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 1 ��������� <$   \H  1\ ': ' ���������'������������������*���������������  "V.   Wj  J  ��������� Legislative Library '  I  and  e Valley Orchardist  17th year���������No 52  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1918  y  $1.00 PER YEAR  jnve:  to start soon  Smelter diaries Schedule  Will be Subjeot of Probe  by the Federal1 Goyern-  _ ��������� 4. a-u���������^i���������  1LLC1L L   UJLIUI LXy  the ashes from their stoves, storing  them in a dry place protected from  I the rain. Leached ashes contain  very little potash, for this element  is readily soluble in water.  Tbe soils most benefited by wood  ashes are light sandy and gravelly  loams, and mucks and peatty soils.  They are also especially valuable  for sour soils deficient in lime. The  application may be from 600 to  2000 pounds per acre,, preferably  broadcasted in tbe spring on the  prepared land before seeding and  harrowed in.  TERMS OF VICTORY  Victoria, Oct. 24.���������-An; early  commencement o������ the investigation  into the com plaints made by mine  operators in the Slocan against the  schedule of smelting charges by the  Consolidated Mining & Smelting  company, brought into, effect early  this year, will be made by the federal government. Hon. Mortin J3ur-  rell, federal minister of mines, has  informed Hon. William Sloan. The  first sitting of the commission���������'��������� will  be held at Nelson on October 31.  Mr. Burrellalso annou-nced that  the advisability of installing a testing mill and laboratory for industrial research along metallurgical  lines is now being considered by the  federal department;  ROBERT STEAD'S  NEW NOVEL  A Story Verified  When Bill Jewell was down in old  Kentucky, a couple of weeks ago,  he casually mentioned the fact that  in Grand Forks we raised Irish Potatoes that weighed two pounds  apiece. His auditors sarcastically  inquired if he was talking about  pumpkins, and* Bill allowed the  subject to drop. This week Mr.  Jewell boxed a 2^ pound spud and  sent it down to his friends.  Save Your Wood Ashes  The experience of many genera  tions of farmers and gardeners has  proven the high value of unleached  wood ashes as a fertilizer, especially  for .clover, corn, farm roots and  vegetables and fruit crops generally.  Wood ashes contain no nitrogen and  supply no humus, but as far as mineral plant food is concerned there is  probably no compounded mineral  fertilizer on the market that is more  effective and more lasting. They furnish potash, lime, phosphoric acid  ���������the very elements taken from the  soil by the forest trees,^ and, returned to tht soil, they will supply,  in the very best form and combinations, the mineral plant food ie  quired by our crops.  According to analyses by the di  vision of chemistry, experimental  farms, unleached hardwood ashes,  fiee from sand, etc., will contain  between 5 and 6 per cent potash,  about 2 per cent of phosphoric acid  and from 20 to 30 per cent of lime.  Before the war Germany supplied  all the potash used for fertilizing  purposes; since that supply has  been cut off, potash has tremendously increased in price, so that  now it is worth almost ten times  what it was in the early part of 1914,  and as a consequence itjhas practically disappeared from commercial  fertilizers. The potash in 100  pounds of'good quality wood ashes  is now worth from $1 to $1.50.  Owing to the scarcity and high  price of coal, farmers will be burning more wood this winter than has  been customary for many winters.  We counsel them to   save carefully  Robert J. Jtead, in his new novel,  "The Cow Puncher," (Toionto, the  Musson Book Co., Ltd., cloth $1.50),  has written a notable book with a  western Canada . setting. David  Elden, the cow puncher of the story,  grows to young manhood on a ranch  in ihe foothills, outside the influence  of church or school. At eighteen he  is accidentally thrown into the com  pany of a young eastern girl, who enkindles in him the ambition to be  somebody in the world.  With this purpose in view,young Elden leaves the ranch and goes to make  his fortune in a young western city.  The first night he is swindled out of  all his ready cash by a gang of card-  sharpers, and he takes a job next  morning as a coal heaver. For a time  it looks as though. Dave's .course  would be downward instead of up, but  he fortunately comes under influences  which revive his ambition for self-  betterment     '-  About this time the big . western  real estate boom breaks out, and  Dave's-course is meteoric. His wealth  conies quickly and goes as quickly.  Following the collapse of the boom a  tragedy in his love affairs sends him  as au ^enlisted man to France. In  the closing chapters is found one of  the highest patriotic notes struck by  any author during the war.  "The Cow Puncher" is decidedly  worth while. It is interesting and re  freshing, and at times inspiring, writ-  ten with all Mr. Stead's intimate  knowledge of the west and skill of de  lineation. Through the book runs a  happy vein of humor and philosophy  which is not the least of its charms.  It is illustrrted by Arthur. Heming,  ex lumberman and Northwest Mounted policeman, and is announced by  the publishers as an all-Canadian  booje.���������written by a Canadian, illustrated by a Canadian, and printed  and bound iu Canada. It should receive a warm welcome from the Canadian reading public. The United  States edition is issued by Harpers.  