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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Mar 21, 1919

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 y  "^7r:^rL~Jkt������}$tetive: Library a-:,^        ^^^^Z^Z^  Kettle \:^^^0 regard i st  .V'  '/-'���������������''<'.  18TH YEAE-No. 21  GRAND FOEKS'B.'d?ri_lib AY,   MARCH 21, 1919  ~r  Fr.om Vancouver to Calvary and Edmonton via  Crow's Nest Pass Is  Proposed  ���������The Vancouver World last Satur  day announced that, in cooperation  with the Aerial League of Canada it  is promoting an aerial flight   across  the   Rocky mountains.   The  plans  include a flight from   Vancouver to  Calgary via the  Crow's  Nest Pass,  thence to Edmonton aud homeward  via the Yellowhead pass and  Kamloops, with a preliminary   flight ��������� to  Victoria and return. It is stated that  only Canadian and   British  airmen  are   eligible to  compete, using machines of Canadian or British make.  oiation,   reported   in   Country Life  department of today^s Globe.  It can not be expected  that there  will be any superabundance  of  apples this year.  The heavy mortality  in. trees a year   ago precludes any  possibility of this, but at least there  is reason to hope for   heavier  fruiting   than   in   any year since 1914.  There is good reason to   hope,   too,  that growers will obtain  returns for  their   labor   much   more profitable  than has been the rule for years past  It looks as if the turn   of   the   tide  has come for Ontario's apple indus  try,  /   /Tell me what you Know is true:  *-/  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PER YEAR  WOOD ASHES  FOR FERTILIZER  Increase in Fruit Is|Feat-  ure���������225 Tons of Honey.  Seed Value Total $50,-  000���������500,000 Hens Are  Laying  MORE THAN SHE  BARGAINED FOR  There is an amusing example of  the ambiguities*that lie hidden in  our English tongue in the followirg  story that we found jn a recent  newspaper. A lady, according to the  "narrator, wrote to an officer at Fort  S-im Houston as follows: "Mrs.  Srny he requests the \ 1 auireof Capt.  Bunker's company at a dinner-on  July 17, at seven o'clock."  The next  day  she  received  this j  . note: |  "With tbe exception of three  men who have the measles and one  who   is   in   the  guardhouse, Capt.  Bunker's company    accepts    Mrs.  Smythe's kind invitation with pleas  ure.  ONTARIO APPLES  COMING BACK  For two or three years  hundreds  of thousands  of  people  who have  hitherto used coal for all  fuel   purposes will, in part at least, use wood.  Many  factories  will  make  it their  chief dependence, and   a considerable number of shops that get   their  power from waterfalls will use wood  for  heating.    The   situation is not  without   its 'advantages, for, unlike  coal, wood as fuel fnrnishes a valuable by-product for the farmer.   On  account of the difficulty   of getting  potash, fertilizers are at present extremely  high  in   price.    But wood  ashes   contain   a   large  amount  of  potash, and, except that  they   lack  nitrogen,    they : furnish a  complete  fertilizer. The lime iu thetn sweetens  the   soil   ho   that   nitrogen-storing  plants,   such   as   beans,   peas"' and  clover, can grow on their  roots   the  nitrogen fixing bacteria that can not  live in sour soil. Thus, in a second -  I ary way, wood ashes are a   complete  fertilizer for such plants.  They also  increase the growth of cabbage, . carrots and corn.    But it is not adyisa  ble   to   mix   them, with  barnyard  manure.  The advice has often been given  not to use wood ashes on potato  land. The reason is  that such   use  Figures showing the remarkable  increase in British Columbia food  production and export, particularly  in fruit, were produced in the legislature at Victoria Wednesday night  by Hon. E. D. Barrow, minister of  agriculture. He promised that future development would be carried  on along safe and sane lines.  Shipments of fruit to the prairies  in 1919 totaled 29,125 tons, valued  at $3,033,000, and in the last foul-  years the shipments had increased  in value from S690;000 to the figure  of more than $3,000,000, an increase  of 790 per cent in quantity and 338  per cent in value.  British Columbia now had one  million hens, half of them laying.  Hammond, in the Fraspr valley,  which had a small fruit crop failure  in 1914, went in for poultry, and  now had 15,000.    Egg  laying  con-  keep their size well to the end   of the  reason    The^Parsons Beauty is better  in   quality   than  Glen Mary and the  latter is not very desirable   for   home  use, but both should be tried    to   determine   which   succeeds   best in the  particular locality and soil where they  are grown.    The Williams is   a   thru  berry, which is a very   popular   com  inercial sore in western   Ontario, hue  is   not   very   popular   in most other  parts of Gauada.     It has a  white  tip  which increases its: shipping  qualites J  bub   lessens its value when it is to be  eaten raw. Splendid is a rather   early  variety which has made a good record  in eastern Canada, and   Beder   Wood  is    also   another  reliable   early sort.  