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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Sep 6, 1918

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MAN WHO SANK  .-'   INJURED BY TRUGK' ������^enae ������* Par^ng n^8 own car 'n tne  <���������<.���������' -��������� * ' | wrong position in front of   his   own  .. '��������� Mary^isaereta.a young child ,at-' re>sidence- Some one complained to  "tending school in tbe tenth division ^ town constable and that funo-  at'theqld high sihool building, was Honary.Jj convinced by a personal  severely injured by Davis' delivery tour of iove8t������g**tion   to the   magis-  truck 'in/ the alley back of Stanley trate's bome' Placed the Jurist under  n������������������:���������> ___fj:      *  .  ���������r    Da vis'.residence, yesterday nooD.   A  : " ";num ber of "children were   playing in  '��������� the alley when the car came along.  --.   All of them except Mary managed to  ��������� get out' of the way.   She  was struck  ;a  violent  blpvv in the chest by the  ��������� .^fender of the car, and her body   was  . ��������� fseyerely shocked.   She was removed  -.'. -to'the  Grand Forks  hospital,   and  K'-A?^ condition  is  now   reported  as  beiug favorable for recovery.  v*  What Is Wrong?  British Columbia   fruit   shippers  are experiencing an unusual  loss in  wastage of fruit in transit this year.  ;  Corespondents' letters and our own  ;   observation .'bear r out, the  truth of  -, this statement. We are in doubt as  ^ the reason for this, and would  sug-  ��������� gesta rigid inspection of the fruit at  shipping -point,   and   a   cenificate  issued   covering  the state in *vhich  jjfrnit   is  loaded!    The cause of the  ^trouble  is;one  of   two things, viz :  Fruit is either.sbipped in   an   overripe and soft state or the refrigerator  '��������� service ia.taulty.-'The elimination of  ���������/Joss is essential in these  war times.  '-We'muBt get at the root of ths mat-  vi;^;^tef,'ip;vthe^int6r.ests of  the growers,  ������^^Vshi������Rejs;Jca^ -of  . our fruit, as well as the ..consumers  There" is*' no  method of .handling,-  icing or ventilation   that  will  overcome careless packing and  shipging  .diseased  or  over ripe'fruit, but if it  -can be established that fruit is  leaving shipping points in   good   condition, the refrigerator system and the  frjze of the load will have to be radically   changed.    The   northwestern  states are able to cut outmost of the  wastage and the time is ripe  to   in  vestieate the cause of  our  losses ���������  Markets Bulletin.  arrest. The arraignment, sentence  expiation" followed;--much .to"the  amazement and approval' of the  townspeople, who had expected to  see Judge Janes dismiss his prisoner  with a reprimand.  bottling fruits in thin syrup, and this A PRETTY WEDDING  NATIVE-BORN WOMAN  REGISTERED AS ALIEN  Grandson of Sioux  Chief Joins the Marines  "Lile sietche! Kaiser Bill? Huh,  him wanitch!"  All--of which means, in good old  Sioux, that one William Hohenzollern  is held in utmost contempt.  And while Pte. Joseph E. Old-  shield, a ne w member of the United  States marine corps, can speak the  best English that Carlisle university  allbrds, it takes his native Sioux  tongue to express just svhat he thinks  of the kaiser:  Oldshield is a grandson of the  Sioux chief, Red Cloud, famous in the  days of Wounded Knee and Buffalo  Bill. He came from Manderson, S.D ,  ou the very edge of the Bad Lands,  and is bound for Berlin.  Oldshield is only 19 years old, and  has been in the marine corps a short  time, but has already been appointed  a squad leader, in line for further  promotion. He is attached to the 23d  company, marine barracks, at Paris  Point, S. C.  Among the German alien women  just registered in Spokane was one  born in a receiving vault in a cemetery in Chicago, the night of September 9, 1871, when the fire that  destroyed the greater potlion of the  city was raging.  "The fire broke out a few hours  before I was born," says Mrs. Bradford. "It invaded the region where  my parents were living, and my  mother, in the absence of my father,  who was at work, went to the cemetery, as Bhe imagined it offered the  greatest safety. On account of her  condition she carried with her a  feather mattress from her bed.  "Soon after she reached the cemetery   she  became  ill and was taken  by other refugees" and a sexton   into  the receiving vault, where she  gave  birth to' twins.���������,.My/mpther and-the  other   infant   died, but I  survived  and.-'was   cared for  by.the sexton,  who kept-me alive with water sweet-  'ened with'sugar for forty-eight ho'urt*  until my father came and found the  dead bodies of my mother  and   my  twin   sister,   thus   enabling   him  to  identify me.  "My father died a/few. years "later  and I; was reared by friends. After  1 grew to womanhood I married and  two sons were born to us. Both of  them now are fighting for, their  country in France. Several .years  ago I came to Spokane and married  the second time, my husband being  a German suhject, and now Ifind  myself, a native-born woman, the  mother of two soldiers, being com  pelled to register as an enemy of my  country." '  A Paris dispatch of the 27th ult.  says that Lieut. Schweiger, the man  who sank the Lusitania, has ben  captui-ed by a French patrol boat in  the Mediterranean, according to Le  Journal. A, large, submarine of  which he was second in command  had just torpedoed a British eteamer  between Malta and Sicily. The  German was waiting to see the ves  sel sink when the two*Frencb patrol  boats emerged from the fog and  sank the U-boal Of the crew of 75  only one officer and four men were  rescued by the patrol boats.  