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 w&  >,/,.f*>  *%   ���������.  **v                    1   j<  '     /���������--'  *    ,   *.  V  -1  ('���������/ */i>  ^  \-  -���������   i v  r*- f ,-*   ^  /,  r  h <  '     V.    ,  ���������-->, >  f       -. ���������  .  ���������  .���������-  -  -"-.���������������          i-  ���������i. ^. -  ���������  *   *'   ,  Kettle Valley Orchardist  hA\, "'-.   <    '-r            '   --.r      ,/   f/l               m?Axrr������ PORKS   B   C    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1916  p^toTEENTH' YEAR���������No. &')\\ GRAND JjUKK^  ts. u., j-p-xxja   ,   $1.00 PER YEAR  I?^yMr.'fMiller".Defends the Gov-  IV t.Wnment's Policy:--Prohi-  vlv bition Referendum  '"/The Conservative meeting in the  Empress\theatre on Tuesday night  ~V. .was^vell attended, all the seats be-  f S "ing-occupied: Dr. Rose/the Con  p^^Wrvative candidate for Nelson, who  '"���������'^had'been advertised as one ot the  -./speakers, was unable to be "present,  / and "his place was taken by Rev. J.  ���������- D. Hobdeh, who spoke in favor of  V'the ^prohibition' movement. J D  ; '"'Campbell' occupied the chair, and  )?:s% rin/short  speeches   introduced the  speakers.   ^   .  ~f\ ���������<���������&*���������  Hobden 'defended   the   pro-  Zu-}  -bibition   act,'on   which a referen-  V-:"*'.. dum vote will-be taken on the 14th  i^.^'^laat,  and'  took up the   objections  ?"'->-^macle to the act by'the liquor inter-  f>. ^  ests and answered them one by one.  i i):} Instead of\the "actjaking money out  *v",'.3.\7of"������*���������  the   province,   as   had   .been  fcr^-v charged:*it would have  a tendency  ���������p?<"',; to/vkeep#' the _ money' at 'home,^ ��������� as  ^^.^nearly alLthe liquor "now consumed  'in; the prbvinoe>rwas imported     ' ho  the legislature, special attention being drawn  to  the  workmen's com  pensation act, to the bill to  give re  turned soldiers free land, and to the  weekly half-holiday act. B> had not  been solicitor for the   Granby   com  pany for over a year, except in   thet  way of closing up some old standing  matters.    One 'of   the     objections  brought  against   him   was 'that he  lived in Victoria:*-He answered this  by saying that if the people ' of   the  "district wanted,to be represented by  a cabinet minister he   would  neces  sarily have to" reside  at  the  coast,  and not in Grand   Forks.    All   the  interests   he   bad   in   the province  were'here; in fact, he was more   interested.in the district than the people imagined.       ,  ���������  Local Team,  However, Made  the ProfessionaU-eaguers  Play Balf  den will preach'at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m., and at the evening service'will  speak on "The Great Crisis." A  hearty welcome for all.  J. P. Westman, of Calgary, will  address a prohibitiou meeting in  Grand Forks on Tuesday evening  on  ���������'How   Prohibition   Works  in  Calgary."  I Kf~J&  IwoConferences of  Women's Institutes  Two conferences that will attract  a great deal of atteution from the  women of British Columbia will  he-held this month by the Women's  Institutes of British Columbia. The  first of these was held at Penticton  on September 6 and 7, and delegates  from the Women's Institutes of the  Okanagan district were present.  . Many interesting eubjects were  chosen for the addresses, and the  discussion which followed proved of  great interest.' Mrs. H. H. Miller,  of   Kelowna, "spoke   on "How   to  ., f Sir money now being  spent .for "liquor  !^f������iwoiir^undeS-'prohihitiqtjygo' to-tbe,  :<V> "."grocery  and* clothing  stores. ' The  V_  '���������" ^ act was not un British Iving'George  , "Ovas in favor ,of prohibition, and the  ' ���������    ;iate -Earl -"Kitchener 'had- also expressed similar  sentiments.    In the.  ��������� ." state of Washington, where prohibi*  " ,  "  tion   had   been   in   force for seven  J>'       months,_ more .stores   were   being  ....'V-' erected to replace the  saloons, 'and  he claimed that there were now   no  idle men in Spokane     Ten   million  dollars, he said, was annually being  wasted   in   Btitish   Columbia     on  the drink evil.  .  Hon.   Ernest    Miller     expressed  pleasure at again being able   to  ad  dress a Grand   Forks audience.    He  -    - spoke tor over an hour,   and  nearly  all ot that time was taken up in   le-  '--      viewing   the   plugging cases in the  Vancouver bye election.   It had not  been his intention, he said, to bring  thidbutijeei up during tbe campaign,  but  as Messrs   Brewster and   Mac  dun-ild, during their r cent   visit   to  this city, had   dealt   with   tbis subject in a manner that  cast  defamation upon the Conseraiive party and  defended the action of tbe  Liberals  involved in   tbis  nefarious outrage,  he felt called upon  to  give his version of the investigation.    He  dealt  vviih   the   plugging   outrages along  the lines of the reports of tbe investigation  printed  in   the  coast Conservative preae, but many new facts  and details in connection   with   tbe  case.    As     corroborative   evidence  Economize Labor in the Home." A  lantern lecture " entitled "Industrial  Vocational Training" was given at  the efcfeu'ing-'scirsion of:the . fir.^t- day  by John Kyje, of the British Col-  lumbia department of education,  and on'the following morning Dr.  McGregor spoke on "Preventable  Ailments During School Life," and  following this Mrs. J. H. Miller, of  Vernon, gave an address on "Women's Part in Reconstruction Aftei  tbe War."  Many other subjects of interest  were taken up by the delegates, and  in addition to the subjects on the  program, there were many informal  discussions.  Mrs. VV. V. Davies, Chilliwack,  becrerary to the advisory board of  Wamen's Institutes, was present at  lhe Penticton conferf-nce to assist  any of the deleg-ites in finding a so  lution to tbe problems that puzzled  them in the carrying out of the  work of their institutes.  With this same obj-ct iu view,  Miss Alice Haven hill, of Sh iwnigan  Like, a member of the advisory  board of Women's Institutes, will at  leud the second conference, which is  to be held at Nelson' on September  12 and 13, when delegates from the  Boundary and Kootenay districts  will be in attendance.  One thing that will prove of in  terest at this conference will be a  number of labor saving devices tbat  will be exhibited. Wm. E. Scottj  deputy minister of agriculture and  superinteudent of institutes, has  made arrangements for this  exhibit  that   bouse  There was a big attendance aMhe  baseball match between tbe Spokane Nort western league team and  a team picked from tbe Boundary  clubs at tbe race track grounds yesterday afternoon. The game was a  good exhibition of fast baseball,  and considerable enthdsiasm was  created among the fans. The professionals, however, proved too  strong lor the local boys, ,md the  final score was 8 to 2 In favor of  the leaguers  A great prohibition parade of the  children of the city will be held on  Wednesday next. Headed by* the  city band, the procession will leave  the public school at 5 p.m. and  march to the bandstand on First  street, where special songs will be  rendered and an address given, after  which the procession will march to  the Methodist church and disband.  Floats and their- decorations will be  special features.  While Mat Frankovitch was returning from Phoenix on Wednesday night, his car took a notion to  go over an embankment and roll  over. Mat and the car were both  slightly bruibed.  Archer Davis had the misfortune  to break his right aim yesterday  while cranking his father's car.  Buyers of Light and Heavy  Horses Will Visit the City  Next Mouth  A meeting of the Co operative  Growers' association will be held  this (Friday) evening  Mrs. Dixon, who has been    visit  ing her sister,   Mrs  E. E  W. Mills,  for   a   few   weekd,   returned to her  home in Lethbridge on Wednesday.  The lease on the Big Copper, near  Greenwood, has been taken over  by the British Columbia Copper  company.  W. J. Mclntyre and p number of  other soldiers faom the Vernon  camp are in the city this week on  leave.  L-ist Friday's east bound Kettle  Valley passenger train did not arrive here until Saturday forenoon,  having been delayed by a freight  wreck at Rock Creek.  Chuck Clark, the hockey player,  who was injured in France last  June, has now almost recovered.  The French   horse   commission,  which is touring in   Canada for the  purpose   of purchasing  horses   for  the French government, will   be  in  Rock Creek (Riverside) October 19,  1916, and in Grand   Forks  October  20, 1916, and is desirous of purchas  iDg horses of the  following   classes:  Light arulleay horses, weighing 1100  to 1250 pounds, $130;   heavy artillery horses, weighing 1250  pounds  and upwards,  $140     The  commission wants horses fifteen hands high  and   upwards,'   and     wants   them  sound   and   gentle   and   broken to  either saddle   or   harness.    In age  the horses should be   between   five  and   ten   years  old.    The  animals  need not be oi any particular color,  and either mares or geldings will be  acceptable    Horse owners are advised not to  be   too particular with  regard to minor faults providing the  horse is not injured in any way tbat  prevents  it from  doing all  that is  expected of it in the matter oE work  Just because a horse has a slight wire  scratch it does not necessarily mean  lhat it will be useless lo  the  army. ���������  Tbe Seattle mine is now shipping  seven or eight carloads of ore per  week to tbe Granby smelter  J. A McMaster   has   taken  the Union hotel at Eholt.  over  Al Traunweiser's auto turned a  somersault over the dump on Winnipeg avenue, near the C.P.R., last  Sunday wbde a new chauffeur was  at, tbe wheel. The two occupants in  car escaped uninjured, but tbe car  wai not so fortunate, although the  damage to it wae not very great.'  Four Indians from across tbe line  visited the city on  Saturday   night,  and  proceeded   to  imbibe freely of  John   Barleycorn.     On   returning  home   they  got  into an altercation  near the Cooper bridge, and a  stab  bing affray was   the result     One of  tbe party was   severely  slashed   in  the   back,   and   he   was brought to  the hospital ui this city.    The other  three  were  arrested, and   on Wed  nesday tbey were fined 8Lo   each in  the police court.  Neil F. Mackay,  law   partner   of  Hon.  Ernest Miller in Victoria, was  a   visitor  in   the city on Saturday. I riding on the 14th   inst. will   be lo  He returned to the coast on Sunday , cated as follows:  Grand Forks���������Old court house.  Wedding  A quiet wedding took place at the  Presbyterian manse on Wednesday,  September 6, when Allen Cookson,  C P R carpenter of Nelson, B. C ,  and Miss Margaret M. Galloway,  daughter of A. Galloway, were  united in marriage. After a honey  moon spent in American cities,  they will make their home in Nelson.  POLLlilftCES  The polling places in Grand Forks  ME1E0R0L0GICAL  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  clay during the * past week, as re  corded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Min.     Max.  Sept.   1��������� Friday  56 90  2���������Saturday   .... 53 ������o  3���������Sunday  54 61  4���������Monday  54 85  5���������Tuesday  46 75  6���������Wednesday .. 44 76  7 ���������Thursday  42 79  Inched  Rainfall :.  0"40  At the Presbyterian church on  Sunday," September 10, tho pastor  will preach at the morning and  evening services on subjects bearing  on our national responsibilities.  A number of  fruit buyer**, rcpre-  that plugging "operations  on u huge  to be sent to Nelson so tnat   ciouh������-i cornrrjission  bouses   in   the  rural  districts will be | b  scale had been earned on, he cited  the fad that Macdouald's vote- was  within a few hundred of the total  vote of 1912. He thought it would  tie foolish to entertain the. idea that  the Conservatives had hired pluggera  to vote for the Liberal candidate.  The purist  way  to  locate   the   re  have  been in the  wives in   the.���������  -r-������~ ..! prairie provinces,  able to get a better and   clearer idea , h     ^ ^^    R ^ rep(jrtwl   U)al  'of   the   up-to-date   laborsaving de   ^  rf  ^ n  ������������������ the valley  Phoenix���������City hall.  Cascade���������Bertois hall.  Fife���������Fife school building.  Carson���������Carson   school   building.  Ban nock���������R. Lindholm's   house.  Gloucester���������Townsite building.  Paulson ���������Paulson building.  vices.  Tbe Snnday school and congregational picnic of Knox Presbyterian,  have   disposed  them.  of   their  crops   to  ���������.���������.���������.,,.��������� ��������� - .    Three cars of fruit.including some  jL-nes-unai,  wuj   ������,-.������������.    beld in the grove near Dr. Averill's Bartlett pears,   were shipped  from  sponsible party  iu   tbe transaction ' residence on Labor day, was largely j thig city tbi3 week.      ^  astofindoutwho paid tbe ^g-���������^^^   ^ ������ j    ProhibiUonlu^y   w������l   to ob  ^speaker reviewed the  legisla ' ent. Good refreshments were served,  served at the Methodist  church   by  uon^actedlt .the. last session^ ot  and everybody went home happy,  special  services.  Rev. J*   D. Hob   d  Methodist Sunday  School Picnic Enjoyable  The Sunday school of the Methodist cbnrcb held a most enjoyable  picnic on Wednesday last in the  izrov'e below the Averill residence.  The weather was all that could be  desired, and games and sports of all  descriptions were freely indulged in.  After a good supper the company  dispersed, tired but happy.  An Exceptional Day's Work  There was a lull in the conversation of the little group gathered  round tbe stove in the centre grocery as Hank Parsons concluded hiB  tale of the great results he had accomplished in fence buslding. It  was clear that everyone was deeply  imprefcsed by the story, for silence  is to the soap box orator what applause is to the politician.  Then an old man known as "Old  Charlie" broke the silence.  "Wal, that tbar was some fenc  in'���������leastwise for these days," he  remarked. "But let me tell ye that  if ye want to know about fence  makin', ye want to ask some of us  old fellers. Why, back iu '67, when  me and Bill Potter was a-workin' fer  the railroad, the bos3 sent us out  one morning to build a four-board  fence along both sides of the right of  way, and sir, by quittin'time that  night we had make so much fence  that it took us three whole days to  walk back where we started  from."  About 100 carloads of grain  be shipped from Rock this fall.  'ill  The   public   school will open on  Monday next.  J  >S)J  ;'.*  ���������'- ������*  V*'N  >' i I  "'"-'f  ��������� ' 1  t  'A  .'I  4  , J '���������''I  * ,   ���������>-!/���������;  ��������� -' >  r       *   <-.  t      '   "'���������!  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THE    SUN,   GRAND   FORKS.   bJo.  /���������E&V'i5vi>;~";.'.,������',.&  ������������������MskfiL������<-&i*AT-&  ���������.���������i������.*������lfeJV.-SVS:v  _A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  A Pioneer Farmer  A On'ce    Prominent    Figure    in the  Arena of Manitoba Politics  and Agriculture  Not alone    from an aspect    of the  political    relationship    possessed    by  Thomas Green way with Manitoba, we  recollected  the  deceased  as  an  agriculturalist and  founder  of  the v.am*  motli  farm  known as   Prairie Home,  one half mile    southward    from    his  fcomc town, Crystal City.    AI Prairie  Home,    Thomas    Greenway's    hours  were spent when absence from political activity permitted him to hie away  from the din of tlic ���������turbulent .waves  of that ever restless sea of Manitoba  politics.  ,As  a  breeder  of  Shorthorn  cattle,  the name of Grcenway was associated  with the highest grades; from Maine  to  southern  States,  thc  strain   ,from  Prairie Home has been dispersed. In  thc liorsc marts of the Old World, he  was a frequent purchaser; no impedi  Duped the Germans  How Russian Prisoners Fooled a German Guard  Thc vast system of Giftman officialdom, can be, and sometimes is, very  cjsily fooled and humiliated. Incidents  of the wf.r are proving this day by  day.  The other clay the \ coplc of Brus-  sclls, for' instance, gave vent to a  burst of laughing���������and the Germans  dare not arrest any one for thc  "crime"���������on learning lhat some joker had, during thc -light, crossed out  the sign down town, "the fig Market," and substituted for it, "Thc Gcr-  m?n Market." Thc pith of this performance will be appreciated when it  is remembered that the Germans have  a taste for describing' their enemies  rkin to the useful animal that "pays  the rint" as the Irishman described it.  