The   Marshall    is  one of   the best in  quality but must be grown under high  cultivation    in   eastern Canada to get  ���������fair crops and.is not now much grown  on account of its light   cropping, but  on the lower Mainland of British Columbia it does well and is   one of   the  best commercial varieties there.    The  Magoon   is   also a commercial variety  which is also grown mainly in British  Columbia.  The foregoing are the leading commercial varieties in Canada, although  to these might be added Sample, Po������  comoke and Warfield as succeeding  very well in some places. For the  prairies, a variety called . Dakota,  rather small in fruit but very hardy,  has proved one of the most reliable,  though Senator Dun lap also does well  if well cared for.  The best varieties for home use   in  eastern Canada are  Senator   Dunlap,  In Proportion as the People Place Their Savings  at Government's Dispo-  al Will Credits Be Made  Available  tests in the province   have resulted  Bubach, Parsons   Beauty,  While   nearly   all   other  lines of  agriculture have enjoyed  unwonted)  prosperity-iri the last four years, apple growers, speakinggenerally,have  labored under exceptional   disabilities, says  the Toronto  Globe.    The  labor  shortage has told with special  severity on orchardists   because   the  labor available has  been   turned   to  the production of absolutely  essential tpod products.   While, too, field  crops, as a whole, have been at least  up to the average  in   the   last   few  years, returns from  apple  orchards  have run much, below  the   average.  of them is likely to cause scab.   The  advice is good if the crop is intended  for the market; but if the   potatoes  are to be raised for home use, a   lib-  'eral application of wood  ashes   will  increase the crop without doing any  harm, for scab   is   only   skin-deep,  and does not affect   the flavor.    Besides, rolling  the  seed,  in  sulphur  virtually eliminates   the   likelihood  of scab.    Putting the ashes  on   the  soil   the   year   before or scattering  them on the snow in winter   is   another way of reducing the likelihood  that   they   will   cause scab.    With  ashes   from   $25   to  830  a ton for  fertilizer, the man who burns wood  has a possible rebate on his firewood  in an average per hen per year of  154 eggs. The average all over Canada is only 72.  The  honey   production   in 191S  was 225 tons,  as   against   only   20  tons seven years ago.   The   inciease  in vlaue was from $6800  to   ������126,  000   Fifty thousand   dollars   worth  of   seeds   have   been   grown in the  Okanagan   in   the  last  year.    The  government would  give  encouragement   to   this   new   industry,    he  promised.  and    Wm.  Belt, the latter and the Bubach   being  large   varieties of  good   quality.     In  British   Columbia   the Royal   Sovereign, Paxtou, and Marshall are   three  of the best   for  home   use.     The two  former are English varieties not satisfactory except in the mildest  sections  of   the   Dominion.    The   Everbaring  strawberries are particularly desirable  for home use, and two of the    best   of  these are Progressive and Americus  WHAT STRAWBERRIES  SHALL WE PLANT  AND WHY?  Fooh's Gidar  [experimental farms note.]  Strawberies are   grown   either   for  home    consumption   or   for   market.  Talking about smoking to one of  the members of Foch's staff, durintr  hip recent visit to London, he t:dd  the interviewer that he believed the  famous general smoked the same  cigar since the war started. He always has it in his mouth. Before  meals   he  carefuliv  lays' it   on the  While those grown for market should table, and after m-als it goes b-ick  bens good as those grown for home into the mouth. The same procedure  use, tne fact is that in some cases is gone through when he goes tn  those produced for market are   grown   bed.   He never lights it, and is never  "Thousands of   Canadians  made  their   first,   real   move in saving by  purchasing   small   lots   of   Victory  bonds   on   the    instalment     plan.  Thousands more can make  a   start  by   buying    War  Savings Stamps,  which cost 64.02 during   March, on  the same basis, the instalments   being  25c. Thrift  Stamps and paid at  the convenience of the   saver," said  a member of the local committee on  national war  savings  today.    "The  War Savings stamp is redeemable by  the Canadian governmegt on January 1, 1924, for five dollars.  "Men, women and   children   can  not only purchase these thrift stamps  at the banks or post offices, but they  may   buy   them or   take  them   in  change at a large uumber   of  stores  throughout the   country,   representing every branch of the retail trade.  'By means of   the   War   Savings  plan the people are enabled   to   furnish the Canadian governmsnt with  the money to provide the credit   necessary   to   finance   sales   to other  countries.  "Since June, 19IS, the Dominion  has advanced ������240,000,000 to the  British government for this purpose,  as follows: Imperial munitions  board, 8132,000,000; for the purchase of Canadian grain, $55,000,-  000; for dairy exports, 835,000,000;  for the sale of the Britiah Columbia  salmon pack, 84,000,000; for other  exports of food, -810,000,000.  '���������Whether or not Canada's export  trade will 4bs maintained at high  ievels will depend upon the extent  to which Canadians advance the  money to finance it. In proportion  as they save and place their savings  at the disposal of the government  will credits be made available."  THE WEATHER  Finally,    the   embargo  on  exports 4 .  ���������.������������������  greatly limited the market for   such   bill that is not to be despised  apples as have been grown, and   because   of   that embargo  the whole  marketing   situation   has    suffered  from disorganization.  tt:  more because of their productiveness  and shipping quality than because of  their flavor and general palatibilty.  The most popular variety, taking  the whole of Canada, is undoubtedly  tho Senator Dunlap. This is a very  hardy variety, and the fruit is handsome   in   appearance, good in quality,  spen smoking a lighted cigar, though  one group photograph at least shows  him puffing a cigar  His Guide for Next Dav  One   afternoon   just   before it  was  dark, a farmer told   his   shepherd   to j  which had   been '  Mr. Speaker"  An English electfon story is   told  and   is an   excellent variety for can-  count  some   sheep  The year 1919 promises,  however,  of J, W. Lowtber, who has filled the ning.    It is desirable both   for   home driven into a field  witness  an   entire change in the speaker's cnair in the British  house i use and market.  Like all   varieties, it .    The   shepherd marie his way to tho \ liaiufall''"  of   commons    with   distinction   for'has some faults, the chief  one    being  field, and proceeded to count. !  thirteen  years    He   was once can-|that on accaunt of   its making such a      Before he could check' them   all   it'  vas8ing for   election   to    parliament large  n urn her of  plants, the fruit be-   became dark, so he wont home,  tional winter of 1917-18.  Labor will j when he accosted a farmer one day,  gins to get small too early in  the sea- ,     f|,e UPSt ,;aV) as |,0 was on |,is wav  more easily be obtained than at any  and udopted sweet persuasive meas-  son in parts of Canada where dry, hot  t0 the field ;..> count tho  other   sheep  time   since   1914; and,   after   four  ures to tbe  usual   end.    "Vote   for' weather often occurs during the fruit-  he met the farmer, who stopped   him,  years   of   shortage,    the   people  of you?" exclaimed   tbe   farmer, who  ing   sdason;   hence, where there   aro and said:  "Did you count the   sheep,  Great Britain  are  hungry   for   On- had seorpflv oaat in h_ int ������.;������u  ������u��������� i ...i......      "  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Max.  MarchM ���������Friday   44  15���������Saturday   .... 3u*  IG���������Sunday  40  17���������Monday  \'S  18���������Tuesday  46  1!)���������Wednesday .. 49  20 ���������Thursday  45  Min.  32  31  18  28  3(j  29  21  to  situation. Present prospects aie for  a liberal crop on those trees that escaped   serious   injury in the excep  i I nchen  ��������� Melted snow f 08   0(3  tario apples. Most important of all,  however, is tbe revived spirit of  optimism among growers  generally,  had secretly cast in bis lot with  the such conditions some other sort is  do- shepherd?"  I  sirable, and   in   the    Parsons Beauty       "Well   sir'  answered the man, "I  opposite faction.   "Vote for you?  would sooner vote for the devil."      j and Glen JUaryjthere   are   two   ������*m- counted some .,f \m,, and then   it   ������ot'    ���������*���������������������  But supposing your friend   does ' inercial varieties which   are  succeed- too dark to see   the others  so I stuck ! GVery da*" _  stanri.' omH thOMnMM1��������� ���������.-,���������   : ��������� n ....      i        . ,     "Well, whanjao. you expect, my  ,The Reason Was Obvious  According to an English periodical,two ladies were talking of a naval  officer who had received many  medals and decorations.  "But isn't he getting tremendously fat!" pxclaimed one of the ladies.  1 "He seems   to   \>r.   putting on   llosh  - - ��������� - ���������������-i o /~~. .������.^uu   juio   '"^'w������i  Tunubica wjiieii    tuu   succeen  as   evidenced   by   the   enthusiasm n't stand," said the canvasser, suave- ing very well in many places in   Can- 11D ,lsti,k d,,, f   i,* rtr          r >\        " Cl,������ wuai ���������" ^u exp.ct, my  manifested   at   the   meeting of  the ly, "will you give me your   vote  in  ada,   especially  in  eaLn   Canada /          ,         ,            ,       countm,   dear?���������   auawered   tne  ^         >  Northumberland and Durham asso- that event?"            -                        , t, '     -Z   L   u!l   '?.,,>, / *h'm]'1 k'"'w whcro ,0 bt*,u I Tbe P00r ">" ^   <���������>   ������'������    '������*  These   are   both  large   varieties and   today."  'oomehow for all his medals. THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  <Hhr (grattii Works #tm  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 Fokks Sux,  . IVokIOIR'��������� Guaxd Fohks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1019  Confidence Essential  rplIE mighty things which have been accom-  ���������*��������� plished in Britain in thepa.stjfew years has  been the result of the unification of interests  of those who work in the office and those who  ��������� 'work in'the plant. Tne willingness of all to do  what was possible brought about an increased  production and developed changes 'on a new  and permanent basis.  - There is no argument as to whose was the  guiding hand. .-David Lloyd George has stood  out prominently, and his attitude has been one  :'of fair play, so that the greatest good would  follow to the country as a whole. Who is there  ���������\ylio would say that his policy has not  been beneficial?- And now that the war is over,  who would say that such a fair-minded policy  should not continue? .  It has been proven that if labor and capital  unite in the common aim of each, doing its  best, cooperating all along the line, and coordinating their forces, everybody benefits. If  that is the case, then anything which tends to  separate labor and capital, which would interfere with their common interests, detracts from  the pleasure and profit of both. Such an outside element finding its way into industry, destroys the congeniality of working forces���������it is  like sand getting into the bearings of machinery. Tlie result is destruction without any  benefit whatever.  After years of effort in building up a great  productive system in Britain, in uniting forces  which have always had greater or lesser differences, David Lloyd George views with some  apprehension the entry of that force which  has disrupted Russia, which' is tearing the  vitals out of Germany, and which even threat-  ' ens America. It is a force like a great windstorm that blows hard and tears things up,  leaving ruin in its path. It is cyclonic in its  teudency, and is beyond control, it continues  until it is exhausted.  "There is one condition for the continued  efficiency of this country,'1 the British premier  says, "iiarnely, confidence. Bolshevism is the  poison that kills efficiency. Russia proves that;  Russia will not begin the building up of a productive system until Bolshevism has worked  itself out. All classes must give confidence to  those who have brains, to those who have capitals, to those with hearts and hands to work."  If people have confidence in one another,  they are sure to get along amicably together.  It is this amity that the outside element is  seeking to destroy today. They tell the work-  ingman that he is being abused, that he is underpaid, and if they can not work it that way,  they sow seeds of distrust by pointing to the  manner in which the rich man enjoys himself  while the laborer is chained to his job. They  suggest everything that will  breed  distrust���������  ingman always get the chance of a referendum  when a strike is proposed? /  What happens when strikes are called without due consideration by those concerned is  shown by the events at Seattle a few weeks  cigo. It was hoped that if leverage could be  brought to bear on the shipbuilders that any  demand could be made. It turned out to be a  case of trying to grab at too much and losing  all. Contracts were cancelled, and. at this writing it look as if the end of shipbuilding was  in sight in the big yards to the south.  Confidence, contentment, efficiency���������the  three are inseparable. Without confidence  there is no contentment, and if we are not  happy we can not work satisfactorily. We  should carefully scrutinize any element that  interferes with our aims and hopes. The more  insidious it is, the more careful should be our  scrutiny. r  (T-  Vp S tvn IU  >Vill1a?ect1 ^e mental arid phy-  J ^ w3J ������^-H_ ta_._. _ gical development ot your child  Many parents, while particularly careful of their children's  health.and food, neglect entirely the condition of their"eyes.  While the child's eyesight may appear normal, often there  exists a strain or-weakness"that seriously affects the health.  This condition is aggravated by study and school work and  in time, wilt likely result in .serious trouble. A visit to a  compotent optician will determine the exact condition and  if any defect exists the trouble can-be corrected. Later on  this-may be more .difficult. .We give expert ad vice,competent  and reliable service.  ^  A. D. MORRISON  ^=  -.J  The Kelowna Courier makes several incorrect guesses as to the meaning of the word  "sowmill." Any pig should know that a "sow-  mill", is a scrap between two sows.  rand Forts' Transfer Company  DAVIS S HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood For Sale  Phone 64  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store-  News of The City  A meeting of the Farmers' Institute was held at the  home of J. T. Lawrence on Thursday .night last for  the purpose of discussing the proposed irrigation project  in this valley. It was decided to send two-delegates to  Victoria, and Messrs. J. T. Lawrence and VV. K. C.  Manly were telecti-d to go lo the coast to interview the  government and to urge that work be started on the  scheme as soon as possible. They left for the coast on  (Saturday. A subscription amounting Si 10 was, taken  up among the busiut-ss men of the city to defray their  expenses, and this sum was swelled by contributions to  the extent, of about $'62 by the ranchers of the sur-  rounding district.  Pte.. Tom Wilkinson, M. M., and Mrs. Wilkinson  were expected to return to Cascade last night from  Englauu, Turn and a brother, Dick, enlisted in the  early part ol the war.. Dick was killed in action and  Tom was vvonnoed last summer, but he vuu the military medal ahout the same time. Cascade vvas prepared  to give him a grand aeception.  \-The Saturday Evening Post" for J     You ' can   not reach   The   Sun's  less than five cents a   copy, $2 50  a numerous  readers  except  through  yea..     "The   Country Gentleman" ^s advertising columns.          .  for less   than   four     cent's   a copv, T          .  B1 ���������:.              .    ...        ��������������������������� ',:���������           ���������. Job Printing at The Sun office at  fcl.-7.o-a year, including  postage.    A. practica],y the same prices ,la ,,efore  R.   Dorais, Authorized  Agent,  632 the big war started  Broadway West, Vancouver, B. C.  END STOMACH TROUBLE,  ���������   GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  "Pape's Diapepsin" makes sick, soep  gassy stomachs surely feel fine  in five minutes.  If what you just ate is souring o:  your  stomach  or  lies   like a  lump  o  lead,   or   you   belch   gab   and   cructa*.  sour, undigested food, or have a feel;.'-  of dizziness, heartburn, fullness, nn.us":  bad taste  in mouth  and stonuir.h-hea .  ache, you can get relief in live minuU--  by neutralizing acidity.    Put an end t<  such stomach distress now by putting i  large fifty-cent case of Pape's Diapepsh.  from any  drug   stor--      You  realize   in  five minutes how nccdlecs it is to sillier  from indigestion, dyspepsia or any stomach disorder caused by food fermentation  dueto excessive aoid in stomach.  25c buys a Thrift Stamp.  Mrs.F. Lathe, who has been visiting her father, D.  Smith, in Nelson for a couple of weeks, left that city  yesterday to join her husband in Chile.  Pte. Ludy Frankavitch left last night for   Vancouver  to obtain his discharge from the army.  Robert Campbell and Douglas Carter are somewhere  between the late firing line aud Grand Forks. It is expected that they will return to this city next week.  Leo Mader came down from the Rock Candy mine  tbis week to recuperate from tne effects of a severe attack of iufiuenza,  W. H. Beach, of Christina Lake, was a visitor in the  city on .Saturday.  VV. S. Robertson, who has been an iufiuenza patient  in the hospital for a number of weeks, has recovered  sufficiently to return to his home in Cascade.  that will undermine that confidence that is  essential to cordial relations. If they can brine  about a strike of some kind, which places the  workingman strictly up against :t, they tell  him he will .stultify himself if he goes back to  work without getting what he went on strike  Tor, and once they get him to that. point they  feel they have accomplished something. There  is much talk of the referendum and recall in  tin; labor party's politics, but does  the  w ���������,���������!{-  The influenza ban vvas lifted last Saturday. The disease is pretty well stamped out now, aud if tbe people  will only exercise comman horse sense and not lose  their heads over shows, public meetings and public  dances the ptst will soon be as rare as a last-summer's  rose.  A.   D.   Morrison  id  jewelry store.  remodeling   the  interior of   his  The Central and high schools reopened  last   Monday  with an average attendance.  Corp. R. Mulntyre, of Kevoistoke, is visiting in   Ci  cade at the home of his aunt, Mrs. R. Davis.  as-  W Anderson, of Vancuiivej, was a business visitor in  CiiPcade this week. He was formerly superintendent of  the Weat Kootenay Power company's plant at Cascade.  Miss Ethel J'raser, of Greenwood, is visiting Mrs.  George .Stanfieid.  .liorn-  Mrs.  I'.  In   Grand  Forks, on   March   1-1, to  Mr. and  [fa  i-!:!ng, a son.  SYNOPSIS   OF  LAND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land ; suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with  Joint residence, but each making necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation of at least 5 acres, before receiving Crown Grant.  "Where pre-emptor 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 ?300 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained ;on these claims in  less than 5 years, with improvements of  |10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may  record  another  pre-emption,  if he  re-  ?;uires land in conjunction with his  arm, 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 610 acres may be leased  by one person or company.  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  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of the present wnr. This  privilege  is also  made retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision Is made for the grant fro  "persons holding uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the land, If divisible,  as the payments already made will  cover In proportion to the sale price of  the whole parcel. Two or more persons  holding such Agreements may group  their interests and apply for a proportionate allotment jointly. If it is not  considered advisable to divide the land  covered by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  of equal value selected from available  Crown lands In tho locality may be  made. These allotments are conditional  upon payment of all taxes due the  Crown or to any municipality. The  rights of persons to whom the purchaser from tho Crown has agreed to  sell are also protected. The decision of  the Minister of Lands in respect to the  adjustment of a proportionate allotment  is final. The time for making application for these allotments is limited to  the 1st day of May, 1919. Any application made after this date will not be  considered. These allotments apply to  town lots and lands of the Crown sold  at public auction.  