While being taken to Toulon tbe  officer appeared ill at ease. When  he thought no one was looking he  tiied to throw some papers over  board, but a sailor seized his arm.  He refused to auswer questions, but  an examination of the papers ex  plained his uneasiness.  Le Journal asks if tbe man who  committed the ."most vile, the most  barbarous and the most cowardly  act in the aunals of the war," is  merely to be sent to a prison camp.  A dispatch from Toulon last Friday which described the sinking of  a German submarine in the Mediterranean by patrol boats added that  the mate of the submarine attempted to commit.suicide when brought  on board a rescue ship. The man  appeared to be insane and was re  ported to have .declared that the.-jQ*.  boat had torpedoed  the  Lusitania.  propaganda, in our opinion, should  have been more advertised by tho  powers that be, previous to enforcing  restrictions as drastic as those we are  now confronted witn.  We think a general modification  of the restriction should be made  where it interferes with the sale aud  preserving of fruit, at least until  candy making and other dainties are  further restricted.  We have no doubt that conservation of sugar is necessary, but why  revoke the policy of encouraging the  use of fruit as a substitute for but-  terfats?���������Markets Bulletin.  LAST WEDNESDAY  PREPARES FOR 1919  WAR GARDENS  WILL DECLARE BOL-  .    SHEYIKI OUTLAWS  London, Sept 5.���������Thieatening to  declare tbe members ot the Bol  s'bdviki international outlaws, Great  Britain has demanded instant redress for the attack on the British  embassy at Petrograd. Punishment  is demauded of those responsible.  News of the City  The Doukhobors say they want  to discard their clothing in order to  grow hair on their bodies like the  animals do. The Indians tried that  experiment for countless ages, and  they never succeeded in growing  even a decent mustache.  Fined Himself  "I'll fine myself $5 and costs. The  dignity   of  the court  must be up  With the exception of a watch  man and a few wood cutters there  will be no work at Coppar mountain  this winter. The post ofiice has been  closed and one opened at the mill-  site near Princeton. A school was  opened at the latter place this week,  there being forty children in that  camp.  The gossips around town say that  some people Select queer places in  which to hide their money.  Miss West, of Victoria, is visiting  The Su^ar Situation  Consumption of fruit is being retarded first by the high cost of the  necessaries of life, and secondly by  constantly changing sugar restrictions  There is no apparent scarcity of money  and the former condition could be  helped by a little well-placed advertising, but the latter in view of the  abundance of candy made and offered  for sale would stand a little more explaining by the food control board.  Until the meaning   of   recent   restrictions   is  better   understood, and  we confess that we are at  a   loss   to  understand   them,    wo   would advise  growers and shippers to   sell   several  blocks of their produce at the opening  pices, instead of holding too  long   for  an advace.    Prospects for good prices  never   wero   better,   but they should  not be spoiled by   holding   on.    The  best   market   is   the one that is constantly fed; besides sugar  restrictions  aud uneven   supply   can   reduce   the  brightest prospect to a panicky  state,  as   the   one   depends   largely on the  other.    Already several cancellations  of   cars   of   fruit  sold, mostly crab-  apples,are reported because it is feared  that the now suirar   restrictions   will  Salt Lake City, Utah, has already  begun   its   community   war garden  campaign for 1919. Thefirst'step in  tbe campaign "was taken a few days  ago with the uppointment   of   W. J.  Sloan, a local newspaper man, as supervisor of the city war garden   bureau.    Mr. Sloan volunteered   early  this   year   to   aid  in the work and  orgauized it so  effectively   that   the  city's   war  garden production   this  year will be more than doubled and  will have in value to home  consumers in dollars and cents of   approximately ������750,000.   The records show  that 8515 community   war   gardens  were cultivated in that city this year.  Mr. Sloan    gave   up   the work in  July, but now   has   been   asked   to  take'mil charge of next yeai's   campaign.  It is planned  to  secure   the  cultivation of every avail ihle piece of  ground iu tbe city.  His fiist act will  be to secure the us������ ot   lOuU acres of  land    which   owners failed to plant  this year for the planting  of  wheat.  "Salt Lake wants no vacant    lots,  much less vacant ucres, that can   be  made   to   produce  a food crop next  year," Mr. Sloan says.  The city war garden bureau, with  the appointment of Mr. Sloau has  become permanent, according to the  city.commission, and even after tbe  pressing need for food subsides, it  will be continued in an effor. toward  tbe keeping of food prices reaeon-  able.  On Wednesday, September 4,  1918, in tbe presence of immediate  friends and relatives, a quiet but  pretty wedding was solemnized at  the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W.  A. Hansen,. Gilpin, when the Rev.  Philip C. Haymun united in marriage Gustav H. Frache and Miss  Agnes O'Niel, of Sherwood, Oregon.  The bride wore a beautiful crepe*"  the chine wedding dress, with veil,  and carried a colonial bouquet of  Ophilia roses and white carnations.  Miss M. Knight wa3 bridesmaid,  while the groom's brother, B.  Frache. acted as best man.  After a dainty wedding breakfast  had been served the happy couple  left amid showers of rice and old  shoes for Christina Lake to spend  tbeir honeymoon. The young couple  were the recipients of many beauii-  ful wedding presents. Mr. and Mrs.  Frache will make their future home  at the greenhouses in the west end  of tbis city.  