Perhaps thc finest exhibition, however, of the machine-like caste .of!  lhe German soldier's mind cemes fro-n  10 CENTS PER PLU������  i  War and Weather  No Reason to Believe That the Cannonading in Europe Effects  the Weather Here  In answer to a query as lo whether  the extraordinary wcalhcr in anv way  has been brought about bv the cannonading in Europe, the " following  statement has been made by thc Ale"-  teoroIogicarOffice at Toronto:  . "Historical records enable the nfc-  leorologicalist to draw a rainfall curve  in Asia Minor back 3,000 years, with  probably some degree of accuracy.  More ' recently, the study of the  growth of the yellow pine of Arizona  end the sequoia tree of California, a.;  las   -al^o    ** ***-*i"*-"!-��������� t>ui wiaavj, uu liiijjcui-. iin-:utiiniiii suiuci s nnnci cemes Iro.n  ment was permitted to interfere with   Denmark, where the facts relating to  his desire to add the highest class of  the following gave thc people of Cop-  ��������� ��������� ...A..~*.  equine stock to  his  famous    stables  The-pens    of/famworth    and    China  " bogs    were a* survival    of the fittest  only a remark applicable to the barns  of  sheep   containing  animals   leading  Fairs of Canada and thc United States  have  awarded   highest  diplomas.  From a political standpoint Thomas  Grcenway was .1 unique figure. Even  when  his  government  was   relegated  into thc shades of opposition, the once  Premier continued as in former clays  to  steadfastly guard  the  interests of  Manitoba.      Within    the    Legislative  Chamber at Kennedy street, he wasn't  prone to assume bombastic    attitude  against those v.ith whom he differed  concerning    issues.    His   convictions  never faltered between two opinions;  as an  exponent of Manitoba's  rights,  Grecnway stood in the foremost rank.  His after career as a member of the  Railway  Commission,     was    marked  with     an   advocacy     upholding     thc  tenets of citizenship against iron heel  i ...  enhagen genuine entertainment.  Some Russian prisoners were working on a farm, and,found out that their  guards were stronger and more .watchful than those they had previously  encountered..But one of thc Russians,  with linguistic gifts, an imagination,  and plenty of cool nerve, gradually  evolved a plan which was successful.  Thc young Russian studied thc language of his captors with ardour, and  quickly became able to bellow out in  true Prussian style the words of command used    by thc    officers    of thc  guard.    He also studied Prussian methods,   the   times   of  changing  guard,  and so forth.   Then in the inky blackness of one early morning, he marched  his carefully coached company of com  rades towards the border, just at thc  point where and when the guard were  anticipating the arrival of their relief.  Thc Russians marched in military formation, and in the darkness it could  not be noticed that the rifles on the  evidenced by their rings, ..���������a aiayj  enabled officers of the Carnegie In-  st'tutc to draw a rainfall curve for  3,000 years. Thc curves agree fairly  well and show thai the climate-has  been pulsatory ihroughoul this long  term, with periods" of rainy seasons.  Both curves indicate- that the one  thousand years before Christ, were  much wetter than at later periods.  'At the beginning of thc nineteenth  century occurred many cold, wet  summers. The years 1812 -and 1816  were especially marked by a great de-  pr'ssion of .eniperature in Canada  V"d,tllc Northern United States; and  1816 was afterwards known as the  year without a summer.  "Many summers in the forties were  The U. S. and Germany  Huns Have a Grievance Against President    Wilson   for   Interfering  With Their Plans  A grievance    thzt looms    large    in  every   German   mind,  and  apparently  cannot be removed by any argument,  has ��������� just    been   voiced    l>3r   Admiral  von Koester, who not long ago   .vas  the head* of th- kaiser's  fleet.      Not  considerations of right or inlernatibn-  id.law, he said, but "political and,commercial circumstances." had forced the  teccnt     diminution   of   U-boat  activities.    Those     activities   he    insisted,  were warranted against an enemy who  used mines ancl aeroplanes��������� nothing  about' the embargo,  for a wonder!���������  ancl the admiral    could    not    refrain  from a sarcastic    reference  to Presi-  1  Response of Colonics  Hon. A. J. Balfour Delivers Stirring  Address at Parliamentary Dinner in London Recently,  The Empire Parliamentary Associa-i  tion gave a luncheon at the      House  of Commons in London    recently Jn  honor of the parliamentary   delegates'  from the overseas dominions.    Right'  Hon. J. Lowthcr presided and among  the .speakers were A. J. -Balfour,    Six  George Foster and Senator Stuart.of*  South Africa.  "In welcoming jrou this afternoon,"  said Mr. Balfour, "we do so in aspirit  of kinship and not of spectators in  a great drama, but of those who are -  bearing an all-important share in .the  work that is going on on *.very front.  "Before the war all of us discunssed  continue the war against her  Again in this there- is thc curious  assumption that to jelelay, or prevent  German victory is essentially and  necessarily vicious ��������� that it 'makes  any professions of virtue thc manifestations of the basest hypocrisy. The  admiral cannot conceive, apparently,  the possibility of adequate and good  reasons for favoring the Allies or of  an honest     governmental    neutrality  lhat does not find excuses for chang  : _"i -i   ...i * *    ��������� .v>.t.^^ .. v.* v i..m������u,uuw nui unci excuses lor cliang-  vcry cold and wet, also in the sixties, J ing old rules when the chances "of war  and acain in tlir* pirli* m'^-iii :/���������><- ' ���������-  .,-    ..������......-*..    ..^..    ..  "     .......     niv.    .lit*. O' I'll     llll.    '  cd monopolistic railroad corporations;   shoulders  were only slaves  of wood,  into thc trenches of these    he penc-'    "Halt!"  cried    the Russian    to his  nfi.il-! I men     fnllnu-iniT   lln'r   ..������   ��������� .1*1 11  trated and withstood the shot and  shell hurled at him from the enemy  guns.  There    came a day    that "Thomas  Grcenway laid down his word. Tn thc  month of October, 1908 he was    laid  -    at rest within thc family cemctary on  thc banks of Crystal  Creek.    A    sad  *    procession     which     wended  its   way  along the lane to the burying ground  carpeted with the scattered leaves of  Autumn's  wind  storms.    Around  his  bier stood they who had fought shoulder to shoulder with him in strenuous  political warfare.   Not alone thej-, but  those who raised the sword of opposi-  ���������/   tion to his policies, lowered the earthly  remains  of Thomas   Grcenway  to  a last resting place.  Thomas Grcenway, pioneer, agriculturist, Premier of his adopted land  fought valiantly. His most-combat-  tivc opponents recognized in his career-a man for whose energies Mani  men, following this up with a volley  of tj'pical Prussian orders to thc  guard and to the "relieving .patrol."  The guard formed up, preparatory to  marching off���������and at the signal the  Russians bolted for the wire fencing  which twenty yards away marked the  border. They had climbed it before  thc Germans realized 'thej' had been  s.oofcd, and were safely in Denmark.  Marketing of Hogs  The   Rapid   Finishing of  Hogs   Found  to  bo   Most  Profitable  There "are two'sides to the proposition of putting rapid gains on a pig,  though, as a practice, it is well to do  so. If the pig is crowded to his capacity he will waste a large proportion  of the nutrients which he consumes,  though lie is kept a shorter period of  and again in the carljr eighties.  "In Toronto since April 1st there  has been a slightly greater rainfall  than in any corresponding period on  record, but there have been at least  ten other three-month periods���������June  to August, and July lo September���������  with a much greater rainfall.  "There is not thc slightest reason to  suppose lhat thc cannonading in Eu.-  opc has any'apprcciable effect. I believe it to be negligible in the gigantic Workings of nature. The excessive  rain has been only in Ontario and  Western Quebec. Eastern Quebec  and .the'Maritime Provinces nave been  j iv.31- ^������.iun. mc war all of us  dent Wilson as'thc" advocate of Im- the future of the British Empire and  manitv ancl justice who supplied to analysed tile bonch^vlnch beld togci-  Gcrmanv's enemies thc arms ancl mil- "tins great pohical organism, with-  nitions, "without which they could not out a para Icl in'history, and per baps  .   '     . ��������� each man had asked himself whether,,  when the moment of stress or danger  occurred, these bonds of common  sympathy and common ideals rather  than tyranny or law,' would stand the  stress of a great struggle. All doubts  however, have been dispelled. -'Tic*  response of thc dominions forms one  of thc marvels of history,, one which  the empire historian of the future, will!  look back upon with pride that no'  familiarity can stale.  "Canada, Australia and New- Zealand with out the calculation of 'ingenuous theoretical and political writers, have sent us cf their best,-in a'  great joint effort to maintain the  ideals of freedom and liberty which is  thc proud boast of our race, and th-y  h-ivc come without persuasion or prcs-'  sure."  Touching  on ' thc   future   constitu-  of. the  empire     fhC"  have made them, for once, more advantageous to the foes of Germany  than to herself.  And the admiral hopefully prophesied thc coming of thc day when  "political and commercial circum-  i stances'' would no longer compel thc  imposing of detested restrictions on  the U-boat commanders! "Better  times arc coming," is the way he puts  if, and that can hardly mean anything  except a resumption of attacks on  pssscnger ships, regardless of immunities hitherto enjoyed.  Of course, in talking like this. Admiral von Koester did not speak for  "   '"- ' he did  nearly average, and ' Ncwfoundlani ! 1 Ge n ns������ n d VspcchlV he did  ^}������������fr3-, and for two months the; not speak for GernW s Lponsic  = ne    n 1 briSt " CXCCpll0M"^te���������!'      His grievance To���������' v c  "TcvHL    ;���������   ���������;���������f n  - t ?S t0 *?rolo������&'������e. the war and making  .nic   variations     in   rainfall     from   its  endino- at  Ir*a<;<   ������������������Mfi.,;���������. :��������� -���������   -  year  to year  .hrough    long    periods \ P.erl/calkci^Sni^fof ������'i" meT  tional   relations  speaker said:  "I   don't  ask  world be wi������:c  ���������  to._.., ........ time so that his maintenance cost is  toba has much lo be thankful for. The less in the aggregate.   The high finish  memory of Thomas Greenwaj' is not is not seeuied on pigs which     make   no[ soon be a change to normal cc  perpetuated from monument of stone their gains more slowly, for they grow  ditions."���������Montreal  Family Herald  erected ovcrjijs grave.   The progres- instead of fattening, and more frame-'  arc connected with lhe general circulation of the earth's atmosphere,-which  is without doubt affected by changes  in solar radiation, which is also variable. Professor Abbott, of Mount  Wilson Obscrvalorj', has shown that  tlu sun is a variable star, changing its  cut put of cnergj' by at least one-seventh of thc whole. Wc do not know  what thc changes have been in bjr-  gone times.  "The sequence probablj* is a solar  change affecting first the Equatorial  regions and leading to changes in'  the strength of the trade winds and  their ocean currents, and r. little  late- thc wind circulation and cyclonic formations of the middle :inc!  higher latitudes.  "Wc sec no reason \ hy there should  not soon be a change to normal con-  tioned as often by Germans here la  at home and it is evident that thej'  sinecrclj' think it a real one.��������� Ne./  York Times.  Rely on the Dread naught  What the Naval    Battle Taught the  Ua'ted States  "Up to thc time of thc great Anglo-  German battle in thc North Sea off  the coast of Jutland public opinion  throughout the world was beginning  to feel that thc development of the  submarine had perhaps made the  battle-ship archaic and as out  place in naval    warfare    as  thc  . myself     whether  it  ,���������'.,.���������        i  Jr casy to modify ihc-'f'  F������ii������sib7wic?yar:ous *arts of }>������  Linpire. I look forward to the i,rob-  cm w.lh absolute confidence. Who-  ��������� er we change it or leave it as it"s  his. fact always remains, that wcVr*  bound together fundamentally and' '  css-cntially because wo enjoy the same      "  ;nd the same spirit of law and order     *  .ind wc arc determined-that no nation  ���������shall break those bonds, however wd"      "  organized they may be \*  .   After two years of titanic efforts  will   In Lf frVanl Witl* ���������������feSabfi    -  nnal^mph������dC,,CC'l,ni;i-WC^aC!t  Weeds are Spreading  given ess' of Manitoba in'early years  of his to r\', bears .lasting testimony to  that which he accomplished.���������J. D. A.  Evans.  More Shell Orders for Canada  Additional shell  orders  have  come  to Canada as a result of financial credits arranged by the  Canadian  Bankers'   Association,   and   further   orders  similar lines arc now'in prospect.  on ..... ... _ ..~   ^.^.^v-i.  It is  announced that the. advance  made bjr the Bankers' Association lo-��������� ������>���������*   wnowcitu   essential   in   growing  tal $76,000,000. final payments having   the  modern   hog,   but  by  the   liberal  been   nr.wlf-1 lite   trmntli *       Tli������   B���������,i:i1. I ncn   ������f  ~l~-"   ~��������������� " '���������'���������  ...j       uit.K.1.      I1JUJ   \.������       J-*   C11J1-U  work while making' weight does not  make .'human food ",and hence does  not.bring the price-which a plump,  well-finished pig of smaller frame  will bring. Hence, all things considered, the rapid gains are ordinarily  the most economical and the most  profitable ,which means that the extra waste incident to rapid feeding  in less tha nthe increased maintenance cost due to a slower  feeding.  .Cleanliness and sanitary conditions  tire   considered   essential   in   growing  Increase in Canada's Trade  Exports of manufactured articles  from Canada during April and May of  this year arc shown by a statement  recently issued. These amounted in  May to $27,734,477, and in the two  months of the fiscal vcar at $49,307,-  555, against $16,121,149 in Mav, 1915,  and $29,342,807 , for  the   ' Two-month i  fashioned four-horse stage coach is in  transportation.  We have written to the assistant  secretarj' of thc Navy, Mr. Franklin  D. Roosevelt, asking what is the expert opinion in this country now on  thc question of the dreadnought or  b;g battle-ship.   His leply follows:  The recent naval battle in the North  Sea merely confirms the constant  opinion of naval officers and all who  have carefully studied our needs that  Farmers Should     Wage a Ceaselest  War Against the Pest  "Many    of the weeds    are getting  ahead of thc farmers, and unless methods of control are put into-practicc  t   0f at once the weeds will gain the uppei  old.  l.r.nd."    This is  how F.  C.  N Jnnick,  tc   i'n     Of .'thr-''rnmm.<������������������.'���������'���������"''���������-*   '*"  of the Commis:.'oii of Conservation,  sizes up the weed-situation in Canada. In regard to wild oats, be reports  that in 1910 oiiv, hundred farms were  visited in each of the prairie -provinces, and on one per cent, of the Manitoba farms wild oats were found.- In  Saskatchewan scvc,nty-one per cent.,  and in Alberta three per cent, reported wild oats. In 1911, on the same  farms in Alberta, thirtj'-one .per cent,  reported wild oats, while in 1912 a still  , , i ' -  -     i   ������  been made-this month. : Thc credits  were arranged last winter by Sir  Thomas White, and on the strength  of them fresh orders were immediately placed by thc War Office through  the Imperial Munitions  Board.  All the banks responded willingh'  and generoti.*���������!>'. And thc contracts  which resulted have kept many industries going after their initial undertakings.had been executed. _ _       ._  ._. _,_     Thc plan has worked so successful-j Charles   K.   Francis,  chemist  for  the  ly that  it  will  be continued  and  the i experiment  station  at    Oklahoma  A.  I goods and in dutiable "commodities.  Thc latter in May amounted to $39,-  740,167, as compared with $19,851,612  for the same months last year; imports of free goods increased from  $14,539,196 in May, 1915, to- $29,857,-  645.  Imports of all classes including coin       iand     bullion,     totalled     $70,230,181,  Unleached wood ashes contain large against $35,046,944 for the same-peri-  quantities  of   available    plant    food, |0(1 last year.  approximately 4 per cent, potash ancl)     Export of agricultural product's for,  L per cent, nhosnhorie nc'u\.  s*iv������  n** i������---  ������������������- ���������        -.