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 1 A  i  .Legislative Library  1 "  \'i  e Va!l@y Orchard.st  >i ���������*  SIXTEENTH YEAR���������No   29  GRAND FORKS   B   C, FRIDAY, MAY 18, 1917  ~$1.00 PER YEAR  rut:  10iktervene  City .Council Wants Federal  and Provincial Authorities  ���������  to Settle Coal Strike "  Mayor Acres and Aid. Harkness,  McArdle, McCallum,Schnitter and  Webster were present at the regular  meeting of the- city on Monday  evening. f-  * A communication was received  from the Rosstand coty council requesting the Grand Forks council  to endorse a resolution urging the  federal and provincial governments  to use their good offices in effecting  a settlement of coal miners' strike  in the .Crow's Nest, and also to  make an inquiry into the high cost  living. On motion of Aid. McCallum and McArdle.the mayor and the  'Ti'city clerk were appointed a committee to draft a similar resolution and  to forward copies of it to our members at Ottawa and Victoria.  H. Miller made application for  the extenaion of the waterworks system to his residence in the West  end. The request was granted,  provideda one-inch pipe wouid be  satisfactory to the applicant.  Aid. Sheads was granted a three  'month's' leave of absence,; and ' Aldr  McArdle was elected   chairman  pro  .em. of the finance committee.  The chairman of the water and  light committee reported that there  vva6 considerable wastage of water,  caused by leaking tanks in the C.P.  R. yard, and that he had notified  tbe local agent of this fact. A letter  from Mr. Garrett stated that he had  taken the matter up with the divisional officials and that he hoped  tbe tanks would be repaired 60on.  The city assessor .submitted the  assessment roll, which was accepted,  and tbe court of revision was set  for June 26, at 2 o'clock in the  afternoon. The members comprising the court are Mayor Acres, Aid.  Harkness, McCallum, Schnitter and  Webster.  The chairman of tbe board of  works reported that he had interviewed Dr. Kingson, who had  promised to put in a fire escape in  the rear of the Grand Forks hospital; and that he had given Mr. Tea-  bo permission to construct a sidewalk in front of his residence from  the material of an old walk in the  West end. The report was accepted.  The chairman of the parks and  cemetery committee reported that  shade trees had been planted on  Winnipeg avenue, aad that addi  tional water pipe had been laid in  the cemetery. He recommended  that tbe two acres which tbe city  owns at the pump Btation he cleared  of underbrush and the grounds  used as a public park in future. A  long discussion ensued on this proposition. Aid. Schnitter and some  of the other members opposed the  acheme on the grounds that the land  is right at the intake of city waterworks system, and that the park  would be used as ������ public bathing  place, thus   endangering the bt-ulth  deferred until further information is  obtained on the subject.  AJd. Harkness reported that complaint had been made by some people in the West end because certain  parties allowed tbeir poultry to run  at large, thus ruining their gardens.  The clerk was requested to instruct  the'pondkeeper to euforcethe pond  bylaw.  The chairman of the health and  relief committee reported that tbe  premises at the Chinese laundry bad  been put in sanitary condition; that  the city patient in the Grand Forks  hospital had recovered sufficiently  to be removed to her home, and that  Mrs R. Fracbe's properity on Fourth  street.was in an unsanity condition.  The past mouth's accumulation of  bills were.ordered to be paid.  A'resolution was adopted instruct  ing the city clerk to follow the street  sprinkling bylaw by collecting street  sprinkling fees monthly.  Aid. McArdle was granted leave  to introduce a bylaw amending the  fire limits bylaw. It was advanced  to the third reading stage.  NO HIM  Bllili SES  Charges of Irregularities re  Soldiers'Vote Will Be  Investigated  RECEPTION TO A  SOLDIER FROM FRANCE  Lieut. Don McQuarrie, who, prior  to going overseas, was stationed in  Grand Forks for a number of  months,', arrived jn the city on the  noon train on Monday last from  Nelson. In the evening a public  reception was tendered him in the  JDavJs ball, and; .nearly- all of our  citizens availed them of this, opportunity to "shake bands with the gallant soldier. A pleasing program,  consisting of short speeches, vocal  and instrumental music, and recitations, was rendered, and light refreshment were served. Lieut. McQuarrie intends to return to tbe  front as soon as he recovers from  his wounnds.  