For information apply to any Provincial Government Agent or to  G. R. NADEN,  Deputy Minister of Lands,  Victoria, B. C.  ������  IS  Good  Printinj  TPHE." value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding 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  Latest Style  Faces  ���������������������������������. /  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  moi  W*tfmtf_' ���������i-^w7.w.'j:j;-JVifjiwx^?  ������������������Ar^Vaa diV-'iM'irlf ;V ?;&>'v  ^-1  THE   SUN, ~GRANI>"; FORKS,   B. C.  put it together again, he found it  would do nothing but strike. Do  what he would he could not make it  | leave off.  "Hey," said the hostess, "what  have ye done now?"  '���������Mum," he replied. "I've put it  right for you. Of course, it's striking  a little too much now; but, remember  it's been standing silent for ten years.  You must allow it to make up for  lost time!"  Bulldog Beatty  "Eirly in everything," That' is  the motto of Admiral Beatty, Britain's naval hero. In the service he  is known as "Bulldog Beatty," by  reason of the tenacity with which  he fastens on to any job he is called  upon to tackle.  The navy swears by him, and he  is proud of his men. After Jutland  the Huns boasted of the destruction  of his ships.    Beatty simply replied:  "The battle cruiser fleet is alive  and has a very big kick in her."  Fortunately for them, the Huns did  not wait for the kick.  Beatty's naval record is amazing.  He was a commander at twenty-  seven, a.captain at twenty-nine, and  rear-admiral at thirty eight���������the  youngest on record. Nelson was a  year older when he wad appointed  rear admiral.  A Good-Cigar Is a Smoke  Some horrid man smoked a cigar  not long ago in the room where Mrs.  Minnie Grinstead was dining, says  the New York Tribune, little suspecting she would have her revenge  in a way given to few women. He  did not know, of course, that she  was the first woman legislator in the  state of Kansas.  Mrs Grinstead promptly intro-  d'icid a bill to prohibit sin king:in-  public dining rooms. Her masculine  colleagues passed the bill���������but not  until an artful masculine colleague  hid t;-cked on an amendment which  provided that "smoking in public  places shail be unlawful except  where cigirs, merchandise" and  stocks of merchiodiss are kept for  sale " Mrs Grinstead, unused to  ] ���������gii-lative tactics, voted for the  ji>ker, and now discovers there ar^  lew lunchrooms which can not boast  a stock of merchandise, .consisting of  ai If'i.st a paclc-me of guuj.  ��������� Women    legislators  are   going to  have   a    h^.rd    time   taking cobac.'O  away from smoking lawmakers.  Men may vote for prohibitive measures, but aro prone to tack on  amendments prohibiting the use of.  face powder, cosmetics and lipsticks. As Kipling discovered   some  years   ago,  "A  woman  is  woman,    but  smoke."  good  cigar  only  is  Perpetual Motion  "Well,": said the kind hearted  housekeeper, 'I don't know as there's  anything here a man like you could  do. Wait a minute, though. Do you  know anything about clocks'?"  He did not; but he was not the sort  of man to decline business, and he de  clared that his father had been a  clochmaker, and that in his youth he  had been lulled to sleep by the  ticking of innumerable clocks  "Well, there's one here that's been  stopped for ten yewrs. Mend it, aud  you shall have what you want."  He managed to get his dinner before tackling the timepiece; but when  he had taken that clock to pieces and  10 CENT "CASCARETS"  FOR LIVER AND BOWELS  Cure   Sick   Headache,   Constipation,  Biliousness, Sour Stomach, Bad  ' Breath���������Candy Cathartic.  No odds how bad your liver, stomach  or .bowels; how much your head aches,  how miserable you are from constipation, indigestion, biliousness ana sluggish bowels���������you always get relief with  Cascarets. They immediately cleanse  and regulate the stomach, remove the  sour, fermenting food and foul gases;  take the excess bile from the liver and  carry off the constipated waste matter  and poison from the intestines and  bowels. A 10-cent box from your druggist will keep your liver and bowels  clean; stomach sweet and head clear for  months.    They work while you sleep.  WHEM POOD IS WASTED-  ~/im  if Pr /  Grilled  ^rfam  namw  Roast-  Beef  Cakes  Butter Caket>  While Bread f/  SBuHer*  WHEN  TOO MUCH 15  SERVED AT OME- MEAL  WHEN WHEAT FLOUR. BEEF AND  BACOrt ARE USED BATHER THAT!  NON-EXPORTABLE SUBSTITUTES  Germany's Dictator  Although often referred to as a  saddler and tanner, Herr Enert,  Germany's dictator, is really a jour������  nalist. In his early days he vvas ap-  prenticed to a harmesmak- r, but at  the age of twenty-one: he became the  editor of a Socialist newspaper, his  articles in whizh attracted much  attention.  A keen debator and clever   politi  cian, he has great  influence   among  the organized workers of the Ftfher-  lai'd.  