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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist May 24, 1918

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 HJUmt'-ivas.-gr  ���������;  OA ;  .- :<o 1918  /  UJ.. j.y,L  +{,.....,.i,  .V;liegislati;ve'T.ii!)'rary.'  and  Kettle Valley Orchardist  -7TH-YEAR���������No   30  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, MAY 24, 1918  $1.00 PER YEAR  Soldier   Convinced   That  Germans'- Next Offensive  Will Fall Down  The following letter, written by a  ?oldierin France to the editor of the  Ladysmith Chronicle, breathes the  spirit of hope so strongly,' and contains so many, common-sense suggestions, that we believe we can accomplish some good .Joy reprinting it:  1 . . . We often wonder how the  folks at home view the situation existing here on the western front.  Personally,' in expressing an individual  opinion, ever keeping in view the desired goal, viz., a speedy and victorious, termination of the war, I consider tho net results of- the past  month's offensive very favorable to the  allies. The enemy's casualties have  been enormous, and dead Huns are  the only good ones, and mean mnch  moro to us than shipping them to  Blighty, where we feed them better  than ever they were' fed in peace  times. We have the added satisfaction  of knowing that" they won't return  home to raise another army to make  another attempt to dominate the  world in a few years' time.  ���������'While the enemy lias forced us to  give   ground,    the    transaction    has  been   a good onefoi us. viewed   from  a military standpoint. As you have no  doubt  seen, ere   this,   something like  thirty eight   British   divisions    have  been   holding   off about  seventy-six  Hun divisions.    The French are more  nume'jous than the British, so even to  a layman   it is   evident that General  Foch is strong in his reserves aud has  some extra aces up his sleeve.    Anyway, the one great thiug is,   everyone  is confideu't here   that   we   have   his  number,   and, while some authorities  poohpoohed  the   idea   of a   German  offensive,'   it   seemed    plain to every  soldier almost that we  could    expect  it just about the time it was launched,  as it is a certainty the   Hun   has   no  more chance of winning out once    the  United    States   with   her millions of  men and immense resources gets   into  action.     Thus it become a case of now  or never with Fritz to strive for a de  cision before our ally gets    busy;  but  he   has a long way to go yet, in   fact  farther than is possible in  this   direction, as the boys are on their toes.  "In fact, he has not bothered the  Canadians very much in this last  drive. It may be that he has something-special in store for us. If so, he  will find us ready and working on the  principle   that   it   is more blessed to  work within the central empires that  will take a hand at no distant date  and assist us to the desired end.  "The action of the authorities in  Canada in rushing young fit men  over here is to be commended, as no  honest man can reject the principle  that when ar nation's existence is  threatened, tho hurden of its defense  should and must be distributed equally on all without fear or favor, aud in  the'application of this ��������� principle and  the furnishing of those who are fighting, and the flag under which we  serve, we could well take a leaf out of  the book of the United States. Nothing but admiration is expressed at the  earnest manner, in which they are  getting into this struggle, and we  must not forget that men,bad as they  are needed, are not the only thing  necessary.  ^Ln conclusion, let me urge upon  all to carry on and leave no opening  for regret in the future that wo might  have done more. The British spirit  prevails nere, and we shall carry on.  Endurance wins and the victory is  ours most assuredly."  American Navy is Increasing Its Patrol Forces in  European Waters  Washington, May 22.��������� It "is announced by   the   navy  department  toddy that the   American   navy   is  increasing its patrol forces  in   fiu  ropean waters.  The increased patrol is one of the  factors in the decrease of submarin-  iugs. The navy's airciaft contingent  is being augmented and tne ship  forces enlarged. The department  declares the submarine situation has  improved, but is loth to make optimistic predictions lest the people  relax their vigilence and the submarine campaign bursts forth with  renewed vigor. It is declared that  there is reason to believe that Germany has super-submarines of unusual power and cruising radius.  Louis  Hill  Sees   a  Great-  Future Ahead oJ: the ,  Dominion  Louis Hill, well known son of a  famous father, and whose business  acumen and prophetic instinct is  hardly less than vas that of the.late  J". J. Hill, said recently that he foresaw for Canada many years of the  most unbounded prosperity. Tbe  days of trial and tribulation, he believed, were over, and he expected  to see development make strides as  rapid and progress as groat as was  that of-the United States when its  population increased by the millions  every year Prosperity, Dominion-  wide, he believed, would sweep  through the country in waves such  as are entirely unrealized by those  who live in the country, and wnose  preparations will appear to have  been entirely inadequate.  BLOOM CONTINUITY  IN FLOWER GARDEN  CONTRIBUTIONS  TO Y.M.C.A. FUND  The  following additional  contributions   to   the   Y-iV.C.A.    fund,  which   totalled   S1795   last   week,  have   been   made   during  the past  .week:  Paid���������  C. H. Niles  815.00  Neil Matheson     5.00  George Matesa   W. J. Steele   Angus McLeod   Miss Jessie M. Campbeii...  