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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist May 23, 1919

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 \ ,\ vVjX������-L������-U-/-r/-' /  /  \.\T~  Kettle VaHey Orchard 1st  18TH YEAR���������No   30  GRAND FORKS   B.C.,-FRIDAY,. MAY 23, 1919  tf���������  Tell me what you Know is true:  I can guess as well as you."  $1.00 PER YEAE  BILL IN HOUSE  WiUBe Compulsory toSell  If Desired Land Is Re-  tar din^ Agricultural Development  Introduction by Hon. Arthur  Meighen,-minister of the interior, of  the soldier settlement bill, was one of  the features of last week's proceedings of the house of commons at  Ottawa.  Tne main features of the land  settlement bill were made effective  before parliament opened by order-  ��������� in-council at the request of the war  veterans. The bill introduced conforms to provision's of this order-iu-  council and adds some new features,  including machinery by which the  government will acquire land 'now  held privately or by corporations or  -by the government. It extends the  scope of the legislation passed in 1917  by which .Dominion lands within  thirteen miles of a railway were  made available for soldie r settle  ment, and it now provides f r the  purchase of , privately owned lands  in any province for re sale to eligi  hie soldier settlers. It also .enables  the soldier settlement board tocom-  pulsorily purchase lands which _are  held to be retarding agricultural development.  Those eligible ta take part in   the  benefits  of   the act are members of  the Canadian, impfrial   or   colonial  forces who served with an honorable  record in an actual theater of war.or  outside the country of enlistment, or  members of the C. E. F. in   Canada  only, who are in receipt of pensions  for injury occasioned   for  such  service.  The privileges are also extend  ed   to   widows of  such persons, for  the  .purchase   of   privately  owned  lands, in any province.    The soldier  settlement   board may   loan   up   to  $4500, repayable in 25   annual   instalments, with interest at  the  rate  of   5   per  cent amortized.    For the  be deemed to be; established when  the soldier settlement board has ga-  zeeted such estimate.  Within thirty days thereafter,each  owner of a block of land within such  settlement area shall file with the  board a return naming,the price at  which he is willing to sell and such  other information as may be required. Provision is made in case of  resistance for forcible possession.  The board may also arrange with  the government of any province for  acquiring or utilizing any crown or  other provincial lands in such province and settlement upon such lands  will be, as nearly,as possible, upon  the same terms and conditions as  those which are provided for with  respect to settlers to whom the board  shall sell lands acquired by it. The  bo/ard may acquire from the crown  Indian lands, which under the In  dian act may be validly released or  surrendered.  The solder grant will not be made  to any settler who has secured land  from the board by purchase, or 'has  secured an advance of money for  clearing of incumbrances or the improvement of any land; or is the  owner in whole or in part of agricultural laud of the value of $5000.  Conversely, the board may not sell  lands to settler who has- obtained a  soldier grant, or has secured ad-  vances of money for the clearing of  encumbrances on land owned by a  soldier or is the owner of agricul  tural lands which are considered an  average farm. -    Three Douks Are Committed for Trial for Leaving  Remains Exposed to  Public Gaze  LABOR SHORTAGE  REDUCES OUTPUT  to ������4.75 a day following an increase  purchase of  livestock,   implements,  in the price of  copper.    The rate of  A   report   from   Vancouver says  that the production of   the   Granby  Consolidated   Mining,   Smelting '&  Power   company's   propuction   for  April at the Anyox plant alone was  nearly l,000,0'.i0 pounds.   Although'  less  than   half   the   average,    this  quantity is   considered   satisfactory  when tbe handicaps suffered are considered. The chief of these is  a lack  of macbiue drillers in the  mines  of  Hidden Creek, the largest source  of  Grauby production.   A shortage  of  miners  has   been   experienced   in  other camps along  the  coast.    The  prevailing wages have been increased  Strange and'gruesome proceedings  appear to have taken place in. the  Doukhobor settlement up the North  Fork last week. Over this, tribe of  fanatics Peter Veregimand the Car  son colony have seemingly lost con  trol.      '  Their latest;freak belief is, to not  bury their dead, but to strip them  of all clothing and throw them on  the ground to rot, thus enriching the  soil whence they sprang. This dogma  ���������they carried out in practice last  week when Alex Lilosoft' shuffled of  this mortal coil. But instead of  throwing the body on the ground,in  their true orthodox way, they put  it in a rude uncovered box and placed  thebox in a crevice of a huge boulder  near Ii. Forrester's milk ranch. Had  the box stayed where it was placed  all might have gone well, and ages  might have rolled by without anyone being the .wiser. - But the wind  must have dislodged the box, thus  exposing ihe remains uf the late la  men ted to man and beast on the  king's highway.  ' It was quite a common thing in  my young days^ writes a survivor to  the London Chronicle, to go to the  village blacksmith for extractions.  His principal qualification -for the  job was a strong pair of pincers. His  "painless" system was probably not  unique. After gripping the offending tooth with the pincers he would  screw the long handles in a vice _o  that the patient could not move..  Then, putting a bar of iron in the  .fire until it was blazing hot, he  would dab it at the victim's nose.  He would, of course, violently draw  back, leaving the tooth behind. It  was all done very, quickly and  chverly.  EETING I  ClTT COUNCIL  Notice Is Given of  a Curfew Bylaw���������Salaries Are  . Raised���������May  Celebrate  Si������__in|S of Peace  BEES-CONTROL  OF SWARMING  [experimental, farms note ]  The measures that are needed to  control swarming depend upon tbe  intensity and duration of the dominance of the swarming impulse,  which in turn depends chiefly on  latitude and date, size, and duration  of the honey flow or flows in spring  and early summer.  In many places in southern On-  tarto there is usually one well  marked and rather short honey flow  during this period, and it is generally comparatively easy io prevent  swarming by 6imply expanding the  brood chamber, in advance of requirements, and giving good veotila  tion. A good practice is to let the  brood nest extend into the super,  and then, early in tbe "honey flow,  Both were   natur-1t0 confine the' queen   again   to   the  and so forth, the board may loan up  to $_000, repayable ..in four equal  annual instalments, beginning the  third year, with interest at the rate  of 5 per cent, but no iuterest will be  charged for tbe first two years. A  further sum of 81000 may be loaned  for permanent improvements, repayable in 25 pears at 5 per cent.  The bill also provides for agricultural training for those eligible soldiers who are uot ready to go immediately on tbe land,and for the payment of allowances for subsistence  for the" settler and his dependents  during the time of training. This  training may be at a training center,  specially equipped, or with specially  selected farmers. Instructors and  inspectors of the board vfill visit and  assist settlers who participate in the  benefits of tbe act.  With regard to compulsory   pur-  pay is advanced 25 cents for each  2 cents of advance in British Columbia, according to the Vancouver report.  FERNIE MINERS VOTE  FOR STRIKE  The miners of Fernie ballotted on  a general strike vote on Saturday to  ascertain the feeling of the miners  regarding the order issned by Direc"  tor of Coal Operotions \V. H. Ann-  strong, carrying a reduction iu wages  proportionate to the reduction in  hours of the men who formerly worked  ten aud eleven hours per day and now  put in only eight hours,  The result in Fernie was 3G5 for* a  strike and 167 against.  ally frightened, and Provincial Constable Stanfield was notified.  Mr. Staofidld went out to the settlement   and brought back with him  Bill Cherenko,   Paul   Sinbushi and  W'm. Llosoff, and placed them in the  provincial jail. These are the parties  who were given   a jail sentence last  year for burning a harness and raising Cain generally because they did  not believe in working the animals.  At   the   preliminary   hearing   be  fore Stipendiary  Magistrate  McCal.  lum   on    Friday   the   accusea\ were  committed for trial,    iu defense  ol  (.neir action they pleaueu  that   tney  bten in the habit ot "Ourying'' their  dead in this manner iu   Saskatchewan, and the authorities, they said,  had   never   interfered with   them.  They promised to bury their dead in  future,    aud   did   not    think   tney  should be punished for this offence.  