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 wmmNMmwnmn  'It  it  il  Ii  In-**-  ���������jja.WHnBM'-M'iJmJ'g*^"^  '���������J  Kettle Va'Iey Orchard 1st  ���������SIXTEENTH YEAR-No   45  grRAKD FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1917  $1.00 PER YEAR  First Class of Conscripts. Will  Be Marshalled at Once  Says Borden  Toronto, Sept 5. ���������By November  27 the first class of conscripts coming under the military service act  will be in uniform.  ��������� This is a declaration made hy Sir  \, Robert Borden to* representatives of  the ..executive of the Great War  Veterans' association when they attended a conference with the Dominion cabinet at Ottawa on August  29. Sir Robert assured the association representatives, Vice-President  A. C. Machell and. Treasurer J. J.  Shanaban, that 'within ninety days  ��������� of the date of the conference the  first Canadian conscripts wouid be  a kbaki.  The Veterans' association execu  tive officials passed the announce  ment along to the 250 members of  t- the association who attended the  meeting held in the Guildhall last  mght. The news was greeted with  great enthusiasm by the war veter  ans  of preparing the potatoes was said to  be as unusual as it was delicious���������out  of the ordinary.  ��������� According to their rule as given in  the New York Sun, you should lard a  potato before you bake it, in order to  fill up the pores in the skin and keep  the flavor from escaping. If you cover  the skin with a little lard, bacon  grease or butter and bake the potato  the proper length of time���������usually'  three quarters of an hour���������it will surpass a potato cooked in any other way  When you take it from the oven  break.it open immediately so that the  steam may escape. , j  What a Live  Agricultural  Leader,Could Do"to-In-.  crease Production   Uye.TJiousand From B. C  Victoria, Sept. 5 ���������Chief Justice  Macdonald  of   the appeal   court is  momentarily expecting  telegraphic  instructions from Ottawa   regarding  the selection of the.exemption   tri-  unals to opera e unHe- the  military  service act.    The   military   district  authorities have completed their arrangements    for    handling     5000  troops, the* number expected   to   be  enrolled in British Columbia  under  conscription   during   the. next few  months.    These troops   will   be di-  v ded between  Victoria   and   Vancouver for the winter  months.    Instructors   have   been assembled   at  ���������both points.    Troops will be mobilized as   batlalions,   but' despatched  overseas as reinforcing companies.  Heart-Rending French  When on a visit to London M.  Ilibot, the French premier, sat at  dinner beside a well-known financier  whose French was none of the best.  Not knowing that M. Ribot spoke  English, the man of millions opened  tbe conversation somewhat as follows:  "Monsieur," he said, "eska ah-  aska-voo-esk voo vooly," ma-voo-ly  ma-dunny���������"  "My   dear   sir,"    the     minister  blandly  interrupted,   "do, I beg of  you, stop conversing in French. You  speak it   so well it makes me home  sick."     s  'PUSHES-WORK'AT  COPPER MOUNTAIN  The Canada Copper corporation,  which recently made the necessary  financial arrangements in*New York  to proceed with the development of  the 10.000,000 tons of copper ore in  sight at its Copper mountain properties near Princeton, is steadily increasing the force of men it has at  work at that camp. One hundred  are now employed.  The company is moving the compressor and other machinery to  Copper mountain from the Idaho  mine at Phoenix, while lumber for  the new buildings is arriving daily  at Princeton. The consumption of  power is to be increased and in  preparation for this step the company is improving the power line  between Copper mountain and East  Princeton.  TheGrand Forks high school reopened on Tuesday. This term  the staff consists of Principal Stephens and two teachers. The enrollments numbers about seventy  students.  &   There wasn't much labor performed on Labor day in this city  last Monday, except at the Granby  smelter. Each person celebrated  theday-inhis particular, or pecu  liar, way.  The first carload of summer apples shipped from this city, this  season was forwarded to Edmonton  last week. The car consisted of  Duchess, Yellow Transparents and  Red Astrakans.  The Sun is probably a few minutes late this week on account of the  light rainfall yesterday -afternoon.  The event was such a novelty that  the,entire office staff bad to take a  short vacation in order to get a good  view of the Little drops of water.  (By F. M. Chapman, Editor  Farmers' Magazine.) '  It  is   now   three  years agosince  the-'great   war broke out.    Canada  realized at once the  great   need   of  her  troops  overseas.     Everybody,  also, turned their eyes to the  wheat  granary, for   it  was   realized by ail-  that there would be a terrific strain  on thefood resources of  the world,  as millions of   producers  continued  to drop the art'* of   peaeful   produc  tion, the fact of the depleted   ranks  of the world's food suppliers burned  .into   the   minds oj^the agricultural  departments, provincial, federal and  national.  That officialdom did awaken to  the fact is evidenced by the mass of  exbortatory literature that has flown  farmwards ever since. Duplication  and reproduction mattered not.  Organizations of many kinds, com  missions, farm bureaus, and the  various divisions of the minutely  organized departments of Hgriculture,  were feverishly busy���������advising.  