-.--���������  period ' "'"    ' j backbone of naval defence.   I pcrson-  ' Another feature of thc statement is!illl>' believe that we ought not, under  thc   sharp     rise  in   imports     of  free I������??  circumstances,   Jo   stop     laying  -   .���������..j   .���������������������������uu t.u WLIl   iiuus  nidi   ''-J"-".'-'- vviiu oais, w-iuic in 191? a cti'll  the seagoing,  heavily armed and a/-1 larger   number    reported    this weed'  inored   bait cshn    c   n,.���������.-.--...'i..   . i._ I tim���������*;n������ ������i~.   .*.       v ...-,s wt-c������������  inored   battle-ship   is   necessarily ;thc  use of clean straw pr other litter, and  disinfectants, houses of any kind  can be kept in a sanitary condition  so that the health of the stock may  be  maintained.  Wood Ashes Contain Plant Food  ll'per cent, phosphoric acid, says Dr.    vv.....iuvu        UI'1.L        L11V.  maintenancc of the munitions industry  seems assured.  Old Father Thames As Physician  Thc charitable public of Loudon  arc taking in hand, with commendable energy, the provision oi means  for helping maimed and wounded soldiers    toward    convalescence.      Last  and M. college. Tlie world's supply  of potash is controlled by Germany,  and consequently at this time potash  has a very high value. Wood ashos  of the above composition has a money  value of about $20 a ton, according to  Dr. Francis.  May increased .to $47,433,750, an increase of $34,687,623. Substantial increases arc also shown iu other exports.  ���������i -    . . .-���������-.. ��������� o  down battleships. . fheir function is  totally different from that of battle-  cruisers, ancl, while wc undoubtedly  need the latter to offset battler  cruisers of other Powers in the work  for. which thcjr arc specially-intended,  yet thc control of our contiguous  waters and thc protection 'of our  tcrritorj' ������nd interests will depend, in  showing .thai it was travelling westward with" a vengeance. In thc district visited in 1913, wild oats were  reported by eightj'-threc per cent, "of  the fanners.  Ball mustard, Canada thistle, stink-  weed and wild '(Jots��������� \v;cre reported in  thc.Prairie Provinces on at least fifty-  three per cent, of thc *-fa no's visited  and some of these weeds were reported on twentj'-ninc "per cent, of the  farms. In Eastern Canada couch and  ox-eye  daisy  were   reported   on   sev-   J ..,>, ,v,.j ucpcrici, in "-V-V-JV- urtisy were reported on- Seville final analysis, on the strength "of cnty-three per cent. of.the farms and  our  dreadnotiP-ht   i\oM ������_ti.������-    ��������� <���������<���������������������'   ������������������������������������������"������   ���������   '' '  ��������� >  - - -*" *-  our dreadnought   fleet."���������Thc  look.  _ ���������..., ^.       ...,l;-L,     A   British  sentry had    considerable  year thc River Thames was used for! trouble with a batch of German pris-  giving them short trips. This year it  has been arranged to give trips to  12,000 invalided lads every available  day along the river as far as Richmond, where as many as are able to  disembark ������vill be chaperoned to the  park, ancl there supplied with light refreshments.  Local and city committees  arc organized, with medical skill, to ensure  that  lhe  trips  will  be useful  aids  to  the restoration of health. Monev has      TI;c growing    of even a few vege  literally flowed into the Fund for the   tables  by  twice  as  many people    as  purpose. have vegetable    gardens    at  present  _  would enormously simplify some    of  Mr.   Bingley���������Where is the  bargain   our economic  problems, and  give to  Tontmy:     "Dad, my  teacher    says  *������  't"**"y ���������orc  thousands of families  oners who behaved iu a high-handed  and insolent manner. On being" reprimanded, one of the latter, drawing  himself to his full height, exclaimed:  "Don't you know 1 vos a Pomeranian?"  "It disna-matter if ye were a Newfoundland," was "Tommy's answer;  "ye've got tae gic in tac lhe British  bulldog."���������-Tit Bits.  German Trade Secrets  For manj' j'cars thc Germans have  controlled a monopoly in optical  glass.. When the war began, Great  Britain was left with a poor supply,  as dealers did not keep large stocks,  relying upon the regularity of the  imports.  The   drawback  was  aggravated   by  not having a  recipe of the trade secret  which   had     given   Germany  an  ���������,, "c t ;".lu���������lui; ���������������!'" I ascendancy in  thc production of this  "thc envy of Europe."   In the Arcial  .1Pf:ri���������  ,. ������������������.T,. ���������     il. .     i"1* **      ��������� ���������      ������������������    - ' til L1LIL.  Thc Envy of Europe  "T-'C Lewis gun " specially designed by the British War Office,-to meet  the need of airmen, is obtaining most  grali ymg results, as statistics,' which  will be published shortly, will show.  Lord    Hugh    Cecil   called     this  "im  service the fliers call  it "the bullet "  its characteristic    being the    faculty  sow thistle on thirty-four per cent.  This is bad enough, but in every case  all these weeds were badly spreading,  and will continue to do ao unless  something more is done to check their  advance.  Government legislation without lhe  co-operation of the farmer -will never  eradicate thc weed pest. Farmers and  those of a locality must co-operate  and wage ceaseless war against it if  any permanent success is to be attained. It is in thc farmer's own interest  to destroy thc weeds, which are  growing, and for this reason alone ac-  groing, and for this reason alone ac-  The scientists  at  British   Univcrsi-  ti.on  ������"  U'c. Part  of  l,lc government  ties were brought into consultation on  sllould not bc necessary.  with which it can  bc handled in  thej thc prob]cnli and in a very short" lime, |  air.'i   ��������� ,   i   .1   ,   ii     ii    i* land with no great  outlay of moncj',  It  is  reported  that   the  Berlin < ati-! lhcy discovered    the formula.      Now  thor.ties consider it t'>c i������ostj serious j Grcat  Britain   has  not  only  regained  in" '"    '     *  "  her position,  but will, it is  believed,     _���������_ I-*...   i       ���������    ���������"   ���������  enemy  which   the   Zeppelins  have  in  their flights across thc North Sea.  -      j   -  ,      <->j       . v.c.v.11 1.1 SdV.*  Germany will soon he without cotton."  Dad: "Yes, Tommy, but she will always be able to spin some fine yarns."  W.      N.      U.      1115  fresher and more healthful vegetable  food. Considered in relation to a  few families, this may seem of small  interest, but thc cumulative result  throughout thc Dominion would be  of great national importance.  Certainly Cheap at the Price  His face was pinched and drawn.  With faltering footsteps he wended  Ifis way among the bustling crowd.  "Kind sir," he suddenly exclaimed,  "will you not give mc a loaf of. bread  for my wife and little ones?"  Thc stranger regarded him not unkind ly.  "Far bc it from me," he rejoined,  "to take advantage of your destitu^  tion. Keep your wife and little ones;  I do not want them."���������Tit-Bits,  , ���������   , -1- 1^1 LJV.Il.VtU|  so re-adjust her tariff that thc trade  in lenses will be retained in future.  Why Raise Live Stock?  Because live stock makes it possiblt  for a man to put a large .value into  a small compass and to save in  freight on sending things to mark ,K.  Because by thc help ofiive stock wc  arc enabled to sell at a high price the  Having gained prohibition, thc tern- carbonaceous products of.thc farm,  perrtnee people of Ontario arc nowpvhich mean nothing in fertility lost,  organizing to have the law enforced kiit which arc always in demand in  after it is put in operation in Scptcm-  the markets.        -  bcr. In this they show practical wis- t Because the manure made by thc  dom, for it is a fact tlyit in the past hvc stock is a valuable byproduct,  prohibition has been a name only -n which not only puts back into the  many centres. Popular indifference land thc mineral plant food that has  has resulted in .-candal. Thc workers been taken out, but adds an additiom-  in Ontario are' active and earnest, so ������>! element of carbon in cellular forna,  may make a success of thc new order, which decays and .affects-the plan;.  ���������Montreal Gazette foods in the soil in so decaying.  ���������rranranmesEcwrarara  BHMitmililtlllMWMiiJBiwwjaiiJiumjiiiwrf iW4W$  ';������  ''</;-"r--~  itSHM^WNr^ FORKS.: "flBL &  ALWAYS RESTFUL  AND COOL  "WORN BY EVERY MEMBER OF THE FAHILY  /SOLO BY ALL GOOD SHOE DEALERS  v������  A Real Lever i  I Simulation   I  N A  -   L\  BO ���������  B ��������� y\  L.���������N  ��������� O A/1  \S Y ���������  ��������� EY\  I In'this puzzle you '���������  I sec four lines of '  I letters., Fill in the  missing  letters scv,  j thateach line spells^  I awcll known town'  I in  the world.     A  I Magnificent Watch  I���������I.ady's'or Gent's  (guaranteed five years), will be sent free of  I chanre to readers of this paper who solve  ] this puzzle nnd conform to our one condition,  jit costs you nothing to try. Send your  I answer together with stamp, that we may  1 send you result. All fniUn<r to do this will  | be disqualified.   SEND NOW.  "BARGAIN" WATCH CO. (400Dept.)  80 Cornwall!* Rd.v. London, N.  Canada's Open Door  Wc may lake it  that those of our  ' people desiring the'pleasure of travel  by,-rail, steamer or automobile in  Canada arc at liberty to enjoy it  whenever and wherever they may  please, along the Great Lakes; .the  St. Lawrence River and Gulf, and the  ��������� magnificent Saguenay and other rivers. They can come and go at pleasure amid the' beauties and historic  scenes of Toronto, Montreal, and  grand old Quebec, and ihrough. the  great west of Canada, in the vastness  of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and    Al-  1 berta, the wonders of the Rockies and  the .natural parks, clean through to  British Columbia, with its lovely citj'"  of Vancouver,-and up into" thc Yukon  country, Canada will welcome us with  ������pen arms.���������Cincinnati- Enquirer.  Warts rrc unsightly blemishes, and  corns arc painful growths.* Hollo-  way's Corn Cure will remove them.  Admiral Jellico has the nautical  weakness f������,r a mascot. When his  flagship was commissioned at the beginning of the war, Lady Jellico suggested   a   cub-ljion     as    his  mascot  "No," replied the Admiral, "I'll stick-  to a fine  old superstition, and have a .    _  black cat."'   The sequel was a run on Jucsscd before in naval war. i Iu/ gave  Women Shipbuilders  Women in Dungarees   are   Building  War Ships for Britain  Old men shake their heads, young  men open their eyes, but the women,  whom you can count in hundreds, go  on working quite unaffected,  A writer, describing his feelings on  seeing a woman ship buiidcr, says:  "-Wc first came upon her. as wc  steamed up lo a destroyer to which  thc finishing touches were being im-  partcd-alongsidc the quays of a famous firm. On the deck stood two  sturdy north country women, watching our oncoming whilst , leaning  gracefully, but with the true professional air, upon the handles of sledge  hammers. One would probably have  been wrong in deducing that those  women wielded those weapons, for  thc shipyard firms keep a careful  watch over their women employees  ancl seek to apportion their work so  as lb'keep all physical strain within  close limits.  - The women were, however, assisting -the men alongside whom they  worked in their lighter jobs, and their  comradeship and power to co-cpcratc  seemed of thc happiest.  At a neighboring yard wc had quite  thc plcasantiest of'shocks on stepping  ashore. Arrayed in smart dungarees  uniform with peaked cap, tu.rncd  down collar, a well-defined wais'- encircled by a_ broad belt, a long tunic,  and the usual lurned-tip trousers,  stood a j'oung woman oblivious ot  our arrival.  Wc might have passed the young  women with equal unconcern had not  the noise of our approaching loot-  steps aroused thc fcniinine curiosity.  It was, indeed, a buxom, fair-headed  girl who regarded us over her shoulders- not in thc least perturbed bv  thc procession, of raised eye-brows  which her appearance momentarily  provoked. " In our lour of this yard  w'C encountered hundreds of her sisters, all most becoming in their un  orthodox garments.  Our Commonwealth  "Commonwealth" is a better word  than "Empire,", ancl it would bc well  if "Empire Day" were called "Commonwealth Day." In this war, these  great little islands are fighting with  the daughter nations for thc security  and liberty of thc British Commonwealth. They arc not fighting for  conquest and-aggression and domination, such as the word Empire has  always connoted and always will connote. They are also fighting for the  common weal'of the Commonwealth  of Europe against the military domination of thc German Empire. Imperialism is the enemy. In order to  beat Prussian Imperialism wc must  guard against our own Imperialists  who do not understand what freedom  means in Ireland or South Africa, although they profess lo understand  what it means in Belgium or Serbia.���������  London Star.  ege  Under the coutiol of the Department of Agriculture of Ontario���������Established 1862  Affiliated With The Univeniiir of Toron'o.        College will icopcu on Monday the 2nd of Octobor, 1916.  |   110 University Avenue, Toronto,    Canada.     Calendar    on     Application  E. A. A. Grange, V.S., M.S., Principal  A  Thousands Are Ailing  From Constipation  No condition cause's so many diseases as constipation. It not only  prevents proper kidney action but  causes Anaemia, Stomach Trouble and  Indigestion.  Why not use Dr. Hamilton's Pills  and get cured? This excellent medicine restores normal bowel action in  one night; thousands say so.  Just think of it! Your system will  bc "pure and clean. You'll be free  from headaches, sour stomach, _ biliousness���������in short, you'll have jovial  spirits ancl perfect good health. Get  a 25c. box of Dr. Hamilton's Pills today.    At all dealers.  The Glorious Destroyers  No class in the fleet has done harder and more gallant service than the  officers and men of thc destroyers,  with whose magnificent courage thc  whole world is ringing. They fought  to thc death. Their attacks surpassed  ir. furj' everj'thing- that has been wit-  the'black:'cafc. ancTitTs said that nowj themselves as a sacrifice for their  not a single specimen is to bo found in country's cause. Most of thc Gcr  Portsmouth. man  losses  in, large ships appear to  have been inflicted by them, whereas  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.  In Brazil, where movie pictures arc  in evidence, the show is held " out  doors. Spectators sit under palms  on moonlight nights, with gentle  breezes blowing.  T  the delicate taste of malted  barley blended with the  sweets of whole wheat���������is  sufficient reason in itself  for the'wonderful popularity of  FOOD  But it is more than delicious���������it is the finest kind  of concentrated nourishment to thoroughly sustain  body and brain tissue���������a  food that benefits users  remarkably.  -A short trial proves.  "There's a Reason"  Sold by Grocers every where  Canadian Postum Cereal Co.. f.td,.  Windsor, Out.  most of our losses were due to gun  fire���������as a part of our flee1, was en  gaged with the whole strength of thc  enemy. Their glory can never fade  but will bc for ever an inspiring monitory lo all mcii of our race. The British Navy is still thc very soul of  Britain.���������London Dailj' Mail.  Like a Grip at the Throat. For a  disease lhat is not classed as fat?.l  lucre is probably, none which causes  irore terrible suffering than asthma.  Sleep is impossible, the sufferer becomes exhausted ancl finally, though  thc attack passes, is left in unceasing  dread of its' return. Dr. J. D. Kcl-  logg's Asthma Remedy is a wonderful  curative agent. It immediately relieves the restricted air passages as  thousands'can testify. It is sold by  dealers everywhere.  VV.      N.      U.      I US  Percy was gazing with dreamy eyes  into the fire. "Ah, my darling," he  murmured, "what matters it that sorrows ancl trouble must of necessity bc  lurking in the unknown future? While  I am with you I think of naught but  thc present���������thc superbly beautiful  present!"  "So do I dearest," said Annette.  "But you'll take mc with you when  you buy it, won't j'ou? Men have  such queer taste in rings!"  On the completion of the war one  of the most important links between  Western Europe and the Near East  will be the opening of the railway  line to Greece���������only sixteen miles  in length���������which will connect Paris  with Athens. Sixty hours will be  thereby gained in transportation to the  East.  