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 j </  A   1919  > r Legislative Library  6- /  "-^-sv-u-  Ke til e Ya lley 0 re ha r di s t  18TII YEAR���������No. 31  GRAND FORKS   B.C., FRIDAY,   MAY 30, 1919  /' "Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PER YEAR  Finance .Committee Decides to Give the Citizens an Opportunity to  Invest in City Bonds  There was very little business  transacted at the regular meeting of  of the city council on Monday even~  ing. All the members were present  except Aid; McCabe. '  A letter frbm the Monetary Times,  soliciting subscriptions, was read.  The clerk was authorized to subscribe for the paper.  A letter from Victoria stated that  the government authorities felt inclined to accept the city's request for  permission to accept, deeds of city  prorperty for taxes.  The clerk was instructed to wire  C. H. Dunbar, district land registrar, asking him if he could furnish  desired information about registered  property owners in this city by  June 9. ���������.���������'���������'���������'���������'";���������������������������;      \:   .  A letter was read from the publisher of the G. WW. journal at  Vancouver soliciting subscriptions.  C. F.Harrigan offered $90 for  lots-3 and 4, block L' The offer  was accepted.  The clerk was instructed to enter  into communication with Mr. Mc-  Diarmid, solicitor for the Union of  B. G. Municipalities, in regard to  having a bylaw drafted for the sale  of debentures.  Permission was given for the introduction of the curfew bylaw, which  was advanced to the third-reading  stage The bylaw -is designed to  keep children under IS years of age  off the streets after 10 o'clock at  night.  Alter adjournment the finance  committee met and decided to recommend to the council the issuance  of 375,000 worth of debentures to  take care of the bonds maturing iu  1919 and 1920. Fifty thousad dollars' worth of these bouds will be in  denominations of ������500, and $25,000  worth in denominations of $100. It  is intended to dispose of the latter  to the citizens locally if the demand  should warrant it. The $100 bonds  will bear interest at the rate of 6 per  cent' per anuum, payable semiannually.  CANADIANIZE THE  DOUKHOBORS  added materially to the world's  knowledge, but have led the way for  the emancipation of their people.  . It is with, all the more pleasure,  therefore,; that the following editorial,recently appearing.in the Winnipeg Free Press, is herewith reproduced, not only as an interesting  evidence of a.changing public opinion, but also as ��������� indicatiye of the  opportunity facing the Grain  Growers' movement to. set the pace  in,a.rational and humane effort to  .Canadianize 7'the.stranger within  our gates."  ";> , .  The Free Press,article is   as   follows:   "Previous to their settlement  in Canada, the history of the Doukhobors is one lorig-.< tale  of  persecution   and   suffering  on  account of  their ..-religious   convictions.      The  character of the people   themselves  and   of   their   principles was   well  known to the Canadian government  at the time that they  came  to  this  country.    They' were   welcomed as  settlers,   granle'd   immunity    from  military service and given   land  for  homesteading in Saskatchewan. Owing  to  their  scruples  as  to taking  the oath of allegiance they were unable to become British   subjects in  the   formal   sense, and as  a  result  they lost in 1907 a-large  proportion  of their lands, which they had cultivated carefully in the face  of  great  difficulties.    The  Doukhobors then  migrated     from.^Saskatchewan   to  British Columbia in large  numbers,  settling on land purchased with   the  knbwledge of the provincial government there and even from it.    Now,  according to apparently well founded  statements, they have been induced  by severe pressure from neighboring  townspeople, amounting   to intimidation, to offer their  lands   to   the  Dominion government for settlement  by returned soldiers.    The Doukhobors came to Canada under well understood conditions' and have   been,  with   few   exceptiods,   law-abiding  citizens, especially when   permitted  to pursue their own ways of  living.  Though they are aliens, they are not  enemy aliens nor have  they  shown  the least sympathy with our opponents iu the war.    On  the   contrary,  they have proved   industrious   and  unoffending members   of the  community and an asset to the country.  Their lands  at Brilliant, B. C, have  been turned   from  sterile,   heavily  wooded valleys into flourishing fruit  farms.   The Dominion  government  would   have no justification for dis  turbing them in   the  possession   of  properties   rendered   valuable   and  productive by hard toil while abun-  ant   unimproved   lauds   remain for  soldier settlement."  CELEBRATION  Firemen's Sports on Victoria Day Attract People From Many Surrounding Towns  The Victoria day celebration under the auspices of the Grand Forks  Volunteer Fire Department proved  as big a success this year as celebrations in former years have been."  There was an immense crowd present, all our neighboring towns contributing large quotas of visitors.  