Edward A.I. Doyle...  D. J.  Sullivan     2 00-\  Promised���������  Miss Gwendolyn Humphreys.  Mrs. Jane Humphreys   give than to receive.  "To sum up the situation in   a   nutshell, allis well as  far  as tho soldier  is concerned; there will be 'No   Thoroughfare' for the Hun, and it is to be  hoped that everyone at home is in the  same position.    It would be disastrous  if our politicians were  rushed into ,a  premature peace, which   would   without   a   doubt   make  our   conditions  worse than they were.   Tho combination now opposed to tho Hun is   one  that no powers   on    oarth    can with  stand   or   overcome, and   it must bo  fought out to a finish, and indications  arc   not   lacking   that   forces aro at  dime to the missions."  Every experienced gardener starts  his Bower garden in the autumn. By  so doing he can be sure .of a -continuous display of bloom from the time  that the snow disappears until it covers the ground again in   the  autumn.  The very first flower of the year is  the Christmas rose. This frequently  forms under the snow and is always  in bloom by the time the snow disappears from the border. .The cro  cuses aud the squills follow.. The  really worth while flowers of eariy  spring, however, are the tulips and  narcissi. The tulips'are the "radiant" flowers of spring which come to  us with the first songs of the birds.  With the tulips come also the more  delicate creamy white and golden  n<irci^si or daffodils. The beautiful  and stately Darwin tulips carry the  blooming   seasou    well    on   into iris  time. " !  The irises with their many rainbow  colors belong to the "ardent" group  of flowers. In goigeousness of color  they are, perhaps, without rival. The  Dutch, English, Spanish and Siberian  iris lengthen out the season well on  into paeony time, and paeony time  lasts for several weeks and carries the  flowering season into rose time.  From the time when the early bulbs  begin to fade until past rose time  there is a continuous succession "and  variety of many of the gorgeous spring  flowers. The dazzling and magnificent  Oriental poppies and tho tall spire  like foxtail lilies, recently introduced  into Canada, add peculiar charm to  the borders.  The flowering shrubs are very beau  tiful. They are easy to grow and   per-  4 0(J  naPs "lore graceful even than some   of  4.00 ] the flowers    First of all the snow gar-  | land and sweet scented currant bloom,  Returning to the perennial flowers,  tho ne'xt great group is that known  as the "showy" group, and includes  phloxes, Shasta daisies, blanket flower, etc.' These are the flowers of July  and August.  The annual flowers areat their very  best in late July, August and September. They are easily raised from  seed sown about the middle of April.  Many of them continue in bloom until the killing frosts of October.  Sweet peas must not be forgotten,  and they augment the flowers of July  and August.  The flowers of late autumn constitute the "prevailing" group, which  inoludes the golden sunflowers, the  Japanese ancmonea and the fall or  perennial asters. The China aster  and the wonderful modern gladiolus  and the Japanese lilies should have a  place in every garden.  LABOR FOR  America's Army in France  Will   Be  Greatly  Increased Shortly  1.00  2.00  5.U0I  5.00!  1.00 i  Washington,May 22. ��������� America's  first field army of- approximate!)  200,000 men' .has been, formed .in  France. The army consists of two  army corps of three divisions each,  with Col. Bjomstad chief of staff,  the war department announced today  Startling revelations have become  public of the giant.strides made by  the army towards the movement to  Fiance. It is disclosed that the  Americans in France will equal the  British facing the Germans within  two or three months, unless the  British ai;e greatly reinforced in the  meantime.  The American forces are likely to  approximate Gen. Haig's pres nt  forces by August 1. This information is from authoritative sources  here. The brigading of the Ameri  cans^with the British continues unabated, and presumably the National army men are the ones being  .brigaded, the field army being  formed from seasoned troops which  have been in France for a long  period.  THE WEATrlER  One Thousand B. G. Boys  Willing to Help to Increase Production  One thousand British Columbia  boys between the ages of fifteen and  nineteen years are available to assist  the farmers of the province to increase  production. These boys are anxious  to do their little bit, in order to help  the farmers produce their crops. There  are numerous complaints about a  shortage of labor. Here is a source  of supply. Application forms are in  every post office, or may be had from  James H.' Beatty, "S.O.S." office,  Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.  Food will help in winning the war.  WITH RUSSIA OUT,  UNITED STATES IN,  ALLIES GAIN MUCH  Bessie had anew dime, and she'and these are quickly followed by the  announced her intention of invest-; lilacs and Siberian pea trees. A little  ing it in icecream soda. > later comes the graceful Van Houtte's  "Why don't you give your dime spiraea. Others are tho mock orange,  ro the missions?" asked the minis- [ Japanese roses, rose acacia, summer  ter, who was calling. j flowering hydrangea  and  the   smoke  "I thought about that," replied j bush. The autumn flowering hydran-  Bessia? "but I think I'll buy the ice '' gea carries the.season well on into  cream aud let the druggist give   the  September, when  the   berried   shrubs  complete tho season's record.  