The maximum penalty lor the crime j  of whi������h they are accused is said toj  be live years' imprisonment  iu   the'  penitentiary. j  Saturday Judge Brown made:  preparations to dispose of the case  at bpeedy trial in the country court.  But the prisoners had previously  received one sentence from the  judge, and so they elected a jury  trial at the assizes in June,  brood chamber by means ot a queen  excluder.  In the rest of Canada, and especially in places where there^is u pro  longed honey flow, or two honey  flows, the prevention of swarming is  less easy. The plan of finding,and  destroying tbe queen cells every  week throughout the swarming season is laborious aud uot always effective. A belter plan is to remove  tbe queeu at tbe "beginning of the  surplus honey flow and dtstroy all  queen-cells, except one, eight or  nine days later. In this way a new  queen is raised and she starts iaying  iu time U produce a large number of  young bees for the winter.  In a small apiary that can be  watched all day from the house, it  is often satisfactory to limit swarming to the prime swarm, aud to prevent the swarm from flying away by  the following simple method:  The queen's wings are clipped before the swanning season. When  the swarm is in the air, the hive is  moved away and a new hive, in  which the queen is put, is placed on  the old stand to receive the returning swarm. This operation weakens  the old colony to such an extent  that it rarely swarms again, but to  make sure, it is advisable to cut out  week  An adjourned session of the city  council was held on Wednesday evening.  Two letters, with newspaper clipping enclosures, dealing with the  Doukhobor agitation, were read from.  Ho'n. Martin Burrell. The clerk .was  instructed to acknowledge the receipt  of the letters and to ask Mr. Burrell  if the original agreement with the  Doukhobors gave them immunity  from military service and permitted  thern to settle in communities.  Aid. Hull brought up the subject  of die advisability of the city,, celebrating the signing of the treaty of  peaco. The matter is under consideration by the city council.  Many letters were read from bondholders in reference to city debentures.   Referred to finance committee.  The chairman of the finance committee reeumiiieuded.tbat thejiitcrest  on the tuxes of bergt. A. Potentier  he rebated; that the salary of the city  clerk be increased $25 per month, beginning with May 1, making his  salary hereafter 8175 per month, and  that the salaries of the city electrician and the chief of police be raised  $2 50 each per month and that they  pay water and light rases hereafter.  The recommendations were approved  by resolutions.  At the request of the police commissioners, notice of a curfew bylaw  was given. It will probably alteet  children under 18 years of age after  10 o'clock in the evening.  The Canning company aid bylaw  was reconsidered and   finally   passed.  GLASPELS'S HOUSE  DESRROYED BY FIRE  School Memorial Fund  A further sum of 50 cents has  chase of land, the bill provides that a j been collected from the pupils of  settlement area shall be   established  Miss   Halls   room, making  a  total  contribution of $57.55 from the pu-  only in districts wherein by reasou  of lauds remaining undeveloped  agricultural production is being re*  tarded. The board will be the sole  judge of this. A settlement area shall  Provincial    Constable    Stanfield ! ������*������'queen-cell.,  except  one, a  took   the   prisoners  to   the Nelson ' l*[er> ttt tbe same lime>   lhe  su'uraJ  ��������� .,       .,,      i .  .      i   , ..    .��������� ,    is reinforced by the field   bees  from  jail on Monday.    A band ot the iol-, J  ( .. , i   f    ; the old hive, and it  gathers   almost  lowers   ot  the  accused  started  tor ' b  The ranch residence of Principal  M. A. GlaspelJ, of the public school,  situated west of the city limits, was  burned to the ground about 8 o'clock-  last night. The house was too far out  of town for the fire department to  render any assistance, but members  of tho brigade went out in autos and  helped to save the household effects,  in which work they were ably assisted  by Mr. Glaspell's neighbors. The loss  is ostimuted at about $1000.  as much honey as a colony that does  not swarm.  pils of the public school. From tbe  high school pupils the sum of 320.50  was received. Total contribution  from both schools, ������7S 05.  Nelson the same day on foot. What  they intend to do when they reach  that city has uot yet transpired.  