What has been dom?   -How have  we shown up at the end of tbe third  year - in   our  total   returns of field  crops and animal  produce?   Had a  kind   providence  not  showered on  us, in 19]5, one of the greatest harvests in recent times, even to toe extent almost of  the   miraculous, and  have   kept   up  the normal in each  succeeding   year, where   would   all  our urgent   exhortings  have   been?  And what about 1918, the year tbat  will  see   the   world   nearest to the  starving point since the time of   the  Ptolemies?  Practicably there is nothing clone.  Incapacity, bustling from one proclamation to another, draws nothing  big but its salajy    The  excuse   for  producer, without the  active intervention of the state in  the  control-  ing   of  transportation, in tbe  marshalling of  power   machinery into  the fields, or the turning  of skilled  labor into tbe work. A state justifies  itself only by serving all its   people.  The getting of food supplies is as  amenable to the laws of   cause and  effect, as   is' the over-supplying of  shells.  We get what we go after���������in  the^right way. We can get the wheat  if we want it.   Lloyd George is get-  tingi I.  And that, without the farmers standing to lose out.   In Canada  we have, as every  student of   agriculture knows, an enormous capacity for production of a variety of human   food   of  the  highest quality.  Millions of acres of the finest fertility out-of-doors are scattered, in   big  stretches, all over this great country.  We very much doubt whether there  is   a   land under  heaven that surpasses or even equals  its   unfailing  annual output. For any department  not to consider the problem of such  importance, as putting business acumen and energetic accomplishment  at the task is nothing short of criminal.    Suaely   it is  not too late yet  for the   Dominion   department of  agriculture to shake itself   free  and  to get something done.  Senator Richar'dson before the  senate committee urged that the  governmedt do something at_ once,  ���������as it was almost criminal, he said,  for good Canadian wheat land to be  idle, when we considered the needs  of Great Britain' "and the allies, together with our shoitened tonnage  for shipping.  He said:  "The war has increased   tbe  demand   for   grain  from Canada and  the United States and that increased  demand    ^ould   continue   for   the  period   of   the   war   and for many  years after the close of the war.  Owing to shortage of shipping  tonnage  and   their   distance   from  Europe,  neither South America nor Australia  could now be drawn upon for a supply   of  grain  for  Europe.    North  America has to meet that  demand.  Therefore it is necessary to bring all  the land possible  under cultivation  and to plant and take the   crops off  an' area much larger  than is  being  cultivated, now.    The  government  PUBLIC SCHOOL  OPENEDJUESDAY  Medals   and   Honor Rolls  Prdsented Pupjls for.  Proficiency  The Grand Forks public school  reopened on Tuesday morning after  the midsummor vacation with an increased enrollment over the last term.,  The following pupils received medals  and honor rolls for proficiency:  Lieutenant-governor's medal for the  highest pupil in each of the ten cities  having the best entrance results in  the province: Wilfred Brown:  Bank of Commerce medal for the  pupil of Division I having the highest  total ��������� marks for the year: Wilfred  Brown.  Honor Rolls���������Donald Laws, Isabel  Bowen, Frances Padgett, Lilian Hull,  Gunnar Halle, Grace Graham, Hardy  Griswold, Dorothy Latham, Albert  Scott, Gordon McCallum, Isabel In-  nes, Earl Peterson, Fay Walker,  Clarence Truax, Willie Henniger.  Honor Rolls for Punctuality ancl  Regularity of Attendance ��������� Merle  Herr, Abram Mooyboer, A'lice Gali-  peau, Margaret Fowler, Howard DeCew, Corena Harkness, Frances  TFRen, Oswald-Walker, Gladys Mc- "���������  Lauchlan, ' Leo Mills, Fred Cooper,  Clara Brunner, Clare U'Ren, Ethel  Miller, Hazel Waldion, Henry Reed,  Harry Acres, Ellen. Wright, Clarence  Fowler.  Honor Rolls for Deportment���������  George Cooper, Norma Erickson,  Tannis Barlee, Ruth Eureby, Thelma  Hutton, Ruth Larama, Nellie Young,  Joseph Lyden, Lydia Colarch, Edith  Matthews, Edmund Crosby.  Andy Anderson, who is alleged  to have been the aggressor in a fracas in the Russell house a few nights  ago, had a hearing before Judge  Cochrane in the police court yesterday, and was committed for speedy  trial before Judge Brown in the  county court. Tbe ease will come  ���������up tomorrow.    ,  inaction   .can    not be hidden under  the   creation   of the   new offices to I should ascertain tbe best   means of  handle the situation.   Farmers  and increasing, by the use  of  mechani-  .Tudge Brown presided at a sitting  of the county court, in the court  house yesterday. The docket consisted of two or three promissory  note cases.  A Winnipeg dispatch this week  stated that Peter Veregin had declared, in an interview in that city,  that it was a mistake to exempt the  Introducing Larded Potato  At   the  San   Francisco exposition j Doukhobors from the  operations of  several college girls conducted  a res- ��������� the military service act. It is also re-  taurant in which baked potatoes be-1 ported that several young Doukho-1 out of a low equipment of mechani-  came a famous dish���������with enoourag-' bors of Brilliant have enlisted in the cal power, with the ever-hoverinc  ing pecuniary results.    