DEATH OF A GRAND __  FORKS PIONEER  Nels Larsen, a pioneer prospector  and miner of this city, died at his  home on Second street on Monday  afternoon, and the funeral was beld  at 2 o'clock on Wednesday afternoon, interment being made in  Evergreen cemetery. Deceased was  77 yeais of age at his last birthday.  He was a native of Denmark, and  fought against the Germans and  Austrians in 1864. He has been a  a resident of Grand Forks since the  birth of the city, and of late years  has been employed at the Granby  smelter, where he lost an arm about  four years ago. He is .survived by  his widow.  To Much Money  Apropos of a recent decision of  the French authorities to increase  the pay of French soldiers serving  in the trenches from 25 centimes  to one franc a day, a story is recalled. In October, 1915. the Freuch  soldier'8 pay was raised from u centimes a day to 25, and a poihi, on  being asked bow he liked his raise,  replied simply, "I don't like it  much; people will now f:all us mercenaries  it  Last Snnday was a fino HHixiixmr  day, and a number of Grand Forks  citizen k   marie  an sitternpt  to open  Victoria,May 16.-���������Premier Brew  ster announced tonight,that there  would be no prohibition bill this  session, but that an inquiry would  be held into the charges of irregu  larities of the soldiers' vote overseas  and a special session called not later  than August 15 to consider the report of the investigating commission  If tbe majority of 822 against prohibition: is wiped out a&>a' result of  the inquiry, prohibition will be  made effective October 1. He  brought down a proposal1 in the  for__f of a resolution asking the lieutenant governor to send down a message providing for the appointment  of a commission of inquiry.  He said it ������������������was the intention of  the government to preserve the  "sanctity of the ballot," and he^re-  ferred to the conflicting claims of  the "dry." and the "wets" .as..'to the  legality of the voting overseas, recounting the charges that bad bern  made and the allegations that had  made in reply.  Healsoreifd ixiessages which had  passed between the government and  tbe agent general iu connection with  instruction from this government for  an inquiry and with a decision of  Sir John Simon that all votes should  be counted. Among these were the  alleged repeaters, about which there  is a conflict of testimony. The effect  of the inquiry will be to delay action on the issue until after the by-  elections.  The opposition, which facilitated  tbe bringing down of the resolution  by agreeing to a suspension of the  rules, asked that the debate, be adjourned till tomorrow so that the  matter could be considered, and J.  H. Schofield made a formal motion  to this effect. Premier Brewster,  however, refused on the ground that  haste was necessary, and the proposal to adjourn the debate for consideration and di������cussion tomorrow  was voted down by the government  majority. The rerolution was passed  without any division.  George S. Hanes, Liberal member  for North Vancouver, said if he had  had notice of the resolution and  more time to consider it he would  have divided the house upon tbe  question as to whether the legislature should'not bring in a war prohibition measure, taking another  vote when'.the soldiers returned.  The people in the province bad  voted by a big majority for prohibition, he "said, and should get it until after ..hostilities ceased and tbe  soldiers returned.  J. W. DeB. Farris said that be  was a prohibitionist and also favored  the prohibitionists had agreed to an  inquiry he would not oppose. He  said the representatives of the prohibitionists had been in close touch  with the matter, and therefore  should be more fully possessed of  the facts of the situation than he  was. There were occasions, however, when one might have such an  absolute conviction of irregularities  as to take action first "without delay  and inquire, if necessary.afterwards.  ATTORNEY-GENERAL  MACDONALD RESIGNS  GREAT NORTHERN  HOTFJJUHD  $12,000 Building and All  Contents Are Entirely  Destroyed  M. A. Macdonald resigned the  portfolio' 'of attorney-general on  Monday last, but will continue to  hold a seat in the provincial house  J. W. DeB. Farris.of Vancouver, has  been sworn in as president of the  council and will do the attorney-  general's work. He does not yet  take the attorney-generalship, because that -carries salary and involves an appeal to the electors for  endorsation, and the government  forces are anxious to postpone that  trial in Vancouver as long as possible.  