The Dentists of the Past  It is astonishing to find, as we do  from much correspondence uii the mining man, returned on Saturday  subject, that there is anybody alive from Franklin camp, where ho in-  at the pr.sent day who has had his upected the Union mine. It is un-  teeth pulled out by the village deistood that he is acting for Mon-  blaeksmitb.  Yet there are such. tana people.  UNION MINE ATTRACTS  MINING MEN  J. Clark   Johnstone,   the   Nelson  THRIFT AND WAR  STAMP SALES FOR  MONTH OF APRIL  War. Thrift.  Grand Forks.SI52.21 $31.25 ;  Greenwood...    SO.G0   10.50  Total  il_3.-U)  91.1U  Midway     (50-15     2.75     03 20  Phoenix.     5G.-I2   16.00     7I.-12  West U. F....    20.15    11.25      81.-10  The above include sales mnd������ by  tbe banks '.as well as by the post  o dices.  War. Thrift. Total  Boundary Falls..6d.O0 $2.00 Slu.U-  Jiridesville     5.75      5.75  No reports are shown from Cascade, Eholt, Paulson or Carmi.  ~HJEaaaEhan__D__t_H_i2^  &SE?  nimmsmnMUM **-'.  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  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  The Gkand Fokks Sun,  lisoKlOlR .    Gkand Forks, B.C.  - OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, MAY 23, 1919  The vulgar display of wealth by people  who have to borrow money to make it, is responsible for a great deal of unrest in society  at the present time. -'  An ingenuous or ingenious citizen" of Pennsylvania has brought a suit for damages that  includes, among other items, the following:  "One hundred and eight dollars and ninety  cants for loss of eggs by reason of defendant's  refusing to permit him to keep chickens."  Apparently the plantiff not only - wishes to  count his chickens before they are hatched,  but wishes to be paid for them as well.  People with but a single idea frequently go  insane over that trifling atom.  The men who are adapting war time inventions to the purposes of peace are at work in  many fields.   The camouflage  department  of  tlie  navy-plans  to  lessen  the danger of collision at sea'by painting ships  in  away that  will make it easier to tell their  true  courses  and that will increase their visibility.    Microphones and geophones, which used  to reveal  the whereabouts of German "guns, will help to  find   imprisoned   miners.    Successful   experiments indicate that before long the radiophone,  which  enabled   men   on   the ground to communicate with men in aeroplanes, will be found  in the front yards of country houses. Even the  poison gases may serve some useful  purpose.  They have already been used in fighting insect  pests, but have proved too dangerous.  Mayor Ole Hanson, of Seattle, is needed  in Winnipeg now.  One hundred years ago the ingenious and  efficient wife of a New York blacksmith made  for her husband the first detachable collar, so  that she should not have to wash his shirt so  often as when shirt and collar were in one  piece. The Rev. Ebenezer Brown, minister  of the church that the blacksmith attended,  liked the idea so well that when he retired  frem the ministry ten years later he established  a small factory to make detachable collars.  Thus began an industry that in a century has  crown to tremendous size.  o  government in meeting! its. heavy after-the-war  responsibilities. . ;  It: would'be a mistake to think that because  war-savings stamp costs only $4 and a few cents  and a thrift stamp costs but 25 cents.that,  therefore, the war savings campaign does not  amount to much. In the United Kingdom  about $1,500,000,000 worth of war savings  certificates have been sold during the last  three years and the movement is being continued as a permanent peace effort. In the  United States over $1,100,000,000 worth of  war savings and thrift stamps have been sold  during the last seventeen months. So as  money raising efforts these campaigns are important. But perhaps the chief benefit is to be  seen in the creating of and entirely new class  of investors in government securities. At the  outbreak of war there were in Great Britain  only 34.5,000 holders of government securities;  now there are over 18,000,000 such. In the  United States the number has been increased  from. 300,000 to possibly between 25,000,000  and 30,000,000. This change has been brought  about through the national war bond and war  savings campaigns. At the outbreak of war  the number of people in this country who had  invested in Dominion government securities  numbered only a few thousand. Now they will  exceed one million. The war savings campaign  is adding thousands to this number because it  practically enabled anyone with $4 to buy a  Dominion government bond.  