Their method  army. ' bogey of uncertain prices before  the  everybody are sick to nausea of advice. Producers have done wonderfully well this year. No one who  knows what is going in the big open  spaces of the whole* country can  question the patriotism of the farmers  Talk is cheap,   and   plans  are as  numerous as the sands, but it takes  man power, horse power, up to-date  machinery, mechanical   power, soil  fertility, good seasons and  markets,  not here   today   and    gone   toinor  row, to greatly increase the nation's  food supply.    Foremost of all   what  is wanted is leadership in this   agricultural      wilderness.      Something  ought to be done, in a big statesmanlike way to markedly   increase   the  production of   the chief food drops,  such as wheae, oats, rye and  beans,  ind be done now.  It is criminal to expect these extra supplies to come out of a soil  that needs the fertility of phosphates  and potash in many cases; out of a  depleted   man-power on   the farm;'  cal appliances, the power of the  men who are cultivating the lands."  He believed that the with proper  study and government encouragement lhe production of wheat from  the Canadian Northwest could he  doubled in three or four years.  Ontario has been doing a   little   to  wards getting more   land  under    tho  plough by placing a few   tractors   at  those points in   the   provinco   where  there has come a call for them.   With  65 at present set up, and salving   the  situation   with   tho   likelihood    that  there   will   be   a hundred or more at  work   inside   of   a   few weeks, a few  thousand acres of fall plowing may be  done that otherwi.se   would   not   bo  TLie unusual conditions that have confronted us this year whereby the haying and tho harvest, both dalayed,have  been carried over into September, the  usual amount of full   plowing  is   not  going to be done.    The acreage of fall  wheat will also likely be no more than  An Insult to Royalty  The ideas of the world change;  what is unwelcome today becomes  welcome tomorrow. There is an interesting bit of evidence of that in an  amusing complaint, long forgotten  and now brought to light by the  Manchester Guardian.  When postage stamps first came into use in England some persons declared that the effigy of majesty was  too sacred to serve as a label for letters.  "Have.you seen thc stamps vet?"  wrote one ardent loyalist iy 18-10.  "This is the greatest insult the present  ministry could have offered the  queen."  King Ferdinand of Sicily took the  mutter so seriously that he had a  special postmark made in tho shape  of a frame so that the officials could  cancel the stamps without striking  his portrait.  A Nicely Chosen Word  Of Nijinski, the famous Russian  dancer, who is himself a good musician,  Answers tells the following story:-  At a reception the other day M.  Nijinski listened without wincing to  a pianoforte performance, more vigorous than skillful, on the part of the  danghter of the house.  "M. Nijinski, how do you like   my  normal, while a poorly plowed field or   litt]e j,jr]'8 phiyUl���������Y> the hostess n.skw.1  an unplowed stubble, is likely  to   les-. jier guC8t of ]lonor.  sen the next year's yield considerably. ���������      ������.Ahi mfUiam," U. Nijinski replied  This is thn situation all over tho easf/j tactfully, 'T think your daughter hair  (C'tuiiiomid on I'uyc 8.) a vairy firm trade."  \<?  wmmmtmMMMmmmmMfflmmMmmmmi ���������'      "-������������������  THE   SUN',-   G&AND   FORKS,   B. G.  '/������������������  Wbt drattfi Maths i^tm  G. A. EVANS, EDITOR AHD.PUBLISHER  ( enemy might be pounding at the agates of London before the ballots are counted.    ,  j    Since the enactment of the military service  >law, the climatic cenditions of Canada appear  _    ���������     ,.   n     .      . r,    L n .u . . 0. nn to have exercised a wonderful influence over  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) Sl.UU , .. , ,     .  One Year (in the United States)     1.50   th������ growing capacities of OUT male population.  The stimulus the ������������������ act has given to changing-  men's ages seems to work with equal celerity  either in a progressive or a retrogressive manner. Men of about forty years have suddenly  advanced to fifty, and' youths', of twenty  and twenty-one have dropped back to seventeen  and   eighteen year. - 'For  the honor of  Uanada, it mav be added that the number  of  * ** .  persons   thus   affected   by  the   conscription  weather-is comparatively small.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  Address all communication's to  Tub Grand Forks Sun,  Phone TO IR Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMRJA AVENUE AND LAKE STREKT.  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, .1917  It will repay our reader to peruse carefully  the. srticle in qhis week's issue of Tlie Sun, by  F. M. Chapman, dealing with the  imperative  necessity  of speeding  up  production." -*.  We  . agree with the writer on every point he makes",  except where a bounty is advocated on next  year's crop.    It is admitted by the most far-  sighted observers that production must be increased in order to feed the allied camps  and  to keep famine away from the civilian   population of the world.    This is undoubtedly the  true  situation, arid   thc  most'logical method  of dealing with'it would be for  the government to draft men for farm labor the same as  .it  will  draft  soldiers for the front.    