News of the City  D. Anderson, of the Consolidated  company, Trail, went up to Lyuch  Creek today to survey the Rock  Candy group.  Ben Hoy, the well  known   horti-  turist, was married in   Kelowna  re  cently to Miss Ruby Elliott.  Remarkable Weather  A story telling contest between  two old settlers stimulated their  memories to such an extent tbat  they recollected fogs that surpass  the mo3t picturesque descriptions of  those pa3t masters of the art of exaggeration���������the ancient mariners of  our coasts.  ''The worst fog I ever seen," said.,  tbe first old settlor, "was back in '74.  I remember 1 had to go to the henhouse that night, aud the fog was  so blame thick J had to pet the  three hired men to push me through  it."  "I remember that there '74 fog  well," said tbe second old settler,  "but it wa'n't uothin' to the 'G-'i  one. That was a fog! Solid! Why,  us boys sat on the fence behind the  distillery all that day makin' fog  balls and heavin' 'em at the people  that went by."  The Northport smelter will soon  be using electric power from Bonnington Falls.  M. P. Wetherell is managing a  moving picture theater at Cranbrook.  Never.Paid Better  An advertising man   of  Excellent  observation ability calls attention to  his experience that  it is 50 per cent  easier now to interest  people  by advertising than ever before.    There is  intense interest iu the   papers  npw.  Never before   have  the   newspapers  been   read   so eagerly and so attentively as now���������an interest that  owing to the extraordinary   conditions  through   which   we   pass, naturally  also extends to the advertising pages.  But these pages are not  only   read,  but   read   with   confidence, for the  public   has   learned  in the last few  years that publishers have ceased to  keep the advertising pages  open  to  all who pay the price, but give care  A few men are working at   the B. fu| attention to keeping out the  un  ;. mine uear Eholt. desirable and   fraudulent  advertise  C.  Four bears were killed in the city  limits in Rossland this week. This  is an attractive advertisement for  big game hunters.  ments.  THE WEATHER  The  following   is  the  minimum  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS    j and maximum temperature for each    : day  during  the   past   week, as re*  R.R.Gilpin,   customs   officer   at \ corded by the government thermom-  this port, makes   the  following  de-j eter on E. F. Laws' ranch:  | tailed report of the customs receipts! Max.  injure their solo.    There is  little  usc<at the h(jad Onico jn this city and at  Aug.  30���������Friday  recommending to housewives that fruit; the various sub-customs   offices, for  held."   Pronouncing  this   sentence; at the home  of her   uncle, Mr. and can-be canned without sugar, as  they: the month of August,  1918:  upon himself and  promptly paying'Mrs. James West,  the fine, Police Judge  W. F. Janes, I    well know that sugar will  be  needed  Grand   Forks    82,292.^9  eventually,   and    no   promise   of    a  ��������� Phoenix  024.18  115.90  of   Chewelah,   a   tovvna  short  dis- {     Miss Annie Munro, of   this   city, 'plentiful supply in the near future has q"S(?"             's'''-"^  tance south of Grand   Forks, set  an  has   joined   tbe   Greenwood public  been made.    Howevor, a great saving    '     _J   example for other law violators. The school teaching staff.     S5  i 31���������Saturday  87  Sept.     1���������Sundiy  69  2���������Monday   75  3���������Tuesday  70  4���������Wednesday .. 81  5 ���������Thursday  81  of sugar can be made in  Total  3:1,110.01    Itaitifall.  Min.  40  50  57  ."',!)  :.J9  ���������13  ���������13  Inch ft  .   U. ! I THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. G.  ������h? (&tmib Maths Bun  AIM  INDEPENDENT  NEWSPAPER  Q. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION  RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) SI 00  One Year (in the United States)  .1.50  Address all communications to  The Gkand Fonics Sun,  PiionkIOIR. -'��������� Gkand Forks, B. C.  ���������OFFICE:    COLUMUIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  way. Wo may not be familiar with the law  on roads and streets in small towns, but we  do know that in large cities an alley is not  .considered a public thoroughfare. It is simply  placed there as a convenience for the people  living in the block, who practically own it,  and who havp'the right to prohibit it"from being used as su public highway. If this is a good  law in cities, it should be equally beneficial to  the .people of small towns. A more general observance of it might save many accidents in the future.  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1918  The bylaw providing for.a reconstruction of  tlie city council by reducing the-aldermanic  representation, which will be submitted to a  vote of the ratepayers next Thursday, the 12th  inst., should be defeated, because  It gives no reasonabls assurance that the  expenses of the city will be reduced.  It centralizes power and will leave some  districts of the city without representation in  tne council. Grand Forks covers a large territory, and all sections are entitled to a voice  in the city government.  It had its inception in the brain of a man  who ������is a .beneficiaryof the city to the extent  of nearly a thousand dollars a year, who, by  reducing the membership, sees an opportunity  securing a still firmer grasp on the council  and thus profiting to a greater degree than  heretofore.  It is ..liable to throw the city government into the hands of a very small clique,  the members of which may use there offices to  advance their own private interests.  