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 Cv;.:.;  Kettle Valley Orchardist  SIXTEENTH YEAR���������No   47  GRAND FORKS   B. C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1917  $1.00 PER YEAR  _\  KILLED IN ACTION  Well >Known  and Popular  Youhs Man Makes Supreme Sacrifice  Mt in 1916, whereas tbe increase had  only been started in 1915. The company had ��������� a surplus of $443,687 at  the end of 1916. It is not believed  i the report for 1917 will show an increase of this sum.  While the profits of the Hedley  company decrease,those of its neighbors producing, copper and silver  have increased.' 'The price of gold  has remained stationary, while the  prices of some of the other metals  have been more than doubled.  Among those reported killed in  action iu last Fridy's casualty list  w- s he name of Robert Lamond,  of this city. Corporal Lamond left  here with one of the earlier contingents and saw much active service. He was a native of Scotland.  He lived in this city for a number  of years, and held the position of  manager for the Grand Forks Orchard company. He was a young  man, and a life that gave promise of much usefulness has been  sacrificed for king and country. In  this city, all who knew him were his  staunch, and he merited their  friendship, for he was a man of un-  qestioned integrity, withal industrious and possessed of superior intelligence. He was also one of the best  rifle shots in this part of the province. Nothing would have pleased  us better than to have seen him return home after the war crowned  with martial glory.  1~  GRANBY'S AUGUST  OUTPUT $600,000  The Granby Consolidated Mining,  Smelting & Power company produced 3,836,770 pounds of copper  in August, according to a New York  report. This is for both the Grand  , Forks and the Anyox plants. The  production last July was 3,147.-,SS6  pounds, while in August last year  it was 2,238,847 pounds.  The production in August was the  largest since the resumption of oper-  atins at Grand Forks. The output  - is valued-at $600,000 net in round  figures. This is no greater than July,  when the production was less. The  difference is accounted for by tbe  lower price for metal in August.  Granby produced 3,030,929 pounds  in June, 3,159,285 in May, 3,775,-  140 in April, and 2,814,780 in  March. The productior. was 4,268,  746 in .Tuly,19l6; 4,311,361.in June,  4,727,920 in May, 3,950;469 in  April, and 3,555,411 in March.  HEDLEY GOLD DECLARES A DIVIDEND  FIRST COPPER SMELTER.  FOREMAN IN PROVINCE  ��������� Miles Barrett, foreman of the furnace department of the Grand Forks  plant since the inception of smelting  on August 21, 1900, when the first  furnace *vas blown in, and 'at present general foreman of the furnace  and converter departments, has the  honor of being the first foreman of  a copper smejter in British Columbia, as he came from the Great Falls  smelter of Montana in 1895, and  blew in the Hall Mines smelter at  Nelson on January 19 of that year,  says the Granby News. He brought  two men from Montana with him,  one of whom, George-Miller, is now  furnacemao at Grand Forks. Alex  Clunis and Hugh,Crosby,shiftbos8es,  and Albert Benson, whom he  brought over from Nelson with him,  are still on the job. At that time  Paul Johnson was smelter superintendent, H*E. Croasdaile financial  manager, and Davis mine superin-  teddent at the Silver King.  MADE-MEMBER OF  ���������LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL  Hon. Tasker Cook, brother of W.  J. Cook, of this city, was ��������� recently  honored with the appointment to  the legislative council of Newfoundland. The St. Johns (Nfld.) Free  Press of August 21 contains the following reference: *  "At 4 o'clock on Monday afternoon four new members of the legislative council were sworn in at government house, Hon..Tasker Cook,  Hon. Frank McNamara, Hon.  Samuel Bell and Hon. Alex W.  Mews. Later they took their seats  in the house. All are gentlemen  prominent in business circles in the  city. Mr. Cook is one of the most  widely known and most popular  men in the city, and largely identified with business interests. He is  also consul for Denmark and vice-  consul for Norway. All these gentlemen have years of experience in the  business life of the   colony   behind  ORCHARD^ONTEST  PRIZES  A. D. Morrison's Orchard Se-  ���������' cures First' Place for  Second Time  C. C. Heaven this week received  from Victoria the result of this season .orchard contest in this valley.  The order of the prize winners is:  First prize, A. D. Morrison; second,  Sunnyside ranch; third, Grand  Forks Orchard company; fourth,  J. T. Lawrence; fifth, Robert Law-  son, with Messrs. Atwood and Padgett tied for tbe next place. In last  year's contesi Mr. Morrison also secured first prize, which'is undoubtedly an infallible indication that he  is giving his undivided attention to  hi" orchard.  John Hoadley, invalided home,  arrived in the city on Saturday from  Victoria to visit his mother and  sister. He has many interesting  reminiscences to relate of exciting  incidents at the front. At what is  known as the third battle of Ypres  he was half buried by shells several  times, and ' then,Nin tbe same engagement, he received a wound  which incapacitated him for further  service, a piece of shrapneF tearing  away one of his kneecaps. After  spending six or seven months in tbe  hospitals in England,'1 he was sent to  the convalescent, hospital at Vic  toria. He will return to that place  next week. On his discharge from  that hospital he intends to go back  to England, where he has been offered a life situation by one of his  former employers.  