The perfect weather which prevailed  permitted of the program being  carried out without the slightest  deviation. Everybody entered heartily into tbe zest of the sport and had  an enjoyable day's outing. The firemen have reason to. feel proud of  adding successful celebration to the  long list of those held informer  years.  The following is a list of the win  ners of   the   various events   of   the  day:  Athletic  sports at. 10  o'clock in  the morning oh Bridge street���������  Boys under 15 years,   100  yards;  first prize $2 (JO, second prize 81 00.  George Hodgson    won, Mark   Dom  piersecond.  Boys' race, under 12 year?, 50  yards; first 75e, second 50c. W.  Rashleigh won, H. Cooper second.  Girls' race, under 12 years, 50  yards; first 75c, second 50c. Ruth  Lafama won, Isabel Innessecond.  Boys'    race,    under  S   years, 50  yards; first 75c, second 50c. E. Fitz  patrick won, T. Asimus second.  Girls' race, under S--years,50 yards;  first 75c, second 50c. Edith Pater-  son won, Evelina Innes second.  Girls' race, under 10' y^ar-;, 75  yards; first ������'1.00, second 75c. Isabel  lunes won, Jennie Stanfield second-  Boys' sack race, 25 yards; first  75c, second 50c. A. Galipeau won,  W. Screbneft" second.  Boys' three-legged race, 50 yards;  first $100, second 50c. Hodgson  and Bishop won, Galipeau and  ScrebnefT second.  Free-for all running, five eighths  mile; first $25, second $10. Enas  won, Tonasket second.  Local pony race, one fourth mile;  first $G, second.$4, third $2.50. Barlee won, Jack Miller second.  'iree-for-all ��������� pony race, three-  eighths mile; first $10, second $5.  Barlee won, Tonasket second.  ��������� Boys' Long-distance race, 18 un*  der, one-half mile; first $5, second  $3, third $2. ; Siddall won, Downey  second, Chnniff third.  Cowboy race, 300 yards, 2 turns;  first $5, second $2. W. H. Phillips  won, Enas second.  Relay race, 18 under, one half  mile; first $6, second $4. Public  team, won,-city, team second.  V Boys' 100-yard dash; first $7.50,  second $5. Siddall won, Salmon  :secorid. -  '.Slow horse race, one half mile;  first $2, second $1. Thompson won,  Phillips second.  ' Broad jump, 17 under; first $2,  second $1. Cochrane won, Salmon  second.  High jump, 17 under; first $3,  second ������o. Padgett won, Cochrane  second.  E  DRIVE CANCEL  OWimj to Other Galls on  tlie People for Funds,  Gommittee Decides It  Could Not Be Made a  Success  APPLE VALUBLE  AS A MEDICINE  It may not be generally known  that the apple is valuable as a medicine as well as a food, and that,  therefore, uiore should be grown.  Tbe following is from a medical  journal as to the value oftheappple  as a medicine:  "Chemically    the   apple   is composed   of   vegetable  fibre, albumen,  sujjar,   gum,   chloraphyll,      mallic  acid,    gallic acid, lime,   and   much  water.    Furthermore, the apple coo-  tains a larger   percentage   of   phus  phorus tban any other fruit or vegetable.  Tuis   phosphorus   is admirably adapted for the renewing   of the  e Sdiitialnervous matter, Jeihicin, of  the orain and spinal cord. It is, perhaps   for   the  same   reason, rudeiy  understood,  that   old   Scandinavian  traditions    represent   the  apple  as  the food of thegods, who, when they  felt themselves to be growing feeble  and infirm, resorted to this fruit for  renewing their powers of  mind   and  body; also the acids of the apple are  of   great   use   for men of sedentary  habits, whose livers are sluggish   in  actions, these acids serving to eliminate from the body noxious matters  The committee formed to organize the Red Triangle drive in Grand  Forks, originally set for May 5-9,  and postponened on gecount of the  campaign to raise funds for the  local memorial fund, held at that  time, met Tuesday evening, to consider the question, and also the possibility of being able to obtain sufficient support to make it a financial  success. ���������  The committee realizing that the  public in general were not in sympathy with an appeal being made  for this purpose, decided it would  be inadvisable to carry on the campaign as requested, and passed the  following resolution:  "Wbeieas, The   town  of   Grand  Forks'on   two  previous   drives,  in  1917   and    1918,   has   given to the  Red Triangle fund about S3400: and  whereas, at the present time we are  requested to contribute SI500   as a  memorial fund to   those   who   have  fallen from this district, and also are  b-ing asked to Inaugurate a drive to  raLe $500 for the  Salvation   Army,  who have not up to the   present requested assistance, therefore we feel  the town will not support the   present appeal on behalf of the Ilfd Tri  angle fund, and   would   resommend  that the Red Triangle campaign   be  not undertaken."  Those present at the meeting were  F.    J.   Miller,   J.   P.    Davis, JihIl'^  Brown, \V. B   Bishop, J. D.   Camp  bell and G  H. Hull.  A Connoisseur  "You say you have references?"  "Yes, ma'am. 1 have a hunched  splendid references,"j  "And how long have you boon in  domestic service?"  "Two years, ma'am."  