He now says that no true German  would have treated the unfortunate  Belgians as they have done. But it  won't tie forgotren that when Beth-  mann-Hollwt-g proclaimed that "necessity knows no law," and that Germany was "hacking its way through  Belgium." he was one nf the So  cialist majority which cheered itself  hoarse.  TAKES OFF  DANDRUFF,  HAIR STOPS FALLING  | Save your Hair!    Get a small bottle  of Danderine right now���������Also  stops itching scalp.  WHEtt FOOD 15 ALLOWED  TO SPOIL in THE HOME  WHEN FOOD IVHICH CDULD BE EATEN 13  THROW/ INTO THE OMBME PAfl.  Tli in,   brittle,   colorless   and   scraggy  ihair  is mute   evidence   of  a   mjglucted  i scalp; of dandruff���������that-awful scurf.  |    There  is  nothing  so   destructive   to  i the hair as dandruff.    It robs the hair  , of its lustre, Its strength and its very  I life;   eventually   producing  a   feverish-  \ ne3S and itcihing of the soalp, which if  not remedied  causes the  hair  roots to  shrink,  loosen   and  die���������then  the  hair  falls out fast.    A little  Danderine tonight���������now���������any time���������will surely save  your hair.  Get a small bottle of Knowlton's  Danderine from any drug store. You  surely can have beautiful hair and lots  of it if you will just try a little Danderine.    Save your hair!    Try it!  WHEtl FOOD 13 CAPELLSSLY  PARED OFC TRIMMED  VVHE'fl FOOD 15 CAPELESSLy  OR IMPROPERLY COOKED  I     War    .Savings   .Stamps    Promote  Thrift.  FOOD 15 WASTED WHEN TrE BEST POSSIBLE USE FORTRE  WINNING OF THE WAR IS NOT MADE OFEVERY PARTICLE OP IT  Resolve to save during 1919.  .Make a "Saving" Resolution.  IT'S THE STEADY  ADVERTISING  That 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-  hut every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't there  something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping every week. Aren't  you losing many of them  the weeks you do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store���������it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space regularly, and  be sure if is in THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this vallev.  The GRANDFORKSSUN  ers    Want   to   Hear  From    You    Every   Week  111  u��������� ���������-��������� ."-?-*-*  THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,    B. C.  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy1 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 CS, Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  ''CASCARETS" WORK  WHILE YOU SLEEP  ror   Sick   Headache,   Soup; Stomach,  Sluggish Liver and  Bowels������������������  Take Cascarets tonight.  JSewsoftheCity  Pte. D.idson returned from over  seas on Monday, and was met at the  station by tbe "welcome home"  committee, tie vvas wounded four  times and had two brothers killed  in   the Great  War.  Sergt. A. N. JNlowat is reported to  be en route to this c ty from England.  Pte. .Sam Austin, a brother of  Mrs. Currie, of this city, was killed  in France on February ,15 by falling  off a ladcer backwards from a height  of about thirty feet. He died an  hour alter the accident.  Mr. and Mrs. Sydney E. Allen,  of Grand Forks, are at L'Ujg Beach,  California, for a short visit with Mr.  and Mrs. F. W. Allen.  Pte. Murray Janes is expected to  return to the city next week from  overseas.  Corp. J. D. Hunter returned on  Friday from Vancouver, where he  received his discharge from the  army.  Jeauette Parent, aged   two  years  and eight months, daughter  of  Mr.  and Mrs. Louis Parent, of   Billings,  died   at   the  Grand Forks hospital  ast Thursday night.  distance of" twenty-six miles. This  oad would link the North Thompson, Okanagan, Boundary and  Kootenay districts together, teaving  only five miles to be constructed to  take it right through to the prairie.  Mr.    and    Mrs.   Dan   Bmer   and  family nave return to Fhoeuix from,  a inp to Ualiforula.  Furred Tongue, Bad Taste, Indigestion, Sallow Skin and Miserable Headaches come from a torpid liver and  clogged bowels, which cause your stomach to" become filled with undigested  food, which sour3 and ferments like garbage in a swill barrel. That's the first  step to untold misery���������indigestion, foul  gases, bad breath, yellow skin, mental  fears, everything that is horrible and  nauseating. . A Oascaret to-night will  give your constipated bowels a thorough  cleansing and straighten you out by-  morning. They work while you sleep���������  a 10-cenfc box from your druggist will  keep you feeling good for months.  f   .         A   Complete  Stock   of  Jewelry and Silverware  After living in tbe Boundary lease veuleeeu years Mr. and Mrs..T. H.  Paulseu and son, of Paulsen, havt  removed to Victoria.  Airs. .L. A. Manly  left   the. latter  part ol last week for Chicago.  Mr. and Mrs. James Cadoo left on  Thursday for a week's visit to tJpo-  kaue.  Fred Daly returned the latter  pari of last week from Vancouver,  where he obtained his discuarge  from the army.'  T. Pa'dgKtt ' and J. VV. Holmes  have relumed from a visit to Spokane.  Thomas E Kirkpatrick and Mrs.  Elizabeth Shafer, both of this city,  were married at the manse last  Thursday evening, Rev. Hillis  Wright performing the ceremony.  Picture���������if you can���������the bafiU'd  and crestfallen expression on the face  of a plumber who has just received his  first bill for automobile repairs from a  confirmed garage man.  