In the house on Monday Mr. Macdonald declared his sweeping denial  which was made in the house in reply to Mr. Gowper's charge, that he  had been completely vindicated by  the inquiry. He said it had been  proved the money, came, not from  the Canadian Northern, but as a  "privaie donation" by Rod J Mackenzie. He said he only accepted  :ii"iai6'cVuse'3h:eTwaB'''a8_nrea:iova'8va''  personal contribution. Mr. Mackenzie is a '(director of the Canadian  Northern and also a son of Sir William Mackenz'e, president of the  Canadian Northern. The money  was paid through Dr._ Robert Mackenzie, uncle of Rod J.,and surgeon I  general for the company.  Mr. Macdonald was applauded by  a large section of the Liberal members of the house when he challenged J. S. Cowper, independent  Liberal; who made the charges  which'have resulted in forcing the  attorney-gen.ral to resign, to run  against him in- Vancouver. Mr.  Macdonald was applauded vigorously by government members for  a period that is a record for this  session of the house. It continued  until brought to a close by the clang  of the speaker's bell calling for  order.  The Great Northern hotel, near  the Great Northern station in tbe  West end, was burned to the ground  about 1.30 o'clock Monday morning. The building was valued at  812,000, and 88,000 insurance was  carried on the house and furnishings.  At the time the fire broke out  both the proprietors were away from  home, and the house was empty.  JJr. Peterson was in Nelsonjand Mr.  Matthews in Phoenix. The origin of  fire is therefore unknown. When  the fire was discovered the flames  had gained consideiable headway,  and when the fire brigade arrived  on the ground nothing could be  done except to save the surrounding buildings.  The Great Northern hotel was  erected eight or ten years ago by P.  D. McDonald, now of Penticton. It  isunderstqod that he still owned an  interest in the house. Since it was  first opened as an hotel, the house  has been under many managements.  LABOR DEPARTMENT  MAY BE CREATED  An Excellent Reason  Not every maid combines tbe  aptitude for blnndering and tbe  talent for ingenious explanation that  characterize tbe young woman about  whom the United Presbyterian tells  this diverting story:  "What do you suppose has come  over my husband this morning,  Sophia?" exclaimed a conscientious  little bride to her new servant. ''I  never saw him start downtown so  bappy. He is whistling like a  bird!"  "I'm afraid I'm to blame, mum.  I got the packages mixed this morning, and gave him birdseed instead  of his regular breakfast food, mum."  Victoria, May 14.���������It is understood Premier Brewster will bring  down a bill establishing a department of labor for British  Columbia.  In Liberal circles it is said J. E.  W. Thon-pson, member for Grand  Forks, is the logical man to become  minister in charge, though he might  refuse to accept it.  Mr. Thompson is popular with  his fellow workers, and it is felt the  government would like to have him  accept the portfolio of labor when  the new department is created.  In a letter to The Sun, the mana-  an inquiry, as the Liberals believed 'ger of the B. C. Nurseries company,  in the principles of the referendum.  Dr. Mcintosh, of Vancouver, was  inclined'  to   agrefi with Mr. Hanes,  Vancouver,   says:    "We  have  had  very satisfactory results from adver-jap-jn8t  tiniug in your paper, aud hence it is' ^vealth  of the citizeun.     Delifle ������������������tlic������n  wsih   the HcaaidH hkuhoii hI Chi ibtitm lake.  and would like to t^st the feeling of our desire to renew the contract."  tbe house on a war prohibition There is a world of meaning in the  measure, but as he nnderwtood tboso above sentence to our local business  who were in    Victoria   representing   men.  Snmmer School for Teachers  Arrangements are now being completed by the education department  for the holding of a summer school  in Victoria. The school will open  Tuesday morning, July S, and close  Friday, August 3. All teachers actively engaged in teaching in the  provincial schools are eligible for  admission without fees.  The courses include rural science,  art, household science, vocal music,  and manual training, and will be  presented by a large staff of trained  specialists.  Circulars giving full information  as to the courses, travelling arrangements, etc., will be sent out at an  early date to teachers throughout  the province.  Money Will Win  With the entrance of the United  States into the war, abouf two-thirds  of thejeconomic wealth of the world,  or 8415,000,000,000, is arrayed  the central poweiB, whote  is estimatrd at $113,000.-  000,000.  Free miners' certificates expire on  the 31st of May.  '��������� .< ������tm.������<s_-i!-..v.iii-s to.-,,_"..,.u������T.-rW.^.._.^__������fc,���������1_������r������.������mu,���������,1,r,i.v ,,,���������-*.. ������"K_-1_~.