In Charge  The soldier who believed in camouflaging  unpleosant news in his letters home was scribbling a note to.his mother as he rested on his  way to the guardhouse surrounded by his  guards.  "Dear Mother," he wrote, "I'm quite well  and goiug strong. At present I'm in charge of  a squad of men."  His mother was delighted.  (?-���������  =^i  Tlie Spectacles of 'Tester  fulfilled their mission when vision was improved. Tod ���������)'-  they are required to improve vision and alao to conserve  riprvoup energy, the waste,of which shows itself in headache, inflamed eyes and lid?, or in any other kind of ner- ���������  vous reflex, formerly, attributed' to other causes. It is  highly important that you have your eyes properly fitted.  Call andsee us and we will give expert advice.  A_D. MORRISON  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  ^:_  -J  Of all presen t-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 (^Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically the same prices as before  the hig war started.  At this time when an inexperienced waitress  gets eight dollars a week, together with board  and room, and a cook ten or twelve dollars a  Week���������-pay that in view of what accompanies  it compares favorably with the wages of almost any similar group of workers���������it is interesting to note that the domestic servant has  no organization or union for collective l>ar-  <rainin<>\ The old law of supply and demand  still works.  "Nobody at weddings ever gives the bridegroom away." "Of course not, you couldn't  find anybody that mean."  An Bwful Chance  Sandy McTavish was a highly skilled workman in a new airplane factory. It happened  one day that he was asked if he would care to  accompany the company's aviator on one of  his trial flights in a machine. Sandy, after  some hesitation, agreed to do so.  During thje flight the aviator asked how he  was enjoying the trip.  "To tell the truth," replied the Scot, "I wad  rather be on the ground."  "Tut, tut," replied the flying man. "I'm just  thinking of looping the loop."  "For heaven's sake don't dae that!" yelled  the now very serious McTavish. "I've some  siller in my vest pocket, an' I micht  lose  it."  All persons who buy war savings or thrift  stamps should seta -$50 Dominion government  bond as their objective. This may now be  had for $40 and a few cents, redeemable on  January 1, 1924, at $50. Such an objective  makes saving worth while. For one thing, it  will be a strong incentive to continued saving. Then it is very profitable, the rate being  41 per cent compounded half-yearly, which is  pracf'cally 5 per cent.    Tho purchase of a $50  Caller���������This poem was written by a lawyer.  Has it any value?  Editor ��������� (glancing through it)���������About, as  much value as a legal opinion written by a  poet.  An Appalling Truth  The old lady was looking for something to  grumble about. She entered the butcher's  with the light of battle in her eyes.  "I believe you sell diseased meat here."  "Worse!" replied the butcher blandly.  "What do you mean by worse?" demanded  the astonished patron.  "The meat wo serve is dead!" confided the  butcher in a stage whisper.  Madge���������I thought your engagement to him  was merely for the duration of the war?  Marjorie���������Pshaw!    It will go  on   indefin-  JulV/UW11J.,r.   L , itoly.    We've agreed to extend it for the dur-  jond will also be of material assistance to tho ation of tnc peace conference.  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FOR FINE PRINTING  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 requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  TJnsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites:  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and  industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 640 acres may be leased  by one person or company.  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 tho 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   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 the land, If divisible,  as   the   payments    already     made   will  cover In proportion to the sale price of  tho whole parcel.   Two or more persons  holding such  Agreements    may    group  their interests and apply for a proportionate  allotment jointly.    Tf  it   is  not  cqnsidered advisable to divide tho 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    tho  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  the 1st day of May, 191D.   