Urging  and persuasion have produced, but indifferent  results; if the  situation warrants  it, let the  authorities use sterner methods.    There is no  lack of man power in this countiy, and   there  should  be   lack,  of food  either  in military  camps or among the  civilians.   In many city  .establishments there are two or three strong,  healthy men where one old man  could do the  work.   "Put these men on the land, if thej^are  needed for the trenches.  <n  ==^  - Osnc result of the war may be that it will  do away with linings in shoes. - All of the  Europe armies have shoes without 'linings,  and the new service shoe of the United States  is made in that way. Not only does it save  expense in material and work, but it realy  makes a better shoe���������more sanitary and more  comfhrtable, and much less likely to cause  blisters. A lining in a shoe is claimed to be  as useless as earlaps 6n a straw hat.    -  If .neglected often  ' leacte  to . serious  , eye troubles.   Have your eyes  examined  when   you  first- notice1--:;any   discomfort.  - ,/������������������:������������������-.  L  A.D.RIORKB0N  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAlND forks, b. c.  J)  Bounties and grants are unsatisfactory  make-shifts. As a rule, if an enterprise can  not be operated successfully without cash  aid,- it seldom succeeds with a grant, however  large it may be. But if the concern has merit  behind it, it will prosper without financial assistance. A healthy horse does not need any  physic.  These are war times, and grants should be  eliminated where they are not  absolutely required.   The money is needed to win the war,  . if we do not want to live under  the  domination of Hun rule. The provincial government  since the war started, has frittered away *a  great deal of its revenue on grants to country  fairs.   We can do without the fairs until after  the war. No one from a distance comes to see"  them, and at home we all know what we  can  raise.   As a result of this policy, the farmers  are now protesting against the surtax. It is a  hard lesson to learn, but eventually  the  people  must realize  that  they can not get anything absolutely free.  The war-time elections'bill was introduced  in the federal house yesterday. The main  features of measure are:- Votes to female relatives of overseas men; meiv .who object to fight  will lose their votes; naturalized citizens born  in enemy countries will bedisfranchsed. Some,  of the provisions of the act are quite radical,  and it may be ventured as'a safe prediction that  it will have a stormy journey through the two  legislative chambers ; and ' when it finally  reaches the governor-general, it may have no  resemblance to the present, measure.  u-st a Few of Our Exclusive Specialties  THE GOAL EVERBEARING APPLE���������The only everbearing  apple in existence. A delicious- all-the season fruit. Fine  trees, ,each - '. .:.....S 1.00  THE VANDERPOOL RED APPLE���������The great export apple and      '  keeper.     Each '.   50c  THE ORENCO APPLE���������The best dessert apple.    Much   50c  THE YAKIMENE PEACH-APRICOT���������A remarkable combination of the "apricot and peach. "Hard v.  Each 81.00  THE VROOMAN FRANQUETTE WALNUT���������Produces food of  irreat nutritious value on a highly ornamental tree.  Each  SI.00  THE SOUVENIR ^EVERBEARING -RASPBERRY���������The  greatest everbearer.    Hundred : .......' SI4 00  i  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 T> $5.50. Orders shou'd be placed NOW  for these or any othei'-of our welt.known stock. Wc do not ship into the  interior in the Fall. - -''���������'.' ���������     -.  We issue a SEVENTY PAGE CATALOG of Fruit and Orna.net. tal  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.���������If is MOST IMPORTANT that ORDERS   be sent in  ONCE.     The stock must reserved NOW.  AT  "^British ColumbiaNurseries Co.,Ltd  1493 Seventh'Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C.  Nurseries at Sard is. ' ~���������  Militarists have" always smiled at the  dreamer's vision of a warless world. - David  Lloyd George may be a dreamer. He is also  a statesman and a man of affairs. Recently  he said: "Today we are.waging the most devastating war the world has ever seen. Tomorrow, tomorrow, not perhaps distant tomorrow, war may be abolished forever from  the category of human crimes." ... ���������  <iA Snap, If Taken Soon  8-room house and two lots on Garden Street. Lots 100, by.300 feet  deep; chicken coops, etc. Wjll soil cheap for quick sale���������for less than  one half what it cost owner; Si 300 if sold soon. Will give time if needed. Is handy to school. Garden has good soil, and enough potatoes and  vegetables can be raised for a large family. Would make an ideal home  for a smolterman Terms���������-S20Q or $300 cash: balance monthly payments of S'25 or 830.   For-further particulars     '  Call at or Phone The Sun Office  Civic governments are usually very liberal  in giving grants to whoever asks for them. In  some cases the cause for which they are given is  worthy, but in many instances it is like throwing the money away. It is not unreasonable  to suppose that if councils had handled the  people's money as if it had been their own���������  and they should so .handle it���������that many tax  sales could been averted this, year, and property owners who are now dispossessed would  still be in possession of their property.  