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 *\.  ���������*>  ~-������*������  ijll^y Qrcjhardist  ���������SIXTEENTH YEAR  ~-i  \  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1917  $1.00 PER YEAR  opposite  3ity Will Have to Pay More  .. But OostNot to-Be Raised  : to Consumer at Present  :j!is a [street in.the^additlon  - Centraj/school building    The clerk !  ' was instructed to write to the  agent  of   the   townsite, company  for  in-  formation.  ,,, Aid., Webster brought up the raat-  .ter or the registration of a lot purchased' by Peter A Z. Pare at a tax  sale, and the clerk was instructed to  endeavor'to ascertain from the registrar why this' lot can not' be registered at the'same price as is charged  for registering any other lot,  - -The-mayor said it bad/been suggested to him by some of tbe men  at the' front that the,city endeavor  to secure from the military authorities, some souvenir of the war.  Other cities' were getting captured  guns and other relics,'and he did  not see wby Grand Forks should not  have a Hun cannon mounted"oh the  post - office triangle. The matter  was left in the hands of the  mayor.  "Ottawa-Thinks Military Ser-  ^ vice. Will Help the National Condition  hr  The session of-the city council on  - Monday   night   was   rather    brief;  /        Mayor .Acres  and   Aid   Harkness,  McArdle, McCallum, Schnitter and  Webster'were present.  A. letter  from L.   A. Campbell,  manager- of   the    West   Kootenay  Power   &   Light   company,  stated  that, owing to the increased cost   of  production, his company was forced  to hold to  its decision to raise the  price of electric power 2|c per k. w.  hour, being with the first of October.  A   communication   from -A.  E.  Todd, mayor, of Victoria, s.ated that  F. S. Riley, a noted lecturer of Portland, Ore., had been engaged by the  BC, Tourist association  to give  il-  :i      lustrated   lectures, thoughout " the  ' country on the resources and-scener.y  of this province, and a request  was  made.for views of '-this district and  data concerning its resources.   The"  mayor was appointed   a  committee  of   one   to   supply the information  wanted.'" -'";'���������  A communication from.rthe  land,  registry   office,-quoting   prices  for  .furnishing municipalities-^with   in  formation regarding registered property in cities, was ordered filed. -  ,.  Tenders   for   coal   were received  from the Grand Forks Tsansfer company   and   from   Sc'obt   Bros.    The  former firm quoted Green Hill lump  at .89.50, and the latter  Chinook at  S9.25perton. Scott Bros, were uncertain when delivery could be made,  and on motion of Aid..McArdle the  tender of the Grand Forks  Transfer  company was   accepted,   providing  s    the coal was satisfactory to the com  mittee.  The chairman of the finance com-  mitteee recommended that a rebate  be granted all liquor license holders  for the unexpired period of their  licenses.    Approved.  On motion, the council decided to  charge breweries, hotels and restaurants a yearly license fee of $10.  The   chairman   of  the  board of  works   reported   that   Bridge street  had .been gravelled and rolled.   The  business men of the fire   limits dis-,  trict had expressed  themselves   as  being dpos^d to the moving  of  the  Yale Annex.    He had promised the  proprietor    of     the      Yale    that  the   matter   would  be further con  .  sidered at this meeting providing be  secured tbe consent of a majority of  residents within the  fire  limits and  paid" the   taxes   and   rates  on the  property. The report was adopted.  The chairman of the  water   and  light   committee   reported  that his  committee had met to consider the  tbe raise in the cost of power to the  city.    The committee bad come  to  the   conclusion   that   nothing  else  could now be done but to accept tbe  price fixed by the power company.  He recommended that for the present   at   least-the  price to the consumer remain the same as it is now.  The report was accepted. Union government that we have   been  am    u   i l   '     i . 'unable   to   keep up with them,   and  Aid.   Harkress   brought   up the thorefore  we   ^ nofc cwtain 'jf  wo  question as to whether or not   there have given him his proper title.  DOUKHOBORS DENY  VISIDNOFSECT  Petition "Parliament Contrail  ������������������ dieting Alleged Statement  ' of Peter.Veregin  Ottawa,   Oct.   25.���������The   prospect  opened.for-Canada^bv- the  military  service act-is one  of  prosperity in  sured and safeguarded.    The object  of the act is to reinforoe our men  at  the-front wbile~keeping  in   Canada  those   whose presence  here  is  "re  quired in order fhat necessary   business may be carried on   as   well as  those whosegoinjgoverseas would lay  a heavy   burden   on   the   country  through tbe^eeds of dependents.  No heavy tax on the manpower  of the country will be made. The act  calls for but 100,000 men, and authorities estimate that there are in  the country 400,000 of thefirs| class  alone, unmarried men and widowers  without children between the ages  of 20 and 34, This class may well  supply most of those needed.  Men in the first class called will  be withdrawn for military service  only as they are required by the  militory situation. The process will  be gradual, thus leaving a portion of  the men to follow their regular vo  cations until such a time as they are  required.   . ���������  The cost- of the war must be reduced to the minimum by the system which sends out of tbe country  only those who can best be spared,  from the standpoint of the nation as  a whole. General prosperity must  also be encouraged by the'safeguard-  ing of essential industries and the  retention at their work of men whom  the highest interests of the country  require at home.   '  MINISTER OF-MINES  ARRIVES IN CITY  Hon Martin Burrell, minister of  mines in the union government and  member for Yale-Cariboo, arrived in  the city today from Ottawa. According to the Ottawa dispatches during  the past week, Mr. Burrell has been  sworn in for so many portfolios in the  union government that we have  In   a   letter which  has been forwarded to C. J_. Doherty; minister of  justice at Ottawa,  the   Doukhobors  of  tbe   district   near   Tbrums- and  Tarrys petition  parliament   against  the recent statements alleged to have  been   made, by   Peter Veregin, in  which it is said thafhe claims there  are tvyo sects of   Doukhobors.    Apparently the point  of   the   petition  to  the   minister  of  justice  is that  there are not, according  to the   interpretation of tbe  local   party, two  sects, but one sect partially divided  into   three   pa'rties���������one under the  leadership oi Peter Veregin,a second  who reeeive their livelihood by honest toil, and a third who .are   in  the  following petition   termed "radical"  and   who  are  known  as "Svobod-  niki."  The petition as sent to the minister justice follows:  :We, tbe   undersigned   Doukho  e  hors, are informing you of th'-i false  statement of Peter Veregin which  has just appeared in the Canadian  press. Peter Veregin, in his peti  tion to yon, says there are two sects  of Doukhobors, and we do not wonder that what he says is not true,  for you can just expect that from  him.  .  "He, with bis con plaining  tone,  tries   to   bribe   the government of  Canada to perpetrate a great crime  to   Doukhobors; that is, to violate  its promise   given  to .^Doukhobors  that they shall'never be conscripted.  When Doukobors came   to  Canada  the government gave   them a  written promise that they should never  be conscripted, even if they  became  British subjects; that is, if they   accepted   homesteads   given    by  the  government.  "Peter   Veregin   says that there  are two sects of Doukhobors.    This  is not true. There is only one sect,  but   there -are   three parties.    One  party Jives in.the compahy of which  Peter   Veregiu   is   president-    The  second party.lives on the farms and  cultivates   the   land   and  earns its  living by honest labor.   This  is not  against    the   Doukhobor   rpligiou.  The third and most radical party is'  the 'Svoboduiui.'    Their principles  are   not  to   kill or ill-use, not only  people but also animals, and not  to  eat   any   meat   or   to wear leather  boots.  "Once as Peter Veregin   was   riding   in   a  carriage   persons of this  party stopped him, and accused him  of being harsh to the animals. Upon  I this Peter Veregin commanded his  Veregin wears the boots made from  the skin of the animals. But not less  percentage of his  company secretly  eat meat and smoke  and  chew  to  baoco. ���������   '  "It-would be better if Peter Veregin smoked and chewed tobacco  than to say anything untrue.  .  '  " 'Not that which  entereth   into'  the   mouth   defileth   the man; but  that which-procee'deth ' out  of  the  mouth   defileth   the man,'said the  Christ.  ^'Peter Veregin not long ago' sent  a; man from his company to tbe  other two parties to invite them to  come'into his company, but neither  went, so he began evil for them. It  is not advantageous to Peter Veregin  that there are .three parties of Doukhobors-and he knows that his  power is coming to an end: When  he.loses his power all Doukhobors  will live, together again, as they  lived before Peter Veregin rose to be  their leader.  "Peter Veregin calls himself a  Christian',' but beats the people himself and commands others to- do it.  He often sues people and ruins them  That is against the principles of the  teachings of Christ and the priori  pies of the Doukhobors  "We give you our honest word  that all said is the precise truth. It  is a shame for Peter Veregin, being  a millionaire, to send other people  to fight and-refusing to go himself.  We kindly request you bring this  petition before the parliament of  Canada.  "We are,  "W. VV. Zbetxeff,  "F. N. Popoff,  "S. F. HoodacoSf."  Five Local Young Men Ambitious to Become Army  Aviators  Glen Manly, Carson McLeod, W.  Sorcesby . and L. Frankovitch, of  this city, and Charlie McArthur, of  Greenwood, have passed the examination of the local medical  board, and have joined the army  flying corps. They expect to  leave for the coast early next Week,  and if they pass the final examination there they will likely be sent  to the training rtation at Toronto.  A farewell dance will be iendered  these young men in the Davis hall  tomorrow night.  WAE CABINET HAS  -  :  BEEN ANNOUNCED  GO ONfflKE  Want  Agreement Entered  Into Last August Adjusted at Once  driver to beat them.    The command  Ferxie, Oct. 24.���������Tbe miners   of  this camp quit 'work today in  pur  suance   of   their "notice   that they  would do so on this date unless their  demands for settlement  of  disputes  as to minor matters pertaining to tbe  agreement   entered into when   they  returned to work in August are sat  isfied and the non-union   men   join  the union. About 900 men are  idle  in   consequence of  this action, and  but five or six men were working at  the   repaira   being   effected' in the  mine so severely damaged   by   last  spring's explosionT   It is thought  that tbe matters between   tbe  company   and   the   men can all be adjusted   with   little   difficulty when  Fair Wage Officer Harrison  and  J.  L. Parker, M.E., arrive   from   Cal-  Ottawa,   Oct.  24.���������Canada's   war  cabinet is announced; also   the   committees of the cabinet which will have  charge of the domestic problems "aris-.  ing out of the war.