to stand up if in favor of the resolution. The local speakers were  Mayor Acres, E. C* Henniger and  H. B. Chapman. It is the intention of those prominently identified  with this movement to form a local  league as soon as possible.  The.Grand Forks-Lumber company's mill at Lynch creek will  start sawing operations next week  in order to provide the company  with lumber for its own requirements. As the company has a planing mill and a three-mile tramway  to build, it may be some time yet  before sawing for commercial pur������  poses is commenced. At present  quite a force of men is employed at  the mill, and Lynch' creek has  every indication of becoming an important lumber camp in the near  future.  Roy McLeod and bride, nee Miss  McKinnel, who were married in  Vancouver last week, returned to  the city Wednesday morning, and  were warmly welcomed home by  their many friends. The bride was  a member of the public school  staff in this city a -couple of years  ago, and is well and favorably  known here. The couple will reside  in Grand Forks, Mr. McLeod being  engaged in business here?-  ,  "It is a far cry from the first Toronto fair to the Canadian National  exhibition of today," says tbe To  ronto Globe. "The later seems quite  a young institution, with its thirty-  nine years, when oue discovers that  nearly seventy years ago the first  fair was held near the present site.  And farmers' day brougbtto the exhibition of 19x7 a pioneer farmer  who had attended that first fair ,He  is James Morrison, of Beaverton,  sprightly, keen and interested in life  at ninety-two years, and eager to  compare the exhibition of today  with that far-off fair when the  grounds comprised only a few acres,  and when there were few exhibits  besides cattle, horses, hogs and hens,  The wagon road from Cnristina  lake to Paulson will be opeued on  Sunday.-by-an automobile, excursion  from this city to the latter place."'  THE GRANBY'S  ROLLOF 'HONOR  Men Fromi the . Big.. Plant  Who Have Served Em-  . pire at the Front  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Norris have  moved ,to this city from Vancouver.  Mr. Norris is a well known Canadian  Pacfic railway engineer.  The Hedley Gold Mining company has declared its regular quarterly dividend of 3 per cent This is  at the rate of 50 cents a sharp on  120,000 shares issued. Payment  will be made September 29 to stockholders of record September 22.  The forthcoming disbursement  will increase the disbursements of  the year to SI80,000 and the grand  total to #2,242,520. The company  paid $240,000 in 1916 and $300,000  in 1915 and the same sum in 1915.  The production of gold has been increased at the mine, and the costs of | -  labor and supplies have been increased disproportionately.     This is  them,   and   we   are  sure they will j these lined up  against   a fence, for  prove active and valuable  members j buildings, too, were scarce in   those  of the upper chamber. Wo extend  our congratulations to them all on  the honor which has been conferred  upon them.''  James W. Gerrard, formerly  American ambassador in Germany,  is one of the principal stockholders  in the Hedley Mining company.  The Dominion parliament was  prorogued yesterday by the governor-general.  China has expressed  a  desire to  send troops to France.  illustrated by a comparison of thej The Big Copper, near Greenwood,  net profits, which were $248,617 in ! has shipped 250 tons this summer  J 916 and $375,745 in 1915. The in- to tbe Granby mrielter. Further  creased   cost of supplies was being shipments will soon be made.  days." James Morrison is the father  of A. D. Morrison, of this city. The  son inherits his father's penchant  tor attending fairs.  Sir George Bury, vice-president of  the C.P.R., and Grant Hall, vice-  president and general manager, left  Winnipeg yesterday for a western  our of inspection. They will pr.ob -  ably go over the iCettle valley   line.  The win-the-war meeting in the  Empress on Friday evening attaact-  ed a large audience. Judge Brown  presided. Rev. W. H. Vance and  Q.M.S. Youhill were the principal  speakers, and their addresses were  listened to with rapt attention. The  audience rose in a body when asked  The men at the Mother Lode  mine who recently decided to discontinue their contributions to tbe  Canadian Patriotic fund, have on  second consideration decided to contribute till the end of this year.  Although they consider the system  of collection and administration is  altogether wrong and inadequate,  they do not wish to place hardship  on tbe beneficiaries of the fund by  ceasing contributing in a sudden  manner. They have consequently  given the administrators of the fund  and the Dominion government three  months' notice of their intention,  which they eousider is sufficient  time for the government to inaugurate a new and more adequate system.���������Ledge.  ONLY TWO LIQUOR  STORES IN PROVINCE  The announcement was made in  Victoria on Tuesday by Hon. J. \V.  