-;������^v__-._1.__cJ,,_M,_.__f^^^  .1 uw_uui(-_uu_-._um-i>_M ������_r*oi. ?9i r* __*v_d i. '_ ���������i"������n.-_T--_u_?.'_:  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  OJh? (grand JFttrfea &tnt  6. A. EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 351 00  One Year (iii the United States)     1.50  Address all communications to  Tub Grand Forks Sun,  Phone 101R      v Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, MAY 18, 1917  during the past month, the British and French  troops would now be a great deal closer to  Berlin than they are.  Everything is going up, and nothing but the  high diver and Zeppelins give any promise of  coming down.  <F  Genius is no snob: but genius seldom kisses  "the brow of the idler.  Premier's Brewster's announcement of his  method of disposing of the  prohibition question  should satisfy  both the   "dry" and  the  "wet" factions in the province.    It is difficult  to see how, for the present, he could have settled the matter in any  other manner without  doing an injustice to one side or the other. It  is undisputed that the overseas soldiers' vote  defeated the prohibition  measure.    Whether  or not there were irregularities in taking that  vote remains with the investigation  commis-  sion 'which is to be appointed to find out.   In  the meantime the  hotel men have a right to  carry on their business  in  accordance  with  the expressed wishes of a majority of the electors; and Mr. Brewster acted justly in arriving  at  this  decision.    It was not a  question of  acting    in    accordance    with    personal   in������  clinations,  but  to  carry out the will of the  people.    To have enacted a prohibition law  in  the face  of the  vote  would have placed  British Columbians under an autocracy.  Perhaps one reason why the Washington  administration is so reluctant about sending  Teddy Roosevelt to France is the dtfficulty of  censoring his speech. At present Teddy is  YQiy restless, and it will soon require a double  log chain to keep him at home.  fe^ Bride's Ctioice  :^  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,  Villa appears to have tried of the war game  shortly after he was crowded off the front  page.  People would probably  grow old   even  if  there were no calendars.  The- great variety of articles shown will make selection  easy, and we guarantee that no other gift will look as  beautiful as yours. Come and examine our stock.  You. will be just as welcome as if you purchased.  A D MORRISON,EWBlBRANDOPT,CUf'  ������%.��������� AS* L?_lV_/l\IMkJV/Ll GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Very little sympathy will be wasted on M.  A. Macdonald in his turbulent trials and tribulations. The most charitable view that can  taken of his case is, that he has acted very  indiscreetly; and an indiscreet man is not exactly the right kind of a person to hold".the  portfolio of attorney-gendrffcl of .British Columbia. The announcement of his resignation  was therefore not unwelcome news. Premier  Brewster's government would have been  stronger today had some one else been appointed to that position.  Cuba is no half-hearted ally. Its navy of  more than twenty war vessels, which is to be  reinforced by fifty submarine chasers now  building, is patrolling the coasts of the island  to make sure that Germans do not establish a  U-boat base there; and President Menocal is  earnest in his desire that at least a part of the  army, which now numbers about thirty-five  thousand men, shall carry the Cuban flag into  battle in Europe.  ^=  J  No healthy boy believes that  the  bathtub  is as sanitary as the old swimming hole.  With selective conscription in   the  United  States, it is not improbable that Canada may  ���������be forced to enact a similar law,  should the  war drag for "in undue  length of time.    The  word "conscription"  is  not popular  in  this  country; it, in fact, stirs the resentment of the  people; but it appears to be the  only means  of reaching  the slacker.    It is, besides, the  most equitable way of raising and maintaining an army in  time  of national peril.    The  antipathy for the term is not justified.    Our  public school system virtually conscripts every  boy and every girl at a certain  age;  the jury  system conscripts' a large part of the male  population.    If it is only the word that is unpopular, let us invent a sweeter sounding  substitute.  A student  of   human     nature,   savs   the  * _>  Youth's Companion, can, we  think,   nowhere  else  find   more  to  reward   him  than in the  "agony column" of the London Times.   