Since "The Scout" discussed the  alleged attempt to force the Doukhobors from their holdings at Brilliant,  B. C, considerable more light has  been thrown upon the question,  says the Regiua Leader. Correspondence appearing in the public press  reveals a condition which is anything but creditable to Canada's  boasted love of fair play. For many  generations the British empire has  been a harbor of refugo for tbe persecuted of European tyranny; who  in their desire for freedom found a  domicile on Britain's shores.  In proof of this it is only necessary to mention such names as Kossuth, Garibaldi, Karl Marx and  many  others who have   not   only  THE WEATHER  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:  Mux.  May   23���������Friday   71  24- Saturday  25���������Sunday...,  26���������Monday  7  27���������Tuesday  74  28���������Wednesday .. SO  29-Thursday  GO  7 2  Mia,  41  43  Boys' long-distance race, under j which, if retained, would make the  15 years, three times around block; j brain heavy and dull, or bring about  first $2.00, second $1.00. George-jaundice or skin eruptions and other  Hodgson won, Sam Seminoff second,   allied troubles.    Some such  experi-  School boys' bicycle race; first j ence must have led to our custom of  $2.00, second   $1.00.    Vernon   Sid-j taking apple sauce with roast   pork,  Statistics  "Have ever been disappointed in  love?"  "Two and a half times, dear lady."  "Two and a half times?"  "Yes, twice married and once rejected."  dall won, Noble Padgett second.  Boys' relay race, under 15 years,  three times around block; first $3.00,  second $2.00. W. Canniff and D.  McDonald won, Lonis Nelson and  Waldron second.  Afternoon at Fair Grounds:  Baseball, first prize S75.00, second   taken   ripe   and   without sugar, di-  rich   goose, and   like   dishes.    Thej  mailic   acid   of   ripe apples, either j  raw or cooked,   will   neutralize any  excess of chalky matter engendered  by eating too much meat,   it is also  the fact that such fresh fruit as  the  apple,   the   pear,   the   plum, when j wonT over other people's tronbles!  His Attitude  She���������Doesn't it worry you dreadfully to owe so many bills you can not  pay?"  He���������Certainly not!    Why should I  GO  41  49  Inches  Rainfall    ."    0.07  The Unpredictable  Vicar���������On strike again? What's  the grievance this time?  Striker���������We don't rightly know  yet, We're just waitin' to 'ear from  headquarters.  i", ! prize $35.   The first  game, between j minish acidity in the stomach rather i pies and ale���������which we call  lambes-  55 ; Grand   Forks  and   Iucheleum, was; than    provoke   it.    Their   vegetable i wool���������never  faileth   in  certain dis-  ' won by Grand Forks   by a score of salts and juioe.-i  arc   converted   into: eases   of   the   raines, which myself  ' 14 to 12. The se&ond gume, between ; alkaline carbonate.-, which   tend   to  hath    proved, and   gained    thereby  Republic and Grand Forks, was won j counteract   acidity.    A  good, ripe,   both crownes and credit '   The pur-  by Republic by a score of 7 to 0.        , raw apple is oue of the easiest vege- , ing   of   an   apple,    cut   somewhat.  100-yard dash,    17    under;   first  table substances for the stomach   to j thick, and thc inside whereof is laid  prize $2,   second prize  SI.   Kuene  deal with, the whole process   of   its; to Lot, burning, or running eyes  nt  won, Higgins secoud. ; digestion   being   completed   in   85 j night, when the party goes   to   bed,  Pony race, one fourth mile, 14: minutes. GeJoird fornid that the and is tied or bound to the same,  hand and under; first $5.00, second ! 'pulpe of rousted apples mixed in a doth help the trouble vciy speedily;  $3.00. Barlee won, W. Phillips sec- wine quart niire water, and labored and contrary to expectations���������an ex-  ond. ! together until it comes to be as  ap- cellent secret," .u..  THE   J3U.N,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and GreatBritain).... ....SI 00  One Year (in the United States)  .....'... ......    1.50  Address all communications to  Tiik Gkand Forks Sux,  ] ] (M- 101 R GruN'D Forks, B. C.  OFFICE: . COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  ���������FRIDAY, MAY 30, 1910  ���������', After listening attentively to the speech of  the  leader  of the opposition  hist  Saturday  ni������ht, we have arrived at the conclusion  that  the   salvation   of British   Columbia���������if  this  province should ever be in need of salvation-  does not lay in tbe direction of W. J. Bowser  as prime minister.   Mr. Bowser's speech, from  start to finish, was a tirade  against the- government  o,f the  day.    It, was  not an honest  criticism   'Even staunch Liberals  admit  that  the ii'overnmojit has made some blunders; but  it has also put some good laws oir the  statute  books.    But Mr. Bowser accused   it of committing almost every crime that has   been- invented   up   the   present' day, and   denied  it  credit  for   doing a  single   praiseworthy act.  Therein lay the weakness of his  arraignment,  and this- fact  unoubtedly  accounted for  the  lack of enthusiasm at the meeting.  money goe.s for overhead charges,  Mr.   Bowser, as leader of the opposition, should see that  the.amount is. kept within reasonable bounds.  