'anniversary of confederation will be iObserved in  this'city,atid all people who wish to pay tribute  toftrie historic occasion are extended a cordial  invitation to attend these,services.  ���������*?���������  't  V  v  ' The appointment of L. W. Shatford, mem-  . ber for Similk^imeeh, to the Dominion senate,  will necessitate"i a by-election to fill the vacancy in that district. This will be a real  test whether the new provincial government  is gaining or losing popularity in the interior.  No housewife should let the increased price  .of-sugar keep  her from preserving all the  ' fruit and berries that she can get.    A little  figuring will show that the  increased price of  sugar is about half a cent to the quart jar.  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.  9        ':.<*.  ���������jSte  Besides being read by alltheintelligenkpeo-  ple of Grand'' Forks, The Sun goes to every  ranch home in the Kettle and North Fork  valleys. ' No idJbHfe^ can give  advertisers; tHist^^rUee:   ^-^^      '  Wishing to  Secure  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 time  before October 1st, 1917, but priority of receipt will count in competitors' favor, and 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,  customers selection, for Spring 1918 delivery, delivered  .-, free .at your nearest station.    Also two prizes of $2.50  ' -v*each in trees,- etc. ,  Name and addreess of sender to be written liyhtly 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 PriceSEjist 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 vou want to know anything about our goods, ask the 'editor  of "Tho Sun." . >'    ���������  We can always find room for a good salesman to work in practically  any part of the Province.,  t|fe British Columbia  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  ^x  AT. ONCE  <-'-*r**3^ ���������,/'"������������������' -'���������������������������'���������'   ���������--������'(*  8-Room House and Two  Lots on Garden St.  The great clothing manufacturers who determine the styles for men's garments are  agreed that the war will considerably modify  Lots 100 feet by 300"feet deep; chick- '  en 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 family. Would make an ideal home for  a smelterman.  Terms���������$200 or $300  cash; balance monthly payments of $25 or $30  For further particulars,  Call at The Sun Office  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  HANSEN SCO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Office! ���������  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  Telephonks; ^  Office, R(i6 Ffpct StPPOt  Hansen's Residence. K38 *l,al ������" ECl  W.  J. Meagher, Prop.  AUTO LIV  AT YOUR  SERVICE  CORRECT ENGLISH  HOW TO USE IT  JOSEPHINE TDRCK BAKER, Editor  For  A MONTHLY MAGAZISE  Progressive   Men  and   Women,  Business and Professional;  Club-Women  Teachers     Students     Ministers  Doctors      Lawyers       Stenographers  and all who wish to  Speak and Write Correct English.  PARTIAL LIST OF CONTKNTS  Your Every-Day Vocabulary  How to Enlarge It  Words,Their Meanings and Their Uses  Pronuiieintions with Illustrative Sentences  Helps for Speakers  Helps for Writers .."  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BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD;  cool   place. *-n   good-sized   eggs  should be marketed, as often as- possible and the containers should be in  first-class condition. Small and dirty  eggs should, be used-by the poultry  breeders themselves, and should not  be placed on the market. "  BRIGHT FOR BRITISH  COLUMBIA. FRUIT  i A hopeful view of the fruit and.  vegetable marketing situation this  year is taken by Manager Lowe, of  the Okanagan United Growers. He  states that present indications lead to  the belief that despite the British embargo on apples, the American com-  . petition on the Canadian prairies will  not.be-pearly so keen as many had ex.  pected.  He bases this opinion on the fact  ., that recent reports show a marked  decrease in the anticipated American  ap^le crop, which government experts  now place at half of last year's yield  This is particularly noticeable in  Washington state, where.the crop' is  >a d to fall short of that of last year  by a million boxes.  It is believed in Vernon . that this  year Vancouver dealers will give the  preference to Okanagan apples, as well  as other valley fruit, and Mr. Lowe  brieves the outlook on the prairies by  no means discouraging. The Okana  gau United Growers' manager believes that farmers should be. in no  hurry to dispose of their potatoes,  onions and other field, orops, as stiff  prices will probably rule during the  fall.  the remaining one-third in two years.  No interest will be charged on unpaid  balances, Jmt interest at 10 per cent  will be charged on overdue payments.  