DeB. Farris, attorney general, to the  effect that following the principle  adopted by the Alberta government,  there will be two government establishments for the sale of liquor by  specially appointed vendors, under  the British Columbia prohibition  law, Instead of six as had been suggested. One of these establishments  will be located at Victoria and the  other in Vancouver. The decision  has been arrived at consequent upon  qhe visit of Prohibition Commissioner Findlay to Edmonton. That  the government of the neighboring  province has succeeded in reducing  the administration of their measure  to a science is the opinion formed  by Mr. Findlay.  The following five-men were the  first of the smelter employees to en  list from Grand Forks at the outbreak of the war. These men went  over from Vajcartier, Quebec, mtu  the 7th battalion:  A. Potentier���������Occupation,furnace  helper. He was taken prisoner at  the first battle of Ypres. He was at  first confined at Geissen, but has  since been transferred elsewhere.  Parcels are sent him regularly,which  are acknowledged.  F. J. Hicks���������Occupation, feeder.  He was killed in action April, 1915,  at the battle of St. Julien.  George Fitz���������Occupation, welder.  He was next in  the  ranks, to F. J..  Hicks   at  the battle of St. Julien,  and was taken prisoner at that time.  He was confined originally at   Geissen,   and   after  several  changes is  back there.    He has   been on  the  point of being exchanged on  different   occasions,   but  was held up at  the boundary.   His home is at Bangor,. Maine,   and ' he- wala'the first.  American  to   enlist   from    Grand  Forks.    He   haB  been well   looked  after by the Odd Fellows and  is in  good shape, with the exception of a  bad ankle.  L. Green���������Occupation, craneman.  Green did not reach France, but was  invalided home and has since died  of cancer.  Percy Taylor���������Occupation, motor-  man. He was put on transport service, where he is still accomplishing  useful work somewhere in France.  Others who have left since the  first group areas follows:  Harry Williams���������Occupation.pipe  fitter. Williams is another American  and went with the 4Sth in January,  1915. He was killed in action on  September 15, 1916.  Wilson Fleming ��������� Occupation,  loader. Fleming also went with the  48th and was killed by a shell on  the 3rd of May last.  E. Dopson���������Occupation, furnace-  man. Dopson, who has been twice  badly wounded, went with the 22f>tb  and is now in the hospital.  W. J. Pearson���������Occupation, ino-  torman. Pearson, who went with  the first draft of the 54th, was  buried by a shell at the second battle of Ypres. He was covered for  sixteen hours and spent ten months  in the hospital recovering from shell  shock. He is now back as bandsman  with the Canadian   Mounted Rifles.  Others at the front from the Grand  Forks smelter are: Peter Barker, W.  Sayers, F. Cook, F. Brewer, Nurray  Janes, J. W. Cook, H. and A, Potentier (sons of A. Potentier), and  Jack Plant. The last four went in  February, 1916, with the McGill  University corps. Cook is now a  wire cutter and Plant a drill instructor,  H. de Lispenasse was the fir.st  man to leave Grand Forks for the  front, as be was called to the French  colors on August 10, 1914, and is  now acting as interpreter.  ' THE   SUN,    GKAKD   FORKS,   B. G.  Sh? -fettfr $axk% Bun  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (in Canada and Great Britain) SI.00  One Year (in the United States)  ���������    1.50  Address all communications to  Tiik Grand Fokks Sun,  Phone 101 R. Gkand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMHiA AVENUE AND LAKE STREET.  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1917.  Some men who, at the outbreak of the war,  .started out to graft from the government, and  have since been active war profiteers, still  pose as patriots. They are, however, finding  it more difficult to keep up the deception 'as  the Avar drags on. -     *  ��������� We .should imagine that it would be as  difficult to "profess a love for democracy and  oppose conscription as it is serys two masters.  The federal parliament-has been prorogued,  and many politicians will be kept busy during  the , next few months explaining why they  voted against the military service act.  ling   but  "household  management."    This is  i what it means; <fr ought to mean, today.' Two  (false ideas have orept into the common use of  | the word, and if they can be eradicated  half  'the battle for sound economy is won. To some  i economy suggests cutting down, to others it is  a newspaper, term for an unknown  something  that Mr. Hoover or President Wilson or Wall  Street ought to do to reduce the cost of living.    Nothing of the sort.    It means that you  balance your home budget as carefully as if it  were the budget of your firm; that you buy no  food that you do not need, that you permit no  food to become epoiled : or wasted;  that you  vary your diet so that you get enough of.every,  kind of food; that you buy with  reference  to  times and seasons and relative costs, and that  you .keep  an  eye open for good advice from  any source/ whether from the  department of  agriculture, a farmers' weekly,  your agricultural college, oi' the hired girl in the kitchen.  