There  the English people  display  their'characters  with extraordinary frankness, many  times  in  odd ways   that make you laugh, but often in  ways that are tragic and moving.    Take this,  for example: .  |_ADY, fianee killed,n-ill gladly MARRY and      *  give up life to the care and happiness of  man Winded or otherwise incapacitated by the  war.���������Box Y, 496, The Times.;  Blessed are the office seekers  who  expect  nothing, for they shall not be disappointed.  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.  'We British Cblumbia  Nurseries Co., Ltd.  gf Vancouver  C_y_.re now booking orders for spring, 1917,  delivery of their well-known, hardy  Fruit  and Ornamental  Stock  Prices include packing and delivery to  customer's nearest station. Write at once  for 70-page Catalogue, also artistic Rose  Catalogue, free.  We always have room for an energetic,  honest salesman. (^Attractive proposition for the right man.  Advertise in The Sun.  largest local circulation.  It has the  The Sun is always a live issue  Crand Forks.  in  IMPERIALS PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET  Besides being read by all the intelligent people of Grand Forks, The Sun goes to every  ranch home in the Kettle and North Fork  valleys. No other Boundary paper can give  advertisers this guarantee.  SNAP-IF TAKEN AT ONCE  WE SELL  Fresh Tobaccos  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  A squadron of United States torpedo boat  destroyers has safely crossed the Atlantic and  is patrolling the seas in war service. This is  the first intimation we have had that the boats  had left their home ports. It must have been  reel agony for American editors to keep this  important news out of their papers.  We do not hear much news of the American army these days. The chances are that  we will not know much more about the movements of .the troops until we read of their safe  arrival in Europe.  8-Room House and Two  Lots on Garden St.  Eussia at present appears to be a gigantic  puzzle, althrough the latest reports from  Petrograd are more reassuring than they were  a week ago. When she gets her internal  troubles patched up and resumes her former  aggressive campaign on the eastern front, the'  situation on the western front will be considerably relieved.    Had this condition  existed  Lots 100. feet by 300 feet deep; chicken coops, etc. Will sell cheap' for  quick sale. Will sell for less than  half what it cost owner; $1300 if sold,  soon. Will give time if needed. Is  handy to school. Garden has good  soil, and enough potatoes and vegetables can be raised for a large 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  W-   J. Meagher, Prop,  CORRECT ENGLISH  HOW TO USE IT  'JOSEPHINB TDRCK BAKER, Editor  HANSEN & CO  CITY BAGGAGE AIM TRANSFER  CEF0Rs^LE  ~s       Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Ffrst Street  Telephones;  Office, Rf>6  Hansels Residence. K38  AUTO LIVERY  AT YOUR  SERVICE  A MONTHLY MAGAZINE  For   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 OP COXTEKTS  Your Every-Day Vocabulary  How to Enlarge It  Words,Their Meanings and Their Uses  Pronunciations with Illustrative Sentences  Helps for Speakers  Helps for Writers  Helps for Teachers        ^  Business English for the Busines Man  Correct English for the Beginner.  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You should use the telephone naturally under  all circumstances.  bition bill.- If offered it islikely-to  force a diseussion in the house on  the whole question.  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  TELEPHONE  COMPANY, LTD.  During one of the Somme battles  A. N. Mowat, at one a member of  The Sun."staff, was made a king's  KS.geact, and is mentioned for deco.-_  fation for his work at Vimy  Ridge.  Frank Lathe, assayer at the  Granby smelter, will shortly go to  Chile, South America, where he has  accepted a similar position with a  mining company.  For llent���������My fine cement-block  residence at the corner of Sixtn  street and Victoria avenue. Apply  Hotel Province.  Some good fiab are being caught  in Coristina lake; but not all the  iish in the Boundary come from that  body of water.  Danville   and   to   start   operations  again on Wednesday.  Pte. Claude Anderson, killed in  the Vimy Ridge battle, was a former  Cascade boy.   ' ���������  Mrs. C. Hippie has received word  of the death of her .nephew, Pte. C.  S. Beaton, who was killed in the  Vimy Ridge battle.  Mrs. A. Willey, of Bonnington  Fall6, arrived on Sunday on a visit  to her parents.at Christina lake  E. H. Smith returned here Saturday from a business trip to Victoria  and other coast cities.  Mrs. L. Gilchrist returned to her  home in Nelson on Saturday.  