Any application  made  after  this date  will  not be'  considered.    These allotments apply  to J  town lots and lands of the Crown soldi  at public auction. I  For information apply to .any Provincial  Government Agent or to  G. R. NADEN,  Deputy Minister of Lands,  Victoria, B. C.  Is  Good  Printing  (HE 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 " ������2  Faces  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101 THE   SUN,    GRAND    FORKS,    B. C.  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:  "'���������'.'  ���������'.."��������� Max.  16���������Friday   55  17- Saturday   ...  18���������Sunday......  19���������Monday   20���������Tuesday   ���������21���������Wednesday .  22 ���������Thursday....  ���������May.  58  80  79  82.  ���������88  81  Rainfall  Min.  ��������� 44  39  41  47  33  46  ���������    46  Inches  0 12  at the assizes,to be held at Vernon on  May 27. The preliminary trial was a  long drawn out session, it being necessary to have an interpreter for some  of the Indians who were called as  witnesses.���������Penticton Herald. -  News of the City  Miss Munro, teacher in the Greenwood public school, is a patient in  the Grand Forks hospital.  SOLD WOOD ALCOHOL?  TO INDIANS  Miss Bertha Radee left  for   Bow-  'ikden, Alta , on Wednesday.  Richard L Miles   appeared,, before  Magistrate Geo. F. Guernsey   and J. j  H. Glass, J. P , on Monday and Tuesday  of   this   week on two charges of  murder, and was committed   for  trial;  : H D. Griswold, who has been  the Grand Forks for a couple  weeks, is improving.  ill  of  Miss Ida Gawis confined  to  her  home by an attack of pneumonia.  Pravincial Constable Stanfield re-  Don9!   Bang; Yoiir  Receiver  Banging the receiver on the hook in the  midst of the other person's genial "goodbye" -isj- like slamming the door on a departing guest. Don't think he fails to  hear its  nificance  clatter or misunderstand its sig-  The telephone is a delicate instrument;  otherwise it would not register the human  voice. It merits careful handling; thereon  largely depends its satisfactory working.  And, just as important to the user, the  all-important impressions which he makes  by telephoning���������whether in or out of  business hours���������depend in great measure  on the consideration he shows other people, up to the last faint click that should  end the connection.  CLEVELAND  RED BIRD  and  $57,50  Cycling  is  easy   when   you   ride  a   Cleveland or a Red Bird  Bicycle, the wheels that run smoothly  year after  vear     Price   Let me explain to you my easy sale plan on terms  First class repair work done in   Blacksmithing,   Brazing,   Aluminum  Soldering, Oxy-Acetylene  Welding,   Woodwork, Etc.  MOOYBOER 8__^-___-?i!$.  Open Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'CIock  Now  FRACHE BROS., LIMITED  Grand Forks Transfer Company  ,      DAVIS 8 HANSEN, Proprietors  City Baggage and General Transfer  Goal and Wood For Sale  Office at R. F. Petrie's Store  Phone 64  turned from a business trip, to  son on Wednesday.  ���������Nel-  W H   Stuart, of Midway,   was  visitor in Grand Forks this week.  Principal H. A. Glaspell and family are moving into Mr. Harris' house  in "Little Eholt."  R. Billingsly, of Paulson,  the Grand Forks hospital on  night of pneumonia.  died   in  Sunday  Pte. Robert Campbell, of Greenwood, who enlisted in this city, returned from France last night. He  went overseas when the late war was  in its infancy.  PROGRAM OF SPORTS  TOMORROW  The program committee of the  celebration to be in this city on the  24th of May under the auspices of  the Grand Forks Volunteer Fire Department announces the following  events and prizes:  Athletic sports at 10 o'clock in  the morning on Bridge, street���������  Boys' race, under 8 years,-,50  yards; first prize 75c, second prize  50o.  ;"*_'.'  Girls' race, under 8 years,50 yards;  first 75c, second 50c.  Boys' sack race, 25 yards; first  75c, second 50c.  Boys' race, under 12 years, 50  yards; first 75c, second 50c.  Girls'race, under 12 years, 50  yards; first 75c, second 50c.  Boys' tbree������legged race, 50 yards;  first $1 00; second 50c.  Boys under 15 years, 100 jyards;  first 82.00, second $1.00.  Girls' race, under 16 years, 75  yards;' first $1.00, second 75c.  Boys' long-distance    race,   under  15 years, three times around   block;  first $2.00, second'$l.00.',  .School    boys'  bicycle   race;  first  $2.00, second $1 00.  Boys' relay race, under 15 years,  three times around block; first $3 00,  second 82 00.  