- The   war   cabinet  ���������technically known as the war committee   of   the  cabinet council���������will  have.the prime minister as   its   president, and Hon. N. W. Rowell as  its  vice president.. The other   committee,  which    will    be   known as the reconstruction and development committee,  will also have the prime   minister  'as  its   president.     Hon.    A.     McLean,  minister   without   portfolio,   will   be  vice president.    The pefsonnel of  the  two committees follows:  War Cabinet���������Chairman, Sir Robert Borden; vice president, Hon. N.  W. Rowell, president of the privy  council; Major-Gen. Mewburn, minister of militia and defence; Sir Thos. '  White, minister of finance; Hon. C.  C. Ballantye, minister of marine,-  fisheries and naval service; Hon. C. J.  Doherty, minister of justice; Hon F.  B. Carvel I, minister of public works;  Hon. A. L. Sifton, minister of customs; Hon. P. E. Bloudin,postmos'ter-  General; Sir Edward Kemp, minisser  of overseas military forces.  Reconstruction   and    Development  Committee���������Chairman,    Sir    Robert  Borden; vice president, Hon.    A.   K.  McLean, minister   without portfolio;  Sir George Foster, minister  of   trade  and commerce; Sir Thos. White, minister   of   finance;   Hon.  J. D. Read,  minister of railways and canals; Hon.  J. A. Calder, minister of immigration  and colonization; Hon. Arthur   Moig-  hen, minister of the interior; Hon. T.  A. Crerar, minister of agriculture: Sir  James   Lougheed,   chairman   of   the  military hospitals   commission;   Hon.  Senator   G.   D. Robertson,   minister  without portfolio.  gary on Thursday.    There   being so  small a number of men outside  the        ^  union,    not   more  than   twelve, as  was obeyed and the Svobodniki were Istatecl by local   union   officiale, not  beaten cauelly. mucb trouble along this line is   an-  "Living together or separate does  ticipated. _      f  not   interfere   with   the Doukhobor J  :   religion. If independent Doukhobors |     Tho Republic  Journal,   which   in-   by an .explosion   of matte  INJURED AT SMELTED ...  BY MATTE EXPLOSION  Carl Holm, an old employee afc the  Giranby smelter, was badly injured in  the faco and about the eyes last night  Fortnn-  .���������  ..  r   ������ ���������������',    "^..   in-, uy mi .explosion   or   matte,    l'ortnn  do   kill the  animals, Peter Veregin. stalled a Linotype a few    weeks   ago, 'ately only one of his  eyes   were   in  does as great a crime, for he   raises has suspended publication.                  !jured.    Today ho was taken   to  Spo-  the animals   and   sells them to He   ,      j kane> where ho wi], bo    ,     d       *  killed. It independent  Doukhobors Tfm  Hn-k  fVn.i,   t n t ���������   ���������  u ���������    \x                *  .           .    ..                           ,  r, ���������    lto.sk  Crook    fall fair is being   the   care   of  an eye   specialist.   His  eat-meat,   the   company   of Peter beid today                                              e ���������     i   i       *                peua.isc.   ins  '     J otiri lo(U>.                                               friends hope for a speedy recovery.  v.  fflMiaBBI o  8  IS  I  1  Is  I)'  THE .-SUN,    GRAND   FORKS;   B. G.  ' 3  AN  INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER  G. A. EVANS. Editor and Publisher  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES, IN ADVANCE.  One Year, in Canada and Great  Britain SI 00  One Year, in'United States  1.50  Advertising "rates furnished on application to this office.  Address all communications to The  Grand Fork's Sun, Grand Forks, B. C.  .   Office Columbia Ave: and  Lake St.  Phone 101 R. ���������  * FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26,  1917.  The principal task.before the Canadian people today is to do every  thing in their power to make the Victory bond issue a success. This is an  instance where a man can show his  patriotism by investing his money and  make a good profit on his investment.  A man who visited Spokane the other  day says that every other man you  meet on the streets there attempts to  sell you a Liberty bond. If Canadians ...will pursue the same method in  disposing of the Victory bonds, there  will be no question regarding the' outcome of the issue.  In these days of lightning political  changes, he is a wise politician who  knows his own party.  The Doukhobors' petition to the  minister of justice is a queer document. If its publication serves no  other purpose, it will at be valuable as  an object lesson to Candians in showing them the class of people the men  in authority in Russia ha������e "to deal  with. '        >...._���������'  The bureau of fisheries is urging  the use of whale and porpoise meat as  human food. It tries to overcome  popular prejudices by showing that  whales and porpoises are mammals  like cattle and sheep; that their flesh  is therefore "meat," that is devoid of  all fishy taste, and that it is palatable  and wholesome, whether fresh, corned  or canned. Experiments at Pacific  coast eities show that whale meat  finds purchsers. Perhaps "Please pass  the whale" may yet become a familiar  table request.  Wh'ile no definite date has yet been  set for the federal elections.^ is eerier-  ally believed that it will be somewhere  around December 17. This will give  defeated candidates ample time to recover for their Christmas dinner.  It is too early in the campaign for  a man to stake bis reputation as a  prophet by predicting a victory for  either party in the coming election  The issues have not yet been sufficiently clearly defined.  During the next six weeks a great  many political meetings will be held  under the name of patriotic gatherings.  