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on F_. F. Laws' ranch:  Max.  May   17���������Friday   18���������Saturday   .  IU���������Smithy���������  20���������Monday....  2 L���������Tuesday....  22���������Wednesday  _3 ���������Thursday..  ���������ot  51  51  52  57  G7  59  Rainfall  0.37  With the clarity of vision and  of  statement   which   are   among   the  marked    characteristics   of   French  statesmen, says the Toronto  Globe,  Henry Berenger, dealing   with   the  new conditions resulting   from   the  .withdrawal 6E:Ru_.ia from the   war  and tho entry of/he United   Stales  into it,   says:    "With'Russia   out  and Ameri .a in, the net gain for the  allies is tremendous."   Senator   Berenger proceeds to state his  reasons  for holding this view.    They appeal  to us as sound and comprehensive.  The decision of Russia embarrassed  the allies because it released for service on  the western   front not   less  than a   million  German and   Austrian   troops.    But   that    defection  freed   Britain   and   France   from a  great burden.    The allies had found  it necessory to supply  Russia  with  money,   shells,    powder,    cannon,  even rifles.   The United States came  in   ou   a   very different basis.    She  furnishes   us   money,     munitions,  grain and all the prime essentials of  armament and food. She sends hundreds    of  thousands  of  soldiers to  fight and die with our soldiers.   The  United States will  go  to   Berlin   if  necessary to save the world.  So the French are waiting on   the  United States to make up   fully  for  the Russian defection, if  we are   to  rely on these observations.   There is  undoubtedly much in this.  And the  United States is speeding up. Secre-  ! tary Baker has declared   that  more  than half a  million   American   sol-  Mhx idiers   have   been  landed in France.  ���������18 .Thousands are crossing  every  day.  '2 j Their presence is giving new hope to  the French people, and with all  the  western   allies  sending  forth   their  .j. "  ;j(j'manhood  and   their  immense  war  41 -material for the final decision, what  Inchcii' hope have the German0 of a victory  or a German peace?  40  37  It  is   reported   that   tho    Russian  More tnan 100 American   airmen  located   in  ttie   vicinity of London.  .....        , it;: ,ri���������  ���������  n  ,   regiment in France that has remained  were luvited to tea at Windsor Cas-     ������  , , ,       ,, ���������        r, i   loyal    to   the   allies has adopted the  tie   recently by   King  George and  1UJ" . , . \  ^ ,. , i i American fag as its regimental co ors.  Queen Mary, who expressed  appre- n ������  ciation   of   the  excellent  work tho  men are doing for civilization. Quite a number of   merchants   who   ��������� have failed to appreciate the merits of  All free   miners' certificates  expire  The Sun   as   an  advertising medium  on thooist of May. are now out of business. l ���������*>-rwiii.**t__.*..  i������jihi ___je;^,j-T������j.k;*f_i'nii_.it(>  f i*mt (Wl* _J."n **ifii������;  .-iia-fc-Ti-aKiWJvi-  Wi*wii,..i-ji<__J1���������  i^niii_-^ii-������El(fi  ;_'iti^i������S.wViV^('_���������-*_<w.iM*UTM"*'������i'.'-'l ������w������*__-.**i������j������~  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,    B. C.  ������he drattb 3nxk& $rat  AN  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  G. A.  EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) SI.00  One Year (in the United States)    1.50  Address all communications to  Tiik Gkand Foiucs Sun,  "PiionkIOIR     ' Ghaxd Fokks, B. C.  OFFICE:     COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAK15 STREET.  FRIDAY, MAY 24, 1918  THE NEWSPAPER'S FART  The great agency of war propaganda, says  the Mail and Empire, is the newspaper  press.  In the entente countries its influence is solidly  and effectively exerted for the winning of the  war.    No more loyal volunteer force is enlisted against the kaiser than that made up of the  rank and file of the newspapers in the British  empire, France, Italy and the United   States.  In  all  thes������ countries   oiVicials   with    high  sounding titles are exercising authority as war  propagandists, censors, directors of publicity,  etc.,   but  without  the spontaneous, constant  and intelligent work of the  press  as  an  acknowledged voluntary  war   aid   detachment,  these officials could accomplish little or nothing.    In spite of some of them the  press  has  been a mightv influence in the waging of this  war.    It has been a power to muster the  nations'defensive forces, to stimulate  the  pro  dnotion of the necessaries of war, aad  to   set  the greater and lesser fountains of the people's  wealth flowing to the national   treasuries.    It  has moved to action governments that seemed  to be immobilized.  But it has more to do.   The conversion   of  public opinion into the great war energy that  can  be  made of it is not yet complete.    The  harnessing  of the  full Niagara strength  of  Canada's might as a war-power is an unfinished task.    Many of our people can not see the  difference between effort in war-time and   effort at  any other time, nor perceive.that the  objects  of their  labor ought to  be different  from what they were in peace:���������that Patriot-  i-im-should displace Self. The pressure of.pub-  lic opinion must be raised to a much higher  point  throughout Canada before it becomes  the  motive force and inspiration that should  ���������    be driving our  war  operations..   Newspaper  service can do moro than anything else to get  the  whole  national  power  turned on.    The  newspapers of the Dominion must continue to  stir the war spirit in every  Canadian   bosom.  