His" assertion that any old-timer is as capable  to locate a highway as  an   experienced   engineer is scarcely tenable.   Without  detracting  from   the intelligence  of the  old-timer, it is  generally admitted that special training is ie^  Quired to produce efficiency in  any undertaking.    Not all of the old-timers who happened  to receive appointments as road foremen   under the  late  government were trained road  builders, and everyone knows that much public money was wasted by  roads  being  built  where they should not have been built.  r-  e Spectacles; of Yesterday  fulfilled thoir mission when vision was improved. Tod-ty  they are required to improve vision and also to con������erve  riprvous energy, the waste of which shows itself in headache, inflamed eyes and lids, or in any other kind of nervous reflex, formerly attributed to other causes. It is  highly important that von bave.ynur eyps prop.erly fitted.  Call and pee usand we will give expert advice.  :=^  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. G.  To the returned soldier Mr. Bowser did not  promise anything better, in the event of the  success of the Conservative party at the next  election, than he is receiving from the Oliver  government,. ' -Not only were his promises in  this respect quite meagre, b'ut there was an  implied threat in -his remarks that if;the returned soldier did not remain good he would  not receive anything at all.'  -J  Mr. Bowser deplored the increase in the  civil servant salary list. So do everyone else.  But Mr, Bowser must remember that all salaries  and the cost of living have doubled since 1914.  Id would be as unreasonable to expect the  government to carry on the public business  today at the same cost as obtained before- the  ���������war as it would be to ask a laborer to work  now for a dollar and a halt a dav.  In minimizing the importance of the public  utilities act the speaker did not, in our opinion, add any laurels to his reputation as a  statesman. Of course, Mr. -Bowser's fiat on  this question may be worth more than ours;  but men equally as shrewd as Mr. Bowser  have expressed the belief that the British  Columbia public utilities act is the most advanced legislation that has ever been enacted  in the Dominion. The question as to soundness of Mr. Bowser's judgment is, therefore,  at least a debatable one. The public will have  to be the judge.  The speaker's charge that all the loose  money around the parliament buildings is being handed out to the newspapers should not  worry Mr.'Bowser very much.    As far as the   -. -.  . ' - &��������� -     y ���������'            - -  interior is concerned, if any money from Victoria reaches t he newspapers it .-all..goes to the  papers, that defeated bim in the late election  by supporting him. They will accomplish the  same result with trie government-of the day  if they continue to stick to'it. . When a newspaper gets so enamored'of: the flesh pots that  it is willing to swear, for a little personal gain,  that black is white, and that vice is a virtue,  its support of cause or a party is more of a  hindrance than an asset, and Mr. Bowser has  been long enough in public life to have learn  ad this fact.  The referendum measure was characterized  as a clap=-trap piece of legislation, fit only to  be discussed at Socialists' meetings. The  speaker's principal objection to the bill appear to be the cost of its operation. It would  cost the people of the province, he said, at  least $100,000 to take a referendum vote on a  public question. There are two sides to this  matter of cost. Should a referendum be taken  between two regular elections, the cost to the  taxpayers would undoubtedly be great. But  the occasion may never arise when this emer-  eoncy will have to be resorted to; and, on thc  other hand, to take a referendum vote at a  general election will not involve one cent of  expense to the people. The law may come  iu hand vat regular elections, aud if it is not  taken advantage of between elections, no one  will be financially hurt. It is not a burden to  the people on the statute books.  The best antidote against bolshevism is to  be found in the popularizing of the "get a-  stake-in-Canada" movement. Every rMit  thinking person wants a stake in the  country, especially in a country such as Canada, because its national resouroes and the  general nature of its life make it potentially  one of the richest of nations and one of the  most desirable to live in. Nothing could be  easier than to get a stake in Canada. All that  one has.to do is to put $4 and a few cents  into a war savings stamp, which pays 4������ per  cent compounded half-yearly, and one has a  stake in Canada in the form of a government  bond, just as secere as a Victory, or any other  kind of bond, issued by the Canadian government. -  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy* a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by*  oMiller (^Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  it? aclvertis-inp; columns.  ..Job Printing at The Sun oflicp at  practically the same prices as before  the bi<; war started.  