If Laurier comes out' of Quebec  with fifty-five or sixty seats, the balance of tho country, in order to give  Borden a victory, will have to go  pretty solidly for the union government.  A pretty good story comes from  Eholt. A Grand Forks man in a  little Ford knocked a man down  with his car and ran one wheel over  one of his shoulder before he could  stop. Then, horrified at what be  had done, he backed the car up and  ran over it again. The victim took  the incident as a good joke. If a  thing is worth doing at all, it is  worth doing well.  Political Situation  The politicians irrespective of  former party affiliations are beginning to figure bow the new arrangement between Borden and his handful of Liberal associates will work  out. In the opinion of many it  looked at first as if the ground bad  been completely cut from under  Laurier's feet, but now there appears to be an inclination to revise!  that opiuion.   It is  admitted that'  Sir Wilfrid Laurier "will  practically  make a clean sweep'of ��������� Quebec, and  that gives ,the~Liberal  party' aJ substantial start in tbe race/   Now, .tbe  Liberals in the other provinces; are  willing to boost  the union   govern  ment,  providing  the  Conservatives  will agree to an arrangement  whereby alternate seats will- be" allotted to  Liberals- and   Conservatives,. share  and share alike. This, they, suggest,  would eliminate all   the recriminations of an eleclionon   party   lines.  Indeed, it would do more, if carried  out in every province in the. Domin  ion with the exception of Quebec,  it would ,, give .the Liberals a' ma  jbrity of fifty-five to sixty in the  next parliament. Another phase that  might be taken into consideration at  ,the present time is the high-percentage of men applying for ex  emption under the military service  act. It looks as if exemption applications would amount to 80 per  cent of the 300,000 or more men  who will . pass the medical boards.  How many of those who are applying for exemptions'will vote for tbe  union government? That question is  an interesting one and, in the words  ;of the scientific lecturer, opens' up a  new line of thought.���������Ladysrhit'h  Chronicle.   ���������    ,."'      "-  "   ''?  Punishment, to Fit the Case  During the recent maneuvers,  says tbe Bristol Times', a captain  called one of his sergeants one day  and said, "Sergeant, note down Private Bates, one day on * bread and  water for slovenly turnout on pn-  rade."  -"Beg pardon, captain,".responded  the sergeant,'.'but that won't make  any   difference   to. Bates. , He's' a  vegetarian." ,'  -"Then," said   the,'captain, "give.  him one day on meat and soup."  ���������j   .  , . #���������:���������  She Finally Got Attention  Little Lydia had been given a  ring as a Christmas present, but,  mucb to her disappointment, no one  of the guests at tbe Christmas din-  nerhad' noticed it.' Finally, unable  to withstand their obtuseness or indifference, she exclaimed:  "O dear, I'm so warm in my new  ring!"  I  J  1-  <  r  JJP to date the war has cost Canada about $700,000,000.   ' /  Canada has spent in Canada over $400,000,000 on her own. account.  Canada has spent in Canada on behalf of Great Britain over $300,000,000.  What Canada spends for Great. Britain is really loaned to Great Britain  and will be repaid or credited to Canada later on.  -  . Great Britain needs so much ready-  cash., to' finance her own expenditures at.  home for herself and f or jour Allies that 'she  must buy on credit from Canada, arid from  every other country where she can ��������� get  credit.  Of course Great Britain's credit is so  good that other countries, in order to get her  trade, are quite as willing to give her credit  as we are in Canada.  Canada wants to help Great Britain  not only because Canada wants Britain's  trade but because we are Canada and she is  Great Britain���������both members of the same  great Umpire, kin of our kin, our motherland.  For Canada it is both a filial and  patriotic duty to supply Great Britain's  war needs and remember, her needs are our  needs. Also it is in Canada's self-interest  to supply those needs and thus keep open  a market for our products.  v ��������� * *  Now, Britain needs our wheat, our  cheese, cattle, hogs, and many manufactured articles.  Canada also needs many of these things  ���������between the two it amounts to more  than a million dollars a day in cash.  And the producers must be paid in-  cash. -  Neither Canada nor Great Britain  could go to a Canadian farmer and buy  his wheat or his cattle on credit.  The farmer and all other producers  might be ever so willing to give their  country credit but they could not do it  because they have to pay cash for-wages,  ��������� for rent, materials^ etc. /They- must be-paid  in cash, or its equivalent. ��������� ' .'  So Canada says to Great Britain:���������"I  will lend you the-money so that you can  pay' cash to Canada's producers for' what  you want. ^ .     '���������'    .  "I will borrow this money from our  own people just as you borrow money from  % your'people.  "I will also borrow from the people, of  Canada money to pay cash for all the products that Canada, as well as Great Britain,  needs in Canada."  That is Canada's practical, patriotic  part in helping to win the war.  Without this credit the Canadian producer could not fell to Great Britain, and  without these'Canadian products the war  would be prolonged.  So it is necessary for Canada to give  to Qreat Britain the credit in order that  Canada's own producers, who need a market,  will have one; and in order that Great  Britain which needs the products to win the  war, will get them.  ��������� * ���������  Now how does Canada get the money  by which both Canada and Britain can pay  cash for Canada's products?  