It has the appearance of a political move,  the promoters of the movement being apparently anxious to feed an "official organ," which  may be useless to them in fui ure elections.  It cm give no .guarantee- that it will save  the city one cent. -That, question will rest entirely with future��������� councils.  It will leave a large number of ratepayers  without proper representation in  the council.  While discussing highways and accidents,  ]t may not be inopportune to draw the attention of the authorities to the fact that a public road has been cut across the southeastern  corner of the children's playground at the  Central school. There is no necessity for this'  short-cut. If automobilists. and drivers of  other vehicles have not got time to follow  the regular streets, they should. get faster  autos and faster horses. Some day an accident that could have been prevented may occur there if proper 'steps are not now taken  to prohibit public traffic from crossing the  grounds.  <r-  X.  Conserve Your Eyesight  No one can estimate the extent to which we must depend upon  our eyesight to win this war. It is important then that our eyes  be as nearly 100 per cent efficient as possible. This is an important consideration regardless of the work you are performing for  your country. If your eyes are not normal they will not stand  up under the strain, and neadache and other troubles will be the  result. We are specialists in Optical Work. Call and see us if  your eyes are in need of help.  A.D. MORRISON ���������25Lk������g?ta  =**-,  j  Every ratepayer desires to reduce the cost  of operating the city, but it is our firm conviction that the bylaw now before the municipal  electors will not accomplish this end. The  salary question has been pretty well digested  by the taxpayers, and we think they have  come to the conclusion to secure a council  next January the members of which will  pledge themselves to donate their services to  the city. In this event the number of the  aldermen will really be immaterial.    There  is  is no reason whv such a council could not be  ������    - -  seemed. The city clerk is capable of directing the work of the city, and the council need  only act as an advisory board. It should not  be difficult to find seven men in the city willing to act in this capacity without remuneration.  Cancer is of greater frequency at ages over  40 than tuberculosis, pneumonia, typhoid fever  or digestive diseases. At ages 'over 40 one  person in eleven dies of cancer. Yet cancer is  not a hopeless, incurable disease. If taken at  the beginning the majority of cases are curable. Practically all cases will end in death if  left alone. Cancer is at first "a local disease.  It is easily cured if promptly recognized and  at once removed by competent treatment. It  is-'practically always''incurable in its later  stages. Early diagnosis is therefore all-important.  Important Points of Sewing  Machine Construction  ^[ Did you ever consider what the thousandth of an inch might mean iu  the adjustment of the needle-stroke on a sewing machine'?''  ^f Or how many little visible parts there are which may run well for a  month or so in a carelessly-made machine, and "then by going wrong  render it utterly useless1?  U For the perfect construction and thorough testing of these vital details  you must depend upon the honor and reputation of the maker.  11 The makers of the Singer Sewing Machine enjoy a reputation vouched  for bv millions of Singer users all over the world.  ml O  U These millions of Singer users have proved the perfection of the  Singer  by years of steady sewing.  11 The Singer Sewing Machine is built like a watch and runs like one.  If, WEBER, Winnipeg Ave, Grand Forks, B. C.  Christina Lake Pavilion  Dancing every Wednesday night  during season. Good music, good floor,  good roads. Refreshments served.  Boats for rent.  Turkey has backed down to the United  States and has* instructed her forces at Tabriz,  Persia, to evacuate the American hospital  there, if it is occupied, and has also given the  Persian commander-in-chief, definite instructions that the Americans in Persia shall not  be molested.  Canadian soldiers returning from the front  report that the old-fashioned rifle and bayonet  is coming into favor again as the weapon  which must in the last analysis win the war.  From time to time other weapons and other  arrns of the service have been proclaimed as  the thing that would bring victory. When the  armies settled down into trenches it was said  that the heavy artillery and high explosives  were the prescription that would break the  opposing front and win the war. Then bombs  and hand grenades came to the fore and the  theory was propounded that with enough of  themtheenemy.be eventually , mopped up.  Then a school developed that believed that  aircraft used like raiding cavalry could be used  to cut the foe's lines of communication and  force his surrender. In turn, each of these  Another count in the almost interminable panaceas has been found to have its limita-  inclictment against the Germans is the bomb tions, and soldiers of all branches are return-  that seriously damaged the Paris office where ing to the conviction that the war can only be  all the correspondence and records that relate won by the trusty infantryman witli his rifle  to the French war orphans are handled. Thejcind bayonet. The big guns, the grenades, the  calamity oury emphasizes the obl'gation that'aircraft, have all and will have functions of  rests on the American communities, organiza-! the utmost importance to perform, but the in-  tions and individuals that have "adopted" f*mtry will have to be there with the punch to  . such orphans, as, for example, the National get a result that is decisive either on the de-  Society   of the  Daughters of the American fense or the offense.  Revolution  which has adopted 11394 of thrm.      rpl .       