People Who, Complain of This  Trouble Usually  Arc Thin  Blooded  Thin blooded people usually have  stomach trouble. They-seldom recog-*  iiize thc fact that thin blood is thc  cause of thc trouble, but it is. in  fact thin, impure blood is thc most  common cause of stomach trouble; it  affects the digestion, very quickly.  The glands that furnish thc digestive  fluid are diminished in their activity;/  thc stomach muscles arc weakened,  and there is a loss of nerve force. In  this stale of health nothing will more  quickly restore the appetite, the digestion.^ and normal nutrition than  good, rich, red blood. Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills act directly on thc blood,  making it rich and red, and this enriched blood strengthens weak nerves,  stimulates tired muscles and awakens  the norma! activity of thc glands that  supply the digestive fluids. The first  sign of improving health is an improved appetite, and soon the effect of  these blood-making pills is evident  throughout thc system. You find that  what you cat docs not distress you,  and that you arc strong ancl vigorous  instead of irritable and listless. This  is proved by the casc'of Mrs. J Harris, Gerrard St., Toronto, who says:  "About three years ago I was seized  with a severe attack of indigestion and  vomiting. Mj- food seemed to turn  sour as soon as I ate it, and I would  turn so deathly sick lhat sometimes  I would fall on thc floor after vomiting. I" tried a lot of home remedies,  but they did not-help me. Then I  went to a doctor who gave me some  powders, but they seemed actually to  make mc worse instead of .belter.  This went on for nearly two months  ancl by that time my stomach was in  such a weak state that I could not  keep down a drink of water, and I  was wasted to a skeleton and felt that  life was not worth living. I was not  married al this lime and one Sunday  evening on thc way to church with  my intended husband I was taken  with a bad spell on the street. He  look me to a drug store where thc  clerk fixed up something le lake, and  mv intended got inc a box of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. By~thc end of  the first week I could feel sonic improvement from the use of thc Pills,  and I gladly continued taking them  until every symptom of the trouble  was gone, ancl I was again enjoj-ing  the best of health, These Pills arc now  my standby ancl I tel! all my friends  what ihey did for mc."  You can get Dr. Williams' _ Pink  Pills from anj- dealer iu medicine or  by mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 from Thc Dr. Williams'  Medicine  Co.,   Brockvillc,   Ont.  For Agricultural Workers  American Library Association Devising New Service for Dissemination of Agricultural  Information  A scheme to organize the dissemination of agricultural information  throughout thc country so that all thc  people ma j' learn of all the research  claj.a being published 'for them in thc  form of bulletins, periodicals etc., is  the big problem that is engrossing the.  attention of thc agricultural section of  thc American Library Association  now in session at Asbury Park.  It is proposed not only to compile  ancl keep up-to-date a* reference guide  to all the current official agricultural  bulletins in the United States, bvit to  include scientific ancl popular journaft  dealing ith thc problem of agriculture.  Thc official publications of the agricultural departments in foreign countries and thc leading scientific journal abroad will be included in the service.  Thc references arc to bc printed  in thc form of a book to take- thc  place of thc clumsy and expensive  card catalogue so thai the busy research worker can carry it home with  him. Thc movement lias back of it  the most prominent research workers  ir. the experiment stations ancl the  leading professors in thc agricultural  colleges.  Thc rend::infe of lliis bibliographical service will herald a new day in  thc advance of agricultural work in  America. Thousands of invaluable  bullitens arc issued by state ancl federal research workers by stale boards  ancl agricultural associations, all of  which arc free and would help the  poor farmer if he could only find out  about them, but thej- accumulate so  rapidly and ire issued through so  many diverse agencies lhat thc most  helpful publications are soon buried  past the .hope of any rcsurrcc.ion.  This is thc vast treasure trove that  the new bibliographical service is designed to open up to the people.  The Lights  Of 65 Years Ago  Are still doing duty ia  the shape of  s  atches  Sixty - five years agt>  thc first Canadian-made  Matches were made at  Hull by Eddy and  since that time, for  materials and striking-  qualities, Eddy's have  been the acknowledged best.  When Buying Matches  Specify "Eddy's."  fa no more necessary  than Smallpox; Army  experience has demoostratel  the almost miraculous efficacy, and harmlessness, of Antityphoid Vaccination.  Be vaccinated NOW by your physician, you an*  your family. It is more vital than house Insurance.  Ask your physician, druggist, or send for "Havo  you had Typhoid?" telllne of Typhoid 'vaccine,  results from us , and danger from Typhoid Carriers.  THE CUTTEB UB0RATORY.  BEBKELCY, CAt-  FKOOUCINa VACCINES ������ SERUM* UNDER U. C. CSV. UCCUSK  5late of Ohio. City of Toledo,  I,ucn3 County, ss.  Frank J. Cheney mnkes oath that he is senior  partner of the firm of 1'. J. Cheney & Co.. doing  business in the City of Toledo, County and State  aforesaid, and that said firm will pay thc sum of  ONE HUNDRTCD DOI.T,ARS for each and every  case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use  of HAWS CATARRH CURE.  .  FRANK J. CHENEY.  Sworn  to before  me  and  subscribed in my  presence, this 6th day of December, A.D. 18S6.  A. W. GI.EASON,  (SrjAr.) Notary Public.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken  internally and  acts th touch the Blood on the Mucous Surfaces  of thc System.   Send for testimonials, free.  F. J.'CHENEY & CO.. Toledo. O.  Sold by all druggists. 75c.  Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  The commander of the Spitfire was  wounded in the recent naval engage-  ���������ment and bad a miraculous escape.  While on he bridge a shell passed  across  his  chest,   and   even  touched  > the buttons on his uniform. The shell  then struck the signalling apparatus,,  and carried it away along with two  men.  "Look at mc," exclaimed a lawyer  warmly. "I never tpok a drop of medicine in my life, and I'm as strong as  any two of your patients put together!" "Weil, that's nothing," retorted a physician. "I never went to  law in my life, and I'm as rich as. any  two dozen of your clients put together."  Irishman    Outwits Premier    Asquith  A story is told relating to Mr. As-  quith's recent visit to Dublin, which  is at any rate interesting. He was in  conversation with a number of interned Sinn Feincrs, and asked them  what they now thought of the rebellion.  " Twas a great success," said a  voice behind him.  "How do you make that out?" asked thc Prime Minister, turning round.  "Why arc you here?"-replied the  speaker. -���������-  There entered the office of a busy  man:in Chicago a stranger of'"most  prosperous appearance, who thus addressed the man at thc desk: "You  probably don't remember me, since I  am so prosperous. But twenty years  ago, when 1 was a poor, humble boy,  you gave nic a message to carry '  "Yes, you gave me a message to carry.  "I have brought back thc answer."  Thc luxurious hotel on thc Grar.d  Espfaanade of Hamburg has been sold  for $750,000. It cost $1,500,000 to  build a few years ago. Thc war conditions brought it to bankruptcy. .  Lloyd George, the Handy Man  Mr. Lloyd George appeals to be as  much the handy man of the Coalition  Government as he was of the Liberal  Ministry.. When anything has -gone  more than usually wrong during thc  past ten years, Mr. Lloyd George has  been sent for to set it right, and his  odd jobs have ranged from everting  a great railway strike and settling  miners' strike to organizing thc finances of the war and filling the deficiencies of the War Office in thc matter  of shells and machine guns and big  guns." "When in trouble send for  Lloyd George," seems lo bc ihc guiding maxim of modern British government.���������London Daily Mail.  A safe, reliable reoulatini  medicine. Bold in three de  grees of strength. No. 1,  Jl; No. 2, 53; No. ������. *S  per box. Sold by all  druggists, or sent prepaid in plain package 'on  receipt of price. Frew  pamphlet.    Address:  THE pOOK IWED1CIME CoJ  mOBTO. ONT._ (fanun> JUttotj)  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CUFFS  Something better than linen and big laundry  bills.     Wash   it  with  soap   and  water.     All  stores   or direct.    State btyle and si������.    Vo'  25c. we will mail you.  THE ARLINGTON COMPANY OC  CANADA, Limited  58 Fraser Arenuc. Toronto, Ontario  me NEW FRENCH REMEDY. IM������1 N-.2.N.S-'  THE'RAPIOW iffitfsS  fr:at success, custs chronic weakness, lost vigos  & VIM KIDMEV DLAUOrK. DISEASES- BLOOO POISON.  PILLS KITHE* No DRUGGISTS or MAIL SI. POST 4ICT3  PCUGERACO   'JO   BKKKMAMSt   NEW VORKorLYMAN BROS  ronoNro   white for FREE book to Dr. Le Clerc  MED CO fl.\VFRSrOCKHD.HA.MI>STE<lD,I.ONDON.ENa.  tRVNfcWDRlGECirASTFr.ESSIFORMOl'    EASY TO TAEM  THE&SAPSOftS ������������&������������������������.  6EK THAT TRADE MARKED WORD ' THERAPION " IS OH  BRIT. GOV!  STAMP ATI'IXED TO ALL GENUINEPACKET*.  r v  ������BH33KEK2Z*22SS  Shoe Dressing  Especially nrlnpted  lor Ladies'nnd Children's Shoes, produces  thc blackest and most  brilliant shine of nny  self-shining dressing  mode. Contains nothing injurious and  is the the'only dressing of its kind lhat  contains oil to soften  and preserve the  leather.  Makn OU Shots look  like New. Used largely  in Shoe Fzclorlci foi  finiihlng new   merle.  AT ALL DEALERS  The Foe of Indigestion.��������� Indigestion is a common ailment and few arc  free from it. It is a most distressing  complaint and often the suffering attending it is most severe. Thc very  hest remedy is Parmclcc's Vegetable  Pills taken according to directions.  They rectify thc irregular action of  thc stomach and restore healthy action. For many years they have been  a standard remedy for dyspepsia and  indigestion and are highly esteemed  for their qualities.  Fires and War Debts  Thc question is often asked: How  can the European countries carry the  burden of their war debts?  They can carry a considerable part  of that burden by saving where America wastes. Take our fire waste, for  example. In thc last year for which  figures arc available the American  people paid $396,549,677 as fire insurance premiums. If our'annual fire  loss were held down by good construction and good laws to thc standards of England, France and Germany wc could save at least $300,000,-  000 in premium;, each year���������enough  to pay 5 per cent, interest .on a debt  of $6,000,000,000. ���������Chicago Journal  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  An eye-witness' account, of the great  ,     ,    , .   -    . ,    ,,.    , .-    ,  naval   battle   off   Jutland   remarks:-  fond of nioving pictures?    I is friend  Well,  I should say so!    Chortles������������������  A Matter of Arrangement  Charged with cruelty to animals and  using loud and profane language on  thc street a man was brought before  a police court. One of thc witnesses  was a pious t Id negro who was subjected to a short cross-examination.  "Did thc defendant use improper  language while he was beating the  horse?" asked the lawyer.  "Wal, he did talk mighty loud  suli."  "Did he indulge in profanity?"  The old darky seemed puzzled. Tim  lawyer put the question another way:  "What I mean, Uncle Abe, is, did  he use words lhat would bc proper for  your mii.ister to use in a sermon?"  "Oh, ye:; juh, yes suh," thc old man  replied with a grin that revealed the  full width of his immense mouth;  "but o' co'sc dcy'd have ter to be  'ranged diff'runt."  Chortles���������Say,    old boy,    arc    you  "It was curious to note tho effect of  thc fight on thii sea. Calm at Mie  beginning, tho water looked as if it  were under ho influence of n gale  so groat was the turmoil caused by  thc lnviatlifiii ships plowing nt terrific  speed through the waves. Tho sea  also seemed to he stiff with fish killed by 3hell3 bursting in  the water."  Klaussmati, the notorious Berlin  butcher, who deodorized rat flesh an.I  putrid pig, and sold thc some for  ham and veal, hanged himself in his  cell oti the evening before hi.s trial.  Then come round to our house next  Tuesday and give us a hand. We're  moving lhat day.  When Your Eyes Need Care  tine Murine E.ro Medicine. KoSmnrtlng-FccW  Fine ��������� AetH Quickly. Try It for Ked, YVtalt,  Bore EyCBaniKiranulntpd Kyclidn. Murine In  compounded by our OcnllHtu���������not a "Pntont  tfpdlclno"��������� bit tuned Inmtccossfiil PUyttlc.ltim'  Practice for many ycura Now dedicated to  Ihc Publi'* and Hold by DiiijjfrlHtH at 50c pec  Mottle. Murine Kye Salve iu AHPptlc* Tube*.  Mc arid Mc. Write for book of the Eye Free.  Murine Eyo flqmcdy Company, Chicago. 6jir.  */|  ������'     "I  fl  "������?l  BHSB8BJBJS  mesma THE   SUN,    GRAND    FORKS,   B. C.  anils  Does your watch run  (Correctly*! If you experience any difficulty with it, leave it  with us. We will  give it an expert examination. If it needs  repairs we can supply them at a modern  ate cost     If  it   does  not, we will frankly tell you so.     A watch repaired by us  will run cor-  ectl y.  ing at present used for that  purpose  is  old,  ' dilapidated and too  small for the number of  pupils now attending the school.  A, D, MORRISON ^^"o^'i!^  The allies arc now makiug so rapid progress on all the war fronts that predictions of  a termination b}r Christmas are freely being  made.  ������jte Okanft $aths Ban  G. A. EVANS, EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER.  It is announced that Hon. Martin Burrell,  minister of agriculture in the Dominion government, who is now visiting in the city, will  address a public meeting next week in the interests of the Conservative candidate, Hon.  Ernest Miller.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IM ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) 81.00  One Year (in the United States)     1.50  Address all communications to  Tiik Ghand Forks Sun,  Giund Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 19L6  Undoubtedly every male  person over  the  age of twenty-one years has by this time made  up his mind how to vote  next Thursday.    If  there any who have not yet arrived  at this  decision, they will be given lots of opportunities' to do so next week, as political meetings  will probably be held every  evening  between  Monday and election day.    There has   never  been a previous election in the history of  the  province   when  the issues   involved were so  thoroughly discussed and widely disseminated  as they_ have been in  the  present  campaign,  and the elector who can not vote intelligently  next Thursday requires  an  elementary education rather than any instructions From  this  journal.  A public meeting will be held in.the Grand  Forks opera house on Monday evening, September ] 1, in the interest of the Liberal candidate. The speakers will be David Whiteside,  candidate fur New Westminster; J. E. Thompson, Liberal candidate for Grand Forks riding, and others. The chair will be taken at'  8 p.m. sharp. The opposition' candidate will  be given an opportunity to speak,, and" seats  will be reserved for the ladies.  Perhaps the most widely  advertised  issue  in the campaign is the Prohibition Act.    This  has been   so  persistently ventilated, pro and  con, that any further arguments for or against  it would merely be a repetition of what   has  already been said.    We have already made up  our mind how to  vote  on  this question, and  we take it for granted that everybody else has  done likewise.    Were we ordained to preach,  we believe we could preach a very good sermon on this subject���������but a preacher  is  paid  for  preaching, while we are occasionally paid  for printing the news.  To Teach Beekeeping to Returned Soldiers  Under the direction   of   William Hugh, secretary of  the  Beekeepers'   Association of   British Columbia, the  returned soldiers living  at  the   Military  Convalescent  Home  at  Esquimau   will   take   up    the ��������� interesting  study   of apiculture.  .The soldiers are taking up many  interesting subjects in    the   various    branches of agriculture, and it is   with  the. -idea   of   giving   them   elementary   training   in   such   subjects   as their present  condirions and surroundings  allow, that  this   work  is  being   done    The British   Columbia   department    of  agriculture   fias   already   placed   the   services of many  of the trained agriculturists   of   the   department at  the  disposal   of   the  men at  the   home, and  fnftheir  development   will  be made from time to time.  Thanksgiving  day   has   been   set for  October 9 this  year.  