Many people are inquiring  about  the terms upon which the payments  for  Victory   loan bonds 1918 are to  be made. These vary somewhat from  those of the Victory "loan   bonds  of  last year.    In that loan the purchas.  ers got from the government  a   full  half year's interest, just  as   though  he had paid in full;,that is, the government allowed him interest   upon  his instalments yet   unpaid.    Thus  the   interest   paid  for the first half  year exceeded   5������  per  cent for the  period,    upon   the  money actually  paid. This year the tea ins" are   such  that the rate of interest is exactly 5������  per cent. Thus, to give a specific example:  If a person   buys   a   $100  bond   in   the present Victory loan,  he can, on or before the 1st   of November pay the $100, and will  be  entitled to a full half year's interest  on May 1, 1919.    If   he  wishes  to  pay in instalments, he will pay $10  on application. $20 on December 6,  January 6, February 6, and $31.16  on March 6.    These figures, it  will  seen, are 10 per cent on application,  20 per cent on December 6, January  6,  February   6, and 30 per cent on  March 6.   The $1.16 represents  the  interest on the r iustaln������ents  for  the  deferred period.  "Let me tell you what you ought  to see!" the stranger said eagerly.  Thereupon he sat down and filled  six or seven sheets'with a written  description of "things not in the  guidebooks," as he put it.  Four years later Mr. Rogers came  upon the manuscript, laid away in  his desk and forgotten. He was  startled when he saw the signature.  He said to Mr. Maclntyre:  "Do you know who that young  felloe from India was that was here  four years ago? It was Rudyard Kip-  liflg-   .   '���������   ������  Two years later a  firp   destroyed  part of Mr. Rogers' house,   and  the  precious pages went up in smoke.  2,000,000 AMERICANS  NOW IN FRANCE  EE  TO ANY TASK  Few Important Battles  Fought That Land Monsters Do Not Play a  Conspicuous Part  Washington, Oct. 23.���������At the  same time that the president's reply  to Germany was made public the  White House gave out correspondence between Secretary Baker and  President Wilson showing that more  than 2,000,000 American soldiers  have embarked to participate in the  war o.verseos.  THE CAFETERIA  SYSTEM FOR HOGS  POTATOES SCARCE IN  EASTERN PROVINCES  Manitoba may have to supply Toronto and Montreal with . potatoes  this winter, Col. F, Jt Clarke, of the  Winnipeg food board office, announced  this week-  Col. Clarke has received a dispatch  from the food board at Ottawa asking for quotations on potato shipments  to the two provincial capitals.  Potataes are scarce in Ontario and  Quebec. Col. Clarke finds few shipments probable from Alberta and  Saskatchewan, but tubers are plentiful in Manitoba, where prices range  from 60c loose in car per bushel to  75c and SOc in sacks.  Much  of the  drudgery is taken  out of hog feeding by the use of the  self-feeder.    According to investiga  tions carried on at the experimental  farm   at   Ottawa,   hogs, after  they  have reached a certain age, do better  when fed   in   this way provided the  proper mixtures are  used.    Strange  to say, when properly handled, dan.  gerous and wasteful   overfeeding   is  uot so likely to occur with the self-  feeder as when meals  are  given   at  stated hours. It has heen shown that  the hogs are tbe best judges of when  they should take food.    The  feeder  is fully described in  Special   Circular No. 15, obtainable at  the   office  of the ' publications   branch of   tbe  department of agriculture at Ottawa.  This   bin-like   receptacle   is  easily  made at  a cost of   about ������10 even  when new lumber is used in its construction.  The Use of the Apple  "Those who make a liberal use  of apples will serve the dual purpose  of saving for shipment overseas such  articles of food as are fit for that  purpose and at the same time furnish a useful and valuable food for  the household."  'The apple without question is  the king of fruits. Whether fresh,  dried, evaporated or canned, it is a  wholesome food, easily prepared,  attractive and palatable at all  times."  ''Always cook apple9 in earthen  or granite utensils and use silver,  granite or wooden spoons for stir  ring. The use of the apple as the  basis for all manufactured jam is  well known. This is due to the large  amount of pectose which it contains.  There is no waste to u good apple;  even the paring and core may be  utilized for jelly. Fruits are classified  as flavor fruits and nutritive fruits���������  the apple comes under both of these  heads."  Extracts from a little booklet  issued by tbe fruit branch of the  Dominion department of agriculture, giving 160 recipes for the use  of the apple. The book can be had  free on application to the publications branch, Department of Agri  culture, Ottawa.  I Paris, Oct. 24.���������The versatility  of the tanks is being emphasized in  every story that comes from the  battlefields.  A British tank ordered to charge  a house which was a nest of Ger-  man machine guns, plunged against  the building amid a hail of bullets  on its steel sides. The fiast lunge  shook the house,the second brought  it down about the tank.which drove  through the wreckage, crushing the  Germans in the house and permitting no one to escape. Five other  houses were similarly reduced.  