7~i i    i -i        i i  ivLvoiULiuu, i 1 hat was a wise old rural philosopher  who  ,.   , ,      called worry "interest on trouble, paid in  ad-  The accident to the little  school yesterday  has still further embittered those who were opposed to transfering the  small  pupils  to the  high school building against the action of the why it's happening. Telegraphing the mu  school board. Of the merit or demerit of nicipality of Dresden yesterday, he said: "The  that action we do not intend to speak at pres- German people will understand our difficulty  ent although we are convinced that the build- at present in obtaining a decisive battle \fith j  in" and its environs are not fit place for little tan enemy filled with hatred, jealousy and' de-  children. But we should like to know what structive will, and we have decided to devote  rkdit the people have to use the alleyway our energies to defending our sacred soil and  where the accident occurred as a public high- kultur."  "In God's name, what are   eggs  tea  Compared with final victory1?"  You can not reach' The SunV  'numerous renders except through  Up advertising columns.  You can read The Sun one vear for  31.00.    ���������'."  LAND REGISTRY ACT  IN* THB MATTER OF all that parcel of lnnd  formerly known as Lots 1. 2 unci 3 ami *1.  lil"clc 13 Map ">8, hi-inff Subdivision of part  of Lot-71)0, Uronpi, Siniilknmeen (formerly  Osoyoos) Division ol" Yale District: mill  IN THE MA.TTKK OF application 14705V:  NOTICE is hereby given that I shall at the  expiration of one month from the date of tho  lirst publication hereof issue a Certificate of  Indefeasible Title in respect of the above  mentioned lands, in the mime of HurIi Allan  Olaspell, unless in the meantime valid objection be made to me in wriiinPT. 'lhe holder of  the following documents relating to said land,  namely:  1. Deed  dated   20th    April, 1S9S,   Lloyd   A.  Maiileyto Richard MeCarren. of an undivided one-half interest;  2. Deed dated   Ith  April, 1S99, Rlchurd  Me  Carren to John A. Cairns;  is required to deliver tne same to me forthwith. .  Dated at thc Land Registry  Office.  Kamloops, B. C , tlr.s 21st day of June, WIS.  C. H. OUNBAR.  vance.  Kaiser  Wilhelm  is   kept   busy explaining  'P.  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Made  to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly   Done  R. C. McCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUE  rjPHE value of well-  priii tecl, neat appearing stationery as  a means of getting and  holding desirable business has been amply  demonstrated. Consult us before going  elsewhere.  Wedding invitations  Ball programs  Business cards  Visiting cards  Shipping tags  Letterheads  Statements  Noteheads  Pamphlets  Price lists  Envelopes  Billheads  Circulars  Dodgers  Posters  Menus      .      .  And commercial and  society printing of every  description.  Let us quote you our  prices.  New Type  Latest Style  Faces  Columbia Avenue and  Xiukc Street  TELEPHONE  R101 THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  .ays  The part the telephone plays in business and social life is often never appreciated until an emergency arises. Recently a case arose where Long Distance  was asked to get on the wire a party who  was cruising-in- yacht in .the..Gulf of  Georgia. It was not known (where he  was, but the message was extremely urgent. Without delaying the work of the  operator, or the number of places called,  it is enough to say that the party was  located and a message sent out by row-  boat that he was wanted on the telephone. Then he talked with Vancouver.  On such occasions the inestimable  value of the telephone is brought home.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  without whom Germany" would continue to utter sarcastic remarks ou the  vain menace and fruitless efforts of  America. She' already knows, and  will know better tomorrow, all that  this menace means ".The'day when  the American army gains the big success to which we are looking forward  let us pay homage to the British  sailors, those unseen and silent con  querors who are guarding the seas for  us.���������Le Mid, Paris.  Christina Lake Pavilion  Dancing every Wednesday night  during season. Good music, good  floor, good mads. .Refreshments  served.      Boats for rent.  J oh* Printing at The Sun office at  practically the same prices as before  the big war started.  CANADIAN WINS  REPRIMAND AND  COMMISSION TOO  Charley Spencer, one of  the best  known   locomotive   engineers   run  ning on the Canadian   Pacific   rail-  , way, between Vancouver and North  Bend, before joining  the  colors on  he ou'.break of the war, is  credited  ,with    having, with   the   aid   of   his  '"fireman,   stolen   a    train   from the  German lints on the    French   front  and bringing it safely, to the  British  lines, with German soldiers   looking  on. unaware, until too late, of what  was happening,  'lhe trnin was loaded    wnlv ���������'large ������������������'calibre  shells   and  i th -r-   munitions. '���������'. The  adventure  was cmrb'd out whbout the'   knowledge o-   Spencer's   o[lifers, and, ae  cording to :hf st< ry.   tftjovoivncl a  severe   reprimand   for   doing   s-ueh  things   without     ord**r*-.    and    was  given a conimiosion,   *iiul   now   has  charge of a whole section ot   French  railway.  Potatoes  We have been asked to give information as to the prospect for selling  British Columbia potatoes on the prairie market between now and -digging  time, says 'In Markets Bulletin. We  'may say that Armstrong potatoes are  otti'iiig here at S2S per ton   at   pres  ent, and that in our opinion is poor  business. It has one redeeming feature, and that is that it permits the  A berta growers to let their spuds  stand in the ground, until' fully matured. In Edmonton this week a  Stony Plain grower tried to sell some  good spuds at a reasonable price but  could not get a look in owing to the  low priced British Columbia spuds.  