FRUIT QUOTATIONS ARE   HIGHER  Mr. Bowser's criticism that too much of the  grants for road work' now go to overhead  charges may or may not be well founded. The  present method of employing competent engineers to locate our highways is, we believe, a  step in advance of the old way of leaving this  important work to the judgment of every man  had who sufficient political influence to obtain  an appointment as roar] foreman,  if too inucli'Cm'.u  Early indications are that fruit prices for 1919 will be  considerably higher than in 1918, says the Penticton  Herald, whiuh strengthens this statement by publishing a  copy of a circular issued by the Penticton Cooperative  Growers, the local union house. This circular shows advanced quotations for the express direct consumer trade.  Here is how the quotations compare as beUXeen 1918  and 1919:  Variety. 1918.  Gooseberries, 2-1 pints S2.50  Hed currants, 21  pints   2 50  blackcurrants, 21   pints   ,'3 00  Preserving cherries, 18 lbs    2 lo  Dessert cherries,  IU Ibr      1 :>{)  Dessert cherries, 20 lbs    2 GO  Apricots, No.  1, 20 lbs    1 f)0  Apricots, No. 2, 20 lbs    l.K)  Tomatoes, 20 lbs       95  Peaches, Class A, 2U lbs       1.25  Peaches, Class P., 20 lbs    125  Peaches, Class C, 2,0 lbs    1 25  Peaches, Class A, 13 or C, No. 2. 20 lbs...   1 00  Dessert Plums, 20 lbs    1.50  Preserving Plums, 20 lbs    1.25  Prunes, 20 lbs    1.00  Crab apples, .'38 lbs    1 (JO  Graf.es,   lolbs  1,40  Pears, fall, 40 lbs .'.'.."..'.'.'"!"  2^25  Pears, winter, '10 lbs    2,25  Apples, summer. 40 lbs    1.50  Apples, fall, 40 lbs    \ j,Q  Apples, winter, 45 lbs       ],,")()   .'.'   1.00  tubers, ki-ge, 20  lb  1919!  $3.00 I  2.75 I  3 50  225*  1. 5U ;  2. 75 I  2 00 j  1 50 j  1.00 j  1.501  1.50  1 50  1 25  1.75  1.50  1.50  2.00  1.75  2.50  2.50;  2.25 j  2.25!  2. 25 j  1,00  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 yoare: with improvements of  $10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated,.'anil residence of at  least .2 yeara.  Pre-emptor- folding Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption, if he requires land In conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as liomesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and  improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 6-10 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 npply for  title under this Act is extended from  one yenr from tho death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of the present war. This  privilege is  also  made retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision is made for the grant *o  persons holding uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of tho land, if divisible,  as the payments already made will  cover in proportion to tho sale price of  the whole parcel. Two or more persons  holding such Agreements may group  their interests and apply for a proportionate allotment jointly. Tf 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 the 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 the 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:  thc 1st day of May, 1010. Any applica-i  Hon made after this date will not bej  considered. These allotments apply toj  town lots and lands of the Crown soldi  at public auction. I  For information apply to any Provincial  Governmont Agent or to  G. R. NADEN,  Deputy Minister of Lands,  Victoria, Ii. C.  is  HE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business lias been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads ~  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  ew Type  |Latest Style ' Jj  Faces  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  moi  niwianwnmnRMRmn  n n.iA������uu'i������g'nrl������'m.'i,������mgTE 1/  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  emember-the Others  There's an obligation that goes with party-  line' telephone service���������an obligation  shared by all persons on the line, an obligation which each owes to the others.  In ordinarily iong conversations frequently  cause annoyance and even grave distress.  Some other person on the line may be  trying to call a doctor er make some similarly.urgent call. Perhaps, too, there's a  most important message, incoming, for v  some one on the line���������perhaps even for  the pe'rson who is "holding things up."  Think it over! The obligation is one that  will appeal toall who give consideration  'to/it;.';   ..- ''.'.": :������������������ ������������������"���������:  TIME SCHEDHE  Daily Serviee BetweedNel-  , son and Vancouver via  the    Coquahalla    Pass  Route  Doukhobors' which is significant:  "That this ministerial association  appeals to his majesty's government  to protect the Doukhobors in British  Columbia against any attempt to  wrest their lands and properties  ftom them in violation of the rights  and liberties sacred to them by  covenant and agreement with the  Canadian government."  Sergt. Alex Davinson and Pte.  Duncan Murray have returned to  Greenwood from overseas.  The new time schedule on-the  Canadian Pacific railway will take  effect on Sunday. June 1. A daily  service ia being provided in the  Boundary section, a through train  between Vancouver and Nelson  thr nigh Coqu iballa pas.s.  