The people* of Vancouver have not displayed very good discriminating judgment in  allowing the News-Advertiser to die for want  of business, after a life of thirty years of. usefulness, thus leaving the morning field to the  Morning Sun. 'The News-Advertiser "was  clean and reliable, editorially intellectpal, and'  devoid of nauseating sensationalism. The Sun  belongs to the Hearstiah type of-journals. It  has managed to exist so far "by resorting, to  charlatan lottery schemes to attract readers.  Now that it has the morning field to itself,  we hope it will mend its ways.       v  Advertise in The Surft   It has the f  largest.local circulation. J  IMPERIALS PARLORS  BRIDGE STREET      j  WE SELL  Fresh Tobaccos  With rare exceptions, grants usually  find  their way to henchmen or undeservers.  Perhaps Hindenburg would be glad to hear  what the contractors did at the Louisville  cantonment. Trees were cut and sawed on  Saturday, kiln-dried on Sunday, loaded on  cars Monday, delivered in Louisville on Wednesday, and by Saturday had become barracks.  No stronger argument in favor of conscrip-  Few men, says the Youth's Companion, are  worth more than a thousand dollars a year  from their shoulders down. ��������� Those whe get  the big salaries do their work above the  shoulders.  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  HANSEN & GO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Telephones;  Office, Rfi6 Ffrct <5tpppt  Hansen's Residence. K38 *llal ol1 CCI  ALTO LIVERY  AT YOUR  SERVICE  W-  J. Meagtier, Prop.  CORRECT ENGLISH  HOW TO USE IT  JOSEPHINE TURGK BAKER, Editor .  The Sun, at $1.00 per year, gives its readers  three times more  reading matter than  any  tion could have been furnished than the events |other Boundary paper. This fact accounts  that have  taken  place on the  eastern front or the rapid increase in our circulation. '  during the past week.  -The pressure .on the  ,   ���������...   .  western    front,   apparently,  must   be   made;  strong enough to keep all the Huns busy ui*-; Besides being read by all the intelligent peo-  til Eussia gets through with her internal P ������f ,Gmnd. -FoYks/riie. Sun goes to every  bickerings.   This is not the proper   time  talk  about taking a referendum vote.  ranch home in  the  Kettle and North Fork  t0 valleys.   No other Boundary paper can  give  Hie advertisers this guarantee.  A MONTHLY MAGAZINE  For   Progressive  Men  and    Women,  Business and Professional;  Club Women  Teachers     Students      Ministers  Doctors       Lawyers       Stenographers  and all who wish to  Speak and Write Correct English.  PARTIAL LIST OP CONTENTS  Your Every-Day Vocabulary  How to Enliirgc It  Words,Their Meanings and Their Uses  Pronunciations with Illustrative Sentences  Helps for Speakers  Helps for Writers  Helps for Teachers  Business English for the Busines Man f  Correct English for the Beginner  Correct English for the Advanced Pupil    :<  Shall and Will:  How to Use Them.  Should and Would: How to Use Them  Sample Copy 10c.  Subscription Price 82 a Year.  EVANSTON, ILLINOIS  Please mention this p'M'er.  Josephine Tnrck Baker's Stanrlnrd MrtRnzlne '  nnd UuoKs ure recioinmetido'l hy nils paper.  Modern Rigs  and Good  Horses at-'All Hours at  the  Modef Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 .  Second Street  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture .Made  to  Order.  ' Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly Don*'..  R.CMcCUTGHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUF I?  J>      -      ���������*  If'.1  &'  Ji  I*  THE: SUN,   GRAND' FORKS,   B. C.  Distance is everything when travelling; it is nothing when telephoning.   !  When you travel you. take time to get  ready, ancl you subject yourself to a certain amount of inconvenience eh-route to  .your destination.. When you telephone,  you, simply' go.to the other side of the  room.and talk. It is a face to face conversation, with the elimination of every  inconvenience. " .   '  Travelling, too, depends on the weather;  you can communicate at any time by  telephone. ��������� ;        .  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  school children lined    the   streets   of  the town, patiently waiting the signal  to start.  Suddenly the marshal, on a pranc-  iug charger, dashed up the street.  After' inspecting v the procession, he  gave his horse a touch with his whip,  s ood up in his stirrups and- shonted:  '���������Ready, now! Every one of yez  ka'pe shtep widthe horse!   March!"  Prohibition will come into force on  October 1. Those who may desire a  ���������little brandy for their Christmas  pudding should not fail to call at the  Grand Forks Family Liquor Store before the supply is exhausted.  n  TO SLEEP ON  >   l - [Concluded from Puye. i.)  fif the west, -while there has been a  f-iir- amount-of summer plowing Clone,  there has nob been any concerted action to bring- new areas under the  breaking plow.  It is useless to say that more could  be done.,   Leaders do things.    If 'we  had a wide awake leader-of  the agri  'cultural department* at  Ottawatwjthe-  whole plan   oi   crop production could  have   been   drafted   long ago arid all  "the forces mobilized to that end, in a  way that would have amazed the  empire     He could have carried the trac  tor into every   part   of the   country.  He could have hud tractor plants producing the engines ju*t as the   muni  tion plants are turning out  a  surplus  of   shells.     