They  must keep at it until tluw have all the  people thinking militarily in all their relations.  It  should   be the  patriotic  craving of every  farmer to   till  more hand in order that there  may   be  more  food  for the  soldiers; of the  workers in all fields of industry to deny themselves in order to spare more for the   men  at  the front; of the earners to be more thrifty  in  order to help in financing the war. Newspaper  dispatches and newsprper articles about  the  war  ought  to  be  designed to inflame public  feeling against the enemy and rouse to fighting  pitch   the  temper of our people from the Atlantic to the Pacific.    If the press keeps at it,  faithfully  reporting  and   pressing   home  the  news of the war, entente conn  of readers who will bring thousands more to  the resolution to enlist. It will.. facilitate the  working of the compulsory service law, and  will stiffen the will of the non-combatants to  keep the channels of supplies filled.  If Germany also  had - the  balance ot sea-  power we might well feel doubtful about turning the fortunes of the war.    But she  has  no  sea-power that dare show its nose on the ocean  routes except her submarines.   Her merchant  marine had  to  quit the sea at the beginning  of the war. Germany's isolation from the ways  of traffic on the high seas has brought her to  an economic plight that pressed her to strike  with all her might now.    Not  only does  the  food pinch thus operate, but so also does  the  realization that the balance of man-power in  her favor is being lessened every clay by  the  balance of sea-power against her, as entente  ships  arc   landing   forces   from .the  United  States  in rapid  succession.    If the entente  nations as a whole do as well as their armies  the victory will be theirs.  Our system of eye examination enables us  to, correctly fit lenses which , relieve eyestrain and eye troubles.  n^   KKxotnnvantltt JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  D. MORRISON GRAND FORKS, B.C.  "In God's name, what are   eggs  and  tea  Compared with final victory?"  You can read Tho Sun one year for  SI.00.  9,.*-������O������0������O������*"������"  SUFFERING CATS"    |  GIVE THIS MAN    j  THE GOLD MEDAL������  V. 1. PRIVATE DETECTIVE AGENCT  209 Metropolitan Bld(<., Vancouver  Day Plione: Seymour 4462  .    Niiilit LMiono:  Fairmont 3016  Head Office:  312 ���������llibfien-Bono'Blclft.,'  VICTORIA, B. G.     Phone 3412  THE LONG ARM OF' MEBCY  tlY Dll. FRANK CRANE.  She Red Cross is the Long Arm of Mercy.  It is the Kinkness of Man kind���������organized.  In Man is an Angel and a Devil, a Dr.  Jekyll and Mr. Rvde. The '.Red Cross is the  Good, aroused, energized to thwart  the Bad.  It is the best antidote we know to the bane  of war.  There are other Charities, more or less helpful. The lied is the mightiest of all Charities,  the Love and Pity of all men mcide supremely  efficient.  If, as Emerson said, "sensible men and conscientious men are of one religion," this is the  expression of that religion. .  The Red Cross is humanity united in Service-  It asks no man's opinion; only his need.  Black or White, "Friend or Foe, to the  Red  Cross there is no difference; it only asks,"Who  is Suffering?"    And to him it goes.  The Red Cross is so Efficient that Governments recognize it; so Pure in its purpose that  whoever wishes well his fellow men, desires to  help it; so Clean in its administration that the  most suspicious can find no fault in it.  The Red Cross not only seeks to alleviate  the cruelties of War; it is the expression of  those human sentiments that some day will  put an end to War. .     .  It is the impulse of Love striving to overcome the impulse of Hate.  It is Mercy's co-operat:on struggling against  War's rivalries.  It is the one Society in which every Man,  Woman and Child should be enrolled; for it  knows no sects, no prejudices, no protesting  opinion; the human being does not live that  does not feel that the starving should be fed,  the sick tended and the wounded healed.  Majestic and divine is this Long Arm of  Mercy; it finds the fallen on the battlefield,  it brings the nurse and the physician to the  .victim in the hospital; it leads tlie weeping  orphan to a home; it feeds the starving, cares  for the pest-smitten-whom all others abanuon,  and pours the oil of ITelp and Pity into the  wounds of the World.  Where a volcano has wrought desolation in  Japan, or a Flood in China, or a Hurricane in  Let follts step on your feet hereafter;  wear shoes a size smaller if you liko,  for corns will never again send electric  sparks of pain through you; according  to tins Cincinnati authority.  He says that a few drops of a drug  called freozone, applied directly upon  a tender, aching corn, instantly relieves soreness, and soon the entire  corn, root and all, lifts right out.  This &r\v* is a sticky ether compound,  but dries at once and simply shrivels  up the corn without ������������������ inflaming or even  irritating  th.   surrounding tissue.  It is claimed that a quarter of an  ounce of freezone obtained at any drug  store will cost very little but is.'.sufficient .to remove every hard or Boft.corn  or callus from one's feet. Cut-this out,  especially- if you are a woman reader  n-ho wears high heels.  Pays for The  ������<������������f*M>>   Sun   for   an  entire year; It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary con itrv  kjmc-9-W  L rmenoun  EBAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  8.  