r  ^  \=  If neglected often  leads to serious  eye troubles. Have your eyes examined  when  you  first  notice  any   discomfort.  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  -J  The  market  basket has joined the hoe,as  an emblem of patriotism. ,  It is not an anomaly for a good Liberal to  support the military service act. Conscription  assures democracy, and if the Liberal party  stands for anything, it is democracv.  If the war last two years longer, as it is  now' predicted, many editors may yet learn  that the hoe is mightier than the pen.  Harold  Begbie  writes  as  follows  in  the  North American Review:    Can  man. abolish  this Fury who devastates the world, who slays  youth by the million, and who fills the homes  of men. with unutterable agony?    We are not  now thinking of war as an abstract idea, as  a  far  of contingency, as something of which in  times of peace heroic men sing  manful songs  and coward men twitter their, shivering fears.  We are thinking of this actual war that has  killed our son, blinded our  brother,  crippled  our friend and maddened  our  neighbor; this  beastly  war  that stinks  under heaven   like  some  colossal fungus rotting in a wood that  nature made for poets and lovers; this ruinous  war   that   has  destroyed Europe in a few  months; this malignant war which has  made  men 'hate each other with such an acrid bitterness as has destroyed even the chivalry and  ceremonial of the battlefield; this  war which  has dragged delicate women, defenseless children and poor, decrepit old age into its steel  net of blood and death���������this war, can it be  abolished so that never again will it destroy a  peasant's cottage  or break  the heart   of a  mother'?   Let us make no mistake of the urgency of this question.    It is n.ow, in the hour  of death, that we must make answer.   Let us  wait till  "peace" returns, and it is like to be  only that false peace which brought this very  war to our hearts.    But now, while the precious blood of youth is still draining into  the  cesspits of death, now if we ask ourselves this  question, then such a peace may we  make as  shall outwinter all journeys of the earth.   But  we must ask with an agony of the heart, a determination of the mind, and a longing of the  soul, as if we were drowning men to whom  a  rope  has  been  thrown   out of the darkness  that engulfs us.  The primitive disposition in man, whi^h remains unchanged below the surface although  the appearances are refined, is humorously  illustrated in "the Canadian Magazine by' a  story of Sir Matthew Begbie, chief justice of  British Columbia.  Iii a case tried before Sir Matthew, in which  one man was accused of sandbagging another,  the evidence for conviction was conclusiye,but  to his amazement and disgust a verdict of  "not guilty" was returned.     ���������  "Gentlemen of the jury, this is your verdict,  not mine!" thundered Sir Matthew. "If there  were many repetitions of such conduct as  yours trial by jury would become a horrible  "farce and the city of Victoria would be turned  into a nest of criminals. Go! I have nothing  more to say to you."  Then he turned to the prisoner and said  savagely:  ''You are discharged! Go and sandbag some  of the jurymen; they deserve it!"  o-st a Few of Our Exclusive Specialties  THE GOAL EVERBEARING   APPLE���������The only   everbearing  ���������   apple   in   existence.    A    delicious    all-the season    fruit.     Fine  trees, eacli ���������: ���������  Sl.00'  THE VANDERPOOL RED APPLE���������Tlie great export-applo and  keeper.  '  Each. i' ��������� '.   50c  THE OllENCO APPLE���������The best dessert apple.   En'cli."  50c  THE YAK1M.ENE PEACH-APRICOT���������A remarkable   combination of the apricot and-peach.  Hard}'.  Each '."!'.....  SI.00  THE VROOMAN, FRANQUETTE WALNUT���������Produces food of  great nutritious value on a highly ornamental tree.  Each $1.00  rRHE     SOUVENIR    EVERBEARING-    RASPBERRY���������The    ���������  ' greatest everbearer.    Hundred' 81-1 00  Special Sample Offer  We will send PREPAID to your nearest station1 next Spring ono  of each of these splendid trees and a dozen of Souvenir Raspberries on  receipt of a 85.00 bill, or CO D 85.50. Orders should be placed NOW  for these or any other of our well known stock. We do not ship into'the  interior in the Fall.  We issue a SEVENTY PAGE CATALOG of Fruit and Ornamental  Trees, etc., also an ARTISTIC ROSE CATALOG. These will be sent  on request, together with a'pretty colored calendar for this .month.  We have a vacancy for a full-time salesman, also for one   or  two  men  with spare time.  N.B.���������It is MOST IMPORTANT that ORDERS be sent in AT  ONCE.    The stock must reserved NOW.  ������eBritish ColumbiaNurseries Co.,Ltd  1493 Seventh Ave. W��������� Vancouver, B. C.  Nurseries at Sard is.  .    .    .    Plate-sin with gold,  And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks;  Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce' it.  "��������� ���������Shakespeare.  Harrigan was out walking with his new  bull pup when he met a friend.  "That's a fine-looking brute," said his friend,  who was an admirer of blooded clogs. "Where  do you keep him?"  ''Oh, up in my room," said Harrigan.  "Don't you know that it isn't healthy to  keep a dog in your room?" asked the  friend.  "Oh, he's used to now," Harrigan answered.  zA Snap, If Taken Soon  S-room house find two lots on Garden Street. -Lots 100, by 300 feet  deep; chicken coops, etc. Will sell cheap for quick sale���������for less than  one half what it cost owner; 81300 if sold soon. Will give time if needed. Is handy to school. Garden has.'good soil, and enough potatoes and  vegetables can be-raised for a large*, family. Would make an ideal home  for a smolterman. Terms���������S200 or $300 cash; balance moiithly payments of $25 or 830.   For further particulars  Call at or Phone The Sun Office  Advertise in The Sun.   It has the  largesflocal circulation.  IMPERIALIST PARLORS  ��������� BRIDGE STREET  WE SELL  Fresh Tobaccds  The United States government has set the  price of copper at 23������ cents per pound: This  is 3 cents per pound lower than the present  market price of the metal.  The incompetent usually push  themselves  to the front; the efficient are called.  All Leading Brands of Cigars  Soft Drinks  SCO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  EORSAIE  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  Ffrst Street  Telkphonks;  Office, R(i6  Hansen's Residence. K38  W-   J- Meagher, Prop,  He who is content is rich.  At feasts you entertain two guests, body  and soul. If you follow the directions of the  food controller, the soul will  part of the entertainment.  get the better  The great war has brought Egypt into very  close touch with Asia. Three years ago it took  rive or six days to go from Cairo to Beersheba,  the southernmost town of Palestine. It is now  possible to make the journey, mainly by rail,  in eight hours.  There are many ways of enjoying the great  festival of life.  The word "economv," which is now so  tin-  The Sun, at $1.00 per year, gives its readers'  thi'ec times more reading matter than any  other Boundary paper. This fact accounts  or the rapid increase in our circulation.  Besides being read by all the intelligent people of Qjcand Forks, The Sun goes to every  winch  home in  the  Kettle and North Fork  pleasantly familiar to us all,, meant to ancient>Valleys.    No other Boundary paper can  give  Greeks, from whom we derive the term, noth-'advertisers this guarantee.  CORRECT ENGLISH  HOW TO USE IT  JOSEPHINE TDRCK BAKER, Editor  A MONTHLY MAGAZIKE  For   Progressive   Men   and    Women,  Business and Professional;  Club Women  Teachers      Students      Ministers  Doctors      Lawyers       Stenographers  and all who wish to  Speak and Write Correct English.  PAKTIATi LIST OP CONTKXTS  Your Every-Day Vocabulary  How to Enlarge It  Words,Their Meanings and Their Uses  I'roiiuiiclntioiia with Illustrative Sunteuces..  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Nothing is  mor'6 satisfactory than the telephone,, as  it tri.ves ftece to face communication.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE COMPANY, LTD.  PLEASANTRIES  r   OF THE  Promoting the Cat  As vats did much damage to his  papers, a Hindu clerk, who was in  charge of the official documents-in  one of the more remote Indian towns,  obtained permission to keep two cats,  the larger of which was to receive  somewhat better rations ' than the  other. A few weeks later the head  office at Delhi received this  dispatch:  "I have the honor to inform you  chat the senior cat is absent without  * ave.    What shall I do?"  To this problem the office vouch  sated no answer. After waiting a few  days the Hindu sent off a proposal:  "In re absentee cat.     I propose   to  promote   the   junior   cat, and   in the  meantime  to   take  into  government  service a probationer cat on   full   ra  ��������� lions."  Enlist at Such a Time  A mustering officer, in tne early  days of the war, before England was  aroused, met on the street of a coast  ���������village a strapping fellow about~ 21  years old.  The officer hailed him.  "See 'ere, me lad," he said, "are  you in good 'ealth?"   '   v  ���������'I are," said the youth.  "Are you married?" '  "I aren't."  '"Ave you anyone dependent on  you?"  "I'ave not."  "Then your Icing and country need  you.   Why don't you enlist?"  "What?" he said. "With this  bloomin' war goin'on? You must  think I am a silly fool!"  arrived at one mess somewhat earlier  than he was expected, and the"orderly  of the day, beiug taken by surprise,  and in his shirt sleeves, dived., under  the table to save a reprimand.  "Any complaints?" asked the officer.  The corporal, grasping the situation  at once, answered for the absent  orderly.  "None, sir."  ���������HVho is this?" asked the officer,  suddenly catching sight of the orderly  under the table."  ,The corporal again rose to the situation. j_  "Orderly of the day, sir," he answered.  "Oh!" said the officer.and passed on  The next mess were quite prepared,  with the orderly spjek aud span,  standing at attention at the head of  the table.  "Any complaints?"  "None, sir," answered the orderly.  The officer looked him well over.  "And who are you?" he asked.  ���������'Orderly of the day, sir.',-.  "Then why the dickens aren't you  under the table?" was the unexpected  retort.  The Swab  The 'sergeant and the lieutenant  were conversing about the new recruit.  "'E's thin as a ramrod and 'e don't  even look strong enough to 'elp in the  store," complained the sergeant.  "Let him clean the rifles," suggested the lieutenant.  ���������"And Ws agoin' to pull 'im  through?" barked the sergeant, defi  antly. ' '  A New Place for Orderlies  There is evidence that life in the  army has its humorous side even in  was time. In a story that recently  went the rounds of the English press,  a newly appointed officer who was  making his first visit to the mess, with  the usual inquiry of "any complaints?"  An Inexperienced Marshal  The London Times tells of an old  Irishman, long desjrous of official  dignity, who was- finally appointed  marshal in a parade on the king's  birthday. Veterans, bandsmen and  school children lined the streets of  the town, patiently waiting the signal  to start.  Suddenly thfi marshal, on a pranc-  iug charger, dashed up the street.  After inspecting the procession, he  "ave his horse a touch with his whip,  s ood up in his stirrups and   shonted:  "Ready, now! "Every one of yez  kape shtep wid the horse!   March!"  A Nicely Chosen Word  Of Nijinski, the famous Russian  dancer, who'is himself a good musician,  Answers tells the following story:  At a reception the other day M.  Nijinski listened without wincing to  a pianoforte performance, more vigorous than skillful,-on the part of the  daughter of the house.  "M. Nijinski, how do you like my  little girl's playing?" the hostess asked  Jier. guest of honor.  "Ah, madam," M. Nijinski replied  tactfully, l,I think your daughter haff  a vairy firm trade."  "The Canadians in France,"  A Great War Map  Canadian homes will no longer have  difficulty in following the Canadian  troops in France. There has just been  issu'ed a map of the European war  area that clearly shows every point of  interest that has been mentioned in  dispaches since the Canadian forces  first landed in France. It has' been  made especially for the great Canadian weekly, the Family Herald and  .Weekly Star of Montreal, and is a  credit indeed'to Candian enterprise.  It is a marvel of detail and yet not  crowded. It is in four colors and  about 2������x3������"feet and folded into a  very neat cover, about 5x 10 inches.  The map is surrounded by a border of  the regimental badges and coat of  arms of nearly every battalion that  left Canada, from Halifax to Vancouver. Every important point can  be recognized at once. That portion  of the map covering France'is in a  soft color with names of towns and  battle scenes in black, easily recognizable. The map is endorsed by returned military experts as most complete aud accurate in detail. The map  could not be produced, except in such  large quantities as The Family Herald  will use, at less than two dollar's a  copy, yet it can be had absolutely  free with The Family Herald.  - The publishers of The Family Herald and Weekly Star for several  months back have been fighting hard  against the necessity of increasing  their subscription rates, but eventu  ally had to come to it like most other  papers. The increase, however, is a  mere trifle���������twenty five'eents a year,  making their new rate ������1 25���������and  with the year's subscription they will  include a copy of this great war map  free of charge. This is certainly a generous offer, and one that Canadians  will appreciate. Many expected a  much larger increase in the subscription price of The Family Herald, and  are surprised at the small extra  amount charged.  The enormous circulation of The  Family Herald and Weekly Star  should be still greater when this offer  becomes known.  You can not reach The Sun's  numerous readers except through  the columns of The Sun.  Addressing Mail to Soldiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail at the front arid to insure  prompt delivery it is requested that  all mail be addressed as follows:  -  (a) Regimental number.  " (b) Rank.  (c) Name.  (d) Squadron, battery or company.  (e) Battalion, regiment (or other  unit), staff appoinmtent or department.  (f) Canadian Contingent.  (g) British Expeditionary Force.  (h) Army Post, London, England.  Unnecessary mention of higher-  formations, such as brigades, dvisions,  is strictly forbidden, and causes delay.  DAVIS BLOCK, BRIDGE AND SECOND STREETS  Try us for first quality Fresh and Cured  Meats, Lard, Compound, etc. Fish ana  Game in Season.  Support Youi Home InduFtrj?  PHONE 58  DAVIS & FLOOD, Proprietors  land registry act  (Section 24.)  IN THE MATTER of an application  for duplicate certificate of title No.  128GCa issued to Samuel Horner covering Lot 1261, Group 1, Osooyos  Division, Yale District, (except part  four acres and all Lots and Blocks on  Map 53).  Notice is hereby given that it is  my intention at the expiration of one  month from the first publication hereof  to issue a duplicate certificate of title  covering the above land's to Samuel  Horner, unless in the meantime I  shall receive valid objection thereto  in writing.  Dated at the Land Rc*gisfry Office,  KarnJoops, B. C, the 28th day of  June, A.D. 1917.  C. II. DUNBAR,  District Registrar.  Hb      Batt     HO  Bra II   D   I  <J#  Isn't the news of your  store something like the  nsws of the whole city?  There is news every week  in Grand Forks ��������� some  weeks more than others ���������  but every week there is  news.  