The grouse shooting season opens'bn the loth inst.  The Sun, at $1.00 per year, gives its readers  three times more reading matter than "any  other Boundary paper. This fact accounts  for the rapid increase in our circulation.  Besides being read by all the intelligent people of Grand Forks, The Sun goes to every  ranch home in the Kettle and North Fork  valleys. No other Boundary paper can give  advertisers this guarantee.  Do not forget, when you go to the polls on  Thursday, that you are entitled to cast three  ballots���������one for your favorite candidate, one  for the Prohibition Act, and another for the  woman's suffrage referendum. By all means  do not forget to vote in favor of the latter  proposition. The ladies would be surprised if  it should cany, ancl nothing looks prettier  than a woman who thinks she is surprised  wli������n she isn't surprised. Speaking more  seriously, however, we sincerely hope the referendum will be adopted, because we believe  that the ladies have as right to have a voice  in the government as the men.  Tlie orchardists of valley should take more  interest in the Co-ope.iative Growers' association. It is essential to the success of the industry that a strong marketing association is  maintained here. By the growers selling independently now, they weaken the organization, and even though they should make a  small monetary gain, they will lose in  the end, because if the association should  prove a failure prices would immediately drop  thereafter.  The next thing that Grand Forks' will require from the provincial government is a  grant for a high school building.    The build-  in the Grand Forks Valley  18 acres in alfalfa; 2-acre  orchard; good house and  barn and other buildings.  SECOND STREET, NEAR BRIDGE.!-v  Fresh and Salt Meats, Poultry always' on hand/,     ?  Highest market price paid for live  stock./      -   '"  PHONE 58 ancl receive prompt ancl courteous ���������' attention.,.  In your favor is good printing;  it starts things off in your favor.  PeopSe read your arguments,  reasons, conclusions, when attractively presented. It carries  weight, Enterprising men use  GOOD PRINTING becauseitGETS.  BUSINESS. , If you don't already  know our kind of printing, let us  show you. It's~a'certainty that,  we can save you money, too.  c  .-r --���������  V  T  The Sun is the largest and best  newspaper printed in the Boundary  country, and th-; price is only one-  half that of itB local contemporaries.  It is a valuable advertising medium  because its large subscription list  has been obtained, and is maintained, merely on its merits as a  newspaper. It uses no indirect or  questionable methods to secure sub  sccribers.  For further information  call at  GOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  Each "Pape's Diapepsin" digests 3000  grains food, ending ail stomach  misery in five minutes.  Time it! In five minutes all stomach distress will go. No indigestion,  heartburn, sourness or belching of  gas, acid, or eructations of undigested'  food, no dizziness, bloating, foul  breath "or headache.  Pape's Diapepsin is noted for its  speed in regulating upset stomachs.  It is the surest, quickest stomach remedy in the whole world and besides it  is harmless. Put an end to stomach  trouble forever by getting a large  fifty-cent case of Pape's Diapepsin  from any drug store. You realize ir.  five minutes how needless it is to surfer from indigestion, dyspepsia or any  stomach disorder. It's the quickest,  suresl and most harmless stomar;'-  doctor in the world.  Advertise in The Sun.  largest local circulation.  It has the  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern. Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model Livery Barn  M. H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  Pays for The  a%^%& Sun for an  entire year. It is tlie brightest  paper in the Boundary comtry  John Wanamaker says in Judicious  Advertising: ������������������Advertising doesn't  jerk; it pulls. It begins very gently  at first, but the pull is steady. It increases day by day and year by year,  until it exerts an irresistible   po"er."  ItrntimMIMd^^ <t>  / ���������  'l., ���������%;':'*  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  Summary of Candidates r  ; Iff the Provincial Elections  ' CONSTITUKNOY.    "���������   ".,    LlBailAL.        _ ' CONSKRVATIV InDEPEDENT   "  Alberni :..'.. H. C. Brewster J. G C Wood  John D. Kendall  Abiin .". Frank Mobley * VV. X. McDonald.". Geo. Casey.  'Cariboo.:, '.'....J.''Yoraton J. A. Fraser/.   ��������� Chilliwack'........ E' D. Barrow W. L. Macken.. .'.   ��������� Co'wichan '..., Ken. C   Duncan Capt. Hayward '.    Columbia....' lohn Buckam Dr. Taylor   Comox. _ Hugh Stewart.' M   Manson  A. Pritchard (S).  Cranbrook..' Dr. J. II. King T. D   Caven    ���������Delta ; A   D. Pater-son Lieuc.F J.Mackenzie...-.   Dewdney   John Oliver..   .-  VV. J. Manson   ������������������Ksquimalb A.   W.   McCurdy.   R, H. Pooley .' '  Fort George '. Hon.-W.-R. Ross...Johu Mclnnes (S).  '    '��������� ���������'-  ; '.  .'.A. Gillett.  .JFerhie "..A   I- Fisher ....T. Uphill J.A.McDonald (S)  Greenwood    Or J. D   McLean.-..J. II  Jackson   "Grand Forks  J   E. Thompson.   ..Hon   E   Miller   Islands  M. B. Jackon Capt. VV. W. Foster "   Kamloops  F. W. Anderson   ...J. P. Shaw    Kaslo John Keen ' ..R. J   Lou'g .' ;   ��������� Lillooet J. B. Bryson Archie McDonald   Nanaimo  ...'. Wm. Sloan A. E. Planta Sam Skinner (S).  Nelson A. M. Johnson  Dr. VV. O. Rose.."....L L. Bloomer (S).  N. Okanagan Dr. K. MacDonald Price Ellison .*   * S.'Okanagan...!.:L. V. Rogers  Mayor Jones ." :   Newcastle..'. *. ] "...'. Dr. Dier Parker Williams.  . New Westminster David Whiteside ...Tom Gifford   .Omineea ."* A.  M. Manson  F.   M. Dockrill '   Revttlstoke Dr. butherland  Hon. T. Taylor   Rossland    W. D. Willson  Hon. L.A.Campbell   Richmond ....... G  G.  MeGreer  VV. J. Baird" Robert McBride.  Saanich .-*  F   A. Paulina D. M Eberts W.J.Ledingham(S)  Srmilkameen  R   S. Conkling  L   VV. Shatford '.   Skeena  ;....,T. D   Pafctulo    .-Hon   Wm   Manson "   Slocan '/ Chas  F Nelson Win.. Hunter    N-Vancouver....Mayor Hanes Geo.   PI. Morden ...W-m   McNeihh.  8 .Vancouver'....J. VV. Wearb  Rev. Win. Boulton J. E. Wilton.  Trail ..'. Michael Sullivan   ...Jas. A. Schofield   ...Goodwin (S).  Vancouver ...Ralph Smith   Hon. VV. J   Bowser. J.D Harrington (S)  M.A  MacDonald... lion.  Dr.   McGuiie H.  G   White .  . " P   Donnelly Thomas Duke. ...    Robert Cassidy.  .   " ,    Dr. J. VV. Mcintosh. A. H. B  Macgowan W   R  Trotter.  J.  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W. Breen. o7Wanager  FOR THE LOCAL RATEPAYER  Grand Fojbs. B.C., Sept. 4, 1916.  Editor Grand Forks Sun.  Dear Sir:���������As one of the issues to  be decided at the forthcoming provincial elections is the prohibition  question, would it not be well for  the voters of Grand Forks,'who are  property owners, to eonsider what  this law will mean directly to them,  should it receive the endorsement of  the electors of the province.  In this city there are at present  seven licensed hotels (not bars), the  owners of which have spent considerable money in the improve  ment of their respective establish-  mants in order to make the accommodations satisfactory to their patrons, and also to comply wiih the  provisions of the Provincial Liquor  License Act, which is stated by the  highest authorities to be the most  stringent liquor act of any province  in the Dominion.  Let us consider, for instence, the  financial loss to the city if these establishments are closed up. Tbe  municipality receives $500 a year  from each and every hotd inside the'  corporation for the permission to  sell liquor. In addition the taxes  are $285, school taxes $80, and water and light, for the year $480.  These figures were supplied me for  one of the hotels in the city, which  is not the largest, and may well be  accepted as the average amount paid  into the city' office. They total  $1,545 for each hotel for the year,  or $10,815 for the seven establishments which are at present operating within the municipality. .  Mr. Voter, if you are a property  owner, just stop for one moment  and figure up what the cutting off-  of this revenue will mean to you  personally. Ratepayers are already  complaining of the high rate of  taxation; but what would it be it  this extra burden of $10,815, which  has to be raised in order to carry on  tbe work of the municipality of  Grand Forks, is placed upon the  shoulders of the property owners  of this^sity?  Every ratepayer is, or should be,  working for the reduction of taxation. If he votes for the prohibition act, which does not prohibit,  by the way, but simply, takes away  from the licensed hotels the right to  sell liquor, he is voting additional  taxes upon his own property.  Every fair minded citizen of  Grand Forks will do well to consider  all sides of the proposed prohibition  act, and if he is fair towards his^own  interests he will vote agaiust prohi  bition and the unrestricted im porta  tion of intoxicating liquor into the  province, with its loss of revenue to  the municipality and the individual,  and vote for the government regulated liquor traffic as it is in force,  in British Columbia at the present  time. Ratepayer.  HANSEN 8 CO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  w Gait Coal Now  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Ffrst Street  Telephonks;  Office, R(>8  Hanbek's Residence K38  Butter Wrappers  Neatly printed with special Butter Wrapper  Ink. Also imprinted wrappers. Our prices  are right.  SUN PRINT SHOP  THE  LONDONDIRECTORYl  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  tho  world   to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  In each class of goods. Besides being a complete commercial .guide to London nnd Its  suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to which they soil,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc, in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the ourrent edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for ffi5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlnrgei' advertisements from S15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  25, Abchurcli Lane, London, E.C.  usmess  A policy of advertising is a  policy of life assurance, and the  protectiion thus secured is  well worth its annual cost.  Old Gusto mers die or move  away���������they must be replaced,  Old customers are subject to  the influence of tempation���������  they may be induced to divide  their custom���������to do some of  their shopping at a competitor's.  New customrs tD this community will shop with you���������  become regular customers���������if  they are invited to do so.  Your competitor's advertising  is an influence which must be  offset if you are to maintain  your trade.  Not to advertise regularly to  trip rpsnpr^! of  THE GRAND FORKS SUN  Is to leave your business unprotected.  TO THE  B  0  It is no sign of weakness to follow the lead of advertising.  You owe it to yourself to get  the most for your money, the  best goods and the best service.  And if you find that your inclination is to shop where you  are invited to shop rather than  continue to be a customer of  the shop which never solicits  your good will, you need have  no compunction of conscience.  Shop Where You Are  Invited to Shop  ^i * .'  \  Lama sum. ��������� grand forks, b. c  SS&t-A  J4'  I**-'  CV;  What is a Farmer?'  Economical, Social and   Educational  Development Has Changed the  Status of the Farmer  Every four years the farmer vote is  counted on a speculative basis by the  leaders of thc contending- political  parties. They vary and conflict for  the reason that they are based largely  upon guess work, stale census statistics and a hit-or-miss conception of  what a farmer is or is not.  In estimating the farmer vote en  masse it has been thc custom to include all males of voting age. in thc  hamlets, villages and towns that arc  so-called -agricultural centres. It takes  in the banker-farmers, the lawyer-  farmers, the doctor-farmers, the retired farmers, tlie merchant-farmers,  thc merchants who sell more or less  exclusively to farmers; it embraces  thc drifting multitude of farm hands  and tenant farmers, the loafers and  ne'er-do-wells of the towns and villages; and in lhe enfranchised states  it now includes the women farmers  ancl the farmers' wives.  It is a vast conglomerate total, with  interests as divergent ancl to a considerable extent as conflicting as are  the interests of those who- dwell in  cities. Economic, social and educational development in the past decade has practically 'de-rubenized"  thc "rube vote," as politicians were  fond of referring to it in thc not so  distant past.���������Country Gentleman.  ��������� Worms in children work havoc.  These pests attack the tender lining  of the intestines and, if left to pursue  their ravages undisturbed, will ultimately perforate the wall, because  these 'worms arc of the hook variety  that cling to and feed upon interior  surfaces.'Miller's Worm Powders will  not only exterminate these worms, of  whatever variety, but will serve to repair the injury they have done.  "Pop!"  "\ es, my son.1'  "What is an end scat hog thc papers  talk about?"  "An end-sc'*: hog, ni)' son, is the fellow who gets the scat you want yourself."  During breakfast in a large munition factory on Clydcsidc, where r-ear-  ly every nationality is represented, a  group of workmen were discussing  Lord Derby's scheme and the different battalions which they would like  to join. After various opinions nail  been given as lo which was the best,  Sandy said: "If ah hcv tae join, gic  mc the Scottish Rifles." "A'll join thc  Royal Scots," said Gcordie. "Ah  think them thc best." "What aboot  Isaac here?" inquired another workman. "Oh," replied Gcordie, "Isaac's  gai.ii to join the new battalion���������the  Jordan Highlanders."  A boy of tender years was returning from school crying bitterly.  "What ails you, my little fellow?" asked an old gentleman.  "I���������I've lo���������st the p���������penny the t���������  teacher gave mc for the best boy in  thc class!" sobbed the boy.  "Oh, well, never mind," sHid the old  gentleman. "Here is another one that  will take its place. But tell me, how  did you come to lose it?"  " 'Cause I wasn't the best boy in  thc class!" sobbed thc boy.  A Monster Airehip  Russia's Air Terror Could Easily Fly  Across the Atlantic  Thc "Sikorsky" heavier-than-air machine is the biggest in the world.^ and  belongs to Russia. Christened "Ilya  Mourometz���������after a legendary hero  in the middle ages���������it is so large indeed that when in action men creep  out along the wings and harass the  enemy with special machine rifles for  which there are swing rests like row-  lccks fixed in'all advantagous positions.  Thc-machi:,c will carry 2,000 lbs. of  explosive shells. With a cargo of fuel,  instead of shells, the inventor reckons  that any of thc average pilots could  make a trip in it with comparative  case from Liverpool to the Belle Isle  Straits.  Thc Russian in order to minimise  the labor of the observer as much as  possible, has taken a leaf out of the  photographer's art book. There is a  camera which fits in sockets below  thc machine and is controlled 'by a  simple mechanism of clockwork. In  this way thc aviator, flying above thc  enemy's fronC is able to take a continuous phonographic record of th3  positions lying below him.  From these . photographs intelligence officers construct, accura.e  maps of the enemy's line, and the  positions of his batteries, etc., which,  printed lithographically in- various  scales are used by the staff, and also  in small, large scale sections/arc sent  to commanders of battalions in the  front line so that they may know  exactly what lies beyond that wavering hedge of barbed wire which as  often as not is as much as they can  sec of the enemy.   .  This is of course done in all armies, but the perfection with which  it is done here is a further proof of  tli j, way in which Russia has profited  i..stead of being broken by thc strain  of last year.  The Vicar (discussing tlie Daylight  Saving Bill)���������But why have you put  thc small clock on and not the big  one.   .,  Old Man���������Well, it's like this, sir.  grandfeyther's clock Jave been tellin"  th' truth for ninety year, and I can't  find i' my heart to make a liar o' he  now; but li'lo clock, 'e be a German  make, so it be all right for 'e.  Graft in Russia  A Country Where the Grafter Works  in Daylight  Graft in Russia is on such a naive'y  vast scale that it becomes grotesque.  , The Russian representative of a foreign shipbuilding concern told me of  a battleship which he personally designed fo -'the Russian government in  1905. Thc clans vcre accepted, thc  steel contracted for, an army of workmen assembled at Odessa, and in thc  course of time it was reported that the  battleship was ready for launching.  