g%  OFFICE AT- B. -PETBIE'S-STORE  PHONE 64  SEWIHG MACHINES  YOU CAN BUY A NEW SINfiER  BY PAYING ������3.00 PER MONTH  Old machines, any make, taken in  exchange. Repair work done at reasonable prices. Drop me a card and I  will call on my next trip, about the  10th of each mouth.  H. WEBERo   Box 948    NELSON, B.C.  Grand Forks Address: Hotel Province  fcp  THERE'S A REASON  Our prices are  moderate, because we employ  competcntwork-  men who' have  mastered their  trade, and we do  have to charge  for the "service"  of hunting up  samples^n specimen "books..:  WE PRINT  Lettei  Noteheads  Billheads  Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  Visiting cards  Posters  Dodgers  Shippingtags  Menus  Ball programs  Wedding invitations  Price lists  Pamphlets  Circulars  And commercial  and socictytprint  ing of every description.  news of tne war, ������.���������*���������,_������ uu���������������tnoS wi 1 keep' ^ m. a ^.^ jn In(lift|:01. a Piflgue in  on reinforcing their armies and finding tho;Ital w ^^ Armics in Polam]> Serbia  means to sustain them. |m>  Bolginni) |;he;.0  !lios  thc  :Ued   Cross, the  It is true, the ugly facts of the war .situa- \ An���������el 0f God whom the fury of man can not  tion will not be scared away by newspaper; ban-sh from the Eiinh; antj t0 the jinrjs of the  optimism. It is not by putting any gloss on!; Earth, over all thc ways of the Seven Seas,  war events that the press can make itself most; wherever is Human Misery, there is extended,  useful. When thc news is serious the pi-ess t0 biess and to heal, its Long Arm of Mercy,  ought to say so.    Bad news gives an  impulse  to recruiting, and recruiting  is what  is   now *     ~  needed. The balance of man-power is in fa-' A city man wna showing a country cousin through  vor of the enemy. The onlv way to correct the M^op^tni. Mu^um. "See that bunch of old  ,,    ,    ,   ,       {���������   ��������������� ���������      'i- i "   ���������.  i mm      Egyptian coins over there, Reub?" he said, pointing to  that state ot allaus is to make it known.   Ihe . lU    , ' ��������� ,.'  ,  one ol the showcases.  '"Well, every one or those  coins  knowledge, especially if urgently dwelt upon, is ovcr lhree lhoU8und y(,ar8 old#., T.Quityer kiddin',"  will work in an inscrutable way in the   minds retorted the countryman.   "Why, it's only 1819 now!"  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Made  to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly Done  R. C. McCOTCHEON  WINNIPEG avenub  VERY' CHEAP  Two light Three-Spring  Delivery Wagons.  E. C. HENNIGER THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  Telephone User Worl  ������  Real, helpful, animate service is what the  telephone.operator gives. She is trained  to her work, her .every movement is made  instinctly as the result of constant practice. Her efforts arc always directed toward giving service; it becomes habit. To  do otherwise, she would havo to derange  her daily course of action.  With considerate co-operation on tho  part of tho subscriber, telephone service  should be well-nigh perfect.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  to the Coast  Absent-Minded Dentist  Dr. Guy left-for  the  coast   in  his  " motor car last week   to   enlist,   and  . the following   incident  of the trip is  ��������� vouched for   by   his   travelling   companion.     The story   reached   us  over  Tho Sun's leased live wire.  Iu climbing a grade something  went wrong with the doctor's car, and  it stopped. The doctor got out and  crawled under it to repair the damage.  In putting the wrench to a loosened  nut to tighten it, he said mechanically, "This may hurt a little."  A Soldier's Day  ' The following is the routine of an  ordinary day as expressed by one  soldier in the titles of well known  hymns:  5:30 a.m.: Reveille. "Christians  Awake."  7:45 a. m : Roll Call. "Art thou  weary, art thou languid?''  8 a.m.: .Breakfast. ''Meekly wait  and murmur not."  9 a.m.: Manoeuvres' "Fight the  Good Fight."  11.15 a.mT: Swedish Drill. "Here  we suffer grief and pain."  1 p.m..: Dinner. "Come, ye thankful people, come."  2:15 p.m.. Lectures by officer.  'Tell me the old, old story."  4:30 p.m.: Dismiss. "Praise God,  from Whom all blessings flow."  10 p.m.: Last Post. "All are safely  gathered in."  _:3U p.m.: Friday; Pay Day.  "Count your blessings, one by one."  ately for a long'distance in all directions. According to the Scientific  American, four cubic"feet of trinitrotoluene at the moment of detonation  produces forty thousand cubic feet of  gas, which of course exerts its pressure  in tho line of Jeast resistance; and if  a submarino is near, the tremendous  pressure will crush its walls like an  eggshell.  J. S, Carter, Nelson district passenger agent of the Canadian Pacific  railway, announces that a daily train  service between Nelson and Vancouver on the Kettle Valley line will be  established on June 2. The route  will be by Hope, and it is expected  to be abont a 27-hour service.  Mr. Carter has not yet been informed as to the time of arrival and  departure of the trains, but-' thinks  they will be much ns at present, except daily instead of tri-weekly.  During the winter months the service was carried on by ��������� way of  Spence's bridge on account of the  road via Hope being blocked. The  shorter route is now reported to be  in shape, and it will mean a considerable saving of time in the trip  to and from the coast.  LOST BY A PAIR  OF GLOVES  An A^ed Garden  Patriot  "I am a veteran of the  civil   war  and I want your free garden primer  so I can plant a few rounds of sharpshooter peas to shoot at   that butcher's carcass." That is the way  D  M.  Wilson, of 391   North   Twenty-first  street,   Salem, Ore.,   writes   to   the  notional   war   garden commission.  "I   have   three   grandsons  in   this  war," Mr, Wilson's letter  continues,  "and in    Dixie I  left one brother,  one uncle, and twelve cousins under  tbe sod.   I will  he 97 on   June   11,  at 10 a.m , and I   am   still   a dnad  shot."  Empire Day  Empire day was not celebrated  in this city this year, and the citizens took a needed rest after finishing their spring work. This afternoon nearly all the motor cars went  down to Christina lake. What they  did down there has not transpired  up. to the hour of going to press.  If those who made trip had fishing  poles, bait and pocket electric heating stoves, there is no reason why  they should not have spent a pleasant profitable afternoon.0  British. Casualties  The British casualties from official lists filed during the week  totalled 39,SS9.   .  Thirty Medals  Bestowed  The Americans' bravery in the  fighting in Picardy has already won  for them more than thirty Croix de  Guerre conferred to date, including  a posthumous decorations of Major  Rasmussen for attempting to save  valuable papers despite the heavy  bombardment.  Depth Bombs  What is said to be one of the most  erlicient weapons in tlieanti submarine  warfare is the depth bomb, which  carries several hundred pounds of high  explosive and bursts automatically at  a predetermined depth. The effective  ness of the weapon lies in the fact that  it does not have to hit the submarine  to destroy it. Water is incompressible  and the shock of the explosion of a  mass of trinitrotoluene or other high  explosive under wator is fult   iininedi-  Pa trio tic Names  Although native-born Germans,  Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Blatz, residiog  at Millstadt, ID., are decidedly  Americans. Attest, their infant  twin sons, Woodrovv and Wilson.  Desires American Troops  Italy, in an informal way, has  made it known to the United States  that the presence of American  troops on the Italian fronts is  greatly to be desired.  Chief John Simpson, of Greenwood,  who has been connected with the  provincial police for seventeen years,  received a curt letter from Victoria  this- week stating that his services  would uot be required after May  31. Chief Fraser, of Vernon, will  take his place as chief of the Boundary police district.  Laclede, Missouri, was the birthplace and home of Gen. Pershing,  and in the Prairie Mound district  school, south of Laclede, he began  his career as a teacher. Edgar  White, in the Philadelphia Public  Ledger, tells the amusing story of  how he got the school.  Dr. W. P. Spurgeon lived just  across the street from the Pershing  home, and the two families were on  terms of intimate friendship. When  young Pershing became an applicant  for the teacher's position at the  Prairie Mound district school, he  asked Dr. Spurgeon to write a letter  of recommendation to Capt. Henly,  the chairman|of the school board.  Dr. Spurgeon, who was well ac  quainted with the captain, wrote  the etter, and the next clay gave it  to Pershing, who was starting out to  see the powerful man of the school  board. The future general was driving a good horse and buggy, .and,  according to the custom of many  young men of the day, wore kid  gloves.  "I advise you to take thosethings  off, John, before you go into Capt.  Henly house," said Dr. Spurgeon.  Pershing smiled and remembered  the caution. The president of the  board scrutinized the letter of recommendation and then asked Pershing  some serrching questions.  "Your letter is all right," admitted Capt. Henly, "and I guess you  are all right, or Doc Spurgeon  wouldn't have recommended you.  So the job is yours. But you bad a  close call, young man! A fellow  from Brookfield came over to see  me the other day, and he had good  letters and answered every question  I asked him well; but the dude wore  k.d gloves in June! What do you  think of that?"  Napoleon Bonaparte once said  that the British seldom won a battle except the last one, and that is  a thought which should steady  some despondent minds today.���������  New York World.  The trade name for "German  sliver" hereafter will be nickel silver  ���������which is what it really is���������but no  meaner name than "German" has  been thought of for German measles  yet. ��������� Uustun Globe.  The   orator  of   the  street corner  told the audience of the blessedness  of   humanity, and    while   he   was  speaking two little dogs strayed into  the middle of the crowd.    "Now,"  said  the  orator, "here we have  an  object lesson thrust  right   into   our  hands."    He   turned   to a grubby  youth.   "My Iii tie man, if these   two  animals   were   to  fight, what would  you do?" An impressive silence settled upon the crowd while  the   unwashed youth studied  the problem.  "Well, guv-nor," he said at last,  "I  think I'd put a quarter on the black  'un."  Job Printing at The Sun office at  practically the same prices as before  the big war started.  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.  RBSOL VE��������� To use news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it is in The Grand  Forks Sun.  H^^^&^ttfr^ THE   SU_v    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  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"  Complete Home Furnishers  :jfT_SftB_.J_5_3W'._:  against industrial slackers came up  in the police court on Wednesday.  