Institutes that fail to make their payments promptly will not receive their  per capita grant on account of membership, but this sum will be devoted  towards the paymenis due. The department recommends that all institutes securing these machines adopt a  plan whereby a fixed charge of so  much per diem be paid by members  who U3e the machine. By this means  a fund will be provided towards paying the cost of the machine and the  depraciation in value. I  Thinning Fruit  As soou as the "June drop" is over  in the orchard it is time to start thin-'  ning the tree fruits. Usnally, the varieties of frhit which are the most ad-  - A  vanced are thinned first. Generally  apples, pears and peoches are thinned  when they are about the size ok a  hickory nut and the thinning should  be completed before they, are double  that size.  Thinning  is   necessary  because   a  tree often sets more fruit than   it  can  possibly   bring   to  perfection, as the  fruitgrower and the consumer   understand perfection.    It is necessary that  each   tree  carries  all the fruit it can  possibly   bring   to perfection, but no  more.    The removal of  some fruit at  an early stage of its growth helps materially .towards   securing the   maximum duty of the trees in many ways.  It   is   impossible   to   go  into the  method of thinning tree- fruits   here,  and the reasons why it should be done  are also  too   numerous   to   mention.  A limited number of horticultural circular No. 22, "Thinning Tree Fruits,"  is on nand at the department of agri-  cnlture, Victoria.   A copy  of this or  the many other publications in  stock  can be obtained as long as the supply  lasts.  STUMPING MACHINES,  FOR THE FARMERS  Hon. John Oliver,minister of agri  culture, has authorized the purchase  of a limited number-' of stumping machines to be apdlied %to Farmer's' In  statutes on a deferred payment sys  tern. This action on the part of -the  minister of agriculture is the outcome  of a n urn her of   requests    which have  Infertile Eggs Keep Longest  A million eggs a day is the amount  usually consumed by Great Britain in  normal times, although the consumption at the present time has been  greatly diminished; as many of the  sources of supply has been cut off on  account of the war.  At the prcsht time Canada" needs  every egg that it is possible for the  hens to lay. and it is important that  these eggs should be of the best and  that they should be infertile, so that  they will keep well during the hot  weather.  i- ;  The breeding season for poultry is  over and it is important that all  poultry keepers should dispose of or  isolate the breeding male. Some peo-,  pie think that the hens will not lay so  well if there is no male bird present,  but this is not the case,as inmost cases!  the presence of male fowls tends to  decrease, not increase,tbe egg yield.  It was estimated that last year over  $3,000,000 was lost in Canada through  fertile eggs being marketed. A temperature of a little over 70 deg. will  start incubation, and this temperature  J. H. McCulloch, district agriculturist with headquarters at Kamloops,  has resigned from the service of the  provincial governmeht-to take a position in Winnipeg.- Mr. McCulloch  made his headquarters at Quesnell  for several months, but recently his  district was enlarged and his headquarters transferred to Kamloops.  George C. Hay, who has be-n stationed at Telkwa for the past year  and a half as district agriculturist,  has been transferred to Kaamloops  and will fill the position vacated by  Mr. McCnlloch.  The books of the Granby Consoli  dated Mining, Smelting and Power  company will be closed on July 18 for  the dividend of 8374,362 to be disbursed on August 1.  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.  This loss can be eliminated by removing the male bird. Infertile eggs  may bncome strong and musly when  exposed to unpleasant odoi\ but they  is often considerably   exceeded in the  bften received by the department from  groeery store windows.   In nine cases  Farmers' Institutes. j out of ten when fertile eggs are   ex  it) giving the   Farmers'   Institutes;posed   to   this  heat incubation will  this opportunity to purchase-machines :'start.  the department assumes absolutely no  responsibility and   makes   no   recom  meudations regarding the comparative  efficiency of tho various types  of   ma  chines   on   the market.    The deputy  minister and superintendent of   insti  tutes. Wm   E  Scott,   was   witnessed  several demonstration a id at each one  the results have been satisfactory.  Th'* department of agriculture will  supi ly application forms to any Fartr-  ers' Institute on .request. Thes-  forms must be signed by the president, the vice-president and the directors and also by five members of  the institutes. Freight charges on the  machines must be pa<d by the institute from the factory. Terms of payment for the machines: One-third on  dolivery* one third   in one year, and  7  can never get into tho condition in  which fertile eggs are often found to  be when broken by the consumer.  