If the crop was large as well as the  acreage we could understand our  growers stampeding this market, but  under the conditions as we understand them, it would be better to  stop shipping potatoes and vegetables,  other than those that the market, here  calls tfor, untii the local supply is  diminished to some degree.  We should cater to the early and  late potato trade  The cities of tne plains have all  good potato crops and some line vegetables Tlie general crop in Alberta  will not far exceed half a crop of  rather small potatoes, due largely to  early frost and drought. ��������� Taking all  the circumstances into review we  would say that potatoes will sell better later on and those that are kept  in British Columbia until Nouember  will bring a better price than those  marketed now.  MORTGAGE SALE  Uuder and by virtue of the powers contained in a certaltrMortgiigo, which will be  produced nt the time oi' sale, there will be  oll'ered bv Public Auction on Monday, the  IGth day of Seotember. A. I). 1918, at tlie hour  of 12 o'clock noon, iu front of the Provincial  Court House, in tlie City of Gi\ind Forks, R.  C..'by Mr. .fames A. Harris, Auctioneer, the  following property, namely:  AH those certain parcels or tracts of lnnd  and p rem isesjsit mite, lying-find being in tne  Siniilkuineeu or Osoyoos Division of Vale  District-in the Province of British Columbia,  more particularly known and described as  Lot 23 in Mock 21. 'according: to the Map or  l'luii of the Subdivision of part of Lot 10S,  G-'Oiip 1, Siniilkamci/n Division of Yale"-Dis-  triol and Province aforesaid, deposited in the  Laud Registry Olfiee-at Kamloops, as Number-JS.  Also all and singular that certain parcel "r  ti act of Land lying and being- in District Lot  1857, Group 1, Osoyoos Division,Y.-'le District,  Kiinsh Columbia,more particularly described  as follows:   "Commencing ut  the Norih l?nst  corner of District Lot i:-jft7, Group. 1; thence  "Southerly along the Easterly boundary of  "said Lot, 13.71 chains to a point: thence  "Westerlyami parallel to the Northerly  "boundary of said Lot. 12.59 chains to a point;  "thence Northerly and parallel to the Easter--  "ly boundary of said Lot, 13.71 chains to a  "point on the Northerly boundary of snid  'Lot: thence .Easterly along- said Northerly  "boundary 12.59 chains to the point of com*  "rnencement, containing 17,26 acres, more or  "less."  Also all and singular that certain parcel or  tract of land and premises situate, lying aud  being in Osoyoos (now Similkumei'iO Division  of Yale District (except travelled Streets,  Roads, etc.), said to contain 30 acres, more or  less, and more particularly described as Lot  numbered 8233, Group 1, of the said Osoyoos  (now SiniilUameen) Division of Yale District,  British Columbia.  TERMS:���������20 per cent of the purchase money  to be paid down at the time of sale to the undersigned, and balance to be paid1 within  thirty days at the office of the  undersigned.  For further particulars nnd conditions of  sale apply to tlie nnder.'igned.  'JA.MKS'H. RYLEY,  -    No. 1 Davis Block, Bridge Stredt, ...���������._.  Grand Porks, r,. C.  Soiiciror for the Mortgagee.  Dated this 29th day of Ausust, 1918.  The Fighting Men  Let us a/jol'iim the American soldiers  but never   forget   the  British   sailors  ASA WA& MEAS-URE,  AVE THE SUQARy  w>  OME TEASPaQh'FUbr  OP  9UQARJ)  WA.9TBD BY^  BACH  person  in'CAHADA  EVERr. DAV  "S^WtWP  -Z-Z.  VALUED AT \  I O^ PER LB.  TMIS EQUALS  S?���������  PIGHTIhG  AIRPUAME  IS WORTH  $15,000  "te  y~z.zz.  $<3>  /  <gr  ^ THIS WASTE  L^>       WOULD  ^ PURCHASE A k  m FLEET OF 265^  AIRPL5AHEB  ���������^  >  ^ts.*>  SYNOPSIS   OF  LAND ACTjAM������NDMENT-  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lanfls only.  Records will be granted covering- only  land suitable for agxioultui-al purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with  Joint residence, but each making necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of ?10 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation of at least 5 acres, before  receiving  Crown  Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  intermediate certificate of improvement  and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvements to extent of $300 per annum ancl records same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained on thc:;e claims in  less than .5 years, with improvements of  $10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption, if he requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential  and   improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding CIO acres may be leased  by one person or company.  PRE-EMPTORS'  FREE GRANTS  ACT.  The scape of this Act is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving  with His Majesty's Forces. The time  within which thc heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of tho present war. This  privilege  is also  made retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ���������  ACT.  