The Kelowna board of trade is  making an effort to have a road built  between   McCulloch   and  Carmi,  a  "The Saturday Evening Post" for  less than five cents a copy, $2 50 a  year. "The Country Gentleman"  for less than four cents a copy,  SI.:75 a-y.ear, including postage. A.  R. . Dorais, Authorized Agent, 632  Broadway West, Vancouver, B. C.  The Origin '.of -Doughboy'  How many of our readers* know  why American soldiers are called  "doughboys"? Stars and Stripes  gives this explanation:  The term "doughboy" dates from  the civil war, when army wit was  aroused by the large, globular brass-  buttons on iniantry uniforms. Some  one���������he'"must have been a sailor���������  dubbed the buttons '���������'doughbov-s.'  beciuse thev.reminded him of the  b )iled dumplings j.>f. raised- dough  that are so frequently served in  ships' oi^ssps and are known to all  sailer- as "d Highboys.",.  Originally the name applied only  to infantrymen, but the American  expeditionary force applies it to all  branches and all grades of the service.  Everything that can please and charm your friend.  Before going elsewhere, give us a call and inspect  our stock.  Tlmberlake9 Son & Go������ 9  "Quality Jewellers"  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C: Teleplioiie Office  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty  A Blank, as Usi5al  Teacher���������Now, children, I want  you to make a drawing of what  you would like to be when you  grow up.  Little Girl���������Please, I would like,  to he married, but I don't know how  to draw it.  n  Jail Visitor���������My friend, have you  any religious convictions'? Prisoner���������  Well, I reckon that's the right word.  I was sent here for robbing a  church.  You can read The Sun one year for  SI.00.  LEMONS WHITEN AND  BEAUTIFY THE SKIN  Make this  beauty   lotion  cheaply for  your face, neck, arms and hands.  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 beautifier,  by 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 doth  "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 as  freckles, sallowness and tan and is  the ideal skin softener, whitener and  beautifier.  Just try it! Get three ounce9 ol  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 is  marvelous to smoothen Touch, red handa.  BOOT   REPAIRING  AKK   your  repairs to   Armson, sboe  re  T  Bool  pairer.    The   Hub.    Look  for the   Big  maaaanBasaj^  The   Frown   or   Smile  ���������   Depends on Yon!  Everyone responds to courtesy, face to face  or "telephone.to telephone." Not one person  in a hundred is "set" in his telephone manners;'not one in a hundred will reply with  deliberate, bruskness if the smile in your voice  reaches him, or her.  A genial telephone voice makes that true  cordialiry which is the- basis of successful  business and real friendship. ..-"'".'���������'  BRITISH COLUMBIA  FOB SALE  Bids will be received by   the   undersigned for all or any of the follow- j  ing articles:  1 3" heavy wagon, in good condi  tion, with box.  I ii^" heavy wagon running gear  1 light express (spring) wagon.  1 set heavy bob-sleighs.  1 neckyoke.  2 sets whiffletrees.^  1 horse collar.  GEO. Ft. McCABE,  Chairman Board of Works,  Buy   War   Savings   and     Thrift  Stamps.  WE KNOCK THE SPOTS  OUT OF THINGS  Ladies' and Gent's  Garments  Cleaned and  Renovated in a  Superior Manner  Send us your Garments  and ;  N have them  cleaned  clean at  THE SINGER STOR  P. O. Box 152 Phone 200  GRAND FORKS  One mile from centre of city,  near Kettle river, fine parcel 5  acres, suitable for marketgardening  or chicken ranch. Good 8 room  house, cellar, sleeping porches; good  well of water; barn, chicken house.  Can be rented for S10 per month,  or for sale cheap Small cash payment, balance long time.  Address owner,  Mrs. IDA CORYELL,  Cascade Locks, Oregon, U.S.A.  Yale  Barber Shop  ���������Razor Honing a Specially  SHIP TO US DIRECT  THE TOP MARKET PRICE PAID  AND EQUITABLE GRADING MADE  NO DELAYS AT ANY POINT  We arc registered with and recognized by the United States War Trade Board  and all of the Collectors of Customs under license P. B. F. 30, and you can send your  furs direct to us by our tag or any tag, changed to suit, if marked "Furs of Canadian  Origin," and your furs will come right through.  FAIR GRADING  The rules and ethics of the Exchange do not permit of sending out alluring price  lists, yet we give you an exact and expert grading and pay you at a rate of live to  twenty-five cents more on the dollar than the average advertising fur company, as we  cut out all middleman's profit in dealing direct with you.  IT. LOUIS FUR EXCHANGE  Seventh and Chestnut,  ST. LOUIS, MO., U. S. A.  ^^smt^si^ss^ism^mu^MjiJ^ms^s^sim^SMSs&i  Our Guarantee:  Your Satisfaction  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yalk Hotel, Fiust Strekt  P. C, PETERSON  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to Order.  ,     Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. G. McCUTCHEON  Winnipeg avbnop  Office!  F. Downey's llgar Sture  First Street  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and Good  'Horses at All Hours  at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  <���������''���������' i\  iMiMMMsU^M


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