The Governor of the Province personally broke a champagne, bottle over  her bow, and a Aronl-' later she pi.it  to sea on' her trial trip. Then news  came that thc battleship had sunk  somewhere in the Black Sea. Someone was suspicious���������and an investigation vJas o-dcred; ancl it developed  that thc battleship had never liccn  built at all.  At thc most siorious epoch of thc  Russian retreat last summer, when  whole divisions .were annihilated b ���������  cause of thc !ack of ammunition for  their cannon, I met an Englishman  who had conrc to Russia three mo lths  before with .*. shipment of shrapnel.  He said il was still at Archangel���������because he would not bribe the railway  and ordnance officials lo ship it tc the  front.���������John Reed ii the July Metropolian.  I fell from a building and received  what the doctor called a very bad  sprained ankle, and'told me I must  not walk on it for three weeks. 1 got  MINARD'S LINIMENT and in six  days I was out to work again. I think  it the' best Liniment made.  A RCHIE E. LAUNDRY.  Edmonton.  Gasoline  Fires  Fire' accidents   and   explosions  gasoline   are   usually  the   result  carelessness. Gasoline and tilings  giving off gasoline- vapors should  never be brought into the same room  with a fire, a stove containing (ire,  anything giving off sparks, where  matches are or are likely to be lighted, or where smoking is done. The  odor of gasoline in any room is a  danger   signal���������"safety   first."  Kerosene should never be put into  thc gasoline can. Kerosene in its  own field will overflow in a dangerous  way if the lamp or can is filled perfectly full. Leave some empty space  at the top. An oil fire cannot be put  out with water. Sand, earth, flour or  meal will extinguish it if the flame is  completely covered. When a person's clothes take fire, wrap him in a  carpet of blanket. Don't run to get  water.  Mrs. Allen: "My husband say������ .V- is  miserable all the clay if he misses his  matutinal bath." Lady friend: "Pshaw!  I dare say an ordinary bath with  soap and water.would do him just as  much good!"  According to Dr. Allison secretary  of Ministry of Munitions, Great Britain is producing    seven times    more  fumhig sulphuric acid than it did when  J thc war began. ���������    -  Thc production of shells in Great  Britain is at a greater rate than Germany and Austria combined.  leaking Disease  Throbbing-  Muscles   and  Swollen Joints Made Well  RUB ON NERVILINE  Old age knows no foe more subtle,  more unrelenting than rheumatism.  At first only a grumbling    pain is  fell.    But, alas, it settles in thc joints  and  muscles, and finally tortures its  victims.  To-day the disease may be in  thc  muscles of the back,  thigh,   shoulder  or  neck ��������� to-morrow  in thc-joints of the  hand, toes, arms' or  legs   it   may   work  with redoubled fury. -       ���������  Whether thc pain is constant or oc-j sciatica, stiff    neck, chest  despair," has ended years of awful suffering for those who'never hoped to���������  bc well again.  There is a marvellous healing power  in Nerviline which it derives from thc  extracts and juices of certain" 'rare  herbs and roots. It allays almost  magically thc awful pain'-'that only  rheumatics can describe.  Congestion is drawn out of the muscles, stiffened joints arc cased and limbered up, thc old time feeling of depression is cast off, and once again  Nerviline brings the sufferer to buoyant, vigorous lasting good health.  Every home  needs     good     old  Nerviline!  needs  it  _ for earache, .tooth  ache, headache,    neuralgia,   lumbago,  colds and  casional, makes no difference to "Nerviline."  Because other remedies have failed,  don't bc discouraged. Nerviline has  cured the worst of cases. It has  brought health to those in thc deepest  sore throat. Wherever there is pain,  congestion or inflammation, Nerviline  will cure it.  Large family size bottle 50c; trial  size 25c. all dealers, or the Catarrho-  zonc Co., Kingston, Canada.  "C  The Oil for the Athlete.���������In rubbing down, the athlete can find nothing finer than Dr. Thomas' Eclectric  Oil. It renders the muscles and sinews  pliable, takes the soreness out of  them for strains that may bc put upon  Ihem. It stands pre-eminent for'this  purpose, and athletes who for years  have been using it can testify to its  value as a lubricant.  A Poser for German Logic  The logical German mind will find  it hard to explain why British consols  have risen 57 1-4 to 61 1-2 since thc  great naval battle that made Kaiser  Wilhelm the "Admiral of the Allan-  tic."  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will drive worms from thc system- without injury to the child,  because its action,' while fully effective, is mild.  &  Tho efficacy of Dr. Cassell's Instant Relief in these complaints  will he a revelation to thoso who hare hitherto trusted to  bismuth or soda mixtures, or to old-fashioned liver pills and  salts. Tho trouble h duo to gas in thc stomach or bowels arising  from undigested food, and tho natural remedy is to restore tha  organs to healthy action. Dr. Cassell's Instant Relief does that  quickly, surely, and so it effects real cure where tho old  purgative preparations only weaken tho system, and create  tho  pill-taking   or   salts-taking habit,  Take Dr. Cassell's Instant Relief for constipation, biliousness, torpid  liver, sick headache, dizziness, specks before the eyes, flatulence and  windy spasms, acidity, heartburn, impure blood, and that dull, heavy  feeling which is a suro indication s! liver troubles.  Ask for Dr. Cassell's Instant Relief and take tw substiiuU.  Price SO cents from ail Druggists and Storekeepers,  ?Fidir,������ot*j!2m.th.������ ^'"o-senu for Canada. Harold F. JMchio and Co..  hid.. 10.  Jt'Cuul-fltrcct. Toronto.   War Tax 2 ccnt3 extra.  Dr. Cassall's Instant Rolief is tha companion to Dr. Cassell's Tablota,  Solo Proprietors: Dr. Casself-'s Co.. Ltd., Manchester, Enoland.  Dr. CasselTs ���������<<  Tommy's Aunt���������Won't you have  another-piece of cake, Tommy?. Tommy (on a visit) ���������No, I thank you.  Tommy's Aunt���������You seem to be suf-  f< ring frcm loss of appetite. Tommy  ���������That ain't loss of appetite. Wlr. t  I'm sttfferin' from, it's politeness. -  The Vernacular  A Chicago newspaperman tells of a  communication received by his journal from a newspaperman in Australia seeking information on certain  points.  "Dear Mr. Editor," thc letter ran,  "in your paper, under thc heading  ' Election Returns,' appeared the foil-wing statement: 'As the count proceeded- it became evident that Jones  had been" scratched repeatedly by*  the women voters.'  "Inasmuch as thc above situation is  not clear lo mc, I beg lo ask information on these points:  "Where was the count going?  "Was  he  Gcrr.ian?  "What had Mr.Jones done that the  ladies should desire to scratch him?"  Community Intelligence  In large cities tho death rate from  infectious disease has made a wonderful drop in the last fifteen years.  City dwellers are patting themselves  on thc back and pointing rather  scornfully to their country cousins  who have had no such improvement.  They arc saying now that all the  typhoid fever conies from the country, reaching the city only when some  vacationist-brings it back or a dairyman carries it along his route.  In a measure their position is warranted, but it is not because of the  superior acumen of the city man or  the inferior intelligence of his country neighbor. It is simply because  cities have been compelled lo have  boards of health, which have insisted  upon water filtration plants, upon  sanitation in all dwellings upon medical inspection of school children,  upon sanitary disposal of waste and a  score of other things against which  the city man often protests, but to  which  he  necessarily  submits.  The remedy for country folk is to  allow community intelligence to prevail over personal prejudice, and likewise to organize for good health.  The best-goal to work for is a full-1  time county health officer.���������The Ooun  a-v Gentleman.  Annihilation of Steel  Thc present war is annihilating ten.  million tons of steel and iron, .annually. It simply drops out of sight���������  being sunk into decp-water or-blowa  lo bits too small to collect.. This is  c-cating a shortage of steel and' iron  and forcing prices high. -Whether the"  minec arc not worked lo full capacity  in order to keep prices of stocks high,  or whether there is an actual world  shortage t due to the tremendous demand for steel and iron in thc great  war, matters not so far as thc conditions arc concerned. This metal is  scarce and thc prices will stay.high.  This concerns everyone because it  will affect the cost of all hardware,  building materials for all metal structures, and farm machinery of all  kinds. Just make up your mind that  prices cannot stay where they have  been. ' -^  Scrap metal should be selling for  better prices than formerly. Don't  waste it by rusting away in a Jence  corner.  Minard's Liniment  Cows.  Cures   Garget in  Only Going One Way  A   German  spy  caught  red-handed  was on his way to bc shot.  "I   think  you   English are brutes,"  he  growled,   "to   march  mc  through  this rain and slush."  "Well,".said the "Tommy" who was  escorting    him, "what about mc?    I  have to go back in it."  "I was at the big general stores in  Market street the other day," said  Slimfingcrcd Joe, "when thj whole  electric light apparatus went wrong,  and all thc different department were  as black at pilch." "  "My word, what a bit o' luck!"  chuckled his friend. "What did you  pet?"  "My. beastly luck again. 'It's always  dogging me. I was in the grand piano department."  Your wife seems to be busy thesa  days.  Yes:   She is to address a woman"*  meeting.  -  Ah, working on her address?  No on her dress.  This Has a Moral  When the rich man brought his son  for entrance to the state college he  told thc president he wished a short  course.  "They boy can never learn all yott  leach here," said the father. "Can you  arrange it for him so he'll go ihrough  quick?"  "Oh, yes," said thc president; "he  can lake a short course. It all depends upon what you want to make of  him. When God wants to make an  oak He takes a hundred years, but  Ke takes only two months to make a  sc-uash."  <V;  Minard's^liniment Cures   Distemper.  An army chaplain at thc front came  upon a sergeant and a sm;.ll detachment who were trying hard to move a  waggon which vvas hopelessly embedded in mud. "Can I bc of any service  tc you?" the benevolent divine inqir'r-  ed. "Yes, si.-," thc sergeant replied.  "You can be3t help us by making  yourself scarce." "Making myself  scarce," thc clergyman repeated in  surprise. "Yes, sir. Yott sec, the men  can't very well say lo the horses what  they'd understand when you're about."  "You vowed it would bc your aim  to make my life one long dream of  happiness. And lo think that I believed you!"  "Thai's nothing. I believed it myself at thc lime!"  is necessary for the enjoyment and prolongation  of life. During sleep Nature renews the vital  forces of the body and restores the energy.  Sleeplessness is one of the evil results of indigestion.*  To avoid it, keep the stomach well, the liver active and  the bowels regular. The health of these organs  Beecham's Pills.  A harmless vegetable remedy^ which'  acts immediately on the stomach, liver, bowels and kidneys, toning and putting them in good working order.  Millions of people sleep welland keep well because, at  the first unfavorable symptom, they begin-to take  I  W.      N.  U.  1115  Worth a Guinea a Box'  Prepored*cnly by Thomas Bccchnm, St. Mclean, Lancashire. England.  Sold everywhere in Canada nnd U. S. America.   In boxen, 23 ccuts.  imtMimmjaaMiltuaa  mams*ssasBsaiBBBaaBtsau*sst  vatmmammimimm  mmte&mmjiiEJimswmmm.m-mstmBia WHAT  HAS   BEEN   DONE   WITHOUT COMPULSION  Humming  Has   Resulted  in   Enlistment of One  Man  Out of  ,   Every Nine of the   Population  of  tbe United Kiugdom  According  to the  Latest Estimates  ��������� O :   Great Britain and the domains  across the seas, not including India  fiayc raised since thc avar began five  million men for army and navy without    compulsory    service.    England,  ��������������������������� d a,ndT ^a,cs havc abo������t 42,-  000,000 and .Ireland 4,000,000 people.  Ihc chief contribution from beyond  ���������?iSSan������������^J? comc fro,n Australasia,  TSvF 7������00'000' an<- Canada with 8,000,-  UOU. These distant possessions have  done^ wonderfully, yet it is likely that  their contributions havc not boen  much more than sufficient to make up  for the deficiency in some parts of  Ireland���������and indeed England���������caused  by the unpopularity of thc war with I-  - ��������� pome classes there."  VVe may reasonably credit thc United Kingdom, then, with raising 5,000,-  "'  n��������� men  -rom a P������Pll^tioii of 46,000,-  ,WU; one mminc.   That ratio, applied  ��������� to the United States, would impose  the requirement to raise 11,000,000 soldiers in less than two years.  Let it be remembered that Biftain  has done this without universal com-  - pulsion. Two years ago there was no  more  seeming probability of such a  ..draft being made on Britain than there  . js today of its being made on America.  Ihc war was not threatened, was not  ��������� expected When it began in thc late  days of July, 1914, to loom as a possible eventuality there was almost universal detestation of thc idea of engaging in such a struggle.  No  nation, when  this war started,  A Russian Idol  Brave Soldier Who Fought a Superior  Force of Germans is' a  -National Hero  THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. G  Rubbing Elbows  Blowing up a Mine Within Click of  the German Rifles  Blowing up a mine, within sound of  thc "click of the enemy's rifles is an  enterprise as hazardous as it is difficult of performance. And yet there  is no bit of thc fighting -that tlie  British soldier relishes with such zest,  except it is to follow up the explosion  with ra bayonet charge.  "It was over a hundred yards from  the shaft or outlet and only measured  about 3 feet high by 30 inches wide."  Thus writes an officer who superintended a most successful tunneling  operation.  "AH thc explosive had lo bc carried  very carefully and placed in position,  and thc Bodies were working so  close to us that it was imperative to  make no noise or the whole business  "v'ould bc given away. ������  After the explosive a quantity of  s*cmming, consisting ol sandbags well  i  ii   ��������� viL11  clay and    rubbish, had lo  fflCE  hen  All Russia talks and sings and tells  lie slory of Cosma Krutchkov.      If  here    were    no Conscription Act in  Russia, he would lead  the nation  to  for thfdefence ffthc'Em^-^/i '\tl.^" fC,ny and    r!'bbi*"' ��������� l0  is thc national influence ofM    7       f0 ^ uPfl?P������vcnt thc force of the  In every shopw��������� ndow 1is on-'��������� ?���������   cxP]osion 'allowing thc line of least  ,is  on  exhibit,  the  mSic  hall?    r, ~ l"?,-Sla'?CC  aml   *���������"!%. expending its  I with  the  VITAL CENTRE   OF  THE   EMPIRE'S  WAR MAKING  Thousands are Working"at High   IWure With Rigid Military  Disciphne,   on   the   Infinite   Details   of   the   Work  ^ Connected With Directing the War  HOW Brians   are   Assisted (Sir Reginald Br^.ecretarv of the  System hv wWnT^T^ e..-_���������.- ".       on^fhfeS1^ /aci,itics'    '^ough  System by Which Food Supplies Are  Distributed by Neutrals  _ ���������v u...bU b.v.4 \ji  uji.li din  resources which has been accomplished.    Go back to thc fantastic statistical, complications of a few years ago,  in which were represented the "potential military  strength"  of" nations  on  thc basis of thc highest theoretical recruitment.    Not one of thc countries  now at war was credited, iu these theoretic    calculations,    with    nearly so  many military units of humanity as il  now has under arms.  ���������    Who, again,"believed that the economic  strain   of  such  a   war     could  be .borne, at this' rate, thus long? Almost nobody.   Yet- thc war has gone  -two years    at higher,.- pressure than  could  be  imagined;   'it might go as  many more; and thc economic aspect,  while serious, is not even yet the supreme one.  'The explanation, of course, is that  a country at war saves in a myriad  other directions so that it may spend  the waste on the fighting machines;  and the war waste which the statisticians gravely figure .is entitled to  be offset by thc war*c*conomics, whicl  story or his exploits, and  in thc working class neighborhoods of  Petrograd mothers tell their' children  to be a Cosma, and in the churches  he is blessed and prayed for. And yet  he is only a plain soldier, modest, retiring, and- afraid of thc popularity  that has been so unexpectedly showered upon him. He will not take the  leave that is offered him���������he wants to  live and die with his regiment.  