Another tank sighted a German  colonel in a wheatfield and started  after him. The German ran in circles, doubled and turned, but the  tank relentlessly followed. He  dashed into a trench and the tank  ran over it; he came out and the  tank followed. He bolted breathlessly across a field and the tank overtook him and forced him to surrender and took him aboard.  The Unknown Visitor  On a certain spring day in 1890 a  young many about twenty years of  age walked into the office of tbe  Philadelphia Inquirer on Chestnut  street. According to a writer in tbe  Philadelphia Public Ledger, he introduced himself to Joseph liogere  who was then at his desk, and remarked that he was on his way  from India by way of Japan to London.  "May I look round the building?"  was the next request of tbe  visitor.  He began by exploring the Inquirer plant from top to bottom,  asking innumerable questions about  tbe presses and the printing. No  mechanical detail was too small to  escape his interrogation. But he said  nothing about himself.  "I'm th nking of a trip to Japan  presently," remarked Mr. Rogers.  A Facetious Reporter  On my first visit to Cripple Creek  by train, writes Mr. Raphael Pum-  pelly in his Reminiscences, I had  quickly risen from an altitude of  six thousand feet to one of almost  ten thousand, adding greatly to the  apparent weight of my legs and to  the effort of walking to the hotel.  An enterprising reporter who had  watched    my   registering   accosted  me:  ���������   "Mr. Pumpelly, would you  mind  telling   me   how   you   like Cripple  Creek?"  "I have only just come from   the  station," I answered.  "Well, how do you like what you  did see?"  "My eyes were glued to the board  walk, and that seemed too narrow  for safety in a town full of  saloons."  "Were you ever in a mining camp  before?"  "Yes."  "Well, how does Cripple Creek  compare with those you have seen?"  1 laughed. "Oh, it overtops them  by���������several thousand feet," and 1  went away. The next morning some  one gave me a Denver paper containing an account of the interview  by its reporter.  "A Scientist in Camp.���������Rachel  Rumpelly has arrived in Cripple  Creek. He is the author of several  books on Egypt. He is about ninety  years old. He sports a gray beard  that reaches to his knees, and in his  1 get-up he closely resembles Rtp Van  Fruit Storage  M. L. Dean, of the division of  horticulture, Olympia, Wash,, state  department of agriculture, is calling  the attention of fruitmen, and especially apple growers, to the fact that  fruit should be put into storage as  soon as possible after it has been  picked.  The extreme warm weather of the  autumu months has had a tendency  to hasten the ripening of apples,  and this makes immediate storage  all the more important to the grower who would realize  top prices  on  his crop.  Since storage r-puce is scarce in all i WlDliie'  parts   of   the  country, the arrange-1     Ihe mr  ment for such space as will be need-  t0 have fun wilh the "porter.  ed is all the more importayt.    Stor-   age is the one "safety first" measure, We notice that influenza patienU  against bad weather and congested at the coast are given regular ration*  shipping conditions. of real government liquor.    It is not  Shore in the war for right by  sav,   at all likely that we   will   be   lucky  i������K tin; food the allies want. enough to catch the disease.  The moral seems to be- Don't try  JiUMmiMMUmiB  msmmmmmmmmmmmmmmsmmmmmmmammmmm -���������[~'~  THE   SUTN,    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). ������1.00  One Year (in the United States)    1.50  Address all communications to  The Grand Forks Sun,  Phonh 101R Grand Forks, B. C.  0FFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  no such instinct.,, .They merely start as the  storm begins^-andr:0.utfly it. The speed of migrating ducks and geese is on the average more  than eighty miles an hour, and a wind of half  that velocity is a gale.  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1918  October 31 is National Fish day. It is the  new national day which for its benefits ought  to be as well known as Thanksgiving. The intention is to make known the tremendous  wealth of our Canadian seas and lakes, "now  largely going to waste because people's tastes  have run toward meat. At present the annual  value of Canadian fisheries is $52,000,000, or  only about one-eighth of a dollar a week for  each person. Forty-three years ago it was  $35,000,000. The fish industry and fish consumption have not kept pace with the general  progress of the country. A revival is long  overdue. The average price of fish is about  one-half that of -meat, so that the housewife  who insists upon getting fish from her local  dealer combats the high cost of living. National Fish day was established to give a right  direction to the thought of the people respecting fish in the ordinary home diet. Eat fish  October 31.  