By borrowing it from the people of  Canada through the sale of Canada's  Victory Bonds to be offered in November.  That is why Canada's Victory Bonds  are offered to the people���������to raise money  to help to finish the war.  "Canada must keep her shoulder to the  wheel even though it be a chariot of fire,"  and the way for Canada to keep her  shoulder to the wheel is by buying  Vara  Canada's Victory Bonds  Next week this space will tell why Canada raises money  by selling Canada's Victory Bonds  Iwued by Canada's Victory Ifiaa Committee  in co-operation with the Minister of Finance  of the Dominion of Canada.  ,*���������������  &>  r  5  ���������i  IV  "8  i-  I  Jt  j  ��������� I ������  61  ���������a  tarn, THE   SUN,.  GRAND   FORKS',   B.C.  V,  ���������(���������:-'  .-^u.1  IN BAD WEATHER  The  telephone  is  your  greatest  friend.  No matter what kind of day outside, your*  telephone- is always working and will give  you  instant connectien with.anybody or  any place. ~ -  In summer time it may be a pleasure to  travel, but in winter you Will more than  ever rely on the telephone." Day or night,  your telephone is always rea'dy for ser- -  vice;' day or night, it will take 'you anywhere. ��������� ' *  ~   BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  Those in First Class Under  Military Service "Act Are  ��������� : -Piaced in Grades  - Ottawa,'Oct. 24.���������Only those men  found physically fit for combatant  service overseas by the" medical  boards will be included in the'first  quotas called'to-the colors-under tbe  military service act. AH'such men  "are^'nov being- placed by the examiners in Category. A.  Men not in flawless physical con  dition are being classed as to their  fitness for war service in non-com-  batant���������units, either in Canada or  overseas according to the shape they  are in. Such men may be called up  later and re-examined or they may  be called vfor non combataut services- The immediate need, .of  course, is for men fit for active service.  Experience shows that the physical condition of men varies greatly;  that is, a man may improve greatly  in a few weeks or months Some of  those passed as fit by tbe medical  boards recently had been rejected  by the doctors when they had applied for enlistment in tbe volunteer  forces.   .  - November Cosmopolitan a  Kecord Breaker  November Cosmopolitan is not  only the greatest all-star number  Cosmopolitan has ever published,  but it .is., the. best-balanced number  as well. Fifteen of the most famous,  writers of our time are represented  in its table of contents; their work  is illustrated by twelve oflhe great-  estartists.  Owen Johnson, creator of the  "Salamande," has named a new  type of y.oung woman in "Virtuous  Wives,)' which begins in tnis issue.  It is a story of contemporary Ameri  can social 'life: .Elizabeth Robins  continues "Camilla," as -does Robert W Cnambers "The Restless Sex"  Short stories - are well and ably  presented by Booth Tarkington with  a touching and amusing Penrod  yarn entitled "Walter John," Samuel Merwin with another delightful  Henry the Ninth story, Charles 6.  D. Roberts with '.The Eagle," which  will appeal to every patriotic heart;  Dana ' Gatlin with "Flower "of  Courts," one of those !charging  sentimental narratives for which he  is famous; George Randolph Ches  ter with a J. Rufus Wallirigford ad.  venture, and Arthur B ' Reeve with  "The Phantom Parasite," a story of  Teutonic '.. intrigue successfully  thwarted by .Craig^Kennedy, tbe  scientific detective.  Lillie Langtry.the famous beauty,  "continues her "Myself and Others,"  and George Ade contributes a .new  Fable in Slang, a real classic of  humor.  Maurice Maeterlinck, the famous  Belgian essayist, writes on "Our  Invisible Helpers," an inspirational  essay of great beauty and power:  Arnold Bennett, writes tbe "Mean  ing of Frocks," just as interesting to  men as to women and" handled in  this remarkably clever writer's wonderful style. Ella Wheeler Wilcox,  America's premier poetess, has  written "The Need," a gripping  poem, and Herbert Kaufman contributes "The Smelting Pot " a  wonderful bit of picturesque writing  and philosophy.       ���������������  There was never before published  an issue of a single magazine containing so much that appeals to  every lover of goodu stories and excellent literature.  that-may have given .the   home   its  character.  If yon ,will familiar your young  people with the best reading, they  will not be likely, to crave what is inferior and demoralizing. TheYouth's  Companion is,a powerful influence  in awakening a taste for what is best  in reading. .It is on guard at the  reading-gate! Nothing cheap, mean  or hateful passes-its challenge. But  ni'ther does the crabbed and dull  and.austerp. Cheery idealism is Tbe  Companion's countersign. Put it on  guard at your reading gate!^  " The Companion is 82.25 a year.  If you do not know it, by all means  send for sample copies giving a  Forecast of what the next volume  wi|i bring.  " Our offer includes, for $2 25:  1. Tbe Youth's Companion���������52  issues of 1918.  2. All the remaining issues of  1917.  3. The^Companion Home Calen*  dar for. 1918. '    .  They. Youth's Companion, Com-  monwealtb Avenue, Boston-, Mat-s.  New,,subscription received at this  office,.  .END STOMACH TROUBLE,  GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  (F^r  *\  \*  When Your Eyes Ache  and Blur  And reading andsewing becomes uncom-  fortable.lt is"? time to have, your eyes examined for glasses. " We'can give you  expert service in^the optical line. ���������  A. MORRISON m^ZAZ?^Gm  J  10 CENT ".CASOARETS"  FOR LIVER AND BOWELS  Cure    Sick    Headache,    Constipation,  .  Biliousness,   Sour   Stomach,   Bad  Breath���������Candy  Cathartic.  On Guard at the Reading Gate  It is a fine thing to guard our  homes against alien soldiers of  whose purposes we are all aware.  