Provision is made for the grant to  persons holding uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the land, if divisible,  as the payments, already made will  cover in proportion to tho sale price of  the whole parcel. Two or more persons  holding such Agreements may group  their interests and apply for a proportionate allotment jointly. If it Is not  considered advisable to divide the land  covered by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  of eciual value selected from available  Crown lands in the locality may bo  made. These allotments are conditional  upon payment of all taxes duo the  Crown or to any municipality. The  rights of persons to whom the purchaser from tho Crown has agreed to  sell are also protected. The decision of  the Minister of Lands In respect to the  adjustment of a proportionate allotment  is final. The time for making application for tlio.se allotments is limited to  the 1st day of May, 101.9. Any a*>piica-  tion made after this date will not be  considered. These allotments apply to  town tots and lands of the Crown sold  at public auction. ]  For information apply to any Provin-   ;  cial  Government Agent or  to  Ci.  U.  NADIO.V,  Deputy Minister of Land?,  Victoria, U. C.  9|  Trade'-to:  Yon  Isn't the" news of your  store something" like the  news of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� - some  weeks more than others���������  but every Mreck 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 advertising1 that  brings the steady trade.  RESOLVE���������To use newspaper sx>ace regularly, and  be sure it is in THE GRAND  FORKS SUN, the paper that  reaches the most consumers  in this valley.  <4#  Tlie GRi* ���������B e ���������<'  eaaers  ant   to  niT^T  ear  From    You    Every   Week  j^jggggmyymmm^ THE   SUN.    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  Why buy* a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, -when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments ������>y  cTHiller C8l> Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  Mrs. Clark's mother,  Mrs. Christen-  sen, accompanied them to  this  city  for a visit.  DON'T HESITATE!  PHONE 101R  FOR FINE PRINTING  n-BBai  F. Timberkkp, Chas. Meggitt  Wm. Liddicoat and M. H. Barnes  have recently made mineral locations on Manly mountain.  Donald Smith, of the Canadian  Flying corps, left for Montreal on  Saturday, after spending ft week with  his parents in this city on final  leave.  D. & McEiroy, of   Cdfcnde,  in the ciiy on Tuesday.  whs*  Oscar Lad)innnd lias resigned as  manager of the Canada Copper corporation and will open a mining otlico  ollice in Spokane. -Ho wiil be sue  deeded by H. R Van Wugener, of  Denver, Col.  News of the City  Some very large potatoes are being raised in this valley this years.  One rancher swears, or affirms, that  he bas tubus eighteen' inches long,  while another spud   specialist,   who  is noted . for   bis ��������� tru'hrulness, says    that his potatoes are tuo largp for Miss May Gilpin and Miss Mtinro  one man to lift alone, and the only j0ftl)M Saturday for Trail, where they  mean be has of harvesting thf-m is to wi|j j()in tho public .-cliou! staff Jf  bitch a logchain to them   and   skid   teachers.  them to bis cellar behind  bis   auto    mobile. I     M r. and Mrs. Thos. N^nvby   catrif  _       down from Franklin on Monday.  Walter West, of   the   engineering    corps, returned   to   Vancouver  this      TI|P Granby smelter blew in three  week,   after  spending a   week with   furnacs on SamrdMy.  his   parents   in   this   city   on final s    leav. He expects to leave for Mo.-'      FQR   SALE--A   Limited  treal soon. '*>       ��������� j������j-     ' r -ut     i,������ *  ���������_���������. _ j Quantity oi Wealthy Ap-  Traffic on the North Fork branch j pies.   Sunbeam Ranch,  of the Kettle Valley line  is increas  ing.    On   Wednesday   Mr.   Depew  brought down fourteen cars of  lumber, poles, posts and wood.  bottoms from twelve five-pound lard  buckets, then cut them open on one  side    with a    pair of   shears, tied a  cord around each bucket to   hold  it  in   its   natural   shape.    We    then  placed them in two boxes with loose  tin in tbe bottoms to bold tbe moisture,   and   filled tbe  buckets   with  rich, mellow   soil   stored . away   the  fall    before.  'The   two   boxes   were  placed in the house at a south   win  clow aud in each of the twelve buckets we grew a tomato plant, turning  the boxes half way around each day  to cause tbe plants to grow straight.  Tbe care remitided us of our bygone  days of raising  babies,   and  it  was  about as amusing, but not so  noisy  When planting time came we pre  pared twelve rich hills, dug   a  hole  in the center of each,   carefully   removed  one  end  bf   each   box and  with a flat iron paddle   lifted    each  bucket and placed them in their respective  holes'in the hills,  cut  tbe  cords andjgently slipped tbe inverted  buckets from tbe cones  and   lightly  pressed the.fresh earth around them.  Tbey were well watered and   well  cultivated.    And tbe crop   was  the  wonder or all   who   saw    it     They  grew extra large, and in places they  civeied    the   ground   in   th-rs   five  def-'p.  Since July :20th we have fea-ted  upon them, complimented all our  neighbors and many traveling  friends,and to date have sold 820.40  worth fit an average price of 81.25  per cr;ue, and have more than 200  pounds remaining- for family can  uing. Ail from a piece of ground 2S  feet long and S feet wide. Can you  beat it?  Clip this out. for a reminder and  give u a trial next spring.���������Keller  Eigle.  "Quality Jewellers"  We cany a complete Hue of Jewellery.Silvenvaro,  Watches ancl Clocks. Cultivate the habit of vising'our store frequently. A cordial welcome  awaits you, and we will cheerfully show and explain the merits of whatever may interest you.  Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty.  Bridge Street, - Next Boor B. C. Telephone Office  Pte.   Harold   Mclnnes  and    Pte.  Al Peterson arrived in   the city   on  ���������Tuesday from Vancouver for a visit  with their parents on final leave be-J  fore going overseas.  '       A Bi������> Tomato Grop  How the Eagle surprised the  whole country raising to ma toes .may  prove a profitable story to many of  our worthy readers:  Early last March we removed   the  About 1U0 men are engaged in  Cieariiig right of way and building  roads fur tiit; West Kooti n -.y Power  company between Greenwood and  Princeton. Pole setting will begin  this mouth, but. little copper- wire  will be strung until next spring.  The line will have one circuit, carrying 100,000 volts.  SAYS LEMON JUICE  WILL REMOVE FRECKLES  Girlsl   Make this cheap beauty lotion  to dear and whiten your skin.  PURE MOUNTAIN.  HONEY FOR SALE  Allen & Norris' box factory is very  busy these days   They are shipping  . large  quantities  of  fruit   boxes  to  Krremeos, Kelowna and other  fruit  growing districts west of here.  Miss Ebbs has returned to her  home in Nelson, after a visit with  Mrs. E. A. Mann in this city.  Mrs. Fred Clark and children  have returned from a visit with Mrs.  Clark's parents  in   Coeur   d'Alene.  One of the finest homes  in Grand Forks. Lots 84  x 125 ft.; 30 fruit   trees,!  etc.  For terms and conditions  apply to  7    -    "  ~""     ne  In glass jars, 1 lb. net, 40c; or  4-1 b. pail*, 81.30. Comb honey,  30c per section.  C. C. HEAVEN, Phone F134.  ���������*���������������������������������������������������������������������..������..  ������*���������<,������ ������������������*������������������������������>.������., 3  *!  Squeeee the juice of two lemon 9 into  a bottle containing threo ounces of  orchard white, shako well, and you have  a quarter pint of the best freckle and  tan lotion, and complexion beautifier, at  very, very small cost.  Your grocer has the lemons and any  drug store or toilet counter will supply  three ounces of orchard white for a few  cents. Massage this sweetly fragrant  lotion into the face, neck, arms and  hands each day and see how freckles and  blemishes disappear and how clear, soft,  and white the skin becomes. Yes! It  is harmless.  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  LISTEN TO THIS!  SAYS CORNS LIFT  I  RIGHT OUT NOW I  Job Printing at The Sun .nffif'e at  practically the same prices as before  the big war started.  ���������ifW-U  -��������� -*>'  P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor  Yale Hotkl, Fihst Stukkt  Grand Forks, B. C.  Make   your >onoy  go   further.    Saves  ear fare arul shoe leaf.h-r  Costs very little for upkeep.     Gets yo.i   to   work   feeling   Hue.     Lets  you slip homo for a hufc dinner, ins tear! of a coir! lunch  Cycling is easy and pleasant when you ,.,,!<. a Cleveland P,icV.:ie  the wheel that runs smoothly and easily year after year. Look' for  the name-plate Cleveland Let me" explain to you my easy sale  plan on terms.  First olass   repair    work   done   also   in   Blacksmithing,   Bmziri"  Aluminum Soldering Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Woodwork-, etc. "'  You reckless men and women who  are pestered with corns and who havo  at least once a week invited an awful  death  from  lockjaw or blood  poison  are now told by a'Cincinnati authority  to -use a drug called freezone, which  the _ moment a few drops are cpplied  to fitly corn, the soreness is relieved  an.{J tomi the entire corn, rcot and all,  lifts ehfrftth the fingers.  ������I'tJa u sticky etln-r compound which  driea   the   moment   it   is   applied   and  simply shrivehs t!*o corn without inflaming   or   even   irritating   the   surrounding tissue or skin,     ft is claimed that  a quarter of an ounce of frce/.one will  cost very little at any of tlie drug store?,  but is sufiicient  to' rid  one's  feet of  every hard or si.'ft con) or callus.  You arc further ivarned that cutting  it a corn is a suicidal habit.  Wipe, wives won't waste.  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE   your   repairs  to   Armson,  sboo   re  pairor.    The    Hub.    Look   for  the   Bi-r  Hoot.  THE  Open on Saturday Evenings Till 10 ������'Clock  Opposite Grand Forks   Garage   and   City  Kail  Always a full line of Accessories, Tiros and rop.-iir  parts on hand for bicycles, motor cycles and black-  smithing.  New Management  Dad Odell, who has Iwn driving  thf bairyage vva^on for Vant Bros*.,  has rented the  Province Hotel Bar  Where he will serve all  kinds   of  j cool, refreshing temperanee drinks  i and the choicest brands of cigar.--.  j When you are hot and in  need of  | cooling off, call and see me.  I Also pool and billiard pallor in  1 connection.  Look for tlie Biggest Brick Block  on Bridge Street  You   will   always   find   me   "At  Home,"  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published Amiiiully)  KnahJes traders   throughout   the   world   to  communicate direct with ftnjrlish  AI ANUKACTUliKlbS & DEALERS  n each class of tronds. Ur-sidos bol rifr a enm-  li-tu commercial [fiiidi! to London anil Its  u bu ibs, the directory contains list* of  UXPOKT Al KUCHA NTS  with the floods they ship, mid the f'olotilnl  mill l*'or������-*ijrii Markets rhoy supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  lii*rnti<rc!tl nuclei' tlie Ports to which they snll,  am! iiidieatin;; the approximate Sailings:  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns nnd Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom,  A copy of the current edition will lie forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orliirger advertisements from $15.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Eigs  and Good  Horses at All- Hours  at.  the  Model Livery Barn,  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  FOR SALE  office!  F. Downey's Cigar Siure  Tklkvhonks:  OFKICK,  Rfifi ffpnf Ctpiipt  Hanhi-:.*.'.*. Kksiuknuk K'iS'lldl OilbBl  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abuhuroll Lano, London, E.G.  GENERAL TRANSFER BUSINESS  AND DEALER IN  AND |  OFFICE AT R. PETRIE'S STORE  PHONE 64

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