German methods of dealing with the small  nations that it noisily asserts that it has  "freed" are worth a moment's notice. Lithuania has elected a king, but the kaiser tells  him that he must not accept and adds that the  choice of Lithuania is between accept a Hohen-  zollerh prince and submitting to absolute annexation to Germany. In Finland, where a  majority of the people want a republican form  of government, the Germans have compelled  the temporary nr nistry to dissolve troublesome  parliament, which refused to vote for a monarchy, and have, caused it to be announced  that, if the Finns do not at once establish a  throne and put a German prince upon it, they  will have to accept a German military government. That is what Wilhelm II and his ministers mean when they talk of the "free determination of peoples.''"  They are going to call the wheat harvest of  1919 "the Liberty wheat harvest," and before  the 1918 crop was out of the fields plans were  afoot to increase the acreage of winter wheat  alone in the United States to at least 45,000,-  000 acres. That would be an increase of seven  per cent. The total harvest this year will  reach almost 900,000,000 bushels; but that  does not not mean what it would mean in normal times, for the "carry ov^r" of old wheat  is almost exhausted, and a reasonable amount  must be laid aside to furnish a wheat reserve  in case of crop failure next summer.  The great bell of the Colegne ealhedral,  which was cast from cannon taken by the  Germans in the Franco-Prussian war of 1870,  has been broken up for gun m^tal. Is that  not a symbol of profound significance? So  much of what Germany won in that war has  already gone into the melting pot���������so much  of its material gains, so much more of its  moral prestige among the nations. There is  more to follow; more will follow if the war  ends, not in an ineffecutal compromise, but in  the achievement of justice.  In a little while the geese will be going  south, and we shall probably hear again the  old story of the wonderful meteorological instinct that enables wild fowl to foresee a storm  and to start ahead of it.   Of course they have  A movement, started in Montreal and continuing in Chatham, Ont., might well be carried throughout Canada. This is the contracting idea as applied to farm lands. City men  with a little capital are forming syndicates to  buy tractors and break idle land under the  direction of practical contractors. This principle could be applied to regular farm lands  and would help solve the labor problem for  the Canadian farmer.  For the year ending July 1, 1919, the allies  look to the American continent for 17,550,000  tons of, meats, fats, sugar, feed grain and  breadstuffs. This means 5,730,000 tons more  than was shipped in the year ending July 1,  1918, and the surplus is 197,000 tons greater  than the entire shipments based upon the average for the three years before the war.  Conservation and production are absolutely  essential in Canada.  It is estimated that nearly five million people have died of starvation or malnutrition  during during the war. This total is more than  half the population of Canada.  It is no longer the hostess at the tea urn  who asks, "One lump or two?" but the coal  dealer. ������'''���������.  To   be  honest  as  the day  is  long  is not  enough; you may be kept out-late at night.  There are now 270,000 women working  on  farms in England.  THE ALTAR OF HUMANITY  The Altar of Humanity! On that the lives,  the hopes, the happiness, of millions have been  offered in this war. Here in Canada, three  thousand miles from war's, fierce, flame���������that  flame which has scorched and seared and devoured so many of our bravest, our brightest  and our best���������what are we offering on that  altar? What can we, what should we, offer  on it?  At least we can do more than many of us  are doing, forego more than many of us are  foregoing. Too many of us, .by far, are going  our ways ju.%t as though no war were on���������as  though the .Altar of Humanity asked no sacrifice from us.  But it does���������and we must make it or be  forever shamed. It asks of us the sacrifice���������  small enough it is���������of ease, pleasure, luxury,  extravagance.  What are you doing about it all? With the  world in travail, you must cease pleasuring���������  cease from much of pleasure save in sternest  self-denial. Live sparingly, simply, savingly.  So only can you live nobly. The reward will  come. Victory!  SACRIFICE TO SAVE  In times like these the nations at war rightly demand sacrifices of all citizens. Particularly is this true of Canada, which has enjoyed  unexempted prosperity as a result of the war.  Many thousands of her sons have not hesitated to make the supreme sacrifice, but many  thousands more are doing better in a financial  way than they ever did before.  To the latter the easiest wav to Sacrifice is  open. All that is asked of them is that they  Sacrifice to Save���������that they give up a iittle in  a cause for which others have sacrificed their  lives. By sacrificing to save, and saving to  Lend they can make the burdens of Canada  lighter. It is a small demand. It is the easiest  ! kind, yet very paying patriotism.  Sacrifice to Save; Save to Lend.  (T  '-^  Doiiigl Yoiir Hit  "l] When everyone is anxious to do his part to win the war, and  many are working under considerable 'stress, it follows that  the eyes are subject to a good deal of strain.  ��������� ^[No one can be 100 per cent efficient and suffer from eyestrain.  It Is a duty you owe to yourself "to have your eye troubles corrected.  ^[ It is our business to correct those troubles.  A. D.MORRISON ,EWlLiAfo^,clAN  ^  ~j  INGERo K.OTARY  10 Days Free Trial.    