J. Speakmao and R. G. Ritchie  visited Grand Forks on Tuesday.  Mrs. P. G. Loescb was a Grand  Forks visitar on Sunday.  Jaqk  'White,    formerly    of  Jewel   mine, lost part   of   his  hand at Vimy-Ridge.  the  left  Wet or Dry?  A Victoria dsspatch says the government's policy on tbe prohibition  issue has wobbled again It is now  learned that the cabinet has decided  against bringing down a prohibition  bill, and there is a probability that  this decision will be final, although  thp intentions of the cabinet may  again sway in favor of the dry measure. Troubles in connection with  Mr. Macdonald and campaign funds  and the desire to do nothing that  might precipitate an appeal to the  country are among the cabinet's  reasons for the ^reversal of its deci  sion of a couple of weeks ago to  bring in prohibition. It is only re  cently that a plan was caucused and  The bass filing season   does  notf *nti-probibitionist   members  came  Mr. and Mrs. Tullis have moved  to Tacoma. Mr. Tullis was blacksmith at the Granby smelter.  Oscar Breeu, son of H. W. Breen,  of this city, has enlisted for overseas  service.  Road work in this district is not  yet carried on on a very extensive  scale.  VV. H. Beach is opening a short  order restaurant at Christina  lake.  Uncle lyiose'sCongratiilations  A young'planter ,in Mississippi  had an old servant named Uncle  Mose, who had cared for him as a  child and whose devotion had never  waned. The young man became  engaged to a girl of the neighborhood who had a reputation for unusual beauty and also for a very  violent temper. Noticing that Uncle  Mose never mentioned his approach .  ing marriage, the planter said:  "Mose, you know j am going to  marry Miss Currier?"  "Yassuh, I knows it."  ''I haven't heard  you   say   any  thing about it," persisted  the planter.  "No, suh,"said Mose.���������'-..'."Ta'in'b  fo' me to say nothin' 'bout it. I's  got nothin' to say."  "But you must have some opin  ion about so important a step on my  part?"  "Well, suh," said the old negro  with some hesitation, "yo' knows  one thing���������the most p'izonest snakes  has got the most prettiest skins."  You can not reach- The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  The Man With a Hoe  Fine weather for crops.  away with the impression  that fcthe  majority would back  the  dry    bill,  hence   if  the cabinet again changes  its mind and wobbles   back to  pro  hibitioo, it   will   get the support of  the majority of the Liberals in   the  bouse,though the factors that might  make for forcing dissolution  and  a  general election still exist  Thf water in the  Kettle  river  isj     Mr. Hanes is dnderstood to  have  very   high,   enabling   the     Forest drawn up a resolution calling on the  Mills  lo   get  their log   drive from  government to bring down a  probi-  ojven until the 25th of June.  Richard Davis, of Cascade, was in  ttie city last Saturday.  James Porter is acting city   cle.k  in Phoenix.  CASCADE NEWS  Looks like a frost.  ASTOUNDING REPORT FOR  GRAND FORKS  The wife of a merchant had stomach  trouble so had shecould eat nothing but  toast, fruit and hot water!' Everything  else would sour and ferment, ONE  SPOONFUL buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as mixed in,Ad!er-i ka benefited her INSTANTLY. Because  Adler i-ka flushes the ENTIRE alimentary tract it relieves ANY CASE  constipation, sour stomach or gas and  prevents appendicitis. It has QUICK  EST action of anything we ever sold  Woodland ct Quinn, druggists.  Needless Waste  Of ttoae and energy can be avoided  by fhe xwc of our Classified Want  &_x, "flmtt and energy reptcicnr  good dolfcrn in dm-ugc Do not exhaust -tan in so wskss icarcb fox  good help. Ike-em- Wan* Adi. and  t_x help vim come to you.  (/Teat Northern   Hotel, .Destroyed   by   Vu-::   Sunday   iN'igJit. i  ?!  THE   STEADY  TO YOU  'Isn't; the news of your  storp 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  hews.  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.  RE SOL VE��������� To use news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it is in The Grand  Forks Sun.  ipaeicS Foiplks (���������������(__/s'jrfii(:/,������,*w*ii������l'"_ir-.^j������-,**i,-/./' a'_irt-.r;._jM.i:i)'~iV.l.fuii-^v.i.i  lA_f.,������/_'.*,J..J,���������������C.*i4MUA���������'lJ   fc_������  *-__..*tfL_Ir.^WiL__:_.W^--vli,^J&*^^ itfA.'i.MA.' fKlM������J_r-Air.  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,: B.C.  For  Spring Cleaning  Use  Bapco Paints and Varnishes  Bapco Varnish Stain  Floglaze Lac's and Enamel Colors  Bapco Kalsomine is unsurpassed  o4 full line of Brushes and Accessories  oMiller ������������_. Gardner  Home Furnishers  nish worshipful music. Rev. M. D.  