Another reason why the male birds  should be dispensed with at the end  of the breeding season is the expense  of keeping them. If marketed at the  present time fchoy will probably bring  in a few cents a pound more than  they wi'l in the fall, and in  addition the 50 or 60 cents' worth of  feed necessary to keep them in good  condition until that time will be saved.  During the hot, weather the eggs  should be collected at least twice  daily, and should be stored in a sweet  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 be addressed as follows:  (a) Regimental number.  (b)xRank.  '(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, find causes delay  You waste in looking1 up domestic help could be saved  by simply inserting a M Help  Wanted" ad. in our Classified  Columns. Our paper is read  by the desirable class, and  .^ocs into hundreds of homc5  that ret no other.  ���������Mr ���������������" uJkrBH  ITS Tl  ADVERTI  T  ������i#  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 ihe steady trade.  RESOL VE��������� To use news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it is in The Grand  Forks Sun.  m$mmm!mmmMMmmmmm?m? t.,vT>*'*t~*nt������ fwvxiit^SiSii.  ���������iu*ti t#M*Mm**i+'** it������r������������!������>B tusti*. ur-������a '���������>  THE   SUR.   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  fi***^^1  For  Spring Cleaning  r=���������^������������M  |V������ri,Uhj;0OJ1|hJ  f FmimIw ������  ������ ^���������" a  *^===^y    cA full line of Brushes and Accessories  cTVfiller ������, Gardner  Home Furnishers  Use  Bapco Paints and Varnishes  Bapco Varnish Stain  -, Floglaze Lac's and Enamel Colors  Bapco Kalsomine is unsurpassed  pound.    The tubers were about the  size of full grown marbles.  P. H. Donaldson is recovering  from a severe case of poison oak,'  contracted while working in the  woods.  Ceiling electric" fan, as good as  new, for sale. Apply Hotel Province.  was worth the price we paid for it,  and a great deal more.  A diamond drill has been installed  at the Lone Star mine.  For Sale���������Good horse, 1 set harness, buggy, and lisht wngon eood  as new; price $150. T. Bo wen,  West end.  Malcolm ��������� Morrison, of Midwav,  was in the city on Saturday to at  tend the auction sale.  The Granby treats 70,000 tons of  ore a momh at the Anyox smelter  at a cost of 11 cents a pound.  Carltoo M. Clement, son of Judge  . Clement, of rhe supaeme court, who  was formerly a resident of Grand  Forks, has been awarded the Croix  de Guerre by. the French government for distinguished service as  ��������� commander of a division of the flying corps.  The scholars of the Cascade school  have sent $6 to the prisoners of war  fund and $3 to "the Empire day  fund. This brings the school's total  to the various funds up to $69.80  for the year���������-$33.10 motor ambu  lance, September; $8.50 Belgian relief, November; $4 prisoners of war,  November; $6.60  prisoneis of war,  February; $8 Belgian relief, April;  $6 Empire day help to victory, Jnne;  $3.60 prisoners of war, June.  Miss Eileen Ritchie, who -has  been attending the high school in  this city, has returned to her home  vin Cascade.  The Emma mine, hear Eholt,  has shipped 16,313 tons of' ore to  the Trail smelter so far this  season.  "Chuck" Ciark, once a well known  hockey player in the Boundary  league, but now a returned soldier,  passed through the city on Wednes  day, being en route for Rossland,  where he has secured a position.  Mr. and Mrs. Jennings, of St.  John, Wash., are guest this week at  the home of their son-in-law, Chester Smith.  The Bell mine, in the Boaverdell  camp, recently shipped a carload of  ore.  The public and high schools  closed today for the midsummer vacation.  The Pound of Flesh    v  Although the attempts of alien  students to thread the labyrinths of  English are- sometimes adventures  indeed, saya a writer in the World  Outlook, nevertheless it, is the mistakes of the Ampricans who attempt  to express themselves prematurely  in other languages that, most amuse  us. - . ���������  The Spanish word for sons is hijos";  and for figs, higos. One can therefore, readily understand how tbe  following conversation ,might have  easily 'taken place.. A lady went  into a grocery store in Porto Rico to  buy figs. The, conversatihn trans  lated into English .wasas follows:  "Have you any sons?"-  "Yes,"   replied  the storekeeper,  pleasantly.  "White ones?"  "Yes."  "Very well; I will take one pound,  if you please.  To that the storekeeper replied  that his sons were not for sale, and  certainly not by the pound.  F.  ���������II-  W^tcfies, Clocks, Jewellery,  Gut Glass, Silverware, Etc.  do to  I TIMBERLAKE, SON & CO.  "THE QUALITY IEWELLERS"  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  Specialty:    Fine Watch Repairs.  INDEPENDENT BRAND  Counter Check  >obks  1  Laugh When People  Step On Your Feet  Made in Toronto. Tho  b^st counter check books  on the market today.  