Isn't there news in your  store every week? Isn't  there something to advertise?  Your customers are shopping   every * week.    Aren 't  you losing   many   of  them  the weeks you do not advertise?  It's the steady trade that  counts   with a  store ��������� it's  the steady advertising  that ���������  brings the steady trade.  RBSOL VE���������To use news  paper space regularly, and  be sure it^is in The Grand  Forks Sun.  \ THE   SU-1S,    GRAND' FORKS,   B.C.  $  Of all present-day Sewing Machines.  . Why buy* a machine at which you have  to sit in an awkward position, when you  may just as well have one with which it  is a pleasure to sew? The White Rotary  Sit-Strate is just the machine you want.  Sold on easy monthly payments ������>y  cTHiller C& Gardner  Complete Home Furnishers  pamed him to this city, and she  will visit with her sons here for  some time.  EfSfTMT  The engine of the east-bound C.  P. R. passenger train was derailed  by spreading rails last night a short  distance this side of Fisherman.  The coaches broke away from the  engine and stayed .on the track, but  the engine went in the ditch, and  Engineer McCarthy and the fireman  went down with it. They were not  badly hurt, but they were removed  to the Grand Forks hospital, where  it was found that their most serious  injuries comprised a nervous shock  The passengers were not very badly  shaken up.  In a little over a week the open  bar will be a thing of the past in  British Columbia. Locally, all the  hotels are making preparations to  remain in business, at least until  the new law has been given a thorough test. Temperance drink supplies have been ordered by all of  them. The two local breweries will  make .2 per cent beer instead of the  present strength beverage.  George D. Clark returned on Tuesday from New Westminster, where  he had been on the sad mission  of attending the burial of Bis  late wife. His mother, Mrs. J.  F.   Clark,   of  Vancouver,   accom-  In order'to accumulate a supply  of coke and ore, the Granby smelter  in this city shut down Tuesday for  about ten days. The mines in  Phoenix will continue to operate,  and the ore-trains will ruo as  usual.  "news" is more   mis-leading  than a  patent-medicine ad.  Miss May Gilpin left on Sunday  for Trail. She will join the staff of  the public school in that city.  Mr. Cayley, of Vancouver, who  was a barrister in this city in pioneer days, has been appointed county, judge, vice W. W. B. Mclnnis,  resigned.  A; D. Morrison reports that the  indications,are that he will have a  good grape crop, lie is the only  grape grower in the valley on a  large scale.  METEOROLOGICAL  Charles G. Moehler, late of the  St. Paul Trust company, arrived in  the city on Monday to assume the  position of secretary and bookkeeper  for the Grand Forks Lumber company.  A. J. McCallum, local road superintendent, was conveyed to tbe  Grand Forks hospital on Tuesday.  He was suffering from a high fever:  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the - past week, as,recorded by the government thermometer on E. h\Laws' ranch:  Max.    Mia.  Sept.   1-1���������Friday   67 37  15���������Saturday   .... 77 41  16���������Sundiy  84 4<J  17���������Monday  S3 '50  18���������Tuesday  83 -H  19���������Wednesday .-. 85 '17  20-Thursday   S7 49  Inches  Rainfall ,   0.0U  ~\  ���������F������'y^iatclies, Clocks, Jewellery,  Gut Glass, Silverware, Etc.  Go to  TIMBERLAKE, SON & CO.  "THE QUALITY IEWELLERS"  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Forts  Specialty:    Fine Watch Repairs,  EPENDENT BR  oonter Check  ooks  Mr. and Mrs. E C. Woodward  will return ��������� to this city from the  Paluse country in a couple of weeks.  A. xV. Frechetts, inventor of a  new cattle guard, has received permission from Vice-President Grant  Hall to install a few of them on the  C. P. 11. for demonstration purposes.  Mrs W. J. Galipeau on Saturday-  received a telegram from the military authorities at Ottawa saying  that her son, Aldemar, had been  wounded in action at the front.  J. T. Simmons, of the Grand  Forks ^Furniture and Hardware  company, has spent the past week  at the Nelson fair.  Highland Logic  When Lord Tullibardino, son of  the Duke of Atholl, was seeking election to the house of commons he was  accompanied by his parliamentary  agent, who introduced him to many  of the voter's. The agent said to one  old Scotsman:  "This is Lord Tullibar'Jine. Of  course you know him?"  "Na, na: I dinna ken him," was  the reply.  "At all events." continued the  agent, ''vou know his father the  duke?"  "Oh, ah; .1. ken the duke. He's a  gran' man, the duke."  "Then you will vote for his son?"  "I'm no so sure about that. It's  no everv coo has a caff like hersel'. "*  Tuesday's casualty list contained  the name of Ernest Wiles, who enlisted in this city, among those who  had been wounded.  The local Hearstian imitator last  week was so anxious to show that  it has a stand in with both political  parties that it printed the announcement of an appointment that had  not   been   made.     That    class   of  Especially  Attractive  Are Ttie  The styles arc bewitching and  distinctne, and come in a  great variety of cloths, with  added collar and belt features.  Full-length    models    of    Plushes,  Velours, Broadcloth and Tweed   mix  tures.    