The   train   leaves  Grand    Forks  westbound  at 2 a.m., eastbouud at  6 03   p.m.    Local  service is   being  provided in tbe   Boundary,   leaving  Grand Forks, except  Sunday,   8.30  a.m,   due  Eholt  10   o'clock, leave  Efioltl0 40,    due   Phoenix    11.45  Uu Tuesday, Thursday   ar.d  Satur  day   leave   Phoenix    12 05     noon,  arrive Eholt 12 45, leave Eholt 1.10,  Greenwood    140,-   arrive     Midway  2 40.    leave   Midway  3 40,    arrive  Greenwood 4 30, Eholt 5 40, Grand  Forks .7 p. ru. ���������  It has now been arranged that  ���������Sunday service between Nelson and  Vancouver westbound, out of Midway eastbound aud connecting local  train Rossland to Castlegar and return will not be operated on Sunday, June 1. First Sunday train  for service above mentioned will be  Sunday, June 8.  The force has been reduced at the  Emma mine. More diamond drilling is  to done at this property.  The Greenwood public school was  reopenpd on Monday after *a two  weeks' close down owing to the prevalence of influenza.  If the local member of the provincial house and tbe leader of- the  opposition should happen to visit  Grand Forks at the 'same time a  local newspaper man would be puzzled whom to entertain.  The announcement has been made  that thp Oranhy r.nmpanv has posted a notice of an increase of wapes to  its 1200 pmplnypps at vny������x nf 50  cents a day to miners and underground mpnand 25 cents a day to  all others.. This is in addition ton  bonus of 50 cents n day and a 25  cent raise for every two cent raise in  the price of copper.  C. E. F. in   Siberia,   returned    with  them.  George Wilson and Grant Chase  killed some exceptionally fine bears at  the head of Christina lake last week.  One was an enormous silver tip eight  feet long. Two others-were of a yellow color, and Done have ever been  seen like them around here. (This is  not a bear styry.)  The opening dance  of   the   season  . was held in the Christina Lake pavilion on Friday'night.     There    was  a  large crowd, consisting of people from  Grand Forks, Cascade, Laurier,  Danville, Orient.Phoenix and Greenwood.  Mrs. B. Neil has gone to Revelstoke  to prepare a house for her. husband,  whom she expects shortly jrom Eng  land. Pte. Neil enlisted with the 72nd  Highlanders in the early part of the  war.  Pte. Hugh Gordon has reached  Grand Forks. He enlisted very early  in the war and saw a great deal, of  service in France. He was wonnded  and at one time reported killed.  George   C. Brown   and    his   sister  have moved into their cottage at Chris  tina lake, and it is remindful of   pre  war   days   to   see   Mr. Brown goiug  around in his big Albion truck.   -  Mrs. P. G. Loeseh has gone to Revelstoke to meet her brother,   Pte. Vic  tor Robinson, who is returning   from  overseas.      Mrs.   Loeseh     lost    two  brothers at the front.  A party of returned soldiers has  done considerable work on the surveying of the Cascade-Rossland link of  the transpro'vincial highway.  Pte. John Jones returned on Mon~  day via Vancouver from England. He  was with the army of occupation in  Germany. ..  Pte. John Reese, of the A. E. F , inhere on a visit to relatives His  mother, two brothers and a sistsr live  here. ;  Mr. and Mrs. G. K. Stocker and  Mr. and Mrs. Fowler are here on a  short visit.from Spokane.  A large number of people from here  attended the celebration at Grand  Forks on Empire day.  W. M. McKay attended VV. J.  Bowser's meeting in Grand Forks on  Saturday evening.  Pte. Bob Graham, of Christina  Lake, reached home several days  ago.  Deer are very plentiful in this vicinity this spring.  ews of the City  Lnrry Walton and Jack Wolver  ton left for Nelson yesterday by  motor car conveyance.  Sergt. A. N. Mowat has   been   a p.  pointed   postmaster  of Greenwood.  Work on the high power line  near Midway ceased yesterday  morniug, when the men went out  on strike. The men are  an eight-hour day.  asking  for  "Do you find public office an easy  berth?''  "[ shouldn'et exactly call it a  berth," said Senator Sorghum,  thoughtfully. "It's more like a hammock: hard to get into comfortably  and still harder to get out of gracefully."  SAYS LEMON JUICE  WILL REMOVE FRECKLES  NEWS FROM GASGADE  Girls!   Make this cheap beauty lotion  to clear and whiten your skin.  The Victoria Colonist says: The  Ministerial association adopted a  resolution   in   connection  with   the  Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Carlisle arrived from Vancouver on Friday. Mr.  Carlisle was quartermaster sergeant  with the C. E. F. and served at the  front far some time. He wont overseas in tho early putt of the war.  Sapper R. E. Wolvorton, who is a  son of Mrs. Curlisla arid was with the  Squeeze the Juice of two lemons into  a bottle containing threo ounces of  orchard white, shako well, and you have  a quarter pint of thc best freckle and  tan lotion, and complexion beautiiier, at  very, very small cost.  Your grocer has thc lemons and any  drug store or toilet counter will supply  three ounces of orchard white for a few  cents. Massage this sweetly, fragrant  lotion into the face, neck, arms and  hands each day and sac how freckles and  blemishes disappear and how clear, soft  and white the skin becomes. Yes! It  is harmless.  