Eastern Prices  We have _ a two years'  contract to handle these  books. Call and see samples  cAt The Sun Office  '  :   Try   this    yourself    then  \ it  alofig to  others.  | - It works!  pass  Athol Stewart has been appointed  provincial engineer for the Boundary, Similkameen and Okanagan  districts. Mr. Stewart was formerly  resident engineer for this district,  leaving here to enlist in the 29th bat.  After spending some months in the  trenches he was discharged, suffering from.shell shock,���������Quesnel Observer.  A German farmer by the name  name of Ben Coleman, suffering  from mental derangement, was  brought to Greenwood from Brides-  ville last Saturday. The war and  fear that his property would be confiscated had evidently unbalanced  his mind. He was adjudged insane  ' and sent to New Westminster.  F. H. Waldrip, of Keller, Wash.,  was ' in the city ou Monday. Mr.  Waldrip was formerly connected  with the Grand Forks Townsite  company. He is now manager of  the Kellea Townsite company.  The electric storm on Sunday put  the city lighting system out of commission for Sunkay night. The rain  Good tent, 8x10, for sale;   nearly  new.    Apply Grand Forks hotel.  Miss Jones, teacher of the Cascade  school, has resigned.  Aubrey Miller is the new assayer  for the Surprise mine at Sandon.  Phil Lockwood, of Spokane, was  a visitor in the city on Monday.  The open season for bass* fishing  in Christina lake began last Monday.    ,-."'. ���������  The names of 330 women appear  on the voters' list in the Greenwood  riding.  Mrs. Palma Angrignon, of Greenwood, is visiting Mrs. G. B. Garrett  in this city.  Neil Kobertson is in the Grand  Forks hospital, recovering from his  recent illness.  The Greenwood smelter closed  down last Tuesday night owing to  lack of coke.  There are 157.5 names on the  voters' list in this riding, 550 of  this number being women.  Soo  Min  sold   new  potatoes  in  Midway last Saturday for 7 cents   a  All Seed Grains Specially Hand  Cleaned  At  HENNIGER'S  i<iiH������<i**-M-*<ii>-������'-i'--i--i<'������N(h.i.l|.i������ii|ilei<|u|������a������������.4l.������<.|..i  Ouch ! ? J ? ! ! This kind of rough  talk will be heard less here in town if  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 thiB  announcement since the inauguration  of the high heels.  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout   the   world   to  communicate direct jwith English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of goods.' Besides being a complete commercial R-uide to London and Its  mburbs, the directory contaius lists of  *   EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the Coloninl  and Foreign Markets they supply!  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to which they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;       J  p -ioVincial trade notices  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom. !  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5. , , /  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade oards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.   ,  ���������  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abchurch Lane, London, E.C.  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  All Tied Up  For Want of help. Our  Classified Want Ads.  will untie the knots.  We make this a good  paper so that intelligent people -will read  it, and they do.  Isn't that the kind of  help you want ?  FARM LANDS  OREGON * CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Title to anmc revested in United States by Ant  of Congress dated June 9, 1916. Two million  tnree hundred thousand acres to be opened  for Homesteads and sale. Power site timher  and agricultural lands. Containing some  of best laud left in United States. Now h  the opportune time. Largo sectional map  showing glands and description oi soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One  Dollar. Grant Lauds Locating Co., Box 610,  Portland, Oregon.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE your ropalrs to  Armson, shoe  re  I    palrer.    Tho   Hub.    Look for the Big  Boot.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST CASH PRICES paid for old Stoves  and   Ranges.    E. C. Peckhain,   riecond-  hand Store.  cause  competentwork-  men who have  mastered their  trade, and we do  have to'; charge  for the "service"  of hunting up  samples in specimen books.  WE PRINT  Letterheads  Noteheads  Billheads"  Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting cards  Posters  Dodgers  Shrppihgtags.  Menus  Ball programs  Weddingj. invitations  Price lists  Pamphlets.  Circulars  And commercial  and society print  of every cle-  P. A,  Z,   PARE,   Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street  Pays for The  Sun for an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary cou itry  evelanci 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 for High-Grade Sundries.  J. R. MOOYBOER  Bicycles Dealer and Blacksmith Opposite City Hall

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