If satisfactory  you can buy at  $3.00 per Month  i SINGER STORE  Grand Forks, B. C.  H. WEBER^ ^Manager  At a parade of a company of newly called up men the drill instructor's . face turned scarlet with  rage as he slated a new recruit for  his awkwardness. "Now, Rafferty,"  he roared,''you'll spoil the line with  those feet; Draw them back at once,  man, aud get them in line." Raf~  ferty's dignity was hurt. "Plaze,  sargint," he said, < "they are not  mine; they're Micky Doolan's in the  rear rank."  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  'In God's name, what are   eggs  and  tea  Compared with final victory?"  For Sale���������The Graham ranch, on  south side Eeitle river near Billings.  Well adapted for stock raising.  Price $12 per acre. Apply Donald  McCallum, Grand Forks.  Thrift and Victory  "Sow a thought, reap a habit;  Sow a habit, reap a character;  Sow a character, reap destiny."  Sow thrift, reap Victory.  You can read The Sun one vear for  $1.00.  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made  to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. C. McCUTCHEOSf  WINNIPEG AVEN0B  IS  Good  Printing  npHE value of well-  printed, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  New Type  Latest Style  Faces  <��������� V  THE SUN  Columbia Avenue and  Lake Street  TELEPHONE  R101 THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B.C.  AS"A"WAR. MEASURE,  SAVE THE SUQARy  OP1E TEASPCJOMPUb*  "OP SUGARj)  WASTED BY^  EACH  p������teon  inXAHADA  EVERY". DAY*  ^9,925 Tons  PER.  YEAR.  A PIGHTlhG  AlRPIiAME  IS WORTH  $15,000  y>  THIS WASTE  WOULD  PURCHASEA  FLEET OF 265  AlRPliAMES  News of the City ���������;  Sergt. Peroy Taylor, who has  been spending a couple of weeks  wiqh his parents in this city, left  at noon today for the military hospital at the coast.  ,v        ���������  Mrs. Jeff Davis is visiting her parents at Pembroke, Ont.  '������������������.���������-���������'.. ��������� R  must be renewed when it  gth gives out. (2) Get a box of  Wampole's Parafurmic Throat Lozenges and, when in a crowd at a  meeting or anywhere else, dissolve  one or more of these slowly in your  mouth. The ingredients of the lozenges will kill any germs which  may happen to enter mouth. The  above "prescriptions are recommend  ed by Dr. Gershaw, the CP.R. phy-  siciaD at Medicine Hat.  .  Hngh McDonald has returned   to  Phoenix   from   the   war   zone    in  France. Captain W. Garland Foster,   for  merly editor^ and   manager  of the  According' to the   press    reports,  Nelson Daily News, died in   France  President   Wilson's  answer  to  the ^ lDjs month'of wounds.    He  joined  jast German  peace  note  was   more' the army in 1915  farorably received   in   London and ��������� ��������� .-      .-'   -'  Paris than in some quarters of Grand  Forks.  LEMONS WHITEN AMD  BEAUTIFY THE SKIN  Make this  beauty  lotion  cheaply for  your face, neck, arms and hands.  By order the city    health   officer,  the   theater,   p')ol   roorn-i,   schools,  uuuro^e.-i a id Sa'idiy   schools   werej  closed   lust  Saturday  until   further " ~.   '  .'   ,.    _���������  , . At the cost of a small jar of ordinary  . notice owing   to   the app^rance  in j cold crettm one can prepare a full quar-  " ~        ��������� '   ���������   " -     '     ter pint of the most wonderful lemon  Bkin softener and complexion beautifier,  by squeezing the juice of'two fresh lemons into a bottle containing three ounces  of orchard white. Care should be taken  to strain the juice through a fine cloth  bo no lemon pulp gets in, then this lotion will keep fresh for months. Every  woman knows that lemon juice is used  to bleach and remove such blemishes as  freckles, sallowness and tan and is  the ideal skin softener, whitener and  beautifier.  Just try it! Get three ounces oi  orchard white at any drug store and  two lemons from the grocer and make up  a quarter pint of this sweetly fragrant  lemon lotion and massage it daily, into  the face, neck, arms and hands. It ii  marvelous to smoothen rough, red hands.  the-eity of Spauish influenza. It is  said that there were about ten ca e-<  in the city on Saturday. No new  cases have since b������en reported, but  the citizens do not intend to take  any chances by sneezing at the dis  e'se.  One of our Cdg^ry readers sends  T- e Sun the following precautions  to be taken to avoid the Spanish influenza: (1) Fill a small sack, made  of cotton, with camphor, and attach  a string or piece of tape to it which  can be worn around tbe neck. Place  the sack inside your clothing on  your breast, and the effluvia of the  camphor will kill   the germs.   The  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  its advertising columns.  ���������..ttS������  Make your money go further. Saves car fare and shoo leather.  Costs very little for upkeep. Gets you to work feeling fine. Lets  you slip home for a hot dinner, instead of a cold lunch.  Cycling is easy and pleasant when you ride a Cleveland Bicycle,  the wheel that runs smoothly and easily year after year. Look for  the name-plate Cleveland Let me explain to you my easy sale  plan on terms.  First olass repair work done also in Blacksrnithing, Brazing,  Aluminum Soldering Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork, etc.  Open on Saturday Evenings Till 10 o'Clock  J. R. MOOYBOER  Opposite Grand Forks  Garage  and  City  Hall  Always a full line of Accessories, Tires and repair  parts on hand for bicycles, motor cycles and black-  smithing.  "CASCARETS" WORK  WHILE YOTJ SLEEP  For   Sick'   Headache,   Sour  Stomach,  Sluggish Liver and Bowels���������  Take Cascarets tonight.  Furred Tongue, Bad Taste, Indigestion, Sallow Skin and Miserable Headaches come from a torpid liver and  clogged bowels, which cause your stomach to become filled with undigested  food, which sours and ferments like garbage in a swill barrel. That's the first  stop to untold misery���������indigestion, foul  gases, bad breath, yellow skin, mental  fears, everything that is horrible and  nauseating. A Cascaret to-night will  give your constipated bowels a thorough  cleansing and straighten you out by  morning. They work while you sleep���������  a 10-cent box from your druggist will  keep you feeling good for months.  WHAT TO DO IF  INFLUENZA GETS YOU  [By the national conference of  American army,navy and civilian  doctors ] , " .'  How to prevent it:  1 Avoid contact with other people -so far as possible. Especially  avoid crowds indoors���������theaters and  other places of public assemblage.  2. Avoid persons, suffering from  "colds," sore throat and coughs.  3. Avoid chilling the body or liv  ing rooms of temperature  below   65  deg. Fah. or above 72.  4. Sleep and work in clean, fresh  air.  5. Keep your hands clean and  keep them out of your mouth. ,.  6. Avoid  expectorating in public  places and see that others do   like  wise.  7. Avoid visiting the sick.  8. Eat plain nourishing food and  avoid alcoholic stimulants.  9 Cover your nose with your  handkerchief when you sneeze, your  mouth when you cough. Change  handkerchiefs frequently. Promptly  disinfect soiled handkerchiefs by  boiling or washing with soap and  water.  10. Don't worry, and keep  your  feet warm. Wet feet demand prompt  attention.    Wet  clothes are danger  ous and must be removed as soon as  possible.      '    ,  How to treat it:  1. If you get a cold, go to bed in  a well ventilated room.  Keep warm.  2. Keep away from other people  Do not kiss anyone.  3. Use individual basins, knives,  forks, spoons, towels, handkerchiefs,  soap; wash plates and cups.  4. Every case of influenza should  go to bed at once under the care of  a physician. The patient should  stay in bed at least three days after  fever has disappeared and until con-  valescense is well estadlished.  5. The patient must not cough or  sneeze except when a mask or handkerchief is neld before the face.  6. He (or she) should be in a  warm, ventilated room.  7. There is no specific for the disease. Symptoms should be met as  they arise.  8. The danger is from pneumonia  Avoid it by staying in bed while actually ill and until convalescence is  fully established.  9. The after-effects of influenza  are wor"e than the disease. Take  care of yourself.  10. Strictly observe the state and  city rules and regulations for the  control of influenza.  10 CENT "CASCARETS"  FOR LIVER AND BOWELS  Cure   Sick    Headache,   Constipation,  Biliousness, Sour Stomach, Bad  Breath���������Candy Cathartic.  No odds how bad your liver, Btomach  or bowels; how much your head aches,  how miserable you are from constipation, indigestion, biliousness ana sluggish bowels���������you always get relief with  Cascarets. They immediately cleanse  and regulate the stomach, remove the  sour, fermenting food and foul gases;  take the excess bile from the liver and  carry off the constipated waste matter  and poison from the intestines and  bowels. A 10-cent box from your druggist will keep your liver and bowels  clean; stomach sw-ect and head clear for  months.    They work while you sleep.  IT'S THE STEADY  ', ADVERTISING  That Brings  the Steady  Trade to  You  d#  Isn't tlie 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 THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this valley.  ^$  The GRANDFORKS SUN  eaders    Want   to   Hear  From   You   Every   Week THE   SUN.    GUARD    FORKS,   B. C.  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy1 a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments by"  oMiller C& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  jhave to resort to the  expediency  o  blasting   the   tubers   out    of     the  ground.  The potato crop in the GraDd  Forks valley will bring in about  $50,000 to the ranchers this year.  This is a pretty nice revenue from  one coamjodily aloue.  Potatoes  Digging time has arrived and the  crop in British Columbia "is not  turning out as good as expected.  There is a considerable lossdue to a  rot which affects a proportion of the  crop.. The quality of the spud is  fine, but the surface is more irregu  lar and less shapely than buyers  would desire. Prices are stiffening  and up country potatoes are now offering from $32 to $34 f.o.b. ship  ping point, with an advance very  likely. Stockton, Cal., quotes fancy  $2 per cwt, extra choice $1.75 to  ������1.90, choice 81.55 to $1.75. Demand slow. The fancy names boil  down to No. 1, 2 and 3, although  some growers think their No 3 is a  No. 1. When greater care in grading  is exercised less "comeback" or If you care for heavy hair- that glis-  claims   for potatoes not being up to  tens with beauty and  is radiant-  with  'life;  has an incomparable softness and  Timberlake^;Spn-. & Co.  ;"'��������� "Quality Jewellers"  We cany a complete line of Jewellery,Silverware,  Watches and Clocks. Cultivate the habit of vis-  v ing our store frequently. A cordial welcome  awaits you, and we will cheerfully show and ex-.  plain the merits of whatever may interest you.  Fine Watch Repairing' a Specialty.  V.  Bridge Street, - Next Door B. C. Telephone Office  THICK, GLOSSY HAIR I    J0b Printing at The Sun office at  FREE FROMDANDRUFP , practically the same prices as before  ������������������  (the big war started.  Girls! Try it! Hair gets 8oft,.fluffy and  beautiful���������Get a small bottle  of Danderine.  News of the City  Word was received in the city on  Saturday that Pte. L. Frankovitch  had beeu wounded in action 'in  France.  O E. Fisher, of Penticton, super  intendent of the Kettle Valley   line,  V"-Ab >ut twenty men are employed was iii the city on  Wednesday,  at the Rock Candy mine at  Lynch  Creek.     These  are at  present  employed on constructing camp   build-  grade will be made.  Vancouver Island reports a very  poor potato crop. British Columbia  growers should select their stock for  seed and domestic use and sell as  much as possible now, if present  prices can be secured. ��������� .  ings,   as   mining   operations on an  Wm. Jewell and faoiily returned  on Saturday from a vacation trip to  Kentucky and Tennessee.  Pte.   E.    Harrison   returned   on  huge scale will not commenced until  the  tram   line, work on which   was  ,;.,,,. ,    ���������       ���������   , ,,.'     . i   Wednr-sday from a  visit  with   rela-  started this week, is completed   and J  "shipping facilities are afforded    The���������.lives at Bock Creek^ ,  tram line will be a mile and  a   half      E   F  LhW_s b;.s re()ted hig   ranch  in length, and will connect with  -an  f()r next 8eH8oU U) lVir. Kipph.g.  extension of the KnUle   Valley   line '  a couple of miles above Lynch Creek ;     N   L  McInbP8 |eft on Wednesday  The buildings being  erected   at tiV  ,. .     .  ^ s o tor at nu to the coast cities.  camp are of a substantial  character,  and all the supplies and furnishings!;.;..;.''.;.  s    '      ~ ���������   t  taken to the camp are  of   the   best; Thrift and Victory-  quality.     Work on the   wagon   road   -'Suw a thought, reap a habit;  from Lynch creek to the camp is now  being rushed from both ends.  low a habit, reap a character;  Sow a character,   reap destiny.  Sow thrift, reap Victory.  A  Grand   torks   business    who  made an experiment in  war  economies on Tuesday  by smoking cartridges instead of tobacco, states that'  the experiment was a complete fail-,  ure.   The  damage  wrought  to the!  pipe    by   the  exploding  shells, he j  says, far exceeds *the  difference  in ;  the cost of the   two   smoking  ma-'  I  tenals    For terms and conditions  The ranchers in  this  valley have  nearly finished harvesting their  po-'  tatoes,   and   if   the  wea-her  keeps  "147"  For Sale���������Nine head young stock  Also barrel churn and cream separator; '-incubator, 450 ege; combined  hatcher and brooder; three brooders,  new. No reasonable offer refused.  Apply C. V, Meggitt, nar Green ���������  houses.  Queen Victoria, on her last trip   to  Italy, visited the   church   at   A'ssisi  where she met a very devout   monk,  who escorted her through a chilly corridor.  His head was shaven, and    she  asked   him   if   he did   not   feel the  draughts,      wearing     the        tonsure  the      way     his     order,     did       His  repiy   was   not   in"Italian, as she ex~  pected, but in perfect   English,   tine  tured with Celtic   brogue:    l'No,-madam, I don't suffer at all in that way.  You know, we Irish are a   hot headed  race!  l"  is fluffy and lustrous, try Danderine.  Just, one application doubles tlie  beauty of your hair, besides it immediately dissolves every . particle of  landruff.' . You.can not have nice heavy,  healthy hair if you have dandruff. This  destructive scurf robs the hair of its  lustre, its strength and its very life,  and if not overcome it produces a fever-  islmcss and itching of the scalp; tho  hair roots famish, loosen and diej then  '.he hair fails out fa'at. Surely get a  small'' bottle of Knovlton's .'^pjidcrine  ;rom any drug store and just try it.  Wise wives won't waste.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAICK  your  repairs to   Armson, sboe  re  imirer.    The   Hub.    Look   for  the  Bie-  Boot.  Great Britain will give a new suit  to 2,000,000 Yankee soldiers.  SOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  "Pape's Diapepsin" neutralizes excessive acid in stomach, relieving  dyspepsia, heartburn and  distress at once.  One of tlie finest homes  in Grand Forks. Lots 84  x 125 ft.; 30 fruit trees,  etc.  mild for a few days longer it is   not  anticipated   that, any of them will  apply to  irane  Grand Forks, B. C.  Employment Office���������Do you nepd  he'p of. any kind, or do you want a  position of any kind, phone or  write. Headquarters for ranchers  to sell or exchange stock.- Let  ine know what you want or what  you don't want, by mail or phone.  L. C. Odell, Grand Forks. Box 242.  Phone 80.  I*  i<hBi ai.Q..������ii������ ������^n<ii������������  Speak Into  The  The telephone mouthpiece has* been  designed to catch sound and convey it  to the mechanism of the transmitter.  The present shape has been determined  to be the best.  