But it ..is.- also very important to  guard them against other, insidious  foes that creep in- under the disguise  of friendly entertainer, to plunder  and destroy the cherished ideals,  the lofty standards, the clear   views"  DAVIS BLOCK, BRIDGE AND SECOND STREETS  Try us for first quality Fresh and Cured  Meats, Lard, Compound, etc. Fish ana  Game in Season.  Support Youi Home InduFtry1  PHONE 58  DAVIS S FLOOD, Proprietors  "Pape's Diapepsin" makes Sick, Sour,  Gassy Stomachs surely feel fine  in five minutes.  If what you just ate is souring on  your stomach or lies like a lump of  lead, refusing to digest, or you belch  gas and eructate sour, undigested  food, or have a feeling of dizziness,  heartburn, fullness, nausea, bad taste  in'/mouth and stomach-headache, you  can get blessed relief in five minutes.  Put an end to stomach trouble forever  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.  It's the quickest, surest stomach doctor   in   the - world.     It's ^wonderful.  No odds how bad your liver, stomach or bowels; .how.much your head  aches, how miserable you are from  constipation, indigestion, biliousness  and 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 sweet and head clear for  months.   They work while you sleep.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern E-igs and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the      "     '  Model Livery Barn  ML H. Barns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  IMPERIALS PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL  Advertise in The Sun.  largest local circulation.  It has the  Drafted soldier is the 'right name  for those called to the colors under  the military service act.  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Made   to  Order  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly Done  R.C.McCUTCHEOiN  -WINNIPEG "AVElNCP  Fresli Tob  accos  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks .  W-   J-  Meagfier, Prop.  HANSEN 8 GO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Office !  F. Downey's Cigar Sture  Tf.lkphonks;  Office, K(i6 tfPof CtrPPt  Hansk.n's Kksidenck K38i,,j" "''"I  Exemption Boards have been chosen in such a way as to make them absolutely independent and  removed from all influence. There are over 1,250 boards throughout the country, each composed of two  men, one appointed by the county judge in the district concerned and one selected by a joint committee of  Parliament. Being familiar with local conditions where they sit, the members are well-fitted toappreciate  such reasons for exemption as are put before them by men called up.  Exemption will be granted to those who can establish that it is in the national interest that they remain  in civilian life.   This is for the Exemption Board to decide after having received full information in each case.  The grounds on which exemption may be claimed (which are Bimilar to the grounds recognized in  Great Britain and the United States) are as follows:���������  (������)   That it is expedient in the national interest that the man should, instead of being employed in Military Service.be  engaged in other work in which he is habitually engaged.  (6) That it is expedient ini������he national interest that the man should, instead of being employed fn Military Service, be  engaged in other work in which he wishes to be engaged and for which he has special qualifications.  (������) That it is expedient in the national interest that, instead of being employed in Military Service, he should continue  to be educated or trained for any work for which he is then being educated and trained.  (d) That serious hardship would ensue if the man were placed on active service, owing to his exceptional financial or  business obligations or domestic position.  (������)" III health or infirmity.  (f) That he conscientiously objects to the undertaking of combatant service and is prohibited from doing to by tenets  and articles of faith, in effect on the sixth day of July, 1017, of any o'rennized religious denomination existing and  well recognized in Canada at such date, and to which he in good faith belongs.  fa)   That he should be exempt because disfranchised under the War Time Election Act.  No Claim for Exemption should be put forward unless one or other of these grounds in fact exists,  and no loyal citizen should assist in, or allow himself to be made a party to, any Claim for Exemption unless  thoroughly satisfied that it is made in good faith.  Exemption may be applied for by the men selected themselves or by their parents, near relatives or  employers. Application for exemption must be made on printed forms to be found at every post office,  which are to be filled in and left with the postmaster if exemption is desired. The postmaster will forward  the form to a Registrar, who will send it. to the appropriate Exemption Board. In due time, then, the  Applicant will get notice as to when he must present his case before the Board.  Issued by The Military Service Council  138  SGGBm  HHKJaszsaaEmsssmsaxBEEiizitaffifisnz^^  nviMaaiiuMMi  wmmomeAm  fflfflSK N  rMSWn������imu������W������������'J*<lffliUiM[������!!*)XMff^ /fctSS^W������K5^������Wl^^������������t^^.<M&ij8  9 I  It >'  I!  W *  ill *.  s  ;���������  Ri  R-:  I*!  III  I!  Si  sb/  THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS;.  B/C.  IS KING  GIVE '' SYRUP OP PIGS''    ���������  *.  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  r  9n t3 ������_ PTesentyday Sewing Machines.  v 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*s  c7Hiller ������ Garde  Complete Home Furnishers   -  Delicious "Fruit Laxative" can't harm  tender little Stoma������h, liver  "���������   and bowels.  /DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FOR FINE PRINTING  the highway, 'says a  news   dispatch  from Spokone     Work will   start  at  Laurier, on the Canadian line.twelve  miles east of Grand Forks, and   will  extend south ahout six miles. ��������� This  highway already extends from Spo  kane to Deer Park, and considerable  "work has been  done  from   Colville  toward Spokane.  This road is   to be  connected up straight through from.  Spokane   to   the   Boundary   in the  next' two years. About $30,000 is to  be spent on the present work.  '    .  Look  at the  tongue,   mother!    If  coated, your little one's stomach,.liver  and bowels need cleansing at, once.  When peevish, cross, listless, doesn't  sleep, eat' or act naturally, or is feverish,  stomach  sour,  breath,bad;  has  sore throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give  a teaspoonful.of "California Syrup of  Figs," and in a few hours all the foul,  constipated   waste,    undigested   food  and sour bile gently moves out of Its  little bowels without griping, and you  have a well, playful child again.   Ask  your druggist for a 50-cent bottle of  "California Syrup of Figs," which contains full--directions for babies, children of all ages and for grown-ups.  Foj '^atcfies,v: CIocKs,v Jewellery,  Gut Glass, Silverware, Etc.  timberlake" son & co:  .     1    '     "THE QUALITY JEWELLERS"   - . ^     '  .  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forts  (Specialty:    Fine Watcfi Repairs.  Mrs. P. H. Donaldson and the  Mii-ses Henrys will b^'at home, to  their friends on Tuesday, October 30  THICK, GLOSSY HAIR  FREE PROM DANDRUFF  Girls! Jry It!-Hair gets soft, fluffyand  'beautiful���������Get'a 25*ceht bottle  "of Danderine.  The 'Red Cross of the .province  wish to present the.B C boys at the  front with B. C apples for Christmas, and orchardists ' who wish'to  makecontrib'ntions of fruits f<arf this  purpose are invited to do so.-; 'A car  of apples will be assembled- at ������������������'Nelson dunng'tbe first week in November.  A few weeks ago The  Sun  reproduced   a   dispatch   printed  a coast  paper stating Alex Fraser had   been  accidentally   killed   in   P.   Burns'  stockyards   at  Calgary.   \Although  The  Sun   did  not make a positive  statement-that  this   was  the same  Alex Fraser.who  played  a   prominent  part   in   the  early   history of! the bazaar  Grand Forks, our readers appear to  have   arrived   it   this   conclusion. I     A   meeting  Our'pidneer friend now-' comes  for  _The  amount -collected  on    "Our  Day" last   Tuesday  for   the British  Red Cross was S25o'. Thip, added  to the amount collected for the  local Red Cross- last week, makes  about ������1000 the citizens of Grand  Forks have contributed to the ���������Red  Cross during the past-..two weeks,  which is doing pretty well, consider  ing the size of our city. The ladies  who engineered the "tag day'' campaign deserve an equal amount of  credit  with those'  who   conducted  W B. Cochrane and Neil McCal-  lum on Monday received official  notification from Ottawa of their appointment as members of tne local  exemption tribunal.  If you care-for heavy, hair that glistens with beauty and is radiant with  life;-has an incomparable softness and  is fluffy and lustrous, try Danderine.  Just   one   application   doubles   the  beauty of your hair, besides it immediately   dissolves   every   particle   of  dandruff.     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 feverishness and itching of  the   scalp; , the   hair   roots   famish,  loosen and die; then the hair falls'out  'ast.    Surely.-get a  25-cent bottle of  Ivnowlton's Danderine from any drug  .tore and just try "it  Yale Barber Shop  .  Razor Honing a Specialty  The Sun read is ,read ,by   everybody in the Kettle valley.  P. A.   Z,   PARE,-Proprietor4  ^ Yale Motel, First Strekt  Dave Wood head   left on   Sunday  for Texada island, B C.  METEOROLOGICAL  | A meeting of the Grand-Forks  j Poultry association was" held in E.  ward and objects to being dead. The I c- Henniger's office on Saturday  Alex Fraser killed, he says, was an-; evening, when the preliminary ar-  other man who bore bis name, and ' rangements were made for the dis-  who was employfd in the same in- trict poultry show which will be  stitution. Mrs. Fraser adds that, held in this city on December 5th  jndging from, the number of en-'and6tn- The provincial grant for  queries   she   has  received trom all! tQis show amounts to $360  parts  of   the  world concerning her f    husband's   tragic     and     untimely  The  following  is  the   minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day   during  the   past   week, as recorded by the government thermom  eter.on E. F. Laws' ranchV  ,.  * Max.  19���������Friday -....  56  20���������Saturday   .... 42  21���������Sunday"  60  22���������Monday   54  23���������Tuesday  56  24���������Wednesday .. 52  2p���������Thursday   4i  CORPORATION OF THECITY OF GRMD  FORKS  Notice to Householders and  Licenseholders-  Oct,  Min  25  28  ��������� 23  35  38  32  All Householders who have paid the  Road Tax-for 1917', and . all   License-  holders who have paid license fees   of  85.00 for 1917, such in" each case .be  ing British subjects of   the-full age of  twenty one years, >and residents of the  City, since   January, 1,   1917, must  register at the City 'Office   not   later  than October .31,' in .order   to   have  their names on the  Municipal List of  Voters '- \ ���������'���������'-'  JOHN. A. HUTTON,  City Clerk.  Independent Brand  Counter Check  Books  Made, in Toronto. The  b^st counter checkbooks  on the market today.  Inches  Precipitation % ;'...   0.26  death, The Sun must have a circula-  ion of at least a million and a half.  