Engineering   schools  for  .  teaching their Operation   could   have  been   provided    at   every experiment  stition arid agricultural "college. Trac  tioners would have   thus , been   ready  forthe-field in plenty and   thej main  'difficulties of the operating of the ma  chines overcome. .'���������  Gre t-;r use could be made of.,the  few tractors we have in thecountry.  Many are\ lying idle half the,time.  Others are resting in fence corneas for  the lack of competent operators. :Let  the government establish training  schools, get tlie men out riding these  iron horses to food victories and assist  the farmers in their: call for help.  Hundreds of farmers want to.buy  light tractors. They find the price  too high.  .Why. not pay'the duty   for  minimum price for the wheat and it  will be forthcoming. -With this feature, we confess that we are much in  sympathy.' Assure the farmers that  they will get, say, 82 'a bushel for the  next crop and self-interest will see to  it, as in the case of the shell makers  and the packing concerns, that the  spout is kept flowing to Europe.  Munition-workers are being le,t out  by the thousands in Canada. These  could be induced by a good wage  paid by the government to go into  traction plowing now. It would not  ���������be impossible to put in a million acres  of fall wheat in Ontario and another  million in Saskatchewan and Alberta.  Quebec and the Maritimes could in  mease their acreage. Following this,  ���������the acreage of fall rye, a splendid and  sure crop, could be largely increased  iii October. While the preparation by  fall plowing of farm lands in Onatrio f,.,  as never, before would ensure, as  nothing else, a bumper yield in 1918.  Moreover, our eastern soils need  phosphates. These could be rusbed  into all the district representative  centres and distributed to farmers  sowipg wheat this fall. The charges  could thus be reduced considerably  and a better crop assured.  With the federal. department of  agriculture alive to this work.it could  infuse into the provincial organizations the needed help and inspiration  The harmonious team work of these  big orgonizeel units would ensure a  doubling of Canada's wheat production in every province in a short time.  To sleep on is criminal.  "The Canadians in France  A Great WarMap  Canadian homes will no longer have  difficnlty in following the Canadian  troops in France. There has just been  issued a map of the. European war  area that clearly shows every point of  interest that has been mentioned in  dispaches since the Canadian forces  first landed in France. It has been  made especially for the great Canadian weekly, the Family Herald and  Weekly Star of Montreal, and is a  credit indeed to Candian enterprise.  It is a marvel of detail and yet not  crowded. It is in four colors and  about 2������x3������;feet and folded into a  very neat cover, about. 5x10 inches.  The map is surrounded by a border of  the regimental' badges and coat of  arms of nearly every battalion that  left Canada, from Halifax to Vancouver. Every important point can  be recognized at once. That portion  of the map covering France is in a  soft color with names of towns and  battle scenes in black, easily recognizable. The map is endorsed by returned military experts as most complete aud accurate in detail. The map  could not be produced, except in such  large quantities as The Family Herald  will use, at less than two dollars a  copy, yet it can be had absolutely  free with The Family Herald.*  The publishers of The Family Herald   and   Weekly   Star   for   several  months back have been fighting   hard  against   the   necessity  of ^increasing  their subscription   rates, but  eventu  ally had to come to it like most  other  papers.    The increase, however,  is  a  mere trifle���������twenty five cents a- year,  making   their   new . rate SI 25���������and  with the year's subscription they    will  include a copy of this great war   map  free of charge. This is certainly a'generous offer, and   one   that   Canadians  will    appreciate.     Many   expected   a  much larger increase in the   subscription price of The Family Herald, and  are   surprised    at   the   small    extra  Xantippe's Work  Xantippe, the wife of Socrates,  was ii famous scold. George Ade  says-1 he   once   asked a bright little  them?   I housands of acres have called ������������������������ ,. ������������������.  . '   . ���������     .���������',,.. "How did Socrates die?  tor the power plows arid   the   answer  is not forthcoming.  Why is it'/  What  are our eshorters  waiting   fori    Why  doh't they do it't  Some   a'lvocate   a   bounty   on the  production of next year's crop.    Such  a thing might be feasible if  the boun-  "He died," the little girl answered  with reaily confidence, "from a dose  of wedlock."  ^An Inexperienced Marshal  The London Times tells of an old  ty were high enough to cover the la j Irishman, long desirous of official  biircoits of the transaction. Others j dignity, who was finally appointed  say the only way to -ret 'the' inaxi- marshal in a parade on the king's  mum   of   returns   is   to guarantee a ��������� birthday.   Veterans,    bandsmen   and  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 InduFtry*  PHONE 58  DAVIS 8 FLOOD, Proprietors  amount charged  The enormous circulation of The  Family Herald and Weekly Star  should he still greater when this offer  becomes known.