Afternoon at Fair Grounds:  Baseball, first prize $75.00, second  prize 835.  Pony race, one fourth mile, 14  hand and under; first So.00, second  $300.  Breefor-all pony race, three  eighths mile; first $10, second $5  Free for all running, five eighths  mile; first $25, second $10.  Men's 100 yard dash; first $7.50,  second $5.  Local pony race, one fourth mile;  first $6, second ������4, third $2 50.  Cowboy race, 300 yards, 2 turns:  first $5, second $2.  Slow horse race, one half mile;  first $2, second $1.  Consolation rece, three eighths  mile; first $10, second $5.  Relay race, 18 under, one half  mile; first $6, second $4.  Long-distonce race, IS under, one  mile; first $5, second $3, third 82.  High jump, 17 under; first $3,  second So.  Broad jump, 17 under; first $2,  second 81.  100 yard dash, 17 under; first 82,  second $1.  The races will start at 1:30 p.m.  sharp. The Republic brass band will  furnish the music for the occasion.  A firemen's ball in the evening will  wind up the celebration.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GHANO  FORKS  WaterSprinklhig Notice  The City Council have prescribed  the following hours for water sprinkling: From 6a.n>. to 0 a.m. and from  6 p.m. to 10 p m., city time.  ' All sprinkling must bo done through  3-16~inch nozzles Anyone violating  these regulations will be liable to  prosecution.  JOHN A. MUTTON,  City Clerk.  IT'S THE STEADY  That Brings  , the Steady  Trade to  You  <i#  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'no not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts with a store-���������it's  the steady advertising that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper space regularly, and  be sure it is in THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this valley.  J#  The GKANDFORKS SUN  eaders    Want   to   Hear  From   You   Eyery   Week ....  THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  THE Dominion of Canada offers  you every safeguard for your  investment in Thrift and War Savings  Stamps.  Your postmaster will register every War Savings  Stamp for you, and if they are lost by theft, fire or  other cause, you can still obtain your money, with  the accumulated interest, at the office where the  stamps were registered.  Sixteen 25-cent Thrift Stamps  will buy a $4.00 War Savings  Stamp  worth   $5.00  in   1924.  NATIOXAT,  TTAK   SAVINGS   COMMITTEE  (British Columbia Division) Vancouver, B.C.  ^?^^^^^S_^___^__s__^__^_-_-S-_-_--S--^--_i-S__s_s__3;  of A. McDougall vs. John Morelli,  an action for balance of $75 due on  a promissory note, judgment was  also reserved. ,,.  Pte. George Wiseman returned to  Giand Forksi: from overseas last  merit. He has been four and, oue-  half years at the front, but escaped  without any serious wounds. His  brother Fred, who was with the  Siberian forces, returned to Vancouver a couple of weeks ago, but he  is still quarantined in'that city.  Mrs. E. F. Laws gave splendid  "Sacred Selections" in the Method  ist church last Sunday evening.  Her line singing was very much enjoyed by the congregation, a large  number of whom expressed a' desire  to hear her splendid voice often, as  snch singing is not often heard outside of the cathedral churches of  England.  If the weather continues favorable  from now until next fall, it is estimated that the Grand Forks, valley  will produce about three hundred  car-loads of fruit this year.  A  Complete- Sto.ck . of  isf''  k3I  erware  y-.an<  Everything that can please and charm your friend.  Before going elsewhere, give ns a call and inspect  our stock. .���������''..    '���������'���������        >.���������"  9   >^5J7J-.I-.     ,V*__     ^TUrvy  4 * Quality Jewellers"  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. G. Telephone Office  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty  Saturday, May 24, Victoria day;  being a statusory holiday, tbe post  office will be open for one hour only,  from 6 till 7 p. in. ���������'  News of the City  The school trini*^ are endeavoring 'o obtain a complete list of all  public >Hid high school., boys who  .li-iwp' taken, pn.rt in the war, urM  would apprf iat- r : nv paients or  re'ativps kno vin'.- of such would  kind'y forward i.i ihe s���������cretary or  a'-'y. <���������>!'������hu tru-t���������s the mime, tn-  _<��������� her with dn'e >md place of enlist-  incnt   Mtid    battalion   io   which"_t-  .u<!h������ti..:_..:...-.;:':.'.':;.   _....::;  funeral M-isr-i.