Half of the telephone service difficulties of today would be prevented if persons would speak directly into the  transmitter, with the lips half an inch  from the mouthpiece, and speak slowly  and distinctly in a moderate tone of  voice, particularly when ������ivin������ numbers  to the operator  TELEPHONE COMPANY, Ltd  Sure! High Heels  Cause Corns But  Who Cares Now  Because style ��������� decrees that women  crowd and buckle up their tender toes  in high heol footwear they suffer fromi  corns, then they cut and trim at these  painful pests which merely makea the  corn grow hard. This suicidal habit  nay cause lockjaw and women are  ���������warned to stop it.  A few drops of a drug, called freez-  one applied directly .upon a soro corn  gives quick relief and soon tho entire  corn, root and all, lifts out without  pain. Ask the drug store man for a  quarter of an ounce of freezone, whlchl  costs very little but is sufficient to remove every harri or soft corn or callua  from one's feet.  This drug is an ether compound and  dries in a moment and simply shrivels  up the corn without inflaming or even  irritating tho surrounding tissue or  skin. Clip this out and pin on your  wife's dresser.  Time it! In Ave minutes all stomach distress, due to acidity, will go.  No indigestion, heartburn, sourness or  belching of gas or eructations of undigested food, no dizziness, bloating, foul  breath or headache.  Pape's Diapepsin is noted for its  qped in regulating upset . stomachs.  It is the surest, quickest stomach sweetener in the whole world, and besides .it  is harmless. Put an end to stomach  distress at once by getting a large fifty-  cent case of Pape's Diapepsin from any  drug store. You realize in five minutes  how needless it is to suffer from indigestion, dyspepsia or any stomach disorder caused by fermentation du������ *o  excessive acids in stomach.  You can rend The Sun one year for  SI 00.  New Management  Dad Odell, who has been driving  thf> bfl^trage wagon for Vant Bros.,  has rented the  Province Hotel Bar  Where he will serve all kind?   of  cool, refrf-shiriK temperance drink-  and the choicest brands of cigars  VVIipn you are hot and in  need of  cooling off, call and see me,  Also pool and billiard pallor in  connection. rt  Look for the Bigyest Brick Block  on Bridge Street  You will always find me "At  Home,"  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.  Fre-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 5300 per annum and records same each year.   Fail-  ; ure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture'. Title  cannot be obtained on these claims in  less than 5 years, with improvements of  .$10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 ��������� years.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may  record  another pre-emption,   if  he  re-  . quires. 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 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 the heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of the present war. This  privilege is also made retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision is made for the grant to  persons holding uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the land, if divisible,  as the payments already made will  cover in proportion to the sale price of  the whole parcel. Two or more persons  holding such Agreements may group  their interests and apply for a proportionate allotment jointly. If it is not  considered advisable to divide the land  covered by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  of equal value selected from available  Crown lands in 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  the 1st day of May, 1919. Any application made after this date will not be  considered. These allotments apply to  town lots and lands of the Crown sold  at public auction.  For information apply to any Provincial Government Agent or to  G. R. NADEN,  Deputy Minister of Lands,  victoria, B. C.  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Oki'icb!  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  Tklkvhonws;  Oki-ick, lihti ffnof Str-PPt  Hansen's Kksiijesck. K3S ' "I uliccl  Yale Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotkl. Fikst Strkkt  AUTO LIVER'  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  ��������� Model Livery Barn  ML H. Barns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  P. C. PETE  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER  IN  AND  j  OFFICE AT R. PETRIE'S STORE  PHONE 64    V  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (I'ublished Annually)  Enutiies1 traders  throughout   tlie   world   tn  eoinmuiiicuto direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  ���������n each class of fronds. Kesidos being " corn-  lete commercial guide to London ami itw  ubiirbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPOliT MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the Coloniiil  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the 1'orts to which they snli.  ami 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 fur-  warded', freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order.for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlnrger advertisements from S15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abchuicli Lune, London, E.C ,  ���������'  A

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