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous 'readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  Addressing Mail to Soldiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail at the front and to insure  prompt delivery it is requested that  all mail be addressed as follows:    :  (a), Regimental number.  (b) Rank.  (c) Name,. ���������  "(d) Squadron, battery or company.  (e) Battajion, regiment (or other  unit), staff appoinmtent or department.  (f) Canadian Contingent.  (g) British Expeditionary Force,  (h) Army Post,  London, England.  ���������>. Unnecessary mention of higher  formations, such as brigades, d visions,  fs strictly' forbidden, and causes delay.  LAND REGISTRY ACT  (Suction 24.)  IN THE MATTER of an application  for duplicate certificate of title No.  128(>Ga issued to Samuel Horner cov  ering Lot 1261, Group 1, Osooyos  Division, Yale District, (except part  four acres and all Lots aud Blocks on  Map 53).  Notice is hereby given that it is  my intention at the expiration of- one  month from the first publication hereof  to issue a duplicate certificate of title  covering the above lands to Samuel  Horner, unless in the meantime I  shall receive valid objection thereto  in writing.  Dated at the Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B. C, the 28th day of  June, A.D. 1917.  C. H. DUNBAR,  -    District Registrar.  ?i  Tl  ' <i#  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  nsws 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 news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it is in The Grand  'Forks Sun.  d^  rand Forks Su THE   SUN.    GRAND   tfORKS,   B. C.  We WHITE IS KING  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 ��������� b^  cTWiller d% Gardner  / Complete Home Furnishers  lots of water on his  orchard  lately,  and   he   estimates   his   fruit  crop  *, '  above last year's yield. He reports  an especially heavy yield of peach  ���������pluins. '  to fall. This will take place in Oc  tober when the' sugar beet crop  becomes available as a supply. The  sugar interests and the United States  controller are cooperating to this  end, and sugar may be back to the  ������7.50 per 100 mark about that date.  Tom New by came down from  Franklin camp in his motor' car on  Tuesday. .   ,       *  Matt Frankovitch will harvest his  prune crop next week. He .expects  a couple of carloads, more or less.  This is the harvest  time  for   the  fire fighters.  The.prune'crop on the Sunnyside  ranch is reported to be light this  year owing to an"'insufficiency of  water.  Louis Racine, a former rancher of  this valley, is reported to have been  killed in the an accident at Winnipeg this week.  NEWS OFTHECm  Mrs. \V. K. C. Manly, who has  been visiting the Vancouver exhibition, returned home on Wednesday.  Mrs. J. C. Taylor and daughter  arrived in tbe city on Sunday from  Vancouver. The Taylor family have  taken up their residence in Stanley  Davis'house on upper  Main  street.  The Canada Copper company has  received notice from   sixty-three  of  its   employees  aT-the  Mother Lode  mine   stating   that  they   no longer      The-potato crop grown at Midway  wish to contribute to the  Canadian "this summer is  estimated   at about  There are now 150 men working  for the Canada Copper company at  Copper mountain. Everything is  being got ready for winter.  George   Rumberger   and   W. X.  Perkins have  from Alask8.  returned   to   Phoenix  It.isstated that all the hotels in  Midway will continue to do business  after the first of October.  It is not thought that many .of  the local pnultrymen will attempt  to carry their birds through the  winter, owing to the high cost of  feed, and a ckicken diet may soon  become an everyday eveent to the  people of this city.  For Watches, - Clocks,- Jewellery,  Gut Glass, Silverware, Etc.  TIMBERLAKE? SON & CO  "THE .QUALITY IEWELLERS" l  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  Specialty:   Fine Watcfi Repairs.  mm BRAND  Counter Check  fcs  George Hodge and Steve' Irwin*  formerly connection with the Brit  ish Columbia Telephone company  and well known in tbis city, are  now in France.  METEOROLOGICAL       ������  Patriotic fund.  The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Company of Canada, Limited,  operating the big mines at Rossland  ���������and numerous others throughout  British Columbia, as well as the  smelter "at Trail, has declared the  usual quarterly dividend at the rat$  of 2i cents, payable October 1 to  shareholders of record September 10.  100 tons.  Next Monday will be   payday   in  Grand Forks, Phoenix   and  Green  wood.  P. H. Donaldson   bus   been  pointed  assistant   fire   warden  this district.  ap-  for  The wagon road between Chris-  tin lake and Paulsou will be ready  for travel next week.  Pat Maginnis came down from  Gloucester camp on Monday.  Leo Neff had a runaway near the  court house last night. He was  thrown from the wagon and painfully bruised on one arm and   about  Republic had a 825,000  fire   last [the headl           week, and it is reported   that  there      j \y. Grier,   late of  the Hedley  was another expensive conflagration Qazette, has arrived   safely  in   Loin that city a couple of days ago.       ��������� m0nd,Alta., where heijvill take over  ���������������������������- ' tbe business of the Press.  British Columbia housewives will  rejoice that the price of sugar is due  A. D. Morrison has been   putting  EVERYTHING CHILDREN NEED  For Getting Ready for  School Opening  Price and Quality Advantages  that Parents are Sure to  Recognize add Appreciate  Boys' Suits. 