^r JinriPF   J     W-.ir-  ren, "f the   Onnyoliditpd   corniinny;  West Kootenay Power company, arrived in the citv Tuesday evening  from Trail. Wednesday they in  pppcted the miil at Lynch Creek and  the Rock Candy mine, returning.to  Trail in the evening.  It F. IMrie will move into thp  store reCH.ntlv occupied by thp Mann  Drug company nfxt wp^k He will  probably add a Imp of drngp in nd  dition to his [iew.s and'stationery  stuck.  To the cnon'v ronrt, Jud_p Brown  presiding, on ���������Frid'iv, two .minor  c-i������."S were eon^ider^d ��������� In the c������s>-  of \V . G U r i v i 11 e v-j. S Matthp-vs, be  in_ a claim oF -SoO fur d sm-tg^s sustained   in  an   automobile collision,  S G. Bhiylook, irfiring������r of thp  Trail smelter; U'. M. Ar.-hihald,  manager of the company's mines,  and L. A. Cimpbell, manager of the  judgment was reserved.   In the case  ' **��������������� ,_������_vw_a.k.w~    _������������_, ���������    in     fruiBiiiiM ii iitt���������yrr-ini miii ���������iii.iiiii. ������ 11 ii i ��������� i na rnii ii  I  Charles Herrick, who saw considerable active service in France with  the 91st American division, returned  to his home at Carson on Friday  last. The 91st division made a  splendid record in  France.  J E Thompson,M P.P. for Grand  Forks, came down from Phoenix on  Saturday.  Mrs H. Weber and daughters re  turned from Nelson on Tuesday.  Arthur Scott left on Tuesday for a  visit to trPe cuast cities.  'His (plaster's  Voice"  VICTOR VICTROLAS  and VICTOR RECORDS  v No correct reproduction is possible  without    a     perpect   point.      Use  Tungs- Tone   Styli    Needles.    200  playings without change.  10 cents  Package  e  H.WEBER, Manager  Grand Forks, B. C.  past winter they have been living in  Vancouver, where Mr. Newbauer  was employed in the shipyard.  Their danghter Mary will return.in  about two weeks, when .chool  cioses,  J a in ps Watson left on Monday for  Tacoma, Wash.  Mr. and Mrs S F. Newhaupr re  turned t'rem the coast yesterday,  and have again taken up their resi  dence on their  ranch.    During  the  ���������i   <���������*?-  !������������S_M3e-3������___^  ������*_S__^__^;iS~___^_^^  -���������>       "������-*' I -I  ...���������-������������������>*W"tl'vrrs. - "  W'iSA.'.___HfiK''������  The Reverend Bishop of Koote :  nay returner! to Nelson on Monday.  He conducted confirmation services  in both greenwood and Grand Forks  during bis visit to the Boundary.  LIFT OFF CORNS!  Apply few drops then lift  sore,  touchy corns off with  fingers  Doesn't hurt a lit! Drop_ a little  Frcezonc on an aching corn, instantly  that corn stops hurting, then you lift  ifc right out.    Yes, magic!  A tiny 'bottle of Freezone costs but a  few cents at any drug store, but is sufficient to remove every hard corn, soft  corn, or corn between the toes, and the  calluses, without soreness or irritation.  Freezone is the sensational discovery  -I a Cincinnati genius.   It is wonderful.  War  Thrift.  Savings   Stamps    Promote  J>K1'AKTMKNT OF LANDS  NOTICE  AITMCATIONS  FOK   (HtA/IMi   LANDS  UNDFK (illAZINCi ACT, 1!������1!)  A IM'MCATIONS for permits to Braze live-  **��������� stock <>" the Crown raupre within each  Gnizliu.' District of thu IJrovinoe of Hritish  floliiinliin, as established hyOrrtiT-iti-Cminoil,  (luted the 10th of April, 1919, and published in  the Hritish Columbia (.iiiznttc on April 17th,  1919, must he filed with thu Olstrlbt foresters  at Crunhrook. !'"ort Georpo, Kamloops,Nelson,  Prince Kuport, Vancouver and Vernon, or  With tho Commissioner of (inizintr, Dopart-  nieiit of Lands,Piirlinnient Hullillligs, Victoria,  B.C., on or before July 1st, ifllU.  ninnU forms upon which to submit applications may he obtained from the District foresters at tho iihove-nained places or from the  li.piirtiii.iil of Lands, Victorln. B. C.  (i. 11. NA I)KN,  Orptit.v Minister of Lands.  Hopiirlineiit "'' Lii'iiN.  Victoria, I'. C,  ��������� lth April, 11)19.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs to   Armson,  sboe   ro  pairer.    The   Huh.    Look  for  the   Hi-  Boot.  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  ^���������2^ At  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotel, Fikst Street  B      U B     1  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  Office!  F. Downey's L'igar 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  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Mado  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholsterin,   Neatly   .Done  R. G. MoCrTCHBOR  WINNIPEG AVENUP

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