The man promised to resume labor  operations as soon as he got a job,  and   he  was  liberated   on   his own  land the editor is too proud to stick  Jtype. Not desiring to emulate some  of our machine-set contemporaries  by reverting to patent insides, we  decided, at the urgent request of  a number of our most appreciative  readers, to reprint- one or two of  our brightest gems from last week's  issue. They insisted that half a loaf  on time was preferable to a whole  bakery that arrives after a persou  has died of starvation. We hope this  explanation will be satisfactory. As  the paper only costs a cent and a  fraction^, we feel reasonably certain,  that it will prove to be   acceptable.  Mr. H. S. Timberlake, Optometrist and Sight Specialist (graduate  Canadian College of Optics), will be in attendance at our Grand Forks  establishment from MAY 16th for a few days, when he can be consulted  and your eyes tested. All defects of vision arid weaknesses corrected by  properly adapted Glasses.  The Granby'Company has invested  two hundred and fifty thousand dollars in the third loan of Liberty bonds.  In the toll service competition of  the British Columbia Telephone  company for the month of April,  New Denver won the pennant. The  offices rank as follows: New Denver  97, ��������� Grand Forks 96, Rossland 95,  Phoenix 93, Kaslo 91, Greenvyood  90, Trail 86.    ;  The Providence mine at Greenwood  has installed a gasoline compressor,  and machine drills ��������� are now being  used inthut.property.  I  I  'Quality Jewellers"  Specialty:  *ine'  atch J&epairs.  MANUFACTURE OF  CANDY IN HOMES  A. E. Savageieft on Sunday for  Camp McKinney, where he will put  [\\ tbe summer prosecuting mining  operations.  Mr, F. Tea bo and 1-infant twins  returned on Wednesday from a visit  with friends in North port.  Wm. Pounder, who is employed  by the Canada Copper corporation  at Copper mountain, visited the city  on Monday, fie has been disabled  for a short time short time by a'gone to Camp Lewis to.enlist,  timber falling on'his foot.  F. Timberlake returned on   Wed  nesday from Vancouver,   where  he  attended   the Methodist  conference  as lay delegate from this city.  The Big Copper mine shipped a  carload of ore to. the Granby smelter  this week.  -.Lord. Northcliffe, publisher of ihe  London l'imes,: tho London Daily  Mail aud scores of other papers and  magazines, says that.it in not the big  dailies that the boys in uniform want.  What they want, he say.s, is the home  paper, the local, which tells who was  at the church social, who has been  married, and which team won tho  game.  Cecil   Martin,   of    Phoenix,   has  Sergt. A. N Mowat has- recovered  Arthur Mann, who went overseas' the 'wounds he received at Vimy  with a medical corps, has returned Ridge and is once more in Fiance,  to Canada on a  short  furlough.    It  is expected that he   will   reach  this      Mrs. J. PI. McNeil.of Long Beach,  city in a few days. LCal., is visiting friends in the city.  Apples are reported to  be  selling1    Several mining properties   are  to  for 65 cents apiece in Mesopotamia. , developed near Danville,   Wash.  We are willing to enter into  a  contract on a 50.50 basis with any  one  who   will   agree   to  take our apple  MAKES APPEAL  TO HOUSEHOLDERS  E. Jacobs, the well known mining  writer, is now in California.  crop to Mesopotamia this fall.  J. E. Thompson, M.P.P, of.Phoenix, was in the city on Tuesday.  W. H. Beach, the Christina Lake  merehant  and postmaster,    was    a      Mesdames G. H. Acres,  W. K. C.  visitor in the city on Tuesday. Manly and   G-   A-   &Pink "turned  tbe latter part of   last   week   from  Marshall P. Gordon, a prominent | Penticton, where they attended   the  Victoria business man, wus a Grand J Kootenay Diocesan   meeting of   the  W. R. Dewdney, of Greenwood,  has resigned from tbe exemption  board, as members of that tribunal  have to be in class 5 or 6.  Forks visitor on  Wednesday.  W.J. Bowser, leader of the opposition in the provincial legislature,  visited the city on Wednesday. In  the evening an ���������informal meeting  was held in the Davis hall. The  gathering of the faithful is reported  to have been well attended.  The  first prosecution   under the  recently   approved   order in-council  Woman's Auxiliary to  the Church  of England in Canada.  N. L. Mclnnes has returned from  Vancouver, where he visited his  son, who will go overneas shortly.  It is within the bounds of possibility that The Sun owes its readers  a half-hearted apology this week.  The entire mechanical force has  been   engaged   in    planting   spuds.  sories is now complete.    Our new  Out'stock  of'bicyclcs  find acccs-  1018  Bicycles can not be beat in finish and quality.  Before buying- anything in tlie bicycle line get  my prices first. Don't order out" of town. ������ I  will give you close prices, and I only sell first-  class goods.  SQUARE AND HONEST DEALING. A hirer, assortment of different styles of Tires and Tubes tor bicycles and motor cycles always  in stock. I carry everything in stock in the bicycle line, for both  English and Canadian styles, and I have a. full equipment of tools for  all kinds of repairing. 1 also soil first grade of heavy motor cycle  oil.    Send me your bicycle and 1 wiil see that you are satisfied  I ALSO DO BLACKSMITHIN6 in al! its'bninches, Woodwork,  Brazing, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, etc Open on .Saturday ni-ht till  10 o'clock. " BICYCLES SOLD ON TERMS.  J. R. cTWOOYBOERj)  Blacksmith and Bicycle Dealer  Opposite Grand Forks Garage  The, chairman of the Canada  food board, in a statement issur-d  today, urged that as a patriotic duty  the regulations ol' the food board  relative to public eating places and  those now governing the manufacture of biscuits, cakes, ice cream,  etc., should be observed voluntarily  by householders. It is necessary  that this should be done, Mr. Thorn  son stated, if Canada were to do her  utmost to send overseas those sup  plies.which were so greatly needed.  