4 3.50 to $10.00  "     Shirts and Blouss ..  .       .Goto 1.25  "     Worstd  Jrsys       1.75 to 2.50  "     Knickrs '   1.50 to 2.75  "     Hats and Caps 50 to 2.00  Girls'Di-sss 65 to 1.50  ������     Middis 00 to 1.00  Chil din's Hos.: 35 to 1.00  Sho s     2.50 to 4.50  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as recorded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Min.    Max.  Aug    31���������Friday   75 45  Sept.     1���������Saturday   ....  70 41  2���������Sundiy  79 50  3���������Monday   7S 4(i  4���������Tuesday  75 42  5���������Wednesday .. 7p 43  G-Thursday   Go 44  Far.hes  Rainfall .*.    0.00  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer (at  this'port, makes the following detailed report of the customs^ receipts  at the head ofiice in this city and at  the various sub-customs offices, for  the month of August,  1917:  Grand Forks    83,507 74  Carson    1,826.02  Phoenix       999.99  Cascade        184.93  Total  S6.51S.6S  cLVIS  ! YES! MAGICALLY!    |  I   CORNS LIFT OUT   ?  WITH FINGERS j  i  i ������*.*e������tM������*itt������o..t..ff������.������..������..������"������i.t<>i..f.>f.i������..tt.t.������������..t..������..������..������..������  You simply say to the drug.store  man, "Give me a quarter of an ounce  of freezone." This will cost very little  but is sufficient to remove every hard  or soft corn from one's feet.  A few drops-of-this new ether compound applied directly upon a tender,  aching corn should relieve the soreness instantly, and soon the entire corn,  jroot and all, dries up and can be lifted  out with the fingers.  This new way to rid. one's feet of  corns was introduced by a Cincinnati  man, who says that, while freezone is  sticky, it dries in a moment, and simply shrivels up the corn 'without inflaming or even irritating the surrounding tiasue or skin.  Don't let father die of infection or  lockjaw from whittling at his corns,  but clip this out and make him try it.  Made in Toronto. Thc  b<\st counter check books  on the market' today.  Eastern Prices  We have a two years'  contract to handle these  books. Call ancl sec samples  c/lt The Sun Office  THE  LONDONDIRECT.ORY  (Published Annually)  Enables traders   throughout   the   world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in euch class of soods. Besides beiiiff a complete commercial guide to London and Its  ���������suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods thoy ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES j  arranged under the"Ports to which they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns und Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5. *  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.  THERE'S A REASON  The Sun read is   read   by  body in tbe Kettle valley.  FARM LANDS  every  OREGON * CALIFORNIA KAIUtOAD CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Title to same rc-vt***fed in United States by Act.  of Congrefc** dated June 9, 1916. Two million  tiirce hundred thoiiHantl arres to \>u opened  for Homesteads mid sale. Power sito timber  and agricultural IiiikIk. Containing somi!  of best land left In United .States. Now in  the opportune time. Large Hecfloniil map  showing 'latidg und description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, ote. Postpaid One  Dollar. Grant Lands L,ocaling Co., Box 610,  Portland, Oregon.  BOOT    REPAIRING  TAKK   your  repairs  to   Armson, shoo   ro  pairer.    Tho    Hub,    Look  for  the   Big  Hoot.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  H Kill KMT CA.SH.PIU.'KSimi.l for old Stovi-s  and    IliuiiTCH.     K. C.  PuuUlmin,   ."���������Second  hand Store.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  o, Abchureb Lane, London, E.C.  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  ' Our prices arc  moderate, because we employ  coinpetentwork-  men who have  mastered their  trade, and we'do  have to'.' charge  for tlie "service"  of hunting] up  samples*in specimen books.  P. A.  Z.   PARE,   Proprietor  Yalk Hotel, Fibst Strekt .  .WE PRINT  Letterheads,"  Noteheads  'Billheads .  Statements  Envelopes'  -'   Business cards  Yisiti no: 'cards  Posters  Dodgers  Shippingtags  Menus  Ball programs  Wed din e..'in-  vitations   -  Price lists  Pamphlets  Circulars  And commercial  ancl societyiprint  ing of everv de-  Pays for The  ���������Sun for an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary cou itrv  GREAT WAR MAP ABSOLUTELY FREE  JUST ISSUED���������Most Complete New War Map of Fight  ing Area in Europe���������a marvel of He tail; of special in  terest to Canadians; every point of interest easily located;  size 2}f\S-\ feet, in four color.". Map is embellished with  Badges Representing all Canadian Battalions. Ench map  in cover of very ,neat design .The very map our Canadian  soldiers will eudorse, and the map that makes the war understood. Progress of armies easily followed. Con'd not be  prodnced under two dollars a copy.     It is  Free With the Grand Forts Sun and The  Family Herald  and  Weekly Star of Montreal  Canada's Greatest and Rest Weekly���������new subscrtption  price SI.25 a .year���������every home in Canada should have it.  Don't be without a War Map���������without it, the war is a  mystery.   '  The Grand Forks Sun  The Family Herald and Weekly Star  and the War Map    $2.00

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