And all this because he rose up one  morning and put an end to a bunch  of Germans. ' German cavalrymen  were seen somewhere'in Russia in thc  distance, j  Thc tiny band of Cossacks under  his order ��������� immediately rode to thc  attack. When a few shots had been  exchanged, thc Germans, seeing how  few their opponents were, turned  round and rode to meet them. After  Many people may be interested to  know through what process the dispensation of relief to the three million  starving people of Belgium, goes in  order to reach its destination with the  assurance that none of it reaches the  Germans. Donations of money or in  kind turned into branches of the Belgium Relief work all over Canada arc  .-���������_        ,  ''-"    '���������i'*-"'"e,   ua   o . -ivvin-i  vvuii\. an over Uanac a are  torce along our own gallery and prob-  m turn delivered into thc hands of the  ably damaging our own lines.   , Belgian Relief Committee 59 St Pete?  ��������������������� i"*   Pp-rtlcuhlr ������������������c  was so close  street, Montreal, which is the offic al  1 ftC,.^.Cr.,i:?/i    U.^hc,s    ^t you  outlet for Canada.     This i,   turn goe  .      _-   ...   V. V... V.O I'JIll  could hear their riflebolts click as  they unloaded, after firing. Moreover, with a view to blowing a ready  made communication trench the mine  was so close to thc surface that the  concussion from thc explosion, of  even the lighter shells from our guns  falling short and anywhere near us  put all thc candles out.  One of thc greatest difficulties connected with these operations is to ventilate the galleries and avoid thc noise  made by mechanical ventilators or  "ans, ancl, as thc "stemming" has to  to thc 'neutral commission, which,  through the mere fact that it is neutral, prevents Germany from profiting  1-nr iu* -~i:--e - -   ���������   ���������      '      ���������  -   -  , ���������-.- ......iiwi.o,..   iiiiougn  one of his staff as escort, to sec something of thc huge war machine in full  swing under pressure of one of the  greatest wars with which it has ever  had to cope. It was an ..experience of  several hours, exploring the labyrinths  of thc vast institution, fairly vibrating  with energy at every point and yet,  proceeding'with precision and efficiency in meeting the big part it is taking  in the conduct of the war.  Some idea of the immensity of tin's  war establishment may be had from  the fact that its corridors are two  miles long���������a good brisk walk of an  hour. And along these two miles is  a good sized city of people, over 4,000  engaged in thc infinite details of this  war work, great and  small,    all  thc  k    ii 7���������  f  ^-""j  "uin pronung   ������-<u   woric,  great and   small      oil   ������v,���������  by the relief sent to thc Belgians.        way from secretary"of state fnr Jt  ���������Cargoes of food are sent to Rotter-]down to bov scouts lUSrl Z^    '  dam and tlipn��������� u., <_���������:_ .*.... ��������� ,  .       !������������������,,.     a    i .t -*-J,"is-a������ci girl messengers.   And th s 1S only the central es  ��������� ~- .wu .ui. son luivoucr  dam ancl thence by train into Belgium  In Belgium there arc 125 central warehouses under the control of Americans and from these warehouses thc  necessary food and other supplies arc  issued to 4,000 Belgian communal  committees. These communities reissue the food to the Belgians as it is  needed and hand out of the other sup  -    ���������    ...^.^.i.    Liii.111.. .nllL.1  ���������     ui'     ",-:;. "���������;.' f*   ���������"���������-"'tv,uf I a few minutes fighting;    twenty-two  conceived the: mobilization of men and jGcrmans    wcrc   &dc7ldh'   (elcvC]?    by  Krutchkov's hand), two lay wounded  on thc ground, and thc remaining  three fled.  ��������� Krutchkov 'had been wounded sixteen ancl his horse eleven times. The  other Cossacks had each received a  few wounds. All wcrc taken to hospital at'Vitebsk, where they recovered  in a wonderfully short space of time;"  now they arc again af thc front.  Krutchkov received his Cross and his  fame filled all Russia.  "And," he says, "there are thousands as I am, ready to die fighting  against thc invader."  On An Aeroplane  .. ..,   ���������.��������� j^.uumn, 11,13 iu 1'v.i-ui.u aim nana out ot the other sup-  be passed from hand to hand to en- pHcs as permitted by thc amount ar-  surc quiet, thc number of men ncces-  riving.  sary'in a gallery a hundred yards long Since the relief work was first start-  is so considerable that thc air is fare- ed thc national oemmittee had handed  lv good enough lo allow a candle lo to the neutral commission over $6,  burn. ' ' nnonnn^u     The Aviators "Upwards"<and "Downwards" Sicknesses .  . Aerial sickness has been diagnosed  by Doctor Laumonier, Paris, who says  that, unlike sea sickness, .there is one  sickness incidental to the ascent, and     ^^w..v/....^a, n nidi another to the descent.   Headache and  arc not only huge, but in many ways an indefinable discomfort follows the  constitute a useful lesson in thrift-and ascent. At 2,000 feet the hearing sense  sense.���������From thc New York Press.*       is affected.   At 3,000 some experience  peculiar hallucinations, and .in "aesen  thic" condition which prevents the  muscles for obeying the will with  adequate rapidity.  Something akin to a feeling"of anguish takes possession of thc asccn-  ''"-        The     headache     is     intense,  A Four Thousand Feet Leap  Feat of a French Officer is Without  Parallel in the Present War  The feat of a young sub-lieutenant' der.  of the  French artillery,   Maurice  B.,  in dropping 4,000 feet from a balloon  is without parallel in thc recent war.  There has been nothing quite like it.  While he was in charge of one of  a number of spherical ballons at Verdun,  a  fierce  storm,     attended  with  thunder and lightning, broke over the  lines. Several of the balloons; wer in  consequence     detached     from  - their  moorings and were lost. One of these  was under the direction of Maurice B.  .,      -.--     .....������.,      iiuii.il     *VclD    111  an easterly direction, toward the enemy, he determined to fall, if at all  possible within his own lines. But  his balloon, catching fire, this was  rendered7impossible. He burned-all  his papers on board, and, seeing there  was no hope of escape except by the  parachute, he seized it, and made a  plunge from the height stated.  His descent was made the more  dramatic by'the'storm,, thunder and  lightning and rain mingling to make  the feat highly spectacular. Maurice  B. was cheered on reaching-ground,  and his promotion was one of the  most popular evcnls of the month.  Seven-Million-Ton Pyramid  scender. The headache is intense  thc skin becomes hotter," ancl sleep  overtakes one at times, which, of  course, is attended with danger Alien  near actual contact with the cart!',  Strange to say, all these troubles get  augmented on landing. The aviator/  falls asleep as soon as he lands and  non-refreshing rest may characterise  his sleep for days.  Fliers,  therefore, should be young,  robust, resolute and cool-headed men,  Willi    cirrl-iF      l.������..-'-   "In this instance we wcrc also without electric lamps, and the work had  to bc done almost entirely in the dark  ���������at any rate, during thc last twenty-  four hours.  Thc infantry attack which ' was to  follow the explosion, was timed lo  begin at 4:30^ a.m., and thc mines  had to bc exploded at 4:29 a.m., so  that the infantry might rush forward  under cover of the smoke from thc  explosion.  In order to blow up this mine to  form a ready made communication  trench thc charges had to bc laid in  a scries, equidistant and of equal  amount, except for those nearest our  own end,' Which" for safety's sake  were made lighter.  These charges wcrc connected up  electrically "in series" and "in parallel" so that there could be no possible  doubt of their exploding as soon as  the "exploder" or battery was .used.  To make doubly sure a fuse h'act Uccn  attached, so that if the electrical connections failed the safety fuse could  be employed.  Thc time came at last, ancl we pushed down the handles of the exploders.  So great was the concussion of thc  shells dropping at the time that for  the life of mc I. thought thc charge  scries of charges as wc were firing  had failed, though such a charge or  was sufficient to shake down dug-outs  several hundred yards away.  To make sure wc hurriedly, changed  _ _      ������     ...     WAU^'      LIU  tablishmcnt, for the war exigencies  have outgrown even this huge building, and many outside buildings, business blocks and other premises have  been taken in as War Office.  The sudden extension of censoring  as a precaution of military defence  has called into service a large army  of censors, and a number of large'  busipess premises in various quarters  have been acquired for the military  censors' branch. - Three or four other  branches  arc at other    points,     and  onoonn      i,     ������->"������ji>is������iuii  over $o,-   Li.dutncs  arc  at  other     nm'ntc      -,������,���������!  ?io?e    TI LCC'tCC "^o" British sources  Practically the whole ordnance branch  ti?,   -n        I   ,s1bl,t, a dr������P >n the bus-  has grown  into a  separate     e-ov^n  hrcc hundred and fifty thousand   ment department witn a Cabhaft Min"  lolars a week is needed to carry on   istcr, Lloyd-George   at its head  tin work and this only represents  th.-ec slices of bread and a pint of  soup daily for the starving Belgians.  New German Brutality  Kow the Huns Continue to Oppress  the Belgian People  Not satisfied with levying heavy  and unbearable taxation upon Belgium  as a nation, and Brussels, Liege, Antwerp, Bruges, and Ostend as cities,  the Berlin authorities havc now given  their sanction to -wholesale confiscation.. Here is a list of their known  depredations, viz:  1.���������Thc    exportation    of    thc 1916  green and grain crops to Germany.  2.���������The prohibited sale of sugar, tea,  coffee, and cocoa, until Berlin agrees.  3.���������The confiscation    of all  metals  and stripping of locomotives for the  possession of the same.  4.���������The restriction ; of thc sale and  consumption of glycerine.-  .5.���������Suspension of the trade in cotton.  6.���������Thc  destruction  and   export  of  I trees.  7.���������Thc appropriation of factories  for the .manufacture of munitions, and  the transfer of machinery in Belgium  to. Germany.  thJ connections on^hc'baVtcHe^u^ng|^hfr���������f, ?,',^rP"rcf,,asc of ������������������<ls at  ������nc-  rhrr-i*     /.v,-.7^,l������^^   r^^    l,       .  .      *n!ra  their cost.   ���������������������������., ���������. iu.iuiiti;'j).|'i"iI,*i.,t!,ulul,: ana cool-headed men,  Carried by "tlie "wind, which was in   with sight,: hearing, nervous and vas-  ^       -,     ---&������    ni-i >VU3    till  cular systems perfectly sound. No  weak heart.should venture in an aeroplane. Alcohol is deadly to an aviator. Goggles and greasing, of the  skin, with sparse but warm material  for clothing, arc among the essentials  to successful aviation.  Her Way of Doing It.  Glady's' mother was entertaining  visitors, when suddenly tlie door was  flung open and in burst Gladys' like  thc provecbia! whirlwind.  "My dear child," said thc mother  rcbukingly, "I never heard such a  noise as you made coming downstairs.  Now, go right back ancj conic downstairs properly."  ^���������^Trto^^|s^S^^^������������������--  three exploders for each separate  charge, and then when our minute's  grace was almost up wc gave up  troubling further and came out from  .our improvised shelter feeling that  we had failed.  How pleased wc were to meet a  cheery captain as wc went along thc  front line towards the communication  trench, who told us the mine had exploded splendidly!  Thc captain was now in the    same  stale of excitement awaiting his time  to lead his men over thc parapet ancl  lacross to thc    German    lines as wc  'had been waiting for 4.29 a.m.  He was thc captain of   thc   second i  line, who    were nojv    manning    the I  front line'trench,  while  thc  frontline  fellows    wcrc    already    in No Man's  Land lying hidden in a ditch.  The moment arrived, and lhe order  lo charge forward was given, ancl  away they, rtishrd across the open,  and in less than half an hour had taken the first , three lines of German  trenches.  The   sappers,   too,   had   rushed   out  The taxes this year will bc doubled  and to. the' Burgonieistcr of Brussels  an officer in high command said that  if there was any further disposition  on the part of the inhabitants to resist the taxes , thc taxes for 1917  would bc collected at thc point of thc  bayonet.  and with pick and  shovel were busy  which was built nearly 6,000 years  ago. It was built by Cheops, King of  Egypt, who, following thc example of  previous kings, wished to havc a magnificent tombstone, so that he would  be remembered.   It is certain that the  thousands of men who were engaged ics, ivjamma,"    said Gladys duti  in building it worked under the lash,   fully "I slid    down  the    banister."-  Thc result is, Cheops is always    put  Ladies Home Journal,  down as a tyrant.  "Did you hear mc conic down that  time, Mamma?" she asked  "No,  clear,"     replied  the     mother.  W   why cant you  always  behave  i   it      ),������" camc downstairs like  a lady then."  Hun Soldiers Drugged  At-Verdun thc heavily massed German   charges   havc   most   often   been  made by fresh troops, advancing from  comparative safety  lo meet the sudden,  merciless   sweep  of  thc  French  machine guns.      When  Lord  North-  cliffc, publisher of the Daily Mail ancl  the  London  Times,   returned   from   a  visit to thc front at Verdun, he said,  in his account of thc bayonet charges  of the  German   troops,  that  the  men  wcrc "drug enthused." I had heard it  so  decidedly denied  lhat  drugs   were  given  to the Germans    before drives  . that f interviewed him concerning his  'authority  for thc statement.  He  said  that  his authority was  the  words of  the German prisoners themselves. He  had talked personally with half k aun-  drcd  within  an  hour after  thci:   *:ap*  Yet the    War Office still    remains  the' throbbing centre of the war work;  her.: the larger questions of strategy  and the campaigns in various theatre.?  of thc war arc worked out; here thc  army council and the Imperial general  staff hold their meetings, and here the  many branches of military work .'im-  ify from the headquarters of General  Sir W. Robertson, chief of "thc. Imperial staff; Lieut.-Gencral Sir H. Sclater,  adjutant-General to thc forces; Lieut.-  General Sir I. Cowans, quartermaster-  general, and thc two members of Parliament who    represent the    civilian  branch and  keep thc war branch  in  touch with Parliament,    Mr. Tcnnant,  Parliamentary undcr-sccretary for war  and  Mr.  Foster,  financial     secretary  for war, with Sir' Reginald Brade as  secretary of thc War Office and of the  War Council.  It is difficult to get into the War  Office, and more difficult to get out���������  like   the"', continental   railway  system.  Guards  turn  away all  those without  papers from authorized sources, stating a definite purpose for the visit and  a  fixed  time.      Passing this  barrier,  one's name and address arc taken and  a permit issued, and the addresses arc  always     available if Scotland     Yard  wishes to investigate the antecedents  of anyone    making   unauthorized inquiries.  '  Within thc building there is an air  of work under high pressure and with  rigid . military discipline, with many  officers in uniform, old soldiers and  girl messengers also in uniform, the  girls in brown khaki dress and blouse  with brass buttons and a brass device  on the collar.  Digging Out the Enemy  making,the connections blown by our  ininc* into a eoinnniniratioiv trench bv/ , ���������-   ���������-    ...v.i-   ���������  which ammunition and reserves could .tur.c- J������esc men declared that they  be brought forward to.the lads in lla" bec',1 S������vcn cither mixed with  front some other gas, and   that   the  effect  This work brought to light the fact   was :.1 wil(l������ enthusiastic abandon, last-  jj.nt wc had blown in a gcrman gail.crv   ,inP  ,or j>������  "our    and  a  half or  two  within four feet  of our own  and had  killed at least  four Gcr  mans by    thc  According    to Herodotus,    thc ancient  Greek    historian, 100,000    men  wcrc at- work on it for twenty 3'cars.  It  covers an  area  of thirteen  and  a  half acres, ancl contains 7,000,000 tons  of masonry.     It  was built in'layers,  over 200 in    number,    and then    thc  edges wcrc filled in to make the sides  smooth.    Thc   stone   used   varied   in  weight from  two tons to sixty tons, i  When it was built^ it was about 480  feet high, and thc sides wcrc each 77~>\  feet long.  - ( IIVIIIUU    ,11     ll'il**l  l cs,L Mamma,"    said Gladys duti-1 explosion���������how    many    more    were  i'herf miHit have been in their demolished gallery one couid not  say.  For our part, tired out by thc exertions of thc previous few days, it was  not loner before wc wcrc back at billets and fafl asleep, and it was a mo"*t  pleasant reflection as ewlaodwyn m  pleasant reflection as wc lay down to  rest that wc had carried out our work  with the hvfii possible results and  without a casualty of any kind.  Eleven thousand four hundred British men teachers are serving with  the forces ancl about 9,000 have attested under the Derby system. In  addition there arc 147 serving with  ,lhc naval forces and 236 women acting as nurses. Teachers have already  gained five Victoria Crosses, while 232  have been killed, 118 wounded and  nine arc missing.  hours.���������Lucian  lie's.  S. Kirtland    in Lcs-  Aw aw, said a snobbish visitor  to \\ashington, "it must be���������aw���������vcrv  unpleasant for you Americans to be���������  aw���������governed by people whom vou���������  aw���������wouldn't a'wsk to dinner!"  "Oh, I don't know,? said thc American girl; "no more so than for vou to  be governed by people who wouldn't  ask you to dinner!" ,  Why Johnny Flunked  "What was thc result of thc flood?"  dsfced the Sunday school teacher. "*���������*--' <��������� moment, ancl then:    "Well  ,������"Mud," replied thc bright youngster.  <*on t know," he answerc^, "but I a  ���������Chicago Daily News. ways was fond of animals,"  , A woman from the city was spending the summer in a small town arc!  one day while doing her marketing,  she asked thc butcher how he happened to choose his business. He hesitated a moment, and then:    "Well' I  1-  Tohnny was driving a hog to town.  He met the preacher driving toward'  him. J'hc hog became frightened and  ran across thc field, which caused  Johnny to swear. Thc minister thinking to correct thc boy stopped ancl  kindly inquired "Who brought you  up.-"' Johnny replied "Nobody brought  me up, 1 came up a foot and drove  this d���������0 old sow " !  Amen, Said Ezra  An  old  lady    and gentleman  were  taking their    first  trip  on   thc steam  cars.   SI  ing n ire  v..., iuiwin>;  io ner  husband,    exclaimed in a high voice;  "Thank God, Kzr'a, we have'lit!"  Germans Were Moles in Last Incar������  nation, Say French  "It is great pleasure" writes a  French officer . in the Argoiinc, "to  Work against the Germans. They  dig like lunatics."  "First you find they arc three yards  down, so you go down five. Then  you find they arc still below you, so  you go down seven, but still they dig  deeper, and there is no end- to it!  They must havc been moles in their  last incarnation!"  "They do a lot of bluffing," said  another officer. "To make us think  they arc digging day and night they  sometimes hang up a pickaxe from  one of thc beams of their sap and  leave a man to swing it to and fro  so that it may tap against thc r,pck.  Wc havc caught them at it more than  once.      But they arc terrors to work.  "Cannon to left of them, cannon to  right of them, cannon behind them  volleyed ancl thundered!" quoted an  enthusiastic war correspondent. But  thc censor cut thc lines out. "Might  t bc giving away tlie positions of our  artillery!" he commented sagely.  "Hey, hey, you young rascal! where  arc you going with that sign?" said  the merchant, coming out to a boy  who was taking down a sign "Boy  wanted."  "You won't need it any more." said  thc boy. "I'm going to take the job."  And he got it.  ie held her breath while i L,S       Clerk-Is this $1,000 bill the  estlc and then, lurnin Mo ������>cr      nl���������.? .'      g y������U h?VC :ibotlt >'ou?  . . exclaimed in a hiuh voic"      ChX /M'M   u' afrai? k is'  Clerk (to bell boy)���������-Here, take this  bill to one of'the waiters, and ask birr  to change it.���������Judge.  She���������How did you dare tell father  that you havc a prospect of $50,000  a year?  He���������Why, I havo if I marry you  "Comc out o' lhat. You can't swim  jin there." "I know I can't. That's  I whv I'm vcllincr for heln."���������T,ife_ _ .  .    41 1, -s.  *     i~     '  I'? -*���������  |y-  i                   '    >    .j,*              s    ������i.*i>-'   -���������,    ,   j' ���������*./'_' ".,"'i>vr-i'.,i ,  ������      'u;*r*' - ���������������* *t wvtii  '          i        * .    -if     f ,             y. "              ���������     *..   ^*        * i ^                                         r-     T     r "* ^        *                      -���������*  .   ~                  i   f    * ��������� P     / ' U  ;       ,  f      V    *���������   ^                       *',./,         ���������>   ^ -s.-^'<         >   *?-    v      * -- ,-' -> - V*nl  .   ��������� ' ^ . - " ";*   ;      >" "*. ^r'     ", - '-,-   - - ,' '''~- ' - -    iV^i  '    ^              7,    *"'"'*        -              "        '          .               ,'                                          -       C   ���������         '    ~r*''j'- Ui'           \         '               1         '            "���������          ,                      "','''"-'*-'-     I  '                             ~"              '                          ', ���������'ii''    ' -    -     "*'���������               ���������;*           -   ".aM  '                    *               >"'",.;          '             '          " -w       _���������*'     *   "-               "  '- *���������    &  ''   ' ���������                     ' '     "���������       '   -u".  , *u'            r   '", i  THE   SUN.    GRAND    FORKS,   B. C.  i'  Tho  VOTERS, ATTENTION!  1. 90 per cent of crime is due to liquor.  2. Thc raw material of the saloon is your boys.  finished product is the drunkard and criminal.  3. Thc B. G. Prohibition Act closes thc bar, saloon  and liquor store.  Similar Acts operate in Alberta and Manitoba,where  they prohibit.  A saloonless B. G. will save your boy from a drunkard's grave.  VOTE FOR THE ACT  The Prohibition Vote       (  Editor. Grand Forks Sim. ^ '  A few things for the anti-prohibitionist to remember when casting  his vote on the 14th of  September:  1. liemembe'r your liberty is only  liberty in so far as it does the greatest good to the greatest number.  2. Remember the poor unfortunate man who is a slave to liquor  that has so poisoned his system that  he can not leave it alone, has rights  and liberties also; his oppressed,1  humiliated, hard toiling wife and  starving, naked children have per  sonal rights and liberties.  3   Remember thoubands and tens '  of   thousands   of   children  on this  Nov. 30.    Bag limit, 12 in one day.  continent, under the age limit,   are,     Ducks-Sept   1 to Jan. 31.  working   in   factories   because   the!     Geese���������Sept   1 to March 31.  liquor traffic has foiced the   parent, |     Black-tail   Deer    (mule   deer) ���������  the natural provider ot   the   home, i Bucks  only, over   one year  in age,  out of industrial life, having lost his Sept. 1 to Dec. 15  day who will give character to that  heritage that will be a blessing or  curse to the boys and girls who are  to be the future builders of this  province when  we ate not here.  10 Remember your- patriotism  in its highest' and most stored  sense is challenged as never before  lor the sake ol our homes, our  country and our Go 1  How are you going to vote?  M  D MoKbe  Open Season  Synopsis of  game  law for Grand  Forks district, 1916:  Grouse  (all  kinds)���������Sept. 15  to  Dates of Fall Fairs  The department of agriculture   has  issued the following fall fair dates for  the season of, 1916:  Circuit 3���������  Chilliwack, September 13-15.     -  . Al'Jergrove, September 15.  Matsqui, September 16.  Langley, September 19  Richmond, September 19-20.  Buiquitlam, September 21.  Circuit -t���������  Bar nere, September 13.  Hefley Creek, September 14 15.  Pritchard, September 19.  Kamloops, September 20-22.  Salmon Arm, September 22 23  Kelowna, September 26-27.  Armstrong, Sept. 2������-Oct. 2.  Eagle River (Malakwa), October 3.  Circuit 5��������� "  Gateway. September 5.  Cratibiook,'September' 6 7.  Windemere, September 13 14.  Golden, September 15.  'Fiuitvale, September IS.  Ti.nl, September 19-20.  Nelson, September 20 22.  Boswell, September 22.  Grand Forks, September 25-26.  Greenwood, September 27.  Circuit 6���������  RevpUtoke, September 21-22  Robson, September 25.  Slocan City, September 26.^  New Denver, September 27 28  Burton, September 30.  Needles, October 3 4.  Arrow Lake (Nakusp),  Oct. 4-5.  Creston, October 7.  Circuit 7���������  Nicola, October 6.  Penticton, October 9-10.  Summer-land, October 11-12:  Kalamolka (Oyama), October 14  Bor  Up-to-Date Jewellery"  Go to' L,        "*.'-' \  Timberiake,J*on&Co.   -     *'",*'   -'  Newest Styles Cfidicetf Pattei^  lowest Prices , "  The Quality Jewellers  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forks  fo%  ;  ,'fl   I  r    *\V|  *-UP  i-  t.  Z-fi\  Has  a full stock of Groceries---Fruits  and  Vegetables in season���������at RIGHT PRICES  ������&?  ,* ^rf;1-.  ry vJur mue  Phone 85  ibDon jjjTea at  None Better  First Street  5c per  oun  A skillful flatterer never wants for  material or lacks results.  Yale  Barber- Shop  - Razor Honing a Specialty^  KfU  job, his earning power serioubly impaired.  4.  Remember   that   the     liquor  ' traffic is strongly entrenched in the  politics of our country, which means  demoralization in our civic and national life.  ,    .5. Remember   the  money  spent  in  one   year   in~ one   of our large  - cities in this province would feed  five thousand families for one year.  6.- Remember that Canada's drink  bill in one year amounted to $203,-  378,843, and the aggregate of Dominion, provincial and municipal  revenues amounted to $20,000,000,  therefore a net loss to the Dominion  of 6183,378,843 British Columbia's  loss is stated to be $11,000,000.  7. Remember the productive  power of Russia has increased from  30 to 50 per cent since vodka has  been abolibhed, and her savings in  bank deposits in one month SI2,  150,000.  8. Remember that fifteen people  in Canada die every day (5475  yearly) from the effects of the  liquor traffic.  9. Remember it is the voters   to-  White-tail Deer (both sexes)���������  Sept. 1 to Dec 15 Deer must have  the head left on, as the per������on in  possession of deer must prove its  sex. The bag limit is not more than  three deer of one kind, or if both  black-tailed and white-tailed deer  are killed the limit is four altogether  Cariboo (male only)���������Sept. 1 to  Dec. 15.  Bear���������Open sea������on all year round  Fur-bearing Animals���������Nov. 1 to  April 30, 19i7.  Close eeason on prairie chicken,  quail, ring-neck pheasants, meadow  lark?, doves and other  small   birds.  Birds of Prey���������Crows and king  fishers, fish hawks, fish-ducks, etc.  are not protected.  No game may he sold except  bear.  Addressing Mai! to Soldiers  In oider to facilitate the rmudlin������  of mail at the front and to insure  piompt delivery it is requested that  all'mail be addressed as follows:  (a) Regimental number.  (b) Rank.  (c) Name.  (d) Squadron, battery or company  (e) Battalion,, regiment (or other  unit), staff appointment or department.  (f) Canadian Contingent  (g) British Expeditionary Force,  (h) Army Post, London, England  Unnecessary   mention   of     higher  formations, such as brigade*,, dvisions,  is strictly forbidden, and cau&es delay  P. A.   Z.  PARE,   Proprietor  Yalk Hotel, Fikst Strkkt  I  -   J-/ W>7*i?y.  ->.* "i\*,t.  r "^  ������������������ 'k.'-I  .rv  .rfp~  n  '���������Jf the Northwestern apple ship  pers refuse to   be   stampeded   good  pricps should be realized thi= year,"  said L. J. Blot of the Spokane Fruit  Growers company recently.  Washington     Spitzenbergs      for  Alaska are selling for SI.50 f o b.  And now is the time to think of  raHHW . summer wearables. We can supply  youVWants, and, remember, all at Reduced  Prices, so naturally it is to your advantage to  do your shopping here.  Men's Summer Furnishings tom^ke" a  man cool and comfortable even during the approaching hot weather. Light weight summer  underwear, outing shirts, cashmere, worsted and  cotton socks.  Ready!  Men's Smart Suits mefand  young men, made of fine worsteds, mohairs, cheviots and summer serges. Latest style and workmanship.   It's natural you should want the best.  Er 1       Let  us  fill your  grocery orders for the  atableS  coming   month.     Good    goods.   -Good*  service.    Low prices. Prompt delivery.  The Sun, at SI a year, is superior  to any ������2 a year paper printed in the  Boundary. This is the reason why  we do not have to resort to gambling  schemes to gain new subscribers or to  hold those we already have.  The Sun is the largest and best  newspaper printed in the Boundary  country, and ;h ��������� price is only one-  half that of its local contemporaries.  It is a valuable advertising medium  because its large subscription list  has been obtained, and is maintained, merely on its merits as a  newspaper It uses no indirect or  questionable methods to secure sub  sccribers.  The Puyallup cannery   is   trying  to buy all the available pears in Ya  kirna county.  -Counter" Glieck  ^oofcs    ���������  PICTURES  - AND PICTURE FRAMING-   j-  Furniture-Made  to  Order.   .,   "   ?,>-*  Also Repairing of'all Kinds.'      ',.  Upholstering ^Neatly -DoneV  R.C.McCUTCHEOiNv'^Sfj  r ��������� ^ 1 *��������� "  ������ ' J"!  ,    - WINNIPEG' AVENDE  Made in Toronto. The  b-^st counter check'books  on the market today.  iastern Trices  We have a two years'  contract to handle these  books. Call and-see samples  The man at. the head of .affairs-;  whether at home or in bu'sincss.'is  the one whose attention you "wish  to attract.,     "  Our paper gucs into the best class  of homes ami is read b) the head of  the family. That accounts for the  results obtained by the use of  Classified   Want   Ads        '      .,  BOOT   REPAIRING  LAND ACT  PHONE 30  EVERYTHING TO EAT AND WEAR  Similkameen Land   District, District  of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that Robert Ritchie,  of Cascade. B. C, occupation  fanner, intends to apply, for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at a post  planter! at or near the S.E. corner of  part af Lot 498 (now owned by Andrew Willey); chence east 528 feet-  thence north 990 feet; thence west  528 feet; thence south 990 feet to  point of commeucement  -, ROBERT RITCHIE,  Applicant.  Dated July 20th, 1916.  ie oxm  ice  TAKE  your  repairs to   Armson, sboe   re  pairer.    The   Hub,    Look  for the   Hig  Boot  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  IGHEST CASH PIU< jBSjiaidfc^olcl Stove  ..    and   Ka ~   "  hand Store.  H  ^nd^KangeV. * l' C."Peckham,   beoond-  ���������������������������������������������������*������������������  Poultrymen  Improve Your Flocks  Foil Sale���������Fifty S.U.White  Leghorn Cockerels. Bred  for egg production only.  Your choice at $2.00 each.  J. A. cTWcCALLUM,  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  SENT TO YOU FROM  ���������   ENGLAND  ���������  YOU can have either of these latest London  Noveltie*. sent to you from-England. l>y  Ketuin Mail. Thousands of other useful  articles you can obtain in the same way.  Everyone in England and in the British  Army and Nnvy is wearing a      ���������  PROTECTED  WRIST  CVTAUOGUE  Frro to iinj* *rlilreis  ein pay   tlie   b-lmut <  wIipii you   recuse  tlie ���������  \\ut<h���������lontt ut tin lieivn- J  lifnl   design���������its   nclilj  <  tnHMiNeil tuxes ntul opnl- J  eiimiHUfl diiil���������it ii u won- J  clirfiil  Hiitcli- it  will  k.ip ������  true tune for  0 >titrs in hii\ < ���������'- J  innte��������� it lm*. luminous liiiiiil"  w1ikIi4  bIioh tlit   uiit   in ilie d.irl<,iiiul  Hi*  '  pricclson1v45/-.. It I- .1 liif,h cIuhi. piti> ntiiiion ������������" i> ,  for  a  Liifl'y  or  a   Gentleman      Wn;e   l-r   out    i ;������   ,  rnclo*-! roelal Orrier vnlm 6/- hik! i nv 1'iilm '<  40 - ll> y i>    <  Caluloguoofa thoiiMindothti useful nmel le" )>o->l Im<    ,  i/      WAR   SOUVENIR -BfiOOGH   I  \/m A now Wm du mil, ilif idol nf ������ui  ' Etijrliili Liuli."*, llie*.ie������l ni'w 1' '|������i"tn  fashion, Navnl Anclioi de**i������n .n������iiu'd wi Ii  anv wordiiiL' not exmiliny 12 let (if, mrii  M���������"Lovc from 'Jed," 'Joe to Awl,  "Tom to Mother." Iliill-iniuUt'il Sil\ct, 3/-  Gold, 16/-. Post free loiuiy |mn of tlicwil'i  Frpotiiiuir ������dilre������ ���������"*<��������� j  MASTERS, .Ltd.. Watchmakers, BTc. f������a. (E,ta^8he  ,���������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������#*���������������������������*���������**������������������*���������**���������*  *-:  y

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