McKee will conduct the services.  You are cordially invited.  W. K. C. Manly, W. It. Ross,;  Peter A. Z. Pare, Nelson Sutterlnnd  and Gus Anderson' returned this  evening from the K. of P. conven-,  tion in Spokane.  Aid. James McArdle   is spending  a few'days in Spokane this week.  W. A. Pounder has returned to  his North Fork ranch from Copper  mountain, wherehe has been engaged in mining during the past  winter.  Peter A. Z. Pare and a number  of other Dokeys attended the K. of  P. convention in Spokane this week;  Mr. Pare will be in prime condition'  on Saturday, night to shave with  both hands.  Sergt.-Major "Wheeler, formerly a  residenc of Grand Forks, who had  some trouble with the military fui  thorities in England and Ireland  shortly after the outbreak of the  war, has, according to a letter from  from to his New Westminter friend?,  been promoted to the rank of major  iff the imperial forces..  Addressing Mail to Soldiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail ��������� at the front and to insure  prompt delivery ib is requested that  all mail be.addressed as follows:  (a) Regimental number.  (b) Rank.  (c) Name. .  (d) Squadron, battery or company.  , (e) Battalion, regiment (or other  unit), staff appointment or ' department.    . ���������    .   .  .  (f) Canadian Contingent  (<?)   British Expeditionary Force.  (h)  Army Post, London, England.  Unnecessary mention of higher  formations, such as brigades, d visions,  is strictly forbidden, and causes delay  EYE!  Off   nama*  'ro  Mr. H-.S. Timberlake, Optometrist -and' Sight Specialist if graduate  Canadian College of Optics), will.be in attendance tit our'Grand Korks  establishment from MAY 18 TO MAY 23, find can be. consulted and  your eyes tested. All defects of vision and weaknesses corrected by  properly adapted Glasses.'  Tl  iii  v.  The Quality Jewellers  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  INDEPENDENT BRAND  Counter Check  iooks  I  YES! MAGICALLY!  CORNS LIFT OUT  WITH FINGERS  This is a very peculiar year.  Spring made her appearance fully a  month late, but the high-water  period seems to be on time.  A. N. Mowat, who .enlisted, in .this  oity, was in the Vimy Ridge drive,  and was wounded in one leg and  both shoulders. He is now in a  hopital in England.  The beans in the Sun model garden were a little too previous in  emerging from mother, and hence  they got their noses frost-bitten yesterday morning.  In going to Greenwood on Sun-,  day night, Mayor Acres had a head-  on collision with L. M. Ludlow, of  the Denoro boarding house. Both  cars were badly damaged, but the  drivers escaped injury.  The Presbvterian Sunday school  will meet for the summer months at  9:45 a.m. sharp instead of at 2:30  p.m. Parents and children will  please note the change.  A young man who recently left  the city for the prairie provinces,  writes his sister here that he is getting "S45 a month and his board  and board." "I don't suppose you  know what board and board  means," be adds. "It is quite s triple. I get three meals per day and  a board upon which to make my  bed."  Union services of tbe Methodist  and Presbyterian congregations will  be held next Sabbath, May 20, as  follows: 11 a.m. in tbe Presbyterian  church; 7:30 p.m. in tbe Methodist  church.    The joint choirs  will  fur-  George Mario, who left here with  the 54th and was afterwards drafted  .into the 7th battalion, returned to  Greenwood last week. He was ten  months in the trenches and wounded several times. Last Septembpr  he was : buried io a trench by the  explosion of a shell, and since then  has suffered'from' shock to his brain  and nerous system', making it difficult for. him at times to obtain  sleep.  Two carloads of ore broken in the  course of development  in the F. H.  & C. property, near Rockcut, in   the  Orient district, will be loaded   next  week for shipment to a   smelter,   A  station has been cut at  the   70 foot  depth in the shaft and drifts started  in both" directions  on* the   hanging  wall side of a large vein.    Two  feet  of the ore assays $80 to $627 in gold  and silver to  the  ton.   Stopes will  be opened.for  production   as  soon  as   the drifts   are   twenty-five  feet  from the station.   The ore has been  a sulphide since   the  25-foot point  was left in the shaft.   Martin Wold-  son, of  Spokane, a   stockholder in  the   Richmond   and   the  Outsider  copper mines, has taken a large  interest   in   the F. H & C. property.  Mr.   Wsldson and   S.   A    McCoy,  head of the mining   company, were  associated in   railroad  construction  contracts for many year.  