Grand Forfes Transfer Company  DAVIS S HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood For Sale  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  Phone 64  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRANU  FORKS  Janitor Wanted  Applications will be received by the  undersigned up til! June the 9th for  the position of Janitor of City Ollice  and Firemen's Rooms. Salary $20 per  month, Duties to commence on appointment.  JOHN A. HUTTON,  City Clerk.  9  ADVERTISING  That Brings.  tlie Steady  Trade to  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  news of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  ���������weeks more than others���������-  but every week there > is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't there  something to advertise?   .  Your customers are shopping every week. Aren't  you losing many of them  the weeks you do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with- a store���������it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space regularly, and  be sure it is in TIIE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this vallev.  ^$  ^  A3  i\r  *&%& z  eaders    Want   to   Hear  From   You   Every   Week -J,,  MliMiMi'rfi.V^,-A ���������������<"(. 1'   "iu  ������l*wX 1j ���������itJti^l .7-<  THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  T^ OR every War Savings Stamp which you can  purchase today for a fraction over $4.00 the  Dominion of Canada is pledged to pay you $5.00  in 1924. If you cannot make an outlay of $4.00 at  one time, accumulate sixteen 25-cent Thrift Stamps  and exchange them for a $4.00 War Savings Stamp.  hppn ppriou?ly    ill   in   the    Grand  Forks, hospital, is improving.  Mis. Thos  Steele left on Tuesday  for V  (Hicouvpr.  Harry Gondev. the Grepnwood  dru������n'isi, was a visitor in the city on  Sundnv.  Should circumstances compel you to realize on  your investment, your money with accumulated  interest is always available.  NAXIOXAIi  WAR  SAVINGS   COMMITTEE.  (British Columbia Division)       *  Vancouver, B. C.  Mi?? Ida Gaw, who has open dan-  gerouji'y UI with pneumonia, is im  proving.  The  ppring   assizes  in  this   city  have been yoslponed to June G.  A session of thp county court will  be'held in this city on June 5  Mrs. H. Grppne will leave npxt  wppk for Nelson, where she intends  to reside in future.  A  Complete  Stock, of  Jewelry an.d Silverware  Everything that can please and charm your friend.  Before going elsewhere, give us a call and .inspect  our stock.  9 >^^jpj5_h_   ������a^a^   <<������^^>������9  "Quality. Jewellers"  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty  Mrs.f John McKie returnpd   home  on Wednesday from a visit   to Van  couver.  All frpp minus' lii'pnsps expire on  the 31st of this month.  For    Sale���������Sharpie's    Tuhlar   A  Separator.  Apply C V. Meggitt.  city last Monday morning in their  .private train, enroute west. They  i made   a   brief  stop here, and a few  ciuzens assembled at the station   to  Mrs. Frank Conyers has returned  from a two wpeks' visit to Spokane.  ewsdf-'the City  Sergt Percy Taylor returned  home on Wednesday, after spending three or four months in the  military hospital in Vancouver. LIh  his obui'ied hi.-i release from the  military service. Mr Taylor is in  excellent health, but Ids tinny  fiiends will regret to learn that hu  will never ag.iin b������ nbe to regain  lue lull use of his arm, through  \s hich he was severely vvoundtd.  greet them.  Flight-Lieut. Murray Hales,..who  served with the American army  overseas,', returned to the city on  Saturday aud is visiting his parents  here.  With the   Phoenix   visitors    who  took in the Saturday celebration were  Mr. and Mrs.. K. McDoug II,Mr   and  i\'l rs. Fred Piper, M rs.   HhIih t   For  shaw ai.d Mrs. E. Siaiia'vty.    S mie  of   them   enjoyed  the firemen's ball  in the evening, and otners   returned  to Phoenix over the C P^lt  An inquest was held in Phoenix  this week touch ing''the death ot* Jasper Marchenik. Dr. Wood, of Greenwood, found that the man had been  using wood alcohol for medical pur  poses, the same causing  his death.  President Beatty and   Vice Presi  dent Coleman, of the Canadian  Pacific railway,    passed  through   the  Mr. and Mm. Harry Mann arrived  in the city 'on Saturday from Anyox.  They are visiting at the home of  Mrs.    Manu's   mother,   Mrs. Robert  R Spraggettand ten other men  from the Rock Cindy mine celebrated' Victoria day at.tha firemen's  sports in this city.-  Dan   Fleming,  Great Northern  engineer, has been transferred to  Hillyard, and he left for that place  on Saturday.  Louis Klenoski is in tbe Grand  Forks hospital, totally blind through  using wood alcohol. He may not regain his sight.  Miss Munro, one of   the  teachers  in the Greenwood   schoil, who   has  Tricking a Witness  Tho best piece of cross-examination  ever heard in the law courts was done  by the late Mr. Montague Williams  many years ago.  