Mr. Thomson said that some mis  understanding had occurred as ��������� to  he confectionery products which,  it is now illegal to manufacture for  sale. The list is as follows: Products  known as fresh or puff pastry;  doughnuts or crullers; biscuits or  cakes known as Scotch bread or  cakes; fancy almond macarooms or  like products containing more than  50 prrcent of cane sugar; marsh-  mallow which contains more than  twenty pounds of cane sugar to a  sixty pound batch of mnrshmallow;  cakes or biscuits having on the ex-  tenor products made wholly or in  part of cane sugar or filled with products of cane sugar or with shorten-  irg. except jams, jellies and pure or  compounded fruit.  Reports received from all parts of  Canada indicate that the food board  will have the fullest co-operation of  tbe trade in carrying out the regulations.  There is some confusion as to the  new orders of the Canada food board  in regard to the home manufacture  of candies and pastry. The manufacture of candy is prohibited. The  order in regard to pastries and cakes  reads as follows: "No person shall  make in Canada for private use  French pastries, iced cakes or biscuits or cake with icing of cane sugar between the layers or added to  the exterior."  Just how the food board proposes  to enforce these regulations is not  clear. It is presumed that tbe board  will, depend largely upon me patriotism of the housewives of Canada.  It is also pointed out by the food  board that they would like to see  private individuals follow there  strictive orders placed upon manufacturers, although they are not  making them peremptory.  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  Tj5gif_ay_#-'  ������������������  A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale ITotbl, Fujst Strket  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer at  this port, makes the following detailed report of the customs receipts  at the head office in this city and at  the variuus sub-customs offices, for  the month of   rVpril,   1918:  Grand Forks   82,7-17.00  Phoenix  .-    1,052.07  Carson        177.5S  Cascade          10.01  Total !  S3.9S6 66  AT YOUR  SERVICE  .  Modern Bigs  and Good  Horses at All Hours  at  the  Model Livery Barn  LVL H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  BOOT    REPAIRING  TAKE   your  repairs  to   Armson,_sboe  re  pairor.     Tiie   Hub.    Look  for  the   His  Bool  171  When you are in   the   Boundary  Country stay at the  GIRLS! LEMON JUICE  IS A SKIN WMTENER  How to make a creamy beauty lotion  for a few cents.  :otei rrovince.  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  A new brick and marble building,  strictly fireproof, with iron fire escapes  and 200 feet of 2 inch hose. Hot and  cold water; bath on each floor; 52 bed  rooms, barber shop, pool and billiard  rooms and sample rooms all under the  same roof.   We cater to tourist   trade.  BILLIARD  & POOL  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL  fi  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Office !  F.. Downey's Cigar Sture  TELETHON'!!-;  office, Kiifi FfrstStPPPt  Hansen's Residence. K38 lu������l "WW?'  THE  res  ooaccos  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  L0TONMRECTORI  (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 coutaius lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Ooods they ship, and the Oolonial  and Foreign .Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the 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 the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Po-ital  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade curds lor S5, orlargor advertisements from S15.  eagtier, rrop.  THE-LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD.  5. Abchuroh Lane, London, E.C.  The juice of two fresh lemons strained  into a bottle containing three ounces of  orchard white makes a whole quartqr  pint of the moat remarkable lemon skin  beautifier at about the cost one must  pay for a small jar of the ordinary cold  creams. Care should be taken to strain  the lemon juice through a fine cloth so  no lemon pulp gets in, then this lotion  will keep fresh for months. Every  woman knows that lemon juice in used  to bleach and remove such blemishes as  freckles, snllowness and tan and is  the ideal skin softener, whitener and  beautifier.  Just try it! Get three ounces of  orchard white at any drug store and  two lemons from the grocer and make up  a quarter pint of this sweetly fragrant  lemon lotion and massage it daily into  the face, neck, arms and hands.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  JUST ISSUED���������Most Complete New War Map of Fight-  *-* ing Area in Europe���������a marvel of detail; of special interest to Canadians; every point of interest oast I y locatwl;  size 2/,-x3^ feeo, in four colors. Map is embellished with  Radges Representing all Canadian Battalions, Each map  in cover of very neat design. The very map our Canadian  soldiers will eudorse, and the map that makes th������ war understood. Progress of armies easily followed. Con Id'not be  produced under two dollars a copy.    It is  Free With'the Grand Forks Sun and The Family Herald  and  Weekly Star of Montreal  Canada's Greatest and Best Weekly���������new subscription  price ������\.2o a year���������every home in Canada should have it.  ])on't be without a War Map���������without it, the war is a  mystery.  The Grand Forks Sun  The Family Herald and Weekly Star  and the War Map   _���������  f

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