I  I  >������_t**������>������*������*������������**t-t������ttM������..������,.������t.|,.ttiO"a������������������a"������������0*.������..t"������  You simply say to-the drug store  man, "Give me a quarter of an. ounce  of -reezone." This will cost very little  but is sufficient to remove every hard  or soft corn from one's feet.  A few drops.of-this new^ether compound applied directly upon a tender,  aching i corn should relieve the soreness instantly, and soon the entire corn,  *oot and all, -dries up and can be lifted  out with thejinger..    ./,-.������������������   ������ '���������">,;  This new" way. to' rill, one's feet, of  corns was^intrpdue'ed by. a,. Cincinnati  man, who'" says that, while freezone is  sticky, it drieayin a moment, and simply* shrivels <bp-.the; corn-'without. Inflaming or ei������_u irritating the surrounding tissue oir^Blcin.-   ,' " '  Don't let-father.die of Infection or  Iockjaw'-irom whittling at his corns,  but clip thfflfout and make him try it.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS  METEOROLOGICAL  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day -during the past week,' as recorded by the government thermometer on E. ������. Laws' ranch:  Min.  11���������Friday  76  12���������Saturday   .... GS  13���������Sundny  65  14���������Monday  76  15���������Tuesday  57  16���������Wednesday.. 53  17-Thursday  64  May  Max.  .8  Rainfall  52  48  45  48  37  32  Inches  .63.  All Seed Grains Specially Hand  Cleaned  At  HENNIGER'S  Road and Dog Tax  TAKE NOTICE that the Road -Tax  for 1917 of $2.00 for each male  person between the ages of 21 and 60  years, residing in Grand Forks and  not otherwise exempt, is now due and  'payable' at- the City Office or to the  Chief, of Police. ; Payment of same is  required forthwith;  And'Further Take-Notice, that the  DogTaxfon49l7,of $3.00* for each  dog and S5.00 for each' bitch over 6  months old is now due and payable at  the City Office or to the Chief of Police. A rebate of 50 per cent will be  allowed on each if paid on or before  June 1st, 19,17.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  .��������� .-...i. ���������-;   '.:���������' City Clerk.  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  OREOON A CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Title to same revested In United 'States by Act  of Congn-.-dated Juiie'0, 1916. Two million  tnree hundred thousand acres to be opoued  for IIonicsteHfjH nnd Biilc. Power site timher  and agricultural IuiuIh. Containing some  of best land loft In United States. Now is  the opportune time. Large sectional map  showing glands and description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One  Dollar. Grant Lands locating Co., liox 610,  Portland, Oregon.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs to   Armson, shoe   repairer.    Tho   Huh,    Look for. the   Big  Boot.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHHHTCASH PiUCliSpaid for old Stoves  and   Kuiirus.    K. C. Pookhiun.   Hecond-  hand Store.  Made in -Toronto. The  b^st counter check book.s  on the market today.  Eastern' Prices  We have a two years'  contract to handle these  books. Call and see samples  oAt The Sun Office  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published Annually)  Enables'traders   throughout   the  world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in each class of goods. Besides being a complete commercial guide-to London and Its  suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT. MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES j  arranged under the Ports to which they sail,  and,indicating the approximate Sailings;        ,  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded", freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for S5.  Dealers seeking Agencies cau advertise  their trade cards tor $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abchurch Lane. London, E.C.  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  i  T__ JL   __ lAffo  cause we ei  competentwork-  men who have  mastered v. "their,  trade, and we do  have toJ charge  for the "service"  of hunting up  samples in specimen books.  WE PRINT  Letterheads  Noteheads  Billheads  Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting cards  Posters  Dodgers  Shippingtags  Menus  Ball programs  Wedding invitations  Price lists  Pamphlets  Circulars  And commercial  and society print  of every dt  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 _try  evelana 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. MOOIBOER  Bicycles Dealer and Blacksmith Opposite City Hall

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