He was defending a man of good  position against whom a very serious  charge had been made. The only  real question was identity, and this  turned on the evidence of a young  woman who swore positively that she  had seen the prisoner, at the particular  spot on the nighq of the fireworks.  Everybody was expecting a long  cross-examination of the witness  when MintHgue Williams rose to his  feet.  But he only asked one question,  which was, "I suppose it was a bright  moonlight night, and so you did not  seethe fireworks well1?"  Back came the answer: "Nothing  of the sort, sir; it was as dark as  pitch."  Montague Williams sat down. Of  course, if it had been as dark as the  girl described she could not have been  able to distinguish the accused. So  the man was acquitted.  There is no deubt that more cases  are lost to opponents by long oross-  examination-thuD are won from the  ather side.  "His cTHaster's  Voice"  VICTOR VICTROLAS  and VICTOR RECORDS  No correct reproduction is possible  without    a    perpect   point.      Use  Tungs-Tone   Styli    Needles.    200  playings without change.    Package  10 cents  e SINGER STORE  H. WEBER, Manager  Grand Forks, B. C.  "I can't see that giving the freedom of a city to a feller does him any  good."  "Didn't in the old days Might  amount to something in the case of a  with a speedy automobile."  LIFT CORNS OR  CALLUSES OFF  "What is your   name1?"  asked   the  mistress of har new Chinese cook.  "My name is Wans Hang Ko,"  was ths reply.  "Oh, well, as I shall not be able to  remember that,!, shall call you John,"  remarked the lady. ������������������ ���������  ���������  ''Velly good, ma'rm," acquiesced  the Chinaman. "And what is your  name, ma'am?"  "My name is Mrs, Swankton de  Vera." ���������-;���������������������������:'������������������.-'        ---'���������,-'-������������������ --    v V  "Me no lemembel that," quoth the  Chi nam a'ii.  "Me call you Sally."  BOOT   REPAIRING  TA.KK  your   repairs to   Annson, sboe   re  nailer.    The   Hub.    Look, for  the   Bie  Boot. .    fe  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty-  War    Savings  Stamps   Promote  Thrift.  DEPARTMENT OFXANDS  Doesn't hurt!    Lift any corn or  callus off with fingers  vi  ������.  CLEVELAND  RED BIRD  Cycling is easy when you ride a Cleveland or a Red Bird  Jiicycle, the wheels that run smoothly year after $C.f ELfl  year.    Price..      ^OliDU  Let me explain to you my easy sale plan on terms.  First class repair work done in   Blaoksmithing,   Bnizing,   Aluminum  (Soldering, Oxy-Acctylenc  Welding,   Woodwork, Etc.  MOOYBOER 8H^&BFfa?s:$  OjX'ii S������lui<l:iy Kv<Miiit&.s Till .10 o'Clock  i!  '^ZaiEaB^SffiEiZCT  Don't sulTer! A tiny bottle of  r reezone costs but a few cents at any  drug store. Apply a few drojis on thc  corns, calluses and "hard skin" on bottom of feet, then lift them off.  When J'reezone removes corns from thc  toe.? or ^."Husoa from tho bottom of feet,  the whir ��������� ���������ueath is left pink and healthy  iu id   never   sore,   tender   or   irritated.  NOTICE  APPLICATIONS FOR GRAZING   LANDS  UNDER GRAZING ACT, 1!)19  APPLICATIONS for permits to grnze livestock on the Crown range within each  GrnzIiiR District of the Province of British  Columbia, as established by Ordcr-in-Council,  dated the 10th of April, 1919, and published in  the British Columbia Gazette on April 17th,  1919, must be filed with the Distribt Foresters  at Cranbrook, Fort Georpe. Knmloops,Nelson,  Prince Rupert, Vancouver and Vernon, or  with the Commissioner of Grazinp, Department of Lands.Parliament Buildings,Victoria,  H. C, on or before Julv 1st, 1919.  Blank forms upon which to submit applications may be obtained from the District Foresters at the above-named places or from tiie  Department of Lands. Victoria. B.C.  1 G. R.NAD'EN,  Deputy Minister of Lands.  Department of Lauds,  Victoria, H. C,  14th April, 1919.  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Publishod Annually)  Enables traders   throughout  the   world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  n each class of (joods. Kesldns being a c<im-  lcte commercial urttide to London and Its  uburbs, tho directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with tho Goods thoy ship, and the Colonial  und Foreign Markets thoy supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  HiTtiiipcd under tho Ports to which they sail,  and Indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of loading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of tho current edition will be for-  wa'rded, freight puid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can ndvertiso  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.  THE LONDON "DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Ahohureh Lime, London, E. C.  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel; Fiust Street  P. C. PETERSEN  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  First Street  AT YODR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs  and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model Livery Bam  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture. Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all .Kinds.  Upholstering IS'eatly   Done  R. G. MoGUTCKEON  WINNIPEG AVESDB

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