We are overjoyed to state that we  have at last found a person who has  formed an adequate conception of  the number of The Sun's readers."  Cecil Collins, who went overseas  with the 102_n.d battalion and who  was wounded in the leg at the front,  returned to Grand Forks on Sunday, having been invalided home.  Although the date of bis return was  not generally known, he was welcomed at the station by a large  number of citizens.   He left at once  It Works! Tiy It  Tells  how   to   loosen   a  sore,  tender corn  so  it lifts  out without pain.  astern Trices  We ��������� have a tvvo yeais'  contract to "handle these  'books. Call and see samples  c4t The Sun Office  Construction work on the Inland for his parents' ranch  Empire highway from the Canadian  line south will be started in the near  future as the result of recent 'action  of the Washington state railway  board in approving the routing'"' of  Mrs. W. J: Cook and Mrs. John  McKie left yesterday for Rock Creek,  where they will act as judges at the  Women's Institute fair.  'OMf"Ort becomes second  nature to wearers of A la Grace Corsats.    '  Corsets for walking or evening  wear must give a supleness and grace  to the figure. *"  race  s  Are in high favor among those  who really know how to dress for  occasions.  i  I  t  I  ������������������������t"������"������..������"������.���������,.������,.������..*,t���������,,.0���������t ������,o���������i,4B,0Mg,������������������,���������e.^_4���������^  Good news spreads rapidly and druggists here are kept busy dispensing  froezone, the ether discovery of a Cincinnati man, which is said to loosen  any corn so it lifts out with the fingers'.  Ask at any pharmacy for'a quarter  ounce of freezone, which will cost very  little, but is said to be sufficient to rid~  one's feet of every hard or soft corn or-  callus. ���������   ���������  You apply just a few drops on the  tender, aching corn and instantly the  soreness la relieved, and soeftrthe corn  is so snriveled that it lifts out without pain. It is a sticky substance  which dries -when applied an^d never  inflames or even irritates the adjoining tissue.  This discovery will prevent thousands of deaths annually from lockjaw  and infection heretofore resulting from  the suicidal habit of. cutting corns.  CITY OF GRAND FORKS  Notice to Owners of Cattle  Notice is hereby given that under  the Milk Vendors' Bylaw all persons  having cattle within the City Limits  are required to have their "stables  whitewashed and the premises in a  sanitary condition on or before Octo  her 81st, 1917.  JOHN A.  HUTTON,  City Clerk.  FARM LANDS  Just a Few of Our Exclusive Specialties  THE GOAL EVERBEARING   APPLE-The only  everbearing  app-e   in" existence.     A    delicious -all-the season   fruit.    'Fine  trees, each '.  '      ������, *'���������  THE VANDERPOOL RED AP'PLE-Th'eg^at ^poVt'a'pp^'and  keeper.     Each  cn  THE OIIENCO APPLE-The best desseVt apple."' "p^'ch ��������� 50c  THE YAKIMENE PEACH-APRICOT-A remarkable 'combina'-'  tion of the apricot and peach.  Hardy.  Each      - Si 00  THE VROOMAN FRANQTJETTE WALNUT-Prod'uces'food of   '  great nutritious value'on a highly ornamental tree. Each ~S1 00  THE     SOUVENIR    EVERBEARING    RASPBERRY-The   '  greatest everbearer.    Hundred  814 00  Special Sample Offer  We will send PREPAID to your nearest station next Spring one  of each of these splendid trees and a dozen of Souvenir Raspberries on  receipt of a 85.00 bill, or CO D "85.50. Orders should be placed NOW  tor.these or arfy other of our well known stock. We do not .ship into the  interior in the Fall.  ��������� We issue a SEVENTY PAGE CATALOG of Fruit and Ornamental  Trees, etc., also an ARTISTIC ROSE CATALOG. These will be sent  on request, together with a pretty colored calendar for this month  We have a vacancy for a full-time salesman;' also for one or two men  with spare time.  N.B.���������It is MOST IMPORTANT that ORDERS   be sent in   AT"  ONCE.    The stock must reserved NOW.  ^British ColumbiaNurseries Co.,Ltd  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C.  -*   ��������� Nurseries at Sardiw.  'avis  OREGON * CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Title to some revested in United States by Act  of Congress dated June 9, 1916. Two million  tnree hundred thousand acres to bo opened  /or Homesteads and sale. Power site timber  and agricultural lands. Containing some  of boMtland loft in United States. Now is  the opportune time. Lnrpre secfional map  showing glands and description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One  Dollar. GrnntLauds Locating Co., Box 610,  Cortland, Orepon.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your repairs to   Armson, shoe   repairer. . The   Hub.    Look  for  the   Rig  Boot.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHKHT CASH PKIOES paid for old Stoves  and   Kimjres..   K. C.  Peckluim,   Secondhand Store.  JUST ISSUED���������Most Complete New War Map (jf Fight  u in# Area in Europe���������a marvel of detail; of speciaTin  terest to Canadians; every point of interest easily located;  size 21x3} feet, in fo.nr colors. Map is embellished with  Badges Representing all Canadian Rattalions. Rnch map  in cover of very neat design The very map our Camulutn  soldiers will eudorse, and the map that makes the war understood. Progress of armies easily followed. Con'd not bo  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���������newJ'^ubsiTtption  price $1.25 a year���������every home in Canada should have it.  Don't be without a War Map���������without it, the w,ir is a  mystery.  The Grand Forks Sun  The Family Herald and Weekly Star  and the War Map  ...wi/L.a  %  ������1  /Of I  i\  .���������>;-'  I  rf/.  I  i  ���������a  f  <,.  VI  "s

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