New   shades   of   Green   are  shown:    Taupe,    Navy,    Black   and  others.  Great Coats  Would answer all, for there is no  skimping. Greater fullness, greater  collars and cuffs, with not a missing  feature of comfort.  ft/  Xantippe's Work  Xantippe, the wife of Socrates,  was a famous scold. George Ade  says he once asked a bright little  schoolgirl:  "How did Socrates die?" '*���������  "He died," the little girl answered  with ready confidence, "from a dose  of wedlock."  Made in Toronto. The  b<\st counter check books  on the market today. ,    ���������'  ���������Eastern'Prices  We have a two years'  contract to handle these  books. Call and sec samples  o4t The Sun Office  THE  LONDONDIRECTORY  (Published .-Vtniiuxllj*")  UnuWos tniders   tliroiif-liout   the   worlil   to  coinniuiiieate direct with Jintrlish  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  in efich clnssof Roods. Besides being u complete coimnorciul jruidi; to London and Its  suburbs, the directory contains lists of ,  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they snjiply; i  STEAMSHIP LINES j  arranged under the Ports to which they sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;        ,  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES .'���������/.  of leading^ Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., In  ���������the principal provincial towns and Industrial  oentrcsof the United Kingdom. '  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt 6f Postal  Order for $5.  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5, orlarger advertisements from $15.  ������.ia..������..������..>i,a,,a,,������.i>..������M������~������..������..������..������.*������w.^..������������.������.^..������n������Mtii������ii������  ���������I  (Sure! High Heels  i   Cause Corns But  !      Who Cares Now {  ������.,a.<������,.������"*,.e>,OM*"  Because style decrees that women  crowd and buckle up their tender toes  in high heel footwear they suffer from'  corns, then they cut and trim at these  painful pests which, morely makes the  corn crow hard. This suicidal habit  nay cause lockjaw and women are  warned to stop it.  A few drops of a. drug called freez-  one applied directly upon* a sore corn  gives quick relief and soon tho entire  corn, root and all, lifts out without  pain. Ask the drug store man for a  quarter of an ounce of freezone, "which;  costs very little but is sufficient to remove every hartf or soft corn or pallua  from one's feet.  This drug is an ether compound and  dries in a moment and simply shrivels  up the corn without inflaming^ or even  irritating the surrounding tissue or  skin. Clip this out and pin on your  wife's dresser.  The Sun rend is   rear!   by   everybody in the Kettle valley.  FARM LANDS   OREGON * CAMPOUStA KAtMtO.MJ CO.  GRANT LANDS.  Title to snme rovo!<ted in United States by Act  of Congres- rtiilod Jinie 9, 1910. Two million  tnree hundred thousand acres to be opened  for Honiesteiid.N mid mile. I'nwor site timber  and ngrloi'lturul lands. Containing some  of beat land left in United -States. Now is  the opportune time. I.urge Beeflonnl miip  showing 'Iiintls imd description ,of soil, cli-  ^-niato, mil-full, elevations, etc. I'ostpald One  Dollar. GraiitLnnds jjOcaling Co., Box 010,  Portland, Oregon,   i  BOOT   REPAIRING  TA'KK   your  repairs  to   Armson, shoo   repairer.    Tho   Hub.    Look  for  the   Big  Boot.  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGH EST CASH PISICKS paid for old Stoves  and    ItuugeH.    K. C.  tVcklmm.   second.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  5, Abchuroh Lane, London, E.C.  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty"  Our prices are  moderate, because \vc employ  compctcntwork-  men who have  mastered their  trade,.and wo'do  have to charge  for the "service"  of hunting"; up  samples*in specimen 'books.  P. A.  Z,  PARE,   Proprietor  Yalk Hotel, Fihst Stkkkt  WE PRINT  .Letterheads  Note heads  Billheads  ��������� Statements  Envelopes  Business cards  , Visiting cards  Posters  Dodgers   ���������*  Shippingtags  Menus  Ball programs  Wedding-jn-  vitations  Price lists  Pamphlets  Circulars  And commercial  and societyjprint  ing of every description.  J  Pays for The  Sun for an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary con it.ry  GREATWAR MAP ABSOLUTELY FREE  JUST ISSUED���������Most Complete New War Map of Fighting Area in Europe���������a marvel of detail; of special interest to Canadians; every point of interest easilv locuterl;  size 2-.\x.'*}^- feet, in four colors. Map is embellished with  Badges Representing all Canadian Battalions. Each map  in cover of very neat design The very map our Canadian  soldiers will oudorse, and the map that makes the war understood. Progress of armies easily followed. Con id not be  prod need under two dollars* a copy.     It is  Free With the Grand Forks Sun and T/ie Family Herald  and  Weekly Star of Montreal  Canada's 'Greatest and Rest Weekly���������new subscription  prion $1.25 a your���������every home in Canada should have it.  Don't be without a -War Map���������without it, the war is a  mystery.  The Grand Forks Sun  The Family Herald and Weekly Star  and the War Map  Si? ������.8  liitticl Store,

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